Together with our Scientific Committee we have defined an interesting 2019 conference program which is organized around 6 main sessions:

> Robotics, non-X-Ray guidance, and latest trends in per-operative imaging technologies
> Updates in endovascular surgery: Aortic and Peripheral
> Venous diseases
> 3D printing technologies in vascular surgery
> International research networks in vascular surgery
> The near future

Endovascular Simulation Bootcamp in assocition with  

Translational Research Meeting in assocition with

Journée des infirmières

Translational Research
Journée des infirmières
ESVB Friday
ESVB Saturday
Endovascular Simulation Bootcamp in assocition with   
Thursday October 17, 2019
 07:45  Welcome
 08:00  Lectures in VSSTC
 08:00  Jason T. LEE Needs for education starting endovascular programs
 08:15  Malachi SHEAHAN Role of hands-on models to improve surgical skills in vascular surgery
 08:30  Yannick GEORG Presentation of the Bootcamp program
 08:40  Workshops : Pratical session on simulators
 12:00  Lunch on site
 12:45  Workshops : Pratical session on simulators
 17:15  Conclusion remarks
 18:00  End of the Bootcamp
 19:30  Faculty dinner at "La Chaîne d'Or" / Cocktail at  « La Péniche »  

10 Workshops - 20 Participants
• Suturing anastomosis end-to-end side
• Suture Circle

• Sizing
• usion Maze Box Competition

Experience simulation like you never did before. In the brand new Education Center of GEPROVAS you will train in immersive, fully- simulated surgical suite and get a unique feedback with innovative monitoring solutions.

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Translational Research Meeting  in assocition with   
Thursday October 17, 2019
 08:00  Welcome
 08:20  Introduction by Renu VIRMANI & Pirkka VIKATMAA
 08:40  Session 1 : Abstracts Young Researcher Prize  
   Marion Albasini - Lausanne, Switzerland : Expression of Connexin37 in smooth muscle cells contributes to the development of hypertension
 Amna Amri - Québec, Canada : Textile Heart Valve: The surface functionalization through poly (ethylene glycol) (PEG) grafting to combat fibrosis
 Lilla Aszatalos - Budapest, Hungary : Effect of heat and surface treatment on the mechanical properties of additive stents
 Stefano Casarin - Houston, USA : Single-Gene Therapies to Prolong the Life Expectancy of Vein Graft Bypasses: A Systems Biology - Multiscale Modeling Approach
 Benjamin Colvard - Standford, USA : Comparison of fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair performed in a hybrid operating room compared to cardiac catheterization lab
 Anna Corti - Milano, Italy : A multiscale model of atherosclerotic plaque development in the femoral artery: coupling blood flow simulations with cellular dynamics in a CFD- ABM framework
 Raffaella Emsley - Lausanne, Switzerland : Short-term low protein, high carbohydrate regimen protects against kidney ischemia-reperfusion injury
 Moises Falcon Espinola - Valencia, Spain : Experimental model to assess the efficacy and safety of vessel sealing devices in bypass surgery
 Pier Francesco Ferrari - Genova, Italy : Biodegradable engineered small-diameter vascular scaffolds: a study in bioreactor
 Hugo Gangloff - Strasbourg, France : Automated histological segmentation on micro-computed tomography images of atherosclerotic arteries
 09:30  Coffee break  
 10:05  Invited Lecture 1: Micro-CT and Peripheral Artery Disease by Renu VIRMANI  
 10:30  Session 2 : Abstracts Young Researcher Prize  
   Hugo Gangloff - Strasbourg, France : Towards objective descriptors for calcified atherosclerosis of the aortic bifurcation
 Elise Girault - Mulhouse, France : Medical textiles: how PET fibers topography affects wettability
 Can Gökgöl - Bern, Switzerland : Prediction of restenosis based on hemodynamical markers in revascularized femoro-popliteal arteries during leg flexion
 Jérémie Jayet - Strasbourg, France : Fenestration mechanical behaviour of commercially availables endografts
 Hiba Jaziri - Monastir, Tunisia : Behavior of polymeric braided vascular stents under cyclic loading
 Salomé Kuntz - Strasbourg, France : Why Do Human Femoral Stents Fail? First In-Man Pathology and Multimodality Imaging of Acute and Chronic Femoral Stenting in Human
 Salomé Kuntz - Strasbourg, France :Assessment of clinical CT to microCT and histology for distinguishing different peripheral atherosclerotic plaques morphology in the popliteal artery of patients with CLI
 Fabien Lareyre - Nice, France : A new fully automated imaging software to characterize abdominal aortic aneurysm properties using image segmentation
 Chaojing Li - Shanghai, China : Textile Reinforced Composite Vascular Graft with Adjustable Mechanical Properties and its Enhanced Anti- thrombogenic Surface Development
 Giulia Luraghi - Milano, Italy : Impact of the lower limb movement on the hemodynamics of femoropopliteal arteries: a computational study
 Diane Macabrey - Lausanne, Switzerland : The ACE inhibitor Zofenopril limits intimal hyperplasia in a mouse model of carotid artery stenosis
 11:25  Invited Lecture 2: Presentation Spring Meeting ESVS Stockholm by Melina VEGA de CENIGA & Ulf HEDIN
 11:40  Lunch on site
 13:05  Textile symposium - 4 x Round table  
   Anthal SMITS - Eindhoven, The Netherlands New non-oven fibers obtained from supra molecular polymers
   Francesco MIGLIAVACCA - Milano, Italy Can modeling stents help in modeling textile?
   Lu WANG - Shanghai, China Latest advances in fibrous scaffolds manufacturing
   Frédéric HEIM - Mulhouse, France Medical textiles: potential and limits
 15:50  Coffee break    
 15:20  Invited Lecture 3: Digging in a gold mine - utilizing biobanks in translational vascular surgery research by Ulf HEDIN    
 15:45  Session 3 : Abstracts Young Researcher Prize  
   Nicolas Massiot - Reims, France : Multicentric evaluation of radiation exposure in superior mesenteric artery stenting: impact of awereness on radiation safety and dedicated extra-low dose protocol.
 Giulia Notini - Genova, Italy : Geometric analysis of bridging stents after branched endovascular aneurysm repair
 Edoardo Pasqui - Siena, Italy : The INDigo system in Acute lower limb malperfusioN (INDIAN registry): preliminary analysis of acute outcomes.
 Juliette Raffort - Nice, France : Correlation between glycemic parameters and the abdominal aortic aneurysm morphology in humans using a fully automatic software on CT-scan images
 Rodrigo Romarowski - San Donato, Italy : Helical blood flow pattern in different Type of arch configurations: Implications for risk stratification for Type B aortic dissection
 Jean Sénémaud - Créteil, France : Comparison of intraoperative outcomes and initial results of antegrade laser fenestration versus company-manufactured stent grafts in fenestrated endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
 Francesco Sturla - San Donato, Italy : 4-Dimensional Flow MRI assessment of helical flow derangements in aortic dissection
 Nathalie Timmerman - Utrecht, The Netherlands : Protein levels in extracellular vesicles predict high-risk patients for secondary cardiovascular events: a pilot study
 Farahnaz Waissi - Utrecht, The Netherlands : Tenascin-C is highly expressed in unstable carotid endarterectomy plaques
 Alissa Zaccaria - Milano, Italy : Braided stents modeling: application to ID Venous System.
 16:35  Conclusion: Frédéric HEIM      
 16:50  Announcement 4 Young Researcher Selected  
 17:00  End of the Meeting
 19:30  Cocktail at « La Péniche »

Organization Committee:

  Renu VIRMANI : Honorary President

  Frédéric HEIM - Mulhouse, France
 Ulf HEDIN - Stockolm, Sweden

 Francesco MIGLIAVACCA - Milan, Italy

 Melina VEGA DE CENIGA - Bizkaia, Spain


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Journée des infirmières
Vendredi 18 octobre 2019
  En français / This event will be held in French.

 08:00  Accueil
 09:05  Introduction par Chrysis BORJON  
 09:10  Le rôle de l’Infirmière et de l’IBODE au Bloc Opératoire :
 l’importance d’un dossier complet du patient par Chafia KAOULAL
 09:45  Formation infirmière par la simulation ? Etat des lieux
 10:15  Radioprotection au bloc opératoire par Guillaume JOERGER
 10:50 Pause
 11:20  Matériovigilance au Bloc opératoire par Sandra WISNIEWSKI
 12:20  L'analyse d'explants par Delphine DION  
 12:40  Déjeuner sur place
 13:40  Dans les gants d'un chirurgien : ateliers pratiques
   - Ateliers sizing
 - Ateliers cas ILIAC
 - Ateliers suture
 - Ateliers suture coelio
 17:40  Fin de journée
 20:00  Diner du Congrès à "l'Ancienne Douane"

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ESVB Conference
Friday October 18, 2019

 07:30  Registration
 08:30  Opening remarks by Nabil CHAKFE
 08:35  When computers replace surgeons !
 Session 1 moderated by Nabil CHAKFE, Jean BISMUTH, Jason T. LEE
 08:35  Jean BISMUTH - Houston, USA Robotics in endovascular surgery: where did we stand and what do we need?
 08:43  Fabien THAVEAU - Strasbourg, France Robotics in vascular surgery: Where do we stand and what do we need?
 08:51  Michel DE MATHELIN - Strasbourg, France Fundamentals to understand robotics in medical field
 08:59  Juliette RAFFORT - Nice, France What Clinicians should know about artificial intelligence
 09:07  Nicholas WHARTON - MedicalMetrics Imaging and artifical intelligence
 09:15  Fabien LAREYRE - Nice, France Automated segmentation to evaluate post-operative EVAR follow-up
 09:23  Jason T. LEE - Stanford, USA Take Home Message #1
 09:28  Discussion
 09:43  Fluids and pipes !
 Session 2 moderated by Frédéric HEIM, Scott BERCELI, Mauro GARGULIO
 09:43  Alberto FIGUEROA - Ann Arbor, USA Hemodynamic consequences of branched thoracic endografts in the arch
 09:51  Hakan ROOS - Gothenburg, Sweden Hemodynamic in EVAR iliac limbs
 09:59  Murray SHAMES - Tampa, USA An overview on the different endovascular designs to treat thoraco-abdominal aneurysms
 10:07  Santi TRIMARCHI - Milan, Italia Report on migration/drag forces after TEVAR in the proximal and distal thoracic aorta
 10:15  Jason T. LEE - Stanford, USA Dynamic geometric changes in the aorta: implications for TEVAR and branch grafts
 10:23  Scott BERCELI - Gainesville, USA  Take Home Message #2
 10:28  Discussion
 10:43  Coffee break
 11:13  Satellite Symposium
#1 Satellite Symposium Cook : Modern Management of type B Aortic Dissections - Jean Marc ALSAC
#2 Satellite Symposium Phillips : Modern Angioplasty: cross - prepare - treat -confirm  - Romaric LOFFROY
 Young Researcher Prize #1
 12:33  Lunch on site
 New technologies should not lead to radiation-induced surgeons extinction !
 Session 3 moderated by Lars LÖNN, Sjirk BOON
 13:33  Sjirk BOON - Philips How a company can influence the patients and staff radiation exposure
 13:41  Cécile SALVAT, ASN - Paris, France French guidelines on radiation prevention in operative rooms
 13:49  Joost van HERWAARDEN - Utrecht, The Netherlands Reducing radiation in vascular procedures. Intraoperative management
 13:57  Alexander MASSMANN - Hombourg/Saar, Germany Future requirements for MRI guided endovascular interventions
 14:05  Adrien HERTAULT - Valenciennes, France Irradiation in cathlabs and operating theater, where the differences stand?
 14:13  Benoit GALLIX - Strasbourg, France Take Home Message #3
 14:18  Discussion  
 14:33  Looking into the crystal ball !
 Session 4 moderated by Murray SHAMES, Gert de BORST, Jost van HEERWARDEN
 14:33  Lars LÖNN - Copenhagen, Denmark What can physicians expect from deep learning in daily practice
 14:41  Pascal De TULLIO - Liege, Belgium Metabolomics toward a personalized therapy in vascular diseases
 14:49  Jin Hyun JOH - Seoul, Corea Can we compare aorto-iliac disease in eastern and western countries?
 14:57  Hendrick von TENGG-KOBLIGK - Basel, Switzerland Machine learning in clinical decision-making for abdominal aortic aneurysms
 15:05  Ulf HEDIN - Stockholm, Sweden Imaging to predict stroke risk in carotid disease: vascuCAP
 15:13  Jean-Noël ALBERTINI - Saint-Etienne, France Hox to predict endograft placement in complex anatomies
 15:21  Gert De BORST - Utrecht, The Netherlands Take home message #4
 15:29  Discussion
 15:44  Coffee break
 If we have arteries, we need also veins !
 Session 5 moderated by Olivier HARTUNG, Jean-Baptiste RICCO
 16:14  Lim CHUN - London, UK Mechanical characteristics of venous stents
 16:21  Sean CHAMBERS - USA Optimal design of prosthetic venous valves
 16:28  Prakash SAHA - London, UK Venous Imaging for aging of venous thrombosis
 16:35  David RIGBERG - Los Angeles, USA   IVUS versus venogram for central venous occlusive disease
 16:42  Olivier HARTUNG - Marseille, France Take home message #5
 16:47  Discussion
 16:57  Beware and don’t be nervous, we are all in the scope !
 Session 6
moderated by Nabil CHAKFE, Wolfgang MEICHELBOECK, Gert de BORST
 16:57  Nabil CHAKFE - Strasbourg France Why grand reporters wanted to know more and what did they find
 17:05  Gael GRIMANDI - Nantes, France Does material surveillance make devices safer?
 17:13  Mauro GARGIULO - Bologna, Italy The physician point of view
 17:21  Catherine TRAUTMANN - Strasbourg, France Ethics and political choices
 17:29  Discussion  
 17:37  Conclusion Remarks
 17:57  Time off / Refresh
 18:02  Transport to dinner
 20:00  Dinner at "L'Ancienne Douane" and elevator Start-up
 01:00  End of the congress dinner

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ESVB Conference
Saturday October 19, 2019

 08:00  Registration
 08:30  Opening remarks by Nabil CHAKFE
 08:35  Magnificent SFA, who are you actually?
 Session 7 moderated by Julian SCOTT, Raphaël COSCAS, Carlo SETACCI
 08:35  Alice FINOTELLO - Genoa, Italia Finite element simulations of popliteal stenting and knee bending following the analysis framework
 08:43  Giancarlo PENNATI - Italia SFA Hemodynamics: state of the art and future trends
 08:51  Gert De BORST - Utrecht, The Netherlands High Frequency ultrasound for plaques debulking
 08:59  Jörg TESSAREK - Lingen, Germany New technologies and trends on the last 2 years. A critical appraisal
 09:07  Philippe KOLH - Liege, Belgium Global Vascular Guidelines, Connecting the proposed classifications to basic science knowledge
 09:15  Julian SCOTT - Leeds, UK Take Home Message #7
 09:23  Discussion
 09:28  Young Researcher Prize #2
 09:43  Satellite Symposium
#5 Satellite Symposium Terumo Aortic : Benefits of simulation for FEVAR, result of FENSIM study Jean Noël ALBERTINI
#6 Satellite Symposium Medtronic: Primary endpoint results of the inpact avf access rct: outcomes through 6 months Raphaël COSCAS
 10:13  Coffee break  
 10:43  Rebel SFA, technology will take care of you !
 Session 8 moderated by Gert De BORST, Renu VIRMANI, Jorg TESSAREK
 10:43  Nicolas BLANCHEMAIN - Lille, France Review on the different concepts of drug-eluting stents
 10:51  Raphaël COSCAS - Boulogne, France Paclitaxel embolization risk from drug-eluting technologies
 10:59  Lu WANG - Shanghai, China Polymer braided stents technologies
 11:07  Paul SANTERRE - USA New polymers for better devices
 11:15  Robert TRANQUILLO - USA Tissue engineered vessels, the gel approach
 11:23  Soo Hyun KIM - Seoul, Corea Tissue engineered vessels, the fibrous scaffolds
 11:31  Renu VIRMANI - Gathesburg, USA Take Home Message #8
 11:36  Discussion
 Elevator Start-up - Prize
 12:06  Lunch on site
 13:06  Looking inside the wall !
 Session 9 moderated by Philippe KOLH, Scott BERCELI, Arindam CHAUDURI
 13:06  Xiang LI - Vienna, Austria Future in functional imaging of the aortic wall
 13:14  Renu VIRMANI - Gathesburg, USA Pathology of Explanted peripheral artery analysis and role of calcification
 13:22  Gianandrea PASQUINELLI - Bologna, Italia Calcification / Latest data (wall stenting induced + device related / mechanisms)
 13:30  Arindam CHAUDHURI - Bedford, UK Is a screw pull in the aortic wall safe ?
 13:38  Mauro GARGULIO - Bologna, Italy Take Home Message #9
 13:43  Discussion
 13:58  Gutenberg invented printing in Strasbourg !
 Session 10 moderated by Ulf HEDIN, Guillaume JOERGER, Malachi SHEAHAN
 13:58  Michele CONTI - Pavia, Italia Effectiveness of 3D printed models in the treatment of complexaortic diseases
 14:06  Joaquin CIURANA - Girona, Spain 3D-printed PCL/PLA composite stents
 14:14  Cellink 3D cells printing
 14:22  Ulf HEDIN - Stockholm, Sweden  Take Home Message #10
 14:26  Discussion  
 14:38  Do not stay alone !
 Session 11 moderated by Nabil CHAKFE, Frédéric HEIM, Gert de BORST, Wolfgang MEICHELBOEK
 14:38  Anne LEJAY - Strasbourg, France GEPROVAS, an international collaborative network for explants analysis
 14:46  Gert De BORST - Utrecht, The Netherlands The ECAA registry
 14:52  Kevin MANI - Uppsala, Sweden The VASCUNET registry
 14:57  Cristina LOPEZ ESPADA - Valencia, Spain An example of VASCUNET project: VASCUNExplant
 15:02  Olivier GOEAU-BRISSONNIERE - Boulogne, France DATAVASC, An example of national registry
 15:07  Hugo TALBOT - Strasbourg, France The SOFA Consortium, an open-source software platform for medical simulation
 15:13  Nabil CHAKFE - Strasbourg, France Take Home Message #11
 15:21  Discussion  
 15:24  Conclusion remarks
 15:34  End of the meeting ESVB 2019

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