Upcoming Courses

A Guide to Retrograde CTO

Virtual Course, Autumn 2021

Course Overview

A one-day course designed for consultant cardiologists to broaden operators’ understanding and subsequent treatment of chronic total occlusions. The clinical assessment, techniques, and tools used when navigating the retrograde section of the hybrid algorithm will be explored.

(NB: There is an attendance fee associated with this course. The course fee will be announced closer to the event date.)

Topics covered:

  • Evidence, indications & pathology
  • Lab setup and safety
  • Teamwork
  • Case-based learning
  • Angiographic analysis
  • Collateral assessment
  • Collateral wiring
  • Crossing the CTO
  • CTO Toolbox
  • Troubleshooting & complications