2019 Preliminary Program

 

Preliminary Program

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Registration and bag pickup: Noon - 4 pm

PRE-CONFERENCE COURSE -- 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Leadership Workshop -- Kenneth M. Slaw, PhD, Executive Director, SVS

This session will provide a solid educational foundation on the science and fundamentals of leadership, the constellation of behaviors and skills that define and accelerate effectiveness in leadership, and an opportunity to apply skills and learning to two critical applications of leadership: Shaping and Leading Change; and Building and Leading Effective Teams.

 

Thursday, August 1, 2019
Registration and bag pickup: 6 am - 4 pm

 

 
7:30 - 8:00 am                       Welcome and Opening Announcements

Karen Burns, MBA RN RVT FSVU, Annual Conference Chair 2019


     
8:00 - 9:15 am  

Session 1: Four Decades of Preparation, Exploration and Innovation --  Moderator -- TBD

  • The Beginning -- Kyra Gray (Hokanson)
  • The Very Early Years: 1975-1985 -- R. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVI
  • The Emerging Vascular Lab: 1985-1995 -- Steve Talbot, RVT FSVU
  • Advocating for the Profession and the Vascular Ultrasound Professional: 1995-2005 -- Anne JonesBSN RN RVT RDMS FSVU
  • The Vascular Lab as the Gold Standard: 2005-Present-Future -- Sergio X. Salles-Cunha, PhD RVT FSVU
  • Panel Discussion
     
9:15 - 10:00 am  

Session 2: Poster Session/Refreshments -- Moderator: Joshua Lee, BS RVT
Poster Session In the General Session Room

     
10:00 - 11:05 am  

Session 3: Carotid Disease I: Recent Updates on Diagnostic Criteria, Practice Management and Evaluation -- Moderator - Michael Lilly, MD MA BA RVT

  • Update on IAC Carotid Consensus Criteria -- Heather Gornik, MD RPVI RVT
  • Development of a Transcranial Doppler Simulator for Training and Skills Assessment -- R. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVI
  • Carotid Disease: A Historical Perspective -- Joseph Polak, MD 
  • Is Carotid Plaque Characterization any Closer to Practical Clinical Utility -- Michael Lilly, MD MA BA RVT
  • Latest Developments in Noninvasive Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) Imaging Techniques in Carotid Disease -- Steven Feinstein, MD
  • Questions and Answers  
     
11:05 am - 12:00 pm  

Session 4: Issues Related to Flow, Flow Dynamics and Flow Waveform Analysis in Vascular Testing -- Moderator -- Steve Talbot, RVT FSVU

  • Lessons Learned from Cardiac Effects on Carotid Waveforms and Velocities: 5 Representative Case Studies -- Michael Lilly, MD MA BA RVT
  • The First 330ms, Waveform Morphology -- Laurence Needleman, MD
  • Waveform Taskforce Update -- Esther Kim, MD RPVI
  • The Most Misunderstood Aspects of Doppler Ultrasound: Angle Correction and 60 Degrees -- Frank Miele, MSEE
  • Questions and Answers -- 
     
12:00 - 1:00 pm  

Lunch in the Marketplace

     
1:00 - 2:30 pm  

Session 5: D.E. Strandness Scientific Papers and Oral Clinical Session -- Moderator -- Laurence Needleman, MD

     
2:30 - 3:00 pm  

Session 6: State of the Society and Advocacy Update -- Moderator -- Joseph P. Hughes, RVS RVT FSVU

     
 3:00 - 3:30 pm   Refreshments in the Marketplace
     
 3:30 - 5:30 pm   Session 7: Oral Case Studies Session -- Moderator - Heather Gornik, MD RPVI RVT

   
5:30 - 6:30 pm   SVU Reception in Marketplace


Friday, August 2, 2019
Registration and bag pickup: 6:30 am - 4 pm

           
 7:20 - 8:40 am                       

Rise and Shine Breakfast Sessions -- TBD

 

         
    8:50 - 10:15 am  

    Session 8: Carotid Disease II: New and Novel Use Technologies and Unusual Nonatherosclerotic Presentations -- Moderator -- Javier Romero, MD

    • Transcervical Carotid Artery Revascularization: What the Technologist Needs to Know -- Edward Arous, MD MPH
    • Beyond Stenosis: Carotid Plaque Imaging and Morphology with MR, CT and US in the Assessment of Stroke Risk -- Javier Romero, MD 
    • Sonographic Identification of the Three Types of Fibromuscular Dysplasia -- Heather Gornik, MD RPVI RVT
    LESSONS LEARNED FROM CASE BASED PRESENTATIONS
    • Unusual Cerebrovascular Manifestations of Giant Cell Arteritis and Arteriomegaly -- Sandra Yesenko, RVT RDMS FSVU
    • Unusual Carotid Pathologies (Dissection, Carotid Body Tumors, Etc.) -- Joseph Polak, MD
    • LIVE SCAN: FMD (patient from registry) -- Sandra Yesenko, RVT RDMS FSVU and Heather Gornik, MD RPVI RVT
    • Questions and Answers  
    10:15 - 10:45 am   Refreshments in the Marketplace
         
    10:45 - 11:55 am  

    Session 9: Abdominal -- Moderator -- Joseph Polak, MD

    • Cross Sectional Anatomy with Pathology  -- Hedgire Sandeep
    • AAA Repair and Devices. What a Surgeon Sees and a Technologist Sees: Case Studies -- Laurie Lozanski, BS RVT & Trissa Babrowski, MD
    • Renal Artery Duplex Relevance -- Laurence Needleman, MD
    • LIVE SCAN: Image Optimization in the Arteries and Veins in the Abdomen -- TBD 
    • Questions and Answers
         
    11:55 am - 12:55 pm  

    Session 10: Assessment of the Diabetic Foot -- Moderator --Douglas Wooster, MD RVT

    • Diagnosis and Management of Mixed Arterial and Venous Wounds (CLI) -- John Carson, MD RPVI FACS  
    • Importance of Imaging the Tibial Arteries - How and Why -- Benjamin Kaashoek, BS RVT RDCS
    • Thinking outside the box: Application of Plantar Acceleration Time in the Diabetic Foot -- Jill Sommerset, BS RVT
    • LIVE SCAN: Rediscovering the Foot, Pedal Anatomy and Flow Hemodynamics -- Jill Sommerset, BS RVT
    • Questions and Answers -- 
         
    12:55 - 1:55 pm  

    Lunch in the SVU Marketplace
    Stump the Chump (game show in Marketplace)

         

    1:55 - 2:55 pm

     

     

     

    Session 11: Innovation Stations - Hands-On Session

         
    2:55 - 4:05 pm   Session 12: Veins I - Examining and Evaluating the Patient with Chronic Venous Insufficiency -- Moderator -- Paula Heggerick, BS RVT RPhS FSVU

    • Pelvic Venous Disorders: Case studies focusing on Ovarian Vein Reflux -- Jill Sommerset, BS RVT
    • The Leg Reflux Exam Protocol: How Much is Enough? How Much is too Much? Evaluating the Patient is Key to Answering this Question (Work Smarter, Not Harder) -- Diana Neuhardt, RVT RPhS FSVU
    • Treatment Options for Superficial Reflux in the Presence of DVT, and/or Deep Venous Insufficiency -- Mark Forrestal, MD
    • LIVE SCAN: Identifying the Source of the Reflux -- Brian Sapp, RVT RPhS
    • Questions and Answers
    4:05 - 4:30 pm Refreshments in the SVU Marketplace
         

     4:30 - 5:30 pm

     

    Session 13: Full Spectrum of Arterial Disease and Intervention Options -- Moderator -- R. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVI

    • The Profunda Femoris Artery: "The Life Line of our Leg" -- Douglas Wooster, MD RVT
    • Common Problems with Reverse Vein, Insitu, Jump Grafts and PTFE -- R. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVI
    • Ultrasound after Endovascular Procedures: Atherectomy, DCB, Covered and Non-Covered Stents -- Steve Knight, RDCS RVT RDMS
    • On the Table Decision Making in the CLI Patient -- Christopher LeSar, MD & Jill Sommerset, BS RVT
    • Questions and Answers
     

    Saturday, August 3, 2019
    Registration and bag pickup: 6:30 am - 1 pm

     
     7:15-8:15 am                                   

    Rise and Shine Breakfast Session -- TBD

         
    8:30 - 9:25 am   

    Session 15: Practice Enhancement and Quality Issues -- Moderator - Robert Zwolak, MD PhD RVT

    • The Value of the H & P: Learn to Think Like your "Doc" and be a Better Technologist -- Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD RVT FSVU
    • How to Implement a QI Program in your Lab-Practical Guidelines -- Marge Hutchisson, BS RDCS RVT RPhS
    • SUPER PANEL ON: Guidelines for Preliminary Reports. How do you Describe Incidental Findings? What is Legally Appropriate? Panel: Joseph Polak, MD; Laurence Needleman, MD; Heather Gornik, MD RPVI RVT; Michael Lilly, MD MA BA RVT; George Berdejo, BA RVT FSVU & Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD RVT FSVU
         
    9:25- 10:20 am   

    Session 16: Hemodialysis -- Moderator - Patricia Poe, BA RVT FSVU

    • Common and Novel Types of Hemodialysis Access -- Patricia Poe, BA RVT FSVU
    • Hemodialysis Access: Overview of Anatomy and Imaging Protocols -- TBD
    • Complications and Abnormal Findings: From a Diagnostic to Intervention Perspective -- Kelly Byrnes, BS RVT FSVU & TBD
    • Questions and Answers 
     
    10:20 - 10:50 am Refreshments in the SVU Marketplace
         
    10:50 - 11:50 am   Session 17: Concurrent Session 1: Learning in a More Intimate Setting Designed to Maximize the Opportunity for Interaction with the Faculty

    • Ergonomic Talk -- Jill Nelson
    • Plantar Imaging -- Jill Sommerset, BS RVT
    • Brave New World: The New Paradigm for Ultrasound-Disease Treatment -- Frank Miele, MSEE
    • Social Media: Impact on the Practice of Vascular Ultrasound -- Brian Sapp, RVT RPhS; Heather Gornik, MD RPVI RVT & Steve Knight, RDCS RVT RDMS
    • Finding the Source of Reflux -- Diana Neuhardt, RVT RPhS FSVU
    11:50 am - 12:50 pm Lunch in the SVU Marketplace
         
    12:50- 1:50 pm   Session 18: Concurrent Session 2: Learning in a More Intimate Setting Designed to Maximize the Opportunity for Interaction with the Faculty

    • Plantar Imaging -- Jill Sommerset, BS RVT
    • The Most Misunderstood Aspects of Doppler Ultrasound: Angle Correction and 60 Degrees -- Frank Miele, MSEE
    • Social Media: Impact on the Practice of Vascular Ultrasound -- Brian Sapp, RVT RPhS; Heather Gornik, MD RPVI RVT & Steve Knight, RDCS RVT RDMS
    • Hemodialysis Access -- TBD
    • Finding the Source of Reflux -- Diana Neuhardt, RVT RPhS FSVU

      2:00 - 3:15 pm Session 19: Veins II - ACP Joint Session 


           
      3:15 - 4:15 pm Session 20: Practice Enhancements II: Laboratory Management -- Moderator -- Gail Size, BS RVT RVS RPhS FSVU

      • Multidisciplinary Recommendations from the SRU Consensus Conference on Ultrasound for DVT -- Laurence Needleman, MD
      • Advance Practice Update  -- Gail Size, BS RVT RVS RPhS FSVU
      • SVU Research Initiative Update -- David Williams, MS RVT RDCS & Douglas Wooster, MD RVT
      • Reimbursement and Billing -- Robert Zwolak, MD PhD RVT
      • Questions and Answers -
      4:15 pm   Closing Remarks -- Karen Burns, MBA RN RVT FSVU, Annual Conference Chair 2019