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Milan, Italy, December 2014: 6th International Congress Aortic Surgery and Anesthesia “How to do it

  1. How can the sac thrombosis (even if extensive but not complete) prevent rupture

New York, USA, November 2014, Veith Symposium: 41st Annual Symposium on Vascular and Endovascular Issues

  1. DEBATE: Statins Have No Role To Play In Primary Prevention And Should Be Avoided In Most Patients
  2. DEBATE: The MLFM Device Is A Disruptive Technology For Aortic Aneurysm And Dissection Based On The Results Of A Global Registry
  3. The Phantom MLFM Aorto Bi-Iliac Device: A Fresh Perspective On The Treatment Of Aortic And Iliac Aneurysms

Antalya, Turkey, October 2014, Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery, 13th Congress

  1. Update on the Multilayer Flow Modulating Stent

Shanghai, China, October 2014, Endovascology 2014

  1. When not to use the Multi-layer Flow Modulator: Lessons Learned from Using the Device Outside of Indications for Use in 38 Cases

Siena, Italy, September 2014, SiVEC: Siena Vascular & Endovascular Course 2014.

  1. When not to use the multilayer flow modulator

Glasgow, Scotland, September 2014, CIRSE 2014.

  1. When not to use the Multilayer Flow Modulator: lessons learned from using it outside indications for use in 38 cases

Guangzhou, China, July 2014, Interantional Society of Vascular Surgery, Annual Congress

  1. Keynote Address: How to achieve success in vascular surgery: View from Ireland

Nice, France, April 2014 , Congress of the ESCVS (European Society for Cardiovascular & Endovascular Surgery) 2014

  1. Keynote Address: When not to use the multilayer flow modulator

Sao Paolo, Brazil, April 2014, CICE 2014

  1. The New Bifurcated MFM for Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Does It Make a Difference?
  2. Debate Open Surgery Is the Best Therapeutic Option for Short Neck AAA: Against the Motion: MFM Is the Best Option
  3. When Not to Implant the MFM

New York, USA, November 2013, Veith Symposium, 40th Annual Symposium on Vascular & Endovascular Issues

  1. DEBATE:Nonsense: Data Showing Equality Of EVAR And OR For Ruptured AAAs Is Flawed: If Done Right EVAR Is Superior
  2. Critical Review Of Stem Cell Treatment For CLI: False Hope Or True Promise
  3. Duplex Ultrasound As The Sole Imaging Technique For Treating CLI
  4. A Positive 2-Year Experience With Use Of the Multilayer Flow Modulating Stent To Treat Complex Aortic Aneurysms With Follow-Up Data On Aneurysm Size Changes And Rupture Risk

 Siena, Italy, October 2013, Si.V.E.C. Siena Vascular and Endovascular Course

  1. Multilayer Flow Modulator for the Management of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repair

 Peurto Rico, May 2013, Fourth Interdisciplinary Summit: NACET 2013

  1. TAAA’s; Does the Multilayer Stent promote aneurysm sac shrinkage and prevent rupture: What is the Evidence

 Barcelona, Spain, May 2013, 10th International Symposium on Endovascular Therapeutics

  1. Can multilayer stent technology be a solution for some selected TAAA?

 Bangalore, India, March 2013, 2nd Indovasc Symposium 2013

  1. Mechanisms of Multilayer Stent to promote sac shrinkage and prevent rupture
  2. Abdominal compartment syndrome following EVAR or Open ruptured AAA repair: Causes, recognition, prophylaxis & treatment.
  3. Treatment of TASCII C/D lesions a RCT OF subintimal angioplasty versus bypass based on plaque echolucence

Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, February 2013, iCON 2013, “I” of the Storm, International Congress for Endovascular Specialists

  1. Disruptive Endovascular Technology With Multilayer Flow Modulator Stents as a Therapeutic
  2. Paradigm Shift in Ruptured AAA Management; Ten Years’ Experience in a Tertiary ReferralCenter of Endovascular Repair vs. Open Repair

New York, USA, November 2012, Veith Symposium, 39th Annual Symposium on Vascular & Endovascular Issues

  1. Local Hyperbaric O2 to Heal Refractory Venous Ulcers
  2. With TAAAs, Does The Multilayer Stent Promote Aneurysm Sac Shrinkage And Prevent Rupture: What Is The Evidence
  3. DEBATE: Statins May Be Harmful And Should Be Used Less

Shanghai, China, October 2012, Endovascology 2012

  1. Multilayer Flow Modulator for the Management of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repair

London, UK, October 2012, The London Cardiovascular Symposium 2012, the Royal Society of Medicine

  1. How should mycotic aortic aneurysms be managed?

Siena, Italy, September 2012, Endovascular Therapy International (ETI) & Adriatic Vascular Summit (AVS)

  1. Irish Trial Of CLI Patients With TASC II Type C/D Lesions Undergoing Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) Or Bypass Surgery (BG) Based On Plaque Echolucency

Houston, Texas, USA, April 2012, The Houston Aortic Summit

  1. TAAA Using Multilayered Uncovered Stents

Miami, Florida, USA, March 2012, ISVS Congress, International Society for Endovascular Specialists.

  1. A Four-Year Study of Eximer Laser & PTA for Tibial Intervention
  2. Refractory Venous Ulcers Can Be Treated Successfully with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, February 2012, iCON 2012, International Congress for Endovascular Specialists.

  1. Multilayer Flow Modulator for the Management of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repair

Miami, Florida, USA, January 2012. International Society of Endovascular Therapy, ISET 2012

  1. Thoracic Acute Aortic Syndrome. An early Ezperience with De-branching Chimney techniques and Multi-layer Stenting

Paris, France, January 2012. CACVS 2012 Controversies and Updates in Vascular Surgery

  1. Can we select subintimal angioplasty or bypass by duplex scan?

New York, USA, November 2011. VEITHsymposium, 38th Annual Symposium on Vascular and Endovascular Issues

  1. How To Use CEAP And VCSS In Clinical Practice
  2. With Acute Or Ruptured TAAAs Multilayered Uncovered Stents Are An Effective Treatment
  3. Cool Excimer Laser Is Better Than PTA For Tibial Artery Lesions: Based On 4-Year Results

Milan, Italy, October 2011. 11th International Vascular and Endovascular Course (IVEC): Emerging Technologies, New Achievements and Future Perspectives in Endovascular Interventions/3rd European Congress of the International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS)

  1. The Statin Saga
  2. Thermal Ablation Is a Primitive Means of Managing Superficial Venous Reflux. Comparison of Endovenous Upward Perforate Invaginate Stripping , Downward Invaginate and High-Energy Endovenous LASER Ablation for Varicose Veins. 5 years Comparative Observational Longitudinal Study
  3. Are Endoluminal Procedures Reducing the Burden of Recurrent Varicose Veins? The Thermal Ablation of Varicose Veins
  4. Thoracic Abdominal Endovascular Aneurysm Repair in the Management of Acute Aortic Syndrome. An Early Experience with De-Branching, Chimney Techniques and Multi-Layer Stenting
  5. Temporal trends in management of CLI. A decade of positive action

London UK, September 2011, 8th Anti Ageing Conference London 2011

  1. Cardiovascular Antiaging Program: Appraisal of the contemporary prose of the unknown unknowns

Portoroz, Slovenia, September 2011, The Adriatic Vascular Summit 2011, International Society of Endovascular Specialists

  1. Five-Year Irish Trial of CLI Patients With TASC II Type C/D Lesions Undergoing Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) or Bypass Surgery(BG) Based on Plaque Echolucency
  2. Paradigm Shift in Ruptured AAA Management. Twelve Years Experience in a Tertiary Referral Centre

Barcelona, Spain, May 2011, SITE: 9th International Symposium on Endovascular Therapeutics

  1. Disruptive Endovascular Technology with Multilayer Stent as A therapeutic option in the Management of Thoraco Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Siena, Italy, March 2011, ETI 2011 Endovascular Therapy International

  1. Paradigm Shift in Ruptured AAA (RAAA) Management; Twelve years experience in a tertiary referral centre of Endovascular repair of RAAA(REVAR) vs open repair (OR)
  2. Prevalence of Malignancies post AAA repair: an eight years comparable longitudinal study of EVAR vs Open Repair (OP) in a tertiary referral university vascular centre
  3. Five-Year Irish Trial of CLI Patients With TASC II Type C/D Lesions Undergoing Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) or Bypass Surgery(BG) Based on Plaque Echolucency
  4. Mid to long term Experience of Clinical Efficacy and Cost per Quality-Adjusted –Life Years with Pararenal Endovascular Aortic Repair (PEVAR) without Fenestration for Para-renal AAA compared with Open Surgical Repair
  5. Thoracic abdominal endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) in the management of Acute Aortic Syndrome (AAS). An early experience with de-branching, chimney techniques and Multi-Layer stenting

Paris, France, January 2011. CACVS 2011 Controversies and Updates in Vascular Surgery

  1. Para-renal aneurysm repair : when can we use a standard stent-graft and is it effective

Lisbon, Portugal, December 2010. I International Forum on Vascular Diseases

  1. Endovascular Management of Para-renal AAA
  2. New Advances for Management of Venous Ulceration

New York, USA, November 2010. VEITHsymposium, 37th Annual Symposium on Vascular and Endovascular Issues

  1. Cardiovascular Disease And Anti-Aging And Regenerative Medicines: A Revolution In Vascular Care
  2. EVAR For Ruptured AAAs Is Better: Open Treatment If The Patient Has Favorable Anatomy Is Akin To Murder
  3. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Is More Effective Clinically And In Terms Of Cost Than Compression Treatment For Refractory Venous Ulcers

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 2010. XI Pan-American Congress on Vascualr & Endovascular Surgery.

  1. Five-Year Outcomes Of Carotid Interventions In High Risk Patients: Predictor Factors After Endarterectomy, Stenting Or Medical Management
  2. Long-term outcomes of AV fistula formation using veins.
  3. The 6L Irish trial comparing cool excimer laser assisted angioplasty and balloon angioplasty in TASC D infrapopliteal disease.
  4. Subintimal angioplasty is an invaluable and cost effective technique for patients with TASC C & D femoral-popliteal disease

Milan, Italy, October 2010. 10th International Vascular and Endovascular Course (IVEC): Emerging Technologies, New Achievements and Future Perspectives in Endovascular Interventions/3rd European Congress of the International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS)

  1. Pararenal Endovascular Aortic Repair Using Standard Commercially Available Devices is Superior to Open Repair and Affords the Most Clinically Efficacious and Cost-effective Outcomes
  2. Endovascular Management of Ruptured Aortic Aneurysms: To Open a Patient is Murder
  3. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is More Clinically Efficacious and Cost Effective Compared to Compression Therapy in the Treatment of Refractory Venous Ulcers

Bethesda, Maryland, USA, October 2010, 28th International Surgery Day, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

  1. Appraisal of the Contemporary Prose of the UnKnown Unknowns with a Cardiovascular Antiaging Program.

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, June 2010, 11th Annual New Cardiovascular Horizons

  1. Clinical Results of the Six L Trial in CLI; Randomization of Laser vs. Balloon

Siena, Italy, March 2010. ETI 2010 – Endovascular Therapy International

  1. Cool excimer laser assisted PTA for tibial occlusive disease

Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.A., February 2010. International Society of Endovascular Specialists 23rd Annual International Congress on Endovascular Interventions

  1. Contemporary Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) in the femoro-popliteal segment. Randomization of CLI Patients with TASC C&D lesions to Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) or Bypass surgery (BS)

New York, USA, November 2009. VEITHsymposium, 36th Annual Symposium on Vascular and Endovascular Issues

  1. Cool Excimer Laser Assisted PTA vs. Balloon PTA With New Improved Balloons For Tibial Occlusive Disease Causing Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI): Is The Laser Of Real Value And When?
  2. Carotid Interventions For Stroke In Evolution: Indications, Techniques And Results: A 5-Year Experience
  3. Noninvasive Treatment For CLI With A Sequential Compression Device: Does It Work?

Milan Italy, October 2009. 10th International Vascular and Endovascular Course (IVEC): Emerging Technologies, New Achievements and Future Perspectives in Endovascular Interventions/3rd European Congress of the International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS)

  1. Quality adjusted Time spent without symptoms of disease or toxicity of treatment (Q-TWiST) in the management of refractory non-healing venous ulcers (RVU). Topical wound Oxygen (TWO2) versus Conventional Compression Therapy. A Parallel Pivotal Observational Study.
  2. Five year experience with EVAR without fenestration for juxtarenal AAA. How do clinical outcomes, re-intervention rates, quality of life and cost-effectiveness compare with open repair in high deliberate practice volume centre?

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, July 2009, New Cardiovascular Horizons

  1. Six L trial; Cool Eximer Laser Assisted Angioplasty (CELA) vs. Tibial Balloon angioplasty in Infragenicular Tibial arterial Occlusion in CLI

Assisi, Italy, June 2009, Critical Issues in Endovascular Treatment and More…

  1. Treatment of carotid stenosis in high risk patients: carotid endarterectomy remains the gold standard.

Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A., February 2009. International Society of Endovascular Specialists 22nd Annual International Congress on Endovascular Interventions,

  1. Cool Excimer Laser-Assisted Angioplasty Versus Tibial Balloon Angioplasty for the Endovascular Management of Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischemia

New York, USA, November 2008. VEITHsymposium, 35th Annual Symposium on Vascular and Endovascular Issues

  1. EVAR II Is Misleading: Patients Unfit For Open Repair Can Undergo EVAR With Improved Survival And Quality Of Life At An Acceptable
  2. Subintimal Angioplasty vs. Bypass for Critical Lower Limb Ischemia In Patients With TASC C And D Lesions: 5-Year Comparative Results.
  3. Treatment Of Carotid Disease In High Risk Patients: CEA vs. CAS vs. Best Medical Treatment: Results Of A Prospective Observational Study.

Milan, Italy, October 2008. 9th International Vascular and Endovascular Course (IVEC): Emerging Technologies, New Achievements and Future Perspectives in Endovascular Interventions/2nd European Congress of the International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS)

  1. Comparison of Endovenous Upward Perforate Invaginate Stripping (EUPIS), Downward Invaginate (DIS) and High-energy Endovenous LASER Ablation (HE-EVLA) for Varicose Veins: Factors Influencing Complication Rate, Long-term Recurrence, Quality of Life and Cost-effectiveness
  2. 21st Century Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) in the Femoro-Popliteal Segment. Randomization of CLI Patients With TASC C and D Lesions to Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) or Bypass Surgery (BS) in Accordance to Plaque Echolucency: 5-year Irish Trial
  3. Cool Excimer Laser Assisted Angioplasty (CELA) Vs Tibial Balloon Angioplasty (TBA) in Management of Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) TASC DE A Pivotal Observational Analogy  Congregate Proportional Analysis 0ver 36 months. Six L Trial
  4. A Prospective Clinical, Economic, Quality of Life Analysis and Propensity Score Analysis of Open REPAIR (OR), Endovascular Repair (EVAR) and Best Medical Treatment (BMT) in High-Risk Patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) Suitable for EVAR.

New York, USA, November 2007, International Society of Vascular Specialists Award Paper, VEITHsymposium, 34th Annual Symposium on Vascular and Endovascular Issues

  1. A Prospective Clinical, Economic and Quality of Life Analysis of Open Repair (OR), Endovascular Repair (EVAR) and Best Medical Treatment (BMT) in High-Risk Patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) Suitable for EVAR: The Irish Patient Trial.

Saarbrücken, Germany, May 2007. 6th Conference of the World Congress on Hyperhomocysteinemia.

  1. Prevalence and Correlation of Hyperhomocysteinemia to Major Adverse Events after Intervention for Critical Lower limb Ischaemia.

New York, USA, November 2005: ISVS Award Papers, VEITHsymposium, 32nd Annual Symposium on Vascular and Endovascular Issues

  1. A Comparison Of Open And Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair With Best Medical Treatment: Has The Availability Of EVAR Expanded Our Indications For Intervention And Improved Survival?

National

Galway, April 2013, PCSA 2nd Scientific Meeing and AGM

  1. Health Economics

Dublin, February 2009, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Charter Day

  1. 21st Century management of varicose vein

Dublin, February 2008, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Charter Day

  1. Pulmonary Embolism: The IVC saga.

Competitive Abstract Submission

International

New York, USA, November 2014, Veith Symposium: 41st Annual Symposium on Vascular and Endovascular Issue

  1. Illness Severity Scoring Systems and Risk Prediction in Vascular Intensive Care Admissions
  2. Treatment of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections with the Multilayer Flow Modulator: A Systematic Review
  3. Contemporary Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia in TASC D lesions with Subintimal Angioplasty in femoro-popliteal lesions , Tibial Angioplasty and Sequential compression biomechanical device for Infra-inguinal Arterial Occlusion. Experience and Quality of life outcome learned over 25 years.

Liege, Belgium, September 2014, IMAD 2014: 4th International Meeting on Aortic Diseases

  1. Lessons Learned from Using the Multilayer fluid Modulator Outside of Indications for Use in 38 Cases.
  2. Evaluation of the multilayer flow modulator in aneurysm repair using porcine animal models.
  3. Changes in thread design of the multilayer flow modulator and the effects on biocompatibility.
  1. Endothelization kinetics of multilayer versus single layer intra-arterial stents.

Guangzhou, China, July 2014, International Society of Vascular Surgery, Annual Congress

  1. Illness Severity Scoring Systems and Risk Prediction in Vascular Intensive Care Admissions
  2. Endothelialisation processes and kinetics of stents.

Nice, France, April 2014 , Congress of the ESCVS (European Society for Cardiovascular & Endovascular Surgery) 2014

  1. Illness severity scoring systems and risk prediction in vascular intensive care admissions: which score is best for contemporary practice?
  2. Early mid-term results of the first 103 cases of multilayer flow modulator stent done under indication for use in the management of thoraco-abdominal aortic pathology from the independent global MFM registry

London UK, April 2014 , Charing Cross international symposium 2014

  1. Illness severity scoring systems and risk prediction in vascular intensive care admissions: which score is best for contemporary practice?
  2. Early mid-term results of the first 103 cases of multilayer flow modulator stent done under indication for use in the management of thoraco-abdominal aortic pathology from the independent global MFM registry
  3. When Not to Implant the Multilayer Flow Modulator: Lessons Learned From Application Outside the Indications in Patients With Thoracoabdominal Pathologies

Barcelona, Spain, September 2013, CIRSE 2013, Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe.

  1. One-Year Results of the Multilayer Flow Modulator Stent in the Management of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms.

San Francisco, USA, May 2013, Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting.

  1. One-Year Results of the Multilayer Flow Modulator Stent in the Management of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms.

Miami, Florida, USA, March 2013, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery 40th Annual Symposium.

  1. The Effects of Normalising Hyperhomocysteinemia on Clinical and Operative Outcomes in Patients with Critical Limb Ischaemia

Chicago, Illinois, USA, October 2012, American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress

  1. Disruptive Endovascular Technology with Multilayer Flow Modulator Stents (MFM) as a Therapeutic Option in the Management of Thoraco-abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. Early Results form the Global Independent MFM Registry

London, UK, October 2012, The London Cardiovascular Symposium 2012, the Royal Society of Medicine

  1. Spontaneous Aortic rupture due to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Associated Vasculitis: A Case I wish Ii Hadn’t done
  2. Endovascular Management of Multiple Aneurysms secondary to Hyper-eosinophilia Syndrome
  3. Subacute anterior spinal cord ischaemia with lower limb paraplegia in a patient with thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm

Washington D.C., USA, June 2012, Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting.

  1. Multilayer Flow Modulator Stents (MFM) as a Therapeutic Option in the Management of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Houston, Texas, USA, April 2012, The Houston Aortic Summit

  1. Paradigm Shift in Ruptured AAA (RAAA) Management: Twelve Years Experience in a Tertiary Referral Centre of Endovascular Repair of RAAA(REVAR) Vs. Open Repair (OR)
  1. Cool Excimer Laser Assisited Angioplasty (CELA) VS Tibial Balloon Angioplasty (TBA) in Management of Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) TASC DE. A Pivotal Observational Analogy Congregate Proportional Analysis over 48 months. “Six L Trial”

San Francisco, California, USA, October 2011, American College of Surgeons 97th Annual Clinical Congress

  1. Paradigm Shift in Ruptured AAA (RAAA) Management: Twelve Years Experience in a Tertiary Referral Centre of Endovascular Repair of RAAA(REVAR) Vs. Open Repair (OR)
  2. A Mid to Long-term Experience of Clinical Efficacy and Cost per Quality-Adjusted Life Years with Pararenal Endovascular Aortic Repair (PEVAR) without Fenestration for Para-renal AAA compared with Open Surgical Repair

Athens, Greece, September 2011, ESVS, European Society of Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting

  1. Disruptive Endovascular Technology with Multilayer Stents as a Therapeutic Option in the Management of a Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm.

Munich, Germany, September 2011, CIRSE 2011, Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe.

  1. A mid- to long-term experience of clinical efficacy and cost per quality-adjusted life years with pararenal endovascular aortic repair (PEVAR) without fenestration for pararenal AAA compared with open surgical repair
  2. Five-year Irish trial of CLI patients with TASC II type C/D lesions undergoing subintimal angioplasty (SIA) or bypass surgery (BG) based on plaque echolucency

Chicago, Illinois, USA, June 2011, Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting.

  1. Primary Non-Synthetic AVFs (PAVF) for Long Term Venous access (LTVA): Are Proximal AVF Access Procedures Superior to Distal (DAVF) Access Interventions? A 5-Year Congruence Scrutiny Assessment Study

Bournemouth, UK, May 2011, ASGBI 2011, International Surgical Congress of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland.

  1. Assessing the Impact of Patient Risk Factors and Methods of Wound Closure on Vascular Surgical Site Infection (VSSI) Rates

London, UK, April 2011, 33rd Charing Cross International Symposium, Vascular & Endovascular Controversies Update, Imperial College London

  1. Primary non-synthetic AVFs (PAVF) for long term venous access (LTVA): Are proximal AVF access procedures superior to distal (DAVF) access interventions? A 5-Year congruence scrutiny assessment study
  2. Disruptive endovascular technology with multilayer stents as a therapeutic option in the management a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms

Orlando, Florida, March 2011, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery 39th Annual Symposium,

  1. Fast Track Carotid Surgery Is The Gold Standard For High-risk Carotid Artery Intervention Five Year Cost-effectiveness & Quality Survival Comparison Between Carotid Endartrectomy, Carotid Angioplasty & Stenting Technique & Optimal Medical
  2. Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcal Infections & Colonisation Rates & Their Consequences on Long Term Upshots to Vascular Patients Imparting to A Tertiary Referral Unit: A Seven Year Experience
  3. Para Millenium High Risk AAA Saga: A Clinical Dilemma But Is Not A Major Concern For The Endovascular Specialist?
  4. Challenging Case Presentation: A Novel Approach to management of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Miami, Florida, January 2011. International Society of Endovascular Therapy, ISET 2011

  1. Three-Year Outcomes of Excimer Laser-Assisted Angioplasty and Balloon Angioplasty in Tibial Arterial Occlusion TASC DE

Sydney, Australia, December 2010. Endovascular Summit 2010

  1. Challenging Case Presentations Endovascular Management of a complicated Chronic Type B Dissection with the application of multi-layer stent technology
  2. Challenging Case Presentations: Multilayer stenting of a Thoraco-abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  3. Challenging Case Presentations: Redefining The Limit Of Endovascular Stenting

Washington D.C., USA, October 2010, American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical Congress

  1. Five-Year Irish Trial of CLI Patients with TASC II Type C/D Lesions Undergoing Subintimal Angioplasty or Bypass Surgery Based on Plaque Echolucency

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 2010. European Society of Vascular Surgery XXIV Annual Meeting

  1. Fast track Carotid Surgery is the Gold Standard for High-risk (HRP) Carotid Artery Intervention: Five year Cost-effectiveness and Quality Stroke Free Survival Comparison between Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA), Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting Technique (CAST) and Optimal Medical Therapy (OMT) In Symptomatic Patients at a University Vascular Centre with Appraisal of the Contemporary Prose.

Galway, Ireland, June 2010. 8th Annual Western Vascular Institute Symposium

  1. CEA Is the Procedure of Choice for Stroke in Evolution. Treatment with CAS Is Akin to Playing Russian Roulette.
  2. Paramillennium High-Risk AAA Saga: A Clinical Dilemma But Is Not a Major Concern for the Endovascular Specialist.
  3. Five-Year Prospective Study of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) as a Primary Modality in Management of Critical lower Limb Ischemia (CLI): Technical and Clinical Outcome after Bypass Surgery (BS) and Endovascular Revascularization (EvR).
  4. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcal Infections (MRSA) and Colonization Rates and Their Long-Term Consequences for Vascular Patients Presenting to a Tertiary Referral Unit: A 7-Year Experience.
  5. Supragenicular Bypass Using Cuffed Synthetic Grafts in Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischemia (CLI): A 4-Year Observational Parallel-Group Prospective Comparative Study.
  6. Thermal Ablation Is a Primitive Way of Managing Superficial Vein Reflux.
  7. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Is More Clinically Efficacious and Cost-effective Compared to Compression Therapy in the Treatment of Chronic Venous Ulcers.
  8. Case-Control Divergence of a Pivotal Study of Tinzaparin Alone versus Warfarin for Treatment of Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: Early Experience, Q-TWIST, and Paradigm Shift in Management of DVT in a Tertiary Referral Center.
  9. To Ligate or Not to Ligate in Migrating Superficial Thrombophlebitis.
  10. Filter-Protected CAS Is More Dangerous and Associated with More Procedure-Related Complications than Unfiltered CAS.
  11. Pararenal Endovascular Aortic Repair Is Superior to Open Repair and Affords the Most Clinically Efficacious and Cost-Effective Outcome.
  12. Early Experience with Chimney Thoracoabdominal Endografts.
  13. Incidence of Concomitant Malignancy in AAA: 8-Year Experience.
  14. Long-Term Follow-up of AAA Patients and Factors Determining Sac Shrinkage.
  15. Vascular Surgeons Are More Experienced in Infragenicular Disease and Are Better Equipped to Treat These Unique Vessels.
  16. Subintimal Angioplasty Is an Invaluable and Cost-effectiveTechnique in Experienced Hands.
  17. There is always a Plan D for Limb Salvage.
  18. Primary Nonsynthetic AVFs: Are Proximal AVF Access Procedures Superior to Distal Access Interventions? A 5-Year Congruence Scrutiny Assessment Study
  19. Cardiovascular Antiaging: Can We Roll Back the Years? YES, WE CAN!
  20. Do Statins Adversely Affect Glycemic Control in Nonobese Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients? A Deplorable Bona Fide Conscious Clinical Scenario!
  21. A Prospective Study of the Relevance of Global Vascular Bed Pathology in the Pattern of Management of Vascular Patients Referred to a Vascular Tertiary Referral Center: The Clinical Implications of the Presence of Asymptomatic Vascular Pathology for Outcome in Peripheral Arterial Disease (PVD), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA), and Carotid (CAS) Intervention.
  22. Endovenous Subadventitial Stripping of the Great Saphenous Vein: The 21st Century Graceful Solution.
  23. A Successful Future for Vascular Specialists Extends beyond Device Design. How Can We Manage Our Future and Move Forward as a Sector? Bioconvergence.

Marseilles, France, June 2010. MEET 2010, Multidisciplinary European Endovascular Therapies Congress.

  1. Practice of BTK angioplasty: Access, technique & tools for BTK angioplasty – Antegrade upsilateral approach
  2. Cost-effectiveness and Quality of Life following Contemporary Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) in the femoro-popliteal segment. Randomization of CLI Patients with TASC C&D lesions to Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) or Bypass surgery

Boston, Massachusetts, USA, June 2010, Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting.

  1. Sustained 5 Years Performance Analysis of Sequential Compression Biomechanical Device (SCBD) in Critical Limb Ischaemia (CLI) Patients with Un-reconstructable Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) vs Primary Amputation in a Tertiary Referral Vascular Centre With Quality of Time Without the Symptoms or Toxicity of the Disease (QTWiST)
  2. Five-Year Experience with Pararenal Endovascular Aortic Repair (PEVAR) Without Fenestration. Clinical Efficacy, Reintervention Rates & Cost-effectiveness Compared With Open Surgical Repair (OSR) in a High Deliberare Practice Volume Centre.

Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, April 2010, Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery 38th Annual Symposium.

  1. Sir Peter Samuels Award: A Mid to long term Experience of Clinical Efficacy and Cost per Quality-Adjusted -Life Years with Pararenal Endovascular Aortic Repair (PEVAR) without Fenestration for Para-renal AAA compared with Open Surgical Repair.
  2. Does Topical Wound Oxygen (TWO2) Offer an Improved Outcome Over Conventional Compression Dressings (CCD) in the Management of Refractory Non-Healing Venous Ulcers (RVU)?
  3. Challenging Case Presentation: Endovascular Management of Multiple Inflammatory Aneurysms associated with Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

Galway, Ireland, May 2009. 7th Annual Western Vascular Institute Symposium

  1. Contemporary Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) in the femoro-popliteal segment. Randomization of CLI Patients with TASC C&D lesions to Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) or Bypass surgery
  2. Comparison of Endovenous Upward Perforate Invaginate Stripping (EUPIS), Downward Invaginate (DIS) and High-energy Endovenous LASER ablation (HE-EVLA) for Varicose Veins.
  3. A Prospective Clinical and Quality of Life Analysis of Open Repair (OR), Endovascular Repair (EVAR) and Best Medical Treatment (BMT) in High-Risk Patients. Cost-effectiveness during Recession
  4. Fast track Carotid Surgery is the gold standard for High-risk (HRP) Carotid Artery Intervention: Five year Cost-effectiveness and Quality Stroke Free Survival comparison between CEA, CAS and OMT
  5. Five-year Experience with EVAR without Fenestration for Juxtarenal. Clinical Efficacy, Reintervention Rates & Cost-effectiveness Compared with Open Repair in High Deliberare Practice Volume centres
  6. Endovascular Aneurysm Repair is the Preferred Option for Ruptured AAA
  7. Excellence in Translational Infrastructure – The Importance of Keeping Research and Innovation within the Clinical Setting. Why Vascular Disease is an Ideal Model for a Translational Centre

Florida, U.S.A., March 2009. Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, 37th Annual Symposium

  1. Five Years Prospective Study of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) as a Primary Modality in Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischemia (CLI). Technical and Clinical Outcome after Bypass Surgery (BS) and Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR).
  2. Cool Excimer Laser Assisted Angioplasty (CELA) vs Tibial Balloon Angioplasty (TBA) in Endovascular (EvR) Management of Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) TASC DE.A Pivotal Observational Analogy Congregate Proportional Analysis over 36 Months; Six L Trial.
  3. Aorto-Uniliac vs Bifurcated Endovascular Aortic Repair: Technical Success, Secondary Intervention Rate and Quality-Adjusted Cost Analysis.

Nice, France, September 2008. European Society for Vascular Surgery 2008 Meeting.

  1. Quality-Adjusted Time Spent Without Symptoms of Disease and Toxicity of Treatment (Q-TWiST) in the Management of Refractory Non-Healing Venous Ulcers (RVU). Topical Wound Oxygen (TWO2) Versus Conventional Compression Dressings (CCD); A Parallel Observational Pivotal Study.

Cannes, France, June 2008. MEET congress Multi-disciplinary European Endovascular Therapy.

  1. Tibial Balloon Angioplasty (TBA) Vs Cool Eximer Laser Assisted Angioplasty (CELA) in Management of Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI): An Observational Parallel Group Comparative Study.

Galway, Ireland, May 2008. 6th Annual Western Vascular Institute Symposium.

  1. Advances in Ablation of the Greater Saphenous Vein in the 21st Century: Development of an Endovenous Upward Perforate Invaginate (EUPIN) Stripping Device and Procedure Based on Best Medical Practice.
  2. Preclinical Medical Device Testing and the Potential of Noninvasive Imaging.
  3. Carotid Artery Intervention in High-Risk Patients: Carotid Artery Stenting (CAS) under Neuroprotection, Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA), and Best Medical Therapy (BMT) for Symptomatic Patients with Low Grayscale Median (GSM).
  4. Contemporary Trends in Carotid Intervention: the 21st Century Approach to Carotid Endarterectomy, Carotid Artery Stenting under Neuro Protection and Optimal Medical Treatment.
  5. Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) versus Bypass Surgery (BS) in TASC C and D Lesions in the Femoropopliteal Segment: Randomization of CLI Patients according to Plaque Echolucency: A 5-Year Prospective Study.
  6. Prevalence and Correlation of Hyperhomocysteinemia to Amputation-Free Survival (AFS), Major Adverse Events (MAE), and Mortality after Intervention for Critical Lower Limb Ischemia (CLI) in Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).
  7. Tibial Balloon Angioplasty (TBA) versus Cool Eximer Laser–Assisted Angioplasty (CELA) in Management of Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischemia (CLI): An Observational Parallel-Group Comparative Study.
  8. The Influence of Deliberate Practice Volume (DPV) on the Slope of the Learning Curve for Vascular Training in a Tertiary Referral Center: A Prospective Analysis.
  9. Paradigm Shift in Open Pararenal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in the Endovascular Era: 5 Years’ Experience.
  10. The Role of Prostaglandin I2 Infusion in Elective Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
  11. Continuous Autotransfusion System (C.A.T.S.) in Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: 9 Years’ Experience in a Tertiary University Vascular Center.
  12. Double-Blinded Randomized Trial of Thin versus Ultrathin Dacron Patching in Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA): Short-Term Technical and Clinical Outcome.
  13. A Prospective Clinical, Economic, and Qualityof-Life Analysis Comparing Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR), Open Repair, and Best Medical Treatment in High-Risk Patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Suitable for EVAR: The Irish Patient Trial.
  14. Aortouniliac versus Bifurcated Endovascular Aortic Repair: Technical Success, Secondary Intervention Rate, and Quality-Adjusted Cost Analysis.
  15. Survival Rate of Octogenarians versus Younger Patients following Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in a Tertiary Referral Center.
  16. Derivation and Validation of a Customized Risk Scoring Index for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Patients.
  17. A Prospective Comparative Study of Preoperative Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM), Digital-Subtraction Angiography (DSA), and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) in Critical Lower Limb Ischemia (CLI) prior to Endovascular Revascularization (EvR): Clinical, Technical, and Economic Outcome.
  18. Last-Ditch Therapy in Unreconstructable Peripheral Arterial Disease in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia: A 4-Year Experience.
  19. Does the Stake of Reamputation Justify Initial Transmetatarsal Foot Amputation (ITMA) over Initial Digital Amputation (IDA)? A Comparative Longitudinal 5-Year Logistical Study of ITMA versus IDA for Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) Postrevascularization.
  20. Management of Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS) with Decompression and Celiac Ganglion Sympathectomy (CGS): Case Series and Literature Review.
  21. Comparison of Endovenous Upward Perforate Invaginate Stripping (EUPIS), Downward Invaginate (DIS), and High-Energy Endovenous LASER Ablation (HE-EVLA) for Varicose Veins: Factors Influencing Complication Rate, Long-Term Recurrence, Quality of Life, and Cost-Effectiveness.
  22. Early Results of Topical Wound Oxygen (TWO2) Therapy in the Management of Refractory Nonhealing Venous Ulcers (RVU): Superior Role over Conventional Compression Dressings (CCD).
  23. Recombinant Activated Factor VII (rFIIa) in Critical Vascular Surgery Bleeding: 5 Years’ Experience.
  24. Scalenus Anterior Resection Assessment by Disability of Arm Shoulder and Hand (DASH) Scoring in the Management of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
  25. Femoral Artery Access in Arterial Reconstructive Surgery: How to Minimize Groin Infection: 5-Year Results.
  26. Contemporary Measures to Reduce Surgical Site Infection Rates.

Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2008, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery 36th Annual Symposium.

  1. Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) versus Bypass for Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) in Patients with TASC C and D Lesions. 5-year Result.
  2. Quality-Time spent Without Symptoms or Toxicity (Q-TWiST) and cost-effectiveness of Endovenous Laser therapy (EVLT) Vs conventional level II sapheno-femoral junction ligation (SFJ) and LSV Stripping (OLS) for primary Varicose Veins (VVS). A prospective Pivotal Study.

Denver, Colorado, USA, February 2008, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society Winter Meeting

  1. The Role of Prostaglandin I2 Infusion in Elective Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
  2. Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) vs Bypass Surgery (BS) for Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia in Patients with TASC C and D Lesions: 5-year Prospective Observational Comparative Study.

Hollywood, Florida, January 2008. International Society of Endovascular Therapy, ISET 2008

  1. Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) vs Bypass for Critical Lower Limb Ischemia in Patients with TASC C and D Lesions: 5-Year Result.
  2. Prevalence and Correlation of Hyperhomocysteinemia to Amputation Free Survival (AFS), Major Adverse Events (MAE) and Mortality after Intervention for Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) in Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).
  3. Derivation and Validation of a Customized Risk Scoring Index for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Patients.

Manchester, UK, November 2007. Annual Meeting of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland,

  1. Subintimal angioplasty (SIA) vs Bypass for critical lower limb ischemia in patients with TASC C and D lesions: 5-year result.
  2. Prevalence and Correlation of Hyperhomocysteinemia to Amputation Free Survival (AFS), Major Adverse Events (MAE) and Mortality after Intervention for Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) in Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).
  3. Topical Wound Oxygen (TWO2) Versus Conventional Compression Dressings (CCD) in the Management of Refractory Non-Healing Venous Ulcers( RVU); A Parallel Observational Pivotal Study in CEAP six       category patients.

Cannes, France, June 2007. MEET congress Multi-disciplinary European Endovascular Therapy.

  1. The down slope of endovenous laser therapy for primary varicose veins. Technology is still lacking.

Baltimore, Maryland, USA, June 2007. Society for Vascular Surgery. Annual Vascular Meeting.

123.Initial Experience Using A Sequential Compression Biomechanical Device (SCBD) In Critical Limb Ischaemia (CLI): Non-Operative Active Limb Salvage

The Patient Trial: A Prospective Consecutive Observatinal Study Of Open (OR), Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) And Best Medical Treatment Alone (BMT) In High-Risk Patients Suitable For EVAR.

Galway, Ireland, May 2007. 5th Annual WVI Symposium.

  1. Topical Wound Oxygen (TWO2) Versus Conventional Compression Dressings in the Management of Refractory Non-Healing Venous Ulcers; A Parallel Observational Pivotal Study.
  2. Initial experience using a Sequential Compression Biomechanical Device (SCBD) in Critical Limb Ischaemia (CLI): Non-operative active limb salvage.
  3. The down slope of Endovenous Laser therapy for primary Varicose Veins. Technology is still lacking.
  4. Scalenus Anterior Resection assessment by disability of arm, should and hand (DASH) scoring in the management of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
  5. Cuffed Synthetic Grafts in Management of Supragenicular Femoro-Popliteal Arterial Occlusion: An Observational Parallel Group Prospective Comparative Study in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI).
  6. Subintimal angioplasty (SIA) vs Bypass for critical lower limb ischemia in patients with TASC C and D lesions: 5-year result
  7. Prevalence and Correlation of Hyper-homocysteinemia to Major Adverse Event’s (MAE), Amputation Free Survival (AFS) and Mortality in Patients Managed by Endovascular Intervention or Bypass Surgery for Critical Lower Limb Ischemia.
  8. Carotid artery intervention in High-Risk Patients; A Prospective parallel group observational Study of Carotid artery Stenting (CAST) under neuro-protection and Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA).
  9. The Influence of Deliberate Practice Volume (DPV) in minimising the slope of learning curve and improve vascular training. The mutually beneficial solution for patients and the vascular surgeon.
  10. Derivation and validation of a customized risk scoring index for Predicting Mortality rate after EVAR or open repair in abdominal aortic aneurysm intervention.
  11. Efficacy of prostaglandin I2 infusion in the elective open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. A parallel group observational study over a five-year period
  12. A prospective observational clinical study and quality adjusted cost-analysis of Open Repair (OP), Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) and Best Medical Treatment alone (BMT) in high-risk patients anatomically suitable for EVAR.       The Irish patient Trial
  13. A parallel group observational study of Supra-Renal Aortic aneurysm Repair (SRAR), Juxtarenal Aneurysm Repair (JRAR) and Infrarenal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (IRAR). Does Single Suprarenal Artery clamping alter technical and clinical outcome in Para-Renal Aortic Repair?

Orlando, Florida, USA, March 2007. Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, 35th Annual Symposium on Vascular Surgery

  • Efficacy of Prostaglandin E2 ( PGE2) Infusion in the Immediate Peri-operative Period in Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.
  • Non-Operative Active Management of Critical Limb Ischaemia (CLI): Initial Experience Using a Sequential Compression Biomechanical Device (SCBD) for Limb Salvage.
  • Longitudinal Comparative Study of Transverse Versus Vertical Groin Incision for Femoral Artery Exposure in Arterial Reconstructive Surgery.
  • A parallel group observational study of Supra-Renal Aortic aneurysm Repair (SRAR), Juxtarenal Aneurysm Repair (JRAR) and Infrarenal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (IRAR). Does Single Suprarenal Artery clamping alter technical and clinical outcome in Para-Renal Aortic Repair.
  • Derivation and Validation of Predictive Index of Morbidity and Mortality in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair; A Customized Risk Scoring Index For Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Patients.

Glasgow, UK, November 2006. Anuual meeting of the Vascular Surgery Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

  • Role of prostaglandin E2 infusion in improved peri-operative outcome in open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm repair.

Prague, Czech Republic, May 2006: The European Society for Vascular Surgery, XIX Annual Meeting

  • Non-operative active management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI): Initial experience using a Sequential Compression Biomechanical Device (SCBD) for acute Limb Salvage in CLI.

Cannes, France, June 2006. MEET congress Multi-disciplinary European Endovascular Therapy.

  • A parallel group observational study of open (OR), endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) and non-operative management (NOM) in high-risk patients. Has the availability of EVAR expanded our indications for intervention with improved survival and cost-effectiveness?

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, June 2006. Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society (PVSS)

  • Does Single Supra renal Artery clamping alter outcome in Juxta-Renal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (JRAR)? A parallel group observational study of the technical and clinical outcome of Infrarenal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (IRAR) and Supra-Renal Aortic aneurysm Repair (SRAR).

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March 2006: Alistair Karmody Award, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery 34th Annual Symposium.

  1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair in Octagenarians versus Younger Patients in a Tertiary Referral Centre: 5-year survival rate of non-operative AAA.

Galway, Ireland. May 2006. 4th Annual Western Vascular Symposium.

  • The impact of the differential expression of Extracellular Matrix Metalloproteinase Inducer, Matrix Metalloproteinase-2, Tissue Inhibitor of Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 and PDGF-AA on the Chronicity of Venous Leg Ulcers.
  • Do Cerebral Protection Devices perform effectively? Meta-analysis and Critique of licensed Cerebral Protection Devices.
  • Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) rupture.
  • Active Sequential Compression Devices in the DVT Prophylaxis: Which device to use for Vascular Patients?
  • Supragenicular Bypass using Cuffed Synthetic Grafts in Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI): An observational parallel group prospective comparative study.
  • Amends in the Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI). The Influence of Deliberate Practice Volume on Limb Salvage Rates and long-term Survival. A 15-year experience.
  • A Scoring Angioplasty Balloon Catheter for the Management of Complex Tibial Arterial Lesions in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI): A Prospective Pivotal Study, early results.
  • Non-operative active management of Critical Limb Ischaemia: Initial experience using a Sequential Compression Biomechanical Device for Limb Salvage.
  • Comparative Assessment of morbidity following femoral incision in Vascular Surgery: Transverse Versus Longitudinal Incision.
  • Endovenous Laser Therapy (EVLT) ablation of the Long Saphenous Vein (LSV). Analysis of early efficacy and complications. The one-hour admission Varicose Vein Therapy.
  • A Comparison of Open and Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair with Best Medical Treatment: Has the availability of EVAR expanded our indications for Intervention and improved survival?
  • Does single Supra-renal Artery clamping alter outcome in Juxta-Renal Aortic Aneurysm Repair(JRAR)? A parallel group observational study of the technical and clinical outcome of Infrarenal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (IRAR) and Supra-renal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (SRAR).
  • Implementation of the continuous Auto-transfusion System (CATS) in Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) repair: An observational comparative cohort study.
  • Is HbA1C an independent Risk Factor and Predictor of Adverse Outcome in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Vascular Patients?
  • Critical Bleeding in Vascular Surgery Expanding the Indication of Recombinant Factor VII (rFVIIa).
  • A Prospective observational longitudinal study of Pharmacological Manipulation in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Surgery: Are Statins, Beta-blockers and Anti-platelet Therapy the best Combination.
  • Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABI) as an Independent Prognostic Factor in Vascular Surgical Patients.
  • Carotid Artery intervention in High-Risk patients; A Prospective Observational Study of Carotid Artery Stenting with neuro-protection (CAST) and Carotid Endarterectomy with Patching (CEA).
  • Scalenus Anterior Resection in the management of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
  • Double blinded randomized trial of thin versus ultra-thin Dacron patching in carotid endarterectomy (CEA): short-term technical and clinical outcome.

Bournemouth, UK. November 2005. Annual Meeting of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland

  • The West Of Ireland Screening For Health (WISH) Pilot Scheme: Epidemiology And Health Gain From Rupture Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA), Stroke, Amputation and Death Using Fast ABCD (Aorta, Ankle/Brachial Pressure Index (ABI) and Carotid Duplex).

Palermo, Italy, October 2005: Jacobson Prize Session, 15th Congress of the Mediterranean League of Angiology and Vascular Surgery.

  • Carotid Artery Stenting (CAST) vs. Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) in High-risk Patients.
  • Changes in the Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI): hThe influence of deliberate Practice on Limb Salvage Rates and Long-Term survival: A 15-years Experience.

Helsinki, Finland, September 2005: The European Society for Vascular Surgery, XIX Annual Meeting,

  • Critical Bleeding in Vascular Surgery, Expanding the Indication of Recombinant Activated Factor VII (rFVIIa).
  1. A comparison of open (OR) and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) with best medical treatment (BMT). Has the availability of EVAR expanded our indications for intervention, and improved survival?
  • Haemoglobin A1C (HbA1c) in nondiabetic vascular patients. Is hba1c an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome?

Chicago, Illinois, USA, June 2005. Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society (PVSS),

  1. Haemoglobin A1C (HBA1c) in nondiabetic vascular patients is an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome. A cohort study.

Cannes, France, June 2005. MEET congress Multi-disciplinary European Endovascular Therapy.

  1. Demographic changes in the level and numbers of amputees since the introduction of Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA). Influence of Deliberate Practice on Limb Salvage Rates and Long-term in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI): A 15-years experience.
  2. Non-operative management of Critical limb Ischemia (CLI) using a Sequential Compression Device- Early experience & Lessons learned.
  3. An Observational Parallel Group Comparison Study of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) with Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) and Conventional Angiography (CA) as Sole Pre-operative Investigative Tools for Endovascular revascularizations.

Coral Gables, Florida, March 2005. Peter B. Samuels Award Competition, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, 33rd Annual Symposium on Vascular Surgery.

  • Demographic changes in the level and numbers of amputees since the introduction of Subintimal Angioplasty. Influence on Limb Salvage Rates in Lower Limb Critical Ischaemia: A 15-years experience.
  1. A Prospective observational parallel group comparison study comparing Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) as sole investigative tool for angioplasty with Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) or Conventional Angiography (CA).

Harrogate, UK, September 2004. Annual Meeting of The Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland,

  1. The Influence of Subintimal Angioplasty on level of amputation and Limb Salvage Rates in Lower Limb Critical Ischaemia: A 15-years experience
  2. Materialise’s Interactive Medical Imaging Control System (MIMICS) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) in predicting Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) rupture – A prospective study in tertiary referral centre.

Phoenix, Arizona, February 2004. ISES Endovascular Fellows’ Research Awards Competition during International Congress XVII.

  1. Subintimal Angioplasty as a Primary Modality in the Management of Critical Limb Ischemia. A Parallel Group Study of Bypass versus Angioplasty in Aortoiliac and Femoropopliteal Occlusive Disease.

Lucerne Switzerland, September 2002: The European Society for Vascular Surgery, XVII Annual Meeting,

  • Comparative study and clinical outcome of patients with infra-renal abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) undergoing mini-laparotomy (ML), open surgical repair (OR) and transfemoral endoluminal aortic management (TEAM) who are suitable for endografting.

Chicago, Illinois, December 2001. Symposium 2001; Advances in Vascular Surgery-VI:

  • Techniques in Infra-inguinal reconstruction Peripheral angioplasty for limb salvage.

London, UK, 2000: The European Society for Vascular Surgery, XIV Annual Meeting,

  • Endoluminal stent grafts in the management of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms. A Realistic assessment.

Cairo, Egypt. February 1998, International Scientific Congress, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University.

  • Popliteal aneurysms. A ten-year experience.

Paris, France, November 1997. First Actualites De Chirurgie Vasculair.

  • Groin wound complication in vascular surgery.

Bournemouth, UK. May 1996. Vascular Surgery Society of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Meeting.

  • Fem-distal bypass using PTFE e Miller Cuff, 3 years review.

Cairo, Egypt. 1996. 19th International Medical Congress of Ain Shams University

  • Restenosis following femoro-popliteal angioplasty , implication for surveillance.
  • Etiology and management of Upper Extremity Acute Ischaemia

National

Limerick, March 2012. Sylvester O’Halloran Surgical Meeting,

  1. Contrast induced nephropathy and Chronic Kidney Disease (CIN/CKD) as a consequence of utilising non ionic isoosmolar contrast media (IOCM) versus Low-Osmolar Contrast Media (LOCM) following lower extremity endovascular revascularisation (EvR): A 5 years parallel group observational study
  2. Technical superiority and clinical excellence of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) vs Magnetic Resonance Angiogram (MRA), as the sole imaging modality in Bypass Surgery (BS) and Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR) For Critical Lower Ischemia (CLI) patients. 6 years comparative study in a tertiary referral vascular centre
  3. The effects of normalising hyperhomocysteinemia on operative outcome in patients undergoing intervention for peripheral vascular disease

Galway, September 2011, XXXVIth Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture & Surgical Symposium

  1. Supraclavicular Scalenectomy in the Management of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome; Functional Outcome as Assessed using the DASH Scoring System
  2. Para Millennium High Risk AAA saga: A Clinical Dilemma but is Not a Major Concern for the Endovascular Specialist!
  3. Thoracic Abdominal Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (TEVAR) in the Management of Acute Aortic Syndrome (AAS). An Early Experience with De-Branching, Chimney Techniques and Multi-Layer Stenting
  4. Prevalence of Malignancies Post AAA Repair: An Eight Years Comparable Longitudinal Study of EVAR vs Open Repair (OP) in a Tertiary Referral University Vascular Centre
  5. Assessing Factors affecting Surgical Site Infection Rates in Vascular Patients attending a Tertiary Specialist Centre

Galway May 2011, Clinical Presentations for Fred Given Medal

  1. Supraclavicular Scalenectomy in the Management of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome – Functional Outcome as Assessed using the Disability of Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) Scoring System
  2. Assessing Factors affecting Surgical Site Infection Rates in Vascular Patients attending a Tertiary Specialist Centre

Galway, May 2011, WREN 2011, Western Region Education Network

  1. Disruptive endovascular technology with multilayer stents as a therapeutic option in the management a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms

Naas, Co Kildare, April 2011, Joint Meeting of the Irish Association of Vascular Surgeons and Northern Ireland Vascular Society

  1. Para Millenium High Risk AAA Saga: A Clinical Dilemma But Is Not A Major Concern for The Endovascular Specialist?

Dublin, November 2010 Winner RAMI Clinical Case Conference:

  1. TEVAR Hybrid Repair for a Challenging Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneuryms

Galway, September 2010. 35th Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium

  1. Management of Complex Aortic Pathologies Using Minimal Invasive Surgical Techniques. Early Encounter with TEVAR & Hybrid Surgery
  2. Assignment of Endovascular Surgery to the Management of Combined Arterial and Venous Ulcers (CAVUS). A Prospective 36 Months Clinical Study

Ballinasloe, Co Galway, May 2010, WREN 2010, Western Region Education Network

  1. Endovascular management of Multiple Aneurysms Associated with Hypereosinophilia Syndrome

Limerick, March 2010. Sylvester O’Halloran Surgical Meeting,

  1. Initial encounter with thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) for thoraco-abdominal Pathology (TAP) in a tertiary referral vascular centre. A technical challenge of debranching, chimneys, snorkel endovascular grafts in the era of hybrid surgery?

Galway, September 2009. 34th Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium

  1. Six L Trial; Cool Excimer Laser Assisted Angioplasty (CELA) Versus Tibial Balloon Angioplasty (TBA) in Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) TASC D.
  2. Technical and Clinical Excellence of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) as the Sole Imaging Modality in Bypass Surgery (BS) and Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR).
  3. Five-Year Experience with EVAR without Fenestration for Juxtarenal, Clinical Efficacy, Reintervention Rates and Cost Effectiveness compared with Open Repair in High deliberate Practice Volume Centres.

Dublin, February 2009: The Henry Hutchinson Medal for the 3rd annual intercollegiate RCSI surgical case presentations.

  1. First Place: Complex Carotid Surgery. A pain in the neck.

Galway, September 2008. 33rd Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium

  1. Does the risk of Re-Amputation Justify Initial Trans-metatarsal Foot amputation (ITMA) over initial Digital Amputation (IDA)? A comparative longitudinal 5 years logistical study of ITMA Vs IDA for critical limb ischaemia (CLI) post revascularisation.

Galway, September 2007. 32nd Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium

  1. Plenary Session: Technical and clinical outcome in Para-Renal Aortic Repair with Single Suprarenal Artery clamping? A parallel group observational contrast study of elective /Emergency Supra-Renal Aortic aneurysm Repair (SRAR) and Infrarenal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (IRAR) in a tertiary referral university centre.
  2. Prevalence and Correlation of Hyperhomocysteinaemia to Major Adverse Events (MAE) after Intervention for Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia
  3. Topical Wound Oxygen (TWO2) Versus Conventional Compression Dressings in the Management of Refractory Non-Healing Venous Ulcers; A Parallel Observational Pivotal Study

Galway, September 2006 31st Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium,

  1. Plenary Session: Technical and clinical outcome in Para-Renal Aortic Repair with Single Suprarenal Artery clamping? A parallel group observational contrast study of elective /Emergency Supra-Renal Aortic aneurysm Repair (SRAR) and Infrarenal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (IRAR) in a tertiary referral university centre.
  2. Supragenicular Bypass using Cuffed Synthetic Grafts in Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI): An Observational Parallel Group Prospective Comparative Study.
  3. Derivation and Validation of a Predictive Index of Morbidity and Mortality in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair. A Comparison with Physiological and Operative Severity Score for Enumeration of Morbidity and Mortality (Possum, Modified Portsmouth Possu, Lee Revised Cardiac Risk Index and European System for Cardiac Risk Evaluation (Euroscore)
  4. Role of Prostaglandin E2 Infusion in Improved Peri-Operative Outcome in Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  5. Carotid Artery Intervention in High-Risk Patients; A Prospective Observational Study of Carotid Artery Stenting with Neuro-Protection (CAST) and Carotid Endarterectomy with Patching (CEA)

RAMI Registrar’s Prize Meeting 2006 (Surgical Section), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

  1. Haemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) in Non-diabetic and Diabetic Vascular Patients. Is HbA1C an Independent Risk Factor and Predictor of Adverse Outcome?

Limerick, March 2006. Sylvester O’Halloran Surgical Meeting,

  1. An Observational Parallel Group Comparison Study of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) with Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) and Conventional Angiography (CA) as Sole Pre-operative Investigative Tools for Endovascular revascularizations.
  2. Haemoglobin A1C (HbA1c) in nondiabetic vascular patients. Is HbA1C an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome?

Galway 2006. Annual Meeting Biomedical Engineering Institute of Ireland

  1. Do Cerebral Protection Devices perform effectively? Met analysis and critique of licensed cerebral protection devices..
  2. Analysis of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) geometry using Reconstructed 3- Dimensional Models of Patient-specific Aneurysms – A preliminary prospective study of 31 cases.
  3. Computer simulation to evaluate the efficacy of intermittent pneumatic compression on systemic blood circulation.

Galway, September 2005. XXXXth Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium.

  1. A comparison of open (OR) and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) with best medical treatment (BMT). Has the availability of EVAR expanded our indications for intervention, and improved survival? (Plenary Session)
  2. Demographic changes in the level and numbers of amputees since the introduction of Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA). Influence of Deliberate Practice on Limb Salvage Rates and Long-term in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI): A 15-years experience.
  3. A Prospective Observational Study of Carotid artery Stenting (CAST) under neuro-protection and Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) in High-Risk Patients. Short term results.
  4. A Biomechanical device for Non-operative management of Critical limb Ischemia (CLI): Initial short term experience.
  5. An Observational Parallel Group Comparison Study of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) with Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) and Conventional Angiography (CA) as Sole Pre-operative Investigative Tools for Endovascular revascularizations
  6. Haemoglobin A1C (HbA1c) in nondiabetic vascular patients. Is HbA1C an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome?
  7. A Prospective Observational Longitudinal Study of Pharmacological Manipulation in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Surgery: Are Statins, Beta-blockers and Anti-platelet Therapy the Best Combination?
  8. Video Presentation: Life of a Trainee Vascular Surgeon. E Ryan, P King J Diener, S Sultan.

Galway, 2005. Irish Angiology Society conference

  1. A Prospective Observational Study of Carotid artery Stenting (CAST) under neuro-protection and Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) in High-Risk Patients. Technical and Clinical Outcome.
  2. A Biomechanical device for Non-operative management of Critical limb Ischemia (CLI): Initial short term experience.
  3. Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) in nondiabetic vascular patients. is hba1c an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome?.
  4. Pharmacological Manipulation in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Surgery: Are Statins, Beta-blockers and Anti-platelet Therapy the Best Combination? A Prospective Observational Longitudinal St
  5. A Double-Blinded Randomized Trial of Thin versus Ultra-thin Dacron Patching during Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA): Mid-term Results.
  6. Continuous Auto-Transfusion System (CATS) in Open AAA repair: A seven-year experience.
  7. A Prospective Comparative Analysis of Distaflo versus Gortex grafts in infrainguinal supragenicular vascular disease in critical limb ischaemia.

Limerick, March 2005 Sylvester O’Halloran Surgical Meeting,

  1. A prospective observational study of Carotid artery Stenting (CAST) under neuro-protection and carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in high risk patients. Technical and Clinical Outcome.

Dublin, 2005. RAMI Registrar’s Prize Meeting 2005 (Surgical Section),

  1. A Comparison of EVAR & Open Repair with Best Medical Treatment. Has the availability of EVAR expanded our indications for intervention & improved Patient survival?

Galway, September 2004. XXXIXth Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium.

  1. The influence of Subintimal Angioplasty on Limb Salvage in Lower Limb Critical Ischaemia: 15-years experience.

Limerick, March 2004 Sylvester O’Halloran Surgical Meeting,

  1. Patching of carotid artery after endarterectomy with Hemashield collagen-impregnated Darcon thin and ultrathin patch: a 24-month, retrospective, randomised, double-blinded study.
  2. Carotid angioplasty and stenting versus carotid endarterectomy: early results of an observational parallel group study

Galway, September 2003. XXXVIIIth Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium.

  1. Outcome of primary revascularisation in lower limb critical ischaemia. A retrospective study in a tertiary referral vascular centre.
  2. A comparative parallel group study with and without the ‘magic bullet’ in the perioperative and postoperative period for abdominal aortic aneurysms surgery and femoral popliteal segment revascularisation. Does the ‘magic bullet’ improve the 30-day morbidity and mortality outcome?
  3. Does intravenous iloprost trometanol by Infusomat® have a role in the immediate postoperative period of abdominal aortic surgery. A prospective non-randomised clinical trial.
  4. Adeno-associated, virus-mediated gene delivery to vascular cells in the rabbit carotid artery module: a controlled, randomised clinical trial.

Limerick, March 2003 Sylvester O’Halloran Surgical Meeting,

  1. Opportunities in vascular surgery: endovascular intervention of the aorto-iliac and femoral-popliteal segments. A comparative parallel group study of bypass surgery and angioplasty.

Limerick, March 2001. Sylvester O’Halloran Surgical Scientific Meeting

  1. Transfemoral endoluminal aortic management (TEAM) versus open surgical repair (or) in-patients with infra-renal abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) who are suitable for both techniques. Technical and clinical outcome.
  2. Endovascular approach to aneurysm repair protects patients from postoperative systemic immune inflammation.
  3. Efficacy and durability of above knee Femoro-popliteal bypass for critical limb ischaemia.

Galway September 2000. XXIV Sir Peter Freyer Lecture and Surgical Symposium

  1. Percutaneous duplex ultrasound guided injection of thrombin. a new modality in the management of femoral artery pseudo-aneurysms.
  2. The Impact Of Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty On Infra-Inguinal Bypass For Critical Limb Ischaemia.
  3. T-cell activation after Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm is   diminished compared to open repair.

Dublin, April 2000. Spring Meeting of the Society of Vascular Technologist of Ireland.

  1. Recent Advances in abdominal aortic Surgery.

Limerick, March 1999. Sylvester O’Halloran Surgical Scientific Meeting

  1. Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: a twenty-year experience.
  2. Over-sizing of the covered stent graft and suprarenal spare-springs are important in diminishing the incidence of endoleak in transfemoral endoluminal aortic management [TEAM] for infra-renal abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Galway September 1999. XXIII Sir Peter Freyer Lecture and Surgical Symposium

  1. Transfemoral Endoluminal Aortic Surgery: A Minimal Invasive Approach to Abdominal Aortic Surgery.

Limerick, March 1999. Sylvester O’Halloran Surgical Scientific Meeting

  1. Is Stenting of the Superficial Femoral Artery Justified?
  2. Popliteal Aneurysms: To treat or not to treat.

Galway , September 1998. XXII Sir Peter Freyer Lecture and Surgical Symposium

  1. Trans peritoneal Trans aortic Approach in Inflammatory Aortic Aneurysms. Report of thirty-two cases And a review of literature.
  2. Stenting of the Superficial femoral Artery: Results of 171 cases

Limerick, March 1998. Sylvester O’Halloran Surgical Scientific Meeting

  1. A critical reappraisal of thrombolysis in a specialist vascular unit.
  2. Transfemoral Endoluminal Aortic Management; A minimally invasive option in aortic intervention

Dublin, November 1997. Royal Academy of Medicine of Ireland. President’s Prize.

  • Case Report of an Aorto-duodenal and Aorto-Cava fistula with an accessory left Renal Artery Aneurysm Presenting with heart failure and chronic anemia due to haematemesis.

Limerick, March 1997. Sylvester O’Halloran Surgical Scientific Meeting

  1. Initial experience with the angiomed memotherm stent in femoro-popliteal occlusive disease.
  2. Initial experience with aortic stenting for aorto-iliac occlusive disease.

Dublin, December 1996. First Surgical Symposium at the Royal Academy of Medicine

  1. Adjuvant Carotid Angioplasty and stenting case report.
  2. Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in management of retroperitoneal fibrosis.

Galway, September 1996 XXIst. Sir Peter Freyer Lecture and Surgical Symposium.

  1. Short and mid term results of Infrainguinal angioplasty and stenting.
  2. Limb salvage using the Miller Cuff with Infrainguinal by passes.

Galway, September 1995 XXth. Sir Peter Freyer Lecture and Surgical Symposium.

  1. Anatomical Variation of the Sapheno-femoral junction.

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Washington, USA, September 2014, TCT 2014: Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics

  1. Lessons Learned From Application of the Multilayer Flow Modulator Device Outside the Indications in Patients With Thoracoabdominal Pathologies.
  2. Assessment of Biocompatibility of the Multilayer Flow Modulator with Varying Thread Numbers.
  3. Treatment of Rabbit Aneurysms with the Intracranial Multilayer Flow Modulator.
  4. Treatment of Porcine Aneurysm Models with The Multilayer Flow Modulator
  5. Endothelialization of the Multilayer Flow Modulator versus Single-Layer Arterial Stents..

Liege, Belgium, September 2014, IMAD 2014: 4th International Meeting on Aortic Diseases

  1. Evaluation of the multilayer flow modulator in aneurysm repair using porcine animal models.
  2. Changes in thread design of the multilayer flow modulator and the effects on biocompatibility.
  3. Endothelization kinetics of multilayer versus single layer intra-arterial stents.

San Francisco, USA, October 2013, TCT 2013: Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics

  1. One-Year Results of the Multilayer Flow Modulator Stent in the Management of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms.

Miami, Florida, USA, March 2013, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery 40th Annual Symposium.

  1. Assessing the Impact of patient Risk Factors and Methods of Wound Closure on Vascular Surgical Site Infection (VSSI) Rates
  2. Patients on Haemodialysis Are Better Served By A Proximal Arterio-Venous Fistula For Long-Term Venous Access

Miami, Florida, January 2013. International Society of Endovascular Therapy, ISET 2013

  1. Disruptive Endovascular Technology with Multilayer Flow Modulator Stents in the Management of Thoraco-abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.
  2. Paradigm Shift in Ruptured AAA (RAAA) Management; Ten Years Experience in a Tertiary Referral Centre of Endovascular vs Open Repair.
  3. Ten Years Technical and Clinical Outcome in TASC II Infra-inguinal C/D Lesions Using Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) as the Sole Imaging Modality for Critical Lower Limb Ischemia in a High Volume Specialist Centre
  4. Effects of Normalising Hyperhomocysteinaemia on Outcome in Patients Undergoing Intervention for Peripheral Vascular Disease

Miami, Florida, USA, October 2012. TCT 2012, Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics

  1. Contemporary comparison of the Paradigm Shift in Rupture AAA Management; Twelve years experience in a tertiary referral centre of Endovascular repair of RAAA(REVAR) vs open repair (OR)
  2. Disruptive Endovascular Technology with Multilayer Flow Modulator Stents (MFM) as a Therapeutic Option in the Management of Thoraco-abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. Early results from MFM Registry.

Chicago, Illinois, USA, October 2012, American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress

  1. Technical Superiority and Clinical excellence of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) VS Magnetic Resonance Angiogram (MRA), as the sole imaging modality in bypass surgery (BS) and Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR) for Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) patients; 6 years comparative study in a tertiary referral vascular centre.
  2. The effects of normalizing hyperhomocysteinaemia on operative outcome in patients undergoing intervention for peripheral vascular disease

Washington D.C., USA, June 2012, SVS Annual Meeting, Society of Vascular Surgery

  1. Technical Superiority and Clinical excellence of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) VS Magnetic Resonance Angiogram (MRA), as the sole imaging modality in bypass surgery (BS) and Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR) for Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) patients; 6 years comparative study in a tertiary referral vascular centre.

Houston, Texas, USA, April 2012, The Houston Aortic Summit

  1. Paradigm Shift in Ruptured AAA (RAAA) Management; Twelve years experience in a tertiary referral centre of Endovascular (REVAR) VS Open Repair (OR).
  2. Cool Excimer Laser Assisited Angioplasty (CELA) VS Tibial Balloon Angioplasty (TBA) in Management of Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) TASC DE. A Pivotal Observational Analogy Congregate Proportional Analysis over 48 months. “Six L Trial”
  3. Technical Superiority and Clinical excellence of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) VS Magnetic Resonance Angiogram (MRA), as the sole imaging modality in bypass surgery (BS) and Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR) for Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) patients; 6 years comparative study in a tertiary referral vascular centre.
  4. Prevalence of Malignancy post AAA Repair: An eight years comparative longitudinal study of EVAR vs open Repair (OR) in a tertiary referral university vascular centre.
  5. Para millennium high risk AA saga: A Clinical Dilemma but it is not a major concern for the endovascular specialist!
  6. Thoraco-abdominal Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (TEVAR) in the management of Acute Aortic Syndrome (AAS). An Early Experience with De-branching, Chimney Techniques and Multi-layer Stenting.
  7. Disruptive Endovascular Technology with Multi-layer Flow Modulator Stents (MFM) as a Therapeutic option in the Management of Thoraco-abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. Early Results from the MFM Registry.

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March 2012, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery 40th Annual Symposium.

  1. Paradigm Shift in Ruptured AAA (RAAA) Management; Twelve years experience in a tertiary referral centre of Endovascular (REVAR) VS Open Repair (OR).

Scottsdale, Arizona, February 2012. iCON 2012, International Congress for Endovascular Specialists, February 2012, Scottsdale Arizona, USA.

  1. Mid- to Long-term Experience of Clinical Efficacy and Cost Per Quality-Adjusted Life-Years With Pararenal Endovascular Aortic Repair (PEVAR) Without Fenestration for Pararenal AAA Compared With Open Surgical Repair.

CACVS Controversies and updates in vascular surgery, January 2012, Paris, France

  1. Primary non-synthetic AVFs: Are proximal AVF access procedures superior to distal access interventions? A 5 years experience

Miami, Florida, January 2012. International Society of Endovascular Therapy, ISET 2012

  1. Paradigm Shift in Ruptured AAA (RAAA) Management; Twelve Years Experience in a Tertiary Referral Center.
  2. Duplex Ultrasound vs MRA, as Sole Imaging Modality for Critical Lower Ischemia. 6 Years Comparative Study.
  3. Para Millennium High Risk AAA Saga: A Clinical Dilemma but Is Not a Major Concern for the Endovascular Specialist.
  4. Thoracic Acute Aortic Syndrome. An Early Experience with De-Branching, Chimney Techniques and Multi-Layer Stenting.

San Francisco, USA, November 2011, TCT 2011: Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics

  1. Para Millennium High Risk AAA saga: A clinical dilemma but is not a major concern for the endovascular specialist!
  2. Five-Year Trial of TASC II TypeC/D Lesions Undergoing Subintimal Angioplasty or Bypass Surgery Based on Plaque Echolucency
  3. Thoracic abdominal endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) in the management of Acute Aortic Syndrome (AAS). An early experience with de-branching, chimney techniques and Multi-Layer stenting.

San Francisco, USA, October 2011, American College of Surgeons’ 2011 Clinical Congress

  1. Paradigm Shift in Ruptured AAA (RAAA) Management: Twelve Years Experience in a Tertiary Referral Centre of Endovascular Repair of RAAA(REVAR) Vs. Open Repair (OR)

Galway Ireland, October 2011, Wound Management Association of Ireland Conference

  1. The Results of the Sequential Compression Biomechanical Device in Patients with Critical Limb Ischaemia and Non-Reconstructable Peripheral Vascular Disease

Munich, Germany, September 2011, CIRSE 2011, Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe.

  1. Para millennium high risk AAA saga: a clinical dilemma but not a major concern for the endovascular specialist!
  2. Thoracic abdominal endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) in the management of acute aortic syndrome (AAS). An early experience with de-branching, chimney techniques and multi-layer stenting
  3. Cool excimer laser-assisted angioplasty (CELA) vs tibial balloon angioplasty (TBA) in management of infragenicular tibial arterial occlusion in critical lower limb ischaemia (CLI) TASC DE. A pivotal observational analogy congregate proportional analysis over 48 months “six L trial

Galway, September 2011, XXXVIth Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture & Surgical Symposium

  1. Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcal Infections (MRSA) and Colonisation Rates and their Consequences on Long Term Upshots to Vascular Patients Imparting to a Tertiary Referral Unit: A 7 Year Experience
  2. Management of Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS) with Decompression and Coeliac Ganglion Sympathectomy (CGS) for Chronic Mesenteric Ischaemia (CMI). Procedural, Clinical and enduring Results with Quality-Adjusted Time Spent without Symptoms of Disease and Toxicity of Treatment (Q-TWiST)
  3. Preoperative Vascular Screening and its Clinical implications in the Presence of Aortic, Carotid and Peripheral pathology for the Strategic Certitude of Vascular Surgery Patient Outcome in Symptomatic (SVB) and Asymptomatic (AVB) Vascular Bed Pathology
  4. Carotid Artery Endarterectomy (CEA) for Symptomatic Carotid Artery Disease (SCAD), Crescendo Transient Ischemic Attacks (CTIAS) Stroke in Evolution (SIE): Indications and Results: A 5-Year Experience
  5. Superficial Thrombophlebitis; Does Emergency Sapheno-Femoral Ligation Boast an Advantage over Optimal Medical Therapy (OMT)? Midterm Result of an Analogous Cluster Observational Comparative Study over 4 Years

Chicago, USA, June 2011, Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting.

  1. Prevalence of Malignancies Post AAA Repair: An Eight Years Comparable Longitudinal Study of EVAR vs Open Repair (OR) in a Tertiary Referral University Vascular Centre
  2. Technical Superiority and Clinical Excellence of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) vs Magnetic Resonance Angiogram (MRA), as the Sole Imaging Modality in Bypass Surgery (BS) and Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR) For Critical Lower Ischemia (CLI) Patients. 6 Years Comparative Study in a Tertiary Referral Vascular Centre

Barcelona, Spain, May 2011, SITE: 9th International Symposium on Endovascular Therapeutics

  1. Aorto-Uni-iliac Vs Bifurcated Endovascular Aortic Repair: Technical Success, Secondary Intervention Rate and Quality-adjusted cost analysis
  2. Subacute anterior spinal cord ischaemia with Lower limb monoplegia: A Clinical dilemma of a challenging scenario
  3. Spontaneous Aortic Rupture due to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Associated Vasculitis: A Case I Wish I Hadn’t Done
  4. Carotid artery Endarterectomy (CEA) for Symptomatic carotid artery disease (SCAD), Crescendo Transient ischemic attacks (CTIAS) Stroke in Evolution (SIE): Indications and Results: A 5-Year Experience
  5. Thoracic abdominal endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) in the management of Acute Aortic Syndrome (AAS). An early experience with de-branching, chimney techniques and Multi-Layer stenting
  6. Prevalence of Malignancies post AAA repair: an eight years comparable longitudinal study of EVAR vs Open Repair in a tertiary referral university vascular centre
  7. A Mid to long term Experience of Clinical Efficacy and Cost per Quality-Adjusted-Life Years with Pararenal Endovascular Aortic Repair (PEVAR) without Fenestration for Para-renal AAA compared with Open Surgical Repair
  8. Contrast Induced Nephropathy and Chronic Kidney Disease (CIN/CKD) as a consequence of utilising non ionic Iso-Osmolar Contrast Media (IOCM) versus Low-Osmolar Contrast Media (LOCM) following lower extremity endovascular revascularisation (EvR): A 5 years parallel group observational study
  9. Five-Year Irish Trial of CLI Patients With TASC II Type. C/D Lesions Undergoing Subintimal Angioplasty or Bypass Surgery Based on Plaque Echolucency
  10. Cool Excimer Laser Assisted Angioplasty (CELA) Vs Tibial Balloon Angioplasty (TBA) in Management of Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) TASC DE. A Pivotal Observational Analogy Congregate Proportional Analysis 0ver 48 months: “Six L Trial”
  11. Fast track Carotid Surgery is the gold standard for High-risk (HRP) Carotid Artery Intervention: Five year Cost-effectiveness and Quality Stroke Free Survival comparison between Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA), Carotid angioplasty and stenting Technique (CAST) and Optimal Medical Therapy (OMT) In Symptomatic patients at a University Vascular Centre with appraisal of the contemporary prose.
  12. Combined Arterial and Venous Lower Limb chronic ulceration (CAVUS). An 8 years longitudinal observational study in a tertiary referral centre.
  13. Technical superiority and clinical Excellence of duplex ultrasound Arterial mapping (DUAM) vs magnetic resonance Angiogram (MRA) ,as the sole imaging modality in Bypass surgery (BS) and Endovascular revascularisation (EVR) for critical lower ischemia (CLI) patients. 6 years comparative study in a tertiary referral vascular centre.

Dublin, Ireland, May 2011, INMED Conference 2011: Irish Network of Medical Educators, Trinity College Dublin

  1. Para Millenium High Risk AAA Saga: A Clinical Dilemma But Is Not A Major Concern For The Endovascular Specialist?

Madrid, Spain, April 2011, 4th International Congress on Prediabetes & Metabolic Syndrome. Epidemiology, Management, & Prevention of Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease

  1. Outcomes of Primary digital Amputation (PDA) vs Primary Transverse Metatarsal Amputation (PTMA) in Diabetic Patients presenting to a Tertiary Vascular unit
  2. Do Statins Adversely Affect Glycaemic Control in Non-obese Type 2 Diabetic Patients? A Deplorable Bona Fide Conscious Clinical Scenario!

Sheffield, UK, April 2011, Association of Surgeons in Training, ASIT conference 2011.

  1. Case-control divergence of a Pivotal study of Tinzaparin alone versus Warfarin for treatment of Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism. Early experience, Q-TWIST and paradigm shift in management of DVT in a tertiary referral centre
  2. A 5 Years parallel observation study of theUse of Sequential Compression Biomechanical Device (SCBD) in Critical Limb Ischaemia (CLI) Patients with Un-reconstructable Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

Orlando, Florida, March 2011. Alistair Karmody Award, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery 39th Annual Symposium, March 2011, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

  1. Technical and Clinical Excellence of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM), as the sole imaging modality in Bypass Surgery (BS) and Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR)
  2. Supragenicular Bypass Using Cuffed Synthetic Grafts in Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia ( CLI) for patients unsuitable for endovascular revascularisation (EvR) in TASC II D lesions: A 6 year Observational Parallel Group Prospective Comparative Study
  3. Cardiovascular Burden is more Treacherous than any Neoplastic Pathology; Prevalence of Malignancies Post-AAA Repair
  4. Preoperative Vascular Screening and its Clinical Implications in the Presence of Aortic, Carotid and Peripheral Pathology for the Strategic Certitude for Vascular Surgery Patient’s Outcome

Limerick, Ireland, March 2011, Sylvestor O’Halloran Surgical Meeting

  1. Assessing the Impact of techniques of Wound Closure on Vascular Surgical Site Infection Rates.

Miami Florida, January 2011. International Society of Endovascular Therapy, ISET 2011

  1. Three-Year Outcomes of Excimer Laser-Assisted Angioplasty and Balloon Angioplasty in Tibial Arterial Occlusion TASC DE
  2. Clinical Effectiveness of Endovascular Repair without Fenestration for Para-Renal Abdominal Aortic Aneurism (AAA) Compared with Open Repair
  3. Prevalence of Malignancy after Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair: Eight-Year Longitudinal Study of Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) vs Open Repair in a Tertiary Center

Milan, Italy, October 2010, 10th International Vascular and Endovascular Course (IVEC): Emerging Technologies, New Achievements and Future Perspectives in Endovascular Interventions/3rd European Congress of the International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS)

  1. Primary Non-synthetic AVFs (PAVF) for Long Term Venous Access (LTVA): Are Proximal AVF Access Procedures Superior to Distal (DAVF) Access Interventions? A 5-Year Congruence Scrutiny Assessment Study.
  2. Supragenicular Bypass Using Cuffed Synthetic Grafts in Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) for Patients Unsuitable for Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR) in TASC II D Lesions: A 6 Year Observational Three Parallel Groups( ePTFE, Distaflo® ,Dynaflo® grafts) Prospective Comparative Study with Quality Adjusted Time Spent Without Symptoms of Disease or Toxicity of Treatment (Q-TWiST).
  3. Technical Superiority and Clinical Excellence of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) vs Magnetic Resonance Angiogram (MRA), as the Sole Imaging Modality in Bypass Surgery (BS) and Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR) For Critical Lower Ischemia (CLI) Patients. 6 Years Comparative Study in a Tertiary Referral Vascular Centre.
  4. Cardiovascular Burden is More Treacherous Than any Neoplastic Pathology; Prevalence of Malignancies Post AAA Repair: an Eight Years Observational Study of EVAR vs Open Repair
  5. Preoperative Vascular Screening and its Clinical Implications in the Presence of Aortic, Carotid and Peripheral Pathology for the Strategic Certitude for Vascular Surgery Patient’s Outcome

Washington D.C., USA, October 2010, Diabetic Limb Salvage Conference, Georgetown University Hospital.

  1. A 5 Years parallel observation study of the Use of Sequential Compression Biomechanical Device in Critical Limb Ischaemia

Washington D.C., USA, October 2010, American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical Congress

  1. A Mid to Long-Term Experience of Clinical Efficacy and Cost per Quality-Adjusted Life Years with Pararenal Endovascular Aortic Repair (PEVAR) without Fenestration for Para-renal AAA compared with Open Surgical Repair.
  2. Cool Excimer Laser Assisted Angioplasty (CELA) vs. Tibial Balloon Angioplasty (TBA) in Management of Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) TASC DE. A Pivotal Observational Analogy Congregate Proportional Analysis over 48 Months “Six L Trial “.
  3. A Three-Year Experience with Technical and Clinical Outcome and Quality-Adjusted Time Spent without Symptoms of Disease and Toxicity of Treatment (Q-TWiST) of Topical Wound Oxygen in Comparison with Conventional Compression Dressings in the Management of Refractory Non-Healing Venous Ulcers.

Waterford, October 2010, Waterford Surgical Meeting

  1. Assessing the Impact of patient Risk Factors and Methods of Wound Closure on Vascular Surgical Site Infection (VSSI) Rates

Boston, USA, June 2010, Society of Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting

  1. Carotid Artery Endarterectomy (CEA) for Stroke in Evolution (SIE): Technical and Long-term Clinical Outcome in a Tertiary Referral Vascular Centre. When to Master Silence?
  2. The 6L Irish Pivotal Trial Comparing Three-Year Outcomes of Cool Excimer Laser Assisted Angioplasty (CELA) and Tibial Balloon Angioplasty (TBA) in Management of Infragenicular Tibial Arterial Occlusion in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) TASC D E .
  3. Management of Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS) with Decompression and Coeliac Ganglion Sympathectomy (CGS) for Chronic Mesenteric Ischaemia (CMI). Procedural, Clinical and Enduring Results With Quality-Adjusted Time Spent Without Symptoms of Disease and Toxicity of Treatment (Q-TWiST).
  4. Does Topical Wound Oxygen (TWO2) Offer an Improved Outcome Over Conventional Compression Dressings (CCD) in the Management of Refractory Non-healing Venous Ulcers (RVU)? Three-Year Technical and Clinical Outcome and Midterm Results With Quality-Adjusted Time Spent Without Symptoms of Disease and Toxicity of Treatment (Q-TWiST).

Marseilles, France, June 2010 MEET 2010, Multidisciplinary European Endovascular Therapies Congress.

  1. Comparison of Endovenous Upward Perforate Invaginate Stripping (EUPIS), Downward Invaginate (DIS) and High-energy Endovenous LASER ablation (HE-EVLA) for Varicose Veins.
  2. A prospective comparative study of pre-operative Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM), Digital-Subtraction Angiography (DSA) and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) prior to Bypass Surgery (BS) or Endovascular.
  3. Fast track Carotid Surgery is the gold standard for High-risk (HRP) Carotid Artery Intervention: Five year Cost-effectiveness and Quality Stroke Free Survival comparison between CEA, CAS and OMT.

Limerick, Ireland, March 2010, Sylvestor O’Halloran Surgical Meeting

  1. The use of sequential compression biomechanical device in critical limb ischemia patients with un-re-constructable peripheral vascular disease. A 5 years experience in a tertiary referral vascular centre.

San Francisco, USA, September 2009. TCT 2009. Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics

  1. Five-year Experience with EVAR without Fenestration for Juxtarenal. Clinical Efficacy, Reintervention Rates & Cost-effectiveness Compared with Open Repair in High Deliberare Practice Volume centres.

Galway, September 2009. 34th Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium

  1. Aorto-Uniliac Vs Bifurcated Endovascular Aortic Repair: Technical Success, Secondary Intervention Rate and Quality-adjusted cost analysis.
  2. Improving Clinical and Haemodynamic Outcome in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia with a Sequential Compression Biomechanical Device.

New Orleans, USA, July 2009, New Cardiovascular Horizons

  1. Improving Clinical and Haemodynamic outcome in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia with a Sequential Compression Biomechanical Device,
  2. Assignment of Endovascular surgery to the management of Combined Arterial and Venous Ulcers (CAVUS). A prospective 36 Months Clinical study
  3. Contemporary Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) in the femoro-popliteal segment. Randomization of CLI Patients with TASC C&D lesions to Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) or Bypass surgery
  4. Does Topical Wound Oxygen (TWO2) Offer an Improved Outcome Over Conventional Compression Dressings (CCD) in the Management of Refractory Non-Healing Venous Ulcers (RVU).

Denver, Colorado, USA, June 2009, Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting.

  1. Contemporary Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) with TASC C and D femoro-popliteal lesions. Five-Year Comparative Trial of Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) or Bypass surgery (BS).

Nice, France, September 2008. European Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Annual Meeting

  1. Contemporary Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) in the femoro-popliteal segment. Randomization of CLI Patients with TASC C and D lesions to Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) or Bypass surgery (BS) in concurrence to plaque echolucency: 5-year Irish Trial.

Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2008, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery 36th Annual Symposium.

  1. A prospective comparative study of pre-operative Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM), Digital-Subtraction Angiography (DSA) and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) prior to Endovascular Revascularization (EvR).Clinical, Technical and Economic outcome.

Washington DC, Maryland, February 2008. Cardiovascular Revascularization Therapies, CRT 2008

  1. Carotid Artery Intervention In High-risk Patients; A Prospective Parallel Group Observational Study Of Carotid Artery Stenting (CAS) Under Neuro-protection, Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) And Best Medical Therapy (BMT).
  2. Paradigm Shift in Management Of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) In The 21St Randomization Of CLI Patients With TASC C And D Lesions To Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) Or Bypass Surgery (BS) In Concurrence To Plaque Echolucency In The Femoro-popliteal Segment. The 5-year Irish Trial.

Hollywood, Florida, January 2008. International Society of Endovascular Therapy, ISET 2008

  1. Subintimal Angioplasty (SIA) vs Bypass for Critical Lower Limb Ischemia in Patients with TASC C and D Lesions: 5-Year Result.
  2. Prevalence and Correlation of Hyperhomocysteinemia to Amputation Free Survival (AFS), Major Adverse Events (MAE) and Mortality after Intervention for Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) in Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).
  3. Derivation and Validation of a Customized Risk Scoring Index for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Patients.
  4. A Prospective Comparative Study of Pre-Operative Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM), Digital-Subtraction Angiography (DSA) and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI) Prior to Endovascular Revascularization (EvR).Clinical, Technical and Economic Outcome.
  5. Quality-Time Spent without Symptoms or Toxicity (Q-TWiST) and Cost-Effectiveness of Endovenous Laser Therapy (EVLT) vs Conventional Level II Sapheno-Femoral Junction Ligation (SFJ) and LSV Stripping (OLS) for Primary Varicose Veins (VVS). A Prospective Pivotal Study.
  6. Management of Severe Carotid Artery Disease in High-Risk Patients; a Prospective Observational Parallel Group Study of Carotid Artery Stenting with Neuro-Protection (CAST), Carotid Endarterectomy with Patching (CEA) and Best Medical Treatment.

Manchester, UK, November 2007. Annual Meeting of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland,

  1. Scalenus Anterior Resection assessment by disability of arm, should and hand (DASH) scoring in the management of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.

New York, November 2007. 34th Annual Veith symposium

  1. Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia in the 21st Randomization of Patients with TASC D lesions to Subintimal Angioplasty or Bypass surgery depending on plaque echoloucency in the occluded femoro-popliteal segment. The 5-year Irish Trial.
  2. Technical and clinical outcome in Para-Renal Aortic Repair with Single Suprarenal Artery clamping in a tertiary referral university centre.
  3. Quality-Time spent Without Symptoms or Toxicity (Q-TWiST) and cost-effectiveness of Endovenous Laser therapy (EVLT) Vs conventional level II sapheno-femoral junction ligation (SFJ) and LSV Stripping (OLS) for primary Varicose Veins (VVs). A prospective Pivotal Study; Technology is still lacking.
  4. Topical Wound Oxygen (TWO2) Versus Conventional Compression Dressings (CCD) in the Management of Refractory Non-Healing Venous Ulcers (RVU); A Parallel Observational Pivotal Study.
  5. Derivation and Validation of a Customized Risk Scoring Index for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Patients.

Galway, September 2007. 32nd Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium

  1. Laser-assisted Angioplasty for Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia.
  2. Management of Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS) with Decompression and Coeliac Axis Sympathectomy (CAS): Five Year Experience.

Orlando Florida, March 2007. Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, 35th Annual Symposium on Vascular Surgery

  1. Derivation and Validation of a Customized Risk Scoring Index for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Patients.
  2. Technical and clinical outcome in Para-Renal Aortic Repair with Single Suprarenal Artery clamping in a tertiary referral university centre.

Edinburgh, UK, May 2006 Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, ASGBI 2006 Annual Scientific Meeting,

  1. Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (Duam) as Sole Pre-Operative Evaluation Tool for Endovascular Revacularisation (EVR) in Critical Lower Limb Ischaemia (CLI). A Prospective Study of Duam, Conventional Angiography (CA) and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
  2. Does single Suprarenal artery clamping alter outcome in Juxtarenal aortic aneurysm repair? A parallel group observational study of the technical and clinical outcome of infrarenal aortic aneurysm repair and suprarenal aortic aneurysm repair.
  3. Critical Bleeding in vascular surgery. Expanding the indication of recombinant activated factor VII (rFVIIa).

Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2006, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, 34th Annual Symposium on Vascular Surgery,

  1. A comparison of open (OR) and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) with best medical treatment (BMT). Has the availability of EVAR expanded our indications for intervention, and improved survival?
  2. A Prospective Observational Study of Carotid artery Stenting (CAST) under neuro-protection and Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) in High-Risk Patients. Short term results.

Limerick, Ireland, March 2006, Sylvestor O’Halloran Surgical Meeting

  1. Non-operative active management of critical limb ischemia (CLI): Initial experience using a sequential compression biomechanical device for limb salvage.
  2. Meta-analysis of randomised controlled clinical trials in the management of lower limb venous ulcerations.

XXXXth Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium, Galway, 2005

  1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) repair in Octagenarians versus Younger patients in a tertiary referral centre. 5-year survival arte of non-operative AAA.
  2. Open AAA repair using Continuous Auto-Transfusion System (CATS): A Seven-year experience.
  3. Homocysteine levels, cardiovascular risk factors and complication rates in vascular surgery and endovascular surgery: is there a correlation?
  4. Materialise’s Interactive Medical Imaging Control System (MIMICS) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) in predicting Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) rupture – A prospective study in a tertiary referral centre.
  5. A Double-Blinded Randomized Trial of Thin versus Ultra-thin Dacron Patching during Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA): Mid-term Results.
  6. How to Pioneer a Vascular Biobank. An Initial Experience.

Glasgow, 2005. Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Annual Meeting,

  1. Short-term results of a prospective study of Carotid artery Stenting (CAST) under neuro-protection and Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) in high risk patients.

Galway, 2005. Irish Angiology Society conference.

  1. A Novel Model for Adventitial Gene Delivery to Balloon-Injured Rabbit Carotid Arteries.
  2. A comparison of open (OR) and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) with best medical treatment (BMT). Has the availability of EVAR expanded our indications for intervention, and improved survival?

Limerick, Ireland, March 2005, Sylvestor O’Halloran Surgical Meeting

  1. Initial short term experience in non-operative management of critical limb ischaemia (CLI) using a biomedical device.
  2. Implementation of the continuous auto-transfusion system (CATS) in open AAA repair: a seven-year experience.

Galway, 2003 XXXVIIIth Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium,

  1. Does infection play a role in the pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysm in the west of Ireland? Histopathology, culture and sensitivity results of 24 abdominal aortic aneurysm sacs and their clinical outcome.
  2. Redefining the indications of carotid endarterectomy in patients with symptomatic carotid artery stenosis. One-year results of a carotid endarterectomy programme.
  3. Outcome of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the octogenarian in a tertiary referral centre: does age matter?

Limerick, Ireland, March 2003, Sylvestor O’Halloran Surgical Meeting

  1. Lack of association of interleukin-1beta and tumour necrosis factor-alpha polymorphisms with venous ulceration.
  2. Comparative study of the use of synthetic graft in aortic and femoral-popliteal segment: does InterGardTM silver-impregnated Darcon and carbon DistafloTM graft offer a better outcome?