LINC 2013 Programme

Find all topics and speakers listed below.

Main Arena 1

22 events
  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , 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
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      Renal denervation – ready for prime time?

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      Current concepts and innovative approaches for renal denervation

        Yvonne Bausback
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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

        Stanislav Bartus
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      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
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      Featured research: Definitive LE: 12 months results

        Lawrence Garcia
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      Featured research: DES vs. DEB for long lesions

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      Featured research: Early insights from the ESPRIT study

        Dierk Scheinert
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      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
  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , 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

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

        Pierfrancesco Veroux
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      DES in BTK: the durable solution

        Ramon Varcoe
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Main Arena 1

    Lunch

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , 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
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      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

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , 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
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      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
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , 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

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      CTO recanalization: new devices, new data

        Ralf Langhoff
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      EverFlex Entrust: the new 5F triaxial stent system

        Flavio Airoldi
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      First experience with Viance, Enteer, Entrust

        Arne Schwindt
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      Discussion and closing remarks by the chairman

        Dierk Scheinert
  • Thursday, January 24th: - , 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

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      Treating with an implant: BMS or DES?

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
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      Featured research: The SUMMIT study: 12 months results with the EPIC stent in the SFA

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

        Trevor Cleveland
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , 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

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

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      The angiosome concept – from theory to practice

        Osamu Iida
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      Considerations for a patient-tailored revascularization strategy

        Marc Bosiers
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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

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

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

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

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      Featured research: Time is tissue: the diabetic foot triage

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

        Roberto Ferraresi
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      Video presentation

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

        Frank Veith
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , 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

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

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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Versatility of GORE® VIABAHN® in treating vascular diseases

        Peter Soukas
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      Live case transmission from Mercogliano

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

        Michael Piorkowski
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , 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
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      Aortoiliac occlusive disease; a shift towards covered stents

        Michel Reijnen
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      The CERAB procedure: 1 year clinical data

        Peter Goverde
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      Recorded case: CERAB procedure

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

        Jörg Teßarek
  • Thursday, January 24th: - , 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

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

        Dierk Scheinert
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      ZILVER PTX in occluded bypass

        Flavio Airoldi
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    7. -

      Questions & answers

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , 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

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

        Sean Lyden
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      Live case transmission from Dallas

        Tony Das, Live from Dallas
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      New CTO devices are changing the game

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

        Gary Ansel
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      Live case transmission from Mountain View

        James Joye, Live from Mountain View
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , 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
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      Featured research: ADVANCE 18 PTX study: final results

        Dierk Scheinert
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      Featured research: Real world experience with DEB in long lesions

        Andrej Schmidt
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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

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

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

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

        Lawrence Garcia
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      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
  • Friday, January 25th: - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Evolution and revolution in iliac and SFA technology

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert, Koen Deloose
    Moderator:
    Carlo Setacci, Yann Gouëffic
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

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      Real life experience and longer term data in iliac stenting BRAVISSIMO TASC C&D 2 year data

        Koen Deloose
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Revolution in SFA treatment technology

        Richard Rapoza
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      Resorbable scaffolds in the SFA: the ESPRIT experience?

        Dierk Scheinert
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      Recorded case

    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • Friday, January 25th: - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Mechanical debulking in occlusive disease – how does it improve your treatment outcomes?

    Chairman:
    Marcus Katoh
    Moderator:
    Peter Minko, Ruy Otavio Barbosa, Michael Lichtenberg, Miloslav Rocek, Eberhard Wedell
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Mechanical thrombectomy: The better treatment option?

        Michael Lichtenberg
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Successful treatment of acute DVT with Aspirex® S

        Miloslav Rocek
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      Rotarex & DEB

        Andrej Schmidt
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      Live case transmission from Hamburg

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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Friday, January 25th: - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Providing options and defining outcomes for overcoming complex iliac/SFA lesions

    Chairman:
    Gary Ansel
    Moderator:
    Eric Ducasse, Peter Goverde
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

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      Nitinol self-expandable stent in the treatment of obstructive superficial femoral artery disease: two year results from the STROLL trial

        William Gray
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Contemporary results on SFA fracture rates – Lessons learned on the factors impacting fracture rates and the severity of fracture

        Gary Ansel
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      Complexities in dealing with peripheral occlusions

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      Live case transmission from Hamburg

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      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • Friday, January 25th: - , Main Arena 1

    Lunch

  • Friday, January 25th: - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: The OneShot irrigated RF balloon technology – a promising new approach to renal denervation

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Erwin Blessing
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

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      Predictors of response

        Britta Vogel
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Hamburg

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      Clinical experiences with first and second generation RDN devices

        Yvonne Bausback
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      Irrigated vs. non-irrigated RF technology

        Karl-Heinz Kuck, Live from Hamburg
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • Friday, January 25th: - , Main Arena 1

    TCT @ LINC: Controversial issues and new insights for carotid revascularisation

    Chairman:
    William Gray
    Moderator:
    Sriram Iyer, Frank Veith , Sumaira Macdonald, Michael Jaff
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

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      Myths about carotid stenting: setting the record straight

        William Gray
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      Live case transmission from Hamburg

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      Matching carotid vascular anatomy with appropriate revascularisation strategies and techniques

        Sumaira Macdonald
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      Is medical treatment alone really the best solution for all asymptomatic carotid artery stenoses?

        Michael Jaff
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Decision making in light of recent clinical trial results - perspective from a large “surgical CAS-center”

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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Friday, January 25th: - , Main Arena 1

    Future perspectives, unsolved problems and controversial issues in endovascular interventions

    Chairman:
    Giancarlo Biamino
    Moderator:
    Michael Dake, Andrej Erglis, Dariusz Dudek, Paul Sobotka
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

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      New horizons in endovascular treatment of valvular heart disease

        Gerhard Schuler
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Neurologic and vascular complications during TAVI – how to prevent and how to manage

        Dariusz Dudek
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      Beyond renal denervation for resistant hypertension – future prospects for sympathetic tone modulation

        Paul Sobotka
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      Update on CCSVI: are we finally understanding this disease and its therapy?

        Michael Dake
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      Embolisation therapy – established and new targets

        Peter Huppert
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Saturday, January 26th: - , Main Arena 1

    Critical issues in aortic endografting

    Chairman:
    Frank Veith
    Moderator:
    Armando Lobato, Piergiorgio Cao, Jacques Busquet, Sebastian Debus, Dieter Raithel, Peter Goverde
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

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      Live case transmission from Münster

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      EVAR or AAAs with marginal necks: are repositionable infra renal devices better?

        Carlos Timaran
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      Branched and fenestrated grafts for the abdominal aorta: Review of techniques and results

        Eric Verhoeven
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      Endovascular techniques for pathologies of the aortic arch

        Piotr Kasprzak
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      Endovascular treatment also for aneurysms related to chronic type B dissection?

        Giovanni Torsello
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      EVAR for acute type B dissection. Only for symptomatic patients?

        Jan Brunkwall
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      Is EVAR a feasible option also for ruptured thoraco-abdominal aneurysms? Pro-chimney/snorkel techniques

        Ralf Kolvenbach
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      Is EVAR a feasible option also for ruptured thoraco-abdominal aneurysms? Pro-branched/fenestrated grafts

        Andreas Gussmann
    10. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Our experience with sandwich and snorkel techniques

        Armando Lobato
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      My experience with HeliFX: When and Where are EndoAnchors applicable in EVAR?

        Dittmar Böckler
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      Endoleak treatment after EVAR

        Thomas Larzon
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      EVAR with low-profile devices. The future?

        Michel Makaroun
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      Featured research: 5-year experience with the Endurant stent-graft in 600 patients

        Konstantinos Donas
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      GREAT GORE® C3 Registry: 400 Patient Clinical Experience

        Dittmar Böckler
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      Live case transmission from Münster

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      Is multi-modality imaging by "FUSION" the final step for a completely non-invasive EVAR procedure

        Jean Marc Pernes
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Saturday, January 26th: - , Main Arena 1

    Challenging cases and complications: Great saves and big disasters with live case transmission from Leipzig

    Chairman:
    Giancarlo Biamino
    Moderator:
    Dieter Raithel, Wolfgang Ritter, Piergiorgio Cao, Thomas Larzon, Armando Lobato
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      Iliocaval and femoral thrombosis following IVC filter placement with subsequent lysis and adherent filter retrieval

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      Critical limb ischemia with infected PTFE bypass graft: a heroic limb saving endovascular achievement

    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Bilateral renal artery stenosis in a 7-year old child

        Ahmed Sayed
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      Case report of late development of severe spinal ischemia after combined endovascular and open surgical treatment of acute type B aortic dissection and infrarenal aortic aneurysm

        Georg Rothenbacher
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      I can feel two femoral pulses in each groin!

        Nader Hamada
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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      Complex treatment of thoracic aortic trauma

        Jorge Fernandez Noya
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      Posterior fossa stroke due to acute vertebral and basilar artery occlusion: Endovascular salvage

        Vinay Kumar