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2022 Preliminary Program

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Friday, March 18, 2022
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
*Fellows & Chief Residents Welcome Reception

Saturday, March 19, 2022
7:45 am - 8:30 am
*Fellows & Chief Residents Breakfast
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
*Fellows & Chief Residents Reception

Sunday, March 20, 2022
8:30 am - 11:00 am
Arterial and Venous Case-based Workshop: Approaches to Embolization and Thrombectomy
Supported by Penumbra
Advanced sign-up is required

Program Description: This immersive and engaging program will identify key treatment algorithms as well as tips and tricks for navigating thrombectomy and embolization procedures across various vessel types, anatomy, and vessel sizes. The faculty will highlight the key factors to consider as they share their lessons learned across a variety of cases followed by a hands-on training with models.

Jean Bismuth, Katy Heart and Vascular, Katy, TX
Leigh Ann O'Banion, UCSF, Fresno, CA
Mathew Wooster, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
9:00 am - 5:50 pm
9:00 am - 5:50 pm
Speaker Ready
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Focused Session 1: Ethical Issues in Vascular Surgery
(12 minutes for each presentation followed by group discussion)
Moderators: M. Ashraf Mansour and Leila Mureebe

Overbilling: OBLs, Vein Practices
Nicholas Osborne
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Fraud and Abuse in the Eyes of CMS
Sunita D. Srivastava
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Social Determinants of Health: Impact on Clinical Outcomes and Health Policy Implications
Margaret Tracci
University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA

Novel Vascular and Endovascular Devices: How the FDA Approves New Technology
Robert E. Lee
US Food & Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD

End of Life: When to Stop
Samuel R. Money
Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA

Are We Too Cozy with Industry?
Alik Farber
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Panel Discussion
1:45 pm - 3:20 pm
Scientific Session I: Aortic
Moderators: Caron B. Rockman & Sean P. Roddy
F1. Outcomes of Upper Extremity vs. Transfemoral Access for Fenestrated-branched Endovascular Aortic Repair (FB-EVAR)
Khalil H. Chamseddin, MD1, Carlos H. Timaran, MD1, Carla K. Scott, MD1, Oderich S. Gustavo, MD2, Andres Schanzer, MD3, Farber Mark, MD4, Schneider Darren, MD5, Matthew J. Eagleton, MD6, Matthew P. Sweet, MD7, Adam W. Beck, MD8.
1UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 2UT Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, 3UMass Memorial, Worcester, MA, 4University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina, NC, 5University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 6Massachusetts Medical Hospital, Boston, MA, 7UW Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 8University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.
V1. Branched Endovascular Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repair Using Staggered Release and Total Transfemoral Approach
Madeline Drake, Guilherme B. Lima, MD, Emanuel R. Tenorio, MD, Ph.D., Marina D. Neto, MD, Ph.D., Aidin Baghbani-Oskouei, MD, Margaret L. Jackson, MD, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD.
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX.
M1. Aortic Size Index Accounts for Sex-Specific Differences in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Diameter at the Time of Rupture
Jake F. Hemingway, MD, Myra Ahmad, BS, Blake E. Murphy, MD, Elina Quiroga, MD, Nam Tran, MD, Niten Singh, MD, Benjamin W. Starnes, MD, Sara L. Zettervall, MD MPH.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
F2. Comparison of Hemodynamic Changes Associated with Two Versus Four Vessel Fenestrated Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Using Patient-specific Computational Flow Modeling
Kenneth Tran, MD1, Adrien Kaladji, MD2, Weiguang Yang, PhD1, Alison Marsden, PhD1, Jason Lee, MD1.
1Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Rennes, Rennes, France.
F3. Long-term Sac Regression is Common Following Fenestrated Endovascular Repair of Juxtarenal Aneurysms
Blake Elizabeth Murphy, MD1, Reginald Nkansah, MD1, Kirsten Dansey, MD, MPH2, Brenda Kline, ARNP1, Benjamin W. Starnes, MD1, Sara Zettervall, MD1.
1University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.
F4. Female Sex Predicts Five-year Reintervention and Mortality Following Elective Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Taylor Corsi, BS, BA, Michael A. Ciaramella, BA, Nadia K. Palte, John P. Carlson, Saum Rahimi, MD, William Beckerman, MD.
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ.
M2. Primary Use of Endoanchor Fixation in Patients with Hostile Aortic Neck Anatomy Offers Protection from Proximal Seal Zone Complications
Ronak Patel, MD, Avigayil Ribner, MD, Georgios Tzavellas, MD, Angela Kokkosis, MD, Mohsen Bannazadeh, MD, Apostolos Tassiopoulos, MD.
Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY.
F5. Clinical Presentation, Operative Management and Long-term Outcome of Rupture Following Previous Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Indrani Sen1, Irina Kanzafarova2, Jennifer Yonkus1, Bernardo Mendes1, Jill Colglazier1, Fahad Shuja1, Manju Kalra1, Randall DeMartino1, Todd Rasmussen1.
1Mayo clinic, Rochester, MN, 2Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
V2. Reversal of a Gore Excluder Limb to Obtain Proximal Seal During Repair of a Ruptured Hypogastric Artery Aneurysm
Andy Peshkepija, MD, Kevin T. Onofrey, Abdul K. Natour, MD, Loay Kabbani, MD, Omar Kafri, BS.
Henry Ford Hosptial, Detroit, MI
M3. Comparative Effectiveness of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Under Current Guidelines and When Expanded to Female Smokers
Varun K. Dalmia, BA, Matthew Carnevale, MD, Antoine Pham, BA, John Denesopolis, MD, Evan C. Lipsitz, MD, MBA, Jeffrey E. Indes, MD.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.
M4. Presenting Coagulopathy is Associated with Increased Mortality After Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Andre Stone, BS, Mitchell R. Dyer, MD, Amanda R. Phillips, MD MS, Katherine M. Reitz, MD, MS, Edith Tzeng, MD, Michel S. Makaroun, MD, Nathan L. Liang, MD, MS.
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
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 - 4:50 pm
Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in Surgical Societies
Kathie-Ann Joseph
New York University Langone Health, New York, NY
4:50 pm - 5:50 pm
Scientific Session II: PAD
Moderators: Peter L. Faries & Tony Lu
F6. Direct Oral Anticoagulants (doac) Started after Infra-geniculate Bypass Reduces Two-year Mortality, Amputation, and Loss of Primary Patency When Compared to Warfarin
David P. Ebertz, MD, Saideep Bose, MD, Justin Smith, Ravi Ambani, MD, Jae Cho, Norma Kumins, MD, Vikram Kashyap, Benjamin Colvard, MD.
University Hospitals - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
M5. Impact of Antithrombotic Strategies on Femoropopliteal Bypass Graft Outcome
Young Kim, MD, MS, Charles DeCarlo, MD, Shiv S. Patel, Sujin Lee, MD, Imani E. McElroy, MD, Monica Majumdar, MD, Abhisekh Mohapatra, MD, Anahita Dua, MD, MS, MBA.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
V3. Aortorenal Endarterectomy with Aortobifemoral Bypass for Juxtarenal Aortic Occlusion
Callie E. Dowdy, MD, Matthew F. Carpiniello, MD, Keith D. Calligaro, MD, Matthew J. Dougherty, MD, Douglas A. Troutman, DO.
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.
M6. The Impact of Optimal Medical Therapy on Long-Term Outcomes After Infrainguinal Bypass
Sophie X. Wang, MD1, Christina L. Marcaccio, MD, MPH1, Priya B. Patel, MD, MPH1, Peter A. Soden, MD2, Douglas W. Jones, MD3, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD1.
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2Brown University, Providence, RI, 3UMass Memorial Health, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA.
F7. Implementation of Transitional Care Planning is Associated with Reduced Readmission Rates in Patients Undergoing Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery for Peripheral Arterial Disease
Daniela Medina, BS, Ahsan Zil-E-Ali, MPH, Deborah Daoud, BS, Justin Brooke, BS, Kyra Paul, BA, Faisal Aziz, MD,DFSVS, FACS.
Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA.
M7. Age Related Splice Vein Bypass Outcomes
Tigran Divanyan, MD, Nicholas Russo, MD, Misak Harutyunyan, BS, Neil Patel, BS, Ralph Clement Darling, III, MD, Jeffrey Hnath, MD.
Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY.
M8. The SVS WIfI Classification Does Not Predict Successful Healing Following Transmetatarsal Amputation
Jake F. Hemingway, MD, Deion Sims, BS, Sam Schwarz, BS, Amit Pujari, MD, Joseph Fiorito, DPM, Niten Singh, MD.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
M9. Tissue Paclitaxel and Outcomes of Patients with Rutherford Class 5/6 Ischemia Treated With Dcb Angioplasty
Rabih Chaer, MD1, Patrick Cherfan, MD1, Adham N. Abou Ali, MD1, Sina Asaadi, MD1, Othman M. Abdul-Malak, MD1, Mohammad H. Eslami, MD1, George Al-Khoury, MD1, Michel S. Makaroun, MD1, Maria Romero, MD2, Renu Virmani, MD2.
1University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2CVPath Institute Inc., Gaithersburg, MD.
5:50 pm - 6:50 pm
*Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
*Rising Seniors/Incoming Fellows Program

Monday, March 21, 2022
7:15 am - 8:15 am
*Continental Breakfast with Industry
7:15 am - 8:15 am
Special Interest Group (SIG) Breakfast Sessions

Moderators: Linda Le & Palma M. Shaw
SIG2. Endovascular Management of Extensive Caval Thrombosis Leading To Acute Renal Failure in a Young Female Patient
Shivani Kumar, MD, Peter Cooke, BS, Mallika Gopal, MD, Aaron Fischman, MD, Robert Lookstein, MD, Peter Faries, MD, Ageliki Vouyouka, MD.
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA.
SIG3. Cyclical Menstrual Pain Due To Nutcracker Syndrome: Atypical Presentation Of Nutcracker Syndrome
Amandeep Juneja, MD, Sneha Subramaniam, Melissa Garuthara, MD, Mihai Rosca, MD.
Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, USA.
SIG4. IVC Thrombosis and Pregnancy
Estela Abich, MD, Edgar Guzman, MD.
Orlando Health, Orlando, FL, USA.
SIG6. 30 Year Old Man with a Symptomatic Fractured Iliac Venous Stent
Indrani Sen, Manju Kalra.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.

Abdominal Aortic
Moderators: Aleem Mizra & Doran S. Mix
SIG7. Resolution of Infrarenal Aortic Thrombus Using Anticoagulation and Antiplatelet Therapy in Patient with Covid-19 Coagulopathy
Channa Blakely, Christine Shokrzadeh, Michael B. Silva, Jr, Mellick T. Sykes, Jennifer Worsham.
UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA.
SIG8. Collapsed Endograft and Lower Limb Ischemia from Type B Dissection Repaired With TEVAR and Iliac Stenting
Peter V. Cooke, BA1, Halbert Bai, MPH1, Justin M. George, MD2, Christopher M. Faries, BA1, Ajit Rao, MD2, Michael L. Marin, MD2, Rami O. Tadros, MD2.
1Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA, 2Division of Vascular Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA.
SIG9. Percutaneous Transabdominal Access of the Superior Mesenteric Artery (SMA) For False Lumen Embolization After Fenestrated-branched Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair (F-BEVAR)
Khalil H. Chamseddin, MD, Jesus Porras Colon, MD, Carla K. Scott, MD, Mirza S. Baig, MD, Carlos H. Timaran, MD.
UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA.
SIG10. Retrieval of an Embolized Watchman Device through a Retroperitoneal Aortotomy
Yonjae Kim, MD, Zachary Osborne, MD.
Carle Foudation Hospital, Urbana, IL, USA.
SIG11. Thoracoabdominal Aortic Thrombus Extending Into Visceral Branches
Akiko Tanaka, MD, PhD, Hazim J. Safi, MD, Arash Keyhani, DO, Kourosh Keyhani, DO.
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX, USA.
SIG12. Operative Management of Pediatric Renovascular Hypertension
Frank M. Davis, MD1, Jonathan Eliason, MD1, Zubin Modi, MD1, Sahira Kazanjian, MD1, Dawn Coleman, MD2.
1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2University of Michigan Pediatric Renovascular Hypertension Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
7:00 am - 11:30 am
*Exhibit Hall Hours
7:00 am - 12:45 pm
Speaker Ready Room
7:00 am - 12:45 pm
Registration Desk
8:15 am - 8:30 am
SVS Updates
Ali F. AbuRahma
West Virginia University, Charleston, WV
8:30 am - 9:20 am
Scientific Session III: Miscellaneous
Moderators: Jean Bismuth & Marie E. Unruh
M10. Medical Center Reimbursement for Vascular Procedures Has Increased Over Time While Professional Reimbursement Has Declined
Zachary B. Fang, MD, MSc1, Andres Schanzer, MD1, Dejah R. Judelson, MD1, Douglas R. Jones, MD1, Jessica P. Simons, MD, MPH1, William Sheaffer, MD2, Andrew J. Meltzer, MD, MBA2, Francesco A. Aiello, MD, MBA1.
1University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, 2Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, AZ.
V4. Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome
Sarah Elizabeth Severance, MD, MS, Lauren Marquette, MD, Anush Motaganahalli, Ashley Gutwein, MD, Andrew Gonzalez, MD, JD, Joshua Adkinson, MD.
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.
F8. Reporting of Race, Ethnicity and Sex in Endovascular Aortic Device Trials
Thomas FX O'Donnell, MD1, Christina L. Marcaccio, MD, MPH1, Kirsten D. Dansey, MD, MPH1, Priya B. Patel, MD, MPH1, Ruby Lo, MD, MPH2, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD1.
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2Brown Surgical Associates, Providence, RI.
F9. Iliac Artery Pathology Presentation and Management in Vascular Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
Asmaa El-Ghazali, BS, Stephanie E. Wallace, MS, Kyle Wu, Jimmy Nguyen, BS, Peter Byers, MD, Sherene Shalhub, MD, MPH.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
F10. Self-identified Female Patients Experience Worse Outcomes after Carotid Endarterectomy, Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, and Lower Extremity Amputation: Gender Disparities in Vascular Surgery
Brian M. Leoce, BS1, Syed F. Haider, MD1, Kasey Leigh Wood, BS2, Mario M. Matabele, BS2, Frank T. Padberg, MD1, Joe T. Huang, MD1, Michael A. Curi, MD1, Aziz M. Merchant, MD1, Saqib Zia, MD1.
1Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 2University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI.
9:20 am - 10:00 am
*Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall & ePoster Viewing
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Scientific Session IV: Carotid
Moderators: Anahita Dua & Thomas Maldonado
F11. The Impact of Operative Approach on In-hospital Outcomes after Carotid Stenting
Aderike C. Anjorin, MPH1, Christina L. Marcaccio, MD, MPH1, Priya B. Patel, MD, MPH1, Vinamr Rastogi, MD1, Douglas W. Jones, MD2, Mark C. Wyers, MD1, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD1.
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2UMass Memorial Medical Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.
M11. Transcarotid Artery Revascularization Associated with Reduced Adverse In-hospital Events and Better Long-term Survival Compared to Transfemoral Carotid Artery Stenting
Jerry Zhu, Ajit Rao, MD, Windsor Ting, MD, Daniel Han, MD, Rami Tadros, MD, David Finlay, MD, Ageliki Vouyouka, MD, Michael Marin, MD, Peter Faries, MD.
The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY.
M12. The Effect of Transcarotid Artery Revascularization on Transfemoral Carotid Stenting and Carotid Endarterectomy Volume, Outcomes, and Practice
Charles DeCarlo, MD, Young Kim, MD, Samuel Jessula, MD, Jahan Mohebali, MD MPH, Anahita Dua, MBChB MBA MSc, Abhishek Mohapatra, MD.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
M13. The Efficacy and Safety of Single versus Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Carotid Artery Stenting
Christina L. Marcaccio, MD, MPH1, Priya B. Patel, MD, MPH1, Vinamr Rastogi, MD1, Lars Stangenberg, MD, PhD1, Patric Liang, MD1, Jeffrey Jim, MD2, Peter A. Schneider, MD3, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD1.
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, 3University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.
F12. Periprocedural P2y12 Inhibitors Improve Perioperative Outcomes after Carotid Stenting by Primarily Decreasing Strokes
Adele Heib1, Heepeel Chang, MD2, Caron B. Rockman, MD2, Neal Cayne, MD2, Glenn Jacobowitz, MD2, Virendra Patel, MD3, Thomas Maldonado, MD2, Karan Garg, MD4.
1Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, 3Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 4NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY.
F13. Feasibility and Utility of Intracranial Imaging during Tcar
Christopher M. Faries, Justin M. George, MD, Kelsey Berger, MD, Peter V. Cooke, BA, Rami O. Tadros, MD, Peter L. Faries, MD.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY.
M14. Outcomes of Carotid Stenting in Patients with Fibromuscular Dysplasia
Carla K. Scott, MD, Jesus Porras Colon, MD, Alejandro Pizano Umana, MD, Anna L. Driessen, MD, Carlos H. Timaran, MD, John G. Modrall, MD, Shirling Tsai, MD, Melissa L. Kirkwood, MD, Bala Ramanan, MD.
UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX.
11:00 am - 11:05 am
Introduction of Distinguished Visiting Professor
Caron B. Rockman
New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
11:05 am - 12:00 pm
Distinguished Visiting Professor
Preparing for Residency

Thomas S. Riles
New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Scientific Session V: Dialysis
Moderators: Karen Woo & Pegge M. Halandras
F14. A Large Single Center Experience of Management of Aneurysmal Degeneration of Arteriovenous Fistulas for Hemodialysis
Sonia Sharma, MD, Donna Bednarski, CNP, Yevgeniy Rits, MD.
Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI.
F15. Impact of Active Smoking on Outcomes of Arteriovenous Fistulas and Grafts for Hemodialysis Access
Isibor J. Arhuidese, MD1, Christina K. Tran, MD1, Angelyn Thayer, MD1, Mary E. Ottinger, MD1, Aurelia T. Calero, MD1, Mahmoud Malas, MD2, Murray Shames, MD1.
1University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 2UCSD, San Diego, CA.
F16. Comparison of Bovine Artery and Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Grafts for Hemodialysis Access
Patrick Albert, MD, Muzammil Aziz, Zachary Connelly, Terry Lairmore, Chiranjiv Virk.
LSUHSC, Shreveport, LA.
M15. Association of Race and Ethnicity with Initial Surgical Hemodialysis Access Type in a Safety Net System
Maria G. Valadez, MD.
Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA.
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
*Rising Seniors/Incoming Fellows Program
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
*Concurrent Luncheon Symposia
Treatment approaches for complex PAD and iliac artery aneurysms: What are the best options?
Experts share their perspectives, cases and treatment decisions.

Complex PAD
Melissa Kirkwood, M.D.
Dallas, Texas

Iliac artery aneurysms
Darren Schneider, M.D.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Supported by W.L. Gore & Associates. Inc.

Terumo Aortic Technology Review; From Features to Clinical Practice
Moderator: Anahita Dua, MD (Boston, MA)

The New RelayPro Thoracic Stent Graft - Mazin Foteh, MD (Austin, TX)

Early Experience with Treo for Standard Infrarenal Endovascular Repair Naiem Nassiri, MD (New Haven, CT)

Endovascular Repair for Complex Abdominal Aortic Pathology Jeromy Brink, MD (Phoenix, AZ)

Why We Are Partnering with Terumo Aortic for Aortic Disease Management Frank Caputo, MD (Cleveland, OH)

Supported by Terumo Aortic

Key Insights on Durability: Sac Regression as a Measure of Success After EVAR
Supported by Medtronic
2:00 pm
Free Afternoon
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
*Young Vascular Surgeons Program
5:00 pm
Women in Vascular Surgery Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
*Top Gun Competition

Tuesday, March 22, 2022
7:00 am - 8:15 am
*Concurrent Breakfast Symposia
Don't Gamble with your Calcium Strategy... Beat the Odds w/ IVL
Frank R. Arko
Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, NC

Misty Humphries
UC Davis, Sacramento, CA

Supported by Shockwave Medical

Why not TCAR? Re-framing the Carotid Treatment Question

The clinical state of TCAR in 2022
A review of the latest data and the current landscape of carotid treatment.
Jeffrey Jim, MD, FACS
Chair, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Allina Health and Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

Benefits of a less invasive carotid treatment option
How TCAR efficiencies improve my clinical practice
Palma M. Shaw, MD, FACS, RPVI, DFSVS
Professor of Surgery
Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY

The carotid patient experience
Case studies and observations from my practice.
Gregg Landis, MD
System Chief of Vascular Surgery
Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, NY

Supported by Silk Road Medical
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
*Exhibit Hall Hours
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Speaker Ready Room
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Registration Desk
7:00 am - 8:30 am
*Continental Breakfast with Industry
8:15 am - 9:15 am
Scientific Session VI: Education and Training
Moderators: Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr. & Brigitte K. Smith
F17. Expanding Our Capacity To Train Vascular Surgeons: Results Of A National Initiative
Malachi G. Sheahan, MD1, Shivik Patel, MD1, Kapland Owens, MD1, Claudie Sheahan, MD1, Jean Bismuth, MD2, William D. Jordan, Jr., MD3, Michel Makaroun, MD4, Jeffrey Jim, MD5.
1Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, 2Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, 3Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 4University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, 5Allina Health, Minneapolis, MN, .
M16. Implementation of the Virtual Vascular Surgery Board (VSB) Certifying Examinations (CE)
Thomas S. Huber, MD, Ph.D., Kellie R. Brown, MD, Jason T. Lee, MD, Carol L. Barry, PhD, Beatrice Ibanez, PhD, Andrew T. Jones, PhD, Bruce A. Perler, MD, Gilbert R. Upchurch, MD.
Vascular Surgery Board, Philadelphia, PA.
F18. Expert Consensus on the ACGME Competencies that Align with Vascular Quality Initiative Surgical Outcomes
Brigitte K. Smith, MD, MHPE1, Kenji Yamazaki, PhD2, Ara Tekian, PhD, MHPE3, Benjamin S. Brooke, MD, PhD1, Eric Holmboe, MD2, Stanley J. Hamstra, PhD4, Erica L. Mitchell, MD, MEd5, Yoon Soo Park, PhD6.
1University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, IL, 3University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 4University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 5University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, 6Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
M17. The Obstetric Experience of Vascular Surgery Trainees
Ruojia Debbie Li, MD MS1, Eric B. Pillado, MD1, Joshua S. Eng, PhD1, Matthew C. Chia, MD MS1, Malachi G. Sheahan, III, MD2, Karl Y. Bilimoria, MD MS1, Erika L. Rangel, MD3, Yue-yung Hu, MD MPH1, Dawn M. Coleman, MD4.
1Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, 3Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 4University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
M18. Should Open Aortic Surgery Happen Without Trainee Involvement?
Thomas FX O'Donnell, MD, Kirsten D. Dansey, MD, MPH, Melinda S. Schaller, MD, Patric Liang, MD, Mark C. Wyers, MD, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.
M19. Programmatic Engagement in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in U.S. Vascular Surgery Training Programs
Saideep Bose, MD1, Bridget Kowalczyk1, Kwame Amankwah, MD2, Bernadette Aulivola, MD3, Matthew Smeds, MD1.
1Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, 2University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, 3Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL.
M20. Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency Interviews during COVID-19: Perspectives and Trends from Applicants
Maria Coluccio, MD1, Linda Harris2.
1Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 2University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
V5. Surgical Management of a Large Mycotic Pseudoaneurysm of the Distal Popliteal Artery
Kyle A. McCullough, MD, Leigh Ann O'Banion, MD, Sammy Siada, DO.
University of California San Francisco - Fresno, Fresno, CA.
9:15 am - 9:45 am
*Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall & ePoster Viewing
9:45 am - 10:45 am
International Panel
Moderator: Alan B. Lumsden

The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Vascular Surgery
Kak Khee Yeung
VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Ramesh K Tripathi
University of Queensland, Australia

Digital Variance Angiography Decreases DSA-Related Radiation Exposire in Lower Limb Angiography by 70%
Peter Sotonyi
Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
10:45 am - 10:50 am
Introduction of President
Sean P. Roddy
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
10:50 am - 11:50 am
Presidential Address
Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall...
Caron B. Rockman
New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
11:50 am - 1:00 pm
*Members Business Luncheon, Members Only
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Focused Session II: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
(11 minutes for each presentation followed by group discussion)
Moderators: M. Ashraf Mansour and Claudie Sheahan

What is DEI and Why Is It Important?
Bernadette Aulivola
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Changes in Medical School Admissions
Misty Humphries
UC Davis, Sacramento, CA

Demographics of Vascular Surgery Applicants
Malachi G. Sheahan
LSUHSC, New Orleans, LA

Issues Encountered upon Transitioning from Residency to Faculty
John Charitable
NY University Langone, New York, NY

Issues Facing Minority Academic Surgeon
Vincent L. Rowe
Keck Medical Center of USC, Los Angeles, CA

Special Issues Facing Women Vascular Surgeons
Eanas Yassa

The Glass Ceiling: Has It Been Shattered Yet?
Erica L. Mitchell
University of Tennessee Health & Science, Memphis, TN

Panel Discussion
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Karmody ePoster Competition, First Round & Coffee Break
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Debate Session
Moderators: Audra A. Duncan and Jean Bismuth

Virtual Residency and Fellowship Interviews and Board Exams:
Pro: There's No Going Back, Virtual is the Way of the Future
Malachi G. Sheahan
LSUHSC, New Orleans, LA

Con: Zoom Interactions Cannot Replace Face-to-Face Connections
Dawn M. Coleman
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Venous Thoracic Outlet with Axillosubclavian DVT: lysis and Decompression
Pro: Lysis and Surgical Decompression Should be Done Immediately
Misty Humphries
UC Davis, Sacramento, CA

Con: Delayed Surgical TOS Decompression Offers Better Results
Hugh A. Gelabert
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
The Future of OBL in AAA Repair
Pro: Outpatient EVAR at an OBL is Safe
Enrico Ascher
NYU Langone Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

Con: Outpatient EVAR should be Avoided at All Cost
Andrew J. Meltzer
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Annual Reception

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Special Interest Group (SIG) Breakfast Sessions

Moderators: Kristina A. Giles & Marc L. Schermerhorn
SIG13. Internal Carotid Aneurysm Resection with Primary Repair Using Active Flow Reversal for Neuroprotection
Louis Graham Rucker, MD, Evan Neville, MD, Brent Robertson, MD, Brian A. Kuhn, MD, Mark Broering, MD, Aaron Kulwicki, MD, Patrick Muck, MD, Matthew Recht, MD.
TriHealth, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
SIG14. Percutaneous Suture Mediated Closure of Femoral Pseudoaneurysm
Karam Obeid, Nolan Mann, MD, Jonathan Parker, Michael Pham, MS, Samer Alharthi, MD MPH, David Dexter, MD, Animesh Rathore, MD, Jean Panneton.
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA.
SIG15. Symptomatic Flow Limiting Isolated Celiac Artery Dissection
Akiko Tanaka, MD, PhD, Hazim J. Safi, MD, Kourosh Keyhani, DO, Arash Keyhani, DO.
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX, USA.
SIG16. Emergent Endovascular Repair of a Tracheo-innominate Fistula
Aaron Hayson, MD, Thomas Hawken, MD, Hernan Bazan, MD.
Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, USA.
SIG17. Managing Infected Femoral Pseudoaneurysm After Thoraco-bifemoral Bypass with an Innovative Configuration
Mu'ath Adlouni, BS, Ezra Y. Koh, MD, Eric Peden, MD, Maham Rahimi, MD, PHD.
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.
SIG18. Needle-fenestration Of Covered Stent-graft To Salvage Inadvertent Stent Misdeployment
Alex Intagliata, MHA, Kaitlyn M. Rountree, DO, Todd R. Vogel, MD, Naveen Balasundaram, MD, Jonathan Bath, MD.
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA.

Thoracic Aortic
Moderators: Carlos F. Bechara & Javairiah Fatima
SIG19. Aorto-esophageal Fistula Management after Denture Erosion and Esophageal Stent Placement
Trenton W. Kinnear, MD, Catherine L. McKnight, MD, Thomas E. Gaines, MD, Michael M. McNally, MD.
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN, USA.
SIG20. A Case of Acute Endograft Occlusion Following Tevar for Penetrating Trauma
Owen S. Glotzer, MD, Amanda Kistler, MD, Jeffrey Hnath, MD, Sean Roddy, MD, R. Clement Darling, III, MD.
Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, USA.
SIG21. 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, Rashad Choudry, MD, Laurel Hastings, MD, Aaron Ilano, MD.
Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
SIG22. Trans-axillary Repair of a Symptomatic Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm with Concomitant Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease
Stephen Hayes, BS, Jonathan Parker, BS, Christopher Murter, MD, Samer Alharthi, MD, MPH, David Dexter, MD, Jean Panneton, MD, Animesh Rathore, MBBS.
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA.
SIG23. A Reversed Strategy for Treating Type B Aortic Dissection: Open Aortobiiliac Bypass Prior To TEVAR
Maksim V. Gusev, MD, Sheela T. Patel, MD.
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA.
SIG24. Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery Treated with Right Cervical Debranching and Left Subclavian Artery In-Situ Laser Fenestrated TEVAR
Jonathan Parker, BS, Nolan Mann, MD, Karam Obeid, BS, Michael Pham, MS, Samer Alharthi, MD MPH, David Dexter, MD, Jean Panneton, MD, Animesh Rathore, MD.
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA.
7:00 am - 12:10 pm
Speaker Ready Room
7:00 am - 12:10 pm
Registration Desk
7:00 am - 8:15 am
Continental Breakfast
8:15 am - 9:15 am
Scientific Session VII: Venous
Moderators: Erica Mitchell & Grayson S. Pitcher
F19. Disease Burden is Greater in Patients with Deep Venous Reflux, but Treatment of Associated Superficial Venous Reflux Remains Safe and Effective
Chong Li, MD1, Caron B. Rockman, MD1, Glenn R. Jacobowitz, MD1, Thomas S. Maldonado, MD1, Lowell S. Kabnick, MD2, Neal Cayne, MD1, Todd L. Berland, MD1, Mikel Sadek, MD1.
1New York University, New York, NY, 2United Vein Centers, Tampa, FL.
F20. Patients with Active Venous Leg Ulcers at the Time of Iliac Vein Stenting Require More Reoperations
Peter V. Cooke, BA, Halbert Bai, Elyssa Dionne, Vikram Vasan, BA, Logan Cho, Christopher Gonzalez, BA, Jinseo Kim, Yeju Kang, Rami O. Tadros, MD, Windsor Ting.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY.
F21. Presence of Popliteal Vein Reflux Increases the Rate of EHIT After Small Saphenous Vein Closure
C. Y. Maximilian Png, MD, David Schneider, Kathryn Nuzzulo, Sherry Scovell, MD, Julianne Stoughton, MD.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
M21. The Utility of Duplex Ultrasonography for Evaluation of Lower Extremity Edema
Callie E. Dowdy, MD, Matthew J. Dougherty, MD, Samantha Jacoby, RVT, Lili Sadri, MD, Christopher Cappellini, DO, Kunal T. Vani, DO, Douglas A. Troutman, DO, Keith D. Calligaro, MD.
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.
M22. Equivalent Short Term Venous Stent Patency Rates for Contemporary Mechanical Thrombectomy Devices
Adham N. Abou ALi, MD, Salim Habib, MD, Dana Semaan, MD, Lillian M. Tran, MD, Fanny Alie-Cusson, MD, Karim Salem, MD, Efthymios Avgerinos, MD, Natalie Sridharan, MD.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.
M23. Risk Factors for the Development of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients
Harsimran Panesar, BS1, Phillip Huynh, BS1, Jana Tancredi, MA/MSN2, Michael Wilderman, MD2, Joseph Parrillo, MD2, Gregory Simonian, MD2, David O'Connor, MD2.
1Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, Nutley, NJ, 2Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ.
M24. Outcomes Following Interval Delayed First Rib Resection for Axillosubclavian DVT
Prem J. Minchu, BS1, Morgan Messner, NP-BC2, Francisco Albuquerque, MD2, Daniel Newton, MD2, Robert Larson, MD2, Mark Levy, MD2.
1VCU School of Medicine, RICHMOND, VA, 2VCU Health Department of Vascular Surgery, RICHMOND, VA.
9:15 am - 10:15 am
Scientific Session VIII: Imaging, Medical Management and Visceral
Moderators: Bernardo C. Mendes & Vincent L. Rowe
V6. First Use of Fiber Optic Realshape Technology in the United States
Eric J. Finnesgard, MD, MS, Jessica P. Simons, MD, MPH, Andres Schanzer, MD.
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.
V7. Endovascular Management of Pancreatico-duodenal Artery Aneurysm
Marton Berczeli, MD, Ponraj Chinnadurai, MBBS, MMST, Ross McFall, MD, Orlando Diaz, MD, Alan B. Lumsden, MD.
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX.
F22. Utilization of Thromboelastography with Platelet Mapping Assay to Predict Graft Thrombosis in Lower Extremity Revascularization
Monica Majumdar, MD MPH1, Srihari Lella, MD1, Davis Waller, MD1, Zach M. Feldman, MD1, Brandon J. Sumpio, MD1, Young Kim, MD1, Charles S. Decarlo, MD1, Jessica C. Cardenas, MD2, Ryan P. Hall, MD3, Kathryn Nuzzolo, BS1, Amanda Kirshkaln, MS1, Anahita Dua, MD MS MBA1.
1Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2Center for Translational Injury Research / University of Texas Houston, Houston, TX, 3Tufts Medical Center / Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.
F23. Natural History of Incidentally Noted Celiac Artery Aneurysms
Charlotte Austen Hartwell, MD, William Johnson, MD, Chukwuma Nwachukwu, MD, Karan Garg, MD, Mikel Sadek, MD, Thomas S. Maldonado, MD, Glenn R. Jacobowitz, MD, Danny Kim, MD, Caron B. Rockman, MD.
New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY.
M25. Outcomes of Renal Artery Re-implantation and Bypass in Elective Open Aneurysm Repair
Siwei Dong, DO, Crystal An, BA, Francis Caputo, MD, Sean Lyden, MD, Levester Kirksey, MD, Jon Quatromoni, MD, Christopher Smolock, MD, Jarrad Rowse, MD.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.
M26. Diagnostic Accuracy of FDG PET for the Identification of Vascular Graft Infection
Mu'ath Adlouni, BS, Ahmed Ahmed, MD, Mouaz Al-mallah, MD, Ezra Y. Koh, MD, Eric Peden, MD, Maham Rahimi, MD, PHD.
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX.
M27. Natural Language Processing Based Auditing of Radiology Reports to Improve Detection of Aortic Aneurysms
James Kaan, MD, Kayley Abell-Hart, MS, Victor Garcia, MD, Nicos Labropoulos, PhD, Janos Hajagos, PhD, Mary Saltz, MD, Joel Saltz, MD, Apostolos Tassiopoulos, MD.
Stony Brook University, South Setauket, NY.
M28. Using Ultrasound Elastography to Detect Changes of Aortic Strain in Patients Following Abdominal Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Zachary R. Zottola, BS, Dakota W. Gonring, B.A., Maxwell L. Wang, BS, Michael S. Richards, PhD., Michael C. Stoner, MD, Doran S. Mix, MD.
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Karmody ePoster Competition, Final Round
11:00 am - 12:10 pm
Scientific Session IX: Aortic II
Moderators: Audra A. Duncan & Karan Garg
F24. Physician-modified Versus Custom-manufactured Fenestrated-branched Endografts in the Treatment of Thoracoabominal and Pararenal Aneurysms: A Vqi-medicare Analysis
Asma Mathlouthi, MD1, Kevin Yei, BS1, Andrew R. Barleben, MD MPH1, Gustavo S. Oderich, MD2, Mahmoud B. Malas, MD MHS1.
1University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2UTHealth, McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX.
M29. Renal Artery Stenosis Impacts Postoperative Complications after Major Vascular Surgery
Amanda Filiberto, MD, Shunshun Miao, Tezcan Ozrazgat-Baslanti, PhD, Sara Hensley, MD, M. Libby Weaver, MD, Zain Shahid, MD, Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., MD, Michol Cooper, MD, PhD.
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
M30. Temporal Trends in the Incidence and Type of Conduits During Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Parvathi B. Wilkins, MD PhD, Gustavo S. Oderich, Bernardo C. Mendes, Randall R. DeMartino, Jill J. Colglazier, Fahad Shuja, Todd E. Rasmussen, Manju Kalra.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
M31. Outcomes of Low and Standard-profile Fenestrated and Branched Stent-grafts for Treatment of Pararrenal and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Marina Dias-Neto1, Emanuel R. Tenorio1, Guilherme BB Lima1, Aidin Baghbani-Oskouei1, Naveed Saquib1, Bernardo C. Mendes2, Aleem K. Mirza1, Gustavo S. Oderich1.
1The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston TX, TX, 2Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
M32. The Impact of Neighborhood Social Disadvantage on Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Presentation and Management
Lucas Mota, MD1, Christina L. Marcaccio, MD1, Priya B. Patel, MD1, Aderike Anjorin, MPH1, Peter A. Soden, MD2, Carla C. Moreira, MD2, Kakra Hughes, MD3, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD1.
1Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2Division of Vascular Surgery, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, 3Division of Vascular Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC.
M33. Age and Sex-specific Outcomes After Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury
Donald T. Baril, MD1, Akbarshakh Akhmerov, MD1, Joseph J. Dubose, MD2, Naveed Saqib, MD3, Benjamin W. Starnes, MD4, Elina W. Quiroga, MD4, Charles C. Miller, PhD3, Ali Azizzadeh, MD1.
1Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, CA, 3University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, CA, 4University of Washington, Seattle, CA.
F25. Postoperative and 3-year Outcomes Following Endovascular Repair of Complex Aortic Aneurysms in the Vascular Quality Initiative
Priya B. Patel, MD, MPH, Thomas F.X. O'Donnell, MD, Christina L. Marcaccio, MD, MPH, Vinamr Rastogi, Virendra I. Patel, MD MPH, Sara Zettervall, MD, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.
M34. Robotic Aortic and Non-aortic Vascular Surgery
Petr Stadler, Jr., Prof. MDPh.D., Libor Dvoracek, MD, Petr Vitasek, MD, Pavel Matous, MD.
Na Homolce Hospital, Praha 5, Czech Republic.
M35. Antegrade in Situ Laser Fenestration Technique in Complex Endovascular Aortic Repair for Symptomatic and Ruptured Pararenal/thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms: A Multicenter Case Series
Callie McAdams, MD1, Robert C. Allen, MD2, Mark W. Fugate, MD3, Scott L. Stevens, MD1, Michael M. McNally, MD1.
1University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, 2Ballad Health, Kingsport, TN, 3CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN.
12:10 pm