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Abstract | April 5, 2022

A Fast Pass for Motor Vehicle Accident Patients: Expediting Time to Surgery Reduces Their Mortality

Studies have shown that direct admission to operating room (OR) can reduce mortality in trauma patients. We hypothesize that expediting direct admin to OR resuscitation time for specific mechanisms of injuries (MOIs), especially for motor vehicle accident (MVA) patients, will improve overall mortality.

Posted in: Surgery & Surgical Specialties35

Abstract | April 5, 2022

Techniques for Preserving Endothelial Glycocalyx when Using Electron Microscopy

During hypoxia-inducing events such as hemorrhagic shock, damage to the endothelial glycocalyx occurs. Injury to this luminal carbohydrate-protein matrix has been linked to downstream dysfunction in coagulation mechanisms.

Posted in: Surgery & Surgical Specialties35

Abstract | April 5, 2022

Morphology of the Groove of the Inferior Petrosal Sinus: Application to Better Understanding Variations and Surgery of the Skull Base

Although adequate venous drainage from the cranium is imperative for maintaining normal intracranial pressure, the bony anatomy surrounding the inferior petrosal sinus and the potential for a compressive canal or tunnel has, to our knowledge, not been previously investigated.

Posted in: Surgery & Surgical Specialties35

Abstract | April 5, 2022

A Systematic Review Evaluating the Risks and Benefits of Different Methods for Pain Management Following ACL Reconstruction

Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries are commonplace in non-contact sports and often necessitate surgical intervention. There are numerous options for controlling pain after an ACL reconstruction which influences the time spent in recovery and how soon a patient can return to play.

Posted in: Surgery & Surgical Specialties35

Abstract | April 5, 2022

A rare case of adult ileo-ileal intussusception secondary to small bowel squamous cell carcinoma treated by exploratory laparotomy and small bowel resection

Ileo-ileal intussusception in an adult is a rare event, and even more uncommon is ileo-ileal intussusception secondary to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of small bowel.

Posted in: Surgery & Surgical Specialties35

Abstract | April 5, 2022

Nutritional Management for Obese ESRD Patients Planning to Undergo Bariatric Surgery Prior to Kidney Transplantation

Patients with obesity and ESRD may undergo bariatric surgery to decrease complication rates during kidney transplantation (KT). Nutritional management for these patients may be complex; however, literature lacks specific guidelines to address these issues.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism12 Surgery & Surgical Specialties35

Abstract | April 4, 2022

Age-related differences in quality of life following mandibulectomy with fibular free flap

Mandibulectomy with fibular free flap (FFF) is a procedure involving removal of all or part of the mandible followed by reconstruction using revascularized donor bone from the fibula.

Posted in: Surgery & Surgical Specialties35

Abstract | April 4, 2022

Ectopic intestinal varices following pancreatic transplant: A case series

Ectopic variceal bleeding is a potentially underrecognized source of gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage. While vascular complication following pancreatic transplant is relatively common, the development of symptomatic ectopic venous varices has rarely been reported.

Posted in: Surgery & Surgical Specialties35

Abstract | April 4, 2022

The Prognostic Benefit of Targeted Germline Sequencing in Men on Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most commonly diagnosed male malignancy in the United States. Genetic inheritance portends significant risk of developing aggressive PCa, yet limited understanding exists of whether germline alterations play a significant role in localized disease for men on active surveillance (AS).

Posted in: Surgery & Surgical Specialties35

Abstract | April 4, 2022

A Promising Combination: Bariatric Surgery prior to Kidney Transplantation for Obese ESRD Patients

Obese patients with ESRD have limited access and higher complication rate during kidney transplantation (KT). We report outcomes when screening obese patients with ESRD to undergo bariatric surgery prior to KT.

Posted in: Surgery & Surgical Specialties35

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