EVAR (EndoVascular Aneurysm Repair) procedures have become increasingly important in the treatment of aneurisms in the arterial system. The results of this treatment are very well and the and the intervention is less harmful for the patient.
WHY THIS MODULE?
Due to technological developments the number of possibilities for endovascular treatments rises. In the mean while the treatment is getting more complex. Knowledge of the latest technology and the skills required for a thorough analysis and interpretation of the diagnostic images with advanced image analysis software is crucial for obtaining an optimal result.
GOAL OF THE MODULE
Endovascular Sizing is to obtain insight and understanding of the most important aspects of the preparatory measurements for an endovascular aneurism repair.
The training is performed in small groups (max 10 persons) and is very interactive.
- Morning session - Lecture: Clear Presentation by a medical specialist in vascular surgery or interventional radiology and an expert in endovascular sizing.
- Afternoon session -Practical’s: hands on training image analysis in the state of the art ECTM
- Preparation -Online e-learning module including self-assessment test
This module is dedicated to medical specialists and residents in vascular surgery and interventional radiology. The module forms a perfect preparation for the CASH-3-Vascular module for 5th and 6th year residents in vascular surgery.
The module is organized by the Technical Medicine Department of the University of Twente and is part of the “Endovascular Aortic Repair” course. Another course of possible interest in this domain is focused on “Stenotic and Aneurysmatic vascular diseases” (information in Dutch).