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2015 MCACS Program and Abstracts

Program and Abstracts | Posters

6:30 am Registration, Essex Foyer
6:30 am Exhibits Open, Staffordshire
6:30 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors, Staffordshire
6:30 – 7:30 am SSAT “Breakfast at the Debates” Symposium, Essex Ballroom

Introduced by: Karim Alavi, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA

What is the Best Approach When dissecting in the Lowest Part of the Pelvis and why?
Moderator:
Liliana Bordeianou, MD
Robotic Approach Is the Only Rational Option, No Matter the Cost!
Todd D. Francone, MD, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA

Bottoms up TME with TAMIS, TME or TES is the Future – Take NOTE(S)!
Justin A. Maykel, MD, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
 
Is Robotic Surgery for Pancreatic Disease Appropriate?
Moderator:
Richard Swanson, MD
Robotic Surgery Will be the Gold Standard for Pancreatic Surgery
A. James Moser, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Robotic Pancreatic Surgery – A Useful Tool, But Not For All Cases
Thomas E. Clancy, MD, FACS, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

7:30 am Continuous Poster Viewing, Essex Ballroom
7:30 – 7:35 am Welcome and Opening Remarks from the President, Essex Ballroom
Michael T. Jaklitsch, MD, FACS; Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
7:35 – 8:05 am Debate: Appendicitis Treatment, Essex Ballroom
Moderator: Andrew Doben, MD; Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Pro: Robert Driscoll, MD, FACS; South Shore Surgical Specialists, South Weymouth, MA
Con: Christopher J. Burns, MD; Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
8:05 – 9:05 am Resident Research Paper Competition, Essex Ballroom
(8 Minute Presentation / 2 Minute Discussion)
Moderator: Abhishek Chatterjee, MD; Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
 


1. The 30-day Impact of Intraoperative Adverse Events: What Happens in the OR does not Stay in the OR!
Jordan D. Bohnen, MD, MBA1; Michael N. Mavros, MD2; Elie P. Ramly, MD3; Myriam M. Martinez Aguilar, MD1; Thomas Peponis, MD1; Yuchiao Chang, PhD1; Jarone Lee, MD, MPH1,4; D. Dante Yeh, MD1; Marc de Moya, MD1; David R. King, MD1; Kathryn Butler, MD1; George C. Velmahos, MD, PhD1; Haytham M.A. Kaafarani, MD, MPH1,4
1Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2Department of Surgery, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, 3Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 4Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


2. Trans-Amniotic Stem Cell Therapy Minimizes Chiari-II Malformation in Experimental Spina Bifida
Beatrice Dionigi, MD; Joseph Brazzo III, BS; Azra Ahmed, BS; Christina Feng, MD; Yaotang Wu, PhD; David Zurakowski, PhD; Dario O Fauza, MD, PhD
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston MA


3. Identification of Multiple Novel Oncogenic Mutations in Thyroid Cancer
Susan Pitt1, Roland Hernandez2, Daniel Ruan2, Francis Moore2, Matthew Nehs2, Atul Gawande2, Nancy Cho2
1University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA


4. Perioperative Risk Factors Impact Outcomes among Emergency versus Non-Emergency Surgery Differently
Jordan D Bohnen, MD, MBA1; Myriam M Martinez, MD1; Elie P Ramly, MD1; Naveen F Sangji, MD, MPH1,2; Thomas Peponis, MD1; Marc de Moya, MD1; D. Dante Yeh, MD1; Jarone Lee, MD MPH1,2; George C. Velmahos, MD, PhD1; David C. Chang, PhD, MBA, MPH2; Haytham MA Kaafarani, MD, MPH1,2
1Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


5. Early and Late Surgical Outcomes of Infective Endocarditis among Intravenous Drug Abusers: Results from Two Large Academic Centers
Julius I. Ejiofor, MD1; Joon Bum Kim, MD,PhD2; Maroun Yammine, MD1; Sandra B. Nelson, MD3; Arthur Y. Kim, MD3; Serguei I. Melnitchouk, MD2; James D. Rawn, MD1; Lawrence H. Cohn, MD1; Marzia Leacche, MD1; John G. Byrne, MD1; Thoralf M. Sundt, MD2
1Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


6. Cost Superiority of Combined Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery (CELS) vs. Bowel Resection for Benign Polyps
Maria X Kiely1; Sam Sharma2; Art Sedrakyan2; Stephen Resch3; James Yoo1; Jeffrey Milsom2
1Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2Weill-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, 3Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA

9:05 – 9:35 am Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall, Staffordshire
9:35 – 10:05 am The Survivor Game: Only the Strongest Survives, Essex Ballroom
Moderators: Heena Santry, MD, FACS; University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
George Velmahos, MD, FACS; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
10:05 – 11:20 am Panel: New Data That Should Change Your Practice, Essex Ballroom
Moderator: Lilian Chen, MD, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

Geriatric Care: Alok Kapoor, MD; University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Surgery in the Presence of Anti-Coagulants: Russell Zide, MD; Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, MA

Enhanced Recovery Pathway/Non-Narcotic Pain Management: Matthias Stopfkuchen-Evans, MD; Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
11:20 – 11:50 am Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall, Staffordshire
11:50 am – 12:50 pm Maintenance of Certification Debate, Essex Ballroom
Moderator: Jacqueline Wu, MD, FACS; Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

ABS: James Whiting, MD; Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME
Private Practice Surgeon: Henry A. Frissora, MD, FACS; Beverly Hospital, Beverly, MA
12:50 – 12:55 pm ACS Foundation, Essex Ballroom
12:55 – 1:00 pm Award Winner Announcements, Essex Ballroom
Announce Resident Research Paper Award Competition & Poster of Distinction Awards
Joseph Murray Resident Research Basic Science Award
1:00 – 1:10 pm Annual Business Meeting, Essex Ballroom
1:10 – 2:00 pm Luncheon Speaker, St. George Ballroom

Appropriate Care for the Surgical Patient
Andrew L. Warshaw, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
2:00 – 4:00 pm Resident Top Gun Competition, Staffordshire
Chair: Anthony McCluney, MD; St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Brighton, MA

In this contest, surgical residents from each of the ten general surgery residencies throughout Massachusetts will be invited to showcase their laparoscopic skills. The competition will consist of teams of 3 residents from each institution participating in a series of tests where laparoscopic skills such as intracorporeal knot tying, transferring of objects from one hand to another, and pattern cutting will be timed and graded. The winners of the competition will receive a trophy to showcase at their institution for the year.
4:00 pm Meeting Adjourn
 
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