CX 2021 Programme

Thoracic Aortic Challenges - Thursday, 28th April
Venue:   Kensington 1
Arch aortic challenges 08:00-09:00
Traumatic aortic transection can be managed conservatively in many patients
Speaker:   Michel Makaroun, Pittsburgh, United States
Treatment of Penetrating Aortic Ulcer (PAU) with a balloon expandable covered stent - A multicentre experience
Speaker:   Nikolaos Tsilimparis, Munich, Germany
From novel operation (the Branched Stented Anastamosis Frozen Elephant Trunk Repair (B-SAFER) PS-IDE) to novel device (PHASTER / Neo LSA EFS) for hybrid total arch replacement
Speaker:   TBA
Reoperation of the aortic arch
Speaker:   TBA
Endospan NEXUS Endograft for Zone 1 disease of the aortic arch
The TRIOMPHE pivotal IDE study assesses the NEXUS device (Endospan) in some of the most challenging aortic arch pathologies that we encounter
Speaker:   Ross Milner, Chicago, United States
Arch aortic challenges continued 09:00-10:00
Techniques and outcomes from proximal thoracic graft infections
Speaker:   TBA
Revascularisation of the left subclavian does matter
Speaker:   Martin Funovics, Vienna, Austria
Optimizing Percutaneous thoracic abdominal aortic aneurysm - Results and takeaways from high-volume, single centre study
Speaker:   Nikolaos Tsilimparis, Munich, Germany
A novel technique combining surgical ascending /arch repair with a thoracic single side branch device
Speaker:   TBA
Two-year patency outcomes of the treatment of thoracoabdominal aneurysms with the Zenith® t Branch® Thoracoabdominal Endovascular Graft
Speaker:   Nikolaos Tsilimparis, Munich, Germany
Preoperative and postoperative predictors of clinical outcomes of F/BEVAR: an Italian multicenter registry
Speaker:   TBA
Networking break - Coffee 10:00-10:30
Thoracic aortic dissection challenges 10:30-11:30
Hybrid treatment of acute type A dissection with zone 2 arch graft and sequential thoracic endovascular aortic repair to coeliac: Concept to reality
Speaker:   TBA
View of Jean Panneton: Zone 2 thoracic endovascular aortic repair provides better outcomes than zone 3 for patients with acute complicated Type B aortic dissection
Speaker:   Jean Panneton, Norfolk, United States
View of Roberto Chiesa: This may be so but open surgery does not represent a valid alternative
Speaker:   Roberto Chiesa, Milan, Italy
Oral Anticoagulation in Conservatively Treated Aortic Dissection (ORCA)
Speaker:   Alexander Zimmermann, Zurich, Switzerland
Persistent flow in false lumen in arch and TAAA chronic dissections
Speaker:   Stephan Haulon, Paris, France
Thoracic aortic dissection challenges continued 11:30-12:30
Five-year results of STABLE II study for the endovascular treatment of complicated, acute type B aortic dissection with a composite device design
Speaker:   Joseph Lombardi, Camden, United States
CX Debate: Frozen elephant Trunk (FET) should be used rather than branched and fenestrated arch procedures for chronic thoraoabdominal dissection

For the motion

Against the motion

Identifying at risk patients with uncomplicated Type B dissections: Who could benefit most from thoracic endovascular aortic repair
Speaker:   Vikram Puttaswamy, Roseville, Australia
Networking break - Lunch 13:00-13:30
ThoracoAbdominal Aortic Challenges (TAA) 13:30-14:30
CX Debate: Spinal drainage should be used routinely for open and endovascular thoracoabdominal procedures

For the motion
Germano Melissano, Milan, Italy

Against the motion

Long term outcomes of embolisation of type 1 endoleaks
Speaker:   Robert Morgan, Dorking, United Kingdom
Edited case: Performing a 3-branched arch thoracic endovascular aortic repair
Speaker:   Maani Hakimi, Luzern, Switzerland
Inner vs outer branches for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm endo repairs
Speaker:   Timothy Resch, Malmo, Sweden
Radiation reduction challenges 14:30-15:30
Evidence of radiation exposure induced chromosomal aberrations in endovascular operators
Speaker:   Bijan Modarai, London, United Kingdom
Podium 1st: Role of intravascular ultrasound for in situ sizing and technical assessment of directional branches during branched endovascular aortic repair
Speaker:   Michele Antonello, Padua, Italy
Radiation dose exposure on patients undergoing complex revascularization procedure for aorto-iliac occlusive disease
Speaker:   TBA
IVUS guidance for aortoiliac stenotic disease: a benefit in terms of radiation reduction, procedure time and outcome
Speaker:   TBA
Digital variance angiography significantly reduces the radiation dose during lower extremity diagnostic angiographies without affecting the image quality
Speaker:   TBA
3-D overlay technology with artificial intelligence maps can reduce radiation exposure and improve safety in aneurysm repair
Speaker:   TBA
Networking break - Tea 15:30-16:00