Intravascular Lithotripsy – Reducing Risk and Simplifying Complex Calcified Lesions
Published: 23 July 2021
Supported by Shockwave Medical, this page brings together the content from the Vascular Interventions Online Symposium: Intravascular Lithotripsy – Reducing Risk and Simplifying Complex Calcified Lesions. Here we also present the three part IVL STAG tutorial series delivered by Konstantinos Stavroulakis
Combining expert opinion and discussion from a world-class faculty, insightful presentations, and live cases from centres on both sides of the Atlantic, VIO 2021 delivered best-in-class learning, supporting the latest in diagnosis, treatment strategies and patient management in vascular care.
- Understand how IVL's unique mechanism provides efficacious lumen gain and reduces procedural complication.
- Discover how IVL can facilitate a leave nothing behind strategy in calcified Femoropopliteal lesions.
- Learn how IVL can offer a best endo approach to treat CFA disease with case examples from daily practice and an overview of the data to support its use.
- Vascular Surgeon
- Cardiothoracic surgeon
- Cardiovascular specialist
- Endovascular surgeon
- Imaging diagnostician
- Interventional cardiologist/ radiologist
Symposium: Introduction and Mechanism of Action
Symposium: Can IVL Facilitate a 'Leave Nothing Behind' Strategy?
Symposium: A 'Best Endo Solution' for the Treatment of Complex CFA Disease
IVL STAG Tutorial: Challenges of treating & Mechanism of action
IVL STAG Tutorial: Data Landscape and Literature on use of IVL
Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon
Mr Lukla Biasi is an experienced vascular and endovascular surgeon with a dedicated commitment to the sub-specialties of lower limb revascularisation and carotid surgery.
Lukla Biasi graduated with distinguished honours from the University of Bologna, Italy; following a research fellowship at St Georges’ Vascular Institute in London, he completed the specialist training at the University Hospital of Parma, Italy, where he was appointed Consultant Vascular Surgeon in 2009.
Lukla moved to the UK in 2014 for a clinical fellowship on complex lower limb revascularisation at St. Thomas’ Hospital, London.
Mr Biasi took up his consultant vascular appointment at Guy's and St Thomas’ NHS Trust in 2016. He is currently the lead for Lower Limb Revascularisation, fore-fronting cutting edge endovascular treatments. He has a specialist interest in complex wound management, digital health literacy and telemedicine.
He was awarded…