This CX Programme is subject to change.

Abdominal Aortic Consensus - Wednesday, 22nd April
Venue:   Upper Main Auditorium
Preoperative consensus considerations
Chairing:   TBA
Moderator:   TBA
Sustained prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysms in spite of marked smoking cessation - results from three randomised controlled screening trials through three decades
Speaker:   Jes Lindholt, Viborg, Denmark
Guideline compliance is associated with improved outcomes for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Speaker:   Jens Eldrup-Jorgensen, Portland, United States
The AAA GetFit Trial
Speaker:   Charles McCollum, Manchester, United Kingdom
Metformin for abdominal aortic aneurysms - the LIMIT trial
Speaker:   Ronald Dalman, Stanford, United States
Randomised-controlled trial testing the efficacy of telmisartan to slow the growth of small abdominal aortic aneurysms over 24 months: Results of the TEDY trial
Speaker:   Jonathan Golledge, Townsville, Australia
Cardiac risk assessment in patients with AAA; a fundamental tool for adequate selection between open and endo repair
Speaker:   Franco Grego, Padova, Italy
 
Abdominal Aortic Podium 1st Session
Chairing:   TBA
Moderator:   TBA
Podium 1st: US clinical trial results, new evidence and updated outcomes with low-profile abdominal stent graft
Speaker:   David Murray, Altrincham, United Kingdom
Podium 1st: Long-term follow-up in complex iliac anatomy and hypogastric preservation: The GALICIAN registry
Speaker:   Jorge Fernández Noya, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Podium 1st: Raising the proximal sealing ring with a new AAA endograft - one-year results from ELEVATE IDE trial
Speaker:   Sean Lyden, Cleveland, United States
Podium 1st: ESAR in a challenging seal zone can be an effective treatment: Early mid-term results
Speaker:   Frank Arko, Charlotte, United States
Podium 1st: Safety and efficacy in the ZEPHYR study of a low-profile AAA endograft - 30-day outcomes
Speakers:   Dittmar Böckler, Heidelberg, Germany
Philippe Cuypers, Eindhoven, Netherlands
 
Coffee and visit to hands-on workshops
Coffee Symposium: Continuing the pattern of performance
Chairing:   Santi Trimarchi, Milan, Italy
GREAT abdominal endografting questions: What does the data reveal on durability
Speaker:   Jan Heyligers, Tilburg, Netherlands
On-label treatment of short and angulated neck: why it matters - preliminary learnings from the EXCeL Registry
Speaker:   Giovanni Pratesi, Genoa, Italy
 
Durability of EVAR, sac diameter and NICE guidelines consensus
Chairing:   TBA
Moderator:   TBA
Open conversion of failed EVAR is the new training ground for open aortic surgery
Speaker:   Michel Makaroun, Pittsburgh, United States
Consensus on the future for EVAR
Speaker:   Michael Jenkins, London, United Kingdom
Ultrasound-surveillance after EVAR is feasible
Speaker:   Maarit Venermo, Helsinki, Finland
Collaborations
Chairing:   TBA
Moderator:   TBA
Implications of the NICE Aneurysm Guidelines on aneurysm mortality and service provision in the UK and detection of EVAR sac expansion using ultrasound surveillance (DETECT)
Speaker:   Ian Loftus, London, United Kingdom
The role of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Speaker:   Sophie Renton, Secretary of VSGBI, London, United Kingdom
The role of the Society of Vascular Technology of Great Britain and Ireland
Speaker:   Lee Smith, Bolton, President of SVT, United Kingdom
Use of novel probe in the community
Speaker:   Mari Murumets, DETECT Trial, London, United Kingdom
 
Lunch and visit to hands-on workshops
Lunch Symposium
Endovascular aortic arch repair: Precise parameters to measure outcomes, selecting patients and pathologies
Speaker:   Mario Lescan, Tübingen, Germany
 
Durability of EVAR, sac diameter and NICE guidelines consensus (continued)
Chairing:   TBA
Moderator:   TBA
What we know in 2020 about the efficacy and appropriateness of embolisation of type I endoleaks after EVAR
Speaker:   Robert Morgan, London, United Kingdom
Treatment of type II endoleaks
Speaker:   Lindsay Machan, Vancouver, Canada
Contrast-enhanced duplex US for intraoperative assessment of endoleak management
Speaker:   Gustavo Oderich, Rochester, United States
Migration patterns of modern stent grafts - newer stents still migrate, and have defined patterns, which has implications for EVAR planning and follow up
Speaker:   Colin Bicknell, London, United Kingdom
Progression of neck dilatation of the EVAR landing zone after open repair (DREAM)
Speaker:   Jan Blankensteijn, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sac regression matters: Driving towards consensus with five-year sac behaviour data
Speaker:   Marc Schermerhorn, Boston, United States
Sac behaviour insights from French registry - five-year results
Speaker:   Jean-Pierre Becquemin, Saint Clement de Riviere, France
 
Iliac artery aneurysms consensus
CX Debate: The size threshold for repair of any iliac artery aneurysms should be 4cm

For the motion
Ian Loftus, London, United Kingdom

Against the motion
Fabio Verzini, Turin, Italy

 
Procedure consensus
Chairing:   TBA
Moderator:   TBA
Expanding clinical experience using fibre optic technology in complex aortic repair
Speaker:   Tilo Kölbel, Hamburg, Germany
Routine embolisation of inferior mesenteric artery during endovascular aneurysm repair is not recommended
Speaker:   Maarit Venermo, Helsinki, Finland
Pre-emptive embolisation of the inferior mesenteric artery to prevent type II endoleak - a systematic review and meta-analysis
Speaker:   Kevin Mani, Uppsala, Sweden
Optimised procedural protocol to minimise pitfalls of iliac occlusions
Speaker:   Mauro Gargiulo, Bologna, Italy
 
Tea and visit hands-on workshop
Abdominal aortic aneurysm guidelines
Chairing:   TBA
Moderator:   TBA
ESVS 2019 AAA Guidelines - controversies
Speaker:   Anders Wanhainen, Uppsala, Sweden
Differences in size of AAA repair in nine countries and impact on rupture rates
Speaker:   TBA
CX Debate: Abdominal aortic aneurysms with large diameter infrarenal necks (>28mm) should be treated with fenestrated endovascular, not standard endovascular repair

For the motion
Hence Verhagen, Oegstgeest, Netherlands

Against the motion
Jean-Paul de Vries, Groningen, Netherlands

 
Centralisation and emergency EVAR consensus
Chairing:   TBA
Moderator:   TBA
Official centralisation of abdominal aortic aneurysm care improves early clinical outcomes
Speaker:   Vincent Riambau, Barcelona, Spain
CX Debate: Hospitals should provide uninterrupted access to endovascular repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms, or not at all

For the motion
Thomas Forbes, Toronto, Canada

Against the motion
Colin Bicknell, London, United Kingdom

Design of a complex aortic regional service
Speaker:   Rachel Bell, London, United Kingdom
Misdiagnosed ruptured aortic aneurysm in the emergency department is associated with a high mortality rate
Speaker:   Kristian Smidfelt, Gothenburg, Sweden
Emergency EVAR is the standard of care for ruptured AAA
Speaker:   Hans-Henning Eckstein, Munich, Germany
Screening programmes and ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm patients
Speaker:   Maarit Venermo, Helsinki, Finland