Bordeaux, France

Percutaneous Interventions in Congenital Heart Diseases

when 22 June 2022 - 24 June 2022
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 480

This Bordeaux Summer School, dedicated to congenital heart diseases and percutaneous therapies, is open to international science and medical students, engineers and experienced researchers wishing to improve their background knowledge.

During the three day session, this course offers intensive practical classes about the technological aspects of CHD transcatheter interventions, from innovative concepts to clinical practice, including all aspects of device development.

Target group

The course is tailored to graduate and doctoral science and medical students, as well as to more experienced researchers wishing to improve their background in the field of congenital heart diseases.

Language requirements: classes are conducted in English. Candidates should have at least a B2 level of English or equivalent.

Candidates must provide a CV and cover letter.

Course aim

Course content provides a combination of theoretical lectures and practical sessions, covering the following topics:

- Day 1 - morning: Normal and congenital hearts basic principles
- Day 1 - afternoon: Percutaneous devices from A to Z
- Day 2: Percutaneous closure of cardiac shunts
- Day 3: Percutaneous valve implantation in CHD patients

Participants will meet with world leading experts in transcatheter interventions, imaging and biomaterials, as well as industrial stakeholders. They will also discover and use cutting-edge technologies and equipment.

Fee info

EUR 480: Participation fee: 480€ per participant (including lunches, coffee breaks, accommodation for 4 nights and social program costs).


Grants covering registration fees in full will be awarded to participants upon request. To apply for an exemption, participants must send a cover letter along with their application, detailing why they would like to participate and stating their reques.