To Stent or Not to Stent? Appropriateness of Endovascular Care
Stenting for all types of pathology has become a ubiquitous phenomenon throughout all areas of surgery. Endovascular therapy is especially important in adult cardiac and vascular surgery. On many occasions it may replace operative therapies, whereas in others, it can augment operative therapies.
Moderator: Ourania A. Preventza, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Co-Moderator: Matthew W. Mell, MD, FACS, Sacramento, CA
Current Therapy for Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury
Naveed Saqib, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Management of Acute Type B Aortic Dissection in 2019
Ourania A. Preventza, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Endovascular Repair (EVAR) for Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Matthew W. Mell, MD, FACS, Sacramento, CA
Current Endovascular Approach to Trauma Resuscitation
Ramyar Gilani, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Carotid Stenting: What Is the Evidence in 2019?
Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD, FACS, Boston, MA
Endovascular Management of Mesenteric Ischemia
Bernardo Mendes, MD, Rochester, MN
Sponsored by the Advisory Council for Vascular Surgery and the Advisory Council for Cardiothoracic Surgery
- Practicing surgeons
- Apply new knowledge and ideas to improve their surgical practice
- Adapt concepts and quality measures in support of research advancements
- Enhance the quality of patient care
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Faculty and Disclosures
Bernardo Mendes MD - Nothing to Disclose
Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD, FACS - Abbott: Income: Consulting; Cook: Income: Consulting; Medtronic: Income: Consulting; Silk Road: Income: Consulting
Matthew W. Mell MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Naveed Usman Saqib MD FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Ourania A. Preventza, MD, FACS - Cook Inc: Travel expenses; Medtronic Inc: Travel expenses; Terumo Aortic: Consultant; W.L Gore and associates: Consultant
Ramyar Gilani MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Program Committee and Disclosures
CHAIR: Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, FACS, FAAP, FRCSEng(Hon), Miami, FL - Nothing to Disclosure
VICE-CHAIR: David T. Cooke, MD, FACS, Sacramento, CA - Nothing to Disclosure
David C. Borgstrom, MD, FACS, Morgantown, WV - Nothing to Disclosure
Daniel L. Dent, MD, FACS, San Antonio, TX - Nothing to Disclosure
Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Allergen: Honoraria: Consultant
Cynthia D. Downard, MD, FACS, Louisville, KY - Nothing to Disclosure
Audra A. Duncan, MD, FACS, London, ON - Nothing to Disclosure
Mariam F. Eskander, MD, Boston, MA - Nothing to Disclosure
Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, Richmond, VA - Nothing to Disclosure
Neil H. Hyman, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL - Nothing to Disclosure
Martin S. Karpeh, Jr., MD, FACS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Dennis H. Kraus, MD, FACS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Nothing to Disclosure
Daniel M. Herron, MD, FACS, FASBMS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Edith Tzeng, MD, FACS, Pittsburgh, PA - Nothing to Disclosure
Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCOSECSA(Hon), Houston, TX - Nothing to Disclosure
Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA - Nothing to Disclosure
B. J. Hancock, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Winnipeg, MB - Nothing to Disclosure
Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), Seattle, WA - Nothing to Disclosure
Continuing Medical Education Credit Information
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AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
The American College of Surgeons designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 1.5 credits meets the requirements for Self-Assessment.
Note: Residents will receive a Certificate of Completion.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.50 Certificate of Completion
- 1.50 Self Assessment Credit