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7:00 am
12:30 pm-5:00 pm
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

6:30 am
MORNING RUN, 3-5 Mile Casual Run
Meet in Lobby
6:30 am-7:30 am
7:45 am-7:50 am
7:50 am-9:30 am
Presiding: Adam W. Beck
Salvatore T. Scali
7:50 am
1. Predicting Renal Function Response to Renal Artery Stenting
J. Gregory Modrall1, Haekyung Jeon-Slaughter2, Shirling Tsai1, Bala Ramanan1, Richard Miller, III1, Jeffrey Hastings2
1University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Discussant: Gabriela Velazquez-Ramirez
8:10 am
2. Contemporary Outcomes for Branch Renal Artery Repair with Cold Perfusion
Ashlee Stutsrim, Lucas Hunter, Cullen McCarthy, Zachary German, Timothy Craven, Donna Keith, Matthew Edwards, Gabriela Velazquez Atrium Health
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Discussant: Matthew A. Corriere
8:30 am
3. Multidisciplinary Limb Salvage Care is Associated with Decreased Mortality Without Increasing Revascularization In Major Amputations
Qingwen Kawaji, James Martinson, Sharmeen Husain, Jason Howard, Darshan Randhawa, Michael Rouse, Suzanne Kool, Jason A Chin, Raghuveer Vallabhaneni, Jason R Crowner
Medstar, Baltimore, MD

Discussant: Claudie Sheahan
8:50 am
4. Hybrid Repair of Extensive Thoracoabdominal Aortic Disease Results in Similar Operative Outcomes When Performed for Distal Aortic Degeneration on Surveillance Compared to Initial Staged, PlannedStrategy
Michelle Moe-Aiken, Quang Le, Behzad S Farivar, Martha L Weaver, John A Kern, Margaret C Tracci, William D Clouse
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Discussant: Animesh Rathore
9:10 am
5. Market Competition Influences Practice Patterns in Management of Patients with Intermittent Claudication in the Vascular Quality Initiative
M. Libby Weaver1, Dan Neal2, Jesse A Columbo3, Courtenay M Holscher4, Rebecca A Sorber4, Caitlin W Hicks4, David H Stone3, W. Darrin Clouse1, Salvatore Scali2
1University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, 2University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, 3Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 4The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD

Discussant: Olamide Alabi
9:30 am
Planned Vascular Surgery Involvement in Cases where Vascular Expertise is Needed is Associated with Improved Patient Outcomes
Emma Rooney, Catherine McGeoch, Yazan Duwaryi, Bradley G Leshnower, Anuj Mahajan, Guillermo Escobar, Mustafa Khader, Olamide Alabi, William D Jordan, Jr.
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
9:50 am
- Introduction of New Members
- Presentation of the S. Timothy String Presidential Award
10:05 am-10:35 am
10:35 am-12:15 pm
Presiding: Jayer Chung
Megan Tracci
10:35 am
6. Examining Care Fragmentation After PAD Interventions: The Readmission Event
Olamide Alabi1, Nader Nabile Massarweh2, Xinyan Zheng3, Jialin Mao3, Yazan Duwayri1
1Emory University School of Medicine, Altanta, GA, 2Atlanta VA HealthCare System, Altanta, GA, 3Cornell University, New York, NY

Discussant: Bala Ramanan
10:55 am
7. Symptomatic Carotid Web Requires Aggressive Intervention
Clayton J. Brinster, James O'Leary, Aaron Hayson, Andrew Steven, Gabriel Vidal, G. Ross Parkerson, Hernan Bazan, Charles Leithead, Samuel R Money, W.C. Sternbergh, III
Ochsner Health, New Orleans, LA

Discussant: Michael C. Stoner
11:15 am
8. Contemporary Review of Traumatic Axillary and Subclavian Artery Injuries at an Urban Level One Trauma Center
Sellers Boudreau, Jessica Schucht, Abindra Sigdel, Amit Dwivedi, Erik J Wayne
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Discussant: Jaime Benarroch-Gampel
11:35 am
9. Prior Endovascular Intervention Is Not Associated With Unfavorable Outcomes In Infrainguinal Bypass Surgery For Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis Of VQI-Medicare-Linked Database
Sina Zarrintan1, Daniel Willie-Permor1, Jeffrey Siracuse2, Andrew Barleben1, Mahmoud Malas1
1University of California, San Diego, LA JOLLA, CA,2Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Discussant: Leila Mureebe
11:55 am
10. Intravenous Heparin During Radiocephalic Arteriovenous Access Creation: A Target Trial Emulation
Patrick Heindel1, James J Fitzgibbon1, Eric Secemsky2, C. Keith Ozaki1, Mohamad A Hussain1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Beth Isreal Deconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Discussant: Jon V. Schellack
12:15 pm
Owning the Disease: Opportunities and Impact

Mary T. Hawn
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
12:45 pm
4:00 pm-6:00 pm
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

7:00 am–8:00 am
Puerto Rico 3-5
Moderators: Salvatore Scali, Emily Spangler, Michol Cooper
8:00 am-9:00 am
Presiding: Javairiah Fatima
Ravi Veeraswamy
8:00 am
11. Modifiable Risk Factors for the Occurrence of Ipsilateral Ischemic Events After Carotid Endarterectomy Beyond the Perioperative Period
Matthew Blecha, Matthew DeJong, Janice Nam, Ashley Penton
Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL

Discussant: Linda Le
8:20 am
12. Neuropathy is Associated with Increased Risk of Amputation, Revascularization, and Death in Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease
Lucas Hunter1, Aiden Wiley1, Glen Mckinney1, Timothy Craven1, Matthew Corriere2, Matthew Edwards1, Matthew Goldman1
1Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, Winston-Salem, NC, 2University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Discussant: M. Libby Weaver
8:40 am
13. Impact of Presenting Stroke Severity and Thrombolysis on Outcomes Following Urgent Carotid Interventions
Aaron Hayson1, Jeff Burton2, Joseph Allen1, W.C. Sternbergh, III1, Daniel Fort2, Hernan Bazan1
1Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, 2Ochsner Center for Outcomes Research, New Orleans, LA

Discussant: Young Erben
Update on Government Relations and Political Advocacy

Yazan Duwayri, MD, MBA
Emory Vascular Surgery, Atlanta, GA
9:00 am-9:30 am
9:30 am-10:30 am
Presiding: Leila Murebee
Salvatore Scali
9:30 am
14. Five Year Outcomes of Endosuture Aneurysm Repair (ESAR) in Patients with Short Neck Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm from the ANCHOR Registry
Frank R Arko, III1, Benjamin J Pearce2, John P Henretta3, Giovanni Torsello4, Jean M Panneton5, Yun Peng6, H. Edward Garrett, Jr.7
1Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, 2University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 3Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, 4St. Franziskus Hospital, Munster, Germany, 5Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA, 6Medtronic, Santa Rosa, CA, 7University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN

Discussant: Martin R. Back
9:50 am
15. Investigating Glycemic Control in Patients Undergoing Lower Extremity Bypass within an Enhanced Recovery Pathway at a Single Institution
Charles Adam Banks1, Adam W Beck1, Marvi Tariq1, Zdenek Novak1, Benjamin J Pearce1, Mark A Patterson1, Danielle C Sutzko1, Miles Morgan2, Marc Passman1, Emily L Spangler1
1University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Discussant: Margaret W. Arnold
10:10 am
16. Long-term (>10 years) Durability and Clinical Outcome Comparing CEA with ACUSEAL (PTFE) Patching vs Pericardial Patching, Results from a Prospective Randomized Trail
Zachary AbuRahma1, Elizabeth Williams2, Andrew Lee2, Ali F AbuRahma1, Meghan Davis-Jordan1, Christina Veith2, Noah Dargy2, Scott Dean3, Elaine Davis3
1Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of W. Va. Univ., Charleston, WV, 2Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV, 3CAMC Institute of Academic Medicine, Charleston, WV

Discussant: Patrick A. Stone
10:30 am-11:30 am
Moderator: Megan Tracci
Panelists: Charles J. Bailey
Jean Marie Ruddy
10:30 am
RF1. Feasibility of an Ex-Vivo Model For Investigating The Mechanistic Performance of Vessel Preparation Devices In Tibial Arteries
Bright Benfor, Kavya Sinha, Alan B Lumsden, Trisha L Roy
Houston Methodist Debakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX
10:40 am
RF2. Diagnosis of Mental Illness Does Not Affect Post-Operative Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair in the VA Health Care System
Diana Otoya1, Sonia Lele2, Douglas Hogan1, Sally Boyd1, Kedar Lavingia1, Michael F Amendola1
1VA Medical Center/VCU, Richmond, VA, 2Sonia Lele, Richmond, VA
10:50 am
RF3. Socioeconomic Status Fails to Account for Worse Outcomes in Black Patients Undergoing Carotid Revascularization
Sanuja Bose1, Alana C. Keegan2, David S. Stonko3, Katie McDermott3, James H. Black, III1, Laura M. Drudi4, Ying-Wei Lum1, Devin S. Zarkowsky5, Caitlin W. Hicks1
1The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD;2Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD;3The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD;4Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada5Scripps Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, La Jolla, CA
11:00 am
RF4. Impact of an Enhanced Recovery Program for Lower Extremity Bypass on Racial Disparities
Miles Morgan, Zdenek Novak, Marvi Tariq, Emily L Spangler, Benjamin J Pearce, Mark A Patterson, Marc A Passman, Adam W Beck
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
11:10 am
RF5. Vascular Surgical Emergencies during the COVID Era: Endovascular Aortic Repair for Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm as a Model
Emily A Grimsley, Haroon M Janjua, Mark Asirwatham, Meagan Read, Paul C Kuo, Dean J Arnaoutakis, Christopher A Latz
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
11:20 am
RF6. Unravelling Associations Between Patient Demographics, Socioeconomic Status, and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease
Chloe A Powell, Gloria Y Kim, Vanessa S Niba, Katherine Gallagher, Matthew A Corriere
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
11:30 am
David L. Cull
11:45 am
Anatomy and Physiology 2.0

William D. Jordan, Jr.
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
12:15 pm
12:30 pm
Supported By Cook Medical
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. A Sustainable Path Forward
Speaker: Vincent L. Rowe, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
1:00 pm
7:00 pm-10:00 pm
10:00 pm-1:00 am

7:00 am-7:40 am
Moderator: Margaret Tracci
Panelists: Christy Guth
Justin B. Hurie
Jean Panneton
7:00 am
V1. Management of the Difficult Distal Anastomosis During a Type II Thoracoabdominal Repair in a Patient with ACTA2 Mutation
Gayan De Silva, Linda Schulte, Puja Kachroo, Luis Sanchez, John W Ohman
Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
7:10 am
V2. Upper extremity access with Fiber Optic RealShape (FORS) guidance for Fenestrated-Branched Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair (FBEVAR)
Felipe L. Pavarino, Jesus Porras-Colon, Marilisa Soto Gonzalez, Mirza S. Baig, Carlos Timaran
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
7:20 am
V3. Endovascular Left Common Iliac Aneurysm Repair Using Intraoperative Positioning System Technology for 3D Device Guidance
Quang Le1, Behzad Farivar2
1University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, 2University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
7:30 am
V4. Emergent Carotid Embolectomy with TCD Intra-op Monitoring to Treat Growing Internal Carotid Artery (ICA) Thrombus Actively Embolizing to the Middle Cerebral Artery (MCA)
Jacob B Watson, Kaled Diab, Ponraj Chinnadurai, Zsolt Garami, Nora Kovacs, Lilla Juhasz, Linda Le
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
7:40 am-9:00 am
Moderator: Javairiah Fatima
Panelists: Mark A. Farber
Benjamin J. Pearce
Cynthia K. Shortell
7:40 am
C1. Smooth Muscle Cell Specific Activity of SGK-1 Alters Pulse Propagation Velocity as a Major Indicator of Wall Stiffness in AAA
Mario Figueroa, Victoria Mattia, Ryan Gedney, Ying Xiong, Rupak Mukherjee, Jeffrey A Jones, Jean Marie Ruddy
MUSC, Charleston, SC
7:50 am
C2. Superior Vena Cava Occlusion with Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava: a Rare Case of Right to Left Shunt
Muhammad Zeeshan1, Igor Laskowski1, Sateesh Babu2
1Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, 2Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
8:00 am
C3. Cerebral Perfusion Optimization With Transcranial Doppler Monitoring During Transcarotid Artery Revascularization
Samuel B Booth, Shashank Sharma, Zsolt Garami, Charudatta Bavare, Maham Rahimi
Houston Methodist, Houston, TX
8:10 am
C5. External Iliac Artery Aneurysm Associated with Multiple Lower Extremity Arteriovenous Malformations
Sally Schonefeld, Lili Sadri, Donald Baril, Cassra Arbabi, Ali Azizzadeh, NavYash Gupta
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
8:20 am
C6. A Gravid Case of Type B Aortic Dissection in a Young Marfan's Patient
Lauren Grimsley, David J Minion
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
8:30 am
C7. Back Table Fenestrated Endograft Limb Inversion for Type Ia Endoleak Repair
Fletcher N Pierce, Jr., Ahmed Raza, Shikha Trivedi, Alexander T Eckstrom, Jean M Panneton, David J Dexter, Hosam F El Sayed, Christopher D Murter, Animesh Rathore
Division of Vascular Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
8:40 am
9:00 am-10:00 am
Presiding: John F. Eidt
Salvatore T. Scali
9:00 am
17. Surveillance Duplex Ultrasound Prompted Interventions After Carotid Endarterectomy
Abigail Clark, Katherine K McMackin, Kristen Knapp, Mark Zemela, Bruce Tjaden, Jr., Philip Batista, Jeffrey Carpenter, Joseph Lombardi
Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Discussant: Shadi Abu-Halima
9:20 am
18. Cardiovascular Collapse During Mechanical Thrombectomy For Acute Pulmonary Embolism: The Role of ECMO in Patient Rescue
Bright Benfor, Paul Haddad, Marvin D Atkins, Alan B Lumsden, Eric K. Peden
Houston Methodist Debakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX

Discussant: Charles B. Ross
9:40 am
19. Impact of a Pulmonary Embolism Response Team on the Management and Outcomes of Patients With Acute Pulmonary Embolisms
Nicole Russell1, Sameh Sayfo2, Timothy George2, Dennis Gable1, 2
1Texas Christian University School of Medicine, Fort Worth, TX, 2Baylor Scott & White Heart Hospital, Plano, TX

Discussant: Raghuveer Vallabhaneni
10:00 am-10:30 am
10:30 am - 11:50 am
Presiding: Yazan Duwayri
Javairiah Fatima
10:30 am
20. Contemporary Multi-modal Surgical Therapy Allows for Durable Healing of Venous Stasis Ulceration
Rachel Reed, Savannah Smith, Rachel M Lee, Mustafa Khader, Christopher Ramos, Jaime Benarroch-Gampel, Keri Minton, Ravi Rajani
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Discussant: Peter Henke
10:50 am
21. NIH Funding Among Vascular Surgeons is Rare and Aligns Poorly with Society for Vascular Surgery Priorities
Amin A Mirzaie, Michol A Cooper, Christopher R Jacobs, Morgan L Cox, Scott A Berceli, Salvatore T Scali, Thomas S Huber, Martin R Back, Gilbert R Upchurch, Samir K Shah
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Discussant: Keith Ozaki
11:10 am
22. Real World Application of WIfI Scores in Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia Patients
Margaret E Smith, Jeremy Albright, Matthew Corriere, Nicholas Osborne, Drew Braet, Peter Henke
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Discussant: Jason R. Crowner
11:30 am
23. Current Medicare Reimbursement for Complex Endovascular Aortic Repair is Inadequate Based on Results from a Multi-Institutional Cost Analysis
Clayton J. Brinster1, Samuel R Money1, Aaron Hayson1, Rene Gurdian, Jr.1, Ross Milner2, Kayla Polcari2, Konstantinos D.J. Arnaoutakis3, Chong Li4, Thomas Maldonado4, Andrew J Meltzer5
1Ochsner Health, New Orleans, LA, 2University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL, 3University of South Florida Health, Tampa, FL, 4NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, 5Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ

Discussant: Emily Spangler
11:50 am
12:20 pm