GEST 2018 INDUSTRY SESSIONS 
Thursday, May 17, 2018
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM       Room: Americana Ballroom 1
Why Coil Shape Matters
Speakers:
Dr. James Benenati
Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute
Miami, FL

Dr. Florian Wolf
Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien
Vienna, Austria

Dr. PJ Rochon
University of Colorado Hospital
Aurora, CO
Presented by Penumbra Inc.
 
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM       Room: Americana Ballroom 2
How They Did It; Embolization in Everyday Practice
Moderator: Jafar Golzarian

Speakers: Sanjeeva Kalva, Bulent Arslan, Gary Siskin
Presented by Medtronic Inc.
 
Friday, May 18, 2018
7:00 AM - 7:45 AM        Room: Americana Ballroom 2
Discussing Y90 at Tumor Board from the IR and Medical Oncologist Perspectives
Speakers:
Ripal T. Gandhi, MD, FSIR, FSVM
Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute
Miami Vascular Specialists
Associate Clinical Professor, FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor, University of South Florida College of Medicine

Mike Cusnir, MD
Division Chief Hematology and Oncology
Medical Director, Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center
Miami Beach, Florida
Presented by Sirtex. Inc
 
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM       Room: Americana Ballroom 1
Resorbable Spheres for the Embolization of Hypervascular Tumors
Speaker:
Dr. Jason Levy
Northside Hospital System
Atlanta, GA
Presented by Medtronic Inc.
 
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM       Room: Americana Ballroom 2
Proving Today and Expanding Tomorrow: Study results on Embolic Coil Design, Prostate Artery and Geniculate Artery Embolization
Speakers:
Kelvin Hong, M.D., Director of IR, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Sandeep Bagla, M.D. Director of IR, Vascular Institute of Virginia
Presented by Boston Scientific Corporation
 
6:15 PM - 8:15 PM        Room: Americana Ballroom 1
Clinical experience with the GORE® VIATORR® TIPS Endoprosthesis with Controlled Expansion
Speaker:
Wael E. A. Saad, MB.BCh, FSIR
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Presented by W.L. Gore and Associates
 
Saturday, May 19, 2018
7:00 AM - 7:45 AM       Room: Americana Ballroom 2
Leading the Way in Radial Access - Insights for the Modern Embolization Practice
Speakers:
Dr. Marcelo Guimaraes, MD, FSIR
Interventional Radiologist
Director, Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Professor of Radiology and Surgery
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Dr. Shivank Bhatia, MD
Interventional Radiologist
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology
Medical Director, Interventional Radiology
Miami VA Healthcare System
Miami, FL
Presented by Terumo
 
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM      Room: Americana Ballroom 1
Therapies to Address Curative Intent for HCC and RCC
TheraSphere Speaker:
Dr. Edward Kim, MD, FSIR
Director of Interventional Oncology
Associate Professor of Radiology and Surgery
Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Cryoablation Speaker:
Dr. Shamar Young, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Presented by BTG
 
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM      Room: Americana Ballroom 2
SeQure micro catheter technology- a leap forward in embolization.
Speaker:
Michael Tal, MD, MBA
Director Interventional Radiology
Assuta Hospital
Tel Aviv, Israel
Presented by Guerbet, LLC