Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society

Program and Abstracts

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm
Executive Committee Meeting
Port Royal II
4:00 pm-6:00 pm
Registration
Salon II Foyer
6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Welcome Reception
Center Court
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2019
6:00 am
Morning Run 5-8 Mile Run (Casual Pace)
Meet in Hotel Lobby
7:30 am-1:30 pm
Registration
Salon II Foyer
7:30 am-8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
Salon I & II
Resident and Medical Student Meet & Greet
8:05 am-8:15 am
OPENING REMARKS
Plaza Ballroom
Faiz Bhora, MD, FACS
President, Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society
Chief of Thoracic Surgery Health Quest Health System, NY
8:15 am-9:20 am
PLENARY SESSION I
Plaza Ballroom
CARDIOVASCULAR
Moderator: Bradley S. Taylor, MD, MPH
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
THORACIC
Moderator: Thomas J. Watson, MD
Georgetown University, Washington, DC
8:15 am-8:45 am
Does Surgery Drive the Bottom Line?: What Surgeons Need to Know?
Robert Friedberg, CEO
Health Quest Systems, New York, NY
8:50 am-9:20 am
Restructuring of Healthcare Systems: Who is at Risk and Who Thrives?
Larry R. Kaiser, MD
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
9:30 am-10:30 am
EXPERT SESSION I
(concurrent cardiovascular and thoracic tracks)
CARDIOVASCULAR
Plaza Ballroom
Moderators: Scott Goldman, MD
Main Line Health System Wynnewood, PA

Eric J. Lehr, MD
Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute, Seattle, WA
THORACIC
Vanderbilt II
Moderators: Malcolm M. DeCamp, MD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wl

Shamus Carr, MD
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
9:30 am-9:50 am Branched Endovascular Aortic Arch Repair Is this the Future of Arch Surgery?
Muhammad Aftab, MD
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
9:30 am - 9:40 am When Should You Resect Early Esophageal Cancer
Katie S. Nason, MD, MPH
Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
9:55 am-10:10 am Developing a Structural Heart Program
Hersh Maniar, MD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
9:45 am-9:55 am Pulmonary Metastasectomy: Best Practice or Common Practice?
Manisha R. Shende, MD
McGee Women's Hospital of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
10:00 am-10:10 am Mesothelioma: What's New?
Joseph S. Friedberg, MD
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
10:15 am-10:25 am Heart Transplant for the 21st Century
Ashish S. Shah, MD
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
10:15 am-10:25 am Management of Benign TE Fistula
Sidharta Gangadharan, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
10:30 am-11:00 am
COFFEE BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS
Salon I & II
11:00 am-12:15 pm
SCIENTIFIC SESSION I
(concurrent cardiovascular and thoracic tracks)

CARDIOVASCULAR
Plaza Ballroom
Moderators: Zachary N. Kon, MD
New York University, New York, NY

James B. McClurken
Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown, PA
SC1.
Impact of Obesity on Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence Following Stand-alone Cox-Maze IV Procedure
Robert MacGregor, Nadia Bakir, Ali Khiabani, Meghan Kelly, Laurie Sinn, Hersh Maniar, Richard Schuessler, Spencer Melby, Ralph Damiano, Jr..
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA.
SC2.
Recent Trends in Additional Training Beyond Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency
Alison F. Ward1, Neel K. Ranganath2, Tyler J. Wallen3, Stacey Chen2, Amie J. Kent2, Deane E. Smith, III2, Zachary N. Kon2.
1Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Augusta, GA, USA, 2NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, USA, 3University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA.
SC3.
Contemporary Trends in Pulmonary Embolism Management and The Value of Intervention in Massive Unstable Embolism
Clancy W. Mullan1, Joshua S. Newman2, Merideth Geib3, Matthew D. Pichert1, Stevan S. Pupovac2, Alan Hartman2, Brian Lima2.
1Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA, 2Northwell health, Manhasset, NY, USA, 3Long School of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA.
SC4.
Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Repair After-Hours': Does it Influence Outcomes?
Stevan S. Pupovac, MD1, Jonathan M. Hemli, MD2, Karthik Seetharam, MD2, Ashley T. Giammarino, MS2, Jacob Scheinerman, MD2, Alan R. Hartman, MD1, Derek R. Brinster, MD3.
1Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, North Shore University Hospital / Northwell Health, Queens, NY, USA, 2Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital / Northwell Health, Manhattan, NY, USA, 3Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital / Northwell Health, New York, Queens, NY, USA.
SC5.
SC6.
A reproducible and effective technique for coronary sinus injury repair
Shane P. Smith, Glenn R. Barnhart, Roland A. Hernandez, Patrick J. Ryan, Samuel J. Youssef, David M. Stout, Eric J. Lehr.
Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA.
SC7.
Outcomes of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)/Pacing Lead Extraction Over 8 Years
Alexandra Reph, Sophie Pickering, Samrah Ansari, Caitlin Hoeing, James Wu, MD.
Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA, USA.
SC8.
Modifiable Inter-Hospital Cost Variability in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Xun Zhou1, Clifford E. Fonner2, Alejandro Suarez-Pierre1, Cecillia Lui1, Diane Alejo1, Stefano Schena1, Michael Mazzeffi3, Glenn JR Whitman1, Bradley S. Taylor3, Niv Ad4, Rawn Salenger5.
1The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2Maryland Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative, Baltimore, MD, USA, 3University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, 4Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, MD, USA, 5University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, Towson, MD, USA.
 
THORACIC
Vanderbilt II
Moderators: Ghulam Abbas, MD
Meridian Health System, Holmdel, NJ

Gal Levy, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
ST2.
Sulfonamides are Protective in Lung Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury by Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibition and Other Mechanisms
Akshay Kumar1, Erik Swenson2.
1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2VA Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.
ST3.
Effect of TGF beta and EGF on Airway Epithelial and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Migration
Joanna Weber, Mirza Zain Baig, Faiz Bhora.
Health Quest, Danbury, CT, USA.
ST4.
Differentiation of Benign Versus Malignant Pulmonary Nodules Using Near Infrared Fluorescence Imaging
Nicholas Hess, Olugbenga Okusanya, Neil Christie, Rajeev Dhupar, Arjun Pennathur, James Luketich, Inderpal Sarkaria.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
ST5.
Five-Year Experience with VATS Segmentectomy for Lung Tumor Resection Shows Improving Outcomes and Superiority over Thoracotomy
Michel J. Sabra, Yahya Alwatari, Anna Xu, Christine Bierema, Luke G. Wolf, Anthony D. Cassano, Shah D. Rachit.
VCU Health, Richmond, VA, USA.
ST6.
Intercostal Nerve Cryoanalgesia Reduces Opioid Use after Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
Nick Levinsky, Karthik Thangappan, Robert M. Van Haren, Sandra L. Starnes, Julian Guitron.
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
ST7.
Diltiazem Does Not Prevent Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Undergoing Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Madeline Lederer1, Alexa Deemer1, Franzes Liongson1, Nicholas Roma1, Charles Lee2, Jill Stoltzfus2, William Burfeind2.
1Lewis Katz School of Medicine - St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem, PA, USA, 2St. Lukes University Hospital, Bethlehem, PA, USA.
ST8.
Patient Motivations for Non-Adherence to Lung Cancer Screening in a Military Population
Kenneth P. Seastedt.
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA.
12:30 pm-1:30 pm
DAVID B. CAMPBELL/FRED WEBER LUNCHEON
Lunch in Exhibit Hall, Salon I & II, bring to Plaza Ballroom

Strategies in Achieving High Performance
Brian Ferguson
Arena Labs, Los Angeles, CA
5:00 pm-6:00 pm
MOVIE NIGHT
(concurrent cardiovascular and thoracic tracks)

CARDIOVASCULAR
Plaza Ballroom
Moderators: Spencer Melby, MD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Kenton J. Zehr, MD
Detroit Heart Center, Detroit, MI
MC1.
Mitral Stenosis: Three Clinical Etiologies
Federico Milla
Piedmont Heart Institute, Atlanta, GA, USA.
MC2.
Advanced Techniques in Posterior Mitral Annulus Reconstruction
Gianluca Torregrossa, Andrea Amabile, Elbert E. Williams, John D. Puskas.
Mount Sinai St. Luke's, New York, NY, USA.
MC4.
Aortic Valve replacement via Right Anterior miniThoracotomy and sutureless valve
Gabriele Tamagnini, Mauro Del Giglio.
Villa Torri Hospital, Bologna, Italy.
MC5.
Endovascular Repair of Rapidly Enlarging Ascending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm
Christian V. Ghincea, T. Brett Reece, Yuki Ikeno, Donald L. Jacobs, Muhammad Aftab.
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA.
MC6.
Robotic Resection of a Primary Cardiac Sarcoma
Akbarshakh Akhmerov, Joshua Chung, Dominic Emerson, Alfredo Trento.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
 
THORACIC
Vanderbilt II
Moderators: Carlos Anciano, MD
East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU, Greenville, NC

David Zeltsman, MD
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, NY
MT1.
Case of recurrent esophageal leiomyoma after esophagectomy.
Shawn P. Robinson, Rece Laney, Ikenna Okereke.
UTMB Galveston, Galveston, TX, USA.
MT2.
Lost? Right Lower Lobectomy via Uniportal Left Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
Joshua S. Newman, Stevan S. Pupovac, Miguel Alexis, David Zeltsman.
Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, NY, USA.
MT3.
Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation Surgery performed on a patient with pervious gastric bypass and a large hiatal hernia
Robert Allman, Carlos Anciano, Aundrea Oliver, Mark Iannentoni, James Speicher.
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA.
MT4.
Robotic Assisted Right Bilobectomy with Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction
Omar F. Hasan, Lana Schumacher.
Allegheny Health Network, PITTSBURGH, PA, USA.
MT5.
Surgical Tracheobronchoplasty for Tracheobronchomegaly (Mounier-Kuhn Syndrome)
Charles Bakhos, Roman Petrov, William Shapiro, Abbas Abbas.
Temple University Hospital, PHILADELPHIA, PA, USA.
MT6.
Minimally Invasive Approach to Peritoneopericardial Diaphragmatic Hernia in a 6 year old
Carlos Anciano1, Valery Scharf2, James Speicher1, Aundrea Oliver1, Mark Iannettoni1.
1East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA, 2North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA.
6:15 pm-7:45 pm
CASE BOWL
Plaza Ballroom
Moderators: Sharon Ben-Or, MD
University of South Carolina, Greenville, SC

David B. Campbell, MD
Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

Fred Weber, MD, JD
Emeritus, Ocean City, NJ
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019
6:00 am
Morning Run 5-8 Mile Run (Casual Pace)
Meet in Hotel Lobby
7:30 am-2:30 pm
Registration
Salon I & II
7:30 am-8:30 am
Continental Breakfast & Scientific Poster Rounds
Salon I & II
8:00 am-8:40 am
PLENARY SESSION II
Plaza Ballroom
CARDIOVASCULAR
Moderator: Robert J. Moraca, MD
Peace Health, Bellingham, WA
THORACIC
Moderator: Abbas Abbas, MD
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
8:00 am-8:20 am
PRESIDENT'S TALK
Surgery of the Future: From Robotic to Age of Digital Surgery
Faiz Bhora, MD, FAC
President, Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society
Chief of Thoracic Surgery Health Quest Health System, New York
8:20 am-8:40 am
Suturing the Gender Gap
Sande Starnes, MD
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
9:00 am-10:30 am
EXPERT SESSION II
(concurrent cardiovascular and thoracic tracks)
CARDIOVASCULAR
Plaza Ballroom
Moderators: James Davies, MD
University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Spencer Melby, MD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
THORACIC
Estuary, Mezzanine Level
Moderators: Daniel L. Miller, MD
WellStar Health System, Marietta, GA

Manu Sancheti, MD
Emory Univeristy, Atlanta, GA
9:00 am-9:25 am Aortic Valve: If it's broke, then fix it
Marc Moon, MD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
9:00 am-9:10 am What Thoracic Surgeons Need to Know About Immunotherapy
Linda Martin, MD
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
    9:15 am-9:25 am Robotic Esophagectomy: Anastomotic Options
Inderpal (Netu) Sakaria, MD, FACS
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
9:30 am-9:55 am The MAZE Procedure Simplified
Niv Ad, MD
Adventist HealthCare Adventist Medical Group, Takoma Park, MD & University of Maryland, College Park, MD
9:30 am-9:40 am Submucosal Endoscopy in Thoracic Practice
Roman V. Petrov, MD
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
    9:45 am-9:55 am Management of Intraoperative N2 Disease
Pierre de Delva, MD
University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS
10:00 am-10:10 am All-Arterial Revascularization: What's Best for Our CABG Patients?
Faisel G. Bakaeen, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
10:00 am-10:10 am Debulking for Lung Cancer
Hiran C. Fernando, MD
Inova Fairfax, Falls Church, VA
10:15 am-10:25 am Robotic Heart Surgery: Update
Sam Balkay, MD
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
10:15 am-10:25 am Reshaping the Learning Curve: How Digital Surgery and Analytics Is Transforming Surgical Training in the Operating Room
John Lazar, MD
Medstar, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
10:30 am-11:00 am
COFFEE BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS
Salon I & II
11:00 am-12:00 pm
SCIENTIFIC SESSION II
(concurrent cardiovascular and thoracic tracks)

CARDIOVASCULAR
Plaza Ballroom
Moderators: Thomas G. Caranasos, MD
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

David Kaczorowski, MD
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
SC9.
Leaflet Detachment of the Tricuspid Valve During Surgical Closure of Ventricular Septal Defects
Roy Varghese, Shilpa Sree.
Madras Medical Mission, Chennai, India.
SC10.
The Impact of Age and Gender on Outcomes in patients that Undergo Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Anthony Lemaire, Mark Russo, Hirohisa Ikegami, Casandra Soto, Lauren Salgueiro, Leonard Y. Lee.
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.
SC11.
Healthcare and health disparities and their impact on resource utilization and cost after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A Nationwide Analysis of Real-World Data
Alexis K. Okoh1, Setri Fugar2, Molly Schultheis3, Aaron Fowler3, Aakash Shah3, Mariam Selevany3, Sari Kaplon3, Margarita Camacho3, Ravindra Karanam3, Leonard Lee4, Mark Russo4.
1RWJ Barnabas Health. Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Woodbridge, NJ, USA, 2Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, NJ, USA, 3RWJ Barnabas Health. Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ, USA, 4RWJ Barnabas Health. Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.
SC12.
Gender and Outcome After Aortic Root Replacement
Hannah L. McMullen, BA, Tsuyoshi Yamabe, MD, Yanling Zhao, MS, Suzuka Nitta, Joseph Sanchez, BS, Saveliy Kelebeyev, BS, Casidhe-Nicole R. Bethancourt, BS, Isaac George, MD, Craig R. Smith, MD, Hiroo Takayama, MD, PhD.
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, USA.
SC13.
Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Approach for Reoperative Cardiac Valve Surgery
Ahmed Alnajar1, Wei Pan, MD2, Jacqueline Olive3, Lauren Gray3, Zachary Gray1, Joseph Lamelas, MD1.
1University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA, 2Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA, 3Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.
SC14.
Rapid Implantation and Right Anterior Minithoracotomy approach for surgical AVR
Gabriele Tamagnini, Diego Magnano, Enrico Ramoni, Mauro Del Giglio.
Villa Torri Hospital, Bologna, Italy.
SC15.
Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery in Dialysis-Dependent Patients
Ahmed Alnajar1, Subhasis Chatterjee, MD2, Lauren Gray2, Jacqueline Olive2, Mahmut Kaymakc3, Qianzi Zhang2, Zachary D. Gray2, Joseph Lamelas, MD1.
1University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA, 2Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, 3Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey.
 
THORACIC
Estuary, Mezzanine Level
Moderators: Amanda L. Eilers, DO
Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI

Daniel S. Oh, MD
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
ST9.
500 Consecutive Robotic Lobectomies for Lung Cancer: Perioperative and Oncologic Outcomes
Luis J. Herrera1, Olivia Moreno, MD1, Eric M. Wherley1, Liqiang Ni, PhD2, Kojo Agyabeng-Dadzie1, Matthew Johnston, MD1, Juan Escalon, MD1.
1Orlando Health, Orlando, FL, USA, 2University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA.
ST10.
Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Protocol significantly decreases Opioid Use
Rahul Kumar, Tanya Bell, Heather Grillo, Katherine Kuhns, Taras Grosh, Colleen Gaughan, Sunil Singhal, John Kucharczuk, Taine Pechet, Doraid Jarrar.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
ST11.
One Thousand Cases of Primary Malignant Tracheal Tumors; Characteristics and Outcomes
Mirza Zain Baig1, Joanna Weber1, Faiz Y. Bhora2.
1Health Quest, Danbury, CT, USA, 2Health Quest, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA.
ST12.
Comparative Analysis of Robotic Segmentectomy For Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - A National Cancer Database Study
Syed S. Razi, Dao Nguyen, Nestor Villamizar.
University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, USA.
ST13.
Video-assisted Thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) in the Management of Haemodynamically Stable Penetrating Chest Trauma
Aksha Ramaesh, Elaine Teh, Douglas West.
University Hospitals Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom.
ST14.
Segmentectomies in the Treatment of Synchronous and Metachronous Lung Cancers
Alison Conybeare, Shiva Bikmalla, Christopher Satur.
University Hospitals of North Midlands, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom.
ST15.
Lung Cancer Screening with Low Dose Chest CT in a High Risk Population. Initial Experience and Observations with the First 5,693 Scans Performed
Michael F. Szwerc, Stephanie L. Scarlett, Danielle J. Smith, Richard F. Kucera, Srinivas Annamraju, Jon M. Sweany, Allen M. Rakers.
Excela Heath, Greensburg, PA, USA.
12:15 pm-1:15 pm
JAMES A. MAGOVERN, MD MEMORIAL LECTURESHIP
Lunch in Exhibit Hall, Salon I & II, bring to Plaza Ballroom

Leadership Learning
G. Alexander Patterson, MD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1:30 pm-2:30 pm
MEMBERSHIP BUSINESS MEETING
Plaza Ballroom
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
SCIENTIFIC POSTER PRESENTATIONS
 
CARDIOVASCULAR POSTERS
Salon I & II
P1.
Fate of Homograft versus Polytetrafluoroethylene Right Ventricular to Pulmonary Artery Conduits After Neonatal Truncus Arteriosus Repair: A Case Series
Laura M. Seese1, Harma K. Turbendian2, Carlos Diaz Castrillon1, Victor O. Morell3.
1University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Wolfson Children's Hospital, Jacksonville, FL, USA, 3University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - The Children's Hospital of PIttsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
P2.
Bolus Potassium in Frustrated Ventricular Fibrillation Storm
Ahmed Elmahrouk, Ehab Elghaysha, Ahmed Jamjoom, Uthman Aluthman.
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
P3.
Surgical Outcomes and complications from Transvenous Laser lead Extractions
Lindsay Volk, Nina Verghis, Hirohisa Ikegami, Mark Russo, Leonard Lee, Anthony Lemaire.
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.
P4.
Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Refractory Cardiogenic Shock: Short-term Experience at a Tertiary Center
Anthony Lemaire, Cassandra soto, BS, Marlena Sabatino, Hirohisa Ikegami.
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.
P5.
Management of Type A Aortic Dissection with Associated Malperfusion Syndrome: Case Report
Morgan K. Moroi1, Brandon S. Hendriksen2, Michael Roberts3, Maria C. Castello Ramirez4, Kaushik Mandal2.
1Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA, 2Division of Cardiac Surgery, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA, 3Department of Anesthesiology, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA, 4Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA.
P6.
Timing is Everything: Emergency CABG for Guide Catheter-Related Left Main Coronary Artery Dissection With a Porcelain Aorta
Joseph M. Arcidi, Jr.1, Wendolyn A. Cox2, Swapna S. Mamidipally2, John L. Joliff2.
1Michigan Center for Heart Valve Surgery/University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus, Grand Blanc, MI, USA, 2University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus, Topeka, KS, USA.
P7.
Breaking with the Past - Outcomes of Single Ventricle Palliation and Concomitant Repair of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
Raina Sinha, Jannika Dodge-Khatami, Rebecca Sam, Ali Dodge-Khatami, Jorge Salazar.
University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA.
P8.
Successful Multiple Organ Transplantation from donor with prior Veno Arterial ECMO and compartment syndrome
Nicolas Brozzi, Renzo Cifuentes, Tom Defarias, Ali Ghodsizad, Ronald Serred, Akin Tekin, Rodrigo Vianna, Jose Frigerio, Matthias Loebe.
University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA.
P9.
Post Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy and Veno Venous Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenerator support - Right Ventricular Recovery.
KAWRYSHANKER S. RAJARATNAM, MR, KAUSHALENDRA SINGH RATHORE.
SIR CHARLES GAIRDNER HOSPITAL, NEDLANDS, Australia.
P10.
Tetralogy of Fallot, Presenting in Severely Substandard Healthcare Settings: Pulmonary Valve and Conduit Allograft for Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction is Possible and Efficacious
Renzo O. Cifuentes1, Herman Montero2, David Maldonado2, Antonio Fernandez2, Melissa Oliver1, Marc Rebel1, Douglas King1, Thomas Di Sessa3, William Zeman1, Aubyn Marath1.
1Cardiostart International, Tampa, FL, USA, 2Hospital Del Nio Dr. Francisco Icaza Bustamante, Guayaquil, Ecuador, 3University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA.
P13.
Aortic Arch Thromboembolectomy for Thrombus in Transit: Utility of Both Antegrade and Retrograde Cerebral Perfusion with Moderate Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest
Vicente Valero, MD, Christian V. Ghincea, MD, Thomas Brett Reece, MD, Muhammad Aftab, MD.
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA.
P14.
Cardiogenic shock patients on VA-ECMO with and without unloading from Impella
Samrah Ansari, Caitlin Hoeing, Sophie Pickering, Alexandra Reph, James K. Wu, MD.
Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA, USA.
P16.
Long-Term Survival Rate of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Caitlin Hoeing, Samrah Ansari, Sophie Pickering, Alexandra Reph, James K. Wu, MD.
Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA, USA.
P17.
Mitral Valve Repair in Patient with Cor Triatriatum Sinister
Patrick G. Chan, Ernest G. Chan, Pyongsoo D. Yoon.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
P20.
Surgical Revascularization in Acute Myocardial Infarction
Virendar Sarwal.
Ojas Superspeciality Hospital, Panchkula, India, CHANDIGARH, India.
P21.
Prophylactic Negative Pressure Wound Dressing Does Not Reduce the Incidence of Sternal Wound Infection After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Propensity-Matched Analysis
Elsayed Elmistekawy, Thin Xuan Vo, Sophia Chaudry, Louise Sun Sun, Buu-Khanh Lam.
Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
P23.
"Shaggy Aorta Protocol" - Early Institutional Experience with Retrograde Cerebral Perfusion in Open Aortic Arch Repair for Washout of Thromboembolic Debris
Christian V. Ghincea, Muhammad Aftab, Yuki Ikeno, Gavriel F. Roda, Devon A. Anderson, Leighton McCabe, Jessica Rove, Jay D. Pal, Joseph C. Cleveland, David A. Fullerton, T. Brett Reece.
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA.
P24.
Impact of TEG on Perioperative Bleeding, Transfusion, and Return to Operating Room in Isolated Valve Surgery
Michael Kuehne, PhD, PA-C, Roberta E. Redfern, PhD, Gabriel Naimy, Kevin Fleming, CCP, Nathan Bobulski, CCP, Michael G. Moront, MD.
ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo, OH, USA.
P25.
A Simplified Low-Cost Simulator for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Training
Ahmed Alnajar1, P. Alex Smith, Ph.D.2, Swaminadhan Gnanashanmugam, MD3, Asma Aljesrawi4, Marcos Garcia Salas1, Joseph Lamelas, MD1.
1University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA, 2Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA, 3Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, 4The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
P26.
Left Ventricular Assist Device Outflow Graft Obstruction, Multi-Institutional Treatment with Percutaneous Stenting
Tyler J. Wallen1, Ahmet Kilic2, Alejandro Suarez-Pierre3, Siddharth S. Wayangankar1, David S. Anderson1, Mustafa Ahmed1, Juan Aranda1, Juan Vilaro1, Eric Jeng1, Thomas Beaver1, George Arnaoutakis1.
1The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, 2Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA, 3Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.
P27.
Extra-Anatomic Aortic Bypass Paralleling the Right Ventricle with Arch Reconstruction for Treatment of an Infected TEVAR Graft
Andrew P. Rabenstein, Thomas V. Bilfinger, Shang Loh, Allison J. McLarty.
Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY, USA.
P28.
Left Ventricular Assist Device Exchange: Comparing Outcomes of HeartMate2 (HM2), HeartMate3 (HM3) and HeartWare (HVAD) Device Exchanges for Pump Thrombosis
Adaoma V. Ngari, Kunal Kotkar, Marci Damiano, Aki Itoh, Muhammad F. Masood.
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA.
P29.
Veno-venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Definitive Therapy in a Large Arch and Descending Aortic Aneurysm
Nikhil K. Prasad, Laura DiChiacchio, Kevin M. Jones, Murtaza Y. Dawood.
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA.
P31.
Right Anterior Minithoracotomy for surgical AVR as a standard of care in Intermediate Surgical Risk patients
Gabriele Tamagnini1, Diego Magnano2, Enrico Ramoni1, Mauro Del Giglio1.
1Villa Torri Hospital, Bologna, Italy, 2Villa Torri HOSPITAL, Bologna, Italy.
P32.
Protective effects of 17β-estradiol on liver injury after occlusion of the proximal portion of descending aorta in male rats
Marcelo Luiz Peixoto Sobral, Ricardo Ribeiro Dias, Cristiano de Jesus Correia, Aline Santos de Almeida, Roberto Armstrong Jr, Fbio Biscegli Jatene, Ana Cristina Breithaupt-Faloppa, Luiz Felipe Pinho Moreira.
INCOR, So Paulo, Brazil.
VP1.
Ruptured Chronic Type A Dissection With Aorta to Right Atrial Fistula After Prior Dissection Repair
Jonathan M. Hemli, Antonio J. Guirola, Paley G. Arnone, Jui-Chuan Tseng, Kush R. Dholakia, S Jacob Scheinerman, Derek R. Brinster.
Lenox Hill Hospital / Northwell Health, New York, NY, USA.
VP2.
Homograft Replacement of the Pulmonic Root for IVDU-Associated Endocarditis
Jonathan M. Hemli, Paley G. Arnone, Antonio J. Guirola, Karthik Seetharam, Jui-Chuan Tseng, S Jacob Scheinerman, Derek R. Brinster.
Lenox Hill Hospital / Northwell Health, New York, NY, USA.
VP3.
Third Time Aortic Valve Replacement in a Patient with a Totally Calcified (Porcelain) Aortic Homograft.
Travis C. Geraci, Mikhail Vaynblat.
NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.
VP4.
The Yasui Operation
Roy Varghese, Ejaz A. Sherrif, Shilpa Sree.
Madras Medical Mission, Chennai, India.
VP5.
The Utility of Three Dimensional Printing in Cardiothoracic Surgery
John Kucera1, Kenneth P. Seastedt1, MD Junewai Reoma2.
1Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA, 2Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA.
VP6.
Florida Sleeve Procedure for Root Stabilization Following Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair - A Case Report
Kenneth Seastedt, M.D., Christopher J. Scheiber, M.D., Junewai L. Reoma, M.D..
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA.
 
THORACIC POSTERS
Salon I & II
P33.
Biomaterials for Repair of Traumatic Costal Arch Injuries
Daniel L. Miller
WellStar Heath System/Mayo Clinic Care Network, Marietta, GA, USA.
P34.
Minimally Invasive Approach to Peritoneopericardial Diaphragmatic Hernia in a 6 year old
Carlos Anciano1, Austin Rogers1, Valery F. Scharf2, James Speicher1, Aundrea Oliver1, Mark Iannettoni1.
1East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA, 2North Carolina State, Raleigh, NC, USA.
P35.
Comprehensive Comparison and Surgical Implications of Right and Left Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Location in the Tracheoesophageal Groove
Macy Cottrell, Michael J. Herr, Madison Kahl, Darryl S. Weiman.
University of Tennessee Health Center, Memphis, TN, USA.
P36.
Pericardiodiaphragmatic Hernia Following a Subxiphoid Pericardioperitoneal Window for Recurrent Pericardial Effusion: A Case Report and Literature Review
Ernest G. Chan, Nicholas Baker, Ryan M. Levy.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
P37.
Innovative and Successful Management of a Colonic Interposition Graft Pericardial Fistula
Jacquelyn Brandenburg, DO, Jess D. Schwartz, MD.
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA.
P38.
Lung Compartment Syndrome Resulting from Bronchial Laceration and Traumatic Hemo-Pneumatocele
Jacquelyn Brandenburg, DO, Zo Jones, MD, Jess D. Schwartz, MD.
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA.
P39.
Intermediate-Term Oncologic Outcomes Following Single-Incision Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Thymectomy for Early-Stage Thymoma
Stevan S. Pupovac, MD, Joshua S. Newman, MD, Miguel Alexis, MD, David Zeltsman, MD.
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Queens, NY, USA.
P41.
Uniportal VATS Lobectomy and Decortication: Not An Everyday Occurrence
Joshua S. Newman, Alexandra S. Renzi, Lawrence Glassman, Paul C. Lee, Julissa Jurado, Kevin Hyman, David Zeltsman.
Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, NY, USA.
P42.
Successful Management of Sternomanubrial Joint Septic Arthritis with Pectoralis Muscle Flap Closure
Barkat Ali, MD, Anil Shetty, MD, Gregory Borah, MD, Christorpher Demas, MD, Jess D. Schwartz, MD.
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA.
P43.
VP7.
Robotic-assisted right upper bilobectomy with pericardial resection
Andrei Gritsiuta1, Abbas Abbas2, Charles Bakhos2, Roman Petrov1.
1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
VP9.
Robotic Repair of a Giant Paraesophageal Hernia
Nicole J. Kus, Charles T. Bakhos, Roman V. Petrov, Abbas El-Sayed Abbas.
Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
VP10.
Resection of Mediastinal Teratoma
Lily Fatula, MD, Alison Lehane, Luminita Rezeanu, MD, William Bolton, MD, James Stephenson, MD, Sharon Ben-Or, MD.
Prisma Health System, Greenville, SC, USA.
VP11.
Laparoscopic Approach to Left Diaphragmatic Plication
Ernest G. Chan, Syed F. Ashraf, Manuel V. Sanchez, James D. Luketich.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
VP12.
Diaphragm Plication Using An Automated Titanium Fastener
Nicole M. Perez, Roy T. Temes.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.
7:00 pm-10:00 pm
PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION & DINNER
Vanderbilt I

(BUSINESS CASUAL)
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019
6:00 am
Morning Run 5-8 Mile Run (Casual Pace)
Meet in Hotel Lobby
7:30 am-12:00 pm
Registration
Salon II Foyer
7:30 am-8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
Salon I & II
8:00 am-9:45 am
EXPERT SESSION III
(concurrent cardiovascular and thoracic tracks)
CARDIOVASCULAR
Plaza Ballroom
Moderators: John V. Conte, MD
Penn State Medical Center, Hershey, PA

Muhammad Aftab, MD
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
THORACIC
Estuary, Mezzanine Level
Moderators: Aundrea L. Oliver, MD
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Andrea Wolf, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
8:00 am-8:10 am CABG in Cardiogenic Shock. Impella Assist
M. Faraz Masood, MD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Lung Cancer After Lung Transplant
Benjamin E. Haithcock, MD
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC
8:15 am-8:25 am Building a Robotic Program 1 cm at a Time
Evelio Rodriguez, MD
Saint Thomas Heart Hospital, Nashville, TN
Percutaneous Localization of Pulmonary Nodules and Immediate Resection
Lana Y. Schumacher, MD
Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
8:30 am-8:40 am Building an Endovascular Cardiac Surgery Practice
A. Claire Watkins, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
LVRS vs Endobronchial Valve for Treatment of Emphysema
Sudish C. Murthy, MD, PhD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
8:45 am-8:55 am Sympathectomy for Vtach
Kaushik Mandal, MD
Penn State Medical Center, Hershey, PA
Fibrosing Mediastinitis: When to Suspect and How to Evaluate and Treat?
Rafael S. Andrade, MD
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
9:00 am-9:10 am Is There an Indication for SAVR Anymore?
Allan Stewart, MD
Baptist Health, Miami, FL
Biomaterials for Chest Wall Reconstruction and Stabilization
Daniel L. Miller, MD
WellStar Health System, Marietta, GA
9:15 am-9:25 am High Risk Profile CABG: Strategies and Outcomes
Deane E. Smith, MD
NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
Catheter Based Ablation of Lung Cancer
Richard J. Battafarano, MD
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
9:30 am-9:40 am Mini VAD: The Preferred Approach
David Kaczorowski, MD
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Robotic Airway Surgery
Richard S. Lazzaro, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
10:00 am-10:40 am
SCIENTIFIC SESSION III
(concurrent cardiovascular and thoracic tracks)

CARDIOVASCULAR
Plaza Ballroom
Moderators: Michael Deeb, MD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Ml

Marc Moon, MD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
SC16.
Asian Patients Require More Blood Transfusions in Cardiac Surgery: A Propensity-Matched Analysis
Takuya Ogami1, Eric Zimmermann1, Roger Zhu1, Anthony Lamonica2, John Petrie2, Charles Mack2, Samuel Lang2, Dimitrios Avgerinos2.
1New York-Presbyterian/Queens, Flushing, NY, USA, 2Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA.
SC17.
Seasonality of Postoperative Pneumonia after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Thomas J. Martin1, Adam E. M. Eltorai1, Kevin F. Kennedy2, Frank Sellke3, Afshin Ehsan3.
1The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA, 2Department of Cardiology, St Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, MO, USA, 3Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.
SC18.
Elevated Troponin I Before Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Do the Level and Timing Matter?
Carlos Martinez Licha, Emma J. Morone, Lava R. Timsina, Niharika Namburi, James B. Milward, Aaron J. Clark, Lawrence S. Lee.
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA.
SC19.
Patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis have improved renal outcomes after TAVR compared to SAVR
Meghan O. Kelly, MD, Nathan Lohner, BS, Nadia H. Bakir, BS, Robert M. MacGregor, Joshua L. Manghelli, DO, Daniel I. Carter, BS, Lindsey R. Melby, Richard Schuessler, PhD, Ralph J. Damiano, MD, Spencer J. Melby, MD.
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA.
 
THORACIC
Estuary, Mezzanine Level
Moderators: Jenifer L. Marks, MD
The Medical Center of Aurora, Aurora, CO

Taine Pechet, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
ST16.
A Comparison of Blood Based Testing to Tissue Sampling for the Detection of Mutations in Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
Daniel Lee1, Selina Juarez2, Christine SChammel3, David P. Schammel3, James Stephenson2, William Bolton2, Sharon Ben-Or2.
1University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, Greenville, SC, USA, 2Prisma Health Upstate, Greenville, SC, USA, 3Pathology Associates, Greenville, SC, USA.
ST17.
General Thoracic Surgery Outcomes Are Not Improved in Hospitals Performing Cardiac Surgery: A Population-Based Analysis
Andrew Nguyen1, Mariam Selevany2, Amber L. Turner3, Joanna Sesti3, Russell Langan3, Subroto Paul3.
1RWJBarnabas Health, West Orange, NJ, USA, 2Newark Beth Israel Medical Center - RWJBarnabas Health, Newark, NJ, USA, 3Saint Barnabas Medical Center - RWJBarnabas Health, Livingston, NJ, USA.
ST18.
Update: Maturation of Care of Pectus Excavatum at the Home of the Nuss Procedure Over the Last Decade
Robert E. Kelly, Jr., Robert J. Obermeyer, M.D., Michael J. Goretsky, M.D., M Ann Kuhn, M.D., Frazier W. Frantz, M.D., Margaret M. McGuire, M.D., Duane S. Duke, M.D., Antarius Daniel, Donald Nuss, M.B., Ch.B.
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Norfolk, VA, USA.
ST19.
Radioguided Detection of Lymph Node Metastasis in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Long Term Results
Martin Masika, Wei Tan, Mark Hennon, Elisabeth Dexter, Todd Demmy, Anthony Picone, Sai Yendamuri, Chukwumere Nwogu.
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY, USA.
10:45 am-11:45 am
PLENARY SESSION III
Plaza Ballroom
CARDIOVASCULAR
Moderator: A. Claire Watkins, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
THORACIC
Moderator: John Lazar, MD
Medstar, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
10:45 am-11:15 am
DEBATE: VALVE SPARING ROOT
Pro Repair for Type A Dissection
James Davies, MD
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Pro Bentall
Kenton J. Zehr, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
11:15 am-11:45 am
DEBATE: ROBOTIC LUNG RESECTIONS: MY WAY OR THE HIGHWAY A STANDARDIZED APPROACH
PRO: Benny Weksler, MD
Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

CON: Mark R. Dylewski, MD
Institute of Thoracic Surgery, South Miami, FL
11:45 am-12:00 pm
AWARDS / CLOSING REMARKS
Faiz Bhora, MD, FACS
President, Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society
Chief of Thoracic Surgery Health Quest Health System, NY