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2009 Program and Abstracts

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Preliminary Program
Subject to Change, Updated 7/8/2009

+ = Resident Prize Eligible * = By Invitation
Friday, September 11, 2009
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM   SPEAKER READY ROOM
Morgan Room
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM   REGISTRATION
Ballroom Foyer
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM   Optional FLS Testing
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM   AUTHOR POSTER SET UP AVAILABLE
 
(All Scientific Sessions will take place in the Grand Ballroom
*All Full Oral Presentations will be 10 Minute Presentations - 8 Minute Discussion and Brief Report Presentations will be 3 Minute Presentations / 2 Minute Discussion)
 
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM   SCIENTIFIC SESSION I
Chairman: John C. Louras, MD
    1. Management of the Most Severely Injured Spleen: A Multi-center Study of the Research Consortium of New England Centers for Trauma (ReCONECT)
George C Velmahos, MD, PhD1, *Nikos Zacharias, MD1, Timothy Emhoff, MD2, *James Feeney, MD3, James Hurst, MD4, *Bruce Crookes, MD5, *David Harrington, MD6, *Gregg Shea, MD6, *Sheldon Brotman, MD7, Peter Burke, MD8, *Kimberly Davis, MD9, *Rajan Gupta, MD10, *Robert Winchell, MD11, *Steven Desjardins, MD11, *Reginald Alouidor, MD12, Ronald Gross, MD12, Michael Rosenblatt, MD13, *John Schultz, MD14
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA;2University of Massachusetts Memorial Hospital, Worchester, MA;3Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT;4Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA;5Fletcher Allen Healthcare, Burlington, VT;6Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI;7Berkshires Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA;8Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA;9Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT;10Hitchckock Dartmouth Medical Center, Lebanon, NH;11Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME;12Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA;13Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA;14Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT

+2. Surgery and Radiation Therapy for Abdominal and Retroperitoneal Sarcoma: Both Necessary and Sufficient?
*Zheng Zhou, MD, PhD, *Theodore P McDade, MD, *Jessica P Simons, MD, *Sing Chau Ng, MS, *Laura A Lambert, MD, Giles F Whalen, MD, *Shimul A Shah, MD, Jennifer F Tseng, MD, MPH
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

3. The Effect of Neo-Adjuvant Chemoradiation on the Diagnostic Value of Lymph Nodes After Surgery for Rectal Cancer
*Coen L Klos1,2, Paul C Shellito, MD1, David W Rattner, MD1, *Richard A Hodin, MD1, James C Cusack, MD1, *Liliana Bordeianou, MD1, *Patricia Sylla, MD1, *Theodore S Hong, MD1, *Lawrence S Blaszkowsky, MD1, *David P Ryan, MD1, *Gregory Y Lauwers, MD1, David L Berger, MD1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA;2Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

+4. Pre-operative Predictors of Positive or Close Margins Following Initial Partial Mastectomy for Breast Cancer
*Alicia R Privette, MD, Laurence McCahill, MD, *Johanna Sheehey-Jones, RN
University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT

Brief 1. Transgastric pancreatogastric anastomosis: An alternative operative approach for middle pancreatectomy
*Jennifer LaFemina, MD, *Deborah McGrath, RN, Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Brief 2. Adherence to VAP Bundle Decreases Incidence of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit
*Dorothy Bird, MD, *Charlie O'Donnell, *Julie Silva, *Cathy Korn, MPH, *Robert Burke, Peter Burke, MD, Suresh Agarwal, MD
Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Brief 3. Portal Vein and Hepatic Artery Resection for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma
*Yee Lee Cheah, MD, Mohamed Akoad, MD, *Khashayar Vakili, MD, James J Pomposelli, MD, PhD, William D Lewis, MD, Elizabeth A Pomfret, MD, PhD, Roger L Jenkins, MD
Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA

Brief 4. Are Thromboembolic And Bleeding Complications A Drawback For Composite Aortic Root Replacement?
*Emily A Farkas, MD1, *Melody Anderson, BS1, *Ioannis Hatzaras, MD2, John A Elefteriades3
1St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; 2Ohio State University School of Medicine, 3Yale School of Medicine, CT

Brief 5. Impact of Job Availability on Applications for Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Training
*Juan A Sanchez, MD1, *Grayson H. Wheatley, MD2, Richard J. Shemin, MD3
1Saint Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT; 2Arizona Heart Institute, Phoenix, AZ; 3UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Brief 6. The Role of Magnetic Resonance Enterography in the Management of Crohn's Disease.
*Evangelos Messaris, MD, Ph.D1, *Nicholas Chandolias, MD1, *David Grand, MD2, Victor Pricolo, MD1
1Dept. of Surgery, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI;2Dept. of Radiology, RIH, Providence, RI

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM   Coffee Break
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM   SCIENTIFIC SESSION II
Chairman: J. Lawrence Munson, MD
  +5. The Impact of Laparoscopy on the Volume of Open Cases in General Surgery Training
*Fuad Alkhoury, MD, *Jeremiah T Martin, MD, *Jack Contessa, PHD, Steven Yood, MD, MPH, *Randall Zukerman, MD, *Geoffrey Nadzam, MD
Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, CT

+6. What is the Optimal Timing of Surgery for Acute Appendicitis?
*Frederick N Eko, MD1, *Kushi B Bhatt, MD1, *Basil M Michaels, MD1, *Eva Goldwater2, Timothy C Counihan, MD1
1Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA; 2University of Massachusetts, MA

7. Computed Tomography Reliably Excludes Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
George C Velmahos, MD, PHD, *Nikos Zacharias, MD, *Ahmed Salama, MD, *Hasan Alam, MD, *Marc de Moya, MD, *David King, MD, *Robert Novelline, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

+8. Feasibility of Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy following Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation.
*Jaromir Kohout, MD, *John A Federico, MD, *Alicia A McKelvey, MD, *Thomas Fabian, MD
Hospital of St Raphael, New Haven, CT

+9. Outcome of Small Bowel Obstruction In Patients With Previous Gynecological Malignancies
*Tamar L Mirensky, M.D., *Unzila A Ali, M.D., *Kevin M Schuster, M.D., *Peter E Schwartz, M.D., Walter E Longo, M.D.
Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

4:45 PM – 5:30 PM   State Caucus Meetings
(Various Meeting rooms locations available onsite)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM   WELCOMING RECEPTION
Waterfront Pavilion – Hyatt Regency
Light hors d’oeuvres and cocktails provided. No transportation needed. Dinner plans should be arranged for after the reception.
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM   Ad Hoc Issues & New Members Dinner
Newport Room
 
Saturday, September 12, 2009
7:00 AM – 12:00 PM   SPEAKER READY ROOM
Morgan Room
7:00 AM – 12:30 PM   REGISTRATION
Ballroom Foyer
7:00 AM – 7:45 AM   SPECIALITY GROUP BREAKFAST
Brenton Hall
Topic 1: Maintenance of Certification
Topic 2: Quality Indicators and How It Impacts Your Practice
Topic 3: On-Call Reimbursement
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM   CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Ballroom Foyer
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM   PROGRAM DIRECTORS BREAKFAST MEETING - Canceled
Aquidneck Room
*Invitation Only
7:45 AM – 8:00 AM   INTRODUCTION OF NEW MEMBERS
Grand Ballroom
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM   SCIENTIFIC SESSION III
Chairman: Francis D. Moore Jr., MD
  +10. Family and gender impact career goals: Results of a national survey of 4586 surgery residents
*Kate V Viola, M.D.1, *Emily Bucholz1, *Heather L Yeo, M.D.1, Richard H Bell, M.D.2, Julie Ann Sosa, M.D.1
1Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT;2American Board of Surgery, Philadelphia, PA

+11. Surgical Resident Perceptions of Trauma Surgery as a Specialty
*Lejla Hadzikadic Gusic, MD, MS1, Peter A Burke, MD1, *Thomas J Esposito, MD, MPH2, Suresh Agarwal, MD1
1Boston Univ Medical Center, Boston, MA;2Loyola University Medical Center, Seattle, WA

8:30 AM – 9:50 AM   Panel Discussion

*25 minute presentations each with a group panel discussion at end of session*

“Rationalization of Acute Care Surgery”

MODERATOR: FRANCIS D. MOORE, MD

FACULTY:

INTRODUCTION: ORLANDO KIRTON, MD

PRO POSITION: "Emergency Surgery and Trauma : A Crisis of Accountability - Who Is Doing It, And Why Acute Care Surgeons As a Specialty - Do We Need Them?"
    - Lenworth Jacobs [12 minutes ]

THE CHALLENGES OF INTEGRATING ACUTE CARE SURGERY:

“Private General Surgical and Rural Practice”
    - Neil Hyman [10 minutes]

“A Tertiary Care Practice with Private and Hospital Based Faculty”
    - Robert Brautigam [10 minutes]

“An Academic Practice Plan”
    - Lewis Kaplan [10 minutes]

“Acute Care Surgery – The Other Side of the Debate”
    - Charles Ferguson [10 minutes]

9:50 AM – 10:35 AM   BREAK with POSTER SESSION
Brenton Hall
  P1. Angiogenin and Leptin: Potential Targets for the Palliation of Peritoneal Ascites
*Erin K Cooley, MD, *Laura A Lambert, MD, *Barur Rajeshkumar, PhD, *Alice Tran, *Connie Wing-Ching Lee, MS, *Shimul Shah, MD, Giles F Whalen, MD
University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center Division of Surgical Oncology, Worcester, MA

P2. Incidence of Small Bowel Obstruction after Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
*Connie J Rossini, MD1, *David B Tashjian, MD2, Kevin P Moriarty, MD2
1Baystate Medical Center / Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA;2Baystate Children's Hospital / Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA

P3. ADVANCED TRAUMA OPERATIVE MANAGEMENT (ATOM) COURSE PARTICIPANT SURVEY
*Lenworth M Jacobs, *Karyl J Burns, PhD
Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT

P4. Determining Opinions About Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery
*Tamar L Mirensky, M.D.1, *Agata Gluszek, M.S.2, *Annette Roberts, B.A.2, *Andrew Duffy, M.D.1, Robert L Bell, M.D.1, *Priya A Jamidar, M.D.1, *Kurt E Roberts, M.D.1
1Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT;2Yale University, New Haven, CT

P5. Tunneled Tensor Fascia Lata Myofascial Flap for Complex Abdominal Wall
Reconstruction: Clinical and Anatomical Considerations
*Frederick Wang, B.S., *Samuel Buonocore, M.D., *Deepak Narayan, M.D. Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

P6. Honokiol Induces Apoptosis in Melanoma Cells Through Mitochondrial Depolarization
*Abhilasha Tangada, MD, *Debbie McDonald, BS, *John G Schneider, MD, David W McFadden, MD
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

P7. A Move to the Right? The Viability of Alternatives to Colonoscopy
*Mark Y Sun, MD, *Samantha L Pugsley, BS, *Jessica P Simons, MD, Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, *Justin A Maykel, MD, *William B Sweeney, MD, *Karim Alavi, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

P8. Use of Cholecystostomy Tube in the Management of High-Risk Patients with Acute Cholecystitis
*Maia N Sharuk, BA, *Jason T Wiseman, BA, *Anand Singla, BA, *Jennifer F Tseng, MD, MPH, Demetrius EM Litwin, MD, MBA, *Shimul A Shah, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

P9. N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) Reduces Intraabdominal Adhesion Formation Through The Upregulation Of Peritoneal Fibrinolytic Activity And Antioxidant Defenses
*Daniel I Chu, MD, *Rizal Lim, MD, *Stanley Heydrick, PhD, *Karen L Reed, PhD, *Arthur F Stucchi, PhD, James M Becker, MD
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

P10. The Effect of Positive End Expiratory Pressure on Traumatic Brain Injury
Suresh Agarwal, MD, *Karl Pilson, MD, *Patrick Kinnaird, BA, Peter Burke, MD
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

P11. Surgical Management of Secondary Malignancies of the Thyroid: An Institutional Review
*Carrie C Lubitz, MD1, *William C. Faquin, MD, PhD2, Randall D. Gaz, MD2, *Sareh Parangi, MD2, Gregory W. Randolph, MD3, Richard A. Hodin, MD2, *Anotnia E. Stephen, MD2
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA;2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA;3Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA

P12. Antireflux Surgery in the Setting of Physiologic Reflux for the Indication of Cough
Richard A Perugini, MD, John J Kelly, MD, Demetrius EM Litwin, MD, MBA, *Donald R Czerniach, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA

P13. CD29 expression on T-Lymphocytes is suppressed in Septic Patients compared with patients exhibiting Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS)
*Daithi S Heffernan, MD AFRCSI1, *Gwendolyn F Elphick, PhD2, *Mai Tran, BS2, William G Cioffi, MD1, *Alfred Ayala, PhD2
1Division of Surgical Research, Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI;2Division of Surgical Research, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

P14. A Divergent response of Innate Regulatory T-cells to sepsis in Humans. CIrculating Invariant Natural Killer T-cells are preserved
*Daithi S. Heffernan, MD AFRCSI1, *Chun-Shiang Chung, PhD2, *Fabienne Venet, PhD2, *Radhika Ravindran, BS2, *Mai Tran, BS2, William G Cioffi, MD1, *Alfred Ayala, PhD2
1Brown University, Division of Surgical Research, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI;2Division of Surgical Research, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

P15. Tako-Tsubo Syndrome in a Surgical Patient
*Kushi B Bhatt, MD, *Frederick N Eko, MD, *Jedidiah G Almond, MD, *Jeffrey A Leppo, MD, Eugene L Curletti, MD
Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA

P16. Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy; A Comparison of a Single-Surgeon's Experience
*Anne M Suskind, MD1, *Ryan C Jackson2, *Staff Ilene2, Shichman J Steven, MD2
1University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT; 2Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT

P17. Colectomy For Colonic Polyps in The Era of Minimally Invasive Surgery: Are We Following Oncologic Principles?
*Mandip Joshi, MD, *Jose M Pimiento, *Jimmy Hawkes, MS, Stanley J Dudrick, MD, *Michael Ajemian, MD
Saint Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT

P18. Assessment of a Surgical Patient Safety Curriculum for Medical Students
Ted A James, MD, *Brenda Barr, *Cate Nicholas, *Tania Bertch, MD, James Hebert, MD
University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

P19. Pathophysiologic Characterization of Tissue Engineered Vascular Graft Stenosis in a Murine Model
*Gustavo A Villalona, MD, *Narutoshi Hibino, MD, PhD, *Rajendra Sawh-Martinez, MS, *Edward McGillicuddy, MD, *Tamar Mirensky, MD, *Tai Yi, *Toshiharu Shinoka, MD, PhD, Christopher K Breuer, MD
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

P20. Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) in the Geriatric Trauma Population
*Louise Jackson, MD, *Daithi S. Heffernan, MD AFRCSI, *Elizabeth Hagan, RN, *Marion Winkler, PhD, *Jorge Albina, MD, *William G Cioffi, MD
Department of Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

P21. Endothelial Cells with Eph B4 Heterozygous Knockdown: A Novel Cellular Model of Vein Graft Adaptation
*Amanda Feigel, MD, *Akihito Muto, MD, PhD, *Tiffany Fancher, MD, *Mariangela Rivera, BS, *Aaron Feinstein, BA, *Susun Kim, *Yuka Kondo, MD, PhD, *Alan Dardik, MD, PhD
Yale University, New Haven, CT

P22. Pediatric Procidentia Prevented by Following Physics Principle
*Sarah J McPartland, MD, MS1, *Carl-Christian Jackson, MD1, *Alex Flores, MD1, *Andrew Levy2, Brian F Gilchrist, MD1
1Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA; 2Tufts Medical School, Boston, MA

P23. Colorectal Cancer in a Young Population: 10-year Experience at a Community Academic Hospital
*Tiffany T Fancher, MD, *Laila Rashidi, BS, *Juan Sanchez, MD, *Michael S Ajemian, MD
St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT

P24. The Effects of Chronic Myocardial Ischemia on Adjacent Normal Myocardial Microvasculature
*Michael P Robich, MD1, *Robert M Osipov, MD1, *Jun Feng, MD1, *Yuhong Liu, MD1, *Richard T Clements, PhD1, *Cesario Bianchi, MD, PhD1, Frank W Sellke, MD2
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA;2Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI

P25. Early Stage Primary Gall Bladder Cancer in The Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Database: The Impact of Extent of Surgical Resection.
*Stephanie R Downing, MD1,2, *Tolulope A. Oyetunji, MD, MPH1, *Kerry-Ann Cadogan1, *Gezzer Ortega1, *Suryanarayana M. Siram, MD1, *David C. Chang, PhD, MPH1,2, LaSalle D. Leffall, MD1, Wayne A.I. Frederick, MD1
1Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC; 2Johns Hopkins University College of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

P26. Microwave Ablation (MWA) of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Using a Novel 2.45 GHz Ablation System
*David Sindram, MD PhD, *Ajita S Prabhu, MD, *Srikanth Padma, MD, *John B Martinie, MD, David A Iannitti, MD
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

P27. Cyclic Strain in Endothelial Cells Delays the Expression of Tissue Factor Induced by Thrombin in a 6 Hours Time Course
*Norio Yamashita, *Adrienne Rochier, *Alexander Nixon, Bauer Sumpio
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

P28. Incidence of Hepatic Vein Thrombus (HVT) after Microwave Ablation (MWA) of Hepatic Tumors
*David Sindram, MD PhD, *Ajita S Prabhu, MD, *Srikanth Padma, MD, *John B Martinie, MD, David A Iannitti, MD
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

P29. Comparing Patient Survey with Surgeon Survey and Chart Review within a Quality Improvement Project Studying Surgical Site Infections.
*Dawn M Stapleton, MD, Robert Hawkins, MD, *Douglas Salvador Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME


P30. Development of Neonatal Minimally Invasive Surgery Trainers
*Karen A. Diefenbach, M.D., R. Lawrence Moss, M.D., *Milissa A. McKee, M.D.
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

P31. Application of Tissue Engineered Dermal Regeneration Matrix for Complex Wound Closure
*Kushi B Bhatt, MD, *Frederick N Eko, *Jedidiah G Almond, MD, *Rodrigo Sangamarina, MD
Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA

P32. microRNA Modulation of Gene Expression in Thyroid Cancer
Hyunsuk Suh, MD
Boston University, Somerville, MA

10:35 AM – 12:05 PM   SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV
Chairman: James Whiting, MD
  +12. Colorectal Trauma: An Outcome Analysis
*Tiffany Fancher, *Marisa Formica, BA, *Michael S Ajemian, MD
St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT

+13. Retrospective Review of Glycemic Control in Patients Undergoing Renal Transplantation
*Erin C Maynard, M.D., *Deborah Hoch, R.N., *Krista Garrison, MPH, *Mark Parker, M.D, *John Vella, M.D., James Whiting, M.D.
Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME

+14. Manual Dexterity Scores do not Predict Acceptance into Surgical Residency Programs
*Lucian Panait, M.D., *Robert A Brenes, M.D., *Shohan Shetty, M.D., *Craig Moskowitz, *Juan A Sanchez, M.D., Michael S Ajemian, M.D.
Saint Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT

Brief 7. Short-term Outcomes Following Surgery for Breast Cancer in Pregnant Women in the U.S.
*SreyRam Kuy, MD1, Sanziana A Roman, MD2, *Rani Desai, PhD3, Julie Ann Sosa, MD, MA4
1Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Yale University School of Medicine, United States Department of Veterans Affairs, and Department of Surgery at Medical College of Wisconsin, New Haven, CT;2Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT;3Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale School of Epidemiology, Veterans Affairs Connecticut system, New Haven, CT;4Divisions of Endocrine Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Brief 8. The Value Of Intraoperative Frozen Section Examination In Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy For Breast Cancer
*Shohan Shetty, MD, Michael Ajemian, MD, FACS, *Jose Mario Pimiento, MD
St Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT

Brief 9. What is the Role of Nipple Sparing Mastectomy?
Baiba J Grube, MD, *Deepak Narayan, MD, *Carla J Christy, MD, *Gary Price, MD, *Richard Restifo, MD, *Stephano Fusi, MD, *Zeno Chicarilli, MD, Donald R Lannin, MD
Yale University, New Haven, CT

Brief 10. High Incidence of Pneumatoceles After Thoracoscopic Treatment of Empyema in Children
*Carmelle Romain, MD, *Abigail E Martin, MD, *Christopher S Muratore, MD, Francois I Luks
Brown Medical School, Providence, RI

Brief 11. Safety and Efficacy of Thyroidectomy for Graves Disease in Pediatric Patients
*Loren Berman, MD, *Scott Rivkees, MD, Julie Ann Sosa, MD, Robert Udelsman, MD, Christopher Breuer, MD
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Brief 12. A Novel Hemostatic Dressing (QuikClot Hemostatic Dressing): Efficacy and Safety Evaluation in Both Normal and Anticoagulated Hosts
Mohan P Pahari1, *Denny Lo2, *Brian Herrman3, *David Pinkerton1, Giacomo Basadonna1
1University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA;2Z-Medica Corporation, Wallingford, CT;3Z-Medica Corporation, Walligford, CT

7:00 PM   PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION & DINNER (Business Attire)
Rose Island Foyer and Rose Island Room – Hyatt Regency Newport
 
Sunday, September 13, 2009
7:00 AM – 10:30 AM   SPEAKER READY ROOM
Morgan Room
7:00 AM – 11:30 AM   REGISTRATION
Ballroom Foyer
7:00 AM   CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Ballroom Foyer
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM   ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING
*Members Only
8:15 AM – 8:45 PM   1st Place Research Day Presentations
Chairman: Patricia K. Donahoe, MD

PODIUM PRESENTATIONS
(10 Minute Presentation / 5 Minute Discussion)
   
R1. Clinical Paper- Modified Clinical Scoring System Decreases Use of CT scan in Diagnosis of Pediatric Acute Appendicitis
Hussain M.A. Abbas, MD Saint Mary's Hospital - Yale Affiliate

R2. Basic Paper - “The role of VAV guanine nucleotide exchange factor in Dectin-1 mediated phagocytosis”
Jill K. Johnstone,, MD Rhode Island Hospital

8:45 AM - 9:40 AM   SCIENTIFIC SESSION V
Chairman: Patricia K. Donahoe, MD
  15. Factors Associated with Survival Following Blunt Chest Trauma in Older Patients: Results from a Large Regional Trauma Cooperative
D T Harrington, MD1, *N. Zacharias, MD2, G. Velmahos, MD2, M. Rosenblatt, MD3, *E. Winston, MD4, *L. Patterson, MD4, *S. Dejardins5, B. Cushing, MD5, *S. Brotman, MD6, *J. Schulz, MD7, *A. Maung, MD8, *K. Davis, MD8
1Rhode Island Hospital/Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI;2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA;3Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA;4Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA;5Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME;6Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA;7Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT;8Yale Medical Center, New Haven, CT

16. Surgical Management Of Acute Cholecystitis In The Modern Era
*Jason T Wiseman, BA, *Maia N Sharuk, BA, Demetrius EM Litwin, MD, MBA, *Mitchell Cahan, MD, *Jennifer F Tseng, MD, MPH, *Shimul A Shah, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

17. Can The American College of Surgeons-National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) Be Used to Improve "As Expected" Outcomes? The Partners Healthcare Surgical Consortium Experience
Stanley Ashley, MD1, *Matthew Hutter, MD2, Pardon Kenney, MD3, Frederick Millham, MD4, Selwyn Rogers, MD1, *Marc Rubin, MD5, David Shahian, MD2, Andrew Warshaw, MD2, Michael Zinner, MD1, *Jennifer Daley, MD6
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA;2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA;3Faulkner Hospital, Boston, MA;4Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA;5North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA;6Partners Healthcare, Inc, Boston, MA
9:40 AM - 10:25AM   25TH ANNUAL SAMUEL JASON MIXTER LECTURE
Atul A. Gawande, M.D., BOSTON, MA
10:25 AM – 10:30 AM   INTRODUCTION OF PRESIDENT
Bruce J. Leavitt, MD
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM   PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Francis D. Moore Jr., M.D., Boston, MA
11:30 AM   ADJOURN

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