Meet the Expert BPA Sessions provide participants with the opportunity to be updated about BPA (balloon pulmonary angioplasty) in a highly interactive manner.
Aims: To review the current knowledge on CTEPH from pathophysiology to clinical presentation and treatment options from medical treatment to surgery and BPA.
Each session will consist of informal discussions about the patient case followed by a BPA practical hands-on session.
At these sessions, Dr. Yu Taniguchi from Kobe University Hospital and Dra. Rita Calé from Hospital Garcia de Orta will be on hand to guide BPA practical sessions, stimulate discussion, answer questions and offer advice.
Meet the Expert BPA Sessions will run at Hospital Garcia de Orta on the 26th of September from 9am to 5pm. Registration is open to up to 5 participants and is on a first-come, first served basis. Places are limited. Registration for these sessions is additional to the congress registration.
HOSPITAL GARCIA DE ORTA
Unidade de Cardiologia de Intervenção
BPA Interventional Cardiology Experts:
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) Experts:
Maria José Loureiro
Ana Coutinho Santos
BPA strategy for the first session
BPA strategy for the final session
BPA for chronic thromboembolic disease (CTD) without pulmonary hypertension at rest