Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE)

Session title: How can Interventional Radiology Help with Ischemic Foot Wounds?

The session will focus on how interventional radiology can help with wound healing in diabetic foot disease with the following topics:

  • Diagnostics
  • Interventional Techniques to Improve Ulcer Healing
  • Diabetic Foot Wounds and Microcirculation


About CIRSE:

The Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) is a non-profit, educational and scientific association aiming to improve patient care through the support of teaching, science, research and clinical practice in the field of cardiovascular and interventional radiology.

Interventional radiology is an innovative and ever-expanding specialty that provides minimally invasive treatments for a wide range of diseases. These are performed by trained physicians under appropriate image guidance. CIRSE aims to support education and further research in this field, and to ensure excellent patient safety and timely access to IR therapies.

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Thursday, 6 June 


Room: F3


Interventional techniques to improve ulcer healing 

Hendrik van Overhagen

Interventional Radiologist MD, PhD, EBIR Haga Teaching Hospital Den Haag The Netherlands


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Diabetic foot wounds and the microcirculation 

Jim A. Reekers

Interventional radiologist, vascular research, Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.