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 2013 Annual Meeting

 

 

 

2013 GUIDELINES for AUTHORS/PRESENTERS

 

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM AND ABSTRACTS
 
       Payam Salehi, MD, Mohanned Hemdi, MD, William Ennis and Martin Borhani, MD
       From: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
 
2 †  Physiologic Variations in Arterial and Venous Hemodynamics during Upper Extremity Postural
       Changes in the Normal Population  
 
       Tina Chen, MD, Nichole Baker and Enrique Criado, MD        
       From: University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI
     
 
       Jeffrey J. Siracuse, MD, Stephen Cassidy, Mark Messina, Diana Catz, PhD, Natalia Egorova, PhD, 
       Heather L. Gill, MD and James F. McKinsey, MD 
       From: Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicans and      
       Surgeons, New York, NY
 
4     Our Two Year Experience with Endovascular Repair of Abdominal and Iliac Aneurysm with  
       Preservation of Pelvic Flow
                   
       Patrick Kelly, MD, Chad Laurich, MD, Angelo Santos, MD and Madaline Nykamp      
       From: Vascular surgery, Sanford Health, Sioux Falls, SD and Sanford Health, Sioux Falls, SD
      
 
5 † Carotid Intervention For High Grade Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Does Not Confer Stroke 
      Prevention Over Best Medical Therapy    
             
      Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, Daniel Zindrick, Johanna Erstad, Taeyoung Park, PhD, Pegge Halandras, 
      MD, Richard Hershberger, MD, Bernadette Aulivola, MD and Jae S. Cho, MD     
      From: Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL and Yonsei University,       
        
      
6 † Initial Experience with Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography in Lower Extremity 
      Arteries   
  
      Matthew T. Allemang, MD, Benjamin A. Eslahpazir, Ryan O. Lakin, MD, Henry R. Baele, MD, Nathanial  
      Liu, MD, Kentaro Tanaka MD, Hiram G. Bezerra, MD and Vikram Kashyap, MD
      From: Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 
    
 
7 † Hemodynamic Changes in Patients Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy Under Cervical Block 
      and General Anesthesia
          
      Marika Y. Gassner, Zachary M. Bauman, Sachinder Hans, MD, Sheila Koenig, Cory Koenig and Carrie 
      Nielsen
     From: Surgery, Henry Ford Health System, Clinton Township, MI
 
 NEW HORIZONS IN VASCULAR SURGERY
 
 Update on Superficial Venous Disease 
 1. Review of evidence, indications and outcomes.
 2. New technologies in superficial disease
 Manju Kalra, MD
 Mayo Clinic, Division of Vascular Surgery, Rochester, MN
 
 Update on Deep Venous Disease – Could Be Both Chronic And Acute
 1. Tips and tricks for recanalization of occluded IVC and iliofemoral veins
 Daniel Clair, MD
 Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Vascular Surgery, Cleveland, OH
  
 Update on PAD Interventions and When to Perform an Old Fashioned Bypass
 Joseph S. Giglia, MD
 University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Vascular Surgery, Cincinnati, OH
 
Update on Gene and Stem Cell Therapies for CLI
 Melina R. Kibbe, MD
 Northwestern University, Division Vascular Surgery, Chicago, IL
POSTER SESSION
 
P1 Our One Year Experience with Total Endovascular Repair of Thoracoabdominal Aortic 
     Aneurysm
     Patrick Kelly, MD, Angelo Santos, MD and Laura Danielson
     From: Vascular Surgery, Sanford Health Vascular Associates, Sioux Falls, SD
 
P2 Tevar And Dtar: Contemporary Mortality And Re-intervention Rates In The United States 
     Medicare Population
     Jordan Knepper, MD, Katherine A. Gallagher, MD and Nicholas H. Osborne, MD
     From: Vascular Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
 
P3 Early Follow-Up After Vascular Surgery Does Not Prevent 30-Day Readmissions
     Richard S. Saunders II, MD, Gauthami Soma, Sara Fernandes-Taylor, PhD, Travis L. Engelbert, MD,
     Jon S. Matsumura, MD and K. Craig Kent, MD
     From: Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
 
P4 Supra-Superior Mesenteric Artery Aortic Cross-Clamping is a Safe Alternative to a
     Supra-Celiac Aortic Cross-Clamping During Open Aortic Reconstruction
     Y. Avery Ching, MD, Taeyoung Park, PhD and Jae S. Cho, MD
     From: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of,  
     and Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL
 
P5 Curriculum Development in Integrated Vascular Surgery Programs: The Program Directors’
     Perspective
     Brigitte Smith, MD, Jacob Greenberg, MD and Erica Mitchell, MD
     From: Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI,  and Oregon Health & Science University,
     Portland, OR
 
P6 Open versus Endovascular Revascularization for Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia
     Prateek K. Gupta, MD, Travis L. Engelbert, MD, Dai Yamanouchi, MD, Girma Tefera, MD and Charles W.  
     Acher, MD
     From: University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, Madison, WI
 
P7 Octogenarians Have Similar Immediate and Intermediate Outcomes After Tibial Percutaneous 
     Interventions When Compared to Younger Patients
     Riju Banerjee, James W. Cornwall, Daniel K. Han, MD, Sung Yup Kim, MD, Rami O. Tadros, MD, Robert  
     Lookstein, MD, Victoria J. Teodorescu, MD, Michael L. Marin, MD, Peter L. Faries, MD and Ageliki G.   
     Vouyouka, MD
     From: Department of Vascular Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
 
P8 Community Hospital Experience with Cryopreserved Saphenous Vein Graft in Infrainguinal
     Bypass
     Charles Hartranft, MD, Charles Holden, MD, Aaron Kulwicki, MD and Seth Noland, MD
     From: Surgery, Mount Carmel Health, Columbus, OH
 
P9 Ex Vivo Bench Reconstruction for Complex Renal Hilar Aneurysms
     Elizabeth Pensler, MD, Yevigeniy Rits, MD and Jeffrey R. Rubin, MD
     From: Vascular Surgery, DMC/Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
 
P10 Celiac Dissection: A Mysterious Disease
       Michelle Kosovec, MD, M Ashraf Mansour, MD, Peter Y. Wong, MD, Michael F. Knox, MD, Robert F. 
       Cuff and Christopher M. Chambers, MD
       From: Vascular Surgery, MSU-GRMEP, Grand Rapids, MI
 
P11 Long Term Outcome of Open and Endovascular Aortoiliac Reconstructions Performed Before
       or After Renal Transplantation
       Nanette R. Reed, MD, Manju Kalra, MD, Patrick Dean, MD, Thomas Bower, MD, Audra Duncan, MD,
       Gustavo Oderich, MD, Mark Fleming, MD and Peter Gloviczki, MD
       From: Department of Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and Department of Transplant  
       Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
 
P12 The Role of Duplex Scanning in the Evaluation of Patients with Renal Failure
       Elena K. Rinehardt, MD and R. Eugene Zierler, MD
       From: Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI and University of Washington,
       Seattle, WA
 
P13 Evaluation of a Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prophylaxis Initiative in an Academic Medical
       Center
       Jarett M. Howe, MD and Catherine M. Wittgen, MD
      From: Surgery, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO
 
P14 Feasibility and Outcome of Renal Artery Stenting in Patients with Prior Endovascular
       Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)
       Jill K. Johnstone, MD, Manju Kalra, MD, Muhammad A. Rana, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, Audra A. 
       Duncan, MD,
       Thomas C. Bower, MD, Mark D. Fleming, MD and Peter Gloviczki, MD
       From: Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
 
P15 Lower Extremity Aneurysms - A Comparative Review on Characteristics of Patients
       Undergoing Open Repair and Endovascular Procedures
       Babatunde Oriowo, MD, Faisal Khateeb, MD, Anas Renno, MD, Mustafa Baldawi, MD, Weikai Qu, PhD,  
       Munier Nazzal, MD, Jihad Abbas, MD and Hammad Amer, MD
       From: University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH
 
P16 Utilization of VESAP 2 Self-Learning Modules Improves Knowledge of Vascular Surgeons 
       Sapan Desai, MD, Anahita Dua, MD, John Eidt, MD and Kim Hodgson, MD
       From: Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, TX, University of  
       South Carolina, SC and Southern Illinois University, IL
 
P17 Single Center Experience With FDA Approved Fenestrated Graft For The Treatment Of
       Pararenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
       Erin Farlow, MD, Andres Fajardo, MD, Raghu Motaganahalli, MD, Gary Lemmon, MD,
       Michael Dalsing, MD, Michael Murphy, MD, Dolores Cikrit, MD and Alan Sawchuk, MD
       From: Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
 
P18 Endograft Wall Apposition as a Novel Metric of Proximal Seal in EVAR: Implications for Sac 
       Regression with the Endologix AFX Device
       M. Burress Welborn, MD, Huey B. McDaniel, MD, Ronny C. Johnson, MD, Ronald E. Kennedy, MD, 
       Andrew Knott, MD, Gerhard H. Mundinger, MD, Fred S. Stucky, MD and George D. Van Cleve, MD
       From: Valley Vascular Consultants, Huntsville, AL and St. Dominic’s Cardiovascular Surgical   
       Associates, Jackson, MS
 
P19 Medicare Claims Data Capture Peripheral Vascular Procedures in the Women’s Health
       Initiative
       Matthew W. Mell, MD, Mary Pettinger, Lori Proulx-Burns, RN, Susan R. Heckbert, MD, Matthew A.  
       Allison, MD, Michael H. Criqui, MD, Lisa W. Martin, MD, JoAnn E. Manson, MD, Mark A. Hlatky, MD and 
       Dale R. Burwen, MD
       From: Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA,  Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, 
       WA, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA,
       George Washington University, Washington, DC, Harvard University, Boston, MA, Stanford University, 
       Stanford, CA, and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD
 
P20 Vascular Surgeons Can Decrease Arterial Complications During Transcatheter Aortic Valve 
       Replacement Procedures
       Ross Milner, MD, Mark Russo, MD, Robert Steppacher, MD, Darwin Eton, MD, Janet Karol, RN, 
       Roberto Lang, MD, Jonthan Paul, MD, Sandeep Nathan, MD and Atman Shah, MD
       From: Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL and Barnabas Medical Center, Newark, NJ
 
P21 Immediate- and Long-term Results after Endovascular Management for Chronic Aortoiliac
       Occlusive Disease in a Veteran Population
       Zachary Love, MD, Stephanie Soriano, MD, Jessie Jean-Claude, MD, Gilles Pinault, MD and Preet Kang, 
       MD
       From: Interventional Radiology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH and
       Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, OHI
 
P22 Advancing Age As An Independent Predictor Of Acute Urinary Retention Following Carotid
       Endarterectomy
       Logan G. Campbell, MD, Jesse Sammon, MD, Haider Rahbar, Suketu Patel, Loay Kabbani, MD, Mani 
       Menon, MD and Alexander Shepard, MD
       From: Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
 
P23 Comparison of Technical Closure Method for Carotid Angioplasty: Results of Saphenous
       Ankle Vein,  Bovine Pericardium, or Synthetic Patch vs Primary Closure
       Tiffany A. Frederickson, MD, John H. Matsuura, MD, Anson Yeager, MD and Hayden L. Smith, PhD
       From: Vascular Surgery/General Surgery Residency, Iowa Health Systems--Iowa Methodist Medical 
       Center, Des Moines, IA
 
P24 Conversion of a Failing AVF to an 8mm Shunt is a Sensible Secondary HD Option
       William F. Oppat, MD, Vivian M. Torres, MD, Ravi N. Kapadia, MD, Khortnal Delvecchio and Tamer N. 
       Boules, MD
       From: Department of Surgery, Wayne State University SOM/Harper University Hospital, Novi, MI and 
       St. John Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Novi, MI
 
P25 A Unique Surgical Intervention for Chronic Compartment Syndrome Secondary to Venous 
       Hypertension
       Travis L. Engelbert, MD and William D. Turnipseed
       From: Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
 
P26 A Rare Case of A True Mycotic Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm In A Patient With A Renal
       Transplant
       Enjae Jung, MD, Francis J. Caputo, MD and Jeffrey Jim, MD
       From: Section of Vascular Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO and 
       Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
 
P27 Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Resulting from the Passage of an Aberrant Phrenic Nerve through
       an Annulus of the Subclavian Vein
       Michael S. Williams, MD, Matthew R. Smeds, MD and Donald L. Jacobs, MD
       From: Vascular Surgery, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO and University of Arkansas for Medical 
       Sciences, Little Rock, AR
 
P28 Isolated Dissections of Celiac Trunk and Superior Mesenteric Arteries A Treatment Dilemma
       Shoaib Shafique, MD and Brandon Millick, MD
       From: CorVasc MDs, Indianapolis, IN and General Surgery, Indianapolis, IN
 
P29 External Carotid Artery Thrombus Causing Transient Ischemic Attack
       Shoaib Shafique, MD, Sajjad M. Hussain, MD, Kevin M. Sheridan, Joel Feldman, MD, Randy Irwin, MD, 
       Brent Marsden, MD, George Sheng, MD, Richard Chitwood, MD and Jeffrey Cooke, MD
       From: Vascular Surgery, CorVasc / St. Vincent Medical Group, Lafayette, IN and St. Vincent 
       Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
 
P30 Combined Endovascular and Laparoscopic Management of Median Arcuate Ligament
       Syndrome
       A. George Akingba, MD, Angela Martin, MD, Brent Weil, MD, Eric A. Robinson, Michael Dalsing, MD
       and Eugene P. Ceppa, MD
       From: Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Indianapolis, IN
 
P31 Failure to Rescue: The Potential Key to Improving Mortality Following Abdominal Aortic
       Aneurysm Repair
       Seth A. Waits, MD, Kyle Sheetz, Michael Englesbe, MD, Darrell A. Campbell, MD, Jonathon Eliason, MD 
       and Peter K. Henke, MD
       From: Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
 


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2013 -
SESSION II
8 † Endovascular Repair (ER) of Popliteal Artery Aneurysm (PAA): A Comparison of Outcomes
      with Contemporary Open Surgical Repair (OR)
          
      Ying Huang, MD, Peter Gloviczki, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, Audra A. Duncan, MD, Manju Kalra,
       MD, Mark D. Fleming, MD and Thomas C. Bower, MD
      From: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
 
9 † The Effect of Extremity Vascular Complications on the Outcomes of Cardiac Support Device 
      Recipients
             
                   
        YJ. Westley Ohman, MD, Chandu Vemuri, MD, Sunil Prasad, MD, Scott Silvestry, MD, Jeffrey Jim, MD 
        and Patrick Geraghty, MD 
      From: Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO
 
10 § Altered Sca-1+ Progenitor Cell Populations in Diabetic Mice Are Associated With Increased 
      Neointimal Hyperplasia After Vascular Injury
         
      Jill R. Streams, MD, Janet Martinez, Megan Flynn and Melina R. Kibbe, MD     
      From: Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
      
 
       Himanshu J. Patel, MD, Vikram Sood, David M. Williams, MD, Narasimham L. Dasika, MD and G. Michael 
       Deeb, MD
       From: Cardiac Surgery, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI
 
12  Impact of Amputation Level and Comorbidities on Functional Status of Elderly Adults Before
      and After Lower Extremity Amputation
           
     
      Todd R. Vogel, MD, Gregory F. Petroski, PhD and Robin L. Kruse, PhD     
      From: University of Missouri Hospitals & Clinics, Columbia, MO
 
 
13  Long-term Survival After Repair of Proximal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms  
     
       Loay Kabbani, MD, Charles West, MD, David Viau, George Divine, PhD, Timothy Nypaver, MD, Mitchell 
       Weaver, Judith Lin, MD, Emily Smeltzer, MD and Alexander Shepard, MD 
       From: Vascular Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
       and Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
 
14 ¤ Endovascular Intervention for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome is Justified for Chronic Pelvic Pain
        Relief and Patient Satisfaction
           
     
        Axel Thors, D. O., Mounir J. Haurani, MD, Tammy K. Gregio RN, B.S.N. and Michael R. Go, MD     
        From: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
       
 
 SESSION III
 
15 ¤ Penetration of the Inferior Vena Cava and Adjacent Organs after Filter Placement is Common
        and Associated with Temporary Filter Type and Length of Time in Place
          
     
      Michael R. Go, MD, Lucas Keller-Biehl, BS and Jean E. Starr, MD     
      From: Division of Vascular Diseases and Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
     
       Hillary B. Alberta, Jessica L. Secor, MD, Taylor C. Smits, Mark A. Farber, MD, William D. Jordan, MD,
      Ali Azizzadeh, MD, Joshua D. Rovin, MD and Jon S. Matsumura, MD
      From: Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, University of North Carolina 
      School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, University 
      of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX and Cardiac Surgical Associates, St Petersburg, FL
 
 
      Chandu Vemuri, MD, Edward Woo, Andreas Fajardo, Neal Cayne, Mark Farbar, MD, Jason Lee, MD, 
      Gustavo Oderich, MD and Luis A. Sanchez, MD
      From: Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO, University of Pennsylvania,     
      Philadelphia, PA, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, New York University, New York City, NY, 
      University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, and Mayo Clinic, 
      Rochester, MN
 
PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
 Excellence in Vascular Surgery: Maintaining High Standards
 M. Ashraf Mansour, MD
 
 
RAPID FIRE SESSION I
 
RF1 A Novel Two-Stage HeRO Graft Implantation Technique that Avoids the Use of a Femoral
       Bridging Hemodialysis Catheter in Selected Patients
      
      
       William Yoon, MD  and David Lorelli, MD       
       From: Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, St. John Hospital and Medical 
       Center, Detroit MI 
               
       A. M. Williams, Jenna J. Watson, MD, M Ashraf Mansour, MD and George T. Sugiyama, MD
       From: Vascular Surgery, MSU-GRMEP, Grand Rapids, MI
 
       Raghu L. Motaganahalli, Hao Vu, MD, Alan P. Sawchuk, MD, Joel Corvera, MD and Donald L. Jacobs, 
       MD
       From: Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, and St Louis University
       School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
 
RF4 Treatment of an Axillary Artery Pseudoaneurysm After Prior Repair with Interposition Vein
       Graft            
      
        Daniel Rinewalt, MD, Chad E. Jacobs, MD, Andrew Arndt, MD, Richard R. Keen, MD and Joseph R.   
        Durham, MD
        From: Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
 
       Shoaib Shafique, MD
       From: CorVasc MDs, Indianapolis, IN
 
RF6 Duplex Ultrasound Surveillance after Uncomplicated Endovascular Abdominal Aortic
       Aneurysm Repair 
 
          
       Jacob S. Schaeffer, MD, Irina Shakhnovich, MD, Mohammed Al-Hamadini, Kara J. Kallies, Thomas H.   
      Cogbill, MD and Clark A. Davis, MD
       From: Gundersen Medical Foundation, La Crosse, WI and Gundersen Health System, La Crosse, WI
 
 
NEW HORIZONS IN VASCULAR SURGERY
 
 HD Access – New Endoluminal Options For Primary Graft and Salvage Procedures
 Adnan Z. Rizvi, MD
 Minneapolis Heart Institute, Minneapolis, MN
 
HD Access – Outpatient Office Based Procedures; How to Streamline, Set Up, Support Staff, Etc.
 Anthony Rizzo, MD
 Vascular Surgery, Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield Heights, OH
  
 TEVAR Update with Focus on Treatment of Acute and Chronic Dissections
   1. Late results of the INSTEAD trial: should we treat all uncomplicated type B dissections with stent?
   2. Realistic goals and planning endovascular interventions for chronic dissections
           Himanshu J. Patel, MD
           University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI
 
  Open Aortic Surgery in The EVAR Era – Primary Indications for Open Repair, Bail Outs and
  Conversions
    1. The infected and leaking endograft: tips, tricks and results of open conversions  
    2. Which patients are not, and will likely never be, good anatomical candidates for fenestrated repair
            Ross Milner, MD
            University of Chicago Medicine, Center for Aortic Diseases, Chicago, IL



SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2013
 
NEW HORIZONS IN VASCULAR SURGERY
 
   XR Exposure Issues for Vascular Surgeons
   Raghu Motaganahalli, MD
   Division of Vascular Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
 
   Vascular Surgeons As Co-Surgeons For Other Specialties – Who, What, When
   Anthony Rizzo, MD
   Vascular Surgery, Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield Heights, OH
 
  TEVAR Update with Focus on Treatment of Acute and Chronic Dissections
   1. Late results of the INSTEAD trial: should we treat all uncomplicated type B dissections with stent?
   2. Realistic goals and planning endovascular interventions for chronic dissections
      Christopher M. Chambers, MD
      Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI
 
  Health Care Updates – Perhaps Hospital Employee Vs. Private Group 
   Bhagwan Satiani, MD
   Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH


SESSION IV

 
18 Patient and Clinical Characteristics Associated with Readmission Among Patients Undergoing
     Vascular Surgery   
           
     Travis L. Engelbert, MD, Sara Fernandes-Taylor, PhD, Prateek K. Gupta, MD, K. Craig Kent, MD and Jon   
     Matsumura, MD
     From: University of Wisconsin, Madison WI
 
19  Combined Carotid Endarterectomy and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Which is better, 
      Simultaneous or Staged Approach?
                  
      Mustafa Baldawi, MD, Stephen Stanek, MD, Weikai Qu, PhD, Hammad Amer, MD, Jihad Abbas, MD and 
      Munier Nazzal, MD     
      From: Surgery, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH
       
      Mark L. Janzen, MD, Viktor Y. Dombrovskiy, PhD, Edgar L. Galiñanes, MD and Todd R. Vogel, MD
      From: University of Missouri Hospitals & Clinics, Columbia, MO
 
 
     
      Panagiotis Koutakis, Dustin J. Weiss, MD, Aikaterini A. Nella, MD, Stanley A. Swanson, Zhen Zhu, MD,   
      Dimitrios Miserlis, MD,
      Evlampia Papoutsi, Jason M. Johanning, MD, Iraklis I. Pipinos, MD and George P. Casale, PhD
      From: Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, Yale University of Medicine, New   
      Haven, CT and National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD
 
     HONORED GUEST LECTURE
     Unraveling the Mysteries of Heart Disease: Lessons learned from the Framingham Heart Study
     and Future Directions
     Daniel Levy, MD
     Director of the Center for Population Studies and Director of the Framingham Heart Study,
     National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) National Institutes of Health (NIH)
 
 
SESSION V

 
22  Liposuction Assisted Brachio-Cephalic Fistula in the Morbidly Obese: Functional Patency and  
      Reimbursement
    
        
      William McMillan, MD and Chantel Hile, MD     
      From: Vascular Surgery, Minneapolis Vascular Physicians, Plymouth, MN
       
23  Single-center 32-year Experience In The Treatment Of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic
      Aneurysms (RAAA)
              
      Audra A. Duncan, Mateus P. Correa, MD, Manju Kalra, MD, W.Scott Harmsen, Andrew M. Bakken, MD, 
     Gustavo Oderich, MD, Mark D. Fleming, MD, Peter Gloviczki, MD and Thomas C. Bower, MD
      From: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
 
      Manisha J. Patel, Shannon Dodson, David Rollins, Ruth Myers, Deb Jones, Dolores Cikrit, MD, Alan P. 
      Sawchuk, MD, Gary W. Lemmon, MD, Micheal C. Dalsing, MD and Raghu L. Motaganahalli, MD
      From: Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
 

RAPID FIRE SESSION II         
 
       
        Anahita Dua, MD, SreyRam Kuy, MD, MHS, Henryk Baraniewski, MD and Cheong J. Lee, MD
        From: Division of Vascular Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Center for    
        Translational Injury Research,
        Department of Surgery, University of Texas, Houston, TX and Division of Vascular Surgery,           
        University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
 
       Alexandros Mallios, MD, Kevin Taubman, MD, Paul Claiborne, MD and John Blebea, MD
       From: Vascular Surgery, University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK
 
        Adam Gracon, MD, Alok Gupta, MD, George Akingba, MD, Alan Sawchuk, MD, Gary Lemmon, MD,   
        Michael Dalsing, MD and Raghu Motaganahalli, MD
        From: Surgery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
 
         Elizabeth Pensler, MD, Yevigeniy Rits, MD and Jeffrey R. Rubin, MD
         From: Vascular Surgery, DMC/Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
 
         Bharti Jasra, MD, Juan Carlos Correa, MD, Richard Lee, MD, Brian T. Bethea, MD, Andrew Freeman,
         MD and Donald L. Jacobs, MD
         From: Saint Louis University Hospital, St Louis, MO and UTSW, Dallas, TX
 
         Trissa Babrowski, MD and Ross Milner MD
         From: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL