CAROTID SERIES

A SERIES OF LECTURES FEATURING AN IN DEPTH LOOK AT DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF CAROTID DISEASE AND PRACTICE.

This Carotid Series features sessions led by experts in carotid anaesthesia, academic vascular surgeons and neurologists specialising in neurovascular disease, highlighting different aspects of carotid practice in more detail. 

C1: Thursday 23rd April 2020

The Evidence Base for Carotid Practice - Part 1

Mr Dominic Howard

Academic Vascular Surgeon

C2: Monday 22nd June 2020

The Evidence Base for Carotid Practice - Part 2

Mr Dominic Howard

Academic Vascular Surgeon

C3: Tuesday 7th July 2020

Journal Club: General Anaesthesia vs Local Anaesthesia (GALA): a Multicentre

Randomised Controlled Trial*

Ms Frances Dixon

Vascular Specialist Registrar

C4: Tuesday 21st July 13.30pm

The Evolution of Carotid Anaesthesia

Dr Mark Stoneham

Consultant Vascular Anaesthetist

C5: Thursday 23rd July 19.00pm

Drinks & Debate

"Carotid Endarterectomy should be performed under GA, with standard endarterectomy and all patients should be shunted"

For: Mr Andrew Northeast

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

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Against: Professor Tim Magee

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

C6: Friday 12th March 2021 13:30pm

Treatment Options for Asymptomatic Carotid Disease

Professor Alison Halliday

Principal Investigator ACST-2 Trial

Past President of The European Society of Vascular Surgery

Chair Elect European Society of Cardiology Stroke Council

C7: Pre-recorded session

Extracranial Duplex Imaging

Mr Ben Warner-Michel

Senior Clinical Vascular Scientist

 

Mr Dominic Howard

C1. THE EVIDENCE BASE FOR CAROTID PRACTICE - PART 1

Mr Dominic Howard, Consultant Academic Vascular Surgeon, takes us through key clinical questions in carotid practice and the current available evidence for each in this combined Curriculum and Journal Club session.

 
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CAROTID SERIES: FEATURE SESSION

C6: TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR ASYMPTOMATIC CAROTID DISEASE

Professor Alison Halliday

Principal Investigator ACST-2 Trial

Past President European Society for Vascular Surgery

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CAROTID SERIES: FEATURE SESSION

C7: ESVS 2023: CAROTID UPDATE

Professor Ross Naylor

Co-Chair ESVS Clinical Practice Guidelines on Carotid and Verterbral Disease

Mr Dominic Howard

C2. THE EVIDENCE BASE TO CAROTID PRACTICE - PART 2

Mr Dominic Howard, Consultant Academic Vascular Surgeon, continues Part 2 of this Carotid Intervention series and answers questions we often find ourselves asking in our daily carotid practice.

 

Ms. Frances Dixon, Vascular Specialist Registrar

C3: THE GALA TRIAL: CAROTID ENDARTERECTOMY - GENERAL OR LOCAL ANAESTHESIA?

Frances Dixon takes us systematically through the GALA Trial and prompts valuable discussion with several  Consultant Vascular Surgeons (Mr Chris Darby, Mr Andrew Northeast, Mr Jeremy Perkins) who perform carotid endarterectomies under both local and general anaesthesia.

 

Dr Mark Stoneham, Consultant Vascular Anaesthetist

C4:THE EVOLUTION OF CAROTID ANAESTHESIA

Dr Mark Stoneham, a true pioneer in vascular anaesthesia, gives this exceptional and fascinating session on the evolution of carotid anaesthesia and his role in bringing "awake carotid techniques" to Oxford. Carotid anaesthetic techniques are discussed in detail as are issues relevant to our everyday carotid practice. This session is one of the highlights of the programme.

 
 

Professor Alison Halliday

C6: TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR ASYMPTOMATIC CAROTID DISEASE

Professor Alison Halliday

Professor of Vascular Surgery Oxford University

Principal Investigator of the ACST-1 and ACST-2 Trials,

First female President of the European Society of Vascular Surgery and current Chair-Elect of the European Society of Cardiology Stroke Council gives us an update on current treatment options for asymptomatic carotid disease.

Professor Tim Magee (Against), 
Mr Andrew Northeast (For)

C5: CAROTID SERIES DEBATE

In this very light-hearted debate, Professor Tim Magee and Mr Andrew Northeast, Consultant Vascular Surgeons make their cases "for" and "against" the motion: "This house believes carotid endarterectomy should be performed under general anaesthesia, with standard endarterectomy and all patients should be shunted"

Mr Ben Warner-Michel

C7: EXTRACRANIAL DUPLEX IMAGING

In this pre-recorded session, Ben Warner-Michel covers carotid duplex imaging and takes us through extracranial anatomy and haemodynamics, carotid artery flow dynamics, NASCET velocity criteria, PSV ratios, NASCET versus ECST grading and the pitfalls and limitations of carotid US scanning.