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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

"Filtering authentic sepsis arising in the ICU using administrative codes coupled to a SIRS screening protocol." Sudduth CL, Overton EC, Lyu PF, Rimawi RH, Buchman TG. J Crit Care. 2017 Jun;39:220-224.

"Belatacept resistant rejection is associated with CD28+ memory CD8 T cells." Mathews DV, Wakwe WC, Kim SC, Lowe MC, Breeden C, Roberts ME, Farris AB, Strobert EA, Jenkins JB, Larsen CP, Ford ML, Townsend R, Adams AB. Am J Transplant. 2017 May 14.[Epub ahead of print]

"Contemporary evaluation of mortality and stroke risk after thoracic endovascular aortic repair." Hu FY, Fang ZB, Leshnower BG, Duwayri Y, Jordan WD, Gillespie TW, Veeraswamy RK. J Vasc Surg. 2017 May 11. [Epub ahead of print]

"Pilot study to integrate patient reported outcomes after lung cancer operations into the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database." Khullar OV, Rajaei MH, Force SD, Binongo JN, Lasanajak Y, Robertson S, Pickens A, Sancheti MS, Lipscomb J, Gillespie TW, Fernandez FG. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 5. [Epub ahead of print]

"A novel pathology-based preoperative risk score to predict locoregional residual and distant disease and survival for incidental gallbladder cancer: A 10-institution study from the U.S. Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium." Ethun CG, Postlewait LM, Le N, Pawlik TM, Buettner S, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Jin LX, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins C, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Merchant N, Cardona K, Maithel SK. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 May;24(5):1343-1350.