Thursday
SESSION 51: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF RUPTURED ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS (RAAAs)
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Timur P. Sarac, MD / Mario L. Lachat, MD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
SESSION 51 SCHEDULE
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Value Of Telemedicine In The Management Of Patients With RAAAs
  Presenter(s):Nobuyoshi Azuma, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Risk Evaluation Scores And Systems Are Inaccurate And Do Not Help In The Management Of RAAA Patients: They Cannot Predict Patients Who Should Be Denied Treatment
  Presenter(s):Janet T. Powell, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:12 PM - 1:17 PM With Adjuncts Such As Chimney Grafts And Onyx, 100% Of RAAA Patients Can And Should Be Treated By EVAR
  Presenter(s):Thomas Larzon, MD, PhD / Mario L. Lachat, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM The Debate Is Over: EVAR Is The Best Treatment For RAAA Patients Even If The RCTs Show Otherwise
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM The IMPROVE RCT Comparing EVAR To Open Repair For RAAAs Finally Showed Late Survival Is Better For EVAR: What Did The AJAX RCT Show Regarding Late Survival After RAAA Repair
  Presenter(s):Willem Wisselink, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:30 PM - 1:35 PM EVAR Outcomes Are Improving In RAAA Patients: EVAR Should Be The Standard Of Care In Most RAAA Patients: Which RAAA Patients Currently Should Get Open Repair
  Presenter(s):Anders Wanhainen, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM Techniques For Rapid Percutaneous Access And Quick Contralateral Gate Cannulation In RAAA Patients: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Felice Pecoraro, MD / Mario L. Lachat, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:42 PM - 1:47 PM How Should Aortic Endografts Be Sized In Hypotensive RAAA Patients: CTA Measurements May Be Misleading
  Presenter(s):Zoran Rancic, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Why Have Survival Rates For RAAA Patients Improved In Recent Years: It Is Not Just The Increasing Use Of EVAR
  Presenter(s):Martin Bjorck, MD, PhD / 
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:54 PM - 2:00 PM Why The Endologix Ovation Alto Device Has Advantages For EVAR Treatment Of RAAAs: It Eliminates The Need For Supraceliac Aortic Balloon Control: How So
  Presenter(s):Benjamin W. Starnes, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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2:00 PM - 2:08 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 51
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