SESSION XXVII SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION XXVII: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF AAAS: EVAR, OPEN REPAIR, LAPAROSCOPIC AND ROBOTIC APPROACHES: INTERESTING DEBATES (4 AND 5-MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
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6:40 AM - 6:44 AM Debate I: Proximal Extension Cuffs In EVAR Are A Bad Thing And Should Be Avoided If Possible
  Presenters: Jacob Buth, M.D.  
6:45 AM - 6:49 AM Debate I: Use Of Extension Cuffs And Placing The Body Of The Powerlink Graft On The Bifurcation Is The Best Way To Treat Most Difficult Aortic Necks
  Presenters: Dieter Raithel, M.D., Ph.D. / Lefeng Qu, M.D.  
6:50 AM - 6:54 AM Debate II: Small AAAs (4 - 5.4 cm) Should Be Treated By EVAR Because Outcomes And Results Are Better: Status Of The PIVOTAL Small AAA Trial
  Presenters: Kenneth Ouriel, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.  
6:55 AM - 6:59 AM Debate II: There Is No Difference In Post-EVAR Morbidity And Mortality Depending On AAA Size: Big Is Not Really Worse
  Presenters: Jeffrey P. Carpenter, M.D.  
7:00 AM - 7:04 AM Debate III: EVAR Is The Best Treatment For AAAs In Most Patients
  Presenters: Roger M. Greenhalgh, M.D.  
7:05 AM - 7:09 AM Debate III: The Downsides And Disadvantages Of EVAR Make Open Repair A Better Treatment In Most Patients
  Presenters: Bruce A. Perler, M.D., M.B.A.  
7:10 AM - 7:15 AM Comparison Of EVAR And Open Repair: Meta-analysis And Status Of The OVER Trial
  Presenters: Frank A. Lederle, M.D.  
7:16 AM - 7:21 AM Debate IV: Pure Endotension (Without An Endoleak) Does Not Exist: Itís All About Slow-Flow Endoleaks And Changes Within The Clot
  Presenters: Hence J.M. Verhagen, M.D., Ph.D.  
7:22 AM - 7:27 AM Debate IV: Of Course Pure Endotension Exists And Can Be Proven At Operation
  Presenters: Geoffrey L. Gilling-Smith, M.S., F.R.C.S.  
7:28 AM - 7:33 AM Comparison Of Branched Grafts And Hypogastric Occlusion For Common Iliac Aneurysms
  Presenters: Piergiorgio Cao, M.D., F.R.C.S.  
7:34 AM - 7:39 AM Technique For Branched Graft Preservation Of Hypogastric Flow Using Stock Modular (Excluder) Components
  Presenters: David J. Minion, M.D.  
7:40 AM - 7:46 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Robert B. Rutherford, M.D. / K. Wayne Johnston, M.D., F.R.C.S.  
7:46 AM - 7:51 AM Should Patients Receive Statins Before EVAR; After EVAR; What Dosage Is Best?
  Presenters: Jacob Buth, M.D.  
7:52 AM - 7:57 AM Total Laparoscopic Repair Of Short Neck AAAs
  Presenters: Olivier A. GoŽau-BrissonniŤre, M.D., Ph.D.  
7:58 AM - 8:03 AM Laparoscopic AAA Repair With A Stapled Anastomosis: Will It Make Laparoscopic AAA Repair Popular?
  Presenters: Ralf R. Kolvenbach, M.D.  
8:04 AM - 8:09 AM Progress In Robotic Aortic Surgery: Where Is It Going In The Endo Era?
  Presenters: Willem Wisselink, M.D.  
8:10 AM - 8:14 AM Debate V: Open Repair Remains The Gold Standard For Ruptured AAAs: EVAR Must Be Proven By A Randomized Trial
  Presenters: Marc R.H. van Sambeek, M.D., Ph.D.  
8:15 AM - 8:19 AM Debate V: All Should Switch To EVAR For Most Ruptured AAAs: We Donít Need A Randomized Trial
  Presenters: Frank J. Veith, M.D.  
8:20 AM - 8:25 AM Open Abdomen Treatment (OAT) Of Patients With Ruptured AAAs: A Method To Prevent Abdominal Compartment Syndrome And Do Many Other Good Things
  Presenters: Dieter O. Mayer, M.D. / Mario Lachat, M.D.  
8:26 AM - 8:31 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXVII
 
SESSION XXVIII SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION XXVIII: PROGRESS IN THE TREATMENT OF DISEASES OF THE AORTA AND ITS BRANCHES (5-MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
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8:31 AM - 8:36 AM Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia: When Is Open Surgery Best; When Is PTA And Stenting Best?
  Presenters: Lars Lonn, M.D., Ph.D. / Torben V. Schroeder, M.D., D.M.Sc.  
8:37 AM - 8:42 AM Technique For Recanalizing Totally Occluded Visceral Arteries Endovascularly: It Can Be Safe And Effective As The First Line Of Therapy For Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia: What Are The Downsides?
  Presenters: Timur P. Sarac, M.D.  
8:43 AM - 8:48 AM Tips And Tricks For Stenting Of Complex Iliac Occlusive Disease
  Presenters: Mark W. Mewissen, M.D.  
8:49 AM - 8:54 AM Management Of Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease Extending Into The Common Femoral Arteries By A Hybrid Approach (Stents Plus Open Repair)
  Presenters: Timothy F. Kresowik, M.D.  
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Renal Artery Aneurysms: Observation vs. Endovascular Treatment vs. Open Surgery: Which Is Best And When: Based On A Large Experience Over Several Decades
  Presenters: James C. Stanley, M.D.  
9:01 AM - 9:06 AM Nationwide Mortality For Renal Artery Bypass Is High Enough To Support Wide Use Of Renal Artery Stenting
  Presenters: Carlos H. Timaran, M.D.  
9:07 AM - 9:12 AM Update On Renal Artery Stenting: What Did The ASTRAL Trial Show: Is Embolic Protection Currently Worthwhile In Renal Artery Stenting? What Effect Will Statins Have On The Progression Of Renal Artery Disease? Do Statins Change Things?
  Presenters: Thomas A. Sos, M.D.  
9:13 AM - 9:18 AM No Touch And Other Techniques To Optimize Renal Artery Stenting: Can They Minimize Atheroembolism?
  Presenters: Kim J. Hodgson, M.D.  
9:19 AM - 9:24 AM Incidence And Optimal Strategies For Treatment Of Restenosis After Renal Artery Stenosing
  Presenters: Alberto Cremonesi, M.D., FESC  
9:25 AM - 9:30 AM Tips And Tricks For Anterior Spinal Exposure And Great Vessel Protection Including Use Of The PRECLUDE Vessel Guard
  Presenters: Salvador A. Brau, M.D.  
9:31 AM - 9:36 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXVIII
 
SESSION XXIX SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION XXIX: ISSUES AND CONCEPTS OF IMPORTANCE TO VASCULAR SURGEONS AND VACULAR SPECIALISTS (6 AND 7-MINUTE TALKS)
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9:36 AM - 9:42 AM Where Is Vascular Surgery A Fully Independent Specialty Throughout Europe And The World And How Has It Helped?
  Presenters: Christos D. Liapis, M.D. / Peter R.F. Bell, M.D., F.R.C.S., D.S.C., K.B.E.  
9:43 AM - 9:50 AM What Is The International Society For Vascular Surgery Doing To Help Vascular Surgeons And The Specialty? Why Should The ISVS Be Supported?
  Presenters: Giorgio M. Biasi, M.D.  
9:51 AM - 9:57 AM ISVS Poster Winners Award Ceremony
  Presenters: Giorgio M. Biasi, M.D. / Peter Gloviczki, M.D.  
9:58 AM - 10:04 AM Bioconvergence And Bio-unconvergence In Carotid Artery Stenting: What Does It Mean To Vascular Surgeons?
  Presenters: Edward B. Diethrich, M.D.  
10:05 AM - 10:11 AM Are ďLive CasesĒ Ethically Justified From The Patientís Perspective? Why Are They So Popular?
  Presenters: James W. Jones, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.A.  
10:12 AM - 10:18 AM FDA Initiatives To Stop Off-Label Use Of Endovascular Cardiovascular Devices And What It Means To Us
  Presenters: Dorothy B. Abel, B.S.B.M.E.  
10:19 AM - 10:25 AM Developments Of A Specific Vascular Skills Laboratory For Vascular Surgery Residents And Others
  Presenters: Gregory L. Moneta, M.D.  
10:26 AM - 10:32 AM Why Should Vascular Surgeons And Specialists Perform Cosmetic Interventions? How Can They Learn To Do So Safely And Effectively?
  Presenters: Ziv J. Haskal, M.D., FACR, FAHA, FSIR  
10:33 AM - 10:39 AM Will The U.S. Maintain Its Position As A World Leader In Medical Technology?
  Presenters: Thomas J. Fogarty, M.D.  
10:40 AM - 10:44 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXIX
 
SESSION XXX SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION XXX: SPECIAL SESSION: A TRIBUTE TO OUR MILITARY AND THOSE HELPING THEM (7-MINUTE TALKS)
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10:44 AM - 10:46 AM Introduction:
  Presenters: David L. Gillespie, M.D. / Norman M. Rich, M.D., F.A.C.S, D.M.C.C.  
10:46 AM - 10:53 AM Role Of Endovascular Treatments In War-Time Vascular Injuries In Iraq
  Presenters: Todd E. Rasmussen, M.D.  
10:54 AM - 11:01 AM The Role Of Volunteer Vascular Surgeons In The Current Military Conflict: How Important Are Military Vascular Surgeons To Our Troops And To Our Country?
  Presenters: Ruth L. Bush, M.D., M.P.H.  
11:02 AM - 11:09 AM Marine Corps Special Operations Command: Medical Missions In Support Of The War Against Terrorism
  Presenters: Stephen F. McCartney, M.D., F.A.C.S.  
END OF SESSION XXX
 
SESSION XXXI SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION XXXI: BUSINESS AND COST ISSUES (4 AND 5-MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
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11:09 AM - 11:13 AM How Cost Effective Is Carotid Stenting?
  Presenters: Sumaira Macdonald, MBChB (Comm), FRCP, FRCR, PhD  
11:14 AM - 11:18 AM Reduced Surveillance After EVAR Is Justified If 1 Month And 1 Year CT Scans Are OK: Recommended Protocol In 2008 And Its Impact On Reducing Cost And Morbidity
  Presenters: W. Charles Sternbergh III, M.D.  
11:19 AM - 11:23 AM Medical Malpractice Issues In The Endovascular Era: How To Cope With These Realities In 2008
  Presenters: O. William Brown, M.D., J.D.  
11:24 AM - 11:28 AM Cost Effectiveness Of Femoropopliteal Revascularization Procedures: Impact Of Patency And Reinterventions On Cost: Surgery Wins The Cost Race At 1 Year
  Presenters: Michael C. Stoner, M.D.  
11:29 AM - 11:33 AM How To Get Instant Cost Analysis Of Devices And Supplies For Every Open And Endo Case: Please Your Hospital Administrator
  Presenters: Jerry Goldstone, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S. E  
11:34 AM - 11:38 AM Systematic Evaluation Of Evidence Based Data Regarding Catheter Based Therapies For Lower Extremity Occlusive Disease: What Should Third Party Payers Look At?
  Presenters: Thomas F. O'Donnell, Jr., M.D.  
11:39 AM - 11:43 AM Minimally Invasive Office Practice: A Financial Savior For Vascular Specialists
  Presenters: Enrico Ascher, M.D.  
11:44 AM - 11:48 AM Whatís Coming With Vascular Surgery Reimbursement?
  Presenters: Robert M. Zwolak, M.D., Ph.D.  
11:49 AM - 11:53 AM Tips And Tricks With Coding To Optimize Income For Vascular Surgeons
  Presenters: Sean P. Roddy, M.D.  
11:54 AM - 11:59 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXXI
 
SESSION XXXII SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION XXXII: LUNCHEON SESSION ON NEW TECHNIQUES FOR TREATMENT OF AAAS AND OTHER LESIONS (4 AND 5-MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
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12:00 PM - 12:05 PM What Are The Optimal Criteria For Assessing The Durability Of AAA Endografts?
  Presenters: Robert Y. Rhee, M.D.  
12:06 PM - 12:11 PM Long-Term Results With CardioMEMS Implantable Pressure Measuring Devices In The AAA Sacs And The Pulmonary Artery
  Presenters: Pierre Galvagni Silveira, M.D., Ph.D.  
12:12 PM - 12:17 PM Advantages, Disadvantages And Canadian Experience With The Anaconda Graft For EVAR
  Presenters: Randy D. Moore, M.D.  
12:18 PM - 12:22 PM Endurant Medtronic Endograft For EVAR: Advantages And Early Experience
  Presenters: Hence J.M. Verhagen, M.D., Ph.D.  
12:23 PM - 12:27 PM Tips And Tricks For Successful EVAR In AAA Patients With Short Necks Using The Talent Endograft
  Presenters: Luis A. Sanchez, M.D.  
12:28 PM - 12:32 PM Use Of The VI-Datascope Covered Palmaz Stent To Manage Difficult Necks And Salvage Accessory Renal Arteries In EVAR Procedures
  Presenters: Ralf R. Kolvenbach, M.D.  
12:33 PM - 12:38 PM Update On The Aorfix Endograft (The ARBITER Trial) In Normal And Difficult Necks
  Presenters: Brian R. Hopkinson, Ch.M., F.R.C.S.  
12:39 PM - 12:44 PM New Techniques For Endoscopic Vein Harvesting
  Presenters: Vikram S. Kashyap, M.D.  
12:45 PM - 12:50 PM Endowedge Technique For Performing EVAR On Short Necked AAAs With Stock Modular Excluder Grafts: An Alternative To Fenestrated Grafts: Midterm Results
  Presenters: David J. Minion, M.D.  
12:51 PM - 12:56 PM Update On The U.S. Trial With The Aptus Aortic Endograft With Staple Fixation For AAA Treatment
  Presenters: David H. Deaton, M.D.  
12:57 PM - 1:05 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXXII
 
SESSION XXXIII SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION XXXIII: WHAT WILL THE FUTURE BE LIKE: ISSUES OF ETHICS AND JUDGMENT (5 AND 6-MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
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1:05 PM - 1:11 PM Current Guidelines For Credentialing And Hospital Privileges In Vascular Surgery
  Presenters: Keith D. Calligaro, M.D.  
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Debate: Carotid Stent Registry Data Like CAPTURE Is Adequate To Support Widespread Adoption Of CAS
  Presenters: William A. Gray, M.D. / Ronald M. Fairman, M.D.  
1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Debate: Registry Data Are Not Adequate To Support Widespread Adoption Of CAS: What Are The Flaws In Doing So?
  Presenters: Wesley S. Moore, M.D.  
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Surgeons, Interventionalists, Stents, Statins, Lifestyle Changes: Why Is Cardiovascular Morbidity And Mortality Declining And Who Should Get The Credit?
  Presenters: Allan D. Callow, M.D., Ph.D.  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Relationship Between Annual Open AAA Case Load And Operative Mortality: How Many Cases Per Year Should Your AAA Surgeon Perform?
  Presenters: Matthew M. Thompson, M.D.  
1:36 PM - 1:41 PM The Basics Of Maintenance Of Certification (MOC) For Vascular Surgeons: What Do We Need To Do Right Now?
  Presenters: Anton N. Sidawy, M.D., M.P.H.  
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Trend Toward Decreasing Length Of Follow-up In Reports Of Endo And Open Procedures In The Last Few Years
  Presenters: Evan C. Lipsitz, M.D.  
1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXXIII
 
SESSION XXXIV SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION XXXIV: PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF COMPLICATIONS (4 AND 5-MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
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1:53 PM - 1:58 PM A New Noninvasive Technique Measuring Tissue Oxygenation: Hyperspectral Oxygen Mapping And Its Use In Assessing Success Of Lower Extremity Revascularization
  Presenters: Anton N. Sidawy, M.D., M.P.H.  
1:59 PM - 2:04 PM Endovascular Rescue And Salvage Of Function After Prolonged Renal Artery Occlusion After EVAR
  Presenters: Peter H. Lin, M.D.  
2:05 PM - 2:10 PM Effective Management Of Carotid Patch Infection
  Presenters: Ross Naylor, M.D., F.R.C.S.  
2:11 PM - 2:14 PM Lessons Learned From A 13-Year Experience With Bilateral Hypogastric Interruption: When Is It Safe And When Might It Not Be?
  Presenters: Manish Mehta, M.D., M.P.H. / Frank J. Veith, M.D.  
2:16 PM - 2:21 PM Statins To Reduce The Rupture Rate Of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
  Presenters: Janet T. Powell, M.D., Ph.D.  
2:22 PM - 2:27 PM Onyx And Glue Instillation Via Translumbar Sac Puncture To Treat Type II Endoleaks After EVAR: Techniques, Precautions, Long-Term Results
  Presenters: Martin R. Back, M.D.  
2:28 PM - 2:33 PM Incidence, Management And Outcome Of Filter Occlusion During CAS
  Presenters: Thomas S. Maldonado, M.D.  
2:34 PM - 2:39 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXXIV
 
SESSION XXXV SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION XXXV: UPDATES, NEW TECHNIQUES AND A DEBATE (4 AND 5-MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
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2:39 PM - 2:44 PM Artery-Related Differences In The Expression Of Arteriosclerosis: Can The SFA Provide Clues To Whatís Happening In The Coronaries And Patient Vulnerability?
  Presenters: William P. Paaske, M.D., DrMedSci, FRCS, FRCS Ed, FACS  
2:45 PM - 2:49 PM Silent Infarcts On CT: A Predictor Of Increased Stroke Risk In Patients With Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis
  Presenters: Andrew N. Nicolaides, M.S., F.R.C.S.  
2:50 PM - 2:55 PM Numerical Computerized Models Are Better Than Animal Models For The Design And Testing Of Endovascular Grafts And Should Make Animal Testing Obsolete
  Presenters: Ramon Berguer, M.D., Ph.D.  
2:56 PM - 3:00 PM European Experience With The Anaconda Redeployable Endograft
  Presenters: Donald B. Reid, M.D.  
3:01 PM - 3:05 PM Duplex Criteria For Carotid In-Stent Restenosis: When Is Reintervention Indicated? What Is The Optimal Criterion?
  Presenters: Ali F. AbuRahma, M.D.  
3:06 PM - 3:10 PM Duplex Criteria For In-Stent Restenosis In The SFA
  Presenters: Michel S. Makaroun, M.D.  
3:11 PM - 3:16 PM New Hybrid Carotid Stent Concept: Results Of The CRISTALLO Study
  Presenters: Dierk Scheinert, M.D. / Giancarlo Biamino, M.D., PhD  
3:17 PM - 3:22 PM Simple Techniques For Crossing Total Occlusions At The Iliac, Femoropopliteal And Tibial Levels: Tips And Tricks
  Presenters: Ali Amin, M.D., R.V,T., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.  
3:23 PM - 3:28 PM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Juan C. Parodi, M.D. / James M. Seeger, M.D.  
3:28 PM - 3:33 PM I Used To Be Very Enthusiastic About CAS But Now I Am More Conservative: Are The CAS Woes A Temporary Setback Or Is The Game Over?
  Presenters: Frank J. Criado, M.D.  
3:34 PM - 3:39 PM Recent Improvements In Lower Extremity Prosthetics To Facilitate Better Ambulation
  Presenters: Bauer E. Sumpio, M.D., Ph.D.  
3:40 PM - 3:44 PM Debate: Cryoplasty Works For Limb Salvage In Patients With Critical Ischemia: The Case For
  Presenters: Thomas O. McNamara, M.D.  
3:45 PM - 3:49 PM Debate: Cryoplasty Works For Limb Salvage In Patients With Critical Ischemia: The Case Against
  Presenters: Russell H. Samson, M.D., F.A.C.S., R.V.T.  
3:50 PM - 3:55 PM Value Of Metallic Coated Silver Vascular Grafts In Treating Established Graft Infections: Why Is It Not Available In The U.S.?
  Presenters: Max Zegelman, M.D., Ph.D.  
3:56 PM - 4:00 PM Hybrid Graft Solution For AAAs With Short Necks And Angulated Iliacs: Zenith Body And Excluder Limbs
  Presenters: Eric L.G. Verhoeven, M.D., Ph.D.  
4:01 PM - 4:05 PM A Simple Blood Test (Serum NT-proBNP) As An Effective Predictor Of Cardiac Risk In Vascular Surgery Patients: Background And Early Results
  Presenters: Don Poldermans, M.D.  
4:06 PM - 4:10 PM Grey Scale Median Of The Arteriosclerotic Plaque Predicts Success Or Failure Of Lumen Reentry With Fempop Subintimal Angioplasty
  Presenters: Natalie A. Marks, M.D., R.V.T. / Enrico Ascher, M.D.  
4:11 PM - 4:16 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXXV
 
SESSION XXXVI SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION XXXVI: MORE NEW CONCEPTS AND UPDATES (4-MINUTE MINI PRESENTATIONS)
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4:16 PM - 4:20 PM Technique For Subclavian To Carotid Transposition: Tips And Tricks And Why A Bypass Is Almost Never Indicated
  Presenters: Mark D. Morasch, M.D.  
4:21 PM - 4:25 PM How To Perform Cardiac Stress Testing In Claudicants: Use Of A Stationary Bicycle In Place Of A Treadmill
  Presenters: David Kingsmore, M.D., FRCS (Ed), MB ChB, BMedBiol / Chris Easton, PhD / Stephen L. Turner, PhD  
4:26 PM - 4:30 PM The ICSS European Randomized Comparison Of CEA And CAS In Purely Symptomatic Patients: The Analogue To CREST: What Will It Tell Us And When?
  Presenters: Frans L. Moll, M.D., Ph.D.  
4:31 PM - 4:35 PM SFA Stenting: What Factors Negatively And Positively Influence Patency?
  Presenters: Joseph L. Mills, M.D.  
4:36 PM - 4:40 PM New Developments In Antiplatelet Agents
  Presenters: Samuel R. Money, M.D., M.B.A.  
4:41 PM - 4:45 PM Late Complications Of Deep Leg Vein Aortic Reconstructions: What Factors Correlate With Development Of Late Vein Graft Stenoses And How Should They Be Detected And Treated?
  Presenters: G. Patrick Clagett, M.D.  
4:46 PM - 4:50 PM Timing And Patterns Of Stroke Following CAS: Are They Different Than After CEA And What Are The Implications?
  Presenters: William A. Gray, M.D. / Ronald M. Fairman, M.D.  
4:51 PM - 4:56 PM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): James M. Seeger, M.D. / R. Clement Darling III, M.D.  
4:56 PM - 5:00 PM Can Noninvasive Imaging Predict Stroke Risk In Asymptomatic Patients Better Than Other Parameters: What Is The Status Of The HRP Study?
  Presenters: Henrik Sillesen, M.D., DMSc  
5:01 PM - 5:05 PM Kissing Stents Can Be Effective Treatment For Disease Of The Common Femoral Artery And The SFA And DFA
  Presenters: Timothy A. Resch, M.D., Ph.D. / Krassi Ivancev, M.D., Ph.D. / Martin Malina, M.D., Ph.D.  
5:06 PM - 5:10 PM Should Standard Duplex Criteria For Detecting Degree Of Carotid Stenosis Be Changed After CEA With Patch Closure?
  Presenters: Ali F. AbuRahma, M.D.  
5:11 PM - 5:15 PM A Simplified Technique For Accurately Determining Gradients Across A Stenosis
  Presenters: Ali Amin, M.D., R.V,T., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.  
5:16 PM - 5:20 PM Systemic Lytic Treatment For Acute Stroke With ICA Occlusion Can Lead To Recanalization Permitting Effective Treatment Of Carotid Lesions
  Presenters: Michel A. Bartoli, M.D.  
5:21 PM - 5:25 PM Emergency Carotid Interventions: When Are CEA Or CAS Appropriate Treatments?
  Presenters: Firas F. Mussa, M.D.  
5:26 PM - 5:30 PM EVAR Is Good Treatment For Inflammatory AAAs: The Case For
  Presenters: Peter G. Kalman, M.D.  
5:31 PM - 5:35 PM High Risk Patients Benefit Greatly From EVAR: EVAR II No Longer Applies
  Presenters: Marc R.H. van Sambeek, M.D., Ph.D.  
5:36 PM - 5:40 PM Use And Value Of 18F-FDG And CT Scans In Diagnosing Arterial Graft Infections
  Presenters: Samy S. Nitecki, M.D.  
5:41 PM - 5:45 PM Technique And Results With A New Method For Managing Heparin After Arterial Reconstructions
  Presenters: E. Sebastian Debus, M.D.  
5:46 PM - 5:50 PM Duplex Follow-up Of Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: How Often Do We Really Have To Do It?
  Presenters: Glenn Jacobowitz, M.D.  
5:51 PM - 5:59 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXXVI