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Benefits of an Enhanced Recovery Pathway (ERP) for Lower Extremity Amputation Patients
Angela Sickels, Kory Dees, Charles A Banks, Zdenek Novak, Adam W Beck, Emily Spangler
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Diagnostic Value of Digital Pulse-Wave Amplitude in Dialysis Access-Associated Steal Syndrome
Bright Benfor1, Kihoon Bohle2, Eric K. Peden1
1Houston Methodist Debakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX;2School of Engineering Medicine, Texas A&M, Houston, TX
Association between the composite shock score and pulmonary artery pressure improvement following mechanical thrombectomy
Bright Benfor1, Ahmad Tabatabaeishoorijeh2, Kihoon Bohle2, Eric K. Peden1
1Houston Methodist Debakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX;2School of Engineering Medicine, Texas A&M University, Houston, TX
Identifying Vascular Surgery Patients who may Benefit from Upfront Major Amputation versus Ongoing Minor Amputations
Megan E Lombardi, Alexis Betancourt, Sasha A McEwan, Sydney Browder, Jonathan Smith, Michael C Shick, Mark A Farber, Katharine L McGinigle, William A Marston, Luigi Pascarella
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Using Machine Learning to Predict Outcomes of Patients with Blunt Traumatic Aortic Injuries
Eileen Lu1, Joseph Dubose2, Mythreye Venkatesan1, Paul Wang1, Benjamin Starnes3, Naveed Saqib4, Charles Miller4, Ali Azizzadeh1, Donald Baril1, Elizabeth Chou1
1Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA;2Dell Medical Center, Austin, TX;3University of Washington, Seattle, WA;4UTHealth Houston, Houston, TX
Characterizing Arterial Limb Complications Secondary to Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Mustafa A Khader, Katherine M Owsiany, Yash Dayal, Yazan M Duwayri, Mani A Daneshmand, Olamide Alabi
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Socioeconomic Status based on Area Deprivation IndexDoes Not Affect Postoperative Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair in the VA Healthcare System
Karishma Setia, Diana Otoya, Sally Boyd, Kathryn Fong, Michael F Amendola, Kedar Lavingia
VA Medical Center/VCU, Richmond, VA
Use of Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis (IBE) to Repair Internal Iliac Artery Aneurysms and Preserve Pelvic Blood Flow
Raj Patel1, Javairiah Fatima1, Steven Abramowitz1, Cameron Akbari1, Misaki Kiguchi1, Kyle Reynolds1, Joshua Dearing1, Krystal Maloni1, Raghuveer Vallabhaneni2
1MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC;2MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Effects of Racial Bias in First Time Vascular Access for Hemodialysis
Nina A Moiseiwitsch, Sydney Browder, Katharine McGinigle, Jacob Wood, William Marston, Mark A Farber, F. Ezequiel Parodi, Luigi Pascarella
UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Division of Vascular Surgery, Chapel Hill, NC
Contemporary Outcomes after Endoscopic Vein Harvesting for Lower Extremity Bypass in a Multicenter Subspecialty Practice
Brittany Landavazo1, Taylor Smith, MD2, Shir Yelovitch, PhD2, Ryan Turley, MD2
1Texas A&M School of Medicine, Round Rock, TX;2Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons, Austin, TX
Current Duplex Velocity-Based Estimates of Carotid Stenosis are Unreliable in Heart Failure Patients with Reduced Ejection Fractions
Saranya Sundaram, Tyler Buckley, Tru Dang, Eric Murphy, Mathew Wooster
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Validation of the Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Vascular Surgery (REAL_VS) in a Veteran Patient Population
Tania Gupta, Kedar Lavingia, Michael F Amendola, Kathryn Fong
VA Medical Center/VCU, Richmond, VA
Improving Detection of Occult Depression in Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia (CLTI) with a Customized CLTI-Specific Depression Screening Tool
Cuneyt Koksoy, Ilse Torres Ruiz, Xin Yee Ooi, Zachary S. Pallister, Ramyar S. Gilani, Joseph L. Mills, Jayer L. Chung
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Predicting Lesion-Crossability Using a Novel Magnetic Resonance Histology Score to Improve Planning of Percutaneous Vascular Interventions in Chronic-Limb Threatening Ischemia Patients
Madeline Drake, Judit Csore, Bright Benfor, Peter Osztrogonacz, Christof Karmonik, Trisha Roy
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
Does age really matter? Evaluating Outcomes in Pediatric and Adult Patients Following First Rib Resection and Anterior Scalenectomy for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Lydia L Faber, Rasikh Hamid, Caroline Minnick, Randolph L. Geary, Kevin Z Chang, Matthew P Goldman, Julie A Freischlag, Gabriela Velazquez
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, Winston Salem, NC
Interfacility transfer is associated with higher postoperative amputation in patients undergoing lower extremity bypass for acute limb ischemia: A multi-institutional study from Vascular Quality Initiative
Sina Zarrintan, Nishita Vootukuru, Munir Moacdieh, Shima Rahgozar, Daniel Willi-Permor, Nadin Elsayed, Mahmoud Malas
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Can It Pass the Test? ChatGPT Performance on the Vascular Education and Self-Assessment Program (VESAP)
Quang Le, Kedar Laviniga, Michael F Amendola
VA Medical Center/VCU, Richmond, VA
Mycotic SMA Aneurysm from septic endocarditis - A challenging problem still in the realm of open repair
Mohit C. Balla, Miguel Villalobos, James W Dennis, Henry C. Veldenz
UF Health Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Referral and Imaging Surveillance Patterns for Uncomplicated Type B Aortic Dissection at a Tertiary Referral Center
Griffin P Stinson, Jonathan R Krebs, Liam Kugler, Chelsea Viscardi, Brian Fazzone, Martin Back, Salvatore Scali, Samir Shah, Gilbert Upchurch, Michol Cooper
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Discussion on operating room ergonomics is protective of chronic pain during vascular surgery training
Christina L Cui1, Margaret A Reilly2, Eric B Pillado2, Ruojia D Li3, Joshua S Eng4, Guillermo A Escobar5, Yue-Yung Hu2, Karl Y Bilimoria4, Malachi G Sheahan6, Dawn M Coleman1
1Duke University, Durham, NC;2Northwestern University, Chicago, IL;3Loyola University, Maywood, IL;4Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN;5Emory University, Atlanta, GA;6Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA
Length of Stay and Operating Schedule Efficiency are Not Impacted with Implementation of an Acute Care Service Model
Daniel Lehane, Joshua Geiger, Baqir Kedwai, Karina Newhall, Michael Stoner, Roan Glocker
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Assessment of Long-Term Durability of Left Subclavian Retrograde In Situ Laser Fenestration in Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair
William G Montgomery, Fletcher Pierce, Jean Panneton
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Comparison of Open Aortoiliac Disease Reconstructions in the Modern Era
Trung Nguyen1, Dean J Arnaoutakis1, Charles Bailey1, Young Kim2, Rajavi Parikh1, Murray Shames1, Christopher Latz1
1University of South Florida, Tampa, FL;2Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC
Wound Healing in Older Adults After Major Lower Extremity Amputation
Maja Wichhart Donzo1, Nathaniel Forrester1, Chengcheng Hu2, Brandi M. Mize3, Yazan Duwayri3, Camille P. Vaughan4, Olamide Alabi3
1Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA;2Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA;3Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA;4Division of Geriatrics & Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Severe Platelet Transfusion Refractoriness after Open Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair
Claire M Motyl, S. Danielle Brokus, Jori E. May, Adam W. Beck
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: A Vascular Surgeon’s Perspective
Vy C Dang1, Michael J Reardon2, Maham Rahimi3
1Texas A&M University School of Medicine, Bryan, TX;2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery – Cardiac Surgery, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX;3Department of Cardiovascular Surgery – Vascular Surgery, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
Non-White Race Is Associated With Higher Risk Of Amputation In Patients With Lower WIfi Scores
Gloria Sanin, Caroline Minnick, Ashlee Stutsrim Sanin, Timothy Williams, Gabriela Velazquez, Cody Blazek, Matthew Edwards, Matthew Goldman
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston Salem, NC