Thursday
SESSION 51: PROGRESS IN THE TREATMENT OF RUPTURED INFRARENAL AAAs, COMPLEX AAAs, TAAAs AND RELATED TOPICS
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Thomas L. Forbes, MD / Martin Björck, MD, PhD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
SESSION 51 SCHEDULE
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM How Can The Turndown Rate For Invasive Treatment Of Ruptured AAAs Be Decreased And Is It Worthwhile
  Presenter(s):Matthew W. Mell, MD, MS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:06 PM - 1:11 PM

Power Point Presentation with Synched Audio
Selection Of Patients With Ruptured AAAs For Noninvasive (Comfort) Care Based On Scoring System Or Advanced Age Is Inappropriate And Unfair To Some Patients
  Presenter(s):Isabelle Van Herzeele, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Only One-Third Of Ruptured AAA Patients In The 3 RCTs Comparing EVAR With Open Repair Were Randomized: Why Does This And Other Flaws Invalidate The RCT Conclusions: RCTs Can Be Misleading
  Presenter(s):Thomas L. Forbes, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:18 PM - 1:23 PM Long-Term Results Of The AJAX RCT Comparing EVAR With Open Repair For Ruptured AAAs: Despite Its Flaws, EVAR Wins In The End – Especially In Patients >80
  Presenter(s):Willem Wisselink, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:24 PM - 1:29 PM Reasons Why The Use Of Open Repair Versus EVAR For Ruptured AAAs Still Varies Greatly Even Though EVAR Has Been Proven Superior: Bias Rules
  Presenter(s):Martin Malina, MD, PhD  
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Update On Treating All (100%) Ruptured AAAs, Complex AAAs And Thoracic Aneurysms Endovascularly: A 15-Year Experience Shows This Is The Best Treatment And Lowers The Turndown Rate: What Adjuncts May Be Necessary To Achieve This
  Presenter(s):David T. McGreevy, MD, PhD / Tal M. Hoerer, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:36 PM - 1:41 PM Aortic Endograft Diameter Sizing With Ruptured Aneurysms: Why Is It Different And How To Do It
  Presenter(s):Zoran Rancic, MD, PhD, EMBA HSG  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Update On Advances In Treatment Of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Associated With Ruptured AAAs: When And How To Treat Medically And When And How To Treat With Opening The Abdomen
  Presenter(s):Martin Björck, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:48 PM - 1:53 PM AAA Rupture After EVAR Behaves Differently From De Novo Rupture: How Should Treatment Be Modified In Patients With Post EVAR Ruptures
  Presenter(s):Piotr Szopinski, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
1:54 PM - 1:59 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 51
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