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What to Expect at the WHSI Vascular Conference in New York
April 9, 2022 at 6:00 AM
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The WHSI Conference creates a platform for thought leaders and experts in every sector of amputation prevention to make distinct connections that generate disruptive ideas. We’re transforming what’s possible in wound treatment. The WHSI Conference in New York is a place for vascular surgeons, academics, and researchers to hear directly from tech and pharmaceutical companies.

Our goal is to bring together the professionals whose collaborative work can create a world without amputations. Register for the WSHI Conference in New York or attend virtually and experience two full days of presentations and discussion.

What to expect during the WHSI Conference

All sessions will be live-streamed with on-demand access for domestic and international participants who can’t travel to New York. The deadline for abstract submissions for the Young Innovator Award for Tissue Regeneration and Limb Preservation is May 1; apply online.

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Friday, June 24 Program Highlights

Limb Preservation Advancement Sessions

Back to back sessions on limb preservation address the recent technological advancements in smart diagnostics for wound healing and revascularization strategies for improved outcomes in wound care and amputation prevention, including:

  • 3D bioprinting and fat grafting
  • Near-infrared imaging for limb perfusion assessment
  • Optimal BTK intervention for limb salvage

Connect with other clinical, academic, and research professionals while exploring the newest capabilities in wound care.

Young Innovators Spotlight Presentation

The WHSI Young Innovator Award highlights the cutting-edge research being conducted to facilitate wound healing and tissue repair. Researchers can submit abstracts for consideration through the May 1 deadline, with winner topics addressed later in the month.

Role of Technology in Wound Care and Monitoring

The IoT makes it possible to deliver high-quality care for patients while they recover at home; the Friday afternoon sessions explore the role of remote monitoring in at-home care protocols and the evolution from passive to Smart Dressing in wound care. Hear presentations directly from leaders in the medical tech and pharmaceutical industry during these presentations.

Technology Spotlight

The first day of the conference wraps with a science and technology demonstration of the next generation of advancements in wound care and amputation prevention. There is also the day’s final networking and refreshment break following this afternoon session. Conference attendees can reflect on the presentations and make valuable connections with experts in diverse sectors of wound care.

Saturday, June 25 Program Highlights

Infection Control and Bioburden

The first session on Saturday highlights the benefit of the WHSI’s approach to amputation prevention with presentations by experts from Walter Reed Army and Navy Research Institutes, ProHealth, and the Indiana University Health Comprehensive Wound Center.

Lifestyle and Social Determinants for Limb Preservation

Get a new perspective on limb preservation with presentations addressing geographic and socioeconomic disparities in lower limb amputation, mental health, and standards of integrative care from both patient and provider perspectives.

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Wound Management and Vascular Intervention

The first session on Saturday afternoon highlights the latest innovations in wound management and vascular intervention, including:

  • Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization in No-Option Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia
  • Smart Thermal Imaging Applications to Preserve Diabetic Limb Health
  • Therapeutic Targeting of Keap1/Nrf2 in Wound Healing
  • The Transmetatarsal Amputation in the CLTI Patient

Presenters bring clinical and research perspectives to address the most pressing issues in wound care.

Key Opinion Leaders with Tips and Pearls for Difficult Cases

The “What I Wish I Had Done Differently” wraps Saturday and the WHSI Conference for vascular surgeons in New York. Gain the benefit of hindsight from the thought leaders in amputation prevention.

Register for the multidisciplinary WHSI Conference in New York for vascular surgery, nutrition, and more.

WHSI brings together leaders across sectors to work cooperatively towards a world without amputations. The annual conference gives technology enterprises the same platform as clinical and academic professionals to make the connections necessary for advancement through long-term collaborations. Our goal is to provide a setting to nurture impactful discussions and breakthrough ideas that drive innovation to prevent amputation worldwide.

Join us in envisioning a world without amputation and meet clinic, academic, and industry stakeholders at the next WSHI vascular conference in New York.