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Wednesday, 4 December

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* Competing for the MAC Award

13.00-14.05

VEN 1: Case discussions and short communications on Venous Diseases and Vascular Malformations | Lecture Hall B

Chair: Sylvia Haas, Athanasios Giannoukas, Nicholas Leeper
Dmitry DombrovskyStem cells of cord blood in the complex treatment of chronic venous ulcer that do not heal
Andrij NykonenkoSurgery for Nutcracker Syndrome – should we wait until hematuria occurs?
Ihor KobzaAnalysis of the remote results of “the Nutcracker Syndrome” surgical treatment
Mohamed NagibPercutaneous insertion of peripheral vein port catheter for chemotherapy in cancer patients
Iris BaumgartnerEndovascular port-a-cath rescue in acute thrombotic superior vena cava syndrome
Yaroslav KhrebtiyAspiration thrombectomy in the treatment of pulmonary embolism
Ahmed Allam18 month outcomes of patch angioplasty and balloon angioplasty after thrombectomy of AV hemodialysis grafts
Ahmed AllamSafety and efficacy of infraclavicular arterioarterial prosthetic loop graft for hemodialysis access: a review of 45 patients
Adel KamhawyFoam sclerotherapy guided by non-touch laser for management of bleeding scrotal angiokeratoma
Sohiel NagibSclerotherapy of lymphangioma in children: report of 3 cases
Iris BaumgartnerKeynote Lecture: What a vascular specialist needs to know about the management of vascular malformations

14.30-15.40

VEN 2: Primary varicosis (from stripping to glue) and superficial venous thrombosis | Lecture Hall B

Chair: Martin Storck, Alun Davies
Andrew BradburyUltrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy vs. endothermal ablation for the treatment of GSV varicosis – a review of RCTs
Kurşat BozkurtThe 2019 ECP Guideline recommends laser or radiofrequency over surgery or foam sclerotherapy for greater GSV reflux
Athanasios GiannoukasKeynote lecture: Complications of foam sclerotherapy and lessons learnt from the treatment of varicose veins with ablation techniques
Mojahid Najem*Single centre experience with cyanoacrylate glue for the first 100 truncal veins using the VenaSeal™ Closure System
Douglas Wooster*Do ultrasound characteristics of superficial venous thrombosis predict progression?
Nicholas LeeperKeynote Lecture: Clinical and genetic determinants of varicose veins

15.45-16.35

VEN 3: How to prevent and how to treat severe chronic insufficiency and venous ulcers | Lecture Hall B

Chair: Houman Jalaie, Iris Baumgartner
Alun DaviesKeynote Lecture: Early vs. deferred endovenous ablation of superficial venous reflux in patients with venous ulceration: the EVRA RCT
Efthymios AvgerinosVenous ulceration – ablate the superficial reflux early, but don't neglect deep reflux or obstruction 
Andrew BradburyObesity and lower limb venous disease – the epidemic of phlebesity
Martin StorckCompetence levels in wound care – how networks should be organized – a German consensus statement

17.00-18.30

VEN 4: Acute deep venous thrombosis of the lower extremity – advances in endovascular therapy | Lecture Hall B

Chair: Kurşat Bozkurt, Andrew Bradbury
Sylvia HaasLatest real-world evidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) treatment from the GARFIELD-VTE Registry
Efthymios AvgerinosCatheter interventions for acute DVT – who, when, and how
Iris BaumgartnerEndovascular venous therapy after the ATTRACT trial
Houman JalaiePercutaneous mechanical thrombectomy – is it the future of lower extremity DVT therapy?
Gabriel SzendroPregnancy after thrombolysis and stenting for ilio-femoral DVT – outcomes and complications
Rupert BauersachsKeynote Lecture: The management of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer