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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015

7:00 am - 10:00 am MOCK ORAL EXAMS
Examiners: Camden/Lombard Rooms, 15th Floor
Examinees: Pratt/Calvert Rooms, 15th Floor
8:00 am - 10:00 am EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
10:00 am - 12:00 pm UPDATE ON CURRENT TOPICS IN VASCULAR SURGERY PRACTICE
  SESSION I
Moderator:
Robert Y. Rhee
10:00 am SGR Repeal: We Won, We Won…..or Did We? Enter the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)
Clifford M. Sales
The Cardiovascular Care Group, Westfield, NJ
10:10 am What Are Merit Based Incentive Payment Systems (MIPS)
Peter L. Faries
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
10:20 am What are Alternative Payment Models
Jeffrey E. Indes
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
10:30 am Can Vascular Awareness Programs be Successful
Manish Mehta
Vascular Health Partners, Queensbury, NY
10:40 am PANEL DISCUSSION
  SESSION II
Moderator:
John Blebea
11:00 am Medicolegal Issues in Vascular Surgery
Larry A. Scher
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
11:10 am Overview of the Sunshine Act
Mahmoud Malas
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
11:20 am FDA Update on Physician-modified Devices and IDEs
Dorothy B. Abel
Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland
11:30 am Impact of Accountable Care Organizations on Specialty Practices
R. Clement Darling, III
The Vascular Group, PLLC, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
11:40 am PANEL DISCUSSION
10:00 am - 12:00 pm YOUNG SURGEONS PROGRAM
Moderators: Cassius Iyad N. Ochoa Chaar
Amy B. Reed
10:00 am Introduction
10:05 am Written Vascular Boards – What is changing?
Rami Tadros
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
10:15 am Oral Vascular Boards: How To Prepare And What To Expect?
Ying Wei Lum
Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
10:25 am Business of Medicine – Structure of reimbursement
Mark A. Adelman
New York University Vascular Associates, New York, NY
10:40 am Negotiating your first contract: tips and pitfalls
R. Clement Darling, III
The Vascular Group, PLLC, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
10:55 am PANEL DISCUSSION
11:00 am Why I am in Academic Practice
Kwame S. Amankwah
University Hospital, Syracuse, NY
11:10 am Why I am in Private practice
Paul Anain
Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo NY
11:20 am Why I do Basic science research
Ulka Sachdev
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
11:30 am Building a Successful Clinical Practice
Faisal Aziz
Penn State University, Hershey, PA
11:40 am Building a successful research program
Philip P. Goodney
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
11:50 am PANEL DISCUSSION
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm LUNCH SYMPOSIA
1:20 pm PRESIDENTIAL WELCOME
1:30 pm - 2:55 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION I: OTHER
Moderators: Evan C. Lipsitz
Larry A. Scher
1:30 pm 1. A Statewide Analysis of the Incidence and Outcomes of Mesenteric Ischemia in Maryland, 2009 – 2013
Donald Harris, Robert S. Crawford, Elena Klyushnenkova, Ronald Tesoriero, Rajabrata Sarkar, Joseph Rabin, Hegang Chen, Jose Diaz
University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
Discussant: Lee Kirksey
1:45 pm 2. Long-term Outcomes After Distal Revascularization And Interval Ligation
Andrew Leake, Steven Leers, Theodore Yuo, Ellen Dillavou
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
1:55 pm 3. Vascular Complications Associated With Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Aaron M. Wagner, John Phair, Larry Scher, Saadat Shariff, William Jakobleff, Evan Lipsitz
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Discussant: Amy A. Reed
2:10 pm 4. Eph-B4 Mediates Vein Graft Adaptation By Regulation of eNOS
Mo Wang, Michael Collins, Hualong Bai, Kirstyn Brownson, Trenton Foster, Takuya Hashimoto, Sherif Shalaby, Alan Dardik
Yale University, New Haven, CT
2:20 pm 5. Factors that Impact Cost and Clinical Outcomes with Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR)
Maciej L. Dryjski1, Monica O'Brien-Irr1, Hasan H. Dosluoglu2, Gregory Cherr1, Mariel Rivero2, Sonya Noor1, G. Richard Curl1, Linda Harris1
1Kaleida Health, Buffalo, NY, 2VA of Western New York, Buffalo, NY
Discussant: Robert M. Zwolak
2:35 pm 6. Geographical Variations in Industry Payments to Vascular Surgeons
John Blebea, Ritoban Sen, Harry Ma, Rafael Malgor, Kevin Taubman
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK
Discussant: Glenn R. Jacobwitz
2:50 pm 7. Risk Stratification for the Development of Respiratory Adverse Events Following Vascular Surgery
Elizabeth A. Genovese, Larry Fish, PhD, Georges E. Al-Khoury, Michel S. Makaroun, Donald T. Baril
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm COFFEE BREAK – VISIT EXHIBITS
3:30 pm - 4:50 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION II: PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL OPEN & ENDOVASCULAR PROCEDURES
Moderators: Michael J. Costanza
Michael J. Singh
3:30 pm 8. Ultrasonic Technology Decreases Wound Complications in Groin Dissection for Vascular Procedures
Apostolos K. Tassiopoulos1, Konstantinos Leou2, Edward Chekan1, Michael Schwiers3, Carolyn Austin3, Jonathan Batiller3
1Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, 2Bronx VA Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY, 3Ethicon Endosurgery, Stony Brook, NY
3:40 pm 9. Revised Cardiac Risk Index: An Effective Prognostic Tool for Vascular Postoperative Outcomes
Carleen Cho, Francis J. Caputo, John Gaughan, MS PhD MBA, James Alexander, Jose Trani, Jeffrey Carpenter, Joseph Lombardi
Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
3:50 pm 10. Long Term Outcomes after Open LowerExtremity Revascularization in Young and Middle Aged Patients
Isibor J. Arhuidese MPH, Tammam Obeid, Caitlin Hicks, Anas Alzahrani, Umair Qazi MPH, Margaret Arnold, Thomas Reifsnyder, Mahmoud Malas MHS
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
4:00 pm 11. Is Tibial/Peroneal Arterial Revascularization with Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) an Effective Surgical Strategy for Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)? A 30 Year Experience
Nicholas J. Gargiulo, III1, Gregg Landis2, Evan Lipsitz,.3, Neil Cayne4, Frank Veith35
1Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, NY, 2 North Shore/LIJ Health System, Manhassett, NY, 3 Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, 3New York University Medical Center, New York, NY,5Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
4:10 pm 12. Hybrid Procedures for Critical Limb Ischemia have LowerPatency than Patients Undergoing Standard Femoral-Tibial Bypass with All Autologous Conduit
Graeme McFarland, Benjamin J. Pearce, Mark A. Patterson, Zdenek Novak, Marc A. Passman, Thomas C. Matthews, William D. Jordan
University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Discussant: Hasan H. Dosluoglu
4:25 pm 13. Outcomes Of Native Superficial Femoral Artery Chronic Total Occlusion Recanalization After Failed Femoro-Popliteal Bypass - Should We Shift The Redo Paradigm?
Mark G. Davies1, Hosam ElSayed2
1University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Discussant: Benjamin B. Chang
4:40 pm 14. Acute Limb Ischemia After Cardiothoracic Surgery is Associated with High Rates of Amputation and Mortality
Angelina June, Adriana Laser, Angela Crawford, Donald Harris, Rajabrata Sarkar, Bradley Taylor, James Gammie, Robert Crawford.
University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
4:50 pm - 6:25 pm RAPID FIRE PRESENTATIONS
Moderators: John Blebea
Saum A. Rahimi
4:50 pm RF1. Common Carotid Web: A Rare Cause of Stroke
John Phair1, Eric Trestman1, Chetra Yean2, Evan C. Lipsitz1
1Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 2Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
4:55 pm RF2. Isolated Spontaneous Visceral Artery Dissections -- A Case Series
Lorena Gonzalez, Vivian Gahtan, Robert A. Schwartz
Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
5:00 pm RF3. Ultrasound Guidance Does Not Prevent Intra-Carotid Placement of Central Lines
Jacob E. Landry, John Blebea, Ritoban Sen
Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center- Tulsa, Tulsa, OK
5:05 pm RF4. Use of HeliFx EndoAnchor During EVAR Reduces Endoleaks and the Need for Secondary Interventions: A Prospective Single Center Analysis
Nicholas Zacharias2, Manish Mehta1, Philip Paty1 , Kenneth Ouriel3
1Vascular Health Partners, CCP, Glens Falls, NY, 2Albany Medical College, Albany NY, 3Syntactx, New York, NY
5:10 pm RF5. Treatment of Focal Aortic Disease by Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair is Associated with High Success and Low Morbidity and Mortality
Angela Crawford, Solomon Hayon, Michael Huffner, Angelina June, Behzad Farivar, Donald Harris, Bradley Taylor, Rajabrata Sarkar, Teng Lee, Robert Crawford
University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
5:15 pm RF6. Sheared Intercostal Arteries in Intramural Hematoma as a Correlate of Acute Aortic Syndrome
John Phair, Eric Trestman, Ratna Medicherla, Evan Lipsitz
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
5:20 pm RF7. Successful Thoracic Stent-Graft Repair of Acute Type B Aortic Dissection in a Pregnant Female with Fetal Rescue
Bryan A. Ehlert1, Kristine C. Orion1, Margaret Arnold2, James H. Black, III1, Ying Wei Lum1
1Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
5:25 pm RF8. Zone-2 TEVAR with Carotid Subclavian Bypass; Do We Need alternative Solutions
Nicholas Zacharias2, Manish Mehta1, Kamran Jafree2, Philip S.K.Paty1, Humayun Bhagtwar2, Paul Feustel2, Krishna Martinez-Singh2
1Vascular Health Partners, CCP, Glens Falls, NY, 2Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
5:30 pm RF9. Symptomatic Delayed Aortic Dissection After Superior Mesenteric Artery Stenting for Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia
Cindy Huynh, MD, Robert Schwartz
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
5:35 pm RF10. Endovascular Treatment Of Innominate And Common Carotid Dissection In Marfan's Syndrome - A Case And Review Of Literature
Venkat Kalapatapu1, Julia Glaser2, Muhammad Zubair2, Wilson Szeto1, Grigory Levin1
1Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
5:40 pm RF11. Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome Presenting as Acute Limb Ischemia in Pregnancy
Boyoung Song, Melissa Obmann, Shivprasad Nikam, David Mariner, Shengfu Wang, Maurine D. Leonard
Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA
5:45 pm RF12. An Unusual Presentation of Bilateral Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome
John Phair1, Charles DeCarlo2, Karan Garg1, Evan Lipsitz1
1Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 2Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
5:50 pm RF13. The Effect Of Stress On Task Acquisition In A Simulated Open Aortic Aneurysm Model
Misaki Kiguchi1, Jonathan Bath2, Daniel G. Winger3, Michel S. Makaroun1, Rabih Chaer1
1University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 3University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
5:55 pm RF14. Carotid Reconstruction with Bovine Carotid Heterograft After En Bloc Resection of Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Direct Internal Carotid Invasion
Eric B. Trestman, Pablo De Los Santos, Evan Garfein, Thomas Ow, Evan C. Lipsitz, Saadat Shariff
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
6:00 pm RF15. Outcomes for Carotid Blowout Interventions in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer
Nathan L. Liang1, Brian D. Guedes2, Umamaheswar Duvvuri1, Michael J. Singh1, Rabih A. Chaer1, Michel S. Makaroun1, Ulka Sachdev1
1University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
RF16. Racial Disparity In Limb Salvage Following Revascularization in Patients on Hemodialysis
Mahmoud B. Malas, Isibor J. Arhuidese, Tammam Obeid, Caitlin W. Hicks, Umair Qazi, Dorry Segev
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
RF17. Carotid-Carotid-Subclavian Artery Bypass For Ruptured Mycotic Pseudoaneurysm of Innominate Artery
Ratna C. Medicherla, Jennifer Stableford, Saadat Shariff, Pablo de los Santos, Richard Smith, William Jakobleff, Jr, Joseph Derose, Evan Lipsitz, Jeffrey Kirk
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
RF18. Mycotic Aneurysm of Inferior Mesenteric Artery with Infrarenal Aortitis and Periaortic Abscess
Deepika Koganti, Sean Ryan, Dawn Salvatore
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm WELCOME RECEPTION
 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

6:30 am - 7:45 am BREAKFAST SYMPOSIA
7:00 am - 8:00 am EXECUTIVE COUNCIL BREAKFAST WITH SURGEONS IN TRAINING AND NEW MEMBERS
7:30 am-8:30 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:00 am - 9:00 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION III: CAROTID ARTERY INTERVENTIONS
Moderators: Kathleen J. Ozsvath
Caron R. Rockman
8:00 am 15. A Novel Transcarotid Artery Revascularization Procedure with Flow Reversal - Thirty Day Pivotal Results of the ROADSTER IDE Trial
Manish Mehta1, Philip S.K.Paty1, Christopher Kwolek2, Richard Cambria2, Megan Keenan3, Paul Feustel4
1Vascular Health Partners, CCP, Glens Falls, NY, 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA, 3The Institute for Vascular Health & Disease, Albany NY, 4Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
Discussant: Peter L. Faries
8:15 am 16. Long Term Outcomes after Carotid Artery Stenting in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease
Isibor Arhuidese, Tammam Obeid, Caitlin Hicks, Umair Qazi, Dorry Segev, Mahmoud B. Malas
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Discussant: Vivian Gahtan
8:30 am 17. Impact of Provider Characteristics on Outcomes of Carotid Endarterectomy for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis in New York State
Andrew J. Meltzer, Abby Isaacs, Peter H. Connolly, Darren B. Schneider, Art Sedrakyan
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Discussant: Gregg S. Landis
8:45 am An Update on Crest2
Brajesh K. Lal
University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
8:50 am An Update on BEST
Alik Farber
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
9:00 am - 9:30 am COFFEE BREAK – VISIT EXHIBITS
9:30 am - 10:55 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV: VENOUS DISEASE
Moderators: Rabih A. Chaer
Jennifer A. Heller
9:30 am 18. Value Of Delayed Duplex Ultrasound Following Endothermal Ablation of The Great Saphenous Vein
Stephanie Kekulawela, Evan Ryer, Robert Garvin, Matthew Cindric, James Elmore, David Franklin
Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
Discussant: Alan M. Dietzek
9:45 am 19. Clinical Correlation Of Success And Complications Of Lower Extremity Thermal Ablation
Jesse Victory1, Dmitriy Rybitskiy1, Anjeza Zholanji2, Enrico Ascher1, Anil Hingorani1
1Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY
9:55 am 20. Office- Based Ivc Filter Placement: The Next Frontier
Ahmad A. Alsheekh, Anil Hingorani, Enrico Ascher, Natalie Marks
Total Vascular Care, Brooklyn, NY
10:05 am 21. Validation of Venous Duplex Ultrasound in determing Iliac Vein Stenosis and Predictors of Recurrence after Standard Treatment of Active Chronic Venous Ulcers
Albeir Mousa1, Mike Broce2, Michael Yacoub1, Jenna Kazil1, Shadi AbuHaliamh1, Aravindra Nanjundappa1, Patrick Stone1, Mark Bates1, Ali AbuRahma1
1West Virginia University, Charleston, WV, 2CAMC Research Institute, Charleston, WV
10:15 am 22. National Incidence and Ten YearTrends in Deep Vein Thrombosis Following Total Knee and Total Hip Replacement
Anahita Dua1, Sapan S. Desai2, Jennifer A. Heller3
1Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2Southern Illinois Univeristy, Springfield, IL, 3Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
10:25 am 23. Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement and Retrieval: A Survey of Vascular Specialists Practices
Anand Brahmandam1, Laura Skrip2, Bauer Sumpio1, Jeffrey Indes1, Alan Dardik1, Timur Sarac1, John Rectenwald3, Cassius Iyad Ochoa Chaar1
1Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, 3University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI
10:35 am 24. Is Pulmonary Embolism Predictable in Patients with Deep Vein Thrombosis?
Nancy Huynh, Wassim Fares, Kirstyn Brownson, Anand Brahmandam, Alfred I. Lee, Alan Dardik, Timur Sarac, Cassius Iyad Ochoa Chaar
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
10:45 am 25. Effect of Iliac Vein Stenting of NIVLs on Venous Reflux Times
Justin, Eisenberg, Yuriy Ostrozhynskyy, Anil Hingorani, Enrico Ascher, Eleanor Iadgarova, Arkady Ganelin, Natalie Marks
Total Vascular Care, Brooklyn, NY
10:55 am - 11:00 am INTRODUCTION OF THE PRESIDENT
11:00 am - 11:30 am PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Evan C. Lipsitz

Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Who Will Care for Us?
Evan C. Lipsitz
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
11:30 pm - 12:40 pm LUNCH SYMPOSIA
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION V: DIALYSIS ACCESS & OTHER
Moderators: Daniel G. Clair
Rajeev Dayal
12:45 pm 26. Endoscopic Vein Harvest (EVH) Does Not Negatively Impact Patency of Great Saphenous Vein (GSV) Lower Extremity Bypass
Sikandar Khan1, Mariel Rivero, MD , Brian McCraith, Linda Harris, MD , Maciej Dryjski, MD , Hasan H. Dosluoglu .
SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY1, VA Western NY Healthcare System, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, VA Western NY Healthcare System, Buffalo, NY
Discussant: Anton N. Sidawy
1:00 pm 27. Equivalent Outcomes With Standard And Heparin-Bonded Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Grafts Used As Conduits For Hemodialysis Access
Mark G. Davies1, Hosam F. ElSayed2
1University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Ohio State University, OH
Discussant: Larry A. Scher
1:15 pm 28. Novel Strong Association Between Bone Mineral Density Scores And The Prevalence Of Peripheral Arterial Disease In Both Sexes
Caron B. Rockman1, Thomas Maldonado1, Jade Hiramoto2, Stephen Honig1, Michael Conte2, Jeffrey Berger1
1New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2University of California, San Francisco, New York, NY
1:25 pm 29. Return to Operating Room after Lower Extremity Arterial Bypass is an Independent Predictor for Hospital Readmission
Faisal Aziz, Amy B. Reed
Penn State University, Hershey, PA
1:35 pm 30. Gender Predicts Rupture of Pancreaticoduodenal Artery Aneurysms
Kristine C. Orion, Alireza Najafian, Bryan A. Ehlert, Mahmoud B. Malas, MHS, James H. Black, III, Christopher J. Abularrage
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
1:45 pm 31. Contemporary Outcomes of Civilian Lower Extremity Arterial Trauma
Nathan L. Liang, Louis H. Alarcon, Geetha Jeyabalan, Efthymios D. Avgerinos, Michel S. Makaroun, Rabih A. Chaer
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Discussant: Michael A. Curi
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm COFFEE BREAK – VISIT EXHIBITS
2:30 pm INTRODUCTION OF HONORARY GUEST LECTURE
2:35 pm - 3:05 pm HONORARY GUEST LECTURE
Advanced Imaging & Navigation in Complex Pathologies

Alan B. Lumsden
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX
3:05 pm - 4:15 pm ISSUES PANEL
Moderator: Keith Calligaro
I. Repeal of SGR: Implications for Vascular Surgeons

Robert Zwolak

Professor of Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
II. Ins and Outs of EVAR Medicare Facility Payment:
Is Outpatient EVAR in the future?

Don Goffena

Director of Reimbursement, W. L. Gore & Associates
III. Outpatient Endovascular Center: Safety, Efficacy and Results

Enrico Ascher

Professor of Surgery, Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, NYU-Lutheran Medical Center
IV. Developing Joint Medical Ventures with Industry

Paul Toomey

Vice President of Business Development, Fresenius Vascular Care
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm BUSINESS MEETING (Members Only)
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm COCKTAIL RECEPTION AND POSTER SESSION
P1. Factors Contributing to Operating Room Cancellation Rates for Patients Undergoing Arteriovenous Access Procedures
Chun K. Yang, John Danks, Selena Goss, Sean Alcantara, Michael Dudkiewicz, Alan Benvenisty, John Lantis, II
Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital and Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
P2. Arteriovenous Fistulas as Endovascular Access Sites in the Pediatric Population: a Multi-Species Animal Model
Chun K. Yang, John Danks, Sean Alcantara, Selena Goss, John Lantis, II,
Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital and Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
P3. Ruptured EVAR vs. OSR - What is the Cost Per Day of Patient Survival 100
Chetna Prasad4, Manish Mehta1, Philip S.K.Paty1, James Puleo4, Kamran Jafree2, Krishna Martinez-Singh2, Benjamin Chang3, Paul Feustel2
1Vascular Health Partners, CCP, Glens Falls, NY, 2Albany Medical College, Albany NY, 3Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany NY, 4Center for Vascular Awareness, Albany, NY
P4. Open Repair Of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm In Nonagenarians Is Associated With Substantially High Mortality
Michael Sybert, Amy B. Reed MD, FACS, Faisal Aziz MD, FACS
Penn State University, Hershey, PA
P5. The Implications of Using Fixed vs. Portable Fluoroscopic Imaging for Elective EVAR
Yi Zhou2, Manish Mehta1, Philip S.K.Paty1, Medhi Teymouri4, Krishna Martinez-Singh2, Humayun Bhaghtwar2, Kamran Jafree2, Paul Feustel2
1Vascular Health Partners, CCP, Glens Falls, NY, 2Albany Medical College, Albany NY, 3Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany NY, 4Center for Vascular Awareness, Albany, NY
P6. Open Revascularization for Critical Limb Ischemia Remains a Viable Option in Nonagenarians
Eric B. Trestman1, John Phair1, Mayand Vakil2, Larry A. Scher1, David P. Slovut1, Evan C. Lipsitz1
1Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 2Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
P7. Durability of Compression Provided by Commercial Stockings After Usage
Harry Ma, John Blebea, Rafael D. Malgor
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK
P8. Early Results Of Using Spiral Flow Av Graft: Is It A Breakthrough Solution To A Difficult Problem?
Hosam F. El Sayed1, Mark Davies2
1The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2The Houston Methodist, Houston, TX
P9. Middle Aortic Syndrome Treated by Axillary Bifemoral Bypass
George L. Hines, Pamela Kim
Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY
P10. Targets To Prevent Prolonged Length Of Stay After EVAR
James H. Mehaffey, Damien J. LaPar, Margret C. Tracci, Kenneth J. Cherry, John A. Kern, Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr.
UVA, Charlottesville, VA
P11. A Novel Endovascular Approach For The Treatment Of Innominate Artery Pathology
Pablo de los Santos, Saadat Shariff, Karan Garg, Evan C. Lipsitz
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
P12. Steady Laminar Flow Degrades ERK5 and YAP via a Ubiquitin Proteasome System (UPS)-Independent Pathway
Jiro Kurita, Gautham Chitragari, Bauer E. Sumpio
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P13. Thrombospondin-1 and -2 are Structurally Similar but have Different Transcriptional Effects in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells
Alex Helkin, Kristopher G. Maier, Vivian Gahtan
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
P14. Paradoxical Association Between Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis and Functional Mobility in Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease
Rishi Kundi, Odessa Addison, Richa Patel, Andrew Goldberg, Alice Ryan, Steven Prior, Brajesh Lal
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
P15. Risk Factors for Unplanned Amputations within 30-days of Infrainguinal Revascularization
Chun K. Yang, Selena Goss, Sean Alcantara, John Danks, Nicole Ilonzo, Michael Dudkiewicz, John Lantis, II
Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital and Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
P16. True Radial Artery Aneurysm: Diagnosis and Treatment
Jonathan Halbach, D.O., Deborah Brown, M.D., Meghann Nelles, M.D., Joseph D. Ayers.
Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA
P17. Role for Epidermal Growth Factor and erbB1 During Remodeling of the Injured Murine Femoral Artery
Mark G. Davies, Yuyang Fu
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
P18. Management Of Femoral Artery Pseudoaneurysms In Patients Requiring Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Should The Same Treatment Paradigm Be Used As Those Not Undergoing Cabg?
Patrick A. Stone1, Stephanie N. Thompson2, Brent Hanson2, David Masinter2.
1WVU Charleston Division/ Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV, 2Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV
P19. Cardiac Valve Replacement for Infective Endocarditis in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease on Hemodialysis - A Case Series and Review of Literature
Ratna C. Medicherla, Larry Scher, John Phair, Stephen Lorenzen, William Jakobleff, Jr., Evan Lipsitz
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
P20. Dislodgement of Blade from Cutting Balloon after Angioplasty of an AVF
C. Miles Maliska III, MD, John Blebea, MD, MBA, FACS, Kevin E. Taubman, MD, FACS.
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine-Tulsa, Tulsa, OK
P21. Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm In A Young Adult With Highly Aberrant Anatomy
Michael Siah, Sina Iranmanesh, Edward Woo, Christian Shults, Steven Abramowitz
Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2015

7:00 am - 8:00 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
7:30 am - 8:10 am POSTER SESSION WINNERS
7:30 am #1
7:40 am #2
7:50 am #3
8:00 am #4
8:10 am - 8:30 am STUDENT AND RESIDENT PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
8:30 am - 9:30 am COMMUNITY VASCULAR SURGEONS
9:30 am - 10:30 am DIVERSITY PANEL
9:30 am Diversity 1.0 to 3.0
Rhonda Acholonu

NYU Pediatric Inpatient Associates, New York, NY
10:00 am PANEL DISCUSSION
10:30 am - 10:45 am COFFEE BREAK
10:45 am - 12:15 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION VI: OPEN & ENDOVASCULAR AORTIC REPAIR
Moderators: Anil P. Hingorani
Dhiraj M. Shah
10:45 am 32. Predictors of Early Aortic Neck Dilatation after EVAR
Apostolos K. Tassiopoulos1, William D. Jordan2, Bart E. Muhs3, Kenneth Ouriel4, Jean Paul De Vries5
1Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, 2University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, 3The Vascular Experts, Middletown, CT, 4Syntax, New York, NY, 5St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands
Discussant: Mahmoud Malas
11:00 am 33. Endovascular Chimney EVAR versus Open Surgical Repair for Juxtarenal and Type IV Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Manish Mehta1, Philip S.K. Paty1, Saroj Pani3, Sridhar R. Musuku3, Kamran Jafree3, Benjamin B. Chang2, R. Clement Darling III2, Paul Feustel3
1Vascular Health Partners, CCP, Glens Falls, NY, 2The Vascular Group PLLC, Albany, NY, 3Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
11:10 am 34. No Major Difference in Long-Term Outcomes for EVAR Placed Outside of Instructions-for-Use (IFU)
William Beckerman, Rami Tadros, Peter Faries, Marielle Torres, Sean Wengerter, Ageliki Vouyouka, Windsor Ting, Victoria Teodorescu, Robert Lookstein, Michael Marin
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
Discussant: James F. McKinsey
11:25 am 35. Compliance of Post-EVAR Imaging Surveillance
Ali F. AbuRahma, Michael Yacoub, Stephen M. Hass, Shadi Abu-Halimah, Joseph AbuRahma, Albeir Y. Mousa, L Scott Dean, PhD, MBA, Ravi Viradia, Mohit Srivastava, Patrick A. Stone
West Virginia University, Charleston Division, Charleston, WV
11:35 am 36. False Lumen Embolization During TEVAR for Complicated Aortic Dissections is Associated with a Lower 30-day Mortality and Improved Long-term Survival
Manish Mehta1, Philip S. K. Paty1, Humayun Bhaghtwar2, Kamran Jafree2, Jason Comeau2, Gary Sisken3,Benjamin Chang2, Paul Feustel4
1Vascular Health Partners, CCP, Glens Falls, NY, 2The Vacular Group, The Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany, NY, 3Community Care Physicians, Albany, NY, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, 4Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
11:45 am 37. Safety And Effectiveness Of A “Percutaneous First” Approach To Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Chris Agrusa, Andrew Meltzer, Darren Schneider, Peter Connolly
New York Presbyterian, New York, NY
11:55 am 38. Patient Factors and Hospital Open Experience Predominate Outcomes after AAA Repair
Caitlin W. Hicks, Joseph K. Canner, Isibor Arhuidese, Umair Qazi, Tammam Obeid, James H. Black, III, Mahmoud B. Malas
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
12:05 am 39. Endovascular Repair Of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Is Associate With Low Incidence Of Post-operative Renal Failure
Faisal Aziz, MD, FACS, Andrew Azab, Amy B. Reed, MD, FACS
Penn State University, Hershey, PA
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