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What makes CX so special?

2019-09-09T10:14:37+01:00

Vascular and endovascular thought-leaders Andrew Holden, Thomas Zeller, Stephen Black, Ian Franklin, Nicholas Inston, Matt Thompson and Giovanni Torsello share their views on what makes CX so special.

What makes CX so special for you? Tweet your comments @CXSymposium #CXisspecial
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What makes CX so special?2019-09-09T10:14:37+01:00

CX 2017: Venous Consensus highlights

2019-09-09T10:16:00+01:00

The CX 2017 Venous Consensus Update Programme will focus on PATHWAYS OF CARE – whether to intervene, when and at what threshold, method and follow-up, providing delegates with discussions on diagnosis and treatment options for the whole spectrum of venous disease.

Roger Greenhalgh (Chairman, CX Programme Organising Board) discusses with Stephen Black (member, CX Programme Organising […]

CX 2017: Venous Consensus highlights2019-09-09T10:16:00+01:00

CX 2017: Aortic Edited Cases highlights

2019-09-09T10:17:31+01:00

Roger Greenhalgh, Chairman of the CX Programme Organising Board, discusses the highlights of the Aortic Edited Cases session at CX 2017.
Complementing the Aortic Plenary Programme, experts in aortic surgery will discuss “tips and tricks” in thoracic, juxtarenal and abdominal aortic reconstructions and also ascending aorta and arch intervention, showing specific techniques and technologies with edited […]

CX 2017: Aortic Edited Cases highlights2019-09-09T10:17:31+01:00

CX 2017: Thoracic Aortic Consensus highlights

2019-09-09T10:20:26+01:00

Roger Greenhalgh, Chairman of the CX Programme Organising Board, discusses the highlights of the Thoracic Aortic Consensus Plenary Programme at CX 2017.
Key topics to be discussed include:

  • Are the types A and B dissection terms satisfactory?
  • Is it time to revisit whether complicated means complicated for type B dissections?
  • How does the treatment of complex […]
CX 2017: Thoracic Aortic Consensus highlights2019-09-09T10:20:26+01:00

CX 2017: Abdominal Aortic Consensus highlights

2019-09-09T10:30:30+01:00

Roger Greenhalgh, Chairman of the CX Programme Organising Board, discusses the highlights of the Abdominal Aortic Consensus Plenary Programme at CX 2017.
Key topics include:

  • Does operating below the threshold of 5.5cms save lives?
  • What should you do in the follow-up period after EVAR? How dangerous are type II endoleaks?
  • What are the latest results of endovascular […]
CX 2017: Abdominal Aortic Consensus highlights2019-09-09T10:30:30+01:00

CX 2017 “a Plethora of Educational Opportunities”: Matt Thompson on what makes CX so special

2019-09-09T10:33:04+01:00

What are the special features of the CX Symposium? Matt Thompson, Co-chairman of the CX Programme Organising Board, highlights “a plethora of educational opportunities” including presentation of new evidence, key messages voiced by opinion leaders, debate and case-based discussion amongst others.

What makes CX so special for you? Tweet your […]

CX 2017 “a Plethora of Educational Opportunities”: Matt Thompson on what makes CX so special2019-09-09T10:33:04+01:00

CX 2017 “Brings everyone together”: Nicholas Inston on what makes CX so special

2017-02-14T16:36:26+00:00

What are the special features of the CX Symposium? Co-director, CX Vascular Access Course Nicholas Inston (Consultant Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Renal Surgery and Transplantation at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, UK) considers the Charing Cross Symposium “brings everyone together” from a worldwide basis and highlights the growing interest in […]

CX 2017 “Brings everyone together”: Nicholas Inston on what makes CX so special2017-02-14T16:36:26+00:00

CX 2017 “the Audience is in Charge”: Ian Franklin on what makes CX so special

2017-02-14T16:37:33+00:00

What are the special features of the CX Symposium? CX Programme Board member Ian Franklin (Consultant Vascular Surgeon at London Vascular Clinic, London, UK) notes that at CX “the audience is in charge”. “We acknowledge that participants are experts in their own right” and therefore have priority […]

CX 2017 “the Audience is in Charge”: Ian Franklin on what makes CX so special2017-02-14T16:37:33+00:00

CX 2017 “Access to Innovation”: Stephen Black on what makes CX so special

2017-02-14T16:39:04+00:00

What are the special features of the CX Symposium? CX Programme Board member Stephen Black (Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK) highlights “Access to Innovation” and a broad range of modalities as well as the ability to engage closely with the

CX 2017 “Access to Innovation”: Stephen Black on what makes CX so special2017-02-14T16:39:04+00:00

CX 2017 “the Discussion Culture”: Thomas Zeller on what makes CX so special

2017-02-06T17:42:20+00:00

What are the special features of the CX Symposium? CX Programme Board member Thomas Zeller (Professor of Angiology at Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg and Head of Department of Angiology at Universitäts – Herzzentrum Freiburg, Bad Krozingen, Germany) considers “the Discussion Culture” and exchange between the CX Faculty and the audience unique.

CX 2017 “the Discussion Culture”: Thomas Zeller on what makes CX so special2017-02-06T17:42:20+00:00

CX@LINC 2017 ‒ Life after EVAR 1

2019-09-09T10:34:16+01:00

CX Faculty members discussed “Life after EVAR 1” at LINC (24‒27 January 2017, Leipzig, Germany). Frans Moll, Co-chairman CX Programme Organising Board, summarises the take-home messages from the session.

Continue the discussion on “Life after EVAR 1” at CX 2017 ( 25‒28 April, Olympia Grand, London, UK). Register here […]

CX@LINC 2017 ‒ Life after EVAR 12019-09-09T10:34:16+01:00

CX 2017 “Drive to get Consensus”: Andrew Holden on what makes CX so special

2017-02-04T03:56:25+00:00

What are the special features of the CX Symposium? CX Programme Organising Board member Andrew Holden (Associate Professor of Radiology at Auckland University School of Medicine and Director of Interventional Services at Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand) highlights the discussion, debate and “a drive to get consensus”.

CX 2017 “Drive to get Consensus”: Andrew Holden on what makes CX so special2017-02-04T03:56:25+00:00

Frans Moll awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand

2019-09-09T10:43:40+01:00

Moll Moll receives the gown and deed from the Minister of Public Health of Thailand

Frans Moll, professor of Vascular Surgery at the University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, has received an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand (RCST) during the College’s Annual […]

Frans Moll awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand2019-09-09T10:43:40+01:00

CX 2016 Abstracts winners

2019-09-09T10:45:24+01:00

The CX Programme Organising Board and CX Abstract Board congratulate the senior and trainee clinicians who presented their abstracts or posters at the Charing Cross Symposium 2016. In total, over 200 abstracts and posters from 31 countries were presented. Over four days, nine abstract sessions covered vascular […]

CX 2016 Abstracts winners2019-09-09T10:45:24+01:00

Individual Patient Data meta-analysis and EVAR 1 trial results presented at CX

2019-09-09T10:58:46+01:00

front page

The teams of researchers and principal investigators who collected and analysed the data for the Individual Patient Data meta-analysis and EVAR 1 trial presented the data in the session titled “EVAR follow-up and avoidance of secondary sac rupture and death.”

The meta-analysis of Individual Patient Data from […]

Individual Patient Data meta-analysis and EVAR 1 trial results presented at CX2019-09-09T10:58:46+01:00

Action-packed CX Innovation Showcase provides glimpse into the future

2019-09-09T10:59:31+01:00

Innovation

According to chair Stephen Greenhalgh, yesterday’s CX Innovation Showcase provided a “glimpse into the future” regarding emerging technologies that address current unmet therapeutic needs. The showcase, which Greenhalgh described as “action packed”, featured presentations on next-generation devices for thoracic aneurysms, abdominal aneurysms, and for peripheral arterial disease.

During […]

Action-packed CX Innovation Showcase provides glimpse into the future2019-09-09T10:59:31+01:00

CX Venous Workshop provides “unique and productive” introduction to novel techniques

2019-09-09T11:00:26+01:00

Venous Worrkshop

Focusing on superficial venous issues, yesterday’s CX Venous Workshop invited delegates to discover new techniques, with a hands-on approach, and speak to experts across the different fields of phlebological practice. Covering techniques from endothermal ablation to diagnostic venous ultrasound, the session was a “unique opportunity” for […]

CX Venous Workshop provides “unique and productive” introduction to novel techniques2019-09-09T11:00:26+01:00

CX Vascular Access Course inaugural session aims to produce ischaemic steal syndrome consensus

2019-09-09T11:02:28+01:00

vascular access

The new CX Vascular Access Course began yesterday with a masterclass on vascular access-induced ischaemic steal syndrome. Exploring the mechanisms and pathophysiology of ischaemia in vascular access, the ultimate target of the course was to start the production of a consensus document on the contested subject.

The […]

CX Vascular Access Course inaugural session aims to produce ischaemic steal syndrome consensus2019-09-09T11:02:28+01:00

CX Peripheral Live and Edited Cases: Why a technology is chosen for a particular situation

2019-09-09T11:03:39+01:00

Live

As part of this year’s Peripheral Arterial Main Programme, Charing Cross yesterday hosted a series of live cases from Münster, Germany. There were also a number of edited cases presented by Faculty from across Europe.

The session was chaired by Michael Jaff (Boston, USA), and moderated by Giovanni […]

CX Peripheral Live and Edited Cases: Why a technology is chosen for a particular situation2019-09-09T11:03:39+01:00

Good day for drug-coated balloons, swirling flow stents and drug-eluting stents at CX

2019-09-09T11:04:34+01:00

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Yesterday’s Peripheral Arterial Challenges session saw a host of new developments being presented and a lift for drug-coated balloons (DCBs), swirling flow stents and drug-eluting stents.

The day began by trying to avoid any intervention by exercise, best medical treatment and smoking cessation. Presenters showed that […]

Good day for drug-coated balloons, swirling flow stents and drug-eluting stents at CX2019-09-09T11:04:34+01:00

Early data from venous stent trials “very promising”

2019-09-10T09:08:46+01:00

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Two presentations yesterday in the Venous Challenges Main Programme session have demonstrated the value of dedicated venous stents, with interim results from two studies in patients with symptomatic iliofemoral venous outflow obstruction showing symptom improvement 12-months post stent placement.

Feasibility data from the VIRTUS study were […]

Early data from venous stent trials “very promising”2019-09-10T09:08:46+01:00

CX puts spotlight on vascular and endovascular practice in Latin America

2019-09-10T09:09:42+01:00

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The fourth CX Meets Latin America session took place yesterday, highlighting vascular and endovascular techniques used in Latin America. With time for audience discussion following every talk, the session covered not only the technical aspects of different interventional solutions, but the economic context behind them.

“For neurogenic thoracic […]

CX puts spotlight on vascular and endovascular practice in Latin America2019-09-10T09:09:42+01:00

Attendees debate optimal treatments for “challenging” cases at Vascular Malformations session

2019-09-10T09:14:00+01:00

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Yesterday’s Vascular Malformations course began with a talk by Andreas Saleh (Munich, Germany) on four basic principles for diagnostic imaging. According to his first principle, clinicians should make sure to take a thorough patient history, and perform clinical examinations and colour-coded duplex sonography. Saleh then advised that […]

Attendees debate optimal treatments for “challenging” cases at Vascular Malformations session2019-09-10T09:14:00+01:00

“None of us have the full range of skills and experience” to deal with paediatric vascular pathologies, session finds

2019-09-10T09:14:57+01:00

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Yesterday’s CX Paediatric Vascular Issues session tackled some of the specific implications for vascular surgery on paediatric patients. The session was dominated by a discussion of the challenges presented by the different vascular pathologies of children and adults. Speakers and audience members raised […]

“None of us have the full range of skills and experience” to deal with paediatric vascular pathologies, session finds2019-09-10T09:14:57+01:00

Non-thrombotic iliac vein lesions trigger “paradigm shift”

2019-09-10T09:57:02+01:00

Now that non-thrombotic iliac vein lesions (NIVLs) are more frequently recognised on modern imaging modalities, they are beginning to trigger a paradigm shift in standard vein work whereby there is now increasing emphasis on making sure that these patients do not have significant deep venous obstruction which must be taken into account when planning treatment. […]

Non-thrombotic iliac vein lesions trigger “paradigm shift”2019-09-10T09:57:02+01:00