Scientific Advisory Committee on Medical Devices used in Cardiovascular System - Agenda - June 26, 2015

  • Place: Holland Cross, Tower B, Room 2048
  • Date and time: June 26, 2015, 7:30 am to 16:00 pm
  • Chairperson: Dr. John Ducas
  • Science Advisor: Hripsime Shahbazian
  • Participants: SAC-MDUCS Members, Guest Speakers & Health Canada
  • Scientific & Regulatory Officers: Caroline Hunt
  • Director Generals Office: Cindy Evans
  • Members: Eric Cohen, John Ducas, Marino Labinaz, Alan Menkis, Joaquim Miró, Tofy Mussivand, Barry Rubin, John Webb (teleconference), Raymond Yee
  • Guest Speakers: Sébastien Bergeron, Sanjit Jolly, Vivek Rao
  • Medical Devices Bureau: Kevin Day, James McGarrity, Maurice Sylvain, Mark Korchinski, Ian Glasgow, Jianming Hao, Ian Aldous, Lanyi Xu, Catherine Milley, Karen Kennedy, Bisi Lawuyi
  • Regrets: Christopher Feindel, Brent Mitchell, Renzo Cecere
Opening Remarks:
Review of the Agenda, Declaration of Affiliations and Interest.
Cindy Evans (DGO, TPD) & Dr. John Ducas (SAC-MDUCS Chair)
Summary of how Information from Previous Meetings is Being Used
Mr. Kevin Day (Medical Devices Bureau, TPD)
Question 1: TAVR Valve in Valve Procedures
Speaker: Dr. John Webb ( via webex/teleconference)
Question 2: Long-term Durability of Bioprosthetic Valves
Speaker: Dr. Eric Cohen
Question 3: Interatrial Shunting for Patients with Left Ventricular Failure
Speaker: Dr. Sébastien Bergeron
Question 4: LV Only Pacing and LA + LV Only Pacing - What are the Benefits and How Should this be Studied?
Speaker: Dr. Raymond Yee
Question 5: LVAD: Issues Associated with Continuous Flow with Periodic Pulsatility, Increased Numbers of Patients on Long-term Support - What is Best Practice Regarding Anticoagulation
Speaker: Dr. Vivek Rao
Question 6: Thrombectomy in Patients with STEMI
Speaker: Dr. Sanjit Jolly
Next Steps, Closing Remarks and Adjournment of Meeting
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