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 International Forum

Wednesday, June 4, Room 312 
4-6 p.m.

All events take place in the Hynes Convention Center unless otherwise noted.
4:00 p.m. Predicing mortality after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: The United Kingdom aneurysm risk model
G.K. Ambler, M.S. Gohel, J.R. Boyle, Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust , Cambridge, United Kingdom,  D.C. Mitchell, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom

Discussant: Philip P. Goodney, MD, MS, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

4:10 p.m. Clinical outcome and morphological determinants of mural thrombus in abdominal aortic endografts
N. Oliveira, F. Bastos Gonçalves, S. Hoeks, S. Ten Raa, E. Rouwet, J. Hendriks, H. Verhagen, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands, F.L. Moll, Utrecht University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Discussant: Christopher J. Abularrage, MD, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 

4:20 p.m. Contemporary comparison of aortic arch repair by endovascular and open surgery
P. Cao, C. Ferrer, C. Coscarella, G. Pogany, A. Montalto, Department of Vascular Surgery, Hospital S. Camillo Forlanini, Rome, Italy, F. Musumeci, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Hospital S. Camillo Forlanini, Rome, Italy, P. De Rango, F. Verzini, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery; University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

Discussant: Frank R. Arko, MD, Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, Charlotte, NC

4:30 p.m. International scholars recognition

Jo Krysa, MD, New Zealand
Mentor:  Wei Zhou, MD, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA

Jose Leite, MD, Brazil
Mentor:  Sateesh Babu, MD, Westchester Medical Center, Hawthorne, NY

Yamume Tshomba, MD, Italy
Mentor:  Manju Kalra, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Ilkka Uurto, MD, Finland
Mentor:  Rabih Chaer, MD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

4:40 p.m. Finite element models with patient specific wall strength estimations improve growth predictions of abdominal aortic aneurysms
J. Roy, M. Lindquist Liljeqvist, R. Hultgren, Karolinska Institute/Hospital, C. Gasser, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Discussant: Mark F. Fillinger, MD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

4:50 p.m. Renal volume analysis following endovascular and open aneurysm repair
T. Martin Gonzalez, A. Hertault, B. Maurel-Desanlis, J. Sobocinski, M. Le Roux, R. Spear, R. Azzaoui, S. Haulon, Hôpital Cardiologique, CHRU Lille, Lille CEDEX, France

Discussant: Virendra I. Patel, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

5:00 p.m. Inflammatory response and renal function following TEVAR
K.G. Moulakakis, C.N. Antonopoulos, G.S. Sfyroeras, J. Kakisis, A. Papapetrou, C.D. Liapis,  Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Greece, Athens, Greece, M. Alepaki, P. Karakitsos, Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Athens, Greece

Discussant: Rodney A. White, MD, Harbor UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

5:10 p.m. Custom-made versus off-the-shelf multi-branched endografts for endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
T. Bisdas, K.P. Donas, M. Bosiers, G. Torsello, M. Austermann, St. Franziskus Hospital and University Clinic of Muenster, Muenster, Germany

Discussant: Benjamin W. Starnes ,MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 

5:20 p.m. Endovascular repair of aortoiliac aneurysms: Concurrent comparison between hypogastric artery interruption  bell-bottom and sandwich techniques
A.C. Lobato, L. Camacho-Lobato, Vascular Surgery, Sao Paulo Vascular &  Endovascular Surgery Institute, D.F. Colli , Santa Catarina Hospital, R.G. Nascimento, F. Miranda, Escola Paulista de Medicina, G.V. Meirelles, PUC Campinas University, Campinas, M.P. Cury, Sao Luiz Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Discussant: Carlos H. Timaran, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

5:30 p.m. Fenestrated and branched stent-grafting for post-dissection thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
E.L. Verhoeven, K. Oikonomou, A. Katsargyris, Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Klinikum Nürnberg Süd , W. Ritter, Department of Radiology, Klinikum Nürnberg Süd, Nuremberg, Germany

Discussant: Tara M. Mastracci, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

5:40 p.m. Aortic diameter changes after thoracic endovascular aortic repair for Stanford Type B dissections:  Midterm results of single center  
W. Guo, Minghong Zhang, PLA General Hospital, Beijing , China

Discussant: Mark A. Farber , MD, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC

5:50 p.m. Results of aberrant right subclavian artery aneurysms repair: Acontemporary multi-center experience
F. Verzini,  G. Isernia, G. Simonte, D. Loschi, P. De Rango, Vascular Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy, C. Ferrer, P. Cao, Department of Vascular Surgery, Hospital S. Camillo Forlanini, Rome, Italy, Italy, S. Trimarchi, V. Rampoldi, Thoracic Aortic Research Center, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan, Milan, Italy,  G. Piffaretti, Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Insubria, Circolo University Teaching Hospital, Varese, Italy, M. Ferri, E. Ferrero, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, Mauriziano Umberto I  Hospital, Turin, Italy, M. Gargiulo, E. Gallitto, Department of Vascular Surgery, Policlinico S. Orsola-Malpighi, Alma Mater Studiorum, Bologna University, Bologna, Italy, N. Tusini, E. Vecchiati, Vascular Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera di Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Discussant: Timothy A. M. Chuter, MD, University of California, San Francisco, CA

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