Dr. Enrico Ascher, Executive Director for the Frank J. Veith International Society and Chair of the Associate Faculty Program at VEITHsymposium comments, " I am both proud and pleased to provide the names of vascular colleagues from throughout the globe who will be presenting their research and work during the Frank J. Veith International Society Associate Faculty Program at VEITHsymposium.

Our society is pleased to have been able to organize this activity. VEITHsymposium is a world-class Vascular Surgery meeting and I can only encourage everyone to make this their go-to-meeting. Congratulations to everyone participating!

THURSDAY: NOVEMBER 21, 2019

SESSION 11: ABDOMINAL AORTA AND THORACIC AORTA

Moderator(s): Juan C. Parodi, MD, Michel Makaroun, MD, Martin Malina, MD, Michael L. Marin, MD

PODIUM SESSION SCHEDULE
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Introduction
1:06 PM - 1:11 PM Safety Of Patient Stratification Based On Initial Imaging Follow-up After Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)
Presenter(s): Suvi J. Väärämäki, MD
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1:12 PM - 1:17 PM Update On The ESVS Guidelines For Aortoabdominal And Iliac Aneurysms; What Is New And How Does It Differ From The SVS And The NICE Guidelines In Preparation?
Presenter(s): Karin E. Schmidt, MD
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1:18 PM - 1:23 PM ERAS Protocol Versus EVAR For Isolated Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Presenter(s): Alessandro Robaldo, MD
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1:24 PM - 1:29 PM An Endovascular Approach Is Safe And Effective In The Treatment Of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Detected By The National Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Program
Presenter(s): Katherine Stenson, MD, FRCS
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1:30 PM - 1:35 PM First-In-Man Clinical Application Of The TrackCath System In Endovascular Repair Of Aortic Aneurysms - A Prospective Multi-Center Clinical Trial
Presenter(s): Nikolaos Floros, MD
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1:36 PM - 1:41 PM Versatility Of In Situ Laser Fenestration For Antegrade Recanalization Of Visceral Branches In Complex Aortic Repair
Presenter(s): Fanny S. Alie-Cusson, MD
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1:42 PM - 1:47 PM Migration After ChEVAS
Presenter(s): Aleksandra C. Zoethout, MD
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1:48 PM - 1:53 PM Quantification Of Suprarenal Aortic Neck Dilation Following Fenestrated Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Presenter(s): Kenneth Tran, MD
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1:54 PM - 1:59 PM Validation Of Accurate Assessment Of Proximal And Distal Endograft Apposition After Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
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2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Impact Of Oversizing In Relation To Aortic Arch Tortuosity In The Occurrence Of Bird Beak Effect after TEVAR
Presenter(s): William J. Yoon, MD
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2:06 PM - 2:11 PM Outcomes Of Total Aortoiliac Reconstruction With Kissing Self-Expanding Covered Stents In Chinese Population
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2:12 PM - 2:17 PM Hybrid Surgery May Represent A Valid Alternative To Open Surgery For Aortic Arch Pathologies
Presenter(s): Dimitrios Apostolou, MD
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2:18 PM - 2:23 PM Occlusion Of A Retrograde Fed Iliac Aneurysm Years After An Aortobifemoral Bypass
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2:24 PM - 2:29 PM Frequency Of Perigraft Hygroma After Aortic Reconstructions Using Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) Versus Dacron Grafts
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2:30 PM - 2:35 PM Elevated Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio Predicts Mortality Following Elective Open And Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Presenter(s): Alexander H. King, MS
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2:36 PM - 3:00 PM Panel Discussion

SESSION 12: CAROTID AND LOWER EXTREMITY ARTERIAL

Moderator(s): Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD, Wesley S. Moore, MD, Piotr Myrcha, MD, PhD, Michael S. Conte, MD

PODIUM SESSION SCHEDULE
3:30 PM - 3:35 PM General Anesthesia Versus Loco-Regional Anesthesia For Carotid Endarterectomy: A Systematic Review
Presenter(s): Wudi Ma, MD
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3:36 PM - 3:41 PM Combined Carotid And Coronary Atherosclerosis - Complex Diagnosis And Endovascular Treatment
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3:42 PM - 3:47 PM Extra Cranial Carotid Artery Aneurysm: Results Of Contemporary Management
Presenter(s): Ajay Savlania, MCh
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3:48 PM - 3:53 PM Explore No More: Endovascular Management Of Penetrating Trauma To Zone II Of The Neck
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3:54 PM - 3:59 PM Correlation Between Multidetector Computer Tomography And Carotid Plaque Histological Heterogeneity
Presenter(s): Gian Franco Veraldi, MD
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4:00 PM - 4:05 PM Sustained Limus Release Designed Drug Eluting Balloons: Is This The Solution For The Potential Increased Mortality With Paclitaxel Devices When Treating The SFA?
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4:06 PM - 4:11 PM Three Years Follow-up In BIOPAC trial – Treating Lesions In Femoral-Popliteal Segment Using Microcrystalline And Biocompatible Polymer Paclitaxel Coated Balloon Versus Plain Balloon Angioplasty
Presenter(s): Przemysław M. Nowakowski, MD, PhD
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4:12 PM - 4:17 PM Endovascular Intervention Versus Above-The-Knee Bypass Surgery In Femoropopliteal Arterial Lesion Of Minimum 10 cm Complete Occlusion
Presenter(s): Rui Zhang, MD
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4:18 PM - 4:23 PM Determination Of Muscle Fraction Of The Leg To Define Focal Sarcopenia In The Limbs Of Patients With Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease
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4:24 PM - 4:29 PM Outcomes Of Popliteal Stents Placement Crossing Versus Not Crossing
Presenter(s): Junjie Ning, MD
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4:30 PM - 4:35 PM Outcomes Of Orbital Atherectomy Treatment In Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease Patients: Sub-Analysis Of The LIBERTY 360 Study
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4:36 PM - 4:41 PM Result Of 309 Consecutive Retrograde Recanalization Of Complex Femoropopliteal Or Below-The-Knee Occlusions
Presenter(s): Erwin Blessing, MD
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4:42 PM - 4:47 PM Stent Size Optimization In The Femoral Bifurcation Using A Fractal Model: A Morphological Analysis
Presenter(s): Bahaa Nasr, MD
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4:48 PM - 5:05 PM Panel Discussion
PODIUM SESSION 13

MORE LOWER EXTREMITY ARTERIAL, VENOUS, ARTERIAL-VENOUS ACCESS FOR HEMODIALYSIS AND OTHER INTERESTING TOPICS

Moderator(s): Armando Mansilha, MD, PhD, Jerry Goldstone, MD, Alan M. Dietzek, MD, RPVI, Keith D. Calligaro, MD

PODIUM SESSION SCHEDULE
7:00 AM - 7:05 AM Sexual Dysfunction Following Aorto-Iliac Surgery: Does Endovascular Repair Preserve Erectile Function?
Presenter(s): Souad Benallal, MD
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7:06 AM - 7:11 AM True Anterior Tibial Artery Aneurysm With Rupture And Compartment Syndrome
Presenter(s): Alaaeddin A. Nwilati, MS
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7:12 AM - 7:17 AM New Biomaterials In Vascular Surgery
Presenter(s): Michael Gorlitzer, MD
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7:18 AM - 7:23 AM Off-Label Medical Device Use In Vascular Surgery-An Analysis Through Both Surgical And Legal Lens
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7:24 AM - 7:29 AM Validity Of Adjuvant Therapy In Patients With Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia
Presenter(s): Massimiliano W. Guerrieri, MD
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7:30 AM - 7:35 AM Percutaneous Sharp Recanalization Of A Surgically Ligated Infra-Renal IVC
Presenter(s): Justin M. Milligan, MD
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7:36 AM - 7:41 AM Chronic Low Back Pain Associated With Proximal Venous Outflow Obstruction
Presenter(s): Windsor Ting, MD
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7:42 AM - 7:47 AM The Catheter Directed Thrombolysis Plus Aspiration Thrombectomy Treatment Show An Invariable Fibrinogen Level During Thrombolysis
Presenter(s): Yuan Che, MD
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7:48 AM - 7:53 AM Primary Chronic Venous Insufficiency Is Distinguished By Attenuated Healing Networks And T-Cell Activation
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7:54 AM - 7:59 AM New Mechanical Precision Bandager For Pediatric And Adult Patients
Presenter(s): Magdiel J. Trinidad, MD
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8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Simultaneous Treatment Of Acute Pulmonary Embolism And Deep Venous Thrombosis
Presenter(s): Domenico Benevento, MD
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8:06 AM - 8:11 AM Atypical Use of HeRO Device
Presenter(s): Fernando T. Faria, MD
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8:12 AM - 8:17 AM Creating Arteriovenous Fistulas In 132 Consecutive Patients Using New Baig’s Microvascular Forceps: Lightweight, Atraumatic, And Versatile Tool
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8:18 AM - 8:23 AM Evaluation Of The Endovascular Salvage Outcome For Dysfunctional Hemodialysis Arteriovenous Fistula According To The Site Of The Lesion
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8:24 AM - 8:29 AM The Utility Of Audio-clip Files In Long-Term Monitoring Of Arteriovenous Fistulas And Grafts
Presenter(s): Andrew Schulick, MD
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8:30 AM - 8:35 AM Endovascular Management Of Blunt Celiac And Mesenteric Artery Injuries: Midterm Outcomes
Presenter(s): Aditya Safaya, MD
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8:36 AM - 8:41 AM Ureteral Arterial Fistula – A Role For Open Operation In The 21st Century
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8:42 AM - 8:47 AM Renal Salvage Using Stent Graft Placement After Acute Renal Artery Occlusion With Prolonged Ischemic Time
Presenter(s): Yue Gao, MD
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8:48 AM - 9:12 AM Panel Discussion
9:13 AM - 9:13 AM End of the Frank J. Veith International Society Associate Faculty Program