This CX Programme is subject to change.

Acute Stroke Consensus - Friday, 24th April
Venue:   Upper Main Auditorium
Challenges in carotid artery disease
CX Debate: Intracranial stenting for stenosis is dead

For the motion
Thomas Liebig, Munich, Germany

Against the motion
Andrew Clifton, London, United Kingdom

Audience participation, discussion and polling
When operating on a carotid artery in a patient undergoing CABG the two should be done simultaneously
Speaker:   Barbara Rantner, Munich, Germany
CX Debate: Atrial fibrillation influences whether you should operate in asymptomatic carotid stenosis

For the motion
TBA

Against the motion
Dominic Howard, Oxford, United Kingdom

Audience participation, discussion and polling
CX Debate: Only extracranial, but not intracranial, vertebral arteries should be considered for stenting

For the motion
Hugh Markus, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Against the motion
Andrew Clifton, London, United Kingdom

Audience participation, discussion and polling
CX Debate: Outcomes of carotid artery stenting in selected patients are now as good or better than endarterectomy

For the motion
Peter Schneider, Honolulu, United States

Against the motion
Alun Davies, London, United Kingdom

Audience participation, discussion and polling
Intervention in carotid artery aneurysms; indications and techniques
Speaker:   Gert Jan de Borst, Utrecht, Netherlands
Pushing the limits: Safety of carotid endarterectomy in octogenarians and beyond
Speaker:   Daniel Urriza Rodriguez, Oxford, United Kingdom
Audience participation and discussion
Coffee
Standard carotid endarterectomy is superseded by:
Eversion carotid
Speaker:   Clement Darling III, Albany, United States
The via media
Speaker:   Marc Schermerhorn, Boston, United States
Carotid stenting
Speaker:   TBA
Audience participation and discussion
Complex carotid body tumours and the value of adjunctive endovascular treatment
Speaker:   TBA
International variation in carotid surgery is huge despite all the randomised trials performed
Speaker:   Maarit Venermo, Helsinki, Finland
Carotid patch type impacts outcomes following carotid endarterectomy
Speaker:   Jens Eldrup-Jorgensen, Portland, United States
Diagnosis and management of internal carotid artery "string sign": When to intervene
Speaker:   Enrico Ascher, New York, United States
Risk of cardiovascular events and death in patients with asymptomatic bilateral carotid artery stenosis: A population-based cohort study
Speaker:   Dominic Howard, Oxford, United Kingdom
Audience participation and discussion
CX Debate: Carotid artery stenting in symptomatic patients should be performed with proximal embolic protection

For the motion
TBA

Against the motion
TBA

Audience participation, discussion and polling
Thrombectomy (30 minute session)
How to and when to treat tandem pathology
Speaker:   Mikael Mazighi, Creteil, France
How late to treat and how to select patients
Speaker:   TBA
Validation studies of virtual reality simulation performance metrics for mechanical thrombectomy in ischaemic stroke
Speaker:   Lars Lönn, Copenhagen, Denmark
Audience participation and discussion