KEY SESSIONS & HIGHLIGHTED TRACKS

Below is a list of highlighted tracks and sessions taking place during the 2017 PAIRS Annual Scientific Congress.

DATE & TIMINGS

08:00-19:00 on March 15, 2017

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
  • Identify limb salvage strategies in in critically ischemic legs (CLI).
  • Demonstrate and understand various aspects of diabetic foot attacks: risk stratification, imaging, team setup and clinical roles of members
  • Discuss the new approaches and expected outcomes of revascularization of lower limb arteries
  • Appraise the role of peripheral angioplasty and latest technological advances in maximizing the outcome of DFA procedures
  • State-of-art role of drug eluting and stent technology
  • Practical technical tips and tricks in lower limb revascularization
  • Appraise the various methods of DFA recovery through utilizing device approaches, healing protocols and foot ulcer management
  • Experts group discussion on patient tailored management
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DATE & TIMINGS

08:00-16:00 on March 15, 2017

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Practical Lectures and Hands on Training on:

  • US Guided PICC Placement
  • Care and Maintenance
TARGET AUDIENCE
  • Nurses
  • Interventional Radiologists
  • Anesthesia and Intensive Care Doctors
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DATE & TIMINGS

10:30-15:30 on March 16, 2017

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
  • Demonstrate advances in management of acute aortic syndrome
  • Demonstrate and discuss the state-of-art approach to complex and challenging aortic aneurysms
  • Identify the keys of improving quality of care for patients with Abdominal and thoracic Aortic Aneurysm in the region
  • Compare the current role of open surgery technique versus EVAR
  • Practical lessons to maximize outcome of endovascular interventions
  • Experts group discussion on patient tailored management
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DATE & TIMINGS

08:00-17:00 on March 17, 2017

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
  • Identify the appropriate imaging and clinical criteria to optimize outcome of endovascular therapy for acute stroke.
  • Identify management of challenging situations and complications of endovascular therapy of stroke.
  • Recognize the proper use and pitfalls of new technology in brain aneurysm treatments
  • Explore how to manage high-risk AVM anatomy and which brain AVM should be treated with embolization.
  • Recognize innovative ways to tackle difficult head and neck tumor embolization, complex DAVF & percutaneous treatments of spontaneous intracranial hypotension.
  • Explore solutions for challenges facing the neurovascular treatments in the Middle East.
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DATE & TIMINGS

08:00-12:30 on March 18, 2017

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
  • Understand the role of imaging assessment for tumor response after locoregional therapy
  • Demonstrate understanding of indications for treatment of renal malignancy and the role of locoregional therapy
  • Describe the different tools for percutaneous ablation for lung, renal and liver malignancy
  • Demonstrate understanding for the role of radioembolization in Hepatocellular cancer and metastatic disease
  • Compare between different trans-arterial embolic therapies for hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Demonstrate ability to analyze the literature related to interventional oncology
  • Experts multidisciplinary group discussion on patient tailored management
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DATE & TIMINGS

09:25-10:30 on March 17, 2017

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

This session is about current and evolving embolization techniques in challenging vascular territories.

  • A general overview of massive hemoptysis with special emphasis on embolization of bronchial and pulmonary artery.
  • Discuss the treatment of pulmonary AVM, when and how to do it and follow up.
  • New frontier in IR: describing hemorrhoids and bariatric embolization. New and emerging evidence and how it is done.
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DATE & TIMINGS

10:30-16:00 on March 16, 2017

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
  • Identify the various tools of IR team motivation
  • Utilize practical guidelines in infection reduction and radiation protection
  • Describe the dimensions of vascular procedure management in IR
  • Determine an understanding of sclerotherapy agents used in vascular anomalies
  • Assess the importance of teamwork in embolization procedures
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