PNEC 2021 – Scientific Agenda

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Thursday, May 27, 2021

Simulation Summit For Vascular Trainees
7:35 a.m. Introduction and Overview Drs. Singh and Tran
7:40 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. PAD and CLI-Case Review Moderators: Venita Chandra, MD and Kim Malka, MD
7:40 a.m. Case #1: Venita Chandra, MD
7:50 a.m. Case #2: Peter Rossi, MD
8:00 a.m. Case #3: Sara Zetterval MD, MPH
8:10 a.m. Case #4: Max Wohlauer, MD
8:20 a.m. Case #5: Caitlin Hicks, MD
8:30 a.m. Case #6: Meryl Logan, MD
8:40 a.m. Case #7: Warren Chow, MD
8:50 a.m. Panel Discussion
9:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. Venous and Wounds Case Review Moderators: Misty Humphries, MD and Bill Marston, MD
9:00 a.m. Case #1: Bill Marston, MD
9:10 a.m. Case #2: Robert McLafferty, MD
9:20 a.m. Case #3: John Rollo, MD
9:30 a.m. Case #4: Misty Humphries, MD
9:40 a.m. Case #5: Venita Chandra, MD
9:50 a.m. Case #6: Robert McLafferty, MD
10:00 a.m. Panel Discussion
10:05 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Hands-On Rotation: Endovascular Simulation All Faculty
12:00 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
Lunch Break and Practice Management Session Moderators: Mal Sheahan, MD and Gabriela Velazquez, MD
12:15 p.m. Understanding Coding Issues as You Start to Practice Francesco Aiello, MD
12:30 p.m. What I Wish I Knew in My First Year of Practice Kim Malka, MD
12:40 p.m. Strategic Outreach and Growth in Your Practice Ty Garland, MD
12:50 p.m. Maintenance of Yourself in Practice Mal Sheahan, MD
1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
1:10 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Aortic Case Review Moderators: Jeffrey Jim, MD and Sherene Shalhub, MD
1:10 p.m. Case #1: Sherene Shalhub, MD
1:20 p.m. Case #2: Jeffrey Jim, MD
1:30 p.m. Case #3: Nikhil Kansal, MD
1:40 p.m. Case #4: Ty Garland, MD
1:50 p.m. Case #5: Kedar Lavingia, MD
2:00 p.m. Case #6: Gabriela Velazquez, MD
2:10 p.m. Case #7: Gale Tang, MD
2:20 p.m. Case #8: Caitlin Hicks, MD
2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Hands-On Rotation Simulator All Faculty
4:45 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. Conclusion and Course Evaluation Nam Tran, MD
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception With the Exhibitors
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Resident Competition – Suturing

Friday, May 28, 2021

7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast With the Exhibitors and Industry Session
7:55 a.m. Welcoming Remarks Niten Singh, MD
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Session I: Aortic – Modern Management Moderators: Andres Schanzer, MD and Benjamin Starnes, MD
8:00 a.m. Appropriateness in Aneurysm Surgery: How Not To Do It! Thomas Forbes, MD
8:10 a.m. Complex EVAR and Advanced Imaging Guidance Now and in the Future Marc Schermerhorn, MD
8:20 a.m. FEVAR for Failed EVAR: Findings from the IDE Consortium Andres Schanzer, MD
8:30 a.m. Type II Endoleaks After EVAR: Embolization, Sac Injection vs. Revision Mark Conrad, MD
8:40 a.m. Chronic Type B Dissections: Should We be Performing TEVAR Routinely and What Are the Specific Causes of Mortality in These Patients? Sherene Shalhub, MD
8:50 a.m. Open vs. Endovascular Procedures in Patients With Connective Tissue Disorders: How I Do It? Peter Rossi, MD
9:00 a.m. Open TAAA Repair: Is it an Operation of the Past and How Do We Train the Next Generation to Do This? Kelli Brown, MD
9:10 a.m. Innovation and a Glimpse at the Future of Aortic Interventions Benjamin Starnes, MD
9:20 a.m. Variation in the Treatment of Small AAA’s: Is There Any Benefit and What is the Cost? Caitlin Hicks, MD
9:30 a.m. Impact of Medical Management on Inhibition of Growth of Small AAA’s: Is There is Evidence That It Works? Gabriela Velazquez, MD
9:40 a.m. Panel Discussion and Audience Questions
10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break and Visit With the Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Session II: Lower Extremity Moderators: Caitlin Hicks, MD and Niten Singh, MD
10:30 a.m. Amputation Trends in CLTI: Are We Making Progress? Misty Humphries, MD
10:40 a.m. Future of DCB and DES and Will Paclitaxel Play a Role? Peter Schneider, MD
10:50 a.m. The Future of Tibial Interventions: What Works, What Does Not and What Does the Future Hold? John Laird, MD
11:00 a.m. Socioeconomic Factors Affecting Outcomes in PAD Ravi Rajani, MD
11:10 a.m. Multidisciplinary Approach to Limb Salvage: It Works and How to Embrace It and Not Fight It Vincent Rowe, MD
11:20 a.m. Results of Utilizing Coronary Drug-Eluting Stents in LE Occlusive Disease and Failing Bypasses: Do They Work? Caitlin Hicks, MD
11:30 a.m. Intravascular Lithotripsy- When Should We Employ It and Is It Effective? Chris Metzger, MD
11:40 a.m. Pedal Acceleration TIME (PAT): It Can Change Your Approach to Limb Salvage Jill Sommerset, RVT
11:50 a.m. Trials and Tribulations of Managing a Large Multicenter CLI Trial: Lessons Learned Matt Menard, MD
12:00 p.m. Panel Discussion and Audience Questions
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Break, Visit Exhibits and Industry Session
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Resident Competition – EVAR Planning
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Focus Session: Updates on Vascular Surgery for Advanced Practice Providers
Moderators: Elina Quiroga, MD and Brenda Kline, ARNP
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Session III: Venous Moderators: Mark Meissner, MD and David Rigberg, MD
1:00 p.m. New Developments in the Treatment of Major Venolymphatic Malformations Cynthia Shortell, MD
1:10 p.m. Pelvic Venous Disorders: How to Understand and Treat Them Mark Meissner, MD
1:20 p.m. The Cutaneous Manifestations of Phlebolymphedema Steven Dean, MD
1:30 p.m. Venous Aneurysm: When to Operate, When to Watch and the Role of Anticoagulation Bill Marston, MD
1:45 p.m. One Treatment Per Leg Per Life: How to Optimize Treatment in the Current Payor Environment? John Kaufman, MD
1:55 p.m. To Accredit or Not Accredit: Benefits and Strategies of Certification David Dawson, MD
2:05 p.m. Perforators: Where is the Intersection of Guidelines, Real Life and Technology David Rigberg, MD
2:15 p.m. Panel Discussion and Audience Questions
2:45 p.m. – 4:05 p.m. Concurrent Focus Session: Limb Preservation and Wound Care Moderator: Joseph Fiorito, DPM
2:30 p.m. – 4:05 p.m. Session IV: Physician Practice Moderators: David Deaton, MD and Misty Humphries, MD
2:30 p.m. Demographic Trends in Vascular Disease and How It Will Affect Future Practice Marc Bonaca, MD
2:40 p.m. Surgeon Volume vs. Experience in AAA: Which One Matters More David Stone, MD
2:50 p.m. Quantifying the Financial Impact of COVID on Vascular Surgery Practices: How to Recover? Francesco Aiello, MD
3:00 p.m. Identifying the High Risk Asymptomatic Carotid Patient: What Should We Look For? Wei Zhou, MD
3:10 p.m. Implications of Diabetes in the Future of Vascular Disease Philip Goodney, MD
3:20 p.m. Effectiveness of Repeated Interventions on HD Access Benjamin Brooke, MD
3:30 p.m. Office Based Lab: Will Reimbursement Changes Kill or Promote OBLs: Cash Cow or Cash Hemorrhage? Brian DeRubertis, MD
3:40 p.m. Update on Coding and Reimbursement Sean Roddy, MD
3:50 p.m. Panel Discussion and Audience Questions
4:05 p.m. Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits
4:35 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. Session V: Technical Pearls, Tips and Debate Moderators: Sherene Shalhub, MD and Matt Sweet, MD
4:35 p.m. Treatment of Renal and Splanchnic Aneurysms: How I Do It Wayne Zhang, MD
4:45 p.m. Complex IVC Filter Removal: Tips and Tricks John Kaufman, MD
4:55 p.m. Using Current Guidelines to Help in Success for CLTI: Which Ones Help Predict Success? Caitlin Hicks,  MD
5:05 p.m. Pediatric Vascular Procedures: When Do We Get Involved and Technical Considerations? Mal Sheahan, MD
5:15 p.m. Managing Wounds and When to Intervene? How I Do It Venita Chandra, MD
5:25 p.m. Debate: Transfemoral Carotid Stenting is Still Relevant and This is Why! Chris Metzger, MD
5:35 p.m. Debate: Not So Fast! TCAR Has Made Transfemoral Carotid Stenting Obsolete Brian DeRubertis, MD
5:45 p.m. Radial Access for Treatment of PAD: How and Why I Use It? Matthew Mell, MD
5:55 p.m. Resident Competition: “The $10,000 Pyramid”
6:35 p.m. Closing Talk Peter Schneider, MD
6:50 p.m. Adjourn
7:00 p.m. Closing Dinner

Concurrent Focus Session: Updates on Vascular Surgery for Advanced Practice Providers

Friday, May 28, 2021 – 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Friday, May 28, 2021

Concurrent Focus Session:
Updates on Vascular Surgery for Advanced Practice Providers
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Moderators: Elina Quiroga, MD and Brenda Kline, ARNP
1:00 p.m. How to Medically Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease Marc Bonaca, MD
1:10 p.m. Perioperative Management of Patients With Vascular Disease Edie Shen, MD
1:20 p.m. What Do You Need to Know About Post Amputee Care? Julie Hodapp, MD
1:30 p.m. Opioid Management and Other Options for Pain Control in Vascular Patients Rebecca Ur, MD
1:40 p.m. The Importance of Goals of Care Discussions With Your Patients Kathleen O’Connell, MD
1:50 p.m. Challenges in the Management of Patients With Aortic Dissections Sherene Shalhub, MD
2:00 p.m. Burnout Not Only Affects Surgeons: APP Well-being and Resilience Mal Sheahan, MD
2:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
2:30 p.m. Adjourn  

Concurrent Focus Session: Limb Preservation and Wound Care

Friday, May 28, 2021 – 2:45 p.m. – 4:05 p.m.


Friday, May 28, 2021

2:45 p.m. – 4:05 p.m. Concurrent Focus Session: Limb Preservation and Wound Care Moderator: Joseph Fiorito, DPM
2:45 p.m. Metrics for Success and the Advocating for Advanced Wound Care Products for Treating Diabetic Foot Ulcers Nilufer Norsworthy, MD
2:55 p.m. Gastrocnemius and Tendo Achilles Equinus and Their Role in Causing Foot Ulcers Dekker McKeever, DPM
3:05 p.m. Role of a Wound Center in Treating Patients With CLI Robert McLafferty, MD
3:15 p.m. Bio-mechanic Benefits of Length Preservation When Considering Minor Foot Amputations Joseph Fiorito, DPM
3:25 p.m. Revascularization for Leg Ulcer Patients With PAD: Which Patients Really Need It and What is the Best Way To Do It? Bill Marston, MD
3:35 p.m. Transdermal Oxygen Therapy for the Treatment of Lower Extremity Wounds Charles Andersen, MD
3:45 p.m. The Benefits of Early Consultation With Rehabilitation Medicine in Determining a Successful Amputation Outcome Julie Hodapp, MD
3:55 p.m. Panel Discussion
4:05 p.m. Adjourn