SESSION 20: WORKSHOPS/CASE PRESENTATIONS: All Workshops Will Combine Didactic Lectures, Case Presentations And Hands-On Activities To Provide An Educational Experience For All Levels Of Participants.
Moderators:Yosef Golowa, MD / Jacob Cynamon, MD  
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Oncology: Embolization - Complications
The indications for therapeutic embolization continues to expand, as does the advent of new embolization agents and techniques. Unfortunately, there are many potential complications associated with embolization as well that should be on the IO's radar. Experts will discuss common and uncommon complications, how to avoid them, as well as management.
  Panelist(s): Riad Salem, MD, MBA / Jean Francois H. Geschwind, MD / Jonathan Susman, MD  
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Oncology: Ablation
Available ablation technologies including hardware and software will be introduced. Ablation techniques will be debated as well with a focus on liver lesions.
  Panelist(s): S. Nahum Goldberg, MD / Fred T. Lee, Jr., MD  
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Oncology: Lung, Kidney, Bone
Indications and techniques of locoregional therapies used to treat lung, kidney and bone lesions will be examined.
  Panelist(s): Constantinos T. Sofocleous, MD, PhD / Fred T. Lee, Jr., MD / Plinio Rossi, MD  
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM TIPS/BRTO
When is BRTO preferred versus TIPS? Tips and tricks for TIPS/BRTO and techniques management of challenging portal hypertension cases are reviewed in this case based presentation.
  Panelist(s): Yosef Golowa, MD / Wael E. Saad, MD / Ziv J. Haskal, MD, FACR, FAHA, FSIR / Stephen T. Kee, MD  
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Portal Vein Embolization
This case based workshop will discuss the indications and techniques of PVE. Various techniques using diverse embolization materials will make you rethink the way you embolize the portal vein.
  Panelist(s): Aaron M. Fischman, MD / David C. Madoff, MD  
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM LUNCHEON SESSION: Simulators, Robotics
As technology advances at breakneck speed, we have access to new tools which are part of our armamentarium in treating patients. Experts will discuss the latest in endovascular simulators as well as the field of endovascular robotics, their experience with these systems and future developments.
  Panelist(s): Gabriel Bartal, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE / Barry T. Katzen, MD  
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PVD: Case Based
Peripheral vascular disease remains an important part of IR. Stay up to date with discussion of complex techniques and the latest devices in this case based session.
  Panelist(s): Andrew S. Blum, MD / John H. Rundback, MD, FSIR, FAHA / Ripal T. Gandhi, MD, FSVM  
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Aneurysms: Visceral, Endografts, Endoleaks
Aspects of AAA management will be discussed including new devices and stent grafts. Endoleak embolization techniques and indications as well as strategies in treating complex visceral artery aneurysms will be debated by the mavens.
  Panelist(s): Michael D. Dake, MD / Eli Atar, MD, FSIR / Mark W. Mewissen, MD  
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Dialysis
Pointers in the management of difficult venous access cases. Current strategies and aggressive techniques are considered.
  Panelist(s): Israel Schur, MD / Gregg A. Miller, MD / Allen J. Wiesenfeld, MD  
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Veins - Central Vein Occlusion
Controversies and techniques in venous recanalization are deliberated. Experts will discuss their favorite tools that they rely on for success.
  Panelist(s): Joseph N. Shams, MD / Marcelo Guimaraes, MD / Jacob Cynamon, MD  
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