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Join Boston Scientific at TCT 2022

Head to the Hub.

Join Boston Scientific at our Engagement Hub, located in Hall B near the Structural & Coronary Theaters.

Head to the Hub to interact, discover, and recharge.


  

What to expect at the Hub.

A one-of-a-kind learning experience. Head to the Hub for expert discussions, data-based learning, hands-on-training, catered lunch, cocktail receptions, and more. At the Boston Scientific Engagement Hub, your learning doesn't end when your symposium does.

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Interact

Get close to the latest TAVR, Calcium, LAAC, Transseptal, and Imaging technologies. Stop by the Boston Scientific Engagement Hub's Simulation Center and Visionary Technology Suite for exclusive hands-on learning.​

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Discover

Look behind the curtain at what's next in Cardiology. At Boston Scientific Hub symposia, clinical experts discuss what they're practicing, questioning, studying, and finding.​

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Recharge​

Take time for yourself while you learn. Stop by for a coffee at any point throughout the day. Grab food during catered breakfast and lunch symposia. Or, connect with peers at evening cocktail receptions.

  

  

Save Hub events to your calendar.

For hands-on learning at the Visionary Technology Suite and Simulation Center, register for a session.

CORONARY THERAPIES HANDS-ON TRAINING

Interactive Techniques for Calcium Treatment and Imaging with IVUS - 4 Sessions

8:00AM – 12:00PM EDT​

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Available sessions:

8:00AM – 9:00AM EDT

9:00AM – 10:00AM EDT

10:00AM – 11:00AM EDT

11:00AM – 12:00PM EDT

Program Overview

Through hands-on experience, this program will provide physicians with the techniques and tools to adequately address complex patients through treatment with ROTAPRO and Imaging with IVUS.

CORONARY THERAPIES LUNCH SYMPOSIUM

Modern PCI for Calcified Coronary Lesions​

12:00PM - 1:00PM EDT

Moderators: Dr. Simon Walsh, Dr. Jennifer Tremmel

Program Overview

Speakers present a case, answer your questions, and discuss topics such as "how to guide calcified lesion treatment with IVUS" and their "approach to severely calcified lesions."

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LAAC LUNCH SYMPOSIUM

Left Atrial Appendage Closure: To Implant and Beyond

1:00PM - 2:00PM EDT

Moderator: Dr. Matthew Price

Speakers: Dr. Megan Coylewright, Dr. Vamsee Yaganti, Dr. Ken Huber

Program Overview

Is there a new standard? Speakers discuss stroke outcomes with and without a complete LAAC seal, advanced implementation tricks and tips, and post-implant drug regimen.

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CORONARY THERAPIES HANDS-ON TRAINING

IVUS 123: Imaging for Interventional Cardiologists​

3:00PM - 4:30PM EDT

Moderators: Dr. Simon Walsh, Dr. Kevin Croce

Program Overview

Interventional Cardiologists will learn about the importance of the use of IVUS as a standard of care, in this combination of didactic and hands-on session.

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LAAC HANDS-ON LEARNING

Advanced Techniques for WATCHMAN FLX LAAC Programs - 3 Sessions

2:00PM - 5:00PM EDT

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Available sessions:

2:00PM – 3:00PM EDT

3:00PM – 4:00PM EDT

4:00PM – 5:00PM EDT

Program Overview

Garner expertise and confidence in all aspects of the  left atrial appendage procedure, device deployment, and practical ways to support WATCHMAN FLX LAAC program success.

LAAC RECEPTION​

WATCHMAN Meet the Experts

5:00PM - 6:00PM EDT

Moderator: Dr. C Michael Gibson

Speakers: Dr. Saibal Kar, Dr. Michael Rinaldi, and Ed Kopesky and David Onushko from Boston Scientific

Program Overview

Join us for a cocktail reception featuring hands-on training opportunities and discussions around topics such as:

  • The unmet needs in current LAAC devices
  • Future LAAC devices: Are coatings the answer?
  • Challenges in current LAAC sheath technology
  • Optimization of a LAAC specific steerable sheath

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ACCESS SOLUTIONS BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM

Streamlined Transseptal Workflow for Percutaneous Mitral Valve Interventions

8:00AM - 9:00AM EDT

Moderators: Dr. Mark Reisman, Dr. Paul Mahoney

Speakers: Dr. Anita Asgar, Dr. John Lasala, Dr. Carlos Sanchez

Program Overview

Learn novel transseptal workflows and approaches to streamline and simplify access for TEER, mViV, and mPVL closure.

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CORONARY THERAPIES HANDS-ON TRAINING

Interactive Techniques for CTO and cPCI - 4 Sessions

8:00AM - 12:00PM EDT

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Available sessions:

8:00AM – 9:00AM EDT

9:00AM – 10:00AM EDT

10:00AM – 11:00AM EDT

11:00AM – 12:00PM EDT

Program Overview

Gather a strong understanding of commonly used devices, updates, procedural implications, and learn contemporary CTO techniques.

CORONARY THERAPIES LUNCH SYMPOSIUM

Visualize Better Outcomes with IVUS

12:00PM - 1:00PM EDT

Moderators: Dr. Bill Lombardi, Dr. Manish Parikh

Speakers: Dr. Rhian E. Davies, Dr. James Spratt, Dr. Darshan Doshi

Program Overview

After a brief case presentation, speakers answer your questions and discuss topics such as:

  • IVUS 123 Essentials: The Workflow
  • Ultra-Low Contrast PCI

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TAVR LUNCH SYMPOSIUM

The PROTECTED TAVR Trial: Optimizing TAVR Outcomes with Cerebral Embolic Protection

1:00PM - 2:00PM EDT

Program Overview

Join a panel of expert speakers, including PROTECTED TAVR trial investigators, as they do a deep dive into late-breaking PROTECTED TAVR data, share best practices, answer your questions, and more.

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CORONARY THERAPIES HANDS-ON TRAINING

IVUS 123: Imaging for Interventional Cardiology Fellows​

2:00PM - 4:00PM EDT

Moderators: Dr. Hayder Hashim

Program Overview

Fellows will learn about the importance of the use of IVUS as a standard of care in this combination of didactic and hands-on session.

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TAVR HANDS-ON TRAINING

TAVR: An Interactive Experience with ACURATE neo2™ and SENTINEL™ - 3 Sessions

2:00PM - 5:00PM EDT

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Available sessions:

2:00PM – 3:00PM EDT

3:00PM – 4:00PM EDT

4:00PM – 5:00PM EDT

Program Overview

Get hands-on in a simulated cath-lab experience with ACURATE neo2™ or SENTINEL™ CPS. Try-out TAVR techniques related to coronary access, positioning, and more.

INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY RECEPTION

Celebrating the Experts: Innovating the Future of Interventional Cardiology

5:00PM - 6:00PM EDT

Program Overview

Stop by to grab a cocktail and mingle. Stay for a toast and discussions around clinical outcomes, including:

  • PROTECTED TAVR Primary Endpoint
  • AGENT Japan Primary Endpoint
  • EVOLVE LV (Synergy 4.5/5.0)
  • COPS LBCT
  • OPTIVUS-Complex PCI

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ACCESS SOLUTIONS HANDS-ON TRAINING

Transseptal Interactive Experience with the VersaCross® Platform

8:00AM - 12:00PM EDT 

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Available sessions:

8:00AM – 9:00AM EDT

9:00AM – 10:00AM EDT

10:00AM – 11:00AM EDT

11:00AM - 12:00PM EDT

Program Overview

Advance your transseptal skills through hands-on simulation training using the latest VersaCross® RF wire-based transseptal solutions. Experience streamlined and therapy-driven transseptal solutions for LAAC, mitral TEER, mitral ViV implantation, and mitral PVL closure.​

LAAC & ACCESS SOLUTIONS SYMPOSIUM

Best Practices for LAAC​

12:00PM - 1:00PM EDT

Moderator: Dr. Jackie Saw

Speakers: Dr. Steve Filby, Dr. Paul Mahoney

Program Overview

This program brings together an experienced panel to discuss the latest data and tips and tricks for left atrial appendage closure including use of pre- and post-procedure CT imaging, tools and techniques for optimized transseptal access, and case examples for implanting in challenging anatomy.

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TAVR LUNCH SYMPOSIUM

Securing Future Options in TAVR​

1:00PM - 2:00PM EDT

Moderators: Dr. Raj Makkar, Prof. Molly Szerlip

Program Overview

Review a case presentation, interact with speakers, and listen to discussions on topics such as:

  • Importance of Commissural Alignment and Coronary Access
  • Clinical Significance of Valve Durability and Options for Redo-TAVR

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CORONARY THERAPIES HANDS-ON TRAINING

Interactive Techniques for Calcium Treatment and Imaging with IVUS - 3 Sessions

2:00PM - 5:00PM EDT

Sign up for a training slot.

Available sessions:

2:00PM – 3:00PM EDT

3:00PM – 4:00PM EDT

4:00PM – 5:00PM EDT

Program Overview

Through hands-on experience, this program will provide physicians with the techniques and tools to adequately address complex patients through treatment with ROTRAPRO and Imaging with IVUS.

CAUTION: In Europe, the ACURATE neo2 Aortic Valve System is CE-marked. In the US, ACURATE neo2 is an Investigational Device and approved for Investigational Use only. Not available for sale. The SENTINEL Cerebral Embolic Protection Device is approved for physician use only.

CAUTION: Federal law (USA) restricts these devices to sale by or on the order of a physician. Rx only. Prior to use, please see the complete “Instructions for Use” for more information on Indications, Contraindications, Warnings, Precautions, Adverse Events, and Operator’s Instructions.