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:

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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

TOBI 2019 is compliant

with the new Code of Ethical Business practice for Companies that are members of MedTech Europe. As MedTech Europe announced, direct industry sponsorship cannot be supported yet “grants can only be provided to PCOs but never to individuals”. Symposia OC, a Professional Conference Organizer, is a “third-parties of trust” and will receive financial support from industries to select and invite Physicians on behalf of TOBI Course Directors in order to provide Interventional Cardiologists with a valuable training experience.

Course Directors

Gabriele L. Gasparini

Interventional Cardiology

Humanitas
Clinical and Research Center, Milano IT

Jacopo Oreglia

Interventional Cardiology

Niguarda Hospital, Milano IT

Bernhard Reimers

Head of Cardiology

Humanitas
Clinical and Research Center, Milano IT

 

Nursing Course Director

Magro2

Beatrice Magro

Nurse CathLab
Cardiology Unit

S. Maria della Misericordia Hospital
Rovigo, Italy

 

Course Coordinator

Antonella Sommaggio

MD
Padova, Italy

Scientific Committee

Jayme Ferro

Reggio Emilia IT

Pietro Mazzarotto

Lodi IT

Dimitrios Nikas

Ioannina GR

Andrea Pacchioni

Mirano IT

Francesco Soriano

Milano IT

Luca Testa

Milano IT

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Renato Valenti

Firenze IT

PRELIMINARY FACULTY

invited speakers and guest operators

  • Giancarlo Barberis, MD – Torino, Italy
  • Francesco Bedogni, MD – Milano, Italy
  • Giacomo Boccuzzi, MD – Torino, Italy
  • Roberto Bonmassari, MD – Trento, Italy
  • Francesco Burzotta, MD – Roma, Italy
  • Heinz- Joachim Büttner, MD – Freiburg, Germany
  • Mauro Carlino, MD – Milano, Italy
  • Salvatore Colangelo, MD – Torino, Italy
  • Antonio Colombo, MD – Cotignola, Italy
  • Mauro De Benedictis, MD – Torino, Italy
  • Muzaffer Degertekin, MD – Istanbul, Turkey
  • Massimo Di Marco, MD – Pescara, Italy
  • Ahmed El Guindy, MD- London, UK
  • Daniele Forlani, MD – Pescara, Italy
  • Andrea Gagnor, MD – Torino, Italy
  • Roberto Garbo,MD – Torino, Italy
  • Luca Grancini,MD – Milano, Italy
  • Alessio La Manna,MD – Catania, Italy
  • Francesco Milone, MD – Torino, Italy
  • Afsaneh Mohammadi, MD – Mashhad, Iran
  • Simone Muraglia, MD – Trento, Italy
  • Masahiko  Ochiai, MD – Kanagawa, Japan
  • Andrea Perkan, MD – Trieste, Italy
  • Rosanna Pes, MD – Olbia, Italy
  • Andrea Rognoni, MD – Novara, Italy
  • Francesco Sanna, MD – Cagliari, Italy
  • Giuseppe Talanas, MD – Sassari, Italy
  • Gianluca Tomassoni, MD – Teramo, Italy
  • Carlo Tumscitz, MD – Ferrara, Italy
  • Giancarlo Vitrella, MD – Trieste, Italy
  • Tomoyuki Umemoto, MD – Tokyo, Japan
  • Masahisa Yamane, MD – Sayama City, Japan
  • Alberto Zamboni, MD – Legnago, Italy
  • Carlo Zivelonghi, MD – Antwerp, Belgium

PRELIMINARY
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

November 7th / Thursday

Room Coordinator: J. A. Oreglia
Cath Lab Coordinator: B. Reimers

09.30 – 09.35
Opening

09.35 – 09.45
Follow-up of TOBI 2018

09.45 – 11.00
BIFURCATIONS Vol. 1
Moderators: TBA
Discussants: TBA

09.45 – 10.30
ABSOLUTELY LIVE #1 from Italy
Operators: TBA

10.30-11.00
MEET THE EXPERTS #1

10.30 – 10.40
LM PCI in 2019: need for imaging, physiology or both?

10.40 – 10.50
Must DK crush be considered the first line strategy for Distal LM disease?

10.50-11.00
Discussion

11.00-11.30
Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.30
BIFURCATIONS Vol. 2
Moderators: TBA
Discussants: TBA

11.30 – 12.o0
MEET THE EXPERTS #2

11.30 – 11.40
New insight: angioscopy of bifurcation lesions

11.40 – 11.50
Hemodynamic support during LM PCI: what, when and how?

11.50 – 12.00
Discussion

12.00 – 12.45
ABSOLUTELY LIVE #2 from Italy
Operators: TBA

12.45 – 13.30
How should I treat? #1: LM & Bifurcations

12:45 – 13:00
Case 1

13:00 – 13:15
Case 2

13:15 – 13:30
Case 3

13.30 – 14.15
Lunch & Relax

14.15 – 16.30
CTO Vol. 1
Moderators: TBA
Discussants: TBA

14.15 – 15.30
ABSOLUTELY LIVE #4 from Italy
Operators: TBA

15.30 – 16.00
MEET THE EXPERTS #3

15.30 – 15.40
CTO PCI: evidence and controversies

15.40 – 15.50
The minimalistic hybrid algorithm

15.50 – 16.00
Discussion                                                        

16.00 – 16.30
ABSOLUTELY LIVE #5 from Russia
Operators: TBA

16.30 – 16.50
Coffee Break

16.50 – 18.05
CTO Vol. 2
Moderators: TBA
Discussants: TBA

16.50 – 17.20
MEET THE EXPERTS #4

16.50 – 17.00
ADR as an early application

17.00- 17.10
ADR as a last resort

17.10 – 17.20
Discussion

17.20 – 18.05
ABSOLUTELY LIVE #6 from Italy
Operators: TBA

18.05 – 19.05
TOBI Case Battle #1     

19.10 – 19.40
TTT: TOBI TRAINING TABLES

TABLE #1   A stepwise approach to true  bifurcations
TABLE #2   Plaque debulking and calcium modulation
TABLE #3   Wire selection in CTO PCI
TABLE #4   OCT & bifurcations

19.45 – 20.30
AperiTOBI
An informal and friendly presentation of submitted cases

20.30 – 22.30
TOBI 2019 Cocktail Party

November 8th / Friday

Room Coordinator: B. Reimers
Cath Lab Coordinator: F. Soriano

08.00 – 08.30
Breakfast Symposium  


08.30 – 11.00
CTO Vol. 3
Moderators: TBA
Discussants: TBA

08.30 – 09.45 
ABSOLUTELY LIVE #7 from Italy
Operators: TBA

09.45 – 10.15
MEET THE EXPERTS #5

09.45 – 09.55
Uncrossable and/or undilatable lesion

09.55 – 10.05
When reverse CART doesn’t work

10.05 – 10.15
Discussion

10.15 – 11.00
How should I treat? #2: CTO

10.15 – 10.30
Case 1

10.30 – 10.45
Case 2

10.45 – 11.00
Case 3

11.00 – 11.15
Coffee Break

11.15 – 14.00
CTO Vol. 4
Moderators: TBA
Discussants: TBA

11.15 – 11.45
ABSOLUTELY LIVE #8 from Russia
Operators: TBA

11.45 – 12.15
MEET THE EXPERTS #6

11.45 – 11.55
Coronary perforation management

11.55 – 12.05
Device entrapment

12.05 – 12.15
Discussion

12.15 – 13.00
ABSOLUTELY LIVE #9 from Italy
Operators: TBA

13.00 – 13.45
How should I treat? #3: Complications

13.00 – 13.15
Case 1

13.15 – 13.30
Case 2

13.30 – 13.45
Case 3

13.45 – 14.0o
Lecture: Applying CTO techniques to simplify complex PCI

14.00 – 14.1o
Closing remarks

Lunch @ TOBI

REGISTRATION

Charges of registration and booking fees as well as hotel accommodation are outside the scope of VAT pursuant to Art. 7-ter of DPR 633/72.

Please send registration/booking forms duly filled in (including VAT code) and wait for the invoice with the proper amount to be paid.    
  • Admission to the Scientific Sessions
  • Congress Kit
  • Coffee and Lunch
  • Congress Dinner on November 7
All those interested in making a hotel reservation are kindly requested to use the online registration form by September 30. Rooms are available from November 6 to November 8 (two nights). If pre and post nights are needed, please inform us as soon as possible as the number of rooms available for these specific dates is limited. Hotel reservations after expiration of the deadline cannot be guaranteed.

Rates, B&B treatment, at Grand Visconti Palace Hotel:

Type Classic
DUS € 170,00
DOUBLE € 190,00
Rates are intended per room, per night and include 10% VAT and City Tax.  

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In case of cancellation both of the registration and of accommodation, participants are kindly requested to contact Symposia O.C. Srl.

 

FEES BEFORE AUGUST 31:

PHYSICIAN
until August 31, 2019

550

From September 1, 2019:
€ 650

NURSE & TECHNICIAN
until August 31, 2019

150

From September 1, 2019:
€ 200

RESIDENT / FELLOW
until August 31, 2019

150

From September 1, 2019:
€ 200

EXHIBITOR AND INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL

350

SPECIAL FEE

FELLOW and UNDER 35

75

To benefit from the special fee we need to receive your University/Hospital certification

REGISTER TO TOBI 2019

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

Share your CTO and Bifurcation case experience!
When submitting a case, you must choose one of the following case presentation formats:

  1. Interactive case to be presented in plenary “How should I treat” Sessions. Mandatory topics are:
    • Antegrade CTO
    • Retrograde CTO
    • Complications (Bifurcation or CTO)
  2. Battle case to be presented as competitor to win a “TOBI Battle” Sessions. Mandatory topics are:
    • CTO
    • Bifurcation
    • Complications (Bifurcation or CTO)

Best cases will be selected and have the chance to be presented in front of an audience of international experts.

Presentation formats:

  • Interactive case (“How should I treat?” Sessions)
    4 minutes: case background and introduction
    7 minutes: discussion with audience – possible strategies
    4 minutes: how the case was actually handled
  • Battle case (“TOBI Case Battle” Sessions)
    8 minutes: case background and development
    2 minutes: questions from the case session coordinators


Authors of selected cases will get a Free Registration!

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

  • Interactive case for "How should I treat" Sessions (5+10+5 min)
    • Antegrade CTO
    • Retrograde CTO
    • Complications (Bifurcation or CTO)
  • Battle case for "TOBI case Battle" Sessions (8+2 min)
    • CTO
    • Bifurcations
    • Complications (Bifurcation or CTO)
Cases should be structured as follows:
  • First slide: TOPIC, Title of the case, presenter, authors, affiliation
  • Please keep in mind presentation format, either Interactive or Battle case and follow instructions:
    • Interactive case
      • 4 minutes: case background and introduction (Patient characteristics and brief case presentation).
      • 7 minutes: add a blank slide to discuss with audience and moderators the possible strategies
      • 4 minutes: how the case was actually handled (Remember to focus clearly on the techniques and the rationale).
    • Battle case
      • 8 minutes: case background and introduction (Patient characteristics and background) followed by case development presentation (Remember to focus clearly on the techniques and the rationale).
      • 2 minutes: time for questions from case session coordinators
  • 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 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)
  • Files up to 25 MB can be submitted via e-mail to the Organizing Secretariat: tobi@symposiacongressi.com
  • Files over 25 MB must be submitted via any free file transfer service such as wetransfer.com and sent to tobi@symposiacongressi.com
  • Please make sure the type of case you send (either Interactive or Battle) is added in the first slide and/or in the file's name.

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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.”

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