Events

THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2022

8:00 AM – 3:30 PM ALLIED HEALTH PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP
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1:30 PM – 4:30 PM INTERNATIONAL DIALYSIS ACCESS SYMPOSIUM
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5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Opening Reception
Convene in the exhibit hall for food and fellowship and catch up with friends and colleagues. Hors d’oeuvres and a hosted bar are provided.
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FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2022

7:00 AM – 7:50 AM Breakfast Symposium: Dialysis Access: Evidence-Based Strategies for Creating and Maintaining a Lifeline for ESKD Patients
Speakers: Rashid Sharaf, MD; Ali Gardezi, MD; Wissam Saliba, MD
Presented by Medtronic

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00 AM – 8:10 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dirk Hentschel, MD, 2022 Conference Chair
John Aruny, MD, VASA President

8:10 AM – 9:15 AM Large Fistulas: Management of Size and Outflow
Moderator: Victoria Teodorescu, MD, MBA, RVT
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9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Research Presentation #1
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9:30 AM – 9:55 AM VASA Presidential Address
John Aruny, MD, VASA President

9:55 AM – 10:25 AM Break - Visit Exhibits
Poster Presentations #1-2:
Managing AV Access Related Cutaneous Malignancies (Ifeanyi Okereke , MD)
“March N’ Bend” Technique for Ultrasound Guided Access to the Distal Radial Artery (Michael Tal, MD)

10:25 AM – 11:20 AM Cannulation: Physiologically Mature to Clinical Use
Moderator: Theodore Yuo, MD, MSc
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11:20 AM – 11:34 AM Research Presentation #2
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11:34 AM – 12:30 PM ASDIN and VAS Session
Moderator: Guillermo Escobar, MD, FACS
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12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch with Exhibitors


12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch Symposium: Creating and Maintaining Hemodialysis Access with Innovation
Michael Tal, MD; Samuel Steerman, MD; Saravanan Balamuthusamy, MD
Presented by BD

1:30 PM – 1:50 PM The Holland Lecture
“Developing Vascular Access Knowledge in South America: Challenges and Opportunities”
Wilmer Jim Escobar Torres

1:50 PM – 2:45 PM Peritoneal Dialysis: Finally Coming to You
Moderator: Mark London, MD
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2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Research Presentation #3
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3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Break
Poster Presentations #3-4
A Low Cost Thrombectomy: Is It Possible? (Wissam Saliba, MD)
Case Series of a Novel Timesaving Sheathless Approach to Angioplasty of Fibrin Sheath Disruption or Central Venous Stenosis (Satyaki Banerjee, MD)

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Equity in Dialysis Access
Moderator: Monnie Wasse, MD, MPH
Monnie Wasse, MD, MPH; Christie Gooden, MD, MPH; Diane Anderson, RN, BSN, CDN; Pastor Fred Hill
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4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Industry Trial Presentation
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4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Afternoon Symposium: Extending Time For AV Access Patients With FLEX Vessel Prep
John Aruny, MD; John Ross, MD; Terry F. Litchfield, MPA, CPC; Jordan Knepper, MD, MSc
Presented by Venture Med Group

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5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Reception
Join your colleagues in the exhibit hall for the final reception of the Symposium. Hors d’oeuvres and a hosted bar are provided.
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SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2022

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast Symposium: The Real Graft Algorithm – When Is an AV Access Graft Your Best Option?
John Ross, MD, FACS, FASDIN
Presented by Getinge

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00 AM – 9:05 AM Breaking Boundaries: Collaborative Access Care
Moderator: Rachel Forbes
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9:05 AM – 9:20 AM Research Presentation #4
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9:20 AM – 10:15 AM Low Flow Access: Getting There, How, Why, and Challenges
Moderator: John Lucas III, MD, FACS
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10:15 AM – 10:35 AM Break


10:35 AM – 11:25 AM Industry Session 2
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11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Research Presentation #5
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11:45 AM - 11:55 AM Poster Awards/Announcements


11:55 AM - 12:00 PM Best Resident Presentation


12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch with Exhibitors


12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch Symposium: Cost Effective Intervention at the Graft Vein Anastomosis: Choosing the Appropriate Algorithm
John E. Aruny, MD
Presented by Gore
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1:15 PM – 1:45 PM The Henry Lecture
Deborah Brouwer-Maier, RN, CNN, FMC

1:45 PM –2:00 PM Research Presentation #6
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2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Afternoon Break
2:15 PM – 3:20 PM Home Dialysis
Moderator: Robert Lee, MD
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3:20 PM – 3:25 PM Closing Remarks/Adjourn


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