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ESIR 2008

ESIR 2008 Course Programme (PDF download 1 MB)

In 2008 13 ESIR courses were organised by the CIRSE Foundation, including 4 Institute Courses held at the Cordis Cardiac & Vascular Institute (CCVI) in Hamburg (DE) and at the Crossroads Institute in Diegem (BE). Due to the great success of the 2007 RFA course in French language, another RFA course was held in French in 2008, France. Additionally one course on Embolisation Therapy was held in Spanish in Valencia, Spain. The ESIR course programme 2008 is kindly supported through educational grants from the professional education programme sponsors.

Local Courses

Peripheral Arterial Disease
Amsterdam (NL), March 28-29, 2008

Ablation tumorale par l'image (course in French language)
Strasbourg (FR), March 28-29, 2008

Aortic Diseases
Budapest (HU), May 30-31, 2008

Varicose Veins
Winterthur (CH), June 20-21, 2008

Image-Guided Radiofrequency Tumour Ablation
Heraklion (GR), July 18-19, 2008

Non-Vascular Upper GI Interventions
Novi Sad (RS), October 10-11, 2008

Embolización (course in Spanish language)
Valencia (ES), October 17-18, 2008

Carotid and Renal Stenting
Prague (CZ), October 31-November 1, 2008

Vascular Interventions - Basic Course
Moscow (RU), November 7-8, 2008


Institute Courses
Fall 2008

In addition to the Local Courses, the CIRSE Foundation organised courses in the training institutes of two of our industry partners - Abbott Vascular and Cordis - in fall 2008. The scientific and educational programme as well as the faculty were determined exclusively by CIRSE. Our industry partners kindly provided the infrastructure of their institutes including latest simulator technology. 

Courses in the Cordis Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Peripheral Interventions – Hands-On Course
Hamburg (DE), October 17-18, 2008

Peripheral Interventions – Hands-On Course
Hamburg (DE), November 14-15, 2008

Courses in the Crossroads Institute (Abbott)

Carotid Artery Stenting Hands-On Course
Diegem (BE), November 20-21, 2008

Interventional Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease Hands-On Course
Diegem (BE), November 27-28, 2008