VAM: Industry-sponsored symposia


Industry-sponsored symposia at the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) will be presented Wednesday and Thursday evenings and at three breakfast sessions taking place Thursday morning.

Industry-supported evening Satellite Symposia will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Wednesday’s session is sponsored by Gore; Thursday’s is sponsored by Medtronic. Industry Breakfast Symposia will be held from 6:30 to 8 a.m. Thursday.

Thursday, Aug. 19

6:30 to 8 a.m. B1: “Why clinical trial participants need to look like us and how we can improve care for the underserved population living with peripheral arterial disease.” Sponsored by Abbott

Faculty: Danielle Bajakian, MD; Jennifer Jones-McMeans, MD; Leigh Ann O’Banion, MD; Michael Siah, MD

Room: SDCC, Room 1AB

B2: “Paclitaxel Safety: A view from multiple perspectives.” Co-Sponsored by Boston Scientific and Medtronic

Faculty: Venita Chandra, MD; Daniel Clair, MD; Anahita Dua, MD; Michael R. Jaff, DO; Darren Schneider, MD; Peter Schneider, MD; Simona Zannetti, MD

Room: SDCC, Room 6C

B3: “Clinical insights in chronic CAD/ PAD: Reducing the risk of major cardiovascular events.” Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Faculty: Sonya S. Noor, MD

Room: SDCC, Room 6F

6:30 to 8 p.m. “Addressing the risk of neck dilatation in wide necks: The role of ESAR.” Sponsored by Medtronic

Faculty: Brant Ullery, MD; Naiem Nassiri, MD; Jeffrey Jim, MD; Javairiah Fatima, MD

Room: Marriott Marquis, Marina D

A special thank you to our VAM 2021 supporters! Our VAM sponsorships come from: 3M Health Care, BD, Boston Scientific Corporation, Cardiva Medical, Gore, LifeNet Health, Medtronic, Philips and ReSuture, Inc. Our educational grants are from: Abbott, Boston Scientific Corporation, Cook Medical, Cordis®, Gore and Medtronic.

Vascular Live

The always-popular Vascular Live sessions include seven innovative segments about the latest products and developments related to vascular surgery, in a theater-in-the-round setting presented during coffee breaks and lunch in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday and Friday. This interactive experience at VAM puts exhibitors face-to-face with vascular surgeons, technologists and all the members of a vascular team.

All Vascular Live events will take place at the Vascular Live stage in Exhibit Hall B, located on the ground level of the San Diego Convention Center.

Thursday, Aug. 19

10:20 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. “Dos and don’ts of suture-mediated closure and repair for large bore access sites.” Sponsored by Abbott

Faculty: Sonya Noor, MD

12:20 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. “Incorporating WavelinQ EndoAVF System into your AV access program.” Sponsored by BD

Faculty: Stephen Hohmann, MD

12:50 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. “The GORE® ACTIVE CONTROL System: Why precision and accuracy matter.” Sponsored by Gore

Faculty: Jordan R. Stern, MD

3:05 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. “Factors in determining your guidewire algorithm for complex peripheral cases.” Sponsored by Abbott

Faculty: Anahita Dua, MD

5:30 p.m. to 5:55 p.m. “Penumbra’s latest innovation lightning intelligent aspiration and treating complex cases with large volume embolization technology.” Sponsored by Penumbra

Faculty: Sean P. Lyden, MD

Friday, Aug. 20

9:35 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. “TWO2 therapy for healing DFU and VLU: Reducing Hospitalizations and Amputations Sponsored by Advanced Oxygen Therapy, Inc.

Faculty: Anil P. Hingorani, MD

12:35 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. “Real world PAD strategies for complex lesions.” Sponsored by BD

Faculty: Frank Arko, MD, and Bryan Fisher, MD

1:05 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. “The role of covered stent grafts in the treatment of complex aortoiliac occlusive disease.” Sponsored by Gore

Faculty: Darren B. Schneider, MD

3:05 p.m. to 3:35 p.m. “TCAR: Why? When? What’s next? A discussion on the latest data and best practices.” Sponsored by Silk Road Medical

Faculty: Michael C. Stoner, MD, Cynthia K. Shortell, MD and Peter A. Schneider, MD

Vascular Live presentations are not part of the ACCME-accredited portion of the Vascular Annual Meeting  


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