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November 9-12, 2017     Miami Beach, FL

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SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM AGENDA

 

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017

(SYNERGY IO)

 

 

 

 
Session I: Colorectal Liver Metastases
 
Moderators: Drs. Madoff and Rocha Lima
8:00 a.m.
Updates on Oncologic Management
 
Dr. Rocha Lima

8:15 a.m.

How Does PVE Impact Surgical Resection in mCRC Surgery?

 

Dr. de Baere

8:30 a.m.

Pushing the Boundaries of Surgical Resection

 

Dr. Somasundar

8:45 a.m.

Ablation in Resectable Tumors: Can We Deliver?

 

Dr. Sofocleous

9:00 a.m.

The Role of Chemoembolization: cTACE and DEB TACE

 

Dr. Rilling

9:15 a.m.

SIRFLOX/FOXFIRE/FOXFIRE GLOBAL: Where Do We Stand with The Data?

 

Dr. Sharma

9:30 a.m.

Featured Lecture: Role of IO in the Management of Cholangiocarcinoma

 

Dr. Ray

9:50 a.m.

Questions and Answers

   
 

 

   

10:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

   
       

 

Tumor Board: Colorectal Liver Metastases

 

Moderator and Case Coordinator: Dr. Liu

10:30 a.m.

Case-Based Review

 

Panelists: Drs. De Baere, Madoff, Rilling, Rocha Lima, Sharma, Sofocleous, and Somasundar

       
 

Featured Abstract

   

11:20 a.m.

Compelling Research from the Field: Oral Abstract Presentation

 

Your Name Here (SUBMIT NOW)

 

 

   

11:30 a.m.

Industry Sponsored Symposium (Non-Accredited)

   

12:15 p.m.

Industry Sponsored Symposium (Non-Accredited)

   

1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Visit Exhibits

   
       
 

Session II: Non-Colorectal Liver Metastases

 

Moderators: Hosein and Sze

2:00 p.m.

Current Concepts in the Medical Management of NET

 

Dr. Hosein

2:15 p.m.

The Role of Chemoembolization in NET: cTACE and DEB TACE

 

Dr. Madoff

2:30 p.m.

Y-90 in NET: Current Concepts

 

Dr. Sze

2:45 p.m.

Personalized Medicine in Breast Cancer

 

Dr. Mahtani

3:00 p.m.

Y-90 in Breast Cancer Metastasis

 

Dr. Lewandowski

3:15 p.m.

Ablation in the Breast: Time to Rethink?

 

Dr. Klevos

       
 

Session III: Treating Lung Cancer: A Comparative Look

 

Moderators: Dr. de Baere

3:30 p.m.

Current Approaches in Stereotactic Radiotherapy

 

Dr. Lally

3:45 p.m.

Spectrum of Ablative Technologies and Clinical Results

 

Dr. Ahrar

       

4:00 p.m.

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

 

  

4:30 p.m.

Industry Sponsored Symposium (Non-Accredited)

   

5:15 p.m.

Hands-On Workshop: Embolization (Non-Accredited)

 

Coordinators: Drs. Garcia-Monaco and Narayanan

6:30 p.m.

Scotch Tasting and Visit Exhibits

   
       

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017

(SYNERGY IO)

  Supported by unrestricted educational grants from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Guerbet, LLC and Eisai Inc.    
       

 

Session IV: HCC Deep Dive (Part I of II)

 

Moderators: Drs. Lencioni and Rilling

8:00 a.m.

Current Imaging Approaches to HCC Diagnosis

 

Dr. Chapiro

8:15 a.m.

Rising Incidence and Changing Etiologies

 

Dr. Schiff

8:30 a.m.

Staging Systems and Treatment Strategies

 

Dr. Salem

8:45 a.m.

Expanding the Transplant Criteria

 

TBA

9:00 a.m.

Advances in Local Ablation

 

Dr. Wood

9:15 a.m.

Making the Case for cTACE

 

Dr. Arai

9:30 a.m.

The PREMIERE Trial: What Do the Results Mean?

 

Dr. Salem

9:45 a.m.

Drug Eluting Embolics

 

Dr. Narayanan

       
       

10:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

   
       

 

Session IV: HCC Deep Dive (Part II of II)

 

Moderators: Drs. Mazzaferro and Salem

10:30 a.m.

SARAH and SIRveNIB Trials and Their Clinical Implications

 

Dr. Liu

10:45 a.m.

Combining Loco-Regional Therapy and Systemically-Active Drugs

 

Dr. Lencioni

11:00 a.m.

Response Assessment and Treatment Discontinuation

 

Dr. Lencioni

11:15 a.m.

Questions and Answers

 

 

       

11:30 a.m.

Industry Sponsored Symposium (Non-Accredited)

   

12:15 p.m.

Industry Sponsored Symposium (Non-Accredited)

   

1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Visit Exhibits

   
       

2:00 p.m.

Tumor Board: HCC

 

Moderator and Case Coordinator: Dr. Lencioni

 

The University of Miami’s Team Approach: Cases-Based Review

 

Panelists: Drs. Bhamidimarri, Doshi, Portelance and Selvaggi

       
 

Focus: The ELITE Study

 

 

2:40 p.m.

Current Status of Liver Transplantation in the United States

 

Dr. Levi

2:50 p.m.

The ELITE Study: Design and Objectives

 

Dr. Lencioni

       

 

Session V: MSK & Spine

 

Moderators: Drs. Callstrom and Trent

3:00 p.m.

The Medical Oncologist’s Perspective: What You Should Know

 

Dr. Trent

3:15 p.m.

A Practical Approach to Spine Interventions

 

Dr. Rao

3:30 p.m.

Vertebral Augmentation and Ablation

 

Dr. Kably

3:45 p.m.

Cryoablation in Painful Bone Metastasis

 

Dr. Callstrom

       

4:00 p.m.

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

   

4:30 p.m.

Industry Sponsored Symposium (Non-Accredited)

   

5:15 p.m.

Hands-On Workshop: Ablation (Non-Accredited)

 

Coordinators: Drs. Ahrar, Breen and Venkat

6:30 p.m.

Wine Tasting and Visit Exhibits

   

 

   

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2017

(SYNERGY IO)

   
   

 

 
 

Nursing Symposium

 

 
7:00 a.m.
Palliative Care & the Oncology Patient
 
Yamila Melendez, MSN, ARNP
7:15 a.m.
Supportive Care for Oncology Patients
 
Amber Thomassen, MSN, ARNP
7:30 a.m.
Advanced in Gastrointestinal Cancers
 
Terri Pollack, MSN, ARNP
7:45 a.m.
Update on Treatments for Pancreatic Cancers
 
Evelyn Wempe, MBA, MSN, ARNP, ACNP-BC, AOCNP, CRN
 

 

 

 

 

Session VI: Pancreatic Cancer

 

Moderators: Drs. Hosein and Livingstone

8:00 a.m.

Medical Oncology: Current Protocols and Research Developments You Should Know

 

Dr. Hosein

8:15 a.m.

Advances and Innovations in Surgical Approaches

 

Dr. Livingstsone

8:30 a.m.

Making the Case for Radiation Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer

 

Dr. Portelance

8:45 a.m.

Clinical Role and Long-Term Outcomes of Percutaneous IRE

 

Dr. Narayanan

9:00 a.m.

Imaging Characteristics and Ablation Zone Volumetry of Pancreatic Cancer Treated with IRE

 

Dr. Meijerink

9:15 a.m.

Immune Status and Survival After IRE for Pancreatic Cancer:

 

Dr. Scheffer

 

WT1 Specific T Cell Reactivity

   
       
 

Tumor Board: Pancreatic Cancer

 

Moderator and Case Coordinator: Dr. Narayanan

9:30 a.m.

Case-Based Review

 

Panelists: Drs. Hosein, Livingstone, Meijerink, and Portelance

 

 

   

10:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

   
       
 

Session VII: Kidney Cancer

 

Drs. Breen and Caridi

10:30 a.m.

Precision Medicine in RCC: What You Should Know

 

Dr. Merchan

10:45 a.m.

The Advantages of Robotic Surgery Over Conventional

 

Dr. Gonzalgo

11:00 a.m.

The Spectrum of Ablation Technologies In RCC

 

Dr. Breen

11:15 a.m.

Current Role of Embolization in RCC and AML

 

Dr. Caridi

       

11:30 a.m.

Industry Sponsored Symposium (Non-Accredited)

   

12:15 p.m.

Industry Sponsored Symposium (Non-Accredited)

   

1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Visit Exhibits

   
 

 

   

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2017

(SYNERGY IR)

   
 

 

   
 

SYNERGY Keynote Lecture:

   
2:00 p.m. Advances in Systemic Therapy for HCC   Dr. Llovet
 

 

   
 

SYNERGY Keynote Lecture:

   

2:20 p.m.

Evolution of IR – From an Institute to a Department

 

Dr. Kaufman

 

 

 

 

 

Session VIII: Renal Failure

 

Drs. Caridi and Darcy

2:40 p.m.

Understanding Renal Failure

  Dr. Dejman

2:50 p.m.

Surgical Techniques for Dialysis Access

 

Dr. Tabara

3:00 p.m.

Overview of IR Interventions in Dialysis Grafts and Fistulas

 

Dr. Quencer

3:10 p.m.

Dialysis Catheters and Complex Central Venous Interventions

 

Dr. Scagnelli

3:20 p.m.

Special Focus Lecture: Bariatric Embolization

 

Dr. Arepally

       
 

Session IX: Hepatobiliary Interventions

 

Drs. Haskal and Kaufman

3:30 p.m.

Understanding PHT and Timing of Interventions

 

Dr. Bhamidimarri

3:40 p.m.

Surgical Techniques in the Management of PV Occlusion in Transplant Patients

 

Dr. Vianna

3:50 p.m.

Overview and Update on TIPS

 

Dr. Haskal

4:00 p.m.

IR Approach to Biliary Interventions

 

Dr. Kaufman

4:10 p.m.

BRTO: Patient Selection and Variations in Technique

  Dr. Saad

4:20 p.m.

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

   

4:50 p.m.

Industry Symposium (Non-Accredited)

   
 

 

   
 

Novemberfest for Fellows, Residents and Medical Students

   

5:20 p.m.

IR/DR Residency

 

Dr. Kaufman

5:35 p.m.

The Nuts and Bolts of Managing an IR Group

 

Dr. Darcy

5:50 p.m.

Your IR Career: Academics vs. Private

 

Dr. Scagnelli

6:05 p.m.

Simulation in the IR Curriculum

 

Dr. Echenique

6:20 p.m.

Drug Eluting Embolics   Dr. Gandhi

6:35 p.m.

Y-90

  Dr. Cohn

6:50 p.m.

Thermal and Non-Thermal Ablation

  Dr. Froud

7:05 p.m.

Questions and Answers

   

                    

     

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2017

(SYNERGY IR)

   
       

 

Nursing Symposium    
7:00 a.m.
Tips & Tricks to Image Planning for CT-Guided Ablation
 
Kevin Figueroa, RT
7:15 a.m.
Uterine Fibroid Embolization
 
Arais Cavada, MSN, ARNP
7:30 a.m.
Team-Based Care in the Angiosuite: It’s All About the Patient
 
Jessica Gutierrez, BSN, RN
7:45 a.m.
Feeding Tubes: Nutritional Support for Patients
 
Jacqueline Nimer, DNP, ARNP, ACNP-BC
   

 

 

 

Session X: Prostate Interventions - The Basics

 

Drs. Bhatia and Golzarian

8:00 a.m.

Medical and Surgical Management of BPH

 

Dr. Manoharan

8:10 a.m.

Role of Urodynamics in Patient Selection

 

Dr. Gomez

8:20 a.m.

Current Status in Surgical Mx of BPH

 

Dr. Kava

8:30 a.m.

PAE Urology Perspective - When Do Urologists Call IR

 

Dr. Satyanarayana

8:40 a.m.

Prostate Arterial Anatomy - Essentials

 

Dr. Bhatia

8:50 a.m.

PAE - Patient Triage and Post Procedure Management

 

Dr. Sapoval

9:00 a.m.

PAE: Imaging Protocols and Interpretation

 

Dr. Munera

9:10 a.m.

PAE: Current Evidence and the Road Forward

 

Dr. Golzarian

9:20 a.m.

Embolic Agents for PAE

 

Dr. Spies

9:30 a.m.

Understanding and Navigating Arterial Anastomoses

 

Dr. Carnevale

9:40 a.m.

Microcatheters, Wires and Coils for PAE

 

Dr. Nutting

9:50 a.m.

Radial Versus Femoral Access for PAE

 

Dr. Isaacson

       

10:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

   
 

 

   
 

Session XI: Prostate Interventions - Advanced Techniques

 

Drs. Carnevale and Sapoval

10:30 a.m.

Current Standards in the Management of Prostate Cancer

 

Dr. Punnen, Villamor

10:40 a.m.

PAE in Prostate Cancer

 

Dr. Bhatia

10:50 a.m.

PAE in Urinary Retention and Hematuria

 

Dr. Kably

11:00 a.m.

PAE Case Show: Review of Challenging Cases

 

Presenters: Dr. Bhatia, Carnevale, Golzarian and Sapoval

 

 

   
 

Symposium for Fellows, Residents and Medical Students

   

11:30 a.m.

DVT, PE   Dr. Tartaglione
11:40 a.m.

Filters: Tips and Tricks

 

Dr. Doshi

11:50 a.m.

CLI

 

Dr. Tummala

Noon

TIPS & BRTO

 

Dr. Salsamendi

12:10 p.m.

Questions and Answers

 

 

       
 

Session XII: Women’s Health/Uterine Fibroids

 

Moderator: Dr. Spies

12:20 p.m.

Uterine Fibroid Treatments

 

Dr. Carugno

12:30 p.m.

Current Status of Uterine Artery Embolization

 

Dr. Spies

12:40 p.m.

Is UFE Underutilized?

 

Dr. Mohan

12:50 p.m.

Uterine Artery Embolization in the Management of Placenta Accreta

 

Dr. Garcia-Monaco

       

1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Visit Exhibits

   
 

 

   

 

Session XIII: PE & DVT

 

Moderators: Drs. Almeida and Nutting

2:00 p.m.

PE Diagnosis and Treatment

 

TBA

2:10 p.m.

Importance of a PERT Team

 

Dr. Miller

2:20 p.m.

Endovascular Management of PE

 

Dr. Salsamendi

2:30 p.m.

Thrombolysis and Aspiration Techniques in Clot Removal

 

Dr. Gonzalez

2:40 p.m.

ATTRACT and ACCESS Trials for DVT

 

Dr. Darcy

2:50 p.m.

Management of Acute and Subacute DVT

 

Dr. Peña

3:00 p.m.

Complex Venous Reconstructions

 

Dr. Almeida

3:10 p.m.

IVC Filter Retrievals

 

Dr. Doshi

 

 

 

 

3:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session XIV: CLI

 

Moderators: Drs. Teigen and Tummala

4:15 p.m.

Non-Invasive Imaging of CLI

 

Dr. Tartaglione

4:25 p.m.

Vascular Surgeon Perspective and Techniques in the CLI Patient

 

Dr. Tsoukas

4:35 p.m.

Access Options in the CLI Patient

 

Dr. Patel

4:45 p.m.

Endovascular Approach to CLI

 

Dr. Tummala

4:55 p.m.

Case Review: Tips and Tricks

 

Panelists: Drs. Patel, Targtaglione and Tsoukas

 

 

 

 

 

SYNERGY 2018: A LOOK AHEAD

 

 

5:10 p.m

EVAR Treatment with IVUS

 

Dr. Rey

5:20 p.m.

Adjourn SYNERGY 2017

 

 

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