Thursday October 21


07:50 – Welcome address

08:00 – Dialysis modalities: what, when, why and in whom

Moderators: Monnie Wasse

08:00 – Getting off on the right foot: must-have’s for a successful urgent start dialysis program. Charmaine Lok
08:15 – It’s personal: approach to individualizing dialysis modality in concert with your patient. Neghae Mawla
08:30 – Hemodialysis vascular access: which type is best for home vs. in-center? Monnie Wasse
08:45 – Peritoneal dialysis techniques and selecting the right solution. Mark Lambie

09:00 – Vascular access explorations – Before creations and troubleshooting the problems after creation:

Moderators: Gilbert Franco, Jan Tordoir

09:00 – Pre and postop ultrasound evaluation for vascular access. Gilbert Franco
09:15 – Surgical modifications to establish successful fistula. Surendra Shenoy
09:30 – Computer simulation for AVF surgery. Jan Tordoir
09:45 – Endo or surgical intervention for maturation failure. Matteo Tozzi
10:00 – External support in AVF creation, clinical benefits and mechanism of action. Alexandros Mallios

10:10 – What do nephrologists want from surgeons – Ultrasound use in hemodialysis units:

Moderators: Pablo Urena

10:10 – What do nephrologist want from surgeons. Pablo Urena
10:20 – Ultrasound use in hemodialysis units. Monnie Wasse

10:30 – Break in the exhibition hall

11:00 – Vascular access creation, efficient, fast and safe for patients, AVFs, grafts, avoiding HAIDI:

Moderators: Pierre Bourquelot, Jeff Lawson, Nirvana Sadaghianloo

11:00 – Creating successful and functional AVFs while avoiding hemodialysis access-induced distal ischemia. Alexandros Mallios
11:15 – Flying under the RADAR. Nirvana Sadaghianloo
11:30 – Tips and tricks for brachial vein transposition. Lamisse Karam
11:45 – Microsurgery for wrist radio cephalic AVF creation. Nicola Pirozzi
12:00 – Bioengineered acellular vessels for use in vascular access and arterial repair. Jeff Lawson

12:15 – Session in partnership with GIFAV

Moderators: Diane Weber, Hervé Rosay

12:15 – How to choose the best venous access. Diane Weber
12:30 – Intraoperative complications in venous access. Hervé Rosay
12:45 – Discussion.

13:15 – Lunch symposium (lunch boxes will be distributed onsite)

14:00 – Interventional radiology in vascular access, from creation to declotting and AVF stenting – do we really need surgeons?

Moderators: Richard Shoenfeld, Luc Turmel-Rodrigues

14:00 – Endovascular vs. surgical options: sometimes surgery is the clear winner. Luc Turmell-Rodrigues
14:20 – Now you see it, now you don’t: stent migration to the heart and lungs. Richard Shoenfeld
14:40 – If we don’t get restenosis, we don’t need surgery: drug-coated balloons and stent grafts. Bart Dolmatch

15:00 – PAVF update – Where do we stand

Moderators: Alexandros Mallios, Tobbias Steinke

15:00 – Update on the single catheter tissue fusion system and maturation for Hemodialysis. Jeffrey Hull
15:15 – Update on the double catheter RFA system. Stephen Hohmann
15:30 – Finally: endo or surgery? Alexandros Mallios
15:45 – Utilization of PAVF – are nephrologists happy? Neghae Mawla

16:00 – Spice it up – Session in partnership with CiDA:

Moderators: Ingemar Davidson, Bart Dolmatch

16:00 – Tell me the results and I’ll design your study. Ingemar Davidson, Bart Dolmatch

16:30 – Break in the exhibition hall

17:00 – Guidelines update, US vs Europe, from fistula first to patient first?

Moderators: Ulf Hedin, Charmaine Lok

17:00 -(ERBP guidelines). Evi Nagler
17:15 – (ESVS guidelines). Ulf Hedin
17:30 – (KDOQI). Charmaine Lok

17:45 – End of the sessions