Main session


Friday January 20

  Chairmen   Jean-Pierre Becquemin, Jean-François Garbé, Ian Loftus, Hence Verhagen
  08.00   AAA infra renal
  08.00   Does AAA screening save lives? Frank Lederle
      Duel. Detection of AAA
  08.08   Detection of AAA can be harmful, Jes Lindholt
  08.16   Detection of AAA saves life, Jean-Pierre Laroche
  08.24   Discussion
      AAA ruptures
  08.32   Can AAA rupture be predicted by aortic MRI? Natzi Sakalihasan
  08.40   Can rupture be predicted by 4D US Wall stress analysis? Mark Van Sambeek
  08.48   When should rupture be denied intervention, Wilhem Wisselink
  08.56   Discussion
      EVAR versus endo. Where are we?
  09.00   Evar 1: 15 years later is EVAR still the right choice? Roger Greenhalgh
  09.08   15 years results of the DREAM trial, Ted van Schaik
  09.16   Why RCT’s and guidelines are often misleading: how to make a proper decision ? Frank Veith
  09.24   Why EVAR explants must be examined, Nabil Chakfé
  09.32   Discussion
      Duel. 5.5 cm diameter for AAA repair: is it an obsolete threshold?
  09.48   Yes we must intervene earlier, Matt Thompson  
  09.56   No there is no proof that we have to change the rule, Janet Powell
  10.04   Discussion
  10.15   Break in the exhibition hall
  Chairmen   Eric Allaire, Xavier Chaufour, Frank Criado, Patrick Kelly
  10.45   Hypogastric issues
  10.45   Experience and long term results of ePTFE iliac branch device, Jan Heyligers  
  10.53   How to exclude hypogastric artery aneurysms, Jan Brunkwall
  11.01   Are polyester branch grafts still open after 10 years? Frédéric Cochennec
  11.09   Discussion
  11.15   Grafts news
  11.15   Can EVAS fail when and how? Matt Thompson
  11.23   Approaches
  11.23   Routine percutaneous approach for EVAR. What are the results? Gianbattista Parlani
  11.31   Bail-out of failed percutaneous access during EVAR, Martin Malina
  11.39   How do you get acces from above: brachial, axillary, subclavian, conduit or multiple punctures?
Right side or left side? Ross Milner
  11.47   Discussion
  12.00   Industry symposium
  13.00   Lunch in the exhibition hall
      AAA (continued)
  Chairmen   Michel Bartoli, Frédéric Cochennec, Matt Thompson, Hence Verhagen
  14.00    Short neck aneurysms
      Round table. How short neck AAA should be repaired
  14.00   Open repair remain the best treatment, Michel Makaroun
  14.08   Not at all, F EVAR offers excellent immediate and long term results, Eric Verhoeven
  14.16   Parralel grafts are the best option and can be standardized, Donas Konstantinos
  14.24   Why EVAS is the best graft for chimneys ? Ian Loftus
  14.32   Forget the dialectic, choose the technique according to the patient’s anatomy, Eric Ducasse
  14.40   Discussion
  14.50   Endoleaks
      Type II endoleaks
  14.50   What did I learn from the systematic review on treatment success for type II endoleak, 
Hence Verhagen
      Techniques you must know to deal with type I proximal endoleak
  14.58   How I do a chimney to treat Type A endoleak, Claude Mialhe
  15.06   How I do a F and B graft, Tim Resch
  15.14   How I put a screw to fix the problem, Jean-Paul de Vries
  15.22   Discussion
  15.30   Break in the exhibition hall
  Chairmen   Alan Dardik, Michel Ferdani, Ravish Sachar, Peter Schneider, Frank Veith
  16.00   Risk of stroke and how to make a decision?
  16.00   The keys to understanding stroke risk in asymptomatic carotid disease - Individual patient data meta-analysis of VA, ACAS and ACST-1 trials, Richard Bulbulia
  16.08   Progression of asymptomatic carotid stenosis: is it a risk factor of stroke? Stravos Kakkos
  16.16   Internal carotid artery near-total occlusions is it justified to operate on them ? Christos Liapis
  16.24   Carotid plaque morphology is only relevante to consider in symptomatic carotic stenosis, 
Henrik Sillesen
  16.32   Discussion
  16.40   CAS is back: what are the recent improvements which make CAS safer?
  16.40   Which clinical and procedural variables modify the perioperative risk of CEA in symptomatic patients – data from ICSS, CREST, EVA3-S and SPAC, Hans-Henning Eckstein
  16.48   Lessons drawn from the extensive review of CPD, Sandrine Egron
  16.56   Forget filters, cervical access with reverse flow is a game changer, Jordi Maeso Lebrun
  17.04   CEA results are the best ever why?
  17.04   Delay between symptoms and interventions matters, Ian Loftus  
  17.12   Quality control by duplex or angio is crucial to reduce P.O. stroke, Hans-Henning Eckstein
  17.20   Do minimal incisions for CEA reduce peripheral nerves damage and P.O. strokes, Robert Proczka
  17.28   Discussion
  17.40   Challenging carotid lesions
  17.40   Technical keys to approach the carotid at the basis of the skull, Marc Coggia
  17.48   Carotid stenting in complement of CEA, Yves Alimi
  17.56   Reintervention following CAS and CEA: when and how? Carlo Setacci
  18.04   How to prevent surgical complications of carotid body tumor resection? George Geroulakos
  18.12   Discussion
  18.15   Terrorists attacks in Paris: dealing with multiple vascular traumas, Philippe Tresson
  18.25   Endovascular management of acute aortic trauma, Sherif Sultan
  18.35   End of the session
      Simultaneous translation: Headphones will be available on request (only if a valid ID is presented) when entering the room.