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P1. When is a Restorative Proctocolectomy for Active Ulcerative Colitis (aUC) Unsafe?
*Caitlin W. Hicks1,2, Richard A. Hodin1, *Liliana Bordeianou1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
P2. In Patients With Rectoceles and Obstructed Defecation Syndrome (ODS), Surgery Should be the Option of Last Resort
*Caitlin W. Hicks1,2, *May Wakamatsu1, *Milena Weinstein1, *Samantha Pulliam1, *Patricia Sylla1, *Lieba Savitt1, *Liliana Bordeianou1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
P3. Pregnancy and Right Lower Quadrant Pain: MRI, Better Than the Hand and Eye?
*Annabelle L. Fonseca, Kevin M. Schuster, *Barbara McCloskey, Lewis J. Kaplan, *Adrian A. Maung, *Felix Y. Lui, Kimberly A. Davis
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P4. An Assessment of the Time to Presentation, Clinical Features, Diagnosis, Treatment and Analysis of Risk Factors associated with the development of Abscesses, Pancreatic Fistulas and Enteric Leaks after Pancreaticoduodenectomy without Operative Drainage
*Annabelle L. Fonseca, *John W. Kunstman, *Abby Hochberg, Ronald R. Salem
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P5. Primary Gastrostomy Button Placement in Children Using a Percutaneous Endoscopic Technique: A Prospective Analysis
*Jessica I. Abrantes1,2, *Christine M. Rader1,2, Brendan T Campbell1,2
1Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford, CT; 2University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
P6. Keystone Design Island Flaps For Cutaneous Defects Can Be Performed Safely By General Surgeons
*Michael Mount1, *Derek Brenda1, *Robert B. Hird1,2, *Christophe L. Nguyen1,2, Richard K. Orr1,2
1Gibbs Regional Cancer Center, Spartanburg, SC; 2Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
P7. Operating Room Cost versus Outcome in Elective Colectomy: Do You Get What You Pay for?
Victor E. Pricolo, *Pamela Escobar, *Filomena Curley, *Kay Hayworth, *Steven Reinert
Rhode Island Hospital, Brown Univ., Providence, RI
P8. Does Bariatric Surgery Improve Relationships?
*Katie Dunn
Lahey Clinic, Boston, MA
P9. Changing Perspective In Elderly, Traumatic Subdural Hematoma
Timothy Emhoff, *Richard Moser
UMass Mermorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
P10. Native Portal Vein Embolization for Persistent Hyperoxaluria Following Kidney and Auxiliary Partial Liver Transplantation
*Nahel Elias, Tatsuo Kawai, Dicken S.C. Ko, *Reza Saidi, *Nina Tolkoff-Rubin, *Stephan Wicky, A. Benedict Cosimi, Martin Hertl
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P11. The Impact of Schwartz Fat Clearance Solution on Staging Colorectal Cancer and Clinicopathologic Features Associated with Lymph Node Count
*Brandon Chapman, *Cherie Paquette, *Chelsea Tooke, *Rebecca Wilcox, *Turner Osler, Neil H. Hyman
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
P12. Neoadjuvant Pelvic Perfusion May Facilitate Resection of Pelvic Recurrent Rectal Cancer
Harold J. Wanebo1, *Giovanni Begossi2, *James Belliveau1, *Eric Gustafson1
1Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI; 2Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
P13. Routine Intraoperative Cholangiogram (IOC) during Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (SILC): Is It Feasible And Effective?
*Balaji Jangam, *Brian Pellini, *Stanton Smith, *Ibrahim Daoud
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT
P14. Colon Cancer Metastases are not Infiltrated by Favorably Prognostic T Cells: Evidence for the Escape Phase of the Cancer Immunoediting Hypothesis in Humans
*Bryan P. Stanifer, *Arief Suriawinata, *Jiang Gui, Richard J. Barth, Jr.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
P15. Outcomes Following Diagnostic Laparoscopy for Trauma: A Comparison of University and Community Trauma Centers
*Wissam Raad, J. Alexander Palesty
Saint Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT
P16. Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells in a Bioengineered Lung Scaffold: A Potential Source of Patient Specific Pulmonary Tissue
*Eric Girard1, *Camilo Moncada1, *Fan Zhang1, *Todd Jensen1, Christine Finck2
1University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT; 2Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford, CT
P17. Using Endobronchial Ultrasound to Elucidate Findings on Surveillance PET and CT Scans in Patients with a History of Malignancy
*Bryan Payne Stanifer, *Piroska K. Kopar, *Anne K. McGowan, *James R. Rigas, *Peter A. Delong, *Vijayalakshmi Padmanabhan, William C. Nugent, *Konstantin H. Dragnev, *Cherie P. Erkmen
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
P18. National Utilization of Minimally Invasive Surgery for Rectal Cancer
*Allyson H. Stone, Samuel R.G. Finlayson, *Stefan D. Holubar
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
P19. Factors Predicting Failure of Non-operative Management of Perforated Appendicitis with Phlegmon or Abscess
*Mark W. Maxfield1, Kevin M. Schuster1, *SA Jamal Bokhari2, *Edward A. McGillicuddy1, Kimberly A. Davis1
1Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; 2Department of Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P20. How Does Residency Training Affect the Increased Mortality Identified During Weekend Admission?
*Rocco Ricciardi1, *Jason Nelson2, Patricia L. Roberts1, Thomas E. Read1, David J. Schoetz1, *Jason F. Hall1, Peter W. Marcello1
1Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA; 2Tufts University, Boston, MA
P21. Increased Risk of Neoplasm Associated with Interval Appendectomy
*Matthew J. Furman, *Mitchell Cahan, *Philip Cohen, Giles F. Whalen, Laura A. Lambert
University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA
P22. Long-Term Outcome of Double-Cuff Swan Neck Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters Using Mini-Laparotomy Approach
*Patricia S. Cho, *Maria Luongo, *Nahel Elias, *Eliot Heher, Dicken S.C. Ko
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P23. The Effect of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation and Inflammatory Bowel Disease on Percutaneous Treatment of Anastomotic Leaks in Colo-Rectal Surgery
*Maria Lucia L. Madariaga, *Liliana Bordeianou, *Patricia Sylla, *Avinash Kambadakone, *Nora Horick, Ph.D., *Peter R. Mueller, David L. Berger
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P24. Changes in Insulin Dependence After Bariatric Surgery
*Ali Ardestani1, *David B. Rhoads2, Ali Tavakkoli1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P25. Surgical Site Infection Surveillance Within a Colorectal Practice: Inpatient to Outpatient Clinical Integration and an Analysis of Pre-operative Risk Factors
*Christopher L. Binette1, *Gerald Gantt1, Paul V. Vignati3, *Bert Gay2, *Ilene Staff3, *Manish Tandon3, Orlando C. Kirton1,3
1University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT; 2Hartford Physician Hospital Organization, Hartford, CT; 3Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
P26. Noncurative Gastrectomy for Gastric Adenocarcinoma Should be Avoided
*Benjamin Schmidt, *Nicole Look-Hong, *Ugwuji N. Maduekwe, *Gregory Y. Lauwers, David W. Rattner, John T. Mullen, Sam S. Yoon
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P27. Genomic Variants from High Density Array Platforms can be integrated with Developmental Expression to yield Causative Genes in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
*Adam A. Tracy1, *Klaus E. Schmitz2, *Mauro Longoni1, *Meaghan K. Russell1, *Caroline Coletti1, *Kasper Lage1, *Barbara R. Pober1, Patricia K. Donahoe1
1Pediatric Surgical Research Laboratories, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
P28. Laparoscopic Measurement of Small Bowel Length: How Accurate Are We?
*Lilian Chen, *Ryan Lussenden, Dmitry Nepomnayshy
Lahey Clinic, Boston, MA
P29. The Impact of Screening Colonoscopy on Outcomes in Colon Cancer Surgery
*Ramzi Amri, *Liliana G. Bordeianou, *Patricia Sylla, David L. Berger
Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P30. Absolute Preoperative Carcinoembryonic Antigen Serum Level is Not a Reliable Predictor of Recurrence or Survival in Colon Cancer
*Ramzi Amri, *Liliana G. Bordeianou, *Patricia Sylla, David L. Berger
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P31. Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation in Infants and Small Children: Are Whole Organs Better Than Partial Grafts?
*Ryan P. Cauley, *Kristina Potanos, *Nora Fullington, *Jonathan Finkelstein, *Dionne Graham, *Khashayar Vakili, Heung Bae Kim
Children's Hospital, Boston, Boston, MA
P32. Split Liver Transplantation: Are Adults Risking Their Lives To Save Children?
*Ryan P. Cauley, *Nora Fullington, *Kristina Potanos, *Jonathan Finkelstein, *Dionne Graham, *Khashayar Vakili, Heung Bae Kim
Children's Hospital, Boston, Boston, MA
P33. Tissue Expander Stimulated Lengthening of Arteries (TESLA) in a Rodent Model
*Kristina M. Potanos, *Nora Fullington, *Ryan Cauley, *Khashayar Vakili, Steven Fishman, Heung Bae Kim
Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
P34. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections: A Transatlantic Story
*Ali Y. Mejaddam1, *Poya Ghorbani2, *Louis Riddez2, *Daniel Yeh1, *Marc A. de Moya1, George C. Velmahos1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
P35. Liver Transplantation for Unresectable Hepatoblastoma-A Single Center Experience
*Nora Fullington, *Laura O'Melia, *Kristina Potanos, *Ryan Cauley, *Khashayar Vakili, *Christopher Weldon, *Kimberly Davies, *Scott Elisofon, *Maureen Jonas, Heung Bae Kim
Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
P36. Stapled Esophagogastric Anastomosis: An Effective and Reproducible Technique as Compared to a Hand-sewn Method
*Jia J. Ding, *John C. Wain, *Douglas J. Mathisen, *Cameron D. Wright, *Henning A. Gaissert, *Dean M. Donahue, *Michael Lanuti, James S. Allan, *Ashok Muniappan, Christopher R. Morse
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P37. Should Surgery for Crohn's Disease be Performed by an Expert?
*Harry M. Salinas1, *Vanessa Ho2, Richard Hodin1, *Sharon Stein2, *Liliana Bordeianou1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
P38. There is No Financial Penalty for Letting the Sun Set on SBO
*Dean P. Schraufnagel1, *Sean Rajaee1, Frederick H Millham2
1Tufts Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Newton Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA
P39. Utility of BRAF Mutation Detection in Fine Needle Aspiration of the Thyroid
*Sean Conus1, Dougald MacGillivray2, *Michael Jones1
1Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME; 2Maine Surgical Care Group, Portland, ME
P40. Death and Complications Among Octogenarians Undergoing Colectomy at an Academically-Affiliated Community Hospital
*Steven C. Tizio1, *Stephen Gondek1, *Shiva Gautum2, John G. Schuler1
1Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA; 2Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
P41. GammaDelta T-Cells Are Differentially Activated in Geriatric Septic Patients
*Daithi S. Heffernan, *Sean F. Monaghan, *Shiang Chung, *Mai L. Tran, *Stefan Gravenstein, William G. Cioffi, *Alfred Ayala
Brown University, Providence, RI
P42. Initiation of Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Autotransplantation at MGH
*Christian Schuetz, *Moh Moh Lian, *Zurab Machaidze, *Xiaoquan Zhang, *Wei Xiong, *Fraser James, *Heidi Yeh, *Ji Lei, Keith D Lillemoe, James F. Markmann
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
P43. Single Incision MultiPort Laparoendoscopic (SIMPLE) Cholecystectomy: The Single Incision Technique that Resembles the 4 Instrument Conventional Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Compilation of a Single Surgeon's Experience over 3.5 years and 218 Patients
Bruce Molinelli
Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT
P44. Risk Factors for Laparoscopic to Open Cholecystectomy Conversion
*B. Hanna Davis1, *Justin Lee1, *Reza Kermani1, *Kevin O'Donnell1, Marvin Lopez2
1St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; 2Jordan Hospital, Plymouth, MA
P45. Theoretical Framework for Assessing Emergency and Essential Surgical Care Within Primary Health Care Systems
*Peter Bendix1, *Americo Assane2, *Fernando Vaz3, *David Spiegel4, *Richard Gosselin5, *Fizan Abdullah6, *Raymond Price7, *Doruk Ozgediz8, *Jamie Anderson9, *David Chang10, *Emilia Noormahomed11, *Stephen Bickler10
1Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; 2Ministry of Health - Mozambique, Maputo, Mozambique; 3ISCISA, Maputo, Mozambique; 4University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 5UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA; 6The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; 7Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, UT; 8Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY; 9UCSD School of Medicine, San Diego, CA; 10UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA; 11Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique
P46. High Voltage Electrical Injury: An Unusual Case of Survival
*Jorge L. Reguero Hernandez1, John T. Schulz, III1, *Alisa Savetamal1, *Roselle E. Crombie1, *Dirk Johnson2
1Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT; 2Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
P47. Incidence of Resistant Infections in the Surgical ICU: the Impact of Responding to Acinetobacter Outbreaks
*Sudha Jayaraman, *Michael Klompas, *Molli Bascom, *Xiaoxia Liu, Selwyn Rogers, *Reza Askari
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
P48. Computed Tomography Usage For ED Patients With Suspected Appendicitis Following Implementation Of A Scoring-System Based Protocol
*Cecilia Trydestam1, Jonathan Dreifus1, *Christopher Bowe1, *Tania Strout1, *William Gregorie2
1Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME; 2Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, ME
P49. Cyclic Rituximab Maintenance Therapy Following Humoral Rejection Episodes
*Austin D. Schenk, *Christopher E. Simpkins, *Michael C. Chobanian
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
P51. Ventilator Gas Delivery Waveform Substantially Impacts Plateau Pressure and Peak to Plateau Pressure Gradient Determination
*Dirk C. Johnson, *Adrian A. Maung, Kevin M. Schuster, *Felix Y. Lui, *Gina M. Luckianow, Kimberly A. Davis, Lewis J. Kaplan
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P52. Why is there a Left-sided Predominance of Breast Cancer?
*Oluwatosin Onibokun, *Brigid K. Killelea, Anees B. Chagpar, *Nina R. Horowitz, Donald R. Lannin
Yale University, New Haven, CT
P53. Feasibility and Outcome of Inferior Vena Cava Resection for Hepatobiliary and Retroperitoneal Malignancies
*Caroline J. Simon, *Mohamed E. Akoad, James J. Pomposelli, W. David Lewis, *Khalid O. Khwaja, Elizabeth A. Pomfret, Roger L. Jenkins
Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA
P54. Prenatal Tracheal Reconstruction with a Hybrid aMSC-Engineered Construct Derived from Decellularized Airway
*Fabienne L. Gray, *Christopher G. Turner, *Azra Ahmed, *Catherine E. Calvert, *David Zurakowski, Dario O. Fauza
Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
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