Detailed Scientific Programme

XXIX WORLD CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME*

*Subject to change

18:00 – 20:00 Opening Ceremony Hall 1
Chairs: TBC

XXVIII CONGRESS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN LEAGUE OF ANGIOLOGY AND VASCULAR SURGERY

08:00 – 09:30 Effects of the post implantation syndrome: Myth or reality? Hall 1
Chairs: N. Angelides & C. Liapis
08:00 – 08:15 Post implantation syndrome following EVAR – A. Giannoukas
08:15 – 08:30 Post implantation syndrome following TEVAR – J. Kakisis
08:30 – 08:45 Cardiac effects of TEVAR and EVAR – T. Giannakopoulos
08:45 – 09:00 The Achilles heel: From systemic effects of inflammation and biophysics to endoleaks and late ruptures.
Why EVAR fails and how to prevent and treat late complications? – J. Fernandes e Fernandes
09:00 – 09:15 Newly diagnosed arterial disease and sub-clinical target organs damage – S. Novo
09:15 – 09:30 Diagnostic tools in detection of preclinical and clinical lower extremity artery disease – P. Poredos

XXXVII CONGRESS OF THE ITALIAN SOCIETY FOR VASCULAR INVESTIGATION

08:00 – 09:30 Updates in chronic venous disease Hall 2
Chairs: T. A. Baroncelli & F. Magnoni
08:00 – 08:15 Measuring the quality of life of patients with varicose vein disease – D. Radu
08:15 – 08:30 Superficial venous thrombosis: How can we treat? – A. Santoliquido
08:30 – 08:45 Venous symptoms: What are they and how can we be sure? – E. Diaco
08:45 – 09:00 3D imaging: New step forward for ultrasound guide sclerotherapy with foam? – M. Sica
09:00 – 09:15 The point on endovascular treatments – A. Zielinski
09:15 – 09:30 Low concentration sclerotherapy (Casoni’s method) and systemic effects on cytokines and immunoglobulins – P. Casoni

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & ITALIAN SOCIETY FOR MICROCIRCULATION

08:00 – 09:30 Microcirculation and vascular disease Hall 3
Chairs: C. Allegra & P. Carpentier
08:00 – 08:15 The ethylic microangiopathy – S. Bilancini
08:15 – 08:30 Venous control of microcirculation – D. Onorati
08:30 – 08:45 The erythromelalgia – P. E. Mollo
08:45 – 09:00 The livedo – M. Lucchi
09:00 – 09:15 The hyperoxia model. A novel approach to study microcirculation – H. Silva
09:15 – 09:30 Studying the effect of age in human microcirculatory adaptation and integration sensitivity – C. Rocha
09:30 – 11:00 PAD, CLI, and no-option CLI Hall 1
Chairs: N. Angelides & P. L. Antignani
09:30 – 09:45 Secondary prevention of PAD – P. Poredos
09:45 – 10:00 The use of a nine-step therapeutic ladder in PAD – N. Angelides
10:00 – 10:15 PAD and CLI in hospital admissions in Portugal. The impact of endovascular repair. What is required for adequate selection? – J. Fernandes e Fernandes
10:15 – 10:30 Endovascular treatment in PAD and CLI. When and how? – E. Hussein
10:30 – 10:45 Open Surgery in PAD and CLI- When it fits? – C. Liapis
10:45 – 11:00 The role of stem cells in no-option CLI – N. Angelides

EUROPEAN VENOUS FORUM

09:30 – 11:00 Controversial studies and trials Hall 2
Chairs: J. Fareed & A. Nicolaides
09:30 – 09:45 Thrombolysis: ATTRACT and other studies – N. Baekgaard
09:45 – 10:00 DOAC antidote trials – J. Fareed
10:00 – 10:15 C0s-hypotonic phlebopathy? The acireale study – A. Nicolaides
10:15 – 10:30 Compression for the prevention of PTS – G. Mosti
10:30 – 10:45 Can we prevent PTS? – P. Prandoni

EGYPTIAN VENOUS FORUM & ASSOCIATION OF VASCULAR SURGEONS, PHLEBOLOGISTS, ANGIOLOGIST OF UKRAINE

09:30 – 11:00 Controversies in phlebology Hall 3
Chairs: M. Ayman Fakhry & L. Chernukha
09:30 – 09:45 Pathogenetic approaches in the treatment of congenital vascular limb malformation – L. Chernukha
09:45 – 10:00 Lower limb AVM – case presentation – A. Abd Elrahim
10:00 – 10:15 Hemodynamics and management of pelvic veins reflux in male patients – M. Ayman Fakhry
10:15 – 10:30 Features of the diagnosis of pelvic congestion syndrome – M. Orel
10:30 – 10:45 Retro-hepatic double barrel technique: A new pathway for treatment of Budd Chiari Syndrome –

O. Mahmoud

10:45 – 11:00 Discussion aspects concerning the use of laser ablation in patients with varicose veins – I. Gudz
11:00 – 11:30 Keynote Lecture Hall 1
Chair: P. L. Antignani
11:00 – 11:30 Mediterranean League of Angiology and Vascular Surgery: Thirty years of life – N. Angelides

PLENARY SESSION

11:30 – 12:30 Optimal medical therapy in patients with asymptomatic stenoses of carotid and lower extremity arteries Hall 1
Chairs: L. Aluigi & J. Pitha
11:30 – 12:00 Asymptomatic astherosclerotic carotid and femoral plaques: Can we calculate the risk and how low can it be reduced by lipid lowering therapy – A. Nicolaides
12:00 – 12:30 How genetics can improve early diagnosis and therapy in patients with asymptomatic peripheral artery disease: Results from “Genetica Amica” project – A. V. Gaddi
12:30 – 13:00 Keynote Lecture Hall 1
Chair: R. Simkin
12:30 – 13:00 Heparin and related drugs beyond 2020 – J. Fareed
13:00 – 14:00 BREAK

XXXVII CONGRESS OF THE ITALIAN SOCIETY FOR VASCULAR INVESTIGATION

14:00 – 15:30 News in instrumental diagnostics and management of complex vascular disease Hall 1
Chairs: L. Aluigi & G. Failla
14:00 – 14:15 Eco-color-Doppler 3D for the study of carotid plaque – G. Varetto
14:15 – 14:30 Elastosonography: Where and when – R. Parisi
14:30 – 14:45 The hybrid room in modern “aorta centres” – M. Gargiulo
14:45 – 15:00 IVUS use in vascular pathology: Can it replace angiography? – J. E. Paolini
15:00 – 15:15 Venous mapping: The need of standard tool – M. De Maeseneer
15:15 – 15:30 Are the current methods of the venous outcome assessments sufficient? – C. Lattimer

LATIN AMERICAN CHAPTER OF THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & LATIN AMERICAN VENOUS FORUM & BRAZILIAN SOCIETY OF PHLEBOLOGY AND LYMPHOANGIOLOGY

14:00 – 15:30 Controversies, up to date and what’s new in Latin American Phlebology Hall 2
Chairs: C. Carvalho & R. Simkin
14:00 – 14:15 Body dysmorphic syndrome in C1 patients – J. H. Ulloa
14:15 – 14:30 What is the limit for sclerotherapy for the treatment of varicose veins? – A. Scuderi
14:30 – 14:45 Venous trauma of the lower limbs. Diagnosis and surgical treatment – C. Simkin
14:45 – 15:00 Is the surgery of varicose veins current or is something from the past? – P. Komlos
15:00 – 15:15 Klippel Trenaunay syndrome. Global treatment – R. Simkin
15:15 – 15:30 Low flow malformations – A. Molina
14:00 – 15:00 Free Communications of IUA Youth Committee Hall 3
Chairs: Q. S. Lu & N. Troisi
15:30 – 17:00 Ischemic diabetic foot Hall 1
Chairs: D. Benevento & S. De Marchi
15:30 – 15:45 Diabetes, ischemia and inflammation – F. Mannello
15:45 – 16:00 Diagnostic approach – G. Failla
16:00 – 16:15 Chronic limb threatening ischemia – G. Clerici
16:15 – 16:30 Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in diabetic ulcers and wounds – S. Padaria
16:30 – 16:45 Endovascular treatment with drug-delivering balloons in the infrapatellar area in critical limb ischemia

with limb rescue – G. Garelli

16:45 – 17:00 Post procedural functional recovery – E. Secolo
15:30 – 17:00 Controversies, up to date and what’s new in Latin American Phlebology Hall 2
Chairs: P. Komlos & J. Ulloa
15:30 – 15:45 Cryosclerotherapy and cryolaser in C1 patients – J. Ferreira
15:45 – 16:00 Venous mapping. What should we get consensus? – O. Bottini
16:00 – 16:15 Varicose veins with lymphedema. Whom to treat first. The challenge – H. J. Guedes
16:15 – 16:30 VTE after echoguided foam sclerotherapy – E. Toledo de Aguiar
16:30 – 16:45 Patient safety in phlebology treatment – A. Gariglio
16:45 – 17:00 Complications of foam sclerotherapy. How to avoid them? – S. Evangelista
15:00 – 16:00 Free Communications of IUA Youth Committee Hall 3
Chairs: R.G. Abu Saleh & D. L. Li
16:00 – 17:00 Free Communications of IUA Youth Committee Hall 3
Chairs: M. O. Grau & D. H. Ji

EUROPEAN CHAPTER OF THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & CENTRAL EUROPEAN VASCULAR FORUM

17:00 – 18:30 Diagnosis and treatment of deep venous thrombosis Hall 1
Chairs: S. Novo & K. Roztocil
17:00 – 17:15 Role of endothelial dysfunction and inflammation in the pathogenesis of DVT – P. Poredos
17:15 – 17:30 Factors influencing recanalization of DVT and the development of post-thrombotic syndrome –

Z. Pecsvarady

17:30 – 17:45 Revised clinical classification of the Post-Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) and the restricted role of medical

elastic stockings for symptomatic relief of PTS – J. J. Michiels

17:45 – 18:00 Advantages and disadvantages of DOAC in the treatment of venous thromboembolism – J. Pitha
18:00 – 18:15 Venous thromboembolism in oncology: Prevention and treatment – C. Amato
18:15 – 18:30 The endoluminal revolution in the management of venous disease – evidence and pitfalls –

J. Fernandes e Fernandes

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & ARGENTINIAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEONS & ARGENTINIAN SOCIETY OF ANGIOLOGY AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

17:00 – 18:30 News from the world of phlebology Hall 2
Chairs: D. Onorati & A.Scuderi
17:00 – 17:15 Laser crossectomy: 10 years of experience – I. Bihari
17:15 – 17:30 Cryostripping: 7 years of experience in the treatment of varicose veins – S. Oliaru
17:30 – 17:45 Reporting outcomes of EVLA of GSV – R. F. Velletaz
17:45 – 18:00 Treatment of remainder or recurrent pelvic varicose vein with echo sclerosis with foam in the

post-embolization syndrome of a pelvic congestion – J. A. Nigro

18:00 – 18:15 Current role of the cyanoacrylate glue ablation for chronic venous insufficiency – K. Bozkurt
18:15 – 18:30 The treatment of pelvic venous disorders – J. Leal Monedero
17:00 – 18:00 Free Communications of IUA Youth Committee Hall 3
Chairs: Z. C. Liu & S. Ray Pandey
18:00 – 19:00 Free Communications Hall 3
Chairs: L. R. Guo & J. Oliviera-Pinto

CHINA CHAPTER OF THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY

08:00 – 09:30 Vascular and endovascular treatment of arterial diseases: Experience from China Hall 1
Chairs: Y. Gu & P. Liu
08:00 – 08:15 Clinical outcomes of total endovascular treatment of type B aortic dissection with aberrant right

subclavian artery – Z. Shi

08:15 – 08:30 Application of angiographosome concept in the endovascular treatment of critical diabetic ischemia –

D. Ji

08:30 – 08:45 Redefining DCB in BTK treatment – 12 months outcomes of AcoArt II study – L. R. Guo
08:45 – 09:00 Spontaneous isolated dissection of the superior mesenteric artery: Management strategy based on

new morphological classification – D. L. Li

09:00 – 09:15 Strategy for treating coexist carotid artery and coronary artery disease – Z. Ye
09:15 – 09:30 Development of endovascular therapy on symptomatic vertebral stenosis – Y. Gu

HEALTH AND WELLBEING RESEARCH INSTITUTE SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY

08:00 – 09:00 Exploring the use of dietary interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in high-risk populations – current evidence and future prospects. Hall 2
Chairs: N. Angelides & M. Klonizakis
08:00 – 08:15 Implementing a range of mediterranean diet-based interventions in older sedentary populations –

M. Klonizakis

08:15 – 08:30 Exploring the beneficial effect of a polyphenol-rich diet on cardiovascular risk in a hypertensive

population – J. Woodside

08:30 – 08:45 Cardioprotective effects of the DASH dietary pattern in people with type 2 diabetes – assessing the

current evidence – J. Sievenpiper

08:45 – 09:00 Results so far of a detailed questionnaire on the Mediterranean diet monitored by the Mediterranean League of Angiology and Vascular Surgery – N. Angelides

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & ITALIAN SOCIETY FOR VASCULAR MEDICINE

08:00 – 09:30 Good clinical practice in lower extremity artery disease (LEAD) Hall 3
Chairs: E. Arosio & P. Tondi
08:00 – 08:15 Epidemiology of PAD in Europe – L. Mazzolai
08:15 – 08:30 Diagnostic tool in detection of preclinical and clinical lower extremity artery disease – P. Poredos 
08:30 – 08:45 Role of biomarkers in lower extremity artery disease pathogenesis: New insights – F. Mannello
08:45 – 09:00 Clinical practice in lower extremity artery disease – A. Mansilha
09:00 – 09:15 Management of asymptomatic LEAD and symptomatic patients with II stage LEAD – L. Aluigi
09:15 – 09:30 Clinical approach for physical training and reduction of cardiovascular risk in LEAD – S. De Marchi

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY

09:30 – 11:00 Unmet needs in venous disease Hall 1
Chairs: J. Fareed & A. Nicolaides
09:30 – 09:45 Best practice and unmet needs in chronic venous disease management – A. Mansilha
09:45 – 10:00 New insights in varicose veins medical management – J. Raffetto
10:00 – 10:15 Focus on patients with skin alteration (C4-C6) – T. Urbanek
10:15 – 10:30 Best practice and unmet needs in venous thromboembolism management – A. Nicolaides
10:30 – 10:45 Management of unsuitable patients for OACs therapy – G. Palareti
10:45 – 11:00 High risk patients for CVU development after DVT episode – L. Chernukha
11:00 Final remarks – J. Fareed

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY

09:00 – 09:40 Rehabilitation in vascular disease Hall 2
Chairs: A. Caggiati & M. Klonizakis
09:00 – 09:15 The IUP Consensus on rehabilitation of venous disease – A.Caggiati
09:15 – 09:30 Therapeutic education combined with balneotherapy in lymphedema patients – P. Carpentier
09:30 – 09:40 Understanding the role of microcirculation: Microcirculatory effects of physical therapies – M. Klonizakis
09:40 – 11:00 Keynote Lectures Hall 2
Chairs: L. R. Guo & S. Novo
09:40 – 10:00 Outpatient management of acute pulmonary embolism – R. Shields
10:00 – 10:20 FFPM in Italy, partner of HCPs and patients for chronic venous disease management – P. L. Antignani
10:20 – 10:40 Hot issues and unsolved tasks of diabetic foot care – Z. Pecsvarady
10:40 – 11:00 Training path for phlebologists in Europe – D. Radu

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & SLOVENIAN SOCIETY FOR VASCULAR DISEASE

09:30 – 11:00 Advances in the treatment of vascular diseases Hall 3
Chairs: L. Belova & M. Kozak
09:30 – 09:45 Home treatment of pulmonary embolism – our experiences – G. Tratar
09:45 – 10:00 Safety of outpatient treatment with oral anticoagulation drugs – Ljubljana registry – T. Vižintin Cuderman
10:00 – 10:15 Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in the hospital – cross–sectional study M. Kozak
10:15 – 10:30 Cerebral venous thrombosis L. Belova
10:30 – 10:45 Incidental vs. symptomatic abdominal venous thromboses during anticoagulation: Data from the RIETE registry – P. Di Micco
10:45 – 11:00 Thromboembolic disorders and pregnancy – H. Kiesewetter

SPONSORED SESSION

11:00 – 12:30 Chronic venous disease (CVD) and diabetes: Looking beyond the veins Hall 1
Chairs: TBC
11:00 – 11:15  CVD: Pathophysiology, risk factors and comorbidities – TBC
11:15 – 11:30  The puzzle of diabetic complications and related risk factors – TBC
11:30 – 11:50  Unraveling the differences and similarities between CVD and DM – TBC
11:50 – 12:05  Microvascular complications in the kidney – TBC
12:05 – 12:20  Microvascular complications in the eye – TBC
12:20 – 12:30  Q&A – TBC
12:30 – 13:00 Keynote Lecture Hall 1
Chair: D. Clement
12:30 – 13:00 Development of surgical treatment of lower limb ischemia in China – Y. Gu
13:00 – 14:00 BREAK
14:00 – 15:00 Connective tissue vascular diseases Hall 1
Chairs: C. Allegra & P. Carpentier
14:00 – 14:20 Capillaroscopy in scleroderma – J. Constans
14:20 – 14:40 Digital arterial pressure measurements – S. Blaise
14:40 – 15:00 Rehabilitation in patients with scleroderma – M. Klonizakis

AUSTRIAN SOCIETY OF PHLEBOLOGY AND ANGIOLOGY, DERMATOLOGY & AUSTRIAN SOCIETY OF INTERNAL MEDICINE AND ANGIOLOGY & ITALIAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PHLEBOLOGY

14:00 – 15:30 Management of venous thromboembolism Hall 2
Chairs: C. Allegra & P. Marschang
14:00 – 14:15 Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis – P. Zamboni
14:15 – 14:30 Endovascular treatment of pulmonary embolism – P. Marschang
14:30 – 14:45 Endovascular treatment for proximal early thrombus removal – M. Danese
14:45 – 15:00 Endovascular treatment of deep venous thrombosis – O. Schlager
15:00 – 15:15 Chronic outflow obstruction: Recanalization techniques in complex cases – C. Ambrogi
15:15 – 15:30 Endovascular treatment of the post thrombotic syndrome – F. Hafner

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & PORTUGUESE SOCIETY OF ANGIOLOGY AND VASCULAR SURGERY

14:00 – 15:30 Lower limbs arterial diseases Hall 3
Chairs: P. L. Antignani & A. Mansilha
14:00 – 14:15 PAD and medical treatment: What’s new in guidelines? J. Pereira Albino
14:15 – 14:30 SFA lesions and the controversies of using DES L. Mendes Pedro
14:30 – 14:45 Does the use of DCB influence outcomes of CLTI patients? F. Bastos Gonçalves
14:45 – 15:00 Catheter directed thrombolytic treatment of peripheral arterial occlusions M. Kozak
15:00 – 15:15 Enhancing of hypoxic cells defense system in patients with intermittent claudication in course of training

S. De Marchi

15:15 – 15:30 Association of provisional stenting with long-term all-cause mortality for femoropopliteal artery disease-a further analysis of 5-year outcome of the ACOART I study

J. Liu

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY

15:00 – 16:30 Cerebro vascular diseases Hall 1
Chairs: G. Oderich & J. Pitha
15:00 – 15:15 New carotid diseases guidelines – A. L. Abbott
15:15 – 15:30 Carotid endarterectomy and stenting- comparison of two methods performed in the same patient –

P. Myrcha

15:30 – 15:45 Progression of coronary calcium burden and carotid stiffness in patients with essential

thrombocythaemia associated with jak2 v617f – A. Blinc

15:45 – 16:00 Optimal timing of carotid interventions in symptomatic patients – P. Gloviczki
16:00 – 16:15 Carotid body tumor – preoperative embolization in individualized treatment – T. Cohnert
16:15 – 16:30 Urgent carotid endarterectomy: The referral center experience – M. Markovic

ASIAN SOCIETY FOR VASCULAR BIOLOGY

15:30 – 16:15 The regulation of vascular homeostasis and the roles of perivascular adipose tissue Hall 2
Chairs: H. Shimokawa & Y. Wang
15:30 – 15:45 Shear stress and endothelial cell function – Y. Huang
15:45 – 16:00 Perivascular adipose tissue and the regulation of Kv7 channels: Implications for resistant hypertension –

M. Gollasch

16:00 – 16:15 Anti-contractile activity of SIRT1 in perivascular adipose tissue – Y. Wang

EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF VASCULAR MEDICINE & CENTRAL EUROPEAN VASCULAR FORUM

15:30 – 17:00 Advances in the treatment of peripheral arterial diseases Hall 3
Chairs: R. Avram & S. Novo
15:30 – 15:45 Thromboangioitis obliterans – what do we know 110 years after the description of the disease by

Leo Buerger – V. Stvrtinova

15:45 – 16:00 Old and new risk factors for peripheral arterial disease – M. Kozak
16:00 – 16:15 Peripheral arterial disease and air pollution: Risks of acute limb ischemia – J. J. Belch
16:15 – 16:30 Endovascular treatment of femoro-popliteal lesion: Today is the best choice – M. Brodmann
16:30 – 16:45 Indications for femoro-popliteal surgical revascularization – M. Szostek
16:45 – 17:00 Medical therapy in peripheral arterial disease – R. Martini

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & FRENCH SOCIETY OF PHLEBOLOGY

16:30 – 18:00 Progress and perspectives in phlebology Hall 1
Chairs: C. Hamel-Desnos & E. Intriago
16:00 – 16:15 Methods to improve patient’s comfort during thermal ablation procedure – S. Gracia
16:15 – 16:30 Updates in capillaroscopy – P. Carpentier
16:30 – 16:45 New approach to C1 sclerotherapy – M. Josnin
16:45 – 17:00 When and which protocol should be used to prevent DVT after endovenous ablation in high thrombotic

risk patients? – S. Oliaru

17:00 – 17:15 A new approach to the management of the post-thrombotic syndrome – T. Urbanek
17:15 – 17:30 A pragmatic approach of varicose veins of the lower limbs of pelvic origin – T. Wassila
16:15 – 17:15 Free Communications Hall 2
Chairs: M. K. Jezovnik & S. Ray Pandey
17:15 – 18:15 Free Communications Hall 2
Chairs: L. Aluigi & L. R. Guo

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & THE BALKAN VENOUS FORUM

17:00 – 18:30 Updates in the management of chronic venous disease Hall 3
Chairs: A. Giannoukas & D. Kontothanassis
17:00 – 17:15 Mathematical modelling of the venous wall dilatation – E. Goranova
17:15 – 17:30 The effects of MPFF in the management of patients with varicose veins using thermal ablation –

C. Karathanos

17:30 – 17:45 At 20 years of coumarin bandage for venous ulcers – F. Vega Resgado
17:45 – 18:00 Endovascular treatment of varicose veins: What is better? – I. Bihari
18:00 – 18:15 Photo-termography approach to assessment of venous leg ulcer – A. Jawien
18:15 – 18:30 Microfoam sclerotherapy in recurrent varicose veins following surgery – E. Intriago

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY

18:00 – 18:45 Pathophysiology, biochemistry and therapy of chronic venous disease: The state-of-the-art Hall 1
Chairs: F. Mannello & J. Raffetto
18:00 – 18:15 Pathophysiology of chronic venous disease – F. Mannello
18:15 – 18:30 Implications of treatment for chronic venous disease – J. Raffetto
18:30 – 18:45 Research progress and future directions for chronic venous disease – S. Onida
18:15 – 19:15 Free Communications Hall 2
Chairs: A. Izzo & Z. Lazarashvili
18:30 – 19:30 Free Communications Hall 3
Chairs: G. Alari & F. Passariello
18:45 – 19:30 Digital health Hall 1
Chairs: T. Karplus & K. Roztocil
18:45 – 19:00 Digital angiology – S. Pillon
19:00 – 19:15 Digital plebology – A.Orsini
19:15 – 19:30 Digital health infrastructure – CISCO

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & CZECH SOCIETY OF ANGIOLOGY

08:00 – 09:00 Treatment of various aortic diseases is still a challenge Hall 1
Chairs: D. Karetova & K. Roztocil
08:00 – 08:20 Management of complex type A aortic dissection with open surgery and endovascular techniques, results of single centre study – P. Vařejka
08:20 – 08:40 Large vessel vasculitis in the 21st century – new promising drugs – A. Jenisova
08:40 – 09:00 Long term follow-up of patients after EVAR – endoleak management – J. Pudil

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & BENELUX SOCIETY OF PHLEBOLOGY

08:00 – 09:00 The swollen leg Hall 2
Chairs: S. Padaria & M. Vuylsteke
08:00 – 08:15 Impact of deep venous pathology as a possible cause of leg swelling – C. Wittens
08:15 – 08:30 Impact of superficial venous pathology – K. Vanslembroek
08:30 – 08:45 Impact of lymphedema and lipedema as possible cause of leg swelling – S. Thomis
08:45 – 09:00 Consensus and evidence-based guidelines for management of chronic lymphedema – M. Gloviczki
09:00 – 09:30 Free communications Hall 2
Chairs: I. Cvyetko & A. Sampaio

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY

08:00 – 09:30 Update in venous diseases from the world Hall 3
Chairs: A. Bradbury & A. Scuderi
08:00 – 08:15 Ultrasound guide foam sclerotherapy: Latino american guidelines – S. Garbarz
08:15 – 08:30 The classic and distal crossectomy as alternatives against endovascular surgery – F. Vega Resgado
08:30 – 08:45 The point of endovascular treatments – D. Kontothanassis
08:45 – 09:00 Ultrasound guided foam sclerosis: Is it a surgical alternative in the elderly? – E. Intriago
09:00 – 09:15 Treatment of post thrombotic disease: Does the compression level influence the outcome? – E. Ivanov
09:15 – 09:30 Microfoam sclerotherapy in recurrent varicose veins following surgery – S. Evangelista

SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM

09:00 – 10:00 TBC Hall 1
Chairs: TBC
  TBC
10:00 – 11:00 IUA Chapter Vice President Reports Hall 1
Chairs: Y. Gu & T. Karplus
  P. L. Antignani (Europe) – J. Fareed (North America) – P. Komlos (Latin America) – P. Liu (China) – P. Poredos (Multinational Chapter)

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & INTERNATIONAL UNION OF PHLEBOLOGY

09:30 – 11:00 The international point on venous diseases Hall 2
Chairs: P. L. Antignani & A. Bradbury
09:30 – 09:45 SFALT – a new LASER – foam treatment for saphenous varices – L. Tessari
09:45 – 10:00 Similarities and controversies in international phlebo-lymphology guidelines – S. Gianesini
10:00 – 10:15 Deep venous stenting in post thrombotic syndrome – S. Doganci
10:15 – 10:30 Pelvic congestion syndrome: The UIP consensus – Z. Lazarashvili
10:30 – 10:45 The point on thermal ablation of varicose veins – M. Vuylsteke
10:45 – 11:00 A critical appraisal of venous research – C. Wittens

CENTRAL EUROPEAN VASCULAR FORUM & ITALIAN COUNCIL FOR CARDIOVASCULAR RISK REDUCTION

09:30 – 11:00 Arterial hypertension as a risk factor of vascular diseases Hall 3
Chairs: G. Mancia & V. Stvrtinova
09:30 – 09:45 Arterial hypertension as a risk factor for atherosclerotic peripheral arterial disease of lower limbs –

D. Celovska

09:45 – 10:00 Arterial hypertension as a risk factor for chronic venous disease – V. Stvrtinova
10:00 – 10:15 Risk factors for atherosclerosis in Slovak secondary school students – K. Dostalova
10:15 – 10:30 Can hypertensive vascular damage be reversible? – E. Agabiti Rosei
10:30 – 10:45 Adherence to antihypertensive treatment in real life medicine – G. Mancia
10:45 – 11:00 Low blood pressure: A new risk factor for vessels and heart? – D. Clement
11:00 – 13:00 Keynote Lectures Hall 1
Chairs: P. L. Antignani & Y. Gu
11:00 – 11:30 Harm reduction in the context of cardiovascular diseases – R. Zimlichman
11:30 – 12:00 Appropriate use of innovations and update of guidelines for management of chronic venous disease

P. Gloviczki

12:00 – 12:20 The state of the art of aortic arch repair – G. Oderich
12:20 – 12:40 Microvascular decompensation: The common pathway of severe arterial and venous diseases

P. Carpentier

12:40 – 13:00 Phlebolympoedema – B. B. Lee
13:00 – 14:00 BREAK

IUA AFROCHAP – NORTH AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST CHAPTER OF THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY

14:00 – 15:30 Up to date in vascular disease Hall 1
Chairs: C. Allegra & E. Hussein
14:00 – 14:15 Arterio – arterial prosthetic loop. Alternative approach for haemodialysis – N. Hamada
14:15 – 14:30 ARCC model for limb salvage – M. Al Basheer
14:30 – 14:45 Catheter directed thrombolysis for acute Iliofemoral DVT – predictors of outcome – E. Hussein
14:45 – 15:00 Vena cava filter deployment prior to percutaneous endovenous therapy for proximal lower limb deep

venous thrombosis: Should we routinely practice? – M. Ismail

15:00 – 15:15 Redo peripheral endovascular interventions – Tunisian experience – T. Serayeb
15:15 – 15:30 Bare metal vs covered stents for central venous occlusion in haemodialysis patients – A. Nabil

MULTINATIONAL CHAPTER OF THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY

14:00 – 15:30 How to manage patients with multifocal atherosclerotic disease (MFAD)? Hall 2
Chairs: S. Novo & P. Poredos
14:00 – 14:15 The interrelationship between different atherosclerotic diseases – S. Novo
14:15 – 14:30 PAD as an indicator of systemic atherosclerosis – P. Poredos
14:30 – 14:45 Diagnostic approach to the patient with a suspected MFAD – A. Blinc
14:45 – 15:00 Do patients with MFAD need more aggressive preventive and therapeutic measures – M. K. Jezovnik
15:00 – 15:15 Priorities of revascularization procedures in patients with MFAD – J. Fernandes y Fernandes
15:15 – 15:30 Atherosclerosis and immune system – M. Taurino

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & POLISH SOCIETY FOR ANGIOLOGY – POLISH SOCIETY OF PHLEBOLOGY

14:00 – 15:30 News in vascular medicine Hall 3
Chairs: P. Terlecki & T. Urbanek
14:00 – 14:15 Physical medicine in angiology – A. Sieroń
14:15 – 14:30 Lymphatic function in chronic venous disease – A. Szuba
14:30 – 14:45 Three-years follow-up of the use of Flebogrif system in the treatment of varicose veins of lower extremities – T. Zubilewicz
14:45 – 15:00 Iliac vein stenting in chronic venous disease – A. Rajeev
15:00 – 15:15 Reducing hyperpigmentation after sclerotherapy (RHyAS) study: Results of a multicentre, randomized, controlled, clinical trial – A. G. Ochoa
15:15 – 15:30 How to deal with the complications of phlebological procedures? – T. Urbanek

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY

15:30 – 16:15 Will the new CEAP change the clinical practice Hall 1
Chairs: P. L. Antignani & P. Carpentier
15:30 – 15:45 Historical introduction – B. Eklof
15:45 – 16:00 The main improvements in the 2020 CEAP version – F. Lurie
16:00 – 16:15 What the new CEAP will change in clinical practice. The physician point of view – P. Carpentier

SOUTHERN AFRICA CHAPTER OF THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY

16:15 – 17:00 HIV/AIDS and thrombosis Hall 1
Chairs: E. Hussein & B. Jacobson
16:15 – 16:30 HIV and venous thrombosis – B. Jacobson 
16:30 – 16:45 HIV and arterial thrombosis – T. Abdool Carrim 
16:45 – 17:00 HIV and TTP – S. Louw 
15:30 – 16:30 Free communications Hall 2
Chairs: A. Jawien & G. Failla
15:30 – 16:30 Free communications Hall 3
Chairs: D. H. Ji & B. M. Ligas
17:00 – 18:00 Free Communications Hall 1
Chairs: B. Fazeli & J. Markovic
16:30 – 18:00 Free communications Hall 2
Chairs: S. Padaria & F. Tomaselli
16:30 – 17:30 Workshop carotid / Workshop ABI Hall 3
Chairs: TBC
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17:30 – 18:30 Workshop USGS / Elastic stockings / Workshop (Monedero) Hall 3
Chairs: TBC
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18:00 – 19:00 IUA general assembly Hall 1
18:00 – 19:00 Free communications Hall 2
Chairs: D. Benevento & Q. S. Lu

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY

08:00 – 09:30 Aneurysm of thoraco-abdominal aorta Hall 1
Chairs: P. Gloviczki & G. Oderich
08:00 – 08:15 Fenestrated branched repair of TAAAs – G. Oderich
08:15 – 08:30 AAA within aortic dissections – I. Cvjetko
08:30 – 08:45 Complications after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm – O. Martinelli
08:45 – 09:00 Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm with complex anatomy – C. Shu
09:00 – 09:15 Thoracoabdominal aneurysm treated with branched stent graft – A. Jawien
09:15 – 09:30 Current guidelines for elective repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms – P. Gloviczki

ITALIAN SOCIETY OF ANGIOLOGY AND VASCULAR MEDICINE & VAS-EUROPEAN INDEPENDENT FOUNDATION IN ANGIOLOGY/VASCULAR MEDICINE

08:00 – 09:30 Peripheral artery disease, the 21st epidemic: Between greater awareness and new therapeutic scenarios. Concrete aims and results Hall 2
Chairs: G. Arpaia & M. Catalano
08:00 – 08:15 PAD and cardio-vascular disease: Weight and chances – D. Olinic
08:15 – 08:30 Awareness: A call to action – G. Lessiani
08:30 – 08:45 International PAD strategic network – M. Catalano
08:45 – 09:00 The importance of administrative and registry data on PAD across Europe – E. Kolossváry
09:00 – 09:15 Horizon scanning within new therapeutic scenarios and innovative organization schemes – A. Visonà
09:15 – 09:30 Surgical approach and indications: The patients and the multidisciplinary vascular team – W. Dorigo

ITALIAN SOCIETY OF LYMPHOANGIOLOGY & EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF LYMPHOLOGY & LATIN MEDITERRANEAN CHAPTER OF INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF LYMPHOLOGY

08:00 – 09:30 Lymphedema: Open questions and future prospectives Hall 3
Chairs: C. Campisi & S. Michelini
08:00 – 08:15 From the histopathology of lymphedema to the precise definition and staging – E. Fulcheri
08:15 – 08:30 The best practice for the combined physical treatment of lymphedema – S. Michelini
08:30 – 08:45 Clinical aspects – E. Dimakakos
08:45 – 09:00 Conservative treatment – M. Cestari
09:00 – 09:15 Surgical options – F. Boccardo
09:15 – 09:30 Staging-guided surgical approaches and amazing future directions – C. C. Campisi

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY

09:30 – 10:30 Aortic arch repair Hall 1
Chairs: P. Gloviczki & Y. Gu
09:30 – 09:50 How to manage aortic arch pathology: Open, hybrid, chimney or fenestration – C. Shu
09:50 – 10:10 Risk of stroke in patients with left subclavian artery overstented during endovascular treatment of

thoracic aorta diseases – M. Szostek

10:10 – 10:30 Selective extracorporeal circulation combined with in situ needling fenestration in endovascular repair of

aortic arch lesions – L. Wei

VAS-EUROPEAN INDEPENDENT FOUNDATION IN ANGIOLOGY/VASCULAR MEDICINE

09:30 – 11:00 Milestones in Buerger’s disease Hall 2
Chairs: P. L. Antignani & B. Fazeli
09:30 – 09:45 Thromboangiitis obliterans from Leo Buerger point of view – B. Fazeli
09:45 – 10:00 Rise and fall in incidence of Buerger’s disease: Is it really because of incidence of tobacco consumption?
A. Szuba
10:00 – 10:15 Is tobacco an etiologic factor in Buerger’s disease or an aggravating factor? – T. Iwai
10:15 – 10:30 Challenges in diagnosis of Buerger’s disease? – E. Hussein
10:30 – 10:45 Buerger’s disease treatment: Invasive or conservative – M. Bashar
10:45 – 11:00 The next step for understanding Buerger’s disease: Introduction of VAS biobank on Buerger’s disease, as an association of BBMRI- M. Catalano

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ANGIOLOGY & ITALIAN SOCIETY OF AESTHETIC MEDICINE & PAN-AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PHLEBOLOGY, LYMPHOLOGY AND AESTHETIC MEDICINE

09:30 – 11:30 News in phlebo-lymphology Hall 3
Chairs: A. Martinez Granados & F. Tomaselli
09:30 – 09:45 The volumes of lower limbs – S. Michelini
09:45 – 10:00 Vascular dyschromia and cutaneous eczema – T. Lotti
10:00 – 10:15 Bandaging in acute lymphangitis: Can/must we do it? – A. Macciò
10:15 – 10:30 Venous ulcer treatment with inelastic short stretch system – J. A. Serralde Gallegos
10:30 – 10:45 Ultrasound anatomy of dermal and subdermal venous plexus – A. Orrego 
10:45 – 11:00 Great saphenous vein reflux treatment in patients with femoral valve incompetence: The excluded saphenous vein technique (ESVT) – M. Pagano
11:00 – 11:15 Treatment of incompetent perforating veins with echosclerosis: Tips and tricks – V. Canata
11:15 – 11:30 What is the best method for treating the patients with varicose veins? – E. Buturrini

CUBAN SOCIETY OF ANGIOLOGY AND VASCULAR SURGERY & NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ANGIOLOGY AND VASCULAR SURGERY

10:30 – 11:30 Reducing high level amputations in diabetic foot ulcers: From the surgery to the application of intralesional epidermal growth factors Hall 1
Chairs: A. Garcia Herrera & T. Karplus
10:30 – 10:45 From the bench to the laboratory – J. Berlanga
10:45 – 11:00 Minimal local surgical procedures in diabetic foot ulcers – A. Fabelo
11:00 – 11:15 Intralesional application of epidermal growth factor in diabetic foot ulcers: Our results and experience

A. Garcia Herrera

11:15 – 11:30 Combining revascularization of the extremity and application of intralesional EGFrh, reduce costs and

amputations in ischemic diabetic ulcers – C. Valdes Perez

11:00 – 11:30 TBC Hall 2
Chairs: TBC
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11:00 – 11:30 TBC Hall 3
Chairs: TBC
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PLENARY SESSION

11:30 – 12:30 TBC Hall 1
Chairs: TBC
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12:30 – 13:00 Closing Ceremony Hall 1
Chairs: TBC