Program (2018)
The 2018 VEITHsymposium program features over 900 rapid-fire presentations offered in more than 100 sessions throughout the five-day event. Click on the day below to review the sessions, then click on the session number to see a listing of presentations and speakers within a session.

TUESDAY PROGRAMS
Program A:(Sessions 1-8) 6:40 A.M. - 6:02 P.M.
Progress In The Treatment Of Heart Valve, Coronary And Thoracic And
Abdominal Aortic Diseases

SESSIONS 1-4 WILL BE HELD IN THE GRAND BALLROOM EAST; SESSIONS 5-8 WILL BE HELD IN THE GRAND BALLROOM WEST.
Location:Grand Ballroom East and West, 3rd Floor
 
Program B:(Sessions 9-16) 6:40 A.M. – 5:57 P.M.
New Developments In Robotics, Laparoscopy, Simulation, Guidance, Carotid Disease And Aortic-Branch
Disease; New Techniques And Concepts; Vascular Surgery Governing Bodies And Training And
Open And Hybrid Vascular Procedures

SESSIONS 9-12 WILL BE HELD IN THE GRAND BALLROOM WEST; SESSIONS 13-16 WILL BE HELD IN THE GRAND BALLROOM EAST.

Location:Grand Ballroom East and West, 3rd Flooor
 
Program C:(Sessions 17-18) 7:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Management Of Pulmonary Embolism: A Complex Team Sport

Course Leader:
Michael R. Jaff, DO
Location:Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
 
Program D:(Sessions 19-22) 1:00 P.M. – 5:40 P.M.
More Hot Topics Related To The Treatment Of Aortic, Iliac Artery, Lower Extremity And Carotid Diseases
Location:Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
 
WEDNESDAY PROGRAMS
Program E:(Sessions 23-30) 6:40 A.M. – 6:09 P.M.
Progress In Lower Extremity Occlusive Disease And Its Treatment
Location:Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
 
Program F:(Sessions 31-38) 6:40 A.M. – 6:03 P.M.
New Developments In Medical, Anti-Atherogenic And Anti-Hypertensive Treatments; Management Of Complications And Endoleaks; Issues And Other Important Topics Related To Outpatient Centers, Government, Reimbursement, Ethics, Practice And Vascular Care


Vascular Disease Medical Sessions Course Leaders:
Michael R. Jaff, DO
Raghu Kollur, MD
Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP
Mehdi H. Sbhishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD
Ido Weinberg, MD, MSc


Location:Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
 
Program G:(Sessions 39-46) 6:45 A.M. – 5:50 P.M.
More New Developments In Thoracic Aortic Disease, Dissections, TAAAs, Juxta- And Pararenal AAAs, Parallel Grafts, Fenestrated And Branched EVAR (F/B/EVAR), Multilayer Bare Stents, Infrarenal AAAs And EVAR, And Recorded Live Complex Cases
Location:Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
 
THURSDAY PROGRAMS
Program H:(Sessions 47-54) 6:45 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
New Or Updated Techniques And Concepts; Advances In F/B/EVAR And Parallel Grafts For Complex AAAs; Tribute To Our Military; New Developments In The Treatment Of Ruptured AAAs; More Hot Aortic Topics; New Developments In Telemedicine, Prevention Of Contrast Renal Toxicity, And Radiation Safety
Location:Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
 
Program I:(Sessions 55-62) 6:45 A.M. – 5:44 P.M.
New Devices For Standard EVAR And More Complex AAA Endovascular Treatments; TEVAR And TAAA Repair; New Lower Extremity Treatments And Devices; Updates On Endoanchors And New Devices For Clot Removal
Location:Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
 
Program J:(Sessions 63-67) 7:00 A.M. - 2:05 P.M.
Superficial Venous Disease

Course Leaders:
Jose I. Almeida, MD, RPVI, RVT,
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS,
Kenneth Ouriel, MD, MBA
Thomas W. Wakefield, MD
Location:Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
 
Program K:(Sessions 68-70) 2:25 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
Additional Interesting Or Late Breaking Hot Topics In The Treatment Of Aortic, Lower Extremity And Carotid Disease
Location:Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
 
FRIDAY PROGRAMS
Program L:(Sessions 71-78) 6:50 A.M. – 5:59 P.M
New Developments In The Prevention And Treatment Of Spinal Cord Ischemia (SCI) With TEVAR And TAAA Repairs; Carotid Related Topics: New And Improved Devices And Techniques, Risk And Causes Of Strokes, Disease And Treatment Effects On Cognition, Effects Of Medical Treatment, Timing Of CEA/CAS; CAS Optimism; Updates On Guidelines; Trials; Controversies; Percutaneous Closure Devices And Wound Care
Location:Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
 
Program M:(Sessions 79-87) 6:45 A.M. – 5:30 P.M.
New Developments In Popliteal Diseases And Their Treatment; Management Of Infected Arteries, Prosthetic Grafts And EVAR Grafts; Advances In Imaging And Guidance, Medical Conditions And Treatments, Treatment Of Thoracic Outlet Syndromes (TOSs), Vascular Trauma And REBOA; Recorded Challenging Live Cases From Münster And The Mayo Clinic


Vascular Disease Medical Sessions Course Leaders:
Michael R. Jaff, DO
Raghu Kollur, MD
Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP
Mehdi H. Sbhishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD
Ido Weinberg, MD, MSc

Location:Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
 
Program N:(Sessions 88-92) 8:05 A.M. – 5:04 P.M.
Deep Venous Disease

Course Leaders:
Jose I. Almeida, MD, RVT, RPVI
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS
Kenneth Ouriel, MD, MBA
Thomas W. Wakefield, MD
Location:Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
 
Program O:(Sessions 93-96) 7:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Diagnosis And Treatment Of Vascular Malformations

Course Leaders:
Wayne F. Yakes, MD
Krassi Ivancev, MD, PhD
Robert L. Vogelzang, MD
Location:Gramercy Suites East and West, 2nd Floor
 
SATURDAY PROGRAMS
Program P:(Sessions 97-101) 6:50 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.; (Sessions 102-103) 7:20 A.M. – 9:30 A.M
Topics Too Hot To Miss Or Late Breaking: Related To The Lower Extremities, The Aorta, Its Branches, Carotid Arteries Or Assorted Vascular Subjects


Program P – Part 1: (Sessions 97-101) 6:50 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor

Program P – Part 2: (Sessions 102-103) 7:20 A.M. – 9:30 A.M
Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Location:Grand Ballroom East and West, 3rd Flooor
 
Program Q:(Sessions 104-108) 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Improving Outcomes In Hemodialysis Access

Course Leaders:
Larry A. Scher, MD
Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH
Location:Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
 
Program R:(Sessions 109-114) 9:05 A.M. – 4:11 P.M.
Venous Disease


Course Leaders:
Jose I. Almeida, MD, RPVI, RVT
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS
Kenneth Ouriel, MD, MBA
Thomas W. Wakefield, MD
Location:Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
 
COMBINED PROGRAM FOR VASCULAR SURGERY, INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

6:00AM - General Registration - Rhinelander Gallery, 2nd Floor
6:00AM - Faculty Registration - Morgan Suite - 2nd Floor
6:15AM - Continental Breakfast - Rhinelander Gallery, 2nd Floor

PROGRAMS A, B, C AND D ARE CONCURRENT TUESDAY PROGRAMS
PROGRAM A (SESSIONS 1-8 - PROGRESS IN THE TREATMENT OF HEART VALVE, CORONARY, AND THORACIC AND ABDOMINAL AORTIC DISEASES; 6:40 A.M. to 6:02 P.M.)
Location: Grand Ballroom East and West, 3rd Floor

SESSION 1: PROGRESS IN TRANSCATHETER VALVE IMPLANTATION, CORONARY ARTERY STENTING AND ASCENDING AORTIC DISEASE TREATMENT
SESSION 2: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF AORTIC ARCH LESIONS AND AORTIC DISSECTIONS
SESSION 3: AORTIC DISSECTIONS (TYPE B AND TYPE A) AND THEIR TREATMENTS
SESSION 4: MORE NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF TBADs AND THORACIC AORTIC DISEASE; TEVAR AND THORACOABDOMINAL ANEURYSMS (TAAAs)
SESSION 5: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN EVAR AND AAA
SESSION 6: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF SHORT-NECKED (JUXTARENAL) AAAs AND PARARENAL AAAs
SESSION 7: MORE NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN TBADs, TEVAR, THORACIC AND THORACOABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS (TAAAs)
SESSION 8: CONTROVERSIES AND NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF UNCOMPLICATED TBADs
PROGRAM B (SESSIONS 9-16 - NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN ROBOTICS, LAPAROSCOPY, SIMULATION, GUIDANCE, CAROTID DISEASE AND AORTIC BRANCH DISEASE; NEW TECHNIQUES AND CONCEPTS; VASCULAR SURGERY GOVERNING BODIES AND TRAINING AND OPEN AND HYBRID VASCULAR PROCEDURES - 6:40 A.M. to 5:57 P.M.)
Location: Grand Ballroom East and West, 3rd Floor
SESSION 9: PROGRESS IN VASCULAR ROBOTICS, LAPAROSCOPY, SIMULATION AND IMPROVED GUIDANCE SYSTEMS IN VASCULAR SURGERY
SESSION 10: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF CAROTID DISEASE AND ASYMPTOMATIC CAROTID STENOSIS (ACS)
SESSION 11: PROGRESS IN THE INTERVENTIONAL MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE STROKES – A NEW HORIZON
SESSION 12: PROGRESS IN THE TREATMENT OF AORTO-ILIAC OCCLUSIVE DISEASE
SESSION 13: NEW IMPROVED OR CONTROVERSIAL CONCEPTS OR TECHNIQUES
SESSION 14: VASCULAR SURGERY’S GOVERNING BODIES, BOARDS, RESIDENCY REVIEW COMMITTEES, TRAINING, THE NEED FOR INDEPENDENCE AND BRANDING OF THE SPECIALTY
SESSION 15: PROGRESS IN THE TREATMENT OF RENAL AND VISCERAL ARTERY DISEASE
SESSION 16: OPEN AND HYBRID SURGICAL PROCEDURES
PROGRAM C (SESSIONS 17-18 - MANAGEMENT OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM: A COMPLEX TEAM SPORT; 7:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.)
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor

SESSION 17: MANAGEMENT OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM: A COMPLEX TEAM SPORT – PART 1
SESSION 18: MANAGEMENT OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM: A COMPLEX TEAM SPORT – PART 2
PROGRAM D (SESSIONS 19-22 - MORE HOT TOPICS RELATED TO THE TREATMENT OF AORTIC, ILIAC ARTERY, LOWER EXTREMITY AND CAROTID DISEASES; 1:00 P.M. to 5:40 P.M.)
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor

SESSION 19: HOT NEW TOPICS RELATED TO THE AORTA AND ITS BRANCHES AND AORTIC COARCTATIONS (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 20: HOT NEW TOPICS RELATED TO THE AORTA AND ILIAC ARTERIES (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 21: HOT NEW TOPICS RELATED TO LOWER EXTREMITY OR CAROTID TREATMENTS (4½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 22: HOT NEW TOPICS RELATED TO LOWER EXTREMITY TREATMENTS OR MEDICAL ISSUES (4 ½ MINUTE PAST PACED TALKS)

6:00AM - General Registration - Rhinelander Gallery, 2nd Floor
6:00AM - Faculty Registration - Morgan Suite - 2nd Floor
6:15AM - Continental Breakfast - Rhinelander Gallerly, 2nd Floor

PROGRAMS E, F AND G ARE CONCURRENT WEDNESDAY PROGRAMS
PROGRAM E (SESSIONS 23-30 - PROGRESS IN LOWER EXTREMITY OCCLUSIVE DISEASE AND ITS TREATMENT; 6:40 A.M. to 6:09 P.M.)
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor

SESSION 23: TOPICS RELATED TO GENERALITIES IN THE ENDOVASCULAR AND OPEN TREATMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY OCCLUSIVE LESIONS
SESSION 24: PROGRESS IN LOWER EXTREMITY STENT BASED TREATMENTS FOR OCCLUSIVE LESIONS
SESSION 25: MORE TOPICS RELATED TO COMPLEX LOWER EXTREMITY DISEASE AND ITS TREATMENT: ATHERECTOMY, LITHOPLASTY, OVERCOMING CALCIFICATION BELOW THE KNEE (BTK), TIBIAL ARTERY TREATMENTS, AND COMBINATIONS OF TREATMENTS
SESSION 26: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN DRUG COATED BALLOONS (DCBs), OTHER DEVICES FOR TREATMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY OCCLUSIVE LESIONS, RANDOMIZED TRIALS (RCTs) AND BTK TREATMENTS
SESSION 27: EXOTIC AND EXTREME NEW TREATMENTS AND TECHNIQUES FOR SEVERE LOWER EXTREMITY OCCLUSIVE DISEASE AND CHRONIC LIMB THREATENING ISCHEMIA (CLTI): DEALING WITH THE “NO OPTION” FOR TREATMENT OR “UNSALVAGEABLE” LIMB AND THE “DESERT FOOT”
SESSION 28: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN LOWER EXTREMITY TREATMENTS WITH STENT-GRAFTS AND PROSTHETIC BYPASS GRAFTS; PROGRESS IN TREATING IN STENT RESTENOSIS (ISR)
SESSION 29: LOWER EXTREMITY CLTI AND ITS TREATMENT: WHAT IS ITS BEST TREATMENT; RCTs; METHODS TO ASSESS FOOT PERFUSION AND TREATMENT SUCCESS; VALUE OF ANGIOSOME CONCEPT
SESSION 30: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION (IC) AND ACUTE LIMB ISCHEMIA (ALI)
PROGRAM F (SESSIONS 31-38 - NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN MEDICAL, ANTI-ATHEROGENIC AND ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE TREATMENTS; MANAGEMENT OF COMPLICATIONS AND ENDOLEAKS; ISSUES AND OTHER IMPORTANT TOPICS RELATED TO OUTPATIENT CENTERS, GOVERNMENT, REIMBURSEMENT, ETHICS, PRACTICE AND VASCULAR CARE ; 6:40 A.M. to 6:40 P.M.)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor

SESSION 31: NEW DEVELOPMENT AND ADVANCES IN MEDICAL AND ANTI-ATHEROGENIC TREATMENTS FOR PATIENTS WITH ARTERIAL DISEASE
SESSION 32: MORE ON MEDICAL TREATMENTS AND NEW TECHNIQUES FOR TREATING RESISTANT HYPERTENSION; PREDICTIONS FOR THE FUTURE
SESSION 33: PROGRESS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF COMPLICATIONS AND ENDOLEAKS
SESSION 34: TRIBUTES TO VASCULAR GREATS; ISSUES RELATED TO A VASCULAR PRACTICE – PROBLEMS TO BE FACED AND HOW TO DEAL WITH THEM AND SUCCEED: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND HISTORY
SESSION 35: ISSUES RELATED TO OUTPATIENT CENTERS, PODIATRY, REIMBURSMENTS, PERFORMANCE AND COST CONTROL
SESSION 36: MORE ISSUES RELATED TO QUALIFICATIONS, GOVERNMENT, COMPENSATION OR INCOMES, INCENTIVES, PUBLIC REPORTING OF OUTCOMES, PROCEDURAL USAGE AND VALUE OF VASCULAR SURGEONS
SESSION 37: ISSUES RELATED TO MALPRACTICE, VASCULAR CARE AND THE VALUE AND WELL-BEING OF VASCULAR SURGEONS
SESSION 38: ISSUES RELATED TO THE SVS, VQIs, GUIDELINES, TRIALS, ETHICS AND THE JVS
PROGRAM A (SESSIONS 39-46 - MORE NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THORACIC AORTIC DISEASE, DISSECTIONS, TAAAs, JUXTA- AND PARERENAL AAAs, PARALLEL GRAFTS, FENESTRATED AND BRANCHED EVAR (F/B/EVAR), MULTILAYER BARE STENTS, INFRARENAL AAAs; 6:45 A.M. to 5:50 P.M.)
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor

SESSION 39: MORE TOPICS RELATED TO THE THORACIC AORTA, TEVAR, AORTIC DISSECTIONS AND THEIR TREATMENT
SESSION 40: MORE NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF LESIONS OF THE ASCENDING AORTA AND THE AORTIC ARCH
SESSION 41: MORE ABOUT JUXTA- AND PARARENAL AAAs, F/B/EVAR, TAAAs, NEW ENDOGRAFTS, SANDWICH GRAFTS AND HYBRID GRAFTS
SESSION 42: UPDATE ON MULTILAYER FLOW MODULATING BARE STENTS FOR THE TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL AND VISCERAL ANEURYSMS, COMPLEX AORTIC ANEURYSMS AND DISSECTIONS
SESSION 43: MORE INTERESTING TOPICS RELATED TO INFRARENAL AAAs AND STANDARD EVAR AND TBADs
SESSION 44: MORE NEW DEVELOPMENTS RELATING TO AAAs AND EVAR
SESSION 45: CHALLENGING RECORDED LIVE CASES AND THOSE EMPLOYING INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUES
SESSION 46: RECORDED COMPLEX LIVE CASES FROM LEIPZIG AND LINC; INTERESTING TECHNICAL CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS

6:00AM - General Registration - Rhinelander Gallery, 2nd Floor
6:00AM - Faculty Registration - Morgan Suite - 2nd Floor
6:15AM - Continental Breakfast - Rhinelander Gallery, 2nd Floor

PROGRAMS H, I, J AND K ARE CONCURRENT THURSDAY PROGRAMS
PROGRAM H (SESSIONS 47-54 - NEW OR UPDATED TECHNIQUES AND CONCEPTS; ADVANCES IN F/B/EVAR AND PARALLEL GRAFTS FOR COMPLEX AAAs; TRIBUTE TO OUR MILITARY; NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF RUPTURED AAAs; MORE HOT AORTIC TOPICS; NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN TELEMEDICINE, PREVENTION OF CONTRAST RENAL TOXICITY, AND RADIATION SAFETY; 6:45 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.)
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor

SESSION 47: EXCITING NEW OR UPDATED TECHNIQUES, CONCEPTS AND TECHNOLOGIES
SESSION 48: ADVANCES IN FENESTRATED AND BRANCHED EVAR (F/B/EVAR) AND PARALLEL GRAFTS FOR COMPLEX AAAs
SESSION 49: MORE ABOUT F/B/EVAR AND PARALLEL GRAFTS FOR COMPLEX AAAs AND TAAAs
SESSION 50: A TRIBUTE TO OUR MILITARY AND SERVICE PHYSICIANS; TOPICS RELATED TO MILITARY HISTORY, A NATIONAL TRAUMA PLAN, VASCULAR TRAUMA, CONTROL OF HEMORRHAGE AND RESUSCITATIVE ENDOVASCULAR BALLOON OCCLUSION OF THE AORTA (REBOA)
SESSION 51: RUPTURED AAAs AND TAAAs: RELATED ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES
SESSION 52: MORE INTERESTING HOT AORTIC TOPICS
SESSION 53: NEW TECHNIQUES, TREATMENTS, TECHNOLOGIES AND UPDATES IN TELEMEDICINE, RENAL PROTECTION, ROBOTICS, ETC.
SESSION 54: NEW CONDITIONS, IDEAS, UPDATED CONCEPTS AND RADIATION SAFETY (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
PROGRAM I (SESSIONS 55-62 - NEW DEVICES FOR: STANDARD EVAR & MORE COMPLEX AAA ENDOVASCULAR TREATMENTS, TEVAR AND TAAA REPAIR; NEW LOWER EXTREMITY TREATMENTS AND DEVICES; UPDATES ON ENDOANCHORS AND NEW DEVICES FOR CLOT REMOVAL; 6:45 A.M. to 5:44 P.M.)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor

SESSION 55: NEW OR UPDATED DEVICES FOR STANDARD EVAR, F/EVAR AND ILIAC BRANCHED DEVICES (IBDs) (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 56: NEW AND UPDATED DEVICES FOR ENDOVASCULAR ANEURYSM SEALING (EVAS) AND EVAR FOR STANDARD AND COMPLEX AAAs (4 ½-MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 57: NEW DEVICES FOR TREATMENT OF ASCENDING AORTIC AND ARCH LESIONS AND AORTIC DISSECTIONS; TEVAR AND Ch/TEVAR (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 58: NEW DEVICES OR TECHNIQUES FOR THORACIC AORTIC LESIONS OR TAAAs (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 59: NEW OR IMPROVED DEVICES FOR TREATING LOWER EXTREMITY LESIONS: STENT-GRAFTS; OTHER ENDOVASCULAR TREATMENTS; PROSTHETIC ARTERIAL GRAFTS; HEPARIN COATED PROSTHETIC GRAFTS
SESSION 60: NEW OR IMPROVED DEVICES AND DEVELOPMENTS FOR LOWER EXTREMITY ENDOVSCUAR TREATMENT: STENTS, BALLOONS, DCBs, DESs AND TACKS
SESSION 61: NEW OR IMPROVED DEVICES AND DEVELOPMENTS TO TREAT ENDOLEAKS AND PREVENT MIGRATION: ENDOANCHORS
SESSION 62: NEW OR UPDATED DEVICES OR TECHNIQUES FOR REMOVING IATROGENIC OR DISEASE GENERATED CLOT
PROGRAM J (SESSIONS 63-67 - SUPERFICIAL VENOUS DISEASE; 7:00 A.M. to 2:05 P.M.)
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor

SESSION 63: VENOUS CLINICAL EXAMINATION AND HEMODYNAMICS
SESSION 64: VENOUS IMAGING TECHNIQUES
SESSION 65: SUPERFICIAL VEIN TREATMENT STRATEGIES AND TECHNIQUES
SESSION 66: THERMAL AND NON-THERMAL ABLATION
SESSION 67: VENOUS SOCIETAL AND GOVERNANCE
PROGRAM K (SESSIONS 68-70 - ADDITIONAL INTERESTING OR LATE BREAKING HOT TOPICS IN THE TREATMENT OF AORTIC, LOWER EXTREMITY AND CAROTID DISEASE; 2:25 P.M. to 5:35 P.M.)
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor

SESSION 68: MORE HOT OR LATE BREAKING TOPICS RELATED TO DISEASE OF THE AORTA OR ITS BRANCHES (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 69: MORE HOT OR LATE BREAKING TOPICS RELATED TO DISEASE OF THE LOWER EXTREMITY; OPEN SURGERY OR NEW TECHNIQUES (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 70: HOT OR UPDATED TOPICS RELATED TO THE AORTA, TAKAYASU’S DISEASE, INFECTIONS AND CAROTID DISEASE (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)

6:00AM - General Registration - Rhinelander Gallery - 2nd Floor
6:00AM - Faculty Registration - Morgan Suite - 2nd Floor
6:15AM - Continental Breakfast - Rhinelander Gallery, 2nd Floor

PROGRAMS L, M, N AND O ARE CONCURRENT FRIDAY PROGRAMS
PROGRAM L (SESSIONS 71-78 - NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF SPINAL CORD ISCHEMIA (SCI) WITH TEVAR AND TAAA REPAIRS; CAROTID RELATED TOPICS: NEW AND IMPROVED DEVICES AND TECHNIQUES, RISK AND CAUSES OF STROKES, DISEASE AND TREATMENT EFFECTS ON COGNITION, EFFECTS OF MEDICAL TREATMENT, TIMING OF CEA/CAS; CAS OPTIMISM; UPDATES ON GUIDELINES; TRIALS; CONTROVERSIES; PERCUTANEOUS CLOSURE DEVICES AND WOUND CARE; 6:50 A.M. to 5:59 P.M.)
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor

SESSION 71: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF SPINAL CORD ISCHEMIA (SCI) ASSOCIATED WITH TEVAR AND TREATMENT OF TAAAs
SESSION 72: NEW AND IMPROVED TECHNOLOGY AND TECHNIQUES FOR CAROTID TREATMENT AND CAS: MESH COVERED STENTS AND TRANSCERVICAL TRANSCAROTID ARTERY REVASCULARIZATION (TCAR)
SESSION 73: MORE CAROTID TOPICS: CAUSES OF STROKE, RISK FACTORS, IMPACT ON COGNITION AND BEST TREATMENT WITH CONTRALATERAL ICA OCCLUSION
SESSION 74: MORE CAROTID TOPICS RELATED TO TIMING OF TREATMENT, MEDICAL TREATMENTS AND FUTURE CAS OPTIMISM
SESSION 75: CAROTID TOPICS RELATED TO NEW DEVELOPMENTS, IMPROVED TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGY, CAS VS. CEA AND CAROTID BODY TUMORS
SESSION 76: CAROTID TRIAL AND GUIDELINE UPDATES, TREATMENT OF ASYMPTOMATIC CAROTID STENOSIS (ACS) AND COMBINED CAROTID AND CORONARY DISEASE
SESSION 77: NEW TECHNIQUES AND CONCEPTS; CAROTID PATCHES; UPDATES AND CONTROVERSIES
SESSION 78: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN PERCUTANEOUS CLOSURE DEVICES, HYPERBARIC OXYGEN AND WOUND CARE
PROGRAM M (SESSIONS 79-87 - NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN POPLITEAL DISEASES AND THEIR TREATMENT; MANAGEMENT OF INFECTED ARTERIES, PROSTHETIC GRAFTS AND EVAR GRAFTS; ADVANCES IN IMAGING AND GUIDANCE, MEDICAL CONDITIONS AND TREATMENTS, TREATMENT OF THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROMES (TOSs), VASCULAR TRAUMA AND REBOA; RECORDED CHALLENGING LIVE CASES FROM MÜNSTER AND THE MAYO CLINIC; 6:45 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor

SESSION 79: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN POPLITEAL DISEASES AND THEIR TREATMENT: POPLITEAL ADVENTITIAL CYSTIC DISEASE, ENTRAPMENT SYNDROMES AND ANEURYSMS
SESSION 80: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN VASCULAR INFECTIONS AND THEIR TREATMENT: INFECTED VASCULAR GRAFTS AND EVARs; MYCOTIC AAAs
SESSION 81: ADVANCES IN IMAGING AND IMPROVED GUIDANCE SYSTEMS
SESSION 82: MORE NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN MEDICAL TREATMENTS IN VASCULAR PATIENTS
SESSION 83: ADVANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROMES (TOSs)
SESSION 84: BEYOND INTERVENTION: NOVEL IDEAS AND NEW USES FOR OLD THERAPIES IN VASCULAR MEDICINE
SESSION 85: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF VASCULAR TRAUMA AND REBOA
SESSION 86: RECORDED LIVE COMPLEX CASES FROM MÜNSTER
SESSION 87: RECORDED LIVE COMPLEX CASES FROM THE MAYO CLINIC
PROGRAM N (SESSIONS 88-92 - DEEP VENOUS DISEASE; 8:05 A.M. to 5:04 P.M.)
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor

SESSION 88: PELVIC VENOUS DISORDERS
SESSION 89: FEMORO-ILIOCAVAL INTERVENTIONAL STRATEGIES TO REDUCE VENOUS HYPERTENSION, HOT IDEAS FOR RECANALIZING CHRONIC TOTAL OCCLUSIONS
SESSION 90: STRATEGIES FOR CORRECTING SEVERE DEEP VENOUS REFLUX AND/OR OBSTRUCTION, WOUNDS AND NEW HORIZONS FOR VENOUS DISEASE MANAGEMENT
SESSION 91: STRATEGIES FOR THROMBOEMBOLIC EVENTS IN THE VENOUS SYSTEM INCLUDING THE AXILLO SUBCLAVIAN SYSTEM
SESSION 92: ENDOVASCULAR AND OPEN SOLUTIONS FOR INFERIOR VENA CAVA TUMORS AND OCCLUSIONS, VENA CAVA FILTRATION STRATEGIES, PITFALLS, AND COMPLICATIONS AND MORE ABOUT ILIAC VEIN STENTING
PROGRAM O (SESSIONS 93-96 - DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS; 7:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.)
Location: Gramercy Suites, 2nd Floor

SESSION 93: BASICS
SESSION 94: LOW-FLOW VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS
SESSION 95: HIGH-FLOW MALFORMATIONS
SESSION 96: ENDOVASCULAR CONTROVERSIES IN AVM MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

6:00AM - General Registration - 2nd Floor Promenade
6:00AM - Faculty Registration - Morgan Suite - 2nd Floor
6:30AM - Continental Breakfast - Grand Ballroom Foyer - 3rd Floor

PROGRAMS P, Q AND R ARE CONCURRENT SATURDAY PROGRAMS
PROGRAM P (SESSIONS 97-103 - TOPICS TOO HOT OR LATE BREAKING TO MISS: RELATED TO THE LOWER EXTREMITIES; THE AORTA, ITS BRANCHES, CAROTID ARTERIES OR ASSORTED VASCULAR SUBJECTS; 6:50 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.)
Location: Grand Ballroom East and West, 3rd Floor

CONCURRENT PROGRAM P - PART 1 - Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
SESSION 97: LOWER EXTREMITY TOPICS TOO HOT TO MISS (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 98: MORE ABOUT LOWER EXTREMITY TOPICS TOO HOT TO MISS (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 99: AORTA AND ITS BRANCHES – HOT TOPICS TOO GOOD TO MISS (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 100: MORE AORTIC AND ITS BRANCHES TOPICS – TOO GOOD TO MISS (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 101: HOT CAROTID AND VERTEBRAL TOPICS – TOO GOOD TO MISS (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)

PROGRAM P – PART 2 - Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
SESSION 102: MORE AORTIC AND AORTIC BRANCH TOPICS – TOO GOOD TO MISS (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
SESSION 103: MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS TOO GOOD TO MISS (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
PROGRAM Q (SESSIONS 104-108 - IMPROVING OUTCOMES IN HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS; 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor

SESSION 104: IMPORTANT ISSUES IN HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS
SESSION 105: OPTIMIZING OUTCOMES IN HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS
SESSION 106: POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND LEGAL ISSUES IN HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS
SESSION 107: NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND CONCEPTS IN HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS
SESSION 108: UPDATE ON CLINICAL CHALLENGES IN HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS
PROGRAM R (SESSIONS 109-114 - VENOUS DISEASE; 9:05 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.)
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor

SESSION 109: VENOUS IMAGING, THROMBOPHILIA
SESSION 110: EXAMINING THE EVIDENCE
SESSION 111: DEEP SYSTEM: ATTRACT TRIAL, NEW TECHNOLOGIES, VENOUS STENTING CHALLENGES
SESSION 112: MORE USEFUL SUPERFICIAL VEIN INFORMATION
SESSION 113: SCLEROTHERAPY/PHLEBECTOMY
SESSION 114: SUPERFICIAL VENOUS ABLATION, COMPRESSION, AND RESEARCH
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