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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2012
7:00 a.m. MOCK ORAL EXAMS
Sonoran A & B
1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. POSTGRADUATE COURSE:
Lower Extremity: “Curveballs and Controversies”

Vaquero EFG
1:30 - 1:35 pm PRESIDENTIAL WELCOME
John F. Eidt
1:35 - 3:00 pm POSTGRADUATE COURSE SESSION I: CURVEBALLS
1:35 pm Sorting Through the Current Wound Care Products (when to use what)
  • NS
  • Gels
  • Silver
  • Collagen
  • Enzymes
  • Regranex
  • Other (Wound Vacs, Art Assist)
Marc A. Passman
UAB Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
1:47 pm Hyperbaric Oxygen
  • When is there a benefit?
  • Treatment protocols
  • Tips on setting up a practice
  • Reimbursement
William A. Marston
UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC
1:59 pm Recognizing and Dealing with Atypical Lower Extremity Ulcerations
  • Diabetic Dermopathy
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  • Hypothyroidism
  • etc.
Mitchell H. Goldman
University of TN Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN
2:11 pm A Practical Guide to Lipid Management
  • Interpreting the lipid profile
  • Pharmaceutical options
Bauer E. Sumpio
Yale Vascular Group, New Haven, CT
2:23 pm Anti-Coagulation for Lower Extremity Interventions
  • ASA
  • Clopidogrel
  • Warfarin
  • Dabigatran and other new agents?
Russell H. Samson
Vascular Specialists, Sarasota, FL
2:35 pm A Practical Guide to Smoking Cessation
  • Options
  • Success rates
  • Costs
  • Side effects to monitor
Mark G. Davies
The Methodist Hospital, Houston,TX
2:47 pm Peripheral Arteriovenous Malformations
Glenn R. Jacobowitz

NY University Medical Center, New York, NY
3:00 pm COFFEE BREAK
Vaquero Foyer
3:30 - 5:30 pm POSTGRADUATE COURSE SESSION II: CONTROVERSIES

SHORT SEGMENT SFA OCCLUSION
3:30 pm Plain Balloon Angioplasty
Eugene M. Langan, III

Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC
3:33 pm Stent (of some type)
Samuel R. Money

Mayo Clinic, Savannah, GA
3:36 pm Atherectomy
Murray L. Shames

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
LONG SEGMENT MID SFA OCCLUSION
3:43 pm Plain Balloon Angioplasty
Karthikeshwar Kasirajan

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
3:46 pm Bare Stent
Mohammed M. Moursi

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
3:49 pm Covered Stent
Carlos H. Timaran

University of Texas SW Medical Center, Dallas, TX
3:52 pm Atherectomy
L. Richard Sprouse, II

University of Tennessee, Erlanger Hospital, Chattanooga, TN
3:55 pm Bypass (vein vs prosthetic)
John William Hallett

Roper St. Francis Heart and Vascular Center, Charleston, SC
FLUSH OCCLUSION OF THE SFA
4:02 pm Endovascular (of some type)
Alan B. Lumsden

Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
4:05 pm Bypass (of some type)
Kenneth J. Cherry, Jr.

University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, VA
4:08 pm Hybrid - Semi Closed Endarterectomy (+/- stent)
Eleftherios S. Xenos

University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, NY
TIBIAL LESION
4:15 pm Plain Balloon Angioplasty
Peter Richard Nelson

University of FL College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
4:18 pm Cutting/Sculpting Balloon
Ravi Veeraswamy

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
4:21 pm Stent (Bare or Drug Eluting)
Raghu Vallabhaneni

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
4:24 pm Atherectomy
Patrick A. Stone

West Virginia University, Charleston, WV
4:27 pm Bypass
Christopher J. Kwolek

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
FAILED SFA STENT
4:34 pm Endovascular Treatment
George H. Meier, III

University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
4:37 pm Open Treatment
Charles B. Ross

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
FLUSH INFRARENAL AORTIC OCCLUSION
4:44 pm Endovascular Treatment
Michael B. Silva, Jr.

University of TX Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
4:47 pm Open Treatment
Charles A. West, Jr.

Henry Ford Health Systems, Detroit, MI
STENOSIS AT ANASTOMOSIS OF BYPASS
4:54 pm Endovascular Treatment
Matthew A. Corriere

Emory University School of Medicine, Decatur, GA
4:57 pm Open Treatment
Mark M. Levy

VCU Health System, Richmond, VA
CHRONIC OSTEOMYELITIS OF METATARSAL WITH NORMAL ARTERIAL SUPPLY
5:04 pm Primary Amputation
Robert J. Feezor

University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
5:07 pm Attempt at Antibiotics
Peter H. Lin

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
POPLITEAL ANEURYSM
5:14 pm Endovascular Treatment
Martin R. Back

University Medical Service Association, Inc., Tampa, FL
5:17 pm Open Treatment
Joseph L. Mills

University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AR
5:24 pm CLOSING REMARKS
5:30 pm ADJOURN
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. WELCOME RECPETION
Terrace Court
 
THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012
6:30 a.m. 5K RUN
Starting Point: Spa Avania
6:30 - 7:30 a.m. NEW MEMBERS' BREAKFAST
Arroyo CDE
7:30 - 8:00 a.m. PRESIDENTIAL WELCOME
Vaquero EFG

John F. Eidt

Introduction of New Members
Presentation of the S. Timothy String Presidential Award
8:00 - 9:40 a.m. SCIENTIFIC SESSION I
Vaquero EFG
Presiding: William D. Jordan, Jr.
Eric D. Endean
8:00 a.m. 1. Midterm Results of Percutaneous Treatment for Acute and Chronic Deep Venous Thrombosis
Gregory A. Stanley, Erin H. Murphy, Mitchell M. Plummer, Jayer Chung, J. Gregory Modrall, Frank R. Arko, III
UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX
8:20 a.m. 2. Endovascular Management of Acute Symptomatic Inferior Vena Cava Thombosis: Efficacy and Outcomes
Charles C. Sticco, Jonathan A. Schor, Kuldeep Singh, Quinghua Pu, Jonathan S. Deitch
Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
8:40 a.m. 3. Catheter Directed Thrombolytic Therapy for Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolus: A Community Hospital Experience
Jeffrey Y. Wang, Shan-ali Haider, Richard Silva, Michael Sulkin, Robert Fox
Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, MD
9:00 a.m. 4. Treatment of Congenital Vascular Malformations Using a Multidisciplinary Approach: Results of a Prospective Study
Michael E. Lidsky, Jovan N. Markovic, Cynthia K. Shortell
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
9:20 a.m. 5. Contemporary Outcomes of Vertebral Artery Injury: A Ten Year Single Center Experience
Daniel M. Alterman, Todd A. Nickloes, Stanley J. Kurek, Oscar H. Grandas, Scott L. Stevens, Mitchell H. Goldman, Michael B. Freeman
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN
9:40 a.m. FOUNDERS’ AWARD PAPER

Carotid Endarterectomy is More Cost-effective Than Carotid Artery Stenting

W. C. Sternbergh, III, Gregory D. Crenshaw, Taylor A. Smith, Hernan A. Bazan
Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA
10:00 a.m. INTRODUCTION AND PRESENTATION OF AWARD
Presented by: William D. Jordan, Jr.
10:05 - 10:35 a.m. COFFEE BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
Vaquero ABC
10:35 - 12:15 p.m. Scientific Session II
Vaquero EFG
Presiding: William D. Jordan, Jr.
Eric D. Endean
10:35 a.m. 6. Cerebral Embolization in Asymptomatic vs. Symptomatic Patients After Carotid Stenting
Hans Tulip, David E. Timaran, Eric B. Rosero, Adriana J. Higuera, R. James Valentine, Carlos H. Timaran
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
10:55 a.m. 7. Contralateral Occlusion Is not a Clinically Important Reason for Choosing Carotid Artery Stenting for Patients with Significant Carotid Artery Stenosis
Luke P. Brewster, Karthik P. Kasirajan, Robert Beaulieu, James P. Reeves, Matthew A. Corriere, Ravi Rajani, Ravi K. Veeraswamy, Atef K. Salam, Thomas F. Dodson, Joseph J. Ricotta
Emory University Hospital, Decatur, GA
11:15 a.m. 8. Early versus Delayed Carotid Endarterectomy for Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis: A Single-Institution Experience
Suman Annambhotla, Michael S. Park, Mark L. Keldahl, Mark D. Morasch, Heron E. Rodriguez, William H. Pearce, Melina R. Kibbe, Mark K. Eskandari
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
11:35 a.m. 9. Robotic Thoracoscopic First Rib Resection and Scalenectomy For Treatment of Pagett-Schroetter Syndrome
Richard F. Neville1, Farid Gharagozloo2, Mark Meyer3, Barbara Tempesta2, Srini Tummala4
1George Washington University, Washington, DC, 2Washington Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Washington, DC, 3Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Washington, DC, 4Reston Radiology Consultants, Reston Hospital, Reston, VA
11:55 a.m. 10. Management of Unresolved, Recurrent, and/or Contralateral Neurogenic Symptoms in Patients Following First Rib Resection and Scalenectomy
Danielle H. Rochlin, Kendall Likes, Marta M. Gilson, Julie A. Freischlag
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
12:15 p.m. ADJOURN
1:00 p.m. HIKE: DEPART FOR CAMELBACK MOUNTAIN
Front Entrance of Hotel
1:00 p.m. SPORTING CLAYS: DEPART FOR RIO SALADO SPORTSMAN'S CLUB
Front Entrance of Hotel
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. GENERAL RECEPTION
Exhibit Hall, Vaquero ABC
 
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. ENDOVASCULAR CASE CONFERENCE
Vaquero EFG

Moderator: Marc E. Mitchell
Panel: Charles B. Ross
Alan B. Lumsden
Michael B. Silva, Jr.
7:00 a.m. E1. A New Tool for Extreme IVC Filter Removal
Christopher J. Kwolek, Junaid Malek, Mark Conrad
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
7:15 a.m. E2. Managing Severe Upper Extremity Ischemia from Mobile Aortic Arch Thrombus: A Novel Approach Using Isolated Limb Perfusion with Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Ramyar Gilani, Peter I. Tsai, Matthew J. Wall, Jr., Peter H. Lin
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
7:30 a.m. E3. Novel Endovascular Approach to an Aortocaval Fistula Complicating a Ruptured AAA
Denny M. Schoch, Richard L. Sprouse
University of Tennessee COM, Chattanooga Unit, Chattanooga, TN
7:45 a.m. E4. Endograft Repair of Aortic Anastomotic Aneurysms
Charles S. Kiell, Steven D. Harlan
Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory, NC
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. SCIENTIFIC SESSION III
Vaquero EFG
Presiding: Marc E. Mitchell
Eric D. Endean
8:00 a.m. 11. Early Duplex Predicts Late Restenosis After Renal Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
Jason W. Christie, Thomas D. Conlee, Timothy E. Craven, Justin B. Hurie, Kimberley J. Hansen
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC
8:20 a.m. 12. Critical Analysis of Renal Duplex Ultrasound Parameters in Detecting Significant Renal Artery Stenosis
Ali F. AbuRahma, Mohit Srivastava, David D. Dearing, Stephen M. Hass, Albeir Y. Mousa, James R. Campbell, L. Scott Dean, Patrick A. Stone, Tammi Keiffer
Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston, WV
8:40 a.m. 13. Advantages of Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Guided Endografting for Aortic Pathologies From A 6-Year Experience
Martin R Back, Hollie Gaeto, Paul Armstrong
USF Vascular, Tampa, FL
9:00 a.m. THE JESSE E. THOMPSON, M.D. DISTINGUISHED GUEST LECTURE
History of Jesse E. Thompson, M.D: Spence M. Taylor
Introduction of the Thompson Family: Gregory J. Pearl
Introduction of Roy K. Greenberg: John F. Eidt
9:15 a.m. Roy K. Greenberg
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
9:45 - 10:15 a.m. COFFEE BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
Vaquero ABC
10:15 - 11:15 a.m. SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV
Vaquero EFG
Presiding: Marc E. Mitchell
Eric D. Endean
10:15 a.m. 14. Endovascular Management of Inflammatory Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Grant T. Fankhauser1, William M. Stone1, Thomas C. Bower2, Gustavo S. Oderich2, W. Andrew Oldenburg3, Samuel R. Money1
1Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, 2Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 3Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL
10:35 a.m. 15. Preoperative Prediction of One-Year Mortality After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair (TEVAR)
Salvatore T. Scali, Catherine K. Chang, Robert J. Feezor, Philip Hess, Jr., Thomas Beaver, Tomas D Martin, Thomas S. Huber, Adam W Beck
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
10:55 a.m. 16. Survival Comparison of Patients undergoing Secondary Aortic Repair
Dean J. Yamaguchi, Marjan Mujib, Thomas C. Matthews, Marc A. Passman, Mark A. Patterson, Steve M. Taylor, Bruce G. Lowman, Bart R. Combs, William D. Jordan, Jr.
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
11:15 - 12:15 p.m. CASE REPORT PANEL DISCUSSION
Vaquero EFG

Moderator: Mohammed M. Moursi
Panel: Kenneth J. Cherry, Jr.
John William Hallett
Eugene M. Langan, III
CASE REPORTS
11:15 a.m. C1. Spontaneous Expulsion of a Dacron Patch After Carotid Endarterectomy
Linda Le, Kristofer Charlton-Ouw, Ali Azizzadeh
University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, TX
11:30 a.m. C2. Use of CT Angiography and CT Perfusion Imaging in the Selection of Hyperacute Stroke Patients to Undergo Emergent Carotid Endarterectomy Versus Intra-Cranial Thrombectomy
Grant R. Major, Mark W. Fugate, Thomas G. Devlin, R. Kent Hutson
University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
11:45 a.m. C3. Aortoduodenal Fistula After Endograft Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Secondary to a Retained Guidewire
A. J. Gonzales, H. Farres, H. E. Garrett, Jr.
UT-Memphis, Memphis, TN
12:00 p.m. C4. A Rare Vascular Tumor Presenting As Persistent Pain At The Site Of A Chronic DVT
Joseph J. Fulton, Ashish Jain
University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
12:15 p.m. PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Vaquero EFG

Introduced by: Spence M. Taylor

John F. Eidt
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
12:45 p.m. ADJOURN
1:15 p.m. MEN'S GOLF TOURNAMENT
Gainey Ranch Golf Club
1:15 p.m. MEN'S TENNIS OPEN PLAY
Tennis Courts
7:00 - 11:00 p.m. PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION and BANQUET
South Foyer & Desert Garden / Vaquero Ballroom
10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. PRESIDENT'S AFTER PARTY
South Foyer & Desert Garden
 
SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012
6:00 - 7:00 a.m. WOMEN'S NETWORKING BREAKFAST
Sonwai 1
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. BASIC SCIENCE SESSION
Vaquero EFG
Moderator: J. Gregory Modrall
7:00 a.m. B1. Establishing Polymeric Transfection as a Non-Viral, Non-Toxic Method for Gene Therapy in the Prevention of Vascular Disease
Joshua D. Arnold, Deidra J.H. Mountain, Michael B. Freeman, Stacy S. Kirkpatrick, Scott L. Stevens, Mitchell H. Goldman, Oscar H. Grandas
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN
7:15 a.m. B2. Attenuation of Spinal Cord Ischemia -Reperfusion Injury with Treatment of Alpha-2 Agonist Dexmedetomidine
Marshall T. Bell, Phillip D. Smith, Joseph C. Cleveland, Jr., David A. Fullerton, Xainzhong Meng, Michael J. Weyant, Ferenc Puskas, T. Brett Reece
Univeristy of Colorado, Aurora, CO
7:30 a.m. B3. Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Versus Artery Explants as Sources of Autologous Smooth Muscle for Blood Vessel Bioengineering
Brian W. Bernish, Xue Ma, Zhan Wang, Masood Machingal, Shay Soker, Randolph L. Geary
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
7:45 a.m. B4. Characterization of the Lung Endothelial Cell Injury Response During Ischemic Acute Kidney Injury: The Role of TNF Signaling
Laura White1, Yan Cui1, Rachel J. Santora1, Carolyn M. Feltes-Shelak2, Heitham T. Hassoun3
1The Methodist Hospital Department of Surgery and Research Institute, Houston, TX, 2Legacy Emmanuel Children's Hospital, Portland, OR, 3The Methodist Hospital Department of Surgery and Research Institute and The Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX
8:00 - 9:20 a.m. SCIENTIFIC SESSION V
Vaquero EFG
Presiding: Mohammed M. Moursi
Eric D. Endean
8:00 a.m. 17. CTA-Based Anatomic Evaluation Of Saphenous Vein Bypass Conduit: Utility And Correlation With Duplex Ultrasound
Dorian J. deFreitas1, Timothy P. Love1, Karthikeshwar Kasirajan2, Luke P. Brewster1, Ravi K. Veeraswamy1, Atef Salam2, Joseph J. Ricotta, Jr. 1, Noel Haskins2, Ron Mixon2, Matthew A. Corriere2
1Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 2Atlanta VA Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
8:20 a.m. 18. Disparity in Availability of Vascular Specialists in Florida and its Effect on Differential Rates of Major Lower Extremity Amputation
Kelly E. Arnold, Khayree Butler, Trevan D. Fischer, Michael S. Hong, Peter R. Nelson
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
8:40 a.m. 19. The Changing Face of Dialysis Access
Stephen L. Hill, Ryan D. Evans
Physicians Care of Virginia, Roanoke, VA
9:00 a.m. 20. Early Experience in the use of Stent Grafts to Convert Unusable Arteriovenous Fistulas into a Functioning Hemodialysis Access
Charudatta Bavare, Tiffany Street, Eric K. Peden, Mark G. Davies, Joseph J. Naoum
The Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, TX
9:20 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. b>SPECIAL TOPICS SESSION: DIALYSIS
Vaquero EFG

Moderator: W. Charles Sternbergh
Panelists: David L. Cull
Amit Dwivedi
Eric K. Peden
9:20 a.m. S1. Axillary - Renal Arteriovenous Graft: A Viable Option For Dialysis Access In Patients With Central Venous Occlusion
Anton Dias Perera, H. Edward Garrett, Jr.
University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
9:35 a.m. S2. Modified Use of the HeRO Device for Immediate Salvage of a Threatened Dialysis Graft
Angela T Prescott, Bassan J Allan, Arash Bornak, Marwan Tabbara, Lee J Goldstein
University of Miami, Miami, FL
9:50 a.m. S3. DRIL Procedure for Radial-Basilic Forearm Transposition Arteriovenous Fistula
Babatunde H Almaroof1, Jonathan A Higgins1, Samuel N Steerman1, Sadaf S Ahanchi1, Jean M Panneton1, Todd W Gensler2
1Division of Vascular Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, 2Sentara Vascular Specialists, Hampton, VA
10:05 a.m. S4. Problems with Using a Covered Stent for Pseudoaneurysms of Autogenous Fistula
Stephen L Hill, Jeffrey D Shay
Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA
10:20 - 10:50 a.m. COFFEE BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
Vaquero ABC
10:50 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. DEBATE: ANGIO OUTPATIENT CENTERS: THE WAVE OF THE FUTURE OR THE ROAD TO DISASTER?
Vaquero EFG

Moderator: John F. Eidt
Panel: Stuart A. Harlin
John D. Martin
L. Richard Sprouse, II
Spence M. Taylor
11:50 - 12:50 p.m. SCIENTIFIC SESSION VI
Vaquero EFG
Presiding: Mohammed M. Moursi
Eric D. Endean
11:50 a.m. 21. Current Efficacy of Open and Endovascular Interventions for Advanced Superficial Femoral Artery Occlusive Disease
Christopher J. Smolock, Javier E. Anaya-Ayala, Charudatta S. Bavare, Mitul S. Patel, Jean Bismuth, Hosam F. El-Sayed, Heitham T. Hassoun, Eric K. Peden, Alan B. Lumsden, Mark G. Davies
The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
12:10 p.m. 22. Iliac Artery Recanalization of Chronic Occlusions to Facilitate EVAR - Midterm Multicenter Results
Raghuveer Vallabhaneni1, Ehab E. Sorial2, William D Jordan, Jr. 3, David J. Minion2, Mark A. Farber1
1University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 2University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 3University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
12:30 p.m. 23. Mortality in Patients with Premature Lower Extremity Atherosclerosis
Hamza Rana, Jeanette Stafford Andrews, Billy Chacko, Kimberley J. Hansen, Pavel J. Levy
Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC
12:50 p.m. ADJOURN
12:50 p.m. ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING(Members Only)
Vaquero EFG



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