Southern Association for Vascular surgery

2008 Program and Abstracts

2008 Annual Meeting, January 16-19, The Ritz Carlton, Naples, Florida
SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION FOR VASCULAR SURGERY
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM SHELL

32nd Annual Meeting – January 16-19, 2008
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel – Naples, Florida

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2008
7:00 a.m. MOCK ORAL EXAMS
12:30 p.m. POSTGRADUATE COURSE
 
THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2008
6:30 a.m. 5k Run
7:30 - 8:00 a.m. PRESIDENTIAL WELCOME
Kimberley J. Hansen, M.D.

Introduction of New Members
Presentation of the 2007 President’s Award
S. Timothy String Presidential Award
8:00 - 9:40 a.m. SCIENTIFIC SESSION I

Presiding: William A. Marston, MD
Spence M. Taylor, MD
8:00 a.m. 1. Operative Mortality for Renal Artery Bypass in the United States: Results from the National Inpatient Sample
J. Gregory Modrall, Eric B. Rosero*, Stephen T. Smith, Frank R. Arko, III, R. James Valentine, G. Patrick Clagett, Carlos H. Timaran
From: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX


Discussant: Kimberley J. Hansen, M.D.
8:20 a.m. 2. Absence of Early Endoleak Predicts Freedom from Long-Term Aneurysm-Related Morbidity after EVAR: Implications for Re-Defining Post-Operative Surveillance
W. Charles Sternbergh, III1, Roy K. Greenberg*2, Tim A. M. Chuter*3, Britt Tonnessen1
From: 1Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA, 2Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, 3UCSF, San Francisco, CA


Discussant: Blair A. Keagy, MD
8:40 a.m. 3. The “Patchula” Bypass: A Viable Option for the Patient without Autogenous Conduit and Severe Distal Occlusive Disease
Richard F Neville, Benzon Dy*, William King*, Niten Singh*
From: Georgetown University, Washington, DC


Discussant: Mellick T. Sykes, MD
9:00 a.m. 4. Restenosis Following Cryoplasty of the Superficial Femoral and Popliteal Arteries and Saphenous Vein Grafts: a 36 Month Kaplan Meier Analysis of a Single Center Experience
Russell H Samson, Kathie Merigliano*, David P. Showalter*, Michael R. Lepore, Jr., Deepak G. Nair
From: The Mote Vascular Foundation, Inc., Sarasota, FL


Discussant: David L. Gillespie, MD
9:20 a.m. 5. Evaluation of the Natural History of the Proximal Descending Thoracic Aorta with Age
Michael C. Hartley*, Eugene M. Langan, III, David L. Cull, Spence M. Taylor, Christopher G. Carsten, III, Dawn W. Blackhurst*
From: Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC


Discussant: R. James Valentine, MD
9:40 a.m. FOUNDERS’ AWARD PAPER

Cost per Day of Patency: Understanding the Impact of Patency and Reintervention in a Sustainable Model of Healthcare
Dorian J deFreitas*, Mark L. Manwaring*, Clark M. Kardys*, Frank M. Parker, William M. Bogey, Charles S. Powell, Michael C. Stoner*
From: East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
10:00 a.m. INTRODUCTION AND PRESENTATION OF AWARD
Presented by: Scott L. Stevens
10:05 - 10:35 a.m. COFFEE BREAK
10:35 - 12:15 p.m. SCIENTIFIC SESSION II

Presiding: William A. Marston, MD
Spence M. Taylor, MD
10:35 a.m. 6. Impact of Tibial Runoff on Superficial Femoral Artery Endoluminal Interventions for Rest Pain and Tissue Loss
Mark G Davies*, Wael E. Saad*, Eric K. Peden, Imran T. Mohiuddin*, Joseph J. Naoum*, Alan B. Lumsden
From: Methodist Debakey Heart Center/The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
 

Discussant: John F. Eidt, MD
10:55 a.m. 7. Mid-term Outcome of the DRIL Procedure
Michael P. Brown*, W. Anthony Lee, James M. Seeger, Thomas S. Huber
From: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL


Discussant: David L. Cull, MD
11:15 a.m. 8. Comparative Evaluation of Radiocephalic and Brachiocephalic Fistulae and the Variables Affecting Maturation and Patency
Alan Sag*, Robert Mendes*, Blair Keagy
From: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC


Discussant: Thomas S. Huber, MD
11:35 a.m. 9. Prospective Randomized Trial of ACUSEAL (Gore-tex) versus Finesse (Hemashield) Patching During Carotid Endarterectomy: Long-Term Outcome
Ali F. AbuRahma, Patrick A. Stone, Michael Elmore*, Sarah K. Flaherty*, Lauren Armistead*, Zachary AbuRahma*
From: Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston, WV


Discussant: Tony Katras, MD
11:55 a.m. 10. Trends and Outcomes of Concurrent Carotid and Coronary Revascularization: Effects of Carotid Stenting Vs Endarterectomy on Coronary Bypass
Carlos Timaran, Eric B. Rosero*, Gregory Modrall, James Valentine, Stephen Smith, Patrick Clagett
From: University of Texas Medical Center, Dallas, TX


Discussant: Peter Lin, MD
12:15 p.m. DISTINGUISHED GUEST LECTURE

Regenerative Medicine: New Approaches to Healthcare for the 21st Century
Anthony J. Atala, M.D.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC


Introduced by: Kimberley J. Hansen, MD
12:45 p.m. ADJOURN
 
FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2008
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. CASE REPORTS: SESSION 1

Moderator: Elliot L. Chaikof, MD
Panelists:

Alan Lumsden, MD
William Jordan, MD
David L. Gillespie, MD

7:00 a.m. C1. Combined Endovascular and Aortic Arch Debranching For the Surgical Treatment of Kommerell's Diverticulum
Robert S. Brumberg, Murray Shames, Martin Back, Joe Chauvapun*, Brad Johnson, Dennis Bandyk
From: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
7:10 a.m. C2. Recurrent Intra-Operative Thrombosis in a Patient Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy: Possible Sticky Platelet Syndrome?
Anil Hingorani*, Enrico Ascher*, Natalie Marks*, Alexander Shiferson*, Alessandra Puggioni*, Victor Tran*, Nirav Patel*, Theresa Jacob*
From: Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
7:20 a.m. C3. Definitive Test to Establish Diagnosis of Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome - Use Of a Selective Intra-arterial Vasodilator
Venkat Kalapatapu, Ahsan Ali*, Tiff Siragusa*, Katherine Palm-Cruz*, Mohammed M Moursi, John Eidt
From: University Of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
7:30 a.m. C4. Presentation of Ehlers-Danlos Type IV with Malignant Hypertension and Renal Artery Aneurysms
Daniel E. Kleiner*, John F. Angle*, Nancy L. Harthun
From: University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
7:40 a.m. C5. Stent Migration During Endovascular Repair of a Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of the Innominate-Carotid Artery Bifurcation
Allison B. Burkett*, Paul Kochopura*, Eric D. Wellons, David Rosenthal
From: Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
7:50 a.m. C6. Endovascular Retrieval of an Intraaortic Greenfield Vena Cava Filter
Eleftherios S. Xenos, David J. Minion, Ehab Sorial, Eric D. Endean
From: University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. SCIENTIFIC SESSION III

Presiding: Gregory Modrall, MD
Spence M. Taylor, MD
8:00 a.m. 11. Statistical Modeling of the Volume-Outcome Effect for Carotid Endarterectomy for 10 Years of a Statewide Database
Susanna M. Nazarian*, Gayane Yenokyan*, Richard E. Thompson*, Michael E. Griswold*, David C. Chang*, Bruce A. Perler
From: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


Discussant: G. Patrick Clagett, MD
8:20 a.m. 12. A Modern Appraisal of Outcomes Associated with Carotid Endarterectomy Performed Using General and Regional Anesthesia
Thomas C. Matthews*, Mark A. Patterson, Steve M. Taylor, Marc A. Passman, Hui-Yi Lin*, Bart R. Combs*, William D. Jordan, Jr.
From: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL


Discussant: William H. Edwards, MD
8:40 a.m. 13. Percutaneous Access for EVAR: Can Selection Criteria Be Expanded?
Stephen T. Smith, Carlos H. Timaran, R. James Valentine, Eric Rosero*, J. Gregory Modrall, Harshal S. Broker, Damon S. Pierce*, G. Patrick Clagett, Frank R. Arko
From: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX


Discussant: Scott L. Stevens, MD
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. COFFEE BREAK – VISIT EXHIBITS
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV

Presiding: Gregory Modrall, MD
Spence M. Taylor, MD
9:30 a.m. 14. Percutaneous Management of Atherosclerotic Renovascular Disease
Jeffrey D. Pearce, Matthew A. Corriere, Matthew S. Edwards, Jeanette M. Stafford*, Teresa A. Crutchley, Kimberley J. Hansen
From: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC


Discussant: C. Steven Powell, MD
9:50 a.m. 15. Rhabdomyolysis in the Etiology of Renal Failure Following Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Charles C. Miller, III*, Martin A. Villa*, Anthony L. Estrera*, Ali Azizzadeh*, Sheila M. Coogan*, Hazim J. Safi
From: University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, TX


Discussant: Marc A. Passman, MD
10:10 a.m. 16. The Importance of Deep Venous Reflux Velocity as a Determinant of Outcome in Patients with Combined Superficial and Deep Venous Reflux Treated with Endovenous Saphenous Ablation
William Marston, Wells Brabham*, Daniel Berndt*, Robert Mendes*, Blair Keagy
From: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC


Discussant: Cynthia K. Shortell, MD
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. CASE REPORTS: SESSION II

Moderator: Samuel R. Money, MD
Panelists: Jeremiah H. Holleman, MD
George H. Meier, MD
Marc A. Passman, MD
10:30 a.m. C7. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Aorto Bifemoral Bypass
Harvey E. Garrett, Jr., Joss D. Fernandez*
From: University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
10:40 a.m. C8. Novel Management of a Symptomatic Femoral Venous Aneurysm With Trans-Popliteal Endovenous Stenting and Coil Embolization: A Case Report With 12 Month Follow-Up
Paul M. Schumacher, Charles Ross
From: Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
10:50 a.m. C9. Acute Limb Ischemia in a Patient with Persistent Sciatic Artery
David Lau*, Sheila M. Coogan*, Ali Azizzadeh*, Hazim J. Safi
From: University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, TX
11:00 a.m. C10. Adjunctive Percutaneous Thrombolysis Followed by Definitive Open Repair for a Rare Presentation of External Iliac Artery Endofibrosis in an Elite Athlete
Lori M. Kautzman*, Edward J. Cohn, Anthony Avino, Larry Horesh*
From: Memorial Health University Medical Center-Mercer University School of Medicine, Savannah, GA
11:10 a.m. C11. Management of Vascular Complications of Behcet's Disease In The Endovascular Era
Tif W. Siragusa*, John F. Eidt
From: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
11:20 a.m. C12. Combined Thenar and Hypothenar Hand Syndrome (HHS) in a Patient: Case Report and Review of Literature
Robert A. McCready, Ann Bryant*, Janet L. Divelbiss*
From: CorVasc MD's, P.C., Indianapolis, IN
11:30 a.m. PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

Kimberley J. Hansen, M.D.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Introduced by: Thomas C Naslund, M.D.
12:15 p.m. ADJOURN
 
SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2008
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. BASIC SCIENCE SESSION

Moderator: TBD
7:00 a.m.   B1. Tissue Engineering of Vascular Access: A Feasibility Study
Bryan W. Tillman*, Saami Yazdani*, Anthony Atala*, James J. Yoo*, Randolph L. Geary
From: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
7:15 a.m. B2. The Role of Apoptosis on the Mechanisms(s) of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in a Genetic Rat Model of Type II Diabetes and Obesity
Stuart I. Myers1, Li Wang*2, Daniel J. Myers*3
From: 1University of Tennessee, Chattanooga Campus, Chattanooga, TN, 2McGuire Veterans Research Corporation, Richmond, VA, 3Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
7:30 a.m. B3. Enhanced Mobilization of Mononuclear Cells by G-CSF Reduces the Volume of Bone Marrow Needed to Induce Angiogenesis in Lower Limb Ischemia
Yong-Quan Gu*1, Y. F. Wu*1, J. Zhang*1, L. X. Qi*1, J. X. Li*1, L. R. Guo*1, S. W. Zhang*1, Z. G. Wang*1, Yu Hong*2, Darwin Eton3
From: 1Xuan Wu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, 2University of Miami, Miami, FL, 3University of Miami and the Miami VA, Miami, FL
7:45 a.m. B4. Evaluation of Endosuturing During Aortic Stent Graft Placement: In-vivo Analysis and Preclinical Results
Frank R. Arko, III
From: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. SPECIAL TOPICS SESSION: THORACIC AORTIC ENDOGRAFTING

Moderator: Mark A. Farber, MD
Panelists: David Rosenthal
W. Anthony Lee
Eric Endean
Peter H. Lin
8:00 a.m. S1. Spinal Cord Ischemia after TEVAR in Patients with AAA
Daniel J. Martin*, Robert J. Feezor, Tomas D. Martin*, Philip Hess*, Thomas M. Beaver*, Charles T. Klodell*, Thomas S. Huber, James M. Seeger, W. Anthony Lee
From: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
8:12 a.m. S2. Endovascular Repair of Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Disruptions with "Stacked" Extension Cuffs
David Rosenthal, Eric D. Wellons, Allison B. Burkett*, Paul V. Kochupura*, Susan M. Hancock*
From: Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
8:24 a.m. S3. A Meta-Analysis of Endovascular versus Open Repair of Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Injuries
Eleftherios S. Xenos, Nick Abedi*, Ehab Sorial, David J. Minion, Eric D. Endean
From: University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY
8:36 a.m. S4. Early Outcomes after Emergent Endovascular Management of Complex Acute Type III/B Aortic Dissections
Robert J. Feezor, Daniel J. Martin*, Tomas D. Martin*, Philip J. Hess, Jr.*, Thomas M. Beaver*, Charles T. Klodell*, W. Anthony Lee
From: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
8:48 a.m. S5. Hybrid Repair of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair with Visceral Vessel Debranching and Aortic Endograft Exclusion: Effect of Staged versus Simultaneous Treatment Approach on Clinical Outcomes
Peter H. Lin1, Wei Zhou*2, Tam T. Huynh1, Panagiotis Kougias*1, Hosam F. El Sayed1, Joseph S. Coselli1
From: 1Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. SCIENTIFIC SESSION V

Presiding: Randolph Geary, MD
Spence M. Taylor, MD
9:00 a.m. 17. Enhanced Efficacy of Duplex Ultrasound Surveillance after Infrainguinal Vein Bypass by Identification of Characteristics Predictive for Graft Stenosis Development
Joe Chauvapun*, Chelsey N. Tinder*, Dennis F. Bandyk, Patrick Austin*, Paul A. Armstrong*, Martin R. Back, Brad L. Johnson, Murray L. Shames
From: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL


Discussant: Michael B. Silva, MD
9:20 a.m. 18. Staging the NAIS procedure: Feasibility and Short term Outcomes
Ahsan T. Ali*, Nathan Mcleod*, Venkat Kalapatapu*, Mohammed M. Moursi, John F. Eidt
From: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR


Discussant: Thomas C. Naslund,MD
9:40 a.m. 19. Through-Knee Amputation in Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Review of 50 Cases
Bryan C. Morse*, David L. Cull, Corey A. Kalbaugh*, Anna L. Cass*, Christopher G. Carsten, III, Spence M. Taylor
From: Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC


Discussant: Daniel F. Fisher, MD
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. COFFEE BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
10:30 - 11:50 a.m. SCIENTIFIC SESSION VI

Presiding: Randolph Geary, MD
Spence M. Taylor, MD
10:30 a.m. 20. Utility of Stent-Grafts in the Treatment of Superficial Femoral Artery (SFA) Occlusive Disease
Madhavi Meka*, Christopher L. Wixon*, Sheppard J. Mondy
From: Memorial Health University Medical Center, Savannah, GA


Discussant: Martin R. Back, MD
10:50 a.m. 21. Selective Stenting in Subintimal Angioplasty: Analysis of Primary Stent Outcomes
Gregory C. Schmieder*, Albert I. Richardson*, Eric C. Scott*, Andre Biuckians*, George H. Meier, III, Jean M. Panneton*
From: Eastern Virginia Medical School and Vascular & Transplant Specialists, Norfolk, VA


Discussant: Gregory J. Pearl, MD
11:10 a.m. 22. The Vascular Access Score: A Tool for Standardizing Arteriovenous Access Placement
Christopher G. Carsten, III, Charles D. Proctor, Jr.*, David L. Cull, Thomas W. Kendall, Jr.*, Anna L. Cass*, Spence M. Taylor
From: Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC


Discussant: Richard L. McCann, MD
11:30 a.m. 23. Clinical Utility of Resistive Index in the Management of Atherosclerotic Renovascular Disease
Teresa A Crutchley, Jeffrey D. Pearce, Timothy E. Craven*, Jeanette M. Stafford*, Matthew S. Edwards, Kimberley J. Hansen
From: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC


Discussant: E. Jerome Cohn, MD
11:50 a.m. ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING (Members Only)
12:20 p.m. ADJOURN