THURSDAY

MAY 17, 2018

FRIDAY

MAY 18, 2018

SATURDAY

MAY 19, 2018

SUNDAY

MAY 20, 2018

Plenary Sessions Plenary Sessions Plenary Sessions
Plenary Sessions
       
Parallel and Other Sessions Parallel and Other Sessions Parallel and Other Sessions Parallel and Other Sessions

 NEW IN 2018: All GEST 2018 U.S. attendees are welcome to
attend the PAE Symposium. Additionally, individuals not
attending GEST are welcome to attend just the PAE Symposum.
The PAE Symposium

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018

Session I: Coils & Plugs Masterclass

Moderators: Drs. Darcy and Golzarian

8:00 AM

 

Coils: How Are They Made?

Dr. Golzarian

8:10 AM

 

Coil Design: Detachable vs. Pushable

Dr. Benenati

8:20 AM

 

Coil Design: Fibered vs. Non-Fibered, Hydrogel

Dr. Johnson

8:30 AM

 

Concepts in Coiling Technique (Framing vs. Filling; Packing Density, Endpoint)

Dr. Osuga

8:40 AM

 

Plug Design: Covered vs. Uncovered

Dr. Arslan

8:50 AM

 

Concepts in Plug Technique (Sizing, Straight vs. Tortuous Vessels, Time to Thrombosis)

Dr. R. Patel

9:00 AM

 

Future Concepts in Coils and Plugs

Dr. Ray

9:10 AM

 

Panel Discussion - Coils, Plugs: Cost Matters?

Drs. Arslan, Benenati, Johnson, Osuga, Patel and Ray

9:20 AM

 

Masterclass

Drs. Sapoval and Siskin

       

10:00 AM

 

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

 
       

Session II: GI Bleeding

Moderators: Drs. Darcy and Maleux

10:30 AM

 

Review of Published and Institutional Guidelines for Upper and Lower GI Bleeding

Dr. Gasparetto

10:40 AM

 

Step by Step Angiography of Upper and Lower GI: Expert Experience

Dr. Loffroy

10:50 AM

 

What Embolic Agents for GI Bleeding?

Dr. Darcy

11:00 AM

 

Can Glue-Embolization Reduce the Recurrence Rate of Embolization for Gastro-Intestinal Bleeding?

Dr. Tsauo

11:10 AM

 

Small Bowel Hemorrhage: A Different Entity With Different Embolization Technique?

Dr. Maleux

11:20 AM

 

Cone-Beam Computed Tomography for Guidance During Gastrointestinal Embolization Procedures

Dr. Urbano

11:30 AM

 

Complication of Lower GI Bleed Embolization: incidence and Prevention

Dr. Defreyne

11:40 AM

 

Is There a Role for Empiric Embolization in Lower GI Bleeding?

Dr. Funaki

11:50 AM

 

My 5 Top Tips in Upper GI Bleed

Dr. Shin

11:55 AM

 

My 5 Top Tips in Lower GI Bleed

Dr. Urbano

       

12:00 PM

 

Lunch, Industry Sessions and Visit Exhibits

 
       

Session III: Embolization Vanguard

Moderators: Drs. Golzarian and Sapoval

1:30 PM

 

Hemarthroses: When and How to Embolize?

Dr. Darcy

1:40 PM

 

Embolization for Knee Osteoarthritis and Frozen Shoulder: Current Status and Future Directions

Dr. Okuno

1:50 PM

 

Bariatric Embolization: Where Do We Stand?

Dr. Weiss

2:00 PM

 

Chronic Hemorrhoidal Bleeding: Treatment With Embolization

Dr. Sapoval

2:10 PM

 

Prostate Artery Embolization for Symptomatic BPH: Ready for Prime Time

Dr. Carnevale

2:20 PM

 

Venous Deprivation for Liver Regeneration Prior to Resection

Dr. Guiu

2:30 PM

 

GEST Honorary Lecture: Preconceived Notions, Alternative Facts and Fake News: How We Decide What Works in Medicine

Dr. Spies

3:00 PM

 

Panel Discussion: Embolization and Turf: Here We Go Again

Dr. Siskin

     

Drs. Arai, Benenati, Kaufman, Morgan, Ray and Teng

       

3:30 PM

 

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

 
       

Session IV: Vascular and Lymphatic Malformation

Moderators:  Drs. Do and Funaki

4:00 PM

 

The ISSVA Classification of Vascular Anomalies

Dr. Funaki

4:10 PM

 

Venous Malformation – Choosing the Embolic Agent. Is There Any Evidence That One is Better Than Another?

Dr. Fischman

4:20 PM

 

How to Treat Complex Venous Malformation

Dr. Osuga

4:30 PM

 

Complex and Micro-Cystic Lymphatic Malformation: How to Treat

Dr. Kaufman

4:40 PM

 

Vascular and Lymphatic Malformations – When to Say, “No.” Do Not Harm.

Dr. Yevich

4:50 PM

 

How to Use Ethanol for Treatment of AVMs

Dr. Do

5:00 PM

 

High Flow AVM – Can You Avoid Alcohol Altogether?

Dr. Park

5:10 PM

 

High Flow AVM: Venous or Arterial or Both Approach

Dr. Do

5:20 PM

 

Best Practice -Treating Vascular Malformations: What is the Evidence? Is There Any? Top Publications?

Dr. Kaufman

5:30 PM

 

Case Presentation: Complex Vascular Malformation

Dr. Kiyosue

5:40 PM

 

Case Presentation: Complex Vascular Malformation

Dr. Yevich

5:50 PM

 

Panel Discussion

Drs. Fischman, Kaufman, Kiyosue, Osuga, Park and Yevich

6:00 PM

 

Adjourn

 

 

     

FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018

Session V: Particles

Moderators: Drs. Osuga and Pelage

8:00 AM

 

PVA Particles: Review

Dr. Machan

8:10 AM

 

Bland Microspheres: Review

Dr. Osuga

8:20 AM

 

What Size for Which Indication ?

Dr. Machan

8:30 AM

 

Particle Administration: What Do We Know About Flow Dynamics?

Dr. Rose

8:40 AM

 

Debate: Particle Embolization Should Be Flow Directed

Dr. Pelage

8:50 AM

 

Debate: Particle Embolization is Better With Flow Arrest or Flow Limitation (Anti-Reflux)

Dr. Rose

9:00 AM

 

(DEB) Drug-Eluting Microsphere:  Materials, Review of Local Action and Drug Release

Dr. Garcia-Monaco

9:10 AM

 

Optimal Embolic Materials for MSK Embolization: Imipenem-Cilastatin and Beyond

Dr. Okuno

9:20 AM

 

Debate: Radiopaque Microspheres is the Future

Dr. Narayanan

9:25 AM

 

Debate: Radiopaque Microspheres: I Don't Need Them

Dr. Osuga

9:30 AM

 

Resorbable Microspheres: Ready for Prime Time

Dr. Siskin

9:40 AM

 

All You Need to Know About Gelfoam

Dr. Abada

9:50 AM

 

Panel Discussion

Drs. Abada, Garcia-Monaco, Machan, Narayanan, Okuno, Osuga, Machan, Rose and Siskin

       

10:00 AM

 

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

 
       

Session VI: Women's Health

Moderators: Drs. M. D. Kim and Spies

10:30 AM

 

Pain Management - Nerve Blocks, Pain Meds and Lidocaine

Dr. Kohi

10:40 AM

 

GnRH Agonist Prior to Uterine Artery Embolization: When and How

Dr. M. D. Kim

10:50 AM

 

UFE When It is Not Straight Forward

Dr. Sone

11:00 AM

 

UFE- Aren’t All Embolics Alike?

Dr. Cynamon

11:10 AM

 

UFE- Complications and Post-Procedural Challenges

Dr. Spies

11:20 AM

 

UFE- When and How to Do Ovarian Embolization

Dr. Vernhet-Kovacsik

11:30 AM

 

UFE Preserves Sexual Life

Dr. Kohi

11:40 AM

 

UAE for Adenomyosis- Technique and Outcomes

Dr. M. D. Kim

11:50 AM

 

Radial versus Femoral Access: Pros and Cons

Dr. Fischman

       

12:00 PM

 

Lunch, Industry Sessions and Visit Exhibits

 
       

Session VII: Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC Part I of II)

Moderators: Drs. Ahrar and Ray

1:30 PM

 

BCLC Staging System: Where Does it Fall Short? Is HKLC Any Better?

Dr. Ray

1:40 PM

 

HCC Carcinogenesis and Immunology

Dr. Cressman

1:50 PM

 

Evolving Role of SBRT and Proton for HCC

Dr. Lewandowski

2:00 PM

 

Immunotherapy for HCC: Current State of Development

Dr. Abi-Jaoudeh

2:10 PM

 

Blood Flow Manipulation and Embolics Distribution: Results, New Developments on Balloon-Occlusion and Anti-Reflux Microcatheter

Dr. Isaacson

2:20 PM

 

Global TACE Practice: Results of an International Survey

Dr. Golzarian

2:30 PM

 

cTACE Back in the Spotlight: Rationale and Principles

Dr. Soulen

2:40 PM

 

Deb TACE: Particle Selection and Results: Where Do We Stand?

Dr. Pereira

2:50 PM

 

TARE: Fundamentals

Dr. Lewandowski

3:00 PM

 

Ablation: Pushing the Frontiers

Dr. Ahrar

3:10 PM

 

Transarterial Ethanol Injection: When, Why and How

Dr. Yu

3:20 PM

 

Pricey Microcatheters, Precious Radiopharmaceuticals, Rich Doctors – Can We Afford to Treat All HCC?

Dr. Johnson

       

3:30 PM

 

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

 
       

Session VIII: M & M Case Presentations (Part I of II)

Moderator: Drs. Sabharwal and Siskin

4:00 PM

 

Can the WHO Checklist Help?

Dr. Sabharwal

4:10 PM

 

Liquid Embolics: Batting On a Sticky Wicket?

Dr. Chavan

4:20 PM

 

What Do You Do When Your Own Instruments Turn Against You?

Dr. Chavan

4:30 PM

 

1 Kidney is Enough - Just

Dr. Darcy

4:40 PM

 

Double Trouble - Glue

Dr. R. Patel

4:50 PM

 

Double Trouble - Onyx

Dr. R. Patel

5:00 PM

 

World of Hurt After GI Embolization

Dr. Kohi

5:10 PM

 

Misadventures in Embolization: Small Bowel and Groin Pseudoaneurysm

Dr. Yevich

5:20 PM

 

Adjourn

 

 

     

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018

Session IX: Liquid Embolics and Microcatheter Masterclass

Moderators: Drs. Arai and Lewandowski

8:00 AM

 

Around the World of the Microcatheters

Dr. Defreyne

8:10 AM

 

Innovation and Unmet Needs in Microcatheters

Dr. Arai

8:20 AM

 

NBCA Based Agents: Basics and Handling

Dr. Garcia-Monaco

8:30 AM

 

NBCA Based Agents: Lessons Learned (Video Cases)

Dr. Arai

8:40 AM

 

EVOH Liquid Embolics: Basics and Handling

Dr. Morgan

8:50 AM

 

EVOH Liquid Embolics: Lessons Learned (Video Cases)

Dr. Jagadeesan

9:00 AM

 

Alcohol: Excellent Tool,...... in Expert's Hands

Dr. Park

9:10 AM

 

Around the World of Sclerosing Agents

Dr. Rosenberg

9:20 AM

 

Lipiodol: Mechanism of Action

Dr. Miyayama

9:30 AM

 

New Liquid Agents Soon to Come (Hopefully...) 

Dr. Sapoval

9:40 AM

 

Masterclass: Liquid Agents and Microcatheters

Drs. Arai, Sapoval and Sze

       

10:00 AM

 

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

 
       

Session X: Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC Part II of II)

Moderators: Drs. Chung and Salem

10:30 AM

 

Tumor Blood Supply and Angioarchitecture of HCC: Implications for Selection of Intra-Arterial Options

Dr. Chung

10:40 AM

 

Ultraselective TACE Guided by Advanced Imaging Technology

Dr. Miyayama

10:50 AM

 

Combination of TACE and Ablation Therapy

Dr. Guimaraes

11:00 AM

 

Management of Arterio-Venous and Arterio-Portal Shunts

Dr. Tanaka

11:10 AM

 

Portal Vein Invasion: How to Manage

Dr. E. Kim

11:20 AM

 

Radiation Segmentectomy: Rational and Outcome

Dr. Toskich

   

Expert Opinion: cTACE, DebTACE, Y90 and Bland Embolization: How Do I Decide?

11:30 AM

 

-Expert 1

Dr. E. Kim

11:40 AM

 

-Expert 2

Dr. Soulen

11:50 AM

 

Crossing the 1000-Patient Milestone of Y90 for HCC: Challenges, Evolution and Results

Dr. Salem

       

12:00 PM

 

Lunch, Industry Sessions and Visit Exhibits

 
       

Session XI: Liver Metastases

Moderators: Drs. Narayanan and Sze

1:30 PM

 

MSI, KRAS, Other Genomic Markers That Impact Image-Guided Interventions

Dr. Pereira

1:40 PM

 

Update on Medical Therapy for mCRC: Current Guidelines

Dr. Cressman

1:50 PM

 

Trials for TARE: Pull it All Together

Dr. Sze

2:00 PM

 

Ablation: Update on Technology and Outcomes

Dr. D'Souza

2:10 PM

 

What Are the Real Results of DEBIRI?

Dr. Narayanan

2:20 PM

 

How Does Right Colon Differ From Left Colon?

Dr. Young

2:30 PM

 

Immunotherapy for mCRC: Emerging Data

Dr. Cressman

2:40 PM

 

How Should the Next mCRC Trial Look

Dr. Pereira

2:50 PM

 

Portal Vein Embolization for Liver Regeneration: Technique and Evidence

Dr. R. Patel

3:00 PM

 

Liver Directed Therapy for Neuroendocrine Tumors: Best Practice

Dr. Kaufman

3:10 PM

 

Neuroendocrine Tumors: New Treatments and Trials

Dr. Soulen

3:20 PM

 

Is There a Role for Arterial Chemotherapy Infusion in the Management of Liver Metastases and Pancreatic Tumors?

Dr. Tanaka

       

3:30 PM

 

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

 
       
       

Session XII: Trauma

Moderators: Drs. Guimaraes and Kobeiter

4:00 PM

 

Place of Splenic Artery Embolization in the Treatment Algorithm of Splenic Trauma

Dr. Gasparetto

4:10 PM

 

Splenic Volume and Function Are Not Altered by Posttraumatic Coil-Embolization 

Dr. R. Patel

4:20 PM

 

Liver Trauma: Outcome of Endovascular Treatment

Dr. Guimaraes

4:30 PM

 

Debate: Unstable Pelvic Fractures: Surgical Fixation First

Dr. Pust

4:35 PM

 

Debate: Unstable Pelvic Fractures: Embolization First

Dr. Darcy

4:40 PM

 

Embolotherapy for Thoracic Traumatic Injuries

Dr. P. Patel

4:50 PM

 

Management of Acute Post Traumatic Occlusion of the Renal Artery

Dr. Angle

5:00 PM

 

Embolization of Trauma Using Radial Approach

Dr. J. Lee

5:10 PM

 

Peripheral Embolization Using Glue in Trauma Patients

Dr. Jae

5:20 PM

 

REBOA Method and Results

Dr. Maleux

5:30 PM

 

Adjourn

 
       

 

     

SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018

Session XIII: Endoleak and Visceral Aneurysms

Moderators: Dr. Benenati

8:00 AM

 

Visceral Aneurysms – When to Treat?

Dr. Abada

8:10 AM

 

Visceral Aneurysms – Endovascular Options

Dr. P. Patel

8:20 AM

 

Management of Visceral Aneurysms: Results and Complications

Dr. Luo

8:30 AM

 

Complex Renal Aneurysms: When and How?

Dr. Benenati

8:40 AM

 

Management of Aneurysms in Patients With Perivascular Infection

Dr. Chavan

8:50 AM

 

Pancreatic Duodenal Aneurysm Visceral Aneurysms – Classic Misdiagnoses

Dr. Sapoval

9:00 AM

 

Endoleak and Sac Expansion: New Classification

Dr. Rosenberg

9:10 AM

 

Endoleaks – Type 1 and 3: When and How to Embolize?

Dr. Kobeiter

9:20 AM

 

Endoleaks – Type 2 Endoleaks: The Latest Recommendations, Tips and Tricks

Dr. Chavan

9:30 AM

 

Endoleaks – Gutters and Chimneys: When and How to Treat Leaks

Dr. Kobeiter

9:40 AM

 

Preoperative Inferior Mesenteric Artery Embolization: A Valid Method to Reduce the Rate of Type II Endoleak After EVAR

Dr. Benenati

9:50 AM

 

Panel Discussion

Drs. Abada, Chavan, Kobeiter, Luo, P. Patel, Rosenberg and Sapoval

       

10:00 AM

 

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

 
       

Session XIV: BRTO & Portal Hypertension

Moderators: Drs. Arslan and Saad

10:30 AM

 

Role of Trans-Splenic Interventions in Portal Hypertension: When & How?

Dr. Salem

10:40 AM

 

Debate: Variceal Bleeding -TIPS Alone

Dr. Sun

10:45 AM

 

Debate: Variceal Bleeding -TTIPS+Variceal Embolization

Dr. Kaufman

10:50 AM

 

Management of Stomal and Small Bowel Varices

Dr. Saad

11:00 AM

 

Management of Hepatic Encephalopathy Related to Spontaneous Portosystemic Shunts

Dr. Tsauo

11:10 AM

 

BRTO: When & How?

Dr. Kiyosue

11:20 AM

 

Modified BRTO (Parto, Carto,...) Techniques

Dr. Yoon

11:30 AM

 

PARTO: Front loading vs. Backloading of the plug

Dr. Saad

11:35 AM

 

BRTO: When to Combine With Splenic Embolization

Dr. Arslan

11:45 AM

 

Techniques & Outcomes of Splenic Embolization for Hypersplenism / Portal Hypertension

Dr. Turba

11:55 AM

 

Panel Discussion

Drs. Kaufman, Kiyosue, Salem, Sun, Tsauo, Turba and Yoon

12:00 PM

 

Adjourn

 

PARALLEL SESSIONS

 

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018

Parallel Session I: Bone

Moderators: Drs. Ahrar and Jennings

10:30 AM

 

Pre-Operative Embolization of Bone Metastases: Technique and Results

Dr. Funaki

10:40 AM

 

Palliation of Painful Bone Metastases: Embolization, Ablation or Combination

Dr. Yevich

10:50 AM

 

Ablation of Bone Metastases for Local Control

Dr. Jennings

11:00 AM

 

Embolization of Aneurysmal Bone Cysts and Giant Cell Tumors

Dr. Yevich

11:10 AM

 

Spinal Embolization: How to Do it Safely?

Dr. Ahrar

11:20 AM

 

Percutaneous Stabilization Techniques

Dr. Jennings

11:30 AM

 

Parallel Session Concludes

 
       

Parallel Session II: Imaging

Moderators: Drs. Abi-Jaoudeh and Meyer

4:00 PM

 

CBCT - General Introduction

Dr. Chung

4:10 PM

 

CBCT and Contrast Administration

Dr. Sze

4:20 PM

 

Techniques Beyond the Standard Workflows (Advanced 2D Roadmap Techniques, 3D Roadmap, C-Arm Adjustment, CBCT Control Scan, Collimated CBCT)

Dr. Meyer

4:30 PM

 

Scientific Evidence for CBCT in Embolization (Literature Review, Feeder and Lesion Detection, Procedural Impact)

Dr. Abi-Jaoudeh

4:40 PM

 

Workflow Solutions for Embolization Guidance

Dr. Sapoval

4:50 PM

 

Image Fusion Techniques (2D-3D-Fusion, 3D-3D-Fusion, Value of Fused Data, Typical Cases)

Dr. Meyer

5:00 PM

 

Scientific Evidence for Guidance and Fusion in Embolization

Dr. Angle

5:10 PM

 

Image-Based Outcome Assessment

Dr. Pellerin

5:20 PM

 

Radiation Exposure in CBCT Absolute Numbers, Comparison to DSA, Techniques to Save Radiation in CBCT

Dr. Kobeiter

5:30 PM

 

Parallel Session Concludes

 

 

     

FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018

       

Parallel Session III: Lymphangiography and Lymphatic Interventions

 

Moderators: Drs. Itkin and Majdalany

10:30 AM

 

Lymphatic Anatomy and Physiology

Dr. Maleux

10:40 AM

 

Lymphatic Imaging Techniques and Approaches

Dr. Majdalany

10:50 AM

 

Liver lymphatic imaging and Interventions

Dr. Itkin

11:00 AM

 

Treatment of Pulmonary Lymphatic Disorders (Adults and Kids)

Dr. Majdalany

11:10 AM

 

Interstitial Lymphatic Embolization: Chylous Ascites and Lymphocele

Dr. Itkin

11:20 AM

 

Panel Discussion

Dr. Maleux

11:30 AM

 

Parallel Session Concludes

 

Parallel Session IV: Variceal and Pelvic Congestion

Moderators: Drs. Garcia-Monaco and Machan

1:30 PM

 

Anatomy and Physiology of Male and Female Varicocele

Dr. Garcia-Monaco

1:40 PM

 

Embolization Technique - Femoral vs Jugular Access. Coils, Plugs, Sclerosants or Glue?

Dr. Defreyne

1:50 PM

 

Embolization for Symptomatic Varicoceles. Patient Selection and Outcomes Including Adolescent

Dr. Gandhi

2:00 PM

 

Scrotal Ultrasound Before and After Embolization

Dr. Machan

2:05 PM

 

There is a Role for Varicocele Treatment in Infertility. New Measures of Semen Analysis and the Implications for Varicocele Treatment

Dr. Smith

2:15 PM

 

Technical Tips and Difficult Cases in Male Varicocele

Dr. Machan

2:20 PM

 

Chronic Pelvic Pain – A Clinician’s Perspective Including Evidence for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

Dr. Learman

2:30 PM

 

Embolization Technique: Tips & Tricks in Complex Cases

Dr. Loffroy

2:40 PM

 

Pelvic Congestion Embolization: Clinical Outcomes and Managing Recurrence

Dr. Cynamon

2:50 PM

 

Nutcracker and May–Thurner Syndromes.  When is it Necessary to Treat?

Dr. Sze

3:00 PM

 

How to Build a Male and Female Varicocele Embolization Practice

Dr. Smith

3:10 PM

 

Parallel Session Concludes

 
       

3:30 PM

 

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

 
       

Parallel Session V: Renal Interventions (Kidney (Oncology and Non-Oncology))

Moderators: Drs. Angle and Yoon

4:00 PM

 

Management of Hemorrhagic Complications After Partial Nephrectomy

Dr. Pellerin

4:10 PM

 

Transarterial Nephrectomy as an Alternative to Surgical Nephrectomy

Dr. Yoon

4:20 PM

 

Thermal Ablation for Renal Cell Carcinoma: Technique and Evidence

Dr. Kothary

4:30 PM

 

Role of Embolization Prior to Ablation of Renal Cell Carcinoma

Dr. Ahrar

4:40 PM

 

Management of Renal Angiomyolipomas

Dr. Loffroy

4:50 PM

 

Management of Complex Renal AVM

Dr. Do

5:00 PM

 

Ureteral Embolization for Management of Urinary Fistulas 

Dr. Angle

5:10 PM

 

Debate: Small RCC: Nephron Sparing Surgery First

Dr. Gonzalgo

5:15 PM

 

Debate: Small RCC: Ablation First

Dr. J. Lee

5:20 PM

 

Panel Discussion

Drs. Ahrar, Angle, Do, Gangi, Kothary, J. Lee, Loffroy and Pellerin

5:30 PM

 

Adjourn

 

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018

       
       

Parallel Session VI: M & M Case Presentations (Part II of II)

Moderators: Drs. Sabharwal and Siskin

8:00 AM

 

Celiac Trunk Adventure!

Dr. Bilhim

8:10 AM

 

Dangers of Lymphatic Embolization - Part I

Dr. Itkin

8:20 AM

 

Dangers of Lymphatic Embolization - Part II

Dr. Itkin

8:30 AM

 

Case of Major Complication After Ethanol Injection of Foot AVM

Dr. Benenati

8:40 AM

 

Non-Target Embolization of Glue (NBCA) During PVE: Lessons Learned and a Good Save

Dr. Saad

8:50 AM

 

Complication of Treatment for MAL Syndrome

Dr. Smith

9:00 AM

 

Arterial Ischemic Complication After Venous Malformation Sclerosis With Foam

Dr. Urbano

9:10 AM

 

Complication After UAE

Dr. Siskin

9:20 AM

 

PARTO Is Not Always Safe

Dr. Yoon

9:30 AM

 

Parallel Session Concludes

 

Parallel Session VII: Gastric Embolization for Weight Loss (Bariatric Embolization) 

 

Moderators: Drs. Leslie and Weiss

10:30 AM

 

Obesity: Scope of Disease and Medical Management

Dr. Weiss

10:40 AM

 

Surgical Management of Obesity: Gastric Bypass and Beyond

Dr. Leslie

10:50 AM

 

Role of Interventional Gastroenterologists in Endoscopic Obesity Management

Dr. Girotra

11:00 AM

 

Gastric Artery Embolization: Rationale

Dr. Sapoval

11:10 AM

 

Gastric Artery Embolization: Results of the First Chinese Experience

Dr. Teng

11:20 AM

 

Bariatric Embolization: Are We There Yet?

Dr. Weiss

11:30 AM

 

Parallel Session Concludes

 
       

Parallel Session VIII: PAE Clinical Forum

Moderators: Drs. Carnevale and Golzarian

1:30 PM

 

BPH Basics: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology

Dr. Gomez

1:40 PM

 

BPH Basics: Symptoms and Differentials

Dr. Bilhim

1:50 PM

 

BPH Basics: Current Medical Treatment

Dr. Gomez

2:00 PM

 

BPH Basics: Around the World of Surgical Management

Dr. Gomez

2:10 PM

 

Complications Post Surgery of BPH

Dr. Hacking

2:20 PM

 

Urodynamics Tests – Principles and Guidelines

Dr. Gomez

2:30 PM

 

PAE: Rational

Dr. Carnevale

2:40 PM

 

Patient Work Up and Peri-Procedural Management for PAE – Basics

Dr. Sapoval

2:50 PM

 

Who is an Ideal Candidate?

Dr. Golzarian

3:00 PM

 

PAE in BPH – Current Evidence – 2018 Update

Dr. Salem

3:10 PM

 

What Rope Registry Adds to the Evidence 

Dr. Hacking

3:20 PM

 

How to Consult the Patient (Pre-Recorded Video)

Dr. Bhatia

       

3:30 PM

 

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

 
       

Parallel Session IX: PAE Anatomy and Angioclub

Moderators: Drs. Bhatia and Sapoval

4:00 PM

 

Prostate Arterial Anatomy - Essentials

Dr. Bilhim

4:15 PM

 

PAE: Step by Step Technical Pearls

Dr. Golzarian

4:30 PM

 

Case-Based: Prostate Vascular Anatomy 360

Dr. Bhatia

5:00 PM

 

Case-Based: PAE Technical Tips

Dr. Carnevale

5:30 PM

 

Parallel Session Concludes

 

SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018

       

Parallel Session X: PAE Technical Forum

Moderators: Drs. Bilhim and Hacking

8:00 AM

 

Pre PAE Imaging Protocols: CTA

Dr. Bilhim

8:10 AM

 

Radial vs. Femoral Access for PAE

Dr. Isaacson

8:20 AM

 

How to Do and Interpret CBCT Pre-Embolization

Dr. Salem

8:30 AM

 

How to Navigate the Carnevale Classification

Dr. Carnevale

8:40 AM

 

How to Navigate the PARIS Classification of PA Division

Dr. Sapoval

8:50 AM

 

Catheters, Microcatheters and Wires for PAE

Dr. Rampoldi

9:00 AM

 

How to Manage Dangerous Collaterals

Dr. Sapoval

9:10 AM

 

PAE Practice Building

Dr. Isaacson

9:20 AM

 

PAE and Erectile Function

Drs. Bhatia and Sapoval

9:30 AM

 

What to Expect and How to Manage Symptoms After PAE

Dr. Rampoldi

9:40 AM

 

Embolization for Hematuria from Bladder and Prostatic Cancer

Dr. Shin

9:50 AM

 

PAE to Help Manage Prostate Cancer: Possible Adjunctive Role

Dr. Bhatia 

       

10:00 AM

 

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

 
       

Parallel Session XI: PAE: Current Results and Future Studies (Meet the Experts: Panel Discussion)

Moderators: Drs. Golzarian and Sapoval

10:30 AM

 

Open Discussion: Practice Building, Material Choice, Radial versus Femoral, Management After Embolization...

Panel: Drs. Bhatia, Bilhim, Carnevale, Hacking, Isaacson, Rampoldi and Salem

12:00 PM

 

Parallel Session Concludes

 
       

CASE-BASED SESSIONS

 

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018

       

Case-Based Discussion Session I

10:30 AM

 

Women's Health

Drs. Cynamon and D'Souza

5:00 PM

 

Portal Vein Embolization

Drs. Guiu and Sugawara

6:00 PM

 

Adjourn

 

FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018

       

Case-Based Discussion Session II

8:00 AM

 

Neuroendocrine and Liver Mets

Drs. Soulen and Sun

1:30 PM

 

Pulmonary AVM and Bronchial Embolozation

Drs. R. Patel and Sabharwal

2:30 PM

 

Complex Vascular Malformation

Drs. Jagadeesan and Vernhet-Kovascik

5:00 PM

 

Complex Ablation

Drs. Abi-Jaoudeh and Cressman

6:00 PM

 

Adjourn

 

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018

       

Case-Based Discussion Session III

1:30 PM

 

Trauma

Dr. Abada

2:30 PM

 

Visceral Aneurysms

Drs. P. Patel and Turba

5:00 PM

 

Complex TACE and Radioembolization

Drs. E. Kim and Lewandowski

6:00 PM

 

Case-Based Discussion Session Concludes

 
       

HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS

 

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018

       

Hands-On Workshop

10:30 AM -

11:30 AM

 

Radial Access I

Drs. Guimaraes and R. Patel

5:00 PM -

6:00 PM

 

Coils and Plugs I

Drs. Gandhi, Arslan, Benenati and Kohi

6:00 PM

 

Adjourn

 

FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018

       

Hands-On Workshop

10:30 AM -

11:30 AM

 

Coils and Plugs II

Dr. Gandhi, Arslan, Benenati, Guimaraes and Isaacson

5:00 PM -

6:00 PM

 

Imaging

Drs. Abi-Jaoudeh, Kothary, Meyer and Pellerin

6:00 PM

 

Adjourn

 

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018

       

Hands-On Workshop

10:30 AM -

11:30 AM

 

Glue, Liquid Embolics and Sclerotherapy I

Dr. Jagadeesan

5:00 PM -

6:00 PM

 

Ablation

Drs. Gandhi, Abi-Jaoudeh, Ahrar, D'Souza, R. Patel, Rose and Toskich

6:00 PM

 

Adjourn

 

SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018

       

Hands-On Workshop

8:00 AM -

9:00 AM

 

Glue, Liquid Embolics and Sclerotherapy II

Dr. Jagadeesan

10:30 AM -

11:30 AM

 

Radial Access II

Dr. R. Patel

10:50 AM

 

Hands-On Sessions Concludes

 
       

ABSTRACT SESSIONS

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018

Abstract Session I: Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

Moderators: Drs. Del Giudice and Findeiss

2:00 PM

 

Analysis of The Outcomes for Patients with Rebleed Following Mesenteric Angiogram for Acute Lower GI Bleed

 

2:10 PM

 

Coil- versus Glue Embolization of Gastroesophageal Varices in Patients Undergoing TIPSS

Dr. Wolter

2:20 PM

 

Emborrhoid Technique versus HAL-RAR in the Treatment of Chronic Hemorrhoids of II-III Stage

Dr. Zakharchenko

2:30 PM

 

Concepts in Coiling Technique (Framing vs. Filling; Packing Density, Endpoint)

Dr. Osuga

2:40 PM

 

Mid-term Results of Superior Rectal Artery Embolization with Particles and Coils for Hemorrhoidal Bleeding

Dr. Moussa

2:50 PM

 

The Value of CO2-DSA in the Diagnosis of Small Intestinal Bleeding

Dr. Wei

       

Abstract Session II: Portal Hypertension

Moderators: Drs. Kothary and Turba

4:40 PM

 

Balloon-occluded Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration of Gastroduodenal Varices with N-butyl 2-Cyanoacrylate

Dr. Maruno

4:50 PM

 

Comparison of MELD versus MELD-Na Scores as Prognostic Indicators for Mortality in Cirrhotic Patients after TIPS

Dr. M. Patel

5:00 PM

 

PVR-TIPS for Portal Vein Thrombosis: Technical Success, Efficacy & Long Term Patency - Our Experience

Dr. Gadani

5:10 PM

 

In-vitro Evaluation of N-Butyl Cyanoacrylate / Iodized Oil Mixtures for Lymphatic Interventions

Dr. Pieper

5:20 PM

 

Prophylactic Preoperative TIPS Creation in Cirrhotic Patients Undergoing Abdominal Surgery

Dr. M. Patel

       

FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018

Abstract Session III: Interventional Oncology I

Moderators: Drs. Saddekni and Zwiebel

10:30 AM

 

Effectiveness and Safety of Combined Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization and Partial Splenic Embolization

Dr. Inmutto

10:40 AM

 

First-in-man Robot-assisted Trans-arterial Chemoembolization for Treatment of Colon Rectal Cancer Hepatic Metastases

Dr. Del Giudice

10:50 AM

 

Management of Intermediate Stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Dr. Deguchi

11:00 AM

 

TACE with 70-150 um Radiopaque Drug-Eluting Beads in Treatment Naive HCC: Single Center Short-term Safety and Efficacy

Dr. Kwon

11:10 AM

 

Transarterial Chemoembolization of Hepatocellular Carcinoma with 40-micron Drug Eluting Beads, a Real World Study

Dr. Pallan

11:20 AM

 

Using T-ACE Beads for Embolization Therapy of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: First-in-human Phase I Study

Dr. Y. Liu

11:30 AM

 

DEB-TACE is Equally Efficient and Safe in Liver Cancer Patients with Different Times of Previous cTACE Treatment

Dr. J-H Sun

11:40 AM

 

Transarterial Chemoembolization Using Drug-eluting Bead (Tandem) for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Dr. Cheng

11:50 AM

 

Combined Treatment for Colorectal Liver Metastases: Selective TACE with Irinotecan-loaded 40 µm Microspheres and Chemoembolization

Dr. Tanaka

       

Abstract Session IV: Preclinical/New Devices/Laboratory Science

Moderators: Drs. Nelson and Sterling

1:30 PM

 

A Histopathological Comparison for Multi-Modal Imageable Microspheres versus Embosphere

Dr. Abraham

1:40 PM

 

A Novel Aqueous Liquid Hydrogel Embolic for Tumor Applications: Demonstration of Embolization Performance

Dr. Ganguli

1:50 PM

 

A Novel Aqueous Liquid Hydrogel: Applications as a Peripheral Vascular Embolic

Dr. Ganguli

2:00 PM

 

Assessment of Irinotecan Loading and Releasing Characteristics of a Novel Drug-eluting Microsphere In Vitro

Dr. Sha

2:10 PM

 

Biocompatibility of a New Kind of Polyvinyl Alcohol Embolic Microspheres: In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation

Dr. Sun

2:20 PM

 

In Vitreo Evaluation of a New Microsphere

Dr. Sha

2:30 PM

 

In Vitro Evaluation of Irinotecan Loaded Bioresorbable Microspheres for Arterial Chemoembolization

Dr. Pan

2:40 PM

 

Inherently X-ray Visibile Narrow-size Calibrated Microspheres Compared with Standard Microspheres

Dr. Sommer

2:50 PM

 

Initial Multicentric Experience with a New Liquid Embolic: Report of Five Consecutive Patients

Dr. Kenny

3:00 PM

 

Preliminary Experience with a New Ethylene Vinylacohol Copolymer in Peripheral Intervention

Dr. Chivot

3:10 PM

 

A New Bio-inspired Embolization Agent with a Novel Solidification Mechanism

Dr. Jones

3:20 PM

 

In Vitro Evaluation of Non-Vascular Applications of an EOS Occlusive Device

Dr. Kuetting

       

Abstract Session V: Interventional Oncology II

Moderators: Drs. Lobko and Nutting

4:00 PM

 

Prevention of Hepatobiliary Infection Following Hepatic Embolization in Patients with Prior Biliary Manipulation

Dr. Wang

4:10 PM

 

Treatment Outcomes for Patients Undergoing TACE for HCC Induced by NASH: A Retrospective Comparative Analysis

Dr. Roller

4:20 PM

 

Volumetric Analysis of Iodized Oil Stained Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Microwave Ablation and Chemoembolization

Dr. Voutsinas

4:30 PM

 

Irinotecan Drug Elutin Beads Chemoembolization (DEBIRI) Plus mFolfox6 as Front-line Treatment in Patients 

Dr. Pellerin

4:40 PM

 

Bronchial and Pulmonary Artery Embolization for the Treatment of Hemoptysis Related to Lung Cancer

Dr. El Hajjam

4:50 PM

 

Preoperative Superselective Transarterial Embolization Prior “Off-clamp“ Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy

Dr. Salsano

5:00 PM

 

Rectal Cancer: Preoperative Program Endovascular Radiomodification with the Radiation Therapy

Dr. Zakharchenko

5:10 PM

 

Yttrium-90 Radioembolization in Patients with Hyperbilirubinemia

Dr. Khalaf

5:20 PM

 

Adjourn

 

       

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018

Abstract Session VI: MSK and Miscellaneous

Moderators: Drs. Okuno and Vernhet-Kovascik

9:00 AM

 

Geniculate Artery Embolization for Osteoarthritis-related Knee Pain: Interim Results

Dr. Bagla

9:10 AM

 

First-in-man Robot-assisted Trans-arterial Chemoembolization for Treatment of Colon Rectal Cancer Hepatic Metastases

Dr. Del Giudice

9:20 AM

 

Emergency Endovascular Treatment of Arterial Bleeding During Total Knee or Total Hip Arthroplasty

Dr. Yangi

9:30 AM

 

Transpedal Lymphangiography for Treatment of Therapy-refractory Lymphatic Leakage After Surgery of the Lower Extremity

Dr. Sommer

9:40 AM

 

Percutaneous Translumbar CT-guided Embolization of Type II Endoleak: Medium and Long Term Results

Dr. Guzzardi

9:50 AM

 

First Experiences with a New Vascular Occlusion Device: Endoluminal Occlusion

Dr. The

       

Abstract Session VII: Vascular Malformation and Venous Intervention

Moderator: Drs. Cumming and Tannoury

10:30 AM

 

Endovascular Vein Approach & Direct Puncture Retrograde Vein Approach Curative AVM Treatment: A New Unreported Technique

Dr. Yakes

10:40 AM

 

Retrograde Vein Approach with Single Outflow Vein for Ablation of Massive Vein Aneurysms - A Curative Treatment Strategy

Dr. Yakes

10:50 AM

 

Treatment of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations with Microvascular Plugs in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

Dr. Ratnani

11:00 AM

 

Patient Satisfaction After Intralesional Bleomycin Injection for Low-Flow Vascular Malformations

Dr. Walker

11:10 AM

 

Diagnosis and Treatment of Hepatic Venous Malformations

Dr. Yakes

11:20 AM

 

Novel “Uncoil Coil” Technique for Varicocele Embolization

Dr. Rostambeigi

11:30 AM

 

Endovascular Transcatheter Embolization of Recurrent Postsurgical Varicocele: Anatomic Reasons for Surgical Failure

Dr. Pyrai

11:40 AM

 

Pelvic Vein Embolization with Ethylene Vinylalcohol Copolymer for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

Dr. Senechal

11:50 AM

 

Embolization Success of Recanalized Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations Using Microvascular Plugs in Patients with HHT

Dr. Koshti

       

Abstract Session VIII: Prostate Artery Embolization

Moderators: Drs. Rampoldi and Shaker

4:50 PM

 

Angiographic Patterns and Results of Prostate Artery Re-embolization for Bothersome LUTS Related to BPH

Dr. Kenny

5:00 PM

 

Clinical Outcomes Following Prostatic Artery Embolization in Patients with Bladder Diverticula

Dr. Stewart

5:10 PM

 

Dyna-CT Guidance, Fluoroscopy Time and Radiation Dose in Bilateral Prostatic Arterial Embolization

Dr. Perazzini

5:20 PM

 

Evaluating the Association of Prostatic Artery Diameter with Prostate Volume and Incidences of Variant Anatomy from CTA

Dr. Gummalla

5:30 PM

 

Evaluation of a Tool for Prostate Artery Path Identification in CTA Images, for Use in Prostate Artery Embolization

Dr. Hall

5:40 PM

 

Prostate Artery Embolization: Midterm Results of Prospective Trial Evaluating PAE for BPH with Prostate Size > 90 cc

Dr. Davis

5:50 PM

 

The influence of Embolic Agent on Outcome After Prostate Artery Embolization: Analysis of the Prospective UK-ROPE Study

Dr. Maclean