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 5 - Global Expert Exchange

13 events
  • Tuesday, January 22nd: - , 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
    Panel:
    Yann Gouëffic, Yoshimitsu Soga, Marco Manzi, Roberto Ferraresi
    1. MANAGING THE INFECTED WOUND

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      Case presentation: How do I combine wound care with revascularisation?

        Roberto Ferraresi
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      Question and answers

    4. MULTI-VESSEL OR SINGLE VESSEL REVASCULARISATION

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      Case presentation: Why I chose multi vessel revascularisation

        Yoshimitsu Soga
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      Question and answers

    7. SIMULTANEOUS REVASCULARISATION AND WOUND CARE

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      Case presentation: Revascularisation and wound care under a nerve block – How to do it

        Steven Kum
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      Question and answers

    10. OPTIMIZING THE “IN-FLOW” IN CLI

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      Case presentation: The use of DES in CLI

        Yann Gouëffic
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      Question and answers

    13. SOLUTIONS FOR POOR “OUTFLOW”

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      Case presentation: LimFlow procedure for no-option CLI

        Michiel Schreve
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      Question and answers

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      Panel round-up

  • Tuesday, January 22nd: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Latest advancements in diabetic patients: May drug elution technologies improve clinical outcome?

    Moderator:
    Roberto Ferraresi, Katja Mühlberg
    Panel:
    Marco Manzi, Giancarlo Biamino, Michael Edmonds, Eric Ducasse
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      Live case transmission from Bergamo

        Humanitas Gavazzeni Bergamo - Live case center
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      The distribution and management of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in the diabetic patient with neuropathic (Charcot) arthropathy: a new paradigm of critical limb ischaemia in diabetes

        Michael Edmonds
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      Ischemia/infection/amputation: When, what, and how to intervene

        Roberto Ferraresi
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      Critical Limb Ischemia: time is crucial!

        Frank Vermassen
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      Endovascular intervention vs. open surgery: Pro/cons and boundaries

        Eric Ducasse
    6. FOCUS ON SFA

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      Current developments in drug eluting technologies for complex SFA treatment

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
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      When should we use DCBs? Why?

        Gunnar Tepe
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      When should we use DESs? Why?

        Andrea Kahlberg
    10. FOCUS ON BTK

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      Which revascularisation strategy for BTK disease in DM patients? Wound-related or total treatment?

        Steven Kum
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      When should we use DCBs? Why?

        Francesco Liistro
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      When should we use DESs? Why?

        Marco Manzi
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      Live case transmission from Berlin

        Sankt-Gertrauden-Hospital Berlin - Live case center
  • Tuesday, January 22nd: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

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

    Moderator:
    Giancarlo Biamino, Kazushi Urasawa
    Panel:
    Michinao Tan, Tatsuya Nakama, Hiroshi Ando
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      Video live and lecture: EVT for SFA in-stent reocclusion

        Michinao Tan
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      Video live and lecture: Aggressive below-the-ankle revascularisation

        Tatsuya Nakama
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      Video live and lecture: Techniques for severely calcified lesions

        Hiroshi Ando
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      Video live and lecture: Optimization of POBA for DCB

        Kazushi Urasawa
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Lower limb interventions (part I) – Focus on latest information on drug-coated balloons

    Moderator:
    William Gray, Koen Deloose
    Panel:
    Juan Fernando Granada Solis, Aloke Finn, Eugenio Stabile
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
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      Pre-clinical and histology findings from different DCBs

        Raphael Coscas
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      First time data release: A mechanistic look at 0.018 DCBs: Considerations for efficacy and durability of response

        Juan Fernando Granada Solis
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      How DCB drug dose effects vessel healing

        Aloke Finn
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      1-year outcome of the KANSHAS 1 study of the novel KANSHAS drug-coated balloon for treatment of femoropopliteal occlusive disease: the first-in-human study

        Michael Lichtenberg
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      Total IN.PACT 1-year results: Clinical outcomes from All-Comers

        Marianne Brodmann
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      Total IN.PACT 1-year results: Imaging and propensity analysis

        John Laird
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      6-month SFA results from Levant Japan

        Hiroyoshi Yokoi
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      Outcomes of DCB use in real world patients: 3-year clinical outcomes from the IN.PACT global study

        Koen Deloose
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      Ranger DCB SFA registry: 24-month full cohort analysis

        Michael Lichtenberg
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      Long term results from the LegDeb registry

        Eugenio Stabile
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      Cost economic evidence: what do DCB deserve? The US case example

        George Adams
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      Adverse effects of Paclitaxel on arterial pathology: Are we using the right drug on our DCBs?

        Ulrich Beschorner
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      12-month data from the EFFPAC randomized clinical trial

        Marcus Thieme
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    JET@LINC

    Moderator:
    Giancarlo Biamino, Kazushi Urasawa, Hiroyoshi Yokoi
    Panel:
    Michinao Tan, Tatsuya Nakama, Masahiko Fujihara, Daizo Kawasaki, Osamu Iida
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      Introduction

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      A review of revascularisation techniques for femoropopliteal occlusions in Japan

        Michinao Tan
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      The efficacy of pedal artery revascularisation; the final frontier of lower limbs intervention

        Tatsuya Nakama
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      The reconsideration of evaluation for complex SFA disease by the multidisciplinary modalities

        Masahiko Fujihara
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      IVUS guided intraluminal wiring for peripheral CTO lesion

        Daizo Kawasaki
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      Overview of CLI treatment evidence vs. experience

        Osamu Iida
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Deep dive session: Lower limb interventions (part II) – Focus optimization of DCB-results in complex lesions, critical limb ischemia, and new implants

    Moderator:
    Iris Baumgartner-Peuker, Nicolas Shammas
    Panel:
    Stephan Duda, Marc Bosiers
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      IN.PACT DCB outcomes in CLI patients

        Jorge Cuenca
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      Long-term durability and safety of DCB treatment in the SFA: Final 5-year clinical outcomes from the IN.PACT SFA trial

        John Laird
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      Changing paradigm: The role of DCB in Japanese clinical practice

        Yoshimitsu Soga
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      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        University Hospital Leipzig, Dep. Angiology - Live case center
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      Dissections matter: Evidence for post PTA dissections

        Ehrin Armstrong
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      Dissection identification and classification using IVUS

        Nicolas Shammas
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      Tack endovascular system – how I will use the Tack Endovascular System® in the real world

        Michael Lichtenberg
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      Impact of “Super Slow Inflation” as a lesion preparation in the DCB era

        Makoto Sugihara
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      BIOLUX 4 EVER: Combining Passeo-18 Lux DCB and Pulsar-18 BMS – 24-month results of full cohort

        Koen Deloose
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      Results from the 100 patients of the prospective TIGRIS Vienna study – update

        Martin Werner
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      The EVOLUTION study: a physician-initiated study investigating the iVolution stent in femoropopliteal lesions (final 24-month results)

        Marc Bosiers
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      BATTLE trial: RCT comparing BMS (Misago) vs. DES (Zilver PTX) for SFA intermediate lesions

        Yann Gouëffic
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      Insights from the IMPERIAL trial

        Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck
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      The usefulness of Zilver PTX for the treatment of in-stent restenosis of the superficial femoral artery

        Tsuyoshi Shibata
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      Outcomes of Paclitaxel coated technology in treating patients with Rutherford 5 and 6 peripheral arterial disease

        Saadat Shariff
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      Economic evaluation of IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) for treatment of CLI lesions of the SFA, in the Dutch healthcare system

        Michel Reijnen
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Lunch symposium: It’s time to unwind! Accelerating thrombus dissolution with EKOS™ acoustic pulse thrombolysis in everyday clinical practice

    Moderator:
    Nils Kucher
    Panel:
    Houman Jalaie, Mert Dumantepe
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      Introduction

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      Risk stratification of acute PE: Selection of patients for catheter intervention

        Nils Kucher
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      5-year follow up for acute DVT patients treated with EKOS™: experience from Aachen University Hospital

        Houman Jalaie
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      Treatment of chronic DVT with EKOS: reproducing ACCESS PTS data in every day clinical practice

        Mert Dumantepe
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    CCT@LINC – Various techniques to recanalise CTO

    Moderator:
    Ralf Langhoff, Hiroshi Ando
    Panel:
    Michinao Tan, Tatsuya Nakama, Kazushi Urasawa
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      Video live and lecture: Gachon technique for non-removable thrombus

        Michinao Tan
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      Video live and lecture: Various distal puncture techniques

        Tatsuya Nakama
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      Video live and lecture: Trans-collateral wiring

        Kazushi Urasawa
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      Video live and lecture: Needle clucking technique

        Hiroshi Ando
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Deep dive session: Endovenous therapies (part I)

    Moderator:
    Nils Kucher, Gerard O'Sullivan
    Panel:
    Robert Lookstein, Rick de Graaf, Rupert Bauersachs
    1. FOCUS ON ACUTE DVT

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      Evidence on mechanical thrombectomy for iliofemoral DVT: Latest trial update

        Michael Lichtenberg
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      Single center registry for the treatment of acute deep venous thrombosis by Angiojet

        Yann Gouëffic
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      1-year outcomes of the Indigo thrombectomy catheter for deep vein thrombosis

        Theodosios Bisdas
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      Catheter-directed thrombolysis vs. mechanical thrombectomy in Ilio femoral DVT. Why I choose one over the other

        Gerard O'Sullivan
    6. FOCUS ON CHRONIC DVT, DEEP VEIN RECANALISATION, AND STENTING

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      Venous stenting: May Thurners, a patient story

        Oliver Schlager
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      LINC status update: The role of venous stenting in the absence of clear scientific data – Medical therapy is ususally enough

        Rupert Bauersachs
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      No, I see the quality and necessity for stenting

        Robert Lookstein
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      New strategy for endovascular treatment of the obstructed common femoral vein

        Nils Kucher
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      The VIDIO trial: diagnostic and clinical implications on the use of IVUS for deep venous treatment

        Paul Gagne
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      How common is iliac vein rupture during venous reconstruction and what to do?

        Gerard O'Sullivan
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 23rd: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Deep dive session: Endovenous therapies (part II)

    Moderator:
    Tobias Hirsch
    Panel:
    Michel Reijnen, Matthias Ulrich, Karin Brachmann
    1. FOCUS ON SUPERFICIAL FEMORAL DISEASE

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      LINC to phlebology – what’s new in endovenous varicose vein treatment?

        Anina Lukhaup
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      Long-term experience with the Clarivein technology

        Michel Reijnen
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      Advantages and pitfalls of endovenous glue for varicose vein treatment

        Tobias Hirsch
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      Venous ulcer care – What we know and what we don’t

        Katja Mühlberg
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      Foam – short track to ulcer healing

        Tobias Hirsch
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      The new Sclero Safe Endovenous device for varicose vein treatment

        Ralf Kolvenbach
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

    Global expert exchange: Selected challenging cases – PVD

    Moderator:
    Giancarlo Biamino, Ramon Varcoe
    Panel:
    Peter Huppert
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      A case of Leriche syndrome after axillo-femoral bypass failure which was difficult to distal embolism

        Naoki Hayakawa
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      Bilateral iliac artery intervention in Takayasu’s arteritis

        Mohammad Ansari
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      Pieces and parts: Use of the Gore Excluder, Iliac Branched Endoprosthesis, and VBX balloon expandable stent grafts for the treatment of aorto-iliac occlusive disease

        Erin Moore
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      The effect of directional atherectomy +DCB in TASC C&D femoro-popliteal lesions

        Dongming Zhang
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      Could we use atherectomy device at common femoral artery

        Lee Chang Hoon
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      Endovascular interventions after open surgery of the arteries of the lower extremities

        Zaza Alexandrovich Kavteladze
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      Comparison of Angiographic dissection patterns caused by Long vs. short balloons during balloon angioplasty for chronic femoropopliteal occlusions

        Michinao Tan
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      Complex intervention to a chronic totally occluded TP Trunk and peroneal artery, with intervention to the popliteal artery and SFA requiring supera placement

        Peter Farrugia
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      Use of adjunct laser therapy for the treatment of femoropopliteal instent restenosis – A safety and efficacy analysis

        Mohammad Ansari
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      Unique treatment of popliteal aneurysm with kissing interwoven nitinol stents

        George Chrysant
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      RECROSS technique: revascularisation by crushing chronically occluded stents

        Johnathon Rollo
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      Endovascular management of traumatic vascular injury in lower extremities

        Chang-Won Kim
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      Modern lower extremity revascularisation: adapting skill sets from dialysis access thrombectomy

        Mark Goldberg
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      Argentinean registry for endovascular treatment in lower limbs “RAdAMI”

        Ana Mollon
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      The trials and tribulations of hawking in the tibials

        Vikram Puttaswamy
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      Strategy of EVT for calcified below-the-knee lesions in our hospital

        Yutaka Dannoura
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      Limb salvage at all costs: How do you leverage all of the tools in your tool box

        Giuseppe Papia
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

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

    Moderator:
    Ulf Teichgräber, Tilo Kölbel
    1. FOCUS ON CAROTID STENTING AND EMBOLIZATION THERAPIES

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      Carotid artery stenosis – diagnostic approach and indication for treatment

        Tim Wittig
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      Carotid artery stenting – latest technologies

        Ralf Langhoff
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      Principles of coil embolization for bleeding, endoleaks, and beyond

        Tim Ole Petersen
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      Interventional tumor therapy: what is available and how does it work?

        Michael Moche
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      New applications for embolization therapies

        Maciej Pech
    7. FOCUS ON ENDOVASCULAR AORTIC REPAIR

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      Endovascular aortic repair of infrarenal aortic and iliac aneurysms – from imaging to implantation

        Daniela Branzan
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      The role of 2D and 3D fusion imaging for reconstruction of complex aortic pathologies

        Giovanni Federico Torsello
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      Branched and fenestrated grafts – When and how to use?

        Eric Verhoeven
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      Endovascular treatment of aortic dissections

        Martin Malina
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      Glimpse into the future: Endovascular treatment of the aortic arch and the ascending aorta

        Tilo Kölbel
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      The percutaneous approach: What do we need to know about different access sites?

        Daniela Branzan
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Thursday, January 24th: - , Room 5 - Global Expert Exchange

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

    Moderator:
    Sabine Steiner, Martin Werner
    1. FOCUS ON PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL INTERVENTIONS

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      New approaches to measure perfusion after recanalisation in CLI procedures

        Miguel Montero-Baker
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      A review of atherectomy devices: What works best in which lesion

        Chris Metzger
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      Radiaton protection – what is new

        Alexander Gangl
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      Latest data in the field of drug-eluting therapies: What is the current status?

        Sabine Steiner
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      The retrograde approach – when and how to do it

        Martin Werner
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      What is Intravascular Lithotripsy and when to use it

        Marianne Brodmann
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      New hope for end-stage CLI patients: The concept of deep venous arterialization

        Steven Kum
    9. FOCUS ON VENOUS INTERVENTIONS AND AV-ACCESS

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      Iliac vein recanalisations: Indication, techniques, and outcome

        Oliver Schlager
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      Endoluminal treatment of varicose veins

        Anina Lukhaup
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      Percutaneous creation of AV-fistula – initial experience

        Theodosios Bisdas
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      Discussion and conclusion