Thursday 8/23/2018

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Thurs. 8/23/18

7:00-8:00  Registration
8:00-8:15  Welcome
Alison Wilson, MD

General Session I – Vascular

8:15-8:30 Spinal Cord Deficit after 1114 Extent II Open Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Joseph Coselli, MD
8:30-8:45 Endovascular Approach to Unstable Subclavian Artery Injuries
Matthew Wall, MD
8:45-9:00 Ciprofloxacin Increases Susceptibility to Aortic Dissection and Rupture in Mice
Scott LeMaire, MD
9:00-9:15 Novel Strategies for Teaching Open Vascular Surgery
Alexandre d’Audiffret, MD
9:15-9:30 Developing a Regional Salvage Program
Joseph Mills, MD
9:30-9:45 Panel
9:45-10:15  Break & Exhibts

General Session II – Abstracts

10:15-10:25 Using the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Wound, Ischemia, and foot Infection (WIfI) Classification as a tool to identify patients most likely to benefit from revascularization
Jessica Mayor, MD
10:25-10:35 Challenging Dogma: Routine Completion Angiography is not Warranted Following Lower Extremity Traumatic Arterial Repairs
Ahmed Khouqeer, MD
10:35-10:45 Simple instrument assesses hemorrhage control skills from “Stop the Bleed” in participants with relatively low college degree attainment
Apar Patel, MBBS, MPH
10:45-10:55 Clinical Stage I Pancreatic Cancer: Fact or Fiction?
Katherine Baugh, MD
10:55-11:05  Increase in Nitric Oxide Formation and  Near-infrared Spectroscopy Values with Arginine and Citrulline Supplementation decreases the Rate of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in a Premature Piglet Model
Patricio Lau, MD
11:05-11:15 Transaortic gunshot wound through perivisceral segment successfully managed by placement of thoracic stent graft.
Cara Lyle, MD
11:15-11:25 Parathyroidectomy is Underutilized in the Treatment of Primary Hyperparathyroidism in Veterans
Elizabeth Alore, MD
Lunch Session   
11:30-1:00 The State of the Department at BCM
Todd Rosengart, MD

General Session III-Trauma/Critical Care

1:15-1:30 Impact of the ABCDEF Initiative
Gregory Schaefer, DO
1:30-1:45 Trauma Outreach in the Prehospital Setting: A Pilot Study
Jim Bardes, MD
1:45-2:00 Leading a  Level II Trauma Center: What I Didn’t Learn in Residency
Rachel Keilin, MD
2:00-2:15 Pressure ulcer prevention in trauma and acute care surgery patients: From admission to discharge.
Ron Hekier, MD
2:15-2:30 Update on Coagulation and Transfusions
John Aucar, MD
2:30-2:45 Electrophrenic Respiration Improves Quality of Life
Laurens Pickard, MD
2:45-3:00  Panel

Special Session


The Kenneth L. Mattox Frontiers & Pioneers Excellence in Innovation Lecture:

Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery: State of the Art

Joseph Lamelas, MD
3:30-4:00 Break and Exhibits

General Session IV- General

4:00-4:15 Cutting Edge Technology in GERD
Tripp Buckley, MD
4:15-4:30 Lobular Breast Cancer Metastatic to the Colon and Pericolonic Lymph Nodes
Ronney Stadler, MD
4:30-4:45 Necorotizing Fasciitis: On the Rise
Kimberly Bailey, MD
4:45-5:00 Robotic versus Laparoscopic Right Colectomy: Post-operative Hemoglobin Trends from a Community Colorectal Surgery Group
Marc Downs, MD
5:00-5:15 Postoperative Staphylococcus aureus Infection in the Veterans Health Administration: Incidence and Trends from 2008-2015
William O’Brien, MS
5:15-5:30 Panel