December 2012


1. Chopra K, Susarla SM, Goodrich D, Gordon CR. Clinical Application and Validation of the FACES score for Facial Transplantation. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. September 2012;215: S80. Also presented as podium presentation at 2012 Clinical Congress in Chicago, Il
Key words: Face transplant, FACES Score, Plastic Surgery
No PMID available

2. George TJ, Beaty CA, Kilic A, Shah PD, Merlo CA, Shah AS. Outcomes and temporal trends among high-risk patients after lung transplantation in the United States. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Nov;31(11):1182-91. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2012.07.001. Epub 2012 Aug 11.
Key words: outcome, lung transplantation

3. George TJ, Knudsen KP, Sodha NR, Beaty CA, Feller-Kopman D, Shah AS, Yarmus L. Respiratory support with venovenous extracorporeal membrance oxygenation during stenting of tracheobronchomalacia. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Nov;94(5):1736-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.03.016
Key words: extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, stent, tracheobronchomalacia

4. Hall KT, Lembo AJ, Kirsch I, Ziogas DC, Douaiher J, et al. (2012) Catechol-O-Methyltransferase val158met Polymorphism Predicts Placebo Effect in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. PLoS ONE. 7(10): e48135. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048135
Key words: Placebo, COMT, patient-doctor, IBS
PMID: 23110189

5. Haut ER, Lau BD, Kraenzlin FS, Hobson DB, Kraus PS, Carolan HT, Haider AH, Holzmueller CG, Efron DT, Pronovost PJ, Streiff MB. Improved prophylaxis and decreased preventable harm with a mandatory computerized clinical decision support tool for venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in trauma patients. Arch Surg. 2012 Oct 1;147(10):901-907.
Key words: Venous Thromboembolism; Clinical Decision Support

6. Kilic A, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Lung transplantation in patients 70 years old or older: Have outcomes changed after implementation of the lung allocation score? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Nov;144(5):1133-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.07.080. Epub 2012 Aug 31.
Key words: Lung transplantation, Lung allocation score

7. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Cameron DE, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV. Institutional factors beyond procedural volume significantly impact center variability in outcomes after orthotopic heart transplantation. Ann Surg. 2012 Oct;256(4):616-23.
Key words: Heart transplantation, volume, outcome

8. Lal BK, Beach KW, Roubin GS, Lutsep HL, Moore WS, Malas MB, Chiu D, Gonzales NR, Burke JL, Rinaldi M, Elmore JR, Weaver FA, Narins CR, Foster M, Hodgson K, Shepard AD, Meschia JF, Bergelin RO, Voeks J, Howard G, Brott TJ. Restenosis following carotid artery stenting and endarterectomy in the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial. Lancet Neurol. September 2012; 11: 755-63.
Key words: Carotid artery endarterectomy, Carotid artery stenting, Restenosis

9. McCay L, Wu AW. Medical error: the second victim. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2012 Oct;73(10):C146-8.
Key words: patient safety, adverse event, second victim, peer counseling

10. Okamoto Y, Vricella LA, Moss WJ, Griffin DE. Immature CD4(+)CD8(+) thymocytes are preferentially infected by measles virus in human thymic organ cultures. PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e45999. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045999. Epub 2012 Sep 24.
Key words: Thymocytes, measles virus

11. Piacentino V 3rd, Ganapathi AM, Stafford-Smith M, Hsieh MK, Patel CB, Simeone AA, Rogers JG, Milano CA. Utility of concomitant tricuspid valve procedures for patients undergoing implantation of a continuous-flow left ventricular device. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Nov;144(5):1217-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.07.064. Epub 2012 Aug 29.
Key words: tricuspid valve procedures, left ventricular assist device

12. Schaeffer AJ, Yenokyan G, Alcorn K, Furth SL, Diener-West M, Wu AW, Gearhart JP, Dodson JL. Health related quality of life in adolescents with bladder exstrophy-epispadias as measured by the child health questionnaire-child form 87. J Urol. 2012 Nov;188(5):1924-9. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2012.07.014. [Epub 2012 Sep 19]
Key words: Health-related quality of life, pediatric, bladder exstrophy, incontinence

13. Seys D, Wu AW, Van Gerven E, Vleugels A, Euwema M, Panella M, Scott SD, Conway J, Sermeus W, Vanhaecht K. Health care professionals as second victims after adverse events : a systematic review. Eval Health Prof. 2012 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: patient safety, adverse event, second victim, peer counseling

14. Stain SC, Cogbill TH, Ellison EC, Britt LD, Ricotta JJ, Calhoun JH, Baumgartner WA. Surgical training models: a new vision. Curr Probl Surg. 2012 Oct;49(10):565-623. No abstract available.
Key words: Surgical training models

15. Whitman IR, Murphy M, Gilson MM, Campfield A, Haddad M, Moxey E, Whitman GJ. Compliance with surgical care improvement project blood glucose-a marker for euglycemia, but does it put our patients at risk? Popul Health Manag. 2012 Oct;15(5):309-14. Epub 2012 Jul 12.
Key words: SCIP, Blood Glucose, Euglycemia


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