LINC 2015 Programme

Find all topics and speakers listed below.

Conference day 2

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Mechanical removal of occlusion material from arteries and veins – the new standard treatment?

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Steven Kum, Michael Lichtenberg, Thomas Heller, Samuel Heller, Eberhard Wedell, Bruno Freitas
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Rotarex mechanical debulking: The Leipzig experience in 1.200+ patients

        Dierk Scheinert
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      Successful recanalisation of venous occlusions with Aspirex mechanical thrombectomy. The 50-cases-experience

        Michael Lichtenberg
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      In-stent reocclusion: Why do we use mechanical debulking as first treatment step?

        Bruno Freitas
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Scrub in with experts: Ultra low profile AAA stent-graft systems: Evidence meets experience

    live from Münster:
    Arne Schwindt, Martin Austermann, Bernd Gehringhoff
    Chairman:
    Giovanni Torsello
    Moderator:
    Andrew Holden, Christian Reeps, Michel Makaroun
    1. -

      Flash presentation: INCRAFT case presentation from Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich

        Christian Reeps
    2. -

      Flash presentation: First practical learnings with INCRAFT from Münster, Franziskus Hospital

        Arne Schwindt, Via satellite from Münster
    3. -

      Flash presentation: Featured research - INCRAFT: Update on the INSPIRATION Pivotal Study

        Michel Makaroun
    4. -

      Flash presentation: Results of vascular closure devices for large caliber access

        Bruno Freitas
    5. -

      Flash presentation: Low profile devices for EVAR: Value and trade-offs from a surgical viewpoint

        Giovanni Torsello
  • - , Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts: Endovascular therapy in complex aortoiliac and femoral disease

    live from Dendermonde:
    Koen Deloose
    Chairman:
    Steve Ramee
    Moderator:
    Spiridon Botsios, Ankur Patel, Wolfgang Ritter, Patrick Peeters, Holger Staab
    1. -

      Advanced techniques for recanalization of TASC C/D iliac lesions

        Matthias Ulrich
    2. -

      Endovascular management of complex aorto-iliac lesions, bare metal stents vs.covered stents: Long-term result of COBEST trial

        Patrice Mwipatayi
    3. -

      Surgical approaches to iliac obstructions: When are they the preferred option?

        Ralph-Ingo Rückert
    4. -

      Hybrid procedures: When and how

        Holger Staab
  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Catheter-based treatment of hypertension, heart failure and beyond – where do we stand, where do we go?

    Chairman:
    Felix Mahfoud, Horst Sievert
    Moderator:
    Thomas Zeller, Paul Sobotka, Roland Schmieder, Michael Böhm, Oliver Vonend
    1. -

      Renal denervation: what has anatomy taught us?

        Renu Virmani
    2. -

      From bench to bedside: how and where to treat the renal artery?

        Felix Mahfoud
    3. -

      How does renal artery anatomy effect the outcome of RDN procedures?

        Britta Vogel
    4. -

      What to learn from recent clinical trials: Symplicity HTN-3, FRENCH-DENERV-HTN, PRAGUE-15?

        Thomas Zeller
    5. -

      Renal denervation – dead or alive? The view point of a nephrologist/hypertenoion specialist

        Oliver Vonend
    6. -

      Recent clinical findings and how they changed my patient selection: who is the ideal candidate?

        Philipp Lurz
    7. -

      What is needed now? New clinical trials that would change my clinical practice

        Roland Schmieder
    8. -

      Renal denervation in patients with impaired kidney function – results from the Heidelberg RDN registry

        Erwin Blessing
    9. -

      Late results of radiofrequency denervation and assessment of vessel patency

        Yvonne Bausback
    10. -

      Preliminary results of RETREAT (renal denervation with ultrasound after failed radiofrequency denervation)

        Horst Sievert
    11. -

      Going to the source: A disruptive approach to renal denervation with the non-vascular Verve system

        Richard Heuser
    12. -

      Turn the page for hypertension and lets go for heart failure and arrhythmias

        Michael Böhm
    13. -

      Blood pressure-lowering interventions beside renal denervation – what is on the horizon?

        Horst Sievert
    14. -

      Treatment of resistent hypertension by creation of an AV anastomosis: the pathophysiologic basis and principle of treatment

        Paul Sobotka
    15. -

      Orchestrating sympathovagal balance with Barostim

        Navid Madershahian
    16. -

      Barostim: Clinical evidence in resistant hypertension and heart failure

        Jochen Müller-Ehmsen
    17. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Electronic posters will be displayed from 08:00 – 12:30 in front of the LINC studio

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Controversies in endovascular aortic repair – EVAR outside the instructions for use

    Chairman:
    Frank Veith, Jean-Pierre Becquemin
    Moderator:
    Piotr Kasprzak, Giovanni Torsello, Andreas Gussmann, Mario Lachat
    1. -

      The great debate

    2. -

      EVAR for everyone: Are we going too far in the push to treat every aneurysm endovascularly?

        Frank Criado
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Münster part I

    4. -

      EVAR should be the first choice treatment in young patients with good anatomy

        Frans Moll
    5. -

      On label vs. off label indications: Are contemporary devices reducing the gap in clinical outcome?

        Nicola Troisi
    6. -

      Treating more complex anatomies does not lead to higher re-intervention rates – the Eindhoven experience in 1000+ patients

        Marc van Sambeek
    7. -

      AAA-repair in patients with chronic renal insufficiency: EVAR or open repair

        Vicente Riambau
    8. -

      The scandal of long-term mortality after EVAR

        Piergiorgio Cao
    9. -

      Live case transmission from Münster part II

    10. -

      How short aortic necks should be defined, re-defined and measured

        Isabelle van Herzeele
    11. -

      Chimney procedures for juxtarenal aneurysms – technical considerations and outcomes

        Giovanni Torsello
    12. -

      Fenestrated endovascular aortic grafts are still the best and most durable solution

        Eric Verhoeven
    13. -

      The Auckland experience with the Nellix EVAS system

        Andrew Holden
    14. -

      Is EVAS going to change the practice with short neck and chimneys?

        Michel Reijnen
  • - , Main Arena 1

    Critical limb ischemia treatment 2014: Lessons learned, current status and future perspectives

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert, Peter Schneider
    Moderator:
    Iris Baumgartner, Renu Virmani, Andrew Holden, Yoshiaki Yokoi, Michael Jaff
    1. -

      The rationale for the “Endovascular First” concept and how to implement it

        Peter Schneider
    2. -

      Real world CLI practice: Update from the CRITISCH registry

        Theodosios Bisdas
    3. -

      The Angiosome concept: Pro and cons

    4. -

      The BEST-CLI Trial: Open vs. endovascular therapy for critical limb ischemia

        Michael Jaff
    5. -

      Revascularization of the wound-related artery is key

        Osamu Iida
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig part I

    7. -

      There is no proof for the angiosome concept

        Peter Huppert
    8. -

      Panel discussion and vote

    9. -

      Drug-coated balloons for BTK disease in critical limb ischemia – a failed concept?

    10. -

      One year after In.Pact Deep: Lessons learned from a failed trial

        Thomas Zeller
    11. -

      Safety of Paclitaxel balloon coatings: Insights from a pathologist

        Renu Virmani
    12. -

      Ongoing trials and future concepts for local drug delivery in BTK arteries

        Dierk Scheinert
    13. -

      Panel discussion and vote

    14. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig part II

    15. -

      Destiny II: 12 months results with long segment DES treatment in BTK arteries

        Marc Bosiers
    16. -

      PES BTK 70: 12 months results with a paclitaxel-coated self-expandingstent in BTK arteries

        Marc Bosiers
    17. -

      Initial experience with absorbable drug-eluting vascular scaffolds in BTK arteries

        Ramon Varcoe
  • - , Technical Forum

    Current concepts in embolization therapy

    Chairman:
    Ulf Teichgräber
    Moderator:
    Michael Moche, Hermann Steinkamp, Claudio Rabbia, John Kaufman
    1. -

      Concepts and techniques in oncologic and non-oncologic embolizations

        Peter Huppert
    2. -

      State-of-the-art treatment options in metastatic liver disease and primary liver tumors

        Ulf Teichgräber
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    4. -

      Drug-eluting beads vs. conventional TACE – what is the evidence?

        Jochen Fuchs
    5. -

      Selective internal radiotherapy treatment (SIRT): Current indications, technique and outcome

        Michael Moche
    6. -

      Recorded case from Leipzig

    7. -

      Embolization treatment for acute gastrointestinal bleeding

        Steffen Basche
    8. -

      Treatment of AV-malformations in abdominal and visceral arteries

        René Aschenbach
  • - , Discussion Forum

    Challenges in EVAR: current solutions and future needs

    Chairman:
    Michael Dake
    Discussant:
    Rob Fisher, Giovanni Pratesi, Robert Rhee, Michel Reijnen
    1. -

      Overcoming challenging aortic anatomy: from hostile necks to tortuous iliac arteries

        Rob Fisher
    2. -

      Iliac branching devices – dos and don’ts

        Giovanni Pratesi
    3. -

      Precision and accuracy in treating hostile anatomy: limitations and on-going needs

        Robert Rhee
    4. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Moderated poster round in front of the LINC studio

    Juror:
    Patrick Peeters, Spiridon Botsios
    1. -

      Endovascular surgery/aortic

    2. -

      The effectiveness of the two-debranching TEVAR by using a reversed T shape extra-anatomical bypass graft with LSCA-LCCA autoperfusion methods S. Kondo

    3. -

      Drug coated balloon (DCB) angioplasty versus conventional angioplasty for the treatment of the superficial femoral artery and PI-segment in PAD-patients – updated interim results of the FREERIDE study D. Kieselbach

    4. -

      “Over-SIRIX”: a new method to calculate endograft oversizing by using “OsiriX Imaging Software” S. Fazzini

    5. -

      Long-term outcome of endovascular aortic repair in Japanese patients J. Tazaki

    6. -

      The effect of cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the outcome of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms Y. 't Mannetje

    7. -

      A FIM study to assess safety and effectiveness of the first single-sided access AAA EVAR – a 14Fr dual anchored system S. Raz

    8. -

      A clinical approach to vascular malformations J. Jalili Shahri

    9. -

      INSPIRATION study of the INCRAFT® AAA stent graft system at one-year L. English

    10. -

      Loss of kidney function after endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease T. Sigterman

    11. -

      Bi- and three-dimensional preoperative morphological features as predictors of reintervention and death after EVAR P. Sirignano

    12. -

      Treatment of complex abdominal aortic aneurysm anatomies with Aorfix: on-label vs open repair. I. Pokidkin

    13. -

      Impact of diabetic status on iliac artery stenting: nine-month results of the DURABILITY iliac study

        Patrick Peeters
    14. -

      Role of haemodynamic stability in the outcome of endovascular vs surgical treatment of ruptured abdominal aneurysms: results from 68 consecutive patients A. Froio

    15. -

      Endovascular repair of acute and chronic aortic Type B dissections: impact on aortic remodeling and clinical outcome C. Cirelli

    16. -

      Onyx® embolic agent in abdominal and thoracic Type II endoleaks treatment: our experience C. Cirelli

    17. -

      Getting each endograft’s advantages: EVAR for AAA with “difficult” proximal neck, using a combination of two types of endografts K. Konstantinidis

    18. -

      PVD/below the knee

    19. -

      Early outcomes of bioabsorbable stent for below the knee critical limb ischemia DC. Ho

    20. -

      Treatment of patients with peripheral vascular disease and tissue loss F. Accrocca

    21. -

      Below the knee angioplasty: a center experience after LINC R. Costantini

    22. -

      Success of infrapopliteal angioplasty in patients with occluded target arteries I. Kogan

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Challenging cases and complications

    Chairman:
    Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
    Moderator:
    Sheyla Alfaro, Stanislav Bartus, Piero Montorsi, Gioachino Coppi
    1. -

      Carotid/Venous/Miscellaneous

    2. -

      Carotid artery stenting for complicated patients

        Yong Quan Gu
    3. -

      OPCABG+CEA+CAS simultaneously for a ischemic heart disease with bilateral severe carotid stenosis

        Zhidong Ye
    4. -

      Optical coherence tomography during carotid stent procedures: Tips, techniques and advantages

        Suhail Dohad
    5. -

      Treatment of subclavian and axillary artery aneurysms

        Francesco Aiello
    6. -

      Exposed and infected carotid pseudoaneurysm endovascular treatement beginning with stenting and ending in hemorrhagic shock treated with coil embolization months later

        Christopher Stout
    7. -

      Accidental placement of an internal jugular 8 french sheath in vertebral artery with bleeding and thrombus hanging off of sheath in vertebral artery – endovascular treatment

        Mark Goodwin
    8. -

      Massive pulmonary embolism– the next frontier

        Mahir Elder
    9. -

      Intravascular ultrasound guidance for IVC filter placement

        Donald Jacobs
    10. -

      Complication and retrieval related to an embolized core valve

        Suhail Dohad
    11. -

      Aorto ostial stenting: outcomes of the first 150 consecutive patients treated using a novell ostial stent positioning balloon

        Richard Kovach
    12. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Unique technologies for the treatment of peripheral artery disease

    Chairman:
    Michel Reijnen
    Moderator:
    Eric Verhoeven
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Endovascular treatment with the new generation stent design of the GORE® TIGRIS® Vascular Stent

        Konstantinos Katsanos
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Dendermonde

    4. -

      Collateral damage in endovascular treatment of SFA occlusive disease: fact or fiction?

        Rombout Kruse
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      Revising dysfunctional and thrombosed dialysis access: my experiences and clinical outcome

        Christian Hohl
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Meeting the challenges of EVAR with a unique design & proven indication: Early-, mid-, and late-term clinical experience with Aorfix

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    John Hardman, Mahmoud Malas, Vicente Riambau, Andrew Holden
    1. -

      7-year experience with Aorfix for complex anatomy

        John Hardman
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    3. -

      Two-year outcomes from the US PYTHAGORAS PMA trial

        Mahmoud Malas
    4. -

      The ARCHYTAS worldwide post-market registry

        Vicente Riambau
    5. -

      Choosing the right device for your patients: When Aorfix meets the challenge

        Andrew Holden
  • - , Technical Forum

    Symposium: Onyx™ Liquid Embolic System – for advanced treatment approaches and daily challenges

    Chairman:
    Robert Morgan
    Moderator:
    Marcus Treitl, Ian McCafferty, Christoph Binkert
    1. -

      First experience with Onyx™ 34 liquid embolic system with less tantalum

        Marcus Treitl
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    3. -

      Treatment of AMLs, emergency embolization

        Ian McCafferty
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

    5. -

      Onyx™ 34 liquid embolic system for treatment of endoleaks Type I after treatment with chimney technique

        Christoph Binkert
  • - , Discussion Forum

    VIVA @ LINC: Post-EVAR disasters – how I fix problems when they occur

    Chairman:
    Peter Schneider
    Discussant:
    Michael Dake, Chris Metzger, Gary Ansel
    1. -

      This is a case-based session focussing on what we like best … real cases with challenges and complications that make the experts sweat. In this amphitheatre setting, audience participation is encouraged and step-by-step case management is featured and discussed. This round room setting is dedicated to controversial or interactive talk-show-like sessions

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Challenging cases and complications

    Chairman:
    Lawrence Garcia, Jörn Balzer
    Moderator:
    Dai-Do Do, Fabrizio Fanelli, Yoshiaki Yokoi, Marcus Thieme
    1. -

      Peripheral

    2. -

      Dissections, perforations and embolizations: treating complications caused by lower extremity interventions

        Scott Stevens
    3. -

      Delayed femoral artery pseudoaneurysm after stenting

        Ehrin Armstrong
    4. -

      SFA long segment disease, treatment with laser and focal force balloons

        Delair Gardi
    5. -

      Intravascular imaging insights into the mechanism of action of focal force balloon angioplasty

        Sahil Parikh
    6. -

      OCT guided atherectomy

        Amir Kaki
    7. -

      The case of transradial minimum invasive endovascular treatment for bil-long iliac lesions using 3D angiography

        Makoto Sugihara
    8. -

      Ultrasonography guided wiring for SFA-CTO lesions

        Keisuke Hirano
    9. -

      Alternative ways to access as well as cross CTO's in peripheral vascular disease: challenges and complications

        Perwaiz M. Meraj
    10. -

      Management of in-stent restenosis in femoropopliteal artery

        Atsushi Tosaka
    11. -

      Outcome of Zilver PTX stents placed in the infra inguinal outflow for Rutherforford criteria >3 and or CLI patients – 1 year ultrasound follow up

        Awais Siddique
    12. -

      The use of DEB in today's clinical practice – update from the Heidelberg registry

        Britta Vogel
    13. -

      Heparin-bonded dual-component stent implantation in de-novo stenotic and occlusive popliteal artery lesions: 1-year results

        Ulf Teichgräber
    14. -

      Utility of intramedial delivery of dexamethasone to prevent restenosis – DANCE study

        George Adams
    15. -

      Common femoral artery intervention in Japanese situation

        Hiroki Takahashi
    16. -

      Atherectomy of CTO SFA – Turbohawk with pedal access

        Satyaprakash Makam
    17. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Lunch symposium: Endovascular procedures – how to choose the right device for complex procedures

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Moderator:
    Patrick Bagan, Konstantinos Donas, Michel Reijnen
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Local drug delivery for acute occlusions in the peripheral arteries

        Patrick Bagan
    3. -

      Performance of renal covered stents in the endovascular treatment of pararenal pathologies

        Konstantinos Donas
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    5. -

      When not to use a bare metal stent – when not to use a covered stent for iliac stenotic lesions

        Michel Reijnen
    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion by the chairman

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Challenging EVAR cases and complications – Part I

    Chairman:
    Piotr Kasprzak
    Co-Chairman:
    Mario Lachat
    Moderator:
    Sven Seifert, Carlo Setacci, Dieter Raithel, Eric Ducasse
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Chimney technique in challenging anatomies

        Hazem Habboub
    3. -

      Optimizing the accuracy of the Trivascular ovation aortic aneurysm stent graft in short neck situtations: A novel pre-deployment use of contrast enhanced visualization of the main body seal zone

        Steve Henao
    4. -

      Aortic stent grafting with preservation of the inferior mesenteric artery – 2 cases

        Donald Jacobs
    5. -

      Fenestration technique of iliac artery covered stent: purpose and clinical significance

        Huagang Zhu
    6. -

      Strategy for tortuous iliac curvature to accomplish EVAR for infrarenal AAA: Use of peripheral stent-graft as a bridge

        Nam Yeol Yim
    7. -

      Endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms is superior to open repair in risk stratified patients: a look at the United States experience through the SVS vascular quality initiative 2003–2013

        William Robinson
    8. -

      Ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm following aortic valve replacement and sternal wound infection

        Jeffrey Slaiby
    9. -

      Coil embolization of aortic dissection false lumen after TEVAR

        Robert Feezor
    10. -

      Upward displacement of Talent aortic endograft presented with ruptured aneurysm

        Mohammad Hosni
    11. -

      Disseminated intravascular coagulation after endovascular aneurysm repair in patient with hostile neck

        Young-Hwan Kim
    12. -

      SMA dissection with acute occlusion, after emergent EVAR for symptomatic AAA

        John Phillips
    13. -

      Management of gutter endoleaks during TEVAR with chimney in zone O: A useful technique coiling from LCCA

        Daisuke Fukui
    14. -

      Chimney combinded with periscope technique to treat an acute aortic dissection patient with aberrant right subclavian artery

        Wei Ye
    15. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Lunch symposium: Next steps in BTK treatment

    Chairman:
    Francesco Liistro
    Moderator:
    Vlad Alexandrescu, Roberto Ferraresi, Andrej Schmidt
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      The angiosome concept in practice

        Vlad Alexandrescu
    3. -

      Below the ankle disease

        Roberto Ferraresi
    4. -

      New innovations for BTK

        Andrej Schmidt
    5. -

      Panel discussion and questions

  • - , Technical Forum

    Lunch symposium: Providing more patients with a durable repair

    Chairman:
    Eric Verhoeven
    Moderator:
    Tara Mastracci, Piergiorgio Cao, Giovanni Torsello
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Are we designing aortic repairs for long term durability

        Tara Mastracci
    3. -

      Zenith Alpha™ thoracic experience

        Piergiorgio Cao
    4. -

      The value of a low profile device

        Giovanni Torsello
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Electronic posters will be displayed from 13:00 – 18:00 in front of the LINC studio

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Symposium: Lutonix® DCB – Discussion on pre-clinical saftey studies, new insights from LEVANT2, Real World experience and the role of DCB in treatment of critical limb ischemia

    Chairman:
    Michael Jaff
    Moderator:
    Renu Virmani, Marcus Thieme, Marianne Brodmann, Jihad Mustapha
    1. -

      Not all DCBs are created equal: Side by side pre-clinical safety evaluation of leading DCBs

        Renu Virmani
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    3. -

      New insights from LEVANT2: Randomized 12 month data and post hoc analysis

        Dierk Scheinert
    4. -

      A first look and interim analysis of 12 month outcomes from the Real World Global SFA registry

        Marcus Thieme
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      Role of DCBs in treating critical limb ischemia and the enrollment update on-going Lutonix® BTK clinical trial

        Marianne Brodmann
    7. -

      Discussion on physiology of CLI in utility of DCB in below-the-knee procedures

        Jihad Mustapha
    8. -

      German single center experience with Lutonix® DCB in BTK

        Sabine Steiner
  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Successful strategies to reduce dose in endovascular procedures

    Chairman:
    Eric Verhoeven
    Moderator:
    Guiseppe Panuccio, Lieven Maene, Jos van den Berg, Johannes Gahlen, Sebastian Debus, Philipp Geisbüsch
    1. -

      Intra procedural 3D guidance during endovascular aortic procedures: Technical solutions to reduce radiation and contrast media

        Philipp Geisbüsch
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    3. -

      Optimize radiation and contrast dose by complex aortic procedures: the role of 2D/3D fusion imaging

        Guiseppe Panuccio
    4. -

      A modern hybrid-room ... your partner to reduce radiation and protect your patient's kidneys

        Lieven Maene
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Heidelberg

    6. -

      3D navigational tools: Of help or just another useless tool?

        Jos van den Berg
  • - , Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts: Frontiers of vascular repair – solving problems in venous disease

    live from Teaneck:
    John Rundback
    Chairman:
    John Kaufman
    Moderator:
    Gary Ansel, Tony Das, Cees Wittens, Peter Schneider
    1. -

      Flash presentation: May Thurner syndrome: An emerging but still underdiagnosed condition. How I find it and how I treat it

        Gary Ansel
    2. -

      Flash presentation: Thoracic outlet syndrome with venous complications. Timing, treatment options, long-term management

        Peter Schneider
    3. -

      Flash presentation: Vena cava filters: Why do usage rates vary so much and what's my take on filter removal

        John Kaufman
  • - , Discussion Forum

    Open questions in the treatment of acute uncomplicated Type B dissection

    Chairman:
    Jan Brunkwall
    Discussant:
    Michael Dake, Michael Jenkins, Thomas Larzon, Santi Trimarchi
    1. -

      Is medical treatment alone the treatment of choice for all patients with uncomplicated Type B dissection?

        Michael Jenkins
    2. -

      Interactive discussion of uncomplicated Type B dissection cases in medical treatment - Case examples

        Thomas Larzon
    3. -

      Panel discussion: What is daily practice treating uncomplicated Type B dissections?

    4. -

      Panel discussion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Moderated poster round in front of the LINC studio

    Juror:
    Klaus Mathias, Erich Minar
    1. -

      Renal/renal denervation

    2. -

      Clinical outcomes of renal artery stenting for hypertension and chronic kidney disease over 12 months in J-RAS study M. Fujihara

    3. -

      Lighting up the dark side of the renal muscular fibrodysplasia R. Costantini

    4. -

      Supra-aortic/carotid

    5. -

      Neurocognitive functioning after carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting with filter protection or flow reversal

        Isabelle van Herzeele
    6. -

      CAS in octogenarians: correct evaluation for best treatment selection

        Gioachino Coppi
    7. -

      Optical coherence tomography evaluation of a double layer micromesh design carotid stent G. Galzerano

    8. -

      Venous disease

    9. -

      Mechanochemical ablation for endovenous occlusion: The Hungarian experience

        Attila Szabó
    10. -

      CCSVI in Menier’s disease: a new possibility of treatment A. Bruno

    11. -

      Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA) versus Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) for the treatment of SFJ/GSV reflux in patients with venous insufficiency A. Srivastava

    12. -

      Others

    13. -

      Percutaneous AngioJet Rheolytic Thrombectomy for acute high- and intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism: a promising treatment option S. Vecchio

    14. -

      Percutaneous interventional procedures for vascular access are usually performed using the draining cephalic or basilic vein M. Rahmatzadeh

    15. -

      Guideline recommendations regarding antithrombotic treatment with two different drugs (dual antiplatelet treatment) after peripheral interventional procedures are inadequate due to missing data from clinical trials M. Baumhäkel

    16. -

      The benefit of transradial approach in patients undergoing peripheral artery stenting E. Khayrutdinov

    17. -

      VAC therapy in vascular wounds: predictors for wound healing M. Herten

    18. -

      Our experience in the treatment of visceral artery aneurysm during the last 12 years. Introduction of endovasculars techniques J. Sepulveda Grisales

  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Current realities of endovascular therapy in Latin America

    Chairman:
    Miguel Montero-Baker, Giancarlo Biamino
    Moderator:
    Frank Criado, Ralf Langhoff, Bruno Freitas
    1. -

      Introduction to the Latin America LINC panel and objectives of global integration

        Miguel Montero-Baker
    2. -

      The globalization of Latin America: a personal story which translates an era of change

        Alejandro Fabiani
    3. -

      Keys to develop an endovascular limb-salvage program in a developing country

        José Antonio Muñoa Prado
    4. -

      Live case transmission from São Paulo

    5. -

      Affordable (home-made) tools and tricks for crossing complex lesions (SFA and BTK)

        Luis Morelli Alvarez
    6. -

      Extreme access as means to avoid rising costs for interventions

        Luis Alberto Cruz-Vasquez
    7. -

      Brazilian techiques in peripheral intervention

        Luis Virgen
    8. -

      The scientific renaissance of Colombia – a new global leader in endo innovation

        Carlo Vallejo
    9. -

      Initial real-world experience with absorbable stenting for tibial disease

        Juan Barrera
    10. -

      Integration of ultrasound to optimize endovascular interventions

        Larry Diaz-Sandoval
    11. -

      Mexico's limitation regarding succesful EVAR program: critical view and proposal of change

        Luis Ricardo Sanchez Escalante
    12. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Discussion Forum

    Abbott Vascular endovascular electronic education program – treatment of the SFA – Panel discussion with recorded cases

    Chairman:
    Yann Gouëffic
    Moderator:
    Jörg Teßarek, Enrico Marone, Lieven Maene
  • - , Main Arena 1

    VIVA @ LINC: Renal and visceral disease: pressing new dilemmas and pushing the field forward

    Chairman:
    Chris Metzger
    Moderator:
    Michael Jaff, Tony Das, Peter Schneider, Felix Mahfoud, Michael Moche, Jos van den Berg, Henrik Schröder
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      CORAL trial aftermath: What do we do now? Renal revascularisation in perspective

        Michael Jaff
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Teaneck

    4. -

      How to assess the hemodynamic importance of a renal artery stenosis

        Felix Mahfoud
    5. -

      Endovascular treatment of mesenteric angina: Tips, tricks, and techniques

        Chris Metzger
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Teaneck

    7. -

      Visceral artery aneurysms. The silent killer comes into focus now that we can find them and fix them

        Michael Dake
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Sealing is believing – Advancing EVAR with a proven polymer technology

    Chairman:
    Dierk Scheinert, Martin Malina
    Moderator:
    Thomas Nolte, Mario Lachat, Patrick Peeters, Venkatesh Ramaiah
    1. -

      Introduction by the chairman

    2. -

      Preserve the neck

        Thomas Nolte
    3. -

      Less invasive approach

        Mario Lachat
    4. -

      Real world experience

        Patrick Peeters
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    6. -

      A workhorse system

        Venkatesh Ramaiah
    7. -

      Wrap-up/Questions by the chairman

  • - , Technical Forum

    Optimized TIPS technique, minimizing post TIPS HE, latest clinical evidence

    live from Heidelberg:
    Boris Radeleff
    Chairman:
    Rita Golfieri
    Moderator:
    Andreas Koops, Geert Maleux, Juan Carlos García Pagán, Filippo Schepis
    1. -

      Optimizing TIPS technique. Effective treatment of portal hypertension complications

        Andreas Koops
    2. -

      Early TIPS in refractory ascites. Improved survival. Retrospective analysis Leuven

        Geert Maleux
    3. -

      Do we need to update the Baveno V guidelines for high risk variceal bleeding patients?

        Juan Carlos García Pagán
    4. -

      Managing the expansion of TIPS stent supports optimal post TIPS gradients and reduces post TIPS HE

        Filippo Schepis
  • - , Global Expert Exchange

    Challenging cases and complications

    Chairman:
    Yoshiaki Yokoi, Giancarlo Biamino
    Moderator:
    Steve Ramee, Thomas Rand
    1. -

      Critical Limb Ischemia

    2. -

      Lack of PAD awareness amongst physicians treating diabetes and end stage renal disease. Results of multi-region survey in the USA

        Paramjit Chopra
    3. -

      Routine strategy of coronary angiography in patients with critical limb ischemia

        Michael Lee
    4. -

      The vascular team – how to improve outcomes in critical limb ischemia by integrating vascular medicine and surgery services

        Leonardo Clavijo
    5. -

      Importance of infrapopliteal angioplasty based on the angiosome concept for critical foot ischemia

        Donghua Ji
    6. -

      Impact of the below-the-ankle angioplasty for ischemic foot

        Tatsuya Nakama
    7. -

      Endovascular treatment in foot arteries beyond pedal arch

        Sang Woo Park
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 1

    The last frontiers: Interventional treatment of the popliteal artery

    Chairman:
    Jörn Balzer, Tony Das
    Moderator:
    Patrick Peeters, Peter Gaines, Reza Ghotbi, Lawrence Garcia, Eberhard Wedell
    1. -

      Balloon, DCB or stent? What is standard of interventional treatment in the popliteal artery?

        Martin Werner
    2. -

      The utility of the retrograde proximal anterior tibial access for challenging femoropopliteal occlusions

        Michael Piorkowski
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

    4. -

      1 year results of the Gore TIGRIS® vascular stent in femoropopliteal lesions

        Martin Werner
    5. -

      Treatment of popliteal aneurysms: Endo or open?

        Jürgen Verbist
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Innovative solutions for the challenging landing zone in the iliac and thoracoabdominal segment

    Chairman:
    Martin Malina, Jean-Pierre Becquemin
    Moderator:
    Spiridon Botsios, Eric Ducasse, Tilo Kölbel, Reza Ghotbi, Piotr Kasprzak
    1. -

      Clinical considerations in preserving the hypogastric arteries with bilateral treatment. Is there need for an iliac branch system

        Paul Bachoo
    2. -

      Iliac branched devices – is it a durable solution?

        Guiseppe Panuccio
    3. -

      Pre-emptive coil embolization of the internal iliac artery during EVAR There is no need!

        Marc van Sambeek
    4. -

      Live case transmission from São Paulo

    5. -

      The Gore GREAT Registry: Update about a real life data collection

        Santi Trimarchi
    6. -

      EVAR in severely angulated necks – Could we? Should we?

        Boonprasit Kritpracha
    7. -

      Mid-term results of the global ANCHOR registry regarding treatment of Type I endoleaks

        Jean-Paul de Vries
    8. -

      Three year experience with multilayer stent in the treatment of thoracoabdominal aneurysms – no evidence for aneurysm stabilization

        Thomas Larzon
  • - , Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts: The last frontiers: Below-the-ankle disease

    live from Abano Terme:
    Marco Manzi
    Chairman:
    Gary Ansel, Roberto Ferraresi
    Moderator:
    Sigrid Nikol, Jihad Mustapha, Dai-Do Do, Ralf Langhoff, Hiroyoshi Yokoi
    1. -

      Flash presentation: Foot vessel disease in critical limb ischemia: innocent bystander or leading factor?

        Roberto Ferraresi
    2. -

      Flash presentation: Pedal angioplasty: landmark and access lines

        Thomas Rand
    3. -

      Flash presentation: Outcome of CLI interventions through the retrograde pedal access

        Andrej Schmidt
    4. -

      Flash presentation: “No-option-patients”: Is angiogenesis with gene or cell therapy still an option?

        Sigrid Nikol