Emerging Techniques in the Management of CLTI

An Exceptional Learning Opportunity.
BD Peripheral Intervention invites you to participate in a hands-on educational opportunity.

Course Details & Objectives

Instructed by world-renowned multi-specialty faculty in Peripheral Intervention and Podiatry. These courses offer clinicians an extensive view of complex treatment and management of PAD, focusing on Critical Limb Threatening Ischemia and Below the Knee Disease, utilizing BD products with an added emphasis on wound care.

Intended Audience:
For the advanced learner
Interventional Radiology, Vascular Surgery, Interventional Cardiology and Allied Health Professionals. 

Objectives:

  • Tortuous Anatomy and Pathophysiology
  • Diagnosing, Managing and Treating CLTI patients
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Tool Kit: Appropriate guidewire selection and escalation
  • Wound Care: Treating wounds as the primary clinician
Focus products include:

Training Mode:

  • Hands on Cadaver Pedal Access Under Ultrasound
  • In Lab Case Observation
  • Lecture on Alternative Access utilizing the 5F ProSeries
  • Lecture on DCB Data and Usage
  • Lecture on Wound Care Management
  • Course Case Review
  • Peer-to-Peer Discussion of Pre-op Imaging
  • Treatment plan including Access and Post-op Care

Course Faculty 

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    Miguel Montero-Baker, MD

    Dr. Miguel Montero-Baker is an associate professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy in Houston, Texas specializing in Diabetic Foot Amputation Prevention and Limb Salvage. Dr. Montero-Baker graduated with honors both from medical school and his residency in Vascular Surgery at the University of Costa Rica. After his residency training, he was awarded a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship to further pursue his interest in interventional therapies in Leipzig, Germany and completed a peripheral vascular ultrasound fellowship, as well as an advanced peripheral endovascular interventions fellowship. Driven by his passion for research and development of new diagnostic techniques for ischemic limbs, Dr. Montero-Baker completed an Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency at the University of Arizona and went on to join the faculty as an assistant professor.

    Dr. Montero-Baker has authored numerous journal publications, has co-authored several textbook chapters and is a well-recognized opinion leader for the Latin American medical community. Dr. Montero-Baker’s main clinical interests are critical limb ischemia, implantable micro-technology and endovascular carotid disease management.

    He is an active member of the Society for Vascular Surgery, the International Society for Vascular Surgery, the International Society of Endovascular Surgeons, Endovascular Surgeons of Latin America and the Latin America Society of Vascular Surgeons.


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    Brian Lepow, DPM

    Brian Lepow, DPM is a board-certified podiatric surgeon practicing in Houston, Texas specializing in Diabetic Foot Amputation Prevention and Limb Salvage. He maintains staff privileges at all major medical institutions in the Houston area. Dr. Lepowholds dual academic appointments in the departments of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Surgery at McGovern School of Medicine in Houston Texas as well as at the Baylor College of Medicine in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy.

    Dr. Lepow is a native Houstonian. He graduated from Westbury High School and attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. He earned his medical degree from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami, Florida. Dr. Lepow completed his surgical residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, where he served as chief resident in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.

    Following the completion of his residency program, he served as Fellow in Diabetic Limb Salvage and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Arizona. In addition, Dr. Lepow held an academic appointment in the department of surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

    It was during his fellowship that Dr. Lepow became acutely aware of the need for early diagnosis and formation of aggressive treatment plans in diabetics with lower extremity complications. He plans to dedicate his participation at the Baylor College of Medicine towards improving patient outcomes in our immediate and extended communities.


  • Dr. Michael Lin

    Dr. Lin is a Board-Certified Radiologist fellowship-trained in Breast Imaging. He is a graduate of Case Western School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Lin completed his internship at Tufts University- Caritas Carney Hospital in Dorchester, Massachusetts and a residency in Radiology at Northwestern University- McGaw Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Lin completed his fellowship in Breast Imaging at Northwestern University- Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Dr. Michael Lin

    Dr. Lin is a Board-Certified Radiologist fellowship-trained in Breast Imaging. He is a graduate of Case Western School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Lin completed his internship at Tufts University- Caritas Carney Hospital in Dorchester, Massachusetts and a residency in Radiology at Northwestern University- McGaw Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Lin completed his fellowship in Breast Imaging at Northwestern University- Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Dr. Michael Lin

    Dr. Lin is a Board-Certified Radiologist fellowship-trained in Breast Imaging. He is a graduate of Case Western School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Lin completed his internship at Tufts University- Caritas Carney Hospital in Dorchester, Massachusetts and a residency in Radiology at Northwestern University- McGaw Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Lin completed his fellowship in Breast Imaging at Northwestern University- Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Upcoming Sessions

  • TBD

Key Course Takeaways

  • Treatment algorithms for SFA and Popliteal disease with DCB and stenting
  • Strategies and approaches for complex anatomy
  • Understanding when to use alternative access and patient prep










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