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CX 2020 LIVE: Surgeon-modified and custom-made endografts carve their place in...

During the last five weeks, CX 2020 LIVE has attracted over 6,000 registrants from more than 120 countries. The topic of the 10th and final session was...

CX 2020 LIVE audience delivers resounding vote in favour of fibre...

For the CX 2020 LIVE Aortic Podium 1st Session, 489 participants from 62 countries tuned in to hear a series of experts examine technological...

CX 2020 LIVE: Vascular Access session showcases new technologies, while debate...

The CX 2020 LIVE Vascular Access Consensus session sparked global interest, with chair Nick Inston (Birmingham, UK) and moderator Domenico Valenti (London, UK) taking...

CX 2020 LIVE: Strong support for relining peripheral arteries and rivaroxaban use for widespread atherosclerosis 

In a series of Podium 1st presentations from world-class faculty, CX 2020 LIVE attendees heard the latest data on peripheral arterial disease management and an evaluation of different types of stents, including...

CX 2020 LIVE aortic arch discussion highlights importance of underlying pathology...

Last week, the CX 2020 LIVE agenda turned to the technically challenging topic of aortic arch interventions. Through presentations, discussion, and polling, the session—chaired...

CX 2020 LIVE gains CME accreditation: Attendees from 79 countries participate live

In a boost for vascular education, the CX 2020 LIVE sessions have been granted European Union (EU) and US reciprocal Continuing Medical Education (CME) points in recognition of its...

CX 2020 LIVE pioneers virtual vascular conference format in COVID-19 era

CX 2020 LIVE came to life online—despite COVID-19—using state-of-the art broadcast technology to bring together more than 1,000 vascular specialists, live, from 95 countries across...

CX 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19

The 2020 Charing Cross (CX) Symposium that was due to take place next month in London, UK, has been cancelled due to COVID-19.  In full,...

CX 2019: A Latin American perspective

 Alberto Muñoz (Bogota, Colombia) talks to BLearning at CX 2019 (Charing Cross Symposium; 15–18 April, London, UK) about how the meeting provides a “great opportunity” to update attendees...

Intra-arterial calcification poses “one of the biggest challenges” for endovascular therapy

Andrew Holden (Auckland, New Zealand) provides perspective on the first results from the Disrupt PAD III observational registry that were presented at the Charing...

The benefit of early ankle-brachial pressure index measurement for vascular wound...

CX Executive Board member Una Adderley (Wakefield, UK), director of the National Wound Care Strategy Programme for the National Health Service (NHS) England, spoke...

The increasing importance of interdisciplinary wound care

Keith Harding advocates for the increased involvement of medical staff in the treatment of patients with wound healing difficulties, as the number of chronic...

Virtual reality stimulates discussion at CX

For the first time, the audience at the 2019 Charing Cross Symposium (London, UK) was able to experience an array of virtual reality live...

iWounds Workshop debut at CX 2019

The 2019 Charing Cross Symposium (London, UK) saw the introduction of a new strand of care with the debut of the iWounds Workshop to...

Endoanchors add to therapy options for AAA

Using EndoAnchors to fix and seal endovascular aortic grafts is safe and effective for short-neck abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) patients, two-year data from the...

ACTION trial finds ACT-guided heparinisation increases patient safety

Implementing a method of heparinisation guided by activated clotting time (ACT), with a goal of 200–220 seconds, provides a “promising” increase in safety and...

Off-the-shelf T-branch saves lives in emergency cases

An off-the-shelf endograft for the treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAA) provides a safe and straightforward solution for a wide range of patients—including emergency...

Late rupture after EVAR is rare but incidence is increasing

At the 2019 Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 15–18 April, London, UK), Vincenzo Brizzi (Bordeaux, France) reported the 10-year results for late rupture after endovascular...

Design of Valiant Navion “improves upon current-generation TEVAR”

In the Aortic Podium 1st session at the 2019 Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 15–18 April, London, UK), Fabio Verzini (Turin, Italy) reported the 30-day...

Defining success in wound healing: “Ambiguous and difficult to define”

Defining success in wound healing remains a nebulous concept, with no consensus on what constitutes a successful outcome. Dave Bosanquet (Bristol, UK) outlined the...

The role of surveillance in thrombosis treatment

As part of the CX Vascular Access Masterclass on Wednesday, Colin Deane (London, UK) considered the role of surveillance in thrombosis, asking whether there...

Proximal neck sealing does not seem to induce neck dilatation

Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) using proximal polymer sealing does not seem to induce neck dilatation like other endografts, concluded Hence Verhagen (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)...

Coil embolisation improves EVAR results for high risk patients

Coil embolisation for at-risk patients during endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) is a safe and reproducible procedure, Dominique Fabre (Le Plessis-Robinson, France) told delegates at...

Vascular recruitment a “universal problem”: The global perspective

Across the globe, vascular recruitment is struggling. This was the reason why delegates convened at the 2019 Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 15–18 April, London,...

CX showcases the best of modern endovascular technology with virtual reality...

Yesterday’s CX Highlight Session on the durability of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) aortic guidelines...

The vascular community should “be more critical” about accepting new technologies...

Isaac Nyamekye (Worcester, UK) reported that compared with the Venefit and radiofrequency induced thermotherapy (RFITT) systems, endovascular radiofrequency ablation (EVRF) provided inferior truncal ablation...

Three key tips for managing aortic graft infections

Xavier Berard (Bordeaux, France) gave delegates at the 2019 Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 15–18 April, London, UK) three fundamental principles to bear in mind...

CEC@CX

In collaboration with the China Endovascular Course (CEC), at Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 15–18 April, London, UK) played host to CEC@CX. Wei Guo (Beijing,...

CX 2019 provides a “great platform” to Latin America

“CX meets Latin America” is always an extremely popular and well attended programme, and this year was no exception. Charing Cross Symposium 2019 (CX;...
SAVE-US trial

First patients enrolled in Bluegrass Vascular post-market SAVE study

Bluegrass Vascular Technologies has enrolled over one third of its patients in the company's post-market SAVE (Surfacer System to Facilitate Access in Venous Occlusions)...

Frans Moll awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons...

Frans Moll, professor of Vascular Surgery at the University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, has received an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College...