LINC 2019 presentations


LINC 2019, the Leipzig Interventional Course,  featured state-of-the-art lectures and numerous live cases have been performed from leading interventional centers.

LINC 2019 took place from Tuesday, January 22 through Friday, January 25, 2019.

LINC 2019 programme

Find all topics and speakers listed below.

Room 3 - Technical Forum

18 events
  • Tuesday, January 22nd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Management of carotid artery disease: Remaining controversies, latest technologies, and challenges ahead

    Moderator:
    Horst Sievert, Alison Halliday
    Panel:
    Martin Storck, Giancarlo Biamino, Frank Veith
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      Assessment of carotid plaque morphology using photoacoustic imaging

        Marc van Sambeek
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      LINC status update: Management of asymptomatic stenose: Medical therapy is usually sufficient for asymptomatic carotid stenosis. What are the exceptions?

        Johann Pelz
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      LINC status update: Management of asymptomatic stenose: Carotid repair is best for asymptomatic carotid stenosis because medical management alone does not work

        Peter Schneider
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      Status update on the ongoing trials looking at asymptomatic carotid stenoses

        Alison Halliday
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      Audience vote

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      Live case transmission from Berlin

        Sankt-Gertrauden-Hospital Berlin - Live case center
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      Carotid interventions – is there a gender difference in outcome?

        Martin Storck
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      40 years of carotid angioplasty – A glance back

        Klaus Mathias
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      LINC status update: Is carotid stenting largely equivalent to carotid endartherectomy for the majority of patients with significant carotid disease and indication for revascularisation? What are the open questions?

        William Gray, Frank Veith
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      1-year results of the SCAFFOLD study: GORE PTFE mesh-covered carotid stent

        Peter Schneider
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      Parameters affecting the risk of embolization during carotid stenting

        Peter Huppert
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      Initial clinical study of the new CGuard™ MicroNet®covered carotid-stent: One size fits all – experimental data and clinical results

        Christian Wissgott
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      Dual layer stents for CAS: all you need to know to avoid acute re-occlusion

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
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      Proximal protection during CAS: Why is it the superior concept?

        Giancarlo Biamino
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      TECAR with proximal flow reversal in symptomatic patients is superior to carotid endarterectomy no matter what kind of stent is used – results of a prospective study which includes DWMRI analysis

        Ralf Kolvenbach
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      Avoiding and managing complications during CAS – lessons learned

        Horst Sievert
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      Live case transmission from Bergamo

        Humanitas Gavazzeni Bergamo - Live case center
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      Audience vote

  • Tuesday, January 22nd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Focus session: Advances in stroke management

    Moderator:
    Franziska Dorn, Hans Henkes
    Panel:
    Stephan Duda, Marios Nikos Psychogios
    1. -

      The art of thrombectomy

        Hans Henkes
    2. -

      Stroke treatment: New data

        Franziska Dorn
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      Time management in endovascular stroke treatment

        Marios Nikos Psychogios
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      Credentialing approaches for interventional stroke management

        Stephan Duda
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Tuesday, January 22nd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Lunch symposium: Why do we need proven balloon expandable covered stents for long term performance?

    Moderator:
    Eric Ducasse
    Panel:
    Eric Verhoeven, Giovanni Torsello
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      The 15-year evolution of covered stent: Choosing the best stent for iliac artery disease. Is COBEST a strong evidence for V12 as choice of covered stent?

        Patrice Mwipatayi
    2. -

      Reliable performance of Advanta V12 in complex aortic cases as a renal stent

        Eric Verhoeven
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      Long-term Münster experience with Advanta V12 and latest in-vitro evidence

        Giovanni Torsello
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Tuesday, January 22nd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Scrub-in with the experts: Innovative approaches for complex femoropopliteal lesions

    live from Berlin:
    Ralf Langhoff
    live from Leipzig:
    Sven Bräunlich
    Moderator:
    Luis Mariano Palena, Brian DeRubertis
    Panel:
    Klaus Amendt, Michael Lichtenberg, Chris Metzger
    1. Flash presentation: Treatment algorithm for a “leaving as little as possible behind” strategy in femoro-popliteal lesions

        Thomas Zeller
    2. Dissecting the TOBA Data: What does it mean in practice

        Peter Schneider
    3. INDICATIONS FOR SPOT STENTING – WHERE TO PLACE SPOT STENTS?

    4. Case discussion: Major dissection treated with DCB and spot stents

        Michael Lichtenberg
    5. Case discussion: Calcified long femoro-popliteal lesions treated with DCB and spot stents

        Erwin Blessing
    6. Long-segment stenting with woven nitinol stents: the new endoluminal bypass managing

        Brian DeRubertis
  • Tuesday, January 22nd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Scrub in with the experts: Challenging aortoiliac interventions

    live from Leipzig:
    Andrej Schmidt
    live from New York:
    Prakash Krishnan
    Moderator:
    Lawrence Garcia, Michel Reijnen
    Panel:
    Patrice Mwipatayi, Sigrid Nikol, Hans Krankenberg
    1. Flash presentation: A series of BeGraft implantations in isolated aortic stenoses: a women’s issue?

        Sigrid Nikol
    2. Flash presentation: Acute and follow-up results of complete aortoiliac obstruction (Leriche syndrome) – The Leipzig experience

        Madeleine Luther
    3. Flash presentation: Global CERAB study: where are we standing?

        Michel Reijnen
    4. Flash presentation: Covered stents as a lifesaver for the patient and me in my most bizzare cases

        Maria Antonella Ruffino
  • Tuesday, January 22nd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Scrub-in with the experts: Supraaortic and brachial interventions

    live from Bergamo:
    Fausto Castriota, Antonio Micari
    live from Leipzig:
    Andrej Schmidt
    Moderator:
    William Gray, Horst Sievert
    Panel:
    Sean Lyden, Bernhard Reimers, Stanislaw Bartus
    1. Flash presentation: Use of OCT and IVUS during CAS

        Bernhard Reimers
    2. Flash presentation: Comparison of Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) virtual histology during carotid artery stenting and lack of correlation with plaque embolization as measured by either clinical findings or the captured plaque observed on direct or flow-reversal filter

        Inkyong Parrack
    3. Flash presentation: Covered stents in the management of carotid artery erosion from head and neck cancers

        Michael Silva
  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Focus session: Interventional oncology and embolisation therapies – Liver (part I)

    Moderator:
    Ulf Teichgräber, Michael Moche
    Panel:
    Thomas J. Vogl, Maciej Pech, Walter Wohlgemuth
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      Irreversible electroporation – current role in percutaneous tumor ablation

        Philipp Wiggermann
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      Live case transmission from Frankfurt

        Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt - Live case center
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      Clinical evidence of radioembolisation in HCC

        Maciej Pech
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      Transarterial chemoembolisation: C-TACE vs. DEB TACE vs. DSM TACE

        Thomas J. Vogl
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      Live case transmission from Jena

        University Hospital Jena - Live case center
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      SIRCCA trial: Radioembolisation as first line therapy in patients with inoperable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

        Tim Ole Petersen
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      Holmium-166 radioembolisation: do we really need that?

        Ralf-Thorsten Hoffmann
  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Stop bleeding! Tips and tricks for interventional management of bleeding complications

    Moderator:
    Jörn Balzer, Robert Lookstein
    Panel:
    Boris Radeleff, Bernhard Reimers
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      Interventional therapies in patients under anticoagulation – risk-related management

        Bettina Maiwald
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      Emergency coiling procedures for acute bleeding – tips and tricks

        Boris Radeleff
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      Interventional treatment options for bleeding of oesophageal varices

        Andreas Koops
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      Access complications during TAVI – How to treat and how to prevent

        Bernhard Reimers
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Symposium: Pelvic venous disorders: Iliofemoral obstruction and pelvic venous insufficiency case presentations

    Moderator:
    Stephen Black
    Panel:
    Vincent Vidal
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      PTS and Acute DVT case with Abre Venous Stent System

        Houman Jalaie
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      NIVL case with Abre Venous Stent System

        Stephen Black
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      Pelvic venous reflux: Embolisation with the Onyx® Liquid Embolic system

        Vincent Vidal
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      Questions and answers

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Focus session: Interventional oncology and embolisation therapies – Liver (part II)

    Moderator:
    Thomas J. Vogl, Maciej Pech
    Panel:
    Ralf-Thorsten Hoffmann, Ulf Teichgräber, Michael Moche
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      Double embolisation for rapid liver hypertrophy: The endovascular ALPPS

        Christoph Binkert
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      Live case transmission from Jena

        University Hospital Jena - Live case center
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      Portal vein aborisation after TIPPS implantation

        Ulf Teichgräber
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      Thermoablation – where do we stand?

        Thomas J. Vogl
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      Live case transmission from Frankfurt

        Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt - Live case center
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      Recorded case presentation: Technical aspects of portal venous embolisation

        René Aschenbach
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      OPTIMIS: a global observational study to assess the use of Sorafenib after TACE in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)

        Markus Peck-Radosavljevic
  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    VIVA@LINC: Deep dive into acute lower extremity ischemia: are we making progress?

    live from Columbus:
    Gary Ansel
    Moderator:
    Sean Lyden, Peter Schneider
    Panel:
    Osamu Iida, Sabine Steiner, John Laird, Ehrin Armstrong
    1. Flash presentation: My algorithm for managing acute lower extremity ischemia

        Peter Schneider
    2. Flash presentation: Insights into the pathophysiology of thrombus: Why is clot removal so difficult?

        Osamu Iida
    3. Flash presentation: When is open surgery or a hybrid approach indicated for acute limb ischemia and when to do fasciotomy?

        Sean Lyden
    4. Flash presentation: The impact of new devices and strategies on how we perform arterial thrombectomy

        Sabine Steiner
  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Focus session: Interventional radiology – embolisation therapy

    Moderator:
    Ulf Teichgräber, Thomas J. Vogl
    Panel:
    Walter Wohlgemuth, Antonio Gaetano Rampoldi, Vincent Vidal
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      Medium and longterm 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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      Uterine artery embolisation (UAE) vs. laparoscopy vs. HIFU

        Thomas J. Vogl
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      5-year results of prostate artery embolisation from Jena University Hospital

        Tobias Franiel, Via satellite from Jena
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      Endovascular therapy of arterio-venous malformations: how to treat lesions with different angioanatomy

        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 visceral artery and pseudoaneurysm

        Amer Malouhi
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      Emborrhoid: A new concept for the treatment of hemorrhoids with arterial embolization

        Vincent Vidal
  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Miscellaneous topics: Renal, visceral interventions, and beyond

    Moderator:
    William Gray, Thomas J. Vogl
    Panel:
    Robert Lookstein, Marcus Thieme, Philipp Lurz
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      Renal denervation: Is the concept still alive?

        Philipp Lurz
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      Fibromuscular dysplasia in renal arteries

        Amit Dwivedi
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      Acute and chronic mesenteric ischaemia – Incidence, clinical presentation, and treatment options

        Marcus Thieme
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      Live case transmission from Jena

        University Hospital Jena - Live case center
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      TIPPS – current and future applications

        Thomas J. Vogl
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      Endovascular techniques for visceral artery aneurysm treatment

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
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      Live case transmission from Frankfurt

        Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt - Live case center
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      Left gastric artery embolization for obesity management – Current experiences and techniques

        Robert Beasley
  • Thursday, January 24th: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    CLI and CTO summit – complex aortoiliac and femoral interventions

    live from Leipzig:
    Sven Bräunlich
    live from Bad Krozingen:
    Thomas Zeller
    Moderator:
    John Laird, Dai-Do Do
    Panel:
    Sebastian Sixt, Ralf Langhoff, Brian DeRubertis
    1. SELECTED ABSTRACTS - CHALLENGING CASES

    2. Covered Endovascular Reconstruction of Aortic Bifurcation (CERAB-technique) in a case of common iliac artery rupture

        Maria Antonella Ruffino
    3. Hybrid surgical treatment of bilateral aorto-femoral occlusion

        D. Chernova
    4. The Chimney-CERAB for treatment of acute aortic thrombosis

        Wuttichai Saengprakai
    5. Ultrasound-guided direct needle engagement for flush-occluded superficial femoral artery

        Uijun Park
    6. Long-term follow-up after retrograde recanalisation of superficial femoral artery chronic total occlusion

        Stanislaw Bartus
  • Thursday, January 24th: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Step by step on SFA/pop and other Supera usage technical and practical aspects

    Moderator:
    Jos van den Berg
    Panel:
    Jörg Teßarek, Shannon Thomas, Koen Deloose
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      How to perform CFA Supera deployment

        Koen Deloose
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      How to perform AVF Supera deployment

        Shannon Thomas
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      How to perform subintimal Supera deployment with Presto technique

        Luis Mariano Palena
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      How to perform Supera popliteal aneurysm deployment

        Jörg Teßarek
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    CLI and CTO summit – complex femoral and BTK interventions

    live from Abano Terme:
    Marco Manzi
    live from Leipzig:
    Andrej Schmidt
    Moderator:
    Antonio Micari, Jihad Mustapha
    Panel:
    Chris Metzger, Kazushi Urasawa
    1. Over 1200 patients treated with pedal access from primary CTO + CLI in an outpatient setting

        Jim Melton
    2. Usefulness of ankle block in case of distal puncture for below-the-knee angioplasty

        Yutaka Dannoura
    3. SELECTED ABSTRACTS - CHALLENGING CASES

    4. Retrograde transcollateral revascularisation of totally occluded superficial femoral artery

        Ertan Vuruskan
    5. Modified snare-piercing technique for severe calcified superficial femoral artery lesion

        Kazuki Tobita
    6. Popliteal artery bifurcation reconstruction by double retrograde access of tibial arteries with kissing balloon technique

        Saritphat Orrapin
  • Thursday, January 24th: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    Pioneering techniques for critical limb ischemia and “no-option” patients

    live with:
    Andrej Schmidt, Marco Manzi, Thomas Zeller
    Moderator:
    Giancarlo Biamino
    Panel:
    Antonio Micari, Francesco Liistro, Konstantinos Katsanos
    1. Angiosomal-guided revascularisation in critical limb ischemia

        Jun Li
    2. Direct revascularisation (DR) to improve wound healing and prevent major amputations in CLI patients with below-the-knee PAD. Case presentations and literature review

        Ammar Safar
    3. Percutaneous needle disruption of heavily calcified tibial artery during infrapopliteal angioplasty; personal experience with the PIERCE technique previously described by Sato et al.

        Jinoo Kim
    4. Central wiring technique is useful for SFA occluded lesions with self ultrasonography guided method

        Hideyuki Takimura
    5. Assisted tibial artery re-entry during SAFARI revascularisation

        Kumar Madassery
    6. An endovascular treatment option for end stage desert foot in the setting of rapidly progressing critical limb ischemia by way of deep venous arterialization

        Zola N'Dandu
  • Friday, January 25th: - , Room 3 - Technical Forum

    “Great saves and big disasters” – Review of challenging cases and complications – Join us for brunch, served from 08:45am until 11:00am

    Moderator:
    Giancarlo Biamino
    Panel:
    Klaus Amendt, Hans Krankenberg, Dai-Do Do
    live from Leipzig:
    Andrej Schmidt
    1. Announcement of the winners of the LINC 2019 poster award

        Giancarlo Biamino
    2. Endovascular treatment of a tracheo-carotid artery fistula (TCAF) through a covered stent placement in the common carotid artery (CCA)

        Maria Antonella Ruffino
    3. Massive bleeding through tracheostomy site controlled by double and parallel covered stent insertion

        Ivan Casella
    4. The most severe distal emboli of endovascular treatment for iliac and superficial femoral artery we experienced

        Kuniyoshi Fukai