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 Saturday, June 7th

All events take place in the Hynes Convention Center unless otherwise noted.

6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
B7: The Vascular Surgeon in Elective Multispecialty Operations, Room 302
At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  1. Coordinate and plan vascular procedures in elective multispecialty operations
  2. Formulate a treatment approach to retroperitoneal tumors with vessel involvement 
  3. Review the key points of spine exposure 
  4. Integrate neck anatomy as it relates to cancer surgery and how to choose carotid interventions  Describe common vascular exposures and reconstructions needed with orthopedic surgery
Moderators: Jean M. Panneton MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Thomas C. Bower MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN
6:30 am
Vascular surgery for Retroperitoneal Tumors                    
William J. Quinones-Baldrich MD, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

6:45 am
Exposure for Complex Spine Surgery                          
Margaret Clarke Tracci MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

7:00 am
Vascular Interventions for Head and Neck Cancer             
Jean M. Panneton MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

7:15 am
Combined Vascular and Orthopedic Reconstructions          
Audra A. Duncan MDThomas C. Bower MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN

7:30 am 
Panel Discussion
B8: Opportunities to Improve the Outcomes of Patients with Acute Aortic Syndrome​s, Ballroom C, Level 3
At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  1. Analyze the opportunities present in their own institution to improve the processes of care for patients with acute aortic syndromes.
  2. Assemble the requisite health provider team, facilities, and instrumentation to have a successful acute aortic program. 
  3. Determine the suitability of patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms for endovascular repair and plan the conduct of that repair.  
  4. ​Evaluate patients with traumatic thoracic aortic injuries to determine their suitability for endovascular repair.
  5. Formulate a corrective action plan for continued malperfusion despite endograft deployment over a Type B dissection entry tear.1.
Moderators: Alan B. Lumsden MD, The Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX
Benjamin W. Starnes MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Kim J. Hodgson MD, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL

6:30 am
The Rationale and Process for Development of an Acute Aortic Center             
Manish Mehta MD, The Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

6:45 am
Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms – When and How To Do It      
Kim J. Hodgson MD, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL

TEVAR for Type B Dissections - What Next When Endograft Deployment Doesn’t Correct Malperfusion
Benjamin W. Starnes MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

7:15 am
TEVAR for Thoracic Aortic Trauma or Rupture - Is Open Repair Obsolete?
Alan B. Lumsden MD, The Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX

7:30 am
Panel Discussion

B9: Closure and Arterial Access Conundrums, Room 304/306 
At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the current utility of percutaneous techniques during large vessel access, especially during EVAR/TEVAR.
  2. Discuss the approach to radial artery access and the potential utilization for peripheral intervention.
  3. Identify when the transapical or antegrade approach to TEVAR may be preferred.
  4. Explain how to approach and when to consider the pedal arteries for primary interventional access.
  5. Evaluate alternative access sites for intervention and how to manage closure.
Moderators: Jean E. Starr MD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH Brian G. DeRubertis MD, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

6:30 am
Current Status of Large Vessel Closure
Peter R. Nelson MD, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

6:45 am
Is the Transradial Approach Feasible for Peripheral Intervention? 
Jean E. Starr MD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

Pearls for Tranapical/Antegrade Approach for TEVAR
Shawn MacDonald MD, University British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

7:15 am
Pedal Access…Should we use it More Often? 

7:30 am
Closure Considerations for Unusual Approaches
Rumi Faizer MD, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

7:45 am
Panel Discussion
6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
SVS Leadership Roundtable: Breaking Through Ethnic and Gender Biases to Become a More Effective Leader*, Room 210

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  1. Review the differences in ethnicities and genders that may affect our interactions with our colleagues, trainees, support staff, and patients. 
  2. Identify challenging situations that may arise from differences in ethnicities and genders.
  3. Analyze different leadership styles to deal with the above mentioned challenging situations.
  4. Develop techniques for a more collaborative and productive work environment.

Moderator: Robyn Macsata MD, VAMC, Washington DC

6:30 am
Successfully Hiring International Medical Graduates (IMGs) for Vascular Surgery Residency and Fellowship Training Programs: What Works, What Doesn’t Work?
Guillermo Escobar MD, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
Mark Nehler MD, University of Colorado, Denver CO
Apostolos Tassiopoulos MD, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY

7:00 am
How to Successfully Change Xenophobia into Cultural Diversity and Understanding?
Fernando Joglar MD, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
Ageliki Vouyouka MD, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
Jonathan Woodson MD, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Care Affairs, Washington DC
Luis Sanchez, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 
Anil Hingorani MD, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

7:30 am
Is Gender Still an Issue?
Palma Shaw MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Buffalo NY
Vivian Gahtan MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Buffalo NY
Ruth Bush MD, Texas A&M Medical Center, Bryan TX
*This Program is not eligible for CME.

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
F3: Beyond the Journal of Vascular Surgery®: “Top Ten” Papers Relevant to Vascular Surgery, Ballroom A/B, Level 3
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
Gregory L. Moneta MD, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR

8:05 am
1. Tobacco Control and the Reduction in Smoking-Related Premature Deaths in the United States, 1964-2012
JAMA 2014;311(2):164-171
Presentation and Discussion by: Ankur Chandra MD, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

8:10 am
2. Comparison of global estimates of prevalence and risk factors for peripheral artery disease in 2000 and 2010: A systematic review and analysis
Lancet 2013;382:1329 - 1340
Presentation and Discussion by: Jeannie Wong MD, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 

8:15 am
3. Meta-analysis of secure randomized controlled trials of b -blockade to prevent perioperative death in non-cardiac surgery
Heart BMJ 2013;0:1-9
Presentation and Discussion by: Andres Schanzer MD MPH, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA 

8:20 am
4. Doxycycline for Stabilization of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Annals of Internal Medicine 2013;159(12): 815 -823
Presentation and Discussion by: B. Timothy Baxter MD, Omaha Vascular Specialists, Omaha, NE

8:25 am
5. Surveillance Intervals for Small Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
JAMA 2013;309(8): 806 -813
Presentation and Discussion by: Elliot L. Chaikof MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

8:30 am 

8:40 am
Non-Selected Papers
Vikram S. Kashyap MD, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

8:43 am
6. Stenting and Medical Therapy for Atherosclerotic Renal-Artery Stenosis
New England Journal of Medicine 2014; 370: 13-22
Presentation and Discussion by: Vikram S. Kashyap MD, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

8:48 am
7. Endovascular Repair of Type B Aortic Dissection Long-term Results of the Randomized Investigation of Stent Grafts in Aortic Dissection Trial
Circulation 2013;6:407-416
Presentation and Discussion by: Zachary M. Arthurs MD, Brooke Medical Center, San Antonio, TX

8: 53 am
8. Endovascular Repair Versus Open Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Ann Surg 2013;258: 248–256
Presentation and Discussion by: Matthew J. Eagleton MD, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

8:58 am
9. Endovascular or open repair strategy for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: 30 day outcomes from IMPROVE randomised trial
BMJ 2014;348:f7661
Presentation and Discussion by: Matthew J. Eagleton MD, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

9: 03 am
10. Oral Apixaban for the Treatment of Acute Venous Thromboembolism
New England Journal of Medicine 2013;369:799-808
Presentation and Discussion by: Karen Woo MD, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

9:08 am
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Coffee Break
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Vascular Live, Exhibit Hall C
Advanced Imaging Tools in the Hybrid OR
Marc Schermerhorn, MD, and Lars Stangenberg, MD
Vascular Live presentations are not part of the ACCME accredited portion of the Vascular Annual Meeting.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
S6: SVS Plenary Session VI, Ballroom A/B, Level 3
Moderators: Bruce A. Perler, MD, Mark H. Meissner, MD
10:00 a.m.
SS25. Participation in the Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI) Is Associated with Improved Perioperative Medication Use and Longer Patient Survival
Randall R. DeMartino, Jens Eldrup-Jorgensen, Andrew W. Hoe, Adam W. Beck, John W. Hallett, Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr., Jack L. Cronenwet, Philip P. Goodney
10:14 a.m.
VS6. Transvenous Embolization of High-Flow Arteriovenous Malformations with a Dominant Outflow Vein
Allan M. Conway, Jennifer Drury, Robert Rosen
10:24 a.m.
SS26. Civilian/Military Collaboration in the Management of Military Vascular Trauma: A 10-Year Report of the SVS Volunteer Program
David L. Gillespie,  Kenneth J. Cherry,  Thomas Evans,  Raul Corpus,  Todd Rasmussen
10:38 a.m.
SS27. Outcomes of 102 Patients Treated with Segmental Inferior Vena Cava Resection and Graft Replacement for Malignant Disease
Thomas C. Bower, Bernardo C. Mendes, Barbara J. Toomey, Peter Gloviczki, Stephen S. Cha, Audra A. Duncan, Manju Kalra, Gustavo S. Oderich, Mark D. Fleming, Randall R. De Martino, Kenneth J. Cherry, David M. Nagorney
11:00 a.m. – Noon
F4: Poster Runoff: Championship Round, Ballroom A/B, Level 3
Moderators: Peter F. Lawrence, MD, Melina R. Kibbe, MD 
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch in Exhibit Hall C & D, Level 2
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Vascular Surgery Trainee Luncheon, Room 309 
(see Fellow/Resident/Student program for more details​)
1:00 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.
R1: Rapid Paced Paper Session I, Ballroom A/B, Level 3
Moderators: Benjamin W. Starnes, MD, Jason T. Lee, MD
1:00 p.m.
RR1. A Propensity-Adjusted Analysis of Open and Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Repair for Chronic Type B Dissection: A 20-Year Evaluation
Guido H. van Bogerijen, Himanshu J. Patel, David M. Williams, Bo Yang,  Narasimham L. Dasika, Jonathan L. Eliason, G.M. Deeb
1:05 p.m.
RR2. Benefit of EndoAnchors in Endovascular Aneurysm Repair: Analysis by Indication for Use
Jean-Paul de Vries, Manish Mehta, Kenneth Ouriel, William Jordan
1:10 p.m.
RR3. Disease Progression in Patients with Moderate Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis: Development of a Risk Prediction Model
Caitlin W. Hicks, Joseph K. Canner, Isibor Arhuidese, Eric Schneider, Umair Qazi, Katherine Talbott, Christopher J. Abularrage, Julie Ann Freischlag, Bruce A. Perler, Mahmoud B. Malas
1:15 p.m.
RR4. Five-Year Survival Among Medicare Beneficiaries over Age 80 Undergoing Asymptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy
Marcus E. Semel,  Thomas T. Tsai,  Edward A. McGillicuddy,  C. Keith Ozaki,  Ashish K. Jha,  Michael Belkin
1:20 p.m.
RR5. Thirty-Day Neurologic Improvement Is Associated with Early vs. Delayed Carotid Endarterectomy in Symptomatic Patients
Emiliano Chisci, Clara Pigozzi, Nicola Troisi, Leonardo Ercolini, Enrico Barbanti, Franco Passuello, Pierfrancesco Frosini, Eugenio Romano, Abele Lenzi, Molisso Antonio, Luciana Tramacere, Massimo Cincotta,  Alessandra Borgheresi,  Gaetano Zaccara,  Mario Cecchi,  Stefano Michelagnoli
1:25 p.m.
RR6. High-Risk Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) Beyond the SAPPHIRE Trial and Development of a Risk Index to Define Patients at Risk for Adverse Outcomes After CEA,from the Vascular Study Group of New England (VSGNE)
Lindsay Gates, Robert Botta, Felix Schlosser, Brian W. Nolan, Philip P. Goodney, Margriet Fokkema, Marc L. Schermerhorn, Jeffrey E. Indes
1:30 p.m.
RR7. Long-Term Analysis of California Hospital Discharges Suggests Gender Differences in Survival and Ischemic Stroke Rates in Asymptomatic Patients Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Stenting (CAS)
David L. Ku, Natalia N. Egorova, Eugene A. Sosunov, Joseph Song, Alan Moskowitz, Michael L. Marin, Peter L. Faries, Ageliki G. Vouyouka
1:35 p.m.
RR8. An Updated Report on 30-Day Outcomes After Carotid Revascularization in the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Registry (SVS-VR)®
Jeffrey Jim, Manju Kalra, Gregory J. Landry, Julio C. Vasquez, Darren B. Schneider, Christopher T. Kenwood, Flora S. Siami, Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr.

1:40 p.m.
RR9. Prediction of Spinal Cord Ischemia After TEVAR
Salvatore Scali, Keisin Wang, Robert J. Feezor, Catherine K. Chang, Alyson L. Waterman, Scott A. Berceli, Thomas S. Huber,  Adam W. Beck
1:45 p.m.
RR10. Adverse Outcomes Associated with Bleeding Complications in Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Travis L. Engelbert, Martha Wynn, Charles W. Acher

1:50 p.m.
RR11. A Policy of Routine Cardiac Stress Testing Prior to Vascular Surgery Adds Limited Value to Clinical Risk Stratification
Benjamin S. Brooke, Daniel M. Ihnat, Ahmed Abou-Zamzam, Magdiel Trinidad, Larry S. Kraiss
1:55 p.m.
RR12. The Impact of a Hospitalist Co-Management Service on Vascular Surgery Inpatient Outcomes
Rami O. Tadros, Rajesh Malik, Alan Briones, Ageliki G. Vouyouka, Erin Gabriel, Andrew Dunn, Michael L. Marin, Peter L. Faries

2:00 p.m.
RR13. Impact of Acute Post-Operative Limb Ischemia Following Cardiac and Thoracic Aortic Surgery
Scott M. Damrauer, Nimesh Desai, Xingmei Wang, Grace J. Wang, Benjamin M. Jackson, Edward Y. Woo, Joseph E. Bavaria, Ronald M. Fairman
2:05 p.m.
RR27. Duplex Ultrasound Diagnosis of Failing Stent Grafts Placed for Occlusive Disease
Douglas A. Troutman, Nicholas J. Madden, Matthew J. Dougherty, Keith D. Calligaro
2:05 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
L1: Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Session, Ballroom A/B, Level 3
Moderators: Benjamin W. Starnes, MD, Jason T. Lee, MD
2:10 p.m.
L1: Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Impairs Cognitive Function: Preliminary Results of the ACCOF Study
Brajesh K. Lal, Moira C. Dux, Siddhartha Sikdar, Limin Zhao, Khalid AlMuhanna, Gregory Kowalewski, Murad Hossian
2:17 p.m.
L2: Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the Safety and Efficacy Between FUSION BIOLINE Heparin Coated Vascular Graft and Standard ePTFE Graft for Femoropopliteal Bypass
Alan B. Lumsden, Nicholas J. Morrissey
2:24 p.m.
L3: Off-the-Shelf Fenestrated Stent Graft: One-Year Prospective Results from Multiple p-Branch Single-Center Clinical Trials
Mark A. Farber, Matthew J. Eagleton, Tara M. Mastracci, James F. McKinsey, Timothy A. Resch, Raghuveer Vallabhaneni, Bjorn Sonesson, and Nuno Dias
2:31 p.m.
L4: One Year Results of the Terumo Anaconda One-Lok Trial for Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Christopher J. Kwolek and Randy D. Moore
2:38 p.m.
L5: Endovascular Repair for Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury with Zenith TX2 Low Profile Device
Benjamin W. Starnes, Amit J. Dwivedi, Joseph S.Giglia, Chyon-hwa Yeh
2:45 p.m.
L6: Five-year results of the United States multicenter prospective study evaluating the Zenith® Fenestrated endovascular graft for treatment of juxta-renal abdominal aortic aneurysms
Gustavo Oderich, Roy K. Greenberg, Mark A. Farber, Sean P. Lyden, Luis A. Sanchez, Ronald M. Fairman, Feiyi Jia, Priya Bharadwaj
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
R2: Rapid Paced Paper Session II, Ballroom A/B, Level 3
Moderators: Matthew J. Eagleton, MD, Mark F. Conrad, MD, MMSc
3:05 p.m.
RR14. Single Center Experience on Early Cannulation Using a New Tri-Layer Graft for Vascular Access
Matteo Tozzi, Gabriele Piffaretti, Marco Franchin, Francesca Palma, Patrizio Castelli
3:10 p.m.
RR15. Transradial Access for Percutaneous Intervention of Malfunctioning Dialysis Fistulas
Linda Le, Ashton Brooks, Melissa Donovan, Taylor A. Smith, W. Charles Sternbergh, Hernan A. Bazan
3:15 p.m.
RR16. The Role of Doppler Ultrasound Flow Volume Measurement in Predicting Arteriovenous Fistula Failure to Mature
Mark R. Pedersen, Neelima Katragunta, Raphael Sun, Timothy F. Kresowik
3:20 p.m.
RR17. North American Vascular Surgery Exchange Training Program: A Collaborative Approach to Enhance the Breadth of Vascular Training
Mohamed Zayed,  Jason Faulds,  Jason T. Lee,  John Harlock
3:25 p.m.
RR18. The Model for Fundamentals of Endovascular Surgery (FEVS) Successfully Defines the Competent Endovascular Surgeon
Cassidy Duran, Sean Estrada, Marcia O’Malley, Jean Bismuth
3:30 p.m.
RR19. Frailty Increases Mortality, Readmission Rates and Healthcare Costs of Vascular Surgical Patients
Graeme K. Ambler, Naail Al Zuhir, David Brooks, Amjad Ali, Manjit S. Gohel, Paul D. Hayes  Kevin Varty, Jonathan R. Boyle, Patrick Coughlin
3:35 p.m.
RR20. Consequences of Failed Tibial Endovascular Intervention
Jeremy D. Darling, John C. McCallum, Thomas Curran, Dominique B. Buck, Raul Guzman, Mark C. Wyers, Allen D. Hamdan, Marc L. Schermerhorn
3:40 p.m.
RR21. Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Lower Extremity Threatened Limb Classification Discriminates Early Outcomes in Hospitalized Patients
Marlin W. Causey, Bian Wu, Mona Dini, Charles Eichler, Warren J. Gasper, Jade S. Hiramoto, Linda Reilly, Alex Reyzelman, Shant M. Vartanian, Michael S. Conte
3:45 p.m.
RR22. Comparative Effectiveness of Peripheral Vascular Intervention Versus Surgical Bypass for Critical Limb Ischemia in the Vascular Study Group of Greater New York
Andrew J. Meltzer, Art Sedrakyan, Abby Isaacs, Peter H. Connolly, Darren B. Schneider
3:50 p.m.
RR23. Impact of Including Socioeconomic Status on Hospital Profiling of Readmissions After Lower Extremity Revascularization
Andrew A. Gonzalez, Amir A. Ghaferi
3:55 p.m.
RR24. Long-Term Benefit of Open Renal Revascularization for Stent Failure
Shaun M. Gifford, Thomas C. Bower, Audra A. Duncan, Manju Kalra, Gustavo S. Oderich, Mark D. Fleming, Randall R. DeMartino, Peter Gloviczki
4:00 p.m.
RR25. Current Status of Symptomatic Nonatherosclerotic Mesenteric Vascular Disease
Gregory J. Landry, Alla Yarmosh, Bhavesh Shukla, Amir F. Azarbal, Timothy K. Liem, Erica Mitchell, Robert B. McLafferty, Gregory L. Moneta
4:05 p.m.
RR26. Splenic Artery Aneurysms (SAA) and Rupture Risk:  A Closer Look at the Association with Pregnancy
Liliana Nanez, Martyn Knowles, J. Gregory Modrall, R. James Valentine
4:10 p.m.
RR28. Care of Vascular Surgery Patients at Safety Net Public Hospitals (SNPH) Is Associated with Higher Mortality and Costs
Mohammad H. Eslami, Denis Rybin, Gheorghe Doros, Alik Farber
4:15 p.m.
RR29. Vascular Repair Followed by Tissue Transfer in War Trauma: Differences in Limb Salvage Rates
Kevin M. Casey, Jennifer Sabino, David R. Whittaker, Jeffrey S. Weiss, Ian L. Valerio
4:20 p.m.
RR30. Long-Term Clinical Outcome and Functional Status After Arterial Reconstruction in Upper Extremity Injury
Josef Klocker, Lukas Pellegrini, Gustav Fraedrich
4:25 p.m.
RR31. The Value of Digital Subtraction Venography in Patients with Advanced Chronic Venous Insufficiency Is Improved by Trial Ballooning
Himanshu Verma, Narendranadh Meda, Bhavin Ram, Robbie K. George, Ramesh K. Tripathi
4:30 p.m.
2014 Vascular Annual Meeting Adjourns


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