Residents’ and fellows’ research presentations

The Alumni Association funds residents’ and fellows’ travel to participate in conferences, including presentation of their research. A sample list of research presented in the past year follows. (Photos and poster attachments updated as received)

Cervical Blood Patch after Spontaneous CSF Leak
Bilal Aleem (Anesthesiology)
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Annual Meeting 2019


Ultrasound-guided microthrombectomy: An Effective Symptomatic Treatment for Uncomplicated Superficial Venous Thrombophlebitis
Agnieszka Witkowska (Radiology)
International Union of Phlebology Annual Meeting 2019


Ethical and Practical Considerations of Uterus Transplantation in Male-to-Female Transgender Patients
Miguel Dorante (Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Ethical Issues in Uterine Transplantation and Innovative Research in Reproductive Medicine, 2019


Protein Expression Profiles Among Lichen Sclerosus Urethral Strictures: Can Urethroplasty Success Be Predicted?
Alison Levy (Urology)
Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons Academic Congress 2019
American Urological Association 2019 Annual Meeting


The Biliary Cystadenoma: Evolving and Updated
Ryan Wolfe (Radiology)
Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting 2019


Periprocedural Pain and Outcome Difference of Local Anesthetic vs Mechanodesensitization during Lumbar Facet Blocks for Low Back Pain
Bilal Aleem (Anesthesiology)
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Annual Meeting 2019


MicroRNAs as biomarkers to determine risk of bladder cancer recurrence following nephroureterectomy
Kareem Alazem, MD (Urology)
American Urological Association 2019 Annual Meeting


#echofirst: Physical exam leading to emergent on-call transesophageal echocardiogram
Faisal Tamimi, MD (Internal Medicine)
American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting 2019

A multidisciplinary pulmonary embolism response team: our initial 12-month experience
Faisal Tamimi, MD (Internal Medicine)
Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Scientific Sessions, 2019

Medical Malpractice and Nephrolithiasis: U.S. appellate cases from 2001-18
Brandon Childs, MD (Urology)
American Urological Association 2019 Annual Meeting

What Is The Impact of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month on Colonoscopy Screening Rates and Public Interest in Colorectal Cancer?
Haddon Pantel, MD (Colon & Rectal Surgery)
American Society of Colorectal Surgeons 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting, 2019


Living Donor Liver Transplant: Comprehensive Radiological Evaluation Prior to Surgery
Manish Dhyani, MD (Radiology)
Society of  Abdominal Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting, 2019

Survival Outcomes for Cirrhosis in the ICU: An Observational Study at a Liver Transplant Center
Ahmed Agameya, MD (Internal Medicine)
Society of Critical Care Medicine, Annual Congress, 2019

The Case of a Dual-Secreting Pituitary Macroadenoma
Natasha Malkani (Internal Medicine)
Danica Vodopivec Kuri (Internal Medicine)
Endocrine Society National Conference 2019; PanAmerican Neuroendocrine Society Symposium

Severe Hyponatremia as the Presenting Feature of a Partially Empty Sella
Danica Vodopivec Kuri (Internal Medicine)
Natasha Malkani (Internal Medicine)
Endocrine Society National Conference 2019


Recurrent Paraganglioma with RET and SDHC Mutations
Natasha Malkani (Internal Medicine)
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists – New England Chapter 10th Annual Conference 2018




Earlier Presentations

Percutaneous Endoscopic Retrieval of Dropped Intraperitoneal Gallstones: A Minimally Invasive Alternative to Laparotomy
Sarah Ali, MD (Radiology)
Radiologic Society of North America Annual Meeting 2018

Disparate Estimates of Benefit from Post-Discharge Anticoagulation After Cystectomy in the Literature: Implications for Cost Effectiveness?
Kristian Stensland, MD (Urology)
Society of Urologic Oncology Research Conference 2018

Therapy Resistant Hypotension During Orthotopic Liver Transplant in the Setting of Multifactorial Hypovolemia Induced Systolic Anterior Motion (SAM)
Muhammad Mubashir, MD (Anesthesiology)
72nd PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology, 2018

Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Undergoing Conscious Sedation Compared to General Anesthesia
Brett Hiendlmayr, MD (Cardiology)
Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference 2018

Adequacy of Endobronchial Ultrasound for PD-L1 Expression Testing
Sandeep Somalaraju, MD (Primary and Critical Care Medicine)
World Association for Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology