Annual Scientific Meeting Agenda
7:00 A.M. Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Exhibitor Visitation
7:45 Welcome and Introductions Thomas Birdas, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S. Chapter President, 2022-2023
General Session I CME
8:00 – 8:30 “Training Established Surgeons for Success in Robotic Surgery.” Steven Mong, D.O., F.A.C.S.
8:30 – 9:00 “Bariatric Surgery for General Surgeons.” Bhavani Pokala, M.D. 9:00-9:30 “Complex Foregut Surgeries.” Rosalie Carr, M.D., M.S.
Morning Break9:30-10:30 Poster Evaluation and Exhibitor Visitation
10:30-11:00 “Management of Complex Anorectal Disease.” Evan Fitz, M.D., F.A.C.S
Original Research Moderator: Steven Mong, D.O., F.A.C.S.
11:00-11:06 “Peripheral VA-ECMO for Severe Septic Shock in Children: A Multicenter Review.” Brielle Warnock, M.S.; B. Warnock; G. Milano; A. Farhat; C. Colgate; L. Raman; A. Dhar; B. Gray
11:06-11:12 “Robotic Retromuscular Hernia Repair Optimizes Short Term Outcomes in Higher Risk Patients.” Keith Makhecha, B.S.; K. Makhecha; S. Madduri; S. Mong; A. Ahmed; D. Stefanidis; E. Ritter.
11:12-11:18 “Trends in Immediate Lymphatic Reconstruction.” Shahnur Ahmed, M.D.; S. Ahmed; A. Hassanein; M. Lester; J. Manghelli; C. Fisher; F. Imeokparia; K. Ludwig; B. Fan
11:18-11:24 “Transversus Abdominis Plane Block vs Local Wound Infiltration for Elective Minimally Invasive Cholecystectomy in Children and Adolescents: A Prospective Randomized-Controlled Trial.” Sindhu Mannava, M.D.; S. Mannava; N. Hafezi; F. Turk; C. Colgate; J. Askegard-Giesmann; N. Horn; B. Gray 11:24-11:30 “Prenatal MRI can be a Useful Tool in Predicting Morbidity and Mortality in Giant Omphalocele.” Krishna Manohar, M.D.; K. Manohar; F. Mesfin; J. Belchos; B.Brown; C. Colgate; L. Timsina; J. Brown; R. Wise; B. Gray
11:30-12:00 “Taking Care of Children who Need Surgery in Rural America: Understanding Pediatric Readiness and “Stay home or go.” Mary Fallat, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Lunch Break12:00-1:30 Lunch, Annual Business Meeting, and Exhibitor Visitation
General Session II CME
1:30-2:00 “Management of the Axilla in Breast Cancer.” Samar Schuman, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.O.G.
Original Research Moderator: Kevin Pei, M.D., F.A.C.S.
2:00-2:06 “Post-ERCP Pancreatitis – A Harbinger for Post-Operative Complications and Pancreatic Fistulas.” Rachel Kim, M.D.; R. Kim; K. Lewellen; A. Roch; J. Butler; T. Nguyen; E. Ceppa; M. House; N. Zyromski; A. Nakeeb; A. Gutta; C. Schmidt
2:06-2:12 “Effectiveness of a Back on Track Program for Patients with Weight Recurrence after Bariatric Surgery: Helping Improve Patient Selection for Revisional Surgery or Limiting Access to Care?” Wendy Li, M.D.; W. Li; W. Hilgendorf; C. Cicholsk; D. Stefanidis
2:12-2:18 “Therapeutic Effects of Stem Cells can Traverse Gut-Brain Axis in Necrotizing Enterocolitis and Attenuate Mediators of Perinatal Brain Injury.” Krishna Manohar, M.D.; K. Manohar; F. Mesfin; J. Liu; J. Brokaw; W. Shelley; T. Markel
2:18-2:24 “Preventing Post-Operative Acute Kidney Injury in Donation after Cardiac Death Liver Transplantation: Role of Intra-Operative Steroids.” Zachary Rokop, M.D..; Z. Rokop; K. Zorbas; P. Mihaylov; B. Ekser; R. Mangus; C. Kubal
2:24-2:30 “Increased Readmission after Trauma Surgery in Incarcerated Patients.” Harrison Smith, B.S.; H. Smith; J. Levin; N. Redilla; L. Scanameo; B. Swartwood; D. Choe; A. Meagher
2:30-3:00 “Rib Fractures and ORIF: Who, When and How.” Nakul Valsangkar, M.D.
Afternoon Break3:00-3:30 Break and Exhibitor Visitation
General Session III CME
Original Research Moderator: Nakul Valsangkar, M.D.
3:30-3:36 “Distal Pancreatectomy for Chronic Pancreatitis: Influence of Obesity.” Kyle Lewellen, M.D.; K. Lewellen; R. Kim; T. Maatman; S. McGuire; J. Butler; E. Ceppa; M. House; A. Nakeeb; T. Nguyen; A. Roch; C. Schmidt; N. Zyromski
3:36-3:42 “Survival Benefit of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Resectable Pancreatic Cancer Dependent on Adjuvant Treatment.” Rachel Kim, M.D.; R. Kim; K. Allen; A. Roch; J. Butler; E. Ceppa; M. House; N. Zyromski; A. Nakeeb; C. Schmidt; T. Nguyen
3:42-3:48 “Allogeneic Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Significantly Increase Type 1 Regulatory T-Cells, Decrease Effector Th17 Cells, and Decrease Aneurysm Volume in a Dose Dependent Fashion in Patients with Small Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms – Results of the Phase 1 Aneurysm Repression with Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (The ARREST Trial).” Humraaz Samra, M.B.B.C.H., B.A.O.; H. Samra; M. Ingram; K. Leckie; L. Moldovan; K. Wancyzk; L. Timsina; M. Sinha; R. Mylvaganam; A. Motaganahalli; P. Terito; A. Gutwein; R. Motaganahalli; M. Murphy
3:48-3:54 “Hypotension and SIPA, Utilizing ATLS Age-Adjusted Definitions of Hypotension and Tachycardia Leads to Undertriage of Pediatric Trauma Patients who Require Emergent Intervention.” Katrina Thede, M.D.; K. Thede; Z. Sheff; B. Engbrecht
3:54-4:00 “Discharge Antiplatelet Regimens and Association with 30-and 1-year Stroke or Death after Transcarotid Artery Revascularization.” Hanaa Dakour-Aridi, M.D.; H. Dakour-Aridi; A. Fajardo; R. Motaganahalli; M. Murphy; A. Tanaka; K. Keyhani; A. Keyhani; S. Wang
4:00-4:30 “Vascular Trauma for the General Surgeon.” Donald Patterson, M.D., F.A.C.S.
4:30-5:00 “SurgeonsPAC: Advocacy and the Commission on Legislation.”Don Selzer, M.D., F.A.C.S.
5:00 Announce Awards and Adjourn 2023 Annual Meeting Todd Weinstein, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S. Chapter President, 2023-2024