LINC 2014 Programme

Find all topics and speakers listed below.

Conference day 1

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Challenges of the SFA – stent properties and design and deployment techniques affecting outcomes

    Chairman:
    Johannes Lammer, Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck, Martin Funovics, Richard Rapoza
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Stent design, radial outforce and oversizing – do they affect outcomes? Research data

        Martin Funovics
    3. -

      How to optimize outcomes in the SFA?

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      BVS – the future of PAD treatment

        Richard Rapoza
    6. -

      BVS in the SFA – 1 year Esprit results

        Johannes Lammer
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Aalst

    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Intervention for acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT) & pulmonary embolism (PE)

    Chairman:
    Iris Baumgartner, Robert Lookstein
    Moderator:
    Niels Bækgaard, Ulrich Hoffmann, Stavros Konstantinides, Steve Ramee
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Live case transmission from Berne

    3. -

      Evidence for catheter-directed thrombolysis to treat DVT

        Niels Bækgaard
    4. -

      Evidence for pharmacomechanical thrombolysis to treat DVT

        Robert Lookstein
    5. -

      Evidence for novel oral anticoagulants to treat DVT & PE

        Ulrich Hoffmann
    6. -

      Evidence for systemic thrombolysis to treat PE: PEITHO trial

        Stavros Konstantinides
    7. -

      Evidence for catheter-directed thrombolysis to treat PE: ULTIMA trial

        Iris Baumgartner
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Galway

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Electronic poster exhibit in front of the LINC studio

  • - , Main Arena 1

    A decade of innovation: Advances and future perspectives in cardiovascular medicine

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert, Giancarlo Biamino
    Moderator:
    Frank Criado, Giovanni Torsello, Christoph Nienaber, William Gray, Krishna Rocha-Singh
    1. -

      The evolution of endovascular aortic repair – How far have we come?

        Frank Criado
    2. -

      Low profile solution for abdominal aortic aneurysms

    3. -

      INCRAFT AAA stent graft: 2 year results from the INNOVATION trial

        Giovanni Torsello
    4. -

      The European Ovation 500 patients registry

        Dierk Scheinert
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      Should endovascular repair finally be considered the primary treatment for Type B aortic dissections?

        Christoph Nienaber
    7. -

      Pioneering techniques in cardiovascular medicine

    8. -

      Advanced interventional treatment concepts for structural heart disease: Update on TAVI and beyond

        Gerhard Schuler
    9. -

      TAVI with cerebral protection – video case

        Stephan Haußig
    10. -

      REDUCE-HTN trial: Renal denervation with a percutaneous bipolar RF balloon catheter in patients with resistant hypertension

        Dierk Scheinert
    11. -

      Live case transmission from Berlin

    12. -

      Renal denervation therapy – what we know and what we don't know

        Krishna Rocha-Singh
  • - , Main Arena 2

    Revascularisation of acute and chronic deep vein obstruction

    Chairman:
    Peter Neglén, Niels Bækgaard
    Moderator:
    Rick de Graaf, Cees Wittens, Sigrid Nikol, Karin Brachmann
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Berne

    2. -

      Controversy acute DVT

    3. -

      Extended venography-guided catheter – directed thrombolysis is the best strategy

        Rick de Graaf
    4. -

      Fixed low-dose catheter-directed thrombolysis is the best strategy

        Iris Baumgartner
    5. -

      Post-thrombotic syndrome after acute proximal DVT

        Cees Wittens
    6. -

      Building the perfect venous stent: do we have it?

        Peter Neglén
    7. -

      Patency of venous stents

        Iris Baumgartner
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Berne

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Global perspective - when to use drug-eluting devices for the SFA

    Chairman:
    Michael Dake
    Moderator:
    Marc Bosiers
    1. -

      Introduction and Zilver PTX – 4 year results

        Michael Dake
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    3. -

      US Zilver PTX experience

    4. -

      Live case transmission from Aalst

    5. -

      Leave nothing behind – reality YES

        Dierk Scheinert
    6. -

      Leave nothing behind – reality NOT

        Marc Bosiers
    7. -

      How I use Zilver PTX in my practice

        Sebastian Sixt
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Medtronic's leadership in renal denervation. The latest Symplicity evidence, Symplicity RDN therapy development, and RDN Symplicity technology

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert, Krishna Rocha-Singh
    Moderator:
    Oliver Vonend, Thomas Zeller, Felix Mahfoud
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      The latest Symplicity clinical evidence

        Krishna Rocha-Singh
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    4. -

      The latest in Symplicity RDN therapy development

        Oliver Vonend
    5. -

      The latest in Symplicity RDN technology

        Thomas Zeller
    6. -

      Recorded case presentation

        Erwin Blessing, Via satellite from Heidelberg
    7. -

      The latest in Symplicity RDN indication expansion

        Felix Mahfoud
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    A decade of innovation: The great debate on carotid revascularisation

    Chairman:
    Klaus Mathias, Frank Veith
    Moderator:
    Marco Roffi, William Gray, Carlo Setacci, Sumaira Macdonald, Sebastian Debus
    1. -

      Finally the guidelines are clear again: CEA remains to be the golden standard of treatment for the majority of patients

        Martin Storck
    2. -

      I strongly disagree, CAS is a safe procedure in experienced hands, with the right technique and patient selection

        Horst Sievert
    3. -

      My take on the European CAS and CEA data

        Marco Roffi
    4. -

      My take on the US CAS and CEA data

        William Gray
    5. -

      Data are data and the message is clear

        Frank Veith
    6. -

      Panel discussion

    7. -

      Which studies should we do and how can we do better science?

        Peter Schneider
    8. -

      Status update on ACST II and other ongoing trials – what to expect?

        Alison Halliday
    9. -

      Is there a chance that ACST II can change the game?

        Carlo Setacci
    10. -

      Panel discussion

    11. -

      Is there a way to make CEA better and safer?

        Sebastian Debus
    12. -

      Is there a way to make CAS better and safer?

        Sumaira Macdonald
    13. -

      When my "go-to" therapy is the wrong choice

    14. -

      The case for CAS: When is the stent better

        Sven Seifert
    15. -

      The case for CEA: When is surgery the first choice

        Stanislav Bartus
    16. -

      How I make my treatment decisions – Insights from a surgical high-volume CAS center

        Ramon Varcoe
    17. -

      Panel discussion

  • - , Discussion Forum

    Abbott Vascular endovascular electronic education program: Panel discussion with recorded cases

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Lunch

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Lunch symposium: Peripheral CTO crossing - the European experience

    Chairman:
    Andrej Schmidt
    Moderator:
    Dai-Do Do, Marco Manzi, Nicolaus Reifart
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      BTK challenge, choosing the right tool can lead to success

        Andrej Schmidt
    3. -

      Why should I stay intraluminal in BTK CTO?

        Marco Manzi
    4. -

      A novel CTO PTA device, my own experience

        Nicolaus Reifart
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Lunch symposium: Expanding your practice – peripheral embolisation

    Chairman:
    Trevor Cleveland
    Moderator:
    Arul Ganeshan, Oliver Dudeck
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Peripheral embolisation fundamentals

        Trevor Cleveland
    3. -

      Adjunctive devices

        Oliver Dudeck
    4. -

      Utility of detachable coils

        Arul Ganeshan
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Prime time for drug eluting balloons in femoro-poplitealinterventions? Hard facts and outstanding questions

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Erich Minar, William Gray, Thomas Zeller, Sebastian Sixt, Marianne Brodmann
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      The IN.PACT SFA evidence overview and take-homes

        Dierk Scheinert
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      The cost-effectiveness value of DEB in femoro-popliteal revascularization

        Thomas Zeller
    5. -

      From evidence to practice: how DEBs fit my daily work

        Marianne Brodmann
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    7. -

      Role and requisites of stents in the DEB era

        Sebastian Sixt
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Scrub in with the experts: Revascularisation of complex chronic deep vein obstruction

    live from Berne:
    Nils Kucher
    live from Galway:
    Gerard O'Sullivan
    Chairman:
    Michael Dake
    Moderator:
    Cees Wittens, Rick de Graaf, Peter Neglén
    1. -

      Minimal invasive, hybrid and open deep venous reconstructions anno 2014

        Cees Wittens
    2. -

      Tips & tricks for intervention in chronic venous occlusions

        Rick de Graaf
  • - , Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts: Advanced techniques for complex aortoiliac and femoropopliteal disease

    live from Berlin:
    Ralf Langhoff
    live from Aalst:
    Koen Deloose, Lieven Maene
    Chairman:
    Craig Walker, Karl-Ludwig Schulte
    Moderator:
    Hans Krankenberg, Ramon Varcoe, Hermann Steinkamp, Wolfgang Ritter
    1. -

      Flash presentation: Advanced interventional techniques for aortoiliac reconstructions

        Hans Krankenberg
    2. -

      Flash presentation: Peripheral CTO treatment – clinical experiences with rapid-exchange devices

        Michael Lichtenberg
    3. -

      Flash presentation: Reconstruction of complex aortoiliac lesions – covered vs. non-covered stents

        Ramon Varcoe
    4. -

      Flash presentation: 2 year results of Misago iliac stent registry

        Marc Bosiers
  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Critical limb ischemia management – a global challenge

    Moderator:
    Varinder Bedi, Marco Manzi, Steven Kum
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Palermo

    2. -

      Real world CLI treatment in Germany: disease, practices and outcomes from the CRITISCH data collection

        Giovanni Torsello
    3. -

      DURABILITY II study: 3-year results

        Marc Bosiers
    4. -

      How DEB will impact our practice: perspectives from a US DEB researcher

        Prakash Krishnan
    5. -

      Essentials of foot vascular anatomy and pedal revascularisation strategies

        Marco Manzi
    6. -

      Generating clinical evidence: first Italian multi-centre registry for the treatment of no-option CLI by cellular therapy

        Eugenio Caradonna
    7. -

      What's new on conservative surgery on diabetic foot lesions?

    8. -

      Live case transmission from Palermo

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Moderated poster round in front of the LINC studio

    Juror:
    Marc van Sambeek, Klaus Mathias
    1. -

      Miscellaneous

    2. -

      Endovascular treatment of haemorrhagic complications of pancreatitis: a single centre experience M. Ruffino

    3. -

      Hemodialysis access salvage: Do we really need something new? G. Galzerano

    4. -

      PVD/aorto-iliac

    5. -

      Chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) is a growing global problem T. Sigterman

    6. -

      Autologous aortic venous reconstruction, a single centre experience with long term follow-up W. Thijsse

    7. -

      PVD/below the knee

    8. -

      Angiographic disease pattern in Asian population with peripheral vascular disease Z. Tan

    9. -

      Effect of plantar arch integrity on limb salvage rates Z. Tan

    10. -

      PVD/femoro-popliteal

    11. -

      PEACE registry: Patency evaluation after implantation of the Pulsar – 18 self-expanding nitinol stent in the superficial femoral and popliteal arteries

        Michael Lichtenberg
    12. -

      Duplex-guided balloon angioplasty (DGBA) of Superficial Femoral Artery: Single center experience A. Haitham

    13. -

      Multi-Loc: a new technology for stenting femoro-popliteal artery: Prove of concept

        Klaus Amendt
    14. -

      Exoseal in antegrade procedures in peripheral arterial disease patients (clinical research paper) G. Hackl

    15. -

      Evaluation of treatment of femoropopliteal lesions with Angiosculpt PTA scoring balloons R. Cebola

    16. -

      Percutaneous transluminal angiopasty with drug-eluting balloons for salvage of infrainguinal arterial bypass grafts

        Enrique San Norberto-García
    17. -

      Drug eluting ballooning versus primary old balloon angioplasty (POBA) in femorpopliteal stent reobstructions – a non-randomized controlled pilot triald

    18. -

      Differentiation of superficial femoral artery restenosis by optical coherence tomography (OCT)

    19. -

      Drug-coated balloons (DCB) for PTA treatment of de-novo lesions in the SFA and PI-segment – first interim analysis of the Freeride study S. Vonberg

    20. -

      Drug-coated balloon (DCB) for peripheral arteries: Postdilatation of nitinolstents with DCB or plain balloon in the SFA – Updated interim results of the Freeway stent study J. Tacke

    21. -

      Femoropopliteal angioplasty with 4F – vs 6F – systems: A single-center experience S. Oebel

    22. -

      We compared clinical outcomes of endovascular intervention for femoro-popliteal lesions between TASC II type A and B (Group I) and type C and D (Group II) H-J. Joo

  • - , Main Arena 1

    A decade of innovation: Current treatment, remaining challenges and future concepts for the femoropopliteal arteries

    Chairman:
    John Laird, Karl-Ludwig Schulte
    Moderator:
    Sumaira Macdonald, Chris Metzger, Hans Martin Gißler, Patrick Peeters
    1. -

      Stenting of the superficial femoral and popliteal artery: How good is the benchmark after years of optimisation?

        Erich Minar
    2. -

      2-year update on the SUPERB-study using a interwoven biomimetic nitinol stent in the SFA

        Kenneth Rosenfield
    3. -

      TASC D and beyond – 12 months results on the longest endoluminal bypass

        Thomas Zeller
    4. -

      Durability + Study: 12 months results

        Patrick Peeters
    5. -

      Latest clinical trials on drug-elution in femoropopliteal arteries

    6. -

      LEVANT II RCT

        Dierk Scheinert
    7. -

      PACIFIER RCT – 24 months update

        Michael Werk
    8. -

      My insights from DEB-RCTs: Breakthrough technology or just another tool in the box?

        Johannes Lammer
    9. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    10. -

      Drug-elution with or without scaffolds for long lesions

        Thomas Zeller
    11. -

      Real world use of DEB in long femoropopliteal lesions – 2 year results

        Andrej Schmidt
    12. -

      Assessment of calcium burden and calcium effect on drug elution

        Fabrizio Fanelli
    13. -

      Less is more? Are more focal scaffolds the better solution?

        Renu Virmani
    14. -

      The concept of focal stenting – Lessons learned and future perspectives

        Klaus Amendt
    15. -

      TOBA study – initial results of the TACK system

        Thomas Zeller
    16. -

      Bioresorbable drug-eluting scaffolds for the SFA – new developments: The Elixir Medical program

        Dierk Scheinert
  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Extending clinical evidence with the EnligHTN renal denervation system beyond resistant hypertension

    Chairman:
    Michael Böhm, Gerd Hindricks
    Moderator:
    Konstantinos Tsioufis, Yvonne Bausback
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      How to treat: Performing renal denervation with the EnligHTN system

        Yvonne Bausback
    3. -

      The EnligHTN clinical evidence series and the EnligHTNment trial

        Michael Böhm
    4. -

      Potential effect of concommitant renal denervation and cardiac ablation in the treatment of atrial fibrillation

        Gerd Hindricks
    5. -

      Favourable effects of multi-electrode renal sympathetic denervation on left ventricular mass, diastolic function, and neurohormonal activation

        Konstantinos Tsioufis
    6. -

      Renal sympathetic denervation for treatment of metabolic syndrome associated hypertension

        Konstantinos Tsioufis
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Tutorial: Large hole closure – close with confidence

    Chairman:
    Matt Thompson, Piergiorgio Cao
    Moderator:
    Ian Loftus, John Mark Regi, Nilo Mosquera
    1. -

      Closure of large holes: What is the experience

        Ian Loftus
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    3. -

      Prostar in large holes – what are the advantages and challenges

        Matt Thompson
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      Proglide tips and tricks – dealing with challenging situations and patients

        John Mark Regi
  • - , Discussion Forum

    Debating TIPS cases, indications, data, and guidelines

    Chairman:
    Simon Olliff, Dhiraj Tripathi
    Case presenter:
    Daniel Benten, Andreas Koops
  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Japanese endovascular treatment strategies: Techniques and their outcome

    Chairman:
    Giancarlo Biamino, Kazushi Urasawa
    Moderator:
    Lawrence Garcia, Stanislav Bartus
    1. -

      Various distal puncture techniques to establish bi-directional wiring

        Hiroshi Ando
    2. -

      Duplex echo-guided wiring in BTK intervention

        Akira Miyamoto
    3. -

      Wire rendez-vous technique

        Tatsuya Nakama
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Aalst

    5. -

      Various wiring techniques for long SFA-CTO lesions

        Kazushi Urasawa
    6. -

      Long term outcome of EVT for PAD patients – Japanese evidences

        Osamu Iida
    7. -

      Questions and answers

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Anti-restenosis treatment for SFA: Defining the new standard of care

    Chairman:
    Yann Gouëffic
    Moderator:
    Patrick Peeters, Stephan Duda, Arne Schwindt, Thomas Zeller
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Evidence to support a standard of care: ILLUMENATE study series

        Patrick Peeters
    3. -

      ILLUMENATE First in human 12-month outcomes

        Stephan Duda
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      Approaching the complex SFA lesion with stents

        Arne Schwindt
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Palermo

    7. -

      Beating the plaque burden with directional arterectomy: DEFINITIVE AR acute outcomes

        Thomas Zeller
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Scrub in with the experts: Venous embolisation therapy

    live from Galway:
    Gerard O'Sullivan
    Chairman:
    Fabrizio Fanelli
    Moderator:
    Klaus Mathias
    1. -

      Role of CT/MR for obstructive or varicose pelvic veins

        Hanno Hoppe, Via satellite from Berne
    2. -

      Indications and techniques for pelvic vein embolisation

        Gerard O'Sullivan, Via satellite from Galway
  • - , Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts: Advanced techniques for revascularisation of supra-aortic arteries

    live from Palermo:
    Antonio Micari
    live from Berlin:
    Ralf Langhoff
    Chairman:
    Steve Ramee, Giancarlo Biamino
    Moderator:
    Zoran Milosevic, Nick Cheshire
    1. -

      Flash presentation: Patient selection, techniques and armamentarium: Lessons learned after CREST

        William Gray
    2. -

      Flash presentation: Rationale and evidence for unconventional access during CAS

        Piero Montorsi
    3. -

      Flash presentation: How to optimize CAS results in soft plaque and recent stroke

        Piotr Odrowaz-Pieniazek
    4. -

      Flash presentation: Can robotic assistance be helpful to navigate through complex arch anatomies and make CAS safer?

        Nick Cheshire

Conference day 2

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Breakfast symposium: ELUTAX SV – The first drug-eluting balloon with longterm Paclitaxel delivery, used in neuro, central, venous, and peripheral lesions: Early and longterm outcome

    Chairman:
    Arno Bücker, Cesare Massa Saluzzo
    Moderator:
    Hannes Deutschmann, Samuel Heller
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Neuro ELUTAX SV in supraaortic vessels: first results and follow-up

        Hannes Deutschmann
    3. -

      ELUTAX SV – treatment of chronic limb ischemia, 6 months results

        Cesare Massa Saluzzo
    4. -

      ELUTAX SV – treatment of dialysis fistulas: 6 to 12 months follow up. Which lesion should be treated?

        Samuel Heller
    5. -

      ELUTAX SV – treatment of central venous stenosis. Comparison of plain balloon vs. ELUTAX SV

        Arno Bücker
  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Renal denervation – insights and applications

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Christoph Nienaber, Piero Montorsi, Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Procedural and anatomic considerations

        Dierk Scheinert
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      Co-morbid states impacted by renal denervation – a review

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
    5. -

      VESSIX renal denervation system, clinical update and future direction

    6. -

      Pre-recorded case

        Piero Montorsi
    7. -

      Referral pathways – patient centered teamwork

        Christoph Nienaber
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: What should you leave behind? Stent or drug?

    Chairman:
    Jos van den Berg
    Moderator:
    Koen Deloose, Michael Lichtenberg, Marianne Brodmann, Lawrence Garcia
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      4EVER 24m: Long-term results of 4F Pulsar stents in femoropopliteal lesions

        Koen Deloose
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    4. -

      PEACE 12m: Pulsar efficacy: An all comers registry

        Michael Lichtenberg
    5. -

      Passeo-18 Lux experiences: Optimizing lower-limb treatment outcomes

        Patrice Mwipatayi
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Berlin

    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts

    live from Leipzig:
    Andrej Schmidt
    live from Palermo:
    Antonio Micari
    Chairman:
    Barry Katzen
    Moderator:
    Thomas Rand, Chris Metzger, William Gray, Nicolas Diehm
    1. -

      Flash presentation: Evolution in stent design to improve outcomes in PAD

        William Gray
    2. -

      Flash presentation: Techniques and developments to treat long infrainguinal arterial occlusions

        Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    3. -

      Flash presentation: The role and value of re-entry devices in improving success of long segment CTO

        Barry Katzen
  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Advanced solutions for challenging peripheral lesions: Calcification, in-stent restenosis and beyond

    Chairman:
    Giancarlo Biamino
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    2. -

      Heavily calcified vessels media calcium vs. intimal calcium

    3. -

      Use of a novel atherectomy catheter with optical coherence tomagraphy imaging to determine how much atherectomy to perform

    4. -

      Utility of orbital atherectomy in above and below the knee peripheral artery disease patients

    5. -

      Live case transmission from Palermo

    6. -

      Diffuse in-stent restenosis following successful SFA-CTO revascularisation: What are my options?

    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Electronic poster exhibit in front of the LINC studio

  • - , Main Arena 1

    A decade of innovation: Pioneering approaches and remaining challenges for limb salvage in CLI

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Krishna Rocha-Singh, Thomas Zeller, Iris Baumgartner, Marc Bosiers, Frank Vermassen
    1. -

      Angiosome based treatment strategies in full BTK 3-vessel occlusion

        Vlad Alexandrescu
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    3. -

      Below-the-ankle arterial disease: when to treat and how

        Roberto Ferraresi
    4. -

      Latest clinical trials on drug-eluting for CLI

    5. -

      The rationale for drug-elution in BTK treatment – what is the requirement for vessel patency?

        Frank Vermassen
    6. -

      DEB vs. DES in CLI: Results from the IDEAS I RCT

        Panagiotis Kitrou
    7. -

      PES BTK 70 study: 6 months results with a self-expanding paclitaxel eluting stent in BTK

        Marc Bosiers
    8. -

      Clinical outcome after BTK DEB treatment in CLI - the Leipzig single centre experince - A. Schmidt

        Andrej Schmidt
    9. -

      Biolux PII - a randomized clinical trial of DEB vs. PTA for infrapopliteal disease: 6 months angiographic follow-up

        Marianne Brodmann
    10. -

      IN.PACT DEB in CLI and diabetes: 2 year results with the DEBATE BTK randomized clinical trial

        Francesco Liistro
    11. -

      DEB vs. PTA for infrapopliteal revascularisation: 12 months results from the IN.PACT DEEP randomized trial

        Thomas Zeller
    12. -

      A review of clinical evidence on CLI

        Krishna Rocha-Singh
    13. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Controversial issues and remaining challenges in thoracic aortic repair

    Chairman:
    Piergiorgio Cao
    Moderator:
    Giovanni Torsello, Jacques Busquet, Friedrich Wilhelm Mohr, Spiridon Botsios
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    3. -

      Debate: Current management of aortic arch pathologies

    4. -

      The feasibility of an all endo approach for thoracic arch aneurysms

        Johannes Lammer
    5. -

      The vast majority of thoracic arch aneurysms are best managed by hybrid procedures that include TEVAR and surgical great vessel reconstructions

        Roberto Chiesa
    6. -

      The vast majority of thoracic arch aneurysms are best managed by a full surgical approach

        Friedrich Wilhelm Mohr
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    8. -

      Diagnostic work-up and management of pathologies involving the left subclavian origin

        Marc van Sambeek
    9. -

      Early experience with the Valiant Mona LSA branch stentgraft

        Frank Arko
    10. -

      TEVAR and retrograde Type A dissection: Perception vs. reality

        Matt Thompson
    11. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Current concepts in embolisation therapies

    Chairman:
    Klaus Mathias
    Moderator:
    Peter Huppert, Barry Katzen, Ulf Teichgräber
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Principles of embolisation treatment and material choice

        Ulf Teichgräber
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Galway

    4. -

      UFE and prostatic embolisation – current status and techniques

        Anthony Ryan, Via satellite from Galway
    5. -

      Interventional treatment strategies for hepatic malignancies

        Peter Huppert
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Discussion Forum

    Rethinking TEVAR for dissection

    Chairman:
    Michael Dake
    Discussant:
    Philipp Schäfer, Guido Gelpi
    1. -

      Obstacles in treating chronic Type B dissection

        Thomas Larzon
    2. -

      Uncomplicated asymptomatic Type B aortic dissection is not benign: are there predictors for early endovascular treatment?

        Michel Makaroun
    3. -

      Is there a new trend in treating acute TBAD?

        Jan Brunkwall
  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Global expert exchange – Challenging carotid cases and complications

    Chairman:
    Horst Sievert, Sumaira Macdonald
    Moderator:
    Marco Roffi, Paolo Rubino, Carlo Setacci, Gioachino Coppi
    1. -

      Use of Michi flow reversal for complex arch anatomy in carotid stenting

        Ignacio Leal Lorenzo
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Palermo

    3. -

      Use of proximal protection device by CAS for symptomatic stenosis of ICA – single centre experience

    4. -

      Proximal protection for carotid interventions, real world experience

    5. -

      Carotid stenting: Impact of experience on outcome

    6. -

      OCT guided carotid stenting

    7. -

      How to prevent hyperperfusion syndrome

        Piotr Odrowaz-Pieniazek
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Berlin

    9. -

      Symptomatic vertebral stenosis: When is endovascular treatment appropriate?

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Moderated poster round in front of the LINC studio

    Juror:
    Ralph-Ingo Rückert, Dai-Do Do
    1. -

      Endovascular surgery/aortic

    2. -

      New approach to standard access in interventional procedures A. Kaledin

    3. -

      Comparison of the impact of open and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair on renal function A. Saratzis

    4. -

      Pevar: analysis of costs and benefits compared with femoral surgery access L. Garriboli

    5. -

      Lessons learned from mid-term result of hybrid arch TEVAR and its solutions H. Matsuda

    6. -

      Long-term outcome of endovasculair repair for elective and ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms; a 15-year single centre experience P. Broos

    7. -

      Surgical options in endograft infections M. Ruffino

    8. -

      Object of study and purpose: Persistent type II endoleaks (PT2) after EVAR have been shown to correlate with aneurysm sac expansion and increased need for secondary interventions F. Bontempi

    9. -

      The Aorfix stent graft – tackling challenging anatomy with favourable medium term outcomes K. Augustine

    10. -

      Robotic routing in complex aortic intervention

        Thomas Nolte
    11. -

      Two year experience repairing common iliac aneurysms with a modified endograft that compartmentalizes iliac flow through upstream bifurcation

        Patrick Kelly
    12. -

      Background: Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) has been suggested in several studies to be superior to open surgery repair (OSR) for the treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAAs), but this finding might be affected by selection bias based on aneurysm morphology and patient characteristics. We tested rAAA anatomy according to EVAR suitability in patients undergoing OSR to assess the impact on mortality F. Krenzien

    13. -

      Miscellaneous

    14. -

      Introduction – Supervised exercise therapy (SET) is the primary treatment for intermittent claudication (IC). The aim of this study was to calculate annual savings if a stepped care model (SCM, primary SET treatment followed by revascularization in case of SET failure) would have been followed H. Fokkenrood

    15. -

      The impact of Vascular Chronic Q fever Infections: lessons learned from the world’s largest outbreak P. Broos

    16. -

      Acute Mesenteric ischemia – surgical management and outcomes T. Sahu

    17. -

      Clinical outcomes of less invasive endovascular treatment in the patient of peripheral arterial disease K. Hozawa

    18. -

      Clinical results of infrapopliteal PTA and association of risk factors with primary patency and limb salvage in the patients of hemodialysis K. Hozawa

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Unique technologies for the treatment of peripheral artery disease

    Chairman:
    Johannes Lammer
    Moderator:
    Peter Soukas, Dennis Gable, Michael Piorkowski, Po-Jen Ko
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Demonstrated clinical success and technical considerations for covered stents in the SFA: Key learning from the VIPER and VIASTAR studies

        Dennis Gable
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      Viabahn for in-stent restenosis treatment

        Po-Jen Ko
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      12 months single center patency data for dual component bare metal stent in the SFA

        Michael Piorkowski
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Improving EVAR outcomes in highly angulated AAA anatomy with an "on label" solution

    Chairman:
    Vicente Riambau
    Moderator:
    Jörg Teßarek
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Benefits and advantages of Aorfix™ endovascular stent graft in complex AAA anatomy

        Richard Kellersmann
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      Long term outcomes with Aorfix™ in challenging anatomy (a dual centre review)

        John Hardman
    5. -

      Iliac occlusions – clinical strategies to minimise the risk

        Nilo Mosquera
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    7. -

      Prague University Hospital - 8 year follow up of real world results using Aorfix™

        Petr Varejka
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Symposium: Onyx liquid embolic system – for advanced treatment approaches and daily challenges

    Chairman:
    Christoph Binkert
    Moderator:
    Marcus Treitl, Thomas Larzon, Jose Urbano
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Treatment of endoleaks type I and II

        Marcus Treitl
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    4. -

      Endovascular techniques for ruptured aneurysms

        Thomas Larzon
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    6. -

      Managing hemorraghe in daily practice

        Jose Urbano
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Discussion Forum

    VIVA @ LINC - The aortic neck remains the Achilles heel of EVAR: How do we optimize outcomes using chimneys, periscopes, sandwich techniques, and polymer based technology?

    Chairman:
    Manish Mehta
    Moderator:
    Michael Dake, Sean Lyden, Chris Metzger
    1. -

      This is a case-based session focusing on real cases with challenges and complications that make the experts sweat. Audience participation is encouraged and step-by-step case management is featured and discussed.

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Global Expert Exchange – Challenging cases and complications – Miscellaneous

    Chairman:
    Tony Das, Nicolas Diehm
    Moderator:
    Thomas Rand, Dariusz Dudek, Sigrid Nikol, Jacques Busquet
    1. -

      Peripheral applications of transradial access

    2. -

      Aorto-ostial disease and geographic miss: Experience with the "Flash" ostial flaring balloon

    3. -

      Live case transmission from Palermo

    4. -

      Dyshasia Lusoria following intervention of occluded aberrant right subclavian artery

    5. -

      Distal embolisation protection for removal of partially thrombosed IVC filters, using the angioVac system

    6. -

      Pregnancy with cava occlusion

    7. -

      Upper extremity post-thrombotic syndrome managed percutaneously via venous stenting

    8. -

      Live case transmission from Galway

    9. -

      Single center 5 year follow-up of massive/sub-massive PE

    10. -

      Outcomes following percutaneous suture-mediated access closure in venous interventions

  • - , Discussion Forum

    CX @ LINC - Peripheral arterial ischaemia – ilegx session

    Chairman:
    Frans Moll, Iris Baumgartner
    Moderator:
    Michael Edmonds, Amman Bolia, Patrick Peeters, Thomas Zeller
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Diabetic foot care

        Michael Edmonds
    3. -

      Subintimal angioplasty saves legs and opens collaterals

        Amman Bolia
    4. -

      Stentgraft and full metal jacket has merit

        Frans Moll
    5. -

      Popliteal stenting works

        Patrick Peeters
    6. -

      Options for below the knee revascularisation

        Iris Baumgartner
    7. -

      The relative merits of drug coated balloon vs. drug coated stent below the knee

        Thomas Zeller
    8. -

      Discussion

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Lunch symposium: How do you treat your challenging aortoiliac stenotic lesion?

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Gustavo Oderich, Piotr Kasprzak, Peter Goverde
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Expanding the role of covered stents in aortoiliac lesions

        Gustavo Oderich
    3. -

      Aortoiliac disease; one year multi-center clinical update

        Piotr Kasprzak
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      CERAB: flow-dynamic study and one year results

        Peter Goverde
  • - , Main Arena 2

    Lunch symposium: Expanding the frontier of BTK treatment

    Chairman:
    Craig Walker
    Moderator:
    Yann Gouëffic, Marco Manzi, Andrej Schmidt
    1. -

      Essential steps for BTK

        Yann Gouëffic
    2. -

      Tibiopedal study results

        Craig Walker
    3. -

      Diabetic / angiosome in the BTK treatment

        Marco Manzi
    4. -

      New techniques for BTK treatment

        Andrej Schmidt
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Lunch symposium: The role of stenting in venous interventions

    Chairman:
    Nils Kucher
    Moderator:
    Michael Lichtenberg, Rick de Graaf, Cees Wittens
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Endovascular therapy for acute and chronic venous obstructions

        Nils Kucher
    3. -

      Percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy and stenting of acute iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis

        Michael Lichtenberg
    4. -

      Tips and tricks for venous stenting

        Rick de Graaf
    5. -

      One year follow-up of the sinus-Venous stent by the European Center Aachen-Maastricht

        Cees Wittens
  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Challenging EVAR cases and complications – Part I

    Chairman:
    Michel Makaroun, Vicente Riambau
    Moderator:
    Marc van Sambeek, Ramon Varcoe
    1. -

      Use of current off-the-shelf technology for treatment of complex pararenal aortic aneurysm by percutaneous endovacular means

    2. -

      Four-branched chimney TEVAR for ruptured mycotic aneurysm with 18 months follow up

    3. -

      Midterm outcome of branched Inoue stentgraft for thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections

    4. -

      A total debranching TEVAR case using Valiant with closed circuit CPB for the 87 years old man with a huge aortic arch aneurysm

    5. -

      Pitfalls in endovascular treatment of Type B aortic dissection

    6. -

      Successful bailout procedure of misdeployed contra-lateral iliac leg outside a mainbody endograft using parallel balloon-expandable stent

    7. -

      King Faisal Hospital and Research Center experience in hybrid repair of thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) using TEVAR

    8. -

      Biting off more than you can chew; lessons learned from our fenestration experience

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Electronic poster exhibit in front of the LINC studio

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Lutonix drug coated balloons – clinical evidence and real world applications

    Chairman:
    Marianne Brodmann
    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert, Michael Lichtenberg, Francesco Liistro
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      LEVANT II study design and subgroup analysis

        Dierk Scheinert
    3. -

      Single center experience global SFA registry

        Michael Lichtenberg
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Berlin

    5. -

      BTK applications and Lutonix BTK clinical trial

        Marianne Brodmann
    6. -

      The benefit of drug coated balloons in complex BTK cases

        Francesco Liistro
    7. -

      Pre-clinical safety data and technology review

        Renu Virmani
    8. -

      A Single Center Experience with Lutonix

        Peter von Bilderling
    9. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: 3D image guidance during EVAR

    Chairman:
    Eric Verhoeven
    Moderator:
    Philipp Geisbüsch, Johannes Gahlen, Markus Steinbauer
    1. -

      3D imaging during EVAR, tool or toy?

        Eric Verhoeven
    2. -

      Fusion imaging to support navigation in endovascular aortic procedures

        Philipp Geisbüsch
    3. -

      Intraoperative data acquisition for 3D imaging and navigation in EVAR cases

        Johannes Gahlen
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    5. -

      Can post procedural 3D imaging improve outcomes in endovascular aortic procedures?

        Philipp Geisbüsch
    6. -

      3D imaging in emergency cases

        Markus Steinbauer
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts: Venous disease, unsolved problems and opportunities

    live from Columbus:
    Gary Ansel
    Chairman:
    Kenneth Rosenfield
    Moderator:
    Michael Dake, Manish Mehta, Chris Metzger
    1. -

      Flash presentation: State of the art in deep venous stenting: where are we now and where are we going?

        Michael Dake
    2. -

      Flash presentation: Vena cava filters – how do we use the evidence at hand to optimize treatment strategies?

    3. -

      Flash presentation: Evolving trends in managing massive and submassive pulmonary embolus: How and when to intervene

        Kenneth Rosenfield
  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Challenging cases, pioneering techniques, and complications in lower limb procedures

    Chairman:
    Giancarlo Biamino
    Moderator:
    Roberto Ferraresi
    1. -

      The short and mid-term result of self-expanding nitinol stents for treatment of femoropopliteal arteries following suboptimal balloon angioplasty

    2. -

      Popliteal artery embolisation in superficial femoral artery interventions: incidence, risk factors, treatment, and prognosis

    3. -

      Improved mortality using distal embolic protection devices during peripheral vascular intervention

    4. -

      Live case transmission from Sao Paulo

    5. -

      Role of hybrid procedures in replacing aortobifemoral bypass, critical role of the CFA

    6. -

      A new multifunctional catheter for difficult peripheral access

        Gioachino Coppi
    7. -

      Management of highly calcified aortic and iliac lesions

    8. -

      Endovascular revascularisation of the internal iliac artery for lower limb ischaemia

    9. -

      Technique of percutaneous direct needle puncture of calcified plaque (PIERCE) in superficial femoral artery or tibial artery to facilitate balloon catheter passage and following dilatation of the calcified lesions

    10. -

      Outcomes of deep femoral artery stent coverage during SFA interventions

    11. -

      Treatment of a concomitant CFA perforation and distal lower extremity acute thrombosis

        Peter Soukas
    12. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    13. -

      Managing diabetic foot in Brazil

    14. -

      Multidisciplinary experience with diabetic foot patients in Mexico

    15. -

      Cre8 BTK polymer-free DES technology: the Activ8 clinical trial

        Enrico Marone
    16. -

      How surgical strategies and diabetic foot infections link to revascularisation results

    17. -

      Angiographically directed ("Angiographosome concept") complex tibiopedal reconstruction

    18. -

      Pedal access for BTK CTOs

    19. -

      Pedal puncture with ultrasonographic guidance

    20. -

      Live case transmission from Palermo

    21. -

      The technique of pedal arch angioplasty

        Tatsuya Nakama
  • - , Scientific Posters

    Moderated poster round in front of the LINC studio

    Juror:
    Felix Mahler
    1. -

      PVD/femoro-popliteal

    2. -

      High doses catheter directed thrombolysis in treatment of acute thrombotic lower limb ischemia A. Lukasiewicz

    3. -

      Intravascular ultrasound evaluation of JETSTREAM atherectomy removal of superficial calcium in peripheral arteries

        William Gray
    4. -

      Use of drugcoated balloon PTA as first line treatment for all SFA lesions

        Koen Keirse
    5. -

      OffRoad™ Re-entry catheter system for subintimal recanalization of chronic total occlusions in femoropopliteal arteries: primary safety and efficacy results of the Re-route trial

        Koen Keirse
    6. -

      Drug-coated balloon in peripheral arteries: pre-clinical imaging, pharmacokinetic and physiologic study Rembert Pogge

    7. -

      Gender-related outcome after 5 years of primary femoropopliteal stent placement E. Schoenefeld

    8. -

      Drug-eluting balloon is effective in denovo but not in restenotic femoropopliteal lesion: midterm results of a prospective study M. Herten

    9. -

      Evaluation of drug coated balloon technology in the real world; results from the Heidelberg registry

        Britta Vogel
    10. -

      Endovascular treatment for limb ischemia: final report of a prospective multicenter registry

        Robert Lookstein
    11. -

      The effect of statin treatment on patients with femoropopliteal artery disease after endovascular therapy Y. Shintani

    12. -

      Supra-aortic/carotid

    13. -

      Clinical efficacy of the intravascular ultrasound during CAS to prevent procedural-related acute ischemic stroke N. Ogata

    14. -

      Venous disease

    15. -

      Sclerotherapy in venous malformations: Risk of intraprocedural complications

        Robert Clemens
    16. -

      Endovenous laser ablation and foam sclerotherapy for management of varicose veins; Staged procedure O. Ismail

    17. -

      Objective: Significant release of endothelin 1 (ET-1) after foam sclerotherapy has been reported M. Kendler

    18. -

      Hybrid simultaneous treatment of thrombosed prosthetic grafts for hemodialysis N. Troisi

    19. -

      DVT increase and relate with sleeping in car after North Italian earthquake 2012 (Emilia Earthquake) K. Hanzawa

    20. -

      Endovascular treatment of deep vein thrombosis: Final report of the prospective multi-center PEARL registry

        Robert Lookstein
  • - , Discussion Forum

    Debate on iliac branching techniques

    Chairman:
    Marc van Sambeek
    Discussant:
    Michel Makaroun, Piergiorgio Cao
    1. -

      Iliac aneurysms are prevalent in up to 40% of AAA patients: Is there a need to preserve the internal iliac artery?

        Michel Makaroun
    2. -

      What treatment options work best? Are there advantages for a dedicated system compared to alternative techniques?

        Raghuram Lakshminarayan
    3. -

      GORE® EXCLUDER® iliac branch endoprosthesis: Treatment possibilities and first experience

        Piergiorgio Cao
    4. -

      Discussion

  • - , Main Arena 1

    VIVA @ LINC - Carotid bifurcation disease: pressing new dilemmas and pushing the field forward

    Chairman:
    Peter Schneider
    Moderator:
    Mehdi Shishehbor, John Laird, Tony Das, Marco Roffi, Carlo Setacci
    1. -

      Presentation of the Vascular Career Advancement Award, soponsored by VIVA and LINC. 2013/2014 Awardees: M. Shishehbor, Cleveland, USA and M. Werner, Vienna, Austria.

    2. -

      The case of repair of critical, but asymptomatic carotid stenosis

    3. -

      Live case transmission from Columbus

    4. -

      Future carotid trials and endpoints. This is how we make progress

        Tony Das
    5. -

      CAS is the right choice for patients who also require coronary bypass

        Mehdi Shishehbor
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Columbus

    7. -

      Advances in stents, protection devices, and patient selection will make CAS safer

        John Laird
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Sealing is believing

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Thomas Nolte, Matthias Tenholt, Sean Lyden
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      3 years of experience with an innovative sealing concept

        Thomas Nolte
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      Early and midterm results of a 500 patients registry

        Matthias Tenholt
    5. -

      Expanding EVAR safely: The Ovation prime™ abdominal stentgraft system

        Sean Lyden
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    7. -

      Future outlook: Next generation stentgraft technology

        Dierk Scheinert
  • - , Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts: State of the art of TIPS – improved outcomes with ePTFE covered stents

    live from Heidelberg:
    Boris Radeleff
    Chairman:
    Simon Olliff
    Moderator:
    Geert Maleux, Jonel Trebicka, Andreas Koops
    1. -

      TIPS technique: lessons learned

        Geert Maleux
    2. -

      TIPS indications: clinical considerations and patient selection

        Jonel Trebicka
    3. -

      Tips cases: linking TIPS technique and patient outcome

        Andreas Koops
  • - , Discussion Forum

    Abbott Vascular endovascular electronic education program: Panel discussion with recorded cases

    Moderator:
    Ramon Varcoe, Max Amor
  • - , Main Arena 1

    Interventional techniques for visceral and renal arteries

    Chairman:
    Johannes Lammer, Barry Katzen
    Moderator:
    Felix Mahler, Steve Ramee, Ramon Varcoe, Sebastian Debus, Thomas Rand
    1. -

      Comparison of covered stents and bare metal stents for treatment of chronic mesenteric ischemia

        Gustavo Oderich
    2. -

      Is chronic visceral ischemia an underdiagnosed phenomenon? Interventional techniques and outcome

        Craig Walker
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Palermo

    4. -

      Management of renal and visceral artery aneurysms

        Barry Katzen
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      The case for renal artery revascularization: My take away from all the clinical trials including CORAL

        Steve Ramee
    7. -

      Discussion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Management of juxtarenal aneurysms and challenging aortic neck

    Chairman:
    Frank Criado
    Moderator:
    Giovanni Torsello, Steven Kum, Manish Mehta, Thomas Larzon, Po-Jen Ko, Varinder Bedi
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Sao Paulo

    2. -

      Fenestrated and branched stentgrafts are ideal for managing aortic aneurysms with complex aortic necks

        Martin Malina
    3. -

      Parallel stentgraft techniques such as chimneys are readily available and safe off-the-shelf solutions for complex aortic necks

        Giovanni Torsello
    4. -

      Type I endoleaks and late migration can effectively prevented by endovascular fixation

        Jean-Paul de Vries
    5. -

      Thinking outside the circle: Kissing endografts for AAA

        Dainis Krievins
    6. -

      Rescue procedures for stentgraft dislocation or migration

        Andreas Gussmann
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    8. -

      Advanced approaches to treating challenging AAA & TAA anatomy – EndoAnchors for EVAR & TEVAR

        Manish Mehta
    9. -

      Challenging treatment of arch aneurysm with hybrid procedures and custom made thoracic RELAY-endoprothesis

        Marwan Youssef
    10. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    The last frontiers: Long SFA occlusions and calcified lesions

    Chairman:
    Karl-Ludwig Schulte, Chris Metzger
    Moderator:
    Ralph-Ingo Rückert, Amman Bolia, Patrick Peeters
    1. -

      2000 patients, real-world nitinol stent registry – 1 year results

        Johannes Ruef
    2. -

      Is there a role for drug eluting stents in SFA treatment?

        Yann Gouëffic
    3. -

      12 months results with Zilver PTX in long femoropopliteal lesions

        Thomas Zeller
    4. -

      New concepts for DES in femoropopliteal arteries - the Illumina trial

        Dierk Scheinert
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Berlin

    6. -

      First results of the RAPID trial, RCT with use of the Lefflow DEB for long-segment SFA obstructions

        Daniel van den Heuvel, Via satellite from Leipzig cathlab
    7. -

      The Freeway study projects – status update

        Karl-Ludwig Schulte
    8. -

      Patient-tailored solutions for calcified femoropopliteal lesions

        Craig Walker
    9. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    10. -

      Vessel scoring + DEB – the solution for complex lesions?

        Erwin Blessing

Conference day 3

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Vascular mimetic technology – Design, engineering, and clinical outcomes

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert, Peter Goverde
    Moderator:
    Chris Metzger, Kenneth Rosenfield, Jan Peter Goltz
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Vascular mimetic technology

        Peter Goverde
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Bad Krozingen

    4. -

      Clinical results from the SUPERB and Supera 500

        Dierk Scheinert
    5. -

      Real world data with Supera in the superficial femoral artery and popliteal artery – Results and clinical experience from the AURORAA trial

        Peter Goverde
    6. -

      Real world data with Supera in the superficial femoral artery and popliteal artery – Treatment of popliteal artery lesions in patients with CLI

        Jan Peter Goltz
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Evolving treatment paradigms for management of Type B aortic dissections

    Chairman:
    Friedrich Wilhelm Mohr
    Moderator:
    Hans Krankenberg, Piergiorgio Cao, Ralf Kolvenbach, Matt Thompson
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Tips and tricks for successful EVAR of Type B dissections

        Andrej Schmidt
    3. -

      INSTEAD XL has changed my case based treatment strategies for uncomplicated chronic Type B dissection

        Christoph Nienaber
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    5. -

      Acute dissection: OMT vs. OMT + TEVAR

        Santi Trimarchi
    6. -

      Treatment of chronic dissections and post-dissection aneurysms with fenestrated and branched grafts

        Eric Verhoeven
    7. -

      New techniques to occlude false-lumen distal back flow in chronic dissections

        Tilo Kölbel
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    9. -

      Future horizons: Innovative approaches for ascending aortic pathologies

        Ralf Kolvenbach
    10. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    LINC Expert Course: Advanced techniques for critical limb ischemia part I

    live from Leipzig:
    Andrej Schmidt
    live from Palermo:
    Marco Manzi
    Chairman:
    Giancarlo Biamino
    Moderator:
    Ralf Langhoff, Koen Deloose, Bruno Freitas, Peter Huppert
    1. -

      Considerations for patient-specific revascularisation strategies below the knee

        Roberto Ferraresi
    2. -

      Outcome predictors in CLI interventions – insights from clinical trials

        Osamu Iida
    3. -

      How far can we go with endovascular techniques in challenging CTOs - the view point of a surgeon

        Ramon Varcoe
  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Deep Dive Session: Renal Denervation I

    Chairman:
    Krishna Rocha-Singh, Horst Sievert
    Moderator:
    Steve Ramee, Sigrid Nikol, Erwin Blessing
    1. -

      The status of clinical evidence for RDN in therapy-refractory hypertension - Debate: Is renal denervation really ready for prime time?

    2. -

      Yes, it's a safe and effective technique

        Horst Sievert
    3. -

      Be cautious! There are more questions than answers

        Roland Schmieder
    4. -

      Beyond office blood pressure measurements – the role of ambulatory blood pressure and considerations for a clinical outcome trial on RDN

        Dariusz Dudek
    5. -

      How to approach moderate treatment-resistent hypertension? How should we define responsiveness?

        Krishna Rocha-Singh
    6. -

      Panel discussion

    7. -

      New insights and advanced techniques in renal denervation

    8. -

      What have we learned about our target? Sympathetic nerve distribution and implications for therapy strategies

        Renu Virmani
    9. -

      How to mangage difficult anatomies and implications for device selection

        Britta Vogel
    10. -

      What is the advantage of irrigated RF systems?

        Karl-Heinz Kuck
    11. -

      Non-focussed ultrasound: Early clinical experience with the TIVUS system

        Erwin Blessing
    12. -

      Panel discussion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Electronic poster exhibit in front of the LINC studio

  • - , Discussion Forum

    Symposium: Advancing the field of thrombus management with EKOS: Results and reflections from the recent clinical trials and real-world data

    Chairman:
    Barry Katzen
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Clinical evidence for ultrasound accelerated thrombolysis in pulmonary embolism: a critical review of the ULTIMA study and other recent clinical trials

        Nils Kucher
    3. -

      The increasing role of EKOS in treating pathological thrombi in the arterial and venous circulation

        Barry Katzen
    4. -

      Simplifying the treatment algorithm for acute DVT with EKOS: Results from the Maastricht experience and update on the Dutch CAVA trial

        Cees Wittens
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Paradise – A novel ultrasound-based approach for renal denervation

    Chairman:
    Karl-Heinz Kuck
    Moderator:
    Marc Sapoval
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Bad Krozingen

    2. -

      The advantages of non-focused ultrasound energy for renal denervation

        Karl-Heinz Kuck
    3. -

      The pathophysiological view: The effects of ultrasound energy in the renal arteries

        Renu Virmani
    4. -

      Clinical results and future innovations with the Paradise system

        Marc Sapoval
  • - , Main Arena 1

    A decade of innovation: Remaining challenges and future prospectives for the femoropopliteal arteries

    Chairman:
    Kenneth Rosenfield
    Moderator:
    Ralf Langhoff, Marc Bosiers, Craig Walker, Peter Soukas, Dai-Do Do
    1. -

      The Zilver PTX registry ISR subanalysis

        Michael Dake
    2. -

      2-year results of DEB for treatment of ISR

        Eugenio Stabile
    3. -

      The Debate-ISR study: 2-year data

        Francesco Liistro
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      Latest clinical trials on treatment of in-stent restenosis

    6. -

      RELINE - randomized clinical trial: Viabahn covered stents vs. PTA

        Koen Deloose
    7. -

      The FAIR - randomized clinical trial of DEB vs. PTA for SFA-ISR

        Hans Krankenberg
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Bad Krozingen

    9. -

      Initial experience with DEB in occluded lower limb bypass

        Konstantinos Katsanos
    10. -

      BioMimics 3D - advanced stent design: Concept to randomised controlled trial

        Thomas Zeller, Via satellite from Bad Krozingen
    11. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    LINC Expert Course: Advanced techniques for critical limb ischemia part II

    live from Bad Krozingen:
    Thomas Zeller
    live from Leipzig:
    Kazushi Urasawa
    Chairman:
    Ramon Varcoe
    Moderator:
    Chris Metzger, Hiroyoshi Yokoi
    1. -

      State of the art retrograde approach – step by step

        Andrej Schmidt
    2. -

      Going deep – essentials of foot anatomy and the technique of pedal interventions

        Marco Manzi, Via satellite from Palermo
  • - , Scientific Posters

    Challenging Cases and Complications - Moderated poster round in front of the LINC studio

    Juror:
    Peter Schneider, Vicente Riambau
    1. -

      Endovascular surgery/aortic

    2. -

      Emergency repair of a giant renal arterio-venous fistula with a wideneck using amplatzer plugs A. Saratzis

    3. -

      Modified hybrid debranching technique to treat large subclavian artery aneurysm A.Saratzis

    4. -

      Bilateral iliac recanalization for management of limb ischemia in patient with type A aortic dissection P. Rodríguez

    5. -

      Endovascular repair for severe late failure of Zenith stent graft 2000 model S. Onozawa

    6. -

      Total endovascular repair of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm with aortocaval fistula E. Willigendael

    7. -

      Complete endovascular aortic arch aneurysm repair

        Patrick Kelly
    8. -

      Struggling with delivery system removal: a challenging technical issue during endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) for AAA with severe neck angulation K. Hongku

    9. -

      TAA or malignancy S. Navaratne

    10. -

      Miscellaneous

    11. -

      Endovascular treatment pseudoaneurysm of the right iliac artery with arteriovenous fistula arose after spinal disc surgery M. Generalov

    12. -

      Thoraco-abdominal dissection and thrombosis of the aortic graft in a patient previously treated for acute type B dissection. A. Malaj

    13. -

      PVD/aorto-iliac

    14. -

      Muscular flap for treatment of secondary aortoesophageal fistula after thoracic endovascular aortic repair J. Ruiz

    15. -

      Endovascular treatment of massive hemoptysis by bronchial artery embolization A. Svare

    16. -

      Evar in pelvi kidney A. Lemos Junior

    17. -

      PVD/below the knee

    18. -

      Complex btk treatment: recanalization via a collateral artery - what is possible with modern guidewires and catheters? C. Lüdtke

    19. -

      PVD/femoro-popliteal

    20. -

      Complications bonded to popliteal artery injury are a rare event that can occur during or after the knee surgery L. Garriboli

    21. -

      Complete endovascular iliofemoropopliteal recanalisation B. Moors

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Innovative technologies and approaches for aortic challenges

    Chairman:
    Michel Makaroun
    Moderator:
    Raghuram Lakshminarayan, Piergiorgio Cao, Nicola Mangialardi
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Ensuring best clinical outcomes with the new lower profile GORE® EXCLUDER AAA endoprosthesis: Reducing access complications and treating short, angulated necks

        Raghuram Lakshminarayan
    3. -

      A new era in treating iliac aneurysms: The GORE® EXCLUDER® iliac branch endoprosthesis

        Piergiorgio Cao
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      The impact of true conformability in the aortic arch

        Nicola Mangialardi
    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion

    7. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Deep Dive Session: Renal Denervation II

    Chairman:
    William Gray, Paul Sobotka
    Moderator:
    Dariusz Dudek, Joachim Beige, Gerd Hindricks
    1. -

      New horizons for renal denervation and systemic sympathetic nerve modification – early insights and update on potential indications for RDN

    2. -

      Renal denervation in patients with renovascular disease

        Yvonne Bausback
    3. -

      Renal denervation in patients with heart failure

        Horst Sievert
    4. -

      Renal denervation for optimisation of arrhythmia control

        Gerd Hindricks
    5. -

      Non-renal targets for sympathetic modification

        Paul Sobotka
    6. -

      Experience with carotid baroreceptor stimulation in severe refractory hypertension

        Joachim Beige
    7. -

      Safety and performance of urinary bladder electrical stimulation in acute decompensated heart failure

        Andrej Erglis
    8. -

      Panel discussion

  • - , Discussion Forum

    Endoluminal bypass: Interactive case discussion

    Chairman:
    Jorge Fernández Noya
    1. -

      Complex SFA lesion

        Michel Reijnen
    2. -

      Popliteal artery aneurysm

        Nabil Chakfé
    3. -

      Dialysis access revision

        Daniele Savio
  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Treatment of arterial and venous occlusions – "Why do I use mechanical debulking?"

    Chairman:
    Miroslav Bulvas
    Moderator:
    Eberhard Wedell, Steven Kum, Sven Bräunlich, Torsten Fuß, Thomas Heller
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Rotarex in daily practice – indications and results of the last 10 years

        Sven Bräunlich
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      Treatment of long segment ISR. Rotarex plus DEB improves the outcome

        Torsten Fuß
    5. -

      Recanalisation of venous thrombosis. Is there an advantage in using a mechanical thrombectomy system?

        Thomas Heller
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Bad Krozingen

    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Symposium: In-stent restenosis and re-dos – insights and updates

    Chairman:
    Jos van den Berg
    Moderator:
    Roberto Gandini, Patrick Peeters
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      ISR – a different kind of lesion

        Thomas Zeller, Via satellite from Bad Krozingen
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Palermo

    4. -

      The value of DEB and atherectomy

        Roberto Gandini
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      Re-dos – case studies

        Patrick Peeters
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Nurse and Technician Forum – Part I

    Chairman:
    Martin Werner, Eric Ducasse
    1. -

      Basic techniques in peripheral interventions

    2. -

      Step by step: Carotid artery stenting procedures

        Klaus Mathias
    3. -

      Step by step: Infrapopliteal revascularisation

        Antonio Micari
    4. -

      Step by step: How I treat SFA lesions

        Dai-Do Do
    5. -

      Step by step: Hybrid procedures for peripheral obstructive disease

        Holger Staab
    6. -

      Round table discussion

    7. -

      Before and after an endovascular procedure

    8. -

      Vascular diagnostics prior to angioplasty: needs and pitfalls

        Markus Haumer
    9. -

      How do I choose the appropriate closure device

        Eric Ducasse
    10. -

      Medical therapy after angioplasty/stenting

        Martin Werner
    11. -

      Round table discussion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Nellix – from concept to clinical practice

    Chairman:
    Matt Thompson
    Moderator:
    Jean-Paul de Vries, Paul Hayes, Michel Reijnen
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      EVAS and early clinical outcome

        Jean-Paul de Vries
    3. -

      The European experience: Learning curve and key take-aways

        Paul Hayes
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    5. -

      The future of EVAS: Exploring Nellix possibilities

        Michel Reijnen
    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Lunch

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Lunch symposium: INCRAFT – The unmet need for a new EVAR device and concept

    Chairman:
    Giovanni Torsello
    Moderator:
    Jan Blankensteijn, Jan Brunkwall
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Global INCRAFT® system clinical program

        Corey Teigen
    3. -

      Technical features of the INCRAFT® system

        Giovanni Pratesi
    4. -

      Case presentation

        Konstantinos Donas
    5. -

      INCRAFT: 2 year data from the INNOVATION trial

        Giovanni Torsello
    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Technical Forum

    Lunch symposium: Challenges in venous recanalisation and endovascular reconstruction

    Chairman:
    Michael Lichtenberg
    Moderator:
    Nils Kucher, Gerard O'Sullivan
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Case presentations

        Nils Kucher, Gerard O'Sullivan
    3. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Challenging EVAR cases and complications – Part II

    Chairman:
    Piergiorgio Cao, Patrick Kelly
    Moderator:
    Dieter Raithel, Ralph-Ingo Rückert
    1. -

      Outcomes of intentional left subclavian artery coverage during TEVAR in patients with traumatic aortic injury – a quality of life study

    2. -

      Repair of innominate artery pseudoaneurysm and tracheo-innominate fistula with a modified endovascular graft

    3. -

      Novel measure to counter access trouble in TEVAR cases - external iliac artery approach using TRIMLINE vertebral retractor

    4. -

      First-in-man use of Endologix VELA cuff: Our initial experience with the world's first four cases

    5. -

      Contra-lateral limb cannulation technique during EVAR for hostile neck

    6. -

      Techniques for successful percutaneous EVAR

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Electronic poster exhibit in front of the LINC studio

  • - , Main Arena 1

    TCT @ LINC: Pioneering techniques and future perspectives in endovascular interventions. „Leaving no metal behind“ – the concept for the future?

    Chairman:
    William Gray
    Moderator:
    Gunnar Tepe, Renu Virmani, Sumaira Macdonald, Hans Martin Gißler, Tony Das, Johannes Lammer
    1. -

      Current evidence and clinical utility of atherectomy systems

        William Gray
    2. -

      The Phoenix Atherectomy System: My initial experience with the next generation of peripheral atherectomy

        Thomas Zeller, Via satellite from Bad Krozingen
    3. -

      Directional atherectomy + DEB: Early insights from the Definitive AR study

        Gunnar Tepe
    4. -

      The SHOCKWAVE lithoplasty concept for calcified lesions – initial clinical experience

        Marianne Brodmann
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Bad Krozingen

    6. -

      The only solution for peripheral arteries is to avoid permanent implants – bioabsorbable scaffolds will be the future!

        Renu Virmani
    7. -

      Latest generation bioabsorbable technology – how to make it work

        Dierk Scheinert
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    9. -

      Chocolate BAR: Chocolate PTA in a broad range of patients with peripheral arterial disease, a prospective post-marketing study

        Tony Das
  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Raising the standard of care for endovascular aortic repair, applying contemporary outcomes to clinical practice

    Chairman:
    Jean Panneton
    Moderator:
    Hence Verhagen, Marc van Sambeek, Matt Thompson, Christoph Nienaber
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Midterm results of ENGAGE registry

        Hence Verhagen
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    4. -

      How durable is EVAR in the hostile neck?

        Hence Verhagen
    5. -

      Device evolution and impact on EVAR outcomes. ENGAGE vs. EUROSTAR

        Marc van Sambeek
    6. -

      Uncomplicated Type B dissection is a misnomer: INSTEAD XL results

        Christoph Nienaber
    7. -

      Treatment of Type B dissections. VIRTUE 3 year result

        Matt Thompson
    8. -

      Panel discussion and take home messages

  • - , Technical Forum

    Endovenous therapies of varicose veins

    Chairman:
    Karin Brachmann, Thomas Noppeney
    Moderator:
    Movsar Tembulatow, Attila Szabó, Cees Wittens, Bernd-Michael Harnoss
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    2. -

      Treatment strategies for varicose veins – status update 2014

        Karin Brachmann
    3. -

      VNUS Closure Fast – 5 year data from a randomized clinical trial

        Thomas Noppeney
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Bad Krozingen

    5. -

      Technical tips and tricks of venous ablation therapy in challenging anatomies

        Cees Wittens
    6. -

      Implementation of endovenous and surgical treatment into a successful treatment algorithm for postthrombotic syndroms

        Movsar Tembulatow
    7. -

      Mechano-chemical ablation for endovenous occlusion. First results

        Attila Szabó
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    9. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Discussion Forum

    Vascular stent design matters: Interactive case discussion

    Chairman:
    Ulf Teichgräber
    1. -

      SFA lesion

        Gerrit Krupski-Berdien
    2. -

      Popliteal artery lesion

        Konstantinos Katsanos
    3. -

      External iliac artery lesion

        Giovanni Pratesi
  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Nurse and Technician Forum – Part II

    Chairman:
    Koen Keirse, Jos van den Berg
    1. -

      Aortic interventions

    2. -

      Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR): Indications and basic procedure

        Tilo Kölbel
    3. -

      Abdominal aortic aneurysm: Basics of endovascular repair

        Jos van den Berg
    4. -

      Transcatheter aortic-valve implantation (TAVI): Indications and basic procedure

        Axel Linke
    5. -

      Round table discussion

    6. -

      Miscellaneous devices

    7. -

      What is endovascular atherectomy and which devices are out there?

        Koen Keirse
    8. -

      Drug-eluting devices

        Erich Minar
    9. -

      Re-entry devices for CTOs

        Koen Keirse
    10. -

      Endovascular treatment of chronic venous insufficiency

        Elisabeth Singer
    11. -

      Round table discussion

    12. -

      Endovascular treatment of hypertension

    13. -

      Treating hypertension by renal artery stenting

        Peter Schneider
    14. -

      Treating hypertension by renal denervation

        Yvonne Bausback
    15. -

      Round table discussion

    16. -

      Emergencies in the cathlab

    17. -

      Complications in the cathlab, and what the team learned from it

        Marianne Brodmann
    18. -

      Bleeding complications and puncture site complications

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
    19. -

      Endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aneurysms

        Patrick Peeters
    20. -

      Round table discussion

    21. -

      Limb salvage

    22. -

      Chronic limb ischemia: Preventing amputations – an interdisciplinary challenge

        Sabine Steiner
    23. -

      Treatment of the diabetic foot – the how and why

        Gianmarco de Donato
    24. -

      Acute limb ischemia – therapeutic options

        Mehdi Shishehbor
    25. -

      Round table discussion

    26. -

      Strategies for crossing complex femoropopliteal and BTK lesions

    27. -

      Subintimal or intraluminal, which way to go?

        Koen Deloose
    28. -

      14, 18, 20, 35: Which wire for which lesion and why?

        Jean Marc Pernes
    29. -

      Retrograde recanalisation – indications and techniques

        Martin Werner
    30. -

      Round table discussion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Challenging Cases and Complications - Moderated poster round in front of the LINC studio

    Juror:
    Giancarlo Biamino, Klaus Mathias
    1. -

      PVD/femoro-popliteal

    2. -

      When upper limbs are no longer available for autologous arteriovenous fistula (AVF), femoro-saphenous arteriovenous access on the thigh are a good option A. Rodriguez-Morata

    3. -

      AV fistula post safari technique for distal popliteal artery occlusion, treated with coiling via venous route B. Shafi

    4. -

      Supra-aortic/carotid

    5. -

      Endovascular treatment of inadvertent injury to sub clavian artery during dialysis access T. Rana

    6. -

      Treatment of an aneurysm of the arcus aorta with a double chimney technique P. Van Shaik

    7. -

      Vascular surgeons are used to treating symptomatic atherosclerotic lesions at the carotid bifurcation, sometimes at the origin of the common carotid artery (cca), and even tandem lesions. in contrast, thromboembolic occlusion of the supra-aortic vessels is very rare E. Chisci

    8. -

      Male, hypertensive patient presented with post cabg status and severe angina T. Madan

    9. -

      Left internal carotid artery stenting in a case with type iii aortic arch

    10. -

      Urgent treatment of non-intentional coverage of supra-aortic trunks during Endovascular stent graft repair for thoracic aortic disease J. Ruiz

    11. -

      Aberrant right subclavian artery(arsa), when and how to do? M. Elsherif

    12. -

      Venous disease

    13. -

      Endovascular conversion of malfunctioning iliac vein stent to double barrel kissing stents improved clinical symptomatology W-H. Hsu

    14. -

      Male, 23 yrs old presented with bilateral lower limb swelling and abdominal distension T. Madan

    15. -

      Post permanent pacemaker implantation, endovascular treatment of subclavian vein stenosis

    16. -

      Others

    17. -

      DEB - a solution for recurrent multiple pulmonary vein stenoses (pvs) complicating rf catheter ablation of paroxysmal refractory atrial fibrillation (praf)- a case series S. Kudrnova

    18. -

      PVD/below the knee

    19. -

      Endovascular repair of a post-traumatic anterior tibial pseudoaneurysm and concomitant peroneal arteriovenous fistula: case report G. Di Matteo

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Scrub in with the experts: Advanced techniques for carotid revascularisation

    live from Münster:
    Arne Schwindt
    live from Palermo:
    Fausto Castriota
    Chairman:
    Giovanni Torsello
    Moderator:
    Sumaira Macdonald, Max Amor, Dariusz Dudek, Paolo Rubino
    1. -

      Flash presentation: Critical literature appraisal on carotid artery stenting

        Sumaira Macdonald
    2. -

      Flash presentation: Patient selection, techniques, and armamentarium: Lessons learned after CREST

        William Gray
    3. -

      Flash presentation: Pre-clinical and first clinical experiences with Micromesh carotid stent

        Max Amor
    4. -

      Flash presentation: Proximal protection during CAS

        Piotr Odrowaz-Pieniazek
  • - , Main Arena 2

    CX @ LINC: Controversial issues in aortic repair

    Chairman:
    Frans Moll
    Moderator:
    Sebastian Debus, Piergiorgio Cao, Thomas Larzon, Frank Veith, Matt Thompson, Janet Powell
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Fast track practice and the improvement in anaesthesia

        Sebastian Debus
    3. -

      Lessons from the CAESAR trial

        Piergiorgio Cao
    4. -

      Open surgery for AAA has its place

    5. -

      The value of flow diversion in the aorta

        Thomas Larzon
    6. -

      There is a best way to manage ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms

        Frank Veith
    7. -

      Trials on ruptured aneurysm are a waste of time

        Zoran Rancic
    8. -

      I am not so sure about that

        Matt Thompson
    9. -

      Let me show you results of the IMPROVE trial

        Janet Powell
    10. -

      Discussion

  • - , Discussion Forum

    VIVA @ LINC: The worst complication I had this year, I should have seen it coming

    Chairman:
    Tony Das
    Moderator:
    Michael Dake, Krishna Rocha-Singh, John Laird, Manish Mehta
    1. -

      This is a case-based session focusing on real cases with challenges and complications that make the experts sweat. Audience participation is encouraged and step-by-step case management is featured and discussed.

  • - , Technical Forum

    LINC Expert Course: Advanced CTO techniques

    live from Leipzig:
    Andrej Schmidt
    Chairman:
    Giancarlo Biamino
    Moderator:
    Steve Ramee, Steven Kum
    1. -

      Flash presentation: IVUS guidance for peripheral arterial and venous indications

        Fabrizio Fanelli
    2. -

      Flash presentation: Latest tips and tricks for CTOs from Japan

        Kazushi Urasawa
    3. -

      Flash presentation: Retrograde recanalisation and puncture techniques for in-stent occlusions and native CTOs

        Michael Piorkowski
  • - , Main Arena 1

    The last frontier: Endovascular interventions in the common femoral and popliteal arteries

    Chairman:
    Barry Katzen
    Moderator:
    Reza Ghotbi, Patrick Peeters, Chris Metzger, Ralph-Ingo Rückert, Peter Schneider
    1. -

      The TECCO trial: results of the French multicentric randomized clinical trial comparing endovascular vs. open surgery for the treatment of common femoral artery de novo lesions

        Yann Gouëffic
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Bad Krozingen

    3. -

      Anatomical and biomechanical specifics of the popliteal artery

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
    4. -

      Clinical trial update: ETAP randomized clinical trial: 24 months update

        Thomas Zeller, Via satellite from Bad Krozingen
    5. -

      Clinical trial update: The Durability Pop study – 2 year results

        Patrick Peeters
    6. -

      The Leipzig SUPERA Popliteal artery stent registry - long-term results

        Johannes Schuster
    7. -

      Entrapment syndrome of the popliteal artery – diagnostic work-up and treatment

        Ralph-Ingo Rückert
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    9. -

      Endovascular repair of popliteal artery aneurysms: Technical considerations, patient selection, and outcome

        Barry Katzen
  • - , Main Arena 2

    Scrub in with the experts: Pioneering techniques for thoraco-abdominal aneurysm repair

    live from Münster:
    Martin Austermann
    Chairman:
    Armando Lobato
    Moderator:
    Martin Malina, Piotr Kasprzak, Varinder Bedi, Piergiorgio Cao, Eric Verhoeven
    1. -

      EVAR of thoraco-abdominal aneurysms with branched and fenestrated endografts – review of results and techniques

        Martin Malina
    2. -

      Off-the-shelf solutions for thoraco-abdominal aortic repair: My experience with chimneys and snorkels

        Zoran Rancic
    3. -

      How to reduce neurologic complications during EVAR of throracoabdominal aneurysms: The open branch concept

        Piotr Kasprzak

Conference day 4

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Join us for brunch!

  • - , Technical Forum

    Join us for brunch!

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Critical issues in aortic endografting

    Chairman:
    Michel Makaroun, Roberto Chiesa
    Moderator:
    Marc van Sambeek, Steven Kum, Eric Verhoeven, Giovanni Torsello, Armando Lobato
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    2. -

      EVAR improves outcomes of elective and ruptured AAA

        Marc Schermerhorn
    3. -

      Scientific and clinical value of contemporary EVAR post market registries: The ENGAGE case example

        Hence Verhagen
    4. -

      Long-term results with the Endurant stentgraft: The Muenster single center experience with 700+ patients

        Theodosios Bisdas
    5. -

      The real life GORE® GREAT registry: Latest clinical evidence and ongoing modules

        Patrick Vriens
    6. -

      TREOVANCE in EVAR: Latest results on ADVANCE, BENEFIT and RATIONALE clinical studies

        Vicente Riambau
    7. -

      Multicenter registry to evaluate the performance of chimney and periscope grafts

        Konstantinos Donas
    8. -

      Thinking out of the box: innovative solutions for challenging EVAR cases - Nellix and beyond

        Dittmar Böckler
    9. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    10. -

      One year experience with complete endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aneurysms by compartmentalizing aortic flow

        Patrick Kelly
    11. -

      Custom-made vs. off-the-shelf multibranched endografts for endovascular repair of TAAA

        Martin Austermann, Via satellite from Münster
    12. -

      My experience with parallel graft techniques as an off-the-shelf solution for complex aortic aneurysms

        Armando Lobato
    13. -

      Update on understanding and management of PAU and IMH

        Frank Criado
    14. -

      Retrograde Type A dissections after EVAR – insights from surgical re-do procedures

        Michael Borger
    15. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    16. -

      Prevention and treatment of Type I endoleaks with the Aptus system

        Piotr Kasprzak
    17. -

      Late Type I endoleak are better treatable by chimneys

        Konstantinos Donas
    18. -

      Innovative system for iliac branch procedures: The new GORE® EXCLUDER® iliac branch endoprosthesis

        Fabio Verzini
    19. -

      9-year experience with the use of iliac side branch devices in more than 160 patients

        Giovanni Torsello
  • - , Technical Forum

    Challenging cases and complications: Great saves and big disasters

    Chairman:
    Giancarlo Biamino
    Moderator:
    Claudio Rabbia, Chris Metzger, Gioachino Coppi
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Endovascular treatment is an accurate option for aortoenteric secondary fistula in TASC D patients

        Enrique San Norberto-García
    3. -

      Complete endovascular repair of an arch aneurysm by compartmentalising aortic flow: a case report

        Patrick Kelly
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      Endovascular approach in traumatic abdominal aortic injury in a 9 year old child

        Konstantinos Papazoglou
    6. -

      We report the treatment of a 77 years old patient with painful expansive thoracoabdominal aneurysm using a novel endovascular treatment with a quadruple layer stent technique

        Bruno Freitas
    7. -

      Cannulation of visceral vessel of type IV thoracoabdominal aneurysm after malposition of the main branched graft: case report

        Gioachino Coppi
    8. -

      Treatment of a perirenal aortic aneurysm without iliaco-femoral access followed by branched endograft infection caused by an aortoduodenal fistula

        Reinhard Kopp
    9. -

      Vascular malformations - overview and treatment options

        Robert Clemens
    10. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    11. -

      Usefulness of percutaneous direct needle puncture technique during recanalization of heavily calcified plaques of hemodialysis patients.

        Tomoyasu Sato
    12. -

      Challenges while excluding supra-aortic aneurysms with difficult proximal control

        Ahmed Sayed
    13. -

      Emergent triple back table graft fenestration for chronic dissection with rapid expansion

        Claes Forssell
    14. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    15. -

      Conclusion and Adjourn

  • - , Main Arena 1

    After completion of the programme, buses will leave from the congress venue directly to the airport, the trainstation, as well as back to the city center.

  • - , Technical Forum

    After completion of the programme, buses will leave from the congress venue directly to the airport, the trainstation, as well as back to the city center.