VASA 2015 Hands-On Practicum on Hemodialysis Access

2014 VASA Symposium
Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center
Dallas, Texas
May 2-3, 2014
THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014

3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.


VASA Board Meeting

6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.
Texas A

Welcome Reception
FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Texas A

Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00 a.m. - 8:05 a.m.
Texas C

Introduction from Program Directors
Theodore F. Saad, MD; John E. Aruny, MD; Lynda K. Ball, MSN, RN, CNN; David L. Cull, MD, FACS; Charmaine Lok, MD

8:05 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Texas C

President’s Address
Thomas M. Vesely, MD, President of VASA


8:15 a.m. - 8:25 a.m.
Texas C


VASA 10th Anniversary
A Frederick Schild, MD, VASA President 2004-2006

8:25 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.
Texas C

Faculty Presentations: ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULAE
  • Fistula “Balloon Maturation”: Facts & Fiction: Theodore F. Saad, MD
  • Prevention of Needle-Site Aneurysms: Lynda K. Ball, MSN, RN, CNN
  • Aneurysmorrhaphy: Surendra Shenoy, MD

9:05 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Texas C

Faculty Presentations: STENTS
  • Update on Stent-Graft Trials: RENOVA, REVISE, RESCUE: John Aruny, MD
  • Stents for AV Fistulae: Past, Present, & Future: Timothy Clark, MD
  • Stents or Stent-Grafts for Central Vein Disease: Dirk Hentschel, MD

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Texas A

Morning Break

10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Texas C

Abstracts (#1-10)

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Texas C

Vascular Access in the UK
Focus on Quality and Outcomes: Eric Chemla, MD

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Texas A

Lunch

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
San Antonio 4-6

Lunch Satellite Symposium
Presented by Gore and Associates

1:00 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.
Texas C

Faculty Presentations: ARTERIOVENOUS GRAFTS
  • Mythbuster Part-1: Are Grafts as “Bad” as We Think?: David Cull, MD
  • Synthetic & Biological Grafts: What’s New?: Eric Peden, MD
  • The Science of Vascular Access: New Frontiers: Nicholas Inston, MD, PhD

1:40 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Texas C

Faculty Presentations: CARDIAC ISSUES IN AV ACCESS
  • Radial Artery Cardiac Catheterization: Jeffrey Schussler, MD, FACC, FSCAI
  • CHF & Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with AV Hemodialysis Access: Jan Malik, MD
  • Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices & Hemodialysis Access: Haimanot Wasse, MD

2:20 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Texas C

Dialysis & Vascular Access in Colombia: Lessons for the USA
Jaime Velez, MD

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Texas A

Afternoon Break

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Texas C

Abstracts (#11-20)

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Texas C

Video Presentations
Suren Shenoy, MD

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Texas A

VASA Networking Reception



SATURDAY, MAY 3, 2014

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Texas A

Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
San Antonio 4-6

Satellite Symposium
Presented by CR Bard

8:00 a.m. - 8:05 a.m.
Texas C

Introduction
Program Committee Members

8:05 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Texas C

Nephrology Oral History Project
Dugan Maddux, MD, FACP

8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Texas C

Faculty Presentations: PERITONEAL DIALYSIS
  • Patient Selection is Key to Success: Ingemar Davidson, MD
  • Methods of PD Catheter Insertion: Maurizio Gallieni, MD

8:45 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.
Texas C

Faculty Presentations: VENOUS HEMODIALYSIS CATHETERS
  • Mythbuster Part 2: Are Catheters as Bad as We Think?: Charmaine Lok, MD
  • Catheter Designs, Materials, Coatings: What Really Matters?: Jack Work, MD
  • Catheter Exit-Site: The Real Achilles Heel?: Deborah J. Brouwer-Maier, RN, CNN

9:25 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Texas C

ESRD Vascular Access Services in a Risk-Driven Payment System
Robert Provenzano, MD

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Texas A

Morning Break

10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Texas C

Abstracts (#21-32)

10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
San Antonio 1-3

Nurses & Techs Breakout Session
Lynda K. Ball, MSN, RN, CNN

11:45 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Texas C

Journal Club: Important Publications in Vascular Access 2012-2014
Thomas Vesely, MD

12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Texas A

Lunch

12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
San Antonio 4-6

Business Lunch (Members Only)

1:00 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.
Texas C

Introduction of Dr. Shenoy, Incoming VASA President

1:05 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Texas C

Henry Lecture: Bioengineered Grafts
Jeffrey Lawson, MD
Introduction: Mitchell Henry, MD


1:20 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
Texas C

Abstracts (#31-40)

2:50 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Texas A

Afternoon Break

3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.
Texas C

Legal & Ethical Issues in Vascular Access
  • Risk Reduction in Hemodialysis Access Surgery Practice Lee L. Cameron, Jr, Esq
  • Minimizing Risk and Liability of Venous Catheter Access Maurizio Gallieni, MD
  • End of Life Issues in Dialysis
    Dorian Schatell, MS
    Executive Director, Medical Education Institute, Madison, WI
  • Legal Cases & Considerations in Vascular Access Larry Scher, MD

4:10 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Texas C

Conclude

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