Virtual TAVI CT Workshop

Asian Time Zone (GMT+8)

14-15 August 2021

Course features:

  • Hands-on with your personal virtual workstation for 2 days

  • Report at least 25 TAVI cases yourself under expert guidance

  • Eligible for 14 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD scheme by the Royal College of Radiologists

This 2-day hands-on course seeks to provide comprehensive training in the use of CT in the pre-TAVI assessment and will cover how to perform the various measurements crucial for TAVI sizing.

Examples of bicuspid valves and valve and valve assessment will also be demonstrated.

You will have access to full TAVI studies for you to review using a generic method of analysis as well as using an advanced (CIRCLE CVI) software package.

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Day 1: Pre-TAVI CT Assessment

 

  • CT for TAVI – The Role of CT in TAVI Assessment

 

  • Principles of CT and Data Acquisition/Protocols

  • Reconstruction

 

  • Fundamentals of annular assessment and clinical relevance

 

  • Case Review – Hands-On Annular Assessment

    • Annular Diameter Perimeter and Area Measurements

 

  • Case Review – Hands-On Annular Assessment, More Complex Cases

 

  • Ancillary Measurements

    • Aortic Valve Calcification Score

    • Coronary Ostia Heights

    • Catheter Angles

    • Ascending Aorta

 

  • Case Review – Hands-On TAVI Measurements​

 

  • Summary and Conclusion

 

Day 2  Pre and post TAVI CT Assessment

  • Case Review - Hands-On Annular Assessment in Bicuspid Valves

  • Case Review - Hands-On Annular Assessment for Valve in Valve

  • Case Review - Hands-On Vascular Assessment

  • Post TAVI findings and complications

 

  • Case Review – Including TAVI thrombus and annular rupture​​

 

  • Case Review - Hands-On Full studies

  • Summary and Conclusion

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