About this event

  • Date and time Wed 1 Sep 2021 from 2:30pm to 4 Sep 2021 at 12:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Vascular, Lipid and Metabolic Medicine Section, The European Society of Vascular Medicine

This free 4-day virtual conference will provide evidence-based lectures from highly respected international experts on best practice for the peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patient, along with a comprehensive review of PVD aspects, covering peripheral artery disease, venous disease and lymphology. And update on the latest evidence in epidemiology, diagnosis and management.

The extensive 4-day programme featuring eminent international speakers will cover: 

  • The latest advances in:
    • vascular and metabolic medicine
    • the management of hypercholesterolemia
  • Best current practice and/or current best evidence-based practice in:
    • the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolic disease
    • peripheral arterial disease
    • Raynauds phenomenon
    • the prevention and treatment of lipid-lowering in peripheral arterial disease
    • Lymphatic disease
  • Best current use of antithrombotics in peripheral vascular disease
  • The impact of COVID-19 on microcirculation disorders
  • Current challenges in revascularisation

This is a unique multidisciplinary virtual conference providing education for physicians, surgeons and interventional radiologists. 

CPD learning applied for all 4 days. 

We would like to thank our sponsor Viatris for their support of this meeting. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.

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Key speakers

Professor Gerry Fowkes

Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology, Usher Institute, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, UK

Dr Fredrick Wigley

Physician-Scientist and Director, The Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center, USA

Dr Marianne Brodmann

Head of Division of Angiology and Head of Clinical Research, Division of Angiology, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Professor Alberico Catapano

Professor of Pharmacology and Director, Center of Epidemiology and Preventive Pharmacology, University of Milan, the Laboratory of Lipoproteins, Immunity and Atherosclerosis, the Center for the Study of Atherosclerosis, Bassini Hospital, and Multimedica IRCCS Milan, Italy

Dr Sonia Anand

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, McMaster University, and Director of the Population Genomics Program and a vascular medicine specialist, Hamilton Health Services and McMaster University, Canada

Agenda

View the programme - Wednesday 1 September 2021

Symposium one: Introduction

Opening ceremony and welcome

Jill Belch & Saroj Das

Symposium two: Debate - Vascular medicine and metabolic medicine: Where are we going?

Chaired by: TBC

Discussion one

Christian Heiss (UK/Germany)

Discussion two

Andrew Krentz (UK)

Comfort break

Symposium three: Venous thrombo-embolic disease

Chaired by: Adriana Visona (Italy) and Paul Flynn

Risk of venous thromboembolism in patients with COVID‐19

Ay Cihan (Austria)

VTE in pregnancy

Manuel Monreal Bosch (Spain)

VTE:  Extended treatment

Paolo Prandoni (Italy)

Thrombolysis in the prevention of PTS

TBC

Discussion

Symposium four: Young academy of the ESVM session

Chaired by: Thomas Gary (Austria) and Daniel Swerdlow

TBA

TBA

Risk factors management in vascular patients: An ICP model

Paola Bigolin (Italy)

Charcot development and diabetic foot

Rumaisa Banatwalla (UK)

Symposium five: Plenary - New frontiers in the management of hypercholesterolemia

Chaired by: Dan-Mircea Olinic and Jaimini Cegla

New frontiers in the management of hypercholesterolemia

TBA

Comfort break

Vascular, Lipid and Metabolic Medicine Section AGM

Members only 

Vascular, Lipid and Metabolic Medicine Section AGM

Saroj Das

Close of meeting
View the programme - Thursday 2 September 2021

Welcome and introduction

Symposium six: Aspects of peripheral arterial disease

The PAD iceberg: Epidemiology and under-diagnosis

Gerry Fowkes (uk)

Walking distance: How can we improve it without endovascular intervention

TBA

State of the art/controversy: Drug coated balloons PAD

TBA

Peri-interventional care of PAD patients

Uli Frank (Switzerland)

Symposium seven - Plenary: Antithrombotics in PAD

Chaired by: Karel Roztocil (Czech) and Handrean Soran

Antithrombotics in PAD

TBA

Symposium eight - Plenary: TBA

Chaired by: Vinko Boc (Slovenia) and Sean Caroll

TBA

TBA

Comfort break

Symposium nine: ESC Aorta and PAD W/G Session

Chaired by: Lucia Mazzoli (Switzerland) and Gerard Stansby

Should we screen for AAA ?

Victor Aboyans (France)

Endovascular or surgical repair ?

Henrik Sillesen (Denmark)

What follow up after a AAA intervention?

Daniel Staub (Switzerland)

Discussion
Comfort break

Vascular, Lipid and Metabolic Medicine Section Council Meeting

Council members only 

Vascular, Lipid and Metabolic Medicine Section Council Meeting
Close of meeting
View the programme - Friday 3 September 2021

Welcome and introduction

Symposium ten: Microcirculation

Chaired by: Agata Stanek (Poland) and Faisel Khan

COVID-19 and the cardiovascular system

Tomasz Guzik (UK/Poland)

Endothelial dysfunction in COVID-19

Andreas Flammer (Switzerland)

Microcirculation in cardiometabolic disease

Coen Stehouwer (Netherlands)

Panel discussion

Symposium eleven - Plenary: Raynauds phenomenon

Chaired by: Patrick Carpentier (France) and John Pauling

Raynauds phenomenon

Fred Wigley (USA)

Comfort break

Symposium twelve: Diabetes and PAD/diabetic foot

Chaired by: Zsolt Pecsvarady (Hungary) and Andrew Krentz

Death rate after foot ulcer

Matthew Young (UK)

Stem cell therapies for diabetic wounds

Shibashish Giri (Germany)

Community based interventions

Adrian Heald /George Dunn (UK)

Inpatient management of diabetic foot disease

Gerry Rayman (UK)

Symposium thirteen - Plenary: Lipid lowering in PAD: An effective approach for treatment and prevention

Chaired by: Catriona Canning (Ireland) and Dimitri Mikhailidis

Lipid lowering in PAD: An effective approach for treatment and prevention

Alberico Catapano (Italy)

Comfort break

European Society for Vascular Medicine AGM

ESVM members only 

European Society for Vascular Medicine AGM

Jill Belch and Sonia Isabelle

Close of meeting
View the programme - Saturday 4 September 2021

Welcome and introduction

Symposium fourteen: Honorary fellowship award

Chaired by Anders Gottsater and Jill Belch

TBA

TBA

Symposium fifteen: VLMM CV Symposium: Challenges in revascularisation

Chaired by: Ali Chraim (Ukraine) and Saroj Das

When to revascularise acute DVT?

Oliver Schlager (Austria)

Challenges in Pelvic vein disease

Michael Lichtenberg (Germany)

The calcified lesion and atherectomy

Juraj Madaric (Slovakia)

Still 'endovascular first' for effective PAD treatment

Marianne Brodmann (Austria)

Panel discussion
Comfort break

Symposium sixteen: Lymphatic disease

Chaired by: Dimakakos Evangelos (Greece) and Uazman Alam

From an epidemiologic point of view: What is Lymphedema? How to understand the controversies around the definition

Christine Moffatt (UK)

From a clinical/classification point of view: What is Lymphedema? How to understand the controversies around the definition

Kristiana Gordon (UK)

New therapeutic options: Genetics in primary lymphoedema - Impact on management

Mikka Vikkula /Isabelle Queré (France)

New therapeutic options: Surgery in primary lymphoedema - Specific issues

Francesco Boccardo (Italy)

Symposium seventeen: Closing ceremony and thanks

Closing ceremony and thanks

Jill Belch, Saroj Das, Andrew Krentz

Close of meeting

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