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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012

7:00 am - 10:00 am MOCK ORAL EXAMS
Director: Michael J. Costanza, MD
University Surgical Associates, LLP, Syracuse, NY
8:00 am - 12:00 pm POSTGRADUATE COURSE - VARICOSE VEIN COURSE
THE CHANGING OF THE GUARDS: VEINS ARE THE NEW ARTERIES
Co-Directors: Ellen D. Dillavou, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Steven M. Elias, MD
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

8:00 am What Does A Vein Practice Need?
Steven M. Elias, MD

Columbia University, New York, NY
8:15 am What Does A Vein Patient Want?
Michael A. Vasquez, MD, RVT

Venous Institute of Buffalo, North Tonawanda, NY
8:30 am What Is A Directed Venous Exam (Physical and Ultrasound)?
Ellen D. Dillavou, MD

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
8:50 am Small Veins (SV/RV/Small VV) - Sclerotherapy/Ohmic Devices/Visualization
Stanley A. Hirsch, MD

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
9:15 am Break
9:30 am Medium Veins (GSV/VV)
Endovenous Ablation
Cynthia K. Shortell, MD

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
9:50 am
Phlebectomy
Jennifer A. Heller, MD

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
10:00 am Endovenous Videos (RF/MOCA)
Faculty
10:20 am Perforators: Why, When, How
Steven M. Elias, MD

Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
10:35 am Live Cases
Faculty
12:00 am Adjourn
8:00 am - 9:00 am YOUNG SURGEONS NETWORKING BREAKFAST
9:00 am - 12:00 pm YOUNG SURGEONS PROGRAM
Director: Mark G. Davies, MD, PhD
The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
9:00 am - 10:15 am CONCURRENT SESSION: MEDICAL STUDENTS AND GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENTS
Moderators: Mark G. Davies, MD, PhD
The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
Amy B. Reed, MD
Pennsylvania State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

Panel: William R. Flinn, MD
Paul M. Anain, MD
Leila Mureebe, MD
Robyn Ann Macsata, MD

WELCOME & INTRODUCTION OF PANEL

9:00 am Vascular Surgery: Evolution as a Specialty and Future Outlook
William R. Flinn, MD

University of Maryland Medical Systems, Baltimore, MD

Practice Options and Lifestyle Issues for the Vascular Surgeon

9:08 am Private Practice Perspective
Paul Anain, MD

Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo, NY
9:16 am Academic Practice Perspective
Leila Mureebe, MD

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
9:24 am VA Practive Perspective
Robyn Ann Macsata, MD

VAMC, Washington, DC
9:32 am OPEN DISCUSSION
9:45 am 0-5 Training Program Perspective
Ryan McEnaney, MD, Vascular Surgery Resident, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
9:55 am 5+2 Training Program Perspective
Avery Ching, MD

Univeristy of Pittsburgh Medical Center
10:05 am OPEN DISCUSSION ON TRAINING AND RANK LIST
9:00 am - 10:15 am CONCURRENT SESSION: VASCULAR SURGERY RESIDENTS AND FELLOWS
Moderators: Benjamin M. Jackson, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Darren B. Schneider, MD
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Panel: Paul J. DiMuzio, MD
Matthew J. Dougherty, MD
R. Clement Darling, III, MD
Mark A. Adelman, MD
Joshua A. Eisenberg, MD

WELCOME & INTRODUCTION OF PANEL

Setting and Achieving Your Career Goals

9:00 am Paul J. DiMuzio, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
9:10 am Matthew J. Dougherty, MD
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
9:20 am Making the Deal: Interview, Contract, Deal Breakers 1st Job
R. Clement Darling, III, MD

The Vascular Group, PLLC, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, NY
9:30 am The Business of Medicine-Structure of Reimbursement
Mark A. Adelman, MD

NYU Medical Center, New York, NY
9:40 am Managing Your Career: Mentors, Marketing Yourself, Changing Jobs / Getting Promoted; CMS and RVU’s
Joshua A. Eisenberg, MD

Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
9:50 am OPEN DISCUSSION ON CAREER PLANNING
10:15 am - 10:30 am COFFEE BREAK
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PANEL III: INTERESTING CASES
Moderators: Michael B. Silva, Jr., MD
University of Texas Medical Center, Galveston, TX
Linda M. Harris, MD
Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo, NY

WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
10:30 am Case Presentation I
10:43 am Case Presentation II
10:56 am Case Presentation III
11:09 am Case Presentation IV
11:22 am Case Presentation V
11:35 am Case Presentation VI

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm COVIDIEN LUNCH SYMPOSIUM

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LUNCH SYMPOSIUM

1:20 pm PRESIDENTIAL WELCOME
Vivian Gahtan, MD
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION I: LOWER EXTREMITY ARTERIAL DISEASE I
Moderators: Rabih A. Chaer, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Evan C. Lipsitz, MD
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

1:30 pm 1. The Comprehensive Risk Assessment For Bypass (CRAB): An Efficient Peri-operative Risk Assessment Instrument For Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia
Andrew J. Meltzer, MD1, Ashley Graham1, Peter H. Connolly, MD1, Ellen C. Meltzer, MD2, John K. Karwowski, MD1, Harry L. Bush, MD1, Darren B. Schneider, MD1
1Vascular Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 2Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Discussant: Gary Giangola, MD
North Shore-LIJ Medical Group, Staten Island, NY
1:45 pm 2. Efficacy and Cost-Effectiveness of Endovascular vs. Conventional Bypass Revascularization for Critical Limb Ischemia
Hannah J. Kim, Justin Boccardo, James Tretter
Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, PA, USA
SPONSORED BY RABIH CHAER
1:55 pm 3. Subsequent Open Surgical Revascularization Following an Initial Endovascular Approach for Critical Limb Ischemia
Rameen Moridzadeh, Patrick A. Kaszubski, Caron B. Rockman, MD, Frank J. Veith, MD, Firas F. Mussa, MD
Department of Vascular Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Discussant: Nicholas J. Morrissey, MD
Columbia Presbyterian Hospital Medical Center Herbert Irving Pavilion, New York, NY
2:10 pm 4. Outcomes In The Elderly Of Open And Endovascular Interventions For Advanced Superficial Femoral Artery Occlusive Disease
Javier E. Anaya-Ayala, MD, Christopher J. Smolock, MD, Matthew K. Adams, BS, Mitul S. Patel, MD, Cassidy Duran, MD, Charudatta S. Bavare, MD, Hosam F. El-Sayed, MD, Alan B. Lumsden, MD, Mark G. Davies, MD, PhD, MBA
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX
2:20 pm 5. Endoscopic Versus Open Saphenous Vein Graft Harvest For Lower Extremity Bypass In Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)
Raymond Eid, MD, Li Wang, MS, Steven Leers, MD, RVT, Ghassan Abu-Hamad, MD, Michel Makaroun, MD, Rabih Chaer, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Discussant: Bruce A. Perler, MD
The John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
2:35 pm 6. Clinical Outcomes Of Tibial Artery Endovascular Interventions In End-Stage Renal Disease Patients On Hemodialysis
Javier E. Anaya-Ayala, MD, Christopher J. Smolock, MD, Matthew K. Adams, BS, Monider Singh, BS, Mitul S. Patel, MD, Charudatta S. Bavare, MD, Cassidy A. Duran, MD, Hosam F. El-Sayed, MD, Mark G. Davies, MD, PhD, MBA
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX
Discussant: Nancy L. Harthun, MD
Baltimore, MD
2:50 pm FROM THE EXPERT
Approach to Complex Tibial Interventions
James E. McKinsey, MD

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm COFFEE BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION II: VENOUS DISEASE & VASCULAR LAB / DIALYSIS
Moderators Kathleen J. Ozsvath, MD
The Vascular Group, PLLC, Albany, NY

Larry A. Scher, MD
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

3:30 pm 7. The Role Of Ultrasound To Identify Non-thrombotic Lower Extremity Pathology.
Anil Hingorani, MD1, Mohsin Khan, MD2, Enrico Ascher, MD1, Natalie Marks, MD, RVT2, Ed Aboian, MD2, Robert Jimenez, MD2, Theres Jacob, PhD2
1Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2Maimononides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
3:40 pm 8. After-Hours Vascular Testing: Results of the 2011 American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) Survey
Steven A. Leers, MD, RVT1, Rabih Chaer, MD, RVT1, R. Eugene Zierler, MD, RVT, RPVI2
1University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2University of Washington, Seattlle, WA, ARDMS
3:50 pm 9. Mccleery's Syndrome - Incidence, Etiology And Treatment In 2011
Kendall C. Likes, Danielle Rochlin, Julie A. Freischlag, MD
Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, MD
4:00 pm 10. Endovascular Recanalization Of Complete Chronic Inferior Vena Cava Filter Thrombosis
Andrew J. Meltzer, MD, Nii Kabu Kabutey, MD, Peter H. Connolly, MD, John K. Karwowski, MD, Doug Jones, MD Darren B. Schneider, MD
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
4:10 pm 11. The HeRO Experience: Midterm Report on a Difficult Dialysis Population
Justin Wallace, MD1, Rabih Chaer, MD2, Ellen D. Dillavou, MD2
1University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
4:20 pm 12. How Often Is Inflow Stenosis A Contributing Factor In The Etiology Of AV Access-induced Ischemic Steal?
Angela A. Kokkosis, MD, Steven Abramowitz, MD, Jonathan Schwitzer, BS, Scott Nowakowski, MD, Victoria J. Teodorescu, MD, Harry Schanzer, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
4:30 pm 13. Outcomes of Arteriovenous Fistula Creation by Location: Does Gender Matter?
Steven D. Abramowitz, MD, Jonathan Schwitzer, BS, Victoria Teodorescu, MD, Angela Kokkosis, MD, Harry Schanzer, MD, Peter Faries, MD, Ageliki Vouyouka, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
4:40 pm 14. Readmission Rates of Tunneled Dialysis Catheters Compared to Permanent AV Access
Sam Tyagi, Arthur Yushuva, Shinichi Fukuhara, Erez Dayan, Stephen Haveson
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
4:50 pm FROM THE EXPERT
Endovascular Approach to Chronic Iliocaval Occlusions
David L. Gillespie, MD

University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
5:15 PM - 6:25 PM POSTER SESSION I: AORTIC
Moderators James H. Black, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Krish Soundararajan, MD
Temple University Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

P1. Endovascular Repair of Focal Infrarenal Aortic Pathology with Aortic Tube Stent Grafts
Douglas W. Jones, MD, Andrew J. Meltzer, MD, Ashley R. Graham, Peter H. Connolly, MD, Harry L. Bush, MD, John K. Karwowski, MD, Darren B. Schneider, MD
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
P2. Predictors of Thoracic Endograft Collapse
Ankur J. Shukla, MD, Jae-Sung Cho, MD
UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
P3. Splenic Artery Embolization In The Management Of Gastic Variceal Bleeding
Patrick A. Stone, MD, David Phang, Bryan Richmond, MD, Saadi Alhalbouni
West Virginia University, Charleston, WV
P4. Salvaging A Difficult Evar With A Homemade Aorto-uni Device
Robert I. Hacker, MD1, Kambhampaty V. Krishnasastry, MD, FACS2
1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; 2North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Manhasset, NY
POSTER SESSION II: CAROTID DISEASE / MISCELLANEOUS
Moderators Maciej L. Dryjski, MD
SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Glenn R. Jacobowitz, MD
NY University Medical Center, New York, NY

P5. External Carotid Bypass for Embolization of Large Arterio-Venous Malformation of the Chin: A Case Report
Barbara A. Wexelman, MD, MBA1, Joseph Wuamett1, Philip Bamberger MD2, George Todd MD1, Rafael Ortiz MD3, John C. Lantis II MD1
1Department of Surgery, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, 2Department of Anesthesiology, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, 3Department of Neurology & Radiology St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
P6. Vascular Trauma Patterns and Mortality at an Urban Trauma Center
Karan Garg1, Firas F. Mussa, MD1, Shang A. Loh, MD2, Mathew S. Lopes, MD1, Mark A. Adelman, MD1, H. Leon Pachter, MD1, Caron B. Rockman, MD1
1NYULMC, New York, NY, 2Stony Brook University Hospital, New York, NY
P7. Radiation Dose to the Interventionalist is Directly Affected by Operating Position
Brant W. Ullery, MD, Bruce Landau, RT, Grace J. Wang, MD, Benjamin M. Jackson, MD, Ronald M. Fairman, MD, Edward Y. Woo, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
P8. Evaluation of Different Vascular Beds with DynaCT Angiography
Charudatta S. Bavare, MD, MPH1, Cassidy Duran, MD1, Ponraj Chinnadurai, MBBS, MMST2, Heitham Hassoun, MD1, Joseph Naoum, MD1, Hosam El Sayed, MD1, Michael Reardon, MD1, Mark Davies, MD, PhD, MBA1, Alan Lumsden, MD1
1The Methodist Debakey Heart and Vascular Hospital, Houston, TX, 2Siemens AG, Deerfield, IL
POSTER SESSION III: VENOUS DISEASE
Moderators Alan M. Dietzek, MD
Western Connecticut Health Network - Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT

Stephanie S. Saltzberg, MD
The Vascular Group PLLC, Albany, NY

P9. 10 Year Experience with Treatment of Effort Induced Subclavian Vein Thrombosis: A Simplified and Effective Treatment Algorithm
Joshua D. Adams, Margaret C. Tracci, John F. Angle, Irving L. Kron, Alan H. Matsumoto, Kenneth J. Cherry, John A. Kern
University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
P10. Iliac Vein Stenting for CEAP 6 Patients
Anil Hingorani1, Enrico Ascher, MD1, Natalie Marks, MD RVT2, Danny Novak2, Robert Jimenez, MD2, Ed Aboian, MD2, Areen Basman, MD2, Theres Jacob, PhD2
1Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2Maimononides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
P11. Open Removal of Retrievable IVC Filter
James W. Bauer, PhD, Amy B. Reed, MD
Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
P12. Case Report: Venous Lipoma of the Internal Jugular Vein
H. Richard Yoon, MD, Christopher J. Buzas, DO, Robert P. Garvin, MD, David P. Franklin, MD
Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
POSTER SESSION IV: DIALYSIS
Moderators Gregory S. Cherr, MD
SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

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

P13. Predictives of Patency in Arteriovenous Grafts in Hemodialysis Patients
Albeir Y. Mousa, MD, Saadi Alhalbouni, MD, William Patterson, BA, Shadi Abu-Halimah, MD, Aravinda Nanjundappa, MD, Asmita Modak, MS, Mary Emmett, PhD, Patrick A. Stone, Ali F. AbuRahma, MD, RVT, RPVI
Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV
P14. Arteriovenous Fistula In The Setting Of Central Venous Occlusion. Is It An Absolute Contraindication?
Richard Schutzer, MD
North Shore/LIJ, Lake Success, NY
P15. Cross-Femoral Arterio-Venous Graft for Hemodialysis - a Unique Solution for Complex Access
Charudatta Bavare, MD, MPH, Joseph Naoum, MD, Mark Davies, MD, PhD, MBA, Alan Lumsden, MD, FACS
The Methodist Debakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX
P16. Last-Ditch Access: Surgical Solutions for Central Venous Occlusion
Lidie Lajoie, MD, Dale Distant, MD, Joon Hong, MD PhD, Vinay Tak, MD, Mark Song, MD
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
POSTER SESSION V: LOWER EXTREMITY ARTERIAL DISEASE
Moderators Kwame S. Amankwah, MD
Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Apostolos K. Tassiopoulos, MD
SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

P17. Evaluation Of Primary Patency In Surgical Bypasses Using The Endovascular Approach
Koen Deloose1, Marc Bosiers1, Joren Callaert1, Koen Keirse2, Jürgen Verbist2, Patrick Peeters2
1Department of Vascular Surgery, A.Z. Sint-Blasius, Dendermonde, Belgium; 2Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium
SPONSORED BY RABIH CHAER
P18. Identifying Patients at Risk for Prolonged Length of Stay Following High-Risk Surgery - Can We Do Better?
Courtney J. Warner, MD1, David H. Stone, MD1, Brian W. Nolan, MD1, Benjamin S. Brooke, MD1, Yuanyuan Zhao1, Daniel J. Bertges, MD2, Daniel B. Walsh, MD1, Jack L. Cronenwett, MD1, Philip P. Goodney, MD1
1Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 2University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
P19. Differences in Outcomes of Infragenicular Endovascular Interventions in Hispanics
Sung Yup Kim, MD, Daniel Han, MD, Ageliki G. Vouyouka, MD, Rami O. Tadros, MD, Michael L. Marin, MD, Peter L. Faries, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
P20. Iatrogenic Profunda Femoris Stenosis After Superficial Femoral Artery Stenting
Kenneth R. Ziegler, MD1, Joshua Cruz, RVT1, Bart E. Muhs, MD, PhD1, Jeffrey E. Indes, MD, FACS, RPVI1, Bauer E. Sumpio, MD, PhD, FACS, RPVI1, Leslie M. Scoutt, MD2, Cassius I. Ochoa Chaar, MD, MS1
1Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2 Department of Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm WELCOME RECEPTION
 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012

7:00 am - 8:00 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
7:00 am - 7:50 am PANEL DISCUSSION: Building A Better Workplace - Who Should Be on the Bus?
Sponsored by the Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity and Women in Vascular Surgery
Moderators Julie Ann Freischlag, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Anil P. Hingorani, MD
Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Engendering Diversity in the Corporate World
Stacy Enxing Seng

Covidien

Having Different Generations Working Together
Anton S. Sidawy, MD
George Washington University, Washington, DC

8:00 am - 9:45 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION III: AORTIC DISEASE
Moderators David H. Deaton, MD
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Paul B. Haser, MD
UMDNJ-RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

8:00 am 15. Early and Late Clinical Outome of Percutaneous Transluminal Stenting of the Celiac and Superior Mesenteric Arteries: Our Experience over the Past Decade
Ali F. AbuRahma, MD, RVT, RPVI1, John E. Campbell, MD1, Patrick A. Stone, MD1, Stephen M. Hass, MD1, Albeir Y. Mousa, MD1, Aravinda Nanjundappa, MD1, L Scott Dean, PhD, MBA2, Tammi Keiffer, RN2
1Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston, WV, 2Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV
Discussant: Daniel B. Walsh, MD
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
8:15 am 16. EVAR in the Elderly: Trends and Outcomes from the National Inpatient Sample
Nchang Azefor, MD1, Brian D. Park, MD1, Chun-Chih Huang, PhD1, Cameron Akbari, MD1, Frederick Beavers, MD1, David Deaton, MD2, Robyn Macsata, MD3, Sean O'Donnell, MD1, Susanna Shin, MD1, John Ricotta, MD1
1The Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, 2Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, 3The Washington VA Medical Center, Washington, DC
Discussant: Jeffrey P. Carpenter, MD
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden, Camden, NJ
8:30 am 17. Extent of COPD is Associated with Both Short and Long-Term Adverse Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Elective AAA Repair
David H. Stone, MD1, Philip P. Goodney, MD1, Jeffrey Indes, MD2, Jeffrey Kalish, MD3, Andres Schanzer, MD4, Randall De Martino, MD1, Andrew Hoel, MD1, Daniel B. Walsh, MD1, Jack L. Cronenwett, MD1, Brian W. Nolan, MD1
1Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 2Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 3Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, 4University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Discussant: Michael P. Lilly, MD
8:45 am 18. Midterm Results of the Transarterial Use of Onyx in the Treatment of Persisting Type II Endoleaks after EVAR
Michel Bosiers, Arne Schwindt, Giovanni Torsello
St. Franziskus Hospital, Münster, Germany
SPONSORED BY JAMES MCKINSEY
8:55 am 19. Bowel Resection with Open and Endovascular repair for Acute Mesenteric Ischemia
Robert J. Beaulieu, Eric Schneider, Chris Abularrage, James H. Black, III.
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
9:05 am 20. Thoracic(TAD) and Thoracoabdominal (TAAD) Acute Type B Aortic Dissections have Superior Survival when Treated with TEVAR and Open surgery compared to Medical Therapy - Outcomes from the National Medicare Database
James F. McKinsey, MD1, In-Kyong Kim, MD1, Eugene Sosunov2, Alan Moskowitz, MD3, Natalia Egorova, PhD3
1Columbia University Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital System, New York, NY, 2Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 3Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
9:15 am 21. Outcomes of Pediatric Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury
Rafael D. Malgor, MD, Thomas V. Bilfinger, MD, Jane McCormack, RN, Apostolos K. Tassiopoulos, MD
Stony Brook Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY
9:25 am 22. Feasibility Of Concurrent Thoracic And Abdominal Aortic Endovascular Repair
Muhammad Asad Khan, MD, Kuldeep Singh, MD, Jonathan Schor, MD, Jonathan Deitch, MD
Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
9:35 am FROM THE EXPERT
EVAR For Ruptured AAA
Manish Mehta, MD, MPH

The Vascular Group, PLLC, Albany, NY
9:45 am - 10:15 am COFFEE BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
10:15 am - 11:15 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV: OTHER
Moderators: Fredric Jarrett, MD
UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA

Marc E. Mitchell
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
10:15 am 23. A Survey of SVS Members and Surgery Department Chairs on the Integrated 0+5 Vascular Surgery (VS) Training Paradigm
Andrew Leake1, Misaki Kiguchi1, Galen Switzer2, Erica Mitchell3, Michel Makaroun1, Rabih A. Chaer1
1University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Pittsburgh, PA, 2University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 3Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, SVS Education Committee
Discussant: Linda M. Harris, MD
Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo, NY
10:30 am 24. Vascular Complications in Patients Undergoing Extra-corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
Faisal Aziz, MD, Christopher E. Brehm, MD, Aly El-Banyosi, MD, David Han, MD, Robert G. Atnip, MD, Amy B. Reed, MD
Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute, Hershey, PA
10:40 am 25. Routine Ambulatory Medical Care Fails to Diagnose Patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms at Risk for Rupture
Kamell R. Eckroth-Bernard, MD, Robert P. Garvin, MD, Evan J. Ryer, MD, James R. Elmore, MD, David P. Franklin, MD
Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
10:50 am 26. Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency: The Road to Diversity
Amy B. Reed, MD1, Joseph Mills, MD2, John Eidt, MD3, Michael Dalsing, MD4, K. Craig Kent, MD5, Karl Illig, MD6, Sam Money, MD7, Spence Taylor, MD8, Robert Rhodes, MD9, Vivian Gahtan, MD10
1Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA; 2University of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, USA; 3University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR, USA; 4Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA; 5University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA; 6University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA; 7Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA; 8Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC, USA; 9American Board of Surgery, Philadelphia, PA, USA; 10SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, USA, Vascular Board of the American Board of Surgery
Discussants: Jennifer A. Heller, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Kwame Amankwah, MD
University Hospital, Syracuse, NY

11:05 am FROM THE EXPERT
Interventions for Endoleak after EVAR
Michel S. Makaroun, MD

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
11:15 am - 11:25 am INTRODUCTION OF THE PRESIDENT
Marshall E. Benjamin
11:25 am - 12:00 pm PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Vivian Gahtan, MD

SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm GORE AND ASSOCIATES LUNCH SYMPOSIUM
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm ENDOLOGIX LUNCH SYMPOSIUM
1:45 pm - 3:30 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION V: LOWER EXTREMITY ARTERIAL DISEASE II
Moderators: Satish C. Muluk, MD
Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
1:45 pm 27. Bravissimo: 12-Month Results from a Large Scale Prospective Trial
Koen Deloose1, Marc Bosiers1, Joren Callaert1, Koen Keirse2, Jürgen Verbist2, Patrick Peeters2
1Department of Vascular Surgery, A.Z. Sint-Blasius, Dendermonde, Belgium, 2Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium
SPONSORED BY RABIH CHAER
Discussant: Mahmoud Malas, MD
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
2:00 pm 28. Evolving Treatment Of Popliteal Artery Aneurysm
Patrick A. Stone, MD1, Ali AbuRahma, MD1, Priyanka Jagannath1, Kimball Knackstedt, DO1, Stephanie Thompson, PhD2, John Campell, MD1, Albeir Mousa, MD1, James Campbell, MD1
1West Virginia University, Charleston, WV, 2Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV
2:10 pm 29. Multifactorial Disease Severity Score(DSS) Predicting The Success Of Endovascular Intervention Of Femoropopliteal Peripheral Arterial Disease
In-Kyong Kim, MD1, Natalia Egorova, PhD2, Andrew J. Meltzer, MD3, James F. McKinsey, MD1
1Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital System, New York, NY, 2Mount Sinai University, New York, NY, 3New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Discussant: Lakshmikumar Pillai, MD
WV University. School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV
2:25 pm 30. Defining The Role of Endovascular Therapy In Critical Limb Ischemia With Tissue Loss
Andrew J. Meltzer, MD, Gisberto Evangelisti, MD, Ashley Graham, Francesco Aiello, MD, Peter H. Connolly, MD, Harry L. Bush, MD, John K. Karwowski, MD, Darren B. Schneider, MD
New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
2:35 pm 31. Midterm Results of Limb Salvage and Stent Patency with Popliteal Artery Stenting across the Knee Joint
Aleksandra Policha, MD1, Neil Moudgill, MD2, Lily Chang, BS3, Anumeha Whisenhunt, DO2, Shawn Pierce, CRNP2, Luis Eraso, MD4, Paul DiMuzio, MD2, Atul Rao, MD2, Joshua Eisenberg, MD2
1Department of General Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 3Thomas Jefferson University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 4Division of Vascular Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Discussant: Michael A. Curi, MD, MPA
New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
2:50 pm 32. Low Levels of High-Density Lipoproteins are Associated with Acute Kidney Injury Following Revascularization for Chronic Limb Ischemia
Hasan H. Dosluoglu1,2, Pradeep Arora, MD1,2, Nauman Tahir, MD2, James W. Lohr, MD1,2, Purandath Lall, MBBS1,2, Nader D. Nader1,2
1VA Western NY Healthcare System, Buffalo, NY, 2SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Discussant: Robert A. Schwartz, MD
Syracuse, NY
3:05 pm 33. Reduction in Hospital Length of Stay for Patients Requiring Lower Extremity Amputation
Joshua Unger, MD, Daniel Geersen, PAC, Nancy Payne, RN, Lu-Anne Laws, CSW, Mary Jane Stillwagon, RN, Leila Mureebe, MD MPH, Cynthia Shortell, MD
Duke University, Durham, NC
3:15 pm FROM THE EXPERT
IVUS In My Practice
Daniel G. Clair, MD

Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm COFFEE BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE POSTER WINNERS
Rabih A. Chaer, MD

STUDENT AND RESIDENT PRESENTATION AND AWARDS
Michael J. Costanza, MD

4:15 pm INTRODUCTION OF HONORARY LECTURER
Vivian Gahtan, MD
4:20 pm - 4:50 pm HONORARY LECTURE
Personal Comparative Effectiveness
Julie Ann Freischlag, MD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm BUSINESS MEETING (Members Only)
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PRESIDENTIAL COCKTAIL RECEPTION
 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2012

6:45 am - 8:30 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
7:00 am - 8:00 am
CONCURRENT SESSION I: BASIC SCIENCE
Moderators: Michael A. Golden, MD
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Omaida Velazquez, MD
University of Miami, Miami, FL

7:00 am B1. Association of Inflammatory and Metabolic Serum Biomarkers with Carotid Intima Media Thickness (cIMT) in a Community-Based Population: the Heart Strategies Concentrating on Risk Evaluation (Heart SCORE) Study
Rabih A. Chaer1, Kevin Kip2, Suresh Mulukutla1, Aiyer Aryan1, Steven Reis1
1UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, 2University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Discussant: Brajesh K. Lal, MD
University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
7:15 am B2. Thrombospondin-1-Induced Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Migration is Functionally Dependent on MicroRNA-21
Jeffrey J. Stein1,2, Kristopher G. Maier, PhD1, 2, Vivian Gahtan, MD1,2
1Department of Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, 2Department of Veteran Affairs Healthcare Network Upstate New York at Syracuse, Syracuse, NY
Discussant: Ulka Sachdev, MD
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
7:30 am B3. Egcg Is The Most Potent Phytochemical Inhibitor Of Experimental Intimal Hyperplasia In The Murine Carotid Artery.
Vicente Orozco, MD1, Rotem Naftalovich, BA2, Dennis London1, Daniel Naftalovich1, Eric Czernizer1, Thomas Hoffman1, Linsday Hessler, MD1, Feng Quin, MD1, Herbert Dardik, MD1
1Division of Vascular Surgery, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ, 2Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicne, UMDNJ, New Brunswick, NJ
Discussant: Paul J. DiMuzio, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
7:45 am B4. VEGF-A Inhibits Venous Marker Expression and Stimulates Arterial Marker Expression in Adult Venous Endothelial Cells
Chenzi Yang, MD1,2, Yuanyuan Guo, MD2, Caroline C. Jadlowiec, MD1, Clinton Protack, MD1, Michael J. Collins, MD1, Chang Shu, MD, PhD2, Alan Dardik, MD, PhD1
1Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
Discussant: Leila Mureebe, MD
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
7:30 am - 8:30 am CONCURRENT SESSION II: CASE PRESENTATIONS
Moderators: Jae-Sung Cho, MD
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Cameron M. Akbari, MD
Washington Hospital, Washington, DC

7:30 am C1. Periaortic Lymphoma Mimicking Rupture in a Patient with HIV and AAA
Mohammed M. Chaudry, MD, Justin Nelms, MD, Rajabrata Sarkar, MD, PhD
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
SPONSORED BY BRAJESH LAL
7:40 am C2. Delayed Snorkel Revascularization of Left Subclavian Artery after TEVAR for Trauma
Amy B. Reed, MD
Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
7:50 am C3. First Report of Successful Percutaneous Transgluteal Coil Embolization of Bilateral Internal Iliac Artery Aneurysms via Direct Superior Gluteal Artery Access
Nii-Kabu Kabutey, MD, Andrew Meltzer, MD, Peter Connolly, Darren Schneider
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
8:00 am C4. Endovascular Management of Iliofemoral Vein Thrombosis for Transplant Kidney Salvage: A Case Report
Jaime Benarroch-Gampel, MD, MS, Charlie C. Cheng, MD, Gokhan S. Kilic, MD, Philip G. Thomas, MD, Michael B. Silva, Jr., MD
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
8:10 am C5. A Unique Technique for Intentional Occlusion of an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Karan Garg, MD, Todd L. Berland, MD, Frank J. Veith, MD, Neal S. Cayne, MD
NYULMC, New York, NY
8:20 am C6. Endovascular Treatment Of Shunt Induced Carotid Pseudoaneurysm: Less Invasive But Still A Big Risk
Kuldeep Singh, MD, Danny Yakoub, MD, Jonathan Schor, MD, Jonathan Deitch, MD, Jonathan Scheiner, MD, Christos Dossa
Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
8:30 am - 9:45 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION VI: CAROTID DISEASE
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE “PASSPORT” DRAWING WINNER
Moderators: Enrico Ascher, MD
Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Caron B. Rockman, MD
New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

8:30 am 34. Concomitant Carotid Bifurcation and Great Vessel Disease
Thomas J. Takach, MD, J. Michael Duncan, MD, James J. Livesay, MD, David A. Ott, MD, Roberto D. Cervera, MD
Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX
SPONSORED BY RABIH CHAER
Discussant: Robert Y. Rhee, MD
Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
8:45 am 35. Postoperative Myocardial Infarction Rate is not Increased for Carotid Endarterectomy Under Local Anesthesia Compared to Carotid Stenting
Elias Kfoury, MD, David Leng, MD, Homayoun Hashemi MD, Dipankar Mukherjee, MD
Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Churrch, VA
8:55 am 36. The Asti Trial: 30-day Primary Endpoint Results With Carotid Artery Stenting Under Distal Protection In Surgical High-risk Patients
Koen Deloose1, Marc Bosiers1, Joren Callaert1, Koen Keirse2, Jürgen Verbist2, Patrick Peeters2
1Department of Vascular Surgery, A.Z. Sint-Blasius, Dendermonde, Belgium, 2Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium
SPONSORED BY RABIH CHAER
9:05 am 37. Left Main Coronary Artery Disease as a Predictor of Concomitant Carotid Artery Disease
Michael Shih, David Slovut, Yana Etkin, Evan Lipsitz
Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
9:15 am DEBATE - FROM THE EXPERT
Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis - Intervention vs. Medical Management

R. Clement Darling, III, MD

Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
vs
Frank J. Veith, MD
New York University, New York, NY
9:30 am Critique of Crest
Frank J. Vieth
New York University, New York, NY
9:45 am - 10:45 am ISSUES PANEL
Moderator: Neal S. Cayne, MD
9:45 am The Future of The Vascular Surgery Training Paradigm: Need For Expansion Of The Vascular Surgery Work Force
K. Craig Kent, MD

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI
10:05 am 0-5 From Early Inception - How Has The Curriculum Worked Out And What Should Be Changed? How Well Are The 0-5 Residents Prepared For Practice? Is It Better Than A 5+2 Or What Is Lacking? Can 0-5 And 5+2 Programs Successfully Co-Exist?
Peter L. Faries, MD

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
10:25 am How Well Is The 0-5 Residency Preparing Me For Clinical Practice? What Needs To Be Changed?
Rami Tadros, MD

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
10:45 am - 11:00 am COFFEE BREAK
11:00 am - 3:30 pm RPVI COURSE
Co-Directors: Rabih A. Chaer, MD
Steven A. Leers, MD, RVT

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Michael J. Singh, MD, FACS, RPVI
University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, NY

11:00 am WELCOME
Rabih A. Chaer, MD
Steven A. Leers, MD, RVT

11:05 am Reporting Standards and Format
John Blebea, MD, MBA

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Gates Mills, OH
11:25 am Vascular Physical Principles and Instrumentation
Frank Miele MSEE

Pegasus Lectures, Inc., Forney, TX
12:35 - 1:35 pm WORKING LUNCH
Faculty Case Presentations/Practice Examination Questions

1:35 - 3:30 pm INTERPRETATION CRITERIA / CASE PRESENTATIONS/PRACTICE QUESTIONS
1:35 pm Cerebrovascular Examinations
Ali F. AbuRahma, MD, RVT, RPVI

West Virginia University, Charleston, WV
2:05 pm PAD Examinations
Michael J. Singh, MD, FACS, RPVI

University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, NY
2:35 pm Venous Examinations
Heather L. Gornik, RVT, MD

Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
3:00 pm Aorta/Visceral Examinations
Steven A. Leers, MD, RVT

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
3:15 pm WRAP UP / PANEL DISCUSSION
3:30 pm ADJOURN
 
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