Cook Medical Training Unit – Training Suite 1 & 2
“Connect, train, and learn from the experts.”
The 23rd European Vascular Course (EVC) will take place in Maastricht, the Netherlands, from 10-12 March 2019. Cook Medical invites all EVC attendees to stop by the Cook Training Unit in the exhibition hall. Attendees will get the opportunity to connect, train, and learn from the experts in interactive and exclusive workshops.
To sign up for any of the workshops below, please contact Zoe Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshops EVC 2019
Training Suite 1 & 2: Sunday, 10 March, 14:00-16:00
Challenges in the treatment of infrarenal aneurysms — considerations for a durable repair (EVAR): Key points when treating abdominal aneurysms
Learn about endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms and how to obtain a durable repair. Mr. Mark Tyrrell, Consultant Vascular Surgeon from London, has a large experience with EVAR and is ready to answer your questions in this interactive workshop. Using case presentations, Mr. Tyrrell will demonstrate the importance of planning for the best possible durable repair.
Training Suite 1 & 2: Monday, 11 March, 11:00-13:00
Strategies in the treatment of thoracic aneurysms – considerations for a durable repair (TEVAR)
Learn about endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms and how to obtain a durable repair. Professor Bijan Modarai, Consultant Vascular Surgeon from London, has a large experience with TEVAR and is ready to answer your questions in this interactive workshop. Using case presentations, Professor Modarai will demonstrate the importance of planning for the best possible durable repair.
Training Suite 1 & 2: Tuesday, 12 March, 11:00-13:00
Challenges in the treatment of infrarenal aneurysms – considerations for a durable repair in patients with a short neck (FEVAR)
Learn how to treat short necks using fenestrated EVAR. Dr. Nuno Dias from Sweden will share his experience with fenestrated grafts and how to obtain successful outcomes and the importance of planning for a durable repair.
Training Suite 1 & 2: Monday, 11 March, 14:00-16:00
Techniques in Lower Limb Preservation
“Approaches to below the knee angioplasty”
Speaker: Dr. Anton Collins, Interventional Radiologist, Belfast, UK
Discover how the changing approaches to below the knee angioplasty are contributing to the growing success of lower limb preservation, and hear from our experts about their techniques, technologies, and challenges. Learn how their tools of the trade and wealth of experience help to overcome these challenges to restore adequate perfusion to lower limbs using an endovascular approach.
“Vascular Limb Salvage Clinics: Are they supported by evidence of benefit?”
Speaker: Dr. Robert Davies, Vascular Surgeon, Leicester, UK
Participate in an informative and stimulating case study discussion, and learn from experts in the Vascular Limb Salvage (VaLS) clinic about their mission to quickly identify and treat patients with circulatory problems to effectively prevent amputation. This workshop will be very interactive, so we encourage you to ask questions to get the most valuable educational experience possible, and challenge our experts to gain a greater understanding of the thought processes behind the decision making for below the knee revascularization.
Training Suite 1 & 2: Tuesday, 12 March, 08:30-10:30
Venous interventions – Opening deep veins, PE prevention, and pelvic venous embolization
Speaker: Dr. Carsten Arnoldussen, Interventional Radiologist, Maastricht/Venlo
The attention for venous interventions has rapidly increased in recent years. Dr. Carsten Arnoldussen, a well-known venous expert, will discuss the appropriate indications and treatment techniques for patients with a deep venous obstruction. Dr. Arnoldussen will also explain IVC filter placement and retrieval as well as how to perform a pelvic embolization. Participants are encouraged to ask questions. After the initial presentation, participants will get hands-on experience at each workstation using the devices indicated for these treatments.
- Workstation 1: Attendees will have the opportunity to perform venous stent placement. Helpful technical and procedural details for venous stenting will be discussed.
- Workstation 2: Attendees will perform an ovarian vein embolization and learn about the different techniques of coil placement.
- Workstation 3: Attendees will perform vena cava filter placement and retrieval. The indications for filter placement and the importance of retrieval will be discussed.
All physicians listed are paid consultants of Cook Medical.