Our last ACST-2 Collaborators' Meeting was held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Belgrade - 20/21st April 2016.
Thank you to our hosts, speakers and delegates for a very enjoyable meeting in such a lovely setting.
To view photos from the event please click here
To view the presentations from the meeting, please click on the title links below:
Prof. Alison Halliday _ Welcome and ACST-2 Update
Dr Robert Vlachovský _ Czech Republic: Stenting vs Surgery - how does our system work and why is this trial helpful
Prof. Grzegorz Oszkinis _ CAS and CEA – What do we think should happen in Poland in the next decade?
Dr Nicola Tusini _ Our experience with both ACST trials – why Reggio Emilia is special
Prof. Gianluca Faggioli _ Impact of the aortic arch on stent performance
Dr Sonia Ronchey _ Starting out in ACST-2 in our centre in Rome
Prof. Thomas Mayer _ Carotid Stenting with optimized filter protection in a German centre
Prof. Isabelle van Herzeele _ New devices and techniques in Carotid Stenting – have we reached equivalence?
Dr Vladimir Starodubtsev _ Carotid Stenting and Surgery in 2016 in Russia
Sir Prof. Richard Peto _ Alcohol in Russia
Dr Peter Gillgren & Dr Claes Skiöldebrand _The Great Swedish Debate: How do we treat the asymptomatic patients that are not eligible for ACST-2 or turn down enrolment?
Dr Anders Gottsäter _ Best Medical Therapy
Dr Håkan Pärsson _ CEA
Dr Katarina Björses _ CAS
Dr Gunnar Plate _ Patients' Choice
Prof. Vesko Petrov _ Stenting and Surgery in Bulgaria
Prof. László Entz & Dr Bela Fulop_ Hungary - Debate on Stenting vs Surgery - What is the solution?
Prof. László Entz_ Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest
Dr Bela Fulop_ Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical Centre, Szeged
Prof. Athanasios Giannoukas _ Can carotid intervention prevent Dementia?
Dr Veronika Palmiste _ CEA and CAS in Estonia
Mr Richard Bulbulia_ Lessons from CREST-1
Dr Leo Bonati _ Update on MRI sub-study
Dr Peter Ringleb _ How we would like future intervention trials in Germany to change
Prof. Djordje Radak _ Improving Carotid Surgery decision making in Serbia during and after the ACST trials
Prof. Alison Halliday _ ACST-2 summary