Submissions from 2021

Developing and validation of a liver transplantation donation after cardiac death risk index using the UNOS database, Lucy Chau, Khortnal Delvecchio, Adhnan Mohamed, Toshihiro Kitajima, Mei Lu, Sirisha Yeddula, Kelly Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Extreme Hyponatremia as a Risk Factor for Early Mortality after Liver Transplantation in the MELD-Sodium Era, Tommy Ivanics, Shravan Leonard-Murali, Hassan Mouzaihem, Dilip Moonka, Toshihiro Kitajima, Sirisha Yeddula, T Shamaa, Michael Rizzari, Kelly Collins, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Careful donor selection is key to improving post-liver transplant graft survival in older patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure, Toshihiro Kitajima, Y Kuno, Luisa Arevalo, Nicole Murray, Eric Lisznyai, T Shamaa, Tommy Ivanics, Kelly Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Combined liver and lung transplantation with extended normothermic liver preservation using TransmedicsOrgan Care System (OCS)™ liver: A single center experience, Jonathan Konel, Mhd Tayseer Shamaa, Omar Shamaa, Ahmed Elsabbagh, Toshihiro Kitajima, Tommy Ivanics, Khortnal Delvecchio, Adhnan Mohamed, Sirisha Yeddula, Kelly Collins, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, Shunji Nagai, and Michael Rizzari

Predicting Right Ventricular Failure Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Support: A Derivation-Validation Multicenter Risk Score, C P. Kyriakopoulos, I Taleb, A G. Koliopoulou, N Ijaz, Zachary Demertzis, Adithya Peruri, E Dranow, O Wever-Pinzon, M Y. Yin, K S. Shah, L Kemeyou, T J. Richins, D G. Tang, Hassan W. Nemeh, J Stehlik, C H. Selzman, R Alharethi, W T. Caine, A G. Kfoury, J C. Fang, Jennifer A. Cowger, P Shah, and S G. Drakos

Pre-Transplant Prognostic Nutritional Index Predicts Short-Term Outcomes after Liver Transplantation, Eric Lisznyai, Toshihiro Kitajima, Khortnal Delvecchio, Adhnan Mohamed, Sirisha Yeddula, T Shamaa, Tommy Ivanics, Kelly Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai


The Effect of Neutrophil-lymphocyte Ratio on 10-year Survival Outcomes Following Elective Open and EVAR Procedures, Megan A. Mitchell, Abdul Kader Natour, Keinnan Hares, A H. King, Loay S. Kabbani, V S. Kashyap, and J S. Cho

Persistence of SARS-CoV-2 Virus in a Kidney Transplant Recipient, Adhnan Mohamed, Rohini Prashar, George Alangaden, Lauren Malinzak, Jason E. Denny, Khortnal Delvecchio, and Dean Kim

Symptomatic Extracranial Carotid Disease in COVID-19 Patients Is Related to Thrombus Formation, Timothy Nypaver, Daniel J. Miller, Mitchell R. Weaver, Horia Marin, Alice Lee, Brent Griffith, Dee Dee Wang, and Loay S. Kabbani


"Stronger but Not Faster": Flipped Classroom Teaching Significantly Improves Resident's Skills but Not Speed, Chinmayee Potti, Joshua J. Eby, Ali Rteil, Ann Woodward, Alexander D. Shepard, and Loay S. Kabbani


Quality of trace mineral monitoring and replacement for patients on teduglutide for short bowel syndrome, Austin H. Qasawa, Nemie Beltran, Shunji Nagai, Yakir Muszkat, and Syed-Mohammed Jafri

Variation of liver and kidney transplant practice and outcomes during public holidays in the United States, Mhd Tayseer Shamaa, Toshihiro Kitajima, Tommy Ivanics, Ahmed Elsabbagh, Mei Lu, Khortnal Delvecchio, Adhnan Mohamed, Sirisha Yeddula, Michael Rizzari, Kelly Collins, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Variations in transplant rates and post-transplant outcomes in liver transplantation based on season and climate regions in the United States, Mhd Tayseer Shamaa, Toshihiro Kitajima, Tommy Ivanics, Ahmed Elsabbagh, Mei Lu, Khortnal Delvecchio, Adhnan Mohamed, Sirisha Yeddula, Michael Rizzari, Kelly Collins, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai


Carotid Endarterectomy During Index Hospital Admission for Patients With Acute Mild to Moderate Stroke, Vicki Sharma and Sachinder Hans

Submissions from 2020

External validation of genomic classifier based risk-stratification tool to identify candidates for adjuvant radiation therapy in patients with prostate cancer, Firas Abdollah, M Shahait, Deepansh Dalela, Jenafer Kelly, N Vapiwala, and D Lee

Dynamic conformational changes of the left ventricular outflow tract compared to the aortic annulus and implications on transcatheter aortic valve selection and sizing, Ahmad O. Aljamal, Yusuf Alalwan, Nicholas Coriasso, Courtnay Hughes, Elsheikh Abdelrahim, James C. Lee, Dee Dee Wang, Milan Pantelic, Thomas Song, Marvin H. Eng, Tiberio M. Frisoli, Pedro Villablanca, and Janet F. Wyman

Indications for LVAD Explant and Predictors of Mortality after Explant in IMACS, Lindsey Aurora, Gillian Grafton, Hassan Nemeh, Themistokles Chamogeorgakis, Dimitrios Apostolou, Daizo Tanaka, and Jennifer A. Cowger

Mycotic Aneurysm After Metallic Foreign Body Ingestion, Scott Bendix, Ali Rteil, Chinmayee Potti, Themistokles Chamogeorgakis, Brian Lace, Ann Woodward, and Loay S. Kabbani

Poor Social Support Confers Worse Survival after MCS, Kelly Bryce, Imad Hariri, A Nemeh, Ginger St. John, and Jennifer A. Cowger

Racial Disparities Among Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Patients: A Retrospective Survival Analysis of Non-Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Patients, Kendyll J. Gartrelle, Eric M. Schaff, Celina Kirsch, David Kwon, Munther Ajlouni, Gazala Khan, Rupen Shah, Irina Dobrosotskaya, Parag J. Parikh, and Farzan Siddiqui

Percutaneous coronary revascularization is associated with higher exercise capacity after myocardial infarction, Sarah Gorgis, Zachary Demertzis, Kelly Malette, Georgi Fram, Kaitlyn Dobesh, Steven J. Keteyian, Khaldoon Alaswad, Mir B. Basir, and Clinton Brawner

Ventricular Assist Device Patient Phenotypes: What Attributes Describe Long Term Survival?, Imad Hariri, Bashar Hannawi, Gillian Grafton, Hassan Nemeh, Themistokles Chamogeorgakis, David E. Lanfear, Dimitrios Apostolou, Yelena Selektor, Celeste T. Williams, Cristina Tita, and Daizo Tanaka

A Novel Risk Score Predicts Early Right Ventricular Failure after Lvad: A Derivation-validation Multicenter Study, Naila Ijaz, Christos P. Kyriakopoulos, Zachary Demertzis, Adithya Peruri, Tyler J. Richins, Liz Dranow, Daniel Tang, Hassan Nemeh, Josef Stehlik, Antigone G. Koliopoulou, Craig H. Selzman, Rami Alharethi, Jennifer A. Cowger, Palak Shah, and Stavros G. Drakos

Contemporary Management of Chronic Indwelling Inferior Vena Cava Filters: A Single-Institution Experience, Tommy Ivanics, Paul Williams, Hassan Nasser, Shavran Leonard-Murali, and Scott Schwartz

Pre-Hospital Admission Adversely Affects Outcomes after Colorectal Cancer Surgery: An Analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) Database, Richard Kalu, Amy Tang, and Amalia Stefanou

EFFECTS OF AGING AND ACUTE-ON-CHRONIC LIVER FAILURE ON LIVER TRANSPLANT WAITLIST MORTALITY, Toshihiro Kitajima, Yasutaka Kuno, Nicole Sukkarieh, Yukiko Suzuki, Shingo Shimada, Alexander Flores, Eric Lisznyai, Kelly Collins, Atsushi Yoshida, Michael Rizzari, Dilip Moonka, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Assessment of sarcopenia and obesity by bioelectrical impedance analysis in transplant and hepatobiliary populations, J Konel, Toshihiro Kitajima, L Arevalo, N Murray, Thomas Pietrowsky, Deepak Venkat, Humberto C. Gonzalez, Milagros Samaniego-Picota, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

LIVER TRANSPLANTATION IN OLDER PATIENTS WITH ACUTE-ON-CHRONIC LIVER FAILURE: AN ANALYSIS OF UNOS REGISTRY, Yasutaka Kuno, Toshihiro Kitajima, Dilip Moonka, Nicole Sukkarieh, Alexander Flores, Eric Lisznyai, Shingo Shimada, Yukiko Suzuki, Kelly Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Intraoperative nerve monitoring in thyroidectomies for malignancy: Does it matter?, Shavran Leonard-Murali, Tommy Ivanics, Hassan Nasser, Amy Tang, and Michael C. Singer

Where is It? Breast Cancer Location and Associations with Metastasis and Survival, Shravan Leonard-Murali, Charlotte Burmeister, Laura L. Susick, Patricia Baker, and Saul David Nathanson

Crossover Left Common Femoral to Right Superficial Femoral Artery Bypass Graft Using a Lateral Approach, Q P. Le, Ana Lozano, and Sachinder S. Hans

Robot-assisted laparoscopic placement of extravascular stent for nutcracker syndrome, Judith C. Lin, Buddima Ranasinghe, Amit Patel, and Craig G. Rogers

USE OF NEURAL NETWORK MODELS TO PREDICT MORTALITY/ SURVIVAL AMONG PATIENTS ON THE LIVER TRANSPLANT WAITLIST, Shunji Nagai, Anubhav Reddy Nallabasannagari, Dilip Moonka, Madhu Reddiboina, Michael Nanna, Lucy Chau, Sirisha Yeddula, Toshihiro Kitajima, Iman Bajjoka-Francis, and Marwan S. Abouljoud

Clinical Patterns, Predictors, and Results of Endograft Limb Occlusion After Endovascular Aneurysm Repair, Phillip Nahirniak, Kevin Morton, and Sachinder Hans

Breast cancer patients are interested in telemedicine, Hassan Nasser, Jessica Bensenhaver, L Antonelli, Laura L. Susick, George Divine, and Lindsay Petersen

Survival and Predictors of Mortality in Patients Undergoing RVAD Explant in IMACS., A Patel, Gillian Grafton, Cristina Tita, Bashar Hannawi, Yelena Selektor, Themistokles Chamogeorgakis, Dimitrios Apostolou, David E. Lanfear, Celeste T. Williams, Hassan W. Nemeh, and Jennifer A. Cowger

Effect of induction therapy on outcomes of de novo renal transplant recipients receiving everolimus with reduced-dose calcineurin inhibitor: 24-month results from transform study, V Pernin, C Legendre, M Büchler, R Oberbauer, F Vincenti, O Viklucky, U Huynh-Do, Dean Kim, P Narvekar, M P. Hernandez-Gutierrez, P Bernhardt, H Gharbi, and D Kuypers

The Effect of Oncoplastic Reduction on The Incidence of Post-Operative Lymphedema in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Lumpectomy, Sanjay Rama, Dunya M. Atisha, M Evangelista, Cara E. Cannella, Renee Barry, S Ghosh, Jenna Luker, Yalei Chen, S Zhu, Jessica Bensenhaver, Kenneth Levin, and Eleanor Walker

Laser Fenestration of Renal Artery in Fenestrated Endograft Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Ali Rteil, Scott Bendix, Timothy Nypaver, Mitchell R. Weaver, and Loay S. Kabbani

Socioeconomic Status and Clinical Stage of Patients Presenting for Treatment of Varicose Veins, Ali Rteil, Judith Lin, Mitchell R. Weaver, Syed Ahsan, Alice Lee, and Loay S. Kabbani

Treatment of Acute Compartment Syndrome Is an Essential Part of Acute Limb Ischemia Management, Ali Rteil, J Palmer, Timothy Nypaver, Alexander D. Shepard, Mitchell R. Weaver, and Loay S. Kabbani

Long-Term Postoperative Outcomes after Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Ali Rteil, Mitchell R. Weaver, Alexander D. Shepard, Timothy J. Nypaver, Alice Lee, and Loay S. Kabbani

The NOVEL Study: A Multi-Center Clinical Trial Studying the Safety of Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion, P G. Sanchez, E Cantu, M Hartwig, F D'Ovidio, T Machuca, B Whitson, M Daneshmand, C Bermudez, M Mulligan, J D'Cunha, M Weyant, W Lynch, J Garcia, C Caldeira, Hassan Nemeh, T Song, D Kreisel, M Jessen, P Camp, D Ramzy, B Griffith, and D Davis

Magnetic Resonance Guided Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy Versus External Beam RT with Chemotherapy For Pancreatic Cancer: Single Institution Toxicity Analysis Of Patients Treated In An Urban Academic Center, Eric Schaff, Kendyll J. Gartrelle, Celina Kirsch, Farzan Siddiqui, Munther Ajlouni, Jadranka Dragovic, Ibrahim Aref, Mira M. Shah, David Kwon, Irina Dobrosotskaya, Rupen Shah, Gazala Khan, and Parag J. Parikh

FATE OF LIVER AND KIDNEY TRANSPLANT CANDIDATES BEFORE AND AFTER SIMULTANEOUS LIVER-KIDNEY TRANSPLANT ALLOCATION POLICY CHANGE, Shingo Shimada, Toshihiro Kitajima, Eric Lisznyai, Yukiko Suzuki, Yasutaka Kuno, Alexander Flores, Nicole Sukkarieh, Kelly Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

PARADIGM CHANGE IN LIVER TRANSPLANT PRACTICE FOR PATIENTS WITH KIDNEY DYSFUNCTION AFTER THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NEW LIVER-KIDNEY ALLOCATION POLICY, Yukiko Suzuki, Toshihiro Kitajima, Alexander Flores, Shingo Shimada, Yasutaka Kuno, Eric Lisznyai, Nicole Sukkarieh, Kelly Collins, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Am I on Track? Evaluating Patient-Specific Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery Using an Outcomes Calculator, Oliver A. Varban, Aaron J. Bonham, Amanda Stricklen, Arthur M. Carlin, Jonathan F. Finks, and Amir A. Ghaferi

Factors Associated with Chronic Breast Lymphedema After Adjuvant Radiation in Women Undergoing Breast Conservation Therapy, Simeng Zhu, Dunya M. Atisha, Maristella S. Evangelista, Renee Barry, Sanjay Rama, S Ghosh, Cara E. Cannella, Yalei Chen, Jessica Bensenhaver, Kenneth J. Levin, and Eleanor M. Walker

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, S 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, S 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

Reduced HtrA2 protein levels in mitochondria but elevated levels in cytosol of left ventricular myocardium of dogs with chronic heart failure, Ramesh C. Gupta, Vinita Singh-Gupta, and Hani Sabbah

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 Dionne J. 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, S 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 Dionne J. 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, Dionne J. Blyden, Darlene Dereczyk, and Keith Killu

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