LINC 2013 Programme

Find all topics and speakers listed below.

Conference day 1

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Opening session – Pioneering techniques and innovations in endovascular interventions

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Marianne Brodmann, Giovanni Torsello, Stanislav Bartus, Ramon Varcoe, Varinder Bedi
    1. -

      Welcome and introduction by the chairman

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      Innovative techniques and new insights in endovascular aortic repair

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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Is EVAR going to resurface as a primary treatment for uncomplicated type B dissections? Long-term data from INSTEAD

        Christoph Nienaber
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      Endovascular aneurysm repair by sealing of the entire aneurysm sac + video presentation

        Jean-Paul de Vries
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      Featured research: OVATION European prospective multi center study update – results at 2 years

        Dierk Scheinert
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      The INNOVATION study: final 12 months results

        Giovanni Torsello
    8. -

      The controversy around carotid revascularization continues

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      Common believes and myths around carotid revascularization – What is true and what is false?

        Marco Roffi
    10. -

      Live case transmission from Mercogliano

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      The MICHI (Silk Road Medical) direct carotid access system

        Sumaira Macdonald
    12. -

      Renal denervation – ready for prime time?

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      Current concepts and innovative approaches for renal denervation

        Yvonne Bausback
    14. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Featured research: The Polish registry on renal denervation - first results

        Stanislav Bartus
    16. -

      Featured research: Ready for prime time? – What is there and what is missing?

        Krishna Rocha-Singh
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      “Leaving nothing behind” – the new paradigm for peripheral interventions?

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      Featured research: Biolux P1: 12 months results

        Karl-Ludwig Schulte
    19. -

      Featured research: Definitive LE: 12 months results

        Lawrence Garcia
    20. -

      Featured research: DES vs. DEB for long lesions

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      Featured research: Early insights from the ESPRIT study

        Dierk Scheinert
    22. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Featured research: Latest generation DEB: A new shellolic-acid based coating matrix for controlled bolus delivery of drug

        Jean-Paul de Vries
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      Featured research: Less invasive interventions: How feasible is the low-profile approach? 4EVER study – final results

        Marc Bosiers
  • - , Scientific Posters

    Electronic poster exhibit in front of the LINC studio

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Innovation in BTK treatment: Improving predictability and long-term outcomes

    Chairman:
    Iris Baumgartner, Ramon Varcoe
    Moderator:
    Max Amor, Eric Ducasse, Roberto Ferraresi
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Next generation access and crossing technologies

        Iris Baumgartner
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Berne

    4. -

      New findings in BTK treatment using drug eluting devices - the ETNA registry

        Pierfrancesco Veroux
    5. -

      DES in BTK: the durable solution

        Ramon Varcoe
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Real world perspectives with the Symplicity Renal Denervation System, 5 years and thousands of patients later

    Chairman:
    Krzysztof Narkiewicz
    Moderator:
    Martin Andrassy
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Symplicity Renal Denervation real world experiences: Randomized studies - past and future

        Sverre Kjeldsen
    3. -

      Symplicity Renal Denervation real world experiences: Clinical data

        Justin Davies
    4. -

      Symplicity Renal Denervation real world experiences: Clinical data

        Darren Mylotte
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Lunch

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Lunch Symposium: CLI – what can we do better?

    Chairman:
    Giovanni Torsello
    Moderator:
    Karl-Ludwig Schulte, Roberto Ferraresi, Hiroyoshi Yokoi , Juraj Madaric
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Misago – European experience

        Karl-Ludwig Schulte
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      The role of subintimal revascularization in BTK

        Roberto Ferraresi
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      Misago – Japanese experience – Osprey 1 year results

        Hiroyoshi Yokoi
    5. -

      Stem cell therapy – hope for no-option CLI patients

        Juraj Madaric
  • - , Technical Forum

    Lunch symposium Expanding the Frontier of BTK Treatment

    Chairman:
    Craig Walker
    Moderator:
    Andrej Schmidt, Flavio Airoldi
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Essential steps for BTK

        Flavio Airoldi
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      Introduction to the World’s First Tibiopedal Access Registry

        Craig Walker
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      New techniques for BTK procedures

        Andrej Schmidt
    5. -

      Questions and discussion

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: The evolving evidence of IN.PACT DEB in claudication and CLI

    Chairman:
    Erich Minar
    Moderator:
    Marianne Brodmann, Peter Schneider
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      IN.PACT pre-clinical findings

        Robert Melder
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      The value of evidence: the IN.PACT DEB case example

        Krishna Rocha-Singh
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      IN.PACT in SFA for claudicants

        Peter Gaines
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Mercogliano

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      IN.PACT in BTK for CLI

        Andrej Schmidt
    8. -

      Conclusion by the chairman

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Venous session (part I): Interventional treatment of deep vein thrombosis

    Chairman:
    Torsten Willenberg
    Moderator:
    Nils-Einar Kløw, Hannu Manninen, Robert Lookstein
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Live case transmission from Berne

    3. -

      Live-in-the-box case Maastricht: Stenting of iliac vein stenosis

        Rick de Graaf
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      Additional catheter-directed thrombolysis versus standard treatment for acute iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis

        Nils-Einar Kløw
    5. -

      AngioJet thrombectomy for acute DVT - US Experience

        Robert Lookstein
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Berne

  • - , Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts: Advanced techniques and hybrid approaches for complex aorto-iliac and femoropopliteal disease

    live from Leipzig:
    Dierk Scheinert, Daniela Branzan, Sven Bräunlich
    Chairman:
    Chris Metzger, Ramon Varcoe
    Moderator:
    Hans Krankenberg, Jean-Paul de Vries, Thomas Rand
    1. -

      Flash presentation: Optimal techniques for reconstruction of the aortic bifurcation

        Ramon Varcoe
    2. -

      Flash presentation: Hybrid techniques for complex aorto-iliac and femoral interventions

    3. -

      Flash presentation: Managing complications of complex aorto-iliac interventions

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      Featured research: “Physician initiated multi-center Belgian-German trial investigating the Terumo Misago stent in the treatment of TASC A & B iliac lesions

        Marc Bosiers
  • - , Scientific Posters

    Moderated poster round in front of the LINC studio

    Juror:
    Felix Mahler, Marco Roffi, Giovanni Torsello
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      Venous

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      Diagnostics and treatment of acute iliofemoral venous thrombosis O. Abramova

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      Venous angioplasty and stenting in haemodialysis patients M. Magdy

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      Serum endothelin 1 levels before, during and after mechanochemical endovenous ablation with foam and surgical correction of incompetent great saphenous veins M. Kendler

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      PVD Femoropopliteal

        Arne Schwindt
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      Results of the TOtal OcclusioN CrossiNg with thE OCelot SysTem II (CONNECT II) Study

        Arne Schwindt
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      DEB post stenting in the SFA – Interims results of the Freeway Stent Study

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
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      Safety and efficacy of periprocedural anticoagulation with enoxaparin in patients undergoing peripheral endovascular revascularization

        Marianne Brodmann
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      Recanalization of complex femoropopliteal occlusive disease using a retrograde pedal approach P. Mwipatayi

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      Effect of indirect methods of revascularization on hemodynamic of femoral popliteal bypass atherosclerosis – one of the most typical problems in vascular surgery A. O.M. Amro

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      Silverhawk atherectomy versus primary old balloon angioplasty (POBA) in femorpopliteal stent reobstructions – a randomized controlled pilot trial

        Marianne Brodmann
    12. -

      Comparison of the radiation dose regarding the type of percutaneous intervention coronary vs. peripheral angioplasty M. Brzezinski

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      Endovascular treatment of common femoral artery obstructions for critical limb ischemia K. Hozawa

    14. -

      Role of endovascular therapy in flush superficial femoral artery (SFA) occlusions H. Elwan

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      PVD aorto-iliac

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      Placement of hemoparin-coated stents in the iliac arteries: early experience and midterm results in 28 patients P. Kalmar

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      PVD below-the-knee

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      Assessment of limb salvage in single peroneal run-off versus single tibial run-off in critical limb ischemia patients with complex lesions W. Eldaly

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      Subsequent open surgical revascularization following an initial endovascular approach for critical limb ischemia F. Mussa

    20. -

      Supra-aortic/carotid

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      The choice of an open (stent-0) vs. closed (stent-c) cell stent design for carotid artery stenting (CAS) may impact the carotid artery shape and flow M. De Beule

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      Treat, test, or neither? A decision analysis for carotid revascularization decisions based on cerebrovascular reserve status F. Mussa

    23. -

      Virtual stent insertion in patient-spacific cerebral aneurysms: how close can we get F. Iannacone

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Critical limb ischemia management – A global challenge

    Chairman:
    Michael Edmonds, Roberto Ferraresi
    Moderator:
    Peter Schneider, Paresh Pai, Osamu Iida, Carlo Caravaggi
    1. -

      The global diabetic foot epidemic: Diabetic foot disease trends and therapy programs in the US

    2. -

      The global diabetic foot epidemic: Adverse event predictors after BTK angioplasty in CLI: Findings from Japan

        Osamu Iida
    3. -

      The global diabetic foot epidemic: How we manage the Indian diabetic foot epidemic

        Paresh Pai
    4. -

      The global diabetic foot epidemic: Discussion

    5. -

      Translating pioneering revascularization techniques into clinical routine: The Japanese technique for BTK-CTOs

        Hiroyoshi Yokoi
    6. -

      Translating pioneering revascularization techniques into clinical routine: Live case transmission from Mercogliano

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      Translating pioneering revascularization techniques into clinical routine: BTK interventions: When to dare and when to stop

        Marco Manzi
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      Translating pioneering revascularization techniques into clinical routine: Experience, plain balloon and stents…: How to succeed with what we have while waiting for what we would like to have

        Peter Schneider
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      Translating pioneering revascularization techniques into clinical routine: Pedal bypass with deep venous arterialization: The therapeutic option for critical limb ischemia and unreconstructable distal arteries

        Pramook Mutirangura
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      Translating pioneering revascularization techniques into clinical routine: Patency and clinical outcome of Asian CLI patients with CTO at different levels of lower limb arterial system

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      From diagnosis to post-care: the CLI vascular and extravascular continuum: Recorded video cases with Q&A: How to eliminate rest pain?

        Roberto Ferraresi
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      From diagnosis to post-care: the CLI vascular and extravascular continuum: Recorded video cases with Q&A: How to accelerate ulcer healing and protect against recurrencies

        Carlo Caravaggi
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      From diagnosis to post-care: the CLI vascular and extravascular continuum: Recorded video cases with Q&A: How to preserve a limb with major tissue loss

        Roberto Ferraresi
  • - , Discussion Forum

    Why I do what I do in SFA occlusive disease?

    Chairman:
    Peter Soukas
    Discussant:
    Gerrit Krupski-Berdien, Ulf Teichgräber
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      How do I treat de-novo lesions?

        Peter Soukas
    3. -

      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?

    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 1

    ISET @ LINC Innovations in popliteal and below the knee therapies

    Chairman:
    Barry Katzen, Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Karl-Ludwig Schulte, Craig Walker, Peter Gaines, Krishna Rocha-Singh, Reza Ghotbi
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Featured research: Update on the SUPERB study: 12 months results of the SUPERA interwoven nitinol stent in femoro-popliteal arteries

        Kenneth Rosenfield, Live from Miami
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      Featured research: SFA-Endoluminal bypass vs. bare stents for femoro-popliteal occlusive disease

        Johannes Lammer, Live from Miami
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Miami

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      Featured research: ETAP trial: 12 months results of stenting vs. PTA for popliteal artery obstructions

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      Featured research: SUPERA 500: Long-term follow-up of interwoven nitinol stents for treatment of femoral and popliteal arteries

        Dierk Scheinert, Live from Leipzig
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Agressive treatment of venous thromboembolism and PAD

    Chairman:
    William Gray
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Angiojet thrombectomy in occlusive DVT

        Robert Lookstein
    3. -

      Recorded case from Berne

    4. -

      Jetstream rotational atherectomy in PAD

        Venkatesh Ramaiah
    5. -

      Jetstream rotational atherectomy in severely calcified peripheral arteries

        William Gray
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Tutorial: Strategies for success in BTK: how to choose the right guidewire with live case transmission from Leipzig

    Chairman:
    Iris Baumgartner
    Moderator:
    Max Amor
    1. -

      Challenges of the BTK anatomy

        Eberhard Wedell
    2. -

      Guidewire selection for everyday use and challenging cases: what are your choices?

        Iris Baumgartner
    3. -

      Complex cases: how to handle difficult lesions

        Iris Baumgartner, Eberhard Wedell
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      Conclusion and take home message

        Iris Baumgartner
  • - , 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
    1. -

      Current status of stroke management – available infrastructure and therapies

        Horst Sievert
    2. -

      Is there a need for early interventional treatment?

        Gerhard Schroth
    3. -

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

        Nick Hopkins
    4. -

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

        Eberhard Wedell
    5. -

      Permanent implantation stents in patients with acute ischemic stroke

        Zoran Milosevic
    6. -

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

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: SFA innovation – new 5F devices for CTO and stenting

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Jörg Teßarek, Nuno Dias
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      CTO recanalization: new devices, new data

        Ralf Langhoff
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      EverFlex Entrust: the new 5F triaxial stent system

        Flavio Airoldi
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      First experience with Viance, Enteer, Entrust

        Arne Schwindt
    7. -

      Discussion and closing remarks by the chairman

        Dierk Scheinert
  • - , Main Arena 2

    Venous session (part II): Treatment of complex venous occlusions and treatment of pulmonary embolism

    Chairman:
    Torsten Willenberg
    Moderator:
    Iris Baumgartner, Robert Lookstein, Rick de Graaf, Stavros Konstantinides
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairmen

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      Venous CTO – the US experience

        Robert Lookstein
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      Live-in-the-box Case Berne: IVUS guidance for venous intervention

        Iris Baumgartner
    4. -

      Venous CTO - the Dutch experience

        Rick de Graaf
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Berne (continued from session part I)

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      Management of intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism

        Stavros Konstantinides
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      Ultrasound-assisted thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism – the Berne experience

        Rolf Engelberger
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts: Complex supra-aortic interventions

    live from Mercogliano:
    Giancarlo Biamino, Paolo Rubino, Stephen Ramee
    Chairman:
    Alberto Cremonesi, Carlo Setacci
    Moderator:
    Martin Storck, Zoran Milosevic
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      Flash presentation: Known issues and new solutions for supra-aortic access

        Gioachino Coppi
    2. -

      Flash presentation: The body of evidence around proximal protection

        Eugenio Stabile
    3. -

      Flash presentation: Rescue procedures for embolic complications during CAS

        Nick Hopkins