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Year

Title

Molly Decker, D.O.
2012-2013

IRB-Approved Protocol: Utilization of Chlorhexidine Impregnated Dressings to Prevent Drain Colonization and Infection.

Duncan Hamilton, D.O. 2012-2013

IRB Approved Protocol:  Detecting Anti-Microbial Properties of Mitomycin C from Post-HIPEC Perfusions

Karen Marcovis, D.O.
2012-2013

First Place ACOS 2012 Scientific Poster Presentation:  Radioactive Seed Localization as an Alternative to Wire Localization in the Community Based Setting.

IRB Approved Protocol:  A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Study to Determine the Effectiveness of Pre-Operative IV Acetaminophen Administration in Reducing Post-Operative Nausea, Vomiting and Pain in the Outpatient Setting.

Justin Atherton, D.O.
2012-2013

Quality Improvement Project:  Development of educational resource information for utilization by junior residents and students relating to radiology imaging and the surgical oncology and colorectal surgery services.

Rachel Fleenor, D.O.
2012-2013

IRB Approved Protocol:  Randomized Prospective Trial of Exparel in Colorectal Surgery.

IRB Approved Protocol:  Case Review of Post Operative Care and Colon Surgery Outcomes.

Quality Improvement Project:  Development of Breast Surgery Services manual, including relevant literature, protocols, attending preferences, and pathways.

Shawna Grimm, D.O.
2012-2013

ePublication in conjunction with the 2013 ASCO Annual Meeting:  Interobserver correlation of morphometric data obtained from routine preoperative abdominal CT scans in pancreatic surgery.

Joseph O'Hanlon, D.O.
2012-2013

IRB Approved Protocol (Mercy):  Trauma Outcomes at American College of Surgeons (ACS) Certified vs. State Verified Level II Trauma Centers in the State of Iowa.

Jared Kray, D.O.
2012-2013

Case Report (Plan to Submit for Publication):  The Acute Management of a Thoracic Aorta GSW and Missile Embolization with Endovascular Stent Grafting and Open Missile Retrieval.

IRB Approved Protocol:  Factors Influencing AAA Sac Regression.

Benjamin Green, D.O.
2012-2013

Original Case Report (Acceptable for Publication):  Visceral artery aneurysm repair: Case report of a true aneurysm of the gastroduodenal artery.

Jason Sput, D.O.
2012-2013

IRB-Approved Protocol: Utilization of Chlorhexidine Impregnated Dressings to Prevent Drain Colonization and Infection.

Lauren Allan, D.O.
2012-2013

IRB Approved Protocol:  A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Study to Determine the Effectiveness of Pre-Operative IV Acetaminophen Administration in Reducing Post-Operative Nausea, Vomiting and Pain in the Outpatient Setting.

Trent Howard, D.O.
2012-2013

Case Report (Acceptable for Publication):  Delayed rupture of an intercostal artery pseudoaneurysm following penetrating thoracoabdominal trauma.

IRB Ready Protocol (DMU):  Trauma Outcomes at American College of Surgeon (ACS) Certified vs State Verified Level II Trauma Centers in the State of Iowa.

Benjamin Green, D.O.

2011-2012

Original Research Paper (Acceptable for Publication or Poster Presentation): Perineal Hernia Repair via Transabdominal Approach with Biologic Mesh (StratticeTM) after Abdominoperineal Resection: A Case Report

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Jared Kray, D.O.

2011-2012

Case Report (Plan to Submit for Presentation at Vascular Meeting): Thoracic Aortic GSW with Missile Embolization Treated with Endovascular Stent Grafting & Missile Retrieval

Karen Marcovis, D.O.

2011-2012

Original Research Paper submitted for publication in the “American Journal of Surgery.” Marcovis K, Whitsell T, Franko J, et al. Radioactive Seed Localization as an Alternative to Wire Localization in the Community Based Setting.

Matt Severidt, D.O.

2011-2012

Original Research Paper (Acceptable for Publication): Changes in serum adipokines and their correlative and predictive value in weight loss and resolution of metabolic syndrome following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

Tiffany (Whitsell) Torstenson, D.O.

2011-2012

Original Research Poster from MD Anderson Cancer Center Rotation presented at the Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium, March 2012. The accuracy of intraoperative evaluation of sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer is not affected by tumor histology or neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Akay C, Whitsell T, Hwang R.

Original Research Poster from MD Anderson Cancer Center Rotation presented at World Congress of Brachytherapy, Barcelona, Spain, May 2012. Can PTV_EVAL be considered a surrogate for normal breast tissue to determine V150 and V200. Gifford KA, Whitsell T, Babiera G, Kirsner S, Nelson C, and Bloom ES.

Original Research Paper submitted for publication in the “American Journal of Surgery.” Marcovis K, Whitsell T, Franko J, et al. Radioactive Seed Localization as an Alternative to Wire Localization in the Community Based Setting.

Scott Blackburn, D.O.

2010-2011

Original Research Paper (Acceptable for Publication):  Fibromuscular dysplasia for the Carotid Arteries associates with migraines:  A case report in a 48 y/o female

Shawna Grimm, D.O.

2010-2011

Original Research Paper published online in Research and Reports in Biology on April, 2011:  The role of extracellular citations in cell motility, polarity and chemotaxis

Spencer Kirk, D.O.

2010-2011

Original Research Paper (Acceptable for Publication from Presented Poster):  Relationship of abdominal aortic aneurysm sac regression and type II endoleak: Role of the inferior mesenteric artery

Lisa Rollison, D.O.

2010-2011

Original Research Paper (Acceptable for Publication):  Mammo-Site® use in a midwestern breast center; description of outcomes

Nick Southard, D.O.

2010-2011

Original Research Paper (Acceptable for Publication):  Is there a higher incidence of postoperative hypertension associated with standard endarterectomy compared to eversion carotid endarterectomy?

Garry Weide, D.O.

2010-2011

Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
Volume 26, Issue 1, February 2012, Pages 64-69

Association Between Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury and Duration of Cardiopulmonary Bypass: A Meta-Analysis

Avinash B. Kumar MD, FCCP, Manish Suneja MD, Emine O. Bayman PhD, Garry D. Weide DO, Michele Tarasi MD

Tiffany Whitsell, D.O.

2010-2011

Original Research Paper (Pending Publication in Grand Rounds online):  High Grade Pleomorphic Liposarcoma of the Breast

Original Research Papers from MD Anderson Cancer Center Rotation:

Akay C, Whitsell T, Hwang R.  The accuracy of intraoperative evaluation of sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer is not affected by tumor histology or neoadjuvant chemotherapy.  (To be submitted for presentation at the Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium, March 2012.)

Gifford KA, Whitsell T, Babiera G, Kirsner S, Nelson C, and Bloom ES.  Can PTV_EVAL be considered a surrogate for normal breast tissue to determine V150 and V200. (To be submitted to Practical Radiation Oncology or Brachytherapy.)

Scott Blackburn, DO

2009-2010

Original Research Paper (Pending Publication). Congenital Infiltrating Facial Lipomatosis: 2 Case Reports

Shawna Grimm, DO

2009-2010

Original Research Paper (Pending Publication). Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Breast: A Case Study

Spencer Kirk, DO

2009-2010

Poster Presentation (2010 Society of Vascular Surgeons Annual Conference). Relationship of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Sac Regression and Type II Endoleak: Role of the Inferior Mesenteric Artery

Nick Kuiper, DO

2009-2010

Original Research Paper (Pending Publication). Sirolimus – Linked to Pulmonary Complications in Renal Transplant Patients: A Retrospective Analysis

Garry Weide, DO

2009-2010

Original Research Paper (Pending Publication). Is Time on Cardiopulmonary Bypass During Cardiac Surgery Related to Post Operative Acute Kidney Injury and Outcomes? A Meta-Analytic Study.

Bryan Folkers, DO

2008-2009

Original Research Paper (Published in the North American Journal of Medical Sciences, January 2010):  Real-Time PCR Detection of Clostridium difficule Growth Inhibition Using Probiotic Organisms

Kris Harley, DO

2008-2009

Poster Presentation (1st Place Award at 2009 Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Surgeons):   Integration of Simulated Technology for General Surgery

Mollie James, DO

2008-2009

Original Research Paper (Published in World J Emerg Surg, July 2010):  Dissection of the left main coronary artery after blunt thoracic trauma: Case report and literature review

 

2008-2009

Original Research Paper (Acceptable for Publication):  Physician Awareness & Attitudes about Breast Cancer Risk Assessment & Prevention Strategies

Brian Gebhart, DO

2008-2009

Original Research Paper (Acceptable for Publication):  Investigating Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Failure in Patients Undergoing Abdominal surgery – A Retrospective Case-Control Study

Lisa Rollison, DO

2008-2009

Case Study/Poster (3rd Place Award in Plastics Division at the 2008 Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Surgeons):  Novel Method of Nasal Reconstruction in a Pediatric Patient – Deceased Donor Cartilage Grant

 


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