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Learn more about the benefits of OptoWire as a workhorse wire at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions – SCAI 2018 by visiting us at the Opsens booth (#603) or joining us at one of the following:

  • Attend the Poster Session II, “Functional Optimization of Coronary Intervention Using Post-PCI Fractional Flow Reserve: A Prospective Registry” presented by Barry F. Uretsky, MD, MSCAI on Wednesday, April 25, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
    • Final results from 50 patients in whom the Opsens FFR wire was used as the “work horse” wire for all non-total occlusion PCIs will be presented
  • Attend the Opsens sponsored complimentary dinner educational symposium, “Right Place, Right Time, Right Tool: Coronary Physiology for 2018”, details below.

Educational Dinner Symposium “Right Place, Right Time, Right Tool: Coronary Physiology for 2018″ Sponsored by Opsens

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Dinner: 6:30 pm – 6:40 pm PT
Program: 6:40 pm – 8:00 pm PT
Harbor C Room, Second Level
Manchester Grand Hyatt
1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101
Complimentary dinner will be served.


  • To demonstrate the clinical utility of measuring coronary physiology in various scenarios
  • To provide an update on recent developments in non-hyperemic coronary physiology assessment, with focus on Diastolic Pressure Ratio (DPR)

Morton J. Kern, MD, MSCAI, FAHA, FACC (Program Chair)
Professor of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Orange, California; Chief of Medicine, Long Beach Veterans Health Care System, Long Beach, CA

Allen Jeremias, MD, MSc, FSCAI
Director, Interventional Cardiology Research, St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, New York USA, Director, Physiology Core Laboratory, Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, New York USA

Ziad Ali, MD, DPhil
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Louis V Gerstner Scholar, Victoria and Esther Aboodi Cardiovascular Scientist, Director, Intravascular Imaging and Physiology, Director, Cardio-renal Program, Columbia University Medical Center; Director, Angiographic Core Laboratory, Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, NY

Barry Uretsky, MD, MSCAI
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Director Interventional Cardiology Fellowship and VA Cath Lab, University of Arkansas,  Little Rock, AR

6:30 PM – Dinner
6:40 PM – Selecting Best ‘Tools’ Among Coronary Physiologic Indices: Fundamental Differences and Limitations – Morton Kern
6:55 PM – Understanding Disparities Between Resting and Hyperemic Indices: Are We Ready to Rely on the Resting Flow All the Time? – Allen Jeremias
7:10 PM – Discussion – Morton Kern (moderator)
7:20 PM – Where is the Right Place to Use Resting Indices for Complex Anatomic Subsets: LM, Bifurcations, Serial, Diffuse Disease? – Ziad Ali
7:35 PM – You Just Finished Putting in the Stent.  Is this the Right Time to Use Post PCI FFR for Best Outcomes? – Barry Uretsky
7:50 PM – Discussion – Morton Kern (moderator)
8:00 PM – Adjourn

To RSVP for this complimentary dinner symposium, please visit opsensmedical.com/rsvp-scai-2018/
Note, you must register with SCAI and obtain a conference badge to attend this dinner symposium.