Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at the American College of Surgeons' 2022 Conference
By iNSPIRe Initiative and the Department of Surgery | Aug 22, 2022
The Department of Surgery will be well-represented at the American College of Surgeons' Clinical Congress this year.
Christina Zhang, MD, fifth-year and chief general surgery resident, will present on risk factors associated with non-balanced massive transfusion protocol in trauma patients. This is a project done in collaboration with Lana Kass-Gergi, MD, first-year general surgery resident, under the mentorship of Dr. Roudnitsky from Kings County Hosptial. This abstract was accepted for a 3 minute quick shot presentation.
Marla Sacks, MD, third-year general surgery resident, will present a series of abstracts in the context of her work on evaluating lung and neuro-inflammation after introduction to heparin-binding epidermal growth factor-like growth factor for necrotizing enterocolitis in the Pediatric Surgery quick shot and e-Poster sessions. Dr. Sacks will also present a historical profile honoring Ukranian surgeon, Nikolai Mikhailovich Amosov.
Erfan Faridmoayer, MD, third-year general surgery resident, will present his analysis of a real-world, multicenter, large data set. Dr. Faridmoayer compared long-term survival after open vs. endovascular aneurysm repairs for abdominal aortic aneurysms. The abstract was accepted for a full length, 8 minute presentation during the Vascular Surgery session.
The Department of Surgery will also be represented during the Clinical Trials and Vascular Surgery sessions by the Chairman, Panos Kougias, MD, MSc, and Deparment of Surgery faculty - Sherene Sharath, PhD, MPH and Justin Chin-Bong Choi, MD. Dr. Kougias will share an update on his multicenter randomized controlled trial examining postoperative transfusion strategies. Drs. Sharath and Choi will present their study on the frequency, duration, and intensity of smoking on postoperative outcomes.