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 Saturday, June 1

All events take place at the Moscone West Convention Center unless otherwise noted.
 
​6:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration​ - Level 1 Lobby
​6:30 am - 8:00 am

BREAKFAST SESSIONS

B7: Arterial Embolizations in Vascular Practice: Materials, Techniques and Indications - Room 3014/16
 
At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Introduce arterial embolization in the vascular practice.
  2. Manage the inventory needed for arterial embolization.
  3. Describe embolization techniques for endoleak management.
  4. Apply indications and techniques of arterial embolization in trauma patients.
  5. Review indications and embolization techniques for AV malformation.
  6. Explain indications and techniques of tumor embolization. 

Moderators: Girma Tefera MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
Michael B. Silva, Jr. MD, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

6:30AM
Tumor Embolization Techniques and Indications
Charlie C. Cheng MD, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
 
6:50AM
Indications and Techniques for Embolization   A-V Malformation, Tricks and Pitfalls
Sunita D. Srivastava MD, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
7:10AM
Enlarging Aortic Sack Post EVAR, Managing Endoleaks
Margaret Clarke Tracci MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
 
7:30AM
Arterial Embolization for Trauma: When and How
Matthew W. Mell MD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
 
7:45
Panel Discussion: Managing Your Inventory: Coils, Glue, Plug

B8: Venous Disease Done Differently - Room 3018/20
(Not a passive didactic session: audience participation encouraged)
 
At the end of this session, participants should be able to:    
  1. Summarize pertinent history and physical findings of complex venous disease patients.
  2. Manage combined venous disease states for optimal patient outcome.
  3. Describe wound care algorithms for venous ulcers.
  4. Evaluate patients with combined arterial and venous disease for priority of care.
  5. Describe the various non-invasive and invasive options for venous disease.
Moderators: Steve Elias MD, Columbia University Medical Center New York, NY
Alan B. Lumsden MD, The Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX
 
6:30 am
Course Overview
 
6:40 am
Superficial Disease Gone Wrong
Jennifer A. Heller MD FACS, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
 
7:00 am
Failed Endovascular Treatment for Deep Occlusive Disease
Peter Gloviczki MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
 
7:20 am
Recalcitrant Venous Ulcer
Steve Elias MD, Columbia University Medical Center New York, NY
 
7:40 am
Mixed Arterial/ Venous Disease
Robert B. McLafferty MD, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR
 
B9: Pearls for the Everyday Practicing Clinical Vascular Surgeon - Room 3022/24
 
At the end of this session, participants should be able to:    
  1. Employ applicable tips from the selected topics.
  2. Review new techniques from the selected topics.
  3. Discuss relevant current literature from the selected topics.

Moderators: Daniel G. Clair MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Addi Rizvi MD, Minneapolis Heart Institute/Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

6:30 am
Percutaneous Access
Jason Q. Alexander MD, Minneapolis Heart Institute Vascular Specialists of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
 
6:45 am
Venous Disease/Varicose Veins
Alan M. Dietzek MD, Danbury Hospital of Western CT Health Network, Danbury, CT
 
7:00 am
Dialysis Access
Marc H. Glickman MD, Vascular & Transplant Specialists, Virginia Beach, VA
 
7:15 am
Endovascular Interventions
John B. Taggert MD, The Vascular Group, PLLC, Albany, NY
 
7:30 am
Diabetic Foot/Wound Care
John Steinberg DPM, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
 
7:45 am
Panel Discussion
6:30 am - 8​:00 am

Leadership Roundtable: Sponsored by the Women's Leadership Committee and Co-sponsored by the Young Surgeon's Committee* - Room 3011

The SVS Women's Leadership Committee and Young Surgeons Committee will host roundtable discussions with a diverse group of panelists to address leadership themes in the vascular surgery specialty and medical profession. Featured topics include leadership in academic and private practices, mentorship, finding your place in the future of medicine, pathways to leadership and much more.

Moderators: Rabih A. Chaer MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Eva M. Rzucidlo MD, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
 
6:30 am          
Welcome and Introduction
Eva M. Rzucidlo MD, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
 
6:35 am
A History of Leadership in the Specialty
 
6:45 am
Getting Involved, Finding Your Path and Discovering Leadership Opportunities
Moderator: Rabih A. Chaer MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
 
Panelists: 
Melina R. Kibbe MD, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Peter F. Lawrence MD, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Jason T. Lee MD, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
Marc A. Passman MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Russell H. Samson MD, Mote Vascular Foundation and Sarasota Vascular Specialists, Sarasota, FL

7:25 am
Finding Your Place in the Future of Medicine – Making Opportunities for Leadership for You and Your Mentee
Moderator:
Eva M. Rzucidlo MD, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
 
Panelists: 
Nancy L. Ascher PhD, MD, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Ruth L. Bush MD, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Round Rock, TX
Vivian Gahtan MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Julie Ann Freischlag MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore MD
Patricia J. Numann MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
 
*This program is not eligible for CME.
​8:00 am - 9:30 am

F2: Beyond the Journal of Vascular Surgery®: “Top Ten” Papers Relevant to Vascular Surgery - Room 3000

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

  1. Describe the types of clinical trials relevant to vascular disease.
  2. Examine the bias that can affect the interpretation of trial data.
  3. Review publications that may influence clinical practice.
Moderators: Gregory L. Moneta MD, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR
Vikram S. Kashyap MD, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
 
8:00 am
Introduction
Gregory L. Moneta MD, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR
 
8:05 am
1. Final Follow-Up of the Multicentre Aneurysm Screening Study (MASS) Randomized Trial of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
British Journal of Surgery 2012; 99:1649-1656
Presentation and Discussion by: Jean Bismuth MD, Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
 
8:10 am
2. Long-Term Comparison of Endovascular and Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
New England Journal of Medicine 2012; 367: 1988-1997
Presentation and Discussion by: Manish Mehta MD, The Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
 
8:15 am
3. Complete Replacement of Open Repair for Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm by Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Annals of Surgery 2012; 256:688-696
Presentation and Discussion by: Manish Mehta MD, The Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
 
8:20 am
4. Low-Dose Aspirin for Preventing Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism
New England Journal of Medicine 2012; 367: 1979-1987
Presentation and Discussion by: Alan Dardik MD PhD, Yale University, New Haven, CT and VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems, West Haven, CT
 
8:25 am
5. Aspirin for Preventing the Recurrence of Venous Thromboembolism
New England Journal of Medicine 2012; 366: 1959-1967
Presentation and Discussion by: Alan Dardik MD PhD, Yale University, New Haven, CT and VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems, West Haven, CT
 
8:30 am
Discussion
 
8:45 am
6. The Effects of Lowering LDL Cholesterol with Statin Therapy in People at Low Risk of Vascular Disease: Meta-Analysis of Individual Data from 27 Randomised Trials
Lancet 2012; 380: 581-590
Presentation and Discussion by: Russell H. Samson MD, Mote Vascular Foundation and Sarasota Vascular Specialists, Sarasota, FL
 
8:50 am
7. Very Urgent Carotid Endarterectomy Confers Increased Procedural Risk
Stroke 2012; 43: 1331-1335
Presentation and Discussion by: Vikram S. Kashyap MD, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
 
8:55 am
8. Lifetime Risks of Cardiovascular Disease
New England Journal of Medicine 2012; 366: 321-329
Presentation and Discussion by: Brian W. Nolan MD, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
 
9: 00 am
9. The 21st Century Hazards of Smoking and Benefits of Stopping: a Prospective Study of One Million Women in the UK
Lancet 2012; 381: 133-141
Presentation and Discussion by: Rebecca Kelso MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
9:05 am
10. 50-Year Trends in Smoking-Related Mortality in the United States
New England Journal of Medicine 2012; 368: 351-364
Presentation and Discussion by: Rebecca Kelso MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
9: 10 am
11. Surgical Malpractice in the United States
Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2012; 215:480-488
Presentation and Discussion by: O. William Brown MD JD, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI
 
9:15 am
Discussion 
​9:00 am - 1:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open - Exhibit Hall
9:30 am - 10:00 am​ Coffee Break - Exhibit Hall
10:00 am - 11:00 am​

​F3: SVS Vascular Quality Initiative Annual Report - Room 3000

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

  1. Identify benefits of participating in VQI.
  2. Identify opportunities for quality improvement within VQI.
  3. Describe variation in processes of care across VQI.
  4. Use VQI for local quality improvement projects.
  5. Perform research with VQI data.
Moderators: Richard P. Cambria MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
 Jack L. Cronenwett MD, Dartmouth- Hitchcock Medical School, Lebanon, NH
 
10:00 am
Progress Report
Richard P. Cambria MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
 
10:09 am
National Data Analyses
Jack L. Cronenwett MD, Dartmouth- Hitchcock Medical School, Lebanon, NH
 
10:18 am
Factors Associated with Surgical Site Infection after Lower Extremity Bypass in the SVS Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI) – a National Perspective
Jeffrey Kalish1, Alik Farber1, Karen Homa2, Magdiel Trinidad-Hernandez3, Adam Beck4, Mark Wyers5, Mark Davies6, Jason Chiriano7, Margaret Tracci8, Larry Kraiss9, Jack Cronenwett10 on behalf of the SVS PSO Quality Committee
1Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States; 2SVS PSO, Chicago, IL, United States; 3University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, AZ, United States; 4University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, United States; 5Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States; 6Methodist Debakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX, United States; 7Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, United States; 8University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA, United States; 9University of Utah Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT, United States; 10Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, United States.
 
10:27 am
Using VQI Data for Regional and Local Quality Improvement
Jens Eldrup-Jorgensen MD, The Maine Surgical Group, Portland, ME
 
10:36 am
Using VQI Data for National Research
Larry W. Kraiss MD, University of Utah Medical Center, Salk Lake City, UT
 
10:45 am
Panel Discussion
​11:00 am - Noon F4: Poster Runoff: Championship Round - Room 3000
Moderator: Peter F. Lawrence, MD, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Judges: Peter Gloviczki MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Julie Ann Freischlag MD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Noon - 1:00 pm​ Lunch in Exhibit Hall - Exhibit Hall
Noon - 1:00 pm​ Vascular Surgery Trainee Section Luncheon - Room 3008
(see Fellow/General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Education Program for more details)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm​

R1: Rapid Paced Paper Session I - 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: Jon S. Matsumura MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
Matthew J. Eagleton MD, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
1:00 pm
RR1. Preservation of Antegrade Internal Iliac Artery Flow Using Heilical Branch Devices in Challenging Anatomic Situations: Technical Succss, Survival and Patency
Shen Wong, Roy K. Greenberg, Matthew J. Eagleton, Tara Mastracci, Yuki Kuramochi
Vascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH.
 
1:05 pm
RR2. Long-term durability of endovascular treatment with iliac branch endograft for aorto-iliac aneurysms
Giovanni Pratesi1, Aaron Fargion2, Raffaele Pulli2, Walter Dorigo2, Azzurra Guidotti2, Matteo Barbante1, Eleonora Centonza1, Diego Patacconi1, Martina Battistini1, Arnaldo Ippoliti1, Carlo Pratesi2
1Unit of Vascular Surgery, University of Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy; 2Unit of Vascular Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.
 
1:10 pm
RR3. Surveillance Computed Tomographic Arteriogram (CTA) is Unnecessary Before Three Years in Patients Who Have a Normal Post-EVAR Study
Vincent Kirkpatrick, Samuel E. Wilson
Surgery, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA.
 
1:15 pm
RR4. Stent-graft placement for aneurysmal degeneration after long-term medical therapy for type B aortic dissection results in volumetric gain of the true lumen and false lumen regression
Jean Marie Ruddy1, Bradley G. Leshnower1, Paul Reisenman1, James G. Reeves1, Luke P. Brewster2, Yazan Duwayri1, Edward P. Chen1, Ravi K. Veeraswamy1
1Emory University, Atlanta, GA; 2Atlanta VAMC, Atlanta, GA.
 
1:20 pm
RR5. Aneurysm sac enlargement independently predicts late mortality in patients treated with EVAR
Virendra I. Patel1, Emel Ergul1, Mark F. Conrad1, Edwin Gravereaux2, Marc L. Schermerhorn2, Andres Schanzer2, Philip P. Goodney2, Richard P. Cambria1
1Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Vascular Study Group of New England, Lebanon, NH.
 
1:25 pm
RR6. Chimney and Retrograde In-situ Branched Stent-grafting for the treatment of Arch Aneurysms
Takao Ohki, Yuji Kanaoka, Koji Maeda, Kenjirou Kaneko, Hiromasa Tachihara
Surgery, Jikei University, Minato-ku, Japan.
 
1:30 pm
RR7. The impact of favorable and hostile aortic neck morphology on the outcomes of endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
Manish Mehta, Benjamin Burton, John Byrne, Philip S. Paty, John B. Taggert, Sean P. Roddy, Paul B. Kreienberg, R. Clement Darling
The Vascular Group, The Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany Medical College, The Center for Vascular Awareness Inc, Albany, NY.
 
1:35 pm
RR8. Endovascular and open repair of ruptured infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm experience in a US tertiary care center
Luigi Pascarella, Richard McCann, Matthew A. Schechter, Leila Mureebe
Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC.
 
1:40 pm
RR9. Vascular surgeon's involvement during transcatheter aortic valve implantation optimizes patient outcomes in the ‘real world scenarios'
Manish Mehta, R Clement Darling MD, Sean P. Roddy MD, Philip S. Paty MD, Paul B. Kreienberg MD, John B. Taggert MD, Yaron Sternbach MD, Kathleen J. Ozsvath
The Vascular Group, The Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany Medical College, The Center for Vascular Awareness Inc., Albany, NY.
 
1:45 pm
RR10. Type II endoleak: an ambiguous and unpredictable marker of worse outcome after EVAR
Enrico Cieri1, Paola De Rango1, Giacomo Isernia1, Gioele Simonte1, Andrea Ciucci1, Gianbattista Parlani1, Fabio Verzini1, Piergiorgio Cao2
1Vascular and Endovascular Surgery; University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy; 2Unit of Vascular Surgery, Hospital S. Camillo Forlanini, Rome, Italy.
 
1:50 pm
RR11. Use of Cryopreserved Aortoiliac Allograft (CAA) for Aortic Reconstruction in the United States
Michael P. Harlander-Locke1, Peter F. Lawrence1, Gustavo S. Oderich2, Liv Harmon1, Robert A. McCready3, Mark D. Morasch4, Robert J. Feezor5, Wei Zhou6, Jean Bismuth7, William C. Pevec8, Mateus P. Correa2, Jeffrey Jim9, Joseph S. Ladowski10, Panagiotis Kougias11, Paul G. Bove12, Catherine M. Wittgen13, John V. White14
1Vascular Surgery, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; 2Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 3Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN; 4St. Vincent Heart and Vascular, Billings, MT; 5University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; 6Stanford University, Stanford, CA; 7Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX; 8University of California Davis, Davis, CA; 9Washington University, St. Louis, MO; 10Indiana Ohio Heart, Indianapolis, IN; 11Baylor University, Houston, TX; 12William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI; 13Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO; 14Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Niles, IL.
 
1:55 pm
RR12. Familial AAA is associated with increased postoperative adverse events after EVAR
Koen M. van de Luijtgaarden1, Frederico Bastos Goncalves1, Sanne E. Hoeks2, Ellen V. Rouwet1, Danielle Majoor-Krakauer3, Robert J. Stolker2, Hence J. Verhagen1
1Erasmus MC - Department of Vascular Surgery, Rotterdam, Netherlands; 2Erasmus MC - Department of Anesthesiology, Rotterdam, Netherlands; 3Erasmus MC - Department of Clinical Genetics, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
 
2:00 pm
RR13. A review of the contemporary and historical management of 134 patients with splenic artery aneurysms
Dawn M. Coleman, Huiting Chen, Anna Eliassen, Shipra Arya, Enrique Criado, Jonathan L. Eliason, John Rectenwald, James C. Stanley
Vascular Surgery, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
 
2:05 pm
RR14. Covered Stents Convey Improved Performance over Bare-metal Stents for Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Stenosis
William B. Harris, Christopher Lesar, Larry R. Sprouse, Daniel Fisher, Mark Fugate, Michael Greer, Sachin Phade, Charles Joels, Jeffrey Horn
Vascular Surgery, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm​ Coffee ​Break - Level 3 Foyer
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm​

​R2: Rapid Paced Paper Session II - 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: Alan Dardik MD PhD, Yale University, New Haven, CT and VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems, West Haven, CT , Mark F. Conrad MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
 
3:00 pm
RR15. Genetic Correlates of Cognitive Change in Patients Undergoing Carotid Interventions
Elizabeth Hitchner1, Phoebe Liao1, Allyson Rosen1, Barton Lane1, Oliver Aalami2, Wei Zhou2
1Palo Alto Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto, CA; 2Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
 
3:05 pm
RR16. Symptom status and degree of ipsilateral stenosis determine whether contralateral stenosis increases the risk for carotid revascularization
Margriet Fokkema1, Philip P. Goodney2, April E. Nedeau3, Yvonne R. Baribeau4, Virendra I. Patel5, Frans L. Moll6, Gert Jan de Borst6, Marc L. Schermerhorn1
1Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; 2Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; 3Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, ME; 4New England Heart Institute, Manchester, NH; 5Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 6University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands.
 
3:10 pm
RR17. Predictors of 30-Day Readmission and Post-Discharge Mortality Following Carotid Endarterectomy in the ACS-NSQIP
Thomas Curran, Ruby C. Lo, Margriet Fokkema, Mark Wyers, Allen Hamdan, Elliot Chaikof, Marc L. Schermerhorn
Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.
 
3:15 pm
RR18. Carotid Duplex Findings in Patients with Acute Type A Dissection
Harleen K. Sandhu, Kristofer M. Charlton-Ouw, Ali Sawal, Samuel S. Leake, Ali Azizzadeh, Anthony L. Estrera, Hazim J. Safi, Sheila M. Coogan
Dept. of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX.
 
3:20 pm
RR19. Immediate and Long-term Outcome after Interposition of Vein Grafts for Arterial Repair in Civilian Extremity Trauma
Josef Klocker, Andreas Bertoldi, Bernhard Benda, Lukas Pellegrini, Olaf Gorny, Gustav Fraedrich
Vascular Surgery, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.
 
3:25 pm
RR20. Optimal Medical Management Reduces Mortality Following Vascular Surgery in New England
Randall R. De Martino1, Jens Eldrup-Jorgensen2, Brian Nolan1, David H. Stone1, Julie Adams3, Daniel J. Bertges3, Jack L. Cronenwett1, Philip P. Goodney1
1Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; 2Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME; 3University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.
 
3:30 pm
RR21. Factors Associated with HCAHPS Performance in Vascular Surgery Patients
Marlene T. O'Brien1, James C. Iannuzzi2, Steven A. Kahn3, Mark L. Gestring3, John R. Monson2, David L. Gillespie1
1Division of Vascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY; 2Surgical Health Outcomes & Research Enterprise (SHORE), University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; 3Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY.
 
3:35 pm
RR22. Implementing Toyota Production System Practices Improves Efficiency of Patient Care in an Academic Vascular Practice
Matthew W. Mell, Sridhar B. Seshadri, Tarina Kwong, Ronald L. Dalman
Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
 
3:40 pm
RR23. Functional Status of Elderly Adults before and after Interventions for Critical Limb Ischemia
Todd R. Vogel, Gregory F. Petroski, Robin L. Kruse
Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics, Columbia, MO.
 
3:45 pm
RR24. Improvement of walking distance by ramipril in patients with intermittent claudication is partly due to its ability to reduce arterial stiffness: results from a randomised controlled trial
Yousef Shahin1, John Cockcroft2, Ian Chetter1
1University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom; 2Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
 
3:50 pm
RR25. Exposure of femoral vessels using a lateral to sartorius muscle approach decreases deep groin wound infections in operations for peripheral arterial disease
Panos Kougias1, Neal R. Barshes1, Lorena Gonzalez2, Peter H. Lin2, George Pisimisis1, Carlos F. Bechara1
1Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey VAMC, Houston, TX; 2Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.
 
3:55 pm
RR26. Adaptation to Amputation: The Effect of Social Integration on Outcomes after Major Lower Extremity Amputation
Alexander T. Hawkins1, Anthony J. Pallangyo2, Ayesiga M. Herman2, Antonia J. Henry1, Maria J. Schaumeier1, Ann D. Smith1, Nathanael D. Hevelone1, Rachel Rifkin1, Elifuraha G. Maya2, David M. Crandell3, Louis L. Nguyen1
1Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center, Moshi, United Republic of Tanzania; 3Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA.
 
4:00 pm
RR27. SFA Intervention Surveillance: Where is the Benefit?
Joseph Wuamett, Jordan R. Sasson, Jamie Schwartz, Michael Dudkiewicz, John C. Lantis
Vascular Surgery, St. Lukes - Roosevelt Hospital Center, University Hospital of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY.
 
4:05 pm
RR28. Predictors of major amputation with patent bypass grafts
Ann D. Smith1, Maria J. Schaumeier2, Alexander T. Hawkins3, Nathanael D. Hevelone2, Louis L. Nguyen1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Center for Surgery and Public Health, Boston, MA; 3Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
 
4:10 pm
RR29. Long term outcomes and sac volume shrinkage after endovascular popliteal artery aneurysm repair
Michele Piazza1, Mirko Menegolo1, Alessandra Ferrari1, Joseph J. Ricotta2, Franco Grego1, Michele Antonello1
1Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Clinic, Padova University, Italy; 2NorthSide Heart and Vascular Institute, Atlanta, GA.
 
4:15 pm
RR30. Bone Marrow Aspirate Injection for Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia with Comparison to Patients Undergoing High Risk Bypass Grafts
Kristina A. Giles, Philip P. Goodney, Eva M. Rzucidlo, Daniel B. Walsh, Richard J. Powell
Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH.
 
4:20 pm
RR31. Anatomic findings and outcomes associated with arteriography and thrombolysis for acute finger ischemia
Arsalla Islam, Colston Edgerton, Jeanette S. Andrews, Matthew S. Edwards, Andrew Koman, Zhongyu Li, Matthew A. Corriere
Wake Forest School of Medicine, WInston-Salem, NC.
 
4:25 pm
RR32. Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis in Patients with Thoracic Outlet Symptoms
Samuel S. Ahn2, Travis J. Miller3, Julia F. Chen3, Sheena W. Chen3, Robert Feldtman1, William Hwang4
1DFW Vascular Group, Dallas, TX; 2University Vascular Associates, Los Angeles, CA; 3UTSW Medical School, Dallas, TX; 4Neurologist, Dallas, TX.
 
4:30 pm
RR33. CT-guided Reoperation for Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Joshua I. Greenberg1, Kristin Alix1, Mark Nehler1, Robert Johnston2, Charles Brantigan1
1Surgery, University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO; 2Diversified Radiology, Denver, CO.
 
4:35 pm
RR34. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with mortality and adverse vascular access outcomes in the ESRD population
Joy Walker, Jade S. Hiramoto, Philip Auyang, Hugh Alley, Michael Conte, David Lovett, Joseph Rapp, Christopher D. Owens
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.
​​5:00 pm 2013 Vascular Annual Meeting Adjourns
8:00 am – 5:30 ​pm

A1: SVS/STS/AATS Symposium: Advances and Controversies in the Contemporary Management of Complex Thoracoabdominal Aneurysmal Disease - Room 3009
(Separate Registration Fee Required)

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

  1. Review images and list options for imaging aneurysms
  2. Compare and contrast options for preservation of spinal cord function
  3. Describe technical aspects of both open and endovascular repair of Thoracoabdominal aneurysms
  4. Identify current and future treatment options in the arena of TEVAR including for aortic dissection
8:00 am - 10:00 am​ Thoracoabdominal 1
Moderators: Richard P. Cambria MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Lars Svensson MD PhD, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
8:00 am
Introduction
Lars Svensson MD PhD, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Roy K. Greenberg, MD, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
 
8:05 am
Aneurysm Genetics
John A. Elefteriades MD, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
 
8:18 am
The Aortic Wall
B. Timothy Baxter MD, Omaha Vascular Specialists, Omaha, NE
 
8:31 am
Imaging for Aneurysms and Dissections
Alan B. Lumsden MD, The Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX
 
8:44 am
Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms:  Indications for Repair
Ronald M. Fairman MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
 
8:57 am
Technical Considerations for Visceral Segment and Intercostal Reconstructions
Richard P. Cambria MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
 
9:10 am
Circulatory Adjuncts for TAAA Repair
Joseph S. Coselli MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
 
9:23 am
Hybrid Procedures for TAAA Repair - How Do They Compare With Open Surgery?
Richard L. McCann MD, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
 
9:36 am
The Use of CPB during TAA Repair
Douglas Johnston MD, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
9:48 am
Panel Discussion
​​10:00 am - 10:20 am Break - 3009 Foyer
10:20 am - Noon

Thoracoabdominal 2

Moderators: Mark A. Farber MD, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
Joseph Bavaria, MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

10:20 am
Current Status of Endovascular Branch Graft Treatment for TAAA
Gustavo Oderich MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

10:33 am
Home-Made, Off-The-Shelf Fenestrated and Branched Devices
Mark A. Farber MD, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
 
10:46 am
“Snorkels & Sandwiches” - Present and Future Roles
Jason T. Lee MD, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
 
10:59 am
Endovascular Challenges during TAAA Repair: Tips and Tricks
Stephan Haulon MD, Hospital Cardiologique, Lille, France
 
11:12 am
Video Presentation
Tehcniques for a 2 Branch, 2 Fenestration Device for a type III TAAA
Tara M. Mastracci MD, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
11:23 am
Spinal Cord Ischemia Following Open and Endo TAAA - Incidence and Management
Matthew J. Eagleton MD, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
11:36 am
Video Presentation
Techniques for a 4 Branch Device for a type II or III TAA
Timothy A. M. Chuter MD, University of California, San Francisco, CA
 
11:46 am
Panel Discussion
Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch in Exhibit Hall - Exhibit Hall
​1:00 pm - 3:10 pm

Acute Distal Dissection - Room 3009

Moderators: Joseph S. Coselli MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Christoph A. Nienaber MD, University Hospital Rostock, Rostock, Germany

1:00 pm
Aortic Dissection - Definitions and Classifications
TBD
 
1:13 pm
The Medical Management of the Acute Dissection Patient
Ravi R. Rajani MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
 
1:26 pm
Endovascular Treatment of Acute Complicated Dissection
Edward Y. Woo MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
 
1:39 pm
Stentgrafting an Acute Complicated Dissection
Joseph G. Lombardi MD, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
 
1:52 pm
Debate:  Medical Versus Endovascular Treatment of Uncomplicated Dissections
(6 minutes each, 4 minutes each for rebuttal and 2 minutes at the end for questions)
 
Pro Endovascular
Christoph A. Nienaber MD, University Hospital Rostock, Rostock, Germany
 
Pro Medical
Mark F. Fillinger MD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
 
2:15 pm
Elephant Trunk Grafts for Dissections: Fresh, Frozen and Reverse
Lars Svensson MD PhD, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
2:28 pm
Video Presentation
Iatrogenic Acute Retrograde Aortic Dissection Repair
Anthony L. Estrera MD, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
 
2:38 pm
Panel Discussion
​3:10 pm - 3:30 pm Break - 3009 Foyer
​3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Chronic Dissection and Training/Educations - Room 3009
Moderators: Ronald M. Fairman MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Anthony L. Estrera MD, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
 
3:30 pm
Endovascular Challenges with the Chronic Dissection Patient - Is It OK To Stop at the Celiac?
Manish Mehta MD, The Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
 
3:43 pm
Endovascular Branched Grafts for Chronic Dissection TAAA
Roy K. Greenberg MD, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
 
3:56 pm
Open Surgical Techniques for Treatment of Chronic Dissection TAAA
Joseph Bavaria MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
 
4:09 pm
Debate:  Chronic Distal Dissections Should Be Managed with Endovascular Grafts vs. Open Surgery
(6 minutes each, 4 minutes each for rebuttal and 2 minutes at the end for questions)
 
Pro Endovascular Grafts
Christopher J. Kwolek MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
 
Pro Open Surgery
Anthony L. Estrera MD, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
 
4:32 pm
Video Presentation
Endovascular Repair of Chronic Dissection TAAA
Matthew J. Eagleton MD, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
4:42 pm
Panel Discussion
 
4:55 pm
How We Will We Optimally Train Future Cardiac Surgeons to Manage Aortic Disease
Joseph Bavaria, MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
 
5:08 pm
We Will We Optimally Train Future Vascular Surgeons to Manage Aortic Disease
Richard P. Cambria MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
 
5:21 pm
Is There a Place for a 0-5 (Gen Surg/Vasc Surg) +2 (Cardiac Surg) Program?
John F. Eidt MD, Greenville Health System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC
​5:30 pm SVS/STS/AATS Symposium Adjourns
 

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