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2013 Preliminary Program

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Tuesday, March 12
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm FELLOWS PROGRAM
*Fellows Program is not part of the SCVS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credit through the SCVS joint sponsor.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm FELLOWS RECEPTION
*Fellows Program is not part of the SCVS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credit through the SCVS joint sponsor.
Wednesday, March 13
7:00 am - 12:00 pm FELLOWS PROGRAM
*Fellows Program is not part of the SCVS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credit through the SCVS joint sponsor.
9:00 am - 5:00 pm REGISTRATION DESK
9:00 am - 5:00 pm SPEAKER READY
11:30 pm - 12:30 pm FELLOWS LUNCH
*Fellows Program is not part of the SCVS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credit through the SCVS joint sponsor.
10:00 am - 10:00 pm KARMODY POSTER SETUP
2:00 pm - 6:30 pm EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm FOCUSED SESSION: VASCULAR SURGERY “CUTTING EDGE” CLINICAL UPDATES
Moderated by: Robert B. McLafferty, MD

Vascular Medicine
Ruth L. Bush, MD
Texas A&M Health Center, Round Rock, TX

Venous Disease and Treatment Update
Anthony J. Comerota, MD
Jobst Vascular Institute, Toledo, OH

Hemodialysis Access Update
Anil P. Hingorani, MD
Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Peripheral Arterial Disease Update
Sean P. Lyden, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Carotid Artery Disease Update
Carlos H. Timaran, MD
University of Texas Southwest, Dallas, TX

Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection Update
Rodney A. White, MD
UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
1:45 pm - 3:15 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION 1: AORTIC I
Moderated By: Samuel R. Money, MD & Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr., MD
1:45 pm - 1:58 pm #1. Bifurcated Aortic Stent Grafts are Safe and Effective for Endovascular Repair of Aortic Aneurysms in Patients with Narrow Distal Aortic Bifurcations -Aorto-Iliac Converters are Rarely Needed in the Current Era
Veljko Strajina, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, Javariah Fatima, MD, Peter Gloviczki, MD, Audra A. Duncan, MD, Manju Kalra, MBBS, Mark Flemming, MD, Thanila A. Macedo, MD, Thomas C. Bower, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
1:58 pm - 2:11 pm #2. Intact Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair is Not Appropriate in Patients on Dialysis
Joseph Sidaoui, MD, Larry Fish, PhD, Theodore Yuo, MD, Luke Marone, MD, Michel Makaroun, MD, Rabih Chaer, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
2:11 pm - 2:24 pm #3. 1-Year Safety and Efficacy of Thoracic Aortic Stent Grafting (TEVAR) in Patients who are Poor Open Surgical Candidates: Results of the High Risk Arm of the Valor Trial
Mark F. Conrad, MD1, Ronald M. Fairman, MD2, Richard P. Cambria, MD1, Mark Farber, MD3, Alan Matsumoto, MD4, David Williams, MD5, Frank J. Criado, MD6, Christopher J. Kwolek, MD1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 3University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 4University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 5University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 6Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
2:24 pm - 2:37 pm *#4. Relative Importance of Aneurysm Diameter and Body Size for Predicting AAA Rupture in Men and Women
Ruby C. Lo, MD1, Bing Lu, MD,PhD2, Mark F. Conrad, MD3, Mark F. Fillinger, MD4, Robina Matyal, MD1, Allen D. Hamdan, MD1, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD1
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 4Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
2:37 pm - 2:50 pm #5. A 20 Year Experience with Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: A Record of the Development and Evolution of Techniques, Devices and Strategies
Rami O. Tadros, MD, Peter L. Faries, MD, Hannah L. Lowe, MD, Rachel Schrier, MD, Robert A. Lookstein, MD, Sung Yup P. Kim, MD, Jamie Kim, MD, Ageliki G. Vouyouka, MD, Sharif H. Ellozy, MD, Michael L. Marin, MD
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
2:50 pm - 2:55 pm MP1. Epidemiology and Risk Factors in Women with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Caron B. Rockman, MD1, Karan Garg, MD1, Thomas S. Maldonado, MD1, Glenn R. Jacobowitz, MD1, Mark A. Adelman, MD1, K. C. Kent, MD2, Thomas S. Riles, MD1, Jeffrey S. Berger, MD1
1New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2:55 pm - 3:00 pm MP2. High Fidelity Virtual Reality Surgical Crisis Simulation: Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Nung Rudarakanchana, MD, Isabelle Van Herzeele, MD, Colin Bicknell, MD, Celia Riga, MD, Alexander Rolls, MD, Mohamad Hamady, MD, Nicholas Cheshire, MD.
Imperial College, London, London, United Kingdom
3:00 pm - 3:05 pm MP3. Contemporary Outcomes of Complex Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair from the Vascular Study Group of New England
Virendra I. Patel, MD, MPH1, Robert T. Lancaster, MD, MPH1, Shankha Mukhopadhyay, MS1, Junaid Malek, MD1, Philip Goodney, MD2, Daniel Bertges, MD3, Mark F. Conrad, MD, MSSc1, Richard P. Cambria, MD1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebannon, NH, 3University of Vermont Medical Center, Boston, MA
3:05 pm - 3:10 pm MP4. Semi-Conservative Treatment for Aortic Infection
Karolina A. Helczynska, MD PhD, Martin Malina, MD PhD
Vascular Center, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
3:10 pm - 3:15 pm MP5. Pivot Branch Aortic Endograft - Novel "Off the Shelf" Aortic Endograft for the treatment of Juxtarenal and Suprarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms(AAA)
James F. Mckinsey, MD, Jeffrey J. Siracuse, MD, Gautam Shrikhande, MD
Columbia, New York, NY
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBIT HALL & ePOSTER VIEWING
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION 2: VENOUS/DIALYSIS
Moderated by: Robert B. McLafferty, MD & Joann M. Lohr, MD
4:00 pm - 4:13 pm #6. The Incidence of Contralateral Iliac Venous Thrombosis After Stenting Across the Iliocaval Confluence in Patients with Acute or Chronic Venous Outflow Obstruction
Xzabia A. Caliste, MD, Amanda L. Clark, BS, John P. Cullen, PhD, Craig Narins, MD, Ankur Chandra, MD, Jennifer Ellis, MD, Jason Kim, MD, Michael Singh, MD, David L. Gillespie, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center, Division of Vascular Surgery, Rochester, NY
4:13 pm - 4:26 pm *#7. Surgical Reconstruction of the Cephalic Arch for the Management of Dysfunctional Brachiocephalic Arteriovenous Fistulas
Javier E. Anaya-Ayala, MD, Nader Zamani, BS, Nyla Ismail, PhD, Tony Lu, MD, Cassidy Duran, MD, Hosam F. El-Sayed, MD, Mark G. Davies, MD, PhD, MBA, Eric K. Peden, MD
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX
4:26 pm - 4:39 pm #8. Transarterial Treatment of Congenital Renal Arteriovenous Fistulas
Naiem Nassiri, MD, Hirra Ali, MD, Alfio Carroccio, MD, Robert J. Rosen, MD
Lenox Hill Heart & Vascular Institute of New York, New York, NY
4:39 pm - 4:44 pm MP6. WITHDRAWN
4:44 pm - 4:49 pm MP7. Cost Analysis Of Endovenous Catheter Ablation Versus Surgical Stripping Of Refluxing Saphenous Vein For The Treatment Of Varicose Vein Disease
Judith C. Lin, MD, Pauline Migliore, MBA, John Scully, MBA, Robert T. Young, MBA, Alexander D. Shepard, MD, W. Douglas Weaver, MD
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
4:49 pm - 4:54 pm MP8. Hemodialysis Access Intervention and Impaired Cardiac Function: Is there a Relationship?
Ryan Wang, BA, Steven Abramowitz, MD, Michael Losak, BA, Johanna Lou, BA, Angela Kokkosis, MD, Joseph Vassalotti, MD, Harry Schanzer, MD, Sean Pinney, MD, Victoria Teodorescu, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
4:54 pm - 4:59 pm MP9. The Role of Mechanical Devices in Enhancing Therapy for Extensive Deep Vein Thrombosis, Caval-Iliofemoral and Upper Extremity
Thomas Khoury, MD1, Hannah McKeever, DO2, Graham Purdy2.
1Southern Ohio Surgical Associates, Portsmouth, OH, 2Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth, OH
4:59 pm - 5:04 pm MP10. Management of Symptomatic Gastrointestinal Complications Associated with Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filters
Elizabeth A. Genovese, MD, MS, Geetha Jeyabalan, MD, Luke K. Marone, MD, Efthymios D. Avgerinos, MD, Michel S. Makaroun, MD, Rabih A. Chaer, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
5:04 pm - 5:09 pm MP11. Psychosocial Barriers to Permanent Hemodialysis Access in Pediatric Patients
Sarah M. Wartman, MD, Karen Woo, MD, S Grace Huang, MD, JungAh Franchesca Hwang, BS, Jeffrey Johnson, MD, Fred A. Weaver, MD, Vincent L. Rowe, MD
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
5:09 pm - 5:14 pm MP12. Multimodality Endovascular Therapy for the Acutely Symptomatic, Thrombosed, Filter-bearing Inferior Vena Cava: Clinical Efficacy, Institutional Cost, and Physician Work Effort.
Charles B. Ross, MD1, John G. Maijub, MD2, Marvin E. Morris, MD2
1Piedmont Heart Institute, Atlanta, GA, 2Norton Hospital, Louisville, KY
5:14 pm - 5:19 pm MP13. Moving Toward Evidence-Based Guidelines: An Analysis of Hemodialysis Arteriovenous Graft Outcomes
Michael Losak1, Steven Abramowitz, MD2, Ryan Wang3, Johanna Lou2, Angela Kokkosis, MD2, Joseph Vassalotti, MD2, Harry Schanzer, MD2, Victoria Teodorescu, MD2
1Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, 2Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, NY, 3Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, NY
5:19 pm - 5:24 pm MP14. Novel yet Straightforward Techniques for Complicated Inferior Vena Cava Filter Retrieval
Brian Santin, MD, Patrick Muck, MD
Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm WELCOME RECEPTION IN EXHIBIT HALL
* The Welcome Reception is not part of the SCVS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credit through the SCVS joint sponsor.
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm INCOMING FELLOWS PROGRAM *Incoming Fellows Program is not part of the SCVS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credit through the SCVS joint sponsor.
Thursday, March 14
7:00 am - 8:00 am SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (SIG) BREAKFAST SESSIONS

Challenging Cases: Peripheral & Other
Glitter
Moderated by: John F. Eidt, MD & Vincent L. Rowe, MD

Roy Fujitani, MD
University of California Irvine Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Orange, CA

Roan Glocker, MD
University of Alabama – Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Nicolas Mouawad, MD
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Magdiel Trinidad-Hernandez, MD
University Medical Center - University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, AZ

Malachi Sheahan, MD
Lousiana State University Health Sciences Center – New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

Houssam Younes, MD
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX

Challenging Cases: Abdominal Aortic
Facet
Moderated by: Alan M. Dietzek, MD & Patrick E. Muck, MD

Christine Chung, MD
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

Sapan Desai, MD
University of Texas at Houston Medical Center, Houston, TX

Shipra Arya, MD
University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Jeffrey Jim, MD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Syed Peeran, MD
Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Martyn Knowles, MD
University of Texas – Southwestern, Dallas, TX
7:00 am - 8:00 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST WITH INDUSTRY
7:00 am - 11:30 am EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
7:00 am - 12:30 pm REGISTRATION DESK
7:00 am - 12:00 pm SPEAKER READY ROOM
8:15 am - 9:30 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION 3: LOWER EXTREMITY
Moderated by: Alan M. Dietzek, MD; O. William Brown, MD; Katherine Gallagher, MD
8:15 am - 8:28 am *#9. Factors Associated with Primary Vein Graft Thrombosis in a Multicenter Trial with Mandated Ultrasound Surveillance
Lawrence B. Oresanya, MD1, Gregory L. Moneta, MD2, Michael Belkin, MD3, Michael S. Conte, MD1
1University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 3Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
8:28 am - 8:41 am #10. Outcomes of Percutaneous Lower Extremity Procedures Depend More on Indication than Physician Specialty
Justin R. Wallace, MD, Theodore H. Yuo, MD, Rabih A. Chaer, MD, Michel S. Makaroun, MD
UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
8:41 am - 8:54 am #11. Growing Impact Of Restenosis On The Surgical Treatment Of Peripheral Arterial Disease
Douglas W. Jones, MD1, Andres Schanzer, MD2,
Yuanyuan Zhao, MS3, Michael S. Conte, MD4,
Philip P. Goodney, MD, MS3.
1New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, 2University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, 3Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 4University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
8:54 am - 8:59 am MP15. Autologous Non Great Saphenous Veins do not Provide Better Outcomes than Prosthetic Conduits for Below-Knee Bypass
Danielle R. Doucet, MD, Efthymios D. Avgerinos, MD, Ulka Sachdev, MD, Theodore H. Yuo, MD, Rabih A. Chaer, MD, Steven A. Leers, MD, Michel S. Makaroun, MD
UPMC Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
8:59 am - 9:04 am MP16. Clinical Significance of Embolic Events in Patients Undergoing Endovascular Femoropopliteal Interventions with or without Embolic Protection Devices
Bernardo Mendes, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, Mark Flemming, MD, Sanjay Misra, MD, Audra A. Duncan, MD, Manju Kalra, MBBS, Peter Gloviczki, MD, Stephen Cha, MS, Thomas C. Bower, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
9:04 am - 9:09 am MP17. Safety and Feasibility of Transradial Access for Non Coronary Vascular Interventions
Saqib Zia, MD, Kuldeep Singh, MD, Sean A. Marco, MD, Muhammad A. Khan, MD, Jonathan A. Schor, MD, Jonathan S. Deitch, MD
Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
9:09 am - 9:14 am MP18. The Effects of Normalising Hyperhomocysteinemia on Clinical and Operative Outcomes in Patients with Critical Limb Ischaemia
Peadar Waters, MB BCh MRCS, Paul Fennesy, MB BCh, Niamh Hynes, MB BCh MRCS MMSc MD, Sherif Sultan, MD FRCS FACS
Western Vascular Institute, Galway, Ireland
9:14 am - 9:19 am MP19. Impact of Regional Versus General Anesthesia on the Clinical Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Major Lower Extremity Amputation
Josue Chery, MD, Elie S. Semaan, MD, Sandip Darjip, William T. Briggs, PhD, Joel Yarmush, MD, Marcus D'Ayala, MD
New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
9:19 am - 9:24 am MP20. Updated Strategies to Treat Acute Arterial Complications Associated with Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty
Douglas A. Troutman, DO, Matthew J. Dougherty, MD, Adam Spivack, MD, Keith D. Calligaro, MD
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
9:24 am - 9:29 am MP21. A National Review of What Factors Influence The Extent of Major Lower Extremity Amputations
Mohamed A. Zayed, MD PhD, Fritz Bech, MD, Tina Hernandez-Boussard, PhD MPH
Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
9:30 am - 10:00 am COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBIT HALL & ePOSTER VIEWING
10:00 am - 11:15 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION 4: CAROTID
Moderated by: Caron R. Rockman, MD & William J. Quinones-Baldrich, MD
10:00 am - 10:13 am *#12. Hospital Reimbursement for Carotid Stenting and Carotid Endarterectomy
Melissa J. Donovan, MD, Daniel E. Ramirez, MD, Gregory D. Crenshaw, MD, Taylor A. Smith, MD, Hernan A. Bazan, MD, W. Charles Sternbergh, III, MD
Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA
10:13 am - 10:26 am *#13. Surgical and Medical Management of Extracranial Carotid Artery Aneurysms
Grant T. Fankhauser, MD1, William M. Stone, MD1, Richard J. Fowl, MD1, Mark E. O'Donnell, MD1, Thomas C. Bower, MD2, Fredric B. Meyer, MD2, Samuel R. Money, MD1
1Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, 2Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
10:26 am - 10:39 am #14. Outcomes After Carotid Artery Surgery: Does Race Make a Difference?
Muhammad Asad Khan, MD, Kuldeep Singh, MD, Jonathan Schor, MD, Jonathan Deitch, MD
Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
10:39 am - 10:52 am *#15. Increased Risk for Adverse Events following Re-Intervention in Patients with Restenosis After Prior CEA
Margriet Fokkema, MD1, Gert Jan de Borst, MD PhD2, Brian W. Nolan, MD3, Robert A. Cambria, MD4, Richard J. Powell, MD5, Andrew C. Stanley, MD6, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD1
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3Darthmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 4Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, ME, 5Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 6Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
10:52 am - 10:57 am MP22. Postoperative Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Correlations With Atherosclerosis Risk Factors and Postoperative Medical Therapy Depending From Carotid Endarterectomy Technique
Patricija Ivanova, MD, Ilga Kikule, MD, Vitalijs Zvirgzdins, MD
Riga East University Hospital, Riga, Latvia
10:57 am - 11:02 am MP23. Characteristics that Define High Risk in Carotid Endarterectomy From the Vascular Study Group of New England (VSGNE)
Robert Botta1, Felix Schlosser, MD, PhD2, Brian Nolan, MD3, Philip Goodney, MD, MS3, Margriet Fokkema, MD4, Marc Schermerhorn, MD4, Daniel Bertges, MD5, Jeffrey Indes, MD2
1University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 2Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 3Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 4Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 6University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
11:02 am - 11:07 am MP24. Factors that Determine Length of Stay after Carotid Endarterectomy: Opportunities to Avoid Hospital Financial Losses
Julia Glaser, MD1, David Kuwayama, MD1, David Stone, MD1, Phillip Goodney, MD1, Andres Schanzer, MD2, Marc Schermerhorn, MD3, Jens Eldrup Jorgenssen, MD4, Richard Powell, MD1, Andrew Stanley, MD5, Jack Cronenwett, MD1, Brian Nolan, MD1
1Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 2University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA, 3Beth-Israel Deconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 4Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, 5Fletcher-Allen Medical Center, Burlington, VT
11:07 am - 11:12 am MP25. Risk Factors for Prevalence and Progression of Asymptomatic Carotid Disease in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease
Francesco A. Aiello, MD1, Andrew Meltzer, MD2, Nii-Kabu Kabutey, MD3, Melinda Espiritu4, MD, Brian Cohen4, MD, Jason Burmeister4, MD, Rahima Hoque4, MD, James McKinsey, MD4, Gautam Shrikhande, MD4
1University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, 2New York Presbyterian Hospital: Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, 3New York Presbyterian Hospital: Columbia and Cornell Medical Campus, New York, NY, 4New York Presbyterian Hospital: Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
11:15 am - 11:20 am INTRODUCTION OF DISTINGUISHED VISITING PROFESSOR
11:20 am - 12:00 pm DISTINGUISHED VISITING PROFESSOR
Peter Gloviczki, MD

Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic Rochester

Factors Affecting Short and Long-Term Survival After EVAR

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION 5: MODERN VASCULAR PRACTICE SESSION
Moderators: George H. Meier, MD & R. Clement Darling, III, MD
12:00 pm - 12:13 pm #16. Office Based Endovascular Suite is Safe for Most Procedures
Krishna M. Jain, MD, John Munn, MD, Mark Rummel, MD, Dan Johnston, MD, Chris Longton, MD
Advanced Vascular Surgery, Kalamazoo, MI
12:13 pm - 12:26 pm #17. Robot-Assisted Vascular Surgery, 250 Cases
Petr Stadler, Libor Dvoracek, MD, Petr Vitasek, MD, Pavel Matous, MD
Na Homolce Hospital, Praha 5, Czech Republic.
12:26 pm - 12:31 pm MP26. The Impact of a Vascular Surgery Hospitalist Program on Physician and Patient Satisfaction, Resident Education, and Resource Utilization
David L. Cull, MD, Christopher G. Carsten, III, MD, Eugene M. Langan, III, MD, Spence M. Taylor, MD, Angie Tong, BS, Bruce A. Snyder, MD, Brent Johnson, MS
University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville, Greenville, SC
12:31 pm - 12:36 pm MP27. Lean Principles Optimize On-time Vascular Surgery Operating Room Starts and Decrease Resident Work Hours
Courtney J. Warner, MD, Daniel B. Walsh, MD, Alexander J. Horvath, Teri R. Walsh, RN, Daniel P. Herrick, Steven J. Prentiss, Jack L. Cronenwett, MD, Richard J. Powell, MD
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm CONCURRENT LUNCHEON SYMPOSIA

“PAD Intervention and the "Diabetic Epidemic": Can DEFINITIVE LE Data Be Directional in Practice Decisions for Claudicant and CLI Patients?”
Glitter
Supported by Covidien

“Aortic Necks and Next Gen Endografts – Is Conventional Wisdom Out of Date?”
Facet
Supported by TriVascular, Inc.

“The Continuum of Excellence From Sutureless Anastomoses to Endovascular Solutions”
Flicker 3
Supported by Gore & Associates

*Luncheon Symposia are not part of the SCVS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credit through the SCVS joint sponsor.

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm INCOMING FELLOWS PROGRAM
*Incoming Fellows Program is not part of the SCVS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credit through the SCVS joint sponsor.
12:30 pm FREE AFTERNOON
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm YOUNG VASCULAR SURGEONS PROGRAM
*Young Vascular Surgeons Program is not part of the SCVS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credit through the SCVS joint sponsor.
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm TOP GUN COMPETITION
*Top Gun Competition is not part of the SCVS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credit through the SCVS joint sponsor.
Friday, March 15
6:45 am - 8:00 am CONCURRENT BREAKFAST SYMPOSIA

"Emergent EVAR - Technical Considerations for eEVAR Programs"
Glitter
Supported by Medtronic

"Redefining EVAR Practice: Innovative Solutions from Vessel Access to Aneurysm Seal"
Facet
Supported by Endologix

The Art, Science and Economics of PEVAR
Nikhil Kansal, MD

AFX™ and Ventana™: The Power of ActiveSeal™ and Anatomical Fixation for addressing Infra and Juxtrenal Challenges in EVAR
Julio Rodriguez-Lopez, MD

Advancing EVAR to EVAS with Nellix®
Jeffery Carpenter, MD


*This breakfast symposia is not part of the SCVS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credit through the SCVS joint sponsor.
6:45 am - 8:00 am Breakfast Session - “Thrombus Sucks or Suck Thrombus”

Learn About a New Device for Management of PE/DVT: AngioVac
Mark Conrad, Vacular Surgeron, MGH

Thrombus Extension (EHIT) Post Thermal Ablation: To Treat or Not To Treat?
Lowell Kabnick, Vascular Surgeon, NYU Langone Medical Center
7:00 am - 8:00 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST IN EXHIBIT HALL
7:00 am - 5:00 pm EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
7:00 am - 5:00 pm REGISTRATION DESK
7:00 am - 5:00 pm SPEAKER READY ROOM
8:15 am - 9:45 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION 6: AORTIC II
Moderated by: Michel S. Makaroun, MD & Thomas C. Bower, MD
8:15 am - 8:28 am *#18. Identifying TAAA IV Patients at High Risk for Open Repair
Sapan S. Desai, MD, PhD, MBA, Kristofer Charlton-Ouw, MD, Harleen K. Sandhu, MD, Charles C. Miller, III, PhD, Ali Azizzadeh, MD, Anthony L. Estrera, MD, Hazim J. Safi, MD
University of Texas Houston Medical School and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX
8:28 am - 8:41 am #19. Intramural Hematoma of the Descending Aorta: Differences and Similarities with Acute Bdissection
Jip L. Tolenaar1, MD, Kevin M. Harris2, MD, Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr.3, MD, Vincenzo Rampoldi1, MD, Arturo Evangelista4, MD, Frans L. Moll5, MD, James B. Froehlich6, MD, Marco di Eusanio7, MD, Kim Eagle6, MD, Santi Trimarchi1, MD
1Policlinico San Donato IRCCS, Milan, Italy, 2Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN, 3University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 4Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain, 5University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 6University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 7University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
8:41 am - 8:54 am #20. Outcomes of Open and Endovascular Repair for Ruptured and Non-Ruptured Internal Iliac Artery Aneurysms
Muhammad A. Rana, MD, Manju Kalra, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, Peter Gloviczki, MD, Audra Duncan, MD, Mark D. Fleming, M.D., Thomas C. Bower, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
8:54 am - 9:07 am #21. Functional Outcome and Mortality after Open and Endovascular Secondary Intervention for Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair
Salvatore T. Scali, MD, Khayree Butler, MD, Adam W. Beck, MD, Robert J. Feezor, MD, Peter R. Nelson, MD,MPH, Scott A. Berceli, MD,PhD, Thomas S. Huber, MD,Ph., Catherine K. Chang, MD
University of Florida-Gainesville, Gainesville, FL
9:07 am - 9:20 am #22. WITHDRAWN
9:20 am - 9:25 am MP28. Mid-term Outcomes of Endovascular Repair for Patients with Blunt Traumatic Aortic Injury
Ali Azizzadeh, MD1, Hunter M. Ray1, Kristofer M. Charlton-Ouw, MD1, Charles C. Miller, PhD2, Sheila M. Coogan, MD1, Anthony L. Estrera, MD1, Hazim J. Safi, MD1
1University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, 2Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - El Paso, El Paso, TX
9:25 am - 9:30 am MP29. Etiology and Management of Intraluminal Thrombus in the Non- Diseased Aorta
Vikalp Jain, MD1, George J. Koullias, MD2, Apostolos Tassiopoulos, MD1
1SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY, 2SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital, Coram, NY
9:30 am - 9:35 am MP30. Penetrating Atherosclerotic Ulcers and Saccular Aneurysms: Two Names for the Same Entity?
Eric K. Shang, MD, Derek P. Nathan, MD, Shanna R. Sprinkle, BS, William W. Boonn, MD, Edward Y. Woo, MD, Grace J. Wang, MD, Ronald M. Fairman, MD, Benjamin M. Jackson, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
9:35 am - 9:40 am MP31. Use of the Artis-Zeego iGuide Program Facilitates a Rapid and Safe Translumbar Approach for the Treatment of Type-2 Endoleaks
Mikel Sadek, MD, Todd L. Berland, MD, Thomas S. Maldonado, MD, Firas F. Mussa, MD, Caron B. Rockman, MD, Genn R. Jacobowitz, MD, Patrick J. Lamparello, MD, Mark A. Adelman, MD, Frank J. Veith, MD, Neal S. Cayne, MD
New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
9:40 am - 9:45 am MP32. A Comparison of Open TAAA Repair vs Hybrid Repair: Single Institution Series
Dean J. Yamaguchi, Jr., MD, Mark A. Patterson, MD, Thomas C. Matthews, MD, Marc A. Passman, MD, William D. Jordan, Jr., MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
9:45 am - 10:15 am COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBIT HALL & ePOSTER VIEWING
10:15 am - 11:30 am INTERNATIONAL PANEL
"Aortic Lesions Deemed 'Non-Suitable' for EVAR May Benefit from Endovascular Repair the Most!"

Martin Malina, MD
Skane University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden

"Fenestrated and Branched Graft for Complex Aortic Aneurysms"
Jean Pierre Bacquemin, MD
Henri Mondor Hospital Paris, Créteil, France

"Has renal revascularization become redundant?"
George Hamilton, MD
University College London/Royal Free Hospital, London, England

"Progress of Endovascular Treatment for Para-Ascending Aortic Pathologies"
Zaiping Jing, MD
Shanghai Hospital, China

11:30 am - 11:45 am Introduction of the President
11:45 am - 12:30 pm PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
"Are We Unique?"
Samuel R. Money, MD

Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm MEMBERS' BUSINESS LUNCHEON
*The Member's Business Luncheon is not part of the SCVS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credit through the SCVS joint sponsor.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH WITH INDUSTRY
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm KARMODY POSTER COMPETITION, FIRST ROUND
Moderated by: Mark G. Davies, MD & Alan Dardik, MD, PhD
TOPIC: ANEURYSM
Moderator: Ali Azizzadeh, MD
P1 The Influence of Oversizing on Short and Long-term Outcome in Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair
Jip L. Tolenaar, MD1, Frederik H W Jonker, MD2, Frans L. Moll MDl2, Joost A. van Herwaarden MD2, Mark D. Morasch MD3, Michel S. Makaroun MD4, Santi Trimarchi1 MD
1Policlinico San Donato IRCCS, Milan, Italy, 2University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 4UPMC Hospitals, Pittsburgh, PA
P2 Anatomic Eligibility for Endovascular Popliteal Artery Aneurysm Repair
James R. Ballard, MD, Phong Dargon, MD, Marcus Kret, MD, Amir Azarbal, MD, Erica Mitchell, MD, Timothy Liem, MD, Gregory Landry, MD, Gregory Moneta, MD.
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
P3 Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: A Decade of Experience
Chandu Vemuri, MD, J. Westley Ohman, MD, John A. Curci, MD, Robert W. Thompson, MD, Patrick J. Geraghty, MD, Brian G. Rubin, MD, Luis A. Sanchez, MD, Gregorio A. Sicard, MD, Jeffrey Jim, MD
Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO
P4 Anatomic Severity Grade Scores Predicts Reinterventions After Endovascular Aortic Repair
Patricia G. Johnson, BS, Candice R. Chipman, MD, Samuel Steerman, MD, Jonathan A. Higgins, MBBS, Sadaf S. Ahanchi, MD, Jean M. Panneton, MD.
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
P5 Wound Infection Following Open Aortic Surgery Correlates With Trunk Muscle Size
Shipra Arya, MD, SM, Brandon M. Wojcik, MD, Shijie Cai, BA, Michael Terjimanian, BA, Jay Lee, BA, Jordan Starr, BA, John E. Rectenwald, MD, MS, Michael Englesbe, MD, Jonathan L. Eliason, MD, Katherine A. Gallagher, MD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
P6 WITHDRAWN
P7 Preoperative Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Non-Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Do They Improve Outcomes?
Edgar L. Galiñanes, MD1, Viktor Y. Dombrovskiy, MD, PhD, MPH2, Shaun Reynolds, MD1, Todd R. Vogel, MD, MPH1
1University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics, Columbia, MO2 UMDNJ, New Brunswick, NJ
TOPIC: CAROTID
Moderator: Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD
P8 Correlating Embolic Potential and Carotid Plaque Morphology using VH-IVUS
Elizabeth Hitchner, MS1, Mohamed Zayed, MD2, George Lee, MD2, Barton Lane, MD2, Wei Zhou, MD2
1Palo Alto VA Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA, 2Stanford University, Stanford, CA
P9 Carotid Endarterectomy Using the Eversion Technique has Equivalent Restenosis Rates as Patch Angioplasty and Costs Less to Perform: An Eight - Year Single Institution Experience
Emilia Krol, MD, Aleksandra Ogrodnik, MD, Richard Hsu, MD, Dahlia Plummer, MD, Alan Dietzek, MD
Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT
P10 6-Month Duplex Ultrasonography Following Carotid Endarterectomy Has No Impact on Clinical Decision Making
Edward J. Arous, MD, Andres Schanzer, MD, William P. Robinson, MD, Louis M. Messina, MD, Elias J. Arous, MD, Kimberly Leblanc, BA, Donald T. Baril, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
P11 Endovascular Management of a Symptomatic Spontaneous Internal Carotid Artery Dissection with On-label Use of an FDA Approved Device
Austin J. Wagner, DO1, Melissa A. Obmann, DO1, Shivprasad D. Nikam, MD1, James R. Elmore, MD2, David R. Mariner, MD1
1Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 2Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
P12 WITHDRAWN
P13 Hybrid Endovascular Treatment of an Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery with Kommerell Diverticulum: Case Presentation and Review of the Literature
Kathleen M. Lamb, MD1, Neil Moudgill, MD2, Anu K. Whisenhunt, DO1, Thea Price, MD1, Michael Ayad, MD1, Dawn Salvatore, MD1, Babak Abai, MD1, Paul DiMuzio, MD1
1Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2University of South Flordia, Tampa, FL
P14 Utilization of Vascular Surgical Services in a Hub-and-Spoke Telestroke Network
Grant T. Fankhauser, MD, William M. Stone, MD, Mark E. O'Donnell, MD, Richard J. Fowl, MD, Bart M. Demaerschalk, MD, Samuel R. Money, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, AZ
TOPIC: LOWER EXTREMITY
Moderator: Anil P. Hingorani, MD
P15 A Standardized Approach Facilitating Results with Endovascular Therapy for TASC C and D Aortoiliac Occlusions
James A. Davis, Ramyar Gilani, Peter I. Tsai, Mathew J. Wall, Charles A. West
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
P16 Effect Of Intraoperative Blood Transfusion On Outcome In Patients Undergoing Non-Traumatic Lower Extremity Amputation
Muhammad Asad Khan, MD, Kuldeep Singh, MD, Jonathan Schor, MD, Jonathan Deitch, MD
Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
P17 Hybrid Remote Endarterectomy for Non-Stentable No Man’s Land of the Iliofemoral Artery
Alison J. Kinning, MD, Candidate, Megan E. Hill, MD, Tamer N. Boules, MD, William F. Oppat, MD
Providence Hospital and Medical Center, Southfield, MI
P18 Chronic Kidney Disease Predicts LongTerm Mortality after Major Lower Extremity Amputation
Roland Assi, MD, Clinton D. Protack, MD, Willis T Williams, MD, Michael R. Hall, MD, Penny Vasilas, RN, Alan Dardik, MD, PhD.
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P19 Outcomes of Infrainguinal Endovascular Interventions in the Nonagenarian
Sung Yup Kim, MD, Daniel Han, MD, Ageliki G. Vouyouka, MD, Rami O. Tadros, MD, Marvin Weaver, III, MD, Michael L. Marin, MD, Peter L. Faries, MD, Robert Lookstein, MD.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
P20 Renal Insufficiency is Detrimental to Short and Longterm Outcomes after Tibial Interventions for Critical Limb Ischemia
Kevin E. Todd, Jr., BS, Christian A. Maurer, BS, Johnathan A. Higgins, MBBS, Jung H. Kim, MPH, Sadaf S. Ahanchi, MD, Jean M. Panneton, MD.
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
P21 Positive Remodeling of the Common Femoral Artery Associated with Directional Atherectomy
Sung Yup Kim, MD, Ageliki Vouyouka, MD, Rajesh Malik, MD, Rami O. Tadros, MD, Michael L. Marin, MD, Peter L. Faries, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
TOPIC: OTHER
Moderator: Mark F. Conrad, MD
P22 Novel Technique for the Creation of Patient-Specific Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Phantom Models for the Study of Aortic Wall Failure
Doran Mix, BS1, Mallory Wingate2, Karl Q. Schwarz, MD1, Dan B. Phillips, PhD2, Steven W. Day, PhD2, Ankur Chandra, MD1
1University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 2Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
P23 Determining the Time Frame of Symptom Relief After Laprascopic Median Arcuate Ligament Release: A Case Series
Ying Zhuge, MD, Jane K. Yang, MD, Chris A. Otero, MD, Handel Robinson, MD, Jorge Rey, MD, Omaida C. Velazquez, MD, Nestor de la Cruz- Muñoz, MD
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
P24 Assessing the Impact of patient Risk Factors and Methods of Wound Closure on Vascular Surgical Site Infection (VSSI) Rates
Terri McVeigh, MB BCh MRCS, Sherif Sultan, MD FRCS FACS, Niamh Hynes, MB BCh MRCS MMSc MD
Western Vascular Institute, Galway, Ireland
P25 WITHDRAWN
P26 Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury Manangment in a National Inpatient Sample.
Munier M. Nazzal, MD, George J. Philip, MD, Weikai Qu, MD, PhD, Hammad Amer, MD, Brett Aplin, MD, Brett Aplin, MD, Jihad Abbas, MD
University of Toledo, School of Medicine, Toledo, OH
P27 Initial Experience Using Harmonic Ultrasound Coagulation (Focus from Ethicon) Versus Bovie Electrocautery in Reducing Lymphatic Wound Complications for Femoral Artery Dissections
Patrick Neville, MD, Brian J. Santin, MD, Pryze Smith, PhD, Matt Lecht, MD, Joann M. Lohr, MD, Patrick Muck, MD
TriHealth,Inc., Cincinnati, OH
P28 Analysis of Critical Limb Ischemia Using MRA with Contrast-Enhanced MR Perfusion Scans
Nima Nassiri, John Barakat, Ben Ellingson, PhD, John Moriarty, MD, Peter F. Lawrence, MD
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
TOPIC: PERIPHERAL
Moderator: Willem Wisselink, MD
P29 Remote Superficial Femoral Artery Endarterectomy
Derenik Maytesyan, MD, PhD, Simon A. Papoyan, MD PhD, Igor Abramov, MD, PhD, Andrey Eremenko, Victor Baldin, MD, PhD, Andrey Verigo, MD, PhD
15 Moscow Municipal Hosptal, Moscow, Russian Federation
P30 Outcomes, Compliance, and Applicability of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Pumps on Patients with Intermittent Claudication
Edgar Luis Galiñanes, MD, Rumi Faizer, MD
University of Missouri-Columbia, MO
P31 Access to Healthcare Does Not Correlate with Amputation Status
Mandy R. Maness, MD1, Melissa A. deWolfe, DO1, Walter J. Pories, MD2, Frank M. Parker, MD1, William M. Bogey, MD1, Charles S. Powell, MD1, Michael C. Stoner, MD1
1East Carolina Heart Institute, Greenville, NC, 2East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
P32 ViaStrong? A Comparison Of Bare Metal Stents To The Viabahn Covered Stent
Robert Hacker, MD1, Rajeev Dayal, MD, FACS2, Toufic Safa, MD, FACS2
1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2Northshore - Longisland Jewish Health System, Manhasset, NY
P33 Middle Aortic Coarctation
Thea P. Price, Aleksandra Policha, Anu K. Whisenhunt, Micheal Ayad, Paul J. DiMuzio, Dawn M. Salvatore
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
P34 Impact of Insurance Status on the Prognosis of Acute Lower Extremity Ischemia
David Neel, MD, Linda D. Doucet, RN, Cynthia X. Zhao, MD, MPH, Wayne W. Zhang, MD
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, Shreveport, LA
P35 An Elevated Homocysteine is More Common in Women than Men with Vascular Disease
Charudatta C. Bavare, MD, MPH1, Wissam Fawaz, BS2, Sarah Dakhlallah, BS2, Street Tiffany, NP1, Jean Bismuth, MD3, Eric K. Peden, MD1, Mark G. Davies, MD, PhD, MBA1, Alan B. Lumsden, MD4, Joseph J. Naoum, MD5
1The Methodist Hospital and DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX, 2Lebanese American University and University Medical Center Rizk Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon, 3The Methodist Hospital and DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX, 4The Methodist Hospital and Debakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX, 5The Methodist Hospital, Lebanese American University and University Medical Center Rizk Hospital, Houston, TX
TOPIC: VENOUS/DIALYSIS
Moderator: Erica L. Mitchell, MD
P36 Analysis of a Series Of Patients With Varicose Vein Recurrence
Eleonora Tomasyan, Simon Papoyan
Moscow Municipal Hospital #15, Moscow, Russian Federation
P37 Management Issues in Female Klippel-Trenaunay Patients Across The Generations
Sara McKeever, MS, Joann M. Lohr, MD
Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
P38 Improved Mortality With Endovascular Repair Of Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Injuries
Rodney P. Bensley, MD, Ruby C. Lo, MD, Margriet Fokkema, MD, Mark C. Wyers, MD, Allen D. Hamdan, MD, Elliot L. Chaikof, MD, Marc Schermerhorn, MD
BIDMC, Boston, MA
P39 Does Diabetes and Immunosuppressant Therapy play a role in Arteriovenous Fistula Non-Maturation?
Eddie Blay, Jr., BA, Aamna Ali, BA, Syamal D. Bhattacharya, MD, Shawn Gage, PA, Luigi Pascarella, MD, Jeffrey H. Lawson, MD,PhD
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
P40 Hemodialysis aAcess in the Elderly: Do the ResultsJustify Following the KDOQI Guidelines?
Houssam K. Younes, MD, Charudatta Bavare, MD, Mitul S. Patel, MD, Abindra Sigdel, MD, Jospeh J. Naoum, MD, Hosam F. El-Sayed, MD, Eric K. Peden, MD, Mark G. Davies, MD
Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center. The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
P41 Patients on Haemodialysis Are Better Served By A Proximal Arterio-Venous Fistula For Long-Term Venous Access
Sherif Sultan, MD FRCS FACS, Niamh Hynes, MB BCh MRCS MMSc MD
Western Vascular Institute, Galway, Ireland
P42 Outcomes of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement In Vascular Surgery Practice; Time To Shift The Catheter Paradigm
Abindra Sigdel, MD, Houssam K. Younes, MD, Charudatta S. Bavare, MD, Mitul S. Patel, MD, Hosam F. El-Sayed, MD, Eric K. Peden, MD, Alan B. Lumsden, MD, Mark G. Davies, MD
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm FOCUSED SESSION: EXPANDING THE CLINICAL BUSINESS OF YOUR VASCULAR SURGERY PRACTICE
Moderated by: Robert B. McLafferty, MD

"How to Expand Your Practice in Venous Disease and Create a Successful Varicose Vein Center
Marc A. Passman, MD
University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama

"Vascular Surgeons Should Create and Coordinate Wound Care Centers"
Robert B. McLafferty, MD
Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL

"Should I Continue to Interpret for a Hospital-Based Vascular Lab or Create One in the Office?"
M. Ashraf Mansour, MD
Spectrum Health Medical Group, Grand Rapids, MI

"Understanding the Creation and Business of a Successful Outpatient Endovascular Center"
Krishna M. Jain, MD
Advanced Vascular Surgery, Kalamazoo, MI

"Should I Get Involved with Clinical Trials in My Practice?: Understanding the Benefits and Risks"
Kim J. Hodgson, MD
Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL

"The 10 Most Common Billing and Coding Mistakes in Vascular Surgery: Time to Get Paid for Your Work"
Sean P. Roddy, MD
The Vascular Group, PLLC, Albany, NY

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBIT HALL & ePOSTER VIEWING
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION 7: DEBATE SESSION
Moderated by: Russell H. Samson, MD & Nicholas JW Cheshire, MD
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm #23. Ambulatory Percutaneous Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Hasan H. Dosluoglu, MD1, Purandath Lall, MBBS1, Raphael Blochle, MD1, Linda M. Harris, MD2, Maciej L. Dryjski, MD2
1SUNY at Buffalo, VA Western NY Healthcare System, Buffalo, NY, 2SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Assigned Discussant: William J. Quinones-Baldrich, MD

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm #24. Fenestrated and Branched Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair Among Octogenarians
Hans Tulip, MD, Carlos H. Timaran, David E. Timaran, MD, Shadman M. Baig, MD, R James Valentine, MD, Luis Gomez
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Assigned Discussant: Mark A. Farber, MD

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm #25. Impact of Uninterrupted Use of Clopidogrel on Postoperative Complications after Extracavitary Vascular Surgical Procedures
Panos Kougias, MD, Neal Barshes, MD, George Pisimisis, MD, Peter Lin, MD, Briauna Lowery, MD, Carlos Bechara, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Assigned Discussant: Russell H. Samson, MD

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm #26. Initial Procedural Analysis of the Treatment of Iliac Artery Disease With Orbital Atherectomy
Robert Botta1, Jeffrey Indes, MD2
1University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 2Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Assigned Discussant: James F. McKinsey, MD

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm ANNUAL BANQUET
Saturday, March 16
7:30 am - 12:30 pm REGISTRATION DESK
7:30 am - 12:00 pm SPEAKER READY ROOM
7:30 am - 8:30 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
7:30 am - 8:30 am SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (SIG) BREAKFAST SESSIONS

Challenging Cases: Thoracic Aortic
Glitter
Moderated by: William D. Jordan, MD & Gustavo S. Oderich, MD

Shonda Banegas, MD
Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Spectrum Health, Kentwood, MI

Luca Freni, MD
Vascular Surgery - Ospedale San Carlo Borromeo, Milan, Italy

Rafael Malgor, MD
Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY

Peter Sassalos, MD
University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI

Michael Shih, MD
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Richard Denney
Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Challenging Cases: Venous & Dialysis
Facet
Moderated by: Ellen D. Dillavou, MD & Robert B. McLafferty, MD

Andrew Leake, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Division of Vascular Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA

Muhammad Ali Rana, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, NY

Thomas Reifsnyder, MD
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Ramyar Gilani, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Jonathan Levison, MD
The Cardiovascular Care Group, Westfield, NJ

Sadia Khan, MD
Kaiser Permanente Fontana, Fontana, CA
8:45 am - 9:50 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION 8: OUTCOMES
Moderated by: William D. Jordan, MD & Mark G. Davies, MD
8:45 am - 8:58 am #27. Contemporary Results of Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) in Normal Risk Patients From The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Vascular Registry"
Joseph J. Ricotta, MD1, David L. Gillespie, MD2, Patrick J. Geraghty, MD3, Thomas E. Brothers, MD4, Christopher T. Kenwood, MS5, Flora S. Siami, MPH5, John J. Ricotta, MD6, Rodney A. White, MD7
1Northside Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute, Atlanta, GA, 2University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 3Washington University in St. Louis, St Louis, MO, 4Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 5New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA, 6Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, 7Harbor UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
8:58 am - 9:11 am #28. Extracorporeal Bypass use Improves Outcomes of Open Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair
Virendra I. Patel, MD, MPH, Shankha Mukhopadhyay, MS, Emel Ergul, MS, Mark F. Conrad, MD MSSc, Richard P. Cambria, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
9:11 am - 9:24 am *#29. Iliac Artery Exposure Independently Predicts Mortality in Female Patients Undergoing Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair (TEVAR): An Analysis of the ACS-NSQIP Database
George J. Arnaoutakis, MD, James H. Black, III, MD, Eric B. Schneider, PhD, Ying W. Lum, MD, Mahmoud B. Malas, MD, Bruce A. Perler, MD, MBA, Julie A. Freischlag, MD, Christopher J. Abularrage, MD
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
9:24 am - 9:37 am #30. Outcomes of Lower Extremity Bypass Performed for Acute Limb Ischemia
Donald T. Baril, MD1, Virendra I. Patel, MD2, Dejah R. Judelson, MD1, Philip P. Goodney, MD3, James T. McPhee, MD4, Scott G. Prushik, MD5, Nathanael Hevelone, MPH6, Jack L. Cronenwett, MD3, Andres Schanzer, MD1
1University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA, 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 4Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, 5St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, MA, 6Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
9:37 am - 9:50 am #31. Carotid Stenosis: An Update on Early Outcomes Comparing Carotid Endarterectomy and Carotid Artery Stenting
Brett Aplin, MD, Weikai Qu, MD, PhD, Hammad Amer, MD, Jihad Abbas, MD, Munier M. Nazzal, MD.
University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH
9:50 am - 10:35 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION 9: POTPOURRI I
Moderated by: Rabih A. Chaer, MD & Audra A. Duncan, MD
9:50 am - 10:03 am *#32. Radiation Safety Education in Vascular Surgery Training: An Unmet Requirement
Stefano J. Bordoli, MD, Christopher G. Carsten, III, MD, David L. Cull, MD, Brent L. Johnson, MS, Spence M. Taylor, MD.
Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC
10:03 pm - 10:16 am #33. A Comparison of Open Versus Percutaneous Brachial Artery Access - Which is Quicker; Which is Better?
Chelsea Chesner, Saum A. Rahimi, MD, David Morales, Alan M. Graham, MD, Paul B. Haser, MD
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
10:16 am - 10:21 am MP33. Blunt Brachial Artery Injury Among Pediatric Patients: Surgery or Not?
Mohammad H. Eslami, MD1, Tze Woei Tan, MD1, Kaveh Shahmohammadi, MD1, Denis Rybin, PhD2, Gheorghe Doros, PhD2, Jeffery Kalish, MD1, Alik Farber, MD1
1Division of Vascular Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2Division of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
10:21 am - 10:26 am MP34. Variations in Maximum Diameter Measurements of Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneursyms (DTA): Potential Impact on Clinical Practice
Nung Rudarakanchana, MD, Colin Bicknell, MD, Nicholas Cheshire, MD, Nicholas Burfitt, MD, Alexander Chapman, MD, Mohamad Hamady, MD, Janet Powell, MD
Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
11:26 am - 11:31 am MP35. Utility of Run Off Scores and Direct Angiosome Revascularization in Predicting Outcomes Inpatients Undergoing Revascularization for Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)
Marcus R. Kret, MD, Erica L. Mitchell, MD, Timothy K. Liem, MD, Amir Azarbal, MD, Gregory L. Moneta, MD, Gregory Landry, MD
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
10:35 am - 11:20 am KARMODY POSTER COMPETITION FINAL ROUND
Moderated by: Mark G. Davies, MD & Alan Dardik, MD, PhD
11:20 am - 12:20 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION 10: POTPOURRI I
Moderated by: Gustavo S. Oderich, MD & Joseph S. Giglia, MD
11:20 am - 11:25 am MP36. Impact of Race and Socioeconomic Status on the Use of Endovascular Repair to Treat Thoracic Aortic Diseases
William F. Johnston, MD, Damien J. LaPar, MD, Timothy Newhook, MD, Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., MD, Gorav Ailawadi, MD
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
11:25 am - 11:30 am MP37. Endovascular Management of Blunt Aortic Injury Is Appropriate Primary Therapy Based on Results Over 17 Years
James A. Davis, Ramyar Gilani, Farhan Zafar, Peter I. Tsai, Mathew J. Wall, Kenneth L. Mattox, Charles A. West
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
11:30 am - 11:35 am MP38. Persistent or Delayed Type 2 Endoleak Predicts Aneurysm Aac Growth and Late Reintervention
Jeremy Herrmann, BS1, Ruby C. Lo, MD1, Mark Wyers, MD1, Virendra I. Patel, MD2, Mark F. Fillinger, MD3, Marc Schermerhorn, MD1
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
11:35 am - 11:40 am MP39. Carotid Endarterectomy Contralateral to an Occlusion is Not High Risk Even if Shunts are Not Used
Russell H. Samson, MD, Jennifer L. Cline, PhD, David P. Showalter, MD, Michael R. Lepore, Jr., MD, Deepak G. Nair, MD
Sarasota Vascular Specialists, Sarasota, FL
11:40 am - 11:45 am MP40. Femoral Artery Calcification As a Determinant of Success For Percutaneous Access For Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (PEVAR)
Jesse M. Manunga, Jr., MD, Peter Gloviczki, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, Manju Kalra, MB BS, Audra A. Duncan, MD, Mark D. Fleming, MD, Thomas C. Bower, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Rochester, MN
11:45 am - 11:50 pm MP41. The Decline of Mesenteric Ischemia-Related Mortality in the Last Decade
Ruby C. Lo, MD, Margriet Fokkema, MD, Thomas Curran, MD, Allen D. Hamdan, MD, Mark Wyers, MD, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
11:50 am - 11:55 am MP42. Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia: A Comparison of In-Hospital Post-Operative Complications of Endovascular and Open Revascularization
Mohamed F. Osman, MD, Mustafa Baldawi, MD, Weikai Qu, MD, PhD, Mohamed R. Osman, MD, Viviane Kazan, MD, Faisal Khateeb, MD, Hammad Amer, MD, Jihad Abbas, MD, Munier Nazzal, MD
University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH
11:55 am - 12:00 pm MP43. Trans-Auxillary Decompression of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Patients Presenting with Cervical Ribs
Sinan O. Jabori, Hugh A. Gelabert, MD, Andrew Barleben, MD, Juan C. Jimenez, MD, Brian G. DeRubertis, MD, Jessica B. O'Connell, MD, Jill Klausner, David A. Rigberg, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
12:00 am - 12:05 pm MP44. Medical Co-Morbidities but Not Interventions Adversely Affect Survival in Patients with Intermittent Claudication
Kenneth Perrone, BA, Marcus R. Kret, MD, Amir F. Azarbal, MD, Erica L. Mitchell, MD, Timothy K. Liem, MD, Gregory J. Landry, MD, Gregory L. Moneta, MD
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
12:05 pm - 12:10 pm MP45. Outcomes Following Endovascular Repair of Peripheral Arterial Trauma
Sapan S. Desai, MD, PhD, MBA, Christopher S. Parham, MD, Kristofer Charlton-Ouw, MD, Sheila M. Coogan, MD, Anthony Estrera, MD, Hazim J. Safi, MD, Ali Azizzadeh, MD
University of Texas Houston Medical School and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX
12:10 pm - 12:15 pm MP46. Arterio-Venous Grafts are Acceptable for Dialysis Patients with Limited Life Expectancy
Matthew T. Allemang, MD1, Brian Schmotzer, MS2, Virginia L. Wong, MD1, Alexander Chang, MD1, Ryan O. Lakin, MD1, Kenneth J. Woodside, MD1, John Wang, MD1, Vikram S. Kashyap, MD1
1University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, 2Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
12:15 am - 12:20 pm MP47. Experience in the Treatment of Mesenteric Ischemia from 2005 - 2010 in NSQIP Hospitals
Jordan Knepper, MD1, Nicholas Osborne, MD1, John Rectenwald, III, MD1, Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., MD2
1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
12:20 pm ADJOURN

 
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