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2020 Preliminary Program

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Friday, March 13, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
*Fellows & Chief Residents Welcome Reception

Saturday, March 14, 2020
8:15 am - 8:45 am
*Fellows & Chief Residents Breakfast
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
*Fellows & Chief Residents Reception

Sunday, March 15, 2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration Desk
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Focused Session 1: Reimbursement Issues
Moderators: Sean P. Lyden & Sean P. Roddy

Requirements to Create a CPT Code and the Timeline to Implementation
Sunita D. Srivastava
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

The RUC Process for Valuing Services - How Does it All Work?
Matthew J. Sideman
UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX

Office-Based Procedure Overhead Calculations - The RUC PE Subcommittee Process and How it Significantly Affected Venous Stenting
David C. Han
Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

How Will E/M Coding Changes Affect Vascular Surgery in 2021
Benjamin M. Lerner
Norton Healthcare, Louisville, KY

Inpatient Coding and Reimbursement - Why Do I Care About That?
Francesco A. Aiello
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Appropriate Use Criteria and How that Affects Me
Jeffrey J. Siracuse
Boston University/Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
1:45 pm - 3:20 pm
Scientific Session I: Aortic
Moderators: William D. Jordan, Jr. & Caron R. Rockman

Obtaining Seal In The False Lumen
Marc Salhanick, Carlos Timaran
UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX
1. Chronic Dissection Etiology is an Independent Risk Factor for Mortality After Intact Open Type I-III Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Christopher A. Latz, MD, MPH, Laura Boitano, MD, MPH, Linda J. Wang, MD, MBA, Charles DeCarlo, MD, Anna A. Pendleton, MD, Samuel Schwartz, MD, Jahan Mohebali, MD, MPH, Mark Conrad, MD, MMSc..
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
M1. Management Strategy for Lower Extremity Malperfusion Due to Acute Aortic Dissection
Anastasia Plotkin, MD, Gregory A. Magee, MD, MSc, Sukgu M. Han, MD, MS, Diana Vares, Vincent L. Rowe, MD.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
M2. 12 Month Outcomes From The Ovation Alto Pivotal Trial
Sean P. Lyden, MD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
M3. Arterial Strain And Distensibility Of The Ascending Aorta Before And After Stent Graft Implantation In Type A Aortic Dissection
Viony M. Belvroy, MD1, Joost A. van Herwaarden, MD, PhD2, Michael J. Reardon, MD1, Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD2, Jean Bismuth, MD1.
1Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, 2Department of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands.
M4. Five-year Survival Following Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms is Improving
Rens R.B. Varkevisser, BS1, Nicholas J. Swerdlow, MD1, Livia E.V.M. de Guerre, MD1, Kirsten Dansey, MD1, Lars Stangenberg, MD2, Kristina A. Giles, MD3, Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD4, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD1.
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA,, 2Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI,, 3University of Florida Health, Gainesville, FL, 4Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
V1. Thoraco-abdominal Repair of a Supraceliac Mycotic Pseudoaneurysm
Edward A. Andraos, MD, Muhammad M. Zubair, MD, Thomas E. MacGillivray, MD, Charudatta S. Bavare, MD.
Houston Methodist, Houston, TX.
2. Early and Late Results of Reconstruction with Renal and Visceral Bypasses During Open Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Parvathi W. Balachandran, MD PhD, Manju Kalra, MD, Alberto Pochettino, MD, Kevin L. Greason, MD, Edward D. Gifford, MD, Jill K. Colglazier, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, Randall R. DeMartino, MD, Thomas C. Bower, MD.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
3. Complications Associated with Lumbar Drain Placement for Endovascular Aortic Repair
Anastasia Plotkin, MD, Sukgu M. Han, MD, MS, Fred A. Weaver, MD, MMM, Vincent L. Rowe, MD, Fernando Fleischman, MD, William J. Mack, MD, Gregory A. Magee, MD, MSc.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
M5. The Hyperattenuating Crescent Sign is Not a Sign of Impending Rupture
Jordan B. Stoecker, MD, Kevin C. Eddinger, MD, Alison M. Pouch, PhD, Paul J. Foley, III, MD, Grace J. Wang, MD, Ronald M. Fairman, MD, Benjamin M. Jackson, MD.
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
4. Analysis of Secondary Re-interventions for Persistent Endoleak After Initial Re-intervention
Christopher M. Faries, BA, Rami O. Tadros, MD, David Octeau, BA, Hanna J. Barnes, BA, Peter L. Faries, MD, Michael L. Marin, MD.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY.
M6. Larger Iliac Graft Diameters During Standard Endovascular Aortic Repair are Associated with Increasing Rates of Type Ib Endoleak
Xuan-Binh (Ben) Pham, MD, Celine Deslarzes-Dubuis, MD, Kimberly A. Thompson, MD, Graeme McFarland, MD, Kenneth Tran, MD, Jason T. Lee, MD.
Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
*Exhibit Hall Hours
3:20 pm - 3:50 pm
*Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall & ePoster Viewing
3:50 pm - 4:05 pm
SVS Announcement
4:05 pm - 5:20 pm
Scientific Session II: PAD
Moderators: Peter L. Faries & Daniel K. Han
M7. Fast-track Thrombolysis Protocol for Acute Limb Ischemia
Enrico Ascher, MD, Pavel Kibrik, DO, Syed Ali Rizvi, DO, Ahmad Alsheekh, MD, Natalie Marks, MD.
NYU-Langone Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY.
5. Influence of the Profunda Femoris Upon Primary Patency Following Inflow Procedures
Naveen Balasundaram, Jenna N. Whitrock, Drew J. Braet, Todd R. Vogel, Jonathon M. Bath.
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.
M8. A Clinically Based Classification System of the Variations of the Profunda Femoris Artery and It's Circumflex Branches.
Alykhan Lalani, MD, Jacob Bray, MD, Claudie Sheahan, MD, Amit Chawla, MD, Malachi Sheahan, MD.
LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA.
M9. Evolution in the Evaluation of Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome
Thomas J. Gianis, Jr., MD, Kenneth Cherry, MD, Bernadette Goudreau, MD, William D. Clouse, MD, Margaret Tracci, MD, JD.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.
M10. An Evaluation Preoperative Hemoglobin A1c and the Association with Readmission After Lower Extremity Vascular Procedures
Jonathan Bath, MD, Jamie B. Smith, MS, Zachary A. Carel, BA, Robin L. Kruse, PhD, Todd R. Vogel, MD, MPH.
University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics, Columbia, MO.
V2. Surgical Management of an Infected Popliteal Artery Aneurysm and Associated Septic Knee Joint
Sitaram V. Chivukula, MD, Laurel Tangalakis, MD, Margaret Rigamer, MD, Erin Farlow, MD, Richard Keen, MD, Neha Sheng, MD.
Cook County Health and Hospital Systems, Chicago, IL.
M12. Validation of the Global Limb Anatomical Staging System in First-time Lower Extremity Revascularization
Patric Liang, MD, Christina L. Marcaccio, MD, Jeremy D. Darling, MS, Daniel Kong, BA, Vaishnavi Rao, BS, Nicholas J. Swerdlow, MD, Marc Schermerhorn, MD.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.
M13. Longer Operative Times are Associated with Poor Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Lower Extremity Endovascular Revascularization Procedures
Alexander Ostapenko, MD, Stephanie Stroever, PhD, MPH, Alan Dietzek, MD.
Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT.
M14. The Impact of Compliance after Revascularization on the Outcomes of Patients Treated for CLTI
Gathe Kiwan, Alaa Mohamedali, Tanner Kim, MD, Haoran Zhuo, Yawei Zhang, Carlos Mena-Hurtado, MD, Hamid Mojibian, MD, Jonathan Cardella, MD, Raul Guzman, MD, Cassius Iyad Ochoa-Chaar, MD.
Yale University, New Haven, CT.
5:20 pm - 6:20 pm
*Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall

Monday, March 16, 2020
7:00 am - 8:00 am
*Continental Breakfast with Industry
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Special Interest Group (SIG) Breakfast Sessions
Moderators: Colleen J. Moore & Leila Mureebe
SIG 1. Percutaneous Sharp Recanalization of a Surgically Ligated Infra-renal IVC
Justin M. Milligan, MD, Animesh Rathore, MD, David J. Dexter, MD, Jean M. Panneton, MD.
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA.
SIG 3. Endovascular Approach to Azygos Vein Aneurysms – An Underutilized Approach?
Navid Ajabshir, MD, Huy Hoang, MD, Fernando Safdie, MD, Roy Williams, MD, Michael Ayad, MD.
Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, Miami Beach, FL.
SIG 4. Combined ECMO and Catheter Directed Thrombolysis with Percutaneous Pulmonary Artery Thrombectomy for Patient with Massive Pulmonary Embolism
Christopher M. Dominguez, MD, Jaideep Das Gupta, MD, Sundeep S. Guliani, MD.
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
SIG 5. Nutcracker Syndrome as an Unusual Cause of Post-prandial Pain
Krystal Maloni, MD, Keith Calligaro, MD, William Lipshutz, MD, Kunal Vani, DO, Douglas Troutman, DO, Matthew Dougherty, MD.
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.
SIG 6. Right Sided May Thurner Does Exist
Joann Lohr1, Tim Brennan, MD2, Anil Verma, MD2. 1Lohr Surgical
1Specialists, Cincinnati, OH, 2Mercy Health, Cincinnati, OH.
Abdominal Aortic
Moderators: Jason T. Lee & Marc L. Schermerhorn
SIG 7. Selective Fenestration of IMA Using Physician Modified Endografts to Expand the IFU of EVAR in Patients with Selective Mesenteric Ischemia
Amarseen Mikael, MD1, Ann Yufa2, Iden Andacheh, MD1.
1UC Riverside SOM/Riverside Community Hospital, Riverside, CA, 2UC Riverside SOM, Riverside, CA.
SIG 8. Management of Acute Abdominal Aortic Occlusion with Resultant Profound Mesenteric and Renal Ischemia
Luis C. Cajas-Monson, MD, Manju Kalra, MBBS.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
SIG 9. Ischemic Lumbosacral Plexopathy after Extensive Onyx Arterial Embolization for Type 2 Endoleak
Jaideep Das Gupta, MD, Muhammad Ali Rana, MD, Sundeep Guilani, MD, John Marek, MD.
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
SIG 10. Complete Aortic Stenting from Zone 0 to the Iliac Arteries
Galimat Khaidakova, MD, William D. Jordan, Jr, Yazan Duwayri, Bradley G. Leshnower.
Emory, Atlanta, GA.
SIG 11. In-vivo Laser Fenestration of the Superior Mesenteric Artery through a Thoracic Endograft to Extend the Seal Zone During an Endovascular Repair of an Suprarenal Aorticaneurysm
Loay Kabbani, MD, Mitchell Weaver, MD, Ali Rteil, MD, Scott Bendix, MD, Timothy Nypaver, MD.
Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI.
SIG 12. 3D Models for Physician Modified Endografts
Marc Salhanick, Carlos Timaran.
UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX.
7:00 am - 11:30 am
*Exhibit Hall Hours
7:00 am - 12:30 pm
Speaker Ready Room
7:00 am - 12:30 pm
Registration Desk
8:15 am - 9:20 am
Scientific Session III: Miscellaneous
Moderators: Ageliki Vouyouka & Karen Woo
M17. Retainment of Vascular Surgeons - Prophylactic Measures to the Current Vascular Surgery Workforce Crisis
Theresa N. Jackson, MD1, Pauli Wheeler, D.O.1, Michael S. Truitt, MD2, Peter Nelson, MD1, Kelly Kempe, MD1.
1University of Oklahoma - Tulsa, Tulsa, OK., 2Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, TX.
M18. The Use of a Vascular Surgery Operative Cost Sheet to Increase Surgeon Financial Awareness and Decrease Operative Cost
Drew Goldberg, BA1, Scott Damrauer, MD2, Grace Wang, MD2, Venkat Kalapatapu, MD3, Paul Foley, MD2, Benjamin Jackson, MD2, Ronald Fairman, MD2, Julia Glaser, MD3.
1Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 3Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA.
M19. Traditional Metrics Used to Measure the Value of a Vascular Surgeon do Not Adequately Capture the Value of a Vascular Surgeon to a Health Care System
Francesco A. Aiello, MD, MBA1, Zachary Fang, MD1, Matthew Sideman, MD2, Edward Arous, MD, MPH1, Dejah Judelson, MD1, Robert Steppacher, MD1, Jessica Simons, MD, MPH1, Andres Schanzer, MD1.
1University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, 2University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
M20. Association of Liver Function and Mortality in Patients with Compartment Hypertension Limb-threat Ischemia Undergoing Extracorporeal Circulatory Support
Joshua E. Robins, MD, Claire Motyl, BA, Peng Zhao, MD, Mark Balceniuk, MD, Brian Ayers, BS, MBA, Adam Doyle, MD, Roan Glocker, MD, MPH, Michael Stoner, MD.
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
M21. A Centralized Vascular Access Service Expedites Placement of Tunneled Catheters and Helps Track the Fate of End Stage Renal Disease Patients
Mark J. Bailey, PhD, Hanna J. Barnes, BA, Daniel K. Han, MD, Amy Brito, RN, Francis S. Nowakowski, MD, Rami Tadros, MD, Ageliki Vouyouka, MD, Roopa Kohli-Seth, MD.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
V3. Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome: Minimally Invasive Release
Ali Khalifeh, MD, Shahab Toursavadkohi, MD, Khanjan Nagarsheth, MD, Rajabrata Sarkar, MD PhD, Stephen M. Kavic, MD.
University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD.
M22. Malpractice Litigation in Aortic Pathologies
Indrani Sen, Asad Choudhry, Bernardo Mendes, JIll Colglazier, Fahad Shuja, Randall DeMartino, Thomas Bower, Oderich Gustavo, Manju Kalra.
Mayo clinic, Rochester, MN.
M23. Automated Post-discharge Phone Call System Identifies Vascular Patients at Risk for Unplanned ED Visits and Readmissions After Hospital Discharge
Austin Holmes, MD, Samantha Stradleigh, MD, Janet Wells, BSN, Misty Humphries, MD, Matthew Mell, MD.
UC Davis, Sacramento, CA.
M24. 30-year Single Center Experience with Arterial Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Grayson S. Pitcher, MD, Bernardo C. Mendes, MD, Fahad Shuja, MBBS, Randall R. DeMartino, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, Thomas C. Bower, MD, Manju Kalra, MBBS, Jill J. Colglazier, MD.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
M25. Arteriovenous Access Creation for Long-term Therapeutic Apheresis: Reassessment is Warranted
Christopher Cordes, MD, Christopher Carsten, III, MD, Jonathan Sexton, MD.
Prisma Health, Greenville, SC.
M26. The Association Between Intraoperative Hypotension and Postoperative Adverse Outcomes After Vascular Surgery
Livia de Guerre, MD, Valluvan Rangasamy, Xinling Xu, Marc Schermerhorn, Victor Novack, Balachundhar Subramaniam.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.
M27. Exposure Related Outcomes and Complications in Patients Undergoing Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Jesse Manunga, Jr., MD1, Christopher Alcala, MD2, Jason Alexander, MD1, Nedaa Skeik, MD1, Elliot Stephenson, MD1, Senthil Jayarajan, MD1, Aleem Mirza, MD1, Titus Jessica, MD1, Joseph Karam, MD1, Xiaoyi Teng, MD1, Timothy M. Sullivan, MD1.
1Minneapolis Heart Insitute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, 2Twin City Spine Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN.
9:20 am - 10:00 am
*Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall & ePoster Viewing
10:00 am - 11:15 am
Scientific Session IV: Carotid
Moderators: Jill K. Colglazier & Audra A. Duncan

Management Of Double Carotid Blowout
Alexandra Cocca, MD, Vashisht Madabhushi, MD, Michael Bounds, MD, Alexandra Kejner, MD, Rony Aouad, MD, Sam Tyagi, MD.
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
M28. Safety and Durability of Concomitant Carotid Endarterectomy with Carotid Subclavian Bypass Grafting
Ali F. AbuRahma, MD1, Andrew Lee, MD1, Elaine Davis, RN, Ed.D.2, L. Scott Dean, PhD, MBA2.
1West Virginia University, Charleston Division, Charleston, WV,, 2CAMC Health Education and Research Institution, Charleston, WV.
M29. Preoperative Embolization and Intraoperative Nerve Monitoring in Carotid Body Tumor Resection are Associated with Worse Outcomes
Robin B. Osofsky, MD, Ross Clark, MD, Jaideep Das Gupta, MD, LeAnn A. Chavez, MD, Sundeep Guliani, MD, Mark Langsfeld, MD, John Marek, MD, Muhammad A. Rana, MD.
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
M30. Contemporary Trends in Physician Utilization Rates of CEA and CAS for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Among Medicare Beneficiaries
Rebecca Sorber, MD1, Michael S. Clemens, MD2, Peiqi Wang, MD1, James H. Black, III, MD1, Martin A. Makary, MD MPH1, Caitlin W. Hicks, MD MS1.
1The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 22240th Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team, Fort Bragg, NC.
V4. Left Vertebral to Carotid Artery Transposition
Kavya Sinha, MD, Edward Andraos, MD, Zsolt Garami, MD, Alan B. Lumsden, MD.
Houston Methodist, Houston, TX.
M31. Outcomes of Carotid Artery Stenting in Patients with Radiation Arteritis Compared to Those with Atherosclerotic Disease
Omar Nadra, MD, Dylan Thibault, MS, Luke Marone, MD, Samantha Minc, MD.
WVU, Morgantown, WV.
7. Perioperative and One-year Transcarotid Revascularization Outcomes by Symptom Status
S. Keisin Wang, MD, Sarah Severance, MD, Greg G. Westin, MD, John G. Maijub, MD, Alok K. Gupta, MD, Alan S. Sawchuk, MD, Andres C. Fajardo, MD, Raghu L. Motaganahalli, MD.
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN.
M32. Transcarotid Artery Revascularization in Patients with Neck Radiation or Tracheostomy
Anna Marjan, MD, Maen Aboul Hosn.
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA.
M33. Intraoperative Eeg Does not Correlate with Neurologic Outcome in TCAR
Laura C. Lamb, MD, Parth Shah, MD, Thomas Divinagracia, MD, Akhilesh Jain, MD, James Gallagher, III, MD, Edward Gifford, MD.
Hartford Healthcare, Hartford, CT.
M34. Low Frequency Avoidable Errors During TCAR: Lessons Learned
Thomas S. Maldonado, MD, Katherine Teter, MD, Patrick J. Lamparello, MD, Neal S. Cayne, MD, Caron B. Rockman, MD.
New York University Langone Health, New York, NY.
11:15 am - 11:20 am
Introduction of Distinguished Visiting Professor
William D. Jordan, Jr.
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
11:20 am - 12:00 pm
Distinguished Visiting Professor
The Best Medicine - Leadership Lessons That Make a Difference in Your Work and Life
Bruce L. Gewertz
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Scientific Session V: Dialysis
Moderators: Jean Bismuth & Jonathan A. Cardella
Forearm Basilic Vein Transposition
John Futchko MD, Larry Scher MD
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
8. A Wearable Device for Continuous, Non-invasive Remote Monitoring of Vascular Access in Hemodialysis Patients
Richard Neville, MD, Forrest Miller, David Kuraguntla, MD.
Inova Health System, Falls Church, VA.
M35. Anatomic Applicability of the Two Available Percutaneous Arteriovenous Fistula Creation Systems.
Michael F. Amendola, MD1, Daniel Newton, MD2, Karishma Popli3, James Dittman4.
1VA Medical Center/VCU Health System, Richmond, VA,, 2VCU Health System, Richmond, VA, 3VCU School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, 4James Dittman, Richmond, VA.
M36. Early Real-world Results of Percutaneous Arteriovenous Fistula Creation with the Ellipsys Vascular Access System Demonstrates Need for Improved Postoperative Assisted Maturation Protocol
Robin B. Osofsky, MD, Dominck Byrd, BA, Jaideep Das Gupta, MD, Ross Clark, MD, Jonathan G. Owens, MD, Anna G. Fabre, MD, Sundeep Guliani, MD, Muhammad A. Rana, MD, John Marek, MD, Mark Langsfeld, MD, LeAnn A. Chavez, MD.
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
9. Outcomes for Antecubital Arteriovenous Fistulas in Patients With High Brachial Artery Bifurcation
John Futchko, MD, John Denesopolis, MD, Patricia Yau, MD, Caroline Dong, MD, Evan Lipsitz, MD, Larry Scher.
Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY.
M37. Body Mass Index Affects Upper Extremity Arteriovenous Access Outcomes
Stephen J. Raulli, M.Phil.1, Kristiana Sather, MD1, Quinten Dicken1, Alik Farber, MD, MBA1, Douglas W. Jones, MD1, Jeffrey A. Kalish, MD1, Mohammad Eslami, MD2, Yixin Zhang1, Jeffrey J. Siracuse, MD1.
1Boston University, Boston, MA, 2UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA.
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
*Concurrent Luncheon Symposia
Highlighting Gore stent graft technology: Optimal outcomes in PAD and precision in TEVAR

Optimal outcomes in PAD
Nicolas Mouawad, M.D.
Bay City, Michigan

Precision in TEVAR
Sukgu Han, M.D.
Los Angeles, California

Supported by W.L. Gore & Associates

Closing the Gender Gap: Clinical Insights and Clinician Perspectives
Supported by Medtronic

Latest Endovascular Technologies in Thrombectomy and Embolization
Supported by Penumbra
2:15 pm
Free Afternoon
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Women in Vascular Surgery Reception
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
*Top Gun Competition

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
7:00 am - 8:15 am
*Concurrent Breakfast Symposia
Latest Clinical Evidence Strongly Supports Developing a TCAR Program – Why and How from a Vascular Surgery Perspective

Supported by Silk Road Medical
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
*Exhibit Hall Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration Desk
7:00 am - 8:30 am
*Continental Breakfast with Industry
8:30 am - 9:35 am
Scientific Session VI: Education and Training
Moderators: Angela A. Kokkosis & Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr.
10. Motion Metrics Reliably Differentiate Competency: Fundamentals of Endovascular and Vascular Surgery (FEVS)
Viony M. Belvroy, MD1, Barathwaj Murali2, Malachi G. Sheahan, MD3, Marcia K. O'Malley, PhD2, Jean Bismuth, MD1.
1Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, 2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics and Haptic Interfaces Laboratory, Rice University, Houston, TX, 3Department of Vascular Surgery, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA.
M38. Regional Influences on the Number of Medical Student Applicants to Integrated Vascular Surgery Training Programs
Madeline M. Dills, MD1, Claudie M. Sheahan, MD1, Dawn M. Coleman, MD2, Jean Bismuth, MD3, Benjamin J. Pearce, MD4, William D. Jordan, Jr., MD5, Malachi G. Sheahan, III, MD1.
1Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, 2University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 3Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX, 4University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 5Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA.
12. Interest in Vascular Surgery as a Specialty in a Climate of Competitive Fields
Vinoth Birabaharan, MD, John Denesopolis, MD, John Phair, MD, Issam Koleilat, MD, Evan Lipsitz, MD, Jeffrey Indes, MD.
Montefiore, Bronx, NY.
M39. The Prevalence and Utility of Vascular Surgery's Social Media Presence
Krystina Choinski, BA1, Matthew Carnevale, MD1, Issam Koleilat, MD1, John P. Phair, MD2.
1Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 2Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Mount Sinai, New York, NY.
M40. Medical Students Value Low-cost, High-yield Events for Fostering Vascular Surgery Interest
J. Eli Robins, MD1, Jonathan Bath, MD2, Brigette Smith, MD3, Venita Chandra, MD4, Loay S. Kabbani, MD5, Angela Kokkosis, MD6, David Stone, MD7, Sammy Siada, DO8, Sharif Ellozy, MD9, Dawn Coleman, MD10, Benjamin J. Pearce, MD, FSVS11.
1University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA, 2Missouri University, Columbia, MO, USA, 3University of Utah, Salt Lake Cit, UT, USA, 4Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA, 5Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA, 6Renaissance School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, USA, 7Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH, USA, 8University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA, 9Weill-Cornell, New York, NY, USA, 10University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 11University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.
M41. Case Volume Variation between Traditional vs. Integrated Vascular Surgery Training Programs
Susanna WL de Geus, MD PhD, Alaina D. Geary, MD, Stephanie Talutis, MD MPH, Teviah E. Sachs, MD MPH, Jennifer F. Tseng, MD MPH, Jeffrey J. Siracuse, MD.
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
M42. A Proposed Vascular Surgery Pilot Program For Regional Recruitment
Anna Boniakowski, MD1, Gloria Kim, MD1, Margaret Smith, MD1, Heather Golden1, Danielle C. Sutzko, MD, MS1, Andrea Obi, MD1, Kellie Brown, MD1, Benjamin J. Pearce, MD2, Malachi Sheahan, III, MD3, Dawn M. Coleman, MD1
1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, 3LSU Health, New Orleans, LA
9:35 am - 10:15 am
*Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall & ePoster Viewing
10:15 am - 11:15 am
International Panel

Carotid Stenosis, Stroke Risk and Dementia
Alison Halliday
University of Oxford, London, England

Intraluminal Thrombus: Not Just an Innocent Bystander in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
April Boyd
University of Manitoba, Max Rady College of Medicine Surgery Winnipeg, Canada

Guidelines for Managing Aortic Aneurysms
Ian Loftus
St. George's Vascular Institute, London, England
11:15 am - 11:20 am
Introduction of President
Caron R. Rockman
New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
11:20 am - 12:20 pm
Presidential Address
Pride and Prejudice: Finding Balance in Our Vascular World
William D. Jordan, Jr.
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
*Members Business Luncheon, Members Only
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Focused Session II: Challenging Decision-Making Scenarios
Moderators: David A. Rigberg & Sean P. Roddy

Status of Iliocaval Stenting - Who Should Undergo IVUS/venography and be Stented
Glenn R. Jacobowitz
NY Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome - What is the Appropriate Workup and When Should You Operate?
Misty Humphries
UC Davis, Sacramento, CA

Infrainguinal Drug-Eluting PTA and Stent - What is the Status of These Devices and are There Any Scenarios Appropriate to Treat?
Kim J. Hodgson
SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

When Should You Convert from a "Successful" Endovascular Therapy to Open Arterial Revascularization to Achieve Limb Salvage?
Mark C. Wyers
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

DVT Lysis and Thrombectomy - Besides Phlegmasia, Who Should get Treatment?
Patrick E. Muck
Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Complex Operations with Other Specialties - How to Coordinate for Optimal Outcomes?
R. Clement Darling, III
Albany Med-Vascular Surgery, Albany, NY
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Karmody ePoster Competition, First Round & Coffee Beak
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Debate Session
Moderators: Peter L. Faries & Samuel R. Money

Value and Limitations of Vascular Administrative Databases (VQI, NSQIP, NIS)
Pro: Databases Provide Invaluable Information to Help Direct Patient Care
Marc Schermerhorn
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Con: Not so Fast! Databases Are of Very Limited Utility; Garbage In, Garbage Out
Jean Bismuth
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
The Role of Social Media among Vascular Surgeons
Pro: Social Media Dramatically Enhances the Exchange of Information among Vascular Specialists
Daniel K. Han
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Con: Hold Those Tweets! Social Media is Not Peer Reviewed and there is No Way to Validate the Safety or Utility of the Information
Michael C. Dalsing
Indiana University Medical School, Indianapolis, IN
Attending versus Resident Debate: Have Changes in the Training Curriculum for Residents and Fellows Improved the Experience and It's Effectiveness
Pro: Holster the Scalpel! Limiting Work Hours and Ensuring Adequate Trainee Supervision Benefits Residents and Patients Alike
Linda M. Harris
Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo, NY

Con: Restrictions on Duty Hours and Requirements for Attending Supervision Prevent Trainees From Practicing Independently upon Graduation
Manuel R. Rojo
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Annual Reception

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Special Interest Group (SIG) Breakfast Sessions
Thoracic Aortic
Moderators: Guillermo Escobar & William J. Quinones-Baldrich
SIG 13. Intermittent Spinal Cord Ischemia
Nida Ahmed, MD, Carlos Bechara, MD, Carlos Bechara, MD.
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL.
SIG 15. Multidisciplinary Hybrid Management of Recurrent Tracheo-Innominate Artery Fistula after Open Ligation of the Innominate Artery
Manda Maley, MD, Nadia Awad, MD, Evan Deutsch, MD, Raymond Singer, MD, Rashad Choudry, MD.
Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA.
SIG 16. Emphysematous Aortitis
Aditya Safaya, Ansab Haider, Arun Goyal, MD, Francis Carroll, MD, Romeo Mateo, Igor Laskowski, MD, Sateesh Babu, MD.
Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY.
SIG 17. Ascending Aortic Access for Imaging and Through-and-through Access Facilitating Endograft Delivery in Complex Aortic Arch Anatomy with Large Subclavian Aneurysm
Celso Uribe, II, MD, William D. Clouse, MD, John A. Kern, MD, Brian P. Fletcher, MD, Stephen Davies, MD.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.
SIG 18. Modified Candy-plug Technique for Rapidly Enlarging Symptomatic Post Dissection Aneurysm: A Case Report
Erion Qaja, DO1, Edward Gifford, MD2, Robert Hagberg, MD2, Akhilesh Jain, MD2.
1Vascular Surgery, U Conn/Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, 2U Conn/Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT.
Moderators: Kristina A. Giles & Mark C. Wyers
SIG 19. 73-year-old Female with Delayed Intra-abdominal and Systemic Sepsis Following Complicated Aortobifemoral Bypass
Luis C. Cajas-Monson, MD, Myung Park, MD, Manju Kalra, MBBS.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
SIG 20. Acute Limb Ischemia Secondary to Entrapped Intra-arterial Microcatheter
Brendon Reilly, MD1, Danielle Thesier, MD1, Gregory Clabeaux, DO2, Aimee Swartz, MD2, Paul Anain, MD2, Roger Walcott, MD2.
1University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 2Vascular and Endovascular Center of Western New York, Buffalo, NY.
SIG 21. Management of an Undersized Thrombosed Aortic Stent
Daniel Badia, DO, David Minion, MD.
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
SIG 22. Transcarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) in the Emergency Setting
Josh Gutierrez, MD, Georgios Tzavellas, MD, Angela Kokkosis, MD.
Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY.
SIG 23. Complex Visceral Aneurysm Repair
Nida Ahmed, MD, Carlos Bechara, MD.
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL.
SIG 24. Endovascular Salvage of Chronically Occluded Femoral to Below Knee Popliteal Artery GSV Bypass with Gore Viabahn Relining
Sai M. Kottapalli, DO, Richard Curl, MD, Linda Harris, MD.
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
7:00 am - 12:05 am
Speaker Ready Room
7:00 am - 12:05 am
Registration Desk
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
8:15 am - 9:15 am
Scientific Session VII: Venous
Moderators: Alan M. Dietzek & Hong Zheng
13. Postoperative Outcomes in Thoracic Outlet Decompression for Acute Versus Chronic Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Scott Chapman, MD, Mikayla Lowenkamp, BS, Michael Singh, MD, Mohammad Eslami, MD.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.
M43. Variations in the Medical Managements of Iliocaval Deep Vein Thrombosis: Time for a Consensus
Ashlei C. Beiswenger, MS, BSE, Jones P. Thomas, MD, Michael P. Brown, DO, Norman H. Kumins, MD, Vikram S. Kashyap, MD, FACS, Vivek R. Sreeram, MD, Karem C. Harth, MD, MHS.
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland Heights, OH.
V5. Clampless Robotic Left Renal Vein Transposition
Matthew Breite, MD, Victor Davila, MD, Erik Castle, MD, Kyle Rose, MD.
Mayo Clinic - Arizona, Phoenix, AZ.
M44. VA-ECMO First Therapy is an Effective Management Strategy for Massive Pulmonary Embolism Patients.
Jaideep Das Gupta, MD, Sundeep Guliani, MD, John Marek, MD, Muhammad A. Rana, MD, Erik Kraai, MD, Jon Marinaro, MD.
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
M45. Endovascular Treatment of Superior Vena Cava Occlusion in Dialysis Patients
Pablo V. Uceda, MD, Robert W. Feldtman, MD, FACS, Jasmine L. Richmond, MS, Sam S. Ahn, MD, FACS.
DFW Vascular Group, Dallas, TX.
M46. Percutaneous Mechanical Thrombectomy with the Clottriever Device for the Treatment of Ilio-femoral Deep Vein Thrombosis: Initial Experience and Short Term Outcomes
Limael E. Rodriguez, MD, Andrew F. McChesney, MD, Huiting Chen, MD, Animesh Rathore, MD, Jean M. Panneton, MD, David J. Dexter, MD.
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
V6. Beware of the Rare Intravascular Leiomyomatosis Causing Iliocaval Obstruction
Akiko Tanaka, MD1, Tam T. Huynh, MD2.
1McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX, 2The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.
M47. Natural History of Below-knee Deep Vein Thrombosis in Neurosurgical Patients
Georgios Tzavellas, MD1, Nektarios Charisis, MD1, Pavlos Texakalidis, MD2, Spyridon Giannopoulos, Medical Student1, Doreen Elitharp, RN, NP-C1, Apostolos Tassiopoulos, MD1.
1Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY, 2Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
M48. Open Inferior Vena Cava Filter Removal
Danon Garrido, MD, Miguel Viallobos, MD, Fred Rushton, MD, Marc E. Mitchell.
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS.
9:15 am - 10:20 am
Scientific Session VIII: Imaging, Medical Management and Visceral
Moderators: M. Ashraf Mansour & William J. Quinones-Baldrich
M49. Duplex Ultrasound Criteria for In-stent Stenosis of the Superior Mesenteric Artery
Jessica Green, MD, PhD, Evan Ryer, MD, Nicholas Borden, BS, Bilal Ali, BS, James Dove, BS, Robert Garvin, MD, Andrew Yang, MD, Ammar Hashmi, MD, Gregory Salzler, MD, James Elmore, MD.
Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA.
M50. Comparative Outcomes of Open Mesenteric Bypass after Prior Failed Endovascular or Open Mesenteric Revascularization for Acute and Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia
Christopher Jacobs, MD, Salvatore Scali, MD, Thomas Huber, MD, PhD, Martin Back, MD, Michol Cooper, MD, PhD, Dean Arnaoutakis, MD, Scott Berceli, Md, PhD, Gilbert Upchurch, MD, Kristina Giles, MD.
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
M51. Impact of National Adoption of Endovascular Revascularization on a Regional Referral Center Specializing in Management of Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia
Tabassum A. Khan, MD, MPH, Jeffrey D. Crawford, MD, Salvatore T. Scali, MD, Kristina A. Giles, MD, Martin R. Back, MD, Thomas S. Huber, MD, PhD, Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., MD, Dean J. Arnaoutakis, MD, MBA.
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
M52. Incorporation of the Inferior Mesenteric Artery in Complex Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repairs
Brook A. Mitchell, Joshua D. Adams, MD.
Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA.
M53. Venous Mesenteric Thrombosis Carries High Procedural Burden and Low Mortality in Patients With Benign Presentation
Zach M. Feldman, MD, Linda J. Wang, MD, MBA, Elizabeth L. Chou, MD, Matthew J. Eagleton, MD, Mark F. Conrad, MD, MMSc.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
V7. Image Fusion 3d Road-mapping with Real-time Ivus Combined Guidance for Complex Aortic Procedures
Carla K. Scott, MD, David E. Timaran, MD, Marilisa Soto Gonzalez, MD, Fatemeh Malekpour Ghorbani, MD, Marc L. Salhanick, MD, Melissa L. Kirkwood, MD, Carlos H. Timaran, MD.
UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX.
M54. Evar for Infrarenal AAA: Can Imaging Criteria Predict Cure?
Sheila M. Coogan, MD1, Harleen K. Sandhu, MD2, Charles C. Miller, III, PhD2.
1McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann Hospital at TMC, Houston, TX,, 2McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX.
M55. Anatomic Eligibility for Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Preserved Over Two Years of Surveillance
Brooks L. Rademacher, MD, Annalise M. Panthofer, BS, Sydney L. Olson, BS, Jon S. Matsumura, MD.
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI.
M56. Lipoprotein(a) Levels and Risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in the Women's Health Initiative
Elizabeth L. Chou, MD1, Mary Pettinger, MS2, Bernhard Haring, MD, MPH3, Matthew W. Mell, MD, MS4, Mark A. Hlatky, MD5, Jean Wactawski-Wende, PhD6, Matthew A. Allison, MD, MPH7, Robert A. Wild, MD, PhD, MPH8, Aladdin H. Shadyab, PhD7, Robert B. Wallace, MD9, Linda G. Snetselaar, PhD10, Matthew J. Eagleton, MD1, Mark F. Conrad, MD1, Simin Liu, MD11.
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA., 2Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, 3University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany, 4University of California Davis Medical Center, Davis, CA, 5Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 6University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 7University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA,, 8University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 9The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA,, 10University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 11Brown University, Providence, RI.
14. Machine Learning-Based Prediction of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms for Individualized Patient Care
Kelli L. Summers, MD1, Edmund K. Kerut, MD1, Filip To, PhD2, Claudie M. Sheahan, MD1, Malachi G. Sheahan, III, MD1.
1Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, 2Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS.
M57. Is May-Thurner Syndrome an Overused Diagnosis?
Daniel P. Berkowitz, BS1, Michael Shirazi, MD2, Caroline Burley, BS1, Clifford M. Sales, MD1.
1The Cardiovascular Care Group, Springfield, NJ, 2Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ.
10:20 am - 11:05 am
Karmody ePoster Competition, Final Round
11:05 am - 12:05 pm
Scientific Session IX: Aortic II
Moderators: Dawn M. Coleman, Angeliki Vouyouka

M58. Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio Associated with Rates of Adverse Events After Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)
David Octeau, Christopher Faries, Hanna Barnes, Kenneth R. Nakazawa, MD, Windsor Ting, MD, Michael L. Marin, MD, Peter L. Faries, MD, Rami O. Tadros, MD.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY.
15. Transabdominal Approach Associated with Increased Long-term Laparotomy Complications After Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Charles DeCarlo, MD, Christina Manxhari, Jahan Mohebali, MD, Samuel I. Schwartz, MD, Matthew J. Eagleton, MD, Mark F. Conrad, MD, MMSc.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
M59. Justification for Aggressive Percutaneous EVAR Access
Julia Kleene, MD, Jeffrey C. Hnath, MD, Benjamin B. Chang, MD, R Clement Darling, III, MD.
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY.
V8. Video of Three-vessel Chimney-EVAR
Jonathan Bath, Todd R. Vogel.
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.
M60. Important Variances of Longitudinal and Circumferential Movements in Z0 of the Aorta During the Cardiac Cycle
Viony M. Belvroy, MD1, Mujeeb M. Zubair, MD1, Joost A. van Herwaarden, MD, PhD2, Santi Trimarchi, MD, PhD3, Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD2, Jean Bismuth, MD1.
1Houston Methodist, Houston, TX, 2University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 33. Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milano, Milan, Italy.
M61. Superior Mesenteric Artery Outcomes After Large Fenestration Strut Relocation with the Zenith Fenestrated Endoprosthesis
Aleem K. Mirza, MD, Timothy Sullivan, MD, Jason Alexander, MD, Nedaa Skeik, MD, Elliot Stephenson, MD, Senthil Jayarajan, MD, Jessica Titus, MD, Joseph Karam, MD, Xiaoyi Teng, MD, Jesse Manunga, MD.
Minneapolis Heart Institute, Minneapolis, MN.
16. Impact of Intentional Covered of Accessory Renal Arteries on Renal Function Among Patients Treated by Fenestrated-branched Endografts
Emanuel R. Tenorio, MD, PhD, Keouna Pather, BSc, Jussi M. Kärkkäinen, MD, PhD, Bernardo C. Mendes, MD, Radall R. DeMartino, MD, MS, Thanila A. Macedo, MD, Peter Gloviczki, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
12:05 pm

*Not part of the SCVS Scientific Program and is not eligible for CME credit through the SCVS joint sponsor.