European Endovascular & Interventional Cardiology Conference


Saturday June 8th 2019

Morning session

Session Presidents/Moderators:

George Katsimagklis MD, PhD. Director of Cardiology Department and Cath Lab. Naval Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece

9:00 Contributions of Interventional Cardiology to Our Understanding of Coronary Atherosclerosis

Harisios Boudoulas MD, Dr, Dr Hon

Professor of Medicine/Cardiovascular Medicine and Pharmacy (emeritus)

The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio USA

Honorary Professor, Academician (an. mem.)

Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens, Greece

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

9:30 Interventional Management of ACS in cancer patients.

   Cezar Iliescu MD, FACC, FSCAI

Associate Professor and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA


10:00 Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (ECPR) for Patients with Refractory Ventricular Tachycardia/Fibrillation

Konstantinos Dean Boudoulas MD, FACC, FSCAI

Professor of Medicine; Section Head, Interventional Cardiology

Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

10:00 Need for EP procedures after Structural Cardiac Interventions

John Kassotis, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Rudgers Health, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

New Brunswick, NJ, USA

10:30 Management of complex bifurcation lesions

Roger George Ishac, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Assistant Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Plattsburgh, NY, USA

11:00 TBA

             Konstantinos Charitakis MD, FACC, FSCAI

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Texas. Houston , TX

Saturday June 8th 2019

Afternoon session

Session Presidents/Moderators:

Dimitrios Tousoulis MD, PhD, FACC. Professor of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece


13:00 Transcaval access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement                                                              

Nishit  Choksi MD, FACC, FSCAI

Henry Ford Health System

Detroit, MI, USA

13:30 Percutaneous PFO closure. Newer and emerging clinical indications

Douglas G. Ebersole MD

Interventional Cardiology Faculty

Watson Clinic and Lakeland Regional Medical Center

Lakeland, FL, USA

14:00 Vitamin D, Vitamin K2 (Menaquinone), and Vascular Calcification.

Heidi N Sittas

Medical Student (Cardiology & Ηolistic and Integrative Medicine)  

Certified, Integrative and Functional Medicine  

Dearborn Heights, MI, USA

Sunday June 9th 2019

Morning session

Session Presidents/Moderators:

Elias Brountzos, MD, EBIR,Professor of Radiology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Achileas Chatziioannou MD, Professor of Interventional Radiology, Aretaieion Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece



9:00 Endovascular femoro-popliteal bypass.

George Angelopoulos, MD

Interventional Radiologist

St Joseph Hospital

Paris, France

9:30 Percutaneous AV Fistula formation

Theodosios Bisdas MD, PhD,

Associate Professor of Vascular Surgery,

Department of Vascular Surgery, Westphalian Wilhelms University, Germany

Endovascular Specialist

St. Franziskus Hospital, Vascular Surgery Clinic, Athens Medical Group, Athens, Greece

10:00 Interventional Management of Obesity via Left Gastric Artery Embolization.

Nicholas Kipshidze MD, PhD

New York Cardiovascular Reasearch

New York, NY USA

10.30 Treatment and outcomes of infected EVA's

George Geroulakos MD, FRCS, FRCSE, DIC, PhD

Professor and Chair of Vascular Surgery, University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Professor of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College, London , UK

11:00 Endovascular Management of Failing Dialysis Access.

Dr. Stavros Spiliopoulos, MD, PhD, EBIR, FCIRSE

Assistant Professor in Interventional Radiology; 2nd Department of Radiology

School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Honorary Senior Lecturer;Institute of Medical Sciences

School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition; University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

11:30 How to set up an acute stroke service.

Panagiotis Papanagiotou MD, PhD

Head of the Clinic for Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology

Hospitals Bremen-Mitte, Bremen-Ost

Honorary Visiting Professor, Anglia Ruskin University, England

Associate Professor, Saarland University, Germany

12:00 Management of type 1 endoleaks

John Kakisis MD  

Associate Professor of Vascular Surgery

Department of Vascular Surgery, Athens

University Medical School, “Attikon” Hospital

Athens, Greece