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2011 Program and Abstracts

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Program and Abstracts | Posters

P1 Prenatal Tracheal Repair with a Hybrid aMSC-Engineered Construct Derived From Decellularized Airway
Fabienne L. Gray, MD, Christopher G. Turner, MD, Azra Ahmed, MS, Catherine E. Calvert, BS, David Zurakowski, PhD, Dario O. Fauza, MD
Department of Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P2 A Practical Prenatal Source of Autologous Neural Progenitor Cells for the Treatment of Spina Bifida
Christopher G. Turner, MD1, Elliot C. Pennington, MD1, Justin D. Klein, MD1, Junmei Wang, MD2, Devang Thakor, MD2, Darcy Benedict, MD2, Azra Ahmed, MD1, Yand D. Teng, MD2, Dario O. Fauza, MD1
1Department of Surgery, Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Department of Neurosurgery, The Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P3 TULAA: A Cost Effective, Efficient, and Easily Learned Appendectomy Technique
Constantine G. Saites MS MD, Evan Corey, David P. Mooney MD MPH
Department of Surgery, Childrens Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
P4 Extra-Cardiac Compression; A Novel Approach to Mechanical Cardiac Assistance
Daniel Ventre, MD1, Michael L. Pigula, MD1, Jeffrey Borenstein, MD1, Frank A. Pigula, MD2
1Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, MA; 2Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
P5 Optimal Interval Of Imaging Surveillance For Non-Resected And Resected Mucinous Pancreatic Cysts
Dimitrios Xourafas, MD, Ali Tavakkolizadeh, MD, Stanley W. Ashley, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P6 Hospital Readmission Following Management of Appendicitis at Freestanding Children's Hospitals
Samuel Rice-Townsend MD1, Matthew Hall PhD2, Jeff N. Barnes BS2, Jessica K. Baxter BS1, Shawn J. Rangel MD, MSCE1
1Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Child Health Corporation of America, Shawnee Mission, KS
P7 Assessment Of Perfusion In A Partial Face Transplanation Model With A Near-Infrared Imaging System
J. T. Nguyen, MD, Y. Ashitate, MD, A. Ibrahim, MD, S. Gioux, MD, P. P. Patel, MD, J. V. Frangioni, MD, B. T. Lee, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P8 TNF? Potentiates Dexamethasone-Induced Expression and Activity of C/EBP? in Cultured Muscle Cells
Steven Tizio, MD, Nima Alamdari, MD, Zaira Aversa, MD, Aniket Gurav, MD, Victoria Petkova, MD, Per-Olof Hasselgren, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
P9 Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping in Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
Denis Gilmore, MD1, Onkar V. Khullar, MD1, Michael Jaklitsch, MD1, John V. Frangioni, MD2, Yolonda L. Colson, MD1
1Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Division of Hematology/Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
P10 MA Health Care Reform and the “Young Invincibles”: Insurance Coverage for the Injured Young
Bethany Strong, MD1, Sylvia Hobbs, MPH2, Selwyn O. Rogers, Jr., MD, MPH, FACS1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Department of Public Health, Boston, MA
P11 Use of Cholecystostomy Tubes in the Management of Complicated Acute Cholecystitis
Nicole Cherng, BS, Erica Sneider, MD, Elan Witkowski, MD, Joanne Lewis, NP, Demetrius Litwin, MD, MBA, Mitchell Cahan, MD, Shimul A. Shah, MD
Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
P12 Impact of Lap-Band Size on Weight Loss: Does Gender Matter?
Ali Ardestani, MD, MSc, Ardalan Tangestanipoor, MD, Malcolm K. Robinson, MD, David B. Lautz, MD, Ashley H. Vernon, MD, Ali Tavakkolizadeh, MD
Brigham and Woman's Hospital, Boston, MA, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P13 Duration of Femoral-Popliteal Bypass Influences Patient Outcomes
Tze-Woei Tan, MD, Jeffrey Kalish, MD, Naomi Hamburg, MD, Robert Eberhardt, MD, Gheorghe Doros, MD, Denis Rybin, MD, Alik Farber, MD
Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine and Public Health, Boston, MA
P14 Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Mutations and Wound Healing Contribute to the Etiology of Desmoid Tumors
Adelaide M. Carothers, PhD, Hira Rizvi, BA, Rian M. Hasson, MD, Yvonne I. Heit, MD, Jennifer Davids, MD, Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, Nancy L. Cho, MD
Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
P15 Endotoxin Tolerance Impairs Antimicrobial Capacity in Pneumonia and Decreases Lung Inflammation
Kendra Iskander, MD, MPH, David Stepien, MS, James Becker MD, Daniel Remick, MD
Department of Surgery/Pathology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
P16 Less is More: Management of Pediatric Spleen Injury
Justin Lee, MD1, Kaitlyn Wong, MD2, Kevin Moriarty, MD2, David Tashjian, MD2
1St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Boston, MA; 2 Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
P17 Cell Cycle Inhibition Enhances the Cytotoxicity of Hyperthermic Oxaliplatin
Matthew J. Furman, MD, Barur R. Rajeshkumar, PhD, Giles F. Whalen, MD, FACS, Laura A. Lambert, MD, FACS
Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
P18 Near-Infrared Imaging For Intra-Operative Assessment Of Perfusion In Vascularized Bone Flaps.
J. T. Nguyen, MD, Y. Ashitate, MD, A. Ibrahim, MD, S. Gioux, MD, P. P. Patel, MD, J. V. Frangioni, MD, B. T. Lee, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard Medical School , Boston, MA
P19 Operate Another Day? Increasing Utilization of Cholecystostomy Tube Drainage for Acute Cholecystitis
Elan R. Witkowski, MD, Elizaveta Ragulin-Coyne, MD, Zeling Chau, MD, Sing Chau Ng, MD, Heena Santry, MD, Shimul A. Shah, MD, Jennifer F. Tseng, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
P20 Hepatic Transcriptional Regulation & Mortality in Cecal Ligation and Puncture
Alan Sherburne, MD, Kendra Iskander, MD, Holly Sheldon, MD, Zhongyan Wang, MD, Suresh Agarwal, MD, Daniel Remick, MD, Peter Burke, MD
Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
P21 Risk-Adjusted Comparative Analysis of Readmission Rates for Appendicitis at Children's Hospitals
Samuel Rice-Townsend,MD1, Matthew Hall, PhD2, Jeff N. Barnes, BS2, Jessica K. Baxter, BS1, Shawn J. Rangel, MD, MSCE1
1Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Child Health Corporation of America, Shawnee Mission, KS
P22 Missed Opportunities in the Treatment of Pediatric Appendicitis
Justin Lee, MD1, David Tashjian, MD2, Kevin Moriarty, MD2
1St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Boston, MA; 2Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
P23 Post Game Analysis: Using Video-Based Coaching for Continuous Professional Development
Yue-Yung Hu, MD MPH1,2, Sarah E. Peyre, EdD1,3, Alexander F. Arriaga,MD, MPH1,4, Robert T. Osteen, MD, FACS 5, Katherine A. Corso, MPH1, Thomas G. Weiser, MD, MPH5, Richard S. Swanson, MD, FACS 5, Stanley W. Ashley, MD, FACS 1,5, Chandrajit P. Raut, MD, FACS 1,5, Michael J. Zinner, MD, FACS 1,5, Atul A.Gawande, MD, MPH, FACS1,4, Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH, FACS1,6
1Center for Surgery & Public Health, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; 3STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation, Department of Surgery, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA; 4Department of Health Policy & Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA; 5Department of Surgery, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA; 6 Surgical Outcomes Research, University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics, Madison, WI
P24 Interaction Between Neighborhood Poverty Rate and Outcome Following Burn Injury: A Multicenter Study
Anaeze Offodile II, MD, Kenneth Christopher, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
P25 Adult Intussusception: A Decision Tree Analysis for Operative Management
Ali Ardestani, MD, MSc, Oliver Varban, MD, Dan Azagury, MD, Bela Kis MD, PhD, David Brooks, MD, Ali Tavakkolizadeh, MD
Brigham and Woman's Hospital, Boston, MA, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P26 A Reproducible Ovine Model of Right Heart Failure by RCA Ligation
Marisa Cevasco, MD, MPH1, Michael Kwon, MD1, Ravi V. Shah, MD2, Rita Laurence, BA1, Raymond H. Kwong, MD2, Lawrence H. Cohn, MD1, R. Morton Bolman, III, MD1, Frederick Y. Chen, MD, PhD1
1Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Department of Cardiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
P27 Does the EXIT to ECMO Procedure Change Outcomes for High-Risk CDH Patients?
Alexander P. Stoffan, MD1, Jay M. Wilson,MD1,2, Russell W. Jennings, MD1,2, Louise Wilkins-Haug, MD2,3, Terry L. Buchmiller, MD1,2
1Children’s Hospital Boston, Department of Surgery – Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Advanced Fetal Care Center, Children’s Hospital Boston – Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P28 Report of Phase I Results of a Simplified Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Device for Use in Low Resource Settings
Gita N. Mody, MD1, Danielle R. Zurovcik, MD2, Grace Kansayisa, MD3, Gemimah Uwimana, MD4, Dominque Mugenzi, MD3, Georges Natkiyiruta, MD3, Robert Riviello, MD1
1Department of Surgery and the Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; 3Central University Teaching Hospital, National University of Rwanda; 4Department of Nursing, Rwinkwavu District Hospital, Rwinkwavu, Rwanda
P29 Total Parenteral Nutrition Infusion During Septicemia is Associated with Longer Hospitalization
Vihas Patel, MD1, Guotong Man, MD, PhD1, Caryn Domenici Belisle, RPh2, Stanley Ashley, MD1
1Department of Surgery and 2Department of Pharmacy, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
P30 Open Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms in the Endograft Era
Tadaki Tomita, MD, Harold Welch, MD
Lahey Clinic Medical Center Burlington, MA
P31 Lessons Learned With The Exposure For Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (Alif)
Hubert A. Johnson, MD, Richard Ozuna, MD, John B.Sledge, MD, Jeremy Shore, MD
North Shore Medical Center, Lynn, MA
P32 Presentation and Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma at a Tertiary Care Center in Massachusetts
Jason T. Wiseman, MD, Elan R. Witkowski, MD, YouFu Li, MD, MPH, Reza F. Saidi, MD, Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, MPH, Giles F. Whalen, MD, Nicolas Jabbour, MD, Adel Bozorgzadeh, MD, Shimul A. Shah, MD
Solid Organ Transplantation, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
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