In conversation with CX Chairman Professor Roger Greenhalgh, aortic expert Alexander Zimmerman (Zurich, Switzerland) discusses the upcoming Aortic course (Wednesday, 26 April), the importance of continuous education for the practicing surgeon and, a multidisciplinary approach to treating and managing the aorta.

A multidisciplinary approach to aortic aneurysm repair 

Professor Zimmerman focuses on the importance of an taking interdisciplinary approach to treating patients. “I think the multidisciplinary approach is key…you can learn so much from an interventional radiologist in terms of techniques or how to address a problem”

Frailty, comorbidities and quality of life: A multidisciplinary approach to patient selection for aortic aneurysm repair

  • When: Thursday 27 April, 14:20 – 14:25
  • Where: Kensington 1 / Livestream 1
  • Who: Bijan Moderai


Live case: Thoraco-abdominal TAAA endovascular treatment

  • When: Thursday 27 April, 11:20 – 12:10
  • Where: Kensington 1 / Livestream 1
  • Who: Martin Austermann


Edited Case: The use of laser fenestrations to aid in the endovascular treatment of chronic dissection TAAA’s

  • When: Tuesday 25 April, 15:00 – 15:10
  • Where: Kensington 2 / Livestream 2
  • Who: Timothy Resch


View the full programme here!