Scientific Workshops

Workshop 1 Friday, May 3, 2024 at 16:45-17:15 in Al Amwaj

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Instructor(s):

Ahmad Gaweesh & Jindal Ravul

Educational Objectives:

  • Offer a foundational understanding of the principles behind ultrasound imaging and the significance of duplex scanning in venous disease.
  • Provide hands-on training for participants to proficiently perform and interpret duplex ultrasound scans of the lower limb venous system.
  • Review normal and pathological findings, emphasizing differential diagnosis and severity grading.
  • Emphasize the importance of duplex ultrasound in pre-operative planning and post-operative surveillance.
  • Discuss the role of ultrasound in guiding interventional procedures and its utility in complication management.

Registration to the workshop is complimentary for delegates registered with the conference.

Workshop 2 Friday, May 3, 2024 at 20:00-20:30 in Al Amwaj

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Instructor(s):

Mohamed Baguneid & Martin Maresch

Educational Objectives:

  • Understand the underlying pathophysiology of superficial venous disease and the principles behind its management.
  • Familiarize participants with the technical aspects, advantages, and disadvantages of thermal and glue ablation.
  • Enable hands-on practice and assessment of equipment used for both thermal and glue ablation techniques.
  • Analyse the patient selection criteria, procedural precautions, and post-procedure care.
  • Review potential complications associated with both techniques and strategies to manage them.

Registration to the workshop is complimentary for delegates registered with the conference.

WORKSHOP 3 SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2023 AT 13:15-13:45 IN AL AMWAJ

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Instructor(s):

Samer Koussayer & Amr Gad

Educational Objectives:

  • Introduce the anatomy, pathophysiology, and clinical presentations of aortic aneurysms, emphasizing the indications for intervention.
  • Familiarize participants with the various endograft devices and technologies available for endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR).
  • Offer hands-on experience with EVAR simulation models, allowing participants to understand the procedure's technical nuances.
  • Discuss the role of imaging in planning, guiding, and assessing the outcomes of endovascular repair.
  • Review potential complications of EVAR, their management, and the significance of long-term surveillance.

Registration to the workshop is complimentary for delegates registered with the conference.

Workshop 4A Sunday, May 5, 2024 at 10:00-10:30 in Al Amwaj 1

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Instructor(s):

Raashid Shahbazi & Ali Jawas

Educational Objectives:

  • Provide an overview of the pathophysiology of end-stage renal disease and the necessity of vascular access for dialysis.
  • Review the various types of vascular access, their advantages, disadvantages, and indications.
  • Enable participants to understand and practice the technical aspects of creating arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) and grafts (AVGs) and placing tunnelled dialysis catheters.
  • Discuss the role of imaging in planning, assessing maturation, and troubleshooting vascular access issues.
  • Analyse potential complications, their prevention, and management strategies to ensure longevity and functionality of the access.

Registration to the workshop is complimentary for delegates registered with the conference.

Workshop 4B Sunday, May 5, 2024 at 10:00-10:30 in Al Amwaj 2

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Instructor(s):

Nikki Sedgwick, Accredited Clinical Vascular Scientist, SVT of Great Britain and Ireland

Certification and Assessment:

Upon completion of the workshop a 10 minute assessment will take place wherein passing the criteria provides a certification of course completion.

Seat Limitation

There are 15 seats limited for this workshop.

Educational Objectives:

  • Correct position for scanning
  • Varicose vein scanning protocol - what veins should be assessed
  • Perforators how to see them and how to report the competency and their location
  • Measurements and details that need to be reported for EVLT / RFA / Venaseal, HIFU and Stripping
  • Pelvic venous insufficiency when should we suspect pelvic veins during a lower limb scan
  • How to report a varicose vein scan

Registration to the workshop is payable at USD 100. The pass can be bought individually or as an add on during the registration process.

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