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Welcome to the Northwest Vascular Technologists website.  The 2018 Annual Conference will be held at the Westin in Bellevue on October 13th and 14th, 2018. Save the date on your calendars now.

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2018 NWVT Agenda

Saturday, October 13th

7:00–8:00 Registration / Breakfast Buffet
8:00–8:15 Opening Remarks / Announcements

8:15–8:45 Critical Limb Ischemia – Nam Tran MD

8:45–9:15 Plantar Acceleration Time (PAT): A novel technique to evaluate blood flow in the foot – Jill Sommerset RVT

9:15–9:45 The Role of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Treating Leg Ischemia
– Terrence Quigley MD

9:45–10:05 ‘Your genes matter, your development matters’-Clinical vignettes in Interventional Radiology – Sanjiv Parikh MD

10:05– 10:30 Coffee Break/Visit Exhibitors

10:30 – 10:50 Carotid / TCD – Mimi Johnson RVT

10:50 – 11:15 Differences in carotid plaque characteristics and how these differences may influence progression and outcome
– Thomas Hatsukami MD

11:15 – 11:45 PFO studies and updates on research, scanning tips and tricks
– Krislynn Barnhart RVT

11:45 – 1:00 PM Buffet Lunch / Visit Exhibitors
Gore 12:00 – 12:20 PM
Boston Scientific 12:20 – 12:40 PM
Mindray 12:40 – 1:00 PM

1:00 – 1:15 Temporal Arteritis: What we know so far – Bonnie Brown, RVT

1:15 – 1:40 Looking for a zebra in a herd of horses: Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)
– Becky Holesapple RVT

1:40 – 2:05 Pseudoaneurysms – Bethany Cookro RVT

2:05 – 2:40 Refreshments/ Visit Exhibitors
Consensus Medical 2:10 – 2:30 PM

2:40 – 3:10 Student presentations – Leni Karr RVT

3:10 – 3:30 Iliocaval venous obstruction – Ridge Johnson RVT

3:30 – 4:00 IAC requirements for venous ultrasound – How it applies to your lab
Sara Skjonsberg RVT, RPhS

4:35 – 5:15 Vascular Jeopardy – MD’s and RVT’s Arterial vs. Venous Team

5:15 Closing Remarks and Wine Social immediately to follow
*Wine social event is sponsored by:
Gore Boston Scientific Mindray

Sunday, October 14th

7:00 – 8:00 Registration and Breakfast
*Breakfast sponsored by: Consensus Medical

8:00 – 8:05 Opening Remarks

8:05 – 8:30 Bone Perforators – Mark Kim MD, RVT, RPVI

8:30 – 9:00 TBD – Gregory Landry MD

9:00 – 9:30 Persistent Sciatic Artery – Tony Smet RVT

9:30 – 10:15 Break – Visit Exhibitors

10:15 – 10:45 Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) duplex – Molly Baxter RVT

10:45 – 11:15 Popliteal adventitial cyst with surgical repair – Kirstyn Kennedy RVT

11:15 – 11:35 AV Fistula Pseudoaneurysms – Mariah Elliott RVT, RPhS

11:35 – 12:05 Break – Visit Exhibitors

12:05 – 12:30 Basic Musculoskeletal Imaging – Joseph Augustyn & Amy Bailey RDMS, RMSKS, RVT

12:30 – 1:15 Raffle Drawings / AME Award / Closing remarks

~APPROVED for 12 credits; This program meets the criteria for SVU-CMEs ~

Thank you to our exhibitors for their generous support:
Mindray, Gore, Boston Scientific, Consensus Medical, Hokanson, Philips, Canon (Toshiba), GE, USI Instruments, Neural Analytics, Medstreaming, Siemens, Medtronic

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