Thursday
SESSION 51: PROGRESS IN THE TREATMENT OF RUPTURED INFRARENAL AAAs, COMPLEX AAAs, TAAAs AND RELATED TOPICS
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Thomas L. Forbes, MD / Timur P. Sarac, MD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
SESSION 51 SCHEDULE
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Value, Limitations And Technical Tips For Using The Nellix Endograft For Ruptured AAAs
  Presenter(s):Tal M. Hoerer, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:06 PM - 1:11 PM The Incidence Of Ruptured AAAs Is Decreasing And So Is Their Mortality: Why Are These 2 Facts So
  Presenter(s):Ross Milner, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Statins Decrease The Growth Rate And Rupture Risk Of AAAs As Well As The Perioperative Mortality: Statins Should Be Given To All AAA Patients: When And What Dose
  Presenter(s):Thomas L. Forbes, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM A New System For Estimating AAA Wall Weakness From Gated Dynamic CT Scans: A Better Way To Predict Rupture Risk (From ViTAA Medical)
  Presenter(s):Randy D. Moore, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Long-Term Results Of The AJAX RCT Comparing EVAR With Open Repair For Ruptured AAAs: EVAR Wins In The End Especially In Patients >80
  Presenter(s):Willem Wisselink, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Variation In Use Of EVAR Versus Open Repair For Ruptured AAAs Depends On Training And Bias Rather Than Data, Logic Or Facts: EVAR Is Clearly The Best Treatment If It Can Be Done
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM EVAR Should Be The Standard Of Care For Most Ruptured AAAs: Reasons Why It Is Not So And How To Overcome Them
  Presenter(s):Hans-Henning Eckstein, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Outcomes Of Ruptured AAA Repair Are Better In High Volume Institutions Both For EVAR And Open Repair: From A Meta-Analysis With >120,000 Cases
  Presenter(s):George A. Antoniou, M.D., PhD, MSc, FEBVS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:48 PM - 1:53 PM DEBATE: With Ruptured Complex AAAs And TAAAs, Off-The-Shelf F/B/EVAR Is The Best Treatment
  Presenter(s):Mark A. Farber, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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1:54 PM - 1:59 PM DEBATE: Not So: With Ruptured Complex AAAs And TAAAs Parallel Grafts Are Simpler, More Effective And Less Costly
  Presenter(s):Manish Mehta, MD, MPH  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
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2:00 PM - 2:06 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 51
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