SESSION 106 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 106: MISCELLANEOUS/GENERAL TOPICS AND LOWER EXTREMITY TOPICS TOO IMPORTANT TO MISS
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Peter A. Schneider, MD / Venita R. Chandra, MD / Vik S. Kashyap, MD  
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7:00 AM - 7:05 AM Current Status Of An Endovascular First Approach To Lower Extremity Revascularization For CLTI In The Context Of The BEST-CLI Trial: What Are The Exceptions
  Presenter(s):Justin George, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:06 AM - 7:11 AM Radial Access Should Be In The Armamentarium Of Every Vascular Surgeon: Why, When And How To Use It: Equipment Needed And Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Heron E. Rodriguez, MD  
7:12 AM - 7:17 AM Essential Angiographic Skills For Endovascular Surgeons: Must Include Gantry Angle Projections, Image Settings, Contrast Dilution, Injection Pressure And Flow Rates, Frame Rates, Cone Beam CTs, Fusion, Etc.
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:18 AM - 7:23 AM Severe Iatrogenic Injuries: Etiologies, Locations, Diagnosis And Safe Endo Treatment Techniques: Precautions And Prevention
  Presenter(s):Samy S. Nitecki, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:24 AM - 7:29 AM Novel Wire Fixation Device: How It Works, Where It Can Help And Advantages
  Presenter(s):Patrick E. Muck, MD, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:30 AM - 7:35 AM Does Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Really Work For Ischemic And Nonischemic Wounds In Vascular Patients: Is There Proof And Is It Worth The Cost
  Presenter(s):Robert B. McLafferty, MD, MBA  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:36 AM - 7:41 AM Panel Discussion
IMPORTANT LOWER EXTREMITY TOPICS
7:42 AM - 7:47 AM With Prograde CFA Punctures, How To Easily Get The Guidewire Down The SFA Rather Than The Deep Femoral
  Presenter(s):Ali Amin, MD, RVT, FACS, FACC  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:48 AM - 7:53 AM Prograde SFA Access Can Be Safe And Effective For Lower Extremity Endo Procedures; When And How To Do It And Obtain Secure Closure
  Presenter(s):Karan Garg, MD / Todd Berland, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
7:54 AM - 7:59 AM Endovascular Treatment Of CFA Lesions Is Proving Superior To Endarterectomy Because Of Improvements In Technology And Technique And The Complications Of Endarterectomy: How To Do It And When Is Endarterectomy Still Mandatory
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Ambulation Physical Therapy For PAD Is Now Covered By Medicare: Why Is It So Poorly Prescribed And What Can Be Done To Enhance Its Use
  Presenter(s):Caron B. Rockman, MD / Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, MS, FAHA, FACC   
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:06 AM - 8:11 AM Paclitaxel Use In CLTI Patients: Is There Still Any Evidence Of An Increased Amputation Risk
  Presenter(s):Peter A. Schneider, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:12 AM - 8:17 AM Open Treatment First For CLTI In The Era Of BEST-CLI: When Is It Best: It’s Not Just For Patients With Good Ipsilateral Great Saphenous Veins
  Presenter(s):Yana Etkin, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:18 AM - 8:26 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 106
 
SESSION 107 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 107: MORE LOWER EXTREMITY TOPICS TOO IMPORTANT TO MISS
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Vik S. Kashyap, MD / Richard F. Neville, MD / Miguel F. Montero-Baker, MD  
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8:26 AM - 8:31 AM CLTI Nomenclature And Data End-Points Need Refurbishing: A Call To Action For The Next Decade Of Care
  Presenter(s):Miguel F. Montero-Baker, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:32 AM - 8:37 AM Outcomes Of Interventions For PAD In African American Female Patients And Asian Patients: Is It Different And Why: Can Anything Be Done About It
  Presenter(s):Caron B. Rockman, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:38 AM - 8:43 AM The Effect Of Optimal Medical Therapy On Outcomes In Patients With CLTI In The BEST-CLI Trial
  Presenter(s):Vik S. Kashyap, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:44 AM - 8:49 AM

Power Point Presentation with Synched Audio
When Is Primary Amputation Ever Appropriate For Patients With CLTI: It’s Much Less Common Than You Think
  Presenter(s):Christopher J. Abularrage, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:50 AM - 8:55 AM Duplex Ultrasound For Diagnosis Of Failing Stents Placed For Arterial Occlusive Disease: Why Is It Important And How Often Should It Be Done After Treatment In Claudicants; In CLTI Patients
  Presenter(s):Keith D. Calligaro, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
8:56 AM - 9:01 AM Panel Discussion
9:02 AM - 9:07 AM Perfusion Imaging With Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS): How Is It Done And What Is Its Value In Patients Requiring Interventions For Lower Extremity Ischemia
  Presenter(s):Richard F. Neville, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:08 AM - 9:13 AM Can The BEST-CLI Trial Tell Us Whether Saving A Limb Also Prolongs Survival
  Presenter(s):Peter A. Schneider, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:14 AM - 9:19 AM Never Say Never: Endovascular Profundaplasty Is Possible And Effective: How To Do It And Results
  Presenter(s):Pasqualino Sirignano, MD, PhDS / Francesco Speziale, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:20 AM - 9:25 AM Value Of Duplex Gray Scale In Predicting Successful SFA CTO Crossing, Re-Entry And The Need For Distal Access
  Presenter(s):Natalie A. Marks, MD, RPVI, RVT, FSVM / Enrico Ascher, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:26 AM - 9:31 AM Aggressive Interventions Including Atherectomy In Claudicants Leads To More Harm Than Good
  Presenter(s):Dipankar Mukherjee, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:32 AM - 9:38 AM Panel Discussion
9:38 AM - 9:48 AM Break – Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (3rd Floor)
END OF SESSION 107
 
SESSION 108 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 108: AORTIC TOPICS TOO IMPORTANT TO MISS AND SPINE EXPOSURE
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:David J. Minion, MD / William P. Robinson, MD / Kenneth Ouriel, MD, MBA  
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9:48 AM - 9:53 AM Contemporary Management Of Kommerell’s Diverticulum And Aberrant Subclavian Artery: From The International Vascular Low Frequency Disorders Consortium
  Presenter(s):Peter F. Lawrence, MD / Jonathan Bath, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
9:54 AM - 9:59 AM Retroperitoneal Bleeding Is A Catastrophic And Poorly Detected Complication Of Groin Access Above The Inguinal Ligament: Early Bird Bioimpedance Monitoring (From Saranas) Can Detect Early Retroperitoneal Access Bleeding: How Does It Work And Results
  Presenter(s):David O'Connor, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM Outcomes Of EVAR In Over 18,000 High-Risk Patients Ineligible For Open Repair: When Is EVAR Justified Over No Intervention In Such Patients: Why Is EVAR 2 No Longer Relevant
  Presenter(s):George A. Antoniou, MD, PhD, MSc, FEBVS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:06 AM - 10:11 AM Improved System For Evaluating Aortic Neck Anatomy And Suitability For EVAR And Need For F/EVAR
  Presenter(s):David J. Minion, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
SPINE EXPOSURE SURGERY (6-Minute Presentations)
10:12 AM - 10:18 AM Technical Tips And Tools For The Vascular Surgeon To Provide Anterior Exposure For Spine Procedures (6-Minute Presentation)
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey Jim, MD, MPHS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:19 AM - 10:25 AM Vascular Complications Of Anterior Spine Exposures; How To Avoid Them And How To Treat Them If They Occur (6-Minute Presentation)
  Presenter(s):William P. Robinson, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:26 AM - 10:32 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 108
 
SESSION 109 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 109: AORTIC AND CAROTID TOPICS TOO IMPORTANT TO MISS
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Frank J. Veith, MD / Enrico Ascher, MD / Mark A. Adelman, MD  
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TOPICS RELATED TO THE AORTA AND ITS BRANCHES
10:32 AM - 10:37 AM Isolated Mesenteric Artery Dissections Should Be Managed Medically In Most Cases: When Is Open Or Endo Treatment Needed And How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Heron E. Rodriguez, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:38 AM - 10:43 AM Retroperitoneal Exposure Of The Visceral Aorta And Its Branches: It’s Not Simple; Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):R. Clement Darling III, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:44 AM - 10:49 AM Performance Of Newer Generation Endografts (Endologix) Anatomically Fixed On The Aortic Bifurcation For AAA Repair: Long-Term Outcomes In The Medicare Population
  Presenter(s):Mark Conrad, MD, MMSc  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:50 AM - 10:55 AM Fenestrated EVAR Versus Chimney EVAR For Juxtarenal AAAs: When Is One Better Than The Other And What Are The Critical Considerations
  Presenter(s):Piergiorgio Cao, MD, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:56 AM - 11:01 AM Balloon Optimized Molding For Better Deployment And Sealing Of Alto (From Endologix) Low Profile Endografts For EVAR: How To Do It And How It Helps Prevent Endoleaks And Migration
  Presenter(s):David J. Minion, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:02 AM - 11:07 AM The Vascular Surgeon’s Role In TAVR Procedures Via The Common Carotid Artery: Pitfalls And Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Gregg S. Landis, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:08 AM - 11:13 AM Panel Discussion
CAROTID TOPICS
11:13 AM - 11:18 AM Tips And Tricks For Successful TCAR And When Is CEA And Best Medical Treatment Better Than TCAR
  Presenter(s):Jeffrey Jim, MD, MPHS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:19 AM - 11:24 AM Techniques For Dealing With Challenging Carotid Lesions: How Does TCAR Facilitate Treatment When Nothing Else Could Work
  Presenter(s):Joseph J. Ricotta II, MD, MS, DFSVS, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:25 AM - 11:30 AM Shaking Limb Syndrome: What Is Its Symptoms And Why Is It A Good But Uncommon And Overlooked Indication For CEA Or CAS
  Presenter(s):Bruce A. Perler, MD, MBA  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:31 AM - 11:36 AM Carotid Intervention Improves Mood In Depressed Patients With Carotid Stenosis: What Is The Evidence And Should All Depressed Patients With Carotid Disease Undergo Carotid Intervention
  Presenter(s):Wei Zhou, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:37 AM - 11:42 AM Management Of Carotid Infections Including Post CEA With Patches: Outcomes Of Ipsilateral Carotid Bypass In Hostile Necks: Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Heron E. Rodriguez, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:43 AM - 11:48 AM Eagle Syndrome: Internal Carotid Artery Compression By A Hypertrophic Styloid Process: What Symptoms Does It Cause, How To Diagnose It And How To Fix It
  Presenter(s):Peter F. Lawrence, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:49 AM - 11:54 AM Cerebral Hyperfusion Syndrome After Carotid Interventions: Who Is At Risk; How To Avoid And How To Treat
  Presenter(s):Enrico Ascher, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:55 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
End of Program N

VEITHsymposium continues with the A-V Access Program in the Grand Ballroom West, 3rd floor, and the Advances in Vascular Imaging and Diagnosis Program in the Murray Hill Suite on the 2nd floor.

END OF SESSION 109
 
SESSION 110 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 110: IMPORTANT ISSUES IN HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS (7-MINUTE TALKS)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Larry A. Scher, MD / Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH  
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8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Introduction
  Presenter(s):Larry A. Scher, MD / Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:06 AM - 8:13 AM It’s Really All About The Patient!
  Presenter(s):Dori R. Schatell, MS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:14 AM - 8:21 AM How To Improve The Patient Experience And ‘Ace’ The CMS Patient Experience Surveys
  Presenter(s):Terry Litchfield, MPA  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:22 AM - 8:29 AM What Is The Optimal Time For Access Placement In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
  Presenter(s):Charmaine Lok, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:30 AM - 8:37 AM Optimal Start In The Value Based Care World
  Presenter(s):Theodore F. Saad, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:38 AM - 8:45 AM Administrative And System Challenges In Transitioning Chronic Hemodialysis Patients To Dialysis Centers
  Presenter(s):Anthony Meo, RN, MBA  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:46 AM - 8:53 AM The Importance Of Vascular Access Registries In Improving Clinical Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Robert Shahverdyan, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:54 AM - 9:04 AM Panel Discussion
9:05 AM - 9:12 AM Update On Access Cannulation: Is There Anything New On The Horizon
  Presenter(s):Deborah Brouwer-Maier, RN, CNN  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:13 AM - 9:20 AM Ultrasound Guided Cannulation For Hemodialysis Access – A Paradigm Shift
  Presenter(s):Vandana D. Niyyar, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:21 AM - 9:28 AM Novel Methods To Predict And Assess AV Fistula Maturation
  Presenter(s):Peter Kotanko, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:29 AM - 9:36 AM Early Follow Up After AV Fistula Creation Improves Access Related Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Yana Etkin, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:37 AM - 9:44 AM Vascular Access Monitoring: Can We Do It Better
  Presenter(s):Charmaine Lok, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:45 AM - 9:52 AM Tips And Techniques For The Use Of Ultrasound In AV Access
  Presenter(s):Robert Shahverdyan, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:53 AM - 10:03 AM Panel Discussion
10:04 AM - 10:25 AM Break - Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (3rd Floor)
END OF SESSION 110
 
SESSION 111 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 111: MORE IMPORTANT ISSUES IN HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS (7-MINUTE TALKS)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Haimanot (Monnie) Wasse, MD, MPH, FASN / Evan C. Lipsitz, MD, MBA  
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10:26 AM - 10:33 AM Strategies For Development Of A Health Care Network Dialysis Access Program
  Presenter(s):John R. Ross, Sr., MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
10:34 AM - 10:41 AM AV Fistula Maturation: Going Beyond Creation To Successful Cannulation
  Presenter(s):Neghae Mawla, MD, FASDIN  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
10:42 AM - 10:49 AM Access Surgery In The Breast Cancer Patient
  Presenter(s):Vicki J. Teodorescu, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
10:50 AM - 10:57 AM Precision Stenting For Central Venous Stenosis
  Presenter(s):Theodore F. Saad, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
10:58 AM - 11:05 AM Lessons Learned From Three Decades Of Dialysis Access Care
  Presenter(s):Sanford D. Altman, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
11:06 AM - 11:16 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 111
 
SESSION 112 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 112: MINISYMPOSIUM: HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS INDUCED DISTAL ISCHEMIA (7-MINUTE TALKS)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Larry A. Scher, MD / Yana Etkin, MD  
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11:17 AM - 11:24 AM Steal Syndrome: More Than A Blood Flow Problem
  Presenter(s):Sal Scali, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
11:25 AM - 11:32 AM Can We Predict (And Prevent) Steal Syndrome
  Presenter(s):Matthew J. Dougherty, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
11:33 AM - 11:40 AM Proximalization Should Replace DRIL For Treatment Of HAIDI
  Presenter(s):Homayoun Hashemi, MD, FACS, RVT  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
11:41 AM - 11:48 AM Contemporary Outcomes Of Distal Radial Artery Ligation For HAIDI
  Presenter(s):Mohamad A. Hussain, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
11:49 AM - 11:59 AM Panel Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break - Mercury Rotunda & Ballroom (3rd Floor)
END OF SESSION 112
 
SESSION 113 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 113: POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND LEGAL ISSUES IN HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS (7-MINUTE TALKS)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Larry A. Scher, MD / Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH  
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1:00 PM - 1:07 PM Reimbursement And Regulatory Update In Dialysis Access
  Presenter(s):Terry Litchfield, MPA  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:08 PM - 1:15 PM DEBATE: What Is Optimal For FDA Approval Of Novel Vascular Access Devices: Single Arm Clinical Trials Are Adequate To Support Approval Of Novel Vascular Access Devices
  Presenter(s):Ellen D. Dillavou, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:16 PM - 1:23 PM DEBATE: Regulatory Approval Of Novel Vascular Access Devices: When A Randomized Clinical Study Could Help
  Presenter(s):Robert E. Lee, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:24 PM - 1:31 PM Is Value Based Access Care Finally Ready For Prime Time
  Presenter(s):Evan C. Lipsitz, MD, MBA  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:32 PM - 1:39 PM

Power Point Presentation with Synched Audio
Expanding Dialysis Innovations And Care Choices: Patients Say ‘If Not Us, Who’; ‘If Not Now, When’
  Presenter(s):Paul T. Conway, BA  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:40 PM - 1:50 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 113
 
SESSION 114 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 114: NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES IN HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS (7-MINUTE TALKS)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Haimanot (Monnie) Wasse, MD, MPH, FASN / Clifford M. Sales, MD, MBA, FACS  
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1:51 PM - 1:58 PM Update On The Velocity Percutaneous AV Fistula (Venova Medical)
  Presenter(s):Robert Shahverdyan, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
1:59 PM - 2:06 PM Use Of Bioengineered Vascular Wrap (SelfWrap) To Improve AV Fistula Outcomes (VenoStent)
  Presenter(s):Ellen D. Dillavou, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:07 PM - 2:14 PM Safety And Efficacy Of HemoWrap Device For Post Cannulation Hemostasis
  Presenter(s):Sundaram Ravikumar, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:15 PM - 2:22 PM InnAVasc Access Graft Prevents Cannulation Injury: Update On The PIVOTAL Clinical Trial
 
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:23 PM - 2:30 PM Results Of Wrapsody Arteriovenous Access Efficacy (WAVE) PIVOTAL Trial
  Presenter(s):Mahmood Razavi, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:31 PM - 2:38 PM TBD
2:39 PM - 2:49 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 114
 
SESSION 115 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 115: UPDATE ON CLINICAL CHALLENGES IN HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS (7-MINUTE TALKS)
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Larry A. Scher, MD / Surendra Shenoy, MD, PhD  
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2:50 PM - 2:57 PM Dear Surgeons: Design Me A Better Access – Observations Of An Interventional Nephrologist
  Presenter(s):Neghae Mawla, MD, FASDIN  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
2:58 PM - 3:05 PM Creating Autogenous Hemodialysis Access In Children And Adolescents
  Presenter(s):William Jennings, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:06 PM - 3:13 PM Should We Be Performing More Lower Extremity Access Procedures
  Presenter(s):Jeremy Crane, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:14 PM - 3:21 PM Safe And Effective HeRO Graft Placement: Technique And Results
  Presenter(s):Karl A. Illig, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:22 PM - 3:29 PM Treatment Options For Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome In Dialysis Patients
  Presenter(s):Mark G. Davies, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:30 PM - 3:37 PM Current Strategies For Selection Of Biologic Versus Prosthetic Grafts For Hemodialysis Access
  Presenter(s):Jesse Garcia, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:38 PM - 3:45 PM Can We Make A Fistula Last Forever
  Presenter(s):Surendra Shenoy, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
3:46 PM - 3:53 PM TBD
3:54 PM - 4:05 PM Panel Discussion
End of Program O

END OF SESSION 115
 
SESSION 116 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 116: MANAGING THE PATIENT WITH PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL OCCLUSIVE DISEASE (PAD): STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF THE DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES, WHO NEEDS WHICH TESTS AND WHEN
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
Moderators:Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
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6:50 AM - 7:00 AM Welcome And Opening Remarks: Navigating The Meeting And Optimizing Your Experience
  Presenter(s):George L. Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
PAD is a very complex disease with many available diagnostic modalities. Armed with the right information, a thorough history and physical exam, and the appropriate diagnostic/imaging modality, the patient will be on the right track to getting the help and care he or she needs. How Much is Enough? What Do We Need For Diagnosis, Management And Treatment Of PAD?
7:00 AM - 7:08 AM The History And Physical Examination Matters And Guides The Workup
  Presenter(s):Anahita Dua, MD, MS, MBA  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
7:08 AM - 7:16 AM Still Important Role Of Physiologic Testing
  Presenter(s):Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
7:16 AM - 7:24 AM Role Of Duplex Ultrasound In The PAD Workup
7:24 AM - 7:32 AM Evolving And Expanding Role Of Pedal Artery Imaging
  Presenter(s):Jill S. Sommerset, BS, RVT, FSVU  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
7:32 AM - 7:40 AM What About CTA And MRA
7:40 AM - 7:48 AM Strategic Use Of Contrast Arteriography
  Presenter(s):John Carson, MD  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
7:48 AM - 8:10 AM Panel Discussion: Putting It All Together
END OF SESSION 116
 
SESSION 117 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 117: ABDOMINAL IMAGING TIPS AND TRICKS: LESSONS LEARNED FROM CASE STUDY PRESENTATIONS
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
Moderators:Laurence Needleman, MD  
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8:15 AM - 8:25 AM Renal Artery Scanning
  Presenter(s):Patrick A. Washko, BS  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
8:25 AM - 8:35 AM 5 Tips For A Liver Duplex Exam
  Presenter(s):Robert De Jong, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
8:35 AM - 8:45 AM Mesenteric With Focus On Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome
  Presenter(s):Phillip J. Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
8:45 AM - 8:55 AM Duplex Surveillance After Complex Aortic Endovascular Repair
  Presenter(s):R. Eugene Zierler, MD, RPVI  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
8:55 AM - 9:05 AM Bonus Lecture: Who Is The Right Patient For The Renal Artery Duplex Examination
  Presenter(s):Laurence Needleman, MD  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
9:05 AM - 9:15 AM Panel Discussion
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 117
 
SESSION 118 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 118: CEREBROVASCULAR
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
Moderators:TBD
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9:45 AM - 9:55 AM Evolution And Review Of Carotid Duplex Criteria: From Strandness To IAC Consensus
  Presenter(s):R. Eugene Zierler, MD, RPVI  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
9:55 AM - 10:05 AM Review Of IAC Consensus Criteria: How To Transition And Incorporate It Into Your Practice
  Presenter(s):Heather L. Gornik, MD  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM The Role Of Alternative Imaging For Carotid Disease; What’s Best And When is It Necessary
10:15 AM - 10:25 AM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 118
 
SESSION 119 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 119: PRACTICE ENHANCEMENTS AND PHILISOPHICAL ISSUES I
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
Moderators:George L. Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU  
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10:25 AM - 10:35 AM Variability Of Practice Patterns From A Survey Of International Vascular Specialists: Lessons Learned And How We Can Be More Value Added
  Presenter(s):Jill S. Sommerset, BS, RVT, FSVU  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
10:35 AM - 10:45 AM How To Recruit, Train, And Retain Vascular Sonographers
  Presenter(s):George L. Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
10:45 AM - 10:55 AM State Of Vascular Ultrasound Education And Training
  Presenter(s):Traci B. Fox, EdD, RDMS, RVT, FSVU  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
10:55 AM - 11:05 AM Is There A Role For Advanced Practice Vascular Sonography
  Presenter(s):Joseph P. Hughes, MBA, RVT, RVS, RPhS, NVS, FSVU  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
11:05 AM - 11:15 AM Sonographer Burnout: How Real Is This And How Can It Be Addressed
  Presenter(s):Aubrey J. Rybyinski, BS, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
11:15 AM - 11:25 AM What’s Happening With The Workforce: Is The Projected Sonographer Shortage Real, How Can It Be Addressed
  Presenter(s):Traci B. Fox, EdD, RDMS, RVT, FSVU  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
11:25 AM - 11:40 AM Panel Discussion
11:40 AM - 11:50 AM Lunch Break - South Corridor, 2nd Floor
END OF SESSION 119
 
SESSION 120 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 120: TECHNICAL SKILLS LAB
Location: Nassau Suites, 2nd Floor
Moderators:Fernando Amador, RVT / Richard Dubin, AAS-DMS, RVT, RDMS / David Staschover  
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(This session will allow you to visit with recognized experts in the field in an informal setting with opportunity for “hands-on” time and conversation to glean technical tips in various areas of vascular ultrasound and physiologic testing.)
11:50 AM - 12:40 PM Station 1: Pedal Artery Imaging
11:50 AM - 12:40 PM Station 2: Carotid Artery Imaging
11:50 AM - 12:40 PM Station 3: Transcranial Duplex
11:50 AM - 12:40 PM Station 4: Venous Reflux Testing
11:50 AM - 12:40 PM Station 5: Renal Artery Imaging
11:50 AM - 12:40 PM Station 6: Physiologic Test
11:50 AM - 12:40 PM Station 7: Hemodialysis Access
11:50 AM - 12:40 PM Station 8: Iliocaval Imaging
12:40 PM - 12:50 PM Transition To Plenary Sessions (Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor)
END OF SESSION 120
 
SESSION 121 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 121: INTERPRETING WITH THE MASTERS
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
Moderators:Laurence Needleman, MD  
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12:50 PM - 1:50 PM Panel Discussion: Interpreting With The Masters
  Panelist(s): Phillip J. Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSVU / David L. Dawson, MD / Anahita Dua, MD, MS, MBA / Heather L. Gornik, MD / Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, FSVU / Leslie M. Scoutt, MD / R. Eugene Zierler, MD, RPVI  
END OF SESSION 121
 
SESSION 122 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 122: WHAT THE VASCULAR SPECIALIST SHOULD EXPECT FROM A WELL-DONE VASCULAR ULTRASOUND EVALUATION
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
Moderators:David L. Dawson, MD  
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1:50 PM - 2:00 PM The Lower Extremity Arterial Mapping
  Presenter(s):Jill S. Sommerset, BS, RVT, FSVU  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
2:00 PM - 2:10 PM The Lower Extremity Vein Evaluation For Reflux
  Presenter(s):Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
2:10 PM - 2:20 PM The Ilio-Caval Evaluation In Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  Presenter(s):Jan M. Sloves, RVT  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
END OF SESSION 122
 
SESSION 123 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 123: VENOUS IMAGING: TESTING FOR CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY, LEG REFLUX AND PELVIC VEIN DISORDERS
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
Moderators:Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT  
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2:20 PM - 2:30 PM Clinical Evaluation Of The Swollen Leg: It’s Not Just Reflux And DVT
  Presenter(s):Steven M. Dean, DO  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
2:30 PM - 2:40 PM The Anterior Saphenous Vein: Anatomic And Clinical Considerations For The Vascular Sonographer
  Presenter(s):Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
2:40 PM - 2:50 PM The Role Of Duplex Ultrasound In The Evaluation Of The Post Thrombotic Syndrome
  Presenter(s):Jan M. Sloves, RVT  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
2:50 PM - 3:00 PM Evaluation For Pelvic Vein Reflux
  Presenter(s):Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM Duplex Ultrasound Follow-up After Interventions: When, How Often, What To Look For
  Presenter(s):Neil M. Khilnani, MD  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
3:10 PM - 3:20 PM Panel Discussion (Combined Sessions 122 And 123)
3:20 PM - 3:45 PM Break
END OF SESSION 123
 
SESSION 124 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 124: THE EVOLVING HEALTHCARE ENVIRONMENT: IMPACT ON PAYMENT, POLICY, LAB MANAGEMENT AND SVU UPDATES
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
Moderators:Anne M. Jones, BSN, RVT, RDMS, FSVU, FSDMS  
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3:45 PM - 3:53 PM Current Critical Issues For The Vascular Professional
  Presenter(s):Anne M. Jones, BSN, RVT, RDMS, FSVU, FSDMS  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
3:53 PM - 4:01 PM SVU Updates, Where Are We With The Strategic Plan, And Highlights Of The 2024 SVU Annual Conference
  Presenter(s):Josh D. Lee, MBA  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
4:01 PM - 4:09 PM Update On The Status Of The Journal of Vascular Ultrasound (JVU)
  Presenter(s):David L. Dawson, MD  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
4:09 PM - 4:17 PM Reimbursement Updates: Is There Any Good News
  Presenter(s):Joseph P. Hughes, MBA, RVT, RVS, RPhS, NVS, FSVU  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
4:17 PM - 4:30 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 124
 
SESSION 125 SCHEDULE
Saturday
SESSION 125: HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS, CURVEBALLS AND CONTROVERSIES
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
Moderators:Joseph P. Hughes, MBA, RVT, RVS, RPhS, NVS, FSVU / David Staschover  
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4:30 PM - 4:40 PM What Do I Do When I Find Non-Vascular Pathology On My Vascular Ultrasound Study
  Presenter(s):Patrick A. Washko, BS  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
4:40 PM - 4:50 PM Evaluation Of Cold Sensitivity And Vasospasm
  Presenter(s):Steven M. Dean, DO  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
4:50 PM - 5:00 PM Utility Of The Toe-Brachial Index
  Presenter(s):William N. Del Valle, RVT  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
5:00 PM - 5:10 PM Current Applications For Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound In The Vascular Laboratory
5:10 PM - 5:20 PM 'Volume Flow: Is This A Wild Goose Chase'
  Presenter(s):Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
Location: Murray Hill Suites, 2nd Floor
5:20 PM - 5:30 PM Noninvasive Evaluation Of Arterial Steal After Dialysis Access
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM Panel Discussion
End of Program P

END OF SESSION 125