SESSION 1 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 1: PROGRESS IN CORONARY ARTERY STENTING, TRANSCATHETER VALVE REPLACEMENT, AND TREATMENT OF ASCENDING AORTIC DISEASE
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Roxana Mehran, MD / Hazim J. Safi, MD / Rodney A. White, MD  
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6:45 AM - 6:50 AM Opening Remarks
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Veith, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
CORONARY STENTS
6:50 AM - 6:55 AM What Is New In Coronary Artery Stenting: Will There Be A Role For Absorbable Stents
  Presenter(s):Martin B. Leon, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
6:56 AM - 7:01 AM What Is New With Treatment Outcomes For Left Main Coronary Artery Disease: Advantages And Limitations Of PCI And CABG: Which Has Better Long-Term Survival
  Presenter(s):Gregg W. Stone, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES
7:02 AM - 7:07 AM Update On The Status Of Transcatheter Mitral And Tricuspid Valve Replacement/Repair
  Presenter(s):Roxana Mehran, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:08 AM - 7:13 AM DEBATE: Update On The Current Status Of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR): A Cardiac Surgeon’s View
  Presenter(s):Ali B. Khoynezhad, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:14 AM - 7:19 AM DEBATE: What Is New With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR): What Are Its Limitations: A Cardiologist’s View
  Presenter(s):Martin B. Leon, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
THE ASCENDING AORTA AND ARCH
7:20 AM - 7:25 AM Novel Tri-Branch Endograft For Repair Of Ascending Aorta And Arch Aneurysms And Dissections: What Makes It Different And Initial Clinical Results
  Presenter(s):Qingsheng Lu, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:26 AM - 7:31 AM Progress In Endovascular Treatment Of Type A Aortic Dissections (TAADs) In 2024: What Is Here And What Is Coming: Experience With Ascending Aortic Endografting Including The Gore Device In The ARISE II Trial
  Presenter(s):Eric E. Roselli, MD / Ali Azizzadeh, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:32 AM - 7:37 AM Current Status Of Endo-Bentall Procedures In Patients: Review Of Early Clinical Experiences: How Can It Be Done Without Left Ventricular Access
  Presenter(s):Stephan Haulon, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:38 AM - 7:43 AM Endovascular Graft Repair Of Ascending Aortic Dissections Including Endo-Bentall Procedures And Physician Modified Double Fenestrated Endografts (PMEGs) With Captiva From Medtronic: When Is It Possible And Results
  Presenter(s):Ludovic Canaud, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:44 AM - 7:50 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 1
 
SESSION 2 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 2: PROGRESS IN THE TREATMENT OF AORTIC ARCH LESIONS AND AORTIC DISSECTIONS
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Ali Azizzadeh, MD / Alan B. Lumsden, MD, FACS / Ali B. Khoynezhad, MD, PhD  
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7:50 AM - 7:55 AM Primary And Redo Open Aortic Arch Repair: When Will They And Will They Not Be Replaced By Endo And Hybrid Techniques
  Presenter(s):Anthony L. Estrera, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:56 AM - 8:01 AM Current Status Of Hybrid Repair Of Aortic Arch And Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms Using ThoraFlex (Hybrid) And Relay Devices For Frozen Elephant Trunk (FET) And TEVAR: Indications And Results
  Presenter(s):Joseph S. Coselli, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:02 AM - 8:07 AM Endovascular Arch Repair With Cook 2 Or 3 Branched Devices For Lesions Involving The Whole Aortic Arch: When Are They Indicated; When Contradicted And Tips For Making Them Work
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:08 AM - 8:13 AM Comparative Late Results With 2-Branched Endograft (Relay – Terumo) And A Single Branched Device (Nexus – Endospan) Versus Debranching For Treatment Of Zone 0 Arch Lesions
  Presenter(s):Toru Kuratani, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:14 AM - 8:19 AM Current Status And Results Of The Terumo Relay Branched Endograft Device For Aortic Arch Lesion Repairs: Unique Features And When Will It Be available In The US
  Presenter(s):Vicente Riambau, MD, PhD / Ciro Ferrer, MD, PhD / Martin Czerny, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:20 AM - 8:25 AM Update On Total And Partial Aortic Arch Lesion Repairs With The Gore TAG Single Branch Endograft: An Off-The-Shelf (OTS) Device For Revascularizing Arch Branches: Experience To Date, Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Michael D. Dake, MD / Himanshu Patel, MD / Joseph E. Bavaria, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:26 AM - 8:31 AM Physician Modified Endografts (PMEGs) For Treating Aortic Arch Lesions: When Are They Superior Options And Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Sukgu Han, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:32 AM - 8:37 AM How Best To Treat Aortic Dissections (Type A Or Type B) Extending Into The Arch, Its Branches Or Ascending Aorta; When Open, When Endo, When Hybrid: More Updated Meta-Analysis Comparison Between Medical, Surgical And Endovascular Treatment In 2024
  Presenter(s):I-Hui Wu, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:38 AM - 8:43 AM How Best To Treat Aortic Arch Lesions: Is There Still Ever An Indication For Chimney Endografting With OTS Devices For Aortic Arch Lesions, And How To Make Them Work Without Gutter Endoleaks: What Are Other Options For Emergent Patients
  Presenter(s):Nicola Mangialardi, MD  
8:44 AM - 8:49 AM Comparison Of Indication And Results For Treatment Of Aortic Arch Lesions With Branched Endografts, Fenestrated Endografts, Parallel Stent Grafts, Hybrid Repairs, Or Open Repairs
  Presenter(s):Chang Shu, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:50 AM - 8:55 AM Techniques For Cerebral Protection During Ascending Aortic Arch Repairs – Endo And Open: The Value Of CO2 Device Flushing
  Presenter(s):Tilo Koelbel, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:56 AM - 9:02 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 2
 
SESSION 3 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 3: PROGRESS IN THE ENDOVASCULAR TREATMENT OF THE ASCENDING AORTA, AORTIC ARCH, AORTIC DISSECTIONS, REPORTING STANDARDS AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS, STABILISE, GUIDELINES AND MORE
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Joseph V. Lombardi, MD, MBA / Michael D. Dake, MD / Christoph A. Nienaber, MD, PhD  
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9:02 AM - 9:07 AM Current Status of The Relay Ascending Aortic Endograft From Terumo: What Makes It Different
  Presenter(s):Adam Beck, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:08 AM - 9:13 AM How And Why The Aortic Arch Is An Unhospitable Location For Endovascular Graft Treatments
  Presenter(s):Piotr M. Kasprzak, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:14 AM - 9:19 AM The SVS-STS Aortic Dissection Reporting Standards And Classification System: What Is It; What Are Its Advantages; How Widely Is It Being Adopted
  Presenter(s):Joseph V. Lombardi, MD, MBA  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:20 AM - 9:25 AM What Is The STABILISE Concept For Treating Acute And Chronic TBADs By Disrupting The Intimal Flap By Overdilating The Distal Bare Stent: Current Results, And When Should It Be The Treatment Of Choice
  Presenter(s):Jean-Marc Alsac, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:26 AM - 9:31 AM New Developments With The STABILISE Technique For Acute And Subacute TBADs: How Is The STABILISE Registry Helping: Technical Tips, And Precautions (First Author Germano C.G. Melissano, MD)
  Presenter(s):Andrea Kahlberg, MD / Germano C.G. Melissano, MD / Roberto L.V. Chiesa, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:32 AM - 9:37 AM Dual Lumen Interventions To Promote False Lumen Thrombosis In Chronic Aortic Dissections: The FLIRT Procedure: What Is It; When Is It Useful; How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Christoph A. Nienaber, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:38 AM - 9:43 AM When Is Open Repair For Post-Dissection TAAAs The Best Treatment Option Especially For Preventing SCI: Will There Be Surgeons Trained To Do It
  Presenter(s):Hazim J. Safi, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:44 AM - 9:49 AM Advances In Endograft Repair Of The Ascending Aorta Without And With Involvement Of The Aortic Valve (Endo-Bentall): What Lesions Are Or Will Be Suitable: World Clinical Experience With Endo-Bentall To Date
  Presenter(s):Ali B. Khoynezhad, MD, PhD / Shahab Toursavadkohi, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:50 AM - 9:55 AM Distal Stent-Graft Induced New Entry Tears (SINEs): Do They Prevent Aortic Remodeling After TBAD Treatment: How To Prevent And Treat Them
  Presenter(s):Chun Che Shih, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:56 AM - 10:01 AM High Risk Features Of TEVAR For TBAD: Did The AHA Guidelines Get Them Right: TEVAR Outcomes For TBAD Are Worse Than For Degenerative Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):James H. Black, III, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:02 AM - 10:07 AM Multicenter International Study Shows That There Is A Role For Endovascular Treatment Of Complex Aortic Diseases From Marfans, Loeys-Dietz And Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes: What Is This Role
  Presenter(s):Anders Wanhainen, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:08 AM - 10:14 AM Panel Discussion
10:14 AM - 10:24 AM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 3
 
SESSION 4 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 4: MORE NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF TBADs, THORACIC AORTIC DISEASE AND THORACOABDOMINAL ANEURYSMS (TAAAs)
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Jean M. Panneton, MD / Michael J. Jacobs, MD / Eric L.G. Verhoeven, MD, PhD  
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10:24 AM - 10:29 AM When Should Hybrid Treatment (Endograft Proximal + Open Distal) Be The Preferred Treatment For TAAA Repair: Advantages And Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Gilbert R. Upchurch, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:30 AM - 10:35 AM New Strategies And Indications For Open TAAA Repair Including Failed EVAR And F/B/EVAR: Technical Tips And Results
  Presenter(s):Andrea Kahlberg, MD / Germano C.G. Melissano, MD / Roberto L.V. Chiesa, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:36 AM - 10:41 AM Open Repair Of TAAAs Following TEVAR Treatment Of TBAD: Technical Tips: Will This Procedure Survive The Endovascular Revolution
  Presenter(s):Michael J. Jacobs, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:42 AM - 10:47 AM Retrograde Inner Branched Devices (From Cook) To Treat Aortic Arch Lesions: Indications, Value, Technical Tips And Initial Experience
  Presenter(s):Marcelo Ferreira, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:48 AM - 10:53 AM Endovascular Treatment Of Ascending Aortic Diseases; What Can Be Done Currently: What Cannot And What Does The Future Hold: From A Systematic Review
  Presenter(s):Santi Trimarchi, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:54 AM - 10:59 AM Update On F/B/EVAR For Degenerative And Post TBAD TAAAs: The Value Of Inner Branched Devices: Value Of The BeBack Catheter (Bentley) To Cross The Dissection Flap And For Other Purposes
  Presenter(s):Eric L.G. Verhoeven, MD, PhD / Athanasios Katsargyris, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:00 AM - 11:05 AM The Present Status Of Endovascular Treatment For Lesions Of The Aortic Arch: What Can Be Done, What Can't Be Done: What Has Changed In The Last Decade
  Presenter(s):Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:06 AM - 11:12 AM Panel Discussion
11:12 AM - 11:17 AM Endovascular Procedures After Open Surgical Type A Aortic Dissection (TAAD) Repair Are Essential For Long-Term Success: Why And What Procedures Are Necessary
  Presenter(s):Götz M. Richter, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:18 AM - 11:23 AM The Anatomical And Hemodynamic Bases Of Obstruction In Branch Arteries And The True Lumen With Aortic Dissections: How They Can Be Treated Before And After Closure Of The Primary Tear: What Is The Value Of Fenestration Or Septotomy
  Presenter(s):David M. Williams, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:24 AM - 11:29 AM Endovascular Thermal Septotomy Of The Dissection Flap With An Electrocautery Activated Guidewire To Treat Chronic TBADs: When And How Does It Work: Complications And When It Should Be Avoided: Technical Tips And How To Avoid Pitfalls
  Presenter(s):Carlos H. Timaran, MD / Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:30 AM - 11:35 AM Update On The Current Status Of A Catheter Aortic Septotomy Device For Treating Aortic Dissections By Cutting The Septum From Below: Yes, There Is A Downside To Other Septotomies That Cut The Septum From Above
  Presenter(s):Ramon Berguer, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:36 AM - 11:41 AM In Situ Fenestration (Septotomy) Versus Multiple Chimneys For Urgent Endovascular Treatment Of Aortic Arch Pathologies: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Ivo Petrov, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:42 AM - 11:47 AM Update On Laser Fenestrated Endografts For Aortic Emergencies: Technical Tips And Long-Term Results
  Presenter(s):Jean M. Panneton, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:48 AM - 11:53 AM The Endopatch: A Promising Solution For Endovascular Repairs For Aortic Dissections: What Is It And How Does It Work: Clinical Experience
  Presenter(s):Wei Guo, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:54 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery, 2nd Floor
Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 4
 
SESSION 5 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 5: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM (AAA) ETIOLOGY, DETECTION, TREATMENT AND EVAR
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Caron B. Rockman, MD / Michel Makaroun, MD / Grace J. Wang, MD, MSCE  
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Unexpected Small Bowel Necrosis When Performing EVAR In Patients With Visceral Artery (SMA) Occlusive Disease: How To Predict It And How To Avoid It
  Presenter(s):Karan Garg, MD / Neal S. Cayne, MD / Carlos H. Timaran, MD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:06 PM - 1:11 PM New Medical Therapies For AAA Disease And An Update On The Metformin Trials For Slowing Aneurysm Growth
  Presenter(s):Ronald L. Dalman, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM DEBATE: The Safe-AAA Study Emphasizes The Importance Of Ongoing Surveillance And Continuing EVAR Device Risk: Some EVAR Endografts Have Been Found To Have More Late Risks Than Others
  Presenter(s):Philip P. Goodney, MD, MS / Eric A. Secemsky, MD, MSc  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:18 PM - 1:23 PM DEBATE: Patient Survival After EVAR Was NOT Improved By Compliance With Surveillance Protocols: The EVAR Surveillance Paradox: From A Systematic Meta-Analysis: What Is The Explanation
  Presenter(s):George A. Antoniou, MD, PhD, MSc, FEBVS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Computer Analysis Of CT Factors Determining AAA Wall Weakness/Strength Of Areas In AAAs Predicts Rupture Risk Independent Of Size And Post EVAR Neck Behavior: The ViTAA System
  Presenter(s):Randy D. Moore, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Value Of Properly Performed Ch/EVAR For Juxtarenal AAAs: Results From A Single Center With The Longest Available Follow-Up Confirm Long-Term Safety And Effectiveness: Technique Is Vital
  Presenter(s):Joost van Herwaarden, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:36 PM - 1:41 PM Panel Discussion
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Update On An Interesting New Endovascular Technology (Nectero – Intra-Sac Drug After AAA Balloon Isolation) To Slow AAA Growth: Updated Clinical Results Of The First-In-Human Trial
  Presenter(s):Andrew Holden, MBChB / Daniel G. Clair, MD / Venkatesh G. Ramaiah, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Short And Long-Term Results For Endovascular Therapy For Infected Aortic Aneurysms At Various Levels: An 18-Year, >163-Case Experience: EVAR Can Work
  Presenter(s):Boonprasit Kritpracha, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:54 PM - 1:59 PM Size Thresholds For Repair Of AAAs Are Wrong On The Low Side: Data From Medicare And The VQI Indicate That Rupture Risk Only Increases With AAAs Over 6-6.9 cm
  Presenter(s):David H. Stone, MD / Sal Scali, MD / Bjoern D. Suckow, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Update On Long-Term Results From The Dream RCT Comparing EVAR With Open Repair For AAAs Suitable For Both: Adverse Neck Anatomy (Short, Wide, Angulated) Was Associated With Increased Reintervention And Mortality Rates Equally After Open And Endo Repairs: Neck Dilatation Only Occurs After Open Repair And In EVARs With Self-Expanding Endografts: How Should This Influence Today’s Treatment
  Presenter(s):Jan D. Blankensteijn, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
2:06 PM - 2:11 PM DEBATE: Mortality 30 Days And 3-5 Years After Endo Repair Of Juxtarenal And Complex AAAs In The UK Compass Trial (Real World) Is Double That Of Open Repairs: Why Is This So And Why Is This Different Than Results From US Single Centers And The ARC Registry
  Presenter(s):S. Rao Vallabhaneni, MD, FRCS / Michael P. Jenkins, MBBS, BSc, MS, FRCS, FEBVS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
2:12 PM - 2:17 PM DEBATE: Mortality Early And 3-5 Years After Endo Repair Of Juxtarenal And Complex AAAs In The US Aortic Research Consortium (ARC) Registry Is Less Than That Reported For Comparable Open Repairs
  Presenter(s):Andres Schanzer, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
2:18 PM - 2:23 PM Why EVAR Should Be Preferred Over Open Repair In Young Patients With Suitable Anatomy: From A Meta-Analysis Of >50,000 Patients
  Presenter(s):George A. Antoniou, MD, PhD, MSc, FEBVS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
2:24 PM - 2:30 PM Panel Discussion
2:30 PM - 2:40 PM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 5
 
SESSION 6 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 6: MORE ABOUT TBADs, AAAs AND EVAR, STANDARD AND COMPLEX: UPDATES ON PHYSICIAN MODIFIED ENDOGRAFTS (PMEGs) AND GUIDELINES
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Maarit Venermo, MD, PhD / Dittmar Boeckler, MD / Qingsheng Lu, MD  
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2:40 PM - 2:45 PM Initial Experience With A Uniquely Designed Device (The Chinese Fabulous Stent) Designed To Treat TBADs: What Makes It Different And How Does It Work
  Presenter(s):Weiguo Fu, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
2:46 PM - 2:51 PM Why The NICE AAA Guidelines Favoring Open Repair Over EVAR Are The Way They Are: Bias Has Played A Role As It Does In Many Things: Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) Can Be Misleading
  Presenter(s):Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
2:52 PM - 2:57 PM Cancer Is Associated With AAAs: It’s A Chicken And Egg Paradox; Which Came First, The Aneurysm Or The Cancer: Is It Related To Diagnostic And Therapeutic Radiation
  Presenter(s):Natzi Sakalihasan, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
2:58 PM - 3:03 PM The Link Between Elevated Cancer Risk And EVARs: Evidence From Biological Studies And A Large Population Based Data Analysis
  Presenter(s):Bijan Modarai, PhD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
3:04 PM - 3:09 PM What Do The New ESVS Guidelines For Elective And Emergent AAA Treatment Add To Vascular Practice In 2024: Big Changes Are Coming
  Presenter(s):Ian Loftus, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
3:10 PM - 3:15 PM The SVS/ESVS/NICE/ACC/AHA Guidelines On AAA: Agreements, Conflicting Recommendations, And Omissions
  Presenter(s):Peter Gloviczki, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
3:16 PM - 3:21 PM Evolving Role For Physician Modified Endografts (PMEGs) For Complex AAA Repair: Why Are Poor Results Underreported And When Are They Justified
  Presenter(s):Javairiah Fatima, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
3:22 PM - 3:27 PM Hospitals Without Investigational Device Exemptions Have Worse Outcomes After PMEGs: These Are Often Unreported
  Presenter(s):Caitlin W. Hicks, MD, MS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
3:28 PM - 3:33 PM PMEGs For Juxta-And Para-Renal Aneurysms Come Out Of The Shadows And Are Now Mainstream: When Should They NOT Be Done
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
3:34 PM - 3:39 PM DEBATE: Population Screening With Ultrasound For Early Detection Of AAA Is Recommended For Women Age >65 Years, With A History Of Smoking Or A Family History Of AAA, And For Women Age >75 Years, With A History Of Smoking If They Are Otherwise In Good Health
  Presenter(s):Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
3:40 PM - 3:45 PM DEBATE: Population Screening With Ultrasound For Early Detection Of AAA Is NOT Recommended For Women Age >65 Years, Even If They Are Former Or Current Smokers Or Have Cardiovascular Disease
  Presenter(s):Janet T. Powell, MD, PhD  
3:46 PM - 3:56 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 6
 
SESSION 7 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 7: MORE NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF THORACIC AORTIC PATHOLOGY
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Mark A. Farber, MD / Manju Kalra, MBBS / Thomas L. Forbes, MD  
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3:56 PM - 4:01 PM Use Of TEVARs For TBAD In Patients With Connective Tissue Disease: When Should They Be Done: How Durable Are They And When Are Open Repairs Better
  Presenter(s):Martin R. Back, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
4:02 PM - 4:07 PM How To Treat Aortic Dissections With Entry Tears In The Aortic Arch: Can They Be Treated Endovascularly: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Santi Trimarchi, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
4:08 PM - 4:13 PM With Aortic Dissections, How Can Pressures In The True And False Lumens Be Measured And How Should They Influence Treatment Decisions
  Presenter(s):David M. Williams, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
4:14 PM - 4:19 PM Chronic False Lumen Expansion In Aortic Dissection Requires Complete Flow And Pressure Exclusion: How To Do It With CT Guided Interventions Including Embolization With Polymer Plugs (From Shape Memory) Or Other Methods
  Presenter(s):Götz M. Richter, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
4:20 PM - 4:25 PM How To Classify Acute Aortic Intramural Hematomas (IMHs): How And When To Treat Them Safely By TEVAR: When And Why Are They So Dangerous
  Presenter(s):Jean M. Panneton, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
4:26 PM - 4:31 PM Causes And Management Of Retrograde Aortic Dissection After TEVAR For TBAD
  Presenter(s):Boonprasit Kritpracha, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
4:32 PM - 4:37 PM A Novel Off-The-Shelf (OTS) Endograft For All Aortic Arch Pathologies: What Makes It Unique And Promising: Early Clinical Results
  Presenter(s):Wayne W. Zhang, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
4:38 PM - 4:43 PM Long-Term (>5 Years) Good Results Of The Medtronic Valiant Captiva Endografts For TEVAR In TBAD Patients: Advantages And Disadvantages
  Presenter(s):Nimesh Desai, MD, PhD / Joseph E. Bavaria, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
4:44 PM - 4:49 PM Motor Evoked Potentials (MEPs) Provide Highly Reliable Information On Spinal Cord Function During Open Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm (TAAA) Repair: Advantages, Requirements And Why It Hasn't Worked For Some Groups
  Presenter(s):Michael J. Jacobs, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
4:50 PM - 4:56 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 7
 
SESSION 8 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 8: MORE NEW DEVELOPMENTS REGARDING TBADs AND TEVAR: NEED FOR AND TIMING OF TEVAR FOR ACUTE UNCOMPLICATED TYPE B AORTIC DISSECTION (uTBADs) (FOR IMPORTANT RELATED TALKS SEE SESSION 8 IN OUR 2023 PROGRAM ON OUR WEBSITE VEITHsymposium.org)
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Jon S. Matsumura, MD / William D. Jordan Jr., MD / Jean M. Panneton, MD  
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4:56 PM - 5:01 PM DEBATE ROUND 2: With Uncomplicated TBADs, The Case For Early TEVAR With Extensive Aortic Coverage In Most Patients: New Data
  Presenter(s):William D. Jordan Jr., MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
5:02 PM - 5:07 PM DEBATE ROUND 2: With Uncomplicated Acute TBADs, The Case For Waiting 2-6 Weeks From Onset For TEVAR And Then Limiting Aortic Coverage: New Data
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
DO WE NEED AN RCT COMPARING TEVAR VERSUS MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR uTBADs
5:08 PM - 5:13 PM Fate Of Medically Managed Acute TBADs: A Plea For Early Repair In Most Patients-Including Those Who Appear Uncomplicated
  Presenter(s):Fabio Verzini, MD, PhD, FEBVS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
5:14 PM - 5:19 PM TEVAR For Acute TBAD Significantly Reduces All-Cause Mortality At 3-Years Compared To Best Medical Management: New Data On Outcomes Of All Dissections In England: We Really Don't Need A Randomized Trial
  Presenter(s):Jonathan R. Boyle, MD, MA (Cantab) FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
5:20 PM - 5:25 PM TEVAR To Treat Uncomplicated Acute/Subacute Type B Aortic Dissections (uTBADs) Must Still Be Justified By An RCT: Is An Appropriate One Possible Or Not
  Presenter(s):Colin D. Bicknell, MD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
5:26 PM - 5:31 PM Scandinavian (SUNDAY) RCT Comparing TEVAR Versus Medical Therapy In uTBAD: Justification, Rationale And Current Status
  Presenter(s):Jacob Budtz-Lilly, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
5:32 PM - 5:37 PM Status Of The Multicenter RCT (IMPROVE-AD) To Evaluate The Value Of TEVAR Versus Medical Therapy In Acute And Subacute uTBADs: Rationale And Recruitment To Date
  Presenter(s):Firas F. Mussa, MD / Panos Kougias, MD, MSc  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
5:38 PM - 5:43 PM Advances In The Endovascular Repair Of Complex Aortic Dissections: Timing Of Interventions, Adjunctive Techniques And Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Rami Tadros, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
5:44 PM - 5:49 PM What Does Endovascular Aortic Repair Do To Cardiac And Coronary Artery Function: Does The Position Of The Graft In The Aorta Make A Difference: Do We Need A Compliant Endograft
  Presenter(s):Rachel E. Clough, PhD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
5:50 PM - 5:55 PM Re-Entry Specific Endovascular Therapy (RESET), i.e. TEVAR Plus Dealing With Re-Entry Tears: It Promotes False Lumen Thrombosis, Aortic Remodeling And Improves Outcomes: How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Jean M. Panneton, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
5:56 PM - 6:02 PM Panel Discussion
End of Program A

END OF SESSION 8
 
SESSION 9 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 9: PROGRESS IN WEARABLE VASCULAR ROBOTICS, LAPAROSCOPY, GUIDANCE SYSTEMS AND SIMULATION
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Barry T. Katzen, MD / Willem Wisselink, MD / Matthew J. Eagleton, MD  
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6:47 AM - 6:50 AM Opening Remarks
  Presenter(s):Enrico Ascher, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
WEARABLE REMOTE VASCULAR MONITORING SYSTEMS
6:50 AM - 6:55 AM Vascular Research And Innovation Priorities In The UK Should Be Applied Everywhere: They Include Wearable Sensors, And Telehealth Systems
  Presenter(s):Celia Riga, MD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
6:56 AM - 7:01 AM Remote Measurement Of Blood Flow In Any Artery Or Graft Using An Implantable Ultrasonic Sensor With Transmission To The Internet (From IntelVasc): How Does It Work, And Experimental Data
  Presenter(s):Jean Bismuth, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
7:02 AM - 7:07 AM Inside Out: Next Generation Technology That Transmits Physical Intelligence And Parameters Continuously From Within The Patient: How Will It Help In Vascular Treatment
  Presenter(s):Barry T. Katzen, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
7:08 AM - 7:13 AM Integrating Robotic Systems Back Into Vascular Surgery: Do Not Abandon Them Yet: We Must Be Involved
  Presenter(s):Alan B. Lumsden, MD, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
7:14 AM - 7:19 AM Robotic And Laparoscopic Vascular Surgery: Where Do They Stand And Why Bother Continuing To Consider Them
  Presenter(s):Willem Wisselink, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
RADIATION REDUCING IMAGING GUIDANCE TECHNIQUES
7:20 AM - 7:25 AM Updated Experience With The Fiberoptic RealShape (FORS From Philips) System: Results From The Completed Multicenter LEARN Registry: What Are Its Limitations And Can FORS Work With Very Complex Anatomy
  Presenter(s):Joost van Herwaarden, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
7:26 AM - 7:31 AM Improved Fiberoptic Based Imaging With The FORS Lumiguide System (Philips): Fiberoptic Sensors Within A Guidewire And A Special 3D Hub Allow Imaging Guidance With Any Catheter: How Does It Work And Experience
  Presenter(s):Carlos H. Timaran, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
7:32 AM - 7:37 AM Update On The 3D Radiation Free Electromagnetic Intraoperative Positioning System (IOPS) From Centerline For Endovascular Guidance: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Matthew J. Eagleton, MD / Francis Caputo, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
7:38 AM - 7:43 AM Cydar Technology And Its AI Modifications Enhance The Accuracy Of Fusion For F/B/EVAR For Complex AAA Treatment: How Does It Work And Reduce Radiation: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Murray L. Shames, MD / Ross Milner, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
7:44 AM - 7:50 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 9
 
SESSION 10 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 10: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN CAROTID DISEASE AND ITS TREATMENT; DIFFERING VIEWS ON TREATMENT OF ASYMPTOMATIC CAROTID STENOSIS (ACS) AND CAROTID SCREENING
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Ali F. AbuRahma, MD / Bruce A. Perler, MD, MBA / Thomas G. Brott, MD  
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7:50 AM - 7:55 AM A Data-Driven Look At Interventions For Carotid Disease: Do They Represent Exuberant Enthusiasm, Financial Opportunity For Industry, Doctors And Institutions, Or A Path To Excessive Risk
  Presenter(s):Colin P. Derdeyn, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
CORONARY DISEASE IN CAROTID STENOSIS (CS) PATIENTS
7:56 AM - 8:01 AM Ten-Year Results Of A Multicenter RCT Showing The Long-Term Benefit In CS Patients Of Pre CEA Coronary Angiography And Treatment In Preventing Late MIs And Death
  Presenter(s):Jean-Baptiste Ricco, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:02 AM - 8:07 AM Asymptomatic Coronary Artery Disease Is Deadly In Patients With Carotid Stenosis (CS) Whether The CS Is Treated Invasively Or Not: An RCT Shows How The Coronary Artery Disease Can Be Quantified And Treated To Reduce Myocardial Infarction And Improve Long-Term Survival
  Presenter(s):Dainis K. Krievins, MD / Christopher K. Zarins, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:08 AM - 8:13 AM Practice Patterns (CAS, CEA, Medical Treatment, TCAR) For Treatment Of CS Are Changing Dramatically From Those In Previous RCTs: Evidence From A Population Based Analysis
  Presenter(s):Christian A. Behrendt, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
VALUE OF CAROTID SCREENING
8:14 AM - 8:19 AM

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The Case Against Screening For ACS (Like Lifeline): Who Profits: It May Lead To Unnecessary And Possibly Harmful Invasive Treatments
  Presenter(s):Anne L. Abbott, MD, PhD, FRACP  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:20 AM - 8:25 AM Screening For ACS: Its Main Value Is In Guiding Lipid Treatment: How Low Should LDL-Cholesterol (LDL-C) Be Pushed And What Will It Do To Carotid Plaques
  Presenter(s):Stavros K. Kakkos, MD, PhD / Andrew N. Nicolaides, MS, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:26 AM - 8:32 AM Panel Discussion
DIFFERING VIEWS ON TREATMENT OF ACS AND REIMBURSEMENT POLICY
8:32 AM - 8:37 AM Plaque Progression In Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis (ACS) Patients On Best Medical Therapy (BMT): Does It Mandate Invasive Therapy Or Continued BMT
  Presenter(s):Gianluca Faggioli, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:38 AM - 8:43 AM

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DEBATE: All ACS Patients Are Best Treated Medically: Invasive Treatment Causes More Harm Than Good And Should Not Have Been Widely Reimbursed By CMS
  Presenter(s):Anne L. Abbott, MD, PhD, FRACP  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:44 AM - 8:49 AM DEBATE: Not So: About 25% Of ACS Patients Can Benefit From CEA Or CAS And Should Be So Treated And Reimbursed Accordingly
  Presenter(s):Bruce A. Perler, MD, MBA  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:50 AM - 8:55 AM DEBATE: Both Views Are Wrong: Severe ACS Has Declined As A Cause Of Ischemic Stroke To <1% Per Year: So Only <5% Of ACS Patients Should Be Treated Invasively And Reimbursed Accordingly: Can Computer Analysis Of Plaque CT Imaging Help
  Presenter(s):Robert W. Chang, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:56 AM - 9:01 AM CMS Expansion Of Reimbursement For CAS For Asymptomatic Disease: An Expensive And Potentially Harmful Decision: How Could CMS Disregard The Evidence, And Why Couldn't They Wait For CREST 2 Results
  Presenter(s):Joseph L. Mills, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:02 AM - 9:07 AM Is Transfemoral CAS Being Overused One Year After CMS Increased Reimbursement For Treating Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis
  Presenter(s):Sean P. Lyden, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:08 AM - 9:14 AM Panel Discussion
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 10
 
SESSION 11 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 11: MORE ABOUT CAROTID DISEASE: UPDATE ON INVASIVE TREATMENT FOR ACUTE STROKES
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Klaus D. Mathias, MD / Allan L. Brook, MD  
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9:28 AM - 9:33 AM A System For Performing TCAR Percutaneously: How Does It Achieve Flow Reversal And How Can It Be Done Safely
  Presenter(s):Wayne W. Zhang, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:34 AM - 9:39 AM Acute Stroke Management: How Can A Vascular Surgeon Lead A Team That Provides Optimal Care And What Are Its Advanced Features
  Presenter(s):Laura Capoccia, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:40 AM - 9:45 AM The Current Status Of Intracranial Stroke Thrombectomy: What’s New With Devices And Indications: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Allan L. Brook, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:46 AM - 9:51 AM With Acute Strokes, What Is New With Endovascular Intracranial Techniques And Indications For Arterial Clot Removal: How Can Improved Imaging, A Dedicated System With Artificial Intelligence (AI) And Intraarterial Thrombolysis With Alteplase (Genentech) Help: The Importance Of Keeping Stroke Patients Flat
  Presenter(s):Adnan H. Siddiqui, MD, PhD / L. Nelson Hopkins, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:52 AM - 9:57 AM Current Optimal Treatment When Carotid Stenosis In The Neck Coexists With Intracranial Disease Or Clot
  Presenter(s):Klaus D. Mathias, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:58 AM - 10:03 AM How Best To Treat An ICA Occlusion With Distal Embolization: Sequence And Timing Of Treatment: Site Of Treatment (OR Versus Angio Suite Versus Hybrid Room): Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Adnan H. Siddiqui, MD, PhD / L. Nelson Hopkins, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
10:04 AM - 10:09 AM With Tandem Carotid Lesions In The Neck And Supra-Aortic Trunks, How Should Acutely Symptomatic Patients Be Managed: What About Asymptomatic Patients With Such Lesions
  Presenter(s):Francesco Speziale, MD / W. Darrin Clouse, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
10:10 AM - 10:15 AM Current Optimal Treatment Of Carotid Artery Dissections: When Anticoagulation And Antiplatelet Drugs; When CAS And When Open Surgery: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Klaus D. Mathias, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
10:16 AM - 10:21 AM How Should Acute Stroke Severity (NIHSS) Influence Timing To Therapeutic Intervention: For TPA Use; For CEA And CAS; For Intracranial Arterial Clot Removal: It Matters To Neurologic Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Hernan A. Bazan, MD, DFSVS, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
10:22 AM - 10:30 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 11
 
SESSION 12 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 12: PROGRESS IN THE TREATMENT OF AORTIC AND AORTOILIAC OCCLUSIVE DISEASE;HYPOGASTRIC REVASCULARIZATION
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Daniel G. Clair, MD / Wayne W. Zhang, MD / Zhong Chen, MD  
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10:30 AM - 10:35 AM The VORTEC Technique For Aortofemoral Bypass: What Is It And How To Do It: Why Is It Especially Valuable For Heavily Calcified And Scarred Aortas
  Presenter(s):Mario L. Lachat, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
10:36 AM - 10:41 AM What Is New In The Treatment Of External Iliac Artery Endofibrosis In Committed Cyclists: Is There A Role For Endovascular Treatment
  Presenter(s):Margaret Tracci, MD, JD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
10:42 AM - 10:47 AM Iliac Endofibrosis In Elite Cyclists: What Are Its Symptoms Despite Normal Pulses: Diagnosis Is Difficult: Diagnostic Workup: Surgical Treatment And Prognosis
  Presenter(s):Jason T. Lee, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
10:48 AM - 10:53 AM DEBATE: How To Treat Chronic Flush Juxtarenal Aortic Occlusions Endovascularly With Safety: Endo Is The Way To Go: How To Do It And What Is The Role Of Lysis
  Presenter(s):David J. Minion, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
10:54 AM - 10:59 AM DEBATE: Not So: Open Or Hybrid Repairs Are Best For Complex Juxtarenal Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Yamume Tshomba, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
11:00 AM - 11:05 AM Value Of Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy (IVL) For Calcified Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease Treatment And For Facilitating Large Bore Access With Narrowed Calcified Iliac Arteries
  Presenter(s):Daniel G. Clair, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
11:06 AM - 11:12 AM Panel Discussion
COVERED ENDOVASCULAR RECONSTRUCTION OF THE AORTIC BIFURCATION (CERAB) PROCEDURE
11:12 AM - 11:17 AM Long-Term Outcomes Of The CERAB Technique In Patients With Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease: Advantages, Limitations, And Stent-Graft Choice: How Can CERAB Be Used To Treat Juxtarenal Occlusions
  Presenter(s):Michel Reijnen, MD, PhD / Peter C.J. Goverde, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
11:18 AM - 11:23 AM The CERAB Technique: From A Niche Procedure To A Better General Solution For Complex AortoIliac Occlusive Disease Based On The Updated Results Of The Physician Initiated Multicenter BeGlory Registry: Technical Tips And Precautions
  Presenter(s):Maria A. Ruffino, MD, EBIR, FCIRSE  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
11:24 AM - 11:29 AM Impact Of Female Gender And Smaller Arteries On Outcomes Of Endovascular Treatment Of Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease: When Is Open Repair Indicated
  Presenter(s):Franco Grego, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
11:30 AM - 11:35 AM Treatment Of Isolated Infrarenal And Pararenal Aortic Stenosis: Why Results Are Worse In Women: When Stents; When Stent-Grafts; When Open Bypasses
  Presenter(s):Sigrid Nikol, MD  
11:36 AM - 11:41 AM Radiation Free CERAB Procedures Are Possible Using FORS Technology (Philips) With Its 3-D Hub: How Is It Done And Technical Tips: Clinical Experience In Over 20 Patients
  Presenter(s):Barend M.E. Mees, MD, PhD, FEBVS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
11:42 AM - 11:47 AM Can Mesh Covered Stents Replace Stent-Grafts For The Treatment Of Complex Iliac Occlusive Lesions: Advantages And Disadvantages
  Presenter(s):Piotr Myrcha, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
11:48 AM - 11:53 AM How Can The VORTEC Technique Be Used To Simplify Hypogastric Revascularization With Open Repair Of Difficult Iliac Aneurysms: How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Zoran Rancic, MD, PhD, EMBA HSG  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
11:54 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery, 2nd Floor
Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 12
 
SESSION 13 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 13: NEW CONCEPTS; MACHINE LEARNING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI); TO DECREASE RADIATION (SEE ALSO SESSIONS 9 AND 90)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Kak Khee Yeung, MD, PhD / Barry T. Katzen, MD  
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Revolutionizing Vascular Surgery: Navigating The AI And Multiomics Frontiers For Precision Care: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Sherif A.H. Sultan, MD, FRCS, EBQS-VASC, PhD, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Why RCTs In Vascular Surgery In The Era Of AI Are Unnecessary, Useless And Possibly Unethical
  Presenter(s):Willem Wisselink, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM What Is The VASCUL-AID Platform Which Uses AI To Predict Cardiovascular Disease Progression In AAA And Lower Extremity Lesion Patients (PAD): Interesting Findings To Date
  Presenter(s):Kak Khee Yeung, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:18 PM - 1:23 PM

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Focus On Radiation Protection During Simulation-Based Training Improves Both Correct Behavior And Procedural Performance: Proven By A Randomized Comparison
  Presenter(s):Lars B. Lonn, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM How Can AI Markedly Reduce Radiation, Contrast Usage And Complications For Complex TAAA Repair With PMEGs
  Presenter(s):Mahmoud B. Malas, MD, MHS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Use Of Virtual Reality 3-D Visualization With A Headset For Preoperative Optimization For Treatment Of Visceral Artery Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Dominique Fabre, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:36 PM - 1:41 PM Benefit Of AI And AAA Volume Measurements After EVAR And F/B/EVAR: How Do They Improve Care
  Presenter(s):Stephan Haulon, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Is Image Fusion Advanced Guidance For Complex And Simple Aortic Procedures Really Worthwhile And Cost Effective: Why Is It A Question And Do We Need A Trial
  Presenter(s):Rachel E. Clough, PhD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Update On Siemens I-Flow: A New Intelligent Technology To Improve The Endo Treatment Of Lower Extremity Occlusive Disease And Predicting Stroke Risk With Carotid Disease; How Does It Work And How Reliable Is It
  Presenter(s):Ravi K. Veeraswamy, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:54 PM - 1:59 PM Update On How An AI Based Prediction Of Rupture Risk Is Better Than Size Based Predictions
  Presenter(s):Jes S. Lindholt, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Remote Endovascular Proctoring And Mentoring Using An Augmented Reality Virtual Platform: How Does It Work And Experience
  Presenter(s):Cherrie Z. Abraham, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:06 PM - 2:12 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 13
 
SESSION 14 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 14: ISSUES IMPORTANT TO VASCULAR SURGERY’S INDEPENDENCE, IDENTITY AND TRAINING; SHOULD WE GET A COVID-19 VACCINATION
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:James C. Stanley, MD / Keith D. Calligaro, MD / Jerry Goldstone, MD, FACS, FRCSEd  
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2:12 PM - 2:17 PM Why Vascular Surgery Needs To Have An Independent Board And What Is The SVS Doing To Pursue This Goal
  Presenter(s):Joseph L. Mills, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:18 PM - 2:23 PM What Is The ABVS Doing To Pursue An Independent Board And Why Hasn't It Done More
  Presenter(s):Timur P. Sarac, MD / Jeffrey H. Hsu, MD / Sean P. Lyden, MD / Alan M. Dietzek, MD, RPVI, DFSVS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:24 PM - 2:29 PM Why An Independent Board Of Vascular Surgery Was So Helpful In France To Patients And To Vascular Surgeons After It Was Created In 1974: What Organizations Resisted It And How Was The Resistance Overcome
  Presenter(s):Jean Pierre Becquemin, MD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:30 PM - 2:35 PM Five Issues Affecting Vascular Surgeons' Bargaining Power: Would An Independent Vascular Board Help
  Presenter(s):Margaret Tracci, MD, JD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:36 PM - 2:41 PM Status Of Cardiology’s Independent Board For Cardiovascular Medicine: What Will Be Its Impact On Vascular Surgery And How Would An Independent Vascular Surgery Board Counteract This
  Presenter(s):Alan M. Dietzek, MD, RPVI, DFSVS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:42 PM - 2:47 PM The SVS Public Marketing Initiative: Why It Will Help Overcome Vascular Surgery’s Clouded Identity: In View Of Cardiology’s Initiative To Obtain An Independent Board, Shouldn’t Vascular Surgery Get One Too
  Presenter(s):Matthew J. Eagleton, MD / Keith D. Calligaro, MD / Joseph L. Mills, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:48 PM - 2:53 PM The Importance Of Mentorship In Vascular Surgery: How Best To Achieve It
  Presenter(s):Malachi Sheahan, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:54 PM - 2:59 PM How To Handle Bad Clinical Outcomes And Other Professional And Personal Adversity: It Really Matters For A Vascular Surgeon/Specialist
  Presenter(s):John F. Eidt, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:00 PM - 3:05 PM Evolution And Current Status Of Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency (0+5) Training: Advantages And Limitations: A View From One Of The First Such Trainees
  Presenter(s):Daniel K. Han, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:06 PM - 3:11 PM Important Developments In Vascular Surgery Training Programs: Changes In Numbers And Quality Of 0+5 And 5+2 Trainees; Why We Need More Qualified Vascular Surgeons And How Are We Going To Get Them
  Presenter(s):Dawn M. Coleman, MD, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:12 PM - 3:17 PM How Safe And Effective Are Current COVID-19 Drugs For Vaccination: When And How Often Should Vascular Surgeons/Specialists Get Them If They Are <50, >50, >65 Or >75
  Presenter(s):Clayton J. Brinster, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:18 PM - 3:24 PM Panel Discussion
3:25 PM - 3:36 PM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 14
 
SESSION 15 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 15: PROGRESS IN THE TREATMENT OF VISCERAL AND RENAL ARTERY DISEASE (FOR IMPORTANT RELATED TALKS SEE SESSION 15 IN OUR 2023 PROGRAM ON OUR WEBSITE VEITHsymposium.org)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Manju Kalra, MBBS / Dawn M. Coleman, MD, FACS / Timur P. Sarac, MD  
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3:36 PM - 3:41 PM Natural History Of Untreated Visceral And Renal Artery Aneurysms (Renal, Splenic, Celiac, Etc.): From Large Series With Mid-To Long-Term Follow Up
  Presenter(s):Caron B. Rockman, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:42 PM - 3:47 PM Multidisciplinary Consensus Statement On The Management Of Pediatric Renovascular Hypertension, Renal Artery Stenosis And Midaortic Syndrome: Optimal Conduits, Techniques And Results
  Presenter(s):Dawn M. Coleman, MD, FACS / James C. Stanley, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:48 PM - 3:53 PM Treatment Of Visceral And Renal Artery Aneurysms: Technical Tips And When To Use Coils, Covered Stents Or Uncovered Stents: How To Maintain Critical Arterial Flow
  Presenter(s):Paulo E. Ocke Reis, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:54 PM - 3:59 PM Why Is Open Repair Always Indicated To Treat Long Complex SMA Occlusions: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Armando Mansilha, MD, PhD, FEBVS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
4:00 PM - 4:05 PM Endovascular Mesenteric Artery Revascularization: Has It Improved Outcomes Of Acute Mesenteric Ischemia: Stents Versus Covered Stents
  Presenter(s):Manju Kalra, MBBS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
4:06 PM - 4:11 PM When Should SMA Endovascular Embolectomy Be The Standard Of Care: How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Loay S. Kabbani, MD, MHSA  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
4:12 PM - 4:17 PM Visceral Artery Aneurysms: When To Treat Invasively, At What Size: When Endo, When Open
  Presenter(s):Rabih A. Chaer, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
4:18 PM - 4:23 PM Open Versus Endovascular Treatment For Visceral Artery Aneurysms And Acute Mesenteric Ischemia: When Is Open Surgery Mandatory
  Presenter(s):Timur P. Sarac, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
4:24 PM - 4:29 PM Gastroduodenal Aneurysms Associated With Celiac Artery Occlusion – Patterns, Treatment (Endo Versus Open); Technical Tips To Maintain Flow Through The Gastroduodenal And Results
  Presenter(s):Keith D. Calligaro, MD / Samy S. Nitecki, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
4:30 PM - 4:36 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 15
 
SESSION 16 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 16: UPDATE ON OPEN VASCULAR SURGICAL PROCEDURES; PROGRESS IN THE TREATMENT OF AORTIC COARCTATIONS (FOR IMPORTANT RELATED TALKS SEE SESSION 16 IN OUR 2023 PROGRAM ON OUR WEBSITE VEITHsymposium.org)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:R. Clement Darling III, MD / James H. Black, III, MD / Peter Gloviczki, MD  
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OPEN VASCULAR SURGERY
4:36 PM - 4:41 PM What Are The Symptoms And What Is Current Open Surgical Treatment For Arterial Nutcracker Syndrome (Compression Of The Duodenum By The SMA)
  Presenter(s):Keith D. Calligaro, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
4:42 PM - 4:47 PM What Is ERAS (Early Recovery After [Open Aortic] Surgery): How To Do It With AAAs And What Are Its Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):W. Anthony Lee, MD  
4:48 PM - 4:53 PM Strategies And Technical Challenges In The Open Treatment Of Large TAAAs In Patients With Connective Tissue Disorders
  Presenter(s):James H. Black, III, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
4:54 PM - 4:59 PM How To Perform All Vascular Operations Through Small Incisions: Technical Tips, Why Is It Advantageous And Results: When Is It Contraindicated
  Presenter(s):Robert M. Proczka, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
5:00 PM - 5:05 PM The Role Of Open AAA Repair In The Era Of F/EVAR And EVAR: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Francis Caputo, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
5:06 PM - 5:11 PM The Right Retroperitoneal Approach For Open AAA Repair: When To Do It, Advantages And Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Ashraf Mansour, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
5:12 PM - 5:17 PM Update On Renal Consequences Of Left Renal Vein Division During Open AAA Repair: It Is Not Always Benign
  Presenter(s):Kimihiro Komori, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
5:18 PM - 5:24 PM Panel Discussion
UPDATE ON COARCTATION TREATMENT
5:24 PM - 5:29 PM Endovascular Repair Of Aortic Coarctation: Balloon Angioplasty Versus Bare Stents Versus Covered Stents And When Is Open Repair Necessary
  Presenter(s):Tilo Koelbel, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
5:30 PM - 5:35 PM Open And Endovascular Treatment Of Aortic Arch Aneurysms Following Aortic Coarctation Repairs - (First Author Germano C.G. Melissano, MD)
  Presenter(s):Andrea Kahlberg, MD / Germano C.G. Melissano, MD / Roberto L.V. Chiesa, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
5:36 PM - 5:41 PM Axillo-Unifemoral And Axillo-Bifemoral Bypasses Have Equal Patency For More Than A Year: Why The Bilateral Procedure Should Only Be Used When Bilateral Ischemia Exists
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey J. Siracuse, MD, MBA, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
5:42 PM - 5:47 PM Technical Tips And Lessons Learned To Make In Situ Vein Bypasses More Effective And Better
  Presenter(s):R. Clement Darling III, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
5:48 PM - 5:53 PM Anterior Lumbar Spine Exposure: Technical Tips And How To Avoid Pitfalls
  Presenter(s):Timothy K. Liem, MD, MBA  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
5:54 PM - 5:59 PM Panel Discussion
End of Program B

END OF SESSION 16
 
SESSION 17 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 17: MANAGEMENT OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM: THE ULTIMATE APPROACH – PART 1
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Michael R. Jaff, DO  
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7:00 AM - 7:05 AM Introduction To The Symposium
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Veith, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
7:05 AM - 7:15 AM Welcome And Introduction
  Presenter(s):Michael R. Jaff, DO  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
7:15 AM - 7:25 AM The Basics Of Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis: What Is The Role Of The History, Exam, Biomarkers
  Presenter(s):Raghu Kolluri, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
7:25 AM - 7:35 AM Echocardiography Is All You Need To Manage Acute Submassive PE
  Presenter(s):David M. Dudzinski, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
7:35 AM - 7:45 AM CTA Is All You Need To Manage Acute Submassive PE
  Presenter(s):Brian B. Ghoshhajra, MD, MBA  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
7:45 AM - 7:55 AM Testing For Cancer And Other Hypercoagulable States In PE: Why, When, And What Tests
  Presenter(s):Aditya Sharma, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
7:55 AM - 8:10 AM Medical Treatment Of PE: When, Why, For How Long, And How Can I Remember
  Presenter(s):Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP, FHM, FSVM  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
8:10 AM - 8:25 AM An Overview Of Clinical Trials For PE: Will Any Of Them Move The Needle?
  Presenter(s):Rachel Rosovsky, MD, MPH  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
8:25 AM - 8:35 AM Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy For PE: Why, When, And At What Dose?
  Presenter(s):Jay Giri, MD, MPH  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
8:35 AM - 8:45 AM Ultrasound-Assisted Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis: Emerging Data To Define Use In PE
  Presenter(s):Assaf Graif, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
8:45 AM - 8:55 AM Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis With The Bashear Catheter: Unique And Differentiated Approach
  Presenter(s):Eric A. Secemsky, MD, MSc  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
8:55 AM - 9:05 AM Percutaneous Mechanical Thrombectomy Without Lytics: The FlowTriever System
  Presenter(s):Mitchell D. Weinberg, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
9:05 AM - 9:15 AM Percutaneous Mechanical Thrombectomy Without Lytics: The Indigo System
  Presenter(s):Robert A. Lookstein, MD, MHCDL, FSIR, FAHA  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
9:15 AM - 9:25 AM Large Bore Aspiration Thrombectomy—Tips, Tricks And Pearls
  Presenter(s):Gary M. Ansel, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderator(s): Michael R. Jaff, DO  
9:25 AM - 9:40 AM Panel Discussion
  Panelist(s): Gary M. Ansel, MD / Brian B. Ghoshhajra, MD, MBA / Jay Giri, MD, MPH / Assaf Graif, MD / Raghu Kolluri, MD / Robert A. Lookstein, MD, MHCDL, FSIR, FAHA / Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP, FHM, FSVM / Rachel Rosovsky, MD, MPH / Eric A. Secemsky, MD, MSc / Aditya Sharma, MD / Mitchell D. Weinberg, MD  
9:40 AM - 10:10 AM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 17
 
SESSION 18 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 18: MANAGEMENT OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM: THE ULTIMATE APPROACH – PART 2
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Michael R. Jaff, DO  
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10:10 AM - 10:20 AM The AngioVac Strategy For The Treatment Of PE
  Presenter(s):Christopher J. Kwolek, MD, MBA  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
10:20 AM - 10:30 AM ECMO-Assisted Pulmonary Embolectomy In Massive PE: Can It Replace Open Surgical Thrombo-Embolectomy
  Presenter(s):Animesh Rathore, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
10:30 AM - 10:40 AM Do Statins Matter In The Treatment Of Patients With PE
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
10:40 AM - 10:55 AM Your Referring Docs Think Heparin Is All They Need To Offer For PE – How To Tell The Intervention Story
  Presenter(s):Patrick Troy, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
10:55 AM - 11:10 AM Pulmonary Denervation: A New Frontier In The Treatment Of Pulmonary Hypertension
  Presenter(s):Mark G. Davies, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
11:10 AM - 11:25 AM Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty For Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Has This Become Mainstream
  Presenter(s):Kenneth Rosenfield, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
11:25 AM - 11:35 AM The Team Approach To PE Management: The National PERT Consortium
  Presenter(s):Rachel Rosovsky, MD, MPH  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderator(s): Michael R. Jaff, DO  
11:35 AM - 12:00 PM Challenging The Experts: Interactive Q&A
  Panelist(s): Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC / Mark G. Davies, MD / Christopher J. Kwolek, MD, MBA / Robert A. Lookstein, MD, MHCDL, FSIR, FAHA / Animesh Rathore, MD / Kenneth Rosenfield, MD / Rachel Rosovsky, MD, MPH / Eric A. Secemsky, MD, MSc / Patrick Troy, MD  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery, 2nd Floor
Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
End of Program C-1
END OF SESSION 18
 
SESSION 19 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 19: HOT NEW TOPICS RELATED TO LOWER EXTREMITY OCCLUSIVE DISEASE AND ITS TREATMENTS - MEDICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY ISSUES
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderators:William D. Jordan Jr., MD / Vincent L. Rowe, MD  
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Personalized Anticoagulation For Lower Extremity Revascularization Using The Distinctive Utilization Of Antiplatelets Protocol To Decrease Thrombosis (Failure) Rates: How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Anahita Dua, MD, MS, MBA  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Why Are Patients Who Undergo Lower Extremity Revascularization At Risk For Major Bleeding: How To Estimate That Risk And What Should Be Done To Decrease It
  Presenter(s):Christian A. Behrendt, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Frailty With CLTI: How Best To Measure It And Can It Improve With Revascularization
  Presenter(s):Mark G. Davies, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
1:18 PM - 1:23 PM How Atherosclerosis In Peripheral Arteries Differs From That In The Coronary Arteries: What Are The Therapeutic Implications
  Presenter(s):Janet T. Powell, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Premature Peripheral Artery Disease: What Factors Predispose To It: How Should Its Treatment Differ: How Does It Influence Treatment Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Olamide Alabi, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Open And Endo Revascularization In Young Patients With PAD: What Works, What Doesn’t, And How Should Treatment Be Modified
  Presenter(s):William P. Robinson, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
1:36 PM - 1:41 PM 'Low-Flow State' Induced Limb Ischemia: What’s The Etiology: Is The Incidence Increasing In The Era Of ECMO, IMPELLA, LVADs And Heart Transplantation: How Should It Be Treated
  Presenter(s):Sateesh C. Babu, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Renal Failure In CLTI Patients Should Not Be A Contraindication To Limb Salvage Attempts
  Presenter(s):Vincent L. Rowe, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
1:48 PM - 2:04 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 19
 
SESSION 20 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 20: MORE HOT NEW TOPICS RELATED TO LOWER EXTREMITY OCCLUSIVE DISEASE AND ITS TREATMENT – EVALUATING ARTERIAL ANATOMY AND TREATMENT OUTCOMES WITH CLTI
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Marianne Brodmann, MD / Caron B. Rockman, MD  
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2:04 PM - 2:09 PM How To Accurately Evaluate Availability And Nonavailability Of Ipsilateral Or Contralateral Great Saphenous Vein For Use For Potential Bypasses In Patients Being Treated For Severe CLTI: How Can One Determine Optimal Treatment
  Presenter(s):Caron B. Rockman, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
2:10 PM - 2:15 PM Value Of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) In Treating BTK Arterial Lesions: How Does It Work And Indications
  Presenter(s):Lee Bouwman, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
2:16 PM - 2:21 PM The Value Of Distal Angiography, Selective And Subselective, In The Treatment Of Lesions Causing CLTI
  Presenter(s):Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
2:22 PM - 2:27 PM

Power Point Presentation with Synched Audio
The Japanese SPINACH Registry Confirms That Open Bypasses Are Superior To Endovascular Treatments In CLTI Patients When Ischemia And Infection Are Advanced
  Presenter(s):Nobuyoshi Azuma, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
2:28 PM - 2:33 PM What Is The Role Of IVUS In Peripheral Arterial Endovascular Procedures: When Is It Better Than Contrast Arteriography And When Can It Replace It
  Presenter(s):Hany M. Zayed, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
2:34 PM - 2:39 PM What Are The Best Ways To Evaluate CLTI Treatment Outcomes: Physiology (ABIs And PVRs), Wound Healing, Anatomy (Angiography Or Ultrasound), MACE Or MALE: Why It Matters
  Presenter(s):Mitchell D. Weinberg, MD / Ido Weinberg, MD, MSc  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
2:40 PM - 2:45 PM How Should We Define Success For CLTI Treatment: What Criteria Are Best: The UK Perspective: Why Is It Different
  Presenter(s):Jonathan R. Boyle, MD, MA (Cantab) FRCS  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
2:46 PM - 2:52 PM Panel Discussion
2:52 PM - 3:00 PM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 20
 
SESSION 21 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 21: HOT NEW TOPICS RELATED TO LOWER EXTREMITY OCCLUSIVE DISEASE AND ITS TREATMENTS
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Neal S. Cayne, MD / Gary M. Ansel, MD  
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3:00 PM - 3:05 PM Technical Tips For Vessel Prep For DCBs Or DESs: It Is Different And Not Simple: How To Do It And How Important Is It
  Presenter(s):Erwin Blessing, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
3:06 PM - 3:11 PM Current Comparative Value Of Paclitaxel Coated DCBs Versus Uncoated Balloons In Below The Knee (BTK) Arteries: The SAMBA Trial Shows That DESs Can Work In This Location
  Presenter(s):Gunnar Tepe, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
3:12 PM - 3:17 PM When Are Polymer Based Paclitaxel Eluting Stents (Eluvia, Boston Scientific) Superior To Other Endo Treatments For Lower Extremity Lesions
  Presenter(s):Yann Gouëffic, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
3:18 PM - 3:23 PM Update On The Advantages Of The Chocolate Wire Constrained Uncoated Balloon (From Medtronic) For Treating Popliteal And BTK Lesions
  Presenter(s):Gunnar Tepe, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
3:24 PM - 3:29 PM Tips For Treating Difficult BTK/BTA Lesions: How To Get A Guidewire Across A Long Calcified Occlusion, Getting A Resistant Balloon To Go Over The Wire And Tips For Retrograde Access
  Presenter(s):Marco G. Manzi, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
3:30 PM - 3:35 PM Propensity Matched Comparison Of Uncoated And Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon Angioplasty For Isolated Popliteal Lesions Excluding Bail-Out Stenting: The DCBs Are Better
  Presenter(s):Fabrizio Fanelli, MD, EBIR / Thomas Zeller, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
3:36 PM - 3:42 PM Panel Discussion
3:42 PM - 3:47 PM Outcomes Following Profunda Revascularization Using Atherectomy And DCB Angioplasty: Technical Tips And Comparison With Open Surgery
  Presenter(s):Giovanni B. Torsello, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
3:48 PM - 3:53 PM First-In-Human Experience With The Efemoral Bioresorbable Scaffold And New Sirolimus DCB (Provision DCB From BD) In FemPop Disease
  Presenter(s):Andrew Holden, MBChB  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
3:54 PM - 3:59 PM Why The Zilver PTX DES (Cook) Is A Durable Effective Treatment For Long FemPop Lesions: Based On Worldwide Trials And Experience
  Presenter(s):Charles J. Bailey, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
4:00 PM - 4:05 PM Non-Aspiration Based Mechanical Thrombo-Embolectomy With The Pounce (From Surmodics) Or Rotarex (From BD) Devices: How Do They Work And How They May Lead To More Concrete Procedural End Points And Improved Value Analysis
  Presenter(s):Gary M. Ansel, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
4:06 PM - 4:11 PM Local Anesthetic Injection Into A Lesion Site Facilitates Angioplasty (PTA) And Stent Placement: How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Andrej Schmidt, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
4:12 PM - 4:17 PM Technical Tips For A Successful BTK Intervention In Patients With CLTI Including How To Perform An Antegrade Femoral Artery Puncture And Pass The Guidewire Easily Into The SFA And Not The Profunda
  Presenter(s):Ali Amin, MD, RVT, FACS, FACC  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
4:18 PM - 4:23 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 21
 
SESSION 22 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 22: MORE HOT NEW TOPICS RELATED TO LOWER EXTREMITY OCCLUSIVE DISEASE, CLTI AND ITS TREATMENTS
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Brian G. DeRubertis, MD / Caitlin W. Hicks, MD, MS  
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4:24 PM - 4:29 PM

Power Point Presentation with Synched Audio
How To Evaluate The Need For Below The Ankle (BTA) Recanalization In CLTI Patients: When Is It Important To Achieve Foot Healing: Technical Tips To Do It And How Durable Is Its Patency
  Presenter(s):Lorenzo Patrone, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
4:30 PM - 4:35 PM Lymphatic Embolization For Postoperative Groin Wound Leaks: How To Do It And How Effective Is It
  Presenter(s):Lindsay Machan, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
4:36 PM - 4:41 PM When Is Endovascular Treatment For CLTI Justified And Better For Patients Classified As “Bypass Preferred” In The Global Vascular Guidelines: What Are The Guidelines Missing
  Presenter(s):Kimihiro Komori, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
4:42 PM - 4:47 PM A Radiologist's View Of Open Bypass vs Endovascular As First Treatment For CLTI: Bypasses Still Have An Important Role
  Presenter(s):Konstantinos Katsanos, MSc, MD, PhD, EBIR  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
4:48 PM - 4:53 PM How To Size Lower Extremity Target Arteries For Endo Treatments Accurately Using Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS): How Does It Help
  Presenter(s):Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
4:54 PM - 4:59 PM Do Diabetic Patients With CLTI And Extensive Foot Necrosis Have Time For An Endovascular First Strategy: Primary Open Bypass Is Better Treatment In This Setting
  Presenter(s):Katariina M. Noronen, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
5:00 PM - 5:05 PM Does Intravascular Lithotripsy (IVL) (Shockwave) Eliminate The Need For Other Vessel Prep
  Presenter(s):Lawrence A. Garcia, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
5:06 PM - 5:11 PM Panel Discussion
5:12 PM - 5:17 PM Experience With >1500 Retrograde Recanalization For Chronic Total Occlusions (CTOs); What Predicts Technical Success And What Predicts Periprocedural Complications: Are Re-Entry Devices Ever Helpful
  Presenter(s):Erwin Blessing, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
5:18 PM - 5:23 PM

Power Point Presentation with Synched Audio
Guillotine TMA After Arterial Revascularization: When And Why Is It Helpful With CLTI And How Should It Be Done
  Presenter(s):Miguel F. Montero-Baker, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
5:24 PM - 5:29 PM Value Of Redo Tibial Bypasses: Technical Tips For Facilitating - Some Old And Some New Tricks
  Presenter(s):Ramesh K. Tripathi, MD, FRCS, FRACS  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
5:30 PM - 5:35 PM A New Technology (From AOTI) Combining Local Oxygen Therapy With Cycled Compression And Humidification Enhances Healing Of Diabetic Wounds And Ischemic Ulcers After Revascularization
  Presenter(s):Anil P. Hingorani, MD / Enrico Ascher, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
5:36 PM - 5:41 PM When Lower Extremity Interventions Are Required In Patients With Prior EVAR Or Kissing Iliac Stents, How Can Contralateral Femoral Access Be Used: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Dipankar Mukherjee, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
5:42 PM - 5:47 PM Alternate Anatomic Approaches To Lower Extremity Arteries When Standard Approaches Are Prevented By Scarring Or Infection
  Presenter(s):Neal S. Cayne, MD / Enrico Ascher, MD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
5:48 PM - 5:53 PM Effects Of Atherectomy On Immediate Luminal Gain In Patients With In-Stent Restenosis/Thrombosis: Which Atherectomy Device Is Best
  Presenter(s):Joseph J. Ricotta II, MD, MS, DFSVS, FACS  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
5:54 PM - 5:59 PM How To Do Bypass Surgery To Heavily Non-Compressible Calcified Target Arteries
  Presenter(s):Enrico Ascher, MD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
Location: Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
5:59 PM - 6:00 PM End of Program C-2

(No formal Panel Discussion will be held. Comments and Questions should be addressed to the Speakers on an individual basis later in the meeting.)

END OF SESSION 22