LINC 2018 programme


LINC 2018, the Leipzig Interventional Course,  will feature state-of-the-art lectures and numerous live cases performed from leading interventional centers.

LINC 2018 will take place from Tuesday, January 30 through Friday, February 2, 2018.

Room 6 - Speakers' corner

10 events
  • Tuesday, January 30th: - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Update on clinical trials and new data – PVD/ BTK/ CLI

    Moderator:
    Jihad Mustapha
    Panel:
    Miguel Montero-Baker, Steven Kum
    1. -

      36-month results from the absorb BTK study

        Ramon Varcoe
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      6-month results of real-life use of the latest generation of balloon expandable DES in below-the-knee treatment

        Peter Goverde
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      Below-the-knee balloon angioplasty with and without non-selective stem cells infusion in treatment of critical limb ischemia

        Shahram Izadpanahahmadsaraee
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      Statin therapy and amputation-free survival in CLI patients: insights from the CRITISCH registry

        Theodosios Bisdas
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      Peroneal artery angioplasty as a single runoff vessel for foot revascularisation in patients with critical limb ischemia

        Abdelrahman Mohammed
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      Real-world experience with a paclitaxel-coated balloon for the treatment of atherosclerotic infrainguinal arteries. 12-month results of the BIOLUX P-III all comers registry in critical limb ischemia patients

        Thomas Zeller
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      1-year outcomes of peripheral vascular intervention in critical limb ischemia patients: Sub-analysis of the LIBERTY 360 study

        Jihad Mustapha
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      Update on the BEST-CLI trial

        Matthew Menard
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      The relation of 2D perfusion angiography after below-the-knee intervention and wound healing in patients with critical limb ischemia – single center prospective study

        Shinya Sasaki
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      Interim results from the OMNIA study – utilisation of micro oxygen sensors during CLI therapy

        Miguel Montero-Baker
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Tuesday, January 30th: - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Update on clinical trials and new data – PVD/ aortoiliac/ femoral

    Moderator:
    Oliver Schlager
    Panel:
    Theodosios Bisdas, Marcus Thieme
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      Midterm outcome of the covered endovascular reconstruction of the aortic bifurcation (CERAB) technique for aortoiliac occlusive disease

        Kim Taeymans
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      The BeGraft study: A physician-initiated study investigating the BeGraft peripheral stent graft in the iliac arteries (final 24-month results)

        Koen Deloose
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      XTRACT as a potential frontline treatment in peripheral arterial thromboembolism – results from the multicenter PRISM trial

        George Adams
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      Impact of patient and lesion characteristics on drug coated balloon angioplasty of the femoro-popliteal artery – pooled analysis of four randomized controlled multicentre trials

        Thomas Albrecht
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      Local and distal ptx effect: pre-clinical results with different DCBs

        Raphael Coscas
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      Long term results of >200 patients with the Aperto® DCB from the Italian Aperto registry

        Matteo Tozzi
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      Interim report of the BIOFLEX-COF RCT, comparing high vs. low chronic outward force of nitinol stents in the SFA

        Martin Funovics
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      A French experience of ambulatory intervention for endovascular treatment of peripheral artery disease: a retrospective study

        Olivier Regnard
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      A randomised comparison of digital subtraction angiography and kinetic imaging

        Viktor Óriás
    10. -

      The influence of balloon inflation time in femoropopliteal and BTK angioplasty: a systematic review

        Olaf Bakker
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      Tibial velocities duplex ultrasound characterisation and validity of the ankle-deep femoral artery index in peripheral arterial disease

        Gergana T. Taneva
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      Use of Paclitaxel-Coated Luminor® balloon catheter in the superficial femoral and popliteal arteries – the solo DEB registry

        Marcus Thieme
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      BIOFLEX – PEACE registry 24-month analysis

        Claus Nolte-Ernsting
    14. -

      The Münster all-comers registry of Eluvia drug-eluting stent: 1-year outcomes

        Theodosios Bisdas
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      BATTLE RCT. Bare metal stent vs. drug eluting stent for SFA intermediate lesions. 6-month results

        Yann Gouëffic
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      Interim 30-day analysis from the KANSHAS 1 study of the novel KANSHAS drug coated balloon for treatment of femoropopliteal occlusive disease; a latest first-in-human study

        Michael Lichtenberg
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      Peripheral aneurysm coiling using large volume ruby coils: Results from the multicenter ACE registry

        Jos van den Berg
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Tuesday, January 30th: - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Update on clinical trials and new data – AV access/ venous/ embolisation/ EVAR

    Moderator:
    Konstantinos Katsanos
    Panel:
    Frans Moll, Jan Brunkwall
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      ACCESS PTS study: ACCElerated thrombolySiS for Post-Thrombotic Syndrome using the Acoustic Pulse Thrombolysis EkoSonic® Endovascular System – midterm results of a multi-center study.

        Mark J. Garcia
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      Prospective, randomised controlled study of paclitaxel-coated vs. plain balloon angioplasty for the treatment of failing dialysis access

        Abdelrahman Salem
    3. -

      VasQTM improves functional maturation: Randomised controlled multinational study results

        Gaspar Mestres
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      The Lutonix® global AV registry real world patients with a dysfunctional AV dialysis access – interim 6-month outcomes

        Panagiotis Kitrou
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      DCB in vascular access – where does it work

        Tobias Steinke
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      AIDA study: prophylactic onlay mesh implantation prevents incisional hernia following AAA repair. Results from a multicenter randomised trial with 2-year follow up

        Sebastian Debus
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      Large access hole vascular closure device based on fully absorbable patch, results of the frontier III trial

        Arne Schwindt
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      Prevention of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) following Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) using bicarbonate and aggressive hydration: the HYDRA-P randomised controlled trial

        Athanasios Saratzis
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      Prospective study of the E-liac stent graft system in patients with common iliac artery aneurysm: 12-month results

        Jan Brunkwall
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      Global post-market clinical follow-up of the Treovance stent-graft for endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: final results from the RATIONALE registry

        Jörg Teßarek
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      Anatomical applicability of current off-the-shelf branched endograft in thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms managed by open surgery

        Tommaso Cambiaghi
    12. -

      A post-approval registry of the TREO stent-graft for patients with infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms

        Theodosios Bisdas
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      The Italian multi-centre experience of fenestrated Anaconda™ endograft for juxta/para-renal aortic aneurysms

        Rodolfo Pini
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      The use of chimney grafts in the treatment of type Ia endoleaks after previous endovascular aneurysm repair: mid-term outcomes from the PERICLES registry

        Sonia Ronchey
    15. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 31st: - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Selected abstracts challenging cases – venous/AV

    Moderator:
    Jörn Balzer
    Panel:
    Bryan Yan
    1. -

      Management of 21 year old female with extensive bilateral phelgmasia cerulae dolens and ileocaval thrombosis

        Baker Ghoneim
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      Ilio-Iliac arteriovenous fistula – a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge

        Andreia Coelho
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      Intracardiac migration of a stent implanted in the superior vena cava: Presentation of a severe complication after endovascular treatment of superior vena cava syndrome

        Nancy Marisela Coraizaca Chicaiza
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      Complexities in managing malignant pulmonary artery stenosis: difficult decisions in a patient with prior pneumonectomy

        Clayton Brittingham
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      Endovascular repair of iliac vein laceration associated to complex pelvic fracture

        Vicente Mosquera Rey
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      Role of only balloon dilatation in treatment of postphelibitic patients with ilio-caval obstruction and good venous inflow

        Mohamed Ismail
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      Recurrent non-malignant SVC in-stent restenosis treated with Culotte bifurcation stenting technique

        Bryan Yan
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      Phlegmasia cerula dolens and compartmental syndrome as a complication of improperly managed femoro-popliteal DVT with May Thurner syndrome

        Ehab Elashaal
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      Unusual approach to endovascular treatment of intractable iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis

        Mehmet Mustafa Can
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      Retrieval of embolised chemotherapy portacath in the heart by endovascular technique

        Muhsin Kalyoncuoğlu
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      Double barrel stent technique for treating chronic inferior vena cava occlusion

        Mahmoud Saleh
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      Combined open surgery and endovascular stenting for a case of long-standing iatrogenic femoral arteriovenous fistula complicated with pulmonary hypertension

        Wen Hsien Hsu
    13. -

      Common iliac vein compression secondary to significant bladder distension

        Cleoni Pedron
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      Endovascular avoidable complication in a lupus patient

        Shahram Izadpanahahmadsaraee
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      Vascular access construction. A constant creative attitude is required

        Pedro Pinto Sousa
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      Radial access for fistula angioplasty: a minimally invasive and versatile option. Case report and literature review

        Marcelo Giusti
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 31st: - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Patient centered clinical trials: Engagement and innovation

    Moderator:
    Marc van Sambeek
    1. -

      Introduction

    2. -

      Patient recruitment and retention challenges

        Marianne Brodmann
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      The role of patient reported outcomes in cardiovascular trials

        Marc van Sambeek
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      Incorporating the “patient's voice” in clinical research

        Sarah Schneider
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      Digital patient engagement/ patient centric technologies

        Aly Talen
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      EU-MDR/ GDPR: From complex regulation to impactful change

        Mieke Roelants
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Wednesday, January 31st: - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Innovation forum – PVD/ carotid/ venous/ embolisation/ miscellaneous

    Moderator:
    Jos van den Berg
    Panel:
    Stanislaw Bartus, Jörn Balzer
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      The development of the Neuroguard IEP system: A novel 3-in-1 carotid artery stent system with an integrated embolic protection filter and post-dilation balloon

        Ravish Sachar
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      Histological evaluation of filter contents in mesh-covered vs standard nitinol stents during carotid stenting using the paladin system

        Ivo Petrov
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      The effect of carotid stent flushing during carotid artery stenting on the delayed embolic events

        Papazoglou Konstantino
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      Percutaneous arteriovenous fistula creation with the Ellipsys Vascular Access system – Initial results from the first centre in Europe

        Alexandros Mallios
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      GPX by Fluidx medical technology: a biomimetic, in situ setting embolisation agent

        Jihad Mustapha
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      Perfused Human Thiel embalmed cadavers – liquid embolisation training model

        Helen McLeod
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      GELITA-SPON® RAPID3 and TUFT-IT ® in different open vascular procedures

        Alain Vanhulle
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      Initial experience of SIOXX XL stent use in occlusive venous disease

        Altino Moraes
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      Peripheral venous flow model for device testing and training in human Thiel embalmed cadavers

        Helen McLeod
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      Double antegrade femoral sheath for kissing technique in infrapopliteal tibial angioplasty

        Magdy Haggag
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      Percutaneous deep venous foot arterialisation – a new technique for creating arterial-venous fistula

        Bruno Migliara
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      Imaging analysis of angioscopy using open source computer vision library in patients with BTK amputation and salvaged limb

        Naoto Miyagi
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      Discussion

  • Wednesday, January 31st: - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Selected abstracts challenging cases – EVAR

    Moderator:
    Piergiorgio Cao
    Panel:
    Daniela Branzan
    1. -

      TEVAR to false lumen of chronic Type B aortic dissection with aneurysmal dilatation when there are no other options, novel technique

        Samer Koussayer
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      Management of abdominal compartment syndrome after rupture EVAR in 75 year IHD patient

        Baker Ghoneim
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      Descending thoracic aneurysm complicating subacute aortic dissection with significant right common iliac secondary tear and static malperfusion of right kidney intended 2 stage procedure, unexpected outcome

        Ayman El Samadoni
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      9 cm abdominal aortic aneurysm with angulated neck – an endovascular challenge: case report

        Ahmad Naga
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      Management of a symptomatic mycotic celiac artery aneurysm with chimney technique

        Andreia Coelho
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      Acute lower limbs ischemia as a late complication after EVAR

        Elena Herrero Martínez
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      Hybrid bail-out carotid chimney and concurrent intracranial thrombolysis for acute stoke 7 days post TEVAR

        Faris Alomran
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      Treatment of complex dissecting aortic aneurysm: targeting the fenestrations. Case report

        Chen Speter
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      Visceral debranching and periscope technique combined with endovascular repair for the treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm

        Veera Suwanruangsri
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      Hybrid repair of mycotic innominate artery pseudoaneurysm

        Carlota Fernandez Prendes
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      A single-stage hybrid endovascular repair of symptomatic Type V thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms: combined sandwich and debranching technique

        Wuttichai Saengprakai
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      Chimney endovascular aneurysm sealing (ch-EVAS) for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms due to Type Ia endoleak following failed EVAS

        Saritphat Orrapin
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      Endovascular management of a large iliac artery pseudo-aneurysm caused by a failing hip replacement prosthesis, case report and technical challenges

        Mohammed Elkassaby
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      Endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm using the off-the-shelf multibranched t-Branch stent graft: the aneurysm shrinkage could influence visceral stents sealing causing bridging stents fracture and Type III endoleaks

        Sonia Ronchey
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      Double-barreled cannon and branched stent-grafting for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm — the Hexapus technique

        I-Ming Chen
    16. -

      Discussion and conclusion

  • Thursday, February 1st: - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Selected abstracts challenging cases – embo

    Moderator:
    René Aschenbach
    Panel:
    Tim Ole Petersen
    1. -

      Assessment of PTEN-associated vascular malformations in a patient with Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome

        Robert Clemens
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      Onyx syndrome post embolisation of Type II endoleak

        Tamer Sayed
    3. -

      The clinical case of three successful TIPS procedures in one patient with recurrent episodes of variceal bleeding

        Evgeny Kosovtsev
    4. -

      Unique multimodality approach in a patient with a small juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma

        Robert Reyes
    5. -

      Endovascular treatment of hemorrhagic complications in percutaneous renal surgery: Case reports and literature review

        Marcelo Giusti
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      Hystoacryl for a complex AV malformation

        Amr Abdel Rahim
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      Endovascular treatment of hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm after pancreticoduodenectomy

        Miguel Lemos Gomes
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      Endovascular treatment of splenic aneurysm

        Cristina Busoni
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      Splenic artery pseudoaneurysm due to recurrent pancreatitis: coiling or stenting? A case report and review of literature

        Carmen Schoonjans
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      The impact of combined coiling and liquid sclerotherapy compared to coiling only on symptoms of pelvic congestion syndrome

        Mosaad Soliman
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      Discussion and conclusion

  • Thursday, February 1st: - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Innovation forum – Peripheral vascular disease

    Moderator:
    Ralf Langhoff
    Panel:
    Richard Heuser
    1. -

      X-ray angiography using kinetic imaging: optimizing signal-to-noise ratio

        István Góg
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      A new device for Seldinger technique improvement

        Enric Roche
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      Snare-piercing technique to facilitate the re-entry into the true lumen from the subintimal space

        Marta Lobato
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      Drug transfer to the vessel wall by drug-coated hyper-compliant balloon catheters (DCHCB)

        Maciej Kusmierczuk
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      Sirolimus on drug-coated balloons?

        Daniel Peters-Berg
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      New switch back technique from the one puncture site of femoral artery

        Kazuki Tobita
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      Endovascular repair of a popliteal artery with an autovenous transplant

        Alexey Ivanov
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      The use of CrossLock™ catheter for treatment of complex peripheral CTOs

        Richard Heuser
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      FLEX catheter: a novel device facilitating in the preparation of vessels for angioplasty

        Louis Lopez
    10. -

      Novel technique to tackle flush Superficial Femoral Artery (SFA) Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO)

        Ahmad Naga
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      Initial experience with the Soundbite CTO wire technology

        Eric Therasse
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      Discussion

  • Thursday, February 1st: - , Room 6 - Speakers' corner

    Selected abstracts challenging cases – carotid/iliac/renal

    Moderator:
    Klaus Mathias
    Panel:
    Stanislaw Bartus
    1. -

      Simultaneous endovascular treatment of bilateral symptomatic external carotid artery stenosis using a trans-cervical approach

        Mohamed Elsharkawi
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      Endovascular treatment of carotid-jugular fistula after gunshot wound

        Liza Carrijo
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      Carotid artery stenting for long CTO and pseudoocclusion of carotid artery

        Katsutoshi Takayama
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      Type A aortic dissection followed by elective left subclavian stenting for the steal syndrome

        Maksim Kashtanov
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      Extracranial carotid artery pseudoaneurysm in an infant

        U. Gurunandan
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      Flow modulator in treatment of complex subclavian artery aneurysm

        Tomasz Szpotan
    7. -

      Complex subclavian artery aneurysm involving vertebral artery

        Guilherme Vieira Meirelles
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      Hybrid open and endovascular common carotid artery revascularisation after failed attempted retrograde recanalisation

        James Ebaugh
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      Complicated left internal carotid artery stenosis treated percutaneously by anchoring method

        Faruk Ertaş
    10. -

      Endovascular management of left aberrant subclavian steal syndrome in a 28 year old patient with right sided aortic arch and Kommerrel diverticulum

        Magdy Haggag
    11. -

      Endovascular management of an iatrogenic vertebral artery injury following internal jugular venous catheterization

        Kalliopi Maria Tasopoulou
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      Right brachial artery approach for left carotid stenting in hostile aortic arch

        Liza Carrijo
    13. -

      A rare cause of massive gastrointestinal blood loss

        Karen van Langenhove
    14. -

      Innominate Steal syndrome – a hybrid approach

        Nelson Camacho
    15. -

      Endovascular rescue of ruptured pseudoaneurysm of external iliac artery caused by protrusio acetabuli prosthetica

        Jaroen Cheewinmethasiri
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      Primary stenting approach for acute total occlusion of abdominal aortic endograft

        Pablo Nuñez
    17. -

      Endovascular solution in case of abdominal aortic dissection with bilateral lower limb ischemia in a man trampled by a bull

        Jaroen Cheewinmethasiri
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      A case of a young hypertensive man with polycystic kidney disease treated with the verve peri-pelvic renal denervation device: a prelude to study in CKD and chronic kidney pain

        Richard Heuser
    19. -

      Management of a complex renal artery aneurysm

        Pedro Pinto Sousa
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      Discussion and conclusion