Tobi is an absolutely-live course for a closed number of interventional cardiologists with tight interaction between participants, faculty, and operators

In co-operation with:

Requested Patronage:

Missions of TOBI

  • to amplify the ability to perform complex coronary procedures in bifurcation and CTO lesions
  • to teach & discuss during extensively shown live cases performed by forefront operators: the most modern approaches and technical innovation
  • to provide with concise lectures by world experts ‘on-the-point’ theoretical and practical knowledge

Course Directors

Gabriele L. Gasparini

Interventional Cardiology

Clinical and Research Center, Milano IT

Jacopo Oreglia

Interventional Cardiology

Niguarda Hospital, Milano IT

Bernhard Reimers

Head of Cardiology

Clinical and Research Center, Milano IT


Nursing Course Director


Beatrice Magro

Nurse CathLab
Cardiology Unit

S. Maria della Misericordia Hospital
Rovigo, Italy


Course Coordinator

Antonella Sommaggio

Padova, Italy

Scientific Committee

Jayme Ferro

Reggio Emilia IT

Pietro Mazzarotto

Lodi IT

Dimitrios Nikas

Ioannina GR

Hirofumi Ohtani

Milano IT

Andrea Pacchioni

Mirano IT

Francesco Soriano

Milano IT

Luca Testa

Milano IT

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Renato Valenti

Firenze IT


Coming Soon

Call for Cases / send us your CTO and Bifurcation cases and get you FREE REGISTRATION

Share your CTO and Bifurcation case experience!

Best cases will be selected and have the chance to be presented in front of an audience of international experts. Authors of selected cases will get a Free Registration!

Best clinical cases will be awarded. Deadline of submission is September 18th.

  • CTO or bifurcation cases implying
  • complications
  • new technical solutions
  • new devices
  • astonishing imaging techniques
Cases should be structured as follows:

  • Title of the case, presenter, authors, affiliation
  • Patient characteristics and brief case presentation. Remember to focus clearly on the techniques and the rationale
  • Add images to better present your case; videos are allowed and welcome, but please make sure the video files you embed meet the recommended format for any recent Powerpoint version, which is .mp4 encoded with H.264 video and AAC audio (click here for some hints on how to convert video files)
  • Prepare a short text for conclusion and take home message

Prepare a presentation and save it as a .pptx file. Use as many slides you think are necessary to explain the case, but not more than 15. We suggest your file does not exceed 25 MB. If it does, please pack it in a compressed folder (.zip or .rar)

ECM & EBAC / accreditations

The program of TOBI 2019 will be submitted for accreditation by the European Board of Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) and for the Italian Continuing Medical Education (ECM) for physicians, nurses and technicians.

“In compliance with EBAC/ EACCME guidelines, all speakers/ chairpersons participating in this programme have disclosed potential conflicts of interest that might cause a bias in the presentations. The Organising Committee is responsible for ensuring that all potential conflicts of interest relevant to the programme are declared to the audience prior to the CME activities.”


Si rammenta ai partecipanti all’evento che l’acquisizione dei crediti formativi ECM è subordinata alla effettiva partecipazione ad almeno il 90% del programma formativo ed alla verifica del test di apprendimento (superamento del questionario con una percentuale di risposte corrette non inferiore al 75% del totale delle domande).

Professioni accreditate: Medico Chirurgo (Cardiologia), Tecnico Sanitario di Radiologia Medica, Tecnico della fisiopatologia cardiocircolatoria e perfusione cardiovascolare, Infermiere

Questionario ECM
Symposia ha attivato la compilazione del “QUESTIONARIO ONLINE”:

  • Collegarsi alla pagina di registrazione
  • Accedere con le credenziali già ricevute in fase di registrazione on-line e che saranno comunque reinviate dalla segreteria via e-mail
  • Una volta effettuato l’accesso al Profilo Utente, cliccare sul tasto “QUESTIONARIO ONLINE” in alto a destra. Potrebbe essere richiesto di aggiornare l’anagrafica prima di poter accedere al questionario.
  • Compilare il questionario di gradimento che sarà registrato nel sistema in forma anonima.
  • Rispondere poi a tutte le domande del questionario prima di confermare (ogni domanda senza risposta sarà considerata errore).
  • Qualora il test non venisse superato al primo tentativo, c’è la possibilità di effettuarne un secondo. Sono ammessi solo 2 tentativi.


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Congress Venue

Grand Visconti Palace Hotel

Viale Isonzo, 14
20135 Milano

Contact Us

Organizing Secretariat


Piazza Campetto, 2/8 16123 Genova
Tel +39 010 255146 r.a.
fax +39 010 2770565