The Big Challenge in Atherectomy: Rotational, Orbital or Directional?

The Big Challenge in Atherectomy: Rotational, Orbital or Directional?

 
 

The rate of atherectomy utilization in peripheral artery disease is growing. Many atherectomy devices are available on the market and used most frequently are the directional, orbital and rotational devices. But which are the best options? These devices will be presented based on real-life cases and their advantages and disadvantages discussed, alongside when it is appropriate to use each device. 

 

Prof. Konstantinos Donas
Head of the Department of Vascular Surgery, Director Research Vascular Centre, Asklepios Clinic Langen, University of Frankfurt, Germany.

 

Dr Michael Lichtenberg
The Hochsauerland Clinic, Arnsberg, Germany

 

Dr Gergana Taneva, MD
Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon,
Puerta de Hierro and HM Montepríncipe University Hospitals, Madrid, Spain.
Research Lead and Supervision, Asklepios Clinic Langen, University of Frankfurt, Germany.

 

  • Case presentations on the atherectomy devices available: directional, rotational and orbital
  • Q & A debate session
  • Concluding remarks
  • Vascular and endovascular interventionalists
  • Vascular surgeons
  • Interventional radiologists