Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
2020 Display Posters

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D1. Robotic Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) Repair of Complex Inguinal Hernias
Omar Yusef Kudsi, MD, MBA, FACS Naseem Bou-Ayash, MD Fahri Gokcal, MD
Good Samaritan Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Brockton, MA, USA
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D2. Surgical Device Innovation: Are Surgeons Leading the Field?
Brianna Slatnick1; Paul Truche2; Kyle Wu1,3; Robert Crum1; Alex Yang2, Heung Bae Kim1, Farokh Demehri1
1Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 2Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 3Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA
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D4. Outcomes in Major Blunt Traumatic Cardiac Injuries
Reginald Alouidor, MD FACS Francesca Izzo, MD Elizabeth Santone, MD Aixa Perez-Carabello, MS MPH Nicole Corriveau Kristine Kramer, MD Edward Kelly, MD FACS Eleanor Winston, MD FACS Tyler Putnam, MD FACS Gabriel Ryb, MD FACS
University of Massachusetts Medical Center-Baystate Health, Springfield, MA
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D5. Using the BODY-Q to Assess Eating-related Distress and Behavior after Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Danny Mou MD1, Claire E.E. DeVries MD1, Nena Pater BA2, Lotte Poulsen MD3, Dennis Makarawung MD4, Rene M.J. Wiezer MD4, Ruben N. van Veen MD, PhD5, Maarten M. Hoogbergen MD6, Jens A. Sorensen MD, PhD6, Anne F. Klassen DPhil8, Andrea L. Pusic MD1, Ali Tavakkoli MD1
1Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA 2Maastricht University Medical School, Maastricht, The Netherlands 3Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark 4Department of Surgery, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands 5Department of Surgery, OLVG West, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 6Department of Plastic Surgery, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark 7Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
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D6. Prospective Cohort Evaluation of Opioid Use and Pain Following Cardiac Surgery
Edward Percy1, Sameer Hirji1, Nicholas Leung1, Morgan Harloff1, Olena Cherkasky1, Farhang Yazdchi1, Richard Cook2, Marc Pelletier3, Tsuyoshi Kaneko1
1Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada 3Division of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
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D7. Combined HPB Volume Protects Hepatectomy Outcomes at Low-Volume Liver Centers
Susanna W.L. de Geus, Marianna V. Papageorge, Alison P. Woods, Sing Chau Ng, F. Thurston Drake, David McAneny, Teviah E. Sachs, Jennifer F. Tseng
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
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D8. Strategies for Mesh Salvage after Skin and Soft Tissue Infection in a Cohort of 6,574 Ventral Hernia Repairs with Mesh
William J. O'Brien1, Radwan Dipp Ramos1, Kalpana Gupta2, Kamal M.F. Itani1
1VA Boston Dept. of Surgery, Boston MA 2VA Boston Dept. of Medicine, Boston MA
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D9. Impact of an Adrenal Incidentaloma Quality Improvement Initiative upon Primary Aldosteronism Screening
Alison P. Woods1,2, Timothy Feeney1, Marianna V. Papageorge1, Susanna W.L. de Geus1, Sing Chau Ng1, Jennifer F. Tseng1, David McAneny1, F. Thurston Drake1
1Boston University, School Of Medicine, Department Of Surgery, Boston, MA 2Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine, Department Of Surgery, Division Of Surgical Oncology, Baltimore, MD
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D10. Retrohepatic Inferior Vena Cava Injury Following Blunt Trauma: An Interdisciplinary Team Approach
Clark Murray, Dorothy Liu, Jorge Acevedo Herman, Paulo Martins, Bruce Simon, Adel Bozorgzadeh, Michael DeBusk
University of Massachusetts Medical School
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D11. Time-driven, Activity-based Costing of Pre-Surgical Infant Orthopedics: A Critical Component of Establishing Value of Latham Appliance and Nasoalveolar Molding
Ingrid M. Ganske,MD MPA1;Karl Sanchez,BA1;Elliot Le,MD MBA3,4;Olivia C. Langa,BA1;Banafsheh Sharif-Askary,MD3;Elizabeth Ross,DMD1;Pedro Santiago,DMD2;John G. Meara,MD, DMD, MBA1;Bonnie L. Padwa,DMD, MD1; Alexander C. Allori,MD, MPH2
1Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School 2Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 3School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 4Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Durham, NC
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D12. The Impact of Hospital Quality on Financial Performance Among Private Cardiac Surgery Hospitals
Samuel Enumah1, David C. Chang2
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
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D13. An enhanced recovery pathway for bariatric surgery using IV lidocaine decreases perioperative opioid use.
Jacqueline Paolino, Meaghan Collins, David Brams, Heather Ford, Thomas Schnelldorfer, Reuben Shin, Dmitry Nepomnayshy
Lahey Hospital, Burlington, MA, Philadelphia, PA
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D14. Telehealth Utilization in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Robert L. Parisien MD1,5, Max Shin BA2, David P. Trofa MD3, Aman Prasad BS2, Xinning Li MD4, William N. Levine MD3, John M. Flynn MD5, Theodore J. Ganley MD5
1University of Pennsylvania 2Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 3Columbia University Medical Center 4Boston University Medical Center 5The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
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D15. Association Between Facility Volume and Survival Following Proctectomy for Rectal Cancer
Vanessa M. Welten MD MPH1,2, Kerollos Wanis MD3, Adam C. Fields MD MPH1, Pamela W. Lu MD MPH1, Robert A. Malizia1, James Yoo MD1, Joel E. Goldberg MD MPH1, Jennifer L. Irani MD1, Ronald Bleday MD1, Nelya Melnitchouk MD MSc1,2
1Division of General and GI Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA 2Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA 3Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA
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D16. Implementation of a Frailty Assessment and Care Interventions for Elderly Surgical Patients
Spencer Wilson, Evan Sutherland, Callie Ding, Alina Razak, Thien Nguyen, Mollie O'Brien, Pamela Rosenkranz, Sabrina Sanchez
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, Boston, MA
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D18. National Survey of Transgender Bottom Surgical Workforce: Supply and Demand
Christine O. Kang, MD, MHS, MS.1 Erin Kim, BA.1 Elizabeth Boskey, PhD.2 Alexander Dagi, BA.2 Anamika Veeramani, BS.1 Nicholas Cuccolo, BS.1 Bernard Lee, MD, MPH, MBA.1 Oren Ganor, MD.2
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA. 2Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery. Boston Children’s Hospital. Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA.
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D19. The Kang Health Record Evaluation Tool (KaHRET): A Novel Instrument to Evaluate the Characteristics, Content, and Readability of Patient Health Records
Christine O. Kang, MD, MHS, MS,1 Rima E. Rudd, ScD,2 Mario S. Feranil, BS,3 Bernard T. Lee, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS,1 Sigall Bell, MD4
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. 2Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA. 3Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. 4Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
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D20. The Impact of Regional Hospital Bed Density on COVID-19 Case Fatality Rate in the United States
Sina Foroutanjazi1, Joshua Bloom, MD2, Abhishek Chaterjee, MD2
1Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 2Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
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D21. The Hidden Victims of the Vaping Epidemic: Children
Robert L. Parisien MD1, Itai Gans MD1, Kevin Pirruccio BS2, Martin Griffis MD1, Jason F. Hine MD3
1University of Pennsylvania & The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 2Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 3Tufts University School of Medicine & Maine Medical Center
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D22. Outcomes of Mitral Valve Repair Among High-Volume and Low-Volume Surgeons within a High-Volume Institution
Edward Percy1, Sameer Hirji1, Morgan Harloff1, Siobhan McGurk1, Akash Premkumar2, Alexandra Malarczyk1, Muntasir Chowdhury1, Farhang Yazdchi1, Tsuyoshi Kaneko1
1Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
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D23. Postoperative Outcomes among Patients Who Receive Interpectoral Nerve Block during Mastectomy
Kara Kennedy, BA, Ricardo J. Bello, MD, Lauren Cournoyer, MD, David Meyer, MD, Kate Dinh, MD, Jennifer LaFemina, MD
Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
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D24. Decision Making in Sagittal Synostosis
Christopher D. Hughes,MD MPH1; Olivia Langa,BA2; Laura Nuzzi,BA2; Steven J. Staffa,MS3; Mark Proctor,MD2; John G. Meara,MD DMD MBA2; Ingrid M. Ganske,MD MPA2
1Division of Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery, Connecticut Children's, Hartford, CT 2 Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery,Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 3 Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital
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D25. Formal leadership curriculum for surgical fellows: Assessing non-technical skill acquisition
Ingrid M. Ganske, MD MPA1, David N. Williams, MA PhD2, Peter M. Waters, MD MMSc(Ed)2
1Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA and Harvard Medical School 2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA and Harvard Medical School
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D26. Outcomes of Laparoscopic versus Open Appendectomy in the Setting of Coagulopathy Using the ACS-NSQIP Database
Ya Zhou1, Vida Rastegar2, Mazen Al-Mansour3
1Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate, Springfield, MA 2Epidemiology and Biostatistics Research Core, University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate, Springfield, MA 3Department of Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
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D27. Palliative Care Education for Surgical Residents: Current Practices and Constraints
Benjamin G. Allar, MD1; Judy Weinstock, MD2; Mary K. Buss, MD2; and Tara S. Kent, MD1
1Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 2 Section of Palliative Care, Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
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D28. Management of Cardiac Injuries: A Single Center 10 Year Experience
Reginald Alouidor, MD FACS Elizabeth Santone, MD Francesca Izzo, MD Aixa Perez-Caraballo, MS MPH Nicole Corriveau Kristina Kramer, MD Edward Kelly, MD FACS Tyler Putnam, MD FACS Eleanor Winston, MD FACS Gabriel Ryb, MD FACS
Baystate Medical Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate Health, Springfield, MA.
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D29. Impact of Modified Geriatric Trauma Activation criteria at a Level 1 Trauma Center on patient outcomes, a Retrospective Cohort Study
Reginald Alouidor, MD FACS Margaret Siu, MD Sandy Roh, MD Vincent Reginald Narvaez, MD Andrew Litwin, MD Aixa Perez-Carabello, MS MPH Nicole Corriveau Kristine Kramer, MD Edward Kelly, MD FACS Eleanor Winston, MD FACS Tyler Putnam, MD FACS Gabriel Ryb, MD FACS
University of Massachusetts Medical Center-Baystate Health, Springfield, MA
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D30. Outpatient Varicose Veins Surgery in the Elderly; Safe and Effective
Lindsey M. Korepta MD1, James B. Knox MD2, Michael Belkin MD1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 2Falmouth Hospital, Boston, MA
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D31. The growing trend of no primary surgery in colorectal cancer
Thomas Peponis, Caitlin Stafford, James Cusack, Christy Cauley, Robert Goldstone, David Berger, Liliana Bordeianou, Hiroko Kunitake, Todd Francone, Rocco Ricciardi
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
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D32. Impact of modified geriatric trauma activation criteria at a Level 1 Trauma Center on cost of patient care, a Retrospective Cohort Study
Reginald Alouidor, MD FACS Sandy Roh, MD Margarette Siu, MD Vincent Reginald Narvaez, MD Andrew Litwin, MD Aixa Perez-Carabello, MS MPH Nicole Corriveau Kristine Kramer, MD Edward Kelly, MD FACS Eleanor Winston, MD FACS Tyler Putnam, MD FACS Gabriel Ryb, MD FACS
University of Massachusetts Medical Center-Baystate Health, Springfield, MA
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D33. Liposuction for Debulking Upper and Lower Extremity Lymphedema: A Systematic Review
Christine Kang1, Anna Rose Johnson2, Amy Maselli1, Bernard Lee1, Dhruv Singhal1
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/ Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
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D34. Unanticipated impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on surgical research residents
Michael Poulson MD1,2, Naomi Sell MD3, Allan Stolarski MD1,2, Katherine He MD1,4, Edward Whang MD1,4, Gentian Kristo MD1,4.
1Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA; 2Department of Sur¬gery, Boston Medical Center, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA; 3Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; 4Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
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D35. Obstructing Clots at Jejunojejunal Anastomosis Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Hassan Beesley1, Donald Hess2
1Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 2Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
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D36. SimNow curriculum on the robotic platform may enhance resident learning: A pilot study
Alexis Graham-Stephenson, Yee Lee Cheah, Marc Mangianello, Syed Quadri, Ambareen Jan, Valena Wright
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA
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D37. Perioperative Pain Management after Primary Palate Repair; A Three Surgeon Retrospective Study
Ingrid M. Ganske, MD MPA1; Olivia Langa, BA1; Nancy DiTullio, NP1; Zoe Fullerton, MD2; Walid Alrayashi, MD3; John G. Meara, MD DMD MBA1; John B. Mulliken MD1; Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena MD1
1Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 2 Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford CA 3 Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
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D38. Learning Curve in Robotic Primary Ventral Hernia Repair Utilizing Intraperitoneal Onlay Mesh: A Cumulative Sum (CUSUM) analysis
Omar Yusef Kudsi, MD, MBA, FACS1; Fahri Gokcal, MD1; Naseem Bou-Ayash, MD1; Allison S. Crawford, MS2; Sebastian K. Chung, MD2; Karen Chang, MD1; Demetrius Litwin, MD, MBA2
1Good Samaritan Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Brockton, MA, USA 2Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA.
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D39. Virtual Transplant Patient-Student Interactions Due to COVID-19: The Patient Perspective
Trevor J. McBroom3, Taylor M. Coe1, Karen Regan1, Stephen Bartels1, Noelle Saillant1, Heidi Yeh1, Emil Petrusa1, Leigh Anne Dageforde1.
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA, 2Massachusetts General Hospital, The Mongan Institute, Boston, MA, 3Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
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D40. Remote Student-Transplant Patient Interactions due to COVID-19 Improves Communication Skills and Promotes Discussion about Organ Donation: A Pilot Study
Taylor M. Coe, MD, Trevor J. McBroom, BS, Karen Regan, BA, Stephen Bartels, MD, MS, Noelle Saillant, MD, Heidi Yeh, MD, Emil Petrusa, PhD, Leigh Anne Dageforde, MD, MPH
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
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