LINC 2014 Programme

Find all topics and speakers listed below.

Conference day 1

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Challenges of the SFA – stent properties and design and deployment techniques affecting outcomes

    Chairman:
    Johannes Lammer, Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck, Martin Funovics, Richard Rapoza
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Stent design, radial outforce and oversizing – do they affect outcomes? Research data

        Martin Funovics
    3. -

      How to optimize outcomes in the SFA?

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      BVS – the future of PAD treatment

        Richard Rapoza
    6. -

      BVS in the SFA – 1 year Esprit results

        Johannes Lammer
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Aalst

    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Intervention for acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT) & pulmonary embolism (PE)

    Chairman:
    Iris Baumgartner, Robert Lookstein
    Moderator:
    Niels Bækgaard, Ulrich Hoffmann, Stavros Konstantinides, Steve Ramee
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Live case transmission from Berne

    3. -

      Evidence for catheter-directed thrombolysis to treat DVT

        Niels Bækgaard
    4. -

      Evidence for pharmacomechanical thrombolysis to treat DVT

        Robert Lookstein
    5. -

      Evidence for novel oral anticoagulants to treat DVT & PE

        Ulrich Hoffmann
    6. -

      Evidence for systemic thrombolysis to treat PE: PEITHO trial

        Stavros Konstantinides
    7. -

      Evidence for catheter-directed thrombolysis to treat PE: ULTIMA trial

        Iris Baumgartner
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Galway

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Electronic poster exhibit in front of the LINC studio

  • - , Main Arena 1

    A decade of innovation: Advances and future perspectives in cardiovascular medicine

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert, Giancarlo Biamino
    Moderator:
    Frank Criado, Giovanni Torsello, Christoph Nienaber, William Gray, Krishna Rocha-Singh
    1. -

      The evolution of endovascular aortic repair – How far have we come?

        Frank Criado
    2. -

      Low profile solution for abdominal aortic aneurysms

    3. -

      INCRAFT AAA stent graft: 2 year results from the INNOVATION trial

        Giovanni Torsello
    4. -

      The European Ovation 500 patients registry

        Dierk Scheinert
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      Should endovascular repair finally be considered the primary treatment for Type B aortic dissections?

        Christoph Nienaber
    7. -

      Pioneering techniques in cardiovascular medicine

    8. -

      Advanced interventional treatment concepts for structural heart disease: Update on TAVI and beyond

        Gerhard Schuler
    9. -

      TAVI with cerebral protection – video case

        Stephan Haußig
    10. -

      REDUCE-HTN trial: Renal denervation with a percutaneous bipolar RF balloon catheter in patients with resistant hypertension

        Dierk Scheinert
    11. -

      Live case transmission from Berlin

    12. -

      Renal denervation therapy – what we know and what we don't know

        Krishna Rocha-Singh
  • - , Main Arena 2

    Revascularisation of acute and chronic deep vein obstruction

    Chairman:
    Peter Neglén, Niels Bækgaard
    Moderator:
    Rick de Graaf, Cees Wittens, Sigrid Nikol, Karin Brachmann
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Berne

    2. -

      Controversy acute DVT

    3. -

      Extended venography-guided catheter – directed thrombolysis is the best strategy

        Rick de Graaf
    4. -

      Fixed low-dose catheter-directed thrombolysis is the best strategy

        Iris Baumgartner
    5. -

      Post-thrombotic syndrome after acute proximal DVT

        Cees Wittens
    6. -

      Building the perfect venous stent: do we have it?

        Peter Neglén
    7. -

      Patency of venous stents

        Iris Baumgartner
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Berne

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Global perspective - when to use drug-eluting devices for the SFA

    Chairman:
    Michael Dake
    Moderator:
    Marc Bosiers
    1. -

      Introduction and Zilver PTX – 4 year results

        Michael Dake
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    3. -

      US Zilver PTX experience

    4. -

      Live case transmission from Aalst

    5. -

      Leave nothing behind – reality YES

        Dierk Scheinert
    6. -

      Leave nothing behind – reality NOT

        Marc Bosiers
    7. -

      How I use Zilver PTX in my practice

        Sebastian Sixt
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Medtronic's leadership in renal denervation. The latest Symplicity evidence, Symplicity RDN therapy development, and RDN Symplicity technology

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert, Krishna Rocha-Singh
    Moderator:
    Oliver Vonend, Thomas Zeller, Felix Mahfoud
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      The latest Symplicity clinical evidence

        Krishna Rocha-Singh
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    4. -

      The latest in Symplicity RDN therapy development

        Oliver Vonend
    5. -

      The latest in Symplicity RDN technology

        Thomas Zeller
    6. -

      Recorded case presentation

        Erwin Blessing
    7. -

      The latest in Symplicity RDN indication expansion

        Felix Mahfoud
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    A decade of innovation: The great debate on carotid revascularisation

    Chairman:
    Klaus Mathias, Frank Veith
    Moderator:
    Marco Roffi, William Gray, Carlo Setacci, Sumaira Macdonald, Sebastian Debus
    1. -

      Finally the guidelines are clear again: CEA remains to be the golden standard of treatment for the majority of patients

        Martin Storck
    2. -

      I strongly disagree, CAS is a safe procedure in experienced hands, with the right technique and patient selection

        Horst Sievert
    3. -

      My take on the European CAS and CEA data

        Marco Roffi
    4. -

      My take on the US CAS and CEA data

        William Gray
    5. -

      Data are data and the message is clear

        Frank Veith
    6. -

      Panel discussion

    7. -

      Which studies should we do and how can we do better science?

        Peter Schneider
    8. -

      Status update on ACST II and other ongoing trials – what to expect?

        Alison Halliday
    9. -

      Is there a chance that ACST II can change the game?

        Carlo Setacci
    10. -

      Panel discussion

    11. -

      Is there a way to make CEA better and safer?

        Sebastian Debus
    12. -

      Is there a way to make CAS better and safer?

        Sumaira Macdonald
    13. -

      When my "go-to" therapy is the wrong choice

    14. -

      The case for CAS: When is the stent better

        Sven Seifert
    15. -

      The case for CEA: When is surgery the first choice

        Stanislav Bartus
    16. -

      How I make my treatment decisions – Insights from a surgical high-volume CAS center

        Ramon Varcoe
    17. -

      Panel discussion

  • - , Discussion Forum

    Abbott Vascular endovascular electronic education program: Panel discussion with recorded cases

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Lunch

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Lunch symposium: Peripheral CTO crossing - the European experience

    Chairman:
    Andrej Schmidt
    Moderator:
    Dai-Do Do, Marco Manzi, Nicolaus Reifart
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      BTK challenge, choosing the right tool can lead to success

        Andrej Schmidt
    3. -

      Why should I stay intraluminal in BTK CTO?

        Marco Manzi
    4. -

      A novel CTO PTA device, my own experience

        Nicolaus Reifart
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Lunch symposium: Expanding your practice – peripheral embolisation

    Chairman:
    Trevor Cleveland
    Moderator:
    Arul Ganeshan, Oliver Dudeck
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Peripheral embolisation fundamentals

        Trevor Cleveland
    3. -

      Adjunctive devices

        Oliver Dudeck
    4. -

      Utility of detachable coils

        Arul Ganeshan
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Prime time for drug eluting balloons in femoro-poplitealinterventions? Hard facts and outstanding questions

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Erich Minar, William Gray, Thomas Zeller, Sebastian Sixt, Marianne Brodmann
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      The IN.PACT SFA evidence overview and take-homes

        Dierk Scheinert
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      The cost-effectiveness value of DEB in femoro-popliteal revascularization

        Thomas Zeller
    5. -

      From evidence to practice: how DEBs fit my daily work

        Marianne Brodmann
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    7. -

      Role and requisites of stents in the DEB era

        Sebastian Sixt
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Scrub in with the experts: Revascularisation of complex chronic deep vein obstruction

    live from Berne:
    Nils Kucher
    live from Galway:
    Gerard O'Sullivan
    Chairman:
    Michael Dake
    Moderator:
    Cees Wittens, Rick de Graaf, Peter Neglén
    1. -

      Minimal invasive, hybrid and open deep venous reconstructions anno 2014

        Cees Wittens
    2. -

      Tips & tricks for intervention in chronic venous occlusions

        Rick de Graaf
  • - , Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts: Advanced techniques for complex aortoiliac and femoropopliteal disease

    live from Berlin:
    Ralf Langhoff
    live from Aalst:
    Koen Deloose, Lieven Maene
    Chairman:
    Craig Walker, Karl-Ludwig Schulte
    Moderator:
    Hans Krankenberg, Ramon Varcoe, Hermann Steinkamp, Wolfgang Ritter
    1. -

      Flash presentation: Advanced interventional techniques for aortoiliac reconstructions

        Hans Krankenberg
    2. -

      Flash presentation: Peripheral CTO treatment – clinical experiences with rapid-exchange devices

        Michael Lichtenberg
    3. -

      Flash presentation: Reconstruction of complex aortoiliac lesions – covered vs. non-covered stents

        Ramon Varcoe
    4. -

      Flash presentation: 2 year results of Misago iliac stent registry

        Marc Bosiers
  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Critical limb ischemia management – a global challenge

    Moderator:
    Varinder Bedi, Marco Manzi, Steven Kum
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Palermo

    2. -

      Real world CLI treatment in Germany: disease, practices and outcomes from the CRITISCH data collection

        Giovanni Torsello
    3. -

      DURABILITY II study: 3-year results

        Marc Bosiers
    4. -

      How DEB will impact our practice: perspectives from a US DEB researcher

        Prakash Krishnan
    5. -

      Essentials of foot vascular anatomy and pedal revascularisation strategies

        Marco Manzi
    6. -

      Generating clinical evidence: first Italian multi-centre registry for the treatment of no-option CLI by cellular therapy

        Eugenio Caradonna
    7. -

      What's new on conservative surgery on diabetic foot lesions?

    8. -

      Live case transmission from Palermo

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Moderated poster round in front of the LINC studio

    Juror:
    Marc van Sambeek, Klaus Mathias
    1. -

      Miscellaneous

    2. -

      Endovascular treatment of haemorrhagic complications of pancreatitis: a single centre experience M. Ruffino

    3. -

      Hemodialysis access salvage: Do we really need something new? G. Galzerano

    4. -

      PVD/aorto-iliac

    5. -

      Chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) is a growing global problem T. Sigterman

    6. -

      Autologous aortic venous reconstruction, a single centre experience with long term follow-up W. Thijsse

    7. -

      PVD/below the knee

    8. -

      Angiographic disease pattern in Asian population with peripheral vascular disease Z. Tan

    9. -

      Effect of plantar arch integrity on limb salvage rates Z. Tan

    10. -

      PVD/femoro-popliteal

    11. -

      PEACE registry: Patency evaluation after implantation of the Pulsar – 18 self-expanding nitinol stent in the superficial femoral and popliteal arteries

        Michael Lichtenberg
    12. -

      Duplex-guided balloon angioplasty (DGBA) of Superficial Femoral Artery: Single center experience A. Haitham

    13. -

      Multi-Loc: a new technology for stenting femoro-popliteal artery: Prove of concept

        Klaus Amendt
    14. -

      Exoseal in antegrade procedures in peripheral arterial disease patients (clinical research paper) G. Hackl

    15. -

      Evaluation of treatment of femoropopliteal lesions with Angiosculpt PTA scoring balloons R. Cebola

    16. -

      Percutaneous transluminal angiopasty with drug-eluting balloons for salvage of infrainguinal arterial bypass grafts

        Enrique San Norberto-García
    17. -

      Drug eluting ballooning versus primary old balloon angioplasty (POBA) in femorpopliteal stent reobstructions – a non-randomized controlled pilot triald

    18. -

      Differentiation of superficial femoral artery restenosis by optical coherence tomography (OCT)

    19. -

      Drug-coated balloons (DCB) for PTA treatment of de-novo lesions in the SFA and PI-segment – first interim analysis of the Freeride study S. Vonberg

    20. -

      Drug-coated balloon (DCB) for peripheral arteries: Postdilatation of nitinolstents with DCB or plain balloon in the SFA – Updated interim results of the Freeway stent study J. Tacke

    21. -

      Femoropopliteal angioplasty with 4F – vs 6F – systems: A single-center experience S. Oebel

    22. -

      We compared clinical outcomes of endovascular intervention for femoro-popliteal lesions between TASC II type A and B (Group I) and type C and D (Group II) H-J. Joo

  • - , Main Arena 1

    A decade of innovation: Current treatment, remaining challenges and future concepts for the femoropopliteal arteries

    Chairman:
    John Laird, Karl-Ludwig Schulte
    Moderator:
    Sumaira Macdonald, Chris Metzger, Hans Martin Gißler, Patrick Peeters
    1. -

      Stenting of the superficial femoral and popliteal artery: How good is the benchmark after years of optimisation?

        Erich Minar
    2. -

      2-year update on the SUPERB-study using a interwoven biomimetic nitinol stent in the SFA

        Kenneth Rosenfield
    3. -

      TASC D and beyond – 12 months results on the longest endoluminal bypass

        Thomas Zeller
    4. -

      Durability + Study: 12 months results

        Patrick Peeters
    5. -

      Latest clinical trials on drug-elution in femoropopliteal arteries

    6. -

      LEVANT II RCT

        Dierk Scheinert
    7. -

      PACIFIER RCT – 24 months update

        Michael Werk
    8. -

      My insights from DEB-RCTs: Breakthrough technology or just another tool in the box?

        Johannes Lammer
    9. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    10. -

      Drug-elution with or without scaffolds for long lesions

        Thomas Zeller
    11. -

      Real world use of DEB in long femoropopliteal lesions – 2 year results

        Andrej Schmidt
    12. -

      Assessment of calcium burden and calcium effect on drug elution

        Fabrizio Fanelli
    13. -

      Less is more? Are more focal scaffolds the better solution?

        Renu Virmani
    14. -

      The concept of focal stenting – Lessons learned and future perspectives

        Klaus Amendt
    15. -

      TOBA study – initial results of the TACK system

        Thomas Zeller
    16. -

      Bioresorbable drug-eluting scaffolds for the SFA – new developments: The Elixir Medical program

        Dierk Scheinert
  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Extending clinical evidence with the EnligHTN renal denervation system beyond resistant hypertension

    Chairman:
    Michael Böhm, Gerd Hindricks
    Moderator:
    Konstantinos Tsioufis, Yvonne Bausback
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      How to treat: Performing renal denervation with the EnligHTN system

        Yvonne Bausback
    3. -

      The EnligHTN clinical evidence series and the EnligHTNment trial

        Michael Böhm
    4. -

      Potential effect of concommitant renal denervation and cardiac ablation in the treatment of atrial fibrillation

        Gerd Hindricks
    5. -

      Favourable effects of multi-electrode renal sympathetic denervation on left ventricular mass, diastolic function, and neurohormonal activation

        Konstantinos Tsioufis
    6. -

      Renal sympathetic denervation for treatment of metabolic syndrome associated hypertension

        Konstantinos Tsioufis
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Tutorial: Large hole closure – close with confidence

    Chairman:
    Matt Thompson, Piergiorgio Cao
    Moderator:
    Ian Loftus, John Mark Regi, Nilo Mosquera
    1. -

      Closure of large holes: What is the experience

        Ian Loftus
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    3. -

      Prostar in large holes – what are the advantages and challenges

        Matt Thompson
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      Proglide tips and tricks – dealing with challenging situations and patients

        John Mark Regi
  • - , Discussion Forum

    Debating TIPS cases, indications, data, and guidelines

    Chairman:
    Simon Olliff, Dhiraj Tripathi
    Case presenter:
    Daniel Benten, Andreas Koops
  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Japanese endovascular treatment strategies: Techniques and their outcome

    Chairman:
    Giancarlo Biamino, Kazushi Urasawa
    Moderator:
    Lawrence Garcia, Stanislav Bartus
    1. -

      Various distal puncture techniques to establish bi-directional wiring

        Hiroshi Ando
    2. -

      Duplex echo-guided wiring in BTK intervention

        Akira Miyamoto
    3. -

      Wire rendez-vous technique

        Tatsuya Nakama
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Aalst

    5. -

      Various wiring techniques for long SFA-CTO lesions

        Kazushi Urasawa
    6. -

      Long term outcome of EVT for PAD patients – Japanese evidences

        Osamu Iida
    7. -

      Questions and answers

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Anti-restenosis treatment for SFA: Defining the new standard of care

    Chairman:
    Yann Gouëffic
    Moderator:
    Patrick Peeters, Stephan Duda, Arne Schwindt, Thomas Zeller
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Evidence to support a standard of care: ILLUMENATE study series

        Patrick Peeters
    3. -

      ILLUMENATE First in human 12-month outcomes

        Stephan Duda
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      Approaching the complex SFA lesion with stents

        Arne Schwindt
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Palermo

    7. -

      Beating the plaque burden with directional arterectomy: DEFINITIVE AR acute outcomes

        Thomas Zeller
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Scrub in with the experts: Venous embolisation therapy

    live from Galway:
    Gerard O'Sullivan
    Chairman:
    Fabrizio Fanelli
    Moderator:
    Klaus Mathias
    1. -

      Role of CT/MR for obstructive or varicose pelvic veins

        Hanno Hoppe
    2. -

      Indications and techniques for pelvic vein embolisation

        Gerard O'Sullivan
  • - , Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts: Advanced techniques for revascularisation of supra-aortic arteries

    live from Palermo:
    Antonio Micari
    live from Berlin:
    Ralf Langhoff
    Chairman:
    Steve Ramee, Giancarlo Biamino
    Moderator:
    Zoran Milosevic, Nick Cheshire
    1. -

      Flash presentation: Patient selection, techniques and armamentarium: Lessons learned after CREST

        William Gray
    2. -

      Flash presentation: Rationale and evidence for unconventional access during CAS

        Piero Montorsi
    3. -

      Flash presentation: How to optimize CAS results in soft plaque and recent stroke

        Piotr Odrowaz-Pieniazek
    4. -

      Flash presentation: Can robotic assistance be helpful to navigate through complex arch anatomies and make CAS safer?

        Nick Cheshire