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FEBRUARY 12, 2018



Andrew Newton, MD – University of Pennsylvania
“Intraoperative Near Infrared Imaging with Indocyanine Green Improves Tumor Visualization and Margin Assessment for Pancreatic Neoplasms During Distal Pancreatectomy”



Andrea Lubitz, MD – Temple University Hospital
“Postoperative Respiratory Failure: Safer Surgery Improves Outcomes”

Kimberly Linden, MD – Cooper University Hospital
“The Effects Of Cannabinoids On Wound Healing”

Elizabeth Gleeson, MD – Drexel University College of Medicine
“Patient-Specific Predictors of Failure to Rescue After Major Hepatectomy”

Arturo J. Rios-Diaz, MD – Thomas Jefferson University
“Understanding Nationwide Readmissions After Thyroid Surgery”


Konstantinos Zorbas, MD – Temple University Hospital
“Serum Albumin Level is a Significant Prognostic Factor for Anastomotic Leak after Colorectal Resection”

Andrew Zheng, MD – Cooper University Hospital
“Epigenetic Drugs Significantly Increase Paclitaxel Effect On Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cells While Preserving Adipose-derived Stem Cell Viability”

Yujin Suto, MD – University of Pennsylvania
“Cerebral Edema And Neurological Recovery After Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Is Worsened If Accompanied By A Concomitant Long Bone Fracture”

Janhvi Sookram, MD – Cooper University Hospital
“Addition Of Epigenetic Drugs Reverses Chemoresistance In Ovarian Cancer While Maintaining Wound Healing Ability”

Aitua C. Salami, MD – Albert Einstein Healthcare Network
“Outcomes of Octogenarians with Esophageal Cancer: an Analysis of the National Cancer Database”

Emily Sagalow – Thomas Jefferson University
“Blood transfusions given preoperatively are associated with increased morbidity and mortality in surgical neonates”

Irfan Rhemtulla, MD – University of Pennsylvania
“Can We Predict Incisional Hernia Formation? – A Longitudinal Assessment of 561,558 Patients Undergoing Abdominal Surgery”

Michael Mazzei, MD – Temple University Hospital
“Aspirin Versus Low Molecular Weight Heparin for Extended Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Lower Extremity Trauma”

Joseph Marcotte, MD – Cooper University Hospital
“The Effect of the Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid (SAHA) and Paclitaxel Treatment on Full-Thickness Wound Healing in Mice”

Teena Dhir, MD – Thomas Jefferson University
“Sensitizing Pancreatic Cancer Cells By Utilizing Targeted siHuR Nanotherapy”

Syed Moiz Ahmed, MD – University of Pennsylvania
“DOACs and ASA Reduce Brain Leukocyte Recruitment And Edema After TBI And May Improve Recovery”