Translational meeting

7-8 June 2022, Stockholm, Sweden


Translational science – from bench to bedside ↓


Limb ischaemia – from pathophysiology to clinic


This meeting aims to merge basic researchers, physicians and industry to give scientific updates on burning issues.


Oral abstract presentations and posters with Young Investigator Awards


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ESVS has blocked rooms in the closest hotel to the venu: Carolina Elite Hotel



Auditorium Sune Bergstrom

Solnavägen 30

171 64 Solna



If you are a medical company, join us onsite as an exhibitor!

Social Event

The City Hall of Stockholm and the Region of Stockholm invite all participants for a networking evening.

If you are interested, please book your free ticket: the names of all participants need to be communicated to the City Hall in advance


Taxi, bus, train… You have many options to reach the venue.

TAXI: 31mn / 45€

FLYGBUSSARNA BUS: 31mn / 12€ (stop at Karolinska Sjukhuset Eugeniavägen)

TRAIN+BUS: 50mn / (Arlanda Express + 3 > stop at Karolinska Sjukhuset Eugeniavägen)


The ESVS Translational Meeting, taking place from 7th to 8th June, 2022 in Stockholm, Sweden has been granted 10 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).


Tuesday, 7th June 2022

12:00-12:05 Welcome address  
Session 1: CLTI – the deadly CVD partner
12:05  Clinical introduction – the Unmet needs : Health impact of CLTI Birgitta Sigvant, Sweden
12:20 Keynote lecture: Thearpeutic advances in CVD treatment Nick Leeper, USA
12:50 Genetics of muscle inflammation in chronic limb-threatening ischemia: The TNF-α hypothesis Diego Caicedo Valdés, Spain
13:05 Vein Bypass versus Nitinol Stent in Long Femoropopliteal Lesions. 4-Year Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial Florian Enzmann, Austria
13:20 Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 6 (PCSK6) plays a Role in Angiogenesis Regulation Melody Chemaly, Sweden
13:35 Arterial vs. venous cytokine profile in patients with LEAD Riikka Tulamo, Finland
13.50 Gender related differences in chronic limb threatening ischemia due to femoro-popliteal disease Laura Yáñez García, Spain
14.05 Panel Discussion  
14:15-15:15 Coffee break & poster viewing  
Session 2: From bad to worse – ALI in the pandemic
15:15 Clinical introduction – the Unmet needs: COVID-19 and ALI IRL Christian-Alexander Behrendt, Germany
15:30 Keynote lecture:COVID-19 and vascular dysfunction Christer Betzholtz, Sweden
16:00 COVID-19 infection and acute mesenteric ischemia Tina Cohnert, Austria
16:30 The influence of gut microbiome metabolites on endothelial junction integrity – implications for aortic dissection? Thorsten Eierhoff, Germany
16:45 Panel discussion
17:00 – 18:00 Poster viewing  
19:00 City hall banquet  


Wednesday, 8th June 2022
Session 3: Mitigating failure after CLTI treatment
08:00 Clinical introduction – the Unmet needs : Clinical aspects on CLTI reconstrcution failure Joe Mills,USA
08:15 Keynote lecture: The pathophysiology of lower limb atherosclerosis Aloke Finn, USA
08:45 Determining the mechanism and safety of vessel preparation devices in calcified tibial arteries with histologic validation Trisha Roy, USA
09:00 Cystathionine gamma lyase (CGL) enzyme activity is crucial in hindlimb ischemia recovery through NAD-dependent mechanisms Kevin Kiesworo, Switzerland
09:15 Sodium Thiosulfate, a source of Hydrogen Sulfide, promotes angiogenesis and revascularization via metabolic reprogramming of endothelial cells. Florent Allagnat, Switzerland
09:30 Panel Discussion
10:00-11:00 Coffee break & poster viewing
Session 4: The worst of the worst-Diabetic CLTI
11:00 Clinical introduction – the Unmet needs: The clinical manifestations of diabetic CLTI Florian Dick, Switzerland
11:15 Keynote lecture:The pathophysiology behind diabetic vasculopathy and CLTI Kathryn Gallagher, USA
11:45 Calcification and inflammation related pathways are induced in atherosclerotic plaques of diabetic patients Glykeria Karadimou, Sweden
12:00 Evaluation of microcirculatory changes before and after endovascular intervention using a new multimodal imaging system Sofie Aronsson, Sweden
12:15 Evaluation of the angiosome concept using near-infrared fluorescence with indocyanine green. Bien Ferrari, Netherlands
12:30 Microcirculation assessment of the foot using laser speckle contrast imaging during endovascular and hybrid revascularisation procedures in patients with chronic limb threatening ischemia Bryan Wermelink, Netherlands
12:45 Near-infrared fluorescence with indocyanine green to predict clinical outcome after revascularization. Floris Tange, Netherlands
13:00 Panel discussion  
13:15-14:15 Lunch & poster viewing  
Session 5:Emerging horizons in CLTI management 
14:15 Clinical introduction – the Unmet needs:Recent clinical developments Joakim Nordanstig, Sweden
14.30 Keynote lecture:CLTI R&D  Nabil Chakfé, France
15.00 Fibrin-based bioartificial blood vessels – The journey towards a biologically active vascular prosthesis for peripheral revascularization Florian Helms, Germany 
15.15 Vascular grafts collagen coating resorption and healing process in humans Salomé Kuntz, France
15:30 Creation of  functional autologous arteriovenous fistulae in a large animal model using a synthetic biodegradable graft Paul J. Besseling, Netherlands
15:45 Leukocyte- and platelet rich fibrin (L-PRF) as a treatment of refractory vascular ulcers: first results of a prospective cohort study. Dries Dorpmans, Belgium
16:00 Panel discussion & prize ceremony  
16:15 Adjourn  
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