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Virtual 28th Annual Surgical Resident and Fellow Research Presentation Day

2022 Program Outline
All presentations are 6 minute presentation / 3 minute discussion
Program Last Updated: 2.28.2022

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
8:00 am
Introduction and Welcome
Donald Hess, GME & Candidate Membership Committee Chair
8:05 am
Session I
Donald T. Hess, Jr., MD
8:05 am
1. Angiogenin-1 Regulates Colorectal Cancer Growth in Orthotopic and Apc Mouse Models Lung Growth and Function in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Alexander Hu, Cullen Roberts, Andrei Moscalu, James Yoo
Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
8:15 am
2. The impact of implementation of an Acute Care Surgery service on emergency general surgery outcomes at our institution
Emily Straley1, Georges Tahan1, Sarah Kelso1, Michaela Forgione2, Joan Skelly1, Wasef Abu-Jaish1
1Larner College of Medicine, UVMMC, USA; 2University of Vermont, USA
8:25 am
3. Employing Objective Coagulation Assays to Personalize Postoperative Management in Peripheral Artery Disease
Monica Majumdar, Zach Feldman, Imani McElroy, Davis Waller, Srihari Lella, Anahita Dua
Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School, USA
8:35 am
4. Anastomotic Leak Rates: Can Intra-Operative Fluorescence Angiography help?
David Leenen, Steven Schechter, Tareq Kheirbek, Nishit Shah
Surgery, Brown University, USA
8:45 am
8:55 am
Session II
Joseph D. Phillips, MD
8:55 am
5. A bariatric surgery derived gut metabolite is a potent single and combination oral therapy for type 2 diabetes (T2D).
Andrei Moscalu1, Yingjia Chen1, Snehal Chaudhari2, Renuka Haridas3, James Luo1, Cullen Roberts1, Mehran Karvar1, Ali Tavakkoli1, Sloan Devlin2, Eric Sheu1
1Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA; 2Harvard Medical School, USA; 3Affinivax, USA
9:05 am
6. Outcomes Of Robotic-assisted Multiport Cholecystectomy versus Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy – Experience of a High-Volume Robotic Center
Sue Ting Lim, Nicholas Druar, Tian Sheng Ng, Konstantinos Grillas, Vikram Bhatt, Shayan Ahmed, John Alexander Palesty
General Surgery, Saint Mary's Hospital, USA
9:15 am
7. Outcomes and Complications of COVID-19 in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Patients
Leah Ott, Pamela Scalise, Brendan Kimball, Mari Nakamura, Khashayar Vakili, Heung Bae Kim, Alex Cuenca
Boston Children's Hospital, USA
9:25 am
8. The impact of heart failure upon the management of biliary pancreatitis among geriatric patients.
Kyle Kurland2, Holden Spivak2, Stephanie Lueckel1, Andrew Stephen1, Daithi Heffernan1
1Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, USA; 2Department of Surgery, Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, USA
9:35 am
9. Direct Thrombin Inhibitors as Alternatives to Heparin to Preserve Lung Growth and Function in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Savas Tsikis, Thomas Hirsch, Scott Fligor, Amy Pan, Malachi Joiner, Paul Mitchell, Kathleen Gura, Mark Puder
Vascular Biology Program, Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
9:45 am
9:55 am
Session III
Jaswin S. Sawhney, MD, FACS
9:55 am
10. Non-operative Management of Appendicitis: Considerable Variation Exists in Racial and Social Disparities Across Different Regions of the United States.
Chibueze Nwaiwu, Carmen Fahlen, Andrew Stephen, Carla Moreira, Daithi Heffernan Department of Surgery, Warren Alpert
Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, USA
10:05 am
11. Gender differences in neurocognitive decline among cardiac surgery patients
Madigan Stanley1, Shawn Kant2, Neel Sodha1, Afshin Ehsan1, Frank Sellke1
1Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, USA; 2Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, USA
10:15 am
12. Transamniotic Stem Cell Therapy (TRASCET) Modulates the Inflammatory Effects of Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)
Ashlyn Whitlock, Kamila Moskowitzova, Daniel Labuz, Ina Kycia, David Zurakowski, Dario Fauza
Surgery, Boston Childrens Hospital, USA
10:25 am
13. Impact of Rurality on Geriatric Emergency General Surgery Patients in New Hampshire
Charles Burney, Laura Baumann, Heather Carlos, Alexandra Briggs
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, USA
10:35 am
10:45 am
Session IV
Daithi S. Heffernan, MD
10:45 am
14. Role of Parastomal Hernias in the Development of Stoma Site Incisional Hernia after Ileostomy Closure
Catherine Beauharnais1, Nicholas Sweeney2, Allison Crawford1, Karim Alavi1, Jennifer Davids1, Justin Maykel1, Paul Sturrock1
1UMASS Chan Medical School, USA; 2Rutgers University, USA
10:55 am
15. Changes in Stage at Presentation Among Lung and Breast Cancer Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Michael Mallouh, David Linshaw, Kate Dinh, James Lindberg, Jennifer LaFemina, Anne Larkin, Giles Whalen
UMass Chan Medical School, USA
11:05 am
16. Analysis of Patients with Celiac Artery Compression: Distinguishing Characteristics of Patients with and without Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Meagan Kozhimala1, Shin Mei Chan1, Gabe Weininger1, Brandon Sumpio2, Sisi Zheng1, Sean Harris1, Louis Levine3, Bauer Sumpio1
1Surgery, Yale University, USA; 2Surgery, MGH, USA; 3Medicine, Yale University, USA
11:15 am
17. Sleeve Gastrectomy Increases Colitis-Associated Colon Tumor Growth Independent of Diet
Cullen Roberts, Andrei Moscalu, Mehran Karvar, James Luo, Alexander Hu, James Yoo, Ali Tavakkoli, Eric Sheu
Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
11:25 am
18. Should Lymph Node Harvest Impact the Decision to Administer Adjuvant Chemotherapy for High-Risk T3N0 Colon Cancer?
Vanessa Welten, Adam Fields, Annabelle Jones, Nelya Melnitchouk, James Yoo, Jennifer Irani, Ronald Bleday, Joel Goldberg
Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
11:35 am
Award Discussion
Award Announcements & Adjourn

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