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136th ASA Annual Meeting Publications

136th ASA Annual Meeting Presidential Address

Engines of Discovery and Innovation
Economou, James Steven

136th ASA Annual Meeting Presidential Forum

Cancer Research in the 21st Century
Economou, James S.; Slamon, Dennis J.; Ribas, Antoni; Phelps, Michael E.

136th ASA Annual Meeting Papers

Locoregional Recurrence After Sentinel Lymph Node Dissection With or Without Axillary Dissection in Patients With Sentinel Lymph Node Metastases: Long-term Follow-up From the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (Alliance) ACOSOG Z0011 Randomized Trial
Giuliano, Armando E.; Ballman, Karla; McCall, Linda; Beitsch, Peter; Whitworth, Pat W.; Blumencranz, Peter; Leitch, A. Marilyn; Saha, Sukamal; Morrow, Monica; Hunt, Kelly K.

Reversal of Growth Arrest With the Combined Administration of Oxandrolone and Propranolol in Severely Burned Children
Herndon, David N.; Voigt, Charles D.; Capek, Karel D.; Wurzer, Paul; Guillory, Ashley; Kline, Andrea; Andersen, Clark R.; Klein, Gordon L.; Tompkins, Ronald G.; Suman, Oscar E.; Finnerty, Celeste C.; Meyer, Walter J.; Sousse, Linda E.

The Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor is a Repressor of Inflammation-associated Colorectal Tumorigenesis in Mouse
Díaz-Díaz, Carol J.; Ronnekleiv-Kelly, Sean M.; Nukaya, Manabu; Geiger, Peter G.; Balbo, Silvia; Dator, Romel; Megna, Bryant W.; Carney, Patrick R.; Bradfield, Christopher A.; Kennedy, Gregory D.

Patients With Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction Should Be Primarily Managed by a Surgical Team
Aquina, Christopher T.; Becerra, Adan Z.; Probst, Christian P.; Xu, Zhaomin; Hensley, Bradley J.; Iannuzzi, James C.; Noyes, Katia; Monson, John R. T.; Fleming, Fergal J.

Leaning to the Left: Increasing the Donor Pool by Using the Left Lobe, Outcomes of the Largest Single-center North American Experience of Left Lobe Adult-to-adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation
Halazun, Karim J.; Przybyszewski, Eric M.; Griesemer, Adam D.; Cherqui, Daniel; Michelassi, Fabrizio; Guarrera, James V.; Kato, Tomoaki; Brown, Robert S. Jr; Emond, Jean C.; Samstein, Benjamin

Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: Neoadjuvant Therapy With Folfirinox Results in Resectability in 60% of the Patients
Hackert, Thilo; Sachsenmaier, Milena; Hinz, Ulf; Schneider, Lutz; Michalski, Christoph W.; Springfeld, Christoph; Strobel, Oliver; Jäger, Dirk; Ulrich, Alexis; Büchler, Markus W.

The Impact of Different Surgical Techniques on Outcomes in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomies: The First Report from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)
Berger, Elizabeth R.; Clements, Ronald H.; Morton, John M.; Huffman, Kristopher M.; Wolfe, Bruce M.; Nguyen, Ninh T.; Ko, Clifford Y.; Hutter, Matthew M.

Computed Tomography Utilization for the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis in Children Decreases With a Diagnostic Algorithm
Shah, Sohail R.; Sinclair, Kelly A.; Theut, Stephanie B.; Johnson, Kathy M.; Holcomb, George W. III; St. Peter, Shawn D.

Grading of Surgeon Technical Performance Predicts Postoperative Pancreatic Fistula for Pancreaticoduodenectomy Independent of Patient-related Variables
Hogg, Melissa E.; Zenati, Mazen; Novak, Stephanie; Chen, Yong; Jun, Yan; Steve, Jennifer; Kowalsky, Stacy J.; Bartlett, David L.; Zureikat, Amer H.; Zeh, Herbert J. III

Defining Benchmarks for Major Liver Surgery: A multicenter Analysis of 5202 Living Liver Donors
Rössler, Fabian; Sapisochin, Gonzalo; Song, GiWon; Lin, Yu-Hung; Simpson, Mary Ann; Hasegawa, Kiyoshi; Laurenzi, Andrea; Sánchez Cabús, Santiago; Nunez, Milton Inostroza; Gatti, Andrea; Beltrame, Magali Chahdi; Slankamenac, Ksenija; Greig, Paul D.; Lee, S

Professionalism Training For Surgical Residents: Documenting the Advantages of a Professionalism Curriculum
Hochberg, Mark S.; Berman, Russell S.; Kalet, Adina L.; Zabar, Sondra; Gillespie, Colleen; Pachter, H. Leon

Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) After the Learning Curve: Durable Long-term Results With a Low Complication Rate
Hungness, Eric S.; Sternbach, Joel M.; Teitelbaum, Ezra N.; Kahrilas, Peter J.; Pandolfino, John E.; Soper, Nathaniel J.

Glucose Control in Severely Burned Patients Using Metformin: An Interim Safety and Efficacy Analysis of a Phase II Randomized Controlled Trial
Jeschke, Marc G.; Abdullahi, Abdikarim; Burnett, Marjorie; Rehou, Sarah; Stanojcic, Mile

No Need for Routine Drainage After Pancreatic Head Resection: The Dual-Center, Randomized, Controlled PANDRA Trial (ISRCTN04937707)
Witzigmann, Helmut; Diener, Markus K.; Kienkötter, Stefan; Rossion, Inga; Bruckner, Thomas; Bärbel Werner, ; Pridöhl, Olaf; Radulova-Mauersberger, Olga; Lauer, Heike; Knebel, Phillip; Ulrich, Alexis; Strobel, Oliver; Hackert, Thilo; Büchler, Markus W.

Regionalization of Emergent Vascular Surgery for Patients With Ruptured AAA Improves Outcomes
Warner, Courtney J.; Roddy, Sean P.; Chang, Benjamin B.; Kreienberg, Paul B.; Sternbach, Yaron; Taggert, John B.; Ozsvath, Kathleen J.; Stain, Steven C.; Darling, R. Clement III

Timing of Surgical Repair After Bile Duct Injury Impacts Postoperative Complications but Not Anastomotic Patency
Dominguez-Rosado, Ismael; Sanford, Dominic E.; Liu, Jingxia; Hawkins, William G.; Mercado, Miguel A.

Evaluation of the ProPublica Surgeon Scorecard “Adjusted Complication Rate” Measure Specifications
Ban, Kristen A.; Cohen, Mark E.; Ko, Clifford Y.; Friedberg, Mark W.; Stulberg, Jonah J.; Zhou, Lynn; Hall, Bruce L.; Hoyt, David B.; Bilimoria, Karl Y.

A Highly Predictive Model for Diagnosis of Colorectal Neoplasms Using Plasma MicroRNA: Improving Specificity and Sensitivity
Carter, Jane V.; Roberts, Henry L.; Pan, Jianmin; Rice, Jonathan D.; Burton, James F.; Galbraith, Norman J.; Eichenberger, Maurice R.; Jorden, Jeffery; Deveaux, Peter; Farmer, Russell; Williford, Anna; Kanaan, Ziad; Rai, Shesh N.; Galandiuk, Susan

Is Nonoperative Management Warranted in Ventral Hernia Patients With Comorbidities?: A Case-matched, Prospective, Patient-centered Study
Holihan, Julie L.; Henchcliffe, Blake E.; Mo, Jiandi; Flores-Gonzalez, Juan R.; Ko, Tien C.; Kao, Lillian S.; Liang, Mike K.

Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Liberal Vs Restricted Perioperative Fluid Management in Patients Undergoing Pancreatectomy
Grant, Florence; Brennan, Murray F.; Allen, Peter J.; DeMatteo, Ronald P.; Kingham, T. Peter; D’Angelica, Michael; Fischer, Mary E.; Gonen, Mithat; Zhang, Hao; Jarnagin, William R.

The Role of Radio Frequency Detection System Embedded Surgical Sponges in Preventing Retained Surgical Sponges: A Prospective Evaluation in Patients Undergoing Emergency Surgery
Inaba, Kenji; Okoye, Obi; Aksoy, Hande; Skiada, Dimitra; Ault, Glenn; Sener, Stephen; Lam, Lydia; Benjamin, Elizabeth; Demetriades, Demetrios

Troponin Elevation After Colorectal Surgery: Significance and Management
Gorgun, Emre; Lan, Billy Y.; Aydinli, H. Hande; Reed, Grant W.; Menon, Venu; Sessler, Daniel I.; Stocchi, Luca; Remzi, Feza H.

Pure Laparoscopic Hepatectomy Versus Open Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in 110 Patients With Liver Cirrhosis: A Propensity Analysis at a Single Center
Cheung, Tan To; Dai, Wing Chiu; Tsang, Simon H. Y.; Chan, Albert C. Y.; Chok, Kenneth S. H.; Chan, See Ching; Lo, Chung Mau

Postoperative 30-day Readmission: Time to Focus on What Happens Outside the Hospital
Morris, Melanie S.; Graham, Laura A.; Richman, Joshua S.; Hollis, Robert H.; Jones, Caroline E.; Wahl, Tyler; Itani, Kamal M. F.; Mull, Hillary J.; Rosen, Amy K.; Copeland, Laurel; Burns, Edith; Telford, Gordon; Whittle, Jeffery; Wilson, Mark; Knight, Sar

Timing of Chemical Thromboprophylaxis and Deep Vein Thrombosis in Major Colorectal Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Zaghiyan, Karen N.; Sax, Harry C.; Miraflor, Emily; Cossman, David; Wagner, Willis; Mirocha, James; Gewertz, Bruce; Fleshner, Phillip; for the Cedars-Sinai DVT Study Group

A Multi-institutional Comparison of Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic and Open Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Zureikat, Amer H.; Postlewait, Lauren M.; Liu, Yuan; Gillespie, Theresa W.; Weber, Sharon M.; Abbott, Daniel E.; Ahmad, Syed A.; Maithel, Shishir K.; Hogg, Melissa E.; Zenati, Mazen; Cho, Clifford S.; Salem, Ahmed; Xia, Brent; Steve, Jennifer; Nguyen, Tra

Liver Resection and Transplantation for Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma Beyond Milan Criteria
Zaydfudim, Victor M.; Vachharajani, Neeta; Klintmalm, Goran B.; Jarnagin, William R.; Hemming, Alan W.; Doyle, Maria B. Majella; Cavaness, Keith M.; Chapman, William C.; Nagorney, David M.

A Prospective Evaluation of Systemic Biomarkers and Cognitive Function Associated with Carotid Revascularization
Zuniga, Mary C.; Tran, Thuy B.; Baughman, Brittanie D.; Raghuraman, Gayatri; Hitchner, Elizabeth; Rosen, Allyson; Zhou, Wei

Effect of Hospital Case Mix on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Star Scores: Are All Stars the Same?
Thiels, Cornelius A.; Hanson, Kristine T.; Yost, Kathleen J.; Zielinski, Martin D.; Habermann, Elizabeth B.; Cima, Robert R.

Can Sleeve Gastrectomy “Cure” Diabetes? Long-term Metabolic Effects of Sleeve Gastrectomy in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
Aminian, Ali; Brethauer, Stacy A.; Andalib, Amin; Punchai, Suriya; Mackey, Jennifer; Rodriguez, John; Rogula, Tomasz; Kroh, Matthew; Schauer, Philip R.

Are Patient-reported Outcomes Correlated With Clinical Outcomes After Surgery?: A Population-based Study
Waljee, Jennifer F.; Ghaferi, Amir; Cassidy, Ruth; Varban, Oliver; Finks, Jonathan; Chung, Kevin C.; Carlozzi, Noelle E.; Dimick, Justin B.