SESSION 47 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 47: NEW TECHNIQUES, TECHNOLOGY AND CONCEPTS
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6:40 AM - 6:45 AM Importance Of Vessel Preparation Before DCB Use: Value Of The Cagent Serranator Device For Producing Controlled Lesion Serration Before DCB Inflation
  Presenter(s):Peter A. Schneider, MD  
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6:46 AM - 6:51 AM Creation Of A Spliced Vein Conduit Using A Microvascular Coupler (Technique Video): Where Can The Resulting Product Prove Essential
  Presenter(s):Benjamin M. Jackson, MD  
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6:52 AM - 6:57 AM What Are The Components Of A Stent’s Radial Force And Why Do They Matter
  Presenter(s):Koen Deloose, MD  
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6:58 AM - 7:03 AM Lithoplasty From Shockwave Medical For Treating Heavily Calcified Lower Extremity Occlusive Lesions: Concept, Indications, Techniques And Results: From The DISRUPT PAD 1 And 2 Trials
  Presenter(s):Gunnar Tepe, MD / Thomas Zeller, MD / Andrew Holden, MBChB  
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7:04 AM - 7:09 AM How To Improve Patients And Your Own Intelligence And Cognitive Function By Increasing Brain Blood Flow Pharmacologically
  Presenter(s):Juan C. Parodi, MD  
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7:10 AM - 7:15 AM The Arsenal AAA Sac Filling System (Medtronic) For EVAR: How Does It Work; What Is Its Value: Early Results
  Presenter(s):Andrew Holden, MBChB  
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7:16 AM - 7:21 AM 3D Printed AAA Templates With The AortaFit System From Aortica: How Do They Simplify And Improve F/EVAR Procedures: How Do They Work And Improve Fenestration/Branch Alignment
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD  
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7:22 AM - 7:27 AM Remote Monitoring Of Bypass Flow With A Totally Implantable Piezoelectric Sensor: It Can Also Be Placed On Stents For Self-Monitoring: The GraftWorx System
  Presenter(s):Richard F. Neville, MD  
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7:28 AM - 7:33 AM Centerline Biomedical GPS-Like Vascular Navigation System To Decrease Radiation And Contrast Dosage By Using Sensor Equipped Catheters And Guidewires Located And Guided Through A 3-D Virtual Vascular Tree – iOPS (Intraoperative Positioning System)
  Presenter(s):Matthew J. Eagleton, MD  
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7:34 AM - 7:40 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 47
 
SESSION 48 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 48: ADVANCES IN FENESTRATED AND BRANCHED EVAR (F/BEVAR) FOR COMPLEX AAAs AND TAAAs; RELATED CONTROVERSIES
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7:40 AM - 7:45 AM Use Of Parallel Grafts Is Expanding: So What Is The Basis For The Widespread Skepticism Concerning Parallel Grafts (Chimney, Periscope And Sandwich Grafts)
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM  
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7:46 AM - 7:51 AM DEBATE: Parallel Grafts Are Of Limited Value In Juxta- And Pararenal AAAs And TAAAs: Results With Them Are Not So Good Or Durable In Some Circumstances
  Presenter(s):Adam Beck, MD / W. Anthony Lee, MD  
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7:52 AM - 7:57 AM DEBATE: Not So: If Done With Appropriate Precautions, The Results With Parallel Grafts Are Good, Durable And The Best Option In Many Circumstances
  Presenter(s):Mario L. Lachat, MD  
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7:58 AM - 8:03 AM Tips And Unilateral Tricks For Simple Safe Axillary Access For Placement Of Multiple Parallel Grafts In The Treatment Of Complex AAAs: A Conduit Can Help
  Presenter(s):Ross Milner, MD  
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8:04 AM - 8:09 AM Utility Of Access Scallops In Difficult Fenestrated EVAR Anatomy: How Do They Work: Is Selective Or Universal Stenting Of The Scalloped Branch Best
  Presenter(s):Raghuveer Vallabhaneni, MD  
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8:10 AM - 8:15 AM How To Minimize Prolonged Lower Extremity And Pelvic Ischemia From Prolonged Occlusive Sheath Placement During F/BEVAR: Technique And Advantages
  Presenter(s):Gustavo S. Oderich, MD FACS  
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8:16 AM - 8:21 AM Physiologic Basis For Staging In Extensive Endovascular TAAA Repairs: How To Do It: What Are The Indications, Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Matthew J. Eagleton, MD  
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8:22 AM - 8:27 AM How Infrarenal Endografts Can Safely And Effectively Be Extended To The Suprarenal Level With Chimney Grafts Using Currently Available Stent-Grafts: Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):Claude Mialhe, MD  
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8:28 AM - 8:33 AM DEBATE: Value And Limitations Of Nellix Endografts With Chimneys For Juxta- And Pararenal AAAs: They Compare Favorably With F/BEVAR And Other Parallel Graft Treatments
  Presenter(s):Matt M. Thompson, MD / Ian Loftus, MD  
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8:34 AM - 8:39 AM DEBATE: Not So: F/BEVARs Are The Best Treatments For Most Juxta- And Pararenal AAAs
  Presenter(s):Marcelo Ferreira, MD  
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8:40 AM - 8:45 AM DEBATE: Not So: Parallel Grafts With Standard EVAR Endografts Are The Best Treatment For Most Juxta- And Pararenal AAAs
  Presenter(s):Jason T. Lee, MD / Konstantinos P. Donas, MD / Giovanni Torsello, MD  
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8:46 AM - 8:54 AM Panel Discussion
8:54 AM - 9:10 AM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 48
 
SESSION 49 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 49: MORE ABOUT F/BEVAR AND PARALLEL GRAFTS FOR COMPLEX AAAs AND TAAAs; MORE RELATED CONTROVERSIES
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9:10 AM - 9:15 AM Advances In Branched EVAR (B/EVAR) For TAAAs: Viabahn/Zilver Stent Combination Is Better Than Fluency/Wall Stent Combination And Other Lessons Learned
  Presenter(s):Timothy A.M. Chuter, DM  
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9:16 AM - 9:21 AM How To Reduce Spinal Cord, Lower Extremity And Pelvic Ischemia During F/BEVAR For TAAAs
  Presenter(s):Athanasios Katsargyris, MD / Eric L.G. Verhoeven, MD, PhD  
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9:22 AM - 9:27 AM Classification Systems For Characterizing Aortic Necks And Type 1A Endoleaks After Chimney EVAR (Ch/EVAR): They Provide Clues To Make Ch/EVAR Have Better Outcomes
  Presenter(s):David J. Minion, MD / Konstantinos P. Donas, MD / Giovanni Torsello, MD  
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MEGA DEBATE
9:28 AM - 9:33 AM DEBATE: Ch/EVAR With More Than 2 Chimneys Do Not Have Good Outcomes And Should Not Be Used
  Presenter(s):Dittmar Boeckler, MD  
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9:34 AM - 9:39 AM DEBATE: Ch/EVAR With More Than 2 Chimney Grafts Have A High Incidence Of Gutter Endoleaks, Other Complications And Poor Outcomes
  Presenter(s):W. Anthony Lee, MD / Adam Beck, MD  
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9:40 AM - 9:45 AM DEBATE: Not So: With Appropriate Techniques Using 2 Chimney Grafts And 2 Sandwich Grafts Pararenal AAAs Can Be Safely And Effectively Excluded: Exactly How Is This Done
  Presenter(s):Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD  
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9:46 AM - 9:51 AM DEBATE: Pararenal And TAAAs Can Be Effectively Excluded With Parallel Grafts Which Revascularize 4 Branch Arteries: The Stepwise Technique For Doing So
  Presenter(s):Manish Mehta, MD, MPH  
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9:52 AM - 9:58 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Matthew J. Eagleton, MD / James F. McKinsey, MD  
9:58 AM - 10:03 AM How To Choose Between F/EVAR And Ch/EVAR In Patients With Complex AAAs: Both Procedures Have A Role
  Presenter(s):Jason T. Lee, MD  
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10:04 AM - 10:09 AM Tips And Tricks For F/BEVAR Including The Value Of Inner Branches And Retrograde Branch Punctures As A Bailout
  Presenter(s):Eric L.G. Verhoeven, MD, PhD / Athanasios Katsargyris, MD  
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10:10 AM - 10:15 AM Conduit Use In F/BEVAR: Indications, Advantages And Techniques
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
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10:16 AM - 10:21 AM What The PERICLES Registry Tells Us About The Value Of Parallel Grafts For Complex AAAs: Data From 513 Patients From 13 Centers: What Stent-Grafts Work For Ch/EVAR
  Presenter(s):Jason T. Lee, MD / Konstantinos P. Donas, MD / Giovanni Torsello, MD  
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10:22 AM - 10:27 AM 2 ½ - 7-Year Results From 244 Selected PERICLES Registry Patients With Longer Follow-Up (Mean 4 Years) Show Sustained Good Results With Low Type 1A Endoleak Rates And High Branch Patency Rates Equal To Those Of F/BEVAR
  Presenter(s):Jason T. Lee, MD / Konstantinos P. Donas, MD  
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10:28 AM - 10:33 AM DEBATE: F/BEVAR Results From Multiple UK Centers Are Better Than Open Repair Results For Complex AAAs
  Presenter(s):S. Rao Vallabhaneni, MD, FRCS  
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10:34 AM - 10:39 AM DEBATE: Not So: French Multicenter Results Show That F/BEVAR Is No Better Than Open Repair For Complex AAAs
  Presenter(s):Jean-Pierre Becquemin, MD, FRCS  
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10:40 AM - 10:45 AM In An Experienced Center Open Repair Of These Complex AAAs Are Better Than F/BEVARs
  Presenter(s):Germano Melissano, MD / Roberto Chiesa, MD  
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10:46 AM - 10:52 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 49
 
SESSION 50 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 50: A TRIBUTE TO THE MILITARY AND SERVICE PHYSICIANS HERE AND EVERYWHERE
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10:52 AM - 10:59 AM US Army Rangers And How They Saved The World On June 6, 1944 At Pont Du Hoc: They Made All The Difference
  Presenter(s):Wayne F. Yakes, MD  
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11:00 AM - 11:07 AM Accomplishments Of Dr. Norman Rich And The Vietnam Vascular Registry On Its 50th Anniversary
  Presenter(s):Todd E. Rasmussen, MD, FACS  
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11:08 AM - 11:15 AM Surgery In Space: Present Status, Future Challenges And Possible Solutions
  Presenter(s):Lee M. Morin, MD, PhD  
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11:16 AM - 11:23 AM Is New York City Organized For A Terrorist Attack: How Should Cities And Their Hospitals Prepare
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Adelman, MD  
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11:24 AM - 11:31 AM Organization Of The Surgical Response To The November 13, 2015 Paris Terror Attack: Lessons Learned
  Presenter(s):Eric Allaire, MD, PhD  
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11:32 AM - 11:39 AM What Can Vascular Surgeons Learn From The Paris Terror Attacks Of November 2015: What Is Paris Doing And What Should Other Cities Do to Prepare
  Presenter(s):Laurent Chiche, MD  
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11:40 AM - 11:47 AM Training For Vascular Damage Control: The NATO Perspective
  Presenter(s):Michael Engelhardt, MD  
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11:48 AM - 11:55 AM Endovascular Capability For Wartime Injuries: Lessons Learned And Implications For Future Innovation And Practice
  Presenter(s):Todd E. Rasmussen, MD, FACS  
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11:55 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – 2nd Floor Promenade And Rhinelander Gallery
Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 50
 
SESSION 51 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 51: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF RUPTURED AAAs (RAAAs); RELATED CONTROVERSIES
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Impact Of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome (ACS) And Abdominal Decompression On The Outcomes Of EVAR For Ruptured AAAs (RAAAs): How To Diagnose And Treat ACS
  Presenter(s):Cynthia K. Shortell, MD  
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM New Developments In The Diagnosis And Treatment Of ACS After EVAR For RAAAs: What Is The Medical Treatment, When Is It Indicated And When Is Open Abdomen Treatment Mandatory
  Presenter(s):Martin Bjorck, MD, PhD  
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MEGA DEBATE
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM DEBATE: Sometimes Repair Of A Ruptured AAA Is Not Worthwhile: Patients Who Have Had A Cardiac Arrest Is One Such Instance And Age >80 And BP <70 Are Other Indications Of 100% Mortality
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD  
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM DEBATE: Not So: Repair Of A Ruptured AAA After Cardiac Arrest Can Be Worthwhile
  Presenter(s):Robert S. Crawford, MD / Donald G. Harris, MD  
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM DEBATE: Predictive Models For Mortality After RAAA Repair Do Not Predict Absolute Futility And Are Not Useful In Clinical Decision Making
  Presenter(s):Matthew W. Mell, MD, MS  
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1:30 PM - 1:35 PM DEBATE: All Patients With RAAAs Should Have Repair Attempted: There Should Be No Exclusions Because All Patients Have A Chance At Survival – Especially With EVAR
  Presenter(s):Jan S. Brunkwall, MD, PhD  
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1:36 PM - 1:42 PM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Martin Bjorck, MD, PhD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Advantages And Value Of The Zurich-ESVS Ruptured AAA Workshop: What It Teaches About EVAR, ACS, Aortic Balloon Use And Other Adjuncts To Improve Outcomes: What Difference Has It Made
  Presenter(s):Zoran Rancic, MD, PhD / Mario L. Lachat, MD / Dieter O. Mayer, MD / Anders Wanhainen, MD, PhD / Isabelle van Herzeele, MD, PhD  
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MEGA DEBATE
1:48 PM - 1:53 PM DEBATE: The IMPROVE RCT shows No Mortality Benefit From An EVAR Strategy Over Open Repair For RAAAs – Although There Are Other Benefits To EVAR
  Presenter(s):Janet T. Powell, MD, PhD  
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1:54 PM - 1:59 PM DEBATE: Other RCTs (AJAX And ECAR) Comparing EVAR To Open Repair For RAAAs Also Show No Decreased Mortality For EVAR
  Presenter(s):Willem Wisselink, MD / Ron Balm, MD, PhD / Pascal Desgranges, MD, PhD  
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2:00 PM - 2:05 PM DEBATE: Not So: Why The RCTs Got It All Wrong: EVAR Is Best For RAAAs, Lowers Mortality And Has Other Benefits
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
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2:06 PM - 2:11 PM Open Repair vs. EVAR For RAAAs: The Landscape Is Changing – Even In The UK: EVAR Is The New Gold Standard
  Presenter(s):Sherif A.H. Sultan, MD, FRCS, EBQS-VASC  
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2:12 PM - 2:17 PM EVAR Lowers Mortality From RAAAs And Decreases “Turn Down For Treatment” Rates: With Adjuncts (Chimney Grafts, Etc.) Almost All RAAAs Can Be Treated Endovascularly
  Presenter(s):Thomas Larzon, MD, PhD / Dieter O. Mayer, MD / Mario L. Lachat, MD  
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2:18 PM - 2:24 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 51
 
SESSION 52 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 52: MORE RUPTURED AAA TOPICS AND CONTROVERSIES
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2:24 PM - 2:29 PM When An AAA Ruptures After EVAR: Optimal Management Techniques And How Does Prognosis Differ From A Usual RAAA
  Presenter(s):Ashraf Mansour, MD  
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MEGA DEBATE
2:30 PM - 2:35 PM DEBATE: Hostile Neck Anatomy Is A Major Determinant Of RAAA Treatment Outcome (Mortality): From The IMPROVE Trial
  Presenter(s):Janet T. Powell, MD, PhD  
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2:36 PM - 2:41 PM DEBATE: Not So: IMPROVE Misleads: Neck Anatomy Does Not Determine Treatment Outcome (Mortality) With RAAAs: What Explains The Discrepancy
  Presenter(s):Marc R.H.M. van Sambeek, MD, PhD  
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2:42 PM - 2:47 PM With EVAR For RAAAs Clinical Success Can Be Achieved Despite Technical Failure With Incomplete RAAA Exclusion: How Can That Be
  Presenter(s):Francesco Setacci, MD  
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2:48 PM - 2:53 PM How Proper Use Of Supraceliac Aortic Balloon Control And Local Anesthesia Can Improve The Results Of EVAR For RAAAs
  Presenter(s):Jan M.M. Heyligers, MD, PhD, FEBVS  
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2:54 PM - 2:59 PM Endovascular vs. Open Repair For RAAAs In A Chinese Population: What Lessons Have Been Learned That Are Universally Applicable
  Presenter(s):Weiguo Fu, MD  
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3:00 PM - 3:06 PM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Michel Makaroun, MD / Michael B. Silva, Jr., MD  
3:06 PM - 3:11 PM Late Results Of Treatment For RAAAs: EVAR vs. Open Repair: Improved Mortality Of EVAR Is Sustained
  Presenter(s):Dieter O. Mayer, MD / Stephanie Aeschbacher, MD / Mario L. Lachat, MD / Zoran Rancic, MD, PhD  
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3:12 PM - 3:17 PM DEBATE: Hypotensive Hemostasis (Fluid Restriction) Before Definitive Treatment Harms Patients With RAAAs: What Blood Pressure Should Be Maintained
  Presenter(s):Janet T. Powell, MD, PhD  
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3:18 PM - 3:23 PM DEBATE: Hypotension In RAAA Patients Restricts Bleeding And Is Beneficial: What Is The Lowest Level Of Blood Pressure (BP) That Should Be Tolerated: Should BP Ever Be Lowered With Drugs
  Presenter(s):Mario L. Lachat, MD  
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3:24 PM - 3:29 PM Use Of Nellix Device And Endovascular AAA Sealing (EVAS) For RAAAs: Advantages, Limitations And Results
  Presenter(s):Michel M.P. Reijnen, MD, PhD  
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3:30 PM - 3:35 PM Short- And Long-Term Outcomes Of Emergency Repair Of RAAAS In 80- And 90-Year-Old Patients: Is It Worthwhile And Does EVAR Improve Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Bjõrn Sonesson, MD, PhD  
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3:36 PM - 3:42 PM Panel Discussion
3:42 PM - 3:52 PM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 52
 
SESSION 53 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 53: VASCULAR ROBOTICS AND GUIDANCE SYSTEMS
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3:52 PM - 3:57 PM Technical Tips To Facilitate F/BEVAR: Including Use Of Medtronic Tour Guide System To Facilitate Complex Catheterizations And Decrease Radiation Times And Contrast Use
  Presenter(s):Fabien Thaveau, MD, PhD  
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3:58 PM - 4:03 PM The Magellan Robotic System From Hansen: One Key Value Is That It Can Reduce Radiation Exposure During Endovascular Procedures: Where Did It Come From And Where Is It Going
  Presenter(s):Barry T. Katzen, MD  
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4:04 PM - 4:09 PM Safety, Feasibility And Value Of The Magellan Endovascular Robot Based On Clinical Experience With 150 Cases
  Presenter(s):Celia Riga, BSc, MBBS, MD, FRCS / Nicholas J.W. Cheshire, MD  
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4:10 PM - 4:15 PM New Developments In Endovascular Robotics With The Magellan Robotic System: What Does The ROVER Registry Show About The Advantages Of The System
  Presenter(s):Jean Bismuth, MD  
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4:16 PM - 4:21 PM How The Vascular Robotic Magellan System Can Improve A Vascular Practice And Make Failed Standard Manual Procedures Possible
  Presenter(s):Patrick E. Muck, MD, FACS  
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4:22 PM - 4:27 PM Combining Endovascular Robotics (Magellan) With Electromagnetic 3D Catheter Tracking To Facilitate Complex Endovascular Procedures And Make The Difficult Simple And The Impossible Possible
  Presenter(s):Alan B. Lumsden, MD, FACS / Jean Bismuth, MD  
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4:28 PM - 4:33 PM Current And Future Roles And Value Of Vascular Robotics In Endovascular Procedures And Especially Difficult Embolizations
  Presenter(s):John H. Rundback, MD, FSIR, FAHA  
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4:34 PM - 4:39 PM Vascular Robotics And Guidance Systems: Current Status And Future Prospects
  Presenter(s):Hans M.E. Coveliers, MD, PhD, MBA  
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4:40 PM - 4:45 PM Advantages Of Distal Tip Control During EVAR And TEVAR: What Are The Devices And Techniques For Achieving It
  Presenter(s):Jon S. Matsumura, MD  
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4:46 PM - 4:52 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 53
 
SESSION 54 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 54: SOME RADIATION SAFETY TOPICS AND OTHER NEW CONCEPTS AND DEVICES (SEE SESSION 85 FOR OTHER RELATED TOPICS)
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RADIATION SAFETY TOPICS
4:52 PM - 4:57 PM Does A Hybrid Operating Room With Fixed X-Ray Equipment Increase Or Decrease Radiation Exposure To Staff Compared To A Portable C-Arm Cine Fluoroscope
  Presenter(s):Jan M.M. Heyligers, MD, PhD, FEBVS  
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4:58 PM - 5:03 PM How To Protect Yourself In An Interventional Career: 10 Top Tips For Vascular Surgeons, Interventional Radiologists And Cardiologists
  Presenter(s):Lindsay Machan, MD  
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OTHER NEW CONCEPTS & DEVICES
5:04 PM - 5:09 PM The General Electric Assist Systems To Help Plan And Guide Endovascular Procedures: How They Work
  Presenter(s):Stephan Haulon, MD  
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5:10 PM - 5:15 PM Differences In Pedal Arch Patency In Patients With Diabetes And Those With ESRD: Which Is Harder To Treat
  Presenter(s):Iris Baumgartner, MD  
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5:16 PM - 5:21 PM Image Guided Directional Atherectomy With The Pantheris-Lumivascular System (From Avinger) Using OCT (Optimal Coherence Tomography) Guidance: How It Works, Advantages, Limitations And Results
  Presenter(s):Marianne Brodmann, MD / Patrick E. Muck, MD, FACS  
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5:22 PM - 5:27 PM New Developments In Treating Pediatric Limb Ischemia (Acute And Chronic) From Arterial Injuries
  Presenter(s):Dawn M. Coleman, MD  
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5:28 PM - 5:33 PM New Concepts And Techniques For Treating Pediatric Vascular Trauma (Civilian And Iatrogenic)
  Presenter(s):Samy S. Nitecki, MD  
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5:34 PM - 5:39 PM Smartphone App For Wound Assessment: Area, Depth And Tissue Composition: How It Works And Value
  Presenter(s):Richard F. Neville, MD  
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5:40 PM - 5:45 PM What Does The Belgian In.Pact Trial Show About The Value Of DCBs For BTK And Calcified Lesions And Those In Renal Failure Patients
  Presenter(s):Erik E. Debing, MD, PhD  
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5:46 PM - 5:54 PM Panel Discussion

End of Program G


END OF SESSION 54
 
SESSION 55 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 55: NEW AND IMPROVED DEVICES FOR EVAR AND JUXTARENAL AAA REPAIR (4 ½ Minute Talks)
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6:40 AM - 6:45 AM The CHAP Project (Characterization Of Human Aortic Anatomy Project): How Well Are Current EVAR Devices Able To Deal With Patient Diversity
  Presenter(s):Thomas S. Maldonado, MD  
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6:45 AM - 6:50 AM AAA Sac Compressibility After EVAR: A New Way To Detect Or Rule Out Endoleaks: How To Determine It With Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (Duplex)
  Presenter(s):Henrik Sillesen, MD, DMSc  
6:50 AM - 6:55 AM EVAR Durability Up To 14 Years With The Cook Zenith Flex AAA Endograft
  Presenter(s):Fabio Verzini, MD, PhD  
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6:55 AM - 7:00 AM The Cook Zenith Alpha AAA Endograft System: Advantages, Limitations And 1-Year Results
  Presenter(s):Eric L.G. Verhoeven, MD, PhD  
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7:00 AM - 7:05 AM The Spider Hybrid Graft Device: A New Innovative Way To Treat TAAAs: Concept, Advantages And Early Experience
  Presenter(s):Sebastian E. Debus, MD, PhD  
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7:05 AM - 7:10 AM Clinical Results With The Cordis Incraft Endograft Device For EVAR: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Germano Melissano, MD / Roberto Chiesa, MD  
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7:10 AM - 7:15 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD / Nicholas J.W. Cheshire, MD  
7:15 AM - 7:20 AM Long-Term (5-8 Years) Results With The Lombard Aorfix Graft And 3-Year Results With The Improved Intelliflex Delivery System: How It Works
  Presenter(s):Mahmoud B. Malas, MD, MHS / Mark F. Fillinger, MD / Andrew Holden, MBChB  
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7:20 AM - 7:25 AM Update On The ARCHYTAS Registry Results With The Lombard Aorfix Endograft Used In Unfavorable Anatomy
  Presenter(s):Vicente Riambau, MD, PhD  
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7:25 AM - 7:30 AM Update On The World Experience With The Ovation Endograft For EVAR: From TriVascular And Now Endologix
  Presenter(s):Patrick Peeters, MD  
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7:30 AM - 7:35 AM Single Center Experience With The Ovation Endograft (TriVascular/Endologix) For EVAR: Advantages, Limitations And Use With Chimney Grafts
  Presenter(s):Venkatesh G. Ramaiah, MD  
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7:35 AM - 7:40 AM Can Polymer Sealing Technology With The Ovation Endograft Treat Short Necked AAAs As Well As Fenestrated And Chimney Grafts: What Are The Limitations
  Presenter(s):David J. Minion, MD  
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7:40 AM - 7:45 AM Aortic Neck Evolution After EVAR With The Ovation Endograft: Does It Dilate As With Other Self-Expanding Endografts
  Presenter(s):Francesco Setacci, MD  
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7:45 AM - 7:50 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Keith D. Calligaro, MD / Ali F. AbuRahma, MD  
7:50 AM - 7:55 AM Advantages And Limitations Of Lombard’s Altura Endograft Device To Simplify EVAR Procedures: A Multicenter Study
  Presenter(s):David Murray, FRCS  
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7:55 AM - 8:00 AM Early Clinical Results With The Actively Conformable Gore Excluder (CEXC) EVAR Device For AAAs With Severely Angulated Necks: Concept And Advantages
  Presenter(s):Marc R.H.M. van Sambeek, MD, PhD  
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8:00 AM - 8:05 AM US Experience With The Gore Iliac Branch Device (IBD) Excluder To Preserve Hypogastric Flow: Advantages, Limitations And Tips For Use
  Presenter(s):Darren B. Schneider, MD  
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8:05 AM - 8:10 AM Results With The Cook Zenith IBD To Preserve Hypogastric Flow: The PRESERVE II Trial And A Ten-Year European Experience: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):W. Anthony Lee, MD / Fabio Verzini, MD, PhD  
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8:10 AM - 8:15 AM Parallel Grafts Work Very Well For Hypogastric Revascularization If Done Right: Tips For Doing And How They Are More Versatile Than IBDs
  Presenter(s):Armando C. Lobato, MD, PhD  
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8:15 AM - 8:20 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 55
 
SESSION 56 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 56: MORE NEW AND IMPROVED DEVICES FOR EVAR AND EVAS – SIMPLE AND COMPLEX; LIMITATIONS AND COMPLICATIONS (4 ½ Minute Talks)
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8:20 AM - 8:25 AM Durability Is An Issue With The Newer Ultra Low Profile Endografts: How Can It Be Resolved
  Presenter(s):Giovanni Pratesi, MD  
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8:25 AM - 8:30 AM Single Sided Access For EVAR With The Horizon Nexus Endograft: How Does It Work
  Presenter(s):Mario L. Lachat, MD  
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8:30 AM - 8:35 AM The Bolton Treovance Endograft For EVAR: Unique Features, Advantages, Limitations And Early US Results
  Presenter(s):Daniel G. Clair, MD / Matthew J. Eagleton, MD  
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8:35 AM - 8:40 AM European Experience With The Bolton Treovance Endograft For EVAR: Midterm Results And Unique Advantages Including A Better Method For Revascularizing Hypogastric Arteries
  Presenter(s):Afshin Assadian, MD / Burkhart Zipfel, MD, PhD / Carlo Setacci, MD  
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8:40 AM - 8:45 AM Improvements In The Endologix AFX Device For EVAR: Mid- And Long-Term Complications And How They Can Be Avoided And Treated
  Presenter(s):Ignacio Escotto, MD  
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8:45 AM - 8:50 AM Failure Modes Of The AFX Endograft: How They Can Be Detected And Treated
  Presenter(s):Venkatesh G. Ramaiah, MD  
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8:50 AM - 8:55 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Martin Malina, MD, PhD / Rodney A. White, MD  
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Long-Term Perspective On The Nellix Endograft From Endologix For Endovascular AAA Sealing (EVAS): From The GLOBAL FORWARD Registry: Will Nellix Be A Game Changer
  Presenter(s):Andrew Holden, MBChB  
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9:00 AM - 9:05 AM With Nellix Endografts What Happens To AAA Sac Pressure With Endoleaks: How Is It Different From What Happens With Standard Endografts
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey P. Carpenter, MD  
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9:05 AM - 9:10 AM Advantages And Disadvantages Of Nellix Endografts For EVAS Based On Experience In 5000 Cases
  Presenter(s):Dittmar Boeckler, MD  
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9:10 AM - 9:15 AM How Does The Nellix Endograft Facilitate EVAR In Women And Asians
  Presenter(s):Boonprasit Kritpracha, MD  
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9:15 AM - 9:20 AM The Nellix Endografts And EVAS: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly In A Busy Vascular Center Experience (200 Cases)
  Presenter(s):Sebastian Zerwes, MD  
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9:20 AM - 9:25 AM CT Imaging After Nellix EVAS Procedures: How To Interpret Them And Detect Endoleaks: What Happens To The Aortic Necks And How Does It Differ From Behavior With Standard Endograft EVARs
  Presenter(s):Michel M.P. Reijnen, MD, PhD  
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9:25 AM - 9:30 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Matt M. Thompson, MD / Piergiorgio Cao, MD, FRCS  
9:30 AM - 9:35 AM Late Failure Modes After Nellix EVAS: Incidence, Mechanism And Treatment: How Do They Differ From Those After Standard EVAR
  Presenter(s):Ian Loftus, MD / Matt M. Thompson, MD  
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9:35 AM - 9:40 AM Infection After Nellix AAA Repair: Incidence And How To Diagnose And Treat It
  Presenter(s):Jan M.M. Heyligers, MD, PhD, FEBVS  
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9:40 AM - 9:45 AM The Downsides And Limitations Of Nellix EVAS Repair Of AAAs
  Presenter(s):Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD  
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9:45 AM - 9:50 AM Limitations Of Nellix EVAS And What Precautions Must Be Taken When Using It
  Presenter(s):Daniel G. Clair, MD  
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9:50 AM - 9:55 AM What Happens When Nellix EVAR Fails: How To Diagnose It And What Are The Endovascular Bailouts Or Treatments
  Presenter(s):Carlos E. Donayre, MD  
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9:55 AM - 10:00 AM Panel Discussion
10:00 AM - 10:18 AM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 56
 
SESSION 57 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 57: NEW AND IMPROVED DEVICES FOR THE ASCENDING AORTA, TEVAR, Ch/EVAR AND F/EVAR
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10:18 AM - 10:23 AM Results Of Ascending Aortic Endografting With A Dedicated Cook Endograft: Indications, Limitations And Results
  Presenter(s):Tilo Koelbel, MD, PhD / Sebastian E. Debus, MD, PhD  
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10:24 AM - 10:29 AM What Is The Safety Of Celiac Axis Coverage/Exclusion During Complex EVAR Or TEVAR: How To Prevent Foregut Ischemia
  Presenter(s):Martin R. Back, MD  
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10:30 AM - 10:35 AM 3-Year US Results With The Bolton Relay Endograft For TEVAR: Unique Characteristics And Why They Make A Difference: Status With The FDA
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
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10:36 AM - 10:41 AM 4- And 5-Year US And European Results With The Gore Conformable TAG Device For TEVAR: Concept, Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Dittmar Boeckler, MD / William D. Jordan Jr., MD  
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10:42 AM - 10:47 AM Multicenter Results And Advantages Of The Gore Conformable TAG Device For Treating TBADs (From The GREAT Registry)
  Presenter(s):Santi Trimarchi, MD, PhD  
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10:48 AM - 10:53 AM A New “Gutterless” Off-The-Shelf Device For Treating Pararenal And Paravisceral AAAs With Chimney EVAR: Concept And Results
  Presenter(s):Timur P. Sarac, MD  
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10:54 AM - 10:59 AM World Results With The Vascutek Fenestrated Anaconda Endograft For Treatment Of Juxta And Pararenal AAAs: Advantages, Limitations And Results
  Presenter(s):Donald B. Reid, MD  
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11:00 AM - 11:05 AM Advantages Of The Fenestrated Anaconda Graft In Treating Angulated No Neck AAAs: Why Type 1A Endoleaks Often Resolve With Them
  Presenter(s):Clark J. Zeebregts, MD, PhD / Afshin Assadian, MD  
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11:06 AM - 11:11 AM Comparison Of Cook And Anaconda F/EVARs: Are There Advantages Or Disadvantages To Each Graft System: From The GLOBALSTAR Registry
  Presenter(s):Mr. Michael P. Jenkins, MBBS, BSc, MS, FRCS, FEBVS  
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11:12 AM - 11:18 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 57
 
SESSION 58 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 58: DEVICES AND APPROACHES TO TREAT THE THORACIC AORTA AND TAAAs
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11:18 AM - 11:23 AM Transcarotid Access For TAVI And TEVAR: Indications, Precautions And Results
  Presenter(s):Erno Remsey-Semmelweis, MD / Claude D. Vaislic, MD  
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11:24 AM - 11:29 AM TEVAR With Proximal Scalloped Off-The-Shelf Bolton Endografts Perform Better Than Left Subclavian (LSA) Branched Endografts To Treat Most Lesions Near To Or Involving The LSA: Midterm Results
  Presenter(s):Jean-Marc Alsac, MD, PhD / Mr. Michael P. Jenkins, MBBS, BSc, MS, FRCS, FEBVS  
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11:30 AM - 11:35 AM Cook Zenith Alpha Low Profile Endograft System For TEVAR: Advantages, Limitations And Clinical Results In Europe And The US
  Presenter(s):Giovanni Torsello, MD / W. Anthony Lee, MD  
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11:36 AM - 11:41 AM Lower Profile Deployment Systems And Small Diameter Endografts Facilitate TEVAR Treatment Of Blunt Aortic Injuries In Young People: Is The Zenith Alpha System A Game Changer: Are There Other Systems As Good
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD  
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11:42 AM - 11:47 AM The New Valiant EVO Device From Medtronic For TEVAR: What Makes It Better And Early Clinical Results
  Presenter(s):Ali Azizzadeh, MD  
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11:48 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – 2nd Floor Promenade And Rhinelander Gallery
Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 58
 
SESSION 59 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 59: NEW DEVICES AND TECHNIQUES FOR TREATING LOWER EXTREMITY OCCLUSIVE DISEASE; PROSTHETIC GRAFTS AND HEPARIN BONDING
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Impact Of Foot Infection On Leg Bypass Outcomes In CLI Patients: What Can Be Done To Offset It
  Presenter(s):Joseph L. Mills, MD  
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Advantages And Early Clinical Experience With A Balloon That Does Not Straighten When It Inflates: How Does It Work
  Presenter(s):Timothy A.M. Chuter, DM  
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1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Techniques For Performing Successful Bypasses To Heavily Calcified (Pipe-Like) Tibial Arteries: Concept And Technical Tips For Rendering Bloodless, Incising And Suturing
  Presenter(s):Enrico Ascher, MD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Advanced (Guide) Wiring Techniques For BTK And Foot Arteries For Interventional Treatments: What Difference Do They Make
  Presenter(s):Hiroyoshi Yokoi, MD  
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Update On Spiral Laminar Flow Grafts: How Do They Work And Do They Prevent Intimal Hyperplasia And Enhance Patency
  Presenter(s):Hosam F. El Sayed, MD  
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HEPARIN BONDED GRAFTS
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Heparin Bonded PTFE Grafts (Propaten From Gore) For BTK Bypasses In CLI: Advantages, Patency Results And Cost Issues
  Presenter(s):Yann Gouëffic, MD, PhD  
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM DEBATE: Heparin Bonding Is Valuable In PTFE Fempop Bypass Grafts (Propaten): Long-Term Patency Results Show It
  Presenter(s):Richard F. Neville, MD / Russell H. Samson, MD, RVT, FACS  
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1:42 PM - 1:47 PM DEBATE: Not So: Heparin Bonding Does Not Improve Results With PTFE Bypasses
  Presenter(s):Jonathan D. Beard, ChM, MEd, FRCS  
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1:48 PM - 1:54 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 59
 
SESSION 60 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 60: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN ARTERIAL GRAFTS; STENTS AND STENT-GRAFTS; CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES TO IMPROVE THEIR USE AND RESULTS
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1:54 PM - 1:59 PM Tissue Engineered Blood Vessels For Arterial Bypass And Dialysis AccessAccess - They Really Work: Midterm Results In Patients
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey H. Lawson, MD, PhD  
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2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Present Status Of Bio-Resorbable DESs In The Heart And Peripheral Arteries: Future Potential And Is Increased Risk Of Stent Thrombosis A Problem
  Presenter(s):Ron Waksman, MD  
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2:06 PM - 2:11 PM How Bio-Resorbable Stents Work And Why They Should Improve Stent Outcomes: How Lessons Learned In The Coronary Arteries Can Be Applied To Other Arteries
  Presenter(s):Richard J. Rapoza, PhD  
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2:12 PM - 2:17 PM Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty In The SFA And BTK Arteries: Concept, How It Works And 1-Year Results: The TOBA-BTK Trial
  Presenter(s):Marianne Brodmann, MD  
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2:18 PM - 2:23 PM New Distal Filter Embolic Capture Device And Other Tips And Devices To Facilitate Lower Extremity And Pedal Interventions: 2.9 Fr Sheath And Compatible Balloon, Off-Road Reentry Device, Etc.
  Presenter(s):Andrej Schmidt, MD  
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2:24 PM - 2:29 PM The New Cordis Smart Flex Stent: Advantages, Limitations And What Is Different: From The REALISTIC Trial
  Presenter(s):Peter C.J. Goverde, MD / Andrej Schmidt, MD  
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2:30 PM - 2:35 PM The New Gore Hybrid (2-Component) Tigris Stent: Concept, Advantages And Clinical Results
  Presenter(s):Maciej L. Dryjski , MD, PhD / Konstantinos Katsanos, MSc, MD, PhD, EBIR  
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2:36 PM - 2:42 PM Panel Discussion
THE INTERWOVEN SUPERA STENT
Moderator(s): Dierk Scheinert, MD / Brian G. DeRubertis, MD  
2:42 PM - 2:47 PM Value Of The Supera Stent In Non-Fempop Territories
  Presenter(s):Rajiv Parakh, MBBS, MS, FRCS  
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2:48 PM - 2:53 PM How To Optimally Deploy The Interwoven Supera Stent: Why It Matters: What Is The New Delivery System And Does It Help
  Presenter(s):D. Christopher Metzger, MD   
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2:54 PM - 2:59 PM Supera vs. Standard Nitinol Stents For Chronic Total SFA Occlusions: Final Results Of The SUPERFAST Trial
  Presenter(s):Konstantinos Katsanos, MSc, MD, PhD, EBIR  
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ZILVER PTX STENT
3:00 PM - 3:05 PM Japanese Trial Of The Zilver PTX Stent In 974 Patients – Some With Long Difficult Lesions: 3-Year Results Confirm Its Value
  Presenter(s):Kimihiro Komori, MD, PhD  
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STENTYS STENT
3:06 PM - 3:11 PM Status Of DESs For Infrapopliteal Arteries: The Self-Expanding Paclitaxel Eluting Stent From Stentys Is Better Than BMSs: >1-Year Results From The PES-BTK-70 Trial Show It
  Presenter(s):Patrick Peeters, MD  
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VIABAHN BX STENT-GRAFT
3:12 PM - 3:17 PM New Viabahn Balloon Expandable Stent-Graft (From Gore): Its Value And 1-Year Results In Treating Iliac Artery Occlusive Disease: The VIABAHN BX Trial
  Presenter(s):Andrew Holden, MBChB  
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3:18 PM - 3:24 PM Panel Discussion
3:24 PM - 3:26 PM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 60
 
SESSION 61 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 61: ENDOLEAKS AND ENDOGRAFT MIGRATION: UPDATE ON ENDOANCHORS
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ENDOANCHORS – HELI-FX- APTUS-MEDTRONIC
3:36 PM - 3:41 PM Long-Term (>4 Years) Results Of Endoanchors In Minimizing EVAR Failures (Type 1A Endoleaks And Migration) In Hostile Aortic Necks: The ANCHOR Registry: When Don’t They Work
  Presenter(s):William D. Jordan Jr., MD / Jean-Paul de Vries, MD, PhD  
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3:42 PM - 3:47 PM In Patients With Hostile Neck Anatomy Endoanchors Prevent Endoleaks And Migration: A Propensity Matched Comparison Of EVAR In Hostile Neck Patients With And Without Endoanchors
  Presenter(s):Bart E. Muhs, MD, PhD  
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3:48 PM - 3:53 PM Indications And Technical Tips For Placing Endoanchors With EVAR And Chimney EVAR Procedures: How Do We Know They Work And Prevent Type 1A And Gutter Endoleaks
  Presenter(s):Frank R. Arko, MD  
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3:54 PM - 3:59 PM Endoanchors Can Prevent And Treat Gutter Endoleaks With Parallel Grafts: Technical Tips And Midterm Results: When Will They Not Work
  Presenter(s):Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC  
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4:00 PM - 4:05 PM Endoanchors (Heli-Fx, Aptus-Medtronic) During EVAR And Ch/EVAR Decrease Endoleaks And The Need For Reinterventions: When Don’t They Work
  Presenter(s):Manish Mehta, MD, MPH  
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4:06 PM - 4:11 PM Can AAA Neck Dilatation After EVAR With Self-Expanding Endografts Be Prevented By Endoanchors
  Presenter(s):Apostolos K. Tassiopoulos, MD  
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4:12 PM - 4:17 PM Endoanchors In TEVARs And With Complex EVARs (F/EVAR And Ch/EVAR): When And How Should They Be Used And What Is Their Value
  Presenter(s):Jean M. Panneton, MD  
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4:18 PM - 4:24 PM Endoanchors For TEVAR: When, Why And How Should They Be Used
  Presenter(s):Grayson H. Wheatley, MD  
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4:24 PM - 4:32 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 61
 
SESSION 62 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 62: NEW DEVICES FOR EMBOLECTOMY, CLOT REMOVAL AND EMBOLIZATION
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4:32 PM - 4:37 PM Role Of Mechanical Thrombectomy And Thrombolysis In Acute Limb Ischemia: Technical Tips: When Is Open Operation Indicated
  Presenter(s):Ali Amin, MD, RVT, FACS, FACC  
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4:38 PM - 4:43 PM Treatment Of Embolic Complications Of Peripheral Interventions: It Is Not Just The Clot Which Must Be Removed: Value Of Suction Techniques And Devices
  Presenter(s):Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD  
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4:44 PM - 4:49 PM Role Of Mechanical Debulking Devices To Optimize Endovascular Treatment: Value Of Rotarex And Aspirex Devices From Straub Medical: How They Work And Results
  Presenter(s):Michael K.W. Lichtenberg, MD  
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4:50 PM - 4:55 PM Multicenter Retrospective Analysis Of Results Of Penumbra Indigo System For Mechanical Clot Aspiration From Arteries: How It Works, Indications, Vessel Sizes And Decreased Need For Lytics: The PRISM Registry
  Presenter(s):James F. Benenati, MD / Richard R. Saxon, MD  
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4:56 PM - 5:01 PM Why The Indigo Catheter Mechanical Thrombectomy System Is A Better Way To Remove Clot And Debris From Blood Vessels And Decrease The Need For Lytic Drugs
  Presenter(s):Frank R. Arko, MD  
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5:02 PM - 5:07 PM Value Of Indigo Thrombus Aspiration System In Acute Limb Ischemia And Visceral Artery Thromboses Or Emboli: Why It Is A Game Changer
  Presenter(s):James F. Benenati, MD  
5:08 PM - 5:13 PM Endovascular Rescue Procedures For Acute Visceral Ischemia From Thrombo-Embolism; Tools, Devices, Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):Andrej Schmidt, MD  
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5:14 PM - 5:19 PM Use Of The Lantern Microcatheter And Ruby And POD Coils (Penumbra) For Arterial Embolization: What Are Their Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Aaron M. Fischman, MD  
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5:20 PM - 5:30 PM Panel Discussion

End of Program H


END OF SESSION 62
 
SESSION 63 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 63: VENOUS CLINICAL EXAMINATION AND HEMODYNAMICS
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7:29 AM - 7:30 AM Introduction To Veins At VEITH
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT  
7:31 AM - 7:36 AM Establishing The Treatment Plan With CEAP & VCSS
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT  
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7:37 AM - 7:42 AM Outcome Assessment Of CVD
  Presenter(s):Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh  
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7:43 AM - 7:48 AM Identifying Reflux Pathways With Duplex Ultrasound Mapping
  Presenter(s):Neil M. Khilnani, MD  
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7:49 AM - 7:54 AM Symptoms Of Chronic Venous Disease: Definition And Significance
  Presenter(s):Raghu Kolluri, MD  
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7:55 AM - 8:00 AM Venous Flow And Pressure: Modern Concepts
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
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8:01 AM - 8:06 AM Physiology Of Venous Return
  Presenter(s):Brajesh K. Lal, MD  
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8:07 AM - 8:12 AM What Is Chronic Venous Dysfunction
  Presenter(s):Joseph D. Raffetto, MD  
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8:13 AM - 8:18 AM Saphenous Sparing Venous Surgery: ASVAL Technique
  Presenter(s):Sylvain Chastanet, MD  
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8:19 AM - 8:24 AM Hemodynamics-Based Venous Surgery: CHIVA Technique
  Presenter(s):Todd Berland, MD  
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8:25 AM - 8:30 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 63
 
SESSION 64 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 64: VENOUS IMAGING TECHNIQUES
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8:31 AM - 8:36 AM The Optimal Venogram: My Technique
  Presenter(s):Akhilesh K. Sista, MD  
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8:37 AM - 8:42 AM How To Recognize Variants On The Venous Duplex Exam
  Presenter(s):Neil M. Khilnani, MD  
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8:43 AM - 8:48 AM How And What Should The Venous Duplex Examination Include
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Meissner, MD  
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8:49 AM - 8:54 AM What Is So Magical About Reflux Time: Can You Predict Venous Disease Severity
  Presenter(s):William A. Marston, MD  
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8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Vein Diameter Is Not The Key For Stratifying Interventional Strategies For Superficial Venous Disease
  Presenter(s):Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, DSc, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh  
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9:01 AM - 9:06 AM Reflux Elimination Test: Imaging For Saphenous Sparing Technique
  Presenter(s):Sylvain Chastanet, MD  
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9:07 AM - 9:12 AM The Argument Against Routine Duplex Ultrasound After Truncal Ablation: An Evidence-Based Cost-Benefit Analysis
  Presenter(s):Thomas F. O'Donnell, Jr., MD  
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9:13 AM - 9:18 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 64
 
SESSION 65 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 65: SUPERFICIAL VEIN TRETMENT STRATEGIES AND TECHNIQUES
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9:19 AM - 9:24 AM Matching The Endovenous Modality To The Individual: A Real-World Evaluation
  Presenter(s):Manj S. Gohel, MD, FRCS, FEBVS  
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9:25 AM - 9:30 AM Concomitant Treatment Of Truncal Reflux And Varicosed Tributaries Is The Gold Standard
  Presenter(s):Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, DSc, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh  
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9:31 AM - 9:36 AM Lessons Learned: RF Ablation
  Presenter(s):Alan M. Dietzek, MD, RPVI, FACS  
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9:37 AM - 9:42 AM Lessons Learned: Laser Ablation
  Presenter(s):Jean Luc Gerard, MD  
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9:43 AM - 9:48 AM Step By Step: Phlebectomy
  Presenter(s):Paul Pittaluga, MD  
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9:49 AM - 9:54 AM Superficial Reflux With Obstructed Deep Veins: When And When Not To Treat
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT  
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9:55 AM - 10:00 AM Incidence, Causes, And Treatment Of Recurrent Varicose Veins Following Endovenous Thermal Ablation
  Presenter(s):Edward G. Mackay, MD  
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10:01 AM - 10:06 AM Panel Discussion
NON-THERMAL ABLATION
10:07 AM - 10:12 AM Challenges Of Implementing Proprietary Foam Into Practice: It’s Kind Of A Different Practice Model
  Presenter(s):Kathleen D. Gibson, MD  
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10:13 AM - 10:18 AM Step By Step: Cyanoacrylate Embolic Adhesive
  Presenter(s):Ian J. Franklin, MS, FRCS (Gen Surg)  
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10:19 AM - 10:24 AM Cyanoacrylate Embolic Adhesive vs. RFA: 2-Year Follow-Up PIVOTAL Trial
  Presenter(s):Raghu Kolluri, MD  
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10:25 AM - 10:30 AM Perforating Vein Closure With Turkish Cyanoacrylate Adhesive: Interim Results Of 40 Patients
  Presenter(s):Kursat A. Bozkurt, MD  
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10:31 AM - 10:36 AM Lessons Learned: MOCA Ablation
  Presenter(s):Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, DSc, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh  
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10:37 AM - 10:42 AM Mechanochemical Ablation: The 3-Year Outcome Of A Prospective Trial On 100 Patients With GSV Incompetence
  Presenter(s):Michel M.P. Reijnen, MD, PhD  
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10:43 AM - 10:48 AM Reflux Extending To The Ankle: When And How To Treat
  Presenter(s):Steve Elias, MD  
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10:49 AM - 10:54 AM Concomitant Truncal Venous Incompetence And Lymphedema: To Ablate Or Not To Ablate
  Presenter(s):Paul Pittaluga, MD  
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10:55 AM - 11:00 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 65
 
SESSION 66 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 66: VENOUS SOCIETAL AND GOVERNANCE
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11:01 AM - 11:06 AM IAC Vein Center Accreditation: Is It Important
  Presenter(s):Alan M. Dietzek, MD, RPVI, FACS  
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11:07 AM - 11:12 AM CMS Policy, Payments And Pitfalls
  Presenter(s):Harold J. Welch, MD  
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11:13 AM - 11:18 AM The Process For New Devices: CPT Code, RUC, Insurance
  Presenter(s):Sean P. Roddy, MD  
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11:19 AM - 11:24 AM Outpatient Interventions: Are Controls Needed
  Presenter(s):Paul J. Gagne, MD  
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11:25 AM - 11:30 AM VQI Varicose Vein Registry: First Six Months Results
  Presenter(s):Thomas W. Wakefield, MD  
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11:31 AM - 11:36 AM A National Coverage Determination Policy
  Presenter(s):Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh  
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11:37 AM - 11:42 AM How To Have A Paper Accepted To JVS Venous And Lymphatic And JVS Case Report
  Presenter(s):Peter F. Lawrence, MD  
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11:43 AM - 11:48 AM How Do Venous Leaders Deal With Over-Utilization And Inappropriate Use
  Presenter(s):Steve Elias, MD  
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11:49 AM - 11:54 AM We Need A Joint Venous Council
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT  
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11:55 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
12:01 PM - 12:59 PM Lunch Break - 2nd Floor Promenade
Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors

END OF SESSION 66
 
SESSION 67 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 67: EXAMINING THE EVIDENCE
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Review Of RCTs Comparing Foam Sclerotherapy And Endothermal Ablation
  Presenter(s):Andrew W. Bradbury, MD, FRCSEd  
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Cyanoacrylate Adhesive: More Than One Product Available: Is There A Difference
  Presenter(s):Ian J. Franklin, MS, FRCS (Gen Surg)  
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1:12 PM - 1:17 PM ASVAL For The Small Saphenous Vein
  Presenter(s):Sylvain Chastanet, MD  
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM C6 With Arterial Claudication: Which Comes First
  Presenter(s):William A. Marston, MD  
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Thermal Ablation On Anticoagulated Patients: Is It Safe And Effective
  Presenter(s):Glenn Jacobowitz, MD  
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1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Is There A Need To Correct A Refluxing Accessory Thigh Vein
  Presenter(s):Elna M. Masuda, MD  
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM Is C2 Disease Progressive
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Meissner, MD  
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1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Why Graduated Compression Is An Insurance Requirement
  Presenter(s):Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD  
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1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 67
 
SESSION 68 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 68: MORE USEFUL SUPERFICIAL VEIN INFORMATION
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1:54 PM - 1:59 PM What Is The Duplex Criteria For Pediatric Reflux Testing
  Presenter(s):Dawn M. Coleman, MD  
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2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Sclerotherapy Pearly
  Presenter(s):Edward G. Mackay, MD  
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2:06 PM - 2:11 PM Should You Use Foam For Telangiectasia Or Reticular Veins: Where Is The Evidence
  Presenter(s):Ian J. Franklin, MS, FRCS (Gen Surg)  
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2:12 PM - 2:17 PM How To Treat Labial Varices: Sclerotherapy vs. Phlebectomy
  Presenter(s):Ellen D. Dillavou, MD  
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2:18 PM - 2:23 PM Physician Compounded Foam vs. Proprietary Compounded Foam
  Presenter(s):Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh  
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2:24 PM - 2:29 PM Laser Or Ohmic Devices For Telangiectasia: When And Why
  Presenter(s):Ian J. Franklin, MS, FRCS (Gen Surg)  
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2:30 PM - 2:35 PM Management Of Calf Vein Thrombosis After Venous Procedures
  Presenter(s):Elna M. Masuda, MD  
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2:36 PM - 2:41 PM SVT In The Pregnant Patient
  Presenter(s):Ellen D. Dillavou, MD  
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2:42 PM - 2:47 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 68
 
SESSION 69 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 69: SUPERFICIAL VENOUS ABLATION, COMPRESSION, AND RESEARCH
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2:48 PM - 2:53 PM How To Properly Design And Interpret Clinical Trials
  Presenter(s):Thomas W. Wakefield, MD  
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2:54 PM - 2:59 PM The Maradona Trial: RCT Comparing MOCA With RFA
  Presenter(s):Michel M.P. Reijnen, MD, PhD  
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3:00 PM - 3:05 PM Creating WAVES: First US Post Market Results Using Venaseal™ Closure System Without Compression
  Presenter(s):Kathleen D. Gibson, MD  
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3:06 PM - 3:11 PM Are Stockings Still Indicated After DVT – What Is The Evidence
  Presenter(s):Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD  
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3:12 PM - 3:17 PM Does It Matter What Device You Use Regarding Vein Wall Thickness
  Presenter(s):Mark S. Whiteley, MS, FRCS  
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3:18 PM - 3:23 PM Endovenous Thermal Ablation RCTs: Do We Know Enough
  Presenter(s):Bo G. Eklof, MD, PhD  
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3:24 PM - 3:29 PM SECURE Trial: Update On Perforator Ablation
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Adelman, MD  
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3:30 PM - 3:35 PM When Should We Use Prophylactic Anticoagulation In Saphenous Ablation
  Presenter(s):Joseph A. Caprini, MD  
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3:36 PM - 3:41 PM How Do Compression Garments Actually Work
  Presenter(s):John Blebea, MD, MBA  
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3:42 PM - 3:47 PM Which Patients Benefit From A Lymphedema Pump
  Presenter(s):Thomas S. Maldonado, MD  
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3:48 PM - 3:53 PM When To Use Inelastic Compression
  Presenter(s):Joseph A. Caprini, MD  
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3:54 PM - 4:00 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 69
 
SESSION 70 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 70: VENOUS PRACTICE MANAGEMENT . . . AND A LITTLE FUN
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4:01 PM - 4:06 PM Non-Thermal Devices Are Available For Truncal Ablation: How To Implement In Practice Without Dedicated CPT Codes
  Presenter(s):Steve Elias, MD  
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4:07 PM - 4:12 PM DEBATE: C2 Disease Should Not Be A Covered Insurance Benefit
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT  
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4:13 PM - 4:18 PM DEBATE: C2 Disease Should Be A Covered Insurance Benefit
  Presenter(s):Alan M. Dietzek, MD, RPVI, FACS  
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4:19 PM - 4:24 PM The Future Of Venous Reimbursement In A Non-Fee For Service Environment
  Presenter(s):Thomas F. O'Donnell, Jr., MD  
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4:25 PM - 4:30 PM The Efficient Venous Practice: Evaluate With Lean Six Sigma
  Presenter(s):Christopher M. Banoub, MPA  
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4:31 PM - 5:15 PM Ask The Experts
  Panelist(s): Steve Elias, MD / Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT / Ellen D. Dillavou, MD / Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, DSc, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh / Ian J. Franklin, MS, FRCS (Gen Surg) / Jean Luc Gerard, MD / Kathleen D. Gibson, MD / Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh / Marc A. Passman, MD / Alan M. Dietzek, MD, RPVI, FACS  
END OF SESSION 70