This CX Programme is subject to change.

Thoracic Aortic Consensus - Thursday, 23rd April
Venue:   Upper Main Auditorium
Aortic arch consensus
Chairing:   TBA
Moderator:   TBA
Endovascular treatment for aortic arch pathologies: Chimney on-the-table fenestration and in-situ fenestration technique
Speaker:   Ludovic Canaud, Montpellier, France
The value of consideration of open aortic reconstruction
Speaker:   Heinz Jakob, Essen, Germany
Options for left subclavian branch
Speaker:   Gustavo Oderich, Rochester, United States
Feasibility of endovascular arch repair post type A dissection
Speaker:   Kevin Mani, Uppsala, Sweden
EACTS/ESVS expert consensus document on aortic arch treatment
Speaker:   Thomas Wyss, Bern, Switzerland
Aortic arch aneurysms: Total endovascular, hybrid, open and frozen elephant trunk - which is the best and when
Speaker:   Roberto Chiesa, Milan, Italy
Results of a prospective, multicentre, pilot study evaluating the efficacy and safety of a custom-made thoracic stent graft with proximal scallop for use in the aortic arch
Speaker:   Iannis Ben Abdallah, Paris, France
Stroke from Thoracic Endovascular Procedures (STEP)
Gaseous emboli are important and some but not all can be prevented by CO2 flushing of delivery systems
Speaker:   Richard Gibbs, London, United Kingdom
The value of DW MRI imaging to reduce stroke - Paris and Hamburg combined arch reconstruction experience
Speaker:   Philippe Charbonneau, Paris/Hamburg, France
Incidence and predictors of early and mid-term neurological complications following TEVAR
Speaker:   Michele Piazza, Padua, Italy
Endovascular therapy for Takayasu’s arteritis
Speaker:   Samuel Money, Phoenix, United States
Coffee and visit to hands-on workshops
Coffee satellite: Advancing thoracic care
Chairing:   Ali Azizzadeh, Los Angeles, United States
Is distal oversizing the sole reason for distal SINE in chronic dissection and are there device specific differences?
Speaker:   Santi Trimarchi, Milan, Italy
Edited case
Chairing:   TBA
Edited case: Using an active control system in TEVAR
Case presenter:   TBA
Thoracic Aortic Podium 1st
Chairing:   TBA
Moderator:   TBA
Podium 1st: US and French clinical trial results, new evidence and updated outcomes with hybrid device
Speaker:   TBA
Podium 1st: Wrapping of the ascending aorta as an option for acute type A dissections
Speaker:   Stephan Haulon, Paris, France
Podium 1st: First results from the European SURPASS registry
Speaker:   Giovanni Torsello, Münster, Germany
Podium 1st: Branch patency of a thoracoabdominal stent graft: One-year follow-up
Speaker:   TBA
Endovascular team radiation safety performance: More than simply measuring the dose
Speaker:   Bart Doyen, Sint-Amandsberg, Belgium
Strategies to reduce radiation and contrast exposure during EVAR and TEVAR procedures
Speaker:   Joerg Tessarek, Lingen, Germany
Modelling the lifetime risk of malignancy associated with low dose radiation exposure after endovascular intervention
Speaker:   Bijan Modarai, London, United Kingdom
Lunch and visit to hands-on workshops
Lunch Symposium: Global experience and expanded treatment options: Low-profile TEVAR device
Chairing:   Theodoros Kratimenos, Athens, Greece
Confidently treating more patients with TEVAR: One-year results from global clinical trial
Speaker:   Fabio Verzini, Turin, Italy
Training consensus
Multidisciplinary team training is effective in reducing error in theatre - it should be mandatory in vascular units
Speaker:   Colin Bicknell, London, United Kingdom
Type B dissection consensus
Chairing:   TBA
Moderator:   TBA
Tailoring treatment with TEVAR in fragile aortas and complex pathologies: The DISSECT-N registry
Speaker:   TBA
CX Debate: Timing of intervention for acute type B dissection-early intervention is less risky in the modern endovascular era

For the motion
Ian Loftus, London, United Kingdom

Against the motion
Hans-Henning Eckstein, Munich, Germany

IRAD report on 3,124 type B dissection patients observed over 23 years
Speaker:   Santi Trimarchi, Milan, Italy
CX Debate: Many uncomplicated type B dissections do not need repair

For the motion
Rachel Clough, London, United Kingdom

Against the motion
Hans-Henning Eckstein, Munich, Germany

The frozen elephant trunk technique
Speaker:   TBA
Fenestrated endovascular aortic repair has great potential to treat chronically expanding false lumen in aortic dissections
Speaker:   Goetz Richter, Stuttgart, Germany
Branched endovascular aortic aneurysem repair in patients with and without chronic aortic dissections
Speaker:   Jade Hiramoto, San Francisco, United States
Distal remodelling in type B dissection - balancing patient risk and efficacy
Speaker:   Ali Azizzadeh, Los Angeles, United States
Dynamic imaging, CT/MRA, the ultimate technique for understanding dissections
Speaker:   Alan Lumsden, Houston, United States
Tea and visit to hands-on workshops
Thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysms
Chairing:   TBA
Moderator:   TBA
Treatment of thoracic (endo)graft infections
Speaker:   Frank Vermassen, Ghent, Belgium
Precise placement and accuracy in challenging landing zones in TEVAR
Speaker:   Theodosios Bisdas, Athens, Greece
Factors impacting long-term durability - five-year report with use of a low-profile thoracic endograft
Speaker:   Germano Melissano, Milano, Italy
Single fenestrated endografts for the left subclavian artery vs. carotid-subclavian bypass and standard TEVAR
Speaker:   Nikolaos Tsilimparis, Munich, Germany
Open or endovascular treatment of downstream thoracoabdominal pathology in patients with previous frozen elephant trunk
Speaker:   Luca Bertoglio, Milan, Italy
Assessment of pull-out forces when combining TEVAR and FEVAR: Creation of a proximal landing zone for FEVAR in patients with extent I and extent IV TAAAs
Speaker:   TBA
Juxtarenal aneurysms consensus
Chairing:   TBA
Moderator:   TBA
CX Great Debate: Upper extremity access should be avoided in complex endovascular aortic repair

For the motion
Tilo Kölbel, Hamburg, Germany
Stephan Haulon, Paris, France

Against the motion
Timothy Resch, Malmo, Sweden
Carlos H Timaran, Dallas, United States

The advantage of inner branch technology in resolving the current challenges in fenestrated and branched solutions - large centre experience and lessons learnt
Speaker:   Said Abisi, London, United Kingdom
Multicentre one-year follow-up on the usage of a covered graft in BEVAR and three-year data in FEVAR
Speaker:   Eric Verhoeven, Nuremberg, Germany
Advantages of balloon-expandable covered bridging stents in FEVAR and BEVAR procedures: Which one is best and why
Speaker:   Mauro Gargiulo, Bologna, Italy