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2021 Posters

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P2.
Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, associated epidemiological factors and antibody kinetics among healthcare workers in Connecticut
Pavlos Papasavas1, *Sope Olugbile2, *Ulysses Wu3, *Kenneth Robinson4, *Amity Roberts5, *David O'Sullivan6, *Tara McLaughlin1, *Jeff Mather6, *Adam Steinberg7, Rocco Orlando7, *Ajay Kumar8
1Surgery, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, 2Cancer Institute, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, 3Administration, Hartford Healthcare, Hartford, CT, 4Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, 5Clinical Laboratory Services, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, 6Research Program, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, 7Medical Affairs, Hartford Healthcare, Hartford, CT, 8Clinical Affairs, Hartford Healthcare, Hartford, CT
P3.
Occult Traumatic Pneumothorax: Is Routine Follow Up Chest X-ray Necessary?
Bishwajit Bhattacharya, Kevin Schuster, *Rick O'Connor, Robert Becher, Kimberly A. Davis, Adrian A. Maung
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P4.
Besieged in the Bronx: Lessons from an In-Hospital Mass Casualty. Report of a single institution's response to the largest mass casualty event in a hospital in the history of the United States.
*Kristen Bridges-Tran1, *Pratibha Vemulapalli4, *Allen Deborah2, *Bentley John3, Brian Gilchrist1
1Surgery, Richmond University Medical Center, Staten Island, NY 2Orthopedic Surgery, Bronxcare, Bronx, NY, 3Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY, 4Surgery, Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
P5.
Human Myeloid Cell Infiltration in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Is Increased in FLT3 Ligand Knockout Humanized Mice
*Hannah Buettner1, *Jane Chuprin2, *Michael Brehm2, Giles Whalen1
1Surgery, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA, 2Department of Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
P6.
Examining the impact of COVID-19 visitor restrictions and communication modalities on family member satisfaction in the surgical intensive care unit
*Tessa Cattermole1, *Emma Dunne2, *Thomas Ahern1, Ajai Malhotra1, *Larson Erb1
1Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 2Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
P7.
Impact of a covid free pathway on the outcomes of Living donor transplants
*SUMAN BHUSHAN KOGANTI, *Yee Lee Cheah, *Caroline J. Simon, *Miguel E. Tobon, *Edward Walshe, *Frederic Gordon, *Mohamed Akoad
HPB and Abdominal Transplantation, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA
P8.
Merkel Cell Carcinoma: Characteristics Associated with Recurrence Free Survival and Improved Overall Survival at a Single Institution
Andrew C. Esposito1, *Daniel Jacobs2, Stephan Ariyan3, *Anjela Galan4, *Harriet Kluger5, James Clune3, *Sarah Weiss5, *Thuy Tran5, Kelly Olino1
1Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, 2Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 3Department of Surgery Division of Plastic Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 4Department of Dermatology and Pathology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 5Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P9.
Duodenal switch and single anastomosis duodeno-ileal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity: a single institution experience
Piyush Gupta, *Brett Baker, *Tiare Pimentel, *Sara Tortorici, Dmitry Nepomnayshy, *Heather Ford, Thomas Schnelldorfer, Reuben Shin, David M. Brams
General Surgery, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA
P10.
Single vs Three Port Laparoscopic Appendectomy for Pediatric Acute Appendicitis
Max D. Hazeltine, *Brittany Dacier, Michael P. Hirsh, Jeremy T. Aidlen, Muriel A. Cleary
Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
P11.
Sleeve Gastrectomy and GERD
*Jeremiah Hyslip, *Thuy Duong Doan, *Nicole Cherng, Richard Perugini
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
P12.
Medicaid and Age Extremes Are Risk Factors for Readmission for Diverticulitis: A Retrospective Review of a Large Hospital System
*Gary Jain, *Daniel Ricaurte, *Lindsay Lynch, *Quian Callender, Rocco Orlando, Jonathan D. Gates, *Oscar Serrano, *Jane Keating
Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
P13.
Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome in Trauma Patients: A Trauma Quality Programs Study
*Tyler Jones, Bishwajit Bhattacharya, Kevin Schuster, Robert Becher, *Lisa Kodadek, Kimberly A. Davis, Adrian A. Maung
Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P14.
Effect of COVID-19 On General Surgery Residency Education: A Retrospective Analysis of Resident Performance and Resource Utilization
*Andrew Kemerley1, Brian Shames1, *Janice Hutchison1, *Ilene Staff2, *Bret Schipper1, 3, *Alfred Croteau1,3, *Oscar K. Serrano1,3
1Department of Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, 2Hartford HealthCare Research Administration, Hartford, CT, 3Department of Surgery, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
P15.
Intersectionality of Demographics and Surgical Oncology: Influence of Insurance, Race, and Rurality on Lung and Colorectal Cancer Care
*Mary M. Leech2, *Julie Weiss3, *Chad Markey2, Andrew Loehrer1
1Department of Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 2Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, 3Department of Biomedical Data Science, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon, NH
P16.
Institutional Variation in Gastrostomy Tube Placement after Duodenal Atresia Repair in Children with Trisomy 21
Nathan L. Maassel1, *Mary Elizabeth Guerra1, Daniel Solomon2, David Stitelman2
1Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P17.
Timing of Tracheostomy in Neonates with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation
Nathan L. Maassel1, *Kiley Trott2, Michael Caty3, Daniel Solomon3
1Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2Department of Surgery, Otolaryngology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 3Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P18.
Laparoscopic splenectomy prior to stem cell transplant for myelofibrosis with myeloid metaplasia may improve long-term survival
*Emily E. Mackey, Richard Perugini
Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA
P19.
Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy for the treatment of non-achalasia esophageal dysmotility disorders: Experience from a single high-volume center
*Timothy J. Morley1, *Matthew F. Mikulski1, *Matthew Rade1, *Jean Chalhoub2, *David Desilets2, John Romanelli1
1Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, 2Gastroenterology, University of Massachusetts Medical School Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
P20.
Moving the Needle in Pancreatic Cancer: The Impact of Modern Treatment Paradigm on Survival
*Abdimajid Mohamed1, Timothy Fitzgerald1, Dougald Macgillivray2, *Cynthia Hayward3
1Surgical Oncology, Tufts University School Of Medicine/Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, United States, 2Endocrine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, 3Oncology, Maine Medical Center, Scarborough, ME
P21.
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Breast Cancer Presentation and Treatment Recommendations: A Multi-Hospital Health System Experience
*Shiva Niakan, *Jesse Casaubon, *Aixa M. Perez Caraballlo, *Danielle Lipoff, Holly Mason
Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
P22.
The effects of total neoadjuvant therapy compared with traditional therapy in rectal cancer.
*Yasmeen Z. Qwaider1, *Swati Sonal1, *Chloe Boudreau1, *Robert Goldstone1, Rocco Ricciardi1, Liliana G. Bordeianou1, Hiroko Kunitake1, David L. Berger1
1General/Gastrointestinal Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, New Dehli, India
P23.
Impact of Education Level on Patient Perception of Surgical Weight Loss Postoperative Support Needs: A Qualitative Analysis
*Rachel J. Reindorf1, *Sara Tortorici2, David M. Brams2
1Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2Division of General Surgery, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA
P24.
The effect of COVID-19 on the severity of acute appendicitis: our annual experience
*Elizabeth Santone, *Francesca Izzo, *Karina Lo, *Aixa M. Perez Coulter, *Georgios Orthopoulos
Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
P25.
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Increases Paracrine Expression and Survivability of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells
*Daniel C. Sasson, *Kaiti Duan, *Biraja C. Dash, *Henry C. Hsia
Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
P26.
The impact of a multidisciplinary COVID-19 testing protocol on surgical volume: the Hartford Healthcare experience.
*Bret Schipper, *Oscar Serrano, Pavlos Papasavas, *Mitch McClure, *Ajay Kumar, jeffrey Cohen, Steven Shichman, Rekha Singh, william Sardella, Rocco Orlando
University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
P27.
Impact of modified geriatric trauma activation criteria at a Level 1 Trauma Center on patient outcomes, a Retrospective Cohort Study
*Margaret Siu, Reginald Alouidor, *Sandy Roh, *Aixa M. Perez Coulter
Surgery, Baystate Medical Center-UMASS Medical School, Springfield, MA
P28.
Association between PCOS and Pilonidal Disease among Adolescent Girls
*Naomi Adjei, *Nicholas Yung, *Gwendolyn Towers, Daniel Solomon, *Alla Vash-Margita
Yale New Haven Hospital, Northford, CT
P29.
Efficacy and satisfaction of postoperative asynchronous TeleHealth compared to in-person visits following colorectal surgery
Catherine C. Beauharnais1, *Susanna S. Hill2, *Jennifer S. Davids1, *Paul R. Sturrock1, *Karim Alavi1, Justin A. Maykel1
1Colorectal Surgery, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA, 2Surgery, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
P30.
Evaluating 30-Day Readmission Rates after Ileostomy Reversal
Catherine C. Beauharnais1, *Nicholas M. Sweeney2, *Jennifer S. Davids1, *Karim Alavi1, Justin A. Maykel1, *Paul R. Sturrock1
1Colorectal Surgery, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 2Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
P31.
Physical activity before and after sleeve gastrectomy surgery and relationship to one year weight loss
*Richard Seip, *Erika Renkl, *Gabrielle Eustache, Darren Tishler, *Tara McLaughlin, *Diana King, *Godfrey Pearlson, *Devika Umashanker, *Marinka Koenis, Pavlos Papasavas
Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
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* NESS Non-Members