Dear Colleagues,

it is with great pleasure that we announce the 11th edition of the International Congress: Aortic Surgery | Peripheral & Venous “How To Do It”.

A truly international faculty of experts in their fields and distinguished keynote lecturers will share their outstanding experience. We take this opportunity to thank each of them for their commitment.
The mission of the Congress is to offer to the participants an update focused mostly on the practical aspect of vascular surgery through a dynamic format based on rapidly paced presentations and hands-on workshops.

The program features:

• Multidisciplinary up-to-date topics
• Abdominal and thoracic aortic disease
• Peripheral, carotid and venous disease
• Keynote lectures by acknowledged opinion leaders
• World-class speakers
• Intense panel discussions
• AV access for haemodialysis
• Controversies / Debates
• Hands-on workshops
• Simulators
• Industry updates
• E-posters from young investigators
• English official language

We hope once again to offer a useful and enriching experience to everyone.

The Chairmen
Roberto Chiesa and Germano Melissano



Full Professor of Vascular Surgery
Head of the Departement of Vascular Surgery
Director of Aortic Center
San Raffaele Hospital, Milano – Italy
President of the French Society of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (SCVE) for the year 2013
President of the Italian Society of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (SICVE) for the year 2015


Full Professor of Vascular Surgery
Director of the Residency Program in Vascular Surgery
Director of the Master Course in Aortic Surgery
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milano – Italy
Distinguished Visiting Professor Stanford University and Washington University
Presidential Guest Lecturer at the Western Society for Vascular Surgery and Honorary Member of the Society for Clinical Vascular