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 Thursday, May 30

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

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

BREAKFAST SESSIONS

B1: Endovascular Treatment of Acute Aortic Syndromes - Room 3018/20
 
At the end of this session, participants should be able to: 

  1. Analyze the challenges they will face in their institution when setting up an acute aortic program.
  2. Integrate endovascular aneurysm repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms into their clinical armamentarium.
  3. Evaluate patients with traumatic thoracic aortic injuries to determine the best approach to their management.
  4. Formulate an endovascular strategy for the treatment of patients with Type B aortic dissections.
  5. Assemble the requisite health provider team, facilities and instrumentation to have a successful acute aortic program.
Moderators: Kim J. Hodgson MD, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL
William D. Jordan Jr. MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
    
6:30 am
Setting Up an Acute Aortic Program
Kim J. Hodgson MD, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL
 
6:45 am
EVAR for Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
William D. Jordan Jr. MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
 
7:00 am
TEVAR for Traumatic Thoracic Injuries
Ali Azizzadeh MD, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX
 
7:15 am
TEVAR for Type B Aortic Dissections
Rodney A. White MD, Harbor UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
 
7:30 am
Panel Discussion

B2: Radiation Safety for the Vascular Surgeon: Protecting Your Patients, Your Staff and Yourself - Room 3014/16
 
At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  1. Compare the difference between radiation field (exposure), surface exposure, absorbed dose, equivalent dose and effective dose.
     a. Understand the difference between a Sievert and Gray (Gy).
  2. Discuss major factors affecting radiation injury, including dose and time, modes of operation and position of the image intensifier, continuous versus pulsed fluoroscopy, field of view, distance, scatter and cumulative prior exposure.
  3. Explain deterministic effects of ionizing radiation, and the threshold doses and time of onset for early and late adverse effects.
  4. List the IRCP (International Commission for Radiation Protection) recommendations for clinical follow-up after skin doses > 3 Gy.
  5. Employ a Radiation Safety Checklist.
  6. List 10 key steps to reduce radiation exposure to patient and medical personnel while maximizing image quality.
  7. Report the safety and radiation exposure measurement features that are available from several common manufacturers of fluoroscopic imaging equipment.
Moderators:  Joseph L. Mills MD, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Marc E. Mitchell MD, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
 
6:30 am
History of Radiation Use in Medicine and Basic Radiation Physics
Amy B. Reed MD, Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute, Hershey, PA
 
6:45 am
Basics of Radiation Injury and Prevention
Erica L. Mitchell MD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
 
7:00 am
Practical Tips for the Vascular Surgeon to Limit Radiation Exposure
Melissa L. Kirkwood MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
 
7:15 am
Summary of Simple Steps to Reduce Radiation Dose and Obtain Quality Images
Joseph L. Mills MD, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
 
7:30 am
Panel Discussion
 
B3: Economics 101: Achieving Balance between Practice Expenses, Income and Future Employment Options - Room 3022/24
 
At the end of this session, participants should be able to:    
  1. Identify ways to reduce practice expenses and increase practice efficiency.
  2. Evaluate methods to increase practice income and expand practice menus.
  3. Apply knowledge of RVUs during compensation negotiations.
  4. Review best practices of hospital negotiations.
Moderators: Richard A. Lynn MD FACS RPVI, Vascular Laboratory of the Palm Beaches, West Palm Beach, FL
Robert A. McCready MD, Indiana University Health, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

6:30 am
How to Reduce Expenses and Increase Practice Efficiency
Clifford M. Sales MD MBA, The Cardiovascular Care Group, Westfield, NJ
 
6:45 am
How to Increase Income and Expand Your Practice Menu
Russell H. Samson MD, Mote Vascular Foundation and Sarasota Vascular Specialists, Sarasota, FL
 
7:00 am
How to Know Your True Worth (RVU)
Bhagwan Satiani MD MBA, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
 
7:15 am
Hospital Negotiations – Lessons Learned and Weighing Your Options
Margaret Dunn MD MBA, Wright State Physicians, Dayton, OH
 
7:30 am
Panel Discussion
6:30 am – 8:00 am​ General Surgery Resident Program Breakfast - Room 3011
(see Fellow/General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Education Program for more details)
​6:30 am – 8:00 am Medical Student (MS1/MS2) Program Breakfast - Room 3008 
(see Fellow/General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Education Program for more details)
6:30 am – 8:00 am​ Medical Student (MS3/MS4) Program Breakfast - Room 3009
(see Fellow/General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Education Program for more details)
​8:00 am – 8:30 am Opening Ceremony - Room 3000
Introductory Videos
SVS Historical Video featuring Vascular Surgeon Leaders
SVS 2012 - 2013 Accomplishments
 
SVS Presidential Welcome
Peter Gloviczki MD, SVS President
 
Introduction of:
SVS Board of Directors
SVS Executive Committee
SVS Annual Meeting Program Committee
SVS Honorary Members
SVS International Chapters and Presidents
SVS International Scholarship Recipients
2012 Distinguished Fellows
8:30 am - 10:00 am​

S1: William J. von Liebig Forum - 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: Richard P. Cambria MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Roy K. Greenberg, MD, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
 
8:30 am
SS1. Post-Discharge Outcomes after Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Prateek K. Gupta1, Travis L. Engelbert1, Bala Ramanan2, Xiang Fang2, Dai Yamanouchi1, John R. Hoch1, Charles W. Acher1
1Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI; 2Creighton University, Omaha, NE.
 
8:44 am
SS2. A Propensity-Matched Comparison of Fenestrated EVAR and Open Surgical Repair of Complex Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Maxime Raux1, Virendra I. Patel2, Frederic Cochennec1, Shankha Mukhopadhyay2, Pascal Desgranges1, Richard P. Cambria2, Jean-Pierre Becquemin1, Glenn M. LaMuraglia2
1Henri Mondor Hospital, Creteil, France; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
 
8:58 am
Video Presentation
 
9:08 am
SS3. Aortic Remodeling After Endovascular Treatment of Complicated Type B Aortic Dissection Using a Composite Device Design: A Report from the STABLE Trial
Joseph V. Lombardi1, Richard P. Cambria2, Christoph Nienaber3, Roberto Chiesa4, Omkee Teebken5, Anthony Lee6, Peter Mossop7, Stéphan Haulon8, Qing Zhou9, Feiyi Jia9
1Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, boston, MA; 3University Hospital Rostock, Rostock, Germany; 4Hospital San Raffaele, Milano, Italy; 5Hanover Medical School, Hannover, Germany; 6Christine E Lynn Heart and Vascular Institute, Boca Raton, FL; 7St vincent's Hosptal, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; 8Chirurgie Vasculaire, Hospital Cardiologique, CHRU de Lille, Lille, France; 9Med Institutel, West Lafayette, IN.
 
9:22 am
SS4. Anatomical feasibility of off-the-shelf fenestrated stent-grafts to treat juxtarenal and pararenal abdominal aortic aneurysms
Bernardo Mendes, Gustavo S. Oderich, Stephen Cha, Audra A. Duncan, Manju Kalra, Mark Fleming, Peter Gloviczki, Thanila Macedo, Thomas C. Bower
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
 
SVS FOUNDATION RESIDENT RESEARCH PRIZE PAPER

9:36 am
SS5. Smooth Muscle Cells from Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms are Unique and Can Independently and Synergistically Degrade Insoluble Elastin
Nathan D. Airhart, Bernard Brownstein, William Schierding, Perren Cobb, Batool Arif, Terri Ennis, Robert Thompson, John A. Curci
Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
10:00 am - 10:30 am​

​E1: John Homans Lecture - Room 3000

Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome: Clinical Implications in Vascular Surgery

At the end of this lecture, participants should be able to:
  1. Define multiple organ dysfunction syndrome.
  2. Name clinical situations that might be expected to cause this syndrome.
  3. Identify etiologic variables that can lead to development of this process.
  4. List treatment modalities to mitigate this process.
  5. Adjust their clinical practice to minimize the development of multiple organ dysfunction.
10:00 am
Introduction
Peter Gloviczki MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
 
10:05 am
Lecture
Larry H. Hollier MD FACS FACC FRCS (Eng), Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
​10:30 am - Noon

F1: E. Stanley Crawford Critical Issues Forum - Room 3000
From Discovery to Vascular Intervention

Moderator: Julie Ann Freischlag MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore MD

10:30 am
Introduction
 
Carotid Artery Disease
 
At the end of this segment, participants should be able to:
  1. Identify which patients with asymptomatic carotid artery disease are at greatest risk of stroke and therefore warrant intervention.
  2. Determine the most reliable methods to identify the potentially unstable asymptomatic carotid plaque.
  3. Evaluate potential benefits and risks of proposed new technology and techniques in the management of carotid occlusive disease.

10:35 am
The Future of Care for Carotid Occlusive Disease
Brajesh K. Lal MD, University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, MD

10:45 am
Contemporary Evidence-Based Approach to Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Disease 
Bruce A. Perler MD, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Peripheral Vascular Disease

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

  1. Appraise the most recent pre-clinical scientific advances that will lead to the next generation of enhancements in the area of cell-based therapy for critical limb ischemia.
  2. Define critical limb ischemia (CLI): the need for a new classification system of chronic lower limb ischemia (Wound, Ischemia and Foot Infection - WIFI).
  3. Summarize current indications for and results of open bypass and infrainguinal occlusive disease (evidence-based).

10:55 am
Stem Cell Therapy for Critical Limb Ischemia: Understanding Cell Activation and Angiogenic Signals
Omaida C. Velazquez MD, University of Miami, Miami, FL

11:05 am
Current Status of Open and Endovascular Options for Treatment of Severe Chronic Lower Extremity Ischemia
Joseph L. Mills MD, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

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

  1. Summarize ongoing trials in humans of potential medical therapies to inhibit AAA growth.
  2. Describe the different technological approaches to excluding aneurysm flow exemplified by the different endografts.
  3. Identify the remaining anatomic and technological barriers to effective and durable endovascular AAA treatment.

11:15 am
Aortic Aneurysms: Is there a Potential for a Medical Cure?
Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr. MD, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

11:25 am
Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair:  How Failure Became Success
Linda M. Reilly MD, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

11:35 am
Panel Discussion

​Noon - 6:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open - Exhibit Hall
​Noon - 1:20 pm Lunch in Exhibit Hall - Exhibit Hall
Noon - 6:30 pm​ ​​Poster Set Up - Exhibit Hall
​1:20 pm - 2:30 pm

​S2: SVS Plenary 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: R. Clement Darling, III MD, The Vascular Group, Albany, NY
Manish Mehta MD, The Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany Medical College, Albany, NYManish Mehta MD, The Institute for Vascular Health & Disease, Albany, NY
 
1:20 pm
SS6. Five years results of aortic arch debranching
Paola De Rango2, Ciro Ferrer1, Carlo Coscarella1, Gioele Simonte2, Enrico Cieri2, Luca Farchioni2, Fabio Verzini2, Gianbattista Parlani2, Piergiorgio Cao1
1Vascular Surgery, Hospital S Camillo Forlanini, Rome, Italy; 2Vascular and Endovascular Surgery; University of Perugia, Hospital S.M.Misericordia, Perugia, Italy.
 
1:34 pm
SS7. Eligibility for Endovascular Repair of Short Neck Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Tina M. Morrison1, Clark A. Meyer1, Mark F. Fillinger2, Ron M. Fairman3, Marc H. Glickman4, Richard P. Cambria5, Mark A. Farber6, Thomas C. Naslund7, Peter S. Fail8, James R. Elmore9, Rodney A. White10; Carlo A. Dall’Olmo11; David M. Williams12
1Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD; 2Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; 3University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA; 4Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA; 5Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 6University of North Carolina Medical Center, Chapel Hill, NC; 7Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN; 8Cardiovascular Institute of the South, Houma, LA; 9Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA; 10Harbor UCLA Medical Center; Los Angeles, CA; 11Michigan Vascular Center, Flint, MI; 12University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
 
1:48 pm
Video Presentation
VS2. Percutaneous endovascular repair of aortoiliac aneurysm using Iliac Branch Device
Mateus P. Correa, Gustavo S. Oderich
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
 
1:58 pm
SS8. The First 100 Late EVAR Explants: Largest Single Center Experience
Eric J. Turney, Sean Steenberge, Sean Lyden, Matthew Eagleton, Sunita Srivastava, Timur Sarac, Rebecca Kelso, Daniel Clair
Vascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.
 
2:12 pm
SS9. COL3A1 gene mutation predicts arterial involvement and prognosis in Vascular Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
Sherene Shalhub1, Nazli McDonnel2, Alana C. Cecchi1, Ali Azizzadeh1, Kristofer M. Charlton-Ouw1, James Black3, Reed Pyeritz4, Anthony L. Estrera1, Hazim Safi1, Dianna Milewicz1
1Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX; 2National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, MD; 3Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; 4University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.
​2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Roy Greenberg Distinguished Lecture - Room 3000
New Frontiers, New Solutions? Lessons Learned from Training with a Pioneer

2:30 pm
Introduction
Peter Gloviczki MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
 
2:35 pm
Lecture
Stephan Haulon MD, PhD, Hôpital Cardiologique, CHRU Lille, France
​3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Awards Ceremony - Room 3000

SVS Foundation Awards
Richard P. Cambria MD, SVS Foundation Chair

SVS AwardsPeter Gloviczki MD, SVS President

        Women’s Leadership Training Grant
        Medal for Innovation in Vascular Surgery
        Lifetime Achievement Award

 

 

​3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Coffee Break - Exhibit Hall
​4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

S3: SVS Plenary Session III - 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: John J. Ricotta MD FACS, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
Eva M. Rzucidlo MD, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
 
4:00 pm
SS10. Gender differences after carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and carotid artery stenting (CAS) in the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Registry® (SVS-VR)
Jeffrey Jim1, Ellen D. Dillavou2, Gilbert R. Upchurch3, Nicholas H. Osborne4, Christopher T. Kenwood5, Flora S. Siami5, Rodney A. White6, Joseph J. Ricotta7
1Washington Unversity School of Medicine, St Louis, MO; 2University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA; 3University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; 4University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI; 5New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA; 6Harbor-UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; 7Northside Heart and Vascular Institute, Atlanta, GA.
 
4:14 pm
SS11. Progression of carotid artery stenosis is associated with the occurrence of subsequent ipsilateral ischemic events and stroke: results from the ACSRS study
Stavros K. Kakkos, Ioanna Charalambous, Michael M. Sabetai, Maura B. Griffin, Niki Georgiou, George Geroulakos, Gregory C. Makris, Andrew N. Nicolaides
Academic Vascular Surgery, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom.
 
4:28 pm
Invited Research Summary
SS12. Cryptogenic Stroke and Carotid Disease: The Need for a Paradigm ShiftCarotid
Thomas S. Hatsukami MD, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA
 
4:42 pm
SS13. Natural History of Asymptomatic Severe Carotid Artery Stenosis
Mark F. Conrad, Shankha Mukhopadhyay, Michael J. Michalczyk, Arissa Opalacz, Glenn M. LaMuraglia, Richard P. Cambria
Vascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
 
4:56 pm
Video Presentation
VS3. Novel Carotid Reconstruction Technique
Mario Avila
Northwest Medical Cardiac & Vascular Center, Margate, FL.
 
5:06 pm
SS14. Predictors and consequences of unplanned hospital readmission within 30 days of carotid endarterectomy
Karen J. Ho1, Arin L. Madenci2, James T. McPhee3, Marcus E. Semel1, Louis L. Nguyen1, C. K. Ozaki1, Michael Belkin1
1Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, MA; 2University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI; 3Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA.
​5:30 pm - 6:30 pm ​Opening Reception - Exhibit Hall
​7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

​SVS PAC Reception
San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Nob Hill C Room
Members of Congress invited

SVS Women’s Leadership Committee/SVS Diversity & Inclusion Committee Reception
San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Nob Hill A/B Room
Co-sponsored by the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society (PVSS)

​7:00 pm

Individual Alumni and Committee Receptions - San Francisco Marriott Marquis

Alumni Receptions

BIDMC Alumni Reception
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Foothill B Room
 
Cleveland Clinic Alumni Reception
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Pacific F Room
 
Emory Vascular Alumni Reception
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Pacific C Room
 
Johns Hopkins Alumni Reception
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Pacific E Room
 
Mayo Clinic Alumni Reception
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Pacific B Room
 
Penn Vascular Alumni Reception
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Pacific H Room
 
Stanford Vascular Surgery Alumni Reception
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Pacific A Room
 
UCLA Alumni Reception
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm, San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Pacific I Room
 
University of Washington Alumni and Friends Reception
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Pacific J Room
 
WUSTL Alumni Reception
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Foothill G2 Room

 

 

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