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 Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society Session (formerly known as PVSS)

Wednesday, June 4​​​
All events take place in the Hynes Convention Center unless otherwise noted.
6:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

8:30 am. - 12:00 p.m.
V1: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS) Paper Session I, Room 210
Moderators: Firas F. Mussa, MD, Malachi G. Sheahan, III, MD, Benjamin J. Pearce, MD, Bernadette Aulivola, MD
8:45 a.m.
VESS1. A New Aortic Injury Score Predicts Early Rupture More Accurately Than Clinical Assessment  
Donald G. Harris, MD, Joseph Rabin, MD, Michelle Ho, MD, Gordon A. Crews, MD, Bradley S. Taylor, MD, Rajabrata Sarkar, MD, Joseph A. Kufera, MD, Thomas M. Scalea, MD, Robert S. Crawford, MD
9:00 a.m.
VESS2. Retrograde Aortic Dissection After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair
Ludovic Canaud, MD, Baris A. Ozdemir, MD, Peter Holt, MD, Matt Thompson, MD
9:15 a.m.
VESS3. Type II Endoleak with or Without Intervention After Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) Does Not Change Long-Term Outcomes Despite Aneurysm Sac Growth
Joy Walker, MD, Lue-Yen Tucker, MD, Philip P. Goodney, MD, Hong Hua, MD, Steven Okuhn, MD, Ann Rhoades, MD, Bradley Hill, MD, Robert W. Chang, MD
9:30 a.m.
VESS4. The Implications of False Lumen Embolization During TEVAR and EVAR on Thrombosis, Pressurization, Remodeling and Mortality
Manish Mehta, MD, W. John Byrne, MD, Paul B. Kreienberg, MD, Jeffery C. Hnath, MD, Melissa Shah, MD, Chin Chin Yeh, MD, Paul Feustel, MD, R. Clement Darling, MD
9:45 a.m.
VESS5. The Society for Vascular Surgery Lower Extremity Threatened Limb Classification System Based on Wound, Ischemia, and Foot Infection (WIfI) Correlates with Risk of Major Amputation and Time to Wound Healing
Luke X. Zhan, MD, Bernadino C. Branco, MD, Arash Safavi, MD, David G. Armstrong, MD, Joseph L. Mills, MD
10:00 a.m.
VESS6. Healthcare Delivery Redesign for EVAR Leads to Quality Improvement and Cost Reduction
Courtney J. Warner, MD, Richard J. Powell, MD, Alexander J. Horvath, MD, Jesse A. Columbo, MD, Teri R. Walsh, MD, Philip P. Goodney, MD, Daniel B. Walsh, MD, David H. Stone, MD
10:15 a.m.
VESS7. Prospective Independent Neurologic Evaluation of Patients Undergoing Carotid Revascularization:  Can We Match the CREST Results?
Christopher J. Kwolek, MD, Guy Rordorf, MD, Virendra I. Patel, MD, Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, Joshua Hirsch, MD, Michael Jaff, MD
10:30 a.m.
VESS8. Kinematics Effectively Delineate Accomplished Users of Endovascular Robotics Using a Physical Training Model
Cassidy Duran, MD, Sean Estrada, MD, Marcia O’Malley, MD, Jean Bismuth, MD
10:45 a.m.
VESS9. Surgical Aneurysmorrhaphy to Preserve Autogenous Arteriovenous Fistula (AAVF) with Aneurysm Related Complications
Trung Vo, MD, Gloria Tumbaga, MD, Paul Aka, MD, Jeffrey Hsu, MD, Jason Behseresht, MD, Majid Tayyarah, MD
11:00 a.m.
VESS10. Management of the Failing AV Access
Justyna Rzucidlo, MD, Christopher Banko, MD, Rami Bustami, MD, Clifford M. Sales, MD
11:15 a.m.
VESS11. Postoperative Surveillance and Long-Term Outcomes After Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Among Medicare Beneficiaries
Trit Garg, MD, Laurence C. Baker, MD, Matthew W. Mell, MD
11:30 a.m.
VESS12. Assessment of Renal Arterial Anatomy and Implications for Endovascular Repair with Fenestrated, Branched or Parallel Stent-Graft Techniques
Bernardo C. Mendes, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, Thanila A. Macedo, MD, Randall R. De Martino, MD, Audra A. Duncan, MD, Peter Gloviczki, MD, Manju Kalra, MD, Mark D. Fleming, MD, Thomas C. Bower, MD
11:45 a.m.
VESS13. Natural History of Renal Artery Aneurysms — an 18-Year Single-Institution Experience
Ziqing Wang, MD, Peter Pak, MD, Caron B. Rockman, MD, Alec Megibow, MD, Neal S. Cayne, MD
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
V2: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS) Paper Session II, Room 210

Moderators: David A. Rigberg, MD, Ravi Rajani, MD, Venita Chandra, MD, Jeffrey E. Indes, MD, RPVI
1:00 p.m.
VESS14. Aggressive Costoclavicular Junction Decompression in Patients with Threatened AV Access
Karl A. Illig, MD, Wesley Gabbard, MD, Aurelia Caler, MD, Charles Bailey, MD, Murray L. Shames, MD, Peter R. Nelson, MD
1:15 p.m.
VESS15. Comparison of Endograft Explantation to Primary Open Aneurysm Repair:  A Case-Controlled Study
Emily Wood, MD, Audra A. Duncan, MD, Thomas C. Bower, MD, Ying Huang, MD, Stephen S. Cha, MD, Manju Kalra, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, Mark D. Fleming, MD, Randall R. DeMartino, MD, Peter Gloviczki, MD
1:30 p.m.
VESS16. Impact of Renal Artery Angulation on Procedural Complexity During Fenestrated and Snorkel EVAR
Brant W. Ullery, MD, Venita Chandra, MD, Ronald L. Dalman, MD, Jason T. Lee, MD
1:45 p.m.
VESS17. Re-Admissions After Complex Aneurysm Repair:  Frequent, Costly, and Primarily at Non-Index Hospitals
Natalia O. Glebova, MD, Caitlin W. Hicks, MD, Ryan Taylor, MD, Dean J. Arnaoutakis, MD, George J. Arnaoutakis, MD, James H. Black, MD
2:00 p.m.
VESS18. Arteriovenous Graft (AVG) Is Associated with Increased Secondary Procedures but Lower Catheter Use than Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF)
Andrew E. Leake, MD, Theodore H. Yuo, MD, Timothy Wu, MD, Larry Fish, MD, Ellen D. Dillavou, MD, Rabih A. Chaer, MD, Steven A. Leers, MD, Michel S. Makaroun, MD
2:15 p.m.
VESS19. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Inpatient Quality Indicator #11 Fails to Provide Accurate Assessment of Mortality After Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
William P. Robinson, MD, Wei Huang, MD, Amy Rosen, MD, Andres Schanzer, MD, Hua Fang, MD, Frederick Anderson, MD, Louis M. Messina, MD
2:30 p.m.
VESS20. Five-Year Stroke Rate After CEA Versus CAS in the Vascular Quality Initiative
Philip P. Goodney, MD, Brian W. Nolan, MD, David H. Stone, MD, Benjamin S. Brooke, MD, Randall R. De Martino, MD, Jessica Wallaert, MD, Thomas Curran, MD, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD, Jack L. Cronenwett, MD
2:45 p.m.
VESS21. Endovascular Simulation Leads to Efficiency and Competence in TEVAR Procedures
Andre F. Gosling, MD, Anil Nagavalli, MD, Daniel Kendrick, MD, Vikram S. Kashyap, MD, John C. Wang, MD
3:00 p.m.
VESS22. Twenty-Four-Month Data from Bravissimo:  A Large-Scale Prospective Trial on Self-Expanding and Balloon-Expandable Stents for Tasc A&B and Tasc C&D Aorto-Iliac Lesions
Gianmarco de Donato, MD, Marc Bosiers, MD, Francesco Setacci, MD, Koen Deloose, MD, Jürgen Verbsit, MD, Giuseppe Galzerano, MD, Patrick Peeters, MD, Carlo Setacci, MD
3:15 p.m.
VESS23. Open Repair of Asymptomatic Popliteal Artery Aneurysms Is Associated with Better Outcomes than Endovascular Repair: A Review of the VQI Database
Mohammad H. Eslami, MD, Denis Rybin, Gheorghe Doros, PhD, Alik Farber, MD
3:30 p.m.
VESS24. Drug-Eluting Balloons (DEB) for Femoropopliteal Lesions: Better Performance in De-Novo Stenosis or Occlusion Versus Restenosis
Monika Herten, MD, Stefan Stahlhoff, MD, Eva Schoenefeld, MD, Giovanni B. Torsello, MD
3:45 p.m.
VESS25. Use of Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) and Catheter Venography in the Evaluation of Patients with Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Sharon C. Kiang, MD, Hugh A. Gelabert, MD, Brian G. DeRubertis, MD, Steven M. Farley, MD, David A. Rigberg, MD, Juan C. Jimenez, MD, Jane Yang, MD, Jessica B. O’Connell, MD
4:00 p.m.
VESS26. EVAR Candidacy Impacts 30-Day Mortality for REVAR but NOT for Open Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Benjamin W. Starnes, MD, Brandon T. Garland, MD, Sarasi Desikan, MD, Nam T. Tran, MD, Elina Quiroga, MD, Niten Singh, MD
4:15 p.m.
VESS27. Lessons Learned from a Single Center’s Experience Developing a Complex Endovascular Fenestrated/Branched Aortic Program and Obtaining a Physician-Sponsored FDA Investigational Device Exemption (IDE)
Andres Schanzer, MD, Patrick Thompson, MD, Donald Baril, MD, William P. Robinson, MD, Jessica P. Simons, MD, Francesco A. Aiello, MD, Danielle Doucet, MD, Elias Arous, MD, Louis M. Messina, MD

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