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VAS 2019

11th congress of the Vascular Access Society

Rotterdam, The Netherlands April 11 - April 13, 2019

This year, the VAS congress will be a joint meeting with the Vascular Access Society of Britain and Ireland (VASBI).

The scientific program will provide a three-day meeting with state-of-the-arts lectures about new developments in clinical practice, basic research as well as the latest results from clinical trials. Furthermore, controversial topics will be discussed in pro-con debates and parallel sessions specifically for dialysis nurses will be organized as well. 

Event details

Date: April 11 - April 13, 2019
City: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Venue: De Doelen
Booth: no 1

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AV-Access masterclasses at VAS 2019

Getinge is organising 3 AV-Access masterclasses at VAS 2019, where participants can learn the most important surgical techniques in AV-Access surgery, under close supervision of well known experts.
Using the unique arm models from Vascular International they will be taught during a 2 hour session how best to create a native fistula and implant a Flixene graft.

There is a limited number of seats available and registration is possible via the congress registration module.

Date: Friday, 12 April 2019
Time: 9:00-11:00 | 12:00-14:00 | 15:00-17:00

Register here for the Masterclasses

Clinical Program Highlights

Friday, 12 April

  • 13:50-14:10 Early cannulation grafts for dialysis access, when and how to use? | J. Gilbert
  • 14:20-14:30 Long-term outcomes of Flixene and standard ePTFE arteriovenous grafts for hemodialysis | L. van Vliet

Saturday, 13 April

  • 09:30-09:40 Clinical outcomes for hemodialysis access by using Flixene vascular graft | B. He

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