Friday
SESSION 74: MORE CAROTID RELATED TOPICS: CONTROVERSIES OVER INVASIVE TREATMENTS OF ASYMPTOMATIC PATIENTS WITH CAROTID STENOSIS (ACS) AND OPTIMAL TIMING OF INVASIVE CAROTID TREATMENTS AFTER SYMPTOM ONSET
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Ali F. AbuRahma, MD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
SESSION 74 SCHEDULE
TREATMENT OF ACS A MEGA-DEBATE
10:31 AM - 10:36 AM DEBATE: What % Of Patients With ACS Need Invasive Treatment With CEA Or CAS: 0% - Such Treatment Causes More Harm Than Providing Benefit
  Presenter(s):Anne L. Abbott, MD, PhD, FRACP  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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10:37 AM - 10:42 AM DEBATE: Which Patients With ACS Can Justifiably Be Treated Invasively: It Is A Small Percentage (< 5%): How Can They Be Identified
  Presenter(s):J. David Spence, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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10:43 AM - 10:48 AM DEBATE: The Low Stroke Risk (~1% Per Year) In Patients With Severe ACS Prior To Intervention Or Only Treated Medically In A Large Health Care System Study (3855 Patients) Indicates That CEA And CAS Cannot Do Better
  Presenter(s):Robert W. Chang, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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10:49 AM - 10:54 AM DEBATE: The Case For Treating ~20% Of High Grade ACS Patients With CEA, TCAR Or CAS: How Can They Be Identified
  Presenter(s):Richard P. Cambria, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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10:55 AM - 11:00 AM DEBATE: The Case For Treating >20% Of Patients With High Grade ACS Invasively By CEA, TCAR Or CAS: How Can They Be Selected
  Presenter(s):Peter A. Schneider, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:01 AM - 11:06 AM Panel Discussion
OPTIMAL TIMING OF CEA AND CAS AFTER SYMPTOM ONSET
11:06 AM - 11:11 AM In Stroke Patients With A Large Cerebral Infarct On CT From Carotid Stenosis, CEA Should Be Performed But Only After A Delay Of 4-6 Weeks
  Presenter(s):Gianluca Faggioli, MD / Mauro Gargiulo, MD / Andrea Stella, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:12 AM - 11:17 AM Optimal Timing Of CEA After A TIA Or Small Stroke: Why Is It Controversial And What Delay Is Best Under Varying Circumstances
  Presenter(s):Mohammad H. Eslami, MD, MPH  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:18 AM - 11:23 AM DEBATE: Optimal Timing For CEA After A TIA Or Small Stroke Is 7-14 Days: But CAS Is Unsafe Within That Window
  Presenter(s):Ross Naylor, MD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:24 AM - 11:29 AM DEBATE: Not So: If Done Right, CAS Is Equally Safe Within That 7-14-Day Window: Technical Precautions
  Presenter(s):Klaus D. Mathias, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:30 AM - 11:35 AM CEA For A TIA Or Small Stroke Is Safely Performed 2-5 Days After The Event, Not So For CAS: When Is CAS Equally Safe Based On A Large German Registry Study
  Presenter(s):Hans-Henning Eckstein, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:36 AM - 11:41 AM DEBATE: CEA Is Relatively Safe Within 48 Hours After A TIA Or Minor Stroke: What Precautions Are Necessary
  Presenter(s):R. Clement Darling III, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:42 AM - 11:47 AM DEBATE: Not So: CEA Within 48 Hours Of Stroke Symptom Onset Has High Risks: After 48 Hours The Risk Between 3-14 Days Is The Same As After 14 Days: So Optimal Time For CEA Is 3-14 Days After Symptom Onset
  Presenter(s):Peter Gloviczki, MD / Thomas C. Bower, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:48 AM - 11:53 AM The Value Of Early CEA Within 7 Days Of The Index TIA Or Small Stroke Is Neutralized By Aggressive Treatment With High Dose Statins
  Presenter(s):Gert J. de Borst, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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11:54 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break 2nd Floor Promenade
Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)

END OF SESSION 74
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