LINC 2020 programme


LINC 2020, the Leipzig Interventional Course, 
featured state-of-the-art lectures and numerous live cases have been
performed from leading interventional centers.

LINC 2020 will take place from Tuesday, 28 January through Friday, 31 January 2020.

 

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LINC 2020 programme

Find all topics and speakers listed below.

Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

16 events
  • Tuesday, January 28th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    DGA@LINC

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert, Michael Lichtenberg
    Panel:
    Rupert Bauersachs, Erwin Blessing
    1. -

      Welcome remarks – addressing unmet needs in CLI – President of the German Angiology Society, DGA

        Michael Lichtenberg
    2. -

      CLI is a threat to life and limb!

        Katja Mühlberg
    3. -

      Endovascular first for CLI

        Dierk Scheinert
    4. -

      RECCORD registry – healthcare research from daily routine practice

        Ralf Langhoff, Via satellite from Berlin
    5. -

      Use of atherectomy in CLI patients – current evidence

        Erwin Blessing
    6. -

      Optimal antithrombotics in CLI

        Rupert Bauersachs
    7. -

      Diabetic foot infection

        Holger Lawall
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Tuesday, January 28th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    CLI-Therapies-LINCed: Multidisciplinary case studies from centres of excellence. Tailored strategies on revascularisation and wound management

    Moderator:
    Steven Kum, Peter Schneider
    Panel:
    Roberto Ferraresi, Marco Manzi
    1. -

      Optimising the SFA in CLI

        Arne Schwindt
    2. -

      BAD (Big Artery Disease) and SAD (Small Artery Disease) – an appraisal of the challenges in CLI revascularisation

        Roberto Ferraresi
    3. -

      Angiosome interpretation – what to open, how many to open, when to stop

        Osamu Iida
    4. -

      Learn to cross like a pro – tricks from an Italian maestro

        Marco Manzi
    5. -

      Therapeutic solutions for BAD in CLI

        George Adams
    6. -

      Therapeutic solutions for SAD in CLI

        Tatsuya Nakama
    7. -

      Making CLI interventions pain free – how to administer a popliteal nerve anaesthesia before an intervention

        Steven Kum
    8. -

      Managing CLI wounds – 7 min pearls for the interventionlist from a wound care specialist

        Giacomo Clerici
    9. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Tuesday, January 28th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Steps forward in changing BTK standard of care with bioresorbable scaffolds

    Moderator:
    Brian DeRubertis, Sahil Parikh
    Panel:
    Steven Kum, Ramon Varcoe, Atman Shah
    1. -

      Introduction

    2. -

      Bioresorbable scaffolds to treat patients with complex CLTI – 12-month results of the DISAPEAR study

        Steven Kum
    3. -

      FIRST TIME DATA RELEASE: 2-year results of bioresorbable scaffold for the treatment of patients with complex infrapopliteal arterial disease

        Atman Shah
    4. -

      Long terms results and glimpse into the future with bioresorbable scaffolds for BTK

        Ramon Varcoe
    5. -

      Discussion, question, answers

    6. -

      Taking home message

  • Tuesday, January 28th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    CCT@LINC: Advanced endovascular therapy in Japan – pre-recorded live cases

    Moderator:
    Giancarlo Biamino, Kazushi Urasawa
    Panel:
    Hideyuki Takimura
    1. -

      Video live and lecture

        Michinao Tan
    2. -

      Video live and lecture

        Tatsuya Nakama
    3. -

      Video live and lecture

        Naoki Hayakawa
    4. -

      Video live and lecture

        Yoshinori Tsubakimoto
    5. -

      Video live and lecture

        Hiroshi Ando
    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 29th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Deep dive session: Lower limb interventions (part I)

    Moderator:
    Thomas Zeller, Osamu Iida
    Panel:
    Stanislaw Bartus
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
    2. FOCUS ON NEW DATA

    3. -

      Propensity-matched analysis in claudicants treated with a drug- coated balloon vs. PTA: 5-year mortality outcomes from a real-world study

        Giovanni Torsello
    4. -

      Durability, safety, and efficacy of a drug-coated balloon for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease in the SFA

        Osamu Iida
    5. -

      IN.PACT global study 4-year outcomes

        Thomas Zeller
    6. -

      Results of the Illumenate EU-Global 3-year results

        Thomas Zeller
    7. -

      12-month full cohort analysis from the KANSHAS 1 study of the novel KANSHAS drug-coated balloon for treatment of femoropopliteal occlusive disease

        Michael Lichtenberg
    8. -

      Prestige pilot: Phoenix atherectomy and Stellarex DCB clinical investigation in infrapopliteal interventions

        Michael Lichtenberg
    9. FOCUS ON CROSSING AND VESSEL PREP

    10. -

      Trans-radial artery access for lower limb interventions: Will dedicated new tools making this approach the future standard of care?

        Ramon Varcoe
    11. -

      Retrograde crossing of peripheral occlusions: Long-term results and outcome predictors

        Stanislaw Bartus
    12. -

      AMBUVASC: A RCT comparing conventional vs. ambulatory of endovascular procedures of lower extremity peripheral artery disease

        Yann Gouëffic, Via satellite from Paris
    13. -

      Dissections: Do they matter and how can they be managed?

        Thomas Zeller
    14. -

      The versatility of directonal atherectomy to address challenges of multi-level disease in CLI

        Konstantinos Stavroulakis
    15. -

      Combination therapy to optimize your outcomes when treating SFA disease: Valuable tools to get the job done

    16. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 29th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Controversies and best practices for successful iliofemoral venous stenting outcomes

    Moderator:
    Rick de Graaf
    Panel:
    Michael Lichtenberg, Stephen Black, Marta Ramírez Ortega
    1. -

      Introduction

        Rick de Graaf
    2. -

      Stent shape is most important in achieving successful clinical outcomes

        Michael Lichtenberg
    3. -

      Stent conformibility is most important in achieving successful clinical outcomes

        Stephen Black
    4. -

      Maximizing clinical outcomes through optimizing post prodcedural care

        Rick de Graaf
    5. -

      Clinical outcomes of the Zilver Vena™ stent in a private practice setting

        Marta Ramírez Ortega
    6. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 29th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Deep dive session: Lower limb interventions (part II)

    Moderator:
    George Adams, Erwin Blessing
    Panel:
    Miguel Montero-Baker, Marc Bosiers, Steven Kum
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
    2. FOCUS ON CLI/BTK

    3. -

      First-in-man experience with the MotiV Bioresorbable scaffold in below-the-knee arteries

        Michel Bosiers
    4. -

      Treating CLI patients with drug-coated balloons: 12-month outcomes from a real-world study

        Jorge Cuenca
    5. -

      Patterns of calcification in BTK arteries

        Jihad Mustapha
    6. -

      Use of directional atherectomy where stenting is not an option

        Giovanni Torsello
    7. -

      Hybrid atherectomy: 1-year results from a real-world study

        Miguel Montero-Baker
    8. -

      Comparison of procedural and long-term clinical outcomes in critical limb ischemia patients following endovascular treatment in the LIBERTY 360 study

        George Adams
    9. -

      12-month results of the DISAPEAR registry of BVS in CLI from Singapore

        Steven Kum
  • Wednesday, January 29th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    CCT@LINC – Various techniques to recanalise CTO

    Moderator:
    Ralf Langhoff, Kazushi Urasawa
    1. -

      Duplex ultrasound guided wire

        Michinao Tan
    2. -

      Role of below-the-ankle intervention

        Tatsuya Nakama
    3. -

      Asahi style for complex lesions

        Naoki Hayakawa
    4. -

      Various EVT techniques for long SFA CTOs

        Yoshinori Tsubakimoto
    5. -

      Distal punctures and related techniques

        Hiroshi Ando
    6. -

      Question and answers

  • Wednesday, January 29th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Lunch symposium: Achieving quality & predictable outcomes in treatment of venous thromboembolism

    Moderator:
    Nils Kucher
    Panel:
    Mert Dumantepe, Stefan Stortecky
    1. -

      Introduction

    2. -

      How to achieve only 6% PTS in the treatment of acute DVT. What device to use when?

        Nils Kucher
    3. -

      Treatment of chronic DVT with EKOS™: Reproducing ACCESS PTS data in everyday clinical practice

        Mert Dumantepe
    4. -

      Effective treatment for high risk and intermediate-high risk pulmonary embolism patients with Acoustic Pulse Thrombolysis™: Data from Bern

        Stefan Stortecky
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 29th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Deep dive session: Venous interventions (part I) Focus on diagnosis of venous obstructions, crossing of venous occlusions, and thrombus removal

    Moderator:
    Robert Lookstein, Nils Kucher
    Panel:
    Stephen Black, Erin Murphy
    1. -

      Well-recognized venographic signs of significant iliac vein compression in asymptomatic young volunteers

        Rick de Graaf
    2. -

      FIRST TIME DATA RELEASE: IVUS vs. fluoroscopic guided recanalisation for iliofemoral obstruction: Effective option to reduce radiation exposure during intervention

        Michael Lichtenberg
    3. -

      Overlap syndromes in leg swelling, special focus on elevated central venous pressure

        Raghu Kolluri
    4. -

      The role of CT and MRI imaging for planning of venous procedures

        Nils Kucher
    5. -

      Meta-analysis on thrombolysis vs. mechanical thrombectomy for iliofemoral DVT: Safety concerns should stop CDT

        Michael Lichtenberg
    6. -

      Optimal techniques for single session pharmaco-mechanical thrombectomy of acute deep vein thrombosis using the 8 french Rheolytic thrombectomy catheter

        Robert Lookstein
    7. -

      Safety, procedural success, and outcome of the Aspirex.S endovascular thrombectomy system in the treatment of iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis: Data from the Aspirex registry

        Michael Lichtenberg
    8. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 29th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Symposium: Aspirex®S in iliofemoral DVT: New evidence from multiple centres

    Moderator:
    Michael Lichtenberg
    Panel:
    Romaric Loffroy, Bruno Freitas
    1. -

      P-MAX study: Iliofemoral DVT. Safety and performance update from the Arnsberg cohort

        Michael Lichtenberg
    2. -

      Aspirex®S in iliofemoral DVT: The Dijon experience

        Romaric Loffroy
    3. -

      Aspirex®S in iliofemoral DVT: The Maceio experience

        Bruno Freitas
  • Wednesday, January 29th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Deep dive session: Venous interventions (part II) Focus on venous stenting

    Moderator:
    Rick de Graaf, Houman Jalaie
    Panel:
    Tim Sebastian, Matthias Ulrich
    1. -

      FIRST TIME DATA RELEASE: Unique challenges of iliofemoral venous obstruction: Need for venous stents with 50 year durability testing

        Stephen Black
    2. -

      Technical properties of nitinol: The ideal alloy for venous stenting

        Erin Murphy
    3. -

      FIRST TIME DATA RELEASE: Impact of stent structure on venous flow

        Houman Jalaie
    4. -

      New stent design for below the inguinal ligament: The Blueflow venous stent

        Michael Lichtenberg
    5. -

      Abre™ IDE study: Overview of baseline demographics

        Erin Murphy
    6. -

      Abre™ venous self expanding stent system procedure video

        Stephen Black
    7. -

      Predictors for patency rate and clinical improvement after iliofemoral venous recanalisation: A 228 patient cohort analysis

        Michael Lichtenberg
    8. -

      24-month patency rates and clinical results of the SINUS OBLIQUUS® venous stent: Data from the Arnsberg venous registry

        Michael Lichtenberg
    9. -

      Anticoagulation after ilio-femoral intervention

        Raghu Kolluri
    10. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 29th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Deep dive session: Venous interventions (part III) Focus on complex venous procedures

    Moderator:
    Nils Kucher, Raghu Kolluri
    Panel:
    Tobias Hirsch, Karin Brachmann
    1. -

      Reconstruction of the inferior vena cava using dedicated iliofemoral venous stents: Single center experience

        Robert Lookstein
    2. -

      5 year data of acrylate treatment using Venaseal

        Tobias Hirsch
    3. -

      A Singapore Venaseal real world post-market evaluation study (ASVS)

        Tjun Yip Tang
    4. -

      VENCLOSE™ – clinical experiences with a new radiofrequency ablation catheter

        Anina Lukhaup
    5. -

      Case study highlighting patients with various venous disorders – what is the referral, diagnostics, and treatment pathway in the US

        Paul Rochon
    6. -

      Venous ulcer – care pathway in 2020

        Raghu Kolluri
    7. -

      Hybrid venous interventions: it doesn’t stop there

        Rick de Graaf
    8. -

      Review of treatment techniques for various presentations of AVMs

        Paul Rochon
    9. -

      Onyx vs. other liquid embolic agents for AVM treatment

        Walter Wohlgemuth
    10. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Thursday, January 30th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Special course for nurses and technicians: Current concepts and new approaches in endovascular interventions. Step-by-step review of techniques and data by leading interventional experts

    Moderator:
    Sabine Steiner, Miguel Montero-Baker
    1. FOCUS ON AORTO-ILIAC OBSTRUCTIONS

    2. -

      Latest techniques for crossing of aortoiliac occlusions

        Axel Fischer
    3. FOCUS ON FEMOROPOPLITEAL ARTERIES

    4. -

      The controversy about Paclitaxel coated devices – latest evidence

        William Gray
    5. -

      The retrograde approach for complex femoropopliteal and BTK obstructions

        Axel Fischer
    6. -

      Vessel preparation in the SFA before PTA or Stenting – the role of optimal balloon angioplasty, high pressure and focal force balloons

        Erwin Blessing
    7. -

      Rotational and directional atherectomy devices: What works in which lesion?

        Prakash Krishnan
    8. -

      DES vs. DCB in femoral arteries – what works best?

        Sabine Steiner
    9. FOCUS ON BTK ARTERIES AND CLI

    10. -

      Calcification in BTK arteries and recanalization techniques for CTOs

        Jihad Mustapha
    11. -

      The role of stents and scaffolds in BTK vessels

        Ramon Varcoe
    12. -

      The concept of deep venous arterialization for end-stage CLI – current status

        Steven Kum
    13. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Thursday, January 30th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Focus session: Advanced imaging concepts for guidance of peripheral recanalisation procedures

    Moderator:
    Jos van den Berg, Katja Mühlberg
    1. -

      Angiography alone in the lower limb: First results comparing IVUS and angiography in the leg

        Konstantinos Stavroulakis
    2. -

      Towards using tissue oxygen measurements across the continuum of care for CLI management

        Miguel Montero-Baker
    3. -

      The use of OCT in peripheral interventions: Can the Clarity of this imaging system provide better, safer outcomes? Opportunities of real-time 3D ultrasound using XL14-3 for guiding intervention in vascular disease

        Henrik Sillesen
    4. -

      Value of current parameters of hemodynamic adjustment of CLI patients

        Peter Schneider
    5. -

      Imaging the terra icognita of PAD: The microcirculation

        Jim A. Reekers
    6. -

      Blood volume measurements in critical foot ischemia during interventional revascularisation: Can we predict the outcome?

        Peter Huppert
    7. -

      Intraprocedural perfusion monitoring during lower extremity revascularisation: Outcomes from a novel system

        Mahmood Razavi
    8. -

      Use of hyperspectral imaging to determine CLI and the effect of revascularisation

        Jean-Paul de Vries
    9. -

      Assessing the clinical utility of on-table tissue oxygen monitoring for endovascular revascularisation procedures

        Marianne Brodmann
    10. -

      Case reviews of tissue oxygen monitoring during endovascular revascularisation: experience at Dendermonde

        Koen Deloose
    11. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Thursday, January 30th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Special course for nurses and technicians: Current concepts and new approaches in endovascular interventions. Step-by-step review of techniques and data by leading interventional experts

    Moderator:
    Ralf Langhoff, Michel Bosiers
    1. FOCUS ON ENDOVASCULAR AORTIC REPAIR

    2. -

      Optimal imaging for procedural planning and guidance of procedures

        Giovanni Federico Torsello
    3. -

      How to deal with difficult aortic necks – the interventional armamentarium

        Konstantinos Donas
    4. -

      Branched endografts for thoracoabdominal aneurysms

        Marc van Sambeek
    5. -

      Management of ruptured aortic aneurysms

    6. -

      Radiation protection during endovascular procedures – focus on the eye lens

        Alexander Gangl
    7. FOCUS ON VENOUS INTERVENTIONS

    8. -

      Iliac vein recanalization: When and how?

        Oliver Schlager
    9. -

      Venous ulcers: The role of interventions in the venous system

        Raghu Kolluri
    10. FOCUS ON EMBOLIZATION PROCEDURES

    11. -

      Principles of embolization techniques for bleeding, endoleaks and beyond

        Andrew Holden
    12. -

      Coil embolization before EVAR and TEVAR: What is the rationale?

        Daniela Branzan, Via satellite from Leipzig cathlab
    13. -

      Discussion and conclusion

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