Andrew C. Glatz, MD, MSCE, presents Catheter-based Interventions to Provide Pulmonary Blood Flow: Creating Standards for an Emerging Approach. Dr. Glatz is an interventional cardiologist in the Cardiac Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
Moderated by Jonathan M. Chen, MD, Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Co-director of the Cardiac Center, the presentation will review a variety of transcatheter methods to augment pulmonary blood flow in infants, with a focus on novel approaches, including:
- 3D imaging and modeling to assist with procedural planning
- Technical approaches to facilitate stenting of the highly tortuous PDA
- The upcoming COMPASS trial, a randomized multicenter trial comparing PDA stent to BT shunt
This presentation is part of Pediatric & Congenital Heart Talks, which is a free, video-based educational resource for clinical and research professionals in pediatric cardiology. Featuring world-class experts and thought-leaders in cardiac care, these dynamic video presentations will share new perspectives on basic principles, introduce novel concepts and exciting innovations, and offer unique insight on some of our field’s greatest areas of challenge.
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