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

"Time to initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy in pancreas cancer: A multi-institutional experience." Xia BT, Ahmad SA, Al Humaidi AH, Hanseman DJ, Ethun CG, Maithel SK, Kooby DA, Salem A, Cho CS, Weber SM, Stocker SJ, Talamonti MS, Bentrem DJ, Abbott DE. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Sep;24(9):2770-2776.

"The role of postmastectomy radiotherapy in women with pathologic T3N0M0 breast cancer." Cassidy RJ, Liu Y, Kahn ST, Jegadeesh NK, Liu X, Subhedar PD, Arciero CA, Gillespie TW, Torres MA. Cancer. 2017 Aug 1;123(15):2829-2839.

"Challenges and opportunities in targeting the CD28/CTLA-4 pathway in transplantation and autoimmunity." Crepeau RL, Ford ML. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2017 Aug;17(8):1001-1012.

"The burden of facial cellulitis leading to inpatient hospitalization." Abramowicz S, Rampa S, Allareddy V, Lee MK. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017 Aug;75(8):1656-1667.

"Improving ultrasound for appendicitis through standardized reporting of secondary signs." Partain KN, Patel AU, Travers C, Short HL, Braithwaite K, Loewen J, Heiss KF, Raval MV. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Aug;52(8):1273-1279.

"A Phase I clinical trial of the phosphatidylserine-targeting antibody bavituximab in combination with radiation therapy and capecitabine in the preoperative treatment of rectal adenocarcinoma." Meyer J, Arriaga Y, Anandam J, Karri S, Syed S, Verma U, Abdelnaby A, Raja G, Dong Y, Beg M, Balch G. Am J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jul 31. [Epub ahead of print]

"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 Jul 31. [Epub ahead of print]