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Learn more about OptoWire at booth #603 at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions – SCAI 2018, and attend the Opsens sponsored complimentary dinner educational symposium, “Right Place, Right Time, Right Tool: Coronary Physiology for 2018”.

Educational Symposium Objectives:

  • 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)

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Dinner: 7:30 pm – 7:40 pm PT
Program: 7:40 pm – 9:00 pm PT
Manchester Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101
Room to be determined, check back or email
Complimentary dinner will be served.

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

7:30 PM – Dinner
7:40 PM – Selecting Best ‘Tools’ Among Coronary Physiologic Indices: Fundamental Differences and Limitations – Morton Kern
7:55 PM – Understanding Disparities Between Resting and Hyperemic Indices: Are We Ready to Rely on the Resting Flow All the Time? – Allen Jeremias
8:10 PM – Where is the Right Place to Use Resting Indices for Complex Anatomic Subsets: LM, Serial, Diffuse Disease? – Ziad Ali
8:25 PM – You Just Finished Putting in the Stent.  Is this the Right Time to Use Post PCI FFR for Best Outcomes? – Barry Uretsky
8:40 PM Discussion – Morton Kern (moderator)
9:00 PM Adjourn

To RSVP for this complimentary dinner symposium, please visit
Note, you must register with SCAI and obtain a conference badge to attend this dinner symposium.