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 Postgraduate Courses

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 

Separate registration is required. 

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

The Postgraduate Courses offer up-to-date comprehensive information on topics of interest to vascular surgeons. The longer postgraduate sessions allow for a deep exploration of topics and reflect current educational needs.

6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Postgraduate Courses Breakfast

 
7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
P1: Critical Issues in Managing Lower Extremity PVD, Room 302
Moderators: Edward Y. Woo MD, Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
Sean P. Lyden MD, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Peter A. Schneider MD, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Honolulu, HI
 
​At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  1. Compare techniques for treating lower extremity PVd
  2. Explain how to build outpatient centers and screen patients for them
  3. Manage costs for peripheral procedures
7:00 am
Establishing and Maintaining a Screening Program
John D. Martin MD, Cardiology Associates PC, Annapolis, MD

7:12 am
Strategies for Treating Aortoiliac Occlusions-Access, Treatment, Outcomes, When to Revert To Open Surgery
Daniel G. Clair MD, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

7:24 am
Strategies for Treating SFA/Pop/BK Occlusions-Access, Treatment, Outcomes, When to Revert to Open Surgery
Cameron M. Akbari MD, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC

7:36 am
Alternative Access-Popliteal, Tibial, Pedal, Radial
Firas F. Mussa MD, New York University, New York, NY

7:48 am
New Technologies for Lower Extremity Interventions (FDA approved in last 24months excluding DES)
Addi Rizvi MD, Minneapolis Heart Institute/Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

8:00 am
Panel Discussion

8:15 am
Managing an Outpatient Angio Lab (Set Up, Stocking, Accreditation, Issues and Successes)
Nitin G. Malhotra MD, Michigan Vascular Center, Flint, MI

8:27 am
Update on DEB and DES (New Data and Emerging Trends)
Patrick Geraghty MD, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO

8:39 am
Controlling Costs in a Hospital-Based System
Sean P. Lyden MD, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

8:51 am
Closure Devices: What Works and What's New?
Patrick E. Muck MD, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

9:03 am
New Techniques for BK CTO Lesions
Dai Yamanouchi MD PhD, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI

9:15 am
New Changes in Lower Extremity Coding
Sunita Srivastava MD, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

9:27 am
Panel Discussion
 
P2: Advanced Chronic Venous Treatment: Superficial to Deep, Room 304
Moderators: Ellen D. Dillavou MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Mark H. Meissner MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  1. Apply techniques of deep vein recannalization to their current practices
  2. Compare principles of endovascular and open venous recannalization to determine best therapy for an individual patient
  3. Evaluate the various quality of life measures and calculate what is most meaningful for their practice
  4. Describe the current therapy for acute VTE and evaluate which treatment is most appropriate for a given clinical setting
  5. Assess the current state of IVC filter use and formulate a strategy to deal with clinical pitfalls
7:00 am
Introduction

7:05 am
Advanced Recanalization Techniques for the Difficult Iliocaval Occlusion (Sharp Techniques, Fenestrations, Etc.)
Mark H. Meissner MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

7:20 am
Pharmacomechnical Thrombectomy: Which Device to Use When Insights from Recent Trials & Registries
Alan M. Dietzek MD, Danbury Hospital of Western CT Health Network, Danbury, CT

7:35 am
Large Bore Suction Devices for Acute IVC Thrombus and/or PE
Mark F. Conrad MD MMSc, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Debate

7:50 am
Compromised Femoral Vein inflow: Stenting across the Inguinal Ligament is the Procedure of Choice
Seshadri Raju MD, The Rane Center, Jackson, MS

8:02 am
Compromised Femoral Vein Inflow: Femoral Endophlebectomy is the Procedure of Choice
Anthony J. Comerota MD, Jobst Vascular Institute, Toledo, OH

8:15 am
Break

8:30 am
IVC Filter Complications and the Importance of Filter Registries
David L. Gillespie MD, SouthCoast Healthcare System, Fall River, MA

8:45 am
The Difficult IVC Filter: Tips for Retrieval
Brian G. Derubertis MD, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

9:00 am
Beyond Thermal Ablation: The Role of Foam, Glue, Steam and MOCHA
Steve Elias MD, Columbia University Medical Center New York, NY

9:15 am
Quality of Life Measures: Why You
Ellen D. Dillavou MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

9:30 am
Endothermal and Chemically-Induced Deep Venous Thrombosis: Have We Learned Anything Over the Last Decade?
Peter F. Lawrence, MD, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

9:45 am
Panel Discussion
 
 
10:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. 
P3: Open Surgical Techniques of the Aorta and Aortic Branches, Room 302  
Moderators: Kellie R. Brown MD, The Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Charles W. Acher MD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the technical aspects carotid subclavian bypass and trannsposition
  2. ​Explain surgical techniques for innominate artery reconstruction
  3. Discuss technical points of proximal vertebral artery reconstruction
  4. Explain the management principles for aneurysms of the great vessels
  5. Describe the most common renal artery reconstructive techniques 
  6. Explain the surgical techniques for EVAR explantation and open endoleak repair
  7. Identify the key features in the management of aortoduodenal fistulas and aortic graft infections
  8. Explain the surgical approaches to both occlusive and aneurysmal mesenteric disease

10:15 am
Introduction

10:30 am
Carotid Subclavian Artery Bypass/Transposition
Mark Morasch MD, SVPN Heart & Vascular Center, Billings, MT

10:45 am
Innominate Artery Reconstruction: Primary and Hybrid Indications
Margaret Clarke Tracci MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

11:00 am
Proximal Vertebral Artery Reconstruction
Enrique Criado MD PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

11:15 am
Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
Thomas C. Bower MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN

11:30 am
Panel Discussion

11:45 am
Break

12:00 pm
Renal Artery Reconstructive Techniques
Matthew S. Edwards MD, Wake Forest School of Medicine, WInston-Salem, NC

12:15 pm
EVAR Explant and Open Repair of Endoleaks
Rebecca Kelso MD, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

12:30 pm
Aortoduodenal Fistulas and Aortic Graft Infections
Linda M. Reilly MD, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

12:45 pm
Mesenteric Reconstructions for Occlusive and Aneurysmal Disease
Bruce L. Gewertz MD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

1:00 pm
Panel Discussion
 
P4: Innovation and Invention: A Vascular Surgeons Primer, Room 304
Moderators: Daniel G. Clair MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Steve Elias MD, Columbia University Medical Center New York, NY

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  1. Discuss ideas for innovative technology
  2. Propose the concept, idea or technology to a company to assess interest
  3. Develop ideas, prototypes or concepts 
  4. Integrate innovative concepts with a surgical practice to advance care for patients
  5. Construct alternative strategies for moving from surgery to the medical device or business sector

10:12 am
Starting A Physician Led Company
Timur P. Sarac MD, Yale University, New Haven, CT

10:24 am
Talking To the Big Guys about Your Idea
Jose I. Almeida MD, Miami Vein Center, Miami, FL

10:36 am
How to Integrate Academia and Innovation
Christopher K. Zarins MD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

10:48 am
The Transition from Active Surgeon to Surgical Innovator
Peter A. Schneider MD, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Honolulu, HI

11:00 am
The Role of A CMO with New Technology and Devices
Rocco G. Ciocca MD, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA

11:12 am
How Industry Seeks Out New Technology
Jim Wagner JD

11:24 am
How to Protect My Great Idea
Richard S. Wesorick JD, Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino LLP, Cleveland, OH

11:36 am
What is a research organization and how to start one?
Kenneth Ouriel MD, Syntactx, New York, NY

11:48 am
Exit Strategy: Getting the Big Guys to Buy Your Little Company
Michael L. Marin MD, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

12:00 pm
Working With Your Institution to Move Your Idea Forward
John P. Pigott MD, ProMedica/ Jobst Vascular Institute, Toledo, OH

12:12 pm
Panel Discussion
 
 
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Postgraduate Courses Lunch 
 
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
P5: Thoracic Aortic Disease Management: From the Aortic Valve to the Bifurcation, Room 302 
Moderators: Christopher J. Kwolek MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Mark A. Farber MD, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the risks, benefits and alternatives associated with different methods used for the repair of aortic arch disease.
  2. Understand and explain the rationale for using different endovascular techniques such as stent graft repair and endovascular fenestration for the treatment of acute Type B aortic dissection.
  3. Describe the role that Vascular surgeons may play in the performance of Transaortic Valve replacement (TAVR)
  4. Understand the role of open repair in the current management of chronic Type B dissection with aneurysmal degeneration
  5. Evaluate the role that endovascular repair with Branched endografts will play in the management of Chronic Type B dissection with aneurysmal degeneration.

Valve to Aortic Arch

2:00 pm
Update on the Status of TAVR and Why Vascular Surgeons Should Be Involved
Marvin D. Atkins Jr MD, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple, TX

2:15 pm
Arch Debranching: The Best Current Solution For Arch Disease?
Frank R. Arko MD, Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, Charlotte, NC

2:30 pm
Total Endovascular Repair of Arch Aneurysm Disease
Matthew J. Eagleton MD, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

2:45 pm
What is the role of Snorkels, Chimneys and Periscopes in the Arch?
Frank J. Criado MD FACS, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD

3:00 pm
Management of  the Aortic Arch: Hybrid devices versus Open Repair
Joseph S. Coselli MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

3:15 pm
Panel Discussion

3:30 pm
Break

Management Strategies for Descending Thoracic Aortic Dissection

3:45 pm
Acute Dissection: Why most Acute Type B Aortic Dissections should be managed with TEVAR
Raghuveer Vallabhaneni MD, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC

4:00 pm
Acute Dissection: Where do Fenestrations, rebuilding the iliacs and visceral vessels fit in?
Mark A. Farber MD, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC

4:15 pm
Chronic Dissection: Where Will Branched Endografts Fit in the Management of Chronic Aortic Dissection with Aneurysmal Degeneration
W. Anthony Lee MD, Christine E. Lynn Heart and Vascular Institute, Boca Raton, FL

4:30 pm
Chronic Dissection: What Is the Role of Open Surgical Repair in the Management of Chronic Aortic Dissection with Aneurysmal Degeneration
Richard P. Cambria MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

4:45 pm
Panel Discussion

P6: SVS Leadership Program – Leadership Styles & Versatility, Room 304
Moderators: Bhagwan Satiani MD MBA, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Douglas L. Wooster MD, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Ruth L. Bush, MD JD MPH, Texas A & M College of Medicine, Bryan, TX

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  1. Define leadership, how it differs from management and recognize characteristics of exceptional leaders
  2. Understand your Social Style preferences and those of others so that you can leverage the strengths of each style to best your team
  3. Learn how to work with each style to build trust and manage conflict

2:00 pm
Introduction

2:05 pm
What is Leadership?
Julie Ann Freischlag MD, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA

2:10 pm
Different Types: How Does It Differ from Management?
Douglas L. Wooster MD, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

2:20 pm
Review Social Styles
Bhagwan Satiani MD MBA, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

2:30 pm
Different Styles of Leadership: Is One Better Than Another?
Ruth L. Bush, MD JD MPH, Texas A & M College of Medicine, Bryan, TX

2:40 pm
Versatility: Leadership in Different Practice/Clinical Settings
Robyn A. Macsata MD, Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC

2:50 pm
Instructions on group interactions

3:00 pm
Break & Move
(Session moves to adjacent room for breakout groups)

3:10 pm
Participants break out into their “dominant” or “natural” style.   How has this style served them well; how has it created problems for them?

3:40 pm
Discussion of individual styles and versatility

4:00 pm
Characteristics of Best Leaders You’ve Been Associated with or Have Observed: How to Adapt to Different Styles & Present Scenario
Thomas S. Huber MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

4:10 pm
Case Study

4:35pm
Panel & Q&A; Evaluations
Vikram S. Kashyap, MD, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland OH
Bhagwan Satiani MD MBA, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Douglas L. Wooster MD, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Ruth L. Bush, MD JD MPH, Texas A & M College of Medicine, Bryan, TX

 

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