LINC Asia-Pacific 2019 live case guide

Find all live cases and live centers listed below

Conference day 2

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    Case 10 – Juxtarenal AAA-EVAR with fenestrated stentgraft

    Center:
    Beijing PLA Hospital
    Case 10 – BPH 02: male, 67 years
    Operators:
    • Wei Guo
    CLINICAL DATA
    Abdominal pulsating mass detected for 3 years
    Cr: 120 umol/L

    RISK FACTORS
    Hypertension, smoking

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Bifemoral percutaneous approach
    – Preclosing with Proglide closure devices (ABBOTT)
    2. Implantation of the main stentgraft
    – 28/109 mm (COOK)
    – Preset Rosen guidewire to both renal arteries
    – Implanting stents 7–17 mm in bilateral renal arteries
    3. Implantation of the bifurcated stentgraft
    – 24/20/94 mm (COOK)
    4. Implantation of iliac stentgraft
    – 18/39 mm (COOK)
    5. PTA of the graft
    – Coda balloon catheter (COOK)
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    Case 20 – Left common iliac occlusion (May-Thurner Syndrome)

    Center:
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital
    Case 20 – POW 05: male, 47 years (M-C)
    Operators:
    • Bryan Yan,
    • GuangMing Tan,
    • Steven Kum,
    • Sven Bräunlich
    CLINICAL DATA
    JAK2 +ve Myeloproliferative disease
    History of left ilio-femoral DVT and PE 2017
    Persistent left leg swelling and pain
    CEAP 4 and Villalta 18

    IMPORTANT ITEMS
    CT showed left CIV compression
    Latest DUS showed proximal clot extended to left CIV with partial recanalization
    Popliteal vein patent

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. (day before) Left popliteal puncture under ultrasound
    2. (day before) Antegrade crossing of left CFV-EIV-CIV
    – Advantage wire (TERUMO)
    – Navicross support catheter (TERUMO)
    3. (day before) Ultrasound assisted thrombolysis infusion catheter (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    4. (day before) 24 hour ultrasound assisted thrombolytic infusion
    5. Balloon angioplasty
    – Conquest or Atlas (BARD/BD)
    6. Intravascular ultrasound guided vessel sizing
    – Volcano Vision PV .035 (PHILIPS)
    7. Stenting
    – Venovo stent (BARD/BD)
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    Case 11 – Rotational atherectomy with DCB for recurrent popliteal artery stenosis

    Center:
    Seoul National University Hospital
    Case 11 – SNU 03: male, 59 years (K-P)
    Operators:
    • Hwan Jun Jae,
    • Saebeom Hur,
    • Sanghyun Ahn
    CLINICAL DATA
    Severe claudication at left leg
    Artery function test: 1.12/0.75 (2019.2.13)

    IMPORTANT ITEMS
    ESRD on HD, ASO
    Left SFA and POP lesion:
    Initial: Jestreatm + DCB (Lutonix) at Lt POP occlusion
    & DCB at Lt distal SFA stenosis (2017.5.16)
    1st TLR: DCB (Passeo) at Lt POP occlusion & DES at Lt SFA (2018.3.28)
    2nd TLR: DCB (Passeo) at Lt POP occlusion (2018.8.2)

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Antegrade access left groin
    – 7F sheath (TERUMO)
    2. Intraluminal passage of the occluded segment at P2
    – V-18 control wire (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    – CXI support catheter (COOK)
    3. Rotational atherectomy of the occluded segment
    – Jetstream (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    – Emboshield (ABBOTT)
    4. DCB application
    – InPACT Admiral (MEDTRONIC) or
    – Ranger (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    5. Bail-out stenting
    – Supera stent (ABBOTT)
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    Case 12 – Long femoral-popliteal occlusion

    Center:
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital
    Case 12 – POW 02: male, 51 years (YCP)
    Operators:
    • GuangMing Tan,
    • Skyi Yin Chun Pang,
    • Bryan Yan,
    • Steven Kum,
    • Sven Bräunlich
    CLINICAL DATA
    Debilitating bilateral RF3 claudication; previous PTA to right side

    RISK FACTORS
    Smoker

    ANGIOGRAPHY
    Diagnostic angiogram shows long CTO from mSFA to TPT

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Antegrade CFA 6F sheath
    2. Antegrade wire crossing
    – V18 (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    – CTO wires (ASAHI)
    – Navicross support catheter (TERUMO)
    3. Retrograde distal tibial puncture and wire crossing
    4. Optimal predilatation
    5. Stenting
    – Supera stent (ABBOTT)
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    Case 13 – Recurrent cephalic arch stenosis

    Center:
    Seoul National University Hospital
    Case 13 – SNU 04: male, 56 years (K-P)
    Operators:
    • Saebeom Hur,
    • Sanghyun Ahn
    CLINICAL DATA
    AVF formation at 2006.6 (Radiocephalic fistula)
    Last PTA for cephalic arch stenosis at 2018.6.25

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Left arm AVF access under US guidance
    – 6F 10 cm Supersheath (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    2. Guidewire passage
    – 0.035“ Radiofocus soft angled guidewire 150 cm (TERUMO)
    – Kumpe catheter 65 cm (COOK)
    3. Angioplasty
    – 6 mm, 7 mm/40 mm Conquest high pressure balloon (BARD/BD)
    – 6 mm, 7 mm/40 mm Lutonix drug coated balloon (BARD/BD)
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    Case 21 – Embolization of a Type-II endoleak

    Center:
    Beijing PLA Hospital
    Case 21 – BPH 03: male, 72 years
    Operators:
    • Wei Guo
    CLINICAL DATA
    EVAR of AAA 1 year ago, diameter increasing 5mm for 6 month,
    intermittent abdominal pain for 1 weeks
    Hb: 121 g/L

    RISK FACTORS
    CHD, smoking, DM

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Right femoral access
    – 6F sheath (COOK)
    2. Selective angiography of SMA and Riolans’ arch
    – Vertebral catheter (TERUMO)
    3. Approach to IMA and embolization
    – 0.026“ microcatheter, 135 cm (COOK)
    – 0.018“ 15/40 mm Interlock Coil (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    4. Puncture site closure
    – Exoseal 6F (CORDIS)
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    Case 14 – Complex aortoiliac occlusion

    Center:
    University Hospital Leipzig, Department of Angiology
    Case 14 – LEI 06: male, 58 years (G-R)
    Operators:
    • Andrej Schmidt,
    • Matthias Ulrich
    CLINICAL DATA
    Severe claudication (right >> left), pain-free walking capacity 150 meters
    ABI right 0.67, left 0.72, Rutherford class 3

    RISK FACTORS
    Art. hypertension, nicotine abuse

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Left brachial access
    – 7F 90 cm Check-Flo Performer sheath 90 cm (COOK)
    2. Right femoral approach
    – 9F 10 cm Radiofocus Introducer sheath (TERUMO)
    3. Guidewire passage from brachial
    – 6F Judkins Right coronary guiding catheter (MEDTRONIC)
    – 0.035“ Seeker support catheter, 125 cm (BARD/BD)
    – 0.035“ stiff angled glidewire, 260 cm (TERUMO)

    In case of failure:
    4. Additional retrograde guidewire access to the CTO right iliac
    – 4.0/40 mm Admiral balloon for support (MEDTRONIC)
    – 0.035“ stiff angled glidewire, 180 cm (TERUMO)
    – potentially CART-technique
    5. Stenting
    – LifeStream covered stent 8.0 mm in kissing technique for the aorto-iliac bifurcation (BARD/BD)
    – Covera Plus selfexpanding covered stent 8.0/100 mm right iliac (BARD/BD)
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    Case 15 – Subacute occlusion left popliteal artery

    Center:
    University Hospital Leipzig, Department of Angiology
    Case 15 – LEI 07: male, 68 years (K-T)
    Operators:
    • Matthias Ulrich,
    • Manuela Matschuck
    CLINICAL DATA
    Subacute occlusion left popliteal artery, severe claudication
    Permanent atrial fibrillation, previously unknown
    NSTEMI 2/2019, PTCA RCA

    RISK FACTORS
    Former smoker, diabetes mellitus Type 2, art. hypertension

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Antegrade access left groin
    – 6F 50 cm sheath, Raab modification with detachable valve (COOK)
    2. Guidewire passage
    – Command 18 guidewire (ABBOTT)
    3. Thrombectomy
    – Rotarex (STRAUB MEDICAL)

    In case of incomplete thrombectomy:
    4. Low-dose thrombolysis for < 12 hours
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    Case 16 – Right calcified SFA CTO

    Center:
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital
    Case 16 – POW 03: male, 62 years (TKP)
    Operators:
    • Bryan Yan,
    • Skyi Yin Chun Pang,
    • GuangMing Tan,
    • Steven Kum,
    • Sven Bräunlich
    CLINICAL DATA
    DM, debilitating claudication RF3 symptoms

    ANGIOGRAPHY
    Diagnostic angiogram showed bilateral SFA occlusion
    Refused surgery

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Antegrade CFA
    – 6F sheath
    2. Antegrade truelumen wire crossing
    – V18 (Boston scientific)
    – CTO wires (Asahi)
    – Navicross support catheter (TERUMO)
    3. Retrograde distal PTA puncture and crossing if antegrade failure
    4. Diamondback orbital atherectomy if no significant dissection (CSI)
    5. In.Pact DCB +/- bailout Supera stent (ABBOTT)
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    Case 17 – Chronic total occlusion of right SFA

    Center:
    Seoul National University Hospital
    Case 17 – SNU 05: male, 81 years (I-P)
    Operators:
    • Hwan Jun Jae,
    • Saebeom Hur,
    • Sanghyun Ahn
    CLINICAL DATA
    Claudication, both legs
    ASO, s/p Lt. Fem-PTA bypass (2002/03)
    ABI: 0.48/0.64

    RISK FACTORS
    DM, art. hypertension, dyslipidemia

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Cross-over access
    – 6F 40 cm Balkin sheath (COOK)
    2. Guidewire passage
    – 0.035“ Radiofocus soft angled guidewire 150 cm (TERUMO)
    – Rubicon 35 support catheter 90 cm (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    3. Retrograde puncture in the right distal SFA
    – V-18 control wire (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    – CXI support catheter (COOK)
    4. Predilatation
    – Vascutrak PTA dilatation catheter (BARD/BD)
    5. Drug eluting stent implantation
    – Zilver-PTX (COOK)
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    Case 18 – Long CTO right SFA in a CLI patient

    Center:
    University Hospital Leipzig, Department of Angiology
    Case 18 – LEI 08: male, 72 years (G-B)
    Operators:
    • Andrej Schmidt,
    • Axel Fischer
    CLINICAL DATA
    Critical limb ischemia right, minor ulceration bilateral forefoot
    ABI right 0.54, left 0.65; Rutherford class 5
    PTA left iliac and left profunda femoris 2/2019
    CAD; CABG 2016
    Diabetes mellitus Type 2

    RISK FACTORS
    Art. hypertension, former smoker

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. Left femoral retrograde and cross-over access
    – 6F 40 cm Balkin Up&Over sheath (COOK)
    2. Antegrade guidewire passage
    – V-18 Control guidewire, 300 cm (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    – Sterling balloon 4.0/100 mm as support catheter (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)

    In case of antegrade failure:
    3. Retrograde approach via proximal anterior tibial artery
    – 7 cm 21 Gauge needle (COOK)
    – V-18 Control guidewire (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    – 0.018“ support catheter, 90 cm (e.g. Rubicon, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    4. PTA and stenting
    – Sterling 5.0 or 6.0 mm balloon (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
    – Eluvia drug-eluting stents (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC)
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    Case 19 – Femoral-popliteal CTO

    Center:
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital
    Case 19 – POW 04: female, 71 years (TTL)
    Operators:
    • GuangMing Tan,
    • Bryan Yan
    CLINICAL DATA
    DM/HT/Lipid, recent Rt B/T infection with ray amputation
    Complicated by post op NSTEMI with PCI done
    Non healing wound

    ANGIOGRAPHY
    Diagnostic angiogram shows distal SFA to P3 occlusion, focal ATA lesion

    PROCEDURAL STEPS
    1. CFA antegrade puncture under ultrasound
    – Micropuncture kits (COOK)
    2. Antegrade crossing
    – V18 wire (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC )
    – CTO wires (Asahi)
    3. Retrograde distal ATA puncture and crossing if antegrade failure
    4. Optimal balloon dilatation
    – Jade (OrbusNeich)
    5. Ranger DCB (BOSTON SCIENTIFIC) +/- bailout stent
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Live case transmission centers

 

During LINC Asia-Pacific 2019 several live cases will be performed from 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
• Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea with Hwan Jun Jae, Saebeom Hur, and Sanghyun Ahn 
• The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong with Bryan Yan and Steven Kum
• University Hospital Leipzig, Department of Angiology, Leipzig, Germany with Andrej Schmidt

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