Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Preliminary Program

Program and Abstracts | Posters

ąP1. Leveraging the NSQIP Data Capture to Analyze Opioid Consumption Among Surgical Patients: A Pilot Study
Kortney Robinson MD1, Mary Beth Cotter1, Mary Ward1, Gabriel Brat MD, MPH1,2
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA; 2Department of Bioinformatics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
ąP2. Malpractice Claims After Cholecystectomy: What Factors are Associated with Plaintiff Payout?
Rajshri Mainthia, MD1, Jordan Bloom, MD, MPH1, Keith Lillemoe, MD1, Elizabeth Mort, MD, MPH2
1Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; 2Lawrence Center for Quality and Safety, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
ąP3. Ex-situ Hepatic Transection with use of Electrocautery
Katharine Bittner1, Maria Carmen Mora1, Kyle Douglas1, Kaitlyn Wong1, Kevin P. Moriarty2, David B. Tashjian2, Michael V. Tirabassi2
1Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA; 2Baystate Children's Hospital, Springfield, MA, USA
ąP4. Pioglitazone Reduces Hepatocellular Neoplasia in a Rat Model of Cirrhosis
Shen Li, Sarani Ghoshal, Gunisha Arora, Derek J. Erstad, Mozhdeh Sojoodi, Michael Lanuti, Kenneth K. Tanabe, Bryan C. Fuchs
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
ąP5. Inflammatory Properties of Ileal Fluid from Patients with IBD
Florian Kuehn, Yang Liu, Enyu Liu, Robin Vasan, Fatemeh Adiliaghdam, Juan M. Ramirez, Matthew Farber, Alexander R. Munoz, Sulaiman R. Hamarneh, Richard A. Hodin
Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
ąP6. Early Improvement of Type 2 Diabetes Following Sleeve Gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Keyvan Heshmati, Carli Carbone, Paul Sheils, Eleanor Rudge, David Harris, Nicolas Levergood, Ashley Vernon, Malcolm Robinson, Scott Shikora, Ali Tavakkoli, Eric Sheu
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
ąP7. Advanced Treatment of Submassive Pulmonary Embolism by a Multidisciplinary Response Team
Sameer A. Hirji, MD1, Ahmed A. Kolkailah, MD1, Gregory Piazza, MD, MS2, Julius I. Ejiofor, MD, MPH1, Aaron B. Waxman, MD, PHD3, Fernando Ramirez Del Val, MD, MPH1, Jiyae Lee, BS1, Siobhan McGurk, BS1, James M. McCabe, MD4, Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD2, Sary F. Aranki, MD1, Prem S. Shekar, MD1, Piotr Sobieszczyk, MD2, Tsuyoshi Kaneko, MD1.
1Division of Cardiac Surgery; 2Division of Cardiovascular Medicine; 3Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; 4Division of Cardiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
ąP8. Effects of Hormone Therapy on Perioperative Outcomes of Abdominal Based Perforator Free Flap
Bao Ngoc N. Tran, MD, Qing Z. Ruan, MD, Justin B. Cohen, MD, MHS Parisa Kamali, MD, Andres Doval, MD, Dhruv Singhal, MD, Samuel J. Lin, MD, Bernard T. Lee, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS
Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
ąP9. Long-term Outcomes of Liver Transplantation for Hepatoblastoma: A Single-Center 14-year Experience.
Gabriel Ramos-Gonzalez MD1, Michael LaQuaglia MD1, Allison F. O'Neill MD2,3, Scott Elisofon MD4, David Zurakowski PhD1,5, Heung Bae Kim MD1, Khashayar Vakili MD1
1Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; 2Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA; 3Department of Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; 4Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; 5Department of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
ąP10. RYGB and SG Induce Conserved Small Intestinal Cytokine Signatures Associated with Diabetes
Renuka Subramaniam DVM,PhD, Hina Y Bhutta MD, Hassan Aliakbarian MD, Eleanor Rudge MD, David Harris MD, Ali Tavakkoli MD, Eric G Sheu MD, PhD
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
P11. Novel Surgery Resident Education Management Platform Improves Case Logging
Ruchi Thanawala, MD, MS; Jonathan Jesneck, PhD; Gladys Fernandez, MD; Neal E. Seymour, MD, FACS
University of Massachusetts/Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
P12. Neurectomy for Anterior Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment Syndrome in Children
Lindsey B Armstrong MD1, Pradeep Dinakar MD2, David P Mooney MD MPH1
1Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA; 2Department of Anesthesiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA
P13. Readmission Risk Following Colorectal Surgery: Impact of Non-home Discharge Disposition
Chau M. Hoang MD1, Jennifer S. Davids MD1, Julie M. Flahive MS2, Paul R. Sturrock MD1, Justin A. Maykel MD1, Karim Alavi MD MPH1
1Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA; 2Center for Outcomes Research, UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
P14. Gastrointestinal Perforations: Examining the Overlooked Unintentional Consequences of Our Nation's Epidemic
Vijaya T. Daniel1, Stacy Sanders1, Didem Ayturk2, Doyle Ward3, Beth McCormick3, Heena P. Santry1,4
1Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA; 2Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA; 3Center for Microbiome Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA; 4Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
P15. Intestinal Glucose and Lipid Metabolism are Altered in Gastric Bypass Mediated Type 2 Diabetes Resolution
Renuka Subramaniam DVM, PhD, Hina Y Bhutta MD, Stanley Ashley MD, Eric G Sheu MD, PhD, Ali Tavakkoli MD
Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
P16. Insulin Cessation Rates and Glycemic Control Following Sleeve Gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypa
Paul Sheils, Keyvan Heshmati, Carli Carbone, David Harris, Eric Sheu, Ali Tavakkoli
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
P17. Transverse Colectomy Versus Extended Right or Left Colectomy for Mid-Transverse Colon Cancer
Lieve G.J. Leijssen, Anne M. Dinaux, Ramzi Amri, Hiroko Kunitake, Liliana G. Bordeianou, David L. Berger Division
Department of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA
P18. Surgical Treatment of Gynecomastia Improves Quality of Life in Adolescents
Laura C. Nuzzi, BA, Joseph M. Firriolo, MD, Carolyn M. Pike, MPH, Arin K. Greene, MD, MMSc, Brian I. Labow, MD
Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery and Adolescent Breast Clinic, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
P19. A 5 Year Analysis of a Hospital-Based Violence Recovery Program
Elizabeth A Bryant, Manuel Castillo-Angeles, Deepika Nehra, Marta Chadwick, Ramsis Ramsis, Leo Andrew Benedict, Reza Askari, Ali Salim
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
P20. Emergency Presentations for Colorectal Cancer 2008-2013: Factors Associated with In-hospital Mortality
Yasmin Zerhouni, MD1, Nelya Melnitchouk, MD MSc1, Eric B. Schneider, PhD2
1Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; 2Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
P21. The Gut-Liver Axis: The Source of Inflammation in Acute and Chronic Diseases
Fatemeh Adiliaghdam, Florian Kuehn, Juan M. Ramirez, Robin Vasan, Enyu Liu, Yang Liu, Richard A. Hodin
Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
P22. Does OSA Affect Perioperative Complications? A Retrospective Study Using a Modified NSQIP Database
Mohamad Abdulhai, Alhasan Sedeeq, Dmitry Nepomnayshy
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA, USA
P23. Pre-operative Carbohydrate Loading in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocols is Safe in Type II Diabetics
Stephanie D. Talutis1, Su Yeon Lee1, Daniel Cheng2, Pamela Rosenkranz1, Sara M. Alexanian1, David McAneny1
1Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA; 2University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, USA
P24. Literacy Analysis of National Comprehensive Cancer Network Patient Guidelines
Bao Ngoc N. Tran, MD1,Qing Z. Ruan, MD1,Sherise Epstein, BS2,Joseph A. Ricci, MD1,Rima E. Rudd, ScD2,Bernard T. Lee, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS1
1Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; 2Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
P25. National Outcomes of Flap Coverage for Pressure Ulcers Using ACS-NSQIP
Bao Ngoc N. Tran MD, Austin D. Chen, Parisa Kamali MD, Dhruv Singhal MD, Bernard T. Lee, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS, Eugene Y. Fukudome, MD
Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
P26. The Profile of Blunt Traumatic Supratentorial Cranial Bleed Types
Aaron C. Shpiner1, Nikolay Bugaev2, Ron Riesenburger2, Isaac Ng1, Janice Breeze2, Sandy Arabian2, Reuven Rabinovici2
1Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA ; 2Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
P27. Converting Laparoscopic Surgery in Colon Cancer: No Greater Effect Than a Planned Open Approach.
Lieve G.J. Leijssen, Anne M. Dinaux, Hiroko Kunitake, Liliana G. Bordeianou, David L. Berger
Department of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
P28. DIEP Flaps in Women with Abdominal Scars: Complication Rates Between Different Abdominal Incisions
Andres F. Doval1, Lauren T. Daly1,2, Samuel J. Lin1, Adam Tobias1, Samandar Dowlatshahi1, Bernard T. Lee1
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA; 2Unversity of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, USA
P29. Feasibility and Impact of Follow-up Phone Calls After Colon and Rectal Surgery: A Single-Center Experience
Chau M. Hoang MD, Karim Alavi MD MPH, Paul R. Sturrock MD, Jennifer L. Guertin PA, Brett M. Baker MD MBA, David Meyer MD MS, Justin A. Maykel MD, Jennifer S. Davids MD
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
P30. Laparoscopic Surgery in Neonates Under Spinal Anesthesia: Our Initial Experience
Katharine Bittner1, Kaitlyn Wong1, Erica Kane1, Jennifer Friderici4, Donald Schwartz2, Gregory Banever3, David Tashjian3, Kevin Moriarty3, Michael Tirabassi3
1Baystate Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Springfield, MA, USA; 2Baystate Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Springfield, MA, USA; 3Baystate Children's Hospital, Springfield, MA, USA; 4Baystate Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Springfield, MA, USA
P31. The Use of Non-Autologous Skin Grafts in Adults and Pediatric Burn Patients: A National Study
Alexandra Bucknor1, Patrick Bletsis1, Austin Chen1, Anna Rose1, Winona Wu1, Masoud Malyar1, Sabine Egeler1, Salim Afshar2, Samuel Lin1
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA; 2Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
P32. Timing of Chemoprophylaxis Initiation in Trauma Patients Undergoing Spinal Fixation
Stacy B. Sanders, M.D., M.S., M.H.A, Heena P. Santry, M.D., M.S.
University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, USA
P33. Impact of Subtype and Location on Pathological Upstaging of Clinical T1b/T2N0 Esophageal Cancer
Mallika Gopal BS1, Praveen Sridhar MD2, Sowmya R Rao PhD2, Kei Suzuki3, Virginia Litle3, Hiran Fernando MD4
1Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA; 2Department of Surgery, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA; 3Division of Thoracic Surgery, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA, 4Thoracic Surgery, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Falls Church, VA, USA
P34. Trends and Disparities in Reconstruction for 39,476 Firearm Injuries in the Pediatric Population
Austin D. Chen1, Klaas Ultee1, Masoud Malyar1, Alexandra Bucknor1, Anmol S. Chattha1, Anna Rose Johnson1, Qing Zhao Ruan1, Salim Afshar2, Bernard T. Lee, MD1, Samuel J. Lin1
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA; 2Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
P35. National Outcomes of Sternal Rigid Plate Fixation from 2005-2015 Using American College of Surgeons
Bao Ngoc N. Tran MD, Austin D. Chen MD, Parisa Kamali MD, Dhruv Singhal MD,Bernard T. Lee, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS
Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
P36. Regional Trends in the Reconstruction of Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Defects
Sabine Egeler, MD, Anna Rose Johnson, MPH, Alexandra Bucknor MBBS, MSc, Austin Chen, BS, Anmol Chattha, BA, MPH, Samuel J. Lin, MD, MBA
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
P37. Flap Reconstruction in Head and Neck Cancer: Age-Dependent Comparison and Trends Over Time
Sabine Egeler, MD, Anna Rose Johnson, MPH, Alexandra Bucknor MBBS, MSc, Austin Chen, BS Anmol Chattha, BA, MPH, Samuel J. Lin, MD, MBA
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
P38. National Outcomes of Indocyanine Green Use for Immediate Breast Reconstruction
Austin D. Chen, Alexandra Bucknor, Qing Zhao Ruan, Anmol S. Chattha, Harry Salinas, Masoud Malyar, Anna Rose Johnson, Winona Wu, Bernard T. Lee, Samuel J. Lin
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
P39. WITHDRAWN
P40. Myth of Delayed Pneumothorax after Scapula Fracture: Scapula Fracture Alone Does Not Raise Morbidity
Stephanie D. Talutis1, Kevin Arndt1, Rainjade Chung1, Gustavo Bauza2, Tejal S. Brahmbhatt1, Tracey Dechert1
1Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA; 2Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.
P41. Psychosocial Benefits of Mastectomy and Chest Wall Reconstruction Among Transgender Patients
Alexandra Bucknor, Maria Semnack, Sherise Epstein, Renata Flecha-Hirsch, Parisa Kamali, Winona Wu, Samuel Lin, Adam Tobias
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
P42. Post-Mastectomy Chest Reconstruction in Male Breast Cancer Patients: A National Inpatient Sample Dat
Alexandra Bucknor, Renata Flecha-Hirsch, Austin Chen, Anmol Chattha, Sabine Egeler, Winona Wu, Samuel Lin
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston MA, USA
P43. Weighted Abdominal Traction for Assistance in Abdominal Closure: A Case Report of Two Patients
Wendy Jo Svetanoff,Charles Jason Smithers, Thomas Hamilton, Russell Jennings
Boston Children's Hospital Department of Surgery, Boston, MA, USA
P44. Anisotropic Hydrostatic Intraluminal Esophageal Stretch: Prototype Fabrication and Initial Safety T
Christopher D Graham, MD1, Hester F Shieh, MD1, Mustafa Karabas, MS2, David Zurakowski, PhD1,Anne Hansen, MD1, MPH; Dario O Fauza, MD, PhD1
1Departments of Surgery and Neonatology, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School; 2Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University
P45. Changes in Breast Cancer Characteristics Associated with Bariatric Surgery
Keyvan Heshmati1, David Harris1, Elisha Pranckevicius1, Ali Ardestani1, Jennifer Ligibel2, Mehra Golshan1, Bernard Rosner3, Ali Tavakkoli1, Eric Sheu1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; 2Dana-Farber Institute, Boston, MA, USA; 3Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
P46. Evolution of Practice to Minimize Hepatic Artery Thrombosis After Pediatric Liver Transplantation
Stephanie Kim MD, Gabriel Ramos-Gonzalez MD, Heung Bae Kim MD, Khashayar Vakili MD
Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
P47. Unplanned Reoperation in Patients Undergoing LAR or APR for Rectal Cancer
Lily V. Saadat, MD, Adam C. Fields, MD, Heather Lyu, MD, Richard D. Urman, MD, MBA, Edward E. Whang, MD, Joel Goldberg, MD, MPH, Ronald Bleday, MD, Nelya Melnitchouk, MD, MSc
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
P48. Is There a Weekend Effect in Orbital Fracture Management?
Austin D. Chen, Anmol S. Chattha, Alexandra Bucknor, Masoud Malyar, Anna Rose Johnson, Bernard T. Lee, Samuel J. Lin
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
P49. The NSQIP 30-Day Challenge: Reliability of Outcomes Reporting in Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction
Austin D. Chen, Parisa Kamali, Anmol Chattha, Alexandra Bucknor, Justin B. Cohen, Patrick P. Bletsis, Renata Flecha-Hirsch, Adam M. Tobias, Bernard T. Lee, Samuel J. Lin
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
P50. Advancement in Academic Vascular Surgery - Quantity or Quality?
Thomas W Cheng, Alik Farber, Douglas W Jones, David Flynn, Denis Rybin, Jeffrey A Kalish, Jeffrey J Siracuse
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
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