The International Society of Endovascular Specialists (ISEVS) Asia chapter and Japan chapter session was successfully inaugurated on 14th December 2019 in the meeting of Endovascular Asia 2019, Osaka, Japan. The total number of participants was 158, and countries of participants were Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Malaysia, Thailand, and Philippines.
The session kicked off with the fantastic video from the presidents and CFO of ISEVS. And then, the first half of the session focused on “NO-OPTION CLI”; Dr Kan Zen from Japan, Dr Su Hong Kim from Korea, Dr Hsuan-Li Huang from Taiwan and Dr Uei Pua from Singapore presented their case studies. And, Professor Naoto Yamamoto who is a distinguished plastic surgeon presented a lecture entitled “Salvage of ischemic limbs with vascularized free flaps followed by endvascular revascularization”. In the second half of the session focusing on “Nonatherosclerotic Peripheral Artery Disease”, Dr Yoshito Kadoya presented up-to-date of fibromuscular dysplasia registry in Japan and Dr Osami Kawarada presented practical endovascular therapy for Buerger’s disease based on the current available studies. Finally, the commemorative photo was taken together at the end of this meeting appended below.
Texas Heart Institute Launches New Educational Series Technologies & Techniques Hosted by past ISEVS President Dr. Zvonimir Krajcer
ISEVS President Dr. Zvonimir Krajcer, and his colleagues at the Texas Heart Institute launched a new educational series Innovative Technologies & Techniques, and several ISEVS members have participated to share relevant knowledge.
Filmed and produced in the Texas Heart Institute Visual Communications Studios, this new series explores promising technologies and techniques aimed to improve procedural outcomes and extend the life of patients around the world.
Six episodes are now available online, and the discussions illuminate some of the most important advancements and controversies in endovascular care today. Several Houston-based ISEVS members have participated in the programs, and more episodes are in production now.
For nearly 60 years, Texas Heart Institute has been recognized internationally for research and education programs in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, regenerative medicine, and endovascular interventions. ”THI is committed to sharing clinical research discoveries with both clinicians and the community. Our new online educational programs highlight important advancements in the field that benefit patients,” said Dr. Stephanie Coulter, Director of the Texas Heart Institute Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program and member of the ISEVS.
THI provides a collection of professional activities on the most relevant topics in cardiovascular health and patient care to further the education of physicians and other medical professionals beyond the walls of the Institution. These resources include the THI Journal, THI Grand Rounds and the new Innovative Technologies & Techniques educational series. Visit the Playlist
The winds of winter's end carried our team from Dubai's urban desert to the subtropics of Guadalajara for meaningful discussion on matters of the heart during the month of it's celebration.
ISEVS member, Chairman, and Founder of 4TS, Omar Hallak, MD confirms the strength of the UAE "The meeting boasted over 100 scientific sessions, 600 delegates, 15 exhibitors and 100 local and international speakers, positioning the interventional conference as one of the largest in the Middle East". The distinguished scientific program included both cardiac and endovascular themes along. with a well-attended public forum "Heart Matters" aimed at informing the local community on cardiovascular risk-reduction.
ISEVS members and multi-disciplinary physicians should SAVE THE DATE for 4TS 2020, to be held from February 13-15.
Some healthy disagreements were voiced regarding approaches to ‘Tackling the CTO’ for treatment of cerebrovascular, coronary and peripheral arterial disease. Physicians in training presented challenging cases followed by discussion by the moderators and the participants. More than 50 members, invited guests and the industry representatives were present at the meeting.
East Meets West 2019 is scheduled for September 26-28.