WVI at VEITH 2018

This year’s 45th VEITH Symposium was attended by several WVI members including Prof Sultan, Mr Wael Tawfick, Mr Ramy Elkady, Mr Baker Ghoneim and Mr Niall O Reilly.

Topics presented this year include but were not limited to: triple neuroprotection for acute stroke, total endovascular management of aorto-iliac occlusive disease, late open interventions post-EVAR and debates from Prof Sultan on statins, stem cell for CLTI and CEAs closed without a patch.

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Aortic Masterclass 2018

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The Western Vascular Institute are hosting an exciting Aortic Masterclass in the Galway Clinic on September 6, 2018, in conjunction with this years Sir Peter Freyer Surgical Symposium. World renowned cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, and anaesthesiologists will share their ground breaking work with trainees. There will also be training simulators on the day, which will be headed by leading consultants.


Programme at a glance


Meet the faculty at the Aortic Masterclass

Faculty List


Getting to the Galway Clinic

 Google maps: Galway Clinic

Google maps: Galway Clinic

Click here for details on how to get to the Galway Clinic by public transport.

Click here to find out how to get to Galway from major and minor Irish airports.


Galway City Sights

  • St. Nicholas' Church
  • Lynch's Castle
  • Galway Cathedral
  • Galway Museum
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Eyre Square
  • The Claddagh
  • Spanish Arch
  • Salmon Weir Bridge
  • Kirwans Lane
  • Lynch Memorial Window
  • Courthouse & Town Hall
  • The Bridge Mills
  • Nora Barnacle House
  • Circle of Life Commemorative Garden
  • Menlo Castle
  • Forthill Graveyard

A list of sights that may be of interest to visit in and around Galway can be found at this link.