2018 AAST abstract acceptances

We are pleased to report that the following abstracts will be presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of AAST and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery and 4th World Trauma Congress, to be held in San Diego, CA, September 26-29, 2018. We thank all of our clinical and research collaborators for their efforts on these multi-institutional studies.

Podium presentations are as follows:

  1. The need for trauma intervention (NFTI) defines major trauma more accurately than injury severity score (ISS) and revised trauma score (RTS): data from a collaboratoin of 35 adult and pediatric trauma centers. Roden-Foreman JW; Rapier NR; Foreman ML; Coniglio RA; McGraw CE; Blackmore AR; Agrawal V; Cull JD; Campbell M; Weaver MA; Sexton KW; Hozmacher J; Hess JC; Workman CF for the Trauma Measurement Workgoup, Baylor Universite Medical Center at Dallas.
  2. How Safe and effective are small-bore chest tubes at managing delayed hemothoraces compared to large-bore chest tubes? Cordero J; Orlando A; Vogel R; Carrick MM; Tanner A; Bar-Or D.

The Scientific Poster Session will be held on Wednesday, September 26, 2017 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Poster presentations are as follows:

  1. The Impact Of Marijuana Legalization On Risk Of Traumatic Injury. Chung C; Salottolo K; Madayag R; Tanner A; Bar-Or D.
  2. ‘Pain’-Ting A Picture: Characterizing Continuous Intercostal Nerve Blocks For The Pain Management Of Adult Trauma Patients With Multiple Rib Fractures. Lynch N; Salottolo K; Koola C; Orlando A; Foster K; Tanner A; Mains CW; Portillo V; Bar-Or D.
  3. Is Age Protective Of Losing Consciousness After Concussion: What Can 35,000 Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries Tell Us? Orlando A; Rubin B; Bar-Or D.
  4. Satisfaction of Older Adult Trauma Patients and Their Caregivers Before Implementation of the Palliative Care TQIP Guidelines Across Three Trauma Centers: Can we do better? Vogel R; McGraw C; Orlando A; Bourg P; Tanner A; Peck L; Bar-Or D.
  5. To Feed or Not to Feed: Enteral Feeding and Preoperative NPO Status among Adult Trauma ICU Patients. Bassa R; Leonard J; Slone DS; McGuire EL; Carrick MM; Madayag R; Tanner AH; Bar-Or D.
  6. The Anti-Inflammatory Effect Of Lmwf5a And N-Acetyl Kynurenine On Macrophages: Involvement Of Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor In Mechanism Of Action. Rael MS; Mains CW; Carrick MM; Tanner A; Lieser M; Acuna D; Bar-Or D.