Endovascular Course for Young Vascular Specialists

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In 2018, the Chinese Chapter of the IUA has started a new initiative
the IUA Endovascular Course for Young Vascular Specialists. The first two endovascular courses were held in May 2018 and 2019 in Beijing, China.

Purpose of the course
Endovascular therapy, as a promising minimally invasive technique, has been becoming more and more important, and for most peripheral vascular diseases (PVD) it is
nowadays the first-line treatment strategy.  
PVD cover a large range of vascular diseases, and in this field a lot of new devices and new techniques have emerged, so it is very difficult for the young vascular specialist to keep up with the progress.  
We aim to illuminate the detailed techniques of endovascular therapy to the young vascular specialists who know some basic rules and want to improve their skills to a higher level.
Because the time is a little limited, we will focus on a relatively small field at one time that will facilitate more discussion and deepen the knowledge communication. 
We hope that this course will help the young vascular specialists in their daily endovascular practice, and will deepen international exchange of know-how and friendship.

The Third IUA Endovascular Course for Young Vascular Specialists​ will be held online from May 20 to 22, 2021.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its influence on travel and gathering restriction, this course will be held online in English via Zoom. Participants can attend the course with free registration. The free registration application must be submitted by May 20, 2021, to lizhaoxw@sina.com.

The International Union of Angiology welcomes applications from anyone matching the criteria listed below. 
Candidates must:
1. be under 40 (in exceptional cases 45) years of age
2. be vascular specialists (persons working within vascular centers who wish to deepen their theoretical and especially practical skills in endovascular management of vascular disease; practicing clinicians working in the vascular field who are interested in endovascular interventions)
3. be fluent in English

Topics
Eendovascular treatment of aortic dissection/aneurysm, occlusive disease of carotid, visceral, aortoiliac, femoropopliteal, BTK to BTA arteries .
Live cases
Discussion on detailed technical tips and tricks 

Preliminary Program
May 20, 2021
15:00
19:00 (Beijing time)  live cases and presentations

May 21, 2021
15:00
19:00 (Beijing time)  live cases and presentations

May 22, 2021
15:00
19:00 (Beijing time)  live cases and presentations
 
If you have any questions concerning the course, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Lianrui Guo or Ms. Li Zhao .