Presenters Meet the Media in STS Press Conferences

The Society will host three press conferences on Tuesday highlighting some of the exciting research being presented at the STS 52nd Annual Meeting. The press conferences will take place in Room 223 at 10:00 a.m.

Race Is Associated With Reduced Overall Survival Following Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer Only Among Patients From Lower Socioeconomic Backgrounds
Speaker: Loretta Erhunmwunsee, MD, City of Hope, Duarte, Calif.

Cost Analysis of a Physician Assistant Home Visit Program to Reduce Readmissions Following Cardiac Surgery
Speaker: John P. Nabagiez, MD, Staten Island University Hospital, North Shore-LIJ Health System, N.Y.

Operative Risk for Major Lung Resection Increases at Extremes of Body Mass Index: Analysis of the STS General Thoracic Surgery Database
Speaker: Trevor Williams, MD, The University of Chicago, Ill.