LINC 2013 Programme

Find all topics and speakers listed below.

Conference day 2

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Breakfast Symposium: Alternative to stenting – leaving nothing behind but evidence

    Chairman:
    Patrick Peeters
    Moderator:
    Erwin Blessing, Paul Myers, Dierk Scheinert
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      PANTHER 12 months data – Angiosculpt scoring balloon registry

        Erwin Blessing
    3. -

      BIOLUX P-I 12 month data – in practice

        Dierk Scheinert
    4. -

      Experience with BIOTRONIK Lux DEB

        Paul Myers
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Treating complex lower limb artery lesions – New frontiers through new tools

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Craig Walker, Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck, Trevor Cleveland
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Breaking through and crossing: what tool and when

        Craig Walker
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Berlin

    4. -

      Treating with an implant: BMS or DES?

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
    5. -

      Featured research: The SUMMIT study: 12 months results with the EPIC stent in the SFA

        Martin Werner
    6. -

      Treating with a non-implant: is DEB the answer?

        Trevor Cleveland
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Scrub-in with the experts: Extreme interventions in “No option CLI patients”

    live from Mercogliano:
    Marco Manzi
    live from Leipzig:
    Roberto Ferraresi, Andrej Schmidt
    Chairman:
    Thomas Rand
    Moderator:
    Kazushi Urasawa, Craig Walker, Jörg Teßarek
    1. -

      Flash presentation: Is subintimal recanalization an option for BTK disease?

        Amman Bolia
    2. -

      Flash presentation: Subintimal recanalization in “blind distalities”

        Roberto Ferraresi
    3. -

      Flash presentation: Rapid exchange SE stents – with simplicity to perfection

        Johannes Ruef
    4. -

      Flash presentation: Lumbar sympathectomy: Is there room for a rebirth of a forgotten therapy?

  • - , Technical Forum

    Endovenous therapies of varicose veins – as yet ready for prime time?

    Chairman:
    Mads Lomholt
    Moderator:
    Matthias Knittel, Thomas Noppeney
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    3. -

      Endovenous laser therapy – last trials

        Matthias Knittel
    4. -

      Endovenous radiofrequency

        Thomas Noppeney
    5. -

      Endovenous versus open surgical varicose vein therapies – where are the limits?

        Karin Brachmann
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    7. -

      Closing remarks

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Deep Dive: Carotid interventions – Part I in cooperation with TCT

    Chairman:
    William Gray
    Moderator:
    Stephan Duda, Oscar Mendiz, Zoran Milosevic
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Live case transmission from Mercogliano

    3. -

      The use and validation of the DELPHI consensus in operators in their early experience: guidance for patient selection

        Sumaira Macdonald
    4. -

      Carotid therapeutic decision making based on gender, age and co-morbidities

        William Gray
    5. -

      When and how to revascularize recently symptomatic patients with critical carotid stenosis

        Nick Hopkins
    6. -

      Which asymptomatic patients benefit from CAS or CEA?

        Peter Schneider
    7. -

      Update on the progress of ACST 2 and other carotid RCTs

        Alison Halliday
    8. -

      Does CAS have a measurable impact on neurocognitive function?

        Oscar Mendiz
    9. -

      Discussion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Electronic poster exhibit in front of the LINC studio

  • - , Discussion Forum

    VIVA @ LINC: The future of renal revascularization

    Chairman:
    Michael Jaff, Sean Lyden
    Discussant:
    Sean Lyden, Peter Soukas, Sumaira Macdonald, Chris Metzger, Krishna Rocha-Singh
    1. -

      Case presentation

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Paradigms for optimal CLI treatment: What is true and what is false?

    Chairman:
    Peter Schneider
    Moderator:
    Kalkunte Rangaswamy Suresh, Hiroyoshi Yokoi , Michael Werk, Patrick Peeters
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Revascularization of the wound-related artery – whatever it takes?

    3. -

      The angiosome concept – from theory to practice

        Osamu Iida
    4. -

      Considerations for a patient-tailored revascularization strategy

        Marc Bosiers
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      The relevance of vessel patency for CLI outcome – The viewpoint of a surgeon

        Frank Vermassen
    7. -

      Featured research: expand study: PTA vs. stenting below the knee

        Karl-Ludwig Schulte
    8. -

      Featured research: DEB in the diabetic/CLI patient: Final results from the DEBATE-BTK randomized trial

        Francesco Liistro
    9. -

      Featured research: Are DES and DEB worth the cost in BTK interventions?

    10. -

      Featured research: Time is tissue: the diabetic foot triage

        Carlo Caravaggi
    11. -

      Featured research: Patient tailored approaches for BTK-revascularization and wound-care/amputation

        Roberto Ferraresi
    12. -

      Video presentation

    13. -

      “Never give up!” – Always a valid concept for CLI treatment?

        Frank Veith
    14. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Pulsar and beyond – can we do better?

    Chairman:
    Jos van den Berg
    Moderator:
    Paul Myers, Marianne Brodmann, Koen Deloose
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Combination treatment strategy – Pulsar and Lux DEB

        Marc Bosiers
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Berlin

    4. -

      4EVER 12 months data – practical implications

        Koen Deloose
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      Pulsar 12 months performance in TASC D lesions and all comers registry

        Michael Lichtenberg
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • - , Technical Forum

    Symposium: How Onyx™ liquid embolic system makes the difference

    Chairman:
    Andrew Platts
    Moderator:
    Arne Schwindt, Vincent Vidal, Hans Lindgren
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Live case transmission from Münster: Endoleak Type II

    3. -

      Indications for Onyx™: AVMs

        Vincent Vidal
    4. -

      Onyx™ liquid embolic system: an obvious choice for endoleaks!

        Arne Schwindt
    5. -

      Recorded case from Münster

    6. -

      Onyx in bleedings and varicocele

        Hans Lindgren
    7. -

      Discussion and closing remarks by the chairman

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Global Expert Exchange: Challenging carotid cases and complications

    Chairman:
    Horst Sievert
    Moderator:
    Stephen Ramee, Sriram Iyer
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Lessons learned from thousands of carotid stenting procedures

        Sriram Iyer
    3. -

      Feasibility of carotid stenting through an upper extremity approach for difficult aortic arch anatomy

    4. -

      Use of combined proximal and distal protection during high risk CAS

    5. -

      Extraction of large thrombus developed at time of carotid stenting

    6. -

      My personal nightmare case selection

        Horst Sievert
    7. -

      Endovascular repair of a carotid aneurysm after head and neck radiation

    8. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    9. -

      Retrograde stenting of innominate artery occlusion via carotid artery cut down

    10. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Discussion Forum

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

    Chairman:
    Krishna Rocha-Singh
    Discussant:
    Renu Virmani, Francesco Liistro, Sean Lyden, Martin Werner, Marc Bosiers
    1. -

      In-stent restenosis – Insights into the pathomechanism and what it takes to be successful

        Renu Virmani
    2. -

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

        Francesco Liistro
    3. -

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

        Sean Lyden
    4. -

      Endovascular radiation therapy is still the best

        Matthias Ulrich
    5. -

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

        Marc Bosiers
    6. -

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

        Jos van den Berg
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Unique technologies for the treatment of SFA occlusive diseases and popliteal artery aneurysm

    Chairman:
    Peter Soukas
    Moderator:
    Arindam Chaudhuri, Michael Piorkowski
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Latest clinical evidence and learnings about the most studied covered stent used in the SFA?

    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      Versatility of GORE® VIABAHN® in treating vascular diseases

        Peter Soukas
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Mercogliano

    6. -

      Next generation dual component stent design: Concept and early clinical experience in the SFA

        Michael Piorkowski
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Drug coated balloons – the science behind outcomes

    Chairman:
    Patrick Peeters
    Moderator:
    Salah Qanadli, Dierk Scheinert
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Preclinical evidence, technology, and mechanism of action of Lutonix® drug coated balloon

        Renu Virmani
    3. -

      Bard Peripheral clinical trial programmes – Lutonix® drug coated balloon

    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      Drug coated balloon clinical indications, who is the best candidate today and what does the future hold

        Salah Qanadli
    6. -

      Debate: Drug coated balloon with or without (spot) stenting: Drug coated balloon without (spot) stenting

    7. -

      Debate: Drug coated balloon with or without (spot) stenting: Drug coated balloon supported by (spot) stenting

        Dierk Scheinert
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    New developments in endovenous therapy of varicose veins

    Chairman:
    Thomas Noppeney
    Moderator:
    Eva von Hodenberg, Karin Brachmann
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Mechano-chemical ablation

        Eva von Hodenberg
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      Endoluminal thermoablation of long and short saphenous vein by means of steam vein sclerosis

        Michael Jünger
    5. -

      Recorded case presentation

        Michael Jünger
  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Deep Dive: Carotid interventions – Part II in cooperation with TCT

    Chairman:
    Alberto Cremonesi
    Moderator:
    Nick Hopkins, Gioachino Coppi, Stanislav Bartus
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Live case transmission from Berlin

    3. -

      Proximal protection or filters – selection of embolic protection based on a large single center experience using a tailored CAS algorithm

        Piotr Odrowaz-Pieniazek
    4. -

      Optimal use of proximal protection systems – tips and tricks from the expert

        Eugenio Stabile, Live from Mercogliano
    5. -

      The role of advanced cerebral imaging for patient selection and procedure planning

        Gerhard Schroth
    6. -

      What are the implications of asymptomatic diffsuion-weighted MRI lesions after carotid revascularization?

        Jörn Balzer
    7. -

      Surgical CEA in local anesthesia - our experience in 1000+ patients

        Reza Ghotbi
    8. -

      Managing carotid in-stent restenosis

        Piero Montorsi
    9. -

      CAS in 2013, literature review and future outlook: is more evidence needed?

    10. -

      Discussion

  • - , Discussion Forum

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

    Chairman:
    Marc Bosiers
    Discussant:
    Renu Virmani, Erich Minar, Giancarlo Biamino, Iris Baumgartner
    1. -

      What is worse: Metallic implants or toxic drugs?

        Renu Virmani
    2. -

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

        Erich Minar
    3. -

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

        Giancarlo Biamino
    4. -

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

        Massimiliano Fusaro
    5. -

      All what we don’t know about DEBs

        Iris Baumgartner
    6. -

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

    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Global Expert Exchange: Challenging EVAR cases and complications – Part I

    Chairman:
    Piergiorgio Cao, Michel Makaroun
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Our treatment algorithm and results for complex endovascular repair of juxtarenal/suprarenal throraco-abdominal aneurysms in patients unfit for open surgery

    3. -

      Acute thrombosis of bilateral renal snorkel endografts in the postoperative period following EVAR

    4. -

      Our experience with snorkel or sandwich techniques for TAAA

    5. -

      Hemoptysis and thoracic aneurysm 40 years following subclavian-aortic bypass for coarctation treated with endograft and Amplatzer plug

    6. -

      Emergent repair of ruptured thoracic aneurysm eroding into a bronchus

    7. -

      Endovascular stent-graft for coarctation of the aorta

    8. -

      Management of infected endografts

    9. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Lunch symposium: How to treat difficult aorto iliac lesion and Leriche syndrom?

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Michel Reijnen, Peter Goverde, Jörg Teßarek
    1. -

      Aortoiliac occlusive disease; a shift towards covered stents

        Michel Reijnen
    2. -

      The CERAB procedure: 1 year clinical data

        Peter Goverde
    3. -

      Recorded case: CERAB procedure

    4. -

      Cost effectiveness of covered stents compared to open surgery for aortoiliac lesions

        Jörg Teßarek
  • - , Main Arena 2

    Lunch symposium: New innovative techniques and trends in the treatment of PAD

    Chairman:
    Craig Walker, Hermann Steinkamp
    Moderator:
    Jos van den Berg, Justus Gross
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Does debulking before DEB make sense?

        Jos van den Berg
    3. -

      Treatment of instent restenosis: Results of the PATENT trial and update on next generation study projects

    4. -

      CTOs: Different treatment options

        Justus Gross
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Lunch Symposium: CTO challenge – staying in the true lumen, what tools do I have?

    Chairman:
    Andrej Schmidt
    Moderator:
    Dai-Do Do, Roberto Ferraresi, Peter Huppert
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Facing CTOs in tortuous anatomy: Guide wire selection

        Andrej Schmidt
    3. -

      CTO below the knee: Intraluminal tracking with 0.14 GW, why is it better?

        Peter Huppert
    4. -

      Retrograde approach in PTA CTO: secrets to success?

        Antonio Micari
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Drug eluting technologies forum

    Chairman:
    Michael Dake
    Moderator:
    Hiroyoshi Yokoi
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Zilver PTX 3 years follow up

        Michael Dake
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      The REAL PTX study concept: Head to head comparison of paclitaxel coated balloons and stents in short, intermediate, and long lesions

        Dierk Scheinert
    5. -

      ZILVER PTX in occluded bypass

        Flavio Airoldi
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    7. -

      Questions & answers

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: 3D image guidance during endovascular procedures? Live case transmissions from Ludwigsburg

    Chairman:
    Giovanni Torsello
    Moderator:
    Roger Greenhalgh
    1. -

      New options for vascular surgeons by 3D CT in the angio-hybrid operation room

        Markus Steinbauer
    2. -

      Hybrid rooms: only for advanced endovascular procedures?

        Eric Verhoeven
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Ludwigsburg

    4. -

      Advances in robotic endovascular surgery– when and how can it be of help?

    5. -

      Translumbar glue embolization of type II endoleaks using the i-Guide software on Siemens Artis Zeego

    6. -

      Live case transmission from Ludwigsburg

    7. -

      3D endovascular guidance... what you really want to see during endovascular procedures

        Lieven Maene
  • - , Technical Forum

    Interventional techniques for visceral and renal arteries

    Chairman:
    Jörn Balzer
    Moderator:
    Steffen Basche, Thomas Rand, Max Amor, Sebastian Debus, Stephen Ramee
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Interventional techniques for acute visceral ischemia

        Andrej Schmidt
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      Visceral and renal aneurysms – when to treat and how: Surgical experience

        Sebastian Debus
    5. -

      Visceral and renal aneurysms – when to treat and how: Interventional experience

        Steffen Basche
    6. -

      Interventional therapy for chronic visceral ischemia

        Stephen Ramee
    7. -

      Distal protection during renal stenting – is there a need?

        Max Amor
    8. -

      Featured research: preliminary results of the radar study

    9. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Global Expert Exchange: Challenging lower limb cases and complications – Part I

    Chairman:
    Giancarlo Biamino, Chris Metzger
    Moderator:
    Hans Martin Gißler, Pankaj Patel, Ramon Varcoe
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Transcollateral endovascular intervention in a critical limb ischemia patient

    3. -

      My experience with ipsilateral retrograde approaches for limb salvage

    4. -

      Tibial collateral perforation during attempted transcollateral recanalization

    5. -

      Utility of orbital atherectomy in BTK interventions

    6. -

      The use of polymer free sirolimus drug eluting stent in the treatment of infra-popliteal arterial obstructions

        Enrico Marone
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Mercogliano

    8. -

      Management of a perforation of the peroneal artery

    9. -

      What is the role of atherectomy in the dawn of drug eluting devices

    10. -

      Incidence of distal embolization during lower limb interventions: When to use distal protection

    11. -

      Salvage techniques for embolization syndrome of the pedal circulation

    12. -

      Popliteal perforation after atherectomy

    13. -

      Treatment pathways for CLI in India: how to implement cost effective and successful strategies

    14. -

      Live case transmission from São Paulo

    15. -

      CART and reverse CART techniques for challenging peripheral CTOs

    16. -

      Utility of Avinger's Wildcat catheter in crossing difficult aortoiliac CTOs

    17. -

      SAKE study: SUPERA interwoven nitinol stent outcomes in above knee interventions - 12 months results

    18. -

      IDEV Supera Stenting in highly unusual locations to preserve dialysis access

    19. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    20. -

      Rare case of bilateral common iliac vein compression by bilateral iliac artery stents and calcification

    21. -

      Hybrid approach to limb salvage in a patient with infected fem-fem bypass graft

    22. -

      Extra vascular migration of a stent-graft?

        Pankaj Patel
    23. -

      Hybrid approaches for aortoiliac and iliofemoral arterial disease

    24. -

      “Pieces and parts”: Novel use of Viabahn and Excluder devices for complex aortoiliac endovascular reconstruction

    25. -

      Endovascular repair of acute aortic occlusion through left arm

    26. -

      Lytic infusion vs. bolus therapy for peripheral arterial thrombosis

    27. -

      Endovascular management of bilateral iliac CTO extending to the distal SFA

    28. -

      Salvage of fem-pop bypass graft outflow via retrograde pedal access

    29. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Moderated poster round in front of the LINC studio

    Juror:
    Frank Vermassen, Dai-Do Do, Wolfgang Ritter
    1. -

      Other/Renal

    2. -

      Ultrasound guided thrombin injection of arterial pseudoaneurysm: results of a long-term registry B. Schmid

    3. -

      Treatment of critical lower limb ischemia (CLI) in a developing country; challenges and solutions B. Ghonem

    4. -

      Angioplasty in the lower limbs to treat injuries of femoral superficial artery and or below the knee A. Goldsmit

    5. -

      Clinical impact of polyvascular disease on gender difference in patients undergoing coronary intervention: subanalysis of the PrePAD study T. Miura

    6. -

      Transradial approach for vascular access interventions B. P. Mwipatayil

    7. -

      Cutting balloon angioplasty for resistant stenosis of dialysis access – initial single center experience B. Soares

    8. -

      Hybrid approach for resistant stenosis of dialysis access – intial single center experience with open thrombectomy and cutting balloon B. Soares

    9. -

      Six cases of stuck permanent double lumen hemodialysis catheters (Permcath) A. A. Beigi

    10. -

      Endovascular aortic

    11. -

      Impact of ozone nano-babble for infection of stentgraft K. Hanzawa

    12. -

      Contemporary real-world EVAR outcomes in perspective:in early comparison of the ENGAGE and EUROSTAR registries R. Stokmans

    13. -

      Evaluation of the use of vascular endostaplers in primary and reintervention endovascular aneurysm repair J. A.W. Teijink

    14. -

      Introducing the EAGLE registry: Endovascular AAA repair with the Endurant stent graft in challenging anatomy, a global experience P. Broos

    15. -

      Aortic remodeling after thoracic endovascular aortic repair in type B aortic dissection H. Bozkaya

    16. -

      Mechanical comparison of aortic stent grafts as an aid in selection and sizing S. de Bock

    17. -

      The effects of anaesthesia type on peri-operative outcome after endovascular AAA repair: An analysis from the ENGAGE registry R. Stokmans

    18. -

      Challenging the evidence for pre-emptive coil embolisation of the internal iliac artery during endovascular aneurysm repair R. Stokmans

    19. -

      A human factors performance model of endovascular surgery applied to TAVI and aortic stent grafts K. O'Sullivan

    20. -

      Rapid ventricular pacing during deployment of the thoracic endovascular stent grafts Y. Engin

  • - , Discussion Forum

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

    Chairman:
    Peter Taylor
    Discussant:
    Jan Brunkwall, Alan Lumsden, Santi Trimarchi, Mohammad Hamady
    1. -

      Is there an option to treat acute uncomplicated dissection by endovascular means?

        Jan Brunkwall
    2. -

      Discussion

    3. -

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

        Peter Taylor
    4. -

      Discussion

    5. -

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

        Alan Lumsden
    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • - , Main Arena 1

    VIVA @ LINC: New technologies to solve old problems in complex limb revascularization

    Chairman:
    Michael Jaff
    Moderator:
    Gary Ansel, Krishna Rocha-Singh, Peter Schneider, Sean Lyden
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      What is the future of atherectomy and which indications will drive its use?

        Sean Lyden
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Dallas

        Tony Das, Live from Dallas
    4. -

      New CTO devices are changing the game

        Peter Schneider
    5. -

      There are so many choices for managing in-stent restenosis. This is what works best in my hands

        Gary Ansel
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Mountain View

        James Joye, Live from Mountain View
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: From the extreme to the everyday – the Trivascular experience

    Chairman:
    Michael Dake
    Moderator:
    Martin Storck, Ralph-Ingo Rückert
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    3. -

      Global pivotal trial update

        Thomas Nolte
    4. -

      The OVATION European multi-center registry update

        Dierk Scheinert
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      Treating the extremes – a European perspective

        Lieven Maene
    7. -

      Treating the extremes – a US perspective

        Gary Ansel
  • - , Technical Forum

    The future of TIPS in the treatment of portal hypertension and its complications

    Chairman:
    Hervé Rousseau
    Moderator:
    Ingolf Schiefke, Geert Maleux, Antonin Krajina, Christophe Bureau, Juan Carlos García Pagán
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      History of TIPS and introducing new dedicated TIPS stents

        Hervé Rousseau
    3. -

      Introducing the development of portal hypertension and the effects of splanchnic vasodilatation

        Ingolf Schiefke
    4. -

      Tips technique, tips and tricks, lessons learned

        Geert Maleux
    5. -

      Recorded live case demonstrating the implantation steps

        Antonin Krajina
    6. -

      The position of TIPS endoprosthesis in the treatment of refractory ascites

        Christophe Bureau
    7. -

      The position of TIPS endoprosthesis in the treatment of varicocele bleeding

        Juan Carlos García Pagán
    8. -

      Questions and answers

  • - , Discussion Forum

    CX @ LINC: Carotid stenting or carotid endarterectomy

    Chairman:
    Roger Greenhalgh
    1. -

      Carotid stenting was good, is good and wins

        Sriram Iyer
    2. -

      Look at the SVS guidelines!

        Frank Veith
    3. -

      CREST puts stenting ahead

        William Gray
    4. -

      You must be joking!

        Michel Makaroun
    5. -

      Be reasonable – learn stenting properly!

        Peter Gaines
    6. -

      Whatever for?

        Peter Taylor
    7. -

      The half-way house may settle it

        Sumaira Macdonald
    8. -

      Say what you like, I am unconvinced!

        Frans Moll
    9. -

      Panel discussion and audience participation

  • - , Main Arena 1

    The last frontier: Long SFA occlusions and calcified lesions

    Chairman:
    Patrick Peeters, Lawrence Garcia
    Moderator:
    Stephan Duda, Hans Martin Gißler, Renu Virmani
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman: Current interventional results in complex TASC C and D femoropopliteal lesions

        Patrick Peeters
    2. -

      Featured research: ADVANCE 18 PTX study: final results

        Dierk Scheinert
    3. -

      Featured research: Real world experience with DEB in long lesions

        Andrej Schmidt
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      What will be the future of SFA treatment and why? Drug-eluting stents

        Gary Ansel
    6. -

      What will be the future of SFA treatment and why? Drug-eluting balloons

        Giancarlo Biamino
    7. -

      What will be the future of SFA treatment and why? Covered stents

    8. -

      What will be the future of SFA treatment and why? Atherectomy + DEB

        Lawrence Garcia
    9. -

      What will be the future of SFA treatment and why? Drug-eluting balloons + latest generation bare-metal stents

        Dierk Scheinert
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Featured research: 3D-shaped femoral nitinol stents – the results from the MIMICS study

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      Featured research: Real world experience with interwoven nitinol stents in complex femoro-popliteal lesions

        John Paul Pacanowski
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      Featured research: RELINE-Study: Randomized comparison of endoluminal grafting with Viabahn vs. PTA for femoral artery in-stent restenosis – 6 months results

        Marc Bosiers
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    Scrub-in with the experts: Side branch solutions for the hypogastric artery and treatment of internal iliac artery aneurysms

    live from São Paulo:
    Armando Lobato
    live from Leipzig:
    Andrej Schmidt
    Chairman:
    Vincent Riambau
    Moderator:
    Piotr Kasprzak, Frank Veith , Jean-Pierre Becquemin
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      Flash presentation: Internal and common iliac artery aneurysms: hypogastric exclusion, open repair or side branch endografts?

        Piergiorgio Cao
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      Flash presentation: Bridging stents for hypogastric aneurysms: balloon-expandable or self-expanding covered stents?

        Fabio Verzini
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      Flash presentation: Long-term results of iliac side branch endografting for aorto-iliac aneurysms - the Münster experience

        Konstantinos Donas
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      Flash presentation: Long-term results of iliac side branch endografting for aorto-iliac aneurysms - the Leipzig experience

        Daniela Branzan
  • - , Technical Forum

    VIVA @ LINC: Complex CTOs Scrub in with the experts

    live from Dallas:
    Tony Das
    live from Mountain View:
    James Joye
    Chairman:
    Michael Dake
    Moderator:
    Gary Ansel, Sean Lyden, Peter Schneider, Chris Metzger
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      Flash presentation: Worst mistakes I have made in recanalizing CTOs

        Chris Metzger
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      Flash presentation: How does our knowledge of anatomy influence our step-by-step approach in CTOs in different vascular beds?

        Michael Dake