Medtronic Live - Peripheral Artery Disease – Interactive Case-review for Managing Calcified Lesions

26 November

10:00 AM America/New_York


Join and interact in a case-based discussion to:

  • Exchange about the importance of increasing effectiveness of debulking calcium followed by antirestenotic therapy (DAART)
  • Receive technical tips & tricks
  • Engage in evidence-based discussions


Marianne Brodmann

Professor Marianne Brodmann is a Medical Specialist in Angiology and Internal Medicine at the Medical University of Graz, where she serves as Substitute Head of the Division of Angiology. Prof Brodmann has been a member of multiple groups, such as Nucleus Working Group Peripheral Circulation of the ESC and Nucleus DVG (Dachverband Österreichische Gefäßmedizin) and Nucleus ÖGIA. She served as Secretary and Chairperson of the working Group Peripheral Circulation of ESC and was President of the ÖGIA from 2012-2014 and President of The European Society of Vascular Medicine (ESVM) from 2017-2018. She has also been a National Delegate of the International Union of Angiology (IUA) since 2005. Prof Brodmann’s research interests include anticoagulation and thrombolysis, new endovascular technologies in the peripheral field, and evaluation of nature of restenosis. Additionally, Prof Brodmann has participated in multiple international clinical trials.


Jos van den Berg

Jos C. van den Berg graduated from the Medical School of the State University of Leiden, The Netherlands, in 1986. The army was served in 1986-1988 as radiological resident of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology of the Military Hospital "Dr. A. Mathijssen" in Utrecht, The Netherlands. In 1988 he started his radiological residency training program in the St. Radboud University Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. In 1994 he started working as an interventional radiologist at the Department of Radiology in the St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, where he was Head of the Department of Radiology from July 2001. In July 2004 he started working as head of the Service of Interventional Radiology in the Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Switzerland. He is past-president of the Dutch Endovascular Forum. He is an active member of the Dutch Society of Radiology (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Radiologie), the ECR (European Congress of Radiology), CIRSE (Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe) and the SSCVIR (Swiss Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology), and corresponding member of the SIR (Society of Interventional Radiology) and ESR (European Society of Radiology). From January 2007-2011 he was associate professor of vascular surgery at the University of Pisa, Italy. Since 2011 he is a lecturer at the Medical Faculty of the University of Bern, Switzerland, and since May 2015 he is an assistant professor of radiology (Privat Dozent) at the Medical Faculty of the University of Bern. Since September 2020 he is lecturer at the USI Master of Medicine of the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences in Lugano, Switzerland. He has authored and co-authored over 240 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and books. He is member of the writing committee of the ESVS guidelines for the treatment of carotid artery stenoses, and guidelines for the management of acute limb ischaemia. He is vice-chairman interdisciplinary affairs of the Aortic Association and Board Member of the CLI Global Society. He is Course Co-Director of the AMP meeting in Chicago, the Aortic Summit meeting in Lugano and the EVC meeting in Maastricht, and Course Director of AMP Europe in Lugano. Finally he is reviewer for the official journal of the ECR, European Radiology, as well as for the official journal of the CIRSE (CVIR) and the official journal of SIR, the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR), the official journal of the ISVS (VASCULAR), the official journal of the Society of Vascular Surgery (Journal of Vascular Surgery), the European Journal of Radiology, the journal Vascular Disease Management, the journal Annals of Vascular Surgery, the Journal of interventional Cardiology (JIC), the journal JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, PlosOne and Acta Radiologica. He is reviewer and member of the Editorial Board of CVIR Endovascular, of the official journal of the European Society of Vascular Surgery (Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery EJVES), the Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, and the Journal of Endovascular Therapy. 14 November 2020


Ralf Langhoff

Prof Langhoff is an experienced trainer in peripheral artery disease procedures and has participated in many clinical trials. He is leading the department of Angiology at the hospital Sankt Gertrauden in Berlin, Germany, and has a long record of experience in procedures involving the debulk of calcium followed by antirestenotic therapy. Prof Langhoff belongs to the scientific board of international congresses and is scientific member of the advisory boards for vascular disease (Kardionet, Reccord). Since 2016 he is also board member of the German Society of Angiology (DGA).


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