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TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 7, 2013
7:00 a.m. CARDIAC SURGERY FORUM
(5 minute presentation, 5 minute discussion)
Moderators: Y. Joseph Woo, MD
Gorav Ailawadi, MD
F1. Endovascular Coil Embolization of Segmental Arteries Prevents Paraplegia After Subsequent Hybrid TAAA Repair - An Experimental Model
Geisbüsch, Sarah1, Stefanovic, Angelina1, Koruth, Jacob S.2, Morgello, Susan3, Weisz, Donald J.4, Griepp, Randall B.1, Di Luozzo, Gabriele1
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, 2Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, 3Neuropathology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, 4Neurology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

Invited Discussant: Joseph S. Coselli

F2. Conventional Surgery, Sutureless Valves And Trans-apical Aortic Valve Replacement: What Is The Best Option In Patients With Aortic Valve Stenosis? A Multicenter Propensity-matched Analysis.
D'Onofrio, Augusto1, Messina, Antonio2, Alfieri, Ottavio3, Lorusso, Roberto4, Salizzoni, Stefano5, Glauber, Mattia6, Di Bartolomeo, Roberto7, Besola, Laura1, Rizzoli, Giulio1, Troise, Giovanni2, Gerosa, Gino1
1Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy, 2Division of Cardiac Surgery, Poliambulanza Hospital, Brescia, Italy, 3Department of Cardiac Surgery, San Raffaele University Hospital, Milano, Italy, 4Cardiac Surgery Unit, Community Hospital, Brescia, Italy, 5Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Turin, Torino, Italy, 6Department of Adult Cardiac Surgery, G. Pasquinucci Heart Hospital, Massa, Italy, 7Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Invited Discussant: Michael A. Borger

F3. Outcomes of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Moderate Risk Patients: Implications for Determination of Equipoise in the Transcatheter Era
Iturra, Sebastian A., Suri, Rakesh M., Greason, Kevin L., Stulak, John M., Joyce, Lyle D., Daly, Richard C., Park, Soon J., Burkhart, Harold M., Dearani, Joseph A., Schaff, Hartzell V.
Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Invited Discussant: Kenton J. Zehr

F4. Platelet Activity Measured by a Rapid Turnaround Assay Identifies CABG Patients at Increased Risk for Bleeding and Transfusion Complications Following Clopidogrel Administration
Rosengart, Todd K., White, Lauren J., Romeiser, Jamie, Fratello, Ashley, Fallon, Eleanor, Shroyer, Annie Laurie
Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY, USA

Invited Discussant: Song Wan

F5. The Challenge of Achieving 1% Operative Mortality for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Multi-institution Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis
LaPar, Damien J.1, Filardo, Giovanni2, Crosby, Ivan K.1, Fonner, Edwin, Jr3, Speir, Alan M.4, Kron, Irving L.1, Ailawadi, Gorav1
1Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA, 2Statistical Science, Baylor Research Institute, Dallas, TX, USA, 3Surgery, Virginia Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative, Charlottesville, VA, USA, 4Cardiac Surgery, Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA

Invited Discussant: Todd K. Rosengart

F6. Arterial Grafts Balance Survival between Incomplete and Complete Revascularization: A series of 956 Consecutive Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Patients with 98% Arterial Grafts
Kieser, Teresa1, Curran, Helen2, Rose, M. Sarah1, Norris, Colleen3, Graham, Michelle3
1Department of Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada, 2Department of Cardiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada, 3Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Invited Discussant: Philip A. Hayward

F7. Protecting The Aged Heart During Cardiac Surgery: Use of del Nido Cardioplegia Provides Superior Functional Recovery in Isolated Hearts
Govindapillai, Arun, O'Blenes, Stacey, Hancock Friesen, Camillie, Hua, Rui, Rose, Robert
Physiology and Biophysics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

Invited Discussant: J. William Gaynor

F8. Surgical Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation Over Two Decades: Are Results of New Techniques Equivalent to the Cox-maze III Procedure?
Stulak, John M., Suri, Rakesh M., Burkhart, Harold M., Daly, Richard C., Dearani, Joseph A., Greason, Kevin L., Joyce, Lyle D., Park, Soon J., Li, Zhuo, Schaff, Hartzell V.
Cardiovascular surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Invited Discussant: Ralph J. Damiano, Jr.

F9. Incidence of Pump Failure and Change in Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Stephenson, Edward R., Jr1, El-Banayosy, Aly2, Soleimani, Behzad1, Brehm, Christoph E.2, Pae, Walter E., Jr1
1cardiothoracic surgery, Penn State/ Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA, 2Heart and Vascular Intensive Care, Penn State/ Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA

Invited Discussant: John V. Conte

F10. Impact of Concurrent Surgical Valve Procedures in Patients Receiving Continuous-Flow LVADs
John, Ranjit1, Naka, Yoshifumi2, Park, Soon J.3, Sai-Sudhakar, Chittoor B.4, Salerno, Christopher5, Sundareswaran, Kartik S.6, Farrar, David J.6, Milano, Carmelo A.7
1Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, 3Division of Cardiac Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 4Division of Cardiac Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA, 5Division of Surgery, St.Vincents Heart Center of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN, USA, 6Research and Scientific Affairs, Thoratec Corporation, Pleasanton, CA, USA, 7Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

Invited Discussant: Michael A. Acker

TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 7, 2013
7:00 a.m. GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY FORUM
(5 minute presentation, 5 minute discussion)
Moderators: Frank D'Ovidio, MD
Gunda Leschber, MD
F11. Expansile Nanoparticles Chemotherapeutic Delivery Prolongs Survival of Human Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma in In vivo Model
Liu, Rong1, Colby, Aaron H.2, Lei, Hongyi1, Padera, Robert F., Jr3, Grinstaff, Mark W.2, Colson, Yolonda L.1
1Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 2Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA, 3Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Invited Discussant: Marc de Perrot

F12. Inhibition Of The Hedgehog (hh) Signal Transduction Pathway Significantly Suppresses Survival Of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM) Cells In Vitro.
Nguyen, Dao M.1, You, Min1, Robbins, David J.2, Wangpaichitr, Medhi2, Savaraj, Niramol3
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA, 2Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA, 3Medicine, Miami VA, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA

Invited Discussant: Jules Lin

F13. Interaction Networks of microRNA and Genes in Malignant Mesothelioma
Hoang, Chuong D.1, Khatri, Purvesh1, Xu, Yue1, Shi, Zhenliang1, Merritt, Robert1, Shrager, Joseph1, Kratzke, Robert2
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, 2Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, CA, USA

Invited Discussant: David S. Schrump

F14. Disseminated Tumor Cell Detection in Lung Cancer Patients by Multi-Marker qPCR Analysis of Bone Marrow
Agrusa, Christopher J., Coppolino, Anthony, Kajno, Esi, Andrews, Weston G., Nasar, Abu, Paul, Subroto, Lee, Paul C., Port, Jeffrey L., Altorki, Nasser K., Stiles, Brendon M.
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA

Invited Discussant: Dao M. Nguyen

F15. In the Hunt for Therapeutic Targets: Mimicking Growth and Metastasis of Early-Stage Human Lung Cancer Using A Novel Orthotopic Animal Model
Wald, Ori1, Weiss, Ido D.2, Smith, Yoav2, Abraham, Michal2, Wald, Hanna2, Shlomai, Zippora3, Zamir, Gideon3, Alon, Ronen4, Peled, Amnon2, Izhar, Uzi1, Shapira, Oz M.1
1Cardiothoracic surgery, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel, 2Goldyne Savad Gene Therapy Institute, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel, 3Laboratory for Surgical Research, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel, 4Immunology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Invited Discussant: Sai Yendamuri

F16. Pro-Tumorigenic Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts are Tumor-Activated Resident Lung Fibroblasts that are Not Confined to the Tumor Microenvironment in NSCLC Patients
Salzler, Gregory G.1, Stiles, Brendon M.1, Chaudhri, Virendra2, Dick, Salihah A.2, Buckman, Melanie S.2, McGraw, Timothy E.2, Altorki, Nasser K.1
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA, 2Biochemistry, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA

Invited Discussant: Alexander S. Krupnick

F17. A Novel Sphingosine 1-Phosphate Analog Provides Protection from Lung Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury
Stone, Matthew L.1, Sharma, Ashish K.1, Lynch, Kevin R.2, Kron, Irving L.1, Laubach, Victor E.1
1Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA, 2Department of Pharmacology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Invited Discussant: Stephen D. Cassivi

F18. Effect of Inhaled Tacrolimus on Ischemia Reperfusion Injury in Rat Lung Transplant Model
Bayer, Johanna1, Das, Nitin A.1, Baisden, Clinton E.1, Rani, Meenakshi2, Schwacha, Martin G.2, Sako, Edward Y.1, Williams, Robert O., III3, Peters, Jay I.4, Johnson, Scott B.1
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX, USA, 2Trauma & Emergency Surgery, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX, USA, 3Cardiothoracic Surgery, Austin College of Pharmacy, Austin, TX, USA, 4Pulmonology, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX, USA

Invited Discussant: Joseph B. Zwischenberger

F19. Treatment with Placenta-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Mitigates Development of Bronchiolitis Obliterans in a Murine Model
Gillen, Jacob R.1, Zhao, Yunge1, Harris, David A.1, Murphy, Michael P.2, Kron, Irving L.1, Lau, Christine L.1
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA, 2Vascular Surgery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Invited Discussant: Daniel Kreisel

TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 7, 2013
PLENARY SCIENTIFIC SESSION
8:45 a.m. PLENARY SCIENTIFIC SESSION
(8 minute presentation, 12 minute discussion)
Moderators: Hartzell V. Schaff, MD
Thoralf M. Sundt, III, MD
35. American Board of Thoracic Surgery Examination: Fewer Graduates, More Failures
Moffatt-Bruce, Susan, Ross, Patrick, Sr, Williams, Thomas
Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Invited Discussant: Richard J. Shemin

36. FFR-Guided CABG: Can Intra-operative Imaging Guide the Decision-Making?
Ferguson, T. Bruce, Jr, Chen, Cheng, Babb, Joseph D., Daggubati, Ramesh, Cahill, John M.
Cardiovascular Sciences, East Carolina Heart Institute, Greenville, NC, USA

Invited Discussant: Joseph F. Sabik

37. Inter-Surgeon Variability in Long-term Outcomes after Transatrial Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot: 25 Years Experience with 675 Patient
d'Udekem, Yves1, Galati, John C.2, Konstantinov, Igor E.1, Cheung, Michael3, Brizard, Christian P.1
1Department of Cardiac Surgery, The Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, VIC, Australia, 2Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, VIC, Australia, 3Department of Cardiology, The Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, VIC, Australia

Invited Discussant: Marshall L. Jacobs

38. Clinical Evaluation of Functional Mitral Stenosis after Mitral Valve Repair for Degenerative Disease: Potential Impact on Surgical Strategy
Mesana, Thierry, Lam, B-Khanh, Chan, Vincent, Chan, Kwan, Chen, Kristen, Elmestekawy, Elsayed, Ruel, Marc
Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Invited Discussant: David H. Adams

10:05 a.m. AWARD PRESENTATIONS
10:15 a.m. BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
10:40 a.m. PLENARY SCIENTIFIC SESSION
(8 minute presentations, 12 minute discussion)
Moderators: Hartzell V. Schaff, MD
Thoralf M. Sundt, III, MD
39. Patterns of First Recurrence and Survival Comparison Between Surgical Resection and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Crabtree, Traves D., Puri, Varun, Broderick, Stephen, Liu, Jingxia, Musick, Joanne F., Yang, Michael S., Krupnick, A. Sasha, Kreisel, Daniel, Patterson, G. Alexander, Meyers, Bryan F.
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA

Invited Discussant: James D. Luketich

40. The Second Best Arterial Graft: A Propensity Analysis of the Radial Artery versus the Right Internal Thoracic Artery to Bypass the Circumflex Coronary Artery
Tranbaugh, Robert F.1, Dimitrova, Kamellia R.1, Lucido, David J.1, Dincheva, Gabriela R.1, Hoffman, Darryl M.1, Geller, Charles M.1, Balaram, Sandhya K.2, Ko, Wilson1, Swistel, Daniel G.2
1Cardiac Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, 2Cardiac Surgery, St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA

Invited Discussant: James Tatoulis

41. Parameters for Successful Non-operative Management of Traumatic Aortic Injury
Rabin, Joseph1, DuBose, Joe1, Sliker, Clint W.2, O'Connor, James1, Scalea, Thomas1, Griffith, Bartley P.3
1R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, 3Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Invited Discussant: Thomas E. MacGillivray

11:40 a.m. HONORED SPEAKER LECTURE
The Honorable Richard B. Cheney
Former Vice President of the United States of America
"Interview with former Vice President Dick Cheney: Personal Reflections on Cardiac Surgery"

Introduced By: Hartzell V. Schaff, MD

12:30 p.m. ADJOURN FOR LUNCH VISIT EXHIBITS
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. AATS Luncheon Symposium
IMPROVING OUTCOMES AFTER CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS SURGERY

Held in the AATS Product Theater
 
TUESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 7, 2013
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS
2:00 p.m. ADULT CARDIAC SURGERY
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

(8 minute presentation, 12 minute discussion)
Moderators: David C. McGiffin, MD
A. Pieter Kappetein, MD
42. Understanding Variability in Hospital-Specific Costs of CABG Represents an Opportunity for Standardizing Care and Improving Resource Utilization
Kilic, Arman, Shah, Ashish S., Conte, John V., Mandal, Kaushik, Baumgartner, William A., Cameron, Duke E., Whitman, Glenn J R
Division of Cardiac Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA

Invited Discussant: T. Bruce Ferguson

43. Age-cut Off For The Loss Of Survival Benefit From Radial Artery As Second Conduit In Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Benedetto, Umberto1, Sinatra, Riccardo, Sr1, Codispoti, Massimiliano, Sr2
1Division of Cardiac Surgery, St. Andrea Hospital - University of Rome, Rome, Italy, 2Division of Cardiac Surgery, 2Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Rome, United Kingdom

Invited Discussant: Stephen E. Fremes

44. Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease Risk in 5,463 Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery - When is Preoperative Coronary Angiography Necessary?
Thalji, Nassir M.1, Suri, Rakesh M.1, Huebner, Marianne2, Li, Zhuo2, Daly, Richard C.1, Dearani, Joseph A.1, Burkhart, Harold M.1, Park, Soon J.1, Greason, Kevin L.1, Joyce, Lyle D.1, Stulak, John M.1, Frye, Robert L.3, Schaff, Hartzell V.1
1Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 2Department of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 3Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Invited Discussant: Jennifer S. Lawton

3:00 p.m. BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
3:45 p.m. ADULT CARDIAC SURGERY
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

Moderators: David C. McGiffin, MD
A. Pieter Kappetein, MD
45. Carotid Artery Stenosis in CABG Patients with History of Neurologic Event
Oi, Keiji1, Miyata, Hiroaki2, Motomura, Noboru2, Sakata, Ryuzo2, Yoshida, Tetsuya1, Takamoto, Shinichi2
1Cardiovascular Surgery, Hokushin General Hospital, Nakano-shi, Nagano, Japan, 2Japan Adult Cardiovascular Surgery Database, Japan Cardiovascular Surgery Database Organization, Tokyo, Japan

Invited Discussant: Edward Y. Sako

46. Impact of ABO Compatibility on Heart Transplantation Outcomes in a Nationwide Cohort Study Over the Last Decade.
Jawitz, Oliver K.1, Gong, Nicole2, Bellumkonda, Lavanya3, Jacoby, Daniel3, Dries, Daniel3, Lee, Forrester3, Yuh, David D.1, Bonde, Pramod4
1Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA, 2MD/PhD Program, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA, 3Yale Center for Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplantation, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA, 4Surgery, Yale Center for Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplant, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA

Invited Discussant: Nader Moazami

47. Outcomes with Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices for Destination Therapy
Daneshmand, Mani A.1, Rogers, Joseph G.2, Muhlbaier, Lawrence H.1, Zanotti, Giorgio3, Patel, Chetan B.2, Blue, Laura2, Schroder, Jacob N.1, Milano, Carmelo A.1
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA, 2Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA, 3General Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

Invited Discussant: Matthias Loebe

LB4. Late-Breaking Clinical Trial
Differences in Outcomes in Females Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Compared to Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in the PARTNER Trial

Mathew R. Williams, MD1; Vinod H. Thourani, MD2; Susheel K. Kodali, MD1; Rebecca T. Hahn, MD1; Aray J. Kirtane, SM, MD1; Wilson Y. Szeto, MD3; E. Murat Tuzu, MD4; Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD4; Michael J. Mack, MD5; Martin B. Leon, MD1; Craig R. Smith, MD1
1Columbia University Medical Center/NY Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA; 2Emory University; 3Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA; 4Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA; 5Medical City Dallas Hospital, Dallas, TX, USA
5:15 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION (AATS Members Only)
TUESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 7, 2013
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS
2:00 p.m. CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

(8 minute presentation, 12 minute discussion)
Moderators: V. Mohan Reddy, MD
Carl L. Backer, MD
48. Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Preschool Survivors of the Fontan Procedure
Gaynor, J William1, Ittenbach, Richard F.2, Gerdes, Marsha3, Bernbaum, Judy4, Clancy, Robert R.5, Wernovsky, Gil6, Nicolson, Susan C.7, Spray, Thomas L.1
1Cardiac Surgery, CHOP, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2Biostatistics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA, 3Psychology, CHOP, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 4Pediatrics, CHOP, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 5Neurology, CHOP, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 6Cardiology, CHOP, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 7Cardiac Anesthesiology, CHOP, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Invited Discussant: Frank A. Pigula

49. Left Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Cardiac Denervation in Children with Life-threatening Ventricular Arrhythmias
Hofferberth, Sophie C.1, Cecchin, Frank2, Loberman, Dan1, Fynn-Thompson, Francis1
1Department of Cardiac Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, 2Department of Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Invited Discussant: Joseph A. Dearani

50. Cardiac progenitor cells in patients with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Sano, Shunji1, Oh, Hidemasa2, Tarui, Suguru1, Kobayashi, Junko1, Hirota, Masataka1, Kawabata, Takuya1, Tateishi, Atsushi1, Kuroko, Yosuke1, Yoshizumi, Ko1, Arai, Sadahiko1, Kasahara, Shingo1
1Cardiovascular Surgery, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan, 2Regenerative Medicine5, Center for Innovative Clinical Medicine, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan

Invited Discussant: Richard D. Weisel

3:00 p.m. BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
3:45 p.m. CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

Moderators: V. Mohan Reddy, MD
Carl L. Backer, MD
51. Outcomes of Slide Tracheoplasty for Long Segment Congenital Tracheal Stenosis: A 17-year experience
Speggiorin, Simone, Butler, Colin, Fierens, Anja, Rijnberg, Friso, Wallis, Colin, McClaren, Claire, Roebuck, Dereck, Hewitt, Richard, Muthialu, Nagarajan, Elliott, Martin
Cardiothoracic unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Invited Discussant: Carl L. Backer

52. Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement and Remodeling with Complex Aortic Valve Reconstruction in Children and Young Adults with Moderate or Severe Aortic Regurgitation
Myers, Patrick O., del Nido, Pedro J., Emani, Sitaram M., Baird, Christopher W.
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Invited Discussant: Duke E. Cameron

53. Perioperative Mechanical Circulatory Support in Children Undergoing Heart Surgery: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Congenital Heart Surgery Database
Mascio, Christopher E.1, Austin, Erle H., III1, Jacobs, Jeffrey P.2, Jacobs, Marshall L.3, Wallace, Amelia S.4, Pasquali, Sara K.5
1Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA, 2Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Johns Hopkins Children's Heart Surgery, Saint Petersburg, FL, USA, 3Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Diseases, Cleveland, OH, USA, 4Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, 5Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Invited Discussant: TBD

LB5. Late-Breaking Clinical Trial
TOF Correction in Low Z-Scores: Expanding the Use of the Valve-Sparing Approach

Sabrina Anne Gutierrez Gonzalez, MD; Gisel Catalan, MD; Richard Nicolas, MD
University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines
5:15 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION (AATS Members Only)
TUESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 7, 2013
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS
2:00 p.m. GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

(8 minute presentation, 12 minute discussion)
Moderators: Raphael Bueno, MD
Joshua R. Sonett, MD
54. Induction Chemoradiotherapy Followed by Surgical Resection for Locally Advanced Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma: Initial Results of a Phase II, Multi-institutional Clinical Trial
Korst, Robert J.1, Bezjak, Andrea2, Blackmon, Shanda H.3, Choi, Noah4, Fidias, Panos5, Liu, Geoffrey6, Wright, Cameron D.7, Keshavjee, Shaf8
1The Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Valley Health System, Paramus, NJ, USA, 2Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada, 3Thoracic Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA, 4Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 5Medical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 6Medical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada, 7Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 8Thoracic Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada

Invited Discussant: Frank C. Detterbeck

55. Has PET/CT Decreased the Rate of Lung Resection for Benign Solitary Pulmonary Nodules?
Teran, Mario D., Grimm, Joshua C., Rodgers, Kristen P., Yang, Stephen C., Brock, Malcolm V., Molena, Daniela
Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Invited Discussant: Traves D. Crabtree

56. Marginal Pulmonary Function Should Not Preclude Lobectomy for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Taylor, Matthew D., LaPar, Damien J., Isbell, James M., Jones, David R.
Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Invited Discussant: Yolonda L. Colson

3:00 p.m. BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
3:45 p.m. GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION
Moderators: Raphael Bueno, MD
Joshua R. Sonett, MD
57. Aggressive and Minimally Invasive Surgery is Justified for Pulmonary Metastasis of Sarcoma
Reza, Joseph A., Sammann, Amanda, Jin, Chengshi, Jablons, David M., Kornak, John, Mann, Michael J.
Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCSF, San Francisco, CA, USA

Invited Discussant: Kenneth A. Kesler

58. The Incidence of Lymph Node Metastases and Factors Affecting Long-term Survival after Pulmonary Metastasectomy for Colorectal Cancer
Bölükbas, Servet1, Sponholz, Stefan1, Fisseler-Eckhoff, Annette2, Schirren, Joachim1
1Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Horst Schmidt Klinik, Wiesbaden, Germany, 2Institute for Pathology and Cytology, Dr. Horst Schmidt Klinik, Wiesbaden, Germany

Invited Discussant: Gaetano Rocco

59. Years Experience with Extra Corporeal Life Support for Adult Respiratory Failure: Evolution of Indications, Techniques and Outcomes
Cypel, Marcelo1, Paraghamian, Armen1, de Perrot, Marc1, Pierre, Andrew1, Yasufuku, Kazuhiro1, Arce, Chantel1, Azad, Sassan1, Serrick, Cyril1, Ferguson, Niall D.2, Waddell, Thomas K.1, Fan, Eddy2, Keshavjee, Shaf1
1Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Invited Discussant: Dirk E. Van Raemdonck

LB6. Late-Breaking Clinical Trial
Long-Term Surgical Outcomes of 1018 Patients with Early Stage NSCLC in ACOSOG Z0030 Trial

Stacey Su, MD1; Walter J. Scott, MD1; Mark S. Allen, MD2; Gail E. Darling, MD3; Paul A. Decker, MS2; Robert J. McKenna, MD4; Rodney J. Landreneau, MD5; David R. Jones, MD6; Richard I. Inculet, MD7; Bryan F. Meyers, MD8
1Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA; 2Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA; 3University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; 4Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA; 5University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; 6University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
5:15 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION (AATS Members Only)
TUESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 7, 2013
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS
2:00 p.m. AORTIC/ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

(8 minute presentation, 12 minute discussion)
Moderators: Marc R. Moon, MD
Leonard N. Girardi, MD
60. Early and One-Year Outcomes of Aortic Root Surgery in Marfan Syndrome Patients: A Prospective Multi-Center Comparative Study
Coselli, Joseph S.1, Volguina, Irina V.1, LeMaire, Scott A.1, Sundt, Thoralf M.2, Stephens, Elizabeth H.3, Vricella, Luca A.4, Schaff, Hartzell V.5, Milewicz, Dianna M.6, Dietz, Harry C.7, Connolly, Heidi M.8, Miller, D. Craig3
1Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX, USA, 2Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 3Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA, 4Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA, 5Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 6Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA, 7McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA, 8Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Invited Discussant: Robert D. Stewart

61. Management of Moderately Dilated Ascending Aorta during Aortic Valve Replacement: Valve Replacement Alone versus Aorta Wrapping versus Aorta Replacement
Kim, Joon Bum, Kim, Dong Hee, Jung, Sung-Ho, Choo, Suk Jung, Chung, Cheol Hyun, Lee, Jae Won
Dept. Thoracic and Cardiovscular Surgery, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, Republic of

Invited Discussant: Thoralf M. Sundt, III

62. The Impact of Unilateral Versus Bilateral Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion on Surgical Outcomes Following Aortic Arch Replacement: A Propensity Matched Analysis
Zierer, Andreas1, El-Sayed Ahmad, Ali1, Risteski, Petar1, Moritz, Anton1, Diegeler, Anno2, Urbanski, Paul2
1Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University Frankfurt/Main,, Frankfurt Main, Germany, 2Cardiovascular Clinic Bad Neustadt, Bad Neustadt, Germany, Cardiovascular Clinic Bad Neustadt, Bad Neustadt, Germany, Bad Neustadt, Germany

Invited Discussant: Ehud Raanani

3:00 p.m. BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
3:45 p.m. AORTIC/ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION
Moderators: Marc R. Moon, MD
Leonard N. Girardi, MD
63. Antegrade Thoracic Stent Grafting During Repair of Acute Debakey I Dissection Promotes Distal Aortic Remodeling and Reduces Late Open Reoperation Rate
Vallabhajosyula, Prashanth1, Szeto, Wilson1, Desai, Nimesh1, Pulsipher, Aaron1, Musthaq, Shenara1, Pochettino, Alberto2, Bavaria, Joseph1
1Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Invited Discussant: G. Chad Hughes

64. Midterm Results Of Emergency Endovascular Stent-grafting In Acute Complicated Type B Dissection: A Multicenter Analysis
Wiedemann, Dominik1, Ehrlich, Marek1, Amabile, Philippe2, Lovato, Luigi3, Rosseau, Herve4, Evangelista-Masip, Artur5, Sonker, Uday6, Moeller, Patrick7, Bavaria, Joseph8
1Department of Cardiac Surgery, Vienna Medical University, Vienna, Austria, 2Department of Vascular Surgery, Hospital de la Timone, Marseille, France, 3Cardiovascular Department, Unit of Cardiovascular Radiology, University Hospital S Orsola, Bologna, Italy, 4Department of Radiology, University Hospital Rangueil, Toulouse, France, 5Department of Cardiology, General Hospital Vall D'Hebron, Vienna, Spain, 6Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 7Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of North Carolina, Philadelphia, NC, USA, 8Division of Vascular Surgery, University of North Carolina, Philadelphia, NC, USA

Invited Discussant: Thomas G. Gleason

65. Pre-operative Percutaneous Coronary Intervention In Patients Undergoing Open Thoracoabdominal And Descending Thoracic Aneurysm Repair
Girardi, Leonard N., Avgerinos, Dimitrios V.
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA

Invited Discussant: Anthony L. Estrera

LB7. Late-Breaking Clinical Trial
First in Human Trial of the Mona LSA Branched Thoracic Stentgraft: An Early Feasibility Device Trial in the FDA’s New Innovation Pathway
Eric E. Roselli1; Frank R. Arko, III2
1Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; 2Carolinas Healthcare, Charlotte, NC
5:15 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION (AATS Members Only)
 

 
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