Final Program

Annual Meeting and Abstracts | Social Program

Each registration includes access to Wednesday's New Members / Welcome Reception, Thursday's Samson Fun Run and Lewis & Clark Theme Dinner, and Saturday's Family Luncheon and President's Banquet. You may also supplement your Annual Meeting experience with these separate-subscription events: Thursday's Whitewater Rafting Excursion as well as Historical Tour of Coeur d'Alene; the Friday Breakfast Session; and Friday's Golf Tournament and Tennis Tournament.

1:00 pm-6:00 pm REGISTRATION, Conference Center Registration
1:00 pm-6:00 pm SPEAKER READY ROOM, Beauty Bay
7:00 pm-9:00 pm NEW MEMBERS/ WELCOME RECEPTION, Lakeview Terrace
6:00 am SAMSON FUN RUN, Front Plaza
7:00 am-8:00 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST, Bays 4-6
7:00 am-1:30 pm REGISTRATION, Conference Center Registration
7:00 am-12:00 pm SPEAKER READY ROOM, Beauty Bay
7:00 am-12:00 pm EXHIBITS, Bays 4-6
8:00 am-9:00 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION I, Bays 1-3
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: John C. Chen
Robert C. Robbins
1. Total Arch Replacement using Moderate Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest and Selective Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion: Is Deep Hypothermia Essential?
Bradley G. Leshnower, Patrick D. Kilgo, Edward P. Chen
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
DISCUSSANT: Richard C. Richter
+2. Reconstruction of Right Ventricle Outflow Tract in Neonates and Infants using Valved Cryopreserved Femoral Vein Homograft
Ofer Schiller1, Pranava Sinha1, David Zurakowski2, Richard A Jonas1
1Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC; 2Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
DISCUSSANT: Brian L. Reemtsen
3. Pleurectomy and Decortication (PD) for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM) is Associated with Lower Morbidity and Mortality Compared with Extrapleural Pneumonectomy (EPP) Among Participants of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database (STS-GTSD).
Bryan M. Burt1, Nathan M. Mollberg2, *Robert B. Cameron3, Andrzej S. Kosinski4, *Paul H. Schipper5, *Joseph B. Shrager1, Wickii T. Vigneswaran6
1Stanford University, Stanford, CA; 2University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA; 3David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; 4Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; 5Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR; 6University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
DISCUSSANT: Douglas E. Wood
9:10 am-9:55 am PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS, Bays 1-3
Introduced By: Thomas A. Burdon

Winning the HITECH Challenge
John C. Chen

9:55 am-10:20 am COFFEE BREAK, VISIT EXHIBITS & POSTERS, Bays 4-6
10:20 am-11:40 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION II, Bays 1-3
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: John J. Lamberti
Paul H. Schipper
4. Early Clinical And Angiographic Outcomes After Robotic-Assisted Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Michael E. Halkos, Henry A. Liberman, Chandan Devireddy, Aloke V. Finn, Wissam Jaber, Robert A. Guyton, John D. Puskas
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
DISCUSSANT: Richard Shemin
5. Should We Perform Elective Surgical Biopsies for Tumor Molecular Profiling in Patients with Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer? The Expanding role of the Thoracic Surgeon for the Treatment of Advanced Lung Cancer in the Era of Personalized Medicine
*David T Cooke1, David R Gandara2, Royce F Calhoun1, Jessica Harvey-Taylor1, Valerie Kuderer1, Primo N Lara, Jr.2, Tianhong Li2, Philip C Mack2, Ken Y Yoneda3, David K Shelton4, Friedrich Knollmann4, Elizabeth A David1
1Section of General Thoracic Surgery, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA; 2University of California, Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sacramento, CA; 3Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA; 4Department of Radiology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
DISCUSSANT: Patricia A. Thistlethwaite
6. A Propensity-matched Analysis Of Two DifferentStrategies In High Risk Patients With Aortic Valve Stenosis: Sutureless Replacement Vs Transcatheter Implantation.
Steffen Pfeiffer1, Giuseppe Santarpino1, Jürgen Jessl2, Angelo Dell´Aquila3, Irena Grossmann1, Giovanni Concistré1, Matthias Pauschinger2, Theodor Fischlein1
1Klimikum Nürnberg - Department of Cardiac Surgery, Nuremberg, Germany; 2Klimikum Nürnberg - Department of Cardiology, Nuremberg, Germany; 3Universitätsklinikum Münster - Department of Cardiac Surgery, Münster, Germany
DISCUSSANT: Michael P. Fischbein
7. Assessing Surgical Risk for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: Are Pediatric Scoring Systems Appropriate?
Brian E Kogon1, Matthew Oster2
1Emory University, Atlanta, GA; 2Sibley Cardiology, Atlanta, GA
DISCUSSANT: Phillip T. Burch
Bays 1-3
Time Out: Lists and Protocols Are the Best Method to Mitigate Human Error in the Hospital and Operating Room
Moderator: Thomas A. Burdon
Pro: Matthew S. Slater
Con: Thoralf M. Sundt
12:30 pm ADJOURN
6:00 pm-10:00 pm LEWIS & CLARK THEME DINNER, Hagadone Event Center (transportation departs from Boardwalk Marina, east side)
+ Samson Resident Prize Essay
* WTSA Member
**Separate Subscription Required
FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013
6:00 am-12:00 pm REGISTRATION, Conference Center Registration
6:00 am-12:00 pm SPEAKER READY ROOM, Beauty Bay
6:30 am-7:50 am BREAKFAST SESSION**, Casco Bay & Kidd Island
CT Screening for Lung Cancer
Joshua R. Sonett
7:30 am-8:00 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST, Bays 4-6
7:00 am-12:00 pm EXHIBITS, Bays 4-6
8:00 am-8:40 am POSTGRADUATE COURSE I, Bays 1-3
Sponsored by: White Memorial Medical Center and Foundation – Lyman A. Brewer, III, Fund

Medical Miracles Cost Money
Geoffrey Sewell
Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, Honolulu, HI

8:40 am-9:20 am POSTGRADUATE COURSE II, Bays 1-3
How to Be Successful in the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Movement

Francis J. Crosson
J. Scott Millikan
Dominic J. Tedesco

9:20 am-11:00 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION III, Bays 1-3
(10 minutes presentation, 9 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Brian L. Reemtsen
Patricia A. Thistlethwaite
8. Quantification Of Emphysema With Preoperative Computed Tomography Predict Pulmonary Complication More Accurately Than Pulmonary Function Test After Lung Resection Surgery
Kwon Joong Na, Chang Hyun Kang, Hey-Seon Kim, Jae-Hyun Jeon, Yong Won Seong, In Kyu Park, Jin Mo Goo, Young Tae Kim
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
DISCUSSANT: Jess D. Schwartz
9. Single Center Experience With The Frozen Elephant Trunk Technique In Complex Aortic Pathologies
Ferdinand R Waldenberger1, Gabriel Weiss1, Sandra Folkmann1, Michael Gorlitzer1, Reinhard Moidl1, Gerard Mertikian2, Martin Grabenwoeger1
1Cardio-Vascular Surgical Center, General Hospital Vienna-Hietzing, Vienna, Austria; 2Radiology Department, General Hospital Vienna-Hietzing, Vienna, Austria
DISCUSSANT: R. Scott Mitchell
10:00 am David J. Dugan Distinguished Service Award Presentation
Conferred to Edward D. Verrier, Seattle, Washington,
by Douglas E. Wood
10. Outcomes in Lung Transplantation Following Prior Lung Volume Reduction Surgery in a Contemporary Cohort
Leah M Backhus, Jonathon Sargent, Aaron Cheng, Steven Zeliadt, *Douglas Wood, *Michael Mulligan
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
DISCUSSANT: Michael Weyant
11. Competence vs Mastery: The Time Course for Developing Expertise in VATS Lobectomy
Mark K Ferguson2, Xiao Li1, Jun Wang1
1Peking University People's Hospital, Beijing, China; 2The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
DISCUSSANT: David T. Cooke
12. Transposition of Great Arteries and Intact Ventricular Septum - Outcomes and Time Interval of Early Neonatal Repair
*Michael T Cain2, Ronald K Woods1,Katie Trapp3, Pippa M Simpson1, Yumei Cao1, Nancy S Ghanayem1, James S Tweddell1
1Children's Hospital Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; 2Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; 3Children's Hospital Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
DISCUSSANT: John J. Lamberti
11:00 am – 11:30 am COFFEE BREAK, VISIT EXHIBITS, Bays 4-6
11:30 am-12:30 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV, Bays 1-3
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Michael P. Fischbein
Wen Cheng
13. Evolution of a Ventricular Assist Device Program in a Large Children's Hospital
Charles D Fraser, Jr., Muhammad S Khan, Charles D Fraser, III, Iki Adachi, Jeffrey S Heinle, Carlos M Mery, Jack F Price, Emmett D McKenzie
Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
DISCUSSANT: David M. McMullan
+14. An Individual's Frame of Reference Influences Ability to Determine Accurate Needle Angles
Ahmad Y Sheikh1, Madeleine Keehner2, Audrey Walker3, Paul A Chang1, *Thomas A Burdon1, *James I Fann1
1Stanford University, Stanford, CA; 2ETS, Princeton, NJ; 3University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
DISCUSSANT: Craig J. Baker
15. Should Surgical Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation be Performed in Patients with Significantly Enlarged Left Atrium?
Niv Ad, Linda Henry, Sharon Hunt, Sari D. Holmes
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA
DISCUSSANT: Surindra N. Mitruka
12:30 pm ADJOURN
2:00 pm GOLF TOURNAMENT**, Coeur d'Alene Golf Course
2:00 pm TENNIS TOURNAMENT**, Coeur d'Alene Tennis Courts
*Transportation for both the Golf and Tennis Tournaments will leave from Eagle Shuttle Marina at the West end of the Coeur d’Alene Hotel at 12:45 pm.
+ Samson Resident Prize Essay
* WTSA Member
**Separate Subscription Required
6:00 am-11:30 am SPEAKER READY ROOM, Beauty Bay
6:00 am-12:00 pm REGISTRATION, Conference Center Registration
6:30 am-7:30 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST, Bays 4-6
7:00 am-10:30 am EXHIBITS, Bays 4-6
7:00 am-8:15 am CONCURRENT FORUMS
(5 minutes presentation, 3 minutes discussion)
Moderators: David A. Fullerton
Craig H. Selzman
CF1. Modeling Frailty and Risk in Proximal Aortic Surgery
Asvin M. Ganapathi, Brian R. Englum, Jennifer M. Hanna, Matthew A. Schechter, Anthony W. Castleberry, *Walter G. Wolfe, Lynne M. Koweek, Jeffrey G.Gaca, G. Chad Hughes
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
CF2. Greater Flow Eccentricity and Wall Shear Stress after Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement in Patients with Sievers' Type 1/L-R Compared to Sievers' 0/LAT Type Bicuspid Aortic Valves
Elizabeth H. Stephens, Thomas A. Hope, Fabian A. Kari, John-Peder E. Kvitting, Robert J. Herfkens, *D. Craig Miller
Stanford, Stanford, CA
CF3. Utility Of The Penn Classification In Predicting Outcomes Of Surgery For Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
Naoyuki Kimura, Satoshi Itoh, Hideki Morita, Koichi Adachi, Koichi Yuri, Harunobu Matsumoto, Atsushi Yamaguchi, Hideo Adachi
Jichi Medical University, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama, Japan
CF4. Pulmonary Endarterectomy: What Constitutes Adequate Surgical Training?
Victor Pretorius, *Michael M Madani, *Stuart W Jamieson
University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
CF5. Mechanical versus Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve Replacement under age of 65
Tsuyoshi Kaneko, Fadi Rassam, Quratulain Javed, Siobhan Mcgurk, Prem Shekar, Gregory Couper, Sary Aranki, *Lawrence Cohn
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
CF6. Repair of Retrograde Ascending Dissection After Descending Stent Grafting
Jahanzaib Idrees, Amr Arafat, Lars Svensson, Eric E Roselli
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
CF8. Fate of the Distal Aorta Following 1-Stage Repair of Chronic Thoracic Aortic Dissection
Nicholas T Kouchoukos1, Alexander Kulik2, Catherine F Castner1
1Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, MO; 2Lynn Heart and Vascular Institute, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Boca Raton, FL
Moderators: Jessica Donington
Michael S. Mulligan
CF9. Robotic Lobectomy Versus VATS Lobectomy For NSCLC - Better Or The Same?
Benjamin E Lee, Elaine Kletsman, Robert J Korst
The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ
CF10. Differential Prognostic Significance of Extralobar and Intralobar Nodal Metastases in Patients with Surgically Resected Stage II Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
John C Haney, Jennifer M Hanna, Mark F Berry, Matthew G Hartwig, David H Harpole, Thomas A D'Amico, Betty C Tong, Mark W Onaitis
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
CF11. The Role Of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor In Recurrent Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma After Curative Surgical Resection.
Jae Hyun Jeon, Chang Hyun Kang, Young Tae Kim, In Kyu Park, Hye-seon Kim
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
CF12. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for the Treatment of Anastomotic Complications Following Tracheal Resection and Reconstruction
Cameron T Stock, Jr., Natalie Gukasyan, Ashok Muniappan, Cameron D Wright, Douglas J Mathisen
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
CF13. Twelve-year Follow-up After Vats Sympathotomy For Hyperhidrosis
Ayesha S. Bryant, *Robert J. Cerfolio
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
CF14. Alimentary Function and Quality of Life 10 or more years after Esophagectomy with Gastric Pull-Up
Christina L Greene, *Steven R DeMeester, Stephanie G Worrell, Daniel S Oh, Jeffrey A Hagen, *Tom R DeMeester
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
CF15. Central Tumor Location for ClinicalStage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC): An Underappreciated NegativePrognostic Feature
David D. Odell1, Matthew J Schuchert1, Kristen N. McCormick1, Joseph J. Wizorek1, David O. Wilson2, Jill M. Siegfried3, James D. Luketich1, Rodney J. Landreneau1
1Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA; 2Department of Medicine; Division of Pulmonary Medicine; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA; 3Pharmacology and Chemical Biology; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
CF16. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Colonization and Empyema. Does it Matter?
Jennifer L. Dixon, Harry T Papaconstantinou, Daniel Jupiter, Philip A. Rascoe, Scott I Reznik
Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple, TX
Moderators: Gordon A. Cohen
Winfield J. Wells
CF17. The Long-term Outcome Of Right Ventricle To Pulmonary Artery Conduit For Biventricular Repair: Single Center Experience
Takeshi Shinkawa, Carl Chipman, Michiaki Imamura
Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR
CF18. The Utility of Cross Sectional Imaging in the Management of the Neonatal Hypoplastic Aortic Arch
Rabin Gerrah, Rachel E Sunstrom, Rich D Reed, Stephen M Langley
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
CF19. Defining the Best Practice Patterns for the Neonatal BT Shunt Procedure
Giv Heidari Bateni1, Sayna Norouzi1, Matthew Hall2, Pirooz Eghtesady1
1Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO;2Child Health Corporation of America, Shawnee Mission, KS
CF20. Contemporary Outcomes with Surgical Management of Heterotaxy Syndrome associated with Pulmonary Atresia or Pulmonary Stenosis
Vinod A Sebastian, Javier B Gonzales, Raghav Murthy, Surendranath Veeram Reddy, V Vivian Dimas, Alan Nugent, Thomas Zellers, Rong Huang, Kristine J Guleserian, Joseph M Forbess
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX
CF21. Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Repair in Children with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Is the Presence of Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation a Risk Factor for Survival?
Mark Ruzmetov, Dale M Geiss, *Randall S Fortuna
Children's Hospital of Illinois, Peoria, IL
CF22. Outcomes of Systemic to Pulmonary Artery Shunts in Patients Less Than 3 Kg - Analysis of Shunt Type and Size
*Ronald K Woods1, John Myers2, Yumei Cao3, Pippa Simpson3, Nancy S Ghanayem4, James S Tweddell4
1Children's Hospital Wisconsin; Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; 2Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; 3Children's Hospital Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; 4Children's Hospital Wisconsin; Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
CF23. Mid-Term Outcome of Hybrid versus Norwood Approach to HLHS: Contemporary Series from a Single Center
Alexander Brescia, Saadeh Jureidini, Saar Danon, Andrew Fiore, Charles Huddleston
Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
CF24. Bilateral Branch Pulmonary Arterial Banding Has Long-term Negative Consequences For Pulmonary Arterial Growth
Ryan Robert Davies, Wolfgang A Radtke, Dore Klenk, Christian Pizarro
Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE
8:30 am-9:50 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION V, Bays 1-3
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Ross M. Bremner
Thomas A. Burdon
16. Safety and Efficacy of Prothrombin Complex Concentrates for the Treatment of Coagulopathy Following Cardiac Surgery
*Howard K Song, *Frederick A Tibayan, Ed A Kahl, Valerie A Sera, *Matthew S Slater, Thomas G Deloughery, Mick M Scanlan
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
DISCUSSANT: Daniel L. Serna
17. Combined Heart-Kidney Transplant Improves Post-Transplant Survival Compared to Isolated Heart Transplant in Recipients with Reduced Glomerular Filtration Rate: Analysis of 593 Combined Heart-Kidney Transplants from the United Network Organ Sharing Database
Tara Karamlou1, Jill Gelow2, *Karl F Welke3, *Matthew S Slater2, *Frederick Tibayan2, James M Mudd2, *Michael McMullan3, *Gordon A Cohen1, *Howard K Song2
1University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; 2Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR; 3Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA
DISCUSSANT: Abbas Ardehali
18. Effect of Mechanical Assistance of the Systemic Single Ventricle in Single Ventricle Circulation with Cavopulmonary Connection
Pranava Sinha1, Nina Deutsch1, Kanishka Ratnayaka1, Robert Lederman2, Mustafa Kurkluoglu1, Murfad Peer1, Dingchao He1, Mark Nuszkowski1, Erin Montague1, Gerald Mikesell1, Nobuyuki Ishibashi1, David Zurakowski3, Richard Jonas1
1Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC;2National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD;3Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
+19. Reoperative Aortic Valve Replacement in the Octogenarians - Minimally Invasive Technique in the Era of Transcatheter Valve Replacement
Tsuyoshi Kaneko, Fadi Rassam, Igor Gosev, Dan Loberman, Arul Furtado, Siobhan Mcgurk, Gregory Couper, *Lawrence Cohn
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
DISCUSSANT: Thomas A. Molloy
9:50 am-10:10 am COFFEE BREAK, VISIT EXHIBITS, Bays 4-6
10:10 am-11:10 am SCIENTIFIC SESSION VI, Bays 1-3
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Joseph C. Cleveland
Daniel L. Serna
+20. Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) Measure for Postoperative Glucose Control Should Not Be Used as a Proxy of Quality Following Cardiac Surgery
Damien J LaPar, James M Isbell, Gorav Ailawadi, Irving L Kron
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
+21. A Novel Approach For The Accurate Prediction Of Thoracic Surgery Workforce Requirements.
Janet Edwards1, Indraneel Datta1, John Douglas Hunt1, Kevin John Stefan2, Chad G Ball1, Elijah Dixon1, *Sean C Grondin1
1University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada; 2HBA Specto Incorporated, Calgary, AB, Canada
DISCUSSANT: Paul H. Schipper
+22. Outcomes in Patients Undergoing HeartMate II vs Heartware Left Ventricular Assist Device as a Bridge to Transplantation - a Single Center Experience
Anton Sabashnikov, Bartlomiej Zych, Prashant N Mohite, Rachel Hards, Aron-Frederik Popov, Diana Garcia, Massimo Capoccia, André Simon
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
DISCUSSANT: Jack G. Copeland
Studies Drawn from Large Administrative Databases Are Not Clinically Relevant
Moderator: Paul H. Schipper
They Are Not Relevant: Brian L. Reemtsen
They Are Relevant: Karl F. Welke
12:00 pm-12:30 pm ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING (Members Only), Bays 1-3
12:30 pm-2:00 pm FAMILY LUNCHEON, Lakeview Terrace
Reception: Mish-A-Nock (Boardwalk Marina, east side)
Banquet: Bays 1-3
Black Tie Optional

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