2016 Annual Scientific Meeting Program

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PROGRAM FEATURES

Registration

Pre-registration must be received by January 15, 2016, to get discounted registration. If attending, Residents must register for the Residents’ Forum on Saturday although no fee is charged.  Refunds can be made only if e-mail (sesc@sesc.org) cancellations are received before the meeting begins on Saturday, February 20, 2016; a cancellation fee of $100 will be charged.  No refunds, for any reason, will be made for cancellations after the meeting begins on February 20, 2016.  For additional information, call 678/965-2422.  Pre-registration closes on February 5, 2016.  All registrations after February 5, 2016, will be taken on-site.

ALL SPEAKERS AND POSTER PRESENTERS ARE REQUIRED TO REGISTER AND PAY APPROPRIATE FEES.

*NOTE: Non-member residents, interns, medical students, nurses, as well as physician assistants, must attach a letter   from their schools, hospitals, or surgeons confirming their status with the registration form and payment to attend at these special rates.

To register at member rates a membership application, dues payment, and registration form MUST be received NO LATER than DECEMBER 1, 2015; membership information may be obtained on the web, www.sesc.org, or by calling the office 800/558-8958.

Podium Presentations

Presentations will be made from the podium, Sunday through Tuesday, including talks from invited guest speakers, videos of surgical procedures, prize-winning Gold Medal Forum papers, and clinical papers selected from over 300 abstracts received for consideration.

Manuscripts

Speakers must submit their manuscripts to their assigned discussants and on-line, www.sesc.org, no later than,Friday, January 22, 2016, to have manuscripts considered for publication with others from the 2016 scientific meeting in THE AMERICAN SURGEON. 

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These winning papers, selected from a large number of entries, by the Gold Medal Forum Committee, are identified in the program by the seal of the Congress. The Gold Medal Award is a prestigious recognition of excellent research by young surgeons. The presenters will also receive cash awards on Monday.

Saturday Residents’ Forum - Please make note of time change

On Saturday, February 20, 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM, a number of residents will present surgical research papers. The purpose of the Forum is to provide an opportunity for residents to present and discuss their research with others in an atmosphere that encourages academic exchange in a low-pressure setting. Assigned discussants will also be residents. The Forum will be moderated by Dr. Michael O. Meyers, Dr. J. Patrick O’Leary, and Dr. Joseph B. Cofer. Residents are encouraged to attend and participate in the discussion of papers from the floor, and senior surgeons are invited to assist with discussion. Even though there is no charge, you must register for the Residents’ Forum on the registration form.

Resident's Luncheon

This luncheon is scheduled to provide an opportunity for residents to receive information on how professional organizations such as the Southeastern Surgical Congress can assist them in their professional lives.

Dr. Michael O. Meyers from the Continuing Medical Education Committee along with Dr. J. Patrick O’Leary, Past President of the Congress, and Dr. Joseph B. Cofer, will speak on the, “Future of General Surgery Training.”

A ticket is required for this lunch. Be sure to purchase your ticket on the registration form.

Saturday Postgraduate Course

“Advances in Hernia Repair”
Saturday, February 20, 2016
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The course will inform participants of recent advances in hernia repair and address existing controversies. Nationally recognized faculty will present the best surgical approaches to use in complex ventral hernia repairs, the types and advantages/ disadvantages of different component separation techniques during abdominal wall reconstruction, the importance of abdominal wall closure technique and the use of biologic versus synthetic mesh, the benefits and potential concerns of using mesh in hiatal hernias, the potential advantages of using the robot for ventral hernia repair, and the incorporation of enhanced recovery evidence-based paradigms after hernia surgery.

Resident Surgical Jeopardy
Saturday, February 20, 5:15 – 6:15 PM

What is… the best session of the program? Residents from Surgical Programs in the Southeast will compete on surgical knowledge in the style of this favorite game show. Come watch to enjoy the competition and to test your own knowledge of surgical trivia.

Grand Rounds of Posters

These rounds provide an opportunity for poster authors to make an oral presentation to the Grand Rounds Professors and their peers, which enhance the poster exhibits. Scheduled Sunday and Monday, 6:30-7:50 AM. Stroll with the rounding teams while you eat breakfast.

Sunday Round Table Luncheons

Lunch 1 - Fellow, Resident, and Medical Student Committee
Making Effective Transition to Fellowship and Preparing for the ABS Certifying Examination

Lunch 2 - Surgical Practice Committee
“ERAS in General Surgery" and "ICD 10 Adoption: Like It or Not"

Tickets are required for these lunches.  Be sure to purchase your ticket on the registration form.

 

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American College of Surgeons

The ACS is once again coming to you, the General Surgeon, on Sunday, February 21, from 2:00 – 5:00 PM.  Be sure to attend to join in the discussion on issues relevant to the general surgeon, and an open question and answer session.

 Monday Business Meeting, Election of Officers and Luncheon

This is a time for the Fellows of the Congress to hear reports from their representatives to the Advisory Council, the American Board of Surgery, and the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons.   It is a time to provide input for these representatives and to conduct the annual business of the Congress.  No charge is made to members for lunch, but tickets must be requested at the registration desk.  Surgeons, who are not members, and guests of members, may purchase tickets.

Video Interaction Session

On Monday afternoon there will be videos that were not presented during the Program with the authors available for discussion.  Refreshments will be served; just wear your badge to attend.

REGISTRATION/INFORMATION

Registration will be located in the Exhibit Hall Pre-Function area of the Centennial Ballroom. All surgeons, guests, spouses, and others attending the Postgraduate Course, Scientific Meeting, and Residents’ Forum are requested to come to the Registration Desk. Badges are required for surgeons, guests, and exhibitors to enter the meeting, exhibit areas, and all events. Tickets are required for the Aquarium, Resident's luncheon and the Sunday luncheons.

Tickets for the luncheons if still available, may be purchased at the Southeastern Surgical Congress Registration Desk. Hours are:

 
Saturday February 20th 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday February 21st 6:15 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday February 22nd 6:15 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday February 23rd 6:15 AM – 9:00 AM

THE AMERICAN SURGEON

The Southeastern Surgical Congress is the owner and publisher of the journal, THE AMERICAN SURGEON, which is the official journal of the Congress. Papers presented during the meeting will, at the discretion of the Editor, be published in THE AMERICAN SURGEON.

SPEAKERS AND DISCUSSANTS

Speakers and Discussants, please sit near the front of the room to avoid delays in the program. Invited Discussants will open the discussion, and the author/co-author will be invited to close the discussion. For the benefit of your fellow registrants, discussants from the floor are asked to state name and home city clearly before beginning discussion.

AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS

Speakers should give a CD/DVD to the projectionist by 6:30 AM for the morning session, 10:00 AM for the afternoon session. All materials should be carefully marked with the speaker’s name, time of talk, and paper number.  Any PowerPoint presentations with imbeded video must be given to the AV technician per the following guidelines:

  • If presentation is in the morning – give to AV tech the afternoon before.
  • If presentation is in the afternoon – give to AV tech in the morning.
  • Please bring a separate file of the video only in addition to the PowerPoint file.

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES

Resident Surgical Jeopardy
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aturday, February 20, 5:15 – 6:15 PM

What is… the best session of the program? Residents from Surgical Programs in the Southeast will compete on surgical knowledge in the style of this favorite game show. Come watch to enjoy the competition and to test your own knowledge of surgical trivia.

Welcome Reception
Saturday, February 20, 6:00 - 7:30 PM 

Meet your colleagues for a reception to kick off the meeting. All registrants and guests are invited to this very special social occasion to re-connect with friends, network with acquaintances, talk to exhibitors, and make new friends to enjoy during the meeting. No fees -- just fun. Wear your badge to attend!

Young Surgeons Reception
Sunday, February 21, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Please join the Young Surgeons Committee for a networking reception.

Continental Breakfasts 6:15 - 8:00 AM - Exhibit Hall

Each day you can enjoy a continental breakfast as you visit the exhibits or take a stroll with the Professors to discuss the posters on Sunday and Monday. Spouses are welcome; everyone must wear a badge.

 

A. HAMBLIN LETTON LECTURE

Contemporary Management of Borderline and Locally Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma”

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Rebecca M. Minter, M.D.

Alvin Baldwin Jr Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair, Clinical Operations and Finance
Chief, Section of Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 

 

This lecture is named for Dr. A. Hamblin Letton to recognize his contributions to the Congress and the field of surgery.  His special surgical interest was oncology and, more specifically, breast cancer, which led to the creation of the Breast Center at Georgia Baptist Medical Center, now Atlanta Medical Center.  

His interest extended to the national forum by service on the Advisory Committee on Cancer Control for the National Cancer Institute and as President of the National American Cancer Society. Dr. Letton’s service to the Congress began as a young surgeon, and he succeeded Dr. B. T. Beasley, the original Secretary of the Congress, in 1960. He retired as the Secretary-Director of the Congress in 1986. Dr. Letton passed away on January 13, 2010, at the age of 93.


ROGER SHERMAN LECTURE

"In Pursuit of the Holy Grail - Developing a Trauma System and Improving the Quality of Care"

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Loring W. Rue, III, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
John H. Blue Chair in General Surgery
Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs
Director, Center for Injury Sciences at University of Alabama - Birmingham
Chief Medical Officer, University of Alabama - Birmingham Health System
University of Alabama – Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

 

This lecture is named for Dr. Roger T. Sherman to honor his contributions to the Congress, the field of surgery  and trauma.  Dr. Sherman became a member of the Congress while still a resident and presented one of the first Gold Medal Forum papers. He was President of the Congress in 1984-1985, and was named Secretary-Director in 1986. He served in that capacity until 1993. Dr. Sherman was the Chair of the Whitaker Professor of Surgery at Piedmont Hospital when he retired in October, 1997. Dr. Sherman passed away on April 9, 2006, at the age of 82.

HENRY L. LAWS, II, LECTURE

Resident Jeopardy”

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Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

This lecture is named after Henry L. Laws, II to honor his contributions to the Congress and the field of surgery.  Dr. Laws joined the Congress in 1967 and served as President in 1997-1998.  He received the Distinguished Service Award in 2012. During his surgical career, Dr. Laws was in private practice, served on the faculty of University of Alabama-Birmingham, was Director of Surgical Residency at Carraway Methodist Medical Center and was a surgeon at the Norwood Clinic.  Dr. Laws had a passion for not only clinical care but also for medical education.  Dr. Laws passed away on February 25, 2014, at the age of 81.

PRESIDENT

Bio Pic For ProgramDavid J. Cole, M.D.
President
Southeastern Surgical Congress 

The 2016 Annual Meeting in Atlanta promises to be an exciting and informative gathering that features outstanding guest speakers, new research by the region’s young surgeons, and in-depth discussion of important issues that affect everyone’s practice.

Program Chair Katherine Morgan, MD and the Continuing Education Committee have put together a clinically relevant and entertaining program. Invited lecturers include Rebecca Minter, MD, Professor of Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center (Letton Lecture), Loring Rue, MD, Professor of Surgery, UAB Medical Center (Sherman Lecture), and Jim Valentine, MD, Professor of Surgery, Vanderbilt University (Laws Lecture).

Dimitrios Stefandidis, MD, PhD has put together an exciting half-day Post-Graduate Course (Saturday PM, February 20, 2016) entitled “Advances in Hernia Repair”. Nationally-recognized leaders in the field will inform participants of recent advances in hernia repair and address existing controversies concerning approaches and techniques.

There will be exciting Round Table luncheons. Our Fellow, Resident and Medical Student Committee will host a discussion on transition and will provide a simulation of the certifying examination. Our Surgical Practice Committee will revisit ERAS in General Surgery and will explore ICD10 adoption.

The meeting is always resident and medical student friendly. Gold Medal papers again will recognize the best of resident research in the scientific sessions. In addition, Michael O. Meyers, MD has organized the Residents’ Forum (Saturday AM, February 20, 2016), which will allow trainees to present their research with discussion from their peers. Nationally-prominent educators J. Patrick O'Leary, MD and Joseph Cofer, MD will moderate the sessions and then give their own debates on the current state of surgical education over lunch.

Residents at the meeting will have numerous informal opportunities to meet both community and academic surgeons, and to hear first-hand about life in practice. Medical students who attend will meet residency program directors and get to speak with their potential future fellow residents from all the training programs in the Southeast.

Atlanta is a wonderful venue for the Southeastern. The Hyatt Regency Atlanta is situated in the heart of the city, with easy access to all of the Southern charm and food that could be desired.

So come join us in Atlanta. You will be able to earn the all-important self-assessment maintenance of certification credits now required by the American Board of Surgery. You will reconnect with old friends and meet new ones at a great event. I look forward to seeing everyone there!

 

Mission Statement
The Southeastern Surgical Congress
Atlanta, Georgia

The Southeastern Surgical Congress was founded to provide opportunities for surgeons and surgeons in training to come together for educational, scientific, and social purposes to promote and advance the study and practice of surgery.

The Congress proposes to carry out this mission by holding an annual scientific meeting that consists of one or more postgraduate courses covering new techniques and technology for specific surgical topics plus a three-day plenary session that includes (1) prominent surgical authorities as invited speakers; (2) presentations with assigned discussants selected from a large number of abstracts; (3) current surgical research projects selected by competition; (4) surgical operative procedures by noted surgeons on video; (5) informal discussion groups at luncheon meetings; (6) specialty panels providing opportunities for active participation by the surgeons attending; (7) and a Poster Session covering a wide variety of general surgical topics, including discussion by a team of rounding professors.

At the annual meeting, all papers and videos shall have assigned discussants to insure that the topics are thoroughly covered and discrepancies in research are noted.  Time will be allocated for discussion from the floor to increase audience participation.

Papers presented at the meeting will be submitted for peer review and then published, along with manuscripts independently submitted, in THE AMERICAN SURGEON, a journal owned and published by the Southeastern Surgical Congress.

The Congress is committed to assisting surgeons keep abreast of new and emerging technologies, based on accepted recommendations or sound new research, to make surgery safer and more effective for patient care. The Southeastern Surgical Congress monitors impact on practice change by systematic assessment of meeting/course evaluations.

Adopted August 16, 2008


RESIDENTS' FORUM

 Residents' Forum
Saturday, February 20, 2016


Purpose: The purpose of the Forum is to provide an opportunity for residents to present and discuss their research with others in an atmosphere that encourages academic exchange in a low-pressure setting.

MODERATORS:

  • Michael O. Meyers, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • J. Patrick O’Leary, MD, Florida International University College of Medicine, Miami, FL
  • Joseph B. Cofer, MD, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, TN
9:00             WELCOME                                                                              
     
9:05 RF1      Quantification of the Effect of Diabetes Mellitus on Ventral Hernia Repair:  
Results from Two National Registries
    CR Huntington MD, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
     
9:20 RF2 The Pathologic Finding of Combined Lobular Carcinoma in Situ and
Invasive Lobular Cancer May Indicate More Than Just a High Risk Marker
Role of Lobular Carcinoma In Situ
    CJ Jean-Louis DO, Navicent Health Medical Center/Mercer University School  
of Medicine, Macon, GA
     
9:35 RF3 Alternatives to Indwelling Urinary Catheters Cause Unintended
Complications
    J Nguyen, VT Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA
     
9:50 RF4 Analysis of All-Terrain Vehicle Trauma Data: Implications for Increased
Regulation and Injury Prevention
    CV Ho MD, Memorial University Medical Center, Savannah, GA
     
10:05 RF5 Use of A Novel Accounting and Grouping Method for Major Trunk Injury -
Analysis of Data from a Statewide Trauma Financial Survey
    K Joubert MD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
     
10:20   BREAK
     
10:35 RF6 Esophagectomy: Comparison Of Short-Term Outcomes Between Single
versus Two-Team Approach
    N Iqbal MBBS, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
     
10:50 RF7 Outcomes of the Open Abdomen in Damage Control Surgery
    T Galbreath DO, WellSpan Health York Hospital, York, PA
     
11:05 RF8 Unnecessary Transfers for Acute Surgical Care: Who and Why?
    K Kummerow Broman MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center,
    Nashville, TN
     
11:20 RF9 Cytoreduction with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: An
Appraisal of Outcomes and Cost at a Newly Established Peritoneal
Malignancy Program
    NM Hinkle MD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
     
11:35 RF10    Patients with More Severe Infection Do Not Require Longer
Antimicrobial Therapy for Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infection
    R Rattan MD, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL and University of Virginia  
Health System, Charlottesville, VA
     
11:50   Evaluate the Course and Adjourn
 

POSTGRADUATE COURSE 

Postgraduate Course
Advances in Hernia Repair

Saturday, February 20, 2016
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 

Coordinator – Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD, Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, NC

Course Description: The course will inform participants of recent advances in hernia repair and address existing controversies. Nationally recognized faculty will present on the indications of which surgical approach to use in complex ventral hernia repairs, the types and advantages/ disadvantages of different component separation techniques during abdominal wall reconstruction, the importance of abdominal wall closure technique and the use of biologic versus synthetic mesh, the benefits and potential concerns of using mesh in hiatal hernias, the potential advantages of using the robot for ventral hernia repair, and the incorporation of enhanced recovery evidence-based paradigms after hernia surgery.

Course Objectives: At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the indications for laparoscopic versus open ventral hernia repair
  • Describe the different types of component separation techniques and outline which approach to use for a variety of different clinical scenarios
  • Choose the appropriate approach after failed component separation
  • Recognize the potential benefits of robotic surgery for complex abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Integrate evidence-based approaches for the postoperative care of abdominal wall reconstruction patients to improve their outcomes
  • Justify the use of mesh for abdominal wall reconstruction and identify the appropriate mesh for different case scenarios
  • Evaluate the benefits/risks of using mesh in the hiatus       

 

 1:00  #1 Who Gets What? Laparoscopic vs Open Ventral Hernia Repair
SACredit   William W. Hope, MD, SEAHEC/New Hanover Medical Center, Wilmington, NC
     
1:20     #2 TAR, Stoppa, Ramirez… What Do All These Mean and Which One to Choose?  
SACredit   William S. Cobb, MD, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC
     
 1:40  #3 Is There a Role for the Robot in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction?
SACredit   Alfredo M. Carbonell, DO, University Medical Group, Greenville, SC
     
 2:00  #4 The Hernia Has Recurred After Component Separation, Now What?
SACredit   Bruce J. Ramshaw, MD, Advanced Hernia Solutions at Transformative Care 
    Institute, Daytona Beach, FL
     
 2:20  #5 Panel Discussion
     
 2:50   BREAK
     
 3:10  #6 Do Mesh Placement and Midline Closure Techniques Matter?
SACredit   Benjamin K. Poulose, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 
     
3:30 #7 Biologic or Synthetic Mesh? What Mesh Should I Use and When?
SACredit   Brent D. Matthews, MD, Carolinas Healthcare, Charlotte, NC
     
3:50 #8 Hiatal/Paraesophageal Hernias: To Mesh or Not?
SACredit   William O. Richards, MD, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
     
4:10 #9 Laparoscopic versus Open Inguinal Hernia Repair: Who, Why, and How?
SACredit   Hartwig Bunzendahl, MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
     
4:30 #10     Panel Discussion
     
5:00   Evaluate & Adjourn

 

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

Sunday, February 21 - Morning Session

6:30   Registration Opens/Grand Rounds of Posters
     
8:00       OPENING SESSION
     
8:30  #1  Letton Lecture 
SACredit    Contemporary Management of Borderline and Locally  
    Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
    Rebecca M. Minter, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical
    Center, Dallas, TX
     
9:10 #2 Gold Medal – Is there an Optimal Surgical Approach to
SACredit    Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Ampulla? A Single Institution 
    Experience Over 15 Years
    GG Baptiste BA, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University,
    Atlanta, GA
     
9:30 #3  Surgical Resection is Indicated for Low-Grade Pancreatic 
SACredit     Neuroendocrine Tumors (PNET) >2 cm in Size but not
    for Smaller Neoplasms 
    C Mosquera MD, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
     
 9:50 #4  Evolution of Laparoscopic Surgery for Colorectal Cancer:  
SACredit   The Impact of the COST Trial, A Look Into the SEER Database
    M Julien MD, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 
     
10:10   BREAK
     
10:30  #5  Right versus Left-Sided Colectomies: A Comparison of Outcomes
SACredit    SA Groene MD, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
     
10:50 #6   Gold Medal – The Goalposts Have Moved: Can Surgery  
SACredit    Residents Meet Updated Quality Benchmarks for Adenoma  
    Detection Rate in Colonoscopy?
    JB Ortolani MD, Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA
     
11:10 #7 A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Reducing Surgical Site Infections  
SACredit     CB Rodriguez BS, Florida Hospital Tampa, Tampa, FL 
     
11:30 #8 Gold Medal – A Single Surgeon’s Experience with Enhanced  
SACredit   Recovery after Surgery (ERAS): An Army of One
    C Mosquera MD, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 
     
11:50 #9 PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
    Crossroads ...
    David J. Cole, MD, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
     
12:30   Evaluate and Adjourn

 

Sunday Luncheons

Fellow, Resident, and Medical Student Committee

Making Effective Transition to Fellowship and Preparing for the ABS Certifying Examination

Transition to Fellowship

Setting Goals

New Fellowships State Date of August 1

What it means for the resident

What it means for the program

Change in Qualifying Exam Date

Mock Orals

Overview

Session 1 with critique

Session 2 with Critique

Questions from Audience 

 

Surgical Practice Committee

ERAS in General Surgery
Allen Herline, MD

ICD 10 Adoption: Like It or Not
R. Lawrence Reed, II, MD

 

Sunday, February 21 
American College of Surgeons Session

2:00 #10  Payment Reform/PQRS                                          
    Patrick V. Bailey, MD, FACS
     
2:30 #11 Welcome to the Future: How Will We Measure Performance?
    Frank G. Opelka, MD, FACS
     
3:00 #12 The Second Century
    J. David Richardson, MD, FACS
     
3:30   BREAK
     
3:45 #13 Burnout/Life Balance 
    Kevin E. Behrns, MD, FACS
     
4:30 #14 The College and Surgical Quality - A Shared Odyssey
    Lamar S. McGinnis, Jr., MD, FACS
     
5:00      Evaluate and Adjourn

 

Sunday, February 21
Quick Shots

5:30 QS1    Outcomes after Salvage Total Pancreatectomy for Refractory Chronic Pancreatitis
SACredit   WP Lancaster MD, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
     
5:36 QS2 A Descriptive Analysis of VTE in Georgia TQIP Centers Using Retrospective TQIP Data
SACredit   DW Ashley MD, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA
     
5:42 QS3 Outcomes of Endoscopic Stenting for Traumatic Biliary and Pancreatic Fistulae
SACredit   JS Richey MD, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, SC
     
 5:48  QS4 Surgical Management of Spontaneous Pneumothorax: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
SACredit   CL Sudduth BS, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
     
5:54 QS5 Analysis of Profit and Loss by Injury Severity Over 20 Years at a University Level I Trauma Center
SACredit   JS Young MD, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
     
6:00 QS6 Ethanol Lock Prolongs Survival and Increases Salvage of Tunneled Central Venous Catheters in Pediatric Patients on Home Total Parenteral Nutrition
SACredit   MM Jordan MD, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
     
6:06 QS7 Ten-Year Evaluation of Colorectal Cancer in Young Adults
SACredit   DE Disbrow MD, Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC
     
6:12 QS8 A Standardized, Inter-department, Simulation-Based Central Line Insertion Course Closes an Educational Gap and Improves Intern Comfort with the Procedure
SACredit    J Grudziak MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
     
 6:18 QS9 Return to the System within 30 Days of Discharge Following Pediatric Appendectomy
SACredit    HL Short MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
     
 6:24 QS10  Higher Versus Lower FFP-to-PRBC Ratio in Massive Transfusion: A Meta-Analysis of Patient Outcomes 
SACredit   RM Mubang MD, St Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA
     
 6:30   Evaluate and Adjourn

 

Monday, February 22 - Morning Session

 6:30   Registration Opens/Grand Rounds of Posters
     
 8:00  #16    Panel: Stump the Professors
    Moderator:  David V. Feliciano, MD
    Panelists:    Kenneth W. Sharp, MD 
                              Alexander S. Rosemurgy, MD
                              J. David Richardson, MD
     
 8:50  #17 Gold Medal – GM37 - Diabetic Foot Ulcers: The Importance of    
SACredit   Patient Cormorbidity Recognition and Total Contact Casting in
    Successful Wound Care
    M Jagadish, University of Tennessee Medical School, Knoxville, TN
     
 9:10  #18 Patients at Increased Risk of Infection Do Not Require Longer 
SACredit   Antimicrobial Therapy for Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infection
    R Rattan MD, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL and
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 
     
 9:30 #19 Sherman Lecture
SACredit    In Pursuit of the Holy Grail - Developing a Trauma System and Improving 
    the Quality of Care 
    Loring W. Rue, III, MD, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
     
10:10   BREAK
     
10:30 #20 Pancreatic Leak Predicts Readmission following Pancreaticoduodenectomy 
SACredit    C Mosquera MD, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
     
10:50 #21  Gold Medal – Impact of Beta-Blockers on Non-Head Injured Trauma Patients 
SACredit    LE Hendrick MD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 
     
11:10  #22  Neuropsychological Changes in Primary Hyperparathyroidism after 
SACredit    Parathyroidectomy 
    JY Liu MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
     
11:30 #23 Laws Lecture 
SACredit    Resident Jeopardy
    R. James Valentine, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
     
12:10   Business Luncheon/Installation of Officers

 

Monday, February 22 - Afternoon Sessions

2:00   #24    Gold Medal – Development of Electronic Medical Record Based
SACredit    Report Results in Improved Efficiency, More Time for Direct Patient Care 
    and Education, and Less Resident Duty Hour Violations
    PB Ham III MD, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University,
    Augusta, GA
     
2:20 #25 Patterns of Recurrence and Mechanisms of Failure after Ventral 
SACredit    Hernia Repair with Mesh
    S McGrath MD, Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC
     
2:40 #26 Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Hiatal Hernia Repair Outcomes
SACredit    VM Sutherland, Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, NC
     
3:00 #27 Video – Laparoscopic Revision of Fundoplication and Hiatal 
SACredit    Hernia Repair with Explant of Biologic Synthetic Mesh Causing 
    Hiatal Stenosis
    MA Antiporda MD, Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL
     
3:20 #28 Video - Laparoscopic Repair of a Symptomatic Type 4 
SACredit    Paraesophageal Hernia with a Collis Gastroplasty
    MM Shah MD, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
     
3:40 #29 Pro/Con – What is the Best Management of Hinchey III Diverticulitis 
    Alan J. Herline, MD vs Robert A. Maxwell, MD
     
4:10   Break – Presentation of Gold Medal Awards

 

Monday, February 22 - Parallel Session I

4:30        #30    The Impact of Chemotherapy on the Complications Associated 
SACredit   with Mastectomy and Immediate Autologous Tissue Reconstruction 
    S Tanaka MD, Ochsner Medical Institutions, New Orleans, LA
     
4:45 #31 Factors Associated with Positive (+) Margin Status after Breast Conserving
SACredit   Surgery (BCS) in Women with Breast Cancer: An Analysis of the National
    Cancer Database (NCDB)
    JM Hanna, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
     
5:00 #32 Comparing Radioiodine Seed Localized Excision and Wire Localized 
SACredit   Excision of Non-Palpable Breast Lesions: A Single Center Experience
    E Dentcheva MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
     
5:15 #33 Calculation of the Malignancy Rate, Number Needed to Treat, and Positive 
SACredit   Predictive Value for Screening Breast MRI
    JS Kennedy MD, DeKalb Medical, Decatur, GA
     
5:30   Evaluate and Adjourn

 

Monday, February 22 - Parallel Session II

4:30        #34   Timing of Post-Thyroidectomy Radioactive Iodine Ablation Does
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  Not Affect Overall Survival in Low and Intermediate-Risk Papillary 
    Thyroid Carcinoma
    P. Suman MD, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL
     
4:45 #35 The Sonographic Subcentimeter Malignant Thyroid Nodule: What Does
SACredit   It Stand For?
    A Pascual MD, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, PR
     
5:00 #36 Sonographic Appearance is Useful in Predicting the Extent of Initial
SACredit   Operative Therapy for Thyroid Nodules Classified as “Suspicious 
    for Malignancy” (SFM)
    K Statler MD, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV
     
5:15 #37 Population-based Study of Factors Influencing Completion 
SACredit   Lymph Node Dissection Compliance in Melanoma and its Relationship 
    to Overall Survival Using the National Cancer Database
    S Samreen MD, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
     
5:30   Evaluate and Adjourn

 

Monday, February 22 - Video Interactive Session

5:30         
VS1    Laser-Assisted Endovascular Retrieval of an Embedded Vena                       
SACredit
  Cava Filter
    PF Fischer MD, Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, NC
     
5:45 VS2 Robotic Reversal of Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass due to 
SACredit    Recurrent Gastrojejunal Anastomotic Occlusion
    G McRary BA, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
     
6:00 VS3 Laparoscopic Caudate Lobectomy for Colorectal Liver 
SACredit    Metastasis
    BM Martin MD, Emory University School of Medicine,
    Atlanta, GA
     
6:15 VS4 Combined Robotic/Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy 
SACredit    with Distal Pancreatectomy and Splenectomy
    SB Ross MD, Florida Hospital Tampa, Tampa, FL
     
6:30 VS5 Rare Extralobar Pulmonary Sequestration Resected
SACredit    Using Robotic-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
    RJ Sanders MD, Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC
     
6:45   Adjourn

Tuesday, February 23 - Parallel Session III

6:15         Registration Opens
     
7:00  #38  Better to be Fat than Thin: Analysis of Mortality in Traumatically 
SACredit    Injured Patients Based on BMI and Mechanism Reveals Highest
    Mortality among the Underweight Not the Obese
    C Short MD, Orlando Health, Orlando, FL 
     
7:15  #39  ARDS Incidence, But Not Mortality, Has Decreased Nationwide -  
SACredit    A National Trauma Data Bank Study
    M Fahr MD, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center,  
    Baton Rouge, LA
     
7:30 #40 Failure of Chlorhexidine to Prevent Postoperative Pneumonia: 
SACredit   Regression Modeling with NSQIP Data
    J Bansal, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA
     
7:45 #41 Arterial Injuries Associated with Blunt Fractures in the 
SACredit   Lower Extremity
    JJ Coleman MD, Indiana University School of Medicine,
    Indianapolis, IN
     
8:00 #42 Simple Prediction of Massive Transfusion Need in Geriatric
SACredit   Trauma Patients
     
8:15 #43 What's In The Box? The Effectiveness of a Low Volume
SACredit   Massive Transfusion Protocol
    ME Barnett BS, Memorial University Medical Center, Savannah, GA
     
8:30 #44 Effect of Omission of Daily Chest Radiographs on 
SACredit   Mechanically Ventilated Trauma Patients
    SL Carroll MD, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
     
8:45   Break

 

Tuesday, February 23 - Parallel Session IV

7:00         #45  Development and Validation of a Risk Calculator for Renal
SACredit   Complications after Colorectal Surgery using the National 
    Surgical Quality Improvement Program Participant
    Use Files (NSQIP-PUF)
    S Fang MBBS MPH, Emory University School of Medicine,
    Atlanta, GA
     
7:15 #46 Changing Epidemiology of Diverticulitis in the United States
SACredit   T Galbreath DO, WellSpan York Hospital, York, PA
     
7:30 #47 Can Drains Be Safely Eliminated in Abdominal Wall
SACredit   Reconstruction?
    J Dean MD, Advanced Hernia Solutions, Daytona Beach, FL
     
7:45 #48 A Large Single-Center Experience of Lateral 
SACredit   Abdominal Wall Hernia Repairs
    JA Warren MD, Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC
     
8:00 #49 For Love, Not Money: The Negative Financial Implications 
SACredit   of Surgical Fellowships
    PM Inclan BS, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC
     
8:15 #50 Surgical Mortality Review Reduces Preventable Deaths
SACredit   and Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs)
    L Heidelberg, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
     
8:30 #51 Cadaver-Based Simulation Increases Resident Confidence
SACredit   and May Augment Operative Autonomy
    SC Kim MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
     
8:45   Break

 

Tuesday, February 23 - Scientific Session

9:00        #52  Panel – How Do I Do It: Tips from SESC Experts                   
     Steven P. Bowers, MD - Laparoscopic Paresophageal Hernia Repair
     Steven Hughes, MD - Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy
     Sharona B. Ross, MD - SILS Cholecystectomy
     Rana Pullatt, MD - Management of Bariatric Surgery Complications
     
10:00 #53 Robotic Esophageal Diverticulectomy, Heller Myotomy,
SACredit   Toupet Fundoplication, and Hiatal Hernia Repair
    JL Stetler MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
     
10:15 #54 Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration for  
SACredit    Primary Choledocholithiasis 
    RC Kirks MD, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 
     
10:30  #55  Excessive Postoperative Fluid Administration in  
SACredit    Infants with Gastroschisis 
    PC Bonasso MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine,  
    Morgantown, WV 
     
10:45  #56  Preoperative Bowel Preparation Prior to Elective  
SACredit    Bowel Resection or Ostomy Closure in the Pediatric Patient 
    Population Has No Impact on Outcomes: A Prospective
    Randomized Study 
    M Shah MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 
     
11:00 #57 Video – Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia 
SACredit   Repair With Mesh
    GA Darwazeh MD, Saint Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, MD
     
11:15 #58 Identifying Effectors of Outcomes in Patients 
SACredit   with Large Umbilical Hernias
    SA Groene MD, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
     
11:30 #59 Gluteal Fascial Advancement for Pilonidal Cyst Disease:
SACredit   A 10-year Review
    BC Powell MD, Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC
     
11:45 #60 Chest Wall Stabilization Leads to Shortened Chest Tube 
SACredit   Stay Time in Rib Fracture Patients after Traumatic 
    Chest Wall Injury
    MT Fitzgerald MD, Mercer University, Macon, GA 
     
12:00   Evaluate and Adjourn