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 3

  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    The last frontiers: Extreme BTK interventions

    Moderator:
    Peter Schneider, Roberto Ferraresi
    Panel:
    Hiroyoshi Yokoi, Olaf Bakker, Miguel Montero-Baker, Steven Kum, Antonio Micari
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
    2. -

      Micro knuckle technique: Quick and easy recanalisation of re-occluded BTK arteries

        Kazushi Urasawa
    3. -

      DCB for BTK arteries: New technologies and latest data

        Francesco Liistro
    4. -

      Adventitial drug delivery for treatment of infrapopliteal critical limb ischemia

        Ehrin Armstrong
    5. -

      When is below-the-ankle angioplasty indicated and how to introduce it into your practice?

        Peter Schneider
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Abano Terme

        Policlinico Abano Terme - Live case center
    7. -

      Dorsalis pedis artery entrapment: curiosity or clinical issue in CLI patients?

        Roberto Ferraresi
    8. -

      How to assess procedural success in complex CLI-settings? Initial OMNIA results: unique tool in the assessment and clinical management of CLI

        Marianne Brodmann
    9. -

      Angio-perfusion imaging in CLI-patients with pharmacological and catheter-based interventions? Can we predict outcome?

        Peter Huppert
  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Pioneering techniques for the thoracic aorta and the aortic arch

    Moderator:
    Vicente Riambau, Frank Veith
    Panel:
    Weiguo Fu, Frank Criado, Tilo Kölbel, Christoph Nienaber, Marc van Sambeek
    1. -

      Blunt trauma aortic injury management: lacks in evidence to be overcome

        Vicente Riambau
    2. -

      Technique and early experience using TAG conformable with active control system

        Giovanni Torsello
    3. -

      The new Medtronic Valiant Navion TEVAR device: How this new low-profile device can impact TEVAR

        Fabio Verzini
    4. -

      Latest clinical evidence of the Relay thoracic stentgraft

        Vicente Riambau
    5. -

      Clinical experience with a new thoracic stent graft system (Ankura™). Procedural analysis, 30 days and 6-month results in a single center study

        Theodoros Kratimenos
    6. -

      What is current best practice for Type A dissection repair? – Surgical techniques, outcomes, and secondary procedures

        Michael Borger
    7. -

      Endovascular repair of post dissection aneurysms involving the arch and thoracoabdominal aorta

        Stéphan Haulon, Via satellite from Paris
    8. -

      The role of stent grafts in ascending aortic aneurysms

        Ralf Kolvenbach
    9. -

      Aortic arch pathology options: Open, hybrid, fenestration, chimney, or branched stent graft?

        Chang Shu, Via satellite from Leipzig
    10. -

      Endografting of the aortic arch: current results and future techniques

        Tilo Kölbel
    11. -

      Mid-term results of endovascular arch repair with parallel grafts

        Reinhard Kopp
    12. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
    13. -

      Live case transmission from Paris

        Hôpital Marie Lannelongue Paris - Live case center
    14. -

      Arch repair with the Bolton Medical RelayBranch thoracic stentgraft system: Multi-center experience

        Joost A. van Herwaarden
    15. -

      European experience with a thoracic device to treat the arch

        Dittmar Böckler
    16. -

      Limitations in patient selection for arch branched devices

        Stéphan Haulon, Via satellite from Paris
    17. -

      Conversion to open surgery following failed thoracic endovascular repair

        Michael Jacobs
  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    CLI and CTO summit – complex aortoiliac and femoral

    live from Bad Krozingen:
    Thomas Zeller
    live from Leipzig:
    Andrej Schmidt
    Moderator:
    Jörn Balzer, Tony Das
    Panel:
    Patrice Mwipatayi, Hans Krankenberg, Yasutaka Yamauchi
    1. Very complex multi-level bilateral occlusive disease involving both CIA and EIA, right CFA and bilateral SFA occlusions

        Hady Lichaa
    2. Target stent and anchor balloon: strategies for complex iliac artery chronic total occlusion crossing

        Ethan Korngold
    3. Reconstruction of occluded iliac artery in Takayaso's arteritis

        Mohammad Ansari
    4. Directional Atherectomy and Anti-Restenotic Theraphy (DAART) in multilevel disease

        Carlos Abel Gutierrez Diaz
    5. Catheter-directed thrombolysis for acute limb ischemia

        Hwan Jun Jae
  • - , Scientific Posters

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

  • - , Room 4 - Discussion Forum

    Advanced EVAR therapy with Heli-FX EndoAnchors

    Moderator:
    Giovanni Torsello
    1. -

      Introduction

    2. -

      New indication for Heli-FX EndoAnchors with Endurant II: further option in treatment of hostile necks

        Sven Seifert
    3. -

      EVAR revision setting: how can Heli-FX EndoAnchors improve the outcomes?

        Dittmar Böckler
    4. -

      Heli-FX EndoAnchors in the thoracoabdominal aorta

        Jörg Teßarek
    5. -

      Heli-FX EndoAnchors during TEVAR: indications and outcomes

        Piotr Kasprzak
    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Global expert exchange: Selected challenging cases and complications

    Moderator:
    Giancarlo Biamino, Ramon Varcoe
    Panel:
    Ulf Teichgräber, Ayman Al-Sibaie
    1. -

      Venous and AV access

    2. -

      Application of drug coated balloon angioplasty for pulmonary vein stenosis. Novel approach

        Bhaskar Purushottam
    3. -

      Acute phlegmasia cerulea dolens related to complete subacute occlusion of the entire left LE deep venous system in the setting of typical May-Thurner syndrome

        Hady Lichaa
    4. -

      Pseudoaneurysm after IVC filter removal

        John Phillips
    5. -

      Critical limb ischemia

    6. -

      Creation of a multidisciplinary limb preservation program improves limb salvage and increases endovascular volume in a tertiary referral center

        David O'Connor
    7. -

      Feasibility and outcomes of delay revascularization in patients with PAD and tissue loss

        Christian Bianchi
    8. -

      Management of diabetic foot with toe gangrene and severe arterial disease

        Ahmed Kayssi
    9. -

      Impact of hemodialysis on outcomes for patients with CLI: Assessment using the WIfI classification

        Shin Okamoto
    10. -

      Hybrid treatment of aortoiliac and femoral occlusion for patients with critical limb ischemia

        Jang Yong Kim
    11. -

      Telehealth use in wound care

        John Phillips
    12. -

      Visceral, renal and mesenteric

    13. -

      Treatment of a pancreaticoduodenal arcade aneurysm with a flow modulator stent

        Lucas Freire
    14. -

      Persistent sciatic artery aneurysm treated with a use of VIABAHN endoprosthesis

        Shigeo Ichihashi
    15. -

      A case of successfully treated penaile ischimic ulcer by internal pudendal artery plasty in a hemodialysis patient

        Tomoyasu Sato
    16. -

      Management of spontaneous isolated dissection of the superior mesenteric artery

        Hwan Jun Jae
    17. -

      Renal denervation in Korea

        In-Ho Chae
    18. -

      Renal thrombectomy and vena stent

        Roberto Beck
    19. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Original research: EVAR part I

    Juror:
    Piergiorgio Cao, Frank Vermassen
    1. -

      A comparison of radiation exposure during endovascular aortic aneurysm repair with or without endostapling

        Aadil Ahmed
    2. -

      Comparative study on endovascular aneurysm repair using ultra-low profile polymer-filled (PF) vs. self-expanding metallic (SEM) endografts

        Yuk Law
    3. -

      Open thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic repair in patients with connective tissue disease

        Drosos Kotelis
    4. -

      Favorable Impact of TEVAR on long-term survival of patients with acute uncomplicated Type B aortic dissection

        Virendra Patel
    5. -

      Clinical application of 3-dimensional image fusion guidance (VesselNavigator, Philips) during EVAR: a single-center assessment of its beneficial role in reducing contrastinduced nephropathy and radiation hazard

        Byung Chan Lee
    6. -

      Low-profile polymer-based endografts (Ovation – Endologix) implantation and postoperative type 2 endoleak incidence and fate in an unselected population

        Wassim Mansour
    7. -

      Long-term results of the petticoat concept with the use of balloon-expandable stents in treating extended aortic dissections, complicated by malperfusion syndrome

        Ksenya Kochkina
    8. -

      Dynamic geometry of renal arteries in untreated AAA, snorkel endovascular aneurysm repair, and snorkel endovascular aneurysm sealing

        Christopher Cheng
    9. -

      Comparison of complication and success rates of perclose proglide closure device in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation and endovascular aneurysm repair

        Gündüz Durmuş
    10. -

      Use of Heparin Bonded VIabahn BX balloon expandable stengrafts in fenestrated and branched EVAR

        Kong Teng Tan
    11. -

      Branched endovascular repair for thoracoabdominal aneurysms – a single centre midterm experience

        Giovanni Santoro
    12. -

      Geometric features of the thoracic aorta and endograft correlate with TEVAR bird-beaking severity

        Maxfield Frohlich
    13. -

      Quantification of thoracic aortic longitudinal centerline and surface curvatures for TEVAR planning and evaluation

        Johan Bondesson
    14. -

      A new method for treatment of Type 2 endoleak after EVAR: Sac Embolisation with Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (SEBOA)

        Y. Ogawa
    15. -

      Fusion imaging significantly reduces contrast doses and radiation during endovascular aortic repair

        Susanne Anton
    16. -

      Embolization for Type 1a endoleak after TEVAR via direct transthoracic puncture in pig models

        Shiro Onozawa
    17. -

      Results of AFX unibody stent-graft implantation in patients with TASC D aortoiliac lesions and coexistent abdominal aortic aneurysms

        Wassim Mansour
    18. -

      Contrast-induced acute kidney injury after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair

        Cinthia Alonzo
    19. -

      TEVAR improves survival despite otherwise dismal outcomes in complicated Type B aortic dissection

        Virendra Patel
    20. -

      Peripheral covered stents in bleeding control: short term results

        Paolo Bonanno
  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    Symposium: The role of purely mechanical debulking in thrombus containing lesions in arteries and veins

    Moderator:
    Gerard O'Sullivan
    Panel:
    Bruno Migliara, Miroslav Bulvas, Romaric Loffroy, Steven Kum
    1. -

      Introduction

    2. -

      ISR-treatment – The Leipzig experience with purely mechanical debulking

        Sven Bräunlich
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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

      Mechanical debulking in bypass occlusions – very fast and highly effective

        Bruno Migliara
    5. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
    6. -

      Setting up a deep venous service in your hospital

        Gerard O'Sullivan
    7. -

      Our patients with acute proximal DVT – Effective thrombus removal with purely mechanical thrombectomy can lead to better outcomes

        Michael Lichtenberg
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    CLI and CTO summit – complex BBT and BTA

    live from Bad Krozingen:
    Thomas Zeller
    live from Abano Terme:
    Marco Manzi
    Moderator:
    Chris Metzger
    Panel:
    Osamu Iida, Sabine Steiner, Gary Ansel, Daizo Kawasaki
    1. Determinants of successful below-the-knee and below-the-ankle intervention: Patient characteristic, anatomical considerations, and advanced techniques

        Timothy Yates
    2. Rationale and algorithm for below-the-knee acute gain optimization

        Flavio Airoldi
    3. Efficacy of pedal artery angioplasty toward severity of pedal artery disease: a subanalysis of the rendezvous registry

        Yoshinori Tsubakimoto
    4. Various strategies for managing the complication during below-the-knee intervention

        Sang Woo Park
  • - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Selected abstracts challenging cases – embo

    Moderator:
    René Aschenbach
    Panel:
    Tim Ole Petersen
    1. -

      Assessment of PTEN-associated vascular malformations in a patient with Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome

        Robert Clemens
    2. -

      Onyx syndrome post embolisation of Type II endoleak

        Tamer Sayed
    3. -

      The clinical case of three successful TIPS procedures in one patient with recurrent episodes of variceal bleeding

        Evgeny Kosovtsev
    4. -

      Unique multimodality approach in a patient with a small juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma

        Robert Reyes
    5. -

      Endovascular treatment of hemorrhagic complications in percutaneous renal surgery: Case reports and literature review

        Marcelo Giusti
    6. -

      Hystoacryl for a complex AV malformation

        Amr Abdel Rahim
    7. -

      Endovascular treatment of hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm after pancreticoduodenectomy

        Miguel Lemos Gomes
    8. -

      Endovascular treatment of splenic aneurysm

        Cristina Busoni
    9. -

      Splenic artery pseudoaneurysm due to recurrent pancreatitis: coiling or stenting? A case report and review of literature

        Carmen Schoonjans
    10. -

      The impact of combined coiling and liquid sclerotherapy compared to coiling only on symptoms of pelvic congestion syndrome

        Mosaad Soliman
    11. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 4 - Discussion Forum

    BARD innovations

    Moderator:
    Eric Ducasse
    Discussant:
    Bart Dolmatch
    1. -

      Introduction

    2. -

      Single center patency rates and clinical results of the VENOVO® venous stent in complicated cases

        Michael Lichtenberg
    3. -

      The role of COVERA™ vascular covered stent in the management of dysfunctioning AV access

        Bart Dolmatch
    4. -

      Expanding the treatment options of atherosclerotic lesions in femoral arteries with COVERA PLUS™

        Massimiliano Di Primio
    5. -

      A look at focused force in calcified lesions

        Ralf Langhoff
    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Focus session: Endovascular fixation of endografts

    Moderator:
    Giovanni Torsello
    Panel:
    Vicente Riambau, Jean-Paul de Vries, Colin Bicknell, Giovanni Pratesi, Hence Verhagen
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

        St. Franziskus Hospital Münster - Live case center
    2. -

      Mid-term results from ANCHOR: How does this data influence the treatment algorithm for hostile EVAR anatomies

        Colin Bicknell
    3. -

      Failure modes of endoanchors – What have we learned?

        Jean-Paul de Vries
    4. -

      Endoanchors can prevent cranial migration of thoracic endografts: When and how should they be used

        Vicente Riambau
  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    The remaining challenges: Long lesions and in-stent-restenosis (ISR)

    Moderator:
    George Adams, Dai-Do Do
    Panel:
    Torsten Fuß, Jos van den Berg, Hans Krankenberg, Sabine Steiner, Chris Metzger
    1. -

      Endovascular treatment of severe TASC C & D lesion with Gore® Viabahn endoprosthesis

        Michele Antonello
    2. -

      Comparing endoluminal to open fempop bypasses: Final 2-year results of the SUPER B trial

        Michel Reijnen
    3. -

      2-year results of a novel Bi-Directional SFA stent design: A comparative study of safety and efficacy

        Hans Krankenberg
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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

      The ZILVERPASS study: a randomised study comparing ZILVER PTX stenting with bypass in femoropopliteal lesions (preliminary 12-month results)

        Marc Bosiers
    6. -

      2-year results of the COPA CABANA RCT of DCB vs. PTA for femoropopliteal ISR

        Gunnar Tepe
    7. -

      New evidence from Laser + DCB in ISR

        Ehrin Armstrong
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Bad Krozingen

        Heartcenter Bad Krozingen - Live case center
    9. -

      “Crush stenting” – an alternative approach to manage occluded femoropopliteal stents

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Introducing innovative solutions for the treatment of aortic disease

    Moderator:
    Frank Veith, Christoph Nienaber
    Panel:
    Giovanni Torsello, Dittmar Böckler, Robert Rhee, Michel Makaroun
    1. -

      Introduction

    2. -

      First clinical experience with GORE® TAG® Conformable stent graft with ACTIVE CONTROL system

        Giovanni Torsello
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

        St. Franziskus Hospital Münster - Live case center
    4. -

      Treating challenging aortic anatomies. Are new devices the answer to overcoming current limitations?

        Dittmar Böckler
    5. -

      Combining new technologies with a history of proven results in TEVAR

        Hence Verhagen
    6. -

      Expanding EVAR indications with a next generation AAA endograft conforming to 90 degree neck angulations

        Robert Rhee
    7. -

      New horizon in endovascular care: early experience with an innovative thoracic branched device

        Michel Makaroun
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    CLI and CTO summit – complex CTOs

    live from Leipzig:
    Andrej Schmidt
    live from Abano Terme:
    Marco Manzi
    Moderator:
    Antonio Micari, Ralf Langhoff
    Panel:
    Masahiko Fujihara, Ramon Varcoe
    1. Does anybody remember how to do distal bypasses? When and how?

        Matthew Menard
    2. The PIERCE technique for recanalization of heavily calcified arteries in hemodialysis patients

        Tomoyasu Sato
    3. Rationale for extravascular ultrasound image-guided revascularisation

        Francesco Liistro
    4. Critical limb ischemia of the upper extremity: Partial vs. full revascularisation

        Dwight Dishmon
    5. Retrograde approach for lower limb intervention

        Shaiful Azmi Yahaya
  • - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Nurse and Technician Forum – Part I

    Moderator:
    Martin Werner, Lieven Maene
    1. MY MOST INTERESTING CASE

    2. -

      Carotid stenting

        Gianmarco de Donato
    3. -

      Complex femoropoliteal case

        Koen Deloose
    4. -

      Endovascular aortic repair

        Tilo Kölbel
    5. -

      Infrapopliteal recanalisation

        Jean Marc Pernes
    6. -

      Discussion

    7. ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES IN PERIPHERAL INTERVENTIONS

    8. -

      Optical coherence tomography in peripheral interventions

        Konstantinos Stavroulakis
    9. -

      Radiation protection – from global to local

        Alexander Gangl
    10. -

      Drug eluting balloons: Update

        Axel Fischer
    11. -

      Drug eluting stents: Update

        Bärbel Berekoven
    12. -

      Adventitial drug infusion to prevent restenosis

        Marianne Brodmann
    13. -

      Discussion

  • - , Room 7 - Speakers' corner

    Challenging cases and complications – EVAR-thoracic/thoracoabdominal

    Moderator:
    Vicente Riambau
    Panel:
    Piotr Kasprzak, Wei Guo
    1. -

      Percutaneous transapical left ventricular access for thoracic endovascular aortic repair

        Atman Shah
    2. -

      Management of complicated Type B dissections

        Jorge Chavarría
    3. -

      Extracorporeal bypass use improves outcomes of open thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair

        Virendra Patel
    4. -

      Endovascular treatment for abdominal aortic dissection

        Chang Shu
    5. -

      Type Ia endoleak after chimney TEVAR for aortic dissection; treatment with vascular plug and coils

        Je-Hwan Won
    6. -

      Migration of a chimney graft during urgent TEVAR

        Gabriel Inaraja Pérez
    7. -

      Sandwich EVAR occlude celiac and superior mesenteric artery treatment for infected suprarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm: Case report

        Supatcha Prasertcharoensuk
    8. -

      Off label use of the Nellix EVAS system in a patient with a Type III endoleak

        Ilaria Ficarelli
    9. -

      Stent-graft use in vascular injury in war time

        Nasser Algharem
    10. -

      Management of aorto-enteric fistula using Nellix graft (EVAS)

        Ahmed Elbasty
    11. -

      Troubleshooting during complex TEVAR: Kommerell diverticulum

        Gabriel Inaraja Pérez
    12. -

      Late renal salvage after renal occlusion during EVAR – “Don’t give up early on the renals”

        James McKinsey
    13. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Original research: EVAR part II

    Juror:
    Marc van Sambeek, Jean-Paul de Vries
    1. -

      Geometrical remodeling of the aortic arch after hybrid treatment

        Alice Finotello
    2. -

      Endovascular management of peri-aortic fibrosis. Mid-term outcomes

        Niall O'Reilly
    3. -

      Renal snorkel stent length affects branch angle in snorkel EVAR and EVAS patients

        Ga-Young Suh
    4. -

      Morphological changes in stentgraft after endovascular aneurysm repair using ALTURA

        Artis Knapsis
    5. -

      Multiaxial pulsatile compliance changes to the thoracic aorta from before to after TEVAR

        Ga-Young Suh
    6. -

      Acidosis predicts perioperative mortality after surgical and endovascular treatment for a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm

        Alberto Froio
    7. -

      Clinical outcomes of ruptured AAA in single hospital

        Jin Go
    8. -

      The effect of TEVAR for blunt thoracic aortic injury on maximal aortic diameter: mid- and long-term outcome

        Hozan Mufty
    9. -

      Interaction of progenitor endothelial cells and NK lymphocytes in blood of patients as the sign and reason the late low survival rate after EVAR

        Alexei Svetlikov
    10. -

      Centralization of flow concept: implantation of non-covered stents in the aorta for malperfusion syndrome in corrected aortic dissection

        Ivo Petrov
    11. -

      The VENT technique using ovation stent-graft for juxtarenal aneurysms in patients with small iliac access vessels

        Mariagnese Mele
    12. -

      Conformability of Medtronic Endurant II endovascular stent graft in combination with Jotec iliac branched devices treating aortoiliac aneurysms

        Kees-Jan Sikkink
    13. -

      Predictors of major adverse anatomical events after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair

        Mohammed Elkassaby
    14. -

      Adaptation of the peri-renal aorta after placement of an Anaconda AAA stent graft

        Maaike Koenrades
    15. -

      Short term outcome of endovascular repair of patients with thoracic aortic diseases

        Hamdy Soliman
    16. -

      The history of the first in the world stentgraft invention. The role of professor Volodos N.L. Masks thrown off

        Alexei Svetlikov
    17. -

      Software to help choosing an infra renal abdominal aortic aneurysm endoprotese

        Guilherme Vieira Meirelles
    18. -

      The aXurge project. Feasibility of a mathematical platform for abdominal aortic aneurism risk assessment and surgical planning

        Maurizio Domanin
    19. -

      Experience with BeGraft stent at the Hospital General Universitario de Alicante, Spain

        Santiago Gil Sánchez
  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    Lunch symposium: Live case with Dr. Andrej Schmidt: Options for crossing

    Moderator:
    Peter Schneider
    Panel:
    Roberto Ferraresi, William Loan
    live with:
    Andrej Schmidt
    1. Welcome

        Peter Schneider
    2. What you need to know about crossing BTK lesions

        William Loan
    3. Live case transmission from Leipzig and panel discussion

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

  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Lunch symposium: Active sac management with Nellix: Addressing the problems of EVAR

    Moderator:
    Eric Verhoeven
    Panel:
    Andrew Holden, Michel Reijnen, Patrick Berg
    1. -

      Introduction

    2. -

      Nellix: Lessons learned from the EVAS Forward Global Registry and the future role of polymer sealing in AAA management

        Andrew Holden
    3. -

      The DEVASS study: Influence of patient selection on outcomes following EVAS with Nellix within the various IFU

        Michel Reijnen
    4. -

      Reduction in cardiovascular related adverse events following active sac management with Nellix vs. EVAR: Are there biological advantages?

        Patrick Berg
    5. -

      Recorded case presentation: active aneurysm sac management with Nellix ChEVAS technique.

        Piotr Szopiński
    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Lunch symposium: BioMimics 3D®: The importance of Swirling Flow® in treating atherosclerosis and preventing restenosis in femoropopliteal arteries

    Moderator:
    Gary Ansel
    Panel:
    Timothy Sullivan, Michael Lichtenberg
    1. -

      Introduction by the moderator

    2. -

      The science behind Swirling Flow®

        Timothy Sullivan
    3. -

      1-year results from the MIMICS-2 study

        Thomas Zeller, Via satellite from Bad Krozingen
    4. -

      Two techniques to limit restenosis – drugs and Swirling Flow®

        Gary Ansel
    5. -

      BioMimics 3D in my clinical practice

        Michael Lichtenberg
    6. -

      Discussion

  • - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Innovation forum – Peripheral vascular disease

    Moderator:
    Ralf Langhoff
    Panel:
    Richard Heuser
    1. -

      X-ray angiography using kinetic imaging: optimizing signal-to-noise ratio

        István Góg
    2. -

      A new device for Seldinger technique improvement

        Enric Roche
    3. -

      Snare-piercing technique to facilitate the re-entry into the true lumen from the subintimal space

        Marta Lobato
    4. -

      Drug transfer to the vessel wall by drug-coated hyper-compliant balloon catheters (DCHCB)

        Maciej Kusmierczuk
    5. -

      Sirolimus on drug-coated balloons?

        Daniel Peters-Berg
    6. -

      New switch back technique from the one puncture site of femoral artery

        Kazuki Tobita
    7. -

      Endovascular repair of a popliteal artery with an autovenous transplant

        Alexey Ivanov
    8. -

      The use of CrossLock™ catheter for treatment of complex peripheral CTOs

        Richard Heuser
    9. -

      FLEX catheter: a novel device facilitating in the preparation of vessels for angioplasty

        Louis Lopez
    10. -

      Novel technique to tackle flush Superficial Femoral Artery (SFA) Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO)

        Ahmad Naga
    11. -

      Initial experience with the Soundbite CTO wire technology

        Eric Therasse
    12. -

      Discussion

  • - , Room 7 - Speakers' corner

    Innovation forum – EVAR

    Moderator:
    Frans Moll
    Panel:
    Armando Lobato
    1. -

      A3-Shield: A translational approach towards small abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) therapy

        Uwe Raaz
    2. -

      The Sandwich technique to treat aortoiliac aneurysms: How to size the parallel grafts

        Samer Koussayer
    3. -

      Re-entry devices for lamella neo-fenestration during endovascular aortic repair of chronic Type B aortic dissection

        Tommaso Cambiaghi
    4. -

      New use of OVATION device in Non-favorable anatomies: Conversion to aortomonoiliac

        Rebeca Pérez López
    5. -

      Delayed occluding membrane „Aachen DOM“ – A new approach for spinal cord protection during endvascular aortic repair

        Drosos Kotelis
    6. -

      A single center experience revising previous abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysm repairs with a visceral manifold stent graft

        Patrick Kelly
    7. -

      FEVAR for chronic type B dissection. Radiofrequency wire makes planning easy and improves success rate of procedure

        Kong Teng Tan
    8. -

      DOMINUS-AB DEVICE: Expectation of a branched device for use in aortic arch aneurysms (off the shelf)

        Fábio Pereira
    9. -

      ReBel-B technique for treatment of isolated common iliac aneurysm or during EVAR

        Paolo Righini
    10. -

      Fusion Images, Laser & Fenestration In Situ (FIL&FIS) for complex aortic aneurysm using CTA image overlay: feasibility study

        Marek Majewski
    11. -

      Percutaneous access downsizing for early limb reperfusion in fenestrated/ branched TAAA repair

        Tommaso Cambiaghi
    12. -

      Discussion

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Challenging cases: EVAR part I

    Juror:
    Tilo Kölbel, Martin Malina
    1. -

      Expanding thoracic aneurysm due to Type 3 endoleak treated with covered stent and chimey to superior mesenteric artery bypassing false lumen

        Johan Rizwal Ismail
    2. -

      Endovascular entry closure using Amplatzer vascular plug for the aortic dissection in sub-acute phase

        Yosuke Hata
    3. -

      Surgeon modified stent graft: feasible endovascular bailout in emergency

        Tamer Sayed
    4. -

      A case of aorto-bi- iliac artery bypass graft presented with life threatening lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage due to arterio-enteric fistula

        Sultan Alharbi
    5. -

      Antegrade in situ fenestration of aortic stent graft

        Alexandros Mallios
    6. -

      Penetrating aortic ulcer presenting as hematemesis

        U. Gurunandan
    7. -

      Chimney technique with the INCRAFT® AAA stent graft system to treat pararenal aortic aneurysm in narrowed iliac axes

        Nunzio Montelione
    8. -

      Endovascular treatment of a patient with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm and abdominal compartment syndrome

        Ioannis Sachmpazidis
    9. -

      Double iliac extension limbs caused by misdeployment of contralateral iliac limb: an unusual complication of EVAR

        Kiattisak Hongku
    10. -

      Challenging EVAR in very narrow aortic bifurcation: sometimes you need luck

        Supachok Maspakorn
    11. -

      Hematemesis in acute aortic dissection Type B

        Francisco Manresa
    12. -

      A challenging case in Ch-EVAS

        María Pilar Lamarca Mendoza
    13. -

      Endovascular aneurysm repair of secondary aortoenteric fistula: early result does not mean late result

        Nattawadee Wiangphoem
    14. -

      Complex aortic aneurysm: a current indication of debranching

        Manuel Alonso Perez
    15. -

      Early mechanical failure of the main body of EVAR necessitated open surgery

        Ilhan Mavioglu
    16. -

      Endovascular neck plasty using an Excluder aortic cuff for EVAR of infrarenal aortic aneurysm in chronic aortic dissection

        Y. Ogawa
    17. -

      Case report of successful hybrid repair of aortic arch aneurysm

        D. Chernova
  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    Glimpse into the future: Pioneering technique to master the remaining challenges in endovascular interventions

    Moderator:
    William Gray, Andrew Holden
    Panel:
    Richard Heuser, Aloke Finn, Krishna Rocha-Singh, Tony Das
    1. -

      Advances in atherectomy: Phoenix atherectomy – why, when, and how?

        Theodosios Bisdas
    2. -

      Phoenix registry interim data

        George Adams
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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

      Polypharmacy and the future of PAD and CLI drug therapy

        Aloke Finn
    5. -

      Fusion techniques for treatment of peripheral artery interventions

        Yann Gouëffic
    6. -

      Percutaneous transvenous prosthetic arterial bypass for long complicated fem-pop occlusions: The PQ Bypass procedure

        Grzegorz Halena
    7. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

        St. Franziskus Hospital Münster - Live case center
    8. -

      Update on the DETOUR I study: 12-month data

        Dierk Scheinert
    9. -

      Clinical experience and latest clinical data with the EndoAVF technology

        Tobias Steinke
    10. -

      Recorded case presentation

        Robert Jones
  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Vessel closure devices in large hole access – Patient benefits and best practices

    Moderator:
    Giovanni Pratesi
    Panel:
    Darren Schneider, Wouter Lansink
    1. -

      Introduction

    2. -

      Perclose ProGlide vs. surgical closure outcomes – Real world evidence

        Darren Schneider
    3. -

      Sutured mediated closure – technique for closing complex large hole cases

        Wouter Lansink
    4. -

      Tips and predictors of real world outcomes from Italian Club del Percutaneo

        Giovanni Pratesi
    5. -

      Percutaneous axillary artery access for branch grafting for complex TAAAs and pararenal AAAs: How to do it safely

        Daniela Branzan
    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Focus session: Pioneering techniques for critical limb ischemia and “no option patients”

    live with:
    John Rundback, Andrej Schmidt, Marco Manzi, Thomas Zeller
    Moderator:
    Peter Schneider, Jos van den Berg
    Panel:
    Marianne Brodmann, Makoto Utsunomiya, Steven Kum
    1. Aetiology of CLI and the role of perfusion

        Jim A. Reekers
    2. Zero contrast procedures, myth or reality? Pre-interventional workup with no-contrast MR angiography followed by CO2 angiography

        Jos van den Berg
    3. Priority registry (poor-risk patients with and without revascularsation therapy for critical limb ischemia)

        Osamu Iida
    4. Objective assessment of CLI patients: What about hemodynamic parameters – are they worth anything especially when it comes to end stage no option patients!

        Marianne Brodmann
    5. Change from vessel patency evaluation to evaluation of foot perfusion

        Marco Manzi, Via satellite from Abano Terme
    6. OMNIA Case Results: Lumee Oxygen measurements representative for CLI wound healing prognosis

        Martin Werner
    7. BTK crossing techniques for the “uncrossable lesion”

        Tatsuya Nakama
    8. Immediate and late outcomes of endovascular treatment in Buerger's disease

        Young-Guk Ko
    9. Hybrid arterialization of the venous system in no-option patients with critical limb ischemia

        Roberto Ferraresi
    10. The LimFlow procedure – technical details and current clinical experience in Europe

        Michael Lichtenberg
    11. Recorded case presentation

        Daniel van den Heuvel
    12. Perspective on initial LimFlow experience in the US

        Peter Schneider
    13. Update on current developments in gene and cell therapy for CLI

        Sigrid Nikol
  • - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Nurse and Technician Forum – Part II

    Moderator:
    Theodosios Bisdas, Oliver Schlager
    1. MISCELLANEOUS

    2. -

      Diagnostic steps in cerebral arterial disease

        TBD
    3. -

      Reducing contrast induced renal insufficiency

        Daniela Branzan
    4. -

      Radiation safety

        Konstantinos Katsanos
    5. -

      Stenting or surgery for common femoral artery stenosis

        Yann Gouëffic
    6. -

      Venous stenting

        Oliver Schlager
    7. -

      Endoluminal treatment of varicose veins

        Anina Lukhaup
    8. -

      Discussion

    9. CRITICAL LIMB ISCHEMIA

    10. -

      Improving CLI care – A multidisciplinary challenge

        Katja Mühlberg
    11. -

      Non invasive diagnosis in CLI

        Oliver Schlager
    12. -

      Assessment of microcirculation in CLI

        Miguel Montero-Baker
    13. -

      Cardiovascular disease in CLI patients

        Corneliu Popescu
    14. -

      Discussion

  • - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Selected abstracts challenging cases – carotid/iliac/renal

    Moderator:
    Klaus Mathias
    Panel:
    Stanislaw Bartus
    1. -

      Simultaneous endovascular treatment of bilateral symptomatic external carotid artery stenosis using a trans-cervical approach

        Mohamed Elsharkawi
    2. -

      Endovascular treatment of carotid-jugular fistula after gunshot wound

        Liza Carrijo
    3. -

      Carotid artery stenting for long CTO and pseudoocclusion of carotid artery

        Katsutoshi Takayama
    4. -

      Type A aortic dissection followed by elective left subclavian stenting for the steal syndrome

        Maksim Kashtanov
    5. -

      Extracranial carotid artery pseudoaneurysm in an infant

        U. Gurunandan
    6. -

      Flow modulator in treatment of complex subclavian artery aneurysm

        Tomasz Szpotan
    7. -

      Complex subclavian artery aneurysm involving vertebral artery

        Guilherme Vieira Meirelles
    8. -

      Hybrid open and endovascular common carotid artery revascularisation after failed attempted retrograde recanalisation

        James Ebaugh
    9. -

      Complicated left internal carotid artery stenosis treated percutaneously by anchoring method

        Faruk Ertaş
    10. -

      Endovascular management of left aberrant subclavian steal syndrome in a 28 year old patient with right sided aortic arch and Kommerrel diverticulum

        Magdy Haggag
    11. -

      Endovascular management of an iatrogenic vertebral artery injury following internal jugular venous catheterization

        Kalliopi Maria Tasopoulou
    12. -

      Right brachial artery approach for left carotid stenting in hostile aortic arch

        Liza Carrijo
    13. -

      A rare cause of massive gastrointestinal blood loss

        Karen van Langenhove
    14. -

      Innominate Steal syndrome – a hybrid approach

        Nelson Camacho
    15. -

      Endovascular rescue of ruptured pseudoaneurysm of external iliac artery caused by protrusio acetabuli prosthetica

        Jaroen Cheewinmethasiri
    16. -

      Primary stenting approach for acute total occlusion of abdominal aortic endograft

        Pablo Nuñez
    17. -

      Endovascular solution in case of abdominal aortic dissection with bilateral lower limb ischemia in a man trampled by a bull

        Jaroen Cheewinmethasiri
    18. -

      A case of a young hypertensive man with polycystic kidney disease treated with the verve peri-pelvic renal denervation device: a prelude to study in CKD and chronic kidney pain

        Richard Heuser
    19. -

      Management of a complex renal artery aneurysm

        Pedro Pinto Sousa
    20. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 7 - Speakers' corner

    Challenging cases and complications – EVAR/ infrarenal

    Moderator:
    Piergiorgio Cao
    Panel:
    Sven Seifert
    1. -

      Successful endovascular treatment of Type B aortic dissection in children. First-in-man experience

        Ivo Petrov
    2. -

      Predictors of iliac limb occlusion after endovascular aneurysm repair

        Yang Jin Park
    3. -

      AAA rupture after EVT of ILIAC-CTO

        Yoshinori Tsubakimoto
    4. -

      Snorkeling a pelvic kidney in abdominal aortic aneurysm in endovascular repair (possibly for a transplanted kidney)

        Fakhir Elmasri
    5. -

      Extensive gluteus necrosis after EVAR and unilateral internal iliac artery embolisation

        Lian Rui Guo
    6. -

      Caribbean Fish Neurotoxin (Ciguatera) Syndrome presenting with paraplegia and renal failure in patient with an EVAR graft

        James McKinsey
    7. -

      “Cheese wire” fenestration of infrarenal dissection flap to facilitate EVAR

        Saadat Shariff
    8. -

      Persistent endoleak after EVAR for iliocaval fistula: treatment with vascular plug and glue

        Chang-Jin Yoon
    9. -

      Technical tips of using glue for eliminating endoleaks after EVAR

        Shigeo Ichihashi
    10. -

      Urgent off-label use of Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis (IBE) to preserve the residual hypogastric artery in patients with previous EVAR

        Marco Damiano Pipitone
    11. -

      Total endovascular repair of aberrant right subclavian artery aneurysm using Zenith Alpha abdominal converter

        Gianbattista Parlani
    12. -

      Early outcome of stentless-thoracic endovascular aortic repair in chronic DeBakey IIIb aneurysm

        Ahmed Eleshra
    13. -

      Banding technique and debranching as treatment of Type I endoleak in a mycotic thoracic aortic pseudoaneurysm

        Cintia Flota Ruiz
    14. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Symposium: Strategies and techniques for optimising patient outcomes in complex aortic aneurysm anatomies

    Moderator:
    Giovanni Torsello
    Panel:
    Dittmar Böckler, Vicente Riambau
    1. -

      Treating aortic aneurysms with large necks: What are the considerations?

        Hence Verhagen
    2. -

      Treating very short necks (≥ 4mm <10mm) using the Endurant stent graft + EndoAnchors: 1-year results and current insights

        Giovanni Pratesi
    3. -

      PROTAGORAS: Standardisation of the chEVAR technique can improve outcomes in patients with short necks

        Konstantinos Donas
    4. -

      Tips and techniques for utilising EndoAnchors in TEVAR

        Colin Bicknell
    5. -

      Panel discussion: What factors should be considered when treating complex aortic aneurysm anatomies (EVAR and TEVAR)?

  • - , Scientific Posters

    Challenging cases: EVAR part II

    Juror:
    Frank Criado, Armando Lobato
    1. -

      Aortouni-iliac stent-grafting in patient with abdominal aortic aneurysms associated with colorectal cancer

        Anna Oleschuk
    2. -

      Endovascular management of localized aortic lesions

        Mohamed Ismail
    3. -

      Retrograde Type A dissection following endovascular treatment of Type B dissection

        Satheesh Grahadhurai
    4. -

      Endovascular repair following post-open repair endoleak from distal anastomosis

        Ragai Makar
    5. -

      Challenging endovascular treatment in complicated thoracoabdominal aneurysm

        Cristina Lozano Ruiz
    6. -

      Successful endovascular repair of giant thoracoabdominal aneurysm: a case report

        D. Chernova
    7. -

      Hypogastric aneurysm isolated, how to treat?

        Nasser Mahfouz
    8. -

      Early open conversion for a Type IA endoleak in patient undergone endovascular repair of AAA

        Ilaria Ficarelli
    9. -

      Successful percutaneous repair of giant iliac aneurysm

        Onur Taşar
    10. -

      Long-term result for hybrid staged intervention for thoracoabdominal aneurism rupture

        Ksenya Kochkina
    11. -

      Surgical bailout for contained aortic rupture at supra-renal fixation post EVAR

        Mahmoud Elmeniesy
    12. -

      Thrombosis of a previously ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm

        Nicola Reina
    13. -

      Was it the best solution, for this complex aortic case? Or maybe we shouldn’t have treated it!!

        Octavio de la Torre
    14. -

      Endovascular treatment of aortobronchial fistula in patients sustained open surgical repair for thoracic aorta lesion: Two cases

        Angelos Megalopoulos
    15. -

      Usefulness of transradial approach for overcoming poor coaxial alignment of contralateral limb in abdominal aortic aneurysm

        Seung-Hwan Lee
    16. -

      Use of AFX ENDOLOGY ENDOLOGIX with bifurcated endoprothesis of iliaca E-LIAC JOTEC: two case report

        Altino Moraes
    17. -

      TEVAR for treatment of late undiscovered post traumatic aortic pseudo-aneurysm

        Mahmoud Elmeniesy
  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    New concepts for AV-shunt revascularisation and central vein stenoses

    Moderator:
    Andrew Holden, Bart Dolmatch
    Panel:
    Scott Trerotola, Konstantinos Katsanos, Panagiotis Kitrou, Ayman Al-Sibaie
    1. -

      How the past leads to the future – A review of AV-shunt treatment options

        Bart Dolmatch
    2. -

      Lysis-Assisted Balloon (LAB) thrombectomy. A declotting technique for the treatment of thrombosed arteriovenous dialysis grafts. 5-year experience of 241 procedures

        Dimitrios Karnabatidis
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Teaneck

        Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck - Live case center
    4. -

      Technical aspects of treating AVF with IN.PACT DCB

        Konstantinos Katsanos
    5. -

      Long term benefit from Lutonix 035 AV IDE trial

        Scott Trerotola
    6. -

      First interim look at the LUTONIX® DCB AV registry

        Panagiotis Kitrou
    7. -

      Update on the IN.PACT AV access trial

        Andrew Holden
    8. -

      Treatment options for critical hand ischemia: A single center experience

        Roberto Ferraresi
    9. -

      Live case transmission from Teaneck

        Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck - Live case center
    10. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 2 - Main Arena 2

    Endovascular repair of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysms – technical tips and strategy for prevention of complications

    Moderator:
    Eric Verhoeven, Michael Borger
    Panel:
    Patrick Kelly, Michael Jacobs, Sebastian Debus, Marc van Sambeek
    1. -

      Technique and early experience of a multibranched Off-The-Shelf (OTS) device for treating TAAAs

        Michel Makaroun
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Paris

        Hôpital Marie Lannelongue Paris - Live case center
    3. -

      How to fix complicated thoracic abdominal anatomy by the retrograde branch technique?

        Wei Guo
    4. -

      Bail-out techniques when antegrade catheterisation fails in F/B EVAR (retrograde, snare technique, loop technique, percutaneous retrograde)

        Eric Verhoeven
    5. -

      Long-term results of multilayer stent in thoraco-abdominal aneurysms. Aneurysm continue to grow – but is it something in it?

        Thomas Larzon
    6. -

      The SPIDER hybrid graft as novel technique for thoracoabdominal repair

        Sebastian Debus
    7. -

      FEVAR and BEVAR are they cost effective at two years compared to open surgery?

        Jean-Pierre Becquemin
    8. -

      Spinal cord ischemia after endovascular repair of TAAA with F/B grafts: real incidence and strategies for prevention

        Roberto Chiesa
    9. -

      Minimally Invasive Segmental Artery Coil Embolisation (MISACE) and its role in ischemic preconditioning to improve collateral circulation to the spinal cord: From preclinical testing to the PAPA-ARTIS RCT

        Christian Etz
    10. -

      Ischemic preconditioning with Minimally Invasive Segmental Artery Coil Embolisation (MISACE) prior to Endovascular TAA repairs: Clinical experience in 50+ patients from Leipzig

        Daniela Branzan
    11. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
    12. -

      Clinical experience with neuromonitoring during open and endo-TAAA repair

        Michael Jacobs
    13. -

      Near infrared spectrometry (NIRS) monitoring of paraspinal muscles to reflect spinal cord ischemia: How does it work and initial results

        Christian Etz
    14. -

      Beyond spinal cord ischemia: Complications and pitfalls during endovascular repair in complex TAAA-patients: How to manage and strategies to prevent

        Eric Verhoeven
    15. -

      Air emboli as a cause of stroke after TEVAR: What can be done to prevent them?

        Tilo Kölbel
    16. -

      Infections of the aorta and major arteries: semi-conservative aproach offers less early morbidity and similar late results as radical open repair

        Martin Malina
    17. -

      Open surgical conversion after failure of endovascular aortic repair of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysms

        Roberto Chiesa
    18. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , Room 4 - Discussion Forum

    VIVA@LINC: Strategies on the frontline – case-based examinations of contemporary carotid challenges

    Moderator:
    Chris Metzger
    Discussant:
    Gary Ansel, Daniela Branzan, William Gray, Tony Das
    1. What did I learn from my last case of hyperperfusion syndrome?

        Gary Ansel
    2. Management of coincidental disease when treating the carotid bifurcation

        Daniela Branzan
    3. Technical tips for transcervical approach to carotid stenting (TCAR)

        William Gray
    4. Management of carotid in-stent restenosis

        Tony Das
    5. This is a case-based session focusing on what we like best ... real cases with challenges and complications that make the experts sweat. In this amphitheater 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.

  • - , Room 1 - Main Arena 1

    The last frontiers: Extreme Ilio-femoral interventions

    Moderator:
    Tony Das, Kazushi Urasawa
    Panel:
    Thomas Rand, Hans Krankenberg, Thomas Heller
    1. -

      Balloon expandable covered stents in aorta-iliac occlusive disease: Suddenly a crowded space

        Andrew Holden
    2. -

      Hybrid revascularisation techniques for complex peripheral arterial occlusions

        Holger Staab
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

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

      Distal puncture and bidirectional wiring techniques: Key role in the treatment of long femoro-popliteal occlusive disease

        Kazushi Urasawa
    5. -

      Results of 300 consecutive retrograde recanalisations of complex femoropopliteal or below-the-knee occlusions

        Erwin Blessing
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Bad Krozingen

        Heartcenter Bad Krozingen - Live case center
    7. -

      Discussion and conclusion