WSA 2017 Annual Meeting

November 4 -7, 2017 Scottsdale, AZ

Participants

Sponsors

Exhibitors

Schedule

  • 04 November
  • 05 November
  • 06 November
  • 07 November

Lee A. Aase

Mayo Director of Social Media Network
Mayo Clinic
Lee A. Aase is director of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network, which provides training resources, educational and networking events and a collaboration platform for health care professionals who want to safely and effectively apply social and digital strategies to fight disease, promote health and improve health care. By night, Lee is Chancellor of Social Media University, Global (SMUG), a free online higher education institution that provides practical, hands-on training in social media for lifelong learners. He has been inducted into the Healthcare Internet Hall of Fame, and HealthLeaders Media named him to its list of “20 People Who Make Healthcare Better.” In 2014 he was appointed to a two-year term on the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Agenda Council on Social Media, and in 2016 he was appointed to WEF’s Global Future Council on the Future of Information and Entertainment. He was elected to Mayo Clinic’s Voting Staff in 2016. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic in 2000, Lee spent more than a decade in political and government communications at the local, state and federal level.

06 November

Tyler G. Hughes, MD

WSA District Rep, Invited Speaker
Kansas University School of Medicine
Dr. Tyler G. Hughes Biography Dr. Hughes a General Surgeon from McPherson, Kansas and a Clinical Professor of Surgery at Kansas University School of Medicine. After graduating from Southwestern Medical School he completed a residency in General Surgery in 1983 from St. Paul Hospital in Dallas. He has been in the practice of general surgery since that time. In 1995 he moved to McPherson Kansas to pursue his interest in rural surgery. He is currently a Director of the American Board of Surgery, Editor in Chief of the ACS Web Portal, and Co-Editor of ACS Surgery News. He is a former Governor of the American College of Surgeons and was the first Chair of the Advisory Council for Rural Surgery. Since his appointment to the teaching faculty at KU, Salina branch Dr. Hughes' primary efforts are on medical student education (he is Director of Medical Education on the Salina Campus) and early surgical career development as well as assisting students and residents interested in rural practice. As Editor of the ACS Communities he administers the over 100 Communities in that system.

06 November

06 November

David M. Nagorney, MD

WSA 1st VP, Nonie Lowry Oration Lecturer
Mayo Clinic
Dr. David Nagorney Bio for the WSA Program Dr. David M. Nagorney was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas in the United States of America. He graduated from the University of Kansas, the University of Kansas Medical School, and the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. He served as a Research Fellow in Gastrointestinal Physiology at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. He was selected as a Mayo Foundation Scholar and completed an HPB fellowship at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital in London, England. His general surgical career has focused on benign and malignant gastrointestinal and hematological diseases. Currently his clinical focus is directed to primary and metastatic hepatobiliary diseases and the interface between resection and transplantation for hepatic surgery. He is a Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Mayo Clinic Rochester and is the Program Director for the Hepato Pancreatico-Biliary Surgical Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic Rochester. Dr. Nagorney has been on the Editorial Board of the following: American Journal of Surgery, Annals of Surgical Oncology, Gastroenterology, HPB Surgery, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Liver Transplantation, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Surgery, and Surgical Oncology. His societal memberships include: the American College of Surgeons, American Gastroenterological Association, American Surgery Association, American Liver Foundation, Americas Hepato Pancreato-Biliary Association, Central Surgical Association, International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Minnesota Surgical Society, North Central Cancer Treatment Group, Sigma XI, Society for Surgical Oncology, Priestley Society, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and Western Surgical Association. He is the author of over 410 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and has traveled both nationally and internationally for presentations and invited lectures. The management of patients with hepatic metastases, cholangiocarcinoma and polycystic liver disease comprise his primary clinical interests currently.

05 November

07 November

Michael J. Stahl, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Invited Speaker
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Michael J. Stahl is Professor Emeritus of Business in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. He teaches strategy and business planning in the Physician Executive MBA Program. From 1998-2015, he served as Director of the Physician EMBA Program. That program was rated by Modern Physician and Modern Healthcare magazines in 2004-2015 as the #1 Preferred MBA Program Exclusively for Physicians. Dr. Stahl received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the State University of NY at Buffalo and his Ph.D. in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. As an Air Force Officer in the early 1970s, he was a program manager on the design of a communications satellite at the Space and Missile Systems Organization in Los Angeles. From 1982-1989, Mike was Head of the Management Department at Clemson University. He was Associate Dean in the College of Business at UT from 1989-1997. Dr. Stahl has published over 50 journal articles in a variety of areas including Strategic Management, Total Quality, and Healthcare, as well as 13 books including Strategic Management, Perspectives in TQ, The Physician's Essential MBA, and The Encyclopedia of Health Care Management. From 2000-2007, Mike served on the Board of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee, and chaired the Board’s Planning Committee. From 2008-2011, he served on the Board of the St. Joseph Health System in Lexington, KY and was a member of the Board’s Finance, Physician Transaction Review, and Strategic Planning Committees. He has served on the Finance Committee of the Board of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee since 2012. Mike was elected President of that Board for a two-year term, 2015-2017. In 2014, he became a charter member of the American Board of Administrative Medicine in Tampa.

06 November

Farris K. Timimi, MD

Invited Speaker
Mayo Clinic
Farris Timimi, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and a Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic. He serves as Medical Director for the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media. He also serves as the Director of the Cardiology Education Clinic; as Cardiology Physician Education Coordinator for the Internal Medicine Residency and as the Program Director for the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Fellowship Program. In addition, Dr. Timimi is the physician lead for the Division of Cardiovascular Disease One Voice initiative, as well as the institutional lead for patient-family advisory councils. Dr. Timimi received his bachelor's and medical degrees from East Tennessee State University. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri; his fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine and Interventional Cardiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School; and a separate fellowship in Interventional Vascular Radiology, Vascular Medicine, and Vascular Ultrasound at Mayo Clinic. Specialties: Social Media,Media Relations,Podcasting,Blogging, Facebook,YouTube,Twitter, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Medical Education, Patient Family Advisory Councils, Patient Centered Care

06 November

Anton Bilchik, MD, PhD

WSA Program Chair, Moderator
Anton J. Bilchik, MD, PhD, FACS, is Professor of Surgery and Chief of Medicine at the John Wayne Cancer Institute. He is an internationally recognized surgeon and scientist who has pioneered techniques to improve staging in colon cancer and minimally invasive approaches for liver and pancreas cancer. Dr. Bilchik is trained and certified in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He serves as an investigator on international multi-center clinical trials and with over 200 publications, is considered one of the country’s leading specialists in surgical oncology.
Dr. Bilchik has received numerous awards, recognition and accolades, including the John Wayne “Duke Award”, a special service award for his contribution to science and humanity. He was also recently honored by the Anti-Defamation League with their prestigious annual humanitarian award, the first physician to be bestowed this honor. For his life changing cancer research, he has been honored by both the American Cancer Society and the American College of Surgeons and was recently listed as one of “Americas Top Surgeons” for ten years in a row. In January 2013, US World News and Report ranked him in the top 1% of physicians in the country, and Newsweek magazine in July 2015 listed him as one of the top cancer doctors in the country.
Dr. Bilchik has been the recipient of competitive research funding from the National Cancer Institute since 2001 and his research publications have contributed to improving quality standards in cancer care. Dr. Bilchik serves on the editorial boards of many peer-review journals and currently serves on the board of directors of the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and the John Wayne Cancer Institute. Dr. Bilchik also is committed to community outreach programs for underserved communities where he teaches about cancer prevention and early detection.
Dr. Bilchik believes in a personalized approach to cancer care and that every patient should be treated with dignity and compassion with access to the most current treatments available.

05 November

06 November

Karen Borman, MD

WSA 2nd VP, Moderator
Karen R. Borman, MD is a practicing Surgeon in Washington, DC. Dr. Borman graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1978 and has been in practice for 39 years. She completed a residency at Dallas Co Hp Parkland Memorial. Dr. Borman accepts multiple insurance plans including Aetna, Medicare and Anthem. Dr. Borman is board certified in Surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Borman's practice supports these languages: German, Arabic, Vietnamese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, French and Korean.

06 November

Anees Chagpar, MD, MSc, MA, MPH, MBA

WSA District Rep, Moderator
Anees is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, and the Assistant Director for Global Oncology at Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center. Born and raised in Canada, she completed her BSc in Honors Biochemistry and MD with Honors in Research at the University of Alberta, and her general surgery residency training and MSc at the University of Saskatchewan. She went on to complete the Susan G. Komen Interdisciplinary Breast Fellowship at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, an MPH at Harvard School of Public Health and an MA in Bioethics and Medical Humanities at the University of Louisville. After fellowship, she joined the University of Louisville as Assistant Professor of Surgery, rising rapidly through the ranks to Associate Professor with tenure and Academic Advisory Dean. She built the first nationally accredited Breast Center in Kentucky at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center prior to being recruited to Yale in September 2010 where she led the effort for Yale to become the first NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Northeast to have a nationally accredited breast center. She is a busy breast surgical oncologist who participates in investigator-initiated and cooperative group clinical trials, as well as translational and clinical research. Her most recent ground-breaking work was published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. She enjoys teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, fellows and junior faculty, and is the Breast Surgery Section Editor for UpToDate, a commonly used resource. She is passionate about global health and leadership in academic medicine, having most recently completed an MBA for Executives with a focus on Leadership in Healthcare at Yale’s School of Management.

06 November

William Chapman, MD

WSA Past President, Moderator
Dr. Chapman specializes in liver transplantation in both adults and children (living donor, living adult donor and adult-to-adult donor), hepatobiliary surgery and liver surgery with clinical interest in the surgical treatment of complex hepatobiliary problems, image-guided liver surgery, gallstone pathogenesis and prevention, hepatic transplant immunosuppression, hepatic surgery, bile duct surgery, surgery for portal hypertension, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of liver tumors, cryoablation and hepatic artery infusion (HAI) pumps. Dr. Chapman is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

06 November

Maria B. Majella Doyle, MD, MBA

WSA 2018 Program Chair, Moderator
Fellowship: Abdominal Organ Transplant, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2007
Fellowship: Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Liver Transplant Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine , Barnes-Jewish Hospital 2006
Fellowship: Clinical Research , Department of Academic Surgery, National University of Ireland, and Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland 2001
Residency : Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland 2005
Medical Degree: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland 1996
MBA: Washington University, St. Louis, MO 2012
Masters: University College Cork, Cork, Ireland 2004

Clinical Interests

Adult and pediatric liver, kidney, and pancreas transplant, living liver and kidney donation, and HPB surgery with a primary interest in disorders of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas.

Research Interests

Dr Doyle's research interests include clinical outcomes, especially focused on liver transplantation and hepatobiliary malignancies.

05 November

06 November

Daniel Margulies, MD

WSA District Rep, Moderator
Daniel R. Margulies, MD is a practicing Surgeon in West Hollywood, CA. Dr. Margulies graduated from University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine in 1985 and has been in practice for 31 years. He completed a residency at University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine. He currently practices at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Southern California Hospital Culver City. Dr. Margulies accepts multiple insurance plans including Aetna, Medicare and PacifiCare (UnitedHealthcare). In addition to English, Dr. Margulies's practice supports these languages: French, Italian, Korean, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, Spanish and German.

06 November

Kelly M. McMasters, MD, PhD

WSA President
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Dr. McMasters is the Ben A. Reid, Sr. Professor and Chair of the Hiram C. Polk, Jr., MD Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, and Director of the Multidisciplinary Melanoma Clinic, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, Kentucky. He earned his MD at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and his PhD in Cell and Developmental Biology from Rutgers University. He completed his Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He is the author and Principal Investigator of the Sunbelt Melanoma Trial, a multi-institutional study involving 3500 patients from 79 institutions across North America. His research has been funded by the American Cancer Society, the National Institutes of Health, and the Melanoma Research Foundation, among other agencies. He has two patents for his research inventions. Dr. McMasters is currently President of the Society of Surgical Oncology and the Western Surgical Association, Secretary of the Southern Surgical Association (2014-2019), and Vice President of the Society of Surgical Chairs. He was a member of the Melanoma Staging Committee of the American Joint Commission on Cancer and is former President of the Southeastern Surgical Congress (2009-2010). He has authored more than 400 publications and is Editor of the book Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Targeted Therapy and Multidisciplinary Care.

05 November

05 November

06 November

Charles Scoggins, MD, MBA

Board of Governors ACS Rep, Moderator

Dr. Charles Scoggins ( M.D., MBA,) has been named medical director of University Physicians Associates Services Inc.
As medical director, Scoggins will oversee the credentialing of UPA physicians, according to a news release.
Scoggins will be responsible for making certain UPA physicians meet the qualifications for new and existing managed care contract including conducting credentials file review for both initial credentialing and re-credentialing applications; monitoring office and provider complaints; and quality improvement, according to the release.
Scoggins is a surgical oncologist with University Surgical Associates. He also serves as vice chairman for Operations and Finance for U of L’s Department of Surgery and is an associate professor of surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, U of L School of Medicine.
He graduated with honors from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 1995, and entered a general surgery residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.
In addition to clinical surgical training, Scoggins completed a two-year research fellowship while at Vanderbilt.
He completed his chief residency at Vanderbilt in 2002 and is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
Scoggins completed a surgical oncology fellowship at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas in 2004. While there, he was awarded the Clinical Excellence Award for outstanding patient care.
Scoggins’ clinical interests include liver and pancreatic cancer, stomach and esophageal cancers, intestinal cancers, melanomas, and sarcomas. His research interests include liver tumors, hepatic metastases, pancreatic cancer, and sarcomas.

05 November

Mark Talamonti, MD

WSA Treasurer, Moderator
I am a Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at NorthShore University HealthSystem. Following graduation from Northwestern University Medical School in 1983, I completed a residency in General Surgery, which included a year as chief administrative resident, and a research fellowship in the Department of Endocrinology and Molecular Biology at Northwestern University Medical School. Following the completion of my general surgery residency, I completed a fellowship in Surgical Oncology in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Following fellowship at MD Anderson, I spent the next 16 years at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine where I rose through the ranks to become the Director of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Program, Chief of Surgical Oncology, and Professor of Surgery. In 2007, I moved to NorthShore University HealthSystem (formerly Evanston-Northwestern Health Care) to assume the position as Chairman of the Department of Surgery.
While at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, I developed research interests in combined modality clinical trials for patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. My clinical expertise focuses on the area of gastrointestinal surgical oncology with specific interests in pancreas, liver, and gastric cancers. I have served as the principal investigator or co-investigator on two recent Intergroup Trials examining the role of combined chemotherapy with external beam radiation therapy as neoadjuvant strategies prior to Whipple procedures for potentially resectable pancreatic cancers. In addition, I have served as a clinical investigator on several multimodality trials examining outcomes following neoadjuvant therapy for gastroesophageal junction cancers. I am the author of over 150 peer reviewed scientific publications, as well as 25 book chapters. I have authored two books on Liver Surgery and Gastrointestinal Oncology. I also serve on the Editorial Board for the Annals of Surgical Oncology and the Journal of Surgical Oncology. I have held numerous positions in the Society of Surgical Oncology, and am a member of the two most prestigious surgical societies: the American Surgical Association and the Society of University Surgeons. I have received numerous awards including the Compassionate Care Award given to one physician annually who exemplifies dedication and compassion in the care of patients with cancer and life threatening illnesses. I have been honored with an Excellence in Teaching Award every year since my arrival as an attending surgeon at Northwestern University in 1992. I have been honored with appointments as Chairman for the Medical Advisory Board for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) and to the Committee for the Pancreatic Cancer Guidelines of the National Comprehensive Cancer Center Network (NCCN).

05 November

LifeCell, an Allergan Affiliate

Bronze
LifeCell offers cutting-edge, evidence-based medical education to advance surgical techniques, wound care management, and clinical solutions. These educational programs provide opportunities for healthcare providers to learn about new and developing areas in their field and remain current on recent therapeutic advancements, practices and procedures.

University of Tenn Physician Exec MBA

We are 100 years strong in business education, covering the for-profit, not-for-profit and governmental sectors of business. Our top-notch supply chain management and highly regarded accounting programs, as well as our renowned Global Leadership Scholars program and Physician EMBA program, are all great examples of what the Haslam spirit has to offer.

Bard Davol

Davol was founded in Providence, Rhode Island in 1874, supplying the medical community with hot water bottles and catheters. For the past 40 years, Davol has stood out as the market leader in providing solutions in soft tissue reconstruction including products for hernia repair, specialized surgical procedures, fixation and biologic implants.

Now a subsidiary of C. R. Bard, Inc., Davol continues to maintain its leadership position in the medical device industry with an expanded portfolio of proven, innovative solutions. These include a growing line of mesh prosthetics, biologic implants, and fixation systems to complement innovative techniques for inguinal, ventral and other hernia procedures, plus a range of products for laparoscopy, pulsed lavage and wound management. In addition to this extensive suite of products, our BioSurgery franchise is delivering a growing line of enhanced sealants and hemostatic products to complement surgical techniques across, thoracic, cardiovascular and other surgical specialties.  Bard Davol

BK Ultrasound

For more than 40 years, BK Ultrasound solutions have played a central role in procedure-driven markets that include urology, surgery and point-of-care. With award-winning systems and unique transducer designs, BK directly addresses the specialized needs and clinical challenges of physicians worldwide, offering unsurpassed imaging capabilities that enable real-time image guidance with easy-to-use, mobile platforms.
BK Ultrasound is proud to be part of Analogic Corporation, a recognized leader for advanced imaging technologies and real-time guidance systems in disease diagnosis and treatment as well as automated threat detection in security systems.

CSL Behring

Innovation is in our DNA
CSL Behring is a global biotherapeutics leader driven by our promise to save lives. Focused on serving patients’ needs by using the latest technologies, we develop and deliver innovative therapies that are used to treat rare and serious conditions that include immunodeficiency and autoimmune diseases, hereditary and acquired bleeding disorders, hereditary angioedema, hereditary emphysema, and in transplantation and critical care.
Our commitment to saving lives and improving the quality of life for people with serious and rare conditions is evident in everything we do. We continue to introduce new innovations that address unmet medical needs or enhance current treatments. CSL Behring offers the broadest range of quality products in the protein biotherapeutics industry. Whether we are manufacturing and marketing safe and effective products or researching and developing innovative biotherapies, we are first and foremost focused on fulfilling our customers’ needs.

Hitachi Healthcare

Hitachi Healthcare Americas located in Twinsburg, Ohio, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Medical Corporation offers a broad range of diagnostic imaging equipment including MRI and CT. Our innovations in diagnostic imaging provide technology that drives clinical solutions to deliver diagnostic confidence, improve workflow efficiency and provide a better patient experience. In addition to exceptional equipment, Hitachi Healthcare Americas is known for its comprehensive customer support programs to maximize the lifecycle value of equipment through responsive service maintenance, significant software upgrades and on-going applications support.
At Hitachi Healthcare, every technological innovation is born from our core sources of inspiration: maximum patient comfort and safety, uncompromised imaging performance, proven efficiency, and absolute ease of use.  Hitachi Healthcare

Karl Storz

Since its beginnings in 1945, the KARL STORZ family company has grown into a global manufacturer and distributor of endoscopes, medical instruments, and devices. We are no giant on an international scale but a leader in the things that matter: creativity, flexibility, and expertise.
Our range of endoscopic instruments for human medicine, veterinary medicine, and industrial endoscopy now includes more than 15,000 products. The most recent KARL STORZ developments are in digital documentation systems and comprehensive operating room concepts. As a system supplier, the company combines its expertise in endoscopy with software solutions to achieve integration in the operating room and to support clinical process and resource management.

LifeCell, an Allergan Affiliate

LifeCell offers cutting-edge, evidence-based medical education to advance surgical techniques, wound care management, and clinical solutions. These educational programs provide opportunities for healthcare providers to learn about new and developing areas in their field and remain current on recent therapeutic advancements, practices and procedures.

Olympus

Since the company’s founding in 1919, Olympus has been renowned as a precision technology leader, creating innovative opto-digital solutions in healthcare, life science and consumer electronics products. In the healthcare arena, Olympus supports the work of medical professionals by providing advanced, minimally invasive therapeutic and diagnostic technologies to improve the quality of patient care around the globe.

Prescient Surgical

Prescient Surgical’s mission is to reduce the complications of surgical care, improving patient outcomes and decreasing healthcare costs. We’re developing a platform technology for the prevention of surgical site infection that will enable safer and more cost-effective surgical care, a value proposition that will benefit patients, providers, hospitals, and payers alike. The first application of the technology targets the highest surgical infection rate in the most vulnerable patient segment: patients undergoing high-risk abdominal gastrointestinal surgery. Prescient Surgical

Prytime Medical Devices, Inc

Prytime Medical is an innovative medical device company that designs, develops and commercializes minimally invasive solutions for vascular trauma.
The company’s flagship product is the ER-REBOA™ Catheter, a 7 Fr compatible balloon catheter designed specifically for rapid, temporary occlusion of large vessels in the emergency and critical care environment during REBOA (Resuscitative Endovascular Occlusion of the Aorta) procedure.
The underlying intellectual property for the ER-REBOA™ Catheter was conceived by experienced military vascular and trauma surgeons, COL. Todd Rasmussen and Dr. Jonathan Eliason based on lessons learned in war in 2010.
The first guidewire free prototype was developed and tested on animals in 2011 and shortly after, the company was founded.
The ER-REBOA™ Catheter received 510(K) on October 23, 2015 and started commercializing in 2016.
In November 2016 Prytime Medical was approved to commercialize ER-REBOA™ Catheter in Europe. Prytime Medical plans a targeted roll out of the ER-REBOA™ Catheter to key physicians in the near future.

Shire

Today, Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases.
We trace our origins back to 1986, when a small team of entrepreneurs founded the company to seek out solutions to address a number of unmet medical needs. Within the first two years of operation, we launched a range of supplemental calcium products for patients seeking to treat or prevent osteoporosis. Soon after, the company had innovative drug development programs under way on behalf of patients facing challenging conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and end-stage renal failure.
By the mid-90s, we had embarked on the first of what would be a series of strategic acquisitions to expand into new areas, develop our clinical pipeline and bring new products to market. Since those early years, we have continued to grow dramatically through the completion of more than 20 combinations over the past two-plus decades.
While Shire continued to evolve in the specialty pharma field and expand its portfolio, the transformative acquisition of TKT in 2005 for lysosomal storage diseases opened the door to biologic therapies to begin our focus on rare diseases.
Shire continued to sharpen its rare disease focus through acquisitions of not only marketed products, but also compounds that were in clinical development, getting more involved in ADHD via the acquisition of New River Pharmaceuticals in 2007, and Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) via Jerini in 2008.
From 2013 to 2016, we sustained our significant strategic transformation to be recognized in our industry as a leading global biotech company by increasing scale and momentum. We acquired SARcode to enter ophthalmics, we expanded our HAE business with the acquisitions of ViroPharma and Dyax, and we strengthened our GI business with the acquisition of NPS.
Our leadership was further solidified with the completion of the acquisition of Baxalta in 2016, creating the world's leading global biotechnology company focused on serving patients with rare diseases.
The Baxalta acquisition is by far the largest we have ever completed. Through this integration, we acquired three new therapeutic areas (hematology, immunology, and oncology), more than tripled our number of employees, gained several market-leading drugs, increased our clinical development programs and expanded the clinical pipeline.
Now, with medicines available in more than 100 countries, we are in a leading position to provide solutions globally that enable more patients and families around the world to live their lives to the fullest.

Sony Healthcare Solutions

Sony Electronics’ Medical Systems Division has been working with doctors, hospitals, and medical industry partners for more than 30 years. Our Medical Systems Division builds on Sony’s reputation for technology expertise in the broadcast and production industries. Our medical cameras, recorders, printers, displays, and other products are designed to fit into the everyday work lives of professionals in radiology, endoscopy, ophthalmology, neurology, urology, and general surgery.
From the O.R. to the training room, Sony develops technologies with the entire medical workflow in mind, planning how all products work together from image capture to editing to display to storing and sharing. See how Sony’s pro solutions can increase efficiency and streamline the business side of your healthcare operations.  Sony

Ultra Light Optics

Home to the lightest and smallest LED Loupe-Light, Ultralight Optics Inc is the FIRST modern dental company founded by a dental student, RON NGUYEN DDS, at the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry.
It all started with a phrase uttered by many dentists, “Why can’t they make this better?”. While many overlook the need, Ron took it by heart. By enlisting the help of the entire USC School of Dentistry, and with many engineers, Ultralight Optics were able to greatly improve and revolutionize LED lighting technology.  Ultra Light Optics

Univ of Tenn Physicians Exec MBA

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We are 100 years strong in business education, covering the for-profit, not-for-profit and governmental sectors of business. Our top-notch supply chain management and highly regarded accounting programs, as well as our renowned Global Leadership Scholars program and Physician EMBA program, are all great examples of what the Haslam spirit has to offer.

WSA Executive Committee Meeting

08:00 AM 12:00 PM Sevilla

WSA Registration Open

03:00 PM 06:00 PM Altrium

New Member Reception

05:30 PM 06:30 PM Upper Deck of Kasbah

Welcome Reception

06:30 PM 08:30 PM Kasbah Patio

Registration Open

06:00 AM 12:00 PM Arrival Foyer

Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Viewing

06:00 AM 07:00 AM Alhambra A

ePoster Presentations

06:30 AM 07:00 AM Alhambra A

SCIENTIFIC AGENDA
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2017
6:30am - 7:00am
ePosters Session
Monitor: 1
Moderator: Anton Bilchik MD, PhD, Santa Monica, CA
Room Location: Alhambra A
  • 6:35am - 6:40am
  • P1. IMPACT OF NOVEL WOUND PROTECTION DEVICE ON OBSERVED VS EXPECTED SURGICAL SITE INFECTION RATES FOLLOWING COLECTOMY USING THE NATIONAL SURGICAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM RISK CALCULATOR
  • HT Papaconstantinou MD, R Ricciardi MD, DA Margolin MD, R Bergamaschi MD PhD, R Moesinger MD, W Lichliter MD, JS Thomas MD, E Birnbaum MD
  • Baylor Scott & White Healthcare
  • Presenter: Harry T. Papaconstantinou MD

  • 6:40am - 6:45am
  • VIDEO P2. BLUNT SPLENIC INJURY DURING COLONOSCOPY: IS IT AS RARE AS WE THINK
  • EG Andrade, OA Olufajo, EL Drew, DJ Schuerer, GV Bochicchio, LJ Punch Washington University School of Medicine
  • Presenter: Doug Schuerer, MD15

  • 6:45am - 6:50am
  • P3. RADIATION AND ITS IMPACT ON LOCAL RECURRENCE IN EXTREMITY AND TRUNK LIPOSARCOMAS
  • Annabelle L Fonseca MD, Christina L Roland MD, Janice N Cormier MD MPH, Keila E Torres MD PhD, Kelly K Hunt MD, Andrew J Bishop MD, Barry W Feig MD
  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Presenter: Annabelle L. Fonseca MD, MHS

  • 6:50am - 6:55am
  • P4. PREDICTING ORGAN DYSFUNCTION AFTER TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI): THE HEMOGRAM SCORE
  • M Khan MD, N Kulvatunyou MD, F Jehan MD, T O’Keeffe MD, A Tang MD, A Jain MD, G Vercruysse MD, L Gries MD, B Joseph MD
  • University of Arizona
  • Presenter: Muhammad Khan MD

  • 6:55am - 7:00am
  • P5. REANIMATION OF CRYOPRESERVED GASTROINTESTINAL PATIENT-DERIVED TISSUE
  • MC Hernandez MD, JR Bergquist MD, L Yang PhD, MJ Truty MD
  • Mayo Clinic

6:30am - 7:00am
ePosters Session
Monitor: 2
Moderator: Maria B Majella Doyle MD, MBA, St. Louis, MO
Room Location: Alhambra A
6:35am - 6:40am
  • P6. REDUCTION IN THE RATE AND SEVERITY OF CLINICALLY RELEVANT POSTOPERATIVE PANCREATIC FISTULA CAN BE ACHIEVED BY SELECTIVE USE OF PANCREATICOGASTROSTOMY IN PATIENTS WITH A “HIGH RISK” PANCREATIC REMNANT.
  • GB Kazantsev MD, AL Spitzer MD, RM Ramirez, PD Peng MD, CK Chang MD
  • The Permanente Medical Group
  • Presenter: George Kazantsev MD

  • 6:40am - 6:45am
  • VIDEO P7. ROBOTIC SPLENECTOMY FOR I.T.P.
  • University of Louisville
  • Presenter: Samuel Carlson MD

  • 6:45am - 6:50am
  • P8. VARIATION IN DRG MIGRATION RATES: A MARKER FOR PROCESS OF CARE EFFICIENCY IN COLECTOMY IN VALUE BASED PURCHASING
  • BD Hughes MD, HB Mehta PhD, SA Moore MD, Y Shan PhD, AJ Senagore MD
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
  • Presenter: Byron D. Hughes MD, MPH

  • 6:50am - 6:55am
  • P9. ADJUVANT RADIATION IMPROVES SURVIVAL FOR SELECT PATIENTS WITH NON-METASTATIC ADRENOCORTICAL CARCINOMA
  • DW Nelson DO, S Chang PhD, BC Bandera MD, TD Fischer MD, R Wollman MD, M Goldfarb MD
  • John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center
  • Presenter: Daniel Nelson DO

6:30am - 7:00am
ePosters Session
Monitor: 3
Moderator: Charles Scoggins MD, Louisville, KY
Room Location: Alhambra A
6:40am - 6:45am
  • P12. SURVIVAL CALCULATOR FOR RESECTABLE STAGE I-III ESOPHAGEAL CANCER DERIVED FROM THE NATIONAL CANCER DATABASE
  • HM Hedberg MD, K Kuchta PhD, MB Ujiki MD
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • Presenter: H. Mason Hedberg MD

  • 6:45am - 6:50am
  • VIDEO P13. SLIPPED GASTRIC BAND WITH ORGANO-AXIAL VOLVULUS OF STOMACH
  • N Cieza, S Fu, I Ghaderi
  • University of Arizona
  • Presenter: Sandeep Jhajj MD

  • 6:50am - 6:55am
  • P14. OUTCOMES FOR PATIENTS WITH STAGE IV COLORECTAL CANCER: CONCURRENT RESECTION OF THE COLORECTAL PRIMARY AND HEPATIC METASTASES
  • N Machairas MD, KL Mathis MD, DW Larson MD MBA, DM Nagorney MD
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Presenter: David Nagorney MD

  • 6:55am - 7:00am
  • P15. AN ENHANCED RECOVERY PROGRAM IN LIVER SURGERY IMPROVES OVERALL AND RECURRENCE-FREE SURVIVALS
  • CH Davis MD, BJ Kim MD, ME Egger MD, N Narula MD, RW Day MD, VN Gottumukkala MD, JN Vauthey MD, TA Aloia MD
  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Presenter: Catherine Davis MD, MPH

6:30am - 7:00am
ePosters Session
Monitor: 4
Moderator: Mark Talamonti MD, Chicago, IL
Room Location: Alhambra A
  • 6:35am - 6:40am
  • P16. A COMPREHENSIVE MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO IMPROVE SURGICAL OUTCOMES FOLLOWING ELECTIVE COLORECTAL SURGERY
  • Tripurari Mishra MD, Jan P Kaminski, MD MBA, Joaquin J Estrada, MD
  • University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals
  • Presenter: Deepa Bhat MD

  • 6:40am - 6:45am
  • VIDEO P17. ROBOTIC SURGERY MAY PROMOTE MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY IN HIGH RISK PATIENTS
  • Albany Medical Center
  • Presenter: Steven Stain MD

  • 6:45am - 6:50am
  • P18. FINANCIAL MODEL FOR A ZERO COST RESIDENT TRAINING WITHIN AN ACADEMIC SURGICAL DEPARTMENT IN RURAL AREAS
  • S Joseph MD, CN Ellis MD, J Molland BBA MBA, M Joseph JD MBA
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Presenter: Saju Joseph MD

  • 6:50am - 6:55am
  • VIDEO P19. ROBOTIC IVOR-LEWIS ESOPHAGECTOMY
  • YK Hong, P Philips
  • University of Louisville
  • Presenter: Young Hong MD

  • 6:55am - 7:00am
  • P20. PATTERNS OF USE AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH SUSTAINED PRESCRIPTION OPIOID USE AFTER EMERGENCY GENERAL SURGERY
  • M Castillo-Angeles MD MPH, MA Chaudhary MD, M Sharma MD MPH, W Jiang MS, A Schoenfeld MD MSc, JM Havens MD, T Koehlmoos PhD MHA, AH Haider MD MPH, A Salim MD, SL Nitzschke MD
  • Brigham and Women´s Hospital
  • Presenter: Manuel Castillo-Angeles MD, MPH

Speakers

ePoster Monitor 1 Sunday Abstracts.pdf Download Link
ePoster Monitor 2 Sunday Abstracts.pdf Download Link
ePoster Monitor 3 Sunday Abstracts.pdf Download Link
ePoster Monitor 4 Sunday Abstracts.pdf Download Link

MOC Update

06:40 AM 07:00 AM Alhambra B

Scientific Session I

07:00 AM 09:10 AM Alhambra B

7:00am - 9:10am
Scientific Session I
Moderator: President, Kelly McMasters MD, PhD, Louisville, KY
Room Location: Alhambra B

7:15am - 7:25am
QS1. MANAGEMENT OF THE POSITIVE NIPPLE MARGIN IN NIPPLE-SPARING MASTECTOMY: A LESS AGGRESSIVE AND ONCOLOGICALLY SAFE APPROACH
ML Haslinger MD, M Sosin MD, AJ Bartholomew MS, AB Crocker MS, A Gulla MD, S Seevaratnam BS, TA Pittman MD, SC Willey MD, EA Tousimis MD
Presenter: Michelle Haslinger MD

7:25am - 7:35am
QS2. SAME-DAY DISCHARGE AFTER LAPAROSCOPIC GASTRIC BYPASS: A STEP TOO FAR?
C Inaba MD, CY Koh MD, S Sujatha-Bhaskar MD, L Zhang MS, NT Nguyen MD
Presenter: Colette Inaba MD

7:35am - 7:45am
QS3. TWO STAGE HEPATECTOMY VERSUS ONE STAGE MAJOR HEPATECTOMY WITH CONTRALATERAL RESECTION OR ABLATION FOR BILOBAR COLORECTAL LIVER METASTASES
JM Cloyd MD, T Mizuno MD PhD, K Omichi MD PhD, CD Tzeng MD, YS Chun MD, C Conrad MD PhD, TA Aloia MD, JN Vauthey MD
Presenter: Jordan Cloyd MD

7:45am - 8:05am
1. EFFECT OF MARGIN CONSENSUS GUIDELINE IMPLEMENTATION ON RE-EXCISION RATES, SATISFACTION, AND COST FOR EARLY STAGE INVASIVE BREAST CANCER
N Bhutiani MD, KC Bachman MD, MK Mercer BA, SR Heidrich BA, RCG Martin II MD PhD, CR Scoggins MD MBA, KM McMasters MD PhD, N Ajkay MD
University of Louisville
Presenter: Nicolás Ajkay MD
Invited Discussant: Nora Hansen MD, Chicago, IL

8:05am - 8:25am
2. DO ALL POSITIVE MARGINS IN BREAST CANCER PATIENTS UNDERGOING A PARTIAL MASTECTOMY NEED TO BE RESECTED?
AB Chagpar MD MSc MPH MA MBA, TN Tsangaris MD, DR Lannin MD
Yale University School of Medicine
Presenter: Anees Chagpar MD, MSc, MPH, MA, MBA
Invited Discussant: Nicolas Ajkay MD, Louisville, KY

8:25am - 8:45am
3. GENDER DIFFERENCES IN LONG-TERM PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES AFTER TRAUMA
JP Herrera-Escobar MD, A Ranjit MD MPH, C Weed MD MPH, SS Al Rafai MD, K Brasel MD MPH, G Kasotakis MD MPH, H M.A Kaafarani MD MPH, G Velmahos MD PhD, AH Haider MD MPH, A Salim MD
Brigham and Women´s Hospital
Presenter: Juan Pablo Herrera-Escobar, MD
Invited Discussant: Peter Rhee MD, MPH, Atlanta, GA


Speakers

Scientific Session I Abstracts.pdf Download Link

Spouse/Guest Hospitality and Breakfast

08:00 AM 10:00 AM West Prado Terrace

Scientific Session II

09:20 AM 10:20 AM Alhambra B

9:20am - 10:20am
Scientific Session II
Moderator: David Nagorney MD, Rochester, MN
Room Location: Alhambra B

9:20am - 9:40am
4. COMPLICATIONS AND HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE AFTER LIVING LIVER DONATION: A SINGLE-CENTER ANALYSIS OF 171 DONORS
S Chinnakotla, MD MBA, V Kirchner MD, O Serrano, MD MBA, S Mongin Ph D, T Pruett MD
University of Minnesota
Presenter: Srinath Chinnakotla MD, MBA
Invited Discussant: William Chapman MD, St. Louis, MO

9:40am - 10:00am
5. THE CURRENT TOKYO GUIDELINES ARE NOT CLINICALLY RELEVANT FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF CHOLECYSTITIS
F Jehan MD, B Joseph MD, M Dacey MD, N Kulvatunyou MD, M Khan MD, A Tang MD, L Gries MD, T O’Keeffe MD,T Riall MD PhD
University of Arizona
Presenter: Faisal Jehan MD
Invited Discussant: Gary Vitale MD, Louisville, KY

10:00am - 10:20am
6. WHAT ARE THE MOST SIGNIFICANT COST AND VALUE DRIVERS FOR PANCREATIC RESECTION IN AN INTEGRATED HEALTHCARE SYSTEM?
B Vuong MD, A Dehal MD, AN Graff-Baker MD, S Stern MS, J Mejia MD, R Wolf MD, P Newell MD, R Weerasinghe MPH, V Kapoor MS, P Hansen MD, A Bilchik MD
John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center
Presenter: Brooke Vuong MD, MHA
Invited Discussant: Mark Talamonti MD, Evanston, IL


Speakers

Scientific Session II Abstracts.pdf Download Link

Presidential Address | Kelly M. McMasters, MD, PhD

10:20 AM 11:20 AM Alhambra B

10:20am – 11:20am
WSA Presidential Address
Kelly M. McMasters MD, PhD, Louisville, KY
Life, Surgery, and the Philosophy of Dry Creek

Speakers

WSA Golf Outing & Afternoon Activities

12:00 PM 05:00 PM Camelback Golf Course

Guided Hike

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Echo Canyon Guided Trail Hike

Registration Open

07:00 AM 05:00 PM Arrival Foyer

Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Viewing

07:00 AM 08:00 AM Alhambra A

ePoster Presentations

07:00 AM 08:00 AM Alhambra A

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017
7:00am - 8:00am
ePosters Session
Monitor: 1
Moderator: Anees Chagpar MD, MBA, MPH, New Haven, CT
Room Location: Alhambra A

7:05am - 7:10am
P21. DOES HLA MISMATCHES ALTER THE OUTCOME OF ABO INCOMPATIBLE KIDNEY TRANSPLANTS
JR Wellen MD MBA, MB Doyle MD MBA, LA Dageforde MD, S Shenoy MD, A Khan MD, WC Chapman MD
Washington University in Saint Louis
Presenter: Jason Wellen MD, MBA

7:10am - 7:15am
P22. KEEPING OUTPATIENT THYROIDECTOMY SAFE BY MINIMIZING THE RISK AND OPTIMIZING THE MANAGEMENT OF POSTOPERATIVE CERVICAL HEMATOMA
HA Reinhart MD, VE Wagner MD, SV Stafford MD, CW Graham MD, MD Bortz MD
Baylor Scott & White Healthcare
Presenter: Henry Reinhart MD

7:15am - 7:20am
P23. THE BLEED-PD TRIAL: BLOOD LOSS EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS DURING PANCREATODUODENECTOMY
RT Groeschl MD, AM Wockenfus, JM Aho MD, PE Skaran, ML Kendrick MD, MB Farnell MD
Mayo Clinic
Presenter: Ryan Groeschl MD

7:20am - 7:25am
VIDEO P24. ROBOTIC PRESACRAL CYST EXCISION WITH TRANSVAGINAL EXTRACTION
BA Spindler, MM El Khatib, SR Kelley
Mayo Clinic
Presenter: Blake Spindler MD

7:25am - 7:30am
P25. HYPOXIA INDUCIBLE FACTOR-1α EXPRESSION IS CRITICAL FOR METASTASIS IN A MURINE PANCREATIC ADENOCARCINOMA MODEL
CC Barnett MD, J Yi MD, BH Edil MD, RD Schulick MD, KC El Kasmi MD PhD
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Presenter: Carlton Barnett MD

7:30am - 7:35am
P26. PHYSICIAN INFLUENCE ON BREAST CANCER SURGICAL TREATMENT
BL Murphy MD, DL Stan MD, AE Glasgow MHA, EB Habermann PhD, JW Jakub MD
Mayo Clinic
Presenter: Brittany Murphy MD

7:35am - 7:40am
VIDEO P27. LAPAROSCOPIC REPAIR OF DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA
J Muradov, F Kehdy
University of Louisville
Presenter: Jo Muradov MD

7:40am - 7:45am
VIDEO P28. VENTRAL HERNIA REPAIR
DB Porter MD, J Muradov MD, FJ Kehdy MD
University of Louisville
Presenter: Jo Muradov MD

7:45am - 7:50am
VIDEO P29. LAPAROSCOPIC GASTROPEXY
J Muradov, F Kehdy
University of Louisville
Presenter: Jo Muradov MD

7:50am - 7:55am
P30. CO-MORBIDITY REMISSION FOLLOWING INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON PLACEMENT FOR EARLY STAGE OBESITY
H Khoury BS, K Shpanskaya BS
Stanford School of Medicine
Presenter: John Morton MD, MPH

7:00am - 8:00am
ePosters Session
Monitor: 2
Moderator: Tyler Hughes MD, Kansas City, KS
Room Location: Alhambra A

7:05am - 7:10am

P31. SPLEEN-PRESERVING DISTAL PANCREATECTOMY IN TRAUMA
M Schellenberg MD, K Inaba MD, V Cheng BA, JM Bardes MD, L Lam MD, E Benjamin MD PhD, K Matsushima MD, D Demetriades MD PhD
Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center
Presenter: Morgan Schellenberg MD MPH

7:10am - 7:15am
P32. IMPACT OF PRE-HOSPITAL GROUND TRANSPORTATION MODE ON SURGICAL OUTCOMES FOLLOWING TRAUMATIC INJURY
V Cheng MD, K Inaba MD, J Tang BA, M Schellenberg MD, S Byerly MD, K Matsushima MD, D Demetriades MD
Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center
Presenter: Vincent Cheng MD

7:15am - 7:20am
P33. A POPULATION BASED COMPARISON OF MALE BREAST CANCER WITH FEMALE BREAST CANCER IN THE UNITED STATES
AN Cobb MD, F Vaince MD, CV Godellas MD, PC Kuo MD
Loyola University Medical Center
Presenter: Adrienne N Cobb MD

7:20am - 7:25am
P34. PROVIDER VARIATION OF DISCHARGE OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS AFTER ELECTIVE SURGERY
MJ Nooromid MD, E Blay MD, K Ho MD, JK Johnson PhD, JL Holl MD, KY Bilimoria MD, JJ Stulberg MD, MK Eskandari MD
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Presenter: Michael Nooromid MD

7:25am - 7:30am
P35. FACTORS THAT PREDICT BIOLOGICAL AGGRESSIVENESS IN ESTROGEN RECEPTOR-POSITIVE, HUMAN EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR RECEPTOR 2-NEGATIVE, LYMPH NODE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER
LE Arthur MD, LN Slattery BS, GM Fuhrman MD, AM Mackey MD, AE Rivere ME, RL Corsetti MD
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Presenter: Lauren Slattery BS

7:30am - 7:35am
P36. GASTROSCHISIS WITH INTESTINAL ATRESIA: MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AND OUTCOMES
DM Notrica MD
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Presenter: Kaohinani Longwolf MD

7:35am - 7:40am
VIDEO P37. OPEN REPAIR OF GIANT POPLITEAL ANEURYSM IN A PATIENT WITH PRIOR ANEURYSM REPAIR
Kevin Seeras, Ali Roham, Sachinder Singh Hans
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital
Presenter: Kevin Seeras DO

7:40am - 7:45am
P38. VARIABILITY AND DISPARITIES IN THE TREATMENT OF SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA OF THE ANAL CANAL
EG Arsoniadis MD, Y Fan MPH, S Jarosek PhD, WB Gaertner MD, MR Kwaan MD
University of Minnesota
Presenter: Elliot Arsoniadis MD

7:45am - 7:50am
P39. PATTERNS OF VASOPRESSOR UTILIZATION IN A SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE VASO-SCORE FOR MORTALITY PREDICTION
NK Dhillon MD, G Liao MD, C Colovos MD PhD, A Ko MD, GM Thomsen PhD, DR Margulies MD, EJ Ley MD, G Barmparas MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Presenter: Navpreet Dhillon MD

7:50am - 7:55am
P40. EARLY POSITIVE FLUID BALANCE IS PREDICTIVE FOR VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM IN CRITICALLY ILL SURGICAL PATIENTS
NK Dhillon MD, T Li, C Colovos MD PhD, L Kirillova, E Gillette, DR Margulies MD, G Barmparas MD, EJ Ley MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Presenter: Navpreet Dhillon MD

7:00am - 8:00am
ePosters Session
Monitor: 3
Moderator: Maria B Majella Doyle MD, MBA, St. Louis, MO
Room Location: Alhambra A

7:05am - 7:10am
P41. CLINICAL SIMULATION-BASED ASSESSMENT OF VENTILATOR MANAGEMENT
P Mehta MD, NK Dhillon MD, H Vora MD, G Barmparas MD, EJ Ley MD, S Karlan MD, R Chung MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Presenter: Pratik Mehta MD

7:10am - 7:15am
P43. PARATHYROIDECTOMY: DOES SURGICAL APPROACH INFLUENCE RECURRENCE RATES?
JA Cirino MD, NC Luehmann MD, WR Barnes MD, EE Abbott DO, JM Robbins MD, PF Czako MD, S Nagar MD
Beaumont Hospital
Presenter: Jennifer Cirino MD

7:15am - 7:20am
VIDEO P45. CROHN’S SHORT VERSION
CS Johnson MD
Oklahoma Surgical Hospital
Presenter: Craig Johnson MD

7:20am - 7:25am
P46. COMPLIANCE AND VARIANCE IN TEACHING ASSISTANT EXPERIENCE DURING SURGICAL RESIDENCY
Mitesh Patel MD, Harit Kapoor MD, Vijay K Mittal MD
Providence Hospitals and Medical Center
Presenter: Mitesh Patel MD

7:25am - 7:30am
VIDEO P47. PARASTOMAL HERNIA REPAIR
CS Johnson MD
Oklahoma Surgical Hospital
Presenter: Craig Johnson MD
7:30am - 7:35am

VIDEO P48. SUBTOTAL COLECTOMY
CS Johnson MD
Oklahoma Surgical Hospital
Presenter: Craig Johnson MD

7:35am - 7:40am
VIDEO P49. XI COMPLICATED DIVERTICULITIS WITH TSF
CS Johnson MD
Oklahoma Surgical Hospital
Presenter: Craig Johnson MD

7:40am - 7:45am
P50. PATENCY OF LONG TERM DIALYSIS ACCESS IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS AFTER PERCUTANEOUS TREATMENT OF CENTRAL VEIN STENOSIS
C Chan MD, R Bennett MD, SG Katz MD
Huntington Memorial Hospital
Presenter: Carney Chan MD

7:00am - 8:00am
ePosters Session
Monitor: 4
Moderator: Daniel Margulies MD, Los Angeles, CA
Room Location: Alhambra A

7:05am - 7:10am
P51. IDENTIFYING TOP PRIORITIES FOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT USING THE DELPHI CONSENSUS METHOD
SB Deal MD, A Alseidi MD EdM, JG Chipman MD, JM Gauvin MD, MP Meara MD MBA, R Sidwell MD, D Stefanidis MD PhD, PJ Schenarts MD
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Presenter: Shanley B Deal MD

7:10am - 7:15am
P52. WHAT’S IN THE TRASH: LESSONS LEARNED FROM STUDYING OPENED BUT UNUSED MATERIALS IN THE OPERATING ROOM
R McKee MD MPH, BA Ross BA, M Hulou MD, TG Pollard, B Blacker, A Crawley, JM Glenn MD, ZO Jones MD, SR Cali MD, GC Dunivan MD, MT Nelson MD
University of New Mexico Hospital
Presenter: Rohini McKee MD MPH

7:15am - 7:20am
VIDEO P53. LAPAROSCOPIC REVISION OF VERTICAL BANDED GASTROPLASTY FOR DYSPHAGIA
JL Phillips, LR Putnam, NT Nguyen
University of California Irvine School of Medicine
Presenter: Jacquelyn Phillips BS

7:20am - 7:25am
P55. SYNOPTIC OPERATIVE REPORTING FOR LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY AND PANCREATICODUODENECTOMY: A MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL PILOT STUDY EVALUATING COMPLETENESS AND SURGEON PERCEPTIONS
SB Deal MD, A Alseidi MD EdM
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Presenter: Shanley Deal MD

7:25am - 7:30am
P56. ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SURGICAL DELAY AND POST-OPERATIVE MORBIDITY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PERFORATED PEPTIC ULCERS
BR Movitz, F Bryan, SS Kingsley, RE Lutfi
University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals
Presenter: Jamie O’Rear MD

7:30am - 7:35am
P57. COMP GENE IS OVEREXPRESSED IN EARLY-ONSET COLON CANCER, CO-EXPRESSED WITH EMT GENES AND ASSOCIATED WITH POOR SURVIVAL
VN Nfonsam MD MS, J Jandova PhD, D Chen MS, R Runyan PhD
University of Arizona
Presenter: Valentine Nfonsam MD, MS

7:35am - 7:40am
P58. LAPAROSCOPIC TYPE IV HIATAL HERNIA REPAIR WITH TOUPET FUNDOPLICATION: CLINICAL OUTCOMES AND LESSONS LEARNED
Victoria Chang, MD, Grant Garwood, MS, David Roife, MD, Chandni Kaushik, MS, Charles C Miller PhD, Farzaneh Banki, MD
McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Presenter: Grant Garwood MS

7:40am - 7:45am
VIDEO P59. LAPAROSCOPIC MANAGEMENT OF GALLSTONE ILEUS
AE Giovannetti, JM O’Rear, RE Lutfi, FA Quinteros
University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals
Presenter: Jamie O’Rear MD

7:45am - 7:50am
P60. THREE YEAR ANALYSIS OF A NOVEL MILESTONE-BASED ASSESSMENT OF FACULTY BY GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENTS
J Schoen MD, RE Brown MD, A Rivere MD, N Bolton MD, T Smith MD, V Adolph MD, GM Fuhrman MD
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Presenter: Jonathan Schoen MD

Speakers

ePoster Monitor 1 Monday Abstracts.pdf Download Link
ePoster Monitor 2 Monday Abstracts.pdf Download Link
ePoster Monitor 3 Monday Abstracts.pdf Download Link
ePoster Monitor 4 Monday Abstracts.pdf Download Link

Scientific Session III

08:00 AM 10:20 AM Alhambra B

8:00am - 10:20am
Scientific Session III
Moderator: President, Kelly McMasters MD, PhD, Louisville, KY
Room Location: Alhambra B

8:00am - 8:20am
7. UTILITY OF VISCOELASTIC ASSAYS BEYOUND COAGULATION: PRE-OPERATIVE TEG INDICES PREDICT TUMOR HISTOLOGY, NODAL DISEASE, AND RESECTABILITY IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING PANCREATECTOMY
HB Moore, A Paniccia, PJ Lawson, R Torphy, EE Moore, MD McCarter, RD Schulick, BH Edil
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Presenter: Hunter Moore MD
Invited Discussant: Jason Fleming MD, Tampa, FL

8:20am - 8:40am
8. PROLONGED OPIOID USE AFTER GENERAL SURGICAL PROCEDURES IN THE UNITED STATES
S Radpour MA, E Ross MD, D Ring MD PhD, CVR Brown MD
Dell Seton Medical Center
Presenter: Sepeadeh Radpour MA
Invited Discussant: G. Edward Kimm Jr. MD, Denver, CO

8:40am - 9:00am
9. ITERATIVE REDESIGN OF WEB-BASED ENTRUSTABLE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY ASSESSMENTS
CI Anderson, MSA, M Ali, MS, MSU GOAL Consortium
Michigan State University
Presenter: Cheryl Anderson RN, BSN, MSA
Invited Discussant: R. James Valentine MD, Nashville, TN

9:00am - 9:20am
10. CONVENTIONAL EPIDURAL VERSUS TRANSVERSUS ABDOMINIS PLANE BLOCK WITH LIPOSOMAL BUPIVACAINE IN COLORECTAL SURGERY
MD Torgeson DO, JL Kileny MD, CC Pfeifer DO, L Narkiewicz MD, SH Obi DO
Henry Ford Allegiance Health
Presenter: Matthew Torgeson DO
Invited Discussant: Michael B. Ujiki, MD, Evanston, IL

9:20am - 9:40am
11. CIRCULATING LEPTIN - POTENTIAL PREDICTOR OF MALIGNANT IPMN RISK
MT Yip-Schneider PhD, R Carr MD, H Wu BS, H Fan MD, R Simpson MD, Z Liu PhD, M Korc MD, CM Schmidt MD PhD, J Zhang MD PhD
Indiana University School of Medicine
Presenter: Rachel Simpson MD
Invited Discussant: Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, Tucson, AZ

9:40am - 10:00am
12. UTILIZATION OF SHORT COURSE RADIATION IMPROVES COMPLETION RATE OF TRIMODALITY THERAPY AND OVERALL SURVIVAL FOR RESECTABLE METASTATIC RECTAL CANCER
H Chung MD, ML Silviera MD, PJ Parikh MD, MG Mutch MD, J Vetter MS, SC Glasgow MD, PE Wise MD, SR Hunt MD
Washington University in Saint Louis
Presenter: Haniee Chung MD
Invited Discussant: Nabil Wasif MD, MPH, Phoenix, AZ

10:00am - 10:20am
13. DEFINING THE COST SAVINGS BENEFIT OF ENHANCED RECOVERY
ME Egger MD, CH Davis MD, BJ Kim MD, N Narula MD, CD Tzeng MD, YS Chun MD, C Conrad MD, JN Vauthey MD, TA Aloia MD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Presenter: Michael Egger MD, MPH
Invited Discussant: Charles Woodall, MD, MSc, Springfield, MO

Speakers

Scientific Session III Abstracts.pdf Download Link

Spouse/Guest Hospitality and Breakfast

08:00 AM 10:00 AM West Prado Terrace

Salsa Cooking Class

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Chef's Kitchen

Morning Beverage Break, ePosters and Exhibit Viewing

10:20 AM 10:40 AM Alhambra A

Scientific Session IV

10:40 AM 12:20 PM Alhambra B

10:40am - 12:20pm
Scientific Session IV
Moderator: Karen Borman MD, Washington DC
Room Location: Alhambra B

10:40am - 11:00am
14. ATTENUATION OF THE VOLUME-OUTCOME RELATIONSHIP FOR MAJOR CANCER SURGERY IN THE UNITED STATES - IS A PUSH TOWARDS CONTINUED REGIONALIZATION JUSTIFIED?
N Wasif MD MPH, D Etzoni MD MS, A Mathur MD MS, E Habermann MPH PhD, Y Chang PhD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
Presenter: Nabil Wasif MD, MPH
Invited Discussant: Waddah Al-Refaie MD, Washington, DC

11:00am - 11:20am
15. PRIMARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM, REDEFINING CURE
AV Rudin MD, TJ McKenzie MD, RA Wermers MD, GB Thompson MD,
ML Richards MD
Mayo Clinic
Presenter: Anatoliy Rudin MD
Invited Discussant: Shelby Holt MD, Dallas, TX

11:20am - 11:40am
16. PREOPERATIVE CHEMORADIATION INDUCES PRIMARY-TUMOR COMPLETE RESPONSE MORE FREQUENTLY THAN CHEMOTHERAPY ALONE IN GASTRIC CANCER
N Ikoma MD, P Das MD MPH, M Blum MD, JS Estrella MD, HC Chen PhD, X Wang MS, KF Fournier MD, P Mansfield MD, CL Roland MD, J Cormier MD MPH, JA Ajani MD, BD Badgwell MD MS
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Presenter: Naruhiko Ikoma MD
Invited Discussant: Margo Shoup MD, Warrenville, IL

11:40am - 12:00pm
17. EVALUATING MASTECTOMY SKIN FLAP NECROSIS IN THE EXTENDED BREAST RECONSTRUCTION RISK ASSESSMENT (BRA) SCORE FOR ONE-YEAR PREDICTION OF PROSTHETIC RECONSTRUCTION OUTCOMES
Nora Hansen MD, Sasa Espino MD, Jordan T Blough BS, Michael M Vu BS, Neil A Fine MD, John YS Kim MD
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Presenter: Sasa-Grae Espino MD
Invited Discussant: Maggie DiNome MD, Los Angeles, CA

12:00pm - 12:20pm
18. CEREBRAL EDEMA AND NEUROLOGICAL RECOVERY AFTER TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI) IS WORSENED IF IT IS ACCOMPANIED BY A CONCOMITANT BONE FRACTURE
Y Suto MD, PhD, S Ahmed MD, K Nagata MD, V Johnson MD PhD, L Kaplan MD, DH Smith MD, JL Pascual MD PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Presenter: Yujin Suto MD
Invited Discussant: Jason Smith MD, PhD, Louisville, KY

Speakers

Scientific Session IV Abstracts.pdf Download Link

Lunch on own

12:20 PM 01:30 PM

Video Session & Lunch (Pre-registration required)

12:30 PM 01:30 PM Alhambra B

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Video Session & Lunch (Pre-registration required)
Moderator: Anton Bilchik MD, PhD, Santa Monica, CA
Room Location: Alhambra B

12:40pm - 12:50pm
Video 1. REOPERATIVE LAPAROSCOPIC LYSIS OF ADHESIONS, REDUCTION OF RECURRENT TYPE IV HIATAL HERNIA WITH INTRATHORACIC STOMACH AND HERNIATED OMENTUM, TAKE DOWN OF NISSEN FUNDOPLICATION, PRIMARY CRURAL CLOSURE AND REINFORCEMENT WITH MESH, TOUPET FUNDOPLICATION
Robert Mauro Van Haren MD, Farzaneh Banki MD
McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Presenter: Robert Mauro Van Haren MD

12:50pm – 1:00pm
Video 2. TIPS AND TRICKS IN PERFORMING OPEN, LAPAROSCOPIC, AND ROBOTIC LYMPH NODE DISSECTION OF STATION 6 IN GASTRIC CANCER
Ajay V Maker MD, Vijay K Maker MD
University of Illinois at Chicago
Presenter: Ajay Maker MD

1:00pm - 1:10pm
Video 3. REOPERATIVE LAPAROSCOPIC LYSIS OF ADHESIONS, TAKE DOWN OF TOUPET FUNDOPLICATION, PRIMARY CRURAL CLOSURE AND LAPAROSCOPIC REPAIR OF POSTOPERATIVE GASTRIC LEAK
Andrew D Cantor MD, Farzaneh Banki MD
McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Presenter: Andrew D Cantor MD

1:10pm – 1:20pm
Video 4. ROBOT ASSISTED LAPAROSCOPIC SINGLE-SITE ADRENALECTOMY
Mayo Clinic
Presenter: Nimesh Naik MD

1:20pm – 1:30pm
Video 5. LAPASCROSCOPIC MANAGEMENT OF SMALL BOWEL VOLVULUS WITH EXTENSIVE BOWEL NECROSIS
University of Arizona
Presenter: Hassan Aziz MD


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Women in Surgery Luncheon

12:30 PM 01:30 PM Prado Patio

12:30pm – 1:30pm
Women in Surgery Luncheon
Room Location: Prado Patio
SCIENTIFIC AGENDA

Bringing the Social Media Revolution to Healthcare

01:30 PM 03:30 PM Alhambra B

1:30pm -3:30pm
Bringing the Social Media Revolution to Health Care
Panelists: Tyler Hughes MD, Lee A. Aase, Farris Timimi MD
Room Location: Alhambra B

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Afternoon Beverage Break, ePosters and Exhibit Viewing

03:30 PM 03:45 PM Alhambra A

Quick Shot Presentations

03:45 PM 04:15 PM Alhambra B

3:45pm - 4:15pm
Quick Shots
Moderator: William Chapman MD, St. Louis, MO
Room Location: Alhambra B
Quick Shot Presentations

3:45pm - 3:55pm
QS4. PANCREATECTOMY WITH ARTERIAL RESECTION: PERIOPERATIVE OUTCOMES OF 100 CASES
MJ Truty MD MSc, MC Tee MD, AC Krajewski MD, RT Groeschl MD, KP Croome MD, RL Smoot MD, ML Kendrick MD, SP Cleary MD, MB Farnell MD, DM Nagorney MD
Presenter: Mark Truty MD, MSc

3:55pm - 4:05pm
QS5. COSTS OF DONATION AFTER CARDIAC DEATH ORGANS ARE HIGHER DUE TO INABILITY TO PREDICT TIME TO DONOR DEATH AND ORGAN SUITABILITY FOR TRANSPLANT
J Lindeman MD, LA Dageforde MD MPH, N Vachharajani BS, E Stahlschmidt BS, D Brockmeier MA, JR Wellen MD, AS Khan MD, WC Chapman MD, MBM Doyle MD
Presenter: Leigh Anne Dageforde MD, MPH

4:05pm – 4:15pm
QS6. ROBOTIC VENTRAL HERNIA REPAIR IS ASSOCIATED WITH LOW PERIOPERATIVE MORBIDITY AND OFFERS A MORE VERSATILE TECHNICAL APPROACH WHEN COMPARED TO CONVENTIONAL LAPAROSCOPY
JA Zaman MD, BJ Keys MD, S Pierre BS, A Ata PhD, M Tafen MD, SC Stain MD, TP Singh MD
Presenter: Jessica Zaman MD



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Changes in Physician Leadership and Physician Leadership Education

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Alhambra B

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WSA Annual Business Meeting

04:45 PM 05:45 PM Alhambra B

President's Dinner Dance

07:00 PM 11:00 PM Valencia Ballroom

Registration Open

07:00 AM 11:30 AM Alhambra Terrace and Foyer

Continental Breakfast

07:00 AM 09:00 AM Alhambra Terrace and Foyer

Scientific Session V

07:30 AM 09:20 AM Alhambra B

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017
7:30am - 9:20am
Scientific Session V
Moderator: Newly Elected President
Room Location: Alhambra B

7:30am - 7:50am
19. DAY OF HOSPITAL ADMISSION AND EFFECT ON OUTCOMES; “THE WEEKEND EFFECT” IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE GALLSTONE PANCREATITIS
F Jehan MD, M Khan MD, T O’Keeffe MD, A Jain MD, G Vercruysse MD, L Gries MD, A Tang MD, N Kulvatunyou MD, B Joseph MD
University of Arizona
Presenter: Faisal Jehan MD
Invited Discussant: Michael Farnell MD, Rochester, MN

7:50am - 8:10am
20. PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES FOLLOWING LAPAROSCOPIC PARAESOPHAGEAL HERNIA REPAIR
K Kuchta MS, J Linn MD, S Haggerty MD, W Denham MD, R Joehl MD, M Ujiki MD
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Presenter: Tyler Hall BA
Invited Discussant: Benjamin Jarman MD, La Crosse, WI

8:10am - 8:30am
21. CHEST AND PELVIS X-RAYS AS A SCREENING TOOL FOR ABDOMINAL INJURY IN GERIATRIC BLUNT TRAUMA PATIENTS
BJ Emigh MD MSc, PG Teixeira MD, S Ali MPH, IA Tabas MPH, CVR Brown MD
The University of Texas at Austin
Presenter: Brent Emigh MD, MSc
Invited Discussant: Ali Salim MD, Boston, MA

8:30am - 8:50am
22. GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: A PROFILE OF APPLICANTS AND SUBSEQUENT PGY1 TRAINEES OF CATEGORICAL GENERAL SURGERY PROGRAMS (2013-2016)
AN Cobb MD, MC Kuo BA, PC Kuo MD
Loyola University Medical Center
Presenter: Adrienne Cobb MD
Invited Discussant: Leigh Neumayer MD, MS, Tucson, AZ

8:50am - 9:10am
23. CIRCULATING MELANOMA CELLS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH RELAPSE IN STAGE IV MELANOMA PATIENTS
A Lucci MD, C Hall PhD, J Bowman Bauldry BA, J Upshaw BS, R Royal MD, M Ross MD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Presenter: Anthony Lucci MD
Invited Discussant: David Sheldon MD, Kalispell, MT

Scientific Session V Abstracts.pdf Download Link

Nonie Lowry Oration

09:20 AM 09:50 AM Alhambra B

9:20am - 9:50am
Nonie Lowry Oration
David Nagorney MD, Rochester, MN
Chasing Hepatic Metastases
Room Location: Alhambra B
SCIENTIFIC AGENDA

Speakers

Scientific Session VI

09:50 AM 11:15 AM Alhambra B

9:50am - 11:15am
Scientific Session VI
Moderator: Newly Elected President
Room Location: Alhambra B

9:50am - 10:10am
24. REBOA: IMPLEMENTATION AND PRELIMINARY RESULTS AT AN ACADEMIC LEVEL 1 TRAUMA CENTER
MD Darrabie MD, CA Croft MD, SC Brakenridge MD, AM Mohr MD, MD Rosenthal MD, FA Moore MD, RS Smith MD
University of Florida
Presenter: Marcus Darrabie MD
Invited Discussant: Will Fry MD, Lafayette, CO

10:10am - 10:30am
25. PROGNOSTIC FACTORS INFLUENCING SURVIVAL IN SMALL BOWEL NEUROENDOCRINE TUMOR WITH LIVER METASTASIS
N Manguso MD, N Nissen MD, A Harit BS, J Mirocha MS, A Hendifar MD, F Amersi MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Presenter: Nicholas Manguso MD
Invited Discussant: Eddie Abdalla MD, Atlanta, GA

10:30am - 10:50am
26. RISK FACTORS OF ANASTOMOTIC LEAK FOLLOWING BARIATRIC SURGERY, A MBSAQIP ANALYSIS
R Fazl Alizadeh MD, S Li MD PhD, CS Inaba MD, MW Hinojosa MD, BR Smith MD, MJ Stamos MD, NT Nguyen MD
University of California Irvine Medical Center
Presenter: Reza Fazl Alizadeh MD
Invited Discussant: John Morton MD, MPH, Stanford, CA

10:50am - 11:10am
27. CRURAL CLOSURE REINFORCEMENT WITH PORCINE MESH RESULTS IN FEWER RADIOGRAPHIC RECURRENCE AND HIGHER PATIENT SATISFACTION COMPARED TO SYNTHETIC MESH, IN THE SHORT-TERM, FOLLOWING LAPAROSCOPIC REPAIR OF LARGE HIATAL HERNIAS
Juan Santamaria-Barria MD, Kaushik Chandni, David Roife MD,
Charles C Miller PhD, Farzaneh Banki MD
McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Presenter: Juan Santamaria-Barria MD
Invited Discussant: Peter Crookes MD, Los Angeles, CA

Scientific Session VI Abstracts.pdf Download Link