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 2009 Annual Meeting

Scientific Program and Abstracts




THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2009

1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
SESSION I: 
 

1. Who Do Vascular Surgery Fellows Learn Endovascular Techniques From?
 Amy B. Reed, MD, Thomas W. Beister, PhD and Robert S. Rhodes, MD
From: Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH and American Board of Surgery, Philadelphia, PA

2.  Cost-Effectiveness of a Health System Vascular Screening Program
John Blebea, MD, Barbara Demagall, RN and Bruce Wilkenfeld, PhD
From: Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

3. Late Outcomes of Endovascular Repair for Penetrating Ulcers of the Descending Thoracic Aorta: The Challenge of Associated Intramural Hematoma
Himanshu J. Patel, David M. Williams, MD, Gilbert R. Upchurch, MD and G.M. Deeb, MD
From: Surgery, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI

4. The Impact of TEVAR Use on an Established Thoracic Aortic Surgical Service
 Charles W. Acher, MD, Martha M. Wynn, MD, Mathew Mell, MD, John Hoch, MD and Girma Tefera, MD
From: Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

5. Access Challenges for Thoracic Endograft: Selective Use of the Ascending Aorta
 Jeffrey Jim, MD, Luis A. Sanchez, MD, Brian G. Rubin, MD, Marc R. Moon, MD, Patrick J. Geraghty, MD and Gregorio A. Sicard, MD
From: Division of Vascular Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

6. Endovascular Aortic Repair is Safer for Ruptured Aortic Aneurysms 
 Brian Wheatley, MD, M. Ashraf Mansour, MD, Seth DeCamp, MD, Jill Gorsuch, MD, Christopher Chambers, MD and Robert Cuff, MD.
From: Vascular Surgery, Spectrum Health - MSU, Grand Rapids, MI

7. Late Failure Following Open Surgical Aneurysm Repair: Is the Cause the Disease or Initial Treatment Strategy
 Raphael Coscas, MD, Roy K. Greenberg, MD, Tara M. Mastracci, MD, Matthew J. Eagleton, MD, Catherine Morales and Adrian V. Hernandez, MD
From: Vascular Surgery, Dept of Vascular Surgery, Cleveland, OH

8.  EVAR for Large Aortic Necks: A Prospective 5 Year Comparison 
 2009 D. Emerick Szilagyi Award for Clinical Research
 Jeffrey Jim, MD, Luis A. Sanchez, MD, Brian G. Rubin, MD, Andres Fajardo, MD, Patrick J. Geraghty, MD and Gregorio A. Sicard, MD  
From: Division of Vascular Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


3:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

NEW HORIZONS IN VASCULAR SURGERY PRESENTATIONS AND FACULTY ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS -

3:15:  BASIL and Beyond: Identifying the Right Candidates for Endovascular and Surgical Revascularization 
Joseph R. Schneider, MD, PhD

3:30  Vascular Surgeon Participation in PAD Device Trials:  Can We Improve Our Presence?  
Dennis M. Fry, MD

3:45 Update on FDA-Approved Endovascular Therapies for PAD
Jonathan L. Eliason, MD

4:00 ATTRACT Trial:  The Rationale for Early Intervention for Iliofemoral DVT
 Anthony J. Comerota, MD

4:15 Update on Treatment of Saphenous Reflux: Laser, RFA, or Foam?
Colleen J. Moore, MD

4:30 On the Horizon:  What’s Coming Next for Lower Extremity Interventions?
Jean E. Starr, MD

 

5:00 PM
 CLI COURSE FACULTY ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS  

5:00 Crossing CTO s in the SFA, Popliteal and Tibials: Critical Tools and Techniques

5:15 Endovascular Treatment of CLI: More than PTA?

5:30 Second Time Around:  Treating Restenosis and Reocclusion

5:45 Challenges to PAD Practice Growth: Working with and Without Cardiologists
 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2009

8:00 A.M. – 9:45 A.M.
 SESSION II -

9.   Application of Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) For Carotid Stent Angioplasty: An Assessment of Procedural and Clinical Outcomes
 Paul A. Armstrong, DO, Dennis F. Bandyk, MD, Martin R. Back, MD, Brad L. Johnson, MD, Alexis Powell, MD and Murray L. Shames, MD
From: Division of Vascular Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

10.  Recurrent Stenosis after Carotid Stenting
 Seth DeCamp, MD, M. A. Mansour, Brian Wheatley, MD, Chris Chambers, MD, Rob Cuff, MD and Jill Gorsuch, MD
From: Grand Rapids, MI and Vascular Surgery, Spectrum Health - MSU, Grand Rapids, MI

11.  8-Year Institutional Review of Carotid Artery Stenting
 Manuel Garcia-Toca, MD, Asad A. Usman, Jon S. Matsumura, MD, Melinda R. Kibbe, MD, Mark D. Morasch, MD, Heron E. Rodriguez, MD, Daniel J. Amaranto, William H. Pearce, MD and Mark K. Eskandari, MD
From: Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

12. In Vivo Mechanical and Flow Properties of the Human Carotid
 Alexey V. Kamenskiy, MD, Yuris A. Dzenis, MD, Thomas G. Lynch, MD,  Jason M. Johanning, MD, G. Matthew Longo, MD and Iraklis I. Pipinos, MD
From: Engineering Mechanics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE and Omaha, NE

 Connie L. Zastrow, MD, Matthew W. Mell, MD, John R. Hoch, MD, Charles W. Acher, MD, Girma Tefera, MD, K. Craig Kent, MD and William D. Turnipseed, MD
From: University of Wisconsin, WI
 
 Habib Khan, MD, Rajeev Dayal, MD, Ashley Graham, Lee Goldstein, MD, John Karwowski, MD, Harry Bush, MD, Roman Nowygrod, MD, Nicholas Morrissey, MD, K Craig Kent, MD and James McKinsey, MD
From: New York Presbyterian, New York, NY and New York, NY

 2009 JOHN R. PFEIFER BEST VENOUS PAPER AWARD
15.
Successful Thrombolysis of Iliofemoral Deep Venous Thrombosis Reduces Postthrombotic Morbidity
 Nina Grewal, MD, Jorge T. Martinez, MD, Linda Andrews, RN and Anthony J. Comerota, MD
From: Toledo, OH and Jobst Vascular Center, the Toledo Hospital, Toledo, OH

10:15 A.M. - NOON 
SESSION III
 
16. 
Complicated Acute Aortic Dissections: Endovascular Treatment of Visceral Malperfusion and Pseudoaneurysms
 Peter A. Naughton, MD, Manuel Garcia-Toca, MD, Jon S. Matsumura, MD, Mark D. Morasch, MD, Heron E. Rodriguez, MD, Melina R. Kibbe, MD, Scott A. Resnick, MD, William H. Pearce, MD and Mark K. Eskandari, MD
From: Vascular Surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

17. Single Center Experience with Combined Renal and Mesenteric Revascularization: Options, Safety, and Efficacy
 Nanette R. Reed, MD, Manju Kalra, MBBS, Thomas C. Bower, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, Michael McKusick, MD, Audra A. Duncan, MD, Joseph J. Ricotta, II, MD and Peter Gloviczki, MD
From: Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Jonathan L. Eliason, MD, Enrique Criado, MD, David B. Kershaw, MD, Neal B. Blatt, MD, David M. Williams, MD, Kyung J. Cho, MD and James C. Stanley, MD
From: University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI


11:00 A.M. - NOON 
 PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS  
"The Carotid Bifurcation: Intrigue and Passion"
 Gary R. Seabrook, M.D.

1:30 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. 
 RAPID FIRE SESSION I -

RF1. Endovascular Therapy for Complex Renal Arteriovenous Fistulae
 Murtuza Habeeb, MD, Raghunandan L. Motaganahalli, MD, Brian G. Peterson, MD, Catherine M. Wittgen, MD, Gary J. Peterson, MD and Donald L. Jacobs, MD
From: Vascular Surgery, St Louis University Medical Center, St Louis, Mo

RF2. Endovascular Repair of a Carotid Bifurcation Pseudoaneurysm
 Rachael M. Nicholson, MD, Timothy F. Kresowik, MD, Mel J. Sharafuddin and David Wong, MD
From: Surgery, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

RF3.  Successful Treatment of Meningococcemia Related Acute Limb Ischemia with Catheter- Directed Tissue Plasminogen Activator (TPA) and Mechanical Thrombolysis
 Marvin E. Morris, MD and Glenn P. Gardner, MD
From: Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO

RF4. Mid-aortic Plaque Syndrome: A Description of Four Patients
 Charles W. Acher, MD, Mathew Mell, MD and Martha M. Wynn, MD
From: Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

RF5. Acute Pancreatitis Following Percutaneous Mechanical Thrombectomy
 Arash Bornak, MD, Richard C. Hershberger, MD, Krishna Mannava, MD and Bernadette Aulivola, MD
From: Vascular Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

 
2:00 P.M. – 5:30  P.M. 
NEW HORIZONS IN VASCULAR SURGERY
 TABLE-TOP CASE PRESENTATIONS -

Table 1:  Tools and techniques for CTO crossing
 Presenter #1:  Girma Tefera, MD
 Presenter #2: Eric Scott, MD

Table 2:  Percutaneous thrombectomy and thrombolysis
 Presenter #1:  Eric T. Choi, MD
 Presenter #2:  Dennis M. Fry, MD

Table 3:  Low-profile angioplasty/cutting/scoring balloons
 Presenter #1:  Jonathan L. Eliason, MD
 Presenter #2:  Joseph S. Giglia, MD

Table 4:  Debulking with laser and atherectomy devices
 Presenter #1:  Robert F. Cuff, MD
 Presenter #2:  Donald L. Jacobs, MD

Table 5:  SFA stents and stent-grafts
 Presenter #1:  Joseph J. Ricotta, II, MD
 Presenter #2:  Joseph R. Schneider, MD, PhD

Table 6:  Tibial interventions
 Presenter #1:  Sean P. Lyden, MD
 Presenter #2  Jean E. Starr, MD

Table 7:  Venous interventions
 Presenter #1:  Colleen J. Moore, MD
 Presenter #2:  Anthony J. Comerota, MD


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2009

 
8:00 A.M. - 9:45 A.M.
 
 SESSION IV
 
 
Arterial Disease
Dustin J. Weiss, MD, George P. Casale, PhD, Stanley A. Swanson, Aikaterini A. Nella, MD, Zhen Zhu, MD, Erich R. Fruehling, MD and Iraklis I. Pipinos, MD
 
From: General Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 

20. Subintimal Angioplasty in Femoropopliteal Occlusive Disease
 Ramandeep Sidhu, MD, John P. Pigott, MD, Matthew T. Pigott and Anthony J. Comerota, MD
From: Jobst Vascular Center, The Toledo Hospital, Toledo, OH

21. Complications From Percutaneous Access of Upper Extremity Arteries for Endovascular Procedures
 Jason R. Crowner, Robert B. McLafferty, MD, Colleen Moore, MD, Douglas Hood, MD, Don R. Ramsey, MD and Kim J. Hodgson, MD
From: Vascular Surgery, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL

22.  The Role of Tourniquet Augmentation In The Preoperative Mapping Of Upper Extremity Superficial Vein Diameter: Prospective Comparison In Patients With End Stage Renal Disease and In Normal Controls
 Eanas S. Yassa, MD, Jamal J. Hoballah, MD, Mohammed K. Salameh, David Wong, MD, Brent Warner and Mel J. Sharafuddin, MD
From: Surgery, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

23.  2009 CHARLES C. GUTHRIE AWARD FOR BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH
 Identification of the Ideal Bioabsorbable Material and Solute for a Bioabsorbable Self Expanding Stent
Mohsen Bannazadeh, MD, Andrew Rowan, Timur Sarac, MD
James Bena and Daniel Clair, MD
From: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

9:15 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.  
 HONORED GUEST LECTURE - 
 “VA Cooperative Sudies on AAA”
 Frank A. Lederle, MD
 Professor of Medicine
 University of Minnesota
 Director, Minneapolis VA Center for Epidemiological and Clinical Research (CECR) VA Medical
 Minneapolis, MN

10:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
 RAPID FIRE SESSION II 

RF6. Endovascular Salvage of Aortic Arch Vessels Following Unintentional Occlusion During TEVAR: The Snorkel Technique
 Joseph J. Ricotta II, MD, Rafael D. Malgor, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD and Manju Kalra, MD
From: Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

RF7. Arterial Reconstruction of the Perivisceral Aorta with Cryopreserved Human Allografts in the Setting of Infection: A Single-Center Experience with Mid-term Follow-up
 Audrey Rosinberg, MD, Mark K. Eskandari, MD, Heron Rodriguez, MD, William H. Pearce, MD and Mark D. Morasch, MD
From: Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

RF8. Management of Multiple Arterial Complications in a Patient with Ehlers-Danlos type IV
 Muhammad A. Khan, MD, Ferenc P. Nagy, MD, Hector Ferral, MD, Walter J. McCarthy, MD and Chad E. Jacobs, MD
From:  Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery (Section of Vascular Surgery), RUSH University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

RF9. Endovascular Treatment with a Modified Renu Cuff
 Jeffrey Jim, MD, Luis A. Sanchez, MD, Michael J. Wilderman, MD, Andres Fajardo, MD, Kathleen G. Raman, MD and Brian G. Rubin, MD
From:  Division of Vascular Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

 Guillermo A. Escobar, MD, Brett A. Almond, MD, John E. Rectenwald, MD, Jon Eliason, MD, Loay Kabbani, MD and Gilbert R. Upchurch, MD
From: Vascular Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI