Final Program

Annual Meeting and Abstracts | Social Program

1:00 pm-6:00 pm REGISTRATION, Haleakala Gardens
1:00 pm-6:00 pm SPEAKER READY ROOM, Silversword
7:00 pm-9:00 pm NEW MEMBERS / WELCOME RECEPTION, Chapel Lawn
7:00 pm-9:00 pm KIDS & TEENS RECEPTION, Beach Courtyard
+ Samson Resident Prize Essay
* WTSA Member
**Separate Subscription Required
6:00 am SAMSON FUN RUN, Start at Group Check-In Desk
6:30 am-7:50 am BREAKFAST SESSION**, Plumeria

A Balanced Approach to Operative Services Performance Improvement Using Lean Methods
Lynn Martin

7:00 am-8:00 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST, Haleakala 1
7:00 am-11:00 am FAMILY HOSPITALITY, Hibiscus
7:00 am-8:00 am Continental Breakfast Served
8:00 am-10:00 am Full Breakfast Served
10:00 am-11:00 am Snacks & Beverages Served
7:00 am-12:00 pm REGISTRATION, Haleakala Gardens
7:00 am-12:00 pm SPEAKER READY ROOM, Silversword
7:00 am-12:00 pm EXHIBITS, Haleakala 1
8:00 am-9:00 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION I, Haleakala 4 & 5
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Robbin R. Cohen
Robert C. Robbins
1. Hybrid Proximal Surgery plus Adjunctive Retrograde Endovascular Repair in Acute DeBakey Type I Dissection: Superior Outcomes to Conventional Surgical Repair
Sophie C. Hofferberth1, Andrew E. Newcomb1, Zain Khalpey2, Michael Y. Yii1, Kelvin K. Yap3, Peter T. Foley3, Alexander Rosalion1, Ian K. Nixon1, Peter J. Mossop3
1St. Vincent's Hospital, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Melbourne, Australia; 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Boston, MA; 3St. Vincent's Hospital, Department of Medical Imaging, Melbourne, Australia
2. Impact of T Status and N Status on Outcomes after Thoracoscopic Lobectomy for Lung Cancer
Nestor Villamizar, Marcus Darrabie, Jennifer Hanna, Mark Onaitis, David Harpole, Betty Tong, Thomas D'Amico, Mark Berry
Duke University, Durham, NC
3. Contemporary Patterns of Surgery and Outcomes for Aortic Coarctation
*Ross M. Ungerleider1, *Karl F. Welke2, Yoshio Ootaki1, Sara Pasquali3, Jeff Jacobs4, Derek Williams1, Michael Quartermain1
1Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC; 2Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA; 3Duke University, Durham, NC; 4All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL
9:10 am-9:55 am PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS, Haleakala 4 & 5
Introduced By: John C. Chen

Change You Can Count On
Robert C. Robbins

9:55 am-10:20 am COFFEE BREAK, VISIT EXHIBITS, Haleakala 1
10:00 am-11:00 am SPOUSE FORUM SESSION, Plumeria
Having the Relationships You Want: Understanding the Psychology of Relationships
Jaime Ungerleider
10:20 am-11:40 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION II, Haleakala 4 & 5 (10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Michael P. Fischbein
Mark T. Metzdorff
4. Early Outcome of Folding Mitral Valve Repair Technique Without Resection for Mitral Valve Prolapse
Hiroyuki Tsukui, Nobuhiro Umehara, Hiroyuki Saito, Satoshi Saito, Kenji Yamazaki
Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
5. Contemporary Experience with Aortic Valve Replacement in Children
Muhammad S. Khan, Andres X. Samayoa, Christopher J. Petit, Charles D. Fraser, Jr.
Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
+6. Graft Survival is Improved Following Reduction in Panel Reactive Antibody Levels Before Heart Transplant: A Propensity-Matched Analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing Database
Justin M. Schaffer, Steve K. Singh, *Bruce A. Reitz, Philip E. Oyer, *Robert C. Robbins, *Hari R. Mallidi
Stanford Hospitals and Clinics, Stanford, CA
+7. Surgical Treatment of a Second Metachronous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Masatsugu Hamaji1, K. Robert Shen2, Stephen D. Cassivi2, Mark S. Allen2, Francis C. Nichols2, Claude Deschamps2, Dennis A. Wigle2
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
11:40 am-12:30 pm CONTROVERSIES IN THORACIC SURGERY, Haleakala 4 & 5

General Thoracic Surgery Is Best Taught in an I6 Program
Moderator: John D. Mitchell
Pro: Michael S. Mulligan
Con: Joseph B. Shrager

12:30 pm INVITED GUEST SPEAKER, Haleakala 4 & 5
Leading When Change Counts
Mark Emmert, NCAA President
1:30 pm ADJOURN
1:30 pm-4:30 pm KAYAK & SNORKEL TOUR**
1:45pm-5:00 pm OCEAN CRUISE TOUR**
6:30 pm-10:00 pm LUAU THEME DINNER, Molokini Garden
+ Samson Resident Prize Essay
* WTSA Member
**Separate Subscription Required
FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
6:00 am-12:00 pm REGISTRATION, Haleakala Gardens
6:00 am-12:00 pm SPEAKER READY ROOM, Silversword
6:30 am-7:50 am BREAKFAST SESSION**, Plumeria

How to Set Up a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Program
Michael J. Mack

7:00 am-11:00 am FAMILY HOSPITALITY, Hibiscus
7:00 am-8:00 am Continental Breakfast Served
8:00 am-10:00 am Full Breakfast Served
10:00 am-11:00 am Snacks & Beverages Served
7:30 am-12:00 pm EXHIBITS, Haleakala 1
8:00 am-8:50 am POSTGRADUATE COURSE, Haleakala 4 & 5

Sponsored by: White Memorial Medical Center and Foundation – Lyman A. Brewer, III, Fund

Paging Dr. Moore, STAT
Arnold Milstein

Stanford University, San Francisco, CA

8:50 am-10:30 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION III, Haleakala 4 & 5
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: John C. Chen
Gordon A. Cohen
+8. Routine Left Atrial Appendage Ligation in All Open Heart Surgery to Prevent Postoperative Cerebrovascular Accident
Ryan Kim1, Norbert Baumgartner2, John Clements1
1Synergy Medical Education Alliance, Saginaw, MI; 2Michigan CardioVascular Institute, Saginaw, MI
9. Surgical and Neurological Outcomes After Left Thoracocscopic Robot-enhanced Thymectomy In 100 Consecutive Myasthenia Gravis Patients
Giuseppe Marulli1, Marco Schiavon1, Francesco Di Chiara1, Antonella Bugana1, Alessandro Rebusso1, Egle Perissinotto2, Fiorella Calabrese3, Federico Rea1
1Thoracic Surgery - University of Padova, Padova, Italy; 2Biostatistics - University of Padova, Padova, Italy; 3 Pathology - University of Padova, Padova, Italy
10. Prioritization of Quality Improvement In Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Pirooz Eghtesady1, Anoop K. Brar1, Matthew Hall2
1Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO; 2Child Health Corporation of America, Shawnee Mission, KS
11. Ambulatory ECMO and Artificial Lung Technology as a Bridge to Pulmonary Transplant
*Charles Hoopes1, *Jasleen Kukreja2
1University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; 2University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
12. A Prospective Study of Growth and Rupture Risk of Small-to-Moderate Size Ascending Aortic Aneurysms
Sarah Geisbuesch, Angelina Stefanovic, Deborah Schray, Irina Oyfe, Hung-Mo Lin, Gabriele Di Luozzo, *Randall B Griepp
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
10:30 am-11:00 am COFFEE BREAK, VISIT EXHIBITS, Haleakala 1
11:00 am-12:00 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV, Haleakala 4 & 5
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: John D. Mitchell
Anthony P. Furnary
13. Effect of Cytokine Hemoadsorption on Brain-Death Induced Ventricular Dysfunction in a Porcine Model
Krasimira M. Mikhova1, Krystal M. Jones1, Michael LaFlamme1, John A. Kellum2, *Michael S. Mulligan1, *Edward D. Verrier1, David G. Rabkin1
1University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA; 2University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
+14. The Use of Routine CT Surveillance in the Follow-up Care of Early Stage Lung Cancer Survivors
Feiran Lou, Peter Bach, Valerie W. Rusch, James Huang
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
+15. Quantitative Evaluation of Change in Co-Existent Mitral Regurgitation After Aortic Valve Replacement
David J. Kaczorowski, Jessica L. Howard, John W. MacArthur, Dale Kobrin, Y. Joseph Woo
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
12:00 pm ADJOURN
1:00 pm GOLF TOURNAMENT**, Wailea Gold Course, Wailea Golf Club
1:30 pm TENNIS TOURNAMENT**, Wailea Tennis Club
+ Samson Resident Prize Essay
* WTSA Member
**Separate Subscription Required
6:00 am-11:30 am SPEAKER READY ROOM, Silversword
6:00 am-12:00 pm REGISTRATION, Haleakala Gardens
6:30 am-7:30 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST, Haleakala 1
6:30 am-10:30 am EXHIBITS, Haleakala 1
7:00 am-8:45 am CONCURRENT FORUMS
(5 minutes presentation, 3 minutes discussion)
ADULT CARDIAC, Haleakala 4 & 5
Moderators: David A. Fullerton
J. Scott Millikan
CF1. Current Outcomes of Isolated Reoperative CABG in the United States: Analysis of the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database
Ravi K. Ghanta1, Shubin Sheng2, Sary F. Aranki1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Outcomes Research and Assessment Group Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC
CF2. One Thousand Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Operations Over a 15-Year Time Period: Early and Late Results
R. Scott McClure, Leonidas V. Athanasopoulos, Michael J. Davidson, Gregory S. Couper, Siobhan McGurk, Zain Khalpey, Tsuyoshi Kaneko, Puja Gaur, *Lawrence H. Cohn
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
CF3. Plasma Biomarkers for Distinguishing Etiological Subtypes of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Disease
*John S. Ikonomidis1, Charlotte R. Ivey1, Jason B. Wheeler1, Adam W. Akerman1, Allison Rice1, Risha K. Patel1, Robert E. Stroud1, Asad A .Shah2, Chad G. Hughes2, Giovanni Ferrari3, Jeffrey A. Jones1
1Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC;2Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC;3University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
CF4. Imaging of Vascular Remodeling Following Simulated Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair
Sarah Geisbuesch, Deborah Schray, Moritz S. Bischoff, Hung-Mo Lin, Gabriele Di Luozzo, *Randall B. Griepp
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
CF5. Incremental Risk of Cox-Maze IV Procedure for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Mitral Valve Disease Undergoing Mitral Valve Surgery
Lindsey Saint, Hersh Maniar, Ralph Damiano, Jr., Marc Moon, Michael Pasque, Scott Silvestry, Phillip Cuculich, Tracey Guthrie, Jennifer Lawton
Washington University, Saint Louis, MO
CF6. Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Trends and Outcomes in North America Including Stand Alone Procedures on and Off Bypass
Niv Ad1, Rakesh M. Suri2, Shubin Sheng3, Linda Henry1, James S. Gammie4
1Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA; 2Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 3Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC; 4Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
CF7. Atorvastatin Increases Oxidative Stress and Modulates Angiogenesis in a Porcine Model of Metabolic Syndrome
Nassrene Y. Elmadhun, Antonio D. Lassaletta, Louis M. Chu, Jun Feng, Yuhong Liu, Frank W. Sellke
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Research Center, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI
CF8. Pulmonary Hypertension Is Associated with Worse Early and Late Outcomes after Aortic Valve Replacement: Implications for TAVR
Eric E. Roselli, Anas Abdel Azim, Penny L. Houghtaling, Wael A. Jaber, Eugene H. Blackstone
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
CF9. Radiation Induces Osteogenesis in Human Aortic Valve Interstitial Cells
Nicole A. Nadlonek, *Michael J. Weyant, Riad Safadi, Jessica A. Yu, Marshall T. Bell, Lihua Ao, *Joseph C. Cleveland, Jr., T. Brett Reece, Xianzhong Meng, *David A. Fullerton
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
CF10. Post-Cardiac Transplant Survival in the Current Era in Patients Receiving Continuous-Flow LVADs
Forum Kamdar, Kenneth Liao, Peter Eckman, Monica Colvin-Adams, Sara Shumway, Ranjit John
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
CF11. Mathematically-Engineered Stromal Cell-derived Factor 1alpha Stem Cell Cytokine Analogue Enhances Mechanical Properties of Infarcted Myocardium
John W MacArthur, Jr., Alen Trubelja, David P Beason, William Hiesinger, Pavan Atluri, Y. Joseph Woo
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
CF12. Reliability of Porcine vs. Pericardial Bioprosthetic Valves
*Anthony P. Furnary1, *Gary L. Grunkemeier2, YingXing Wu2, Lian Wang2, *Albert Starr3
1Starr-Wood Cardiac Surgery Group, St. Vincent Hospital & Medical Center, Portland, OR; 2Medical Data Research Center, Providence Health & Services, Portland, OR; 3Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
CF13. Propensity Score Adjusted Comparison of Minimally Invasive Versus Sternotomy Approaches to Isolated Mitral Valve Repair
Andrew B. Goldstone, Pavan Atluri, Wilson Y. Szeto, Robert C. Gorman, Joseph H. Gorman, III, Alberto Pochettino, Joseph E. Bavaria, Michael A. Acker, W Clark Hargove, III, Y. Joseph Woo
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Moderators: Sean C. Grondin
Paul H. Schipper
CF14. Gender is an Independent Predictor of Morbidity and Mortality After Lung Cancer Resection: Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons' (STS) General Thoracic Database
Betty C. Tong1, Andrzej S. Kosinski1, William R. Burfeind, Jr.2, Mark W. Onaitis1, Matthew G. Hartwig1, Mark F. Berry1, David H. Harpole, Jr.1, Thomas A. D'Amico1
1Duke University, Durham, NC; 2St. Luke's Health Network, Bethlehem, PA
CF15. Predictors of Morbidity and Mortality After Repair of Giant Paraesophageal Hernias
Nikiforos Ballian, James D. Luketich, Manisha Shende, Daniel Winger, Blair A. Jobe, Benny Weksler, Matthew J. Schuchert, Rodney J. Landreneau, Katie S.. Nason
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
CF16. The Impact of Barrett's Surveillance on Esophageal Preservation, Tumor Stage, and Survival with Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
Kimberly S Grant, *Steven R. DeMeester, Shahin Ayazi, Michael Hermansson, Joerg Zehetner, Daniel Oh, Jeffrey Hagen
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
CF17. The Impact of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy on Tumor pathology, Perioperative Outcomes and Survival in Stage II and III Esophageal Cancer
Sheraz R. Markar, *Donald E. Low
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
CF18. Src Kinase Inhibition Reverses P27/Kip1 Mislocalization and Reduces Growth of Pre-Neoplastic Barrett's Esophagus Cell Lines
Aaron J. Fowler1, Valerie M. Felton1, Amanda L. Richer1, Kimberly M. Paquette2, Nhan L. Tran2, *Ross M. Bremner1, Landon J. Inge1
1Heart and Lung Institute., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ; 2Translation Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, AZ
CF19. Corkscrew Stenosis: Defining and Preventing a New Complication of Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy (PDT)
Jordan V. Jacobs, David A. Hill, *Ross M. Bremner, Richard D. Sue, *Michael A Smith
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
CF20. Minimally Invasive Repair of Pectus Excavatum in Adult Patients: An Early Experience using a Modified Nuss Technique
Marianne V. Merritt1, *Dawn E. Jaroszewski1, Lisa E. McMahon2, Irene T. Ma1, Jesse J. Lackey1, David M. Notrica2
1Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ; 2Pediatric Surgeons of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
CF21. Treatment of Early Stage Lung Cancer in High Risk Patients: Comparison of Prospective Clinical Trials Utilizing Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (RTOG 0236), Sublobar Resection (ACOSOG Z4032), and Radiofrequency Ablation (ACOSOG Z4033)
Traves D. Crabtree1, Varun Puri1, Robert Timmerman2, Jeffrey D. Bradley1, Hiran Fernando3, Paul Decker4, Rebecca Paulus5, Bryan F. Meyers1
1Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO; 2University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX; 3Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA; 4Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 5American College of Radiology, Philadelphia, PA
CF22. Positron Emission Tomography Combined with Diagnostic Chest Computed Tomography Enhances Detection of Regional Cancer Recurrence after Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Stage I Non- Small Cell Lung Cancer
Michael I. Ebright, Gregory A. Russo, Avneesh Gupta, Rathan Subramaniam, Hiran C. Fernando, Lisa A. Kachnic
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
CF23. Lung Reconditioning Ex Vivo with the Novel Vivoline ® System in Clinical Lung Transplantation
Andreas Wallinder1, Sven-Erik Ricksten2, Gerdt Riise3, Martin Silverborn1, Hans Liden1, Christoffer Hansson1, Göran Dellgren4
1Dept Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden; 2Dept Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden; 3Transplant Institute, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden; 4Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
CF24. Intraoperative Hyperthermic Chemotherapy Perfusion for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: A Basic Science Evaluation
*Robert B. Cameron, Dongmei Hou, David Geffen
UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
CF25. Secretory Phospholipase A2 IIa Modulates Growth in KRas Mutant Lung Cancer Cells
Jessica Yu, Howard Li, Xianzhong Meng, *David A. Fullerton, Raphael A. Nemenoff, *John D. Mitchell, *Michael J. Weyant
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
CF26. A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial Evaluating the Optimal Method for Chest Tube Removal
Douglas J. Minnich, *Robert J. Cerfolio, Ayesha S. Bryant
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Moderators: Brian L. Reemtsen
Michael D. McMullan
CF27. Fontan Fenestration Closure is Not Associated with Improved Event-Free Survival
Bartlomiej R. Imielski1, *Ronald K. Woods2, Kathleen A. Mussatto2, Pippa M. Simpson1, Yumei Cao1, James S. Tweddell2
1Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; 2Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
CF28. Two-Ventricle Repairs in the Unbalanced AV Canal Defect Spectrum with Mid-Term Follow-Up
John E. Foker, James M. Berry, Brian A. Harvey, Lee A. Pyles
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
CF29. Surgical Reconstruction of Peripheral Pulmonary Artery Stenosis In Williams And Alagille Syndrome
Mike Monge, *Richard D. Mainwaring, Ahmad Y. Sheikh, Rajesh Punn, V. Mohan Reddy, *Frank L. Hanley
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
CF30. Differential Responses of The Right Ventricle To Abnormal Loading Conditions In Vivo: Possible Pathophysiologic Mechanisms
*Anthony Azakie, Jeffrey Fineman, Youping He
UCSF, San Francisco, CA
CF31. Late Functional Outcome of Atrioventricular Valve and Right Ventricular Outflow Tract in Patients with Tetralogy of Fallot with Atrioventricular Septal Defect: A 20-year Single Center Experience
Yasuhiro Kotani, Devin Chetan, Luc Mertens, John Coles, Christopher Caldarone, Glen Van Arsdell, Osami Honjo
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
CF32. Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Following Infant Cardiac Surgery: Can Intermittent Perfusion Extend the Safe Duration of Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest?
Erica Sood, Julie Simons, Ryan Davies, Christian Pizarro
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE
CF33. Fate of Right Ventricular and Valve Performance Following Early Bidirectional Glenn After Norwood Operation: Impact Of Shunt Strategy Controlled For Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndome Anatomical Subtype
Anastasios C. Polimenakos, Chawki F. El Zein, Michel N. Ilbawi
Rush University Medical Center, Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL
CF34. Contemporary Cost and Mortality of Pediatric ECMO is Lower at Large High Volume Hospitals: An Argument for Regionalization Based on 7.3 Million Cases
Tara Karamlou, Meena Vafaeezadeh, Andrea Parrish, *Karl Welke, *Lester Permut, *Gordon A. Cohen, *Michael McMullan
Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA
CF35. Pulmonary Artery Interventions after Norwood Procedure: Does Type or Position of the Shunt Predict Need for Intervention?
Katja M Gist, Brian A Erickson, Sheri L Crumback, Eleanor L Schuchardt, Megan Morose, Tom Fagan, Cindy S Barrett, *David N Campbell, *Max M Mitchell, *James Jaggers
Children's Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
CF36. Late Outcome of Repair of Congenital Coronary Artery Fistulae - A Word of Caution
Sameh M. Said, Harold M. Burkhart, Hartzell V. Schaff, Heidi M. Connolly, Sabrina D. Phillips, Rakesh M. Suri, Ben Eidem, Joseph A. Dearani
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
CF37. Composite Risk Factors Predict Survival after Transplantation for Congenital Heart Disease
Minoo N. Kavarana, Andrew Savage, Robert O. Connell, Catherine Rubinstein, Jennifer Flynn-Reeves, Kishor Joshi, Martha Stroud, *John S. Ikonomidis, Scott M. Bradley
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
CF38. Is Additional Pulsatile Pulmonary Blood Flow Beneficial to Patientswith Bidirectional Glenn?
Sunita J. Ferns, Chawki ElZein, Kanwar Multani, Imran Sajan, Sujata Subramanian, Anastasios Polimenakos, Michel N. Ilbawi
The Heart Institute for Children, Oak Lawn, IL
CF39. Tricuspid Valve Repair Improves Right Ventricular and Tricuspid Valve Remodeling in Patients with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Shinya Ugaki, Nee Khoo, David Ross, *Ivan Rebeyka, Ian Adatia
Stollery Children's Hospital, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
7:00 am-11:00 am FAMILY HOSPITALITY, Hibiscus
7:00 am-8:00 am Continental Breakfast Served
8:00 am-10:00 am Full Breakfast Served
10:00 am-11:00 am Snacks & Beverages Served
8:45 am-9:30 am COFFEE BREAK, VISIT EXHIBITS, Haleakala 1
9:30 am-11:10 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION V, Haleakala 4 & 5
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Ross M. Bremner
Thomas A. Burdon
16. Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant Home Visit Program
John P. Nabagiez, Masood A. Shariff, Renee A. Aboushi, Igor Borodyansky, Natasha Povar, Kouroush T. Asgarian, William Molloy, Joseph T. McGinn, Jr.
Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
+17. Clinical Predictors of Pathologic Complete Response To Chemoradiotherapy In Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Potential Tool To Stratify Patients To Expectant Observation Versus Surgical Resection
Daniela Molena, Huan H. Sun, Abdul S. Badr, Inderpal S. Sarkaria, Prasad S. Adusumilli, Manjit S. Bains, Valerie W. Rusch, Nabil P. Rizk
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
+18. Tissue-Based Coronary Surgery Simulation: Medical Student Deliberate Practice Can Achieve Equivalency to Senior Surgery Residents
Jamii B. St. Julien, Jonathan C. Nesbitt, Tarek S. Absi, Rashid M. Ahmad, Eric L. Grogan, Jorge M. Balaguer
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
19. Progression of Neoaortic Annulus And Root Diameters And Aortic Regurgitation Following The Modified Ross-Konno Procedure
*Bahaaldin Alsoufi1, Zohair Al-Halees1, Cedric Manlhiot2, Mamdouh Al-Ahmadi1, Majid Al-Fayyadh1, Brian McCrindle2, Bahaa Fadel1
1King Fasial Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 2Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
+20. No Dissection Technique Is Safe For Re-Operative Aortic Valve Replacements With A Patent Left Internal Thoracic Artery Graft
Tsuyoshi Kaneko, Foeke Nauta, Wernard Borstlap, Siobhan McGurk, Puja Gaur, Zain Khalpey, Scott Mcclure, Anne Burgess, James Rawn, *Lawrence H. Cohn
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
11:10 am-12:00 pm C. WALTON LILLEHEI POINT/COUNTERPOINT SESSION, Haleakala 4 & 5

Open Aortic Valve Replacement vs. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the Low-Risk Patient
Moderator: Robert C. Robbins
Open: Anthony P. Furnary
TAVR: William F. Fearon

12:00 pm-12:30 pm ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING (Members Only), Haleakala 4 & 5
12:30 pm-2:00 pm FAMILY LUNCHEON, Haleakala Gardens
7:00 pm-10:00 pm KIDS & TEENS BANQUET, Tsunami
Reception: Haleakala Gardens
Banquet: Haleakala 1
Dress Code: The dress code for the Annual Meeting is Resort Casual. Aloha shirts are fine. Jackets and ties are not required. The President’s Reception and Banquet, too is Resort Casual (for men, Aloha shirts and long pants).
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