Friday
SESSION 82: MORE CAROTID RELATED NEW DEVELOPMENT TOPICS RELATED TO TCAR, CAS AND CEA, NEW DEVICES, MESH COVERED STENTS, MINI-INCISION CEA, SIGNIFICANCE OF DW MRI DEFECTS, TIMING OF TREATMENT, MEDICAL TREATMENT AND DEALING WITH DISTAL (HIGH) CAROTID LESIONS
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
Moderators:Richard J. Powell, MD / Wei Zhou, MD / Frank J. Veith, MD  
SESSION 82 SCHEDULE
10:30 AM - 10:35 AM

Power Point Presentation with Synched Audio
Transradial CAS Using Novel Low-Profile Double-Mesh Stents (Roadsaver, Terumo): Results And Technical Tips
  Presenter(s):Andrea Kahlberg, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:36 AM - 10:41 AM Selecting Patients For Carotid Intervention Is Getting Harder: Candidates Are Older (And Sicker), Anatomic Imaging Is Not Standardized, Medical Therapy Is Improving, More Options For Intervention Exist And Cries For Non-Operative Management Are Getting Louder: Is Consensus Even Possible
  Presenter(s):Reese A. Wain, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
SIGNIFICANCE OF SMALL DW MRI DEFECTS AFTER CEA/CAS
10:42 AM - 10:47 AM DEBATE: Silent DWI MRI Brain Lesions (Small Infarcts) After CEA/CAS Donít Matter
  Presenter(s):Thomas G. Brott, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:48 AM - 10:53 AM DEBATE: Not So: Silent Brain Infarcts (DW MRI Defects) After CEA/CAS Really Matter And Affect Cognitive Changes: The Size And Number Of DW MRI Defects Are Critical
  Presenter(s):Wei Zhou, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
10:54 AM - 10:59 AM Value Of Lithotripsy (Shockwave) For CAS In Heavily Calcified Lesions: How To Do It Safely And Technical Tips: Limitations And Precautions
  Presenter(s):Max Amor, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:00 AM - 11:05 AM Minimal Incision CEA (MICE) Versus TCAR: Technical Tips For MICE, Cost Effectiveness, Advantages And Limitations Of Both
  Presenter(s):Enrico Ascher, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:06 AM - 11:11 AM For Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis Invasive Treatment (TFCAS, CEA, TCAR) On Weekends Is More Risky: This Is Especially True For TFCAS Which Probably Should Not Be Performed On Weekends
  Presenter(s):Heepeel Chang, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:12 AM - 11:18 AM Panel Discussion
11:18 AM - 11:23 AM What Is The Best Medical Treatment For Patients With Carotid Stenosis (Asymptomatic And Symptomatic): Can High Risk Plaques Be Made Low Risk And Smaller: All Stroke Patients Should Be On Statins Because They Markedly Decrease Recurrent Stroke And Mortality Rates
  Presenter(s):J. David Spence, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:24 AM - 11:29 AM Technical Tips And Maneuvers To Make Treatment Of High Carotid Lesions Safe And Relatively Simple
  Presenter(s):Richard J. Powell, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:30 AM - 11:35 AM What Are The Real Risk Factors For CEA, TFCAS And TCAR: Why Has CMS Gotten Their Risk Factors Wrong And How Have They Messed Up Their Reimbursement Incentives
  Presenter(s):Mahmoud B. Malas, MD, MHS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
TIMING OF CAROTID INTERVENTIONS AFTER SYMPTOM ONSET
11:36 AM - 11:41 AM When Is Urgent (Within 48 Hours) CEA Or CAS Fairly Indicated After A Stroke: How Does Use Of tPA Influence Indications And Neurologic Outcomes In This Setting
  Presenter(s):Hernan A. Bazan, MD, DFSVS, FACS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:42 AM - 11:47 AM When Is It Reasonable To Perform CEA Within 48 Hours After Stroke Symptoms Starts: Under What Conditions And What Precautions Should Be Taken
  Presenter(s):R. Clement Darling III, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:48 AM - 11:53 AM With Crescendo TIAs And Thrombus Overlying A Plaque What Is The Best Invasive Treatment And When Should It Be Performed
  Presenter(s):Domenico Valenti, DMChir, PhD, FRCS, FRCS(Ed), FEBVS  
Location: Grand Ballroom East, 3rd Floor
11:54 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break Ė Rhinelander Gallery, 2nd Floor
Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 82
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