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A VIRTUAL VASCULAR EVENT BROADCAST

30 JUNE - 2 JULY 2021 | 3PM CEST, 9AM EDT

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COURSE DIRECTOR
Prof Stephen Black

A global virtual event dedicated to the latest in vascular treatment strategies to support better patient outcomes.

Overview

Radcliffe Vascular is delighted to introduce the inaugural Vascular Interventions Online (VIO) from 30 June - 2 July 2021 at 3-8pm CEST.

Under the direction of an internationally respected course leadership, VIO will bring together a global faculty and four leading case centres from Europe and the US for a dynamic, innovative, free-to-access live event across three days.

With daily focus on Aortic, Venous, and PAD / Lower Limb respectively, VIO will combine cases, panel discussions, and insightful presentations, for twelve hours of best-in-class CME-accredited learning.

Anchored around a central virtual studio – and supported by case hubs in London, North Carolina, New York and Rotterdam respectively – this dynamic, engaging, interactive event will educate on best practice, the latest vascular and endovascular techniques, technological innovations, and insights for achieving superior patient outcomes.

Register for free here to join the experience.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR 2022


An innovative three-day event:

  • Expert opinion and discussion from international thought-leaders
  • Live cases from leading centres
  • Breakout sessions to showcase latest in technologies and practice
  • CME-accredited learning*
  • Audience interaction
  • Entirely live

* Vascular Interventions Online 2021’s programme has been accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 12 CME points, equating to 12 hours of learning. Physicians may convert EBAC External CME credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR 2022

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR 2022

Programme

(Please note this programme is subject to change; presenters and live case centres to be confirmed)

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Day 1 : 30 June | 3–8pm CEST | 9am–2pm EDT

Aortic
Presentations and Discussions

Facilitating EVAR and TEVAR in Difficult Access
Frank Arko, North Carolina, US

Neck Dilatation After Standard EVAR: Hence Verhagen, Rotterdam, NLRisk Factors, Dynamics and Clinical Consequences
Hence Verhagen, Rotterdam, NL

Radiation Safety in the Modern Endovascular Practice
Bijan Modarai, London, UK

Endovascular Navigation with Light Instead of Fluoroscopy: Benefits in Aortic Repair
Joost van Herwaarden, Utrecht, NL

Live Cases and Discussions

Fenestrated Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair (FEVAR)
Hence Verhagen, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL

Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)
Mark Tyrell and Jason Wilkins, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR)
Frank Arko, Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, North Carolina, US

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Day 2: 1 July | 3–8pm CEST | 9am–2pm EDT

Venous
Presentations and Discussions

Treatment of Chronic Disease
Efthymios Avgerinos, Athens, GR

Pelvic Vein Reflux
Emma Wilton, Oxford, UK

Live Cases and Discussions

Chronic Venous Obstruction / Acute DVT
Hayley Moore and Prakash Saha, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Superficial Vein Reflux Treatment
Antonios Gasparis and Nicos Labropoulos, Stony Brook University, New York, US

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Day 3: 2 July | 3–8pm CEST | 9am–2pm EDT

Peripheral Arterial Disease / Lower Limb
Presentations and Discussions

Treatment Strategies for Below the Knee Disease: Open vs Endo
Athanasios Diamantopoulos, London, UK

The Future of Drug-coated Stents – Where Do We Go Now?
Narayanan Thulasidasan, London, UK

Vessel Preparation and Debulking Strategies Staying in the Lumen
Michael Lichtenberg, Arnsberg, DE

Endovascular Treatment of Arterial Injuries
Maria Antonella Ruffino, Torino, IT

Live Cases and Discussions

Superficial Femoral Artery Recanalization
Ashish Patel, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Iliac Recanalization / CERAB
Halim Yammine, Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, North Carolina, US

Luminal Debulking and Vessel Prep / Tibial Vessel Disease
Greg Stanley, Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, North Carolina, US

SFA Disease and Supera Stent
Sanjay Patel, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Breakout Session
Intravascular Lithotripsy: Reducing Risk and Simplifying Complex Calcified Lesions

5–6pm CEST | 11am–12pm EDT


Chair: Lukla Biasi, London, UK
Panel: Thanos Saratzis, Leicester, UK; Konstantinos Stavroulakis, Munich, DE

Mechanism of Action: Reducing Risk, Changing Vessel Compliance and Optimising Lumen Gain.
Lukla Biasi, London, UK

Can Intravascular Lithotripsy Facilitate a 'Leave Nothing Behind' Strategy in Severely Calcified Femoropopliteal Lesions?
Thanos Saratzis, Leicester, UK

Can We Provide a ‘Best Endo Solution’ for the Treatment of Complex CFA Disease Using IVL?
Konstantinos Stavroulakis, Munich, DE

With live faculty Q&A between talks, moderated by Lukla Biasi, London, UK


Supported by Shockwave Medical

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Leadership

Prof Stephen Black
Prof Stephen Black

COURSE DIRECTOR

Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, and Professor of Venous Surgery, Kings College, London, UK

Prof Stephen Black is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and a Professor of Venous Surgery at Kings College, London. He also serves as Clinical Lead for Vascular Surgery at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and Co-R&D Lead for the Cardiovascular Directorate (Cardiology, Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery). Prof Black is also a Co-founder and Medical Director at UK Vein Clinic.
Prof Black’s principal clinical interest is the treatment of Venous Disease, and he has established a large practice for the treatment of both Acute and Chronic Deep Venous Disease, and for superficial venous disorders.
Prof Black completed his basic medical training in South Africa (University of the Witwatersrand) before emigrating to the United Kingdom where he completed an MD degree at St Marys Hospital and Imperial College London.
Program Director for both the European Venous Forum Hands on Workshops (EVF HOW) and The Charing Cross Vascular Symposium Venous Programme, Prof Black has served as Global and UK Principal Investigator for a number of ongoing trials, and been involved in a number of ‘first in Man’ procedures. Prof Black is currently the Editor in Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Review and on the Editorial Board for International Angiology.

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Dr Frank Arko
Dr Frank Arko

COURSE CO-DIRECTOR

Chief, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, NC, US

Dr Frank Arko is Director of Endovascular Surgery and Co-director of the Aortic Institute at Carolinas Medical Center of the Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute in Charlotte, North Carolina, US, among the busiest aortic repair centres in the US.
A global expert on aortic repair techniques and peripheral arterial disease, Dr Arko completed medical school and residency at Texas A&M University, and a Fellowship at Stanford University, US.
Board certified by the American Board of Surgery – Vascular Surgery, Dr Arko’s specialist interests include minimally invasive surgery, trauma and surgical critical care, and vascular surgery.
He is a member of a number of professional societies and bodies, including the American College of Surgeons, the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, the Society of Vascular Surgery, and the International Society of Endovascular Specialists.
Widely published, Dr Arko has served as Principal Investigator and on the steering committees of several large international trials.

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Dr Nicos Labropoulos
Prof Nicos Labropoulos

COURSE CO-DIRECTOR

Professor of Surgery and Radiology, and Director, Vascular Laboratory, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Long Island, New York, US

Prof Nicos Labropoulos is a Professor of Surgery and Radiology and Director of the Vascular Laboratory at Stony Brook University Medical Center, Long Island, New York, US. He completed his medical training at the University of London and his PhD and vascular fellowship at St Mary’s Hospital of Imperial College, London, UK. He has a major interest in pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of vascular diseases. He has been a travelling fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, a recipient of the Presidential award of the Society of Vascular Surgery, the UIP Gold Medal award of excellence for clinical research in Phlebology, the IUA Hippocrates medal and the Sushrutha Award for excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of venous and lymphatic disorders. Prof Labropoulos is actively involved in many national and international vascular societies as well as national committees and accrediting organizations. He has more than 300 publications being cited over 15,000 times. He is on the editorial board of 11 journals and serves as a reviewer for 25 journals. He has edited five vascular textbooks and has contributed over 60 book chapters. He has taken part in multiple consensus statements and development of guidelines on diagnosis and management of vascular disease. Prof Labropoulos gives lectures in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Greek.

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Prof Hence Verhagen
Prof Hence Verhagen

COURSE CO-DIRECTOR

Chief, Vascular Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Prof Hence Verhagen is Professor and Chief of Vascular Surgery Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Prof Verhagen graduated from medical school in 1992 and completed his training in The Netherlands, Zimbabwe and the UK, and his vascular Fellowship at The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia. In 2002, he became Associate Professor in Vascular Surgery at the University Medical Center in Utrecht, before in 2007 he accepted the position of Professor and Chief of Vascular Surgery at the Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam.
With his special interests covering aortic pathology and interventions, Prof Verhagen has expertise in vascular imaging, carotid surgery, and peripheral interventions, and has performed a number of “first in Man” implantations of aortic endografts. He has served a Principal Investigator or on the steering committees of several significant trials around aortic stentgrafts.
Widely published in international journals, Prof Verhagan has served in several leadership positions in leading societies and events, and is the 2021 President of the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS).

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Faculty

Adriaan Moelker
Adriaan Moelker

Rotterdam, NL

Anna Prent
Anna Prent

London, UK

Antonios Gasparis
Antonios Gasparis

New York, US

Ashish Patel
Ashish Patel

London, UK

Athanasios Diamantopoulos
Athanasios Diamantopoulos

London, UK

Becky Sandford
Becky Sandford

London, UK

Bijan Modarai
Bijan Modarai

London, UK

Efthymios Avgerinos
Efthymios Avgerinos

Athens, GR

Emma Wilton
Emma Wilton

Oxford, UK

Greg Stanley
Greg Stanley

North Carolina, US

Halim Yammine
Halim Yammine

North Carolina, US

Hayley Moore
Hayley Moore

London, UK

Jason Wilkins
Jason Wilkins

London, UK

Joost van Herwaarden
Joost van Herwaarden

Utrecht, NL

Koen Deloose
Koen Deloose

Dendermonde, BE

Konstantinos Stavroulakis
Konstantinos Stavroulakis

Munich, DE

Kush Desai
Kush Desai

Chicago, US

Lukla Biasi
Lukla Biasi

London, UK

Maria Antonella Ruffino
Maria Antonella Ruffino

Torino, IT

Marie-Josee van Rijn
Marie-Josee van Rijn

Rotterdam, NL

Mark Tyrell
Mark Tyrell

London, UK

Mary Costantino
Mary Costantino

Oregon, US

Michael Lichtenberg
Michael Lichtenberg

Arnsberg, DE

Narayanan Thulasidasan
Narayanan Thulasidasan

London, UK

Prakash Saha
Prakash Saha

London, UK

Rick De Graaf
Rick De Graaf

Friedrichshafen, DE

Sanjay Patel
Sanjay Patel

London, UK

Stephan Haulon
Stephan Haulon

Paris, FR

Tara Mastracci
Tara Mastracci

London, UK

Thanos Saratzis
Thanos Saratzis

Leicester, UK

Target Audience

  • Angiologist
  • Cardiologist
  • Cardiothoracic surgeon
  • Cardiovascular specialist
  • Endovascular surgeon
  • General consultant
  • Imaging diagnostician
  • Interventional cardiologist/ radiologist
  • Neurovascular interventional radiologist
  • Stroke neurologist
  • Vascular nurse
  • Vascular surgeon

Learning Objectives

Following the activities, participants will be able to:

  • To develop an understanding of available treatment strategies for challenging and difficult access procedures
  • To update knowledge on the latest technological developments and options
  • To gain insight into tips and tricks employed at leading international centres

If you’re interested in becoming an educational partner at VIO, please contact sales@radcliffe-group.com

Supporting Partners

BentleyShockwave


Media Partners

BentleyShockwave

Official Journal

VER

About Radcliffe Vascular

Through our evidence-based and peer-reviewed content, we adhere to the highest editorial standards to showcase the best in research insight and innovation. From great science writing and smart journal editing to engaging new formats that cut through the noise. From relatable presenters at the heart of the profession to interactive learning programmes that fit with your career.... we bring medical education to life.

We're here to bring medical knowledge, insight and innovation to life for vascular and endovascular clinicians around the world, using our communications and creative expertise, our platforms and connections across the community to help transform theory into practice faster and more effectively.

We believe that great communication is at the heart of great healthcare. Powerful research and ingenious innovation have always fuelled progress in health but it's the way that new ideas are shared that ensures positive change happens quickly and equitably. For us, this is always a blend of the medium and the message – where, when and how important knowledge is communicated.

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