BEC 2021

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BEC 2023 ENDOVASCULAR ACADEMY 

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It is my great pleasure to invite you to be a part of the BEC Endovascular Academy, that would be held in Sofia, Bulgaria in September, 2023. With the help and support of WIST and ISEVS, is becoming the most important local endovascular meeting for the whole region and is part of the program of the Regional Chapter of ISEVS. Congress Directors will be one of the most esteemed endovascular specialists in the world.

30 September - 1 October 2023 • Sofia, Bulgaria

This congress is designed for broad range of specialties dealing with vascular and neurovascular pathology - interventional cardiologists, angiologists, interventional radiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, vascular medicine specialists, cardiac and vascular surgeons, nurses practitioners, cath lab technicians, and other health care professionals with a special interest in the field of interventional and vascular medicine, all potentially interested in modern and up to date products, medical devices and equipment.

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LIVE CASES

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COUNTRIES

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FACULTY

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ATTENDEES

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2 DAYS CONFERENCE

international faculty list

Hilton CONGRESS
VENUE

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Interactive case¬based discussions
  • Chance to discuss your abstracts
  • Keynote lectures from experts
  • Presentation of the latest clinical trials
  • Simulator training opportunities
  • MedTech and ArPharm accreditation
  • Live/recorded cases
  • Showcase of the newest guidelines

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Тhe 8th event of the academy is happening thanks to the great cooperation between Bulgarian The Society for Endovascular Therapythe, WIST and ISEVS

Archive. 2021

bEC & iSEVS ENDOVASCULAR ACADEMY

Scientific program 10-12 Sept 2021 

10 Sept 2021

Opening pre-congress sessions

SESSION 1: ENDOVASCULAR ACCESS IN TAVI AND AORTIC PROCEDURES (CASE BASED)

TAVR access

Diana Trendafilova

EVAR access

 Ivo Petrov

Access complications – tips and tricks

Hristo Angelov 

TAVI and MIAS the only modern options for aortic stenosis treatment

Victor Costache

Achieving target LDL-level in high risk patients with ASCVD 

Ivo Petrov 

SESSION 2: BPA FOR CTEPH
(CASE BASED)

CTEPH – lesion pathology and invasive treatment potential

Hiroto Shimokawahara

LIVE CASE (CTEPH)

St. Anna Hospital

Catheter based treatment for PE

Ivo Petrov

BPA for CTEPH – on the steep part of the learning curve

Vassil Velchev

STEPH

Hiroto Shimokawahara

Intravascular ultrasound in Peripheral Arterial Disease: What is the role?

Ivo Petrov

11 Sept 2021

SESSION 1: STROKE PROGRAM AND LOGISTIC ORGANIZATION

Fibrinolytic therapy-Bulgarian experience

Veselin Georgiev

Briging therapy vs. mechanical trhombectomy

Lachezar Ivanov

Tandem occlusions

Lachezar Ivanov

BGC vs non - BGC in mechanical thrombectomy for stroke

Iris Grunwald / Anna Podlasek

LIVE CASE

St.Anna Hospital

Bridging therapy versus direct mechanical thrombectomy

Iris Grunwald / Anna Podlasek

HOW and WHEN of stroke patient triage

Galina Kirova/Orlin Zlatarski

Neurologists and invasive cardiologists for endovascular treatment of stroke

Ivo Petrov

LIVE CASE

St.Anna Hospital

SESSION 2: NEUROENDOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS

Multidisciplinary approach in post treatment hemorrhage vasospasm

Rositsa Tanova

Endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysm

Aleksandar Sirakov

Endovascualar treatment of large/giant ruptured cerebral aneurysms

Hans Henkes

LIVE CASES/PRE-RECORDED CASES

Complications in endovascular neurosurgery

Mihail Petrov / Nikolay Velinov

New devices in treatment of unruptured cerebral aneurysm

Aleksandar Sirakov

HPC – new era in endovascular treatment of ruptured cerebral aneurysms

Hans Henkes

Endovascualar treatment of large/giant ruptured cerebral aneurysms

Hans Henkes

Why is needed reversal agent for DOACs

Rosen Kalpachki

SESSION 3: AORTIC ARCH AND CAROTID PROCEDURES

LIVE CASE

Acibadem City Clinic Cardiovascular Cente

Total endovascular aortic arch repair with chimney technique

Ivo Petrov

Asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis

Klaus Mathias

Total and subtotal carotid stenosis interventions

Ivo Petrov

How to treat an instent carotid restenosis

Jacques Busquet

De-Escalation of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in patients with ACS

Vassil Velchev

Optimizing medical management in peripheral vascular disease

Ivo Petrov

LIVE CASE

Acibadem City Clinic Cardiovascular Center

Better look twice. A complication case of CAS

Klaus Mathias

12 Sept 2021

DAY 3 Opening

SESSION 1: BELLOW THE KNEE AND CLI PROCEDURES

Retrograde access for BTK and CLTI interventions

Nadelin Nikolov

Below the ankle revascularization – why, when and how?

Dimitar Nikolov

Pedal approach for CLI patients

Zoran Stankov

LIVE CASE

Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital

Innovative methods for treatment of CLTI

Alexander Alexandrov

Optimized stenting approach in above and below the knee CLTI patients

Mariano Palena

Mimetic stent technology for simple and complex interventions

Lieven Maene

How to cross infrapopliteal CTOs in CLI patients

Theodosios Bisdas

SESSION 2: FEMORO-POPLITEAL INTERVENTIONS

Complications in fem-pop interventions and how to deal with them

Nаdelin Nikolov

The use of reentry device in complex fem-pop lesions

Nikolay Valchev

LIVE CASE

Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital

SFA recanalization with combined brachial (radial) and pedal approach

Zoran Stankov

Update on drug coated balloon in femoropopliteal intereventions

Sevket Gorgulu

Minimizing Dissection with Chocolate PTA Balloon

Zoran Stankov

EPAR of two popliteal complicated aneurysms

Pavel Atanasov

Endovascular treatment of TASC II type D lesions of femoral artery

Todor Samardjiev

SESSION 3: AAA AND AORTOILIAC ENDOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS

Evar vs Pevar

Klaus Mathias

CHEVAR vs FEVAR procedures

Jacques Busquet

LIVE CASE

Acibadem City Clinic Cardiovascular Center

EVAR treatment in Hybrid OR

Kak Khee Yeung

How to set up a EVAR team in a Balkan hospital

Igor Koncar

Abdominal aortic stenosis – a disease of smoking women and its treatment

Klaus Mathias

Endovascular treatment of Lerich syndrome

Dobrin Vassilev

Hybrid TAAA

Dimitar Nikolov

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INTERNATIONAL FACULTY LIST.

Prof. Klaus Mathias

Germany

Dortmund Teaching Hospital
Department of Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology

Dr. Kak Khee Yeung

Netherland

vascular surgeon at VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam – Atherosclerosis & Ischemic syndromes;  Microcirculation

Dr. Donald B. Reid, MD, FRCS

United Kingdom

Past President ISEVS (UK),
Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon in the NHS, Scotland

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

USA

Interventional cardiologist at the Texas Heart Medical, Clinical Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

Prof. Iris Q Grunwald, MD, PhD

United Kingdom

Interventional Neuroradiologist, Director for Neuroscience at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford and Associate Medical Director at Southend University Hospital, Essex

Dr. Igor Koncar, MD

Serbia

Vascular Surgeon at Clinic for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Serbian Clinical Center

Hans Henkes, MD, Phd 

Germany

Medical Director of the Neuroradiological Clinic, Klinikum Stuttgart. In 2017, Dr. Henkes received the CIRSE Award for Excellence and Innovation in Interventional Radiology

Dr. Jacques Busquet, MD

France

President of the International Society of EndoVascular Specialists (ISEVS)

Hiroto Shimokawahara, MD, PhD

Japan

National Hospital Organization Okayama Medical Center

Sevket Gorgulu

Turkey

Professor in Cardiology, Member of EuroCTO Club Acibadem University,Istanbul. Acıbadem Üniversitesi

Prof. Dr. Hugo Londero, MD, PhD

Argentina

Head Hemodinamics and Transcatheter Interventions Services, Sanatorio Allende Cordoba

Anna Podlasek, MD

United Kingom

University of Nottingham,  Notts· Division of Radiological and Imaging Sciences MD

Prof dr Victor S. Costache PH D

Romania

University "T. Maiorescu" Bucharest
Chief of cardiovascular surgery Sf Constantin Hospital

Prof. Ivo Petrov, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC

Bulgaria

Head of Cardiology and Angiology Department, Acibadem City Clinic Cardiovascular Center, co-president of the Bulgarian Society for Endovascular Therapy 

Prof. Vassil Velchev, MD, PhD 

Bulgaria

Invasive Cardiology Department, University Hospital "St. Anna", Sofia, Bulgaria

Prof. Vassil Chrevenkoff

Bulgaria

Head of Vascular Surgery Department, Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital, co-president of the Bulgarian Society for Endovascular Therapy 

Theodosios Bisdas, MD

Greece

Head, Clinic of Advanced Endovascular Services, Athens Medical Center,
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH)

Mariano Palena, MD

Italy

Director endovascular surgery presso GVM Care & Research - Maria Cecilia Hospital, Abano Terme, Veneto, Italy; Università di Bologna

Dr. Lieven Maene

Belgium

Vascular - thoracic surgeon,
OLV Hospital,. Aalst, VLG

Bulgarian Faculty List BEC 2021

  • Prof. Ivo Petrov, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC
  • Prof. Vassil Chervenkoff
  • Vassil Velchev, MD, PhD
  • Dimitar Nikolov, MD
  • Diana Trendafilova, MD, PhD
  • Nurfet Alioski, MD
  • Stanimir Sirakov, MD, PhD
  • Nadelin Nikolov, MD, PhD
  • Georgi Ignatov, MD
  • Hristo Angelov, MD
  • Veselin Georgiev, MD
  • Lachezar Ivanov, MD
  • Rositsa Tanova, MD
  • Aleksandar Sirakov, MD
  • Nikolay Velinov, MD
  • Rosen Kalpachki, MD
  • Chavdar Bachvarov, MD
  • Zoran Stankov, MD
  • Nikolay Valchev, MD
  • Lachezar Dobrichkov, MD
  • Pavel Atanasov, MD
  • Todor Samardjiev, MD
  • Galina Kirova, MD, PhD
  • Aleksander Aleksandrov, MD
  • Valeri Gelev, MD
  • Milena Staneva, MD
  • Dobrin Vassilev, MD

Archive. 2022

BEC & ISEVS ENDOVASCULAR ACADEMY

Scientific program 23-25 Sept 2022 

SESSION 1: VASCULAR ACCESS AND CLOSURE DEVICES
SESSION 2: DIALYSIS ACCESS MANAGEMENT
SESSION 3: VENOUS, PULMONARY INTERVENTIONS AND EMBOLIZATIONS

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INTERNATIONAL FACULTY LIST.

Prof. Klaus Mathias

Germany

Dortmund Teaching Hospital
Department of Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology

Dr. Donald B. Reid, MD, FRCS

United Kingdom

Past President ISEVS (UK),
Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon in the NHS, Scotland

Prof. Dr. Hugo Londero, MD, PhD

Argentina

Head Hemodinamics and Transcatheter Interventions Services, Sanatorio Allende Cordoba

Prof. Iris Q Grunwald, MD, PhD

United Kingdom

Interventional Neuroradiologist, Director for Neuroscience at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford and Associate Medical Director at Southend University Hospital, Essex

Dr. Jacques Busquet, MD

France

President of the International Society of EndoVascular Specialists (ISEVS)

Hans Henkes, MD, Phd 

Germany

Medical Director of the Neuroradiological Clinic, Klinikum Stuttgart. In 2017, Dr. Henkes received the CIRSE Award for Excellence and Innovation in Interventional Radiology

Prof. Rahul Velenini PhD FRCS 

UK

Consultant Vascular Surgeon Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

Sevket Gorgulu, MD, PhD

Turkey

Professor in Cardiology, Member of EuroCTO Club Acibadem University,Istanbul. Acıbadem Üniversitesi

Prof Victor S. Costache, MD, PhD

Romania

University "T. Maiorescu" Bucharest
Chief of cardiovascular surgery Sf Constantin Hospital

Anna Podlasek, MD

United Kingom

University of Nottingham,  Notts· Division of Radiological and Imaging Sciences MD

Prof. Ivo Petrov, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC

Bulgaria

Head of Cardiology and Angiology Department, Acibadem City Clinic Cardiovascular Center, co-president of the Bulgarian Society for Endovascular Therapy 

Prof. Vassil Chrevenkoff, MD, PhD

Bulgaria

Head of Vascular Surgery Department, Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital, co-president of the Bulgarian Society for Endovascular Therapy 

Prof. Vassil Velchev, MD, PhD 

Bulgaria

Invasive Cardiology Department, University Hospital "St. Anna", Sofia, Bulgaria

Theodosios Bisdas, MD

Greece

Head, Clinic of Advanced Endovascular Services, Athens Medical Center,
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH)

Mariano Palena, MD

Italy

Director endovascular surgery presso GVM Care & Research - Maria Cecilia Hospital, 
Abano Terme, Veneto, Italy; Università di Bologna

Ourania Preventza, MD, MBA, FACS

USA

Professor of Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgeon
Baylor College of Medicine, Baylor St Luke's
Medical Center, Texas Heart Institute
President of International Society of Endovascular Specialists (ISEVS)

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD

USA

Clinical Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston.

Dr. Ljubisa Borota

Sweden

Uppsala University Hospital

Ralf Langhoff, MD

Germany

Angiologist, Vascular Disease,
Sankt Gertauden-Krankenhaus, Berlin

Prof. Marwan Youssef

Germany

Medical Centre of the Johannes
Gutenberg-University Mainz

Jeroen Boogaarts, MD

Netherlands

Specialist in the treatment of neurovascular diseases Radboud University Medical Centre (Radboudumc)

Dr. Haytham Hamid

UK

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Aleksandar Gjoreski, MD, PhD,

North Macedonia

Interventional radiologist at G.C.H."8th September"- Skopje, Associate Professor of Radiology at UKIM, President of Macedonian Association of Radiologists

Deniz Bulja MD MSc

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Clinical center University of Sarajevo

Aleksandra Aracki-Trenkic

Serbia

Neuroradiologist, University of Niš, Clinical Center Niš; Department of Radiology
MD; Neuroradiologist

Ivan Vukashinovich, MD

Serbia

Fellow of EBNI, Neurointerventionalist at Clinical Center of Serbia

Bulgarian Faculty List BEC 2022

  • Prof. Ivo Petrov, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC
  • Prof. Vassil Chrevenkoff, MD, PhD
  • Prof. Vassil Velchev, MD, PhD
  • Dimitar Nikolov, MD
  • Nurfet Alioski, MD
  • Stanimir Sirakov, MD, PhD
  • Raycho Dobricov, MD
  • Nadelin Nikolov, MD, PhD
  • Hristo Angelov, MD
  • Dimitar Nikolakov, MD
  • Nikolay Velinov, MD
  • Orlin Zlatarev, MD
  • Svetozar Matanov, MD
  • Aleksandar Sirakov, MD
  • Krasimir Minkin, MD
  • Elena Koleva, MD
  • Kalina Chupetlovska, MD
  • Zoran Stankov, MD
  • Rosen Kalpachki, MD, PhD
  • Nikolay Valchev, MD
  • Lachezar Dobrichkov, MD
  • Pavel Atanasov, MD
  • Marko Klisurski, MD, PhD
  • Valeri Gelev, MD
  • Milena Staneva, MD
  • Dobrin Vassilev, MD, PhD
  • Lozev, MD
  • Zlatanov, MD
  • Nedevska, MD
  • Stoyanov, MD
  • Alexander Alexandrov, MD
  • Stefan Stefanoiv, MD, PhD
  • Nikolay Stoyanov, MD 
  • Ivan Martinov, MD 
  • Iveta Tasheva, MD, PhD
  • Mariana Konteva, MD, PhD
  • Lubinka Yanevska, MD
  • Arman Postadjian, MD, PhD
  • Svetlin Tsonev, MD, PhD
  • Damyan Boychev, MD
  • Teodor Kovachev

CONGRESS VENUE.

CONGRESS HALL COMPLEX

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2023 witnessed a revolution in International Congress focus and format through stronger global society alliances, an expanded multidisciplinary program, and greater opportunity for interaction between attendees and audience. BSET organized for 8th edition of BEC Endovascular Academy!

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