MAC award winners 2018

Dr. Sohiel Nagib

Vascular and Endovascular Department- abu kiir Insurance Hospital,
Alexandria Egypt

Winner of the Best Poster/Short Communication Award in category:
Venous disease

With presentation on:
“Acute upper extremity deep vein thrombosis – indications and effectiveness of superior caval filters

Dr. Leonie Fassaert

Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University,
The Netherlands

Winner of the Best Poster/Short Communication Award in category:
Carotid artery disease

With presentation on:
“Defining the awake blood pressure in
patients undergoing CEA

Dr. Konstantinos Spanos

Vascular Surgery Department, University Hospital of Larissa, Faculty of
Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Thessaly, Larissa,
Greece

Winner of the Best Poster/Short Communication Award in category:
Aortic diseases

With presentation on:
“Pre- and postoperative factors associated with thepersistence of Endoleak Type II after EVAR in the
first year of follow up

Dr. Akshitha Kesharaju

Leeds Teaching Hospital Trusts and Leeds
Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, Leeds, UK

Winner of the Best Poster/Short Communication Award in category:
Peripheral arterial diseases

With presentation on:
“Sarcopenia as predictor of mortality and morbidity following
major lower limb amputation

Dr. Alexander Gombert

European Vascular Center Aachen-Maastricht, The Netherlands
University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany

Winner of:
Best oral presentation

With presentation on:
“Closed-incision negative-pressure therapy reduces
vascular surgical site infections: the randomized AIMS trial