The 2019 DDI annual meeting will consist of three parallel 3-day courses: the Interventional Course (General Session), Endoscopy Course, and the Hepatopancreatobiliary Course. There will also be additional single-day courses on Saturday for Interventional Oncology and Immuno-Oncology and RRA Lectures.

10/16/20198:00 AM4:00 PMSimulation Day
6:30 PM7:30 PMCase Based Review: Lipoidal and Onyx-clinical applicationsTBD
6:30 PM9:00 PMResidents/Fellows and Med students get together
10/17/20197:30 AM8:30 AMSession 1: Liver Transplant Related InterventionsLiver Transplant Related InterventionsSanjeeva Kalva, MD,
Federico Aucejo, MD,
Jonathan Lorenz, MD,
Jeet Minocha, MD,
Pilar Bayona, MD,
Kelvin Hong, MD
8:30 AM9:30 AMSession 2: Biliary Diseases and InterventionsBiliary Diseases and InterventionsOlga Brook, MD,
Nikhil Kumta, MD,
George Getrajdman, MD,
Paul Suhocki, MD,
Pavan Kavli, MD
9:30 AM10:00 AMBreak & Vendor Visiting
10:00 AM11:00 AMSession 3: Portal Hypertension & Portal vein thrombosisPortal Hypertension & Portal vein thrombosisYosef Golowa, MD,
Jonathan Lorenz, MD,
Khasayar Farsad, MD,
Jacob Cynamon, MD,
Brett Fortune, MD,
Evan Lehrman, MD
11:00 AM11:30 AMCommercial SymposiumMarc Schiffman, MD
11:30 AM12:00 PMCommercial Symposium
12:00 PM1:15 PMLunch
1:15 PM1:45 PMCommercial Symposium
1:45 PM2:00 PMSession 4: Gastrointestinal Stenting - obstruction and stentingPalliative stents for obstructive lesions in upper GI cancerHo Young-Song, MD
2:00 PM2:15 PMSession 4: Gastrointestinal Stenting - obstruction and stentingDurg Eluting Stents in Benign Esophogeal StructureHo Young-Song, MD
2:15 PM2:30 PMSession 4: Gastrointestinal Stenting - obstruction and stentingPalliative stents for obstructive lesions in lower GI cancerSammy Ho, MD
2:30 PM2:45 PMSession 5: Gastrointestinal Leaks and FistualeSmall and large bowel-Surgical PerspectiveParul Shukla, MD
2:45 PM2:55 PMSession 5: Gastrointestinal Leaks and FistualeSmall Bowel-IR PerspectiveSteve Kyungmouk, MD
2:55 PM3:05 PMSession 5: Gastrointestinal Leaks and FistualeBiliary tractGeorge Lynskey, MD
3:05 PM3:15 PMSession 5: Gastrointestinal Leaks and FistualeBiliary tract-Endoscopist perspectiveNikhil Kumta, MD
3:15 PM3:25 PMSession 5: Gastrointestinal Leaks and FistualePancreasAnobel Tamrazi, MD
3:25 PM3:45 PMBreak & Vendor Visiting
3:45 PM4:45 PMSession 6: Hepatocellular Carcinoma - Challenging CasesHepatocellular Carcinoma-Challenging casesRobert Lewandowski, MD,
Sarah White, MD,
Shoey Ganguli, MD,
David Kwon, MD,
Ghassan Abu-Alfa, MD,
Marsha Reyngold, MD
4:45 PM5:45 PMSession 7: M&MM&MKarim Valji, MD,
Anne Covey, MD,
Steve Rose, MD,
Brian Funaki, MD,
Jonathan Lorenz, MD,
Baljendra Kapoor, MD
6:00 PM7:00 PMWine Tasting Party - Surefire Inc.
10/18/20197:30 AM7:45 AMSession 8: Interventional Radiologic Management of ObesityTranscatheter approach: Technique and outcomesCliff Weiss, MD
7:45 AM8:00 AMSession 8: Interventional Radiologic Management of ObesityCryoablation of Vagus nerve: Technique and outcomeDavid Prologo, MD
8:00 AM8:10 AMSession 9: Liver Ablation: Tools and TechniquesMicrowaveEric Hoffer, MD
8:10 AM8:20 AMSession 9: Liver Ablation: Tools and TechniquesCryoablationHyun Bang, MD
8:20 AM8:30 AMSession 9: Liver Ablation: Tools and TechniquesAlcohol AblationRon Arellano, MD
8:30 AM8:40 AMSession 9: Liver Ablation: Tools and TechniquesHIFUGiovanni Mauri, MD
8:40 AM8:50 AMSession 9: Liver Ablation: Tools and TechniquesRFA and hilar nerve blockDavid Valenti, MD
8:50 AM9:00 AMSession 9: Liver Ablation: Tools and TechniquesQ&A Panel DiscussionTBD
9:00 AM9:10 AMSession 10: Liver Ablation: Tips and TricksLesions at Liver Dome or Near the HeartBaljendra Kapoor, MD
9:10 AM9:20 AMSession 10: Liver Ablation: Tips and TricksCaudate Lobe LesionsSteve Huang, MD
9:20 AM9:30 AMSession 10: Liver Ablation: Tips and TricksLesions adjacent to Gallbladder or BowelRon Arellano, MD
9:30 AM9:40 AMSession 10: Liver Ablation: Tips and TricksLesions adjacent to Major vesselsGordon McLennan, MD
9:40 AM9:50 AMSession 10: Liver Ablation: Tips and TricksLesions on liver surfaceBaljendra Kapoor, MD
9:50 AM10:00 AMSession 10: Liver Ablation: Tips and TricksPanel Discussion
10:00 AM10:30 AMBreak & Vendor Visiting
10:30 AM11:15 AMKeynote Lecture: Scientific Discoveries in the TIPS Era: Understanding Portal Hypertension and Improving LivesJeanne LaBerge, MD
11:15 AM11:45 AMCommercial Symposium 1 - Guerbet Inc.Sarah White, MD
11:45 AM1:15 PMLunch
1:15 PM1:45 PMCommercial Symposium 2 - BTG Inc.
1:45 PM2:05 PMSpecial Lecture: Burn Out and Work related stressLaura Findeiss
2:05 PM2:20 PMSession 11: Small Future Liver Remnant Challenge: Preparation for Right HepatectomyLiver Venous Deprivation - Technique and OutcomesBoris Guiu, MD
2:20 PM2:35 PMSession 11: Small Future Liver Remnant Challenge: Preparation for Right HepatectomyALPPS – Technique and OutcomesMyron Schwartz, MD
2:35 PM2:50 PMSession 11: Small Future Liver Remnant Challenge: Preparation for Right Hepatectomy90Y Radiation LobectomyRyan Hickey, MD
2:50 PM2:55 PMSession 11: Small Future Liver Remnant Challenge: Preparation for Right HepatectomyPanel Discussion
2:55 PM3:15 PMBreak & Vendor Visiting
3:15 PM3:25 PMSession 12: Liver Embolization: Tools and TechniquesNovel chemotherapeutics for conventional TACER. Peter Lokken, MD
3:25 PM3:35 PMSession 12: Liver Embolization: Tools and TechniquesDEB-TACE: Which carrier to choose?Sanjay Gupta, MD
3:35 PM3:45 PMSession 12: Liver Embolization: Tools and TechniquesEmbolics in Development: Imageable beads, Resorbable beads, Liquid EmbolicsR. Peter Lokken, MD
3:45 PM3:55 PMSession 12: Liver Embolization: Tools and TechniquesMore than the sum of its parts? Radio-embolization with ImmunotherapyAmy Deipolyi, MD
3:55 PM4:05 PMSession 12: Liver Embolization: Tools and TechniquesIntra-arterial PRRT for NETNicholas Fidelman, MD
4:05 PM4:15 PMSession 12: Liver Embolization: Tools and TechniquesFlow direction techniquesTBD
4:15 PM4:25 PMSession 13: DDI Rumble-Liver Metastases: TACE vs Y90 DebatesmCRC: TACE/Bland EmbolizationKevin Kim, MD
4:25 PM4:35 PMSession 13: DDI Rumble-Liver Metastases: TACE vs Y90 DebatesmCRC: 90Y RadioembolizationSid Padia, MD
4:35 PM4:45 PMSession 13: DDI Rumble-Liver Metastases: TACE vs Y90 DebatesCholangiocarcinoma: AblationGiovanni Mauri, MD
4:45 PM4:55 PMSession 13: DDI Rumble-Liver Metastases: TACE vs Y90 DebatesCholangiocarcinoma: 90Y RadioembolizationMatt Johnson, MD
4:55 PM5:05 PMSession 13: DDI Rumble-Liver Metastases: TACE vs Y90 DebatesNET: TACE/Bland embolizationGregory Nadolski, MD
5:05 PM5:15 PMSession 13: DDI Rumble-Liver Metastases: TACE vs Y90 DebatesNET: 90Y RadioembolizationNadine Abi-Joudeh, MD
5:15 PM5:45 PMVendor VisitingBen Trittle, MD, Evan Lehrman, MD
10/19/20198:00 AM8:30 AMSession 14: Selected AbstractsSelected AbstractsPavan Kavli, MD
8:30 AM8:45 AMSession 15: Mesentric Arterial DisordersIntra-arterial delivery of medications: The Range of PossibilitiesNicholas Fidelman, MD
8:45 AM9:00 AMSession 15: Mesentric Arterial DisordersEndovascular Treatment of Visceral Aneurysms and PseudoaneurysmsDan Patel, MD
9:00 AM9:15 AMSession 15: Mesentric Arterial DisordersAngio/Embolization for the Experienced Angiographer: Upper GI HemorrhageGuy Johnson, MD
9:15 AM9:30 AMSession 15: Mesentric Arterial DisordersAngio/Embolization for the Experienced Angiographer: Lower GI HemorrhageCharles Kim, MD
9:30 AM9:40 AMSession 15: Mesentric Arterial DisordersPanel Discussion
9:40 AM10:10 AMBreak & Vendor Visiting
10:10 AM10:20 AMSession 16: Advanced Imaging WorkshopContrast-Enhanced Ultrasound: Tips and Practical ApplicationsDan Patel, MD
10:20 AM10:35 AMSession 16: Advanced Imaging WorkshopGuidance for ablationAlex Kim, MD
10:35 AM10:50 AMSession 16: Advanced Imaging WorkshopGuidance for vascular oncologic interventionsNishita Kothary, MD
10:50 AM11:05 AMSession 16: Advanced Imaging WorkshopGuidance for portal and mesentric interventionsJohn Louie, MD
11:05 AM11:20 AMSession 16: Advanced Imaging WorkshopArtificial Intelligence and its applications in IRCharles Ray, MD
11:20 AM11:50 AMCommercial Symposium - Merit Inc.Charles Kim, MD
11:50 AM1:15 PMLunch
1:15 PM1:30 PMSession 17: Technical ConsiderationsRadial artery accessMona Ranade, MD
1:30 PM1:45 PMSession 17: Technical ConsiderationsPre Y-90 planningResmi Charalel, MD
1:45 PM2:00 PMSession 17: Technical ConsiderationsRefractory ascites-Peritoneovenous shuntsHooman Yarmohammadi, MD
2:00 PM2:15 PMSession 18: NutritionGastrostomy: “Push” and Pull" TechniquesPeter Bream, MD
2:15 PM2:30 PMSession 18: NutritionGastrojejunostomy for feeding and gastric decompressionEric Aaltonen, MD
2:30 PM2:45 PMSession 18: NutritionPercutaneous jejunostomy: Too Risky?Charles Kim, MD
2:45 PM3:00 PMSession 18: NutritionTPN: Selection of the Optimal CatheterPavan Kavli, MD
3:00 PM3:30 PMBreak
3:30 PM3:45 PMSession 19: LymphangiographyLymphangiography and Chylous ascitesDustin Thompson, MD
3:45 PM4:00 PMSession 19: LymphangiographyPost-surgical groin lymphoceles and lymphorrheaBen Trittle, MD
4:00 PM4:15 PMSession 19: LymphangiographyHepatic lymphangiography: Technical considerations and clinical applicationsGregory Nadolski, MD
4:15 PM4:30 PMSession 20: Biopsies and DrainagesOmentum, Mesentery, Peritoneal and Splenic LesionsSteve Huang, MD
4:30 PM4:45 PMSession 20: Biopsies and DrainagesPercutaneous approach to retroperitoneal and pancreas lesionsAmit Gupta, MD
4:45 PM5:00 PMSession 20: Biopsies and DrainagesEndoscopic US approach to retroperitoneal and pancreas lesionsNikhil Kumta, MD