Meeting Presentations

Brian Nguyen, MD “Effects of Marijuana Use on Outcomes in Traumatic Brain
Injury.” Southern California Chapter of The American College of Surgeons Meeting, January 2014

Brian Nguyen, MD. “Core-Needle Biopsy for the Diagnosis of Lymphoma: A Safe
and Accurate Alternative to Excisional Biopsy.” Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, January 2014.

Brian Nguyen, MD. “Core Needle Biopsy is a Safe and Accurate Initial
Diagnostic Procedure for Suspected Lymphoma.” Southwestern Surgical Congress Annual Meeting, April 2014.

Jerry Kim, MD “General Anesthesia Is Not Necessary for Hemodialysis Access Surgery.” Southern California Chapter of The American College of Surgeons, January 2015.

Jerry Kim, MD Comparison of neuropsychiatric outcomes after carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting. Southern California Chapter of The American College of Surgeons, January 2015.

Jerry Kim, MD “Ultrasound vascular mapping prior to arteriovenous fistula creation undersizes vein diameter.” Academic Surgical Congress, January 2015.

Brian Nguyen, MD “Utility of Chest Tomography Following a ‘Normal’ Chest Radiograph in Patients with Thoracic Stab Wounds.” Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, January 2015.

Brian Nguyen, MD “Factors Influencing Helmet Use Among Children Involved in
Skateboarding and Snowboarding Accidents.” Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, January 2015.

Brian Nguyen, MD “The Presence of Distracting Injuries Does Not Affect Clinical Examination of the Abdomen After Blunt Hollow Viscus Injury.” Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, January 2015.

Jerry Kim, MD “Resident attitudes and study habits are predictive of ABSITE scores.” Pacific Coast Surgical Association, February 2015.

Brian Nguyen, MD “Are Trampoline Parks Safer than the Backyard: Let’s Not
Jump to Conclusions.” Southwestern Surgical Congress Annual Meeting, April 2015

Brian Nguyen, MD “The Effect of Alcohol Intoxication on Physical Exam After
Blunt Hollow Viscus Injury.” Southwestern Surgical Congress Annual Meeting, April 2015.

Jerry Kim, MD “Program factors that influence ABSITE performance: a multi-institutional study.” Association of Program Directors in Surgery Meeting. April 2015.

Jerry Kim, MD “General Anesthesia is Not Necessary for Hemodialysis Access Surgery.” Introduction to Academic Vascular Surgery, April 2015.

Jennifer Williams, MD “Salivary microRNA Biomarker Development for Pancreatic Cancer Detection.” Canary Foundation Early Detection Symposium, May 2015

Jerry Kim, MD “The Addition of Ultrasound Arterial Examination to Preoperative Upper Extremity Vein Mapping.” The Southern California Vascular Surgical Society, May 2015.

Jennifer Williams, MD “Extended Preoperative Therapy for Patients with Locally Advanced or Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer Produces Excellent Survival.” American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. October 2015.

Jerry Kim, MD “A Comparison of Brachial Artery-Brachial Vein Arteriovenous Fistulas with AV Grafts in Patients with Poor Superficial Venous Anatomy.” Western Vascular Society, September 2015.