Vascular Interventions Online 2022: On-demand

Published: 11 October 2022

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Radcliffe Vascular proudly presents all on-demand sessions from Vascular Interventions Online 2022. 

This year’s event was a truly global immersive virtual experience – over 3,000 vascular professionals attended for a 3-day event that brought together the best in live cases from international centres of excellence.

VIO 2022's educational programme was carefully curated to support you, the healthcare practitioner, to deliver the best in patient care by providing a platform to showcase the latest technology, tips and tricks from leading operators, and insights from thought leaders at the cutting edge of vascular care.

Over 94% of 2022’s attending healthcare professionals reported that VIO was ‘likely' / 'very likely’ to change their clinical practice.

Note, the live version of this event was CME accredited; this on-demand version is not.

Vascular Interventions Online 2022 was supported by the following partners:

Learning Objectives

  • To develop an understanding of available treatment strategies for challenging and difficult access procedures
  • To update knowledge on the latest technological developments and options
  • To gain insight into tips and tricks employed at leading international centres

Target Audience

  • Angiologist
  • Cardiologist
  • Cardiothoracic surgeon
  • Cardiovascular specialist
  • Endovascular surgeon
  • General consultant
  • Imaging diagnostician
  • Interventional cardiologist/ radiologist
  • Neurovascular interventional radiologist
  • Stroke neurologist
  • Vascular nurse
  • Vascular surgeon

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Faculty Biographies

Athanasios Diamantopoulos

Athanasios Diamantopoulos

Consultant interventional radiologist

Dr Athanasios Diamantopoulos is a consultant interventional radiologist at Guy's and St Thomas'. He qualified in 2004 from the medical school of University of Patras. In 2013, Athanasios was awarded a PhD from the University of Patras in experimental prevention of contrast induced nephropathy, an active research interest. 

Athanasios has been trained in all aspects of general and interventional radiology at Patra's University Hospital. In 2012, he completed an interventional radiology fellowship at Guy's and St Thomas'.

Following completion of his training he was appointed consultant interventional radiologist at Guy's and St Thomas'. His clinical experience includes all aspects of basic and advanced interventional radiology procedures with a special focus in peripheral endovascular procedures, arteriovenous access procedures, venous and peadiatric interventions.

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Koen Deloose

Koen Deloose

Director of Vascular Surgery

Director of vascular surgery at AZ Sint-Blasius Hospital, Dendermonde, BE. 

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Leigh Ann  O'Banion

Leigh Ann O'Banion

Assistant Professor Of Surgery

Dr Leigh Ann O’Banion, is an Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, at the University of California San Francisco Fresno, UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research.

Leigh Ann received her undergraduate degree in Biologic Sciences from Louisiana State University and her medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She completed her general surgery residency at UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program, Fresno, California. Subsequently, she completed her Vascular Fellowship at UCSF. Leigh Ann is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General and Vascular Surgery. She is also a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)

Leigh Ann has been a faculty member in the Department of Surgery since 2017. Leigh Ann’s clinical and didactic teaching involves educating, lecturing, mentoring, and supervising medical students and residents that rotate on the vascular surgery service…

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Maria Antonella Ruffino

Maria Antonella Ruffino

Vascular Interventional Radiologist

Dr Maria Antonella Ruffino is on the editorial board for Vascular and Endovascular Review Journal. Maria Antonella Ruffino, MD, EBIR, is a Vascular Interventional Radiologist, Head of the Department of Interventional Radiology at the Institute of Imaging of Southern Switzerland, in the Regional Hospital of Lugano. She earned her medical degree from University of Torino Medical School and completed residency in Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology at University of Torino Medical School and a second level university master in Interventional Neuroradiology from Università Vita – Salute, San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, Italy.


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Ash  Patel

Ash Patel

Consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon

Ashish Patel qualified from The Royal Free and University College Medical School in 2004. He has been a consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and a clinical senior lecturer with the school of cardiovascular medicine and sciences at King's College London since 2018.


His British Heart Foundation funded PhD at King's College London was awarded in 2012. He completed his higher surgical training with the London deanery in general and vascular surgery as a clinical academic lecturer at King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in 2018. During this time, he was awarded the British Journal of Surgery Prize at the Vascular Society for Great Britain and Ireland meeting in 2015 and a Global Star and Rising Star Award at the Charing Cross International Symposium in 2018. He also received an Academy of Medical Sciences Grant and the Circulation Foundation's George Davies Visionary Award.


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Becky Sandford

Becky Sandford

Consultant vascular surgeon

Dr Becky Sandford has worked at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital as a consultant since 2016, with practice incorporating all aspects of vascular and endovascular surgery. Her particular interests are emergency and ambulatory non-elective care, having established the Emergency Vascular Clinic for urgent triage and treatment of vascular patients without the need for unnecessary hospital stays. She continues to enjoy research links with the team in Malawi in addition to projects based closer to home.

Becky undertook specialist vascular fellowships during her senior registrar training; the first at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham focussing on lower limb bypass, and focussing on all aspects of vascular and endovascular work

She graduated with honours from the University of Leicester Medical School in 2000. She went on to complete basic surgical training in Leicester before undertaking a period of research into the genetic basis of abdominal…

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Narayanan Thulasidasan

Narayanan Thulasidasan

Consultant Interventional Radiologist

Dr Narayanan Thulasidasan is a consultant interventional radiologist at at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK. Narayanan has authored or co-authored several articles published in leading peer-reviewed journals, has lectured widely, and has served as a speaker at several leading international vascular events.

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Gregory  Stanley

Gregory Stanley

Cardiovascular Surgeon

Dr Gregory Stanley is a vascular surgeon in Charlotte, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center and Atrium Health-University City. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Joe and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and has been in practice between 11-20 years.

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