Pennsylvania Hospital Vascular Symposium

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Friday, April 17, 2020
XXVIII ANNUAL VASCULAR SYMPOSIUM
8:30 A.M. - 8:40 A.M.
Welcoming Remarks
Keith D. Calligaro, MD
Daniel Feinberg, MD, Vice-CEO, PH
8:40 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.
Morning Session I: Management of Aortic Disease in 2020
Moderators: Alan Dietzek, MD
Director, Vascular Service Line, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT

Danielle Pineda, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, Abington Hospital, Abington, PA
8:40 A.M.
Outcomes of ChEVAR and FEVAR in 2020: A Comparison Study Using VIABAHN VBX and Atrium iCAST Stents
Ross Milner, MD
Director, Aortic Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
8:47 A.M.
Segmental Arterial Mediolysis: What is it and How do we Treat it in 2020?
Samuel Money, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ
8:54 A.M.
How Should we Diagnose and Treat Aortoenteric Fistulas in 2020: Report of the Vascular Low-Frequency Disease Consortium (VLFDC)
Peter Lawrence, MD
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
9:01 A.M.
Operative Approaches to Mesenteric Ischemia in 2020
R. Clement Darling III, MD
Chief, Vascular Surgery, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
9:08 A.M.
Burnout in Vascular Surgeons in 2020 How Could we Possibly Feel Burned Out? (hold on I have to do my EMR While an Attorney is on the Phone About a Lawsuit and I Just got Called That my Open Aneurysm Patient May be Bleeding and I'm Missing my Daughter's Soccer Game)
Malachi Sheahan, MD
Chief, Vascular Surgery, LSU, New Orleans, LA
9:15 A.M.
Case Presentations
10:00 A.M.
Break
10:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Morning Session II: Management of Aortic Disease in 2020 (Part II)
Moderators: Meghan Dermody, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, PA

Robert Meisner, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA
10:30 A.M.
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repair for Young Patients with Genetically Triggered Disease in 2020
Thomas Bower, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
10:37 A.M.
Staged Repair of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms: TEVAR Followed by Open Abdominal Aortic Surgery is the Way to go in 2020
Gilbert Upchurch, MD
Chairman, Department of Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
10:44 A.M.
Four-Vessel Snorkeling/Chimneys for Visceral Arteries During Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair: How I do it and Not get Endoleaks
David Minion, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
10:51 A.M.
Fenestrated EVAR Should be Offered to All Patients With Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms in 2020
Benjamin Starnes, MD
Chief, Vascular Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
10:58 A.M.
Role of Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis (TAMBE) in 2020
Michel Makaroun, MD
Chief, Vascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
11:05 A.M.
Case presentations
12:00 P.M.
Lunch
1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Afternoon Session I: Updates on Lower Extremity Revascularization in 2020
Moderators: Matthew Dougherty, MD
Section of Vascular Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Joseph Lombardi, MD
Chief, Section of Vascular Surgery, Cooper Medical Center, Camden, NJ
1:00 P.M.
Is it Ethical to Perform Atherectomy in an Office-Based Setting in 2020?
Clifford Sales, MD
Chief, Vascular Surgery, Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ
1:07 P.M.
What is the Deal with Paclitaxil and Drug-Coated Balloons and Drug-Coated Stents Should we use Them and What do we tell our Patients in 2020?
Mark Adelman, MD
New York, NY
1:14 P.M.
Improved Hybrid Method to Salvage Failed PTFE Grafts When Endovascular Intervention Fails in 2020
Frank Veith, MD
Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, New York University, New York, NY
1:21 P.M.
Prevention of Distal Embolization During Lower Extremity Arterial Interventions in 2020
Timur Sarac, MD
Chief, Vascular Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1:28 P.M.
Trans-Radial Arterial Access for Vascular Intervention: Embolization, Visceral Occlusive Disease and Lower Extremely Intervention in 2020
Peter Faries, MD. Chief, Vascular Surgery, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
1:35 P.M.
Case Presentations
2:30 P.M.
Break
3:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Afternoon Session II: Diagnosis and Management of Carotid Disease in 2020
Moderators: Douglas Troutman, DO
Section of Vascular Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Randy Shafritz, MD
Program Director, Vascular Surgery, UMDNJ, New Brunswick, NJ
3:00 P.M.
Should CEA, CAS, and TCAR be Performed for the same Indications in Women and Men in 2020?
Caron Rockman, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, NYU, New York, NY
3:08 P.M.
Will TCAR Replace CEA After 2020?
Bruce Perler, MD
Vice-Chairman for Clinical Operations, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
3:15 P.M.
Concomitant CEA and Carotid-Subclavian Bypass Indications in 2020
Ali AbuRahma, MD
Chief, Vascular Surgery, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV
3:22 P.M.
Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Disease Needs Surgical Treatment in Selected Patients: Who are the Candidates in 2020?
Peter Gloviczki, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
3:29 P.M.
Diagnosis and Management of Internal Carotid Artery "String Sign": When to Intervene?
Natalie Marks, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, St. Lutherans Hospital, New York, NY
3:50 P.M.
Case Presentations
4:30 P.M.
Adjourn

Saturday, April 18, 2020
XXVIII ANNUAL VASCULAR SYMPOSIUM
8:30 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.
Morning Session I: My Worst Case with a Bad Outcome They Happen to me too
Moderators: Leonard Galler, MD
Shore Memorial Hospital, Somers Point, NJ

John Kutz, MD
Chairman, Department of Surgery, Chief, Vascular Surgery, Regional Hospital of Scranton, Scranton, PA
8:30 A.M.
Alan Dietzek, MD
Director, Vascular Service Line, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT
9:00 A.M.
David Minion, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
9:30 A.M.
Gilbert Upchurch, MD
Chairman, Department of Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
10:00 A.M.
Break
10:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Morning Session II: Updates on Venous Disease and AV Access in 2020
Moderators: Dawn Salvatore, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Joshua Eisenberg, MD
Director, Heart and Vascular Institute, Capital Health Medical Center, Trenton, NJ
10:30 A.M.
Aggressive Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism in 2020: Why, When, How
Ali Amin, MD
Director, Endovascular Intervention, Reading Hospital, Reading, PA.
10:37 A.M.
New Approaches to Treat Nutcracker Syndrome in 2020 (and what is it?)
Cynthia Shortell, MD
Chief, Vascular Surgery, Duke University, Chapel Hill, NC
10:44 A.M.
Are we Over-Treating May-Thurner Syndrome in 2020?
Claudie Sheahan, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, LSU, New Orleans, LA
10:51 A.M.
Office-Based Arterial and Venous Endo Procedures in High Risk Patients: Strategies For Successful Outcomes in 2020
Enrico Ascher, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, St. Lutherans Hospital, New York, NY
10:58 A.M.
Diagnosing and Treating Arterial Steal in Dialysis Access Patients in 2020
Larry Scher, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY
11:20 A.M.
Case Presentations
12:00 P.M.
Adjourn

II ANNUAL NAVIX NON-INVASIVE VASCULAR LABORATORY SYMPOSIUM
1:00 P.M.
Introduction:
Keith D. Calligaro, MD
1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Moderators Session I Larry Scher, MD
Vascular Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY

Matthew Dougherty, MD
Section of Vascular Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
1:05 P.M.
Carotid Duplex Scan Criteria (PSV, EDV, Ratios) That we use to Determine Intervention: Which one Criteria is Most Useful and What Combination of Criteria is Best
Alan Dietzek, MD
Director, Vascular Service Line, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT
1:15 P.M.
Role of the Vascular Laboratory in the Prevention and Management of Steal Syndrome
Larry Scher, MD
Vascular Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY
1:25 P.M.
Indications for Duplex Surveillance of Lower Extremity Bypass Grafts, Aortofemoral Bypass Grafts, CEA, and AV Grafts and What does the Lab Get Reimbursed For? (or do we do this stuff just for the money?)
Clifford Sales, MD
Chief, Vascular Surgery, Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ
1:35 P.M.
Is Duplex Ultrasound Surveillance of Peripheral Arterial Stents Worthwhile, or Should we wait Until Patients Become Symptomatic?
Douglas Troutman, DO
Section of Vascular Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
1:45 P.M.
Case Presentations
2:30 P.M.
Break
3:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.
Moderators Session II
Aubrey Rybyinski, BS, RDMS, RVT
Senior Clinical Manager, NAVIX, Camden, NJ

Traci Fox, EdD, RT (R), RDMS, RVT
Associate Professor at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
3:00 P.M.
Arterial Doppler Waveform Analysis: What Does the Shape of the Waveform Tell You?
William DelValle, RVT, RDMS
Technical Director Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ
3:15 P.M.
The Complete Guide to Extremity Arterial Duplex Testing When and Why
Aubrey Rybyinski, BS, RDMS, RVT
Senior Clinical Manager, NAVIX, Camden, NJ
3:30 P.M.
Case Review: Arterial Physiologic and Duplex Discrepancies
Angela Rodriquez-Wong, MD, RVT
Senior Clinical Manager, NAVIX, Bronx, NY
3:45 P.M.
Internal Carotid Artery Diagnostic Criteria Do We Need Standard Criteria?
George Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU
Director, Vascular Ultrasound Outpatient Services at White Plains Hospital Center, White Plains, NY
4:00 P.M.
The Role of TCD in the Symptomatic Patient
Joseph Hughes, BSHA, RVT, RVS, RPhS, FSVU
Executive Director of T.E.C. Services, NAVIX, Wilkes-Barre, PA
4:15 P.M.
Case Review: When TCD Enhances the Carotid Evaluation
Joanne Sul, RVT
Senior Clinical Manager, NAVIX, Philadelphia, PA
4:30 P.M.
Venous Insufficiency Testing: Standing vs. Reverse Trendelenburg
Rick Dubin, AAS, RVT, RDMS
Senior Clinical Manager, NAVIX, Bronx, NY
4:45 P.M.
What are the Other Structures We See During Vascular Testing?
Lauren Lown, BS, RDMS, RVT, RMSK
Clinical Manager, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
5:00 P.M.
The Sonographer's Role in Assuring Compliance
Joseph Madison, MBA, RDMS, RVT
Senior Clinical Manager, NAVIX, Rehoboth Beach, DE
5:15 P.M.
Where is the Profession Going? Do We Need Advance Practice Sonographers?
Traci Fox, EdD, RT (R), RDMS, RVT
Associate Professor at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
5:30 P.M.
Concluding Remarks
Joseph Hughes, BSHA, RVT, RVS, RPhS, FSVU
Executive Director of T.E.C. Services, NAVIX, Wilkes-Barre, PA
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