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P1. Analysis Of Trends Of Breast Cancer Recurrence Detection
*Trishul Kapoor, Ted James
University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
P2. Unplanned Reoperation After Hepatectomy: An Analysis of Risk Factors
*Heather Lyu, *Gaurav Sharma, *Ethan Brovman, *Julius Ejiofor, *Richard D. Urman, *Jason S. Gold, Edward E. Whang
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P3. Improving ACGME Compliance using Resident run Lean Process
Frederick H Millham1, *Suliat Nurudeen2 , *Joseph Mets2 , *Christopher Burns1 , Douglas Smink2
1South Shore Hospital, Weymouth, MA; 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
P4. Impact of the 'July Effect' on Pancreaticoduodenectomy
*John W Kunstman, *James M Healy, *Timothy D Murtha, Ronald R Salem
Yale University, New Haven, CT
P5. Impact of a 12 Lymph Node Harvest Quality Metric on Colon Cancer Outcomes
*Ramzi Amri, *Lawrence S. Blaszkowsky, *Anne M Dinaux, *Hiroko Kunitake, Liliana G Bordeianou, David L Berger
Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P6. Outcomes of Patients on Reduced Immunosuppression After Renal Transplantation
*Asha Zimmerman, *Reginald Gohh, *George Bayliss, Reza Saidi, Paul Morrissey
Brown University, Providence, RI
P7. Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Transplantable Patients with Well Compensated Cirrhosis: Transplantation Does Not provide a Survival Benefit
*Theodoros Michelakos, *Lei Cai, Nahel Elias, Parsia Vagefi, *Cristina R Ferrone
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P8. Repair of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation During Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Good Outcomes With a Complex Disease
*Michael P Robich, *Lee Lucas, Robert Kramer, *Sebastian Jablonski, *Joshua Cowgill, *Marco Diaz
Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME
P9. "Never Events" in Cardiac Surgery: Serious Reportable Events Continue to Occur in Our Patients
*Michael P Robich1, Alik Farber2, Reed Quinn1, *Denis Rybin2, *Douglas Sawyer1, *Gheorghe Doros2, Robert Kramer1, *Jeffrey J Siracuse2
1Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME; 2Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
P10. Predictors of Mortality in Nonagenarian and Centenarian Emergency Surgery Patients: A Decision Making Aid
*Myriam M Martinez Aguilar, *Thomas Peponis, *Jordan D Bohnen, *Naveen F Sangji, *Anirudh R Nandan, *Kelsey Han, *Marc A DeMoya, George C Velmahos, *Dante D Yeh, *David R King, *David C Chang, Haytham M.A. Kaafarani
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P11. Use of Hyperspectral Imaging to Assess Vascular Dysfunction in Patients with Diabetes
*Gianluca Citoni, *Brandon Sumpio, *Jason Chin, Bauer Sumpio
Yale University, New Haven, CT
P12. Reduced Racial Disparity in Outcomes of Kidney Transplant Recipients Reduced Racial Disparity in Outcomes of Kidney Transplant Recipients
*E Iranpour, *A Tavabi, *R Gohh, P Morrissey, Reza Saidi
Brown University, Providence, Ri
P13. Contemporary Analysis of Malignancies in Women of Child-Bearing Age: An NSQIP analysis
*Eva Rouanet, *Ann-Kristin Friedrich, *Kate Dinh, *Kevin Baratta, Giles F Whalen, *Heena Santry, Jennifer LaFemina
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
P14. Assessment Of Narcotic Prescribing Practices In A Breast Surgical Practice
Frederick H Millham, *Suniti Nimbkar, *Catherine Z Calvillo, *Leslie Leveille, *Dana Dowd
South Shore Hospital, Weymouth, MA
P15. Revisiting the Evidence: Intraoperative Cholangiography during Cholecystectomy among Hospitalized Medicare Beneficiaries
*Elizabeth J Lilley, *John W Scott, *Wei Jiang, *Anna Krasnova, *Nikhila Raol, *Navin Changoor, Ali Salim, *Adil H Haider, *Joel S Weissman, *Eric B Schneider, *Zara Cooper
The Center for Surgery and Public Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
P16. A Surgical Inflection Point: Trends in Bariatric Surgery Procedures in the United States
*Rachel K Brickman1, *Sarah E Billmeier2, Gina L Adrales2,3
1Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH; 2Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; 3The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
P17. Incidental Congenital Small Bowel Malrotation in the Adult Population: Review of Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies
*Maureen V Hill, *Paul A Hill, Kurt K Rhynhart, *D. Joshua Mancini, Eric D Martin
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
P18. Safety of Minimally Invasive Distal Pancreatectomy Outside a High Volume Center
*Christian Arroyo1, *David Eisenberg2, *Michael Carlton2, *Michael O'Loughlin2, *Christina Wai2, Ramon Jimenez2
1University of Connecticut Medical School, Farmington, CT; 2Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
P19. Outcomes and Effects of an Advanced Endoscopy Center and GI Center of Excellence on Pancreatic Cancer Surgical Volume
*Rachel E Beard *Mariam F Eskander, *Gyulnara Kasumova, *Abhishek Tadikonda, *Tyler M Berzin, *Mandeep Sawhney, *Ram Chuttani, *Douglas K Pleskow, Mark P Callery, Jennifer F Tseng
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
P20. Surgeon Performed Ultrasound Is Highly Beneficial In The Post-Operative Surveillance Of Thyroid Cancer Patients
*Liudmila Muraveika1 *Vanessa Baratta2, *Travis Cotton1, Peter Mazzaglia1
1Brown University, Department of Surgery, Providence, RI; 2 Brown University, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Providence, RI
P21. Improved Gastric Cancer Lymph Node Staging Following Multidisciplinary Tumor Board Initiative
*Whitney A Young *Anne C Granfield, *Rachel E Sargent, *Howard P Safran, Thomas J Miner
Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
P22. A Critical Evaluation of Ultra-Thick Melanoma: Balancing Tumor Biology and Local Control
*Andrew M Blakely1 *Danielle S. Comissiong2, Michael P. Vezeridis1, Thomas J. Miner1
1Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University, Providence, RI; 2 Brown University, Providence, RI
P23. Mathematical modeling of serotonin-induced increases in intestinal mucosal surface area
*Chasen J Greig Robert A Cowles
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P24. Preoperative Systemic Inflammation is a Crucial Risk Factor for the Development of Venous Thromboembolism Following Emergency Colon Resection
*Michael DeWane1 Adrian Maung1, Kimberly A. Davis1, Robert M. Becher2, *Jason L. Sperry3, *Matthew R. Rosengart3, *Robert D. Becher1
1Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; 2Park Surgical Associates, Brockton, MA; 3Univeristy of Pittsbrugh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
P25. What's Missing In ICU Delirium Assessment? The importance Of CAM-unable-to-assess
*Foula Kontonicolas D'Andrea Joseph, Ilene Staff, Mark Flemming, Molly Zeppa, Karyn L. Butler,
Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
P26. Rothman Index Variability Predicts Clinical Deterioration and Rapid Response Team Activation
*Brian Wengerter *Kevin Pei, *David Asuzu, Kimberly A Davis
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P27. A Comparative Analysis of Perioperative Outcomes Between Open Distal Pancreatectomy Versus Minimally Invasive Approaches Using the American College of Surgeons National Quality Improvement Program Targeted Pancreatectomy Dataset.
*Julius I. Ejiofor1 *Moska Hamidi1,2, *Gaurav Sharma1, *Heather G. Lyu1, *Ethan Y. Brovman3, *Richard D Urman3, Thomas E. Clancy1, Edward E. Whang1
1Department of General Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Department of General Surgery, Western University, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada; 3Department of Anesthesiology, Preoperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
P28. Impact of Pathologic Complete Response to Neoadjuvant Treatment on Rectal Cancer Recurrence Rates
*Anne M Dinaux *Ramzi Amri, Liliana G Bordeianou, *Theodore S Hong, *Jennifer Y Wo, *Lawrence S Blaszkowsky, *Jill N Allen, *Janet E Murphy, *Eunice L Kwak, *Hiroko Kunitake, David L Berger
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P29. Cost-Effectiveness of Non-operative Management of Inguinal Hernias in the Elderly: a Markov Model
*Karina A Newhall 1 *Maureen Hill1, *Philip P Goodney 1,2, Timothy Counihan1,2
1Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; 2White River Junction Veterans Administration Hospital, White River Junction, VT
P30. The National Rise of Primary Pancreatic Carcinoid Tumors: Comparison to Functional and Non-functional Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PNETs)
*Gyulnara G Kasumova *Mariam F Eskander, *Omidreza Tabatabaie, *Abhishek Tadikonda, *Sing Chau Ng, Jennifer F Tseng
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
P31. Breast MRI: a retrospective review of the utility and pitfalls in newly diagnosed breast cancer
*Laura C Lamb12, Kristen Zarfos2, *Bethany Carr2
1University of Connecticut, Avon, CT; 2The Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain, CT
P32. Calpain Inhibition Decreases Collagen Formation and Modulates Cytoskeletal Protein Expression In A Swine Model Of Chronic Myocardial Ischemia
*Brittany A Potz *Ashraf Sabe, *Nassrene Elmadhun, Frank Sellke
Brown University, Providence, RI
P33. Regional Variation in Breast Cancer Surgery: Results from the National Cancer Database (NCDB)
*Alexander Chiu *Princess Thomas, *Brigid K Killelea, *Nina Horowitz, Anees B Chagpar, Donald R Lannin
Yale University, New Haven, CT
P34. Clinical and Genomic Characterization of Pleomorphic Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
B. Marie Ward *Sha Zhu, *Jun Yu, *Lihua Julie Zhu, *Dina Kandil, *Keith Tomaszewicz, *Lloyd Hutchinson, *Shaw Leslie
University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
P35. Patient Disposition After Lobectomy For Lung Cancer Predicts Hospital Readmission
*Brian N Arnold *Matthew R. DeLuzio, *Daniel C. Thomas, *Michelle C. Salazar, *Joshua E. Rosen, *Frank C. Detterbeck, *Justin D. Blasberg, *Daniel J. Boffa, Anthony W. Kim
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P36. Timing of Post-Operative Pneumonia Affects Outcome
*Swathi B Reddy Kevin M. Schuster, Kimberly A Davis
Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
P37. Benign Ultrasound-Guided Breast Core Biopsy. Is Excision Necessary?
*Sirishma Kalli *Sara Cohen, *Andrew Alexander, *Shital Makim, Roger Graham
Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
P38. Can an Intestinal Fluid Shift be a Predictor of Ischemic Injury?
*Abedalrazaq Alkukhun *Armando Salim Munoz Abraham, Manuel I Rodriguez-Davalos, *John Geibel
Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT
P39. Utility of PET-CT in Detecting Occult Malignancy in Sentinel Lymph Node-positive Melanoma
*Jacqueline Paolino *Ayal Pierce, Roger Graham
Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
P40. Patterns of Different Classes of Oral Anticoagulants and Antiplatelets Among Elderly Fall Patients at a Level I Trauma Center
*Rickesha L Wilson 1 *Shan-Estelle Brown2, *Garry Lapidus2, *Jacqueline McQuay2, *Eric Klein3, D'Andrea Joseph3
1University of Connecticut Health, Farmington, CT; 2Injury Prevention Center, Hartford, CT; 3Hartford Hospital, Department of Trauma Surgery, Hartford, CT
P41. Pre-Hospital CPR is a Risk Factor for Early Death in Patients Transferred to an Adult Burn Center
Alisa Savetamal Shea Gregg, Roselle Crombie, Walter Cholewczynski, *Kristen Glasgow, Nabil Atweh
Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT
P42. Factors Suggesting General Surgery Board Passage: An 11 Year Review
Paul H Kispert *Ryland S. Stucke, Kari Rosenkranz
Dartmouth, Lebanon, NH
P43. Bone Mineral Density Measurements as Predictors of Injury Patterns in Elderly Trauma Patients
*Ian Schlieder *Michael Kelleher, Bishwajit Bhattacharya, Adrian Maung, Kimberly Davis, Kevin Schuster
Yale University, New Haven, CT
P44. Charles Locke Scudder (1860-1949)
David E Clark
Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME

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