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P1. Efficacy and Safety of Brachytherapy Delivered via Mesh Implantation for Deep Cavity Sarcomas
Mark Fairweather, MD1, Jiping Wang, MD, PhD1, Phillip M. Devlin, MD2, Jorgen Hansen, MS2, Elizabeth H. Baldini, MD, MPH2, John Ready, MD3, David J. Sugarbaker, MD4, Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD1, Chandrajit P. Raut, MD, MSc1
1Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 4Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
P2. Reducing Postoperative VTE Complications with a Risk-Stratified Protocol and Mobilization Program
Michael R Cassidy, MD, Pamela Rosenkranz, RN, BSN, MEd, David McAneny, MD, FACS
Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
P3. Sorafenib Suppresses Desmoid Tumor Growth and Invasion via Inhibition of ERK Signaling
Laura M. Rosenberg, MD1, Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD2, Nancy L. Cho, MD2
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
P4. The Clinical Significance of Flat Epithelial Atypia on Core-Needle Biopsy
Allison DiPasquale, MD, Rebecca Yang, MD
Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA
P5. Salicylates Inhibit Proliferation of Primary Human Vestibular Schwannoma Cells
Sonam Dilwali, BS1,2, Konstantina M. Stankovic, MD1,2,3
1Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology Program, Harvard – Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2Eaton Peabody Laboratories and Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, 3Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P6. Impact of Insurance Type on Pancreatic Cancer Outcomes: A Decade in Review
Mariam Eskander, MD1, Zeling Chau, MD2, Sing Chau Ng, MS1, Tara S. Kent, MD, FACS1, Mark P. Callery, MD, FACS1, Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, MPH, FACS1
1Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
P7. Epidemiology and Outcomes of Community Acquired Clostridium Difficile Infections in the Elderly
Courtney E. Collins, MD, M. Didem Ayturk, MS, Julie M. Flahive, MS, Fred A. Anderson Jr., PhD, Heena P. Santry, MD
University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
P8. Withdrawn
P9. The Effect of Social Integration on Outcomes after Major Lower Extremity Amputation
Alexander T. Hawkins, MD, MPH1, 2, 3, Anthony J. Pallangyo, MD4, Ayesiga M. Herman, MD4, Antonia J. Henry, MD, MPH2, Maria J. Schaumeier, MD1, Ann D. Smith, MD1, 2, Nathanael D. Hevelone, MPH1, 2, Rachel Rifkin, MPH2, Elifuraha G. Maya, MD4, David M. Crandell, MD5,6, Louis L. Nguyen, MD, MBA, MPH1,2,6
1Center for Surgery and Public Health, Boston, MA, 2Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 4Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center, Tanzania, 5Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, 6Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P10. Cirrhosis from Parenteral Nutrition: No Longer an Indication for Transplantation?
Prathima Nandivada, MD, Melissa Chang, MD, Alexis Potemkin, MD, Alison O’loughlin, MD, Sarah Carlson, MD, Eileen Cowan, MD, Paul Mitchell, MD, Kathleen Gura, MD, Mark Puder, MD
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
P11. Reoperative Aortic Valve Replacement in the Octogenarians – Minimally Invasive Technique in the Era
Tsuyoshi Kaneko, MD, Dan Loberman, MD, Igor Gosev, MD, Fadi Rassam, BS, Siobhan McGurk, BS, Marzia Leacche, MD, Lawrence Cohn, MD
Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
P12. Factors Affecting Spontaneous Closure of Gastrocutaneous Fistulae after Removal of Gastrostomy Tubes in Patients with Intestinal Failure
Faraz A. Khan, MD1, Jeremy G. Fisher, MD1, Eric Sparks, MD1, Julie Iglesias, MD1, Biren P. Modi, MD1, Christopher Duggan, MD2, Tom Jaksic, MD1
1Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation, Department of Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P13. Valproic Acid (VPA), a Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor (HDACi) that Reduces Intraabdominal Adhesions
Matthew Brady, MD, Elizabeth King, MD, Michael Cassidy, MD, Stanley Heydrick, PhD, and Arthur Stucchi, PhD
Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
P14. Sustaining Momentum in Quality Improvement: Lessons from a Postoperative Pulmonary Care Program
Michael R Cassidy, MD, Pamela Rosenkranz, RN, BSN, MEd, David McAneny, MD, FACS
Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
P15. Celecoxib Inhibits Cutaneous Wound Healing
Mark Fairweather, MD, Yvonne I. Heit, MD, Dennis P. Orgill, MD, Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA
P16. Evaluation of the Treatment of Pectus Carinatum with Compressive Orthotic Bracing Using Three Dimens
Kaitlyn E. Wong, MD, MPH1,2, George E. Gorton III, MS2, David B. Tashjian, MD1,2, Michael V. Tirabassi, MD1,2, Kevin P. Moriarty, MD1,2
1Baystate Childrens Hospital, Springfield, MA, 2Shriners Hospitals for Children, Springfield, MA
P17. Impact of Pre Injury Warfarin Use among Medicare Beneficiaries with Head Trauma
Courtney Collins, MD, Elan Witkowski, MD, Julie Flahive, MS, Timothy Emhoff, MD, Fred Anderson, PhD, Heena Santry, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
P18. Disparities in Surgical 30-Day Readmission Rates for Medicare Beneficiaries by Race and Site of Care
Thomas C. Tsai1, MD2, E. John Orav, MD1,2, Karen E. Joynt, MD1,2
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
P19. Bladder Neck Contractures: Role of Mitomycin C
Kamal Nagpal, MD, Christopher Lebeis, MD, Leonard N Zinman, MD, Jill C Buckley, MD, John Libertino, MD, Alex Vanni, MD
Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA
P20. What are the ICU characteristics of FTR Outlier Hospitals? Results of a National Survey
E. Wakeam, D. Asafu-Adjei, MD, Z. Cooper, MD, JS. Weissman, MD
Center for Surgery and Public Health, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
P21. Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy in Patients with Previous Breast Surgery: Comparative Analysis of 123 Imme
Alex Lin, BS, Eric Liao, MD, Jonathan Winograd, MD, Curtis Cetrulo, MD, William G. Austen, Jr. MD, Amy S. Colwell, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P22. Miniaturization Does Not Impair the Ability of ESS to Assess Malignancy in Human Thyroid Nodules
Jennifer E. Rosen, MD1, Nicholas J. Giordano, MD1, Hyunsuk Suh, MD1, Faris Azar, MD1, Eladio Rodriguez-Diaz, MD2, Ousama M. A'Amar, MD2, Irving J. Bigio, MD2, Stephanie L. Lee, MD3
1Department of Surgery, 2Department of Biomedical Engineering 3Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA
P23. Ampullary and Extra-Ampullary Duodenal Adenocarcinomas Have Comparable Survival After Resection
Kate Dinh, MD, Venu Bathini, MD, Bradley Switzer, MD, Vijay Kasturi, MD, Wahid Wassef, MD, Jaroslav Zivny, MD, Mary Sullivan, NP, Giles Whalen, MD, Jennifer LaFemina, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA
P24. Human Factors in Surgery and Aviation – The Cockpit vs. The OR
Atanu Pal1, Sudipta Pal2, Steven J. Yule1, Douglas S. Smink1, Ali Tavakkoli1, Stanley W. Ashley1
1Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Worcester Royal Hospital, Worcester, UK
P25. Potential of Improved Diagnosis and Prognosis of Prostate Cancer: miRNA Analysis of Tissue Printed
Kai H. Hammerich, MD2, Chris Lebeis, MD2, John E. Humphrey, MD2, Travis B. Sullivan, MD1, Justin Zbrzezny, MD2, Kelly Summerhayes-Greenfield, MD1, Patrick Teebagy, MD1, John Dugan, MD3, John A. Libertino, MD2, Antonia H. Holway, MD1,2, Kimberly M. Rieger-Christ, MD1,2, Ian C. Summerhayes, MD1,2
1Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Burlington, MA, 2Department of Urology, Burlington,MA, 3Department of PathologyLahey Clinic, Burlington, MA
P26. MicroRNA Expression Profile Predictive Of Occult Metastatic Disease In Clinical T2n0 Bladder Cancer
Benjamin Waldorf, MD1, Casey Kowalik, MD1, Christopher Lebeis, MD1, Travis Sullivan, MD2, Patrick Teebagy, MD2, Jason Gee, MD1, John Libertino, MD2 Kimberly Rieger-Christ, MD1,2
1Department of Urology, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA, 2Ian P. Summerhayes Cell and Molecular Biology Labratory, Department of Urology, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA
P27. Clinical Outcomes of Concomitant Ventral Hernia Repair and Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
Jigesh A Shah, DO, MD, Anthony L McCluney, MD, Nicole J Pecquex, MD, Haisar E. Dao, MD, Justin Lee, MD
Steward St Elizabeth Medical Center, Brighton, MA
P28. Alterations in Hippo Signaling Pathway during Liver Regeneration
James Grijalva, MD1, Megan Huizenga, MD2, Fernando Camargo, MD1, Ghazaleh Sadri-Vakili, MD2, Khashayar Vakili, MD1
1Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P29. Using a Surreptitious Observer To Measure Participation In Safety Checklists In The Operating Room?
Manuel Ruiz, MD1, Jeff Quinto, MD1, Alicia Hanford, MD1, Brandon L Depson, MD2, Timothy C Counihan, MD1
1Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield MA, 2University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
P30. Natural Language Processing of Text Paging in the Surgical Work Setting
AD Smith1,2, MD, MS de Vos, MD1, DS Smink, MD1,2, LL Nguyen, MD1,2, SW Ashley, MD1,2
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Center for Surgery and Public Health, Boston, MA
P31. Insurance Impacts Readmission and Costs for Colorectal Surgery
Zeling Chau, MD1,2, Nikki Burish, MD1, Tommy Curran, MD1 , Elan R. Witkowski, MD2, Sing Chau Ng, MD1, Jennifer F. Tseng, MD1,2
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2 University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
P32. Rhodiola Crenulata Extract-A Novel Therapy for High Risk Neuroblastoma
Kaitlyn E. Wong, MD, MPH 2,3, M.Carmen Mora, MD2,3, Sallie Schneider, PhD3, Kevin P. Moriarty, MD1, Richard Arenas, MD2,3, Michael V. Tirabassi, MD1
1Baystate Children’s Hospital, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, 2Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, 3Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute, Springfield, MA
P33. Non-Thermal, Irreversible Electroporation: A Novel Tool for Scarless Skin Regeneration
Saiqa Khan, MD1, Alexander Golberg, PhD2, G. Felix Broelsch, MD1, Stefan Bohr, MD2, Martin C. Mihm, MD3, Hassan Albadawi, MD1, Michael T. Watkins, MD1, William G. Austen, Jr., MD1, Martin L. Yarmush, MD2
1Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2Shriners Burns Hospital-Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 3Brigham and Women's Hospital-Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P34. Morbid Obesity is a Risk Factor for Surgical Complications Following Surgery for Diverticulitis
Reuben D Shin, MD, Rocco Ricciardi, MD, Patricia L Roberts, MD, Thomas E Read, MD, Peter W Marcello, MD, David J Schoetz,MD, Jason F Hall, MD
Lahey Health & Medical Center, Burlington, MA
P35. DHA and AA Alone are Sufficient to Support Growth, Reproduction and Neurological Development in Mice
Sarah Carlson, MD1, Alison O'Loughlin, MD1, Georgia Gunner, MD2, Nick Andrews, MD2, Michela Fagiolini, MD2, Hau Le, MD1, Deepika Nehra, MD1, Eileen Cowan, MD1, Melissa Chang, MD1, Prathima Nandivada, MD1, Amy Pan, MD1, Mark Puder, MD1
1Vascular Biology Program and the Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Neurodevelopmental Behavioral Core, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
P36. Perceptions of the General Surgery Residency Interview: Do Candidates Know What Interviewers Want?
Tom Penoyar, MD1, David Rosen, MD2, Dmitry Nepomnayshy, MD1
1Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, MA, 2Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA



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