Advanced Coronary Angiography Course
23-24 January 2010

(eligible for 12 National CME credits
(UEMS criteria),
exactly equivalent to
European CME Credits, ECMEC’s).

Course description

2 day intensive course dealing advanced aspects of coronary angiography


23-24 January 2010


SIDROC Training Centre - see map

Core Subjects

Coronary anatomy, normal variants, coronary artery disease
Equipment: catheters, guiding catheters and guidewires.
Different types and shapes for different purposes.
Anatomies and locations.
Common problems encountered during catheterisation
Introduction to the simulator: hardware and software, advantages, disadvantages and limitations
Access site and post procedure management including access closure
The course will be preceded by the first meeting of the Maltese Cardiac Society (21-22 January 2010). Separate payments for both.


Medical students, House Officers, Basic and Higher Specialist Trainees
Anaesthetists, Obstetricians
Nurses, Technicians, Radiographers, Physiotherapists and all other individuals working in fields related to cardiology


Dr Mark Sammut

Resident Specialist
Mater Dei Hospital


Mr. George Bonnello

SRN and SIDROC Training Coordinator


(this course only)