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Deep Venous Intervention in Acute DVT, Post-Thrombotic and Non-Thrombotic Iliac Vein Lesions

2 December @ 12:00 - 3 December @ 16:30



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Deep Venous Intervention in Acute DVT, Post-Thrombotic and Non-Thrombotic Iliac Vein Lesions
15 available

We are proud to announce a brand new face-to-face course in the Venous Pathway!

Deep Venous Intervention in Acute DVT, Post-Thrombotic and Non-Thrombotic Iliac Vein Lesions

In collaboration with the 2nd Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Athens

You will be expertly guided by:
Event Lead:
Prof. Efthymios Avgerinos
(ESVS Academy, Shadow Venous Pathway Lead) Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Honorary Faculty:
Prof. Athanasios Giannoukas
(UEMS Representative), Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
Prof. John Kakisis (ESVS Representative), 1st Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Prof. Chris Klonaris (Chairman – 2nd Department of Vascular Surgery – Hosting Institution), 2nd Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Prof. Emeritus Christos Liapis (Former ESVS President), Clinic of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Athens Medical Centre, Greece

Local Faculty:
Vasssilis Bouris
, Vascular Surgeon
Athanasios Katsargyris, Vascular Surgeon
Miltos Krokidis, Interventional Radiologist
Nikolaos Liasis, Radiologist, Ultrasound Specialist
George Tzavellas, Vascular Surgeon

International Faculty:
Domenico Baccilieri,
Vascular Surgeon, Milan, Italy
M. Dumantepe, Vascular Surgeon, Istanbul, Turkey
Houman Jalaie, Vascular Surgeon, Aachen, Germany
Marta Ortega, Vascular Surgeon, Madrid, Spain

Objective: As deep venous interventions are rising, there is increasing demand for a better understanding of appropriate indications and techniques. This is a hands-on workshop on deep venous procedures on live anaesthetised pigs in the operating theatre, including thrombectomy, stenting, IVUS, IVC filter placement and retrieval. Attendees will attend in-depth lectures by international experts on how to identify appropriate patients and how to use contemporary thrombectomy devices, dedicated venous stents and IVUS. Case discussions, silicon models and simulators will complete the educational activity. To maintain close interaction with the faculty, the workshop will be for 15 attendees.

Thrombectomy – Thrombolysis
Venous Stenting in Acute DVT, PTS, NIVLs
Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
IVC Filter Placement and Advanced Retrieval
Case Discussions – Hands-on Workshops – Simulators and Animal Lab

Full Programme

Target audience: The course is designed for vascular surgeons, angiologists and interventional radiologists. No prior experience is required.

Accreditation: CME and Medtech accreditation are being sought for this event.

Registration and Cancellation policy: € 700 for ESVS members and €880 for non-members. The fee/registration includes: course material (faculty presentations), meals (lunch x2, and one dinner at the end of the first day of the course), transport from the hotel to the event venue on day 2. The fee/registration does not include flights, transport to and from airport, accommodation and additional meals.

For registration and logistics information please contact the ESVS office: info@esvs.org. Questions regarding course content, qualifications etc. can be addressed to efavgerinos@gmail.com Please note that the course is dependent on final registration numbers. The final decision of whether the course will be conducted is announced on the website no later than one calendar month before the course starts. Travel and accommodation must therefore not be booked until this message is given – ESVS is not financially responsible if the event has to be cancelled due to low numbers, in this timeframe. For cancellations received by participants more than 20 days before the event, a refund will be given less an administration fee of 10 EUR. For cancellations received less than 20 days before the event, no refund is possible.

Participants are advised that photographs and video recordings may be taken during the course. By participating in the course and entering in the venue, you consent to the publication, release, exhibition and reproduction of such materials to be used for the ESVS website, ESVS communications and on ESVS social media.

VenueDay 1: Laiko Hospital, “Phaidon Fessas” Amphitheater, Agiou Thoma 17 street, Athens 11527, Greece. Day 2: Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens, Soranou tou Efesiou 4, Athens 115 27, Greece

Suggested nearby accommodation: watch this space!

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Commercial names of medical devices/software/equipment may appear in this content because they are linked to specific medical procedures, which are the focus of this training material. Other products in the market can be used to perform the aforementioned medical procedures. The ESVS does not endorse any particular product.


2 December @ 12:00
3 December @ 16:30
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Agiou Thoma 17 street
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