Introduction

The ACT Program which is Asan Medical Center Interventional Cardiology Training Program is a very exclusive and intensive 4-day course and the number of participants in limited to 12 persons and per session for more efficient training.
This program has been designed for participants to learn the current practices, controversies surrounding advanced interventional cardiology, the newest interventional techniques and devices and to apply acquired knowledge in their clinical practice. We has invited world class experts from all over the world to provide participants with high quality academic opportunities that allow them to develop knowledge and skills needed to become a top specialist in interventional cardiology.
Since 2009, we have been running this program co-sponsored by CardioVascular Research Foundation and Asan Medical Center.
Features
Catheterization Laboratory Activities
  • Live Case Demonstration
    Complex Coronary Intervention - LM, Bifurcation, CTO, Long Lesion, Small Lesion, Multi-Vessel
    Endovascular Intervention - Carotid, Renal, SFA, BTK, Abdominal, Aortic Aneurysm
    Structural Heart Disease Intervention - PFO, ASD, AVR, PMV
    Transcatheter Valve Therapies
  • Cath Lab Experience
  • Free Discussion in the Training Center during the Procedure
  • Visiting Professors' Activities - Case Demonstration & Featured Lecture
  • Lunchtime Activities
    Asan Medical Center Tour / Dynamic Round Table Discussion
    Case Presentation & Discussion: Nightmare Complications-Untangling the Knots!
  • Hands-On Learning: IVUS, VH-IVUS & OCT

State-of-the-Art Lectures
  • Current Status of DES & BVS
  • Technical Tips & Tricks
    LM, Bifurcation, Ostial Lesion, Multi-Vessel, CTO, AMI/ACS, Carotid,
    Peripheral Intervention, Structural Heart Disease, Transcatheter Valve Therapies, etc.
  • Imaging: IVUS, VH-IVUS, OCT, CT, MR, FFR, etc.
  • Adjunctive Pharmacology
  • Up-to-date Clinical Trials and Registries
  • How to Make Good Clinical Trials