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2008 Program and Abstracts

MCACS 55th Annual Meeting, Joint Meeting with the Massachusetts Society of Otolaringology, December 6, 2008, Westin Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts

7:00 a.m.   Registration

Exhibits Open – Continental Breakfast
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.   Young Surgeons/Residents Breakfast
7:30 – 8:00 a.m.   Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology (MSO) Business Meeting Breakfast
(MSO Members Only)
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.   Commission on Cancer Breakfast - By Invitation Only
8:00 – 8:05 a.m.   Welcome and Opening Remarks
David B. McAneny, MD, President (MCACS)
8:05 – 9:05 a.m.   Resident Research Paper Competition
    1. Duration of Antibiotics in Facial Fractures Does Not Predict Infection
Lejla Hadzikadic, MD, Emily Van-Heukelom, DMD, Jack Thigpen III, DMD, Suresh Agarwal, MD, Pushkar Mehra, DMD, Peter A Burke, MD, and Erwin Hirsch, MD;
Boston University Medical Center- Department of Surgery, Boston, MA


2. Photoangiolytic Treatment of Early Glottic Cancer
Aaron Friedman, MD, Steven M. Zeitels, MD, FACS, James A. Burns, MD, FACS, Gerrardo Lopez-Guerra, MD, Matthew J. Lutch, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital;
Boston, MA


3. Sternal Repair with Bone Grafts Engineered from Amniotic Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Shaun A. Steigman, MD, Azra Ahmed, BS, Rabie M. Shanti, BS, Rocky S. Tuan, PhD, Clarissa Valim, MD, PhD, Dario O. Fauza, MD
Department of Surgery, Children’s Hospital; Boston, MA


4. Fulminant Clostridium difficile colitis: Patterns of care and predictors of mortality.
Elizabeth Sailhammer, MD, Katherine Carson, BS,, Yuchiao Chang, PhD, Nikolaos Zacharias, MD, Marc A. DeMoya, MD, George C. Velmahos, MD;
Massachusetts General Hospital- Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma , Boston, MA


5. Terrorism-Related Thoracic Trauma is Serious, Complex and Costly: Lessons from the Israeli Experience
David Odell, MD, Malcolm M DeCamp, MD, James Hurst, MD, Sidhu Gangadharan, MD, Kobi Peleg, MD, Robert L Berger, MD;
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Surgery, Boston, MA


6. Prospective matched-pair comparison of outcome in breast cancer patients with and without Paget’s disease of the breast.
Sonia Ortiz-Pagan, S. Narayan, S. Crawford, R. Quinlan, A. Larkin, A. Kahn, A. Layeequr R. Rahman, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center;
Worcester, MA
9:05 – 9:35 a.m.   Surgical Science Talk I

Scharukh Jalisi, MD, FACS
"Robotic Applications in Head and Neck Surgery"
9:35 – 10:00 a.m.   Coffee Break - Visit Exhibits
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.  
Guest Speaker: Gerald B. Healy, MD, FACS
"Lessons from a Year as ACS President"
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.   Surgical Science Talk II

John Frangioni, MD, PHD
"Image-Guided Surgery using Invisible Light with the FLARE System: First-in-Human Studies in Breast Cancer Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping"
11:00 – 11:20 a.m.   Coffee Break - Visit Exhibits
11:20 – 12:00 p.m.  
Guest Speaker: Anna M. Pou, MD
"Disaster Medicine: Medical, Ethical and Legal Challenges"
12:00 – 12:45 p.m.  
Guest Speaker: Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS
"The American College of Surgeons: From My Perspective"
12:45 – 1:00 p.m.   MCACS Annual Business Meeting
(MCACS Members Only)
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.   Luncheon

Guest Speaker: Robert Beazley, MD
"Dr. Mary E Walker: A Surgeon Ahead of Her Time"


Announcement of Posters of Distinction and Resident Essay Competition Winners

Introduction of Chapter Regents & Governors

Question & Answer Discussion Period
2:00 p.m.   Meeting Adjourns
 
POSTERS   P1. Surgical Resection Versus Palliative Chemoradiotherapy for the Management of Pancreatic Cancer with Local Venous Invasion: A Decision Analysis
Michael A. Abramson, MD, Edward W. Swanson, BA, Edward E. Whang, MD
Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Boston, MA


P2. Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A National Survey
Edward Arous, BS, Theodore P. Mc Dade, MD, Joshua S. Hill, MD, Giles F. Whalen, MD, Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, MPH, University of Massachusetts
Medical School- Surgical Outcomes & Analysis Research; Worcester, MA


P3. Image Guided, Endoscopic Repair of CSF Rhinorrhea Using a Superiorly Based, Middle Turbinate Rotational Flap
Erik Berg, MD, Elie Rebeiz, MD, FACS
Tufts Medical Center- Department of Otolaryngology ; Boston, MA


P4. Long-term survival and recurrence are not adversely influenced by minimally invasive metastasectomy
Burt Bryan, MD, Santiago Ocejo, MD, Carlos M. Mery, MD, Marisa Cevasco, MD, David J. Sugarbaker, MD, Michael T. Jaklitsch, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital- Division of Thoracic Surgery; Boston, MA


P5. Intestinal alkaline phosphatase protects against TLR-mediated inflammation
Kathryn Chen, MD, Madhu Malo, MD, Golam Mostafa, MD, Sayeda Alam, MD, Sundaram Ramasamy, MD, Elizabeth Hohmann, MD, Richard Hodin, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital- Department of Gastrointestinal Research; Boston, MA


P6. Frontoethmoidectomy: Its role in the treatment of complicated Frontoethmoid Rhinosinusitis
Urmen Desai, MD MPH, William A. Numa, MD Elie E. Rebeiz
Tufts Medical Center- Department of Otolaryngology; Boston, MA


P7. Outcome of Patients with Abnormal Upper Tract Cytology and Negative Initial Work Up
Rian Dickstein, MD, Beth A. Belletete, MD, Errol H. Baker, PhD, Mike B. Siroky, MD
Boston Medical Center- Department of Urology; Boston, MA


P8. Tumor-Targeted Delivery of TRAIL Using Salmonella typhimurium Enhances Breast Cancer Survival
Sabha Ganai, MD, PhD, Richard B. Arenas, MD, FACS, Neil S. Forbes, PhD
Baystate Medical Center; Springfield, MA


P9. The Return of General Surgery: A Meaningful Operative and Financial Model for the Future of Trauma Surgery
Lejla Hadzikadic, MS, MD, Suresh Agarwal, MD, Peter A. Burke, MD, A. Glantz, MD, J. Becker, MD, E. Hirsch, MD
Boston University Medical Center; Boston, MA


P10. Treatment Options for Graves’ Disease; A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
In Haejin, MD, MBA, Elizabeth N. Pearce, MD, MSc, Arthur K. Wong, MBA, MSc, James F. Burgess, Jr., PhD, David B. McAneny, MD, FACS, Jennifer E. Rosen, MD, FACS
Boston Medical Center; Boston, MA


P11. Hepatocyte levels of Transducer of ErbB 2.1 (Tob1) determine the rate of liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy
Karen Ho, Nhue Do, Hasan Otu, Martin J. Dib, Ernest Terwiliger, Seth J. Karp
Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Boston, MA


P12. Normative Soft Palate Dimensions: Correlation with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
William Innis, MD, Jeffrey H. Spiegel, MD, FACS, Osamu Sakai, PhD
Boston Medical Center- Department of Otolaryngology


P13. What is a Trigger Tool to a Surgeon: Designing Trigger Tools for Surveillance of Adverse Events in Amublatory Surgery
Haytham Kaafarani, MD, MPH, Amy K.Rosen, PhD, Jonathan Nebeker, MD, MS, Stephanie Shimada, PhD, Peter Rivard, PhD, MHSA, Hillary Mull, MPP, Brenna Long, MS, Marlena H. Shin, JD, MPH, Lucy Savitz , PhD, Kamal M.F. Itani, MD
VA Boston Healthcare System- Department of Surgery, Center for Health, Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research; Boston, MA


P14. Trauma Education in a State of Emergency: An Audit of the Curriculum at a Northeastern Medical School
Avi Lebenthal, MD, Stephen D. Waterford, MS, Jonathan D. Gates, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital- Division of Trauma and Burns; Boston, MA


P15. How many surgical procedures will Americans experience in an average lifetime?: Evidence from three states
Peter Lee, Scott Regenbogen, Atul A. Gawande
Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center; Boston, MA


P16. National outcomes after open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms with visceral or renal bypass.
Michelle Martin, MD, Kristina A Giles, MD, Frank Pomposelli, MD, Allen D. Hamdan, MD, Mark C. Wyers, MD, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Department of Vascular Surgery Research; Boston, MA


P17. MARCKS Silencing Inhibits Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation and Neointimal Formation in Human Saphenous Vein
Michelle Martin, Nicholas D. Andersen, MD, Thomas S. Monahan, MD, Junaid Y. Malek, MD, Christiane Ferran, MD, PhD, Frank W. LoGerfo, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Department of Vascular Surgery Research, Boston, MA


P18. Inhibition of Intra-abdominal Adhesion Formation in a Rabbit Model with the Angiogenesis Inhibitor Sunitinib
Jonathon Meisel, Hau D. Le, MD, Vincent E. de Meijer, MD, MSc
Children’s Hospital Boston; Boston, MA


P19. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia in Neonates: A Single Institution’s Outcomes
Grace Nicksa, MD, Jay M. Wilson, MD, Terry L. Buchmiller, MD
Children’s Hospital Boston; Boston, MA


P20. The Creation of an Ovine Complete Obstructive Uropathy Model in Male and Female Fetuses
Grace Nicksa, MD, Dario O. Fauza, MD, Shaun Steigman, MD, Dave C. Yu, MD, Carol E. Barnewolt, MD, Terry L. Buchmiller, MD
Children’s Hospital Boston; Boston, MA


P21. The role of esophagoscopy and imaging in the detection of second esophageal primary carcinomas in mucosal head and neck malignancy.
Anish Parek, MD,Arnold Lee, MD, Elie Rebeiz, MD
Tufts Medical Center- Department of Otolaryngology; Boston, MA


P22. Endoscopic Excision of Clival Based Lesions
Aric Park, Elie E. Rebeiz, MD, Carl Heilman, MD
Tufts Medical Center- Department of Otolaryngology, Boston, MA


P23. Poly (Glycerol Sebacate) Film Prevents Formation of Viscero-Parietal Peritoneal Adhesions
Howard Pryor II, MD, Elisabeth O’ Doherty, David Hoganson, MD, Alison Hart, Peter Masiakos, MD, Cathryn Sundback, ScD
Massachusetts General Hospital; Boston, MA


P24. Treatment with Deflux® for Refluxing Duplex Systems
Connie J. Rossini, MD, Richard A. Courtney MD, FAAP, FACS, David B. Tashjian MD, FAAP, Kevin P. Moriarty MD, FAAP, FACS
Baystate Medical Center; Springfield, MA


P25. The Incidental Asymptomatic Pancreatic Lesion:Nuisance or Threat?
Teviah Sachs, MD, Wande B. Pratt, MD, MPH, Mark P. Callery, MD, Charles M. Vollmer, Jr, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Boston, MA


P26. Pharmacologic resuscitation: Cell protective mechanisms of histone deacetylase inhibition in lethal hemorrhagic shock
Elizabeth Sailhammer, MD, MMSc, M. Umar Butt, MD, Yongqing Li, MD, PhD, Nikolaos Zacharias, MD, George C. Velmahos, MD, Hasan B. Alam, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital- Division of Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care; Boston, MA


P27. Histone Deacetylase Inhibition: A novel treatment for lethal septic shock
Elizabeth Sailhammer, MD, MMSc, Yongqing Li, MD, PhD, Baoling Liu, MD, H. Zhao, PhD, George C. Velmahos, MD, Hasan B. Alam, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital- Division of Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care; Boston, MA


P28. Nerve Crafting in the Upper Extremity Dressing
Harilaos Sakellarides, MD
Boston University School of Medicine- Department of Orthopedic/Hand Surgery; Boston, MA


P29. A Hitherto Missed Piece of the Fetal Wound Healing Puzzle: Amniotic Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Shaun A. Steigman, MD, Avery Ching, MD, Azra Ahmed, BS, Melissa J. Hayward, MD, Meghna Misra, MD, Michael J. Giuffrida, MD, Taturo Udagawa, PhD, Dario O. Fauza, MD
Department of Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston; Boston, MA


P30. Repetitive Gastric Aspiration Leads to Augmented Indirect Allorecognition after Lung Transplantation in Miniature Swine
Gregory Veillete, MD, Andrew J. Meltzer, MD, Matthew J. Weiss, MD, Bruce R. Rosengard, MD, Joren C. Madsen, MD, D.Phil, James S. Allan, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital; Boston, MA


P31. Surgical Resident Performance on a Virtual Reality Simulator Correlates with Operating Room Performance
Eyad Wohaibi, Ronald W. Bush, BS, David B. Earle MD, FACS, Neal E. Seymour MD, FACS
Baystate Medical Center; Springfield, MA


P32. Demonstration of increasing laparoscopic clinical skill over time: Use of a new network based resident assessment tool.
Eyad Wohaibi, David W. Lin MD, David B. Earle MD, FACS, Neal E. Seymour, MD, FACS
Baystate Medical Center; Springfield, MA


P33. Relationship between plasma citrulline concentration and progression to parenteral nutrition independence in children with short bowel syndrome
Shimae Fitzgibbons, Y. Avery Ching, Clarissa Valim, Julie Iglesias, Christopher Duggan, Tom Jaksic
Children’s Hospital; Boston, MA


P34. Admission Volume As a Determinant of Outcome For Patients With Acute Pancreatitis
Anand Singla, MD, Jessica P Simons, MD, Sing Chau Ng, MS, James Hart, Jennifer F Tseng, MD MPH, Shimul A Shah, MD
UMass Medical School; Worcester, MA


 

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