General
Information
Day #1
16 May
Day #2
17 May
Day #3
18 May
08:00 - 09:00

Registration

09:00 - 10:30

Plenary Session: Superficial vein disease

Moderators: Jawien A. (EUR), Sharipov A. (ASIA);  Fakhry A  (AFRICA), Jinchveladze G (GEORGIA)

Main Hall

Updated CEAP classification: does it change the indications?

Modern protocol for LE vein examination: what's new?

Why do I choose non-thermal non-tumescent methods for treatment?

Why do I choose thermal ablation methods?

Complications after superficial vein procedures: how to avoid it?

Options for treatment of recurrent varicose veins

Open surgery: Is still method of choice ?

Open surgery: Is still method of choice?

Discussion

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:15

Opening ceremony

Main Hall

12:30 - 13:00

Key-note lecture supported by Les Laboratories SERVIER

Moderators: Bokuchava M. (Georgia), Lazarashvili Z. (Georgia)

Could we transfer the benefits of VADs in CVD to surgical procedures and sclerotherapy?

Discussion

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:00

"Hidden epidemy" - Limphedema

Moderators: Bozkurt K. (Turkey), Pargalava N. (Georgia)

Treatment of patients with severe lowerlimbs lymphedema

Discussion

Modern algorithms of decongestive Therapy

Discussion

Lymphoedema and Lipoedema

Discussion

Surgery of Lymphatic Disorders: When and How?

15:00 - 16:00

Satelite symposia "Total EVLA" (supported by ATAK GERRAHI)

Moderators: Rial (Spain), Tursunov B. (Uzbekistan); Sabashvili G. (Georgia)

The Optimal Tool for EVLA - Technical Considerations

Total EVLA Treatments in Chronic Venous Insuffiency

Discussion

16:00 - 17:30

Workshops

20:00

Faculty Dinner

09:00 - 10:30

vWIN foundation Session

Moderators Opening: Bottini O. (ARGENTINA); C. Aguero (PARAGUAY); Lazarashvili Z. (GEORGIA)

Main Hall

Parachute Use to Prevent Death after Jumping from a Plane

Expert discussants + open discussion

Met & Unmet Needs in Superficial Venous Treatments

Expert discussants + open discussion

Met & Unmet Needs in Deep Venous Treatments

Expert discussants + open discussion

Open Discussion & Best Submitted Comment

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30

Plenary Session: Acute vein thrombosis

Moderators: Tegler G. (Eur) Sermsathanasawadi N.  (Asia), Bokuchava M. (Georgia)

 

Main Hall

Management of superficial vein thrombosis (SVT)

Updates on the conservative management of DVT

The importance of endothelial inflammation in acute thrombosis management

Cancer associated DVT: NOAC versus LMWH

Outcomes of a Mechanical Thrombectomy for Treating DVT

Catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT) combined with venous stenting

Can we effectively prevent the post-thrombotic syndrome ?

Can we effectively prevent the post-thrombotic syndrome ?

Discussion

12:30 - 13:30

UIP Symposia:at YOUR vein-lymphatic Service

UIP EC members

Main Hall

Vein practice: what should we improve?

EC perspectives

Member Societies & Audience Perspectives

Lymphatic practice: what should we improve?

EC perspectives

Member Societies & Audience Perspectives

EWG update

KEY- NOTE LECTURE: "SURGERY OF LYMPHATIC DISORDERS: WHEN AND HOW?"

CLOSING

13:40 - 14:30

Lunch Break

14:30 - 16:00

Workshops

16:00 - 17:00

Key-note Lecture

Moderators: S.Gianesini (Italy); C. Aguero (Paraguay); Kipiani K. (Georgia)

Main Hall

The Multifaceted Nature of Thrombosis Risk Assessment

Discussion

17:00 - 18:00

Symposia: “Experience and perspectives of interdisciplinary collaboration for Chronic Venous Disease Management.”

Moderators: Gianesini S. (Italy); Lazarashvili Z. (Georgia); Bokuchava M. (Georgia)

Introduction: CVD prevalence and the importance of primary healthcare involvement in CVD management.

Sharing the international practice of specialists and GP collaboration for better outcomes: when to refer and how to manage the patient in primary healthcare.

Cases of patient management based on good collaboration between primary and specialized healthcare professionals.

Discussion

20:00

Presidential Dinner

09:00 - 10:30

Plenary Session: Pelvic Venous Disorders

(Supported by European Pelvic Vein Allianse - EPVA)

Moderators: Witheley M. (EUR);  Moini M.  (Middle East); Lazarashvili Z. (Georgia)

Main Hall

Challengies in the menagment of PeVD

Is it necessary to use cross-sectional methods routinely? Modern protocol for the diagnosis of PeVD

Treatment of pelvic vein reflux: when and how?

Complications after pelvic vein embolization: results of EPVA trial

Treatment options of renal vein obstruction

PeVD and fertility

Stenting of NIVL: is indications clear?

Stenting of NIVL: is indications clear?

Discussion

10:30 - 11:30

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30

Plenary Session: Posttrombotic syndrome

Moderators: Tegler G. (Eur.), Sermsathanasawadi N. (Asia), Demirkilich U (Near East), Popkhadze I. (Georgia)

Conservative management of PTS: is it enough?

Selection of CVO patients

Why dedicated venous stent and which is when?

Tips and tricks for CVO recanalization

Outcome of treatment of concomitant iliocaval venous obstruction and superficial vein reflux in venous leg ulcer patients

Management of chronic venous ulcer: state-of-the-art

Using IVUS is mandatory during CVO recanalization

Using IVUS is mandatory during CVO recanalization

Discussion

12:30 - 13 :00

Closing

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 17:00

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