A global virtual event like no other, dedicated to supporting superior patient outcomes in vascular care

Overview

Vascular Interventions Online returns 11-13 October 2023.

This October VIO returns and promises to be bigger and better than ever. With engaging debate, presentations and live cases from leading centres of excellence globally, VIO 2023 promises to be a unique immersive free-to-access educational event. In 2022, 3,600 vascular professionals registered for a 3-day event that brought together the best in live cases from international centres of excellent. Click here to watch VIO 2022 on-demand.

This year’s focus remains firmly on the practical. VIO 2023 will support you, the healthcare practitioner, to deliver the best in patient care by providing a platform that showcases the latest technology, tips and tricks from leading operators, and insights from thought leaders at the cutting edge of vascular care.

Over 94% of 2022’s attending healthcare professionals reported that VIO was ‘likely / very likely’ to change their clinical practice. This year’s programme will be carefully curated to further enhance practical education whilst building upon the unique combination of dynamism, production quality and international reach that marks VIO 2023 as a truly unique event.


An innovative three-day event:

  • Expert opinion and discussion from international thought-leaders
  • Live cases from leading centres
  • Breakout sessions to showcase latest in technologies and practice
  • CME-accredited learning*
  • Audience interaction
  • Entirely live

*Vascular Interventions Online 2023’s programme has been accredited by the European Board for Accreditation of Continuing Education for Health Professionals (EBAC) for 11 CME points, equating to 11 hours of learning. Physicians may convert EBAC External CME credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Programme

(Please note this programme is subject to change)

Day 1 - Aortic

2:05 PM - 4:00 PM (BST)
Presentations, Live Cases & Discussions
Session 1

Live Cases
FEVAR/BEVAR
Operators: Hence Verhagen & Sander ten Raa, Erasmus MC, NL

ZONE 0 TBE 
Operators: Frank Arko, Carolinas Medical, NC 

Presentations & Discussion 
Reintervention for Failed Aortic Repair (Endo and Open) 
Presenter: Bijan Modarai, London, UK

Branched Device for Arch 
Presenter: Tara Mastracci, London, UK



4:10 PM - 6:00 PM (BST)
Presentations, Live Cases & Discussions
Session 2

Live Case
TEVAR 
Operators: Hence Verhagen and Sander ten Raa, Erasmus MC, NL

Presentation & Discussion 
Endo treatment of chronic dissection
Presenter: Tim Resch, Copenhagen, DK

Open repair of AAA - when endo is not an option for complex AAA 
Presenter: Germano Melissano , Milan, IT




Time Zone: (UTC+01:00) London, Edinburgh [Change Time Zone]

Day 2 - Venous

1:05 PM - 1:50 PM (BST)
Breakout
What Makes a Lytic-free Thrombectomy System the First Choice for DVT Treatment?

Welcome and Introduction
Presenter: 
Efthymios (Makis) Avgerinos, Athens, GR

Why treat acute DVT with a lytic-free intervention? 
Presenter: Efthymios (Makis) Avgerinos, Athens, GR

Does age matter for clots? Treating the full range of DVT with the ClotTriever system 
Presenter: Emma Wilton, Oxford, UK

How existing and future clinical data will impact the treatment of acute 
Presenter: Stephen Black, London, UK

Q&A & Discussion 
All Faculty 



This breakout is supported by Inari


1:50 PM - 2:05 PM (BST)
Case in a Box
Mechanical Thrombectomy for iliofemoral DVT treatment with the Clot Triever Device

2:05 PM - 4:00 PM (BST)
Presentations, Live Cases & Discussions
Session 1

Live Cases
Iliofemoral Post-Thrombotic 
Operator: Marie-Josee Van Rijn, Erasmus MC

Fem Pop Disease with Bull Frog Balloon  
Operator: Stephen Black, St Thomas Hospital, UK

Presentations & Discussion 
A symptom-based algorithm for treatment of female pelvic vein disease 
Presenter: Narayan Karunanithy, London, UK

Iliocaval reconstruction - How I do it 
Presenter: Kush Desai, Chicago, US



4:05 PM - 4:50 PM (BST)
Breakout
How to Manage Patients with Venous Thromboembolism: A case-based discussion

Welcome and Introduction
Presenter: 
Stephen Black, London, UK

How do patients reach the lab in the acute phase?
Presenter: Stephen Black, London, UK

Why and How I treat patients with acute DVT using AngioJet™
Presenter: Stephen Black, London, UK

Real-world data led treatment of patients with pulmonary embolism with EKOS™
Presenter: Stefano Barco, Zurich, CH
 
Q&A and Discussion
All Faculty



This breakout is supported by Boston Scientific


4:50 PM - 5:28 PM (BST)
Case in a Box
Treatment of Acute DVT with Angiojet

Operator: Narayanan Thulasidasan, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK 



5:28 PM - 7:00 PM (BST)
Presentations, Live Cases & Discussions
Session 2

Live Case 
PeVD Embo 
Operator: Narayan Karunanithy, St Thomas, UK

Nonthrombotic Iliac Vein Lesion 
Operator: Erin Murphy, Sanger, US

Presentation & Discussion 
Managing occluded stents…Why did it happen, and how do we fix it? 
Presenter: Kush Desai, Chicago, US

Persistent edema - Is it lymphedema? 
Presenter: Nicos Labropoulos, New York, US



7:05 PM - 7:30 PM (BST)
Breakout
Advancing PE Treatment with Computer Assisted Vacuum Thrombectomy (CAVT)

Faculty: George Chrysant, Oklahoma, US

Learning Objectives

  • Discussion of latest innovations for VTE
  • Review of recent clinical evidence
  • Cases based discussion from clinical experience

Agenda

  • Introduction of latest technology with product overview
  • Review of clinical evidence
  • Clinical cases


This breakout is supported by Penumbra, Inc.


7:30 PM - 7:55 PM (BST)
Breakout
Exploring Endovascular Management Options: Ruby Peripheral Embolization System

Faculty: Gloria Salazar, North Carolina, US

Learning Objectives

  • Review of clinical evidence
  • Interactive clinical case based discussion

Agenda

  • Introduction of technology for embolization
  • Review of clinical evidence
  • Clinical cases


This breakout is supported by Penumbra, Inc.



Time Zone: (UTC+01:00) London, Edinburgh [Change Time Zone]

Day 3 - Peripheral Artery Disease / Lower Limb

1:05 PM - 1:50 PM (BST)
Breakout
Maintaining Options and Improving Outcomes with Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy (IVL)

Welcome and Introduction
Presenter: 
Thanos Saratzis, Leicester, UK

My go to strategy for treating calcified femoropopliteal disease 
Presenter: Leigh Ann O’Banion, Fresno, US

Redefining technical success in calcified Iliac disease: To stent or not to stent?
Presenter: Stefano Fazzini, Rome, IT

My dependable device for difficult CLTI 
Presenter: Narayanan Thulasidasan, London, UK

Faculty discussion and Q&A
Presenter:
 All Faculty

Wrap-up 
Presenter: Thanos Saratzis, Leicester, UK



This breakout is supported by Shockwave Medical.


2:05 PM - 3:55 PM (BST)
Presentations, Live Cases & Discussions
Session 1

Live Case 
Recanalisation of an Iliac Artery Occlusion
Operator: 
Hence Verhagen and Sander ten Raa, Erasmus MC, NL

Complex SFA Recanalisation in CLTI
Operator:
Ash Patel, St Thomas Hospital, UK

Presentation & Discussion 
Acute limb ischemia: How to choose the appropriate endovascular intervention? 
Presenter: Greg Stanley, Charlotte, US

Pedal loop/arch revascularization 
Presenter: Venita Chandra, Stanford, US



4:05 PM - 4:50 PM (BST)
Breakout
Let’s Look at Treating In-Stent Restenosis

Welcome and Introduction
Presenter: 
August Ysa, Bizkaia, ES

Case Review; Thrombotic burden with thrombectomy; In Stent Stenosis with Atherectomy; IVUS interrogation – Mode of action and procedural results
Presenter: August Ysa, Bizkaia, ES

What is in the Data; Clinical data review
Presenter: Angelo Cioppa, Mercogliano, IT

Faculty discussion and Q&A
Presenter:
 All Faculty

Wrap-up 
Presenter: August Ysa, Bizkaia, ES



This breakout is supported by Boston Scientific.


5:05 PM - 6:00 PM (BST)
Presentations, Live Cases & Discussions
Session 2

Live Case 
PAD Case
Operator: Halim Yammine, Sanger, US

Presentation & Discussion 
Innovations in BTK disease
Presenter: Kate Kiely, Charlotte, US

BASIL vs BEST: What does the data tell us?
Presenter: Eric Secemsky, Boston, US



6:05 PM - 6:50 PM (BST)
Breakout
Mastering IVUS for the Lower Limb: Bridging Evidence, Economics and Expertise

Welcome
Presenter: 
Ash Patel, London, UK

From clinical outcomes to cost savings: The dual impact of IVUS in lower limb care
Presenter: Eric Secemsky, Boston, US

Follow-up discussion
Moderator: Ash Patel, London, UK

Mastering the art of IVUS: Expert techniques and real-world case analyses
Presenter:
 Ash Patel, London, UK & Narayanan Thulasidasan, London, UK

Follow-up discussion and audience questions
Moderator: 
Ash Patel, London, UK

Wrap-up 
Presenter: Ash Patel, London, UK



This breakout is supported by Philips.



Time Zone: (UTC+01:00) London, Edinburgh [Change Time Zone]

Course Leadership

Stephen Black

Stephen Black
Course Director
Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, and Professor of Venous Surgery, Kings College, London, UK

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Frank Arko

Frank Arko
Course Director
Chief, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, NC, US

more info

Nicos Labropoulos

Nicos Labropoulos
Course Director
Professor of Surgery and Radiology, and Director, Vascular Laboratory, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Long Island, New York, US

more info

Hence Verhagen

Hence Verhagen
Course Director
Chief, Vascular Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, NL

more info

Erin Murphy

Erin Murphy
Course Co-director
Venous Vascular Surgeon, Rane Center, Jackson, MS, US

more info

Leigh Ann O'Banion

Leigh Ann O'Banion
Course Co-director
University of California, San Francisco Fresno, UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research, US

more info

Marie-Josee Van Rijn

Marie-Josee Van Rijn
Course Co-director
Vascular Surgeon, Epidemiologist, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, NL

more info

Kush Desai

Kush Desai
Programme Committee
Interventional Radiologist and Associate Professor Radiology, Surgery, and Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, US

more info

Tara Mastracci

Tara Mastracci
Programme Committee
Vascular Surgeon, St Bartholomews Hospital, London, UK

more info

Gregory Stanley

Gregory Stanley
Programme Committee
Vascular surgery specialist in Charlotte, NC, US

more info

Faculty

 Efthymios (Makis) Avgerinos
Efthymios (Makis) Avgerinos
Athens Medical Center, University of Athens, GR
 Stefano Barco
Stefano Barco
University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, CH
 Venita Chandra
Venita Chandra
Standford Medicine, Stanford, US
 Angelo Cioppa
Angelo Cioppa
Montevergine Clinic, Mercogliano, IT
 Stefano Fazzini
Stefano Fazzini
Tor Vergata University, Rome, IT
 Elizabeth Genovese
Elizabeth Genovese
Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, US
 Germano Melissano
Germano Melissano
San Raffaele University, Milan, IT
 Narayan Karunanithy
Narayan Karunanithy
St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
 Kate Kiely
Kate Kiely
Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, Charlotte, US
 Bijan Modarai
Bijan Modarai
Kings College London, UK
 Ash Patel
Ash Patel
St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
 Tim Resch
Tim Resch
Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, DK
 Thanos Saratzis
Thanos Saratzis
University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
 Eric Secemsky
Eric Secemsky
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Boston, US
Dr Narayanan Thulasidasan
Dr Narayanan Thulasidasan
St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
 Emma Wilton
Emma Wilton
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, UK
 August Ysa
August Ysa
Hospital de Cruces, Bizkaia, ES
Dr Sander Ten Raa
Dr Sander Ten Raa
Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL
Dr George Chrysant
Dr George Chrysant
Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma, US
Dr Gloria Salazar
Dr Gloria Salazar
The University of North Carolina, North Carolina, US
Dr Halim Yammine
Dr Halim Yammine
Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, Charlotte, US
 Michael Litchenberg
Michael Litchenberg
Vascular Centre Clinic Arnsberg, Arnsberg, DE

Target Audience

  • Angiologist
  • Cardiologist
  • Cardiothoracic surgeon
  • Cardiovascular specialist
  • Endovascular surgeon
  • General consultant
  • Imaging diagnostician
  • Interventional cardiologist/ radiologist
  • Neurovascular interventional radiologist
  • Stroke neurologist
  • Vascular nurse
  • Vascular surgeon

Learning Objectives

Following the activities, participants will be able to:

  • To develop an understanding of available treatment strategies for challenging and difficult access procedures
  • To update knowledge on the latest technological developments and options
  • To gain insight into tips and tricks employed at leading international centres

Radcliffe Vascular would like to thank our industry partners

If you’re interested in becoming an educational partner at VIO, please contact sales@radcliffe-group.com

About Radcliffe Vascular

We are Radcliffe, a knowledge network for the cardiovascular community

We’re here to bring cardiovascular knowledge, insight and innovation to life for clinicians around the world, using our communications and creative expertise, our platforms and connections across the community to help transform theory into practice faster and more effectively.

We bring medical knowledge to life

From great science writing and smart journal editing, the curation of evidence based and peer-reviewed content, to engaging new formats that cut through the noise, we believe that communication is at the heart of great healthcare.

Our work is underpinned by 3 core principles:

  • We build on the best science
  • We work hands-on with our community
  • We bring fresh thinking


Our promise is that we’ll equip you with the latest knowledge and skills you need, to do the best for your patients.

For more information on Radcliffe Vascular, please visit www.radcliffevascular.com