20th International Live Course in Cardiac Intervention

Hosted by St James's Hospital and The Royal City of Dublin Cardiovascular Institute

Friday 23rd February 2024

Course Directors: Prof Andrew Maree & Dr John Buckley
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This is the 20th annual live course run by the department of Cardiology in St. James's Hospital. This a one day event run in the Robert Smyth Lecture Theatre in the Trinity Centre for Health Sciences on the campus of St. James's Hospital. It features combined lectures and live cases from our catheterisation laboratories in both coronary, structural and valvular transcatheter cardiac interventions.

Meeting approved for 6 external CPD credits

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St. James’s Live Course in Cardiac Intervention Friday 23rd February 2024


08:45 INTRODUCTION: Prof Linda Doyle, Provost, Trinity College Dublin / Prof Colin Doherty, Head of Medical School, Trinity College Dublin

Session 1
Complex Heart Disease


Chairperson: Prof Kevin Walsh

Panel: Prof Jim O’Neill, Prof Joseph Galvin, Mr Michael Tolan, Ms Sarah Early, Dr Peter Kelly, Dr Hafiz Hussein, Dr Sarah Fairley

09:15Surgical Management of Aortic Valve Disease in the Young Adult
Prof Jonathan McGuinness, Our lady of Lourdes Hospital, Crumlin and Mater Misericordiae Hospital Dublin

09:40Case 1: Omega Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion
Operators: Prof Ignacio Cruz Gonzalez, Prof Andrew Maree and Prof Ross Murphy

10:20Case 2: Chronic Total Occlusion Part 1
Operators: Drs Peter O’ Kane and John Cosgrave

10:45ECMO, VADs and Shock!
Dr Gerard Giblin, Consultant Cardiologist, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin

11:00Coffee Break

Session 2
Valvular Intervention


Co-chairs: Dr Peter Crean and Prof Robert Byrne

Panel: Dr Niall Mulvihill, Prof Mark Spence, Dr Breda Hennessy, Mr Vincent Young, Mr Salim Jahangeer, Dr Edwina McNaughton

11:20Tricuspid Valve Intervention – Case Presentations
Profs I Cruz-Gonzalez and Mark Spence

11:40Case 3: Trans-carotid TAVI
Operators: Drs Stephen O’Connor and Mark Hensey

12:10Case 4: Complex PCI Case
Operators: Prof Mark Kennedy, Drs Colm Hanratty and Ian Pearson

13:00Lunch Break

Session 3
New Technology


Co-chairs: Profs David Keane and Gavin Blake

Panel: Prof Robert Byrne, Prof Ivan Casserly, Dr James Shand, Dr Una Buckley, Dr Brendan Foley, Dr John Keaney

13:45Update on National ACS Programme – Where we are now and where to next?
Prof Tom Kiernan

14:10Complex PCI Case
Operators: Drs Colm Hanratty and John Buckley

14:30Case 5: Electrophysiology Case
Operators: Drs Derek Crinion and Jonathan Lyne

Session 4
Case Competition


Co-chairs: Drs David Mulcahy and Peter Quigley

Adjudicators: Drs Aidan Buckley, Angie Brown, Yvonne Smith, Sajjad Mattiulah, James Curtain, Dr Sadat Edross

15:10 Presentation 1

15:20 Presentation 2

15:30 Presentation 3

15:45Meeting Close


Trinity Centre For Health Sciences, St. James's Hospital, James's Street, Ushers, Dublin 8.


Case Submissions

Case Competition Submissions
Deadline Friday 16th February

Please note the following guidelines:

.ppt, .pptx formats are accepted

Your presentation must not exceed 10 slides

The description for the Selection Committee should reveal the case (no more than 200 words)

Submissions to jobuckley@stjames.ie

Meeting approved for 6 external CPD credits

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