Learn everything you need to know about using coils and how the materials and characteristics translate into clinical use.
Session 1: Biomaterials Basics
- Understanding Coil Materials - what an IR should know
- Understanding Coil Characteristics: What an IR Should Know
Industry Session: Volume and Reliable Occlusion – Clinical Use of Hydrogel Coil Dr. Marcelo Guimaraes,
Technology in Peripheral Embolization
Session 2: From the Bench to the Patient – How the materials and characteristics translate into clinical use.
- Measuring the Packing Density: Are we accurate and is this helpful?
- Case Discussion: When have we packed enough?
- Debate: Maximizing Vessel Occlusion vs Minimizing Vessel Recanalization – Are these efforts incompatible?
Session 3: Materials and Techniques
- What is out there? Review of Coils
- 4 Case Discussions – Focus on Technique
- “Bad Coiling” – Dealing with Mishaps During Coil Embolization Procedures
Session 4: Material Selection and Why?
- 9 Case Discussions – Focus on Coil Selection
• Coil Selection
• Back Door/Front Door Coiling. When? • Anticoagulation and Coiling
• Unmet Needs
• The Ideal Coil
Dr. Jafar Golzarian, University of Minnesota
Dr. Marc Sapoval, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou
Dr. Gary Siskin, Albany Medical Center
Dr. Dania Daye, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Marcelo Guimaraes, Medical University of South Carolina
Dr. Jean-Pierre Pelage, McGill University
Dr. Parag Patel, Medical College of Wisconsin
Dr. Sarah White, Medical College of Wisconsin
Dr. Luc Defreyne, Ghent University Hospital
Dr. John Kaufman, Oregon Health & Science University
Dr. Rahul Patel, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Dr. Chuck Martin, The Cleveland Clinic
Dr. Gloria Salazar, University of North Carolina
Dr. Vincent Vidal, CHU la Timone, Marseilles
Ben Fischer, Global Product Manager, Cook Medical
Khoi Le, R&D Engineer, Medtronic
Wendy Beuthin, R&D Director, Terumo
Dan Tomaschko, R&D Manager, Boston Scientific
Dave Barry, Engineer Emeritus, Penumbra, Inc.
CME Credits: None
GEST Year: 2022