New England Surgical Society
2019 Program & Abstracts

Program & Abstracts  |  Posters
Preliminary, in-process, and subject-to-change

The Program Book for the 2019 NESS Annual Meeting is now available online:

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration
Ballroom Foyer (Lower Lobby)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speaker Ready Area
Ballroom Foyer (Lower Lobby)
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Poster of Distinction Set-Up
Salle De Bal Ballroom (Lower Lobby)
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Poster Set-Up
Viger A-C (Lower Lobby)
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Hours
Viger A-C (Lower Lobby)
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
SCIENTIFIC SESSION I
Podium papers (8-minute presentation/5-minute discussion).
Brief papers (3-minute presentation/2-minute discussion).
Salle De Bal Ballroom (Lower Lobby)
Co-Moderators: Matthew A. Conway, Erika L. Rangel
12:30 PM
1. The Effect of Hepatitis C Virus Infection on Kidney Transplant Outcomes in the Era of Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy
*Qing Yuan1,2, *Shanjuan Hong1, *Andric Perez-Ortiz1, *Enid E Martinez3, *David C. Chang1, Joren C Madsen1,4, Nahel Elias1,5
1Transplant Center , Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Organ Transplant Institute, 8th Medical Center, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China3Division of Critical Care Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA; 4Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 5Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
12:43 PM
+2. A Volume-Restrictive Burn Resuscitation Bundle and The Incidence of Acute Kidney Injury
Roberto Cortez, Benjamin Hall, *David Heffernan, *Andrew Stephen, *Michael Connolly, *Charles Adams, William G. Cioffi, David T. Harrington;
Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
12:56 PM
3. Evolving Multimodality Treatment Strategies in Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
*Abby White1, *Suden Kucukak1, *Daniel N. Lee1, *Emily Polhemus1, *Emanuele Mazzola2, *Michael Jaklitsch1, *Steven Mentzer1, *Jon Wee1, *Raphael Bueno1, Scott J. Swanson1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
1:09 PM
4. Surgeon-performed Ultrasound Alters Pre-operative Planning in Patients with Endemic Goiter
Peter J Mazzaglia3, *Sravanthi Puranam1, *Zhou Joy1, *Fletcher Starnes2
1Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, RI; 2Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY; 3Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
1:22 PM
+5. A Fast Track Pathway in Acute Care Surgery at an Academic Medical Center
*Amanda Fazzalari12, *Shruthi Srinivas1, *Natalie Pozzi2, *Reeti Sheoran1, *Joseph Sabato1, *Dawn Durocher1, *Martin Reznek1, *Francesco Aiello1, Demetrius Litwin1, Mitchell A. Cahan1
1University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA; 2Saint Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT
1:35 PM
^Brief 1. Higher Risk of Urinary Tract Infections in Renal Transplant Recipients Receiving Pentamidine Versus Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) for Pneumocystis Pneumonia Prophylaxis
*Whitney Fu1, *Maria Barahona1, *Taylor Harkness1, *Elizabeth Cohen1, *David Reardon2, Peter Yoo1
1Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; 2Vizient, Inc., Irving, TX
1:40 PM
^Brief 2. Development and Five-year Results of a Pediatric Appendicitis Working Group: Harmonizing Care and Increasing Value
*Yuqi Zhang, *Sam Miller, Michael G Caty, Emily R Christison-Lagay, Robert A Cowles, *David H Stitelman, *Beth L Emerson, *Cicero T Silva, *Thomas R Goodman, *Brian Dillon, Lisa Sagnella, *Daniel G Solomon, Doruk E Ozgediz
Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
1:45 PM
Brief 3. The Shape of Breast Cancer
*Brook K. Byrd1, *Venkataramanan Krishnaswamy2, *Timothy B. Rooney3, *Rebecca A. Zuurbier3, Richard J. Barth Jr.4
1Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; 2CairnSurgical, Inc., Lebanon, NH; 3Department of Radiology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; 4Department of Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
1:50 PM
^Brief 4. Longer Travel Distance Associated with Higher Utilization of Chest Radiographs After Chest Tube Removal in Thoracic Surgery Patients
Eleah D. Porter1, *Kayla A. Fay1, *Spencer W. Trooboff1, *Rian M. Hasson12, *Timothy M. Millington12, *David J. Finley12, *Joseph D. Phillips12
1Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; 2Geisel School of Medicine, Hanover, NH
1:55 PM
^Brief 5. Transaminases are Better Biochemical Predictors of Choledocholithiasis Than Bilirubin and Alkaline Phosphatase.
*Thomas Peponis, *Nikolaos Kokoroskos, *Jae Moo Lee, *April Mendoza, *Martin Rosenthal, *Noelle Saillant, Haytham Kaafarani, *David King, George Velmahos, *Peter Fagenholz
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
COFFEE BREAK: Visit Exhibits & Posters
Viger A-C (Lower Lobby)
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
GUEST SPEAKER
Salle De Bal Ballroom (Lower Lobby)

Being an Academic Surgeon in the Canadian Healthcare System: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Gerald M. Fried
McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SCIENTIFIC SESSION II
Podium papers (8-minute presentation/5-minute discussion).
Brief papers (3-minute presentation/2-minute discussion).
Salle De Bal Ballroom (Lower Lobby)
Co-Moderators: Barbara A. Ward, Catherine C. Chen
3:00 PM
+6. A Standardized Ultrasound Reporting Template for Pediatric Appendicitis Improves Diagnostic Rates and Decreases CT Utilization Among Both Pediatric and Non-Pediatric Radiologists: An Analysis of 3539 Patients
*Samuel Miller, *Yuqi Zhang, Michael G Caty, Emily R Christison-Lagay, Robert A Cowles, David H Stitelman, *Thomas R Goodman, *Cicero T Silva, *Beth L Emerson, *Brian Dillon, *Lisa Sagnella, Doruk Ozgediz, *Daniel G Solomon
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
3:13 PM
+7. Care Discontinuity in Emergency General Surgery: Does Hospital Quality Matter?
*Manuel Castillo-Angeles, *Molly Jarman, *Daniel J Sturgeon, *Zara Cooper, Ali Salim, Joaquim Havens
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
3:26 PM
+8. Improved Mortality in Necrotizing Pancreatitis With A Multidisciplinary Minimally Invasive Step Up Approach: Comparison To A Modern Open Necrosectomy Cohort
*Casey M Luckhurst, *Ahmed E Elsharkawy, *Ahmed I Eid, *Majed El Hechi, *Lydia M Maurer, Haytham M Kaafarani, *Ashraf Thabet, *David G Forcione, Carlos Fernandez-Del Castillo, Keith D Lillemoe, *Peter J Fagenholz
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
3:39 PM
+9. Contrast Enhanced Computed Tomography During Normothermic Machine Perfusion of Kidneys
*Matthew Harris1, *Jenna DiRito12, *Taras Lysyy1, *Shin Rong Lee1, *Nabil Boutagy1, *Susann Spindler1, Peter Yoo1, *Sarah Hosgood2, David Mulligan1, *Michael Nicholson2, *Albert Sinusas1, *Gregory Tietjen1, *Danielle Haakinson1; 1Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
2University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
3:52 PM
#10. The Effect of Anticoagulation on Outcomes After Liver and Spleen Injuries: A Research Consortium of New England Centers for Trauma (ReCONECT) Study
Bishwajit Bhattacharya1, *Reza Askari2, Kimberly A Davis1, *Jon Dorfman3, *Ahmed I Eid4, *Ahmed E Elsharkawy4, *George Kasotakis5, *Sandra Mackey6, *Stephen Odom7, *Barbara U. Okafur2, *Michael Rosenblatt6, *Alex Rudtisky5, George Velmahos4, Adrian A Maung1
1Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 3UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA; 4Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 5Boston University, Boston, MA; 6Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA; 7Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
4:05 PM
#11. Health Maintenance and Screening Among Residents
Erika Rangel, *Manuel Castillo Angeles, *Mehreen Kisat, *Tovy Kamine, Reza Askari
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
4:18 PM
12. Background Checks and State to State Variation in Firearm Suicide and Homicide Rates.
Frederick H Millham
Newton Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA
4:31 PM
+13. Treatment of Facial Fractures at a Level 1 Trauma Center: Do Medicaid and Non-Medicaid Enrollees Receive the Same Care?
*Amanda Fazzalari, *David Alfego, *Joseph Taylor Shortsleeve, *Qiming Shi, *Jomol Mathew, Demetrius Litwin, Mitchell A. Cahan
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
4:45 PM
^Brief 6. Gender Representation by Specialty Track at Surgical Meetings: the American and Australasian Experiences
*Allison R Wilcox1, *Christine S Lai2, *Fellicia E Stanzah2, *Jessica G Farrar2, Sandra L Wong1
1Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; 2University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
4:50 PM
^Brief 7. Blood Gene Expression Profiles Support Early Changes in Immunometabolism in Patients Following Sleeve Gastrectomy
*Tammy Lo1, *Keyvan Heshmati1, Ali Tavakkoli1, *Damien C Croteau-Chonka2, Eric G Sheu1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Channing Division of Network Medicine, Boston, MA
4:55 PM
^Brief 8. Ketorolac is Not Associated With Adverse Outcomes Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy
*Whitney S Brandt, *Sara Abou Azar, *Raymond A. Jean, *John W. Kunstman, Ronald R Salem
Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
STATE CAUCUS MEETINGS
Connecticut Mainsonneuve A (36th Floor)
Maine Maisonneuve F (36th Floor)
Massachusetts Salle De Bal Ballroom
New Hampshire Maisonneuve E (36th floor)
Rhode Island Maisonneuve B (36th floor)
Vermont Maisonneuve C (36th floor)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WELCOME RECEPTION
Le Caf Conc (Lower Lobby)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2019
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Registration
Ballroom Foyer (Lower Lobby)
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Speaker Ready Area
Ballroom Foyer (Lower Lobby)
7:00 am – 10:45 am
Exhibit Hall Hours
Viger A-C (Lower Lobby)
7:00 am – 8:00 am
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Viger A-C (Lower Lobby)
7:00 AM - 7:45 AM
POSTERS OF DISTINCTION BEST POSTER AWARD
Salle De Bal Ballroom
Moderator: Matthew A. Conway
7:00 AM
Basic Science First Place Award - NESS Resident and Fellow Research Day
POD1. Decreased Recurrence in Sarcoma Using Double-Loaded Paclitaxel-Eluting Polymer Films
*David A Mahvi1, *Catalina Bordeianu2, *Ngoc-Quynh Chu1, *Jeremy Miller2, *Mark W Grinstaff2, *Yolonda L Colson3, Chandrajit P Raut1 ; 1Brigham and Women's, Boston, MA; 2Boston University, Boston, MA;
3Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
7:00 AM
POD2. Innovative Process for Department-wide Engagement in Quality Improvement: Experience from the Massachusetts General Hospital
*Yanik J Bababekov, *David C Chang, *Ya-Ching Hung, *Yu-Tien Hsu, *Daniel Hashimoto, *Elan Witkowski, *Alex B Haynes, John T Mullen, Allan M Goldstein, Keith D Lillemoe
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
7:00 AM
POD3. Chemoprevention by Bromodomain Inhibition in a Rodent Model of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
*Shen Li1, *Nourdine Hamdane2, *Frank Jühling2, *Gunisha Arora1, *Mozhdeh Sojoodi1, *Derek J Erstad1, *Michael Lanuti1, *Thomas F Baumert2, *Bryan C Fuchs1, Kenneth K Tanabe1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Institut de Recherche sur les Maladies Virales et Hépatiques, Strasbourg, France
7:00 AM
POD4. Tumor Deposits in Stage III Colon Cancer: Correlation With Other Histopatologic Variables, Prognostic Value and Risk Stratification.
Victor E Pricolo12, *Jon Steingrimsson3, *Tracey J McDuffie1, *Joshua M. McHale1, *Brian McMillen1, *Mark Shparber1
1Southcoast Health Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River, MA; 2Department of Medical Education, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI; 3Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI
7:00 AM
POD5. Specific Amino Acid Substitution As Well As RET Codon Location Influence Age Of Onset and Penetrance Of Pheochromocytoma In MEN2 Kindreds
*Danielle B Cameron1, Jill C Rubinstein2, Glenda G Callender3, *Catherine W Dinauer3, Emily R Christison-Lagay3
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; 3Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
7:00 AM
POD6. Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Patients Undergoing Breast Surgery
*Na Eun Kim1, *Liam Conway-Pearson2, *Kevin Bachrach2, Maureen T Kavanah1, Jane E Mendez3, Teviah E Sachs1, *Thurston F Drake1, David McAneny1, *Michael R Cassidy1
1Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA; 2Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; 3Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL
7:00 AM
POD7. A Role for RAD51-interacting POLQ SNPs in Papillary Thyroid Carcinogenesis
*Jianliang Man, *Timothy Murtha, *Reju Korah, Tobias Carling
Yale, New Haven, CT
7:00 AM
POD8. RYGB Mediated Lipid Metabolism Changes Contribute to T2D Resolution
*Tammy Lo, *Renuka Subramaniam, Eric G Sheu, Ali Tavakkoli
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
7:00 AM
POD9. Optimizing Follow-up of Incidental Findings: A Structured Survey of Primary Care Providers
*Stephanie D Talutis1, *Ellen Childs2, *Philip E Knapp1, *Avneesh Gupta1, *Cleopatra Ferrao1, David McAneny1, *F. Thurston Drake1
1Boston University, Boston, MA; 2Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
7:00 AM
POD10. PHD Inhibition Accelerates Lung Growth in a Murine Model of Unilateral Pneumonectomy
*Victoria Ko, *Duy T Dao, *Lorenzo Anez-Bustillos, *Lumeng J Yu, *Bennet S Cho, *Amy Pan, Mark Puder
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
7:45 AM - 8:40 AM
SCIENTIFIC SESSION III
Podium papers (8-minute presentation/5-minute discussion).
Brief papers (3-minute presentation/2-minute discussion).
Salle De Bal Ballroom (Lower Lobby)
Co-Moderators: Marlene Cutitar, David McAneny
7:45 AM
+14. Four Factor Prothrombin Complex Concentrate Compared to Fresh Frozen Plasma in Patients on Warfarin With Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage, a Real-World Analysis
*Shunella Lumas, *Walter Hsiang, *Eunice Baik, *Robert D Becher, Kimberly A Davis, Kevin M Schuster
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
7:58 AM
+15. The Impact of Fresh Frozen Plasma to Packed Red Blood Cell Ratio on Mortality in Traumatic Hemorrhage: a Nationwide Analysis
*Charlie J Nederpelt, *Majed el Hechi, *Alexander Bonde, *Napaporn Kongkaewpaisan, *Nikos Kokoroskos, *April E. Mendoza, *Noelle N. Saillant, *Martin G. Rosenthal, *Peter J. Fagenholz, *David R. King, *David C. Chang, George V. Velmahos, Haytham M.A. Kaafarani
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
8:11 AM
+16. Have We Missed the Mark on Patient Education Materials for Colorectal Cancer?
*Ravinder Kang1, *Elizabeth A, Carpenter-Song2, *Catherine H. Saunders3, *Spencer W. Trooboff1, *Jesse A. Columbo1, *Kayla O. Moore3, *Philip P. Goodney1, Sandra L. Wong1, Srinivas J. Ivatury1
1Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; 2Dartmouth College, Department of Anthropology, Hanover, NH; 3The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Hanover, NH
8:24 AM
+17. Bowel Resection For Melanoma Progressing After Immunotherapy With Checkpoint Inhibitors.
*Nicholas D Klemen1, *Sara Abou Azar1, *Melinda Wang1, *Paul L Feingold1, Dale Han2, Kurt Roberts1, *Vikram Reddy1, *Kelly Olino1, Ronald S Salem1, *Sarah Weiss1, *Harriet Kluger1, *Mario Sznol1, Charles Cha1
1Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; 2Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
8:40 AM - 8:55 AM
INTRODUCTION OF NEW MEMBERS
Salle De Bal Ballroom (Lower Lobby)
8:55 AM - 10:10 AM
SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV, incl Paper of the Year
Podium papers (8-minute presentation/5-minute discussion).
Brief papers (3-minute presentation/2-minute discussion).
Salle De Bal Ballroom (Lower Lobby)
Co-Moderators: Carlos E. Marroquin, Margaret A. Tandoh
8:55 AM
18. Lessons Learned From the Study of 10,000 Patients With Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Murray F. Brennan, Cristina R. Antonescu, Nicole Moraco, MA, Samuel Singer
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
9:08 AM
+19. Is Abdominal Ultrasound a Useful Adjunct to Abdominal Radiograph in Neonates with Necrotizing Enterocolitis?
*Sarah Tracy1, *Stefanie Lazow1, *Ilse Castro-Aragon2, *Alan Fujii2, *Judy Estroff1, *Richard Parad3, *David Zurakowski1, Catherine Chen1
1Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA; 3Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
9:21 AM
Clinical Science Second Place Award - NESS Resident and Fellow Research Day
+20. Defining Risk and Risk Factors for Unplanned ICU Admission of Trauma Patients: Developing a Predictive Risk Score
*Stephen E Ranney, Ajai K Malhotra, *Peter Callas, *Lloyd Patashnick, *Samy Ramadan, *Jennifer Gratton, *Amy Sharpe, *Deidre LaFrance, Margaret A Tandoh, William E Charash, *Gary C An, *Tim H Lee
University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT
9:34 AM
21. Completion of Multimodality Therapy Mitigates the Adverse Impact of Postoperative Complications on Survival in Patients Undergoing Gastrectomy for Advanced Gastric Cancer
*Selena Li1, *Aparna Parikh2, John Mullen2
1Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
9:47 AM
22. Long-term Improvement After Ileocecetomy in Pediatric Crohn’s Disease
*Julie Monteagudo1, *Hans M Huber2, *Catherine M Dickinson2, *Jason Shapiro2, Francois I Luks2
1Hasbro Children's Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI; 2Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
10:00 AM
^Brief 9. The Impact of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Pathway on Patients Undergoing Surgery for Soft Tissue Sarcoma (STS).
*Heather Lyu, *Lily Saadat, Monica Bertagnolli, *Jiping Wang, *Elizabeth Baldini, *Matthias Stopfukuchen-Evans, Ronald Bleday, Chandrajit Raut
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
10:05 AM
^Brief 10. The Effectiveness of an Intervention to Decrease Postoperative Opiate Prescriptions
*Lee Ranstrom, David P Mooney
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
COFFEE BREAK: Visit Exhibits & Posters
Viger A-C (Lower Lobby)
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
PANEL: DEBATE SERIES
Salle De Bal Ballroom
Moderator: Christina V. Angeles

DEBATE 1: Antibiotics vs Surgery for Acute Appendicitis
Faculty:
Antibiotics: Thomas F. Tracy, Jr.
Surgery: David P. Mooney

DEBATE 2: Extent of Surgery for Well Differentiated Thyroid Cancers < 4 cm in Diameter
Faculty:
Lobectomy: Gerard M. Doherty
Total Thyroidectomy: Meredith J. Sorensen

DEBATE 3: Risks of Long Term Opioid Use after Post-Operative Opioid Prescriptions
Faculty:
Low Risk: Richard J. Barth
Significant Risk: Jennifer Waljee
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
NAVIGATING YOUR FINANCIAL FUTURE: A GUIDE FOR TRAINEES AND JUNIOR FACULTY
Salle De Bal Ballroom
Faculty: Evan P. Welch
Sponsored by the GME Committee

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2019
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Registration
Ballroom Foyer (Lower Lobby)
7:00 am - 10:30 am
Speaker Ready Area
Ballroom Foyer (Lower Lobby)
7:00 am – 10:00 am
Exhibit Hall Hours
Viger A-C (Lower Lobby)
7:00 am – 8:00 am
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Viger A-C (Lower Lobby)
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING (Members Only)
Salle De Bal Ballroom
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM
SCIENTIFIC SESSION V
Podium papers (8-minute presentation/5-minute discussion).
Brief papers (3-minute presentation/2-minute discussion).
Salle De Bal Ballroom (Lower Lobby)
Co-Moderators: Timothy C. Counihan, Catherine A. Schneider
8:15 AM
23. The Design and Impact of a Novel Surgery-Specific Second Victim Peer Support Program
Majed El Hechi1, *Jordan Bohnen1, *Maggie Westfal1, *Kelsey Han1, *Christy Cauley2, *Cameron Wright1, *John Schulz1, *Keith Lillemoe1, Haytham Kaafarani1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
8:28 AM
24. Oral Water Soluble Contrast Challenge Does Not Affect Outcome in Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction
*Gustavo Bauza1, *Elizabeth Yates1, Frederick H Millham2
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2South Shore Hospital, Weymouth, MA
8:41 AM
25. 57% Decline in Rhode Island Invasive Breast Cancer Mortality Between 1987 and 2017: Mammography Predominates in Preventing Mortality
Blake Cady, John Fulton
Rhode Island Cancer Registry, Department of Public Health, Providence, RI
8:54 AM
#26. Overdue for #MeToo - The Prevalence of Sexual Harassment in Surgery in the United States
Jacqueline J Wu1, *Aditi Kapil1, Susan Kartiko1, *Jeffry Nahmias2, *Elan Jeremitsky3
1Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA; 2University of California at Irvine, Orange, CA; 3Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville, PA
9:10 AM
Brief 11. Opioid Prescription and Use Patterns Following Two Common Acute Care Surgery Procedures: Is Less More?
*Mayo H. Fujii1, Ajai K. Malhotra1, *Ethan Jones1, *Thomas P. Ahern2, *Loic Fabricant1, *Christos Colovos1
1University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT; 2University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
9:15 AM
Brief 12. Long-Term Outcomes of an Intensive, Pre-OperativeTobacco Cessation Program for Lung Resection
Joseph D Phillips, *Kayla A Fay, *Alexandra Fannin, *Timothy M Millington, *Rian M Hasson, *David J Finley
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
9:20 AM - 10:05 AM
35th ANNUAL SAMUEL JASON MIXTER LECTURE
Salle De Bal Ballroom
Good Judgment Comes from Experience: Building a Learning Healthcare System
Monica M. Bertagnolli, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
10:05 AM - 11:00 AM
PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Salle De Bal Ballroom
10:05 AM
Introduction of the President
David E. Clark
10:10 AM
Profiles of Surgical Entrepreneurs
Richard J. Barth, Jr.
11:00 AM
ADJOURN

* NESS Non-Members
+ RPE Award Eligible
^ Brief Report Award Eligible
# New Member Prize Eligible



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