2024 Program

*This program is subject to change. Meeting attire is resort wear/business casual.

TIME PRESENTATION FACULTY

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2024

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM Registration and Check-in
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Program for Vascular Trainees (RPVI Prep and Simulation)
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Luncheon Program
2:00 – 5:00 PM Vascular Forum
5:00 PM Adjourn Vascular Forum
6:00 PM Welcome Reception for all Symposium Participants
TIME PRESENTATION FACULTY

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2024

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration and Check-in
7:00 AM Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
7:45 AM Welcome, Introduction and Announcements

Session 1: Cerebrovascular Disease

From the DES Archives: The First Carotid Duplex Criteria
New Evidence from Clinical Trials
Carotic Plaque Imaging
Non-atherosclerotic Carotid Disease
Best Medical Therapy for Carotid Artery Disease
Point-Counterpoint: Carotid Revascularization
Part 1: The Case for Carotid Endarterectomy
Part 2: The Case for TCAR
Q&A Panel and Discussion
9:45 AM Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

Session 2: New Technologies, Applications, and Opportunities

Update on Screening for Large Artery and Cranial Artery Vasculitis
Current status of CEUS in the Vascular Laboratory
Use of Simulation In Vascular Laboratory Practice
The Expanding Role for Radial Artery Access
Novel Devices for Invasive Treatment of Hypertension
Noninvasive Testing in Vascular Trauma
New Ultrasound Technology for the Vascular Laboratory
Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) and the Vascular Laboratory
Q&A Panel and Discussion
12:15 PM Adjourn
MONDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOP SESSIONS (pre-registration required)
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Note: There will be two workshop sessions on Monday afternoon that will each last approximately 2 hours and will run concurrently. The Scan Lab session will be taught by the technologist faculty for those attendees interested in learning more about testing protocols, scanning techniques, and instrumentation. The other workshop session will focus on clinical applications, image interpretation, reporting and laboratory practice issues.
Workshop A Scan Lab: Carotid Duplex and Transcranial Doppler
Workshop B RPVI Case-Based Review Session
4:30 – 5:30 PM Vascular Forum Poster Presentations
Monday Evening Vascular Forum Program (ticket purchase required)
6:00 – 9:00 PM Presentation of Awards for the Vascular Forum Papers Session and Vascular Jeopardy Competition
TIME PRESENTATION FACULTY

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2024

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration and Check-in
7:00 AM Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

Session 3: Upper Extremity Arterial Disease and Hemodialysis Access

From the DES Archives: Digital Plethysmography
Testing for Cold Sensitivity and Vasospasm
New Protocols for Vascular Mapping Before AVF Creation
Management of Large Vessel Vasculitis
Arterial Steal After Dialysis Access: Noninvasive Evaluation
Arterial Steal After Dialysis Access: Management of the Ischemic Hand
Point-Counterpoint: Optimal Arteriovenous Fistula Creation
Part 1: The Percutaneous AVF is the Way to Go Now
Part 2: Open AVF is Still the Standard
Q&A Panel and Discussion
9:45 AM Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

Session 4: Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia and Medical Management of PAD

Emerging Therapies for PAD: What is “Optimal Medical Management” in 2024?
The Expanding Role for PAT in Management of CLTI
Novel Approaches for Assessing Limb Perfusion
Endovascular Innovations in CLTI Treatment
Exercise and Medical Management of Lower Extremity Claudication
Lessons Learned From Follow-up After Endovascular Interventions
Is Deep Vein Arterialization an Option?
Pedal Access for Interventions in CLTI
Q&A Panel and Discussion
12:15 PM Adjourn
TUESDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOP SESSIONS (pre-registration required)
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM NOTE: There will be two workshop sessions on Tuesday afternoon that will each last approximately 2 hours and will run concurrently. The Scan Lab session will be taught by the technologist faculty for those attendees interested in learning more about testing protocols, scanning techniques, and instrumentation. The other workshop session will focus on clinical applications, image interpretation, reporting, and laboratory practice issues.
Workshop C Scan Lab: Peripheral Arterial, Dialysis Access, Pedal Acceleration Time
Workshop D Laboratory Practice Issues: Accreditation, Credentialing, Quality Improvement
TIME PRESENTATION FACULTY

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2024

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration and Check-in
7:00 AM Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

Session 5: Venous Disease I

From the DES Archives: Venous Testing Before Duplex
Current Management of Lymphedema
Differential Diagnosis of the Swollen Leg
Vein Center Accreditation
Pulmonary Embolism Response Teams (PERT)
Venous Stent Migration: Patient, Device-related, and Technical Causes
Q&A Panel and Discussion
9:45 AM Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

Session 6: Aorta and Visceral Vascular

From the DES Archives: Mesenteric Duplex Scanning
Experience With Covered Endovascular Reconstruction of Aortic Bifurcation (CERAB)
Duplex Surveillance After Complex Aortic Endovascular Repair (FEVAR-BEVAR)
Technologist Tips and Tricks for Renal and Mesenteric Scanning
Modern Management of Type 2 Endoleaks
Indications and Options for Treatment of Visceral Artery Aneurysms
Point-Counterpoint: Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Part 1: Yes – It is the Real-Deal
Part 2: No – It is Hocus Pocus
Q&A Panel and Discussion
12:15 PM Adjourn
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOP SESSIONS (pre-registration required)
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM NOTE: There will be two workshop sessions on Wednesday afternoon that will each last approximately 2 hours and will run concurrently. The Scan Lab sessions will be taught by the technologist faculty for those attendees interested in learning more about testing protocols, scanning techniques, and instrumentation.
Workshop E Scan Lab: Aorta, Renal/Mesenteric, and EVAR Follow-up
Workshop F Scan Lab: Venous Obstruction, Reflux, and Pelvic Disorders
TIME PRESENTATION FACULTY

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2024

7:00 AM – 12:00 PM Registration and Check-in
7:00 AM Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

Session 7: Venous Disease II

Management of Upper Extremity Central Venous Stenosis
Endovascular Options for Venous Thrombectomy
Complex Large-Vein Recanalization
Venous Compression Syndromes
Pelvic Venous Disorders
Diagnosis of Venous Reflux
The Art of Sclerotherapy
Q&A Panel and Discussion
9:45 AM Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

Session 8: Challenges and Controversies in Vascular Practice

Is There a Role for Advanced Practice Vascular Sonography?
Vascular Laboratory Billing and Coding in 2024
Ergonomics for Vascular Sonographers
DEI Issues in Vascular Practice
What to Do With Incidental Non-vascular Findings?
The Role of the Medical Director in the Vascular Laboratory
How to Recruit, Train, and Retain Vascular Sonographers
Q&A Panel and Discussion
12:15 PM Closing Remarks & Adjourn