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Philadelphia Cardiovascular Symposium

2015 Presentations

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Breakfast Symposium

7:30 | EVAR Treatment in Angulated Neck Anatomy Using an On-label Solution | View PDF
Zvonimir Krajcer, MD

Aortic and Structural Heart

Grand Ballroom A


International Perspectives on Aortic and Structural Heart Therapy

Moderator: Grayson Wheatley III, MD 

8:30 | Welcome and Opening Remarks | View Video | View PDF
Grayson Wheatley III, MD

8:40 | SLED - My Vantage Point: Past, Present and Future | View Video
Edward Diethrich, MD

8:50 | Creating a Bridge: Understanding Heart Surgery in Cuba View PDFView Video
Grayson Wheatley III, MD

9:10 | Building a TAVR Program in a Community Hospital | View Video | View PDF
Steven Guidera, MD

9:20 | Endovascular Repair of the Ascending Aorta | View Video | View PDF
Grayson Wheatley III, MD

9:30 | Unmet Needs with Current TEVAR Devices: What to
Expect in the Next 5 Years
  | View Video | View PDF
Frank Criado, MD

9:40 | The Future of TAVR: Minimalist Fast Track | View Video | View PDF
Zvonimir Krajcer, MD

9:50 | 
Open Surgical Repair of the Proximal Aorta  | View Video View PDF
Konstadinos Plestis, MD

10:00 | Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion 

10:10 | Break/Exhibits 

 

TEVAR 2015: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Moderator: Frank Criado, MD

10:30 | Is the Left Subclavian Artery An "Orphan" Artery
in TEVAR?
 
| View Video | View PDF
Hiep Nguyen, MD

10:40 | TEVAR for Acute Type B Aortic Dissection | View Video | View PDF
Grayson Wheatley III, MD

10:50 | Chimneys and Snorkels in EVAR | View Video | View PDF
Paul DiMuzio, MD

11:00 | Managing Endoleaks Associated with TEVAR Procedures | View Video | View PDF
Frank Criado, MD


11:10 | Alternative Access for TEVAR Procedures | View Video | View PDF
Christian Shults, MD

11:20 | PETTICOAT 2015: An Update | View Video | View PDF
Joseph Lombardi, MD

11:30 | Preventing and Managing Spinal Cord Ischemia
Associated with TEVAR
 | View Video | View PDF
Christian Shults, MD

11:40 | Dealing with the Highly Angled Aortic Arch in TEVAR | View Video | View PDF
Frank Criado, MD

11:50 | How to Avoid Contrast Induced Nephropathy | View Video | View PDF
Craig Walker, MD

12:00 | Lunch 

Lunch Symposium

12:30 | Understanding the Ongoing Risk
of Atherothrombosis Beyond the Culprit Lesion
 
Zubair Ahmed, MD


State of the Art in Structural Heart: 2015 and Beyond

Moderator:  Zvonimir Krajcer, MD

1:30 | TAVR for Moderate Risk Patients: Where's the Data? | View Video | View PDF
Brian O'Neill, MD

1:40 | Surgical Management of Mitral Valve Disease | View Video | View PDF
T. Sloane Guy, MD

1:50 | Innovations in Thoracic Aortic Interventions | View Video | View PDF
Gilbert Tang, MD


2:00 | An Update on the Edwards TAVR System | View Video | View PDF
Zvonimir Krajcer, MD

2:10 | Atrial Appendage Closure: Watchman and Lariat | View Video | View PDF
Richard Kovach, MD

2:20 | Access Options for TAVR | View Video | View PDF
Grayson Wheatley III, MD

2:30 | Frozen Elephant for Type I Aortic Dissection: What Do We Know? | View Video | View PDF
Derek Brinster, MD

2:40 | TAVR for Valve-In-Valve View Video | View PDF
Brian O'Neill, MD

2:50 | Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion 

3:00 | Break/Exhibits 


The Endovascular Revolution: Where Are We Headed?

Moderator: Grayson Wheatley III, MD
 

3:30 PM | Acute Stroke Intervention: The Time to Save the Brain is Now!  View Video | View PDF
Steven Guidera, MD

3:40 PM | State of the Art for PEVAR | View VideoView PDF
Zvonimir Krajcer, MD

3:50 PM | The Next Generation Devices: Nellix Update | View Video | View PDF
Francis Caputo, MD

4:00 PM | Innovations in Endovascular Treatment of Proximal Aortic Pathologies | View Video | View PDF
Gilbert Tang, MD

4:10 PM | Is There Such a Thing as a Hostile Neck in EVAR? | View Video View PDF
Zvonimir Krajcer, MD

4:20 PM | Treating Aorto-Iliac Aneurysms | View Video | View PDF
Paul DiMuzio, MD

4:40 PM | Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion 

4:50 PM | Closing Remarks
Grayson Wheatley III, MD

5:00 PM | Adjourn

Peripheral, Venous and Wound Care

Grand Ballroom B/C
 

Advanced Wound Healing Techniques

Moderator: Frank Tursi, DPM

9:00 | Opening Remarks

Frank Tursi, DPM

9:10 | Wound Assessment & Classification:
Is the Wound Arterial or Venous?
| View Video | View PDF
Robert Floros, DPM

9:20 | Medical Management of Arterial and Venous Wounds | View Video | View PDF
Albert D'Angelantonio, DPM

9:30 | Advanced Wound Imaging & Genetic Testing Techniques | View Video | View PDF
Alan Block, DPM

9:40 | Surgery: When to Refer to Plastic and Podiatric Surgery | View Video | View PDF
Albert D'Angelantonio, DPM

9:50 | Innovative Dressing Choices and Topical Agents | View Video | View PDF
Alan Block, DPM

10:00 | Biological Alternatives: Stem Cells, Amnion, PRP | View Video | View PDF
Robert Floros, DPM

10:10 | PAD & CVI Awarenesss: The Key to Healing Wounds | View Video | View PDF
Frank Tursi, DPM

10:20 | Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion 

10:30 | Break/Exhibits 

Venous Session


Moderator: Deepak Sudheendra, MD, RPVI

10:50 | Opening Remarks 

Deepak Sudheendra, MD, RPVI

11:00 | Management of Acute DVT | View Video | View PDF
Jonas Redmond, MD

11:10 | Endovascular Treatment of Chronic DVT
and Post Thrombotic Syndrome
| View Video | View PDF
Deepak Sudheendra, MD, RPVI

11:20 | Case Selection for Right Heart Mass Removal
with the Angiovac Suction Cannula
| View Video | View PDF
Jay Giri, MD

11:30 | Surgical Thrombectomy for PE: Is It Making a Comeback? | View Video | View PDF
Prashanth Vallabhayosyula, MD

11:40 | Endovascular Therapy for PE | View Video | View PDF
Shawn Sarin, MD

11:50 | Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion

12:00 | Lunch 

Venous Session II


Moderator: Deepak Sudheendra, MD, RPVI 

1:30 | Opening Remarks 

Deepak Sudheendra, MD, RPVI

1:40 | Role of Target Specific Oral Anticoagulants in the
Management of VTE
| View Video | View PDF
Todd Hecht, MD

1:50 | Complexities of the Venous Anatomy Unraveled View Video | View PDF
Linda Antonucci, RPhS, RVT

2:00 | Superficial Thrombophlebitis: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing View Video | View PDF
Deepak Sudheendra, MD, RPVI

2:10 | Classification and Scoring of Chronic Venous Insufficiency View Video | View PDF
Linda Antonucci, RPhS

2:20 | Treatment for Lower Extremity Truncal Venous Insufficiency View Video | View PDF
Robert Worthington-Kirsch, MD

2:30 | Treatment of Incompetent Perforators View Video | View PDF
Robert Worthington-Kirsch, MD

2:40 | Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion

2:50 | Break/Exhibits


An Update in Amputation and Critical Limb Ischemia

Moderator: Craig Walker, MD
 
3:10 | Clinical Physical Exam of the CLI Patient
View Video | View PDF
Alan Block, DPM

3:20 | The Role of Duplex Ultrasound, CTA, and MRA in the Diagnosis and Selection of Treatment Options for PAD View Video | View PDF
Richard Kovach, MD

3:30 | Peripheral Stent Technologies: Nitinol, Woven Nitinol, Drug Coated, Bio-Absorbable, and Spot Stenting Technologies View Video | View PDF
Grayson Wheatley, III, MD

3:40 | Drug Coated Balloons for the Treatment of CLI View Video | View PDF
Ramzan Zakir, MD

3:50 | How to Choose the Right Crossing Device View Video | View PDF
S. Hinan Ahmed, MD

4:00 | 13 Steps to Pedal Access View Video | View PDF
Craig Walker, MD

4:10 | Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion

Fellows Course

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Grand Ballroom B/C


Understanding the Current Cardiovascular Landscape:State-of-the-Art in 2015

Moderator - Grayson Wheatley III, MD

8:00 | PAD as a Predictor of CAD: Why Every Practitioner Must Understand Peripheral DiseaseView PDF
Craig Walker, MD

8:10 | TEVAR 101 | View PDF 
Grayson Wheatley III, MD

8:20 | Venous Disease: The Forgotten V in PVDView PDF 
Deepak Sudheendra, MD, RPVI

8:30 | Catheter-Based Therapies for Aortic Valve Disease | View PDF
Zvonimir Krajcer, MD

8:40 | Medical Management of Cardiovascular Disease | View PDF
S. Hinan Ahmed, MD

8:50 | Wire Technology: How to Choose Based on Anatomy and Strategy | View PDF
Craig Walker, MD

9:00 | Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion 



Technical Fundamentals of Catheter-Based Therapies

Moderator: Craig Walker, MD

10:00 | 13 Steps to Pedal Access | View PDF 
Craig Walker, MD

10:10 | Radial Access Tips and Tricks | View PDF
S. Hinan Ahmed, MD

10:20 | Pharmacotherapies for Anticoagulation During Endovascular Interventions | View PDF
S. Hinan Ahmed, MD

10:30 | A Review of Closure Device Technologies and Techniques | View PDF
Richard Kovach, MD


Practice Building and Career Planning

Moderator: Deepak Sudheendra, MD, RPVI

11:40 | Building a Vein Practice | 
View PDF
Deepak Sudheendra, MD, RPVI