Summer 2015  

Annual Meeting Awards

Annual Meeting AwardsFollowing is a summary of major awards announced at the 2015 Annual Meeting.

ASCRS Awards

ASCRS Best Paper Award

  • Surgical Site Infection following Colorectal Surgery: In the Eye of the Beholder? Traci L. Hedrick, MD, A. Harrigan, B. Umapathi, F. Turrentine, G. Stukenborg, R. Sawyer, C. M. Friel, Charlottesville, VA

Harry E. Bacon, MD, Foundation Award (Basic Science/Podium)

  • Does CD10 Expression Predict Lymph Node Metastasis in Colorectal Cancer? Irina Bernescu, MD, A. Reichstein, M. Luchtefeld, J. Ogilvie, Grand Rapids, MI

General Surgery Forum Best Paper Award

  • Relative Benefits and Risks of Alternative Modes of Bowel Preparation to Prevent SSI Following Elective Colorectal Resection, Sarah Koller, MD, R. Smith, S. Jayarajan, M. Philp, H. M. Ross, H. Pitt, N. Esnaola, Philadelphia, PA

The ASCRS Barton Hoexter, MD Best Video Award

  • Martius Flap for Rectovaginal Fistulas, Kevin Kniery, MD, E. K. Johnson, S. Steele, Tacoma, WA

2015 ASCRS Traveling Fellow Award

  • High Resolution Anoscopy or Expectant Management of Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia for the Prevention of Anal Cancer: Is There Really a Difference? Sharon Stein, MD, B. Crawshaw, A. Russ, H. Reynolds, E. Marderstein, C. Delaney, B. Champagne, Cleveland, OH

Regional Society Clinical Podium Awards

Michigan Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Award

  • Kono-S Anastomosis Devised for Surgical Prophylaxis of Anastomotic Recurrence in Crohn’s Disease: A Multicenter Study in Japan and the United States, Toru Kono, MD, Sapporo, Japan; A. Fichera, M. Krane, Seattle, WA; K. Maeda, Nagoya, Japan; Y. Sakai, Kyoto, Japan; H. Ohge, Hiroshima, Japan; M. Shimada, Tokushima, Japan; D. Rubin, Chicago, IL; A. Maemoto, Sapporo, Japan; F. Michelassi, New York, N

New York Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons A. W. Martin Marino, Sr., MD Award

  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery: How Honest are the Authors’ Conclusions? An Assessment of Reporting and Interpretation of the Primary Outcomes, Sunil Patel, MD, New York, NY; B. Howe, J. Van Koughnett, London, ON, Canada; S. Wexner, Weston, FL

Northwest Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Award

  • Decreased Narcotic Consumption with the Addition of IV-Acetaminophen in Colorectal Patients: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Study, Amir Aryaie, MD, C. Juergens, C. Ogg, W. Sergent, J. Ying, S. Lalezari, T. Husted, C. Ratermann, Cincinnati, OH

Piedmont Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Award

  • Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail: A Single Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial to Determine the Impact of a Preoperative Instructional Video on Resident's Ability to Perform Laparoscopic Colectomy, Benjamin Crawshaw, MD, C.P. Delaney, W.C. Mustain, A.J. Russ, S. Shanmugan, B.J. Champagne, Cleveland, OH; S.R. Steele, Tacoma, WA; E. Lee, Albany, NY

Regional Society Basic Science Poster Awards

New Jersey Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Award

  • Dysregulation of AHR in Colon Cancer: Does it Contribute to Chemosensitivity? Patrick Carney, B. Megna, M. Nukaya, G. Kennedy, Madison, WI

Chesapeake Colorectal Society Award

  • Expression of Cystathionine-β-Synthase in Normal Colonic Mucosa, Colon Adenocarcinoma, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Paul Johnson, MD, A. A. Mrazek, J.R. Zatarain, C. Chao, M. R. Hellmich, I. V. Pinchuk, G. Luthra, C. Szabo, Galveston, TX

Regional Society Clinical Poster Award

Southern California Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Award

  • Impact of the Specific Extraction-Site Location on the Risk of Incisional Hernia and Wound Infection after Laparoscopic Colorectal Resection, Cigdem Benlice, MD, L. Stocchi, M. Costedio, E. Gorgun, H. Kessler, Cleveland, OH

ASCRS Research Foundation Award

  • Research Forum Works in Progress Award. Antitumor Activity of Dietary Phytochemicals in Colorectal Cancer, Bryant Megna, BS, C. Diaz-Diaz, P. Carney, M. Nukaya, G.D. Kennedy, Madison, WI

Diseases of the Colon and Rectum Awards

  • The Robert W. Beart, Jr., MD 2014 Impact Paper of the Year Award. A Prospective, Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Study of Non-Cross-Linked Porcine Acellular Dermal Matrix Fascial Sublay for Parastomal Reinforcement in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Permanent Abdominal Wall Ostomies, James W. Fleshman, MD, D. E. Beck, N. Hyman, S. D. Wexner, J. Bauer, V. George, The Prism Study Group
  • The Victor W. Fazio, MD, MS Award for Editorial Excellence. In recognition of his outstanding work on behalf of Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, Matthew G. Mutch, MD, St. Louis, MO
 
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