June 2013


1. Aboagye JK, Lau BD, Schneider EB, Streiff MB, Haut ER. Linking Processes and Outcomes: A Key Strategy to Prevent and Report Harm from Venous Thromboembolism in Surgical Patients. JAMA-Surg 2013 Mar 1; 148(3):299-300.
Key words: venous thromboembolism, NSQIP

2. Arnaoutakis DJ, Propper BW, Black JH 3rd, Schneider EB, Lum YW, Freischlag JA, Perler BA, Abularrage CJ. Racial and ethnic disparities in the treatment of unruptured thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms in the United States. J Surg Res. 2013 Mar 27. pii:S0022-4804(13)00213-8.
Key words: Thoracoabdominal aneurysm; Outcomes; Race, Ethnicity

3. Calhoon JH, Shemin RJ, Allen MS, Baumgartner WA. The American Board of Thoracic Surgery: Update. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 May;145(5):1190-1192. doi: 0.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.03.008. No abstract available.
Key words: American Board of Thoracic Surgery

4. Diamond JM, Lee JC, Kawut SM, Shah RJ, Localio AR, Bellamy SL, Lederer DJ, Cantu E, Kohl BA, Lama VN, Bhorade SM, Crespo M, Demissie E, Sonett J, Wille K, Orens J, Shah AS, Weinacker A, Arcasoy S, Shah PD, Wilkes DS, Ware LB, Palmer SM, Christie JD; Lung Transplant Outcomes Group. Clinical risk factors for primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Mar 1;187(5):527-34. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201210-1865OC. Epub 2013 Jan 10.
Key words: risk factors, primary graft dysfunction, lung transplantation

5. George TJ, Kilic A, Beaty CA, Conte JV, Mandal K, Shah AS. Septuagenarians bridged to heart transplantation with a ventricular assist device have outcomes similar to younger patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Apr;95(4):1251-60; discussion 1260-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.10.089. Epub 2013 Feb 22
Key words: Septuagenarians, heart transplantation, ventricular assist device

6. Hicks CW, Weinstein M, Wakamatsu M, Pulliam S, Savitt L, Bordeianou L. Are rectoceles the cause or the result of Obstructed Defecation Syndrome (ODS)? A Prospective Anorectal Physiology Study. Colorectal Dis. 2013 Mar 25.
Key words: rectocele, intussusceptions, obstructed defecation syndrome, anorectal physiology

7. Kilic A, Conte JV. Reply. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Apr;95(4):1510. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.02.007.
Key words: heart transplantation; donors

8. Kilic A, Shah AS, Merlo CA, Gourin CG, Lidor AO. Early outcomes of antireflux surgery for United States lung transplant recipients. Surg Endosc. 2013 May;27(5):1754-60. doi: 10.1007/s00464-012-2674-9. Epub 2012 Dec 28
Key words: Antireflux surgery, lung transplant

9. Kilic A, Sultan I, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Baumgartner WA, Cameron DE, Conte JV. Ventricular assist device implantation in the elderly: nationwide outcomes in the United States. J Card Surg. 2013 Mar;28(2):183-9. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12066. Epub 2013 Feb 6.
Key words: Ventricular assist device, elderly

10. Monn MF, Haut ER, Lau BD, Streiff MB, Wick EC, Efron JE, Gearhart SL. Is venous thromboembolism in colorectal surgery patients preventable or inevitable: one institution's experience. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Mar: 216(3):395-401.
Key words: venous thromboembolism, colorectal surgery

11. Nagy CD, Alejo DE, Corretti MC, Ravekes WJ, Crosson JE, Spevak PJ, Ringel R, Carson KA, Khalil S, Dietz HC, Cameron DE, Vricella LA, Traill TA, Holmes KW. Tetralogy of Fallot and aortic root dilation: a long-term outlook. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013 Apr;34(4):809-16. doi: 10.1007/s00246-012-0537-8. Epub 2012 Oct 19.
Key words: Tetralogy of Fallot, aortic root dilation

12. Obirieze AC, Kisat M, Hicks CW, Oyetunji TA, Schneider EB, Gaskin DJ, Haut ER, Efron DT, Cornwell EE 3rd, Haider AH. State-by-state variation in emergency versus elective colon resections: Room for improvement. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 May;74(5):1286-91.
Key words: emergent colectomy, quality of care, state variation,nationwide inpatient sample

13. Poruk KE, Gay DZ, Brown K, Mulvihill JD, Boucher KM, Scaife CL, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ. The clinical utility of CA 19-9 in pancreatic adenocarcinoma: diagnostic and prognostic updates. Curr Mol Med. 2013 Mar 1;13(3):340-51.
Key words: Pancreatic cancer, CA19-9, diagnosis, prognosis


14. Zeidan AM, Streiff MB, Lau BD, Ahmed SR, Kraus PS, Hobson DB, Lambrianidi C, Horn PB, Shermock KM, Tinoco G, Haut ER. Impact of a venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis "smart order set": improved compliance, fewer events. Am J Hematol.2013 Apr 4.[Epub ahead of print]
Key words: venous thromboembolism, computerized clinical decision support


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