ACCREDITATION

The VISAR 2019 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 11 European CME credits (ECMEC®s).
The event has furthermore been accredited by the Österreichische Ärztekammer with 17 DFP.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2019

ROOM 1

 

Session 1: AAA

Chair: Dittmar Böckler
Chair: Siegfried Thurnher

09:00 – 09:10
Welcome Address by the course organisers

09:10 – 09:30
State of the art – The Gold Standard: AAA Repair in 2019
Christoph Neumayer

09:30 – 09:35
Rapid fire #1: NICE guidelines in 5 min
Tina Cohnert

09:35 – 09:40
Rapid fire #2: Criticism of NICE guidelines
Bijan Modarai

09:40 – 10:00
Bailout case(s): AAA
Afshin Assadian

10:00 – 10:45
Discussion
Afshin Assadian, Dittmar Böckler, Tina Cohnert, Christian Luft, Bijan Modarai, Christoph Neumayer, Siegfried Thurnher

Session 2: The internal iliac artery

Chair: Jürg Schmidli
Chair: Thomas Rand

11:15 – 11:25
State of the art: When and why and how to salvage the hypogastric artery
Jürgen Falkensammer

11:25 – 11:30
Rapid fire #1: Endo – The Cook device
Martin Funovics

11:30 – 11:35
Rapid fire #2: Endo – The Gore device
Dittmar Böckler

11:35 – 11:40
Rapid fire #3: Endo – The Terumo device
Fadi Taher

11:40 – 11:45
Rapid fire #4: Endo – The Jotec device
Miriam Kliewer

11:45 – 12:05
Bailout case(s): Surgical repair of the IIA
Christoph Domenig

12:05 – 12:35
Discussion
Dittmar Böckler, Jürgen Falkensammer, Martin Funovics, Jürg Schmidli, Thomas Rand, Christoph Domenig, Miriam Kliewer, Fadi Taher, Rupert Portugaller, Joachim Kettenbach

Session 3: Acute TAAD

Chair: Anthony Estrera
Chair: Malcolm Underwood

14:05 – 14:15
State of the art: TAAD treatment in 2019
Marek Ehrlich

14:15 – 14:20
Rapid fire #1: Who needs a Frozen Trunk in acute type A Dissection: It is all about survival
Malakh Shrestha

14:20 – 14:25
Rapid fire #2: Why we should do Total Arch Repair in AC Type A Dissection
George Matalanis

14:25 – 14:30
Rapid fire #3: Straight deep hypothermia in acute type A Dissection
Steven Lansman

14:30 – 15:00
Bailout case(s): Acute TAAD
Stephane Mahr

15:00 – 15:40
Discussion
Oliver Bernecker, Marek Ehrlich, Anthony Estrera, Steven Lansman, Stephane Mahr, George Matalanis, Malcolm Underwood, Malakh Shrestha

Session 4: Aortic arch

Chair: Joseph Coselli
Chair: Marek Ehrlich

16:10 – 16:20
State of the art: Current challenges in aortic arch repair
Anthony Estrera

16:20 – 16:25
Rapid fire #1: Surgery or Debranching the arch
Steven Lansman

16:25 – 16:30
Rapid fire #2: Difference in aortic arch repair between Asia and Europe
Malcolm Underwood

16:30 – 16:35
Rapid fire #3: Wishlist to industry
Christoph Nienaber

16:35 – 17:00
Bailout case(s): Aortic arch repair
Michael Grimm

17:05 – 17:45
Discussion
Joseph Coselli, Anthony Estrera, Martin Grabenwöger, Michael Grimm, Steven Lansman, Christoph Nienaber, Malcolm Underwood, Eric Verhoeven, Marek Ehrlich

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2019

ROOM 1

 

Session 5: Descending aorta

Chair: George Matalanis
Chair: Günther Laufer

09:00 – 09:10
State of the art – Treatment algorithm for acute aortic syndrome
Alexander Zimmermann

09:10 – 09:13
Rapid fire #1 – FET for Descending Aortic Patholgoy
Martin Grabenwöger

09:13 – 09:16
Rapid Fire #2 – Endovascular challenges
Klaus Hausegger

09:16 – 09:19
Rapid Fire #3 – The PAU – over- or undertreated?
Albert Busch

09:19 – 09:49
Bailout case(s) – Descending aorta
Anthony Estrera

09:49 – 10:35
Discussion
Albert Busch, Anthony Estrera, Michael Grimm, Klaus Hausegger, Steven Lansmann, George Matalanis, Christoph Nienaber, Alexander Zimmermann, Günther Laufer, Martin Grabenwöger

Session 6: EVC/VISAR Joint session - Thoracoabdominal aorta

Chair: Eric Verhoeven
Chair: Michael Jacobs

11:00 – 11:15
State of the art: TAAA – Open or Endo
Joseph Coselli

11:15 – 11:20
Rapid fire #1: Events during (long) F/BEVAR waiting times
Eric Verhoeven

11:20 – 11:25
Rapid Fire #2: Spinal Ischemia – Prevention during implantation
Christian Etz

11:25 – 11:30
Rapid Fire #3: Spinal Ischemia – Postoperative SOP
Peter Wohlrab

11:30 – 12:00
Bailout case(s): TAAA
Michael Jacobs

12:00 – 12:40
Discussion
Manfred Cejna, Joseph Coselli, Hannes Deutschmann, Christian Etz, Martin Grabenwöger, Michael Jacobs, Eric Verhoeven, Peter Wohlrab

Session 7: Juxtarenal AAA

Chair: Jürg Schmidli
Chair: Martin Funovics

14:10 – 14:20
State of the art: Criteria for juxtarenal AAA treatment
Rupert Portugaller

14:20 – 14:23
Rapid fire #1: When to pass on open surgery
Christoph Domenig

14:23 – 14:26
Rapid Fire #2: When to pass on fEVAR
Afshin Assadian

14:26 – 16:29
Rapid Fire #3: How to treat failed fEVAR
Joseph Coselli

14:29 – 14:59
Bailout case(s): Juxtarenal AAA
Eric Verhoeven

14:59 – 15:45
Discussion
Afshin Assadian, Joseph Coselli, Rupert Portugaller, Jürg Schmidli, Eric Verhoeven, Christoph Domenig, Martin Funovics

Session 8: Future of aortic therapies

Chair: Hannes Deutschmann
Chair: Manfred Cejna

16:15 – 16:30
Presentation: Genetic mapping for aortic pathologies – current status and future perspectives
Christoph Binder

16:30 – 16:45
Presentation: The value of Finite elements in complex case planning – an imperative future technology
Jean-Noel Albertini

16:45 – 17:00
Presentation: Pre – peri and postoperative imaging  a step away from ionizing radiation
Christian Loewe

17:00 – 17:15
Presentation: Future training concepts for the treatment of aortic pathologies
Michael Jacobs

17:15 – 17:30
Presentation: Sense and nonsense of Prevention medicine – from health in all policies to targeted aneurysm screening
Joseph Coselli

17:30 – 17:55
Roundtable discussion
Christoph Binder, Jean-Noel Albertini, Christian Loewe, Michael Jacobs, Manfred Cejna, Joseph Coselli, Hannes Deutschmann