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38th Annual APACVS Meeting


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Thursday April 4, 2019


     Thoracic Track

          Overview on Surgical Management of NSCLC

          VATS Lobectomy

          Robotic Lobectomy

          Overview of Surgical Management of Esophageal Cancer

          Open Esophagogastrectomy

          Minimally Invasive Esophagogastrectomy

          Multidisciplinary Teams

          Oncologic Molecular Testing and Treatment

          Post-Operative Complications That Land in the APP Clinic

          Lung Cancer Screening

          Smoking Cessation

     Vascular Track

          Introduction to Vascular Disease and Vascular Lab Testing

          Management of Vascular Emergencies in the ICU

          Update on Hemodialysis Access

          DVTs: Updates on Anticoagulation and Venous Thrombolysis

          IVC Filter Complications

          Pulmonary Embolism Response Team

          Advances in Endovascular Management of Pulmonary Embolism

     Cardiac Track

          The History of CPB

          Revisiting Arterial Conduits

          Cardiac CT

          Cardiac MRI

          Emergency ECMO Outcomes

          Starting an ECMO Program

          Syntax II and Syntax III:  What is the take Home Message For Surgeons


Friday April 5, 2019



          Current State of PA and CVT PA Practice

          The CVT PA Prospective Employee Assessment

          CVT Documentation

          CVT PAs STS Database Documentation & Data

          CVT Association Leadership Coalition Panel Discussion

          CVT PA Evaluation and Certification

          CVT Business Management and Leadership

          CVT PA Contract Negotiation I & II


          Interventional Bronchoscopy - ENB

          Interventional Bronchoscopy - EBUS

          Energy Based Platforms in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

          Benign Esophageal Problems: GERD, Achalasia, Giant Paraesophageal Hernia

          Surgical Evaluation for Benign Esophageal Problems

          Surgical Management of Benign Esophageal Disease Including Endoscopic Techniques

          Mediastinal Problems and How to Evaluate Them

          Surgical Interventions for Mediastinal Problems

          Lung Cancer Staging to Guide Treatment

          Post-operative Complications from Lung Surgery

          Post-operative Complications from Esophageal Surgery

          Wounds, Misc.


          Advances in Management of Carotid Disease

          Introduction to Endovascular Techniques

          Advanced Endovascular Techniques For Limb Salvage

          Management of Aortic Trauma

          AAA Management

          Management of Type B Dissections

          FEVAR and Complex TAA Management

          Use of Lumbar Drains in Aortic Surgery 

     Critical Care

          Update on Novel Pressors and Approach to Multiple Pressor Utilization

          Emergency Neurologic Life Support (ENLS): What to Do in the First Critical Hour of A Neurologic Emergency

          ERAS Cardiac Surgery

          Overview of Mechanical Support

          Current Management of Right Heart Failure in the ICU

          Updates in the Management of Septic Shock: Use of Steroids and IV Vitamin C:  VICTAS Trial and it's Implication for the Care of Sepsis Patients

          Sedation and ICU Delirium

          Acute Kidney Failure Prevention After Cardiac Surgery


Saturday April 6, 2019


     Critical Care

          Ventilation Approaches and Management In the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Patient

          Update in Perioperative Medical Management of Heart Failure

          Team Management of Long-Term ICU Patients

          Fluid Resuscitation: The Debate between LR, NS, Colloid and Sodium Bicarb

          ERAS Thoracic Surgery

          Development and Deployment of APP's in the ICU Setting

          Approach to Coagulopathy in the ICU: DIC and Thrombotic Emergencies

          Utilization of Ultrasound in Critically Ill Patients  


          Mitral and Aortic Valve Repair in 2019: Similarities and Differences

          MCS in AMI - The National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative

          Post-Operative LVAD Management - It's Not About the Pump

          Transplant Updates

          Active Surveillance in Severe Asymptomatic MR

          Advances in Transcatheter Interventions

          Congenital Disease in the Adult Patient

          Updates on Endocarditis 


Sunday April 7, 2019


     General Sessions

          Presidential Address

          Understanding and Overcoming Burnout

          Transition to Value Based Care


          Anticoagulation Updates

          Innovation in Simulation 

          Prescribing Controlled Substances

          Alternative Post-Operative Pain Management



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