PROGRAM

Tuesday 9 August 2022

 

Conference Day 1 – full day

QT Queenstown

 

Session 1 - 0900 - 1030

Lower Limb Venous Incompetence
Moderator - Prof Timothy Buckenham

0900 - 0905 - Welcome

Dr Gabes Lau

0905 - 0935 - Which perforators need treating and what techniques can be used?

0920 - 0935 - RFA v EVLT for truncal lower limb venous incompetence

Dr John Vrazas

0935 - 0950 - Percutaneous Mechanical closure of lower limb superficial truncal incompetence

Dr Brendan Buckley

0950 - 1005 - Percutaneous management of symptomatic pelvic incompetence

Dr Martin Krauss

1005 - 1020 - New Medicare reimbursement for EVT; is a private vein practice viable?

Dr John Vrazas

1020 - 1035 - Panel Discussion

Morning Tea - 1030 - 1100

Session 2 - 1100 - 1230

Arteriovenous Fistulas For Haemodialysis
Moderator - Dr Brendan Buckley

1100 - 1115 - Types of AVF the IR will encounter
Dr Scott Trerotola

1115 - 1145 - Imaging and intervening in fistula grafts

Dr Scott Trerotola

1145 - 1200 - The use of Stents in the autologous venous fistula

Prof Tim Buckenham

1200 - 1215 - DEB use in percutaneous intervention in the functioning autologous vein fistulae; is it safe and evidence based?

Dr Scott Trerotola

1215 - 1230 - Leave nothing behind, the Auckland experience

A/Prof Andrew Holden

Lunch - 1230 - 1330

Session 3 - 1330 - 1500

Venous intervention: New horizons, false dawns and useful guidelines

1330 - 1400 - IVC Filters - the beginning of the end?

Dr Scott Trerotola

1400 - 1415 - Percutaneous creation of dialysis AVF’s

A/Prof Gerard Goh

1415 - 1430 - 2020 KDOQI guidelines – What the IR should know

Dr Scott Trerotola

1430 - 1445 - Removal of incarcerated venous catheters

Dr Mark Brooks

1445 - 1500 - Panel Discussion

Afternoon Tea - 1500 - 1530

Session 4 - 1530 - 1700

Portal and mesenteric venous intervention

1530 - 1545 - BRTO, BATO, CARTO and beyond

Dr Warren Clements

1545 - 1600 - The management of acute portal vein and TIPPS occlusion

Dr Ashu Jhamb

1600 - 1615 - The difficult trans jugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt: alternative techniques

Dr Tuan Phan

1615 - 1630 - Portal and Mesenteric venous stenting

1630 - 1645 - Venous intervention in Liver transplantation

1645 - 1700 - Panel Discussion

Wednesday 10 August 2022

 

Conference Day 2 – full day

QT Queenstown

 

Session 1 - 0900 - 1030

Deep venous and central venous dysfunction

0900 - 0920 - Disobliteration of acute lower limb deep venous thrombosis – Techniques and Tricks

Dr Brendan Buckley

 

0920 - 0940 - Iliofemoral venous reconstruction

Dr Gerry O'Sullivan

0940 - 1000 - Revascularisation of chronic venous thrombosis Techniques and Tricks

Dr Gerry O'Sullivan

1000 - 1020 - Revascularisation of the Central Veins of the Thorax

Dr Mark Brooks

1020 - 1030 - Panel Discussion

Morning Tea - 1030 - 1100

Session 2 - 1100 - 1230

Paediatric IR Sessions
Moderator - Dr Murthy Chennapragada

 

Paediatric Venous Access

  • - Tips and Tricks

  • - Simple to advanced

Portal Venous Topic

IR in Paediatric Portal Hypertension or

Congenital portosystemic shunts

Venous thrombosis in children: current status/options/guidelines

Lunch - 1230 - 1330

Session 3 - 1330 - 1500

Political viewpoints, reflections and current controversies
Moderator - Dr John Vrazas

1330 - 1345 - Reflections on my two terms as IRSA President

A/Prof Gerard Goh

1345 - 1400 - IRSA: Creating a faculty and subspecialist recognition

A/Prof Andrew Holden

1400 - 1430 - The EBIR, RANZCR and IRSA the future

Dr Gabes Lau

Dr Nicholas Brown

Dr Chris Rogan

1430 - 1445 - IO and IR – are they parting ways?

Dr Gabes Lau

1445 - 1500 - Panel Discussion

Afternoon Tea - 1500 - 1530

Session 4 - 1530 - 1700

AGM

1530 - 1700 - IRSA 2022 Annual General Meeting

IRSA Executive/All IRSA Members

1530 - 1700 - IR FOR NURSES AND RADIOGRAPHERS

Dr Gerry O’Sullivan and

Dr Scott Trerotola

Thursday 11 August 2022

 

Conference Day 3 – full day

QT Queenstown

Session 1 - 0900 - 1030

Registrar Research Papers

Morning Tea - 1030 - 1100

Session 2 - 1100 - 1230

New Techniques and technologies; updates of technologies undergoing assessment

1100 - 1115 - Percutaneous balloon lithoplasty

Dr Martin Krauss

1115 - 1130 - Pulmonary angioplasty

Dr Tim Joseph

1130 - 1145 - New Liquid Embolic Agent

Dr Martin Krauss

1145 - 1200 - Nellix Update

1200 - 1215 - Cerebral clot retrieval: new techniques and expanding indications

 

1215 - 1230

 

Lunch - 1230 - 1330

Session 3 - 1330 - 1500

IR Quiz

Prof Timothy Buckenham

Afternoon Tea - 1500 - 1530

Session 4 - 1530 - 1700

Mortality and morbidity case presentations and discussion

Interventional Radiologists only

Meeting Close - 1700