On Monday 3rd April 2023 from 17.00 until 18:15 (CET), the CORE-MD consortium organised its third webinar on objective performance criteria (OPC).

Moderated by Prof. Alan Fraser, from the European Society of Cardiology, and Prof. Ewout Steyerberg, from Leiden University, the webinar addressed the issue of the origins, the methods and the clinical utility of objective performance criteria. In his introductory words, Prof. Steyerberg outlined the longstanding experience of Prof. Krunkemeier with respect to OPCs.

Prof. Gary Krunkemeier from the Oregon Health and Science University (USA) presented the origins of objective performance criteria in cardiac devices.

Prof. Robert Byrne, from the Dublin Hospital and Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, presented the evaluation of coronary stents.