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Duke Surgery Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at the Academic Surgical Congress

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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The Duke Department of Surgery has 23 abstracts accepted for presentation at the 13th Annual Academic Surgical Congress (ASC) January 30–February 1, 2018, in Jacksonville, Florida.

Held jointly 13 years ago by the Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) and the Society of University Surgeons (SUS), the ACS aims to educate academic surgeons at every stage in their careers. At the annual event, attendees can hear about recent scientific advances in academic surgery, including sessions in education, clinical outcomes, health services research, and basic and translational science.

Congratulations to all the students, residents, and faculty mentors from Duke Surgery for this outstanding representation! Meeting attendees from Duke are encouraged to attend the sessions below and cheer on the presenters.

Duke Surgery ASC Abstracts
 

1. ABSTRACT TITLE: Black and Uninsured Patients Have Delayed and Decreased Rates of Stoma Reversal After Hartmann’s
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: C. R. Reed, M. C. Turner, M. Talbott, Z. Sun, K. Sherman, C. R. Mantyh, J. Migaly/Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Christopher Reed
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Colorectal QuickShot Session 1
SESSION DATE: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
ROOM: City Terrace 10

2. ABSTRACT TITLE: Primary Tumor Sidedness Differentially Affects Overall Survival for Stage I-IV Colon Adenocarcinoma
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: J. Watson, M. Turner, Z. Sun, D. Becerra, J. Migaly, C. Mantyh, D. Blazer/Duke University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Joshua Watson
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Colorectal QuickShot Session 1
SESSION DATE: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
ROOM: City Terrace 10

3. ABSTRACT TITLE: Disparity of Colon Cancer Outcomes in Rural America: Making the Case to Travel the Extra Mile
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: V. Raman, M. A. Adam, M. Turner, H. Moore, C. Mantyh, J. Migaly/Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Vignesh Raman
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Colorectal QuickShot Session 1
SESSION DATE: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
ROOM: City Terrace 10

4. ABSTRACT TITLE: The Emerging Role of Surgery in Melanoma Patients Treated with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors (ICI)
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: C. Puza, P. Mosca, A. K. Salama, H. Howard, D. Agnese, A. Terando, D. G. Blazer, R. Scheri, G. Beasley/Duke University, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA; Duke University, Division of Medical Oncology, Durham, NC, USA; Ohio State University, Division of Surgical Oncology, Columbus, OH, USA
PRESENTER: Charles Puza
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Oncology QuickShot Session
SESSION DATE: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
ROOM: River Terrace 2

5. ABSTRACT TITLE: The Impact of ERAS Protocol on Urinary Tract Infections After Free Flap Breast Reconstruction
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: B. Sharif-Askary, R. Zhao, S. Hollenbeck/Duke University Medical Center, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Banafsheh Sharif-Askary
SESSION: AAS Medical Student Competition Quickshot Session
SESSION DATE: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
ROOM: River Terrace 2

6. ABSTRACT TITLE: Colon Cancer Stages I-III: Why Roam When You Can Resect Near Home?
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: O. K. Jawitz, M. Turner, M. Adam, C. Mantyh, J. Migaly/Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Oliver Jawitz
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Colorectal Oral Session
SESSION DATE: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
ROOM: City Terrace 9

7. ABSTRACT TITLE: Defining Surgeon Volume Threshold for Improved Outcomes From Minimally Invasive Colectomy
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: M. A. Adam, D. Becerra, M. C. Turner, C. R. Mantyh, J. Migaly/Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, US
PRESENTER: Mohamed Adam
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Colorectal Oral Session
SESSION DATE: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
ROOM: City Terrace 9

8. ABSTRACT TITLE: The Impact of ERAS Protocol on Urinary Tract Infections After Free Flap Breast Reconstruction
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: B. Sharif-Askary, R. Zhao, S. Hollenbeck/Duke University Medical Center, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Banafsheh Sharif-Askary
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Quality of Care Oral Session
SESSION DATE: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
ROOM: City Terrace 10

9. ABSTRACT TITLE: Association Between ABSITE Scoring and Attrition from General Surgery Residency Training
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: M. M. Symer, L. Gade, J. Abelson, J. A. Sosa, H. Yeo/Weill Cornell Medical College, Surgery, New York, NY, USA; Duke University Medical Center, Surgery, Durham, NC, USA; NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens, Surgery, New York, NY, USA
PRESENTER: Matthew Symer
SESSION: Education: Assessment and Feedback Oral Session
SESSION DATE: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
ROOM: Acosta

10. ABSTRACT TITLE: Palliative Care Consultation Is Underutilized in Critically Ill Surgical Patients
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: M. C. Turner, B. C. Evans, C. Sommer, L. Pickett, A. Galanos/Duke University Medical Center, Surgery, Durham, NC, USA; Duke University Medical Center, Medicine, Durham, NC, USA; Duke University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Brooke Q. Evans
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Cross-disciplinary QuickShot Session
SESSION DATE: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
ROOM: City Terrace 9

11. ABSTRACT TITLE: Shisong Cardiac Center: Kumbo, Cameroon
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: N. T. Kontchou, K. Schulman/Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, USA; Harvard School of Medicine, Brookline, MA, USA; Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Nelly-Ange Kontchou
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: General Surgery and Colorectal QuickShot Session
SESSION DATE: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
ROOM: City Terrace 12

12. ABSTRACT TITLE: Understanding the Use of Video in Surgical Education
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: J. L. Green, P. Bittar, V. Suresh, A. Allori/Duke University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA; Duke University Medical Center, Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial & Oral Surgery, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Jason Green
SESSION: Education QuickShot Session 2
SESSION DATE: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
ROOM: Hart

13. ABSTRACT TITLE: Cationic Polymer Inhibits Pancreatic Cancer Invasion In Vitro and Metastasis In Vivo
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: I. A. Naqvi, R. Gunaratne, J. McDade, D. Rouse, J. Lee, B. Sullenger, R. White/Duke University Medical Center, Surgery, Durham, NC, USA; University Of California - San Diego, Surgery, San Diego, CA, USA
PRESENTER: Ibtehaj Naqvi
SESSION: Basic Science: Oncologic Modeling and Therapeutics Oral Session
SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
ROOM: City Terrace 6

14. ABSTRACT TITLE: The Association Between Travel Distance, Institutional Volume, and Outcomes for Rectal Cancer Patients
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: M. Cerullo, M. Turner, M. A. Adam, Z. Sun, J. Migaly, C. Mantyh/Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Marcelo Cerullo
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Quality/Cost Effectiveness Oral Session
SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
ROOM: Conference Center A

15. ABSTRACT TITLE: Survival after the Introduction of the Lung Allocation Score In Simultaneous Lung-Liver Recipients
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: K. Freischlag, M. S. Mulvihill, P. M. Schroder, B. Ezekian, S. Knechtle/Duke University Medical Center, Surgery, Durham, NC, USA; Duke University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Kyle Freischlag
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Hepatopancreatobiliary and Transplantation Oral Session
SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
ROOM: Clearwater

16. ABSTRACT TITLE: Impact of Medical School Experience on Attrition from General Surgery Residency
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: J. S. Abelson, H. L. Yeo, M. Symer, N. Wong, F. Michelassi, R. Bell, J. A. Sosa/Weill Cornell Medical College, Surgery, New York, NY, USA; Duke University Medical Center, Surgery, Durham, NC, USA; American Board of Surgery, Inc, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Weill Cornell Medical College, Healthcare Policy and Research, New York, NY, USA; Temple University, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
PRESENTER: Jonathan Abelson
SESSION: Education: Professionalism and Undergraduate Medical Education Oral Session
SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
ROOM: Hart

17. ABSTRACT TITLE: Novel Clinical Implementation of a Magnetic Surgery Center in the US
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: A. D. Guerron, C. Ortega, C. Park, R. Sudan, J. Yoo, K. Seymour, D. Portenier/Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Alfredo Guerron
SESSION: Basic Science: General Surgery, Colorectal, and Pediatrics QuickShot Session
SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
ROOM: City Terrace 6

18. ABSTRACT TITLE: Identifying Factors that Decrease Utilization of Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Stage III Colon Cancer
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: P. M. Schroder, M. C. Turner, B. Ezekian, Z. Sun, M. A. Adam, C. R. Mantyh, J. Migaly/Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Paul Schroder
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Colorectal QuickShot Session 2
SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
ROOM: City Terrace 7

19. ABSTRACT TITLE: Delayed Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Colorectal Conditions in Uganda
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: A. Yap, A. Muzira, D. Ozgediz, T. N. Fitzgerald/Duke University Medical Center, Surgery, Durham, NC, USA; Yale University School of Medicine, Surgery, New Haven, CT, USA; Mulago Hospital, Pediatric Surgery, Kampala, KAMPALA, Uganda
PRESENTER: Ava Yap
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Global Surgery and Plastics QuickShot Session
SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018
ROOM: City Terrace 9

20. ABSTRACT TITLE: Implementation of a Standardized Data-Collection System for Comprehensive Appraisal of Cleft Care
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: P. Bittar, A. Carlson, A. Mabie, J. Marcus, A. C. Allori/Duke University Medical Center, Plastic Surgery, Durham, NC, USA; Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA; Duke University Medical Center, Otolaryngology & Communication Sciences, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Peter Bittar
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Global Surgery and Plastics QuickShot Session
SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
ROOM: City Terrace 9

21. ABSTRACT TITLE: The Utility of PEEK Implants Adjacent to Sinus Cavities After Craniofacial Trauma
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: V. Suresh, R. Anolik, D. Powers/Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Visakha Suresh
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Global Surgery and Plastics QuickShot Session
SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
ROOM: City Terrace 9

22. ABSTRACT TITLE: Propensity-Matched Survival Analysis of Simultaneous Lung-Liver and Isolated Lung Transplantation
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: K. Freischlag, B. Ezekian, M. S. Mulvihill, P. M. Schroder, H. Leraas, S. Knechtle/Duke University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA; Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Kyle Freischlag
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Transplantation/Hepatobiliary QuickShot Session
SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
ROOM: River Terrace 3

23. ABSTRACT TITLE: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Patients Supported With a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
AUTHOR/INSTITUTION LIST: V. Suresh, M. Bishawi, B. Bryner, M. Manning, C. Patel, J. Rogers, C. Milano, J. Schroder, M. Daneshmand, C. A. Sommer/Duke University Medical Center, School Of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA; Duke University Medical Center, Division of Trauma and Critical Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA; Duke University Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA; Duke University Medical Center, Division of Cardiac Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, Durham, NC, USA; Duke University Medical Center, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA
PRESENTER: Visakha Suresh
SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: GI Surgery and Oncology QuickShot Session
SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
ROOM: St. Johns