*Schedule by Topic - Economics, Ethics, Public Policy


Wednesday, April 3, 2019


6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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Economics, Ethics, Public Policy (Gardenia 2)
(EEP, HTX, LTX, MCS)   Poster Numbers: 635-642

Saturday, April 6, 2019


10:15 AM – 12:00 PM

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Primary Audience: EEP
Secondary Audience: HF/HTX, MCS

Chairs: Richard Dorent, MD and Van Khue Ton, MD, PhD
10:15 AM (301) Costs Associated with the First Clinical Trial Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of the Thoracotomy Approach for Implantation of a Small Intrapericardial Centrifugal LVAD
N. A. Mokadam1, E. McGee2, G. Wieselthaler3, D. T. Pham4, S. Bailey5, G. Pretorius6, T. Boeve7, E. Ismyrloglou8, M. Strueber9. 1The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, 2Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, 3University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 4Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 5Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA, 6University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 7Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI, 8Medtronic, Maastricht, Netherlands, 9Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ
10:30 AM (302) Cost-Effectiveness of a Small Intrapericardial Centrifugal LVAD versus Medical Management and Heart Transplantation
S. Silvestry1, C. Mahr2, M. S. Slaughter3, W. C. Levy2, R. K. Cheng2, D. M. May4, E. Ismyrloglou5, S. I. Tsintzos6, E. Tuttle7, K. Cook7, E. Birk7, W. G. Cotts8. 1Florida Hospital Transplant Institute, Orlando, FL, 2University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 3University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 4Medtronic, Mounds View, MN, 5Medtronic, Maastricht, Netherlands, 6Medtronic, Tolochenaz, Switzerland, 7Analysis Group, Menlo Park, CA, 8Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL
10:45 AM (303) Cost Effectiveness of Using Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)-Viremic Hearts for Transplantation into HCV-Negative Recipients
C. Logan1, I. Yumul2, S. Aslam1, N. Martin1. 1University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
11:00 AM (304) Disparities in Utilization of Hepatitis C Virus Positive Hearts for Transplantation
C. Wainaina1, J. Trageser1, A. Hahn1, C. Lay2, V. Pretorius2, S. Aslam2. 1Lifesharing, San Diego, CA, 2University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA
11:15 AM (305) Validating Patient Prioritization in the 2018 Revised UNOS Heart Allocation System: A Single Center Experience
A. Nayak, Y. Ko, N. Chesnut, A. Pekarek, R. T. Cole, K. Bhatt, D. Gupta, M. Burke, S. R. Laskar, T. S. Attia, A. Smith, J. Vega, A. A. Morris. Emory University, Atlanta, GA
11:30 AM (306) Consequences of a Revised Heart Allocation System on the Cost Effectiveness of Cardiac Transplantation in the United States: Game Theory Based Insights
M. Saltzberg. Comprehensive Heart Failure and Transplant Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
11:45 AM (307) Commercial Airlines as a Viable, Safe and Cost Effective Way for Transporting the Donor Hearts across the Country: Single Center Experience
K. Bala Krishnan1, K. Suresh Rao2, M. K. Tanguturu2, M. Rajam1, A. Aravind2, J. Dushyanthan2, R. Subramanian2, V. Ramanan2. 1Cardiac Surgery, Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai, India, 2Cardiac Anesthesia & Critical Care, Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai, India

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