SESSION 47 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 47: EXCITING NEW OR UPDATED TECHNIQUES, CONCEPTS AND TECHNOLOGIES
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Kenneth Ouriel, MD, MBA / Jerry Goldstone, MD, FACS, FRCSEd  
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6:45 AM - 6:50 AM New In Vitro System For Evaluating Optimal Techniques, Main And Branch Endografts, Sizing, Etc. For Ch/EVAR: How It Will Improve Results And Decrease Complications By Leading To Standardized Techniques And Endograft Components
  Presenter(s):Konstantinos P. Donas, MD / Taneva Gergana, MD / Martin J. Austermann, MD / Giovanni Torsello, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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6:51 AM - 6:56 AM Pudendal Angioplasty (PTA) For Erectile Dysfunction: How To Diagnose It To Optimize Results Of Treatment
  Presenter(s):Frederic A. Baumann, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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6:57 AM - 7:02 AM Non-Interventional Management Of CLTI: With Optimal Medical Treatment And Good Wound Care Many Amputations Can Be Prevented: When Is It The Best And Most Cost Effective Treatment
  Presenter(s):William A. Marston, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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7:03 AM - 7:08 AM DEBATE: There Is A Future For Stem Cell Technology For Treating CLTI: What Does It Depend On
  Presenter(s):Dong-ik Kim, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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7:09 AM - 7:14 AM DEBATE: There Is No Future For Stem Cell Technology To Treat CLTI: Sequential Compression Is Better And Cheaper And Beats Revascularization In Some Cases
  Presenter(s):Sherif A.H. Sultan, MD, FRCS, EBQS-VASC  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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7:15 AM - 7:20 AM Update On Arterial Reconstructions With Bioengineered Vascular Grafts: How Well Are They Working
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey H. Lawson, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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7:21 AM - 7:26 AM Why All DCBs Are Not The Same: Underlying Material Differences Are Important: Some Thoughts About Differences Between In.Pact, Lutonix, Stellarex, Ranger, Etc. And How They May Matter
  Presenter(s):Frank E.G. Vermassen, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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7:27 AM - 7:32 AM Proper Hydration And Supplemental Oral Protein Administration Improves All Lower Extremity Ischemic Symptoms: It May Replace Stenting And Bypasses For Many Patients: The Evidence
  Presenter(s):Juan C. Parodi, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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7:33 AM - 7:38 AM A New Computer Controlled Balloon Catheter To Improve Treatment For Cardiac Arrest And Massive Bleeding: How Does It Work And Results
  Presenter(s):Lars B. Lonn, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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7:39 AM - 7:44 AM Update On GraftWorx Implantable Piezoelectric Sensors For Remotely Measuring Vascular Graft And Stent Flows And Other Parameters: When Will They Be Available
  Presenter(s):Richard F. Neville, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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7:45 AM - 7:50 AM New Exciting Developments In Coronary Artery Evaluation By Non-Invasive FFRCT: Incidence Of Unexpected Lesions In Vascular Patients: Detection Lowers Myocardial Infarction And Mortality Rates: Who Should Get The Test
  Presenter(s):Christopher K. Zarins, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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7:51 AM - 7:58 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 47
 
SESSION 48 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 48: ADVANCES IN FENESTRATED AND BRANCHED EVAR (F/B/EVAR) AND PARALLEL GRAFTS FOR COMPLEX AAAs
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Frank J. Veith, MD / Stephan Haulon, MD  
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7:58 AM - 8:03 AM Long-Term Outcomes Of F/EVAR: Where Is The Technology Going
  Presenter(s):Matthew J. Eagleton, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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8:04 AM - 8:09 AM Where Is F/EVAR Going: Custom-Made By Industry vs. Off-The-Shelf (OTS) Devices vs. Surgeon Modified
  Presenter(s):Andres Schanzer, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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8:10 AM - 8:15 AM Techniques To Salvage F/EVAR Procedures When The Fenestrations Don’t Align With Branch Orifices
  Presenter(s):Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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8:16 AM - 8:21 AM Renal Fenestration Misalignment With F/EVAR Leads To Bad Outcomes: Prevention And Treatment
  Presenter(s):Thomas L. Forbes, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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8:22 AM - 8:27 AM How To Make Endografts Fit And Align With Branch Orifices Perfectly Using Automated 3D Software From Aortica: It Will Improve Results And Increase F/EVAR Utilization
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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8:28 AM - 8:33 AM Managing Branch Complications Of F/B/EVAR: Incidence And Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Burkhart Zipfel, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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8:34 AM - 8:40 AM Panel Discussion
8:40 AM - 8:45 AM DEBATE: The Evidence For The Success And Durability Of Ch/EVAR Is Poor: F/EVAR Is Clearly The Gold Standard
  Presenter(s):Tara M. Mastracci, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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8:46 AM - 8:51 AM DEBATE: Nonsense: The Evidence To Support The Success And Durability Of Ch/EVAR Is Solid – If The Procedure Is Done Right: Ch/EVAR Is Better Than F/EVAR In Some Circumstances
  Presenter(s):Konstantinos P. Donas, MD / Jason T. Lee, MD / Giovanni Torsello, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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8:52 AM - 8:57 AM Parallel Grafts Work Well To Treat Aortic Lesions Involving The Visceral Segment And The Arch: The Mid- And Long-Term Results Demonstrate Durability Although Re-Interventions May Be Required
  Presenter(s):Mario L. Lachat, MD / Felice Pecoraro, MD / Nicola Mangialardi, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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8:58 AM - 9:03 AM Conformable Sheaths And Other New Techniques To Simplify And Improve The Outcomes Of F/B/EVAR: Upper Extremity Access May Become Largely Unnecessary
  Presenter(s):Joshua D. Adams, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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9:04 AM - 9:09 AM Comparative Renal Outcomes After F/EVAR, Ch/EVAR And Open Repair: What Is The Best Renal Protective Agent And Regimen
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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9:10 AM - 9:16 AM Panel Discussion
9:16 AM - 9:26 AM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 48
 
SESSION 49 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 49: MORE ABOUT F/B/EVAR AND PARALLEL GRAFTS FOR COMPLEX AAAs AND TAAAs
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Timothy A.M. Chuter, DM / Giovanni Torsello, MD  
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9:26 AM - 9:31 AM When Are F/B/EVAR Procedures Better And More Cost Effective Than Open Repairs Of Complex AAAs And TAAAs: The French National Experience
  Presenter(s):Jean-Pierre Becquemin, MD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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9:32 AM - 9:37 AM 2-Year Comparison Of F/B/EVAR And Ch/EVAR For Complex Aneurysms In A Single Institution: Both Are Effective And Have A Role In Their Treatment: Advantages And Limitations Of Each
  Presenter(s):James F. McKinsey, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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9:38 AM - 9:43 AM F/B/EVAR For Complex AAA Treatment In High Risk vs. Standard Risk Patients: These Procedures Should Be Used To Treat All Anatomically Suitable Patients
  Presenter(s):Carlos H. Timaran, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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9:44 AM - 9:49 AM New Findings From The PERICLES Registry Shed Light On Ways To Improve Outcomes Of Parallel Grafts To Treat Complex Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Konstantinos P. Donas, MD / Jason T. Lee, MD / Mario L. Lachat, MD / Giovanni Torsello, MD / David J. Minion, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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9:50 AM - 9:55 AM Mid- And Long-Term Data From The PERICLES Registry Show Mortality, Branch Patency And Freedom From Endoleak For Ch/EVAR To Be Similar To Those Of F/EVAR
  Presenter(s):Jason T. Lee, MD / Konstantinos P. Donas, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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9:56 AM - 10:01 AM Tips And Tricks To Facilitate F/EVAR In Challenging Circumstances
  Presenter(s):Cherrie Z. Abraham, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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10:02 AM - 10:10 AM Panel Discussion
10:10 AM - 10:15 AM Advantages And Limitations Of Inner Branches In F/B/EVAR
  Presenter(s):Eric L.G. Verhoeven, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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10:16 AM - 10:21 AM Preloaded Catheters And Guidewires To Facilitate Branch Access During F/B/EVAR: How Do They Work: Advantages And Disadvantages
  Presenter(s):Timothy A. Resch, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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10:22 AM - 10:27 AM How To Overcome Difficult Branch Artery Access In Parallel Grafting Techniques: Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):Edward Y. Woo, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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10:28 AM - 10:33 AM How To Obtain Percutaneous Axillary Access For F/B/EVAR: It Is Not Simple But It Can Be Safe: How To Prevent Bleeding And Nerve Injury
  Presenter(s):Luca Bertoglio, MD / Germano Melissano, MD / Roberto Chiesa, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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10:34 AM - 10:39 AM Bilateral Common Iliac Aneurysms With Endo Repair Of Complex AAAs Are Troublesome And Associated With Higher Spinal Cord Ischemia And Reintervention Rates
  Presenter(s):Matthew J. Eagleton, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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10:40 AM - 10:48 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 49
 
SESSION 50 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 50: A TRIBUTE TO OUR MILITARY AND SERVICE PHYSICIANS; TOPICS RELATED TO MILITARY HISTORY, A NATIONAL TRAUMA PLAN, VASCULAR TRAUMA, CONTROL OF HEMORRHAGE AND RESUSCITATIVE ENDOVASCULAR BALLOON OCCLUSION OF THE AORTA (REBOA)
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Eric A. Elster, MD / Todd E. Rasmussen, MD, FACS  
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10:48 AM - 11:00 AM The Battle Of Midway During WW II And The Impact It Had On Our Civilization (12-Minute Talk)
  Presenter(s):Wayne F. Yakes, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:01 AM - 11:08 AM The US Military’s Role In The National Trauma Action Plan To Increase Homeland Security And Our Country’s Response To Mass Casualties (7-Minute Talk)
  Presenter(s):Todd E. Rasmussen, MD, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:09 AM - 11:16 AM Highlights From The 2018 International Resuscitation Trauma And Bleeding Management (EVTM) Meeting: What Is The EVTM And Why It Is Important (7-Minute Talk)
  Presenter(s):Tal M. Horer, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:17 AM - 11:24 AM Highlights Of How The US Military Transformed And Improved Combat Casualty Care In Iraq And Afghanistan (7-Minute Talk)
  Presenter(s):Eric A. Elster, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:25 AM - 11:31 AM Progress In Civilian And Military Vascular Trauma Care – Endovascular And Open (6-Minute Talk)
  Presenter(s):Joseph J. DuBose, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:32 AM - 11:38 AM REBOA Is A New Tool For Resuscitation And Treatment For Medical As Well As Hemorrhagic Cardiac Arrest: Who Should Use It And Can It Help Outcomes (6-Minute Talk)
  Presenter(s):Tal M. Horer, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:39 AM - 11:45 AM The Military’s Experience With Extending The Use Of REBOA To Forward Surgical Settings: How Well Is It Working: Who Is Performing It (6-Minute Talk)
  Presenter(s):Todd E. Rasmussen, MD, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:46 AM - 11:52 AM Emerging REBOA Technologies: Lower Profile And Improved Balloon Catheters; Simpler Insertion Methods Without Imaging (Fluoro) And Partial Balloon Occlusion Techniques (6-Minute Talk)
  Presenter(s):Joseph J. DuBose, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:53 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion (See Session 85 For More Talks On REBOA)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break - 2nd Floor Promenade
Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 50
 
SESSION 51 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 51: RUPTURED AAAs AND TAAAs: RELATED ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Frank J. Veith, MD / Roger M. Greenhalgh, MD  
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Quality Of Life In Survivors After Open And Endo Repair Of Ruptured AAAs (RAAAs): It Is Better After EVAR
  Presenter(s):Julien G. Sfeir, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Longer-Term Results Of The IMPROVE RCT (EVAR vs. Open Repair [OR]) Finally Shows EVAR Is Better Than OR For Ruptured RAAAs: In Terms Of Late Survival, Cost And Fewer Amputations
  Presenter(s):Janet T. Powell, MD, PhD / Roger M. Greenhalgh, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Why Did It Take So Long To Show The Obvious: EVAR Is Superior To OR For The Treatment Of RAAAs If It Can Be Done
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM The IMPROVE RCT Shows EVAR Is Superior To OR For RAAA Treatment: What About The Dutch AJAX RCT Long-Term Results Of EVAR vs. OR
  Presenter(s):Willem Wisselink, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM EVAR For RAAAs Is The Best Treatment: All Patients Should Be Treated By Some Endovascular Procedure: The Benefits Are Clear
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:30 PM - 1:35 PM With Adjuncts (Chimney Grafts And Onyx) 100% Of RAAAs Can Be Treated By EVAR With Low 30-Day Mortality And Turn Down Rates: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Mario L. Lachat, MD / Thomas Larzon, MD, PhD / Dieter O. Mayer, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM Long-Term Survival After EVAR For RAAAs Is Better Than After Open Repair: What Factors Are Predictive
  Presenter(s):Felice Pecoraro, MD / Mario L. Lachat, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Update On Abdominal Compartment Syndrome (ACS) After EVAR For RAAAs: Its Diagnosis And Treatment Should Be Better Than It Is In Most Centers
  Presenter(s):Martin Bjorck, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:48 PM - 1:54 PM Panel Discussion
1:54 PM - 1:59 PM DEBATE: There Are Criteria Which Allow Preoperative Prediction Of Certain Non-Survival After EVAR Or OR In RAAA Patients: Invasive Treatment Should Be Denied For Such Patients
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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2:00 PM - 2:05 PM DEBATE: Not So: Non-Survival After EVAR Or OR For RAAAs Cannot Be Predicted With Certainty: Turndown Rates Should Be Extremely Low - Especially If EVAR Is Used For Most Patients
  Presenter(s):Matthew W. Mell, MD, MS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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2:06 PM - 2:11 PM What Re-Interventions Have Been Required After EVAR For RAAAs In The IMPROVE Trial: How Common Are Type 2 Endoleaks; How Often Are They Fatal
  Presenter(s):Janet T. Powell, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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2:12 PM - 2:17 PM Predictors Of Bowel (Large And Small) Ischemia After EVAR For RAAAs: When Is Colonoscopy Indicated
  Presenter(s):Willem Wisselink, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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2:18 PM - 2:23 PM Fully Percutaneous EVAR For RAAAs: Advantages, Contraindications And Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Roy M. Fujitani, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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2:24 PM - 2:29 PM New Developments In Radioactive Sodium Fluoride (18F-FBG) Imaging On PET CT To Predict AAA And TAAA Growth And Rupture
  Presenter(s):Natzi Sakalihasan, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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2:30 PM - 2:35 PM Off-The-Shelf (OTS) Endografts To Treat Ruptured TAAAs: How Often Are They Applicable: Technical Tips And Results
  Presenter(s):Gianluca Faggioli, MD / Mauro Gargiulo, Professor / Andrea Stella, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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2:36 PM - 2:42 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 51
 
SESSION 52 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 52: MORE INTERESTING HOT AORTIC TOPICS
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Manish Mehta, MD, MPH / Timur P. Sarac, MD  
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2:42 PM - 2:47 PM Sandwich Graft Technique For Treating TAAAs: How To Make It Work Even In Urgent Or Ruptured Cases
  Presenter(s):James F. McKinsey, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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2:48 PM - 2:53 PM The Best Branch Bridging Stent-Grafts For F/B/EVAR: What Is Available In The US And Elsewhere: Problems And Unmet Needs
  Presenter(s):Timothy A.M. Chuter, DM  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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2:54 PM - 2:59 PM Value Of Internal Branched Endografts For Treatment Of TAAAs And “Snare Ride” Technique For Difficult Sheath Advancement During F/B/EVAR
  Presenter(s):Marcelo Ferreira, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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3:00 PM - 3:05 PM Decades Of EVAR RCTs And Registries: What Do They Tell Us Of Value; What Do They Tell Us That Is Wrong; And What Don’t They Tell Us
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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3:06 PM - 3:11 PM Changes In AAA Neck Morphology After Standard EVAR, Ch/EVAR And F/EVAR: There Are Differences And Why
  Presenter(s):Jean-Paul de Vries, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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3:12 PM - 3:17 PM Tips And Tricks To Perform Successful Standard EVAR In AAAs With Severely Angled Necks: Neck Length Is Key
  Presenter(s):Boonprasit Kritpracha, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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3:18 PM - 3:23 PM Technical Tips For Open Retroperitoneal Exposure And Repair Of Complex AAAs: Maneuvers To Make It Relatively Simple
  Presenter(s):R. Clement Darling III, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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3:24 PM - 3:32 PM Panel Discussion
3:33 PM - 3:46 PM Break - Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 52
 
SESSION 53 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 53: NEW TECHNIQUES, TREATMENTS, TECHNOLOGIES AND UPDATES IN TELEMEDICINE, RENAL PROTECTION, ROBOTICS, ETC.
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Kenneth Ouriel, MD, MBA / Glenn Jacobowitz, MD  
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3:46 PM - 3:51 PM Robotic Assisted Left Renal Vein Transposition For The Treatment Of Nutcracker Syndrome (Video)
  Presenter(s):Samuel R. Money, MD, MBA  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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3:52 PM - 3:57 PM Telehealth Methods To Improve The Care And Follow-Up Of Vascular Patients: Current Status And Future Potential
  Presenter(s):John (Jeb) W. Hallett, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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3:58 PM - 4:03 PM Value Of Cloud Based Telemedicine To Treat Vascular Patients: Especially In Emergencies Like RAAAs Or Thoracic Aneurysms And Dissections
  Presenter(s):Nobuyoshi Azuma, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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4:04 PM - 4:09 PM Wearable Technologies And Telemonitoring For Vascular Diseases: How To Keep Vascular Patients Out Of Hospitals
  Presenter(s):Celia Riga, BSc, MBBS, MD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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4:10 PM - 4:15 PM Why Is Genetic Susceptibility To Radiation Injury Important For Doctors, Staff And Patients: How Can It Be Assessed And What Can Be Done About It
  Presenter(s):Kieran Murphy, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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4:16 PM - 4:21 PM NaHCO3 Plus Hydration Decreases Acute Kidney Failure After EVAR: Based On A Pilot RCT (The HYDRA Trial) Comparing It To Hydration Alone: Why Is It Different From Other Negative NaHCO3 RCTs
  Presenter(s):Asif Mahmood, MD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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4:22 PM - 4:27 PM Status Of Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion (Endo And Open) For Stroke Prevention With Atrial Fibrillation: Techniques And Results
  Presenter(s):Ali Khoynezhad, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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4:28 PM - 4:33 PM Present Status Of The Use Of EVAR Devices For The Treatment Of Aorto-Iliac Occlusive Disease
  Presenter(s):Jonathan A. Cardella, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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4:34 PM - 4:39 PM Why Iliac Branched Devices (IBDs) Do Not Decrease The Incidence Of Ischemic Colitis After Iliac Aneurysm Treatment: Micro-Emboli Not Ischemia Are A Major Cause Of Colon Necrosis In This Setting
  Presenter(s):Robyn A. Macsata, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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4:40 PM - 4:45 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 53
 
SESSION 54 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 54: NEW CONDITIONS, IDEAS, UPDATED CONCEPTS AND RADIATION SAFETY (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Evan C. Lipsitz, MD, MBA / Lars B. Lonn, MD, PhD  
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4:45 PM - 4:50 PM The Value Of Mesh Augmentation To Prevent Incisional Hernias After Open AAA Repair: The AIDA RCT Shows It Works
  Presenter(s):Sebastian E. Debus, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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4:50 PM - 4:55 PM Radiation Induced Arterial Disease Causing CLTI: Endovascular Treatments Are Often Effective
  Presenter(s):Palma M. Shaw, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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4:55 PM - 5:00 PM Operation “Grey Doc”: Using Retired Vascular Surgeons To Train Residents
  Presenter(s):Niten Singh, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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5:00 PM - 5:05 PM Thin May Be In, But Fat Is Where It’s At: The Obesity Paradox With Vascular Surgical Procedures: Why Moderately Obese Patients Have Better Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Bruce A. Perler, MD, MBA  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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CCSVI-CURRENT STATUS
5:05 PM - 5:10 PM Update On Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI): Although The BRAVE DREAMS RCT Showed No Benefit For Balloon Venoplasty vs. Sham Control, The CCSVI Concept May Have Value In Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Treatment
  Presenter(s):Paolo Zamboni, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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5:10 PM - 5:15 PM Why Venous Balloon Angioplasty Still Has A Role In The Treatment Of MS: Patient Selection
  Presenter(s):Donald B. Reid, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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5:15 PM - 5:20 PM When Is MS Treatable By Venous Interventions: Why The BRAVE DREAMS RCT Is Misleading
  Presenter(s):Ivo Petrov, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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5:20 PM - 5:25 PM How Does Relief Of Venous Congestion By Venous Angioplasty Relieve Intractable Headaches In Some Patients: How To Select Them
  Presenter(s):Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhD / Pierfrancesco Veroux, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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5:25 PM - 5:30 PM Panel Discussion
PROGRESS IN RADIATION SAFETY (5-MINUTE TALKS)
5:30 PM - 5:35 PM New Developments In Radiation Safety: How Good Or Bad Is Radiation Protection Gear (Caps And Light-Weight Lead Gowns): Importance Of Gantry Angle In Radiation Exposure
  Presenter(s):Lindsay Machan, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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5:36 PM - 5:41 PM Proper Use Of Shields Protects The Eyes From Radiation Damage Whereas Leaded Glasses Do So Poorly
  Presenter(s):Anders Wanhainen, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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5:42 PM - 5:47 PM Radiation To Operators During Complex And Standard EVAR Can Cause Cellular DNA Damage: What Is The Significance And What Can Be Done To Lessen It
  Presenter(s):Bijan Modarai, PhD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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5:48 PM - 5:53 PM How To Decrease Radiation Exposure To Operators And Assistants During Standard And Complex EVARs
  Presenter(s):Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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5:54 PM - 5:59 PM New Techniques To Decrease Radiation Exposure To Surgeons And Staff During Complex Aortic Procedures
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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6:00 PM - 6:05 PM Panel Discussion
End of Program H
END OF SESSION 54
 
SESSION 55 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 55: NEW OR UPDATED DEVICES FOR STANDARD EVAR, F/EVAR AND ILIAC BRANCHED DEVICES (IBDs) (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Venkatesh G. Ramaiah, MD / Thomas S. Maldonado, MD  
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NEW OR UPDATED EVAR DEVICES
6:40 AM - 6:45 AM EVAR Device With More Cranial Sealing Rings And A New Polymer (From Endologix): Status Of The ALTO Device
  Presenter(s):Sean P. Lyden, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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6:45 AM - 6:50 AM The Ovation Endograft Is An Effective Option For EVAR In Patients With Complex Neck Anatomy Unfit For FEVAR
  Presenter(s):Gianmarco de Donato, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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6:50 AM - 6:55 AM Multicenter Italian Results With The Ovation Endograft For EVAR: Advantages And Limitations: From The EXTREME Trial
  Presenter(s):Laura Capoccia, MD, PhD / Francesco Speziale, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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6:55 AM - 7:00 AM Value And 4-Year Results Of The Ovation Endograft For EVAR In Women: The Low Profile Makes A Difference
  Presenter(s):Martin Storck, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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7:00 AM - 7:05 AM The Altura Double D Endograft Device For EVAR: Advantages, Limitations And 4-Year Results
  Presenter(s):Dainis K. Krievins, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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7:05 AM - 7:10 AM Update On The Treovance Endograft (Terumo Aortic) For EVAR: Advantages And Results From The RATIONALE Registry
  Presenter(s):Vicente Riambau, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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7:10 AM - 7:15 AM Panel Discussion
UPDATE ON ILIAC BRANCH DEVICES TO REVASCULARIZE HYPOGASTRIC ARTERIES
7:15 AM - 7:20 AM Propensity Matched Comparison Of 2 IBDs (1 From Cook And 1 From Gore): Advantages And Limitations Of Each
  Presenter(s):Carlo Pratesi, MD / Giovanni Pratesi, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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7:20 AM - 7:25 AM New Information With Longer Follow-Up From The Multicenter Trial Of The Gore IBD For Iliac Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Darren B. Schneider, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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7:25 AM - 7:30 AM Technical Tips And Multicenter Results With The Use Of Bilateral Gore IBDs In Patients With Bilateral Common Iliac Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Thomas S. Maldonado, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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7:30 AM - 7:35 AM 12-Year Experience With The Cook IBD Show Its Effectiveness And Durability: How To Improve The Poor Results Of Others When There Are Associated Hypogastric Aneurysms: From The pELVIS Registry
  Presenter(s):Giovanni F. Torsello, MD / Giovanni Torsello, MD / Konstantinos P. Donas, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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7:35 AM - 7:40 AM New Developments With The Cook IBD: Experience And Results In >900 Patients: Which Bridging Endograft To The Hypogastric Artery Is Best
  Presenter(s):Fabio Verzini, MD, PhD / Piergiorgio Cao, MD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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7:40 AM - 7:45 AM Results Of IBDs To Treat Isolated Iliac Artery Aneurysm: When Is It Possible And When Is It Not
  Presenter(s):Giovanni Pratesi, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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7:45 AM - 7:50 AM Tips And Tricks To Treat With An IBD Common Iliac Aneurysms Developing After An EVAR Procedure: It Is Not Simple
  Presenter(s):James F. McKinsey, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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7:50 AM - 7:55 AM Panel Discussion
7:55 AM - 8:00 AM 15-Year Outcomes With Zenith Endografts For Standard Infrarenal EVAR: The Grafts Are Durable
  Presenter(s):Jade S. Hiramoto, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Update On The Fenestrated Anaconda Endograft For F/EVAR: Worldwide Experience From The GLOBAL FACT Registry
  Presenter(s):Clark J. Zeebregts, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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8:05 AM - 8:10 AM Advantages Of The Gore Excluder Conformable Device (CEXC Device) For EVAR With Unfavorable Neck Anatomy: The European Experience From The EXCEL Registry
  Presenter(s):Marc R.H.M. van Sambeek, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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8:10 AM - 8:15 AM Early Experience With The New Gore Conformable Excluder With Active Neck Angulation Control: It Provides Better Treatments For AAAs With Severely Angled Necks: How It Works And IDE Trial Results
  Presenter(s):Robert Y. Rhee, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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8:15 AM - 8:20 AM How To Treat Failed Open AAA Repairs And Failed EVARs With The Cook ZFEN Device: Indications, Contraindications And Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Andres Fajardo, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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8:20 AM - 8:25 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 55
 
SESSION 56 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 56: NEW AND UPDATED DEVICES FOR ENDOVASCULAR ANEURYSM SEALING (EVAS) AND EVAR FOR STANDARD AND COMPLEX AAAs (4 ½-MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Jeffrey P. Carpenter, MD / Mark A. Adelman, MD  
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8:25 AM - 8:30 AM Downsides (Disadvantages) And Upsides (Advantages) Of Low Profile Devices For EVAR And TEVAR: There Are Tradeoffs
  Presenter(s):Michel Makaroun, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN EVAS
8:30 AM - 8:35 AM Update On The Nellix Endograft For EVAS: How Has Refinement Of The IFU Improved Outcomes: From The FORWARD IDE Trial
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey P. Carpenter, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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8:35 AM - 8:40 AM Importance Of Good Seal Zones And Procedural Accuracy In Getting Good Results With Nellix Endografts And EVAS
  Presenter(s):Matt M. Thompson, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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8:40 AM - 8:45 AM How Does EVAS With The Nellix Device Perform For Treating AAAs In Women: Data From The DEVASS Group
  Presenter(s):Jan M.M. Heyligers, MD, PhD, FEBVS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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8:45 AM - 8:50 AM Worldwide Update On The Nellix Endograft For EVAS: From The GLOBAL 2 Registry And EVAS IDE 2 Trial: Both Assess New Improvements In The Device And Its IFU
  Presenter(s):Andrew Holden, MBChB  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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8:50 AM - 8:55 AM Value And Limitations Of Using The Nellix Endograft And EVAS To Treat Ruptured AAAs
  Presenter(s):Tal M. Horer, MD, PhD / Thomas Larzon, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Nellix-In-Nellix With Proximal Extension For Failed EVAS: Technique And Multicenter Results
  Presenter(s):Michel M.P. Reijnen, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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9:00 AM - 9:05 AM How To Preserve Hypogastric Flow With Iliac Aneurysms When Using Nellix EVAS: Technique And Results
  Presenter(s):Dainis K. Krievins, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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9:05 AM - 9:10 AM Panel Discussion
9:10 AM - 9:15 AM All-Cause Mortality Is Lower After EVAS Than Standard EVAR: Possible Mechanisms: Is It Because Of A Decreased Post-Implant Inflammatory Response
  Presenter(s):Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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9:15 AM - 9:20 AM The ZFEN And ZFEN Plus Endografts From Cook For F/EVAR: Changes In The ZFEN Plus And Its Advantages, Limitations And Status In The US And Elsewhere
  Presenter(s):Jason T. Lee, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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9:20 AM - 9:25 AM Long-Term Results With The Zenith Alpha AAA Endograft (From Cook): A Low Profile EVAR Device That Is Working
  Presenter(s):Thomas L. Forbes, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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9:25 AM - 9:30 AM Latest 5-Year Results With The INCRAFT Device (From Cordis/Cardinal Health) For Standard EVAR: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Andrej Schmidt, MD / Giovanni Torsello, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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9:30 AM - 9:35 AM Update On The Cook P-Branch OTS Device For Treating Juxta- And Pararenal AAAs: Value, Limitations And Results
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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9:35 AM - 9:40 AM Panel Discussion
9:40 AM - 9:55 AM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 56
 
SESSION 57 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 57: NEW DEVICES FOR TREATMENT OF ASCENDING AORTIC AND ARCH LESIONS AND AORTIC DISSECTIONS; TEVAR AND Ch/TEVAR (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Rodney A. White, MD / Frank R. Arko, MD  
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9:55 AM - 10:00 AM Updated Experience With The Nexus Device For Treating Aortic Arch Lesions: How Does It Work And Midterm Results
  Presenter(s):Sonia Ronchey, MD, PhD / Nicola Mangialardi, MD / Matteo Orrico, MD / Mario L. Lachat, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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10:00 AM - 10:05 AM Current Status Of Endovascular Treatment Of Ascending Aorta And Arch Lesions: Experience With The Cook And Terumo Aortic Arch Branch Devices And Parallel Grafts
  Presenter(s):Michael P. Jenkins, MBBS, BSc, MS, FRCS, FEBVS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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10:05 AM - 10:10 AM Update On The Advantages, Limitations And Midterm Results With The Terumo Aortic 3 Branch Arch Device: What Lesions Can It Treat
  Presenter(s):W. Anthony Lee, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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10:10 AM - 10:15 AM Experience With The New Terumo Aortic Relay Plus DB (Double Branched) Device To Treat Arch Lesions: What Makes It Different And Early Results
  Presenter(s):Herve Rousseau, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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10:15 AM - 10:20 AM Update On Experience With The Valiant MONA LSA Single Branched TEVAR Device (From Medtronic) To Treat Lesions Involving The Aortic Arch
  Presenter(s):Eric E. Roselli, MD / Frank R. Arko, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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10:20 AM - 10:25 AM Panel Discussion
10:25 AM - 10:30 AM 4-Year Experience With The Zenith Alpha Low Profile Endograft For TEVAR: Advantages And Results
  Presenter(s):Germano Melissano, MD / Giovanni Torsello, MD / Eric L.G. Verhoeven, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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10:30 AM - 10:35 AM New Medtronic Valiant™ Navion Low Profile Endograft For TEVAR: Advantages And Results
  Presenter(s):Fabio Verzini, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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10:35 AM - 10:40 AM Terumo Aortic Relay Thoracic Endograft For TEVAR In Complex Aortic Pathology With Angles >90°: Advantages And Results
  Presenter(s):Patrick E. Muck, MD, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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10:40 AM - 10:45 AM Advances For Endograft Treatment Of Type A Aortic Dissections: Why And How Are The Next Generation Endografts Better
  Presenter(s):Naoki Fujimura, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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10:45 AM - 10:50 AM Special Features Of The Cook Zenith Dissection Specific Endograft (TX2) For Treating TBADs: How Does It Decrease Retrograde Type A Dissections And Other Advantages
  Presenter(s):Bijan Modarai, PhD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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10:50 AM - 10:55 AM Stent-Graft Induced New Entry Tears (SINETs) Are Common Proximally And Distally After TEVAR For TBADs – Especially With Connective Tissue Disease: Cook Has A New Dissection Specific Endograft To Decrease These SINETs: How Does It Work
  Presenter(s):Anders Wanhainen, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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10:55 AM - 11:00 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 57
 
SESSION 58 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 58: NEW DEVICES OR TECHNIQUES FOR THORACIC AORTIC LESIONS OR TAAAs (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, FACS / Germano Melissano, MD  
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11:00 AM - 11:05 AM Update On The Terumo Aortic Relay Thoracic Stent-Graft System For TEVAR: How Important Is Stiffness Of The Device In Determining Ease Of Deployment And Outcomes: Why Relay Is Superior
  Presenter(s):Vicente Riambau, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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11:05 AM - 11:10 AM Gore TAG Conformable Thoracic Aortic Endograft With Active Control Of Proximal Angulation: How It Works; Advantages And Results: From The SURPASS Trial
  Presenter(s):Giovanni Torsello, MD / Martin J. Austermann, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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11:10 AM - 11:15 AM When Should The Left Subclavian Artery (LSA) Be Revascularized And When Can It Be Covered During TEVAR: Update From National Inpatient Sample
  Presenter(s):Wayne W. Zhang, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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11:15 AM - 11:20 AM Why The “Stabilize Technique” With Overexpansion Of The Distal Uncovered Stent Component Of The Petticoat Endograft (Proximal Covered, Distal Uncovered) Is A Major Advance In Treating TBADs: When And How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Germano Melissano, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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11:20 AM - 11:25 AM The “Turtle Heading Technique” For Improving Endograft Fixation And Sealing Of TEVARs In Patients With Lesions That Have Difficult Or Short Necks: How Does It Work And Results
  Presenter(s):Jerry Matteo, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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11:25 AM - 11:30 AM Panel Discussion
NEW ENDOGRAFT DEVICES FOR TAAAS
11:30 AM - 11:35 AM Update On The Gore Excluder TAMBE Multibranched Endovascular Device For Treating TAAAs: Recent Technical Modifications And Clinical Experience
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD / Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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11:35 AM - 11:40 AM Expanding The Role Of The OTS t-Branch Multibranched Device From Cook For Treating TAAAs Endovascularly
  Presenter(s):Marcelo Ferreira, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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11:40 AM - 11:45 AM How To Perform Endograft Repair Of TAAAs Using Branched Endografts Entirely Via Femoral Access: The Secret Is The Use Of Steerable Sheaths
  Presenter(s):Tilo Koelbel, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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11:45 AM - 11:50 AM Value Of An OTS t-Branched Graft To Treat TAAAs: How Often Is It Possible Based On Results From 3 Large Centers
  Presenter(s):Michel J. Bosiers, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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11:50 AM - 11:55 AM Use Of A Power Wire To Create Fenestrations In A Dissection Flap To Access And Stent Branches Arising From The False Lumen: How To Do It And Equipment Required
  Presenter(s):Thomas F. Lindsay, MDCM, FRCS, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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11:55 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 58
 
SESSION 59 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 59: NEW OR IMPROVED DEVICES FOR TREATING LOWER EXTREMITY LESIONS: STENT-GRAFTS; OTHER ENDOVASCULAR TREATMENTS; PROSTHETIC ARTERIAL GRAFTS; HEPARIN COATED PROSTHETIC GRAFTS
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Enrico Ascher, MD / Eric L.G. Verhoeven, MD, PhD  
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NEW STENT-GRAFTS
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Viabahn BX Balloon Expandable Stent-Graft (Gore) For SFA Lesions: Indications And 2-Year Results: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):D. Christopher Metzger, MD   
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Advantages Of Various Covered Stents In The CERAB Procedure For Aorto-Iliac Occlusive Lesions: What Stent-Grafts Work Best In Ch/CERAB Procedures
  Presenter(s):Peter C.J. Goverde, MD / Michel M.P. Reijnen, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Advantages Of The Gore VBX Balloon Expandable Stent-Graft For F/EVAR, Ch/EVAR And Aorto-Iliac Occlusive Disease
  Presenter(s):James F. McKinsey, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Many New Balloon Expandable Stent-Grafts Are Now Available: Why Are They Different: Which Is Best For Various Uses: What About The BeGraft And BeGraft Plus From Bentley
  Presenter(s):Eric L.G. Verhoeven, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Panel Discussion
1:29 PM - 1:34 PM The Phoenix Hybrid Atherectomy System: How It Works And Why It Is Different And Possibly Better Than Older Atherectomy Systems: Indications And Initial Results
  Presenter(s):George L. Adams, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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1:35 PM - 1:40 PM Endovascular Treatment Of Chronically Occluded Saphenous Vein Grafts: A New Treatment Horizon That Can Be Effective: Techniques And Results
  Presenter(s):Claudio Rabbia, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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1:41 PM - 1:46 PM Value Of Drug Eluting Stents (DESs) To Salvage Failed Or Failing Vein Grafts
  Presenter(s):Benjamin M. Jackson, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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1:47 PM - 1:52 PM Comparable Long-Term (4-Year) Outcomes Of Grafts Of Greater Saphenous Vein And PTFE With Bonded Heparin (Propaten) For Tibial Artery Bypasses: Does A Distal Vein Patch Make A Difference
  Presenter(s):Peter H. Lin, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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1:53 PM - 1:58 PM Are Fempop Bypasses With Heparin Bonded PTFE (Propaten) Durable Treatment For Long SFA-Pop Occlusions: When Are They The Best Treatment And Why
  Presenter(s):Walter Dorigo, MD / Carlo Pratesi, MD / Raffaele Pulli, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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1:59 PM - 2:04 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 59
 
SESSION 60 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 60: NEW OR IMPROVED DEVICES AND DEVELOPMENTS FOR LOWER EXTREMITY ENDOVASCULAR TREATMENT: STENTS, BALLOONS, DCBs, DESs AND TACKS
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Timothy M. Sullivan, MD / Craig M. Walker, MD  
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2:04 PM - 2:09 PM The Flex Scoring Catheter (From Ventura Med): A Simple Cost-Effective Method For Lesion Preparation Prior To DCB Use: How It Works, Advantages And Early Results
  Presenter(s):Thomas Zeller, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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2:10 PM - 2:15 PM The Serranator Balloon Catheter (From Cagent Vascular) To Score Lesions, Facilitate Their Dilatation Without Dissection And Possibly Improve Drug Delivery: How It Works And Results Of The PRELUDE Trial
  Presenter(s):William A. Gray, MD / Krishna J. Rocha-Singh, MD / Andrew Holden, MBChB / Thomas Zeller, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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2:16 PM - 2:21 PM The Vanguard IEP Balloon PTA System With An Integrated Embolic Protection Filter: How It Works And When It Should Be Used
  Presenter(s):Thomas Zeller, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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2:22 PM - 2:27 PM The Tigris Dual Component Stent (From Gore): Advantages And 1-Year Results In Treating SFA-Pop Occlusive Lesions: From The Austrian Registry
  Presenter(s):Martin Werner, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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2:28 PM - 2:33 PM More About The Value And Limitations Of The Tigris Dual Component Stent For SFA-Pop Lesion Treatment: What Makes It Different
  Presenter(s):Maria Antonella Ruffino, MD, EBIR  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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2:34 PM - 2:39 PM Update On The Value Of The Bullfrog Catheter (From Mercator Medical Systems) To Infuse Dexamethasone Into The Adventitia Of Lesions: Status And Results Of The DANCE Trial And The LIMBO-ATX RCT In Patients With CLTI Due To BTK Lesions
  Presenter(s):George L. Adams, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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2:40 PM - 2:45 PM Update On The Value Of Tack Assisted Balloon Angioplasty (TOBA) (From Intact Vascular): Results Of The TOBA II Study: Do The Tacks Improve PTA Patency In The Femoropopliteal Segment
  Presenter(s):Marianne Brodmann, MD / Christian Wissgott, MD / William A. Gray, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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2:46 PM - 2:52 PM Panel Discussion
MORE ABOUT NEW OR IMPROVED STENTS AND DCBS
2:52 PM - 2:57 PM The Advantages Of The BioMimics 3D Helical Swirling Flow Stent (Veryan Medical): How It Works And Why It Is Better Than Straight Stents
  Presenter(s):Peter Gaines, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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2:58 PM - 3:03 PM Update On The BioMimics 3D Helical Swirling Flow Stent: The MIMICS-2 Trial Results Show It Works Well With Complex Lesions (CTOs, Heavy Calcification And Long Lesions)
  Presenter(s):Timothy M. Sullivan, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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3:04 PM - 3:09 PM Based On 3-Year Results, Supera Interwoven Biomimetic Stents (From Abbott) Are Superior For Treating Lesions In Angulated Arteries And Those In The CFA
  Presenter(s):Rajiv Parakh, MBBS, MS, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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3:10 PM - 3:15 PM Value And Limitations Of The New Smart Flex Stent (From Cordis/Cardinal Health) In Treating Lower Extremity And Iliac Artery Occlusive Lesions
  Presenter(s):Peter C.J. Goverde, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:16 PM - 3:21 PM Progress In Developing A Site Specific Self-Expanding DES For Use In The Crural Arteries: The SAVAL Trial
  Presenter(s):Miguel F. Montero-Baker, MD / 
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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3:22 PM - 3:27 PM Experimental And Preclinical Advantages Of A New DCB (From Abbott): The Surmodics DCB
  Presenter(s):Renu Virmani, MD / Aloke Finn, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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3:28 PM - 3:33 PM 1-Year Results With The New Kanshas DCB (From Terumo): What Makes It Different And Potentially Better
  Presenter(s):Michael K.W. Lichtenberg, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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3:34 PM - 3:40 PM Panel Discussion
3:40 PM - 3:54 PM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 60
 
SESSION 61 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 61: NEW OR IMPROVED DEVICES AND DEVELOPMENTS TO TREAT ENDOLEAKS AND PREVENT MIGRATION: ENDOANCHORS
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Jean M. Panneton, MD / Mark A. Adelman, MD  
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3:54 PM - 3:59 PM 2-Year Results From The ANCHOR Registry Show When Endoanchors (Medtronic) Should Be Used: How They Improve EVAR Results And When They Can Salvage Failed EVARs
  Presenter(s):William D. Jordan Jr., MD / Jean-Paul de Vries, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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4:00 PM - 4:05 PM Which Ugly AAA Necks Can Be Treated By Standard EVAR Devices Plus Endoanchors And Which Cannot: What Are The Failure Modes Of Endoanchors And How To Avoid Them
  Presenter(s):Jean-Paul de Vries, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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4:06 PM - 4:11 PM 2-Year ANCHOR Registry Data Show That Endoanchors Can Prevent Neck Dilatation After EVAR With Self-Expanding Devices
  Presenter(s):Apostolos K. Tassiopoulos, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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4:12 PM - 4:17 PM Tips And Tricks To Use Endoanchors Optimally And Avoid Failures
  Presenter(s):Giovanni Pratesi, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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4:18 PM - 4:23 PM Why Does Cranial Migration Occur With Thoracic Endografts: How Can Endoanchors Prevent It If Used Appropriately
  Presenter(s):Vicente Riambau, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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4:24 PM - 4:29 PM Endoanchors Can Improve The Outcomes Of Difficult TEVARs: What Is The Proof They Really Help And How To Use Them
  Presenter(s):Jean M. Panneton, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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4:30 PM - 4:35 PM How To Use Endoanchors To Treat Type 1 Endoleaks After TEVAR And EVAR
  Presenter(s):Colin D. Bicknell, MD FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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4:36 PM - 4:42 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 61
 
SESSION 62 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 62: NEW OR UPDATED DEVICES OR TECHNIQUES FOR REMOVING IATROGENIC OR DISEASE GENERATED CLOT
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:James F. Benenati, MD / Patrick E. Muck, MD, FACS  
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4:42 PM - 4:47 PM More Effective Techniques Of Thrombolysis With Microbubbles And Ultrasound: Feasibility, Safety And Effectiveness In A Clinical Study (The MUST Trial)
  Presenter(s):Kak Khee Yeung, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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4:48 PM - 4:53 PM Advantages And Limitations Of The Various Pharmaco-Mechanical Thrombectomy Devices: When And Why Is Each Device The Best One To Use
  Presenter(s):Guillermo A. Escobar, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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4:54 PM - 4:59 PM Improved Endovascular Mechanical Vacuum Assisted Indigo Clot Extraction System From Penumbra: When Is It The Treatment Of Choice For Arterial Thrombo-Embolectomy: From The PRISM Trial
  Presenter(s):James F. Benenati, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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5:00 PM - 5:05 PM Vacuum Assisted Thrombectomy With The Penumbra Indigo System For Visceral And Lower Limb Artery Occlusions
  Presenter(s):Michele Rossi, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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5:06 PM - 5:11 PM Single Session Continuous Aspiration Thrombectomy With The Penumbra Indigo System For Occluded Aortic Stent Grafts And Limbs: Technical Tips, Precautions And Results
  Presenter(s):Patrick E. Muck, MD, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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5:12 PM - 5:17 PM Vacuum Assisted Catheter Based Thrombo-Embolectomy For Acute Limb Ischemia (ALI): How Does It Work And Results: From The INDIAN Registry
  Presenter(s):Gianmarco de Donato, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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5:18 PM - 5:23 PM New Techniques In Endovascular Aspiration Thrombectomy: The World Has Changed For Treatment And Rescue Clot Extraction With Penumbra Indigo Suction Devices In Various Vascular Beds
  Presenter(s):Claudio J. Schonholz, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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5:24 PM - 5:29 PM Tips And Tricks For Thrombo-Embolectomy For Clot Removal From All Arteries Using The Indigo System: How To Measure Success
  Presenter(s):Scott L. Stevens, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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5:30 PM - 5:35 PM Simplifying Treatment Of ALI With The Use Of The Indigo Thrombectomy System: When Is Open Surgery Required
  Presenter(s):Mazin Foteh, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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5:36 PM - 5:44 PM Panel Discussion
End of Program I
END OF SESSION 62
 
SESSION 63 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 63: VENOUS CLINICAL EXAMINATION AND HEMODYNAMICS
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7:00 AM - 7:04 AM Introduction To Veins At VEITH
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
7:05 AM - 7:10 AM Classification Of Chronic Venous Disease: CEAP, VCSS And Beyond
  Presenter(s):Marc A. Passman, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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7:11 AM - 7:16 AM Prevalence And Risk Factors For The Chronic Venous Disease – ZEUS Study
  Presenter(s):Tomasz Urbanek, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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7:17 AM - 7:22 AM Venous Flow And Pressure-Modern Concepts
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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7:23 AM - 7:28 AM Physiology Of Venous Return
  Presenter(s):Brajesh K. Lal, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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7:29 AM - 7:34 AM Lower Limb Venous Kinetics And Impact On Venous Drainage
  Presenter(s):Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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7:35 AM - 7:40 AM Summary Of Thermal Ablation RCTs
  Presenter(s):Bo G. Eklof, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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7:41 AM - 7:46 AM Venous Symptoms Consensus (SYM Vein)
  Presenter(s):Armando Mansilha, MD, PhD, FEBVS  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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7:47 AM - 7:52 AM Understanding Effects Of External Positive And Negative Pressure On The Venous System
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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7:53 AM - 7:58 AM Evidence Summary On The Pathophysiology Of Varicose Veins
  Presenter(s):Thomas W. Wakefield, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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7:59 AM - 8:04 AM What Is The Significance Of Venous Signs And Symptoms In Chronic Venous Disease
  Presenter(s):Andrew N. Nicolaides, MS, FRCS  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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8:05 AM - 8:10 AM Quality Of Life Tools Reflect Disease Severity, But They Can Be Improved
  Presenter(s):Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, DSc, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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8:11 AM - 8:16 AM Analysis Of Biofluids From Patients With CVD
  Presenter(s):Sarah Onida, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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8:17 AM - 8:22 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 63
 
SESSION 64 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 64: VENOUS IMAGING TECHNIQUES
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderators:William A. Marston, MD / Kenneth Ouriel, MD, MBA  
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8:23 AM - 8:28 AM Optimization Of Duplex Exam Image
  Presenter(s):Jan M. Sloves, RVT  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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8:29 AM - 8:34 AM Can You Predict Venous Severity Based On Reflux Time
  Presenter(s):William A. Marston, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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8:35 AM - 8:40 AM Identifying Reflux Pathways With Duplex Ultrasound Mapping
  Presenter(s):Neil M. Khilnani, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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8:41 AM - 8:46 AM C1 Feeding Vein Treatment Based On The 18mhz US Diagnostics And Imaging: A Valuable Management Approach When Transillumination Or Virtual Reality Imaging Is Not Sufficient
  Presenter(s):Tomasz Urbanek, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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8:47 AM - 8:52 AM How To Recognize Variants On The Venous Duplex Exam
  Presenter(s):Neil M. Khilnani, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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8:53 AM - 8:58 AM How To Grade Iliac Vein Stenoses
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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8:59 AM - 9:04 AM Aspect Ratio: A New Concept For Grading Venous Stenosis
  Presenter(s):Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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9:05 AM - 9:10 AM The VIDIO Trial Comparing IVUS vs. Multiplanar Venogram For Diagnosing Iliofemoral Vein Obstruction
  Presenter(s):Paul J. Gagne, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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9:11 AM - 9:16 AM What Do The Recent Meta-Analyses Tell Us Of The Effect Of Venoactive Medications On Individual Symptoms In Chronic Venous Disease
  Presenter(s):Andrew N. Nicolaides, MS, FRCS  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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9:17 AM - 9:22 AM Surveillance After Venous Stenting: How And When
  Presenter(s):Kenneth Ouriel, MD, MBA  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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9:23 AM - 9:28 AM MRV And Major Venous Interventions
  Presenter(s):Mark G. Davies, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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9:29 AM - 9:34 AM Thrombus Aging Using MRI
  Presenter(s):Stephen A. Black, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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9:35 AM - 9:40 AM Getting A Look At Inflow With Duplex Ultrasound Prior To Endovascular Reconstruction Of Post-Thrombotic Iliocaval Disease
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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9:41 AM - 9:46 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 64
 
SESSION 65 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 65: SUPERFICIAL VEIN TREATMENT STRATEGIES AND TECHNIQUES
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Peter F. Lawrence, MD / Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh  
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9:47 AM - 9:52 AM Cryo-Laser And Cryo-Sclerotherapy Techniques (CLACS)
  Presenter(s):Kasuo Miyake, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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9:53 AM - 9:58 AM Is It Safe To Do GSV Ablation, Phlebectomy And Cosmetic Sclerotherapy All At Once
  Presenter(s):Gutenberg A. Gurgel, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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9:59 AM - 10:04 AM Step-By-Step: Phlebectomy
  Presenter(s):Paul Pittaluga, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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10:05 AM - 10:10 AM Do You Need To Treat EHIT Or EnHIT 2
  Presenter(s):Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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10:11 AM - 10:16 AM Venous Ulcers – An Algorithm For Treating Deep And Superficial Venous Occlusion And Incompetence – Study Completed
  Presenter(s):Peter F. Lawrence, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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10:17 AM - 10:22 AM Treatment By ASVAL/Saphenous Sparing Technique
  Presenter(s):Paul Pittaluga, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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10:23 AM - 10:28 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 65
 
SESSION 66 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 66: THERMAL AND NON-THERMAL ABLATION
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Edward G. Mackay, MD / Kathleen D. Gibson, MD  
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THERMAL AND NON-THERMAL ABLATION – PART 1
10:29 AM - 10:34 AM Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy: What We Should Know
  Presenter(s):Jean Luc Gerard, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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10:35 AM - 10:40 AM RFA (VenClose): What We Should Know
  Presenter(s):Edward G. Mackay, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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10:41 AM - 10:46 AM RFA (RFiTT): What We Should Know
  Presenter(s):Isaac K. Nyamekye, MD, FRCS  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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10:47 AM - 10:52 AM Secure Trial Update
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Adelman, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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10:53 AM - 10:58 AM Proprietary Polidocanol Microfoam: What We Should Know
  Presenter(s):Edward G. Mackay, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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10:59 AM - 11:04 AM Glue Ablation For Recurrent Truncal Reflux After Thermal Ablation
  Presenter(s):Kursat A. Bozkurt, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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11:05 AM - 11:10 AM Using Cyanoacrylate Without Compression: Short And Midterm Outcome
  Presenter(s):Kathleen D. Gibson, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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11:11 AM - 11:16 AM Contraindications And Limits: Cyanoacrylate
  Presenter(s):Raghu Kolluri, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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11:17 AM - 11:22 AM Contraindications And Limits: MOCA
  Presenter(s):Michel M.P. Reijnen, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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11:23 AM - 11:28 AM Contraindications And Limits: Laser
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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11:29 AM - 11:34 AM Contraindications And Limits: Proprietary Polidocanol Microfoam
  Presenter(s):Kathleen D. Gibson, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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11:35 AM - 11:40 AM Contraindications And Limits: Radiofrequency Ablation
  Presenter(s):Alan M. Dietzek, MD, RPVI, FACS  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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11:41 AM - 11:46 AM Panel Discussion
THERMAL AND NON-THERMAL ABLATION – PART 2
Moderator(s): Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, DSc, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh / Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh  
11:47 AM - 11:52 AM Mechanochemical Ablation: The Five-Year Outcome Of A Prospective Trial On 100 Patients With GSV Incompetence
  Presenter(s):Michel M.P. Reijnen, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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11:53 AM - 11:58 AM Quality Of Life After SeCure PERFect
  Presenter(s):Kathleen D. Gibson, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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11:59 AM - 12:04 PM Comparison Study Of Radiofrequency Procedures
  Presenter(s):Isaac K. Nyamekye, MD, FRCS  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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12:05 PM - 12:10 PM Results Of The EVRA Randomized Clinical Trial
  Presenter(s):Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, DSc, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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12:11 PM - 12:16 PM Commentary: Results Of The EVRA Randomized Clinical Trial
  Presenter(s):Raghu Kolluri, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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12:17 PM - 12:21 PM Panel Discussion
12:22 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – 2nd Floor Promenade
Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 66
 
SESSION 67 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 67: VENOUS SOCIETAL AND GOVERNANCE
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Elna M. Masuda, MD / Marc A. Passman, MD  
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM CMS Policy Update On Nonthermal Ablation
  Presenter(s):Harold J. Welch, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Appropriateness In Venous Care: Challenges And Solutions
  Presenter(s):Elna M. Masuda, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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1:12 PM - 1:17 PM RUC And Revaluation Of Phlebectomy: Why, How, And Outcome
  Presenter(s):Sean P. Roddy, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM What Do You Need To Know About MACRA
  Presenter(s):Kathleen J. Ozsvath, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Is The Vein Center Accreditation Important For MACRA
  Presenter(s):Kathleen J. Ozsvath, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Update On Deep Venous Accreditation
  Presenter(s):Alan M. Dietzek, MD, RPVI, FACS  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM New European College Of Phlebology Guidelines For Truncal Ablation
  Presenter(s):Kursat A. Bozkurt, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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1:42 PM - 1:47 PM From Standard Vein Center To High Tech Venous Endovascular Suite: Moving Towards The Future
  Presenter(s):Kasuo Miyake, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Can VQI Be Used As A Benchmark For Setting Ethical Standards
  Presenter(s):Nicholas H. Osborne, MD, MS  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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1:54 PM - 1:59 PM The Principal Agent Dilemma: A Conflict of Interest In Endovascular Surgery
  Presenter(s):S. Scott Tapper, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Panel Discussion
End of Program J
END OF SESSION 67
 
SESSION 68 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 68: MORE HOT OR LATE BREAKING TOPICS RELATED TO DISEASES OF THE AORTA OR ITS BRANCHES (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Ali F. AbuRahma, MD / Keith D. Calligaro, MD  
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2:25 PM - 2:30 PM DEBATE: Why It Is Time To Abandon 2 Branch F/EVAR For 3 Or 4 Branch F/EVAR
  Presenter(s):Eric L.G. Verhoeven, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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2:30 PM - 2:35 PM DEBATE: Not So: 3 And 4 Branch F/EVARs Should Be Avoided If Possible Because They Result In Higher Complication And Mortality Rates: From The UK GLOBALSTAR Registry
  Presenter(s):S. Rao Vallabhaneni, MD, FRCS  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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2:35 PM - 2:40 PM Causes Of Lower Extremity Neurologic Impairment After F/EVAR: Prevention And Treatment
  Presenter(s):Joseph L. Mills, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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2:40 PM - 2:45 PM How Onyx Can Eliminate Gutter Endoleaks After Parallel Grafts Used In AAA Repairs: When To Fix And Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Ralf R. Kolvenbach, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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2:45 PM - 2:50 PM Surveillance Protocol And Reinterventions After F/B/EVAR
  Presenter(s):Rocco Giudice, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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2:50 PM - 2:55 PM Redo F/EVAR For Failed F/EVAR Due To Aortic Neck Degeneration And Dilatation: Technical Tips And Results
  Presenter(s):Afshin Assadian, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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2:55 PM - 3:00 PM Panel Discussion
3:00 PM - 3:05 PM Value Of Parallel Grafts To Treat Chronic TBADs With Extensive TAAAs: Technical Tips And Results
  Presenter(s):Edward Y. Woo, MD / Tareq Massimi, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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3:05 PM - 3:10 PM Octopus Technique To Treat Urgent Or Ruptured TAAAs With OTS Components: What Is It, Technical Tips And Results
  Presenter(s):Jason T. Lee, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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3:10 PM - 3:15 PM How To Predict Aortic Wall Damage And Rupture In Aortic Disease: The Role Of Turbulence And How To Measure It
  Presenter(s):Erno Remsey-Semmelweis, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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3:15 PM - 3:20 PM Celiac Compression Syndrome: Myth Or Reality: How To Diagnose It And Treat It
  Presenter(s):Michael G. Wyatt, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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3:20 PM - 3:25 PM Median Arcuate Ligament (Or Celiac Compression) Syndrome: Is It Real And What To Do If There Is Intrinsic Celiac Axis Disease
  Presenter(s):John F. Eidt, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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3:25 PM - 3:30 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 68
 
SESSION 69 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 69: MORE HOT OR LATE BREAKING TOPICS RELATED TO DISEASES OF THE LOWER EXTREMITY; OPEN SURGERY OR NEW TECHNIQUES (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Neal S. Cayne, MD / Fred A. Weaver, MD  
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3:30 PM - 3:35 PM DEBATE: All SFA Lesions Can Be Treated Endovascularly: Should They Be: Open Bypass Should Rarely Be Used
  Presenter(s):Maxime M.S. Sibé, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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3:35 PM - 3:40 PM DEBATE: Distal Bypasses Have An Important Role In The Treatment Of CLTI In The Endovascular Era: What Is That Role
  Presenter(s):Ramesh K. Tripathi, MD, FRCS, FRACS  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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3:40 PM - 3:45 PM How To Treat Acute Limb Ischemia (ALI) With Only Duplex Ultrasound Control And No Angiography: Feasibility And Advantages
  Presenter(s):Enrico Ascher, MD / Natalie A. Marks, MD, RPVI, RVT, FSVM  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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3:45 PM - 3:50 PM Unusual Open Surgical Exposures Of Lower Extremity Arteries When Primary Approaches Are Scarred Or Infected: They Facilitate Redo Open Procedures
  Presenter(s):Neal S. Cayne, MD / Enrico Ascher, MD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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3:50 PM - 3:55 PM Impact Of Glucose Control And Its Regimen On Limb Salvage In Patients Undergoing Endo Or Open Interventions For CLTI
  Presenter(s):Adam Beck, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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3:55 PM - 4:00 PM Panel Discussion
4:00 PM - 4:05 PM How The BEST-CLI Trial Has Changed Our CLTI Practice
  Presenter(s):Vincent L. Rowe, MD / Fred A. Weaver, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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4:05 PM - 4:10 PM Optimal Anticoagulation Regimen For Patients Being Treated For ALI
  Presenter(s):Timothy K. Liem, MD, MBA  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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4:10 PM - 4:15 PM Dorsalis Pedis Entrapment: What Is It And What Is Its Clinical Importance
  Presenter(s):Roberto Ferraresi, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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4:15 PM - 4:20 PM How To Use Optimally The Supera Interwoven Vasculomimetic Stent (Abbott): How Important Is It To Achieving Good Outcomes
  Presenter(s):D. Christopher Metzger, MD   
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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4:20 PM - 4:25 PM Why Open Endarterectomy Is Still The Best Treatment For Patients Requiring Invasive Therapy For Common And Deep Femoral Artery Lesions
  Presenter(s):Jean-Baptiste Ricco, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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4:25 PM - 4:30 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 69
 
SESSION 70 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 70: HOT OR UPDATED TOPICS RELATED TO THE AORTA, TAKAYASU’S DISEASE, INFECTIONS AND CAROTID DISEASE (4 ½ MINUTE FAST PACED TALKS)
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Samuel R. Money, MD, MBA / Luis A. Sanchez, MD  
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4:30 PM - 4:35 PM Update On Status And Results Of The LEOPARD RCT Comparing Outcomes Of AFX (From Endologix) EVAR With Distal Anatomic Fixation vs. EVAR With Standard Proximally Fixed Endografts
  Presenter(s):Christopher J. Kwolek, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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VASCULAR GRAFT INFECTION TOPICS
4:35 PM - 4:40 PM Rifampin Soaked Endografts For Treating Prosthetic Graft Infections: When Can They Work And What Associated Techniques Are Important
  Presenter(s):Guillermo A. Escobar, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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4:40 PM - 4:45 PM Value And Limitations Of Cryopreserved Allografts For The Treatment Of Arterial Prosthetic Graft Infections
  Presenter(s):Mark K. Eskandari, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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TAKAYASU’S DISEASE TOPICS
4:45 PM - 4:50 PM When Treating Takayasu’s Disease Lesions, When Are Endovascular Treatments Helpful And When Are Open Surgical Procedures Required: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Samuel R. Money, MD, MBA  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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4:50 PM - 4:55 PM With Takayasu’s Lesions Requiring Invasive Treatment, When Endo, When Open: Tips And Results
  Presenter(s):Byung-Boong Lee, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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4:55 PM - 5:00 PM Panel Discussion
5:00 PM - 5:05 PM Advantages Of And Results With The Terumo Aortic Multibranched Device For Treating Aortic Arch Lesions: From The US Multicenter Feasibility Trial
  Presenter(s):Luis A. Sanchez, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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5:05 PM - 5:10 PM TIAs And Silent Brain Infarction Before CAS Or CEA Are Predictive Of Poorer Long-Term Patient Survival
  Presenter(s):Gianluca Faggioli, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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5:10 PM - 5:15 PM New Risk Stratification System For High Grade Asymptomatic Carotid Stenoses
  Presenter(s):Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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5:15 PM - 5:20 PM Translumbar Puncture With Advanced Imaging To Gain Retrograde Access To Renal Arteries When Prograde Access Fails During FEVAR: How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Stephan Haulon, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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5:20 PM - 5:25 PM RAAAs Should Be Treated In A High Volume Center; The German National Registry Data Shows Why
  Presenter(s):Hans-Henning Eckstein, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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5:25 PM - 5:30 PM Panel Discussion
End of Program K
END OF SESSION 70