Faculty Publications

Department of Surgery faculty publish regularly in the peer reviewed literature and various high impact journals, and their timely and incisive studies are often cited by the press and their peers.

Recent publications with abstracts

"Dual-targeting Wnt and uPA receptors using peptide conjugated ultra-small nanoparticle drug carriers inhibited cancer stem-cell phenotype in chemo-resistant breast cancer." Miller-Kleinhenz J, Guo X, Qian W, Zhou H, Bozeman EN, Zhu L, Ji X, Wang YA, Styblo T, O'Regan R, Mao H, Yang L. Biomaterials. 2018 Jan;152:47-62.

"Ten-year outcomes in a randomized phase II study of kidney transplant recipients administered belatacept 4-weekly or 8-weekly." Vincenti F, Blancho G, Durrbach A, Grannas G, Grinyó J, Meier-Kriesche HU, Polinsky M, Yang L, Larsen CP. Am J Transplant. 2017 Dec;17(12):3219-3227.

"Assessment of commonly used frailty markers for high- and extreme-risk patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement." Forcillo J, Condado JF, Ko YA, Yuan M, Binongo JN, Ndubisi NM, Kelly JJ, Babaliaros V, Guyton RA, Devireddy C, Leshnower BG, Stewart JP, Perrault LP, Khairy P, Thourani VH. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec;104(6):1939-1946.

"Current results of single ventricle palliation of patients with double inlet left ventricle." Alsoufi B, McCracken C, Kanter K, Shashidharan S, Kogon B. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec;104(6):2064-2071.

"African American patients with breast cancer have worse prognosis than white patients in certain subtypes and stages." Arciero CA, Yang J, Peng L, Ward KC, O'Regan R, Sahin AA, Li X. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Dec;166(3):743-755.

"Sepsis reveals compartment-specific responses in intestinal proliferation and apoptosis in transgenic mice whose enterocytes re-enter the cell cycle." Lyons JD, Klingensmith NJ, Otani S, Mittal R, Liang Z, Ford ML, Coopersmith CM. FASEB J. 2017 Dec;31(12):5507-5519.

"Predictors and prognostic implications of perioperative chemotherapy completion in gastric cancer." Karagkounis G, Squires MH 3rd, Melis M, Poultsides GA, Worhunsky D, Jin LX, Fields RC, Spolverato G, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos KI, Levine EA, Schmidt C, Bloomston M, Cho CS, Weber S, Masi A, Berman R, Pachter HL, Staley CA, Newman E, Maithel SK, Hatzaras I. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Dec;21(12):1984-1992.