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The Division supports the research initiatives of it Residents in several ways, one of which is the funding for one year of research at any institution. Recent Publications & Presentations:

  • Keyashian, B., Tabachnick, D., Case study of a popliteal vein aneurysm causing arterial occlusion
  • Keyashian, B., Tabachnick, D., Analysis of cardiac trauma
  • Rodby K., Tabachnick D., Kanard R., Rare Complication of Colonic Atresia after Necrotizing Enterocolitis: A Case Report
  • Rodby K., Tabachnick D., Kanard R., Pediatric Organ Donation After Trauma
  • Rodby K., Quinn KLP., Antony AK., A Technique for Inframammary Fold Reconstruction in Two-Stage Tissue Expander/Implant Breast Reconstruction
  • Antony AK., Breidenbach, W., Turka, T., Rodby K., O’Connor M., Pearl R., DiPietro L., and Bartholomew A., Antony AK, Rodby K, Tobin MK, et al. Composite Tissue Allotransplantation and Dysregulation in Tissue Repair and Regeneration: A Role for Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Frontiers in Immunology. 2013;4:188.
  • Tawfik-Sexton, D. MD, Ver, M. MD, Kukreja, S. MD. Poster presentation "Reliability of Upper Endoscopy for Diagnosing Hiatal Hernia in the Setting of Preoperative Testing for Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding" American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual meeting; Las Vegas, NV; October 2012
  • Changchien, E. MD, Tawfik-Sexton, D. MD, Kukreja, S. MD. Poster presentation "Short-term use of a Laparoscopic Virtual Reality Simulator in One Surgical Residency Program; A Survey of Residents" Society of American Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting; San Diego, CA; March 2012
  • Changchien E, Kukreja S. Are patients able to meet their short-term weight-loss expectations following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding? Oral Presentation at 2013 Academic Surgical Congress, New Orleans, LA.
  • Taylor, T. Video submission with discussion for the EuroAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit VI Laparoscopy & Minimally Invasive Surgery conference: Esophageal Injury and Repair during an operation for Hiatal Hernia
  • Tawfik-Sexton, D. MD, Kukreja, S. MD. Oral presentation "Barriers to Laparoscopic Simulation Among General Surgery Trainees" Awarded Honorable Mention Resident Paper, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting; Los Angeles, CA; September 2011