Program Overview

VIVA is at the forefront of interactive, multidisciplinary education, offering attendees an innovative, provocative, and balanced educational experience. In 2019, VIVA featured the latest approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of PVD with an expanded hands-on innovation lab, dedicated pharmacotherapy sessions, a forum on paclitaxel, optimal therapies for patients with CLI, and the latest technology and techniques for the placement and management of AV fistula grafts.

Download the VIVA 2019 Brochure CME accreditation information


VIVA19 featured an expanded hand-on lab with stations on imaging, atherectomy, and more. Artifically revascularized cadaveric specimens gave attendees the opportunity to practice a variety of techniques from vessel prep and access to ballooning and stent placement.

This year's stations are funded by:

  • Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.
  • Cordis, A Cardinal Health company
  • Boston Scientific
  • Gore & Associates
  • Medtronic
  • Philips IGT
  • Ra Medical Systems, Inc.
  • Terumo Interventional Systems


Global. Multidisciplinary. Pioneering. VIVA’s faculty are leaders in the field of vascular intervention and medicine.

Invited Faculty

Nurses + Techs

Curricula developed specifically for the cardiovascular healthcare professionals who play a critical role in the team-based delivery of vascular care.

Physicians in Training

Fellows and residents have access to exclusive opportunities including specialized courses, a networking reception, and the Face-Off Competition.

Late-Breaking Clinical Trials

Read more about the previously unpublished research presented for the first time at VIVA19.

2019 Live Case Sites

  • Tony Das, MD (Dallas, Texas)
  • Jason Lee, MD (Stanford, California)
  • J. Michael Bacharach, MD (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
  • Andrew Holden, MBChB (Auckland, New Zealand)
  • Andrej Schmidt, MD (Leipzig, Germany)


View the 2019 exhibitors who support our vision of improving patient care.

Commercial Supporters

View our 2019 commercial supporters.

The Venue

Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

VIVA is excited to once again return to Wynn Las Vegas for 2020.

Hotel booking information will become available when registration opens for VIVA and The VEINS 2020.

Virtual Viva App

Connect. Interact. Engage. Leverage the power of the Virtual VIVA app to submit questions to faculty, review live cases and presentations, and access content from past conferences from the convenience of your mobile device.