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Friday, February 15, 2013
7:00 am – 10:00 am  Pre-Course Registration
7:50 am – 5:00 pm Advanced Techniques            Pre-Course
8:00 am – 5:00 pm  Administrator/Manager Pre-Course
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm  Exhibitor Move-In
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm  Scientific Meeting Registration
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm  Welcome Reception/Exhibit Hall

Saturday, February 16, 2013
7:00 am – 4:00 pm  Registration/Exhibits Open
7:00 am – 7:45 am  Continental Breakfast (within Exhibit Hall)
7:45 am – 7:50 am Introduction
Meeting Directors: Tushar Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP, W.G.(Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center, Salsibury, NC and Haimanot Wasse, MD, MPH, FASN, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
7:50 am – 8:00 am Welcome and President’s Address ASDIN President – Aris Q. Urbanes, MD, Lifeline Vascular Access, Grosse Pointe Park, MI
8:00 am – 8:15 am Gerald Beathard Annual State of the Art Lecture
Can Interventional Nephrology Help Popularize Home Dialysis Therapies? Stephen Ash, MD, FACP, Clarion Arnett Health, Lafayette, IN
8:15 am – 9:00 am  
PD and Catheter Placement  Moderators – Stephen Ash, MD and Tushar Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP
Increasing Access to PD for Incident Dialysis Patients
Timothy A. Pflederer, MD, Renal Intervention Center, Morton, IL
PD Catheter Placement by Fluoroscopy
Rajeev Narayan, MD, San Antonio Kidney Disease Access
Center, San Antonio, TX
The Role of Surgical PD Catheter Placement in the Interventional Era
David Fox, MD, New York, NY
Urgent Start PD:  The Caveats and Optimal Placement Technique
Kenneth Abreo, MD, LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA
Q & A
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Access Selection and Preservation
Moderators – Anil Agarwal, MD, FACP, FASN and George Nassar, MD
Access Selection in Failed Transplant Recipients Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Ongoing Controversies in Dialysis Vascular
Surveillance William D. Paulson, MD, Georgia Health
Sciences University, Augusta, GA
Fundamentals of Arterial and Venous PTA
Thomas Vesely, MD, Vascular Access Services, LLC, St. Louis, MO
Vascular Access Options for Non-Dialysis Indications
in CKD/ESRD Patients Jack LeDonne, MD,VA-BC,
Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Alternative Vascular Access for the Patient Who Has
“Used Up Everything” Surendra Shenoy, MD,
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
10:00 am – 10:20 am Break (within Exhibit Hall)
10:20 am – 11:50 am
Moderators – Abigail Falk, MD, FSIR and Haimanot Wasse, MD, MPH, FASN
PTA is the Best Therapy for Cephalic Arch and Central
Vein Stenosis Ziv J. Haskal, MD, FSIR, FACR, FAHA, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Stent Graft Placement is Best for Cephalic Arch and Central Vein Stenosis Dheeraj Rajan, BSc, FRCPC,
MD, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Patients Should Return for Scheduled Follow-up After Access Intervention Gregg Miller, MD, Fresenius Vascular Care, Brooklyn, NY
Patients Should NOT Have Scheduled Follow-up After Access Intervention Jack Work, MD, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Stenting Over Transvenous CIED Leads is Acceptable for Recurrent Patients Theodore F. Saad, MD, Nephrology Associates, PA, Newark, DE
Stenting Over Transvenous CIED Leads Should Never be Considered…EVER Arif Asif, MD, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
11:50 am – 1:00 pm Lunch (within Exhibit Hall)

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Nuts and Bolts of Endovascular Intervention:  Morbidity and Mortality Panel Discussion
Moderator - Gerald Beathard, MD, PhD, FASN and Yael Vin, MD
Dealing with Classic Venous Rupture
Theodore F. Saad, MD
How Should I Retrieve the Stent? Thomas Vesely, MD How Do I Extract a Stuck Ruptured Balloon?
Dheeraj Rajan, BSc, FRCPC, MD
The Hemodialysis Catheter Won’t Come Out Abigail Falk, MD, Fresenius Vascular Care, New York, NY
Q & A

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Journal Club:  Hot Topics in the Literature
Moderators – Dirk Hentschel, MD and Loay H. Salman, MD
Stent Graft and 180-Day Patency Result
Gerald Beathard, MD, PhD, FASN, Lifeline Vascular
Access, Houston, TX
Fish Oil to Increase AVG Patency
Charmaine E. Lok, BSc, FRCPC, MD, MSc, Toronto
General Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario
Anti-microbial Locks Increase Bacteremia
Vandana Dua Niyyar, MD, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Moderators – Timothy A. Pflederer, MD and Aris Q. Urbanes, MD
Surgical Management is Ideal for Aneurysm/Pseudoaneurysm John R. Ross, MD, The Louise Ross Dialysis Access Institute, Orangeburg, SC
Stent Graft Should be Attempted Before
Surgical Referral for Aneurysm/
Pseudoaneurysm  Abigail Falk, MD, FSIR, Fresenius Vascular Care, New York, NY

Vascular Access Placement in the Medically Challenged Patient
Access Placement in the Patient with Central Venous Occlusion Surendra Shenoy, MD, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Ipsilateral Access After Axillary Lymph Node Dissection  David Fox, MD
Ipsilateral Access in the Atrophied Limb Surendra Shenoy, MD
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm     Break (within Exhibit Hall)
3:20 pm - 4:30 pm     Breakout Sessions
   Non-Dialysis Procedures & Techniques
   Non-Physician/Associates Program
3:30 pm – 4:10 pm
New Initiatives for ASDIN
Moderators – Anil K. Agarwal, MD, FACP, FASN and Steven Wu, MD
Collaboration/Affiliation Aris Q. Urbanes, MD
Vascular Access procedures and Infection:
Time for Evidence-Based Policy
Charmaine E. Lok, BSc, FRCPC, MD, MSc
Developing Interventional Nephrology in Australia/New Zealand
Stephen May, MD, Tamworth, New South Wales

4:10 pm – 4:30 pm   Awards Presentation

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Abstract Presentations
Moderators – Arif Asif, MD and Alex S. Yevzlin, MD

5:30 pm – 6:15 pm ASDIN Business Meeting

Sunday, February 17, 2013
8:00 am - 8:30 am
Access Complications
Moderators – Theodore F. Saad, MD and Antoine Samaha, MD
HighFlow AVFs
Recognition and Diagnosis of High-Flow Fistula  Dirk Hentschel, MD,  Brigham and Women's Hospital, Renal Division, Boston, MA
Surgical Treatment Options for the Mega-AVF
Karl Illig, MD, FACS
Endovascular Treatment Options for the Mega-AVF Antoine Samaha, MD, The Kidney and Hypertension Center, Cincinnati, OH
8:30 am – 9:20 am   
First Line Treatment of Peripheral Vein Stenosis Should be With a Covered Stent  Ziv J. Haskal, MD, FSIR, FACR, FAHA
Don’t Stent: Surgical Management is Best David Fox, MD
Symptomatic Central Venous Obstruction is Best Treated with PTA and Stenting Dheeraj Rajan, BSc, FRCPC, MD
Surgical Treatment is the Optimal Treatment for symptomatic Central Venous Obstruction Karl Illig, MD, FACS, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

9:20 am – 9:30 am    Abstract and Podium Presentation Awards

9:30 am – 10:30 am  
Advances in AV Access
Moderators – Eric K. Peden, MD and Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD
Arterial Elasticity and AVF Maturation William D. Paulson, MD
Pre-existing Vascular Calcification and AVF Maturation Timmy Lee, MD,
MSPH, FACP, FASN, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Tissue-engineered Vascular Grafts Jeffrey H. Lawson, MD, PhD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
Optiflow Vascular Anastomosis Devices Eric K. Peden, MD, Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery Associates, Houston, TX
Extending Access Site Patency with Novel Devices
Jeffrey H. Lawson, MD, PhD

10:30 am – 10:50 am   Break (within Exhibit Hall)
10:50 am – 11:50 am
Reality Check:  The Business and Policy of AV Access
Moderator - Gerald Beathard, MD, PhD, FASN
Interventional Nephrology and the Accountable Care Organization Model Chester A. Amedia, Jr.,  MD, FACP, Boardman, OH
The Economics of FistulaFirst Chester A. Amedia, Jr., MD, FACP
Drug Shortages  Aris Q. Urbanes, MD
True Lies: Ethical Behavior When Patient Has Not Received Optimal Care Timothy A. Pflederer, MD
Intersection of Regulatory Bodies Robert Blaser, Renal Physicians Association, Rockville, MD

11:50 - Noon    Closing Remarks & Adjournment

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