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32nd Annual Meeting

WTSA 32nd Annual Meeting, June 21-24, 2006, Sun Valley Resort, Sun Valley, Idaho

Preliminary Program

Wednesday, June 21, 2006
3:00 pm Registration Opens
7:00 pm New Members Reception
Thursday, June 22, 2006
6:00 am Samson Fun Run
7:00 am Registration
Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Introduction of New Members and Resident Essay Finalists
8:10 am Scientific Session
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: R. Scott Mitchell, David A. Fullerton
+1. Women with Pathologic Stage I, II and III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer have Better Survival than Men
S. Bryant, R. J. Cerfolio.
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
+2. Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction with a PTFE Monocusp: A 10-Year Experience
J. W. Brown*, M. Ruzmetov, P. Vijay, M. D. Rodefeld*, M. W. Turrentine.
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
+3. Cardiac Surgery after Mediastinal Radiation: Impact of Extent of Radiation Exposure on Outcomes
A. S. Y. Chang, J. Feng, E. H. Blackstone, B. W. Lytle, C. L. Chang, N. G. Smedira.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
9:10 am Presidential Address
R. Scott Mitchell
10:00 am Coffee Break Visit Exhibits
10:30 am Scientific Session (cont.)
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Elliot T. Gelfand, John A. Hawkins
4. Have We Gone Too Far? Endovascular Stent Graft Repair of Aortobronchial Fistulas
G. H. Wheatley, A. Nunez, O. Preventza, V. Ramaiah, J. Rodriguez-Lopez, J. Williams, D. Olsen, E. B. Diethrich*.
Arizona Heart Institute, Phoenix, AZ
+5. Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators Improve Survival after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Patients with Impaired Left Ventricular Function
A.S. Al-Dadah, P. Rahgozar, A. Zierer, J. S. Lawton, M. R. Moon, M. K. Pasque, R. J. Damiano, N. Moazami.
Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
6. Long-Term Results of Repair For Aortic, neo-Aortic and Truncal Valve Insufficiency in Children
J. A. Hawkins*, P. C. Kouretas, R. V. Williams, L. Y. Tani, L. M. Lambert, C. R. Mart, J. T. Su, M. D. Puchalski, L. L. Minich.
Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT
7. Role Of Lymph Nodes Dissection In Lung Metastasectomy
G. Veronesi, F. Petrella, D. Galetta, P. Maisonneuve, F. Leo, R. Gasparri, T. De Pas, L. Spaggiari.
Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
11:50 am Controversies In Thoracic Surgery
VATS vs. Open Lobectomy for Lung Cancer
Moderator: Douglas E. Wood
VATS: John D. Mitchell
Open: Douglas J. Mathisen
12:30 pm Adjourn
7:00 pm Theme Dinner
Friday, June 23, 2006
6:30 am Simultaneous Breakfast Sessions
A) Adult Cardiac Session
Current Techniques and Long-Term Results of Valve Sparing Aortic Root Surgery
D. Craig Miller
B) General Thoracic Session
Evolving Role of PET Scanning and Lung Cancer Staging
Robert J. Cerfolio
C) Congenital Heart Disease Session
Current Status of Pediatric Mechanical Support Devices
Marc P. Pelletier
7:00 am Continental Breakfast – Exhibit Hall
8:00 am Postgraduate Course
8:50 a.m. Scientific Session
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: James I. Fann, Patricia A. Thistlethwaite
8. In Vitro Drug Resistance in Non-Diploid and p53-Positive Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: an EDR Study on 578 Freshly Resected Adenocarcinomas
I. Yu*1, W. Huang1, R. Parker1, E. Mechetner1, T. D'Amato2, R. Landreneau2.
1Oncotech, Inc., Tustin, CA, 2University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
+9. Early Results of the 1.5 Ventricle Repair for Ebstein's Anomaly and the Failing Right Ventricle
L. G. Quinonez, J. A. Dearani, F. J. Puga, D. J. Driscoll, H. M. Connolly, G. K. Danielson.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
+10. Advances in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technology Have Increased the Need for Surgical Staging in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
B. E. Lee, D. Von Haag, T. Lown, D. Lau, R. Calhoun, D. Follette*.
UC Davis MedicalCenter, Sacramento, CA
11. A Novel Biomarker for the Detection of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
Z. Hammoud, S. Badve, R. Saxena, K. Kesler, K. Rieger, L. Malkas, R. Hickey.
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
+12. Medium Term Results of Cut-and-Sew MAZE III Versus Ablation Devices for the Treatment of Chronic and Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
M. J. Davidson, N. Narayanasamy, S. McGurk, G. S. Couper, L. H. Cohn.
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
10:30 am Coffee Break Visit Exhibits
11:00 am Scientific Session (cont.)
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Donald B. Doty, Michael S. Mulligan
13. Aortic Root Enlargement vs Small Valves in Small Patients: What are the Operative Risks?
J. Dhareshwar, T. M. Sundt, J. A. Dearani, H. V. Schaff, D. J. Cook, T. A. Orszulak.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
14. "Extended pneumonectomy" for broncogenic carcinoma: surgical and survival outcomes
A. Borri, D. Galetta, F. Leo, F. Petrella, R. Gasparri, P. Scanagatta, D. Radice, G. Veronesi, L. Spaggiari.
Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
15. Outcomes of Cardiac Surgery in Abdominal Solid Organ Transplant Recipients
R. John1, S. Huddleston1, K. Lietz1, K. Liao1, S. Shumway1, L. Joyce1, M. Bolman2.
1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2Harvard University, Boston, MA
12:00 pm Adjourn
Afternoon — Golf & Tennis Tournaments
Evening - Free
Saturday, June 24, 2006
7:00 am Continental Breakfast – Exhibit Hall
7:30 am Concurrent Poster Forum Sessions
(5 minutes presentation, 2½ minutes discussion)

Adult Cardiac
Moderators: Robert C. Robbins, Robbin G. Cohen

P1. A Double-blind Randomized Trial of Diazoxide Supplemented Cardioplegia
M. A. Deja, M. Malinowski, K. S. Golba, K. Widenka, W. Domaradzki, D. Szurlej, J. Biernat, M. Kajor, T. Lebda-Wyborny, S. Wos.
Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
P2. Eight-Year Experience of Total Arterial Off-pump CABG With Early And Postoperative One-Year Angiography
K. Kim, K. R. Cho, D. S. Jeong.
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
P3. The Five and Ten Year Outcomes For Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery Patients Discharged Alive With Left Ventricular Dysfunction
V. Guru, S. E. Fremes, J. V. Tu.
Institute For Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
P4. Toll-like Receptor 4 Mediates Myocardial Ischemic Preconditioning
M. L. Agnew1, D. J. Spring1, C. L. Rothnie1, A. J. Fleisig1, A. Shimamoto2, S. Shomura1, E. D. Verrier*1.
1University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 2Mie University Gradute School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
P5. Long-term Outcome of Mitral Annuloplasty with or without Left Ventricular Restoration Surgery for Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
T. Horii1, T. Isomura2, H. Suma3.
1Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan, 2Hayama Heart Center, Hayama, Japan, 3Cardiovascular Institute Japan, Tokyo, Japan
P6. Aortic Root Reconstruction with Bioprosthetic Valved Conduits: Reviewing a Consecutive Series of 275 Procedures
C. D. Etz, T. M. Homann, N. Rane, C. A. Bodian, F. Kilburn-Toppin, G. Diluozzo, K. Plestis, R. B. Griepp.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
P7. A New Device for Heart Failure: Quantitative Ventricular Restraint Reduces Transmural Myocardial Pressure in a Post-Infarction Ovine Model of Heart Failure
R. K. Ghanta, R. Umakanthan, A. Rangaraj, B. S. Kim, R. G. Laurence, J. D. Scott, J. A. Fox, L. H. Cohn*, F. Y. Chen.
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
P8. Clinical Risk Factors and Predictors of Cerebrovascular Accidents in Patients with a Ventricular Assist Device
H. Tsukui, A. Abla, J. J. Teuteberg, S. Winowich, E. Stanford, S. A. Weaver, M. Mathier, D. M. McNamara, L. M. Cadaret, M. A. Simon, R. L. Kormos.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
P9. Annulus Size, Valve Labels, And Geometric Orifice Area: A Therapeutic Conundrum
B.A. Youdelman, H. Jain, H. Hirose, J.W. Entwistle, A.S. Wechsler*
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
P10. Replacement of descending aorta under partial cardiopulmonary bypass: still a gold standard
K. Minatoya, H. Ogino, H. Matsuda, H. Sasaki, J. Kobayashi, T. Yagihara, S. Kitamura.
National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
7:30 am Concurrent Poster Forum Sessions
(5 minutes presentation, 2½ minutes discussion)

General Thoracic
Moderators: Donald E. Low, Michael S. Mulligan

P11. Sleeve Lobectomy And Pneumonectomy: A Functional Comparison
A. Zuin1, G. Marulli1, R. Bulf1, C. Breda1, C. Schiraldi2, G. Rizzardi1, F. Sartori1, F. Rea1.
1Thoracic Surgery - University of Padua, Padua, Italy, 2Division of Respiratory Medicine - University of Padua, Padua, Italy
P12. Tumor FDG-avidity on PET scan predicts long-term survival in patients with stage I bronchioloalveolar carcinoma
D. J. Raz, A. Y. Odisho, D. M. Jablons*.
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
P13. Randomized Controlled Phase III Trial of Paravertebral Catheter vs. Epidural Catheter for Post Thoracotomy Pain Control
M. J. Liptay1, Z. T. Hammoud2, E. Merwitz1, J. McGee1, F. Clark1, K. Culiner1.
1Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL, 2Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
P14. Temporal Trends and Outcomes in the Management of Pleural Space Infections
F. Farjah, R. G. Symons, B. Krishnadasan, D. E. Wood*, D. R. Flum.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
P15. Routine Mediastinoscopy and Esophageal Ultrasound Fine Needle Aspiration in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer who are Clinically N2 Negative: A Prospective Study
R. J. Cerfolio, A. S. Bryant.
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
P16. Significance of Extranodal Extension of Regional Lymph Nodes in Surgically-Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Reappraisal for Lymph Node Staging
Y.C. Lee, C.T. Wu, SW Kuo, Y.T. Tseng, Y.L. Chang.
National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Republic of China
P17. The Effect of Interleukin 6 on Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase and Suppressors of Cytokine Signalling 3 Expression in Lung Ischemia Reperfusion
H. E. Merry, A. S. McCourtie, A. S. Farivar, M. F. Delgado, M. S. Mulligan*.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
P18. Effect Of Sympathectomy Level On The Incidence Of Compensatory Hyperhidrosis After Sympathectomy For Palmar Hyperhidrosis
D. L. Miller, A. S. Bryant, S. D. Force, J. I. Miller.
Emory Unversity School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
7:30 am Concurrent Poster Forum Sessions
(5 minutes presentation, 2½ minutes discussion)

Congenital Heart Disease
Moderators: David R. Clarke, John A. Hawkins

P19. Design, Development and Hemodynamic Analysis of A Low-Pressure Cavopulmonary Assist Device within the Total Cavopulmonary Connection
R. Wang1, J. Hertzberg1, F. Lacour-Gayet2, R. Shandas3.
1University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, 2Childrens Hospital Heart Institute, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 3University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Boulder/Denver, CO
P20. Neonatal Repair of Hemitruncus - Excellent Short and Long Term Outcomes
M. Nathan, D. Rimmer, G. Piercey, P. del Nido*, J. E. Mayer, E. Bacha, F. Pigula.
Childrens' Hospital, Boston, MA
P21. Endotoxin Preconditioning Induces Robust Protection Against Brain Injury Resulting from Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest
E. J. Hickey, J. You, V. Kaimaktchiev, M. Stenzel-Poore, R. M. Ungerleider*.
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
P22. Infants with congenital heart disease have elevated biochemical markers of brain injury prior to cardiac surgery
J. M. Simsic1, S. Dambinova2, G. Izykenova2, W. Mahle1, P. M. Kirshbom3, P. Bokesch3.
1Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, 2Cis-Biotech, Atlanta, GA, 3Emory University, Atlanta, GA
P23. The Training of Congenital Heart Surgeons
B. E. Kogon.
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
P24. Effects of Single Ventricle Physiology with Aorto-Pulmonary Shunt on Regional Myocardial Blood Flow in a Piglet Model
M. Ricci, P. Lombardi, A. Galindo, s. Schultz, A. Vasquez, E. Rosenkranz.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
P25. Impact of Pulmonary Vascular Compliance on Pleural Effusion Duration after Extracardiac Fontan Procedure
T. J. Yun, Y. M. Im, S. H. Jung, J.J.Park, D. M. Seo, W. K. Jahng, Y. H. Kim, I. S. Park, J. K. Ko, M. S. Lee.
Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea
8:30 am Scientific Session
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Donald E. Low, TBD
16. Surgical Teaching Predicts ICU Length of Stay in CABG Surgery
T. M. Yau, M. A. Borger, S. J. Brister, M. Maganti, V. Rao.
Toronto General Hospital,Toronto, ON, Canada
+17. Systolic Anterior Motion After Mitral Valve Repair: Is Surgical Intervention Necessary?
M. L. Brown, M. D. Abel, R. L. Click, H. V. Schaff.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
18. Impact of Anastomotic Airway Complications following Lung Transplantation
S. C. Murthy, G. V. Gonzalez-Stawinski, T. R. Gildea, M.M. Budev, J. M. Alster, G. Pettersson, D. P. Mason, E. H. Blackstone, A.C. Mehta.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
+19. Central Aortic Cannulation Does Not Increase Adverse Events in Repair Of Acute Ascending Dissection
T. Reece, C. G. Tribble, R. L. Smith, R. Singh, B. M. Stiles, B. B. Peeler, J. A. Kern, I. L. Kron.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
9:50 am Coffee Break – Visit Exhibits
10:10 am Scientific Session (cont.)
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: J. Scott Milliken, Colleen F. Sintek
20. Radiofrequency Ablation for the Treatment of Stage I Non-small Cell Lung Cancer in High-Risk Patients
A. Pennathur1, J. D. Luketich1, G. Abbas1, M. Chen1, H. C. Fernando2, W. E. Gooding1, M. J. Schuchert1, S. Gilbert1, N. A. Christie1, R. J. Landreneau1.
1University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
21. Residual Left Ventricular Hypertrophy after Aortic Valve Replacement in the Elderly. A long term follow-up
U. Benedetto, G. Melina, A. Roscitano, B. Fiorani, F. Capuano, C. Simon, A. Miceli, E. Tonelli, R. Sinatra.
Division of Cardiac Surgery - Ospedale S. Andrea - University of Rome
22. Surgical Treatment of Infective Endocarditis: A Continued Challenge
G. Gavra, T. E. David, C. M. Feindel, S. Armstrong, M. Maganti, T. Regesta.
Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
11:10 am C. Walton Lillehei Point/CounterPoint Session
Optimal Treament of Multi-Vessel Coronary Disease
Moderator: David A. Fullerton
Pro: David P. Taggart
Con: TBD
12:00 am Annual Business Meeting (Members Only)
12:30 PM Family Luncheon
7:00 pm President's Reception And Banquet
+ Samson Resident Prize Essay
* By Invitation


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