Publications

Book Chapters

2. Murariu D, McMahon H, Lin KYL: Approach to Upper Maxillofacial Fractures. In Evans GRD, editor: Operative Plastic Surgery, ed 2, Oxford University Press, 2019. Link
1. Murariu D: Head and neck surgery. In Desai SS, Jacobs DO, editors: Clinical Review of Surgery, ed 3, Durham, NC, 2009, Surgisphere.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

26. Mericli, A, Murariu D, Nemir S, Rhines LD, Walsh G, Aderman DM, Baumann D, Butler CE.  “Soft-tissue Reconstruction after Composite Vertebrectomy and Chest Wall Resection for Spinal Tumors.”  Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020; 145(5):1275-1286. Doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006792. 

25. Parsa FD, Stephan B, Makwana S, Castel N, Murariu D, Parsa A. “Bilateral breast reduction without opioid analgesics: A comparative study.” Aesthetic Surg J. 2017; 37(8):892-899. doi: 10.1093/asj/sjx038.

JOURNAL ARTICLES...

24. Olenczak JB, Murariu D, Ikeda K, Thiele RH, Campbell CA. “Tissue Monitoring with 3-wavelength

Light Emitting Diode Based Near Infrared Spectroscopy.” J Reconstr Microsurg. 2016; 32(9):712-718. 23. Mericli AF, Chen K, Murariu D, Jane JA Jr, Lin KY. “Calvarial regeneration with use of acelullar

dermal matrix in Aplasia Cutis Congenita.” J Craniofac Surg. 2015, 26(6):1960-2.

22. Murariu D, Holland M, Gampper TJ, Cambell CA. “Illegal breast pumping with liquid silicone phenomenon in the transgender community and reconstructive challenges.” Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015, 135(5):932e-3e.

21. Kiang L, Deptula P, Momtaz M, Murariu D, Parsa FD. “Muscle sparing blepharoplasty: a prospective left-right comparative study.” Arch of Plast Surg. 2014, 41(5):576-583.

20. Hirai CA, Murariu D, Nishida S, Oishi A, Lorenzo CSF, Bueno RS. “Single incision laparoscopic surgery at community hospitals in Honolulu, Hawaii: A Case Series of 102 procedures.” HI J Med & Pub Health. 2013, 72(12):428-32.

19. Murariu D, You JS, Cooper M, Nishida S, Masuda E. “Treatment of median arcuate ligament syndrome via traditional and robotic techniques.” HI J Med & Pub Health. 2013, 72(8):279-81.

18. Lam ECF, Murariu D, Takahashi E, Park C, Bueno RS, Lorenzo CSF. “Prescription drug cost reduction in Native Hawaiians after laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass.” HI J Med & Public Health. 2013, 72(2):40-3.

17. Tatsuno B, Murariu D, Bergmann LL, Lorenzo CSF, Bueno R. “Novel technique of preoperative localization of colon tumors for laparoscopic resection.” Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2012, 22(5):e281-3.

16. Parsa FD, Murariu D, Parsa AA, Siah MC, Armstrong J. “Is traditional lower blepharoplasty a superior technique?” Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012, 129(6):1001e-2e.

15. Ozgur O, Parsa AA, Murariu D, Daher P, Parsa FD. “Dry eye syndrome due to Botulinum Toxin-A injection: Guideline for prevention.” HI Med J & Pub Health. 2012;71(5):120-3.

14. Murariu D, Tatsuno B, Tom M, You JS, Maldini G. “Image of the Month. Pneumopericardium, pneumomediastinum and pneumoretroperitoneum secondary to sigmoid perforation.HI Med J & Pub Health. 2012;71(3):74-77.

13. Murariu D, Chun B, Jackowe DJ, Parsa A, Nakasone GK, Parsa FD. “Comparison of mean labial width in patients requesting labiaplasty to a healthy control: an anatomical study.” Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012, 129(1):214e-5e.

12. Parsa AA, Murariu D, Koehler S, Daher P, Parsa FD. “Visual impairment after blepharoplasty and after steroid injection.” Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011, 127(6):136e-7e.

11. Parsa FD, Koehler S, Parsa AA, Murariu D, Daher P. “Symmastia after breast augmentation.” Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011, 127(3);63e-5e.

6 10. Murariu D, Tatsuno B, Hirai CA, Takamori R. “Case Report and Management of Suspected Acute

Appendicitis in Pregnancy”. Hawaii Med J. 2011, 70(2):30-32.
9. Wong DR, Coselli JS, Palmero L, Bozinovski J, Carter SA,
Murariu D, LeMaire SA. “Axillary

perfusion in surgery for acute and subacute ascending aortic dissections.” Ann Thor Surg. 2010, 90(3):731-7. 8. Jackowe DJ, Murariu D, Parsa NN, Parsa FD. “Chronic fistulas after breast augmentation secondary to

Mycobacterium abscessus.” Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010, 126(1):38e-39e.
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Murariu D, Takekawa S, Furumoto N. “Splenic rupture: a case of major hemoperitoneum following

colonoscopy.” Hawaii Med J. 2010, 69(6):140-1.
6. Parsa FD, Parsa AA, Koehler S,
Murariu D. “Surgical correction of symmastia.” Plast Reconstr Surg.

2010, 125(5):1577-9.
5. Jones MM, Akay MH,
Murariu D, LeMaire SA, Coselli JS. Safe aortic arch clamping in patients with

patent internal thoracic artery grafts.” Ann Thorac Surg. 2010, 89(4):e31-2.
4. Parsa FD, Parsa AA,
Murariu D, Koehler S. “Prevention of acute hematoma after face lifts.” Aesthetic

Plast Surg 2010, 34(4):508-9. Epub 2010 Mar 24.
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Murariu D, Jackowe DJ, Parsa AA, Parsa FD. “Comparison of wedge versus straight line reduction

labiaplasty.” Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010, 125(3):1046-7.
2. Parsa FD, Parsa NN,
Murariu D. “Surgical correction of the frowning mouth.” Plast Reconstr Surg.

2010, 125(2):667-76.

1. Murariu D. “The effects of testosterone on nitric oxide synthase expression in adult laboratory rat brains.” National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools in Mathematics, Science and Technology Journal. 2000;5(2): 11- 12.

PRESENTATIONS/INVITED LECTURESHIPS

38. Murariu D. “Prepectoral breast reconstruction.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 34th Congress,

Honolulu, HI, January 19, 2020.

37. Murariu D. “Physiologic lymphedema surgery.” CONFER IRO, Iasi, Romania, November 23, 2019.

36. Mericli AF, Murariu D, Adelman DM, Garvey PB, Rhines L, Walsh G, Liu J, Baumann D, Butler C. “Soft tissue reconstruction after concomitant vertebrectomy and chest wall reconstruction for spinal tumors.” American Society of Plastic Surgery, Chicago, IL, October 1, 2018.

35. Murariu D. “ Breast Reconstruction and Lymphedema Surgical Options.” Allegheny General Hospital Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Pittsburgh, April 25, 2018.

34. Murariu D. “Breast reconstruction: Is it for you?” Glock Foundation Seminar, Pittsburgh, March 24, 2018.

33. Murariu D. “Reconstruction of combined thoracic and spine defects.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 33rd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 18, 2018.

32. Murariu D. “Plastic Surgery Perspective in Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 33rd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 18, 2018.

PRESENTATIONS/INVITED LECTURESHIPS...

31. Murariu D. “Labiaplasty: anatomical considerations and technique comparison.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 33rd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 18, 2018.

30. Murariu D. “Correction of frowning mouth deformity.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 33rd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 17, 2018.

29. Murariu D. “Plastic Surgery Perspective in Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction.” ARCPA (Romanian Society of Abdominal Wall Surgery), Bucharest, Romania, October 27, 2017.

28. Murariu D. “Evidence based in complex abdominal wall reconstruction.” European Plastic Surgery Research Council, Keynote lecture, Bucharest, Romania, August 26, 2017.

27. Murariu D. “Combined thoracic and spinal defects.” European Plastic Surgery Research Council, Bucharest, Romania, August 25, 2017.

26. Murariu D. “Use of mesh in complex abdominal wall reconstruction.” National Conference of the Romanian Association of Plastic Surgeons, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, April 27, 2017.

25. Murariu D. “Evidence based abdominal wall reconstruction.” Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, UT-MB Galveston, Galveston, TX, February 22, 2017.

24. Murariu D. “Fat preserving lower blepharoplasty.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 32nd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 29, 2016.

23. Murariu D. “ Silicone pumping in transgender patients.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 32nd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 29, 2016.

22. Murariu D. “Microsurgery: Primer and basic principles.” University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Grigore T. Popa” Iasi, Romania, February 11, 2016.

21. Olenczak JB, Murariu D, Ikeda K, Thiele RH, Campbell CA. “Tissue monitoring with 3 wavelength light emitting diode based near infrared spectroscopy.” American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Scottsdale, AZ, January 17, 2016.

20. Murariu D. “6 years of humanitarian medical missions: treating patients or ourselves?” 12th International Congress for Medical Students and Young Doctors. Iasi, Romania. April 3, 2015. (via videoconference).

19. Murariu D. “Aesthetic cheiloplasty for frowning lips.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 31st Congress, Honolulu, HI, January 26, 2014.

18. Murariu D. “Pressure sores: diagnosis and treatment options.” University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Grigore T. Popa” Iasi, Romania. September 24, 2013.

17. Murariu D. “Overview of plastic surgery residency in the US.” University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Grigore T. Popa” Iasi, Romania. September 24, 2013.

16. Murariu D. “Prevention of cerebral emboli during carotid artery stenting.” Hawaii Vascular Society, Honolulu, HI, June 21, 2012.

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15. Murariu D. “Surgical correction of the frowning mouth.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 30th Congress, Honolulu, HI. January 30, 2012.

14. Murariu D. “Dry eye syndrome due to Botox: prevention and management.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 30th Congress, Honolulu, HI. January 30, 2012.

13. Murariu D. “Complexities in diagnosing and treating rare pathologies, part II: familial aortic thromboembolus.” Hawaii Vascular Society, Honolulu, HI, Jan 24, 2012.

12. Murariu D. “Complexities in diagnosing and treating rare pathologies, part I: median arcuate ligament syndrome.” Hawaii Vascular Society, Honolulu, HI, Oct 12, 2011.

11. Murariu D, Kimball S, Woo R, Johnson S. Cine Presentation: “First reported case of minimally invasive removal of a malignant liver tumor in a pediatric patient.” 63rd Annual Southwestern Surgical Congress, Honolulu, HI. April 4, 2011.

10. Lam EFC, Takahashi E, Murariu D, Bueno R, Lorenzo CSF. Cine Presentation: “Killing two birds with one stone: Laparoscopic subtotal gastrectomy with rouex-en-y gastrojejunostomy for recurrent large antral polyps in a patient with obesity related comorbidities.” 63rd Annual Southwestern Surgical Congress, Honolulu, HI. April 4, 2011.

9. Hu M, Miyakawa L, Murariu D, Bueno R, Lorenzo CSF. Cine Presentation: “Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with spleen preservation.” 63rd Annual Southwestern Surgical Congress, Honolulu, HI. April 4, 2011.

8. Takahashi E, Lam EFC, Murariu D, Bueno R, Lorenzo CSF. Cine Presentation: “Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with concomitant Bochdalek hernia repair.” 63rd Annual Southwestern Surgical Congress, Honolulu, HI. April 4, 2011.

7. Murariu D. “General surgical residency in the US.” University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Grigore T. Popa” Iasi, Romania. March 29, 2011.

6. Murariu D. “Fat preserving versus standard lower blepharoplasty.” 3rd Annual Brazilian-American Aesthetic Meeting, Park City, UT. March 8, 2011.

5. Murariu D. “Surgical weight loss and co-morbid disease resolution in ethnically diverse populations: analysis of outcomes among Native Hawaiians undergoing Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass”. American College of Surgeons Hawai’i Chapter Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI. August 7, 2010.

4. Murariu D. “Complications of nymphectomy and their prevention.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 29th Congress, Honolulu, HI. January 6, 2010.

3. Group authorship (incl. Murariu D). “Risk perception assessment of natural hazards in the Matina Canto, Costa Rica.” Group project presented to the National Costa Rican Commission for Prevention of Risks and Emergencies (San Jose, Costa Rica). July 2004.

2. Murariu D. “Roman Conquest and Romanization of Dacia” Louisiana Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society) Conference, Lafayette, LA. April 2003

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10 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Student Section, Anaheim, CA. January 1999.

1. Murariu D. “The effects of testosterone on nitric oxide synthase expression in adult male rats.”

INVITED PROFESSORSHIPS/CONFERENCE MODERATOR

13. Murariu D. Updates in Head and Neck Surgery and Reconstruction Moderator. CONFER IRO, Iasi,

Romania, November 23, 2019.

12. Murariu D. Education and Technology Chair. European Plastic Surgery Research Council, Hamburg, Germany, August 25, 2018.

11. Murariu D. Invited professorship, Institute of Regional Oncology, Iasi, Romania. Performed first sensate DIEP (autologous based breast reconstruction for breast) in Romania together with Rene Largo, MD and Peirong Yu, MD (M.D. Anderson, Houston, TX) alongside Romanian colleagues. May 10, 2018.

10. Murariu D. Droopy Eyelids Session Moderator. Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 33rd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 18, 2018.

9. Murariu D. Cellulite Session Moderator. Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 33rd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 18, 2018.

INVITED PROFESSORSHIPS/CONFERENCE MODERATOR...

8. Murariu D. Surviving Private Practice Session Moderator. Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 33rd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 18, 2018.

7. Murariu D. Gluteoplasty Session Moderator. Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 33rd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 17, 2018.

6. Murariu D. New Ideas and Research Session Moderator. Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 33rd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 17, 2018.

5. Murariu D. Male Genital Surgery Session Moderator. Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 33rd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 17, 2018.

4. Murariu D. Craniofacial/cleft Session Chair. European Plastic Surgery Research Council, Bucharest, Romania, August 26, 2017.

3. Murariu D. Invited professorship, Institute of Regional Oncology, Iasi, Romania. Performed autologous based breast reconstruction together with Rene Largo, MD (M.D. Anderson, Houston, TX) alongside Romanian colleagues. August 24, 2017.

2. Murariu D. Invited professorship, Institute of Regional Oncology, Iasi, Romania. Performed autologous based breast reconstruction alongside Romanian colleagues. July 13, 2017.

1. Murariu D. Invited professorship, Institute of Regional Oncology, Iasi, Romania. Performed autologous based breast reconstruction together with Edward Chang, MD (M.D. Anderson, Houston, TX) alongside Romanian colleagues. April 25, 2017.

ABSTRACTS

20. Mericli AF, Murariu D, Adelman DM, Garvey PB, Rhines L, Walsh G, Liu J, Baumann D, Butler C. “Soft tissue reconstruction after concomitant vertebrectomy and chest wall reconstruction for spinal tumors.” Plast Reconstr Surg Global Open. 2018 Sep; 6(9 Suppl): 196-196. doi: 10.1097/01.GOX.0000547087.68972.7f.

19. Murariu D. “Plastic Surgery Considerations in Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction.” ARCPA (Romanian Society of Abdominal Wall Surgery), Bucharest, Romania, 2017.

18. Murariu D, Feng L, Nemir S, Garvey P, Butler C, Mericli A. “Combined thoracic and spinal defects.” European Plastic Surgery Research Council, Bucharest, Romania, 2017: 70-1.

17. You JS, Murariu D, Tatsuno B, Louisy C, Hayahsi M, Pedro P, Bueno RS, Maldini G, Balfour J. “Proposed new mechanism for perforation of small bowel diverticula.” Proceedings of the 65th Annual Southwestern Surgical Congress, 2013: 100.

16. Hirai CM, Murariu D, Oishi A, Nishida S, Lorenzo CSF, Bueno RS. “Single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy at community hospitals in Honolulu, Hawaii: A case series.” Proceedings of the SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2012: P606.

15. Skinner A, Tatsuno B, Mitsugi Y, Takahashi EA, Tom M, Davis J, Murariu D, Bueno RS, Lorenzo CSF. “Sleeve gastrectomy versus roux-en-y gastric bypass: a retrospective review of weight loss and resolution of co-morbidities.” Proceedings of the SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2012: P451.

ABSTRACTS...

14. Murariu D, Ozgur O, Parsa A, Parsa FD. “Dry eye syndrome due to Botulinum Toxin Type-A injection: A guideline for prevention.” Proceedings of the Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 30th Congress, Honolulu, HI, 2012.

13. Murariu D, Kimball S, Woo R, Johnson S. “First reported case of minimally invasive removal of a malignant liver tumor in a pediatric patient.” Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Southwestern Surgical Congress, 2011: 264.

12. Bergmann LL, Tatsuno B, Murariu D, Lorenzo CSF, Bueno RS. “Endoscopic clip placement with radiography: A useful method for pre-operative colorectal tumor localization for laparoscopic resection.” Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Southwestern Surgical Congress, 2011: 173.

11. Lam EFC, Takahashi E, Murariu D, Bueno R, Lorenzo CSF. “Killing two birds with one stone: Laparoscopic subtotal gastrectomy with Rouex-en-Y gastrojejunostomy for recurrent large antral polyps in a patient with obesity related comorbidities.” Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Southwestern Surgical Congress, 2011: 260.

10. Hu M, Miyakawa L, Murariu D, Bueno R, Lorenzo CSF. “Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with spleen preservation.” Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Southwestern Surgical Congress, 2011: 261.

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9. Takahashi E, Lam EFC, Murariu D, Bueno R, Lorenzo CSF. “Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with concomitant Bochdalek hernia repair.” Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Southwestern Surgical Congress, 2011: 262.

8. Parsa FD, Parsa NN, Murariu D. “Surgical correction of the aging mouth.” Proceedings of FACE (Facial, Aesthetic & Cosmetic Events) 2010.

7. Murariu D, Jackowe DJ, Parsa FD, Nakasone GK, Parsa A, Chu B. “Comparison of mean labial width in normal patients and those seeking labiaplasty.” Proceedings of FASEB (The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) J. 23: LB7, 2009.

6. Palmero C, Wong DR, Jones MM, Bozinovski J, Carter SA, Murariu D, LeMaire SA, Coselli
JS.
Axillary artery perfusion in surgery for acute and subacute ascending aortic dissections.Proceedings of the Houston Aortic Symposium: Frontiers in Cardiovascular Diseases Meeting, 2008.

5. Jones MM, Wong DR, Bozinovski J, Carter SA, Murariu D, LeMaire SA, Coselli JS. Axillary artery perfusion in surgery for acute and subacute ascending aortic dissections.Proceedings of the 6th Current Trends in Cardiothoracic Surgery/Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society 17th Congress Joint Session, 2008: 146.

4. Akay M, Murariu D, Jones MM, LeMaire SA, Coselli JS. Left carotid to subclavian artery bypass before descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair enables safe aortic clamping in patients with left internal thoracic artery grafts.Proceedings of the 6th Current Trends in Cardiothoracic Surgery/Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society 17th Congress Joint Session, 2008: 144.

3. Wong DR, Coselli JS, Bozinovski J, Carter SA, Murariu D, LeMaire SA. Axillary artery perfusion in surgery for acute and subacute ascending aortic dissections.Can J Cardiol 2007; 23 (Suppl C).

2. LeMaire S, Akay M, Murariu D, Coselli J. Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair in patients with left internal thoracic artery grafts.Procedings of the Summit on Acute Aortic Diseases: Lux et Veritas, 2007: 117.

1. Murariu D. “The effects of testosterone on nitric oxide synthase expression in adult male rats.” Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Abstract Book, 1999.

POSTERS

24. Solomina J, Murariu D, Feng L, Nemir S, Garvey P, Butler C, Mericli A. “Combined thoracic and

spinal defects.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 33rd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 17-18, 2018.

23. Murariu D. “Correction of frowning mouth deformity.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 33rd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 17-19, 2016.

22. Parsa FD, Stephan B, Makwana S, Castel N, Murariu D, Parsa N. “Bilateral breast reduction without opioid analgesics: A comparative study.” Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 32nd Congress, Honolulu, HI, February 27-29, 2016.

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21. You JS, Murariu D, Cooper M, Nishida S, Masuda E. “Treatment of median arcuate ligament syndrome via traditional and robotic techniques” Poster presented at University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine Biomedial Sciences Symposium, Honolulu, HI, April 4, 2014.

20. You JS, Murariu D, Tatsuno B, Louisy C, Hayashi M, Pedro P, Bueno RS, Maldini G, Balfour J. “Proposed new mechanism for perforation of small bowel diverticula.” Poster presented at: University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine Biomedical Sciences Symposium, Honolulu, HI, April 3, 2014.

19. Murariu D, Parsa N, Parsa FD. “Surgical correction of the frowning mouth.” Presented at the Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 31st Congress, Honolulu, HI, January 25-27, 2014.

18. You JS, Murariu D, Tatsuno B, Maldini G. “A Case Report: Pneumopericardium, pneumomediastinum and pneumoretroperitoneum secondary to sigmoid perforation.” Presented at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine Annual Biomedical Sciences Symposium, Honolulu, HI, April 9, 2013.

POSTERS...

17. You JS, Murariu D, Tatsuno B, Louisy C, Hayahsi M, Pedro P, Bueno RS, Maldini G, Balfour J. “Proposed new mechanism for perforation of small bowel diverticula.” Presented at the 65th Southwestern Surgical Congress, Santa Barbara, CA, March 24-26, 2013.

16. Tatsuno B, Murariu D, Bergmann LL, Lorenzo CSF, Bueno RS. “Novel technique of preoperative localization of colon tumors for laparoscopic resection.” Presented at the Annual John A. Burns School of Medicine Biomedical Symposium, Honolulu, HI, April 17, 2012.

15. Hirai CM, Murariu D, Oishi A, Nishida S, Lorenzo CSF, Bueno RS. “Single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy at community hospitals in Honolulu, Hawaii: A case series.” Presented at the SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 7-10, 2012.

14. Skinner A, Tatsuno B, Mitsugi Y, Takahashi EA, Tom M, Davis J, Murariu D, Bueno RS, Lorenzo CSF. “Sleeve gastrectomy versus roux-en-y gastric bypass: a retrospective review of weight loss and resolution of co-morbidities.” Presented at the SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 7-10, 2012.

13. Murariu D, Ozgur O, Parsa A, Parsa FD. “Dry eye syndrome due to Botulinum Toxin Type-A injection: A guideline for prevention.” Presented at the Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 30th Congress, Honolulu, HI, January 28-30, 2012.

12. Murariu D, Hirai CM, Tatsuno B, Takamori R. “Case Presentation and Management of Acute Appendicitis in Pregnancy.” Presented at the Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu, HI, November 11, 2010.

11. Murariu D, Koehler S, Parsa AA, Lye KD, Radcliffe N, Parsa FD. “Fat preserving versus classic blepharoplasty: A long term, prospective outcome study.” Presented at the Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 29th Congress, Honolulu, HI, January 4-10, 2010.

10. Murariu D, Jackowe DJ, Koehler S, Parsa AA, Parsa FD. “Comparison of wedge versus straight line labiaplasty complications.” Presented at the Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 29th Congress, Honolulu, HI, January 4-10, 2010.

9. Murariu D, Jackowe DJ, Koehler S, Parsa AA, Parsa FD. “A new technique to construct an antihelix in the correction of prominarius.” Presented at the Pan-Pacific Surgical Association 29th Congress, Honolulu, HI, January 4-10, 2010.

8. Koehler S, Parsa AA, Murariu D, Parsa FD. “Surgical correction of symmastia.” Presented at the Pan– Pacific Surgical Association 29th Congress, Honolulu, HI, January 4-10, 2010.

7. Murariu D, Jackowe DJ, Parsa FD, Nakasone FK, Parsa AA. “Comparison of mean labial width in normal patients and those seeking labiaplasty.” Presented at the American Association of Anatomists Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 18-22, 2009.

6. Jones MM, Wong DR, Bozinovski J, Carter SA, Murariu D, LeMaire SA, Coselli JS. Axillary artery perfusion in surgery for acute and subacute ascending aortic dissections. Presented at the 6th Current Trends in Cardiothoracic Surgery/Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society 17th Congress Joint Session, Houston, TX, April 30-May 3, 2008.

5. AkayM,MurariuD,JonesMM,LeMaireSA,CoselliJS. Leftcarotidtosubclavianarterybypassbefore descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair enables safe aortic clamping in patients with left internal thoracic artery grafts. Presented at the 6th Current Trends in Cardiothoracic Surgery/Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society 17th Congress Joint Session, Houston, TX, April 30-May 3, 2008.

4. Palmero C, Wong DR, Jones MM, Bozinovski J, Carter SA, Murariu D, LeMaire SA, Coselli
JS. Axillary artery perfusion in surgery for acute and subacute ascending aortic dissections. Presented at the Houston Aortic Symposium: Frontiers in Cardiovascular Diseases Meeting, Houston, TX, April 4-6, 2008.

3. Akay M, Murariu D, Jones MM, LeMaire SA, Coselli JS. Left carotid to subclavian artery bypass before thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair enables safe aortic clamping in patients with left internal thoracic artery grafts. Presented at the Houston Aortic Symposium: Frontiers in Cardiovascular Diseases Meeting, Houston, TX, April 4-6, 2008.

2. LeMaire S, Akay M, Murariu D, Coselli J. Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair in patients with left internal thoracic artery grafts. Presented at the Summit on Acute Aortic Diseases: Lux et Veritas, New Haven, CT, November 1-2, 2007.

1. Wong DR, Coselli JS, Bozinovski J, Carter SA, Murariu D, LeMaire SA. Axillary artery perfusion in surgery for acute and subacute ascending aortic dissections. Presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2007, Québec City, Québec, October 20-24, 2007.