You Are Cordially Invited to
The Vascular Society of New Jersey
42st Annual Scientific Meeting
March 4, 2020
APA Hotel Woodbridge
120 S. Wood Avenue
Iselin, New Jersey
11:30-12:30 PM Lunch, Registration & Exhibition
12:30-12:45 PM Introduction and Business Meeting
Combiz Rezayet, MD
12:45-1:45 PM Keynote Address - "Type B Aortic Dissections"
Joseph E. Bavaria, MD,
Past President (2016-17) Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Brooke Roberts-Williams M. Measey Professor of Surgery
Vice-Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery Surgical Director,
Heart and Vascular Center Director, Thoracic Aortic Surgery Program at Penn Medicine
1:45-2:45 PM Debates -
1. The Great Paclitaxel debate: Use with impunity vs Reserve only for patients with CLI
PRO - Dr. Danielle Bajakian - Columbia
CON - Dr. Nilesh Balar - Montefiore Medical Center Wakefield Division & St. Michael's Medical Center Newark, NJ
2. Fistula-first: Fistulas should be first-line HD access for every patient vs Grafts and catheters are optimal access in some patients
PRO - Dr. Larry Scher - Montefiore Medical Center
CON- Dr. Clifford Sales - The Cardiovascular Care Group, Summit
3. Elective Endovascular treatment of TAAA: Every patient should get a fenestrated or branched device vs. Parallel grafting delivers safe results for TAAA
PRO- Dr. Michael Wilderman - Hackensack University Medical Center
CON - Dr. Saum Rahimi - Rutgers RWJ Medical School
4. Endovascular Treatment of the CFA: Safe when done properly vs Only to be done in extreme circumstances
PRO - Dr. Ramzan Zakir - RWJ Barnabas University Hospital
CON - Dr. Sean Wengertner - Ichan School of Medicine Mt Sinai Medical Center
2:45-3:05 PM Break/Visit with Exhibitors
3:05-4:15 PM 13th Annual Robert W. Hobson, II, MD Competition
Presentation of Hobson Award
Closing Remarks and Adjournment
Please join us after the close of the program for a cocktail reception and networking hour.
Vascular surgeons, nurses, and technicians.
Atlantic Health System designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsÔ. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements of the Medical Society of New Jersey through the joint providership of Atlantic Health System and the Vascular Society of New Jersey. Atlantic Health System designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsÔ. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Atlantic Health System is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
It is the policy of Atlantic Health System to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all sponsored educational programs. All participating are expected to disclose to the program audiences any associated or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s). Also disclosed will be any expected discussions of non-FDA-approved products or devices.