LINC 2013 Programme

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Discussion Forum

10 events
  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Discussion Forum

    Why I do what I do in SFA occlusive disease?

    Chairman:
    Peter Soukas
    Discussant:
    Gerrit Krupski-Berdien, Ulf Teichgräber
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      Introduction by the chairman

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      How do I treat de-novo lesions?

        Peter Soukas
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      What do most recent trials suggest?

        Gerrit Krupski-Berdien
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      When do I use BMS? Will new stent designs provide better results and value?

        Ulf Teichgräber
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      How do I treat in-stent restenosis in SFA?

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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Discussion Forum

    Management of acute stroke – What will bet he future?

    Chairman:
    Sumaira Macdonald, Horst Sievert
    Discussant:
    Gerhard Schroth, Nick Hopkins, Eberhard Wedell, Zoran Milosevic
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      Current status of stroke management – available infrastructure and therapies

        Horst Sievert
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      Is there a need for early interventional treatment?

        Gerhard Schroth
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      How to be successful in mechanical stroke management – tips and tricks

        Nick Hopkins
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      Overcoming the technical challenges – My personal experience with latest generation retriever systems for stroke therapy

        Eberhard Wedell
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      Permanent implantation stents in patients with acute ischemic stroke

        Zoran Milosevic
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      Roundtable Discussion: What will be the future of stroke therapy?

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , Discussion Forum

    VIVA @ LINC: The future of renal revascularization

    Chairman:
    Michael Jaff, Sean Lyden
    Discussant:
    Sean Lyden, Peter Soukas, Sumaira Macdonald, Chris Metzger, Krishna Rocha-Singh
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      Case presentation

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , Discussion Forum

    Is there an optimal treatment for in-stent-restonosis?

    Chairman:
    Krishna Rocha-Singh
    Discussant:
    Renu Virmani, Francesco Liistro, Sean Lyden, Martin Werner, Marc Bosiers
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      In-stent restenosis – Insights into the pathomechanism and what it takes to be successful

        Renu Virmani
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      Why DEBs are first choice therapy for ISR and how it actually works

        Francesco Liistro
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      Drug delivery without a scaffold? DES are the much more solid solution

        Sean Lyden
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      Endovascular radiation therapy is still the best

        Matthias Ulrich
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      Re-lining the whole stent with covered endoprostheses – the best solution for ISR?

        Marc Bosiers
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      Atherectomy/Laser + DEB: A safe and effective solution?

        Jos van den Berg
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , Discussion Forum

    The Great Debate: “Leaving nothing behind” – the new paradigm for peripheral interventions?

    Chairman:
    Marc Bosiers
    Discussant:
    Renu Virmani, Erich Minar, Giancarlo Biamino, Iris Baumgartner
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      What is worse: Metallic implants or toxic drugs?

        Renu Virmani
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      What is the benchmark? A review of clinical trial results on nitinol stents and DES

        Erich Minar
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      How good are DEBs? Insights from RCTs and real world practice with different DEB Technologies

        Giancarlo Biamino
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      DEB vs PTA vs BMS: results from a meta-analysis

        Massimiliano Fusaro
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      All what we don’t know about DEBs

        Iris Baumgartner
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      How cost effective is the concept of “leaving nothing behind”

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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , Discussion Forum

    To treat or not to treat: open questions in endovascular grafting

    Chairman:
    Peter Taylor
    Discussant:
    Jan Brunkwall, Alan Lumsden, Santi Trimarchi, Mohammad Hamady
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      Is there an option to treat acute uncomplicated dissection by endovascular means?

        Jan Brunkwall
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      Discussion

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      Roughly 25% of acute uncomplicated dissections get complicated later are there indicators which allow to treat them early?

        Peter Taylor
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      Discussion

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      Minimizing emboli during endovascular theatment of the thoracic aorta possibilities and open questions

        Alan Lumsden
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      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , Discussion Forum

    CX @ LINC: Carotid stenting or carotid endarterectomy

    Chairman:
    Roger Greenhalgh
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      Carotid stenting was good, is good and wins

        Sriram Iyer
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      Look at the SVS guidelines!

        Frank Veith
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      CREST puts stenting ahead

        William Gray
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      You must be joking!

        Michel Makaroun
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      Be reasonable – learn stenting properly!

        Peter Gaines
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      Whatever for?

        Peter Taylor
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      The half-way house may settle it

        Sumaira Macdonald
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      Say what you like, I am unconvinced!

        Frans Moll
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      Panel discussion and audience participation

  • Friday, January 25th: - , Discussion Forum

    VIVA @ LINC: Carotid disasters and near disasters

    Chairman:
    Peter Schneider
    Discussant:
    Sean Lyden, Gary Ansel, Michael Jaff, Nick Hopkins, William Gray
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      Case presentation

  • Friday, January 25th: - , Discussion Forum

    CX @ LINC: Controversies in lower limb ischaemia

    Chairman:
    Roger Greenhalgh
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      The crucial presenting symptom

        Roberto Ferraresi
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      The MIMICS trial principles

        Peter Gaines
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      Go for subintimal angioplasty whenever possible

        Amman Bolia
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      Body of evidence for drug eluting therapies for intermittent claudication

        Michael Dake
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      Drug coated balloons vs. drug eluting stents in the superficial femoral artery for claudication

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      Chronic ischaemia below the knee studies – gap in clinical practice evidence

        Iris Baumgartner
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      Foot care saves legs

        Michael Edmonds
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      Panel discussion and audience participation

  • Friday, January 25th: - , Discussion Forum

    The optimal treatment approach for highly calcific lesions

    Chairman:
    Michael Jaff
    Discussant:
    Gary Ansel, Lawrence Garcia, Fabrizio Fanelli, Chris Metzger, Patrick Peeters
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      Crossing highly calcified lesions: This is what works best in my hands

        Gary Ansel
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      Atherectomy for calcified lesions: Which device works best for which lesion?

        Lawrence Garcia
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      Is there a role for DEB in calcified arteries?

        Fabrizio Fanelli
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      A mechanical challenge should be treated mechanically: Interwoven nitinol-stents with high flexibility and radial strength are the solution!

        Chris Metzger
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      Don’t stretch the limits too far! Surgery is still a good option if endovascular fails.

        Patrick Peeters
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      Discussion and conclusion