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									AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS
2008 NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION
SECTION ON SURGERY
OCTOBER 10-12, 2008, BOSTON, MA

PROGRAM SCHEDULE
Program Chairman: R. Lawrence Moss, MD, FAAP

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2008
Section on Surgery Scientific Program
H6070
1:00-5:00 PM

1:00-3:00 PM        Symposium: "Tissue Engineering for the Pediatric Surgeon"
                    Moderator: Christopher K. Breuer, MD, FAAP, New Haven, CT

1:00-1:30 PM        Tissue Engineering Theory
                    W. Mark Saltzman, PhD, New Haven, CT

1:30-2:00 PM        Tissue Engineering Intestine
                    James Dunn, MD PhD, FAAP, Los Angeles, CA

2:00-2:30 PM        Clinical Use of Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts in Congenital Heart Surgery
                    Toshiharu Shinoka, MD, PhD, New Haven, CT

2:30-3:00 PM        Fetal Tissue Engineering
                    Dario Fauza, MD, FAAP, Boston, MA

3:00-5:00 PM        Symposium: "Innovative new technologies to fight pediatric cancer: AAP Session on
                    Cancer"
                    Moderator: Michael LaQuaglia, MD, FAAP, New York, NY

3:00-3:20 PM        Innovations in surgical oncology. The Center for Image-Guided Interventions
                    Yuman Fong, MD, New York, NY

3:25-3:45 PM        Targeted therapy for pediatric sarcomas
                    Lee J. Helman, MD, Bethesda, MD

3:50-4:10 PM        Pediatric Non-rhabdo – sarcomas
                    Karen Albritton, MD, Boston, MA

4:15-4:35 PM        Radiation Oncology of Pediatric Solid Tumors: The Future
                    Suzanne Wolden, MD, New York, NY

4:40-5:00 PM        Using the COG Website to enhance care of your patients
                    Michael LaQuaglia, MD, FAAP, New York, NY


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2008
Section on Surgery Scientific Program
H1070
7:30 AM-5:00 PM
7:30-9:00 AM   Scientific Session #1
               *Rosenkrantz Resident Research Competition

               Please note that all abstract presentations are 3 minutes except those identified with a (6),
               which are 6 minutes.

1)             PRE-CLINICAL STUDIES OF HEPARIN-BINDING EGF-LIKE GROWTH
               FACTOR IN PROTECTION OF THE INTESTINES FROM NECROTIZING
               ENTEROCOLITIS (6)*
               Andrei Radulescu, MD,PhD,1 Xiaoyi Yu, MD,MS,1 Nickolas Zorko,2 Gail E Besner, MD.1,2
               1
                 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH; 2The
               Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH.

2)             PROBIOTIC FORTIFIED DIET REDUCES BACTERIAL COLONIZATION AND
               TRANSLOCATION IN A LONG TERM NEONATAL RABBIT MODEL (3)*
               Daniel R Copeland, MD,1 Melvin S Dassinger, MD,1 Richard J Jackson, MD,1 Samuel D
               Smith, MD.1 1Pediatric Surgery, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR.

3)             PROPERTIES OF SECONDARY AND TERTIARY HUMAN ENTERIC NERVOUS
               SYSTEM NEUROSPHERES (3)*
               Richard M Lindley, MD,MRCS,1,3 Daniel B Hawcutt, MD,MRCP,3 Marilyn G Connell,3
               David H Edgar, PhD,1 Simon E Kenny, MD,FRCS.2,3 1Division of Human Anatomy and
               Cell Biology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, Merseyside, United
               Kingdom;2Department of Paediatric Surgery, Royal Liverpool Children’s NHS Trust,
               Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom; 3School of Reproductive and Developmental
               Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom.

4)             INTESTINAL RESECTION INDUCED ANGIOGENESIS (3)*
               Colin A Martin, MD,1 Paul Toste, BS,1 Erin Perronne, MD,2 Christopher R Erwin, PhD,2
               Brad W Warner, MD.2 1Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children’s
               Hospital, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; 2Division of Pediatric Surgery, St.
               Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

5)             IMPROVEMENT IN QUALITY OF LIFE IN CHLDREN WITH SLOW TRAIT
               CONSTIPATION FOLLOWING TREATMENT WITH TRANSCUTANEOUS
               ELECTRICAL STIMULATION (6)*
               Melanie CC Clarke, MBChB,MRCS,1,2 Janet W Chase, DPhysio,2 Susie Gibb,
               MBBS,FRACP,3 John M Hutson, MD,MD,FRACS,DSc,FAAP,1,2 Bridget R Southwell,
               BSc(Hons),MSc,PhD.2 1Department of General Surgery, Royal Children’s Hospital,
               Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; 2Department of Surgical Research, Murdoch Children’s
               Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; 3Department of General Paediatrics,
               Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

6)             INJURY PATTERNS AMONG OBESE CHILDREN INVOLVED IN MOTOR
               VEHICLE COLLISIONS (3)*
               Ramanath N Haricharan, MBBS,MPH,1 Russell L Griffin, MPH,2 Douglas C Barnhart,
               MD,MSPH,1 Carroll M Harmon, MD,PhD,1 Gerald McGwin, MS,PhD.2 1Division of
               Pediatric Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; 2Department
               of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Burns and Surgical Critical Care, University of Alabama at
               Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.

7)             A MULTIVARIATE MODEL FOR PREDICTING RECURRENCE IN
               CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA (3)*
                Jason C Fisher, MD,1 Mary Jo Haley, MD,1 Alejandro Ruiz-Elizalde, MD,1 Charles J
                Stolar, MD,1 Marc S Arkovitz, MD.1 1Division of Pediatric Surgery, Morgan Stanley
                Children’s Hospital of NY Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center, New York,
                NY.

8)              SELECTION OF LIVE-RELATED LIVER TRANSPLANTION
                CANDIDATES (6)*
                Beth Rymeski, DO,2 Louise Flynn, RN,1 Stephen Dunn, MD.1 1Department of General
                Surgery and Solid Organ Transplantation, A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington,
                DE; 2Department of General Surgery, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE.

9)              INFECTIOUS RISK TO VP SHUNTS FROM ABDOMINAL SURGERY IN
                CHILDREN (3)*
                Elizabeth A Beierle, MD,FAAP,1 Vincent E Mortellaro, MD,1 Mike K Chen, MD,FAAP,1
                David Pincus, MD,PhD,2 David W Kays, MD,FAAP,1 Saleem Islam, MD,1 1Division of
                Pediatric Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; 2Department of Neurosurgery,
                University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

10)             CONTEMPORARY PRACTICE PATTERNS IN THE SURGICAL
                MANAGEMENT OF HIRSCHSPRUNG’S DISEASE. (3)*
                Scott J Keckler, MD,1 Jeannie C Yang, MD,1 Jason D Fraser, MD,1 Daniel J Ostlie, MD,1
                George W Holcomb III, MD,MBA,1 Shawn D St. Peter, MD.1 1Department of Surgery,
                Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO.

11)             CANNOT EXCLUDE TORSION (3)*
                Sarah C Oltmann, MD,1 Anne Fischer, MD,PhD.2 Robert Barber, RN,3 Barry Hicks, MD,2
                Nilda M Garcia, MD,2 1Surgery, UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX; 2Surgery, Divsion of
                Pediatric Surgery, UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX; 3Surgery, Childrens Hospital of Dallas,
                Dallas, TX.


9:00-9:20 AM    Break

9:20-11:00 AM   Scientific Session #2
                Rosenkrantz Resident Research Competition

12)             STERNAL REPAIR WITH BONE GRAFTS ENGINEERED FROM AMNIOTIC
                MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS (6)*
                Shaun A Steigman, MD,1 Azra Ahmed, BS,1 Rabie M Shanti, BS,1 Rocky S Tuan, PhD,2
                Clarissa Valim, MD,PhD,1 Dario O Fauza, MD,FAAP.1 1Department of Surgery, Children's
                Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Department of Health and Human
                Services, Cartilage Biology and Orthopaedics Branch, NIAMS, National Institutes of
                Health, Bethesda, MA.

13)             TISSUE-ENGINEERED ARTERIAL GRAFTS: EVALUATION USING A SMALL
                ANIMAL MODEL (6)*
                Tamar L. Mirensky, MD,1,2 Gregory N. Nelson, MD,1Matthew P. Brennan, MD,1 Jason D.
                Roh, MD,1Narutoshi Hibino, MD,1 Tai Yi, MD, 1Christopher K. Breuer, MD. 1,2
                1
                  Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; 2Yale-New Haven Hospital, New
                Haven, CT

14)             STABLE EXPRESSION OF ALLOANTIGENS DURING RAPID EXPANSION OF
                HUMAN AMNIOTIC MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS IN VITRO:
      IMPLICATIONS FOR HETEROLOGOUS CELL-BASED THERAPIES (3)
      Vincent E de Meijer, MD,MSc,1 Shaun A Steigman, MD,1 Azra Ahmed, BS,1 Myriam
      Armant, PhD,2 Lucy A Bayer-Zwirello, MD,3 Clarissa Valim, MD,PhD,1 Dario O Fauza,
      MD,FAAP.1 1Department of Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School,
      Boston, MA; 2Center for Human Cell Therapy, CBR Institute for Biomedical Research,
      Boston, MA; 3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical
      Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.


15)   LOBECTOMY FOR PULMONARY METATASIS IN PEDIATRIC
      OSTEOSARCOMA: FUTILITY OR UTILITY? (3)*
      Andrea A Hayes-Jordan, MD,1,2 Phillip A Letourneau, MD,2 Matthew T Harting, MD,2
      Richard J Andrassy, MD,1,2 Kevin P Lally, MD,1,2 Ara A Vaporciyan, MD.3 1Departments
      of Surgical Oncology and Pediatrics, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center,
      Houston, TX; 2Departments of Surgery and Pediatric Surgery, University of Texas Health
      Science Center, Houston, TX; 3Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
      University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

16)   PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY OF PEDIATRIC BREAST LESIONS (3)*
      Mary L Brandt, MD,1 Sara K Chang, MD,1 Samir K Shah, MD,1 Akemi Kawaguchi, MD,1
      Sarah E Stayer.1 1Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of
      Medicine, Houston, TX.

17)   LONG-TERM OUTCOMES OF PEDIATRIC FUNDOPLICATIONS IN
      CALIFORNIA (3)*
      Howard C Jen, MD,1 Stephen B Shew. MD.1 1Pediatric Surgery, UCLA School of
      Medicine - Mattel Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, CA.

18)   SPLENECTOMY IN CHILDREN LESS THAN FOUR YEARS OF AGE WITH
      SICKLE CELL DISEASE (3)*
      Aaron P Lesher, MD,1 Joshua B Glenn, MD,1 Ram Kalpatthi, MD,2 Sherron M Jackson,
      MD,2 Andre Hebra, MD.1 1Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC;
      2
        Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.

19)   CHYLOTHORAX AFTER CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA REPAIR
      (3)*
      Raquel Gonzalez, MD,FACS,1 Benjamin S Bryner, BA, 1 Daniel H Teitelbaum, MD,FACS,
      1
        Ronald B Hirschl, MD,FRCPC,FAAP, 1 Robert A Drongowski, MA,1 George B
      Mychaliska, MD, FACS.1 1Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery,
      University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

20)   EARLY REPAIR OF CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA ON ECMO: A
      SINGLE INSTITUTION EXPERIENCE (3)*
      Melvin S Dassinger, MD,1 Daniel R Copeland, MD,1 Kevin A Hinkle, MD,2 Trey C Lyons,
      MD,2 Danny C Little, MD,1 Evan R Kokoska, MD,1 Richard J Jackson, MD,1 Samuel D
      Smith, MD,1 Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Study Group,3 1Pediatric Surgery, Arkansas
      Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR; 2Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical
      Sciences, Little Rock, AR; 3Pediatric Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center,
      Houston, TX.

21)   CYCLOOXYGENASE-2 MEDIATES THE ANTI-ANGIOGENIC EFFECT OF
      RAPAMYCIN IN EWING'S SARCOMA (3)*
      Aaron M Lipskar, MD,1 Richard D Glick, MD,1 Jianzhong Huang, MD,2 Jason Fisher,
                    MD,2 Bettie Steinberg, PhD,3 Samuel Z Soffer, MD.1 1Pediatric Surgery, Schneider
                    Children’s Hospital, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, NY;
                    2
                      Pediatric Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New
                    York, NY; 3Feinstein Institute of Medical Research, North Shore-Long Island Jewish
                    Health System, Manhasset, NY.

22)                 RETURN OF THE SURGEON IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF PYLORIC STENOSIS (3)*
                    Graham H Cosper, MD,1 Daniel R Copeland, MD,1 Lisa E McMahon, MD,1 Cristiano
                    Boneti, MD,2 Danny C Little, MD,1 Melvin S Dassinger, MD,1 Evan R Kokoska, MD,1
                    Richard J Jackson, MD,1 Samuel D Smith, MD.1 1Pediatric Surgery, Arkansas Children’s
                    Hospital, Little Rock, AR; 2Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little
                    Rock, AR.

11:00-11:20 AM      Presentation of the William E. Ladd Medal Award
                    Award Recipient: Alberto Peña, MD, FAAP

11:20 AM-12:00 PM Stephen L. Gans Distinguished Overseas Lecture
                  “Structural and Molecular Basis of Dysmotility in Intestinal Motility Disorders of
                  Childhood”
                  Award Recipient: Professor Prem Puri

12:00-12:15 PM      Presentation of the Arnold Salzberg Mentorship Award
                    Award Recipient: R. Peter Altman, MD, FAAP

12:15-12:30 PM      Introduction of New Members

12:30-1:00 PM       Section Business Meeting

1:15-1:35 PM        Lunch and Special 60th Anniversary Lecture on History of Surgical Section

1:35-3:00 PM        Poster Session with Oral Presentations and Discussion

Poster 1
23)                 THE ECONOMIC COST OF ADOLESCENT MORBID OBESITY (PT) *
                    Kirk W Reichard, Ahmed G Mami, George Datto, Beth Rymeski, Sandra Hassink.
                    1
                      Surgery, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE.

Poster 2
24)                 PERSISTENT ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE (ALT) ELEVATIONS IN
                    PATIENTS WITH PARENTERAL-NUTRITION ASSOCIATED LIVER DISEASE
                    (PNALD) (PT) *
                    Tom Jaksic, MD,PhD,1 Chi-fu J Yang, AB,1 Michele Lee,1 Clarissa Valim, MD,PhD,1 Jing
                    Zhou, MA,1 Kathy Gura, PharmD,1 Christopher Duggan, MD,1 Sharon Collier, RD,1
                    Clifford Lo, MD,PhD.1 1Department of Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Boston, Harvard
                    Medical School, Boston, MA.

Poster 3
25)                 RENAL TUMORS IN THE SECOND DECADE OF LIFE: RESULTS FROM THE
                    CALIFORNIA CANCER REGISTRY (PT) *
                    Nicholas C Saenz, MD,1 Julia E Grabowski, MD,2 Jonathan L Silberstein, MD,3 Sidney L
                    Saltzstein, MD,MPH.4 1Department of Surgery, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego;
                    2
                      Department of Surgery, UCSD, San Diego; 3Division of Urology, UCSD, San Diego;
                    4
                      Department of Pathology and Family and Preventative Medicine, UCSD, San Diego.
Poster 4
26)         TRANSANAL RECTOSIGMOID RESECTION FOR SEVERE INTRACTABLE
            IDIOPATHIC CONSTIPATION (PT) *
            Colin A Martin, MD,1 Marc A Levitt, MD,1 Richard A Falcone, Jr., MD,MPH,1 Alberto
            Peña, MD.1 1Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Colorectal Center for Children,
            Cincinnati Childrens Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Poster 5
27)         OUTCOMES FOLLOWING THE LADD PROCEDURE IN PATIENTS WITH
            HETEROTAXY SYNDROME, CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE, AND
            INTESTINAL MALROTATION (PT) *
            Christopher B Weldon, MD,PhD,1 David C Yu, MD,1 Ravi R Thiagarajan, MBBS,MPH,2
            Peter C Laussen, MBBS,2 Tom Jaksic, MD,PhD,1 James Laussen.2 1General Surgery,
            Children’s Hosptial Boston, Boston, MA; 2Cardiology, Children’s Hospital Boston, Boston,
            MA.

Poster 6
28)         THE DIAGNOSIS OF WILMS TUMOR USING NEAR-INFRARED RAMAN
            SPECTROSCOPY (PT) *
            Hale Wills, MD,2,5 Rachel Kast, MS,3,5 Cory Stewart, BS,2,5 Rajah Rabah, MD,4 Janet
            Poulik, MD,4 Abhilash Pandya, PhD,3,5 Greg Auner, PhD,3,5 Michael D Klein,
            MD,FRCPC,FAAP,1 1Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI;
            2
              Department of Surgery, Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI;
            3
              Smart Systems and Integrated Microsystems, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI;
            4
              Pathology, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI; 5Advanced Surgical Technology
            Institute, Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI.

Poster 7
29)         FREQUENCY AND TYPE OF INCIDENTAL FINDINGS ON ABDOMINAL CT
            SCANS OBTAINED FOR EVALUATION OF PEDIATRIC BLUNT ABDOMINAL
            TRAUMA (PT) *
            Michael L Nance, Ahmed G Mami, Eileen M Houseknecht. 1Surgery, Children’s Hospital
            of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; 2Surgery, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children,
            Wilmington, DE.

Poster 8
30)         OPTIMALLY TIMED DECORTICATION MAY IMPROVE OUTCOMES IN
            PEDIATRIC EMPYEMA (PT) *
            Chinnaya Parimi, MD,1 Michelle Garrison,2 Cindy Larison,2 Adam Goldin, MD,MPH.1
            1
              General & Thoracic Surgery, Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center, Seattle,
            WA; 2Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Poster 9
31)         p21 Waf1/Cip1 DEFICIENCY DOES NOT PERTURB THE INTESTINAL CRYPT
            STEM CELL POPULATION (PT) *
            Shannon W Longshore, MD,1 Brad W Warner, MD,1 Jun Guo, PhD,1 Christopher R Erwin,
            PhD.1 1Department of Surgery, Washington University, SOM, Saint Louis, MO.
Poster 10
32)         TIME IN THE SILO: GOOD TIME OR BAD TIME? (PT) *
            Edmund Y Yang, MD,PhD,1 Derek Banyard, BA,3 Thomas Rauth, MD,MPH,1 Theresa
            Ramones, BA,3 Charles M Leys, MD.2 1Department of Pediatric Surgery, Vanderbilt
            Children’s Hospital, Nashville, TN; 2Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Mercy
               Hospital, Kansas City, KS; 3Office of Student Affairs, Meharry Medical College School of
               Medicine, Nashville, TN.

Poster 11
33)            NATIONAL OUTCOMES IN NEONATES WITH GASTROSCHISIS AT
               CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS (PT) *
               Oliver B. Lao, MD,1 Cindy Larison, MA,2Michelle Garrison, PhD,2 John HT Waldhausen,
               MD,3 Adam B. Goldin, MD, MPH,3 1Department of Surgery University of Washington,
               Seattle, WA 2 Child Health Institute University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA
               3
                 General & Thoracic Surgery, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle,
               WA

Poster 12
34)            COMPARISON OF NUSS, RAVITCH, AND LEONARD PROCEDURES FOR
               PRIMARY REPAIR OF PECTUS EXCAVATUM (PT) *
               Mara B Antonoff, MD,1 Alexandra E Erickson,1 Donavon J Hess, MD,PhD,MBA,1 Robert
               D Acton, MD,1 Daniel A Saltzman, MD,PhD,FAAP.1 1Department of Surgery, Division of
               Pediatric Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Poster 13
35)            UPREGULATION OF SLIT-2 AND SLIT-3 GENE EXPRESSIONS IN THE
               NITROFEN INDUCED HYPOPLASTIC LUNG (PT) *
               Takashi Doi,1 Kaoru Sugimoto, 1 Prem Puri. 1Children’s Research Centre, Our Lady’s
               Hospital for Sick Children, Dublin, Ireland;

3:00-3:30 PM   Poster viewing and discussion with individual authors

Poster 14
36)            SURGICAL EXPERIENCE WITH BILATERAL WILMS TUMORS (P)
               Emma L Sidebotham, MBChB,1 Alessandro Crocoli, MD,2 Alessandro Jenkner, MD,3
               Alessandro Inserra, MD,2 Michael P La Quaglia, MD.1 1Department of Pediatric Surgery,
               Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; 2Division of General and
               Thoracic Surgery, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy; 3Divsion of Oncology,
               Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy.

Poster 15
37)            LAPAROSCOPIC SUTURE RECTOPEXY FOR ANORECTAL PROLAPSE IN
               CHILDREN: DOES ETIOLOGY EFFECT OUTCOME? (P)
               D Dean Potter, MD,1 Jennifer L Bruny, MD,1 Michael J Allshouse, DO,FACS,FAAP,2
               Michael R Narkewicz, MD,1 Jason S Soden, MD,1 David A Partrick, MD.1 1Division of
               Pediatric Surgery, The Children’s Hospital Denver, Aurora, CO; 2Division of Pediatric
               Surgery, The Children’s Hospital Central California, Madera, CA; 3Section of
               Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children’s Hospital Denver, Aurora, CO.

Poster 16
38)            VARIABILITY IN INFANT MORTALITY BY INSURANCE STATUS: A 5-YEAR
               MULTICENTER STUDY OF NONACCIDENTAL TRAUMA (P)
               Richard A Falcone, Jr., MD,MPH,1 Erika L Rangel, MD,MS,1 Multicenter Child Abuse
               Research Committee.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 1Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children’s
               Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH; 2Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital of
               Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; 3Pediatric Surgery, Nationwide Children’s Hospital,
               Columbus, OH; 4Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA; 5Pediatric
               Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY; 6Pediatric Surgery, Vanderbilt
            University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN; 7Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins School
            of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 8Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los
            Angeles, CA; 9Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.

Poster 17
39)         THE INCIDENCE OF GASTROSCHISIS CONTINUES TO RISE IN NEONATES
            WHO ARE ADMITTED FOR INTENSIVE CARE (P)
            Michael WL Gauderer, MD,FAAP,1 Reese H Clark, MD,FAAP,2 Marshall W Walker,
            MD,FAAP.2 1Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital, Greenville Hospital System
            University Medical Center, Greenville, SC; 2Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital, Greenville
            Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC.

Poster 18
40)         CONFLICTS IN WOUND CLASSIFICATION FOR NEONATAL OPERATIONS
            (P)
            Lan T Vu, MD,1 Kerilyn K Nobuhara, MD,1 Hanmin Lee, MD,1 Diana L Farmer, MD.1
            1
              Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

Poster 19
41)         FUNCTIONAL LIFETIME OF PERITONEAL DIALYSIS CATHETERS PLACED
            IN CHILDREN (P)
            Kurt F Heiss, MD,1 Randolph K Cribbs, MD,1 Larry A Greenbaum, MD.2 1Surgery, Emory
            University, Atlanta, GA; 2Pediatrics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

Poster 20
42)         ACTIVATION OF THE P38 PATHWAY IN P75-TRANSFECTED SH-SY-5Y
            NEUROBLASTOMA CELLS (P)
            Mary Beth Madonna, MD,1 Rashmi Kabre, MD,1 Yi Yong Qiu, MD.1 1Department of
            Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Memorial Research Center, Children’s Memorial Hospital,
            Chicago, IL.

Poster 21
43)         EXPRESSION PATTERNS OF MICRORNAS ARE ALTERED IN HYPOXIC
            HUMAN NEUROBLASTOMA CELLS (P)
            Tetsuya Yamagata, MD,1 Jyoji Yoshizawa, MD,1 Shinsuke Ohashi, MD,1 Katsuhiko
            Yanaga, MD,1 Takao Ohki, MD.1 1Department of Surgery, JIKEI University School of
            Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Poster 22
44)         FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR 10 INDUCES HEPATOCYTE
            PROLIFERATION CRITICAL FOR LIVER REGENERATION (P)
            Joaquin J Estrada, MD,1 Tove Berg, PhD,1 Frederic G Sala, PhD,1 Kasper S Wang, MD.1
            1
              Pediatric Surgery, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.

Poster 23
45)         VAGUS NERVE STIMULATION FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF SEIZURES IN
            CHILDREN: AN EIGHT YEAR EXPERIENCE (P)
            Michael WL Gauderer, MD,FAAP,1 David S Coykendall, DO,1 Randall R Blouin,
            MD,FAAP,2 Augusto Morales, MD,FAAP.2 1Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric
            Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, University Medical Center, Greenville, SC;
            2
              Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Greenville Hospital System,
            University Medical Center, Greenville, SC.
Poster 24
46)         THORACIC NEUROBLASTOMA: A LARGE SERIES COMPARISON OF THE
            THORACOSCOPIC AND OPEN APPROACH TO RESECTION (P)
            Marcus M Malek, MD,1 Kevin P Mollen, MD,1 Sohail R Shah, MD,1 Chetan Irwin, BS,1
            Timothy D Kane, MD.1 1Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of the
            University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

Poster 25
47)         PROSTAGLANDIN E-2 DISRUPTION OF EPITHELIAL TIGHT JUNCTIONS VIA
            EP1-PLC-Ca2+MLCK CASCADE (P)
            Mikael Petrosyan, MD, Catherine J Hunter, MD, Yigit Guner, MD, Monica Williams,
            Nikunj Chokshi, MD, Jeffery S Upperman, MD, Anatoly Grishin, MD, Henri R Ford, MD.
            1
              Pediatric Surgery, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Poster 26
48)         TREATMENT OF FECAL INCONTINENCE USING THE ANTEGRADE
            CONTINENT ENEMA: LESSONS LEARNED FROM 162 CASES TREATED
            OVER 15 YEARS (P)
            Shawn J Rangel, MD,MSCE,1 Marc A Levitt, MD,1 Andrea Bischoff, MD,1 Alberto Pena,
            MD.1 1Department of Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Poster 27
49)         COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT OF PULMONARY FUNCTION IN
            SURVIVORS OF GIANT OMPHALOCELE (P)
            Enrico Danzer, MD,1 Howard B Panitch, MD,1 Natalie E Rintoul, MD,1 Holly L Hedrick,
            MD.1 1The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, The Children’s Hospital of
            Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

Poster 28
50)         POST-CONCUSSIVE SYMPTOMATOLOGY IN HOSPITALIZED PEDIATRIC
            PATIENTS FOLLOWING MINOR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (P)
            Michael L Nance, MD,1 Eileen M Houseknecht, RN,1 Caitlin J Snyder, BA,1 Douglas J
            Wiebe, PhD,2 Thane A Blinman, MD.1 1Surgery, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia,
            Philadelphia, PA; 2Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of
            Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Poster 29
51)         STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS INDUCES INTESTINAL INJURY IN A MURINE
            MODEL OF PNEUMONIA (P)
            Erin E Perrone, MD,1 Jessica A Clark, PhD,1 Andrew T Clark, MS,1 W Michael Dunne,
            PhD,2 Brad W Warner, MD,3 Craig M Coopersmith, MD.1 1Surgery, Washington
            University, St. Louis, MO; 2Pathology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO; 3Pediatric
            Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

Poster 30
52)         OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF TRUNCAL VASCULAR INJURIES IN
            CHILDREN: A 20 YEAR EXPERIENCE (P)
            Charles S Cox, MD,FAAP,1 Nathan D Allison, MD,1 Chris M Anderson, MD,1 Richard
            Andrassy, MD,FAAP,1 Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD,FAAP,1 Kevin P Lally, MD,FAAP.1
            1
              Pediatric Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center Houtons, Houston, TX.

Poster 31
53)         STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS COLONIZATION PATTERNS IN CHILDREN
            WITH AND WITHOUT SOFT TISSUE ABSCESSES (P)
            Yi-Horng Lee, MD,1 Jennifer Trask, MD,2 January Hill, MD,3 Alan J Lesse, MD,4 Albert
            Vexler, PhD,5 Howard Faden, MD.2 1Surgery, The State University of New York at
            Buffalo, Buffalo, NY; 2Pediatrics, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo,
            NY; 3Pediatric Surgery, The Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY;
            4
              Medicine, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY; 5Biostatistics, The
            State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

Poster 32
54)         TRACHEAL INNERVATION IS ABNORMAL IN RATS WITH EXPERIMENTAL
            CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA (P)
            Federica Pederiva, MD,1 Rosa Aras-Lopez, PhD,1 Leopoldo Martinez, MD,PhD,1 Juan A
            Tovar, MD,PhD,FAAP.1 1Cirugia Pediatrica, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain.

Poster 33
55)         UPREGULATION OF FOXA2 GENE EXPRESSION IN THE NITROFEN
            INDUCED HYPOPLASTIC LUNG (P)
            Piotr Hajduk,1 Takashi Doi,1 Nana Nakazawa,1 Prem Puri.1 1Children Research Centre, Our
            Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Dublin, Ireland;

Poster 34
56)         THE INFLUENCE OF ECMO ON SUBSEQUENT SURGERIES FOLLOWING
            CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA (CDH) REPAIR (P)
            Karen W West, MD,1 Kimberly A Molik, MD,2 Francine D Breckler, PharmD.1 1Section of
            Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Riley
            Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN; 2Witchita Surgical Specialists, Witchita, KS.

Poster 35
57)         CONTRALATERAL EXPLORATION IN FEMALE CHILDREN WITH
            UNILATERAL INGUINAL HERNIA (P)
            Denis A Cozzi, MD,1 Romina Iaconelli, MD,1 Francesco Cozzi, MD.1 1Pediatric Surgery
            Unit, Policlinico Umberto I - Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

Poster 36
58)         DIFFERENTIAL PROCOLLAGEN IαI AND III EXPRESSION IN PRIMARY
            MURINE MID- AND LATE-GESTATIONAL FIBROBLASTS TREATED WITH
            TGF-β1 AND β3 (P)
            Kunoor Jain, MD,1 Virginia W Sykes, BS,1 Richard F Carter, MD,1 Tomasz Kordula, PhD,2
            David A Lanning, MD,PhD,1 Charles E Bagwell, MD. 1Department of Surgery, Virginia
            Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; 2Department of Biochemistry, Virginia
            Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

Poster 37
59)         PERCUTANEOUS ENDOSCOPIC GASTROSTOMY BUTTONS IN CHILDREN:
            SUPERIOR TO TUBES. (P)
            Frederick J Rescorla, MD,FAAP,2 Nathan M Novotny, MD,1 Reid C Vegeler, MD,1
            Francine D Breckler, PharmD.2 1General Surgery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN;
            2
              Pediatric Surgery, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN.

Poster 38
60)         CHRONIC GASTRIC VOLVULUS: PRESENTATION, ASSOCIATIONS AND
            MANAGEMENT (P)
                    Marcene R McVay, MD,1 Evan R Kokoska, MD,1 Richard J Jackson, MD,1 Samuel D
                    Smith, MD.1 1Pediatric Surgery, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR.

Poster 39
61)                 A NOVEL TECHNIQUE USING 3D LASER SCANNING TO EVALUATE
                    PECTUS EXCAVATUM (P)
                    Taryn Cuper, MSE,1 Frederic D McKenzie, PhD, 1 Robert Kelly, MD,FAAP,2 Robert
                    Obermeyer, MD,FAAP,2 Ann Kuhn, MD,2 Donald Nuss, MD,FAAP.2 Michael J Goretsky,
                    MD,FAAP2 1 Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, Old Dominion University,
                    Norfolk, VA; 2Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, Norfolk,
                    VA

Poster 40
62)                 CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA: DO CLINICAL FACTORS
                    ASSOCIATED WITH MORTALITY PREDICT SUBSEQUENT UTILIZATION OF
                    MEDICAL RESOURCES IN SURVIVORS? (P)
                    Thomas T Sato, MD,2 Ayman Y Khmour, MD,1 Mir A Basir, MD,1 Michael R Uhing,
                    MD,1 Laurel M Bear, MD,1 Ganesh G Konduri, MD,1 Kathleen Meskin, RN. 1Pediatrics,
                    Medical College of Wisconsin; 2Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.

3:45-5:15 PM        Combined Pediatric Surgery / Urology Symposium:
                    Challenges in the Current Management of Disorders of Sex Development

                    Moderators: Bradley Kropp, MD, FAAP and Patricia Donahoe, MD, FAAP
                    Panelists:  Peter Lee, MD, FAAP         New Classification of DSD
                                William Reiner, MD, FAAP    Controversies in Gender
                                                            Identification
                                Larry Baskin, MD, FAAP      Anatomical Concerns in
                                                            Reconstruction
                                Rafael Pieretti, MD         Male Surgical Reconstruction
                                Richard Rink, MD, FAAP      Female Surgical Reconstruction

5:15 PM             Adjourn

7:00-10:00 PM       60th Section on Surgery Banquet
                    Resident Competition Awards will be presented.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2008
Section on Surgery Scientific Program
H2004

7:30 AM – 1:30 PM

7:30-9:00 AM        Scientific Session #3

                    Please note that all abstract presentations are 3 minutes except those identified with a (6),
                    which are 6 minutes.

63)                 KRÜPPEL-LIKE FACTOR (KLF4): A POTENTIAL TUMOR SUPPRESSOR
                    GENE FOR NEUROBLASTOMA (3)
                    Paul KH Tam, MBBS,ChM,FRCS,1 Kenneth KY Wong, MBBS,FRCS,PhD,1 Miki Ohira,
                    PhD,2 Akira Nakagawara, MD,PhD,2 Elly SW Ngan, PhD.1 1Department of Surgery,
      University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, Hong Kong; 2Chiba Cancer Center, Research
      Institute, Chuoh-ku, Chiba, Japan.

64)   COMPLETE SURGICAL RESECTION CORRELATES WITH INCREASED
      SURVIVAL IN HIGH RISK NEUROBLASTOMA (3)
      Jed G Nuchtern, MD,1 Jose L Diaz-Miron, BS,1 Heidi V Russell, MD.2 1Michael E.
      DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Baylor College of
      Medicine, Houston, TX; 2Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology,
      Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

65)   A MURINE MODEL OF GRAFT VERSUS HOST DISEASE FOLLOWING IN
      UTERO HEMATOPOIETIC CELL TRANSPLANTATION (3)
      Meghna V Misra, MD,1 Heung Bae Kim, MD,FAAP,1 Jordan R Gutweiler, MD,1 Matthew
      Y Suh, MD,MPH,1 Claire M Twark,1 Clarissa Valim, MD,ScD,1 Antonio Perez-Atayde,
      MD.2 1Surgery, Children’s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA; 2Pathology, Children’s Hospital
      Boston, Boston, MA.

66)   CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA REQUIRING EXTRACORPOREAL
      MEMBRANE OXYGENATION: DOES TIMING OF REPAIR MATTER? (3)
      Benjamin S Bryner, BA,1 Brady T West, MS,2 Robert A Drongowski, MA,3Ronald B
      Hirschl, MD,3 George B Mychaliska, MD,MS,3 1 University of Michigan Medical School,
      Ann Arbor, MI2 Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, University of Michigan,
      Ann Arbor, MI3 Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of
      Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

67)   A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF METHICILLIN RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS
      AUREUS (MRSA) COLONIZATION IN CHILDREN SCHEDULED FOR
      ELECTIVE SURGERY (6)
      Ravindra K Vegunta, MBBS,FAAP,1 Gray M Barry, MD,FAAP,1 Lizabeth J Wallace,
      CPNP,1 Kanokporn Mongkolrattanothai, MD,FAAP,1 Peggy E Mankin, MLT,MS,1 Amy B
      Stanfill, MD,2 Richard H Pearl, MD,FAAP.1 1Surgery and Pediatrics, University of Illinois
      College of Medicine in Peoria, Peoria, IL; 2Surgery and Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of
      Illinois, Peoria, IL.

68)   VALUE OF COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY IN NECK AND
      EXTREMITY PEDIATRIC VASCULAR TRAUMA (3)
      Anthony R Hogan, MD,1 Edward B Lineen, MD.1 Eduardo A Perez, MD,1 William R
      Thompson, MD,1 Holly L Neville, MD,1 Juan E Sola, MD,1 1DeWitt Daughtry Department
      of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL.

69)   ELIMINATING DISPARITY IN EVALUATION FOR ABUSE IN INFANTS WITH
      HEAD INJURY: USE OF A SCREENING GUIDELINE (3)
      Richard A Falcone, Jr., MD,MPH,1 Erika L Rangel, MD,MS,1 Becky S Cook,
      CPNP,MSN,1 Berkeley L Bennett, MD,MS,1 Kaaren Shebesta, CPNP,MSN,1 Jun Ying,
      PhD.2 1Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center,
      Cincinnati, OH; 2Institute for Health Statistics, University of Cincinnati College of
      Medicine, Cincinnati, OH.

70)   EARLY PREDICTORS OF SURGICAL EXPLORATION IN CHILDREN
      PRESENTING WITH ISOLATED INTRAPERITONEAL FLUID ON COMPUTED
      TOMOGRAPHY AFTER BLUNT ABDOMINAL TRAUMA (3)
      Alfred P Kennedy, MD,1 Jose G Christiano, MD.1 1Surgery, University of Tennessee
      Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN.
71)             LOCUM TENENS: CAMOUFLAGE FOR PEDIATRIC SURGEONS SHORTAGES
                (3)
                Michael H Ratner, MD,1 Marc S Lessin, MD,1 Cynthia A Corpron, MD.1 1Division of
                Pediatric Surgery/Department of Surgery, SUNY-Upstate Medical University, Syracuse,
                NY.

72)             SONIC HEDGEHOG REGULATES ENTERIC NEURAL CREST CELL
                NUMBERS BY UPREGULATION OF DELTA-LIKE 1 (DLL1) (3)
                Paul KH Tam, MBBS,ChM,FRCS,FRCP,1 Hui-Ching Poon, BSc,1 Vincent CH Lui, PhD,1
                Elly SW Ngan, PhD.1 1Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong,
                SAR, Hong Kong.

73)             DISTRACTION, DISRUPTION, DISASTER: PAEDIATRIC SURGERY IN "3-D"
                (3)
                Giorgio Stefanutti, MD,1 Mohan Marulaiah, MD,1 Kimberly A Johansen, MD,1 Anthony L
                Sparnon, MD.1 1Department of Paediatric Surgery, Women’s and Children’s Hospital,
                Adelaide, SA, Australia.


74)             IMPLANTABLE VENOUS ACCESS DEVICE PLACEMENT VIA VENOUS
                CUTDOWN DECREASES DEVICE FAILURE IN CHILDREN (3)
                Todd E Thurston, MSM,1 Ramanath N Haricharan, MBBS,MPH,1 Shalini Vaid, BS,1
                Carroll M Harmon, MD,PhD,1 Douglas C Barnhart, MD,MSPH.1 1Division of Pediatric
                Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL.


75)             PROSPECTIVE, INTERDISCIPLINARY FOLLOW-UP OF CHILDREN WITH
                PRENATALLY DIAGNOSED GIANT OMPHALOCELE: SHORT-TERM
                NEURODEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME (3)
                Enrico Danzer, MD,1 Marsha Gerdes, PhD,1 JoAnn D’Agostino, CPNP,1 Judy Bernbaum,
                MD,1 Jennifer Siegle, CPNP,1 Casey Hoffman, PhD,1 Sara Sheils,1 Natalie E Rintoul, MD,1
                Kenneth W Liechty, MD,1 Holly L Hedrick, MD.1 1The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and
                Treatment, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

9:00-9:20 AM    Break

9:20-11:30 AM   Scientific Session #4

76)             AFTER THE HONEYMOON COMES DIVORCE: LONG TERM USAGE OF THE
                ANTEGRADE CONTINENCE ENEMA PROCEDURE (3)
                Simon E Kenny, MD,FRCS,1 Satu-Liisa K Pauniaho, MD,1 Iain E Yardley, BM,MRCS,1
                Pat Coldicutt,1 Paul D Losty, MD,FRCS,1 Colin T Baillie, MD,FRCS,1 Rick R Turnock,
                MD,FRCS,1 Graham L Lamont, MD,FRCS.1 1Pediatric Surgery, Alder Hey Children’s
                Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

77)             TREATMENT OF FECAL INCONTINENCE WITH A COMPREHENSIVE
                BOWEL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (3)
                Alberto Peña, MD,FAAP, Andrea Bischoff, MD, Marc A Levitt, MD,FAAP, Cathy Bauer,
                RN, Lyndsey Jackson, RN. 1Surgery, Cincinnati Children Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

78)             IMPROVEMENT OF CONTINENCE WITH REOPERATIONS IN SELECTED
                PATIENTS WITH ANORECTAL MALFORMATIONS (3)
                  Mircia-Aurel Ardelean, MD, Guenther Schimpl, Prof. 1Clinic of Pediatric Surgery,
                  Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria.

79)               RECTOVESTIBULAR FISTULA - RARELY RECOGNIZED ASSOCIATED
                  GYNECOLOGIC ANOMALIES (3)
                  Alberto Peña, MD,FAAP, Marc A Levitt, MD,FAAP, Andrea Bischoff, MD, Lesley
                  Breech, MD. 1Surgery, Cincinnati Children Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.


80)               AMNIOTIC FLUID STEM CELLS INFLUENCE INTESTINAL
                  TRANSCRIPTIONAL PROFILE IN RAT NECROTIZING ENTER COLITIS (3)
                  Mara Cananzi, MD,1,2 Antonello D’Arrigo, PhD,3 Augusto Zani, MD,1 Simon Eaton, PhD,1
                  Agostino Pierro, MD,1 Alberta Leon, PhD,3 Paolo De Coppi, MD.1 1Surgery Unit, UCL
                  Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom; 2Department of Pediatrics, University
                  of Padova, Padova, Italy; 3Research and Innovation, Research and Innovation Company,
                  Padova, Italy.


81)               THE MORTALITY OF NECROTIZING ENTEROCOLITIS EXPRESSED BY
                  BIRTH WEIGHT CATEGORIES (3)
                  Tom Jaksic, MD,PhD,FAAP,1 Y Avery Ching, MD,1 Shimae Fitzgibbons, MD,1 Michael J
                  Kenny, MS,2 Joseph H Carpenter, MS,3 David Yu, MD,1 Christopher B Weldon, MD,PhD,1
                  Craig W Lillehei, MD,1 Thomas Pranikoff, MD,4 Jeffrey D Horbar, MD.2 1Surgery,
                  Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard University, Boston, MA; 2Pediatrics, University of
                  Vermont; 3Vermont Oxford Network; 4Surgery, Wake Forest University.

82)               OBESITY: THE NATIONAL IMPACT ON PEDIATRIC APPENDICITIS (3)
                  Roshni Dasgupta, MD,1 Jun Ying, PhD,2 Richard G Azizkhan, MD.1 1Pediatric General
                  and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Childrens Hospital, Cincinnati, OH; 2Department of
                  Public Health Sciences, Institute for the Study of Health, University of Cincinnati Medical
                  Center, Cincinnati, OH.

83)               FETAL NK CELLS POSE A SIGNIFICANT BARRIER TO PRENATAL
                  ALLOTRANSPLANTATION (3)
                  Emily T Durkin, MD,1 Mallory L Sears, BS,1 Ying Zhou, MS,1 Aimen F Shaaban, MD.1
                  1
                    Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI.


84)               HLA MATCHING IN ORGAN ALLOCATION: BALANCE BETWEEN WAITING
                  TIME AND REJECTION IN PEDIATRIC KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION (3)
                  Lan T Vu, MD,1 Lee Ann Baxter-Lowe, PhD,1 John Garcia, MS,1 Marilyn McEnhill,
                  MS,PNP,1 Peter Stock, MD,PhD.1 1Surgery, Univeristy of California, San Francisco, San
                  Francisco, CA.


11:30 AM-1:30 PM Luncheon and Clinical Problem Solving Session
                 Sigmund Ein, MD, FAAP, Toronto, ON
                 Michael G. Caty, MD, FAAP, Buffalo, NY

1:30 PM           Adjourn

								
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