Since 1986, Dr. Geng-Long Hsu, formerly a clinical professor at China Medical University, has developed and refined a series of penile reconstructive surgeries, including penile venous surgery and corporoplasty penile implantation, in tandem with advances in knowledge of the penile venous and tunical anatomy and of erection physiology.
In 1993, he was promoted to the first Chair of Urology at Taiwan Adventist Hospital; he held that position until 1997 and then served as vice-superintendent of Po-Jen General Hospital until 2001. From 2001 to 2003, Dr. Hsu was a director of microsurgery potency reconstruction at Taipei Medical University Hospital. Afterward, he established his private practiceâ€”Hsu Andrologyâ€”which serves as both a clinical practice and research center.
In 2012, Dr. Hsuâ€™s latest method of penile venous stripping surgery, administered via local anesthesia on an ambulatory basis, was granted a USPTO patent. He hopes this surgery will be studied and practiced worldwide.
Munier Nazzal, Professor, Program Director of General Surgery and Chief Division of Vascular/Endovascular and wound Surgery at the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio of the USA. Expert in open and endovascular interventions including venous, carotid, and lower extremity limb salvage. The limb salvage program includes minimally invasive vascular and open procedures, application of comprehensive wound care protocols and team approach including advanced level providers and multidisciplinary approach to chronic wounds. The comprehensive limb salvage and wound programs including inpatient, outpatient and extended care facilities. Oversees and directs a number of comprehensive wound centers and facilities. Involved in a number of national research projects. In addition, an expert in surgery education. Has multiple papers and presentations nationally and internationally.
Munier Nazzal(Research Area)
open and endovascular interventions including venous, carotid, and lower extremity limb salvage
Ihor Huk is the Chairman of Division of Vascular Surgery since 2013 and Director of Vascular Laboratory since 1994, Department of Surgery Medical University Vienna. He completed his Post-graduate education from University of Chicago, Heidelberg. His expertise in Transplant Surgery: since 1984 - kidney, liver transplantations And Vascular Surgery: clinical, experimental research (SPACE-Study, L-arginine study), Carotid Study (Lancet 2010). His is a member of Austrian Society of Surgery, Austrian Society of Angiology, Austrian Society of Vascular Surgery, Ukrainian Academy of High Education, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Member of Senats - Zaporizhzhia Medical, Postgraduate Academy. He has been given Honorary titles of: Professor Honoris Causa Universities Medicinalis Leopoliensis No. 009, University of Lwiw, Ukraine und Med. Universitat in Ternopil, Ukraine. He has more than 320 Scientific publications in German, English and Ukrainian national and international. A comprehensive list of publications of journal articles provides an overview of Prof. Huk's research activities. Concurrently, the expert in vascular surgery also gives many international lectures at the most distinguished vascular surgery and medical conferences.
Ihor Huk(Research Area)
The areas of special clinical focus of this vascular surgery expert in Vienna include, among others, vasodilation (dilation) with stent implantation, embolectomy (removal of blood clots) and carotid artery surgeries. He additionally specialises in varicose vein surgeries, placement of dialysis shunts, aneurysm surgeries of the aorta and periphery.
Gaetano Burriesci.s expertise focuses on the definition of transformative healthcare treatments, by applying advanced engineering approaches to the medical device area. This activity entails basic and applied research on biomaterials development and characterisation, physiological systems simulation, structural design optimisation and medical device assessment. He has developed novel cardiovascular implant devices which have now resulted into largely adopted innovative therapeutic solutions, which are significantly contributing to improve patients health and quality of life. Gaetano has established and directs the Laboratory of Cardiovascular Engineering at University College London, UK, and leads the Bioengineering Group at the Ri.MED Foundation, Italy.
Professor Dong-ik Kim, Vascular Surgeon is currently Chief of Division of Vascular Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Professor of Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, President of Korean Society for Diabetic Foot, Congress President of Diabetic Limb Salvage in Asia, President of Korean Society for Stem Cell Research, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Korean Society for Vascular Surgery. Also, he served as Congress President of 2015 Seoul UIP, President of Asian Venous Forum, President of Korean Society for Phlebology and Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Stem Cells.
He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Asian Society for Vascular Surgery and many of International Societies.
He has been studied in the field of stem cells for angiogenesis, tissue engineering, carotid surgery and vascular malformation.
He published more than 150 international articles and about 100 domestic articles. He also published six numbers of medical textbooks as a Chief Editor.
Dong-ik Kim(Research Area)
Therapeutic angiogenesis using stem cell, Tissue engineering of vascular prosthetic graft, Pathogenesis of intimal hyperplasia, Pathogenesis of thrombosis, Pathogenesis of Buerger disease and Pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.
Eitan Heldenberg is the head of the department of vascular surgery, in Itzhak Shamir medical center, Beer Yaakov, Israel.
Eitan completed his medical studies in the Technion, the Israeli institute of technology. He was trained as a general and vascular surgeon in Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel. Eitan completed an endovascular fellowship in the vascular unit in St. Mary's in London, UK.
Eitan's special topics of interest are vascular trauma, carotid disease, mainly the asymptomatic one, and aortic pathology.
Eitan is considered as leading figure in vascular trauma management in Israel, currently leading the implementation of REBOA (Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta) among trauma patients.
Eitan is a member of: the Israeli Surgeonâ€™s Association, the Israeli Trauma Society, the Israeli Association of Vascular Surgery, the International Society of Endovascular Specialists and a member of the FACTCATS â€“ Faculty Advocating for Collaborative and Thoughtful Carotid Artery TreatmentsS â€“ a worldwide group of carotid artery disease experts.
Eitan Heldenberg(Research Area)
vascular trauma, carotid disease, mainly the asymptomatic one, and aortic pathology
Ivo Petrov is Professor of medicine in the University of Sofia. He received his postgraduate specialty of Interventional cardioangiology from the University of Buenos Aires in year 2001. He is one of the leading pioneers of endovascular therapy in Bulgaria (actual president of the Bulgarian society of endovascular therapy). He did the first interventional treatment of ischemic stroke in Bulgaria in 2004. He is medical director and Head of Department of cardiology, angiology and electrophysiology at University Hospital City Clinic. Under his guidance the department is treating complex vascular pathology from Head to toe performing more than 3000 endovascular interventions per year and became one of the respected teams for scientific and research work.
Christoph Nienaber is a consultant cardiologist at Royal Brompton Hospital. His role sees him consult with the patients and their families who have aortic conditions, to help provide the best treatment option.
Professor Nienaber is a certified internist, cardiologist and interventional cardiovascular specialist with significant experience in advanced cardiovascular care. He started his academic career at University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, then undertaking a temporary post at UCLA School of Medicine. From there he chaired internal medicine and cardiology at UniversitÃ¤tsmedizin Rostock until May 2015 when he joined the team at Royal Brompton Hospital, London.
Christoph Nienaber(Research Area)
heart disease, including transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), left-atrial appendage occlusion, thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR), atrial septal defect II-occlusion, patent foramen ovale, and non-surgical management of aortic coarctation and malformations.
Maurizio Domanin is an Assistant Professor in Vascular Surgery at the University of Milan since 1994. He achieved his Degree in Medicine and Surgery, University of Milan and Specialist in Vascular Surgery.
He is experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of all the aspects of vascular pathologies (in particular for carotid surgery, endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm and varicose veins surgery).
Author of numerous publication, he collaborates with Politecnico of Milan and Ecole Politechnique Federale de Lausanne for the development of bioengineering methods of analysis of Computational Fluyd Dynamics (CFD) in vascular pathologies.
He is the co-founder and designer of aXurge, a start-up dedicated to AAA endovascular treatment (www.aXurge.com).
For these researches, he received grants from MIUR in 2005 and ERC in 2015.
Jeffrey Erwin Indes is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Farmington, Connecticut. He graduated with honors from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of City University Of New York in 2001. Having more than 16 years of diverse experiences, especially in VASCULAR SURGERY, Dr. Jeffrey Erwin Indes affiliates with many hospitals including John Dempsey Hospital, Yale-new Haven Hospital, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists in many medical groups including Eastern Connecticut Medical Professionals Foundation Inc, University Of Connecticut Health Center, Yale University.
Reem Salman is a specialised Breast Oncoplastic surgeon. Reem graduated from University College Dublin in 1996 and completed both basic surgical and higher surgical training in general surgery at The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and obtained the Surgical Fellowship in 2008 and the European Board of Surgery Qualification in Surgical Oncology in 2009.
Reem Salman(Research Area)
Reem trained in numerous units throughout Ireland, UK, and Italy. Her experience in breast oncoplastic surgery has been refined by completing a breast reconstruction fellowship in Galway with Professor Michael Kerins. Reem worked in a number of medical institutions, including the European Institute of Oncology in Milan and The Nottingham Breast unit in the UK. Reem is a member of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO) and the British Association of Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeons (ORBS). She is on the Specialist Register with both the Irish Medical Council and the General Medical Council for General Surgery.
Dr. H.S Natraj Setty MBBS,MD,DM,FICC, Assistant Professor in Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research Bangalore. Life member Indian college of cardiology, fellow of Indian college of Cardiology member of cardiological society of India, specialist training in Interventional cardiology Echocardiography, Electrophysiology device closure in congenital heart disease(ASD,VSD,PDA) Massive pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade due to cholesterol pericarditis in a case of subclinical hypothyroidism â€“ A rare event Published in JACC. Academic achievements in TCT 164 Oral & Poster presentations at TCT 2014 (Washington DC) Is Amplatzer Duct Occluder II Ideal for Closure of Gerbodeâ€™s Defect JACC abstract TCT 1383 Poster presentation at TCT 2014(Washington DC).1Case report presented in Indian College Of Cardiology 20th National Conference ICCCONâ€“2013 Awarded in the 20th national conference of Indian College of Cardiology at Trivandrum. Organizing committee invited as speaker - BIT's 7th Annual International Congress of Cardiology -2015 held at shanghai Dec 2015.