• 2020 Annual Spring Meeting (VAM)

2020 Spring Meeting / Virtual Session

June 24, 2020 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm*

*Eastern Standard Time

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society

takes center stage at SVS ONLINE:

New Advances and Discoveries in Vascular Surgery

Wednesday, June 24 * 2-5pm (EDT)

VESS, SVS’ longtime partner for the Vascular Annual Meeting, will present 12 scientific research abstracts covering a variety of topics. These include pre-admission trauma and amputations; digital health intervention with electronic tracking versus self-reporting; gender as a predictor of lower iliac vein stenting patency rates and malpractice, even an update on workforce diversity.

A live Q & A with the authors will follow each presentation.

This is VESS’ first-ever Virtual Session and replaces the 2020 Spring Meeting, which was to be held as part of VAM.

A complete list of sessions is available on the SVS Planner. (Click on “VESS” on the left-side navigation link.) Registration for SVS ONLINE is required. Fee depends on membership category, but ranges from $0 for SVS Candidate members-in-training to $200 for non-member physicians and researchers. Non-member medical students and general surgery residents may qualify for the SVS Candidate in training $0 registration rate by applying for complimentary membership with the SVS.

Below are the 12 abstracts to be presented during the June 24th session. The final program outline and timing can be found on the SVS Planner.  (Click on “VESS” on the left-side navigation link.)

The Long-Term Fate of Aortic Branches in Patients with Aortic Dissection
Francesco Squizzato, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Splanchnic Occlusive Disease Strongly Predicts Spinal Cord Injury and Mortality After Open Descending Thoracic and Thoraco-abdominal Aneurysm Repair
Ivancarmine Gambardella, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

3D Holographic Guidance, Navigation, and Control (3D-GNC) for Endograft Positioning in Porcine Aorta: Feasibility Comparison with 2D X-ray Fluoroscopy
Behzad Farivar, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Update on Workforce Diversity in Vascular Surgery: What Has Changed in 20 Years?
Chelsea Dorsey, Chicago, IL

Malpractice Allegations Against Vascular Surgeons: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Impact on Surgeon Wellness
Ina Soh,  Phoenix, AZ

Female Gender Is a Predictor of Lower Iliac Vein Stenting Patency Rates
Mohamed Zaghloul, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Long Term Stent Outcomes for Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia
Nicholas Russo, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

The Majority of Major Amputations After Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta Are Associated with Pre-Admission Trauma
Scott Levin, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Multicenter, Randomized, Crossover Study Comparing Digital Health Intervention with Fitbit Tracking versus Usual Care with Patient Self-Report for Claudication Exercise Adherence and Patient-Reported Outcomes
Matthew Corriere, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Size and Location of Subclinical Microinfarcts Affect Their Cognitive Effects
Wei Zhou, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

The Impact of First Stroke in Patients with Previously Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis
Rodolfo Pini, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Anesthetic Choice During Transcarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) and Carotid Endarterectomy Impacts Risk of Myocardial Infarction (MI)
Rebecca Marmor, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA