SESSION 1 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 1: ENDOVENOUS TREATMENT OF VARICOSE VEINS AND OTHER VENOUS TOPICS - PART 1
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8:00 AM - 8:06 AM Welcome: Endovascular Tour Of C1 - C6 Venous Disease
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, RVT, FACS  
8:07 AM - 8:12 AM Anatomy And Nomenclature Of The Venous System
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Adelman, MD  
8:13 AM - 8:18 AM Venous Mapping And Reflux Study
  Presenter(s):Thomas W. Wakefield, MD  
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8:19 AM - 8:24 AM Proper Clinical Evaluation
  Presenter(s):Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD  
8:25 AM - 8:30 AM Epidemiology Of Chronic Venous Disease
  Presenter(s):Peter Gloviczki, MD  
8:31 AM - 8:36 AM How To Use CEAP And VCSS In Clinical Practice
  Presenter(s):Robert B. McLafferty, MD  
8:37 AM - 8:42 AM Step-By-Step Endovenous Thermal Ablation Of The GSV
  Presenter(s):Edward G. Mackay, MD  
8:43 AM - 8:48 AM Step-By-Step Endovenous Thermal Ablation Of The SSV
  Presenter(s):Julianne Stoughton, MD, FACS  
8:49 AM - 8:54 AM Step-By-Step: Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  Presenter(s):Sylvain Chastanet, MD  
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Should We Treat Truncal Reflux And Varicose Veins All In One Session
  Presenter(s):Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh  
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9:01 AM - 9:06 AM The Affordable Care Act Will Replace Volume-Based Medicine With A Value-Based System: How Will This Affect Chronic Venous Disease
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Meissner, MD  
9:07 AM - 9:12 AM DEBATE: C2 Venous Disease Is Stable, Should Not Be A Covered Insurance Benefit
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, RVT, FACS  
9:13 AM - 9:18 AM DEBATE: C2 Venous Disease Is Progressive, Should Be A Covered Insurance Benefit
  Presenter(s):Cees H.A. Wittens, MD, PhD  
9:19 AM - 9:24 AM Review Of Randomized Controlled Trials Comparing Endovenous Thermal And Chemical Ablation
  Presenter(s):Bo G. Eklof, MD, PhD  
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9:25 AM - 9:30 AM Does Multiple Axial Vein Incompetence Increase The Clinical Severity Of Venous Disease
  Presenter(s):Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, FACS, FACPh  
9:31 AM - 9:36 AM Venous Disease Pathophysiology: What We Know And What We Do Not Know
  Presenter(s):Peter J. Pappas, MD  
9:37 AM - 9:42 AM What Is New In DVT Treatment
  Presenter(s):John Blebea, MD, MBA  
9:43 AM - 9:48 AM Venous Ulcers: Contemporary Management
  Presenter(s):Joseph A. Caprini, MD  
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9:49 AM - 9:54 AM Saphenous Reflux Correction Does Not Aid Ulcer Healing . . . Really: Is The ESCHAR Trial Bogus
  Presenter(s):William A. Marston, MD  
9:55 AM - 10:00 AM DEBATE: Preemptive Strike On Perforators Reduces Recurrences
  Presenter(s):Mark S. Whiteley, MS, FRCS  
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10:01 AM - 10:06 AM DEBATE: Preemptive Strike On Perforators Does Not Reduce Recurrences
  Presenter(s):Thomas F. O'Donnell, Jr., MD  
10:07 AM - 10:12 AM Perforator Ablation For CEAP 5/6: UCLA Experience
  Presenter(s):Peter F. Lawrence, MD  
10:13 AM - 10:18 AM Hurt Locker: Complications Of Foam And Liquid Sclerotherapy
  Presenter(s):Edward G. Mackay, MD  
10:19 AM - 10:24 AM Hurt Locker: Steps To Avoid Endothermal Heat Induced Thrombosis
  Presenter(s):Mikel Sadek, MD  
10:25 AM - 10:30 AM Hurt Locker: Steps To Avoid Saphenous And Sural Nerve Paresthesia
  Presenter(s):Jean Luc Gerard, MD  
10:31 AM - 10:36 AM Improving Sensitivity And Splecificity For Imaging Iliac Vein Compression With MR Or CT
  Presenter(s):Barry Stein, MD, FSIR, FACR  
10:37 AM - 10:42 AM Step-By-Step Diagnostic Evaluation For Patients With Suspected May-Thurner Syndrome
  Presenter(s):Brian G. DeRubertis, MD  
10:43 AM - 10:48 AM Are The NICE 2013 UK Guidelines On The Management Of Venous Disease The Same As The SVS/AVF
  Presenter(s):Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh  
10:49 AM - 10:54 AM Optimal C1 Venous Disease Treatment: My Pearls
  Presenter(s):Julianne Stoughton, MD, FACS  
10:55 AM - 11:00 AM Does Saphenous Ablation Ever Help C3 Patients Who Do Not Have Varicose Veins
  Presenter(s):Edward G. Mackay, MD  
11:01 AM - 11:06 AM Potential Advantages Of A New Patient Based Quality Of Life Measure (VVsymQ): Is It A Practical Metric To Aid In Payor Approval
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Adelman, MD  
11:07 AM - 11:12 AM RF Segmental Ablation: 5-Year Data
  Presenter(s):Alan M. Dietzek, MD, RPVI, FACS  
11:13 AM - 11:18 AM Mechanochemical Ablation: 17K Cases
  Presenter(s):Steve Elias, MD  
11:19 AM - 11:24 AM Vein Diameter Is A Poor Determinate By Which To Ration Varicose Vein Treatment
  Presenter(s):Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh  
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11:25 AM - 11:30 AM The Incidence Of Contralateral Iliac Venous Thrombosis After Stenting Across The Iliocaval Confluence
  Presenter(s):David L. Gillespie, MD  
11:31 AM - 11:36 AM Endovascular Treatment Of Venous CTO Above The Inguinal Ligament
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, RVT, FACS  
11:37 AM - 11:42 AM Endovascular Treatment Of Venous CTO Below The Inguinal Ligament
  Presenter(s):Mark J. Garcia, MD  
11:43 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
  Panelist(s): Mark A. Adelman, MD / Jose I. Almeida, MD, RVT, FACS / Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh / Mark J. Garcia, MD / Peter Gloviczki, MD / Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, FACS, FACPh / Peter F. Lawrence, MD / Thomas F. O'Donnell, Jr., MD / Mark S. Whiteley, MS, FRCS  
12:00 PM - 12:55 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 1
 
SESSION 2 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 2: ENDOVENOUS TREATMENT OF VARICOSE VEINS AND OTHER VENOUS TOPICS – PART 2
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12:55 PM - 1:00 PM A Novel Approach To Closing The Great Saphenous Vein: V-Block Trial
  Presenter(s):Ralf R. Kolvenbach, MD  
1:01 PM - 1:06 PM Best Current Device For Ablation Of Saphenous Veins And Why
  Presenter(s):Peter F. Lawrence, MD  
1:07 PM - 1:12 PM TAHOE I And II: Immediate Outcomes With A Biodegradable Implant For Refluxing GSV
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, RVT, FACS  
1:13 PM - 1:18 PM Pros And Cons Of Stenting For May-Thurner Syndrome: Do We Need A RCT
  Presenter(s):Cees H.A. Wittens, MD, PhD  
1:19 PM - 1:24 PM Association Of Deep Vein Reflux And Obstruction In PTS: Which Is The Culprit
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
1:25 PM - 1:30 PM Deep Venous Valvular Reconstruction: Indications, How And Results
  Presenter(s):Michael C. Dalsing, MD  
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1:31 PM - 1:36 PM The Brooklyn Venous Stent Experience: Similar Or Different Than Mississippi
  Presenter(s):Enrico Ascher, MD  
1:37 PM - 1:42 PM Economics Of IVUS/Iliac Stent For Office-Based Endovascular Interventions
  Presenter(s):Paul J. Gagne, MD  
1:43 PM - 1:48 PM What’s On The Horizon In Venous Thrombosis Research
  Presenter(s):Peter Henke, MD  
1:49 PM - 1:54 PM New Drugs: Ready For Primetime DVT Prophylaxis Treatment
  Presenter(s):Joseph A. Caprini, MD  
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1:55 PM - 2:00 PM D-Dimer And/Or Duplex Findings To Manage DVT
  Presenter(s):Timothy K. Liem, MD  
2:01 PM - 2:06 PM Update: Accreditation Of Vein Centers-IAC Vein Center
  Presenter(s):Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, FACS, FACPh  
2:07 PM - 2:12 PM Lymphedema: When Manual Lymphatic Drainage Is Not Enough . . .
  Presenter(s):Peter Gloviczki, MD  
2:13 PM - 2:18 PM How To Differentiate Venous Ulcers From Others
  Presenter(s):Raghu Kolluri, MD  
2:19 PM - 2:24 PM Detecting Iliac, IVC, Ovarian Vessels By Duplex
  Presenter(s):Mark S. Whiteley, MS, FRCS  
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2:25 PM - 2:30 PM DEBATE: Preemptive Strike On Incompetent Ovarian Veins Does Not Reduce Recurrences
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Meissner, MD  
2:31 PM - 2:36 PM DEBATE: Preemptive Strike On Incompetent Ovarian Veins Reduces Recurrences
  Presenter(s):Mark S. Whiteley, MS, FRCS  
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2:37 PM - 2:42 PM Novel Embolization Device: 10 Cases Of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Secondary To Ovarian Vein Incompetence
  Presenter(s):Dennis J. Griffin, MD  
2:43 PM - 2:48 PM Nutcracker Syndrome: Laparotomy Or Stent
  Presenter(s):Marc A. Passman, MD  
2:49 PM - 2:54 PM Acute Saphenous Vein Thrombosis: Anticoagulate, Strip Or Burn
  Presenter(s):Joseph D. Raffetto, MD  
2:55 PM - 3:00 PM Transition Of AVF Registry To The SVS-VQI
  Presenter(s):Brajesh K. Lal, MD  
END OF SESSION 2
 
SESSION 3 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 3: ENDOVENOUS TREATMENT OF VARICOSE VEINS - PART 3
CASE PRESENTATIONS, LITERATURE REVIEW, QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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3:00 PM - 3:20 PM 10 Years Of ASVAL: Lessons Learned
  Presenter(s):Paul Pittaluga, MD  
3:20 PM - 3:40 PM Complex Superficial Venous Disease
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, RVT, FACS  
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM Infrapopliteal Deep Vein Thrombosis
  Presenter(s):Joann Lohr, MD  
4:00 PM - 4:20 PM Endothermal Heat Induced Thrombosis
  Presenter(s):Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, FACS, FACPh  
4:20 PM - 4:40 PM Pelvic Congestion/Varicose Veins
  Presenter(s):Melvin Rosenblatt, MD  
4:40 PM - 5:00 PM Central Venous Obstruction And Concomitant Superficial Venous Reflux
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM Adjourn
END OF SESSION 3
 
SESSION 4 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 4: TOPICS OF INTEREST TO ALL
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7:50 AM - 7:59 AM Introduction
  Presenter(s):Larry A. Scher, MD / Thomas M. Vesely, MD  
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM Individualizing Vascular Access Care: Myth Or Reality?
  Presenter(s):Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD  
8:11 AM - 8:21 AM Coordination Of Vascular Access Care
  Presenter(s):William D. Paulson, MD  
8:22 AM - 8:32 AM Reevaluation Of The Fistula First Breakthrough Initiative
  Presenter(s):David L. Cull, MD, FACS  
8:33 AM - 8:43 AM Cumulative Patency Of Fistulas vs. Grafts: 2000 – 2010
  Presenter(s):Charmaine Lok, MD  
8:44 AM - 8:54 AM Bioengineered Vascular Access Grafts: Ready For Prime Time?
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey H. Lawson, MD, PhD  
8:55 AM - 9:05 AM Buttonhole Cannulation: 10 Years’ Experience North Of The 49th Parallel
  Presenter(s):Sandra M. Donnelly, MDCM, MSc, FRCP(C)   
9:06 AM - 9:16 AM In Vitro Performance Of Long-Term Hemodialysis Catheters
  Presenter(s):Thomas M. Vesely, MD  
9:17 AM - 9:27 AM Algorithm To Minimize Use Of Hemodialysis Catheters
  Presenter(s):Eric Chemla, MD  
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9:28 AM - 9:50 AM Panel Discussion
9:50 AM - 10:10 AM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 4
 
SESSION 5 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 5: PERCUTANEOUS MANAGEMENT OF FISTULAS AND GRAFTS
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10:10 AM - 10:20 AM Simplifying Difficult Access Management Decisions
  Presenter(s):Jacob Cynamon, MD  
10:21 AM - 10:31 AM Transradial Access
  Presenter(s):John H. Rundback, MD, FSIR, FAHA  
10:32 AM - 10:42 AM Mechanical Thrombectomy Of Hemodialysis Fistulas And Grafts: Results Of The PEARL Registry
  Presenter(s):Eugene J. Simoni, MD  
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10:43 AM - 10:53 AM Results Of RENOVA Trial
  Presenter(s):Theodore F. Saad, MD  
10:54 AM - 11:04 AM Endovascular Ligation Of Venous Side Branches In Non-Maturing Fistulas
  Presenter(s):Jerry Matteo, MD  
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11:05 AM - 11:15 AM Overlapping Stents
  Presenter(s):Micah R. Chan, MD, MPH  
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11:16 AM - 11:26 AM Percutaneous Creation Of Autogenous Fistula
  Presenter(s):William E. Cohn, MD  
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11:27 AM - 11:45 AM Panel Discussion
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 5
 
SESSION 6 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 6: VASCULAR STUDIES FOR DIALYSIS VASCULAR ACCESS
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12:30 PM - 12:40 PM Ultrasound Vein Mapping: AIUM Guidelines
  Presenter(s):Michelle L. Robbin, MD  
12:41 PM - 12:51 PM Ultrasound Venous Mapping vs. Upper Extremity Venography
  Presenter(s):Arif Asif, MD  
12:52 PM - 1:02 PM Longitudinal Ultrasound Assessment Of Fistula Maturation
  Presenter(s):Sandra M. Donnelly, MDCM, MSc, FRCP(C)   
1:03 PM - 1:13 PM Measurement Of Intra-Access Pressure
  Presenter(s):Dirk M. Hentschel, MD  
1:14 PM - 1:24 PM Arterial Inflow Stenosis
  Presenter(s):Steven Wu, MD  
1:25 PM - 1:35 PM Influence Of Arterial Elasticity On Fistula Maturation
  Presenter(s):William D. Paulson, MD  
1:36 PM - 1:46 PM Recombinant Human Elastase To Promote Hemodialysis Access Patency
  Presenter(s):Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD  
1:47 PM - 2:00 PM Panel Discussion
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 6
 
SESSION 7 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 7: SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF FISTULAS AND GRAFTS
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2:20 PM - 2:30 PM Early Cannulation Graft: Results Of Acuseal Clinical Trial
  Presenter(s):Marc H. Glickman, MD  
2:31 PM - 2:41 PM Heparin Bonded Grafts For Hemodialysis Access
  Presenter(s):David Shemesh, MD, RVT  
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2:42 PM - 2:52 PM Removal Of Non-Functional Grafts To Reduce Systemic Inflammation
  Presenter(s):Haimanot (Monnie) Wasse, MD, MPH, FASN  
2:53 PM - 3:03 PM 18-Year Experience With The DRIL Procedure
  Presenter(s):Steven G. Katz, MD  
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3:04 PM - 3:14 PM Surgical Reconstruction Of Cephalic Arch
  Presenter(s):Karl A. Illig, MD  
3:15 PM - 3:25 PM Surgical Salvage Of Thrombosed Fistulas
  Presenter(s):David L. Cull, MD, FACS  
3:26 PM - 3:36 PM Experience With The HeRO Device: Mistakes Made, Lessons Learned
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey H. Lawson, MD, PhD  
3:37 PM - 3:45 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 7
 
SESSION 8 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 8: CLINICAL PRACTICE IN OUTPATIENT FACILITIES
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3:45 PM - 3:55 PM How To Assess Dialysis Access Maturation In <5 Minutes In The Office
  Presenter(s):Dennis F. Bandyk, MD  
3:56 PM - 4:06 PM Conscious Sedation In The Outpatient Setting
  Presenter(s):Aris Q. Urbanes, MD  
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4:07 PM - 4:17 PM Management Of Blood Pressure In The Outpatient Setting
  Presenter(s):Arif Asif, MD  
4:18 PM - 4:28 PM Cardiopulmonary Arrest During Interventional Procedures
  Presenter(s):John F. Angle, MD  
4:29 PM - 4:39 PM Infection Control In Outpatient Setting
  Presenter(s):Kevin Graham, CHDN, CASC, FACMPE  
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4:40 PM - 5:00 PM Panel Discussion
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM Adjourn
END OF SESSION 8
 
SESSION 9 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 9: CLASSIFICATION AND IMAGING OF VASCULAR ANOMALIES
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6:55 AM - 7:00 AM Introduction
  Presenter(s):Krassi Ivancev, MD, PhD  
7:00 AM - 7:10 AM Current Classification And Nomenclature Of Vascular Malformations
  Presenter(s):Ziv J. Haskal, MD, FACR, FAHA, FSIR  
7:10 AM - 7:20 AM Venous Embryology: Key To Understanding Truncular Venous Malformations
  Presenter(s):Byung-Boong Lee, MD  
7:20 AM - 7:30 AM The Hamburg Classification For Vascular Malformations
  Presenter(s):Iris Baumgartner, MD  
7:30 AM - 7:40 AM The International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA) Classification System For Vascular Malformations And Vascular Tumors: A Cellular Based System
  Presenter(s):Patricia E. Burrows, MD  
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7:40 AM - 7:50 AM Vascular Tumors Confused With Vascular Malformations: Defining Pediatric Hemangioma, RICH, NICH, Kaposiform-Hemangioendothelioma (KPH) Of The Trunk With The Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome, And KPH Of The Liver With CHF In The Neonate
  Presenter(s):Francine Blei, MD  
7:50 AM - 8:00 AM New Imaging Modalities Essential For Accurate Diagnosis Of Low-Flow And High-Flow Vascular Malformations
  Presenter(s):Cynthia K. Shortell, MD  
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8:00 AM - 8:10 AM Classification Of AVMs: The Houdart Classification, The Do Classification, And The Yakes Classification
  Presenter(s):Wayne F. Yakes, MD  
8:10 AM - 8:15 AM DEBATE: Why The Hamburg Classification Should Only Be Used
  Presenter(s):Byung-Boong Lee, MD  
8:15 AM - 8:20 AM DEBATE: Why The ISSVA Classification Should Only Be Used
  Presenter(s):Patricia E. Burrows, MD  
END OF SESSION 9
 
SESSION 10 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 10: EMBOLIC AGENTS UTILIZED IN ENDOVASCULAR VASCULAR MALFORMATION
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8:20 AM - 8:30 AM Tips And Tricks For Using Liquid Embolic Agents For AVMs
  Presenter(s):Ziv J. Haskal, MD, FACR, FAHA, FSIR  
8:30 AM - 8:40 AM Current Embolic Agents de Jour To Treat Venous And Lymphatic Malformations
  Presenter(s):Patricia E. Burrows, MD  
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8:40 AM - 8:50 AM ONYX AVM Embolotherapy: The Histologic Tissue Changes, Tissue Inflammatory Response, And Fluoroscopy Issues With Its Use
  Presenter(s):Mollie Meek, MD  
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Tips And Tricks Using ONYX To Minimize Complications And Procedure Times
  Presenter(s):Furuzan Numan, MD  
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Sclerogel: A New Ethanol-Based Embolic Agent To Treat Low—Flow Vascular Malformations
  Presenter(s):Iris Baumgartner, MD  
9:10 AM - 9:20 AM Ethanol: The Gold Standard For Embolization Of Extra-Truncular Vascular Malformations
  Presenter(s):Iris Baumgartner, MD  
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM Current Use Of Ethanol And Coils To Treat High-Flow Vascular Malformations
  Presenter(s):Krassi Ivancev, MD, PhD  
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 10
 
SESSION 11 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 11: MANAGEMENT OF HEAD AND NECK VASCULAR ANOMALIES
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10:00 AM - 10:05 AM DEBATE: Polymerizing Embolic Agents Are The Best To Treat AVMs
  Presenter(s):Robert J. Rosen, MD  
10:05 AM - 10:10 AM DEBATE: Ethanol Is The Best Embolic Agent To Treat AVMs
  Presenter(s):Wayne F. Yakes, MD  
10:10 AM - 10:20 AM Role Of The Beta Blockers And Combined Therapies To Treat Pediatric Hemangioma
  Presenter(s):Francine Blei, MD  
10:20 AM - 10:30 AM Treatment Of Head And Neck Pediatric Hemangioma In Children: UAMS Experience
  Presenter(s):Gresham T. Richter, MD  
10:30 AM - 10:40 AM Dangerous Arterial Connections In The Head And Neck: Avoiding Neurological Complications And The Judicious Use Of Embolic Agents
  Presenter(s):Guilherme Dabus, MD  
10:40 AM - 10:50 AM Surgical Options In The Management Of Head And Neck Low-Flow Vascular Malformations
  Presenter(s):Milton Waner, MD  
10:50 AM - 11:00 AM Liquid Embolic Agents In The Treatment Of Cranio-Facial AVMs And AVF: Techniques And Results
  Presenter(s):Guilherme Dabus, MD  
11:00 AM - 11:10 AM Neucrylate AVM And Neucrylate AN: New Head And Neck AVM And Aneurysm Polymerizing Embolic Agents
  Presenter(s):R. Sean Pakbaz, MD  
11:10 AM - 11:20 AM Treatment Of Pediatric Head And Neck Vascular Malformations: UAMS Experience
  Presenter(s):Gresham T. Richter, MD  
11:20 AM - 11:30 AM Ethanol Endovascular Curative Repair Of Tongue, Pharyngeal, Facial, And Scalp Low-Flow Vascular Malformations
  Presenter(s):Wayne F. Yakes, MD  
11:30 AM - 11:40 AM Surgical Options In The Management Of High-Flow Vascular Malformations
  Presenter(s):Milton Waner, MD  
11:40 AM - 11:50 AM Endovascular Management Strategies Of Difficult Auricular And Facial AVMs In Sensitive Neurological Areas: The Colorado Vascular Malformation Experience
  Presenter(s):Wayne F. Yakes, MD  
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM Endovascular Bailout Of A Mismanaged And Tragic Facial Infiltrative AVM
  Presenter(s):Krassi Ivancev, MD, PhD  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 11
 
SESSION 12 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 12: UPPER AND LOWER EXTREMITY VASCULAR MALFORMATION MANAGEMENT
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1:00 PM - 1:10 PM Management Of Complex Upper Extremity Vascular Malformations
  Presenter(s):Furuzan Numan, MD  
1:10 PM - 1:20 PM Treatment Of AVMs Head To Toe: The BCVI Experience
  Presenter(s):Guilherme Dabus, MD  
1:20 PM - 1:30 PM Techniques For Treating Vascular Malformations Of The Extremities
  Presenter(s):Cynthia K. Shortell, MD  
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1:30 PM - 1:40 PM Treatment Of Intramuscular Venous Malformations Of The Extremities
  Presenter(s):Robert J. Rosen, MD  
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1:40 PM - 1:50 PM Surgical Concepts To Treat The Lower Extremity Lateral Marginal Vein (Vein of Servelle)
  Presenter(s):Byung-Boong Lee, MD  
1:50 PM - 2:00 PM The Personal Psychodynamics Of Complications In Vascular Malformation Treatment: What I Learned About Myself
  Presenter(s):Robert L. Vogelzang, MD  
2:00 PM - 2:10 PM Clinical Emergencies In Patients With Vascular Anomalies
  Presenter(s):Francine Blei, MD  
2:10 PM - 2:20 PM Common Femoral And Iliac Arterial Sparing Endovascular Techniques In Neonates
  Presenter(s):Patricia E. Burrows, MD  
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2:20 PM - 2:30 PM Endovascular Treatment Strategies For Complex Soft Tissue And Bone AVMs
  Presenter(s):Wayne F. Yakes, MD  
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Break - Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 12
 
SESSION 13 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 13: CHEST, ABDOMEN, AND PELVIS VASCULAR MALFORMATION MANAGEMENT
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3:00 PM - 3:10 PM Pre-Operative AVM Embolization Strategies
  Presenter(s):Byung-Boong Lee, MD  
3:10 PM - 3:20 PM Difficult Pelvic AVMs: What Embolic Agent And How To Use It
  Presenter(s):Furuzan Numan, MD  
3:20 PM - 3:30 PM Staged Management Of Pelvic AVMs With nBCA
  Presenter(s):Robert J. Rosen, MD  
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3:30 PM - 3:40 PM Large Complex Pelvic AVMs: Curative Experience With Single-Stage Coil Embolization
  Presenter(s):Robert L. Vogelzang, MD  
3:40 PM - 3:50 PM Endovascular Management Of Renal AVMs
  Presenter(s):Robert J. Rosen, MD  
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3:50 PM - 4:00 PM Uterine AVMs: Clinical Experience And Results
  Presenter(s):Robert L. Vogelzang, MD  
4:00 PM - 4:10 PM Endovascular Ethanol Treatment Of Hepatic Venous Malformations (Hepatic Hemangioma)
  Presenter(s):Wayne F. Yakes, MD  
4:10 PM - 4:20 PM Vascular Malformation Treatment Strategies: The UCSD Experience
  Presenter(s):R. Sean Pakbaz, MD  
4:20 PM - 4:30 PM Endovascular Management Of Mesenteric, Small Bowel, And Colo-Rectal Vascular Malformations
  Presenter(s):Wayne F. Yakes, MD  
4:30 PM - 4:40 PM The Long-Term Outcomes For The Treatment Of Vascular Malformation: The Northwestern Experience
  Presenter(s):Robert L. Vogelzang, MD  
4:40 PM - 4:50 PM The Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach For The Management Of Vascular Malformations: The Duke Experience
  Presenter(s):Cynthia K. Shortell, MD  
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4:50 PM - 5:00 PM Endovascular Management Strategies Of Inoperable Thoracic And Shoulder AVMs
  Presenter(s):Wayne F. Yakes, MD  
Moderator(s): Wayne F. Yakes, MD  
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM Expert Panel Discussion: Q & A From The Audience
  Panelist(s): Iris Baumgartner, MD / Francine Blei, MD / Patricia E. Burrows, MD / Guilherme Dabus, MD / Ziv J. Haskal, MD, FACR, FAHA, FSIR / Krassi Ivancev, MD, PhD / Byung-Boong Lee, MD / Mollie Meek, MD / Furuzan Numan, MD / R. Sean Pakbaz, MD / Gresham T. Richter, MD / Robert J. Rosen, MD / Cynthia K. Shortell, MD / Robert L. Vogelzang, MD / Milton Waner, MD  
5:15 PM - 5:15 PM Adjourn
END OF SESSION 13
 
SESSION 14 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 14: UPDATES AND NEW CONCEPTS IN WOUND CARE
Moderators:Marc A. Brenner, DPM  
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9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Opening Remarks
  Presenter(s):Dieter O. Mayer, MD  
9:10 AM - 9:20 AM A Combination Of Neem Oil And Hypericum Oil In The Treatment Of Acute And Chronic Wounds
  Presenter(s):Severin Laeuchli, MD  
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9:20 AM - 9:30 AM Discussion
9:30 AM - 9:40 AM Doxycycline As A Modulator Of Chronic Wounds
  Presenter(s):James R. Wilcox, BSN  
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9:40 AM - 9:50 AM Discussion
9:50 AM - 10:00 AM Ultraportable Negative Pressure Treatment In Vascular Ulcers
  Presenter(s):Marco Romanelli, MD, PhD  
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10:00 AM - 10:10 AM Discussion
10:10 AM - 10:20 AM Wound Diagnostics: Facts And Fiction
  Presenter(s):Robert J. Snyder, DPM  
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10:20 AM - 10:30 AM Discussion
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors
END OF SESSION 14
 
SESSION 15 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 15: RAPID FIRE WOUND PRESENTATIONS
Moderators:Dieter O. Mayer, MD  
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11:00 AM - 11:07 AM Livedoid Vasculopathy: Transatlantic Consensus
  Presenter(s):Afsaneh Alavi, MD, FRCPC  
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11:07 AM - 11:12 AM Discussion
11:12 AM - 11:19 AM Topical Oxygen: An Update
  Presenter(s):Giacomo Clerici, MD  
11:19 AM - 11:24 AM Discussion
11:24 AM - 11:31 AM Enzymatic Debridement Of Wounds
  Presenter(s):Michael A. Maier, DPM  
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11:31 AM - 11:36 AM Discussion
11:36 AM - 11:43 AM Amnion Regenerative Tissue Therapies
  Presenter(s):Julie R. O'Connell, PhD  
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11:43 AM - 11:48 AM Discussion
11:48 AM - 11:55 AM Early Biological Wound Care After Lower Extremity Revascularization
  Presenter(s):Nicholas J. Morrissey, MD  
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11:55 AM - 12:00 PM Discussion
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 15
 
SESSION 16 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 16: EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE IN WOUND CARE
Moderators:Bauer E. Sumpio, MD, PhD  
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12:30 PM - 12:45 PM Measuring Evidence-Based Behavior In Clinical Practice
  Presenter(s):Hester Vermeulen, PhD  
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12:45 PM - 12:50 PM Discussion
12:50 PM - 1:05 PM Evidence For Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy For Acute And Chronic Wounds
  Presenter(s):Mark J.W. Koelemay, MD, PhD  
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1:05 PM - 1:10 PM Discussion
1:10 PM - 1:25 PM Evidence-Based Decision Aids For Surgical Interventions
  Presenter(s):Dirk T. Ubbink, MD, PhD  
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1:25 PM - 1:30 PM Discussion
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM A Randomized Controlled Trial To Evaluate An Antimicrobial Dressing With Silver Alginate Powder For The Management Of Chronic Wounds Exhibiting Signs Of Critical Colonization
  Presenter(s):R. Gary Sibbald, MD  
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1:45 PM - 1:50 PM Discussion
END OF SESSION 16
 
SESSION 17 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 17: THE DIABETIC FOOT
Moderators:Giacomo Clerici, MD  
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1:50 PM - 2:10 PM Improvement In Revascularization Techniques, Good Awareness In Offloading The Foot, Amazing New Antibiotics: Why Do We Still Amputate?
  Presenter(s):Michael E. Edmonds, MD  
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2:10 PM - 2:20 PM Discussion
2:20 PM - 2:40 PM How To Choose An Offloading Method: The Importance Of Patients’ Compliance And Physicians’ Knowledge
  Presenter(s):Thomas Boeni, MD  
2:40 PM - 2:50 PM Discussion
2:50 PM - 3:00 PM Dermal Substitutes: Is There An Indication For Patients With Diabetic Foot Ulcers?
  Presenter(s):Lee C. Rogers, DPM  
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM Discussion
3:10 PM - 3:20 PM Achilles Tendon Complete Tenotomy: Complete Or Partial?
  Presenter(s):Wayne J. Caputo, DPM  
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3:20 PM - 3:30 PM Discussion
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors
END OF SESSION 17
 
SESSION 18 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 18: VASCULAR INTERVENTIONS IN WOUND CARE
Moderators:Joseph L. Mills, MD  
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4:00 PM - 4:10 PM Following Revascularization For Toe Gangrene: Await Auto-Amputation Or Chop It?
  Presenter(s):Gabriel Szendro, MD  
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4:10 PM - 4:20 PM Discussion
4:20 PM - 4:30 PM Angiosome Revascularization And Wound Healing; Fact Or Fiction?
  Presenter(s):Hisham Rashid, FRCS, FRCS (Gen)  
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4:30 PM - 4:40 PM Discussion
4:40 PM - 4:50 PM The Importance Of Blood Flow For The Podiatric Physician
  Presenter(s):Marc A. Brenner, DPM  
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4:50 PM - 5:00 PM Discussion
5:00 PM - 5:10 PM Do Drug Eluting Balloons And Stents Promise Anything Extra Compared To Plain Old Balloon Angioplasty For Wound Patients?
  Presenter(s):Robert J. Hinchliffe, MD  
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5:10 PM - 5:20 PM Discussion
5:20 PM - 5:30 PM Alloplastic Bypass Material Below The Knee: Actual Rationale In Patients With Wounds
  Presenter(s):Sebastian E. Debus, MD, PhD  
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5:30 PM - 5:40 PM Discussion
5:40 PM - 5:50 PM Potential Predictors For Success Of Open Or Endo Revascularization For Wound Patients
  Presenter(s):Joseph L. Mills, MD  
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5:50 PM - 6:00 PM Discussion
6:00 PM - 6:05 PM Closing Remarks
  Presenter(s):Dieter O. Mayer, MD  
6:05 PM - 6:05 PM Adjourn
END OF SESSION 18
 
SESSION 19 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 19: MULTIDISCIPLINARY ACUTE STROKE MANAGEMENT - PART 1
Moderators:TBD
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PART 1A: IN THE BEGINNING . . . WHERE THE STROKE CASCADE EVOLVES
Moderator(s): Allan L. Brook, MD / Joshua A. Hirsch, MD  
8:00 AM - 8:07 AM Anatomic Moment: Intracranial Vertebral Artery And Its Implications
  Presenter(s):Lou Caplan, MD  
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8:08 AM - 8:15 AM EMS And Cooperation Makes A Difference
  Presenter(s):Bradley Kaufman, MD, MPH  
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8:16 AM - 8:23 AM Emergency Room Stroke Triage Issues
  Presenter(s):David Esses, MD  
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8:24 AM - 8:31 AM TIAs: Rapid Diagnosis And Therapy
  Presenter(s):David S. Liebeskind, MD  
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8:32 AM - 8:39 AM IV vs. IA: Priorities For Revascularization In Acute Ischemic Stroke
  Presenter(s):David S. Liebeskind, MD  
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8:40 AM - 8:47 AM The Next Big Thing In Stroke
  Presenter(s):Joseph P. Broderick, MD  
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8:48 AM - 8:55 AM Door To Revascularization Time: Optimization And How We Mimic Cardiology’s Excellence
  Presenter(s):Mayank Goyal, MD, FRCPC  
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8:56 AM - 9:00 AM Questions And Answers
PART B: IMAGING: THE BEST IS STILL TO COME… EXCITING FUTURE: A LOOK INTO 21ST CENTURY RESEARCH
Moderator(s): Don Frei, MD /  R. Gilberto Gonzalez, MD, PhD  
9:01 AM - 9:08 AM What Have We Learned From The Stroke Latest Trials – SYNTHESIS, MR RESCUE, et al.
  Presenter(s):Lawrence Wechsler, MD  
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9:09 AM - 9:16 AM Optimizing Imaging In Acute Stroke: Balancing Time vs. Information
  Presenter(s):Mayank Goyal, MD, FRCPC  
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9:17 AM - 9:24 AM My Quick Stroke Protocol And Why
  Presenter(s):Howard A. Rowley, MD  
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9:25 AM - 9:32 AM Perfusion Parameters That Matter Most For Triage And Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Colin P. Derdeyn, MD  
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9:33 AM - 9:40 AM Imaging Of Collaterals And Implications For Safe Revascularization
  Presenter(s):Don Frei, MD  
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9:41 AM - 9:48 AM Stroke Genomics: Part 1
  Presenter(s):Mark F. Mehler, MD  
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9:49 AM - 9:56 AM Stroke Genomics: Part II
  Presenter(s):Mark F. Mehler, MD  
9:57 AM - 10:04 AM Stroke Imaging: Where Do We Stand Today
  Presenter(s): R. Gilberto Gonzalez, MD, PhD  
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10:05 AM - 10:12 AM Application Of Nanotechnology To Stroke Imaging And Therapy
  Presenter(s):James Provenzale, MD, FACR  
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10:13 AM - 10:20 AM Stem Cell Therapy For Stroke
  Presenter(s):Sean I. Savitz, MD  
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10:20 AM - 10:30 AM Break - Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
PART 1C: PRACTICE BUILDING, PLANNING AND THE QUALITY TEAM APPROACH
Moderator(s): Lawrence Wechsler, MD / David Gordon, MD  
10:31 AM - 10:38 AM Building Blocks For A Stroke Center Of Excellence: How And Why
  Presenter(s):Peter A. Rasmussen, MD  
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10:39 AM - 10:46 AM Intricacies In Developing A Comprehensive Stroke Center
  Presenter(s):Steven H. Rudolph, MD  
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10:47 AM - 10:54 AM Stroke Units Benefits: Is There Evidence
  Presenter(s):Daniel L. Labovitz, MD  
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10:55 AM - 11:02 AM Anesthetic Management Of Endovascular Treatment Of Acute Ischemic Stroke
  Presenter(s):Zirka H. Anastasian, MD  
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11:03 AM - 11:10 AM Major Trial Futility And Implications For Payment And Care Paradigm Shifts
  Presenter(s):Peter A. Rasmussen, MD  
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11:11 AM - 11:20 AM Endovascular Simulation: A Necessary Evil Or A Teaching Tool And Team Building Exercise That Pays Dividends
  Presenter(s):Allan L. Brook, MD  
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11:21 AM - 11:28 AM Endovascular vs. Conventional Neurosurgery: An ACO’s Perspective
  Presenter(s):Todd S. Miller, MD  
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11:29 AM - 11:36 AM Neurology As The Forefront To Success In Stroke Treatment: My Opinion
  Presenter(s):Osama O. Zaidat, MD  
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11:37 AM - 11:44 AM Neuro Anesthesia In The Endovascular World: General vs. Local – When And Why
  Presenter(s):Apolonia E. Abramowicz, MD  
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11:45 AM - 11:52 AM Is It Stent-Retrievers, Or The Next Generation Device, Or Is It Treating 0-3 Hours That Will Make The Difference And Why
  Presenter(s):Colin P. Derdeyn, MD  
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11:52 AM - 12:00 PM Critical Care, Quality Improvement And Patient Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Howard A. Riina, MD  
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12:01 PM - 12:15 PM IMS III: Lessons Learned
  Presenter(s):Joseph P. Broderick, MD  
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12:15 PM - 1:14 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 19
 
SESSION 20 SCHEDULE
Tuesday
SESSION 20: MULTIDISCIPLINARY ACUTE STROKE MANAGEMENT - PART 2
Moderators:TBD
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PART 2A: IMS, ARUBA, SAMMPRIS, CREST IS THE BEST, BUT. . .
Moderator(s): Joshua A. Hirsch, MD / Don Frei, MD  
1:15 PM - 1:22 PM The Future Of Stroke Trials And Practical Points Given Recent Trial Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Marc I. Chimowitz, MBChB  
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1:23 PM - 1:30 PM Carotid Artery Treatment: My Pearls And Summary After Attending Every Conference On Every Continent
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Veith, MD  
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1:31 PM - 1:38 PM CREST: What Have We Learned And What Is Next
  Presenter(s):Thomas G. Brott, MD  
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1:39 PM - 1:46 PM The Cervical Approach To CAS: A Game Changer
  Presenter(s):Patrice F. Bergeron, MD  
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1:47 PM - 1:54 PM Acute Carotid Stenting Combined With Embolectomy
  Presenter(s):Don Heck, MD  
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1:55 PM - 2:02 PM ARUBA Endovascular: Lessons Not Learned And Why
  Presenter(s):Aman B. Patel, MD  
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2:03 PM - 2:10 PM Neurosurgical Opinion On Treatment Of Arteriovenous Malformations
  Presenter(s):Aman B. Patel, MD  
2:11 PM - 2:21 PM Questions And Answers
PART 2B: HEMORRHAGIC STROKE ISSUES OF THE 21ST CENTURY
Moderator(s): Philip M. Meyers, MD / Allan L. Brook, MD  
2:22 PM - 2:29 PM Venous Hypertension, Sinus Thrombosis Diagnosis And Treatment Paradigms
  Presenter(s):Ilan Shelef, MD  
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2:30 PM - 2:37 PM Pitfalls In The ICU Management Of Aneurysmal SAH
  Presenter(s):Rishi Malhotra, MD  
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2:38 PM - 2:45 PM Spinal Dural Arterial Venous Fistulas: Presentations And Treatment Options
  Presenter(s):Athos Patsalides, MD, MPH  
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2:46 PM - 2:53 PM Multidisciplinary Teams In The OR, Endovascular Suite, And HYBRID Arena: My Experience
  Presenter(s):Peter A. Rasmussen, MD  
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2:54 PM - 3:01 PM Carotid Blow Out: Indications For Treatment And Technical Pearls
  Presenter(s):Gregg H. Zoarski, MD  
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3:02 PM - 3:09 PM Unruptured Aneurysms: When I Recommend Treatment And Why
  Presenter(s):Philip M. Meyers, MD  
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3:10 PM - 3:17 PM Neurosurgical Bypass: Indications And Techniques: What The Angiographer Needs To Identify
  Presenter(s):David J. Langer, MD  
3:18 PM - 3:25 PM Medical Legal Issues In The Stroke World And How They Have Evolved
  Presenter(s):Michael I. Weintraub, MD  
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3:26 PM - 3:33 PM Balloons vs. Stent And Coils For Wide Necked Aneurysms Not Meeting Flow Diversion Criteria: My Approach
  Presenter(s):Peter K. Nelson, MD  
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3:34 PM - 3:41 PM Managing Complications In The Endovascular Suite
  Presenter(s):J Mocco, MD, MS  
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3:42 PM - 3:49 PM A Cost Effective Evaluation Analysis Of IV And Thrombolysis
  Presenter(s):Ansaar Rai, MD  
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3:50 PM - 3:57 PM Pipeline European Experience And Avoiding Complications
  Presenter(s):Peter K. Nelson, MD  
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3:58 PM - 4:05 PM Endovascular Treatment Strategies For Small Aneurysms: Is Flow Diverting The Final Step
  Presenter(s):David Fiorella, MD  
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4:06 PM - 4:13 PM Radial Artery Access: Pros, Cons And Practical Points
  Presenter(s):David D. Pasquale, MD  
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4:14 PM - 4:21 PM Latest Technology In Flow Diversion
  Presenter(s):Pedro Lylyk, MD  
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4:22 PM - 4:29 PM The Hoover Maneuver: Sucking Clot Out vs. Stent Retrievers – Pros And Cons
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey Farkas, MD  
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4:30 PM - 4:50 PM Questions And Answers
END OF SESSION 20
 
SESSION 21 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 21: PROGRESS IN TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES AND NEW APPROACHES TO THE ASCENDING AORTA
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6:45 AM - 6:49 AM Opening Remarks
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Veith, MD  
6:49 AM - 6:54 AM Update On New Endovascular Techniques For Mitral Valve Repair: Status Of The MitraClip, Its Trials (EVEREST II And COAPT) And With The FDA
  Presenter(s):Ted Feldman, MD  
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6:55 AM - 7:00 AM Vascular Access Complications Are A Major Determinant Of Outcomes After TAVR: What Can Be Done To Decrease These Complications
  Presenter(s):Patrice B. Mwipatayi, FRACS  
7:01 AM - 7:06 AM DEBATE:Update On Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR): Results, Device Improvement And Future Outlook: An Interventional Cardiologist’s View
  Presenter(s):Ted Feldman, MD  
7:07 AM - 7:12 AM DEBATE:Update On Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR): A Cardiac Surgeon’s View Of Its Role In 2013 And The Future
  Presenter(s):Erno Remsey-Semmelweis, MD, PhD  
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7:13 AM - 7:18 AM Valve-In-Valve Procedures For Failed Aortic Valve Repairs
  Presenter(s):Ron Waksman, MD  
7:19 AM - 7:24 AM Valve-In-Valve Procedures After Failed Mitral Valve Repairs
  Presenter(s):Dietmar H. Koschyk, MD  
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7:25 AM - 7:30 AM Second Generation Devices For TAVR: What Are The Improvements And Will They Help Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Ted Feldman, MD  
7:31 AM - 7:36 AM Why And How Stent-Grafts Will Replace Open Surgery For Ascending Aortic Lesions
  Presenter(s):Matt M. Thompson, MD  
7:37 AM - 7:42 AM Endovascular Treatment Of Ischemic Complications After Surgical Treatment Of Type A Aortic Dissections
  Presenter(s):Burkhart Zipfel, MD  
7:43 AM - 7:48 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 21
 
SESSION 22 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 22: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN TREATMENT OF THE AORTIC ARCH AND AORTIC DISSECTIONS
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7:48 AM - 7:53 AM Results Of Aortic Arch Repair By TEVAR With The Cook Internally Branched Device
  Presenter(s):Krassi Ivancev, MD, PhD  
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7:54 AM - 7:59 AM Total Arch Repair With A Novel Branched Endograft: Promising Results With Complicated Arch Dissections Involving Arch Branches: How Does The Graft Work
  Presenter(s):Qingsheng Lu, MD / Zaiping Jing, MD  
8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Bolton Branched Endograft Device For Aortic Arch Repair: Early And Mid-Term Results
  Presenter(s):Toru Kuratani, MD, PhD  
8:06 AM - 8:11 AM A New Branched Arch Endograft Introduced Antegrade Via A Transapical Access Without Direct Branch Access: How Does It Work
  Presenter(s):Tilo Koelbel, MD, PhD  
8:12 AM - 8:17 AM Adjunctive Techniques For Treating Arch Disease: Precurved Fenestrated Graft With Branches And Buffalo Horn Chimney Stents
  Presenter(s):Yoshihiko Yokoi, MD  
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8:18 AM - 8:23 AM Endovascular Techniques For Treating Aortic Arch Lesions
  Presenter(s):Piotr M. Kasprzak, MD  
8:24 AM - 8:29 AM Adjunctive Techniques To Facilitate Endovascular Repair Of Aortic Dissection With A Tear And Involvement Of The Arch And Its Branches: Hybrid Repairs And Chimneys
  Presenter(s):Chang Shu, MD  
8:30 AM - 8:35 AM Prevention, Diagnosis And Treatment Of Retrograde Dissection After TEVAR
  Presenter(s):Germano Melissano, MD / Roberto Chiesa, MD  
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8:36 AM - 8:41 AM How To Improve Endograft Conformability In The Aortic Arch With TEVAR
  Presenter(s):Vicente Riambau, MD, PhD  
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8:42 AM - 8:47 AM Reinterventions For Late Endograft Migration After TEVAR In The Aortic Arch
  Presenter(s):Roberto Chiesa, MD / Germano Melissano, MD  
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8:48 AM - 8:54 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 22
 
SESSION 23 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 23: PROGRESS IN TREATING DISEASES OF THE THORACIC AORTA, INCLUDING TYPE B AORTIC DISSECTIONS (TBADs)
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8:55 AM - 9:01 AM DEBATE: Value Of Medical Therapy For Uncomplicated TBAD: It Is Best For Most
  Presenter(s):Dittmar Boeckler, MD  
9:02 AM - 9:07 AM DEBATE: Value Of Medical Therapy For Uncomplicated TBAD: It Is Best For Few: TEVAR Is Best For Most
  Presenter(s):Christoph A. Nienaber, MD, PhD  
9:08 AM - 9:13 AM Which Uncomplicated TBAD Should Be Treated By TEVAR And Which By Best Medical Therapy (BMT)
  Presenter(s):Qingsheng Lu, MD / Zaiping Jing, MD  
9:14 AM - 9:19 AM Treatment Of Uncomplicated TBADs: 25% Develop Problems: Factors Predicting Which Patients Will Develop Complication So They Can Get Early TEVAR
  Presenter(s):Peter R. Taylor, MA, MChir, FRCS, ARCM  
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9:20 AM - 9:25 AM The Surgical Standard For TBADs: When Is Open Surgery The Best Treatment
  Presenter(s):Hazim J. Safi, MD  
9:26 AM - 9:31 AM TEVAR Can Be Effective Treatment For Chronic TBADs: For How Long After The Initial Dissection
  Presenter(s):Toru Kuratani, MD, PhD  
9:32 AM - 9:37 AM With Acute Complicated TBADs Late Aortic False Lumen Remodeling Persists In The Stented Segment But Not In The Aorta Below That: TEVAR Does Not Prevent Aneurysmal Degeneration
  Presenter(s):Mark Conrad, MD / Richard P. Cambria, MD  
9:38 AM - 9:43 AM Endovascular Options In Aortic Dissection When TEVAR Coverage Of The Primary Tear Fails To Obliterate The False Lumen
  Presenter(s):Peter J. Mossop, MBBS  
9:44 AM - 9:49 AM Two New Techniques To Occlude Distal False Lumen Back Flow In Chronic TBADs: Plugging Can Work Even With Rupture
  Presenter(s):Tilo Koelbel, MD, PhD / Sebastian E. Debus, MD, PhD  
9:50 AM - 9:55 AM Next Frontier For TEVAR And Aortic Dissection Treatment Using An Onlay Aortic Patch
  Presenter(s):Hans Krankenberg, MD  
9:56 AM - 10:03 AM Panel Discussion
10:03 AM - 10:20 AM Break - Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 23
 
SESSION 24 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 24: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN TEVAR AND EVAR
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10:20 AM - 10:25 AM Optimizing TEVAR Outcomes By Applying The Results Of The MOTHER Registry To Clinical Practice
  Presenter(s):Matt M. Thompson, MD  
10:26 AM - 10:31 AM New Insights From The INSTEAD Trial And The IRAD Registry: How Do They Change Our Understanding Of TBADs And Their Treatment
  Presenter(s):Christoph A. Nienaber, MD, PhD  
10:32 AM - 10:37 AM Progress In The Treatment Of Visceral Ischemia From Acute TBAD
  Presenter(s):Timur P. Sarac, MD  
10:38 AM - 10:43 AM Endovascular Repair For Acute TBAD With Visceral Ischemia Is Successful And Durable
  Presenter(s):Chang Shu, MD  
10:44 AM - 10:49 AM What Are The Risk Factors For Paraplegia After TEVAR And What Can Be Done To Offset Them
  Presenter(s):Wei Guo Fu, MD  
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10:50 AM - 10:55 AM What Causes Death In Patients With Uncomplicated TBAD: How Should That Influence Our Treatment
  Presenter(s):Rodney A. White, MD  
10:56 AM - 11:01 AM When Does LSA Revascularization Matter: A Selective Approach Is Best Even Though The SVS Guidelines Don’t Agree
  Presenter(s):Matt M. Thompson, MD  
11:02 AM - 11:07 AM LSA Transposition And Bypass In Association With TEVAR Are Not Benign Procedures Although They Have Durable Patency
  Presenter(s):Mark K. Eskandari, MD  
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11:08 AM - 11:13 AM Routine Revascularization Of The Left Subclavian Artery (LSA) For All Zone 2 TEVARs Is Both Unnecessary And Harmful
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM  
11:14 AM - 11:19 AM Aortic Arch Debranching Is Not A Simple Procedure: Tips And Tricks For Doing It Right
  Presenter(s):William J. Quinones-Baldrich, MD  
11:20 AM - 11:25 AM Challenges And Solutions For Multiple Arch Pathologies
  Presenter(s):Dittmar Boeckler, MD  
11:26 AM - 11:31 AM In The Ongoing Transition From Open Repair To EVAR With Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms (TAAAs): What Situations And Lesions Still Are Best Treated By Open Surgery
  Presenter(s):Michael J. Jacobs, MD  
11:32 AM - 11:37 AM How To Pick Patients With Uncomplicated Acute Type B Aortic Dissection Who Are Best Treated By TEVAR
  Presenter(s):Michael P. Jenkins, MBBS, BSc, MS, FRCS, FEBVS  
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11:38 AM - 11:43 AM With EVAR And TEVAR Does The Choice Of Graft Affect Arterial Stiffness And Post-Implantation Syndrome: Is There Any Clinical Significance
  Presenter(s):Christos D. Liapis, MD  
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11:44 AM - 11:49 AM EVAR Durability: Should It Be An Issue With Newer Endografts For AAA Repair
  Presenter(s):Giovanni Pratesi, MD  
11:50 AM - 11:59 AM 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 24
 
SESSION 25 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 25: MORE TOPICS RELATING TO ABDOMINAL AND THORACIC AORTIC LESIONS
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM DEBATE: AAA Repair Is Justified In Patients With Chronic Renal Insufficiency: Which Is Better, EVAR Or Open Repair (OR)
  Presenter(s):Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH  
1:06 PM - 1:11 PM DEBATE: AAA Repair Is Not Justified In Dialysis (ESRD) Patients: Outcomes Of EVAR And OR Don’t Justify It
  Presenter(s):Rabih A. Chaer, MD  
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM AAAs Are A Systemic Disease And Therefore Progressive By Nature: What Are The Clinical Implications
  Presenter(s):Eric L.G. Verhoeven, MD, PhD  
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Is There Still A Role For Abdominal Debranching Procedures: What Is It
  Presenter(s):Ronald M. Fairman, MD  
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM TEVAR For Acute TBAD Patients Should Be Restricted To Symptomatic Patients And Those With Complications: Based On The Updated ADSORB Trial And Other Data
  Presenter(s):Jan S. Brunkwall, MD, PhD  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM DEBATE: Adventa V 12 Covered Stents (Atrium) Is Best For Treating Aortic Coarctations: Can They Be Used In All Settings
  Presenter(s):Elchanan Bruckheimer, MBBS  
1:36 PM - 1:41 PM DEBATE: Bare Stent Protected PTA Is Better For Most Aortic Coarctations And Produce Good Long-Term Results
  Presenter(s):Christoph A. Nienaber, MD, PhD  
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM DEBATE: Open Surgical Treatment Is Best For Patients With Aortic Coarctations: Which Ones
  Presenter(s):Joseph S. Coselli, MD  
1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 25
 
SESSION 26 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 26: CRITICAL EVALUATION OF CAROTID TREATMENT – ACUTE STROKES AND CAROTID ARTERY STENTING (CAS) AS OF NOVEMBER 2013: WHERE ARE THEY GOING
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STATUS OF ACUTE STROKE TREATMENT
1:54 PM - 1:59 PM How Well Are The New Endovascular Devices Working For Treatment Of Acute Strokes: Why The Negative Results Of The Recent Trials (MR RESCUE, IMS And SYNTHESIS XP) With The Solitaire, Trevo, Merci And Penumbra Devices May Not Be The Last Word
  Presenter(s):L. Nelson Hopkins, MD  
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2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Who Could (And Should) Perform Acute Stroke Interventions
  Presenter(s):Horst Sievert, MD  
2:06 PM - 2:11 PM Update On Endovascular Techniques And Results Of Carotid And Cerebral Artery Thrombectomy For Acute Strokes: How It Can Be Done Safely And Effectively And What Is The Risk: Experience In >150 Patients
  Presenter(s):Klaus D. Mathias, MD  
STATUS OF CAROTID ARTERY STENTING (CAS)
2:12 PM - 2:17 PM Improved Technology For CAS Will Improve CAS Outcomes: Why Membrane/Mesh Covered Stents And Flow Reversal Will Make A Difference: What Is Their Status
  Presenter(s):Claudio J. Schonholz, MD  
2:18 PM - 2:23 PM DEBATE: CREST Justifies Increased Usage Of CAS For Symptomatic And Asymptomatic Patients With Carotid Stenosis
  Presenter(s):William A. Gray, MD  
2:24 PM - 2:29 PM DEBATE: Nonsense: CREST Does Not Justify Increased Usage Of CAS For Symptomatic And Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis
  Presenter(s):Michel Makaroun, MD  
2:30 PM - 2:35 PM What Is The Real Meaning Of Minor Strokes As Defined In CREST: Do They Matter More Than A Minor MI
  Presenter(s):Emmanuel M. Houdart, MD  
2:36 PM - 2:41 PM DEBATE: How Should Recently Symptomatic Patients Be Treated: Urgent CEA Is Best And Does Not Increase Procedural Risk
  Presenter(s):A. Ross Naylor, MD, FRCS  
2:42 PM - 2:47 PM DEBATE: How Should Recently Symptomatic Patients Be Treated: Urgent CAS Is Best And Can Be Done Safely
  Presenter(s):Barry T. Katzen, MD  
2:48 PM - 2:53 PM What Is The Best Current Treatment For Recently Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis: CAS Or CEA: Based On Combined Data From RCTs
  Presenter(s):Gustav Fraedrich, MD  
ASYMPTOMATIC CAROTID STENOSIS
2:54 PM - 2:59 PM DEBATE: Few If Any Patients Benefit From CEA Or CAS For Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis In The Properly Used Statin Era
  Presenter(s):Anne L. Abbott, MD, PhD, FRACP  
3:00 PM - 3:05 PM DEBATE: Not So! Many Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Patients Benefit From CAS And CEA: Which Ones
  Presenter(s):Peter A. Schneider, MD  
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3:06 PM - 3:11 PM Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Can Progress And Become Symptomatic In A Substantial Proportion Of Patients
  Presenter(s):Richard P. Cambria, MD / Glenn M. LaMuraglia, MD / Mark Conrad, MD  
3:12 PM - 3:17 PM New Insights Into Selecting Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Patients At High Stroke Risk Who Should Have CAS Or CEA: The Importance Of Juxtaluminal Black Areas (JBAs)
  Presenter(s):Andrew N. Nicolaides, MS, FRCS / Stavros Kakkos, MD, PhD  
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3:18 PM - 3:23 PM How To Pick High Risk Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Patients For CAS Or CEA: The Importance Of Transcranial Doppler Hits
  Presenter(s):J. David Spence, MD  
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3:24 PM - 3:29 PM How To Pick Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Patients For CAS: What Percentage Of All Asymptomatic High Grade Lesions Should Be Treated
  Presenter(s):Sriram S. Iyer, MD  
3:30 PM - 3:40 PM Panel Discussion
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM Break - 40th Anniversary Celebration
(Cocktails Will Be Served)
Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
END OF SESSION 26
 
SESSION 27 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 27: NEW INFORMATION ON RENAL DENERVATION AND INTERVENTIONAL
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RENAL DENERVATION
4:00 PM - 4:05 PM How Does Sympathetic Denervation By Endovascular Renal Artery Radiofrequency Ablation Work
  Presenter(s):John W. Osborn, PhD  
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4:06 PM - 4:11 PM What Does Renal Denervation Do For Drug Resistant Hypertension And Other Conditions: Diabetes, Heart Disease And Arrhythmias
  Presenter(s):Michael R. Jaff, DO  
4:12 PM - 4:17 PM Innovative Approaches To Renal Denervation: What Are The Old And New Devices: Are There Differences
  Presenter(s):Yvonne Bausback, MD / Dierk Scheinert, MD  
4:18 PM - 4:23 PM What Is The Target In Renal Denervation: Why Is The Artery Not Damaged Or Is It
  Presenter(s):Renu Virmani, MD  
4:24 PM - 4:29 PM Surgical Denervation Of The Renal Arteries Treats Resistant Hypertension Effectively: Surgeons Should Perform Renal Denervation Procedures – Endovascular And Open
  Presenter(s):Juan C. Parodi, MD  
4:30 PM - 4:35 PM Panel Discussion
THE CCSVI AND MS CONTROVERSY
Moderator(s): L. Nelson Hopkins, MD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
4:35 PM - 4:40 PM What New Information Supports The Effectiveness Of Treating CCSVI In MS Patients
  Presenter(s):Paolo Zamboni, MD / Francesco Mascoli, MD  
4:41 PM - 4:46 PM CCSVI Treatment Helps Some MS Patients: What We Know And What We Do Not Know: Is A Randomized Trial In The Works
  Presenter(s):Michael D. Dake, MD  
4:47 PM - 4:52 PM What Is The Evidence That Balloon Venoplasty Is Effective Treatment In Patients With CCSVI And MS
  Presenter(s):Donald B. Reid, MD  
4:53 PM - 4:58 PM DEBATE: Clinical Experience Supports The Value Of Venous Balloon Angioplasty For Many MS Patients: RCTs Will Be Impossible
  Presenter(s):Ivo Petrov, MD, PhD  
4:59 PM - 5:04 PM DEBATE: Skepticism Is Healthy In This Area: The Evidence To Date Is Weak And Unconvincing
  Presenter(s):Jean-Baptiste Ricco, MD, PhD  
5:05 PM - 5:10 PM Venous Balloon Angioplasty For MS Makes No Sense: Any Benefit Is Due To A Placebo Effect And The Nature Of The Disease
  Presenter(s):Emmanuel M. Houdart, MD  
5:11 PM - 5:16 PM Another Negative View On The Value Of Interventional Treatment For MS: The Supporting Evidence Is Too Weak
  Presenter(s):Jean-Baptiste Ricco, MD, PhD / Jim Reekers, MD, PhD  
5:17 PM - 5:22 PM Does Venous Balloon Angioplasty Help Patients With CSVI: Early Results Of A RCT Cast Doubt: When Will We Know
  Presenter(s):Robert Zivadinov, MD, PhD, FAAN  
  View Abstract      
5:23 PM - 5:28 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 27
 
SESSION 28 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 28: MORE CAROTID TOPICS
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5:28 PM - 5:33 PM Asymptomatic Lesions In Diffusion Weighted (DW) And Flair MRI: What Are The Real Implications
  Presenter(s):Jörn O. Balzer, MD, PhD  
5:34 PM - 5:39 PM Management Of Complications During And After CAS: How Important Is It And Tips And Tricks For Doing It
  Presenter(s):Klaus D. Mathias, MD  
5:40 PM - 5:45 PM Reversal Of A Longstanding Major Neurological Deficit By Improving Carotid Flow With CAS
  Presenter(s):Robert M. Bersin, MD  
5:46 PM - 5:51 PM Emergency CEA For Patients With Stroke In Evolution: When Is It Indicated And How Should It Be Performed
  Presenter(s):Hans-Henning Eckstein, MD, PhD  
5:52 PM - 5:57 PM How Can Computerized Duplex Ultrasound Identify Unstable Risky Plaques In Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Patients
  Presenter(s):A. Ross Naylor, MD, FRCS  
5:58 PM - 6:03 PM What Is Current Best Medical Therapy: What Does It Do To Carotid Plaques And Do Patients Accept It And Comply With It
  Presenter(s):J. David Spence, MD  
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6:04 PM - 6:09 PM How Bad And Persistent Were The Cranial Nerve Deficits In CREST
  Presenter(s):Robert J. Hye, MD / Ariane Mackey, MD / Thomas G. Brott, MD  
6:10 PM - 6:15 PM For Radiation Induced Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis, What Is The Best Treatment: CAS Or CEA
  Presenter(s):Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD  
6:16 PM - 6:25 PM Panel Discussion

End of Program A

END OF SESSION 28
 
SESSION 29 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 29: LOWER EXTREMITY OCCLUSIVE DISEASE – HOT TOPICS I
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6:50 AM - 6:54 AM Opening Remarks
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Veith, MD  
6:54 AM - 6:59 AM Status Of Tibial Interventions In The US: Role Of Balloons, Bare Metal Stents (BMS) And Drug Eluting Stents (DES)
  Presenter(s):Robert A. Lookstein, MD, FSIR, FAHA  
7:00 AM - 7:05 AM In The US, For CLI Endovascular First Is Not Cost Effective And For Long SFA Lesions Open Bypass Is Best
  Presenter(s):Firas F. Mussa, MD  
7:06 AM - 7:11 AM New Recent Advances And Adjuncts To Prevent Radiocontrast Nephropathy After Endovascular Treatments Under Fluoroscopic Guidance
  Presenter(s):Ali Amin, MD, RVT, FACS, FACC  
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7:12 AM - 7:17 AM Efficacy Of Atherectomy And Drug Eluting Balloons (DEBs): Where Is This Best: Based On The DEFINITIVE AR Trial
  Presenter(s):Gunnar Tepe, MD  
7:18 AM - 7:23 AM New Techniques For Below-The-Knee (BTK) Endo Procedures Including The OFFROAD Device To Facilitate Re-Entry After Subintimal Wire Passage
  Presenter(s):Andrej Schmidt, MD  
7:24 AM - 7:29 AM Less Invasive Interventions With 4 French Systems Like The Astron Pulsar Stent: The 4 EVER Trial Final Results: Closure Devices Are Not Needed
  Presenter(s):Koen Deloose, MD / Marc Bosiers, MD  
7:30 AM - 7:35 AM DEBATE: For BTK Occlusive Lesions Subintimal Wire Passage Works And Is Best
  Presenter(s):Amman Bolia, MD  
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7:36 AM - 7:41 AM DEBATE: For BTK Occlusive Lesions Subintimal Wire Passage Has Pros And Cons
  Presenter(s):Roberto Ferraresi, MD  
7:42 AM - 7:47 AM Interventions In The Pedal Arch: When And How, Including Retrograde Digital Artery Puncture: Limitations And Results
  Presenter(s):Mariano Palena, MD / Marco G. Manzi, MD  
7:48 AM - 7:53 AM How To Make Transtibial And Transpedal Access Work In The US
  Presenter(s):Brian G. DeRubertis, MD  
7:54 AM - 7:59 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 29
 
SESSION 30 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 30: LOWER EXTREMITY OCCLUSIVE DISEASE – HOT TOPICS II
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8:00 AM - 8:05 AM DEBATE: With CLI, Bypasses Are Never Indicated First: Are They Ever Needed
  Presenter(s):Craig M. Walker, MD  
8:06 AM - 8:11 AM DEBATE: There Are CLI Patients Who Cannot Or Should Not Be Treated Endovascularly: Who Are They
  Presenter(s):George H. Meier III, MD  
8:12 AM - 8:17 AM There Is A Major Role For Open Distal Bypass Operations To Salvage CLI Limbs After Failed Endovascular Interventions
  Presenter(s):Frank B. Pomposelli, MD  
8:18 AM - 8:23 AM Value And Effectiveness Of The In.Pact Drug Eluting Balloon (DEB) In Treating BTK Arteries For CLI
  Presenter(s):Andrej Schmidt, MD  
8:24 AM - 8:29 AM DEBATE: DEBs And DESs (Zilver PTX) Are Equally Good For Long Fem-Pop Lesions But DES Are Better For Long Infrapopliteal Lesions
  Presenter(s):Thomas Zeller, MD  
8:30 AM - 8:35 AM DEBATE: DEBs Are As Good As DES: How To Choose Based On Lesion Length, Location, Etc: Results Of The REAL Trial
  Presenter(s):Andrej Schmidt, MD / Dierk Scheinert, MD  
8:36 AM - 8:41 AM Value Of DEBs (Paclitaxil) vs. Uncoated Balloons After SFA Nitinol Stenting – The FREEWAY Multicenter RCT: What Are The Cost Implications
  Presenter(s):Stefan Mueller-Huelsbeck, MD  
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8:42 AM - 8:47 AM Plain Old Balloon Angioplasty (POBA) Is Best For CLI For Infrapopliteal Disease: Do It Right And Don’t Replace It With Other Techniques Like DEBs Or DESs Which May Be Unsuitable And More Costly
  Presenter(s):Iris Baumgartner, MD  
8:48 AM - 8:53 AM Are There Negative Consequences To Extreme Or Overly Persistent Endovascular Treatments For CLI
  Presenter(s):Francesco Spinelli, MD  
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8:54 AM - 9:00 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 30
 
SESSION 31 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 31: LOWER EXTREMITY OCCLUSIVE DISEASE - HOT TOPICS III
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9:00 AM - 9:05 AM Long-Term Results With Drug Eluting Balloons (DEBs) Are Favorable And Show That DEBs Can Eliminate The Need For Stents – Even When PTA Causes Substantial Dissection
  Presenter(s):Gunnar Tepe, MD  
9:06 AM - 9:11 AM Final Results Of The DEBATE Randomized Trials (BK And SFA) Of DEBs In Diabetics With CLI: DEBs Are Effective But Are All DEBs Equal
  Presenter(s):Francesco Liistro, MD  
9:12 AM - 9:17 AM Extreme Below-The-Knee (BTK) Interventions: When To Dare And When To Stop: What Techniques Help
  Presenter(s):Mariano Palena, MD / Marco G. Manzi, MD  
9:18 AM - 9:23 AM In Lower Limb Ischemia Patients The Presenting Symptom Makes A Difference: Patients With Claudication, Rest Pain And Major Gangrene Should Be Managed Differently
  Presenter(s):Roberto Ferraresi, MD  
9:24 AM - 9:29 AM New Tools And Tricks For Treating Tibial CTOs Including Transcollateral Crossing Of Total Occlusions
  Presenter(s):Craig M. Walker, MD  
9:30 AM - 9:35 AM Long-Term Results Of The SUPERA Stent For Femoral And Popliteal Lesions: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Andrej Schmidt, MD / Dierk Scheinert, MD  
9:36 AM - 9:41 AM DEBATE: DESs Will Be The New Gold Standard For Treating Difficult SFA Lesions
  Presenter(s):Gary M. Ansel, MD  
9:42 AM - 9:47 AM DEBATE: Not True: DEBs Will Be The Gold Standard For Treating SFA Lesions
  Presenter(s):Giancarlo Biamino, MD, PhD  
9:48 AM - 9:53 AM Failed SFA Endovascular Interventions For Advanced Infrainguinal Disease Have An Important Negative Impact On Limb Salvage
  Presenter(s):Ross Milner, MD  
9:54 AM - 10:00 AM Panel Discussion And Break
END OF SESSION 31
 
SESSION 32 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 32: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN TREATING CRITICAL LOWER EXTREMITY ISCHEMIA (CLI) IN STENT RESTENOSIS (ISR), ATHERECTOMY AND MORE ON DESs
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10:00 AM - 10:05 AM DEBATE: Importance Of Maintaining Revascularization Patency In CLI Patients: An Interventionalist’s View
  Presenter(s):Thomas Zeller, MD  
10:06 AM - 10:11 AM DEBATE: Importance Of Maintaining Revascularization Patency In CLI Patients: A Surgeon’s View
  Presenter(s):Frank E.G. Vermassen, MD, PhD  
10:12 AM - 10:17 AM Pedal Bypass With Deep Vein Arterialization Is Especially Applicable In Certain Specific Critical Ischemic Situations: Late Results
  Presenter(s):Pramook Mutirangura, FRCS (Edinburgh)  
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IN STENT RESTENOSIS (ISR)
10:18 AM - 10:23 AM Insights Into The Pathogenesis Of ISR
  Presenter(s):Renu Virmani, MD  
10:24 AM - 10:29 AM DEBATE: DEBs Are The Best Treatment For ISR
  Presenter(s):Francesco Liistro, MD  
10:30 AM - 10:35 AM DEBATE: Covered Stents (Viabahn) Are The Best Treatment For ISR: Based On The RELINE Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Them To Balloon PTA
  Presenter(s):Marc Bosiers, MD / Koen Deloose, MD  
10:36 AM - 10:41 AM DEBATE: Atherectomy Or Laser And DEBs Are The Best Treatment For ISR: Good Results Are Durable
  Presenter(s):Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD  
10:42 AM - 10:47 AM Optimal Treatment Of ISR: A US Perspective
  Presenter(s):Craig M. Walker, MD  
ATHERECTOMY
10:48 AM - 10:53 AM DEBATE: Atherectomy Will Not Become First Line Treatment Even Though The New Devices Are Better Than The Old
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM  
10:54 AM - 10:59 AM DEBATE: Atherectomy Is Effective And Durable Treatment For Lower Extremity Occlusive Disease: Which Device Is Best
  Presenter(s):James F. McKinsey, MD  
11:00 AM - 11:05 AM Atherectomy Has Value In Association With DEBs For Fem-Pop Lesions: What Is The Value Of Cilostazol In Preventing Restenosis
  Presenter(s):Thomas Zeller, MD  
11:06 AM - 11:11 AM What Is The Future For Atherectomy After Past Failures And Conflicting Data
  Presenter(s):Sean P. Lyden, MD  
11:12 AM - 11:17 AM Atherectomy Is Of Little Value For Tibial Lesions
  Presenter(s):Jean M. Panneton, MD  
MORE ON DRUG ELUTING STENTS (DES) ETC.
11:18 AM - 11:23 AM DEBATE: New Findings From The ZILVER PTX Trial: Are The Benefits Of This DES Durable: Do The Good Results (3 Years And Beyond) Justify The Costs
  Presenter(s):Michael D. Dake, MD  
11:24 AM - 11:29 AM DEBATE: DEBs And Latest Generation Bare Metal Stents (BMS): Do They Obviate The Need For DESs
  Presenter(s):Andrej Schmidt, MD / Dierk Scheinert, MD  
11:30 AM - 11:35 AM What I Learned From European Vascular Specialists About Treating BTK Lesions
  Presenter(s):Peter A. Schneider, MD  
11:36 AM - 11:41 AM Overview Of The Newer And Old CTO Crossing Devices: What Are They And When Are They Useful
  Presenter(s):John H. Rundback, MD, FSIR, FAHA  
11:42 AM - 11:47 AM Decreasing Access Site Complications With Routine Ultrasound Guidance And Micropuncture Technique
  Presenter(s):Peter A. Schneider, MD  
  View Abstract      
11:48 AM - 11:59 AM 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 32
 
SESSION 33 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 33: MORE INTERESTING TOPICS RELATED TO LOWER EXTREMITY VASCULAR DISEASE
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Biodegradable DESs To Treat Iliac And Femoral Lesions: Are They Promising: Results From The ESPRIT Trial
  Presenter(s):Johannes Lammer, MD  
1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Results Of A Bioabsorbable REMEDY Stent To Treat SFA Disease: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Peter C.J. Goverde, MD / Frank E.G. Vermassen, MD, PhD  
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM How To Deal With Complex CTOs In Tortuous Anatomy: Best Guidewire Selection And Step-By-Step Technique For Retrograde Fem-Pop Access And Recanalization Via Tibial Punctures
  Presenter(s):Andrej Schmidt, MD  
1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Which Is Worse For Diseased Arteries: Metal (Stents) Or Toxic Drugs (On DEBs And DESs): What Will The Long-Term Effects Be
  Presenter(s):Renu Virmani, MD  
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM DEBs: How Well Do They Really Work For SFA And BTK Lesions: Based On RCTs And Real World Data: Does Debulking Help
  Presenter(s):Giancarlo Biamino, MD, PhD  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Tack Optimized Plain Balloon Angioplasty: Will It Replace Stenting-The-Tack-It Device: How Does It Work And The TOBA Trial
  Presenter(s):Koen Deloose, MD  
1:36 PM - 1:41 PM Can OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) Be Used To Help Decide When A Post PTA Dissection Needs To Be Fixed With A Tack-It Device Or Stent
  Presenter(s):Marianne Brodmann, MD  
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Pedal Access And Pedal Loop Interventions: When Should They Be Done And How Durable Are They
  Presenter(s):Roberto Ferraresi, MD  
1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Tibial Artery Endovascular Treatments In The US Are Not Durable: Will New Technology Change That
  Presenter(s):Rabih A. Chaer, MD  
1:54 PM - 1:59 PM DEBATE: When Should CLI Patients Be Treated With A Bypass: An Endovascularly Oriented Surgeon’s View
  Presenter(s):Koen Deloose, MD  
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM DEBATE: When Should CLI Patients Be Treated By A Bypass: An Interventionalist’s View
  Presenter(s):Gary M. Ansel, MD  
2:06 PM - 2:11 PM Why Open Surgery Is An Important Part Of Limb Salvage With CLI: Will We Ever Have A Novel Prospective Multicenter Registry Comparing Bypass Surgery To Modern Endovascular Treatment
  Presenter(s):Nobuyoshi Azuma, MD / Osamu Iida, MD  
2:12 PM - 2:19 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 33
 
SESSION 34 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 34: NEW INFORMATION ABOUT STENT-GRAFTS ESPECIALLY IN THE LOWER
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2:20 PM - 2:25 PM New Concepts About Biodegradable Stent-Grafts And Stents
  Presenter(s):Timur P. Sarac, MD  
2:26 PM - 2:31 PM Role Of Covered Stents To Treat Obesity By Modulating Visceral Blood Flow
  Presenter(s):Timothy P. Murphy, MD  
2:32 PM - 2:37 PM Stent-Grafts vs. Bare Metal Stents For SFA Disease: Lessons Learned From The VIPER And VIASTAR Trials: When Are Stent-Grafts Better
  Presenter(s):Johannes Lammer, MD  
2:38 PM - 2:43 PM Top 10 Technical Considerations To Maximize Outcomes Of Viabahn Stent-Grafts In The SFA
  Presenter(s):Michael B. Silva, Jr., MD  
2:44 PM - 2:49 PM Technical Steps To Performing Aorto-Iliac Stent-Grafting With Balloon Expandable Stent Grafts (Atrium) For Distal Aortic And Iliac Disease And When The Aortic Occlusion Is Juxtarenal: The CERAB Technique For Protecting The Renal Arteries
  Presenter(s):Peter C.J. Goverde, MD / Michel M.P. Reijnen, MD, PhD  
2:50 PM - 2:55 PM DEBATE: Advantages To Balloon Expandable Stent-Grafts (Atrium) For Aorto-Iliac Occlusive Disease: Why Is It Better Than Stenting And Open Surgery
  Presenter(s):Michel M.P. Reijnen, MD, PhD / Peter C.J. Goverde, MD  
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2:56 PM - 3:01 PM DEBATE: Open Surgical Repair For Juxtarenal Aortic Occlusive Disease Is Simpler, Safer And Better Than Endovascular Approaches: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Roberto Chiesa, MD  
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3:02 PM - 3:07 PM Stent-Graft And Stent Treatment Of Juxtarenal Aortic Occlusions: How Can It Be Done Safely, What Are The Pitfalls And How Durable Is It
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
3:08 PM - 3:15 PM Panel Discussion
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Break - 40th Anniversary Celebration
(Cocktails Will Be Served)
Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
END OF SESSION 34
 
SESSION 35 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 35: MORE LOWER EXTREMITY AND RELATED HOT TOPICS
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3:45 PM - 3:50 PM Ultrasound Is A New And Critical Adjunct In The Diagnosis And Treatment Of Popliteal Entrapment Syndromes
  Presenter(s):Niten Singh, MD  
3:51 PM - 3:56 PM Where Is The Solid Data To Show That Outcomes Of Endovascular Lower Extremity Interventions Are Better Than Open Surgery
  Presenter(s):Scott L. Stevens, MD  
3:57 PM - 4:02 PM Blue Toe Syndrome – An Under-Recognized Entity: Tips And Current Advances In Diagnosis And Treatment
  Presenter(s):Afshin Assadian, MD  
4:03 PM - 4:08 PM Unusual Causes Of Blue Toe Syndrome That Are Treatable By Thrombolysis
  Presenter(s):Thomas O. McNamara, MD  
4:09 PM - 4:14 PM Atherectomy For Calcified Lesions: Which Device Works Best For Which Lesions
  Presenter(s):Lawrence A. Garcia, MD  
4:15 PM - 4:20 PM Retrograde Popliteal Access Is Safe And Effective: When And How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Mark G. Davies, MD  
4:21 PM - 4:26 PM New Findings From The ZILVER PTX Trial After 3 Years Of Observation: Do DESs Work As Well In Diabetics, For In Stent Restenosis And TASC C And D Lesions As For Standard Patients And Lesions
  Presenter(s):Michael D. Dake, MD  
4:27 PM - 4:32 PM Does Zilver PTX Drug Eluting Stenting Yield Better Results Than An Open Bypass
  Presenter(s):Marc Bosiers, MD  
4:33 PM - 4:38 PM Early Patency Results Of A Multicenter RCT Comparing In.Pact DEBs With Uncoated Balloons In SFA, Popliteal And BTK Lesions
  Presenter(s):Erik E. Debing, MD, PhD  
4:39 PM - 4:44 PM For Popliteal Lesions Is Stenting Better Than PTA: The ETAP Trial 1-Year Results
  Presenter(s):Thomas Zeller, MD  
4:45 PM - 4:51 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 35
 
SESSION 36 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 36: UPDATE ON NEW INFORMATION ABOUT ENDOLEAKS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT
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4:51 PM - 4:56 PM Recurrent Endoleaks: How Should They Be Treated And How Successful Is The Treatment
  Presenter(s):Götz M. Richter, MD, PhD  
4:57 PM - 5:02 AM Many (> 1/3) Patients With Unstable AAA Sacs And “Endotension” After EVAR Really Have Positional-Dependent Endoleaks: How To Diagnose And Treat This Problem
  Presenter(s):James May, MD, MS, FRACS, FACS  
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5:03 PM - 5:08 PM Is Perigraft Hygroma Without Endoleak A Real Cause Of Endotension And Sac Enlargement: How Should It Be Treated
  Presenter(s):John Blebea, MD, MBA  
5:09 PM - 5:14 PM Defining Endotension: An Experimental Model Explaining Why It is Really An Unrecognized Type I Endoleak
  Presenter(s):Alan M. Dietzek, MD, RPVI, FACS  
5:15 PM - 5:20 AM Translumbar Glue Embolization For Type II Endoleaks: Guidance With 3D Imaging Using Siemens Software And The Zeego System Make This Safer, More Reliable And Quicker
  Presenter(s):Neal S. Cayne, MD  
5:21 PM - 5:26 PM Trans IVC Approach To Treat Type II Endoleaks: When And How
  Presenter(s):Patrice F. Bergeron, MD  
5:27 PM - 5:32 PM Chronic Type II Endoleaks Contribute To Late Endograft Fixation Failures After EVAR And Should Be Fixed
  Presenter(s):Martin R. Back, MD  
5:33 PM - 5:38 PM What Is The Best Way To Treat Type II Endoleaks: Aggressive vs. Conservative, Route Of Treatment And Agent
  Presenter(s):Robert A. Morgan, MD  
5:39 PM - 5:44 PM Partial Conversion With Endograft Salvage For Endotension And Persistent Type II Endoleak After EVAR: When And How To Use This Simpler Way
  Presenter(s):Sonia Ronchey, MD, PhD / Nicola Mangialardi, MD  
  View Abstract      
5:45 PM - 5:50 PM DEBATE: Most Type II Endoleaks After EVAR Are Benign: For The Motion
  Presenter(s):Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD  
5:51 PM - 5:56 PM DEBATE: Most Type II Endoleaks After EVAR Are Benign: Against The Motion
  Presenter(s):Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD  
5:57 PM - 6:02 PM Most Type II Endoleaks After EVAR Should Be Taken Seriously
  Presenter(s):Jean-Pierre Becquemin, MD, FRCS  
6:03 PM - 6:08 PM Laser-Assisted Transarterial Endograft Puncture Into The AAA Sac For Type 2 Endoleak Treatment With Onyx: A New Approach: Technique And Results
  Presenter(s):Mark W. Mewissen, MD  
6:09 PM - 6:20 PM Panel Discussion

End of Program B

END OF SESSION 36
 
SESSION 37 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 37: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN VENOUS DISEASE: TREATMENT OF LARGE VEIN DISEASE AND HOT TOPICS ON IVC FILTERS
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7:10 AM - 7:14 AM Opening Remarks
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Veith, MD  
7:15 AM - 7:20 AM Improved Treatment Of Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome With Steam Venous Sclerosis And Foam
  Presenter(s):Samy S. Nitecki, MD  
  View Abstract      
7:21 AM - 7:26 AM Avoiding Pitfalls Of The Nutcracker Syndrome: Is Stenting Of The Left Renal Vein The Best Treatment
  Presenter(s):J. Leonel Villavicencio, MD  
  View Abstract      
7:27 AM - 7:32 AM DEBATE: Embolization Has A Major Role In Treatment Of Varicocele And Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  Presenter(s):Lindsay Machan, MD  
  View Abstract      
7:33 AM - 7:38 AM DEBATE: Left Renal Vein Stenting Is The Best Treatment For The Nutcracker Syndrome And Pelvic Congestion
  Presenter(s):Michael D. Dake, MD  
7:39 AM - 7:44 AM Should You Worry About The Left Renal Vein When Occluding The Left Ovarian Vein
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, RVT, FACS  
7:45 AM - 7:52 AM Panel Discussion
IVC FILTER RELATED TOPICS
Moderator(s): Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD / Seshadri Raju, MD  
7:53 AM - 7:58 AM GI Complications Of IVC Filters And Endovascular Treatment Of Filters With GI Tract Complications
  Presenter(s):Rabih A. Chaer, MD  
7:59 AM - 8:04 AM Tips And Tricks To Help Remove IVC Filters (Retrievable And Permanent) That Resist Removal
  Presenter(s):Benjamin M. Jackson, MD / Ronald M. Fairman, MD  
8:05 AM - 8:10 AM Update On The Sentry Bioconvertible Non-Retrieval IVC Filter: Early Clinical Results And Why It Is A New Horizon
  Presenter(s):David Rosenthal, MD / Albrecht H. Kramer, MD  
  View Abstract      
8:11 AM - 8:16 AM Major Complications After IVC Filter Placement And How To Avoid Them
  Presenter(s):Clifford M. Sales, MD, MBA  
  View Abstract      
8:17 AM - 8:22 AM Symptomatic Duodenal Perforation By IVC Filters: Incidence, Prevention And Treatment
  Presenter(s):Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT  
8:23 AM - 8:28 AM Why Are Retrievable IVC Filters Hard To Remove: Tips And Tricks To Do It
  Presenter(s):Brian G. DeRubertis, MD  
8:29 AM - 8:34 AM Prolonged Radiation Exposure During IVC Filter Removal And How To Avoid It
  Presenter(s):Mark D. Iafrati, MD  
8:35 AM - 8:40 AM Which Patients Should Have A Prophylactic IVC Filter Placed During Catheter Based Treatment Of Large Vein Clots: Based On A RCT – The Filter PEVI Study
  Presenter(s):Mohsen Sharifi, MD  
  View Abstract      
8:41 AM - 8:46 AM Correlation Of IVUS And CT Scan Measurements For Placement Of IVUS-Guided IVC Filters
  Presenter(s):David L. Gillespie, MD  
8:47 AM - 8:52 AM IVC Filter Usage In The US: Do The Benefits Outweigh The Risks And How Should Filter Removal Decrease The Risks While Preserving The Benefits
  Presenter(s):J. Pablo Morales, MD / Kenneth J. Cavanaugh, Jr., PhD  
8:53 AM - 9:02 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 37
 
SESSION 38 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 38: VENOUS HOT TOPICS RELATED TO CHRONIC OCCLUSIVE DISEASE, POST-PHLEBITIC SYNDROME AND VENOUS STENTS
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9:03 AM - 9:08 AM Best Medical Management Of Post-Thrombotic Syndrome: How Good Or Bad Is It
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
9:09 AM - 9:14 AM Can The Post-Thrombotic Syndrome Be Avoided
  Presenter(s):Bo G. Eklof, MD, PhD  
  View Abstract      
9:15 AM - 9:20 AM Deep Venous Stenting: Which Patients Need It, How Can One Tell, What Is The Benefit
  Presenter(s):Todd Berland, MD / Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, FACS, FACPh  
9:21 AM - 9:26 AM Ballooning And Stenting Are Not Enough For Iliac Vein Obstruction And Reflux: What Else Must Be Done
  Presenter(s):Ramesh K. Tripathi, MD, FRCS, FRACS  
  View Abstract      
9:27 AM - 9:32 AM Long-Term Outcomes Of May-Thurner Syndrome Treatment
  Presenter(s):Rabih A. Chaer, MD  
9:33 AM - 9:38 AM With Venous Stents In The IVC And Iliac Veins, Do Late Problems Develop Or Do They Provide An Effective Durable Treatment
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
9:39 AM - 9:45 AM Can Venous Stents Safely Be Placed Across The Junction Of The Common Iliac Veins And The IVC: Will It Cause Thrombosis And Problems
  Presenter(s):David L. Gillespie, MD  
9:46 AM - 9:51 AM Bilateral Iliac Vein Stenting: Improving The Raju-Neglen Fenestration Technique
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, RVT, FACS  
9:52 AM - 9:57 AM Venous Stents Below The Inguinal Ligament, Through Occluded IVC Filters And Into The Profunda Vein: Technique And Results
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
9:58 AM - 10:08 AM Panel Discussion
10:09 AM - 10:40 AM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 38
 
SESSION 39 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 39: TREATMENT OF ACUTE AND SUBACUTE LARGE VEIN THROMBOSIS AND OTHER NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN VENOUS DISEASE
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10:40 AM - 10:45 AM When Is Open Thrombectomy Or Other Open Surgical Treatment Best For The Post-Thrombotic Syndrome
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
10:46 AM - 10:51 AM Optimal Strategy For Treatment Of Symptomatic Iliofemoral DVT With Lysis, Mechanical Clot Removal And What Else
  Presenter(s):Mark W. Mewissen, MD  
10:52 AM - 10:57 AM Overview Of Current Role Of Lysis, Mechanical Thrombectomy And Stents For Acute And Subacute Iliofemoral And Caval DVT: What Is The Evidence In Support
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Meissner, MD  
10:58 AM - 11:03 AM Free Floating Thrombus In The IVC Or Iliac Veins: What Is The Risk And How Should It Be Treated
  Presenter(s):Michael C. Dalsing, MD  
  View Abstract      
11:04 AM - 11:09 AM Successful Treatment Of Acute Or Subacute Venous Obstructive Disease With The Rotarex/Aspirex Device
  Presenter(s):Andrej Schmidt, MD  
11:10 AM - 11:15 AM Are Oral Factor 10 And 2 Inhibitors (Rivaroxaban, Apixaban, Dabigatran) Here To Stay Or Not: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Bauer E. Sumpio, MD, PhD  
11:16 AM - 11:21 AM How To Use Coumadin And Newer Antithrombotic Agents After An Intervention; After Open Non-Vascular And Vascular Surgery
  Presenter(s):Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD  
11:22 AM - 11:27 AM Genetic And Other Factors Promoting DVT: How Can They Be Detected And Treated
  Presenter(s):Thomas W. Wakefield, MD  
  View Abstract      
11:28 AM - 11:33 AM Aspirin Therapy For Recurrent Venous Thromboprophylaxis Has Now Been Proven Effective
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Meissner, MD  
11:34 AM - 11:39 AM Percutaneous Foam Sclerotherapy For Venous Ulcers
  Presenter(s):Ronald G. Bush, MD / Peggy Bush, MSN, APN  
11:40 AM - 11:50 AM Panel Discussion
11:50 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break - Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 39
 
SESSION 40 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 40: OTHER NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF VENOUS DISEASE
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Tips And Tricks For Improving Treatment Of Venous Ulcers
  Presenter(s):Albeir Y. Mousa, MD  
1:06 PM - 1:11 PM SVS/AVF Guidelines For Venous Ulcer Management: How Can Costs Be Minimized
  Presenter(s):Thomas F. O'Donnell, Jr., MD  
  View Abstract      
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM A Workable Plan For The Endovenous Treatment Of Leg Ulcers: How Effective Is It And How Many Patients Are Eligible: A New Horizon For Vascular Specialists
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Important Vascular Changes During Pregnancy And Their Implications For The Vascular Surgeon And Vascular Specialist
  Presenter(s):Joann Lohr, MD  
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM When Should Acute DVT Be Treated Aggressively By Endovascular Means And When Is Conservative Treatment Best: What Is The Optimal Treatment
  Presenter(s):Cees H.A. Wittens, MD, PhD  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM What The Vascular Specialist Needs To Know About The Newer Oral Anticoagulants, Their Pitfalls And How To Use Them
  Presenter(s):Don Poldermans, MD  
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM New Techniques For Treating Central Vein Occlusions And SVC Syndrome Which Minimize The Use Of Stents: Why It Is Worthwhile
  Presenter(s):Thomas O. McNamara, MD  
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Aggressive Treatment Of Central Vein Stenoses In Patients With Threatened A-V Dialysis Access
  Presenter(s):Karl A. Illig, MD  
1:48 PM - 1:53 PM FDA Perspective On Evaluating Procedures And Devices For Treating Venous Disease – Including CCSVI
  Presenter(s):Kenneth J. Cavanaugh, Jr., PhD / J. Pablo Morales, MD  
1:54 PM - 2:04 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 40
 
SESSION 41 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 41: CALF DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS (DVT) AND SUPERFICIAL VEIN THROMBOSIS
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2:05 PM - 2:10 PM Acute Saphenous Vein Thrombosis: Anticoagulate, Ligate, Strip Or Burn
  Presenter(s):Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, FACS, FACPh  
2:11 PM - 2:16 PM DEBATE: Infrapopliteal DVT Should Not Be Treated Aggressively
  Presenter(s):Thomas W. Wakefield, MD  
  View Abstract      
2:17 PM - 2:22 AM DEBATE: Infrapopliteal DVT Is Dangerous And Should Be Treated
  Presenter(s):Joann Lohr, MD  
2:23 PM - 2:28 PM All Calf DVTs Are Not The Same: A Case For SELECTIVE Treatment
  Presenter(s):Elna M. Masuda, MD  
2:29 PM - 2:34 PM A United States Survey On The Management Of Below Knee DVT
  Presenter(s):Ross Milner, MD  
2:35 PM - 2:40 PM Should You Treat Outpatient Intramuscular DVT: With What And For How Long
  Presenter(s):Robert B. McLafferty, MD  
2:41 PM - 2:46 PM Mechanism Of Venous Valve Closure And The Role Of The Valves In The Venous Circulation
  Presenter(s):Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD  
2:47 PM - 2:52 PM Why Did Venous Valve Repair Disappear In The US
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
2:53 PM - 2:58 PM Deep Venous Valvular Reconstruction: How To Do It And Results
  Presenter(s):Marzia Lugli, MD  
2:59 PM - 3:04 PM Deep Venous Valve Reconstruction Is Underutilized
  Presenter(s):Alun H. Davies, MA, DM, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh  
  View Abstract      
3:05 PM - 3:10 PM Deep Venous Valves: Why Are They Important And When And How Should They Be Treated
  Presenter(s):Ramesh K. Tripathi, MD, FRCS, FRACS  
  View Abstract      
3:11 PM - 3:16 PM Why And How To Treat Popliteal Vein Aneurysms: The Lateral Approach May Help
  Presenter(s):Charles Strom, MD / Frank B. Pomposelli, MD  
3:17 PM - 3:32 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 41
 
SESSION 42 SCHEDULE
Wednesday
SESSION 42: INTERESTING TOPICS, CASES AND LITERATURE REVIEWS (10-MINUTE TALKS)
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3:33 PM - 3:43 PM What We Learned From The Boston Marathon Civilian Injuries
  Presenter(s):Glenn M. LaMuraglia, MD  
3:44 PM - 3:54 PM Major Venous Injuries: Lessons Learned From Iraq And Afghanistan
  Presenter(s):Todd E. Rasmussen, MD, FACS  
3:55 PM - 4:05 PM Common Femoral Vein Endovenectomy With Endoluminal Iliac Vein Recanalization For Post-Thrombotic Syndrome: Indications And Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
4:06 PM - 4:16 PM Iliocaval IVUS And Stenting: Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):Jose I. Almeida, MD, RVT, FACS  
4:17 PM - 4:27 PM Crossing Ilio-Femoral CTOs: What Approach, Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):Gerard J. O'Sullivan, MD  
4:28 PM - 4:38 PM For Near Fatal PE And Possibly Central DVT: A New Device, Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):Christopher J. Kwolek, MD  
4:39 PM - 4:49 PM Resection Of IVC For Renal Cell Cancer: Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):R. Clement Darling III, MD  
4:50 PM - 5:00 PM Deep Venous Reconstruction: Tips And Tricks – A Pictorial Video Demonstration
  Presenter(s):Peter Gloviczki, MD  
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM Panel Discussion

End of Program C

END OF SESSION 42
 
SESSION 43 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 43: NEW OR IMPROVED TECHNOLOGIES FOR VASCULAR TREATMENT
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6:55 AM - 7:00 AM Advantages Of A Fully Self-Expanding Bioabsorbable Stent Scaffold In The Treatment Of SFA Disease: Results Of The STANCE Study
  Presenter(s):Andrew Holden, MBChB  
7:01 AM - 7:06 AM Results With The Next Generation Dual Component (Nitinol And PTFE) Stent (Tigris Stent From Gore): Concept And Early Results
  Presenter(s):Konstantinos Katsanos, MSc, MD, PhD, EBIR  
7:07 AM - 7:12 AM Diagnosis Of Flow-Limiting Stenosis And Plaque Vulnerability In One Non-Invasive Test: It Will Be Possible And Clinically Useful For Evaluating Peripheral Arterial Stenoses
  Presenter(s):Christopher K. Zarins, MD  
7:13 AM - 7:18 AM Update On Biodegradable Stents In The Coronary Position And Elsewhere: Impact Of Fractures On Thrombosis And Restenosis: Why They May Be Important
  Presenter(s):Ron Waksman, MD  
7:19 AM - 7:24 AM System For Reducing Radiation Exposure While Maintaining Image Quality During Interventional Procedures
  Presenter(s):Olivier H.J. Koning, MD, PhD  
7:25 AM - 7:30 AM What’s New In Drug Eluting Stent (DES) Technology And What Difference Will It Make
  Presenter(s):Ron Waksman, MD  
7:31 AM - 7:36 AM Reentry Jugular Access Device
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Wholey, MD / Kumar Pilai, MD  
7:37 AM - 7:43 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 43
 
SESSION 44 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 44: THORACOABDOMINAL ANEURYSMS (TAAAs) AND TECHNIQUES TO
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7:43 AM - 7:48 AM DEBATE: Branched And Fenestrated Endografts Are The Way To Go For Most TAAAs And Pararenal AAAs: CHIMPS Are Almost Always Second Best
  Presenter(s):Stephan Haulon, MD  
7:49 AM - 7:55 AM DEBATE: CHIMPS Are The Best Option In Many TAAA And Pararenal AAAs For Many Reasons
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM  
7:55 AM - 8:00 AM Chimney And Sandwich Grafts Work As Well As Branched Grafts If Planning Measurements And Case Selection Are Good: What Pitfalls Must Be Avoided
  Presenter(s):Ralf R. Kolvenbach, MD  
  View Abstract      
8:01 AM - 8:06 AM Multiple Parallel Grafts (Chimneys And Periscopes) Are Safe, Effective And Durable For Treating Elective And Ruptured TAAAs And Pararenal AAAs: An Experience With 169 Grafts In 77 Patients Followed Up To 5 Years
  Presenter(s):Mario Lachat, MD  
8:07 AM - 8:12 AM Experience With More Than 100 Cases Illuminates The Fog Surrounding Chimney Grafts: When Do They Work And When Don’t They
  Presenter(s):Giovanni Torsello, MD / Konstantinos Donas, MD  
  View Abstract      
8:13 AM - 8:18 AM DEBATE: Why The Sandwich Technique Is Better Than Branched Grafts For Repairing TAAAs: What Are The Pitfalls To Avoid
  Presenter(s):Armando C. Lobato, MD, PhD  
8:19 AM - 8:24 AM DEBATE: Why Branched Grafts Are Better Than CHIMPS For Repairing TAAAs And Pararenal AAAs
  Presenter(s):Timothy A.M. Chuter, DM  
8:25 AM - 8:30 AM Well Done Snorkel Or Chimney Grafts Make Fenestrated Grafts Unnecessary For Juxtarenal AAAs: Tips And Tricks For Doing Them
  Presenter(s):Jason T. Lee, MD / Ronald L. Dalman, MD  
8:31 AM - 8:36 AM How To Perform EVAR With Renal Chimneys (Video): What Are The Key Technical Steps
  Presenter(s):Edward Y. Woo, MD / Ronald M. Fairman, MD  
8:37 AM - 8:42 AM Addressing Gutters In CHIMP Procedures Using Endoanchors (Aptus HeliFx) And The Nellix Endograft (Endologix)
  Presenter(s):Jan D. Blankensteijn, MD  
8:43 AM - 8:48 AM Tips And Tricks With Chimney Grafts For Renal Revascularization And How To Make Them Work Even Without Brachial Access
  Presenter(s):David J. Minion, MD  
8:49 AM - 8:54 AM Off-The-Shelf Branched And Fenestrated Devices For Complex AAAs
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Outcomes With Branched And Fenestrated Endografts For TAAAs And Pararenal AAAs In The Real World: How Do They Compare With Open Repair Performed By Well Trained Vascular Surgeons
  Presenter(s):Jean-Pierre Becquemin, MD, FRCS  
9:01 AM - 9:09 AM Panel Discussion
9:10 AM - 9:24 AM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 44
 
SESSION 45 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 45: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY ISCHEMIA, CLI, THE ANGIOSOME CONCEPT AND ACUTE LIMB ISCHEMIA
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9:24 AM - 9:29 AM What Is The Role For Hybrid Approaches To Aorto-Iliac And Iliofemoral Arterial Occlusive Disease
  Presenter(s):Evan C. Lipsitz, MD  
9:30 AM - 9:35 AM When Is Tibial Angioplasty For Limb Salvage Worthwhile In Patients With ESRD
  Presenter(s):Werner Lang, MD  
9:36 AM - 9:41 AM Endovascular Treatment Can Be Vital To Limb Salvage After Multiple Failed Bypasses
  Presenter(s):Florian Dick, MD / Nicolas A. Diehm, MD  
  View Abstract      
9:42 AM - 9:47 AM Open Treatments (Bypasses) Can Be Vital To Limb Salvage After Multiple Failed Endovascular Treatments
  Presenter(s):Michael S. Conte, MD  
VIEWS ON THE ANGIOSOME CONCEPT
9:48 AM - 9:53 AM The Role Of The Angiosome Concept In Distal Bypass Surgery For CLI
  Presenter(s):Gregory L. Moneta, MD  
9:54 AM - 9:59 AM Angiosomes: Do They Really Matter For Limb Salvage With Endovascular Treatments And With Open Bypasses
  Presenter(s):Robert J. Hinchliffe, MD  
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM The Angiosome Concept Is Over-Rated: Collaterals Will Usually Heal The Foot If The Revascularization Is Effective
  Presenter(s):Iris Baumgartner, MD  
10:06 AM - 10:11 AM Is Angiosome Directed Tibial Revascularization Needed For Successful Limb Salvage With Endovascular Treatment: With Open Bypasses: When Does It Not Matter
  Presenter(s):Manju Kalra, MBBS  
  View Abstract      
10:12 AM - 10:18 AM Impact Of The Quality Of The Pedal Arch On Infrapopliteal Bypass Patency And Limb Salvage: It Is Not What You Think: What About The Angiosome Concept
  Presenter(s):Hisham Rashid, FRCS, FRCS (Gen)  
10:19 AM - 10:24 AM DEBATE: Endovascular First Is The Best Strategy For Treating Acute Limb Ischemia (ALI)
  Presenter(s):Ali Amin, MD, RVT, FACS, FACC  
10:25 AM - 10:30 AM DEBATE: Endovascular Treatments Are All One Needs To Treat ALI
  Presenter(s):Gary M. Ansel, MD  
10:31 AM - 10:36 AM DEBATE: Nonsense: Open Treatments Are Often Necessary To Treat ALI
  Presenter(s):Joseph L. Mills, MD  
10:37 AM - 10:42 AM EndoRepair Of Small Popliteal Aneurysms With Ultrasound Guidance Alone: Is It Safe And Durable
  Presenter(s):Enrico Ascher, MD  
10:43 AM - 10:48 AM The Angiojet Device Works Well In ALI
  Presenter(s):Fabrizio Fanelli, MD  
10:49 AM - 10:55 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 45
 
SESSION 46 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 46: ADVANCES IN MEDICAL THERAPY OR TREATMENT OF MEDICAL PROBLEMS
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10:55 AM - 11:00 AM Controlling Lipids In Patients With PAD: How Doing So Can Improve A Vascular Surgeon’s Practice: What Steps Are Needed
  Presenter(s):Jan M.M. Heyligers, MD, PhD, FEBVS  
  View Abstract      
11:01 AM - 11:06 AM When Does Good Medical Treatment With Optimal Statin Use Result In Carotid Plaque Modification And Regression: How Does It Correlate With Decreased Stroke Risk
  Presenter(s):Andrew N. Nicolaides, MS, FRCS  
  View Abstract      
11:07 AM - 11:12 AM Tricks To Allow Statin Administration In Allegedly Statin Intolerant Patients
  Presenter(s):Don Poldermans, MD  
  View Abstract      
11:13 AM - 11:18 AM What’s New In Raising HDL: How Can It Be Done And Will It Help Patients
  Presenter(s):Ron Waksman, MD  
11:19 AM - 11:24 AM Statins Decrease Emboli During CAS: Why Does This Occur
  Presenter(s):Peter L. Faries, MD, FACS  
11:25 AM - 11:30 AM Perioperative Administration Of Clopidogrel Is Safe In Patients Undergoing Major Open Vascular Surgery On Carotid And Leg Arteries And The Aorta
  Presenter(s):Carlos Saadeh, MD, FRCSC, FACS  
  View Abstract      
11:31 AM - 11:36 AM Optimal Antiplatelet Treatment In PAD Patients Undergoing Vascular Surgery: Is Aspirin Enough
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, MS, FAHA, FACC   
11:37 AM - 11:42 AM Does An Anti-Inflammatory Drug Halt The Growth Of Small AAAs: Other Interesting Facts About Small AAA Growth: The AORTA RCT Trial vs. Placebo
  Presenter(s):Henrik Sillesen, MD, DMSc  
11:43 AM - 11:48 AM DEBATE: Vasoactive Drugs (Pletal, Trental) Are Helpful In Patients With Intermittent Claudication
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
11:49 AM - 11:54 AM DEBATE: Nonsense: Red Wine Is Better
  Presenter(s):Erich Minar, MD  
11:55 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion

End Of Program D

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 46
 
SESSION 47 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 47: NEW, REVISITED OR INTERESTING LOWER EXTREMITY TOPICS
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6:55 AM - 7:00 AM BTK Interventions For Dummies: How To Make Them Easy
  Presenter(s):Ali Amin, MD, RVT, FACS, FACC  
  View Abstract      
7:01 AM - 7:06 AM Resorbable Scaffold (Stents) In The SFA: The ESPRIT Trial Experience
  Presenter(s):Andrej Schmidt, MD / Dierk Scheinert, MD  
7:07 AM - 7:12 AM Preventing Restenosis After PTA By Subintimal Injection Of Dexamethasone
  Presenter(s):Patrice F. Bergeron, MD  
7:13 AM - 7:18 AM There Is Still A Role For Hybrid Procedures In The Endovascular Era: What Is It In The Lower Extremity
  Presenter(s):Oscar L. Ojeda, MD  
  View Abstract      
7:19 AM - 7:24 AM Combined SFA Endovascular Treatment With Distal Vein Bypass: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Giustino Marcucci, MD  
  View Abstract      
7:25 AM - 7:30 AM Alternative Access Techniques When The Common Femoral Artery Is Too Diseased, Infected Or Calcified To Be Used
  Presenter(s):Thomas O. McNamara, MD  
7:31 AM - 7:36 AM Long-Term Outcomes After Major Femoral Artery Complications Of Vascular Closure Devices: Results Of A 7-Year Danish Study
  Presenter(s):Lars Lonn, MD, PhD  
  View Abstract      
7:37 AM - 7:42 AM Role Of Lower Extremity Bypass In The Endovascular Era: It Saves Limbs
  Presenter(s):Gregory L. Moneta, MD  
7:43 AM - 7:48 AM Value Of LeGoo In Distal Bypass Operations: How To Use It And How Does It Help
  Presenter(s):Hany Zayed, MD  
7:49 AM - 8:02 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 47
 
SESSION 48 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 48: NEW AND INTERESTING AORTA RELATED TOPICS
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8:02 AM - 8:07 AM Use Of Atrial Septal Defect Closure Device To Treat A Saccular Aneurysm Of The Visceral Segment Of The Aorta
  Presenter(s):Ross Milner, MD  
8:08 AM - 8:13 AM Reintervention Rates For Elective And Emergency EVAR Are Surprisingly Similar: Why
  Presenter(s):Marc R.H.M. van Sambeek, MD, PhD  
8:14 AM - 8:19 AM 22% Of AAAs Have A Familial Basis: What Is Its Significance After EVAR
  Presenter(s):Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD  
8:20 AM - 8:25 AM Mesenteric Trash From A Shaggy Aorta In Patients Undergoing Fenestrated EVAR: Is It A Contraindication And How To Avoid The Problem
  Presenter(s):Krassi Ivancev, MD, PhD  
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8:26 AM - 8:31 AM How Often Is Reintervention Needed After TEVAR For Aortic Transection: Implications For Surveillance
  Presenter(s):Anders Wanhainen, MD, PhD / Martin Bjorck, MD, PhD  
8:32 AM - 8:37 AM PET CT Scanning To Help In The Follow-up Of Patients After EVAR: Which Patients With Endoleaks Need Reintervention And Which Do Not: Can It Decrease The Burden Of Unnecessary Imaging
  Presenter(s):Natzi Sakalihasan, MD, PhD  
8:38 AM - 8:43 AM Top 10 Tips For Treating Aortic Aneurysms After Chronic Type B Dissections: Pitfalls To Avoid
  Presenter(s):Giovanni Torsello, MD  
8:44 AM - 8:49 AM Novel Fenestration Template For Physician Modified Stent-Grafts For Pararenal AAAs
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD  
8:50 AM - 8:55 AM In Situ Fenestration For Total Arch Exclusion And Endograft Reconstruction: How Can Brain Perfusion Be Sustained: First In Man Experience
  Presenter(s):Bjõrn Sonesson, MD, PhD  
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8:56 AM - 9:01 AM Laser Fenestration Is A Safe Way To Revascularize Left Subclavian Arteries Covered During TEVAR: How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Jean M. Panneton, MD  
9:02 AM - 9:07 AM What Distinguishes Acute And Chronic Type B Aortic Dissections: Is There A Subacute Phase: Implications For TEVAR
  Presenter(s):Martin Bjorck, MD, PhD  
9:08 AM - 9:13 AM Two-Year Clinical Follow-Up After Successful Drug Eluting Stent Implantation For The Treatment Of Vasculogenic Erectile Dysfunction: Where Does The Procedure Stand
  Presenter(s):Krishna J. Rocha-Singh, MD  
9:14 AM - 9:19 AM Percutaneous Transgluteal Access To The Hypogastrics For Embolization, Etc.: How To Do It And When
  Presenter(s):Darren B. Schneider, MD  
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM Panel Discussion
9:30 AM - 9:50 AM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 48
 
SESSION 49 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 49: PROGRESS IN TREATMENT OF THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROMES (TOSs) AND
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THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROMES
9:50 AM - 9:55 AM Thoracic Outlet Syndromes: Role Of Lysis, Stenting, Surgery
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
9:56 AM - 10:01 AM What’s New In TOS Treatment And Reporting Standards: When If Ever Should Neurologic TOS Be Treated
  Presenter(s):Karl A. Illig, MD  
10:02 AM - 10:07 AM A New Test For TOS With Venous Obstruction: External Jugular Vein Distension With Arm Abduction And External Rotation
  Presenter(s):Sam S. Ahn, MD, MBA, FACS  
10:08 AM - 10:13 AM Paraclavicular Open Decompression For Venous TOS: Indications, Technique And Results
  Presenter(s):Ali Azizzadeh, MD  
10:14 AM - 10:19 AM Robot Assisted Transthoracic First Rib Resection For Venous TOS
  Presenter(s):Hans M.E. Coveliers, MD  
MISCELLANEOUS HOT TOPICS
10:20 AM - 10:25 AM Value Of Cutting Balloon Angioplasty For Treating Restenosis
  Presenter(s):Thomas O. McNamara, MD  
10:26 AM - 10:31 AM Are DEBs And DESs Worth The Cost In BTK Interventions
  Presenter(s):Thomas Zeller, MD  
10:32 AM - 10:37 AM Tips And Tricks For Radial Approach For All Endovascular Interventions: What Equipment Is Needed
  Presenter(s):Ali Amin, MD, RVT, FACS, FACC  
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10:38 AM - 10:43 AM Update On Role Of Viatorr Covered Stent For TIPS Procedures For Variceal Bleeding: Patient Survival Is Much Improved Over Esophageal Banding In A RCT
  Presenter(s):Ziv J. Haskal, MD, FACR, FAHA, FSIR  
10:44 AM - 10:50 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 49
 
SESSION 50 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 50: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN PROSTHETIC VASCULAR GRAFTS AND OTHER
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PROGRESS IN PROSTHETIC VASCULAR GRAFTS
10:51 AM - 10:55 AM 4-Year Results Of A Randomized Trial Comparing Heparin Bonded PTFE Grafts (Propaten) To Standard PTFE Grafts In The Fem-Pop Position
  Presenter(s):Jes S. Lindholt, MD  
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10:56 AM - 11:00 AM 4-Year Results Of Heparin Bonded PTFE Grafts Are Better Than Standard PTFE Grafts And May Be As Good As Saphenous Vein Grafts
  Presenter(s):Russell H. Samson, MD, RVT, FACS  
11:01 AM - 11:05 AM Long-Term Propaten Heparin Bonded PTFE Graft Patency Approaches Those Of Vein Grafts In Lower Extremity Bypass Procedures: When Is Vein Superior
  Presenter(s):Richard F. Neville, MD  
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11:06 AM - 11:10 AM Standard Grafts, Heparin Bonded Grafts, Hybrid Grafts: Role And Indications For Each In Lower Extremity Occlusive Disease
  Presenter(s):Edward Y. Woo, MD  
11:11 AM - 11:15 AM Economic Value Of Heparin Bonded Vascular Grafts (Propaten) For Lower Extremity Bypasses
  Presenter(s):Manish Mehta, MD, MPH  
11:16 AM - 11:20 AM Techniques And Advantages Of Sutureless Endoluminal Anastomoses In Lower Extremity Revascularizations: A Solution For Difficult Settings
  Presenter(s):Jean Bismuth, MD  
11:21 AM - 11:25 AM A New Composite (PTFE-Dacron) Heparin Bonded Graft (The FUSION Bioline Graft): It Performs Well In A RCT vs. Standard PTFE Grafts
  Presenter(s):Alan B. Lumsden, MD, FACS  
11:26 AM - 11:30 AM How Cost Should Impact Treatment Strategies For Management Of SFA Occlusive Disease
  Presenter(s):Dennis R. Gable, MD, FACS  
11:31 AM - 11:36 AM The ENDOMAX Trial: A RCT Comparing Bivalirudin vs. Heparin In CLI, PTRA, CAS And EVAR Procedures: Why Bivalirudin May Be Better
  Presenter(s):Barry T. Katzen, MD  
11:37 AM - 11:42 AM Upper Extremity Thromboembolectomy Using Duplex Ultrasound As The Sole Imaging Method For Diagnosis And Treatment
  Presenter(s):Anil P. Hingorani, MD  
11:43 AM - 11:48 AM Results From The MIMICS Study: Why A 3D Shaped Nitinol Stent May Be Better Than Straight Stents
  Presenter(s):Thomas Zeller, MD  
11:49 AM - 11:54 AM Influence Of Smoking On Incidence Of AAAs In Women And After Screening: When Is Rescreening Ever Indicated After A Negative AAA Scan
  Presenter(s):Anders Wanhainen, MD, PhD  
11:55 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion

End Of Program E
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 50
 
SESSION 51 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 51: MANAGEMENT OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM: FROM ORAL AGENTS TO PARENTERAL LYTICS TO MECHANICAL INTERVENTION AND SURGERY – PART 1
Moderators:Michael R. Jaff, DO  
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7:15 AM - 7:20 AM Opening Remarks
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Veith, MD  
7:20 AM - 7:30 AM Welcome And Introduction
  Presenter(s):Michael R. Jaff, DO  
7:30 AM - 7:45 AM The Basics Of Pulmonary Embolism: What Is The Role Of The History, Exam, Echocardiography And Biomarkers
  Presenter(s):Ido Weinberg, MD, MSc  
7:45 AM - 8:00 AM Novel Medical Therapies For PE
  Presenter(s):Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP, FHM, FSVM  
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy For PE: What Is The Role
  Presenter(s):Christopher Kabrhel, MD, MPH  
8:10 AM - 8:20 AM Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis For PE: A Better Lytic Alternative
  Presenter(s):Nils Kucher, MD  
8:20 AM - 8:35 AM Technical Tips For Pharmacomechanical Intervention For PE: How Do I Do It
  Presenter(s):Gary M. Ansel, MD  
8:35 AM - 8:45 AM Percutaneous Pharmacomechanical Intervention For PE: Does This Really Work And What Is The Proof
  Presenter(s):Nils Kucher, MD  
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM Case Presentations/Discussion/Questions And Answers
  Panelist(s): Florian Dick, MD / Kim J. Hodgson, MD / Michael R. Jaff, DO / Christopher Kabrhel, MD, MPH / Nils Kucher, MD / Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP, FHM, FSVM / Ido Weinberg, MD, MSc  
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 51
 
SESSION 52 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 52: MANAGEMENT OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM: FROM ORAL AGENTS TO PARENTERAL LYTICS TO MECHANICAL INTERVENTION AND SURGERY - PART 2
Moderators:Michael R. Jaff, DO  
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9:45 AM - 10:00 AM The SEATTLE Trial: Is It A Breakthrough For PE Treatment
  Presenter(s):Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD  
10:00 AM - 10:10 AM What Will The SEATTLE Trial Not Tell Us
  Presenter(s):Clifford M. Sales, MD, MBA  
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10:10 AM - 10:20 AM Vortex Strategy For Massive PE
  Presenter(s):Christopher J. Kwolek, MD  
10:20 AM - 10:35 AM ECMO And Surgical Thromboembolectomy For Massive PE: When, How, And Why
  Presenter(s):Joshua N. Baker, MD  
10:35 AM - 10:45 AM Putting It All Together: The Modern Algorithm For Management Of Massive And Submassive PE
  Presenter(s):Tod C. Engelhardt, MD  
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10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Iliac Venous Stenosis: When To Look And When To Stent
  Presenter(s):Barry T. Katzen, MD  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM The Team Approach To PE Management: The Dawn Of PERT
  Presenter(s):Kenneth Rosenfield, MD  
11:15 AM - 11:40 AM Questions And Answers
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM End of Program F
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 52
 
SESSION 53 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 53: AORTIC ANEURYSMS: JUXTARENAL, PARARENAL, THORACIC, TAAAs AND AAAs: INTRODUCTION TO THE MULTILAYER FLOW MODULATING (MLFM) STENT
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Renal Protection Strategies During TAAA Open Repair: A New Perfusion Solution, Open Renal Stenting And Bypass With The Hybrid Graft
  Presenter(s):Germano Melissano, MD / Roberto Chiesa, MD  
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Multicenter Trial Of Fenestrated Grafts In Short Neck AAAs: The COOK-FEN FDA Trial: FEVAR Works In The Real World
  Presenter(s):Luis A. Sanchez, MD  
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM DEBATE: Fenestrated EVAR (FEVAR) Is Now The Procedure Of Choice For Juxtarenal AAAs
  Presenter(s):Ian Loftus, MD  
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM DEBATE: Open Repair Is Still The Procedure Of Choice For Juxtarenal AAAs
  Presenter(s):Jean-Pierre Becquemin, MD, FRCS  
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM The Role Of Temporary Perfusion Branches With Endovascular TAAA Repair: How Can They Be Used With Neuromonitoring To Prevent Spinal Cord Ischemia (SCI)
  Presenter(s):Geert Willem H. Schurink, MD, PhD / Michael J. Jacobs, MD  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Petticoat Technique For Aortic Dissections With Visceral Ischemia And How Can Laparoscopy Improve Outcomes In This Setting
  Presenter(s):Germano Melissano, MD / Roberto Chiesa, MD  
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM Update On The Treatment Of Complex Aortic Aneurysms With Multiple Overlapping Bare Stents: Do They Really Work
  Presenter(s):Qingsheng Lu, MD / Zaiping Jing, MD  
INTRODUCTION TO MULTILAYER STENT FOR ANEURYSM TREATMENT
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Theoretical Considerations To Explain How The Multilayer Flow Modulating Bare Stent Can Work To Treat Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Edward B. Diethrich, MD  
1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Two-Year Clinical Experience With The MLFM Bare Stent To Treat Complex Aortic Aneurysms With Vital Branch Involvement: The French Registry Results
  Presenter(s):Claude D. Vaislic, MD  
1:54 PM - 1:59 PM A Skeptic’s View Of The MLFM Bare Stent As A Treatment For Complex Aortic Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Piergiorgio Cao, MD, FRCS  
2:00 PM - 2:06 PM Panel Discusion
END OF SESSION 53
 
SESSION 54 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 54: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN IMAGING, ROBOTICS, LAPAROSCOPY AND
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2:07 PM - 2:12 PM Summary Of Experience With The Hansen Megellan System For Robotic Assisted Complex And Routine Endovascular Procedures: Advantages And Limitations
  Presenter(s):Nicholas J.W. Cheshire, MD  
2:13 PM - 2:18 PM Clinical Experience With Vascular Robotics (Hansen) In EVAR, Carotid And Other Vascular Applications
  Presenter(s):Barry T. Katzen, MD  
2:19 PM - 2:24 PM Update On New Tools For 3D Navigation In Endovascular Procedures
  Presenter(s):Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD  
2:25 PM - 2:30 PM The Vessel Navigator From Philips: Is It A Toy Or A Useful Tool For EVAR
  Presenter(s):Jan S. Brunkwall, MD, PhD  
2:31 PM - 2:36 PM DEBATE: Fancy Fluoroscopy With 3D Imaging, Fusion And Good Software Are The Best Way To Simplify The Endovascular Treatment Of Complex AAAs And Are The Way To Go
  Presenter(s):Neal S. Cayne, MD  
2:37 PM - 2:42 PM DEBATE: IVUS Is Better Than Fancy Fluoroscopy For Complex AAAs
  Presenter(s):Carlos H. Timaran, MD  
2:43 PM - 2:48 PM Future Of 3D Ultrasound In Measuring AAAs: Why Is It Important: What Diameter Should Be Used: And Why Old Natural History Studies May Be Misleading
  Presenter(s):Henrik Sillesen, MD, DMSc  
2:49 PM - 2:54 PM DEBATE: Laparoscopic Techniques Are Important To Vascular Surgeons And Worth Learning
  Presenter(s):Joseph S. Giglia, MD  
2:55 PM - 3:00 PM DEBATE: Not So: An Enthusiast In Laparoscopic Vascular Surgery Has Been Converted To A Non-Believer
  Presenter(s):Willem Wisselink, MD  
3:01 PM - 3:06 PM What Is Operator Controlled Imaging (OCI): How Can It Reduce Radiation Exposure To Operators And Patients
  Presenter(s):Robert J. Hinchliffe, MD  
3:07 PM - 3:30 PM Panel Discussion And Break
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 54
 
SESSION 55 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 55: ADVANCES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF RUPTURED AAAs
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3:31 PM - 3:36 PM New Developments In The Diagnosis Of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome With Ruptured AAAs: Tips And Tricks For Management
  Presenter(s):Martin Bjorck, MD, PhD  
3:37 PM - 3:42 PM DEBATE: We Do Not Need A RCT Comparing EVAR With Open Repair For Ruptured AAAs: EVAR Has Already Proven To Be Better
  Presenter(s):Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD  
3:43 PM - 3:48 PM DEBATE: Of Course We Need Level I Evidence: The IMPROVE Trial Is A Good One: What Are Its Results And What If It Fails To Show Benefit
  Presenter(s):Janet T. Powell, MD, PhD  
3:49 PM - 3:54 PM Technique For Supraceliac Balloon Aortic Control During EVAR For Ruptured AAA (Video)
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Veith, MD / Neal S. Cayne, MD / Todd Berland, MD  
3:55 PM - 4:00 PM Clinical Experience With A One Shot Occlusion Balloon For Emergency Aortic Control For Ruptured AAAs And Other Large Vessel Bleeding
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD  
4:01 PM - 4:06 PM Balloon Control For Ruptured AAAs: When And When Not To Use
  Presenter(s):George H. Meier III, MD  
4:07 PM - 4:12 PM DEBATE: EVAR Is No Better Than Open Repair (OR) For Ruptured AAAs
  Presenter(s):Michel Makaroun, MD  
4:13 PM - 4:18 PM DEBATE: Nonsense: Data Showing Equality Of EVAR And OR For Ruptured AAAs Is Flawed: If Done Right EVAR Is Superior
  Presenter(s):Sherif Sultan, MD, FRCS, EBQS-VASC  
4:19 PM - 4:24 PM 100% Of Ruptured AAAs Can Be Treated Endovascularly If Chimneys And Periscopes Are Used: Outcomes Are Good And Turn-Down Rates Are Low
  Presenter(s):Dieter O. Mayer, MD / Thomas Larzon, MD, PhD / Mario Lachat, MD  
4:25 PM - 4:30 PM EVAR Is A Feasible Option For Ruptured Suprarenal AAAs And TAAAs
  Presenter(s):Ralf R. Kolvenbach, MD  
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4:31 PM - 4:36 PM Treatment Of Ruptured Pararenal AAAs And TAAAs Can Be Treated Successfully With Off-The-Shelf Devices: Is There Any Role For OR
  Presenter(s):Timothy A. Resch, MD, PhD  
4:37 PM - 4:43 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 55
 
SESSION 56 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 56: MORE ON AORTIC ANEURYSMS, CHIMPS AND AORTIC BRANCH ARTERIES
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4:43 PM - 4:48 PM Hybrid Procedures Are The Way To Go For TAAAs In Young Patients With Hereditary Collagen Disorders: Use Of Gore Hybrid Grafts And The VORTEC Technique To Facilitate Branch Anastomoses
  Presenter(s):Sebastian E. Debus, MD, PhD  
4:49 PM - 4:54 PM DEBATE:Debranching Works Well For Arch Aneurysms And Is Currently The Procedure Of Choice For Most: Lessons Learned From An Experience With More Than 160 Arch Aneurysms And Dissections
  Presenter(s):Roberto Chiesa, MD / Germano Melissano, MD  
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4:55 PM - 5:00 PM DEBATE:New Data On Double And Triple Chimney Grafts For Arch Lesions: Will They Eliminate The Need For Branched Grafts And Hybrid Procedures
  Presenter(s):Jan S. Brunkwall, MD, PhD  
5:01 PM - 5:06 PM How To Make Arch Chimneys Work: They Are The Way To Go
  Presenter(s):Thomas Larzon, MD, PhD  
5:07 PM - 5:12 PM Indications And Outcomes For Arch Chimney Grafts - When Do They Work And When Don’t They: How To Avoid Pitfalls
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
5:13 PM - 5:18 PM Four-Year Follow-Up On Arch Chimneys: They Are Durable
  Presenter(s):Nicola Mangialardi, MD / Sonia Ronchey, MD, PhD  
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5:19 PM - 5:24 PM A Note Of Caution Regarding Chimney Grafts: They Are Not As Good As Some Claim
  Presenter(s):Willem Wisselink, MD  
5:25 PM - 5:30 PM Renal Chimney Grafts Do Work And Can Be Placed From The Groins: The Push-Up Technique
  Presenter(s):Mario Lachat, MD  
5:31 PM - 5:36 PM Isolated Renal And Visceral Artery Dissection Should Be Treated Medically
  Presenter(s):Thomas C. Bower, MD  
  View Abstract      
5:37 PM - 5:42 PM Anatomic Feasibility Of Off-The-Shelf Fenestrated Endografts To Treat Juxta And Pararenal AAAs: Comparison Of The P-Branch (Cook) And Ventana (Endologix) Devices: What Proportion Of Patients Are Suitable
  Presenter(s):Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, FACS  
5:43 PM - 5:50 PM Panel Discussion

End Of Program G

END OF SESSION 56
 
SESSION 57 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 57: MANAGEMENT OF INFECTED GRAFTS AFTER EVAR AND OPEN SURGERY: ROLE OF EVAR FOR MYCOTIC ANEURYSMS
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1:00 PM - 1:05 AM Graft Infections After EVAR: How Should They Be Diagnosed And Treated
  Presenter(s):Keith D. Calligaro, MD  
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Treatment Of Infected Grafts After EVAR: Is There Hope
  Presenter(s):Edward Y. Woo, MD  
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Infection Following EVAR: An Under-Reported Problem With Old Solutions And New Challenges: What Should We Be Doing For This Problem
  Presenter(s):Laura Capoccia, MD, PhD  
1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Does Semiconservative Treatment Of Infected Aortic Grafts And Endografts – With Salvage Of The Graft Work: What Are The Requirements To Make It Work
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Diagnosis Of Vascular Prosthetic Graft Infection By PET/SPECT Scanning
  Presenter(s):Clark J. Zeebregts, MD, PhD  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM How Well Do Cryopreserved Allografts Used In In-Line Reconstructions Work For Aortic Graft Infection: When Should They Not Be Used
  Presenter(s):Peter F. Lawrence, MD  
1:36 PM - 1:41 PM In Situ Reconstruction Is The Preferred Treatment For Aortic Graft Enteric Erosion Or Fistula
  Presenter(s):Thomas C. Bower, MD  
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1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Endovascular Treatment Of Infected AAAs (Mycotic Aneurysms): Virulence Of The Organism Is Key: Is Surgical Drainage And Debridement Always Necessary
  Presenter(s):Kamphol Laohapensang, MD  
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1:48 PM - 1:53 PM EVAR Treatment Of Infected AAAs Can Be Effective Long-Term Without Secondary Treatment: What Are The Requirements
  Presenter(s):Boonprasit Kritpracha, MD  
1:54 PM - 1:59 PM Next Generation Antimicrobial Silver-Triclosan Vascular Prosthetic Grafts (Synergy/Maquet): How Good Will They Be And Will They Enable In Situ Repair In Patients With Graft Infections (European Results)
  Presenter(s):Max Zegelman, MD, PhD  
  View Abstract      
2:00 PM - 2:06 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 57
 
SESSION 58 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 58: INTERESTING NEW LOWER AND UPPER EXTREMITY AND STEM CELL TOPICS
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2:06 PM - 2:11 PM Updated Strategies To Treat Acute Arterial Complications Of Total Knee And Hip Replacements
  Presenter(s):Maria Antonella Ruffino, MD  
2:12 PM - 2:17 PM New Cutting Balloon Technology To Improve The Results Of Endovascular Treatment Of Lower Extremity Ischemia: The Chocolate Balloon
  Presenter(s):Syed M. Hussain, MD  
2:18 PM - 2:23 PM DEBATE: Open Bypasses For Severe Upper Extremity Digital Ischemia: There Is A Role
  Presenter(s):R. Clement Darling III, MD  
2:24 PM - 2:29 PM DEBATE: With Good Endovascular Techniques There Is No Role For Bypasses In Upper Extremity And Digital Ischemia
  Presenter(s):Roberto Ferraresi, MD  
2:30 PM - 2:35 PM Image Sharing Telemedicine Connects PACS Systems Via A VPN Network
  Presenter(s):Jon S. Matsumura, MD  
2:36 PM - 2:41 PM A New Simplified Less Invasive And Better Technique For Treating Iliofemoral Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Zoran Rancic, MD, PhD  
2:42 PM - 2:47 PM When Should Femoral Aneurysms Be Treated And How
  Presenter(s):Peter F. Lawrence, MD  
2:48 PM - 2:53 PM What Is The Best Treatment For Intermittent Claudication Due To SFA Occlusion Based On All Trial Data
  Presenter(s):Lawrence A. Garcia, MD  
2:54 PM - 2:59 PM In.Pact DEB In The SFA For Intermittent Claudication: Is It Justified
  Presenter(s):Peter Gaines, MD  
3:00 PM - 3:05 PM Role Of Open Operative And Non-Operative Treatment For Intermittent Claudication: When Is Open Operation Better Than Endovascular Treatment
  Presenter(s):Gregory L. Moneta, MD  
3:06 PM - 3:11 PM Critical Review Of Stem Cell Treatment For CLI: False Hope Or True Promise
  Presenter(s):Sherif Sultan, MD, FRCS, EBQS-VASC  
3:12 PM - 3:17 PM What’s New In The Clinical Trial Of Stem Cells And Angiogenesis: Is There A Role In Treating Lower Extremity Ischemia
  Presenter(s):Richard J. Powell, MD  
3:18 PM - 3:23 PM What’s New In Stem Cell Research: Are Positive Results In The Heart Going To Be Reflected In The Leg
  Presenter(s):Alan Dardik, MD, PhD  
3:24 PM - 3:45 PM Panel Discussion And Break
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 58
 
SESSION 59 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 59: MORE HOT TOPICS RELATED TO THE THORACIC AORTA
Moderators:Rodney A. White, MD / Wei Guo Fu, MD  
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3:45 PM - 3:50 PM Errors In Aortic Sizing Can Be Due To Non-Circular Aortas And Systolic-Diastolic Variability: How To Avoid These Errors By EKG Gated CTA And Other Means
  Presenter(s):Juan C. Parodi, MD / Ramon Berguer, MD, PhD  
3:51 PM - 3:56 PM Which Uncomplicated Acute Type B Aortic Dissection Should Not Be Treated Medically: The Size Of The Primary Tear, Its Location And False Lumen Flow Matter And Can Mandate TEVAR Treatment
  Presenter(s):Richard G.J. Gibbs, FRCS  
3:57 PM - 4:02 PM How To Better Understand Spinal Cord Ischemia (SCI) During TEVAR
  Presenter(s):Germano Melissano, MD  
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4:03 PM - 4:08 PM DEBATE: CSF Drainage Is Not Always Needed During TEVAR: It Can Be Done When Necessary: The Case Against Prophylaxis
  Presenter(s):Burkhart Zipfel, MD  
4:09 PM - 4:14 PM DEBATE: SCI Prophylaxis With CSF Drainage Is Better Than Rescue Treatment With EVAR: The Case For Wider Use Of CSF Drainage
  Presenter(s):Charles W. Acher, MD  
  View Abstract      
4:15 PM - 4:21 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 59
 
SESSION 60 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 60: MORE NEW DEVELOPMENTS RELATED TO LOWER EXTREMITY DISEASE AND MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
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4:21 PM - 4:26 PM Use Of The Art Assist Device In The Treatment Of CLI: How Does It Work And When Should It Be Used
  Presenter(s):Andrew N. Nicolaides, MS, FRCS  
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4:27 PM - 4:32 PM Novel Enodvascular Method For Completely Percutaneous Femoropopliteal Bypass: Experimental And Initial Clinical Experience
  Presenter(s):James D. Joye, DO  
4:33 PM - 4:38 PM "Time Is Tissue": A New Systematic Approach To Diabetic Foot Infections: Is It Really New Or Just Newly Recognized
  Presenter(s):Carlo Setacci, MD / Francesco Setacci, MD  
4:39 PM - 4:44 PM Tips And Pitfalls For Saving CLI Limbs In Dialysis Patients: They Are Difficult But Limbs Can Be Saved Even With Poor Runoff, Extensive Calcium And Advanced Gangrene
  Presenter(s):Nobuyoshi Azuma, MD  
4:45 PM - 4:50 PM Impact Of Age, ESRD, And Diabetes On Mortality After Lower Extremity Bypasses: Diabetes Doesn’t Matter; The Others Do
  Presenter(s):Hisham Rashid, FRCS, FRCS (Gen)  
4:51 PM - 4:56 PM Effectiveness Of Statins On Outcomes After SFA Interventions For CLI
  Presenter(s):Mark G. Davies, MD  
4:57 PM - 5:02 PM XXS Study: A RCT Of PTA vs. Stents In CLI Patients
  Presenter(s):Gunnar Tepe, MD  
5:03 PM - 5:08 PM The Unique Properties Of A 3D Helical Stent
  Presenter(s):Peter Gaines, MD  
5:09 PM - 5:14 PM Is There A Role For DEBs In Heavily Calcified Arteries
  Presenter(s):Fabrizio Fanelli, MD  
MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
5:15 PM - 5:20 PM Tips And Tricks On How To Use CO2 For Arteriography: When Should It Not Be Used
  Presenter(s):Kyung Cho, MD  
5:21 PM - 5:26 PM Pulsatile Venous Tinnitus In Young Women: A Scary But Easily Fixed Symptom: Its Pathogenesis, Diagnosis And Treatment
  Presenter(s):Ramon Berguer, MD, PhD  
5:27 PM - 5:32 PM Effect Of A Posture Shirt On Throwing Velocity, Throwing Accuracy And Blood Flow Of Baseball Pitchers
  Presenter(s):Fred A. Weaver, MD  
  View Abstract      
5:33 PM - 5:38 PM Tips And Tricks On How To Reduce Radiation Exposure
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
5:39 PM - 5:44 PM CFA PTA And Stenting: Does It Work And Can It Be Done In An Office Setting
  Presenter(s):Sam S. Ahn, MD, MBA, FACS  
5:45 PM - 5:55 PM Panel Discussion

End Of Program H

END OF SESSION 60
 
SESSION 61 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 61: LARGE VEIN OCCLUSION: UNMET NEEDS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE FUTURE
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Venous Disease From The Foot To The Heart: How Large Is The Need And Why Its Treatment Should Be Considered By The Vascular Practitioner
  Presenter(s):Peter Gloviczki, MD  
1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Calf Vein DVT: Incidence And Treatment Implications For The Clinician And The Patient
  Presenter(s):Ross Milner, MD  
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Lower Extremity DVT In Women: Is The Disease Any Different Than In Men
  Presenter(s):Joann Lohr, MD  
1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Highlights Of The 2013 International Guidelines on the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism
  Presenter(s):Andrew N. Nicolaides, MS, FRCS  
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Venous Quality Of Life Indices: What Are They And Are They Of Use Only For Research Or Should We Use Them To Follow Our Patients Clinically
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Optimal Institutional Program For Venous Thromboembolism And DVT Prevention: Proof That It Works And Is Cost Effective
  Presenter(s):Nicholas J. Morrissey, MD  
1:36 PM - 1:41 PM DEBATE: Expanding Treatment To Chronic Iliofemoral Venous Occlusion: Like Arterial Occlusion, They Are Best Managed By Relieving The Obstruction
  Presenter(s):Mark W. Mewissen, MD  
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM DEBATE: Chronic Iliofemoral Venous Occlusion Dictates A Medical Solution In Some Patients
  Presenter(s):Thomas W. Wakefield, MD  
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1:48 PM - 1:54 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 61
 
SESSION 62 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 62: OTHER COMMONLY ENCOUNTERED VENOUS OCCLUSIVE PROBLEMS AND THEIR TREATMENT
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1:55 PM - 2:00 PM Upper Extremity Venous Disease- Missed Opportunities For Improving Long-Term Patient Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Karl A. Illig, MD  
2:01 PM - 2:06 PM Axillo-Subclavian Venous Stenoses: Underdiagnosed And Thus Undertreated
  Presenter(s):Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT  
2:07 PM - 2:12 PM DEBATE: Axillo-Subclavian Stenoses Unmasked By Thrombolysis Should Be Treated With Angioplasty And Stenting
  Presenter(s):Robert A. Lookstein, MD, FSIR, FAHA  
2:13 PM - 2:18 PM DEBATE: Axillo-Subclavian Stenoses Unmasked by Thrombolysis Should Be Treated With Surgical Reconstruction And Thoracic Outlet Decompression
  Presenter(s):Ali Azizzadeh, MD  
2:19 PM - 2:24 PM The Incidence Of DVT After Saphenous Venous Ablation Is Low But Is Correlated With The Technique
  Presenter(s):Lois A. Killewich, MD, PhD  
2:25 PM - 2:30 PM DEBATE: Calf Vein DVTs Are Dangerous And Should Be Treated
  Presenter(s):Anil P. Hingorani, MD  
2:31 PM - 2:36 PM DEBATE: All Calf DVTs Are Not The Same: A Case For Selective Treatment
  Presenter(s):Elna M. Masuda, MD  
2:37 PM - 2:45 PM Panel Discussion
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Break - Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 62
 
SESSION 63 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 63: TREATMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY DVT: BALLOONS, STENTS, THROMBOLYSIS, ULTRASOUND, AND MECHANICAL THROMBECTOMY
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3:16 PM - 3:21 PM Lower Extremity Veins Are Different Than Arteries: Stents Used In Veins Should Be Engineered For Veins
  Presenter(s):Cees H.A. Wittens, MD, PhD  
3:22 PM - 3:27 PM DEBATE:Anticoagulation Is Warranted After Venous Stenting Of Chronic Iliofemoral Venous Occlusions: Aspirin Is Not Enough
  Presenter(s):Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC  
3:28 PM - 3:33 PM DEBATE:Patency After Stenting Of Chronic Iliofemoral Venous Occlusion Is Not Improved With Angicoagulation: Aspirin Is Adequate
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
3:34 PM - 3:39 PM Stenting Across The Inguinal Ligament: Devices, Technique, And Results
  Presenter(s):Cees H.A. Wittens, MD, PhD  
3:40 PM - 3:45 PM Acute DVT Treatment: Anticoagulation vs. Angiojet Assisted Thrombolysis: The Pearl Registry
  Presenter(s):Robert A. Lookstein, MD, FSIR, FAHA  
3:46 PM - 3:51 PM Catheter Directed Thrombolysis Improves Outcomes For Acute DVT: CaVent, ATTRACT And Dutch CAVA Trials
  Presenter(s):Rick De Graaf, MD, PhD  
3:52 PM - 3:57 PM Rapid Pharmacomechanical Venous Clot Removal In The High Risk Patient With Ultrasound Accelerated Lysis: Downgrading Contraindications From Absolute To Relative
  Presenter(s):Mark J. Garcia, MD  
3:58 PM - 4:03 PM The Ekosonic System For Penetrating Thrombus In Veins
  Presenter(s):Jean-Paul de Vries, MD, PhD  
4:04 PM - 4:09 PM Clinical Practice Guidelines For Management Of Acute DVT
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Meissner, MD  
4:10 PM - 4:15 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 63
 
SESSION 64 SCHEDULE
Thursday
SESSION 64: INFERIOR VENA CAVAL ISSUES: ENDOVASCULAR AND OPEN SURGICAL MANAGEMENT
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4:16 PM - 4:21 PM Why Aren’t Retrievable IVC Filters Retrieved
  Presenter(s):Ronald L. Dalman, MD  
4:22 PM - 4:27 PM Ultrasound-Assisted Thrombolysis For DVT Including The IVC And Iliac Veins
  Presenter(s):Nils Kucher, MD / Iris Baumgartner, MD  
4:28 PM - 4:33 PM Update On The Trellis Device For Treating Thrombi That Trail Into The IVC
  Presenter(s):Paul J. Gagne, MD  
4:34 PM - 4:39 PM Stenting For Chronic IVC Occlusion
  Presenter(s):Seshadri Raju, MD  
4:40 PM - 4:45 PM Malignant IVC Stenosis And Occlusion: Is Vascular Reconstruction Necessary At The Time Of Tumor Resection
  Presenter(s):Timur P. Sarac, MD  
4:46 PM - 4:51 PM Management Of Iatrogenic IVC Injury: Techniques In The Exsanguinating Patient
  Presenter(s):Peter Gloviczki, MD  
4:52 PM - 5:00 PM Panel Discussion

End of Program I

END OF SESSION 64
 
SESSION 65 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 65: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN TREATMENT OF AAAs
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6:55 AM - 7:00 AM A Way To Simplify FEVAR With Difficult Anatomy: Sequential Catheterizations And Progressive Endograft Deployment: The SCAPED Technique
  Presenter(s):Carlos H. Timaran, MD  
7:01 AM - 7:06 AM Can We Reduce Follow-up Protocols After EVAR For Some Patients: How Can It Be Done And In Which Patients
  Presenter(s):Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD  
7:07 AM - 7:12 AM PET CT Can Predict Rupture Risk In Small AAAs And Safety In Following Large AAAs
  Presenter(s):Natzi Sakalihasan, MD, PhD  
7:13 AM - 7:18 AM What Is The Role For Open AAA Repair In The Endovascular Era: Who Should Be Doing It
  Presenter(s):Karl H. Orend, MD  
7:19 AM - 7:24 AM Are All Inflammatory AAAs Best Treated By EVAR
  Presenter(s):Manju Kalra, MBBS  
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7:25 AM - 7:30 AM Operative Management Of AAAs In Infants And Early Childhood: What Are They Due To And What Are The Long-Term Results
  Presenter(s):James C. Stanley, MD  
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7:31 AM - 7:36 AM How To Do EVAR As An Outpatient Procedure: Experience In >100 Patients Show There Is No Downside And Many Advantages
  Presenter(s):Mario Lachat, MD / Jacques Bleyn, MD  
7:37 AM - 7:42 AM Changes In EVAR Outcomes Over The Last 10 Years: Comparison Of EUROSTAR And ENGAGE Registry Results: Why Is There A Difference
  Presenter(s):Marc R.H.M. van Sambeek, MD, PhD  
7:43 AM - 7:48 AM Towards The Prevention Of Secondary Sac Rupture After EVAR
  Presenter(s):Roger M. Greenhalgh, MD  
7:49 AM - 7:54 AM DEBATE: Late Results Of The OVER And EVAR Trials Show That EVAR Is No Better Than Open Repair
  Presenter(s):Frank A. Lederle, MD  
7:55 AM - 8:00 AM DEBATE: Nonsense: The Late Results Of OVER And EVAR Prove EVAR Is Better
  Presenter(s):Juan C. Parodi, MD / Benjamin W. Starnes, MD / Christopher J. Kwolek, MD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
8:01 AM - 8:06 AM EVAR Does Make A Difference And Improves Overall Outcomes Of Elective And Ruptured AAAs Despite The Trials: Based On Information From The US Medicare Database
  Presenter(s):Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD  
8:07 AM - 8:14 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 65
 
SESSION 66 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 66: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN DISEASES OF MAJOR AORTIC BRANCHES
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8:14 AM - 8:19 AM Technique For Laparoscopic Treatment Of Arculate Ligament Syndrome And Celiac Compression: Is It A Better Way
  Presenter(s):Yves Alimi, MD  
8:20 AM - 8:25 AM Tips And Tricks For Minimal Touch Techniques To Avoid Atheroembolization During Renal And Visceral PTA And Stenting
  Presenter(s):Kim J. Hodgson, MD  
8:26 AM - 8:31 AM Renal And Visceral Artery Stenoses: When And How Are They Best Treated
  Presenter(s):Sebastian E. Debus, MD, PhD  
8:32 AM - 8:37 AM Late Breaking Results From The CORAL Trial And Other Information: What Is The Current Role For Renal Artery Stenting (RAS)
  Presenter(s):Thomas A. Sos, MD  
8:38 AM - 8:43 AM The Need For Distal Protection During RAS: When And How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Max Amor, MD  
8:44 AM - 8:49 AM Role For Covered Stents In Renal And Visceral Lesions: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, FACS  
8:50 AM - 8:55 AM Viabahn And Gore Hybrid Grafts To Decrease Renal And Mesenteric Ischemia In Visceral Segment Debranching Procedures (Using The Lachat Concept)
  Presenter(s):Michael C. Stoner, MD  
8:56 AM - 9:01 AM Endovascular Treatment Of Acute Mesenteric Ischemia: Role Of First Look Laparoscopy
  Presenter(s):Joseph S. Giglia, MD  
9:02 AM - 9:07 AM Endovascular Treatment Of 3 Mesenteric Arteries: When Is It Indicated And Needed
  Presenter(s):Furuzan Numan, MD  
HYPOGASTRIC ARTERIES DURING EVAR
9:08 AM - 9:13 AM Tips And Tricks For Coil Occlusion Of Hypogastric Arteries Using A New Large Volume Detachable Coil: The Penumbra RUBY Coil
  Presenter(s):Frank R. Arko, MD  
9:14 AM - 9:19 AM Technique And Long-Term Results Of The Trifurcated Endograft Method For Hypogastric Revascularization During EVAR With Iliac Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):David J. Minion, MD  
9:20 AM - 9:25 AM Long-Term Results Of Sandwich Techniques For Complex Aorto-Iliac And Common Iliac Aneurysms: The Brazilian Registry Shows Them To Be Better Than Hypogastric Exclusion By Coil Embolization And Bell Bottom Techniques
  Presenter(s):Armando C. Lobato, MD, PhD  
9:26 AM - 9:31 AM New Off-The-Shelf Gore Branched Internal Iliac Device For Hypogastric Revascularization: Technique And Early Clinical Experience
  Presenter(s):Piergiorgio Cao, MD, FRCS  
9:32 AM - 9:39 AM Panel Discussion
9:39 AM - 9:54 AM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 66
 
SESSION 67 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 67: ISSUES RELATED TO BUSINESS, GOVERNMENT, HEALTH CARE REFORM, INDUSTRY AND ETHICS
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9:54 AM - 9:59 AM Unintentional Consequences Of Disruptive Technology
  Presenter(s):Edward B. Diethrich, MD  
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM Is It Time For Physicians To Unionize And Why
  Presenter(s):Timothy M. Sullivan, MD  
10:06 AM - 10:11 AM Will Vascular Surgeons Continue To Lead Vascular Surgery Within Vascular Centers Or Will Other Specialists Become Dominant As They Have In Many Important Institutions
  Presenter(s):Ramon Berguer, MD, PhD  
10:12 AM - 10:17 AM Differences In The Independent Or Monospecialty Status Of Vascular Surgery In Europe And The US: How Has Independence Helped Vascular Surgery In Europe
  Presenter(s):Florian Dick, MD  
10:18 AM - 10:23 AM Are There Storm Clouds On The Horizon For Vascular Surgery: What Are They And What Can We Do About Them
  Presenter(s):Bruce A. Perler, MD, MBA  
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10:24 AM - 10:29 AM Impact Of Obamacare (ACA) On Vascular Surgeons/Specialists: How Will It Impact On The Way We Practice And Use Advanced Technology
  Presenter(s):Glenn Jacobowitz, MD  
10:30 AM - 10:35 AM Impact Of Obamacare (ACA) On American Medicine: An Industry Point Of View
  Presenter(s):Kem Hawkins, MBA  
10:36 AM - 10:41 AM Impact Of Obamacare (ACA) On American Medicine: Will it Be As Bad As We Fear: An Academic And Clinical Leader’s Point Of View
  Presenter(s):Clifford J. Buckley, MD  
10:42 AM - 10:47 AM Impact Of Obamacare On Vascular Surgery: An SVS And Government Relations Leader’s Point Of View
  Presenter(s):Robert M. Zwolak, MD, PhD  
10:48 AM - 10:53 AM ABC Of ACOs/Shared Demonstration Project: Understanding The Program And The Reimbursement Impact: Will Vascular Surgeons Be Poor
  Presenter(s):Sean P. Roddy, MD  
10:54 AM - 10:59 AM Health Care And Physician Organization Models To Help Us Survive In The Next Decade
  Presenter(s):Barry T. Katzen, MD  
OFFICE-BASED PRACTICE
11:00 AM - 11:05 AM Office Based PAD Labs: How Can They Help Your Practice And What Equipment Is Needed
  Presenter(s):Russell H. Samson, MD, RVT, FACS  
11:06 AM - 11:11 AM Advantages Of An Office Based Angiosuite For An Academic Vascular Practice: Hurricane Sandy Did Us A Favor
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Adelman, MD  
11:12 AM - 11:17 AM Economic Advantages To Setting Up An Office Practice For Venous Procedures, Angiography And PTA: What Are The Pitfalls To Avoid And Is Duplex Essential
  Presenter(s):Enrico Ascher, MD  
11:18 AM - 11:23 AM Risks And Benefits Of Employment Contracts For Vascular Surgeons/Specialists
  Presenter(s):O. William Brown, MD, JD  
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11:24 AM - 11:29 AM What To Do When A Jehovah’s Witness Requires A Blood Transfusion During Emergency Surgery
  Presenter(s):James W. Jones, MD, PhD, MHA  
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11:30 AM - 11:36 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 67
 
SESSION 68 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 68: A TRIBUTE TO OUR MILITARY (8 AND 10-MINUTE TALKS)
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11:36 AM - 11:44 AM How Has The Treatment Of Battle Casualties Advanced Between Vietnam And Iraq And Afghanistan: A New Emergency Response Aortic Occlusion System (ER-AOS) For Hemorrhagic Shock Is On The Horizon
  Presenter(s):Todd E. Rasmussen, MD, FACS / Norman M. Rich, MD, FACS, DMCC  
11:45 AM - 11:55 AM Experiences Of A Surgeon Astronaut And His Comments About Today’s World
  Presenter(s):Lee M. Morin, MD, PhD  
  View Abstract      
11:55 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 68
 
SESSION 69 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 69: INTERESTING HOT TOPICS AND UPDATES
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7:00 AM - 7:05 AM Treatment Of Hematomas Following Arterial Punctures: How To Avoid Malpractice Claims
  Presenter(s):O. William Brown, MD, JD  
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7:06 AM - 7:11 AM Technical Tips For Cracking And Paving With Bad Iliacs And Other Options For Patients With Poor Access
  Presenter(s):Timothy A. Resch, MD, PhD / Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
7:12 AM - 7:17 AM Prevention And Treatment Of A-V Fistulas After Fogarty Embolectomy And PTA
  Presenter(s):Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD  
7:18 AM - 7:23 AM Duplex Ultrasound As The Sole Imaging Technique For Treating CLI
  Presenter(s):Sherif Sultan, MD, FRCS, EBQS-VASC  
7:24 AM - 7:29 AM Advantages Of The Proteus Angioslide Embolic Capture Device For Treating Fem-Pop Disease: When Is It Indicated
  Presenter(s):Peter C.J. Goverde, MD  
7:30 AM - 7:35 AM With EVAR Its Not Just Anatomy: Race, Ethnicity And Gender Influence Outcomes And Cost
  Presenter(s):Bruce A. Perler, MD, MBA  
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7:36 AM - 7:41 AM What’s New In DES For Fem-Pop And BTK Lesions: Results Of The DESTINY 2 And PES BTK-70 Trials With Paclitaxil And Everolimus Eluting Stents
  Presenter(s):Koen Deloose, MD / Marc Bosiers, MD  
7:42 AM - 7:47 AM Two-Year Results Of The Protégé-Everflex Stent (EV-3) To Treat Popliteal Lesions: The DURABILITY-POP Trial
  Presenter(s):Patrick Peeters, MD  
7:48 AM - 7:53 AM Role And Importance Of The Anesthesiologist In Minimally Invasive Procedures
  Presenter(s):Carlo Setacci, MD  
7:54 AM - 7:59 AM What Is The Effect Of Smoking On The Prevalence Of AAA And Does Smoking Influence EVAR Outcome
  Presenter(s):Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD  
8:00 AM - 8:05 AM MMP-9 Is An Excellent Marker For Detecting Endoleaks After EVAR: How Should It Be Used
  Presenter(s):Geert Willem H. Schurink, MD, PhD  
8:06 AM - 8:12 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 69
 
SESSION 70 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 70: EXCITING NEW DEVELOPMENTS WITH ENDOVASCULAR GRAFTS AND DEVICES FOR EVAR AND FENESTRATED AND BRANCHED EVAR
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8:13 AM - 8:18 AM Fate Of Visceral And Renal Stents And Covered Stents In Fenestrated And Branched Endovascular Repairs: They Are Not Perfect: How To Make Them Near Perfect
  Presenter(s):Piotr M. Kasprzak, MD  
8:19 AM - 8:24 AM DEBATE: 10-Year Experience With Fenestrated And Branched Endografts: The Procedures Work And Are Durable: Open Operations Are Procedures From The Past
  Presenter(s):Tara M. Mastracci, MD / Matthew J. Eagleton, MD / Roy K. Greenberg, MD  
8:25 AM - 8:30 AM DEBATE: Not So! Many Patients With TAAAs And Suprarenal AAAs Need Open Repair: Which Ones Do
  Presenter(s):Hazim J. Safi, MD  
8:31 AM - 8:36 AM Status Of Off-The-Shelf Devices For TAAAs: When Will They Be Available: What Proportion Of Patients Will Be Suitable
  Presenter(s):Timothy A.M. Chuter, DM  
8:37 AM - 8:42 AM Advantages And Limitations Of The Ventana Off-The-Shelf Fenestrated Device For Pararenal AAAs: Clinical Trial Results
  Presenter(s):Daniel G. Clair, MD  
8:43 AM - 8:48 AM Advantages And Limitations Of The Anaconda Fenestrated Graft For Juxta- And Pararenal AAAs
  Presenter(s):Clark J. Zeebregts, MD, PhD  
8:49 AM - 8:54 AM Anaconda Fenestrated Graft: Short And Medium Term Results Of The First 100 UK Cases
  Presenter(s):Nick J. Burfitt, BSc, MB, BChir, MRCS, FRCR  
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Advantages And Limitations Of The Jotec Branched Endograft For TAAAs
  Presenter(s):Johannes Lammer, MD  
9:01 AM - 9:06 AM Innovative New Concept For A Versatile And Simple Branched Endograft Featuring Multiple Bifurcations To Repair TAAAs, Revascularize Hypogastrics, Etc.
  Presenter(s):Patrick W. Kelly, MD  
9:07 AM - 9:12 AM Advantages And Limitations Of The Lombard Aorfix Endograft, Now FDA Approved In The US
  Presenter(s):Mark F. Fillinger, MD  
9:13 AM - 9:22 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Kenneth Ouriel, MD, MBA, FACS, FACC / Calogero Presti, MD  
9:23 AM - 9:28 AM Novel EVAR Devices That Seal Differently: Newer Polymer-Based Devices Make Traditional Concepts Of Neck Length Obsolete
  Presenter(s):Syed M. Hussain, MD  
9:29 AM - 9:34 AM Update On The Status Of The Nellix Device: A Different Concept For EVAR: Can It Be Used To Treat Ruptured AAAs
  Presenter(s):Andrew Holden, MBChB  
9:35 AM - 9:40 AM Clinical Experience With The TriVascular Ovation Endograft For EVAR: Post Trial And Multicenter Experience Show Continued Good Results In The Real World
  Presenter(s):Sean P. Lyden, MD / Michael D. Dake, MD  
9:41 AM - 9:46 AM The Horizon Endograft: A New Concept In Endografting That Can Be Applied To Situations Requiring Branched Grafts
  Presenter(s):Ralf R. Kolvenbach, MD / Mario Lachat, MD  
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9:47 AM - 9:52 AM Two-Year Results Of The ENGAGE Global Registry With The Endurant Graft For EVAR
  Presenter(s):Dittmar Boeckler, MD  
9:53 AM - 9:58 AM Why Totally Infrarenal Devices With Repositioning Capability Are Best For EVAR With AAAs That Have Hostile Necks
  Presenter(s):Carlos H. Timaran, MD  
9:59 AM - 10:04 AM Better Graft Apposition To The Aortic Neck Correlates With Sealing And Sac Regression After EVAR: An Advantage Of The Endologix AFX Endograft: Why Is This Endograft Different In This Regard
  Presenter(s):Mell B. Welborn III, MD / Jean-Paul de Vries, MD, PhD  
10:05 AM - 10:10 AM The US Experience With The Incraft Endograft For EVAR: The INSPIRATION Trial
  Presenter(s):Michel Makaroun, MD  
10:11 AM - 10:16 AM One-Year Results With The Cordis Incraft: The INNOVATION Trial
  Presenter(s):Giovanni Torsello, MD  
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10:17 AM - 10:22 AM A New Better Off-The-Shelf Endograft With Internal Branches To Treat Most Pararenal AAAs
  Presenter(s):Marcelo Ferreira, MD  
10:23 AM - 10:30 AM Panel Discussion
10:31 AM - 10:50 AM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 70
 
SESSION 71 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 71: EXCITING NEW DEVELOPMENTS WITH ENDOGRAFT DEVICES FOR TEVAR AND AORTIC FIXATION WITH STAPLES
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10:50 AM - 10:55 AM Challenges With TEVAR In The Aortic Arch: How Does The Gore C-TAG Device Help To Meet Them
  Presenter(s):Dittmar Boeckler, MD  
10:56 AM - 11:01 AM Advantages Of The Medtronic Valiant Captiva Device For TEVAR In Or Near The Arch
  Presenter(s):Giovanni Torsello, MD  
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11:02 AM - 11:07 AM Advantages Of The Cook TX2 Pro-Form Low Profile Device For TEVAR In Or Near The Arch
  Presenter(s):Tilo Koelbel, MD, PhD  
11:08 AM - 11:13 AM Advantages Of The Bolton Relay Device For TEVAR In Or Near The Arch
  Presenter(s):Vicente Riambau, MD, PhD  
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11:14 AM - 11:19 AM Status Of And Clinical Experience With The Embrella Cerebral Embolic Protection Device For Use During TEVAR And TAVR Procedures
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey P. Carpenter, MD  
AORTIC FIXATION (STAPLING) DEVICES
11:20 AM - 11:25 AM Heli-FX EndoAnchor System: When Should It Be Used And How Effective Is It In Stopping Migration And Endoleaks: How Durable Is It
  Presenter(s):David H. Deaton, MD  
11:26 AM - 11:31 AM Can The Heli-FX EndoAnchor Be Used To Treat Type I Endoleaks: An Overview Of The European Experience
  Presenter(s):Jean-Paul de Vries, MD, PhD / Dittmar Boeckler, MD  
11:32 AM - 11:37 AM Heli-FX EndoAnchors To Improve Fixation Of Aortic Endografts: When Are They Needed And Do They Decrease Secondary Interventions: Worldwide Experience With 200 Patients From The ANCHOR Registry
  Presenter(s):William D. Jordan, Jr., MD  
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11:38 AM - 11:43 AM The Lombard Stapling Device For Endograft Fixation: When Will It Become Available
  Presenter(s):Brian R. Hopkinson, ChM, FRCS  
11:44 AM - 11:49 AM Use Of The Heli-FX EndoAnchors In TEVAR: How To Resolve Problems In Complex Or Failing Cases
  Presenter(s):Luis A. Sanchez, MD  
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion

End Of Program K
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 71
 
SESSION 72 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 72: MORE LOWER EXTREMITY HOT TOPICS AND THE MULTILAYER STENT
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7:00 AM - 7:05 AM When Is Distal Embolic Protection Needed In Infrainguinal Interventions: How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Ali Amin, MD, RVT, FACS, FACC  
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7:06 AM - 7:11 AM When Is Distal Embolic Protection Needed For SFA Interventional Procedures: How Should It Be Done
  Presenter(s):Nicholas J. Morrissey, MD  
7:12 AM - 7:17 AM Multicenter Analysis Of Early Tibial Bypass Patency: Comparison Of Different Conduits And Configurations
  Presenter(s):Richard F. Neville, MD  
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7:18 AM - 7:23 AM DEBATE: Some CLI Patients Do Better With A Bypass First Strategy: Which Ones
  Presenter(s):Michael S. Conte, MD  
7:24 AM - 7:29 AM DEBATE: An Endo First Strategy Is Better For All CLI Patients: However, PTA Is Not Perfect But Will Be With Improvements That Are On The Horizon: What Is The Relevance Of Gap Analysis
  Presenter(s):Krishna J. Rocha-Singh, MD  
7:30 AM - 7:35 AM Infrapopliteal PTA Works Well Up To 5 Years For CLI If Lesions Are Short But Not For Long Lesions In Poor Bypass Candidates: Nature Of Disease Not Open vs. Endo Determines Outcome
  Presenter(s):Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD  
7:36 AM - 7:41 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Giorgio M. Biasi, MD / Givi A. Tsitsuashvili, MD, PhD  
7:42 AM - 7:47 AM DEBs And DESs In Infrapopliteal Arteries: With DEBs Is There Still A Role For Stenting
  Presenter(s):Fabrizio Fanelli, MD  
7:48 AM - 7:53 AM A New Better Device For Continuous Mechanical/Aspiration Thrombectomy For Lower Extremity Arteries And With Less Blood Loss And Hemolysis: The Penumbra Indigo System
  Presenter(s):Richard R. Saxon, MD  
7:54 AM - 7:59 AM Can Direct Puncture Of Occluded Stents Facilitate Retrograde Crossing And Recanalization Of Long Occlusions That Cannot Be Crossed Antegrade: How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Giancarlo Biamino, MD, PhD  
8:00 AM - 8:05 AM RC Trial Comparing Standard Thrombolysis With Ultrasound Enhanced Thrombolysis In Lower Extremity Ischemia: The DUET Trial
  Presenter(s):Jean-Paul de Vries, MD, PhD  
8:06 AM - 8:11 AM Updated Strategies To Treat Acute Arterial Complications Of Total Knee And Hip Replacements: Should The Treatment Be Endovascular
  Presenter(s):Keith D. Calligaro, MD  
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8:12 AM - 8:17 AM How Well Does Current Non-Operative And Non-Interventional Treatment Work For Intermittent Claudication: In What Proportion Of Patients Is Intervention/Operation Justified
  Presenter(s):Peter Henke, MD  
8:18 AM - 8:23 AM How To Do Interventional Procedures In Patients With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  Presenter(s):James H. Black III, MD  
8:24 AM - 8:29 AM How To Make Office Based Interventions Economically Favorable: Is IVUS Helpful And Cost Effective
  Presenter(s):Paul J. Gagne, MD  
8:30 AM - 8:37 AM Panel Discussion
MORE ABOUT THE MULTILAYER FLOW MODULATING (MLFM) STENT FOR ANEURYSM TREATMENT
Moderator(s): Kenneth Ouriel, MD, MBA, FACS, FACC / Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD  
8:38 AM - 8:43 AM Peripheral And Visceral Artery Aneurysms: Cardiatis Multilayer Flow Modulating (MLFM) Uncovered Stent Provides Effective Treatment
  Presenter(s):Claudio Rabbia, MD, PhD / Maria Antonella Ruffino, MD  
8:44 AM - 8:49 AM German Registry Experience With The MLFM Stent In The Treatment Of Aortic Aneurysms
  Presenter(s):Ralf R. Kolvenbach, MD  
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8:50 AM - 8:55 AM Two-Year Single Center Experience With MLFM Stents For Treatment Of Challenging Complex Aortic Aneurysms: Are These Uncovered Stents An Effective Treatment Based On Sac Size And Pressure Measurements: What Is Their Role
  Presenter(s):Thomas Larzon, MD, PhD  
8:56 AM - 9:01 AM Mechanisms Involved In The Way MLFM Stents Treat Aortic Aneurysms: How The Induced Sac Thrombosis Could Prevent Rupture
  Presenter(s):Jean-Marc Alsac, MD, PhD / Jean-Baptiste Michel, MD, PhD  
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9:02 AM - 9:07 AM MLFM Uncovered Stents Will Never Replace Branched And Fenestrated Grafts For The Treatment Of Complex Aortic Aneurysms: A Skeptic’s View
  Presenter(s):Timothy A.M. Chuter, DM  
9:08 AM - 9:13 AM A Positive 2-Year Experience With Use Of the Multilayer Flow Modulating Stent To Treat Complex Aortic Aneurysms With Follow-Up Data On Aneurysm Size Changes And Rupture Risk
  Presenter(s):Sherif Sultan, MD, FRCS, EBQS-VASC / Niamh Hynes, MD  
9:14 AM - 9:22 AM Panel Discussion
9:23 AM - 9:40 AM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 72
 
SESSION 73 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 73: MORE HOT TOPICS RELATED TO THE AORTA, ITS BRANCHES AND ANEURYSMS
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9:40 AM - 9:45 AM Duodenal De-Rotation For SMA Compression Of The Duodenum: When And How To Do It
  Presenter(s):William J. Quinones-Baldrich, MD  
9:46 AM - 9:51 AM The Worst Patients For EVAR Are The Best For Minimally Invasive Open Repair Which Is Better Than FEVAR: Tips And Tricks For Minilap Open Repair
  Presenter(s):Francesco Spinelli, MD  
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9:52 AM - 9:57 AM How Do Infrarenal Neck Morphology Changes Compare After EVAR And Open Repair: OR Was Pretty Good: From The DREAM Trial
  Presenter(s):Jan D. Blankensteijn, MD  
9:58 AM - 10:03 AM Tips And Tricks For Explanting Failed EVAR Endografts Safely
  Presenter(s):Afshin Assadian, MD  
10:04 AM - 10:09 AM Why Is Limb Thrombosis More Frequent With Low Profile EVAR Devices: How To Prevent And Treat It
  Presenter(s):Ronald M. Fairman, MD  
10:10 AM - 10:15 AM Profile vs. Durability In Aortic Endografts: What Is The Best Tradeoff
  Presenter(s):Scott L. Stevens, MD  
10:16 AM - 10:21 AM Effective Post-EVAR Surveillance Saves Lives: What Are The Best Reasonable Strategies Now And Moving Forward
  Presenter(s):Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM  
10:22 AM - 10:27 AM EVAR With Lower Profile: What Is The Future And What Concerns Should We Have
  Presenter(s):Michel Makaroun, MD  
10:28 AM - 10:38 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Krassi Ivancev, MD, PhD / Jonathan S. Deitch, MD  
10:39 AM - 10:44 AM Effect Of Experience And Learning Curve On FEVAR: Are More Fenestrations Good Or Bad
  Presenter(s):Timothy A. Resch, MD, PhD  
10:45 AM - 10:50 AM A Progressively Compliant Endograft: Theoretical Advantages For Aortic Dissections And Other Conditions
  Presenter(s):Juan C. Parodi, MD  
10:51 AM - 10:56 AM The Optimal 3D Imaging And Planning For Complex AAA Repair By EVAR: It Is Getting Better
  Presenter(s):Lieven F. Maene, MD  
10:57 AM - 11:02 AM Benefits Of Innova Vision Technology With The GE Discovery System Makes Complex AAA Repair Simpler And Requires Less Radiation And Contrast
  Presenter(s):Stephan Haulon, MD  
11:03 AM - 11:08 AM DEBATE: Most Coarctations, Re-Coarctations, And Related Aneurysms Should Be Treated Endovascularly
  Presenter(s):Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC  
11:09 AM - 11:14 AM DEBATE: Not So! Some Of These Complex Coarctation Patients Require Open Repair
  Presenter(s):Joseph S. Coselli, MD  
11:15 AM - 11:20 AM How Does The Turn-Down Rate For Definitive Treatment Affect Overall And Procedural Mortality Rates For Ruptured AAAs In The US: How Can These Rates Be Improved
  Presenter(s):John J. Ricotta, MD  
11:21 AM - 11:26 AM Asymptomatic Renal Artery Aneurysms: When Should They Be Treated: Do We Really Know: What Is The Best Data
  Presenter(s):Peter F. Lawrence, MD  
11:27 AM - 11:32 AM Final Results Of The PEVAR (Percutaneous EVAR) Trial: PEVAR Is Best Except In What Circumstances: What Is Missing From The PEVAR Trial
  Presenter(s):Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC  
11:33 AM - 11:45 AM Panel Discussion

End Of Program L

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break – Rhinelander Gallery (2nd Floor)
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floor)

END OF SESSION 73
 
SESSION 74 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 74: ISSUES RELATED TO TRAINING, CERTIFICATION, SPECIALIZATION, SIMULATION, RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS (RCTs)
Moderators:John F. Eidt, MD / Karl A. Illig, MD  
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Update On 0+5 Vascular Surgical Residencies: How Well Are They Working
  Presenter(s):Peter Henke, MD  
1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Comparison Of Vascular Surgery, Interventional Radiology And Interventional Cardiology Training Positions And Those Filling Them: Work Force Issues And Is Vascular Surgery Vulnerable
  Presenter(s):John F. Eidt, MD  
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM What Specialists Performs EVAR In The United States: From The Entire Medicare Database Since 2002: Which Specialty Does It Best: The Results Are Surprising
  Presenter(s):Ramon Berguer, MD, PhD / Jordan Knepper, MD  
1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Effect Of Surgeon Specialty And Volume On The Outcomes Of CEA
  Presenter(s):Ali F. AbuRahma, MD  
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM How To Shift The Learning Curve From The Patient To The Model Or Simulator: Rationale And Scope Of The International Vascular Training Courses
  Presenter(s):Hans-Henning Eckstein, MD, PhD  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Improving Endovascular Ruptured AAA Treatment By Simulation: Is Patient Specific Simulation Using Their CTA On The Horizon
  Presenter(s):Isabelle Van Herzeele, MD, PhD  
1:36 PM - 1:41 PM DEBATE: Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) And Level I Evidence Is The Best Guide To Good Medical Practice
  Presenter(s):Peter R. Taylor, MA, MChir, FRCS, ARCM  
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1:42 PM - 1:47 PM DEBATE: Nonsense, RCTs And Level I Evidence May Be Misleading And Not Lead To Best Medical Practice
  Presenter(s):Michael D. Dake, MD  
1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Why Are So Many Important Clinical Trials Falling Short Of Their Goals: What Are Their Flaws And How May They Be Prevented
  Presenter(s):Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC  
1:54 PM - 1:59 PM Why Can RCTs Be Misleading And Misinterpreted: Is Bias Ever A Consideration
  Presenter(s):Timothy M. Sullivan, MD  
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Why Randomization And RCT Data Is Over-Rated And Over-Valued As A Measure Of Evidence Quality
  Presenter(s):Anne L. Abbott, MD, PhD, FRACP  
2:06 PM - 2:11 PM RCTs: Are They A Quest For The Truth Or A Means To An End
  Presenter(s):Francesco Liistro, MD  
2:12 PM - 2:17 PM The Impact Of Evidence On Current Practice
  Presenter(s):Roger M. Greenhalgh, MD  
2:18 PM - 2:35 PM Panel Discussion And Break
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floor)

END OF SESSION 74
 
SESSION 75 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 75: FDA, REGISTRIES, HEALTH CARE REFORM, CONFLICT OF INTEREST, COST ISSUES, IMPROVING VASCULAR CARE
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2:35 PM - 2:40 PM What Is Off-Label Use: New Verdict, And New Rules And What They Mean For Vascular Surgeons And Vascular Specialists
  Presenter(s):O. William Brown, MD, JD  
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2:41 PM - 2:46 PM What Is The FDA Doing To Help With Vascular Device Innovation
  Presenter(s):Dorothy B. Abel, BSBME  
2:47 PM - 2:52 PM The Rise And Demise Of Medical Technology In The US: Why I Am Working With The FDA And Will It Do Any Good
  Presenter(s):Thomas J. Fogarty, MD  
2:53 PM - 2:58 PM How To Get An Investigator Sponsored IDE From The FDA In 2013
  Presenter(s):Joseph J. Ricotta II, MD, MS  
2:59 PM - 3:04 PM SVS VQI Update: Benefits, Challenges, Downsides
  Presenter(s):Jack L. Cronenwett, MD  
3:05 PM - 3:10 PM Identifying And Attacking The Top 5 Economic Challenges Of Obamacare (ACA)
  Presenter(s):Michael R. Jaff, DO  
3:11 PM - 3:16 PM Why Current Conflict Of Interest (COI) Policy Is A Farce
  Presenter(s):David H. Deaton, MD  
3:17 PM - 3:22 PM Calculating Total Cost For Vascular Procedures In The ACO Era
  Presenter(s):Timothy M. Sullivan, MD  
3:23 PM - 3:28 PM The Disconnect Between The Value To Patients And The Value To Hospitals For Complex Vascular Care: What Can Be Done To Fix The Problem
  Presenter(s):Michael C. Stoner, MD  
3:29 PM - 3:34 PM Cost Analysis Of Different Treatment Strategies For Non-Embolic Acute Limb Ischemia
  Presenter(s):Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD  
3:35 PM - 3:41 PM What VASCULAR SPECIALIST – Our SVS Newspaper – Has Meant To US Vascular Surgeons And What Is Its Future
  Presenter(s):Russell H. Samson, MD, RVT, FACS  
3:42 PM - 3:47 PM New Readmission Policies And Their Impact On Vascular Patients: Will Their Care Be Compromised
  Presenter(s):K. Craig Kent, MD  
3:48 PM - 3:53 PM All Vascular Surgery Should Be Centralized In High Volume Centers: Who Will Be Unhappy And Will It Happen
  Presenter(s):Ian Loftus, MD  
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3:54 PM - 3:59 PM How Does Porter’s 5 Forces Model Impact On Vascular Surgery And What Should Individual Vascular Surgeons Do About It
  Presenter(s):Bauer E. Sumpio, MD, PhD  
4:00 PM - 4:07 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 75
 
SESSION 76 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 76: NATURAL HISTORY OF VASCULAR DISEASE, ADVANCES IN MEDICAL TREATMENT AND PREVENTION
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4:07 PM - 4:12 PM What’s New With Endovascular Ablation Procedures For Atrial And Ventricular Arrhythmias: Why They Are Important To All Vascular Specialists
  Presenter(s):Larry Chinitz, MD  
4:13 PM - 4:18 PM Will Ezetimibe Have Increased Value When Added To Statins (Lipitor, Etc.) Over Statins Alone: What Does Ezetimibe Do
  Presenter(s):Don Poldermans, MD  
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4:19 PM - 4:24 PM All Vascular Surgery Patients Should Have Perioperative Troponin Measurements: Why And How Do They Help In Patient Management
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, MS, FAHA, FACC   
4:25 PM - 4:30 PM Increased Troponins And MIs In Vascular Surgical Patients Indicates Decreased 5-Year Survival: What Can Be Done To Improve This Poor Survival
  Presenter(s):Andres Schanzer, MD  
4:31 PM - 4:36 PM Genome Based Antiplatelet Treatment Will Improve Patient Outcomes In Patients With CAD And PAD
  Presenter(s):Karthikeshwar Kasirajan, MD  
4:37 PM - 4:42 PM How To Decrease Cardiac Mortality In Diabetic Patients With CLI
  Presenter(s):Francesco Liistro, MD  
4:43 PM - 4:48 PM DEBATE: Does Doxycline Treatment Help Keep Small AAAs Small: A RCT Shows That It Doesn’t Help
  Presenter(s):Jan H.N. Lindeman, MD, PhD  
4:49 PM - 4:54 PM DEBATE: The Doxycline Story Is Not Over: Another Trial Is Needed: Are There Other Drugs That Will Keep Small AAAs Small
  Presenter(s):John A. Curci, MD  
4:55 PM - 5:00 PM DEBATE: Screening Is Worthwhile In PVD Patients For Carotid Disease, Etc.
  Presenter(s):Glenn Jacobowitz, MD  
5:01 PM - 5:06 PM DEBATE: Screening Is Not Worthwhile: We Should ONLY Look For Atherosclerotic Disease When Symptoms Arise
  Presenter(s):Erich Minar, MD  
5:07 PM - 5:12 PM Initial Findings, Costs And Surgical Consequences Of Screening For AAA, PAD And Hypertension: Danish Population-Based RCT (VIVA) Of 50,000 65-74 Year Old Men: Is It Worthwhile
  Presenter(s):Jes S. Lindholt, MD  
5:13 PM - 5:18 PM What Is Happening With Cardiomems For AAA And PA Pressure Monitoring: Does It Have A Future
  Presenter(s):Ross Milner, MD  
5:19 PM - 5:24 PM Upper Extremity BP Differential Is A Marker For PAD, Carotid Disease And CAD: Is It Better Than ABIs
  Presenter(s):Caron B. Rockman, MD  
5:25 PM - 5:35 PM Panel Discussion

End Of Program M

END OF SESSION 76
 
SESSION 77 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 77: NEW TECHNIQUES, CONCEPTS AND UPDATES
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM The Statin-Iron Nexus: Iron Reduction As An Alternative To Statins; Its Basis And How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Ralph G. DePalma, MD  
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Microbubbles Can Facilitate Local Catheter Directed Thrombolysis And Decrease Systemic Side Effects: How Does The Technology Work
  Presenter(s):Kak Khee Yeung, MD, PhD / Willem Wisselink, MD  
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1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Update On New Medications For Treating Lipid Abnormalities
  Presenter(s):Russell H. Samson, MD, RVT, FACS  
1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Do We Need To Stop Plavix Before Open Vascular Surgery
  Presenter(s):Jack L. Cronenwett, MD  
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Tips And Tricks For Successful PEVAR 100% Of The Time
  Presenter(s):Firas F. Mussa, MD  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Long-Term Survival With Thoracic Aneurysms Is Worse After TEVAR Than Open Repair: This Does Not Mean We Should Abandon TEVAR
  Presenter(s):Philip P. Goodney, MD, MS  
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM Stem Cell Mobilization Improves Amputation Rates In CLI: What Is the Mechanism; How Can It Be Done Simply And Is It Better Than Stem Cell Transplantation
  Presenter(s):Eric T. Choi, MD  
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM CTO Crossing Techniques Using Only Catheters And Wires: How Often Are Special Devices Needed For Bailout: What Should Be In Your Toolbox
  Presenter(s):Ali Amin, MD, RVT, FACS, FACC  
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1:48 PM - 1:53 PM DEBATE: How Bad Is A Minor MI After CAS Or CEA: It Is Equivalent To A Stroke
  Presenter(s):Peter A. Schneider, MD  
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1:54 PM - 1:59 PM DEBATE: Not So! In CREST A Minor Stroke Had A Worse Effect On Quality Of Life And As Bad An Effect On 4-Year Mortality As An MI
  Presenter(s):Thomas G. Brott, MD  
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Updated Gender Differences In CAS vs. CEA Outcomes From CREST And The SVS Registry Indicate That CAS Is Rarely Justified In Women
  Presenter(s):Kosmas I. Paraskevas, MD / Dimitri P. Mikhailidis, MD / Christos D. Liapis, MD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
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2:06 PM - 2:30 PM Panel Discussion And Break
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 77
 
SESSION 78 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 78: NEW TECHNOLOOGY, TECHNIQUES, CONCEPTS AND UPDATES RELATED TO LOWER EXTREMITY, CAROTID AND VISCERAL ARTERY DISEASE
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2:30 PM - 2:35 PM Tips And Tricks For Doing Most Peripheral Interventions Via The Radial Artery
  Presenter(s):Ivo Petrov, MD, PhD  
LOWER EXTREMITY TOPICS
2:36 PM - 2:41 PM Open vs. Endovascular For Peripheral Aneurysms Including Popliteals: Outcomes Of Stent-Graft Exclusion Can Be Equivalent Or Better Than Open Repair (OR) If Certain Patients Are Excluded: Who Should Get OR
  Presenter(s):Irwin V. Mohan, MBBS, MD, FRCS, FEBVS, FRACS  
2:42 PM - 2:47 PM Interventional Strategy For Large Popliteal Aneurysms With Tortuous Anatomy
  Presenter(s):Jacques Busquet, MD  
2:48 PM - 2:53 PM The Multispecialty BEST CLI Trial: What It Will Tell Us About The Treatment Of Lower Extremity CLI And Why It Is Unique
  Presenter(s):Matthew T. Menard, MD / Kenneth Rosenfield, MD / Alik Farber, MD / Michael D. Dake, MD / Michael S. Conte, MD  
2:54 PM - 2:59 PM Tips And Tricks For Sartorius Muscle Flaps For Groin Complications After Vascular Procedures: How To Make Them Work
  Presenter(s):Fred A. Weaver, MD  
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3:00 PM - 3:05 PM DEBATE: Subintimal PTA Is Superior To SilverHawk Atherectomy For Lower Extremity Occlusive Lesions
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey Indes, MD  
3:06 PM - 3:11 PM DEBATE: Not So! The SilverHawk Atherectomy Device Is A Valuable Tool If Used Correctly
  Presenter(s):James F. McKinsey, MD  
3:12 PM - 3:17 PM How Can OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) Help In The Treatment Of Peripheral Arterial Lesions
  Presenter(s):Vikram S. Kashyap, MD  
3:18 PM - 3:23 PM How To Perform A To Z Revascularization Of Tibial Arteries Quickly And With High Success: How To Make Them Durable
  Presenter(s):Craig M. Walker, MD  
3:24 PM - 3:29 PM Toe And Foot Osteomyelitis: How To Diagnose And Treat It: Medical vs. Surgical
  Presenter(s):Wayne J. Caputo, DPM  
3:30 PM - 3:35 PM Restoring The Reputation Of Spliced Arm Veins For Lower Extremity Bypasses
  Presenter(s):Cynthia K. Shortell, MD  
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3:36 PM - 3:43 PM Panel Discussion
CAROTID, VISCERAL, RENAL TOPICS
Moderator(s): Michel Makaroun, MD / Christos D. Liapis, MD  
3:43 PM - 3:48 PM Urgent CAS For Acutely Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis Works Fine And Has Good Outcomes If Certain Tips, Techniques And Strategies Are Followed
  Presenter(s):Gioacchino Coppi, MD  
3:49 PM - 3:54 PM A RC Trial Comparing Acuseal (PTFE) With Bovine Pericardium For Patching During CEA: Which Is Best And Why
  Presenter(s):Patrick A. Stone, MD  
3:55 PM - 4:00 PM DEBATE: Completion Imaging Should Be Performed After CEA
  Presenter(s):Jean-Baptiste Ricco, MD, PhD  
4:01 PM - 4:06 PM DEBATE: Completion Imaging Is Not Needed After CEA
  Presenter(s):Russell H. Samson, MD, RVT, FACS  
4:07 PM - 4:12 PM How Does Routine Completion Angioscopy Decrease The Stroke Rate After CEA
  Presenter(s):A. Ross Naylor, MD, FRCS  
4:13 PM - 4:18 PM Retrograde Mesenteric PTA And Stent For Mesenteric Ischemia: Chronic And Acute
  Presenter(s):Edward Y. Woo, MD  
4:19 PM - 4:24 PM Stenting Of Renal Artery Stenosis Is Better Than Medical Treatment: Results Of The RADAR Trial
  Presenter(s):Thomas Zeller, MD  
4:25 PM - 4:31 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 78
 
SESSION 79 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 79: NEW TECHNOLOGY, TECHNIQUES, CONCEPTS AND UPDATES RELATED TO AORTIC DISEASE
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4:32 PM - 4:37 PM All Acute Type B Aortic Dissections Are Complicated And Should Be Treated Interventionally
  Presenter(s):Frank R. Arko, MD  
4:38 PM - 4:43 PM Natural History Of Untreated Large AAAs In Patients Too Sick To Treat In The Modern Era: Is Prognosis Better Than We Thought
  Presenter(s):Katariina M. Noronen, MD / Maarit Venermo, MD / Mauri J.A. Lepantalo, MD  
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4:44 PM - 4:49 PM Results Of The ECAR RCT Comparing EVAR And Open Repair For Ruptured AAAs: Why It Is Not Definitive Or Is It
  Presenter(s):Pascal Desgranges, MD, PhD  
4:50 PM - 4:55 PM What Is The Importance Of Biomarkers In Patients With AAA Disease
  Presenter(s):Ronald L. Dalman, MD  
4:56 PM - 5:01 PM Alternate Approaches To Hypogastric Revascularization During EVAR: Is There Still A Role For Open Revascularization Or Occlusion Without Revascularization
  Presenter(s):Arno von Ristow, MD  
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5:02 PM - 5:07 PM Fate Of The Distal Aorta In Marfan’s Patients: How To Follow Them And Manage Them
  Presenter(s):Joseph S. Coselli, MD  
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5:08 PM - 5:13 PM Wrapping Of Dilated Ascending Aorta To Facilitate Clamping, And Debranching That Is Otherwise Not Possible
  Presenter(s):Mario Lachat, MD  
5:14 PM - 5:19 PM How To Prevent Strokes During And After TEVAR
  Presenter(s):Bart E. Muhs, MD, PhD  
5:20 PM - 5:30 PM Panel Discussion

End Of Program N

END OF SESSION 79
 
SESSION 80 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 80: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN EVAR, TEVAR, COMPLEX EVAR, LAPAROSCOPY AND RENAL DENERVATION
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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM How To Decrease The Cost Of EVAR
  Presenter(s):Richard J. Powell, MD  
1:06 PM - 1:11 PM EVAR Is Better Than Open Repair: The Danish Registry Clearly Shows It In Comparable Patient Cohorts
  Presenter(s):Torben V. Schroeder, MD, DMSc  
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1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Tips And Tricks On How To Place Palmaz Stents In Challenging EVAR Necks Accurately And Safely
  Presenter(s):Dieter Raithel, MD, PhD  
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM In Situ Fenestration To Revascularize Covered Hypogastric Arteries: Equipment And Technical Steps
  Presenter(s):Grayson H. Wheatley, MD  
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Preoperative IMA Embolization Before EVAR: Is It Worthwhile And When
  Presenter(s):Robert A. Lookstein, MD, FSIR, FAHA  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Complex Iatrogenic Dissection Complicating TEVAR For (Degenerative) Aneurysm Of The Descending Aorta: Recognition And Management
  Presenter(s):Claude Mialhe, MD  
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM For Infected Paravisceral Aortic Grafts Cryopreserved Allografts Are A Good Treatment Option: How Should They Be Used
  Presenter(s):Mark D. Morasch, MD, FACS, RPVI  
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Laparoscopic Aortofemoral Bypass Using A Clampless Sutureless Aortic Anastomotic Technique
  Presenter(s):Bernard J. Segers, MD  
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1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Are There Potential Downsides To Renal Artery Denervation By Radiofrequency: What Damage To The Renal Artery Does It Cause And Are All Nerves Around The Artery Destroyed
  Presenter(s):Clemens Jilek, MD  
1:54 PM - 2:02 PM Panel Discussion
TEVAR RELATED TOPICS
2:02 PM - 2:07 PM Which Chronic Type B Aortic Dissection Should Be Treated With Fenestrated And Branched Endografts: Tips And Tricks For Doing This
  Presenter(s):Eric L.G. Verhoeven, MD, PhD  
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2:08 PM - 2:13 PM Fenestrated And Branched TEVAR Is Good Treatment For Some Chronic Type B Aortic Dissections: But At What Price
  Presenter(s):Marcelo Ferreira, MD  
2:14 PM - 2:19 PM When Should Aortic Branches Be Stented In The Treatment Of Complicated Acute Type B Aortic Dissections
  Presenter(s):Tara M. Mastracci, MD / Matthew J. Eagleton, MD / Roy K. Greenberg, MD  
2:20 PM - 2:25 PM Temporary Perfusion Branches Are The Way To Go To Decrease Spinal Cord Ischemia With Endovascular Repair Of TAAAs: Clinical Experience
  Presenter(s):Krassi Ivancev, MD, PhD  
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2:26 PM - 2:31 PM Branches With A Removable Plug To Decrease SCI After TAAA Endovascular Repair: Mechanism And Technique
  Presenter(s):Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, FACS  
2:32 PM - 2:37 PM 3 Possible Techniques For Aortic Arch Repair Which Will Win Out
  Presenter(s):Eric E. Roselli, MD  
2:38 PM - 2:51 PM Panel Discussion
2:51 PM - 3:10 PM Break – Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 80
 
SESSION 81 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 81: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN INNOVATION AND LOWER EXTREMITY AND CAROTID DISEASE
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3:10 PM - 3:15 PM Advances In Interactive Telephone Technologies That Monitor And Improve Vascular Care Compliance
  Presenter(s):John (Jeb) W. Hallett, MD  
3:16 PM - 3:21 PM Nano And Microparticle Drug Delivery: How Will It Play A Role In Peripheral Arterial Interventions
  Presenter(s):Subhash Banerjee, MD  
3:22 PM - 3:27 PM Thrombosuction For Acute Limb Ischemia: Equipment, Technical Tips And Results
  Presenter(s):Eric L.G. Verhoeven, MD, PhD  
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3:28 PM - 3:33 PM External Iliac Arteriopathy (Endofibrosis) In Cyclists And Other Athletes: Recognition And Treatment
  Presenter(s):Kenneth J. Cherry, MD  
3:34 PM - 3:39 PM Life-Threatening Rupture In Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: Is Endovascular Therapy Safe And Effective: Tips And Tricks That Help
  Presenter(s):Kyung Cho, MD  
3:40 PM - 3:45 PM Tips And Tricks For SFA Recanalization: Can Radiofrequency Help: Pitfalls
  Presenter(s):Marcelo S. Guimaraes, MD  
3:46 PM - 3:51 PM Endovascular Salvage Of Occluded Vascular Grafts: Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):Craig M. Walker, MD  
3:52 PM - 3:57 PM Novel Endovascular Technique To Administer Dexamethasone Into The Adventitia With Intent To Reduce Restenosis: 12-Month Results From The DANCE Pilot
  Presenter(s):Christopher D. Owens, MD  
3:58 PM - 4:08 PM Panel Discussion
CAROTID RELATED TOPICS
Moderator(s): Giancarlo Biamino, MD, PhD / Richard M. Green, MD  
4:09 PM - 4:14 PM If CAS Experience Matters So Much, Why Are CAS Enthusiasts Pushing Everyone To Do CAS: Shouldn’t The Procedure Be Centralized
  Presenter(s):Klaus D. Mathias, MD  
4:15 PM - 4:20 PM What The Timing Of Strokes With CAS Tells Us About Their Pathogenesis: What Can Be Done To Decrease Stroke Rates
  Presenter(s):Sumaira Macdonald, MBChB (Comm), FRCP, FRCR, PhD  
4:21 PM - 4:26 PM Is There A Role For CAS With A Carotid String Sign
  Presenter(s):Carlos H. Timaran, MD  
4:27 PM - 4:32 PM Myths In The Interpretation Of The CREST Trial: Does An MI Have A Worse Effect On Late Mortality Than A Stroke: Is A Cranial Nerve Deficit Equivalent To A Stroke: Gender Has No Effect On Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Thomas G. Brott, MD  
4:33 PM - 4:38 PM DEBATE: What Is The Best Treatment For Most Patients With Asymptomatic High Grade Carotid Stenosis: CAS – A Surgeon Interventionalist’s View
  Presenter(s):Kim J. Hodgson, MD  
4:39 PM - 4:44 PM DEBATE: What Is The Best Treatment For Most Patients With Asymptomatic High Grade Carotid Stenosis: CAS – An Interventional Cardiologist’s View
  Presenter(s):Sriram S. Iyer, MD  
4:45 PM - 4:50 PM DEBATE: What Is The Best Treatment For Most Patients With Asymptomatic High Grade Carotid Stenosis: Best Medical Treatment: Another Surgeon’s View
  Presenter(s):Hans-Henning Eckstein, MD, PhD  
4:51 PM - 4:56 PM How To Perform CAS With Difficult Arch Anatomy Using Radial And Brachial Approaches: Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):Patrick E. Muck, MD, FACS  
  View Abstract      
4:57 PM - 5:07 PM Panel Discussion

End Of Program O
END OF SESSION 81
 
SESSION 82 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 82: NEW TECHNOLOGIES, TECHNIQUES AND CONCEPTS: SOME HOT CAROTID TOPICS
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7:00 AM - 7:05 AM Indications For Lower Extremity Bypasses In The Endovascular Era
  Presenter(s):R. Clement Darling III, MD  
7:06 AM - 7:11 AM Tibial Stents With Coronary Devices Are Effective In Achieving Foot Healing In Diabetics With CLI And Ulcers Or Gangrene
  Presenter(s):Ramesh K. Tripathi, MD, FRCS, FRACS  
  View Abstract      
7:12 AM - 7:17 AM Spiral Laminar Flow Grafts Show Encouraging Mid-Term Patency Results
  Presenter(s):Frank E.G. Vermassen, MD, PhD  
7:18 AM - 7:23 AM Endo-First vs. Bypass-First: Endo-First Has Some Negative Consequences In CLI Patients: Who Should Get Bypass-First Treatment
  Presenter(s):Francesco Spinelli, MD  
  View Abstract      
7:24 AM - 7:29 AM Home Exercise Program With Nordic Walking Poles Are An Effective Treatment For Intermittent Claudication: Proof From A RC Trial
  Presenter(s):Jonathan D. Beard, MD  
7:30 AM - 7:35 AM In Infants Non-Operative Treatment Of Acute Limb Ischemia Is Best: The Evidence
  Presenter(s):Michael C. Dalsing, MD  
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7:36 AM - 7:41 AM The ROX Device For Creating Endovascularly An A-V Fistula Is An Effective Treatment For Resistant Hypertension: What Is Its Effect On The Heart
  Presenter(s):David H. Deaton, MD  
7:42 AM - 7:47 AM Latin American Consensus For Best Modern Diagnosis And Treatment For Carotid Body Tumors
  Presenter(s):Oscar L. Ojeda, MD  
  View Abstract      
CAROTID TOPICS
7:48 AM - 7:53 AM Can Genetic Or Other Variables Predict Cognitive Changes After Carotid Interventions
  Presenter(s):Wei Zhou, MD  
7:54 AM - 7:59 AM Value Of MRI In Predicting The Behavior Of Carotid Plaques
  Presenter(s):Peter L. Faries, MD, FACS  
8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Institutional Differences In Carotid Duplex Criteria Produce Great Variability In Classification Of Carotid Stenosis And Disparities In Care And Cost
  Presenter(s):Andres Schanzer, MD  
8:06 AM - 8:11 AM Advantages And Limitations Of IVUS Guided CAS
  Presenter(s):Martin R. Back, MD  
8:12 AM - 8:17 AM Defining The High Risk Patients For Carotid Surgery; It’s Not As Simple As You Think: You Can’t Tell A Book By Its Cover
  Presenter(s):Laura Capoccia, MD, PhD  
8:18 AM - 8:23 AM The Higher Reimbursements For CAS Do Not Offset The Higher Costs
  Presenter(s):W. Charles Sternbergh III, MD  
8:24 AM - 8:30 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 82
 
SESSION 83 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 83: MORE ABOUT THORACIC AND ABDOMINAL AORTIC DISEASE; ANEURYSMS AND DISSECTIONS; RENAL STENTING
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8:30 AM - 8:35 AM Importance And Pitfalls In The Proper Endograft Sizing For TEVAR Treatment Of Traumatic Aortic Transections
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
8:36 AM - 8:41 AM An Off-The-Shelf Fenestrated Stent-Graft For Juxta And Pararenal AAAs: One-Year Results With The Pivot Branch Device
  Presenter(s):James F. McKinsey, MD  
8:42 AM - 8:47 AM 10 Top Highlights Of The ESVS (European) Guidelines For The Treatment Of Descending Thoracic Aortic Disease
  Presenter(s):Vicente Riambau, MD, PhD  
8:48 AM - 8:53 AM Treatment Of Post-Surgery Pseudoaneurysms In The Ascending Aorta With Endovascular Devices
  Presenter(s):Luigi Inglese, MD  
8:54 AM - 8:59 AM 5-Year Results Of The TX 2 Trial For TEVAR: The Procedures Are Durable With Few Late Complications
  Presenter(s):Jon S. Matsumura, MD  
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM Do Thrombi In The Aortic Arch Need To Be Removed Or Covered: What Is Their Natural History
  Presenter(s):Samy S. Nitecki, MD  
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9:06 AM - 9:12 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Wesley S. Moore, MD / Jean-Pierre Becquemin, MD, FRCS  
9:12 AM - 9:17 AM First Case Of Endovascular Treatment Of A Complicated Acute Type B Aortic Dissection (TBAD) Treated With An Endograft: 15-Year Follow-Up
  Presenter(s):Juan C. Parodi, MD  
9:18 AM - 9:23 AM DEBATE: Emerging Evidence Continues To Support The Endograft Treatment Of All TBADs
  Presenter(s):Rodney A. White, MD  
9:24 AM - 9:29 AM DEBATE: Outcome Of TEVAR For TBADs Depends On The Indication For Treatment: They Do Not All Need to Be Treated
  Presenter(s):Peter R. Taylor, MA, MChir, FRCS, ARCM  
  View Abstract      
9:30 AM - 9:35 AM Role Of Size And Location Of Intimal-Medial Tears In Predicting The Behavior Of Acute TBADs
  Presenter(s):Ali Khoynezhad, MD, PhD  
9:36 AM - 9:41 AM A New Method To Quantify Aortic Biomechanics In Vivo Using Four-Dimensional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (4D MRI): Implications For Ascending Aortic Endografts
  Presenter(s):Rachel Clough, MD, PhD / Peter R. Taylor, MA, MChir, FRCS, ARCM  
  View Abstract      
9:42 AM - 9:47 AM Treating Type B Aortic Dissections With A Dissection Specific Endovascular System: Does It Lead To Better Remodeling Than With Other Systems Based On Updated Results Of The STABLE Trial
  Presenter(s):Joseph V. Lombardi, MD  
9:48 AM - 9:53 AM Value Of Open Rescue After Failed TEVAR And EVAR Procedures: Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):Yamume Tshomba, MD / Roberto Chiesa, MD  
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9:54 AM - 9:59 AM Renal Stenting With EVAR: When And How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Robert A. Lookstein, MD, FSIR, FAHA  
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM Renal Artery Stenting Failure May Require Complex Surgical Revascularization: Tips And Tricks
  Presenter(s):Thomas C. Bower, MD  
  View Abstract      
10:06 AM - 10:30 AM Panel Discuss and Break
Visit Exhibits and Pavilions (3rd Floor Foyer and Promenade)

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

2:00 PM - 2:00 PM Symposium Ends

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END OF SESSION 85
 
SESSION 86 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 86: LATE BREAKING INFORMATION, CAROTID TOPICS
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7:10 AM - 7:15 AM Neck Angulation Is Not A Bad Prognostic Indicator With EVAR In The Current Era
  Presenter(s):Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD  
7:16 AM - 7:21 AM Sheer Stress Induced Platelet Aggregation: What Is It And What Role Does It Play In Vascular Thrombosis: Does It Apply To Pinhole Carotid Stenoses
  Presenter(s):David H. Deaton, MD  
7:22 AM - 7:27 AM Why Not To Use Coronary Drug Eluting Stents In Tibial Arteries