5 - 7 December 2019 International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney

The VERVE Symposium in conjunction with LINC Australia program will incorporate a world renowned international faculty, with live cases from the University Hospital in Leipzig, Prince of Wales Private Hospital Sydney and the Mater Hospital Sydney. We are introducing a call for abstracts in the categories of original scientific research and challenging cases with a chance for individuals to join the faculty for a podium or e-poster presentation, providing endovascular techniques, peripheral, carotid, aortic and late breaking trial data and the opportunity for individuals to present their research.

ENDOVASCULAR MASTERCLASS AND GLOBAL EXPERT DISCUSSION FORUM

*Program subject to change

Thursday 6 December 2018    Venue: Parkside Ballroom – Level 2
07:00 - 6:00 pm
Registration Desk Open

7:00 - 6:00

Venue – Parkside Ballroom Level 2

VERVE Symposium: Room 1
08:30 - 10:00 am
Session 1.1: The Challenge of the Femoropopliteal Segment in PAD

Chairs: R. Varcoe, G. Biamino

Panel: M. Shishehbor, B. Gray, L. Garcia, M. Lichtenberg

Supported by: Cordis

8:30 - 8:35

Introductory Remarks
Presenter: Ramon Varcoe

8:35 - 8:50

Live Case from Leipzig

8:50 - 8:58

SFA Therapy: Is There a Gold Standard?
Presenter: Lawrence Garcia

8:58 - 9:06

Experience of Smart Flex and Saber in Lower Extremity Arterial Disease
Presenter: Zhao Yu

9:06 - 9:14

Dedicated Femoro-popliteal Stents – All the same or different?
Presenter: Carsten Ritter

9:14 - 9:25

Live Case from Leipzig

9:25 - 9:33

Managing the Challenge of Calcification in Femoropopliteal Interventions
Presenter: Brian DeRubertis

9:33 - 9:41

Reconciling Clinical Needs and Fiscal Responsibility in Peripheral Vascular Interventions
Presenter: George Adams

9:41 - 10:00

Discussion

10:00 - 10:30 am
Morning Tea
10:30 - 12:00 pm
Session 1.2: Latest Challenges and Novel Solutions in BTK Disease

Chair: S. Kum

Panel: O. Iida, C. Ritter, M. Shishehbor, S. Quinn, A. Holden

Supported by: Abbott Vascular

10:30 - 10:38

Mechanical and Conformational Forces in Tibial Arteries : Implications for BTK Scaffolds
Presenter: Brian DeRubertis

10:38 - 10:53

Live Case from POW Sydney

10:53 - 11:01

How to Set Up a Multidisciplinary CLI Program
Presenter: Mehdi Shishehbor

11:01 - 11:09

3-Year Outcomes of the Surgical Reconstruction vs Peripheral Intervention in pAtients with Critical Limp isChernia (SPINACH) Study for Patients with CLI
Presenter: Osamu lida

11:09 - 11:18

Techniques for Stent Reconstruction of the Tibial Trifurcation
Presenter: Carsten Ritter

11:18 - 11:26

Live Case from Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney

11:26 - 11:34

The Future of BTK Implants for CLI: DES, BVS and Tacks
Presenter: Ramon Varcoe

11:34 - 12:00

Discusion

12:00 - 12:45 pm
Lunch
12:45 - 2:15 pm
Session 1.3: New Techniques for Improving Outcomes in the Hostile Aortic Neck

Chairs: H. Verhagen, R. Milner

Moderators: T. Resch, M. Reijnen, A. Lennox, R. Huilgol

Supported by: Medtronic

12:45 - 12:53

Endovascular treatment of AAAs with short necks: standard EVAR, Endoanchors, CHEVAR or FEVAR?
Presenter: Hence Verhagen

12:53 - 1:13

Live Case from Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney

1:13 - 1:21

Advanced imaging for complex aortic repair
Presenter: Tim Resch

1:21 - 1:29

Heli FX EndoAnchor Implants: Mechanisms of Action and the Resulting Clinical Evidence
Presenter: Ross Milner

1:29 - 1:37

Improving outcomes in hostile AAA necks with the Heli-FX EndoAnchor System: Mid-term Results from the ANCHOR Registry
Presenter: Vikram Puttaswamy

1:37 - 1:47

Live Case from Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney

1:47 - 1:55

Use of endoanchors for on-table type 1A endoleak bailout
Presenter: Ravi Huilgol

1:55 - 2:03

Aortic Neck Angle-Length Index as a Predictor of Intraoperative Neck Complications and Perioperative Outcomes after Endovascular Aneurysm Repair in Asymptomatic
Presenter: Khamin Chinsakchai

2:03 - 2:15

Discussion

02:15 - 3:45 pm
Session 1.4: EVAR and Challenging Anatomy

Chairs: I. Loftus, H. Verhagen

Moderators: G. Torsello, M. Reijnen, J. May, B. Bourke

Supported by: W.L. Gore

2:15 - 2:23

Pushing the IFU – Great EVAR Results Sometimes Require us to Think Outside the Box
Presenter: Glen Benveniste

2:23 - 2:43

Live Case from Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney

2:43 - 2:51

Iliac seal zone dynamics and clinical consequences after endovascular aneurysm repair
Presenter: Hence Verhagen

2:51 - 2:59

The Use of Side Branch Technology to Preserve the Internal Iliac Artery
Presenter: Michel Reijnen

2:59 - 3:07

An Update on the Western Australia IBE Registry
Presenter: Joe Hockley

3:07 - 3:15

Live Case from Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney

3:15 - 3:23

Endovascular Management of Giant Hypogastric Artery Aneurysm
Presenter: Jacques Busquet

3:23 - 3:31

Management of type II endoleak before and after EVAR
Presenter: Junichi Tazaki

3:31 - 3:45

Discussion

03:45 - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
04:00 - 5:45 pm
Session 1.5: CLI Treatment Updates: Advanced Options for End-Stage Disease

Chairs: G. Biamino, B. Gray

Moderators: M. Lichtenberg, S. Kum, O. Iida, L. Garcia, A. Holden

4:00 - 4:08

Time to redefine CLI
Presenter: Mehdi Shishehbor

4:08 - 4:16

Below-the-knee revascularisation: Current status, challenges, and future outlook
Presenter: Osamu Iida

4:16 - 4:36

Live Case from Leipzig

4:36 - 4:44

Why Dissections Matter: Utilizing the Tack Endovascular System
Presenter: George Adams

4:44 - 4:52

Shockwave technology and PAD III trial update
Presenter: Bill Gray

4:52 - 5:00

The “Crack and Pave” Technique for Extreme Calcification of the SFA
Presenter: Sven Braunlich

5:00 - 5:15

Live Case from Leipzig

5:15 - 5:23

Patterns of restenosis in the SFA a new paradigm for trial outcomes
Presenter: Lawrence Garcia

5:23 - 5:31

The LimFlow Procedure: Technical Details and Current Trial Experience
Presenter: Michael Lichtenberg

5:31 - 5:45

Discussion

5:45 pm
Close of Day 1
05:45 - 6:45 pm
Welcome Reception

5:45 - 6:45

Venue: Parkside Ballroom

Supported by Lifehealthcare

VERVE Symposium: Room 2
08:30 - 10:00 am
Session 2.1: New Frontiers in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Treatment

Chairs: I. Loftus, H. Verhagen

Panel: T. Resch, G. Torsello, J. Ash, A. Freeman

8:30 - 8:35

Introductory Remarks
Presenter: Hence Verhangen

8:35 - 8:43

International guidelines in the management of the AAA- how should they influence practice?
Presenter: Ian Loftus

8:43 - 8:51

NICE: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence or New Ill-informed Commentary Related to Aortic Endografting
Presenter: Anthony Freeman

8:51 - 8:59

Juxtarenal AAA: When FEVAR, when CHEVAR, when Open repair: the APPROACH concept
Presenter: Giovanni Torsello

8:59 - 9:07

Patients With Wide Proximal Aortic Necks show Reduced Survival and an Increased Risk Of Adverse Events after Standard Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Presenter: Hence Verhagen

9:07 - 9:15

EVAR Outcomes in Women versus Men with a Low-profile Stent Graft (1-year LUCY Registry Results)
Presenter: Jennifer Ash

9:15 - 9:23

Could the phenotype of aortic aneurysm be different in patients with and without significant atherosclerosis?
Presenter: Jonathan Golledge

9:23 - 9:31

How does EVAR stent graft design assist in the future intervention?
Presenter: Roxanne Wu

9:31 - 9:45

DEBATE: There is no value in treating type II endoleaks, they do not cause rupture!

9:45 - 9:52

FOR the motion
Presenter: Hence Verhagen

9:52 - 9:59

AGAINST the motion
Presenter: Tim Resch

9:59 - 10:00

Vote and conclude session

10:00 - 10:30 am
Morning Tea
10:30 - 12:00 pm
Session 2.2: Issues and Controversy in Pelvic Vein Disorders

Chair: S. Black

Panel: B. DeRubertis, L. Villalba, M. Theivendran

10:30 - 10:40

In with mechanical treatment of DVT and PE and out with lysis and complications
Presenter: Mehdi Shishehbor

10:40 - 10:50

An Overview of Management Options for Pelvic Venous Disorders: PCS, May-Thurner and Nutcracker Syndrome
Presenter: Sanjay Nadkarni

10:50 - 11:00

A Cost Effectiveness Study of the Use of IVUS for Deep Vein Reconstruction
Presenter: Laurencia Villalba

11:00 - 11:10

The Value of IVUS in Endovenous Surgery
Presenter: Mayo Theivendran

11:10 - 11:20

Factors Associated with Stent Patency Loss
Presenter: Stephen Black

11:20 - 11:30

Do Venous Stents below the inguinal ligament work?
Presenter: Brian DeRubertis

11:30 - 11:40

Discussion

11:40 - 12:00

Interviews with PTS sufferers
Presenter: Laurencia Villalba

12:00 - 12:45 pm
Lunch
12:00 - 12:45 pm
Lunch Session

12:00 - 12:45

Title: Transforming Vascular Disease

Moderator: Andrew Holden

Supported by Medtronic

When Can Standard EVAR be Safely and Durably Performed in Patients with Challenging Aortic Neck
Presenter: Ravi Huilgol

EndoAnchors in Practice – Clinical Application and Techniques for Success in a Very Short Proximal Neck: a case based approach
Presenter: Ross Milner

Optimising the Outcomes of CgEVAR through Parallel Grafts
Presenter: Ross Milner

Questions/Answers & Take Home Message
Presenter: Andrew Holden

12:45 - 2:15 pm
Session 2.3 Ultrasound Session I

Chairs: J. Robinson, P. Puckridge

Moderators: TBA

12:45 - 12:55

The Use of Ultrasound Velocities to Determine Type 2 Endoleak Behaviour
Presenter: Ross Milner

12:55 - 1:05

Not All Type II Endoleaks Are Benign: A Proposed New Subcategorisation Utilising CEUS
Presenter: Rayschelle Finch

1:05 - 1:15

A Case of Simultaneous Type II and III Endoleaks with an Aorto-Caval Fistula – Epilogue
Presenter: Jacqui Robinson

1:15 - 1:25

Renal Transplant with Post-Operative Venous Obstruction Presenter
Presenter: Kaylea Weaver

1:25 - 1:35

The Use of Intravascular Ultrasound as an Adjunctive Imaging Modality in the Treatment of PAD
Presenter: Phillip Puckridge

1:35 - 1:45

An Unusual Carotid Ultrasound Case
Presenter: Ben Micallef

1:45 - 1:55

Carotid FMD – Thinking Outside the Square Presenter
Presenter: Deb Coghlan

1:55 - 2:15

Discussion

02:15 - 3:45 pm
Session 2.4: Intervention for Acute Proximal DVT and Pulmonary Embolus

Chair: M. Shishehbor

Panel: B. DeRubertis, A. Omari, S. Black, S. Nadkarni

2:15 - 2:23

The Evidence for Mechanical Thrombectomy for Iliofemoral DVT: Latest Trial Update
Presenter: Michael Lichtenberg

2:23 - 2:31

The ATTRACT Trial is the Final Word on DVT Lysis: What has it taught us?
Presenter: Brian DeRubertis

2:31 - 2:39

Strategies for dealing with Acute DVT: Pharmaco-Mechanical vs Catheter Directed Lysis vs Purely Mechanical
Presenter: Stephen Black

2:39 - 2:47

Venous thrombectomy in treating Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens- Surgical thrombectomy remains valuable
Presenter: Chien Hue Lee

2:47 - 2:55

Using the Angiojet System for Pharmaco-Mechanical Recanalisation of the Ilio-Femoral DVT
Presenter: Andrew Bullen

2:55 - 3:03

How to Set Up a Pulmonary Embolus Response Team
Presenter: Mehdi Shishehbor

3:03 - 3:11

The Current State of Play for IVC Filters
Presenter: Abdullah Omari

3:11 - 3:19

Follow-up after IVC Filter Placement – A Single Centre Experience and Direction for Change
Presenter: Anantha Narayanan

3:19 - 3:27

Over the Wire Filter Placement to Reduce Tilting and a Review of Difficult Filter Retrieval
Presenter: Sanjay Nadkarni

3:27 - 3:45

Discussion

03:45 - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
04:00 - 5:30 pm
Session 2.5: Complex Issues in EVAR: Gender, Difficult Access and Infection

Chair: P. Mwipatayi

Moderators: J. Ash, K. Musicki, J. Busquet, K. Sieunarine, S. Quinn

4:00 - 4:10

Australian Experience with the Ovation Aortic Stent-Graft
Presenter: Kishore Sieunarine

4:10 - 4:20

Sacciform Aortic Aneurysms: Anatomical Description and Endovascular Therapy Strategy
Presenter: Jacques Busquet

4:30 - 4:40

AAA Otcomes in Women versus Men
Presenter: Jennifer Ash

4:40 - 4:50

How Does Gender Influence the Results of EVAR?
Presenter: Patrice Mwipatayi

4:50 - 5:00

The evolving management of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
Presenter: Chris Selvaraj

5:00 - 5:10

Perclose ProGlide vs. Surgical Closure Outcomes – Real World Evidence
Presenter: Brendan Buckley

5:10 - 5:20

Self expanding covered stent grafts for salvage in infection of the aorto-iliac segment
Presenter: Simon Quinn

5:20 - 5:30

Discussion

5:45 pm
Close of Day 1
05:45 - 6:45 pm
Welcome Reception

5:45 - 6:45

Venue: Parkside Ballroom

Supported by Lifehealthcare

Friday 7 December 2018    Venue: Parkside Ballroom – Level 2
07:00 - 6:00 pm
Registration Desk Open

7:00 - 6:00

Venue – Parkside Ballroom Level 2

VERVE Symposium: Room 1
08:00 - 9:30 am
Session 1.6: Latest Clinical Trial Releases and Advances in PAD Treatment

Chair: B. Gray

Moderators: S. Braunlich, S. Merrilees, S. Kum. P. Mwipatayi

Supported by: Boston Scientific

8:00 - 8:08

LATE BREAKER: Results from the IMPERIAL Randomised Controlled Trial: Eluvia vs Zilver PTX
Presenter: Bill Gray

8:08 - 8:28

Live Case from Leipzig

8:28 - 8:36

The COMPARE Randomised Controlled Trial: In Pact Admiral vs Ranger DCB in Complex Fem-Pop Lesions
Presenter: Sven Braunlich

8:36 - 8:44

The RANGER DCB Registry: 24 Month Full Cohort Analysis
Presenter: Michael Lichtenberg

8:44 - 9:02

Live Case from Leipzig

9:02 - 9:10

Rethinking Restenois – Targeting the Matrix
Presenter: Steve Merrilees

9:10 - 9:18

Conducting SFA endovascular interventional trials: Can we do it ourselves?
Presenter: Chris Selvaraj

9:18 - 9:30

Discussion

09:30 - 11:00 am
Session 1.7: Drug Eluting Balloon Technology to Increase Interventional Durability

Chair: B. DeRubertis

Moderators: S. Braunlich, I. Spark, M. Lichtenberg, R. Sachar

Supported by: BD Bard

9:30 - 9:38

Atherectomy before DCB for Fem-pop Disease: Routine or Selective Use?
Presenter: Ravish Sachar

9:38 - 10:00

Live Case from Mater Hospital Sydney

10:00 - 10:08

24-month Results from the Lutonix BTK Post-market Registry
Presenter: Michael Lichtenberg

10:08 - 10:16

Results from the Lutonix BTK IDE Registry
Presenter: Sven Braunlich

10:16 - 10:30

Live Case from Mater Hospital Sydney

10:30 - 10:38

Variability in Outcome Reporting in the CLI Literature
Presenter: Brian DeRubertis

10:38 - 11:00

Discussion

11:00 - 11:30 am
Morning Tea
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Session 1.8: Next Generation Low-Profile EVAR for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Chair: G. Torsello

Moderators: I. Loftus, Z. Shuiting, J Ash

Supported by: Cordis

11:30 - 11:38

Latest clinical results from INCRAFT AAA Stent Graft – 5 years of data
Presenter: Giovanni Torsello

11:38 - 12:00

Live Case from Sydney

12:00 - 12:08

Single Centre experience of EVAR with the new generation of aortic stent graft Incraft
Presenter: Lei Kou

12:08 - 12:16

The Nav EVAR Project- Augmented reality for navigated EVAR
Presenter: Markus Kleeman

12:16 - 12:24

Surgeon Level Reporting of Outcomes in Vascular Surgery
Presenter: Ian Loftus

12:24 - 12:34

Live Case from Sydney

12:34 - 12:42

Early and Late-term Outcomes of Asymptomatic Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Treated with Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Compared Among Different Age Groups
Presenter: Khamin Chinsakchai

12:42 - 12:50

Patients with familial abdominal aortic aneurysm have more complications and a higher 30-day mortality after EVAR
Presenter: Hence Verhagen

12:50 - 1:00

Discussion

01:00 - 2:00 pm
Lunch
02:00 - 3:30 pm
Session 1.9: Advanced Concepts in Deep Venous Disease

Chair: S. Black

Moderators: M. Lichtenberg, P. Puckridge, R, Tripathi

Supported by: BD Bard

2:00 - 2:08

Expert Opinion on Deep Venous Stenting: Patient Selection, Technique and Clinical Outcomes
Presenter: Michael Lichtenberg

2:08 - 2:30

Live Case from Mater Hospital Sydney

2:30 - 2:38

Iliac Vein Stenting for treatment of post-thrombotic venous leg ulcers – Early Australian experience with Venovo Stents
Presenter: Ramesh Tripathi

2:38 - 2:54

Recorded Case from Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney
Presenter: Ramon Varcoe

2:54 - 3:02

Open Reconstructive Surgery When There is no Endovascular Option
Presenter: Stephen Black

3:02 - 3:10

Local and International Results Using the New Venovo Deep Venous Stent
Presenter: Steve Dubenec (via satellite)

3:10 - 3:18

Discussion

DEBATE: Other than those who have a DVT we don’t yet know which patients with iliac vein compression to treat

3:18 - 3:24

FOR the motion
Presenter: Stephen Black

3:24 - 3:30

AGAINST the motion
Presenter: Laurencia Villalba

3:30 - 3:30

Vote and Conclude Session

03:30 - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
04:00 - 6:00 pm
Session 1.10: Aneurysms and Dissection of the Thoracic Aortic

Chairs: I. Loftus, H. Verhagen

Moderators: G. Torsello, T. Resch, J. May, K. Sieunarine

4:00 - 4:10

Technique and early experience using TAG conformable with active control system
Presenter: Giovanni Torsello

4:10 - 4:20

Device selection in TEVAR – does one size fit all?
Presenter: Ian Loftus

4:20 - 4:30

Hybrid Aortic Arch Aneurysm Repairs – lessons learnt from a 10 year experience
Presenter: Ramesh Tripathi

4:30 - 4:40

Overview of techniques for blood pressure control during TEVAR in the aortic arch
Presenter: Tim Resch

4:40 - 4:50

Chronic dissection of the aortic arch treated with TEVAR
Presenter: Hence Verhagen

4:50 - 5:00

An Update of Management Options for the False Lumen in Type B Aortic Dissection
Presenter: Kishore Sieunarine

5:00 - 5:10

IVUS evaluation for chronicity of type B aortic dissection
Presenter: Ross Milner

5:10 - 5:20

Pre recorded Case – Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Presenter: Raffi Qasabian

5:20 - 5:30

Optimising outcomes in Type B Dissection
Presenter: Ian Loftus

5:30 - 5:40

Blunt Traumatic Aortic Injuries: New Strategies
Presenter: Krystal Dinh

5:40 - 6:00

Discussion

6:00 pm
Close of Day 2
07:30 - 11:00 pm
Symposium Dinner

7:30 - 11:00

Venue: Sergeants Mess, Chowder Bay

Transfers: Darling Harbour Wharf

VERVE Symposium: Room 2
08:00 - 9:30 am
Session 2.6: Endovascular Therapy Challenging Historical Surgical Zones

Chair: K. DeLoose

Moderators: L. Garcia, J. Hockley, A. Bullen, V. Bourke, S. Dubenec

8:00 - 8:08

The last frontiers: Endovascular therapy of the common femoral artery and the popliteal segment
Presenter: Lawrence Garcia

8:08 - 8:28

Live Case from Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney

8:28 - 8:35

Treatment Options and Results for Endovascular Reconstruction of the Common Femoral Artery
Presenter: Andrew Bullen

8:35 - 8:43

The Use of Atherectomy to Treat Disease of the Common Femoral Artery
Presenter: Joe Hockley

8:43 - 8:51

The use of the Supera vascular mimetic implant for the treatment of atherosclerotic disease in the CFA: 12-month results of the VMI-CFA study
Presenter: Koen DeLoose

8:51 - 8:59

Endovascular Treatment Options for the Popliteal Artery: How do New Technologies Really Perform?
Presenter: Victor Bourke

8:59 - 9:07

The Use of Dedicated Venous Stents for the Treatment of Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Presenter: Steve Dubenec

9:07 - 9:15

PROFAST: Percutaneous Repair Of False Aneurysm by Seldinger Technique utilising the Proglide closure device
Presenter: Isuru Nammuni

9:15 - 9:30

Discussion

09:30 - 11:00 am
Session 2.7: Ultrasound Session II: New Horizons

Chairs: K. Weaver, T. Daly

Moderators: TBA

9:30 - 9:40

Using a More Holistic Approach to Improve AVF Scan Quality
Presenter: Donna Oomens

9:40 - 9:50

The Role of Ultrasound Surveillance after Lower Limb Intervention for PAD
Presenter: Tom Daly

9:50 - 10:00

Slow Motion Imaging and B-Mode Subtraction – Early Experience in a Tertiary Hospital
Presenter: Linda Thebridge

10:00 - 10:10

Revalidation of Transabdominal Duplex Criteria for the Detection of Iliac Vein Lesions
Presenter: Laurencia Villalba

10:10 - 10:20

Case study: The use of diagnostic ultrasound in Nutcracker syndrome and treatment with left ovarian vein
Presenter: Matthew Turner

10:20 - 10:30

Case Study – Brachial Artery Stenosis Following Coronary Angiography via a Transradial Approach
Presenter: Konstantin Melnik

10:30 - 10:40

TCD Findings Post Cerebral AVM Resection – An Update
Presenter: Kathryn Busch

10:40 - 11:00

Discussion

11:00 - 11:30 am
Morning Tea
11:30 - 12:48 am
Session 2.8: Dealing with Really Tough Vascular Disease

Chair: J. Golledge

Moderators: R. Wu, M. Malone, J. Swinnen, J. Iliopoulos, T. Daly

11:30 - 11:38

Vascular Disease in the Australian Indigenous Population: Patterns of Disease, Treatment Outcomes and Alternative Strategies for Models of Care
Presenter: Roxanne Wu

11:38 - 11:46

Choosing the Right Tibial Vessel: How Does Angioplasty of Tibial Vessels Affect Outcomes in the Diabetic Foot Clinic
Presenter: Tom Daly

11:46 - 11:54

Presentation and Outcome of PAD in Indigenous Australians
Presenter: Jonathan Golledge

11:54 - 12:04

IWGDF diabetic foot guidelines: Clinicians and Surgeons need to incorporate infection guidelines into their practice
Presenter: Matthew Malone

12:04 - 12:12

Foot and Ankle Surgery Options for the Diabetic Patient with Abnormal Architecture
Presenter: Jeff Ling

12:12 - 12:20

Diabetes Australia Striving to Prevent Lower Extremity Amputation in Australia
Presenter: Greg Johnson

12:20 - 12:30

Setting Up Services in Karachi at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplant: Tales from a Vascular Surgeon Abroad
Presenter: John Swinnen

12:30 - 12:40

Tales From A Vascular Surgeon Working with the Special Forces on Haemorrhage Control
Presenter: Jim Iliopoulos

12:48 - 1:00

Discussion

12:40 - 12:48

Sequential compression biomechanical device in patients with nonreconstuctable or failed revascularization critical limb ischemia: single center, prospective study
Presenter: Hemant Chaudhari

01:00 - 2:00 pm
Lunch
01:00 - 2:00 pm
Lunch Session

1:00 - 2:00

Title: New Vascular AV Creation Technology – WavelinQ

Chair: Albert Goh

Supported by BD Bard

Re-thinking Vascular Access with new endovascular AV creation technology, WavelinQ
Presenter: Arne Schwindt

02:00 - 3:30 pm
Session 2.9: New Horizons in Dialysis Access Intervention

Chair: J. Swinnen
Moderators: I. Nammuni, S. Rookkapan, B. Buckley, A. Schwindt

2:00 - 2:08

Pre-operative fistula vein mapping: Does size really matter?
Presenter: Isuru Nammuni

2:08 - 2:28

Live Case from Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney

2:28 - 2:36

An Update on the In.Pact AV Access Study
Presenter: Brendan Buckley

2:36 - 2:44

A Multicentre, Randomised, Blinded, Control trial of Drug-Eluting Balloon vs Sham in Recurrent Native Dialysis Fistula Stenoses
Presenter: John Swinnen

2:44 - 2:52

Engineering the Ideal Shape for the AV Fistula
Presenter: Tracie Barber

2:52 - 3:00

Drug Coated Balloon for Dysfunctional Hemodialysis Access: The Thailand Experience
Presenter: Sorracha Rookkapan

3:00 - 3:08

A Percutaneous Solution to AV Fistula Creation: The Wavelinq device
Presenter: Arne Schwindt

3:08 - 3:16

The Use of the Supera Stent in the Juxta-Anastomotic Segment of the AVF
Presenter: Shannon Thomas (via satellite)

3:16 - 3:30

Discussion

 

03:30 - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
04:00 - 6:00 pm
Session 2.10: New Technology with the Potential to Improve Outcomes in PAD Treatment

Chair: G. Biamino

Moderators: B. Gray, R. Sachar, O. Iida, K. DeLoose, R. Langhoff

4:08 - 4:33

Live Case from Leipzig

4:00 - 4:08

TOBA II trial: investigating the TACK with either POBA or DCB
Presenter: Bill Gray

4:33 - 4:41

Leaving less behind: scaffolding of more complex lesions post-DCB with Tack-it and VascuFlex Multi-LOC devices
Presenter: Koen DeLoose

4:41 - 4:49

Final Results of the EnTrap Study: Lower extremity Angioplasty with Integrated Embolic protection
Presenter: Ravish Sachar

4:49 - 4:57

2-Year Results from the IN.PACT SFA JAPAN Trial – DCB vs PTA for the treatment of Fem-Pop Lesions
Presenter: Osamu Iida

4:57 - 5:20

Live Case from Leipzig

5:20 - 5:28

Update on Intravascular Lithotripsy with Shockwave
Presenter: Stephen Merrilees

5:28 - 5:36

An Examination of Focal Force Balloon Technology in Calcified Lesions
Presenter: Ralf Langhoff

5:36 - 5:44

What is the Role for Intervention Below-the Ankle?
Presenter: Giancarlo Biamino

5:44 - 6:00

Discussion

6:00 pm
Close of Day 2
07:30 - 11:00 pm
Symposium Dinner

7:30 - 11:00

Venue: Sergeants Mess Chowder Bay

Transfers: From Darling Harbour Wharf

Saturday 8 December 2018    Venue: Parkside Ballroom – Level 2
07:00 - 6:00 am
Registration Desk Open

7:00 - 6:00

Venue – Parkside Ballroom Level 2

VERVE Symposium: Room 1
08:00 - 9:30 am
Session 1.11: The Current State of Anti-Restenotic Therapy for the SFA

Chair: K. DeLoose

Moderators: G. Adams, R. Huilgol, V Puttaswamy

Supported by: Cook Medical

8:00 - 8:08

Zilver PTX for Challenging Fem-Popliteal Disease: Experience from Around the Globe
Presenter: Vikram Puttaswamy

8:08 - 8:38

Live Case from Leipzig

8:38 - 8:46

DCB + BMS is NOT a DES
Presenter: George Adams

8:46 - 8:54

First Results from the ZILVERPASS Study
Presenter: Koen DeLoose

8:54 - 9:02

Zilver PTX Global Data Analysis from Five Studies in 2400 Patients: DES Benefits in Challenging Patient Populations
Presenter: Ravi Huilgol

9:02 - 9:10

Kissing -Stents in a Hostile Groin – A Novel Endovascular Approach to Repair a High-Risk False-Aneurysm of the Common-Femoral Artery
Presenter: Aman Berry Williams

9:10 - 9:30

Discussion

09:30 - 11:00 am
Session 1.12 Pioneering Techniques in Aorto-Iliac Occlusive Disease

Chair: G. Torsello

Moderators: M. Reijnen, P. Mwipatayi, K. DeLoose

Supported by: W.L. Gore

9:30 - 9:38

Management of complex aortoliliac disease: Avoiding complications and optimizing outcomes
Presenter: Lawrence Garcia

9:38 - 9:58

Live Case from Sydney

9:58 - 10:06

The value of covered stents in treatment of complex TASC C and D iliac lesions: the initial experiences with the BELSTREAM study
Presenter: Koen DeLoose

10:06 - 10:14

Experience with the Novel VBX Stentgraft for Aorto-Iliac Occlusive Disease
Presenter: Giovanni Torsello

10:14 - 10:22

Using the AFX Aortic Graft for Occlusive Disease: An Australian Experience
Presenter: Phillip Puckridge

10:22 - 10:30

How do We Decide Which Aorto-Iliac Case to Use Covered Stents? Do We Have Scientific Data?
Presenter: Giancarlo Biamino

10:30 - 10:38

Mid-Term Results with CERAB and Geometric Flow Studies for Both Regular and AFX Types
Presenter: Michel Reijnen

10:46 - 11:00

Discussion

11:00 - 11:30 am
Morning Tea
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Session 1.13: Beyond Simple Drug Elution: A Combination of Endovascular Tools to Optimise Outcomes

Chair: R. Sachar

Moderators: L. Garcia, G. Adams

Supported by: Medtronic

11:30 - 11:38

Atherectomy in the tibial vessels- when and how do I utilise it. With preliminary results of BTK cohort.
Presenter: Vikram Puttaswamy

11:38 - 11:46

What is vessel preparation and how have the DEFINITIVE LE and DEFINITIVE AR results influenced current practice?
Presenter: Lawrence Garcia

11:46 - 12:06

Fem-pop disease: Atherectomy + DCB vs DES. What is the best long-term strategy?
Presenter: Ravish Sachar

12:06 - 12:14

Live Case from Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney

12:14 - 12:22

Treatment options to increase drug uptake in calcified vessels
Presenter: Steven Kum

12:22 - 12:30

Debulking Below the Knee; Tools and Techniques
Presenter: George Adams

12:30 - 12:38

Results of the IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon in patients with Critical Limb Ischemia
Presenter: Michel Reijnen

12:38 - 1:00

Discussion

01:00 - 2:00 pm
Lunch
02:00 - 3:30 pm
Session 1.14: Challenges in the Treatment of Thoracic Aortic Dissection

Chair: R. Milner
Moderators: Z. Jichun, K. Musicki, R. Huilgol, H. Verhagen

2:00 - 2:10

Staging techniques in complex aortic repair
Presenter: Tim Resch

2:10 - 2:20

Hybrid procedure for chronic thoracoabdominal aortic dissection aneurysms following TEVAR or aortic arch surgery
Presenter: Zhao Jichun

2:20 - 2:30

Outcomes of chimney technique for aortic arch diseases: a single-center experience
Presenter: Wenzhou Huang

2:30 - 2:40

Paradigm Shift: Percutaneous Axillary Artery Access & Closure for Aortoiliac Procedures
Presenter: Korana Musicki

2:40 - 2:50

What’s New in TEVAR”
Presenter: Hence Verhagen

2:50 - 3:00

Debranching endovascular repair for type B dissection of right aortic arch with Kommerell divertic
Presenter: Kazuyuki Ishibashi

3:00 - 3:10

Experience of stent-graft repair and comparison with open surgery in acute ascending aortic dissections
Presenter: Chien-Hui Lee

3:10 - 3:20

Using the AFX Endograft in the Management of Aorto-Iliac Disease Occlusive due to Type B Dissection
Presenter: Cindy Wang

3:20 - 3:30

Discussion

03:30 - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
04:00 - 5:45 pm
Session 1.15 Complex Peripheral Challenges

Chairs: R. Varcoe, G. Biamino

Moderators: P. Mwipatayi, B. DeRubertis, S. Braunlich, O. Iida. M. Reijnen

4:00 - 4:08

Endoluminal SFA Bypass: 2-Year Outcome of the SuperB Trial Comparing Heparin Bonded Viabahn to Surgical Bypass
Presenter: Michel Reijnen

4:08 - 4:35

Live Case from Leipzig

4:35 - 4:43

Angiosome concept – myth or truth? Does it make a real difference in “real world” cases?
Presenter: Osamu Iida

4:43 - 4:51

Update on the REACT Trial: Combination Therapy for the SFA
Presenter: Patrice Mwipatayi

4:51 - 4:59

Drug-Coated Therapy for ISR: review of current options and data
Presenter: Brian DeRubertis

4:59 - 5:07

Modern Treatment of Femoropopliteal In-Stent Reocclusion
Presenter: Sven Braunlich

5:07 - 5:30

Live Case from Leipzig

5:30 - 5:38

Now that Retrograde Access is in Routine Use, Which Technical Aspects are Crucial for an Optimal Result?
Presenter: Giancarlo Biamino

5:38 - 5:45

Discussion

6:00 pm
Close of Symposium
VERVE Symposium: Room 2
08:00 - 9:30 am
Session 2.11: Current and Emerging Embolisation Techniques

Chair: B. DeRubertis
Moderators: B. Buckley, T. Daly, N. Katib, D. Evans

8:00 - 8:10

Coiling the Splenic Artery Aneurysms: Important Considerations, Indications and Equipment Planning
Presenter: Tom Daly

8:10 - 8:40

Live Case from Sydney

8:40 - 8:50

Management of Pelvic Congestion Sydrome and Related Disorders
Presenter: Brian DeRubertis

8:50 - 9:00

Retrograde Varicocele Embolisation – Why and How
Presenter: Brendan Buckley

9:00 - 9:10

Embolisation Options for Treating Endoleak after EVAR
Presenter: Nedal Katib

9:10 - 9:20

Challenging Embolisation Cases…A Little Help Please
Presenter: David Evans

9:20 - 9:30

Discussion

09:30 - 11:00 am
Session 2.12: Venous Disease of the Lower Extremity

Chairs: R. Varcoe, M. Malouf

Moderators: N. Ibrahim, I. Mohan, B.Buckley

9:30 - 9:40

MOCA Using ClariVein: 5-Year Results from a Prospective Trial and 12-Month Results from an RCT
Presenter: Michel Reijneny

9:40 - 9:50

Pushing the limits in Ambulatory Saphenous System Non-Thermal Endovenous Ablation
Presenter: Nabeel Ibrahim

9:50 - 10:00

The Wound Won’t Heal – Now What?
Presenter: Mark Malouf

10:00 - 10:10

Venous Truncal recurrence after endo-venous laser ablation
Presenter: Irwin Mohan

10:10 - 10:20

Minimally Invasive Treatment of Varicose Veins in an Australian Public Hospital: The first 4 years
Presenter: James Taylor

10:20 - 10:30

Lessons Learned from a Large Volume Endovenous Service: Insights from Auckland City Hospital
Presenter: Brendan Buckley

10:30 - 10:40

Endovenous Neo-Valve Formation – An initial report on the human clinical trial of the first non-implantable, endovenous approach to deep vein reflux
Presenter: Ramon Varcoe

10:40 - 11:00

Discussion

11:00 - 11:30 am
Morning Tea
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Session 2.13: The Current Landscape in Carotid Revascularisation

Chair: B. Gray

Moderators: B. DeRubertis, R. Langhoff, B. Bourke, R. Huilgol

11:30 - 11:38

An Overview and Update of Clinical Trials Comparing CAS with CEA
Presenter: Bill Gray

11:38 - 11:46

Carotid stenting in the age of high grade asymptomatic stenosis
Presenter: Ravi Huilgol

11:46 - 11:54

Medical vs surgical vs endovascular treatment for carotid disease, who has the answers?
Presenter: Mehdi Shishehbor

11:54 - 12:02

Fluoroscopy time during carotid stenting: How relevant is arch anatomy?
Presenter: Bernard Bourke

12:02 - 12:10

Transcervical Carotid Revascularization (TCAR): Growing evidence for the approach
Presenter: Brian DeRubertis

12:10 - 12:18

Endovascular Strategies for Carotid Stenosis Involving the Common Carotid Artery
Presenter: Dong Zhihui

12:18 - 12:26

Clinical Experience with the NeuroGuard 3-in-1 Carotid Stent System with Integrated Embolic Protection and Post-Dilation Balloon
Presenter: Ralf Langhoff

12:26 - 12:36

Demonstration of the Eversion Technique of CEA
Presenter: Bernard Bourke

12:36 - 1:00

Discussion

01:00 - 2:00 pm
Lunch
01:00 - 2:00 pm
Lunch Session

1:00 - 2:00

Title: Advances in Treatment of Deep Venous Disease

Moderator: Stephen Black

Supported By Philips & BD Bard

Recent Developments in Deep Venous Disease Treatment
Presenter: Michel Lichtenberg

How to Optimize Patient Workflows
Presenter: Stephen Black

Adding Colour to Black and White Images: IVUS is essential for venous stenting
Presenter: Steve Dubenec

Deep Venous Stenting in Australia: How to overcome current challenges
Presenter: Lawrencia Villalba

Panel Discussion

02:00 - 3:10 pm
Session 2.14 My Worst Ever Disaster…and the Solution the Got me Out-Of-Trouble!

Chairs: G. Biamino, A.Bray

Moderators: B. Bourke, J. Ash, S. Black

2:00 - 2:10

My Worst Ever Disaster…From Rotterdam
Presenter: Hence Verhagen

2:10 - 2:20

My Worst Ever Disaster…From Sydney
Presenter: Ramon Varcoe

2:20 - 2:30

My Worst Ever Disaster…From Lake Macquarie
Presenter: Alan Bray

2:30 - 2:40

My Worst Ever Disaster…From Malmo
Presenter: Tim Resch

2:40 - 2:50

My Worst Ever Disaster…From Illinois
Presenter: Jennifer Ash

2:50 - 3:00

My Worst Ever Disaster…From London
Presenter: Stephen Black

3:00 - 3:10

Discussion

03:30 - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
04:00 - 5:45 pm
Session 2.15: Challenging Case Presentations: Aortic and Beyond

Chairs: H. Verhagen, T. Resch

Moderators: A. Lennox, B. Bourke, S. Thomas

4:00 - 4:08

Endovascular retrieval of embolised Angio-Seal closure device causing acute limb ischaemia
Presenter: Shane Belvedere

4:08 - 4:16

Subclavian Artery Angioplasty in the post-CABG patient experiencing angina
Presenter: James Elliott

4:16 - 4:24

Successful of hybrid revascularization in TASC D AIOD Aortic occlusion plus bilateral iliac artery occlusion by applying CERAB concept
Presenter: Jaroen Cheewinmethasiri

4:24 - 4:32

Hybrid procedure for a young patient with type B aortic dissection and visceral/limb ischemia
Presenter: Son Nguyen

4:32 - 4:40

Degenerative thoracic aortic aneurysm rupture, a holiday to forget
Presenter: Rebecca Reardon

4:40 - 4:48

A Complex Type 1 Endoleak, Enlarging Aneurysm and Auto-Transplanted Kidney
Presenter: Shannon Thomas

4:48 - 4:56

A Bad Pickup Line
Presenter: Anantha Narayanan

4:56 - 5:04

Severe brachial artery stenosis after the coronary angiography through the percutaneous transradial approach
Presenter: Melnik Konstantin

5:04 - 5:12

Endovascular treatment of penetrating injury to the vertebral artery: Case report and literature review
Presenter: Omar Aziz

5:12 - 5:20

A Leaky Problem
Presenter: Cindy Wang

5:20 - 5:28

Simultaneous Enterococcus faecalis mitral valve endocarditis and large mycotic aortoiliac aneurysms: a surgical dilemma
Presenter: Chris Selvaraj

5:28 - 5:45

Discussion

6:00 pm
Close of Symposium