When CAS, and when CEA?

The challenge of carotid artery stenosis treatment

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
18:00-19:00

SPEAKERS:

Primarius Björn Dario Franjić, M.D., Ph.D.

Primarius Björn Dario Franjić, M.D., Ph.D.
University Hospital Centre Sestre milosrdnice

Vladimir Kalousek, M.D.

Vladimir Kalousek, M.D.
University Hospital Centre Sestre milosrdnice

Webinar

Required level of previous knowledge and experience of participants: intermediate

Webinar objectives:

  • to get acquainted with the problems of approach and treatment of carotid disease
  • to identify patients who have an indication for active treatment (CEA or CAS)
  • to give insight from the surgical side and get acquainted with the methods of surgical treatment
  • to get information about the current state of CEA and CAS in our country
  • to get acquainted with the CAS method (required materials and techniques)
  • to get acquainted with the profile of the ideal patient for CAS
  • to present individual examples from clinical practice

Who is the webinar for:

  • To all physicians involved in the treatment of patients with carotid artery stenosis (CAS), specialists in vascular surgery, neurology, radiology, cardiology as well as family physicians.
18:00-18:20The role of CEA in the treatment of patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic significant carotid artery stenosis? (review of guidelines and current practice in the Republic of Croatia)
Primarius Björn Dario Franjić, M.D., Ph.D.
18:20-18:40The role of CAS in the treatment of carotid artery stenosis with the presentation of clinical cases
Vladimir Kalousek, M.D.
18:40-18:50Discussion
18:50-19:00Conclusions