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General Surgery Grand Rounds Resident Presentations

2007-2008 Academic Year


 

NOTE: Click on the links below to view each presentation. These presentations are in pdf format and can be viewed using Adobe Reader. Click here to download the latest version of this free software.

July 23, 2007
Fundamentals of Critical Care Support
Brain Resuscitation - Robert Neumann, MD, Instructor, Neurosurgery; Director, Neuro ICU
Shock Resuscitation - John Cha, MD, Instructor/GI, Tumor and Endocrine Surgery; Fellow, Critical Care

July 30, 2007
Initial Management of the Injured Patient I
Clay Cothren, MD, Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship; Assistant Professor of Surgery/University of Colorado Denver; Attending, Trauma Surgery/Denver Health Medical Center

August 6, 2007
Surgical Case Presentations
"24 yo gravid female with R flank pain..." - Guillermo Escobar, MD, Resident in Surgery
"68 yo male with new neck mass..." - Jayer Chung, MD, Resident in Surgery

August 13, 2007
"Initial and Subsequent Management of Major and Minor Burns"
Gordon Lindberg, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor/GI, Tumor and Endocrine Surgery/UCD; Associate Director, UCH Burn Unit

Albumin: Valuable vs. Overrated
Valuable - Miral Sadaria, MD, Resident in Surgery
Overrated - Maria Albuja-Cruz, MD, Resident in Surgery

August 20, 2007
Acute Colonic Diverticulitis: Aggressive Surgical vs. Medical/Radiological Management
Aggressive Surgical - Angela Gilliam, MD, Resident in Surgery
Medical/Radiological - Sean Primley, MD, Resident in Surgery

August 27, 2007
"Empyema"
Michael Weyant, MD, Assistant Professor/Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Colorado Denver

Empyema: Surgical (VATS or Open) Decortication vs. Catheter Based Therapies
Surgical - Kelly Casperson, MD, Resident in Surgery
Catheter Based - Jeremy Hedges, MD, Resident in Surgery

September 10, 2007
Off-Pump Cardiac Surgery is Dead
Pro - Brett Reece, MD, Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Con - Gonzalo Carrizo, MD, Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery

September 17, 2007
"Intra and Extra-Hepatic Radiofrequency Tumor Ablation: Past and Future"
Nathan Pearlman, MD, Professor of Surgery/Division of GI, Tumor and Endocrine Surgery, University of Colorado Denver

Surgical Case Conference
"58 yo male with bloating and distention..." - P. Jeffrey Campsen, MD, Resident in Surgery
"24 yo female with RUQ pain..." - Kelly Knudson, MD, Resident in Surgery

September 24, 2007
"Current Concepts in the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections"
Walter Biffl, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery/UCDHSC, Assistant Director of Patient Quality and Safety/Denver Health Medical Center

Bowel Prep Prior to Colon/Rectal Surgery
Valuable - Alian Garay, MD, Resident in Surgery
Overrated - Ann Kulungowski, MD, Resident in Surgery

October 1, 2007
"Recent Research on Resident Fatigue Issues and the Proposed Next Steps by ACGME"
Mark Nehler, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery/Division of Vascular Surgery; Surgery Residency Program Director

Surgical Case Conference
"57 yo male with chronic abdominal pain..." - Lynn Gries, MD, Resident in Surgery
"4 yo male sp MVC..." - Jared Keith, MD, Resident in Surgery

October 15, 2007
Whipple Operation for Ductal Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas
Valuable - Michael Ford, MD, Resident in Surgery
Futile - Adam Lackey, MD, Resident in Surgery

October 22, 2007
"What's New in Breast Cancer?"
Christina Finlayson, MD, Associate Professor/Division of GI, Tumor and Endocrine Surgery, University of Colorado Denver; Director, University of Colorado Breast Center

MRI for Breast Cancer Evaluation - Useful vs. Overrated
Useful - Trevor Nydam, MD, Resident in Surgery
Overrated - Robert Stovall, MD, Resident in Surgery

October 29, 2007
"What's New in Endocrine Surgery?"
Christopher Raeburn, MD, Assistant Professor/Division of GI, Tumor and Endocrine Surgery, University of Colorado Denver

Lobectomy vs. Thyroidectomy for Suspicious Thyroid Nodules
Lobectomy - Doug Benson, MD, Resident in Surgery
Thyroidectomy - Winston Choi, MD, Resident in Surgery

November 5, 2007
Urology for the General Surgeon
Management of Ureteral Surgical Injuries - Ben Wisner, MD, Resident in Surgery

November 12, 2007
Extent of Surgery in Thyroid Cancer
Limited Resection - Joel Baumgartner, MD, Resident in Surgery
Level VI Dissection - Erik Peltz, DO, Resident in Surgery

November 19, 2007
Kasai Operation vsw. Transplant for Biliary Atresia
Kasai - Janeen Jordan, MD, Resident in Surgery
Transplant - Jonathan Roach, MD, Resident in Surgery

November 26, 2007
The Future of Aortic Valve Replacement is Percutaneous
Pro - Ashok Babu, MD, Resident in Surgery

December 3, 2007
"Bariatric Surgery Update"
Jonathan Schoen, MD, Assistant Professor/Division of GI, Tumor and Endocrine Surgery, University of Colorado Denver

"What's New with the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band"
Kevin Rothchild, MD, Fellow in Bariatric Surgery, University of Colorado Denver

Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Valuable - Elizabeth Nuss, MD, Resident in Surgery
Overrated - John Weaver, MD, Resident in Surgery

December 10, 2007
Nuss Operation vs. Ravitch Operation for Pectus Excavatum
Nuss - Greg Banever, MD, Resident in Surgery
Ravitch - Dean Potter, MD, Resident in Surgery

January 7, 2008
Enteral vs. Parenteral Nutrition
Enteral - Traci Kimball, MD, Resident in Surgery
Parenteral - Carlos Rueda, MD, Resident in Surgery

January 14, 2008
Radical Gastrectomy/Lymphadenectomy vs. Conventional Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer
Radical - David Mauchley, MD, Resident in Surgery
Conventional - Franklin Wright, MD, Resident in Surgery

January 28, 2008
"Optimizing Ventilator Support"
Joshua Goldberg, MD, Assistant Professor/Division of GI, Tumor and Endocrine Surgery, Associate Director of the University of Colorado Hospital Burn Unit, University of Colorado Denver

Antibiotic/Silver-coated Catheters (e.g. Foley, IV, etc.)
Valuable - Sarah Judkins, MD, Resident in Surgery
Overrated - Joon Lee, MD, Resident in Surgery

February 4, 2008
"Managing Gynecologic Surprises at Laparotomy"
Susan Davidson, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chief of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Colorado Denver

Thermal Sealing Devices (Ultracision, Ligasure, etc.)
Valuable - John Eun, MD, Resident in Surgery
Overrated - Charles Lord, MD, Resident in Surgery

February 25, 2008
"Optimum Glucose Control for the Surgical Patient"
Michael T. McDermott, MD, Professor of Medicine, Practice Director, Endocrinology, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Asymptomatic Hyperparathyroidism - Operate vs. Observe
Operate - James Wood, MD, Resident in Surgery
Observe - Jerrod Keith, MD, Resident in Surgery

March 3, 2008
"Colon/Rectal Cancer Update"
Dennis Ahnen, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Optimal Management of Rectal Cancer
Jeffrey Campsen, MD, Resident in Surgery
Optimal Management of Anal Cancer
Kelly Knudson, MD, Resident in Surgery

March 10, 2008
"Post Operative Delirium in the Elderly"
Thomas Robinson, MD, Assistant Professor, GI/Tumor and Endocrine Surgery; Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Hand Sewn vs. Stapled Anastomoses
Hand Sewn - Ashok Babu, MD, Resident in Surgery

March 17, 2008
"Coagulation Made Simple"
Thomas Whitehill, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Unfractionated Heparin vs. Low Molecular Weight Heparin for Prevention and Treatment of Thromboembolic Disorders
Unfractionated - Jayer Chung, MD, Resident in Surgery
Low Molecular Weight - Guillermo Escobar, MD, Resident in Surgery

March 24, 2008
"Embolization Treatment for Liver Tumors"
Charles Ray, MD, Associate Professor, Interventional Radiology, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Inferior Venacaval Filters - Valuable vs. Dangerous
Valuable - Ann Kulungowski, MD, Resident in Surgery
Dangerous - Adam Lackey, MD, Resident in Surgery

March 31, 1008
Endoscopic Treatment for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Valuable vs. Overrated
Valuable - Alian Garay, MD, Resident in Surgery
Overrated - Jeremy Hedges, MD, Resident in Surgery

April 7, 2008
Lap Band vs. Other Bariatric Operations
Lap Band - Erik Peltz, DO, Resident in Surgery
Other Operations - Janeen Jordan, MD, Resident in Surgery

April 14, 2008
"The Evolution of Liver Transplantation at the University of Colorado: Early Experience to Live Donation"
Michael Zimmerman, MD, Assistant Professor, Transplant Surgery, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Pancreatic Islet Cell Transplantation
Valuable - James Cromie, MD, Resident in Surgery
Useless - Jeff Harr, MD, Resident in Surgery

April 21, 2008
"What Surgeons Need to Know About Pulmonary Hypertension"
David Badesch, MD, Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of Pulmonary Hypertension Program, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

"Department of Surgery Residency Program Update"
Mark Nehler, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Surgery Residency Program Director, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

"Department of Surgery Resident Duty Hours"
Thomas Robinson, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Surgery Residency Program Assistant Director, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

April 28, 2008
"Perioperative Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer: Promise and Pitfalls "
Wells Messersmith, MD, Associate Professor, Director of GI Medical Oncology Program, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Cyto-Reduction Surgery and Intraoperative Chemotherapy for Carcinomatosis
Valuable - Phillip Smith, MD, Resident in Surgery
Useless - Arek Wiktor, MD, Resident in Surgery

May 5, 2008
Surgery for Achalasia is an Anachronism
Pro - Chuck Dugal, MD, Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery 

May 12, 2008
"Interventions in Acute Kidney Injury: What Works and What Doesn't?"
Isaac Teitelbaum, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director of Acute & Home Dialysis Programs, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Outcomes in Patients with Acute Kidney Injury are Improved by Early Initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT)
Yes - Paul Bowlin, MD, Resident in Surgery
No - Garrett Pohlman, MD, Resident in Surgery

May 19, 2008
Lymph Node Examination Rates in Colon/Rectal Cancer
Valuable - John James, MD, Resident in Surgery
Overrated - Ferdinand Schafer, MD, Resident in Surgery