LINC 2018 presentations


LINC 2018, the Leipzig Interventional Course,  will feature state-of-the-art lectures and numerous live cases performed from leading interventional centers.

LINC 2018 took place from Tuesday, January 30 through Friday, February 2, 2018.

Conference day 1

  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    SYMPOSIUM: Present and future clinical use for vascular mimetic stents

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Panel:
    Enrique San Norberto-García, Jörg Teßarek, Peter Goverde
    1. -

      2-year data Supera popliteal real world

        Enrique San Norberto-García
    2. -

      Supera in popliteal aneursym

        Jörg Teßarek
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
    4. -

      Preliminary 6-month results of VMI CFA trial

        Koen Deloose
    5. -

      NEW DAWN: 1-year results of the combination DCBs and Supera stent for the treatment of long femoropoliteal lesions

        Peter Goverde
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Acute deep vein thrombosis

    Moderator:
    Stephen Black, Michael Lichtenberg
    Panel:
    Jörn Dopheide, Christian Erbel
    1. -

      Pharmacomechanical thrombolysis

        Jörn Dopheide
    2. -

      Catheter-directed thrombolysis

        Christian Erbel
    3. -

      Catheter treatment of DVT: What do the guidelines say?

        Rolf Engelberger, Via satellite from Zurich
    4. -

      The ATTRACT study: View from the U.S. expert

        Erin Murphy
    5. -

      The ATTRACT study: View of a European expert

        Stephen Black
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Zurich

        UniversitätsSpital Zürich - Live case center
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Galway

        Galway University Hospital - Live case center
  • - , Scientific Posters

    Electronic posters will be displayed from 08:00 – 18:00 in front of Main Arena 1

  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Management of carotid artery disease: Remaining controversies and challenges ahead

    Moderator:
    Marc van Sambeek, William Gray
    Panel:
    Carlo Setacci, Stanislaw Bartus, Steve Ramee
    1. -

      Randomised data in carotid artery stenting: current evidence and future perspectives

        Marco Roffi
    2. -

      Despite Level 1 and other evidence, the future outlook for carotid stenting is bright

        Frank Veith
    3. -

      The future of carotid stenting – Proximal protection and mesh-covered stents are the answer

        Stanislaw Bartus
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Berlin

        Sankt-Gertrauden-Hospital Berlin - Live case center
    5. -

      1-year results of a new mesh-covered carotid stent: SCAFFOLD trial

        William Gray
    6. -

      The CLEAR-ROAD study: a physician-initiated study investigating the RoadSaver stent in carotid lesions (final 12-month results)

        Marc Bosiers
    7. -

      PrOspective multiCentrE study of cArotid artery steNting Using MER Stent – the OCEANUS study

        Piotr Pieniazek
    8. -

      Comparative analysis of new mesh-covered stent designs using MRI parameters

        Maria Antonella Ruffino
    9. -

      Plaque protrusion during carotic artery stenting: risk factors determined by MR plaque imaging

        Katsutoshi Takayama
    10. -

      ROADSTER 2 trial: Transcervical access with reversed flow circuit for proximal protection during CAS. What have we learned so far?

        Peter Schneider
    11. -

      Transcervical carotid stenting (TECAR) with flow reversal vs. CEA in highly symptomatic patients

        Ralf Kolvenbach
    12. THE GREAT DEBATE: HOW SHOULD WE HANDLE ASYMPTOMATIC CAROTID STENOSES?

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      Carotid repair is best for asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis because medical management alone does not work

        Peter Schneider
    14. -

      When better NOT to treat asymptomatic carotid stenosis

        Martin Storck
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      ACST-2, over 2500 patients randomised; what do we know?

        Alison Halliday
    16. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    Latest results with new technologies for femoropopliteal obstructions: drug-eluting devices, atherectomy and new implants

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Panel:
    Marianne Brodmann, Thomas Zeller, Steven Kum, Wei Guo
    1. -

      EFFPAC–RCT: Final 6-months results with the Luminor DCB in femoropopliteal lesions

        Dierk Scheinert
    2. -

      ILLUMENATE EU RCT: 2-year results with the Stellarex DCB in femoropopliteal lesions

        Marianne Brodmann
    3. -

      FIRST TIME DATA RELEASE: CONSEQUENT RCT: 2-year results with the SeQuent Please OTW DCB

        Thomas Albrecht
    4. -

      FIRST TIME DATA RELEASE: IN.PACT Japan RCT of DCB vs. PTA: 2-year results

        Osamu Iida
    5. -

      FIRST TIME DATA RELEASE: ILLUMENATE GLOBAL: 2-year results of the Stellarex DCB in femoropoliteal lesions

        Thomas Zeller
    6. -

      DANCE trial (ATX and PTA groups) – 2-year results

        George Adams
    7. -

      Long term durability of DCB treatment in the SFA: 4-year results of the IN.PACT SFA study

        John Laird
    8. -

      Outcomes of DCB use in real-world patients: 2-year results from the IN.PACT global registry

        Marianne Brodmann
    9. -

      FIRST TIME DATA RELEASE: LUTONIX long lesion study: 2-year outcomes

        Martin Banyai
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      FIRST TIME DATA RELEASE: COMPARE-Pilot RCT: 1-year results of a randomised comparison of RANGER DCB vs. IN.PACT DCB in complex SFA lesions

        Dierk Scheinert
    11. -

      FIRST TIME DATA RELEASE: Outcomes of DCB use in femoropopliteal lesions of patients with CLI (RCC4/5): Subgroup analysis of IN.PACT global study

        Michel Reijnen
    12. PROMISE AND LIMITATIONS OF DCB – WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED?

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      DCB from a preclinical perspective: The relevance of paclitaxel dose and coating integrity

        Juan Fernando Granada Solis
    14. -

      DCB from a clinical perspective: What is proven and where are the open questions and limitations?

        Marc Bosiers
    15. -

      Panel discussion

    16. -

      Update on the TOBA studies in the femoropopliteal arteries

        Christian Wissgott
    17. -

      FIRST TIME DATA RELEASE: LOCOMOTIVE All Comers Study with the VascuFlex Multi-LOC spot stenting device: 12-month results

        Klaus Amendt
    18. -

      FIRST TIME DATA RELEASE: 1-year results from the MIMICS-2 Study; US, German, and Japanese experience with the BioMimics 3D stent

        Thomas Zeller
    19. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Management of complex aortoliliac disease: Avoiding complications and optimizing outcomes

    Moderator:
    Lawrence Garcia, Ramon Varcoe
    Panel:
    Patrice Mwipatayi, Jörn Balzer, Peter Goverde, Chris Metzger
    1. -

      Endovascular treatment of occlusive aortic disease with abdominal stent grafts

        Ehrin Armstrong
    2. -

      Contemporary stenting of the abdominal aorta for steno-occlusive disease: new technical developments

        Jos van den Berg
    3. -

      Mid-term outcome of CERAB for aorto-iliac occlusive disease

        Michel Reijnen
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Cotignola

        Villa Maria Cecilia Cotignola - Live case center
    5. -

      Experience after 500 endoluminal stent grafts. Devices specific outcome and lessons learned.

        Patrice Mwipatayi
    6. -

      LIFESTREAM™ – First look at the BOLSTER two year follow up data

        John Laird
    7. -

      Improving the treatment of complex iliac occlusive disease: 24-month results from the VBX FLEX trial show sustained clinical benefits in complex patient subsets

        Chris Metzger
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
    9. -

      Prevention and management of vascular complications related to transcatheter aortic valve implantation

        Marco Roffi
  • - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    CCT@LINC

    Moderator:
    Giancarlo Biamino, Kazushi Urasawa
    Panel:
    Hiroshi Ando, Tatsuya Nakama, Osamu Iida
    1. -

      Introduction

    2. -

      Video live and lecture: How to cross below-the-knee CTO

        Hiroshi Ando
    3. -

      Video live and lecture: How to cross below-the-ankle CTO

        Tatsuya Nakama
    4. -

      Video live and lecture: How to cross SFA CTO/Japanese evidences

        Osamu Iida
    5. -

      Video live and lecture: How to cross SFA CTO/Japanese techniques

        Kazushi Urasawa
    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    SYMPOSIUM: Patient first: “Leave the right thing behind”. Debating evidence to provide the answers

    Moderator:
    Iris Baumgartner-Peuker
    Panel:
    Thomas Zeller, Fabrizio Fanelli, Aloke Finn, Marc Bosiers
    1. -

      Introduction

        Iris Baumgartner-Peuker
    2. -

      XPEDITE study

        Thomas Zeller
    3. -

      DCB + BMS is not a DES

        Fabrizio Fanelli
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
    5. -

      Understanding restenosis in the SFA

        Aloke Finn
    6. -

      First results of the ZILVERPASS study

        Marc Bosiers
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Jena

        University Hospital Jena - Live case center
    8. -

      The importance of scientific evidence

        Iris Baumgartner-Peuker
    9. -

      Summing up on symposium discussion and debate

        Iris Baumgartner-Peuker
  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Venous stenting

    Moderator:
    Houman Jalaie, Robert Lookstein
    Panel:
    Michael Lichtenberg, Christian Erbel
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Zurich

        UniversitätsSpital Zürich - Live case center
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Galway

        Galway University Hospital - Live case center
    3. -

      Clinical results of venous stents

        Michael Lichtenberg
    4. -

      Clinical results of a dedicated May Thurner stent

        Christian Erbel
    5. -

      Anticoagulation after stenting for acute deep vein thrombosis

        Rolf Engelberger, Via satellite from Zurich
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Zurich

        UniversitätsSpital Zürich - Live case center
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Galway

        Galway University Hospital - Live case center
  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    The challenge ahead: How to improve acute stroke management

    Moderator:
    William Gray, Karl-Titus Hoffmann
    Panel:
    Marco Roffi, Bernhard Reimers
    1. -

      Periprocedural neurologic complications during CAS: How to manage

        Bernhard Reimers
    2. -

      Acute stroke management – What is state of the art?

        Karl-Titus Hoffmann
    3. -

      Acute stroke treatment: How I do it

        Klaus Mathias
    4. -

      A single centre experience in stroke treatment with EmboTrap II: Technology based on Clot research

        Vladimir Gavrilovic
    5. -

      Case reviews

        Vladimir Gavrilovic
    6. -

      Reality of stroke management in Germany and how to proceed

        Stephan Duda
    7. -

      From interventional cardiology to cardio-neurology. A new sub-speciality in the future?

        Andrej Erglis
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Cotignola

        Villa Maria Cecilia Cotignola - Live case center
    9. -

      Early results of the PERFORMANCE I study assessing the safety and feasibility of a ​3-in-1 carotid stenting sytem with integrated embolic protection

        Ravish Sachar
    10. -

      Experience with bilateral carotid filter protection during percutaneous aortic valve replacement

        Axel Linke
  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    Lunch

  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    LUNCH SYMPOSIUM: Vascular protection in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD): Improving outcomes with dual pathway inhibition – The COMPASS study

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Panel:
    Sebastian Debus, Uwe Zeymer, Rupert Bauersachs
    1. -

      Opening remarks

        Dierk Scheinert
    2. -

      Vascular protection in patients with CAD and PAD: New options

        Sebastian Debus
    3. -

      From registries to clinical trials: impact on guidelines for PAD

        Uwe Zeymer
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      PAD: From post-intervention to the chronic state

        Rupert Bauersachs
    5. -

      Question and Answer

  • - , Room 4 - Discussion Forum

    My selection of guidewire and support catheter for complex BTK procedures

    Moderator:
    Kazushi Urasawa
    1. Guide wire selection

        Jos van den Berg
    2. Guide wire selection

        Roberto Ferraresi
    3. Support catheter selection

        Yusuke Miyashita
  • - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Update on clinical trials and new data – PVD/ BTK/ CLI

    Moderator:
    Jihad Mustapha
    Panel:
    Miguel Montero-Baker, Steven Kum
    1. -

      36-month results from the absorb BTK study

        Ramon Varcoe
    2. -

      6-month results of real-life use of the latest generation of balloon expandable DES in below-the-knee treatment

        Peter Goverde
    3. -

      Below-the-knee balloon angioplasty with and without non-selective stem cells infusion in treatment of critical limb ischemia

        Shahram Izadpanahahmadsaraee
    4. -

      Statin therapy and amputation-free survival in CLI patients: insights from the CRITISCH registry

        Theodosios Bisdas
    5. -

      Peroneal artery angioplasty as a single runoff vessel for foot revascularisation in patients with critical limb ischemia

        Abdelrahman Mohammed
    6. -

      Real-world experience with a paclitaxel-coated balloon for the treatment of atherosclerotic infrainguinal arteries. 12-month results of the BIOLUX P-III all comers registry in critical limb ischemia patients

        Thomas Zeller
    7. -

      1-year outcomes of peripheral vascular intervention in critical limb ischemia patients: Sub-analysis of the LIBERTY 360 study

        Jihad Mustapha
    8. -

      Update on the BEST-CLI trial

        Matthew Menard
    9. -

      The relation of 2D perfusion angiography after below-the-knee intervention and wound healing in patients with critical limb ischemia – single center prospective study

        Shinya Sasaki
    10. -

      Interim results from the OMNIA study – utilisation of micro oxygen sensors during CLI therapy

        Miguel Montero-Baker
    11. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 7 - Speakers' corner

    Selected abstracts original research – EVAR part I

    Moderator:
    Weiguo Fu
    Panel:
    Ralph-Ingo Rückert, Ramon Varcoe
    1. -

      Cardiac- and respiratory-induced motion of renal arteries and stents in snorkel endovascular aneurysm sealing

        Christopher Cheng
    2. -

      30-day mortality and re-interventions after open and endovascular repair of intact and ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms in Korea: Based on HIRA data

        Sanghyun Ahn
    3. -

      Outcomes after one-stage vs. two-stage open repair of Type II thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm

        Drosos Kotelis
    4. -

      The impact of endovascular aneurysm repair on short and long term renal function

        Athanasios Saratzis
    5. -

      Total endovascular techniques utilisation in aortic dissection radical treatment

        Chang Shu
    6. -

      A single center experience using automated intracranial pressure-controlled cerebrospinal fluid external drainage

        María Pilar Lamarca Mendoza
    7. -

      Endovascular treatment of giant abdominal aortic aneurysms

        Nicola Reina
    8. -

      Effect of remote ischemic preconditioning in the incidence of contrast induced nephropathy in patients undergoing EVAR (RIP-EVAR STUDY)

        Diana Gutierrez
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      12-year experience with the treatment of aortoiliac and isolated iliac aneurysms by the iliac branch devices: Results of the pELVIS registry

        Gergana T. Taneva
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      The Image-Fusion using 2D-3D registration method helps to reduce the used contrast medium, fluoroscopic, and procedural time in TEVAR procedures

        Wael Ahmad
    11. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    LUNCH SYMPOSIUM: Unmet needs in EVAR: do they exist?

    Moderator:
    Giovanni Torsello
    Panel:
    Giovanni Pratesi, Jean-Pierre Becquemin
    1. -

      Unmet needs in EVAR: case and discussion

        Arne Schwindt, Giovanni Torsello
    2. -

      Percutaneous technique for EVAR: case and discussion

        Arne Schwindt, Giovanni Torsello
    3. -

      Latest clinical results from INCRAFT™ AAA Stent Graft – 5 years of data

        Arne Schwindt, Giovanni Torsello
    4. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    LUNCH SYMPOSIUM: DCB or stent? The latest data to influence your decision

    Moderator:
    Koen Deloose
    1. -

      Luminor DCB makes it different and favourable in CLI (LUMINOR registry, 12-month data)

        Vicente Riambau
    2. -

      Is there still any space left for DES? (ANGIOLITE BTK trial, 6-month data)

        Peter Goverde
    3. -

      Discussion: BTK

    4. -

      Is Luminor DCB the best choice for femoropopliteal lesions? (EFFPAC–RCT, 6-month data)

        Ulf Teichgräber
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      Or is the iVolution stent a better alternative? (EVOLUTION study, 12-month data)

        Marc Bosiers
    6. -

      Femoropopliteal arteries discussion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Moderated poster round: Challenging cases: AV, iliac, venous

    Juror:
    Christian Erbel, Marcus Treitl
    1. -

      Acute thrombosis complicating aneurysmal fistula salvage

        Stephen D'Souza
    2. -

      Endovascular management for salvage of arteriovenous fistula

        Mohamed Ismail
    3. -

      Bilateral endovascular interventions after crossover bypass grafting

        Alexander Hansen
    4. -

      Persistent sciatic artery aneurysm, case report and follow-up for 15 years

        Magdy Haggag
    5. -

      Successful of hybrid revascularisation for TASC D AIOD after failing femoro-femoral crossover bypass

        Jaroen Cheewinmethasiri
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      Percutaneous revascularization could be a feasible option for complex aorto-iliac occlusive disease (case presentation)

        Ahmed Allam
    7. -

      Complex ilio-femoral revascularization with a Gore® Hybrid Vascular Graft

        Amer Zanabili
    8. -

      Endovascular treatment of calcified, stenotic iliac arteries

        Fabrizio Fanelli
    9. -

      Innovative use of covered stents in acute lower limb ischaemia due to aorto iliac occlusions – two case reports

        Chris Francis
    10. -

      Guidewire related complication during hemodialysis catheter placement: Intravascular knotted guidewire

        Ehab Elashaal
    11. -

      Superior vena cava filter placement for prevention of pulmonary embolism due to acute upper extremity deep venous thrombosis in patients contra-indicated anticoagulation

        Sohiel Nagib
    12. -

      Catheter directed thrombolysis for treatment of bilateral Iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis with hypoplastic inferior vena cava

        Mohamed Ismail
    13. -

      Endovascular Treatment of deep venous thrombus due to May-Thurner syndrome using self-expandable stents. 4 case series with intravascular ultrasound findings

        Tetsuya Asato
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      Acute deep vein thrombosis with duplication of inferior vena cava

        U. Gurunandan
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      Successful treatment of acute thrombosis (2 days ago) of left subclavian vein with initial chronic occlusion of the left brachiocephalic vein by combination CDT and balloon angioplasty described veins

        Andrey Ivanov
    16. -

      A case of successful endovascular treatment of acute BT-shunt thrombosis

        Eyvaz Abbasov
    17. -

      A successful intervention with catheter-directed thrombolysis for patient with upper-extremity deep vein thrombosis

        Mahmoud Saleh
    18. -

      Reconstruction of acquired IVC interruption

        Vishal Batra
    19. -

      Endoprosthesis and hypogastric thrombosis after prothrombin complex concentrate administration – a real nightmare

        María Pilar Lamarca Mendoza
    20. -

      Endovascular solution to a tumor-induced occlusion of iliac vessels

        Denis Ueberschär
  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    Leave nothing behind 2.0: Combination therapy to advance SFA treatment strategy

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Panel:
    Krishna Rocha-Singh, Wei Guo
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      Introduction

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      SFA disease management: Are the longterm outcomes with IN.PACT DCB changing the peripheral landscape?

        Thomas Zeller
    3. -

      Live case transmission from New York

        Mount Sinai Hospital New York - Live case center
    4. -

      Dose matters: Understanding the science behind DCB outcomes

        Juan Fernando Granada Solis
    5. -

      From Chocolate to Hawk: Vessel preparation for improved outcomes

        Chris Metzger
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Cotignola

        Villa Maria Cecilia Cotignola - Live case center
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    SCRUB-IN WITH THE EXPERTS: Endovascular therapy of chronic deep vein obstructions

    live from Zurich:
    Nils Kucher
    live from Galway:
    Gerard O'Sullivan
    Moderator:
    Erin Murphy
    Panel:
    Yvonne Bausback, Stephen Black, Rick de Graaf, Tim Sebastian, Houman Jalaie
    1. FLASH PRESENTATION: Complex iliocaval reconstruction with steel alloy stents

        Erin Murphy
    2. FLASH PRESENTATION: Complex iliocaval reconstruction with nitinol stents

        Tim Sebastian
    3. FLASH PRESENTATION: Endophlebectomy of the common femoral vein

        Houman Jalaie
  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    SCRUB-IN WITH THE EXPERTS: Focus on vessel preparation and stenting strategies for complex lesions

    live from Leipzig:
    Andrej Schmidt, Sven Bräunlich
    Moderator:
    Tony Das, Torsten Fuß
    Panel:
    Klaus Amendt, Brian DeRubertis, Ulf Teichgräber
    1. FLASH PRESENTATION: Vessel preparation prior to DCB or stenting: How to do it

        Brian DeRubertis
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      Clinical benefits of the Vanguard IEP peripheral balloon angioplasty system with integrated embolic protection from the ENTRAP study

        Koen Keirse
    3. -

      Recorded case presentation: DETOUR procedure overview

        Grzegorz Halena
    4. SPOT STENTING & DCB: IT'S TIME TO UNDRESS THE FULL METAL JACKET

    5. FLASH PRESENTATION: Fempop treatment: Long stents vs. short stents

        Thomas Zeller
    6. FLASH PRESENTATION: Spot stenting with VascuFlex Multi-LOC

        Peter Goverde
    7. FLASH PRESENTATION: Combination therapy: DCB & spot stents in fempop lesions

        Gunnar Tepe
  • - , Room 4 - Discussion Forum

    New GORE® VIABAHN® VBX Balloon Expandable: Expert forum

    Moderator:
    Andrew Holden
    1. Advantages of an indication for the GORE® VIABAHN® VBX Balloon Expandable: technical and clinical value in treating aorto-iliac disease

        Andrew Holden
    2. Results from the VBX the IDE study and case experience

        Chris Metzger
    3. Case experience in aortic disease

        Martin Austermann
    4. Discussion

  • - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Clinical approaches and techniques in the management of CLI diabetic patients

    Moderator:
    Marco Manzi, Gary Ansel
    Panel:
    Eric Ducasse, Francesco Liistro
    1. -

      The specifics of diabetic macroangiopathy: What is different from atherosclerosis and how does it contribute to critical limb ischemia?

        Raghu Kolluri
    2. -

      The multidisciplinary approach in BTK intervention in DM patients: the right road to success

        Katja Mühlberg
    3. -

      Factors affecting outcome of CLI procedures

        Osamu Iida
    4. -

      Timing is all in CLI diabetic patients: planning a winning strategy for limb salvage

        Roberto Ferraresi
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Berlin

        Sankt-Gertrauden-Hospital Berlin - Live case center
    6. -

      Latest techniques and results in BTK interventions

        Marco Manzi
    7. DEBATE ON STUDY RESULTS VS. DAILY PRACTICE IN BTK INTERVENTIONS:

    8. -

      Use of DCB in BTK – CONTRA

        Gary Ansel
    9. -

      Use of DCB in BTK – PRO

        Francesco Liistro
    10. -

      Use of DES in BTK – CONTRA

        TBD
    11. -

      Use of DES in BTK – PRO

        Dimitrios Karnabatidis
    12. -

      Is 2018 the right moment to try to harmonize BTK intervention approaches?

        Eric Ducasse
    13. -

      Are the coronary outcomes of BVS relevant to BTK applications?

        Brian DeRubertis
  • - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Update on clinical trials and new data – PVD/ aortoiliac/ femoral

    Moderator:
    Oliver Schlager
    Panel:
    Theodosios Bisdas, Marcus Thieme
    1. -

      Midterm outcome of the covered endovascular reconstruction of the aortic bifurcation (CERAB) technique for aortoiliac occlusive disease

        Kim Taeymans
    2. -

      The BeGraft study: A physician-initiated study investigating the BeGraft peripheral stent graft in the iliac arteries (final 24-month results)

        Koen Deloose
    3. -

      XTRACT as a potential frontline treatment in peripheral arterial thromboembolism – results from the multicenter PRISM trial

        George Adams
    4. -

      Impact of patient and lesion characteristics on drug coated balloon angioplasty of the femoro-popliteal artery – pooled analysis of four randomized controlled multicentre trials

        Thomas Albrecht
    5. -

      Local and distal ptx effect: pre-clinical results with different DCBs

        Raphael Coscas
    6. -

      Long term results of >200 patients with the Aperto® DCB from the Italian Aperto registry

        Matteo Tozzi
    7. -

      Interim report of the BIOFLEX-COF RCT, comparing high vs. low chronic outward force of nitinol stents in the SFA

        Martin Funovics
    8. -

      A French experience of ambulatory intervention for endovascular treatment of peripheral artery disease: a retrospective study

        Olivier Regnard
    9. -

      A randomised comparison of digital subtraction angiography and kinetic imaging

        Viktor Óriás
    10. -

      The influence of balloon inflation time in femoropopliteal and BTK angioplasty: a systematic review

        Olaf Bakker
    11. -

      Tibial velocities duplex ultrasound characterisation and validity of the ankle-deep femoral artery index in peripheral arterial disease

        Gergana T. Taneva
    12. -

      Use of Paclitaxel-Coated Luminor® balloon catheter in the superficial femoral and popliteal arteries – the solo DEB registry

        Marcus Thieme
    13. -

      BIOFLEX – PEACE registry 24-month analysis

        Claus Nolte-Ernsting
    14. -

      The Münster all-comers registry of Eluvia drug-eluting stent: 1-year outcomes

        Theodosios Bisdas
    15. -

      BATTLE RCT. Bare metal stent vs. drug eluting stent for SFA intermediate lesions. 6-month results

        Yann Gouëffic
    16. -

      Interim 30-day analysis from the KANSHAS 1 study of the novel KANSHAS drug coated balloon for treatment of femoropopliteal occlusive disease; a latest first-in-human study

        Michael Lichtenberg
    17. -

      Peripheral aneurysm coiling using large volume ruby coils: Results from the multicenter ACE registry

        Jos van den Berg
    18. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 7 - Speakers' corner

    Selected abstracts original research – EVAR part II

    Moderator:
    Marc van Sambeek
    Panel:
    Wolfgang Ritter
    1. -

      Deployment of bare stent reduce the pressure of false lumen in acute aortic dissection: Animal model and computer simulation

        Kazuhiko Hanzawa
    2. -

      Complications in target arteries of branched and fenestrated stent grafts – incidence and management

        Burkhart Zipfel
    3. -

      Thirty day outcomes favor fenestrated repair of complex abdominal aortic aneurysms

        Virendra Patel
    4. -

      Initial experience with the E-Iiac® iliac branch device for the endovascular aortic repair of aorto-iliac aneurysms

        Jan Peter Goltz
    5. -

      Open repair of proximal abdominal aneurysms classified according to the equivalent fenestrated endovascular treatment

        Alessandro Grandi
    6. -

      Individualised patient decision making promotes favorable outcomes in endovascular therapy for blunt traumatic aortic injury

        Ahmed Eleshra
    7. -

      Mid-term outcomes of flared iliac limb used for combined common iliac artery aneurysm during endovascular aneurysm repair

        Seon-Hee Heo
    8. -

      The Candy-Plug technique using an Excluder aortic cuff – clinical utility and technical aspects

        Y. Ogawa
    9. -

      Evaluation of visible spinal arteries on CT angiography before and after branched stent graft repair for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm

        Konstantinos Gallis
    10. -

      Aneurysm of visible spinal arteries on CT angiography before and after branched stent graft repair for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm

        Konstantinos Gallis
    11. -

      Outcome of thoracic endovascular aortic repair with single aortic arch chimney in high risk patients

        Ahmed Eleshra
    12. -

      The outcome of the AFX ENDOLOGIX endograft in the prevention of Type II endoleak

        Roberto Gattuso
    13. -

      Endovascular treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm using multi-branched stent-grafts in the real world

        Liliana Fidalgo Domingos
    14. -

      How we deal with aortic endograft infection

        Elena Iborra
    15. -

      Immediate, delayed, and late spinal cord ischemia after extended endovascular thoracoabdominal aortic repair

        Reinhard Kopp
    16. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Original research: AV, iliac, renal, venous and miscellaneous

    Juror:
    Steve Ramee, Eberhard Wedell
    1. -

      10 year follow up of thrombosed AV fistula salvage: An endovascular first approach

        Prashant Menon
    2. -

      Endovascular management of failing arteriovenous fistula

        Amr Aborahma
    3. -

      Balloon-assisted AV access maturation

        Julia Guerra
    4. -

      Short-term outcomes of endovascular treatment of aorto-iliac occlusive disease

        D. Chernova
    5. -

      Comparison of standard renal denervation procedure versus novel distal and branch vessel procedure with brachial arterial access

        Ivo Petrov
    6. -

      Urgent endovascular treatment of renal hemorrage: our experience in the last 5 years

        Cristina Pantoja Peralta
    7. -

      Clinical and procedural outcomes between ultra-sound accelerated thrombolysis and catheter directed thrombolysis for treatment of acute pulmonary embolism

        Mohammad Ansari
    8. -

      Efficacy and safety of duplex-guided polidocanol foam sclerotherapy for venous malformations

        Haitham Ali
    9. -

      The cost-saving potential of endovenous laser ablation (ETA) of truncal varicose veins in Switzerland

        Daniel Holtz
    10. -

      Impact of training on endovascular interventions for thrombosis in large veins

        Juan Manuel Telayna
    11. -

      Role of Inferior vena cava filter insertion prior to thrombolysis of acute ilio femoral deep venous thrombosis

        Mohamed Ismail
    12. -

      Skipped lesion at Iliocaval confluence: another technique for stenting in chronic venous obstructions

        Houman Jalaie
    13. -

      Detecting stent geometry changes after venous recanalisation using duplex ultrasound

        Mohammad E. Barbati
    14. -

      Endovascular treatment of visceral artery aneurysm – a single center experience

        Liliana Fidalgo Domingos
    15. -

      A novel embolic with minimal catheter adhesion properties: GPX by Fluidx Medical Technology

        George Adams
    16. -

      Transcatheter plug occlusion for various complications after cardiac/thoracic aortic surgery

        Yoshiaki Katada
  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    SYMPOSIUM: Going further with drug eluting technology in peripheral arterial disease: From SFA to below the knee challenges.

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Panel:
    Marc Sapoval, Hans van Overhagen, Jihad Mustapha
    1. -

      Opening and learning objectives

        Dierk Scheinert
    2. -

      Current data and performance of drug eluting technology in SFA

        Michael Lichtenberg
    3. -

      BTK intervention with drug coated balloons. Past lessons and future exploration

        Marc Sapoval
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
    5. -

      Drug eluting stents in BTK intervention – a review

        Hans van Overhagen
    6. -

      Next steps in drug eluting stent for BTK intervention

        Jihad Mustapha
    7. -

      Clinical targets and patient outcome goals in BTK intervention

        Roberto Ferraresi
    8. -

      Panel discussion

    9. -

      Closing remarks

        Dierk Scheinert
  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    SYMPOSIUM: Nightmares in the cathlab – My worst case and how I solved it

    Moderator:
    Koen Deloose
    Panel:
    Yann Gouëffic, Andrea Kahlberg
    1. -

      Introduction

        Koen Deloose
    2. -

      SFA with distal embolization case

        Koen Deloose
    3. -

      FP cases

        Yann Gouëffic
    4. -

      BTK CLI cases

        Michael Lichtenberg
    5. -

      CAS cases

        Andrea Kahlberg
    6. -

      Conclusions

        Yann Gouëffic
  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    SYMPOSIUM: Minimal is optimal in SFA therapy, reducing metal burden

    Moderator:
    Jos van den Berg
    Panel:
    Claus Nolte-Ernsting, Lieven Maene
    1. -

      Introduction by the moderator

        Jos van den Berg
    2. -

      BIOLUX P-III: Passeo-18 Lux all-comers registry: 12-month results for the all-comers cohort

        Gunnar Tepe
    3. -

      BIOFLEX PEACE: Pulsar-18 all-comers registry: 12- and 24-month results

        Michael Lichtenberg
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Berlin

        Sankt-Gertrauden-Hospital Berlin - Live case center
    5. -

      BIOLUX 4EVER: Combining Passeo-18 Lux DCB and Pulsar-18 BMS: 12-month results of full cohort

        Koen Deloose
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
    7. -

      BIOTRONIK REACT: REsponse Adapted Combination Therapy: When and where to stent – concept for a pilot study

        Patrice Mwipatayi
    8. -

      Closing by the moderator

        Jos van den Berg
  • - , Room 4 - Discussion Forum

    Technical and practical aspects of highend embolo therapy

    Moderator:
    Walter Wohlgemuth, René Müller-Wille
    1. Classification of vascular anomalies and its implication on therapies

        Walter Wohlgemuth
    2. Embolo therapy of peripheral AVMs

        Maliha Sadick
    3. Treatment of pulmonary AVMs

        René Müller-Wille
    4. Minimal invasive therapy of endoleaks

        Marcus Treitl
    5. Discussion

  • - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    CLI-Therapies-LINCed – Multidisciplinary case studies from centres of excellence

    Moderator:
    Marianne Brodmann, Steven Kum
    Panel:
    Osamu Iida, Michiel Schreve
    1. MANAGING THE INFECTED WOUND

    2. -

      How do you prioritize revascularisation vs. treatment of infection – presentation and a case example

        Michiel Schreve
    3. -

      Questions and answers

    4. ANGIOSOME DIRECTED THERAPY

    5. -

      Angiosome concept – myth or truth? Does it make a real difference in “real world” cases? Presentation and a case example

        Osamu Iida
    6. -

      Questions and answers

    7. THE "MOTHER OF ALL CLIs" – THE RUTHERFORD 6 WOUND

    8. -

      Managing R6 wounds – the utility of multi-vessel revascularisation and inflow strategies – presentation and a case example

        Peter Schneider
    9. -

      Questions and answers

    10. CLI IN DIALYSIS – A SPECIAL BREED OF PATIENTS

    11. -

      Plantar arch and below-the-ankle angioplasty – who, when, and how? Presentation and a case example

        Marco Manzi
    12. -

      Questions and answers

    13. END STAGE NO OPTION CLI – MAKING SWEET DESSERT OUT OF THE DESERT FOOT

    14. -

      Percutaneous deep venous arterialisation with the LimFlow procedure – presentation and a case example

        Marianne Brodmann
    15. -

      Questions and answers

  • - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Update on clinical trials and new data – AV access/ venous/ embolisation/ EVAR

    Moderator:
    Konstantinos Katsanos
    Panel:
    Frans Moll, Jan Brunkwall
    1. -

      ACCESS PTS study: ACCElerated thrombolySiS for Post-Thrombotic Syndrome using the Acoustic Pulse Thrombolysis EkoSonic® Endovascular System – midterm results of a multi-center study.

        Mark J. Garcia
    2. -

      Prospective, randomised controlled study of paclitaxel-coated vs. plain balloon angioplasty for the treatment of failing dialysis access

        Abdelrahman Salem
    3. -

      VasQTM improves functional maturation: Randomised controlled multinational study results

        Gaspar Mestres
    4. -

      The Lutonix® global AV registry real world patients with a dysfunctional AV dialysis access – interim 6-month outcomes

        Panagiotis Kitrou
    5. -

      DCB in vascular access – where does it work

        Tobias Steinke
    6. -

      AIDA study: prophylactic onlay mesh implantation prevents incisional hernia following AAA repair. Results from a multicenter randomised trial with 2-year follow up

        Sebastian Debus
    7. -

      Large access hole vascular closure device based on fully absorbable patch, results of the frontier III trial

        Arne Schwindt
    8. -

      Prevention of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) following Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) using bicarbonate and aggressive hydration: the HYDRA-P randomised controlled trial

        Athanasios Saratzis
    9. -

      Prospective study of the E-liac stent graft system in patients with common iliac artery aneurysm: 12-month results

        Jan Brunkwall
    10. -

      Global post-market clinical follow-up of the Treovance stent-graft for endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: final results from the RATIONALE registry

        Jörg Teßarek
    11. -

      Anatomical applicability of current off-the-shelf branched endograft in thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms managed by open surgery

        Tommaso Cambiaghi
    12. -

      A post-approval registry of the TREO stent-graft for patients with infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms

        Theodosios Bisdas
    13. -

      The Italian multi-centre experience of fenestrated Anaconda™ endograft for juxta/para-renal aortic aneurysms

        Rodolfo Pini
    14. -

      The use of chimney grafts in the treatment of type Ia endoleaks after previous endovascular aneurysm repair: mid-term outcomes from the PERICLES registry

        Sonia Ronchey
    15. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 7 - Speakers' corner

    Selected abstracts original research – PVD/ BTK/ CLI

    Moderator:
    Iris Baumgartner-Peuker
    Panel:
    Sabine Steiner
    1. -

      Occlusion of the radial artery. Reality or myth

        Petr Podmetin
    2. -

      Multi-centre European experience in the use of the Indigo vacuum-assisted thrombectomy system in acute limb ischemia: the ReOpen registry

        Alexander Maßmann
    3. -

      Visceral Artery Aneurysms (VAAs) – Management, surveillance and natural history analysis in a single UK centre over 10 years

        Ahmed Elbasty
    4. -

      Validation of new oszillometric PAOD parameters: Puls Wave Index (PWI), Tissue Optical Perfusion Pressure (TOPP) and oszillometric ABI vs. cw-Doppler-ABI

        Georg Horstick
    5. -

      Single center experience for peripheral arterial interventions via percutaneous brachial artery access using a 4F sheath

        Daniel Kretzschmar
    6. -

      Vascular complications after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)

        Alessandro Grandi
    7. -

      Assessment of endovascular treatment for critical lower limb ischaemia in 321 consecutive patients

        Silva Breznik
    8. -

      Routine screening coronary angiography examination and adequate coronary revascularisation is important for improvement of clinical outcomes of patients with critical limb ischemia

        Tatsuro Takei
    9. -

      WIfI classification does not predict limb amputation risk in dialysis patients undergoing revascularisation for critical limb ischemia

        Mohammad Abualhin
    10. -

      Non-calcified steno-obstructive lesions of adbominal aorta are associated with worse results following endovascular treatment

        Alessio Sonetto
    11. -

      New approach for the development and stratification of peripheral stents

        Channing Convelbo
    12. -

      Analysis of outcomes for bioresorbable vascular Scaffold use for the treatment of infra-popliteal disease

        Mohammad Ansari
    13. -

      Early clinical results of the FLEX catheter in the treatment of below the knee lesions

        Jihad Mustapha
    14. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    Advanced solutions for calcified lesions and CTOs

    Moderator:
    Ramon Varcoe, Thomas Zeller
    Panel:
    Richard Heuser, Gunnar Tepe, Andrew Holden, Krishna Rocha-Singh, Darren Schneider, Arne Schwindt
    1. -

      Vessel preparation: What does it mean and what are the current tools (PTA, DA and scoring balloons)?

        Lawrence Garcia
    2. -

      Impact of chronic total occlusion on outcomes: IN.PACT global CTO imaging cohort

        Gunnar Tepe
    3. -

      Live case transmission from New York

        Mount Sinai Hospital New York - Live case center
    4. -

      Understanding the challenges with measuring calcium in DCB clinical trials

        Krishna Rocha-Singh
    5. -

      Vascular calcium: new pre-clinical models and new treatment solutions

        Juan Fernando Granada Solis
    6. -

      Clinical experience with the Phoenix atherectomy system for complex calcified lesions

        Grigorios Korosoglou
    7. -

      Applications of Lithoplasty for the treatment of calcified lesions

        Thomas Zeller
    8. -

      Shockwave Lithoplasty System treatment of calcified lesions: Intravascular OCT analysis

        Andrew Holden
    9. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
    10. -

      The “Crack and Pave” technique for highly resistant calcified lesions: Initial results

        Manuela Matschuck
    11. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    SCRUB-IN WITH THE EXPERTS: Endovascular treatment of central venous stenosis of the chest

    live from Zurich:
    Nils Kucher
    live from Galway:
    Gerard O'Sullivan
    Moderator:
    Robert Lookstein, Stephen Black
    Panel:
    Ulf Teichgräber, Bart Dolmatch, Raghu Kolluri, Rick de Graaf
    1. FLASH PRESENTATION: Drug-coated balloons for the treatment of symptomatic central venous stenosis

        Dimitrios Karnabatidis
    2. FLASH PRESENTATION: Interventional techniques for central venous stenosis of the chest

        Robert Lookstein
    3. FLASH PRESENTATION: COVERA™ – First look at the AVeVA study update for treatment of venous anastomotic lesions in AV grafts and an update on the AVeNEW trial design for outflow stenosis in AV fistula circuits

        Bart Dolmatch
  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    SCRUB-IN WITH THE EXPERTS: Carotid interventions

    live from Leipzig:
    Andrej Schmidt
    live from Cotignola:
    Fausto Castriota, Antonio Micari
    Moderator:
    Giancarlo Biamino, Gary Ansel
    Panel:
    Martin Storck, Carlo Setacci, Maria Antonella Ruffino
    1. FLASH PRESENTATION: Current consideration for patient oriented revascularisation strategies: CAS vs. CEA vs. medical management

        Carlo Setacci
    2. FLASH PRESENTATION: How to integrate latest technology to make carotid stenting safer

        Stephan Duda
    3. FLASH PRESENTATION: Latest clinical experience with integrated embolic protection during CAS and future directions

        Ravish Sachar
    4. FLASH PRESENTATION: Combined carotid and coronary revascularisation: Is this a good idea?

        George Chrysant