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TCTAP Wrap-up Interviews

Here the most debated issues will be discussed in an interactive way. TCTAP 2017 Wrap-up Interviews are 30-minute moderated interview sessions in open studio.

The purpose of these interviews is to address professional knowledge and experience on selected topics in details with world’s leading experts in the field of cardiovascular medicine. Distinguished experts will provide various aspects of the selected topics and exchange lessons learned through open discussions. Participants at TCTAP 2017 are able to watch the interview during the meeting not only in designated spots but also via TCTAP Webcast( and TCTAP mobile application in real time.

The finished interviews will be broadcast on our websites at,,, and TCTAP mobile application.

Tuesday, April 25

Time Topics Moderators Interviewees
11:40 AM - 12:10 PM Vulnerable Plaque: To Treat or Not to Treat John McB. Hodgson Takashi Akasaka
Akiko Maehara
Evelyn Regar
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Bifurcation Disease: Technique or Concept Yves R. Louvard Bon-Kwon Koo
Thierry Lefevre
Duk-Woo Park
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM TAVI Eberhard Grube Helene Eltchaninoff
E Murat Tuzcu
Darren L. Walters
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM CTO James Aaron Grantham Scott Harding
Seung-Whan Lee
Toshiya Muramatsu

Wednesday, April 26

Time Topics Moderators Interviewees
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds: Current Status & Future Perspectives David J. Cohen Adnan Kastrati
Ashok Seth
Alan C. Yeung
1:20 PM - 1:50 PM Left Main Disease: PCI vs. CABG David R. Holmes Cheol Whan Lee
Imad Sheiban
David Paul Taggart