Ultrasound – guided pAVF workshop

Friday, February 17th, 2023, 8:15 am at Kantonsspital Aarau, Switzerland. This workshop offers simulation training of ultrasound- guided pAVF with a theoretical background. The course is accredited by the Swiss Society of Vascular Surgery with 8 CME.

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Ultrasound-guided percutaneous arteriovenous fistulae (pAVF) offer a complementary vascular access option. The technique to create pAVF demands excellent ultrasound skills and proper use of the Ellipsys catheter (Medtronic). Patient selection is key to the technical and functional success of pAVF.

This workshop offers theoretical background on all aspects of pAVF, such as preoperative planning, step-by-step pAVF creation and critical points of pAVF implementation into a vascular access service. Participants will be able to simulate two pAVF creations on the Vascular International pAVF model.

Course Programme:

– pAVF planning  and patient selection

– Ultrasound vessel screening upper extremities

– pAVF step- by- step instruction

– pAVF simulation training

– Tips and tricks

– What to consider to successfully implement pAVF

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Dr. med. Andrej Isaak

Dr. med. Andrei Zdoroveac


Kantonsspital Aarau
Haus 3, Kursraum 3A/B
Tellstrasse 25
5001 Aarau


Fee   CHF 750.–

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 info@vascular-international.org. Thank you.