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Learn more about the benefits of OptoWire® as a workhorse wire at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2018 Conference by visiting Opsens at their booth (#1907) or attend the complimentary educational lunch symposium. RSVP Now! 

Educational Lunch Symposium “FFR and Non-Hyperemic Pressure Ratios: Start Right, Finish Right” Sponsored by Opsens Medical

Sunday, September 23, 2018
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Presentation Theater 4 (within exhibit hall)
San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101


  • Provide an update on recent developments in non-hyperemic coronary physiology assessment, with focus on Diastolic Pressure Ratio (DPR)
  • Share benefits of post-PCI assessment of coronary physiology and review recent data
  • Educate on impact of drift and how to avoid it
  • Review cases illustrating benefits of OptoWire for complex PCI including post-intervention assessment


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

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

Hitoshi Matsuo, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Gifu Heart Center, Gifu, Japan

Manish A. Parikh, MD, FACC
Associate Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Columbia University Medical Center, New York City, New York, USA

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

11:30 PM – Introduction. Using One FFR Wire Start to Finish – Morton KERN
11:40 PM – NHPR and FFR – When to Use What – Allen JEREMIAS
11:50 PM – Clinical Experience Using Opsens dPR – Hitoshi MATSUO
12:00 PM – Understanding the Impact of Drift: The DRIFT study – Manish PARIKH
12:10 PM – Post-PCI FFR – Ending on a High Note – Barry URETSKY
12:20 PM – Discussion – Morton KERN (moderator)
12.30 PM – Adjourn

To RSVP for this complimentary lunch symposium, please visit http://www.crf.org/tct/agenda/satellite-programs
Note: You must register with the conference and obtain a conference badge to attend this lunch symposium.

This program is provided through the generous support of Opsens Medical.