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.

Room 3 - Technical Forum

19 events
  • Tuesday, January 30th: - , 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
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      Randomised data in carotid artery stenting: current evidence and future perspectives

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

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

        Stanislaw Bartus
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      Live case transmission from Berlin

        Sankt-Gertrauden-Hospital Berlin - Live case center
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      1-year results of a new mesh-covered carotid stent: SCAFFOLD trial

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

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

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

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

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

        Peter Schneider
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      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
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      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
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Tuesday, January 30th: - , 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
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      Acute stroke treatment: How I do it

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

        Vladimir Gavrilovic
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      Case reviews

        Vladimir Gavrilovic
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      Reality of stroke management in Germany and how to proceed

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

        Andrej Erglis
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      Live case transmission from Cotignola

        Villa Maria Cecilia Cotignola - Live case center
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      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
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      Experience with bilateral carotid filter protection during percutaneous aortic valve replacement

        Axel Linke
  • Tuesday, January 30th: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

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

    Moderator:
    Giovanni Torsello
    Panel:
    Giovanni Pratesi, Jean-Pierre Becquemin
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      Unmet needs in EVAR: case and discussion

        Arne Schwindt, Giovanni Torsello
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      Percutaneous technique for EVAR: case and discussion

        Arne Schwindt, Giovanni Torsello
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      Latest clinical results from INCRAFT™ AAA Stent Graft – 5 years of data

        Arne Schwindt, Giovanni Torsello
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Tuesday, January 30th: - , 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
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      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
  • Tuesday, January 30th: - , 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
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      Introduction by the moderator

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

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

        Michael Lichtenberg
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      Live case transmission from Berlin

        Sankt-Gertrauden-Hospital Berlin - Live case center
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      BIOLUX 4EVER: Combining Passeo-18 Lux DCB and Pulsar-18 BMS: 12-month results of full cohort

        Koen Deloose
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
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      BIOTRONIK REACT: REsponse Adapted Combination Therapy: When and where to stent – concept for a pilot study

        Patrice Mwipatayi
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      Closing by the moderator

        Jos van den Berg
  • Tuesday, January 30th: - , 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
  • Wednesday, January 31st: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Focus session: Embolisation therapies and interventional oncology – Part I

    Moderator:
    Ulf Teichgräber, Michael Moche
    Panel:
    Thomas J. Vogl, Peter Huppert, Robert Lookstein
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      Percutaneous tumor ablation: indications and technical innovations

        Maciej Pech
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      Live case transmission from Frankfurt

        Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt - Live case center
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      Holmium-166 radioembolisation compared to Yttrium-90 radioembolisation

        Ralf-Thorsten Hoffmann
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      Radiofrequency ablation versus microwave ablation in HCC and liver metastasis

        Thomas J. Vogl
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      Live case transmission from Jena

        University Hospital Jena - Live case center
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      Percutaneous after loading therapy in inoperable liver tumors

        Dirk Schnapauff
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      Radioembolisation in colorectal liver metastasis

        Bernhard Gebauer
  • Wednesday, January 31st: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    SYMPOSIUM: Embolisation and mechanical thrombectomy

    Moderator:
    Jos van den Berg
    Panel:
    Lorenzo Paolo Moramarco, Gianmarco de Donato, Stephen D'Souza
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      Introduction

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      Efficient endoleak treatment with Penumbra large volume coils

        Lorenzo Paolo Moramarco
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      Is the Indigo system a surgeon’s best friend? My experience

        Gianmarco de Donato
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      Indigo system: can mechanical thrombectomy be a cost effective solution?

        Stephen D'Souza
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 31st: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    SYMPOSIUM: Advances in peripheral embolisation therapies

    Moderator:
    Marcus Treitl
    Panel:
    Nuno Dias, Hans Lindgren
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      Introduction

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      Miniaturisation of plugs: How does it advance the embolisation practice? Lecture and case series.

        Nuno Dias
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      Advances in coil design: the new 3D detachable fibered coil

        Hans Lindgren
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      Embolisation of Type II endoleaks with a combination of liquid embolic and microvascular plug

        Marcus Treitl
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 31st: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Focus session: Embolisation therapies and interventional oncology – Part II

    Moderator:
    Robert Lookstein, Thomas J. Vogl
    Panel:
    Ralf-Thorsten Hoffmann, Ulf Teichgräber, Boris Radeleff
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      Efficacy and safety of chemoembolisation using 40µm Doxorubicin-eluting microshperes in hepatocellular carcinoma

        Ulf Teichgräber
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      Live case transmission from Jena

        University Hospital Jena - Live case center
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      Chemoembolisation with drug eluting beads preloaded with irinotecan (DEBIRI) liver metastases

        Giovanni Mauri
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      Chemoembolisation using Lipiodol based techinques

        Peter Huppert
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      Live case transmission from Frankfurt

        Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt - Live case center
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      Immuno oncology in regional treatments of metastasis

        Giovanni Mauri
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      Do we need an Angio-CT suite to optimize embolisation procedures?

        Michael Moche
  • Wednesday, January 31st: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Lunch symposium: Is there a need for flexible stents in patients with venous outflow obstruction?

    Moderator:
    Stephen Black
    Panel:
    Marta Ramírez Ortega, Rick de Graaf
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      Introduction

        Stephen Black
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      Helping patients with venous outflow obstruction get back to living in Madrid

        Marta Ramírez Ortega
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      Post thrombotic syndrome: the importance of stent flexibility

        Rick de Graaf
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 31st: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    VIVA@LINC: Deep dive into vessel prep: Is it a fad or the optimal pathway forward?

    Moderator:
    Gary Ansel, Krishna Rocha-Singh
    Panel:
    Ehrin Armstrong, Tony Das, John Laird, Peter Schneider
    live from Teaneck:
    John Rundback
    1. FLASH PRESENTATION: What can coronary specialists teach the vascular community about the value of vessel prep?

        Tony Das
    2. FLASH PRESENTATION: Defining vessel prep: how can we set ourselves up for best results?

        Peter Schneider
    3. FLASH PRESENTATION: Atherectomy: is vessel preparation for DCB the breakthrough indication?

        Ehrin Armstrong
    4. FLASH PRESENTATION: Future algorithm for lower extremity revascularisation: where does vessel prep fit?

        John Laird
  • Wednesday, January 31st: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Focus session: Embolisation therapies and TIPS

    Moderator:
    Ulf Teichgräber
    Panel:
    Thomas J. Vogl, Maciej Pech, Walter Wohlgemuth, Boris Radeleff
    1. -

      Medium and long-term outcome of prostate artery embolisation for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia

        Antonio Gaetano Rampoldi
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      Live case transmission from Jena

        University Hospital Jena - Live case center
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      TIPS Implantation: results and outcome in a liver transplant center

        Thomas J. Vogl
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      Value of cone-beam CT to identify anatomic variations for prostate artery embolisation

        Tobias Franiel, Via satellite from Jena
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      Endovascular treatment of arterial-venous malformations: Effectivness and safety

        Walter Wohlgemuth
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      Live case transmission from Frankfurt

        Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt - Live case center
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      Interventional treatment of acute and chronic gastrointestinal bleeding

        René Aschenbach
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      Beyond gastrointestinal bleeding – Tips and tricks for emergency coil embolisation in various locations

        Boris Radeleff
  • Wednesday, January 31st: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Miscellaneous topics: Renal, visceral interventions, and beyond

    Moderator:
    Robert Lookstein, Iris Baumgartner-Peuker
    Panel:
    Dai-Do Do, Thomas Heller, Felix Mahfoud
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      Renal stenting: Are there still valid indications?

        Iris Baumgartner-Peuker
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      Update on renal denervation: Latest technical developments and data

        Felix Mahfoud
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
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      Chronic visceral ischemia: tips and tricks

        Jos van den Berg
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      Large vessel vasculitis – messages for the interventionalist

        Ulrich Hoffmann
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      Endovascular techniques for visceral artery aneurysm treatment

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
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      Live case transmission from Teaneck

        Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck - Live case center
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      The SUTTON syndrome: Rare but dangerous

        Steffen Basche
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      Interventional options for treatment of pelvic congestion syndrome

        Gerard O'Sullivan
  • Thursday, February 1st: - , 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
  • Thursday, February 1st: - , 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
  • Thursday, February 1st: - , 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
  • Thursday, February 1st: - , 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
  • Friday, February 2nd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    “Great saves and big disasters” – Review of challenging cases and complications

    Moderator:
    Giancarlo Biamino
    Panel:
    Steven Kum, Roberto Ferraresi, Hans Krankenberg
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      Announcement of the winners of the LINC 2018 poster award

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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
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      Successful treatment of CLI (1 month thrombosis of the infrarenal aorta, iliac, SFA, tibial arteries) by hybrid approach (CDT, endarterectomy, thrombectomy, balloon angioplasty of BTK and BTA, stenting of the tibial arteries)

        Andrey Ivanov
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      Limb salvage for CLI due to hopeless complex multiple vascular and bypass occlusion

        Takuya Haraguchi
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      Full revascularisation of diabetic foot affected by CLI with double retrograde approach, using CO2 as a contrast medium

        Paolo Sbarzaglia
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
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      Percutaneous atherectomy, angioplasty, and stenting at the common femoral artery bifurcation

        Chih-Yang Chan
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center