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Pancreas Club Poster Presentations


On May 20, 2007, Faculty and Housestaff in the Department of Surgery presented 9 posters and 3 oral presentations at the Pancreas Club's 41st Annual Meeting held at Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC. This event was held as a part of Digestive Disease Week - the world's largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery.

In addition, 2 of the Pancreas Club presentations by Drs. Arafat and Brody were presented at the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) meeting one day later.

Click the Title to view the abstracts:


Robert Adamo, MD

Solitary Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to Duodenum Treated by Classic Pancreatico-duodenectomy: A Case Report

Adamo R, Greaney P Jr., Witkiewicz A, Kennedy E, Yeo CJ


Adam Berger, MD

Impact of Obesity on Perioperative Morbidity and Mortality Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy

Berger A, Rosato E, Kennedy E, Chojnacki K, Doria C, Sauter P, Rosenberg L, Yeo CJ


Jonathan Brody, PhD

A New Classification of Thymidylate Synthase Gene Copy Number Changes in Pancreatic Ducta Adenocarcinomas to Predict Response to 5 Flourouracil Based Therapy

Brody JR1, Hucl T2, Gallmeier E2, Winter JM2, Yeo, CJ1, Kern SE2, Murphy KM2

A Proposed Clinical Assay to Predict 5-Flourouracil Efficacy Against Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma by Utilizing a Pre-operative Dose OF Xeloda

Brody JR1, Hucl T2, Gallmeier E2 , Yoshimura K2, Schulick RD2, Hruban R2, Feeney K1, Kern SE2, Yeo CJ1

Expression and Role of the Tumor Suppressor pp32 in Pancreatic Tumorigenesis

JR Brody, Witkiewicz A, Cozzitorto J, Yeo CJ

Thomas Jefferson University1, Philadelphia, PA and Johns Hopkins University2, Baltimore, MD


Karen Chojnacki, MD

Pancreatic VIPomas: Subject Review and One Institutional Experience

Ghaferi AA, Chojnacki KA, Long WD, Cameron JL, Yeo CJ


Francis Rosato Jr, MD

Symptomatic Minor Papilla Adenoma in Association with Pancreas Divisum

Rosato F Jr, Profeta B, Chojnacki K, Rosato E


Ernest Rosato, MD

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Resected Pancreatic Cancer

Kemac K, Ormont M, Chojnacki K, Berger A Anne PR, Rosato E