• FRIDAY, 10 JUNE, 2016


      15th building, 0 floor, Conference Hall

      09:30 – 09:40    Welcome   

                                 Andrejs Erglis, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC,

      President, Latvian Society of Cardiology,

      Chief, Latvian Center of Cardiology                             

      09:40 – 10:20   State of Art Lecture. BVS in Bifurcation and CTO. Milan-Tokyo-Asia

                                Sunao Nakamura, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC (Japan)

      New Tokyo Hospital

      15th building, Courtyard, Conference Tent

      10:20 – 13:00    Registration

      10:30 – 16:30    Workshop with interventional faculty

      Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital

      Intervention Cardiology Lab.

      LIVE CASES (6 – 8 cases)

      Moderators: R. Benetis, G. Davidavicius, A. Dombrovskis, A. Erglis, L. Ihlberg,
      D. Iosseliani, S. Jegere, A. Kalnins, I. Kumsars, R. Lacis, G. Latkovskis, A. Libins, A. Lismanis, I. Narbute, S. Nakamura, K. Niemela, V. Osipovs, I. Putnins, A. Rudzitis, D. Sondore, P. Stradins, U. Strazdins, K. Strenge, K. Trusinskis, J. Rigla.

      – Open Heart surgery with guest operator
      – Complex lesions (left main, total occlusions, bifurcations etc.) – plaque modification and DES types
      – scoring devices (cutting balloon, angiosculpt, etc.)
      – protection devices
      – closure devices for congenital heart diseases
      – QCA, IVUS, Virtual histology, OCT
      – structural heart disease


      Case No. 1
      Double TAVI for degenerated mitral bioprosthesis and native aortic valve stenosis Surgical team: Leo Ihlberg (Helsinki), Peteris Stradins (Riga), Ainars Rudzitis (Riga)

      Case No. 2
      Aortic valve repair, replacement of ascending aorta, arch and descending aorta for congenital coarctation of the aorta
      Surgical team: Rimantas Benetis (Kaunas), Uldis Strazdins (Riga), Ints Putnins (Riga)

      12:45 – 13:00   Recorded case from Städtische Kliniken Neuss,

                               Lukaskrankenhaus GmbH

      Michael Haude and Hubertus Degen

      Live case commentator in Riga: Dr. Hubertus Degen (Germany)13:00 – 13:30   Lunch

      13:30 – 13:50   Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation

      Leo Ihlberg, MD, PhD (Finland)

      Heart and Lung Center, Helsinki University Hospital

      18:00 – 20:00    All Star Game 2016 – basketball tournament

                                 Basketball foul shot tournament

      Address: Viestura iela 6, Bulduri, Jūrmala

      20:30                 Dinner in Caviar Club Restaurant

      Address: “Baltic Beach Hotel”, Jūras iela 23/25, Majori, Jūrmala


       Baltic Beach Hotel, Hall Jūra, Jūras iela 23/25, Majori, Jurmala

      08:00 – 09:30    Breakfast, check out

      09:30 – 10:00    Welcome. 

                                Catheter-based interventions for tailored management of heart failure:

                                why, when and what?     

                                 Andrejs Erglis, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC (Latvia)

      President, Latvian Society of Cardiology,

      Chief, Latvian Center of Cardiology 

      10:00 – 10:20     Urban Combined Pharmaco-Invasive Management of STEMI 

                                  Patients as Anditode to Traffic in Large Metropilitan Cities

                                  David Iosseliani, MD, FESC (Russia)

      Editor in Chief, International Journal of Interventional Cardioangiology

      10:20 – 10:40     Bicuspid aortic valve repair

      Rimantas Benetis, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC (Lithuania)

      Director, Institute of Cardiology at Lithuanian University

      of Health Sciences

      10:40 – 11:00     PCI in diabetics: turning challenges into today’s solution

                                  Vytautas Abraitis, MD (Lithuania)

      Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Klinikos

      11:00 – 11:20    Coronary stent systems for treatment of bifurcation lesions

                                 Giedrius Davidavicius, MD, PhD (Lithuania)

      Vilnius University Hospital

      11:20 – 11:40      Coffee break

      11:40 – 12:00      IVUS and OCT in Carotid Stenting

                                  Juan Rigla,  MD, PhD (Spain)

      Global Medical Affairs Director en InspireMD

      12:00 – 12:20     PCI  Today and Tomorrow

                                  Kari Niemela, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC (Finland)

      Heart Hospital. Tampere University Hospitals

      12:20 – 12:40     Do bioresorbable vascular scaffolds (BVS) open a new era on

                                  post-PCI  patient follow up?

                                 News from the Heartflow FFRCT analysis. 

                                  Dace Sondore, MD (Latvia)

      Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital

      12:40 – 13:00      Interventional Cardiology in Lithuania 2015

                                  Giedre Gruodyte, MD (Lithuania)

      Public Institution Republican Siauliai Hospital    

      13:00 – 13:10      Regenerative Medicine in Cardiology and Beyond: Current Therapies

                                   and Future Concepts at the Latvian Centre of Cardiology

                                   Ieva Briede, MD (Latvia)

      Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital

      13:10 – 13:20      Insights into Latvian Registry of Renal Artery Stenting

                                 Karlis Strenge, MD (Latvia)

      Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital

      13:20 – 13:30      General Assembly of the Baltic Society of Interventional Cardiology

      13:30 – 14:30      Lunch