First held as the Angioplasty Summit by Dr. Seung-Jung Park in 1995, TCTAP has been recognized as the best international academic conference in the field of interventional cardiovascular medicine in the Asia-Pacific region. TCTAP features in-depth programs through active academic exchanges and collaborations with the departments of cardiology, thoracic surgery, radiology, vascular surgery, pediatric cardiology, and cardiac rehabilitation, which have significantly contributed to the development of international cardiology therapies.

TCTAP embraces the latest knowledge from the East to the West, contributing to the improvement of treatments for patients around the world suffering from heart disease through academic program exchanges with global groups including CCT, CIAT, European Bifurcation Club, HKSTENT, ISIC, Tokyo Valves, Singapore LIVE, TCT, TCT India, TTT among others.

TCTAP, held annually at the end of April in Korea, provides attendees with the opportunity to review the latest basic and clinical investigations that offer guidance on optimally managing patients with coronary or structural heart disease. It also covers the newest interventional techniques and devices related to patient care, as well as comparing and contrasting different approaches to hot debates among masters of interventional cardiology. Additionally, the conference includes discussions on Integrating adjunctive pharmacologic management in treating patients with cardiovascular disease, among other topics.

Who Attends TCTAP

  • Interventional cardiologists
  • General cardiologists
  • Physicians interested in cardiology and vascular medicine
  • Radiologists
  • Basic scientists
  • Vascular medicine specialists
  • Vascular surgeons
  • Cardiac surgeons
  • Interventional pediatricians
  • Nurses and technologists
  • Other healthcare professionals with a special interest in interventional vascular therapy and medicine

Who Supports TCTAP

TCTAP is organized by the CardioVascular Research Foundation (CVRF) and partially funded by educational grants from commercial supporters. We extend our special appreciation to Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea and the Clinical Research Centers for Ischemic Heart Disease for their continued support of our program.

Upcoming Events

  • 31st TCTAP 2026
    April 29-May 2, 2026   |  Coex, Seoul, Korea