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Duke Surgery Well Represented at Next Month's Academic Surgical Congress

Thursday, January 26, 2017
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The Duke Department of Surgery has 21 abstracts accepted for presentation at the Academic Surgical Congress (ASC) February 7-9, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The ASC is an annual event where attendees learn about 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 for this outstanding representation of Duke Surgery!
 

Duke Surgery ASC Abstracts

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Urinary N­acetyl­beta­D­glucosaminidase Activity Is Increased in Renal Transplant Rejection

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: A. MacDonald1, K. P. Samy1, B. S. Parker1, T. Truong3, M. Kuchibatla3, J. Espinosa1, M. McRae1, J. Cheeseman1, A. D. Kirk1,2, T. V. Brennan1; 1Duke University, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA 2, Emory University, Department of Surgery, Atlanta, GA, USA, 3Duke University Medical Center, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Andrea MacDonald

SESSION: Basic Science: Cardiothoracic, Vascular, Transplantation QuickShot Session

SESSION DATE: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | 7:30 AM ­ 9:30 AM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Plasma Heparan Sulfate Is a Biomarker of Acute Kidney Allograft Rejection

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: L. Lin1, M. McRae1, A. MacDonald1, T. V. Brennan1; 1Duke University Medical Center, Surgery, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Liwen Lin

SESSION: Basic Science: Cardiothoracic, Vascular, Transplantation QuickShot Session

SESSION DATE: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | 7:30 AM ­ 9:30 AM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Tumor Derived Microparticles and Exosomes Induce Invasion in Pancreatic Cancer

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: I. A. Naqvi1, R. Gunaratne1, J. Yeh4, D. Pisetsky5, B. Sullenger2, R. White3; 1Duke University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA, 2Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA, 3University of California ­ San Diego, Department of Surgery, San Diego, CA, USA, 4University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill,School Of Medicine,Chapel Hill, NC, USA, 5Duke University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Ibtehaj Naqvi

SESSION: Basic Science: Oncology ­ Cellular and Molecular Biology QuickShot Session

SESSION DATE: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | 7:30 AM ­ 9:30 AM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: The Immunomodulatory Effect of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus on Peritoneal Surface Malignancy

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: G. Davis2, S. A. Northrup1, M. Westcott2, J. H. Stewart1,2;  1Duke University Medical Center, Surgical Oncology, Durham, NC, USA, 2Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Winston­ Salem, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Gwenyth Davis

SESSION: Basic Science: Immunology QuickShot Session

SESSION DATE: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | 7:30 AM ­ 9:30 AM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Survival of Rectal Carcinoids by Extent of Surgery: A National Analysis of 1,900 Patients  

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: B. Ezekian1, M. A. Adam1, B. F. Gilmore1, Z. Sun1, M. L. Cox1, M. C. Turner1, C. R. Mantyh1, J. Migaly1; 1Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Brian Ezekian

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Oncology ­ Patient Centered Outcomes QuickShot Session 1

SESSION DATE: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | 7:30 AM ­ 9:30 AM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Concurrent Sleeve Gastrectomy and Hiatal Hernia Repair Is Safe and Improves Weight Loss

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: A. Wang1, M. Turner1, S. Sprinkle1, A. D. Guerron1, D. Portenier1, C. Park1, R. Sudan1, J. Yoo1, K. Seymour1; 1Duke University Medical Center, Surgery, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Alice Wang

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: General Surgery ­ Patient Centered Outcomes QuickShot Session 1

SESSION DATE: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | 7:30 AM ­ 9:30 AM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Safety and Efficacy of Revision Roux En Y Gastric Bypass After Gastric Banding for Weight Loss Failure

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: A. Wang1, S. Sprinkle1, M. Cox1, C. Park1, D. Portenier1, J. Yoo1, R. Sudan1, K. Seymour1; 1Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Alice Wang

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: General Surgery ­ Patient Centered Outcomes QuickShot Session 2

SESSION DATE: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | 7:30 AM ­ 9:30 AM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Reconciling Surgical Outcome With Quality of Life: The Ethical Dilemma

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: L. Sparber1, A. Warman3, R. McLeod­Sordjan1,5, V. Patel4,5, R. Barrera4,5, W. Doscher1,4,5; 1Northwell Health System ­ Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Division of Medical Ethics, ­ Department of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY, USA, 3Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, 4Northwell Health System ­ Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Department of Surgery, New Hyde Park, NY, USA, 5Hofstra University School Of Medicine, Hempstead, NY, USA

PRESENTER: Lauren Sparber

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Cross Disciplinary QuickShot Session

SESSION DATE: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | 7:30 AM ­ 9:30 AM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Improving Outcomes in Use of Extended Criteria Donors of Liver Allografts: A National Analysis

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: R. Davis1, M. S. Mulvihill1, B. A. Yerokun1, M. G. Hartwig1, A. S. Barbas1; 1Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Robert Patrick Davis

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Patient Centered Outcomes QuickShot Session

SESSION DATE: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | 7:30 AM ­ 9:30 AM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Association Between Donor Hemoglobin A1c and Recipient Liver Transplant Outcomes: A National Analysis

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: B. A. Yerokun1, M. S. Mulvihill1, R. P. Davis1, M. G. Hartwig1, A. S. Barbas1; 1Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Babatunde Yerokun

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Patient Centered Outcomes QuickShot Session

SESSION DATE: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | 7:30 AM ­ 9:30 AM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Impact of Neoadjuvant Dose Escalation on Downstaging and Perioperative Mortality in Esophageal Cancer

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: S. Ji3, S. Thomas5,7, K. Anderson3, J. Frakes2, S. Roman4,7,8, J. A. Sosa4,6,7,8, T. Robinson2; 1Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA, 2Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA, 3Duke University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA, 4Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA, 5Duke University Medical Center, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Durham, NC, USA, 6Duke University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA, 7Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC, USA, 8Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Seung Yong Keven Ji

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Oncology Oral Session 1

SESSION DATE: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 | 7:30 AM ­ 9:30 AM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: IMRT Is Superior to 3D­CRT for the Treatment of Anal Cancer

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: B. F. Gilmore1, Z. Sun1, M. A. Adam1, D. Spiegel2, B. Ezekian1, M. C. Turner1, U. Nag1, M. Palta2, J. Migaly1, C. Mantyh1; 1Duke University Medical Center, Department Of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA, 2Duke University Medical Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Brian Gilmore

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Oncology QuickShot Session 2

SESSION DATE: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 | 2:30 PM ­ 4:30 PM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Black Race and Lack of Insurance Are Associated With Increased Risk of Urgent Resection for Colon Cancer

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: M. C. Turner1, Z. Sun1, M. L. Cox1, M. A. Adam1, B. F. Gilmore1, C. R. Mantyh1, J. Migaly1; 1Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Megan Turner

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: General Surgery ­ Disparities and Access to Care QuickShot Session

SESSION DATE: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 | 2:30 PM ­ 4:30 PM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: An Estimation of Population­ Level Obesity Rates Using Electronic Health Record Data

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: L. M. Funk1,2, Y. Shan1, C. I. Voils3,4, J. Kloke5, L. Hanrahan6;  1University of Wisconsin, Surgery, Madison, WI, USA, 2William S. Middleton (Madison) VA, Surgery, Madison, 53792, USA, 3Duke University Medical Center, Medicine, Durham, NC, USA, 4Durham VA, Medicine, Durham, NC, USA, 5University of Wisconsin, Biostatistics & Medical Informatics, Madison, WI, USA, 6University of Wisconsin, Family Medicine, Madison, WI, USA

PRESENTER: Luke Funk

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Health Policy QuickShot Session

SESSION DATE: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 | 2:30 PM ­ 4:30 PM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Gender Distribution of Surgical Clerkship Directors in the Continental United States

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: S. Sprinkle1, B. Harris2, A. Wang1, H. Leraas1, J. Migaly1; 1Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA, 2Temple University, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

PRESENTER: Shanna Sprinkle

SESSION: Education QuickShot Session 1

SESSION DATE: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 | 2:30 PM ­ 4:30 PM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Outcomes of Adult Veno­Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation at a High Volume Center

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: D. Ranney1, B. Yerokun1, J. Meza1, D. Bonadonna1, J. Schroder1, J. Haney1, C. Milano1, M. Daneshmand1; 1Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: David Ranney

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Cardiothoracic QuickShot Session 2

SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 09, 2017 | 1:30 PM ­ 3:30 PM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Lower Extremity Bypass: Are We Meeting Guidelines?

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: S. S. Adkar1, R. S. Turley1, L. Youngwirth1, E. Benrashid1, C. K. Shortell1, L. Mureebe1; 1Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Shaunak Adkar

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Vascular QuickShot Session

SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 09, 2017 | 1:30 PM ­ 3:30 PM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Analysis of Short­term Outcomes After Endovascular and Open Infrapopliteal Revascularization

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: H. J. Leraas1, S. S. Adkar1, Z. Sun1, B. F. Gilmore1, U. P. Nag1, C. A. Long1, W. S. Jones1, C. K. Shortell1, R. S. Turley1; 1Duke University Medical Center,Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Harold Leraas

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: Vascular QuickShot Session

SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 09, 2017 | 1:30 PM ­ 3:30 PM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Racial Disparities Among Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Nationwide Analysis

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: K. L. Anderson, Jr.1, S. Thomas2,3, M. A. Adam4, R. P. Scheri4, M. T. Stang4, S. A. Roman4, J. A. Sosa3,4,5,6; 1Duke University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA, 2Duke University Medical Center, Department of Biostatistics, Durham, NC, USA, 3Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC, USA, 4Duke University Medical Center ,Department of Surgery, Durham, NC, USA, 5Duke University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA, 6Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Kevin Anderson, Jr.

SESSION: Clinical/Outcomes: General Surgery ­ Patient Centered Outcomes QuickShot Session 5

SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 09, 2017 | 1:30 PM ­ 3:30 PM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Maximizing Resident Acceptance of Surgical Simulation: An Institutional Experience

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: U. P. Nag1, S. R. Sprinkle1, M. L. Cox1, M. C. Turner1, R. Sudan1; 1Duke University Medical Center, General Surgery, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Uttara Nag

SESSION: Education: Simulation Training QuickShot Session

SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 09, 2017 | 1:30 PM ­ 3:30 PM

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: Resident Attitudes Toward Competency ­Based Training: A Single ­Institution Survey

AUTHOR / INSTITUTION LIST: M. L. Cox1, S. R. Sprinkle1, U. Nag1, M. C. Turner1, R. Sudan1; 1Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

PRESENTER: Morgan Cox

SESSION: Education QuickShot Session 2

SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 09, 2017 | 1:30 PM ­ 3:30 PM