SEPTEMBER 11-13, 2020




Early Results of PT-Valve in Native Right Ventricular Outflow Tract for Patients with Severe Pulmonary Regurgitation

Shu Chen, Xiaoke Shang, Changdong Zhang, Bin Wang, Man Liao, Nianguo Dong

Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China


Evaluation of Short and Intermediate-Term Follow-Up Results of Percutaneous Closure of Ventricular Septal Defects Using Different Devices: A Single Centre Experience from Mansoura, Egypt

Hala Elmarsafawy, Mona Hafez, Gehan Elsawah, Asmaa Bakr, Shaimaa Rakha

Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt


Short and intermediate Term Safety and Efficacy of Percutaneous Device Closure for Secundum Atrial Septal Defects using Occlutech Figulla® Occluder N

Khaled Refaat

Benisuef University, Cairo, Egypt


Cardiac Catheterization for Hemoptysis in a Children’s Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory: a 15 Year Experience

Takeshi Sasaki1,2, Tomas Forbes1, Robert Ross1, Yuki Kawasaki1,2, Daisuke Kobayashi1

1Division of Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, USA. 2Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Osaka City General Hospital Pediatric Medical Center, Osaka, Japan


PDA stenting in duct dependent pulmonary circulation by different Approach: single center experience

Hala Agha, Osama Abd El Aziz, Sahar Shaker, Amal El-Sisi, Sonia El Seidi, Ola Kamal, Rodina Sobhy, Aya Fatouh, Amira Esmat

Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt


Feasibility of device of Ostium Secundum Atrial Septal Defect (OS ASD) in less than 1 year old children - A Single center experience.                                                                                                                              

Kalyanasundaram Muthusamy

G.K.N.M Hospital, Coimbatore, India


Cardiac Catheterization During Early Post-Operative Superior Cavopulmonary Anastomosis Procedure: Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Experience

Saleem Almasarweh, Jun Sasaki, Daniel Duarte, Lourdes Prieto, Patcharapong Suntharos

Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, USA


Reducing Transcatheter Valve Endocarditis Incidence with PTFE Covered “Pre-Stents”

Reid Ponder1, Hannah El-Sabrout1, Soraya Sadeghi1, Arpine Davtyan2, Jamil Aboulhosn3, Howaida El-Said2, Daniel Levi3

1University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA. 2Rady's Children Hospital, San Diego, USA. 3Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA


Self-Expanding Nitinol Growth Stent for Neonatal Coarctation

Daniel Levi, Nima Nia

UCLA, Los Angeles, USA


Five-Year Outcomes from the Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Early Feasibility Study

John Cheatham1, Matt Gillespie2, Lee Benson3, Shicheng Weng4, Lisa Bergersen5

1Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA. 2Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 3The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada. 4Medtronic, Mounds View, MN, USA. 5Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA


Neonatal PDA Stenting for Ductal-Dependent Pulmonary Blood Flow Considerations: Anticoagulation Therapy, Unplanned Reintervention Rates, and Pulmonary Artery Growth.

Yousef Arar, V. Vivian Dimas, Surendranath R. Veeram Reddy, Thomas M. Zellers, Carrie Herbert

University of Texas Southwestern/Children's Medical Center, Dallas, USA


Orthogonal Angles in Fluoroscopy: Mathematical Formulas

John Lozier, Emily Kish, Renelle George, Martin Bocks

UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Cleveland, USA


Pulmonary artery intervention following transcatheter pulmonary valve (TPV) implantation can be performed safely without compromising TPV function and integrity

Sharib Gaffar1,2, Sanjay P. Sinha2,1,3, Michael R. Recto2

1University of California Irvine, Irvine, USA. 2CHOC Children's Hospital of Orange County, Orange, USA. 3University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA


Body Mass Index and Age are Associated with Ventricular End-diastolic Pressure in Adults with a Fontan Circulation

Mary Howell MD, William Anderson MS, Jorge Alegria MD, Joseph Paolillo MD, Matthew C. Schwartz MD

Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, USA


Non-surgical, transcatheter vessel anastomosis in congenital heart disease

Peter W. Guyon Jr.1, Caitlin M. Heyden1, Robert J. Lederman2, Howaida G. El-Said1, John W. Moore1, Kanishka Ratnayaka1

1Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Rady Children's Hospital | University of California San Diego, San Diego, USA. 2Cardiovascular Branch, Division of Intramural Research, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA


Pericardiocentesis in Children: A 20-Year Single Center Experience

Christopher Herron, Daisuke Kobayashi

Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, USA


Impact of Transcatheter Patent Ductus Arteriosus Closure On Aortic Stiffness In Premature Infants

Siddharth Mahajan, Shilpi Epstein, Dipak Kholwadwala, Aparna Kulkarni, Robert Koppel, Sharmeen Samuel, Deepank Sahni, Denise Hayes, Lindsey McPhillips

Cohen Children's Hospital, Zucker School of Medicine, New York, USA


Comparison of Novel PLANE Technique Versus Standard Echocardiography Guidance for Pediatric Pericardiocentesis

Stephen Clark1, Santiago Borasino1, Jeffrey Alten2, Mark Law1

1University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA. 2University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, USA


Twenty Year Experience in Cardiac Catheterization for Coarctation of the Aorta in Patients Less Than 25 Kilograms

Lindsay Eilers, Melissa Webb, Manish Bansal, Amna Qasim, Gary Stapleton

Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA


Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) provides the filling for the angiogram’s crust: A retrospective of the benefits of IVUS in pediatric interventional cardiology

Caitlin Heyden, Jonathan Brock, Kanishka Ratnayaka, John W. Moore, Howaida El-Said

Rady Children's Hospital/UCSD, San Diego, USA


Transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation in growing children: Need for re-intervention and effect on valve longevity

Asimina Courelli1, Arpine Davtyan2, Bryan Mosher2, Peter Guyon2, Kanishka Ratnayaka2, Howaida El-Said2

1University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, USA. 2Division of Cardiology, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, USA


­­­Angiographic Anatomy of Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries and Association with Surgical Outcomes

Gregory Adamson, Doff McElhinney, Yulin Zhang, Jeffrey Feinstein, Lynn Peng, Michael Ma, Claudia Algaze, Frank Hanley, Stanton Perry

Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, USA


A Comparison of Echocardiographic Gradients after Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Replacement with Melody vs. SAPIEN Valves

Juan Samayoa1, Dana Boucek1, Elisa McCarthy1, Michelle Riley1, Lloyd Tani1, Arvind Hoskoppal2, Robert Gray1, Mary Martin1

1University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. 2University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, Pittsburgh, USA


Endocarditis: Lower incidence in native RVOT transcatheter pulmonary valve

Hannah El-Sabrout1, Reid Ponder2, Arpine Daytyan1, Peter Guyon2, Ryan Reeves3, Kanishka Ratnayaka1, John Moore1, Jamil Aboulhosn2, Daniel Levi2, Howaida El-Said1

1Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego/UCSD, San Diego, USA. 2Mattel Children’s Hospital/UCLA, Los Angeles, USA. 3Salpizio Medical Center/UCSD, San Diego, USA


Stretched to the limit: comparing PTFE covered endovascular stents through serial dilations.

Ernesto Mejia, Emily C. Kish, Martin L. Bocks, John S. Lozier

UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, USA


Clinical Utility of Cardiac MRI for Prediction of Balloon Expandable Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation in Patients with a Non-Conduit Right Ventricular Outflow Tract

Brian Boe1, Aimee Armstrong1, Darren Berman1, Sharon Cheatham1, John Cheatham2, Kan Hor1

1Nationwide Childrens Hospital, Columbus, USA. 2Nationwide Childrens Hospital, Columubs, USA


Safety and Efficacy of Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Cannulation by Interventional Cardiologist During Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation in Children

Abhishek Chakraborty1, Cihangir Buyukgoz2, Hitesh Sandhu2, Samir Shah2, Shyam Sathanandam1

1Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and LeBonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, USA. 2Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and LeBonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, USA


Feasibility and Safety of Transcatheter Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Infants Weighing <700 Grams

Abhishek Chakraborty1, Ranjit Philip1, Ronak Naik1, Rush Waller1, Mimily Harsono2, Shyam Sathanandam1

1Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and LeBonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, USA. 2Division of Neonatology, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and LeBonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, USA



Dr. Martha Elizabeth Rubio Hernandez1, Dr Carlos Escobedo Uribe1, Dr Luis Fernando Perez Gonzalez perez1, Dr Mario Martinez1, dra Veronica vasquez2

1Hospital Dr Ignacio Morones Prieto, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. 2Hospital Especialidades Jose Carrasco Arteaga, Cuenca, Ecuador


Use of the 7Q Micro Vascular Plug for Transcatheter Closure of Large Arterial Ducts in Infants Weighing less than 2.5 Kg.

Mohamed Al- Nasef1, Donnchadh O Sullivan1, Li Yen Ng1, Colm R Breatnach1, Kevin Walsh1, Paul Oslizlok1, Brian McCrossan1, Damien Kenny1, Shyam Sathanandam2

1Children Health Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. 2Heart center of Memphis, Memphis, USA