Galway, September 2009. 34th Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium

1.     Six L Trial; Cool Excimer Laser Assisted Angioplasty (CELA) Versus Tibial Balloon Angioplasty (TBA) in Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) TASC D.

2.     Technical and Clinical Excellence of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) as the Sole Imaging Modality in Bypass Surgery (BS) and Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR).

3.     Five-Year Experience with EVAR without Fenestration for Juxtarenal, Clinical Efficacy, Reintervention Rates and Cost Effectiveness compared with Open Repair in High deliberate Practice Volume Centres.

Dublin, February 2009: The Henry Hutchinson Medal for the 3rd annual intercollegiate RCSI surgical case presentations.

4.     First Place: Complex Carotid Surgery. A pain in the neck.

Galway, Ireland, May 2009. 7th Annual Western Vascular Institute Symposium

  1. Contemporary Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) in the femoro-popliteal segment. Randomization of CLI Patients with TASC C&D lesions to Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) or Bypass surgery
  2. Comparison of Endovenous Upward Perforate Invaginate Stripping (EUPIS), Downward Invaginate (DIS) and High-energy Endovenous LASER ablation (HE-EVLA) for Varicose Veins.
  3. A Prospective Clinical and Quality of Life Analysis of Open Repair (OR), Endovascular Repair (EVAR) and Best Medical Treatment (BMT) in High-Risk Patients. Cost-effectiveness during Recession
  4. Fast track Carotid Surgery is the gold standard for High-risk (HRP) Carotid Artery Intervention: Five year Cost-effectiveness and Quality Stroke Free Survival comparison between CEA, CAS and OMT
  5. Five-year Experience with EVAR without Fenestration for Juxtarenal. Clinical Efficacy, Reintervention Rates & Cost-effectiveness Compared with Open Repair in High Deliberare Practice Volume centres
  6. Endovascular Aneurysm Repair is the Preferred Option for Ruptured AAA
  7. Excellence in Translational Infrastructure - The Importance of Keeping Research and Innovation within the Clinical Setting. Why Vascular Disease is an Ideal Model for a Translational Centre

Florida, U.S.A., March 2009. Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, 37th Annual Symposium

  1. Five Years Prospective Study of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) as a Primary Modality in Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischemia (CLI). Technical and Clinical Outcome after Bypass Surgery (BS) and Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR).
  2. Cool Excimer Laser Assisted Angioplasty (CELA) vs Tibial Balloon Angioplasty (TBA) in Endovascular (EvR) Management of Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) TASC DE.A Pivotal Observational Analogy Congregate Proportional Analysis over 36 Months; Six L Trial.
  3. Aorto-Uniliac vs Bifurcated Endovascular Aortic Repair: Technical Success, Secondary Intervention Rate and Quality-Adjusted Cost Analysis.

New York, USA, November 2009. VEITHsymposium, 36th Annual Symposium on Vascular and Endovascular Issues

  1. Cool Excimer Laser Assisted PTA vs. Balloon PTA With New Improved Balloons For Tibial Occlusive Disease Causing Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI): Is The Laser Of Real Value And When?
  2. Carotid Interventions For Stroke In Evolution: Indications, Techniques And Results: A 5-Year Experience
  3. Noninvasive Treatment For CLI With A Sequential Compression Device: Does It Work?

Milan Italy, October 2009. 10th International Vascular and Endovascular Course (IVEC):  Emerging Technologies, New Achievements and Future Perspectives in Endovascular Interventions/3rd European Congress of the International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS)

  1. Quality adjusted Time spent without symptoms of disease or toxicity of treatment (Q-TWiST) in the management of refractory non-healing venous ulcers (RVU). Topical wound Oxygen (TWO2) versus Conventional Compression Therapy. A Parallel Pivotal Observational Study.
  2. Five year experience with EVAR without fenestration for juxtarenal AAA. How do clinical outcomes, re-intervention rates, quality of life and cost-effectiveness compare with open repair in high deliberate practice volume centre?

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, July 2009, New Cardiovascular Horizons

  1. Six L trial; Cool Eximer Laser Assisted Angioplasty (CELA) vs. Tibial Balloon angioplasty in Infragenicular Tibial arterial Occlusion in CLI

Assisi, Italy, June 2009, Critical Issues in Endovascular Treatment and Moreā€¦

  1. Treatment of carotid stenosis in high risk patients: carotid endarterectomy remains the gold standard.

Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A., February 2009.  International Society of Endovascular Specialists 22nd Annual International Congress on Endovascular Interventions,

  1. Cool Excimer Laser-Assisted Angioplasty Versus Tibial Balloon Angioplasty for the Endovascular Management of Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischemia

Dublin, February 2009, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Charter Day

21st Century management of varicose vein


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San Francisco, USA, September 2009. TCT 2009. Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics

1.     Five-year Experience with EVAR without Fenestration for Juxtarenal. Clinical Efficacy, Reintervention Rates & Cost-effectiveness Compared with Open Repair in High Deliberare Practice Volume centres.

Galway, September 2009. 34th Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium

2.     Aorto-Uniliac Vs Bifurcated Endovascular Aortic Repair: Technical Success, Secondary Intervention Rate and Quality-adjusted cost analysis.

3.     Improving Clinical and Haemodynamic Outcome in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia with a Sequential Compression Biomechanical Device.

New Orleans, USA, July 2009, New Cardiovascular Horizons

4.     Improving Clinical and Haemodynamic outcome in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia with a Sequential Compression Biomechanical Device,

5.     Assignment of Endovascular surgery to the management of Combined Arterial and Venous Ulcers (CAVUS). A prospective 36 Months Clinical study

6.     Contemporary Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) in the femoro-popliteal segment. Randomization of CLI Patients with TASC C&D lesions to Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) or Bypass surgery

7.     Does Topical Wound Oxygen (TWO2) Offer an Improved Outcome Over Conventional Compression Dressings (CCD) in the Management of Refractory Non-Healing Venous Ulcers (RVU).

Denver, Colorado, USA, June 2009, Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting.

Contemporary Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) with TASC C and D femoro-popliteal lesions. Five-Year Comparative Trial of Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) or Bypass surgery (BS).