Invitation

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the first edition of ''Advanced Peripheral Interventions Course (APIC 2019) ''that will take place in Kayseri-Turkey on 21st-23rd of February 2019.

The aim of this meeting to provide comprehensive endovascular approach for treatment of peripheral vascular disease. Basic, advanced and complex techniques will be highlighted by experienced international authors and operators. Meeting will include several live case transmissions, live-in-box sessions, learning sessions and case presentations including must see complications from different cath labs throughout the world.

Main topics of the meeting are;

  • Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (EVAR)
  • Endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms (TEVAR)
  • Carotid, vertebral and subclavian artery interventions
  • Aorto-iliac interventions and treatment of Leriche Syndrome
  • Femoro-popliteal interventions
  • Below the knee interventions and critical limb ischemia

Learning objectives of the meeting are;

  • Basic and advanced techniques for EVAR / TEVAR procedures
  • Management of endoleaks and hostile aortic necks
  • Vascular access and closure for large bore catheters
  • Carotid artery stenting: step by step approach
  • Use of proximal and distal protection devices during carotid interventions
  • Crossing and revascularization techniques for complex peripheral total occlusions
  • Drug eluting technology in treatment of peripheral artery disease
  • Use of debulking technology during peripheral artery interventions
  • Tips and tricks from experienced operators
  • Venous Interventions

We are happy to welcome all of our participants to our Meeting that will be hosted by Radisson Blu Hotel, Kayseri for the first time hoping they will enjoy.

We are hoping for your presence in the ’Advanced Peripheral Interventions Course (APIC 2019), between 21 – 23 February 2019.

Sincerely Yours,

Ramazan Akdemir, MD, Professor of Cardiology (Course Director)
Ömer Göktekin, MD, Professor of Cardiology (Course Director)
Fausto Castriota, MD, Professor of Cardiology (Course Director)
Walid M. Hassan, MD, Professor of Cardiology (Course Director)
Nihat Kalay, MD, Professor of Cardiology (Course – Co Director)
Ertan Vuruşkan, MD, Associate Professor of Cardiology (Course – Co Director)

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