2014 Faculty Publications

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December

"Impact of body mass index on perioperative outcomes and survival after resection for gastric cancer." Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Poultsides GA, Fields RC, Bloomston M, Cho CS, Votanopoulos K, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. J Surg Res. 2014 Dec 31. [Epub ahead of print]

"Risk stratification for readmission after major hepatectomy: Development of a readmission risk score." Egger ME, Squires MH 3rd, Kooby DA, Maithel SK, Cho CS, Weber SM, Winslow ER, Martin RC 2nd, McMasters KM, Scoggins CR. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Dec 20. [Epub ahead of print]

"Single ventricle palliation in low weight patients is associated with worse early and midterm outcomes." Alsoufi B, McCracken C, Ehrlich A, Mahle WT, Kogon B, Border W, Petit C, Kanter K. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"Clinicopathologic characteristics of 29 invasive carcinomas arising in 178 pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasms with ovarian-type stroma: Implications for management and prognosis." Jang KT, Park SM, Basturk O, Bagci P, Bandyopadhyay S, Stelow EB, Walters DM, Choi DW, Choi SH, Heo JS, Sarmiento JM, Reid MD, Adsay V. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Moderate-to-large increases in perioperative serum sodium concentration associated with adverse neurologic events after continuous flow left ventricular assist device implantation." Mazzeffi M, Paciullo C, Vega JD, Nguyen D, Connor M. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print]

"Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) occurring in women with breast implants: Analysis of 173 cases." Brody GS, Deapen D, Taylor CR, Pinter-Brown L, House-Lightner SR, Andersen J, Carlson G, Lechner GM, Alan E. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Dec 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Evaluation of the Stage IB designation of the American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging System in Breast Cancer." Mittendorf EA, Ballman KV, McCall LM, Yi M, Sahin AA, Bedrosian I, Hansen N, Gabram S, Hurd T, Giuliano AE, Hunt KK. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Dec 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Arrhythmia burden in elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis as determined by continuous ECG recording: Towards a better understanding of arrhythmic events following transcatheter aortic valve replacement." Urena M, Hayek S, Cheema AN, Serra V, Amat-Santos IJ, Nombela-Franco L, Ribeiro HB, Allende R, Paradis JM, Dumont E, Thourani VH, Babaliaros V, Francisco Pascual J, Cortés C, García Del Blanco B, Philippon F, Lerakis S, Rodés-Cabau J. Circulation. 2014 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print]

"Pelvic ring fractures: Has mortality improved following the implementation of damage control resuscitation?" Fitzgerald CA, Morse BC, Dente CJ. Am J Surg. 2014 Dec;208(6):1083-90; discussion 1089-90.

"Antiplatelet and statin treatment is not associated with reduced myocardial infarction after high-risk vascular procedures." DeMartino RR, Hoel AW, Beck AW, Hallett JW, Arya S, Upchurch GH, Cronenwett JL, Goodney PP. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Dec;60(6):1721.

"Predictors of tertiary hyperparathyroidism: Who will benefit from parathyroidectomy?" Dewberry LC, Tata S, Graves S, Weber CJ, Sharma J. Surgery. 2014 Dec;156(6):1631-7.

November

"Two surgical techniques for transaortic transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is there a preferred technique?" Jensen HA, Thourani VH. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Nov 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Extramammary Paget's disease in males: Survival outcomes in 495 patients." Herrel LA, Weiss AD, Goodman M, Johnson TV, Osunkoya AO, Delman KA, Master VA. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]

"Post-Operative Radiotherapy (PORT) is associated with better survival in non-small cell lung cancer with involved N2 lymph nodes: Results of an analysis of the national cancer data base." Mikell JL, Gillespie TW, Hall WA, Nickleach DC, Liu Y, Lipscomb J, Ramalingam SS, Rajpara RS, Force SD, Fernandez FG, Owonikoko TK, Pillai RN, Khuri FR, Curran WJ, Higgins KA. J Thorac Oncol. 2014 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Braking bad: Novel mechanisms of CTLA-4 inhibition of T cell responses." Krummey SM, Ford ML. Am J Transplant. 2014 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]

October

"Laparoscopic management of duodenal obstruction resulting from superior mesenteric artery syndrome." Pottorf BJ, Husain FA, Hollis HW Jr, Lin E. JAMA Surg. 2014 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print]

"Socioeconomic risk factors for long-term mortality after pulmonary resection for lung cancer: An analysis of more than 90,000 patients from the National Cancer Data Base." Khullar OV, Gillespie T, Nickleach DC, Liu Y, Higgins K, Ramalingam S, Lipscomb J, Fernandez FG. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Oct 27. pii: S1072-7515(14)01764-5. [Epub ahead of print]

"Comparing the information seeking strategies of residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in critical care settings." Kannampallil TG, Jones LK, Patel VL, Buchman TG, Franklin A. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014 Oct;21(e2):e249-56.

"Racial and ethnic disparities in pediatric renal allograft survival in the United States." Patzer RE, Mohan S, Kutner N, McClellan WM, Amaral S. Kidney Int. 2014 Oct 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Costs of periprocedural complications in patients treated with transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Results from the placement of aortic transcatheter valve trial." Arnold SV, Lei Y, Reynolds MR, Magnuson EA, Suri RM, Tuzcu EM, Petersen JL 2nd, Douglas PS, Svensson LG, Gada H, Thourani VH, Kodali SK, Mack MJ, Leon MB, Cohen DJ; on behalf of the PARTNER Investigators. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Oct 21. [Epub ahead of print]

"Surgical planning of the total cavopulmonary connection: Robustness analysis." Restrepo M, Luffel M, Sebring J, Kanter K, Del Nido P, Veneziani A, Rossignac J, Yoganathan A. Ann Biomed Eng. 2014 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"Is it time to abandon the 5-cm margin rule during resection of distal gastric adenocarcinoma? A multi-institution study of the U.S. gastric cancer collaborative." Squires I MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Pawlik TM, Weber SM, Schmidt CR, Votanopoulos KI, Fields RC, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Levine EA, Jin LX, Cho CS, Bloomston M, Winslow ER, Russell MC, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"Medication regimen complexity in kidney and liver transplant recipients." Kamila P, Smith SG, Patzer R, Wolf MS, Marina S. Transplantation. 2014 Oct 15;98(7):e73-4.

"Frailty increases the risk of 30-day mortality, morbidity, and failure to rescue after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair independent of age and comorbidities." Arya S, Kim SI, Duwayri Y, Brewster LP, Veeraswamy R, Salam A, Dodson TF. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Oct 11. [Epub ahead of print]

"The role of donor chronic alcohol abuse in the development of primary graft dysfunction in lung transplant recipients." Pelaez A, Mitchell PO, Shah NS, Force SD, Elon L, Brown LA, Guidot DM. Am J Med Sci. 2014 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print]

"Smoking cessation is the least successful outcome of risk factor modification in uninsured patients with symptomatic peripheral arterial disease." Huen KH, Chowdhury R, Shafii SM, Brewster LP, Arya S, Duwayri Y, Veeraswamy RK, Dodson TF, Rajani RR. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 Oct 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"Paravalvular Regurgitation after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement with the Edwards Sapien Valve in the PARTNER trial: Characterizing patients and impact on outcomes." Kodali S, Pibarot P, Douglas PS, Williams M, Xu K, Thourani V, Rihal CS, Zajarias A, Doshi D, Davidson M, Tuzcu EM, Stewart W, Weissman NJ, Svensson L, Greason K, Maniar H, Mack M, Anwaruddin S, Leon MB, Hahn RT. Eur Heart J. 2014 Oct 1. [Epub ahead of print]

"Rates and patterns of recurrence after curative intent resection for gastric cancer: A United States multi-institutional analysis." Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Kim Y, Squires MH, Poultsides GA, Fields RC, Schmidt C, Weber SM, Votanopoulos K, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Oct;219(4):664-75. 

"Transcatheter aortic valve replacement has improved short-term but similar midterm outcomes in isolated aortic valve replacement after prior coronary artery bypass grafting." Nguyen TC, Babaliaros VC, Razavi SA, Kilgo PD, Devireddy CM, Leshnower BG, Mavromatis K, Guyton RA, Kanitkar M, Lerakis S, Merlino J, Chen EP, Thourani VH. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Oct;98(4):1316-24.

"Clinical outcomes of hybrid coronary revascularization versus coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with diabetes mellitus." Harskamp RE, Walker PF, Alexander JH, Xian Y, Liberman HA, de Winter RJ, Vassiliades TA, Peterson ED, Puskas JD, Halkos ME. Am Heart J. 2014 Oct;168(4):471-8.

September

"Impact of aortic annulus size on valve hemodynamics and clinical outcomes after transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement: Insights from the PARTNER Trial." Rodés-Cabau J, Pibarot P, Suri RM, Kodali S, Thourani VH, Szeto WY, Svensson LG, Dumont E, Xu K, Hahn RT, Leon MB. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"Association between hospital finances, payer mix, and complications after hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy: Deficiencies in the current healthcare reimbursement system and future implications." Squires MH 3rd, Staley CA, Knechtle W, Winer JH, Russell MC, Perez S, Sweeney JF, Maithel SK, Staley CA 3rd. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Association of time to kidney transplantation with graft failure among U.S. patients with end-stage renal disease due to lupus nephritis." Plantinga LC, Patzer RE, Drenkard C, Kramer MR, Klein M, Lim SS, McClellan WM, Pastan SO. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Sep 23. [Epub ahead of print]

"Real-world outcomes of hemostatic matrices in cardiac surgery." Tackett SM, Calcaterra D, Magee G, Lattouf OM. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"Avoiding aortic clamping during coronary artery bypass grafting reduces postoperative stroke." Moss E, Puskas JD, Thourani VH, Kilgo P, Chen EP, Leshnower BG, Lattouf OM, Guyton RA, Glas KE, Halkos ME. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Long-term outcomes of inoperable patients with aortic stenosis randomized to transcatheter aortic valve replacement or standard therapy." Kapadia SR, Tuzcu EM, Makkar RR, Svensson LG, Agarwal S, Kodali S, Fontana GP, Webb JG, Mack M, Thourani VH, Babaliaros VC, Herrmann HC, Szeto W, Pichard AD, Williams MR, Anderson WN, Akin JJ, Miller DC, Smith CR, Leon MB. Circulation. 2014 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print]

"Outcome of the use of acellular-dermal matrix to assist implant-based breast reconstruction in a single centre." Barber MD, Williams L, Anderson ED, Neades GT, Raine C, Young O, Kulkarni D, Young I, Dixon JM. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Dakin's solution: Historical perspective and current practice." McCullough M, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Sep;73(3):254-256.

"Value of intraoperative neck margin analysis during whipple for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: A multicenter analysis of 1399 patients." Kooby DA, Lad NL, Squires MH 3rd, Maithel SK, Sarmiento JM, Staley CA, Volkan Adsay N, El-Rayes BF, Weber SM, Winslow ER, Cho CS, Zavala KA, Bentrem DJ, Knab M, Ahmad SA, Abbott DE, Sutton JM, Kim HJ, Yeh JJ, Aufforth R, Scoggins CR, Martin RC, Parikh AA, Robinson J, Hashim YM, Fields RC, Hawkins WG, Merchant NB. Ann Surg. 2014 Sep;260(3):494-503.

August

"Combining laparoscopic giant paraesophageal hernia repair with sleeve gastrectomy in obese patients." Patel AD, Lin E, Lytle NW, Toro JP, Srinivasan J, Singh A, Sweeney JF, Scott Davis S Jr. Surg Endosc. 2014 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Evolving practice trends of aortic root surgery in North America." Caceres M, Ma Y, Rankin JS, Saha-Chaudhuri P, Gammie JS, Suri RM, Thourani VH, Englum BR, Esmailian F, Czer LS, Puskas JD, Svensson LG. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation for degenerated mitral valve bioprosthesis under 3D echocardiographic guidance." Lerakis S, Hayek SS, Thourani V, Babaliaros V. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2014 Aug 18:1-2. [Epub ahead of print]

"Reducing readmissions following paediatric cardiothoracic surgery: A quality improvement initiative." Kogon B, Woodall K, Kanter K, Alsoufi B, Oster M. Cardiol Young. 2014 Aug 13:1-6. [Epub ahead of print]

"The oncoplastic reduction approach to breast conservation therapy: Benefits for margin control." Losken A, Pinell-White X, Hart AM, Freitas AM, Carlson GW, Styblo TM. Aesthet Surg J. 2014 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]

"Postoperative complications in bariatric surgery using age and BMI stratification: A study using ACS-NSQIP data." Sanni A, Perez S, Medbery R, Urrego HD, McCready C, Toro JP, Patel AD, Lin E, Sweeney JF, Davis SS Jr. Surg Endosc. 2014 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]

"Discoveries of hydrogen sulfide as a novel cardiovascular therapeutic." Barr LA, Calvert JW. Circ J. 2014 Aug 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Results of palliation with an initial pulmonary artery band in patients with single ventricle associated with unrestricted pulmonary blood flow." Alsoufi B, Manlhiot C, Ehrlich A, Oster M, Kogon B, Mahle WT, Maher K, McCrindle BW, Kanter K. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Preoperative quantification of perceptions of surgical frailty." Revenig LM, Canter DJ, Henderson MA, Ogan K, Kooby DA, Maithel SK, Liu Y, Kim S, Master VA. J Surg Res. 2014 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Texting while driving: Does the new law work among healthcare providers?" Mathew AE, Houry D, Dente CJ, Salomone JP. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Aug;15(5):604-8.

"Cardiovascular variability as a measure of inflammation." Buchman TG. Crit Care Med. 2014 Aug;42(8):1964.

July

"Carotid artery stenting has increased risk of external carotid artery occlusion compared with carotid endarterectomy." Brown K, Itum DS, Preiss J, Duwayri Y, Veeraswamy RK, Salam A, Dodson TF, Brewster LP. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jul 23. [Epub ahead of print]

"Practice patterns and clinical outcomes after hybrid coronary revascularization in the united states: An analysis from the society of thoracic surgeons adult cardiac database." Harskamp RE, Brennan JM, Xian Y, Halkos ME, Puskas JD, Thourani VH, Gammie JS, Taylor BS, de Winter RJ, Kim S, O'Brien S, Peterson ED, Gaca JG. Circulation. 2014 Jul 23. [Epub ahead of print]

"Utility of the proximal margin frozen section for resection of gastric adenocarcinoma: A seven-institution study of the us gastric cancer collaborative." Squires MH 3rd, Kooby DA, Pawlik TM, Weber SM, Poultsides G, Schmidt C, Votanopoulos K, Fields RC, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Jin LX, Levine E, Cho CS, Bloomston M, Winslow E, Cardona K, Staley CA 3rd, Maithel SK. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Implementing a screening tool for identifying patients at risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer: A statewide initiative." Brannon Traxler L, Martin ML, Kerber AS, Bellcross CA, Crane BE, Green V, Matthews R, Paris NM, Gabram SG. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Comprehensive analysis of mortality among patients undergoing TAVR: Results of the PARTNER trial." Svensson LG, Blackstone EH, Rajeswaran J, Brozzi N, Leon MB, Smith CR, Mack M, Miller DC, Moses JW, Tuzcu EM, Webb JG, Kapadia S, Fontana GP, Makkar RR, Brown DL, Block PC, Guyton RA, Thourani VH, Pichard AD, Bavaria JE, Herrmann HC, Williams MR, Babaliaros V, Généreux P, Akin JJ; PARTNER Trial Investigators. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jul 15;64(2):158-68.

"Antibiotic prophylaxis and resistance in surgical site infection after immediate tissue expander reconstruction of the breast." McCullough MC, Chu CK, Duggal CS, Losken A, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Jul 4. [Epub ahead of print]

"Near total parathyroidectomy is effective therapy for tertiary hyperparathyroidism." Dewberry LK, Weber C, Sharma J. Am Surg. 2014 Jul;80(7):646-51.

"Discussion: Postmastectomy radiation therapy after immediate two-stage tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction: A University of British Columbia perspective." Carlson GW. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul;134(1):11e-2e.

"Disparities in immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy: Time for a change." Jones VC, Carlson GW. Breast J. 2014 Jul;20(4):337-8.

"The ecosystem of plastic surgery: A specialty and industry perspective." Wells JH, Eaves FF 3rd, Zeini H. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul;134(1S Sientra(R) Shaped and Round Cohesive Gel Implants.):68S-71S.

"Implementing electronic health care predictive analytics: Considerations and challenges." Amarasingham R, Patzer RE, Huesch M, Nguyen NQ, Xie B. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Jul 1;33(7):1148-54.

June

"Review of robotics in foregut and bariatric surgery." Toro JP, Lin E, Patel AD. Surg Endosc. 2014 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Erratum to: Predictors of bone mineral density improvement in patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism." Sharma J, Itum DS, Moss L, Li C, Weber C. World J Surg. 2014 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print]

"Reduced red blood cell transfusion in cardiothoracic surgery after implementation of a novel clinical decision support tool." Razavi SA, Carter AB, Puskas JD, Gregg SR, Aziz IF, Buchman TG. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Jun 25. [Epub ahead of print]

"Predictors of poor outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Results from the PARTNER (Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valve) Trial." Arnold SV, Reynolds MR, Lei Y, Magnuson EA, Kirtane AJ, Kodali SK, Zajarias A, Thourani VH, Green P, Rodés-Cabau J, Beohar N, Mack MJ, Leon MB, Cohen DJ; PARTNER Investigators. Circulation. 2014 Jun 24;129(25):2682-90.

"Standing the test of time: Outcomes of a decade of prioritizing patients with HCC, results of the UNOS natural geographic experiment." Halazun KJ, Patzer RE, Rana AA, Verna EC, Griesemer AD, Parsons RF, Samstein B, Guarrera JV, Kato T, Brown RS Jr, Emond JC. Hepatology. 2014 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]

"Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma: Report of two cases and review of the literature." Hart AM, Lechowicz MJ, Peters KK, Holden J, Carlson GW. Aesthet Surg J. 2014 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print]

"Do medical students in the operating room affect patient care? An analysis of one institution's experience over the past five years." Hagopian TM, Vitiello GA, Hart AM, Perez SD, Pettitt BJ, Sweeney JF. J Surg Educ. 2014 Jun 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Scaling up short-term humanitarian surgery: A global surgery elective for senior medical students." Hugar LA, McCullough CM, Quinn ME, Kapadia SM, Pettitt BJ. J Surg Educ. 2014 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Public awareness of head and neck cancers: A cross-sectional survey." Luryi AL, Yarbrough WG, Niccolai LM, Roser S, Reed SG, Nathan CA, Moore MG, Day T, Judson BL. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print]

"Clinical challenges of bariatric surgery for patients with psychiatric disorders. Commentary on: Lithium toxicity following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass." Davis SS Jr. Bariatr Surg Pract Patient Care. 2014 Jun 1;9(2):84-85.

"Heterotaxy syndrome and malrotation: Does isomerism influence risk and decision to treat." Hill SJ, Heiss KF, Mittal R, Clabby ML, Durham MM, Ricketts R, Wulkan ML. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jun;49(6):934-7.

May

"Associations of ECG interval prolongations with mortality among ESRD patients evaluated for renal transplantation." Flueckiger P, Pastan S, Goyal A, McClellan WW, Patzer RE. Ann Transplant. 2014 May 30;19:257-68.

"Transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with prior coronary artery bypass graft operation: A PARTNER trial subgroup analysis." Greason KL, Mathew V, Suri RM, Holmes DR, Rihal CS, McAndrew T, Xu K, Mack M, Webb JG, Pichard A, Williams M, Leon MB, Svensson L, Thourani V, Smith CR. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"Dialysis facility and network factors associated with low kidney transplantation rates among United States Dialysis facilities." Patzer RE, Plantinga L, Krisher J, Pastan SO. Am J Transplant. 2014 May 29. [Epub ahead of print]

"Kidney transplant access in the Southeast: View from the bottom." Patzer RE, Pastan SO. Am J Transplant. 2014 May 29. [Epub ahead of print]

"Total alloplastic temporomandibular joint reconstruction using Biomet stock prostheses: The University of Florida experience." Sanovich R, Mehta U, Abramowicz S, Widmer C, Dolwick MF. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014 May 23. [Epub ahead of print]

"Surgical management of advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors: An international multi-institutional analysis of 158 patients." Bischof DA, Kim Y, Blazer DG 3rd, Behman R, Karanicolas PJ, Law CH, Quereshy FA, Maithel SK, Gamblin TC, Bauer TW, Pawlik TM. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 May 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"An unusual cause of a non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction." Levit RD, Polomsky M, Vega JD, Martin DR, Kumar G. Heart. 2014 May 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Improving outcomes in breast cancer: Where should we target our efforts?" Gillespie TW, Lipscomb J. Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2014 May 21:1-3. [Epub ahead of print]

"Early identification of patients at increased risk for hepatic insufficiency, complications and mortality after major hepatectomy." Etra JW, Squires MH 3rd, Fisher SB, Rutz DR, Martin BM, Kooby DA, Cardona K, Sarmiento JM, Staley CA 3rd, Maithel SK, Russell MC. HPB (Oxford). 2014 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hypophosphataemia after major hepatectomy and the risk of post-operative hepatic insufficiency and mortality: An analysis of 719 patients." Squires MH 3rd, Dann GC, Lad NL, Fisher SB, Martin BM, Kooby DA, Sarmiento JM, Russell MC, Cardona K, Staley CA 3rd, Maithel SK. HPB (Oxford). 2014 May 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"A comparison of abdominal surgical outcomes between African-American and Caucasian Crohn's patients." Griglione N, Yarandi S, Srinivasan J, Ahearn T, Dhere T. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2014 May 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"Association of radiographic morphology with early gastroesophageal reflux disease and satiety control after sleeve gastrectomy." Toro JP, Lin E, Patel AD, Davis SS Jr, Sanni A, Urrego HD, Sweeney JF, Srinivasan JK, Small W, Mittal P, Sekhar A, Moreno CC. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 May 9. [Epub ahead of print]

"Individualized risk of surgical site infection: An application of the breast reconstruction risk assessment (BRA) score." Kim JY, Khavanin N, Jordan SW, Ver Halen JP, Mlodinow AS, Bethke KP, Khan SA, Hansen NM, Losken A, Fine NA. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 May 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"A proliferative burst during preadolescence establishes the final cardiomyocyte number." Naqvi N, Li M, Calvert JW, Tejada T, Lambert JP, Wu J, Kesteven SH, Holman SR, Matsuda T, Lovelock JD, Howard WW, Iismaa SE, Chan AY, Crawford BH, Wagner MB, Martin DI, Lefer DJ, Graham RM, Husain A. Cell. 2014 May 8;157(4):795-807.

"Prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder among patients seeking breast reconstruction." Metcalfe DB, Duggal CS, Gabriel A, Nahabedian MY, Carlson GW, Losken A. Aesthet Surg J. 2014 May 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Islet cell xenotransplantation: A serious look toward the clinic." Samy KP, Martin BM, Turgeon NA, Kirk AD. Xenotransplantation. 2014 May 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Kidney transplantation and the intensity of poverty in the contiguous United States." Mohan S, Mutell R, Patzer RE, Holt J, Cohen D, McClellan W. Transplantation. 2014 May 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"A letter to a donor: A medical student's perspective after organ procurement." Klein J, Kogon BE. Transplantation. 2014 May 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"Total arch replacement using moderate hypothermic circulatory arrest and unilateral selective antegrade cerebral perfusion." Leshnower BG, Kilgo PD, Chen EP. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 May;147(5):1488-92.

"Video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy cost variability: implications for a bundled payment era." Medbery RL, Perez SD, Force SD, Gillespie TW, Pickens A, Miller DL, Fernandez FG. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May;97(5):1686-92; discussion 1692-3.

"Small-volume 7.5% NaCl adenosine, lidocaine, and Mg2+ has multiple benefits during hypotensive and blood resuscitation in the pig following severe blood loss: Rat to pig translation." Granfeldt A, Letson HL, Hyldebrandt JA, Wang ER, Salcedo PA, Nielsen TK, Tønnesen E, Vinten-Johansen J, Dobson GP. Crit Care Med. 2014 May;42(5):e329-44.

April

"Locoregional therapies for metastatic colorectal carcinoma to the liver-An evidence-based review." Xing M, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Kokabi N, Camacho JC, Kim HS. J Surg Oncol. 2014 Apr 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Sex-related differences in outcomes following transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis: Insights from the PARTNER trial." Williams M, Kodali SK, Hahn RT, Humphries KH, Nkomo V, Cohen DJ, Douglas PS, Mack M, McAndrew TC, Svensson L, Thourani VH, Tuzcu EM, Weissman NJ, Kirtane AJ, Leon MB. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Apr 22;63(15):1522-8.

"Should we be doing implant-based breast reconstruction in the setting of radiotherapy?" Carlson GW. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Predictors of bone mineral density improvement in patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism." Sharma J, Itum DS, Moss L, Chun-Li C, Weber C. World J Surg. 2014 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Standardizing clinical end points in aortic arch surgery: A consensus statement from the international aortic arch surgery study group." Yan TD, Tian DH, Lemaire SA, Hughes GC, Chen EP, Misfeld M, Griepp RB, Kazui T, Bannon PG, Coselli JS, Elefteriades JA, Kouchoukos NT, Underwood MJ, Mathew JP, Mohr FW, Oo A, Sundt TM, Bavaria JE, Di Bartolomeo R, Di Eusanio M, Trimarchi S; International Aortic Arch Surgery Study Group. Circulation. 2014 Apr 15;129(15):1610-6.

"The relative performance characteristics of the logistic European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation score and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons score in the Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves trial." Beohar N, Whisenant B, Kirtane AJ, Leon MB, Tuzcu EM, Makkar R, Svensson LG, Miller DC, Smith CR, Pichard AD, Herrmann HC, Thourani VH, Szeto WY, Lim S, Fischbein M, Fearon WF, O'Neill W, Xu K, Dewey T, Mack M. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print]

"First nationwide survey of US integrated six-year cardiothoracic surgical residency program directors." Lebastchi AH, Tackett JJ, Argenziano M, Calhoon JH, Gasparri MG, Halkos ME, Hicks GL Jr, Iannettoni MD, Ikonomidis JS, McCarthy PM, Starnes SL, Tong BC, Yuh DD. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Incidence of postoperative stroke using the heartstring device in 1,380 coronary artery bypass graft patients with mild to severe atherosclerosis of the ascending aorta." Thourani VH, Razavi SA, Nguyen TC, Kilgo PD, Puskas JD, Guyton RA, Lattouf OM, Leshnower BG, Chen EP, Sarin EL, Halkos ME. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr 11. [Epub ahead of print]

"Nitrite therapy improves left ventricular function during heart failure via restoration of nitric oxide-mediated cytoprotective signaling." Bhushan S, Kondo K, Polhemus DJ, Otsuka H, Nicholson CK, Tao YX, Huang H, Georgiopoulou VV, Murohara T, Calvert JW, Butler J, Lefer DJ. Circ Res. 2014 Apr 11;114(8):1281-91.

"The psychosexual impact of partial and total breast reconstruction: A prospective 1-year longitudinal study." Hart AM, Pinell-White X, Egro FM, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Apr 10. [Epub ahead of print]

"Percutaneous fiducial localization for thoracoscopic wedge resection of small pulmonary nodules." Sancheti MS, Lee R, Ahmed SU, Pickens A, Fernandez FG, Small WC, Nour SG, Force SD. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Cardiac magnetic resonance for paravalvular leaks in post-transcatheter aortic valve replacement." Lerakis S, Hayek S, Arepalli CD, Thourani V, Babaliaros V. Circulation. 2014 Apr 8;129(14):e430-1. No abstract available.

"Global transcriptome analysis of formalin-fixed prostate cancer specimens identifies biomarkers of disease recurrence." Long Q, Xu J, Osunkoya AO, Sannigrahi S, Johnson BA, Zhou W, Gillespie T, Park JY, Nam RK, Sugar L, Stanimirovic A, Seth AK, Petros JA, Moreno CS. Cancer Res. 2014 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"The impact of clopidogrel therapy on postoperative bleeding after robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass surgery." Daniel WT, Liberman HA, Kilgo P, Puskas JD, Vassiliades TA, Devireddy C, Jaber W, Guyton RA, Halkos ME. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Nox2 targets SERCA in response to a high fat high sugar diet." Calvert JW. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2014 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"International participation in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons national database." Shapira OM, Badhwar V, Shahian D, Jacobs JP, Izhar U, Bao Y, Korach A, Lattouf OM, Grover FL, Puskas JD. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr;97(4):1127-30.

"The influence of radiation therapy dose escalation on overall survival in unresectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma." Hall WA, Colbert LE, Nickleach D, Switchenko J, Liu Y, Gillespie T, Lipscomb J, Hardy C, Kooby DA, Prabhu RS, Kauh J, Landry JC. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2014 Apr;5(2):77-85.

"Clinical outcomes after hybrid coronary revascularization versus coronary artery bypass surgery: A meta-analysis of 1,190 patients." Harskamp RE, Bagai A, Halkos ME, Rao SV, Bachinsky WB, Patel MR, de Winter RJ, Peterson ED, Alexander JH, Lopes RD. Am Heart J. 2014 Apr;167(4):585-92.

March

"Renal transplantation using belatacept without maintenance steroids or calcineurin inhibitors." Kirk AD, Guasch A, Xu H, Cheeseman J, Mead SI, Ghali A, Mehta AK, Wu D, Gebel H, Bray R, Horan J, Kean LS, Larsen CP, Pearson TC. Am J Transplant. 2014 Mar 31. [Epub ahead of print]

"Ventral hernia repair after bowel surgery: Does gastrointestinal contamination matter in the era of biologic mesh?" Pinell-White XA, Gruszynski M, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Predictors of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy and the impact on breast reconstruction." Pinell-White XA, Kolegraff K, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Clinicopathologic features and outcome of young adults With Stage IV colorectal cancer." Hawk NN, Long TE, Imam MH, Mathew BM, Kim S, Chen Z, Goodman M, Sullivan P, Brutcher E, Kauh J, Maithel SK, Adsay VN, Farris AB, Staley C, El-Rayes BF. Am J Clin Oncol. 2014 Mar 21. [Epub ahead of print]

"Meta-analysis of minimally invasive coronary artery bypass versus drug-eluting stents for isolated left anterior descending coronary artery disease." Harskamp RE, Williams JB, Halkos ME, Lopes RD, Tijssen JG, Ferguson TB Jr, de Winter RJ. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print]

"Encapsulated piscine (tilapia) islets for diabetes therapy: studies in diabetic NOD and NOD-SCID mice." Safley SA, Cui H, Cauffiel SM, Xu BY, Wright JR Jr, Weber CJ. Xenotransplantation. 2014 Mar 17. [Epub ahead of print]

"The impact of hybrid coronary revascularization on hospital costs and reimbursements." Halkos ME, Ford L, Peterson D, Bluestein SM, Liberman HA, Kilgo P, Puskas JD, Guyton RA, Chowdhury R. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"Stratification of outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement according to surgical inoperability for technical versus clinical reasons." Makkar RR, Jilaihawi H, Mack M, Chakravarty T, Cohen DJ, Cheng W, Fontana GP, Bavaria JE, Thourani VH, Herrmann HC, Pichard A, Kapadia S, Babaliaros V, Whisenant BK, Kodali SK, Williams M, Trento A, Smith CR, Teirstein PS, Cohen MG, Xu K, Tuzcu EM, Webb JG, Leon MB. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Mar 11;63(9):901-11.

"Inflammatory response after neonatal cardiac surgery and its relationship to clinical outcomes." Mahle WT, Matthews E, Kanter KR, Kogon BE, Hamrick SE, Strickland MJ. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar;97(3):950-6.

"Central venous catheter insertion in septic patients admitted from the emergency department: it is all in the timing." Mittal R, Coopersmith CM. Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar;42(3):735-6.

"Recollective homeostasis and the immune consequences of peritransplant depletional induction therapy." Rosenblum JM, Kirk AD. Immunol Rev. 2014 Mar;258(1):167-82.

February

"The intersection of foregut and bariatric surgeries: Treating the whole, not the parts." Patel AD, Lin E. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2014 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Clinical research priorities in adult congenital heart disease." Cotts T, Khairy P, Opotowsky AR, John AS, Valente AM, Zaidi AN, Cook SC, Aboulhosn J, Ting JG, Gurvitz M, Landzberg MJ, Verstappen A, Kay J, Earing M, Franklin W, Kogon B, Broberg CS; Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology (AARCC). Int J Cardiol. 2014 Feb 15;171(3):351-60.

"Myocardial bridging: Contemporary understanding of pathophysiology with implications for diagnostic and therapeutic strategies." Corban MT, Hung OY, Eshtehardi P, Rasoul-Arzrumly E, McDaniel M, Mekonnen G, Timmins LH, Lutz J, Guyton RA, Samady H. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Feb 14. [Epub ahead of print]

"Stent-graft therapy for false lumen aneurysmal degeneration in established type b aortic dissection (FADED) results in differential volumetric remodeling of the thoracic versus abdominal aortic segments." Ruddy JM, Reisenman P, Priestley J, Brewster LP, Duwayri Y, Veeraswamy RK. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 Feb 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hydrogen sulfide cytoprotective signaling is endothelial nitric oxide synthase-nitric oxide dependent." King AL, Polhemus DJ, Bhushan S, Otsuka H, Kondo K, Nicholson CK, Bradley JM, Islam KN, Calvert JW, Tao YX, Dugas TR, Kelley EE, Elrod JW, Huang PL, Wang R, Lefer DJ. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print]

"Candida-elicited murine Th17 cells express high CTLA-4 compared with Th1 Cells and are resistant to costimulation blockade." Krummey SM, Floyd TL, Liu D, Wagener ME, Song M, Ford ML. J Immunol. 2014 Feb 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"2B4 (CD244) induced by selective CD28 blockade functionally regulates allograft-specific CD8+ T cell responses." Liu D, Krummey SM, Badell IR, Wagener M, Schneeweis LA, Stetsko DK, Suchard SJ, Nadler SG, Ford ML. J Exp Med. 2014 Feb 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"The multi-disciplinary approach to adolescent bariatric surgery." Wulkan ML, Walsh SM. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2014 Feb;23(1):2-4.

"Will acute care surgery and surgicalists help to avert an emergency care crisis?" Slappy JA, Sweeney J, O'Shea J, Maa J. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2014 Feb;99(2):34-8.

"Renal cell carcinoma in patients with end-stage renal disease has favorable overall prognosis." Shrewsberry AB, Osunkoya AO, Jiang K, Westby R, Canter D, Pattaras J, Turgeon N, Master VA, Ogan K. Clin Transplant. 2014 Feb;28(2):211-6.

"The allo- and viral-specific immunosuppressive effect of belatacept, but not tacrolimus, attenuates with progressive T cell maturation." Xu H, Perez SD, Cheeseman J, Mehta AK, Kirk AD. Am J Transplant. 2014 Feb;14(2):319-32.

"Retrospective review of injury severity, interventions and outcomes among helicopter and nonhelicopter transport patients at a Level 1 urban trauma centre." Hannay RS, Wyrzykowski AD, Ball CG, Laupland K, Feliciano DV. Can J Surg. 2014 Feb;57(1):49-54.

"Mandibular fractures treated with small plates and screws reduce treatment cost." Bouloux GF, Demo M, Moe J, Easley KA. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014 Feb;72(2):362-9.

"The effect of radiation on acellular dermal matrix and capsule formation in breast reconstruction: Clinical outcomes and histologic analysis." Moyer HR, Pinell-White X, Losken A. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Feb;133(2):214-21.

"Proceedings from the 2013 American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons research summit." Peacock ZS, Aghaloo T, Bouloux GF, Cillo JE Jr, Hale RG, Le AD, Lee JS, Kademani D. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014 Feb;72(2):241-53.

January

"Whipple made simple for surgical pathologists: Orientation, dissection, and sampling of pancreaticoduodenectomy specimens for a more practical and accurate evaluation of pancreatic, distal common bile duct, and ampullary tumors." Adsay NV, Basturk O, Saka B, Bagci P, Ozdemir D, Balci S, Sarmiento JM, Kooby DA, Staley C, Maithel SK, Everett R, Cheng JD, Thirabanjasak D, Weaver DW. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print]

"Biomarkers for kidney transplant rejection." Lo DJ, Kaplan B, Kirk AD. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2014 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print]

"The value of continuous wound infusion systems for postoperative pain control following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: An analysis of outcomes and cost." Medbery RL, Chiruvella A, Srinivasan J, Sweeney JF, Lin E, Davis SS. Obes Surg. 2014 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print]

"Reduced anticoagulation after mechanical aortic valve replacement: Interim results from the Prospective Randomized On-X Valve Anticoagulation Clinical Trial randomized Food and Drug Administration investigational device exemption trial." Puskas J, Gerdisch M, Nichols D, Quinn R, Anderson C, Rhenman B, Fermin L, McGrath M, Kong B, Hughes C, Sethi G, Wait M, Martin T, Graeve A; on behalf of all PROACT Investigators. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"A prospective study examining the association between preoperative frailty and postoperative complications in patients undergoing minimally invasive surgery." Revenig LM, Canter DJ, Master VA, Maithel SK, Kooby DA, Pattaras JG, Tai C, Ogan K. J Endourol. 2014 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"The timing of complications impacts risk of readmission after hepatopancreatobiliary surgery." Lucas DJ, Sweeney JF, Pawlik TM. Surgery. 2014 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"The relationship between in-house attending coverage and nighttime extubation following congenital heart surgery." Iannucci GJ, Oster ME, Chanani NK, Gillespie SE, McCracken CE, Kanter KR, Mahle WT. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"Chemoradiation therapy sequencing for resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma in the National Cancer Data Base." Colbert LE, Hall WA, Nickleach D, Switchenko J, Kooby DA, Liu Y, Gillespie T, Lipscomb J, Kauh J, Landry JC. Cancer. 2014 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"Mitral-valve repair versus replacement for severe ischemic mitral regurgitation." Acker MA, Parides MK, Perrault LP, Moskowitz AJ, Gelijns AC, Voisine P, Smith PK, Hung JW, Blackstone EH, Puskas JD, Argenziano M, Gammie JS, Mack M, Ascheim DD, Bagiella E, Moquete EG, Ferguson TB, Horvath KA, Geller NL, Miller MA, Woo YJ, D'Alessandro DA, Ailawadi G, Dagenais F, Gardner TJ, O'Gara PT, Michler RE, Kron IL; CTSN. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jan 2;370(1):23-32.

"An outcome analysis of intraoperative angiography for postmastectomy breast reconstruction." Duggal CS, Madni T, Losken A. Aesthet Surg J. 2014 Jan 1;34(1):61-5.

"Local recurrence patterns in breast cancer patients treated with oncoplastic reduction mammaplasty and radiotherapy." Eaton BR, Losken A, Okwan-Duodu D, Schuster DM, Switchenko JM, Mister D, Godette K, Torres MA. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jan;21(1):93-9.

"Aortic valve repair and replacement in children." Alsoufi B, d'Udekem Y. Future Cardiol. 2014 Jan;10(1):105-15.

"Current era minimally invasive aortic valve replacement: Techniques and practice." Malaisrie SC, Barnhart GR, Farivar RS, Mehall J, Hummel B, Rodriguez E, Anderson M, Lewis C, Hargrove C, Ailawadi G, Goldman S, Khan J, Moront M, Grossi E, Roselli EE, Agnihotri A, Mack MJ, Smith JM, Thourani VH, Duhay FG, Kocis MT, Ryan WH. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan;147(1):6-14.

"Effect of preoperative renal insufficiency on postoperative outcomes after pancreatic resection: A single institution experience of 1,061 consecutive patients." Squires MH 3rd, Mehta VV, Fisher SB, Lad NL, Kooby DA, Sarmiento JM, Cardona K, Russell MC, Staley CA 3rd, Maithel SK. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Jan;218(1):92-101.

"Long-term survival for patients with metabolic syndrome after bioprosthetic or mechanical valve replacement." Polomsky M, Kilgo PD, Puskas JD, Halkos ME, Thourani VH, Kelli HM, Guyton RA, Lattouf OM. J Card Surg. 2014 Jan;29(1):26-34.

"Costimulation blockade alters germinal center responses and prevents antibody-mediated rejection." Kim EJ, Kwun J, Gibby AC, Hong JJ, Farris AB 3rd, Iwakoshi NN, Villinger F, Kirk AD, Knechtle SJ. Am J Transplant. 2014 Jan;14(1):59-69.

"Targeting co-stimulatory pathways: Transplantation and autoimmunity." Ford ML, Adams AB, Pearson TC. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2014 Jan;10(1):14-24.

"Urine proteomics in kidney transplantation." Kim SC, Page EK, Knechtle SJ. Transplant Rev (Orlando). 2014 Jan;28(1):15-20.

"Access to renal transplantation for the elderly in the face of new allocation policy: A review of contemporary perspectives on 'older' issues." Tso PL. Transplant Rev (Orlando). 2014 Jan;28(1):6-14.

"Aortic valve replacement in children: Options and outcomes." Alsoufi B. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2014 Jan;26(1):33-41.

"Early clinical and angiographic outcomes after robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass surgery." Halkos ME, Liberman HA, Devireddy C, Walker P, Finn AV, Jaber W, Guyton RA, Puskas JD. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan;147(1):179-85.

"Racial and socioeconomic disparities in pediatric and young adult liver transplant outcomes." Thammana RV, Knechtle SJ, Romero R, Heffron TG, Daniels CT, Patzer RE. Liver Transpl. 2014 Jan;20(1):100-15.

"Current era minimally invasive aortic valve replacement: Techniques and practice." Malaisrie SC, Barnhart GR, Farivar RS, Mehall J, Hummel B, Rodriguez E, Anderson M, Lewis C, Hargrove C, Ailawadi G, Goldman S, Khan J, Moront M, Grossi E, Roselli EE, Agnihotri A, Mack MJ, Smith JM, Thourani VH, Duhay FG, Kocis MT, Ryan WH. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan;147(1):6-14.

"Management of the pediatric patient with choledocholithiasis in an era of advanced minimally invasive techniques." Hill SJ, Wulkan ML, Parker PM, Jones TK, Heiss KF, Clifton MS. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2014 Jan;24(1):38-42.

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December

"Impact of body mass index on perioperative outcomes and survival after resection for gastric cancer." Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Poultsides GA, Fields RC, Bloomston M, Cho CS, Votanopoulos K, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. J Surg Res. 2014 Dec 31. [Epub ahead of print]

"Risk stratification for readmission after major hepatectomy: Development of a readmission risk score." Egger ME, Squires MH 3rd, Kooby DA, Maithel SK, Cho CS, Weber SM, Winslow ER, Martin RC 2nd, McMasters KM, Scoggins CR. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Dec 20. [Epub ahead of print]

"Single ventricle palliation in low weight patients is associated with worse early and midterm outcomes." Alsoufi B, McCracken C, Ehrlich A, Mahle WT, Kogon B, Border W, Petit C, Kanter K. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"Clinicopathologic characteristics of 29 invasive carcinomas arising in 178 pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasms with ovarian-type stroma: Implications for management and prognosis." Jang KT, Park SM, Basturk O, Bagci P, Bandyopadhyay S, Stelow EB, Walters DM, Choi DW, Choi SH, Heo JS, Sarmiento JM, Reid MD, Adsay V. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Moderate-to-large increases in perioperative serum sodium concentration associated with adverse neurologic events after continuous flow left ventricular assist device implantation." Mazzeffi M, Paciullo C, Vega JD, Nguyen D, Connor M. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print]

"Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) occurring in women with breast implants: Analysis of 173 cases." Brody GS, Deapen D, Taylor CR, Pinter-Brown L, House-Lightner SR, Andersen J, Carlson G, Lechner GM, Alan E. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Dec 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Evaluation of the Stage IB designation of the American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging System in Breast Cancer." Mittendorf EA, Ballman KV, McCall LM, Yi M, Sahin AA, Bedrosian I, Hansen N, Gabram S, Hurd T, Giuliano AE, Hunt KK. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Dec 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Arrhythmia burden in elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis as determined by continuous ECG recording: Towards a better understanding of arrhythmic events following transcatheter aortic valve replacement." Urena M, Hayek S, Cheema AN, Serra V, Amat-Santos IJ, Nombela-Franco L, Ribeiro HB, Allende R, Paradis JM, Dumont E, Thourani VH, Babaliaros V, Francisco Pascual J, Cortés C, García Del Blanco B, Philippon F, Lerakis S, Rodés-Cabau J. Circulation. 2014 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print]

"Pelvic ring fractures: Has mortality improved following the implementation of damage control resuscitation?" Fitzgerald CA, Morse BC, Dente CJ. Am J Surg. 2014 Dec;208(6):1083-90; discussion 1089-90.

"Antiplatelet and statin treatment is not associated with reduced myocardial infarction after high-risk vascular procedures." DeMartino RR, Hoel AW, Beck AW, Hallett JW, Arya S, Upchurch GH, Cronenwett JL, Goodney PP. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Dec;60(6):1721.

"Predictors of tertiary hyperparathyroidism: Who will benefit from parathyroidectomy?" Dewberry LC, Tata S, Graves S, Weber CJ, Sharma J. Surgery. 2014 Dec;156(6):1631-7.

November

"Two surgical techniques for transaortic transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is there a preferred technique?" Jensen HA, Thourani VH. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Nov 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Extramammary Paget's disease in males: Survival outcomes in 495 patients." Herrel LA, Weiss AD, Goodman M, Johnson TV, Osunkoya AO, Delman KA, Master VA. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]

"Post-Operative Radiotherapy (PORT) is associated with better survival in non-small cell lung cancer with involved N2 lymph nodes: Results of an analysis of the national cancer data base." Mikell JL, Gillespie TW, Hall WA, Nickleach DC, Liu Y, Lipscomb J, Ramalingam SS, Rajpara RS, Force SD, Fernandez FG, Owonikoko TK, Pillai RN, Khuri FR, Curran WJ, Higgins KA. J Thorac Oncol. 2014 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Braking bad: Novel mechanisms of CTLA-4 inhibition of T cell responses." Krummey SM, Ford ML. Am J Transplant. 2014 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]

October

"Laparoscopic management of duodenal obstruction resulting from superior mesenteric artery syndrome." Pottorf BJ, Husain FA, Hollis HW Jr, Lin E. JAMA Surg. 2014 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print]

"Socioeconomic risk factors for long-term mortality after pulmonary resection for lung cancer: An analysis of more than 90,000 patients from the National Cancer Data Base." Khullar OV, Gillespie T, Nickleach DC, Liu Y, Higgins K, Ramalingam S, Lipscomb J, Fernandez FG. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Oct 27. pii: S1072-7515(14)01764-5. [Epub ahead of print]

"Comparing the information seeking strategies of residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in critical care settings." Kannampallil TG, Jones LK, Patel VL, Buchman TG, Franklin A. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014 Oct;21(e2):e249-56.

"Racial and ethnic disparities in pediatric renal allograft survival in the United States." Patzer RE, Mohan S, Kutner N, McClellan WM, Amaral S. Kidney Int. 2014 Oct 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Costs of periprocedural complications in patients treated with transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Results from the placement of aortic transcatheter valve trial." Arnold SV, Lei Y, Reynolds MR, Magnuson EA, Suri RM, Tuzcu EM, Petersen JL 2nd, Douglas PS, Svensson LG, Gada H, Thourani VH, Kodali SK, Mack MJ, Leon MB, Cohen DJ; on behalf of the PARTNER Investigators. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Oct 21. [Epub ahead of print]

"Surgical planning of the total cavopulmonary connection: Robustness analysis." Restrepo M, Luffel M, Sebring J, Kanter K, Del Nido P, Veneziani A, Rossignac J, Yoganathan A. Ann Biomed Eng. 2014 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"Is it time to abandon the 5-cm margin rule during resection of distal gastric adenocarcinoma? A multi-institution study of the U.S. gastric cancer collaborative." Squires I MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Pawlik TM, Weber SM, Schmidt CR, Votanopoulos KI, Fields RC, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Levine EA, Jin LX, Cho CS, Bloomston M, Winslow ER, Russell MC, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"Medication regimen complexity in kidney and liver transplant recipients." Kamila P, Smith SG, Patzer R, Wolf MS, Marina S. Transplantation. 2014 Oct 15;98(7):e73-4.

"Frailty increases the risk of 30-day mortality, morbidity, and failure to rescue after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair independent of age and comorbidities." Arya S, Kim SI, Duwayri Y, Brewster LP, Veeraswamy R, Salam A, Dodson TF. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Oct 11. [Epub ahead of print]

"The role of donor chronic alcohol abuse in the development of primary graft dysfunction in lung transplant recipients." Pelaez A, Mitchell PO, Shah NS, Force SD, Elon L, Brown LA, Guidot DM. Am J Med Sci. 2014 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print]

"Smoking cessation is the least successful outcome of risk factor modification in uninsured patients with symptomatic peripheral arterial disease." Huen KH, Chowdhury R, Shafii SM, Brewster LP, Arya S, Duwayri Y, Veeraswamy RK, Dodson TF, Rajani RR. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 Oct 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"Paravalvular Regurgitation after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement with the Edwards Sapien Valve in the PARTNER trial: Characterizing patients and impact on outcomes." Kodali S, Pibarot P, Douglas PS, Williams M, Xu K, Thourani V, Rihal CS, Zajarias A, Doshi D, Davidson M, Tuzcu EM, Stewart W, Weissman NJ, Svensson L, Greason K, Maniar H, Mack M, Anwaruddin S, Leon MB, Hahn RT. Eur Heart J. 2014 Oct 1. [Epub ahead of print]

"Rates and patterns of recurrence after curative intent resection for gastric cancer: A United States multi-institutional analysis." Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Kim Y, Squires MH, Poultsides GA, Fields RC, Schmidt C, Weber SM, Votanopoulos K, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Oct;219(4):664-75. 

"Transcatheter aortic valve replacement has improved short-term but similar midterm outcomes in isolated aortic valve replacement after prior coronary artery bypass grafting." Nguyen TC, Babaliaros VC, Razavi SA, Kilgo PD, Devireddy CM, Leshnower BG, Mavromatis K, Guyton RA, Kanitkar M, Lerakis S, Merlino J, Chen EP, Thourani VH. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Oct;98(4):1316-24.

"Clinical outcomes of hybrid coronary revascularization versus coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with diabetes mellitus." Harskamp RE, Walker PF, Alexander JH, Xian Y, Liberman HA, de Winter RJ, Vassiliades TA, Peterson ED, Puskas JD, Halkos ME. Am Heart J. 2014 Oct;168(4):471-8.

September

"Impact of aortic annulus size on valve hemodynamics and clinical outcomes after transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement: Insights from the PARTNER Trial." Rodés-Cabau J, Pibarot P, Suri RM, Kodali S, Thourani VH, Szeto WY, Svensson LG, Dumont E, Xu K, Hahn RT, Leon MB. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"Association between hospital finances, payer mix, and complications after hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy: Deficiencies in the current healthcare reimbursement system and future implications." Squires MH 3rd, Staley CA, Knechtle W, Winer JH, Russell MC, Perez S, Sweeney JF, Maithel SK, Staley CA 3rd. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Association of time to kidney transplantation with graft failure among U.S. patients with end-stage renal disease due to lupus nephritis." Plantinga LC, Patzer RE, Drenkard C, Kramer MR, Klein M, Lim SS, McClellan WM, Pastan SO. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Sep 23. [Epub ahead of print]

"Real-world outcomes of hemostatic matrices in cardiac surgery." Tackett SM, Calcaterra D, Magee G, Lattouf OM. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"Avoiding aortic clamping during coronary artery bypass grafting reduces postoperative stroke." Moss E, Puskas JD, Thourani VH, Kilgo P, Chen EP, Leshnower BG, Lattouf OM, Guyton RA, Glas KE, Halkos ME. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Long-term outcomes of inoperable patients with aortic stenosis randomized to transcatheter aortic valve replacement or standard therapy." Kapadia SR, Tuzcu EM, Makkar RR, Svensson LG, Agarwal S, Kodali S, Fontana GP, Webb JG, Mack M, Thourani VH, Babaliaros VC, Herrmann HC, Szeto W, Pichard AD, Williams MR, Anderson WN, Akin JJ, Miller DC, Smith CR, Leon MB. Circulation. 2014 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print]

"Outcome of the use of acellular-dermal matrix to assist implant-based breast reconstruction in a single centre." Barber MD, Williams L, Anderson ED, Neades GT, Raine C, Young O, Kulkarni D, Young I, Dixon JM. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Dakin's solution: Historical perspective and current practice." McCullough M, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Sep;73(3):254-256.

"Value of intraoperative neck margin analysis during whipple for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: A multicenter analysis of 1399 patients." Kooby DA, Lad NL, Squires MH 3rd, Maithel SK, Sarmiento JM, Staley CA, Volkan Adsay N, El-Rayes BF, Weber SM, Winslow ER, Cho CS, Zavala KA, Bentrem DJ, Knab M, Ahmad SA, Abbott DE, Sutton JM, Kim HJ, Yeh JJ, Aufforth R, Scoggins CR, Martin RC, Parikh AA, Robinson J, Hashim YM, Fields RC, Hawkins WG, Merchant NB. Ann Surg. 2014 Sep;260(3):494-503.

August

"Combining laparoscopic giant paraesophageal hernia repair with sleeve gastrectomy in obese patients." Patel AD, Lin E, Lytle NW, Toro JP, Srinivasan J, Singh A, Sweeney JF, Scott Davis S Jr. Surg Endosc. 2014 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Evolving practice trends of aortic root surgery in North America." Caceres M, Ma Y, Rankin JS, Saha-Chaudhuri P, Gammie JS, Suri RM, Thourani VH, Englum BR, Esmailian F, Czer LS, Puskas JD, Svensson LG. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation for degenerated mitral valve bioprosthesis under 3D echocardiographic guidance." Lerakis S, Hayek SS, Thourani V, Babaliaros V. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2014 Aug 18:1-2. [Epub ahead of print]

"Reducing readmissions following paediatric cardiothoracic surgery: A quality improvement initiative." Kogon B, Woodall K, Kanter K, Alsoufi B, Oster M. Cardiol Young. 2014 Aug 13:1-6. [Epub ahead of print]

"The oncoplastic reduction approach to breast conservation therapy: Benefits for margin control." Losken A, Pinell-White X, Hart AM, Freitas AM, Carlson GW, Styblo TM. Aesthet Surg J. 2014 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]

"Postoperative complications in bariatric surgery using age and BMI stratification: A study using ACS-NSQIP data." Sanni A, Perez S, Medbery R, Urrego HD, McCready C, Toro JP, Patel AD, Lin E, Sweeney JF, Davis SS Jr. Surg Endosc. 2014 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]

"Discoveries of hydrogen sulfide as a novel cardiovascular therapeutic." Barr LA, Calvert JW. Circ J. 2014 Aug 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Results of palliation with an initial pulmonary artery band in patients with single ventricle associated with unrestricted pulmonary blood flow." Alsoufi B, Manlhiot C, Ehrlich A, Oster M, Kogon B, Mahle WT, Maher K, McCrindle BW, Kanter K. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Preoperative quantification of perceptions of surgical frailty." Revenig LM, Canter DJ, Henderson MA, Ogan K, Kooby DA, Maithel SK, Liu Y, Kim S, Master VA. J Surg Res. 2014 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Texting while driving: Does the new law work among healthcare providers?" Mathew AE, Houry D, Dente CJ, Salomone JP. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Aug;15(5):604-8.

"Cardiovascular variability as a measure of inflammation." Buchman TG. Crit Care Med. 2014 Aug;42(8):1964.

July

"Carotid artery stenting has increased risk of external carotid artery occlusion compared with carotid endarterectomy." Brown K, Itum DS, Preiss J, Duwayri Y, Veeraswamy RK, Salam A, Dodson TF, Brewster LP. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jul 23. [Epub ahead of print]

"Practice patterns and clinical outcomes after hybrid coronary revascularization in the united states: An analysis from the society of thoracic surgeons adult cardiac database." Harskamp RE, Brennan JM, Xian Y, Halkos ME, Puskas JD, Thourani VH, Gammie JS, Taylor BS, de Winter RJ, Kim S, O'Brien S, Peterson ED, Gaca JG. Circulation. 2014 Jul 23. [Epub ahead of print]

"Utility of the proximal margin frozen section for resection of gastric adenocarcinoma: A seven-institution study of the us gastric cancer collaborative." Squires MH 3rd, Kooby DA, Pawlik TM, Weber SM, Poultsides G, Schmidt C, Votanopoulos K, Fields RC, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Jin LX, Levine E, Cho CS, Bloomston M, Winslow E, Cardona K, Staley CA 3rd, Maithel SK. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Implementing a screening tool for identifying patients at risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer: A statewide initiative." Brannon Traxler L, Martin ML, Kerber AS, Bellcross CA, Crane BE, Green V, Matthews R, Paris NM, Gabram SG. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Comprehensive analysis of mortality among patients undergoing TAVR: Results of the PARTNER trial." Svensson LG, Blackstone EH, Rajeswaran J, Brozzi N, Leon MB, Smith CR, Mack M, Miller DC, Moses JW, Tuzcu EM, Webb JG, Kapadia S, Fontana GP, Makkar RR, Brown DL, Block PC, Guyton RA, Thourani VH, Pichard AD, Bavaria JE, Herrmann HC, Williams MR, Babaliaros V, Généreux P, Akin JJ; PARTNER Trial Investigators. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jul 15;64(2):158-68.

"Antibiotic prophylaxis and resistance in surgical site infection after immediate tissue expander reconstruction of the breast." McCullough MC, Chu CK, Duggal CS, Losken A, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Jul 4. [Epub ahead of print]

"Near total parathyroidectomy is effective therapy for tertiary hyperparathyroidism." Dewberry LK, Weber C, Sharma J. Am Surg. 2014 Jul;80(7):646-51.

"Discussion: Postmastectomy radiation therapy after immediate two-stage tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction: A University of British Columbia perspective." Carlson GW. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul;134(1):11e-2e.

"Disparities in immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy: Time for a change." Jones VC, Carlson GW. Breast J. 2014 Jul;20(4):337-8.

"The ecosystem of plastic surgery: A specialty and industry perspective." Wells JH, Eaves FF 3rd, Zeini H. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul;134(1S Sientra(R) Shaped and Round Cohesive Gel Implants.):68S-71S.

"Implementing electronic health care predictive analytics: Considerations and challenges." Amarasingham R, Patzer RE, Huesch M, Nguyen NQ, Xie B. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Jul 1;33(7):1148-54.

June

"Review of robotics in foregut and bariatric surgery." Toro JP, Lin E, Patel AD. Surg Endosc. 2014 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Erratum to: Predictors of bone mineral density improvement in patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism." Sharma J, Itum DS, Moss L, Li C, Weber C. World J Surg. 2014 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print]

"Reduced red blood cell transfusion in cardiothoracic surgery after implementation of a novel clinical decision support tool." Razavi SA, Carter AB, Puskas JD, Gregg SR, Aziz IF, Buchman TG. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Jun 25. [Epub ahead of print]

"Predictors of poor outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Results from the PARTNER (Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valve) Trial." Arnold SV, Reynolds MR, Lei Y, Magnuson EA, Kirtane AJ, Kodali SK, Zajarias A, Thourani VH, Green P, Rodés-Cabau J, Beohar N, Mack MJ, Leon MB, Cohen DJ; PARTNER Investigators. Circulation. 2014 Jun 24;129(25):2682-90.

"Standing the test of time: Outcomes of a decade of prioritizing patients with HCC, results of the UNOS natural geographic experiment." Halazun KJ, Patzer RE, Rana AA, Verna EC, Griesemer AD, Parsons RF, Samstein B, Guarrera JV, Kato T, Brown RS Jr, Emond JC. Hepatology. 2014 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]

"Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma: Report of two cases and review of the literature." Hart AM, Lechowicz MJ, Peters KK, Holden J, Carlson GW. Aesthet Surg J. 2014 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print]

"Do medical students in the operating room affect patient care? An analysis of one institution's experience over the past five years." Hagopian TM, Vitiello GA, Hart AM, Perez SD, Pettitt BJ, Sweeney JF. J Surg Educ. 2014 Jun 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Scaling up short-term humanitarian surgery: A global surgery elective for senior medical students." Hugar LA, McCullough CM, Quinn ME, Kapadia SM, Pettitt BJ. J Surg Educ. 2014 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Public awareness of head and neck cancers: A cross-sectional survey." Luryi AL, Yarbrough WG, Niccolai LM, Roser S, Reed SG, Nathan CA, Moore MG, Day T, Judson BL. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print]

"Clinical challenges of bariatric surgery for patients with psychiatric disorders. Commentary on: Lithium toxicity following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass." Davis SS Jr. Bariatr Surg Pract Patient Care. 2014 Jun 1;9(2):84-85.

"Heterotaxy syndrome and malrotation: Does isomerism influence risk and decision to treat." Hill SJ, Heiss KF, Mittal R, Clabby ML, Durham MM, Ricketts R, Wulkan ML. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jun;49(6):934-7.

May

"Associations of ECG interval prolongations with mortality among ESRD patients evaluated for renal transplantation." Flueckiger P, Pastan S, Goyal A, McClellan WW, Patzer RE. Ann Transplant. 2014 May 30;19:257-68.

"Transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with prior coronary artery bypass graft operation: A PARTNER trial subgroup analysis." Greason KL, Mathew V, Suri RM, Holmes DR, Rihal CS, McAndrew T, Xu K, Mack M, Webb JG, Pichard A, Williams M, Leon MB, Svensson L, Thourani V, Smith CR. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"Dialysis facility and network factors associated with low kidney transplantation rates among United States Dialysis facilities." Patzer RE, Plantinga L, Krisher J, Pastan SO. Am J Transplant. 2014 May 29. [Epub ahead of print]

"Kidney transplant access in the Southeast: View from the bottom." Patzer RE, Pastan SO. Am J Transplant. 2014 May 29. [Epub ahead of print]

"Total alloplastic temporomandibular joint reconstruction using Biomet stock prostheses: The University of Florida experience." Sanovich R, Mehta U, Abramowicz S, Widmer C, Dolwick MF. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014 May 23. [Epub ahead of print]

"Surgical management of advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors: An international multi-institutional analysis of 158 patients." Bischof DA, Kim Y, Blazer DG 3rd, Behman R, Karanicolas PJ, Law CH, Quereshy FA, Maithel SK, Gamblin TC, Bauer TW, Pawlik TM. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 May 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"An unusual cause of a non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction." Levit RD, Polomsky M, Vega JD, Martin DR, Kumar G. Heart. 2014 May 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Improving outcomes in breast cancer: Where should we target our efforts?" Gillespie TW, Lipscomb J. Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2014 May 21:1-3. [Epub ahead of print]

"Early identification of patients at increased risk for hepatic insufficiency, complications and mortality after major hepatectomy." Etra JW, Squires MH 3rd, Fisher SB, Rutz DR, Martin BM, Kooby DA, Cardona K, Sarmiento JM, Staley CA 3rd, Maithel SK, Russell MC. HPB (Oxford). 2014 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hypophosphataemia after major hepatectomy and the risk of post-operative hepatic insufficiency and mortality: An analysis of 719 patients." Squires MH 3rd, Dann GC, Lad NL, Fisher SB, Martin BM, Kooby DA, Sarmiento JM, Russell MC, Cardona K, Staley CA 3rd, Maithel SK. HPB (Oxford). 2014 May 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"A comparison of abdominal surgical outcomes between African-American and Caucasian Crohn's patients." Griglione N, Yarandi S, Srinivasan J, Ahearn T, Dhere T. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2014 May 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"Association of radiographic morphology with early gastroesophageal reflux disease and satiety control after sleeve gastrectomy." Toro JP, Lin E, Patel AD, Davis SS Jr, Sanni A, Urrego HD, Sweeney JF, Srinivasan JK, Small W, Mittal P, Sekhar A, Moreno CC. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 May 9. [Epub ahead of print]

"Individualized risk of surgical site infection: An application of the breast reconstruction risk assessment (BRA) score." Kim JY, Khavanin N, Jordan SW, Ver Halen JP, Mlodinow AS, Bethke KP, Khan SA, Hansen NM, Losken A, Fine NA. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 May 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"A proliferative burst during preadolescence establishes the final cardiomyocyte number." Naqvi N, Li M, Calvert JW, Tejada T, Lambert JP, Wu J, Kesteven SH, Holman SR, Matsuda T, Lovelock JD, Howard WW, Iismaa SE, Chan AY, Crawford BH, Wagner MB, Martin DI, Lefer DJ, Graham RM, Husain A. Cell. 2014 May 8;157(4):795-807.

"Prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder among patients seeking breast reconstruction." Metcalfe DB, Duggal CS, Gabriel A, Nahabedian MY, Carlson GW, Losken A. Aesthet Surg J. 2014 May 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Islet cell xenotransplantation: A serious look toward the clinic." Samy KP, Martin BM, Turgeon NA, Kirk AD. Xenotransplantation. 2014 May 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Kidney transplantation and the intensity of poverty in the contiguous United States." Mohan S, Mutell R, Patzer RE, Holt J, Cohen D, McClellan W. Transplantation. 2014 May 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"A letter to a donor: A medical student's perspective after organ procurement." Klein J, Kogon BE. Transplantation. 2014 May 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"Total arch replacement using moderate hypothermic circulatory arrest and unilateral selective antegrade cerebral perfusion." Leshnower BG, Kilgo PD, Chen EP. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 May;147(5):1488-92.

"Video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy cost variability: implications for a bundled payment era." Medbery RL, Perez SD, Force SD, Gillespie TW, Pickens A, Miller DL, Fernandez FG. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May;97(5):1686-92; discussion 1692-3.

"Small-volume 7.5% NaCl adenosine, lidocaine, and Mg2+ has multiple benefits during hypotensive and blood resuscitation in the pig following severe blood loss: Rat to pig translation." Granfeldt A, Letson HL, Hyldebrandt JA, Wang ER, Salcedo PA, Nielsen TK, Tønnesen E, Vinten-Johansen J, Dobson GP. Crit Care Med. 2014 May;42(5):e329-44.

April

"Locoregional therapies for metastatic colorectal carcinoma to the liver-An evidence-based review." Xing M, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Kokabi N, Camacho JC, Kim HS. J Surg Oncol. 2014 Apr 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Sex-related differences in outcomes following transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis: Insights from the PARTNER trial." Williams M, Kodali SK, Hahn RT, Humphries KH, Nkomo V, Cohen DJ, Douglas PS, Mack M, McAndrew TC, Svensson L, Thourani VH, Tuzcu EM, Weissman NJ, Kirtane AJ, Leon MB. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Apr 22;63(15):1522-8.

"Should we be doing implant-based breast reconstruction in the setting of radiotherapy?" Carlson GW. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Predictors of bone mineral density improvement in patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism." Sharma J, Itum DS, Moss L, Chun-Li C, Weber C. World J Surg. 2014 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Standardizing clinical end points in aortic arch surgery: A consensus statement from the international aortic arch surgery study group." Yan TD, Tian DH, Lemaire SA, Hughes GC, Chen EP, Misfeld M, Griepp RB, Kazui T, Bannon PG, Coselli JS, Elefteriades JA, Kouchoukos NT, Underwood MJ, Mathew JP, Mohr FW, Oo A, Sundt TM, Bavaria JE, Di Bartolomeo R, Di Eusanio M, Trimarchi S; International Aortic Arch Surgery Study Group. Circulation. 2014 Apr 15;129(15):1610-6.

"The relative performance characteristics of the logistic European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation score and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons score in the Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves trial." Beohar N, Whisenant B, Kirtane AJ, Leon MB, Tuzcu EM, Makkar R, Svensson LG, Miller DC, Smith CR, Pichard AD, Herrmann HC, Thourani VH, Szeto WY, Lim S, Fischbein M, Fearon WF, O'Neill W, Xu K, Dewey T, Mack M. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print]

"First nationwide survey of US integrated six-year cardiothoracic surgical residency program directors." Lebastchi AH, Tackett JJ, Argenziano M, Calhoon JH, Gasparri MG, Halkos ME, Hicks GL Jr, Iannettoni MD, Ikonomidis JS, McCarthy PM, Starnes SL, Tong BC, Yuh DD. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Incidence of postoperative stroke using the heartstring device in 1,380 coronary artery bypass graft patients with mild to severe atherosclerosis of the ascending aorta." Thourani VH, Razavi SA, Nguyen TC, Kilgo PD, Puskas JD, Guyton RA, Lattouf OM, Leshnower BG, Chen EP, Sarin EL, Halkos ME. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr 11. [Epub ahead of print]

"Nitrite therapy improves left ventricular function during heart failure via restoration of nitric oxide-mediated cytoprotective signaling." Bhushan S, Kondo K, Polhemus DJ, Otsuka H, Nicholson CK, Tao YX, Huang H, Georgiopoulou VV, Murohara T, Calvert JW, Butler J, Lefer DJ. Circ Res. 2014 Apr 11;114(8):1281-91.

"The psychosexual impact of partial and total breast reconstruction: A prospective 1-year longitudinal study." Hart AM, Pinell-White X, Egro FM, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Apr 10. [Epub ahead of print]

"Percutaneous fiducial localization for thoracoscopic wedge resection of small pulmonary nodules." Sancheti MS, Lee R, Ahmed SU, Pickens A, Fernandez FG, Small WC, Nour SG, Force SD. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Cardiac magnetic resonance for paravalvular leaks in post-transcatheter aortic valve replacement." Lerakis S, Hayek S, Arepalli CD, Thourani V, Babaliaros V. Circulation. 2014 Apr 8;129(14):e430-1. No abstract available.

"Global transcriptome analysis of formalin-fixed prostate cancer specimens identifies biomarkers of disease recurrence." Long Q, Xu J, Osunkoya AO, Sannigrahi S, Johnson BA, Zhou W, Gillespie T, Park JY, Nam RK, Sugar L, Stanimirovic A, Seth AK, Petros JA, Moreno CS. Cancer Res. 2014 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"The impact of clopidogrel therapy on postoperative bleeding after robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass surgery." Daniel WT, Liberman HA, Kilgo P, Puskas JD, Vassiliades TA, Devireddy C, Jaber W, Guyton RA, Halkos ME. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Nox2 targets SERCA in response to a high fat high sugar diet." Calvert JW. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2014 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"International participation in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons national database." Shapira OM, Badhwar V, Shahian D, Jacobs JP, Izhar U, Bao Y, Korach A, Lattouf OM, Grover FL, Puskas JD. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr;97(4):1127-30.

"The influence of radiation therapy dose escalation on overall survival in unresectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma." Hall WA, Colbert LE, Nickleach D, Switchenko J, Liu Y, Gillespie T, Lipscomb J, Hardy C, Kooby DA, Prabhu RS, Kauh J, Landry JC. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2014 Apr;5(2):77-85.

"Clinical outcomes after hybrid coronary revascularization versus coronary artery bypass surgery: A meta-analysis of 1,190 patients." Harskamp RE, Bagai A, Halkos ME, Rao SV, Bachinsky WB, Patel MR, de Winter RJ, Peterson ED, Alexander JH, Lopes RD. Am Heart J. 2014 Apr;167(4):585-92.

March

"Renal transplantation using belatacept without maintenance steroids or calcineurin inhibitors." Kirk AD, Guasch A, Xu H, Cheeseman J, Mead SI, Ghali A, Mehta AK, Wu D, Gebel H, Bray R, Horan J, Kean LS, Larsen CP, Pearson TC. Am J Transplant. 2014 Mar 31. [Epub ahead of print]

"Ventral hernia repair after bowel surgery: Does gastrointestinal contamination matter in the era of biologic mesh?" Pinell-White XA, Gruszynski M, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Predictors of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy and the impact on breast reconstruction." Pinell-White XA, Kolegraff K, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Clinicopathologic features and outcome of young adults With Stage IV colorectal cancer." Hawk NN, Long TE, Imam MH, Mathew BM, Kim S, Chen Z, Goodman M, Sullivan P, Brutcher E, Kauh J, Maithel SK, Adsay VN, Farris AB, Staley C, El-Rayes BF. Am J Clin Oncol. 2014 Mar 21. [Epub ahead of print]

"Meta-analysis of minimally invasive coronary artery bypass versus drug-eluting stents for isolated left anterior descending coronary artery disease." Harskamp RE, Williams JB, Halkos ME, Lopes RD, Tijssen JG, Ferguson TB Jr, de Winter RJ. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print]

"Encapsulated piscine (tilapia) islets for diabetes therapy: studies in diabetic NOD and NOD-SCID mice." Safley SA, Cui H, Cauffiel SM, Xu BY, Wright JR Jr, Weber CJ. Xenotransplantation. 2014 Mar 17. [Epub ahead of print]

"The impact of hybrid coronary revascularization on hospital costs and reimbursements." Halkos ME, Ford L, Peterson D, Bluestein SM, Liberman HA, Kilgo P, Puskas JD, Guyton RA, Chowdhury R. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"Stratification of outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement according to surgical inoperability for technical versus clinical reasons." Makkar RR, Jilaihawi H, Mack M, Chakravarty T, Cohen DJ, Cheng W, Fontana GP, Bavaria JE, Thourani VH, Herrmann HC, Pichard A, Kapadia S, Babaliaros V, Whisenant BK, Kodali SK, Williams M, Trento A, Smith CR, Teirstein PS, Cohen MG, Xu K, Tuzcu EM, Webb JG, Leon MB. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Mar 11;63(9):901-11.

"Inflammatory response after neonatal cardiac surgery and its relationship to clinical outcomes." Mahle WT, Matthews E, Kanter KR, Kogon BE, Hamrick SE, Strickland MJ. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar;97(3):950-6.

"Central venous catheter insertion in septic patients admitted from the emergency department: it is all in the timing." Mittal R, Coopersmith CM. Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar;42(3):735-6.

"Recollective homeostasis and the immune consequences of peritransplant depletional induction therapy." Rosenblum JM, Kirk AD. Immunol Rev. 2014 Mar;258(1):167-82.

February

"The intersection of foregut and bariatric surgeries: Treating the whole, not the parts." Patel AD, Lin E. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2014 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Clinical research priorities in adult congenital heart disease." Cotts T, Khairy P, Opotowsky AR, John AS, Valente AM, Zaidi AN, Cook SC, Aboulhosn J, Ting JG, Gurvitz M, Landzberg MJ, Verstappen A, Kay J, Earing M, Franklin W, Kogon B, Broberg CS; Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology (AARCC). Int J Cardiol. 2014 Feb 15;171(3):351-60.

"Myocardial bridging: Contemporary understanding of pathophysiology with implications for diagnostic and therapeutic strategies." Corban MT, Hung OY, Eshtehardi P, Rasoul-Arzrumly E, McDaniel M, Mekonnen G, Timmins LH, Lutz J, Guyton RA, Samady H. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Feb 14. [Epub ahead of print]

"Stent-graft therapy for false lumen aneurysmal degeneration in established type b aortic dissection (FADED) results in differential volumetric remodeling of the thoracic versus abdominal aortic segments." Ruddy JM, Reisenman P, Priestley J, Brewster LP, Duwayri Y, Veeraswamy RK. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 Feb 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hydrogen sulfide cytoprotective signaling is endothelial nitric oxide synthase-nitric oxide dependent." King AL, Polhemus DJ, Bhushan S, Otsuka H, Kondo K, Nicholson CK, Bradley JM, Islam KN, Calvert JW, Tao YX, Dugas TR, Kelley EE, Elrod JW, Huang PL, Wang R, Lefer DJ. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print]

"Candida-elicited murine Th17 cells express high CTLA-4 compared with Th1 Cells and are resistant to costimulation blockade." Krummey SM, Floyd TL, Liu D, Wagener ME, Song M, Ford ML. J Immunol. 2014 Feb 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"2B4 (CD244) induced by selective CD28 blockade functionally regulates allograft-specific CD8+ T cell responses." Liu D, Krummey SM, Badell IR, Wagener M, Schneeweis LA, Stetsko DK, Suchard SJ, Nadler SG, Ford ML. J Exp Med. 2014 Feb 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"The multi-disciplinary approach to adolescent bariatric surgery." Wulkan ML, Walsh SM. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2014 Feb;23(1):2-4.

"Will acute care surgery and surgicalists help to avert an emergency care crisis?" Slappy JA, Sweeney J, O'Shea J, Maa J. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2014 Feb;99(2):34-8.

"Renal cell carcinoma in patients with end-stage renal disease has favorable overall prognosis." Shrewsberry AB, Osunkoya AO, Jiang K, Westby R, Canter D, Pattaras J, Turgeon N, Master VA, Ogan K. Clin Transplant. 2014 Feb;28(2):211-6.

"The allo- and viral-specific immunosuppressive effect of belatacept, but not tacrolimus, attenuates with progressive T cell maturation." Xu H, Perez SD, Cheeseman J, Mehta AK, Kirk AD. Am J Transplant. 2014 Feb;14(2):319-32.

"Retrospective review of injury severity, interventions and outcomes among helicopter and nonhelicopter transport patients at a Level 1 urban trauma centre." Hannay RS, Wyrzykowski AD, Ball CG, Laupland K, Feliciano DV. Can J Surg. 2014 Feb;57(1):49-54.

"Mandibular fractures treated with small plates and screws reduce treatment cost." Bouloux GF, Demo M, Moe J, Easley KA. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014 Feb;72(2):362-9.

"The effect of radiation on acellular dermal matrix and capsule formation in breast reconstruction: Clinical outcomes and histologic analysis." Moyer HR, Pinell-White X, Losken A. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Feb;133(2):214-21.

"Proceedings from the 2013 American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons research summit." Peacock ZS, Aghaloo T, Bouloux GF, Cillo JE Jr, Hale RG, Le AD, Lee JS, Kademani D. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014 Feb;72(2):241-53.

January

"Whipple made simple for surgical pathologists: Orientation, dissection, and sampling of pancreaticoduodenectomy specimens for a more practical and accurate evaluation of pancreatic, distal common bile duct, and ampullary tumors." Adsay NV, Basturk O, Saka B, Bagci P, Ozdemir D, Balci S, Sarmiento JM, Kooby DA, Staley C, Maithel SK, Everett R, Cheng JD, Thirabanjasak D, Weaver DW. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print]

"Biomarkers for kidney transplant rejection." Lo DJ, Kaplan B, Kirk AD. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2014 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print]

"The value of continuous wound infusion systems for postoperative pain control following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: An analysis of outcomes and cost." Medbery RL, Chiruvella A, Srinivasan J, Sweeney JF, Lin E, Davis SS. Obes Surg. 2014 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print]

"Reduced anticoagulation after mechanical aortic valve replacement: Interim results from the Prospective Randomized On-X Valve Anticoagulation Clinical Trial randomized Food and Drug Administration investigational device exemption trial." Puskas J, Gerdisch M, Nichols D, Quinn R, Anderson C, Rhenman B, Fermin L, McGrath M, Kong B, Hughes C, Sethi G, Wait M, Martin T, Graeve A; on behalf of all PROACT Investigators. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"A prospective study examining the association between preoperative frailty and postoperative complications in patients undergoing minimally invasive surgery." Revenig LM, Canter DJ, Master VA, Maithel SK, Kooby DA, Pattaras JG, Tai C, Ogan K. J Endourol. 2014 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"The timing of complications impacts risk of readmission after hepatopancreatobiliary surgery." Lucas DJ, Sweeney JF, Pawlik TM. Surgery. 2014 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"The relationship between in-house attending coverage and nighttime extubation following congenital heart surgery." Iannucci GJ, Oster ME, Chanani NK, Gillespie SE, McCracken CE, Kanter KR, Mahle WT. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"Chemoradiation therapy sequencing for resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma in the National Cancer Data Base." Colbert LE, Hall WA, Nickleach D, Switchenko J, Kooby DA, Liu Y, Gillespie T, Lipscomb J, Kauh J, Landry JC. Cancer. 2014 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"Mitral-valve repair versus replacement for severe ischemic mitral regurgitation." Acker MA, Parides MK, Perrault LP, Moskowitz AJ, Gelijns AC, Voisine P, Smith PK, Hung JW, Blackstone EH, Puskas JD, Argenziano M, Gammie JS, Mack M, Ascheim DD, Bagiella E, Moquete EG, Ferguson TB, Horvath KA, Geller NL, Miller MA, Woo YJ, D'Alessandro DA, Ailawadi G, Dagenais F, Gardner TJ, O'Gara PT, Michler RE, Kron IL; CTSN. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jan 2;370(1):23-32.

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