AGENDA

Thursday Friday Saturday

Thursday, April 25, 2019

7:00 - 8:00 AM
Registration / Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 AM

Session I: Venous Basics

Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
8:00 - 8:20 AM
Introduction to Endovascular Venous Surgery
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
8:20 - 8:30 AM
Physiology of Venous Return
Marc A. Passman, MD
8:30 - 8:40 AM
The Initial Clinical Exam
Mark H. Meissner, MD
8:40 - 8:50 AM
How Do Compression Hose Work
Paul McNeill, MD
8:50 - 9:00 AM
Panel Discussion
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
Marc A. Passman, MD
Mark H. Meissner, MD
Paul McNeill, MD
9:00 - 10:00 AM

Session II: Venous Diagnostics

Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
9:00 - 9:10 AM
How to Recognize Variants on the Venous Duplex Exam
Neil M. Khilnani, MD
9:10 - 9:20 AM
Deep Venous Duplex Image Optimization
Jan M. Sloves, RVT, RCS, FASE
9:20 - 9:30 AM
Cross-Sectional Imaging for Deep Venous Pathology
Constantino S. Pena, MD
9:30 - 9:40 AM
Phlebolymphedema: Combined Insufficiency Of Venous-Lymphatic System
Seshadri Raju, MD
9:40 - 9:50 AM
How to Perform a Venogram Properly
Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR
9:50 - 10:00 AM
Panel Discussion
Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
Neil M. Khilnani, MD
Constantino S. Pena, MD
Jan M. Sloves, RVT, RCS, FASE
Seshadri Raju, MD
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Break and Exhibits
10:30 - 12:00 PM

Session III: Truncal Ablation, Wounds, Medical

Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
10:30 - 10:40 AM
Important RCTs for Thermal Ablation
Peter Gloviczki, MD, FACS
10:40 - 10:50 AM
RFA: ClosureFast™/RFITT/ or VENCLOSE™
Alan Dietzek, MD, FACS
10:50 - 11:00 AM
Wavelength or Fiber: Which is More Important for Laser Ablation
Thomas M. Proebstle, MD, PhD
11:00 - 11:10 AM
Proprietary Polidocanol Microfoam: What We Should Know
Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
11:10 - 11:20 AM
Using Cyanoacrylate Without Compression: Short and Midterm Outcome
Kathleen D. Gibson, MD
11:20 - 11:30 AM
Contraindications and Limits: MOCA
Steve Elias, MD
11:30 - 11:40 AM
Important RCTs for Venous Wound Healing
Julian J. Javier, MD, FSCAI, FCCP
11:40 - 11:50 AM
Diosmin Therapy: Whom
Neil M. Khilnani, MD
11:50 - 12:00 PM
Panel Discussion
Alan Dietzek, MD, FACS
Steve Elias, MD
Kathleen D. Gibson, MD
Peter Gloviczki, MD, FACS
Neil M. Khilnani, MD
Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
Thomas M. Proebstle, MD, PhD
Julian J. Javier, MD, FSCAI, FCCP
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lunch and Exhibits
12:00 - 1:10 PM
Lunch Symposium - Treatment Strategies with Venaseal Closure System: A Case-Based Approach
This is a Non-CME activity supported by Medtronic
Kathleen D. Gibson, MD
Neil M. Khilnani, MD
Nick Morrison, MD
1:00 - 1:40 PM

Session IV: Venous Quagmires

Timothy K. Liem, MD, MBA, FACS
1:00 - 1:10 PM
Leg Pain: Venous Versus Non-Venous
Timothy K. Liem, MD, MBA, FACS
1:10 - 1:20 PM
Leg Swelling: Venous, Lymphatic, Lipedema or Cardiac
Julian J. Javier, MD, FSCAI, FCCP
1:20 - 1:30 PM
Does Scope-Of-Practice Matter: Plastic Surgery Perspective
Jorge I. de la Torre, MD, MSHA, FACS
1:30 - 1:40 PM
Panel Discussion
Timothy K. Liem, MD, MBA, FACS
Julian J. Javier, MD, FSCAI, FCCP
Jorge I. de la Torre, MD, MSHA, FACS
1:40 - 3:00 PM

Session V: Tributaries and Spider Veins

Kandy Hammond, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM
1:40 - 1:50 PM
Which Sclerosant
Nick Morrison, MD
1:50 - 2:00 PM
Do Lasers Work for Spider Veins
Thomas M. Proebstle, MD, PhD
2:00 - 2:10 PM
Neurological Complications of Sclerotherapy
Julian J. Javier, MD, FSCAI, FCCP
2:10 - 2:20 PM
Vulvar Varicosities and Pregnant Patients
Kathleen D. Gibson, MD
2:20 - 2:30 PM
SeCure Trial: Perforator Ablation with 1470 Laser
Steve Elias, MD
2:30 - 2:40 PM
Phlebectomy: Technical Steps
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
2:40 - 2:50 PM
Sclerotherapy: Technical Steps
Kandy Hammond, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM
2:50 - 3:00 PM
Panel Discussion
Kathleen D. Gibson, MD
Kandy Hammond, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM
Julian J. Javier, MD, FSCAI, FCCP
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
Nick Morrison, MD
Thomas M. Proebstle, MD, PhD
3:00 - 3:30 PM
Break and Exhibits
3:30 - 4:10 PM

Session VI: IVC Debates

Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
3:30 - 3:40 PM
Debate: Physician Compounded Foam is Safe and Cost-Effective
Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
3:40 - 3:50 PM
Debate: Why You Should Only Use Polidocanol Endovenous Microfoam (Varithena)®
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
3:50 - 4:00 PM
Debate: ATTRACT Trial: Flawed, Not Helpful
Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR
4:00 - 4:10 PM
Debate: ATTRACT Trial: Well-Designed, Lessons Learned
Anthony J. Comerota, MD
4:10 - 5:00 PM

Session VII: Venous Stents Here Soon

Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
4:10 - 4:20 PM
Fracture of Venous Stents After Implantation
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
4:20 - 4:30 PM
Venovo™ Stent Update
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
4:30 - 4:40 PM
VICI VENOUS STENT® Update
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
4:40 - 4:50 PM
Vena Vivo Stent Update
Anthony J. Comerota, MD
4:50 - 5:00 PM
Panel Discussion
Anthony J. Comerota, MD
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
5:00 - 6:30 PM
Welcome Reception

Friday, April 26, 2019

7:00 - 7:50 AM
Breakfast Symposium - Laser Focused
This is a Non-CME activity supported by AngioDynamics
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
Steve Elias, MD
Neil M. Khilnani, MD
8:00 - 10:00 AM

Session VIII: Live Cases

Mark H. Meissner, MD
8:00 - 10:00 AM
Panel
Erin H. Murphy, MD, FACS
Seshadri Raju, MD
Mark H. Meissner, MD
8:00 - 8:45 AM
1. Office Angiosuite - Venovo lliacaval Stent, IVUS, Venography
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
8:45 - 9:15 AM
2. Office Angiosuite - Deep Venous Ultrasound
Jan M. Sloves, RVT, RCS, FASE
9:15 - 10:00 AM
3. Office O.R. - Varithena® Ablation GSV
Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Break and Exhibits
10:30 - 11:00 AM

Session IX: Keynote Address

Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
10:30 - 11:00 AM
The Problem with Endovenous Overblation and Insufficiently Trained Operators
Marc A. Passman, MD
11:00 - 12:00 PM

Session X: Femoro-Iliocaval Interventions

Steve Elias, MD
11:00 - 11:10 AM
Avoiding Misuse and Overuse of Iliac Vein Stenting For Chronic Venous Disease: The Importance of Appropriate Patient Assessment and Sensible Case Selection
Erin H. Murphy, MD, FACS
11:10 - 11:20 AM
Chronic Total Occlusions of the Iliac Veins and Vena Cava: Tips and Tricks
Seshadri Raju, MD
11:20 - 11:30 AM
Abre™ Stent Update
Erin H. Murphy, MD, FACS
11:30 - 11:40 AM
Common Femoral Vein Endovenectomy: When is it Worth it
Anthony J. Comerota, MD
11:40 - 11:50 AM
Endovascular Deep Venous Valve on the Horizon
Steve Elias, MD
11:50 - 12:00 PM
Panel Discussion
Steve Elias, MD
Erin H. Murphy, MD, FACS
Seshadri Raju, MD
Anthony J. Comerota, MD
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lunch and Exhibits
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lunch Symposium - Are you Making the Most of Varithena?
Speakers: Nick Morrison, MD, Vinay Satwah, DO, FACO and Maria Urso, PhD
This is a Non-CME activity supported by BTG
1:00 - 3:00 PM

Session XI: Live Cases

Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Panel
Steve Elias, MD
Neil M. Khilnani, MD
1:00 - 1:45 PM
1. Office Angiosuite - Iliac Vein Wallstent, Laser Ablation AASV, Laser Ablation Perforator, Phelbectomy, Foam Sclero
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
1:45 - 2:15 PM
2. Office Angiosuite - Superficial & Deep Vein Ultrasound
Jan M. Sloves, RVT, RCS, FASE
2:15 - 3:00 PM
3. Office O.R. - ClosureFast™ Radiofrequency Ablation, Phlebectomy
Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
3:00 - 3:30 PM
Break and Exhibits
3:30 - 5:00 PM

Session XII: Live Cases

Thomas M. Proebstle, MD, PhD
3:30 - 5:00 PM
Panel
Kathleen D. Gibson, MD
Nick Morrison, MD
3:30 - 3:45 PM
1. Office Angiosuite - LIVE Superficial Vein Ultrasound
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
3:45 - 4:00 PM
2. Pre-recorded Video - GSV Ablation with The VenaSeal™ Closure System
Kathleen D. Gibson, MD
4:00 - 4:30 PM
3. Office O.R - VenClose™ Ablation GSV & AASV, phlebectomy
Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
4:30 - 5:00 PM
4. Office Angiosuite - Laser Ablation SSV & Below Knee GSV, Phelbectomy
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT

Saturday, April 27, 2019

7:00 - 7:50 AM
Breakfast Symposium
7:00 - 7:50 AM
Breakfast Symposium - Overcoming Challenges when Crossing Venous Occlusions - Strategies, Tools and Techniques
This is a Non-CME accredited activity supported by Cook Medical
8:00 - 8:50 AM

Session XIII: Vein Global Theater

Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
8:00 - 8:40 AM
Dealing with Endo Trouble
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
8:40 - 8:50 AM
Panel Discussion
Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR
Constantino S. Pena, MD
Jason T. Salsamendi, MD
8:50 - 10:00 AM

Session XIV: Thromboembolic Issues

Timothy K. Liem, MD, MBA, FACS
8:50 - 9:00 AM
Nutcraker Treatment
Timothy K. Liem, MD, MBA, FACS
9:00 - 9:10 AM
ACCESS Trial Data for Chronic DVT: Role of EKOS and TPA
Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR
9:10 - 9:20 AM
Retrieving Embedded Inferior Vena Cava Filters: Technical Tips
Constantino S. Pena, MD
9:20 - 9:30 AM
NOAC (DOAC)
Timothy K. Liem, MD, MBA, FACS
9:30 - 9:40 AM
Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism Management
Jason T. Salsamendi, MD
9:40 - 9:50 AM
Vacuum-Assisted Venous Thrombectomy: When, Why, How
Constantino S. Pena, MD
9:50 - 10:00 AM
Panel Discussion
Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR
Timothy K. Liem, MD, MBA, FACS
Constantino S. Pena, MD
Jason T. Salsamendi, MD
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Break and Exhibits
10:30 - 12:00 PM

Session XV: Annual V2 Symposium: Ask the Experts

Steve Elias, MD
10:30 - 12:00 PM
V2 Panel Discussion with Audience Participation
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
Kathleen D. Gibson, MD
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
Neil M. Khilnani, MD
Timothy K. Liem, MD, MBA, FACS
Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
Paul McNeill, MD
Mark H. Meissner, MD
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lunch and Exhibits
1:00 - 3:00 PM

Session XVI: Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatics (JVSVL) Invited Abstracts

Peter Gloviczki, MD, FACS
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Panel - JVSVL Editorial Board Members
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
Anthony J. Comerota, MD
Thomas M. Proebstle, MD, PhD
Seshadri Raju, MD
1:00 - 1:10 PM
Abstract 1 - Improvement of Infrainguinal Deep Vein Reflux After External Banding of Popliteal Vein at the Valve-free Segment in Patients with Recalcitrant Venous Leg Ulcer
Kanin Pruekprasert & Nuttawut Sermathanasawadi
Siriraj Hospital
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
1:10 - 1:15 PM
Abstract 1 - Seshadri Raju, MD
1:15 - 1:20 PM
Abstract 1 - Question/Answer
1:20 - 1:30 PM
Abstract 2 - Tricks and Techniques on Difficult IVC Filter Removals (Video Presentation)
Elizabeth Ramos Duran, MD, Jorge Rey, MD, Stefan Kenel-Pierre, MD
Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
University of Miami, Miami, FL
1:30 - 1:35 PM
Abstract 2 - Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
1:35 - 1:40 PM
Abstract 2 - Question/Answer
1:40 - 1:50 PM
Abstract 3 - Factor influencing venous leg ulcer healing and recurrence rate after endovenous radiofrequency ablation of incompetent saphenous vein
Nuttawut Sermsathanasawadi, MD, PhD, Jarunee Jieamprasertbun, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery
Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
Siriraj Hospital
Mahidol University
Bangkok, Thailand
1:50 - 1:55 PM
Abstract 3 - Anthony J. Comerota, MD
1:55 - 2:00 PM
Abstract 3 - Question/Answer
2:00 - 2:10 PM
Abstract 4 - A Simple Accurate Clinical Algorithmic Approach in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pelvic Congestion Symdrome
David A. Greuner, Kerem H. Bortecen, Arno A. Rotgans, Christopher C. Hollingsworth, Renard Ruiz, Danielle DeMarco, Adam M.Tonis
NYC Surgical Associates
2:10 - 2:15 PM
Abstract 4 - Peter Gloviczki, MD, FACS
2:15 - 2:20 PM
Abstract 4 - Question/Answer
2:20 - 2:30 PM
Abstract 5 - The Role of Preoperative Evaluation of Iliac Vein Obstruction in Patients with Secondary Lymphedema of the Lower Limb before Vascularized Omental Lymph Node Transfer
Wuttichai Saengprakai, Amarit Tansawet, Oumyos Rattanamahattana, and
Chakrit Eaimkijkarn
Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital
Navamindradhiraj University
Bangkok, Thailand
2:30 - 2:35 PM
Abstract 5 - Peter Gloviczki, MD, FACS
2:35 - 2:40 PM
Abstract 5 - Question/Answer
2:40 - 2:50 PM
Abstract 6 - Observational Study of the Effect of VarithEna® on Wound Healing in the Treatment of Venous Leg Ulcers Resulting from Chronic Venous Insufficiency (VIEW-VLU Registry)
Michael Shao
2:50 - 2:55 PM
Abstract 6 - Thomas M. Proebstle, MD, PhD
2:55 - 3:00 PM
Abstract 6 - Question/Answer
3:00 - 3:30 PM
Break
3:30 - 4:10 PM

Session XVII: Pelvic Veins/Lymphatic

Mark H. Meissner, MD
3:30 - 3:40 PM
Pelvic Venous Disorders: A New Paradigm
Mark H. Meissner, MD
3:40 - 3:50 PM
What are the Indications for Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis Based on the Current Evidence
Mark H. Meissner, MD
3:50 - 4:00 PM
How To Grade Iliac Vein Stenosis With IVUS
Erin H. Murphy, MD, FACS
4:00 - 4:10 PM
Panel Discussion
Mark H. Meissner, MD
Erin H. Murphy, MD, FACS
4:10 - 5:10 PM

Session XVIII: Venous Practice Management/Insurance Issues

Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
4:10 - 4:20 PM
The Venous Reimbursement Landscape in a Nutshell
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
4:20 - 4:30 PM
Which Aesthetic Procedures are Appropriate for Non-Plastic Surgeons, if Any
Jorge I. de la Torre, MD, MSHA, FACS
4:30 - 4:40 PM
Tactful Marketing Strategies
Nick Morrison, MD
4:40 - 4:50 PM
Submitting Proper Documentation to Insurance Pre-Authorization
Kandy Hammond, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM
4:50 - 5:00 PM
The Role of Office Manager / Role of Doctor
Paul McNeill, MD
5:00 - 5:10 PM
Closing Comments / Adjourn
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT




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