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Date and Time Room Session/Theme Moderators Discussant Speaker Abstract Author Block for Scientific Sessions
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019
6:45 am - 5:00 pm Jefferson H Speaker Ready
6:45 am - 5:00 pm 17th Floor Foyer Registration & Check In
7:00 am - 8:00 am Grand Ballroom Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 11:00 am Monongahela Radiation Safety Program Palma Shaw, MD, FACS, RPVI
8:00 - 8:15 am
Introduction & Pre-Test Palma Shaw, MD, FACS, RPVI
8:15 - 8:25 am
Basic Concept and Biological Effects of Radiation Palma Shaw, MD, FACS, RPVI
8:25 - 8:35 am   Deterministic and Stochastic Effects Fernando Joglar-Irizarry, MD
8:35 - 8:45 am   Protection and Safety in Radiologic Procedures Babak Abai, MD, FACS
8:45 - 8:55 am
Technological Aspects in the Protection from Radiation Kakra Hughes, MD
8:55 - 9:05 am
Radiologic Protection of the Pediatric Patient and Fetal effects Kathleen Ozsvath, MD
9:05 - 9:20 am
Panel/Questions N/A
9:20 - 9:35 am
Coffee Break - Visit the Exhibits N/A
9:35 - 9:45 am
Radiologic Protection of the Pregnant Patient and or Physician Kathleen Ozsvath, MD
9:45 - 9:55 am
Protection of the Worker and Patient during Radiologic Interventions and Epidemiologic Surveillance after exposure to radiation Anthony Feghali, MD
9:55 - 10:05 am Monongahela Quality Improvement and Radiation Safety- Patient and Operator Centered Care Scott Surowiec, MD
10:05 - 10:15 am Monongahela Regulatory Agencies: General Regulation, and Specific Aspects of Regulation- State/ Hospital Requirements Babak Abai MD
10:15 - 10:25 am Monongahela Radiation reduction during Complex Endovascular Procedures: How technique and Imaging plays a Role Robert Rhee, MD
10:25 - 10:40 am Monongahela Panel/Questions N/A
10:40 - 11:00 am Monongahela Post Test N/A
8:00 am - 11:30 am Urban Post Graduate Course: The Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory: Practical Pearls for the Practicing Vascular Surgeon Alan Dietzek, MD, FACS
8:00 - 8:05 am Urban Welcome & Introductions Alan Dietzek, MD, FACS
8:05 - 8:15 am Urban Surveillance following peripheral endovascular interventions: Is a surveillance protocol warranted following PVI and what findings are meaningful? Keith Calligaro, MD
8:15 - 8:25 am Urban Post EVAR duplex surveillance: What should be evaluated and how and best techniques for identifying endoleaks Rabih Chaer, MD
8:25 - 8:35 am Urban Duplex assessment of the visceral arteries and how to diagnose compression of the celiac axis by the median arcuate ligament Andreas Spirig, MD
8:35 - 8:45 am Urban Tips for diagnosing and performing USG pseudoaneurysm thrombosis Palma Shaw, MD, FACS, RPVI
8:45 - 8:55 am Urban Noninvasive May-Thurner Alan Dietzek, MD, FACS
8:55 - 9:05 am Urban New criteria for carotid duplex testing. What are they and should I abandon the criteria I am using now? Gary Giangola, MD
9:05 - 9:15 am Urban Venous insufficiency diagnosis Karan Garg, MD
9:15 - 9:25 am Urban Diagnosis of steal Ellen Dillavou, MD
9:25 - 9:40 am Urban Panel Discussion
9:40 am - 10:00 am Urban Coffee Break - Visit the Exhibits N/A
10:00 - 10:10 am Urban AVF/Graft surveillance – is it warranted? Evan Lipsitz, MD
10:10 - 10:20 am Urban Criteria for fistula maturation Yana Etkin, MD
10:20 - 10:30 am Urban Ultrasound guided Balloon maturation of fistula Anil Hingorani, MD
10:30 - 10:40 am Urban New technologies in vascular ultrasound testing Matt Alef, MD
10:40 - 10:50 am Urban Business of the vascular lab Clifford Sales, MD
10:50 - 11:00 am Urban Evaluation for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome TBD
11:00 - 11:10 am Urban Diagnosis and management of Portal/Mesenteric vein thrombosis Ben Chandler, MD
11:10 - 11:25 am Urban Panel Discussion Panel
9:20 am - 10:00 am Grand Ballroom Coffee Break - Visit the Exhibits
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Monongahela Bad Complications and how to get out of them! Robert Rhee, MD
11:00 - 11:20 Complicated Case # 1 Keith Calligaro, MD
11:20 - 11:40 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Michael Singh, MD
11:40 - 12:00 Complicated Case # 3 Linda Harris, MD
12:00 am - 1:15 am Lawrence Welk Lunch Symposium A: Ruby, POD, and Packing Coil: A Complete Platform Engineered for Fast and Easy Embolization Dr. Darren Schneider, Weill Cornell Medicine, NY - Sponsored by Penumbra Dr. Darren Schneider, Weill Cornell Medicine, NY
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Monongahela Lunch Symposium B: First US Case experiences using the GORE TAG Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft with Active Control System - Sponsored by W.L. Gore Shahab Toursavadkohi, MD
1:15 PM Urban Presidential Welcome Anil P. Hingorani, MD
1:20 pm - 3:11 pm Urban Scientific Session I Peter Faries, MD, Daniel Clair, MD, BK Lal, MD, Linda Harris, MD
1:20 pm - 1:33 pm Urban Cerebral Monitoring During Transcarotid Artery Revascularization with Flow Reversal Via Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography "Makis" Efthimios Avgerinos, MD Lindsey A. Olivere, MD "Lindsey A. Olivere, Brian Gilmore, MD, Zachary Williams, MD, Mitchell W. Cox, MD, Chandler Long, MD, Cynthia K. Shortell, MD, Kevin W. Southerland, MD. Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA. "
1:33 pm - 1:41 pm Urban Hybrid Intervention and Open Surgical Reconstruction Carry Comparable Risk in the Treatment of Tandem Carotid Bifurcation and Proximal Disease Linda J. Wang, MD, MBA "Linda J. Wang, MD, MBA1, Christopher A. Latz, MD1, David C. Chang, PhD, MPH, MBA1, Samuel I. Schwartz, MD1, Mark F. Conrad, MD, MMSc1, Matthew J. Eagleton, MD1, W. Darrin Clouse, MD2. 1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 2University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA. "
1:41 pm - 1:54 pm Urban Relationship between Interhemispheric Cerebral Perfusion Delay and Carotid Artery Stenosis Albeir Moussa, MD Brajesh K. Lal, MD "Brajesh K. Lal, MD1, Amir A. Khan, PhD2, Jigar Patel, MD3, Matthew Chrencik, BS1, Anthony Laila, BS1, John Y. Yokemick, RVT1, John D. Sorkin, PhD4, Siddhartha Sikdar, PhD2. 1University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2George Mason University, Dept of Bioengineering, Fairfax, VA, USA, 3the Imaging Service, VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, MD, USA, 4the BaltimoreVA Medical Center Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Balti-more Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA. "
1:54 pm - 2:02 pm Urban Carotid Artery Webs as an Atypical Cause of Ischemic Stroke; Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Management Matthew Carnevale, MD "Matthew Carnevale, MD, Issam Koleilat, MD, Evan Lipsitz, MD, John Phair, MD. Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA. "
2:02 pm - 2:15 pm Urban Is TCAR Best Under Local or General Anesthesia, Results from the SVS VQI TCAR Surveillance project Daniel Han, MD Devon T. Collins, MPH, CPH, CHES "Devon T. Collins1, Dipankar Mukherjee, MD, FACS1, Erica Emery, MSc1, Chang Liu1, Jeffery Jim, MD, MSPH2. 1Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, USA, 2Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA. "
2:15 pm - 2:21 pm Urban Simultaneous Transcarotid Revascularization with Flow Reversal and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Lindsey A. Olivere, MD "Zachary Williams, MD, Brian Gilmore, MD, Hope Weissler, MD, Lindsey A. Olivere, Mitchell W. Cox, MD, Chandler Long, MD, Cynthia K. Shortell, MD, Jacob Schroder, MD, Kevin W. Southerland, MD. Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA."
2:21 pm - 2:29 pm Urban The Hemodynamic Consequences Of Eversion Versus Patch Angioplasty Carotid Endarterectomy Jason Chang, MD "Robert Rhee, Jason Chang, Michael Shih, QingHua Pu, Alexander Shiferson, MD, Theresa Jacob, PhD. Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA."
2:29 pm - 2:42 pm Urban Variations In The Management Of Vascular Claudication In A Tertiary Care Center Christopher Agrusa, MD Tanner Kim, MD "Cassius Ochoa Chaar, MD, Navid Gholitabar, BS, Mara DeTrani, Saman Jorshery, Tanner Kim, Haoran Zhuo, Yawei Zhang, Alan Dardik, MD, PhD. Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA. "
2:42 pm - 2:50 pm Urban Delayed Diagnosis of Popliteal Artery Injury After Total Knee Replacement Paul E. Collier, MD "Paul E. Collier, MD1, Timothy Hanlon2. 1Greater Pittsburgh Surgical Alliance, Sewickley, PA, USA, 2Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA."
2:50 pm - 2:58 pm Urban Vascular Exposure for Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Identifying Risk Factors for Complications William G. Wert, DO "William G. Wert, DO, Shivprasad Nikam, MD, David Mariner, MD, Melissa Obmann, DO, Boyoung Song, MD, William Sellers, DO, Kendra Davis, DO, Haiyan Sun, MS. Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA. "
2:58 pm - 3:11 pm Urban Retrograde Open Mesenteric Stenting Should Be Considered As An Initial Approach To Acute Mesenteric Ischemia Audience Questions Elizabeth Andraska, MD "Elizabeth Andraska, Lindsey Haga, Xiaoyi Li, Efthymios Avgerinos, Michael Singh, Rabih Chaer, Michael Madigan, Mohammad Eslami. University of Pittsburgh Medical Centers, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. "
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Monongahela Young Vascular Surgeons Program Saum Rahimi, MD; Aziz Faisal, MD, FACS
1:30 pm - 1:35 pm Monongahela Welcome and Introductions Saum Rahimi, MD; Faisal Aziz, MD
1:35 pm - 1:45 pm Monongahela How to pick the right training program for you Eric Trestman, MD
1:45 pm - 1:55 pm Monongahela How to find correct mentor Bill Beckerman, MD
1:55 pm - 2:05 pm Monongahela The process of seeking a job Jennifer Ellis, MD
2:05 pm - 2:15 pm Monongahela Academic/Private - what is right choice for you? Evan Ryer, MD
2:15 pm - 2:25 pm Monongahela Branding Your Practice Manish Mehta, MD
2:25 pm - 2:35 pm Monongahela How to manage turf issues in early career James McKinsey, MD
2:35 pm - 2:45 pm Monongahela How to deal with your Boss/Partners Misaki Kiguchi, MD
2:45 pm - 2:55 pm Monongahela Work-life balance Rabih Chaer, MD
2:55 pm - 3:00 pm Monongahela Audience Questions Panel
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Grand Ballroom Coffee Break - Visit the Exhibits
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Sky & Allegheny Simulation Session I: Trainees Christopher Smolock, MD
3:30 pm - 5:17 pm Urban Scientific Session II Alan Dietzek, MD; Nathan Liang MD; Anil Hingorani, MD: Christopher Abularrage, MD
3:30 - 3:38 pm Risk Factors for Acute Kidney Injury after Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis for Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis Karim M. Salem, MD "Karim M. Salem, MD, Zein Saadeddin, MD, Catherine Go, MD, Mohammad H. Eslami, MD, Eric Hager, MD, Georges Al-Khoury, MD, Rabih A. Chaer, MD, Efthymios D. Avgerinos, MD. UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. "
3:38 - 3:51 pm 5-Year Results Of A Fast-Track Thrombolysis ProtocolFor Acute Iliofemoral Venous Occlusions: Single Session Effective For Most Patients "Makis" Efthimios Avgerinos, MD Jesse Chait, MD "Jesse Chait, Enrico Ascher, Albert Pavalonis, Pavel Kibrik, Natalie Marks, Anil Hingorani. Vascular Institute of New York, Brooklyn, NY, USA. "
3:51 - 3:59 pm Percutaneous Access of the Superior Vena Cava in Patients with Bilateral Jugular Subclavian Vein Occlusion Using Wire-Target Access for Placement of Tunneled Hemodialysis Catheters Patrick C. Bonasso, MD "Patrick C. Bonasso, MD, Brendan Jones, Lakshmikumar Pillai, MD. West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA. "
3:59 - 4:05 pm Endovascular Repair of Common Hepatic Artery Pseudoaneurysm After Repeat Liver Transplant Ali Khalifeh "Ali Khalifeh, Rafael Santini, MD, Sunny Sahajwani, MD, Shahab Toursavadkohi, MD. University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA. "
4:05 - 4:13 pm Management of Large Bore Access Complications in the Era of TAVR Michael H. Parker, MD "Michael H. Parker, MD, Liam P. Ryan, Dipankar Mukherjee. Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, USA. "
4:13 - 4:21 pm Radiofrequency Ablation Increases the Incidence of Endothermal Heat-Induced Thrombosis Jesse Chait, MD "Jesse Chait, Pavel Kibrik, DO, Ahmad Alsheekh, MD, Yuriy Ostrozhynskyy, Natalie Marks, MD, Sareh Rajaee, MD, Anil Hingorani, MD, Enrico Ascher, MD. NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, USA. "
4:21 - 4:34 pm Arteriovenous Fistula Outcomes Following Local Vascular Delivery Of A Sirolimus Formulation Greg Salzler Daniel Clair, MD "Daniel Clair, MD1, Michael Moritz2, Jason Burgess3, Karl Illig4, Stefan Moldovan5, Justin Parden6, John Ross4, Sri Iyer7. 1Palmetto Health/ USC Medical Group, Columbia, SC, USA, 2Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA, USA, 3Surgical Specialists of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA, 4Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg, SC, USA, 5Palomar Health, Escondido, CA, USA, 6North Mississippi Health Services, Tupelo, MS, USA, 7University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA. "
4:34 - 4:42 pm Various Approaches To Open Inferior Vena Cava Filter Removal Khalil Qato, MD "Khalil Qato, MD, Allan Conway, MD, Daniel Zarif, Olga Fatakhova, Gary Giangola, Alfio Carroccio. Lenox Hill Hospital, NY, NY, USA. "
4:42 - 4:55 pm Management Of Arterio-venous Fistula Side Branches: Ligation or Coil Embolization Audience Questions Mark G. Davies, MD PhD "Mark G. Davies, MD PhD. University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA. "
4:55 - 5:03 pm Foley Catheter Use in Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Brittany C. Montross, MD "Brittany C. Montross, MD, Monica O'Brien-Irr, MS, Linda M. Harris, MD, Hasan H. Dosluoglu, MD, Maciej L. Dryjski, MD, PhD. University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA. "
5:03 - 5:09 pm Acutely Expanding Symptomatic AAA with Endotension Faisal Aziz, MD, FACS "Faisal Aziz, MD, FACS. Penn State University, Hershey, PA, USA. "
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm Grand Ballroom Poster Session Daniel Clair, MD
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm Grand Ballroom Welcome Reception/Trade Show/Fellowship Job Fair - All Welcome
Friday, Sept. 6th, 2019
6:30 AM Jefferson H Speaker Ready
6:30 AM - 7:30 am Lobby To Point (river) Fun Run/Walk
7:00 am - 8:00 am Monongahela Breakfast Symposium: Sponsored by Silk Road Medical: Latest Clinica Evidence Strongly Supports Developing a TCAR Program - Why and How, from a Vascular Surgery Perspecrive Darren Schneider, MD; Manish Mehta, MD, MPH; Apostolos Tassiopoulos, MD
8:00 am - 8:05 am Urban Best Trial - Chronic Limb Ischemia Kristina Giles, MD, FSVS, FACS
8:05 am - 8:25 am Urban Award Ceremony I
8:05 - 8:17 am Introduction of 2019 Diversity and Research Grant Winners Paul Haser, MD, Mahmoud Malas, MD
8:17 - 8:25 am Research Grant Report - 2018 Furquan Muqri, MD
8:25 am - 8:30 am SVS 2019 Update Ken Slaw, PhD, Executive Director
8:30 am - 10:37 am Urban Scientific Session III Hasan Doslouglu, Robyn Macsata, Mike Costanza, Rabih Chaer
8:30 - 8:43 am Pedal Arch Patency Is Superior in Predicting Limb Salvage for Infrapopliteal Endovascular Intervention to Tibial Vessel Complexity, WIfI Score or Global Anatomic Staging System (GLASS) Grade Ageliki Vouyouka, MD Brendon P. Reilly, MD; Hasan H. Dosluoglu, MD Brendon P. Reilly, MD1, Mariel Rivero, MD2, Sikandar Z. Khan, MBBS1, Gregory S. Cherr, MD1, Linda M. Harris, MD1, Maciej L. Dryjski, MD1,Hasan H. Dosluoglu, MD2.1SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA, 2VA Western NY Healthcare System, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.
8:43 - 8:51 am Real-world Results of Atherectomy from ICD-10 Billing Codes Do NotResemble Registry Data for Atherectomy Devon T. Collins, MPH, CPH, CHES "Dipankar Mukherjee, MD, FACS1, Devon T. Collins, MPH, CPH, CHES1, Erica Emery, MSc1, Aaron Mauck2. 1Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, USA, 2The Advisory Board Company, Washington, DC, USA."
8:51 - 9:04 am Open Surgical Secondary Interventions Are More Durable Than Endovascular Interventions for Lower Extremity Bypass Stenosis or Occlusion Evan Lipsitz, MD, MBA Mikayla N. Lowenkamp, BS "Mikayla N. Lowenkamp, BS, Abhisekh Mohapatra, MD, MS, Efthymios D. Avgerinos, MD, Eric S. Hager, MD, Michael C. Madigan, MD. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. "
9:0 4 - 9:12 am Regional Variation in Usage of Ultrasound Guided Access in the Vascular Quality Initiative Francesco Cardelli, MD "Mark D. Balceniuk, MD, Francesco Cardelli, MD, Brian C. Ayers, MBA, Peng Zhao, MD, Kathleen Raman, MD, MPH, Jennifer L. Ellis, MD, Roan J. Glocker, MD, MPH, Michael C. Stoner, MD. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA. 1Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA, 2Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA. "
9:12 - 9:25 am Initial Experience with the Terumo Radial to Peripheral Catheter System for Peripheral Arterial Intervention Kwame Amankwah MD, MSC, FACS David J. O'Connor, MD "David J. O'Connor1, Stanton Nielsen1, Priya Patel, M.D.2, Kristin Cook, M.D.1, Anjali Ratnathicam, D.O.1, Michael Wilderman, M.D.1, Gregory Simonian, M.D.1, Massimo Napolitano, M.D.1. 1Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA, 2Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. "
9:25 - 9:33 am Patch Angioplasty Confers No Advantage After Femoral Endarterectomy Michael Pezold, MD, MS "Abhisekh Mohapatra, MD, MS, Karim M. Salem, MD, Bowen Xie, MD, Yash K. Pandya, BS, Steven A. Leers, MD, Michel S. Makaroun, MD, Efthymios D. Avgerinos, MD, Eric S. Hager, MD. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA. "
9:33 - 9:46 am Antegrade Superficial Femoral Access for Lower Extremity Arterial Disease is Safe and Effective Technique "Cassius Lyad Ochoa Chaar, MD " Michael Pezold, MD, MS "Michael Pezold, MD, MS, Todd Berland, Caron Rockman, Mikel Sadek, Glenn Jacobowitz, Neal Cayne, Thomas Maldonado, Sheila Blumberg. NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA. "
9:46 - 9:52 am Saphenous Vein Dilation: An Alternative to Prosthetic Femoral-Distal Bypass Revascularization "Cassius lyad Ochoa Chaar, MD, MS, RPVI " Kaspar Trocha, MD Kaspar Trocha, MD.Metropolitan Hospital Center, NY, NY, USA.
9:52 - 10:00 am Ultrasound-guided (Pioneer) and Outback Reentry Devices at the Infrapopliteal Level Elias N. Fakhoury, MD "Elias N. Fakhoury, MD1, Mariel Rivero, MD2, Sikandar Z. Khan, MBBS1, Gregory S. Cherr, MD1, Linda M. Harris, MD1, Maciej L. Dryjski, MD1, Hasan H. Dosluoglu2. 1SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA, 2VA Western NY Healthcare System, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA. "
10:00 - 10:06 am Presentation and Management of a Rare and Fatal Pathology: Saccular SMA Aneurysms Sunny Sahajwani, MD "Sunny Sahajwani, MD, Besher Tolaymat, Ali Khalifeh, MD, Motahar Housseini, MD, Rafael Santini-Dominguez, MD, David N. Blitzer, MD, Rajabrata Sarkar, MD PhD, Shahab Toursavadkohi, MD. University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA. "
10:06 - 10:19 am Outcomes of the V-Healthy Awareness Campaign that Empowers High School Students to Understand and Diagnose Vascular Disease Risk Factors Linda Harris, MD Manish Mehta, MD, MPH "Manish Mehta, MD, MPH Vascular Health Partners, Latham, NY, USA"
10:19 - 10:25 am Successful Repair of an Arterio-Vesical Fistula as a Complication after Coil Embolization for Right Hypogastric Artery Aneurysm Jackie Zhang, MD "Jackie Zhang, M.D., Rafael Santini Dominguez, M.D., Sunny Sahajwani, M.D., Michael Phelan, M.D., John Karwowski, M.D.. University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA. "
10:25 - 10:31 am Open Repair of Celiac Artery Aneurysm Yana Etkin, MD "Yana Etkin, Sonia Talathi, Bo Wang, Gregg Landis. Northwell Health, Lake Success, NY, USA. "
10:31 - 10:37 am False Lumen Embolization as a Rescue Technique in the Setting of Acute and Chronic Dissecting Aneurysms as Adjunct to TEVAR Stephanie Rakestraw, MS "Stephanie Rakestraw, MS, Kevin Nguyen, MD, Anthony Feghali, MD, Dawn Salvatore, MD, Paul DiMuzio, MD, Babak Abai, MD. Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. "
8:00 am - 10:30 am Sky & Allegheny Simulation Session II: All Welcome Christopher Smolock, MD
10:30 am - 11:00 am Grand Ballroom Coffee Break and Collect Raffle Tickets - Visit the Exhibits
11:00 am - 11:10 am Urban Introduction of the Honorary Guest Lecture Anil P. Hingorani, MD
11:10 am - 12:00 pm Urban Honorary Guest Lecture Frank J. Veith, MD
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lawrence Welk Lunch Symposium A
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Monongahela Lunch Symposium B: Real-World Results- Approach to Disease Specific Management of TBAD Virendra Patel, MD
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Urban Issues Panel : So you think you face dilemmas? Our experts answer. Kathleen Ozsvath, MD; Steven Leers, MD & Faisal Aziz, MD
1:15 - 1:20 pm Welcome and Introductions Kathleen Ozsvath, MD
1:20-1:30 pm Times are Changing- Is multispecialty, private practice, or hospital practice best for me? And how do I negotiate for what I want? Ellen Dillavou, MD
1:30-1:35 pm Questions
1:35-1:42 pm What are these acronyms? ACO, MIPS. How does Health Policy affect me? Brajesh K, Lal, MD
1:42-1:45 pm Questions
1:45 - 1:57 pm How do women and minorities get representation in the Boardroom? Linda Harris, MD; Palma Shaw, MD, FACS, RPVI
1:57-2:00 pm Questions
2:06 - 2:12 pm How do we stand our ground when others are claiming to be experts? Darren Schneider, MD; Sharif Ellozy, MD
2:12 - 2:15 pm Questions
2:15 - 2:27 pm So you think you are trained and ready? 0+5 vs traditional training Saum Rahimi, MD; William Beckerman, MD
2:27 - 2:30 pm Questions
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Urban Diversity Panel Paul Haser, MD; Ageliki Vouyouka, MD
2:30 – 2:35 pm Misaki Kiguchi, MD award update Misaki Kiguchi, MD
2:35 - 2:40 pm Sheila Blumberg, MD award update Sheila Blumberg, MD
2:40 - 2:52 pm Getting into a leadership position and positioning yourself for growth Vivian Gahtan, MD, FACS
2:52 - 3:04 pm Unconscious Bias Ulka Sachdev, MD
3:04 - 3:16pm The challenges of a FMG/Immigrant Surgeon - are they real and how to overcome them Maciej L. Dryjski, MD
3:16 - 3:30 pm Panel Discussion Panel
1:15 pm - 3:45 pm Monongahela Community Physicians Program Clifford Sales, MD
1:15 - 1:20 pm Introduction Clifford Sales, MD
1:20 -1:30 pm Working with the hospital CEO to build a community practice Mark G. Davies, MD PhD
1:30 - 1:40 pm Rebuttal: The CEO is not your friend Phiip Paty, MD
1:40 -1:50 pm OBL: It is a necessity to survive Manish Mehta, MD, MPH
1:50 - 2:00 pm Rebuttal: Not so fast…There are hidden problems Raymond Holmes, MD
2:00 - 2:10 pm The Vascular Lab: Must be physician-owned Matthew Dougherty, MD
2:10 - 2:20 pm Rebuttal: Better to allow the hospital to own the Vascular Lab Evan Ryer, MD
2:20 - 2:40 pm Panel Discussion Clifford Sales, MD
2:40 - 2:50 pm Credentialing Issues for the Community Vascular Surgeon Keith Calligaro, MD
2:50 - 3:00 pm Caring for the patient is more than just treating their vascular disease Manish Mehta, MD, MPH
3:00 - 3:10 pm Do Physicians Extenders Help or Hurt in the Community? Clifford Sales, MD
3:10 - 3:45 pm Panel Discussion Mark G. Davies, MD PhD
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Grand Ballroom Coffee Break and Prize Drawing - Visit the Exhibits
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm Urban Member Business Meeting Executive Council Officers
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm Grand Ballroom Non-Member Industry Trade Show in the Exhibit Hall
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Hotel Lobby Trolleys to Carnegie Science Center Depart at 6:05 and 6:20 pm from Lobby
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Presidential Reception - All Welcome
Saturday, Sept. 7th, 2019
7:15 am - 10:00 am Jefferson H Speaker Ready
7:30 am - 8:30 am Monongahela Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 11:00 am Monongahela Allied Health Program Brajesh K. Lal, MD
8:00 - 8:10am Welcome and introductions, history and mission of program Brajesh K. Lal, MD
8:10 - 8:20 am The role of allied health professionals in a clinical practice – a surgeon's perspective Linda Harris, MD
8:20 - 8:30 am Wet Gangrene Megan Carrol, NP
8:30 - 8:40 am Transitional Surgical Clinic Sarah Rosenberger, NP
8:40 - 8:50 am Statins in the primary and secondary prevention of atherosclerotic disease Sherin Tonaus, NP
8:50 – 9:00 am Surgical Site Infection: prevention, detection, and treatment Marie Rossi, NP
9:00 - 9:10 am What to do when a dialysis access malfunctions? Tracy Vaughn, PA
9:10 - 9:25 am Panel Panel
9:25 – 9:55 am Break and Hands on Set Up
9:55 - 10:55 am Hands On Breakouts: Attendees Please Rotate 15 Minutes to Each Station
Care of vascular wounds (includes salves, dressings, debridement, biologics and wound vacs) Robyn Macsata, MD; Isabelle Komornicki, NP
Management of lymphedema Palma Shaw, MD; DeAnna Holtman, NP
Varicose Veins: Sclerotherapy Kathleen Ozsvath, MD; Debbie Goodman, LPN
Dialysis access: graft/fistula - permacast, peritoneal dialysis cath, uro cath Paul Haser, MD; Sarah Rosenberger, NP
8:30am - 8:45 am Urban Award Ceremony II Anil P. Hingorani, MD
8:30 - 8:35 am 2019 Poster Winner Presentation TBD
8:35 8:40 am Medical Student Case Presentation TBD
8:40 - 8:45 am Resident Case Presentation TBD
8:45 am - 10:47 am Urban Scientific Session IV Jim McKinsey, MD; Robert Rhee, MD; Benjamin Jackson, MD; Neal Cayne, MD
8:45 - 8:53 am Loss To Follow-up After Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, A Suburban Community Teaching Practice Experience Einstein Juma, MD, "Einstein Juma, MD, Caitlyn Dowling, Minje Ha, MD, David Mann, DO, Minha Kim, MD, Lauren DiLello, MPH, Ian Schlieder, DO, Dahlia Plummer, MD, Alan Dietzek, MD. Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT, USA. "
8:53 - 9:06 am Frequency of Perigraft Hygroma after Aortic Reconstruction Using Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) Grafts Karan Garg, MD Alexander H. King, MS "Alexander H. King, MS, Ravi N. Ambani, MD, Karem C. Harth, MD, Vikram S. Kashyap, MD, Norman H. Kumins, MD, Virginia L. Wong, MD, Henry R. Baele, MD, Jae S. Cho, MD. University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA. "
9:06 - 9:14 am Shockwave Lithotripsy Facilitates Large Bore Vascular Access Through Calcified Arteries Lucyna Z. Price, MD "LUCYNA Z. PRICE, PETER L. FARIES, JAMES F. MCKINSEY, PRAKASH KRISHNAN, GILBERT H. L. TANG, JASON C. KOVACIC, DANIEL K. HAN, RAMI O. TADROS. MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL, NEW YORK, NY, USA"
9:14 - 9:20 am Endovascular Repair of Ascending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm Presenting with Hemoptysis Brittany C. Montross, MD "Brittany C. Montross, MD, Mariel Rivero, MD, Hasan Dosluoglu, MD. University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA. "
9:20 - 9:33 am Outcomes Of Translumbar Embolization Of Type II Endoleaks Following EVAR Michael Curi, MD John F. Charitable, MD "John F. Charitable, MD, Peter Patalano, MD, Glenn Jacobowitz, MD, Mikel Sadek, MD, Caron Rockman, MD, Thomas Maldonado, MD, Karan Garg, MD, Neal Cayne, MD. NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, USA. "
9:33 - 9:41 am Aortoiliac Endarterectomy: A Modern Case Series Alykhan Lalani, MD, MS "Alykhan Lalani, MD, MS, Samuel Victoria, MD, Nicolas Zea, MD, Bruce Torrance, MD, Marie Unruh, MD, William Risher, MD, Robert Batson, MD, Larry Hollier, MD, Malachi Sheahan, MD. LSU health Science Center, New Orleans, LA, USA. "
9:41 - 9:54 am The Evolution of Open AAA Repair at a Tertiary Care Center Phil Paty, MD Alexander Fairman, MD "Alexander Fairman, MD, Amanda L. Chin, BS, Benjamin M. Jackson, Paul J. Foley, MD, Scott M. Damrauer, MD, Michael A. Golden, MD, Ronald M. Fairman, MD, Grace J. Wang, MD. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. "
9:54 - 10:07 am Parallel Grafting Should be Considered as a First Line Therapy for the Treatment of Paravisceral Aortic Aneurysms Mike Wilderman, MD Abdullah Alfawaz, MD "Abdullah Alfawaz, MD, Kaitlyn Dunphy, Tareq Massimi, MD, Steven Abramowitz, MD, Misaki Kiguchi, MD, Rajesh Malik, MD, Joshua Dearing, MD, Edward Y. Woo, MD. MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA. "
10:0 - 10:15 am Elevated Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio Predicts Mortality Following Elective Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) Alexander H. King, MS "Alexander H. King, MS, Karem C. Harth, MD, Norman H. Kumins, MD, Virginia L. Wong, MD, David A. Zidar, MD PhD, Vikram S. Kashyap, MD, Jae S. Cho, MD. University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA. "
10:15 - 10:28 am Detection of Spinal Cord Ischemia during Endovascular Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) Monitoring Ed Woo, MD C Taylor Lewis, MD "C Taylor Lewis1, Emanuel R. Tenorio2, Sharif Ellozy1, Christian D. Etz3, Gustavo S. Oderich2, Darren B. Schneider1. 1NewYork-Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA, 2Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 3University of Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany. "
10:28 - 10:41 am Maximizing Proximal Seal Zone in Fenestrated Endografting: Evolution in the Approach to Graft Configuration Shang Loh, MD Daniel H. Newton, MD "Daniel H. Newton, MD1, Paul J. Foley, III, MD1, Yana Etkin, MD2, Ronald M. Fairman, MD1, Gregg Landis, MD2, Edward Y. Woo, MD3, Benjamin M. Jackson, MD1. 1Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2Northwell Health, Manhasset, NY, USA, 3MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC, DC, USA."
10:41 - 10:47 am Long Term Surveillance and Management of a Degenerating Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Samuel Lee, MD "Samuel Lee, Alfio Carroccio, Allan Conway, Derek Brinster. Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA. "
8:00 am - 12:15 pm Allegheny, Greene, Indiana, Franklin, Bedford, Jefferson Mock Oral Exams Saum Rahimi, MD; Faisal Aziz, MD, FACS
10:45 am - 11:00 am Grand Ballroom Coffee Break - Visit the Exhibits
11:00 AM Urban Introduction of the President James F. Mckinsey, MD
11:10 am - 12:00 pm Urban Presidential Address Anil P. Hingorani, MD
12:00 PM Adjourn