SESSION XXXVI SCHEDULE
Sunday
SESSION XXXVI: NEW DEVELOPMENTS, TECHNICAL ADVANCES AND UPDATES (6 AND 7-MINUTE TALKS)
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6:45 AM - 6:51 AM Debate: Eversion Carotid Endarterectomy Is Better And More Durable Than Standard CEA
  Presenters: Dhiraj M. Shah, M.D.  
6:52 AM - 6:58 AM Debate: Standard CEA And Eversion CEA Yield Comparable Results: Do What You Do Best
  Presenters: Richard P. Cambria, M.D.  
6:59 AM - 7:05 AM Drug Coated Balloons Can Prevent Restenosis After Infrainguinal PTA
  Presenters: Gunnar Tepe, M.D.  
7:06 AM - 7:12 AM Advantages And Limitations Of The Implantable CardioMems Pressure Sensor In The Management Of Patients After EVAR
  Presenters: Richard L. McCann, M.D.  
7:13 AM - 7:19 AM Should Use Of Long-Term Intrasac Pressure Measurements Be Used Routinely After EVAR For AAAs: What Are The Limitations?
  Presenters: Jan S. Brunkwall, M.D., Ph.D.  
7:20 AM - 7:27 AM Stent-Grafting Of The Entire Aortic Arch Using Cerebral Circulatory Support And Retrograde In Situ Fenestration: Technique And Experimental Evaluatio
  Presenters: Furuzan Numan, M.D.  
7:28 AM - 7:36 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Giorgio M. Biasi, M.D. / Larry H. Hollier, M.D.  
7:36 AM - 7:43 AM How To Treat Abdominal Aortic Coarctation: Bypass, Patch, Replacement Or Stent?
  Presenters: James C. Stanley, M.D.  
7:44 AM - 7:51 AM Newer Catheter Deliverable Embolic Agents And Glues: Indications, Techniques And Precautions
  Presenters: Timur P. Sarac, M.D.  
7:52 AM - 7:59 AM What Will ACST Tell Us That Is Applicable Today: Do We Need A Best Medical Management Arm In Any Carotid Treatment Trial Of Asymptomatic Patients?
  Presenters: Alison Halliday, M.S., F.R.C.S.  
8:00 AM - 8:07 AM The Role For Tibial Angioplasty And Stenting: Technical Tips
  Presenters: Peter A. Schneider, M.D.  
8:08 AM - 8:15 AM Importance Of Inflammation In Carotid Artery Disease: What The Vascular Surgeon Needs To Know
  Presenters: Christos D. Liapis, M.D.  
8:16 AM - 8:23 AM Iliac Branch Device: The Early Australian Experience
  Presenters: Brendan M. Stanley, M.D.  
8:24 AM - 8:32 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXXVI
 
SESSION XXXVII SCHEDULE
Sunday
SESSION XXXVII: MORE ON THORACIC AND ABDOMINAL ANEURYSMS (6-MINUTE RAPID FIRE TALKS)
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8:32 AM - 8:38 AM Debate: EVAR Is Best For Fitter Patients And Not Good For Patients Unfit For Open Surgery
  Presenters: Jan D. Blankensteijn, M.D.  
8:39 AM - 8:45 AM Debate: EVAR II Is Not Valid: Patients Unfit For Open Repair Are Still Good Candidates For EVAR
  Presenters: Peter L. Harris, M.D., F.R.C.S.  
8:46 AM - 8:52 AM Complications Of Arch And Visceral Debranching: They Are Not So Easy And Have Morbidity And Mortality
  Presenters: Frank J. Criado, M.D.  
8:53 AM - 8:59 AM How To Follow Patients With The Older, More Permeable Version Of The Excluder Graft: What To Do If The AAA Enlarges A Lot?
  Presenters: Jon S. Matsumura, M.D.  
9:00 AM - 9:06 AM Posture Dependent Intermittent Endoleaks: A Cause Of Endotension After EVAR: How To Detect And Treat?
  Presenters: James May, M.D., M.S., F.R.A.C.S., F.A.C.S.  
9:07 AM - 9:13 AM Pitfalls In Sizing Of Stent-Grafts For Traumatic Aortic Rupture: Does Aortic Diameter Change With Hypotension: Do Customized Grafts Help And How Can They Be Obtained?
  Presenters: Burkhart Zipfel, M.D.  
9:14 AM - 9:21 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): John E. Connolly, M.D. / Thomas F. Panetta, M.D.  
9:21 AM - 9:27 AM Technical Steps For Increasing The Seal Zone When Using The Gore Excluder Graft In AAAs With Short Necks: The Endowedge And Kilt Methods
  Presenters: David J. Minion, M.D.  
9:28 AM - 9:34 AM EVAR In High Risk Patients With Anatomy Unsuitable For Most Commercially Available Endografts: How Can It Be Done Effectively?
  Presenters: Christopher K. Zarins, M.D.  
9:35 AM - 9:41 AM Advantages Of A Multilayer Stent In The Treatment Of Aneurysmal And Occlusive Disease
  Presenters: Armando C. Lobato, M.D., PhD.  
9:42 AM - 9:48 AM Limb Occlusion Following EVAR With Bifurcated Grafts: How To Prevent And How Best To Treat?
  Presenters: Jean-Pierre Becquemin, M.D., F.R.C.S.  
9:49 AM - 9:55 AM Prophylactic Renal Artery Stenting Prior To EVAR: When To Do It And How To Do It Safely
  Presenters: Joshua L. Weintraub, M.D., FSIR  
9:56 AM - 10:02 AM Tips And Tricks To Facilitate Use Of The Gore TAG Device For TEVARs
  Presenters: Jan S. Brunkwall, M.D., Ph.D.  
10:03 AM - 10:10 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXXVII
 
SESSION XXXVIII SCHEDULE
Sunday
SESSION XXXVIII: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN DISEASES OF THE CAROTID, VERTEBRALS AND SUPRA-AORTIC TRUNKS (7-MINUTE TALKS)
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10:10 AM - 10:17 AM Value Of Cerebral Oximetry In Patients Undergoing CEA And CAS
  Presenters: Ross Milner, M.D.  
10:18 AM - 10:25 AM Debate: CAS For Acute Stroke: When, When Not And How?
  Presenters: L. Nelson Hopkins, M.D.  
10:26 AM - 10:33 AM Debate: Surgery (CEA) For Acute Stroke: When, When Not And How?
  Presenters: Wilhelm Sandmann, M.D.  
10:34 AM - 10:41 AM How Can CAS Be Performed With Safety And Durability In High Risk Symptomatic Patients As Part Of A Vascular Practice?
  Presenters: Ali F. AbuRahma, M.D.  
10:42 AM - 10:49 AM What Is The Learning Curve With CAS And How Can We Short Circuit It?
  Presenters: Piergiorgio Cao, M.D., F.R.C.S.  
10:50 AM - 10:57 AM Ten Top Tips For Safe Effective CAS: A Vascular Surgeonís View
  Presenters: Michael B. Silva, Jr., M.D.  
10:58 AM - 11:05 AM Ten Top Tips For Safe Effective CAS: An Interventional Cardiologistís View
  Presenters: Sriram S. Iyer, M.D.  
11:06 AM - 11:13 AM Status Of CREST And Other Randomized Trials: When Will They Provide Answers?
  Presenters: Robert W. Hobson II, M.D.  
11:14 AM - 11:23 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXXVIII
 
SESSION XXXIX SCHEDULE
Sunday
SESSION XXXIX: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN CAROTID STENTING (6-MINUTE TALKS)
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11:23 AM - 11:29 AM Should We Worry About Post-Approval CAS In The Community: Is The CAPTURE Trial Really Supportive Of Widespread Adoption Of CAS As Some Have Suggested?
  Presenters: Ruth L. Bush, M.D., M.P.H.  
11:30 AM - 11:36 AM Widespread Carotid Stenting (CAS) Has A Higher Procedural Mortality Than CEA Based On A US Nationwide Database: This Difference Was Even More Pronounced In Patients With A Preop Stroke
  Presenters: John Blebea, M.D.  
11:37 AM - 11:43 AM How To Manage Patients With Tandem Lesions At The Carotid Bifurcation And Origin
  Presenters: Peter H. Lin, M.D.  
11:44 AM - 11:50 AM Advantages And Disadvantages Of Various Embolic Protection Devices
  Presenters: Daniel G. Clair, M.D.  
11:51 AM - 11:57 AM Simplified Technique For CAS Via A Cervical Mini-Incision With Flow Reversal Cerebral Protection: Technique And Results
  Presenters: David W. Chang, M.D.  
11:58 AM - 12:04 PM New Techniques For Neurorescue And When Are They Indicated?
  Presenters: Frank J. Criado, M.D.  
12:05 PM - 12:11 PM Is CAS More Risky In Patients Over 80: How Can This Risk Be Minimized?
  Presenters: Klaus D. Mathias, M.D.  
12:12 PM - 12:18 PM Carotid Artery Disease: Forget Stenosis, Itís All About Neovascularization, Plaque Composition And Vulnerability
  Presenters: William P. Paaske, M.D., DrMedSci, FRCS, FRCS Ed, FACS  
12:19 PM - 12:25 PM How To Provide Reversal Of Flow Embolic Protection For Vertebral Artery Angioplasty And Stenting
  Presenters: Claudio Schonholz, M.D.  
12:26 PM - 12:32 PM Indications, Techniques And Precautions For The Brachial Approach For CAS: Other Tips For Dealing With Difficult Arches
  Presenters: Peter A. Schneider, M.D.  
12:33 PM - 12:45 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXXIX
 
SESSION XL SCHEDULE
Sunday
SESSION XL: NEW CONCEPTS, ADVANCES AND LATE BREAKING TRIALS (5-MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
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12:45 PM - 12:50 PM Endovascular Treatment For COPD: A New Horizon
  Presenters: David H. Deaton, M.D.  
12:51 PM - 12:56 PM Experience With Stent-Graft Repair Of Carotid Artery Aneurysms
  Presenters: Klaus D. Mathias, M.D.  
12:57 PM - 1:02 PM Tips And Tricks To Facilitate Endovascular Repair Of Ruptured AAAs, Including Fascial Closure Of Femoral Puncture Sites
  Presenters: Thomas Larzon, M.D.  
1:03 PM - 1:08 PM Is There A Role For Interventional Treatment Of Portal Bed Thrombosis?
  Presenters: Matthew A. Mauro, M.D.  
1:09 PM - 1:14 PM Update On Indications, Techniques, Devices And Complications Of Endovascular Large Artery Occluders (Plugs)
  Presenters: Enrique Criado, M.D., F.A.C.S.  
1:15 PM - 1:20 PM Intravascular MRI: Is It The Magic Bullet For Detecting A Vulnerable Plaque In The Heart Or In The Carotid Artery?
  Presenters: Ron Waksman, M.D.  
1:21 PM - 1:26 PM Debate: Timing Of CEA After A Small Stroke: It Is Best To Delay Surgery For 4 Weeks
  Presenters: Caron B. Rockman, M.D.  
1:27 PM - 1:32 PM Debate: Should A Stroke Be Considered As A Medical Emergency For Treatment By CEA: Delay Is Good For The Surgeonís Results But Not For The Patient
  Presenters: A. Ross Naylor, M.D., F.R.C.S.  
1:33 PM - 1:38 PM The Role And Effectiveness Of Renal Artery Stenting And Open Reconstruction: Is There Still A Place For Open Surgery?
  Presenters: Christopher J. Kwolek, M.D.  
1:39 PM - 1:44 PM Handheld Ultrasound Volume Indicator For AAA Sac Volume Determination: A Better Way For Post-Procedural Surveillance
  Presenters: Marc R.H. van Sambeek, M.D., Ph.D.  
1:45 PM - 1:50 PM Advantages And Limitations Of Flow Reversal Embolic Protection During CAS
  Presenters: Juan C. Parodi, M.D.  
1:51 PM - 1:56 PM Impact Of Iron Storage, Blood Letting And Cytokines On Atherosclerosis: How Can Vascular Surgeons Use This Information?
  Presenters: Ralph G. DePalma, M.D.  
1:57 PM - 2:02 PM The SPACE And EVA 3S Trials: What Effect Are They Having On Carotid Treatment In Europe?
  Presenters: Nicholas J.W. Cheshire, M.D. / Eric L.G. Verhoeven, M.D., Ph.D. / Piergiorgio Cao, M.D., F.R.C.S.  
2:03 PM - 2:08 PM Internal Iliac Revascularization For Limb Salvage
  Presenters: Dipankar Mukherjee, M.D.  
2:09 PM - 2:14 PM SFA Percutaneous Intervention To Optimize Flow For Distal Bypass Grafts: An Effective And Durable Combination For Critical Ischemia
  Presenters: Michael Belkin, M.D. / Michael S. Conte, M.D.  
2:15 PM - 2:25 PM Panel Discussion
2:25 PM - 2:30 PM Prize Drawing Raffle Ė You Must Be Present To Win
2:30 PM - 2:30 PM Symposium Ends
END OF SESSION XL