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Endovascular Course for Young Vascular Specialists

In 2018, the Chinese Chapter of the IUA has started a new initiative – the IUA Endovascular Course for Young Vascular Specialists.

Purpose of the course
Endovascular therapy, as a promising minimally invasive technique, has been becoming more and more important, and for most peripheral vascular diseases (PVD) it is nowadays the first-line treatment strategy.
PVD cover a large range of vascular diseases, and in this field a lot of new devices and new techniques have emerged, so it is very difficult for the young vascular specialist to keep up with the progress.
We aim to illuminate the detailed techniques of endovascular therapy to the young vascular specialists who know some basic rules and want to improve their skills to a higher level.
Because the time is a little limited, we will focus on a relatively small field at one time that will facilitate more discussion and deepen the knowledge communication.
We hope that this course will help the young vascular specialists in their daily endovascular practice, and will deepen international exchange of know-how and friendship.

The 5th IUA Endovascular Course for Young Vascular Specialists​ will be held in Beijing, China, from May 18 to 21, 2023.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its influence on travel and gathering restriction, this course will be held online in English via Zoom. Participants can attend the course with free registration. Please submit your application to

The International Union of Angiology welcomes applications from anyone matching the criteria listed below.
Candidates must:
1. be under 40 (in exceptional cases 45) years of age
2. be vascular specialists (persons working within vascular centers who wish to deepen their theoretical and especially practical skills in endovascular management of vascular disease; practicing clinicians working in the vascular field who are interested in endovascular interventions)
3. be fluent in English

Eendovascular treatment of aortic dissection/aneurysm, occlusive disease of carotid, visceral, aortoiliac, femoropopliteal, BTK to BTA arteries.
Live cases
Discussion on detailed technical tips and tricks
If you have any questions concerning the course, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Lianrui Guo or Ms. Li Zhao .