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P1. Efficacy and Safety of Continuous Low Irradiance Photodynamic Therapy (CLIPT) in the Treatment of Cutaneous Recurrence of Breast and Dermal Malignancies
*Sara A Morrison, Roger Graham, *Gary Rogers, *Sam Hill, *Janis Breeze, *Christine Holcroft
Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
P2. Descriptive Analyses of Patients with Chronic Venous Insufficiency Undergoing Surgical Treatment in ACS-National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) Database
*Mohammad H Eslami1, *Thomas Nicholas Carruthers1, *Denis Rybin2, *Gheorghe Doros2, Alik Farber1
1Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; 2Boston University School of Public Health
P3. Early Serum Amylase and Lipase is Predictive of Pancreas Allograft Half-Life
*Lisa Ratanaprasatporn1, Paul Morrissey1,2, *Staci Fischer1,3, *Reginald Gohh1,3, *Terri Montage1,3, *Jason Machan1,4, Kevin Charpentier1,5
1Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, RI;2Surgery, Division of Infectious Disease, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI;3Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI;4Biostatistics, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI;5Surgery, Division of Transplantation, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
P4. Survival After Surgical Intervention for Clostridium Difficile Infection: Analysis of the ACS-NSQIP Database
*Stephanie G Wood, *Vikram Reddy, Walter Longo
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P5. Retrospective Analysis of Robotic Paraesophageal Hernia Surgery: A Single Center Experience
*Vanitha Vasudevan, *Lucy DeLaCruz, *Kandace Kichler, *Srinivas Kaza
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Regional Campus, Atlantis, FL
P6. Laparoscopic Peritoneal Lavage (LP) vs Hartmann's Procedure (HP) for Non Feculent Perforated Diverticulitis with Equivalent Hinchey Class: Improved Outcomes with Laparoscopy
*Romie N Mundy, *Elizabeth Chabot, John Romanelli, *Mark Kiely, *David Earle, *David Penner
Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
P7. Safety and Efficacy of Brachytherapy Delivered via Mesh Implantation for Deep Cavity Sarcomas
*Mark Fairweather, *Jiping Wang, *Phillip M Devlin, *Jorgen Hansen, *Elizabeth H Baldini, *John Ready, *David J Sugarbaker, Monica M Bertagnolli, Chandrajit P Raut
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P8. Multiphasic Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography in Primary Hyperparathyroidism After Equivocal Sestamibi Scan
*Alvaro E Castillo, *Danon E Garrido, *Alberto Zarak, *Chadwick Rastatter, Robert Kozol
University of Miami Regional Campus, Atlantis, FL
P9. 4D-CT As a Reliable Tool to Localize Hyperplastic Parathyroid Glands When Sestamibi-SPECT is Negative
*Mauricio De la Garza
Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA
P10. Anastomotic Leaks After Bowel Resection: What Are We Really Talking About?
*Katie M Shean, Neil H Hyman
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
P11. Novel Approach for Prevention of Vein Graft Intimal Hyperplasia With Photochemical Tissue Passivation
*Harry M Salinas, *Justin Fernandes, *Felix Broelsch, *Michael McCormack, *Amanda Meppelink, *Mark Randolph, *Robert Redmond, Michael Watkins, William G Austen, Jr
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P12. Impact of Transplant Nephrectomy on HLA-sensitization and Re-Transplantation
*Saad Ajmal, *George P Bayliss, *Jason T Machan, *Claire Kassakian, Paul E Morrissey
Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
P13. A New Look at the Volume and Outcome Relationship in Surgery for Colon Cancer
*Rachelle N. Damle, *Julie Flahive, *Christopher Macomber, Justin Maykel, *Paul Sturrock, W. Brian Sweeney, *Heena P. Santry, *Karim Alavi
University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
P14. Effectiveness of Hypnosis for Post-Operative Pain Management of Minimally Invasive Approach to Repair of Pectus Excavatum: Retrospective Analysis
*Eric D Girard1,2, *Renee C.B. Manworren2, *Ana Maria Verissimo2, *Kimberly A. Ruscher2, *Sandra Riccardino2, Richard Weiss2, Donald Hight2
1University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT; 2Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford, CT
P15. Portal Vein Reconstruction With Bovine Patch During Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Case Series
*Angela Jellison, Lisa Rutstein, Robert Hawkins
Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME
P16. Hepatic Artery Infusion for Recurrent or Chemoresistant Hepatic Malignancy
Harold J Wanebo1, *Sridhar Srinivasa2, *Charu Taneja1, *Giovanni Begossi3, Abdul Saied1
1Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI;2Hurley Medical Center, Flint, MI;3Alta Bates Summit
P17. A NSQIP Risk Assessment For Thyroid Surgery Based On Patient Co-Morbidity
*Christa R Abraham
Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
P18. Does Pre-Operative Insulin Predict Post-Surgical Weight Loss Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
*Janet Ng1, *Andrea Stone1, *Delaina Pedrick1, Darren Tishler2, Pavlos Papasavas2
1Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT;2Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
P19. The Evolution of Technique in Performance of Minimally Invasive Colectomies
*Caroline C Jadlowiec1, *Elizabeth M. Mannion1, *Mary J. Thielman3, *Christine M. Bartus2, Kristina H. Johnson3, William V. Sardella3, Paul V. Vignati3, Jeffrey L. Cohen3
1University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT; 2The Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain, CT; 3Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
P20. Induction of Cardiac Allograft Tolerance Across a Full MHC barrier in Miniature Swine by Donor Kidney Co-transplantation
*Maria Lucia L Madariaga, *Sebastian G. Michel, *Glenn M La Muraglia, II, *Masayuki Tasaki, *Vincenzo Villani, *Evan A. Farkash, James S. Allan, *David H. Sachs, *Kazuhiko Yamada, Joren C. Madsen
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P21. Glutaredoxin-1 Overexpression Promotes Revascularization and Improves perfusion in a Murine Model of Hind-Limb Ischemia
*Salim Abunnaja1,2, *Vaithinathan Selvaraju2, *Mahesh Thirunavukkarasu2, David Mcfadden2, J Alexander Palesty1, *Nilanjana Maulik2
1Saint Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT; 2University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
P22. Improved Cardiac Function in Infarcted Rat Myocardium by Genetically Re-Engineered Mesenchymal Stem Cells Through Thioredoxin-1 (Trx-1) Induced Pro-Angiogenic Factors and Reduced Fibrosis
*Sumanth C Suresh, *Manesh Thirunavukkarasu
Saint Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT
P23. Hippo Signaling Pathway Alterations During Liver Regeneration
*James L Grijalva1, *Fernando Camargo1, *Ghazaleh Sadri-Vakili2, *Khashayar Vakili1
1Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P24. Applying Adult Urinary Catheter Guidelines to Pediatric Surgical Patients with Epidural Analgesia: An Analysis of Practice
*Rebecca Brocks, *Janice Dudley, Baird Mallory
Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME
P25. In-Hospital Outcomes of Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection for Anorectal Malignancy
*Amanda Feigel1, *Justin Fox2, Walter Longo1, *Vikram Reddy1
1Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT;2Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State Univsersity, Dayton, OH
P26. The Incidence Of Ostomy Site Incisional Hernias After Stoma Closure
*Stephen P. Sharp, *Jacquelyn K. Francis, *Brian T. Valerian, *Jonathan J. Canete, *Edward C. Lee
Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
P27. Associations Between Leptin Signaling and Hyperparathyroidism
*Gloria R. Sue1, *Don Hoang1, *Nathalie Abitbol1, *Alexander Y. Li1, *Nicole Pizzoferrato1, Julie A. Sosa2, Sanziana A. Roman2, *Andrew T. DeWan1, *Niclas Broer1, *Xiaopan Yao1, *Fangyong Li1, *Ma-Li Wong3, *Julio Licinio3, *Christine Simpson1, *Deepak Narayan1
1Yale University, New Haven, CT;2Duke University, Durham, NC;3Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
P28. VEGFR2 (Flk-1+/-) Gene Knockout Leads to Reduced Angiogenesis, Ventricular Dysfunction, and Alterations in Micro-RNA Profile Following Myocardial Infarction
*Mandip Joshi
Saint Marys Hospital, Waterbury, CT
P29. Clinical and Radiological Factors Associated with Geriatric Traumatic Brain Injury Patients
*Kanwal A Merchant, *Brandon K Root, *Friedrich M von Recklinghausen, Paul H Kispert
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
P30. Utilization of Clinical Guidelines and CT Imaging in Pediatric Cervical Spine Clearance: A Survey of Trauma Practitioners
*Andrea M Stroud1, David P Mooney2, *Alicia H. Ong, MPH3, *Madhavi Lakkaraja, MD, MPH3
1Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH;2Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA; 3The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH
P31. Adrenal Hemorrhage: Radiographic Characterization and Clinical Outcomes
*Kristopher Day, *Anna Ellermeier, *Chad Ellermeier, *Shamlal Mangray, *Rachel Thakore, *Patrick Mulvaney, *Julie Song, *William Mayo-Smith, Peter J Mazzaglia
Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
P32. Multi-Port and Single Site Robotic Cholecystectomy; Experience From a Community Institution
*Lucy De La Cruz, *Danon E Garrido, *Vanitha Vasudevan, *Kandace Kichler, *Srinivas Kaza
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Regional Campus, Atlantis, FL
P33. Management of Asymptomatic Intussusception in Patients with Melanoma
*Stephanie Douglas, Charles Cha, *Deepak Narayan
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P34. The Influence of Therapeutic Approach on Outcome for Resectable, Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer: A Retrospective Comparative Study
*Rima Ahmad1, *Benjamin H Schmidt1, Sam S Yoon2, *Theodore S Hong1, *Eunice L Kwak1, *Larry S Blaszkowsky1, David W Rattner1, John T Mullen1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA;2Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
P35. Novel KIT/CSF1R Inhibitor is Superior to Imantinib in a Spontaneous Mouse Model of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)
*Teresa S. Kim, MD, Michael J. Cavnar, MD, *Eric C. Sorenson, MD, *Jonathan B. Greer, MD, *Noah A. Cohen, MD, *Adrian M. Seifert, MD, *Megan H. Crawley, BS, *Benjamin L. Green, BS, *Shan Zeng, MD, PhD, *Ronald P. DeMatteo, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P36. A Novel Approach to Targeted Oncologic Therapy - Co-Culture Viability of Polymer Prodrug Conjugation to Mesenchymal Stem Cells
*Kaitlyn Wong, MD, *N. Panzarino, MS, *S. McRae, B.S., R. Arenas, MD, *S. Schneider, PhD, *T. Emrick, PhD
Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
P37. Discriminating Thyroid Nodules in Real Time Using an Integrated Elastic Scattering Biopsy Syringe
*Nicholas J. Giordano, *Eladio Rodriguez-Diaz, *Ousama A'amar, *Irving J. Bigio, *Stephanie L. Lee, Jennifer E. Rosen
Boston University, Boston, MA
P38. Changes in the Clinical Utilization of Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) Following the Publication of Treatment Guidelines
*Lindsay Hollander1,2, *Timothy Boyd1, *Georgios Georgakis2, Robert J Piorkowski1, Ramon E Jimenez1
1Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT;2University of Connecticut Medical School, Farmington, CT
P39. Postoperative Carotid Duplex Demonstrates Major Decreases in Peak Systolic Velocity Contralateral to the Site of Carotid Intervention
*Adam K Cloud1, James O Menzoian2, Michael Dahn2, *Alexandra L Kosh2
1University of Connecticut / Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT;2University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
P40. Laparoscopic Surgery or Sigmoid Diverticulitis is Grossly Underestimated
*Jorunn Atladottir, Walter Longo, *Vikram Reddy
Yale University, New Haven, CT

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