Wednesday
SESSION II: VASCULAR ACCESS SOCIETY OF THE AMERICAS AT VEITHSYMPOSIUM: HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS (PART 2)
SESSION II SCHEDULE
PART 2A: FISTULA FIRST: THE GOOD AND THE BAD
11:00 AM - 11:10 AM Fistula First: A Nephrologistís Perspective
  Presenters(s): Theodore F. Saad, M.D.  
11:10 AM - 11:20 AM Fistula First: A Surgeonís Perspective
  Presenters(s): Mitchell Henry, M.D.  
11:20 AM - 11:30 AM Fistula First: A Radiologistís Perspective
  Presenters(s): Bart L. Dolmatch, M.D.  
11:30 AM - 11:40 AM The Use Of PTFE Grafts In The Fistula First Era
  Presenters(s): Mitchell Henry, M.D.  
11:40 AM - 11:50 AM Percutaneous Management Of The Non-Maturing Fistula
  Presenters(s): Abigail Falk, M.D.  
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM Surgical Management Of The Non-Maturing Fistula
  Presenters(s): Surendra Shenoy, M.D., Ph.D.  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break
THIS SESSION RUNS CONCURRENTLY WITH SESSION XII ON ENDOVENOUS MANAGEMENT OF VARICOSE VEINSPART 2B: NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS
1:00 PM - 1:10 PM Current Status Of The Graftcath For Hemodialysis Access
  Presenters(s): Howard E. Katzman, M.D.  
1:10 PM - 1:20 PM Preliminary Experience With Recombinant Thrombin
  Presenters(s): Fred A. Weaver, M.D.  
1:20 PM - 1:30 PM Preliminary Experience With The Swirlgraft
  Presenters(s): Marc H. Glickman, M.D.  
1:30 PM - 1:40 PM Preliminary Experience With The Flixene Graft
  Presenters(s): A. Frederick Schild, M.D.  
1:40 PM - 1:50 PM Preliminary Experience With The Propaten Graft
  Presenters(s): Ingemar J.A. Davidson, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.  
1:50 PM - 2:00 PM Bioprostheses For Hemodialysis Access And Clinical Application Of The ProColģ Graft
  Presenters(s): Howard E. Katzman, M.D.  
2:00 PM - 2:10 PM Preliminary Experience With The Vascugel Anastomotic Wrap
  Presenters(s): Jeffrey H. Lawson, M.D., Ph.D.  
2:10 PM - 2:20 PM Preliminary Experience With A Paclitaxel-Eluding Anastomotic Wrap
  Presenters(s): Ted R. Kohler, M.D.  
2:20 PM - 2:30 PM Preliminary Experience With The Aventa MicroInfusion Catheter
  Presenters(s): Thomas M. Vesely, M.D.  
2:30 PM - 2:40 PM New Ultrasound Technology
  Presenters(s): Earl Schuman, M.D.  
2:40 PM - 3:00 PM Panel Discussion
3:00 PM - 3:20 PM Keynote Address: The Concept of an AV Fistula for Vascular Access
  Presenters(s): Kenneth C. Appell, M.D.  
3:20 PM - 3:40 PM Refreshment Break / Visit Exhibits
3:40 PM - 3:50 PM The Natural History Of Access In The KDOQI Era
  Presenters(s): Marc H. Glickman, M.D.  
3:50 PM - 4:00 PM Use Of Ultrasound In Hemodialysis Access
  Presenters(s): Surendra Shenoy, M.D., Ph.D.  
4:00 PM - 4:10 PM Hypercoagulability Concerns In Vascular Access Procedures
  Presenters(s): Jeffrey H. Lawson, M.D., Ph.D.  
4:10 PM - 4:20 PM Legal Aspects Of Hemodialysis Access
  Presenters(s): Larry A. Scher, M.D.  
PART 2C: ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
Moderator(s): Larry A. Scher, M.D.  
4:20 PM - 4:30 PM Results Of Aggressive Graft Surveillance And Endovascular Treatment On Secondary Patency Rates Of Vectra Vascular Access Grafts
  Presenters(s): Stavros Kakkos, M.D., Ph.D.  
4:30 PM - 4:40 PM Two Stage Basilic And Cephalic Vein Transpositions Can Significantly Improve The Rate Of Fistula Creation
  Presenters(s): Homayoun Hashemi, M.D., F.A.C.S., R.V.T.  
4:40 PM - 4:50 PM Techniques For Creation Of AV Fistulae In Morbidly Obese Patients
  Presenters(s): Clifford M. Sales, MD, MBA  
END OF SESSION II