Annual Vascular Workshop 2019

On behalf of the organizing committee we are pleased to invite you to the “Annual Vascular Workshop“on September 18-19, 2019, in East Tallinn Central Hospital, Tallinn, Estonia. The course consists of 2 practical days of learning and training.

We are simultaneously planning presentations, discussions and live case transmissions from cathlabs of East Tallinn Central Hospital and Maria Cecilia Hospital Cotignola, Italy.

The aim of the 1st day of the workshop is to give update into the role of vessel preparation (Rotarex thrombectomy, scoring devices, lithoplasty) in endovascular treatment of peripheral artery disease, advanced endovascular treatment of CLI and diabetic foot, pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy of DVT.

The 2nd day is focusing on embolization: venous embolization of pelvic congestion syndrome, varicocele and prostata embolization. A limited number of participants can observe the procedures in the cathlab. The access to the cathlab is ensured on a “first come-first served” basis.


V. Tuppits Auditorium (H- building) & Cath lab (A- building, ground floor, room RAO136)
East Tallinn Central Hospital, Ravi Str. 18, 10138 Tallinn, Estonia 

Exhibition of medical supplies and procedures

During the breaks of the workshop you are welcome to visit the exhibition of medical supplies and procedures introduced in the workshop. The exhibition is open from 8:15  AM on both days. Below please see the medical companies represented during the exhibition. 

You will see demonstrations during the exhibition
Straub Medical -  Rotarex  thrombectomy catheter, hands-on Training (register in the Morning of September 18)
Shockwave lithoplasty balloon demonstration
AngioJet demonstration
Angiodroid CO2  injector demonstration

The map
Please see the map below. On the map please alse see the locations of the hotel Ibis and the Gala Dinner.



Please note, that the program might be subject to minor changes.

Day 1, 18.09.2019
8:00     Morning coffee, registration
8:30     Welcome & Introduction
8:35     CLI. Patient’s perspective
8:40    Live case 1
9:10   „Update on vessel preparation”  - Torsten Fuss MD, Germany
9:40   Our experience with vessel preparation (Shockwave) - Kristina Lotamõis, MD, Estonia 
9:55   Live case 1 summary 
10:00   Coffee break
10:40   Live case 2 
11:10  „Single center experience with Rotarex” - Grzegorz Stasiuk MD,  Poland
11:25   „Medical treatment guidelines discussion for complex PAD patients“  - Kristina Lotamõis MD, Estonia
11:40   "Angiodroid: Automated and Safe CO2 Angiography" - Nuno Dias MD, PhD - Sweden
11:50   "The possibility of using an automatic CO2 injector in patients with critical lower limb ischemia" - Uladzislau Derkach MD, Innovative Surgery Clinic, Klin, Russia
12:00   Lunch
13:00   Live case 3
13:30   “Experiences in Pharmacochemical Thrombectomy” - Nuno Dias MD, PhD - Sweden
14:15 „Current treatment strategy of acute iliofemoral DVT and PTS” - Lea Attias-Widmer MD, Switzerland 
14:35  „Treatment of flotating thrombosis of iliofemoral venous segment with aspiration thrombectomy“ -  Yaroslav Khrebtiy MD, Vinnitsa Regional Clinical Hospital, Ukraine.
14:55   Live case 3 Summary
15:00   Coffee break & AngioJet Introduction 2nd floor meeting room)
15:30   Live case 4 streaming from East Tallinn Central Hospital
15:35   Live case 5 streaming from Maria Cecilia Hospital Cotignola, Italy - Paolo Sbarzaglia MD
17:00   Live case 4 summary
19:30   Dinner in Seaplane Harbour with live music
Day 2, 19.09.2019 
8:15    Morning coffee, registration
09:15    Live case 6, PVE
10:15   “BALT Peripheral embolization solution - what’s new in 2019? “ - Khalid Berdouz (Balt Extrusion)
10:30   “Pelvic vein embolization – to whom and why and how? UK experience” - David Beckett MD, UK
11:15   Live case 7, Varicocele embolization
11:45   Lunch
12:30  “Prostatic artery embolization – new treatment for an old disease. Technical aspects by the interventional       radiologist” - David Beckett MD, UK
13:15   “Embolization with high volume coils – my experience.” - Radosław Pietura MD, Poland.
13:45   Live case 8, Prostatic artery embolization
15:00   Closure & Good Bye


Local Faculty

  • Dr. Kristina Lotamõis (East Tallinn Central Hospital, Estonia)
  • Dr. Sulev Margus (East Tallinn Central Hospital, Estonia)
  • Dr. Veronika Palmiste-Kallion (East Tallinn Central Hospital, Estonia)

International Faculty

  • Dr. Lea Attias-Widmer (Sptalzentrum Biel, Switzerland)
  • Dr. David Beckett (The Whiteley Clinics, UK)
  • Prof. Nuno Dias (Skåne University Hospital Malmö, Sweden)
  • Dr. Uladzislau Derkach (Innovative Surgery Clinic, Klin, Russia)
  • Dr. Torsten Fuss (Elblandklinikum Radebeul, Germany)
  • Dr. Radosław Pietura (SPSK1 Hospital in Lublin, Poland)
  • Dr. Paolo Sbarzaglia (Maria Cecilia Hospital, Cotignola Italy)
  • Dr. Grzegorz Stasiuk (Provincial Hospital. St. Padre Pio, Poland)
  • Dr. Yaroslav Khrebtiy (Vinnitsa regional clinical hospital, Ukraine)

Gala Dinner

In the evening of September 18, you are welcome to join the gala dinner in Seaplane Harbour (Meremuuseum), Vesilennuki 6. The evening starts at 19:30 with a tour in the Museum and continues with a delicious dinner with an exclusive concert held by one of the best jazz artists Joel Remmel band with the legendary saxophone player Raivo Tafenau and a promising, already award winning Marianne Leibur. You are welcome to join us, enjoy the good time and dance the night away!


During the workshop you are welcome to stay at the nearby Ibis Tallinn Central Hotel (Juhkentali str  28).

It is a newly opened modern and fresh Scandinavian style 3-star hotel with great noise isolation and comfortable beds. The hotel is conveniently located just about within 3 minutes of walking distance form the hospital. For accomodation please contact and provide a code name “vascular workshop” to book your stay. The hotel also has an underground parking area which will be charged extra in case of parking is needed. Please note that the booking with special prices is available until August 18, 2019.


Participation fee

  • Physicians 50 euros/day;  75 euros, 2 days
  • Nurses/residents/students 30 euros /day;  50 euros, 2 days
  • Representative of pharmaceutical company (non-exhibitors) on 150 euros, 2 days

For the registration form below, please use Google Chrome as your browser!

Payment information

The workshop includes participation fee. Please find the payment information below.
The deadline for completing the payment is September 4th, 2019.
Payment details
AS Ida-Tallinna Keskhaigla
Bank: SEB Pank AS
IBAN: EE771010220022885015
In the description, please include
• name of the event:  Annual Vascular Workshop 2019, project code 0039
• name of participants
For additional information, please contact