LINC 2016 programme

Find all topics and speakers listed below.

Conference day 2

  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    Symposium: The evolution of peripheral arterial interventions and the revolution in drug eluting technologies

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Panel:
    Michael Lichtenberg, Nicolas Shammas, Jaydeep Kokate, Thomas Zeller
    1. -

      Introduction by the moderator

    2. -

      State of play – contemporary use of DCB and Ranger Investigator Sponsored Research

        Michael Lichtenberg
    3. -

      Hello again – re-intervention strategies for sub-optimal results of current technologies

        Nicolas Shammas
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Berlin

    5. -

      Eluvia – designing a revolutionary drug eluting stent for SFA intervention

        Jaydeep Kokate
    6. -

      Setting a new benchmark – Eluvia clinical results and ongoing studies

        Thomas Zeller
    7. -

      Conclusion by the moderator

  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    EVAR solutions for the challenging aortic neck: Chimneys, fenestration and beyond

    Moderator:
    Giovanni Torsello
    Panel:
    Ross Milner, Piergiorgio Cao, Piotr Kasprzak, Reza Ghotbi, Sebastian Debus, Patrick Kelly
    1. -

      Innovative software to calculate aortic neck sealing post EVAR and to predict late endograft failure

        Jean-Paul de Vries
    2. -

      The PERICLES registry: Outcome of chimney-EVAR in 513 patients from 13 centers

        Konstantinos Donas
    3. -

      The PROTAGORAS study: Combined use of Endurant AAA device and balloon-expandable chimney grafts

        Giovanni Torsello
    4. -

      Rationale for use of suprarenal vs. infrarenal devices for application of chEVAR technique

        Ross Milner
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    6. -

      Anaconda™ stent graft in short infrarenal necks: From imaging to clinical results

        Robbert Meerwaldt
    7. -

      EVAS in juxta-renal and supra-renal aneurysms

        Matt Thompson
    8. -

      Recorded case – EVAS chimney procedure

        Michel Reijnen
    9. -

      Chimney EVAR vs. fenestrated EVAR for juxtarenal aneurysms

        Eric Ducasse
    10. -

      Midterm outcome of EndoAnchors for the prevention of endoleak and stent-graft migration in patients with challenging proximal aortic neck anatomy

        Bart Muhs
  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Embolization therapy for visceral aneurysms, bleeding and beyond

    Moderator:
    Marc Sapoval, Ulf Teichgräber
    Panel:
    Ayman Al-Sibaie, Peter Huppert, Klaus Mathias, Jochen Fuchs
    1. -

      The toolbox for embolization therapy: Liquid embolics, coils, plugs, particles

        Marc Sapoval
    2. -

      Endovascular techniques for treatment of visceral aneurysms

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      Emergency embolization for acute trauma-induced bleeding

        Christian Rosenberg
    5. -

      Embolization therapy for non-traumatic bleeding

        Peter Huppert
    6. -

      Prophylactic transcatheter embolization in peptic ulcer bleeding – a new gold standard?

        Steffen Basche
    7. -

      Uterine embolization: techniques and outcome

        Stephan Zangos
    8. -

      Prostate embolization

        João Martins Pisco
    9. -

      Embolization in erectyle dysfunction due to venous leakage

        René Aschenbach
  • - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Deep dive session: Lower limb interventions

    Moderator:
    Jihad Mustapha, Kazushi Urasawa
    Panel:
    Miguel Montero-Baker, Yoshimitsu Soga
    1. -

      FOCUS ON CALCIFICATION AND VESSEL PREPARATION

    2. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    3. -

      The impact of calcified plaque revealed by Angioscope in PAD lesions

        Daisuke Kamoi
    4. -

      Optical coherence tomography for differentiation of lesion morphology in peripheral vessels

        Marianne Brodmann
    5. -

      Proposal of a new criteria of SFA calcification with multi-modality evaluation – a prospective multi center analysis

        Masahiko Fujihara
    6. -

      Peripheral arterial calcium scoring systems: Useful tool or meaningless?

        Ulrich Beschorner
    7. -

      Calcium removal and plaque modification with rotational atherectomy in the era of DEB and contemporary stenting for femoro-popliteal disease

        Tom Shimshak
    8. -

      Utility of orbital atherectomy in calcified vessels

        George Adams
    9. -

      Vessel preparation with scoring balloons prior to DCB or stenting

        Erwin Blessing
    10. -

      Live case transmission from Dendermonde

    11. -

      FOCUS ON ADVANCED ACCESS AND WIRING TECHNIQUES

    12. -

      Retrograde access as the primary approach for peripheral interventions

        Micah Watts
    13. -

      Ultrasound guided access in CLI: 700 patients from Prime Registry

        Larry Diaz-Sandoval
    14. -

      A novel IVUS guided parallel wire technique for achieving intra-luminal angioplasty of femoro-popliteal CTO lesion

        Yoshinori Tsubakimoto
    15. -

      Wire tracking methods in BTK CTO lesion without distal channel

        Sang Ho Park
    16. -

      Ultrasound guidance for peripheral CTO treatment

        Jihad Mustapha
    17. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    18. -

      Retrograde access for recanalization of complex femoro-popliteal occlusions: technical specifications and results in 100+ consecutive cases

        Erwin Blessing
    19. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Electronic posters will be displayed from 08:00 – 18:00 in front of Main Arena 1

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Moderated poster round: Challenging cases: Endovascular surgery - aortic – Part I

    Juror:
    Dieter Raithel, Karin Brachmann
    1. -

      TEVAR with total debranching in huge behcet left subclavian aneurysm (staged procedure) - A. Abdulbaky

    2. -

      Tuberculous aortic aneurysm – a complex endovascular approach - N. Camacho

    3. -

      Stented graft for endovascular treatment of traumatic high flow AV fistula: observations, and useful tips - M. Mabrouk

    4. -

      Successful endovascular stenting for symptomatic isolated spontaneous celiac artery dissection: a case report - S. Y. C. Pang

    5. -

      Intraoperative and late open conversion after EVAR procedures with different types of endograft: technical tips and surgical options - Dr. Mazzaccaro

    6. -

      Successful endovascular treatment of an aortic pseudoaneurysm after esophageal perforation induced by ingestion of a monitor lizard bone - S. Saemu

    7. -

      Resuscitative balloon occlusion of the aorta: a complex case in prioritization - J. Siddiqui

    8. -

      When the aneurysm growth surpasses the value of TEVAR custom made device - A. Abdulbaky

    9. -

      Aortic rupture following an EVAR secondary to graft erosion - I. Banzic

    10. -

      Hybrid procedure for a double thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms - A. Farghaly

    11. -

      Challenging retrograde embolization to treat expanding internal iliac aneurysm after surgical repair - A. Ferreira

    12. -

      Endovascular treatmant of acute Type B aortic dissection in patient with postductal aortic coarctation - M. E. Garcia Reyes

    13. -

      Visceral revascularization by snorkel technique traversing false lumen to true lumen during TEVAT for Type aortic dissection - M. Haggag

    14. -

      Successful treatment of traumatic aortic rupture by endovascular stent - R. Jambunathan

    15. -

      Late Type IIIb endoleak with an endurant endograft: coil embolisation - Y. Onal

    16. -

      Bespoke thoracic aortic endografting for an aneurysmal right sided arch and aberrant left subclavian artery - P. Sharma

    17. -

      Endovascular challenge – ruptured descending thoracic aortic aneurysm with hostile anatomy - J. Sousa Ferreira

    18. -

      Unconventional hybrid repair for TAAA - S. Fazzini

    19. -

      EVAR, angulated neck, small access - S. Fazzini

    20. -

      Endovascular management of pseudoaneurysms following open abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery – M. Rahmatzadeh

    21. -

      Clinical case of endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm - A. Karpenko

  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    Venous interventions: Current status and open questions

    Moderator:
    Gary Ansel, Iris Baumgartner
    Panel:
    Michael Jaff, Rupert Bauersachs, Michael Lichtenberg, Cees Wittens, William Gray, Ralf Kolvenbach
    1. -

      Intervention for DVT and PE – a revolution in the making

        Michael Jaff
    2. -

      Status of anticoagulation therapy in 2016: Is there a need for venous revascularization?

        Rupert Bauersachs
    3. -

      Current evidence for deep venous interventions

        Iris Baumgartner
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Berne

    5. -

      Techniques for thrombus removal in acute DVT

        Michael Lichtenberg
    6. -

      Interventions in the chronic setting with post-thrombotic syndrome

        Cees Wittens
    7. -

      Thrombus removal in acute pulmonary embolism – when and how?

        Kenneth Rosenfield
    8. -

      Innovative endovascular approach to pulmonary embolism by ultrasound enhanced thrombolysis

        Ralf Kolvenbach
    9. -

      Endovenous interventions for varicose vein disease – current status

        Raghu Kolluri
    10. -

      Discussion

  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Aorfix & Altura Innovations – patient focussed technologies

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Panel:
    Andrew Holden, Mahmoud Malas
    1. -

      Introducing Altura: the new innovative ultra-low profile aortic stent graft

        Dierk Scheinert
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    3. -

      Early experience and clinical data with the Altura AAA stent graft. Announcing the new Altura registry ‘Altitude’

        Albrecht H. Krämer
    4. -

      Aorfix: a proven AAA therapy, treats the simplest to the most complex anatomies with the advanced INTELLIFLEX LP delivery system

        Andrew Holden
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      Clinical data update: Aorfix PYTHAGORAS US trial three year outcomes and longer term European data

        Mahmoud Malas
  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Symposium: Endovascular trauma management and endoleak management

    Moderator:
    Marcus Treitl
    Panel:
    Thomas Larzon, Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    1. -

      Introduction by the moderator

    2. -

      Type I and II endoleak management

        Marcus Treitl
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    4. -

      Endovascular trauma management

        Thomas Larzon
    5. -

      Embolization in emergency setting – how to treat

        Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

  • - , Room 4 - Discussion Forum

    Making the most out of my guide wire

    Moderator:
    Jos van den Berg
    Discussant:
    Brian DeRubertis, Marco Manzi, Erwin Blessing, Roberto Ferraresi
    1. -

      GW technologies

        Jos van den Berg
    2. -

      GW selection criteria

        Brian DeRubertis
    3. -

      Illustrative case 1 SFA

        Erwin Blessing
    4. -

      Illustrative case 2 BTK

        Marco Manzi
  • - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Clinical trial design session

    Moderator:
    Marianne Brodmann, Peter Schneider
    1. -

      How to set-up randomized trials: superiority vs. non-inferiority designs

        William Gray
    2. -

      Are RCT always needed: experience with objective performance criteria (OPC)

        Peter Schneider
    3. -

      The relevance and limitations of angiographic endpoints

        Ulrich Beschorner
    4. -

      Ultrasound vs. angiographic follow-up: What is appropriate for which vascular bed?

        Marianne Brodmann
    5. -

      Vessel calcification: Any consensus on reporting standards?

        Fabrizio Fanelli
    6. -

      Clinical study essentials – what’s really needed? – A. Talen

    7. -

      Electronic data capture: Is there an easy way for physician initiated research?

        Marc Bosiers
    8. -

      The future is wearables: How technology will transform data collection – B. Segers

    9. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Deep dive session: Lower limb interventions

    Moderator:
    Jos van den Berg, Francesco Liistro
    Panel:
    Massimiliano Fusaro, Hans Krankenberg, Johannes Lammer, Erich Minar
    1. -

      FOCUS ON NEW TECHNOLOGIES, DRUG-ELUTING DEVICES AND NEW STUDY RESULTS

    2. -

      Rationale and likely mechanism of action of paclitaxel-coated balloons – U. Speck

    3. -

      Pre-clinical comparison of drug coated balloons - R. Virmani

    4. -

      Is there a clinical class effect of drug-coated balloons in peripheral arteries

        Marianne Brodmann
    5. -

      Real world comparison of IN.PACT vs. Lutonix DCB in complex lesions

        Sabine Steiner
    6. -

      BTK interventions: is the use of drug-eluting technologies justified?

        Massimiliano Fusaro
    7. -

      iVascular coating technology on Luminor: the latest generation DEB

        Vicente Riambau
    8. -

      DCB as the primary option in de-novo-lesions – the way to go? – M. Vosseler

    9. -

      DEB versus POBA for postdilatation of SFA stenting – the Freeway trial

        Johannes Lammer
    10. -

      Real world outcomes of SFA stenting with drug-eluting stents

        Jason Lee
    11. -

      Angiographic dissection pattern post balloon angioplasty in superficial femoral artery lesions – a retrospective multi center analysis

        Masahiko Fujihara
    12. -

      Economic viability of endovascular interventions for SFA and Infra-popliteal PAD. Balancing cost of interventions and duration of patency

        Paramjit Chopra
    13. -

      IN.PACT SFA health economic study: DCB cost-effectiveness analysis at 2 years follow-up

        David Cohen
    14. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    Symposium: How to treat complex peripheral lesions with confidence

    Moderator:
    Daniele Savio
    Panel:
    Michel Reijnen, Peter Soukas, Fabien Thaveau, Jeffrey Y. Wang, Darren Schneider
    1. -

      Introduction by the moderator

    2. -

      Treating challenging lesions: the importance of flexibility and accuracy

        Fabien Thaveau
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      In-stent restenosis: What is the impact of reintervention? What is the choice of therapy costing you?

        Jeffrey Y. Wang
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Dendermonde

    6. -

      Lessons learnt when treating complex lesions using an endoluminal bypass

        Darren Schneider
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion by the moderator

  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    25 years of EVAR: How far have we come, remaining controversies and what's on the horizon?

    Moderator:
    Frank Veith, Martin Malina
    Panel:
    Roger Greenhalgh, Martin Storck, Matt Thompson, Marc van Sambeek, Thomas Larzon, Andrea Stella
    1. -

      15-year EVAR 1 follow-up – benchmark for newer technologies

        Roger Greenhalgh
    2. -

      4 year results from the OVATION pivotal trial

        Venkatesh Ramaiah
    3. -

      The INCRAFT Innovation study – a 4 year update

        Giovanni Pratesi
    4. -

      Indications and results of EVAR in short necks: A subgroup analysis of 900 EVAR cases

        Konstantinos Donas
    5. -

      How a next generation device enables the effective treatment of challenging aortic anatomy?

        Andrea Stella
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    7. -

      Gender-specific risks for EVAR: Can the outcome be improved for female patients?

        Martin Storck
    8. -

      Is it time to revisit the threshold for intervention in AAA?

        Matt Thompson
    9. -

      Are national population-based AAA screening programmes too challenging for public health systems?

        Vicente Riambau
    10. -

      Discussion

  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Interventional treatment approaches for oncological patients and portal hypertension

    Moderator:
    Peter Huppert, João Martins Pisco
    Panel:
    René Aschenbach, Maria Schoder, Marc Sapoval, Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
    1. -

      State of the art treatment options for primary liver malignancies and metastatic disease

        Peter Huppert
    2. -

      Conventional TACE vs. drug-eluting beads

        Ulf Teichgräber
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    4. -

      Selective internal radiotherapy treatment

        Michael Moche
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      Renal embolization: Current indications and techniques

        Emanuele Boatta
    7. -

      Recorded case from Heidelberg: Chemo saturation

    8. -

      Splenic embolization for hypersplenism, portal hypertension and liver transplant patients

        Jochen Fuchs
  • - , Room 4 - Discussion Forum

    VIVA @ LINC: Strategies on the front line - triumph or tragedy

    Moderator:
    Michael Dake
    Discussant:
    Gary Ansel, Michael Jaff, Raghu Kolluri, Sean Lyden, Martin Werner
    1. -

      This is a case-based session focusing on what we like best...real cases with challenges and complications that make the experts sweat. In this amphitheater setting, audience participation is encouraged and step-by-step case management is featured and discussed. This round room setting is dedicated to controversial or interactive talk-show-like sessions.

  • - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Clinical trial update - Study concepts and ongoing research

    Moderator:
    Iris Baumgartner, William Gray, Peter Schneider
    1. -

      DISCOVER trial: A RCT comparing bare-metal balloon expandable stents and covered balloon-expandable stents in advanced PAOD of the common iliac artery - J. A. Bekken

    2. -

      The BIOFLEX-COF study: Influence of chronic outward force of nitinol stents in de-novo SFA lesions on restenosis - M. A. Funovics

    3. -

      A unique study device using a distinctive trial design: The Tack optimized balloon angioplasty study using the Tack Endovascular System (TOBA II)

        William Gray
    4. -

      SWEDEPAD: A multicenter register-based RCT comparing drug-eluting technology (DCB and DES) vs. non-drug-eluting technology in PAOD - M. Falkenberg

    5. -

      The LIMBO trial: a RCT investigating adventitial dexamethasone infusion to prevent restenosis in BTK arteries utilizing a novel angiographic endpoint

        Ulrich Beschorner
    6. -

      EffPac trial: Study design and status report

        Ulf Teichgräber
    7. -

      VOYAGER trial: RCT investigating the efficacy and safety of rivaroxaban to reduce the risk of major thrombotic vascular events in patients with symptomatic PAOD undergoing revascularization – the concept of an event driven trial

        Rupert Bauersachs
    8. -

      The BEST-CLI trial: Study concept and current status

        Kenneth Rosenfield
    9. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Moderated poster round: Original research: Endovascular surgery - aortic, EVAR, PVD aorto iliac

    Juror:
    Frank Vermassen, Jan Brunkwall
    1. -

      EVAS and AAA treatmanet - R. Gattuso

    2. -

      Outcome of endovascular aortic repair (EVAR and TEVAR): single centre experience - B. Ghoneim

    3. -

      EVAR out-side ifu. single centre egyptian experience - M. Haggag

    4. -

      Endovascular repair in 36 patients with aorto-iliac aneurysms in vascular and endovascular surgery division faculty of medicine University of Indonesia - I. Jamtani

    5. -

      Imaging after endovascular sealing using the Nellix sac enchoring device - T. ter Mors

    6. -

      Initial experience with the treatment of extensive iliac artery aneurysms using the Nellix device - M. Youssef

    7. -

      Validation of pre-procedural aortic aneurysm volume calculations to estimate procedural fill volume of endobags in endovascular aortic sealing - J. Boersen

    8. -

      Mortality predictors in urgent aneurysms: hematologic and renal (dys)function - M. Vieira

    9. -

      TEVAR for acute complicated Type B aortic dissection, midterm follow up - M. Haggag

    10. -

      EVAR complications related to high velocity traumas: mith or reality? - G. Galzerano

    11. -

      Radiological evaluation of ADULT aortic coarctation and its Impact on the chosen modality of treatment - M. Haggag

    12. -

      Preliminary results in the treatment of abdominal aoritc aneurysms using low-profile endografts - D. Mazzaccaro

    13. -

      Aortic curvature as a predictor of intraoperative Type IA endoleak - R. Schuurmann

    14. -

      Iliac arteries morphological features as determinant of outcome after Standard EVAR procedures - P. Sirignano

    15. -

      Aneurysmal sac volume and diameter evolution in the post-operative EVAR patient - J. Sousa Ferreira

    16. -

      Cost-effectiveness of pEVAR - M. Vieira

    17. -

      Safety and feasibility of single suture-mediated closure system in patients undergoing TAVI with 14-F expandable sheath - A. Cioppa

    18. -

      Endovascular repair of para-anastomotic aneurysm - D. van der Horst

    19. -

      Endovascular treatment of Behcet’s peripheral aneurysm: A prospective comparative study to open repair - M. Soliman

    20. -

      Radiation awareness for endovascular abdominal procedures in the hybrid OR: an instant patient chart of the deterministc radiation risks - Q. de Ruiter

    21. -

      Clinical predictors of post-EVAR mortality - J. Oliveira-Pinto

    22. -

      Preoperative simulation of the optimal C-arm position by use of a computed tomography post-processing software reduces radiation and contrast medium exposure during EVAR procedures - E. Stahlberg

    23. -

      Clinical case of endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm - P. Ignatenko

    24. -

      Use of a low-profile stent in atherosclerotic iliac artery disease: the results of 4-first (4-French iliac revascularization with low-profile stent technology) registry - N. Troisi

    25. -

      Prognostic value of pre-procedural computed tomography angiography in patients undergoing endovascular therapy for iliac artery diseases - Y.-G. Ko

    26. -

      Preliminary results of Kissing stent technique - J. J. Shahri

  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Scrub in with the experts: Practical implantation of INCRAFT, an ultra low profile device

    live from Berne:
    Dai-Do Do
    Moderator:
    Giovanni Pratesi
    Panel:
    Ralf Kolvenbach, Philipp Schäfer
    1. -

      Flash presentation: My first practical experience with INCRAFT

        Ralf Kolvenbach
    2. -

      Flash presentation: Improved percutaneous efficiency with an ultra low profile device

        Philipp Schäfer
  • - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    My most difficult fempop case – how did I treat

    Moderator:
    Gary Ansel
    Panel:
    Iris Baumgartner, Dierk Scheinert, Thomas Zeller, Craig Walker, Lawrence Garcia
    1. -

      Case reviews:

        Erwin Blessing, Brian DeRubertis, Yann Gouëffic, Steven Kum, Andrej Schmidt, Ramon Varcoe
  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Lunch symposium: Get started in deep venous treatment

    Panel:
    Carsten Arnoldussen, Gerard O'Sullivan
    1. -

      Starting with deep venous treatment

        Carsten Arnoldussen
    2. -

      Tips and tricks

        Gerard O'Sullivan
    3. -

      Questions and answers

  • - , Room 4 - Discussion Forum

    CICE @ LINC: Cost effective off-the-shelf solutions for challenging situations in EVAR

    Moderator:
    Armando Lobato
    Discussant:
    Michael Dake
    1. -

      The clinical utility of parallel grafts, snorkels and chimneys to solve challenging situations

        Armando Lobato
    2. -

      Long-term results of parallel grafts in the aortic arch

        Mario Lachat
    3. -

      Clinical and technical advantages of parallel grafts in treatment of failed EVAR and Type I endoleaks

        Giovanni Torsello
    4. -

      Home-made fenestration vs. regular fenestration: Is there a difference?

        Eric Ducasse
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Lunch symposium: BeGraft – First experiences with a unique covered stent

    Moderator:
    Marc Bosiers
    Panel:
    Jörg Teßarek, Johannes Kalder, Sebastian Büchert
    1. -

      Stent design and technical aspects

        Jörg Teßarek
    2. -

      BeGraft in complex endovascular procedures

        Johannes Kalder
    3. -

      Actual information on BeGraft

        Sebastian Büchert
    4. -

      First 6-month results of the BeGraft peripheral PMCF trial

        Marc Bosiers
  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    Latest pharmacological innovations for peripheral arterial disease: How to optimize the outcome of peripheral revascularization?

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Panel:
    Michael Jaff, Frans Moll, Rupert Bauersachs, Marco Roffi, Dariusz Dudek
    1. -

      Introduction by the moderator

    2. -

      What is best medical therapy in PAOD and is there a need for better concepts and more data?

        Michael Jaff
    3. -

      The EPAD-Study: RCT comparing endoxaban and aspirin to clopidogrel and aspirin in SFA and proximal popliteal interventions

        Frans Moll
    4. -

      The VOYAGER trial: RCT investigating the efficacy and safety of rivaroxaban to reduce the risk of major thrombotic vascular events in patients with symptomatic PAOD undergoing revascularization

        Rupert Bauersachs
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    Symposium: LUTONIX® DCB – clinical evidence and real life experiences in SFA, BTK & AV indications

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Panel:
    Fabrizio Fanelli, Sabine Steiner
    1. -

      A study of downstream events of the two leading DCBs on the market - R. Virmani

    2. -

      LUTONIX® DCB in SFA – insights of the LEVANT 2 & real world outcomes from the global registry

        Fabrizio Fanelli
    3. -

      LUTONIX® DCB in SFA – insights of the LEVANT 2 German cohort

        Dierk Scheinert
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      LUTONIX® DCB in BTK – Update on the BTK clinical program & single center experience

        Sabine Steiner
    6. -

      LUTONIX® DCB in AV access – a single center experience

        Dimitrios Karnabatidis
    7. -

      LUTONIX® DCB in AV access – a single center experience

        Kate Steiner
  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Successful strategies to reduce complications in endovascular procedures

    Moderator:
    Eric Verhoeven
    Panel:
    Ulf Teichgräber, Guiseppe Panuccio, Philipp Geisbüsch, Sven Seifert
    1. -

      Results of CO2 imaging with new CO2 injector

        Ulf Teichgräber
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    3. -

      Reduction of contrast medium by fusion imaging

        Guiseppe Panuccio
    4. -

      Strategies for dose reduction in EVAR

        Eric Verhoeven
    5. -

      Fusion imaging combined with CO2 angiography and extra-low dose protocols during EVAR

    6. -

      Results with intra operative 3D angiography

        Philipp Geisbüsch
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    8. -

      New diagnostic possibilities in detecting endoleaks after EVAR using fusion of contrast-enhanced ultrasound and native CT scan

        Sven Seifert
  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    VIVA @ LINC - Alternative approaches: Complex aortoiliac occlusive disease

    Moderator:
    Gary Ansel
    Panel:
    Theodosios Bisdas, Sean Lyden, Kenneth Rosenfield, Peter Schneider
    1. -

      Strategy and technical tips: Endovascular management of TASC D aortoiliac lesions

        Gary Ansel
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Kingsport

    3. -

      Lower extremity ischemia due to aortic dissection and other unusual causes

        Kenneth Rosenfield
    4. -

      Open repair, both in line and extra-anatomic: When is it indicated and what are the results?

        Peter Schneider
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Kingsport

    6. -

      Options for managing combined iliac and common femoral disease

        Theodosios Bisdas
  • - , Room 4 - Discussion Forum

    New horizons in the treatment of AAA and TAAA

    Moderator:
    Robert Rhee
    Discussant:
    Andrew Winterbottom, Jörg Heckenkamp, Pierre Galvagni Silveira
    1. -

      The GORE® EXCLUDER® Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis: Feasibility and utility to preserve internal iliac arteries

        Andrew Winterbottom
    2. -

      Current and next generation AAA Endografts to treat simple to complex anatomies

        Jörg Heckenkamp
    3. -

      A new off-the-shelf branched Gore endograft for TAAA: early clinical experience

        Pierre Galvagni Silveira
  • - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Basics you need to know about vascular malformation

    Moderator:
    Iris Baumgartner, Wayne Yakes
    Panel:
    Raul Mattassi, Jocelyn Brookes, Walter Wohlgemuth, Robert Vogelzang, Emmanuel Houdart
    1. -

      Introduction by the moderator

    2. -

      Venous malformations

        Krassi Ivancev
    3. -

      Localized intravascular coagulopathy in venous malformations

        Iris Baumgartner
    4. -

      Case presentations

        Iris Baumgartner, Krassi Ivancev
    5. -

      Combined malformation - Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome

        Raul Mattassi
    6. -

      Case presentation

        Raul Mattassi
    7. -

      The Houdart CNS AVM classification, the Do peripheral AVM classification, and the Yakes AVM classification and its therapeutic implications

        Wayne Yakes
    8. -

      Case presentations – AVM 1: Transvenous endovascular and percutaneous treatment

        Robert Vogelzang
    9. -

      Case presentations – AVM 1: Intraosseous AVM

        Wayne Yakes
    10. -

      Case presentations – AVM 1: AVMs of the foot

        Iris Baumgartner
    11. -

      AVM: old things that need to be remembered

        Emmanuel Houdart
    12. -

      Case presentations – AVM 2: Cerebrovascular

        Andreas Saleh
    13. -

      Case presentations – AVM 2: Head and neck

        Jocelyn Brookes
    14. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    15. -

      Treatment of congenital vascular malformations in children

        Walter Wohlgemuth
    16. -

      Case presentation: pediatric patients

        Walter Wohlgemuth
    17. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Selected original research abstracts – supraaortic and venous

    Moderator:
    Klaus Mathias, Sumaira Macdonald
    1. -

      A new mini-invasive carotid endarterectomy by Semieversion – B. Migliara

    2. -

      Endovascular treatment of the subclavian arteries steno-occlusive disease – A. Karpenko

    3. -

      Incidence and prognosis of plaque protrusion during carotid artery stenting – K. Takayama

    4. -

      A parallel observational comparative study of cervical carotid artery stenting approach vs. groin approach vs. carotid endarterectomy in high-risk patients – A 12 year‘s experience – W. Tawfick

    5. -

      Long-term outcomes of endovascular treatment for subclavian artery disease in chronic hemodialysis patients – Y. Shintani

    6. -

      Retrospective analysis of the efficacy and safety of interventional techniques in the treatment of severe, acute pulmonary embolism

        Thomas Heller
    7. -

      The efficacy and safety of endovascular mechanical fragmentation with thrombolytic therapy in patients with acute massive pulmonary embolism – A. Karpenko

    8. -

      Iliac vein stenting for the secondary lymphedema of lower extremity resulting from pelvic radiotherapy – WH. Hsu

    9. -

      Update on the VIRTUS trial: Early experience of VICI VENOUS STENT in patients with chronic nonmalignant obstruction of the iliofemoral venous segment

        Stephen Black
    10. -

      Early single-centre comparative results on non-termal ablation of symptomatic I incompetent great saphenous veins: Cyanoacrylate glue (VenaSeal®) versus mechanicochemical ablation (ClariVein) – Y. Law

    11. -

      Comparison of the efficacy, safety, the primary and secondary technical success of the endovenous non-thermal, tumescensless mechanochemical ablation of varicous veins with the subjective outcome using different score-systems – C. Teichert

    12. -

      Sealing veins with the VenaSeal® – closure system: 3-years study: results for 886 treated truncal veins – U. T. Zierau

    13. -

      Cerebral embolic protection in thoracic aortic stentgrafting - G. Grover

    14. -

      4 year series of 114 consecutive patients treated for massive/submissive PE with Lytics

        Mark Goodwin
    15. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Moderated poster round: Original research: PVD below the knee and femoro-popliteal

    Juror:
    Felix Mahler, Lawrence Garcia
    1. -

      Utility of DEBs in the treatment of restenosis after deep venous arterialisation - D. Lim

    2. -

      Below the knee angioplasty in patients with indication of major Amputation due to critical limb ischemia - A. P. Mollon

    3. -

      Twelve-month outcomes of stenting versus standard balloon angioplasty for the below-the-knee arterial disease patients underwent percutaneous transluminal angioplasty

        Seung-Woon Rha
    4. -

      Impact of pedal arch quality on tissues loss and time to healing in diabetic patients with critical limb ischemia undergone endovascular revascularization - N. Troisi

    5. -

      Percutaneous ballon angioplasty of infrapopliteal lesions for critical limb ischemia. One center experience - M. Garnica Ureña

    6. -

      Peroneal artery gate for PTA of tibial arteries in beyond TASC infrapopliteal lesions - M. Haggag

    7. -

      Cutting- & DCB-balloon in fem-pop-lesions - M. Baumhäkel

    8. -

      Percutaneous angioplasty with drug eluting balloon for infra-inguinal venous bypass stenosis - A. Kerzmann

    9. -

      A vascular network‘s experience of the novel GORE® TIGRIS® stent in the Treatment of atherosclerotic popliteal arterial disease - D. Banfield

    10. -

      Supera stent. Two years experience in severe femoropopliteal disease - J. Gomez

    11. -

      The use of an innovative balloon catheter (CHOCOLATE) in femoro-popliteal occlusive disease - W. Mansour

    12. -

      Performance of Luminor drug eluting balloon for revascularization in chronic limb ischemia: a Spanish prospective multicenter registry

        Vicente Riambau
    13. -

      One year outcomes for Paclitaxel-eluting stent Implantation for complex SFA lesions - A. Roy

    14. -

      Early results of the use of a next generation drug coated balloon for the treatment of femoropopliteal atherosclerotic lesions

        Peter Goverde
    15. -

      The AURORAA registry: 4 year results using interwoven nitinol stents for extensive distal femoropopliteal occlusive disease

        Peter Goverde
    16. -

      EVT for CFA - M. Utsunomiya

    17. -

      Impact of lateral angiograms with the knee joint bent after popliteal artery stenting - M. Planert

    18. -

      Combined use of directional atherectomy and drug coated balloon for the endovascular treatment of common femoral artery disease: one year outcomes of 30 consecutive patients - A. Cioppa

    19. -

      OCT guided CTO crossing to minimize stenting during SFA recanalization: Ocelot case series review - R. Dhawan

    20. -

      A cost-effectiveness analysis of superficial femoral artery endovascular interventions - P. Gaines

    21. -

      Angioplasty for patients with failing infrainguinal bypasses graft, Jeddah heart institute experience for graft salvage - A. ElMarakby

    22. -

      Intermediate results of percutaneous endovascular therapy and bypass surgery of femoropopliteal occlusive disease: retrospective non-randomized study - A. ElMarakby

  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    VIVA @ LINC: Next steps in carotid revascularization

    Moderator:
    Peter Schneider
    Panel:
    William Gray, Sean Lyden, Kenneth Rosenfield, Raghu Kolluri
    1. -

      Announcement of the Vascular Career Advancement Award Recipients: R. Kolluri, Th. Bisdas

        Giancarlo Biamino, Peter Schneider
    2. -

      How should studies be designed to evaluate new carotid protection devices and stents?

        William Gray
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Kingsport

    4. -

      Is proximal protection the way forward? Options, techniques and results

        Gary Ansel
    5. -

      Will mesh covered stents help reduce the risk of stroke?

        Peter Schneider
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Kingsport

    7. -

      Carotid revascularization 20 years from now

        Kenneth Rosenfield
  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Symposium: A new look at polymer filled technology – the latest innovation from TriVascular

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Panel:
    Lieven Maene, David Minion, Gerard Mertikian
    1. -

      Protect the neck

        Lieven Maene
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    3. -

      Patency matters

        David Minion
    4. -

      Ovation: The workhorse system

        Gerard Mertikian
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    TIPS technique, status and future using the GORE® VIATORR® TIPS Endoprosthesis

    Moderator:
    Martin Rössle
    Panel:
    Geert Maleux, Romaric Loffroy, José Ignacio Bilbao Jaureguizar, Lorenzo Paolo Moramarco
    1. -

      Introduction by the moderator

    2. -

      TIPS Technique using GORE® VIATORR® TIPS Endoprosthesis

        Geert Maleux
    3. -

      Discussion

    4. -

      TIPS for variceal bleeding. A clinical update

        Romaric Loffroy
    5. -

      Discussion

    6. -

      TIPS for refractory ascites. A clinical update

        José Ignacio Bilbao Jaureguizar
    7. -

      Discussion

    8. -

      Managing Post TIPS HE. What evidence do we have?

        Lorenzo Paolo Moramarco
    9. -

      Discussion

    10. -

      Closing remarks by the moderator

  • - , Room 4 - Discussion Forum

    SITE @ LINC: Unmet needs on EVAR/TEVAR and beyond

    Moderator:
    Vicente Riambau
    Discussant:
    Michael Dake, Frans Moll, Eric Verhoeven, Nilo Mosquera, Piotr Kasprzak
    1. -

      Topic for discussion: Future approaches for paraplegia and stroke prevention in TEVAR

    2. -

      Topic for discussion: When TEVAR as a first choice for thoraco-abdominal aneurysms?

    3. -

      Topic for discussion: Is TEVAR for all Type B dissections?

    4. -

      Topic for discussion: Full endovascular approach for the arch and ascending aorta

    5. -

      Topic for discussion: Type II endoleak prevention and management: the nightmare still continues

  • - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Global Expert Exchange – Selected challenging cases – critical limb ischemia and BTK interventions

    Moderator:
    Roberto Ferraresi, Osamu Iida, Jihad Mustapha
    1. -

      Averting a BTK amputation – revascularization of a distal SFA popliteal tibial occlusion using antegrade/retrograde posterior tibial approach and placement of drug eluting stents across the knee joint

        Robert Beasley
    2. -

      Thrombolysis and T-stent technique performed in a BTK case resulted from popliteal aneurysm

        Ting Zhu
    3. -

      The case of CLI treated for ipsilateral iliac CTO, SFA and BTK lesion using switch back technique in single strategy

        Shogo Morisaki
    4. -

      Fate of classic bare metal stents placed in popliteal arterial P2 and P3 segments in Asian patients

        Sang Woo Park
    5. -

      A case of endovascular therapy of infrapopliteal arterial disease using GP IIb/IIIa inhibitor and thrombolysis in a patient with acute limb ischemia

        Chang Hoon Lee
    6. -

      Therapeutic strategy of multiple level artery occlusions in the lower limb ischemia

        Jinsong Wang
    7. -

      SFA lesions – is atherectomy superior?

        Sanjay Desai
    8. -

      Directional atherectomy for the treatment of recurrent distal anastomotic stenosis of aortobifemoral bypass with 3-year angiographic follow-up

        Eric Scott
    9. -

      External piercing technique in heavily calcified BTK lesion in a diabetic foot patient

        Seung-Woon Rha
    10. -

      A challenging case of critical limb ischemia achieving a complete below-the-ankle revascularization by using a combination of multiple bidirectional approach

        Yoshinori Tsubakimoto
    11. -

      The CHIAPAS project: Complex endovascular procedures in a challenging economical environment

        José Antonio Muñoa Prado
    12. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Moderated poster round: Challenging cases: Endovascular surgery – aortic – Part II

    Juror:
    Frank Criado, Sebastian Debus
    1. -

      PEVAR in a patient with a horseshoe kidney using a stent-graft (the OVATION prime) - A. Frantsevich

    2. -

      Alternative endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) in a complex neck Type B dissected aorta: case report and literature review - M. F. Giusti

    3. -

      Endovascular repair of a pararenal aortic aneurysm using ChEVAS as a last chance - K. E. Moncayo León

    4. -

      Transarterial treatment of Type 2 endoleak after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm - M. Namazi

    5. -

      Thoracic endovascular aortic repair for a pseudoaneurysm in a Patient with small caliber stretchable iliac with stenosis - A. Olcay

    6. -

      A case of endovascular treatment of severe graft limb kinking following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair - S.-D. Park

    7. -

      Management of complicated acute infra-renal abdominal aorta dissection - S. Sultan

    8. -

      Thoracic aorta stent grafting through transapical access for Type III endoleak due to prosthetic disconnection and severe aortic Elongation - M. M. Hernández Mateo

    9. -

      Endovascular hybrid stent-graft repair of spontaneous aorto-caval fistula with hostile anatomy of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm - M. Liu

    10. -

      EVAR using an ultra-low-profile bifurcated device is feasible with a very narrow distal aortic neck: a case study - A. Chaudhuri

    11. -

      Chimney-EVAS as a strategy for the treatment of a Type I endoleak - B. Fiorucci

    12. -

      Dealing with Type II endoleaks using ultralong Penumbra coils in a paraprosthetic way

        Sven Seifert
    13. -

      A complex case of aortic dissection: a hybrid approach - E. Yano

    14. -

      An endovascular aortic dissection approach with an ultra-low Profile stent graft - E. Yano

    15. -

      Nellix plug for false lumen occlusion in chronic dissections - C. Forssell

    16. -

      Endovascular treatment of continuing Type A dissection after ascending aorta replacement - I. Mavioglu

    17. -

      Challenging case of retrograde transcollateral embolization of a giant internal iliac artery aneurysm after aneurysm repair of the abdominal aorta - N. Eckardt

    18. -

      Operative table customized T-Branch endoproteses - G. Meirelles

    19. -

      Unusual complication of complete endovascular reconstruction of aortic bifurcation - D. Vishwanath

    20. -

      Wandering of the stent - T. Szpotan

    21. -

      Endovascular treatment of bilateral isolated internal iliac aneurysms - T. Mourão

    22. -

      Hybrid revascularization of extensive multilevel atherosclerotic lesions utilizing self-expanding interwoven nitinol stent and paclitaxel-coated balloon - A. Avetisyan

  • - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Selected original research abstracts – BTK

    Moderator:
    Brian DeRubertis, Thomas Rand, Hiroyoshi Yokoi
    1. -

      Bioabsorbable scaffold stents for the endovascular treatment of infrapopliteal lesions in critical limb ischemia

        Mohammad Ansari
    2. -

      Vital role of plastic surgeons in wound healing after endovascular revascularization for isolated infrapopliteal arterial lesions in patients with critical limb ischemia

        Masahiko Fujihara
    3. -

      Drug-coated balloons in below-the-knee arteries – data from the Heidelberg registry - F. Stoll

    4. -

      Pedal arch patency and not direct-angiosome revascularization affects outcomes in diabetic patients with foot wounds undergone endovascular revascularization - N. Troisi

    5. -

      Lesion modification with an orbital atherectomy system enhances paclitaxel distribution in calcified peripheral arteries

        Abraham Tzafriri
    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    The last frontiers: In-stent restenosis, popliteal and long lesions

    Moderator:
    Patrick Peeters, William Gray
    Panel:
    Hans Krankenberg, Peter Schneider, Roberto Ferraresi, Klaus Amendt, Johannes Lammer
    1. -

      DEBATE: MECHANICAL BARRIER VS. DRUG-ELUTION FOR TREATMENT OF IN-STENT RESTENOSIS

    2. -

      Pro drug-elution

        Hans Krankenberg
    3. -

      Pro mechanical barrier

        Peter Soukas
    4. -

      The Lutonix global drug coated balloon registry: 12 months results of the ISR subgroup

        Chris Metzger
    5. -

      Biology of in-stent restenosis and rational for debulking

        Jos van den Berg
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    7. -

      Is flexed knee study useful in popliteal artery angioplasty?

        Roberto Ferraresi
    8. -

      Spot-stenting – Multi-LOC theoretical background and first real world results

        Klaus Amendt
    9. -

      Initial results of the ZILVERPASS study: A RCT investigating the Zilver PTX DES vs. bypass surgery for femoropopliteal TASC C&D lesions

        Marc Bosiers
    10. -

      Popliteal artery lesions: How do I decide between DCB, stenting, atherectomy or bypass

        Peter Schneider
    11. -

      SuperB trial: a prospective randomized study comparing endoluminal bypass to surgery

        Michel Reijnen
    12. -

      Live case transmission from Kingsport

  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Endovascular solutions for iliac aneuryms and endoleaks after EVAR

    Moderator:
    Vicente Riambau, Frans Moll
    Panel:
    Piergiorgio Cao, Patrick Kelly, Lars Kock, Gioachino Coppi, Spiridon Botsios, Armando Lobato
    1. -

      Multicentre outcome results of Nellix EVAS for common iliac artery aneurysms

        Jean-Paul de Vries
    2. -

      Long-term results of iliac side branch devices: Experience after 240 cases

        Martin Austermann
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    4. -

      The “IceBERG” Study – Preserving the internal iliac artery

        Michel Reijnen
    5. -

      US clinical trial update on the GORE® EXCLUDER® iliac branch endoprosthesis

        Robert Rhee
    6. -

      Internal iliac artery aneurysms: When to intervene and outcomes of EVAR

        Frans Moll
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    8. -

      Selective lumbar coiling prior to EVAR – a valuable strategy to prevent type II endoleaks?

        Tim Ole Petersen
    9. -

      Different techniques to overcome hostile access vessels and secure limb perfusion

        Thomas Larzon
    10. -

      Experience with percutaneous suture systems for larger caliber vascular access

        Bruno Freitas
  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts: Pioneering revascularization strategies for TASC D+ lesions

    live from Leipzig:
    Andrej Schmidt
    Moderator:
    Lawrence Garcia, Ralf Langhoff
    Panel:
    Martin Werner, Peter Goverde, Frank Vermassen, Ralph-Ingo Rückert
    1. -

      Flash presentation – Hybrid approaches for revascularization of complex peripheral obstructions

        Daniela Branzan
    2. -

      Flash presentation – Techniques and results of percutaneous procedures for Leriche syndrome

        Andrew Holden
    3. -

      Flash presentation – The Leipzig experience of percutaneous procedures for Leriche syndrome

        Madeleine Luther