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Learning Centres


The Learning Centres at CIRSE 2018 will provide an excellent opportunity for all congress delegates to test the latest interventional devices, gain hands-on experience with new equipment and talk to industry representatives.

The following companies will provide Learning Centres at CIRSE 2018:

Abbott Vascular
BD
Boston Scientific

BTG
Cook Medical

Cordis, a Cardinal Health Company
Guerbet
Medtronic
Merit Medical

Straub Medical
Terumo Europe

Please note that CIRSE is not responsible for the information provided at the Learning Centres.




Abbott Vascular

Meet the Expert Hands-on Workshops

Abbott has developed an interactive programme for CIRSE 2018. During peer-to-peer expert sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about Abbott solutions for PAD and embolisation treatments.

Areas that will be covered include:

Guidewires: design and clinical usage
The guidewires workshops will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn from expert physicians how peripheral guidewires are designed, how to use them and best selection strategies.

Sunday, September 23, 11:15-12:15
M. Manzi (Abano Terme/IT)

Monday, September 24, 11:15-12:15
J.C. van den Berg (Lugano/CH)


Vascular Plugs: embolisation therapy workshops
Vascular plugs are designed to provide optimal embolisation through single-device solution, full cross-sectional vessel coverage and controlled, precise deployment. Join the sessions to learn more about the different designs, clinical indications and how to do a safe and effective placement using Abbott simulators.

Saturday, September 22, 11:00-12:00
C.A. Binkert (Winterthur/CH)

Saturday, September 22, 13:30-14:30
M. Sapoval (Paris/FR)

Sunday, September 23, 14:00-15:00
M.A. De Gregorio (Zaragoza/ES), J.A. Guirola (Zaragoza/ES)


Vessel Closure: best practices
During this technical workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to learn best practices in arterial and venous femoral access and closure (small and large bore), and to practice with vessel closure wet models.

Sunday, September 23, 09:45-10:45 – Small Bore
A. Diamantopoulos (London/UK)

Monday, September 24, 09:45-10:45 – Large Bore
L. Patrone (London/UK)


SFA: new technologies
Join this session to know more about the latest innovations for SFA treatment including the presentation of Supera Pro.

Saturday, September 22, 15:00-16:00
K. Deloose (Dendermonde/BE)

To learn more about Abbott Learning Centre programme, please contact Abbott representatives or visit the Abbott booth.

Supera Pro is a trademark of the Abbott Group of Companies.
Products intended for use by or under the direction of a physician. Prior to use, it is important to read the package insert thoroughly for instructions for use, warnings and potential complications associated with use of this device. Information contained herein is for distribution for Europe, Middle East and Africa ONLY. Please check the regulatory status of the device before distribution in areas where CE marking is not the regulation in force.
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For more information, visit our website at vascular.abbott.com
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BD

Location: BD Learning Centre
Booth Number: 31

Meet the Expert session - DCB treatment algorithm for dysfunctional fistula
Sunday, September 23, 10:30-11:30
S.O. Trerotola (Philadelphia, PA/US)

Overview:

  • LUTONIX® AV clinical trials updates
  • ​How DCBs fit into the treatment algorithm for dysfunctional fistulae
  • Technical tips and tricks for DCBs
  • Lessons learned from the LUTONIX® AV IDE clinical trial


To register:
Please email Lidia Valles (Lidia.Valles@crbard.com) to register your interest. Please note that places are limited. Registering your interest does not guarantee registration.



Meet the Expert session - Deep venous interventions: from basic to challenging cases with the Venovo™ venous stent system
Sunday, September 23, 12:30-13:30
R. de Graaf (Friedrichshafen/DE)

Overview:
The session will cover an overview of endovascular deep venous intervention including tips and tricks followed by a Venovo™ venous stent system demonstration. Dr. R. De Graaf will show his basic and challenging deep venous cases, including recorded live cases. Participants are welcome to bring their DV cases with them and ask open questions.

To register:
Please email Noemi Talero (Lidia.Valles@crbard.com) to register your interest. Please note that places are limited. Registering your interest does not guarantee registration.



Meet the Expert session - Treat the dysfunctional AV access. How would you do it?
Sunday, September 23, 14:00-15:00
B. Dolmatch (Mountain View, CA/US), P.M. Kitrou (Patras/GR)

Overview:
The training will show cases from different anatomical regions (cephalic arch, ouflow veins, venous-graft anastomosis, arterio-venous anastomosis etc.) and how to treat them.

  • Update of BD covered stents. The road to COVERA®. - Dr. Dolmatch
  • LUTONIX® DCB for the treatment of dysfunctional dialysis access. - Dr. Kitrou
  • “How would you do it?” presentation of cases in specific regions. - Dr. Dolmatch & Dr. Kitrou


To register:
Please email Noemi Talero (Lidia.Valles@crbard.com) to register your interest. Please note that places are limited. Registering your interest does not guarantee registration.



Meet the Expert session - Managing challenging CLI cases
Monday, September 24, 14:00-15:00
M. Palena (Abano Terme/IT)

Overview:
This session will give the opportunity to discuss challenging CLI cases with one of the most knowledgeable experts on diabetic foot management. Dr Palena will share tips & tricks on how to access and treat BTK/BTA lesions and present his successful experience with LUTONIX®

To register:
Please email Noemi Talero (Lidia.Valles@crbard.com) to register your interest. Please note that places are limited. Registering your interest does not guarantee registration.

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Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific has developed a dedicated Meet the Expert programme in their Learning Centre room with focus on the following areas:

Deepen your insights into interventional oncology health economics
H. Rio Tinto (Lisbon/PT)
Cristina Giretti – Senior Manager Health Economics and Market access (Milan/IT)

Saturday, September 22, 13:30-14:30

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the basics of health economic evaluations with tangible examples applied to oncology and interventional oncology of HCC
  • Deepen the health economics of DEB-TACE
  • Be able to compare the cost efficacy of the treatment with other oncological medical treatments


How should I treat a patient presenting with acute iliofemoral DVT?
R. de Graaf (Friedrichshafen/DE)
Saturday, September 22, 15:00-16:00

Learning objectives:

  • Exchange with a leading expert on venous stenting (when, why, how?)
  • Learn best practices to optimise performance of Wallstent Uni™ and/ or Vici stent in venous indications


Do´s and don’ts in BTK arteries
J.C. van den Berg (Lugano/CH)
Sunday, September 23, 10:45-11:45

Learning objectives:

  • Exchange with a leading expert on BTK treatment
  • Learn best practices using 0.014” guidewires
  • Discuss cases of challenging lesions


Collaborative & effective approach to changing PAE guidelines
N. Hacking (Southampton/UK)
Sunday, September 23, 12:00-13:00

Learning objectives:

  • Learn a step by step process of how Dr Hacking worked with NICE, BAUS and BSIR to bring about change in treatment guidelines for patients with BPH in the UK


PAE technique
F. Wolf (Vienna/AT)
Sunday, September 23, 13:00-14:00

Learning objectives:

  • Learn the different procedural steps of embolising a patient with BPH
  • Understand which patient can benefit
  • Learn post embolisation care and management


Actively increase your referrals!
P.N.M. Lohle (Tilburg/NL), U. Teichgräber (Jena/DE), F. Wolf (Vienna/AT)
Sunday, September 23, 14:30-16:00

Learning objectives:

  • Learn from leading experts on PAE and UAE how to increase referrals
  • Discuss concrete actions and their benefice and how to implement them


Do´s and don’ts in retrograde approach
M. Palena (Abano Terme/IT)
Monday, September 24, 10.30-11:30

Learning objectives:

  • Discuss different techniques of below the knee arteries revascularisation
  • Learn best practice, tips and tricks using 0.014” guidewires


IMPERIAL: first head-to-head DES SFA trial
S. Müller-Hülsbeck (Flensburg/DE), J. Kokate (Minneapolis, MN/US), J. Diaz-Cartelle (Boston, MA/US)​
Monday, September 24, 13:00-14:00

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the Level 1 data from IMPERIAL, the first trial comparing two DES for the SFA
  • Learn about the science behind ELUVIA, the only DES offering sustained drug release beyond 1 year


Eliminating the clot: the role of Angiojet in mechanical thrombectomy.
A.J. Wigham (London/UK)
Monday, September 24, 14:00-15:00

Learning objectives:

  • Exchange with a leading expert on best practices for thrombectomy with Angiojet™ system
  • Discuss the benefits of ZelanteDVT catheter for DVT patients
  • Identify patients who could benefit from Angiojet thrombectomy therapy


Emborrhoid technique 
V. Vidal (Marseille/FR)
Monday, September 24, 15:30-16:30

Learning objectives:

  • Learn the different procedural steps of embolising a patient with haemorrhoids
  • Understand which patient can benefit
  • Learn post embolisation care and management

Hands-On Workshop – medical students
Tuesday, September 25, 10:00-12:00

The session will be broken down into 5 rotations enabling the medical students to get hands-on with different products, their history and reason for manufacturing, and when and how they are used:

  1. Embozene TANDEM™ Microspheres, Embozene™ Microspheres & PVA
  2. Pushable Coils
  3. Detachable Coils
  4. Interlock deployment through Direxion into flow model
  5. Feedback on needs of Jr Drs

Registration via CIRSE

Hands-On Workshop – residents & young IRs
Tuesday, September 25, 13:00-15:00

The session will be broken down into 5 rotations enabling the IRs to get hands-on with different products, their history and reason for manufacturing, and when and how they are used:

  1. Embozene TANDEM™ Microspheres, Embozene™ Microspheres & PVA
  2. Pushable Coils
  3. Detachable Coils
  4. Interlock deployment through Direxion into flow model
  5. Feedback on needs of residents & young IRs

Registration via CIRSE

Boston Scientific Learning Centre will remain open for delegates who would like to learn more about our broad range of high performance solutions in the vascular, embolisation and interventional oncology fields.

Click here to register to one or more Meet the Expert sessions or visit our booth.

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BTG 

Learning Centre: DC Bead LUMI™ practical workshop

Meet the BTG R&D team who will take you through the technical considerations for successful delivery of DC Bead LUMI™. Learn about the development of the technology and the benefits that radiopacity can offer for TACE procedures through case discussions.

30 minute hands-on sessions plus Q&A, maximum 5 participants per session.

Session Times every day from 11:00-11:30 and 14:00-14:30

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Cook Medical

The following presentations take place on the Cook booth:

EndoWars
EndoWars is a simulator competition for fellows to test their endovascular skills by successfully placing a Zilver® PTX® stent in the SFA in the shortest amount of time. All attendees are welcome to try their hand, but only fellows can join the competition.

Dr. Fabrizio Fanelli, professor of radiology and director of the vascular and interventional radiology department at Careggi University Hospital in Florence, Italy, will introduce EndoWars and take the challenge at 11:30, Saturday, 22 September.  Fellows will then work to beat his time.

Saturday, September 22 – Monday, September 24
11:30-16:00



Meet the Experts
Visit the Cook booth to listen and talk to some of the world’s leading venous experts. Enjoy an opportunity to ask questions and network in an informal setting:

Sunday, September 23, 10:00-10:45
Pelvic vein embolisation, our approach in The Whiteley Clinic

P. Diwakar (London/UK)

Monday, September 24, 10:00-10:45
Treatment of patients with chronic venous obstructions, our approach

G.J. O’Sullivan (Galway/IE), R. de Graaf (Friedrichshafen/DE)

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Cordis, a Cardinal Health Company

Visit the Cordis booth and join us at our Experience Suite to improve your expertise during simulation sessions on EVAR procedure, SFA treatment and complex peripheral CTO cases.

Attend these sessions if you want to:

  • understand how to improve outcomes in AAA treatment and to learn more about the latest development in EVAR technology – INCRAFT™ AAA Stent Graft System;
  • familiarize with device selection for SFA treatment based on lesion complexity and perform SFA cases with S.M.A.R.T. FLEX™ Vascular Stent System;
  • have insights on how technology drives performance and enhance your skills with OUTBACK ELITE™ Re-Entry Catheter;
  • learn more about advantages of MYNXGRIP® Vascular Closure Device.


How to participate:

No need to register to get your personalised demonstrations. Our experts will welcome you at Cordis booth (14) to attend the following experience suites:

INCRAFT™ AAA Stent Graft System experience suite
Saturday, September 22, 10:00-18:00
Sunday, September 23, 09:00-18:00

Monday, September 24, 09:00-18:00
Tuesday, September 25, 09:00-14:30


MYNXGRIP® Vascular Closure Device experience suite
Saturday, September 22, 10:00-18:00
Sunday, September 23, 09:00-18:00

Monday, September 24, 09:00-18:00
Tuesday, September 25, 09:00-14:30


OUTBACK Elite™ Re-Entry Catheter experience suite
Saturday, September 22, 10:00-18:00
Sunday, September 23, 09:00-18:00

Monday, September 24, 09:00-18:00
Tuesday, September 25, 09:00-14:30


S.M.A.R.T. Flex™ Vascular Stent System experience suite
Saturday, September 22, 10:00-18:00
Sunday, September 23, 09:00-18:00

Monday, September 24, 09:00-18:00
Tuesday, September 25, 09:00-14:30



Sponsored by Cordis, a Cardinal Health Company
For Healthcare Professionals Only.
© 2018 Cardinal Health. All Rights Reserved.
CORDIS, the Cordis LOGO, S.M.A.R.T. FLEX, OUTBACK ELITE, MYNXGRIP and INCRAFT are trademarks of Cardinal Health and may be registered in the US and/or in other countries. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.
Important information: Prior to use, refer to the instructions for use supplied with this device for indications, contraindications, side effects, suggested procedure, warnings and precautions
The use of INCRAFT® AAA Stent Graft System requires that physicians be specifically trained in endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair techniques, including experience with high resolution fluoroscopy and radiation safety. Cordis Corporation will provide training specific to the INCRAFT® AAA Stent Graft System.
As part of its continuous product development policy, Cordis reserves the right to change product specifications without prior notification.
Please contact your Cordis representative for additional product availability information.
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Guerbet

Guerbet, Interventional Imaging, is offering interactive programmes on novel devices designed to secure your embolisation procedures.

Join Guerbet experts within our Innovation Labs for interactive hands-on sessions:

Sept 22- Sept 25, 2018

Learn more on cTACE Mixture Preparation using Vectorio®
Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 
11:00-11:30
14:00-14:30

Innovation Lab Vectorio®

Discover Sequre® Control Reflux microcatheter – Flow dynamics based technology
Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 
11:00-11:30
14:00-14:30
Innovation Lab Sequre®


Agenda dedicated to students:

cTACE mixture preparation

Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
10:00-10:30
15:00-15:30
Innovation Lab Vectorio®

Flow directed embolisation with Sequre® Control Reflux microcatheter
Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
9:30-10:00
Innovation Lab Sequre®

Please note that seats are limited to 8 delegates per session. Registration is required to Monia Berree (monia.berree@guerbet.com).

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Medtronic

Saturday, September 22

11:00-11:45   Microwave ablation LUNG; T.J. Vogl
12:30-13:15   Venous stent design; Medtronic speaker
14:00-14:45   How do you treat calcium? Hands-on directional atherectomy; M. Treitl
15:30-16:15   Latest developments in embolisation technologies; Medtronic speaker

Sunday, September 23

09:30-10:15   Venous stent design; Medtronic speaker
11:00-11:45   Microwave ablation KIDNEY; F. De Cobelli
12:30-13:15   RESCUE ME! Must have tools to get you out of complex situations; Y. Bausback
14:00-14:45   Latest developments in embolisation technologies; Medtronic speaker
15:30-16:15   Venous stent design; Medtronic speaker

Monday, September 24

09:00-09:45   Microwave ablation LIVER; F. Orsi
10:00-10:45   Microwave ablation KIDNEY; G. Carrafiello
11:00-11:45   Venous stent design; Medtronic speaker
12:30-13:15   Directional atherectomy with CO2 angiography: when and how?; T. Bisdas
14:00-14:45   Microwave ablation LIVER; K.I. Ringe
15:30-16:15   How do you minimise dissection? Chocolate balloon from bench to routine clinical practice; G. Schuetz

Tuesday, September 25

09:30-10:15   Latest developments in embolisation technologies; Medtronic speaker
11:00-11:45   Directional atherectomy with CO2 angiography: when and how?; T. Bisdas
12:30-13:15   Venous stent design; Medtronic speaker

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Merit Medical

You are invited to join us at the Merit Education Experience Centre and learn more about Merit Medical’s innovative products, therapies and education programmes.

Our Meet the Expert sessions offer the opportunity to ask and learn about specialised topics through didactic presentations and hands-on training.

We are planning sessions on the following topics:

Clinic to Treatment — Day Case Fibroid Embolisation
Saturday, September 22 at 14:45–15:45

Moderator: M. Little (Reading/UK)

SwiftNINJA®: A Newly Developed Steerable Microcatheter for Challenging Selective Vascular Catheterisation
Saturday, September 22 at 16:00–17:00
Monday, September 24 at 16:30–17:30

Moderators: F. Deprez (Namur/BE), N. Ptochis (Athens/GR)

STAR™ Tumour Ablation System in Treatment of Metastatic Spine Disease
Sunday, September 23 at 09:30–10:30
Monday, September 24 at 15:30–16:15

Moderators: G. Anselmetti (Milan/IT)

Neuro Thinks Radial
Sunday, September 23 at 11:00–12:00
Monday, September 24 at 12:00–12:50

Moderators: R. Barranco (Barcelona/ES), D. Klass (Vancouver, BC/CA)

Bone Biopsy: Choose Your Path
Sunday, September 23 at 12:00–13:00
Sunday, September 23 at 13:30–14:30
Sunday, September 23 at 16:15–17:15


Moderator: J. D. Laredo (Paris/France)

Left Distal Transradial Access for HepaSphere™ Drug-Eluting Microspheres TACE
Sunday, September 23 at 12:30–13:00
Monday, September 24 at 09:15–09:45


Moderator: D. Klass (Vancouver, BC/CA)

In-booth presentations Don’t Go Left™ An Overview of the Surfacer® Inside-Out® Access Catheter System to enable catheter placement in patients with occluded upper central veins.
Sunday, September 23 at 14:30–15:30
Monday, September 24 at 09:45–10.45


Moderator: G. Sengölge (Vienna/AT)

ThinkPAE™: Rationale, evidence and techniques for Prostate Artery Embolisation
Monday, September 24 at 11:00–12:00
Tuesday, September 25 at 11:00–12:00


Moderator: M. Sapoval (Paris/FR)

Why did I choose the Radial Approach? Insights from My Practice
Tuesday, September 25 at 13:00–14:30

Moderator: D. Klass (Vancouver, BC/CA)

ReSolve CirQ™: Nephrostomy comes full circle
Monday, September 24 at 17:30–18:00
Tuesday, September 25 at 09:00–09:30


Moderator: W.Loan (Belfast/UK)

There are limited spots available, please register via www.merit.com/cirse2018 or at our booth.

© 2018 Merit Medical Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Please consult the product labels and inserts for any indications, contraindications, potential complications, warnings, precautions and directions for use.

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Straub Medical AG

Management of arterial and venous occlusive diseases with mechanical debulking

Topics:
- Clinical and economic benefits of mechanical debulking
- Indications, treatment specifics and success rates of Rotarex®S and Aspirex®S interventions
- In-vitro demonstration of Rotarex®S and Aspirex®S catheters

Please register at our booth no. 18.

www.straubmedical.com

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Terumo Europe

Terumo would like to invite you to come to our interactive personalised learning centre. You will have the opportunity to have hands-on experience especially using latest simulator models focusing on

Ablation, access, B TACE and embolisation
You can have 1 to 1 session and ask questions related to interventional oncology (TATO, Occlusafe, LifePearl and QuiremSpheres) and Embolisation products (Azur and HydroPearl) that can support you in the treatment of liver cancer, BPH, acute bleeding and other diseases.

Peripheral interventions and vascular closure
You will be able to learn about our latest innovations in carotid artery stenting and below-the-knee and FemPop procedures. Furthermore, our vascular closure specialists will be available for questions and for guiding you through the procedure on a model.

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