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ACT Program
Organizing Directors
Seung-Jung Park, MD, Cheol Whan Lee, MD
Asan Medical Center Affiliated Physicians
Jung-Min Ahn, MD, Soo-Jin Kang, MD, Cheol Whan Lee, MD, Seung-Whan Lee, MD, Duk-Woo Park, MD, Seong-Wook Park, MD, Seung-Jung Park, MD
Invited Professors
Yasushi Asakura, MD, Bon-Kwon Koo, MD, Nae Hee Lee, MD, Toshiya Muramatsu, MD, Masahiko Ochiai, MD, Etsuo Tsuchikane, MD
Goal and Mission
The ACT Program is an internationally recognized 4-day learning program, which provides the highest quality training in the field of interventional cardiology. Trainees will learn and develop clinical knowledge, procedural skills and techniques required as a specialist in this field and will build a close network with colleagues and the faculty both regionally and internationally.
Program Organization
This program is designed and run by CVRF and the faculty of the Heart Institute of Asan Medical Center. At the end of the training day, trainees will receive a certificate of completion.
Learning activities take place at atrium at the Asan Medical Center, Seoul which is the largest medical institute in Korea with a total of 2,700 beds. The Heart Institute at the Asan Medical Center is divided into several functions, including Aortic Disease Center, Peripheral Artery Disease Center, Atrial Fibrillation Center, Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplantation Center, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention & Rehabilitation Center, Cardiac Imaging Center, Valvular Heart Disease Center, and Ischemic Heart Disease Center.
Target Audience
  • Interventional cardiologists
  • General cardiologists
  • Physicians interested in cardiology and vascular medicine
  • Radiologists
  • Vascular surgeons
  • Interventional pediatricians
  • Nurses
  • Technologists
  • Vascular medicine specialists
During four-day of the program, trainees are provided with instruction and experience in patient care and management, diagnosis, and prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
  1. Live Case Demonstrations
    • 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
  2. State-of-the-Art Lectures
    • DES Issues:
      - Which Stent Would Be Better?
      - Late Stent Thrombosis
      - Impact of Diabetes Mellitus
      - Updated Clinical Trials
    • Technical Tips & Tricks: - LM, Bifurcation, Ostial Lesion, Multi-Vessel, CTO, AMI/ACS, Carotid, Peripheral Intervention, Structural Heart Disease, Transcatheter Valve Therapies, etc.
      - Comprehensive Understanding on QCA & IVUS Core Laboratory
      - Imaging: IVUS, VH-IVUS, OCT, CT, MR, FFR, etc.
      - Adjunctive Pharmacology
      - Up-to-date Clinical Trials and Registries
      - How to make good clinical trials
  3. Lunchtime Activities
    • Asan Medical Center Tour
    • Dynamic Roundtable Discussions: Antiplatelet Treatment for PCIPatients
    • Case Presentation & Discussion: Nightmare Complications-Untangling the Knots!
  4. Hands-on Learning
  5. Cath Lab Experience
Ms. Hyerim Yun
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