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

"Repeat robotic endoscopic mitral valve operation: A safe and effective strategy." Murphy DA, Moss E, Miller J, Halkos ME. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun;105(6):1704-1709.

"Development of an enhanced recovery protocol for children undergoing gastrointestinal surgery." Raval MV, Heiss KF. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2018 Jun;30(3):399-404.

"Robotic-assisted laparoscopic repair of scrotal inguinal hernias." Yheulon CG, Maxwell DW, Balla FM, Patel AD, Lin E, Stetler JL, Davis SS Jr. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2018 Jun;28(3):188-192.

"Minimally invasive lung cancer surgery performed by thoracic surgeons as effective as thoracotomy." Boffa DJ, Kosinski AS, Furnary AP, Kim S, Onaitis MW, Tong BC, Cowper PA, Hoag JR, Jacobs JP, Wright CD, Putnam JB Jr, Fernandez FG. J Clin Oncol. 2018 May 23:JCO2018778977. [Epub ahead of print]

"Outcomes and risk factors associated with tricuspid valve repair in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome." Alsoufi B, Sinha R, McCracken C, Figueroa J, Altin F, Kanter K. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 May 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"Association of perioperative transfusion with survival and recurrence after resection of gallbladder cancer: A 10-institution study from the US Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium." Lopez-Aguiar AG, Ethun CG, McInnis MR, Pawlik TM, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Krasnick BA, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RCG, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal EW, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Cardona K, Maithel SK. J Surg Oncol. 2018 May 14. [Epub ahead of print]

"Influence of margin histology on development of pancreatic fistula following pancreatoduodenectomy." Harrell KN, Jajja MR, Postlewait LM, Memis B, Maithel SK, Sarmiento JM, Adsay NV, Kooby DA. J Surg Res. 2018 May 10. [Epub ahead of print]