SESSION 43 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 43: NEW OR IMPROVED TECHNOLOGIES FOR VASCULAR TREATMENT
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6:55 AM - 7:00 AM Advantages Of A Fully Self-Expanding Bioabsorbable Stent Scaffold In The Treatment Of SFA Disease: Results Of The STANCE Study
  Presenter(s):Andrew Holden, MBChB  
7:01 AM - 7:06 AM Results With The Next Generation Dual Component (Nitinol And PTFE) Stent (Tigris Stent From Gore): Concept And Early Results
  Presenter(s):Konstantinos Katsanos, MSc, MD, PhD, EBIR  
7:07 AM - 7:12 AM Diagnosis Of Flow-Limiting Stenosis And Plaque Vulnerability In One Non-Invasive Test: It Will Be Possible And Clinically Useful For Evaluating Peripheral Arterial Stenoses
  Presenter(s):Christopher K. Zarins, MD  
7:13 AM - 7:18 AM Update On Biodegradable Stents In The Coronary Position And Elsewhere: Impact Of Fractures On Thrombosis And Restenosis: Why They May Be Important
  Presenter(s):Ron Waksman, MD  
7:19 AM - 7:24 AM System For Reducing Radiation Exposure While Maintaining Image Quality During Interventional Procedures
  Presenter(s):Olivier H.J. Koning, MD, PhD  
7:25 AM - 7:30 AM What’s New In Drug Eluting Stent (DES) Technology And What Difference Will It Make
  Presenter(s):Ron Waksman, MD  
7:31 AM - 7:36 AM Reentry Jugular Access Device
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Wholey, MD / Kumar Pilai, MD  
7:37 AM - 7:43 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 43
 
SESSION 44 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 44: THORACOABDOMINAL ANEURYSMS (TAAAs) AND TECHNIQUES TO
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7:43 AM - 7:48 AM DEBATE: Branched And Fenestrated Endografts Are The Way To Go For Most TAAAs And Pararenal AAAs: CHIMPS Are Almost Always Second Best
  Presenter(s):Stephan Haulon, MD  
7:49 AM - 7:55 AM DEBATE: CHIMPS Are The Best Option In Many TAAA And Pararenal AAAs For Many Reasons
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM  
7:55 AM - 8:00 AM Chimney And Sandwich Grafts Work As Well As Branched Grafts If Planning Measurements And Case Selection Are Good: What Pitfalls Must Be Avoided
  Presenter(s):Ralf R. Kolvenbach, MD  
  View Abstract      
8:01 AM - 8:06 AM Multiple Parallel Grafts (Chimneys And Periscopes) Are Safe, Effective And Durable For Treating Elective And Ruptured TAAAs And Pararenal AAAs: An Experience With 169 Grafts In 77 Patients Followed Up To 5 Years
  Presenter(s):Mario Lachat, MD  
8:07 AM - 8:12 AM Experience With More Than 100 Cases Illuminates The Fog Surrounding Chimney Grafts: When Do They Work And When Don’t They
  Presenter(s):Giovanni Torsello, MD / Konstantinos Donas, MD  
  View Abstract      
8:13 AM - 8:18 AM DEBATE: Why The Sandwich Technique Is Better Than Branched Grafts For Repairing TAAAs: What Are The Pitfalls To Avoid
  Presenter(s):Armando C. Lobato, MD, PhD  
8:19 AM - 8:24 AM DEBATE: Why Branched Grafts Are Better Than CHIMPS For Repairing TAAAs And Pararenal AAAs
  Presenter(s):Timothy A.M. Chuter, DM  
8:25 AM - 8:30 AM Well Done Snorkel Or Chimney Grafts Make Fenestrated Grafts Unnecessary For Juxtarenal AAAs: Tips And Tricks For Doing Them
  Presenter(s):Jason T. Lee, MD / Ronald L. Dalman, MD  
8:31 AM - 8:36 AM How To Perform EVAR With Renal Chimneys (Video): What Are The Key Technical Steps
  Presenter(s):Edward Y. Woo, MD / Ronald M. Fairman, MD  
8:37 AM - 8:42 AM Addressing Gutters In CHIMP Procedures Using Endoanchors (Aptus HeliFx) And The Nellix Endograft (Endologix)
  Presenter(s):Jan D. Blankensteijn, MD  
8:43 AM - 8:48 AM Tips And Tricks With Chimney Grafts For Renal Revascularization And How To Make Them Work Even Without Brachial Access
  Presenter(s):David J. Minion, MD  
8:49 AM - 8:54 AM Off-The-Shelf Branched And Fenestrated Devices For Complex AAAs
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Outcomes With Branched And Fenestrated Endografts For TAAAs And Pararenal AAAs In The Real World: How Do They Compare With Open Repair Performed By Well Trained Vascular Surgeons
  Presenter(s):Jean-Pierre Becquemin, MD, FRCS  
9:01 AM - 9:09 AM Panel Discussion
9:10 AM - 9:24 AM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 44
 
SESSION 45 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 45: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY ISCHEMIA, CLI, THE ANGIOSOME CONCEPT AND ACUTE LIMB ISCHEMIA
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9:24 AM - 9:29 AM What Is The Role For Hybrid Approaches To Aorto-Iliac And Iliofemoral Arterial Occlusive Disease
  Presenter(s):Evan C. Lipsitz, MD  
9:30 AM - 9:35 AM When Is Tibial Angioplasty For Limb Salvage Worthwhile In Patients With ESRD
  Presenter(s):Werner Lang, MD  
9:36 AM - 9:41 AM Endovascular Treatment Can Be Vital To Limb Salvage After Multiple Failed Bypasses
  Presenter(s):Florian Dick, MD / Nicolas A. Diehm, MD  
  View Abstract      
9:42 AM - 9:47 AM Open Treatments (Bypasses) Can Be Vital To Limb Salvage After Multiple Failed Endovascular Treatments
  Presenter(s):Michael S. Conte, MD  
VIEWS ON THE ANGIOSOME CONCEPT
9:48 AM - 9:53 AM The Role Of The Angiosome Concept In Distal Bypass Surgery For CLI
  Presenter(s):Gregory L. Moneta, MD  
9:54 AM - 9:59 AM Angiosomes: Do They Really Matter For Limb Salvage With Endovascular Treatments And With Open Bypasses
  Presenter(s):Robert J. Hinchliffe, MD  
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM The Angiosome Concept Is Over-Rated: Collaterals Will Usually Heal The Foot If The Revascularization Is Effective
  Presenter(s):Iris Baumgartner, MD  
10:06 AM - 10:11 AM Is Angiosome Directed Tibial Revascularization Needed For Successful Limb Salvage With Endovascular Treatment: With Open Bypasses: When Does It Not Matter
  Presenter(s):Manju Kalra, MBBS  
  View Abstract      
10:12 AM - 10:18 AM Impact Of The Quality Of The Pedal Arch On Infrapopliteal Bypass Patency And Limb Salvage: It Is Not What You Think: What About The Angiosome Concept
  Presenter(s):Hisham Rashid, FRCS, FRCS (Gen)  
10:19 AM - 10:24 AM DEBATE: Endovascular First Is The Best Strategy For Treating Acute Limb Ischemia (ALI)
  Presenter(s):Ali Amin, MD, RVT, FACS, FACC  
10:25 AM - 10:30 AM DEBATE: Endovascular Treatments Are All One Needs To Treat ALI
  Presenter(s):Gary M. Ansel, MD  
10:31 AM - 10:36 AM DEBATE: Nonsense: Open Treatments Are Often Necessary To Treat ALI
  Presenter(s):Joseph L. Mills, MD  
10:37 AM - 10:42 AM EndoRepair Of Small Popliteal Aneurysms With Ultrasound Guidance Alone: Is It Safe And Durable
  Presenter(s):Enrico Ascher, MD  
10:43 AM - 10:48 AM The Angiojet Device Works Well In ALI
  Presenter(s):Fabrizio Fanelli, MD  
10:49 AM - 10:55 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 45
 
SESSION 46 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 46: ADVANCES IN MEDICAL THERAPY OR TREATMENT OF MEDICAL PROBLEMS
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10:55 AM - 11:00 AM Controlling Lipids In Patients With PAD: How Doing So Can Improve A Vascular Surgeon’s Practice: What Steps Are Needed
  Presenter(s):Jan M.M. Heyligers, MD, PhD, FEBVS  
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11:01 AM - 11:06 AM When Does Good Medical Treatment With Optimal Statin Use Result In Carotid Plaque Modification And Regression: How Does It Correlate With Decreased Stroke Risk
  Presenter(s):Andrew N. Nicolaides, MS, FRCS  
  View Abstract      
11:07 AM - 11:12 AM Tricks To Allow Statin Administration In Allegedly Statin Intolerant Patients
  Presenter(s):Don Poldermans, MD  
  View Abstract      
11:13 AM - 11:18 AM What’s New In Raising HDL: How Can It Be Done And Will It Help Patients
  Presenter(s):Ron Waksman, MD  
11:19 AM - 11:24 AM Statins Decrease Emboli During CAS: Why Does This Occur
  Presenter(s):Peter L. Faries, MD, FACS  
11:25 AM - 11:30 AM Perioperative Administration Of Clopidogrel Is Safe In Patients Undergoing Major Open Vascular Surgery On Carotid And Leg Arteries And The Aorta
  Presenter(s):Carlos Saadeh, MD, FRCSC, FACS  
  View Abstract      
11:31 AM - 11:36 AM Optimal Antiplatelet Treatment In PAD Patients Undergoing Vascular Surgery: Is Aspirin Enough
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, MS, FAHA, FACC   
11:37 AM - 11:42 AM Does An Anti-Inflammatory Drug Halt The Growth Of Small AAAs: Other Interesting Facts About Small AAA Growth: The AORTA RCT Trial vs. Placebo
  Presenter(s):Henrik Sillesen, MD, DMSc  
11:43 AM - 11:48 AM DEBATE: Vasoactive Drugs (Pletal, Trental) Are Helpful In Patients With Intermittent Claudication
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
11:49 AM - 11:54 AM DEBATE: Nonsense: Red Wine Is Better
  Presenter(s):Erich Minar, MD  
11:55 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion

End Of Program D

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 46
 
SESSION 47 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 47: NEW, REVISITED OR INTERESTING LOWER EXTREMITY TOPICS
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6:55 AM - 7:00 AM BTK Interventions For Dummies: How To Make Them Easy
  Presenter(s):Ali Amin, MD, RVT, FACS, FACC  
  View Abstract      
7:01 AM - 7:06 AM Resorbable Scaffold (Stents) In The SFA: The ESPRIT Trial Experience
  Presenter(s):Andrej Schmidt, MD / Dierk Scheinert, MD  
7:07 AM - 7:12 AM Preventing Restenosis After PTA By Subintimal Injection Of Dexamethasone
  Presenter(s):Patrice F. Bergeron, MD  
7:13 AM - 7:18 AM There Is Still A Role For Hybrid Procedures In The Endovascular Era: What Is It In The Lower Extremity
  Presenter(s):Oscar L. Ojeda, MD  
  View Abstract      
7:19 AM - 7:24 AM Combined SFA Endovascular Treatment With Distal Vein Bypass: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Giustino Marcucci, MD  
  View Abstract      
7:25 AM - 7:30 AM Alternative Access Techniques When The Common Femoral Artery Is Too Diseased, Infected Or Calcified To Be Used
  Presenter(s):Thomas O. McNamara, MD  
7:31 AM - 7:36 AM Long-Term Outcomes After Major Femoral Artery Complications Of Vascular Closure Devices: Results Of A 7-Year Danish Study
  Presenter(s):Lars Lonn, MD, PhD  
  View Abstract      
7:37 AM - 7:42 AM Role Of Lower Extremity Bypass In The Endovascular Era: It Saves Limbs
  Presenter(s):Gregory L. Moneta, MD  
7:43 AM - 7:48 AM Value Of LeGoo In Distal Bypass Operations: How To Use It And How Does It Help
  Presenter(s):Hany Zayed, MD  
7:49 AM - 8:02 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 47
 
SESSION 48 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 48: NEW AND INTERESTING AORTA RELATED TOPICS
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8:02 AM - 8:07 AM Use Of Atrial Septal Defect Closure Device To Treat A Saccular Aneurysm Of The Visceral Segment Of The Aorta
  Presenter(s):Ross Milner, MD  
8:08 AM - 8:13 AM Reintervention Rates For Elective And Emergency EVAR Are Surprisingly Similar: Why
  Presenter(s):Marc R.H.M. van Sambeek, MD, PhD  
8:14 AM - 8:19 AM 22% Of AAAs Have A Familial Basis: What Is Its Significance After EVAR
  Presenter(s):Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD  
8:20 AM - 8:25 AM Mesenteric Trash From A Shaggy Aorta In Patients Undergoing Fenestrated EVAR: Is It A Contraindication And How To Avoid The Problem
  Presenter(s):Krassi Ivancev, MD, PhD  
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8:26 AM - 8:31 AM How Often Is Reintervention Needed After TEVAR For Aortic Transection: Implications For Surveillance
  Presenter(s):Anders Wanhainen, MD, PhD / Martin Bjorck, MD, PhD  
8:32 AM - 8:37 AM PET CT Scanning To Help In The Follow-up Of Patients After EVAR: Which Patients With Endoleaks Need Reintervention And Which Do Not: Can It Decrease The Burden Of Unnecessary Imaging
  Presenter(s):Natzi Sakalihasan, MD, PhD  
8:38 AM - 8:43 AM Top 10 Tips For Treating Aortic Aneurysms After Chronic Type B Dissections: Pitfalls To Avoid
  Presenter(s):Giovanni Torsello, MD  
8:44 AM - 8:49 AM Novel Fenestration Template For Physician Modified Stent-Grafts For Pararenal AAAs
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD  
8:50 AM - 8:55 AM In Situ Fenestration For Total Arch Exclusion And Endograft Reconstruction: How Can Brain Perfusion Be Sustained: First In Man Experience
  Presenter(s):Bjőrn Sonesson, MD, PhD  
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8:56 AM - 9:01 AM Laser Fenestration Is A Safe Way To Revascularize Left Subclavian Arteries Covered During TEVAR: How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Jean M. Panneton, MD  
9:02 AM - 9:07 AM What Distinguishes Acute And Chronic Type B Aortic Dissections: Is There A Subacute Phase: Implications For TEVAR
  Presenter(s):Martin Bjorck, MD, PhD  
9:08 AM - 9:13 AM Two-Year Clinical Follow-Up After Successful Drug Eluting Stent Implantation For The Treatment Of Vasculogenic Erectile Dysfunction: Where Does The Procedure Stand
  Presenter(s):Krishna J. Rocha-Singh, MD  
9:14 AM - 9:19 AM Percutaneous Transgluteal Access To The Hypogastrics For Embolization, Etc.: How To Do It And When
  Presenter(s):Darren B. Schneider, MD  
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM Panel Discussion
9:30 AM - 9:50 AM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 48
 
SESSION 49 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 49: PROGRESS IN TREATMENT OF THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROMES (TOSs) AND
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THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROMES
9:50 AM - 9:55 AM Thoracic Outlet Syndromes: Role Of Lysis, Stenting, Surgery
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
9:56 AM - 10:01 AM What’s New In TOS Treatment And Reporting Standards: When If Ever Should Neurologic TOS Be Treated
  Presenter(s):Karl A. Illig, MD  
10:02 AM - 10:07 AM A New Test For TOS With Venous Obstruction: External Jugular Vein Distension With Arm Abduction And External Rotation
  Presenter(s):Sam S. Ahn, MD, MBA, FACS  
10:08 AM - 10:13 AM Paraclavicular Open Decompression For Venous TOS: Indications, Technique And Results
  Presenter(s):Ali Azizzadeh, MD  
10:14 AM - 10:19 AM Robot Assisted Transthoracic First Rib Resection For Venous TOS
  Presenter(s):Hans M.E. Coveliers, MD  
MISCELLANEOUS HOT TOPICS
10:20 AM - 10:25 AM Value Of Cutting Balloon Angioplasty For Treating Restenosis
  Presenter(s):Thomas O. McNamara, MD  
10:26 AM - 10:31 AM Are DEBs And DESs Worth The Cost In BTK Interventions
  Presenter(s):Thomas Zeller, MD  
10:32 AM - 10:37 AM Tips And Tricks For Radial Approach For All Endovascular Interventions: What Equipment Is Needed
  Presenter(s):Ali Amin, MD, RVT, FACS, FACC  
  View Abstract      
10:38 AM - 10:43 AM Update On Role Of Viatorr Covered Stent For TIPS Procedures For Variceal Bleeding: Patient Survival Is Much Improved Over Esophageal Banding In A RCT
  Presenter(s):Ziv J. Haskal, MD, FACR, FAHA, FSIR  
10:44 AM - 10:50 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 49
 
SESSION 50 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 50: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN PROSTHETIC VASCULAR GRAFTS AND OTHER
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PROGRESS IN PROSTHETIC VASCULAR GRAFTS
10:51 AM - 10:55 AM 4-Year Results Of A Randomized Trial Comparing Heparin Bonded PTFE Grafts (Propaten) To Standard PTFE Grafts In The Fem-Pop Position
  Presenter(s):Jes S. Lindholt, MD  
  View Abstract      
10:56 AM - 11:00 AM 4-Year Results Of Heparin Bonded PTFE Grafts Are Better Than Standard PTFE Grafts And May Be As Good As Saphenous Vein Grafts
  Presenter(s):Russell H. Samson, MD, RVT, FACS  
11:01 AM - 11:05 AM Long-Term Propaten Heparin Bonded PTFE Graft Patency Approaches Those Of Vein Grafts In Lower Extremity Bypass Procedures: When Is Vein Superior
  Presenter(s):Richard F. Neville, MD  
  View Abstract      
11:06 AM - 11:10 AM Standard Grafts, Heparin Bonded Grafts, Hybrid Grafts: Role And Indications For Each In Lower Extremity Occlusive Disease
  Presenter(s):Edward Y. Woo, MD  
11:11 AM - 11:15 AM Economic Value Of Heparin Bonded Vascular Grafts (Propaten) For Lower Extremity Bypasses
  Presenter(s):Manish Mehta, MD, MPH  
11:16 AM - 11:20 AM Techniques And Advantages Of Sutureless Endoluminal Anastomoses In Lower Extremity Revascularizations: A Solution For Difficult Settings
  Presenter(s):Jean Bismuth, MD  
11:21 AM - 11:25 AM A New Composite (PTFE-Dacron) Heparin Bonded Graft (The FUSION Bioline Graft): It Performs Well In A RCT vs. Standard PTFE Grafts
  Presenter(s):Alan B. Lumsden, MD, FACS  
11:26 AM - 11:30 AM How Cost Should Impact Treatment Strategies For Management Of SFA Occlusive Disease
  Presenter(s):Dennis R. Gable, MD, FACS  
11:31 AM - 11:36 AM The ENDOMAX Trial: A RCT Comparing Bivalirudin vs. Heparin In CLI, PTRA, CAS And EVAR Procedures: Why Bivalirudin May Be Better
  Presenter(s):Barry T. Katzen, MD  
11:37 AM - 11:42 AM Upper Extremity Thromboembolectomy Using Duplex Ultrasound As The Sole Imaging Method For Diagnosis And Treatment
  Presenter(s):Anil P. Hingorani, MD  
11:43 AM - 11:48 AM Results From The MIMICS Study: Why A 3D Shaped Nitinol Stent May Be Better Than Straight Stents
  Presenter(s):Thomas Zeller, MD  
11:49 AM - 11:54 AM Influence Of Smoking On Incidence Of AAAs In Women And After Screening: When Is Rescreening Ever Indicated After A Negative AAA Scan
  Presenter(s):Anders Wanhainen, MD, PhD  
11:55 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion

End Of Program E
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 50
 
SESSION 51 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 51: MANAGEMENT OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM: FROM ORAL AGENTS TO PARENTERAL LYTICS TO MECHANICAL INTERVENTION AND SURGERY – PART 1
Moderators:Michael R. Jaff, DO  
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7:15 AM - 7:20 AM Opening Remarks
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Veith, MD  
7:20 AM - 7:30 AM Welcome And Introduction
  Presenter(s):Michael R. Jaff, DO  
7:30 AM - 7:45 AM The Basics Of Pulmonary Embolism: What Is The Role Of The History, Exam, Echocardiography And Biomarkers
  Presenter(s):Ido Weinberg, MD, MSc  
7:45 AM - 8:00 AM Novel Medical Therapies For PE
  Presenter(s):Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP, FHM, FSVM  
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy For PE: What Is The Role
  Presenter(s):Christopher Kabrhel, MD, MPH  
8:10 AM - 8:20 AM Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis For PE: A Better Lytic Alternative
  Presenter(s):Nils Kucher, MD  
8:20 AM - 8:35 AM Technical Tips For Pharmacomechanical Intervention For PE: How Do I Do It
  Presenter(s):Gary M. Ansel, MD  
8:35 AM - 8:45 AM Percutaneous Pharmacomechanical Intervention For PE: Does This Really Work And What Is The Proof
  Presenter(s):Nils Kucher, MD  
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM Case Presentations/Discussion/Questions And Answers
  Panelist(s): Florian Dick, MD / Kim J. Hodgson, MD / Michael R. Jaff, DO / Christopher Kabrhel, MD, MPH / Nils Kucher, MD / Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP, FHM, FSVM / Ido Weinberg, MD, MSc  
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 51
 
SESSION 52 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 52: MANAGEMENT OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM: FROM ORAL AGENTS TO PARENTERAL LYTICS TO MECHANICAL INTERVENTION AND SURGERY - PART 2
Moderators:Michael R. Jaff, DO  
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9:45 AM - 10:00 AM The SEATTLE Trial: Is It A Breakthrough For PE Treatment
  Presenter(s):Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD  
10:00 AM - 10:10 AM What Will The SEATTLE Trial Not Tell Us
  Presenter(s):Clifford M. Sales, MD, MBA  
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10:10 AM - 10:20 AM Vortex Strategy For Massive PE
  Presenter(s):Christopher J. Kwolek, MD  
10:20 AM - 10:35 AM ECMO And Surgical Thromboembolectomy For Massive PE: When, How, And Why
  Presenter(s):Joshua N. Baker, MD  
10:35 AM - 10:45 AM Putting It All Together: The Modern Algorithm For Management Of Massive And Submassive PE
  Presenter(s):Tod C. Engelhardt, MD  
  View Abstract      
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Iliac Venous Stenosis: When To Look And When To Stent
  Presenter(s):Barry T. Katzen, MD  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM The Team Approach To PE Management: The Dawn Of PERT
  Presenter(s):Kenneth Rosenfield, MD  
11:15 AM - 11:40 AM Questions And Answers
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM End of Program F
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 52
 
SESSION 53 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 53: AORTIC ANEURYSMS: JUXTARENAL, PARARENAL, THORACIC, TAAAs AND AAAs: INTRODUCTION TO THE MULTILAYER FLOW MODULATING (MLFM) STENT
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Renal Protection Strategies During TAAA Open Repair: A New Perfusion Solution, Open Renal Stenting And Bypass With The Hybrid Graft
  Presenter(s):Germano Melissano, MD / Roberto Chiesa, MD  
  View Abstract      
1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Multicenter Trial Of Fenestrated Grafts In Short Neck AAAs: The COOK-FEN FDA Trial: FEVAR Works In The Real World
  Presenter(s):Luis A. Sanchez, MD  
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM DEBATE: Fenestrated EVAR (FEVAR) Is Now The Procedure Of Choice For Juxtarenal AAAs
  Presenter(s):Ian Loftus, MD  
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM DEBATE: Open Repair Is Still The Procedure Of Choice For Juxtarenal AAAs
  Presenter(s):Jean-Pierre Becquemin, MD, FRCS  
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM The Role Of Temporary Perfusion Branches With Endovascular TAAA Repair: How Can They Be Used With Neuromonitoring To Prevent Spinal Cord Ischemia (SCI)
  Presenter(s):Geert Willem H. Schurink, MD, PhD / Michael J. Jacobs, MD  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Petticoat Technique For Aortic Dissections With Visceral Ischemia And How Can Laparoscopy Improve Outcomes In This Setting
  Presenter(s):Germano Melissano, MD / Roberto Chiesa, MD  
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM Update On The Treatment Of Complex Aortic Aneurysms With Multiple Overlapping Bare Stents: Do They Really Work
  Presenter(s):Qingsheng Lu, MD / Zaiping Jing, MD  
INTRODUCTION TO MULTILAYER STENT FOR ANEURYSM TREATMENT
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Theoretical Considerations To Explain How The Multilayer Flow Modulating Bare Stent Can Work To Treat Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Edward B. Diethrich, MD  
1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Two-Year Clinical Experience With The MLFM Bare Stent To Treat Complex Aortic Aneurysms With Vital Branch Involvement: The French Registry Results
  Presenter(s):Claude D. Vaislic, MD  
1:54 PM - 1:59 PM A Skeptic’s View Of The MLFM Bare Stent As A Treatment For Complex Aortic Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Piergiorgio Cao, MD, FRCS  
2:00 PM - 2:06 PM Panel Discusion
END OF SESSION 53
 
SESSION 54 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 54: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN IMAGING, ROBOTICS, LAPAROSCOPY AND
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2:07 PM - 2:12 PM Summary Of Experience With The Hansen Megellan System For Robotic Assisted Complex And Routine Endovascular Procedures: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Nicholas J.W. Cheshire, MD  
2:13 PM - 2:18 PM Clinical Experience With Vascular Robotics (Hansen) In EVAR, Carotid And Other Vascular Applications
  Presenter(s):Barry T. Katzen, MD  
2:19 PM - 2:24 PM Update On New Tools For 3D Navigation In Endovascular Procedures
  Presenter(s):Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD  
2:25 PM - 2:30 PM The Vessel Navigator From Philips: Is It A Toy Or A Useful Tool For EVAR
  Presenter(s):Jan S. Brunkwall, MD, PhD  
2:31 PM - 2:36 PM DEBATE: Fancy Fluoroscopy With 3D Imaging, Fusion And Good Software Are The Best Way To Simplify The Endovascular Treatment Of Complex AAAs And Are The Way To Go
  Presenter(s):Neal S. Cayne, MD  
2:37 PM - 2:42 PM DEBATE: IVUS Is Better Than Fancy Fluoroscopy For Complex AAAs
  Presenter(s):Carlos H. Timaran, MD  
2:43 PM - 2:48 PM Future Of 3D Ultrasound In Measuring AAAs: Why Is It Important: What Diameter Should Be Used: And Why Old Natural History Studies May Be Misleading
  Presenter(s):Henrik Sillesen, MD, DMSc  
2:49 PM - 2:54 PM DEBATE: Laparoscopic Techniques Are Important To Vascular Surgeons And Worth Learning
  Presenter(s):Joseph S. Giglia, MD  
2:55 PM - 3:00 PM DEBATE: Not So: An Enthusiast In Laparoscopic Vascular Surgery Has Been Converted To A Non-Believer
  Presenter(s):Willem Wisselink, MD  
3:01 PM - 3:06 PM What Is Operator Controlled Imaging (OCI): How Can It Reduce Radiation Exposure To Operators And Patients
  Presenter(s):Robert J. Hinchliffe, MD  
3:07 PM - 3:30 PM Panel Discussion And Break
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 54
 
SESSION 55 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 55: ADVANCES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF RUPTURED AAAs
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3:31 PM - 3:36 PM New Developments In The Diagnosis Of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome With Ruptured AAAs: Tips And Tricks For Management
  Presenter(s):Martin Bjorck, MD, PhD  
3:37 PM - 3:42 PM DEBATE: We Do Not Need A RCT Comparing EVAR With Open Repair For Ruptured AAAs: EVAR Has Already Proven To Be Better
  Presenter(s):Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD  
3:43 PM - 3:48 PM DEBATE: Of Course We Need Level I Evidence: The IMPROVE Trial Is A Good One: What Are Its Results And What If It Fails To Show Benefit
  Presenter(s):Janet T. Powell, MD, PhD  
3:49 PM - 3:54 PM Technique For Supraceliac Balloon Aortic Control During EVAR For Ruptured AAA (Video)
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Veith, MD / Neal S. Cayne, MD / Todd Berland, MD  
3:55 PM - 4:00 PM Clinical Experience With A One Shot Occlusion Balloon For Emergency Aortic Control For Ruptured AAAs And Other Large Vessel Bleeding
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD  
4:01 PM - 4:06 PM Balloon Control For Ruptured AAAs: When And When Not To Use
  Presenter(s):George H. Meier III, MD  
4:07 PM - 4:12 PM DEBATE: EVAR Is No Better Than Open Repair (OR) For Ruptured AAAs
  Presenter(s):Michel Makaroun, MD  
4:13 PM - 4:18 PM DEBATE: Nonsense: Data Showing Equality Of EVAR And OR For Ruptured AAAs Is Flawed: If Done Right EVAR Is Superior
  Presenter(s):Sherif Sultan, MD, FRCS, EBQS-VASC  
4:19 PM - 4:24 PM 100% Of Ruptured AAAs Can Be Treated Endovascularly If Chimneys And Periscopes Are Used: Outcomes Are Good And Turn-Down Rates Are Low
  Presenter(s):Dieter O. Mayer, MD / Thomas Larzon, MD, PhD / Mario Lachat, MD  
4:25 PM - 4:30 PM EVAR Is A Feasible Option For Ruptured Suprarenal AAAs And TAAAs
  Presenter(s):Ralf R. Kolvenbach, MD  
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4:31 PM - 4:36 PM Treatment Of Ruptured Pararenal AAAs And TAAAs Can Be Treated Successfully With Off-The-Shelf Devices: Is There Any Role For OR
  Presenter(s):Timothy A. Resch, MD, PhD  
4:37 PM - 4:43 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 55
 
SESSION 56 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 56: MORE ON AORTIC ANEURYSMS, CHIMPS AND AORTIC BRANCH ARTERIES
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4:43 PM - 4:48 PM Hybrid Procedures Are The Way To Go For TAAAs In Young Patients With Hereditary Collagen Disorders: Use Of Gore Hybrid Grafts And The VORTEC Technique To Facilitate Branch Anastomoses
  Presenter(s):Sebastian E. Debus, MD, PhD  
4:49 PM - 4:54 PM DEBATE:Debranching Works Well For Arch Aneurysms And Is Currently The Procedure Of Choice For Most: Lessons Learned From An Experience With More Than 160 Arch Aneurysms And Dissections
  Presenter(s):Roberto Chiesa, MD / Germano Melissano, MD  
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4:55 PM - 5:00 PM DEBATE:New Data On Double And Triple Chimney Grafts For Arch Lesions: Will They Eliminate The Need For Branched Grafts And Hybrid Procedures
  Presenter(s):Jan S. Brunkwall, MD, PhD  
5:01 PM - 5:06 PM How To Make Arch Chimneys Work: They Are The Way To Go
  Presenter(s):Thomas Larzon, MD, PhD  
5:07 PM - 5:12 PM Indications And Outcomes For Arch Chimney Grafts - When Do They Work And When Don’t They: How To Avoid Pitfalls
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
5:13 PM - 5:18 PM Four-Year Follow-Up On Arch Chimneys: They Are Durable
  Presenter(s):Nicola Mangialardi, MD / Sonia Ronchey, MD, PhD  
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5:19 PM - 5:24 PM A Note Of Caution Regarding Chimney Grafts: They Are Not As Good As Some Claim
  Presenter(s):Willem Wisselink, MD  
5:25 PM - 5:30 PM Renal Chimney Grafts Do Work And Can Be Placed From The Groins: The Push-Up Technique
  Presenter(s):Mario Lachat, MD  
5:31 PM - 5:36 PM Isolated Renal And Visceral Artery Dissection Should Be Treated Medically
  Presenter(s):Thomas C. Bower, MD  
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5:37 PM - 5:42 PM Anatomic Feasibility Of Off-The-Shelf Fenestrated Endografts To Treat Juxta And Pararenal AAAs: Comparison Of The P-Branch (Cook) And Ventana (Endologix) Devices: What Proportion Of Patients Are Suitable
  Presenter(s):Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, FACS  
5:43 PM - 5:50 PM Panel Discussion

End Of Program G

END OF SESSION 56
 
SESSION 57 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 57: MANAGEMENT OF INFECTED GRAFTS AFTER EVAR AND OPEN SURGERY: ROLE OF EVAR FOR MYCOTIC ANEURYSMS
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1:00 PM - 1:05 AM Graft Infections After EVAR: How Should They Be Diagnosed And Treated
  Presenter(s):Keith D. Calligaro, MD  
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Treatment Of Infected Grafts After EVAR: Is There Hope
  Presenter(s):Edward Y. Woo, MD  
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Infection Following EVAR: An Under-Reported Problem With Old Solutions And New Challenges: What Should We Be Doing For This Problem
  Presenter(s):Laura Capoccia, MD, PhD  
1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Does Semiconservative Treatment Of Infected Aortic Grafts And Endografts – With Salvage Of The Graft Work: What Are The Requirements To Make It Work
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Diagnosis Of Vascular Prosthetic Graft Infection By PET/SPECT Scanning
  Presenter(s):Clark J. Zeebregts, MD, PhD  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM How Well Do Cryopreserved Allografts Used In In-Line Reconstructions Work For Aortic Graft Infection: When Should They Not Be Used
  Presenter(s):Peter F. Lawrence, MD  
1:36 PM - 1:41 PM In Situ Reconstruction Is The Preferred Treatment For Aortic Graft Enteric Erosion Or Fistula
  Presenter(s):Thomas C. Bower, MD  
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1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Endovascular Treatment Of Infected AAAs (Mycotic Aneurysms): Virulence Of The Organism Is Key: Is Surgical Drainage And Debridement Always Necessary
  Presenter(s):Kamphol Laohapensang, MD  
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1:48 PM - 1:53 PM EVAR Treatment Of Infected AAAs Can Be Effective Long-Term Without Secondary Treatment: What Are The Requirements
  Presenter(s):Boonprasit Kritpracha, MD  
1:54 PM - 1:59 PM Next Generation Antimicrobial Silver-Triclosan Vascular Prosthetic Grafts (Synergy/Maquet): How Good Will They Be And Will They Enable In Situ Repair In Patients With Graft Infections (European Results)
  Presenter(s):Max Zegelman, MD, PhD  
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2:00 PM - 2:06 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 57
 
SESSION 58 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 58: INTERESTING NEW LOWER AND UPPER EXTREMITY AND STEM CELL TOPICS
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2:06 PM - 2:11 PM Updated Strategies To Treat Acute Arterial Complications Of Total Knee And Hip Replacements
  Presenter(s):Maria Antonella Ruffino, MD  
2:12 PM - 2:17 PM New Cutting Balloon Technology To Improve The Results Of Endovascular Treatment Of Lower Extremity Ischemia: The Chocolate Balloon
  Presenter(s):Syed M. Hussain, MD  
2:18 PM - 2:23 PM DEBATE: Open Bypasses For Severe Upper Extremity Digital Ischemia: There Is A Role
  Presenter(s):R. Clement Darling III, MD  
2:24 PM - 2:29 PM DEBATE: With Good Endovascular Techniques There Is No Role For Bypasses In Upper Extremity And Digital Ischemia
  Presenter(s):Roberto Ferraresi, MD  
2:30 PM - 2:35 PM Image Sharing Telemedicine Connects PACS Systems Via A VPN Network
  Presenter(s):Jon S. Matsumura, MD  
2:36 PM - 2:41 PM A New Simplified Less Invasive And Better Technique For Treating Iliofemoral Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Zoran Rancic, MD, PhD  
2:42 PM - 2:47 PM When Should Femoral Aneurysms Be Treated And How
  Presenter(s):Peter F. Lawrence, MD  
2:48 PM - 2:53 PM What Is The Best Treatment For Intermittent Claudication Due To SFA Occlusion Based On All Trial Data
  Presenter(s):Lawrence A. Garcia, MD  
2:54 PM - 2:59 PM In.Pact DEB In The SFA For Intermittent Claudication: Is It Justified
  Presenter(s):Peter Gaines, MD  
3:00 PM - 3:05 PM Role Of Open Operative And Non-Operative Treatment For Intermittent Claudication: When Is Open Operation Better Than Endovascular Treatment
  Presenter(s):Gregory L. Moneta, MD  
3:06 PM - 3:11 PM Critical Review Of Stem Cell Treatment For CLI: False Hope Or True Promise
  Presenter(s):Sherif Sultan, MD, FRCS, EBQS-VASC  
3:12 PM - 3:17 PM What’s New In The Clinical Trial Of Stem Cells And Angiogenesis: Is There A Role In Treating Lower Extremity Ischemia
  Presenter(s):Richard J. Powell, MD  
3:18 PM - 3:23 PM What’s New In Stem Cell Research: Are Positive Results In The Heart Going To Be Reflected In The Leg
  Presenter(s):Alan Dardik, MD, PhD  
3:24 PM - 3:45 PM Panel Discussion And Break
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 58
 
SESSION 59 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 59: MORE HOT TOPICS RELATED TO THE THORACIC AORTA
Moderators:Rodney A. White, MD / Wei Guo Fu, MD  
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3:45 PM - 3:50 PM Errors In Aortic Sizing Can Be Due To Non-Circular Aortas And Systolic-Diastolic Variability: How To Avoid These Errors By EKG Gated CTA And Other Means
  Presenter(s):Juan C. Parodi, MD / Ramon Berguer, MD, PhD  
3:51 PM - 3:56 PM Which Uncomplicated Acute Type B Aortic Dissection Should Not Be Treated Medically: The Size Of The Primary Tear, Its Location And False Lumen Flow Matter And Can Mandate TEVAR Treatment
  Presenter(s):Richard G.J. Gibbs, FRCS  
3:57 PM - 4:02 PM How To Better Understand Spinal Cord Ischemia (SCI) During TEVAR
  Presenter(s):Germano Melissano, MD  
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4:03 PM - 4:08 PM DEBATE: CSF Drainage Is Not Always Needed During TEVAR: It Can Be Done When Necessary: The Case Against Prophylaxis
  Presenter(s):Burkhart Zipfel, MD  
4:09 PM - 4:14 PM DEBATE: SCI Prophylaxis With CSF Drainage Is Better Than Rescue Treatment With EVAR: The Case For Wider Use Of CSF Drainage
  Presenter(s):Charles W. Acher, MD  
  View Abstract      
4:15 PM - 4:21 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 59
 
SESSION 60 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 60: MORE NEW DEVELOPMENTS RELATED TO LOWER EXTREMITY DISEASE AND MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
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4:21 PM - 4:26 PM Use Of The Art Assist Device In The Treatment Of CLI: How Does It Work And When Should It Be Used
  Presenter(s):Andrew N. Nicolaides, MS, FRCS  
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4:27 PM - 4:32 PM Novel Enodvascular Method For Completely Percutaneous Femoropopliteal Bypass: Experimental And Initial Clinical Experience
  Presenter(s):James D. Joye, DO  
4:33 PM - 4:38 PM "Time Is Tissue": A New Systematic Approach To Diabetic Foot Infections: Is It Really New Or Just Newly Recognized
  Presenter(s):Carlo Setacci, MD / Francesco Setacci, MD  
4:39 PM - 4:44 PM Tips And Pitfalls For Saving CLI Limbs In Dialysis Patients: They Are Difficult But Limbs Can Be Saved Even With Poor Runoff, Extensive Calcium And Advanced Gangrene
  Presenter(s):Nobuyoshi Azuma, MD  
4:45 PM - 4:50 PM Impact Of Age, ESRD, And Diabetes On Mortality After Lower Extremity Bypasses: Diabetes Doesn’t Matter; The Others Do
  Presenter(s):Hisham Rashid, FRCS, FRCS (Gen)  
4:51 PM - 4:56 PM Effectiveness Of Statins On Outcomes After SFA Interventions For CLI
  Presenter(s):Mark G. Davies, MD  
4:57 PM - 5:02 PM XXS Study: A RCT Of PTA vs. Stents In CLI Patients
  Presenter(s):Gunnar Tepe, MD  
5:03 PM - 5:08 PM The Unique Properties Of A 3D Helical Stent
  Presenter(s):Peter Gaines, MD  
5:09 PM - 5:14 PM Is There A Role For DEBs In Heavily Calcified Arteries
  Presenter(s):Fabrizio Fanelli, MD  
MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
5:15 PM - 5:20 PM Tips And Tricks On How To Use CO2 For Arteriography: When Should It Not Be Used
  Presenter(s):Kyung Cho, MD  
5:21 PM - 5:26 PM Pulsatile Venous Tinnitus In Young Women: A Scary But Easily Fixed Symptom: Its Pathogenesis, Diagnosis And Treatment
  Presenter(s):Ramon Berguer, MD, PhD  
5:27 PM - 5:32 PM Effect Of A Posture Shirt On Throwing Velocity, Throwing Accuracy And Blood Flow Of Baseball Pitchers
  Presenter(s):Fred A. Weaver, MD  
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5:33 PM - 5:38 PM Tips And Tricks On How To Reduce Radiation Exposure
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
5:39 PM - 5:44 PM CFA PTA And Stenting: Does It Work And Can It Be Done In An Office Setting
  Presenter(s):Sam S. Ahn, MD, MBA, FACS  
5:45 PM - 5:55 PM Panel Discussion

End Of Program H

END OF SESSION 60
 
SESSION 61 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 61: LARGE VEIN OCCLUSION: UNMET NEEDS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE FUTURE
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Venous Disease From The Foot To The Heart: How Large Is The Need And Why Its Treatment Should Be Considered By The Vascular Practitioner
  Presenter(s):Peter Gloviczki, MD  
1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Calf Vein DVT: Incidence And Treatment Implications For The Clinician And The Patient
  Presenter(s):Ross Milner, MD  
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Lower Extremity DVT In Women: Is The Disease Any Different Than In Men
  Presenter(s):Joann Lohr, MD  
1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Highlights Of The 2013 International Guidelines on the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism
  Presenter(s):Andrew N. Nicolaides, MS, FRCS  
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Venous Quality Of Life Indices: What Are They And Are They Of Use Only For Research Or Should We Use Them To Follow Our Patients Clinically
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Optimal Institutional Program For Venous Thromboembolism And DVT Prevention: Proof That It Works And Is Cost Effective
  Presenter(s):Nicholas J. Morrissey, MD  
1:36 PM - 1:41 PM DEBATE: Expanding Treatment To Chronic Iliofemoral Venous Occlusion: Like Arterial Occlusion, They Are Best Managed By Relieving The Obstruction
  Presenter(s):Mark W. Mewissen, MD  
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM DEBATE: Chronic Iliofemoral Venous Occlusion Dictates A Medical Solution In Some Patients
  Presenter(s):Thomas W. Wakefield, MD  
  View Abstract      
1:48 PM - 1:54 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 61
 
SESSION 62 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 62: OTHER COMMONLY ENCOUNTERED VENOUS OCCLUSIVE PROBLEMS AND THEIR TREATMENT
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1:55 PM - 2:00 PM Upper Extremity Venous Disease- Missed Opportunities For Improving Long-Term Patient Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Karl A. Illig, MD  
2:01 PM - 2:06 PM Axillo-Subclavian Venous Stenoses: Underdiagnosed And Thus Undertreated
  Presenter(s):Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT  
2:07 PM - 2:12 PM DEBATE: Axillo-Subclavian Stenoses Unmasked By Thrombolysis Should Be Treated With Angioplasty And Stenting
  Presenter(s):Robert A. Lookstein, MD, FSIR, FAHA  
2:13 PM - 2:18 PM DEBATE: Axillo-Subclavian Stenoses Unmasked by Thrombolysis Should Be Treated With Surgical Reconstruction And Thoracic Outlet Decompression
  Presenter(s):Ali Azizzadeh, MD  
2:19 PM - 2:24 PM The Incidence Of DVT After Saphenous Venous Ablation Is Low But Is Correlated With The Technique
  Presenter(s):Lois A. Killewich, MD, PhD  
2:25 PM - 2:30 PM DEBATE: Calf Vein DVTs Are Dangerous And Should Be Treated
  Presenter(s):Anil P. Hingorani, MD  
2:31 PM - 2:36 PM DEBATE: All Calf DVTs Are Not The Same: A Case For Selective Treatment
  Presenter(s):Elna M. Masuda, MD  
2:37 PM - 2:45 PM Panel Discussion
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Break - Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 62
 
SESSION 63 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 63: TREATMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY DVT: BALLOONS, STENTS, THROMBOLYSIS, ULTRASOUND, AND MECHANICAL THROMBECTOMY
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3:16 PM - 3:21 PM Lower Extremity Veins Are Different Than Arteries: Stents Used In Veins Should Be Engineered For Veins
  Presenter(s):Cees H.A. Wittens, MD, PhD  
3:22 PM - 3:27 PM DEBATE:Anticoagulation Is Warranted After Venous Stenting Of Chronic Iliofemoral Venous Occlusions: Aspirin Is Not Enough
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
3:28 PM - 3:33 PM DEBATE:Patency After Stenting Of Chronic Iliofemoral Venous Occlusion Is Not Improved With Angicoagulation: Aspirin Is Adequate
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
3:34 PM - 3:39 PM Stenting Across The Inguinal Ligament: Devices, Technique, And Results
  Presenter(s):Cees H.A. Wittens, MD, PhD  
3:40 PM - 3:45 PM Acute DVT Treatment: Anticoagulation vs. Angiojet Assisted Thrombolysis: The Pearl Registry
  Presenter(s):Robert A. Lookstein, MD, FSIR, FAHA  
3:46 PM - 3:51 PM Catheter Directed Thrombolysis Improves Outcomes For Acute DVT: CaVent, ATTRACT And Dutch CAVA Trials
  Presenter(s):Rick De Graaf, MD, PhD  
3:52 PM - 3:57 PM Rapid Pharmacomechanical Venous Clot Removal In The High Risk Patient With Ultrasound Accelerated Lysis: Downgrading Contraindications From Absolute To Relative
  Presenter(s):Mark J. Garcia, MD  
3:58 PM - 4:03 PM The Ekosonic System For Penetrating Thrombus In Veins
  Presenter(s):Jean-Paul de Vries, MD, PhD  
4:04 PM - 4:09 PM Clinical Practice Guidelines For Management Of Acute DVT
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Meissner, MD  
4:10 PM - 4:15 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 63
 
SESSION 64 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 64: INFERIOR VENA CAVAL ISSUES: ENDOVASCULAR AND OPEN SURGICAL MANAGEMENT
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4:16 PM - 4:21 PM Why Aren’t Retrievable IVC Filters Retrieved
  Presenter(s):Ronald L. Dalman, MD  
4:22 PM - 4:27 PM Ultrasound-Assisted Thrombolysis For DVT Including The IVC And Iliac Veins
  Presenter(s):Nils Kucher, MD / Iris Baumgartner, MD  
4:28 PM - 4:33 PM Update On The Trellis Device For Treating Thrombi That Trail Into The IVC
  Presenter(s):Paul J. Gagne, MD  
4:34 PM - 4:39 PM Stenting For Chronic IVC Occlusion
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
4:40 PM - 4:45 PM Malignant IVC Stenosis And Occlusion: Is Vascular Reconstruction Necessary At The Time Of Tumor Resection
  Presenter(s):Timur P. Sarac, MD  
4:46 PM - 4:51 PM Management Of Iatrogenic IVC Injury: Techniques In The Exsanguinating Patient
  Presenter(s):Peter Gloviczki, MD  
4:52 PM - 5:00 PM Panel Discussion

End of Program I

END OF SESSION 64