Img17196Our Department is very proud to have no fewer than five residents (six, actually, but Dr. Santamaria is doing research at Memorial Sloan Kettering and couldn’t be in the photo) with original work accepted for presentation at this year’s American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress.  Pictured, from left to right, are Dr. Rodrigo Pedraza (incoming PGY-1); Dr. George Liao (PGY-3, lab); Dr. Zeinab Alawadi (PGY-2, lab); Dr. Mitchell George (incoming PGY-1), and Dr. Matthew Pommerening (PGY-3).  Not pictured: Dr. Juan Santamaria (PGY-2, lab).

Topics and Authors

“Why Do Surgeons Fail to Disclose Medical Errors?”  Zeinab Alawadi, MD; Jason  M. Etchegaray, PhD; Madelene Ottosen; Aitebureme Aigbe, MPH, DrPH(c); Emily Webster, MPH; Lillian  S. Kao, MD, FACS; Eric Thomas, MD, MPH.

“CSF1R inhibition impairs liver regeneration.”  Juan  A. Santamaria-Barria, MD; Jonathan  B. Greer, MD; Shan Zeng, MD PhD; Adrian  M. Seifert, MD; Noah  A. Cohen, MD; Michael  J. Beckman, MD; Ferdinand Rossi, PhD; Megan  H. Crawley, B.S.; Benjamin  L. Green, BS; Ronald  P. DeMatteo, MD FACS

“Human Amniotic Fluid derived Multipotent Stromal Cells Enhance Decellularized Diaphragm Scaffold Regeneration and Function in a Rodent Model of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.”  George  P. Liao, MD; Kinga Vojnits, PhD; Yohan Choi, PhD; Kevin R. Aroom, MS; Robert  A. Hetz, MD; Hasen Xue, MD; Fabio Triolo, PhD; Yong Li, MD, PhD; Kevin  P. Lally, MD, FACS; Charles  S. Cox, MD, FACS

“Autologous Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cells Reduce Therapeutic Intensity for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Children.” George  P. Liao, MD; Robert  A. Hetz, MD; Shinil  K. Shah, DO; Peter  A. Walker, MD; Fernando Jimenez, MS, RN; Steven  C. Kosmach, RN; Mary-Clare Day, RN; Dean  A. Lee, MD, PhD; Laura  L. Worth, MD, PhD; Charles  S. Cox, MD, FACS
ACS Excellence in Research Award

“Performance Improvement with Current Thromboprophylaxis Strategies Does Not Reduce Pulmonary Embolism in Trauma Patients”  Matthew  J. Pommerening, MD; Hudson  H. Seidel, BS; Bryan  A. Cotton, MD, MPH, FACS; Charles  E. Wade, PhD; John  B. Holcomb, MD FACS

“The Current Status, Clinical And Financial Outcomes Of Urgent And Emergent Laparoscopic Colectomy: Results From A Large Population Based Study.” Rodrigo Pedraza, MD; Jean-Paul Lefave MD; Reena Chhitwal, MD; Eric M. Haas, MD, FACS, FASCRS.

“Inguinal Hernia Repair Using 3D Printed Surgical Instruments in the Cadaveric Model.” Joseph Love, DO, FACS, Mitchell George, BS, Kevin Aroom, MS, Brijesh S. Gill, MD, FACS