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Submissions from 2019

Surgeon Readiness for Entry into Practice: A Survey of Abdominal Transplant Surgeons in the United States, Marwan Abouljoud, R Hirose, Shunji Nagai, C Gordon, and D Farmer

A comparison between outcomes of simultaneous pancreas/ kidney transplantation performed on type 1 and type 2 diabetics, Abbas Al-Kurd, M Safwan, Marwan Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Endothelial Cells Do Not Regulate Expression of CD46, CD55 and CD59 in the Presence of Anti-HLA Class I and II Antibodies, A Babu, T Pham, M Hamdorf, V Jucaud, M Everly, S Daga, and D Mitchell

Differential Regulation of Phosphokinases by Anti-HLA Class I and II Antibodies, A Babu, B Tran, M Hamdorf, V Jucaud, S Daga, D Mitchell, and M Everly

CLQ Dominant Deposits in Renal Transplant Biopsies Are Not Associated with Allograft Dysfunction, A Babu, Sean R. Williamson, Nadeen J. Khoury, Mohamed Safwan, and Anita Patel

Timeline for Resuming Physical Activlties After Renal Transplantation: A Mid West Pediatric Nephrology Consortium Study, P Baddi, H Patel, H Janjua, Dean Kim, and A Jajn

A National Cohort Validation of Graft Outcomes of Elderly Kidney Transplant Recipients, I Bajjoka, A Yaldo, Catherine Crombez, and Marwan S. Abouljoud

Does Ethnicity Impact Elderly Kidney Transplant Recipient Outcomes?, I Bajjoka, A Yaldo, S Serxa, Sierra A. Foley, Catherine Crombez, and Marwan S. Abouljoud

The Impact of Great Saphenous Vein Size on Gender, Clinical Severity, and Outcome of Patients Undergoing Vein Ablation for Varicose Veins, Scott Bendix, Edward L Peterson, Loay S Kabbani, Mitchell R Weaver, and Judith Lin

Heart set on beefing up?, A Bermudez, E Chang, and Melissa Nayak

Application of PROMIS scores in patients with non-arthritic hip pain presenting to sports medicine clinic, A Bermudez, Sreten Franovic, James Moeller, and Eric C. Makhni

Screening mammography reduces disparities by improving triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) early detection and outcomes., J A. Burns, Jessica Bensenhaver, Yalei Chen, L L. Susick, Lindsay Petersen, Erica Proctor, Saul David Nathanson, S Mandava, M Davis, and L A. Newman

Compliance with anti-hormonal therapy after omission of radiation following breast-conserving surgery in favorable older patient subgroup, Jessica A. Burns, Lindsay Petersen, Saul David Nathanson, Erica Proctor, Laura L. Susick, and Jessica M. Bensenhaver

Predictors and Outcomes of Acute Graft-Versus-Host Disease After Liver Transplant, Allyce Caines, Shunji Nagai, and Reena Salgia

Delayed kidney transplantation in combined liver-kidney transplantation: A validation analysis by the UNOS registry, Lucy Chau, D Moonka, M Safwan, Milagros Samaniego-Picota, Dean Kim, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Prediction of delayed graft function in combined liver-kidney transplantation: An analysis using the UNOS registry, Lucy Chau, M Safwan, Dilip Moonka, Dean Kim, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

"What I Wish I Would Have Known": Patient Impressions of Transplant Education, Kelly Collins, A Yaldo, Elizabeth Rubinstein, Karen E. Kippen, H Older, Shunji Nagai, and Marwan S. Abouljoud

An assessment of psychiatric needs pre-and postmultivisceral transplant, Elizabeth Fleagle, Kelly Bryce, Kelly Collins, Syed-Mohammed Jafri, Yakir Muszkat, Atsushi Yoshida, Michael Rizzari, Nemie Beltran, Marwan Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Molecular analysis of rejection and injury in liver transplant biopsies: The INTERLIVER STUDY, P Halloran, A Montano-Loza, Marwan S. Abouljoud, Dilip Moonka, T Reichman, G McCaughan, M Myslak, K Jurczyk, K Zieniewicz, M Grat, and A Perkowska-Ptasiμ Ska

Neoadjuvant therapy for body and tail pancreatic adenocarcinoma: Propensity score matched analysis using the national cancer data base., Tommy Ivanics, S Leonard-Murali, Xiaoxia Han, C Steffes, D Kwon, and R Shah

How Old is Too Old: Treatment and Survival Disparities in Resectable Pancreatic Head Cancer: An Analysis Using the National Cancer Database, Tommy Ivanics, Shavran Leonard-Murali, Xiaoxia Han, Christopher Steffes, Rupen Shah, and David Kwon

Outcomes of Various Treatment Sequencing Strategies in Octogenarians with Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A National Cancer Database Analysis, Tommy Ivanics, Shavran Leonard-Murali, Xiaoxia Han, Christopher Steffes, Rupen Shah, and David Kwon

Extremes of BMI are associated with a higher risk of pancreatic fistula following pancreaticoduodenectomy: an analysis using the NSQIP database, Tommy Ivanics, Shravan Leonard-Murali, Amy Tang, Christopher Steffes, Rupen Shah, and David Kwon

Proteomic exosome evaluation in patients with sepsis and septic shock compared to healthy controls, Anja K. Jaehne, Wing Lee Cheung, Yalei Chen, Laila M. Poisson, Michael Chopp, Zhenggang Zhang, Benjamin Buller, Omokayode Osobamiro, Emanuel Rivers, and Daniel C. Morris

Extracellular vesicle size in early sepsis, Anja K Jaehne, William Golembieski, Amy Kemper, Omokayode Osobamiro, Wing Lee Cheung, Benjamin Buller, Zheng Gang Zhang, Michael Chopp, Emanuel P Rivers, and Daniel C Morris

The Impact of an Early Intervention Team in the Emergency Department for ICU Boarders, Namita Jayaprakash, Jacqueline Pflaum, Jayna Gardner-Gray, Gina Hurst, Harish Kinni, Victor Coba, and Emanuel Rivers

Tumors expressing ACKR1 exhibit a unique signature of tumor-infiltrating immune cells in women with breast cancer., B D. Jenkins, T Fleifel, R Martini, Haythem Y. Ali, Lisa A Newman, and M Davis

A Novel Way to Fenestrate a Type B Dissection Flap Using Endovascular Electrocautery, Loay S. Kabbani, Judith Lin, Dylan McLaughlin, and Scott Bendix

The Level of Persistent False Lumen Perfusion Is Associated With Increased Aortic Size After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair in Patients With Type B Aortic Dissection, Loay S. Kabbani, Jeffrey Nadig, R S. Ranjal, Ali Rteil, Richard Linchangco, Mitchell R. Weaver, Timothy Nypaver, and Alexander D. Shepard

Noninitiation of Tamoxifen in Young Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer, Pridvi Kandagatla, D Dokic, James Kochkodan, M Yanik, S Goranta, and J S. Jeruss

Patients with Biliary Complications Following Orthotopic Liver Transplantation Can Be Successfully Managed by Serial Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography, R Kaur, I Morales, Dilshan Dhillon, M S. Ilias, Shunji Nagai, Deepak Venkat, Atsushi Yoshida, and Syed-Mohammed Jafri

Estimated Exercise Workload is a Predictor for Emergency Department Visits Following Bariatric Surgery, Dennia Kerrigan, Arthur M. Carlin, Elizabeth Alleman, M Pejsa-Reitz, Edward L. Peterson, Jonathan K. Ehrman, and Steven J. Keteyian

Polyomavirus Genotypes in Renal Transplant Recipients in the United States, Nadeen J. Khoury, C Thongprayoon, N Leeaphorn, J Bruminhent, and W Cheungpasitporn

Epidemiology of Parvovirus B19 and Anemia Among Kidney Transplant Recipients, Nadeen J. Khoury, C Thongprayoon, N Leeaphorn, J Bruminhert, and W Cheungpasitporn

Noise pollution in the intensive care unit?, Keith Killu, S Munie, Victor Coba, Steven Welsh, Christina M. Osterhout, Pridvi Kandagatla, and Dione Blyden

Risk Factors for Post-Transplant Outcomes in Living and Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation: An Analysis of UNOS Registry, Toshihiro Kitajima, Kelly Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, and Marwan S. Abouljoud

Cost comparison of single site robotic and conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy at a single institution, Mary Lee, Kevin K. Seeras, and John J. Lim

Perioperative Therapy in cT1bN0M0G1-3 Esophageal/Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma Treated with Esophagectomy: A National Cancer Database Analysis, Shavran Leonard-Murali, Tommy Ivanics, Xiaoxia Han, Christopher Steffes, David Kwon, and Rupen Shah

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy versus upfront resection in ampullary adenocarcinoma stratified by stage: A retrospective analysis using the national cancer database., S Leonard-Murali, R Shah, Tommy Ivanics, Xiaoxia Han, C Steffes, and D Kwon

High-risk for developing breast cancer: Differences between white and African American women., Q P. Le, Saul David Nathanson, and L L. Susick

VS06. Robotic-Assisted Removal of Inferior Vena Cava Filter, Judith C Lin, A Patel, and Craig G. Rogers

Sustained ocular venous fluid shift during spaceflight may contribute to optic disc edema, K Marshall-Goebel, B Maclas, S Laurie, S Lee, D Martin, and Scott A. Dulchavsky

Adherence to health care appointments is associated with weight loss following bariatric surgery, Kellie Martens, Bethany Pester, Leah Hecht, Shannon Clark, Aaron Hamann, Arthur M. Carlin, and Lisa R. Miller-Matero

The duffy antigen receptor for chemokines (DARC) influences levels of tumor-associated leukocytes in the breast tumor microenvironment., R Martini, B D. Jenkins, C Yates, Lisa A Newman, and M Davis

The Influence of Health Literacy and Health Numeracy on Weight Loss Outcomes Following Bariatric Surgery, Lisa R. Miller-Matero, Leah Hecht, Kellie Martens, Aaron Hamann, and Arthur M. Carlin

Statin Underutilization in Patients Listed for Liver Transplant, Kajali Mishra, Sandra Naffouj, Sunjay Modi, Carina Dagher, Sarah Gorgis, and Deepak Venkat

A rare case of nasoenteric tube perforation of posterior nasopharynx into the peritoneum, Adhnan Mohamed, S Khawja, S Munie, Jana Sacco, Keith Killu, and Dione Blyden

Extreme hyponatremia as a risk factor for early mortality after liver transplantation in the model for end-stage liver disease-sodium period, H Mouzaihem, M Safwan, L Chau, M Abouljoud, D Moonka, and S Nagai

Medical management of spontaneous celiac artery dissection in the surgical intensive care unit, S Munie, Ayda Dashtaei, Steven Moore, Jennifer N. Watson, Lisa Ferranti, Julie K. Ryan, Timothy Nypaver, and Keith Killu

Intravascular volume score using bedside ultrasound, S Munie, Pridvi Kandagatla, Dione Blyden, Darlene Dereczyk, and Keith Killu

Use of bedside ultrasound of internal jugular vein for assessment of intravascular volume, S Munie, Pridvi Kandagatla, Dione Blyden, Darlene Dereczyk, and Keith Killu

Volume assessment with central venous saturation compared to standard measure and bedside ultrasound, S Munie, Pridvi Kandagatla, Dione Blyden, Darlene Dereczyk, and Keith Killu

Share 21 Rather Than Share 15: Balancing Transplant Opportunity Without Compromising Waitlist Outcomes, Shunji Nagai, Lucy Chau, Marwan Abouljoud, Kelly Collins, Syed-Mohammed Jafri, Mohamed Safwan, and Dilip Moonka

Effects of immunosuppression regimens on occurrence of graft versus host disease in liver transplantation. an analysis of UNOS registry, Shunji Nagai, Lucy Chau, M Safwan, K Collins, Michael Rizzari, Marwan Abouljoud, Atsushi Yoshida, and Dilip Moonka

Patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis have inferior liver transplant outcomes, Shunji Nagai, Kelly Collins, Lucy C. Chau, Michael D. Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, M Safwan, and Dillip Moonka

Effects of major liver allocation policy changes on waitlist outcomes in multivisceral transplantation in the United States, Shunji Nagai, Yakir Muszkat, Michael Rizzari, Syed-Mohammed Jafri, and Marwan Abouljoud

Effects of Major Liver Allocation Policy Changes on Waitlist Outcomes in Multivisceral Transplantation, Shunji Nagai, Michael D. Rizzari, Yakir Muszkat, Kelly Collins, Atsushi Yoshida, Syed-Mohammed Jafri, and Marwan Abouljoud

Fatal Graft Versus Host Disease in Liver Transplantation. an Analysis of UNOS Registry, Shunji Nagai, Atsushi Yoshida, Reena Salgia, Marwan Abouljoud, and Dilip Moonka

Urinary Podocin mRNA as Predictor of Renal Allograft Function Decline, A Naik, J Aqeel, D Cibrik, Milagros Samaniego-Picota, L Wickman, S Wang, M Chowdhury, and R Wiggins

Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infections after Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery: An Analysis of the MBSAQIP Database, Hassan Nasser, Tommy Ivanics, Shavran Leonard-Murali, Dania Shakaroun, and Jeffrey A. Genaw

Comparative analysis of robotic versus laparoscopic revisional bariatric surgery outcomes from the MBSAQIP database, Hassan Nasser, S Munie, T Kindel, J Gould, and R Higgins

Outcomes of Concussion Injuries to Running Backs and Wide Receivers in the National Football League, K R. Okoroha, Toufic R. Jildeh, Kevin A. Taylor, P Buckley, S Mehta, and Vasilios Moutzouros

Adductor Canal Block Versus Femoral Nerve Block for Pain Control After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Prospective Randomized Trial, K R. Okoroha, J Lynch, Vincent A. Lizzio, Charles C. Yu, Toufic R. Jildeh, and Vasilios Moutzouros

Comparison of Tendon Lengthening with Traditional vs. Accelerated Rehab Following Achilles Tendon Repair: A Randomized Controlled Trial, K Okoroha, Najib Ussef, E Eller, Ferras Zeni, and Vasilios Moutzouros

PC222. Engineered Vascular Grafts Using Three-Dimensional Printed Guides and the Ring Stacking Method, C Pinnock, B Patel, Ali Rteil, Loay S Kabbani, and M Lam

Does time of day matter for acute cholecystectomy in an acute care surgery model?, Ilya Rakitin, Cletus Stanton, Michael Dix, Nathan Ziegler, Jerry Stassinopoulos, J Johnson, Nadia Obeid, and Nathan Schmoekel

The Determination of Interobserver and Intraobserver Reliability of a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Based Classification System for Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury, P N. Ramkumar, S J. Frangiamore, S M. Navarro, T S. Lynch, S G. Kaar, S Akhavan, Vasilios Moutzouros, R W. Westermann, L D. Farrow, and M S. Schickendantz

Paradoxical embolic strokes in a liver transplant patient with atrial septal defect undergoing therapeutic plasma exchange, Shannon Rodgers, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Zaher K. Otrock

PC024. Lower Limb Malperfusion in Acute Type A Dissection, Ali Rteil, Alexander D. Shepard, Timothy Nypaver, Mitchell R. Weaver, Farah Mohammad, Hassan Nemeh, Themistokles Chamogeorgakis, and Loay S Kabbani

Lower Limb Malperfusion in Acute Type A Dissection, Ali Rteil, Alexander D. Shepard, Timothy Nypaver, Mitchell R. Weaver, Farah Mohammad, Hassan Nemeh, Themistokles Chamogeorgakis, and Loay S. Kabbani

Immediate Post-Operative Extubation Decreases Pulmonary Complications in Liver Transplant Patients, Mohamed Safwan, Christine Acho, Yoshihisa Morita, Valeria Fernandez, Dragos Galusca, Marwan Abouljoud, Atsushi Yoshida, Jaber El-Bashir, and Shunji Nagai

Favorable Waitlist Outcomes in Patients with Alcoholic Liver Disease in the MELD-Na ERA, Mohamed Safwan, Kelly Collins, Dilip Moonka, Syed-Mohammed Jafri, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

A National Survey of Immunosuppression Strategies in Intestinal Transplantation, M Segovia, T Beduschi, J Boike, D Farmer, S Horslen, K Iyer, Syed-Mohammed Jafri, A Langnas, C Matsumoto, A Mavis, G Mazariegos, Shunji Nagai, J O'Leary, Y Patel, D Sudan, Nimisha Sulejmani, Bryant B. Summers, and T Schiano

Safety and efficacy of mTOR inhibitors following intestine and multivisceral transplantation, M C. Segovia, D Sudan, Shunji Nagai, Yakir Muszkat, A Mavis, T Schiano, and Syed-Mohammed Jafri

A Fatal Case of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Due to Extra-Pulmonary Sarcoidosis, Dania Shakaroun, Hassan Nasser, and Daniel R. Ouellette

The Effects of Simultaneously Training Additional Surgeons in the Living Donor Robotic Assisted Kidney Transplant, Joel Stracke, Mohamed Safwan, Lauren Malinzak, and Atsushi Yoshida

Pharmacist-driven discontinuation of antipsychotics started for ICU delirium, Misa M. Stuart, Carolyn R. Martz, Katelyn Payter, Jane McDonnell, S Vinay, Jennifer Swiderek, Victor Coba, Long To, Zachary R. Smith, and Michael Peters

Perioperative Lactate Levels Are Sensitive Marker to Predict Early Allograft Dysfunction and Short-Term Graft Failure After Liver Transplant, K Takahashi, Shunji Nagai, Kelly Collins, Michael Rizzari, Mohamed Safwan, Syed-Mohammed Jafri, T Oda, Atsushi Yoshida, and Marwan Abouljoud

Robotic-Assisted Versus Open Techniques for Living Donor Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Comparison Using Propensity Score Analysis, Francis Tinney Jr., Joel Stracke, Shunji Nagai, Lauren Malinzak, Tracci McEvoy, S M. Ilias, and Atsushi Yoshida

Transfusion requirements and immunohematologic complications in orthotopic liver transplantation, A Uzuni, Shunji Nagai, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Zaher K. Otrock

Management of Anastomotic Biliary Strictures After Liver Transplant: Role of Covered Metal Stents, Andrew Watson, Khwaja F. Haq, Kamal Khorfan, Sumit Singla, Atsushi Yoshida, and Dilip Moonka

Factors Affecting Healing in Patients Participating in a Hidradenitis Suppurativa Multidisciplinary Clinic, Andrew Worden, Ihab Saab, Aamir Siddiqui, and Daniel Yoho

A Financial Analysis of Elderly Kidney Transplant Recipients, A Yaldo, I Bajjoka, Catherine Crombez, and Marwan Abouljoud

How Much Does Graft Function Cost Us? A Financial Analysis of Delayed Graft Function in Kidney Transplant Recipients, A Yaldo, I Bajjoka, Catherine Crombez, and Marwan Abouljoud

Pre-Transplant Transcriptomic Signature in Peripheral Blood Predicts Early Acute Rejection After Kidney Transplant, W Zhang, Z Yi, C Wei, K Keung, Z Sun, C Xi, C Woytovich, S Farouk, L Gallon, M Menon, C Magee, N Najafan, Milagros Samaniego-Picota, A Djamali, S Alexander, I Rosales, R Smith, P O'Connell, R Colvin, P Cravedi, and B Murphy

Submissions from 2018

Occurrence and risk factors for endothermal heat induced thrombosis after endovenous varicose vein ablation, Z Al Adas, Judith C. Lin, Mitchell R. Weaver, Nicole Kennedy, Syed Ahsan, Alexander D. Shepard, and Loay S Kabbani

Does preoperative anemia affect outcomes after lower extremity open bypass?, Z Al Adas, Mitchell R. Weaver, Timothy Nypaver, Alexander D. Shepard, Dragos Galusca, and Loay S. Kabbani

Left ventricular assist devices complicated by gastrointestinal bleeding and outcomes on transplant, Lindsey Aurora, Omar Sadiq, Hassan Nemeh, and Celeste Williams

Decreased long-term survival with antithymocyte globulin induction in elderly kidney transplant recipients, I Bajjoka, A Yaldo, Catherine Crombez, and Marwan S. Abouljoud

Ethnic disparities in elderly patients receiving kidney transplantation, I Bajjoka, A Yaldo, Catherine Crombez, and Marwan S. Abouljoud

Long-term outcomes of graft function in elderly kidney transplant recipients, I Bajjoka, A Yaldo, Catherine Crombez, and Marwan S. Abouljoud

Baseline cognitive functioning in LVAD patients and anticoagulation time in range, Kelly Bryce, Edward L. Peterson, Jennifer A. Cowger, Bin Liu, Themistokles Chamogeorgakis, and David E. Lanfear

Regional variation in the outcomes of MELD-Na based liver allocation, Lucy Chau, D Moonka, K. Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Breast and prostate cancers harbor common somatic copy number alterations that consistently differ by race-ethnicity, Yalei Chen, Jia Li, Sudha Sadasivan, Ruicong She, Indrani Datta, Dhananjay A. Chitale, Nilesh S. Gupta, Melissa B. Davis, Craig G. Rogers, Lisa A. Newman, P L. Parris, Benjamin A. Rybicki, and Albert M. Levin

An enhanced educational program for kidney transplant candidates and their supports: Knowledge gained but room for improvement, E Clifton, Anne Eshelman, Dean Kim, Anita Patel, Patrick Williams, Dayna Nicholson, Kathleen Hogan, Elizabeth Rubinstein, Daisy Ramirez, Naddin Sadik, and Michelle T. Jesse

Systolic blood pressure and outcomes in patients on continuous flow LVAD support: An INTERMACS analysis, Jennifer A Cowger, Themistokles Chamogeorgakis, J Borgi, Gillian Grafton, Yelena Selektor, Hassan Nemeh, Celeste Williams, Cristina Tita, and David Lanfear

Neoadjuvant phase II trial of chemo-radiotherapy (CRT) in patients with resectable (R) and borderline resectable (BR) pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA), V Damarla, D Dobrosotskaya, Farzan Siddiqui, Ira Wollner, Mohammad Raoufi, Jia Li, David Kwon, and Gazala Khan

Superficial femoral artery balloon angioplasty stent implantation-outcome stratified by type of follow-up evaluation: Arterial duplex imaging versus ankle-brachial index only, M S. Draxler, Ziad Al Adas, Daniyal Abbas, Yasaman Kavousi, Judith C Lin, Loay S. Kabbani, Alexander D. Shepard, and Timothy Nypaver

The ratio of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide to high sensitivity cardiac troponin to distinguish type 1 from type 2 acute myocardial infarction, Joseph J Gibbs, James McCord, Michael Hudson, Michele Moyer, Gordon Jacobsen, R Trupp, and Richard M. Nowak

Rates of anticoagulation following transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with atrial fibrillation, Sarah Gorgis, Elsheikh Abdelrahim, Dee Dee Wang, Janet F. Wyman, Gaetano Paone, A Greenbaum, B Kendall, William O'Neill, and W Eng