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House Staff Research Paper Competition

2017 Housestaff Research Paper Competition Department of Surgery

PAPERS SUBMITTED – DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY:

  1. Kolarsick P, Boyan W, Dinallo A, James A, Newman J, Yalamanchili P, Dressnes R, Arvanitis M: "Gastrointestinal Bleeding Following Colorectal Surgery with Stapled Anastomosis"
  2. Shea B, Boyan WP, Kamrani K, Lepis G, Dupree D, Chang S, Goldfarb M, Kohli M: "Let's Cut to the Core; Is Core Biopsy Enough for Sub Centimeter Breast Cancer?"
  3. Korderas K, Kopelan A: "Who Should Manage Surgical Patients in the ICU?"
  4. Boyan W, Jaronczyk M, Goldfarb M: "Postoperative Ultrasound Evaluation of Gastric Distension; A Pilot Study"
  5. Dinallo A, Kolarsick P, Boyan W, Protyniak B, James A, Yalamanchili P, Dressner R, Arvanitis M: "Does Routine Use of Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Angiography Prevent Anastomotic Leaks? A Retrospective Cohort Analysis"
  6. Boyan W, Shea B, Farr M, Kohli M, Ginalis E: "Tubular Carcinoma of the Breast; a Single Institution's Experience of a Favorable Prognosis"
  7. Boyan Jr. W, Dinallo A, Farr M, Protyniak B, Goldfarb M: "Who’s Ordering the CT Anyway? A Study on the Magnitude of CT Scan Use for Suspected Acute Appendicitis"
  8. Boyan Jr. W, Shea B, Fiore N, Shea M, Fenig Y, Cohen I: "The Lack of Neonatal Consequences in Pre eclampsia, Eclampsia and HELLP Syndrome; a Surprising Finding"

2016 Housestaff Research Paper Competition Department of Surgery

PAPERS SUBMITTED – DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY:

  1. Jaronczyk M, Boyan Jr. W, Goldfarb M: "Postoperative Ultrasound Evaluation of Gastric Distension; A Pilot Study"
  2. Dinallo AM, Boyan Jr WP, Protyniak B, James A, Dressner RM, Arvanitis ML: "Objectively Evaluating Anastomotic Perfusion in Colorectal Surgery - A Two Year Experience with Intraoperative Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Angiography"
  3. Boyan Jr. W, Dinallo A, Farr M, Protyniak B, Goldfarb M: "Who’s Ordering the CT Anyway? A Study on the Magnitude of CT Scan Use for Suspected Acute Appendicitis"
  4. Boyan Jr. W, Farr M, Shea B, Ginalis E, Kohli M: "Tubular Carcinoma of the Breast; a Single Instiution’s Experience of a Favorable Prognosis"
  5. Scott S: "Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Outcomes in a Community Hospital"
  6. Boyan Jr. W, Lavy D, Dinallo A, Otero J, Roding A, Hanos D, Dressner R, Arvanitis M: "Lighted Ureteral Stents in Colorectal Surgery – A Five Year Experience"

2015 Housestaff Research Paper Competition Department of Surgery

PAPERS SUBMITTED – DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY:

  1. Boyan W, Dinallo A, Farr M, Protyniak B, Goldfarb M: "Who's Ordering the CT Anyway? Frequency of CT Scan Use in Suspected Acute Appendicitis"

2014 Housestaff Research Paper Competition Department of Surgery

PAPERS SUBMITTED – DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY:

  1. Protyniak B, Dinallo AM, Boyan WP: "Intraoperative indocyanine green fluorescence angiography – an objective evaluation of anastomotic perfusion in colorectal surgery."* +
  2. Scott S: "Falls and fractures: a review of inpatient falls resulting in fractures at a teaching hospital.**"
  3. Otero J, Rahmati R, Channa J, et al: "Observations and outcomes in head and neck paragangliomas: 22 year experience."***
  4. Chiapaikeo D, Pham DV, Schiff R, et al: "A pilot study of colon lymph node counts on Faxitron (x-ray) compared to pathology reports."++
  5. Kamrani K, Pearce P: "A presentation template for multidisciplinary tumor boards."
  6. Theodorous A, Shah A: "Pediatric surgical 30 day readmission rates as a marker of healthcare quality."
  7. Korderas K: "Shared moments: a new educational conference for surgical residents."

*1st Place, Surgical Award
**2nd Place, Surgical Award
***3rd Place, Surgical Award
+Howard Strauss Cardiovascular Award
++Collaborative Award

Published Papers:

  1. Latzko, M. "Laparoscopic Repair of Paraesophageal Hernias: Our last ten years. JSLS, Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons." Accepted for publication on May 01, 2014.
  2. Goldfarb MA, Protyniak B, Schultheis M. "Hostile Abdomen Index risk stratification and laparoscopic complications."JSLS. 2014;18:14-19.
  3. Pham DV, Protyniak B, Binenbaum SJ, Squillaro A, Borao FJ."Simultaneous laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair and sleeve gastrectomy in the morbidly obese." Surgery for Obesity and Related Disorders 2013;pii:S1550-7289.
  4. Samarasinghe RN, Protyniak B, Bethel CAI. "Wandering spleen and splenic torsion associated with upper respiratory tract infection." J Pediatr Surg Case Reports 2013;1:129-131.
  5. Protyniak B, Thaung D, Burjonrappa SP."Chapter 2: Current concepts in neonatal and pediatric inguinal hernia repair."In: Suckow M.Hernias: Signs/Symptoms, Management and Surgical Complications. 1st ed. Nova Science Pub Inc; 2013:25-36.
  6. Schwartzberg, D. Burjonrappa, S.C. "Pseudo Double Bubble: Jejunal Duplication Mimicking Duodenal Atresia on Prenatal Unltrasound." Journal of Neonatal Surgery2013;2(4):42.
  7. Theodorous A, Train W, Goldfarb M, Borao F. "Totally Laparoscopic Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer." JSLS(2013)17:607-614.
  8. Pham D.V, Shah A, Borao F.J. "Endoscopic submucosal dissection training with ex vivo human gastric remnants."Surg Endosc (2014) 28:222-226 DOI 10.1007/s00464-013-3164-4.

2013 Housestaff Research Paper Competition Department of Surgery

PAPERS SUBMITTED – DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY:

  1. “Decortication with Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery and Warm Sterile Water.” Molly Schultheis MD, Javier Otero MD, Shamji Shah MD, Ravi Karanam MD, Nazly Shariati MD. * +
  2. “The Surgical Candidate Extremis Index” Gurdeep Matharoo MD, Manpreet Kohli MD, Kristin Korderas MD, Michael A. Goldfarb MD.**
  3. “Preoperative Anesthesia Alert: A Novel Safety Concept.”Bogdan Protyniak MD, Paul Pearce MD, Luciana Giambarberi MD, Atul Kumar BS, MS, Michael A. Goldfarb MD.***
  4. “Hybrid Procedure Utilizing Stent Grafts to Stabilize Distal Flaps After Common and Superficial Femoral Endarterectomy.” David V Pham MD, Bogdan Protyniak MD, George Constantinopoulos MD.
  5. “Absence of Mismatch Repair Proteins is not Associated with Lymph Node Yield after Colon Cancer Resection.” Molly Schultheis MD, Zsofia Stadler MD, Jinru Shia MD, Garrett N Nash MD, et al.
  6. “Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Training with Ex-vivo Human Gastric Remnants.” David V Pham MD, Anand Shah MD, Frank J Borao MD, Steven Gorcey MD.
  7. “Intestinal Obstruction and Ileus: Revisiting the Role of Computed Tomography Scan in Diagnosis and Management.” Paul Pearce MD, Javier Otero MD, David Schwartzberg MD, Matthew Porter BS, Michael A. Goldfarb MD.
  8. “Intravascular Ultrasound Utilization for Placement of Inferior Vena Cava Filters: The New Standard of Care.”Manpreet K Kohli MD, Molly Schultheis MD, George Constantinopoulos MD.
  9. “Spare the ROD (Readmissions, Reoperations and Deaths).” Rahul Vemula MD, Samir R Shah, MD, Michael A Goldfarb MD.
  10. “Pediatric Surgical Readmissions: A Single Institution Experience.” Arianne Theodorous DO, Ian Thomas Cohen MD.
  11. “Simultaneous Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair and Sleeve Gastrectomy in the Morbidly Obese.” David V Pham MD, Bogdan Protyniak MD, Steven J Binenbaum MD, Anthony Squillaro MD, Frank J Borao MD.
  12. “Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy – A Community Teaching Hospital Experience.” Bogdan Protyniak MD, Daniel Lavy MD, David Chiapaikeo MD, David Pham MD, et al.
  13. “Risk Factors for Post-Operative VTE in Colorectal Surgery Patients Undergoing Oncologic Resection: A Community Hospital Experience.” Samir R. Shah MD, Bogdan Protyniak MD, Roy Dressner DO, Michael Arvanitis MD.
  14. “Current Concepts in Neonatal and Pediatric Inguinal Hernia Repair.” Bogdan Protyniak MD, Diana Thaung MD, Sathya-Prasad Burjonrappa MD.

*1st Place, Surgical Award
**2nd Place, Surgical Award
***3rd Place, Surgical Award
+2nd Place, Medical Staff Award for Overall Excellence

Published Papers:

  1. The combined use of proton pump inhibitors and antibiotics as risk factors for Clostridium difficileinfection.”Kassavin DS, Pham DV, Pascarella L, Goldfarb MA: Healthcare Infection, 18(2) 76-79, 2013.

2012 Housestaff Research Paper Competition Department of Surgery

PAPERS SUBMITTED – DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY:

  1. "Totally Laparoscopic Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer: A Retrospective Study of Short-Term Outcomes."*/ ***Arianne Theodorous, DO, William W Train, MD, Frank J Borao, MD, Michael A Goldfarb, MD

  2. "Rescue Success: A Novel Concept for Measuring the Quality of Health Care."** + Jurek F. Kocik, MD, Michael A Goldfarb, MD

  3. "An Analysis of Rapid Response Team Calls for Surgical Patients: Are We Rounding Effectively?"+/ ++ Molly M Schultheis, MD, Kristin H Korderas, MD, Michael A Goldfarb, MD

  4. "Outcomes of Enterocutaneous Fistulas and Anastomotic Leaks in Intra-Abdominal Surgery." David V Pham, MD, Jurek F Kocik, MD.

  5. "Incidence and Management of Bile Duct Leaks After Cholecystectomy." Gurdeep S Matharoo, MD, Avik Karmaker, MD, Michael A Goldfarb, MD

  6. "The Effect of a Multidisciplinary Tumor Meeting on the Management of Patients with Gastrointestinal Malignancies." + William W Train, MD, Arianne Theodorous, DO, Michael L Arvanitis, MD, Roy M Dressner, DO

  7. "Does the Amount of "Free Air" Correlate with Clinical Outcome? A Pilot Study." Manpreet K Kohli, MD, Michael Knight, MD, Kwaku Obeng, MD, Stephen A Chagares, MD, Michael A Goldfarb, MD

  8. "The Use of Intercostal Nerve Blocks for Non-Oncologic Breast Surgery." Rahul Vemula, MD, Gregory A Greco, DO

  9. "Post-Operative Aspiration Pneumonia: An Institutional Retrospective Review." Samir R Shah, MD, Michael A Goldfarb, MD

  10. "Reoperations Following Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding." David Chiapaikeo, MD, Frank J Borao, MD, Molly M Schultheis, MD, Paul M Pearce, MD

  11. "An Argument for Performing Liver Biopsy with Bariatric Procedures as a Standard of Care." Manpreet K Kohli, MD, Jonas Mansson, MD, Jurek F Kocik, MD, Michael A Goldfarb, MD, Steven Binenbaum, MD, Frank J Borao, MD





*2nd Place, Medical Staff Award for Overall Excellence
**3rd Place, Medical Staff Award for Overall Excellence
***1st Place, Surgical Award
+2nd Place (tie), Surgical Award
++Howard Strauss Cardiology Award

Published Papers:

  1. "Treatment and outcomes of iatrogenic colon perforations at a community teaching hospital." Gurdeep S Matharoo, MD, Michael A Goldfarb, MD. In Press: The American Surgeon.