The Hawaii Chapter Resident Research Competition

The 2003 Resident Research Competition
Of 15 abstracts submitted, four were selected for presentation at the ACS Hawaii Chapter 2003 Summer Meeting.

First Place, $500 Cash Prize
Initial Results of Repair of Duodenal Injuries With Elastin Biomaterial Homografts in a Porcine Abdominal Trauma Model
Mayfield MM, CPT, MC; Lane JM, CPT, MC; Cordts PA, COL,
Morrison CA, MAJ, MC; Freeman JH, MD; Uyehara CFT, PhD; Cordts PR, COL, MC
Tripler Army Medical Center [Abstract]

Second Place, $300 Cash Prize
Evaluation of Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) Articular Cartilage After Traumatic Injury in the Presence of an Apoptosis Inhibitor N-iminoethyl-L-lysine (L-NIL)
Daniel B. Judd, CPT, MC, USA and William Burtkhalter Jr, LTC, MC, USA Tripler Army Medical Center [Abstract]

Third Place, Tie, $250 Cash Prize
Computational Assessment of Patellar Tethering for Multidirectional Patellofemoral Instability
Gary T. Blum, MD (speaker), John J. Elias, PhD, Allen B. Richardson, MD
Department of Surgery, Division of orthopedic Surgery, University of Hawaii School of Medicine [Abstract]

Third Place, Tie, $250 Cash Prize
Treatment of Chronic Venous Disease with Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy of Perforating Veins
Alessandra Puggioni, Fedor Lurie, Elna M.Masuda, Robert L. Kistner, Bo Eklof
Straub Clinic & Hospital, University of Hawaii Residency Program [Abstract]

Other Preliminary Submissions
Long Term Follow-Up of Patients Undergoing Radiofrequency Ablation for Unresectable Hepatocellular Cancer
Raquel Bueno, University of Hawaii

Surgical Disobliteration of Deep Veins ("endophlebectomy") in Postthrombotic Disease
Alessandra Puggioni, University of Hawaii

Is Magnetic Resonance Angiography a Suitable Alternative to Conventional Angiography in the Evaluation of Lower Extremity Peripheral Vascular Disease?
George garcia, Tripler Army Medical Center

Vasopressin Preserves Vital Organ Perfusion in Vasodilatory Septic Shock
Lisa Coviello, Marin Chan, Tripler Army Medical Center

Treatment of Early Stage Breast Cancer in Elderly Women with Partial Mastectomy and Tamoxifen Alone
Erick G. Martell, Tripler Army Medical Center

Meta-Analysis of Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Hernia Repair
Nakazito Kazigo, Tripler Army Medical Center

Anatomic and Physiologic Changes in Lower Extremity Venous Hemodynamics Associated with Fasciotomy for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome
Edward Kalpas, Tripler Army Medical Center

The Clinical Significance of Leaving a Normal Appearing Appendix In-Vivo at Diagnostic Laparoscopy for Suspected Appendicitis
Christopher Moon, Tripler Army Medical Center

Delayed Extrusion of a Textured Saline Implant 11 Years After Subpectoral Breast Augmentation
Andrew Hsu, University of Hawaii

The Role of Cranial Glenoid Angulation in Impingement Syndrome of the Shoulder
Burt Moritz, University of Hawaii

Characteristics of Non-Viral, Non-Alcohol Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Cedric Lorenzo, University of Hawaii

Previous Resident Research Competitions
Use the hyperlinks below for a summary of previous Resident Research Competitions, including abstracts.