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P1. Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation In Infants And Small Children: Are Partial Grafts Riskier Than
Ryan Cauley MD1, Khashayar Vakili MD1, Kristina Potanos MD1, Nora Fullington MD1, Dionne Graham PhD2, Jon Finkelstein MD MPH3, Heung Bae Kim MD1
1Dept of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, MA; 2Clinical Research Center, Boston Children's Hospital, MA; 3Department of Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital, MA
P2. Cardiac Progenitor Cell Therapy For Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
John M. Connell1, Frederick Welt1, Robert Gallegos2, Piero Anversa1, Marc Pfeffer1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Ohio Heart and Vascular Center, Cincinnati, OH
P3. Malignant Progression In Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms Of The Pancreas
J LaFemina1, N Katabi2, D Klimstra2, C Correa-Gallego3, S Gaujoux3, TP Kingham3, RP DeMatteo3, Y Fong3, MI D'Angelica3, WR Jarnagin3, RK Do4, MF Brennan3, PJ Allen3
1University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Worcester, MA; 2Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Pathology, New York, NY; 3Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Surgical Oncology, New York, NY; 4Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Radiology, New York, NY
P4. Objective Feedback-Directed System For Staged Traction Repair Of Long Gap Esophageal Atresia A Multicenter Case Series
Robert Ricca, MD1, Sigrid Bairdain, MD, MPH2, Constantine G. Saites, MD2, Kimberly Riehle, MD1, Glen F. Anderson, MD3, David Wahoff, MD, PhD3, Chueh Lien, BS2, Bradley C. Linden MD2
1Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA; 2Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA; 3Pediatric Surgical Associates, LTD, Minneapolis, MN
P5. Racial Differences In Treatment And Mortality Following Vascular Injury: A National Trauma Data Bank
Charles S Briggs, MD, Tze-Woei Tan, MD, Alik Farber, MD, FACS, Naomi Hamburg, MD, Robert Eberhardt, MD, Denis Rybin, PhD, Gheorghe Doros, PhD
Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
P6. Semi-Urgent Surgery for Severe Ulcerative Colitis Does Not Increase Overall J-Pouch Complications
Caitlin W. Hicks M.D., M.S.1,2, Richard A. Hodin MD1, and Liliana Bordeianou MD, MPH1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA; 2The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Surgery, Baltimore, MD
P7. Intra-Amniotic Delivery Of Expanded Amniotic-Derived Neural Stem Cells In A Model Of Spina Bifida
Christopher G Turner, MD, MPH; Elliot C Pennington, MD; Fabienne L Gray, MD; Azra Ahmed, BS; Yang D Teng, MD, PhD; Dario O Fauza, MD, PhD
Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P8. Changes In Insulin Dependence After Bariatric Surgery
Ali Ardestani, MD, MSc1; David Rhoads2, PhD; Ali Tavakkoli1, MD, FACS1
1Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P9. Surgical Multidisciplinary Rounds: An Effective Tool For Comprehensive Surgical Quality Improvement
Enrique Lopez MD; Sharyle Tutela BSN; Monique Gary DO; Eileen West, MA; Rick Glasener, BSNk; Timothy C. Counihan, MD FACS
Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA
P10. Massachusetts Health Reform: Its Effect On The Uninsurance Rate Of The Orthopaedic Trauma Population
Rull James Toussaint MD1, Stephane Bergeron MD1, Michael J. Weaver MD1, Paul Tornetta MD2, Mark S. Vrahas MD1, Mitchel B. Harris MD1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
P11. Outcomes Of Local Surgical Treatment Versus Esophagectomy In Elderly Patients With Early Stage Esoph
Luis F. Tapias M.D., Douglas J. Mathisen M.D., Michael Lanuti M.D
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P12. Single Incision Colectomy: The Reality Of Adoption Into Practice
Deborah Nagle MD, Steven Tizio MD, Vitaliy Poylin MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
P13. Natural Orifice Transanal Endoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision With Laparoscopic Assistance
Patricia Sylla MD1, Liliana G. Bordeianou MD MPH1, David Berger MD1, Kyung S. Han MD1, Gregory Y. Lauwers MD2, Dushyant V. Sahani MD3, Mohammed A. Sbeih MD1, Antonio M. Lacy MD4, David W. Rattner MD1
1Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital; 2Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital; 3Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 4Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Institute of Digestive and Metabolic Diseases, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
P14. Blunt Brachial Artery Injury Among Pediatric Patients: Surgery Or Not?
Kaveh Shahmohammadi1, Tze Woei Tan1, Denis Rybin2, Gheorghe Doros2, Alik Farber1, Jeffrey Kalish1, Mohammad H. Eslami1
1Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; 2Division of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
P15. Is Carotid Ultrasound For Syncope Worth The Cost?
John Scott, Jonathan Gates, Marie Gerhard-Herman, Joaquim Havens
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
P16. Immediate Single-Stage Breast Implant Reconstruction With Absorbable Mesh.
Oren Tessler1, Daniel Maman2, William G. Austen Jr.1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA; 2Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
P17. The Protective Effects Of Dietary Modulation In A Murine Model Of Carotid Intimal Hyperplasia
Christine R. Mauro1, MD; Ming Tao1, MD; Peng Yu1, MD, PhD; James Mitchell2, PhD; C Keith Ozaki1, MD.
1Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
P18. Disparities In The Use Of Endocrine Surgery Before And After Massachusetts Health Reform
Amresh D. Hanchate, PhD1,2, Alok Kapoor, MD MSc2, David B. McAneny MD3, Jennifer E. Rosen, MD3
1VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA; 2Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; 3Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
P19. Viability Of Polymer Prodrug Cell Conjugation-A Novel Approach To Targeted Oncologic Therapy
Kaitlyn Wong1,4, Nicholas Panzarino1,2,3, Samantha McRae3, Richard Arenas1,2,4, Sallie Schneider1,2, Todd Emrick3
1Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute, Springfield, MA; 2Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; 3Polymer Science and Engineering Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; 4Baystate Medical Center, Tufts Medical School, Springfield, MA
P20. Elastic Scattering Spectroscopy Can Discriminate Benign from Malignant Thyroid Nodules
Hyunsuk Suh, MD1, Ousama A'amar, PhD2, Eladio Rodriguez-Diaz, PhD2, Stephanie Lee, MD, PhD3, Irving Bigio, PhD2, and Jennifer E. Rosen, MD, FACS1
1Department of Surgery, Boston University, Boston, MA; 2Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA; 3Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Boston University, Boston, MA
P21. Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance by Careproviders in the Surgical ICU
Monica E. Young, MD, MPH, Jessica Hodnett, BA, and Stanley A. Nasraway, MD
FCCM Department of Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
P22. Infection Following Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction: Salvage Rates And Predictors Of Success
Richard G. Reish, M.D., Branimir Damjanovic, M.D., William G. Austen, Jr., M.D., Jonathan Winograd, M.D., Eric Liao, M.D. Ph.D., Curtis Cetrulo, Jr., M.D., Amy S. Colwell, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P23. Substance P Inhibition Attenuates Inflammation And Improves Survival In Murine Polymicrobial Sepsis
JR Mella1,2, A Stucchi1,2, DG Remick1,3
1Boston University, Boston, MA; 2Boston Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA; 3Boston Medical Center, Department of Pathology, Boston, MA
P24. Peptic Ulcer Prophylaxis In Trauma Patients
Dorothy Bird MD, James Daley MPH, Abi Kumaresan BS, Tracey Dechert MD, Suresh Agarwal MD, Peter Burke MD
Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
P25. Long Term Complications Of Open Staple vs. Endoscopic Zenker's Surgery
Sarrah Shahawy1, Neil Bhattacharyya, MD2, Jo Shapiro, MD3
1Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 3Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
P26. Distal Pancreatectomy For Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Is Laparoscopic Resection Efficient?
Dimitrios Xourafas , Ali Ardestani , Ali Tavakkoli , Stanley W. Ashley
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P27. Rates Of Reinterventions In Neonates Versus Infants With Aortic Coarctation Repair: Does Age Matter
Mensah E, BA2, Nathan M, MD1,2, Liu H, MS1, Mayer JE, MD1,2
1Department of Cardiac Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital; 2Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P28. Selective Vagal Deafferentation Leads To Improvement In Insulin Response And GLP-1 Secretion
T.E. Deelman, H.Y. Bhutta, A. Tavakkoli
Brigham & Women's Hospita and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P29. Effective Low Dose Escalation Of ICG For NIR Fluorescent Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping
D.M. Gilmore1,2, O.V. Khullar2, J.V. Frangioni3, Y.L. Colson1, S.E. Russell1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA; 2Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA; 3Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Radiology, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA
P30. Novel Technique For Significant Cost Reduction In Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Richard Birkett, MD, Dmitry Nepomnayshy MD
Lahey Clinic Medical Center; Burlington, MA
P31. Mitigating Lung Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury In Miniature Swine
Maria Lucia L. Madariaga, MD1, Smita Sihag, MD1, James D. Gottschall1, Evan A. Farkash, MD1, Michael S. Haas, PhD1, Michael C. Carroll, PhD2, James S. Allan, MD1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Department of Immunology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P32. Anomalous Aortic Origin Of Coronary Artery: Outcomes In 42 Consecutive Patients
Meena Nathan MD1, Pedro Del Nido MD1, John E Mayer MD1, Gerald Marx MD2, Francis Fynn-Thompson MD1, Christopher Baird MD1, Sitaram Emani MD1, Frank Pigula1 MD
1Department of Cardiac Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Department of Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA



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