This CX Programme is subject to change.

Abdominal Aortic Global Stars & Rising Stars and Abstract Presentations - Tuesday, 21st April - Thursday, 23rd April
Venue:   Gallery Suite Learning Centre
Abdominal Aortic Global Stars and Rising Stars
Ten-year age-stratified survival following endovascular and open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Speaker:   Rens Varkevisser, Boston, United States
Treating visceral aneurysm with detachable coil
Speaker:   TBA
Evaluation of steerable guide sheath technology in complex endovascular aneurysm repair
Speaker:   Simon Neequaye, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Inflammation affects mortality rates in EVAR - managing the sac with EVAS to improve outcomes
Speaker:   Marc Schermerhorn, Boston, United States
Centre volume threshold for open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Speaker:   Kevin Mani, Uppsala, Sweden
Prophylactic inferior mesenteric artery embolisation is unnecessary before endovascular aneurysm repair (S)
Speaker:   Suvi Vaaramaki, Tampere, Finland
The median size of ruptured internal iliac artery is almost the same than in abdominal aortic aneurysm
Speaker:   TBA
New evidence that endoanchors can facilitate and maintain successful standard EVAR for AAAs with challenging proximal necks: From the ANCHOR registry
Speaker:   TBA
Update on the abdominal module of the TIGER registry: Current enrolment and early results
Speaker:   Vincent Riambau, Barcelona, Spain
A discovery of a new family of genes involved in abdominal aortic aneurysms
Speaker:   Kak Khee Yeung, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Imaging of flow patterns in the aortoiliac segment using a novel high-frame-rate contrast-enhanced ultrasound?
Speaker:   Michel Reijnen, Arnhem, Netherlands
Technical solutions for the angulated neck in EVAR
Speaker:   Jonathan Boyle, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Total aortic volume and the risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture
Speaker:   Athanasios Giannoukas, Larissa, Greece
Treatment of aortic graft infection: A nationwide study
Speaker:   Anders Wanhainen, Uppsala, Sweden
Cell saver should be used for autotransfusion on all cases of open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Speaker:   Thomas Forbes, Toronto, Canada
Procedural results with Azurion FlexArm
Image fusion during EVAR - an overview of registration and implementation strategies plus tips and tricks
Speaker:   Kak Khee Yeung, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Improving AAA measurement accuracy using 3D model automation and xMATRIX technology
Speaker:   Henrik Sillesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Stopping AAA growth
Speaker:   Anders Wanhainen, Uppsala, Sweden
Risk Factors for perioperative mortality following revascularisation for acute aortic occlusion
Speaker:   Mohammad Eslami, Pittsburgh, United States
How to avoid adverse events and reintervention with iliac conformable branching devices: An independent core-lab assessment
Speaker:   TBA
Five-year survival following endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms is improving
Speaker:   Rens Varkevisser, Boston, United States
Measuring the impact of aortic aneurysm repair on quality of life using disease specific assessments
Speaker:   TBA
Endovascular stent graft for aortic aneurysmal disease in large vessel systemic vasculitis
Speaker:   Rajesh Vijayvergiya, Chandigarh, India
Bovine pericardium used to treat infected aortas
Speaker:   Ludovic Canaud, Montpellier, France
Podium 1st: Minimising anatomical challenges with pre-procedural planning and patient suitability - Update from a Canadian multicentre registry on abdominal endograft
Speaker:   Thomas Forbes, Toronto, Canada
How do we fill the open aortic surgery training gap - new methods and ideas
Speaker:   Alan Lumsden, Houston, United States
Alternative routes for treatment with iliac side-branch in the presence of previous EVAR
Speaker:   Nikolaos Tsilimparis, Munich, Germany
 
Abdominal Aortic Abstract presentations
Outcomes of an iliac branch endoprosthesis using the divisional branches of the internal iliac artery as distal landing zone (T)
Speaker:   Mario D'Oria, Torricella (TA), Italy
Lessons learnt from a pilot abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme in Central Greece (T)
Speaker:   Konstantinos Batzalexis, Larissa, Greece
The use of endoanchors allows for safe and efficient treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (S)
Speaker:   Trissa Babrowski, Chicago, United States
Is there any change in quality of life of patients who survive an abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture? (S)
Speaker:   Julien Sfeir, Byblos, Lebanon
Differences in comorbidity between women and men - can they explain the higher risk of mortality in women treated for asymptomatic aortic aneurysms? (T)
Speaker:   Victoria Tedjawirja, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Clinical experience with a patch based large hole closure device (S)
Speaker:   Ioannis Thomas Passaloglou, Berlin, Germany
A new VCD specifically designed for small arterial vessel closure of the extremities (S)
Speaker:   Rex Teeslink, Augusta, United States
Observing a decade of yearly standardised surveillance in elective EVAR patients with a normal postoperative CT angiogram (T)
Speaker:   Anna Geraedts, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Comparison of fenestrated endovascular vs. open repair for juxta and pararenal abdominal aortic aneurysm on short- and long-term clinical outcomes (T)
Speaker:   Petar Zlatanovic, Belgrad, Serbia
Enhanced recovery after surgery protocol vs. EVAR for isolated abdominal aortic aneurysm (S)
Speaker:   Alessandro Robaldo, Cuneo, Italy
Dissection of the superior mesenteric artery: Three-year experience from the SURVI Intestinal Stroke Centre (T)
Speaker:   Iannis Ben Abdallah, Paris, France
Outcomes of open operative management of pararenal/paravisceral aortic infection (S)
Speaker:   Manju Kalra, Rochester, United States
Examining the relationship between graft migratory patterns and aortic anatomy in EVAR: A long-term follow-up study of fourth-generation stent grafts (T)
Speaker:   Ammar Adel Abdullah, London, United Kingdom
Ultrasound surveillance is feasible after endovascular aneurysm repair (T)
Speaker:   Lotta Rakemaa, Turku, Finland
Feasibility and outcomes of endovascular repair of internal Iliac artery aneurysms with flow preservation (T)
Speaker:   Manju Kalra, Rochester, United States
Cost-effectiveness analysis of fenestrated/branched endovascular aortic repair (F/BEVAR) for intact complex aortic aneurysms. A topical review on rationale and evidence (T)
Speaker:   Mario D'Oria, Torricella (TA), Italy
Fast-track open surgical repair vs. EVAR for the treatment of AAA: Short-term results (S)
Speaker:   Paolo Scovazzi, Cuneo, Italy
Safety of patient stratification based on initial imaging follow-up after endovascular aneurysm repair (S)
Speaker:   Suvi Vaaramaki, Tampere, Finland
The effect of suprarenal clamping on kidney function after retroperitoneal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair following an enhanced recovery programme (T)
Speaker:   Alice Phillips, Venice, Italy
The impact of bridging stent and side-branch graft remodelling after branched endovascular aortic repair (S)
Speaker:   Stefano Fazzini, Rome, Italy
A new CT angiography based algorithm to optimise sizing and planning for abdominal chimney endovascular procedures (S)
Speaker:   Stefano Fazzini, Rome, Italy
Duplex ultrasound scanning for endoleak diagnosis after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (S)
Speaker:   Chiara Medini, Ferrera, Italy
Value of preliminary selective lumbar and inferior mesenteric artery embolisation to prevent type II endoleaks after EVAR (S)
Speaker:   Daniela Branzan, Leipzig, Germany
Outcomes for patients turned down for treatment following detection of aneurysms by the national abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme (T)
Speaker:   Kate Stenson, London, United Kingdom
An endovascular approach is safe and effective in the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms detected by the national abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme (T)
Speaker:   Kate Stenson, London, United Kingdom
Mid-term outcomes from the endovascular aneurysm sealing programme at a single, large-volume centre (T)
Speaker:   Kate Stenson, London, United Kingdom
Is 55mm a justifiable threshold for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in octogenarians? Outcomes of intact AAA repair and the influence of comorbidities in a nationwide cohort (T)
Speaker:   Anna Alberga, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Morphological changes after endovascular aneurysm repair in patients with wide infrarenal neck (S)
Speaker:   Pedro (Pere) Altes Mas, Barcelona, Spain
The Carlisle score can help in predicting long-term survival rate following elective infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (T)
Speaker:   Ahmed Elbasty, Farnborough, United Kingdom
Five-year results of robotic surgery for aortoiliac occlusive disease: Current place in minimally invasive vascular surgery (T)
Speaker:   Willy Sutter, Paris, France
Seven years’ experience of open retroperitoneal repair for complex abdominal aortic aneurysms (T)
Speaker:   Martin Hossack, Liverpool, United Kingdom
The management of penetrating aortic ulcer of the abdominal aorta (S)
Speaker:   Konstantin Andreychuk, St Petersburg, Russian Federation
Outcomes of open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in wide infrarenal necks (T)
Speaker:   TBA