Vascular Web Logo

SVS  SVS Foundation
A A A
VascularWeb

 Friday May 31

All events take place at the Moscone West Convention Center unless otherwise noted

6:00 am – 5:30 pm​ Registration ​- Level 1 Lobby
6:30 am – 8:00 am​

BREAKFAST SESSIONS
B4: The Role of Vascular Surgery During Multispecialty Operations - Room 3014/16

At the end of this session, participants should be able to: 

  1. Describe the techniques for anterior spine exposures. 
  2. Formulate management plans to repair iatrogenic injuries of the major abdominal arteries and veins.
  3. Illustrate exposures of the inferior vena cava and techniques to reconstruct it.
  4. Demonstrate methods to reconstruct the portal vein or hepatic artery during hepatobiliary resections.
  5. Explain the concepts for reconstruction of major arteries for malignancies.
  6. Measure the impact of vascular surgery involvement during multispecialty operations on Medicare patients.
Moderators:  Thomas C. Bower MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN
Jean M. Panneton MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
 
6:30 am

Anterior Spine Exposure: Technical Tips How to Improve Outcomes
David C. Han MD, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

6:42 am
Management of Iatrogenic Arterial and Venous Injuries During Non-Vascular Operations
Jean M. Panneton MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

6:54 am
Techniques and Results of Inferior Vena Cava Reconstructions for Malignancies
Thomas C. Bower MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN

7:06 am
Reconstruction of the Portal Vein and Hepatic Artery During Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Resections
Charles J. Shanley MD, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

7:18 am
Arterial Resection and Reconstructions for Malignancies
Fred A. Weaver MD, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

7:30 am
Coding Considerations for Vascular Procedures as Co-surgeon
Sean P. Roddy MD, The Vascular Group PLLC, Albany, NY

7:42 am
Panel Discussion

B5: Emerging Vascular Programs - Room 3018/20

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:   

  1. Coordinate the formation of a PE response team locally.
  2. Describe new MR techniques for imaging vascular structures.
  3. Explain the mechanism behind the treatment of hypertension with renal denervation.
  4. Integrate new techniques to decrease contrast-induced nephropathy in their own practice.
  5. Discuss the rationale behind the treatment of refractory hypertension with baroreceptor.

Moderators: Jean E. Starr MD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
Christopher J. Kwolek MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

6:30 am 
Establishing a PE Response Team
Christopher J. Kwolek MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

6:45 am
Phase Contrast MR Imaging for Vascular Disease
Robert R. Edelman MD, Northshore University Health System, Evanston, IL

7:00 am
Where Does Renal Denervation Fit In the Treatment of HTN?
Mark G. Davies MD PhD, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX

7:15 am
How Do We Reduce Contrast-Induced Nephropathy?
Eva M. Rzucidlo MD, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

7:30 am
Carotid Baroreceptor Stimulation as a Treatment For Hypertension
Karl Illig MD, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

B6: The Changing Landscape of Physician Reimbursement: What Does It Mean for Vascular Surgeons? - Room 3022/24

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:  

  1. Describe the provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that are associated with Medicare payment incentives and penalties for quality measure reporting.
  2. Describe the types of quality measures as well as discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the various types.
  3. Evaluate the alternatives for quality measure reporting and select the option that is cost-effective for their practice setting.
  4. Identify the current quality measures accepted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for reporting  that are most applicable to a vascular surgical practice.

Moderators: Timothy F. Kresowik MD, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Gary R. Seabrook MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

6:30 am
Quality Metrics in the PPACA
Robert M. Zwolak MD PhD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

6:40 am
Quality Reporting, Advantages and Disadvantages
Timothy F. Kresowik MD, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
 
6:50 am
How Do We Prepare and Remain Successful?
Gary R. Seabrook MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
 
7:00 am
Panel Discussion/Questions from the Audience
 
Additional Panelists:
Kellie R. Brown MD, The Medical College of Wisconsin
Carlo A. Dall'Olmo MD, Michigan Vascular Center, Flint, MI
Pamela Phillips, Society for Vascular Surgery, Washington, DC
6:30 am – 8:00 am​

General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Program Breakfast/Surgical Skills Competition - Room 2014/16
(see Fellow/Resident/Student Programs for more details)

8:00 am – 9:30 am​

S4: SVS Plenary Session IV - Room 3000

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss the methodology, results and conclusions of the research presented in vascular health.
  2. Gain knowledge of new technology for diagnosis and treatment of vascular disease.

Moderators: Julie Ann Freischlag MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore MD
Amy B. Reed MD, Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute, Hershey, PA

8:00 am
SS15. Collateral Bed Patency Affects Outcomes of Spinal Cord Ischemia (SCI) Following Aortic Endografting
Matthew J. Eagleton, Samir K. Shah, Daniel Petkovsek, Tara Mastracci, Roy K. Greenberg
Vascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.​

8:14 am
SS16. The Effect of Postoperative Myocardial Ischemia on Long-Term Survival After Vascular Surgery
Jessica P. Simons1, Donald Baril1, Philip P. Goodney2, Nathanael D. Hevelone3, Daniel J. Bertges4, Virendra I. Patel5, William P. Robinson1, Jack L. Cronenwett2, Louis M. Messina1, Andres Schanzer1
1Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA; 2Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; 3Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA; 4University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT; 5Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.​

8:28 am
Video Presentation
VS4. Mini-Incision Thoraco-Bifemoral Bypass in the Endovascular Era
Omid Jazaeri, Amy Reppert, Ashok Babu, Joshua I. Greenberg, Thomas B. Reece, Mark Nehler
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO.

8:38 am
SS17. The Financial Implications of EVAR in the Cost Containment Era
David H. Stone, Alexander J. Horvath, Philip P. Goodney, Robert M. Zwolak, Randall R. De Martino, Daniel Walsh, Brian Nolan, Eva M. Rzucidlo, Richard J. Powell
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH.

8:52 am
SS18. Natural History of Grade I-II Blunt Traumatic Aortic Injury: A 10-Year Single Institution Observational Analysis
Michael J. Osgood1, Stacey L. Doran1, Eric Rellinger1, Josh Heck2, Clifford L. Garrard1, Oscar Guillamondegui3, Raul Guzman1, Thomas Naslund1, Jeffery Dattilo1
1Vascular Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; 2Radiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; 3Trauma Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

9:06 am
SS19. Validating Common Carotid Artery Stenosis by Duplex Ultrasound with Carotid Angiogram or Computed Tomographic Angiography Scan
Jesus M. Matos1, Sally Mccoy2, George T. Pisimisis1, Deborah Felkai2, Neal R. Barshes1, Peter H. Lin1, Panos Kougias1, Carlos F. Bechara1
1Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; 2Michael E.DeBakey VA medical center, Houston, TX.

9:30 am – 4:30 pm​ Exhibit Hall Open​ - Exhibit Hall
9:30 am – 10:00 am​​ Coffee Break ​- Exhibit Hall
10:00 am – 11:15 am​

S5: SVS Plenary Session V - Room 3000

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss the methodology, results and conclusions of the research presented in vascular health.
  2. Gain knowledge of new technology for diagnosis and treatment of vascular disease.

Moderators: Peter Gloviczki MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Linda M. Harris MD, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

10:00 am
SS20. Patency of Forearm and Upper Arm Hemodialysis Arteriovenous Grafts: Does Configuration or Location Matter?
Alik Farber1, Bo Hu2, Laura Dember3, Gerald Beck2, Brad Dixon5, John Kusek4, Harold Feldman3
1Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA; 2Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; 3University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 4National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; 5University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.

10:14 am
Video Presentation
VS5. Reconstruction of the Greater Saphenous Vein to Create a Viable Arteriovenous Fistula Conduit
Faris Alomran, Benoit Boura, Alexandros Mallios, Romain De Blic, Alessandro Costanzo, Myriam Combes
IMM, Paris, France.

10:24 am
Invited Research Summary
SS21. The Role of Inflammation in Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation
Eugene S. Lee MD PhD, University of California, Davis, CA

10:38 am
SS22. Complications of indwelling retrievable versus permanent IVC filters
Tina R. Desai, Omar C. Morcos, Benjamin B. Lind, Nancy Schindler, Joseph A. Caprini, David Hahn, David Warner, NavYash Gupta
NorthShore University HealthSystem, Skokie, IL

10:52 am
SS23. Venous Ulceration and Perforator Sclerotherapy: Successful Injection Predicts Healing
Misaki Kiguchi, Eric Hager, Stanley A. Hirsch, Rabih Chaer, Larry Fish, Elizabeth Genovese, Ellen D. Dillavou
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.​​​​

11:15 am – 12:15 pm​​

SVS Presidential Address - Room 3000

11:15 am
Introduction
Julie Ann Freischlag MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore MD

11:30 am
SVS Presidential Address - Room 3000
For the Best Vascular Care to Every Patient, Every Day

Peter Gloviczki MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN​

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm​ SVS Member Business Luncheon ​- Room 2001
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm​ Non-Member Lunch in Exhibit Hall​ - Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

S6: SVS Plenary Session VI - Room 3000

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  1. Discuss the methodology, results and conclusions of the research presented in vascular health.
  2. Gain knowledge of new technology for diagnosis and treatment of vascular disease.
Moderators: Peter F. Lawrence, MD, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
George H. Meier MD RVT FACS, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
 
1:30 pm
SS24. Is Current Recommended Management of Isolated Degenerative Femoral Artery Aneurysms (IFAA) Too Aggressive for Its Natural History?
Michael P. Harlander-Locke1, Peter F. Lawrence1, Gustavo S. Oderich2, Bernardo Mendes2, Michelle Mueller3, Misty D. Humphries3, Gregory J. Landry4, Jeffrey L. Ballard5, Preston Flanigan5, Christopher J. Abularrage6, William C. Pevec7, Nasim Hedayati7, Sam S. Ahn8
1Vascular Surgery, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; 2Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 3University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; 4Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR; 5St. Joseph Hospital, Orange, CA; 6Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; 7University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA; 8University Vascular Associates, Los Angeles, CA.

1:44 pm
Video Presentation
VS6. Trans-Catheter Aortic Valve Replacement Access, Complications and Bailouts
Manish Mehta1, Augustin J. Delago3, Edward V. Bennett2, Lewis W. Britton2, Mohammed C. El-Hajjar2, R Clement Darling MD1, Philip S. Paty MD1, Yaron Sternbach MD1
1The Vascular Group, The Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany Medical College, The Center for Vascular Awareness Inc., Albany, NY; 2Albany Medical Center Hospital,Albany Medical College, Albany, NY; 3Capital Cardiology Associates, Albany Medical Center Hospital,Albany Medical College, Albany, NY.

1:54 pm
SS25. Management of Acute Limb Ischemia in the Pediatric Population
Ahmed Kayssi1, Furqan Shaikh2, Graham Roche-Nagle1, Barry Rubin1, Leonardo R. Brandao2, Suzan A. Williams2
1Division of Vascular Surgery, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; 2Division of Haematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

2:08 pm
Invited Research Summary
SS26. Arterial Calcification in Lower Extremity Ischemia
Raul J. Guzman MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

2:22 pm
SS27. The Positive Effect of Reentry Device with Intravascular Ultrasound on Technical Success, Safety and Patency of Subintimal Angioplasty of Chronic Total Occlusion in Iliac Arteries
Tareq Massimi, An Teng, Sadaf Ahanchi, David Dexter, Jung Kim, Jean Panneton
EVMS, Norfolk, VA.

2:36 pm
SS28. Health Care Associated Infections After Lower Extremity Revascularization
Alireza Daryapeyma1, Ollie Östlund2, Carl Wahlgren1
1Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden; 2Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.​​​​

​3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Coffee Break​ - Exhibit Hall
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm​

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

C4: SVS/ESVS Joint Session: Transatlantic Debates - Room 3000

At the end of this session, participants should be able to: 
  1. Summarize the issues surrounding regionalization of vascular care
  2. Describe the applicability of EVAR to Ruptured Aneurysms
  3. Assess the feasibility of DVT lysis and thrombectomy at their institution

Moderators: Peter Gloviczki MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
George Hamilton MD FRCS, University College London, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK 

3:30
Introduction

Debate I
Many Aspects of Vascular Surgery Are Too Specialized and Should Be Restricted To Regional Centers to Improve Outcomes

3:35 pm
Pro: A. Ross Naylor MD, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
 
3:45 pm
Against: Russell H. Samson MD, Mote Vascular Foundation and Sarasota Vascular
Specialists, Sarasota, FL
 
3:55 pm
Discussion
 
Debate II
Most Ruptured AAA Can and Should Be Treated By Endovascular Means to Improve Outcomes
 
4:00 pm
Pro: Thomas Larzon MD PhD, Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden
 
4:10 pm
Against: Thomas C. Bower MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN
 
4:20 pm
Discussion
 
Debate III
Pharmaco-Mechanical Thrombectomy for Ilio Femoral DVT Is a Waste of Resources and Does Not Result in Better Outcomes Compared To Simple Anticoagulation
 
4:25 pm
Pro: Jürg Schmidli MD, Berne University Hospital, Berne, Switzerland
 
4:35 pm
Against: Rabih A. Chaer MD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
 
4:45 pm
Discussion
 
4:50 pm
Panel Discussion
C5: SVS/SVU Joint Session: Carotid Interpretation Criteria: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going? - Room 3018/20
 
At the end of this session, participants should be able to: 

 

  1. Define the historical development of current carotid duplex interpretation criteria.
  2. Evaluate relevance of presenting symptoms to the reporting process.
  3. Examine the role plaque assessment in disease categorization.
  4. Review efforts to standardize interpretation schemes.

Moderators: George H. Meier MD RVT FACS, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
Patricia A. (Tish) Poe BA RVT FSVU, Vascular and Transplant Specialists, Norfolk, VA

3:30 pm
Intro: Review of Criteria: How Did We Get Here?
George H. Meier MD RVT FACS, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

3:50 pm
Symptoms and Interpretation: Is It Relevant?
Gregory L. Moneta MD, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR

4:05 pm
Plaque Morphology and Interpretation
George Berdejo BA RVT FSVU, Vascular Ultrasound Services, White Plains Vascular Associates, White Plains, NY

4:20 pm
Is a Global Criteria Achievable?
Sandra Katanick RN RVT FSVU CAE, Intersocietal Accreditation Commission, Baltimore, MD

4:35 pm
Panel Discussion

C6: Poster Session - Exhibit Hall

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  1. Discuss the methodology, results and conclusions of the research presented in vascular health.
  2. Gain knowledge of new technology for diagnosis and treatment of vascular disease.

Moderator: Peter F. Lawrence MD, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

3:30 pm 
Introduction and Rules
    
C6a: Aortic Disease (1) - Exhibit Hall
Moderator: Jason T. Lee MD, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
 
3:40 pm
PS2. Outcomes of Open Surgical Repair for Chronic Type B Aortic Dissections
Allan M. Conway, Mostafa Sadek, Yonni Pellet, Georgia Panagopoulos, Alfio Carroccio, Konstadinos Plestis
Lenox Hill Heart & Vascular Institute of New York, New York, NY.
 

3:45 pm
PS4. Impact of Compliance with Anatomic Guidelines on Sac Enlargement and Outcomes of "Bell-Bottom" Iliac Stent Grafts for Ectatic or Aneurysmal Iliac Arteries
Young Erben, Gustavo S. Oderich, Audra Duncan, Manju Kalra, Mark Fleming, Thanila Macedo, Peter Gloviczki, Thomas Bower
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

3:50 pm
PS6. A Comparison of Open Surgery vs. Endovascular Repair of "Unstable" Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Prateek K. Gupta1, Bala Ramanan2, Travis L. Engelbert1, Girma Tefera1, John R. Hoch1, K. Craig Kent1
1Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI; 2Creighton University, Omaha, NE.

3:55 pm
PS8. Somatosensory Evoked Potential Guided Intercostal Artery Reimplantation in Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
Mostafa Sadek, Jain B. Pillai, Yonni Pellet, Djamila Abjigitova, Lincoln S. Darla, David Weiss, Konstadinos A. Plestis
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY.

4:00 pm
PS10. Rehospitalization to Index vs. Non-Index Facility Following Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair
Richard S. Saunders1, Sara Fernandes-Taylor1, Marquita R. Decker1, Qianqian Zhao1, Jeffrey A. Havlena1, Travis L. Engelbert1, David Y. Greenblatt2, Amy J. Kind1, Emily R. Winslow1, Caprice C. Greenberg1, Maureen A. Smith1, K. Craig Kent1
1University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; 2University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

4:05 pm
PS12. Unplanned Quality-of-Care Events Following Open and Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Arin L. Madenci1, Karen J. Ho2, Matthew T. Menard2
1University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.

4:10 pm
PS14. The Natural History and Outcomes for Thoracic and Abdominal Penetrating Aortic Ulcers
Shaun M. Gifford, Audra Duncan, Lawrence Greiten, Peter Gloviczki, Gustavo S. Oderich, Manju Kalra, Mark D. Fleming, Thomas Bower
Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

4:15 pm
PS16. Predictors of Infrarenal Aortic Neck Diameter Changes After Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)
Lorena Gonzalez1, Neal R. Barshes1, Richard L. Lu1, Kathryn Dougherty2, Zvonimir Krajcer2, Panos Kougias1
1Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; 2Texas Heart Institute - St Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX.

4:20 pm
PS18. Safety of Percutaneous TEVAR in Obese Patients
Jason Zakko, Salvatore T. Scali, Charles T. Klodell, Phillip J. Hess, Thomas M. Beaver, Tomas D. Martin, Thomas S. Huber, Adam W. Beck, Robert J. Feezor
Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

C6b: Aortic Disease (2) - Exhibit Hall
Moderator: Matthew A. Corriere MD MS, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

3:40 pm
PS20. A Comparative Study of Open vs. Endovascular Repair of Inflammatory Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Stavros K. Kakkos1, Konstantinos O. Papazoglou2, Ioannis A. Tsolakis1, George Lampropoulos1, Spyros I. Papadoulas1, Pavlos N. Antoniadis3
1University Hospital of Patras, Patras, Greece; 2University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece; 3Konstantopoulio Hospital, Athens, Greece.

3:45 pm
PS22. Mid-Term Results and Morphological Neck Changes After EVAR in Patients with Severe Proximal Neck Angulation
Frederico M. Bastos Gonçalves1, Herman J. Zandvoort2, Joost A. van Herwaarden2, Frans L. Moll2, Debbie Werson3, Jean-Paul M. de Vries3, Hence J M. Verhagen1
1Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands; 2Utrecht University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands; 3St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands.

3:50 pm
PS24. Frailty Does Not Increase Risk in Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair
Matthew A. Schechter, Asvin M. Ganapathi, Brian R. Englum, Jennifer M. Hanna, Richard McCann, G. Chad Hughes
Duke University Medical Center - Department of Surgery, Durham, NC.

3:55 pm
PS26. Long-Term Outcome After Open (OR) and Endovascular Repairs (EVAR) of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAAs) in Matched Cohorts Using Propensity Score Modeling
Ying Huang, Peter Gloviczki, Gustavo S. Oderich, Audra A. Duncan, Kalra Manju, Mark D. Fleming, William S. Harmsen, Catherine E. Dvorak, Thomas C. Bower
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

4:00 pm
PS28. Treatment of Type B Aortic Dissection in the Endovascular Era
Mohsen Bannazadeh, Adewunmi Adeyemo, Yolanda Munoz Maldonado, Jeffrey Altshuler, Marc Sakwa, O. William Brown
William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI.

4:05 pm
PS30. Grading Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Rupture Risk
Emiliano Chisci1, Neri Alamanni2, Francesca Iacoponi3, Stefano Michelagnoli1, Setacci Carlo4
1Department of Surgery, "San Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit - Giovanni di Dio" Hospital, Florence, Italy; 2Configuratori.it, Florence, Italy; 3Department for innovation in biological, agro-food and forest systems (DIBAF) Università degli Studi della Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy; 4Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, University of Siena,, Siena, Italy.

4:10 pm
PS32. Management of Symptomatic Thrombus in Non Atherosclerotic/Non-Aneurysmal Aorta
Himanshu Verma, Robbie George, Ramesh K. Tripathi
Vascular Surgery, Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital, Bangalore, India.

4:15 pm
PS34. A Comparison of the Early, Transitional and Modern Eras of Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR): Improved Results Reflect Device Evolution and Refined Patient Selection
Rami O. Tadros, Peter L. Faries, Sharif H. Ellozy, Rachel Schrier, Sung yup Kim, Rajesh Malik, Ageliki G. Vouyouka, Robert A. Lookstein, Michael L. Marin
Vascular Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY.

4:20 pm
PS36. Significant Predictors of Open Surgical Conversion Following Failed Percutaneous Approach for Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Albeir Mousa, Michael Parmely, Mike Broce, Shadi Abu Halimah, Patrick Stone, Stephen Hass, Aravinda Nanjundappa, John Campbell, Mark Bates, Ali AbuRahma
Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Division, University of West Virginia, Charleston, WV.

C6c: Cerebrovascular including Great Vessels - Exhibit Hall
Moderator: Jonathan L. Eliason MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
 
3:40 pm
PS38. High Risk Anatomic Variables and Plaque Characteristics in Carotid Artery Stenting
Courtney M. Daly, Cheong J. Lee, Melina Kibbe, Jason Chin, Mark Morasch, Heron Rodriguez, Mark K. Eskandari, Irene B. Helenowski
Vascular Surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL.
3:45 pm
PS40. Risk of Cranial Nerve Palsy Following Carotid Endarterectomy
Margriet Fokkema1, Gert Jan de Borst2, Brian Nolan3, Jeffrey E. Indes4, Ruby C. Lo1, Thomas Curran1, Dominique B. Buck1, Frans L. Moll2, Marc L. Schermerhorn1
1Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; 2University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands; 3Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; 4Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.
​​​

3:50 pm
PS42. Carotid Artery Stenting (CAS) Associated with Increased Mortality Compared with Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) in the NSQIP Database, 2011
Arin L. Madenci1, James T. McPhee2, Matthew T. Menard3
1University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA; 3Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.

3:55 pm
PS44. Ninety Cases of Craniocaudal Carotid Body Tumor Surgery; Should It Become the Standard Surgical Technique?
Koen E. van der Bogt, Maarten Paridaans, Emile Nyns, Jary M. van Baalen, Hajo van Bockel, Jaap F. Hamming
Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands.

4:00 pm
PS46. Carotid Endarterectomy Under Local Anesthesia Has Less Risk of Myocardial Infarction Compared to General Anesthesia: An Analysis of National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database
Elias Kfoury, Jonathan Dort, Amber Trickey, Moira Crosby, Dipankar Mukherjee
Surgery, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA.4:05 pm

PS48. Do Women Experience Delays in Carotid Endarterectomy?
SreyRam Kuy, Peter Rossi, Gary Seabrook, Brian Lewis, Anahita Dua, Bhavin Patel, Cheong Lee, Kellie Brown
Division of Vascular Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

4:10 pm
PS50. Determining Liability in Carotid Endarterectomy Malpractice Litigation
Peter Svider, Saum Rahimi, Gian-Paul Vidal, Osvaldo Zumba, Andrew Mauro, Paul Haser, Alan M. Graham
Division of Vascular Surgery, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ.

4:15 pm

PS52. Retrospective Analysis of Neurological Complications Following CEA in Patients Affected By Carotid Stenosis and Contralateral Occlusion
Enrico Sbarigia, Laura Capoccia, Anna Rita Rizzo, Chiara Pranteda, Nunzio Montelione, Francesco Speziale
Department of Surgery "P.Stefanini", Vascular Surgery Division, Policlinico Umberto I, University "La Sapienza", Roma, Italy.

4:20 pm
PS54. Present on Admission Indicator Is Essential to Evaluate Symptom Status and Stroke Rate After CAS and CEA Using Administrative Data
Margriet Fokkema1, Rob Hurks2, Rodney P. Bensley1, Ruby C. Lo1, Thomas Curran1, Allen D. Hamdan1, Mark C. Wyers1, Frans L. Moll2, Marc L. Schermerhorn1
1Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; 2University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands.

C6d: Vascular Laboratory and Imaging; Complications; Educational/Training Credentialing - Exhibit Hall
Moderator: Eva Rzucidlo MD, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

3:40 pm
PS56. Agreement Between Site-Reported and Ultrasound Core Laboratory Results for Duplex Ultrasound Velocity Measurements in the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs. Stenting Trial (CREST)
R Eugene Zierler1, Kirk W. Beach1, Robert O. Bergelin1, Brajesh K. Lal2, Wesley S. Moore3, Gary S. Roubin4, George Howard5, Jenifer H. Voeks6, Thomas G. Brott7
1D. E. Strandness, Jr. Vascular Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; 2University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, MD; 3University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; 4Continuum Cardiovascular Centers of New York, New York, NY; 5University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; 6Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC; 7Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

3:45 pm
PS58. Establishing common carotid artery peak systolic velocity ratio criteria to predict common carotid stenosis
George T. Pisimisis1, Carlos F. Bechara1, Neal R. Barshes1, Dimitrios Katsavelis2, Peter H. Lin1, Panos Kougias1
1Baylor College of Medicine, Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Houston, TX; 2Creighton University, School of Health Professions, Omaha, NE.

3:50 pm
PS60. Elevated Postoperative Troponin Levels As a Predictor of Increased 30-Day, 1 and 2 year Mortality Following Major Vascular Surgical Interventions
Jesse Manunga, Manju Kalra, Ramoncito David, Gustavo S. Oderich, Audra A. Duncan, Thomas C. Bower, Mark D. Fleming, William (Scott) Harmsen, Peter Gloviczki
Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Rochester, MN.

3:55 pm
PS62. Predictors of access-site related complications after lower extremity percutaneous revascularization
Ruby C. Lo, Margriet Fokkema, Thomas Curran, Jeremy Darling, Mark Wyers, Allen D. Hamdan, Elliot L. Chaikof, Marc L. Schermerhorn
Vascular Surgery, BIDMC, Boston, MA.4:00 pm

PS64. US-Guided Percutaneous Thrombin Injection Of Upper Extremity Pseudoaneurysms
H. R. Yoon, Evan J. Ryer, Robert P. Garvin, Thad Neidrick, John B. Kendrick, James R. Elmore, David P. Franklin
Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA.

4:05 pm
PS66. Predictive Reliability of Hospital Readmission Rates in Vascular Surgery
Andrew A. Gonzalez, Micah Girotti, Thomas W. Wakefield, Justin B. Dimick
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

 

 

4:10 pm
PS68. A validated intraoperative assessment tool for endovascular skills
Cassidy Duran1, Brian Dunkin2, Daryl Schulz1, Vid Fikfak2, Jean Bimuth1
1The Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX; 2The Methodist Hospital Department of General Surgery, Houston, TX.

 
4:15 pm
PS70. Survey of the first wave of graduating integrated 0+5 integrated residents versus vascular fellows: Experiences in the job market
Benjamin D. Colvard1, Jason Lee1, Andres Schanzer2, John Rectenwald3, Murray Shames4
1Vascular Surgery, Stanford, Stanford, CA; 2University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA; 3University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 4University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
 
4:20 pm
PS72. Integrated vascular training programs: the beginning of the end for traditional vascular surgery training?
Edward McGillcudy, Jason Chin, Luis Suarez, Richard Gusberg, Walter Longo, Jeffrey Indes
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.
 
C6e: Dialysis Access; Renal/Visceral Disease - Exhibit Hall
Moderator: Philip P. Goodney MD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic, Lebanon, NH
 
3:40 pm
PS74. Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening in End Stage Renal Disease
Houssam K. Younes1, Mark G. Davies1, Javier Anaya-ayala1, Hosam F. El-Sayed2, Jean Bismuth1, Alan Lumsden1, Eric K. Peden2
1Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX; 2Dialysis Acess Program, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX.
 
3:45 pm
PS76. Elderly patients started on hemodialysis (HD) with a tunneled dialysis catheter (TDC) have similar long term survival after arteriovenous fistula (AVF) or arteriovenous graft (AVG) placement
Theodore H. Yuo, Rabih Chaer, Ellen D. Dillavou, Luke K. Marone, Michel S. Makaroun
Surgery, University of PIttsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
 
3:50 pm
PS78. A Comparison of Patency between One and Two Stage Arteriovenous Fistula Transpositions
Alexander Chang, Matthew T. Allemang, Schmotzer Brian, Lakin O. Ryan, Woodside J. Kenneth, Wang John, Vikram S. Kashyap, Wong L. Virginia
University Hospitals of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
 
3:55 pm
PS80. Stent Migration: A Risk in the Treatment of Renal Access Patients
Andrew J. Olinde1, Devin Conway1, Jay Hollman1, John Schellack2, Paul Perkowski2, Joseph Griffin1
1Vascular Specialty Center, Baton Rouge, LA; 2Vascular Clinic, Baton Rouge, LA.
 
4:00 pm
PS82. Race and Insurance Status Have Limited Effect on Long-term Vascular Access Outcomes in Patients at an Inner City University Hospital
Jeffrey J. Siracuse, Adi Wollstein, Yuriy Kotsurovskyy, Diana Catz, Irene Epelboym, In-Kyong Kim, Heather L. Gill, Nicholas J. Morrissey
New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY.
 
4:05 pm
PS84. FISTULA FIRST, GRAFT ON ARTERIALIZED VEIN SECOND
Giuseppe Galzerano1, Michele Giubbolini1, Francesco Setacci1, Gianmarco de Donato1, Pasqualino Sirignano1, Alessandro Cappelli1, Gabriele Messina2, Carlo Setacci1
1Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, University of Siena, Siena, Italy; 2Department of Molecular and Developmental Medicine, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.
 
4:10 pm
PS86. Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome: Evolution of Management at a Regional Institution
Neelima Katragunta, Nicholas Drahush, Larry R. Sprouse
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN.
 
4:15 pm
PS88. Early and mid-term results of endovascular treatment of visceral artery aneurysms
Walter Dorigo, Raffaele Pulli, Irene Spina, Leonidas Azas, Aaron Fargion, Alessandro Alessi Innocenti, Carlo Pratesi
Vascular Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.
 
4:20 pm
PS90. Clinical Outcomes After Repair of Renal Artery Aneurysms
Zdenek Novak, Marc A. Passman, Thomas C. Matthews, Mark A. Patterson, William D. Jordan
Vascular Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.
 
C6f: Practice Management; Other - Exhibit Hall
Moderator: Brian W. Nolan MD, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
 
3:40 pm
PS92. Do Preoperative Statins Improve Outcomes After Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair?
Edgar L. Galiñanes1, Viktor Y. Dombrovskiy2, Shaun Reynolds1, Todd R. Vogel1
1Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics, Columbia, MO; 2UMDNJ, New Brunswick, NJ.
 
Nicolas Bowers1, Naomi Eisenberg2, Jeff Jaskolka3, Graham Roche-Nagle2
1Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; 2Department of Vascular Surgery, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada; 3Department of Interventional Radiology, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada.
 
3:50 pm
PS96. Predictors of 30-Day Readmission and Analysis of Complications After Lower Extremity Bypass Using NSQIP
Jennifer Zhang, Thomas Curran, Margriet Fokkema, Ruby C. Lo, Mark Wyers, Alan Hamdan, Elliot Chaikof, Marc L. Schermerhorn
Surgery, BIDMC, Boston, MA.
 
3:55 pm
PS98. Early Readmission after Vascular Surgery: Characteristics of an academic tertiary care institution
Travis L. Engelbert, Sara Fernandes-Taylor, Dan Miller, Richard S. Saunders, Katrina Lorfeld, Lauren Dallman, Mary Randel, Caprice Greenberg, K. Craig Kent, Jon Matsumura
Vascular Surgery, UW Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI.
 
4:00 pm
PS100. Should Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Patients Ever Undergo Bilateral First Rib Resection and Scalenectomy?
Danielle H. Rochlin, Kendall C. Likes, Carly Jacobs, Bella Yu, Julie A. Freischlag
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD.
 
4:05 pm
PS102. Gender Is an Independent Risk Factor for Mortality After Open or Endovascular Aortoiliac Reconstruction
Eanas Yassa, Francis J. Caputo, Jose Trani, Krystal Hunter, James Alexander, Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Joseph V. Lombardi
Vascular Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ.
 
4:10 pm
PS104. A Focused Callback Program Does Not Decrease Readmissions After Vascular Surgery
Micah Girotti, Sandra Park, Wendy L. Wahl, Mark Hemmila, Peter K. Henke
Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
 
4:15 pm
PS106. Comparison of Complication Rates of Implantable Venous Access Devices: Percutaneous Versus Cephalic Vein Cut-down Techniques
Farah Karipineni, Nadia Awad, Lisa Jablon, Nyali Taylor, Rashad G. Choudry
Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA.
 
4:20 pm
PS108. Adrenal Venous Sampling for Hyperaldosteronism - the Vascular Surgeon Experience
Jeffrey J. Siracuse, Noelle C. Clarke, Niikabu Kabutey, Irene Epelboym, Heather L. Gill, In-Kyong Kim, James A. Lee, Nicholas J. Morrissey
New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
 
C6g: Peripheral Arterial Disease (1) - Exhibit Hall
Moderator: Michael J. Singh MD, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
 
3:40 pm
PS110. Comparative Effect of Carvedilol Versus Bisoprolol in Patients Undergoing Femoropopliteal Stenting
Yoshimitsu Soga1, Osamu Iida2
1Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan; 2Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Japan.
 
3:45 pm
PS112. Comparison of outcomes between bare metal and covered nitinol stents in the treatment of TASC C and D superficial femoral artery (SFA) and popliteal lesions
Jesus Matos2, Carlos F. Bechara1, Neal R. Barshes1, Briauna Lowery1, George Pisimisis1, Sherene Sharath1, Peter H. Lin2, Panos Kougias1
1Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey VAMC, Houston, TX; 2Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.
 
3:50 pm
PS114. Gender Differences in the Long-term Outcomes of Infrainguinal Arterial Revascularization: Retrospective Multicenter Analysis
Kei Ichihashi, Yoshimitsu Soga
Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan.
 
3:55 pm
PS116. SMOKING CESSATION AND CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN YOUNG PATIENTS UNDERGOING ENDOVASCULAR TREATMENT FOR CRITICAL LIMB ISCHEMIA
Gianmarco de Donato, Francesco Setacci, Maria Pia Borrelli, Pasqualino Sirignano, Giuseppe Galzerano, Alessandro Cappelli, Carlo Setacci
Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, Siena, Italy.
 
4:00 pm
PS118. Impact of chronic kidney disease on the effectiveness of peripheral endovascular interventions
Heather L. Gill, Jeffrey J. Siracuse, Peter H. Connolly, John K. Karwowski, Harry L. Bush, Darren B. Schneider, Andrew J. Meltzer
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.
 
4:05 pm
PS120. Long-term clinical outcome and predictors after femoropopliteal stenting with self-expandable nitinol stent for critical limb ischemia
Yusuke Tomoi1, Yoshimitsu Soga1, Osamu Iida2
1Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan; 2Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Japan.
 
4:10 pm
PS122. Endovascular Interventions With Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in Renal Transplant Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is Safer and Offers Equivalent Patency Over Interventions with Standard Contrast Agents and Traditional Open Surgery
Shipra Arya, Stephanie Kingman, Danielle N. Campbell, Dawn M. Coleman, Peter K. Henke, Narasimhan Dasika, Jonathan L. Eliason, John E. Rectenwald, Katherine A. Gallagher
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
 
4:15 pm
PS124. Demographic and echocardiographic predictors of anatomic site and outcomes of interventions for cardiogenic peripheral emboli
Gregory J. Landry, Rakendu Shukla, Auddri Rahman, Amir F. Azarbal, Timothy K. Liem, Erica L. Mitchell, Gregory L. Moneta
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.
 
Norihiko Kamioka, Yoshimitsu Soga, Hideaki Aihara, Yusuke Tomoi, Yohei Kobayashi
Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu-city, Japan.
 
C6h: Peripheral Arterial Disease (2) - Exhibit Hall
Moderator: Ravi K. Veeraswamy MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
 
3:40 pm
PS128. Population based study of 20-year trends in lower extremity revascularizations and amputations among persons with peripheral arterial disease
Jeff Nienaber, Manju Kalra, Mateus P. Correa, Jennifer St. Sauver, Carin Smith, Thomas Bower, Audra A. Duncan, Gustavo S. Oderich, Peter Gloviczki
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
 
Rombout Kruse1, Floris B. Poelmann1, Michel Reijnen3, Robert Lind1, Frans L. Moll2, Wilbert M. Fritschy1
1Isala Clinics, Zwolle, Netherlands; 2University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands; 3Rijnstate Hospital, Arnhem, Netherlands.
 
Ying Huang, Peter Gloviczki, Audra A. Duncan, Gustavo S. Oderich, Manju Kalra, Mark D. Fleming, Thomas C. Bower
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
 
Norihiko Kamioka, Yoshimitsu Soga, Hideaki Aihara, Yusuke Tomoi, Naotaka Murata, Seiichi Hiramori, Yohei Kobayashi
Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu-city, Japan.
 
4:00 pm
PS136. Predictors of 30-Day Readmission and Post-Discharge Mortality Following Lower Extremity Amputation in the ACS-NSQIPThomas Curran, Margriet Fokkema, Ruby C. Lo, Mark Wyers, Allen Hamdan, Elliot Chaikof, Marc L. Schermerhorn
Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.
 
Monica O'Brien-Irr2, Linda M. Harris1, Hasan H. Dosluoglu3, Gregory Cherr1, Sonya Noor1, George R. Curl1, Maciej Dryjski1
1Dept of Surgery, Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo, NY; 2University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY; 3VA Western New York Healthcare, Buffalo, NY.
 
Zdenek Novak, Francisco Alcocer, Fernando Ovalle, David Rooney, Bruce G. Lowman, Bart R. Combs, William D. Jordan
Vascular Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.
 
4:15 pm
PS142. CT angiography to evaluate hemodynamic changes in popliteal artery aneurysms during flexion and extension of the knee joint
Rogier H. Kropman1, Herman J. Zandvoort2, Danyel A. van de Heuvel1, Jan Wille1, Frans L. Moll2, Jean-Paul P. de Vries1
1Vascular surgery, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands; 2University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands.
 
4:20 pm
PS144. Early and late results of kissing stent technique in the management of aorto-iliac obstructive disease
Raffaele Pulli1, Walter Dorigo1, Aaron Fargion1, Giovanni Pratesi2, Domenico Angiletta3, Carlo Pratesi1
1Vascular Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; 2University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy; 3University of Bari, Bari, Italy.
 
C6i: Vascular Trauma; Venous Disease; Vascular Medicine - Exhibit Hall
Moderator: Mark H. Meissner MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
 
Donald G. Harris1, Charles B. Drucker2, Megan L. Brenner3, Mayur Narayan3, Rajabrata Sarkar1, Thomas M. Scalea3, Robert S. Crawford1
1Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD; 2University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 3University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD.
 
Sachinder S. Hans, Gul Sachwani-Daswani
St. John Macomb, Warren, MI.
 
3:50 pm
PS150. Outcomes of Pediatric Vascular Trauma in the Endovascular Era
Lidie Lajoie1, Stefan C. Kenel-Pierre1, Sue Hahn1, Robert Schulze2, Andrea Hendrzak1, Mark Song1
1Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; 2Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY.
 
Mila H. Ju1, Jeanette W. Chung1, Mark K. Eskandari2, David J. Bentrem1, Karl Y. Bilimoria1
1Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; 2Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL.
 
SreyRam Kuy1, Anahita Dua1, Cheong J. Lee1, Bhavin Patel1, Sapan Desai3, Arshish Dua1, Aniko Szabo4, Parag J. Patel2
1Division of Vascular Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; 2Division of Interventional Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; 3Division of Vascular Surgery, UT Houston, Houston, TX; 4Department of Biostatistics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.
 
Andrea T. Obi1, Rafael Alvarez1, Christopher Pannucci1, Shipra Arya1, Andrew Nackashi2, Newaj Abdullah3, Vinita Bahl1, Lena Napolitano1, Thomas W. Wakefield1, Peter K. Henke1
1Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2West Virgina College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV; 3Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI.
 
4:10 pm
PS158. Reproducibility of the clinical class of CEAP when selecting patients with a medical indication for treatment of varicose veins
Helen Sinabulya1, Anders Holmberg2, Lena Blomgren3
1Department of Surgery, Capio St Gorans Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden; 2Scandinavian Venous Centre, Stockholm, Sweden; 3Department of Vascular Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.
 
4:15 pm
PS160. High Quality, Appropriate Primary Care: A Key Component in Access to Vascular Care
Philip P. Goodney, Benjamin S. Brooke, Randall R. De Martino, Kristina A. Giles, David H. Stone, Brian Nolan, Jack L. Cronenwett
Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH.
 
4:20 pm
PS162. Cilostazol is Associated with Improved Outcomes After Peripheral Endovascular Interventions: A Meta-Analysis
Courtney J. Warner1, Spencer W. Greaves2, Robin J. Larson2, Randall R. De Martino1, Richard J. Powell1, Daniel B. Walsh1, Philip P. Goodney1
1Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; 2The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH.
 
C6j: Research (1) - Exhibit Hall
Moderator: April J. Boyd MD, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
 
3:40 pm
PS164. Detrimental role of Heat Shock Protein 60&70 and Toll-like Receptor 4 in skeletal muscle ischaemia in vitro
Ali Navi1, Rebekah Yu1, Xu Shi-Wen1, Sidney Shaw2, George Hamilton1, Daryll Baker1, Janice Tsui1
1Surgery, University College London, London, United Kingdom; 2University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.
 
3:45 pm
PS166. Loss of Function Studies Highlight the Vasculoprotective Effect of A20 in Transplant Arteriosclerosis (TA)
Andy Lee1, Clayton Peterson1, Herwig Moll1, Eva Csizmadia1, Ashley Rogers1, Alon Neidich2, Victor Chien1, Cleide da Silva1, Christiane Ferran1
1Surgery, BIDMC, Boston, MA; 2Tufts Medical School, Boston, MA.
 
3:50 pm
PS168. Signalling pathways involved in the tissue-protective effects of erythropoietin and erythropoietin-derivatives in ischemic human myotubes
Rebekah Yu1, Janice Tsui1, George Hamilton1, David Abraham2, Daryll Baker1
1Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, Universtiy College London, London, United Kingdom; 2University College London, Centre for Rheumatology and Connective Tissue Disease, London, United Kingdom.
 
3:55 pm
PS170. Local Wall Thickness in Finite Element Models Improves Prediction of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Growth
Eric K. Shang, Derek P. Nathan, Ronald M. Fairman, Edward Y. Woo, Grace J. Wang, Robert C. Gorman, Joseph H. Gorman III, Benjamin M. Jackson
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
 
4:00 pm
PS172. A20 increases eNOS expression and activity to sustain endothelial cell function under inflammatory insults
Victor Chien, Elzbieta Kaczmarek, Soizic Daniel, Sanah Essayagh, Lynn Choi, Jean Choi, Andy Lee, Cleide da Silva, Christiane Ferran
BIDMC, Boston, MA.
 
4:05 pm
PS174. Hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors lead to premature rarefaction of the native collateral circulation
Scott M. Moore, Matthew R. Waters, James E. Faber
Surgery, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.
 
4:10 pm
PS176. Rescuing effect of Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells in a Model of Early Type II Diabetes
Bo Wang, Runxia Tian, Zhao-Jun Liu, Alan Livingstone, Omaida C. Velazquez
Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, FL.
 
4:15 pm
PS178. Supplemental Oxygen Reverses Hypoxia Induced Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation by Modulating HIF-alpha and VEGF Levels in a Rabbit Arteriovenous Fistula Model
Jing Wan2, Charu Lata1, Ashley Santilli1, Derrick L. Green1, Sabita Roy1, Steven Santilli1
1Department of Surgery, Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; 2Zhongnan Hospital Wuhan University, Wuhan, China.
 
4:20 pm
PS180. The Gene Expression of Adenosine Receptors in the Processes of Contrast Induced Nephropathy in Mouse Kidney
Luyu Yao1, Gopi K. Kolluru2, Kevil G. Christopher2, Wayne W. Zhang1
1Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Surgery Department, Shreveport, LA; 2Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Pathology Department, Shreveport, LA.
 
C6k: Research (2) - Exhibit Hall
Moderator: Christopher L. Skelly MD, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL
 
3:40 pm
PS182. Inhibition of angiogenesis and endothelial cell function by WISP-1/CCN4
Zhao-Jun Liu, Yurong Tan, Hongwei Shao, Yan Li, Omaida C. Velazquez
Surgery, Univ Miami, Miami, FL.
 
3:45 pm
PS184. Differential proliferative and migratory activity of human myoblasts isolated from CLI and Control patients
Rebekah Yu, Shyam Kolvekar, Daryll Baker, George Hamilton, David Abraham, Janice Tsui
Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, Universtiy College London, London, United Kingdom.
 
3:50 pm
PS186. Efficacy of antibiotic-impregnated bone cement beads against organisms found in abdominal vascular graft infections
Fernando Kubrusly, Samuel S. Leake, Harleen K. Sandhu, Ali Azizzadeh, Hazim J. Safi, Kristofer M. Charlton-Ouw
Dept. of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX.
 
3:55 pm
PS188. Is Oxidative Stress Important in AAA Pathogenesis?
Sigitas Urbonavicius1, Grazina Urbonaviciene2, Jes Sandermann1
1Department of Vascular surgery, Regionshospital Midt, Viborg, Denmark; 2Department of Internal medicine, Regionshospital Midt, Silkeborg, Denmark.
 
4:00 pm
PS190. Urine mRNA as an early and novel marker of contrast-induced kidney injury(CIKI)
Tanvi Gangal, Dallas Slack, Susan Blackburn, Andre Borisov, Ronak Patel, Guillermo A. Escobar
Surgery, Vascular Surgery Division, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
 
4:05 pm
PS192. Inhibition of hypoxia inducible factor (HIF)-1α suppresses formation and progression of experimental abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs)
Wei Wang1, Baohui Xu1, Haojun Xuan1, Hiroki Tanaka1, Martin Rouer1, Keith J. Glover1, Naoki Fujimura1, Xiaolei Hu1, Mary Gerritsen1, Sara A. Michie2, Ronald L. Dalman1
1Vascular Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; 2Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA.
 
4:10 pm
PS194. VEGF-A neutralization suppresses experimental abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) formation
Keith J. Glover, Baohui Xu, Yasunori Iida, Haojun Xuan, Hiroki Tanaka, Wei Wang, Naoki Fujimura, Mary Gerritsen, Ronald L. Dalman
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA.
 
4:15 pm
PS196. Endotension: Net Flow through an Endoleak Determines its Visibility
Stuart Blackwood2, Doran Mix1, Mallory Wingate1, Ankur Chandra1, Alan Dietzek2
1Cardiovascular Engineering Lab (CVEL), Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; 2Department of Vascular Surgery, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT.
 
4:20 pm
PS198. AORTIC OCCLUSION HEMODYNAMIC ATTENUATION WITH VALPROIC ACID
Marlin W. Causey, Seth Miller, Niten Singh, Matthew Martin
Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft. Lewis, WA.
 
4:50 pm
Announcement of Winning Posters in Each Respective Category - Exhibit Hall
​5:00 pm - 6:00 pm General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Program Residency Fair - Level 3 Foyer
(see Fellow/General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Education Program for more details)
​7:00 pm - 8:00 pm UCSD/Scripps Alumni Reception - San Francisco Mariott Marquis, Pacific F Room
 

Contact Us

Society for Vascular Surgery
633 North Saint Clair Street, 22nd Floor | Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-334-2300 | 800-258-7188
Fax: 312-334-2320
Email: vascular@vascularsociety.org

Follow Us

YouTube

VascularWeb® is the prime source for all vascular health and disease information, and is presented by the Society for Vascular Surgery®. Its members are vascular surgeons, specialists, and vascular health professionals who are specialty-trained in all treatments for vascular disease including medical management, non-invasive procedures, and surgery.