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www.cvrf.org/act/
Organizing Directors
Seung-Jung Park, MD
Asan Medical Center Affiliated Physicians
Jung-Min Ahn, MD, Do-Yoon Kang, MD, Soo-Jin Kang, MD, Seung-Whan Lee, MD, Pil Hyung Lee, MD, Duk-Woo Park, MD, Seung-Jung Park, MD
Invited Professors
Yasushi Asakura, MD, Bon-Kwon Koo, MD, Toshiya Muramatsu, MD, Kenya Nasu, MD, Satoru Otsuji, MD, Etsuo Tsuchikane, MD
Goal and Mission
ACT Program is an internationally recognized 4-day learning program, which provides the highest quality training in the field of interventional cardiology. Trainees will learn and develop clinical knowledge, procedural skills and techniques required as a specialist in this field and will build a close network with the colleagues and the faculties both regionally and internationally.
Program Organization
This program is designed and run by CVRF and the faculties of the Heart Institute of Asan Medical Center. At the end of the training day, trainees will receive a certificate of completion.
Facilties
Learning activities take place at atrium at the Asan Medical Center, Seoul, which is the largest medical institute in Korea with a total of 2,700 beds. The Heart Institute at the Asan Medical Center is divided into several functions, including Aortic Disease Center, Peripheral Artery Disease Center, Atrial Fibrillation Center, Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplantation Center, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention & Rehabilitation Center, Cardiac Imaging Center, Valvular Heart Disease Center, and Ischemic Heart Disease Center.
Target Audience
  • Interventional cardiologists
  • General cardiologists
  • Physicians interested in cardiology and vascular medicine
  • Radiologists
  • Vascular surgeons
  • Interventional pediatricians
  • Nurses
  • Technologists
  • Vascular medicine specialists
Curriculum
During four-day of the program, trainees are provided with instruction and experience in patient care and management, diagnosis, and prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
  1. Live Case Demonstrations
    • Complex Coronary Intervention: LM, Bifurcation, CTO, Long Lesion, Small Lesion, Multi-Vessel
    • Endovascular Intervention: Carotid, Renal, SFA, BTK, Abdominal, Aortic Aneurysm
    • Structural Heart Disease Intervention: PFO, ASD, AVR, PMV
    • Transcatheter Valve Therapies
  2. State-of-the-Art Lectures
    • Current Status of DES & BVS
    • Technical Tips & Tricks: LM, Bifurcation, Ostial Lesion, Multi-Vessel, CTO, AMI/ACS, Carotid, Peripheral Intervention, Structural Heart Disease, Transcatheter Valve Therapies, etc.
    • Imaging: IVUS, VH-IVUS, OCT, CT, MR, FFR, etc.
    • Adjunctive Pharmacology
    • Up-to-date Clinical Trials and Registries
    • How to make good clinical trials
  3. Lunchtime Activities
    • TAVI Session
    • Antiplatelet Options for PCI Patients: Unsolved Issues and Solutions
    • Case Presentation & Discussion: Nightmare Complications-Untangling the Knots!
    • Hands-on Learning: IVUS, VH-IVUS & OCT
    • Cath Lab Experience
Contact
Ms. Hyerim Yun
Tel. 82-2-3010-4792 | Fax. 82-2-475-6898
E-mail. yuyun@summitMD.com | Website. www.cvrf.org/act/
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