The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care’s Division of Acute Care Surgery was once again well represented at another international scientific meeting, the annual American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Held virtually in late October, the event featured several of the division’s residents and faculty members in its programming. Below are highlights of the division’s work presented at the meeting.
Simin Roward, M.D., general surgery resident at Dell Med, delivered an oral scientific presentation entitled “Factors Associated With Liberation From the Ventilator After Tracheostomy in Severely Injured Trauma Patients.”
Joe Dubose, M.D., FACS, professor of surgery and perioperative care, was the senior author on a scientific presentation entitled “Contralateral vs. Ipsilateral Vein Graft for Traumatic Arterial Injury Repair: A Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study.” He also moderated a panel session on the multidisciplinary approach to vascular trauma and was invited to deliver several excellent presentations, including REBOA and operative principles of mass casualty management.
Jayson Aydelotte, M.D., FACS, associate professor of surgery and perioperative care, moderated a panel session discussing mass casualty management and the ins and outs of managing a trauma disaster.
Carlos V.R. Brown, M.D., FACS, chief of the Division of Acute Care Surgery, moderated a panel session on the contemporary management of acute infected necrotizing pancreatitis and delivered several invited lectures covering topics such as ischemic colitis, the anticoagulated trauma patient and management of the open abdomen in emergency general surgery.