Western Section AUA - 2018 Annual Meeting - October 28 to November 2

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Abstracts reviewed by the Western Section AUA Program Committee and accepted to present at the 94th Annual Meeting in Maui, Hawaii.



Congratulations to the following essay contest winners!

 

Miley B. Wesson Resident Essay Winners

  • 1ST PLACE: Nancy N. Wang, MD, MPH - “Teaching Urologists “How to Read Multi-Parametric Prostate MRIs Using PIRADSv2”: Results of an E-book Pilot Study.”
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  • 2ND PLACE: Jessica C. Dai, MD - “National Trends in Computed Tomography Utilization and CT-related Radiation Exposure in Stone Patients.”
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  • 3RD PLACE: Da David Jiang, MD - “Factors Influencing Delay in Undescended Testis Referral."
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Joseph F. McCarthy Physician Essay Winners

  • 1ST PLACE: Peter C. Black, MD - “Divergent Biological Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer.”
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  • 2ND PLACE: Thomas Chi, MD - “Fatty Acid Binding Protein 4 is an Essential Molecule for the Development of Kidney Stones: A New Understanding of why Obesity and Nephrolithiasis go Hand in Hand.”
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  • 3RD PLACE: Ericka M. Sohlberg, MD - “Long-Term Reoperation Rate is Equivalent for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repairs with Biologic and Synthetic Grafts in a Large Population Based Cohort.”
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History Essay Winners

  • 1ST PLACE: Matthew E. Karlovsky, MD, FACS - “Joseph-Frédéric-Benoît Charrière- The French Surgical Instrument Maker and the “French” Behind the Urinary Catheter.”
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  • 2ND PLACE: Brian R. Winters, MD - “From Humble Beginnings to a Translational Resource for Prostate Cancer Researchers: The Story of LuCaP.”
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Health Policy Essay Winners

  • 1ST PLACE: William Brubaker, MD - “Payer Type, Race/Ethnicity, and the Timing of Surgical Management of Urinary Stone Disease.”
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  • 2ND PLACE: Kai B. Dallas, MD - “Prophylactic Midurethral Slings at the time of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery to Prevent De-Novo Stress Incontinence– A Need to Reappraise?”
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  • 3RD PLACE: Michael K. Lam, MD - “Financial Conflict of Interest Among Academic Urologists.”
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