Tilo Kölbel

Professor Vascular Surgery

Tilo Kölbel

University Medical Center

Hamburg, Germany

Tilo Kölbel is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Hamburg, Germany. 

He has been trained as general surgeon in Berlin, worked as a fellow and later staff member in vascular surgery and interventional radiology from 2004-2009 at Malmö University Hospital in Sweden. He has established endovascular therapies in the department of Vascular Medicine at the University Heart Center Hamburg since 2009, is director of the German Aortic Center since 2012 and director of the department of Vascular Medicine since 2022.

Today Tilo Kölbels main clinical and scientific interest lays in aortic disease with a focus on complex endovascular techniques, aortic dissection, aortic arch interventions and development of new endovascular treatment strategies and devices.


11:20 to 11:35

Branches, fenestrations, septotomy or false lumen occluder – my endovascular treatment algorithm for chronic dissection

Tilo Kölbel

11:35 to 12:05

Stent graft design for aortic dissection: Round table discussion

  • Configuration of the proximal stent: Bare stent, barbs etc
  • Do we need a new stent graft solutions to avoid dSINE
  • Paraplegia prevention strategies and aortic coverage
  • LSA preservation grafts and their limitations for acute aortic dissection
  • Materials and aortic stiffness. Does it matter?

Tim Resch, Stéphan Haulon, Stephen Cheng, Tilo Kölbel, Cherrie Abraham, Tara Mastracci

Other Speakers

Stephen Cheng

Serena HC Yang Professor of Vascular Surgery
Department of Vascular Surgery
University of Hong Kong

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Barend Mees

Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon and Deputy Head of Vascular Surgery
Maastricht Heart+Vascular Center
Maastricht, Netherlands

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Stéphan Haulon

Head of Department of Aortic and Vascular Surgery
Hopital Marie Lannelongue
Paris, France

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