Dear colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to join CSI Focus LAA & PFO - The brain & heart team approach to stroke prevention taking place on October 1-2, 2022 in Tokyo, Japan, organized in collaboration with the Structure Club Japan.

Led by directors Teiji Akagi, Hidehiko Hara, Sir Shakeel Qureshi and Horst Sievert, the scientific program will provide you with a comprehensive overview of LAA and PFO closure including indications, utility of invasive and non-invasive imaging, step-by-step procedural guidance, and tips and tricks from leading experts in the field.

The congress is designed to meet the needs of interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, anesthesiologists, imaging specialists, nurses, technicians and everyone else who is part of the LAA or PFO closure team or involved in stroke prevention. Learn how to deal with complications from experienced operators and bring along your challenging cases for discussion with your peers and renowned international faculty.

Our educational program includes live and/or recorded cases, hands-on training opportunities and focuses on maximizing engaging interactions, in-depth discussions and networking opportunities for all participants with a specific focus on the Asia Pacific region.

We look forward to seeing you in Tokyo!

Teiji Akagi, M. Edip Gurol, Hidehiko Hara, Sir Shakeel A. Qureshi, Kazunori Toyoda, Horst Sievert


conference overview

Registration for CSI Focus LAA & PFO is now open – benefit from early bird prices!



CSI Focus LAA & PFO Tokyo 2022 will showcase live cases, lectures from key opinion leaders, small dedicated workshops, simulator demonstrations, heart dissection workshops, and our popular Cath Lab Café. 

Medical conference in Tokyo in 2022: How to submit abstracts & cases

Accepted abstracts and cases will be presented either as e-posters or as a talk in the main scientific program.