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2023 Schedule At A Glance
Wednesday June 14, 2023
7:00am - 5:00pm
7:00am - 5:00pm
Speaker Ready Room
7:00am - 8:00am
Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 5:00pm
MCS VAD University Course (Separate Registration Required)
8:00am - 5:00pm
Pediatric Medical Device Day Course (Separate Registration Required)

Thursday June 15, 2023
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 5:00pm
Speaker Ready Room
7:30am - 8:00am
Continental Breakfast in EX Hall
8:00am - 12:15pm
8:00am - 8:10am
Introduction and Welcome: ASAIO Program Chairman
Egemen Tuzun, MD, PhD; President
Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC; Program Chair

Sister Society Welcome IFAO
Prof. Heinrich Schima, PhD: President
8:05am - 9:00am
ASAIO President's Address
Egemen Tuzun, MD, PhD
9:00am - 10:15am
Top Abstract Presentations
9:00am - 9:08am
Top Cardiac Clinical Abstract
Outcomes in Heart Transplant Recipients by Bridge-To-Transplant Strategy When Using the SherpaPak Cardiac Transport System

Scott C. Silvestry1, Marzia Leacche2, Dan M. Meyer3, Yasuhiro Shudo4, Masashi Kawabori5, Balakrishnan Mahesh6, David A. D'Alessandro7, Jacob Schroder8
1Cardiovascular Surgery, AdventHealth Transplant Center, Orlando, FL, United States. 2Cardiothoracic Surgery, CoreWell Health, Grand Rapids, MI, United States. 3Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, United States. 4Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, United States. 5Cardiac Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States. 6Cardiothoracic Surgery, Penn State Health, Hershey, PA, United States. 7Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States. 8Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States.
9:08am - 9:16am
Top Bioengineering Abstract
Miniature Extravascular Aortic Sensor for Continuous Blood Pressure Measurement: In-vivo Validation Under Pathological Conditions

Konstantinos Magkoutas1, Miriam Weisskopf2, Volkmar Falk3, Maximilian Y. Emmert3, Mirko Meboldt1, Nikola Cesarovic4, Marianne Schmid Daners1
1Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. 2University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. 3Deutsches Herzzentrum der Charité, Berlin, Germany. 4ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
9:16am - 9:26am
Top Pediatric Abstract
Over 100 Fontan Patients on Ventricular Assist Device Support: An ACTION Update

Sharon Chen1, Ari Cedars2, Joseph A. Spinner3, Iki Adachi3, Katsuhide Maeda4, Ryan Davies,11 Christina VanderPluym5, Kurt Schumacher6, Anna Joong7, Lindsay May8, Muhammad Shezad9, David Morales9, Angela Lorts9, David N. Rosenthal1, Kathleen Simpson10
1Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto, CA, United States. 2Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Baltimore, MD, United States. 3Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX, United States. 4Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, United States. 5Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, United States. 6C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI, United States. 7 Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States. 8Primary Children's Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT, United States. 9Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, United States. 10Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO, United States. 11Children's Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, TX, United States
9:24am - 9:32am
Top Nursing/ Allied Health Abstract
Measuring Patient Alcohol Intake Pre And Post-LVAD Implant – What’s in a number?
Lonnie Ennis, Jennifer M. Hajj, Kate Higgs, Clifford Beach, Elizabeth Hambright, Lucas Witer, Arman Kilic, Brian Houston
Mechanical Circulatory Support, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, United States
9:32am - 9:40am
Top Cardiac Research & Development Abstract
Heart Transplant Versus LVADs: Is Destination Therapy The New Goal?
Rene Aleman, Federico Napoli, David Baran, Cedric Sheffield, Jose Navia, Nicolas A. Brozzi
Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL, United States
9:40am - 9:48am
Top Pulmonary Abstract
Ambulatory Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Lung Transplant
Jaimin R. Trivedi, Matthew Fox, Mark Slaughter, Victor van Berkel
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, United States
9:48am - 9:56am
Top Renal Abstract
Dialy-ssist: A Complementary Dialysate Recycling System for Dialysate and Water Conservation
Greyson A. St Pierre, Izzy Beeley, Sophia Qamar, Shane Klemish
BME, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States
9:56am - 10:04am
Top Acute Shock Abstract
Pharmacological and Mechanical Circulatory Support in Cardiogenic Shock: Does Obesity Put the Patients at Disadvantage?

Maya E. Guglin1, Borui LI2, Manreet Kanwar3, Arvind Bhimaraj4, Saraschandra Vallabhajosyula5, Jacob Abraham6, Rachna Kataria7, Navin Kapur2
1Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, United States.  2Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States.  3Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburg, PA, United States.  4Houston Methodist Research Institute, Houston, TX, United States.  5Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, United States.  6Providence Heart Institute, Portland, OR, United States.  7Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States
10:15am - 4:00pm
Posters in the Exhibit Hall
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Visit Exhibits & Posters)
10:45am - 11:15am
Keynote Speaker
Medical Device Entrepreneur's Forum – MDEF
Moderators: H. David Humes, MD
Panelist: Priscilla Petit, Shuvo Roy, MD
MDEF 1. Esophageal Sphincter Stimulation To Prevent Reflux In Ventilated Patients
Rigu Gupta, MD
MDEF 2. Kidney Pod: An Intraoperative Organ Cooling Device to Improve Transplant Outcomes
Thomas Sorrentino, MD
MDEF 3. Development of Cost Efficient, Minimally Invasive Single Port Pulsatile VAD system for Short to Mid-term LV Support
Dongfang Wang, MD, PhD
12:30pm - 2:00pm
LUNCH SYMPOSIUM (Not for Credit)
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cardiac Clinical (1)
Bioengineering (1)
Renal (1)
Nursing/ VAD Coordinator (1)
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Visit Exhibits & Posters)
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cardiac R/D (1)
Bioengineering (2)
Pediatric (1)
IFAO (1)
Nursing/VAD Coordinator (2)
Pulmonary/ CAP (1)
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall
Friday, June 16, 2023
7:30am - 5:00pm
7:30am - 5:00pm
Speaker Ready Room
7:30am - 8:30am
Continental Breakfast in EX Hall
8:00am - 12:15pm
Pramond Bonde, MD; Keshava Rajagopal, MD, PhD
ASAIOfyi-for young innovators - Student Design Competition
Alice Sweedo, PhD, President ASAIOfyi
9:00am - 9:30am
Keynote Speaker
Introduced by, Egemen Tuzun, MD, PhD
James Long, MD
9:30am - 10:00am
ASAIO Fellowship Award Announcements
Egemen Tuzun, MD, PhD
10:00am - 10:30am
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Visit Exhibits & Posters)
10:30am - 11:00am
ASAIO History Committee
Introduced by, George M. Pantalos, MD
A Tribute to Dr. Chris Blagg
Stephen R. Ash, MD, FACP
11:00am - 11:45am
ASAIO Hastings Lecture
Introduced by, Egemen Tuzun, MD, PhD
Fall Down 7 Times, Get Up 8
James F. Antaki, MD
11:45am - 12:30pm
ASAIO Business Meeting
12:30pm - 1:30pm
LUNCH SYMPOSIUM (Not for Credit)
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Acute Shock (1)
Bioengineering (3)
Pediatric (2)
Cardiac R/D (2)
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Visit Exhibits & Posters)
3:45pm - 5:00pm
Acute Shock (2)
Innovation for Industry & Academia Session (1)
Cardiac Clinical (2)
Nursing/VAD Coordinator (3)
Pediatric (3)
Renal (2)
5:00pm - 6:00pm
ASAIO Society Pioneers Reception (Invite Only)

Saturday, June 17, 2023
7:30am - 12:00pm
7:30am - 12:00pm
Speaker Ready Room
7:30am - 8:30am
Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 9:30am
8:00am - 1:00pm
ASAIO/ICCAC MCS Proficiency Verification Course (MCS Bootcamp)
(Separate Registration Required)
8:00am - 9:30am
Cardiac Clinical (3)
Bioengineering (4)
Cardiac R/D (2)
Pulmonary/ CAP (2)
9:30am - 10:00am
Coffee Break
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cardiac Clinical (4)
Renal (3)
Cardiac R/D (4)
Pulmonary/ CAP (3)