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Leipzig, Dept. of Angiology

11 livecase(s)
  • Tuesday, March 14th: - , Room 2 - Technical Forum

    Case 10 – CAS of a progressive internal artery stenosis

    Center:
    Leipzig, Dept. of Angiology
    Case 10 – LEI 05: male, 67 years (S-R)
    Operators:
    • Andrej Schmidt,
    • Matthias Ulrich
    CLINICAL DATA
    Progressive stenosis left internal carotid artery stenosis
    Minor stroke left hemispheric 1/2012
    CAD, CABG 2012

    RISK FACTORS
    Art. Hypertension, diabetes mellitus type II, former smoker

    PRESENT STATE
    Duplex: PSV left 5.2 m/sec.
    MR-angiography: high grade stenosis left ICA;
    intracranial MR without pathological findings

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Right groin access
    - 9F 25 cm sheath (TERUMO)

    2. Cannulation of the left external carotid artery
    - 5F Judkins right diagnostic catheter (CARDINAL HEALTH)
    - 0.035" soft angled glidewire, 190 cm (TERUMO)
    - Exchange to 0.035" SupraCore guidewire, 190 cm (ABBOTT)

    3. Cerebral protection
    - MOMA endovascular clamping device (MEDTRONIC)

    4. Predilatation, stenting, and postdilatation
    - 3.5/20 mm MiniTrek RX balloon (ABBOTT)
    - Roadsaver carotid artery stent system (TERUMO)
    - 5.0/20 mm Sterling RX balloon (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)

    5. Aspiration of potential plaque-debris before declamping of the MOMA-system

    6. Final angiography
  • Tuesday, March 14th: - , Room 1 - Main Arena

    Case 05 – Chronic total occlusion left SFA

    Center:
    Leipzig, Dept. of Angiology
    Case 05 – LEI 01: male, 66 years (J-R)
    Operators:
    • Andrej Schmidt,
    • Matthias Ulrich
    CLINICAL DATA
    Severe claudication left calf, Rutherford class 3
    CAD, MI 2002, PCA 2002 and 2016

    RISK FACTORS
    Nicotin abuse, art. Hypertension

    PRESENT STATE
    ABI left 0.67
    Angiography during coronary angiography: long SFA-CTO left

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Access right groin and cross-over approach
    - 5F diagnostic IMA-catheter (CORDIS/CARDINAl HEALTH)
    - 0.035" soft angled glidewire 180 cm (TERUMO)
    - 0.035" stiff SupraCore guidewire 190 cm (ABBOTT)
    - 5F Fortress Cross-over sheath 45 cm (BIOTRONIK)

    2. Guidewire passage
    - 0.035" stiff angled glidewire (TERUMO)
    - 0.018" Cruiser guidewire (BIOTRONIK)

    3. PTA with drug-coated balloons and stenting on indication
    - Passeo 18 balloon 5.0/120 mm for predilatation (BIOTRONIK)
    - Passeo LUX DCB 5.0/120 mm (BIOTRONIK)
    - Pulsar 18 stent (BIOTRONIK)
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  • Tuesday, March 14th: - , Room 1 - Main Arena

    Case 06 – Chronic occlusion left SFA, reocclusion

    Center:
    Leipzig, Dept. of Angiology
    Case 06 – LEI 02: male, 55 years (M-L)
    Operators:
    • Andrej Schmidt,
    • Yvonne Bausback
    CLINICAL DATA
    Severe claudication left calf, Rutherford class 3
    PTA left CFA and SFA 2/2015
    CAD, PTCA 2012

    RISK FACTORS
    Nicotine abuse, art. Hypertension

    PRESENT STATE
    ABI left 0.67

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Access right groin and cross-over approach
    - 5F diagnostic IMA-catheter (CORDIS/CARDINAL HEALTH)
    - 0.035" soft angled glidewire 180 cm (TERUMO)
    - 0.035" stiff SupraCore guidewire 190 cm (ABBOTT)
    - 6F 40 cm Up&Over Sheath, 40 cm (COOK)

    2. Passage of the left SFA-CTO
    - 0.018" Connect Guidewire, 300 cm (ABBOTT)
    - CXC 0.018" 135 cm support catheter (COOK)

    3. Predilatation and stenting
    - Advance balloon 5.0/100 mm (COOK)
    - 14 cm 6 mm Zilver-PTX stent (COOK)
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  • Tuesday, March 14th: - , Room 1 - Main Arena

    Case 07 – CTO left distal SFA, CLI

    Center:
    Leipzig, Dept. of Angiology
    Case 07 – LEI 03: male, 65 years (S-P)
    Operators:
    • Andrej Schmidt,
    • Matthias Ulrich
    CLINICAL DATA
    Critical limb ischemia left, ulceration Dig II and III left, Restpain, Rutherford class 5
    Bypass-occlusion both sides (P1 left)
    PTA right SFA 02/2017, CAD, PTCA 2010

    RISK FACTORS
    Art. Hypertension, diabetes mellitus, former nicotine abuse

    PRESENT STATE
    ABI right 0.72; left 0.3
    Angiography left: distal calcified SFA-CTO, BTK 3-vessel occlusion

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Left antegrade approach
    - 6F 20 cm Radiofocus Introducer Sheath (TERUMO)

    2. Guidewire passage of the SFA-CTO
    - 0.018" Connect 250 T guidewire, 300 cm (ABBOTT)
    - CXC 0.018" support catheter, 90 cm (COOK)

    3. Vessel preparation for the stent implantation
    - Advance Enforcer 35 Focal Force PTA balloon 6.0/40 mm, 50 cm (COOK)

    4. Stenting
    - Zilver-PTX 7/80 mm (COOK)
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  • Tuesday, March 14th: - , Room 1 - Main Arena

    Case 09 – CLI with long BTK-occlusions

    Center:
    Leipzig, Dept. of Angiology
    Case 09 – LEI 04: male, 73 years (K-M)
    Operators:
    • Andrej Schmidt,
    • Yvonne Bausback
    CLINICAL DATA
    CLI with ulceration left dig 2, restpain
    PTA/stent left popliteal artery 1/2016
    Amputaiton dig 1 left 1/2016
    Reocclusion left popliteal artery, Rotarex-thrombectomy 12/2016

    RISK FACTORS
    Former smoker, art. Hypertension

    PRESENT STATE
    Angiography 12/2016, ABI left 0.2

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Antegrade approach left
    - 5F 55 cm Check-Flo sheath (COOK)

    2. Guidewire passage left ATA
    - 0.014" PT2 guidewire, 300 cm (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    - Ultraverse 0.014" balloon as support (BARD)

    In case of failure to pass from antegrade:
    3. Retrograde approach via the dorsalis pedis artery
    - Transpedal access set: 21 Gauge needle, 2.9F sheath (COOK)

    4. PTA
    - 2.5/250 mm VascuTrak scoring balloon (BARD)

    5. Drug-coated balloon treatment
    - Lutonix 2.5/150 mm and 3.0/150 mm drug-coated balloons (BARD)
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  • Wednesday, March 15th: - , Room 1 - Main Arena

    Case 17 – Chronic, calcified common iliac occlusion left

    Center:
    Leipzig, Dept. of Angiology
    Case 17 – LEI 06: male, 56 years (J-L)
    Operators:
    • Andrej Schmidt,
    • Matthias Ulrich
    CLINICAL DATA
    Severe claudication left leg, walking capacity 150 meters
    Failed recanalizaiton attempt left common iliac artery 2/2017
    Stenting right CIA 2/2017

    RISK FACTORS
    Art. Hypertension, nicotine abuse

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Left brachial approach
    - 6F 90 cm Check-Flo Performer (COOK)

    2. Left femoral approach
    - 7F 20 cm Radiofocus Introducer sheath (TERUMO)

    3. Guidewire passage
    - Stiff straight glidewire 260 cm (TERUMO) from both sides
    - CART-technique with 5.0/40 mm Admiral balloon (MEDTRONIC)

    4. Implantation of a covered stent
    - 8.0/38 mm LifeStream (BARD)
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  • Wednesday, March 15th: - , Room 1 - Main Arena

    Case 18 – Subacute in-stent reocclusion left SFA

    Center:
    Leipzig, Dept. of Angiology
    Case 18 – LEI 07: male, 61 years (H-S)
    Operators:
    • Matthias Ulrich,
    • Andrej Schmidt
    CLINICAL DATA
    Severe claudication left calf, walking capacity 100 meters, since 2 months
    Stenting left SFA 2/2014
    CAD, PTCA 2012
    ABI left 0.64; right 0.81
    Duplex-sonography: total occlusion of stents left SFA

    RISK FACTORS
    Art. Hypertension, diabetes mellitus type II
    Former smoker
    Moderat renal insufficiency, GFR 55ml/min

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Right groin retrograde and cross-over approach
    - IMA diagnostic 5F catheter (CORDIS/CARDINAL HEALTH)
    - 0.035" angled soft Radiofocus glidewire, 190 cm (TERUMO)
    - 0.035" SupraCore guidewire, 190 cm (ABBOTT)
    - 8F Balkin Up&Over Sheath, 40 cm (COOK)

    2. Passage of the occlusion and percutaneous thrombectomy
    - 0.035" stiff angled glidewire 260 cm (TERUMO)
    - 0.035" QuickCross support catheter 135 cm (SPECTRANETICS)
    - Exchange to Rotarex guidewire (STRAUB MEDICAL)
    - 8F Rotarex thrombectomy catheter (STRAUB MEDICAL)

    3. PTA with DCBs
    - In.Pact Pacific 5.0/120 mm drug-coated balloons (MEDTRONIC)
  • Wednesday, March 15th: - , Room 1 - Main Arena

    Case 20 – Popliteal and BTK-CTO with CLI

    Center:
    Leipzig, Dept. of Angiology
    Case 20 – LEI 08: male, 64 years (V-S)
    Operators:
    • Andrej Schmidt,
    • Matthias Ulrich
    CLINICAL DATA
    CLI with restpain right foot, Rutherford class 4,
    TEA right groin 1/2016, stenting right SFA 2010
    PTA of a restenosis right SFA 2/2017

    RISK FACTORS
    Diabetes mellitus type 22, former smoker, art. Hypertension

    PRESENT STATE
    ABI right 0.32

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Right antegrade approach
    - 6F 55 cm Check-Flow Performer sheath (COOK)

    2. Guidewire passage of the popliteal and peroneal artery right
    - 0.018" Connect guidewire, 300 cm (ABBOTT)
    - 0.018" Seeker support catheter, 90 cm (BARD)

    3. In case of antegrade failure retrograde access via the peroneal artery
    - 7 cm 21 Gauge needle (COOK)
    - 0.018" Seeker support catheter (BARD)

    4. Atherectomy and PTA
    - HawkOne directional atherectomy (MEDTRONIC)
    - Armada 14 balloon (ABBOTT)
    - Pacific balloon (MEDTRONIC)

    5. Arterial wall injection of dexamethason
    - BullFrog Micro-Infusion-Device (MERCATOR MEDSYSTEMS)
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  • Wednesday, March 15th: - , Room 1 - Main Arena

    Case 21 – Restpain left with popliteal reocclusion

    Center:
    Leipzig, Dept. of Angiology
    Case 21 – LEI 09: female, 78 years (M-V)
    Operators:
    • Matthias Ulrich,
    • Yvonne Bausback
    CLINICAL DATA
    Critical limb ischemia with restpain left foot, Rutherford class 4
    PTA left SFA and popliteal artery (DCBs) 5/2013
    PTA right SFA 2/2017
    CAD, PTCA 2015
    Renal insufficiency, GFR 55 ml/min

    RISK FACTORS
    Former nicotine abuse, art. Hypertension

    PRESENT STATE
    ABI left: 0.1

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Left antegrade approach
    - 6F 55 cm Check-Flo Performer (COOK)

    2. Guidewire passage
    - 0.018" Connect 250 T, 300 cm guidewire (ABBOTT)

    3. PTA
    - Armada 5.o/40 mm and 6.0/40 mm balloon (ABBOTT)

    4. Stenting
    - 5.0/60 mm Supera stent (ABBOTT)
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  • Thursday, March 16th: - , Room 1 - Main Arena

    Case 28 – Extremely calcified SFA-occlusion

    Center:
    Leipzig, Dept. of Angiology
    Case 28 – LEI 10: male, 54 years (F-B)
    Operators:
    • Andrej Schmidt,
    • Johannes Schuster
    CLINICAL DATA
    Severe clauducation right, walking capacity 100 meters, Rutherford class 3
    PTA/stent left SFA 1/2017
    CAD, CABG 2006

    PRESENT STATE
    ABI right: 0.58
    Angiography during PTA left SFA: extremely calcified distal right SFA

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Right antegrade approach
    - 7F 55 cm Check-Flo Performer sheath (COOK)

    2. Guidewire passage of the SFA-CTO right
    - 0.035" Glidewire Advantage (TERUMO)
    - 0.035" CXC support catheter, 90 cm (COOK)

    In case of failure to pass the GW from antegarde
    3. Retrograde approach via the proximal ATA
    - 7 cm 21 Gauge needle (COOK)
    - 0.018" CXC support catheter, 90 cm (COOK)

    4. PTA
    - Pacific 5.0 and 6.0/40 mm balloon (MEDTRONIC)
    - VascuTrak 6/40 mm balloon (BARD)
    - Conquest high pressure balloon (BARD)

    In case of rupture or inability to brake the calcified plaque
    5.
    - Implantation of a Viabahn 7.0/100 mm (GORE) and
    - additional aggressive ballooning after Viabahn implantation

    6. Supera stent implantation
    - 6.0/150 mm Supera (ABBOTT)
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  • Thursday, March 16th: - , Room 1 - Main Arena

    Case 29 – CLI right, BTK total occlusions

    Center:
    Leipzig, Dept. of Angiology
    Case 29 – LEI 11: male, 63 years (L-F)
    Operators:
    • Andrej Schmidt,
    • Yvonne Bausback
    CLINICAL DATA
    PAOD Rutherford 5, ulceration forefoot right
    Stenting of a SFA-occlusion right 11/2013
    Failure to pass the TPT-occlusions right from antegrade 11/2013
    ABI right 0.32
    CAD, CABG 10/2013

    RISK FACTORS
    Art. Hypertension, diabetes mellitus type 2

    PRESENT STATE
    ABI: mediasclerosis
    Angiography from previous unsuccessful intervention

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Antegrade access right groin
    - 5F 55 cm Flexor Check-Flo Introducer (COOK)

    2. Retrograde puncture of the peroneal and/or posterior tibial artery
    - 21 Gauge / 7 cm needle (COOK)
    - 0.018" V-18 control guidewire, 300 cm (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    - Trail Blazer support catheter, 90 cm (COVIDIEN)
    - Snaring of the retrograde GW to the antegrade sheath

    3. Atherectomy of the proximal tibial arteries (bifurcation)
    - Small vessel TurboHawk (MEDTRONIC)

    4. PTA of the tibioperoneal trunk and posterior tibial artery
    - Lutonix DCB (BARD)
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During LINC Asia-Pacific 2017 several live cases will be performed from several international centers. All live case transmissions are coordinated, filmed, and produced by the mediAVentures crew, using the latest in high definition television and wireless technology.

• Beijing PLA Hospital, Beijing, China with Wei Guo
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• Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, South Korea with Jae-Kyu Kim 
• Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA with Prakash Krishnan
• University Hospital Leipzig, Division of Interventional Angiology, Leipzig, Germany with Andrej Schmidt, Matthias Ulrich, Johannes Schuster, Yvonne Bausback

 

 

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