NEW YORK – June 8, 2020 - The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced that TVT Connect will feature eight studies as Late-Breaking Clinical Science. They will be presented during episodes moderated by the editors of Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions and JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.

Each late-breaking science episode will host a live wrap-up and Q&A session afterwards. The full agenda is now available online:

Saturday, June 20, 2020


8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET

Moderator: Sunil V. Rao

Discussants: J. Dawn Abbott, Subhash Banerjee, David J. Cohen


Real World Experience with The SAPIEN 3 Ultra: A Propensity Matched Analysis from the United States

Tamim Nazif

Valve-In-Surgical Valve with SAPIEN 3 For TAVR: Propensity-Matched Analyses of Real-World Data

Amr Abbas

TAVR with Self-Expandable Supra Annular Valves for Failed Surgical Bioprostheses: Insights from the TVT Registry

Guilherme Attizzani

TAVR using Supra Annular, Self-Expanding Valves in Low Risk Patients

Bruce Rutkin


Sunday, June 21, 2020


8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET

Moderator: David J. Moliterno

Discussants: Samir Kapadia, Julinda Mehilli


Functional Status and Outcomes After TMVr in HF and Secondary MR: The COAPT Trial

Gennaro Giustino

First Prospective RCT Assessing Incidence of Reduced Leaflet Motion and its Clinical Impact Following TAVR

Hasan Jilaihawi

SAPIEN 3 TAVR versus Surgery in Intermediate-Risk Patients: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis of 5-Year Outcomes

Susheel Kodali

Incidence, Characteristics, Predictors, and Outcomes of Surgical Explantation After TAVR: A Population-Based, Nationally Representative Analysis

Tsuyoshi Kaneko

TVT Connect is practical course featuring the latest research and cutting-edge techniques for structural heart interventions. For more than 10 years, TVT has provided healthcare professionals with the latest advances, tools, and techniques for the treatment of valvular heart disease using nonsurgical procedures.

In addition to late-breaking clinical science, five series will be broadcast via three hours of daily programming over 10 days. Attendees can tune into scheduled programming at specific times each day or watch on-demand after the original broadcast. Each series will focus on transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), mitral interventions, tricuspid Interventions, left atrial appendage (LAA) closure, or patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure.


Media may apply for registration by emailing [email protected].

About CRF

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) is one of the world’s leading nonprofit organizations specializing in interventional cardiology innovation, research, and education. CRF is dedicated to helping doctors improve survival and quality of life for people suffering from heart and vascular disease. For nearly 30 years, CRF has helped pioneer medical advances and educated doctors on the latest treatments for heart disease. CRF is comprised of the CRF Skirball Center for Innovation, CRF Clinical Trials Center, CRF Center for Education, CRF Digital, TCTMD, and Structural Heart: The Journal of the Heart Team. For more information, visit