The Hawaii Chapter Resident Research Competition

The 2004 Resident Research Competition
Due to large military deployments the June 2004 competition was limited to six papers. It was decided that all authors would present at the 2004 Summer Travel Meeting in August.

First Place, $500 Cash Prize
The Effects of Weight Loss after Gastric Bypass Surgery on C-Reactive Protein Levels
Nicole Papa, D.O., Mathew Chung, MD, FACS, Stanley Zagorski, MD, FACS, Tripler Army Medical Center [Abstract]

Second Place, $300 Cash Prize
Dopamine and Vasopressin Affect Organ Perfusion and Blood Oxygenation Differently in a Piglet Model of Vasodilatory Septic Shock
CPT Lisa C Coviello D.O., LTC Chet A Morrison M.D., Maren M Chan M.D., CPT Elizabeth M Sawyer M.D., MAJ Mathew Chung M.D., and Catherine FT Uyehara Ph.D. Department of Surgery and Department of Clinical Investigation, Tripler Army Medical Center [Abstract]

Third Place, Tie, $150 Cash Prize
Radiofrequency Ablation versus Surgical Resection for Single Nodule Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Long-term Outcomes
Makoto Ogihara, MD, Linda L Wong, MD, Junji Machi, MD, PhD Department of Surgery, University of Hawaii School of Medicine [Abstract]

Third Place, Tie, $150 Cash Prize
Factors Affecting Outcome in Liver Resection
Cedric S.F. Lorenzo, MD; Whitney M.L. Limm, MD; Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD; Linda L. Wong, MD Department of Surgery, St. Francis Medical Center; University of Hawaii School of Medicine [Abstract]

$100 Cash Prize
Practice Pattern Survey of Preoperative Evaluation amongst Surgeons and Psychologists involved in Bariatric Surgery at Army Hospitals
CPT Nakizito Kazigo, M.D., CPT Marc Herr, M.D., CPT Jason B. de Leeuw, Psy.D., MAJ Jay M. Earles, Psy.D., MAJ Mathew Chung, M.D., F.A.C.S., MAJ Stanley M. Zagorski, M.D., F.A.C.S. Tripler Army Medical Center [Abstract]

$100 Cash Prize
Multi-Institutional Review of Partial Urethral Stricture Excision Combined with Flap/Graft Onlay (PECO)
Bill P. Vanasupa, Richard S. Stack, Gerald H. Jordan, Allen F. Morey, Douglas W. Soderdahl
Urology Service, Department of Surgery, TAMC, Honolulu, HI Urology Service, Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia School of Medicine, Norfolk, VA Urology Service, Department of Surgery, BAMC, San Antonio, TX Urology Service, Department of Surgery, DDEAMC, Augusta, GA [Abstract]

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