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±P1. Extraluminal Helicoidal Stretch (Helixtretch): A Novel Method of Intestinal Lengthening
Beatrice Dionigi, MD, Joseph Brazzo III, BS, John Patrick Connors, BS, Azra Ahmed, BS, Jeremy Fisher, MD, David Zurakowski, PhD, Dario O Fauza, MD, PhD
Boston Children's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA
±P2. Vascular Surgeons Have Better Outcomes than Non-Vascular Surgeons in Key Index Open Vascular Procedure
Moreira, Carla1; Rybin, Denis2; Doros, Gheorghe2; Kalish, Jeffrey1; Eslami, Mohammad H1; Farber, Alik1
1Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; 2Department of Biostatistics, Boston University, Boston, MA
±P3. Improvement in Severe Pulmonary Hypertension in Obese Patients following Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
Eric G. Sheu, MD1, Richard Channick, MD2, Denise W. Gee, MD2
1Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
±P4. The Effects of Cardiac Patch Material on Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Cardioprogenitor Cells
Russell Witt, MD1, Chani Hodonsky, MD2, Lakshimi Mundada, MD2, Shunyun Wang, MD2, Gary Raff, MD3, Sunjay Kaushal, MD4, Ming-Sing Si, MD2
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 3University of California at Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, 4University Maryland, Baltimore, MD
±P5. Effect of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy on 30-day Morbidity and Mortality Following Resection of Gastric Malignancy
Kate Dinh, MD, Venu Bathini, MD, Bradley Switzer, MD, Mary Sullivan, MD, Giles Whalen, MD, Jennifer LaFemina, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
±P6. Pre-Versus Subpectoral Tissue Expander Placement in Immediate Latissimus Flap Breast Reconstruction
A. Samandar Dowlatshahi, MD, Martha Luitje, MD, Robert Quinlan, MD, Mustafa Akyurek, M D
Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
±P7. Rhodiola Crenulata Inhibits the Wnt/?-catenin Signaling in the Treatment of Glioblastoma Multiforme
Maria Carmen Mora, MD2,3, Kaitlyn Wong, MD, MPH2,3, Michael Tirabassi, MD1, Richard Arenas, MD2,3,4, Sallie Schneider, PhD3,4
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, 4University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
±P8. The Impact of Tumescent Technique on Outcomes of Autologous Breast Reconstruction
Christina R Vargas, MD, Pieter G Koolen, MD, Joseph A Ricci, MD, Bernard T Lee, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
±P9. Perfusion Changes by Hyperspectral Imaging in a Burn Model
Oksana Babchenko, BS, Michael Chin, MD, Jorge Lujan, MD, Janice Lalikos, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
±P10. Surgical Outcomes of Vertebral Resection for Advanced Intrathoracic Malignant Disease
Carlos E. Bravo, MD, Gita N. Mody, MD, Katherine Armstrong, MD, Mauricio Perez Martinez, MD, Michael T. Jaklitsch, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
P11. Risk-stratified Thromboprophylaxis decreases High Incidence of VTE in patients with Long-Gap EA
Sigrid Bairdain MD, MPH1, Daniel P. Kelly MD2, David Zurakowski, PhD1,3, Brenda Dodson PharmD4, Kathy M.Harney RN C-PNP5, Russell W. Jennings MD1, and Cameron C. Trenor III MD MMSc5
1Department of Pediatric Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesia, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 3Departments of Pediatric Surgery & Anesthesia, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 4Department of Pharmacy, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 5Division of Hematology & Oncology, Department of Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P12. Significant Weight Loss after Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
Hassan Aliakbarian MD, Eric Sheu Ph.D. MD, Ali Tavakkoli MD (PI)3
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P13. Early Lymphoscintigraphy for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma Does Not Impact Surgical Outcome
Ariana F. Harris1, Kate Dinh1, Jennifer LaFemina1, Giles F. Whalen1, Mary Sullivan1, Robert Licho2, Thomas Hill2, Laura A. Lambert1
1Division of Surgical Oncology, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA, 2Division of Nuclear Medicine, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
P14. National Trauma Data Bank Analysis of Pediatric Helmet Use in Ski and Snowboard Injuries
Kaitlyn E. Wong, MD, MPH2, M. Carmen Mora, MD2, Kevin P Moriarty, MD1, David B. Tashjian, MD1, Lisa A. Patterson, MD2, Ronald I. Gross, MD2, Michael V. Tirabassi, MD1
1Baystate Children’s Hospital, Springfield, MA, 2Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
P15. Outcome of Abdominal and Colorectal Surgery in Patients with Left Ventricular Assistant Devices
Ammar Asban, MD, Maria X Traa, MD, Nelya Melnitchouk, MD
Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
P16. One Year Experience of Characterization of Genetic Risk in a High-Risk Pancreatic Clinic
Kendra Flores, MD1, Kate Dinh, MD2, Erin Rouleau, MD1, Wahid Wassef, MD3, Jennifer LaFemina, MD2
1University of Massachusetts; Division of Genetics; Department of Pediatrics; Worcester, MA, 2University of Massachusetts; Division of Gastroenterology; Department of Medicine; Worcester, MA, 3University of Massachusetts; Division of Surgical Oncology; Department of Surgery; Worcester, MA
P17. WITHDRAWN
P18. Ketogenic Diet Prevents Hypoglycemia Due to Endotoxin Sepsis
Prathima Nandivada, MD1, Melissa I. Chang, MD1, MEng, Sarah J. Carlson, MD, MSc1, Amy H. Pan, BS1, Pei-Ra Ling, MD2, Bruce R Bistrian, MD, PhD2, Mark Puder, MD, PhD1
1Vascular Biology Program and Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
P19. Limb Reconstruction with Grafts Derived from Decellularized Bone in a Growing Leporine Model
Elliot C Pennington, MD, Beatrice Dionigi, MD, Fabienne L Gray, MD, Azra Ahmed, BS, Joseph Brazzo III, BS, Andrey Dolinko, BS, Nathan Calderon, BS,Thomas Darrah, PhD, David Zurakowski, PhD, Ara Nazarian, PhD, Brian Snyder, MD, PhD, Dario O Fauza, MD, PhD
Department of Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts
P20. Deficiency of the Immunostimulatory Cytokine IL-21 Promotes Intestinal Neoplasia
Mia Shapiro, MD1,2, Bisweswar Nandi, MD1,2, Rao H. Prabhala, MD1,2,4, Gabriel Gonzalez, MD1, Qin Huang, MD1,2,3, Natasha Y. Frank, MD1,3, Nikhil C. Munshi, MD1,2,3,4, Jason S. Gold, MD1,2,3
1VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 2 Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 3Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 4 Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
P21. Predictors of Intraoperative Adverse Events in General Surgery
Michael N. Mavros, MD1,2, Elie P. Ramly, MD1, George C. Velmahos, MD, PhD1, Andreas Larentzakis, MD1,3, D. Dante Yeh, MD1, Peter Fagenholz, MD1, Marc DeMoya, MD1, David R. King, MD1, Jarone Lee, MD, MPH1, Haytham M.A. Kaafarani, MD, MPH1
1Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2Department of Surgery, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, 3Department of Surgery, University of Manchester, UK
P22. Adhesiolysis-related Morbidity in Abdominal Surgery
Michael N. Mavros, MD1,2, Elie Ramly, MD1, George C. Velmahos, MD, PhD1, Jarone Lee, MD, MPH1, Haytham M.A. Kaafarani, MD, MPH1
1Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2Department of Surgery, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
P23. Patient Preferences in Access to Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction
Christina R Vargas1, Oren Ganor1, Maria Semnack1, Bernard T Lee1
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P24. Variation in the management of splenic injuries among children's hospitals
Chinwendu Onwubiko, MD, Michelle Osbourne, MPH, David Mooney, MD, MPH
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
P25. Multivisceral Transplantation for Abdominal Malignancy: A Single Center Experience
Eliza Lee, MD, Kristina Potanos, MD, Nora Fullington, MD, Ryan Cauley, MD, Nicole Hodgkinson, MD, Gulcin Demirci, MD, PhD Khashayar Vakili, MD, Heung Bae Kim, MD
Surgery Pediatric Transplant Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
P26. Neuropilin-1 (NRP1) and its role in effector and regulatory CD4 T cell populations
E. J. Lee, MD1, H. Nakayama, Ph.D.1, D. M. Briscoe, MD2, H. B. Kim, MD1, G. Demirci, MD, PhD
1Department of Surgery and Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P27. Morphology of Displaced Blunt Rib Fractures Predicts Thoracic Co-Injuries
Nikolay Bugaev, MD1, Janis Breeze, MPH2, Majid Alhazmi, MD3, Hassan Najm, MD4, Sandra Strack Arabian, CSTR5, Reuven Rabinovici, MD6
1Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Tufts University, Boston, MA, 3Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, 4Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, 5Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, 6Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
P28. Sorafenib Suppresses Translation in Desmoid Tumors via Inhibition of mTOR Signaling
Laura M. Rosenberg, MD1, Charles H. Yoon, MD, PhD2, Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD2, Nancy L. Cho, MD2
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
P29. Effects of Bariatric Surgery on health and well-being of children of bariatric patients
Amila Husic, MD1, Ryan Lussenden2, MD, Laura Doyon, MD3, David Brams, MD3, Dmitry Nepomanyshy, MD3
1Mayo Clinic, Phoenix AZ, 2Westside Regional Medical Center, Sunrise, FL, 3Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA
P30. Eradication of Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas Biofilm from Prolene Mesh with Pulsed Electric Fields
Saiqa Khan, MD1, Daniela Vecchio, MD2, Gaddi Blumrosen, MD3, Alexander Golberg, MD4, Harry Salinas, MD1, Michael McCormack, MD1, Martin Yarmush, MD4, Michael R. Hamblin, MD2, William G. Austen, Jr., MD1
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2Center for Engineering in Medicine, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Shriners Burns Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Department of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, 4Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P31. NOTES Transgastric Ventral Hernia Repair in a Porcine Survival Model
Maria Carmen Mora MD1, Rebecca Kowalski MD1, David J. Desilets MD2, John R Romanelli MD1, David B. Earle MD1
1Baystate Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, 2Baystate Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA
P32. Assessing Benefit of lung Cancer Screening CT Beyond NLST Criteria
Carlos E. Bravo, MD, Katherine W. Armstrong, MD, Michael T. Jaklitsch, MD, Francine L. Jacobson, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
P33. Flap Coverage after Abdominoperineal Excision for Rectal Adenocarcinoma May Not Decrease Wound Dehis
Alexander T. Hawkins MD, MPH, David L. Berger MD, Paul C. Shellito MD, Patrica Sylla MD, Matthew M. Hutter MD, MPH, Liliana Bordeianou MD, MPH
Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA


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