At the recent Vascular Interventional Advances 2017 conference (VIVA; 11–14 September, Las Vegas, USA), Vascular News caught up with Philips' Atul Gupta (Global Chief Medical Officer, Image Guided Therapy) and Will Martin (Peripheral Segment Leader, Image Guided Therapy) to...
Vascular News interviews Fabrizio Fanelli, Rome, Italy, on the results of the IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon (Medtronic) in long lesions, lesions with calcification, chronic total occlusions, and TASC C and D lesions. The data were presented at the Charing...
This year Gore is celebrating 20 years of experience and innovation in the aortic space. At the Charing Cross Symposium (25–28 April, London, UK) Michael Dake, Stanford, USA, spoke to Vascular News about this milestone and about how Gore...
At the 2017 Charing Cross Symposium (25–28 April, London, UK) Klaus Amendt presented six-month outcomes from the all-comers LOCOMOTIVE Registry, which is investigating the use of the VascuFlex Multi-LOC multiple stent delivery system (B Braun). Amendt explained to Vascular...
The Charing Cross Symposium 2017 held a special session on Thursday 27 April to remember Edward B Diethrich, who died in February. The cardiovascular surgeon, who was one of the endovascular pioneers, was the founder of the Arizona Heart...
The pivotal VeClose trial is investigating the performance of the VenaSeal cyanoacrylate-based adhesive (Medtronic) for vein closure. At LINC 2017, Vascular News caught up with Raghu Kolluri (OhioHealth Vascular Institute, Columbus, USA) who explained his experience with the system...
At LINC 2017 Vascular News spoke to Peter Schneider (Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA) about the Tack endovascular system (Intact Vascular), an implant designed to repair dissection damage done to the arterial wall during angioplasty treatment with minimal stress to the...
At LINC 2017 (24–27 January, Leipzig, Germany), Luis Mariano Palena (Policlinico Abano Terme, Abano Terme, Italy) presented an update on the SUPERSUB trial, which is investigating the use of the Supera stent (Abbott Vascular) for subintimal recanalisation in critical...
The LUMINOR Registry is a real-world prospective multicentre study evaluating iVascular’s Luminor paclitaxel-eluting balloon for treating advanced limb ischaemia. Vascular News spoke to Vincent Riambau (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain), who presented an update on the Registry at...
The first US randomised controlled trial for drug-coated balloon use for arteriovenous fistula obstructions for 50 years, the Lutonix (Bard) IDE trial was a talking point of the 2017 LINC meeting (24–27 January, Leipzig, Germany). Scott Trerotola, who presented...
At LINC 2017 (24–27 January, Leipzig, Germany), Sean Lyden (Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA) presented an update on the 12-month results of the European and US cohorts of the ILLUMENATE randomised controlled trials, which are investigating the use of the Stellarex...
Piotr Szopinski, Institute of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine, Warsaw, Poland, speaks to Vascular News at the 2016 VEITHSymposium about the development and use of the COLT endograft system (Jotec) for the treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm. ...
Vascular News speaks to Mario Lachat, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, at the 2016 VEITHSymposium, about the concepts behind the Horizon and Nexus stent grafts (Endospan) and whether these translate to clinical success. ...
Michael Lichtenberg, Klinikum Arnsberg, Arnsberg, Germany, tells Vascular News about the Wingman CTO catheter—a new chronic total occlusions recanalisation device from ReFlow Medical used to cross long and difficult occlusions—explaining how it works, when it is suitable, and his...
Speaking to Vascular News, Tej Singh, El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, USA, discusses the new vascular flow device from Medistim, explaining why there is a need for a new intraoperative arterial flow measurement system and how its use has...
Santi Trimarchi, University of Milan, Policlinico San Donato IRCCS, Milan, Italy speaks to Vascular News at the 2016 VEITHsymposium about the latest data from the IRAD (International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection) Registry, how to manage in-hospital complications in type...
In this interview, Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck, Diako Hospital, Flensburg, Germany, explains the implications of fresh two-year drug-eluting stent data from the MAJESTIC trial, and discusses the progress of the IMPERIAL trial comparing the Eluvia (Boston Scientific) and Zilver PTX (Cook...
  Andrew Holden (Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand) is one of the principal investigators of the Nellix EVAS FORWARD Global Registry. He explained to Vascular News what to consider when selecting abdominal aortic aneurysm patients for Nellix treatment, why...
Matt Thompson (Chief Medical Officer, Endologix) speaks to Vascular News about what plans he has in his new role and the place of the Endologix portfolio in the physician’s armamentarium. He also tells Vascular News where he sees Nellix...
  Speaking to Vascular News at the 2016 VEITHsymposium, Bob Mitchell (President, Endologix) discusses updated Nellix instructions for use and the potential of the endovascular aneurysm sealing (EVAS) system in chimney repair. Looking at the rest of the Endologix product...
Ian Loftus, Co-chairman CX Abstract Board, reviews the highlights of this year’s CX Abstract Presentations session. He emphasises the quality of the work submitted and how relevant it is for young and senior clinicians to present their research at...
Colin Bicknell, London, UK, interviews Matt Thompson, St George's Vascular Institute, London, UK, about EndoVascular Aneurysm Sealing (EVAS) and the one-year results from the EVAS FORWARD Global Registry with the Nellix device. https://youtu.be/ID-TxhwRfuY  
Ian Franklin, a member of the CX Programme Organising Board and director of the CX Venous Workshop, speaks about new technologies for the treatment of varicose veins and about how deep venous interventions have been incorporated to the CX...
Janet Powell, Imperial College, London, UK, is interviewed about the 12-month results of the IMPROVE trial, presented for the first time at CX 2015. The study compares open repair and an endovascular strategy for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. https://youtu.be/0mBE6_pHUtU
Colin Bicknell, London, UK, interviews Michael Dake, Stanford, USA, discussing the use of, and early results for, the new GORE TAG Thoracic Branch Endoprosthesis device. https://youtu.be/tjjOru2c-lk
Ian Loftus, London, UK, interviews Rodney White, Torrance, USA about new techniques for reconstruction of the ascending aorta, including White’s experience with a new endovascular device. https://youtu.be/sOuXIBxzjUo
This video tells the story of one of the world’s most prominent heart surgeons, Edward Diethrich, and the career-altering health issues he has faced as a result of chronic, low-level exposure to ionising radiation through his work. https://youtu.be/rXgt0bF3GJM
Lars Lönn carries out a thoracic endovascular aortic repair procedure on the Mentice VIST-Lab simulator. He presents a case and provides tips and tricks in endovascular practice. https://youtu.be/pAUqltrOMPQ
Vascular surgeon Peter Gloviczki explains who should be watched for abdominal aortic aneurysms, how they are diagnosed and how surgery, which now includes a less invasive endovascular option, is improving survival rates. https://youtu.be/JBJ-_olH67I
Frank Veith, chairman of the VEITHsymposium, speaks to Vascular News about the hot topics presented in the scientific sessions at the recent congress in New York and describes new technologies featured at the conference. https://youtu.be/pdByFKAufBk
Klaus Linni, Salzburg, Austria, spoke to Vascular News about the early results from a randomised trial comparing the use of a bioabsorbable stent vs. thrombendarterectomy for the treatment of common femoral artery lesions. The data were presented at the...
Haroun Gajraj, director of the The VeinCare Centre, Bristol, UK, speaks about using medical super glue for the treatment of varicose veins and superficial venous reflux.
Bruce Perler, professor of Surgery and vascular surgeon, John Hopkins Medicine, USA, speaks about the treatment options and preventative measures that can be taken in carotid artery disease and stroke patients. https://youtu.be/NE_ose_81Z0
Scott Stevens, Knoxville, USA, spoke about the durability of EVAR devices at the 35th CX Symposium (6-9 April 2013, London, UK). Stevens stated that going low profile should not compromise device performance. https://youtu.be/iEoG4kuI05Y
Zamaneh Kassiri, a professor in the Department of Physiology, University of Alberta, is investigating the role of a protein called TIMP3 in abdominal aortic aneurysms. https://youtu.be/AmeNAiGLXlk
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Patrick Peeters, chief Department Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium, speaks about the right mix to make bioabsorbable drug-eluting stents, potential benefits, and challenges in the peripheral and coronary arteries treatment.   https://youtu.be/kS9IwwSU6eo

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