Tag: cx symposium

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 (CX; 15–18 April, London, UK) was able to experience an array of...

iWounds Workshop debut at CX 2019

The 2019 Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 15–18 April, London, UK) saw the introduction of a new strand of care with the debut of the...

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), this year’s 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...