STARS 2017

The St Thomas’ Advanced Revascularisation Symposium (STARS) will meet on Friday 2nd June 2017 in the Tower Lecture Theatre at Guy's Hospital, London.

STARS will explore and discuss the new developments and advancements in the field of lower limb revascularisation.

The symposium will be targeting vascular and interventional radiology consultants and senior trainees who have an interest in the field of lower limb revascularisation and endovascular intervention.

We have recruited nationally and internationally recognised figures in the fields of lower limb revascularisation to be faculty for the course. The course will take the form of lectures, case demonstrations, debates and open discussions. 

 

6 hours CPD has been awarded by the RCSEd

 

REGISTRATION HAS NOW CLOSED FOR THE MEETING AS FULL CAPACITY AT THE VENUE HAS BEEN REACHED.

 

Course Directors:

Mr Hany Zayed, Consultant Vascular Surgeon & Dr Tarun Sabharwal, Consultant Interventional Radiologist

Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital, London

 

Download the final programme here

 

Highlights for the 2017 meeting include:

  • Role and limitation of CO2 angioplasty in patients with CLI
  • Peripheral endovascular training for future surgeons: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Atherosclerotic plaque analysis: A novel tool to predict outcome following peripheral endovascular interventions
  • Refining the assessment of haemodynamics in the peripheral vasculature
  • Reconstruction of complex occlusive aorto-iliac disease (CERAB): Different techniques, tips and tricks
  • Management of acute ischaemia in the endovascular era: Techniques and outcomes
  • Atherectomy devices: When to use and the importance of patient selection
  • Supervised Exercise Therapy vs Endovascular treatment for Intermittent Claudication
  • Endovascular management of common femoral artery disease
  • Management of complex CTO and extensive calcification in the femoro-popliteal segment
  • Radial approach: Technique and role in peripheral endovascular procedures
  • Endovascular salvage of threatened bypass grafts
  • Endovascular management of the popliteal artery: Challenges and solutions
  • Updates on BASIL 2 & 3
  • Optimisation of outcomes following BTK revascularisation
  • Angiosome revascularisation and ultra-distal bypass in critical limb ischaemia
  • Distal bypass vs angioplasty for infra-popliteal disease in CLI
  • My approach to treating BTK CTO
  • Role of drug eluting technology in BTK arteries
  • Thrombolysis for acute DVT: My protocol, tips and tricks
  • Tips and Tricks of Chronic Venous Stenting
  • Challenges of deep venous reconstruction and lessons learnt
  • Near-Misses: Case Studies

 

6 hours CPD has been awarded by the RCSEd

REGISTRATION HAS NOW CLOSED FOR THE MEETING AS FULL DELEGATE CAPACITY HAS BEEN REACHED.

 

 

Registration fees:

Consultant: £75

Registrar: £50

What’s included in the fee?

  • Entry to the STARS Symposium
  • Lunch and refreshments throughout the day
  • Certificate on completion
  • Course materials

 

The meeting will be held in the Tower Lecture Theatre, 30th Floor at Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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International faculty:

  • Dr Lanfroi Graziani, Head of Interventional Cardiology, Istituto Clinico Citta Di Brescia Hospital, Brescia, Italy
  • Dr Peter Goverde, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Stuivenberg Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Dr Kostas Katsanos, Greece
  • Dr Ralf Langhoff, Sankt Gertrauden-Krankenhaus GmbH, Berlin, Germany

UK faculty:

  • Mr Said Abisi, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
  • Mr Lukla Biasi, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
  • Mr Stephen Black, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
  • Mr Rob Davies, Leicester Royal Infirmary
  • Dr Athanasios Diamantopoulos, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
  • Mr Tommaso Donati, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital 
  • Dr Narayan Karunanithy, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
  • Mr Bijan Modarai, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
  • Mr Sanjay Patel, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
  • Mr Hisham Rashid, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Dr Tarun Sabharwal, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
  • Dr Narayan Thulasidasan, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
  • Mr Chris Twine, Aneurin Bevan Hospital, Newport
  • Mr Hany Zayed, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital

STARS are grateful for the following sponsors for their support of this meeting:

 

Gold Sponsors:


 

 

 

Bronze Sponsors:

 

                                
                

                     




 

 

 

 

View details of the 2016 STARS meeting here:

STARS 2016 Final Programme

 

View details of the first STARS meeting held in 2015 here:

STARS 2015 Final Programme.pdf