10 - 11 December 2021 .


Organization of the conference in a remote form

Due to the current epidemiological situation, a decision was made to organize the conference remotely. The cost of participation is: 50,00 PLN. Registration for the …

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New CVS website

We are pleased to announce that the new conference website is now available at: All information about the CVS conference, the event program and …

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4 interesting conference sessions

This year, the conference will consist of 4 interesting sessions, two for each day. On the first day of the conference, we invite you to: …

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Change of the conference date

Ladies and gentlemen, The date of the Cracow Vascular Summit conference has changed from: 27-28 November 2020 on 4-5 December 2020 The conference structure remains …

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The 7th edition of the Cracow Vascular Summit conference is behind us

We would like to thank our lecturers for extremely interesting lectures, sponsors for the opportunity to organize this event on-line and participants who devoted their …

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8th Edition of Cracow Vascular Summit

Due to the great interest in the conference, we would like to inform you that the next – 8th edition of the Cracow Vascular Summit …

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Cracow Vascular Summit

The Cracow Vascular Summit is an international and multidisciplinary conference dedicated to treatment of complex vascular diseases.

The Faculties will be comprised of a multidisciplinary team of practicing endovascualar specialists and scientists including vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, radiologists, and neurologist. from Western and Eastern Europe and North America.

The conference will focus on several topics including:

  • limb ischemia,
  • carotid interventions,
  • stroke.

Every year CVS conducts venous session and aortic session, which includes live satellite transmissions from cath labs and hybrid rooms where complex peripheral and aortic interventions will be performed live.

The aim of the conference is to present the most up-to-date knowledge on the most modern therapies, as well as on ongoing and planned clinical trials in the field of endovascular procedures.

The Faculties of the conference are outstanding specialists from all over the world, including:
  • Germany

  • Italy

  • France

  • Great Britain

  • Switzerland

  • Israel

  • U.S.A.



50 pln
  • access to on-line broadcast
  • certificate of attendance.
  • Prices includes VAT 23%, one Invoice for participation and accommodation will be issued titled "conference paricipation".

Programme of the conference

11:30 – 11:40

Wacław Kuczmik, Piotr Kasprzak, Maciej Dryjski, Marek Majewski

Session I

11:40 - 13:30

(5 min. presentation + 5 min. discussion)

Panel: Wacław Kuczmik, Aleksander Sieroń, Tomasz Jakimowicz, Stanisław Molski, Włodzimierz Hendiger

11:40 – 11:50

Karolina Kucia, Maciej Juśko (Katowice/Poland)

A complex case of an acute aortic dissection

11:50 – 12:00

Agata Suleja, Maciej Juśko (Katowice/Poland)

Prophylactic embolization of aortic sides to prevent type II endoleak in patients requiring aneurysm repair with a branched stent graft

12:00 - 12:10

Maria Stec (Katowice/Poland)

Branched graft as a treatment of choice in patient with type IA endoleak after prior treatment with parallel grafts

12:10 - 12:20

Wiktoria Kuczmik (Katowice/Poland)

Multistage endovascular treatment of a thoracoabdominal aneurysm secondary to aortic dissection

12:20 - 12:30

Karol Magiera, Mateusz Nowak (Katowice/Poland)

Technical problem related to the rotation of branched stent graft

12:30 - 12:40

Agnieszka Świeszek, Grzegorz Smolka (Katowice/Poland)

Heart failure in patient with large arteriovenous fistula and abdominal aortic aneurysm

12:40 - 12:50

Katarzyna Jama (Warszawa/Poland)

Branched stent graft in the treatment of an enlarging pararenal aneurysm previously treated with the chimney technique and the Nellix stent graft

12:50 - 13:00

Jacek Hobot , Małgorzata Ziółkowska, Jakub Palacz , Robert Żurawel, Grzegorz Oszkinis (Opole/Poland)

Giant aneurysms of the common and internal iliac arteries many years after the aorto-bifemoral bypass graft in treatment of the Lericha’s syndrome, a case report

13:00 - 13:10

Łukasz Migdalski, Włodzimierz Hendiger (Łódź/Poland)

Giant aneurysm of the iliac artery

13:10 - 13:20

Konrad Janowski, Włodzimierz Hendiger (Łódź/Poland)


13:20 - 13:30

Kamil Stępkowski, Zbigniew Gałązka (Warszawa/Poland)

Endovascular treatment of the ruptured penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer in the suprarenal aorta

13:30 - 14:00


Session II

14:00 – 15:50

Endoleaks after EVAR and TEVAR

Panel: Zbigniew Gałązka, Arkadiusz Jawień, Maciej Dryjski

14:00 – 14:10

Alexander Stehr (Regensburg/Germany)

Profilactic Embolization of aortic sidebranches to prevent endoleak type II after EVAR

14:10 - 14:25

Palma M. Shaw (Syracuse/USA)

Latest Technologies for EVAR AAA in 2021 Advantages for Challenging Anatomy

14:25 – 14:35

Hasan Haldun Dosluoglu (Buffalo/USA)

Impact of nonselective preemptive sac embolization on prevention of persistent type II Endoleaks, Sac Diameter and Reinterventions

14:35 – 14:45

Sonia Ronchey (Rome/Italy)

Endoleak typ II after EVAR

14:45 – 14:55

Rafał Maciąg (Warszawa/Poland)

Onyx in treatment Endoleak type I and II

14:55 - 15:05

Piotr Szopiński, Eliza Pleban (Warszawa/Poland)

Open surgery after EVAR

15:05 - 15:25



15:25 - 15:40

Sabine Wipper (Insbruk/Austria)

The Thoracoflo Graft - TAAA Hybrid Graft: Promise to remain with open surgery below the diaphragm

15:40 – 15:50


15:50 – 16:00


Session III

16:00 – 18:30

Aortic arch

Panel: Sonia Ronchey, Piotr Kasprzak, Kazimierz Widenka, Wacław Kuczmik

16:00 – 16:15

Tilo Kölbel (Hamburg/Niemcy)

Stroke during arch stent-graft and TEVAR — what’s the cause

16:15 - 16:30

Kazimierz Widenka (Rzeszów/Poland)

The FET technique in acute and chronic type B dissection in cases unsuitable for TEVAR

16:30 - 16:45

Sonia Ronchey, Nicola Mangialardi (Rome/Italy)

Endovascular techniqs for ascending aorta and aortic arch

16:45 - 17:00

Ludovic Canaud (Monpelier/ France)

Double fenestrated stent-graft for end-vascular aortic arch repair

17:00 - 17:15

Tomasz Jakimowicz (Warszaw/Poland)

Use of a stent graft with branches for aortic arch as an alternative second stage treatment of the type A aortic dissection

17:15 - 17:25

Zbigniew Gałązka (Warszawa/Poland)

Nexus is my graft of choice in treatment of aortic arch dissection

17:25 - 17:35

Włodzimierz Hendiger (Łódź/Poland)

Custom-made graft in the treatment of aortic arch aneurysm

17:35 - 17:45

Piotr Kasprzak (Regensburg/Germany)

From debranching to arch branches

17:45 - 18:30


Session IV

10:00 – 11:50

Panel: Zbigniew Krasiński, Marek Majewski, Piotr Andziak, Tomasz Zubilewicz

10:00 – 10:10

Łukasz Drelicharz (Kraków/Poland)

Complex femoropopliteal revascularization of highly-calcified lesions in patient on dialysis
The lecture supported by CORDIS Company

10:10 – 10:20

Grzegorz Halena (Gdańsk/Poland)

4F-Why & when? Who will benefit the most

10:20 – 10:30

Grzegorz Oszkinis, Jacek Hobot, Jakub Palacz, Robert Żurawel (Opole/Poland)

Early single site experience with the ultra-low profile MINOS. Abdominal stent-graft system in patients with difficult aortoiliac anatomy

10:30 - 10:40

Zbigniew Krasiński, Łukasz Dzieciuchowicz, Grzegorz Madycki (Poznań/Zielona Góra/Warszawa /Poland)

CERAB – experiences with multicenter study (Poznań /Warszawa/ Zielona Góra)

10:40 - 10:50

Jakub Żmudzki (Katowice/Poland)

Aortic ulceration – current knowledge

10:50 - 11:05

Tomasz Moszura (Łódź/Poland)

Coarctation of the aorta in children

11:05 – 11:15

Dariusz Stańczyk, Łukasz Szkółka, Wacław Kuczmik (Katowice/Poland)

Our experience with C-Guard in critical ICA stenosis

11:15 - 11:30

Piotr Musiałek (Kraków/Poland)

Lesion sequestration with Micro-Net – covered stents: What is new in 2021/2022

11:30 – 11:50


11:50 - 12:00


Session V

12:00 – 13:30

Session Of Polish Foreign Vascular Specialist

Panel: Marek Majewski, Maciej Dryjski, Igor Laskowski, Tomasz Zubilewicz

12:00 – 12:10

Marek Majewski (Paris/France)

Endovascular treatment of Type B aortic dissection

12:10 – 12:20

Piotr Kasprzak (Regensburg/Germany)

Arterio-uretral fistulas: experience from our center

12:20 - 12:30

Maciej Dryjski (Buffalo/USA)

What is the best antiplatelet therapy after endovascular intervention for CLTI

12:30 - 12:40

Igor Laskowski (New York/USA)

Treatment of Type B aortic dissection with Zenith dissection stent system-Westchester Medical Center experience

12:40 - 12:50

Jarosław Nakonieczny (Frankfurt/Germany)

Transcaval approach for treatment of type II endoleak

12:50 - 13:00

Jan Skowroński (Birmingham/USA)

How to achieve >97% success rate in long SFA CTOs

13:00 - 13:10

Ewa Święcka (Herzberg/ Düsseldorf/Germany)

Vas-Q technique and reason to use it

13:10 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:00


Session VI

14:00 – 15:45

Thoracoabdominal aneurysms

Panel: Arkadiusz Kazimierczak, Tomasz Zubilewicz, Wacław Kuczmik

14:00 – 14:15

Arkadiusz Kazimierczak (Szczecin/Poland)

Branched stent grafts in PETICOAT repair

14:15 – 14:30

Maciej Malinowski (Wrocław/Poland)

Complications after treatment of thoracoabdominal aneurysms with multilayer flow modulator MFM

14:30 – 14:40

Arkadiusz Jawień (Bydgoszcz/Poland)

My early experiences with the treatment TAAA using Cryolife’s „off-the-shelf” stent grafts

14:40 – 14:50

Wacław Kuczmik, Dariusz Stańczyk (Katowice/Poland)

Custom made versus t-Branch in TAAA

14:50 – 15:00

Wojciech Żelawski, Wacław Kuczmik (Katowice/Poland)

Failure of the bridging grafts in bEVAR – fVAR; our own experiences

15:00 – 15:15

Martin Austermann (Munster/Niemcy)

Bridging stent-graft in vitro test

15:15 – 15:45


15:45 – 16:00


Session VII

16:00 – 17:35

Panel: Piotr Szopinski, Grzegorz Oszkinis, Piotr Kasprzak, Maciej Dryjski.

16:00 – 16:20

Hartmut Görtz (Lingen/Niemcy)

Why is radiation protection so important for vascular surgeons

16:20 – 16:40

Giuseppe Panuccio (Hamburg/Niemcy)

Do we need X-ray during endovascualar aortic procedure or New technologies to reduce radiation in TAAA

16:40 – 16:55

Palma M. Shaw (Syracuse/USA)

Reducing radiation exposure to patients and providers during endovascular treatments: rationale and techniques.

16:55 - 17:05

Maciej Dryjski (Buffalo/USA)

What is the value of 3D flow models in planning a complex aortic intervention and root causes analysis after failed interventions?

17:05 - 17:35



Closing Remarks

We will inform you shortly about the form of the conference, which depends on the current pandemic situation.



Collegium Novum Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego w Krakowie.

ul. Gołębia 24,
31-007 Kraków, Polska

Collegium Novum to obecnie główny budynek administracyjny UJ. Mieści się tu siedziba rektora Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, dziekanaty wydziałów, kwestura, administracja, gabinety profesorskie i sale wykładowe.

Główny reprezentacyjny budynek Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego dysponuje czterema salami konferencyjnymi:

  • Aulą
    mieszczącą 200 osób
  • Salą nr 52
    mieszczącą 170 osób – dostępną poza rokiem akademickim
  • Salą nr 56
    mieszczącą 50 osób- dostępną poza rokiem akademickim
  • Salą nr 30
    mieszczącą 50 osób- dostępną poza rokiem akademickim

Konferencja odbywa się w Auli Collegium Novum, która jest jednym z najbardziej reprezentacyjnych miejsc Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego. Najokazalsza sala w Collegium Novum znajduje się na pierwszym piętrze gmachu. Jest to wielkie prostokątne pomieszczenie nakryte belkowym stropem kasetonowym wspartym na kroksztynach. Spośród wyposażenia sali należy wymienić neogotyckie katedry rektorskie oraz znajdujące się na ścianach liczne portrety i obrazy. Wśród obrazów wyróżnić można dzieła Jana Matejki jak „Astronom Kopernik” oraz trzy portrety wyobrażające rektorów UJ: Józefa Dietla, Józefa Szujskiego oraz Stanisława Tarnowskiego.

Oprócz walorów estetycznych sala wyróżnia się profesjonalnym sprzętem konferencyjnym w tym wysokiej jakości projektorem, nagłośnieniem i ekranem.



Platinum sponsors:

Gold sponsors:

Sponsor srebrny:




Cracow Vascular Summit

Course Directors:

prof. Wacław Kuczmik (Poland)

prof. Piotr Kasprzak (Germany)

prof. Maciej Dryjski (USA)


dr Marek Majewski (Francja)

Logistic Organizer:


Al. Wilanowska 287 lok. 9
02-730 Warszawa