LINC 2014 Interviews

Interview with Prof. Michael Dake

Michael Dake is professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Stanford University, California. His research focuses on endovascular device development and management of aortic pathologies. Here he tells us about his decision-making around whether to use drug-eluting stents or drug eluting balloons.

Inteview with Prof. Barry Katzen

Professor Barry Katzen from the University of South Florida joins LINC Studio to discuss some of the leading innovations in the field of embolotherapy; topics for interventional radiologists to watch out for in coming years, and interdisciplinarity to optimise success in endovascular interventions.

Interview with Dr. Johannes Lammer

Professor Johannes Lammer, and director of cardiovascular and interventional radiology at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria joins LINC Studio to discuss the current status of bioabsorbable scaffolds, as well casting an expert eye over the past 10 years and the next decade.

Interview with Prof. Sumaira Macdonald

This year is the 10th anniversary of LINC. We asked attendees at the 2014 conference to share their memories of the past 10 years and thoughts for future of the meeting: Dr. Sumaira Macdonald, interventional radiologist and Chief Medical Officer, Silk Road Medical, California, US

Interview with Prof. Klaus Mathias

Professor Klaus Mathias is an interventional radiologist and neuroradiologist from Hamburg, Germany. He joins us to talk about carotid revascularization, carotid artery stenting and shares some of the highlights over the evolution of endovascular techniques.

Interview with Prof. Frans Moll

This year is the 10th anniversary of LINC. We asked attendees at the 2014 conference to share their memories of the past 10 years and thoughts for future of the meeting: Professor Frans Moll, Professor of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Interview with Prof. Krishna Rocha-Singh

Dr. Krishna Rocha-Singh is an interventional radiologist and medical director of the Prairie Research and Education Cooperative at St. John’s Hospital, in Springfield, Illinois, US. Here he discusses the status of renal denervation in the wake of the SIMPLICITY trial results.

Interview with Prof. Matt Thompson

Professor Matt Thompson is professor of vascular surgery at St. Georges Hospital, London. He joins us here at the LINC Studio to discuss rise in lower profile EVAR procedures, why TEVAR close to the arch is still a challenge, and the role of stents in type-B dissections.

Interview with Dr. Ramon Varcoe

Dr. Ramon Varcoe, endovascular surgeon from the University of New South Wales, Australia joins LINC Studio to tell us about recent progress in endovascular techniques on his side of the world, in particular lower limbs, as well as about the  first VERVE conference, a collaboration with LINC that was held in Sydney just over a month ago.

Interview with Dr. Frank Veith

This year is the 10th anniversary of LINC. We asked attendees at the 2014 conference to share their memories of the past 10 years and thoughts for future of the meeting: Dr. Frank J. Veith, Professor of Surgery and the William J. von Liebig Chair in Vascular Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic and Professor of Surgery at New York University Medical Center, US.

Interview with Prof. Eric Verhoeven

Professor Eric Verhoeven is Chief of the Department of Vascular Surgery, at the Nuremberg Clinic in Germany. Here he discusses how to manage the complexities of using fenestrated, branched grafts in EVAR.

Interview with Prof. Frank Vermassen

This year is the 10th anniversary of LINC. We asked attendees at the 2014 conference to share their memories of the past 10 years and thoughts for future of the meeting: Dr. Frank Vermassen, Professor in Vascular and Thoracic Surgery at Ghent University, Belgium