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 2010 Annual Meeting


25th Annual Meeting
September 25-28, 2010
Sunriver Resort
Sunriver, Oregon



Saturday, September 25, 2010
7th Annual Resident Forum
3:00 p.m. Opening Remarks 
E. John Harris, Jr., MD
3:15 p.m. R1 Does Anticoagulation And/or Antiplatelet Treatment Influence The Incidence Early Type II Endoleaks And Increase The Need For Post-evar Re-intervention?
Linda Chun, MD and Rafael Lemus-Rangel, MD
General Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
3:30 p.m. R2 Candidate Compounds for Drug-device Hybrid Therapies in the Management of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Disease
Yasunori Iida, MD, Geoffrey M. Schultz, MD, Monica M. Dua, MD,
Noriyuki Miyama, MD, Susan Rea Peterson, PhD, Shola Sulaimon, DVM, MS, PhD
and Ronald L. Dalman, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA and Medtronic, Inc., Santa Rosa, CA
3:45 p.m. R3 Techniques and Results of Portal Vein/Superior Mesenteric Vein Reconstruction Using Femoral and Saphenous Vein During Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Dae Y. Lee, MD, Erica L. Mitchell, MD, Mark A. Jones, MD, Gregory J. Landry, MD, Timothy K. Liem, MD, Brett C. Sheppard, MD, Kevin G. Billingsley, MD and Gregory L. Moneta, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, Dept of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science
University, Portland, OR
4:00 p.m. R4 Pancreatic Mass Resection and Revascularization
Maureen M. Tedesco, MD, Jeffrey A. Norton, MD, Robin M. Cisco, MD, Tae K. Song, MD and E. John Harris, Jr, MD
Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
4:15 p.m. R5 Transcranial Doppler Assessment of Embolic Events During Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair
Karen M. Kim, MD, Tyler S. Reynolds, MD, Ali Khoynezhad, MD, Carlos E. Donayre, MD, Matthew Kruse, Joe P. Chauvapun, MD, George E. Kopchock, Irwin Walot, MD and Rodney A. White, MD
Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA and Omaha, NE
4:30 p.m. R6 Comparison of BNP to Traditional Preoperative Risk Factors
Marlin Causey, MD, Seth Miller, Morohunranti Oguntoye, Arthurs Zachary, Charles Andersen, MD and Niten Singh, MD
Surgery Residency, Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft. Lewis
4:45 p.m. R7 Reduction in Rupture Rate of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm isNot Due to Increase in Endovascular Repairs
Anoushiravan Amini Hadjibashi, MD, Tina T. Ng, MD, James Mirocha and Bruce L. Gewertz, MD
Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, CA
5:00 p.m. R8 Mortality and Limb Loss in Isolated Lower Extremity Vascular Trauma: Analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
David S. Kauvar, Mark R. Sarfati, MD and Larry W. Kraiss, MD
Vascular Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
5:15 p.m. Adjourn
7:45 a.m. Call to Order and Announcements
Linda M. Reilly, M.D., President
Presiding: Linda M. Reilly, M.D.
8:00 a.m. 1. Carotid Stenting is Inferior to Carotid Endarterectomy in the Low Physiologic
Risk Population: Results of the National Inpatient Sample, 2004-7
John S. Lane, III, MD, Cheryl P. Magno, Andrew R. Barleben, Karen T. Lane, Ninh T. Nguyen and Roy M. Fujitani, MD
Vascular Surgery, UC Irvine, Orange, CA and Orange, CA
Discussant: Sam S. Ahn, MD
8:25 a.m. 2. EEG Monitoring With SSEP Obviates Need for Shunting In CEA, Even With Stroke
Anna Weiss, MD, Anjali Scholten, MD, Jeffrey H. Gertsch, Katherine E. Brown, MD and Niren Angle, MD
Surgery, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA and San Diego, CA
Discussant: Vincent J. Guzzetta, MD
8:50 a.m. 3. Correlating Cognitive Change to Spatial Distribution of Microemboli Following Carotid Intervention
Wei Zhou, MD, Angela R. Laird, PhD, Simon B. Eickhoff, Mickle Fox, Garrett Chan, Barton Lane, MD, Ronald Dalman, MD and Allyson Rosen, PhD
Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, San Antonio, TX, Aachen, Germany, Palo Alto, CA and Stanford, CA
Discussant: Stephen C. Nicholls, MD
9:15 a.m. 4. Contemporary Management of Aberrant Right Subclavian Arteries
William M. Stone, MD, Joseph J. Ricotta, II, MD, Richard J. Fowl, MD, Thomas C. Bower, MD and Samuel R. Money, MD
Dept of Surgery, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ, Rochester, MN and
Scottsdale, AZ
Discussant: Giacomo A. DeLaria, MD
9:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
10:10 a.m. 5. Clinical Outcomes and Implications of Failed Infrainguinal Endovascular Stents
William Lee, Ilia Gur, MD, Fred A. Weaver, MD, Vincent L. Rowe, MD, Gabriel Akopian and Steven G. Katz, MD
Pasadena, CA, Los Angeles, CA and Vascular Surgery, USC, Pasadena, CA
Discussant: Michael T. Caps, MD

10:35 a.m. 6. Intraoperative Thrombolysis and Laser Atherectomy: Effective Treatment for TASC C and D Lesions in Critical Limb Ischemia
Sam S. Ahn, MD, Kenneth R. Kollmeyer, MD, Foster A. Hays, Julia F. Chen, Craig A. Ferrara, MD, Pablo V. Uceda, MD and Robert W. Feldtman, MD
DFW Vascular Group, Dallas, TX

Discussant: Bradley B. Hill, MD
11:00 a.m. 7. Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) In Critically Ill Trauma Patients: There Are No Low Risk Patients
Amir F. Azarbal, MD, Susan Rowell, MD, Jason Lewis, Shannon Moseley, Rakhee Urankar, MD, Erica Mitchell, MD and Gregory L. Moneta, MD
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR

Discussant: James Watson, MD

11:25 a.m. 8. Endovenous Ablation of Incompetent Perforator Veins Is Effective Treatment for Recalcitrant Venous Ulcers
Peter Lawrence, MD, Ali Alktaifi, MD and David Rigberg, MD
UCLA Vascular Surgery, Los Angeles, CA

Discussant: Robert L. Kistner, MD

11:50 a.m. ADJOURN
Presiding: Ronald L. Dalman, M.D.
8:00 a.m. 9. Early Results of a Highly Selective Algorithm for Surgery on Patients with Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: A Prospective Analysis
Venita Chandra, MD, Cornelius Olcott, IV, MD and Jason T. Lee
Stanford, CA and Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
Discussant: Robert D. DeFrang, MD
8:25 a.m. 10. Infraclavicular First Rib Resection for Focused and Effective Treatment of Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Paul C. Johnston, MD, Michael S. Conte, MD, Charles M. Eichler, MD, Linda M. Reilly, MD and Darren B. Schneider, MD
Vascular Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Discussant: Raymond Wai Mun Lee, MD
8:50 a.m. 11. Long-term Impact of a Preclinical Endovascular Skills Course on Medical Student Career Choices
Ji H. Son, MD, Mohamed A. Zayed, MD, Maureen M. Tedesco, MD, Venita Chandra, MD, Emily A. Lilo, MD and Jason T. Lee
Stanford, CA and Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
Discussant: James J. Peck, MD
9:15 a.m. 12. Impact of Simulation in Physician Training During Initial Performance of Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (TEVAR)
Carlos E. Donayre, MD, Tyler Reynolds, MD and Ali Khoynezhad, MD
Surgery, Division Vascular Surgery, Harbor/UCLA, Torrance, CA and Omaha, NE
Discussant: Erica L. Mitchell, MD
9:40 a.m.-10:10 a.m.
10:10 a.m. 13. A Comparison between Single and Two Stage Brachiobasilic Arteriovenous Fistulas
Tyler S. Reynolds, MD, Mohamed Zayed, MD, Karen M. Kim, MD, Jason T. Lee, MD, Brandon Ishaque, Ramanath B. Dukkipati, MD, Amy H. Kaji, MD and Christian deVirgilio, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA and Stanford, CA
Discussant: Robert G. Scribner, MD
10:35 a.m. 14. Efficiency of the KDOQI Guidelines for Vascular Access in anAcademic Setting
Traci A. Kimball, MD, Ken Barz, Kelly Dimond, MD, James Edwards, MD and Mark R. Nehler, MD
Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO, Denver, CO and Portland, OR
Discussant: Samuel Eric Wilson, MD
11:00 a.m. 15. Serum Metalloproteinases MMP-2, MMP-9 and Metalloproteinase Tissue Inhibitors (TIMP) in patients are associated with Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation
Eugene S. Lee, MD, Qiang S. Shen, MD, Mingzhang Guo, PhD, Robert L. Pitts,
Mack H. Wu, MD and Sarah Y. Yuan, MD
Surgery, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA
Discussant: Robert J. Hye, MD
11:25 a.m. 16. Blunt Abdominal Aortic Injury: A Single Institution's Experience
Sherene Shalhub, MD, Rachel Lundgren, MD, Samantha Quade, MD and Benjamin Starnes, MD
Vascular Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Discussant: Janet L. Albright, MD
11:50 a.m. ADJOURN

Presiding: Ronald L. Dalman, MD
7:30 a.m. 17. Failure to Rescue: Physician Specialty and Mortality after Reoperation for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair
Matthew W. Mell, MD, Amy Kind, MD, Christie M. Bartels, MD and Maureen A. Smith, MD, MPH, PhD
Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA and University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Discussant: James W. Holcroft, MD
7:55 a.m. 18. Clinical Outcomes and Volumetric Analysis of Endoluminal Exclusion of Acute Complicated Type B Descending Thoracic Aortic Dissections
Karen M. Kim, MD, Carlos E. Donayre, MD, Tyler S. Reynolds, MD, George E. Kopchok, Irwin Walot, MD, Joe P. Chauvapun, MD and Rodney A. White, MD
Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
Discussant: R. Scott Mitchell, MD
8:20 a.m. 19. Gender-based Outcomes Following Endovascular Repair of Degenerative Thoracic Aneurysms
Karthikeshwar Kasirajan, MD
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Sponsored by: Peter Schneider, MD, Honolulu, HI
Discussant: Stephen W.K. Cheng, MD
8:45 a.m. 20. Translumbar Embolization for type 2 Endoleaks after EVAR: A Multicenter Retrospective Review
Amelia J. Simpson, Joy Garg, MD, Ralph B. Dilley, MD, David Frankel, MD and Nikhil Kansal, MD
Department of Vascular Surgery, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA
Discussant: Terence M. Quigley, MD
9:10 a.m. 21. The Transition from Custom-Made to Standardized Multi-Branched Thoracoabdominal Aortic Stent Grafts
Timothy A. Chuter, MD, Ki-Hyuk Park, MD, Jade S. Hiramoto, MD and Linda M. Reilly, MD
UCSF, San Francisco, CA, Daegu, Korea, Republic of and San Francisco, CA
Discussant: R. Scott Mitchell, MD
9:35 a.m. 22. The Hybrid Procedure: Arch and Visceral/Renal Debranching Combined with Endovascular Repair for Thoracic/Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Sung W. Ham, MD, Terry J. Chong, MD, Vincent L. Rowe, MD, Mark J. Cunningham, MD, Robbin G. Cohen, MD and Fred A. Weaver, MD
Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Discussant: Timothy K. Liem, MD
11:30 a.m. ADJOURN