CX 30th ‘Vascular and Endovascular Consensus Update’


The 30th Charing Cross International Symposium will take place at Imperial College, London, UK, from April 12th to 15th 2008. Entitled, ‘Vascular and Endovascular Consensus Update’, the meeting brings together leading vascular and endovascular specialists from around the globe to cover all the relevant interventional/imaging/endovascular topics right through to the latest techniques, clinical results and device updates.

During in 30th CX meeting, the entire four days of the conference will identify the ‘Challenges’ that arose from the 2007 meeting, and discuss the various imaging modalities and examine the best treatments and methods available for treating vascular disease (vascular and endovascular), lesion by lesion, with the aim of reaching a ‘Consensus’. To view the ‘First Announcement’ programme for the 30th Charing Cross International Symposium, please visit: .

The 30th CX meeting will examine the of each disease area, through to the various options.

CX Venous Day

(Tuesday April 15)

Following on from the success of the inaugural CX Venous Day, the 2008 meeting will cover the management of venous interventions from long saphenous vein ablation and short saphenous intervention options to thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism.

CX Innovation Showcase

The CX Innovation Showcase provides an opportunity for leading clinicians and industry professionals to interact over the development of new technologies in the vascular and endovascular device field. The Showcase highlights new companies and technologies and provokes discussion on the legal, regulatory, commercial and marketing challenges that the physician-inventor faces.

CX Vascular Revision Course

(Saturday April 12)

The CX Vascular Revision Course (sponsored by Vascutek) provides a revision course for vascular surgeons-in-training following a plenary session on endovascular training of the future on April Saturday 12.

CX Training Village

(Saturday April 12 – Tuesday April 15)

The ever popular CX Training Village will provide extensive vascular, laparoscopic and endovascular hands-on training opportunities over all four days.

CX Vascular Nursing Course

(Monday April 14th)

CX Vascular Nursing Course (sponsored by Medi) is an intensive one-day course designed to provide comprehensive discussions on key issues affecting vascular nurses.

Satellite Symposia

The major sponsors, Boston Scientific, Datascope, Edwards Lifesciences, Gore, and Medtronic, will once again hold their own satellite symposium.