SESSION 82 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 82: NEW TECHNOLOGIES, TECHNIQUES AND CONCEPTS: SOME HOT CAROTID TOPICS
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7:00 AM - 7:05 AM Indications For Lower Extremity Bypasses In The Endovascular Era
  Presenter(s):R. Clement Darling III, MD  
7:06 AM - 7:11 AM Tibial Stents With Coronary Devices Are Effective In Achieving Foot Healing In Diabetics With CLI And Ulcers Or Gangrene
  Presenter(s):Ramesh K. Tripathi, MD, FRCS, FRACS  
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7:12 AM - 7:17 AM Spiral Laminar Flow Grafts Show Encouraging Mid-Term Patency Results
  Presenter(s):Frank E.G. Vermassen, MD, PhD  
7:18 AM - 7:23 AM Endo-First vs. Bypass-First: Endo-First Has Some Negative Consequences In CLI Patients: Who Should Get Bypass-First Treatment
  Presenter(s):Francesco Spinelli, MD  
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7:24 AM - 7:29 AM Home Exercise Program With Nordic Walking Poles Are An Effective Treatment For Intermittent Claudication: Proof From A RC Trial
  Presenter(s):Jonathan D. Beard, MD  
7:30 AM - 7:35 AM In Infants Non-Operative Treatment Of Acute Limb Ischemia Is Best: The Evidence
  Presenter(s):Michael C. Dalsing, MD  
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7:36 AM - 7:41 AM The ROX Device For Creating Endovascularly An A-V Fistula Is An Effective Treatment For Resistant Hypertension: What Is Its Effect On The Heart
  Presenter(s):David H. Deaton, MD  
7:42 AM - 7:47 AM Latin American Consensus For Best Modern Diagnosis And Treatment For Carotid Body Tumors
  Presenter(s):Oscar L. Ojeda, MD  
  View Abstract      
CAROTID TOPICS
7:48 AM - 7:53 AM Can Genetic Or Other Variables Predict Cognitive Changes After Carotid Interventions
  Presenter(s):Wei Zhou, MD  
7:54 AM - 7:59 AM Value Of MRI In Predicting The Behavior Of Carotid Plaques
  Presenter(s):Peter L. Faries, MD, FACS  
8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Institutional Differences In Carotid Duplex Criteria Produce Great Variability In Classification Of Carotid Stenosis And Disparities In Care And Cost
  Presenter(s):Andres Schanzer, MD  
8:06 AM - 8:11 AM Advantages And Limitations Of IVUS Guided CAS
  Presenter(s):Martin R. Back, MD  
8:12 AM - 8:17 AM Defining The High Risk Patients For Carotid Surgery; Itís Not As Simple As You Think: You Canít Tell A Book By Its Cover
  Presenter(s):Laura Capoccia, MD, PhD  
8:18 AM - 8:23 AM The Higher Reimbursements For CAS Do Not Offset The Higher Costs
  Presenter(s):W. Charles Sternbergh III, MD  
8:24 AM - 8:30 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 82
 
SESSION 83 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 83: MORE ABOUT THORACIC AND ABDOMINAL AORTIC DISEASE; ANEURYSMS AND DISSECTIONS; RENAL STENTING
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8:30 AM - 8:35 AM Importance And Pitfalls In The Proper Endograft Sizing For TEVAR Treatment Of Traumatic Aortic Transections
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
8:36 AM - 8:41 AM An Off-The-Shelf Fenestrated Stent-Graft For Juxta And Pararenal AAAs: One-Year Results With The Pivot Branch Device
  Presenter(s):James F. McKinsey, MD  
8:42 AM - 8:47 AM 10 Top Highlights Of The ESVS (European) Guidelines For The Treatment Of Descending Thoracic Aortic Disease
  Presenter(s):Vicente Riambau, MD, PhD  
8:48 AM - 8:53 AM Treatment Of Post-Surgery Pseudoaneurysms In The Ascending Aorta With Endovascular Devices
  Presenter(s):Luigi Inglese, MD  
8:54 AM - 8:59 AM 5-Year Results Of The TX 2 Trial For TEVAR: The Procedures Are Durable With Few Late Complications
  Presenter(s):Jon S. Matsumura, MD  
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM Do Thrombi In The Aortic Arch Need To Be Removed Or Covered: What Is Their Natural History
  Presenter(s):Samy S. Nitecki, MD  
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9:06 AM - 9:12 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Wesley S. Moore, MD / Jean-Pierre Becquemin, MD, FRCS  
9:12 AM - 9:17 AM First Case Of Endovascular Treatment Of A Complicated Acute Type B Aortic Dissection (TBAD) Treated With An Endograft: 15-Year Follow-Up
  Presenter(s):Juan C. Parodi, MD  
9:18 AM - 9:23 AM DEBATE: Emerging Evidence Continues To Support The Endograft Treatment Of All TBADs
  Presenter(s):Rodney A. White, MD  
9:24 AM - 9:29 AM DEBATE: Outcome Of TEVAR For TBADs Depends On The Indication For Treatment: They Do Not All Need to Be Treated
  Presenter(s):Peter R. Taylor, MA, MChir, FRCS, ARCM  
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9:30 AM - 9:35 AM Role Of Size And Location Of Intimal-Medial Tears In Predicting The Behavior Of Acute TBADs
  Presenter(s):Ali Khoynezhad, MD, PhD  
9:36 AM - 9:41 AM A New Method To Quantify Aortic Biomechanics In Vivo Using Four-Dimensional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (4D MRI): Implications For Ascending Aortic Endografts
  Presenter(s):Rachel Clough, MD, PhD / Peter R. Taylor, MA, MChir, FRCS, ARCM  
  View Abstract      
9:42 AM - 9:47 AM Treating Type B Aortic Dissections With A Dissection Specific Endovascular System: Does It Lead To Better Remodeling Than With Other Systems Based On Updated Results Of The STABLE Trial
  Presenter(s):Joseph V. Lombardi, MD  
9:48 AM - 9:53 AM Value Of Open Rescue After Failed TEVAR And EVAR Procedures: Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):Yamume Tshomba, MD / Roberto Chiesa, MD  
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9:54 AM - 9:59 AM Renal Stenting With EVAR: When And How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Robert A. Lookstein, MD, FSIR, FAHA  
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM Renal Artery Stenting Failure May Require Complex Surgical Revascularization: Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):Thomas C. Bower, MD  
  View Abstract      
10:06 AM - 10:30 AM Panel Discuss and Break
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (3rd Floor Foyer and Promenade)

END OF SESSION 83
 
SESSION 84 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 84: CAROTID AND SUPRA-AORTIC BRANCH ISSUES
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10:30 AM - 10:35 AM Risk Of Intracerebral Aneurysm Rupture During CEA Or CAS
  Presenter(s):Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh  
  View Abstract      
10:36 AM - 10:41 AM Current Optimal Management Of Concomitant Carotid Stenosis And Intracranial Aneurysm
  Presenter(s):Thomas S. Maldonado, MD  
10:42 AM - 10:47 AM Extracranial Carotid Aneurysms: Indications For Aggressive Treatment And Optimal Methods
  Presenter(s):Samuel R. Money, MD, MBA  
10:48 AM - 10:53 AM Solutions For Known Access Issues To Aortic Arch Branches For CAS And Other Procedures
  Presenter(s):Gioacchino Coppi, MD  
10:54 AM - 10:59 AM Should Patients With Chronic Renal Disease Undergo CEA: What If They Are On Dialysis
  Presenter(s):Ali F. AbuRahma, MD  
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11:00 AM - 11:05 AM DEBATE: CEA With Patch Closure Is Better Than CEA Without: CREST Data Confirms Patches Results In Fewer Recurrent Strokes
  Presenter(s):Wesley S. Moore, MD  
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11:06 AM - 11:11 AM DEBATE: Not Necessarily So! With CEA Patching Doesnít Matter If You Close The Arteriotomy Right With Small Bites: And Patching Can Cause Problems
  Presenter(s):Glenn M. LaMuraglia, MD  
11:12 AM - 11:17 AM To Balloon Or Not To Balloon: Avoidance Of Post-Stent Deployment Ballooning Reduces CAS Complications In A Single Center Study: In CREST Ballooning Was Associated With A Higher Stroke Rate And A Slight Decrease In The Restenosis Rate
  Presenter(s):Mahmoud B. Malas, MD, MHS  
11:18 AM - 11:23 AM DEBATE: Screening Is A Waste Of Time And Dangerous
  Presenter(s):J. David Spence, MD  
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11:24 AM - 11:29 AM DEBATE: Not True, Screening Is Not A Waste Of Time And Should Be Done Selectively: On Which Patients And Why
  Presenter(s):Caron B. Rockman, MD  
11:30 AM - 11:35 AM What Is The Cost For Screening And Treating Patients With High Grade Carotid Stenosis: How Effective Is It In Preventing Strokes
  Presenter(s):Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh  
  View Abstract      
11:36 AM - 11:41 AM Aggressive Treatment Of Post CEA Hypertension Decrease Intracranial Hemorrhage: Value Of A Written Guidance System
  Presenter(s):A. Ross Naylor, MD, FRCS  
11:42 AM - 11:47 AM The Obesity Paradox With CEA: Thin May Be In, But Fat Is Where Itís At
  Presenter(s):Bruce A. Perler, MD, MBA  
  View Abstract      
11:48 AM - 11:53 AM How Can We Improve The Less Than Optimal Current Results With CAS: What Potential Improvements Are On The Horizon: The Rationale For Direct Cervical Access With Flow Reversal
  Presenter(s):Sumaira Macdonald, MBChB (Comm), FRCP, FRCR, PhD  
11:54 AM - 11:59 AM Basis For Errors In Carotid Duplex Exams: How Wrong Can They Be
  Presenter(s):K. Wayne Johnston, MD, FRCS  
12:00 PM - 12:10 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 84
 
SESSION 85 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 85: CAROTID STENTING AND CAROTID ENDARTERECTOMY: WHERE DO THINGS STAND: THERE IS A FUTURE FOR CAS
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12:10 PM - 12:15 PM Predictors For Successful Recanalization Of Totally Occluded Internal Carotid Arteries: It Can Be Beneficial
  Presenter(s):Paul H.L. Kao, MD  
12:16 PM - 12:21 PM Ignorance About Crucial Information That Can Be Obtained By Transcranial Doppler (TCD) And Its Relevance To CAS And CEA And Patient Selection For Each
  Presenter(s):Zsolt Garami, MD  
12:22 PM - 12:27 PM Will Results Of CEA Improve If Perioperative Medical (Drug) Treatment Is Equal To That Used For CAS: Implications For CREST Results And Interpretation
  Presenter(s):Timothy M. Sullivan, MD  
12:28 PM - 12:33 PM Comparative Negative Effects Of Perioperative Stroke And Perioperative MI After CEA And CAS: How Should Late Decreased Survival After Stroke Impact On Composite End Points In RCTs Like CREST
  Presenter(s):Andres Schanzer, MD  
12:34 PM - 12:39 PM How To Pick Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Patients Who Need CEA Or CAS
  Presenter(s):Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD  
12:40 PM - 12:45 PM What Proportions Of CAS And CEA In The US Are Done On Asymptomatic Patients
  Presenter(s):Caron B. Rockman, MD  
12:46 PM - 12:51 PM For Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis We Simply Do Not Know What Is The Best Treatment So Bias Rules Until We Have Good RCTs
  Presenter(s):Alison Halliday, MS, FRCS  
12:52 PM - 12:57 PM Status Of The SPACE II Trial: Is The New Protocol Working And Will There Ever Be An Answer To The CAS vs. CEA vs. Best Medical Treatment (BMT) In Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Patients
  Presenter(s):Hans-Henning Eckstein, MD, PhD  
12:58 PM - 1:03 PM Status Of CREST II Comparing CAS, CEA And BMT: Will It Happen And When Will We Have An Answer
  Presenter(s):Thomas G. Brott, MD  
1:04 PM - 1:09 PM DEBATE: CEA Is The Best Current Treatment For Recently Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis Patients
  Presenter(s):Gustav Fraedrich, MD  
1:10 PM - 1:15 PM DEBATE: CAS Is A Good Treatment For Recently Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis Patients If Certain Precautions Are Followed
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Wholey, MD  
1:16 PM - 1:21 PM The Cervical Approach To CAS: A Game Changer
  Presenter(s):Patrice F. Bergeron, MD  
1:22 PM - 1:27 AM Which High Risk Carotid Stenosis Patients Should Not Undergo CAS Even By Expert Operators
  Presenter(s):Peter A. Schneider, MD  
1:28 PM - 1:38 PM Panel Discussion
1:38 PM - 2:00 PM Closing Reception Ė Meet and Greet Our Industry Partners
3rd Floor Foyer and Promenade

2:00 PM - 2:00 PM Symposium Ends

Save The Date:
Tuesday - Saturday, November 18 - 22, 2014

END OF SESSION 85
 
SESSION 86 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 86: LATE BREAKING INFORMATION, CAROTID TOPICS
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7:10 AM - 7:15 AM Neck Angulation Is Not A Bad Prognostic Indicator With EVAR In The Current Era
  Presenter(s):Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD  
7:16 AM - 7:21 AM Sheer Stress Induced Platelet Aggregation: What Is It And What Role Does It Play In Vascular Thrombosis: Does It Apply To Pinhole Carotid Stenoses
  Presenter(s):David H. Deaton, MD  
7:22 AM - 7:27 AM Why Not To Use Coronary Drug Eluting Stents In Tibial Arteries
  Presenter(s):Florian Dick, MD / Nicolas A. Diehm, MD  
  View Abstract      
7:28 AM - 7:33 AM Why Registry Findings May Be Misleading And Not Representative Of Real World Experience
  Presenter(s):Thomas S. Maldonado, MD  
CAROTID TOPICS
7:34 AM - 7:39 AM CREST Still Leaves Me An Agnostic And Uncertain About The Role And Value Of CAS
  Presenter(s):Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD  
7:40 AM - 7:45 AM Maximization Of Good Clinical Outcomes For Interventional Treatment Of Acute Strokes: What We Have Learned From The Recent IMS-3, SYNTHESIS And MR RESCUE Trials
  Presenter(s):Don Frei, MD  
7:46 AM - 7:51 AM Rescue Procedures For Embolic Complications Of CAS: How Well Do They Work
  Presenter(s):L. Nelson Hopkins, MD  
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7:52 AM - 7:57 AM Update On ACST 2: What Will It Tell Us And When
  Presenter(s):Alison Halliday, MS, FRCS  
7:58 AM - 8:03 AM Best Medical Optimization Of CEA Patients Reduces Stroke And Death Rates: What Are The Essential Elements
  Presenter(s):Michael C. Stoner, MD  
8:04 AM - 8:09 AM Transcervical CAS With Flow Reversal Can Reduce Stroke Risk But Not To Zero
  Presenter(s):Enrique Criado, MD, FACS  
8:10 AM - 8:15 AM Contralateral Internal Carotid Occlusion Is Not An Indication For CAS Or Mandatory Shunting With CEA
  Presenter(s):Russell H. Samson, MD, RVT, FACS  
8:16 AM - 8:25 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 86
 
SESSION 87 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 87: MORE LATE BREAKING INFORMATION ON CCSVI, EVAR, AORTA, LOWER EXTREMITY PROBLEMS
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8:25 AM - 8:30 AM Observations Of Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI) In Multiple Sclerosis Patients Using Multimodality Imaging: Venographic Obstruction Is Not The Key Factor
  Presenter(s):Richard F. Neville, MD  
  View Abstract      
8:31 AM - 8:36 AM The CCSVI Controversy In Canada: Where Is Interventional Therapy Heading And Can It Go Wrong
  Presenter(s):Thomas L. Forbes, MD  
8:37 AM - 8:42 AM With Multiple Saccular Aneurysms Of The Aortic Arch And Other Lesions, Branched Grafts, Chimneys, Snorkels And Sandwich Grafts Wonít Work And Why
  Presenter(s):Ourania Preventza, MD / Joseph S. Coselli, MD  
8:43 AM - 8:48 AM DEBATE:Enough Is Enough: In Favor Of Open Surgical Reinterventions Rather Than Complex Endovascular Solutions For Some Patients With Failed EVARs
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM  
8:49 AM - 8:54 AM DEBATE: Endovascular Treatment Is Usually Better For Serious Complications Of Aortic Surgery
  Presenter(s):Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, FACS  
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Endovascular Treatment Of Acute Mesenteric Ischemia
  Presenter(s):James H. Black III, MD  
9:01 AM - 9:06 AM How To Diagnose And Manage Infected Endografts After EVAR
  Presenter(s):Carlo Setacci, MD  
9:07 AM - 9:12 AM Tips And Tricks On Safely Crossing Aortic And Iliac CTOs Using The Avinger Wildcat Catheter
  Presenter(s):Patrick E. Muck, MD, FACS  
  View Abstract      
9:13 AM - 9:20 AM Panel Discussion
LOWER EXTREMITY TOPICS
Moderator(s): Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, FACS / Ignacio Escotto, MD  
9:21 AM - 9:26 AM RCT Comparing DEBs vs. Standard Balloons For SUPERA Stenting Of Long SFA Lesions: The RAPID Trial
  Presenter(s):Jean-Paul de Vries, MD, PhD  
9:27 AM - 9:32 AM Importance Of Recoil In Plain Old Balloon Angioplasty Of BTK Arteries: Will DEBs Be Enough To Prevent Restenosis
  Presenter(s):Florian Dick, MD / Nicolas A. Diehm, MD  
  View Abstract      
9:33 AM - 9:38 AM Restenosis After Endo And Open Treatments For CLI Is An Epidemic: How Should This Influence How We Treat Patients
  Presenter(s):Philip P. Goodney, MD, MS  
  View Abstract      
9:39 AM - 9:44 AM PTFE Bypasses To BTK Target Arteries Are A Valuable Option To Save Threatened Limbs When Good Autologous Saphenous Vein Is Not Available: Despite A Bias Against Them
  Presenter(s):Hisham Rashid, FRCS, FRCS (Gen)  
9:45 AM - 9:50 AM New Technique To Treat Popliteal Aneurysm With Distal Embolization: Place A Stent-Graft First To Exclude The Aneurysm And Then Thrombolyse Through The Endograft
  Presenter(s):Mark W. Mewissen, MD  
9:51 AM - 9:56 AM Hybrid Approaches To CLI: They Still Have A Role
  Presenter(s):Francesco Setacci, MD  
9:57 AM - 10:02 AM A Shockwave Lithoplasty Catheter System For Cracking Heavily Calcified Plaques And Facilitating PTA
  Presenter(s):Andrew Holden, MBChB  
10:03 AM - 10:11 AM Panel Discussion
MISCELLANEOUS IMPORTANT LATE BREAKING TOPICS
Moderator(s): Enrico Ascher, MD / Rajiv Parakh, MBBS, MS, FRCS  
10:11 AM - 10:16 AM Current Optimal Treatment Of Visceral And Renal Artery Aneurysms: When Endo And When Open
  Presenter(s):Franco Grego, MD / Giovanni P. Deriu, MD  
10:17 AM - 10:22 AM Device Based Renal Denervation By Neurotropic Agents
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Wholey, MD  
10:23 AM - 10:28 AM An Improved Model For Assessing Operative Risk For Elective AAA Repair: Endo And Open
  Presenter(s):Mohammad H. Eslami, MD, RVT  
10:29 AM - 10:34 AM Hydrogel Coated Coils For A More Dependable Arterial Occlusion: Why They Work Better
  Presenter(s):Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD  
10:35 AM - 10:40 AM Improved Management And Outcomes Of Battle Casualties With Traumatic Bilateral Lower Extremity Amputations
  Presenter(s):Charles J. Fox, MD, FACS  
  View Abstract      
10:41 AM - 10:46 AM How OR Nurses And Technicians Should Set Up The Back Table For EVAR Treatment Of Ruptured AAAs (Video): It Makes A Difference
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD / Niten Singh, MD  
10:47 AM - 10:52 AM Improved Technology For Videoscopic Vein Harvesting: It Is A Game Changer In Making Bypasses Less Invasive
  Presenter(s):Jean-Pierre Becquemin, MD, FRCS  
10:53 AM - 10:58 AM Antibiotic Coated Gloves Will Be The Standard Of Care For Vascular Surgeons And Endovascular Specialists
  Presenter(s):Afshin Assadian, MD  
10:59 AM - 11:04 AM Lessons Learned From Assessment Of AAA Mural Thrombus By MRI: It Makes A Difference
  Presenter(s):Lars Lonn, MD, PhD  
  View Abstract      
11:05 AM - 11:12 AM Panel Discussion

Although Session 87 in the Grand Ballroom West ends, the Meeting continues in the Grand Ballroom East (See Sessions 84 and 85).

END OF SESSION 87