LINC 2021 programme


LINC 2021, the Leipzig Interventional Course, featured state-of-the-art lectures and
more than 40 live cases were performed from leading interventional centers.

LINC 2021 does not have an extra live case guide, but all patient slides
are in the program as pdf downloads for your information.

LINC 2021 programme

Find all topics and speakers listed below.

Conference day 4

  • - , Main Arena 1

    Challenges in EVAR: focus on aortic dissections and innovations for aortic arch treatment

    Moderator:
    Tilo Kölbel, Andrew Holden
    Panel:
    Vicente Riambau, Wei Guo, Vikram Puttaswamy
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        Universitätsklinikum Leipzig, Abt. Angiologie - Live case center
    2. -

      Type A aortic dissection – current knowledge gaps

        Michael Borger
    3. -

      Open and endovascular surgery after frozen elephant trunk for extensive aortic aneurysms

        Michael Jacobs
    4. -

      WeFlow-Arch™: a new modular double inner branch stent graft for endovascular repair of aortic arch pathology

        Wei Guo
    5. -

      Off-the-shelf treatment of aortic arch pathologies with Nexus

        Michele Antonello
    6. -

      Optimizing TEVAR outcomes in acute and subacute type B aortic dissections, what is the right amount of radial force?

        Stefano Fazzini
    7. -

      Tailoring the treatment of fragile aorta with the Valiant Navion covered seal device: my clinical experience in TBAD

        Theodoros Kratimenos
    8. -

      Conformability and dissection, is it important?

        Joseph Hockley
    9. -

      Identifying at risk patients: who could benefit from TEVAR in uncomplicated type B dissections

        Vikram Puttaswamy
    10. -

      Short-term results of TEVAR in complicated vs. uncomplicated acute type B aortic dissection: a report from the Gore Global Registry for Endovascular Aortic Treatment (GREAT)

        Santi Trimarchi
    11. -

      Meeting an unmet need: the DISSECT-N trial

        Robin Hendricus Heijmen
    12. -

      Treatment approaches for the distal landing zone for type B dissection

        Andrew Holden
    13. -

      Multicentre data on the usage of large covered stents in aortic blisters/PAU instead of an EVAR device

        Nikolaos Tsilimparis
    14. -

      Live case transmission from Universitätsklinik für Herzchirurgie Leipzig

        Universitätsklinik für Herzchirurgie Leipzig - Live case center
    15. -

      Q&A, discussion, and conclusion

  • - , LINC Studio

    LINC Studio – Start into day 4

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert, Daniela Branzan
    Guest:
    Tilo Kölbel
  • - , Main Arena 1

    SYMPOSIUM: EVAR imaging innovations for a safer treatment

    Moderator:
    Eric Verhoeven
    Panel:
    Hayato Morimura, Michael Moche, Maani Hakimi
    1. -

      Introduction

    2. -

      Artificial intelligence algorithm for an automated assessment of the thoracic aorta

        Johannes Rückel
    3. -

      Coil embolization of internal iliac arteries before EVAR: experience with fusion imaging

        Hayato Morimura
    4. -

      Live case transmission from Münster

        St. Franziskus Hospital Münster - Live case center
    5. -

      Preconditioning before EVAR with multimodality imaging for embolisation of aortic side branches

        Michael Moche
    6. -

      Ultra low dose EVAR: first results

        Maani Hakimi
    7. -

      Q&A, discussion, and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    Is Sirolimus emerging as a potential future treatment strategy in PAD over Paclitaxel?

    Chairman:
    Nils Kucher
    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Panel:
    Konstantinos Katsanos, Francesco Liistro, Tjun Tang
    1. -

      Overcoming Paclitaxel with Sirolimus in PAD

        Konstantinos Katsanos
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore

        Edward Choke
    3. -

      Why Sirolimus coated balloons are a better option for PAD and AVF interventions

        Aloke Finn
    4. -

      Assessing unmet needs in lower extremity interventions: Sirolimus eluting technologies

        Sahil Parikh
    5. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • - , LINC Studio

    LINC Studio – Strategies for optimizing EVAR and reduction of complications

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert, Daniela Branzan
    Guest:
    Andrej Schmidt, Eric Verhoeven, Tilo Kölbel
  • - , Main Arena 1

    Advanced concepts for Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR)

    Moderator:
    Marc van Sambeek, Jean-Pierre Becquemin
    Panel:
    Martin Malina, Martin Austermann, Dittmar Böckler
    1. -

      Fiber Optic RealShape (FORS) technology: 3D device guidance in practice

        Tilo Kölbel
    2. -

      Clinical relevance of dynamic 4D analysis in the thoracic aorta throughout the cardiac cycle

        Frans Moll
    3. -

      Addressing unmet clinical needs with a new generation TEVAR device: practical application of the Valiant Navion

        Götz Richter
    4. -

      Valiant Navion: what have we learned about this next Generation TEVAR device: 1 year results from the global clinical trial and new mormphetry insights

        Fabio Verzini
    5. -

      A multi-center, independent, real-world study of the Valiant Navion stent graft

        Giovanni Tinelli
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Paris

        Hôpital Marie Lannelongue Paris - Live case center
    7. -

      Durable thoracic outcome throughout 5 year clinical follow up

        Nimesh Desai
    8. -

      3 years of experience in more than 100 patients using TAG conformable with active control: what did we learn?

        Dittmar Böckler
    9. -

      Endoanchors in TEVAR: how this application can add confidence to your practice

        Robin Hendricus Heijmen
    10. -

      How does the Advanta V12 make a difference and leads the way

        Tilo Kölbel
    11. -

      Q&A, discussion, and conclusion

  • - , Main Arena 2

    DEEP DIVE SESSION: Innovations and new techniques in embolization therapies

    Moderator:
    Ulf Teichgräber, Walter A. Wohlgemuth
    Panel:
    Costantino del Giudice, Marcus Katoh
    1. -

      Embolization against the clock – strategies and techniques in the management of hemorrhage

        Marcus Treitl
    2. -

      Hemorrhoids: embolic therapy to address bleeding, inflammation, and pain

        Gloria Salazar
    3. -

      Bariatic embolization

        Bernhard Gebauer
    4. -

      Preoperative embolization of soft tissue sarkomas

        René Aschenbach
    5. -

      New therapeutic options for osteoarthritis

        Marcus Katoh
    6. -

      French SEAL registry update: type II endoleak treatment outcomes using a liquid embolic agent

        Costantino del Giudice
    7. -

      Peripheral AVMs: clinical considerations for determining embolic selection

        Walter A. Wohlgemuth
    8. -

      Pulmonary AVMs: different embolic agents and potential impact on clinical outcomes

        Clifford Weiss
    9. -

      Recorded case presentation: AVM-treatment

        Walter A. Wohlgemuth
    10. -

      Q&A, discussion, and conclusion

  • - , LINC Studio

    LINC Studio – Endovascular repair of the thoracic aorta and the arch

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert, Daniela Branzan
    Guest:
    Michael Borger, Andrej Schmidt, Tilo Kölbel
  • - , Main Arena 1

    LUNCH SYMPOSIUM: From benchtop to bedside: elevating EVAR and TEVAR through Medtronic technologies

    Moderator:
    Vicente Riambau, Jean-Paul de Vries
    Panel:
    Hence Verhagen, Vikram Puttaswamy, Yamume Tshomba
    1. -

      Why sac regression matters: how our experience with Endurant informs our practice

        Hence Verhagen
    2. -

      How to approach challenging necks with off-the-shelf solutions

        Vikram Puttaswamy
    3. -

      New features associated with Valiant Navion covered seal that tailor fragile aorta treatment

        Yamume Tshomba
    4. -

      Discussion, Q&A

  • - , Main Arena 2

    LUNCH SYMPOSIUM: Mastering challenges in lower limb interventions

    Moderator:
    Michael Lichtenberg
    Panel:
    Eric Ducasse, David Shaw, Koen Deloose
    1. -

      Introduction

        Michael Lichtenberg
    2. -

      CASE DISCUSSION: Tips and tricks for lesion crossing in patient with complex CLI

        Eric Ducasse
    3. -

      CASE DISCUSSION: Endovascular treatment of challenging fem-pop occlusive disease

        David Shaw
    4. -

      Introducing dual layer micromesh, a new era in fempop interventions

        Koen Deloose
    5. -

      Q&A, discussion, and closure

  • - , LINC Studio

    LINC Studio

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert, Daniela Branzan
  • - , Main Arena 1

    EVAR for Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms (TAAA)

    Moderator:
    Giovanni Torsello, Stéphan Haulon, Tilo Kölbel
    Panel:
    Eric Verhoeven, Mauro Gargiulo, Piotr Kasprzak
    1. -

      Knowledge driven approach to manage TAAAs

        Tara Mastracci
    2. -

      Live case transmission from Hamburg

        Universitäres Herz- und Gefäßzentrum UKE Hamburg - Live case center
    3. -

      Overcoming challenging TAAAs anatomies with CMD endografts

        Luca Bertoglio
    4. -

      How to handle the specific anatomical issues in post-dissection-TAAA

        Eric Verhoeven
    5. -

      Advantages of balloon expandable covered bridging stents in F/B/EVAR procedures: which one is best and why

        Mauro Gargiulo
    6. -

      The E-nside inner branches technology – an approach to make TAAA-EVAR more efficient?

        Alexander Zimmermann
    7. -

      Multicentre (London/Nuremberg) clinical experience in BEVAR procedures – what do new devices offer me as a surgeon

        Said Abisi
    8. -

      Live case transmission from Hamburg

        Universitäres Herz- und Gefäßzentrum UKE Hamburg - Live case center
    9. -

      Insight in the German BEVAR approval study to get bridging stents approved for the indication

        Martin Austermann
    10. -

      New Advanta FEVAR and BEVAR long-term data

        Eric Verhoeven
    11. -

      Respiratory-induced dynamics of the BeGraft stent in FEVAR

        Christopher Cheng
    12. -

      Spinal cord protection by selective segmental artery coil embolization – update on the PAPA-ARTIS trial

        Christian Etz
    13. -

      Open TAAA repair in patients with connective tissue disorders

        Roberto Chiesa
  • - , LINC Studio

    LINC Studio

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert, Daniela Branzan
  • - , Main Arena 1

    SYMPOSIUM: Cook thoracic solution – expand your treatment options

    Moderator:
    Eric Verhoeven
    Panel:
    Nikolaos Tsilimparis, Germano Melissano, Nilo Mosquera
    1. -

      Introduction

        Eric Verhoeven
    2. -

      Zenith Alpha TAA: why Alpha TAA is my preferred thoracic endograft

        Nikolaos Tsilimparis
    3. -

      Live case transmission from Münster – part I

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

      Zenith Alpha TAA: clinical outcomes after 5 years of follow up

        Germano Melissano
    5. -

      For emergent and standard cases: Zenith t-Branch does the job

        Nilo Mosquera
    6. -

      Live case transmission from Münster – part II

        St. Franziskus Hospital Münster - Live case center
    7. -

      Q&A

  • - , LINC Studio

    LINC Studio

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert, Daniela Branzan
  • - , Main Arena 1

    Current concepts, innovations, and open questions in EVAR of complex infrarenal aortoiliac aneurysms

    Moderator:
    Giovanni Torsello, Frank Veith
    Panel:
    Armando Lobato, Eric Verhoeven, Konstantinos Donas
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Paris

        Hôpital Marie Lannelongue Paris - Live case center
    2. -

      Best practices and technical learning on the on-label treatment of challenging necks: The EXCeL registry

        Marc van Sambeek
    3. -

      Contemporary options for treating juxtarenal aneurysm when infrarenal sealing is not enough

        Konstantinos Donas
    4. -

      EndoAnchors can facilitate and maintain successful standard EVAR for AAAs with challenging proximal necks

        Luis Mariano Ferreira
    5. -

      FEVAR technique – a case presentation

        Eric Ducasse
    6. -

      4xFEVAR: is it always needed to stent the celiac artery?

        Eric Verhoeven
    7. -

      Data on the 3 year clinical results of BeGraft in FEVAR

        Stéphan Haulon
    8. -

      Insight in the German FEVAR approval study to get bridging stents approved for the indication

        Eric Verhoeven
    9. -

      WeFlow-JAAA™: a new uncustomized device for juxtarenal AAA

        Wei Guo
    10. -

      Type II endoleak and aortic aneurysm sac shrinkage after pre-emptive embolization of aneurysm sac side branches

        Daniela Branzan
    11. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        Universitätsklinikum Leipzig, Abt. Angiologie - Live case center
    12. -

      How stent graft design influences overall AAA sac dynamics and overall therapy success

        Ross Milner
    13. -

      EVAR long term perspectives: facts and figures from the GREAT registry experience at 5 years

        Chandler Long
    14. -

      How and why do the Endurant endograft results for EVAR in France differ from the global results: what are the implications

        Jean-Pierre Becquemin
    15. -

      How sac regression at 1 year affects all-cause mortality through 5 year: key insights from the ENGAGE registry

        Michel Reijnen
  • - , LINC Studio

    LINC Studio – Strategies to avoid type II endoleaks

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert, Daniela Branzan
    Guest:
    Piotr Kasprzak, Andrej Schmidt, Frans Moll
  • - , Main Arena 1

    How should you approach patients with a vasculogenic erectile dysfunction?

    Moderator:
    Roxana Mehran, Giuseppe Massimo Sangiorgi
    Panel:
    Theodosios Bisdas
    1. -

      Vasculogenic erectile dysfunction: we don’t ask, they don’t talk

        Roxana Mehran
    2. -

      What current European guidelines suggest for the treatment of erectile dysfunction

        Ferdinando Fusco
    3. -

      How cardiologists should approach the patients with erectile dysfunction

        Giuseppe Massimo Sangiorgi
    4. -

      Treatment of erectile dysfunction: from pills to balloons and stents

        Nicolas Diehm
    5. -

      Clinical cases

        Giuseppe Massimo Sangiorgi
    6. -

      Clinical cases

        Nicolas Diehm
    7. -

      Panel discussion and conclusion

  • - , LINC Studio

    LINC Studio

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert
  • - , Main Arena 1

    SYMPOSIUM: Complex femoropopliteal lesions and new treatment options

    Moderator:
    Dierk Scheinert
    Panel:
    Miguel Montero-Baker, George Adams, Andrej Schmidt
    1. -

      Live case transmission from Leipzig

        Universitätsklinikum Leipzig, Abt. Angiologie - Live case center
    2. -

      Prevalence of mixed morphology pathology within peripheral arterial disease

        Miguel Montero-Baker
    3. -

      Overview of the Rotarex™ rotational atherectomy system

        Miguel Montero-Baker
    4. -

      Case review from US center

        George Adams
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