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CX Aortic Vienna 2020: Less than two weeks to go

2020-09-03T09:44:47+01:00

Alexander Zimmermann (Zürich, Switzerland) and Afshin Assadian (Vienna, Austria) talk about the “long tradition of cooperation” between the Austrian Society for Vascular Surgery (ÖGG) and the Swiss Society for Vascular Surgery (SGG), who will hold two joint sessions at the inaugural CX Aortic Vienna.

Zimmermann believes it is a […]

CX Aortic Vienna 2020: Less than two weeks to go2020-09-03T09:44:47+01:00

High quality education on aortic disease treatment at CX Aortic Vienna

2020-09-03T09:35:01+01:00

Maarit Venermo (Helsinki, Finland) talks about how CX Aortic Vienna will offer “high quality education” to people treating aortic diseases, and discusses her presentation at this inaugural event, titled ‘Ultrasound surveillance versus CT surveillance after EVAR’.

CX Aortic Vienna, which will be livestreamed on 8, 9, 10 and 11 September […]

High quality education on aortic disease treatment at CX Aortic Vienna2020-09-03T09:35:01+01:00

CX Aortic Vienna 2020 receives accreditation for 12 EU/US reciprocal CME credits

2020-09-02T14:25:30+01:00

The inaugural CX Aortic Vienna, to be livestreamed on 8, 9, 10 and 11 September 2020 with audience participation, discussion and polling, has been accredited with 12 EU/US reciprocal CME credits.

Accreditation Statement

The CX Aortic Vienna 2020, London (live streaming), United Kingdom, 08/09/2020-11/09/2020 has been accredited […]

CX Aortic Vienna 2020 receives accreditation for 12 EU/US reciprocal CME credits2020-09-02T14:25:30+01:00

CX 2020 LIVE: Surgeon-modified and custom-made endografts carve their place in juxtarenal aneurysm treatment

2020-06-26T17:23:41+01:00

Clockwise from top left: Roger Greenhalgh (London, UK), Stéphan Haulon (Paris, France), Gustavo Oderich (Rochester, USA), Nikolaos Tsilimparis (Munich, Germany), Bijan Modarai (London, UK) and Said Abisi (London, UK). Click on the image to watch the Juxtarenal Aneursym Consesus session on demand.

During […]

CX 2020 LIVE: Surgeon-modified and custom-made endografts carve their place in juxtarenal aneurysm treatment2020-06-26T17:23:41+01:00

Aorta to take centrestage and “starring role” at CX Aortic Vienna

2020-07-16T21:45:19+01:00

Roberto Chiesa (Milan, Italy) invites you to the inaugural CX Aortic Vienna Virtual Conference (8–11 September). The conference will focus on cardiovascular aortic advances and classical open and endovascular solutions. The aorta, notes Chiesa, will play the “starring role” at the conference, where open, endovascular and hybrid techniques will be presented along with other “top-level scientific […]
Aorta to take centrestage and “starring role” at CX Aortic Vienna2020-07-16T21:45:19+01:00

CX 2020 LIVE audience delivers resounding vote in favour of fibre optic visualisation

2020-06-19T17:38:09+01:00

Clockwise from top left: Roger Greenhalgh (London, UK), Gustavo Oderich (Rochester, USA), Roberto Chiesa (Milan, Italy), Eric Verhoeven (Nuremberg, Germany), Frank Arko (Charlotte, USA), and Tilo Kölbel (Hamburg, Germany). Click on the image to watch the Aortic Podium 1st Session on demand.

CX 2020 LIVE audience delivers resounding vote in favour of fibre optic visualisation2020-06-19T17:38:09+01:00

CX 2020 LIVE: Podium 1st Session to showcase new technologies and treatments in abdominal and thoracic aorta

2020-06-17T17:56:25+01:00

Roberto Chiesa (Milan, Italy) invites you to the CX 2020 LIVE Aortic Podium 1st Session which will feature abdominal aortic and thoracic aortic presentations and discussion from specialists in the field, including Tilo Kölbel, Frank Arko, Eric Verhoeven, Stephan Haulon, Giovanni Torsello and Fabio Verzini.

The session, which begins on […]

CX 2020 LIVE: Podium 1st Session to showcase new technologies and treatments in abdominal and thoracic aorta2020-06-17T17:56:25+01:00

CX 2020 LIVE: Vascular Access session showcases new technologies, while debate on place of endovascular fistula creation continues

2020-06-12T16:53:54+01:00

CX 2020 LIVE vascular access panel CX 2020 LIVE’s Vascular Access Consensus panel, including (clockwise from top left): Roger Greenhalgh (London, UK), Nick Inston (Birmingham, UK), Domenico Valenti (London, UK), Robert Jones (Birmingham, UK), Robert Shahverdyan (Hamburg, Germany) and Jennifer Hanko (Belfast, UK). Click […]

CX 2020 LIVE: Vascular Access session showcases new technologies, while debate on place of endovascular fistula creation continues2020-06-12T16:53:54+01:00

CX 2020 LIVE: Deep venous session to examine stent durability and design

2020-06-11T13:20:21+01:00

Armando Mansilha (Porto, Portugal), who is also a member of the CX Venous Executive Board, welcomes you to the Deep Venous Disease Consensus session at CX 2020 LIVE. Deep venous disease is a “significant medical problem for patients” and also a “substantial burden for our healthcare systems”, notes Mansilha.

In […]

CX 2020 LIVE: Deep venous session to examine stent durability and design2020-06-11T13:20:21+01:00

CX 2020 LIVE panel considers advances in thoracic care with new developments in TEVAR

2020-06-05T15:07:47+01:00

Ali Azizzadeh (top) chaired the CX 2020 LIVE Industry Symposium, which featured contributions from Hence Verghagen (bottom row left), Richard Gibbs (bottom row left), and Santi Trimarchi (bottom row right)

Benefits of using angulation control in thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR), an update […]

CX 2020 LIVE panel considers advances in thoracic care with new developments in TEVAR2020-06-05T15:07:47+01:00

CX 2020 LIVE features key registry data on EVAR durability with EXCLUDER Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis

2020-06-02T09:27:26+01:00

Data from three global, real-world registries, GREAT, ExCeL and BSET-CLEVAR, evaluating the Excluder Conformable abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) Endoprosthesis with Active Control System, were shared online during the CX 2020 LIVE virtual, vascular conference. Broadcast to a global audience at the conclusion of the second […]

CX 2020 LIVE features key registry data on EVAR durability with EXCLUDER Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis2020-06-02T09:27:26+01:00

CX 2020 LIVE: Vascular Access education and innovation “imperative” during COVID-19 crisis

2020-05-22T16:58:23+01:00


CX 2020 LIVE will consist of 10 live sessions, which will feature audience participation, and run from 16:00 BST/11:00 EDT/17:00 CEST every Tuesday and Thursday, from 26 May until 25 June. Make sure you register now to participate in the CX 2020 LIVE sessions.

Nicholas Inston (Birmingham, UK), co-chair of the Vascular […]

CX 2020 LIVE: Vascular Access education and innovation “imperative” during COVID-19 crisis2020-05-22T16:58:23+01:00

CX 2020 LIVE to flag latest guidelines and stent durability in superficial and deep venous programmes

2020-05-20T12:57:01+01:00

Manj Gohel (Cambridge, UK), who is also a member of the CX Venous Executive Board, welcomes you to CX 2020 LIVE, which will include some of the major highlights from the deep and superficial venous programmes.

A number of recently released “important guidelines” in the superficial venous space will be presented […]

CX 2020 LIVE to flag latest guidelines and stent durability in superficial and deep venous programmes2020-05-20T12:57:01+01:00

CX 2020 LIVE: Durability of EVAR, sac diameter and NICE guidelines take the spotlight in first aortic session

2020-05-18T18:09:13+01:00

World-leading vascular surgeon, Stéphan Haulon (Paris, France), who is also a member of the CX Aortic Executive Board, extols the “high-quality” digital educational programme of CX 2020 LIVE and highlights the “very exciting” thoracic aortic and abdominal aortic consensus sessions that will be chaired by a host of other experts […]

CX 2020 LIVE: Durability of EVAR, sac diameter and NICE guidelines take the spotlight in first aortic session2020-05-18T18:09:13+01:00

COVID-19: No evidence of increased aortic emergencies in Lombardy

2020-05-19T10:33:36+01:00

Roberto Chiesa (Milan, Italy), who was at the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Lombardy region of Italy, shares his team’s experience in tackling vascular and aortic emergencies during this time.

Chiesa outlines the response in the region to the pandemic, including the creation of new intensive care units (ICUs) […]

COVID-19: No evidence of increased aortic emergencies in Lombardy2020-05-19T10:33:36+01:00

Paclitaxel controversy to headline inaugural CX 2020 LIVE session

2020-07-09T23:32:08+01:00


Join a wealth of experts and faculty from around the world for the very first session of CX 2020 LIVE—the inaugural virtual Charing Cross (CX) Symposium—titled ‘Paclitaxel-coated Device Consensus Update’.

Renowned interventional radiologist Andrew Holden (Auckland, New Zealand), who is a member of the CX Peripheral Arterial Executive Board, welcomes the […]

Paclitaxel controversy to headline inaugural CX 2020 LIVE session2020-07-09T23:32:08+01:00

CX 2020 LIVE: Charing Cross Symposium unveils live, interactive digital event

2020-05-13T17:13:26+01:00

The Charing Cross (CX) Symposium, with its world-class faculty and unique focus on live audience participation, has announced the launch of a not-to-be missed and timely vascular and endovascular education virtual event: CX 2020 LIVE. Mark your calendars for this live digital experience, designed to deliver high-quality vascular education and featuring […]

CX 2020 LIVE: Charing Cross Symposium unveils live, interactive digital event2020-05-13T17:13:26+01:00

Number of vascular surgeons being trained is “woefully inadequate”

2020-03-09T14:43:42+00:00

Sophie Renton (London, UK) moderates a session with Michel Makaroun (Pittsburgh, USA) and Armando Mansilha (Porto, Portugal) where the trio discuss some of the challenges relating to recruitment within the field of vascular surgery.

Makaroun explains that there are two main recruitment pathways into vascular surgery in the USA but notes […]

Number of vascular surgeons being trained is “woefully inadequate”2020-03-09T14:43:42+00:00

CX 2020: What to expect from this year’s Aortic Workshop

2020-03-09T10:48:40+00:00

Kevin Mani (Uppsala, Sweden) chats to BLearning about the upcoming Aortic Workshop at CX 2020 (Charing Cross Symposium; 21–24 April, London, UK), noting how the sessions will give attendees access to experts, the latest technologies and provide a platform for hands-on experience with new devices and imaging technology.

Workshop participants can take this […]

CX 2020: What to expect from this year’s Aortic Workshop2020-03-09T10:48:40+00:00

Michel Makaroun discusses why the CX Symposium is a “special meeting”

2020-03-09T09:09:07+00:00

Roger Greenhalgh (London, UK) speaks to former president of the SVS (2018–2019) Michel Makaroun (Pittsburgh, USA) about the CX Symposium which Makaroun says “always has a special flavour” and is “a special meeting”. Makaroun also touches on some of the similarities and differences between CX and the SVS meeting in […]

Michel Makaroun discusses why the CX Symposium is a “special meeting”2020-03-09T09:09:07+00:00

Long-term partnership helps drive CX Symposium forward

2020-03-06T09:50:48+00:00

Roger Greenhalgh (London, UK) and W L Gore’s Michael Koenke (Flagstaff, USA), take a look back at the history of the Charing Cross Symposium (CX), which began in 1978.

Koenke says that CX is a “special meeting for us”, adding that it is an “opportunity for us to connect with our […]

Long-term partnership helps drive CX Symposium forward2020-03-06T09:50:48+00:00

Scientific level of CX Symposium “very attractive” for attendees

2020-03-06T09:55:51+00:00

Roger Greenhalgh (London, UK) chats with Enrico Ascher (New York, USA) about some of the highlights of the CX Symposium, how it differs to the VEITH symposium in the USA and also how the two complement each other.

Ascher says he is always “totally amazed by the scientific level” of CX, […]

Scientific level of CX Symposium “very attractive” for attendees2020-03-06T09:55:51+00:00

CX 2019: A Latin American perspective in vascular and endovascular surgery

2020-03-02T14:30:44+00:00

Alberto Muñoz (Bogota, Colombia) talks to BLearning at CX 2019 (Charing Cross Symposium; 15–18 April, London, UK) about how the meeting provides a “great opportunity” to update attendees on the latest in vascular and endovascular surgery.

Muñoz goes on to highlight the international flavour of Charing Cross and notes the importance of the […]

CX 2019: A Latin American perspective in vascular and endovascular surgery2020-03-02T14:30:44+00:00
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