Lucerne Vascular Access hands-on course 2020

January 29 – 31, 2020 in Lucerne. This course aims at teaching young surgeons in the strategies of access planning and in the concepts of vascular access creation (14 CME Credits).

This event has been assessed as a Third-Party Procedure Training. MedTech Europe Members may provide direct sponsorship to Healthcare Professionals attending this event. See Assessment Criteria!

Programme, Registration, Flyer Lucerne Courses

 It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in this two-day intensive, hands-on experience course.TIt addresses the needs of both beginning and experienced vascular and general surgeons. In teams of two the participants will learn to perform various arterio-venous fistulas (AVF) in the forearm and upper arm and to place arterio-venous grafts (AVG) in a safe manner.
Experts in the field assist you in improving your technical skills and share their knowledge and experience with you to
create long lasting vascular accesses.

  • Principles of creation of vascular anastomoses (single stitch,
    parachute technique,…)
  • Brachio-cephalic AVF creation
  • Cimino and snuff box AVF creation
  • Placement of forearm and upper arm straight and loop AVG
  • Basilic vein transposition
  • Performance of DRIL/ RUDI procedures


Matthias Widmer

Tutors: Andrej Isaak, Carsten Weiss

Location – Map

Swiss Hotel Management School Lucerne
Adligenswilerstrasse 22
CH-6002 Luzern

Hotels in Lucerne

Fee  CHF 1’100.-

Registration and payment

Your application will be confirmed by email with an invoice attached. With online-registration, you will have the opportunity for immediate payment via Paypal (=all major credit cards), and immediate definitive course confirmation.
Please transfer the payment within 10 days, otherwise the provisional reserved space is released.

The number of participants is limited for technical reasons. Registrations will be confirmed by email upon arrival of the payment (first come first served).
Cancellation: Replacements will be accepted, please communicate immediately.

Any Questions or if the course is fully booked: Please contact VASCULAR INTERNATIONAL per email or Phone +41 41 610 54 34. Thank you.