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 2013 Annual Meeting

 
 

 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM AND ABSTRACTS
 
 
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2013
 
SCIENTIFIC SESSION I 
1. Early and Delayed Rupture After Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR): 
    Results From A 10-Year Multicenter Registry  
 
    Leah Candell, MD, Lue-Yen Tucker, Philip Goodney, MD, Steven Okuhn, MD, Bradley Hill, MD, Ann    
    Rhoades, RN, Robert Chang, MD                       
    General Surgery, University of California, San Francisco- East Bay, Oakland, CA; The Division of 
    Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA;  Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH;  
    The Permanente Medical Group, San Francisco, CA; The Permanente Medical Group, Santa Clara,
    CA; Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA; The Permanente Medical Group, South San Francisco, CA
 
    Discussant: Benjamin Starnes, MD
 
§2. A Modern Series of Acute Aortic Occlusion 
     Jeffrey D. Crawford, MD, Kenneth Perrone, BS, Erica L. Mitchell, MD, Gregory J. Landry, MD,  
     Timothy K. Liem, MD, Amir F. Azarbal, MD, Gregory L.
     Moneta, MD
     General Surgery, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR
 
     Discussant: Mark Morasch, MD
 
 3. Early Experience With Fenestrated Endografts Compared To the Snorkel Technique: Lessons
     Learned
    
     George Lee, MD, Venit Varu, MD, Venita Chandra, MD, Ronald Dalman, MD, Jason Lee, MD
     Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
 
     Discussant: Brian DeRubertis, MD
 
§4. Mid-Term Changes In Renal Function Following Snorkel Repair of Juxtarenal Aneurysms
     
      Vinit N. Varu, MD, Kenneth Tran, Venita Chandra, MD, George K. Lee, MD, Ronald L. Dalman, MD,  
       Jason T. Lee, MD
      Stanford University, Stanford, CA
 
      Discussant: Jeffrey Ballard, MD
 
5.  Dynamic Tailoring of the "Crack and Pave" Technique In EVAR Cases With Prohibitive Iliac Artery 
     Anatomy
    
     Craig Weinkauf, MD, PhD, Miguel Montero-Baker, MD, Joseph L. Mills, Sr., MD
     Vascular Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
 
6. Custom-Made Fenestrated Stent Graft For Infrarenal Aortic Aneurysm Repair With Coexistent  
    Horseshoe Kidney 
    
     Wai-Ki Yiu, MBBS, PhD, FRCS, Yiu-Che Chan, Albert C Ting, Stephen WK Cheng
     Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
 
7. The “Periscope” Technique Successfully Lengthens the Distal Landing Zone During TEVAR 
    
     Vinit Varu, MD, Venita Chandra, MD, Eric Bluemn, MD,  Michael D. Dake, MD, Jason T. Lee, MD
     Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  
8. Occlusive and Aneurysmal Disease, A Novel Role For the Endologix Abdominal Endograft    
   
    Omid Jazaeri, MD, Jeniann Yi, MD, Paul Rochon, MD, Rajan Gupta, MD, Joshua Greenberg, MD, 
    David Kuwayama, MD, Mark Nehler, MD
    Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
  
 
   PRESIDENTIAL GUEST LECTURE
   A Personal Journey In Leadership: The Process of Creating A New Medical School
   Spence M. Taylor, MD
   Greenville Hospital System & University Medical Center
   Greenville, South Carolina
      
     Sukgu M. Han, MD, Bian Wu, MD, Charles M. Eichler, MD, Linda M. Reilly, MD, Shant M. Vartanian,  
     MD, Michael S. Conte, MD, Jade S. Hiramoto, MD
     Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA
 
     Discussant: John Lane, MD
 
§10. Lower Extremity Autogenous Vein Bypass For Critical Limb Ischemia Is Not Adversely Affected 
        By A Failed Endovascular Procedure   
      
        Vincent J. Santo, III, MD, Phong Dargon, MD, Amir Azarbal, MD, Timothy Liem, MD, Erica Mitchell,
        MD, Gregory Landry, MD, Gregory Moneta, MD
        Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
 
        Discussant: Joseph Mills, MD
 
§11. Endovascular Therapy Is Effective Treatment For Focal Stenoses In Failing Infrapopliteal Grafts 
      
         Gregory G. Westin, MAS, Ehrin J. Armstrong, MD, MSc, MAS, Satinder Singh, MD, Haseeb   
         Saeed, MD, William C. Pevec, MD, John R. Laird, MD,  David L. Dawson, MD
         University of California, Davis, Sacramento
 
       Discussant: Charles Eichler, MD
 
12. 2,500,000 Troubled Soles: Ten-Year Analysis of Diabetic Foot Infections In the United States 
    
        Grant H. Skrepnek, PhD, David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, Joseph L. Mills, Sr., MD
        The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
 
        Discussant: Vincent Rowe, MD
 
13. Mid-Term Outcomes of Neuroischemic and Ischemic Wounds Treated By A Multidisciplinary Limb 
      Salvage Service 
     
      Shant M. Vartanian, MD, Kene Ofili, DPM, Kristin Robinson, DPM, Charles M. Eichler, MD, Jade S. 
      Hiramoto, MD, Alex Reyzelman, DPM, Michael S. Conte, MD
      University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
 
      Discussant: Niten Singh, MD
 
§14. Split Thickness Skin Grafts In High Risk Extremity Wounds: Helpful or Heretical? 
      
        Jessica F. Rose, Jennifer Pappalardo, Joseph L. Mills, David G. Armstrong
        University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
 
       Discussant: York Hsiang, MD
 
      
  PRESIDENTIAL GUEST LECTURE
  Lower Extremity Arterial Disease: Allocating Resources and Producing Optimal Outcomes
  Spence M. Taylor, MD
  Greenville Hospital System & University Medical Center
  Greenville, South Carolina
 
  LUNCHEON SYMPOSIUM
  Lower Extremity Limb Salvage Symposium: Changes In the Disease Require New Paradigms  
  and 
Management Approaches
 
  Scope of Problem, Classification of Disease
  Joseph L. Mills, Sr., MD
  Chief, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  Co-Director, Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA)
  University of Arizona Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ
 
  Endovascular Therapy of Fem-Pop and Tibial Disease
  Peter A. Schneider, MD
  Kaiser Division of Vascular Therapy, Honolulu, HI 
 
  Distal Bypass Tips and Tricks: Who Still Needs One?
  George Andros, MD
  Amputation Prevention Center, Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Van Nuys, CA
 
  Principles of Wound Management
  David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD
  Professor of Surgery and Director
  Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA)
  University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
 
  Risk Factors and Functional Status Determine Outcome
  Spence M. Taylor, MD
  Greenville Hospital System and University Medical Center, Greenville, SC 
 
  Objective Performance Goals and Outcomes
  Michael S. Conte, MD
  Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
  Co-Director, UCSF Center for Limb Preservation
  University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
 
 
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
 
SCIENTIFIC SESSION III
 
15. Ex Vivo Renal Artery Reconstruction Is the Treatment of Choice For Complex Renal Artery 
      Pathology 
     
      Sung W. Ham, MD, Fred A. Weaver, MD
      University of Southern California - Division of Vascular Surgery, Los Angeles, CA
 
       Discussant: Christian deVirgilio, MD
 
16. The Low Mortality of Renal Artery Aneurysms (RAA): Is Current Treatment Too Aggressive?
    
      Jill Q. Klausner, B.S., Michael Harlander-Locke, B.S., Adam Plotnik, MD, Evan Lehrman, MD, Brian  
      G. DeRubertis, MD, Peter F. Lawrence, MD
      University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
 
     Discussant:  Fred Weaver, MD
 
§17. Vascular Reconstruction During Major Oncologic Pancreatic Resections 
     
       Carlos Pineda, MD, Venita Chandra, MD, Geoff Krampitz, MD,  George A. Poultsides, MD, Jeffrey  
       A. Norton, MD, E. John Harris, Jr., MD
       Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
 
      Discussant: David Rigberg, MD
 
18. Survey of the Initial Cohort of Graduating Integrated 0+5 Residents and Vascular Fellows:
      Experiences During the Job Hunt 
    
      Benjamin D. Colvard, MD, Murray Shames, MD, Andres Schanzer, MD, John Rectenwald, MD,  
      Rabih Chaer, MD,  Jason T. Lee, MD
      Vascular Surgery, Stanford, Stanford, CA; University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; University of 
      Massachusetts, Worcester, MA; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; University of Pittsburgh 
      Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA; Stanford, Stanford, CA
 
     Discussant: Linda Reilly, MD
 
19. Objective Intra-operative Assessment of AV Fistula Creation by Surgical Residents Does Not  
      Correlate with Subjective Technical Skills Evaluation 
     
      Edward Gifford, MD, Samuel Schwartz, MD, Patrick Chisum, BS, Amy Kaji, MD, PhD, Bruce Stabile,  
      MD, Christian de Virgilio, MD
      Department of Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
 
20. Erosion of Central Venous Stent Into Neck: A Case Report and Literature Review of
      Complications With Central Venous Stent
    
     Luke X. Zhan, MD, PhD, Elizabeth Lee, Zachary Taylor, Joseph L. Mills, Karou Goshima
     Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
 
21. Multimodal Therapy In the Treatment of A Venolymphatic Malformation of the Axilla and Chest 
      Wall In An Infant 
     
      Colton C. Gits, BA, Stephen C. Nelson, MD, Brad A. Feltis, MD, Jason Q. Alexander, MD
      Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, MN; Children's Hospitals and Clinics of  
      Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
 
22. Potential Association of A Single Nucleotide  Polymorphism in the CDNK1B Gene and Carotid 
      Plaque Fibrous Cap Status By MRI 
    
      Thomas S. Hatsukami, MD, Gail P. Jarvik, MD, PhD, Daniel S. Hippe, M.S., Jane E. Ranchalis,  
      Alexander W. Clowes, MD
      Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
 
      Robert J. Hye, MD, Andrea Smith, RN, Gary H. Wong, MD, MPH, Southida Vansomphone, PhD,   
      Ronald D. Scott, MD, Michael H. Kanter, MD
      Surgery, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA; Kaiser Permanente, Pasadena, CA; Kaiser 
      Permanente, West Los Angeles, CA
 
     Discussant: Ronald Dalman, MD
 
24. Fate and Follow Up of Patients With Small and Intermediate Diameter Abdominal Aortic 
      Aneurysms In A Screening Program 
    
      LeAnn A. Chavez, MD, Kevin C. Chun, B.S., Kai Y. Teng, B.S., Kiana M. Samadzadeh, B.S., Eugene  
      S. Lee, MD, PhD
     University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA; Sacramento VA Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
 
     Discussant: Dennis Bandyk, MD
 
25. Endoleaks Following EVAR: Long-Term Outcome and Clinical Significance 
    
     Eddie Blay, Jr, BA, Vinit Varu, MD, Lisa Sun, MS, Wei Zhou, MD
     Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Duke University, Durham, NC; Stanford University,
     Stanford, CA; St. Jude Medical, Palo Alto, CA
 
     Discussant: David Dawson, MD
 
26. No Difference In Mortality After Inter-Facility Transfer For Patients With Ruptured Abdominal
     Aortic Aneurysm 
    
      Matthew W. Mell, MD, MS, N. Ewen Wang, MD, Doug E. Morrison, MS, Tina Hernandez-Boussard,  
      PhD MPH
      Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
 
     Discussant: Ellen T. Farrokhi, MD
 
27. Early and Late Outcomes Following Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Requiring A Suprarenal
      Cross-Clamp 
    
      Sarah M. Wartman, MD, Karen Woo, MD, Andrew Yaeger, BS, S. Grace Huang, MD, Vincent Rowe,
      MD, Fred A. Weaver, MD
     University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
 
     Discussant: Christopher Owens
 
28. EVAR Continues To Cost More Than Open AAA Repair 
    
      Misty D. Humphries, MD, Bjoern D. Suckow, MD, Joshua T. Binks, Carrie McAdam-Marx, PhD, Larry
      W. Kraiss, MD
      Vascular Surgery, University of California-Davis, Sacramento, CA, University of Utah, Salt Lake 
      City, UT,  University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
 
29. Percutaneous Aortic Dissection Flap Fenestration For the Treatment of Functional Severe
      Claudication 
     
      Miguel F. Montero-Baker, Magdiel Trinidad-Hernandez
      University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ
 
30. Iliac Artery Inflow For High-Risk Cerebral Revascularization 
    
      Joshua I. Greenberg, MD, Jason T. Lee, MD, Christopher K. Zarins, MD
      Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical 
     Campus, Aurora, CO; Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
      
 
LUNCHEON SYMPOSIUM
  RPVI Ultrasound Review Symposium
  Dennis Bandyk, MD
  Vascular Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
 
  Topics:
 
  1.  Ultrasound physics
 
  2.  Carotid interpretation
 
  3.  Lower extremity
 
  4.  Visceral
 
  5.  Renal
 
  6.  Transcranial Doppler
      Misty Humphries, MD, Ehrin Armstrong, MD, John Laird, MD, Jessica Paz, William Pevec, MD
      Vascular Surgery, University of California-Davis, Sacramento, CA
 
     Discussant: Scott Musicant, MD

 
32. The Diagnostic Triad of Orphan Heel Syndrome: Posterior Tibial and Peroneal Artery Occlusive 
      Disease, Poorly Controlled Diabetes and Renal Failure 
      
      Zack Taylor, Sr., MD
      Vascular Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
 
      Discussant: Michael Conti, MD

 
33. Adjunctive Dexamethasone Infusion Into the Adventitia of the Femoro-Popliteal Artery To 
     Enhance Clinical Efficacy Following Endovascular Revascularization: A Proof of Concept First In
     Man Study
 
    
     Christopher D. Owens, Warren Gasper, Hugh F. Alley, Karen C. Chong, Joseph H. Rapp, Michael S.
     Conte, Kirk Seward, Marlene S. Grenon
     University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Mercator MedSystems, San Leandro, CA
 
     Discussant: Gregory Landry, MD
 
34. Demographic and Echocardiographic Predictors of Anatomic Site and Outcomes of Interventions
      For Cardiogenic Peripheral Emboli 
     
      Gregory Landry, MD, Rakendu Shukla, Timothy Liem, MD, Erica Mitchell, MD, Amir Azarbal, MD, 
      Greg Moneta, MD
      Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
 
      Discussant: Roy Fujitani, MD
 
35. Beyond Arterial Stenosis: Walking Disability In PAD Patients Is Related To Arterial Endothelial 
      Function 
    
      Christopher D. Owens, Hugh F. Alley, Karen C. Chong, Jade S. Hiramoto, Michael S. Conte, 
      Joseph H. Rapp, Marlene S. Grenon
      University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
 
       Discussant: Larry Kraiss, MD
 
36. Prospective Evaluation of Tissue Perfusion In Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease Using 
      Laser-Assisted Fluorescent Angiography 
    
      Venita Chandra, MD, Mohamed Zayed, MD, PhD, Elizabeth Hitchner, MS, Vinit N. Varu, MD, Oliver  
      Aalami, MD, Wei Zhou, MD
     Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
  
      Takashi Nakamura, MD, Kotaro Suemitsu, MD, Junichi Nakamura, MD
      Division of Vascular Surgery, Osaka Rosai Hospital, Sakai, Osaka, Japan; Division of Nephrology,
      Kinki Central Hospital, Itami, Hyogo, Japan; Temma Nakamura Clinic, Osaka, Japan
 
     Discussant: Nicolas Nelken, MD
 
38. Long-Term Outcomes With Arteriovenous Fistulas In A Pediatric Population 
   
     Sarah M. Wartman, MD, Karen Woo, MD, David Rosen, MD, Wayne S. Gradman, MD, Vincent 
     Rowe,  MD
     University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, 
     CA; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
 
    Discussant: Robert Hye, MD
 
39. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome In High  Performance Athletes 
     Venita Chandra, MD Benjamin Colvard, MD, Christine Little, Cornelius Olcott, IV, MD, Jason T.
     Lee, MD
     Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
 
    Discussant: Hugh Gelabert, MD
 
40. Axillo-Subclavian Vein Thrombosis or Paget  Schroetter Syndrome: Outcomes of Alternative 
      Surgical Approaches 
     Janice N. Thai, MD, Magdiel Trinidad-Hernandez, MD, Joseph L. Mills, MD
     Vascular Surgery, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ
 
     Discussant: Hugh Gelabert, MD
 
41. Intravenous Ultrasound (IVUS) Identifies Stenosis In Venographically Normal Appearing Veins At  
      the Thoracic Outlet 
      Sharon C. Kiang, MD, Hugh A. Gelabert, MD, Brian G. DeRubertis, MD, David A. Rigberg, MD,
      Steven M. Farley, MD, Jessica B. O'Connell, MD, Juan C. Jimenez, MD, Peter F. Lawrence, MD
      Vascular Surgery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
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