The CX Executive and Abstract Boards would like to congratulate the senior and trainee clinicians who presented their abstracts at the Charing Cross Symposium 2023. In total over 50 abstracts were presented across the main programme and additional activities coving abdominal, peripheral, aortic arch, venous & lymphatic, vascular trauma, acute stroke and vascular access topics.

The CX Board members are also delighted to announce the prize winners for the best senior and trainee clinicians, as well as the Certificate of Merit presenters.

Senior Clinician Abstract Winner: Nimesh Desai

Nimesh Desai (Philadelphia, USA) won the CX 2023 Senior Clinician Abstract Prize for his work “Novel single branched aortic stent graft for treatment of type B aortic dissection: Results of a multicenter clinical trial”.

View Dr. Desai’s Abstract here!

Trainee Clinician Abstract Winner: Tiffany Gan

Tiffany Gan (Singapore) won the CX 2023 Trainee Clinician Abstract Prize for her work “Outcomes of arterio-arterial grafts for haemodialysis in patients with end-stage renal disease”.

View Dr. Gan’s Abstract here!

Senior Clinician Abstract Runners Up:

  1. Elena Iborra (Barcelona, Spain), Aortic: “Gamification on vascular surgery: team training on ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (rAAA)”
  2. Jan Brunkwall (Cologne, Germany), Iliac Aortic: “Short and mid-term results of a prospective study collecting real-world safety and performance data on one specific iliac stent graft in patients with uni or bilateral aortic-iliac or iliac aneurysms – the PLIANT II Study” 
  3. Vladimir Makaloski (Bern, Switzerland), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: “Physician-modified fenestrated stent grafts incorporating main and accessory renal arteries” 
  4. Andrea Xodo (Padova, Italy), Aortic: Intraprocedural aneurysm sac embolization during fenestrated or branched EVAR (EMBO-F/BEVAR): a single-center preliminary experience” 
  5. Xun Luo (Oxford, UK), Aortic Arch: “Outcomes of percutaneous access to the first versus third segment of axillary artery during aortic procedures” 

Trainee Clinician Abstract Runners Up:

  1. Bilal Azhar (London, UK), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Aneurysm sac size change can be used to develop a dynamic personalised risk prediction model of long-term endograft complications after EVAR”
  2. Sebastian Vaughan-Burleigh (Exeter, UK), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: The Safety and Efficacy of Elective Endovascular Aortic Stenting in Octogenarians: a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical outcomes”
  3. Catrin Jones (Glasgow, Scotland), Vascular Access: Use of a validated vascular access specific quality of life measure (VASQoL) in a prevalent haemodialysis population”
  4. Tiondre Brown (London, UK), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Adverse renal outcomes following endovascular or open repair of infra-renal and supra-renal abdominal aortic aneurysms: A systematic review and meta analysis”
  5. Majd Rawashdeh (London, UK), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Impact of frailty on treatment outcome for non-ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: A National Vascular Registry cohort study”