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2:00 p.m. GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION
8 minute presentation, 12 minute discussion
Moderators: *Sudish C. Murthy and *Thomas K. Waddell
Late-Breaking Clinical Trial
LB3. Early Oral Feeding following McKeown Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: A Randomized Controlled Study
Yin Li, Hai-Bo Sun, Xian-Ben Liu, Rui-Xiang Zhang, Zong-Fei Wang, Yan Zheng, Shi-Lei Liu, Jian-Jun Qin, Xian-Kai Chen, Zhao
WuHenan Cancer Hospital, The Affiliated Cancer Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China
20. Achieving a 3-Star Lobectomy Ranking by using Continuing Process Improvement, Lean Methodology and Root Cause Analysis
*Robert Cerfolio1, Benjamin Wei1, Caroline Watson1, Douglas Minnich1, *Malcolm DeCamp2
1University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL; 2Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
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21. Is There a Hospital Volume Threshold for Operative Mortality for Lung Resections?
Anna Bendzsak, Nancy N. Baxter, Gail E. Baxter, Peter C. Austin, David R. Urbach
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
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22. Unplanned Readmission following Esophagectomy: Complete follow up in a One Year Cohort With Identification of Risk Factors
Karen J. Dickinson, James Taswell, *Mark S. Allen, *Shanda H. Blackmon, *Francis C. Nichols, III, *K. Robert Shen, *Dennis A. Wigle, *Stephen D. Cassivi
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
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3:20 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. COFFEE BREAK/VISIT EXHIBITS
23. Predicting Readmission after Resection for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC): A Progression Toward Prevention
Trevor A. Davis, Craig M. Hooker, Alicia Hulbert, Chen Chen, *Richard Battafarano, *Malcolm V. Brock, Daniela Molena, *Stephen C. Yang
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
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24. Pulmonary Metastasectomy with Curative Intent for Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Neel P. Chudgar, Murray F. Brennan, Rodrigo R. Munhoz, Peter R. Bucciarelli, Kay See Tan, Sandra P. D'Angelo, *Manjit S. Bains, Matthew Bott, *James Huang, *Bernard J. Park, *Valerie W. Rusch, *Prasad S. Adusumilli1 *David R. Jones
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
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25. A Propensity Matched Comparison of Robotic, Thoracoscopic and Transsternal Thymectomy for Non-Thymomatous Myasthenia Gravis.
*Richard K. Freeman, Anthony J Ascioti, Megan Dake, Raja S Mahidhara
St. Vincent's Health and Hospital System, Indianapolis, IN
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5:00 p.m. ADJOURN


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