Milano Aortic Surgery | Peripheral & Venous “How To Do It
Kinya Matsui commented on presentation Treatment results of descending thoracic aortic graft and endograft infection: a systematic review.
Complex endovascular repair
Dr. Gustavo Oderich summarizes in his presentation all important aspects of the endovascular repair of complex aortic aneurysms. The evolution from EVAR to more complex techniques, the upcoming trials, the different stent designs, the current strategies regarding the reduction of SCI, first data about the quality of life in these patients and the impact of simulation on the outcomes of complex endovascular repair are some key issues that are discussed in this paper.
Open Conversion for Failed EVAR: Increasing Need and Different Strategies
Late open conversion after EVAR shows an increasing incidence and is mostly related to arterial degeneration and/or material fatigue. Dr. Michael Makaroun provides a unique overview of different techniques for the challenging open conversion for failed EVAR.
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis: indication and treatment with a mechanical thrombectomy system
Dr. Domenico Baccellieri summarizes all important aspects of deep vein thrombosis with special focus on the new guidelines and the effectiveness of the mechanical thrombectomy with the Indigo thrombectomy device (Penumbra).
Hepatic artery aneurysm: open and endovascular treatment
Dr. Daniele Mascia provides a comprehensive overview of all different endo and open surgical techniques for the treatment of challenging hepatic artery aneurysms. Moreover, the author summarizes the single center experience of San Raffaele Institute between 1998 and 2018.
Ruptured Aneurysm Protocol: Lessons From a Busy Aortic Center
Dr. Benjamin Starnes (Seattle, WA, USA) demonstrates all important features of a well-organized and ‘busy’ aortic center and analyzes the added value of centralization of the aortic treatment. Moreover, Dr. Starnes summarizes all lessons learned during the establishment of the aortic center, which may help physicians to further optimize the EVAR outcomes in the treatment of ruptured AAAs.
Treatment results of descending thoracic aortic graft and endograft infection: a systematic review
Dr. Andrea Kahlberg (Milan, Italy) provides a comprehensive overview of their paper about the treatment strategies and outcomes of openr repair in case fo infected graft and endograft infections in the descending aorta.
Cholesterol, arterial inflammation and destabilization of atherosclerotic plaque: new indications and new weapons
Prof. Alberto Cossini (Milan, Italy) provides an overview of the current guidelines about the LDL levels, explains the mechanism of action of the PCSK9 inhibitors and discusses novel therapies for lipids disorders.