SESSION 25 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 25: EXCITING NEW TECHNOLOGY AND TECHNIQUES
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6:45 AM - 6:50 AM 4 French Instrumentation For Lower Extremity Disease Treatment As An Outpatient: Experience In >2000 Patients Over 10 Years: How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD  
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6:51 AM - 6:56 AM Role Of Endovascular Adventitial Drug Delivery To Prevent Restenosis: The Bullfrog Catheter System
  Presenter(s):Christopher D. Owens, MD  
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6:57 AM - 7:02 AM A New Endovascular Balloon And A New Temporary Vascular Shunt To Help Treat Vascular Injury, Hemorrhage And Shock
  Presenter(s):Todd E. Rasmussen, MD, FACS  
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7:03 AM - 7:08 AM TAVR For Pure Aortic Insufficiency: How To Make It Work And What Is Left For Surgical Valve Repair
  Presenter(s):Dietmar H. Koschyk, MD  
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7:09 AM - 7:14 AM Percussion Crossing Device For Calcified CTOs: How Does It Work And Early Results Of Piculet Hammer Device
  Presenter(s):Max Amor, MD  
7:15 AM - 7:20 AM Will Drug-Eluting Fully Bioabsorbable Scaffolds Prove Advantageous In The Coronary Arteries
  Presenter(s):Gregg W. Stone, MD  
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7:21 AM - 7:26 AM Some Innovative New Devices From Tim Chuter: The Inch Worm Balloon; The Shapeshifter Catheter And Microstents
  Presenter(s):Timothy A.M. Chuter, DM  
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7:27 AM - 7:32 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 25
 
SESSION 26 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 26: NEW INFORMATION ABOUT PARALLEL GRAFTS – CHIMNEYS, PERISCOPES AND SANDWICH GRAFTS (CHIMPS) FOR TAAAs
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7:32 AM - 7:37 AM Current Role Of Chimneys And Parallel Grafts For The Treatment Of Complex Aortic Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM  
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7:38 AM - 7:43 AM Value And Limitations Of Periscope Grafts For Distal TAAAs
  Presenter(s):Jason T. Lee, MD  
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7:44 AM - 7:49 AM Brazilian Registry Of Sandwich Technique Repairs For TAAAs: Mid-Term Results And How Do They Compare With Results Of Fenestrated And Branched Repairs
  Presenter(s):Armando C. Lobato, MD, PhD  
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7:50 AM - 7:55 AM The Eye Of The Tiger Technique To Eliminate Gutter Endoleaks With Parallel Grafts
  Presenter(s):David J. Minion, MD  
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7:56 AM - 8:01 AM Late Outcomes Of Thoracic And Visceral Chimney Grafts: Are They Durable
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
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8:02 AM - 8:07 AM DEBATE: Mid-Term Results Of Sandwich Grafts For TAAAs Equal Those Of Branched Endografts
  Presenter(s):Ralf R. Kolvenbach, MD  
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8:08 AM - 8:13 AM DEBATE: Branched Endografts Are Better Treatment For TAAAs Than Sandwich Grafts Or Other Parallel Grafts
  Presenter(s):Stephan Haulon, MD  
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8:14 AM - 8:20 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 26
 
SESSION 27 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 27: IN HONOR OF ROY K. GREENBERG, MD: MORE ABOUT TAAAs: OPEN SURGERY, CHIMPS, FENESTRATED AND BRANCHED (F/B) ENDOGRAFTS
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8:20 AM - 8:25 AM New Strategies For Open Treatment Of TAAAs Including Sutureless Revascularization Of Renal Arteries Using A Novel Hybrid Graft And Other Techniques
  Presenter(s):Roberto Chiesa, MD / Germano Melissano, MD  
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8:26 AM - 8:31 AM Why Do TAAAs In Young Patients With Connective Tissue Disorders Still Require Open Surgery And Are There Differences Between Degenerative And Post Dissection TAAAs That Should Influence Treatment
  Presenter(s):Michael J. Jacobs, MD / Geert Willem H. Schurink, MD, PhD  
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8:32 AM - 8:37 AM DEBATE: Fenestrated And Branched F/B EVAR Is The Best And Most Durable Treatment For Pararenal And Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Matthew J. Eagleton, MD  
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8:38 AM - 8:43 AM DEBATE: Outcomes Of Multiple Chimney And Periscope Grafts For Pararenal And Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms Are Equal To F/B Endografts And More Versatile
  Presenter(s):Mario Lachat, MD  
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8:44 AM - 8:49 AM Mid-Term Outcomes And Technical Tips For Sandwich Endografts To Repair Pararenal And TAAAs: Are They Competitive With F/B Endografts
  Presenter(s):Armando C. Lobato, MD, PhD  
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8:50 AM - 8:55 AM 2-Year Experience With An Off-The-Shelf Multibranched Endograft (T-Branched Graft From Cook) For TAAAs: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Martin J. Austermann, MD / Theodosios Bisdas, MD / Konstantinos P. Donas, MD / Giovanni Torsello, MD  
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8:56 AM - 9:01 AM DEBATE: Off-The-Shelf Endografts For Complex AAAs And TAAAs: They Are Up To The Job
  Presenter(s):Timothy A. Resch, MD, PhD  
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9:02 AM - 9:07 AM DEBATE: Off-The-Shelf Endografts For Complex AAAs And TAAAs: They Are Not Ready For Wide Usage
  Presenter(s):Colin D. Bicknell, MD, FRCS  
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9:08 AM - 9:13 AM Why I No Longer Use Surgeon-Modified Endografts For Complex AAAs And TAAAs: Advantages Of Industry-Made Endografts
  Presenter(s):Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, FACS  
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9:14 AM - 9:19 AM Advantages And Limitations Of Internally Branched Endografts For Complex AAAs And TAAAs
  Presenter(s):Marcelo Ferreira, MD  
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9:20 AM - 9:28 AM Panel Discussion
9:28 AM - 9:40 AM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 27
 
SESSION 28 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 28: MORE ABOUT PARALLEL GRAFTS AND F/B GRAFTS FOR AAAs, TAAAs AND COMPLICATIONS OF TBADs
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9:40 AM - 9:45 AM The Geppetto Technique To Avoid Brachial Access In Complex Endovascular Interventions Requiring Revascularization Of Multiple Branches
  Presenter(s):David J. Minion, MD  
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9:46 AM - 9:51 AM The Nellix Endovascular Device Can Be Used With Multiple Chimneys For Juxta And Suprarenal AAAs And Ruptured AAAs: How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Ian Loftus, MD  
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9:52 AM - 9:57 AM The Nellix Device Can Be Used To Treat Juxtarenal Elective And Ruptured AAAs By Employing Parallel Grafts To The Renal Arteries
  Presenter(s):Michel M.P. Reijnen, MD, PhD  
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9:58 AM - 10:03 AM Gore Hybrid Grafts To Facilitate Visceral Debranching In Complex Hybrid Aortic Aneurysm Repairs
  Presenter(s):Sebastian E. Debus, MD, PhD  
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10:04 AM - 10:09 AM The Gutter Killer: A New Catheter For Embolization Of Gutter Endoleaks In Parallel Grafts
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
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10:10 AM - 10:15 AM What Are Frequently Encountered Problems With F/B Endografts: How Can They Be Prevented And Corrected
  Presenter(s):Tara M. Mastracci, MD  
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10:16 AM - 10:23 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Jerry Goldstone, MD, FACS, FRCSEd / Mario Lachat, MD  
10:24 AM - 10:29 AM Mid-Term Outcomes Of Sandwich Grafts For Revascularizing Hypogastric Arteries With Common Iliac Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Armando C. Lobato, MD, PhD  
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10:30 AM - 10:35 AM Parallel Grafts (Chimney Or Periscope Grafts) Can Be Used To Revascularize A Critical IMA During EVAR Treatment Of AAAs
  Presenter(s):Ross Milner, MD  
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10:36 AM - 10:41 AM Technique For Placing Guiding Sheaths, Stents And Stent-Grafts Into Visceral Arteries For Parallel Graft Procedures Complicated By Extreme Tortuosity Or Previous Hardware: How An Aortic Balloon Can Help
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey Y. Wang, MD  
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10:42 AM - 10:47 AM Parallel Grafts (CHIMPS) For Revascularizing Vital Aortic Branches At All Levels Are Effective: What Is Their Value And Their Limitation
  Presenter(s):Chang Shu, MD  
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10:48 AM - 10:53 AM Mid And Long-Term Results With Parallel Grafts (CHIMPS) In Complex AAA Repairs: How Good Are They
  Presenter(s):Alan M. Graham, MD  
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10:54 AM - 10:59 AM A Side-By-Side Computational Flow Dynamic Analysis Of The Various Devices Used For Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm
  Presenter(s):Patrick W. Kelly, MD / Tyler Remund, PhD / Stephen Gent, PhD  
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11:00 AM - 11:06 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 28
 
SESSION 29 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 29: A TRIBUTE TO OUR MILITARY (8 AND 9-MINUTE TALKS)
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11:07 AM - 11:16 AM The Doolittle Raiders And 30 Seconds Over Tokyo: What Did Their Skill And Courage Do For The US In World War II
  Presenter(s):Wayne F. Yakes, MD  
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11:17 AM - 11:25 AM Lessons Learned From Treating Combat Casualties In Our Operations In Iraq And Afghanistan
  Presenter(s):Todd E. Rasmussen, MD, FACS  
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11:26 AM - 11:34 AM Early Treatment Of Pediatric Vascular Injuries And Mass Casualties: Experience During Humanitarian Surgical Care During US Military Operations In Iraq And Afghanistan
  Presenter(s):Charles J. Fox, MD, FACS  
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11:35 AM - 11:43 AM Recent Progress In Treating Major Vascular War Wounds
  Presenter(s):Eric Elster, MD  
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11:44 AM - 11:53 AM What Biomedical Research That Is Important To All Of Us Is Being Conducted Aboard The International Space Station
  Presenter(s):Lee M. Morin, MD, PhD  
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11:54 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – 2nd Floor Promenade
Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 29
 
SESSION 30 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 30: NEW CONCEPTS, DIFFERING VIEWPOINTS, CONTROVERSIES IN VASCULAR DISEASE AND ITS TREATMENT
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Appropriate Genome-Based Antiplatelet Treatment Should Be A Prerequisite For All Interventional Treatments
  Presenter(s):Karthikeshwar Kasirajan, MD  
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Combined Anatomic-Functional Testing With Coronary CT Angiography And Functional Flow Dynamics Is A Game Changer In Evaluating Cardiac Status In Vascular Patients: It Will Replace All Other Diagnostic Tests
  Presenter(s):Christopher K. Zarins, MD  
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1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Value Of Biomarkers For Arteriosclerosis In Predicting Cardiac Risk In Vascular Patients
  Presenter(s):Peter Henke, MD  
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Monocyte Phenotyping: A Sensitive Biomarker For Predicting Adverse Vascular Events
  Presenter(s):John P. Fletcher, MD  
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Update On The RCT Of Venous Balloon Angioplasty Of Venous Balloon Angioplasty vs. Venography Placebo: What Does It Tell Us
  Presenter(s):L. Nelson Hopkins, MD  
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1:30 PM - 1:35 PM What Is SPY Technology And How Can It Help Vascular Specialists And Vascular Patients
  Presenter(s):Wei Zhou, MD  
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM DEBATE: Off Label Use Of EVAR Devices Leads To Higher Failure Rates
  Presenter(s):Andres Schanzer, MD  
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1:42 PM - 1:47 PM DEBATE: Not So! Off-Label Use Of Newer EVAR Devices Does Not Lead To Higher Failure Rates: Why The Discrepancy
  Presenter(s):B. Patrice Mwipatayi, FRACS  
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1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Saccular AAAs Behave Differently From Fusiform AAAs Of The Same Diameter: How Should It Influence Our Treatment: Is There Proof
  Presenter(s):Jacques Busquet, MD  
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1:54 PM - 1:59 PM DEBATE: How Far Should We Go With Endovascular Treatment Of Challenging CTOs Causing CLI: An Interventionalist’s Point Of View
  Presenter(s):Craig M. Walker, MD  
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2:00 PM - 2:05 PM DEBATE: How Far Should We Go With Endovascular Treatment Of Challenging CTOs Causing CLI: An Endocompetent Vascular Surgeon’s View
  Presenter(s):Bruce A. Perler, MD, MBA  
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2:06 PM - 2:13 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 30
 
SESSION 31 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 31: NEW DATA ON MULTILAYER FLOW MODULATING (MLFM) BARE STENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF ANEURYSMS AND DISSECTIONS
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2:13 PM - 2:18 PM Update On The Value Of MLFM Uncovered Stents In The Treatment Of Visceral And Popliteal Aneurysms: Do They Shrink: Have Any Ruptured
  Presenter(s):Claudio Rabbia, MD / Maria Antonella Ruffino, MD  
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2:19 PM - 2:24 PM Endovascular Treatment Of Complex Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm With Multiple Overlapping Bare Stents Can Decrease Spinal Cord Ischemia (SCI) And Result In Decreased Aneurysm Size: When Is This Treatment Appropriate
  Presenter(s):Qingsheng Lu, MD / Zaiping Jing, MD  
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2:25 PM - 2:30 PM Continuing Impressions Of The Value Of MLFM Bare Stents In Treating Complex Aortic Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Edward B. Diethrich, MD  
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2:31 PM - 2:36 PM Mechanisms Whereby MLFM Bare Stents Could Prevent Aneurysm Rupture: Do They Work
  Presenter(s):Jean-Marc Alsac, MD, PhD  
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2:37 PM - 2:42 PM Brazilian Experience With MLFM Stents In The Treatment Of Aortic Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Daniel Benitti, MD  
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2:43 PM - 2:48 PM 3-Year Results Of The French Registry Of MLFM Stents In The Treatment Of Thoracic And Abdominal Complex Aortic Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Claude D. Vaislic, MD  
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2:49 PM - 2:54 PM Value And Limitations Of The MLFM Stent In Treating Arch Aneurysms And Dissections
  Presenter(s):Erno Remsey-Semmelweis, MD, PhD  
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2:55 PM - 3:00 PM Pros And Cons Of MLFM Stents For The Treatment Of Complex Aortic Aneurysms: A Balanced View And Is Sac Thrombosis Good Or Bad For Aneurysm Wall Integrity And Rupture: What Is The Mechanism
  Presenter(s):Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD  
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3:01 PM - 3:06 PM Advantages And Limitations Of MLFM Stents For Aortic Aneurysm Treatment: When Do They Work And When Don’t They: Results Of The German Registry
  Presenter(s):Ralf R. Kolvenbach, MD  
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3:07 PM - 3:12 PM DEBATE: The MLFM Device Is A Disruptive Technology For Aortic Aneurysm And Dissection Based On The Results Of A Global Registry
  Presenter(s):Sherif Sultan, MD, FRCS, EBQS-VASC  
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3:13 PM - 3:18 PM DEBATE: MLFM Stents Are Not An Effective Treatment For Complex Aortic Aneurysm And Do Not Prevent Sac Growth And Rupture
  Presenter(s):Thomas Larzon, MD, PhD  
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3:19 PM - 3:29 PM Panel Discussion
3:30 PM - 3:40 PM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 31
 
SESSION 32 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 32: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN ROBOTICS, ENDOVASCULAR GUIDANCE, ENDOSCOPY ACCESS AND OTHER IMPROVED TECHNOLOGY
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IMPROVED ROBOTIC GUIDANCE
3:40 PM - 3:45 PM Experience With Improved Lower Profile Robotic Catheter Techniques: They Facilitate Many Endovascular Procedures Including Complex Embolizations
  Presenter(s):Barry T. Katzen, MD  
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3:46 PM - 3:51 PM How Can Robotic Navigation Be Combined With 3D Imaging To Make Complex Endovascular Procedures Easier, Quicker And More Predictable With Complex Anatomy: How Does the 6 French System Help
  Presenter(s):Alan B. Lumsden, MD, FACS  
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3:52 PM - 3:57 PM How Can Robotic Assistance And Guidance Be Helpful With Complex Anatomy For CAS And F/B EVAR: What About Radiation Exposure
  Presenter(s):Nicholas J.W. Cheshire, MD / Celia Riga, MD  
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3:58 PM - 4:03 PM What Does The ROVER Registry Tell Us About Advantages Of Robotic Catheter Based Procedures: Faster, Less Arterial Wall Trauma, Decreased Radiation Exposure, Improved Crossing Of Difficult CTOs
  Presenter(s):Jean Bismuth, MD  
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4:04 PM - 4:09 PM Minimally Invasive Treatment Of Paget-Schroetter Disease With EKOS Ultrasound Assisted Thrombolysis And Robot Assisted First Rib Resection: How The Robot Helps
  Presenter(s):Hans M.E. Coveliers, MD, MBA  
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4:10 PM - 4:15 PM The Truth About Endoscopic Vein Harvest: Is It Worthwhile: Based On VQI Observations
  Presenter(s):Fred A. Weaver, MD  
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4:16 PM - 4:21 PM Tips And Tricks For Radial Access For Lower Extremity And Other Remote Lesion Treatments: Equipment Required
  Presenter(s):Marcelo Guimaraes, MD  
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4:22 PM - 4:27 PM Update With New Simplified Aortic Occlusion Balloon For Ruptured AAAs And Other Hemorrhagic Emergencies: Advantages, Limitations And Clinical Experience: Scoring System To Help Tell Us Which Ruptured AAAs Should Not Be Treated
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD  
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4:28 PM - 4:33 PM When Can Improved Duplex Ultrasound Replace Contrast CTA For Post-EVAR Surveillance And Detecting Failing Lower Extremity Stent-Grafts
  Presenter(s):Keith D. Calligaro, MD  
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4:34 PM - 4:40 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 32
 
SESSION 33 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 33: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF RUPTURED AAAs
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4:40 PM - 4:45 PM 100% Of Ruptured AAAs (RAAAs) Can Be Treated Endovascularly If Chimney, Periscopes And Other Adjuncts Are Used: Turn-Down Rates Are Low And Early Mortality Is Low
  Presenter(s):Dieter O. Mayer, MD / Thomas Larzon, MD, PhD / Mario Lachat, MD  
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THE RECENT RCTS OF RAAAS: FACTS AND FLAWS – A MEGA DEBATE
4:46 PM - 4:51 PM Results From The French ECAR RCT Results Comparing EVAR With Open Repair For RAAAs
  Presenter(s):Pascal Desgranges, MD, PhD  
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4:52 PM - 4:57 PM Results From The Dutch AJAX RCT Comparing EVAR With Open Repair For RAAAs
  Presenter(s):Willem Wisselink, MD  
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4:58 PM - 5:03 PM Early Results From The UK IMPROVE Trial Comparing An EVAR Strategy With Open Repair For RAAAs: It Shows That The EVAR Strategy Has No Lower Early Mortality Than Open Repair
  Presenter(s):Janet T. Powell, MD, PhD  
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WHY THE RCTS ARE MISLEADING
5:04 PM - 5:09 PM IMPROVE Trial Is A Laudable Study, But Its Conclusion Is Flawed: EVAR Is Better Than Open Repair For RAAAs
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Veith, MD  
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5:10 PM - 5:15 PM The 3 Recent RAAA RCTs Are Flawed And Misleading: What Are These Flaws
  Presenter(s):Nicholas J.W. Cheshire, MD  
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5:16 PM - 5:21 PM EVAR Is Clearly Better Than Open Repair And We Do Not Need An RCT To Prove It
  Presenter(s):Mario Lachat, MD  
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5:22 PM - 5:27 PM The Recent RCTs Comparing EVAR To Open Repair For RAAAs Are Misleading And We Do Not Need More RCTs To Prove EVAR Is Better
  Presenter(s):Thomas Larzon, MD, PhD  
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OTHER OPINIONS AND DATA
5:28 PM - 5:33 PM EVAR Clearly Should Be The First Treatment Choice For RAAAs: We Don’t Need More Trials To Prove It
  Presenter(s):Edward B. Diethrich, MD / Julio A. Rodriguez-Lopez, MD  
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5:34 PM - 5:39 PM Does A Fixed Protocol For Treating Ruptured AAAs By EVAR Improve Outcomes: Based On A Prospective Multicenter Registry Results
  Presenter(s):Kim J. Hodgson, MD  
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5:40 PM - 5:45 PM Meta-Analysis Of Recent RCTs Comparing EVAR With Open Repair For Ruptured AAAs: It Is Level 1A Evidence, But It May Be Misleading
  Presenter(s):Ron Balm, MD, PhD  
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5:46 PM - 5:51 PM Long-Term Survival Of Ruptured AAAs Is Better After EVAR Than After Open Repair: The Early Survival Benefit Of EVAR Persists Beyond 5 Years
  Presenter(s):Dieter O. Mayer, MD / Mario Lachat, MD / Frank J. Veith, MD / Zoran Rancic, MD, PhD  
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5:52 PM - 5:57 PM Why Are Treatment Outcomes For RAAAs Better In The US Than In The UK: Hints For Improving Results And Support For The Position That EVAR Is Better Than Open Repair
  Presenter(s):Matt M. Thompson, MD  
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5:58 PM - 6:08 PM Panel Discussion

End of Program D

END OF SESSION 33
 
SESSION 34 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 34: NEW FINDINGS AND INFORMATION ON THE TREATMENT OF POPLITEAL ANEURYSM
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6:45 AM - 6:50 AM What Are The Real Results Of Endovascular Popliteal Aneurysm Repair: When Is It Indicated And When Contraindicated
  Presenter(s):Sonia Ronchey, MD, PhD  
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6:51 AM - 6:56 AM Anatomic Features That Predict Complications Of Endovascular Aneurysm Repair And When It Is Contraindicated
  Presenter(s):Thomas L. Forbes, MD  
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6:57 AM - 7:02 AM The Modern Treatment Of Popliteal Aneurysms Varies Widely: Why Is This So: Value Of Thrombolysis: What Is The Best Surgical Approach
  Presenter(s):Martin Bjorck, MD, PhD  
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7:03 AM - 7:08 AM Long-Term Outcomes And Sac Shrinkage After Endovascular Popliteal Aneurysm Repair: What Are The Implications
  Presenter(s):Franco Grego, MD / Giovanni P. Deriu, MD  
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7:09 AM - 7:14 AM Avoidance And Treatment Of Complications After Endografting For Popliteal Aneurysm
  Presenter(s):Irwin V. Mohan, MBBS, MD, FRCS, FEBVS, FRACS  
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7:15 AM - 7:20 AM Popliteal Aneurysm Treatment: When Endo, When Open: Technical Tips: Primary And Secondary Patency Results; Reintervention Is Not Always Required For Graft Failure
  Presenter(s):Neal S. Cayne, MD  
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THREE-PART DEBATE
7:21 AM - 7:26 AM DEBATE: Endovascular Treatment Is Inferior For Popliteal Aneurysms Needing Treatment
  Presenter(s):Werner Lang, MD  
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7:27 AM - 7:32 AM DEBATE: Some Popliteal Aneurysms Should Be Treated Endo; Some Open
  Presenter(s):Bauer E. Sumpio, MD, PhD  
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7:33 AM - 7:38 AM DEBATE: Almost All Popliteal Aneurysms Can Be Treated Endovascularly: Technical Considerations And Outcomes: What Was The Outcome Of The Former Vice President's Large Popliteal Aneurysm Repairs In 2004
  Presenter(s):Barry T. Katzen, MD  
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7:39 AM - 7:44 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 34
 
SESSION 35 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 35: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF INFECTED AORTIC GRAFTS AND ENDOGRAFTS; VALUE OF EVAR FOR MYCOTIC ANEURYSMS
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7:45 AM - 7:50 AM Update On Silver/Triclosan Synergy Prosthesis For In Situ Replacement Of Infected Aortic Prostheses: They Really Work Based On The SATIGI Registry And Other Data
  Presenter(s):Max Zegelman, MD  
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7:51 AM - 7:56 AM Endovascular Treatment Of Mycotic AAAs: When Does It Work And For How Long: Based On 132 Cases With Long Follow-up
  Presenter(s):Anders Wanhainen, MD, PhD  
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7:57 AM - 8:02 AM When Are Endografts The Best Treatment For Aortic Infection And When Are They Not
  Presenter(s):Francesco Setacci, MD  
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8:03 AM - 8:08 AM Conservative Treatment Of Endograft Infection After EVAR With CT Guided Drainage And Graft Preservation: When Can It Work And When Can It Not
  Presenter(s):Kamphol Laohapensang, MD  
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8:09 AM - 8:14 AM Treatment Of Para And Suprarenal Aortic Graft Infection: Do Endografts Play A Role
  Presenter(s):Manju Kalra, MBBS  
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8:15 AM - 8:20 AM Technical Tips For Removing An Infected Endograft: It Is Not Simple
  Presenter(s):Thomas C. Bower, MD  
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8:21 AM - 8:26 AM EVAR Can Be Effective Treatment For Infected Aneurysms In All Parts Of The Aorta With Both Simple And Complex Anatomies: Chimney Grafts May Be Needed: How To Do It Successfully And Get Long-Term Survival
  Presenter(s):Boonprasit Kritpracha, MD  
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8:27 AM - 8:32 AM DEBATE: Management Of Mycotic Aneurysms And Infected Stent-Grafts After EVAR And TEVAR: Infected Endografts Must Come Out
  Presenter(s):Piotr M. Kasprzak, MD  
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8:33 AM - 8:38 AM DEBATE: Not So: A New Treatment Paradigm For Treating Infected Endografts After EVAR And Mycotic Aneuryms May Allow Endograft Preservation
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
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8:39 AM - 8:44 AM How To Treat Mycotic Thoracic Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Roberto Chiesa, MD / Germano Melissano, MD  
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8:45 AM - 8:52 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 35
 
SESSION 36 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 36: EXCITING NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MEDICAL TREATMENT OF VASCULAR DISEASE
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8:52 AM - 8:57 AM Do Atherosclerotic Plaques Regress: How And Why: What Are The Implications For Treatment
  Presenter(s):Ralph G. DePalma, MD  
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8:58 AM - 9:03 AM How Can The Medical Treatment Of Arteriosclerosis Be Improved: Should More Patients Receive Statins: Do HDL Levels Matter: Does Elevating A Low HDL Level Help In Any Way: What Is On The Horizon For Improving Drug Or Medical Treatment For Arteriosclerosis
  Presenter(s):Don Poldermans, MD  
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9:04 AM - 9:09 AM What Do The New AHA Cholesterol Guidelines And The New Information About Beta Blockers Mean To Vascular Surgeons
  Presenter(s):Peter Henke, MD  
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9:10 AM - 9:15 AM Medical Therapy In Peripheral Artery Disease: Anything New On The Horizon: What Is The Value Of Chronic PA Pressure Monitoring With The CardioMEMS Implantable Pressure Sensor
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, MS, FAHA, FACC   
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9:16 AM - 9:21 AM Why All Vascular Patients Should Have Perioperative Or Periprocedural Troponins: How Do They Help In Patient Treatment
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, MS, FAHA, FACC   
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9:22 AM - 9:27 AM How Long Should Dual Antiplatelet Treatment Be Continued After Patients Receive A Coronary Stent (BMS Or DES): When Is It Safe To Stop Clopidogrel And Perform Non-Cardiac Surgery – An AAA, A Leg Bypass Or CEA: What To Do If Surgery Cannot Be Delayed: Based On New Findings From The OPTIMIZE Trial
  Presenter(s):Ron Waksman, MD  
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9:28 AM - 9:33 AM Vitamin D Supplementation And Tight Blood Glucose Control In Diabetics Do Not Have A Major Impact On The Progression Of Vascular Disease: Other Factors Are More Important
  Presenter(s):Erich Minar, MD  
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9:34 AM - 9:39 AM How To Prevent And Treat Postoperative Delirium After Vascular Surgery
  Presenter(s):Clark J. Zeebregts, MD, PhD  
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9:40 AM - 9:47 AM Panel Discussion
9:48 AM - 10:00 AM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 36
 
SESSION 37 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 37: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN ENDOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGY, TECHNIQUES AND THE MEDICAL TREATMENT OF VASCULAR DISEASE
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10:00 AM - 10:05 AM Imaging With Lower Radiation Exposure Using A Novel Fixed C-Arm System During Endovascular Procedures: The Philips Allura Clarity Hybrid OR
  Presenter(s):Olivier H.J. Koning, MD  
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10:06 AM - 10:11 AM Unusual Uses Of Re-entry Devices: They Are An Essential Tool
  Presenter(s):Konstantinos Katsanos, MSc, MD, PhD, EBIR  
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10:12 AM - 10:17 AM DEBATE: Be Skeptical About The Need For Atherectomy Systems: The New Ones May Be No Better Than The Old Ones
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM  
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10:18 AM - 10:23 AM DEBATE: Not So Fast, Leaving Nothing Behind Trumps Any Permanent Device In The SFA: Current Evidence And Clinical Utility Of Atherectomy Systems
  Presenter(s):Lawrence A. Garcia, MD  
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10:24 AM - 10:29 AM Endovenous Or Perivascular Routes For Internal Prosthetic Bypasses In The SFA And Popliteal Arteries: How Can IVUS And Robotics Help: A New Treatment Concept
  Presenter(s):Alan B. Lumsden, MD, FACS / Tony S. Das, MD  
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10:30 AM - 10:35 AM Where Do We Stand With Cell Therapy For Ischemia In The Legs; In The Heart
  Presenter(s):Alan Dardik, MD, PhD  
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10:36 AM - 10:41 AM Tips And Tricks For Endovascular Interventions In Pediatric Patients
  Presenter(s):Furuzan Numan, MD  
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10:42 AM - 10:47 AM Manifestations And Treatment Of Spontaneous Renal Artery Dissections
  Presenter(s):James C. Stanley, MD  
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10:48 AM - 10:57 AM Panel Discussion
NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN MEDICAL TREATMENT AND RISK MODIFICATION
Moderator(s): Ron Waksman, MD / Jack L. Cronenwett, MD  
10:57 AM - 11:02 AM How To Improve 5-Year Survival After Vascular Surgery By 25% Or More: Give Proper Doses Of Statins And Antiplatelet Agents
  Presenter(s):Jack L. Cronenwett, MD  
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11:03 AM - 11:08 AM Preoperative Statin Administration Decreases The Incidence Of Contrast Induced Kidney Injury
  Presenter(s):John H. Rundback, MD, FSIR, FAHA  
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11:09 AM - 11:14 AM A Frailty Index And What It Can Mean For Vascular Specialists Or Surgeons Interested In Vascular Disease Patients: Is It Better Than The Eyeball Test
  Presenter(s):Gregory L. Moneta, MD  
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11:15 AM - 11:20 AM Differential Effect Of Arteriosclerotic Risk Factors In Men And Women: Why Does It Matter
  Presenter(s):Caron B. Rockman, MD  
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11:21 AM - 11:26 AM Cilostazol Is Associated With Improved Outcomes After Vascular Interventions: Should Vascular Specialists Use It And How
  Presenter(s):Richard J. Powell, MD  
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11:27 AM - 11:32 AM What Test Should We Use To Evaluate Antiplatelet Drugs In Vascular Patients – Especially Those Undergoing A Procedure
  Presenter(s):Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD  
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11:33 AM - 11:38 AM Importance Of Smoking Cessation Prior To Lower Extremity Bypasses: It Decreases The Failure Rate
  Presenter(s):Christopher J. Abularrage, MD / James H. Black III, MD  
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11:39 AM - 11:44 AM How To Prevent Cardiovascular Death In Diabetic Patients With CLI And Arteriosclerosis: It Is As Important As Saving The Limb
  Presenter(s):Francesco Liistro, MD  
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11:45 AM - 11:50 AM Characteristics Of Patients Who Currently Develop Acute Limb Ischemia And What Is Their Long-Term Prognosis
  Presenter(s):Beatrice R. Amann-Vesti, MD  
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11:51 AM - 0:00 AM Panel Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – 2nd Floor Promenade
Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 37
 
SESSION 38 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 38: ADVANCES IN IMAGING
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Selective Intra-Arterial CTA For Lower Extremity Occlusive Disease In Patients With Renal Insufficiency: It Decreases Contrast Dose And Is Safe
  Presenter(s):Anders Wanhainen, MD, PhD  
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Advantages Of An Integrated 3-D Imaging Solution For Planning, Fusion And Assessment Of Complex Aortic Procedures
  Presenter(s):Stephan Haulon, MD  
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1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Aortic Procedures Of The Future Will Mandate 3D Imaging For Planning And Preparation, And For Performing
  Presenter(s):Dittmar Boeckler, MD  
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM The Use Of A Computerized Patient Specific Model And MRA Data To Predict Pressure Drops Across Equivocal Stenoses
  Presenter(s):Jean-Paul de Vries, MD, PhD  
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Precannulation Of Visceral And Renal Arteries Using Fusion Software On The Artis Zeego System During F/B EVAR Is Fast, Simple, And Valuable: How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Neal S. Cayne, MD  
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1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Value And Implementation Of 3D Ultrasound Scans For All AAA Evaluations: What Can And Should Be Measured: What Equipment Is Needed
  Presenter(s):Henrik Sillesen, MD, DMSc  
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM 3D Ultrasound Is The CT Scan Of The Future And Eliminates Radiation Exposure
  Presenter(s):Brajesh K. Lal, MD  
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1:42 PM - 1:47 PM What New Information Can Be Learned From 3D Ultrasound Of AAAs: How Can It Provide Finite Element Analysis
  Presenter(s):Marc R.H.M. van Sambeek, MD, PhD  
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1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Panel Discussion
1:54 PM - 1:59 PM What Important Information Can Be Obtained From Transcranial Doppler (TCD) If You Know How To Get It: Wider Use Of TCD Is Justified
  Presenter(s):Zsolt Garami, MD  
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM 3D Holography To Guide Endovascular Interventions: How Does It Work: Can CTA Be Avoided And MRI And 3D Ultrasound Take Its Place
  Presenter(s):Elchanan Bruckheimer, MBBS  
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2:06 PM - 2:11 PM A Complete Mobile Hybrid Room With Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid C-Arm And Stille Imagiq2 Floating Table For Complex Endovascular Procedures: Advantages And Limitations Compared To A Fixed Hybrid Room
  Presenter(s):Peter C.J. Goverde, MD  
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2:12 PM - 2:17 PM DEBATE: Should Duplex Ultrasound Replace CTA For Post EVAR Surveillance: YES, In Most Cases
  Presenter(s):Michel Makaroun, MD  
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2:18 PM - 2:23 PM DEBATE: Should Duplex Ultrasound Replace CTA For Post EVAR Surveillance: NO, In Most Cases
  Presenter(s):S. Rao Vallabhaneni, MD, FRCS  
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2:24 PM - 2:29 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 38
 
SESSION 39 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 39: ADVANCES AND UPDATES IN THE TREATMENT OF THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROMES, AN HISTORICAL VIGNETTE AND NEW DEVICES AND CONCEPTS
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2:29 PM - 2:34 PM New Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) SVS Reporting Standards: What Is New
  Presenter(s):Karl A. Illig, MD  
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2:35 PM - 2:40 PM Treatment Of TOS And Popliteal Entrapment In High Performance Athletes: What Is The Role Of Exercise, Physiotherapy And Surgery
  Presenter(s):Jason T. Lee, MD  
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2:41 PM - 2:46 PM Some Patients With Presumed Neurogenic TOS Really Have Jugular And Subclavian Venous Stenosis: Balloon Angioplasty Can Provide Symptom Relief
  Presenter(s):Sam S. Ahn, MD, FACS, MBA  
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2:47 PM - 2:52 PM Current Optimal Treatment For Arterial Compression At The Thoracic Outlet
  Presenter(s):Enrique Criado, MD, FACS  
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2:53 PM - 2:58 PM Historical Vignette: The First Endoleak And The First AAA Repair By Norman Freeman – Before Charles Dubost’s
  Presenter(s):Christopher K. Zarins, MD  
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2:59 PM - 3:04 PM Infrared IVUS: A New Technique For Detecting Vulnerable Plaque
  Presenter(s):Ron Waksman, MD  
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3:05 PM - 3:10 PM Early Experience With A New Improved Digital Mobile C-Arm: The Cios Alpha System From Siemens: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Sebastian E. Debus, MD, PhD  
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3:11 PM - 3:16 PM Panel Discussion
3:17 PM - 3:30 PM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 39
 
SESSION 40 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 40: NEW CONCEPTS, TECHNIQUES, UPDATES
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3:30 PM - 3:35 PM Value And Limitations Of Optical Coherence Tomography For Use In Lower Extremity Vascular Assessment And Treatments
  Presenter(s):Vikram S. Kashyap, MD  
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3:36 PM - 3:41 PM Sensible And Extreme Approach To Limb Preservation (The SEAL Approach): Who And What Is Involved And What Are The Benefits: Should There Be SEAL Centers
  Presenter(s):Niten Singh, MD  
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3:42 PM - 3:47 PM The Chocolate Balloon: A New Better Less Traumatic Drug Coated Balloon For Dilating Arterial Lesions With Less Dissection: Mode Of Action, Advantages And Clinical Experience
  Presenter(s):Jihad A. Mustapha, MD  
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3:48 PM - 3:53 PM Does Prostate Endovascular Embolization Work: For What Conditions: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Jörn O. Balzer, MD, PhD  
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3:54 PM - 3:59 PM Pathophysiology Of Hand And Finger Ischemia In Hemodialysis Patients And How It Can Best Be Treated
  Presenter(s):Roberto Ferraresi, MD  
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4:00 PM - 4:05 PM Update On Tissue Engineered Arterial Prostheses: Progress And Remaining Challenges
  Presenter(s):Elliot L. Chaikof, MD, PhD  
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4:06 PM - 4:11 PM For Recanalizing Lower Extremity CTOs Above And Below The Knee, Simpler And Cheaper Devices Are Better: It Does Not Matter Whether The Route Is Intraluminal Or Subintimal
  Presenter(s):Amman Bolia, MD  
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4:12 PM - 4:17 PM Will DEBs Become The Gold Standard For Dilating Bare Metal Stents (BMSs) In The SFA: Will This Strategy Be Cost Effective
  Presenter(s):Stefan Mueller-Hülsbeck, MD  
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4:18 PM - 4:23 PM Current Optimal Techniques For Minimizing Contrast Induced Nephropathy After Angiographic Procedures
  Presenter(s):Jonathan R. Boyle, MD, FRCS  
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4:24 PM - 4:29 PM Quantitative Determination Of Respiratory Movement Of Aorta And Side Branches In Image Fusion Guidance: How Can It Improve Branch Origin Location Accuracy And Minimize Errors
  Presenter(s):Geert Willem H. Schurink, MD, PhD  
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4:30 PM - 4:35 PM Underutilization Of Statins In CLI Patients: Statins Keep The Patient Alive Longer And Decrease Amputation Rates After Open And Endo Revascularization Procedures
  Presenter(s):Todd R. Vogel, MD, MPH  
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4:36 PM - 4:41 PM Diagnosis And Management Of Vascular Complications In Athletes
  Presenter(s):Jonathan D. Beard, ChM, MEd, FRCS  
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4:42 PM - 4:50 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 40
 
SESSION 41 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 41: NEW CONCEPTS IN ENDOVASCULAR TREATMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF COMPLICATONS; MORE INFORMATION ABOUT RENAL DENERVATION AND OTHER WAYS TO TREAT RESISTANT HYPERTENSION; AMPUTATIONS
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4:50 PM - 4:55 PM We Don’t Need More Endovascular Treatments: Just Better Use Of The Ones We Have
  Presenter(s):Manj S. Gohel, MD, FRCS  
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4:56 PM - 5:01 PM AAA Wall Microvasculature: How Does It Relate To Thrombus Formation And AAA Growth
  Presenter(s):Geert Willem H. Schurink, MD, PhD  
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5:02 PM - 5:07 PM Hypercoagulable Testing Is Far Overused In Vascular Patients Whose Revascularizations Fail Repeatedly: What Should We Do To Evaluate Such Patients And When Is Such Testing Helpful
  Presenter(s):Elna M. Masuda, MD  
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5:08 PM - 5:13 PM A New Simple Technique For Perfusing The Lower Limb To Prevent Ischemia During Prolonged Sheath Obstruction Of The Femoral Arteries During F/B EVAR
  Presenter(s):Johannes Kalder, MD  
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5:14 PM - 5:19 PM Total Percutaneous Axillary Artery Access In Complex Endovascular Aortic Repair: Technical Tips And Precautions
  Presenter(s):Barend M.E. Mees, MD, PhD  
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MORE TOPICS ON RESISTANT HYPERTENSION
5:20 PM - 5:25 PM With Respect To Renal Denervation, Where Do The Renal Sympathetic Nerves Lie With Respect To The Renal Artery: Can Radiofrequency (RF) And Ultrasound Inactivate Them And What Effect Do These Modalities Have On The Renal Artery
  Presenter(s):Renu Virmani, MD  
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5:26 PM - 5:31 PM Is An Arteriovenous Anastomosis The Way To Cure Resistant Hypertension: How Does It Work And Results Of The ROX Arteriovenous Coupler Trial
  Presenter(s):Melvin D. Lobo, MBChB, PhD, FRCP  
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5:32 PM - 5:37 PM Percutaneous Creation Of An A-V Fistula With The ROX Device: Can It Treat Resistant Hypertension And Other Conditions
  Presenter(s):David H. Deaton, MD  
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5:38 PM - 5:43 PM Is There A Role For Chemoablation For Renal Denervation
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Wholey, MD / Michael H. Wholey, MD, MBA  
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5:44 PM - 5:49 PM Why The Negative Results Of SIMPLICITY III Are No Surprise: It Does Not Mean The Field Is Dead: Predictions For The Future
  Presenter(s):Mehdi H. Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD  
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5:50 PM - 6:00 PM Panel Discussion

End of Program E

END OF SESSION 41
 
SESSION 42 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 42: MANAGEMENT OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM: THE SPECTRUM AS IT EVOLVES – DRUGS, DEVICES AND SURGERY – PART 1
Moderators:Michael R. Jaff, DO  
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7:00 AM - 7:05 AM Introduction To The Symposium
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Veith, MD  
7:05 AM - 7:15 AM Welcome And Introduction
  Presenter(s):Michael R. Jaff, DO  
7:15 AM - 7:25 AM The Basics Of Pulmonary Embolism: What Is The Role Of The History, Exam, Biomarkers
  Presenter(s):Ido Weinberg, MD, MSc  
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7:25 AM - 7:35 AM The Basics Of Echocardiography For PE: What Must The Vascular Specialist Know, And Is An Emergent Echo Necessary
  Presenter(s):David M. Dudzinski, MD  
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7:35 AM - 7:50 AM What Is State-of-the-Art Medical Therapy For PE
  Presenter(s):Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP, FHM, FSVM  
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7:50 AM - 8:00 AM Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy For PE: Do We Know More In 2014
  Presenter(s):Christopher Kabrhel, MD, MPH  
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8:00 AM - 8:10 AM Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis For PE: A Better Lytic Alternative?
  Presenter(s):Jason T. Salsamendi, MD  
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8:10 AM - 8:25 AM Percutaneous Pharmacomechanical Intervention For PE: What Does The Data Say, And Where Must We Go From Here
  Presenter(s):Iris Baumgartner, MD  
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8:25 AM - 8:35 AM Lysis For PE: What About The Nuts And Bolts – Heparin, PTT And Fibrinogen Monitoring, And How Do You Know When You Are Done
  Presenter(s):Raghu Kolluri, MD  
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8:35 AM - 8:45 AM Technical Tips For Pharmacomechanical Intervention For PE: How Do I Do It?
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey Y. Wang, MD  
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Moderator(s): Michael R. Jaff, DO  
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM Case Presentations / Panel Discussion / Questions And Answers
  Panelist(s): Christopher Kabrhel, MD, MPH / Iris Baumgartner, MD / Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP, FHM, FSVM / Jason T. Salsamendi, MD / Jeffrey Y. Wang, MD  
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9:15 AM - 9:45 AM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 42
 
SESSION 43 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 43: MANAGEMENT OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM: THE SPECTRUM AS IT EVOLVES – DRUGS, DEVICES AND SURGERY – PART 2
Moderators:Michael R. Jaff, DO  
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9:45 AM - 10:00 AM The SEATTLE Trial: A Breakthrough For PE Treatment?
  Presenter(s):Gregory Piazza, MD, MS  
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10:00 AM - 10:10 AM What Did The SEATTLE Trial Fail To Answer?
  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  
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10:20 AM - 10:35 AM ECMO And Surgical Thromboembolectomy For Massive PE: When, How, And Why?
  Presenter(s):Thoralf Sundt, MD  
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10:35 AM - 10:45 AM What Is The Modern Algorithm For Management Of Massive And Submassive PE
  Presenter(s):Tod C. Engelhardt, MD  
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10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Iliac Venous Stenosis: When To Look And When To Stent
  Presenter(s):John A. Kaufman, MD  
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11:00 AM - 11:15 AM The Team Approach To PE Management: The Emergence Of National PERT Centers
  Presenter(s):Kenneth Rosenfield, MD  
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11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Challenging Cases And “PERT” Decisions
  Panelist(s): Tod C. Engelhardt, MD / John A. Kaufman, MD / Christopher J. Kwolek, MD / Gregory Piazza, MD, MS / Kenneth Rosenfield, MD / Thoralf Sundt, MD  
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11:45 AM - 12:00 PM Questions And Answers
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 43
 
SESSION 44 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 44: OCCLUSION OF THE DEEP VEINS OF THE LEG: CAUSES, RISKS TO THE PATIENT, AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR TREATMENT
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Large Vein Occlusive Disease: The Magnitude Of The Problem In The Population
  Presenter(s):Peter Gloviczki, MD  
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Physiology Of Large Vein Occlusion: A Hemodynamic Explanation For The Post-Thrombotic Syndrome
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Meissner, MD  
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1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Predictors Of Post-Thrombotic Syndrome After DVT: Which Patients Will Have Problems
  Presenter(s):Susan R. Kahn, MD, MSc  
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM DVT In The Leg: New Modalities For Managing A Lifelong Problem For The Patient
  Presenter(s):Gerard J. O'Sullivan, MD  
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Venous Thrombosis: Can We Determine The Age Of The Thrombus And Does It Matter Anyway
  Presenter(s):Cees H.A. Wittens, MD, PhD  
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1:30 PM - 1:35 PM DEBATE: Chronic Femoral DVT Should Not Be Treated With Aggressive Interventions
  Presenter(s):John Blebea, MD, MBA  
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM DEBATE: Endovascular Interventions Work For Chronic Femoral Occlusions And Should Be Considered In Most Patients
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
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1:42 PM - 1:47 PM 2014: The Forefront Of New Anticoagulants For DVT
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey W. Olin, DO  
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1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Femoral Vein Excision For Vascular Reconstruction: Techniques To Minimize Post-Thrombotic Symptoms
  Presenter(s):Timur P. Sarac, MD  
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1:54 PM - 1:59 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 44
 
SESSION 45 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 45: ACUTE LOWER EXTREMITY DVT: AVOIDING EARLY AND LATE ADVERSE OUTCOMES
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2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Risk Of Pulmonary Embolism With DVT: Which Clots, Who And When
  Presenter(s):Michael R. Jaff, DO  
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2:06 PM - 2:11 PM The Bull’s Eye Sign: A New Iliac Vein Marker To Avert The Need For IVUS
  Presenter(s):Enrico Ascher, MD  
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2:12 PM - 2:17 PM Thrombolysis For Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis: Is It Safe, Is It Effective: Lessons From The 2014 Cochrane Update
  Presenter(s):Cynthia K. Shortell, MD  
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2:18 PM - 2:23 PM The EKOS System For Treatment Of Acute DVT: Theory And Practice
  Presenter(s):Anil P. Hingorani, MD  
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2:24 PM - 2:29 PM Newer Methods For Treating Acute DVT: Thrombolysis, Ultrasound, And Mechanical Thrombectomy Devices
  Presenter(s):Robert A. Lookstein, MD, FSIR, FAHA  
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2:30 PM - 2:35 PM Update On The ATTRACT Study Of rt-PA For Acute DVT
  Presenter(s):Suresh Vedantham, MD  
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2:36 PM - 2:41 PM DEBATE: Early Intervention Is Best For Acute Iliofemoral DVT And Prevents Post-Thrombotic Complications
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
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2:42 PM - 2:47 PM DEBATE: Antithrombotic Therapy Alone For Acute DVT: Lack Of High Level Evidence For Endovenous Interventions
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey W. Olin, DO  
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2:48 PM - 2:56 PM Panel Discussion
2:56 PM - 3:15 PM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 45
 
SESSION 46 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 46: NOVEL BALLOONS, STENTS, THROMBOLYSIS, ULTRASOUND, AND MECHANICAL THROMBECTOMY DEVICES FOR LARGE VEIN OCCLUSIONS
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3:16 PM - 3:21 PM Dedicated Stents For The Venous System: Requirements And Status Of Devices In Clinical Development
  Presenter(s):Gerard J. O'Sullivan, MD  
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3:22 PM - 3:27 PM DEBATE: Currently Marketed Stents Are Suboptimal In The Venous System: The Need For New Devices Engineered For The Veins
  Presenter(s):Cees H.A. Wittens, MD, PhD  
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3:28 PM - 3:33 PM DEBATE: New Devices Are Encouraged But Stent Malfunctions Are Rare In The Venous System, Even With Older Devices
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
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3:34 PM - 3:39 PM Should Drug-Eluting Balloons Be Considered For Large Vein Stenoses: Theory And Predictions For The Future
  Presenter(s):William A. Gray, MD  
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3:40 PM - 3:45 PM Iliofemoral DVT In Pregnancy: Thrombus Removal Is Safe And Avoids Long-Term Morbidity
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
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3:46 PM - 3:51 PM Long-Term Outcomes After Trellis Thrombectomy For DVT
  Presenter(s):Rabih A. Chaer, MD  
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3:52 PM - 3:57 PM Tips And Tricks For Recanalization Of Occluded Large Veins: The Role Of The Ekosonic System
  Presenter(s):Jean-Paul de Vries, MD, PhD  
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3:58 PM - 4:03 PM DEBATE: Ultrasound-Enhanced Thrombolysis Yields No Benefit Over Thrombolysis Alone
  Presenter(s):Iris Baumgartner, MD  
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4:04 PM - 4:09 PM DEBATE: Nonsense; EKOS Thrombolysis For Acute DVT Is A Game Changer
  Presenter(s):Mark J. Garcia, MD  
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4:10 PM - 4:15 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 46
 
SESSION 47 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 47: TREATMENT OF INFERIOR VENA CAVA THROMBUS, MALIGNANCY, INJURY AND OCCLUSION
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4:16 PM - 4:21 PM Treatment Of Chronic IVC Occlusion With Stents: Which Patients, Which Stents, And Results
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
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4:22 PM - 4:27 PM IVC Resection And Reconstruction For Malignancy: Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):William J. Quinones-Baldrich, MD  
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4:28 PM - 4:33 PM Aggressive Management Of Acute Thrombosis Of The Inferior Vena Cava
  Presenter(s):Bo G. Eklof, MD, PhD  
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4:34 PM - 4:39 PM Robotic Removal Of Malfunctioning IVC Filters: A Case And Potential For The Future
  Presenter(s):Samuel R. Money, MD, MBA  
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4:40 PM - 4:45 PM Exsanguinating Hemorrhage From Iatrogenic IVC Injury: Presentation, Management And Outcome
  Presenter(s):Peter Gloviczki, MD  
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4:46 PM - 4:51 PM Getting Paid For Inferior Vena Caval Procedures: Newer CPT Codes And When To Use Them
  Presenter(s):Sean P. Roddy, MD  
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4:52 PM - 5:00 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 47