Dear Colleagues,

It is indeed a matter of immense pleasure and privilege for us to welcome you to India Live-2020, the Eleventh National Course on Cardiovascular Interventions organised by the Interventional Cardiology Foundation of India, being held at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi on February 28, 29 and March 1, 2020. It will be preceded by a one-day Fellows Course on February 27, 2020.The Conference is expected to be attended by more than 1,500 Interventional Cardiologists from India and other SAARC countries.

The objective of the conference is to focus on "Interventional Cardiology: From Clinic to Cutting Edge". The inaugural India Live 2010 course was held in New Delhi focusing on percutaneous cardio-vascular interventions designed for interventional cardiologists, clinical cardiologists, vascular medicine specialists and other health care professionals. The subsequent India Live courses were organized in Mumbai, Chennai and New Delhi by rotation in last week of February each year. These courses were highly acclaimed for its scientific content and generated huge response from participants and Industry.

You will have the opportunity to listen to and discuss cutting edge research with leading experts in various fields of Interventional Cardiology. Scientific committee is working hard to draw a comprehensive innovative program covering all major advances in the ever-expanding field of cardiovascular diseases. The meeting will feature live case demonstrations that will be performed by internationally renowned operators from India and abroad. Several innovative interventional techniques i.e. percutaneous aortic and pulmonary valve implantation, LA appendage closure and complex coronary procedures will be performed and discussed live. Targeted didactic presentation on various contemporary topics will be delivered by thought leaders during this four-day educational activity. Besides coronary interventions, there will also be concurrent sessions on vascular, congenital and structural heart disease interventions and cardiac imaging. Selected complex intervention cases with interesting and educative features will be discussed during Case Review Session, which will be another highlight of this meeting. Best three cases would be acknowledged and awarded. In addition to the scientific sessions, the industry will be encouraged to display latest devices and present their viewpoint. You will also have an opportunity to hone your skill on Simulators.

Your presence will add to the scientific flavor of this educational activity. We sincerely hope that the blend of cool weather, warm hospitality and invigorating social evenings in the backdrop of rich cultural heritage of Delhi will make the scientific environment richer than ever.We look forward to the honor of welcoming you in Delhi, the Heart of India, in February 2020 in our quest for finding new solutions to several old questions and discuss some new ones.

With warm personal regards
Course Directors
Vinay K Bahl  |  Upendra Kaul  |  Samuel Mathew K  |  A B Mehta  |  Ashok Seth 
Vinay K Bahl
Dean (Academic), Chief, Cardio-Thoracic Centre
Professor and Head, Department of Cardiology
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Upendra Kaul
Chairman & Dean Academics
Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre
New Delhi, India
Samuel Mathew K
Chief Interventional Cardiologist
Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre
Mumbai, India
Ashwin B Mehta
Chief Interventional Cardiologist
Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre
Mumbai, India
Ashok Seth
Chairman, Cardiovascular Sciences and Chief of Cardiology
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute
New Delhi, India
Antonio Colombo
Director, EMO GVM - Centro Cuore Columbus, Milano MI,
Maria Cecila Hospital, GVM, Cotignola, RA,
Adnan Kastrati
Deputy Director, Department of Cardilogy
German Heart Centre
Adrian Banning
Consultant Cardiologist,
Manor Hospital, Oxford,

A H Gershlick
Professor of Interventional Cardiology,
University Hospital of Leicester,

Ajay J Kirtane
Associate Professor of Medicine,
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / CUIMC,

Annapoorna Kini
Professor Cardiology
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Bernard Chevalier
Institut Cardiovascularie
Paris - Sud, Paris
Bernardo Cortese
Director, Cardiology,
Clinica San Carlo, Milano
Christoph K Naber
Assoc. Professor of Medicine
University Hospital, ESSEN
Eberhard Grube
Head, Center of Innovative Interventions (CIIC)
Heart Center Bonn
Fazila TN Malik
Interventional Cardiologist,
National Heart Foundation Hospital
Francesco Bedogni
Interventional Cardiologist,
IRCCS San Donato
Franz-Josef Neumann
Endowed Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine,
University of Freiburg, Bad Krozingen
Ganesh Manoharan
Consultant Cardiologist,
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast,
Gary S Mintz
Senior Medical Advisor
Cardiovascular Research Foundation
George Dangas
Professor of Cardiology
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Gerald S Werner
Chief of Cardiology
Medizinische Klinik I Klinikum,
Gilles Montalescot
Professor of Cardiology
Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris,
Giulio Guagliumi
Consultant Cardiologist
Cardiovascular Department, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo in Bergamo,
Giuseppe Sangiorgi
Interventional Cardiologist
University of Rome II 'Tor Vergata'
Gurpreet S. Sandhu
Chair, Division of Interventional Cardiology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN,
Horst Sievert
Director, CardioVascular Center,
Sankt Katharinen Hospital, Frankfurt,
Horváth Iván Gábor
Interventional Cardiologist,
University of Pécs
Jagat Narula
Professor of Cardiology
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
James Nolan
Consultant Cardiologist
University Hospital of North Midlands
Jean Fajadet
Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Group
Clinique Pasteur, Toulouse
Jeffrey W Moses
Professor of Medicine
Columbia University Medical Center, New York
Jonathan Hill
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist,
Royal Brompton & Harefield, 
Khalid Tammam
Interventional Cardiologist,
International Medical Centre, Jeddah,

Kenichiro Shimoji
Interventional Cardiologist,
Saiseikai Utsunomiya Hospital

Kenya Nasu
Co-Director of Cardiovascular Medicine
Toyohashi Heart Center

Luca Testa
Department of Cardiology
IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milanese
Mamas A. Mamas
Professor of Interventional Cardiology
Keele University
Marc Silvestri
Centre Cardio-Vasculaire Clinique Axium
Aix En Provence
Nils P Johnson
Associate Professor of Cardiology
University of Texas, Houston
Osamu Katoh
Interventional Cardiologist,
Toyohashi Heart Centre
Patrick Siegrist
Interventional Cardiologist,
Universitätsspital Zürich

Raj Makkar
Director, Interventional Cardiology Division
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Rajesh Dave
Chairman, Department of Cardiology
The Ortenzio Heart Center - Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, PA
Rajesh Janardhanan
Division of Cardiology/Sarver Heart Center 
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Robert J Van Geuns
Professor of Cardiology
Radboud University Center, Nijmegen,
Saibal Kar
Interventional Cardiologist
Smidt Heart Institue, LA
Sam Dawkins
Consultant Cardiologist, the John Radcliffe Hospital
Samin K. Sharma
Professor Cardiology
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Sandeep Basavarajaiah
Consultant Cardiologist
Heartlands hospital, Aston
Sanjeevan Pasupati
Consultant Cardiologist
Waikato Hospital,
New Zealand
Soichiro Ebisawa
Interventional Cardiologist,
Shinshu University Hospital
Suneil Kumar Aggarwal
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital
Tairo Kurita
Interventional Cardiologist,
Mie University Hospital
Teguh Santoso
Interventional Cardiologist,
Medistra Hospital
Thierry Lefevre
Head, Interventional Cardiology Department,
Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Massy
Thomas Modine
Interventional Cardiologist,
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lille
Tommaso Gori
Professor for Translational Vascular Medicine
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz,
V J Karthikeyan
Consultant, Interventional Cardiologist
Royal Albert Edward Infirmary
William Wijns
SFI (Science Foundation Ireland) Professor in Interventional Cardiology
National University of Ireland Galway
Yuji Hamazaki
Interventional Cardiologist,
Ootakanomori Hospital
Yves Louvard
Interventional Cardiologist
Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud
Ziyad M Hijazi
Professor of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha
A George Koshy, Kottayam
A Sreenivas Kumar, Hyderabad
AB Gopalamurugan, Chennai
Aditya Kapoor, Lucknow
Aftab Khan, Kolkata
Ajay Mittal, New Delhi
Ajay S Chaurasia, Mumbai
Ajaykumar Mahajan, Mumbai
Ajit Bhagwat, Aurangabad
Ajit Desai, Mumbai
Ajit Kumar, Trivandrum
Ajit Menon, Mumbai
Ajit Mullasari, Chennai
Ajit Rajagopal Menon, Mumbai
Ajitkumar VK, Trivandrum
Ali Faizal, Calicut
Amal K Banerjee, Kolkata
Amal Khan, Kolkata
Ambuj Roy, New Delhi
Amitabh Yaduvanshi, New Delhi
Anil Dhall, New Delhi
Anil Kumar, Mumbai
Animesh Mishra, Shilong
Anita Saxena, New Delhi
Anjan Lal Dutta, Kolkata
Anmol Sonawane, Mumbai
Arun Chopra, Amritsar
Arun Kalyanasundaram, Chennai
Arun Mohanty, New Delhi
Arup Dasbiswas, Kolkata
Aseem Dhall, New Delhi
Ashok Seth, New Delhi
Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai
Atul Abhyankar, Mumbai
Atul Mathur, New Delhi
AV Ganesh Kumar, Mumbai
B C Kalmath, Mumbai
B C Srinivas, Bengaluru
Babu Ezhumalai, Chennai
Bahuleyan CG, Trivandrum
Balbir Singh, New Delhi
Bhanu Duggal, Mumbai
Bharat Dalvi, Mumbai
Binoy John, Chennai
Bishav Mohan, Ludhiana
Brian Pinto, Mumbai
BRJ Kannan, Madurai
Byju C Kachery, Kottakkal
C G Bahuleyan, Coimbatore
C M Varma, Kanpur
C N Makhale, Pune
C N Manjunath, Bengaluru
C Raghu, Hyderabad
D S Gambhir, New Delhi
D Seshagiri Rao, Hyderabad
Debasis Biswas, Kolkata
Deepak Natarajan, New Delhi
Dev B Pahlajani, Mumbai
Devang Desai, Surat
Dhiman Kahali, Kolkata
Dilip Kumar, Kolkata
Dinesh Sudan, Jammu
DK Baruah, Vizag
Eric D Borges, Mumbai
G Karthikeyan, New Delhi
G L Sharma, Jaipur
G R Kane, Mumbai
G S Wander, Ludhiana
G Sengottuvelu, Chennai
Ganesh Kumar, Mumbai
Gautam Sharma, New Delhi
George Joseph, Vellore
Ghanshyam R Kane, Mumbai
Girish Ramteke, Lucknow
Govind Pillai, Mumbai
Gurpreet Singh Wander, Ludhiana
H K Bali, Mohali
H K Chopra, New Delhi
H N Mishra, Cuttack
H S Isser, New Delhi
Harendra Kumar, Patna
Haresh Mehta, Mumbai
Harikrishnan S, Trivandrum
Harsh Wardhan, Jaipur
Harshawardhan Mardikar, Nagpur
Hemant Madan, Gurgaon
I Sathyamurthy, Chennai
J A Tharakan, Trivandrum
J Balachander, Pondicherry
J C Mohan, New Delhi
J Ezhilan, Chennai
J S Dugal, Pune
Jabir Abdullakutty, Cochin
Jagdish S Hiremath, Pune
Jamal Yusuf, New Delhi
Jamshed Dalal, Mumbai
Jaspal Arneja, Nagpur
JPS Sawhney, New Delhi
Jyotsna Maddury, Hyderabad
K C Goswami, New Delhi
K H Srinivasa, Bengaluru
K K Agarwal, New Delhi
K K Talwar, New Delhi
K Nageswar Rao, Hyderabad
K Shiv Kumar, Chennai
K Subramanyan, Chennai
K Venugopal, Kochi
Kajal Ganguly, Kolkata
Kajal Subramaniam, Chennai
Kamal K Sethi, New Delhi
Karthikeyan G, Chennai
Kesavamoorthy Bhoopalan, Tanjore
Keyur Parikh, Ahmedabad
Kirti K Punamiya, Mumbai
Kuldip Singh Laller, Rohtak
Latchumanadhas K, Chennai
Lekha Pathak, Mumbai
Louie Fischer, Kolenchery
M Behera, Cuttack
M G Pillai, Mumbai
M Jayranganath, Bengaluru
M K Das, Kolkata
M Khalilullah, New Delhi
M Shirish Hiremath, Pune
M Srinivas Rao, Hyderabad
Manjinder Sandhu, New Delhi
Manojkumar Rohit, Chandigarh
Manotosh Panja, Kolkata
Mathew Cherian, Coimbatore
Milan Chag, Ahmedabad
Mohan Nair, New Delhi
Mohit D Gupta, New Delhi
Mridul Sharma, Rajkot
Mrinal Kanti Das, Kolkata
Mrutyunjaya Behera, Cuttack
Mukul Mishra, Lucknow
Mukund Deshpande, Nagpur
N C Krishnamani, New Delhi
N N Khanna, New Delhi
N O Bansal, Mumbai
Nagaraj Desai, Bengaluru
Nageswara Rao K, Hyderabad
Nakul Sinha, Lucknow
Natarajan KU, Kochi
Navin Garg, Lucknow
Navreet Singh, New Delhi
Neeraj Bhalla, New Delhi
Neeraj Pandit, New Delhi
Neeraj Parakh, New Delhi
Nihar Mehta, Mumbai
Nikhil Kumar, New Delhi
Niraj Prasad, Ranchi
Nishit Chandra, New Delhi
Nitish Naik, New Delhi
O P Yadava, New Delhi
P C Banerjee, Kolkata
P C Manoria, Bhopal
P K Asokan, Calicut
P K Deb, Kolkata
P K Hazra , Kolkata
P K Sahoo, Bhubanehwar
P P Mohanan, Thrissur
Panchanan Sahoo, Bhubaneshwar
Parag W Barwad, Chandigarh
Parneesh Arora, Noida
Partha S Banerjee, Kolkata
Parthap Kumar, Trivandrum
Prabhakara Shetty, Bengaluru
Prabhu Halkati, Belgaum
Prafulla Kerkar, Mumbai
Prakas Chandra Mondal, Kolkata
Prakash Chandwani, Jaipur
Pramod Kumar, New Delhi
Prasant Kumar Sahoo, Bhubneshwar
Prashant Bharadwaj, New Delhi
Prashant Jagtap, Nagpur
Pratap Chandra Rath, Hyderabad
Praveen Chandra, New Delhi
Praveen Kumar Jain, Jhansi
Praveer Agarwal, New Delhi
Pravin K Goel, Lucknow
Prem Aggarwal, New Delhi
Priya Jagia, New Delhi
R Chadha, Pune
R J Manjuran, Tiruvalla
R K Madhok, Jaipur
R K Saran, Lucknow
R S Sethi, Lucknow
Rabin Chakraborty, Kolkata
Raja Babu Panwar, Jaipur
Rajan Joseph Manjuran, Kochi
Rajasekhar Varada, Hyderabad
Rajeev Bhardwaj, Shimla
Rajeeve K Rajput, New Delhi
Rajendra K Gokhroo, Ajmer
Rajesh Rajani, Mumbai
Rajesh Vijayvergiya, Chandigarh
Rajiv Agarwal, New Delhi
Rajiv Bajaj, New Delhi
Rajiv Narang, New Delhi
Rajiv Parakh, New Delhi
Rajiv Passey, New Delhi
Rajneesh Calton, Ludhiana
Rajneesh Kapoor, New Delhi
Rajpal K Abhaichand, Coimbatore
Rakesh Jaswal, Mohali
Rakesh Verma, New Delhi
Rakesh Yadav, New Delhi
Ram Deo Yadave, New Delhi
Ram Kirti Saran, Lucknow
Ranjan Shetty, Manipal
Ranjit Nath, New Delhi
Ravi Kalra, Pune
Ravi Kumar Alluri, Hyderabad
Ravinder Singh Rao, Jaipur
Rishi Sethi, Lucknow
RK Jaswal, Mohali
Rohit Manoj Kumar, Chandigarh
Rony Mathew K, Ernakulam
Roopa Salwan, New Delhi
Rutvik Hemang Trivedi , Anand
S C Manchanda, New Delhi
S K Chug, New Delhi
S K Dwivedi, Lucknow
S K Malani, Pune
S M Ashraf, Kannur
S Ramakrishan, New Delhi
S S Chatterjee, Patna
S S Kothari, New Delhi
S S Ramesh, Bengaluru
S Selvamani, Madurai
Sai Satish, Chennai
Saket Bharadaj, New Delhi
Sameer Dani, Ahmedabad
Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai
Sandeep Bansal, New Delhi
Sandeep Mishra, New Delhi
Sandeep Seth, New Delhi
Sandeep Singh, New Delhi
Sanjay Kumar Chugh, Jaipur
Sanjay Mehrotra, Bengaluru
Sanjay Tyagi, New Delhi
Sanjeeb Roy, Jaipur
Satyanarayan Routray, Cuttack
Satyavan Sharma, Mumbai
Satyendra Tewari, Lucknow
Saumitra Ray, Kolkata
Saurabh Gupta, New Delhi
Shailendra Trivedi, Indore
Sheshagiri Rao, Hyderabad
Shireesh Sathe, Pune
Shiv Choudhary, New Delhi
Shivkumar Rao, Secunderabad
Shuvanan Ray, Kolkata
Shuvo Dutta, Kolkata
Shyam Sunder Bansal, Faridabad
Siva Kumar, Chennai
SK Dwivedi, Lucknow
Skand Trivedi, Bhopal
SS Kothari, New Delhi
Snehal Kulkarni, Mumbai
Sridhar Kasturi, Hyderabad
Sriram Rajagopal, Chennai
Subhash Chandra, New Delhi
Sudhir Vaishnav, Mumbai
Suhas Hardas, Pune
Suman Bhandari, New Delhi
Sumod Kurian, New Delhi
Sundeep Mishra, New Delhi
Sunil Modi, New Delhi
Suresh G Vijan, Mumbai
Suresh Patted, Belgaum
T S Kler, New Delhi
Tapan Ghose, New Delhi
Tarun Praharaj, Kolkata
Tejas Patel, Ahmedabad
Thomas Alaxender, Coimbatore
Uday K Mahorkar, Nagpur
Uday Khanolkar, Goa
Uday Mahorkar, Nagpur
Upendra Kaul, New Delhi
V P Sharma, Jaipur
V S Bedi, New Delhi
V Surya Prakasa Rao, Hyderabad
V T Shah, Mumbai
Varinder S Bedi, New Delhi
Varun Narain, Lucknow
Varun Shankar Narain, Lucknow
Vijay Bang, Mumbai
Vijay Trehan, New Delhi
Vikas Bisne, Nagpur
Vinay K Bahl, New Delhi
Vinod Sharma, New Delhi
Vishal Rastogi, New Delhi
Vivek Bose, Madurai
Vivek Chaturvedi, New Delhi
Vivek Gupta, New Delhi
Vivek Mehan, Mumbai
Viveka Kumar, New Delhi
Yash Paul Sharma, Chandigarh
Yugal Mishra, New Delhi
Yusuf A Kumble, Mangalore
YVC Reddy, Chennai

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February 28, 2020 | Durbar Hall
08:00 am - 09:00 am INAUGURAL CONCLAVE 
Vinay K Bahl, New Delhi | Upendra Kaul, New Delhi | Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai | Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai | Ashok Seth, New Delhi 
08:30 am - 09:00 am Top interventional stories of the last one year Vinay K Bahl, New Delhi
Praveen Chandra, New Delhi | Thierry Lefevre, France | Eberhard Grube, Germany | Bernard Chevalier, France | Sam Dawkins, UK | Vijay Trehan, New Delhi | Shiv Choudhary, New Delhi | Ashok Seth, New Delhi
Nirav Bhavani, Vadodara | Nishith Chandra, New Delhi | Nagendra Singh Chouhan, New Delhi | Rahul Choudhary, Jodhpur | Pawan Ola, Bhilwara | Aseem Dhall, New Delhi | John Jose, Vellore | Anoop Agrawal, Hyderabad
09:00 am - 10:00 am Symposium: Transcatheter Valve Therapy: Status 2020
09:00 am - 09:10 am Transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Has it almost replaced surgical valves Thierry Lefevre, France
09:12 am - 09:22 am Transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Practical tips and tricks Eberhard Grube, Germany
09:24 am - 09:34 am Valve in valve interventions: A difficult journey ahead Bernard Chevalier, France
09:36 am - 09:46 am Percutaneous mitral valve therapies: Has it reached center stage? Sam Dawkins, UK
10:00 am - 11:00 am Live Cases
10:00 am - 10:30 am Live Case - I (Apollo Hospital, Chennai) Sai Satish, Chennai
10:30 am - 11:00 am Live Case - II (EHCC, Jaipur) Ravinder Singh Rao, Jaipur
Kenya Nasu, Japan | Tairo Kurita, Japan | Kamal K Sethi, New Delhi | Kenichiro Shimoji, Japan | Soichiro Ebisawa, Japan |Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai | Arun Kalyanasundram, Chennai | Pravin K Goel, Lucknow
R R Mantri, New Delhi | Prafull Sharma, New Delhi | Vijay Kumar, New Delhi | Ankur Ahuja, Mohali | Madan Mohan, Chennai | Amit Joshi, Sangli | Rajneesh Calton, Ludhiana | Aftab Khan, Kolkata
11:00 am - 11:02 am Opening Remarks Kenya Nasu, Japan
11:05 am - 11:30 am Point Counterpoint: Chronic Total Occlusion
11:05 am - 11:13 am Opening the artery is desirable Tairo Kurita, Japan
11:15 am - 11:23 am Evidence does not justify opening chronically closed artery Kamal K Sethi, New Delhi
11:30 am - 12:10 am Guest Lectures
11:30 am - 11:38 am The tools I have in my CTO box Kenichiro Shimoji, Japan
11:40 am - 11:48 am Retrograde technique for CTO: Tips and tricks with case studies Kenya Nasu, Japan
11:50 am - 11:58 pm Role of CT angio and IVUS imaging for CTO interventions Soichiro Ebisawa, Japan
12:10 pm - 01:10 pm Live Case - III (Ootakanomori Hospital, Japan) Yuji Hamazaki, Japan
01:10 pm - 01:12 pm Closing Remarks Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai
Thierry Lefevre, France | Vinay K Bahl, New Delhi | Bernard Chevalier, France | Yves Louvard, France | Adrian Banning, UK | Christoph Naber, Germany | Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai | Pradip Kumar Deb, Kolkata
Tapan Ghose, New Delhi | Naresh Pamnani, New Delhi | Rajeev Aggarwal, Ghaziabad | Arindam Pande, Kolkata | Subhasis Roy Chowdhury, Kolkata | Sanjay Vaghani, Surat | Rajendra Kumar Jain, Secunderabad | Sreenivas Rao Muddury, Hyderabad
01:15 pm - 01:17 pm Opening Remarks Thierry Lefevre, France
01:20 pm - 01:45 pm Guest Lectures
01:20 pm - 01:28 pm Left main interventions: Current techniques and approaches Bernard Chevalier, France
01:30 pm - 01:38 pm Left main interventions: My best, my worst Yves Louvard, France
01:45 pm - 02:10 pm Point Counterpoint: Left Main Bifurcation Angioplasty
01:45 pm - 01:53 pm Provisional stenting using single stent is the optimal strategy Thierry Lefevre, France
01:55 pm - 02:03 pm Two stents should be the default approach Vinay K Bahl, New Delhi
02:10 pm - 03:00 pm Live Case (Clinique Pasteur, France) Jean Fajadet, France
03:00 pm - 03:25 pm Point Counterpoint: Left Main Bifurcation Angioplasty
03:00 pm - 03:08 pm Imaging assessment (IVUS, OCT) is mandatory Adrian Banning, UK
03:10 pm - 03:18 pm Angiography alone is enough to achieve optimal results in majority of the cases Christoph Naber, Germany
03:25 pm - 03:27 pm Closing Remarks Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai
M Khalilullah, New Delhi | Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai | William Wijns, Ireland | Giuseppe Sangiorgi, Italy | S C Manchanda, New Delhi | Eberhard Grube, Germany | Jagdish S Hiremath, Pune | Jonathan Hill, UK
Pradeep Jain, New Delhi | Rishi K Gupta, Faridabad | Sanjeev Aggarwal, New Delhi | C S Muthukumaran, Chennai | Bhavesh Roy, Ahmedabad | Neeraj Chaturvedi, Jaipur | Rajendra Betham, Hyderabad | M Mohan, Coimbatore
03:30 pm - 03:40 pm Drug eluting balloons: Expanding indications Giuseppe Sangiorgi, Italy 
03:42 pm - 03:52 pm Coronaries and TAVI: Challenging problem Eberhard Grube, Germany
03:54 pm - 04:04 pm Interventional innovations knocking on the door Jonathan Hill, UK
04:06 pm - 04:16 pm Interventional cardiology in India: Path breaking journey Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai
04:18 pm - 04:28 pm Chronic coronary syndrome: An update William Wijns, Ireland
04:30 pm - 06:00 pm INTERVENTIONAL CONCLAVE 
Adnan Kastrati
, Germany | George Dangas, USA | Kamal K Sethi, New Delhi | Kirti K Punamiya, Mumbai | Ganesh Manoharan, UK | Balbir Singh, New Delhi | Nick West, UK | Varun Shankar Narain, Lucknow
V Hariharan, New Delhi | Kamaldeep Chawla, Vadodara | YKD Bhatta, Nepal | Sanjeev K Sharma, Jaipur | Jay Shah, Ahmedabad | Sudarshan Kumar Vijay, Lucknow | Omer Hasan, Allahabad | Hemant Deshmukh, Mumbai
04:30 pm - 05:00 pm Point Counterpoint: All New Generation DES Have Similar Safety And Efficacy?
04:30 pm - 04:40 pm Yes, I agree Adnan Kastrati, Germany
04:45 pm - 04:55 pm No, All stents are not equal George Dangas, USA
05:00 pm - 06:00 pm Live Cases- VII & VIII (Mount Sinai Hospital, USA) Samin K Sharma & Kini Annapoorna, USA
08:00 pm onwards FELLOWSHIP AND DINNER
February 28, 2020 | Shah Jehan Hall
SK Dwivedi, Lucknow | Anil Dhall, New Delhi | James Nolan, UK | Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai | Kirti K Punamiya, Mumbai | Gilles Montalescot, France | George Dangas, USA | Harikrishnan S, Trivandrum
Preeti Sharma, Noida | Vipul Roy, New Delhi | S K Malani, Mumbai | Sanjay Kumar Chugh, Jaipur | Gajinder Goyal, Faridabad | Prashant Panda, Chandigarh | Naveen Jamwal, Lucknow | Razmi Rahman , Afghanistan
09:00 am - 10:00 am Symposium: Tips and Tricks
09:00 am - 09:10 am Transseptal puncture SK Dwivedi, Lucknow
09:12 am - 09:22 am PTMC in difficult situations Harikrishnan S, Trivandrum
09:24 am - 09:34 am Percutaneous access site closure Anil Dhall, New Delhi
09:36 am - 09:46 am Anatomical snuff box angiography S K Chugh, Jaipur
09:48 am - 09:58 am Radial angiography James Nolan, UK
10:00 am - 10:30 am Point Counterpoint: Calcified Coronary Artery Disease
10:00 am - 10:10 am Rotablation is the only answer Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai
10:15 am - 10:25 am Think beyond rotablation: There is much more to it Kirti K Punamiya, Mumbai
10:30 am - 11:00 am Point Counterpoint: Post Angioplasty Antiplatelets
10:30 am - 10:40 am Aspirin is still mainstay of antiplatelet therapy Gilles Montalescot, France
10:45 am - 10:55 am Aspirin has outlived its utility George Dangas, USA
11:00 am - 01:00 pm  COMPLEX CORONARY CONCLAVE
Sundeep Mishra, New Delhi | Rakesh Yadav, New Delhi | M Shirish Hiremath, Pune | Nils P Johnson, USA | Keith Dawkins, UK | Gori Tommaso, Germany | Tejas Patel, Ahmedabad | Anil Dhall, New Delhi
Edwin Francis, Ernakulam | A. George Koshy, Kottayam | Hasmukh Ravat, Mumbai | Mukund Deshpande, Nagpur | Shashi Shekhar Chatterjee, Patna | Naveen Agarwal, Delhi | D K Agarwal, Allahabad | Brajesh Badhan, Ludhiana
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Live Cases
11:00 am - 11:30 pm Live Case - IX (AIIMS, New Delhi) Vinay K Bahl, New Delhi
11.30 am - 12:00 am Live Case - X (Apollo CVHF Heart Institute, Ahmedabad) Sameer Dani / Luca Testa, Ahmedabad
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Point Counterpoint: Price Cap on Cardiac Devices
12:00 pm - 12:10 pm Desirable in India Rakesh Yadav, New Delhi
12:15 pm - 12:25 pm It will cap the sub speciality Anil Dhall, New Delhi
12:30 pm - 01:00 pm Symposium: Physiological Evaluation 
12:30 pm - 12:40 pm Common pitfalls in FFR Nils P Johnson, USA
12:45 pm - 12:55 pm FFR, iFR or QFR: Pros and cons Gori Tommaso, Germany
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm  NON-CORONARY CONCLAVE
H K Bali, Mohali | T S Kler, New Delhi | Atul Mathur, New Delhi | Ziyad M Hijazi, Qatar | Ajit Mullasari, Chennai | Sanjay Tyagi, New Delhi | Milan Chag, Ahmedabad | Brian Pinto, Mumbai
Sunil C Nigam, New Delhi | Animesh Mishra, Shilong | Sanjeev CG, Calicut | Mohan Bhargav, Delhi | Arun Gopi, Calicut | Keshava Ramaiah, Bengaluru | Ravi Kalra, Pune | M Sai Sudhakar, Hyderabad
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Live Cases
01:00 pm - 01:30 pm Live Case - XI (Apollo Hospital, Chennai) G. Sengottuvelu, Chennai
01:30 pm - 02:00 pm Live Case - XII (University of Pecs, Hungary) Horvath Ivan Gabor, Hungary
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm Symposium: Update 2020 
02:00 pm - 02:10 pm Renal angioplasty H K Bali, Mohali
02:12 pm - 02:22 pm Leadless pacemakers T S Kler, New Delhi
02:24 pm - 02:34 pm HOCM: Alcohol septal ablation Milan Chag, Ahmedabad
02:36 pm - 02:46 pm Carotid interventions Atul Mathur, New Delhi
02:48 pm - 02:58 pm PFO closure Ziyad M Hijazi, Qatar
George Dangas, USA | Robert J Van Geuns, Netherlands | D S Gambhir, New Delhi | Pravin K Goel, Lucknow | Satyavan Sharma, Mumbai | JPS Sawhney, New Delhi | M Shirish Hiremath, Pune | Anjan Lal Dutta, Kolkata
Vidyut Kumar Jain, Indore | Satish K, Bengaluru | Naveen Kumar Garg, Lucknow | Satyendra Tewari, Lucknow | Deepak Davidson, Thiruvala | Mohd. Razi, Kanpur | Narasimha Pai, Mangalore | Yogendra Singh, Dehradun
03:00 pm - 03:30 pm Point Counterpoint: Cardiogenic Shock
03:00 pm - 03:10 pm Opening the artery in time is all that is required George Dangas, USA
03:15 pm - 03:25 pm Haemodynamic support changes the outcome Robert J Van Geuns, Netherlands
03:30 pm - 04:30 pm Live Cases
03:30 pm - 04:00 pm Live Case - XIII (Batra Hospital, New Delhi) Upendra Kaul / Bernard Chevalier, New Delhi
04:00 pm - 04:30 pm Live Case - XIV (Fortis Escorts Hospital, New Delhi) Ashok Seth, New Delhi
04:30 pm - 06:00 pm CORONARY CONCLAVE
Ajit Mullasari, Chennai | Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai | Thomas Alaxender, Coimbatore | Lekha Pathak, Mumbai | Adrian Banning, UK | Nakul Sinha, Lucknow | J Balachander, Pondicherry | Kewal Chand Goswami, New Delhi
Umesh Chandra Samal, Patna | Rajeev Bhardwaj, Shimla | Dibya Kumar Baruah, Vizag | Shamsunder Handa, Mumbai | Ishwar Zanwar, Pune | Madhu Asawa, Pune | Narendra Hire Gaudar, Huballi | Shafeeq Mattummal, Calicut
04:30 pm - 05:30 pm Symposium: Management Issues in Acute Coronary Syndrome
04:30 pm - 04:40 pm Pharmacoinvasive therapy in STEMI: Rational, timings and outcome Ajit Mullasari, Chennai
04:42 pm - 04:52 pm Only do culprit artery angioplasty in STEMI with shock: Is it final? Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai
04:54 pm - 05:04 pm Complete revascularization in STEMI (without shock): Timing and outcome Thomas Alaxender, Coimbatore
05:06 pm - 05:16 pm Optimal therapy for STEMI patient presenting after 48 hours Lekha Pathak, Mumbai
05:18 pm - 05:28 pm Prevention of reperfusion injury is the future goal in STEMI patients Adrian Banning, UK
05:30 pm - 06:00 pm Point-Counterpoint: Duration of DAPT after Coronary Angioplasty
05:30 pm - 05:40 pm Shorter duration is better in stable patients Nakul Sinha, Lucknow
05:45 pm - 05:55 pm Prolonged therapy seems to be the way J Balachander, Pondicherry
06:00 pm - 07:00 pm MERIL SYMPOSIUM
08:00 pm onwards FELLOWSHIP AND DINNER
08:00 pm onwards FELLOWSHIP AND DINNER
February 28, 2020 | Mumtaz Mahal Hall
09:00 am - 11:00 am SPECIAL SESSION-I
Nikhil Kumar, New Delhi | Manotosh Panja, Kolkata | Ranjit K Nath, New Delhi | A Mathavan, Madurai
09:00 am - 09:08 am AMI with ventricular septal rupture: Device may be helpful Ranjit K Nath, New Delhi
09:10 am - 09:18 am LMCA trifurcation angioplasty Santhosh Narayanan, Kozhikode
09:20 am - 09:28 am Fear of slow flow: Is it wise to avoid two stents? Jabir A, Cochin
09:30 am - 09:38 am Percutaneous transcatheter implantation of bicaval valves in severe tricuspid regurgitation Rajendra Kumar Jain, Secunderabad
09:40 am - 09:48 am A case of difficult transseptal puncture: Simplified technique BRJ Kannan, Madurai
09:50 am - 09:58 am PCI in challenging LMCA lesions P K Asokan, Calicut
10:00 am - 10 :08 am Role of intervention in CTO lesion of non-specific aorto-arteritis Manotosh Panja, Kolkata
10:10 am - 10:18 am Decision making in a distal LMCA bifurcation ISR Shuvo Dutta, Kolkata
10:20 am - 10:28 am One of my toughest antegrade CTOs Y V C Reddy, Chennai
10:30 am - 10:38 am Pseudo aneurysm following carotid artery stenting Prakas Chandra Mondal, Kolkata
10:40 am - 10:48 am A Complex coronory case: How I choose my stent Rajesh Dave, USA
10:50 am - 10:58 am OCT & FFR - A new guide for optimizing PCI Pawan Sharma, New Delhi
11:00 am - 01:00 pm  SPECIAL SESSION-II
N C Krishnamani, New Delhi | K U Natarajan, Kochi | Amit Khandelwal, Umarda | Gurpreet Sandhu, USA
11:00 am - 11:08 am High risk PCI in a case with triple total occlusions and renal dysfunction Babu Ezhumalai, Chennai
11:10 am - 11:18 am A complex case of trans catheter valve therapy: Lessons learnt AB Gopalamurugan, Chennai
11:20 am - 11:28 am Balloon mitral valvotomy on a  bioprosthetic valve Harikrishnan S, Trivandrum
11:30 am - 11:38 am Percutaneous management of acute coronary and aortic occlusion (Leriche Syndrome) C Raghu, Hyderabad
11:40 am - 11:48 am Retrograde CTO: Be ready for the worst case scenario Sandeep Basavarajaiah, UK
11:50 am - 11:58 am PTA for CTO restenosis of coeliac artery Uday Khanolkar, Bengaluru
12:00 pm - 12:08 pm Twist after twist Vivek Mehan, Mumbai
12:10 pm - 12:18 pm Imaging in PCI dilemma Rajasekhar Varada, Hyderabad
12:20 pm - 12:28 pm Rotablator and stent deployment through  a TAVI Lotus valve Enric Domingo, Spain
12:30 pm - 12:38 pm Hanging stent in RCA with stuck balloon Arun K Chopra, Amritsar
12:40 pm - 12:48 pm Primary angioplasty with a resistant thrombus Amal K Banerjee, Kolkata
12:50 pm - 12:58 pm It may not be as bad as you think Atul Abhyankar, Mumbai
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm  SPECIAL SESSION-III
Nagaraj Desai, Bengaluru | Gautam Sharma, New Delhi | P Ramesh Babu, Vijayawada | Gerald S Werner, Germany
01:00 pm - 01:08 pm A case of longitudinal stent deformation: Lessons learnt M Govinda Pillai, Mumbai
01:10 pm - 01:18 pm Left Main stenting: Debulking or plain stenting? S S Ramesh, Bengaluru
01:20 pm - 01:28 pm Back from the dead: Cardiac arrest during coronary angioplasty Skand Trivedi, Bhopal
01:30 pm - 01:38 pm A complex case of left main ostial stenting: Lessons learnt Ali Faizal, Calicut
01:40 pm - 01:48 pm A case of iatrogenic left main dissection: Lessons learnt M Shirish Hiremath, Pune
01:50 pm - 01:58 pm Rotablation in complex coronary anatomy Ajit Desai, Mumbai
02:00 pm - 02:08 pm A case of difficult vascular access in TAVI: The role of multi-modality imaging and intra procedural decision making Ayush Khurana, UK
02:10 pm - 02:18 pm OCT Guided DK crush Complicated with abrupt vessel closure Siva Kumar, Madurai
02:20 pm - 02:28 pm Emergency management of type IV coronary perforation Suresh Patted, Belgaum
02:30 pm - 02:38 pm Winking coronary sign of ventricular septal rupture: A novel sign on coronary angiography Kamal Sharma, Ahmedabad
02:40 pm - 02:48 pm Emergency PCI of LMCA and RCA in the setting of ACS with ongoing angina Sridhar Kasturi, Hyderabad
02:50 pm - 02:58 pm How to choose initial cases to succeed in a CTO Arun Kalyanasundaram, Chennai
03:00 pm - 05:00 pm SPECIAL SESSION-IV
Mohit Dayal Gupta, New Delhi | Anil Kumar R, Cochin | M Govinda Pillai, Mumbai | Vivek Chaturvedi, New Delhi
03:00 pm - 03:08 pm PCI in anomalous artery Narender O Bansal, Mumbai
03:10 pm - 03:18 pm Coronary perforations: Different scenarios Ajay S Chaurasia, Mumbai
03:20 pm - 03:28 pm Complications: Get one but end with three Chandrasekhar N Makhale, Pune
03:30 pm - 03:38 pm Spare the branches: Targeted reverse CART Byju C Kachery, Mallapuram
03:40 pm - 03:48 pm Ulnar angiography: Tips and Tricks R K Gokhroo, Ajmer
03:50 pm - 03:58 pm My worst nightmare: Lessons learnt  Balbir Singh, New Delhi
04:00 pm - 04:08 pm Rescue of massive pulmonary embolism patients in cath lab Bishav Mohan, Ludhiana
04:10 pm - 04:18 pm How imaging helped in a case of complicated PCI Jaspal Arneja, Nagpur
04:20 pm - 04:28 pm Unexpected and unforeseen emergence of distal left main disease in the cath lab Deepak Natarajan, New Delhi
04:30 pm - 04:38 pm Two bifurcation techniques in a single patient Ajit Menon, Mumbai
04:40 pm - 04:48 pm A complex calcified lesion treatd shockwave lithotripsy P K Hazra, Kolkata
04:50 pm - 04:58 pm Transradial rotablation: Complications and their management Rajpal K Abhaichand, Coimbatore
05:00 pm - 06:30 pm SPECIAL SESSION-V
Dinesh Sudan, Jammu | J Ezhilan, Chennai | Pramod Kumar, Delhi | Pankaj Manoria, Bhopal
05:00 pm - 05:08 pm Calcified high risk chip complex case Rishi Gupta, Faridabad
05:10 pm - 05:18 pm LMCA and LAD stenting presenting with ADHF in resource poor subset Panchanan Sahoo, Bhubaneswar
05:20 pm - 05:28 pm Importance of Intravascular Imaging PCI- 2 different case scenarios Siddhartha Mani, Kolkata
05:30 pm - 05:38 pm Balloon uncrossable CTO Vikas Bisne, Nagpur
05:40 pm - 05:48 pm Imaging guided interventions in calcified lesions Latchumanadhas K, Chennai
05:50 pm - 05:58 pm How OPN balloon helped me in a calcified lesion Manoj Kumar Rohit, Chandigarh
06:00 pm - 06:08 pm An interesting case treated with orbital atherectomy Kama Raj Selvaraj, Malaysia
06:10 pm - 06:18 pm TAVI: My Most educative case Manik Chopra, Ahmedabad
06:20 pm - 06:28 pm Cath lab crash: Bailout RCA stenting for catheter induced dissection Ashwin Tumkur, Hyderabad
06:30 pm - 07:30 pm ABBOTT SYMPOSIUM
February 28, 2020 | Jehangir Hall
09:00 am - 11:00 am  CASE POTPOURRI: SESSION - I
Gaetano Gioffre, Italy | Ramesh Gudapati, Hyderabad | Narasaraju Kavalipati, Hyderabad | Sandeep Basavarajaiah, UK
09:00 am - 09:05 am Balloon retrieval Aditya Verma, Kolkata
09:07 am - 09:12 am Stent collapse and contained perforation of LAD because of entrapped terminal end of guidewire Akash Batta, Chandigarh
09:14 am - 09:19 am Twisted catheter retrieval Akshay Devendra Dhore, Kolkata
09:21 am - 09:26 am Stuck during multivessel angioplasty Amitabh Yaduvanshi, New Delhi
09:28 am - 09:33 am Post MI VSR device closure Vimlesh Kumar R Pandey , Ahmedabad
09:35 am - 09:40 am Stent lost or displaced: A tale of criss-cross braiding Anil P Kumar, Hyderabad
09:42 am - 09:47 am Management of looped wire induced distal large coronary perforation using autologous pulverated fat embolization Anish Bhargav, Chandigarh
09:49 am - 09:54 am Acute limb ischemia due to post PCI femoral artery pseudoaneurysm Ashish Jain, Puducherry
09:56 am - 10:01 am Retrieval of a stranger from radial artery Lokesh Pramod Chaudhari, Bengaluru
10:03 am - 10:08 am No PCI is over until it's really over Meenakshi M S, Chennai
10:10 am - 10:15 am Small vessel perforation-how did we manage? Palanivel Rajan, Chandigarh
10:17 am - 10:22 am Nightmare in cathlab: Thrombus migration Gurkirat Singh, Mumbai
10:24 am - 10:29 am Zero/ ultralow contrast PCI: How I do it? Ganesan Nambirajan, Madurai
10:31 am - 10:36 am Retrieval of broken chemo port Jay Shah, Ahmedabad
10:38 am - 10:43 am Complications in series Ramesh Natarajan, Trivandrum
10:45 am - 10:50 am Flying and dancing worm Lokesh Pramod Chaudhari, Bengaluru
11:00 am - 01:00 pm  CASE POTPOURRI: SESSION - II
Adnan Kastrati, Germany | VK Shah, Mumbai | Yunus Loya, Mumbai | Ashish Trivedi, Pune
11:00 am - 11:05 am A complex case of DVT: How I managed it Rakesh Sapra, New Delhi
11:07 am - 11:12 am Pregnancy blues Vijay Shekar, Trichy
11:14 am - 11:19 am CTO - retrograde Madhu Sreedharan, Trivandrum
11:21 am - 11:26 am Endoleak following TEVAR Gokul Reddy Mandala, Hyderabad
11:28 am - 11:33 am Mitral paravalvular leak device closure Sharath Babu N M, Vellore
11:35 am - 11:40 am A case in which OCT found the culprit lesion in recurrent ACS Ganesan Nambirajan, Madurai
11:42 am - 11:47 am Paravalvular leak closure in a rocking mitral valve: Post submitral aneurysm repair Meenakshi M S, Chennai
11:49 am - 11:54 am Rare case of transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement with Melody valve Maulik Parekh, Mumbai
11:56 am - 12:01 pm Transcatheter mitral valve repair Ramakrishna Janapati, Hyderabad
12:03 pm - 12:08 pm Retrograde wire escalation and microcatheter kissing technique in an ostial LAD CTO without stump Santhosh Narayanan, Kozhikode
12:10 pm - 12:15 pm Left MainCTO Saurabh Mehrotra, Chandigarh
12:17 pm - 12:22 pm Transcatheter mitral valve in ring: First in man case using Myval Ravinder Singh Rao, Jaipur
12:24 pm - 12:29 pm Successful closure of LV aneurysm originating from scarred myocardium Saujatya Chakraborty, Kolkata
12:31 pm - 12:36 pm Macadamia: Toughest nut to crack? A difficult BMV Siva Prasad K, Alappuzha
12:38 pm - 12:43 pm Aortic paravalvular leak: Device closure Suraj Narasimhan, Thanjavur
12:45 pm - 12:50 pm Percutaneous closure of postoperative mitral paravalvar leak Vaibhav M Dedhia, Mumbai
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm  CASE POTPOURRI: SESSION - III
Giuseppe Tarantini, Italy | B C Kalmath, Mumbai | Prabhakar Dorairaj, Chennai | SS Mishra, Bhubaneshwar
01:00 pm - 01:05 pm ECMO supported PCI in post CABG ACS with cardiogenic shock S Manoj, Chennai
01:07 pm - 01:12 pm Bifurcation intervention with anomalous left circumflex artery angioplasty Akshay Devendra Dhore, Kolkata
01:14 pm - 01:19 pm Abrupt closure due to accordion effect during intervention of tortuous RCA Sasinthar Rangasamy, Madurai
01:21 pm - 01:26 pm Right is not always on right : A case of primary PCI in anomalous RCA Chandan Saurav Mahapatro, Bengaluru
01:28 pm - 01:33 pm Successful PCI in the setting of an anomalous LAD arising from the right coronary cusp in a patient with acute coronary syndrome Vishwanath Hesarur, Belgaum
01:35 pm - 01:40 pm Normal angiogram is not always normal Arvind Kumar Kandoria, Shimla
01:42 pm - 01:47 pm Double jeopardy and illuminated path out Gaurang Dineshbhai Patel, Surat
01:49 pm - 01:54 pm TAVR with Bicuspid valve and LVOT calcium Puneet Verma, Mohali
01:56 pm - 02:01 pm Life saving EXCIMER laser assisted PCI for acute myocardial infarction in young: Beginning of a new revolution? Vikram S Patil, Bengaluru
02:03 pm - 02:08 pm What to do..when friend becomes enemy Mohammad Ali, Bangladesh
02:10 pm - 02:15 pm Achilles heel of ostial LAD stenting: Role of DEB in side branch bifurcation lesion Mainak Chatterjee, Bengaluru
02:17 pm - 02:22 pm Change of bifurcation strategy for a patient with unstable angina from v- stenting to mini crush Rohit Mody, Bathinda
02:24 pm - 02:29 pm Novel use of sepal wire technique Pintu Sharma, Rishikesh
02:31 pm - 02:36 pm Complex coronary intervention with left main involvement with Impella support Mukul Kaushik, Gurgaon
02:38 pm - 02:43 pm I may not breath if you steal Karthik Vasudevan, Bengaluru
02:45 pm - 02:50 pm Thrombotic brachio-cephalic vein lesion (mechanical lysis and angioplasty) Navjyot Kaur, Chandigarh
03:00 pm - 05:00 pm CASE POTPOURRI: SESSION - IV
Gurpreet Sandhu, USA | Anthony H Gershlick, UK | Mir Jamaluddin, Bangladesh | Suneil Kumar Aggarwal, UK
03:00 pm - 03:05 pm PCI of ostial left circumflex ISR in a trifurcation lesion Palanivel Rajan, Chandigarh
03:07 pm - 03:12 pm Balloon assisted stent crossing in a complex lesion Gurunath P Parale, Solapur
03:14 pm - 03:19 pm Successful percutaneous intervention in a case of stuck mitral valve Narender O Bansal, Mumbai
03:21 pm - 03:26 pm LIMA to LAD stenosis with large side branch: Interventional dilemma! Laxmi H Shetty, Bengaluru
03:28 pm - 03:33 pm Left main bifurcation with ROTA in a case of calcified AORTA with infra renal subtotal occlusion Nikhil Patil, Bengaluru
03:35 pm - 03:40 pm Re stenosis trifurcation disease Rakendra Singh, Bathinda
03:42 pm - 03:47 pm A case of left main bifurcation: How OCT helped Yunus Loya, Mumbai
03:49 pm - 03:54 pm Unexpected difficulties at every step Ranjit K Nath, New Delhi
03:56 pm - 04:01 pm Complex calcified LMCA-LAD quadrifurcation PCI made easy with intravascular lithotripsy Keyur Parikh, Ahmedabad
04:03 pm - 04:08 pm Look around before you leave Srikumar S, Kannur
04:10 pm - 04:15 pm A CHIP case Sunitha Viswanathan, Trivandrum
04:17 pm - 04:22 pm Beware of silent waters (ectatic proximal coronaries): Their deadly tides run deep Tejas V Patel, Ahmedabad
04:24 pm - 04:29 pm Acute stent migration Thanu Subramoniam, Madurai
04:31 pm - 04:36 pm OCT in acute myocardial infarction: Calcified nodule as a culprit lesion Pruthvi C Revaiah, Chandigarh
04:38 pm - 04:43 pm Double kiss Mohsin Ahmed, Bangladesh
04:45 pm - 04:50 pm Stuck rotablator : The nightmare of rotational atherectomy Ajay Raj, New Delhi
05:00 pm - 06:30 pm CASE POTPOURRI: SESSION - V
Giovanni Esposito, Italy | Geetha Subramanin, Chennai | Siegrist Patrick, Switzerland | Rakesh Yadav, New Delhi
05:00 pm - 05:05 pm A discreet nightmare Asit Das, Kolkata
05:07 pm - 05:12 pm A perplexing case of abdominal pain Anjan Hembram, Kolkata
05:14 pm - 05:19 pm Interrupted arch or extreme coarctation? - percutaneous reconstruction of arch Jenish Premalkumar Shroff, Udupi
05:21 pm - 05:26 pm Celiac trunk and superior mesentric artery stenting:Treating a rare cause of abdominal angina Sulabh Chandrakar, New Delhi
05:28 pm - 05:33 pm Coiling to preserve the renal tissue in a case of post traumatic renal injury Hariom Tyagi, Meerut
05:35 pm - 05:40 pm Endovascular closure of thyrocervical trunk pseudoaneurysm and arteriovenous fistula Lipi Uppal, Chandigarh
05:42 pm - 05:47 pm Endovascular repair of large aneurysm of hepatic artery Mukesh Kumar Yadav, Jaipur
05:49 pm - 05:54 pm Extremely rare case of pulmonary artery migration of a ureteral DJ stent Vinit Kumar, Trivandrum
05:56 pm - 06:01 pm Percutaneous device closure of massive ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm Bhushan Shivaji Sonawane, Chennai
06:03 pm - 06:08 pm Percutaneous intervention of a post Bentall ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm. Pramod Sagar, Chennai
06:10 pm - 06:15 pm Percutaneous recanalisation for Budd-Chiari syndrome K Ragavan, Bengaluru
06:17 pm - 06:22 pm Retrograde SFA recanalization using a novel technique Gajendra Dubey, Ahmedabad
06:24 pm - 06:29 pm Salvage aortoplasty using Brockenbrough needle in a case of Leriche syndrome post CABG Niyas K Naseer, Kozhikode
February 29, 2020 | Durbar Hall
08:00 am - 10:00 am CORONARY CONCLAVE
P P Mohanan, Trissur | Sandeep Bansal, New Delhi | Pravin K Goel, Lucknow | Gurpreet Singh Wander, Ludhiana | Balbir Singh, New Delhi | Marc Silvestri, France | Rajan Joseph Manjuran, Kochi | J C Mohan, New Delhi
Harendra Kumar, Patna | Nilesh Gautam, Mumbai | Mahesh Basarge, Vadodara | Ajay Mittal, New Delhi | Milind Kharche, Aurangabad | Milind Gadkari, Pune | Prashant Panda, Chandigarh | Praveen S V, Trivandrum
08:00 am - 08:30 am Symposium: Pharmacotherapy
08:00 am - 08:08 am IHD with LV dysfunction:SGLT2 inhibitors-a new kid on the block J C Mohan, New Delhi
08:10 am - 08:18 am SGLT2 inhibitors: Is it justified in all diabetic coronary patients P P Mohanan, Trissur
08:20 am - 08:28 am Antiplatelets in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing angioplasty Balbir Singh, New Delhi
08:30 am - 09:00 am Symposium: Coronary Artery Disease
08:30 am - 08:38 am Chest pain patient in the emergency room: Role of Hs troponin and CT angio Sandeep Bansal, New Delhi
08:40 am - 08:48 am Coronary angioplasty planning: Does the scoring matters Pravin K Goel, Lucknow
08:50 am - 08:58 am Non-STEMI: Rush to Cath Lab or let it cool G S Wander, Ludhiana
09:00 am - 10:00 am Live Cases
09:00 am - 09:30 am Live Case - XV (National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute)  Fazila TN Malik, Bangladesh
09:30 am - 10:00 am Live Case - XVI (Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon)  Praveen Chandra, New Delhi
10:00 am - 12:00 pm STATUS UPDATE CONCLAVE
Christoph Naber, Germany | Ziyad M Hijazi, Qatar | Gilles Montalescot, France | Rajesh Dave, USA | Franz-Josef Neumann, Germany | M Khalilullah, New Delhi | Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai | Raja Babu Panwar, Jaipur
Sushil Sharma, Jammu | Preetham Francis, Calicut | Shahid Merchant, Mumbai | Rajeev Lochan, UAE | R K Singh, Bhopal | Tilak Lall, Mumbai | Satyajit Sooryavanshi, Pune | Ashar Khan, Nagpur
10:00 am - 11:00 am Guest Lectures
10:00 am - 10:10am Interventional cardiology: Prophecies for the next decade Christoph Naber, Germany
10:12 am - 10:22 am Interventions for congenital heart disease: Status report-2020 Ziyad M Hijazi, Qatar
10:24 am - 10:34 am Revascularization and DAPT guidelines Gilles Montalescot, France
10:36 am - 10:46 am Endovascular interventions: Evolution of a subspecialty Sanjay Tyagi, New Delhi
10:48 am - 10:58 am Intravascular diagnostic tools: FFR, IVUS, OCT what is needed? Franz-Josef Neumann, Germany
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Live Cases
11:00 am - 11:30 am Live Case - XVII (Promed Hospital, Chennai)  Arun Kalyanasundaram, Chennai
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Live Case - XVIII (International Medical Centre, Jeddah, KSA)  Khalid Tammam, KSA
Marc Silvestri, France | Satyavan Sharma, Mumbai | Upendra Kaul, New Delhi | Yugal Mishra, New Delhi | Shuvo Dutta, Kolkata | Seshagiri Rao, Hyderabad | Jonathan Hill, UK | Anthony H Gershlick, UK
Selvamani S, Madurai | Bhanu Duggal, Mumbai | Dharmesh Solanki, Rajkot | Ravikant Patil, Sangli | Sachin Gavade, Sangli | Atul Limaye, Mumbai | Sandip Rane, Mumbai | Varun Kumar, Ranchi
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Symposium: Complex Coronary Interventions
12:00 pm - 12:08 pm Optimal strategies for a coronary lesion with intermediate severity Marc Silvestri, France
12:10 pm - 12:18 pm Use of shockwave balloon lithotripsy in calcified lesions Jonathan Hill, UK
12:20 pm - 12:28 pm Management of refractory angina Anthony H Gershlick, UK
12:30 pm - 01:00 pm Symposium: A Patient with Diabetes Mellitus and Multivessel Disease
12:30 pm - 12:38 pm Medical treatment is all that is required Satyavan Sharma, Mumbai
12:40 pm - 12:48 pm Angioplasty is the answer Upendra Kaul, New Delhi
12:50 pm - 12:58 pm CABG is the evidence-based therapy Yugal Mishra, New Delhi
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Live Cases
01:00 pm - 01:30 pm Live Case - XIX (University Hospital Bordeaux, France) Thomas Modine, France
01:30 pm - 02:00 pm Live Case - XX (Medistra Hospital, Indonesia)  Teguh Santoso, Indonesia
Tejas Patel, Ahmedabad | Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai | Horst Sievert, Germany | George Dangas, USA | Robert J Van Geuns, Netherlands | A Sreenivas Kumar, Hyderabad | Sandeep Basavarajaiah, UK | Yusuf A Kumble, Mangalore
Federico Blanco, Argentina | Anil Potdar, Mumbai | Devang Desai, Surat | C B Meena, Jaipur | Sunil Verma, Valsad | Ankit Agrawal, Jabalpur | Pawan Goel, Bareily | Bharat Jain, Mumbai
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm Guest Lectures
02:00 pm - 02:10 pm Robotic assisted angioplasty: No more futuristic? Tejas Patel, Ahmedabad
02:12 pm - 02:22 pm Multi-vessel angioplasty: Is it receiving a physiological approach Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai
02:24 pm - 02:34 pm LA appendage closure: Status update and practical issues Horst Sievert, Germany
02:36 pm - 02:46 pm Graft angioplasty: All you need to know George Dangas, USA
02:48 pm - 02:58 pm Late stent failure: Management issues Robert J Van Geuns, Netherlands
03:00 pm - 04:00 pm Live Cases
03:00 pm - 03:30 pm Live Case - XXI (Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai)  Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai
03:30 pm - 04:00 pm Live Case - XXII (Max Hospital, New Delhi) Balbir Singh, New Delhi
Horst Sievert, Germany | Gurpreet Sandhu, USA | William Wijns, Ireland | Ashok Seth, New Delhi | Jeffrey W Moses, USA | Anthony H Gershlick, UK | Ajay J Kirtane, USA | Giuseppe Sangiorgi, Italy
Rakesh C Jindal, Kota | Ajay Kumar Sinha, Patna | Vinod Somani, Indore | Achyut Khandekar, Nagpur | Rohan Ainchwar, Chandrapur | Akhilesh Dubey, Jabalpur | Shalini Garg, Jaipur | Nikhil Sontakke, Goa
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm Guest Lectures
04:00 pm - 04:10 pm Endovascular treatment of stroke Horst Sievert, Germany
04:12 pm - 04:22 pm Pulmonary angioplasty for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension Gurpreet Sandhu, USA
04:24 pm - 04:34 pm Post PCI functional measurement William Wijns, Ireland
04:36 pm - 04:46 pm BVS: Past, present and future Ashok Seth, New Delhi
04:48 pm - 04:58 pm Tools and tricks for difficult coronary interventions Jeffrey W Moses, USA
05:00 pm - 05:30 pm Point Counterpoint: Management of Stable Angina
05:00 pm - 05:10 pm Angioplasty is no "better" than medical therapy in stable angina Anthony H Gershlick, UK
05:15 pm - 05:25 pm Angioplasty is the logical treatment option Ajay J Kirtane, USA
05:30 pm - 06:00 pm Guest Lectures
05:30 pm - 05:40 pm Drug eluting stents: What matters most-thinner struts, biodegradable polymer, design or drug? Jeffrey W Moses, USA
05:45 pm - 05:55 pm Heart failure: Role of interventional strategies Horst Sievert, Germany
08:00 pm Onwards
February 29, 2020 | Shah Jehan Hall
Suman Bhandari, New Delhi | Luca Testa, Italy | Vijay Trehan, New Delhi | Ravinder Singh Rao, Jaipur | Sundeep Mishra, New Delhi | Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai | Praveen Kumar Jain, Jhnasi | Amal Khan, Kolkata
G Karthikeyan, Chennai | GOPI A, Bengaluru | Refai Showkathali, Chennai | Sajan Narayanan, Cochin | John F John, Kozhikode | Ashish Jha, Lucknow | BV Purohit, Hyderabad | Chandrashekhar Vasantrao Patil, Kolhapur
08:00 am - 09:00 am Live Cases
08:00 am - 08:30 am Live Case - XXIII (JNU Hospital, Jaipur)  Sanjay K Chugh/ Mamas A Mamas, Jaipur /
08:30 am - 09:00 am Live Case - XXIV (Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon) Manjinder Sandhu / Gary Mintz,New Delhi
09:00 am - 10:00 am Symposium: How I Manage
09:00 am - 09:10 am Coronary perforation Suman Bhandari, New Delhi
09:12 am - 09:22 am Access site complications Luca Testa, Italy
09:24 am - 09:34 am Embolized devices/stents Vijay Trehan, New Delhi
09:36 am - 09:46 am TAVR complications Ravinder Singh Rao, Jaipur
09:48 am - 09:58 am Complications: Anticipation, avoidance and amelioration Sundeep Mishra, New Delhi
Ashok Seth, New Delhi | Gurpreet Sandhu, USA | Ajay J Kirtane, USA | Adnan Kastrati, Germany | Upendra Kaul, New Delhi | Luca Testa, Italy | Rakesh Jaswal, Mohali | Neeraj Pandit, New Delhi
Kiron Varghese, Bengaluru | Kuldip Singh Laller, Rohtak | Ganesan Nambirajan, Madurai | Navin Mathew, Cochin | Bhavesh Vajifdar, Mumbai | Shantanu Deshpande, Mumbai | Niraj Ragani, Amravati | Mukesh Sharma, Udaipur
10:00 am - 11:00 am Live Cases
10:00 am - 10:30 am Live Case - XXV (Lisie Hospital, Kollam) Rony Mathew K, Ernakulam
10:30 am - 11:00 am Live Case - XXVI (Jayadeva Hospital, Bengaluru) C N Manjunath / B C Srinivas, Bengaluru
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Symposium: Interventional Techniques and Technologies
11:00 am - 11:10 am Devices for haemodynamic support Ashok Seth, New Delhi
11:12 am - 11:22 am Indian stents: Challenges and opportunities Upendra Kaul, New Delhi
11:24 am - 11:34 am CHIP: The last coronary frontier Ajay J Kirtane, USA
11:36 am - 11:46 am Cardiogenic shock: Unconquered fort Adnan Kastrati, Germany
11:48 am - 11:58 am Artificial intelligence in the cath Lab Gurpreet Sandhu, USA
Suneil Kumar Aggarwal, UK | Prafulla Kerkar, Mumbai | Anita Saxena, New Delhi | Nageswara Rao K, Hyderabad | Ziyad M Hijazi, Qatar | Rohit Manoj Kumar, Chandigarh | Sumod Kurian, New Delhi | S S Kothari, New Delhi
H N Mishra, Cuttack | Ankur Phatarpekar, Mumbai | Paul Thomas, Cochin | Vivek Bose, Mumbai | Goutam Datta, Kolkata | Sunip Banerjee, Kolkata | Sadananda K S, Mysore | Sachin Lakde, Pune
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm Live Cases
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Live Case - XXVII (Jayadeva Hospital, Bengaluru)  M Jayranganath, Bengaluru
12:30 pm - 01:00 pm Live Case - XXVIII (MMM Hospital, Chennai)  Siva Kumar, Chennai
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Symposium: How to Plan and Treat Percutaneously
01:00 pm - 01:10 pm Paravalvular leak closure Suneil Kumar Aggarwal, UK
01:12 pm - 01:22 pm RSOV closure Prafulla Kerkar, Mumbai
01:24 pm - 01:34 pm Coarctation of aorta Anita Saxena, New Delhi
01:36 pm - 01:46 pm VSD closure Nageswara Rao K, Hyderabad
01:48 pm - 01:58 pm Pulmonary valve implantation Ziyad M Hijazi, Qatar
Gary Mintz, USA | Jonathan Hill, UK | Nils P Johnson, USA | Rajesh Janardhanan, USA | Jagdish Mohan, New Delhi | Dev B Pahlajani, Mumbai | Ram Kirti Saran, Lucknow | H S Isser, New Delhi
Preeti Sharma, Dehradun | DF Daruwala, Mumbai | Maulik Parikh, Mumbai | Aditya Batra, Rohtak | Rajesh Jindal, Bathinda | Rohit Mathur, Jodhpur | Rajpal Singh, Bengaluru | Amal Kumar Choudhury, Bangaladesh
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm Live Cases
02:00 pm - 02:30 pm Live Case - XXIX (IRCCS San Donato, Italy) Francesco Bedogni, Italy
02:30 pm - 03:00 pm Live Case - XXX (MMM Hospital, Chennai)  Ajit Mullasari, Chennai
03:00 pm - 04:00 pm Symposium: Adjunctive Tools for Interventionists
03:00 pm - 03:10 pm IVUS: How it helps to manage complex lesions Gary Mintz, USA
03:12 pm - 03:22 pm OCT: Does the utility justifies the cost Jonathan Hill, UK
03:24 pm - 03:34 pm FFR: Should it be routinely done in all Nils P Johnson, USA
03:36 pm - 03:46 pm 3D Echocardiography: Role in structural heart interventions Rajesh Janardhanan, USA
03:48 pm - 03:58 pm Echocardiography: Role in coronary interventions J C Mohan, New Delhi
G Sengottuvelu, Chennai | Sanjeevan Pasupati, New Zealand | Praveen Chandra, New Delhi | Luca Testa, Italy | Sai Satish, Chennai | Ravinder Singh Rao, Jaipur | M P Girish, New Delhi | Eberhard Grube, Germany
V. Rajendran, Coimbatore | Mohammad Ali S., Kurnool | Jyotirmaya Dash, Chennai | Satyasham Toshniwal, Solapur | Bhuwan Chandra Tiwari, Lucknow | Kuntal Bhattacharya, Kolkata | Krishnakumar Dhoot, Pune | Keshav Murthy V, Mysore
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm Live Cases
04:00 pm - 04:30 pm Live Case - XXXI (Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad)  Pratap Chandra Rath, Hyderabad
04:30 pm - 05:00 pm Live Case - XXXII (BLK Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi) Subhash Chandra / Antonio Colombo, New Delhi
05:00 pm - 06:00 pm Symposium: TAVR: All You Need To Know
05:00 pm - 05:10 pm TAVR: Selecting the right patient G Sengottuvelu, Chennai
05:12 pm - 05:22 pm TAVR: Essentials of imaging Sanjeevan Pasupati, New Zealand
05:24 pm - 05:34 pm TAVR: Selecting the right device/access Praveen Chandra, New Delhi
05:36 pm - 05:46 pm TAVR: Cerebral protection Luca Testa, Italy
05:48 pm - 05:58 pm TAVR: In challenging situations Sai Satish, Chennai
06:00 pm - 07:00 pm MEDTRONIC SYMPOSIUM
08:00 pm Onwards
February 29, 2020 | Mumtaz Mahal Hall
09:00 am - 11:00 am SPECIAL SESSION-I
William Wijns, Ireland | D Rajasekhar, Hyderabad | Parneesh Arora, Noida | DK Baruah, Vizag
09:00 am - 09:08 am Case based approach in ISR: Role of OCT Arun Mohanty, New Delhi
09:10 am - 09:18 am Treating isolated ostial lesion by Szabo technique Muni Venkatesa Reddy, Mumbai
09:20 am - 09:28 am Stenting strategy in left main primary PCI Bahuleyan CG, Thiruvananthapuram
09:30 am - 09:38 am How important bifurcation angle is in left main PCI in choosing the technique Vijay Bang, Mumbai
09:40 am - 09:48 am Primary angioplasty in congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries at 76 years Milan Chag, Ahmedabad
09:50 am - 09:58 am Unsuccessful story of ISR Prabhu Halkati, Belgaum
10:00 am - 10:08 am A complex case of left main occlusion and TAVR Anmol Sonawane, Mumbai
10:10 am - 10:18 am Tricky and treacherous circumflex Suhas Hardas, Pune
10:20 am - 10:28 am Imaging in very early stent stenosis Jyotsna Maddury, Hyderabad
10:30 am - 10:38 am A complex ostial left main stenting: How imaging helped me Prasant Sahoo, Bhubaneswar
10:40 am - 10:48 am Difficult radial anatomy in complex PCI G L Sharma, Jaipur
10:50 am - 10:58 am Complex case of coronary perforation: How I managed it Razmi Rahman, Afghanistan
11:00 am - 01:00 pm  SPECIAL SESSION-II
Hem Kumar Agarwal, New Delhi | Prathap Kumar, Kollam | Jeffrey W Moses, USA | Dhiman Kahali, Kolkata
11:00 am - 11:08 am Why should I treat fistula with DCB G Girish Reddy, Nellor
11:10 am - 11:18 am A complex CTO angioplasty: How parallel wire technique and contralateral coronary injection helped me Prathap Kumar, Kollam
11:20 am - 11:28 am Nightmare during radial intervention Chandra Mani Adhikari, Nepal
11:30 am - 11:38 am Antegrade dissection and re-entry  Haresh Mehta, Mumbai
11:40 am - 11:48 am Collateral channel injury management V Surya Prakasa Rao, Hyderabad
11:50 am - 11:58 am Retrograde approach: Reverse CART and variations to it Prathap Kumar, Kollam
12:00 pm - 12:08 pm CTO: Ten commandments Gerald S Werner, Germany
12:10 pm - 12:18 pm TAVI in patient resuscitated after out of hospital arrest & borderline iliac access Roopa Salwan, New Delhi
12:20 pm - 12:28 pm Protected PCI to tackle a challenging CTO lesion (using Impella) Siegrist Patrick, Switzerland
12:30 pm - 12:38 pm A complex CTO case with retrograde and antegrade approach Rajiv Agarwal, New Delhi
12:40 pm - 12:48 pm A case of late presenter STEMI: Management challenges Yash Paul Sharma, Chandigarh
12:50 pm - 12:58 pm My most memorable case of 2019 Shuvanan Ray, Kolkata
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm SPECIAL SESSION-III
Neeraj Parakh, New Delhi | Kajal Ganguly, Kolkata | Ravi Kalra, Mumbai | Christoph Naber, Germany
01:00 pm - 01:08 pm Unusual large ASD device retrieval Jamal Yusuf, New Delhi
01:10 pm - 01:18 pm Minicullotte in difficult bifurcation and trifurcation of LMCA Ramdeo Yadave, New Delhi
01:20 pm - 01:28 pm A case of bifurcation techniques with OCT guidance Suresh G Vijan, Mumbai
01:30 pm - 01:38 pm Deferred stenting of a case of primary PCI I Sathyamurthy, Chennai
01:40 pm - 01:48 pm A challenging case of dedicated bifurcation stent Dilip Kumar, Kolkata
01:50 pm - 01:58 pm A case of malignant atherosclerosis: How I handled it Saumitra Ray, Kolkata
02:00 pm - 02:08 pm An interesting case of familial hypercholesterolemia Satyanarayan Routray, Cuttak
02:10 pm - 02:18 pm High risk TAVR: Expect the unexpected S M Ashraf, Kerala
02:20 pm - 02:28 pm A tortuous RCA CTO Manjinder Sandhu, New Delhi
02:30 pm - 02:38 pm The Road less travelled Prashant Bharadwaj, New Delhi
02:40 pm - 02:48 pm Primary PCI in degenerated venous graft Shivkumar Rao, Secunderabad
02:50 pm - 02:58 pm Cost effective imaging Kesavamoorthy B, Tanjore
03:00 pm - 05:00 pm SPECIAL SESSION-IV
Mrutyunjaya Behera, Cuttak | V Rajasekhar, Hydearabad | K Subramanyan, Chennai | Adnan Kastrati, Germany
03:00 pm - 03:08 pm TAVR in native rheumatic pure aortic regurgitation with pre existing mitral mechanical prosthetic valve N K Mahesh, Vizag
03:10 pm - 03:18 pm Nightmare haunts again after a decade Chinmaya Jagdish Kulkarni, Mumbai
03:20 pm - 03:28 pm An elective PCI which went wrong Deepak Goyal, UK
03:30 pm - 03:38 pm A case of challenging access of the target in PCI Rajeev Lochan, UAE
03:40 pm - 03:48 pm Nuances of Hybrid approach to CTO PCI Sanjeeb Roy, Jaipur
03:50 pm - 03:58 pm Radial access: Ten commandments Mamas A Mamas, UK
04:00 pm - 04:08 pm Transradial intervention of a complex tortous RCA disease of anomalous origin Rabindra Nath Chakraborty, Kolkata
04:10 pm - 04:18 pm Role of intracoronary  thrombolysis in management of large thrombus burden during primary PCI Prabhakar Shetty Heggunje, Bengaluru
04:20 pm - 04:28 pm Learning never stops: From worst to best and continuing Mridul Sharma, Rajkot
04:30 pm - 04:38 pm Percutaneous device closure of Abernethy malformation Bhushan Shivaji Sonawane, Chennai
04:40 pm - 04:48 pm Management of complex SFA lesion Uday Khanolkar, Bengaluru
04:50 pm - 04:58 pm Manoeuvring through a tough terrain : Use of a new generation device Sanjeev Kathuria , New Delhi
05:00 pm - 06:30 pm  SPECIAL SESSION-V
R K Madhok, Jaipur | Rajeeve Kumar Rajput, New Delhi | Rajiv Bajaj, New Delhi | Ravi Kumar Alluri, Hyderabad
05:00 pm - 05:08 pm Left main bifurcation with ostial LAD CTO: Management options Neeraj Bhalla, New Delhi
05:10 pm - 05:18 pm A complex case with bifurcation lesion: How descreptive coding helped me acheve optimal results Rajiv Bajaj, New Delhi
05:20 pm - 05:28 pm Bifurcation Stenting: How I perform it Rajiv Passey, New Delhi
05:30 pm - 05:38 pm Rare complication while stenting the D1 through LAD stent V T Shah, Mumbai
05:40 pm - 05:48 pm A complex case of pulmonary valve implantation in 76 year old lady Bharat Dalvi, Mumbai
05:50 pm - 05:58 pm A complex case of TAVR: Lessons learnt Rajneesh Kapoor, New Delhi
06:00 pm - 06:08 pm My most challenging case: Lessons learnt V J Karthikeyan, UK
06:10 pm - 06:18 pm A case of severely calcified Shockwave LM intervention Sameer Dani, Ahmedabad
06:20 pm - 06:28 pm Post Bypass Surgery CTO Satyendra Nath Dutta, Durgapur
February 29, 2020 | Jehangir Hall
09:00 am - 11:00 am  CASE POTPOURRI: SESSION - I
Carlo Tumscitz, Italy | Boris Starcevic, Croatia | Jayagopal Balagopalan, Palakkad | N K Panigrahi, Visakhapatnam
09:00 am - 09:05 am The wrong guide Madakari K P Nayaka, Hassan
09:07 am - 09:12 am Haste makes waste Manivelan Subramanian, Trichy
09:14 am - 09:19 am Accidental puncture of the inferior epigastric artery: The worst nightmare Ninad Narayan Auti, Navi Mumbai
09:21 am - 09:26 am Let the dead bury the dead Nishant Sagar, Trivandrum
09:28 am - 09:33 am Acute ischemic stroke after primary PCI: It is not common, but it is a double whammy! Pankaj Jariwala, Hyderabad
09:35 am - 09:40 am Routine normal coronary angiography and near death Rahul Chaudhary, New Delhi
09:42 am - 09:47 am Dangerous pin hole balloon rupture Somnath Madhukar Mallakmir,  Mumbai
09:49 am - 09:54 am Cathlab nightmare : Lost normal artery Ram Lal Ola, Rishikesh
09:56 am - 10:01 am Atrial septal defect device embolization to aortic arch and its retrieval Sanjay Rajdev, Abu Dhabi
10:03 am - 10:08 am Surviving no flow: A case of life threatening air embolism Chathurika Prasadi Withana, Colombo
10:10 am - 10:15 am Hatrick of nightmares Santosh Pramod Jadhav, Bengaluru
10:17 am - 10:22 am Longitdinal stent deformation during removal of stuck balloon due to failure to deflate Saurabh Chopra, Bengaluru
10:24 am - 10:29 am The perfect is the enemy of good Shariful Islam, Rangpur
10:31 am - 10:36 am Piggybacking of stents Shishir Roul, Mumbai
10:38 am - 10:43 am Bailing out dissection: A different approach Sibasis Sahoo, Ahmedabad
10:45 am - 10:50 am The mystery of coronary hemothorax: Sealing the culprit leak Rahul Choudhary, Jodhpur
11:00 am - 01:00 pm  CASE POTPOURRI: SESSION - II
Sunil Thakersee, South Africa | Mohamed Sobhy Ali, Egypt | George Dangas,USA | Hemanth Kumar Behara, Visakhapatnam
11:00 am - 11:05 am A complicated PCI: Role of imaging H S Isser, New Delhi
11:07 am - 11:12 am Rare compliacation during PCI Haresh Kumar Vinayakamoorthy, Tiruchirapalli
11:14 am - 11:19 am OCT guided PTCA in ectatic coronaries Gaurav M Ganeshwala, Pune
11:21 am - 11:26 am Recurring restenosis Dimpu Edwin Jonathan, Bengaluru
11:28 am - 11:33 am Real time IVUS guided ostial LAD stent positioning during zero contrast PCI Nandhakumar Vasu, Chennai
11:35 am - 11:40 am A case of recurrent PCI in recurrent ISR in LAD with 3 layered vessel in a redo CABG Subburamakrishnan P, Madurai
11:42 am - 11:47 am Spontaneous dissection in RCA angioplasty nothing left to imagination after OCT Rahul Raikhy, Bengaluru
11:49 am - 11:54 am Myocardial rupture after successful angioplasty  Samir Kubba, New Delhi
11:56 am - 12:01 pm Broken catheter and percutaneous retreival - complicated peripheral plasty Jenish Premalkumar Shroff, Udupi
12:03 pm - 12:08 pm TAVR in low coronary ostia Sunil P Wani, Mumbai
12:10 pm - 12:15 pm Transcatehter double valve replacement: Valve in valve. First in india Ravinder Singh Rao, Jaipur
12:17 pm - 12:22 pm Transcatheter aortic valve implantation for severe aortic stenosis of a bicuspid valve type 1 L-R fusion Piyushkumar Kanjibhai Prajapati, Hyderabad
12:24 pm - 12:29 pm A complex LAD ostial case: How OCT helped Rakesh Verma, New Delhi
12:31 pm - 12:36 pm Valve in valve Mayur Jain, Mumbai
12:38 pm - 12:43 pm Device closure of post Bentall ascending aorta pseudo aneurysm Sandhya Rufus, Chennai
12:45 pm - 12:50 pm Nightmare in cath lab Suraj Narasimhan, Trichy
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm  CASE POTPOURRI: SESSION - III
Amit Kumar Chaurasia, New Delhi | Amr El Hadidy, Egypt | A M K EL-Etriby, Egypt | S K Kaushik, Udaipur
01:00 pm - 01:05 pm Telescoped deformed left main stent Chandrashekhar Vasantrao Patil, Kolhapur
01:07 pm - 01:12 pm LMCA dissection: A nightmare Natraj Setty, Bengaluru
01:14 pm - 01:19 pm Complex case of coronary intervention Juan Fernandez, Argentina
01:21 pm - 01:26 pm Left main primary PCI: The great escape when all roads were blocked Bhishma Chowdary Donepudi, Hyderabad
01:28 pm - 01:33 pm When ROTA came for rescue! Anil Kumar, Panchkula
01:35 pm - 01:40 pm LMCA stenting: A nightmare Ishita Majumder, Kolkata
01:42 pm - 01:47 pm Strip each other Muni Venkatesa Reddy, Mumbai
01:49 pm - 01:54 pm Bailout SKS procedure in a patient with calcified distal LM bifurcation following burr entrapment during rotational atherectomy Prasad Shah, Pune
01:56 pm - 02:01 pm Calcified and tortuous RCA Pritesh Punjabi, Mumbai
02:03 pm - 02:08 pm One of my toughest antegrade CTO, and a brief look into my ‘compact’ CTO toolkit Y. Vijayachandra Reddy, Chennai
02:10 pm - 02:15 pm Mechanical complication after primary percutaneous Goutam Datta, Kolkata
02:17 pm - 02:22 pm Stuck Rota burr Harish Ramdas Surwade, Mumbai
02:24 pm - 02:29 pm A challenging case of left leg DVT in a young girl Ashwin Tumkur, Hyderabad
02:31 pm - 02:36 pm Thrombus migration complicating primary PCI Rajesh Kumar Sivasankarapilla, Trivandrum
02:38 pm - 02:43 pm Spontaneous endovascular thoracic and aortic aneurysm repair Rajeev Chauhan, Chandigarh
02:45 pm - 02:50 pm Stent migration and difficulty in retrieving the balloon in stenting of COA Zakir Hussain G, Hosur
03:00 pm - 04:30 pm CASE POTPOURRI: SESSION - IV
Saleem Dawood, South Africa | Rakesh Jaswal, Mohali | Anand Rao, Mumbai | P P Mohanan, Trissur
03:00 pm - 03:05 pm PTMC via total transvenous pathway Shanmugam Krishnan, Bengaluru
03:07 pm - 03:12 pm Transcatheter mitral valve replacement (valve-in-valve) with para valvular leak closure for degenerated mitral bioprosthesis Dhamodaran K, Chennai
03:14 pm - 03:19 pm Management of a rare cause of hyperammonemia Gaurav Agarwal, Bengaluru
03:21 pm - 03:26 pm Arch coarctoplasty Gowtham H G, Bengaluru
03:28 pm - 03:33 pm Transcatheter closure of rupture of sinus of valsalva  aneurysm and aortic coarctation complicated by  iatrogenic cardiac perforation in a young woman Jyothi Vijay, Chandigarh
03:35 pm - 03:40 pm Percutaneous intervention in a coronary artery fistula to left side of heart:Extreme rarity Pramod Sagar, Chennai
03:42 pm - 03:47 pm Complete heart block due to coronary air embolism during trans-catheter closure of atrial septal defect Shakil Shaikh, Mumbai
03:49 pm - 03:54 pm PTMC in a patient with giant left atrium Sreekanth Yerram, Hyderabad
03:56 pm - 04:01 pm Transcatheter closure of a rare extra-cardiac cause of pulmonary hypertension Meet M. Thacker, Bengaluru
04:03 pm - 04:08 pm A rare case of closure of portosystemic shunt in single ventricle pathway  Varshit Dineshchandra Hathi, Bengaluru
04:10 pm - 04:15 pm Device closure of residual VSD after unidirectional-valve patch closure in an adolescent with severe PAH Atit A Gawalkar, Chandigarh
04:17 pm - 04:22 pm Subclavian and vertebral artery bifurcation stenting Gaurav Khandelwal, Bhopal
04:24 pm - 04:29 pm Between the rock and the hard place Kaushal Vassal Chhatrapati, Mumbai
04:30 pm - 06:00 pm CASE POTPOURRI: SESSION - V
DMT Saravanan, Coimbatore | Jayagopal Balagopalan, Palakkad | Ramesh Patel, Udaipur | Ganesh Manoharan, UK
04:30 pm - 04:35 pm A case of complicated TAVI K Venkatesan Kongunattan, Bengaluru
04:37 pm - 04:42 pm Expect the unexpected : An uncommon complication of TAVI Jannatul Ferdous, Chennai
04:44 pm - 04:49 pm Interesting case of TAVR in a post MVR patient Viveka Kumar, New Delhi
04:51 pm - 04:56 pm New onset left bundle branch block after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) resolving with steroids Shishir Soni, Rishikesh
04:58 pm - 05:03 pm Near simultaneous presentation of coronary artery disease in identical twins Hariom Tyagi, Meerut
05:05 pm - 05:10 pm Stent migration into the aorta: A successful bail-out case Amit Joshi, Sangli
05:12 pm - 05:17 pm Stent dislodgment during PCI: To leave or to retrieve? Ganesh Narayana, Perambalur
05:19 pm - 05:24 pm Lost and found Mangalanandan P, Trivandrum
05:26 pm - 05:31 pm Functional angioplasty with OCT of DES stent mycotic pseudoaneurysm Nikhil Motiramani, Puducherry
05:33 pm - 05:38 pm Gone with the flow Prashanth Panduranga, Muscat
05:40 pm - 05:45 pm Infected coronary artery aneurysm- a rare but fatal complication of PCI Ajit Pal Singh, Jalandhar
05:47 pm - 05:52 pm Mishappening in coronary angioplasty Deepak Agrawal, Jaipur
March 01, 2020 | Durbar Hall
Bharat Dalvi, Mumbai | Gerald S Werner, Germany | Yves Louvard, France | Samin K Sharma, USA | Ganesh Manoharan, UK | Vijay Trehan, New Delhi | Sandeep Seth, New Delhi | Ashok Seth, New Delhi
Ankur Gupta, Chandigarh | Roopali Khanna, Lucknow | Binayananda Padhee, Bhubaneswar | Pranab Jyoti Bhattacharyya, Gauhati | Amitabh Yaduvanshi, Delhi | Rahul Arora, Noida | Sarita Gulati, Delhi | C P Roy, Delhi
08:00 am - 09:00 am Symposium: Learn from the Masters: Step By Step Approach
08:00 am - 08:10 am Difficult ASD closure Bharat Dalvi, Mumbai
08:12 am - 08:22 am TAVR Samin K Sharma, USA
08:24 am - 08:34 am Bifurcation angioplasty Yves Louvard, France
08:36 am - 08:46 am Rotational atherectomy Samin K Sharma, USA
08:48 am - 08:58 am Antegrade CTO strategy Gerald S Werner, Germany
09:00 am - 10:00 am Live Case
09:00 am - 09:30 am Live Case - XXXIII (Cedar Sinai Medical Centre, USA) Raj Makkar, USA
09:30 am - 10:00 am Live Case - XXXIV (Cedar Sinai Medical Centre, USA) Raj Makkar, USA
10:00 am - 12:00 pm RADIAL CONCLAVE
Mamas A Mamas, UK | Dev B Pahlajani, Mumbai | James Nolan, UK | Kirti K Punamiya, Mumbai | Balbir Singh, New Delhi | Rakesh Verma, New Delhi | Raja Babu Panwar, Jaipur | K K Talwar, New Delhi
C. Moorthy, Chennai | Rajeev Rathi, Delhi | Ripen Gupta, Delhi | Naveen Bhamri, Delhi | Rajesh Muralidharan, Kozhikode | Girish Kawthekar, Indore | Suvir Gupta, Agra | Jayesh S Parjapati, Ahmedabad
10:00 am - 10:30 am Point Counterpoint: Which is the Optimal Access Site
10:00 am - 10:10 am Radial should be the default access Mamas A Mamas, UK
10:15 am - 10:25 am Femoral access is preferable in the majority Dev B Pahlajani, Mumbai
10:30 am - 11:00 am Guest Lectures
10:30 am - 10:40 am Radial toolbox James Nolan, UK
10:45 am - 10:55 am Radial interventions: Case studies in difficult situations Mamas A Mamas, UK
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Live Cases
11:00 am - 11:30 am Live Case - XXXV (ICPS - Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud Massy, France) Bernard Chevalier, France
11:30 am - 12:00 am Live Case - XXXVI (Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai) Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai
Sandeep Bansal, New Delhi | Praveer Agarwal, New Delhi | Praveen Chandra, New Delhi | Subhash Chandra, New Delhi | Gurpreet Sandhu, USA | Anil Dhall, New Delhi | Samin K Sharma, USA | Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai
Jitendra Singh Makkar, Jaipur | Nagamurali, Hyderabad | Santhosh K, Mysore | S Manoj, Chennai | Rutvik Hemang Trivedi, Anand | Kushal Pujara, Anand | Amit Sanghavi, Mumbai | Laxmikant P, Bengaluru
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm Symposium: STEMI: Management Issues in Specific Situations
12:00 pm - 12:10 pm STEMI in a post CABG patient  Praveen Chandra, New Delhi
12:12 pm - 12:22 pm STEMI in a calcified artery  Praveer Agarwal, New Delhi
12:24 pm - 12:34 pm STEMI in a patient with high bleeding risk  Sandeep Bansal, New Delhi
12:36 pm - 12:46 pm STEMI in a patient with coronary aneurysm/ectasia  Subhash Chandra, New Delhi
12:48 pm - 12:58 pm STEMI due to left main disease Gurpreet Sandhu, USA
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Live Cases
01:00 pm - 01:30 pm Live Case - XXXVII (Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune) M Shirish Hiremath, Pune
01:30 pm - 02:00 pm Live Case - XXXVIII (PGI, Chandigarh) Rajesh Vijayvergiya, Chandigarh
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm EARL BAKKEN AWARD SESSION
Vinay K Bahl
, New Delhi | Upendra Kaul, New Delhi | Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai | Ashok Seth, New Delhi | Ajay J Kirtane, USA
02:00 pm - 02:08 pm Massive hemoptysis: An urgent call for cardiologist from pulmonary medicine ward ! Atul Singh Rajput, Nagpur
02:10 pm - 02:18 pm Transcatheter closure of sinus venosus atrial septal defect with anomalous pulmonary venous drainage: An innovative technique Bhushan Shivaji Sonawane, Chennai
02:20 pm - 02:28 pm Balloon embedded DK Crush for LMCA trifurcation Madhu Sreedharan, Trivandrum
02:30 pm - 02:38 pm Complete trans catheter closure of scimitar syndrome Sowmya Kasturi, Bengaluru
02:40 pm - 02:48 pm Complications of complication Yusuf A Kumble, Mangalore
02:50 pm - 02:58 pm
Earl Bakken Award Presentation
03:30 pm Onwards
March 01, 2020 | Shah Jehan Hall
O P Yadava, New Delhi | D S Gambhir, New Delhi | Gary Mintz, USA | Robert J Van Geuns, Netherlands | Upendra Kaul, New Delhi | Viveka Kumar, New Delhi | Mukul Mishra, Lucknow | Sunil Kumar Modi, New Delhi
Ankush Gupta, Delhi | Hemant Madan, Gurgaon | Sanjat Chiwane, Gurgaon | Subburamakrishnan, Madurai | Sampathkumar, Madurai | Shanmuga Sundaram, Chennai | Hitesh Shah, Ahmedabad | Jaishankar, Chennai
08:00 am - 09:00 am Live Cases
08:00 am - 08:30 am Live Case - XXXIX (Kavery Hospital, Chennai) A B Gopalamurugan, Chennai
08:30 am - 09:00 am Live Case - XXXX (Meditrina Hospital, Kollam) Prathap Kumar, Kollam
09:00 am - 09:30 am Point Counterpoint: Left Main Bifurcation Disease
09:00 am - 09:10 am Let us leave it for the surgeons O P Yadava, New Delhi
09:15 am - 09:25 am Angioplasty is equally effective D S Gambhir, New Delhi
09:30 am - 10:00 am Symposium: Pictorial Essays In Imaging (IVUS/OCT)
09:30 am - 09:40 am IVUS: A 10-minute atlas Gary Mintz, USA
09:45 am - 09:55 am OCT: It is picture perfect Robert J Van Geuns, Netherlands
10:00 am - 12:00 pm CATH LAB CHALLENGES
Ajitkumar VK, Trivandrum | Keyur Parikh, Ahmedabad | Aditya Kapoor, Lucknow | K K Agarwal, New Delhi | James Nolan, UK | H K Chopra, New Delhi | Kinzo Ueda, Japan | Vijay Trehan, New Delhi
Abhisheka Tripathi, Ahmedabad | Himanshu Yadav, Agra | Anupam Jena, Bhubaneshwar | Jay Shah, Ahmedabad | Sudarshan Kumar Vijay, Lucknow | Ranjan Kumar Sharma, Kolkata | Dinesh Shah, Ahmedabad | Girish Ramteke, Lucknow
10:00 am - 11:00 am Live Cases
10:00 am - 11:00 am Live Case - XXXXII (Toyahashi Heart Centre, Japan) Kenya Nasu & Osamu Katoh, Japan
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Symposium: Special Issues In Interventions
11:00 am - 11:10 am Regulatory approval for cardiac devices in India: Issues and challenges Ajitkumar VK, Trivandrum
11:12 am - 11:22 pm Cost offered for cardiac interventional procedures in public schemes in India: Are they reasonable Keyur Parikh, Ahmedabad
11:24 pm - 11:34 pm Reuse of select cardiac devices in India: Should it be permitted Aditya Kapoor, Lucknow
11:36 am - 11:46 am Medicolegal issues for an interventional cardiologist K K Agarwal, New Delhi
11:48 am - 11:58 am Radiation protection for interventional cardiologist James Nolan, UK
George Joseph, Vellore | N N Khanna, New Delhi | B C Srinivas, Bengaluru | G Srinivasaiah Sridhar, Malaysia | Varinder S Bedi, New Delhi | Rajiv Parakh, Gurgaon| Prakash Chandwani, Jaipur | Priya Jagia, New Delhi
Rahul Chhabria, Mumbai | P Manokar, Chennai | Harikrishnan, Chennai | Haider Khan, Hyderabad | V. E. Dhandapani, Chennai | Balaji, Coimbatore | Arijit Ghosh, Pune | Asit Khanna, Ghaziabad
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm Live Cases
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Live Case - XXXXIII (Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Bengaluru) Sanjay Mehrotra, Bengaluru
12:30 pm - 01:00 pm Live Case - XXXXIV (Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy) Giuseppe Sangaiorgi, Italy
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Symposium: Issues In Peripheral Vascular  Interventions 
01:00 pm - 01:10 pm Special techniques and technologies for peripheral interventions George Joseph, Vellore
01:12 pm - 01:22 pm Interventions in aorto-arteritis: Our problem, our solutions Sanjay Tyagi, New Delhi
01:24 pm - 01:34 pm Venous Interventions: Not on the radar of cardiologists B C Srinivas, Bengaluru
01:36 pm - 01:46 pm Aortic interventions Rajiv Parakh, Gurgaon
01:48 pm - 01:58 pm Limb ischemia: Management update Varinder S Bedi, New Delhi
March 01, 2020 | Mumtaz Mahal Hall
09:00 am - 11:00 am SPECIAL SESSION-I
Radhakrishnan, Trivandrum | Ajay J Kirtane, USA | Haresh Mehta, Mumbai | Pratap Chandra Rath, Hyderabad
09:00 am - 09:08 am A case of CTO: Tips and tricks to convert failure into success Shyam Sunder Bansal, Faridabad
09:10 am - 09:18 am Thrombin for vascular perforations: A life saver Madhu Sreedharan, Trivandrum
09:20 am - 09:28 am RV lead extraction and CRT-D placement Navreet Singh, Pune
09:30 am - 09:38 am Complications in CTO Parag Barwad, Chandigarh
09:40 am - 09:48 am A complicated case of intra luminal hematoma Davinder Chadha, Bengaluru
09:50 am - 09:58 am Complex case of coronary intervention Juan Mierez, Argentina
10:00 am - 10:08 am Role of OCT in optimization of PCI Binoy John, Chennai
10:10 am - 10:18 am Coronary protection and coronary intervention during TAVI Pratap Chandra Rath, Hyderabad
10:20 am - 10:28 am Unstable angina with calcified vessel in 84 year old Vivek Gupta, New Delhi
10:30 am - 10:38 am Navigating tortuous coronary anatomy Uday Mahorkar, Nagpur
10:40 am - 10:48 am Air embolism Niraj Prasad, Ranchi
10:50 am - 10:58 am My worst nightmare: Lessons learnt Ajay J Kirtane, USA
11:00 am - 01:00 pm SPECIAL SESSION-II
Prem Aggarwal, New Delhi | Deepesh Agarwal, Jaipur | Yash Paul Sharma, Chandigarh | Jeffrey W Moses, USA
11:00 am - 11:08 am Perforation in unyielding lesion Arup Dasbiswas, Kolkata
11:10 am - 11:18 am My best: My worst Samin K Sharma, USA
11:20 am - 11:28 am A complex case of ostial LAD PCI Vishal Rastogi, New Delhi
11:30 am - 11:38 am Role of laser angioplasty today in complex case Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai
11:40 am - 11:48 am An interesting case of SVG angioplasty: Should I put a filter? Ghanshyam R Kane, Mumbai
11:50 am - 11:58 am Treatment of completely occluded mid left circumflex and focal moderate partially stenosed proximal left anterior descending artery using tapered BRS G Sengottuvelu, Chennai
12:00 pm - 12:08 pm Percutaneous endovascular management of a radial artery pseudoaneurysm Chandra Mohan Varma, Kanpur
12:10 pm - 12:18 pm Percutaneous device closure of giant left ventricular aneurysm Bhushan Shivaji Sonawane, Chennai
12:20 pm - 12:28 pm A case of coronary sinus stenting for difficult LV lead during resynchronisation therapy Krishna Santosh Vemuri, Chandigarh
12:30 pm - 12:38 pm Device closure of left circumflex to coronary sinus fistula Rajeev Bhardwaj, Ambala
12:40 pm - 12:48 pm Struts across side branch should be kissed: A case based OCT follow up Rony Mathew K, Chennai
12:50 pm - 12:58 pm Tips and tricks to manage coronary perforation Deepesh Agarwal, Jaipur
March 01, 2020 | Jehangir Hall
09:00 am - 11:00 am  ABSTRACT: SESSION
Satej Janorkar, Pune | Bernardo Cortese, Italy | Satish Parashar, Noida | Amitabh Yaduvanshi, New Delhi
09:00 am - 09:05 am Use of sirolimus-coated balloon in de novo small vessel coronary lesions: Mid-term follow-up from a two-centre registry Sandeep Basavarajaiah, Birmingham
09:07 am - 09:12 am A multicentric, prospective, observational study to evaluate the impact of real-time optical coherence tomography co-registration with angiography on physician decision-making during and post percutaneous coronary intervention Rony Mathew K, Cochin
09:14 am - 09:19 am Real world scenario of coronary chronic total occlusion in developing nation Parag W Barwad, Chandigarh
09:21 am - 09:26 am Safety and efficacy of sirolimus coated balloon with nanolute technology in real-world coronary artery disease patients: Angiographic and clinical outcomes Keyur Parikh, Ahmedabad
09:28 am - 09:33 am Performance of sirolimus coated balloon in the treatment of complex coronary lesions: Insights from multi-centre, real-world clinical registry P L N Kaparthi, Hyderabad
09:35 am - 09:40 am Radiation doses during cardiac catheterization procedures in India: A multicentre study Suma M Victor, Chennai
09:42 am - 09:47 am Single center experience of 100 minimalistic TAVR: concious sedation and percutanoeus approach. Ravinder Singh Rao, Jaipur
09:49 am - 09:54 am Reperfusion and in hospital mortality rate comparison between interventional cardiology training centre versus non training cardiac centres in India. Naresh Sen, Bhiwani
09:56 am - 10:01 am Study of patients with acute myocardial infarction who undergo either of primary angioplasty or fibrinolysis with streptokinase in terms of clinical outcome and angiographic profile: A one year observational study Girish Gopalkrishnan, Alappuzha
10:03 am - 10:08 am Feasibility and clinical outcome of novel tapered sirolimus eluted coronary stent from left main to distal vessel, a single centre experience. Sathwik Raj, Bengaluru
10:10 am - 10:15 am Percutaneous coronary intervention in all comers real world ACS patients having bifurcation lesion Rahul Choudhary, Jodhpur
10:17 am - 10:22 am Chronic total occlusion and percutaneous coronary interventions in retroviral positive patients characteristics and procedural outcomes Natraj Setty, Bengaluru
10:24 am - 10:29 am Acute pulmonary embolism leading to chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: An indian perspective Gaurav Agarwal, Bengaluru
10:31 am - 10:36 am Importance of total ischemic time on immediate and longer-term outcomes after primary PCI: The burning need to push harder for pharmacoinvasive therapies!! Prayaag R Kini, Bengaluru
10:38 am - 10:43 am Left main PCI in a peripheral centre in India: A unique challenge Gurunath P Parale, Solapur
10:45 am - 10:50 am Real world scenario of primary PCI: A sub-study of SG National Heart Centre-STEMI-Registry Chandra Mani Adhikari, Kathmandu
11:00 am - 01:00 pm  CASE POTPOURRI: SESSION - I
Gerald S Werner, Germany | Damodhar Rao, Visakhapatnam | Sandeep Bansal, New Delhi | Ranjit K Nath, New Delhi
11:00 am - 11:05 am Unusual case of giant coronary aneurysm Abhijeet Bhaskar Joshi, Pune
11:07 am - 11:12 am Challenging closure of large congenital coronary-cameral fistula with anterograde percutaneous approach Bhagwati Prasad Pant, Puducherry
11:14 am - 11:19 am Retrograde CTO of CFA/SFA Manish Gunjan, New Delhi
11:21 am - 11:26 am Coronary perforation Prashant Wankhade, New Delhi
11:28 am - 11:33 am Rotablation of LMCA bifurcation lesion Mohammad Maqbool Sohail, Ahmedabad
11:35 am - 11:40 am Beauty of the diamond Bhardwaj K S, Chennai
11:42 am - 11:47 am SKS stenting in protected left main bifurcation : Case with refractorty angina Ramanand Prasad Sinha, Jaipur
11:49 am - 11:54 am LMCA bifurcation with instent restenosis Ruchit Ashok Shah, Mumbai
11:56 am - 12:01 pm Complex bifurcation angioplasty in post CABG patient Joel Quadros, Raia
12:03 pm - 12:08 pm TAVR with pulmonary valve-in-valve and Tetralogy of Fallot C S Muthukumaran, Chennai
12:10 pm - 12:15 pm Retrival of broken wire from coronary artery Suryavanshi, Raipur
12:17 pm - 12:22 pm Transcatheter device closure of ASD in dextrocardia with situs inversus totalis  Chandra Mani Adhikari, Kathmandu
12:24 pm - 12:29 pm Anomalous circumflex from RSOV with medina 1,1,1 bifurcation lesion Chandrashekhar Vasantrao Patil, Kolhapur
12:31 pm - 12:36 pm Peripheral CTO -retrograde approach Goutam Datta, Kolkata
12:38 pm - 12:43 pm PCI first or TAVI first ?: Rotational atherectomy in critical calcific LM ostial LAD disease followed by TAVI in a prohibitive surgical risk case in same sitting Krishna Prasad, Chandigarh
12:45 pm - 12:50 pm Fixed the coronary but punctured the femoral Saurabh Mehrotra, Chandigarh
We have received 700 educative cases & 100 abstracts for presentation at India live 2020. Due to constraints of time and space we have not been able to accommodate all of them for oral presentation.

The quality of work being done by each one of them is of highest Standard and we wish that in coming we will be able to arrange more scientific halls for all of this excellent work to be presented and discussed.

We are grateful to each and everyone of them for submitting their highest qualify scientific work for presentation at India Live 2020
Guidelines for Case / Abstract presentation during India Live 2020

  • Please submit your presentation slides 4 hours before scheduled time at Preview room situated in VAZIR Lounge next to Durbar Hall
  • No Laptops will be allowed at Podium (NO EXCEPTIONS)
  • Since you are an experienced speaker, it is needless to mention that finishing the presentation within the allotted time will be a great respect & honor to other speakers & will avoid inconvenience to the chairpersons & organizers
  • An Auto Shut-Off System is in place, therefore we sincerely request you to please follow the time lines. Your slides will “go to blank” after your scheduled time has expired. The moderator will ask you to conclude with a summary statement. There will be NO exceptions.
  • Videos should be in AVI or MPEG format. Please include the codec in your presentation if you use any other format.
Registration Fee    
Type Till 15th Jan 2020 From 16th Jan 2020 onwards
This registration is open only for registered medical practitioners and is also valid for attending the Fellows Course
INR 15,000 INR 20,000
Industry Professionals INR 15,000 INR 20,000
Nursing and Technical Professionals INR 12,000 INR 15,000
Accompanying Person INR 10,000 INR 12,000
  • Registration is valid both for India Live-2020 (February 28-March 1, 2020) and Fellows Course (February 27, 2020)
  • Complimentary Economy Class Travel and Hotel accommodation for Indian participants only (on twin sharing basis) for four nights from 26 to 29 February, 2020 on first come first served basis for Fellows (Certificate is mandatory from the Head of the Department stating that you are a student of DM/ DNB)
INR 10,000 INR 12,000
GSTN: 33AABTC2363F1Z7 | GST @ 18% will be charged extra

Confirmation & Receipt
  • Registration confirmation letter bearing Registration Number will be sent on receipt of the completed registration form. This must be presented at the registration counter.
  • All delegates must mention their Registration Number in all future correspondence.
  • Accompanying persons & children will not be allowed in the scientific sessions
Spot Registration
Spot Registration cannot be guaranteed and will be subject to availability. For Spot Registrations, only Cash/Card will be accepted


'Delegates' conference registration kit will contain identity badge, program book, invitations for cultural evenings and dinners, meal coupons for lunch and certificate of participation.

Cancellation Terms and Conditions: The Registration amount is non-refundable.

Live Cases Centres - International Sites
Yuji Hamazaki
Ootakanomori Hospital
Date: 28 February 2020
Jean Fajadet
Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Group
Clinique Pasteur, Toulouse
Date: 28 February 2020
Samin K. Sharma
Mount Sinai Hospital,
New York
Date: 28 February 2020
Annapoorna Kini
Mount Sinai Hospital,
New York
Date: 28 February 2020
Horváth Iván Gábor
University of Pécs
Date: 28 February 2020
Fazila TN Malik
National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute
Date: 29 February 2020
Khalid Tammam
International Medical Centre, Jeddah,
Date: 29 February 2020
Thomas Modine
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lille
Date: 29 February 2020
Teguh Santoso
Medistra Hospital
Date: 29 February 2020
Francesco Bedogni
IRCCS San Donato
Date: 29 February 2020
Raj Makkar
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,
Los Angeles, California
Date: 1 March 2020
Bernard Chevalier
Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud Massy
Date: 1 March 2020
Kenya Nasu
Toyohashi Heart Centre
Date: 1 March 2020
Osamu Katoh
Toyohashi Heart Centre
Date: 1 March 2020
Giuseppe Sangaiorgi
Tor Vergata University of Rome
Date: 1 March 2020
Live Cases Centres - National Sites
FACULTY : Sai Satish
HOSPITAL : Apollo Hospital, Chennai
CITY : Chennai
DATE : 28 February 2020
TIME : 10:00 am - 10:30 am
FACULTY : Ravinder Singh Rao
CITY : Jaipur
DATE : 28 February 2020
TIME : 10:30 am - 11:00 am
FACULTY : Vinay K Bahl
CITY : New Delhi
DATE : 28 February 2020
TIME : 11:00 am - 11:30 am
FACULTY : Sameer Dani/Luca Testa
HOSPITAL : Apollo CVHF Heart Institute
CITY : Ahmedabad
DATE : 28 February 2020
TIME : 11.30 am - 12:00 pm
FACULTY : G Sengottuvelu
HOSPITAL : Apollo Hospital, Chennai
CITY : Chennai
DATE : 28 February 2020
TIME : 01:00 pm - 01:30 pm
FACULTY : Upendra Kaul / Bernard Chevalier
HOSPITAL : Batra Hospital
CITY : New Delhi
DATE : 28 February 2020
TIME : 03:30 pm - 04:00 pm
FACULTY : Ashok Seth
HOSPITAL : Fortis Escort Hospital
CITY : New Delhi
DATE : 28 February 2020
TIME : 04:00 pm - 04:30 pm
FACULTY : Praveen Chandra
HOSPITAL : Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon
CITY : New Delhi
DATE : 29 February 2020
TIME : 09:30 am - 10:00 am
FACULTY : Arun Kalyanasundram
HOSPITAL :Promed Hospital, Chennai
CITY : Chennai
DATE : 29 February 2020
TIME : 11:00 am - 11:30 am
FACULTY : Samuel K Mathews
HOSPITAL : Lilavati Hospital
CITY : Mumbai
DATE : 29 February 2020
TIME : 03:00 pm - 03:30 pm
FACULTY : Balbir Singh
HOSPITAL : Max Hospital, Saket
CITY : New Delhi
DATE : 29 February 2020
TIME : 03:30 pm - 04:00 pm
FACULTY : Sanjay Kumar Chugh / Mamas A Mamas
CITY : Jaipur
DATE : 29 February 2020
TIME : 08:00 am - 08:30 am
FACULTY : Manjinder Sandhu / Gary Mintz
HOSPITAL : Artemis Hospital
CITY : New Delhi
DATE : 29 February 2020
TIME : 08:30 am - 09:00 am
FACULTY : Rony Mathew K
HOSPITAL : Lisie Hospital, Ernakulam
CITY : Ernakulam
DATE : 29 February 2020
TIME : 10:00 am - 10:30 am
FACULTY : C N Manjunath / B C Srinivas
HOSPITAL : Jayadeva Hospital, Bengaluru
CITY : Bengaluru
DATE : 29 February 2020
TIME : 10:30 am - 11:00 am
FACULTY : M Jayranganath
HOSPITAL : Jayadeva Hospital
CITY : Bengaluru
DATE : 29 February 2020
TIME : 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
FACULTY : Siva Kumar
CITY : Chennai
DATE : 29 February 2020
TIME : 12:30 pm - 01:00 pm
FACULTY : Ajit Mullasari
CITY : Chennai
DATE : 29 February 2020
TIME : 02:30 pm - 03:00 pm
FACULTY : Pratap Chandra Rath
HOSPITAL : Apollo Hospital
CITY : Hyderabad
DATE : 29 February 2020
TIME : 04:00 pm - 04:30 pm
FACULTY : Subhash Chandra / Antonio Colombo
HOSPITAL : BLK Super Speciality Hospital
CITY : New Delhi
DATE : 29 February 2020
TIME : 04:30 pm - 05:00 pm
FACULTY : Ashwin B Mehta
HOSPITAL : Jaslok Hospital
CITY : Mumbai
DATE : 1 March 2020
TIME : 11:30 am - 12:00 am
FACULTY : M Shirish Hiremath
HOSPITAL : Ruby Hall Clinic
CITY : Pune
DATE : 1 March 2020
TIME : 01:00 pm - 01:30 pm
FACULTY : Rajesh Vijayvergiya
HOSPITAL : PGI, Chandigarh
CITY : Chandigarh
DATE : 1 March 2020
TIME : 01:30 pm - 02:00 pm
FACULTY : AB Gopalamurugan
HOSPITAL : Kavery Hospital
CITY : Chennai
DATE : 1 March 2020
TIME : 08:00 am - 08:30 am
FACULTY : Prathap Kumar
HOSPITAL : Meditrina Hospital
CITY : Kollam
DATE : 1 March 2020
TIME : 08:30 am - 09:00 am
FACULTY : Sanjay Mehrotra
HOSPITAL : Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences
CITY : Bengaluru
DATE : 1 March 2020
TIME : 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Objective of the Course:
This course is designed to enhance continuous learning and progress of physicians who are undergoing or have completed their training in Interventional Cardiology. The course will focus on fundamental concepts and cutting edge techniques across the length and breadth of Interventional Cardiology.

Course Content:
  • Basics as well as latest concepts in Intervention Cardiology.
  • Case reviews
  • Practical tips and tricks
Faculty for the Course:
Will be a mix of National and International Faculty from India Live 2020.

  • Registration is valid both for India Live-2020 (February 28-March 1, 2020) and Fellows Course (February 27, 2020)
  • Complimentary Economy Class Travel and Hotel accommodation for Indian participants only (on twin sharing basis) for four nights from 26 to 29 February, 2020 on first come first served basis for Fellows (Certificate is mandatory from the Head of the Department stating that you are a student of DM/ DNB)
Time Topic Speaker
  Quiz Master:
S Ramakrishnan, New Delhi | Saurabh Gupta, New Delhi
Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai | Upendra Kaul, New Delhi
08:00 - 08:10 Choice of angiographic views Ajaykumar U Mahajan, Mumbai
08:15 - 08:25 Choice of diagnostic and guiding catheters
Upendra Kaul, New Delhi
08:30 - 08:40 Choice of wires Sandeep Singh, New Delhi
08:45 - 08:55 Radial approach: All you need to know Mamas A Mamas, UK
09:00 - 09:10 Stent (DES): How to choose Rajesh Vijayvergiya, Chandigarh
09:15 - 09:25 PTMC: Tips and tricks Vijay Trehan, New Delhi
09:30 - 09:40 Overcoming the challenges of anomalously arising arteries:
Tips and tricks
Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai
09:45 - 09:55 Peri-procedure anti-platelet therapy and its impact on outcomes Gilles Montalescot, France
10:00 - 10:30 TEA BREAK
Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai | S S Kothari, New Delhi
10:30 - 10:40 Left main angioplasty: Tips and tricks Bernard Chevalier, France
10:45 - 10:55 Hemodynamic support options: An update Gurpreet Sandhu,USA
11:00 - 11:10 Bifurcation techniques: When and how Yves Louvard, France
11:15 - 11:25 Rotational atherectomy: What should you know Samuel K Mathew, Mumbai
11:30 - 11:40 OCT: Core concepts and case examples Giulio Guagliumi, Italy
11:45 - 11:55 IVUS: Core concepts and case examples Adrian Banning, UK
12:00 - 12:10 FFR and iFR: Core concepts and case examples Nils P Johnson, USA
12:15 - 12:25 The science and art of SVG and LIMA graft interventions Marc Silvestri, France
12:30 - 12:45 Tips and tricks for performing common adult congenital heart disease interventions Ziyad M Hijazi, Qatar
12:55 - 01:50 LUNCH BREAK
Sandeep Bansal, New Delhi | Ajit Mullasari, Chennai
01:50 - 02:05 TAVI: Update 2020
Eberhard Grube, Germany
02:10 - 02:25 CTO angioplasty: Different techniques Gerald S Werner, Germany
02:30 - 02:40 Endovascular treatment of aortic dissection Sanjay Tyagi,New Delhi
02:45 - 02:55 How to optimise results in angioplasty Ajit Mullasari, Chennai
03:00 - 03:08 How to manage coronary perforation Rabindra N Chakraborty, Kolkata
03:10 - 03:18 Dislodgment of hardware Rajneesh Kapoor, New Delhi
03:20 - 03:28 How to manage slow flow/no flow A Sreenivas Kumar, Hyderabad
03:30 - 03:38 How to manage access site complications Viveka Kumar, New Delhi
03:40 - 03:48 Impossible to deliver/fully expand a stent Sundeep Mishra, New Delhi
03:50 - 03:58 How to anticipate and prevent complications Rajesh Vijayvergiya, Chandigarh
04:00 - 04:30 TEA BREAK
Ashok Seth, New Delhi | Sanjay Tyagi, New Delhi
04:30 - 04:40 Drug eluting balloons: An update Sandeep Basavarajaiah, UK
04:45 - 04:55 Primary angioplasty: Issues and solutions Anthony H Gershlick, UK
05:00 - 05:10 LA appendage closure Ranjan Shetty, Manipal
05:15 - 05:25 Transseptal puncture Nitish Naik, New Delhi
05:30 - 05:40 Statistics for interventionists G. Karthikeyan, New Delhi
05:45 - 05:55 Exotica: Congenital heart disease K Sivakumar, Chennai
06:00 - 06:10 Exotica: Vascular interventions N N Khanna, New Delhi
06:15 - 06:30 Exotica: Coronary Ashok Seth, New Delhi
06:35 - 06:50 Technologies not yet on centre stage Vinay K Bahl, New Delhi
06:55 - 07:10 Residency to consultancy: Journey ahead William Wijns, Ireland
07:15 - 08:00 FINAL ROUND OF QUIZ
Quiz Masters: S Ramakrishnan, New Delhi | Saurabh Gupta, New Delhi

Dear Friends

Interventional Cardiology Foundation of India is organizing its Eleventh National Conference on Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions - INDIA LIVE-2020 from February 28 to March 1, 2020 at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi, India. We will also have a Fellows Course on February 27, 2020 at Hotel Le Meridian, New Delhi. The Conference will be attended by more than 1,500 Interventional Cardiologists from India and other SAARC countries.

The meeting will feature live case demonstrations that will be performed by internationally renowned operators from multiple live case sites from India and abroad. Targeted didactic presentation on various contemporary topics on cardiovascular and structural heart diseases will be delivered by thought leaders during this four day educational activity.

The conference will provide you with an ideal platform for developing your corporate image and building up long term relationship with cardiology fraternity.

The highlight of the conference will be a separate Exhibition Area having raw space for construction of Booth according to your requirements. Besides participation in exhibition, you can also contribute towards Hospitality, Logistics, Display of your products in Conference Booklet /Plasma wall and Registration. You can be a - Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze Partner of the conference. You can also have an opportunity to host Evening and Breakfast Symposium. You can have close personal interaction with prominent National and Interventional Cardiologists during the conference.

As one of the top Medical and Device Companies dealing with Cardiology, I request you to support this conference and provide us an Unrestricted Educational Grant to make this mega conference a grand success.

With warm personal regards
Course Directors
Vinay K Bahl  |  U Kaul  |  Samuel Mathew K  |  A B Mehta  |  Ashok Seth 
Venue Layout
Exhibition Booth Layout


Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi, India

Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi, is the perfect embodiment of world-class service and hospitality. With its well-appointed rooms and modern comforts, the hotel has played host to the heads of state, celebrities and high profile businessmen from across the world. It is located in the very heart of the Indian capital. ( Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi - 110 021, Telephone: +91 112 6110202 , Facsimile: +91 112 6110808). The hotel is only a few minutes drive from both the airport and the city center and is near to most of the embassies in New Delhi. The 402 lavishly appointed rooms and suites of the Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi offer a most impressive repertoire of amenities and services. The location and unrivalled service are quintessentially Taj.

Taj Palace-Durbar:
An enormous and magnificent conference venue, Durbar is the preferred choice for corporate and private events on a large scale.

Taj Palace-Raja Bagh:
An exclusive open lawn venue, Raja Bagh is the ideal setting for thematic outdoor functions and cocktail receptions.

Taj Palace-Shah Jehan:
Shah Jehan opens up a wide range of event possibilities with its unique pillarless open floor area.

Taj Palace-Alamgir Lounge
The Mughal themed Alamgir Lounge can be used independently, in conjunction with the larger Shah Jehan/Durbar hall and as a pre-function area.

Taj Palace-Jehangir
An exquisitely contemporary venue, Jehangir is perfect for art shows, board meetings and training programs.

Taj Palace-Rani Bagh
Rani Bagh is an exclusive open lawn venue best suited for outdoor themed functions and cocktail receptions.

Taj Palace-Roshanara
With a medieval setting displaying golden tapestry and stunning domes, Roshanara is designed for business meetings and private celebrations.

Taj Palace-Vazir Lounge
A part of Durbar, the subtly decorated Vazir Lounge can be used independently and as a pre-function area.

Taj Palace-Mumtaz Mahal
Inspired by traditional mystique, Mumtaz Mahal is ideal for a grand theme evening, seminar or workshop.

Taj Palace-Jahanara
Soundproof and luxurious, the Jahanara conference and banquet room is ideally suited for highly confidential meetings.

Taj Palace-Sheesh Mahal
Soundproof and stunningly decorated with wooden panels and lights, the Sheeshmahal hall is perfect for high-level meetings.

Host City - Delhi is waiting to welcome you during your visit to India Live - 2020

The history of this city is fascinating, and it's all around you; the bazaars of Paharganj are a wonderful introduction to India's backpacker trail; the city's monuments are among the most architecturally striking in the country; and the food here is great. It is spread over an area of 1483 sq km (572 sq mi) and has population of 14 million. Travelers to Delhi get two cities for the price of one. 'Old' Delhi, the capital of Muslim India between the mid-17th and late 19th centuries, is full of formidable mosques, monuments and forts. Its main thoroughfare is Chandni Chowk which is a lively area of colorful bazaars, narrow streets and barely controlled chaos. In contrast, New Delhi, the imperial city created by the British Raj, is composed of spacious, tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings, and has a sense of order absent in other parts of the city. The hub of New Delhi is world famous Connaught Place, the circular shopping extravaganza created by the Great Lutyen. The Place, popularly referred to as CP, is a site no tourist should miss, if for nothing else then for its architecture and humdrum of everyday life. Nearby Janpath is most popular shopping area for handicrafts.

Air: Delhi is India's flight centre, with international and domestic flights to all major destinations readily available. The Airport is 5 km from the venue of the conference.

Rail: Delhi is the headquarters of the Northern Railway and is well connected with all the major places in India. For railway enquiries, please visit: http://www.irctc.co.in

Road: Delhi is at the intersection of several national highways and is well connected by regular bus services from Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) situated at Kashmiri Gate, north of the (old) Delhi Railway Station.

Official language:
The official language of the conference is English.

During February the temperature in Delhi ranges between 15 C to 25 C. This is the best season to visit Delhi to see greenery with the historical monuments.

Visa and Letter of Invitation:
All Visitors coming from overseas will require visas which can be obtained from the Indian missions abroad. For details you can visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in

Invitation and permission letters for visa purpose can be downloaded from the website.

Courtesy counters for travel assistance and guidance would be provided at the airport.

Social Events:
Delhi has lot to offer as tourist attractions. One can visit the shopping complex of Connaught Place or pay a visit to Dilli Hat for handicrafts and delicious food bonanza. You can pay a visit to Red fort and Qutub Minar to view excellence of Mughal architecture or just drop in at Janpath for buying cheap tit bits. If you are looking for spiritual peace there is no better place than Lotus temple. If you are fascinated by Grandeur of British Era, it will be worth visiting Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Trade Exhibition:
A Trade Exhibition will be held at the conference venue displaying a variety of medico-surgical equipment, scientific literature, pharmaceutical products, and instruments.

Facilities for Presentation:
Facilities for computer aided presentations (CD, DVD, Pen-drive) will be provided. Adequate facilities for Preview of presentations along with Internet connections will be available.

Several Budget and Starred hotels are situated in close proximity to the conference venue. February being the peak tourist season, rooms may not be easily available. The delegates are requested to book the rooms well in advance.

Exchange Rate US$ 1.00 = Approx Indian Rupees 70
Exchange Rate Euro €1.00 = Approx Indian Rupees 80.

Time: India has only one time zone which covers the entire country. Indian Standard Time (IST) is 5 hours and 30 minutes ahead of GMT.

Places of Tourist Attractions in Delhi
DELHI has seen the rise and fall of many empires which have left behind a plethora of monuments that commemorate the grandeur and glory of bygone ages. Very few cities in the world can display such a profusion of architectural styles. At least seven cities still survive in Delhi, a city which traces its history to the Mahabharata, the great epic tale of wars fought between estranged cousins, the Kauravas and the Pandavas, for the city of Indraprastha. These cities include Lal Kot, Siri, Tughlakabad, Jahapanah, Ferozabad, Lodi and Purana Qila.

Rashtrapati Bhawan:
It was built by the British as the residence of the Viceroy of India. It is the official residence of the President of India. The massive building is surrounded by one of the finest gardens of the country, the Mughal Gardens. It has 340 rooms, 37 salons, 74 lobbies, 18 staircases and 37 fountains.

India Gate:
It is a 42metre high stone arch of triumph. It bears the name of the 85,000 Indian Army Soldiers who died in the campaigns of World War-I. Below the arch is the memorial to the unknown soldier, an eternal flame lit in 1971. Rajpath: Flanked by ornamental ponds and lawns, Rajpath is host to the Republic Day Parade.

The Ghats:
Along the banks of Yamuna are located the places were the leaders and freedom fighters of India were cremated. The Raj Ghat, one of the most visited ghats, marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated after his assassination in 1948. Other Ghats are: Shanti Vana (Jawaharlal Nehru), Vijay Ghat (Lal Bahadur Shastri), Shakti Sthal (Indira Gandhi) and Vir Bhumi (Rajiv Gandhi).

Jantar Mantar:
The unique observatory with masonry instruments was designed by astronomer King Sawai Jai Singh II in 1724 AD.

Purana Qila:
It was constructed on the historic site of Indraprastha (900BC) by Humayun and Sher Shah Suri. It has three gates – Humayun Darwaza, Talaqi Darwaza and Bara Darwaza which is the present entrance to the Fort.

Lodi Gardens:
In this well-maintained garden are the domed tombs of Sayyid and Lodi rulers. This is an ideal place for joggers.

Red Fort:
Built with red sandstone, which gives it its name, the fort is one of the best surviving monuments. It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1638 AD. It is a mini city in itself. The fort has two entrances – Delhi Gate and Lahori Gate.

Jama Masjid:
One of the Architectural gifts given by Shah Jahan, Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India. Completed in 1658, this Mosque has three gateways, four angle towers and two 40-metre-high minarets.

Humayun's Tomb:
The splendour of this grand monument becomes overpowering on entering through the lofty double storied gateway. It is set in the centre of a large square garden enclosed by high walls on three sides, while the river would have been the fourth boundary. It has height of 72.5 meters. Within the complex is the famous Iron Pillar which has stood for millennia without rusting.

Qutab Minar:
It is one of the earliest remains of Imperial Delhi and the tallest monument of early times. Qutab-ud-din Aibak, the first Muslim ruler of Delhi, commenced the construction of the Qutab Minar in 1200 AD, but could only finish the basement. His successor, Iltutmush, added three more storeys, and in 1368, Firoz Shah Tughlak constructed the fifth and the last storey.

The Bahai Temple:
The white lotus shaped temple completed in 1986 signifies the purity and universality of the Lord and equality of all religions. Situated atop the Kalkaji hill, this distinctive marvel in marble has been dubbed the 'Taj Mahal of the 21st century'.

Akshardham Temple:
Nestling on the banks of river Yamuna over 100 acres of land, the Akshardham temple Delhi is a modern signature of exquisite beauty. Akshardham means the eternal, divine abode of the supreme God, the haunt of eternal values and virtues of 'Akshar' as defined in the Hindu text. Built in the Medivial Style of Architecture, a staggering 2 billion was spent on the construction of this grand place of worship.It was built without steel and is entirely composed of sandstone and marble. It consists of 234 ornately carved pillars, 9 ornate domes, 20 quadrangled shikhars, a spectacular Gajendra Pith (plinth of stone elephants) and 20,000 murtis and statues of Indias great sadhus, devotees, acharyas and divine personalities.This place is a must see on your Delhi tour.

Dilli Haat:
This Food and Crafts Bazaar is a one stop shopping place for tourists, which not only offers various arts and handicrafts of India, but also a taste of the ethnic cuisine.

National Museum:
The National Museum, located on Janpath, south of Rajpath, has a good collection of Indian bronzes, terracotta and wood sculptures dating back to the Mauryan period ( 2nd-3rd century BC).

National Rail Museum:
It was built as per plan of British architect M G Satto in 1957. The museum displays 27 locomotives and 17 carriages.

Places of Tourist Attractions Around Delhi
Delhi stands as the capital of mighty India, and it's also the travel hub of northern India. It's an excellent base for visiting Agra and the Taj Mahal. The Rajasthani colour of Jaipur is less than five hours away.

Agra is a city that lives mainly in the past. It was the seat of Mughal rulers and is only 210 km from Delhi. It is famous for the loveliest building in the World - Taj Mahal, built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is a poem in white marble and took 22 years to build. The massive Agra Fort built with red sandstone, Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura-Vrindavan the birth place of Lord Krishna, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary are the other tourist places near Agra.

The colorful and vibrant capital of State of Rajasthan is popularly known as the " Pink City" because of the pink-colored buildings in its old city. Jaipur is the pristine jewel in the desert sands of Rajasthan and is 259 km from Delhi. The principal point of attraction in the historic city is Chandra Mahal (City Fort), Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, City Museum, Jaigarh Fort and Amber Fort.

Haridwar & Rishikesh:
Haridwar means gateway to the Gods. Haridwar's auspicious location at the point, where the Ganges emerges from the high Himalayas to begin its slow progress across the plains, makes it a particularly holy place. The main Ghat, HAR KI PAURI, is supposed to be at the precise spot, where the Ganges leaves the mountains and enters the plains. Rishikesh is 24 km north of Haridwar and is surrounded by hills on three sides.


Vinay K Bahl
Dean (Academic), Chief, Cardio-Thoracic Centre
Professor and Head, Department of Cardiology
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-110029, India
Tel: +91-9871053131
E-mail: vkbahl@indialive2020.com