UCSF Vascular Symposium 2017


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Department: Surgery
Course Number: MSU17003
Activity Start Date: April 6, 2017
Activity End Date: April 8, 2017

JW Marriott
San Francisco CA


Registration for Full Course
Physician $625
Nurses/Allied Health Professional $400
Resident/Fellow $400
Northern California Vascular $500
CPMA Member $500
Industry $1,000


Registration for Mini-Symposium Only
Physician $150
Nurses/Allied Health Professional $75
Resident/Fellow $75
CPMA $125



The landscape of vascular disease management continues to evolve with advancing technologies, data from clinical trials and registries, all within the shifting paradigms of Affordable Care. How do we continue to offer the best modalities for our patients, practice evidence-based and cost-effective care, and begin to understand population-based disease management? This year’s Vascular Symposium will address the intersection of technology and evidence, probe the algorithms of experts regarding treatment selection, and highlight the latest data from clinical trials in aortic, peripheral, and cerebrovascular disease. We will again highlight a Mini-Symposium on Advanced Limb Salvage, bringing a multi-disciplinary panel of experts with an interactive program of cases and didactics.

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Upon completion of this activity an attendee will be able to apply new skills and strategies to:

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The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

American Board of Surgery MOC Self-Assessment CME Activity
This year’s course features a post-test which is valid toward meeting the Self-Assessment CME requirements for American Board of Surgery MOC. ABS diplomates will have the opportunity to earn Self-Assessment CME after passing the comprehensive post-test. The post-test will be available when the course is completed on Saturday, April 8. It can be accessed here - https://ucsf.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_brBW9G5f02UuB4F

If you have any questions concerning the Self-Assessment CME Activity, please email Joey.Bernal@ucsf.edu.

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Course Outline:


7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 Opening Remarks and Announcements
Michael Conte

ABDOMINAL AORTA • Moderators: Timothy Chuter, MD and Darren B. Schneider, MD

8:05 EVAR for Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm— How I Do It and What Are the Results?
Benjamin W. Starnes, MD

8:25 Intraoperative Imaging for EVAR—What's New, What's Coming?
Darren B. Schneider, MD

8:40 EVAR for Juxtarenal and Pararenal Aneurysms— What Works Best and Provides a Durable Repair
William J. Quinoñes-Baldrich, MD

8:55 Late Occurring Type 1 Endoleaks—How to Salvage the Failing Endograft
Jade S. Hiramoto, MD

9:10 Outcomes of EVAR in Current Practice—What Do the Registries and Trials Tell Us About Case Selection and Long-Term Durability?
Robert Chang, MD

9:25 Cases for Panel Discussion Vascular Fellows

9:40 Coffee Break

THORACIC AORTA • Moderators: Linda M. Reilly, MD and William J.Quinoñes-Baldrich, MD

10:00 IRAD Data—What Have We Learned About the Management and Outcomes of Acute TBAD?
James Froelich, MD

10:15 Treatment of Type 1 Endoleaks After TEVAR
Timothy Chuter, MD

10:25 Intramural Hematoma (IMH)—Should We Treat This Aggressively?
William J. Quinoñes-Baldrich,MD

10:35 Acute Uncomplicated TBAD—Who Should Be Treated and When with TEVAR?
Darren B. Schneider, MD

10:50 Debate: The Standard of Care for Chronic Type B Aortic
Dissection in 2016 Is:
• Open Repair - Michael S. Conte, MD
• Endovascular Repair - Benjamin W. Starnes, MD

11:15 Challenging Thoracic Aortic Case Presentations Vascular Fellows

11:30 Binkley Keynote Address
Gregory Moneta, MD

12:00 pm Lunch on your own


Moderators: Charles Eichler, MD and Gregory Moneta, MD

1:30 Case Presentations: Difficult Decisions in the Management of Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia
Panel: Dawn M. Coleman, MD • William J. Quinoñes-Baldrich, MD • Linda M. Reilly, MD • Darren B. Schneider, MD

2:15 Fibromuscular Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Surveillance
Marlene Grenon, MD

2:30 Renal Artery Reconstruction in Children and Young Adults
Dawn M. Coleman, MD

2:45 Visceral Artery Aneurysms: Endo or Open?
John Lane, MD

3:00 Coffee Break

VENOUS • Moderators: Jade S. Hiramoto, MD and John Lane, MD

3:30 Treatment of Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolus
Gregory Piazza, MD

3:50 Chronic Iliocaval Venous Occlusive Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment
David A. Rigberg, MD

4:10 My Approach to Venous Ulcers
Polyxene Kokinos, MD

4:25 Should We Be More Aggressive in the Treatment of Acute DVT?
Kanti Kolli, MD

4:40 Pelvic Congestion Syndrome- Who to Treat and How
David A. Rigberg, MD

4:55 Is There a Role for Endovascular Treatment for Traumatic and Iatrogenic Venous Injuries?
Adam Oskowitz, MD

5:10 pm Adjourn

5:15 pm Course Reception



7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

PAD—CLAUDICATION • Moderators: Marlene Grenon, MD and Joseph Mills, MD

8:00 Medical Management and Exercise—Current State of the Evidence in Claudication
Mary McGrae McDermott, MD

8:25 Rational Selection of Endovascular Options for the SFA and Popliteal: What Works Where and for How Long?
Brian DeRubertis, MD

8:45 Debate: Extensive (TASC D) Femoropopliteal Disease in the Claudicant: Do the Results Justify Intervention?
• No - Russell H. Samson, MD
• Yes - Miguel Montero-Baker, MD

9:15 Case Presentations
Vascular Fellows

9:30 Coffee Break

VASCULAR MEDICINE AND CAROTID • Moderators: Joseph Rapp, MD and Mary McGrae McDermott, MD

10:00 Antithrombotic Management in the Vascular Surgery Patient
Gregory Piazza, MD

10:20 Optimizing the Performance of Your Vascular Lab and Its Impact on Modern Vascular Practice
Russell H. Samson, MD

10:35 Carotid Stenting: A Decade Later, What Have We Learned?
John Lane, MD

10:50 Endovascular Rx for Acute Carotid Occlusion
Daniel Cooke, MD

11:00 Optimal Timing of Carotid Intervention in Acute Ischemic Stroke
Wade Smith, MD

11:15 Challenging Cases in Extracranial Cerebrovascular Disease
Panel: Michael S. Conte, MD • John Lane, MD • Russell H. Samson, MD • Wade Smith, MD

11:30 Lunch on Own


1:00 pm How Do I Select Patients for AVF Versus AVG
Warren Gasper, MD

1:15 Interventions to Improve Access Patency
Mark Wilson, MD

1:30 Challenging Cases in Dialysis Access
Niren Angle, MD, RVT, FACS

2:00 Spine Exposure: Trials and Tribulations
Charles Eichler, MD

2:15 REBOA: Rapid Aortic Control in the Trauma Patient
Shant Vartanian, MD

2:30 Coffee Break

3:00-5:00 Hands-On Workshops
1. Retrograde Access Brian DeRubertis,MD
2. Vessel Closure Warren Gasper, MD
3. IVUS in Aortic and Peripheral Intervention James J. Zimmerman, MD

5:00 pm Adjourn



University of California San Francisco and California Podiatric Medical Society 3rd annual Limb Preservation Symposium

7:30 am Continental Breakfast & Registration


8:00 Opening Remarks
Alexander Reyzelman, DPM and Michael S. Conte, MD

MORNING SESSION 1 • Moderator: Shant Vartanian, MD

8:05 The New Epidemic: How Did We Get Here and What's to Come?
Robert Rushakoff

8:25 Approach to Non-healing Diabetic Foot Ulcer
Gary Rothenberg

8:40 Distal Tibial and Infra-malleolar Disease: Techniques and Results
Miguel Montero-Baker

8:55 BEST CLI-How Is This Impacting My Practice?
Vincent L. Rowe

9:10 Plastic Surgeon’s Role on the Limb Salvage Team
Scott Hansen

9:25 Case Presentation: Plastic Surgery Coverage of Groin Wounds
Charles Eichler and Scott Hansen, MD

9:40 Coffee Break

MORNING SESSION 2 • Moderator: Monara Dini, MD

10:00 How Do You Treat Non-Compliant Patients with DFUs?
Gary Rothenberg

10:15 Infectious Disease Approach to the Diabetic Foot
Cristina Brickman

10:27 The Role of MRI in Diagnosing Osteomyelitis
Alexander Reyzelman

10:39 Challenging Cases
Panel: Jade S. Hiramoto, MD • Gary Rothenberg, DPM • Miguel Montero-Baker, MD

11:10 2nd Annual UCSF Limb Preservation Lecture
Joseph Mills

11:30 Lunch on your own

AFTERNOON SESSION • Moderator: Warren Gasper, MD

1:00 pm Podiatry and Vascular: a Historical Perspective
Lawrence Harkless

1:15 How to Build a Multidisciplinary Program
Joseph Mills
Vincent Rowe

1:35 WIfI Staging: Does It Predict Healing?
Warren Gasper

1:50 Angiosome: When Is It Important and Are the Implications Different for Bypass vs. Endovascular Interventions?
Vincent Rowe

2:05 If There's No Artery Crossing the Ankle, Is the Foot Salvageable
Joseph Mills

2:20 Open Bypass: What Are the Keys to Success in the Foot Salvageable Diabetic Patient?
Michael S. Conte

2:40 Challenging Limb Salvage Cases Expert Panel with Audience Participation
Panel: Monara Dini, MD • Alexander Reyzelman, DPM • Joseph Mills, MD

3:00 pm Adjourn

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Michael S. Conte, MD
Professor of Surgery Chief,
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

Charles Eichler, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

Alexander Reyzelman, DPM
Associate Physician Diplomate
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

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(University of California, San Francisco unless indicated)

Cristina Brickman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Disease

Timothy Chuter, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and
Endovascular Surgery

Daniel Cooke, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Monara Dini, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Zuckerberg San Francisco General/
UCSF Orthopaedic Trauma Institute

Warren Gasper, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Marlene Grenon, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and
Endovascular Surgery

Scott Hansen, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief, Hand and Microvascular
Surgery; Chief, Plastic Surgery,
Zuckerberg San Francisco General

Jade S. Hiramoto, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Kanti Kolli, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Adam Oskowitz, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Joseph H. Rapp, MD
Professor Emeritus of Surgery
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Linda M. Reilly, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and
Endovascular Surgery

Robert Rushakoff, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine,
Division of Endocrinology and

Wade Smith, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology

Shant Vartanian, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and
Endovascular Surgery

Mark Wilson, MD
Professor and Vice-Chair
Department of Radiology and
Biomedical Imaging
Chief of Radiology and Chief
of Interventional Radiology,
Zuckerberg San Francisco General



Niren Angle, MD, RVT, FACS
East Bay Cardiovascular &
Thoracic Surgery Associates
Lieutenant Colonel, USAFR, MC
Travis Air Force Base, CA

Robert Chang, MD
Vascular Surgeon
Kaiser Permanente
South San Francisco, CA

Dawn M. Coleman, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Vascular Surgery Section
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Brian G. DeRubertis, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and
Endovascular Surgery
David Geffen School of Medicine
at UCLA; Director, Gonda
Ambulatory Procedure Unit
Gonda Division of Vascular Surgery
Los Angeles, CA

James B. Froehlich, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Lawrence B. Harkless, DPM
Founding Dean, College of
Podiatric Medicine
Professor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Western University of
Health Sciences, Pomona, CA

Polly Kokinos, MD
Vascular Surgeon
South Bay Vascular Center
and Vein Institute
Good Samaritan Hospital
San Jose, CA

John S. Lane MD
Professor of Vascular Surgery
UCSD, Director of
Endovascular Surgery
Chief, Vascular Surgery,
La Jolla VA Hospital
La Jolla, CA

Mary McGrae McDermott, MD
Jeremiah Stamler Professor
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Joseph L. Mills, Sr., MD
Professor and Chief
Division of Vascular Surgery
and Endovascular Therapy

Michael E. DeBakey
Department of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Gregory L. Moneta, MD
Professor and Chief
Division of Vascular Surgery
Oregon Health and
Sciences University
Portland, OR

Miguel Montero-Baker, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery and
Endovascular Therapy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Gregory Piazza, MD, MS
Staff Physician
Cardiovascular Division, Brigham
and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

William J. Quinones-Baldrich MD
Professor of Surgery
David Geffen School of Medicine
at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

David Rigberg, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery
UCLA, David Geffen School of
Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Gary M. Rothenberg, DPM, CDE, CWS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan School of
Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Vincent L. Rowe, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Program Director of Vascular Surgery
Department of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery &
Endovascular Therapy
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Russell H. Samson MD, FACS, RVT
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Florida State University
Medical School
President, Mote Vascular
Foundation, Inc.
Attending Surgeon, Sarasota
Vascular Specialists
Tallahassee, FL

Darren B. Schneider, MD
Chief of Vascular and
Endovascular Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College
Director of the Center for Vascular
and Endovascular Surgery at
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY

Benjamin W. Starnes, MD
Professor and Chief
Vascular Surgery Division
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

James J. Zimmerman, MD
Vascular Surgeon; Palo Alto Medical
Foundation, Redwood City, CA

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Travel & Lodging:

JW Marriott
515 Mason Street
San Francisco CA 94102
Rates: $286/night
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Cutoff Date: March 13, 2017 or once room block is filled

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before April 5, 2017 will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

Please email your requests to registration@ocme.ucsf.edu.

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