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29th Annual Meeting

Final Program
† = Samson Resident Prize Essay
* = By Invitation
Wednesday, June 18, 2003
3:00 pm Registration Opens
7:00 pm New Members Reception, Poolside
Thursday, June 19, 2003
6:00 am Samson Fun Run
7:00 am Registration - Conference Center Foyer
Continental Breakfast - Exhibit Hall, Poinsettia I
8:00 am Introduction of New Members and Resident Essay Finalists
Poinsettia II-III
8:10 am Scientific Session
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Poinsettia II-III
Moderators: Edward D. Verrier, Robert C. Robbins
1. Transmyocardial Revascularization Versus Medical Therapy: Five-Year Follow-Up Of A Prospective Randomized Trial
Keith B. Allen, M.D.*, Robert D. Dowling, M.D.*, William W. Angell, M.D., Deepak M. Gangahar, M.D.*
St. Vincent Medical Center - Indianapolis, IN
2. Inhaled Prostacyclin Is A Safe And Effective Alternative To Nitric Oxide For Treatment Of Pulmonary Hypertension And Right Ventricular Failure After Cardiothoracic Surgery
David G. Affleck, M.D.*, Eric Jacobsohn, MBchB, MHPE, FRCPC*, Laureen L. Hill, M.D.*, Charl J. DeWet, MMBCh*, Michael S. Avidan, MBChB*, Heidi A. Tymkew, MHS*, Jennifer Smith, Ph.D.*, Marc R. Moon, M.D.*, Ralph J. Damiano, M.D.*, Nader Moazami, M.D.*
Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO
3. Comparison Of Bilateral Thoracic Grafting With Percutaneous Coronary Interventions In Patients With Diabetes Mellitus
Cham Locker, M.D.*, Rephael Mohr, M.D.*, Oren Levran, M.D.*, Gideon Uretzky, M.D.*, Aharon Frimerman, M.D.*, Tael Shahar, M.D.*, Itzhak Shapira, M.D.*
Tel Aviv Souraky Medical Center - Tel Aviv, Israel
9:10 am Presidential Address
Edward D. Verrier
Seattle, Washington
10:00 am Coffee Break - Visit Exhibits
Poinsettia I
10:30 am Scientific Session
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Poinsettia II-III
Moderators: R. Scott Mitchell, Vaughn A. Starnes
4. Seven-Year Experience With Aortic Arch Reconstruction: Safety Of Moderate Hypothermia With Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion During Systemic Circulatory Arrest
Richard C. Cook*, Nancy Day, R.N.*, Lynn Fedoruk, M.D.*, Michael T. Janusz, M.D.*
University of British Columbia - Vancouver, BC
5. Thoracic Surgical Procedures In Patients Enrolled In a CT Screening Trial
Juan A. Crestanello, M.D.*, Mark S. Allen, M.D.*, James Jett, M.D.*, Staphen D. Cassivi, M.D.*, Francis C. Nichols III, M.D.*, Stephen J. Swensen, M.D.*, Claude Deschamps, M.D.*, Peter C. Pairolero, M.D.*
Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN
6. Early Cavopulmonary Anastomosis Is Safe In Very Young Infants After The Norwood Procedure
Robert D.B. Jaquiss, M.D.*, Nancy S. Ghanayem, M.D.*, George M. Hoffman, M.D.*, Raymond T. Fedderly, M.D.*, Joseph R. Cava, M.D.*, Kathleen A. Mussatto, R.N.,BSN*, James S. Tweddell, M.D.*
Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI
7. Minimally Invasive Technology For Mitral Valve Surgery Via Left Thoracotomy: Experience With 34 Cases
Paul C. Saunders, M.D.*, Eugene A. Grossi, M.D.*, Ram Sharony, M.D.*, Charles F. Schwartz, M.D.*, Greg H. Ribakove, M.D.*, Julie Delianides, R.N.*, Aubrey C. Galloway, M.D.*, Stephen B. Colvin, M.D.*
New York University Medical Center - New York, NY
11:50 am Controversies In Thoracic Surgery
"The NETT Trial: Now We Have Data"

Moderator: Richard I. Whyte

Results of Open versus Thoracoscopic Surgical Operations for Lung Volume Reduction
Robert J. McKenna, Jr.

Medical versus Surgical Treatment of End Stage Pulmonary Failure
Douglas E. Wood

Was the NETT Trial Worth the Wait?
Joel D. Cooper

Panel Discussion

12:30 pm Adjourn
7:00 pm Theme Dinner - La Costa Pavillion
Friday, June 20, 2003
6:30 am Simultaneous Breakfast Sessions
A) Adult Cardiac Session
Marigold Room
Destination LVAD Therapy
James W. Long

Are There Patients that Need and Want Long-Term LVAD Support?
Michael Fowler

B) General Thoracic Session
Iris I Room
Neoadjuvant Therapy for Esophageal Carcinoma
Pro: Jeffrey A. Hagen
Con: Richard I. Whyte
C) Congenital Heart Disease Session
Iris II Room
Treatment of Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Medical Treatment/b>
Joseph K. Perloff

Surgical Treatment
Hillel Laks

7:00 am Continental Breakfast - Exhibit Hall, Poinsettia I
8:00 am Postgraduate Course
Sponsored by: White Memorial Medical Center and Foundation - Lyman A. Brewer, III Fund
Poinsettia II-III
Introduced by: Edward D. Verrier
"Cell Transplantation to Prevent Heart Failure"
Richard D. Weisel
Toronto, Ontario CA
8:50 am Scientific Session
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Poinsettia II-III
Moderators: David A. Bull, John D. Mitchell
8. Angiogenic Pretreatment Enhances Transplanted Cardiomyocyte Survival And Efficacy Of The Cellular Cardiomyoplasty In A Myocardial Infarct Model
Todd K. Rosengart, M.D.*, Mauricio A. Retuerto, M.D.*, Paul Schalch, M.D.*, Gerald Patejunas, Ph.D.*, JoAnn Carbray, B.S.*, Naxin Liu, Ph.D.*, Leslie McGregor, B.S.*, Ronald G. Crystal, M.D.*
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare - Evanston, IL
9. Is Extensive Total Arch Replacement For Acute Aortic Dissection Justified?
Kenji Minatoya, M.D.*, Hitoshi Ogino, M.D.*, Hiroaki Sasaki, M.D.*, Toshikatsu Yagihara, M.D.*, Soichiro Kitamura, M.D.*
National Cardiovascular Center - Suita, Osaka, Japan
10. Toll-Like Receptor 4 (TLR4) Mediates Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury In The Heart
Albert J. Chong, M.D.*, Craig R. Hampton, M.D.*, Akira Shimamoto, M.D.,Ph.D.*, Christine L. Rothnie, B.S.*, Denise J. Spring, Ph.D.*, Timothy H. Pohlman, M.D.*, Edward D. Verrier, M.D.*
University of Washington - Seattle, WA
11. The Impact Of Barrett's Esophagus On Outcomes For Adenocarcinoma
Michael F. Reed, M.D.*, Barish H. Edil, M.D.*, George Tolis, Jr., M.D.*, Allan S. James, M.D.*, Donahue M. Dean, M.D.*, Ashby C. Moncure, M.D.*, John C. Wain, M.D.*, Cameron D. Wright, M.D.*, Douglas J. Mathisen, M.D.*
Massachusetts General Hospital – Boston, MA
12. Propensity Case-Matched Analysis Of A Six-Year Experience With Minimally Invasive Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement
Ram Sharony, M.D.*, Eugene A. Grossi, M.D.*, Paul C. Saunders, M.D.*, Charles F. Schwartz, M.D.*, Greg H. Ribakove, M.D.*, Patricia Ursomanno, R.N.*, Aubrey C. Galloway, M.D.*, Stephen B. Colvin, M.D.*
New York University Medical Center - New York, NY
10:30 am Coffee Break - Visit Exhibits, Poinsettia I
11:00 am Scientific Session
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Poinsettia II-III
Moderators: John C. Chen, Scot H. Merrick
13. Initial Clinical Trial Of Pulmonary Vein Isolation With BPF Ablation For The Treatment Of AF
Sydney L. Gaynor, M.D.*, Marc R. Moon, M.D.*, Sunil M. Prasad, M.D.*, Samuel A. Wickline, M.D.*, Kara M. Barnett, B.A.*, Nicholas R. Damiano*, Marci S. Bailey, R.N.*, Rachel L. Herren, R.N.*, Yosuke Ishii, M.D.*, Richard B. Schuessler, Ph.D.*, Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., M.D.
Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO
14. Does Septal-Lateral Annular Cinching Work For Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation?
Frederick A. Tibayan, M.D.*, Filiberto Rodriguez, M.D.*, Frank Langer, M.D.*, Mary K. Zasio, B.A.*, Lynn Bailey, B.A.*, David Liang, M.D., Ph.D.*, George T. Daughters, M.S.*, Neil B. Ingels, Ph.D.*, D. Craig Miller, M.D.*
Stanford University - Stanford, CA
15. Mechanical Connections For Distal Anastomosis iIn CABG Surgery: Initial Experience And Clinical Results
Thierry Carrel, M.D.*, Lars Englberger, M.D.*, Dorothee Keller, R.N.*, Friedrich Eckstein, M.D.*
University Hospital - Berne, Switzerland
12:00 pm Adjourn
Saturday, June 21, 2003
7:00 am Continental Breakfast - Exhibit Hall, Poinsettia I
7:30 am Poster Forum Session
(5 minutes presentation, 3 minutes discussion)
Poinsettia II-III
Moderators: Edward D. Verrier, Irving L. Kron
P1. NF Kappa B Mediates Contralateral Lung Injury Following Reperfusion Of Ischemic Lung
Riyad Karmy-Jones, M.D.*, Yvonne Carter, M.D.*, Eric Vallieres, M.D., Osamu Kagikawa, M.D.*, Angela Farr, M.D.*, Thomas Martin, M.D.*, Edward D. Verrier, M.D., Timothy Pohlman, M.D.*
UCSF Medical Center - San Francisco, CA
P2. Combinatorial Gene Therapy Of Interleukin-4 And -10 Promotes CD8+ T Cells Apoptosis And Prevents Cardiac Allograft Apoptosis Via Perforin/Granzyme B Pathway
Hiroshi Furukawa, M.D.*, Ryde Russell, M.D.*, Kiyohiro Oshima, M.D.*, Thomas Tung, M.D.*, Guanggen Cui, M.D.*, Hillel Laks, M.D., Luyi Sen, M.D.*
UCLA Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA
P3. Role Of Activating Transcription Factor (ATF)- 3 In Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury
Akira Shimamoto, M.D.,Ph.D.*, Albert J. Chong, M.D.*, Craig R. Hampton, M.D.*, Christine L. Rothnie, B.S.*, Denise J. Spring, Ph.D.*, Dan Lu, M.S.*, Tsonwin Hai, Ph.D.*, Timothy H. Pohlman, M.D.*, Edward D. Verrier, M.D.
University of Washington - Seattle, WA
P4. Novel Effects Of Endothelin Antagonism On Cardial Allograft Recovery
Paul W.M. Fedak, M.D.*, Vivek Rao, M.D., Ph.D.*, Richard D. Weisel, M.D.*, Patty Boylen*, Santiago Miriuka, M.D.*, Pedram Kazemian, M.Sc.*, Danny Ramzy, M.D.*, Christopher Feindel, M.D.*, Laura Tumiatt, B.Sc.*, Subodh Verma, M.D., Ph.D.*
Toronto General Hospital - Toronto, ON
P5. Effects Of Phoshorylcholine Coating On Extracorporeal Circulation Management And Postoperative Outcome
Roberto Lorusso, M.D.,Ph.D.*, Giulio Pavan, P.T.*, Pasquale Totaro, M.D.*, Gaetano Minzioni, M.D.*
Civic Hospital - Brescia, Italy
P6. Cavopulmonary Assist In The Newborn
Mark D. Rodefeld, M.D.*, Jack H. Boyd, M.D.*, Robert G. Presson, Jr., M.D.*, Wiltz W. Wagner, Jr., Ph.D.*, John W. Brown, M.D.*
Indiana University School of Medicine - Indianapolis, IN
P7. Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity In Thoracic Aneurysms Associated With Bicuspid And Tricuspid Aortic Valves
Jon Boyum, M.D.*, Erika K. Fellinger, M.D.*, Joseph D. Schmoker, M.D.*, Lucy Trombly, M.S.*, Kenneth McPartland, M.D.*, Frank P. Ittleman, M.D.*
Flether Allen Health Care, University of Vermont - Burlington, VT
P8. A Decade Of Living Lobar Transplantation: Perioperative Complications Following 253 Donor Lobectomies
Michael E. Bowdish, M.D.*, Mark L. Barr, M.D.*, Felicia A. Schenkel, R.N.*, Marlyn S. Woo, M.D.*, Ross M. Bremner, M.D.*, Monica V. Horn, R.N.*, Craig J. Baker, M.D.*, Richard G. Barbers, M.D.*, Winfield J. Wells, M.D., Vaughn A. Starnes, M.D.
University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA
8:30 am Scientific Session
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Poinsettia II-III
Moderators: David N. Campbell, Douglas E. Wood
16. Coronary Artery Bypass With Ventricular Remodeling Is Superior To Coronary Artery Bypass Alone In Patients With Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
Thomas S. Maxey, M.D.*, T. Brett Reece, M.D.*, John A. Kern, M.D.*, Curtis G. Tribble, M.D.*, Irving L. Kron, M.D.*
University of Virginia Health System - Charlottesville, VA
17. Aortic Root Replacement For Annuloaortic Ectasia: A 30-Year Experience
Kenton J. Zehr, M.D.*, Alireza Matloobi, M.D.*, Thomas A. Orszulak, M.D.*, Charles J. Mullany, M.D.*, Richard C. Daly, M.D.*, Joseph A. Dearani, M.D.*, Thoralf M. Sundt, M.D.*, F.J. Puga, M.D.*, Gordon K. Danielson, M.D.*, Hartzell V. Schaff, M.D.*
Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN
18. Neo-Chordal Repair: A Simplified Approach To Correct Mitral Valve Prolapse Without Leaflet Resection
John J. Nigro, M.D.*, Michael E. Bowdish, M.D.*, Mark L. Barr, M.D.*, Daniel S. Schwartz, M.D.*, Candice Bart, R.N.*, Becky Lopez*, Mark J. Cunningham, M.D.*, Vaughn A. Starnes, M.D.
Univesity of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA
19. Surgical Treatment Of Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia
Alex G. Little, M.D., Dylan Curry, M.D.*, Timothy Browder, M.D.*
University of Nevada School of Medicine - Las Vegas, NV
9:50 am Coffee Break – Visit Exhibits, Poinsettia I
10:10 am Scientific Session
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Poinsettia II-III
Moderators: Robbin G. Cohen, Steven R. Gundry
20. Performance Of Bioprostheses And Mechanical Prostheses Assessed By Composites Of Valve-Related Complications At 15 Years For Mitral Valve Replacement
W. R. Eric Jamieson, M.D., Eva Germann, MSc*, Robert T. Miyagishima, M.D., Lawrence H. Burr, M.D.*, Michael T. Janusz, M.D.*, Hilton Ling, M.D.*
University of British Columbia - Vancouver, BC
21. Equivalent 5-Year Outcomes After Off-Pump And On-Pump Surgery
Joseph F. Sabik III, M.D.*, Eugene H. Blackstone, M.D.*, Bruce W. Lytle, M.D.*, A. Marc Gillinov, M.D.*, Jose L. Navia, M.D.*, Penny L. Houghtaling, M.D.*, Delos M. Cosgrove, M.D.*
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Cleveland, OH
22. Five-to-Nine Year Results Of Endovascular Repair Of Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneuryms With First-Generation Stent-Grafts
Philippe Demers, M.D., MSc, FRCSC*, D. Craig Miller, M.D., R. Scott Mitchell, M.D., Stephen T. Kee, M.D.*, Michael D. Dake, M.D.*
Stanford University School of Medicine, Falk Research - Stanford, CA
11:10 am C. Walton Lillehei Point/CounterPoint Session
Poinsettia II-III
Valvular Heart Disease Will Be Treated with Percutaneous Strategies Within Five Years
Moderator: Edward D. Verrier
Pro: Peter Fitzgerald
Con: Stephen B. Colvin
12:00 am Annual Business Meeting (Members Only)
Poinsettia II-III
12:30 pm Luncheon, Orchid Terrace and Lawn
7:00 pm President's Reception And Banquet
Clubhouse Parlor and Veranda Rooms

 

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