Newsletter 11/2018

Dearest colleagues,

It is our pleasure to introduce our upcoming hands-on courses in Lucerne to you. The world-renowned Vascular Masterclass, the Fundamental Course as well as the Vascular Access Course are all three MedTech 100% Compliant Third Party Organized Procedure Training by EUCOMED. The training atmosphere at our courses is intensive but relaxed, and full discussion is encouraged. Limited seats are available, so please register early and join us for an enriching learning experience. We look forward to meet you in Lucerne.

On behalf of all course directors and tutors,

Afshin Assadian, Lorenz Gürke, Klaus Klemm and Jürg Schmidli

Please click here for our video of our Lucerne Courses

Lucerne European Vascular Master Class Jan 30 – Feb 2, 2019

From January 30 – February 2, 2019 we will organize the world-renowned Master Class at the Swiss Hotel Management School in Lucerne. This Master Class provides excellent hands-on experience on pulsatile realistic models to perform open straightforward and complex aortic repair, endovascular aortic reconstruction, carotid endarterectomy and distal bypass surgery as well as virtual simulation for iliac and renal interventions, and is appointed with 22 CME Credits.

This worldwide unique Master Class has proved over the last years to be a very effective postgraduate training method for vascular surgeons. The techniques used are part of the fellowship of European Board of Vascular Surgery (FEBVS) exam. The success of this Master Class is in great part due to the importance of practical training on state-of-the-art infrastructure and the intensive supervision by the multilingual European tutors’ team who has vast experience in vascular surgery and teaching. The close tutor-trainee interaction guarantees an intensive learning process. Also the instruments, light conditions and video transmission are sophisticated. You will operate on unique inlays in groups of two or three, using original vascular grafts, sutures, endomaterial (i.e. wires, catheters, balloons, stents) and abdominal and thoracic endografts.. Limited seats are available, so please register early! Click here for a quick preview and more information.

Lucerne Fundamentals in Vascular Surgery Techniques Jan 27 – 29, 2019

From January 27 – 29, 2019 we organize our Fundamental Course at the Swiss Hotel Management School in Lucerne. This basic workshop provides excellent hands-on experience on pulsatile realistic models to perform open straightforward arterial repair, vascular procedures in the groin and distal bypass surgery.

It is designed for junior vascular surgeons at the beginning of their specialist training as well as for surgeons of all operative specialities like general, abdominal, trauma, orthopaedic, plastic, gynecological and urologic surgery (19 CME Credits). Click here for a quick preview and more information.

Lucerne Vascular Access Hands-on Course Jan 30 – Feb 1, 2019

This 2-day intensive, hands-on experience course, which is is organized from January 30 – February 1, 2019 at the Swiss Hotel Management in Lucerne, aims at teaching young surgeons in the strategies of access planning and in the concepts of vascular access creation (14 CME Credits).

The course addresses the needs of both beginners 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. Click here for more information.

Vascular International, School for Vascular Surgery

For more than  28 years  Vascular International is dedicated to the idea of an enhanced training and learning of vascular surgical techniques using lifelike models. With maximized patient safety as priority, it is our goal to constantly improve vascular surgery training in order to support the safe and efficient open vascular and endovascular patient care.