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Submissions from 2019

Volume assessment with central venous saturation compared to standard measure and bedside ultrasound, S Munie, Pridvi Kandagatla, Dionne J. 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, Jeffrey Johnson, and Nathan Schmoekel

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

Magnetic resonance imaging quantification of ophthalmic changes due to spaceflight, S H. Sater, J J. Rohr, A M. Sass, M B. Stenger, B R. Macias, D Ebert, A E. Sargsyan, K Marshall Goebel, A Hargens, Scott A. Dulchavsky, R J. Ploutz-Synder, and B A. Martin

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, Irina 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

Comparison of outcome in liver transplant patients who underwent intraoperative CVVH in elective and unplanned settings, J Gosnell, M Safwan, K Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, M Abouljoud, and S Nagai

Comparison of outcome in liver transplant patients with renal insufficiency and intraoperative CVVH, J Gosnell, M Safwan, K Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, M Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Factors impacting return to employment after liver transplantation, M Hassan, Marwan Abouljoud, Naddin Sadik, A Mazur, A Elbanna, Atsushi Yoshida, and Michelle T. Jesse

Generation of chemoresistant PDXs in the era of modern neoadjuvant therapy, M Hernandez, L Yang, J Leiting, J Bergquist, Tommy Ivanics, and M Truty

Frequency of sentinel lymph node (SLN) metastases in triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) versus non-TNBC, Tommy Ivanics, Lindsay Petersen, S David Nathanson, Melissa B. Davis, Laura Susick, Anna Lehrberg, Ilya Rakitin, Jessica Bensenhaver, Erica Proctor, and Lisa A. Newman

Androgen receptor and ALDH1 expression among internationally diverse patient populations, E M. Jiagge, A Jibri, Jessica Bensenhaver, M Wicha, B Awuah, S Merajver, and Lisa A. Newman

Multi-disciplinary clinic discussion associated with decreased performance of breast MRI and increased eligibility for breast conservation, Pridvi Kandagatla, Samfee Doe, Shariska S Petersen, Myah Bell, Lisa A. Newman, Monique Swain, and Lindsay Petersen

Intravascular volume assessment by sonography (VAS) score, Keith Killu, M Al-Jubouri, Mohanad Baldawi, Jenna Watson, Darlene Dereczyk, Greta Wenk, Victor Coba, and Dionne J. Blyden

Sacral area complete sonographic assessment to identify pressure ulcers: SACS study, Keith Killu, Jenna Watson, M Al-Jubouri, Mohanad Baldawi, Victor Coba, Darlene Dereczyk, Greta Wenk, and Dionne J. Blyden

Side effect profile of everolimus in liver transplant patients, Fitsum Kumssa, Omar Sadiq, Maryam Alimirah, Randeep Kaur, A Patel, and Syed-Mohammed Jafri

Pathologic response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and chemoradiation in borderline resectable adenocarcinoma of the pancreas, Joon K Lee, Ahmed I. Ghanem, Charlotte Burmeister, Hayan Jaratli, Mohammad Raoufi, Gazala Khan, Irina Dobrosotskaya, David Kwon, and Farzan Siddiqui

Outcome of African American (AA) compared to white American (WA) patients with early-stage breast cancer, stratified by phenotype, Anna Lehrberg, S David Nathanson, Fadi Baidoun, Lindsay Petersen, Laura Susick, Melissa B. Davis, Tommy Ivanics, Ilya Rakitin, Jessica Bensenhaver, Erica Proctor, and Lisa A. Newman

Correlation of age with patient reported symptoms and venous clinical severity score for patients with varicose veins., Shravan Leonard-Murali, D McLaughlin, Loay S. Kabbani, Mitchell R Weaver, Nicole Kennedy, Syed Ahsan, and Judith C Lin

Potential barriers to renal patient care: Perspectives of dialysis and transplant social workers., D Lim, Anita Patel, Nadeen J. Khoury, and Rohini Prashar

Recovery of bowel function after liver transplant surgery, Adhnan Mohamed, M Safwan, Francis Tinney Jr., Kelly Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

C4D staining and graft survival in renal transplant recipients, Naushaba Mohiuddin, S Agarwal, Anita Patel, and Rohini Prashar

The impact of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis on patient outcomes after liver transplantation using the scientific registry of transplant recipient (SRTR) database, D Moonka, George Divine, and Shunji Nagai

Survival benefit of liver transplantation in the MELD-Na era, Shunji Nagai, Lucy Chau, M Safwan, R Schilke, Michael Rizzari, Kelly Collins, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan Abouljoud, and D Moonka

MELD-Na score based liver allocation: Hyponatremia is no longer a risk factor for waitlist mortality, Shunji Nagai, Lucy Chau, M Safwan, R Schilke, Michael Rizzari, Kelly Collins, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan Abouljoud, and Dilip Moonka

Comparison of induction and maintenance immunosuppression regimens in intestinal and multivisceral transplantation: an analysis of the UNOS registry, Shunji Nagai, Michael Rizzari, Yakir Muszkat, Kelly Collins, Atsushi Yoshida, Syed-Mohammed Jafri, and Marwan Abouljoud

Hidden risk of liver transplantation for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: A propensity score matched study, Shunji Nagai, R Schilke, M Safwan, Michael Rizzari, Kelly Collins, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan Abouljoud, and Dilip Moonka

Delayed early lactate clearance after liver transplantation: A propensity score matching study, Shunji Nagai, K Takahashi, M Safwan, Marwan Abouljoud, and Syed-Mohammed Jafri

Robotic assisted live donor kidney transplantation - Technique and outcomes, H Pahari, B Waldman, Joel Stracke, Lauren Malinzak, Jason E. Denny, Dean Kim, Wooju Jeong, Mani Menon, and Atsushi Yoshida

A comparison of robotic and open living donor kidney transplantation -The minimally invasive option and its outcomes, H Pahari, B Waldman, Joel Stracke, Lauren Malinzak, Jason E. Denny, Dean Kim, Wooju Jeong, and Atsushi Yoshida

Implementation of outpatient telemedicine program in vascular surgery reduces patients' travel time, cost, and environmental pollutant emissions, S Paquette and Judith C Lin

Transplant outcomes in female African American recipients, Anita Patel, Rohini Prashar, and D Lim

Impact of national comprehensive cancer network (NCCN) genetic testing guidelines on genetic counseling referral patterns for triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) patients, Ilya Rakitin, M Quigg, Mary Nyhuis, Lindsay Petersen, S David Nathanson, Melissa B. Davis, Laura Susick, Erica Proctor, Jessica Bensenhaver, and Lisa A. Newman

Post reperfusion portal flow rate impacts liver allograft and patient survival in patients with pre transplant portal vein thrombosis, Michael Rizzari, M Safwan, Michael Sobolic, Shunji Nagai, R Schilke, Kelly Collins, Atsushi Yoshida, and Marwan Abouljoud

Gracilis muscle flap for exposed prosthetic graft in the groin of a patient with previous sartorius myoplasty, Kaitlyn M Rountree, J W. Maendel, Vidyavathi Reddy, and Sachinder S. Han

Immediate post-operative extubation decreases pulmonary complications in liver transplantation recipients, M Safwan, Christine Acho, Yoshihisa Morita, Valeria Fernandez, Marwan Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Liver transplant patients with MELD>50 at listing have poor waitlist outcomes and similar post transplant survival to status 1a patients, M Safwan, R Schilke, Uche Nwagu, Kelly Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

The grade of pre-transplant portal vein thrombosis in liver transplant recipients impacts graft and patient survival, M Safwan, Michael Sobolic, Shunji Nagai, R Schilke, Kelly Collins, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan Abouljoud, and Michael Rizzari

Incidence trends among deceased liver transplant recipients in the United States, 2011-2016: A propensity score-matched study, R Schilke, M Safwan, Kelly Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Liver transplants from older donors have worse outcomes in elderly recipients with renal dysfunction, R Schilke, M Safwan, Shunji Nagai, Marwan Abouljoud, and Anita Patel

Hazard ratio trends among deceased liver transplant recipients in the United States, 2011-2016: A propensity score-matched study, R Schilke, M Safwan, Michael Rizzari, Kelly Collins, Atsushi Yoshida, Shunji Nagai, and Marwan S. Abouljoud

Chronic narcotic use increases mortality rates in heart transplantation, Ginger St. John, Themistokles Chamogeorgakis, Hassan Nemeh, Cristina Tita, Yelena Selektor, David Lanfear, and Celeste Williams

Effects of sarcopenia on patients undergoing liver re-transplantation, Joel Stracke, M S. Ilias, and Shunji Nagai

Effects of sarcopenia on patients undergoing liver re-transplantation, Joel Stracke, M Safwan, Kelly Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Does the implementation of pneumonia prevention practices reduce risk of pneumonia following cardiac surgery?, R J. Strobel, Steven D Harrington, C Hill, M P. Thompson, L Cabrera, P Wilton, D Gandhi, A DeLucia, Gaetano Paone, M Zhang, R L. Prager, and D S. Likosky

Effects of medication education pilot program in living versus deceased donor kidney transplant recipients, Nimisha Sulejmani, Hasenia Albanna, Bryant B. Summers, Arin Jantz, Rohini Prashar, and Anita K. Patel

Lactate/platelet ratio after liver transplantation; A novel predictor for short-term graft failure, K Takahashi, S Nagai, M Safwan, Kelly Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, N Ohkohchi, and Marwan S. Abouljoud

Cardiac surgery episode expenditures associated with healthcare-associated pneumonia, M P. Thompson, Steven D Harrington, R J. Strobel, L Cabrera, M Zhang, P Wilton, D Gandhi, A DeLucia, Gaetano Paone, R L. Prager, and D S. Likosky

Center variation in 90-day episode expenditures for cardiac surgery-the role of healthcare-associated pnuemonia, M P. Thompson, Steven D Harrington, R J. Strobel, L Cabrera, M Zhang, P Wilton, D Gandhi, A DeLucia, Gaetano Paone, R L. Prager, and D S. Likosky

The implications of impaired glucose tolerance after kidney transplantation, Francis Tinney Jr., S Norman, A Naik, D Cibrik, R Sung, D Frietze, M Stegall, M Samaniego, and C Jay

Identifying optimal techniques for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy based on outcomes of surgeons ranked by safety and efficacy, O Varban, J F. Finks, Arthur M. Carlin, P Kemmeter, and J Dimick

Standard-versus low-dose valganciclovir for cytomegalovirus prophylaxis in intermediate-risk kidney transplant recipients, N Wilson, Nimisha Sulejmani, Arin Jantz, Anita K. Patel, and Bryant B. Summers

Association of body mass index of kidney transplant recipients with graft function post-transplant, A Yaldo, I Bajjoka, Catherine Crombez, and Marwan S. Abouljoud

Multivariate Cox proportional hazards model for estimating long-term risk of aging kidney transplant recipients., A Yaldo, I Bajjoka, X Han, Catherine Crombez, and Marwan S. Abouljoud

Liposomal bupivacaine: Friend or foe in kidney donation?, Y Yang, Arin Jantz, Bryant B. Summers, Anita Patel, Lauren Malinzak, and Nimisha Sulejmani