ESC 2021: Late-breaking Science Video Collection

Published: 02 September 2021

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Our regular review series View from the Thoraxcenter hosted by Prof Nicolas Van Mieghem and Dr Joost Daemen (Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL) provide a concise analysis of the late-breaking science results and spotlight impactful data. 

For a deeper dive into key clinical trial data, Dr Harriette Van Spall (McMaster University, Hamilton, CA) interviewed principal investigators on their studies, learnings, and applicability to clinical practice in her regular Late-Breaker Discussion Series

Short, accessible Expert Interviews were conducted with select faculty focusing on the results, applicability, and impact on future research.

Series overview

Part 1

View from the Thoraxcenter

In the latest episode View from the Thoraxcenter, Professor Nicolas Van Mieghem and Dr Joost Daemen (Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL) offer their concise analysis of the hot line and late-breaking trials that will be presented at ESC Congress 2021. What presentations should we look at for this weekend? Get your update on the importance of trials such as GUIDE-HF, MASTER DAPT, TOMAHAWK and many more delivered by our world-class experts, Professor Van Mieghem and Dr Joost Daemen.

Part 2

Late-breaker Discussion Series

Host, Dr Harriette Van Spall interviews the late-breaker and hot line presenters of ESC Congress 2021.

Part 4

Masterclass with Dr Harriette Van Spall & Dr Birgit Vogel

In the ESC Congress 2021 episode of the Masterclass video series, host, Dr Harriette Van Spall (McMaster University, CA) meets with Dr Birgit Vogel (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, US), one of the commissioners and first author of the "The Lancet women and cardiovascular disease Commission: reducing the global burden by 2030" report.

Faculty Biographies

Nicolas M Van Mieghem

Nicolas M Van Mieghem

Medical Director

Personal History

From an early age, Professor Nicolas Maria Van Mieghem decided to pursue a career that would help others. “I enjoy the feeling of being able to help someone or do something important for them. I wanted to enter a profession that would channel my energy— I was always a busy child,” he says. 

A budding athlete, he was a member of Belgium’s national swimming team but soon realized that medicine was his true calling. His father was a general cardiologist and one of his biggest influences early in his career.

Professor Van Mieghem initially intended to train as a cardiac surgeon but decided to specialise in interventional cardiology instead, following advice from a mentor. This decision was cemented when he read the first-in-human case report of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in Circulation by Alain Cribier in 2002. 

His mantra is mens sana in corpore sano (a…

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Joost Daemen

Joost Daemen

Interventional cardiologist

Dr Joost Daemen, MD, PhD obtained his degree in medicine at the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam in 2005 and did 2 years of internal medicine training and 4 years of general cardiology training at the Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam. 

Dr Daemen is actively involved in several drug-eluting stent trials and is Principal Investigator of 4 trials focusing on the safety and efficacy of renal sympathetic denervation in hypertension, heart failure, vasospastic angina and heart failure. Dr Daemen is a member of the editorial board of EuroIntervention and the Netherlands Heart Journal, member of Young ICIN, and has completed courses in biomedical statistics and device training.

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