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JIM 2017

February 9-11, 2017


Keystone Heart Ltd. is excited to be participating in JIM 2017 in Milan, Italy February 9th – 11th. The main focus of this event is to have the opportunity to be informed about the very latest Innovation on Interventional Cardiology and to approach New Techniques through educational Live Cases.


We are also thrilled to be hearing from an interventional cardiologist who’s near and dear to our hearts, Dr. Azeem Latib who will be speaking on several topics throughout JIM 2017 (see listings below). For those that are attending, Dr. Latib’s sessions should definitely be on your agenda as what he has to share will be nothing short of enlightening.


About Dr. Latib

Azeem Latib is a senior interventional cardiologist at San Raffaele Hospital and EMO-GVM Centro Cuore Columbus in Milan, Italy. He started his career in South Africa and obtained his specialization in internal medicine and cardiology at Groote Schuur Hospital in the University of Cape Town where he is now honorary senior lecturer. In 2008, he obtained his masters in interventional cardiology in Milan at San Raffaele Hospital where he is now co-director of research.


Dr. Latib has dedicated his efforts in maintaining both a research and a clinical approach to interventional cardiology. His interests and experience lie in complex coronary interventions, structural heart disease, and new device innovation.


When to Hear Dr. Azeem Latib Speak @ JIM 2017

Wednesday, February 8th


Session II: A parade of interesting BRS cases

14.20 Case 1: Ideal cases – Focus on BRS technique as Discussant

16.00 Case 6: Can we treat small vessels (avoidance and optimization)? as Discussant

Session III: Next generation BRS in advanced development

17.05 FORTITUDE, APTITUDE and MAGNITUDE: Other thin-strut novel PLLA-based scaffolds  as Discussant


Thursday, February 9th

10.45 – 12.30 LIVE CASES FROM MILAN, ITALY as Operator

12.45 – 14.15 Lunch Symposia LAA CLOSURE AND TRICUSPID – ROOM PORTA

13.25 Tricuspid Repair with Trialign

17.00 – 18.30 LIVE CASES FROM MILAN, ITALY as Operator


Friday, February 10th

10.30 – 12.30 LIVE CASES FROM MILAN, ITALY as Operator

12.45 – 14.15 Lunch Symposia TAVI 2 – ROOM PARINI

13.45 Complete cerebral protection during TAVI using TriGuard™


Saturday, February 11th

8.30 – 9.30 LIVE CASES FROM MILAN, ITALY as Operator

11.00 – 12.00 LIVE CASES FROM MILAN, ITALY as Operator


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