PNEC 2022 – Scientific Agenda*

*Subject to change

Thursday, May 26, 2022

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 Carotid Case Review Moderators: Venita Chandra, MD and Kim Malka, MD
7:40 a.m. Case #1: John Rollo, MD
7:50 a.m. Case #2: Max Wohlauer, MD
8:00 a.m. Case #3: Warren Chow, MD
8:10 a.m. Case #4: Nathan Aranson, MD
8:20 a.m. Case #5: Palma Shaw, MD
8:30 a.m. Case #6: Leigh Ann O’Banion, 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 David Rigberg, MD
9:00 a.m. Case #1: Brandon T. Roy-Garland, MD
9:10 a.m. Case #2: David Rigberg, MD
9:20 a.m. Case #3: Venita Chandra, MD
9:30 a.m. Case #4: Misty Humphries, MD
9:40 a.m. Case #5: Leigh Ann O’Banion, MD
9:50 a.m. Case #6: Misty Humphries, 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 Simulation Faculty
12:00 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
Lunch Break and Practice Management Session Moderators: Warren Chow, MD and Dawn Coleman, MD
12:10 p.m. Wound Care in Your Practice Robert McLafferty, MD
12:20 p.m. Lecture 1: Understanding Coding Issues as You Start Your Practice Francesco Aiello, MD
12:30 p.m. Lecture 2: What I Wish I Knew During My First Year of Practice Rebecca Ur, MD
12:40 p.m. Lecture 3: Strategic Outreach and Growth in Your Practice John Rollo, MD
12:50 p.m. Lecture 4: Maintenance of Yourself in Practice Max Wohlauer, MD
1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
1:10 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Aortic Case Review Moderators: Jeffrey Jim, MD and Sara Zettervall, MD
1:10 p.m. Case #1: Nikhil Kansal, MD
1:20 p.m. Case #2: Nathan Aranson, MD
1:30 p.m. Case #3: Jordan Stern, MD
1:40 p.m. Case #4: Sukgu Han, MD
1:50 p.m. Case #5: Thomas Curry, MD
2:00 p.m. Case #6: Gabriela Velazquez, MD
2:10 p.m. Case #7: Matt Smith, MD
2:20 p.m. Case #8: Sherene Shalhub, 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 Simulation 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 27, 2022

7:00 a.m. – 7:55 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. Do Asymptomatic Patients Requiring Re-intervention After EVAR Do Worse and Are We Getting Better at Earlier Re-intervention? Thomas Forbes, MD
8:08 a.m. How Do We Get Reliable Long-term Data After EVAR? Eric Secemsky, MD
8:16 a.m. Why Have Long-term Outcomes After EVAR Improved Over Time While Open Repair Has Remained Stable: Is EVAR Finally Catching Up? Marc Schermerhorn, MD
8:24 a.m. Aortic Neck Dilation is Harmless After FEVAR: Should We Be Oversizing As Much? Sara Zettervall, MD
8:32 a.m. Panel Discussion for Talks 1-4
8:42 a.m. Effect of Intraluminal Thrombus Burden After EVAR on Morbidity and Mortality David Deaton, MD
8:50 a.m. Impact of Medical Management on Inhibition of Growth of Small AAA’s: Is There Evidence That It Works? Raghu Kolluri, MD
8:58 a.m. Urgent AAA With Short Necks: Open, PMEG, In Situ Laser Fenestration or F/BEVAR. What Are the Options and What Is Realistic? Benjamin Starnes, MD
9:06 a.m. Endoleak Treatment: Transcaval Sac Injection: How I Do It Kristina Giles, MD
9:14 a.m. Panel Discussion for Talks 5-8
9:24 a.m. Research Priorities Report from the Aortic Dissection Collaborative Sherene Shalhub, MD
9:32 a.m. Open Repair of TAAA: What Are the Current Results? Peter Rossi, MD
9:40 a.m. F/BEVAR of TAAA: What Are the Current Results in the Aortic Research Consortium? Andres Schanzer, MD
9:48 a.m. Panel Discussion for Talks 9-11 and Wrap Up Discussion
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break and Visit With the Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. – 12:18 p.m. Session II: Lower Extremity Moderators: John Laird, MD and Niten Singh, MD
10:30 a.m. Deep Venous Arterialization: Does It Have a PROMISING Future? Peter Schneider, MD
10:38 a.m. Drug-coated Technology: What is the Evidence for Below the Knee Interventions and Limus-based Balloons? Ehrin Armstrong, MD
10:46 a.m. Understanding the Options for Treating Tibial Vessels: Which Balloon/Device for Which Lesion? Venita Chandra, MD
10:54 a.m. Is Intravascular Lithotripsy a Viable Standalone Technology for Lower Extremity Interventions? Misty Humphries, MD
11:02 a.m. Putting It All Together: My Endovascular Approach to Treating Multivessel Occlusive Disease. What Works in My Practice? Ehrin Armstrong, MD
11:10 a.m. Panel Discussion for Talks 1-5
11:20 a.m. Do Endovascular Techniques Now Obviate the Need for Prosthetic Bypass to the Tibial Arteries? Matt Menard, MD
11:28 a.m. Amputations Are Part of Our Practice: Can We Create a Pathway to Help These Patients Ambulate Afterwards? Leigh Ann O’Banion, MD
11:36 a.m. Common Femoral Artery Stenting: Are We Now Reaching the Point That We May Have Acceptable Results? Brian DeRubertis, MD
11:44 a.m. Now That We Have Evidence, What Medications Should Our Patients Be On After LE Intervention (Open and Endo)? Marc Bonaca, MD
11:52 a.m. Does an Endovascular First Approach Actually Burn Bridges? What the Data Tells Us Chris Abularrage, MD
12:00 p.m. Making the Effort to Salvage Limbs in Patients That Are Not Ambulatory and Why It Matters Vincent Rowe, MD
12:08 p.m. Panel Discussion for Talks 6-11 and Wrap Up Discussion
12:20 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
Lunch Break, Visit Exhibits and Industry Session
12:20 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Resident Competition – EVAR Planning
1:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Concurrent Focus Session: Updates on Vascular Surgery for Advanced Practice Providers (Click HERE for Program)
Moderators: Elina Quiroga, MD, MPH and Brenda Kline, ARNP
1:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Session III: Venous Moderators: Mark Meissner, MD and Cynthia Shortell, MD
1:10 p.m. CEAP Revision: Incorporating the Classification Into Your Practice Marc Passman, MD
1:18 p.m. Venous Pelvic Anatomy: Performing Venography to Identify Escape Points Mark Meissner, MD
1:26 p.m. Open Surgery for Nutcracker Syndrome: How I Do It and What Are the Results Cynthia Shortell, MD
1:34 p.m. Venous Stents: Now That We Have Options, How Do You Choose? William Marston, MD
1:42 p.m. Panel Discussion for Talks 1-4
1:52 p.m. Acute Thrombus Removal: We Now Have Methods to Rapidly Remove Thrombus: How to Decide on When to Incorporate It and Which Device to Use? John Kaufman, MD
2:00 p.m. Treatment of Tributaries: All At Once or Staged? Kathleen Gibson, MD
2:08 p.m. Polidocanol Foam Injection: Benefits and Drawbacks of This Form of Therapy for Superficial Venous Incompetence Raghu Kolluri, MD
2:16 p.m. Lipedema: It’s Not JUST Big Legs Steven Dean, DO
2:24 p.m. Optimizing Your Vascular Lab for Your Venous Practice David Dawson, MD
2:32 p.m. Panel Discussion for Talks 5-9 and Wrap Up Discussion
2:40 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits
3:10 p.m. – 4:40 p.m. Concurrent Focus Session: Limb Preservation and Wound Care (Click HERE for Program) Moderator: Joseph Fiorito, DPM
3:10 p.m. – 4:33 p.m. Session IV: Physician Practice Moderators: Brian Matteson, MD and Sherene Shalhub, MD
3:10 p.m. Expanding the Role for Telemedicine in Vascular Surgery Care Benjamin Brooke, MD
3:18 p.m. The Impact of COVID-19 on Office Based Labs Layla Lucas, MD
3:26 p.m. Academic/Salaried Vascular Surgeons Leading a Private Initiative: Can We All Win in a Hybrid Model? Francesco Aiello, MD
3:34 p.m. Panel Discussion for Talks 1-3
3:44 p.m. The Role of Device Type in Long-term Durability in EVAR: What Can We Learn and How? Philip Goodney, MD
3:52 p.m. Center Volume and Failure to Rescue as Proxies for AAA Care David Stone, MD
4:00 p.m. Update on Coding and Reimbursement Sean Roddy, MD
4:08 p.m. Creating a Pipeline: How to Inspire Medical Students to Have an Interest in a Vascular Specialty Michael Amendola, MD
4:16 p.m. TCAR vs CEA: Does the Postoperative MRI Result Now Mean That Both Forms of Therapy Are Nearing Equivalency? Wei Zhou, MD
4:24 p.m. Panel Discussion for Talks 4-8 and Wrap Up Discussion
4:34 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Session V: Technical Pearls, Tips and Debate Moderators: Elina Quiroga, MD, MPH and Matt Sweet, MD
4:34 p.m. Laser Fenestration for Urgent TAAA: How I Do It Sukgu Han, MD
4:42 p.m. Chronic Type B Dissection: Identifying Who and When to Treat Mark Conrad, MD
4:50 p.m. Retroperitoneal and IVC interventions: Cool Exposures for the Whole Family! R. Clement Darling, MD
4:58 p.m. Panel Discussion for Talks 1-3
5:08 p.m. Debate: Management of Visceral Aneurysms Should be Guided by the SVS CPG’s Dawn Coleman, MD
5:16 p.m. Debate: Perhaps We Should be a Bit Cautious With Universally Employing CPG’s for Visceral Artery Aneurysms Gale Tang, MD
5:24 p.m. Aorto-mesenteric and Renal Bypass: How I Do It Gabriela Velazquez, MD
5:32 p.m. Percutaneous Axillary Access: How to Do It and Femoral Sheath Downsizing in Complex F/B-EVAR Darren Schneider, MD
5:40 p.m. TCAR: Stenting Made Easy. How I Do It Jeffrey Jim, MD
5:48 p.m. Panel Discussion for Talks 4-8 and Wrap Up Discussion
6:00 p.m. Resident Competition: “The $10,000 Pyramid”
6:25 p.m. Closing Talk Peter Schneider, MD
6:40 p.m. Adjourn
7:00 p.m. Closing Dinner

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

Friday, May 27, 2022 – 1:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.


Friday, May 27, 2022

1:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Concurrent Focus Session:
Updates on Vascular Surgery for Advanced Practice Providers
Moderators: Elina Quiroga, MD, MPH and Brenda Kline, ARNP
1:10 p.m. How to Medically Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease Marc Bonaca, MD
1:20 p.m. Perioperative Management to Improve Outcomes in Vascular Patients Edie Shen, MD
1:30 p.m. The Role of APP in Radiology Emily Albrecht, PA-C
1:40 p.m. Best Practices for Post-Operative Pain Management in Patients With Vascular Disease Rebecca Ur, MD
1:50 p.m. Follow Up After Complex Aortic Surgery: When is an Endoleak a Problem? Sara Zettervall, MD
2:00 p.m. What Studies Need to be Obtained for a Successful Vascular Procedure from the Carotid to the Lower Extremity? Kedar Lavingia, MD
2:10 p.m. Meaningful Actions to Improve Your Wellness Dawn Coleman, MD
2:25 p.m. Panel Discussion  
2:40 p.m. Adjourn  

Concurrent Focus Session: Limb Preservation and Wound Care

Friday, May 27, 2022 – 3:10 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.


Friday, May 27, 2022

3:10 p.m. – 4:40 p.m. Concurrent Focus Session: Limb Preservation and Wound Care Moderator: Joseph Fiorito, DPM
3:10 p.m. Wound Care Specialist Approach to Balancing Product Driven Practices Nilufer Norsworthy, MD
3:25 p.m. Bacterial Fluorescence Imaging to Improve Wound Management Charles Andersen, MD
3:40 p.m. The Benefits or Pitfalls of Minor Foot Amputation Before Revascularization Robert McLafferty, MD
3:55 p.m. Keys to Ensuring Successful Incisional Wound Healing Following Lower Extremity Vascular Bypass Surgery William Marston, MD
4:05 p.m. Surgical Rearfoot Procedures: Overall Success in Limb Preservation Monara Dini, DPM
4:20 p.m. Total Contact Casting: Is This Still the Gold Standard? Dekker McKeever, DPM
4:35 p.m. Toe Flexor Tenotomy: Simple and Effective Way to Treat Toe Ulcers Joseph Fiorito, DPM
4:40 p.m. Adjourn