Across the nation and beyond, look to see where UNC OB-GYN presentations were given this month.


Dr. Daniel Clarke-Pearson gave the Clifford Wheeless Lecture at Johns Hopkins on September 20, 2012.  The title of his lecture was Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Gynecologic Surgery.

Conference Presentations:

International Urogynecological Association Annual Meeting in Brisbane, Australia from September 4-8, 2012.

Oral presentations:

  • A.K. Crane, E. J. Geller, C. A. Matthews. 
    Outlet Constipation One Year after Robotic Sacrocolpopexy With and Without Concomitant Distal Posterior Repair.
  • A.K. Crane, E.J. Geller, H. Bane, R. Ju, E. Myers, C.A. Matthews.
    Evaluation of Pelvic Floor and Sexual Function in Women with Second Stage Arrest who Underwent Operative Vaginal Delivery Versus Cesarean Delivery.
  • E. M. Myers, A. K. Crane, E. J. Geller, B. L. Robinson, C. A. Matthews. 
    Evaluating the Early Impact of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Safety Communication on Use of Surgical Mesh.
  • E. J. Geller, J. M. Bowling, C. A. Matthews. 
    Impact of Robotic Operative Efficiency on Profitability.

Poster Presentations:

  • Crane AK, Geller EJ, Sullivan S, Robinson B, Horton C, Myers E, Matthews CA. 
    Short-term Mesh Exposure After Robotic Sacrocolpopexy With and Without Concomitant Hysterectomy.
  • EM Myers, EJ Geller, JM Bowling, CA Matthews.
    Robotic Sacrocolpopexy Cumulative Summation (CUSUM) Analysis.

27th  Annual Mid-Atlantic Gynecologic Oncology Society (MAGOS) Meeting, September 20-22, 2012 in Charlotte, NC

Oral Presentations:

  • Amanda L. Jackson, Joshua E. Kilgore, Haifeng Qiu, Chunxiao Zhou, Paola A. Gehrig, and Victoria L. Bae-Jump.
    Phenformin suppresses proliferation and induces apoptosis in endometrial cancer cell lines.
    Recognized as the outstanding fellow presentation.
  • Amanda L Jackson, Shannon Covey, Megan DiFurio, Anuj Suri, Linda Van Le, John T Soper.
    Incidence of occult micrometastases in superficial inguinal lymphadenectomy specimens in patients with recurrent vulvar cancer.
  • Amanda L. Jackson, Joshua E. Kilgore, Emily Ko, Renatta D. Craven, John Boggess.
    Long term recurrence rates after robot-assisted surgical treatment of early cervical cancer: a single institution's experience.
  • Joshua E. Kilgore.
    The effects of NT1014, a novel AMPK activator, on ovarian cancer cell proliferation and apoptosis
  • Joshua E. Kilgore.
    Recurrence-free and 5-year survival following robotic-assisted surgical staging for endometrial carcinoma.

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