European Society for Vascular Surgery

Masterclass 2023

After 4 successful editions, the ESVS Masterclass is back in 2023 and will cover acute and emergent cases in the key topics of vascular surgery.



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FREE for all ESVS members!

No need to register, you will automatically receive a personal code to access the platform the day before the Masterclass.

Share your knowledge at the 5th ESVS Masterclass LIVE !

The European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) is pleased to invite vascular surgeons, trainees and professionals of all related disciplines to contribute to the Scientific Programme of the 5th ESVS Masterclass LIVE, which will be held 100% online every Wednesday evening  starting from 11th of January to 1st of February, 2023

This year, a different topic will be discussed each day. All acute cases are highly welcomed, including, surgical, endovascular and hybrid procedures. You are invited to submit your video focusing on surgical and endovascular techniques in one of the following categories:


Aortic – Carotid – Acute Limb Ischaemia – Vascular Trauma – Vascular Access – Venous surgery – Thrombolysis – Upper limb DVT

Our programme committee


11th January, 19:00 CET: Aortic (Acute & emergency surgery) 
Chairs: Ian Loftus, Hence Verhagen
Case Title Surgeon
Keynote Lecture Hence Verhagen
Rupture or acute infrarenal aortic aneurysm Dainis Krievins
Acute aortic syndrome Jorg de Bruin
Complex case Anders Wanhainen
Aortic Trauma Kakkhee Yeung
Submitted case
18th January, 19:00 CET: Carotid (Acute & emergency surgery) 
Chairs: Sebastian Debus, Barbara Rantner
Case Title Surgeon
Keynote Lecture:When you need acute carotid endarterectomy? Gert J de Borst
Acute carotid dissection Barbara Rantner
Carotid subclavian bypass Vincent Jongkind
Free floating thrombus TBC
Carotid trauma Carl Magnus Wahlgren
Acute carotid thrombectomy Sebastian Debus
Submitted case
25th January, 19:00 CET : PAD & Lower Limb ischaemia (Acute & emergency surgery) 
Chairs:Ivika Heinola, Vincent Jongkind
Case Title Surgeon
IVUS in aorto-iliac revascularisation TBC
Percutaneous rotational thrombectomy in stent occlusions Çagdas Ünlü
IVUS in arterial side Olaf Bakker
3 level revascularisation Maarit Venermo
Embolectomy Vincent Jongkind
Keynote Lecture: Acute claudication Vincent Jongkind
Submitted case TBC
 1st February, 19:00 CET : Vascular Access (Acute & emergency surgery) 
Chairs: Philippe Kolh, Stavros Kakkos
Case Title Surgeon
Keynote Lecture:Management of anti thrombotic treatment in vascular access TBC
High flow AV fistula Matthias K. Widmer
Acute case 1 André Isaak
Acute case 2 François Saucy
Acute case 3 Richard Kellersmann
Access rescue Flavia Gentile
AV Case
Maarten Snoeijs
Submitted case
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