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Thursday, August 19, 2021

Registration and bag pickup: TBD

 THURSDAY AUGUST 19, 2021
SESSION 16:00 – 6:45 AMRISE & SHINE BREAKFAST:
SESSION 26:45 – 7:30 AMIMPACT OF COVID-19 IN YOUR VASCULAR LAB IN 2021 AND BEYONDMODERATOR: Anita Harrington, MS RVT RDMS FSVU
645 – 6:57 AMMax WohLauer Clinical Impact
6:57 – 7:09Schaeffer Charles, MHAFinancial Impact
7:09 – 7:21Anahita Dua, MD, MBA, RPVISociological Impact
7:21 -7:30PANEL DISCUSSION
7:31 – 7:44 AMWelcome, Opening Remarks And Navigating The MeetingGeorge L. Berdejo, BA RVT FSVU
Karen Burns, MBA, RN RVT
Jill Sommerset, RVT
SESSION 37:45 – 8:05 AMKEYNOTE ADDRESSGeorge L. Berdejo, BA RVT FSVU
David Dawson, MD RPVI RVT FSVU
We Are All Better --- Together! On Collaboration, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Field of Vascular Ultrasound
8:05 – 8:15 AMAmanda Frederick, RVT RDCSMembership And Fellows Awards
SESSION 48:15 – 9:10 AMABDOMINAL IMAGING: PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES AND TECHNICAL TIPSMODERATOR: TBD
8:15 – 8:30 AMLarry Needleman, MDEVAR Imaging: When Ultrasound Is Not Enough And When Ultrasound Is Better? Comparison To Other Imaging Modalities (CTA, Contrast Arteriography, MRA) (PRE-RECORDED)
8:30 – 8:45 AMBrian Sapp, RVT RPhSIlio-Caval Imaging In Vein Compression Syndromes: Prep, Approach, Scan Planes
8:45 – 9:00 AMSteven Knight, RVT RDMS RDCS FSVUAorto-Iliac Artery Imaging In Occlusive Disease: Indications, Technique, Utility
9:00 - 9:10 amPANEL DISCUSSIONALL FACULTY
SESSION 59:10 AM – 10:05 AMJUST IMAGES – TECHNICAL TIPS AND LESSONS LEARNEDMODERATOR: Steven Talbot, RVT FSVU
9:10 – 9:18 AMMelissa Warren, RVTTranscervical Carotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) Pre-Operative US and Post-Operative Findings
9:18 – 9:26 AMAnahita Dua, MD MBA MS Complex Central Venous Obstruction (IVC or SVC Syndrome)
9:26 – 9:34AMKathy Gibson, MDIVUS And Conventional Ultrasound With Iliac Vein Compression Diagnosis And Treatment
9:34 – 9:42 AMLeslie Wormely AA AS RVTAcute Lower Extremity Ischemia - Pre-Operative Duplex US And Post-Operative Follow-Up
9:42 – 9:50 AMR. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVIEVAR: US And CTA In Post-Operative Surveillance
9:50 – 10-:05 AMCOMBINED SESSION 3 AND 4 PANEL DISCUSSIONALL FACULTY
10:05 – 10:35 AMSESSION BREAK /VISIT EXHIBITS
SESSION 610:35 AM – 12:00 PMD.E. STRANDNESS SCIENTIFIC PAPERS AND ORAL CLINICAL SESSIONMODERATOR: Barton Bean, RVT FSVU
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM LUNCH WITH OUR INDUSTRY PARTNERS
SESSION 712:30 – 1:15 PMCONCURRENT LUNCH TIME BREAKOUT SESSION AMODERATORS: Denise Kush, BS RVT; Patricia Vargas, DHSc, RVT; Leni Karr, BA RVT
Ergonomics Update - Part 1 -- Moderator: Denise Kush, BS RVTKayla Wieseckel, MHSc RVT RVS RPhS
Professionalism in The Clinical Setting
Moderator: Patricia Vargas, DHSc, RVT
Patricia Vargas, DHSc, RVT
Cross Sectional Imaging and Other Modalities (Primer for Vascular Sonographers)
Moderator: Leni Karr, BA RVT
Joseph Polak, MD MPH
SESSION 81:20 – 2:05 PMCONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION B
MODERATORS: Denise Kush, BS RVT; Patricia Vargas, DHSc, RVT; Leni Karr, BA RVT
Ergonomics Update - Part 2
Moderator: Denise Kush BS RVT
Kayla Wieseckel, MHSc RVT RVS RPhS
What Makes A Successful Clinical Experience
Moderator: Patricia Vargas, DHSc, RVT
Steve Knight, RVT RDMS RDCS FSVU
Incidental/Unusual Vascular Ultrasound Findings
Moderator: Leni Karr, BA RVT
Amanda Frederick, RVT RDCS
SESSION 92:10 – 3:00 PMSTATE OF THE SOCIETY AND ADVOCACY UPDATEMODERATOR: Josh Lee, BS, RVT
2:10 – 2:22 PMKelly Byrnes, BS RVT FSVU, SVU PresidentState Of The Society
Updates On:
2:22 – 2:34 PMJohn Carson, MD RPVI FACSThe Activities Of The SVU Foundation
2:34 – 2:46 PMRobert Zwolak, MD PhD RVTCoding And Reimbursement
2:46 – 3:00 PMPANEL DISCUSSION
3:00 – 3:30 PMSESSION BREAK/EXHIBIT HALL
SESSION 103:30 – 4:55 PMDISCOURSE, DEBATES AND DISAGREEMENT IN VASCULAR ULTRASOUND: ARE THE CURRENT STANDARDS IN VASCULAR ULTRASOUND REALLY "STANDARD”MODERATOR: George Berdejo, RVT FSVU
3:30 – 3:55 PMCarotid Consensus Criteria― Summary of the Recently Published IAC Consensus Statement Steven Leers, MD RPVI RVT FSVU
― Discussant – Joseph P Hughes, RVT RVS FSVU
― Panel Discussion
3:56 – 4:21 PMInterpretation of Peripheral Arterial Doppler Waveforms― Review Of The SVS/SVM Consensus Statement – Esther Kim, MD
― Discussant – Phil Bendick, MD PhD
― Panel Discussion
4:22 – 4:47 PMIs CTA/MRA Overutilized In Carotid Disease― Yes, It Is! Duplex Ultrasound Is Enough Most Of The Time – Steven Leers, MD RPVI RVT FSVU
― Discussant – David Dawson, MD
― Panel Discussion
4:47 – 5:00SUMMARY OF THE DAY, QUESTIONS FROM THE AUDIENCE AND WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO TOMORROW
SESSION 115:00 – 6:30 PM INTERACTIVE POSTER SESSIONMODERATOR: Josh Lee, BS RVT
5:30 PM – 6:30 PMVAM OPENING RECEPTION IN MARKETPLACE

Friday, August 20, 2021

Registration and bag pickup: TBD

 FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2021
SESSION 126:15 – 7:00 AMRISE & SHINE BREAKFAST
SESSION 137:10 – 8:00 AMARTERIAL - IMAGING AND EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH SUSPECTED PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASEMODERATOR: Robert Zwolak, PhD MD RVT
7:10 – 7:20 AMRobert Zwolak, PhD MD RVTHistory And Physical - Clinical Differentiation Between Acute And Chronic Arterial Disease – Why It Matters
7:20 – 7:30 AMLeni Karr, BA RVTFrom Beginning To End – The Technologist’s Role In Disease Identification, Treatment And Surveillance – It’s Indispensable!
7:30 – 7:40 AMTony Smet, BS RVT RDMSPitfalls And Advantages Of Multilevel Physiologic Assessment, When/Why/How
7:40 – 7:50 AMDouglas Wooster, MD RVTProfunda Imaging- The Lifeline Of The Leg
7:50 – 8:00 AMSherene Shalhub, MD MPH FACSUnusual Vascular Lab Presentations
SESSION 148:00 – 9:30 AMARTERIAL – RAISING THE BAR - NEW HORIZONS IN IMAGING AND EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH CHRONIC LIMB THREATENING ISCHEMIA (CLTI)MODERATOR: George Berdejo, BA RVT FSVU and Jill Sommerset, BS RVT
8:05 – 8:15 AMPhil Bendick, PhD RVT FSVU Infrapopliteal Duplex Imaging And Advanced Preoperative Planning
8:15 – 8:25 AMJill Sommerset, BS RVTRediscovering The Foot - Anatomy And Flow Hemodynamics – (Real Time Scan Demonstration)
8:25 – 8:35 AMDesarom Teso MDCLI And Application Of Plantar Acceleration Time (PAT) - Thinking Outside The Box
8:35 – 8:45 AMJim Melton, DO (TBD)Retrograde Tibial Artery Access For Endovascular Interventions
8:45 – 8:55 AMJill Sommerset, BS RVTDuplex Ultrasound Defined Angiosome
8:55 – 9:05 AMGuillermo Escobar, MDOpen Surgical Options In The Treatment Of CLTI
9:05 – 9:15 AMMiguel Montero -Baker (TBD)No Option DBA Or Deep Venous Arterialization
9:15 – 9:30 AMCOMBINED SESSION 13 AND 14 PANEL DISCUSSIONALL FACULTY
9:30 – 10:00 AMSESSION BREAK /VISIT EXHIBITS
SESSION 1510:00 AM – 12:00 PM INNOVATION STATIONSMODERATORS: Candice Simon, RVT RDMS RDCS; Tony Smet, BS RVT RDMS and Kayla Wieseckel, MHSc RVT RVS RPhSInnovation Stations will provide you with an opportunity to interact and learn from expert faculty with opportunity for hands-on imaging. Topics are still to be determined.
12:00 – 1:15 PMLUNCH WITH OUR INDUSTRY PARTNERS
SESSION 1612:30 – 1:15 PMCONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION CMODERATORS: Denise Kush, BS RVT; Patricia Vargas, DHSc, RVT; Leni Karr, BA RVT
Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Moderator: Denise Kush, BS RVT
Brian Sapp, RVT RPhs

Jessica R. Kralec, RVT RPhS

Donna Kelly, RVT RDMS RPhS
• What Is The Source of The Leg Swelling
• Protocol for Reflux Exams- How Much Is Enough – Leg Swelling Vs Varicose Veins Vs Venous Ulcers
• Post Op US After Vein Ablation – When, Why, What You Will See
Hemodialysis
Moderator: Patricia Vargas, DHSc, RVT
Tish Poe, BA RVT FSVU

Christina Fields AS BS RVT RDMS RDCS

Denise Smith, MD PhD
• Using Flow Volumes and Velocity to Assess The Function of An Access
• Complications and Abnormal Findings
• Surgical Treatment Options for Complications
Fundamentals of An Effective QA/QI Program
Moderator: Leni Karr, BA RVT
Mason Ashcraft, AS RVT RDCS RDMS
1:20 – 1:30 PMScientific Awards and Election ResultsAmanda Frederick, RVT RDCS
Karen Burns, MBA RN RVT FSVU
SESSION 171:30 – 2:00 PMSVU FOUNDATION RESEARCH GRANT WINNERS: SVU Foundation Vascular Laboratory Research Grant Winners Present On Their Proposal Submissions MODERATOR: John Carson, MD RPVI FACS
1:30 – 1:37 PMBrandon J. Sumpio, MD“Creation Of A Predictive Algorithm To Optimize Utilization Of Vascular Lab Time In Patients With Chronic Venous Insufficiency”
1:37 – 1:44 PMHarold Davis Waller, MD“The Utility Of Duplex US Guided Decision-Making For Staged Lower Extremity Venous Treatment In Chronic Iliac Obstruction”
1:44 – 1:51 PMAaron Stayman, MD“Transcranial Doppler Emboli Monitoring In Cervical Arterial Dissections”
1:51 – 1:55 PMClosing RemarksJohn Carson, MD RPVI FACS
SESSION 181:55 – 3:00 PMPRACTICE MANAGEMENT AND ENHANCEMENTSMODERATOR: Karen Burns, MBA RN RVT FSVU
1:55 – 2:05 PMGail Size, BS RVT RVS RPhS FSVUAdvanced Vascular Sonography
2:05 – 2:15 PMJoseph L. Mills, MDWhen “Stat” Can Wait…Or Not: What Are The True Vascular Surgical Emergencies And What Is The Role…Or Not Of The Vascular Lab
2:15 – 2:25 PMJoseph P Hughes, RVT RVS FSVUVascular Ultrasound Exam Times: What Is Realistic In An Era Of Decreased Reimbursement And Increasing Volume
2:25 – 2:35 PMLaurence Needleman, MD (PRE-RECORDED)Appropriate Indications For DVT Follow Up
2:35 – 2:45 PMR. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVIAppropriate Post Intervention Surveillance – Lower Extremity Arterial, Hemodialysis Access And Carotid Artery
2:45 – 3:00 PMPANEL DISCUSSION
3:00 – 3:30 PMSESSION BREAK/EXHIBIT HALL
SESSION 193:30 – 4:40 PMPELVIC AND ABDOMINAL VEIN IMAGINGMODERATOR: Mark Meissner, MD
3:30 - 3:45 PMImportance Of A Focused History And PhysicalMark Meissner, MD
3:45 - 4:00Landmarks, Tips, And Tricks For Imaging In The AbdomenTBDTBD
4:00 – 4:15Ovarian Vein Duplex: Technique, Ultrasound Findings And Diagnostic CriteriaBrian Sapp, RPhS RVT
4:15 – 4:25Rapid Fire Case-Based LearningKathy Gibson, MD
4:25 – 4:40PANEL DISCUSSIONALL FACULTY
SESSION 204:40 – 5:40 PMCEREBROVASCULAR IMAGING: DOES PLAQUE MORPHOLOGY TRUMP VELOCITY AND TEMPORAL ARTERY IMAGINGMODERATOR: R. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVI
4:40 – 4:52 PMMuhammad Hasan, MBBCh RPVI RVT RDCS RDMSUltrasound Plaque Characterization To Help Manage Patients
4:52 – 5:04 PMSergio Salles-Cunha, PhD RVT FSVUEmbolization, Not Velocity Or Plaque Characterization, But The Worst Part Of The Plaque Matters Most: Heterogeneous Echogenicity Changes May Be Breakable Parts Of An Embolus
5:04 – 5:19 PMWatson Smith, BA RVT RDMSUltrasound Screening for Cranial and Extra-cranial Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) - Experience Starting a New Fast Track Clinic at a University Medical Center
5:19 – 5:24 PMR. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVICommentary And Final Thoughts
5:24 – 5:35 PM PANEL DISCUSSIONALL FACULTY
5:35 – 5:40 PMSUMMARY OF THE DAY, QUESTIONS FROM THE AUDIENCE AND WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO TOMORROW

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Registration and bag pickup: TBD

 SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 2021
SESSION 211:30 - 3:00 PMSOCIETY FOR VASCULAR ULTRASOUND / SOCIETY FOR VASCULAR SURGERY JOINT SESSIONMODERATORS: Christopher Smolock, MD and Jill Sommerset, BS, RVT
1:30 – 1:45 PMDavid Fox, MD and Nash JaikaranBalloon Assisted Maturation Procedures
1:45 – 2:00 PMGuillermo Escobar, MD and Melissa Warren, RVTTranscervical Carotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR)
2:00 – 2:15 PMKathleen Gibson, MD and Nicos Labropoulos, PhD MS BS RVTIliac Vein Stenting - IVUS And Conventional Duplex Ultrasound
2:15 – 2:30 PMJoseph L. Mills, MD and Sandra Yesenko, DHS MHS RVT RDMS FSVUPeripheral Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
2:30 – 2:45 PMYolanda Vea, MD and Jill Sommerset, BS RVTIs Your Practice Ready For Pedal Acceleration Time?
2:45 – 3:00PANEL DISCUSSIONALL FACULTY