2 - 4 December 2021 Sydney Australia

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 and Prince of Wales Private Hospital Sydney. There is the opportunity for submission of abstracts in the categories of original scientific research and challenging cases.

ENDOVASCULAR MASTERCLASS AND GLOBAL EXPERT DISCUSSION FORUM

*Program subject to change
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Thursday 2 December 2021     Venue: VERVE Symposium: Room 1
08:00 - 10:00 am
Session 1.1: Hot Topics and Novel Approaches to PAD 2021

8:00 - 10:00 am

 

8:30 - 8:35 am

Introductory Remarks
Ramon Varcoe

8:35 - 8:50 am

Live Case from Leipzig

8:50 - 8:58 am

The impact of the Pandemic on the practice of medicine for the future
Michael Jaff

8:50 - 8:58 am

New Data on the PTX Controversy: Is It Time to Say Enough and Put This Behind Us?
Gary Ansel

8:58 - 9:06 am

Interim Mortality Analysis and Update on SWEDEPAD Trial Progress
Joakim Nodanstig

9:06 - 9:14 am

A Novel Microstent versus PTA: The STAND Trial
Robert Beasley

9:14 - 9:22 am

Perfusion Imaging Techniques in CLTI patients: How Far Have we Come?
Jean Paul de Vries

9:22 - 9:32 am

Live Case from Leipzig

12:00 - 12:00 am

CFA Stenting: An Initial Look at the SUPERSURG RCT
Koen DeLoose

9:32 - 9:40 am

Under Recognition of Soft Plaque and Its Consequences – Evolving Tools to Treat 
George Adams

12:00 - 12:00 am

The Performance of Covered Stents in the SFA in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia
Michel Reijnen

9:40 - 10:00 am

Discussion

10:00 - 10:30 am
Morning Tea
10:30 - 12:00 pm
Session 1.2: The Management of Peripheral Artery Dissection with Focal Repair

10:30 - 12:00 pm

Supported by: Philips Healthcare

10:30 - 10:38 am

Optimizing the Detection of Dissections in PAD Procedures
Patrice Mwipatayi

10:38 - 10:46 am

Intravascular Ultrasound vs Angiography-guided Femoro-popliteal revascularisation:  12 Months results from a Randomised Controlled Trial
Phillip Puckridge

10:46 - 11:14 am

Recorded Case from Arnsberg
Michael Lichtenberg

11:14 - 11:22 am

A Novel Peripheral Artery Dissection Classification System: From the DISFORM Study
Ramon Varcoe

11:14 - 11:22 am

Taking Dissection Repair to the Next Level: the Tack Endovascular System
Peter Schneider

11:22 - 11:30 am

Can Tack Improve Outcomes in Lower Limb PTA – Results from the TOBA-Trials
Marianne Brodmann

11:38 - 12:00 pm

Discussion

12:00 - 01:00 pm
Lunch
01:00 - 02:40 pm
Session 1.3: New Frontiers in the Treatment of AAA

1:00 - 2:40 pm

Supported by: Gore

1:00 - 1:20 pm

EVAR and Challenging Necks: The EXCel Registry
Marc van Sambeek

1:20 - 1:28 pm

A Comparison of Infra-renal Versus Supra-Renal Fixation Devices
Amer Zanabili

1:28 - 1:36 pm

Latest Results for the Excluder Conformable Stent Graft
Rob Rhee

1:36 - 1:56 pm

Recorded Case from Auckland

1:56 - 2:04 pm

Options during EVAR to Achieve a Durable Seal in the Iliac system and Maintain Quality of Life
Ross Milner

2:04 - 2:12 pm

An Update from the Western Australia IBE Registry
Kishore Sieunarine

2:12 - 2:20 pm

How to Preserve the Internal Iliac Arteries: The CGMH Experience
Ta-Wei Su

2:20 - 2:40 pm

Discussion

02:40 - 04:00 pm
Session 1.4: The Advanced Management of Aorto-Iliac Occlusive Disease

2:40 - 4:00 pm

Supported by: Gore

2:48 - 3:08 pm

A Treatment Algorithm for AIOD Treatment
Peter Goverde

3:08 - 3:06 pm

5-year Follow-Up of Patients With Iliac Occlusive Disease Treated with a Balloon Expandable Endoprosthesis
Andrew Holden

3:06 - 3:14 pm

Techniques for treating iliac (and aortic) disease with current off the shelf technologies
Vik Puttaswamy

3:14 - 3:22 pm

Recorded Case

3:22 - 3:30 pm

A Treatment Approach for EIA Occlusive Disease: Evidence for What is the Best Option?
Venita Chandra

3:30 - 3:38 pm

Medical Management of PAD: How Can We Avoid a Missed Opportunity?
Jonathan Golledge

3:54 - 4:00 pm

Discussion

04:00 - 04:15 pm
Afternoon Tea
04:15 - 06:00 pm
Session 1.5: Future Directions in PAD Treatment: Both Above and Below the Knee

4:15 - 6:00 pm

Supported by: Medtronic

4:15 - 4:23 pm

Vessel Preparation for Long, Calcified Femoropopliteal Lesions with Directional Atherectomy and DCB: REALITY Trial 12-Month Results
Brian DeRubertis

4:23 - 4:31 am

Live Case from Leipzig (case 3)

4:31 - 4:51 pm

5 Year IN.PACT Global Results in Complex Lesions
John Winscott

4:51 - 4:59 pm

Infra-Popliteal Directional Atherectomy: Safe, Effective and a Game Changer for Limb Salvage
Vik Puttaswamy

5:59 - 5:07 am

Live Case from Leipzig (case 3)

5:07 - 5:15 pm

9-Month Results from the In.Pact BTK Trial
Antonio Micari

5:15 - 5:23 pm

New Solutions for Complex BTK Interventions
Phil Puckridge

5:31 - 6:00 pm

Discussion

06:00 pm
Close of Day 1
06:00 - 07:30 pm
Welcome Reception
Friday 3 December 2021    Venue: VERVE Symposium: Room 1
07:30 - 12:00 am
Session 1.6: All Things Venous

7:30 - 8:15 am

 

7:45 - 7:50 am

The Value of High Quality Compression Bandaging and Tools That May Help its Efficacy
Gabrielle McMullin

7:50 - 7:55 am

Iliac Vein Stenting for Deep Venous Obstruction – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly!
Ramesh Tripathi

7:55 - 8:36 am

Lessons Learned from PAD Trials that can be Translated to the Venous Trial Landscape
Raghu Kolluri

8:00 - 8:10 am

12-Month Results from the Novel Blueleaf Device to Reconstruct Deep Vein Valves from the Vein Wall: The INFINITE OUS Trial
Ramon Varcoe

8:10 - 8:15 am

Central Vein Stenting versus Venoplaty: A Systematic Review
Chris Delaney

12:00 - 12:00 am

Using Polynovo for venous and arterial ulcers
Roxanne Wu

08:15 - 09:30 am
Session 1.6: See, Prepare and Treat: Advancing Trends in Complex Lower Limb Interventions

8:15 - 9:30 am

Supported by: Boston Scientific

8:44 - 9:02 am

Intravascular Imaging in PAD: See Better to Treat Better
Fabrizio Fanelli

8:00 - 8:28 am

Recorded Case
Mariano Palena

8:28 - 8:36 am

Lessons Learned From IVUS: Why it Should be Part of Training, But Not for Every Case
Ian Spark

8:36 - 8:44 am

Is there a place for atherectomy in below the knee interventions?
Mariano Palena

8:44 - 9:02 am

12-month Results of Jetstream Followed by DCB in Calcified SFA lesions: Learnings from the Japanese IDE Study
Osamu Iida

9:02 - 9:10 am

To Drug or not to Drug Below the Knee
Andrew Holden

9:10 - 9:18 am

A randomized trial comparing Femoseal® versus Proglide® for arterial closure following lower-limb arterial endovascular revascularization
Yann Goueffic

8:15 - 9:30 am

The EMINENT Study: Primary Results of the Randomized Trial of Eluvia DES vs Bare Metal Stents
Yann Goueffic

9:18 - 9:30 am

Discussion

09:30 - 11:00 am
Session 1.7: Complex PAD Lesions and New Therapeutic Options

9:30 - 11:00 am

Supported by: Bard

9:30 - 9:38 am

The Global Approach to CLI: Are We On The Same Track?
Jihad Mustapha

9:38 - 10:00 am

Prevalence of Mixed Morphology Pathology Within Peripheral Arterial Disease
Miguel Montero-Baker

10:00 - 10:08 am

Live Case from Sydney

10:08 - 10:16 am

A Complex CLTI Patient Treated with Mechanical Atherothrombectomy and Drug Coated Balloon
Sven Braunlich

10:16 - 10:24 am

Recorded Case from Leipzig
Sven Braunlich

10:24 - 10:34 am

An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Paclitaxel Coated Devices and Mortality
Ramon Varcoe

10:42 - 11:00 am

Discussion

11:00 - 11:30 am
Morning Tea
11:30 - 01:00 pm
Session 1.8: EVAR: Managing the Challenges of Hostile Anatomy

11:30 - 11:38 pm

Supported by: Medtronic

11:30 - 11:38 am

Sac Regression by Design: Insights into latest updates on Engage & Why Sac Regression Matters
Ross Milner

11:38 - 11:53 am

Dynamic Imaging of the Aorta
Alan Lumsden

11:53 - 12:01 pm

Managing Seal Challenges with EndoAnchors: Lengthen and Strengthen Seal
Konstantinos Donas

12:09 - 12:16 pm

12 Month Results from the ANZ Anchor Registry
TBC

12:24 - 12:32 pm

How Wide Neck AAAs Performed in the Anchor Registry
Apostolos Tassiopoulos

12:32 - 12:39 pm

The Use of Aptus Sheaths in the Treatment of Complex Branch Grafts
Thodur Vasudevan

12:55 - 1:00 pm

Discussion

01:00 - 02:00 pm
Lunch
01:00 - 02:00 pm
Lunch Session

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Title : New horizons in endovascular care for challenging aortic anatomies. Today and tomorrow.
Supported by : Gore
Facilitator

02:00 - 03:30 pm
Session 1.9: Advanced Concepts in Deep Venous Disease

2:00 - 3:30 pm

Supported by: Bard

2:00 - 2:20 pm

36-month results of the Venov Venous Stent System VERNACULAR trial
Steven Dubenec

2:20 - 2:28 pm

Recorded Case
Steven Dubenec

2:28 - 2:53 pm

The Incidence of Post Thrombotic Syndrome Following Contemporary Treatment of Acute Iliofemoral DVT ( 6-year data)
Laurencia Villalba

2:53 - 3:01 pm

Tips and Tricks for Successful Ilio-Caval Venous Stenting: Lessons Learned (and the mistakes I’ve made…)
Gerry O’Sullivan

3:01 - 3:09 pm

Reinterventions After Deep Venous Stenting: When and How to Intervene
Erin Murphy

3:01 - 3:17 pm

The Role of Fibre Based Angioplaty for Vessel Preparation and Post Stent Deployment
TBA

12:00 - 3:17 am

Early Experience with the ClotTriever Device to Treat Deep Venous Thrombosis
Rick De Graaf

3:10 - 3:30 am

Recorded Case

3:17 - 3:30 pm

Discussion

03:30 - 04:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
04:00 - 06:00 pm
Session 1.10: Aortic from Top to Bottom

4:00 - 6:00 pm

 

12:00 - 12:00 am

Abdominal

4:00 - 4:15 am

Evolution of Endovascular Treatment of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: From Oddity to Standard of Care
Frank Veith

4:00 - 4:15 pm

EVAR History: an Endless Revolution to Achieve Perfection
Jacques Busquet

4:30 - 4:40 pm

Innovation and a Glimpse at the Future of Aortic Interventions
Ben Starnes

4:30 - 4:40 pm

Current Status of Sac Filling Technology – Lessons for the Future
Ian Loftus

4:40 - 4:50 pm

Long Term Assessment of Endograft Outcomes in EVAR: How to Evaluate Data from Industry, Registries and Databases
Matt Thompson

4:50 - 5:00 pm

Risk factors and clinical consequences of aortic neck dilatation after standard EVAR
Hence Verhagen

4:50 - 5:00 pm

Iliac-Side Branch Device. Results from the Largest Multicenter Registry
Giovanni Torsello

5:20 - 5:30 pm

Novel Use of the Endurant Stent-Graft as an Iliac Branch Device
Glen Benveniste

5:10 - 5:20 am

Thoracic

5:10 - 5:20 pm

Current Management of TBAD in the 21st Century: Where are We and Where Do We Need to Go
Frank Arko

12:00 - 12:00 am

Endovascular Aortic Arch Repair: Is This the New Gold-Standard?
Tilo Kolbel

5:20 - 5:30 am

The Use of IVUS in the Treatment of Thoracic Dissection with TEVAR
Damien Holdaway

5:30 - 5:40 am

How to Handle Specific Anatomical Issues in Post-Dissection TAAA
Eric Verhoeven

5:30 - 5:40 am

Computer Modeling of Aortic Dissection and Prediction of Outcomes
Ross Milner

12:00 - 12:00 am

10 year Follow-Up of Endovascular Thoraco-Abdominal Aneurysm Repair: Long-Term Outcomes of Treatment for Complex Aortic Pathology
Ravi Huilgol

5:40 - 6:00 pm

Discussion

06:00 pm
Close of Day 2
Saturday 4 December 2021     Venue: VERVE Symposium: Room 1
07:30 - 09:30 am
Session 1.11: Combined Session on Tibial Interventions and Carotid Disease

7:30 - 9:30 am

 

7:30 - 9:30 am

Novel Approaches to Infrapopliteal Artery Disease

8:08 - 8:38 am

A Summary of Studies Evaluating the Novel SPUR System
Jos van Den Berg

8:38 - 8:46 am

The Use of Atherectomy Prior to BTK DCB Interventions: Learnings from Two RCTs
Thomas Zeller

8:46 - 8:54 am

CLTI: Endo vs Open – Single Center Experience. The Value of the Bidirectional Approach
Miguel Montero-Baker

8:54 - 9:02 am

Endo-Reconstruction of Occluded Trifurcation 
Mahmood Razavi

9:02 - 9:10 am

Safety and Efficacy of the Intravascular Lithotripsy for Treatment of Below the Knee Arterial Stenoses
Patrice Mwipitayi

7:30 - 9:30 am

Diabetic Foot Disease and WIfI and GLASS: Their Role in Vascular Surgery
Nedal Katib

12:00 - 12:00 am

The DEPARTURE Japan Study: A Multicenter Registry for Percutaneous DVA for No-Option CLTI Patients
Tatsuya Nakama

12:00 - 12:00 am

Carotid

8:00 - 12:00 am

New Technologies in the Carotid Space
Ravish Sachar

8:00 - 12:00 am

Carotid Bifurcation Disease : When to Cut and When to Stent
Bernard Bourke

12:00 - 8:38 am

Contemporary Management of Carotid Disease and Putting it all Together: CEA, CAS, TCAR and Medical Therapy
Andrew Bullen

8:38 - 8:46 am

Dealing With the Challenges of Carotid Stenting for Acute and Chronic Disease
Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck

8:46 - 8:54 am

Results from the Performance I Trial and Interims Analysis of the Performance II Trial: A Novel 3 in 1 CAS System
Ralf Langhoff

8:54 - 9:02 am

Correlation of Carotid Plaque Histopathology and Cerebrovascular Symptoms
Irwin Mohan

9:10 - 9:30 am

Discussion

09:30 - 11:00 am
Session 1.12 Where to Next in Dialysis Access

9:30 - 11:00 am

 

9:30 - 9:38 am

An Update on the Novel WavelinQ Technology
Jacky Loa

9:38 - 9:58 am

A Modified Seldinger Technique to Provide Immediate Dialysis Access: This is a Game Changer!
John Swinnen

9:58 - 10:16 am

Live Case from Sydney

10:06 - 10:14 am

IN.PACT AV Access: 24-Month Data
Andrew Holden

10:14 - 10:22 am

New Horizons in Hemodialysis Access: The aXess Graft
Frans Moll

10:22 - 10:30 am

Radial artery inflow stenting for the AV fistula
Tam Nguyen

10:30 - 10:38 am

AVF Flow Models and Mchine Learning for Stenosis Prediction
Tracie Barber

10:30 - 10:39 am

Arteriovenous Fistula Formation with Adjuvant Endovascular Maturation
Shannon Thomas

10:38 - 11:00 am

Discussion

11:00 - 11:30 am
Morning Tea
11:30 - 01:00 pm
Session 1.13: Advances in Embolisation Therapy

11:30 - 1:00 pm

 

11:38 - 11:46 am

First Human Experience with Novel Embolisation Agents
Brendan Buckley

11:52 - 12:00 am

The Next Generation of Microcatheters to Aid with Embolisation
Gerard Goh

12:08 - 12:16 am

AVM Treatment Overview and Techniques
Arne Schwindt

11:52 - 12:32 pm

Transcaval Access for the Treatment of Endoleak
Ramesh Velu

12:48 - 1:00 pm

Discussion

01:00 - 01:45 pm
Lunch
02:00 - 05:00 pm
Session 1.14: Challenging Cases: Great Wins and Heartbreaking Losses…

2:00 - 5:00 pm

 

4:35 - 5:00 pm

Discussion

05:00 pm
Close of Symposium