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Saturday, March 12, 2016
7:45 am - 8:30 am *Fellows Breakfast
Renaissance Foyer
8:30 am - 4:15 pm *Fellows Program
DaVinci 1-3
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm *Fellows Reception
Grand Patio
Sunday, March 13, 2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Desk
Tower Foyer
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Speaker Ready Room
Donatello 1
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Focused Session: Relevant Questions for the Practicing Vascular Surgeon Part I
Tower Ballroom
Moderators: Alan Dietzek
Peter Faries

Should we be performing Endovascular Interventions on Patients with Lifestyle Limiting Claudication? What are the Risks? Are We out of Step with Current Trends?
James McKinsey

Current indications for Renal Artery Interventions - Are There Any?
Russell Samson

Infected EVAR Stent Grafts: Incidence, Diagnosis and Management
Keith Calligaro

Has Translational Research Really impacted what we do as Vascular Surgeons?
Timur Sarac

Pipe dreams: Should chimneys, snorkels, periscopes be used if anatomy is suitable for a fenestrated or branched device? What does the data show? What does the FDA say?
Gustavo Oderich

1:45 pm - 3:10 pm Scientific Session I: Lower Extremity I
Tower Ballroom
Moderators: Thomas Bower
William Jordan
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm 1. Minimizing Interval between Revascularization and Completion Amputation Optimizes Surgical Site Healing
Brett C. Chatman, Caitlin M. Sorensen, Matthew E. Snow, Michael C. Siah, Katherine M. Raspovic, Tareq M. Massimi, Edward Y. Woo, Steven D. Abramowitz
MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm 2. Unintended consequences of bundled payments in surgery: Disproportionate burden of diabetic amputations among safety net hospitals in Texas
Karina A. Newhall, Philip P. Goodney
White River Junction Veterans Hospital, White River Junction, VT
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm 3. RVU-Based Compensation Incentivization in an Academic Vascular Practice Improves Productivity with No Early Adverse Impact on Quality
Nadia Awad, Joseph Lombardi, Jeffrey Carpenter, James Alexander, Jose Trani, Francis Caputo
Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
2:30 pm - 2:35 pm MP1. Intensity of Statin Therapy is Associated with Reduced Mortality after Major Lower Extremity Amputation
Charles S. DeCarlo1, John Phair2, Saadat Shariff2, Larry A. Scher2, David P. Slovut2, Evan C. Lipsitz2, Karan Garg2
1Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
2:35 pm - 2:40 pm MP2. Trends in incidence and indications for primary amputation for peripheral arterial disease in a population based study
Animesh Rathore, Manju Kalra, Thomas Bower, Audra A. Duncan, Gustavo S. Oderich, Mark D. Fleming, Randall R. De Martino, William S. Harmse, Courtney Heins, Peter Gloviczki
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
2:40 pm - 2:45 PM MP3. Geographical variation in the prevalence of peripheral vascular diseases in the United States
Caron Rockman, Glenn Jacobowitz, Thomas Maldonado, Mark Adelman, Jeffrey Berger
New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
2:45 pm - 2:50 pm MP4. Preoperative Inflammatory Status as a Predictor of Primary Patency Following Femoropopliteal Stent Implantation
Kenneth R. Nakazawa, BS, Sean P. Wengerter, MD, Robert A. Lookstein, MD, Rami O. Tadros, MD, Windsor Ting, MD, Michael L. Marin, MD, Peter L. Faries, MD, Ageliki G. Vouyouka, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
2:50 pm - 2:55 pm MP5. Development of Secondary Complications after Postoperative Index Complication for Lower Extremity Bypass Patients
Matthew R. Peacock, Alik Farber, Mohammad H. Eslami, Jeffrey A. Kalish, Denis Rybin, Gheorghe Doros, Nishant K. Shah, Jeffrey J. Siracuse
Boston University, Boston, MA
2:55 pm - 3:00 pm MP6. Prospective Study of Postoperative Glycemic Control with a Standardized Insulin Infusion Protocol after Infrainguinal Bypass and Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Andrea M. Steely1, Peter W. Callas2, Muriel H. Nathan1, Julie E. Adams1, Matthew J. Alef1, Andrew C. Stanley1, Georg Steinthorsson1, Daniel J. Bertges1
1The University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT, 2The University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
3:00 pm - 3:05 pm MP7. Validation of WIfI System to Predict Limb Salvage and Mortality
Zdenek Novak, Benjamin J. Pearce, Gaurav Parmar, Thomas C. Matthews, Mark A. Patterson, Marc A. Passman, William D. Jordan, Jr
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
3:05 pm - 3:10 pm MP8. Endoscopic versus open saphenous vein harvesting for femoral to popliteal artery bypass
Aleem K. Mirza, Kendall Stauffer, Mark D. Fleming, Randall R. De Martino, Gustavo S. Oderich, Manju Kalra, MBBS, Audra A. Duncan, Peter Gloviczki, Thomas C. Bower
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
2:00 pm - 6:30 pm *Exhibit Hall Hours
Tower Ballroom
3:10 pm - 4:00 pm *Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall & e-Poster Viewing
Tower Ballroom
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Scientific Session II: Lower Extremity II
Tower Ballroom
Moderators: Samuel Money
Javariah Fatima
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm 4. Comparative Effectiveness of Anticoagulation on Infrainguinal Bypass Graft Patency
Nathan L. Liang, Donald T. Baril, Efthymios D. Avgerinos, Steven A. Leers, Michel S. Makaroun, Rabih A. Chaer
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm 5. Patients with Asymptomatic Severe Peripheral Arterial Disease have Worse Long-Term Outcomes than Patients with Claudication
Kevin Z. Chang, Corey A. Kalbaugh, Ana Kouri, Mark A. Farber, William A. Marston, Raghuveer Vallabhaneni
UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
4:30 pm - 4:35 pm MP9. Asymptomatic Isolated Femoropopliteal Stents with Greater than 50% In-Stent Restenosis: Is Intervention Warranted?
Khalil Qato, Allan Conway, Aditya Rachakonda, Frederick Hoban, Gary Giangola, Alfio Carroccio
Northshore LIJ - Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute, New York City, NY
4:35 pm - 4:40 pm MP10. Surgeon Leadership in the Coding, Billing, and Contractual Negotiations for Fenestrated Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (FEVAR) Increases Medical Center Contribution Margin and Physician Reimbursement.
Francesco A. Aiello, Vijaya Daniel, Jonathan Durgin, James Jenkins, Louis Messina, Daniel Doucet, Jessica Simons, Elias Arous, Andres Schanzer
University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
4:40 pm - 4:45 pm MP11. 3D Visualization of Radiation Scatter in Hybrid Operating Rooms: A Novel Tool to Examine Occupational Risks and Influence Radiation Safety
Yusuf Chauhan1, Stephen Igo2, Ponraj Chinnadurai3, Thomas Loh2, Matthew Bennett2, Alan Lumsden2
1Texas A&M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, 2Houston Methodist Debakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX, 3Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc., Hoffman Estates, IL
4:45 pm - 4:50 pm MP12. Evaluating Strategies for Reducing Scattered Radiation in Fixed-Imaging Operating Suites
Claire Miller, Daniel Kendrick, Andrew Shevitz, Ann Kim, Henry Baele, David Jordan, Vikram Kashyap
University Hospitals - Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
4:50 pm - 4:55 pm MP13. Long term patency of Open and Endovascular Internal Iliac artery Revascularization performed for Atherosclerotic Occlusive Disease
Himanshu Verma, Manju Kalra, Eileen De Grandis, Thomas Bower, Audra A. Duncan, Gustavo Oderich, Haraldur Bjarnason, Mark Fleming, Randall De Martino, Peter Gloviczki
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
4:55 pm - 5:00 pm MP14. A novel iliac morphology score predicts procedural mortality and major vascular complications in Transfemoral Aortic Valve Replacement
Juliet Blakeslee-Carter, David Dexter, Paul Mahoney, Sebastian Larion, Sadaf Sadie Ahanchi, Samuel Steerman, Brandon Cain, Sarah Sourbeer, Jean Panneton
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
5:00 pm - 5:05 pm MP15. Distal Filter Protection During Percutaneous Atherectomy: Is it Indicated?
Sara M. Edeiken, L. Richard Sprouse, Heather Mixon, Ansley L. Mosier
University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
5:05 pm - 5:10 pm MP16. Screening Failures in the Best Endovascular versus Surgical Therapy in Critical Limb Ischemia (BEST-CLI) Randomized Controlled Trial Provides Perspective for Trial Implementation
Alik Farber1, Kenneth Rosenfield2, Michael Conte3, Christopher White4, Sandi Siami, RAC5, Susan Assmann5, Suzanne Granger5, Meaghan Dunn6, Matthew Menard6
1Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 3University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 4Ochsner Health System, Jefferson, LA, 5New England Research Institute, Watertown, MA, 6Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
5:10 pm - 5:15 pm MP17. Association of Frailty Index with Post-operative Mortality and Morbidity after Lower Extremity Revascularization
Mohammad H. Eslami1, Denis V. Rybin2, Gheorghe Doros2, Jeffrey J. Siracuse1, Jeffrey A. Kalish1, Alik Farber1
1Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA.
5:15 pm - 5:20 pm MP18. Incidence and Outcomes of Vascular Pathology Unrelated to Trauma Found on Computed Tomography Scans for Trauma
Lidie Lajoie, Johan Escribano, Christopher Sangiovanni, Frank Padberg, Ajay Dhadwal, Michael Curi, Timothy Wu, Anastasia Kunac, Joe Huang
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
5:20 pm - 5:25 pm MP19. Smoking Cessation Counseling Improves Quality of Care and Surgical Outcomes with Financial Gain for a Vascular Practice
Danielle Moses, James H. Mehaffey, Baldwin Mary, Margaret Clarke Tracci, John A. Kern, Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr
University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
5:25 pm - 5:30 pm MP20. Vascular Surgeon- Hospitalist Co-management Improves In-hospital Mortality at the Expense of Increased In-hospital Cost
Rami Tadros1, Peter L. Faries1, Michael Stoner2, Melissa Tardiff1, Chien Yi Png1, David Kaplan, Victoria Teodorescu1, Windsor Ting1, Ageliki G. Vouyouka1, Michael L. Marin1
1The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, 2University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm *Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
Tower Ballroom
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm *Incoming Fellows Program
Raphael 1
Monday, March 14, 2016
7:00 am - 8:00 am *Continental Breakfast with Industry
Tower Ballroom
7:00 am - 8:00 am Special Interest Group (SIG) Breakfast Sessions

Abdominal Aortic
DaVinci 1
Moderators: Erica Mitchell

Samuel Chen
University of California, Irvine

Jason Chin
Yale-New Haven Hospital

James Davis
Mayo Clinic

Mujtaba Naveed
Albert Einstein Medical Center

Natasha Saiyed
Baystate Medical Center-Tufts University

David Pechman
Mount Sinai/Beth Israel

DaVinci 2
Moderators: Karen Woo

Thomas Reifsnyder
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Larry Scher
Montefiore Medical Center

Maen Aboul Hosn
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Danielle Cafasso
New York Presbyterian

Frederick Jaecklein
Wayne State/DMC

Russell Pepe
Rutgers RWJ University Hospital

7:00 am - 11:30 am *Exhibit Hall Hours
Tower Ballroom
7:00 am - 12:30 pm Speaker Ready Room
Donatello 1
7:00 am - 12:30 pm Registration Desk
Tower Foyer
8:15 am - 9:30 am Scientific Session III: Venous
Tower Ballroom
Moderator: Alan Dietzek
8:15 am - 8:30 am 6. Risk Factors and Clinical Consequences Associated with Pediatric Inferior Vena Cava Occlusion
Meghan Knol, MS, Bamidele Otemuyiwa, BA, Alyssa Mazurek, BS, Katie Zurales, BS, Stevie-Jay Stapler, BS, Jonathan Eliason, MD, Dawn M. Coleman, MD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
8:30 am - 8:37 am Video 1. Robotic Inferior Vena Caval Surgery
Victor J. Davila, William M. Stone, Richard J. Fowl, Erik P. Castle, Samuel R. Money
Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, AZ
8:37 am - 8:42 am MP21. Isolated Visceral Artery Dissection: Clinical Course of Two Distinct Presentations
Daniel Newton1, Grayson Pitcher2, Bipin Rajendran1, Michael Amendola1
1VCU Health System, Richmond, VA, 2VCU School of Medicine, Richmond, VA
8:42 am - 8:47 am MP22. Long-term Outcomes of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair
Jocelyn M. Beach, Yuki Kuramochi, Corey Brier, Eric E. Roselli, Matthew J. Eagleton
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
8:47 am - 8:54 am Video 2. Antegrade Aorto-Celiac and Superior Mesenteric Bypass
William J. Quinones-Baldrich
UCLA Med Ctr, Dept of Surgery, Los Angeles, CA
8:54 am - 8:59 am MP23. The Current Rate and Predictors of 30-Day Mortality Following Open Revascularization for Acute Mesenteric Ischemia (AMI)
Nicholas J. Swerdlow, Peter A. Soden, Sara L. Zettervall, John McCallum, Klaas Ultee, Jeremy Darling, Mark C. Wyers, Marc L. Schermerhorn
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
8:59 am - 9:06 am Video 3. Aortic Clampless Technique in Open Revascularization of Acute Mesenteric Ischemia
Odeaa Al Jabbari, Walid Abu Saleh, Matthew Bennett, Mahesh Ramchandani,
Alan B. Lumsden
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
9:06 am - 9:11 am MP24. Increased Mortality and Pulmonary Morbidity with Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Under General Anesthesia: A Population-Based Study
Jaime Benarroch-Gampel, Thomas J. Desmarais, Gregorio A. Sicard, Brian G. Rubin
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
9:11 am - 9:16 am MP25. National Trends in Utilization and Outcome of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Injuries
Klaas H. Ultee1, Peter A. Soden1, Victor Chien1, Rodney P. Bensley1, Sara L. Zettervall1, Hence JM Verhagen2, Marc L. Schermerhorn1
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
9:16 am - 9:21 am MP26. Minority Race is an Independent Risk Factor for Hospitalization for Aortic Dissection - A Statewide Population Based Analysis
Donald G. Harris, Charles B. Drucker, Elena Klyushnenkova, Abhi Bhardwaj, Joseph Rabin, Wallace R. Johnson, Shahab Toursavadkohi, Marshall E. Benjamin, Jose J. Diaz, Robert S. Crawford
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
9:21 am - 9:26 am MP27. The fate of EVAR after 5 years followed with duplex ultrasound
Zachary M. Phillips1, Emilia Krol1, Danielle Pineda2, Keith Calligaro2, Salman Sheikh1, Matthew Doherty2, Douglas Troutman2, Alan Dietzek1
1Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT, 2Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
9:26 am - 10:00am *Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall & e-Poster Viewing
Tower Ballroom
10:00 am - 11:20am Scientific Session IV: Aneurysm
Tower Ballroom
Moderators: William Quinones-Baldrich
Michael Singh
10:00 am - 10:15am 7. The Immediate Cause of Death After Surgical Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: Evidence From the Canadian Thoracic Aortic Collaborative (CTAC)
R Scott McClure1, Maral Ouzounian2, Munir Boodhwani3, Ismail El-Hamamsy4, Michael W. Chu5, Zlatko Pozeg6, Francois Dagenais7, Jehangir J. Appoo1.
1University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada, 2University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 3University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada, 4University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada, 5Western University, London, ON, Canada, 6University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 7Laval University, Quebec City, QC, Canada
10:15 am - 10:20 am MP28. Endovascular treatment of acute Type A dissections -- An early experience
Napoleon Delgado, David Galvez Caballero, Luis Mejia, Carlos E. Donayre.
Instituto Nacional Cardiovascular Clinica Delgado, Lima, Peru
10:20 am - 10:25 am MP29. Does Ascending Aorta and Hemiarch Replacement For Acute Debakey Type I Dissection Alter True Lumen Geometry Distally?
Daniel D. Holloway, Mollie Ferris, Eric Herget, Werner Harmse, Vamshi K. Kotha, Jehangir J. Appoo
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
10:25 am - 10:40 am 8. Predicting Neurologic Complications and 30-day Mortality after Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair in the Vascular Quality Initiative
Salvatore T. Scali, Robert J. Feezor, Dan Neal, Kristina A. Giles, Javairiah Fatima, Scott A. Berceli, Thomas S. Huber, Adam W. Beck.
University of Florida-Gainesville, Gainesville, FL
10:40 am - 10:45 am MP30. Impact of Thoracic Endovascular Repair on Aortic Pulsatile Changes in Patients with Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Pathologies
Foeke JH Nauta1, Guido HW van Bogerijen1, Chiara Trentin2, Michele Conti3, Frans L. Moll4, Joost A. van Herwaarden4, Ferdinando Auricchio2, Santi Trimarchi1
1Policlinico San Donato IRCCS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy, 2CESNA Center for Advanced Numerical Simulations, Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori di Pavia (IUSS), Pavia, Italy, 3Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Structural Mechanics Division, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 4Department of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
10:45 am - 11:00 am 9. Outcomes of Brachiocephalic Chimney Techniques used during Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair
Igor Voskresensky, Salvatore T. Scali, Robert J. Feezor, Javairiah Fatima, Kristina A. Giles, Rosamaria Tricarico, M.S., Scott A. Berceli, Thomas S. Huber, Adam W. Beck
University of Florida-Gainesville, Gainesville, FL
11:00 am - 11:05 am MP31. Predictors of Renal Complication following Endovascular and Open Repair of Infra-renal Aortic Aneurysm
Sara L. Zettervall, Klaas HJ Ultee, Peter A. Soden, Sarah E. Deery, Katie E. Shean, Marc L. Schermerhorn
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
11:05 am - 11:20 am 10. Renal Salvage after Renal Artery Stenting Improves Long-term Survival
J. Gregory Modrall, Eric B. Rosero, Shirling Tsai, Melissa L. Kirkwood, Mujtaba Ali, John Rectenwald, Carlos H. Timaran, Clayton Trimmer
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
11:20 am - 11:25 am Introduction of Distinguished Visiting Professor
Tower Ballroom
Thomas C. Bower
11:25am - 12:00pm Distinguished Visiting Professor
Tower Ballroom

James C. Stanley
University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
12:00 pm - 12:35 pm Scientific Session V: Carotid
Tower Ballroom
Moderators: Caron Rockman
William Robinson
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm 11. Microembolization is associated with transient cognitive decline in patients undergoing carotid interventions
Elizabeth Hitchner, Salil Soman, Becky Long, Allyson Rosen, Wei Zhou.
Palo Alto Veterans Hospital, Palo Alto, CA
12:15 pm - 12:20 pm MP32. Percutaneous Intervention for Carotid In-stent Re-stenosis (C-ISR) Does Not Improve Outcomes Compared to Non-operative Management
Jayer Chung, Wilmer Valentine, Sherene Sharath, Neal R. Barshes, George Pisimisis, Panagiotis Kougias, Joseph L. Mills. Michael E. DeBakey
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
12:20 pm - 12:25 pm MP33. Carotid Artery Stenting Outcomes are Significantly Worse Compared to Endarterectomy at One Year
Sapan S. Desai1, Todd Roberts, MBA2, Jim Wilkerson2, James Pan1, Douglas Hood1, Kim J. Hodgson1
1Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL, 2Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL
12:25 pm - 12:30 pm MP34. A Contemporary Evaluation of Carotid Endarterectomy Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease in the United States
Amit Patel1, Ryan J. Kim1, Viktor Y. Dombrovskiy2, Todd R. Vogel1
1University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics, Columbia, MO, 2Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
12:30 pm - 12:35 pm MP35. The Association of CREST and CMS Carotid Guideline Publication on Utilization and Outcome of Carotid Stenting Among "High-Risk" Patients
Mohammad H. Eslami, MD1, Clara K. Zhu, BS1, Denis V. Rybin, MS2, Gheorghe Doros, PhD2, Jeffrey J. Siracuse, MD1, Alik Farber, MD1
1Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm *Incoming Fellows Program
Raphael 1
12:35 pm - 1:50 pm *Concurrent Luncheon Symposia

Cross-disciplinary Approach to Treating Aortic Disease
Faculty: Matthew Eagleton, MD, Douglas Johnston, MD, Richard McCann, MD, and G. Chad Hughes, MD
Supported by Cook Medical
DaVinci 1

The clinical need for an iliac branched device: Early experience with the GORE® EXCLUDER® Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis clinical trial
Speaker: Benjamin J. Pearce, MD, FACS
Lessons from the RELINE clinical trial: How the GORE® VIABAHN® Endoprosthesis helps me treat complex restenosis
Speaker: Ali Azizzadeh, MD, FACS
Emerging trends in healthcare economics
Speaker: Michael C. Stoner, MD, Rochester, NY
Supported by Gore & Associates
Raphael 2&3

EndoAnchors in Practice: Clinical Evidence and Treatment Algorithms from the Experts
Faculty: William Jordan, Jr., MD and Jeffery Jim, MD
Supported by Medtronic
DaVinci 3

12:35 pm Free Afternoon
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm *Young Vascular Surgeons Program
DaVinci 3
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm *Top Gun Competition
Tower Ballroom
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
6:45 am - 8:00 am *Concurrent Breakfast Symposia
Supported by Endologix
DaVinci 2

Redefining Expectations in the SFA: A Critical Look at IN.PACT Admiral Drug-Coated Balloon Technology, Directional Atherectomy Technology and Clinical Evidence
Gregory A. Stanley, MD
University of Mississippi Medical, Jackson, MS
Supported by Medtronic
DaVinci 1
7:00 am - 5:00 pm *Exhibit Hall Hours
Tower Ballroom
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Speaker Ready Room
Donatello 1
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Desk
Tower Foyer
7:00 am - 8:00 am *Continental Breakfast with Industry
Tower Ballroom
8:15 am - 9:45 am Scientific Session VI: Carotid
Tower Ballroom
Moderators: Gilbert Upchurch
Jeffrey Jim
8:15 am - 8:30 am 12. Comparison Of Commercially Available Versus Advanced Fenestrated Devices In The Treatment Of Complex Aortic Aneurysms
Raghuveer Vallabhaneni, Corey A. Kalbaugh, BA, William A. MArston, Mark A. Farber.
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.
8:30 am - 8:35 am MP36. Aortic Curvature as a Predictor of Intraoperative Type IA Endoleak
Richte C.L. Schuurmann1, Kenneth Ouriel2, Bart E. Muhs3, William D. Jordan, Jr.4, Richard Ouriel2, Johannes T. Boersen1, Jean-Paul P.M. De Vries1
1St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 2Syntactx, New York, NY, 3Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 4University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
8:35 am - 8:50 am 13. Natural History of Type IA Gutter Endoleaks after Snorkel/Chimney EVAR
Brant W. Ullery, Nathan K. Itoga, Kenneth Tran, Dominik Fleischmann, Ronald L. Dalman, Jason T. Lee
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
8:50 am - 9:05 am 14. Predictive Models for Mortality after Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm Repair do not Predict Futility and are not Useful for Clinical Decision-Making
Patrick C. Thompson, Ronald L. Dalman, E John Harris, Venita Chandra, Jason T. Lee, Matthew Mell
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
9:05 am - 9:10 am MP37. Heterogeneous Wall Strain is Associated with Increased Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Growth Rate
Doran S. Mix, Lauren Trakimas, Michael C. Stoner, Jennifer L. Ellis, Adam J. Doyle, Roan J. Glocker, Michael Richards
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
9:10 am - 9:15 am MP38. Prospective Evaluation of Duplex Ultrasound of Mesenteric and Renal Artery Targets in Patients Treated by Fenestrated and Branched Stent Grafts
Aaron C. Baker, Gustavo S. Oderich, Thanila A. Macedo, Terri J. Vrtiska, Bernardo C. Mendes, Grant M. Spears, Janet M. Hofer, RN, Laurel A. Carlson Wigham R. Jean
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
9:15 am - 9:20 am MP39. Radiation exposure to patients and operating staff during FEVAR
David E. Timaran1, Martyn Knowles2, Marilisa Soto-Gonzalez1, Tarik Ali1, Carlos Timaran1
1University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2University of North Carolina Health Care, Chapel Hill, NC
9:20 am - 9:25 am MP40. Preoperative Beta Blockers Reduce Postoperative Bleeding in Open AAA Repair
Tammam Obeid, Isibor Arhuidese, Caitlin Hicks, Besma Nejim, Mahmoud Malas
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
9:25 am - 9:30 am MP41. High Mortality Rates After Both Open Surgical and Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Interventions in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease
Nathan L. Liang, Theodore H. Yuoc, Georges E. Al-Khoury, Michel S. Makaroun, Michael J. Singh
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
9:30 am - 9:35 am MP42. Fenestrated Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (FEVAR) Among Octogenarians with Complex AAAs at High and Standard Risk for Open Repair.
David E. Timaran1, Martyn Knowles2, Marilisa Soto-Gonzalez1, Tarik Ali1, Melissa Kirkwood1, Shirling Tsai1, John Modrall1, Mujtaba Ali1, John Rectenwald1, Carlos Timaran1
1University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2University of North Carolina Health Care, Chapel Hill, NC
9:35 am - 9:40 am MP43. Suprarenal Stent Grafts are Associated with Increased Renal Complications Compared to Infrarenal Stent Grafts
Sara L. Zettervall1, Peter A. Soden1, Klaas HJ Ultee1, Katie E. Shean1, Sarah E. Deery1, Richard Amdur2, Fahad Shuja1, Douglas Jones1, Marc L. Schermerhorn1
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC
9:40 am - 9:45 am MP44. The Impact of Concomitant Procedures during Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair on Perioperative Outcomes
Klaas H. Ultee1, Sara L. Zettervall1, Peter A. Soden1, Jeremy Darling1, Jeffrey J. Siracuse2, Matthew J. Alef3, Hence JM Verhagen4, Marc L. Schermerhorn1
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 3The University of Vermont Medical Center and University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, 4Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
9:45 am - 10:15 am *Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall & e-Poster Viewing
Tower Ballroom
10:15 am - 11:15 am International Panel
Tower Ballroom

Optimal treatment for rupture AAAs: RCT’s, real world experience, and the influence of anatomy
Hence J.M. Verhagen
Erasmus University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Open Surgical Conversions for EVAR and TEVAR Gone Wrong
Germano Melissano
Raffaele University, Milan, Italy

The Pleasure of Uncertainty
Alison Haliday
University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
11:15 am - 11:20 am Introduction of President
Tower Ballroom
William Quinones-Baldrich
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
11:20 am - 12:20 pm Presidential Address
Tower Ballroom

Of Violins, Value(s) and Vascular Surgery
Thomas C. Bower
Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm *Members Business Luncheon, Members Only
DaVinci 1&2
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm *Lunch with Industry
Tower Ballroom
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Karmody e-Poster Competition, First Round
Tower Ballroom
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm Focused Session: Relevant Questions for the Practicing Vascular Surgeon Part II
Tower Ballroom
Moderators: Alan Dietzek

Do I really need fixed imaging and or IVUS? Are there procedures I can’t/shouldn’t do without one or both?
Evan Lipsitz

How should I treat Type B aortic dissection in my clinical practice? Medically or with a stent?
Mark Farber

Can carotid stents achieve stroke rates <1% in asymptomatic patients? Will this change indications? Will carotid endarterectomy go the way of open aneurysm repair?
Manish Mehta

Are there Indications for Elective Deep Vein Interventions in Patients other than those who have C5/C6 Disease?
Enrico Ascher

Contemporary Management of “steal” Syndrome following AV access. Should a DRIL Procedure ever be the first Procedure?
Larry Scher

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm *Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall & e-Poster Viewing
Tower Ballroom
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Scientific Session VII: Abdominal Aortic
Tower Ballroom
Moderators: Palma Shaw
Fred Weaver
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm 15. Centralized Management of Patients with Acute Aortic Syndrome through a Regional Rapid Transport System
Miguel Manzur, Joie Dunn, Sukgu Han, Ramsey Elsayed, Sung Wan Ham, Vincent Rowe, Fernando Fleischman, Mark Cunningham, Robbin Cohen, Fred Weaver
Aortic Center, Cardio-Vascular Thoracic Institute, Keck Medical Center of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
4:30 pm - 4:45 pm 16. Middle Aortic Syndrome: Long-Term Surgical Outcomes
Young Erben, Peter Gloviczki, Gustavo S. Oderich, Audra A. Duncan, Manju Kalra, Mark D. Fleming, Randall R. De Martino, Thomas C. Bower
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
4:45 pm - 4:50 pm MP45. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Shrinkage is Equivalent after Fenestrated and Standard Endovascular Repair
Neal S. Cayne1, Frank Veith1, Feiyi Jia2
1NYU Medical Center, New York, NY, 2Cook Reasearch Inc, West Lafayatte, IN
4:50 pm - 4:55 pm MP46. The Incidence and Effect of Conical Necks During EVAR in the GREAT Registry
William P. Shutze, Sr., John Kedora, Steve Hohmann, Brad Grimsley, Dennis Gable, Greg Pearl, John Eidt, Bert Smith
The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano, Dallas, TX, Texas Vascular Associates, Dallas, TX
4:55 pm - 5:00 pm MP47. Anatomic Severity of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm is Related to Patient and Hospital Value for Patients Undergoing Endovascular Repair
Lauren E. Trakimas, Doran S. Mix, Khurram Rasheed, Claudia I. Aghaie, Jennifer L. Ellis, Roan J. Glocker, Adam A. Doyle, Michael C. Stoner
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Annual Banquet
Grand Terrace/Grand Patio
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
7:00 am - 8:00 am Special Interest Group (SIG) Breakfast Sessions

Peripheral and Cerebral
DaVinci 2
Moderators: Francesco Aiello

Danielle Horne
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Eugene Lee
Sacramento VA Medical Center

Mark O'Donnell
Royal Blackburn Hospital

Rosou An
University of Arkansas For Med. Sciences

Baraa Zuhaili
McLaren Flint/Michigan State University

Holly Graves
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

Thoracic Aortic
DaVinci 1
Moderators: Apostolos Tassiopoulos

Josefina Dominguez
Keck Medical Center of USC

Aaron Baker
Mayo Clinic

Angela Echeverria
Baylor College of Medicine

Julia Glaser
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Adel Barkat
Loyola University Medical Center

Robert Smith
University of Alabama - Birmingham

7:00 am - 11:35 am Speaker Ready Room
Donatello 1
7:00 am - 11:35 am Registration Desk
Tower Foyer
7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
Tower Ballroom
8:15 am - 9:40 am Scientific Session VIII: Pulmonary Embolism/Dialysis
Tower Ballroom
Moderators: Robert McLafferty
8:15 am - 8:30 am 17. Mortality Risk Associated With Outpatient Diagnosis Of Acute Lower Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis
Jennifer Avise, Laura Peterson, Justin Hurie, Matthew Edwards, Jeanette Stafford, Gabriela Velazquez, Randolph Geary, Nitin Garg, Matthew A. Corriere
Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
8:30 am - 8:45 am 18. Catheter-directed Pulmonary Thrombolysis: A Safe and Effective Treatment Even in High-risk Patients
Kristen Lee, Andrew Cha, Mark H. Kumar, Clifford M. Sales
Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ
8:45 am - 8:50 am MP48. Increased Risk of Renal Dysfunction with Percutaneous Mechanical Thrombectomy Compared to Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis
Katherine L. Morrow1, Ann Kim2, Steven Plato2, Andrew Shevitz1, Vikram Kashyap2
1Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 2University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
8:50 am - 8:55 am MP49. External Iliac Artery Measurements in High Performance Cyclists with Arteriopathy
Amani D. Politano, MD, Sara K. Daniel, MD, David V. Strider, DNP, MSB, APRN, CCRN, ACNP-BC, Saher Sabri, MD, Kenneth J. Cherry, MD
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
8:55 am - 9:00 am MP50. Cost-Effectiveness of Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis Compared to Systemic Thrombolysis for the Treatment of Massive Pulmonary Embolism
Elizabeth A. Genovese, Nathan L. Liang, Kenneth J. Smith, Efthymios Avgerinos, Michel S. Makaroun, Rabih A. Chaer
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
9:00 am - 9:15 am 19. Proximal versus Distal Fistula for HemodialysisAccess,Sacrificing Dogma for Functional First Fistula
Isibor Arhuidese, Tammam Obeid, Christopher Abularrage, Besma Nejim, Devin Zarkowsky, Mahmoud Malas
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
9:15 am - 9:30 am 20. Cephalic Vein Transposition:A Durable Approach to Managing Cephalic Arch Stenosis?
Jon C. Henry, Ulka Sachdev, Michel S. Makaroun, Steven A. Leers
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
9:30 am - 9:35 am MP51. Arteriovenous Grafts First in the Octogenarian
Robert Libera, Chris Banko, Clifford M. Sales
The Cardiovascular Care Group, Westfield, NJ
9:35 am - 9:40 am MP52. Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation in an Elderly Population
Beatriz V. Leong, Sarah M. Wartman, Wilson C. Kwon, Sung W. Ham, Sukgu Han, Karen Woo, Fred A. Weaver, MMM, Vincent L. Rowe
USC, Los Angeles, CA
9:40 am - 10:25 am Scientific Session IX: Database, Aortic
Tower Ballroom
Moderators: Ashraf Mansour
Marc Schermerhorn
9:40 am - 9:45 am MP53. Sex Differences in Mortality and Morbidity following Repair of Intact Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA)
Sarah E. Deery1, Peter A. Soden2, Sara L. Zettervall2, Klaas H. Ulteec2, Katie E. Shean2, Douglas W. Jones2, Ruby C. Lo2, Marc L. Schermerhorn2
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
9:45 am - 9:50 am MP54. Perioperative Risk Factors for Readmission Following Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Samuel L. Chen, Isabella J. Kuo, Nii-Kabu Kabutey, Michael Phelan, Roy M. Fujitani
University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA
9:50 am - 9:55 am MP55. Percutaneous EVAR in Morbidly Obese Patients
Jason A. Chin, Laura Skrip, Bauer Sumpio, Jonathan Cardella, Jeffrey Indes, Timur Sarac, Alan Dardik, Cassius I. Chaar
Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
9:55 am - 10:00 am MP56. Outcomes for Symptomatic Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (sAAA) in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Program (ACS-NSQIP)
Peter A. Soden, Sara L. Zettervall, Klaas HJ Ultee, Jeremy D. Darling, Katie E. Shean, Sarah E. Deery, Allen D. Hamdan, Marc L. Schermerhorn
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA
10:00 am - 10:05 am MP57. Comparison of Outcomes after Endovascular and Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms in Low Risk Patients in the Vascular Study Group of New England
Jeffrey J. Siracuse, Marc L. Schermerhorn, Andrew J. Meltzer, Jeffrey A. Kalish, Mohammad H. Eslami, Denis Rybin, Gheorghe Doros, Alik Farber
Boston University, Boston, MA
10:05 am - 10:10 am MP58. Diabetes Does Not Worsen Outcomes following Open Lower Extremity Bypass or Endovascular Intervention for Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia
Caitlin W. Hicks, Alireza Najafian, Mahmoud B. Malas, James H. Black, III, Christopher J. Abularrage
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
10:10 am - 10:15 am MP59. The Impact of Advanced Age on Carotid Endarterectomy Outcomes for Asymptomatic Disease: An Uplift Analysis
Hannah L. Vonesh, Anai N. Kothari, Ryan M. Yau, Aldana Blanco, Paul Crisostomo, Richard Hershberger, Bernadette Aulivola, Paul C. Kuo, Jae S. Cho, Pegge M. Halandras
Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL.
10:15 am - 10:20 am MP60. Advanced Age Portends Poor Outcomes After Carotid Endarterectomy
Khanjan H. Nagarsheth1, Jonathan Schor2, Saum Rahimi1, Jonathan Deitch2
1Rutgers University - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, 2Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
10:20 am - 10:25 am MP61. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEI) and Freedom from Amputation after Lower Extremity Revascularization
Jared E. Kray1, Viktor Y. Dombrovskiy2, Todd R. Vogel1
1University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics, Columbia, MO, 2Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
10:25 am - 11:10 am Karmody e-Poster Competition, Final Round
Tower Ballroom
11:10 am - 11:35 am Scientific Session X: Database, Carotid
Tower Ballroom
Moderators: Caron Rockman
Donald Baril
11:10 am - 11:15 am MP62. An Evaluation of All-Cause 30-Day Readmission after Carotid Procedures
Todd R. Vogel, Ryan J. Kim, Robin L. Kruse
University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics, Columbia, MO
11:15 am - 11:20 am MP63. Long-Term Improvement in Outcomes Following Carotid Endarterectomy is Associated with Statin Use
Sapan S. Desai, Sarah Koch, James Pan, Douglas Hood, Kim J. Hodgson
Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL
11:20 am - 11:25 am MP64. Validation of ESRD and prosthetic objective performance goals for lower extremity bypass using NSQIP procedure targeted participant use data
Julia T. Saraidaridis, David Chang, Mark F. Conrad
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
11:25 am - 11:30 am MP65. Fewer Complications in the Obese Following Lower Extremity Endovascular Interventions
Katie E. Shean, Sara L. Zettervall, Peter A. Soden, Klaas H. Ultee, Sarah E. Deery, Marc L. Schermerhorn
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
11:30 am - 11:35 am MP66. Characterization of Thirty-day Vascular Surgery Service Readmissions
Georges Tahhan, Teviah E. Sachs, Alik Farber, Mohammad H. Eslami, Jeffrey A. Kalish, Nishant K. Shah, Matthew R. Peacock, Jeffrey J. Siracuse
Boston University, Boston, MA
11:35 am Adjourn

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