AATS Aortic Symposium

Program Agenda

The below Presentations on Demand can be viewed in the Exhibit Hall during the following hours:

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | 6:45 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday, April 27, 2018 | 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Plenary Citation
Director's Choice
Presentations on Demand

Day 1 | Thursday, April 26, 2018

6:00 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:30 AM

Welcome and Introduction
Joseph S. Coselli and Steven L. Lansman

Session 1:

Ascending Aorta I - Genetics / Root
Moderators: Joseph S. Coselli, Baylor College of Medicine
Thoralf M. Sundt III, Massachusetts General Hospital

8:00 AM

A Guide to the Guidelines
Thoralf M. Sundt III, Massachusetts General Hospital

8:15 AM

The Genetics of Aortic Aneurysm Disease
Redd E. Pyeritz, University of Pennsylvania

8:30 AM

Lessons from GenTAC
Scott A. LeMaire, Baylor College of Medicine

8:45 AM

Valve Sparing Aortic Root Repair Versus the Bentall Procedure: The CAVIAAR Trial
Emmanuel Lansac, Institute Mutual Montsouris 

9:00 AM

The David Procedure for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
Edward P. Chen, Emory University

9:15 AM

Root Reimplantation with Leaflet Repair
Lars G. Svensson, Institute Mutual Montsouris

9:30 AM

Coffee Break 

Session 2:

Ascending Aorta II
Moderators: Hans-Joachim Schäfers, University Hospital  
D. Craig Miller, Standford University Medical School 

10:15 AM

Reimplantation of the Bicuspid Aortic Valve 
Joseph E. Bavaria, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 

10:30 AM

Aortic Replacement for Bicuspid Aortic Valve Aortopathy: When and Why
Alan C. Braverman, Washington University

10:45 AM

Descending Threshold for Ascending Aneurysmectomy? 
John A. Elefteriades, Yale University School of Medicine 

11:00 AM

BioMechanical Implications for Ascending Endografting
Rachel Clough, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

11:15 AM

1. The Learning Curve of Thoracic Aortic Surgery with Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest: A Cumulative Sum Analysis of 1042 Operations from Seven Early-Career Surgeons
A. Mazine1, A. Ghoneim2, J. Chung1, L. Stevens3, I. El-Hamamsy2, A. A. Harrington1, K. L. Losenno4, M. Boodhwani5, J. Bozinovski6, F. Dagenais7, M. Ouzounian8, M. D. Peterson1, M. W. Chu4.
1St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada, 3Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada, 4London Health Sciences Center, London, ON, Canada, 5University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada, 6Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, BC, Canada, 7Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec, Quebec City, QC, Canada, 8Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

11:30 AM

Panel Discussion Moderated by: Joseph S. Coselli, Baylor College of Medicine

12:15 PM

Lunch Break

Session 3:

Arch
Moderators: David Spielvogel, Westchester Medical Center
Thomas G. Gleason, University of Pittsburgh

1:45 PM

Cerebral Protection: Hot, Cold, Forward, Backward?
Thomas G. Gleason, University of Pittsburgh

2:00 PM

2. Impact of White Matter Changes on Neurological Outcomes of Total Arch Replacement Using Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion
Y. Ikeno
, K. Sasaki, Y. Koda, K. Yokawa, Y. Gotake, S. Henmi, H. Nakai, T. Matsueda, T. Inoue, H. Tanaka, K. Sugimoto, Y. Okita.
Kobe University, Kobe, Japan

2:15 PM

Long Term Follow-Up of Aortic Arch Replacement with a Four-Branched Graft
Yutaka Okita, Kobe University

2:30 PM

Total Endovascular Arch Repair
Wilson Y. Szeto, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

 2:45 PM

3. Zone 2 Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair with In-situ Laser Fenestration
S. Fukuhara, S. Unai, M. Z. Tong, A. Krishnaswamy, F. Parodi, E. E. Roselli.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

3:00 PM

Coffee Break

3:45 PM

4. The Fate of Unrepaired Type A Chronic Aortic Dissection
W. Kim, S. Park, H. Kim, J. Kim, S. Jung, S. Choo, C. Chung, J. Lee.
Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea

4:00 PM

5. Presentation, Management, and Outcomes of Acute Aortic Dissections with Entry Tear in the Arch
S. Trimarchi.
Policlinico San Donato IRCCS, San Donato Milanese, Italy

4:15 PM

6. New Type A dissection After Acute Type B Aortic Dissection
K. Charlton-Ouw, H. K. Sandhu, S. Leake, R. O. Afifi, C. C. Miller, C. C. Miller, H. J. Safi, A. L. Estrera.
University of Texas McGovern Medical School, Memorial Hermann Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX

4:30 PM

7. Malperfusion in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: An Update from The Nordic Consortium for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
I. Zindovic.
Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden

4:45 PM

The Griepp Presentation:
8. The “TEVAR-First” Strategy Improves Survival Compared to Conventional Algorithms in Acute Type A Dissection with Mesenteric Malperfusion
E. P. Chen, W. B. Keeling, C. W. Stouffer, Y. M. Duwayri, W. D. Jordan, B. G. Leshnower.
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Session 4:

Type A Dissection
Moderators: Joseph E. Bavaria, University of Pennsylvania
Steven L. Lansman, Westchester Medical Center

5:00 PM

Total Arch Repair for Acute Type A Dissection
George Matalanis, Austin Hospital

5:15 PM

Panel Discussion
Moderators: David Spielvogel, Westchester Medical Center
Thomas G. Gleason, University of Pennsylvania
Joseph E. Bavaria, University of Pennsylvania
Steven L. Lansman, Westchester Medical Center

6:00 PM

Day 1 adjourns

Day 2 | Friday, April 27, 2018

5:30 AM

Registration

6:00 AM

Breakfast Sessions 1-4 

Session 1:

Step-by-Step

6:00 AM

TEVAR
Bradley G. Leshnower, Emory University

6:15 AM

Aortic Arch Replacement
David Spielvogel, Westchester Medical Center

6:30 AM

Remodeling Root Repair
Hans-Joachim Schäfers, University Hospital

6:45 AM

The Button Bentall
Nicholas T. Kouchoukos, CTV Surgery, Inc.

Session 2:

Aortic Surgery Forum

6:00 AM

F1. Towards an Automated, Image-Based Mechanistic Assessment of the Bicuspid Aortic Valve with Aortic Insufficiency
A. M. Pouch1, E. Lai1, A. T. Cheung2, P. A. Patel1, A. H. Aly1, P. A. Yushkevich1, J. Bavaria1, Y. J. Woo2, J. H. Gorman1, R. C. Gorman1.
1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2Stanford University, Stanford, CA

6:10 AM

F2. Aortic Pressurized Device
I. G. Berra1, P. E. Hammer2, S. Berra3, S. Chang4, D. Perrin2, N. Vasilyev2, C. J. Cornelis1, P. García Delucis1, P. J. Del Nido2.
1Hospital Nacional de Pediatría J. P. Garrahan, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Cátedra de control, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina, 4 Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

6:20 AM

F3. Fluoroquinolone Induces Extracellular Matrix Degeneration in Human Aortic Fibroblasts
D. G. Guzzardi, G. Teng, P. Geeraert, S. Kang, D. A. Svystonyuk, D. D. Belke, P. W. Fedak.
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

6:30 AM

F4. Identifying At-Risk Patients Using Echo-Derived Ascending Aortic Biomechanics
A. Emmott, H. Alzahrani, R. L. Leask, K. Lachapelle
McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

6:40 AM

F5. Remote Ischemic Preconditioning Tends to Prolong Permissible Period of Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest in a Porcine Model
C. Mustonen1, H. Honkanen1, T. Anttila1, J. Herajärvi1, F. Yannopoulos1, T. Mäkelä1, T. Kaakinen1, V. Anttila2, T. Juvonen3.
1University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland, 2Heart center, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland, 3Heart and Lung Center, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

6:50 AM

F6. Pharmacological Induction of Beta Common Receptor to Amplify Erythropoietin’s Function in Spinal Cord Ischemic Injury
K. Yamanaka, M. Eldeiry, M. Aftab, T. B. Reece.
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

Session 3:

Stump the Stars Endovascular Cases

Session 4:

Stump the Stars Open Surgery Cases

7:25 AM

Welcome and Introduction to Day Two

Session 5: 

Step-by-Step II / Dissection II
Moderators: Steven L. Lansman, Westchester Medical Center
G. Chad Hughes, Duke University

7:45 AM

Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair - "Step-by-Step"
Joseph S. Coselli, Baylor College of Medicine

8:00 AM

The David X Procedure - "Step-by-Step"
Tirone E. David, Toronto General Hospital

 8:15 AM

9. Comparison of Four Arch Repair Techniques in Acute DeBakey I Aortic Dissection
N. D. Desai1, M. Kreibich1, W. Y. Szeto1, P. Vallabhajosyula1, B. Rylski2, A. Hoedt1, F. Khurshan1, Z. Chen1, C. Brown1, M. A. Siki1, J. E. Bavaria1.
1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2Heart Center University Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

8:30 AM 

Endovascular Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
Eric E. Roselli, Cleveland Clinic 

8:45 AM

Coffee Break

Session 6:

Frozen Elephant Trunk
Moderated by Nicholas T. Kouchoukos, CTV Surgery, Inc.
Lars G. Svensson, Cleveland Clinic 

9:30 AM

Frozen Elephant Trunk for Acute Type A Dissection
Malakh L. Shrestha, Hannover Medical School

9:45 AM

Sequential Zone 2 Arch Frozen Elephant Trunk Post Acute Type A Dissection
Himanshu J. Patel, University of Michigan

10:00 AM

Frozen Elephant Trunk for Degenerative Aortic Aneurysm: Moving to Zone 0
Heintz G. Jakob, West German Heart Center Essen

10:30 AM

When Not to Use a Frozen Elephant Trunk for Type A Dissection
Steven L. Lansman, Westchester Medical Center

10:45 AM

Frozen Elephant Trunk for Acute Type B Aortic Dissection
Roberto Di Bartolomeo, St. Orsola - Bologna

11:00 AM

Panel Discussion
Moderators: Steven L. Lansman, Westchester Medical Center 
G. Chad Hughes, Duke University 
Nicholas T. Kouchoukos, CTV Surgery, Inc.
Lars G. Svensson, Cleveland Clinic

11:45 AM

Lunch Break

Session 7:

Descending and Thoracoabdominal I
Moderators: Joseph S. Coselli, Baylor College of Medicine
Leonard N. Girardi, New York Presbyterian Hospital

1:15 PM

Spider Graft - The Reverse Frozen Elephant Trunk
Eike S. Debus, University of Hamburg

1:30 PM

TEVAR for Acute Uncomplicated Type B Dissection: When & Why
Santi Trimarchi, Policlinico San Donato IRCCS/University of Milan

1:45 PM

Stent-Induced New Endoluminal Tear (SINE) - Intentional and NOT
G. Chad Hughes, Duke University

2:00 PM

Coarctation: Adult Presentation, Late Complications, Re-dos
Duke E. Cameron, Massachusetts General Hospital

2:15 PM

Surgery for Acute Presentation of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Disease
Leonard N. Girardi, New York Presbyterian Hospital  

2:30 PM

Coffee Break

Session 8:

Descending and Thoracoabdominal II
Moderators: Eric E. Roselli, Cleveland Clinic 
Edward P. Chen, Emory University 

3:15 PM

Endovascular Repair of Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms
Gustavo S. Oderich, Mayo Clinic 

3:30 PM

Chronic Type B Aortic Dissection: TEVAR or Open Resection?
Anthony L. Estrera, University of Texas

3:45 PM

The Collateral Network Model
Christian D. Etz, Heart Center Leipzig

4:00 PM

Spinal Injury in Endovascular Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair
Nicholas J.W. Cheshire, Iperial College Academic Health Science Centre

4:15 PM

Panel Discussion
Moderators: Joseph S. Coselli, Baylor College of Medicine
Leonard N. Girardi, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Eric E. Roselli, Cleveland Clinic
Edward P. Chen, Emory University 

5:00 PM

AATS Aortic Symposium adjourns

 

Antoon Lerut