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November 2017
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1. Adesiyun TA, McLean RC, Tedford RJ, Whitman GJR, Sciortino CM, Conte JV, Shah AS, Russell SD. Long-term follow-up of continuous flow left ventricular assist devices: complications and predisposing risk factors. Int J Artif Organs. 2017 Aug 2:0. doi: 10.5301/ijao.5000628. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: continuous flow left ventricular assist device, risk factors
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28777392

2. Bello RJ, Damas JJ, Marco FJ, Castro JS. Venezuela's health-care crisis [correspondence]. The Lancet 2017 Aug 5; 390 (10094): 551.
Key words: Venezuela, public health, global health, humanitarian crisis, violence
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(17)31831-7/fulltext
PMID: 28792388

3. Boris JR, Béland MJ, Bergensen LJ, Colan SD, Dangel J, Daniels CJ, Davis C, Everett AD, Franklin R, Gaynor JW, Gray DT, Hirsch-Romano JC, Jacobs JP, Jacobs M, Jeffries H, Krogmann ON, Lomotan EA, Lopez L, Marelli A, Martin GR, Matherne GP, Mavroudis C, McCardle K, Pearson GD, Rosenthal G, Scott JS, Serwer GA, Seslar SS, Shaddy R, Slesnick T, Vener DF, Walters HL 3rd, Weinberg PM. 2017 AHA/ACC Key Data Elements and Definitions for Ambulatory Electronic Health Records in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017 Aug;10(8). pii: e000027. doi: 10.1161/HCQ.0000000000000027. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 28710153.
Key words: AHA, ACC ambulatory electronic health records, pediatric and congenital cardiology
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28710153

4. Chow EK, DiBrito S, Luo X, Wickliffe C, Massie AB, Locke JE, Gentry SE, Garonzik-Wang J, Segev DL. Long cold ischemia times in same hospital deceased donor transplants. Transplantation. 2017 Sep 20. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000001957. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: ischemia, donor, transplant
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28938312

5. Crawford TC, Conte JV, Sanchez JA. Team-based care: the changing face of cardiothoracic surgery. Surg Clin North Am. 2017 Aug;97(4):801-810.doi:10.1016/j.suc.2017.03.003.
Key words: team-based care, cardiothoracic surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28728717

6. Crawford TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Suarez-Pierre A, Zhou X, Ha JS, Higgins RS, Broderick SR, Orens JB, Shah P, Merlo CA, Kim BS, Bush EL. Impaired Renal Function Should Not Be a Barrier to Transplantation in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct;104(4):1231-1236. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.032. Epub 2017 Aug 16.
Key words: Lung transplantation, cystic fibrosis, renal insufficiency, outcomes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28822537

7. Dal Molin M, Blackford AL, Siddiqui A, Brant A, Cho C, Rezaee N, Yu J, He J, Weiss M, Hruban RH, Wolfgang C, Goggins M. Duodenal involvement is an independent prognostic factor for patients with surgically resected pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Aug;24(8):2379-2386. doi: 10.1245/s10434-017-5864-9. PMID: 28439733.
Key words: pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, duodenal involvement, prognostic factor
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28439733

8. Fang R. Patient transfer, en route care, and Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT). In: Martin MJ, Beekley AC, Eckert MJ, editors. Front Line Surgery: A Practical Approach. 2nd ed. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing AG, c2017. p. 659-675.

9. Higgins RSD, Kilic A, Tang DG. Surg Clin North Am. Surgical treatment of heart failure. 2017 Aug;97(4):923-946. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2017.04.003. Review. PMID: 28728723
Key words: surgical treatment heart failure
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28728723

10. Leeds IL, Truta B, Parian AM, Chen SY, Efron JE, Gearhart SL, Safar B, Fang SH. Early surgical intervention for acute ulcerative colitis is associated with improved postoperative outcomes. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Aug 17.
Key words: ulcerative colitis, logistic regression, surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28819916

11. Leeds IL, Canner JK, Efron JE, Ahuja N, Haut ER, Wick EC, Johnston FM. The independent effect of cancer on outcomes: a potential limitation of surgical risk prediction. J Surg Res. 2017 Sep 15. pii: S0022-4804(17)30549-8.
Key words: Logistic regression; Morbidity; Neoplasms; Outcomes assessment; Risk; Surge
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28923559

12. Leeds IL, Alimi Y, Hobson DR, Efron JE, Wick EC, Haut ER, Johnston FM. Racial and socioeconomic differences manifest in process measure adherence for enhanced recovery after surgery pathway. Dis Colon Rectum. 2017 Oct;60(10):1092-1101.
Key words: enhanced recovery pathways, quality improvement, process measures, colorectal surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28891854

13. Shindo K, Yu J, Suenaga M, Fesharakizadeh S, Cho C, Macgregor-Das A, Siddiqui A, Witmer PD, Tamura K, Song TJ, Navarro Almario JA, Brant A, Borges M, Ford M, Barkley T, He J, Weiss MJ, Wolfgang CL, Roberts NJ, Hruban RH, Klein AP, Goggins M. Deleterious germline mutations in patients with apparently sporadic pancreatic adenocarcinoma. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Aug 2:JCO2017723502. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.72.3502. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28767289. (*, co-first authors)
Key words: Sporadic pancreatic adenocarcinoma, deleterious germline mutation, gene testing
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28767289

14. Sodhi CP, Wohlford-Lenane C, Yamaguchi Y, Prindle T, Fulton WB, Wang S, McCray PB Jr, Chappell MC, Hackam DJ, Jia H. Attenuation of pulmonary ACE2 activity impairs inactivation of des-Arg9 bradykinin/BKB1R axis and facilitates LPS-induced neutrophil infiltration. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2017 Sep 21:ajplung.00498.2016. doi: 10.1152/ajplung.00498.2016. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: ACE2; CXCL5; bradykinin; endotoxin; lung inflammation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28935640

1. Alejo JL, Luo X, Massie AB, Henderson ML, DiBrito SR, Locke JE, Purnell T, Boyarsky BJ, Anjum S, Halpern SE, Segev DL. Patterns of primary care utilization before and after living kidney donation. Clin Transplant. 2017 Jul; 31(7).
Key words: kidney transplantation; living donor; preventive healthcare; survey
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28457016

2. Arhuidese I, Wang S, Locham S, Faateh M, Nejim B, Malas M. Racial disparities after infrainguinal bypass surgery in hemodialysis patients. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Jun 21. pii: S0741-5214(17)31246-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.04.044. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: race, infrainguinal bypass, hemodialysis, vascular, racial disparity

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2017.04.044

3. Dakour Aridi H, Locham S, Nejim B, Malas M. Comparison of thirty-day readmission rates and risk factors between carotid artery stenting and endarterectomy. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Jun 21 (In press).
Key words: Readmission, carotid artery stenting, carotid Endarterectomy
No PMID available

4. Dakour Aridi H, Nejim B, Locham S, Ghajar S, Alshaikh H, Malas M. Indications, Risk Factors and Outcomes of Thirty-Day Readmission after Infrarenal Abdominal Aneurysm Repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2017, July 4 (In press).
Key words: Readmission, abdominal aneurysms, infrarenal, outcomes
No PMID available

5. Ferrada P, Callcut R, Zielinski MD, Bruns B, Yeh DD,Zakrison TL, Meizoso JP, Sarani B, Catalano RD, Kim P, Plant V, Pasley A, Dultz L, Choudhry A, Haut ER. Loop ileostomy vs. total colectomy as surgical treatment for Clostridium difficile associated disease: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma multicenter trial. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Jul;83(1):36-40.
Key words: Clostridium difficile-associated disease, ileostomy, colectomy, multicenter trial
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28426557

6. Hicks CW, O'Kelly A, Obeid T, Locham S, Malas M. Predicting failure to rescue after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in elderly patients. J Surg Res. 2017 Jul 12. pii: S0022-4804(17)30411-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2017.06.025. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Abdominal aortic aneurysm, EVAR, OAR, Failure to rescue, Octogenarian, Elderly
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2017.06.025
PMID: 28711369

7. Hicks CW, Liu J, Yang WW, DiBrito SR, Johnson DJ, Brito A, Higgins RSD, Frank SM, Wick EC. A comprehensive Choosing Wisely quality improvement initiative reduces unnecessary transfusions in an Academic Department of Surgery. Am J Surg. 2017 Jun 29. pii: S0002-9610(17)30080-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.06.020. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: quality improvement, choosing wisely, blood transfusions, academic surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28683893

8. Justo ER, Reeves BM, Ware RS, Johnson JC, Karl TR, Alphonso ND, Justo RN. Comparison of outcomes in Australian indigenous and non-indigenous children and adolescents undergoing cardiac surgery. Cardiol Young. 2017 Jun 1:1-7. doi: 10.1017/S1047951117000993. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Australian children and adolescents, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28566107

9. Locham S, Lee R, Nejim B, Aridi HD, Malas M. Mortality after endovascular versus open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm in the elderly. J Surg Research. 2017 Jul 31; 215:153-9.
Key words: Abdominal aortic aneurysm; Nonruptured aneurysm; vascular surgery; Open versus endovascular repair; NSQIP; Mortality
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2017.03.061
PMID: 28688641

10. Moldovan NI, Hibino N, Nakayama K. Principles of the Kenzan method for robotic cell spheroid-based three-dimensional bioprinting. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2017 Jun;23(3):237-244. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEB.2016.0322. Epub 2017 Jan 3..
Key words: Kenzan Method, robotic cell spheroid three dimensional bioprinting
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27917703

11. Nejim B, Aridi HD, Locham S, Arhuidese I, Hicks C, Malas MB. Carotid artery revascularization in patients with contralateral carotid artery occlusion: Stent or endarterectomy? Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Jun 27. (In press)
Key words: carotid artery stenosis; carotid revascularization; contralateral occlusion, stent; endarterectomy
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2017.04.055
PMID: 28666824

12. Nejim B, Alshaikh HN, Arhuidese I, Obeid T, Lum YW, Canner J, Locham SS, Malas M. Perioperative outcomes of thoracic outlet syndrome surgical repair in a nationally validated database. Angiology. 2017 Jul; 68(6):502-7.
Key words: thoracic outlet syndrome, NSQIP, 30-day outcomes
https://doi.org/10.1177/0003319716677666
PMID: 28537129

13. O'Byrne ML, Kim S, Hornik CP, Yerokun BA, Matsouaka RA, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Jonas RA. Effect of obesity and underweight status on perioperative outcomes of congenital heart operations in children, adolescents, and young adults: an analysis of data from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons database. Circulation. 2017 Jun 16. pii: CIRCULATIONAHA.116.026778. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.026778. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: obesity, underweight status, congenital heart operations, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28626087

14. Vaseghi M, Barwad P, Malavassi Corrales FJ, Tandri H, Mathuria N, Shah R, Sorg JM, Gima J, Mandal K, Sàenz Morales LC, Lokhandwala Y, Shivkumar K. Cardiac sympathetic denervation for refractory ventricular arrhythmias. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jun 27;69(25):3070-3080. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.04.035.
Key words: cardiac sympathetic denervation, refractory ventricular arrhythmias
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28641796

1. Boffa D, Fernandez FG, Kim S, Kosinski A, Onaitis MW, Cowper P, Jacobs JP, Wright CD, Putnam JB, Furnary AP. Surgically managed clinical stage IIIA-clinical N2 lung cancer in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)30293-X. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.02.031. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28527969
Key words: Stage IIIA-Clinical N2 Lung Cancer, Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28527969

2. Dunham AM, Grega MA, Brown CH 4th, McKhann GM, Baumgartner WA, Gottesman RF. Perioperative low arterial oxygenation is associated with increased stroke risk in cardiac surgery. Anesth Analg. 2017 Jun 12. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002157.
Key words: arterial oxygenation, stroke, cardiac surgery https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28614129

3. Etchill EW, Myers SP, Mcdaniel LM, et al. Should all massively transfused patients be treated equally? an analysis of massive transfusion ratios in the nontrauma setting. Crit Care Med. 2017 Aug;45(8):1311-1316.
Key words: massive transfusion, transfusion ratios, massive transfusion protocol, critical care
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28537938

4. Gaudiani V, Deeb GM, Popma JJ, Adams DH, Gleason TG, Conte JV, Zorn GL 3rd, Hermiller JB Jr, Chetcuti S, Mumtaz M, Yakubov SJ, Kleiman NS, Huang J, Reardon MJ. Causes of death from the randomized CoreValve US Pivotal High-Risk Trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jun;153(6):1293-1301.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.11.069.
Key words: CoreValve US Pivotal High Risk Trial, Causes of death
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28249691

5. Henderson, ML, Thomas, AG, Shaffer, A., Xun, L, Massie, AM, Purnell, TP, Holscher, C., Lentine, KL, Segev, DL. The national landscape of living kidney donor follow-up in the United States. Am J Transplant. 2017 May 16. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14356. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN); ethics and public policy; health services and outcomes research; kidney transplantation/nephrology; kidney transplantation: living donor
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=28510355

6. Jacobs ML. Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery: The gaps and the guidelines. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jun;153(6):1462-1465. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.07.058.
Key words: Anomalous aortic original coronary artery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27590727

7. Khoshhal Z, Canner J, Schneider E, Stem M, Haut E, Schlottmann F, Barbetta A, Mungo B, Lidor A, Molena D. Impact of surgeon specialty on perioperative outcomes of surgery for benign esophageal diseases: A NSQIP Analysis. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2017 Jun 8. doi: 10.1089/lap.2017.0083. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: benign disease; esophageal surgery; outcomes https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28594583

8. Kindzelski BA, Corcoran P, Siegenthaler MP, Horvath KA. Postoperative acute kidney injury following intraoperative blood product transfusions during cardiac surgery. Perfusion. 2017 Jun 1:267659117712405. doi: 10.1177/026765911771240.
Key words: acute kidney injury, blood transfusion, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28581343

9. Ladd MR, Jelin EB. The pediatric surgeon's role in prenatal counseling. Current Treatment Options in Pediatrics. June 2017; 3(2): 77-97.
Key words: prenatal counseling, pediatric surgery, fetal surgery, prenatal diagnosis of surgical disease
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40746-017-0080-1
No PMID available

10. Leeds IL, Taylor JP, Pozo M, Safar B, Sacks JM, Fang SH. Gracilis flap for perineal closures in minimally invasive abdominoperineal resection. Am Surg. 2017 June 1;83(6):194-6.
Key words: abdominoperineal resection, wound healing, gracilis flap
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/sesc/tas/2017/00000083/00000006
PMID: 28637543

11. Ong CS, Loke YH, Opfermann J, Olivieri L, Vricella L, Krieger A, Hibino N. Virtual surgery for conduit reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2017 May;8(3):391-393. doi: 10.1177/2150135117692777.
Key words: Virtual Surgery, conduit reconstruction, right ventricular outflow tract
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28520540

12. Prabhu S, Anderson B, Ward C, Karl T, Alphonso N. Anticoagulation for Interventional Extracardiac Fontan. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2017 May;8(3):417-418. doi: 10.1177/2150135117704619. No abstract available. PMID: 28520536
Key words: Anticoagulation, Extracardiac Fontan
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28520536

13. Saraswat MK, Magruder JT, Crawford TC, Gardner JM, Duquaine D, Sussman MS, Maragakis LL, Whitman GJ. Preoperative Staphylococcus aureus screening and targeted decolonization in cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)30430-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.03.018. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28577844.
Key words: Staphyloccoccus Aureus Screening, decolonization cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28577844

14. Stoppe C, Goetzenich A, Whitman G, Ohkuma R, Brown T, Hatzakorzian R, Kristof A, Meybohm P, Mechanick J, Evans A, Yeh D, McDonald B, Chourdakis M, Jones P, Barton R, Tripathi R, Elke G, Liakopoulos O, Agarwala R, Lomivorotov V, Nesterova E, Marx G, Benstoem C, Lemieux M, Heyland DK. Role of nutrition support in adult cardiac surgery: a consensus statement from an International Multidisciplinary Expert Group on Nutrition in Cardiac Surgery. Crit Care. 2017 Jun 5;21(1):131. doi: 10.1186/s13054-017-1690-5.
Key words: nutrition cardiac surgery.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28583157

1. Crawford TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Kemp CD, Suarez-Pierre A, Zehr KJ, Mandal K, Whitman GJ, Conte JV, Higgins RS, Cameron DE, Sciortino CM. The paradoxical relationship between donor distance and survival after heart transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May;103(5):1384-1391. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.055. Epub 2017 Mar 31 PMID:28366459.
Key words: donor distance and survial, heart transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28366459

2. Crawford TC, Grimm JC, Magruder JT, Ha J, Sciortino CM, Kim BS, Bush EL, Conte JV, Higgins RS, Shah AS, Merlo CA. Lung transplant mortality is improving in recipients with a lung allocation score in the upper quartile. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May;103(5):1607-1613. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.11.057. Epub 2017 Feb 21.PMID:28223052.
Key words: lung transplant mortality, lung allocation score
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28223052

3. Etchill EW, Myers SP, Raval JS, Hassoune A, Sengupta A, Neal MD. Platelet Transfusion in Critical Care and Surgery: Evidence-Based Review of Contemporary Practice and Future Directions. Shock. 2017 May;47(5):537-549. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000794.
Key words: platelet transfusion, critical care, transfusion thresholds
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27849676

4. Fukunishi T, Best CA, Ong CS, Groehl T, Reinhardt J, Yi T, Miyachi H, Zhang H, Shinoka T, Breuer CK, Johnson J, Hibino N. Role of bone marrow mononuclear cell seeding for nanofiber vascular grafts. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017 May 9. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2017.0044. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: bone marrow mononuclear cell seeding, nanofiber vascular grafts
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28486019

5. Jacobs JP, Yohe C, Krantz J, Blackstone EH. Documentation of vital status in the United States of America. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Apr 12. pii: S0022-5223(17)30688-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.04.008. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Documentation of Vital Status in United States
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28502623

6. Jacobs JP. Risk models for congenital and pediatric cardiac care: The importance of timing of data collection and selection of outcome variables. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Apr 28. pii: S0022-5223(17)30874-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.04.053. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: Risk models congenital and pediatric cardiac care
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28554675

7. Ladd, MR, Shaw K, Munoz-Blaco, S, Gilmore, MM, DiBrito, S, Eloundou, SN, Stevens, K, Nasr, IW, Stewart D. A case of a gunshot wound to the fetus in utero. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. April 2017; 82(4): 814-816.
Key words: Pediatric Trauma, Trauma in Pregnancy, Fetal Trauma
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28099383

8. Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Crawford TC, Tedford RJ, Russell SD, Sciortino CM, Whitman GJR, Shah AS. Survival After orthotopic heart transplantation in patients undergoing bridge to transplantation with the HeartWare HVAD versus the Heartmate II. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May;103(5):1505-1511. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.08.060. Epub 2016 Oct 17.PMID:27765177.
Key words: orthotopic heart transplant, HearWare, Heartmate
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27765177

9. Meza JM, Elias MD, Wilder TJ, O'Brien JE, Kim RW, Mavroudis C, Williams WG, Brothers J, Cohen MS, McCrindle BW; Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society. Exercise restriction is not associated with increasing body mass index over time in patients with anomalous aortic origin of the coronary arteries. Cardiol Young. 2017 May 2:1-7. doi: 10.1017/S104795111700066X. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:28460658.
Key words: exercise, body mass, anomalous aortic origin of coronary arteries
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28460658

10. Ong CS, Zhou X, Huang CY, Fukunishi T, Zhang H, Hibino N. Tissue engineered vascular grafts: current state of the field. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2017 May;14(5):383-392. doi: 10.1080/17434440.2017.1324293. Epub 2017 May 9.PMID:28447487.
Key words: tissue engineered vascular grafts
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28447487

11. Patel ND, Alejo D, Crawford T, Hibino N, Dietz HC, Cameron DE, Vricella LA. Aortic root replacement for children with Loeys-Dietz syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May;103(5):1513-1518. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.053. Epub 2017 Mar 31.PMID:28366467.
Key words: Loeys-Dietz Syndrome, aortic root replacement
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28366467

12. Rankin JS, Badhwar V, He X, Jacobs JP, Gammie JS, Furnary AP, Fazzalari FL, Han J, O'Brien SM, Shahian DM. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement Plus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Composite Score: a report of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Quality Measurement Task Force. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May;103(5):1475-1481. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.09.035. Epub 2016 Dec 6. PMID:27938886.
Key words: mitral valve repair/replacement plus, coronary artery bypass composite score, Society of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27938886

1. Bavaria JE, Prager RL, Naunheim KS, Allen MS, Higgins RS, Thourani VH, MacGillivray TE, Boden N, Sabik JF 3rd; STS Executive Committee. Surgeon involvement in transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the United States: A 2016 Society of Thoracic Surgeons survey. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 6. pii: S0003-4975(17)30511-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.03.055. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:28408203.
Key words: transcatheter aortic valve replacement
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28408203

2. Crawford TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Lee SR, Suarez-Pierre A, Lehenbauer D, Sciortino CM, Higgins RS, Cameron DE, Conte JV, Whitman GJ. Renal failure after cardiac operations: not all acute kidney injury is the same. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 20. pii: S0003-4975(17)30057-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.019. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Renal failure, acute kidney injury, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28434550

3. Englum BR, He X, Gulack BC, Ganapathi AM, Mathew JP, Brennan JM, Reece TB, Keeling WB, Leshnower BG, Chen EP, Jacobs JP, Thourani VH, Hughes GC. Hypothermia and cerebral protection strategies in aortic arch surgery: a comparative effectiveness analysis from the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 29. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezx133. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: hypothermia, cerebral protection, aortic arch surgery, STS Adult Cardiac Surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28460021

4. Fukunishi T, Best CA, Sugiura T, Opfermann J, Ong CS, Shinoka T, Breuer CK, Krieger A, Johnson J, Hibino N. Preclinical study of patient-specific cell-free nanofiber tissue-engineered vascular grafts using 3-dimensional printing in a sheep model. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Apr;153(4):924-932. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.10.066.
Key words: nanofiber tissue engineered vascular grafts, 3-dimensional printing, sheep model
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27938900

5. Haider AH, Schneider EB, Kodadek LM, Adler RR, Ranjit A, Torain M, Shields RY, Snyder C, Schuur JD, Vail L, German D, Peterson S, Lau BD. Emergency department query for patient-centered approaches to sexual orientation and gender identity : The EQUALITY Study. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Apr 24. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0906. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: LGBT health; emergency medicine; patient centered care; disparities
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28437523

6. Houston BA, Schneider AL, Vaishnav J, Cromwell DM, Miller PE, Faridi KF, Shah A, Sciortino C, Whitman G, Tedford RJ, Stevens GR, Judge DP, Russell SD, Rouf R. Angiotensin II antagonism is associated with reduced risk for gastrointestinal bleeding caused by arteriovenous malformations in patients with left ventricular assist devices. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr;36(4):380-385. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2016.12.016.
Key words: Angiotenisi II antagonism, gastrointestional bleeting, atrteriovenous malformations, left ventriacular assist device
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28169115

7. Jacobs ML. Aphorisms about learning. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Apr 7. pii: S0022-5223(17)30657-8.
Key words: cardiothoracic surgery, learning
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28476424

8. Lau BD, Haut ER. Computerized clinical decision support systems for prevention of venous thromboembolism: why can't my electronic health record be more like Netflix, Amazon, Google, and Apple? JAMA Surg. 2017 Mar 15. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0107. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: clinical decision support system, venous thromboembolism, electronic health record
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28297010

9. Maragh-Bass AC, Torain M, Adler R, Schneider E, Ranjit A, Kodadek LM, Shields R, German D, Snyder C, Peterson S, Schuur J, Lau B, Haider AH. Risks, benefits, and importance of collecting sexual orientation and gender identity data in healthcare settings: a multi-method analysis of patient and provider perspectives. LGBT Health. 2017 Apr;4(2):141-152.
Key words: LGBT health; emergency medicine; patient centered care; disparities
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28221820

10. Reardon MJ, Van Mieghem NM, Popma JJ, Kleiman NS, Søndergaard L, Mumtaz M, Adams DH, Deeb GM, Maini B, Gada H, Chetcuti S, Gleason T, Heiser J, Lange R, Merhi W, Oh JK, Olsen PS, Piazza N, Williams M, Windecker S, Yakubov SJ, Grube E, Makkar R, Lee JS, Conte J, Vang E, Nguyen H, Chang Y, Mugglin AS, Serruys PW, Kappetein AP; SURTAVI Investigators. Surgical or transcatheter aortic-valve replacement in intermediate-risk patients. N Engl J Med. 2017 Apr 6;376(14):1321-1331. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1700456. Epub 2017 Mar 17. PMID:28304219.
Key words: transcatheter aortic valve replacement, intermediate risk patients
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28304219

11. Sharma A, Vatapalli R, Abdelfatah E, Wyatt McMahon K, Kerner Z, A. Guzzetta A, et al. Hypomethylating agents synergize with irinotecan to improve response to chemotherapy in colorectal cancer cells. PLoS ONE. 2017 Apr 26;12(4):e0176139.
Key words: chemoresistance, irinotecan, hypomethylating agents, azacytidine, colorectal cancer
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0176139
PMID: 28445481

12. Shields R, Lau B, Haider AH. Emergency general surgery needs for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients: are we prepared? JAMA Surg. 2017 Apr 26. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0541. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: LGBT health; health disparities; general surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28445567

13. Stone AB, Grant MC, Lau BD, Hobson DB, Streiff MB, Haut ER, Wu CL, Wick EC. Thoracic epidural anesthesia and prophylactic three times daily unfractionated heparin within an enhanced recovery after surgery pathway for colorectal surgery. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2017 Mar/Apr;42(2):197-203.
Key words: Patient safety; quality; venous thromboembolism; anesthesiology
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28079734

14. Tweddell JS, Jacobs JP, Austin EH 3rd. Are there negative consequences of public reporting? The hype and the reality. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Apr;153(4):908-911. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.01.034.
Key words: public reporting, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28359373

15. Wang D, Taylor GM, Gilbert JR, Losee JE, Sodhi CP, Hackam DJ, Billiar TR, Cooper GM. Enhanced calvarial bone healing in CD11c-TLR4-/- and MyD88-/- mice.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Apr;139(4):933e-940e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003206.
Key words: necrotizing enterocolitis, neonatal immunity, metabolism, pediatric surgery, pediatric malignancy
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28350671

1. Arhuidese IJ, Nejim B, Chavali S, Locham SS, Obeid T, Hicks C, Malas MB. Endarterectomy versus stenting in patients with prior ipsilateral carotid artery stenting. J Vasc Surg. 2017 May;65(5):1418-1428. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2016.11.041.
Key words: endarterectomy, stenting, carotid artery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28190720

2. Arhuidese IJ, Reifsnyder T, Islam T, Karim O, Nejim B, Obeid T, Qazi U, Malas MB. Bovine carotid artery biologic graft outperforms expanded polytetrafluoroethylene for hemodialysis access. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Mar; 65(3):775-782.
Key words: bovine carotid artery, biologic graft, polytetrafluoroethylene, hemodialysis
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2016.10.080
PMID: 28236920

3. Ascierto ML, Makohon-Moore A, Lipson EJ, Taube JM, McMiller TL, Berger AE, Fan J, Kaunitz G, Cottrell T, Kohutek Z, Favorov A, Makarov V, Riaz N, Chan TA, Cope L, Hruban RH, Pardoll DM, Taylor BS, Solit DB, Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Topalian SL. Transcriptional mechanisms of resistance to anti-PD-1 therapy. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Feb 13. pii: clincanres.0270.2016. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-17-0270. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: trasnscription, anti-PD-1 therapy, immunotherapy, gene expression
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28193624

4. Harris RA, Bajo M, Bell RL, Blednov YA, Varodayan FP, Truitt JM, de Guglielmo G, Lasek AW, Logrip ML, Vendruscolo LF, Roberts AJ, Roberts E, George O, Mayfield J, Billiar TR, Hackam DJ, Mayfield RD, Koob GF, Roberto M, Homanics GE. Genetic and pharmacologic manipulation of TLR4 has minimal impact on ethanol consumption in rodents. J Neurosci. 2017 Feb 1;37(5):1139-1155. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2002-16.2016.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27986929

5. Huang IC, Lee JL, Ketheeswaran P, Jones CM, Revicki DA, Wu AW. Does personality affect health related quality of life? A systematic review. PLoS One. 2017 Mar 29;12(3):e0173806. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173806. eCollection 2017.
Key words: Patient reported outcome, personality, health related quality of life
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0173806
PMID: 28355244

6. Ladd MR, Niño DF, March JC, Sodhi CP, Hackam DJ. Generation of an artificial intestine for the mangement of short bowel syndrome. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2016 Apr; 21(2): 178-185. doi: 10.1097/MOT.0000000000000284
Key words: Tissue engineering, necrotizing enterocolitis, short bowel syndrome, premature infants, pediatric surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26867049

7. Locham S, Lee R, Nejim B, Aridi H, Malas MB. Mortality following endovascular versus open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm in the elderly. J Surg Res. April 2017 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm; Non-Ruptured Aneurysm; Vascular Surgery; Open versus Endovascular Repair; NSQIP; Mortality
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2017.03.061

8. Malas MB, Leal JI, Kashyap VS, Cambria RP, Kwolek CJ, Criado E. Technical aspects of transcarotid artery revascularization using the ENROUTE transcarotid neuroprotection and stent system. J Vasc Surg, 2017 March 65(3):916-920.
Key words: transcarotid artery, stent, revascularization
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28236931

9. McGillicuddy EA, Fillinger M, Robinson 3rd WP, Hodgson KJ, Jordan WD, Beck AW, Malas MB, Belkin M. Lombard Aorfix high angulation device, sac behavior following implantation. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Feb 9. pii: S0741-5214(16)31857-2.
Key words: angulated infrarenal aortic necks, sac expansion, endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28190721

10. Obeid T, Alshaikh HN, Nejim B, Arhuidese IJ, Locham SS, Malas MB. Fixed and variable cost of carotid endarterectomy and stenting in the United States, a comparative study. J Vasc Surg. 2017 May;65(5):1398-1406.e1. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2016.11.062.
Key words: carotid artery stenting, carotid endarterectomy, costs
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28216356

11. Pfoh ER, Engineer L, Singh H, Hall LL, Fried ED, Berger Z, Wu AW. Informing the design of a new pragmatic registry to stimulate near miss reporting in ambulatory care. J Patient Saf. 2017 Feb 28. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000317. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Patient safety, near miss, close call, incident reporting, ambulatory care
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28248748

12. Shafi T, Sozio SM, Luly J, Bandeen-Roche KJ, St Peter WL, Ephraim PL,
McDermott A, Herzog CA, Crews DC, Scialla JJ, Tangri N, Miskulin DC, Michels WM,
Jaar BG, Zager PG, Meyer KB, Wu AW, Boulware LE; DEcIDE Network Patient Outcomes
in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators. Antihypertensive medications and risk of death and hospitalizations in US hemodialysis patients: Evidence from a cohort study to inform hypertension treatment practices. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(5):e5924. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000005924.
Key words: End stage renal disease, hypertension, hemodialysis

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28151871

13. Simkin DJ, Greene JA, Jung J, Sacks BC, Fessler HE. The death of animals in medical school. New England Journal of Medicine. 2017 Feb 23;376(8): 713-715.
Key words: medical education, animal model
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1612992
PMID: 28225675

14. Soares KC, Goldstein SD, Ghaseb MA, Kamel I, Hackam DJ, Pawlik TM. Pediatric choledochal cysts: diagnosis and current management. Pediatr Surg Int. 2017 Mar 31. doi: 10.1007/s00383-017-4083-6. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
Key words: Biliary cyst; Caroli disease; Choledochal cyst; Choledochocele; Congenital; Liver cyst; Pediatric
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28364277
PMID: 28364277

15. Wang D, Taylor GM, Gilbert JR, Losee JE, Sodhi CP, Hackam DJ, Billiar TR, Cooper GM. Enhanced calvarial bone healing in CD11c-TLR4-/- and MyD88-/- mice. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Apr;139(4):933e-940e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003206.
Key words: inflammatory response, bone healing
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28350671

1. Andreatos N, Amini N, Gani F, Margonis GA, Sasaki K, Thompson VM, Bentrem DJ, Hall BH, Pitt HA, Wilson A, Pawlik TM. Albumin-bilirubin Score: Predicting Short Term Outcomes including Bile Leak and Post-Hepatectomy Liver Failure following Hepatic Resection. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Feb; 21(2): 238-248.
Key words: albumin; bile leak; bilirubin; liver failure; MELD; outcomes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27619809

2. Fan CJ, Hirose K, Walsh CM, Quartuccio M, Desai NM, Singh VK, Kalyani RR, Warren DS, Sun Z, Hanna MN, Makary MA. Laparoscopic total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation and intraoperative islet separation as a treatment for patients with chronic pancreatitis. JAMA Surg. Published online February 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5707 (Will go to print in journal next month)
Key words: laparoscopic total pancreatectomy, TPIAT, islet transplant, chronic pancreatitis, islet autotransplantion, acute recurrent pancreatitis, pancreatitis center, intraoperative islet transplant, pancreas surgery, minimally invasive surgery
http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamasurgery/fullarticle/2603369
PMID:28241234

3. Gani F, Azoulay DA, Pawlik TM. Evaluating temporal trends in the volume-outcomes relationship following liver surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Mar; 21(3): 463-471.
Key words: liver; trends; volume-outcomes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27813016

4. Gani F, Cerullo M, Amini N, Buettner S, Margonis GA, Sasaki K, Kim Y, Pawlik TM. Revising frailty as a predictor of morbidity and mortality following liver surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Mar 6. doi: 10.1007/s11605-017-3373-6. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: frailty; hepatic surgery; liver; morbidity; mortality; prediction
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28265844

5. Gani F, Makary MA, Pawlik TM. The price of surgery: markup of operative procedures in the United States. J Surg Res. 2017 Feb; 208:192-197.
Key words: charges; cost containment; costs; hospital markup
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27993208

6. Gani F, Canner JK, Pawlik TM. Use of the modified frailty index in the ACS-NSQIP database: highlighting the problem with missing data. JAMA Surg. 2017 Feb 1; 152(2): 205-207.
Key words: frailty, database
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27784060

7. Gani F, Daniel M, Hundt J, Efron JE, Makary MA, Pawlik TM. Variations in hospital costs for surgical procedures: inefficient care of sick patients? Am J Surg. 2017 Jan; 213 (1): 1-9.
Key words: costs; patient; provider; surgery; variation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27392753

8. Kim Y, Amini N, Gani F, Wagner D, Johnson DJ, Scott A, Ejaz A, Margonis GA, Xu L, Buettner S, Wasey JO, Goel R, Frank SM, Pawlik TM. Age of transfused blood impacts perioperative outcomes among patients who undergo major gastrointestinal surgery. Ann Surg. 2017 Jan; 265(1): 103-110.
Key words: age of blood, colorectal surgery, liver surgery, outcomes, pancreatic surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28009733

1. Addae JK, Gani F, Fang SY, Wick EC, Althumairi AA, Efron JE, Canner JK, Euhus DM, Schneider EB.A comparison of trends in operative approach and postoperative outcomes for colorectal cancer surgery. Journal of Surgical Research. 2017; Feb;208:111-120.
Key words: Colorectal cancer; Costs; Length of stay; Minimally invasive surgery; Morbidity; Temporal trends
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27993198

2. Connolly R, Li H, Jankowitz RC, Zhang Z, Rudek MA, Jeter SC, Slater S, Powers P, Wolff AC, Fetting JH, Brufsky AM, Piekarz R, Ahuja N, Laird PW, Shen H, Weisenberger DJ, Cope L, Herman JG, Somlo G, Garcia A, Jones PA, Baylin SB, Davidson NE, Zahnow C, Stearns V. Combination epigenetic therapy in advanced breast cancer with 5-azacitidine and entinostat: a Phase II National Cancer Institute/Stand Up to Cancer Study. Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Dec 15. pii: clincanres.1729.2016.
Key words: Advanced breast cancer, epigenetics, 5-azacitidine, entinostat
https://www-ncbi-nlm-nih-gov.ezp.welch.jhmi.edu/pubmed/27979916

3. Gans I, Jain A, Sirisreetreerux N, Haut ER, Hasenboehler EA. Current practice of antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical fixation of closed long bone fractures: a survey of 297 members of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. Patient Saf Surg. 2017 Jan 16;11:2. doi: 10.1186/s13037-016-0118-5.
Key words: bone fractures, antibiotic prophylaxis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28105080

4. Guest JF, Weidlich D, Singh H, La Fontaine J, Garrett A, Abularrage CJ, Waycaster CR. Cost-effectiveness of using adjunctive porcine small intestine submucosa tri-layer matrix compared with standard care in managing diabetic foot ulcers in the US. J Wound Care. 2017 Jan 2;26(Sup1):S12-S24. doi: 10.12968/jowc.2017.26.Sup1.S12.
Key words: Oasis Ultra; United States; cost-effectiveness; diabetic foot ulcer; porcine small intestine submucosa tri-layer matrix
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28105902

5. Harris RA, Bajo M, Bell RL, Blednov YA, Varodayan FP, Truitt JM, de Guglielmo G, Lasek AW, Logrip ML, Vendruscolo LF, Roberts AJ, Roberts E, George O, Mayfield J, Billiar TR, Hackam DJ, Mayfield RD, Koob GF, Roberto M, Homanics GE. Genetic and pharmacologic manipulation of TLR4 has minimal impact on ethanol consumption in rodents. J Neurosci. 2017 Feb 1;37(5):1139-1155. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2002-16.2016.
Key words: Genetic and Pharmacologic Manipulation, TLR4
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27986929

6. Hicks CW, Najafian A, Farber A, Menard MT, Malas MB, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. Below-knee endovascular interventions have better outcomes compared to open bypass for patients with critical limb ischemia. Vasc Med. 2016 Dec 6. pii: 1358863X16676901. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: angioplasty; arterial occlusive diseases; critical limb ischemia; lower extremity; peripheral arterial disease; popliteal artery; registries; tibial artery; treatment outcome; vascular surgical procedures
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27928034

7. Kasotakis G, Hasenboehler EA, Streib EW, Patel N, Patel MB, Alarcon L, Bosarge PL, Love J, Haut ER, Como JJ. Operative fixation of rib fractures after blunt trauma: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Mar;82(3):618-626.
Key words: rib fractures, operative fixation, blunt trauma
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28030502

8. Lee JL, Frey M, Frey P, Hollin IL, Wu AW. Seeing is engaging: vlogs as a tool for patient engagement. Patient. 2017 Jan 18. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Patient engagement, cystic fibrosis, primary care, pediatrics, video
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28101817

9. Masica DL, Dal Molin M, Wolfgang CL, Tomita T, Ostovaneh MR, Blackford A, Moran RA, Law JK, Barkley T, Goggins M, Irene Canto M, Pittman M, Eshleman JR, Ali SZ, Fishman EK, Kamel IR, Raman SP, Zaheer A, Ahuja N, Makary MA, Weiss MJ, Hirose K, Cameron JL, Rezaee N, He J, Joon Ahn Y, Wu W, Wang Y, Springer S, Diaz LL Jr, Papadopoulos N, Hruban RH, Kinzler KW, Vogelstein B, Karchin R, Marie Lennon A. A novel approach for selecting combination clinical markers of pathology applied to a large retrospective cohort of surgically resected pancreatic cysts. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Jan;24(1):145-152. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocw069.
Key words: IPMN; MOCA; clinical model; combination marker; composite marker; mucinous cyst; pancreatic cyst
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27330075

10. Niño DF, Sodhi CP, Egan CE, Zhou Q, Lin J, Lu P, Yamaguchi Y, Jia H, Martin LY, Good M, Fulton WB, Prindle T Jr, Ozolek JA, Hackam DJ. Retinoic acid improves incidence and severity of necrotizing enterocolitis by lymphocyte balance restitution and repopulation of LGR5+ intestinal stem cells. Shock. 2017 Jan;47(1):22-32.
Key words: Necrotizing Enterocolitis, LGR5+ Intestinal Stem Cell
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27488085

11. Shafi T, Sozio SM, Luly J, Bandeen-Roche KJ, St Peter WL, Ephraim PL, McDermott A, Herzog CA, Crews DC, Scialla JJ, Tangri N, Miskulin DC, Michels WM, Jaar BG, Zager PG, Meyer KB, Wu AW, Boulware LE; DEcIDE Network Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators.. Antihypertensive medications and risk of death and hospitalizations in US hemodialysis patients: Evidence from a cohort study to inform hypertension treatment practices. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(5):e5924.
Key words: Health care utilization, renal dialysis, end stage renal disease, hypertension
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28151871

1. Masica DL, Dal Molin M, Wolfgang CL, Tomita T, Ostovaneh MR, Blackford A, Moran RA, Law JK, Barkley T, Goggins M, Irene Canto M, Pittman M, Eshleman JR, Ali SZ, Fishman EK, Kamel IR, Raman SP, Zaheer A, Ahuja N, Makary MA, Weiss MJ, Hirose K, Cameron JL, Rezaee N, He J, Joon Ahn Y, Wu W, Wang Y, Springer S, Diaz LL Jr, Papadopoulos N, Hruban RH, Kinzler KW, Vogelstein B, Karchin R, Marie Lennon A. A novel approach for selecting combination clinical markers of pathology applied to a large retrospective cohort of surgically resected pancreatic cysts. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Jan;24(1):145-152. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocw069.
Key words: IPMN; MOCA; clinical model; combination marker; composite marker; mucinous cyst; pancreatic cyst
https://www-ncbi-nlm-nih-gov.ezp.welch.jhmi.edu/pubmed/27330075

2. Connolly R, Li H, Jankowitz RC, Zhang Z, Rudek MA, Jeter SC, Slater S, Powers P, Wolff AC, Fetting JH, Brufsky AM, Piekarz R, Ahuja N, Laird PW, Shen H, Weisenberger DJ, Cope L, Herman JG, Somlo G, Garcia A, Jones PA, Baylin SB, Davidson NE, Zahnow C, Stearns V. Combination epigenetic therapy in advanced breast cancer with 5-azacitidine and entinostat: A Phase II National Cancer Institute/Stand Up to Cancer study. Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Dec 15. pii: clincanres.1729.2016.
Key words: Advanced breast cancer, epigenetics, 5-azacitidine, entinostat
https://www-ncbi-nlm-nih-gov.ezp.welch.jhmi.edu/pubmed/27979916

3. Giuliano K, Nagarajan N, Canner JK, Wolfgang CL, Bivalacqua T, Terezakis S, Herman J, Schneider EB, Ahuja N. Predictors of improved survival for patients with retroperitoneal sarcoma. Surgery. 2016 Dec;160(6):1628-1635. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2016.05.041. PMID: 27495850.
Key words: Retroperitoneal sarcoma; SEER database; RPS
https://www-ncbi-nlm-nih-gov.ezp.welch.jhmi.edu/pubmed/27495850

4. Giuliano K, Nagarajan N, Canner J, Najafian A, Wolfgang C, Schneider E, Meyer C, Lennon AM, Johnston FM, Ahuja N. Gastric and small intestine gastrointestinal stromal tumors: Do outcomes differ? J Surg Oncol. 2016 Nov 25. doi: 10.1002/jso.24514. PMID: 27885685
Key words: GIST; SEER database; gastric GIST; gastrointestinal stromal tumors; small intestine GIST
https://www-ncbi-nlm-nih-gov.ezp.welch.jhmi.edu/pubmed/27885685

5. Fu T, Liu Y, Li K, Wan W, Pappou EP, Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Kerner Z, Baylin SB, Wolfgang CL, Ahuja N. Tumors with unmethylated MLH1 and the CpG island methylator phenotype are associated with a poor prognosis in stage II colorectal cancer patients. Oncotarget. 2016 Nov 18. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.13441.
Key words: CpG island methylator phenotype; MLH1; colorectal cancer; methylation; prognosis
https://www-ncbi-nlm-nih-gov.ezp.welch.jhmi.edu/pubmed/27880934

6. Hicks CW, Bronsert M, Hammermeister KE, Henderson WG, Gibula DR, Black JH 3rd, Glebova NO. Operative variables are better predictors of postdischarge infections and unplanned readmissions in vascular surgery patients than patient characteristics. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Dec 22. pii: S0741-5214(16)31629-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.10.086. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: vascular surgery; readmission; outcomes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28017586

7. Hicks CW, Najafian A, Farber A, Menard MT, Malas MB, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. Below-knee endovascular interventions have better outcomes compared to open bypass for patients with critical limb ischemia. Vasc Med. 2016 Dec 6. pii: 1358863X16676901. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: below-knee; infrageniculate; bypass; peripheral vascular intervention; critical limb ischemia
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27928034

8. Hicks CW, Najafian A, Farber A, Menard MT, Malas MB, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. Diabetes does not worsen outcomes following infrageniculate bypass or endovascular intervention for patients with critical limb ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Dec;64(6):1667-1674.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.07.107.
Key words: diabetes; below-knee; infrageniculate; bypass; peripheral vascular intervention; critical limb ischemia
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27871493

9. Obeid T, Hicks CW, Yin K, Arhuidese I, Nejim B, Kilic A, Black JH, Malas M. Contemporary outcomes of open thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: functional status is the strongest predictor of perioperative mortality. J Surg Res. 2016 Nov;206(1):9-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2016.06.051.
Key words: open thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair; TAA; functional status; perioperative mortality
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27916380

10. Zarkowsky DS, Hicks CW, Bostock IC, Stone DH, Eslami M, Goodney PP. Renal dysfunction and the associated decrease in survival after elective endovascular aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Nov;64(5):1278-1285.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.04.009.
Key words: renal dysfunction; EVAR; survival; outcomes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27478004

1. Brown JR, Hisey WM, Marshall EJ, Likosky DS, Nichols EL, Everett AD, Pasquali SK, Jacobs ML, Jacobs JP, Parikh CR. Acute kidney injury severity and long-term readmission and mortality after cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov;102(5):1482-1489. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.04.020.
Key words: acute kidney injury, readmission, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27319985

2. Conte JV. Fairness in heart allocation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec;152(6):1487-1488. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.08.008. PMID: 27640946 No abstract available.
Key words: heart allocation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27640946

3. Crawford TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Suarez-Pierre A, Sciortino CM, Mandal K, Zehr KJ, Conte JV, Higgins RS, Cameron DE, Whitman GJ. Complications after cardiac operations: all are not created equal. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(16)31470-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.10.022. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Cardiac Surgery complications
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27884410

4. Fu T, Liu Y, Li K, Wan W, Pappou EP, Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Kerner Z, Baylin SB, Wolfgang CL, Ahuja N. Tumors with unmethylated MLH1 and the CpG island methylator phenotype are associated with a poor prognosis in stage II colorectal cancer patients. Oncotarget. 2016 Nov 18. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.13441. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: CpG island methylator phenotype; MLH1; colorectal cancer; methylation; prognosis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27880934

5. Giuliano K, Nagarajan N, Canner J, Najafian A, Wolfgang C, Schneider E, Meyer C, Lennon NM, Johnston FM, Ahuja N. Gastric and small intestine gastrointestinal stromal tumors: Do outcomes differ? J Surg Oncol 2016; Nov 25. doi: 10.1002/jso.24514.
Key words: GIST, SEER database, gastric GIST, gastrointestinal stromal tumors, small intestine GIST
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27885685

6. Henn MC, Janjua MB, Zhang H, Kanter EM, Makepeace CM, Schuessler RB, Nichols CG, Lawton JS. Increased tolerance to stress in cardiac expressed gain-of-function of adenosine triphosphate-sensitive potassium channel subunit Kir6.1. J Surg Res. 2016 Dec;206(2):460-465.
Key words: Cantu syndrome; Diazoxide; Myocardial stress; Potassium channel
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27884343

7. Hicks CW, Najafian A, Farber A, Menard MT, Malas MB, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. Diabetes does not worsen outcomes following infrageniculate bypass or endovascular intervention for patients with critical limb ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Dec;64(6):1667-1674.e1.
Key words: diabetes, endovascular intervention, limb ischemia
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27871493

8. Ho VP, Patel NJ, Bokhari F, Madbak FG, Hambley JE, Yon JR, Robinson BR, Nagy K, Armen SB, Kingsley S, Gupta S, Starr FL, Moore HR 3rd, Oliphant UJ, Haut ER, Como JJ. Management of adult pancreatic injuries: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Jan;82(1):185-199.
Key words: traumatic injury, adult pancreatic injuries, Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) framework
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27787438

9. Lawton JS. Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Do it often, do it well, and do it completely-or don't do it at all. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov;152(5):1331-1332.
Key words: coronary artery bypass, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27485678

10. Lawton JS. Reproducibility and replicability of science and thoracic surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec;152(6):1489-1491.
Key words: ethics; reproducibility; research; transparency
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27692760

11. McWilliams E, Zehr K, Alshehri A. An unusual shadow above the aortic valve. Heart. 2016 Dec 15;102(24):1942. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2016-309932. PMID: 27515955
Key words: aortic valve surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27515955

12. Orion KC, Najafian A, Ehlert BA, Malas MB, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. Gender predicts rupture of pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysms. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 Oct;36:1-6.
Key words: pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysms (PDAA), gender outcomes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27421199

13. Patel A, Costello JM, Backer CL, Pasquali SK, Hill KD, Wallace AS, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML. Prevalence of noncardiac and genetic abnormalities in neonates undergoing cardiac operations: analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov;102(5):1607-1614. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.04.008.
Key words: noncardiac and genetic abnormalities, neoates, cardiac operations, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27319986

14. Sugiura T, Hibino N, Breuer CK, Shinoka T. J Tissue-engineered cardiac patch seeded with human induced pluripotent stem cell derived cardiomyocytes promoted the regeneration of host cardiomyocytes in a rat model. Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Dec 1;11(1):163. PMID: 27906085
Key words: tissue engineered cardiac patch seed, human pluripotent stem cell, cardiomyocytes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27906085

1. Arhuidese IJ, Locham SS, Nejim B, Obeid T, Hicks CW, Malas M. Hemodialysis access in the elderly, quick fix vs durability. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Oct 1;223(4):S166.
Key words: USRDS, Dialysis Access, Age
http://www.journalacs.org/article/S1072-7515(16)30279-4/fulltext?rss=yes
No PMID available

2. Arhuidese I, Obeid T, Nejim B, Locham S, Hicks CW, Malas MB. Stenting versus endarterectomy after prior ipsilateral carotid endarterectomy. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2016 Oct 1.
Key words: Carotid Stenting, Restenosis, Endarterectomy, VQI
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0741521416309995

3. Good M, Sodhi CP, Yamaguchi Y, Jia H, Lu P, Fulton WB, Martin LY, Prindle T, Nino DF, Zhou Q, Ma C, Ozolek JA, Buck RH, Goehring KC, Hackam DJ. The human milk oligosaccharide 2'-fucosyllactose attenuates the severity of experimental necrotising enterocolitis by enhancing mesenteric perfusion in the neonatal intestine. Br J Nutr. 2016 Sep 9:1-13. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Neonatal immunity, necrotizing enterocolitis, infant sepsis

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27609061

4. Liang NL, Reitz KM, Makaroun MS, Malas M, Tzeng E. Comparable perioperative outcomes in younger patients undergoing elective open and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Sep 1;64(3):832-3.
Key words: Abdominal aortic aneurysm, EVAR, open repair
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0741521416304414
No PMID available

5. Locham SS, Arhuidese IJ, Nejim B, Obeid T, Abularrage C, Malas M. A comparison of cost of drug-eluting stents versus bare-metal stents in the treatment of critical limb ischemia in the United States. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Sep 1;64(3):838-9.
Key words: Cost analysis, critical limb ischemia, angioplasty, drug-eluting stent, Bare-metal stent
http://www.jvascsurg.org/article/S0741-5214(16)30455-4/abstract
No PMID available

6. Mehta M, Kashyap V, Malas M, Paty P, Cambria R, Kwolek C, Shah R, Criado E, Molnar R. The ROADSTER investigational device exemption trial leads to Food and Drug Administration Approval of the first stent labeled for trans-carotid artery revascularization. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Sep 1;64(3):841-2.
Key words: Trans-Carotid artery revascularization, ROADSTER Trial
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0741521416304621
No PMID available

7. Nejim B, Obeid T, Arhuidese IJ, Locham SS, Onasanya OO, Canner JK, et al. Regional variation in the cost of infra-inguinal lower extremity bypass surgery: national study. J Am Coll Surg [Internet]. 2016 Oct 1 [cited 2016 Oct 17];223(4):e62-3. Available from: http://www.journalacs.org/article/S1072751516309085/fulltext
Key words: Regional Variation, Cost, Premier, Lower Extremity Bypass

8. Nejim B, Alshaikh HN, Arhuidese I, Obeid T, Lum YW, Canner J, et al. Perioperative outcomes of thoracic outlet syndrome surgical repair in a nationally validated database. Angiol [Internet]. 2016 Nov 13;
Key words: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, NSQIP, Perioperative outcomes
http://ang.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/11/11/0003319716677666.full.pdf+html

9. McAdams-DeMarco MA, Ying H, Olorundare I, King EA, Haugen C, Buta B, Gross AL, Kalyani R, Desai NM, Dagher NN, Lonze BE, Montgomery RA, Bandeen-Roche K, Walston JD, Segev DL. Individual Frailty Components and Mortality In Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation. 2016 Oct 25.
Key words: Frailty, mortality, kidney transplant
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27779573

10. Najafian A, Noureldine SI, Azar F, Atallah C, Trinh G, Schneider EB, Tufano RP, Zeiger MA. RAS Mutations, RET/PTC and PAX8/PPAR-gamma Chromosomal rearrangements are also prevalent in benign thyroid lesions? implications thereof and, a systematic review. Thyroid. 2016 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: RAS mutations; RET/PTC and PAX8/PPAR-gamma chromosomal rearrangements; benign thyroid lesions; molecular markers; thyroid
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27750019

11. Wang S, Malas MB. A novel percutaneous double-lumen stent graft technique for treatment of chronic type B aortic dissection under local anesthesia. J Vascular Surgery Cases and Innovative Techniques. 2016 Sep 30;2(3):73-6.
Key words: Case report, double-lumen stent, Type B aortic dissection
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352667X1600028X
No PMID available

12. Zehr KJ. Giant cell aortitis: lessons from a series of an uncommon disease. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Sep;50(3):560-1. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezw154. No abstract available.PMID: 27174547.
Key words: giant cell aortitis

http://ejcts.oxfordjournals.org/content/50/3/560.short?rss=1

1. Ascierto ML, McMiller TL , Berger AE, Danilova L, Anders RA, Netto GJ,Xu H, Pritchard TS, Fan J, Cheadle C, Cope L, Drake CG, Pardoll DM, Taube JM, Topalian ST. The intratumoral balance between metabolic and immunologic gene expression is associated with anti-PD-1 response in patients with renal cell carcinoma. Cancer Immunol Res. 2016 Sep 2;4(9):726-33.
Key words: kidney cancer, PD-1, tumor metabolism, genitourinary cancers, immune responses to cancer, immunomodulation, tumor resistance to immune response
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27491898

2. Bostock I, Zarkowsky DS, Hicks CW, Stone DH, Eslami M, Malas MB, Goodney PP. Outcomes of EVAR in kidney transplant recipients: results from a national quality initiative. Am J Transplant. 2016 Aug;16(8):2395-400.
Key words: EVAR, kidney transplant, outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/268132532

3. Edrees H, Connors C, Paine L, Norvell M, Taylor H, Wu AW. Implementing the RISE second victim support programme at the Johns Hopkins Hospital: a case study. BMJ Open. 2016 Sep 30;6(9):e011708. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011708.
Key words: Patient safety, second victim, burnout
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27694486

4. Leeds IL, Boss EF, George JA, Strockbine V, Wick EC, Jelin EB. Preparing enhanced recovery after surgery for implementation in pediatric populations. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Sep 5.
Key words: pediatric surgery, enhanced recovery after surgery, colorectal surgery, outcomes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27663124

5. Leeds IL, Alturki H, Canner JK, Schneider EB, Efron JE, Wick EC, Gearhart SL, Safar B, Fang SH. Outcomes of abdominoperineal resection for management of anal cancer in HIV-positive patients: a national case review. World J Surg Oncol. 2016 Aug 5;14(1):208.
Key words: abdominoperineal resection, outcomes, anal cancer, HIV
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27495294

6. Jensen RE, Snyder CF, Basch E, Frank L, Wu AW. All together now: findings from a PCORI workshop to align patient-reported outcomes in the electronic health record. J Comp Eff Res. 2016 Nov;5(6):561-567. Epub 2016 Sep 2.
Key words: Patient reported outcomes, electronic health record, patient centered outcomes research, quality of care
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27586855

7. Magruder JT, Shah AS, Crawford TC, Grimm JC, Kim B, Orens JB, Bush EL, Higgins RS, Merlo CA. Simulated regionalization of heart and lung transplantation in the United States. Am J Transplant 2016 Sept 12 2016 Sep 12. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13967. [Epub ahead of print] [in press]
Key words: heart transplantation, lung transplantation, organ allocation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27618731

8. Magruder JT, Blasco-Colmenares E, Crawford T, Alejo D, Conte JV, Salenger R, Fonner CE, Kwon CC, Bobbitt J, Brown JM, Nelson MG, Horvath KA, Whitman GR. Variation in red blood cell transfusion practices during cardiac operations among centers in Maryland: results from a state quality-improvement collaborative. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 20. pii: S0003-4975(16)30618-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.05.109. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: cardiac surgery, red blood cell transfusion, quality improvement, Maryland statewide quality improvement, MCSQI
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27553501

9. Maiese EM, Johnson PT, Bancroft T, Goolsby Hunter A, Wu AW. Quality of life of HIV-infected patients who switch antiretroviral medication due to side effects or other reasons. Curr Med Res Opin. 2016 Sep 20:1-8. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Patient reported outcomes, HIV/AIDS, antiviral therapy
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27552553

10. Morales DL, Khan MS, Turek JW, Biniwale R, Tchervenkov CI, Rush M, Jacobs JP, Tweddell JS, Jacobs ML. Report of the 2015 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Practice Survey. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 20. pii: S0003-4975(16)30617-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.05.108. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Practice Survey
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27553498

11. Niño DF, Sodhi CP, Hackam DJ. Necrotizing enterocolitis: new insights into pathogenesis and mechanisms. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Aug 18. doi: 10.1038/nrgastro.2016.119. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Necrotizing enterocolitis, innate immunity, toll like receptor, nature
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27534694

12. Reardon MJ, Kleiman NS, Adams DH, Yakubov SJ, Coselli JS, Deeb GM, O'Hair D, Gleason TG, Lee JS, Hermiller JB Jr, Chetcuti S, Heiser J, Merhi W, Zorn GL 3rd, Tadros P, Robinson N, Petrossian G, Hughes GC, Harrison JK, Maini B, Mumtaz M, Conte JV, Resar JR, Aharonian V, Pfeffer T, Oh JK, Huang J, Popma JJ. Outcomes in the randomized CoreValve US Pivotal High-risk Trial in patients with a Society of Thoracic Surgeons risk score of 7% or Less. JAMA Cardiol . 2016 Aug 17. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2016.2257. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: randomized CoreValve US Pivotal High Risk trial
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27541162

13. Sacco Casamassima MG, Gause CD, Goldstein SD, Abdullah F, Meoded A, Lukish JR, Wolfgang CL, Cameron J, Hackam DJ, Hruban RH, Colombani PM. Pancreatic surgery for tumors in children and adolescents. Pediatr Surg Int. 2016 Aug;32(8):779-88. doi: 10.1007/s00383-016-3925-y. Epub 2016 Jun 30.
Key words: Pancreas surgery, pediatric oncology
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27488085

14. Tran QK, Bayram JD, Boonyasai RT, Case MA, Connor C, Doggett D, Fawole OA, Ijagbemi OM, Levin S, Wu AW, Pham JC. Pediatric emergency department return: a literature review of risk factors and interventions. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Aug;32(8):570-7. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000876.
Key words: Emergency Medicine, hospital care, hospital readmission
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27490736

1. Arhuidese I, Malas M, Obeid T, Massada K, Khaled A, Alzahrani A, Samaha G, Reifsnyder T. Outcomes after open infrainguinal bypass in patients with scleroderma. Journal of vascular surgery. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Jul;64(1):117-23.
Key words: Scleroderma, Infra-inguinal bypass, patency
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27005756

2. Fukunishi T, Best CA, Sugiura T, Shoji T, Yi T, Udelsman B, Ohst D, Ong CS, Zhang H, Shinoka T, Breuer CK, Johnson J, Hibino N. Tissue-Engineered Small Diameter Arterial Vascular Grafts from Cell-Free Nanofiber PCL/Chitosan Scaffolds in a Sheep Model. PLoS One. 2016 Jul 28;11(7):e0158555. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158555. eCollection 2016.
Key words: Tissue engineered vascular graft, small diameter, nano fiber
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27467821

3. Glebova NO, Bronsert M, Hammermeister KE, Nehler MR, Gibula DR, Malas MB, Black JH, Henderson WG. Drivers of readmissions in vascular surgery patients. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Jul;64(1):185-194.e3.
Key words: Readmission, NSQIP, planned readmission
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27038838

4. Haut ER, Mann NC, Kotwal RS. "Military Trauma Care's Learning Health System: The Importance of Data Driven Decision Making." Paper commissioned by the National Academies of Medicine used to support the report titled "A National Trauma Care System: Integrating Military and Civilian Trauma Systems to Achieve Zero Preventable Deaths After Injury." 2016.
Key words: trauma, injury, trauma system
http://www.nationalacademies.org/hmd/Activities/
HealthServices/LearningTraumaSystems.aspx

5. Hye RJ, Voeks JH, Malas MB, Tom M, Longson S, Blackshear JL, Brott TG. Anesthetic type and risk of myocardial infarction after carotid endarterectomy in the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial (CREST). J Vasc Surg. 2016 Jul;64(1):3-8.e1
Key words: CREST trial, CEA, CAS, anesthesia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26994949

6. Jacobs JP, He X, Mayer JE Jr, Austin EH 3rd, Quintessenza JA, Karl TR, Vricella L, Mavroudis C, O'Brien SM, Pasquali SK, Hill KD, Husain SA, Overman DM, St Louis JD, Han JM, Shahian DM, Cameron D, Jacobs ML. Mortality trends in pediatric and congenital heart surgery: an analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 30. pii: S0003-975(16)00084-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.01.071. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: pediatric and congenital heart surgery, mortality trends
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27590683

7. Kilic A, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Dungan SP, Crawford T, Whitman GJ, Conte JV. Development and validation of a score to predict the risk of readmission after adult cardiac operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)30616-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.05.107. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: readmission risk score, adult cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27546600

8. Lawton JS. Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Do it often, do it well, and do it completely-or don't do it at all. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jul 9. pii: S0022-5223(16)30702-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.07.009. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27485678

9. Leeds IL, Haut ER, Barnett CC. Splenic abscess complicated by gastrosplenic fistula. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016;81(3):612-4.
Key words: lymphoma, gastrosplenic fistula
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27306445

10. Lorber R, Srivastava S, Wilder TJ, McIntyre S, DeCampli WM, Williams WG, Frommelt P, Parness IA, Blackstone EH, Jacobs M, Mertens L, Brothers J, Herlong JR; AAOCA Working Group of the Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society. The authors reply. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jul;9(7):899-900. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.01.003. Epub 2016 Mar 9. No abstract available.
Key words: Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26971003

11. Magruder JT, Collica S, Belmustakov S, Crawford TC, Grimm JC, Cameron DE, Baumgartner WA, Mandal K. Nanotechnology approaches to targeting inflammation and excitotoxicity in a canine model of hypothermic circulatory arrest-induced brain injury. J Card Surg. 2016 Aug;31(8):486-92. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12774. Epub 2016 Jun 15.
Key words: nanotechnology, inflammation, excitotoxicity, hyporthermic circulatory arrest-induce brain injury
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27154161

12. Miller PE, Houston BA, Schneider AL, Bush A, Whitman GJ, Stevens G, Tedford RJ, Russell SD. Association of pre-implant red blood cell distribution width with clinical outcomes among individuals with left ventricular assist devices: LVAD red blood cell distribution and mortality. ASAIO J. 2016 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: pre-implant red blood cell, lef ventricular assist devices
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27556145

13. Nejim B, Obeid T, Arhuidese I, Hicks C, Wang S, Canner J, Malas M. Predictors of perioperative outcomes after carotid revascularization. Journal of Surgical Research. 2016 Aug 1;204(2):267-73.
Key words: Carotid endarterectomy, carotid stenting, NSQIP, mortality, stroke
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27565060

14. Niño DF, Sodhi CP, Egan CE, Zhou Q, Lin J, Lu P, Yamaguchi Y, Jia H, Martin LY, Good M, Fulton WB, Prindle T Jr, Ozolek JA, Hackam DJ. Retinoic acid improves incidence and severity of necrotizing enterocolitis by lymphocyte balance restitution and repopulation of LGR5+ intestinal stem cells. Shock. 2016 Aug 2. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Intestinal stem cells, lymphocytes, Tregs, Th17 cells, retinoic acid
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27488085

15. Zehr KJ. Composite graft aortic root reconstruction: Reproducible, durable, and uncomplicated. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Oct;152(4):1049-51.
Key words: composite graft aortic root reconstruction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27497732

1. Etchill E, Sperry J, Zuckerbraun B, Alarcon L, Brown J, Schuster K, Kaplan L, Piper G, Peitzman A, Neal MD. The confusion continues: results from an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma survey on massive transfusion practices among United States trauma centers. Transfusion. 2016 Aug 11;Epub ahead of print.
Key words: massive transfusion protocol, massive transfusion, trauma resuscitation http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27515056

2. Fukunishi T, Best CA, Sugiura T, Shoji T, Yi T, Udelsman B, Ohst D, Ong CS, Zhang H, Shinoka T, Breuer CK, Johnson J, Hibino N. Tissue-engineered small diameter arterial vascular grafts from cell-free nanofiber PCL/chitosan scaffolds in a sheep model. PLoS One. 2016 Jul 28;11(7)
Key words: tissue engineering, vascular graft, nano fiber
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27467821

3. Giuliano K, Nagarajan N, Canner JK, Wolfgang CL, Bivalacqua T, Terezakis S, Herman J, Schneider EB, Ahuja N. Predictors of improved survival for patients with retroperitoneal sarcoma. Surgery 2016 Aug 2. [epub ahead of print]
Key words: retroperitoneal sarcoma; radiation therapy; prognostic factors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27495850

4. Global Surg Collaborative. Mortality of emergency abdominal surgery in high-, middle- and low-income countries. Br J Surg. 2016 Jul;103(8):971-988.
Key words: global surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27145169

5. Goerlich, CE, Frazier, OH, Cohn, WE. "Previous Challenges and Current Progress-the Use of Total Artificial Hearts in Patients with End-Stage Heart Failure." Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy. 2016, Aug 11; 1-4.
Key words: Total artificial heart, heart transplant, mechanical circulatory support
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14779072.
2016.1217154?scroll=top&needAccess=true
No PMID available

6. Hibino N. Three dimensional printing: applications in surgery for congenital heart disease. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 May;7(3):351-2.
Key words: 3D printing, congenital heart disease, surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27142403

7. Kolh P, Kurlansky P, Cremer J, Lawton J, Siepe M, Fremes S. Transatlantic editorial: A comparison between European and North American guidelines on myocardial revascularization. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug;152(2):304-16. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.04.053. Epub 2016 May 4. No abstract available.
Key words: myocardiac revascularization guidelines
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27158134

8. Lawton JS. What defines the optimal safe operative management of acute type A aortic dissection? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Sep;152(3):937-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.04.086. No abstract available.
Key words: acute type a aortic dissection, operative management
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27530645

9. Lee G, Lee M, Allaf M, Green I, Marohn M. Surgeons' physical discomfort and symptoms during robotic surgery: a comprehensive ergonomic survey study. Surg Endosc. 2016 DOI 10.1007/s00464-016-5160-y.
Key words: robotic surgery,ergonomics, Da Vinci, survey, physical symptom, discomfort
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00464-016-5160-y
PMID: 27515836

10. Leeds IL, Alturki H, Canner JK, Schneider EB, Efron JE, Wick EC, Gearhart SL, Safar B, Fang SH. Outcomes of abdominoperineal resection for management of anal cancer in HIV-positive patients: a national case review. World J Surg Oncol. 2016 Aug 5;14(1):208.
Key words: abdominoperineal resection, HIV
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4974747/

11. Magruder JT, Collica S, Belmustakov S, Crawford TC, Grimm JC, Cameron DE, Baumgartner WA, Mandal K. Predictors of Late-Onset Atrial Fibrillation Following Isolated Mitral Valve Repairs in Patients With Preserved Ejection Fraction. J Card Surg. 2016 Aug; 31(8):486-92. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12774. Epub 2016 Jun 15.
Key words: Late-onset atrial fibrillation, mitral valve repair
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27302368

12. Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Crawford TC, Tedford RJ, Russell SD, Sciortino CM, Whitman GJ, Shah AS. Survival following orthotopic heart transplantation in bridge-to-transplant heartware heart ventricular assist device versus Heartmate II patients. Ann Thoracic Surg 2016 [in press].
Key words: LVAD, bridge to transplantation, heart transplantation, survival, outcomes
PMID: (Publication in press)

13. Magruder JT, Hibino N, Collica S, Zhang H, Harness HL, Heitmiller ES, Jacobs ML, Cameron DE, Vricella LA, Everett AD. Association of nadir oxygen delivery on cardiopulmonary bypass with serum glial fibrillary acid protein levels in paediatric heart surgery patients. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 16. pii: ivw194. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: glial fibrillary acid protein, oxygen delivery, cardiopulmonary bypass, pediatric heart surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27316657

14. Melby SJ, Saint LL, Balsara K, Itoh A, Lawton JS, Maniar H, Pasque MK, Damiano RJ Jr, Moon MR. Complete coronary revascularization improves survival in octogenarians. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug;102(2):505-11. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.01.065. Epub 2016 Apr 19.
Key words: coronary revascularization, survival, octogenarians
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27101730

15. Melchiorri AJ, Bracaglia LG, Kimerer LK, Hibino N, Fisher JP. In vitro endothelialization of biodegradable vascular grafts via endothelial progenitor cell seeding and maturation in a tubular perfusion system bioreactor. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2016 Jul;22(7):663-70.
Key words: vascular graft, endothelial progenitor cell, bioreactor
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27206552

1. Fuller S, Jacobs JP. Congenital heart surgery in adults: the challenge of estimation of risk of mortality. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Jul;7 (4):436-9. doi: 10.1177/2150135116656122. Review. No abstract available.
Key words: adult congenital heart surgery, mortality risk
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27358297

2. Gleason TG, Schindler JT, Adams DH, Reardon MJ, Kleiman NS, Caplan LR, Conte JV, Deeb GM, Hughes GC Jr, Chenoweth S, Popma JJ. The risk and extent of neurologic events are equivalent for high-risk patients treated with transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jul;152(1):85-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.02.073. Epub 2016 Mar 12.
Key words: neurologic events, transcatheter aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27085389

3. Lorber R, Srivastava S, Wilder TJ, McIntyre S, DeCampli WM, Williams WG, Frommelt P, Parness IA, Blackstone EH, Jacobs M, Mertens L, Brothers J, Herlong JR; AAOCA working group of the Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society. The Authors Reply. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jul;9(7):899-900. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.01.003. Epub 2016 Mar 9. No abstract available.
Key words: Anomalous aortic origin of coronary arteries, echocardiographic evaluation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26971003

4. Magruder JT, Young A, Grimm JC, Conte JV, Shah AS, Mandal K, Sciortino CM, Zehr KJ, Cameron DE, Price J. Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting: Does graft configuration affect outcome? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jul;152(1):120-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.03.022. Epub 2016 Mar 12.
Key words: internal thoracic artery grafting, coronary artery bypass
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27343909

5. Mavroudis C. Robert L. Replogle (1931-2016). World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Jul;7(4):423-4. doi: 10.1177/2150135116656170. No abstract available.
Key words: Robert Replogle
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27358295

6. Melchiorri AJ, Bracaglia LG, Kimerer LK, Hibino N, Fisher JP. In vitro endothelialization of biodegradable vascular grafts via endothelial progenitor cell seeding and maturation in a tubular perfusion system bioreactor. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2016 Jul;22 (7):663-70. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEC.2015.0562. Epub 2016 Jun 17.
Key words: in vitro endothelialization, biodegradable vascular grafts, endothelial progenitor cell seeding, tubular perfusion system bioreactor
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27206552

7. Milani-Nejad N, Chung JH, Canan BD, Davis JP, Fedorov VV, Higgins RS, Kilic A, Mohler PJ, Janssen PM. Insights into length-dependent regulation of cardiac cross-bridge cycling kinetics in human myocardium. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2016 Jul 1;601:48-55. doi: 10.1016/j.abb.2016.02.005. Epub 2016 Feb 18.
Key words: cardiac cross-bridge cycling kinetics, human myocardium
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26854725

8. Popma JJ, Gleason TG, Yakubov SJ, Harrison JK, Forrest JK, Maini B, Ruiz CE, Pinto DS, Costa M, Resar J, Conte J, Crestanello J, Chang Y, Oh JK, Reardon MJ, Adams DH. Relationship of annular sizing using multidetector computed tomographic imaging and clinical outcomes after self-expanding corevalve transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Jul;9(7). pii: e003282. doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.115.003282.
Key words: annular sizing, computed tomographic imagin, CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27369803

9. Sajan F, Conte JV, Tamargo RJ, Riley LH, Rock P, Faraday N. Association of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors with transfusion in surgical patients. Anesth Analg. 2016 Jul;123(1):21-8. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001319.
Key words: serotonin reuptake inhibitors, transfusion, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27159071

10. Weaver ML, Hicks CW, Lum YW. Surgical updates on thoracic outlet syndrome. Current Surgery Reports. 2016 Jun 30;4(8).
Key words: Thoracic outlet syndrome
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40137-016-0150-5
No PMID available

11. Zant R, Stocker C, Schlapbach LJ, Mayfield S, Karl T, Schibler A. Procalcitonin in the early course post pediatric cardiac surgery. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Jul;17(7):624-9. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000751.
Key words: Procalcitonin, pediatric cardiac surgery

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27124563

1. Arbaje AI, Werner NE, Kasda EM, Wu AW, Locke CF, Aboumatar H, Paine LA, Leff B, Davis RO, Boonyasai R. Learning from lawsuits: using malpractice claims data to develop care transitions planning tools. J Patient Saf. 2016 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Patient safety, malpractice, quality of care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27294592

2. Badhwar V, Rankin JS, Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Habib RH, D'Agostino RS, Thourani VH, Suri RM, Prager RL, Edwards FH. the society of thoracic surgeons adult cardiac surgery database: 2016 update on research. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 2. pii: S0003-4975(16)30488-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.05.009. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database, Research
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27262913

3. Crites JS, Chuang C, Dimmock A, Hwang W, Johannes B, Paranjape A, Wu AW. PROs in the balance: ethical implications of collecting patient reported outcome measures in the electronic health record. Am J Bioeth. 2016 Apr;16(4):67-8. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2016.1146543.
Key words: Medical ethics, patient reported outcomes, electronic health record
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26982933

4. Deeb GM, Reardon MJ, Chetcuti S, Patel HJ, Grossman PM, Yakubov SJ, Kleiman NS, Coselli JS, Gleason TG, Lee JS, Hermiller JB Jr, Heiser J, Merhi W, Zorn GL 3rd, Tadros P, Robinson N, Petrossian G, Hughes GC, Harrison JK, Maini B, Mumtaz M, Conte J, Resar J, Aharonian V, Pfeffer T, Oh JK, Qiao H, Adams DH, Popma JJ; CoreValve US Clinical Investigators. 3-year outcomes in high-risk patients who underwent surgical or transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Jun 7;67(22):2565-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.03.506. Epub 2016 Apr 3.
Key words: high risk surgical, transcatheter aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27050187

5. Edrees H, Brock DM, Wu AW, McCotter PI, Hofeldt R, Shannon SE, Gallagher TH, White AA. The experiences of risk managers in providing emotional support for health care workers after adverse events. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2016 Apr;35(4):14-21. doi: 10.1002/jhrm.21219.
Key words: Second victim, risk management, patient safety, adverse event, burnout
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27088771

6. Fann JI, Moffatt-Bruce SD, DiMaio JM, Sanchez JA. human factors and human nature in cardiothoracic surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun;101(6):2059-66. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.04.016. Epub 2016 Apr 27. No abstract available.
Key words: Human Factors, cardiothoracic surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27131898

7. Gupta P, Pasquali SK, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Tang X, Gossett JM, Gaynor JW, Praestgaard AH, Schexnayder SM, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM; American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators. Outcomes following single and recurrent in-hospital cardiac arrests in children with heart disease: a report from American Heart Association's get with the guidelines registry-resuscitation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Jun;17(6):531-9. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000678.
Key words: single and recurrent in-hospital cardiac arrests in children, heart disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26914627

8. Higgins RS, Pronovost P. Mastery of care-toward communitarian regulation. Ann Surg. 2016 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: Communitarian Regulation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27280516

9. Jacobs JP. Risk adjustment in paediatric and congenital cardiac surgery. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Jun 14. pii: ezw166. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: risk adjustment, pediatric, congenital cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27301387

10. Kogon B, Karamlou T, Baumgartner W, Merrill W, Backer C. Congenital cardiac surgery fellowship training: A status update. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun;151(6):1488-95. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.02.039. Epub 2016 Feb 24.PMID: 27002229.
Key words: congenital cardiac surgery fellowship training
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27002229

11. Kuijpers LM, Maltha J, Guiraud I, Kaboré B, Lompo P, Devlieger H, Van Geet C, Tinto H, Jacobs J. Malar J. Severe anaemia associated with Plasmodium falciparum infection in children: consequences for additional blood sampling for research. 2016 Jun 2;15:304. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1356-9.
Key words: anemia, plasmodium falciparum infection, children
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27251128

12. Lee BP, Chen PH, Haugen C, Hernaez R, Gurakar A, Philosophe B, Dagher N, Moore SA, Li Z, Cameron AM. Three year results of a pilot program in early liver transplantation for severe alcoholic hepatitis. Ann Surg. 2016 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: liver transplantation, alcoholic hepatitis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27280501

13. Magruder JT, Collica S, Belmustakov S, Crawford TC, Grimm JC, Cameron DE, Baumgartner WA, Mandal K. Predictors of late-onset atrial fibrillation following isolated mitral valve repairs in patients with preserved ejection fraction. J Card Surg. 2016 Jun 15. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12774.
Key words: Predictors of late-onset atrial fibrillation, mitral valve repairs, preserved ejection fraction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27302368

14. Moore JM, Hooker CM, Molena D, Mungo B, Brock MV, Battafarano RJ, Yang SC. Complex esophageal reconstruction procedures have acceptable outcomes compared with routine esophagectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 21. pii: S0003-4975(16)00223-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.02.039. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Complex esophageal reconstruction, esophagectomy, survival, postoperative complications
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27217296

15. Mungo B, Hooker CM, Ho JS, Yang SC, Battafarano RJ, Brock MV, Molena D. Robotic versus thoracoscopic resection for lung cancer: early results of a new robotic program. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016 Apr;26(4):243-8. doi: 10.1089/lap.2016.0049. Epub 2016 Mar 15.
Key words: Robotic video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, VATS, surgical outcomes, lung cancer
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26978326

1. Al Efishat M, Allen PJ. Therapeutic approach to cystic neoplasms of the pancreas. Surg Oncol Clinics N Am. 2016 Apr;25(2):351-61.
Key words: Pancreatic cysts, IPMN, Serous cystadenoma, Mucinous cystic neoplasms, Pancreatectomy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27013369

2. Chimanji N, Kilic A, Hasan A, Higgins RS, Whitson BA, Kilic A. Institutional cost comparison between heart transplants and left ventricular assist device implantations. Exp Clin Transplant. 2016 Apr 7. doi: 10.6002/ect.2015.0213. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: heart transplants, left ventricular assist device, costs
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27063391

3. Conte J. Magnetic resonance imaging is the future of transcatheter aortic valve replacement implantation … and always will be. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May;151(5):1278-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.12.004.
Key words: magnetic resonance imaging, transcatheter aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26778378

4. Fernandez FG, Furnary AP, Kosinski AS, Onaitis MW, Kim S, Boffa D, Cowper P, Jacobs JP, Wright CD, Putnam JB Jr. Longitudinal follow-up of lung cancer resection from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons general thoracic surgery database in patients 65 years and older. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 28. pii: S0003-4975(16)30136-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.03.034. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: lung cancer resection, Society of Thoracic Surgery Database
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27157052

5. Grimm JC, Magruder JT, Wilson MA, Blue ME, Crawford TC, Troncoso JC, Zhang F, Kannan S, Sciortino CM, Johnston MV, Kannan RM, Baumgartner WA. Nanotechnology approaches to targeting inflammation and excitotoxicity in a canine model of hypothermic circulatory arrest-induced brain injury. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(16)00262-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.02.077. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Nanotechnology, inflammation and excitotoxicity, canine model, hypothermic circulatory arrest brain injury
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27154161

6. Hibino N. Three dimensional printing: applications in surgery for congenital heart disease. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 May;7(3):351-2. doi: 10.1177/2150135116644886. Review.
Key words: three dimensional printing, congenital heart disease, surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27142403

7. Hijazi ZM, Ruiz CE, Zahn E, Ringel R, Aldea GS, Bacha EA, Bavaria J, Bolman RM 3rd, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Feldman T, Fullerton D, Horlick E, Mack MJ, Miller DC, Moon MR, Mukherjee D, Trento A, Tommaso CL; Cameron, DE, Society for Cardiovascular angiography and Interventions; American College of Cardiology; American Association for Thoracic Surgery; Society of Thoracic Surgeons. SCAI/AATS/ACC/STS operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement, part III: Pulmonic valve. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 May;149(5):e71-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.02.058.
Key words: pulmonic valve, transcatheter valve repair
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25816957

8. Kilic A, Ohkuma R, Grimm JC, Magruder JT, Sussman M, Schneider EB, Whitman GJ. A novel score to estimate the risk of pneumonia after cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May;151(5):1415-1421. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.12.049. Epub 2016 Jan 14.
Key words: risk score, pneumonia, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27085620

9. Magruder JT, Crawford TC, Grimm JC, Fredi JL, Shah AS. Managing mitral regurgitation: focus on the MitraClip device. Med Devices (Auckl). 2016 Apr 12;9:53-60. doi: 10.2147/MDER.S86645. eCollection 2016. Review.
Key words: mitral regurgitation, MitraClip device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27110142

10. Miller JG, Li M, Mazilu D, Hunt T, Horvath KA. Real-time magnetic resonance imaging-guided transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May;151(5):1269-77. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.11.024. Epub 2015 Nov 22.
Key words: robot assisted, magnetic resonance image guided transcatheter aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26725711

11. Miller JG, Li M, Mazilu D, Hunt T, Horvath KA. Robot-assisted real-time magnetic resonance image-guided transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May;151(5):1407-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.11.047. Epub 2015 Dec 10.
Key words: robot assisted, magnetic resonance image guided transcatheter aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26778373

12. Myers MR, Magruder JT, Crawford TC, Grimm JC, Halushka MK, Baumgartner WA, Cameron DE. Surgical repair of aortic dissection 16 years post-Ross procedure. J Surg Case Rep. 2016 May 2;2016(4). pii: rjw059. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjw059.
Key words: aortic dissection, Ross procedure
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27141044

13. Prabhu S, Karl T, Morwood J, Alphonso N. Temporary single ventricle palliation for severe diastolic dysfunction in a biventricular heart. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 May 6. pii: 2150135116635145. [Epub ahead of print] \
Key words: single ventricle palliation, diastolic dysfunction, biventuricular heart
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27154794

14. Sajan F, Conte JV, Tamargo RJ, Riley LH, Rock P, Faraday N. Association of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors with transfusion in surgical patients. Anesth Analg. 2016 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: serotonin reuptatke inhibitors, transfusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27159071

15. Zant R, Stocker C, Schlapbach LJ, Mayfield S, Karl T, Schibler A. Procalcitonin in the early course post pediatric cardiac surgery. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Procalcitonin, pediatric cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27124563

1. Brown CH 4th, Laflam A, Max L, Lymar D, Neufeld KJ, Tian J, Shah AS, Whitman GJ, Hogue CW. The impact of delirium after cardiac surgical procedures on postoperative resource use. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar 31. pii: S0003-4975(16)00067-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.12.074. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: delirium, cardiac surgery, resource use
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27041454

2. Deeb GM, Reardon MJ, Chetcuti S, Patel HJ, Grossman PM, Yakubov SJ, Kleiman NS, Coselli JS, Gleason TG, Lee JS, Hermiller JB Jr, Heiser J, Merhi W, Zorn GL 3rd, Tadros P, Robinson N, Petrossian G, Hughes GC, Harrison JK, Maini B, Mumtaz M, Conte J, Resar J, Aharonian V, Pfeffer T, Oh JK, Qiao H, Adams DH, Popma JJ; CoreValve US Clinical Investigators. Three-year outcomes in high-risk patients who underwent surgical or transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Mar 22. pii: S0735-1097(16)01690-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.03.506. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: transcatheter aortic valve replacement, high risk
PMID: 27050187

3. Grimm JC, Sciortino CM, Magruder JT, Dungan SP, Valero V 3rd, Sharma K, Tedford RJ, Russell SD, Whitman GJ, Silvestry SC, Shah AS. Outcomes in Patients Bridged With Univentricular and Biventricular Devices in the Modern Era of Heart Transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 8. pii: S0003-4975(16)00022-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.01.019. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: univentircular and biventricular devices, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27068177

4. Hori D, Hogue C, Adachi H, Max L, Price J, Sciortino C, Zehr K, Conte J, Cameron D, Mandal K. Perioperative optimal blood pressure as determined by ultrasound tagged near infrared spectroscopy and its association with postoperative acute kidney injury in cardiac surgery patients.Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr;22(4):445-51. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivv371. Epub 2016 Jan 12.
Key words: blood pressure, ultrasound, near infrared spectroscopy, postoperative acute kidney injury, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26763042

5. Lee YU, de Dios Ruiz-Rosado J, Mahler N, Best CA, Tara S, Yi T, Shoji T, Sugiura T, Lee AY, Robledo-Avila F, Hibino N, Pober JS, Shinoka T, Partida-Sanchez S, Breuer CK TGF-? receptor 1 inhibition prevents stenosis of tissue-engineered vascular grafts by reducing host mononuclear phagocyte activation. FASEB J. 2016 Apr 8. pii: fj.201500179R. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: TGF-B receptor, tissue-engineered vascular grafts, mononuclear phagocyte activation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27059717

6. Magruder JT, Whitman GR. Reply. Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr;101(4):1631-2. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.10.084. No abstract available.
Key words: acute kidney injury, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27000600

7. Mastropietro CW, Benneyworth BD, Turrentine M, Wallace AS, Hornik CP, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML. Tracheostomy after operations for congenital heart disease: an analysis of the society of thoracic surgeons congenital heart surgery database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(16)00058-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.01.046. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: tracheostomy, congenital heart disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27083243

8. Mohiuddin MM, Singh AK, Corcoran PC, Thomas Iii ML, Clark T, Lewis BG, Hoyt RF, Eckhaus M, Pierson Iii RN, Belli AJ, Wolf E, Klymiuk N, Phelps C, Reimann KA, Ayares D, Horvath KA. Chimeric 2C10R4 anti-CD40 antibody therapy is critical for long-term survival of GTKO.hCD46.hTBM pig-to-primate cardiac xenograft. Nat Commun. 2016 Apr 5;7:11138. doi: 10.1038/ncomms11138.
Key words: Chimeric 2C10R4 anti-CD40 antibody, GTKO.hCD46.hTBM pig-to-primate cardiac xenograft
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27045379

9. Pasquali SK, Jacobs JP, Farber GK, Bertoch D, Blume ED, Burns KM, Campbell R, Chang AC, Chung WK, Riehle-Colarusso T, Curtis LH, Forrest CB, Gaynor WJ, Gaies MG, Go AS, Henchey P, Martin GR, Pearson G, Pemberton VL, Schwartz SM, Vincent R, Kaltman JR. Report of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group: An Integrated Network for Congenital Heart Disease Research. Report of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group: An Integrated Network for Congenital Heart Disease Research. Circulation. 2016 Apr 5;133(14):1410-8. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.019506.
Key words: National, Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Network for Congenital Heart Disease Research
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27045129

10. Prabhu S, Mattke AC, Anderson B, McBride C, Cooke L, Karl T, Alphonso N. Repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia during extracorporeal life support: experience with six neonates.ANZ J Surg. 2016 Mar 14. doi: 10.1111/ans.13466. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: congenital diaphragmatic hernia, extracorporeal life support, neonates
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26990599

11. Svensson LG, Gillinov AM, Weisel RD, Keshavjee S, Bacha EA, Moon MR, Cameron DE, Sugarbaker DJ, Adams DH, Gaynor JW, Coselli JS, Del Nido PJ, Jones D, Sundt TM, Cohn LH, Pomar JL, Lytle BW, Schaff HV. The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Consensus Guidelines: Reasons and purpose. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr;151(4):935-939.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.09.138. Epub 2016 Jan 23.
Key words: American Association for Thoracic Surgery, guidelines
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26892077

12. van Melle JP, Wolff D, Hörer J, Belli E, Meyns B, Padalino M, Lindberg H, Jacobs JP, Mattila IP, Berggren H, Berger RM, Prêtre R, Hazekamp MG, Helvind M, Nosál M, Tlaskal T, Rubay J, Lazarov S, Kadner A, Hraska V, Fragata J, Pozzi M, Sarris G, Michielon G, di Carlo D, Ebels T. Surgical options after Fontan failure. Heart. 2016 Apr 13. pii: heartjnl-2015-309235. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-309235. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Fontan
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27076374

1. Backer CL, Jacobs ML. Fontan at 40: Midlife crisis? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar;151(3):621-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.09.117. Epub 2015 Oct 9. No abstract available.
Key words: Fontan
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26896355

2. Cameron D. Why can't the aortic valve be more like the mitral? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Mar;49(3):994. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezv429. No abstract available.
Key words: aortic valve, mitral valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26851804

3. Conte JV. Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Floyd D. Loop (1936-2015).J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar;151(3):607-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.09.088.
Key words: Floyd D. Loop, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26602897

4. Greco G, Ferket BS, D'Alessandro DA, Shi W, Horvath KA, Rosen A, Welsh S, Bagiella E, Neill AE, Williams DL, Greenberg A, Browndyke JN, Gillinov AM, Mayer ML, Keim-Malpass J, Gupta LS, Hohmann SF, Gelijns AC, O'Gara PT, Moskowitz AJ. Diabetes and the Association of Postoperative Hyperglycemia With Clinical and Economic Outcomes in Cardiac Surgery. Diabetes Care. 2016 Mar;39(3):408-17. doi: 10.2337/dc15-1817. Epub 2016 Jan 19.
Key words: diabetes, postoperative hyperglycemia, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26786574

5. Grimm JC, Magruder JT, Do N, Spinner JA, Dungan SP, Kilic A, Patel N, Nelson KL, Jacobs ML, Cameron DE, Vricella LA. Modified Model for End-Stage Liver Disease eXcluding INR (MELD-XI) score predicts early death after pediatric heart transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb;101(2):730-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.063. Epub 2015 Sep 5.
Key words: end stage liver disease, Meld-XI Score, pediatric heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26347119

6. Jacobs ML, Cameron DE. Adult congenital heart surgery: a thing of beauty….World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Mar;7(2):131-4. doi: 10.1177/2150135116635109.
Key words: adult congenital surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26957393

7. Jacobs JP, Mayer JE Jr, Mavroudis C, O'Brien SM, Austin EH 3rd, Pasquali SK, Hill KD, He X, Overman DM, St Louis JD, Karamlou T, Pizarro C, Hirsch-Romano JC, McDonald D, Han JM, Dokholyan RS, Tchervenkov CI, Lacour-Gayet F, Backer CL, Fraser CD, Tweddell JS, Elliott MJ, Walters H 3rd, Jonas RA, Prager RL, Shahian DM, Jacobs ML. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2016 Update on Outcomes and Quality. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar;101(3):850-62. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.01.057.
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database, outcomes, quality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26897186

8. Lee YU, Mahler N, Best CA, Tara S, Sugiura T, Lee AY, Yi T, Hibino N, Shinoka T, Breuer C. Rational design of an improved tissue-engineered vascular graft: determining the optimal cell dose and incubation time. Regen Med. 2016 Mar;11(2):159-67. doi: 10.2217/rme.15.85. Epub 2016 Feb 29. PMID: 26925512.
Key words: tissue-engineered vascular graft, cell dose, incubation time
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26925512

9. Leeds IL, Fang SH. Anal cancer and intraepithelial neoplasia screening: a review. World J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Jan 27; 8(1):41-51.
Key words: anal cancer, screening prevention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26843912

10. Lorber R, Srivastava S, Wilder TJ, McIntyre S, DeCampli WM, Williams WG, Frommelt P, Parness IA, Blackstone EH, Jacobs M, Mertens L, Brothers J, Herlong JR; AAOCA Working Group of the Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society. The Authors Reply: Is echocardiography adequate to identify the severity of anomalous coronary arteries? JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Mar 3. pii: S1936-878X(16)00035-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.01.003. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: echocardiography, anomalous coronary arteries
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26971003

11. Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Kilic A, Crawford T, Conte JV, Cameron DE, Shah AS. Mini-aortic valve replacements are not associated with an increased incidence of patient-prosthesis mismatch: a propensity-scored analysis. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar;64(3):144-8. doi: 10.1007/s11748-015-0614-z. Epub 2015 Dec 19.
Key words: Mini-aortic valve replacement, prosthesis mismatch
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26688505

12. Mavroudis C, Deal BJ Fontan Conversion: Literature review and lessons learned over 20 years. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Mar;7(2):192-8. doi: 10.1177/2150135115623960.
Key words: Fontan conversion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26957403

13. Price J, Magruder JT, Young A, Grimm JC, Patel ND, Alejo D, Dietz HC, Vricella LA, Cameron DE. Long-term outcomes of aortic root operations for Marfan syndrome: A comparison of Bentall versus aortic valve-sparing procedures.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb;151(2):330-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.10.068. Epub 2015 Oct 27.
Key words: aortic root operations, Marfan syndrome, Bentall, aortic valve-sparing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26704057

14. Rizzo S, Stellin G, Milanesi O, Padalino M, Vricella LA, Thiene G, Cameron DE, Basso C, Vida VL. Aortic and pulmonary root aneurysms in a child with Loeys-Dietz syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar; 101(3):1193-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.05.045.
Key words: aortic and pulmonary root aneurysm, Loeys-Dietz Syndrome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26897209

15. Ravishankar C, Gerstenberger E, Sleeper LA, Atz AM, Affolter JT, Bradley TJ, Gaynor JW, Goldstein BH, Henderson HT, Jacobs JP, Lewis AB, Dunbar-Masterson C, Menon SC, Pemberton VL, Petit CJ, Pike NA, Pizarro C, Schumacher KR, Williams IA, Newburger JW; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Factors affecting Fontan length of stay: Results from the Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar;151(3):669-675.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.09.061.
Key words: Fontan, Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26519244

16. Sanchez JA, Ferdinand FD, Fann JI. Patient safety science in cardiothoracic surgery: an overview. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb; 101(2):426-33. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.12.034. Epub 2015 Dec 24. No abstract available.
Key words: patient safety science, cardiothoracic surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26725034

1. Althumairi AA, Canner JK, Ahuja N, Sacks JM, Safar B, Efron JE. Time to chemotherapy after abdominoperineal resection: comparison between primary closure and perineal flap reconstruction. World J Surg. 2016;40(1):225-30.
Key words: abdominoperineal resection, chemotherapy, perineal flap reconstruction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26336877

2. Althumairi AA, Canner JK, Gorin MA, Fang SH, Gearhart SL, Wick EC, Safar B, Bivalacqua TJ, Efron JE. Reduction of costs for pelvic exenteration performed by high volume surgeons: analysis of the Maryland Health Service Cost Review Commission Database. Am Surg. 2016;82(1):46-52.
Key words: pelvic exenteration, surgeons volume, hospital volumes http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26802857

3. Althumairi AA, Lazarev MG, Gearhart SL. Inflammatory bowel disease associated neoplasia: A surgeon's perspective. World J Gastroenterol. 2016;22(3):961-73.
Key words: inflammatory bowel disease, dysplasia, colorectal cancer, endoscopy, surveillance, colectomy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26811640

4. Ashraf DC, May KP, Holland GN, Van Natta ML, Wu AW, Thorne JE, Jabs DA. Studies of the Ocular Complications of AIDS Research Group. relationship between human immunodeficiency virus neuroretinal disorder and vision-specific quality of life among people with AIDS. Ophthalmology. 2015 Dec;122(12):2560-7. doi:10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.07.037. Epub 2015 Sep 6.
Key words: HIV, Quality of life, Patient Reported Outcome, Neuroretinal disorder
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26350547

5. Bott MJ, Patel AP, Crabtree TD, Colditz GA, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Broderick S, Meyers BF, Puri V.Pathologic Upstaging in patients undergoing resection for stage i non-small cell lung cancer: are there modifiable predictors? Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec;100(6):2048-53. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.05.100. Epub 2015 Aug 13.
Key words: Non-small cell lung cancer, resection, staging
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26277562

6. Brescia AA, Broderick SR, Crabtree TD, Puri V, Musick JF, Bell JM, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers BF. adjuvant therapy for positive nodes after induction therapy and resection of esophageal cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan;101(1):200-10. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.09.001. Epub 2015 Oct 24.
Key words: esophageal cancer, adjuvant chemotherapy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26507424

7. Broderick SR, Patel AP, Crabtree TD, Bell JM, Morgansztern D, Robinson CG, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, Puri V. Pneumonectomy for clinical stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer: the effect of neoadjuvant therapy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb;101(2):451-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.07.022. Epub 2015 Sep 26.
Key words: pneumonectomy, Non-small cell lung cancer
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26410162

8. Hansen S, Zingg W, Ahmad R, Kyratsis Y, Behnke M, Schwab F, Pittet D, Gastmeier P. PROHIBIT study group. Organization of infection control in European hospitals. J Hosp Infect. 2015 Dec;91(4):338-45. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2015.07.011.Epub 2015 Sep 28.
Key word Infection control, Patient Safety, Hospital
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26542950

9. Hansen S, Schwab F, Gastmeier P; PROHIBIT study group. Provision and consumption of alcohol-based hand rubs in European hospitals. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Dec;21 (12):1047-51. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.09.019. Epub 2015 Sept 28. Review.
Key words: Infection control, Patient Safety, Hospital
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26417851

10. Ladd MR, Niño DF, March JC, Sodhi CP, Hackam DJ. Generation of artificial intestine for the management of short bowel syndrome. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2016 Feb 10. Epub ahead of print.
Key words: artificial intestine, intestinal organoids, intestinal stem cells, short bowel syndrome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26867049

11. Puri V, Crabtree TD, Bell JM, Broderick SR, Morgensztern D, Colditz GA, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, Patel A, Robinson CG. Treatment outcomes in stage i lung cancer: a comparison of surgery and stereotactic body radiation therapy. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Dec;10(12):1776-84. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000680.
Key words: Non-small cell lung cancer, surgery, stereotactic radiotherapy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26334753

12. Puri V, Patel AP, Crabtree TD, Bell JM, Broderick SR, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers. Unexpected readmission after lung cancer surgery: A benign event? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec;150(6):1496-1505.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.08.067. Epub 2015 Aug 28.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26410004

13. Purnell TS, Luo X, Kucirka LM, Cooper LA, Crews DC, Boulware LE, Segev DL. Reduced racial disparity in kidney transplant outcomes in the United States from 1990 to 2012. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Feb 4 [epub ahead of print]
Key words: Epidemiology; end-stage renal disease; ethnicity; kidney transplantation; transplant outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26848153

14. Whicher D, Wu AW. Ethics review of survey research: a mandatory requirement for publication? Patient. 2015 Dec;8(6):477-82. doi: 10.1007/s40271-015-0141-0.
Key words: Survey, Ethics, Patient centered outcomes research
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26392006

15. Wu AW, White SM, Blackford AL, Wolff AC, Carducci MA, Herman JM, Snyder CF. Patient Viewpoint Scientific Advisory Board. Improving an electronic system for measuring PROs in routine oncology practice. J Cancer Surviv. 2015 Dec 7. [Epubahead of print]
Key words: Patient Reported Outcome, Oncology, Electronic Health Record
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26644190

1. Althumairi AA, Canner JK, Pawlik TM, Schneider E, Nagarajan N, Safar B, Efron JE. Benefits of bowel preparation beyond surgical site infection: a retrospective study. Ann Surg. 2015 Dec 31. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: colectomy, mechanical bowel preparation, oral antibiotics bowel preparation, surgical site infection
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26727098

2. Brown CH 4th, Faigle R, Klinker L, Bahouth M, Max L, LaFlam A, Neufeld KJ, Mandal K, Gottesman RF, Hogue CW Jr. The association of brain MRI characteristics and postoperative delirium in cardiac surgery patients. Clin Ther. 2015 Dec 1;37(12):2686-2699.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2015.10.021. Epub 2015 Nov 29.
Key words: cardiac surgery, postoperative delirium, sulcal width, ventricular size, white matter hyperintensities
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26621626

3. Conte JV, Gleason TG, Resar JR, Adams DH, Deeb GM, Popma JJ, Hughes GC, Zorn GL, Reardon MJ. Transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with prior coronary artery bypass grafting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan;101(1):72-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.067. Epub 2015 Oct 1.
Key words: Transcatheter, surgical, aortic valve replacement, coronary artery bypass graft
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26433523

4. Etra JW, Metkus TS, Whitman GJ, Mandal K. Lower extremity compartment syndrome after coronary artery bypass: easy to miss unless suspected. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan;101(1):e13-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.110.
Key words: lower extremity compartment syndrome, coronary artery bypass surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26694303

5. Hibino N, Best CA, Engle A, Ghimbovschi S, Knoblach S, Nath DS, Ishibashi N, Jonas RA. Novel association of miR-451 with the incidence of TEVG stenosis in a murine model. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: miR-451, TEVG stenosis, Murine model
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26573748

6. Jelin EB, Daggag H, Speer AL, Hameed N, Lessan N, Barakat M, Nadler EP. Melancortin-4 receptor signaling is not required for short-term weight loss after sleeve gastrectomy in pediatric patients. International Journal of Obesity. 2015 Nov 5. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2015.230
Key words: Sleeve gastrectomy, pediatric surgery
http://www.nature.com/ijo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ijo2015230a.html
PMID: 26538186

7. Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML. Transparency and public reporting of pediatric and congenital heart surgery outcomes in North America. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Jan;7(1):49-53. doi: 10.1177/2150135115619161.
Key words: database, morbidity, outcomes, mortality; practice guidelines, professional affairs
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26714994

8. Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Prager RL, Edwards FH, McDonald D, Han JM, D'Agostino RS, Jacobs ML, Kozower BD, Badhwar V, Thourani VH, Gaissert HA, Fernandez FG, Wright C, Fann JI, Paone G, Sanchez JA, Cleveland JC Jr, Brennan JM, Dokholyan RS, O'Brien SM, Peterson ED, Grover FL, Patterson GA. Introduction to the STS National Database Series: outcomes analysis, quality improvement, and patient safety. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec;100(6):1992-2000. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.10.060. Epub 2015 Oct 31.
Key words: STS database, outcomes analysis, quality improvement, patient safety cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26525868

9. Kron IL, LaPar DJ, Horvath KA; CTSN Investigators and The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Scientific Affairs and Government Relations Committee. Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network: Evidence-based surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan;151(1):28-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.09.122. Epub 2015 Oct 9. No abstract available.
Key words: Cardiothoracic Surgical Network, clinical trials
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26519245

10. Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Kilic A, Crawford T, Conte JV, Cameron DE, Shah AS. Mini-aortic valve replacements are not associated with an increased incidence of patient-prosthesis mismatch: a propensity-scored analysis. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Aortic valve, Aortic valve replacement, Hemisternotomy, Median sternotomy, Patient-prosthesis mismatch
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26688505

11. Marsteller JA, Wen M, Hsu YJ, Bauer LC, Schwann NM, Young CJ, Sanchez JA, Errett NA, Gurses AP, Thompson DA, Wahr JA, Martinez EA. Safety culture in cardiac surgical teams: data from five programs and national surgical comparison. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec;100(6):2182-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.05.109. Epub 2015 Aug 29.
Key words: safety culture, cardiac surgery teams
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26330011

12. Pustavoitau A, Barodka V, Sharpless NE, Torrice C, Nyhan D, Berkowitz DE, Shah AS, Bandeen Roche KJ, Walston JD. Role of senescence marker p16INK4a measured in peripheral blood T-lymphocytes in predicting length of hospital stay after coronary artery bypass surgery in older adults. Exp Gerontol. 2015 Dec 9;74:29-36. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2015.12.003. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Aging biomarker, Chronological age, Coronary artery bypass, Frailty, Length of hospital stay, Peripheral blood T-lymphocytes, Senescence, p16(INK4a) levels
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26692418

13. Ravi Y, Campagna R, Rosas PC, Essa E, Hasan AK, Higgins RS, Emani S, Sai-Sudhakar CB. Successful heart transplantation using a donor heart afflicted by takotsubo cardiomyopathy.Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2016 Jan;29(1):73-4.
Key words: heart transplant, takotsubo cardiomyopathy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26722178

14. Sanchez JA, Ferdinand FD, Fann JI. Patient safety science in cardiothoracic surgery: an overview. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec 24. pii: S0003-4975(15)02025-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.12.034. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: patient safety, cardiothoracic surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26725034

15. Zehr KJ. Form ever follows function. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan;151(1):120-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.08.098. Epub 2015 Sep 11. No abstract available.
Key words: valve sparing aortic root reconstruction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26453275

1. Brown CH 4th, Faigle R, Klinker L, Bahouth M, Max L, LaFlam A, Neufeld KJ, Mandal K, Gottesman RF, Hogue CW Jr. The association of brain MRI characteristics and postoperative delirium in cardiac surgery patients. Clin Ther. 2015 Dec 1;37(12):2686-2699.e9.
Key words: Brain MRI, postoperative delirium, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26621626

2. Egan C, Sodhi C, Good M, Lin J, Jia H, Yamaguchi Y, Lu P, Ma C, Branca M, Weyandt S, Fulton W, Diego Nino, Prindle T, Ozolek J, Hackam, D. Toll Like Receptor 4 mediated lymphocyte influx induces neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2015 Dec 21. pii: 83356.
Key words: infant surgery, neonatal immunity
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26690704

3. Hansen S, Schwab F, Gastmeier P; PROHIBIT study group. Provision and consumption of alcohol-based hand rubs in European hospitals. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Dec;21(12):1047-51. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.09.019. Epub 2015 Sep28. Review.
Key words: Hand Hygiene, infection control, hospital care, patient safety, Europe
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/264178

4. Hansen S, Zingg W, Ahmad R, Kyratsis Y, Behnke M, Schwab F, Pittet D, Gastmeier P; PROHIBIT study group. Organization of infection control in European hospitals. J Hosp Infect. 2015 Dec;91(4):338-45. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2015.07.011.Epub 2015 Sep 28.
Key words: Infection control, Hospital care, Europe, patient safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26542950

5. Hibino N, Best CA, Engle A, Ghimbovschi S, Knoblach S, Nath DS, Ishibashi N, Richard JA. Novel association of miR-451 with the incidence of TEVG stenosis in a murine model. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015 Dec 17 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: miR-451, TEVG Stenosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26573748

6. Melchiorri AJ, Hibino N, Best CA, Yi T, Lee YU, Kraynak CA, Kimerer LK, Krieger A, Kim P, Breuer CK, Fisher JP. 3D-printed biodegradable polymeric vascular grafts. Adv Healthc Mater. 2015 Dec 2. doi: 10.1002/adhm.201500725. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: 3D-printed biodegradable, polymeric vascular grafts
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26627057

7. Shoulders B, Dzintars K, Crow J, Davis S, Whitman G. 100: Impact of intraoperative continuous vs. Intermittent cefazolin therapy on the incidence of SSIS. Crit Care Med. 2015 Dec;43(12 Suppl 1):26.
Key words: cefazolin therapy, SSIS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26569761

8. Thirunavukkarasu M, Selvaraju V, Tapias L, Sanchez JA, Palesty JA, Maulik N. Protective effects of Phyllanthus emblica against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury: the role of PI3-kinase/glycogen synthase kinase 3?/?-catenin pathway. J Physiol Biochem. 2015 Dec;71(4):623-33. doi: 10.1007/s13105-015-0426-8. Epub 2015 Sep 5.
Key words: Phyllanthus emblica, myocardial ischemia, reperfusion injury, PI3-kinase/glycogen synthase kinase 3?/?-catenin pathway
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26342597

9. Whicher D, Wu AW. Ethics review of survey research: a mandatory requirement for publication? Patient. 2015 Dec;8(6):477-82. doi: 10.1007/s40271-015-0141-0.
Key words: Research Ethics, Survey Research
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26392006

10. Wilder TJ, McCrindle BW, Phillips AB, Blackstone EH, Rajeswaran J, Williams WG, DeCampli WM, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Karamlou T, Kirshbom PM, Lofland GK, Ziemer G, Hickey EJ. Survival and right ventricular performance for matched children after stage-1 Norwood: Modified Blalock-Taussig shunt versus right-ventricle-to-pulmonary-artery conduit. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec;150(6):1440-1452.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.06.069. Epub 2015 Jul 2.
Key words: Stage-1 Norwood, Modified Blalock-Taussig shunt, Right Ventricle Pulmonary Artery Conduit
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26254760

11. Woods-Hill C, Brown K, Fackler J, Alejo D, Jacobs M, Vricella L, Nelson K. 94. Phase of care mortality analysis for a pediatric cardiothoracic surgical population. Crit Care Med. 2015 Dec;43(12 Suppl 1):25.
Key words: phase of care mortality analysis, pediatric cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26569755

1. Arhuidese IJ, Obeid T, Hicks C, Qazi U, Botchey I, Zarkowsky DS, Reifsnyder T, Malas MB. Vascular access modifies the protective effect of obesity on survival in hemodialysis patients. Surgery. 2015 Dec;158(6):1628-34. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.04.036.
Key words: USRDS, Obesity, Renal disease, Dialysis, Mortality, Survival
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26126794

2. Bando K, Schaff HV, Sato T, Hashimoto K, Cameron DE. A multidisciplinary approach to ensure scientific integrity in clinical research. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov;100(5):1534-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.097
Key words: scientific integrity, clinical research
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26522518

3. Crawford TC, Grimm JC, Magruder JT, Stephens RS, Sciortino CM, Vaught AJ, Althaus J, Shah AS, Kim BS.A curious case of acute respiratory distress syndrome. J Surg Case Rep. 2015 Nov 9;2015(11). pii: rjv140. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjv140.
Key words: acute respiratory distress syndrome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26552407

4. Gaies M, Tabbutt S, Schwartz SM, Bird GL, Alten JA, Shekerdemian LS, Klugman D, Thiagarajan RR, Gaynor JW, Jacobs JP, Nicolson SC, Donohue JE, Yu S, Pasquali SK, Cooper DS. clinical epidemiology of extubation failure in the pediatric cardiac ICU: a report from the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Nov;16(9):837-45. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000498.
Key words: extubation failure in pediatric cardiac ICU
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26218260

5. Grimm JC, Kilic A, Shah AS, Trent Magruder J, Valero V 3rd, Dungan SP, Russell SD, Tedford RJ, Whitman GJ, Sciortino CM. The influence of institutional volume on the incidence of complications and their effect on mortality after heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Nov;34(11):1390-7.
Key words: volume, complications, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26296959

6. Hori D, Hogue CW Jr, Shah A, Brown C, Neufeld KJ, Conte JV, Price J, Sciortino C, Max L, Laflam A, Adachi H, Cameron DE, Mandal K. Cerebral autoregulation monitoring with ultrasound-tagged near-infrared spectroscopy in cardiac surgery patients. Anesth Analg. 2015 Nov;121(5):1187-93. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000930.
Key words: cerebral autoregulation, infrared spectroscopy, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26334746

7. Hornik CP, Collins RT 2nd, Jaquiss RD, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Pasquali SK, Wallace AS, Hill KD Combining clinical databases with genetic studies to help advance the causation model of congenital heart disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov;150(5):1380-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.08.006.
Key words: clinical databases, genetic studies, congenital heart disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26546205

8. Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Prager RL, Edwards FH, McDonald D, Han JM, D'Agostino RS, Jacobs ML, Kozower BD, Badhwar V, Thourani VH, Gaissert HA, Fernandez FG, Wright C, Fann JI, Paone G, Sanchez JA, Cleveland JC Jr, Brennan JM, Dokholyan RS, O'Brien SM, Peterson ED, Grover FL, Patterson GA. Introduction to the STS National Database Series: Outcomes analysis, quality improvement, and patient safety. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(15)01731-2. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.10.060. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: STS Database, Outcome Analysis, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26525868

9. Magruder JT, Dungan SP, Grimm JC, Harness HL, Wierschke C, Castillejo S, Barodka V, Katz N, Shah AS,Whitman GJ. Nadir oxygen delivery on bypass and hypotension increase acute kidney injury risk after cardiac operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov;100(5):1697-703. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.05.059. Epub 2015 Aug 11.
Key words: Nadir Oxygen, CPB, Hypotension, Acute Kidney injury, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26271583

10. Malas MB, Jordan WD, Cooper MA, Qazi U, Beck AW, Belkin M, Robinson W, Fillinger M. J Vasc Surg. Performance of the Aorfix endograft in severely angulated proximal necks in the PYTHAGORAS United States clinical trial. 2015 Nov;62(5):1108-18. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.05.042. Epub 2015 Aug 28.
Key words: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, PYTHAGORAS, Angulated Neck, Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, EVAR
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26321596

11. Obeid T, Arhuidese I, Gaidry A, Qazi U, Abularrage C, Goodney P, Cronenwett J, Malas M. Beta-blocker use is associated with lower stroke and death after carotid artery stenting. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Oct 30. pii: S0741-5214(15)01942-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.08.108. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26526052
Key words: Stroke, Death, Mortality, Beta blocker, carotid artery disease, carotid artery stenting
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26526052

12. Obeid T, Krishnan A, Abdalla G, Schweitzer M, Magnuson T, Steele KE. GERD Is associated with higher long-term reoperation rates after bariatric surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Oct 21. Epub [ahead of print].
Key words: Gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD, reoperations, bariatric surgery, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, complications, readmissions

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26489741

13. Reifsnyder T, Arhuidese IJ, Hicks CW, Obeid T, Massada KE, Khaled A, Qazi U, Malas MB. Contemporary outcomes for open infrainguinal bypass in the endovascular era. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Nov 5. pii: S0890-5096(15)00777-3. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2015.10.003. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26549809
Key words: Lower Extremity, Bypass, Femoro-popliteal bypass, Endovascular, infrainguinal bypass
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26549809

14. Sacco Casamassima MG, Papandria D, Goldstein SD, Yang J, McIltrot KH, Abdullah F, Colombani PM. Contemporary management of recurrent pectus excavatum. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Oct; 50(10):1726-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.04.013. Epub 2015 Apr 28.
Key words: Pectus excavatum; Recurrent chest wall deformity
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25962841

15. Suresh SC, Selvaraju V, Thirunavukkarasu M, Goldman JW, Husain A, Alexander Palesty J, Sanchez JA, McFadden DW, Maulik N. Thioredoxin-1 (Trx1) engineered mesenchymal stem cell therapy increased pro-angiogenic factors, reduced fibrosis and improved heart function in the infarcted rat myocardium. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Dec 15;201:517-28. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.08.117. Epub Aug
Key words: mesechymal stem cell, heart function, rat myocardium
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26322599

1. Ashraf DC, May KP, Holland GN, Van Natta ML, Wu AW, Thorne JE, Jabs DA;Studies of the Ocular Complications of AIDS Research Group. Relationship between Human Immunodeficiency Virus neuroretinal disorder and vision-specific quality of life among people with AIDS. Ophthalmology. 2015 Sep 6. pii:S0161-6420(15)00776-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.07.037. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Quality of Life, HIV Neuroretinal Disorder NRD
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26350547

2. Bhatt DL, Drozda JP Jr, Shahian DM, Chan PS, Fonarow GC, Heidenreich PA, Jacobs JP, Masoudi FA, Peterson ED, Welke KF, Heidenreich PA, Albert NM, Chan PS, Curtis LH, Ferguson TB Jr, Fonarow GC, Ho PM, Jurgens C, O'Brien S, Russo AM, Thomas RJ, Ting HH, Varosy PD. ACC/AHA/STS Statement on the Future of Registries and the Performance Measurement Enterprise: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015 Oct 2. pii: HCQ.0000000000000013.
Key words: Registries, Performance Measurement, ACC, AHA, STS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26432527

3. Bordeianou L, Hicks CW, Olariu A, Savitt L, Pulliam SJ, Weinstein M, Rockwood T, Sylla P, Kuo J, Wakamatsu M. Effect of coexisting pelvic floor disorders on fecal incontinence quality of life scores: a prospective, survey-based study. Dis Colon Rectum. 2015 Nov;58(11):1091-7. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000459.
Key words: pelvic floor; quality of life; fecal incontinence; urinary incontinence
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26445183

4. Cameron D. Good news for valve-sparing surgery in Marfan syndrome. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Sep 29;66(13):1454-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.08.011.
Key words: valve-sparing, Marfan syndrome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26279096

5. Hicks CW, Tosoian JJ, Craig-Schapiro R, Valero V 3rd, Cameron JL, Eckhauser FE, Hirose K, Makary MA, Pawlik TM, Ahuja N, Weiss MJ, Wolfgang CL. Early hospital readmission for gastrointestinal-related complications predicts long-term mortality after pancreatectomy. Am J Surg. 2015 Oct;210(4):636-642.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.05.009.
Key words: pancreatectomy; whipple; readmission; complication; mortality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26384793

6. Hori D, Everett AD, Lee JK, Ono M, Brown CH, Shah AS, Mandal K, Price JE, Lester LC, Hogue CW. Rewarming rate during cardiopulmonary bypass is associated with release of glial fibrillary acidic protein. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct;100(4):1353-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.006.
Key words: rewarming rate, cardiopulmonary bypass, gilial fibrillary acidic protein.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26163357

7. Hori D, Hogue CW Jr, Shah A, Brown C, Neufeld KJ, Conte JV, Price J, Sciortino C, Max L, Laflam A, Adachi H, Cameron DE, Mandal K. Cerebral autoregulation monitoring with ultrasound-tagged near-infrared spectroscopy in cardiac surgery patients. Anesth Analg. 2015 Sep 2.
Key words; cerebral autoregulation monitoring. Ultrasound-tagged near-infrared spectoscopy, Cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26334746

8. Johnson JT, Sleeper LA, Chen S, Ohye RG, Gaies MG, Williams IA, Sachdeva R, Pruetz JD, Tatum GH, Thacker D, Brunetti MA, Frommelt MA, Jacobs JP, Kirsh JA, Lambert LM, Newburger JW, Pemberton VL, Zyblewski SC, Divanovic AA, Pinto NM; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Associations between day of admission and day of surgery on outcome and resource utilization in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome who underwent Stage I palliation (from the Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial). Am J Cardiol. 2015 Oct 15;116(8):1263-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2015.07.044.
Key words: hypoplastic left heart syndorme, admission and surgery date on outcome, Resource utilization, Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26303634

9. Katz NM. Meeting the expanded challenges of the cardiothoracic intensive care unit. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct;150(4):777-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.06.013. Epub 2015 Jun 16.
Key words: cardiothoracic intensive care unit

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26183196

10. Lui C, Grimm JC, Magruder JT, Dungan SP, Spinner JA, Do N, Nelson KL, Cameron DE, Vricella LA, Jacobs ML The effect of institutional volume on complications and their impact on mortality after pediatric heart transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct;100(4):1423-31. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.016.
Key words: volume, complications, mortality, pediatric heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26298167

11. Milani-Nejad N, Canan BD, Elnakish MT, Davis JP, Chung JH, Fedorov V, Binkley PF, Higgins RS, Kilic A, Mohler PJ, Janssen PM. The Frank-Starling mechanism involves deceleration of cross-bridge kinetics and is preserved in failing human right ventricular myocardium. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2015 Oct 9:ajpheart.00685.2015. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00685.2015.
Key words: Frank-Starling Mechanism, human right ventricular myocardium
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26453335

12. Misra S, Conte J, Resar J. Left atrial thrombus associated with interatrial septal occluder 5 years after implantation. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Oct;8(10):e002856. doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.115.002856.
Key words: left atrial thrombus, interatrial septal occluder
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26399266

13. Musa H, Kline CF, Sturm AC, Murphy N, Adelman S, Wang C, Yan H, Johnson BL, Csepe TA, Kilic A, Higgins RS, Janssen PM, Fedorov VV, Weiss R, Salazar C, Hund TJ, Pitt GS, Mohler PJ. SCN5A variant that blocks fibroblast growth factor homologous factor regulation causes human arrhythmia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Oct 6;112(40):12528-33. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1516430112. Key words; SCN5A variant, fibroblast growth factor, arrhythmia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26392562

14. Shahian DM, He X, Jacobs JP, Kurlansky PA, Badhwar V, Cleveland JC Jr, Fazzalari FL, Filardo G, Normand SL, Furnary AP, Magee MJ, Rankin JS, Welke KF, Han J, O'Brien SM. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons composite measure of individual surgeon performance for adult cardiac surgery: a report of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Quality Measurement Task Force. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct;100(4):1315-25. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.122.
Key words: STS, Composite measure surgeon performance, adult cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26330012

15. Xu T, Wu AW, Makary MA. The potential hazards of hospital consolidation: implications for quality, access, and price. JAMA. 2015 Oct 6;314(13):1337-8.
Key words: Hospital, Quality of care, Monopoly
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26270867

1. Boeck MA, Nagarajan N, Swaroop M. The role of public health in a global surgery fellowship. J Surg Educ. 2015 Sep-Oct;72(5):776-7.
Key words: Surgical education, Global surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26210253

2. Nagarajan N, Blair S, Nwadiuko J. Diaspora engagement in humanitarian emergencies and beyond. The Lancet. 2015 Sept 12; 386 (9998): 1015-1016.
Key words: Humanitarian emergencies, Global health
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(15)00071-9/abstract
PMID: 26382979

3. Nagarajan N, Morden A, Bischof D, King EA, Kosztowski M, Wick EC, Stein EM. The role of fiber supplementation in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Euro J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Sep;27(9):1002-10.
Key words: Irritable bowel syndrome, Fiber supplementation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26148247

4. Peterson LA, Cheskin LJ, Furtado M, Papas K, Schweitzer MA, Magnuson TH, Steele KS. Malnutrition in bariatric surgery candidates: Multiple micronutrient deficiencies prior to surgery. Obesity Surgery. 2015 Aug 22 [Epub ahead of print]. DOI: 10.1007/s11695-015-1844-y
Key words: Bariatric surgery, Nutritional status, Multiple micronutrient deficiency, Malnutrition
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11695-015-1844-y
PMID: 26297429

1. Delaspre F, Beer RL, Rovira M, Huang W, Wang G, Gee S, Vitery MD, Wheelan SJ, Parsons MJ. Centroacinar cells are progenitors that contribute to endocrine pancreas regeneration. Diabetes. 2015 Jul 7. pii: db150153.
Key words: Beta cell, regeneration, Pancreas progenitors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26153247

2. Gaies M, Tabbutt S, Schwartz SM, Bird GL, Alten JA, Shekerdemian LS, Klugman D, Thiagarajan RR, Gaynor JW, Jacobs JP, Nicolson SC, Donohue JE, Yu S, Pasquali SK, Cooper DS. Clinical epidemiology of extubation failure in the pediatric cardiac ICU: A report from the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Jul 24. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: extubation failure, pediatric cardiac ICU, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26218260

3. Grimm JC, Magruder JT, Ohkuma R, Dungan SP, Hayes A, Vose AK, Orlando M, Sussman MS, Cameron DE, Whitman GJ. A novel risk score to predict dysphagia after cardiac surgery procedures. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Aug;100(2):568-74. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.03.077. Epub 2015 Jun 26.
Key words: risk score, dysphagia, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26122635

4. Hibino N, Cismowski MJ, Lilly B, McConnell PI, Shinoka T, Cheatham JP, Lucchesi PA, Galantowicz ME, Trask AJ. Potential molecular mechanism of retrograde aortic arch stenosis in the hybrid approach to hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul 7. pii: S0003-4975(15)00802-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.125. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: retrograde aortic arch stenosis, hypoplastic left heart syndrome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26163359

5. Hicks KA, Tcheng JE, Bozkurt B, Chaitman BR, Cutlip DE, Farb A, Fonarow GC, Jacobs JP, Jaff MR, Lichtman JH, Limacher MC, Mahaffey KW, Mehran R, Nissen SE, Smith EE, Targum SL. 2014 ACC/AHA Key Data Elements and Definitions for Cardiovascular Endpoint Events in Clinical Trials: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards (Writing Committee to Develop Cardiovascular Endpoints Data Standards). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Jul 28;66(4):403-69. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.12.018. Epub 2014 Dec 29. No abstract available.
Key words: cardiovascular clinical trials, data standards
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25553722

6. Hori D, Ono M, Rappold TE, Conte JV, Shah AS, Cameron DE, Adachi H, Everett AD, Hogue CW. Hypotension after cardiac operations based on autoregulation monitoring leads to brain cellular injury. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Aug;100(2):487-93. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.03.036. Epub 2015 Jun 16.
Key words: Hypotension, cardiac surgery, autoregulation, brain cellular injury
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26089226

7. Kaneko T, Vassileva CM, Englum B, Kim S, Yammine M, Brennan M, Suri RM, Thourani VH, Jacobs JP, Aranki S. Contemporary outcomes of repeat aortic valve replacement: a benchmark for transcatheter valve-in-valve procedures. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul 21. pii: S0003-4975(15)00688-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.062. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: repeat aortic valve replacement, transcatheter valve-in-valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26209480

8. Kilic A, Sultan IS, Arnaoutakis GJ, Higgins RS, Kilic A. Assessment of thoracic endografting operative mortality risk score: development and validation in 2,000 patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul 25. pii: S0003-4975(15)00153-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.01.040. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Thoracic endogrfting, mortality risk score
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26219690

9. Maxwell BG, Sheikh AY, Ajuba-Iwuji CC, Heitmiller ES, Vricella LA. Pulmonary vascular resistance index and mortality after paediatric heart transplant. Cardiol Young. 2015 Aug;25(6):1141-7. doi: 10.1017/S1047951114001796.
Key words: pulmonary vascular resistance, pediatric heart transplant
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25245660

10. Pasquali SK, Jacobs JP, Bove EL, Gaynor JW, He X, Gaies MG, Hirsch-Romano JC, Mayer JE, Peterson ED, Pinto NM, Shah SS, Hall M, Jacobs ML. Quality-cost relationship in congenital heart surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul 14. pii: S0003-4975(15)00819-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.139. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Quality, cost, congenital heart surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26184555

11. Shahian DM, Grover FL, Prager RL, Edwards FH, Filardo G, O?Brien SM, He X, Furnary AP, Rankin JS, Badhwar V, Cleveland JC Jr, Fazzalari FL, Magee MJ, Han J, Jacobs JP. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons voluntary public reporting initiative: the first 4 years. Ann Surg. 2015 Sep;262(3):526-35. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001422.
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Public Reporting
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26258322

12. Tara S, Kurobe H, de Dios Ruiz Rosado J, Best CA, Shoji T, Mahler N, Yi T, Lee YU, Sugiura T, Hibino N, Partida-Sanchez S, Breuer CK, Shinoka T. Cilostazol, not aspirin, prevents stenosis of bioresorbable vascular grafts in a venous model. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Jul 16. pii: ATVBAHA.115.306027.
Key words: Cilostazol, stenosis, bioresorbable vascular grafts
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26183618

13. Wang G, Rajpurohit SK, Delaspre F, Walker SL, White DT, Ceasrine A, Kuruvilla R, Li RJ, Shim JS, Liu JO, Parsons MJ, Mumm JS. First quantitative high-throughput screen in zebrafish identifies novel pathways for increasing pancreatic beta-cell mass, Elife. 2015 Jul 28;4. doi: 10.7554/eLife.08261.
Key words: High-throughput screening, Beta cell diabetes
http://elifesciences.org/content/early/2015/07/28/eLife.08261
PMID: 26218223

14. Wilder TJ, McCrindle BW, Phillips AB, Blackstone EH, Rajeswaran J, Williams WG, DeCampli WM, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Karamlou T, Kirshbom PM, Lofland GK, Ziemer G, Hickey EJ. Survival and right ventricular performance for matched children after stage-1 Norwood: Modified Blalock-Taussig shunt versus right-ventricle-to-pulmonary-artery conduit.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jul 2. pii: S0022-5223(15)01103-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.06.069. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Norwood Modified Blalock-Taussig Shunt, right-ventricle-to-pulmonary-artery conduit
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26254760

15. Wolf RM, Steele KE, Peterson LA, Magnuson TH, Schweitzer MA, Wong GW. Lower circulating C1q/TNF-related protein-3 (CTRP3) levels are associated with obesity: A cross-sectional study. PLOS ONE. 2015 Jul 29; 10(7): e0133955. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133955
Key words: Obesity, Adiponectin, Body mass index, Leptin, Cholesterol, Ethnic epidemiology, Ethnicities, Type 2 diabetes
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0133955
PMID: 26222183

1. Arnaoutakis DJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Abularrage CJ, Beaulieu RJ, Shah AS, Cameron DE, Black JH 3rd. Cohort comparison of thoracic endovascular aortic repair with open thoracic aortic repair using modern end-organ preservation strategies. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Jul;29(5):882-90. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2015.01.007.
Key words: endovascular aortic repair
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25757992

2. Haut ER. Public reporting of patient satisfaction vs objective quality measures: why must we choose? Can patients have both? JAMA Surg. 2015 Jun 24. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1347. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Public Reporting, Patient Satisfaction, Objective, Quality Measures, Patients
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26107506

3. Hicks CW, Wick EC, Canner JK, Black JH 3rd, Arhuidese I, Qazi U, Obeid T, Freischlag JA, Malas MB. Hospital-level factors associated with mortality after endovascular and open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. JAMA Surg. 2015 May 13. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2014.3871. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: AAA repair, EVAR, outcomes, NSQIP
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25970850

4. Hijazi ZM, Ruiz CE, Zahn E, Ringel R, Aldea GS, Bacha EA, Bavaria J, Bolman RM 3rd, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Feldman T, Fullerton D, Horlick E, Mack MJ, Miller DC, Moon MR, Mukherjee D, Trento A, Tommaso CL. SCAI/AATS/ACC/STS operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement, Part III: Pulmonic valve. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Jul;86(1):85-93. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25710. Epub 2015 Mar 24.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair, pulmonic valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25952213

5. Hori D, Everett AD, Lee JK, Ono M, Brown CH, Shah AS, Mandal K, Price JE, Lester LC, Hogue CW. Rewarming rate during cardiopulmonary bypass is associated with release of glial fibrillary acidic protein. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul 7. pii: S0003-4975(15)00598-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.006. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: cardiopulmonary bypass, glial fibrillary acidic protein
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26163357

6. Khanna AD, Hill KD, Pasquali SK, Wallace AS, Masoudi FA, Jacobs ML, Jacobs JP, Karamlou T.Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul;100(1):138-46. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.03.025. Epub 2015 May 23. Benchmark outcomes for pulmonary valve replacement using the Society of Thoracic Surgeons databases. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul;100(1):138-46. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.03.025. Epub 2015 May 23.
Key words: pulmonary valve replacement, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26007205

7. Lau BD, Streiff MB, Pronovost PJ, Haider AH, Efron DT, Haut ER. Attending physician performance measure scores and resident physicians' ordering practices. JAMA Surg. 2015 June 17 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Residents, Physician, Measure, Orders
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26083420

8. Malas MB, Canner JK, Hicks CW, Arhuidese IJ, Zarkowsky DS et al. Trends in incident hemodialysis access and mortality. JAMA Surg. 2015 May 1;150(5):441-8.
Key words: end-stage renal disease, hemodialysis, arteriovenous fistula
http://archsurg.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2173312
PMID:25962926

9. Mark LJ, Herzer KR, Cover R, Pandian V, Bhatti NI, Berkow LC, Haut ER, Hillel AT, Miller CR, Feller-Kopman DJ, Schiavi AJ, Xie YJ, Lim C, Holzmueller C, Ahmad M, Thomas P, Flint PW, Mirski MA. Difficult airway response team: a novel quality improvement program for managing hospital-wide airway emergencies. Anesth Analg. 2015 Jul;121(1):127-39.
Key words: Emergencies, Airway, Difficult Airway, Response Team, DART, Quality Improvement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26086513

10. Reardon MJ, Adams DH, Kleiman NS, Yakubov SJ, Coselli JS, Deeb GM, Gleason TG, Lee JS, Hermiller JB Jr, Chetcuti S, Heiser J, Merhi W, Zorn GL 3rd, Tadros P, Robinson N, Petrossian G, Hughes GC, Harrison JK, Maini B, Mumtaz M, Conte JV, Resar JR, Aharonian V, Pfeffer T, Oh JK, Qiao H, Popma JJ. 2-Year outcomes in patients undergoing surgical or self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Jul 14;66(2):113-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.05.017. Epub 2015 Jun 5.
Key words: transcatheter aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26055947

11. Seamon MJ, Haut ER, Van Arendonk K, Barbosa RR, Chiu WC, Dente CJ, Fox N, Jawa RS, Khwaja K, Lee KJ, Magnotti LJ, Mayglothling JA, McDonald AA, Rowell S, Kathleen B, Falck-Ytter Y, Rhee P. An evidence based approach to patient selection for emergency department thoracotomy: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Jul;79(1):159-73.
Key words: Emergency, Thoracotomy, EAST
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26091330

12. Steele KE, Canner J, Prokopowicz G, Verde F, Beselman A, Wyse R, Chen J, Streiff M, Magnuson T, Lidor A, Schweitzer M. The EFFORT trial: Preoperative enoxaparin versus postoperative fondaparinux for thromboprophylaxis in bariatric surgical paitents: a randomized double-blind pilot trial. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015, May-Jun;11(3):672-83.
Key words: Anticoagulation; Bariatric surgery; Clinical trial; Prophylaxis; Venous thromboembolism
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25620436

13. Stephens RS, Whitman GJ. Postoperative critical care of the adult cardiac surgical patient: part ii: procedure-specific considerations, management of complications, and quality improvement. Crit Care Med. 2015 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: adult cardiac surgery critical care, quality improvement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26136101

14. Zarkowsky DS, Arhuidese IJ, Hicks CW et al. Racial/ethnic disparities associated with hemodialysis access. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jun 1;150(6):529-36.
Key words: end-stage renal disease, arteriovenous fistula, racial disparity, ethnic disparity
http://archsurg.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2280714
PMID:25923973

15. Zarkowsky DS, Hicks CW, Arhuidese IJ et al. Quality improvement targets for regional variation in surgical end-stage renal disease care. JAMA Surg. 2015 June 24 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: end-stage renal disease, arteriovenous fistula, regional variation
http://archsurg.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2330658
PMID: 26107005

1. Arhuidese IJ, Obeid T, Hicks C, Qazi U, Botchey I, Zarkowsky DS, Reifsnyder T, Malas MB. Vascular access modifies the protective effect of obesity on survival in hemodialysis patients. Surgery. Accepted May 2015. In press
Key words: Vascular access, Obesity paradox, Hemodialysis, Body mass index, Arteriovenous fistula, survival
No PMID available

2. Arhuidese IJ, Salami A, Obeid T, Qazi U, Abularrage CJ, Black JH, Perler BA, Malas MB. The age effect in increasing operative mortality following delay in elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Ann Vasc Surg. Accepted April 2015. In press
Key words: Abdominal aortic aneurysm, Aneurysm, Mortality, Delay, Age
No PMID available

3. Baumgartner WA. 50th Anniversary Perspective on Lower, RR, Dong E, Shumway NE. Suppression of Rejection Crises in the Cardiac Homograft. Ann Thorac Surg 1965;1:645-9. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 May;99(5):1497-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.03.030.
Key words: Rejection, cardiac homograft
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25952188

4. Gaynor JW, Stopp C, Wypij D, Andropoulos DB, Atallah J, Atz AM, Beca J, Donofrio MT, Duncan K, Ghanayem NS, Goldberg CS, Hövels-Gürich H, Ichida F, Jacobs JP, Justo R, Latal B, Li JS, Mahle WT, McQuillen PS, Menon SC, Pemberton VL, Pike NA, Pizarro C, Shekerdemian LS, Synnes A, Williams I, Bellinger DC, Newburger JW; International Cardiac Collaborative on Neurodevelopment (ICCON) Investigators. Neurodevelopmental outcomes after cardiac surgery in infancy. Pediatrics. 2015 May;135(5):816-25. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-3825.
Key words: Neurodevelopmental outcomes, cardiac surgery, infancy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25917996

5. Gillinov AM, Gelijns AC, Parides MK, DeRose JJ Jr, Moskowitz AJ, Voisine P, Ailawadi G, Bouchard D, Smith PK, Mack MJ, Acker MA, Mullen JC, Rose EA, Chang HL, Puskas JD, Couderc JP, Gardner TJ, Varghese R, Horvath KA, Bolling SF, Michler RE, Geller NL, Ascheim DD, Miller MA, Bagiella E, Moquete EG, Williams P, Taddei-Peters WC, O'Gara PT, Blackstone EH, Argenziano M; Siegenthaler,M CTSN Investigators.Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation during mitral-valve surgery. N Engl J Med. 2015 Apr 9;372(15):1399-409. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1500528. Epub 2015 Mar 16.
Key words: Ablation, atrial fibrillation, mitral-valve surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25853744

6. Grimm JC, Valero V 3rd, Kilic A, Magruder JT, Merlo CA, Shah PD, Shah AS. Association between prolonged graft ischemia and primary graft failure or survival following lung transplantation. JAMA Surg. 2015 Apr 15. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.12. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: graft ischemia, primary graft failure, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25874575

7. Karl TR, Quintessenza J, Jacobs J. Anatomic repair for congenitally corrected transposition: the promise and the reality. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Apr 15. pii: ezv122. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: congenitally corrected transposition
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25877949

8. Khan MS, Bryant R 3rd, Kim SH, Hill KD, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Pasquali SK, Morales DL. Contemporary outcomes of surgical repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection in patients with heterotaxy syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(15)00243-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.02.035. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: surgical repair total anomalous pulmonary venous connection, heterotaxy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25912749

9. Martucci VL, Emaminia A, Del Rivero J, Lechan RM, Magoon BT, Galia A, Fojo T, Leung S, Lorusso R, Jimenez C, Shulkin BL, Audibert JL, Adams KT, Rosing DR, Vaidya A, Dluhy RG, Horvath KA, Pacak K. Succinate dehydrogenase gene mutations in cardiac paragangliomas. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Mar 24. pii: S0002-9149(15)00975-3. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2015.03.020. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Succinate Dehydrogenase, Cardiac Paragangliomas
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25896150

10. Mavroudis C, Jonas RA, Bove EL. Personal glimpses into the evolution of truncus arteriosus repair. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2015 Apr;6(2):226-38. doi: 10.1177/2150135115572375.
Key words: truncus arteriousus
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25870342

11. Obeid T, Arnaoutakis DJ, Arhuidese I, Qazi U, Abularrage CJ, Black J, Perler B, Malas M. Post-stent ballooning is associated with increased periprocedural stroke and death rate in carotid artery stenting. J VASC SURG 2015 Jun. Accepted: In Press
Key words: Carotid post-stent ballooning angioplasty stroke death stenting endarterectomy
No PMID Available

12. Pasquali SK, He X, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Gaies MG, Shah SS, Hall M, Gaynor JW, Peterson ED, Mayer JE, Hirsch-Romano JC. Measuring hospital performance in congenital heart surgery: administrative versus clinical registry data. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Mar;99(3):932-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.10.069. Epub 2015 Jan 24.
Key words: congenital heart surgery, administrative versus clinical registry data
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25624057

1. Al Efishat M, Wolfgang CL, Weiss MJ. Stage III pancreatic cancer and the role of irreversible electroporation. BMJ. 2015 Mar 18;350:h521. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h521.
Key words: Stage III pancreatic cancer, locally advanced pancreatic cancer, IRE, irreversible electroporation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25787829

2. Arnaoutakis DJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Abularrage CJ, Beaulieu RJ, Shah AS, Cameron DE, Black JH 3rd.Cohort-comparison of thoracic endovascular aortic repair with open thoracic aortic repair using modern end-organ preservation strategies. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Mar 7. pii: S0890-5096(15)00153-3. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2015.01.007.
Key words: endovascular aortic repair
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25757992

3. Cohen JE, Landis P, Trock BJ, Patel HD, Ball MW, Auwaerter PG, Schaeffer E, Carter HB. Fluoroquinolone resistance in the rectal carriage of men in an active surveillance cohort: longitudinal analysis. J Urol. 2015 Feb;193(2):552-6.
Key words: prostate cancer, antibiotic resistance
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25111911

4. Gillinov AM, Gelijns AC, Parides MK, DeRose JJ Jr, Moskowitz AJ, Voisine P, Ailawadi G, Bouchard D, Smith PK, Mack MJ, Acker MA, Mullen JC, Rose EA, Chang HL, Puskas JD, Couderc JP, Gardner TJ, Varghese R, Horvath KA, Bolling SF, Michler RE, Geller NL, Ascheim DD, Miller MA, Bagiella E, Moquete EG, Williams P, Taddei-Peters WC, O'Gara PT, Blackstone EH, Argenziano M; CTSN Investigators. Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation during mitral-valve surgery. N Engl J Med. 2015 Apr 9;372(15):1399-409. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1500528.
Key words: ablation, atrial fibrillation, mitral valve surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25774765

5. Grimm JC, Beaulieu RJ, Kemp CD, Pierorazio PM, Shah AS, Black JH. Palliative iliac vein-to-right atrium bypass in a patient with a prior vena cava ligation for invasive renal cell carcinoma. J Vasc Surg Cases. 2015;1:6-8.
Key words: iliac vein-to-right atrium bypass, renal cell carcinoma
http://www.jvascsurgcases.org/article/S2352-667X(14)00002-2/abstract
no PMID available

6. Groen RS, Trelles M, Caluwaerts S, Papillon-Smith J, Noor S, Qudsia B, Ndelema B, Kondo KM, Wong EG, Patel HD, Kushner AL. A cross-sectional study of indications for cesarean deliveries in Médecins Sans Frontières facilities across 17 countries. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015 Feb 28. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.12.008 (In press; no assigned issue).
Key words: cesarean section, global surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25770352

7. Hijazi ZM, Ruiz CE, Zahn E, Ringel R, Aldea GS, Bacha EA, Bavaria J, Bolman RM 3rd, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Feldman T, Fullerton D, Horlick E, Mack MJ, Miller DC, Moon MR, Mukherjee D, Trento A, Tommaso CL. SCAI/AATS/ACC/STS Operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement, part iii: pulmonic valve. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Mar 17. pii: S0735-1097(15)00652-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.02.031.
Key words: Transcatheter Valve Repair, Pulmonic Valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25819263

8. Kates M, Ball MW, Patel HD, Gorin MA, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME. The financial impact of robotic technology for partial and radical nephrectomy. J Endourol. 2015 Mar;29(3):317-22.
Key words: nephrectomy, robotic surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25167378

9. Kilic A, Grimm JC, Whitman GJ, Shah AS, Mandal K, Conte JV, Sciortino CM. The survival benefit of simultaneous heart-kidney transplantation extends beyond dialysis-dependent patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Apr;99(4):1321-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.09.026. Epub 2015 Feb 21.
Key words: heart-kidney transplantation, dialysis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25707587

10. Merlo CA, Clark SC, Arnaoutakis GJ, Yonan N, Thomas D, Simon A, Thompson R, Thomas H, Orens J, Shah AS. National healthcare delivery systems influence lung transplant outcomes for cystic fibrosis. Am J Transplant. 2015 Mar 24. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13226
Key words: Lung transplant outcomes, cystic fibrosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25809545

11. Nagarajan N, Gupta S, Shresthra S, Varadaraj V, Devkota S, Ranjit A, Nwomeh BC. Unmet surgical needs in children: a household survey in Nepal. Pediatric Surgery International. 2015 April ; 31(4):389-395.
Key words: global surgery, international pediatric surgery, surgery in developing countries, public health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25700687

12. Nagarajan N, Najafian A, Schneider EB, Zeiger MA, Olson MT. Conventional smears versus liquid based preparations for thyroid fine needle aspirates: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology. 2015 Feb [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: thyroid, endocrine surgery, thyroid FNA
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213294515000381
No PMID available

13. Patel HD, Ball MW, Cohen JE, Kates M, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME Morbidity of urologic surgical procedures: an analysis of rates, risk factors, and outcomes. Urology. 2015 Mar;85(3):552-60.
Key words: urology, complications
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25733265

14. Patel HD, Humphreys E, Trock BJ, Han M, Carter HB. Practice patterns and individual variability of surgeons performing radical prostatectomy at a high volume academic center. J Urol. 2015 Mar;193(3):812-9.
Key words: radical prostatectomy, practice variation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25196659

15. Steiner ME, Ness PM, Assmann SF, Triulzi DJ, Sloan SR, Delaney M, Granger S, Bennett-Guerrero E, Blajchman MA, Scavo V, Carson JL, Levy JH, Whitman G, D'Andrea P, Pulkrabek S, Ortel TL, Bornikova L, Raife T, Puca KE, Kaufman RM, Nuttall GA, Young PP, Youssef S, Engelman R, Greilich PE, Miles R, Josephson CD, Bracey A, Cooke R, McCullough J, Hunsaker R, Uhl L, McFarland JG, Park Y, Cushing MM, Klodell CT, Karanam R, Roberts PR, Dyke C, Hod EA, Stowell CP. Effects of red-cell storage duration on patients undergoing cardiac surgery. N Engl J Med. 2015 Apr 9;372(15):1419-29. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1414219.
Key words: red-cell storage duration, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25853746

1. Arnan MK, Hsieh TC, Yeboah J, Bertoni AG, Burke GL, Bahrainwala Z, Grega MA, Baumgartner WA, Gottesman RF. Postoperative blood urea nitrogen is associated with stroke in cardiac surgical patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb 12. pii: S0003-4975(14)02198-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.11.034. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: blood urea nitrogen, stroke, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25683323

2. Asante-Korang A, Amankwah EK, Lopez-Cepero M, Ringewald J, Carapellucci J, Krasnopero D, Berg A, Quintessenza J, Jacobs JP. Outcomes in highly sensitized pediatric heart transplant patients using current management strategies. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Feb;34(2):175-81. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2014.09.027. Epub 2014 Sep 28.
Key words: highly sensitized pediatric heart transplant patients
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25447583

3. Bajona P, Salizzoni S, Vandenberghe S, Bruce CJ, Speziali G, Zehr KJ. The balloon plug concept" for tricuspid valve repair: ex vivo proof of concept. Innovations (Phila). 2015 Jan-Feb;10(1):27-32. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0000000000000124.
Key words: tricuspid valve repair, balloon plug concept, ex vivo
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25628253

4. Cameron D Surgery for congenital diseases of the aorta. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Feb;149(2 Suppl):S14-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.10.084. Epub 2014 Oct 23.
Key words: congential disease, aorta
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25726075

5. Cason M, Naik A, Grimm JC, Hanna D, Faraone L, Brookman JC, Shah A, Hanna MN. The efficacy and safety of epidural-based analgesia in a case series of patients undergoing lung transplantation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Feb;29(1):126-32. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2014.07.023. Epub 2014 Nov 7.
Key words: epidural-based analgesia, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25440655

6. Duncan DR, Chen PY, Patterson JT, Lee YU, Hibino N, Cleary M, Naito Y, Yi T, Gilliland T, Kurobe H, Church SN, Shinoka T, Fahmy TM, Simons M, Breuer CK. TGF?R1 Inhibition Blocks the Formation of Stenosis in Tissue-Engineered Vascular Graft Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Feb 10;65(5):512-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.08.057. No abstract available.
Key words: TGFBR1, engineered vascular graft
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25660932

7. Grimm JC, Parsee AM, Brinker JA, Birenbaum I, Biewer JE, Sheinberg RB, Sciortino CM. Utilization of AngioVac and snare for eradication of a mobile right atrial thrombus. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb;99(2):698-700. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.04.060.
Key words: AngioVac, Snare, right atrial thrombus
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25639413

8. Grimm JC, Valero V 3rd, Kilic A, Crawford TC, Conte JV, Merlo CA, Shah PD, Shah AS. Preoperative performance status impacts perioperative morbidity and mortality after lung transplantation.Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb;99(2):482-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.09.038. Epub 2014 Dec 18 [PubMed - in process].
Key words: preoperative performance status, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25528724

9. Hibino N, Mejias D, Pietris N, Dean E, Yi T, Best C, Shinoka T, Breuer C. The innate immune system contributes to tissue-engineered vascular graft performance. FASEB J. 2015 Feb 20. pii: fj.14-268334. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: immune system, tissue-engineered vascular graft
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2571302

10. Katz NM. Innovative strategy for severe left ventricular failure without use of a left ventricular assist device. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Feb;149(2):606. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.10.121. Epub 2014 Nov 6. No abstract available.
Key words: left ventricular failure
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25726883

11. Kilic A, Grimm JC, Whitman GJ, Shah AS, Mandal K, Conte JV, Sciortino CM. The survival benefit of simultaneous heart-kidney transplantation extends beyond dialysis-dependent patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb 21. pii: S0003-4975(14)01839-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.09.026. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: heart-kidney transplantation, dialysis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25707587

12. Korus LJ, Cypel T, Zhong T, Wu AW. Patient-reported outcome measures in reconstructive breast surgery: is there a role for generic measures? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Mar;135(3):479e-90e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000954
Key words: Quality of life, survey, patient reported outcome, breast cancer, plastic surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25719712

13. Rickard J, Johnston DR, Price J, Tedford R, Baranowski B, Bassiouny M, Cantillon D, Grimm RA, Tang WH, Varma N, Wilkoff BL. Reverse ventricular remodeling and long-term survival in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization with surgically versus percutaneously placed left ventricular pacing leads. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Mar;12(3):517-23. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.11.013. Epub 2014 Nov 13.
Key words: ventricular remodeling, cardiac resynchronization, ventricular pacing leads
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25460866

14. Siddiqui ZK, Zuccarelli R, Durkin N, Wu AW, Brotman DJ. Changes in patient satisfaction related to hospital renovation: Experience with a new clinical building. J Hosp Med. 2015 Mar;10(3):165-71. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2297. Epub 2015 Feb 5.
Key words: patient satisfaction, survey, hospital, patient experience, quality of care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25652720

15. Strange G, Brizard C, Karl TR, Neethling L. An evaluation of Admedus' tissue engineering process-treated (ADAPT) bovine pericardium patch (CardioCel) for the repair of cardiac and vascular defects. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2015 Mar;12(2):135-41. doi: 10.1586/17434440.2015.985651. Epub 2014 Nov 28.
Key words: Admedus tissue engineering, bovine pericardiac patch (CardioCel), cardiac defects, vascular defects
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25431988

1. Al-Jughiman MK, Al-Omair MA, Van Arsdell GS, Morell VO, Jacobs ML. D-Transposition of the great arteries with ventricular septal defect and left ventricular outflow tract obstruction (D-TGA/VSD/LVOTO): A survey of perceptions, preferences, and experience. Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 Feb 3.
Key words: D-TGA, VSD, LVOT
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25645096

2. Azar FK, Lee SL, Rosen JE. Medullary thyroid cancer: an update for surgeons. Am Surg. 2015 Jan;81(1):1-8.
Key words: medullary thyroid cancer, review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25569037

3. Bajona P, Salizzoni S, Vandenberghe S, Bruce CJ, Speziali G, Zehr KJ. "The balloon plug concept" for tricuspid valve repair: ex vivo proof of concept. Innovations (Phila). 2015 Jan-Feb;10(1):27-32. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0000000000000124.
Key words: tricuspid valve repair
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25628253

4. Grimm JC, Lui C, Kilic A, Valero V 3rd, Sciortino CM, Whitman GJ, Shah AS. A risk score to predict acute renal failure in adult patients after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan;99(1):251-7. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.07.073.
Key words: risk score, acute renal failure, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25440281

5. Grimm JC, Parsee AM, Brinker JA, Birenbaum I, Biewer JE, Sheinberg RB, Sciortino CM. Utilization of AngioVac and Snare for eradication of a mobile right atrial thrombus. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb; 99(2):698-700. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.04.060.
Key words: AngioVac, Snare, right atrial thrombus
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25639413

6. Grimm JC, Valero V 3rd, Kilic A, Crawford TC, Conte JV, Merlo CA, Shah PD, Shah AS. Preoperative performance status impacts perioperative morbidity and mortality after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb;99(2):482-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.09.038.
Key words: preoperative performance status, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25528724

7. Jacobs JP. The science of assessing the outcomes and improving the quality of the congenital and paediatric cardiac care.Curr Opin Cardiol. 2015 Jan;30(1):100-111.
Key words: pediatric congenital cardiac care, quality, outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25469591

8. Kaufman RM, Djulbegovic B, Gernsheimer T, Kleinman S, Tinmouth AT, Capocelli KE, Cipolle MD, Cohn CS, Fung MK, Grossman BJ, Mintz PD, O'Malley BA, Sesok-Pizzini DA, Shander A, Stack GE, Webert KE, Weinstein R, Welch BG, Whitman GJ, Wong EC, Tobian AA. Platelet Transfusion: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the AABB. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Feb 3;162(3):205-13. doi: 10.7326/M14-1589.
Key words: platelet transfusion, clinical practice guideline
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25383671

9. Kurkluoglu M, Engle AM, Costello JP, Hibino N, Zurakowski D, Jonas RA, Berger JT, Nath DS. Single center experience on dosing and adverse events of recombinant factor seven use for bleeding after congenital heart surgery. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2015 Jan;27(1):18-22. doi: 10.1016/j.jsha.2014.05.001. Epub 2014 May 20.
Key words: Factor VII, Bleeding
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25544818

10. Maleszewski JJ, Tazelaar HD, Horcher HM, Hinkamp TJ, Conte JV, Porterfield JK, Halushka MK. IgG4-related disease of the aortic valve: a report of two cases and review of the literature. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2015 Jan-Feb;24(1):56-9. doi: 10.1016/j.carpath.2014.08.001. Epub 2014 Sep 28. [PubMed - in process]
Key words: IgG4, aortic valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25283128

11. Mavroudis C, Stulak JM, Ad N, Siegel A, Giamberti A, Harris L, Backer CL, Tsao S, Dearani JA, Weerasena N, Deal BJ. Prophylactic atrial arrhythmia surgical procedures with congenital heart operations: review and recommendations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan;99(1):352-359. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.07.026. Epub 2014 Nov 15. Review.
Key words: atrial arrhythmia surgery, congenital heart disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25442995

12. Melchiorri AJ, Hibino N, Yi T, Lee YU, Sugiura T, Tara S, Shinoka T, Breuer C, Fisher JP. Contrasting biofunctionalization strategies for the enhanced endothelialization of biodegradable vascular grafts.
Biomacromolecules. 2015 Feb 9;16(2):437-46.
Key words: Tissue engineering, Vascular grafts
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25545620

13. Novick W, Karl TR. Dr William Novick (Founder and Medical Director of International Children's Heart Foundation), speaks to associate editor Dr Tom R. Karl. Cardiol Young. 2015 Jan;25(1):1-7. doi: 10.1017/S1047951114002145. Epub 2014 Nov 10. No abstract available. [PubMed - in process]
Key words: William Novick, International Childrens Heart Foundation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25381902

14. Pasquali SK, He X, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Gaies MG, Shah SS, Hall M, Gaynor JW, Peterson ED, Mayer JE, Hirsch-Romano JC. Measuring hospital performance in congenital heart surgery: administrative versus clinical registry data. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(14)02089-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.10.069. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: congenital heart surgery performance, administrative data, clinical registry data
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25624057

15. Prabhu S, Ramakrishnan K, Alphonso N, McCaffery K, Anderson B, Karl T. Successful lysis of bilateral renal vein thrombosis following neonatal truncus repair.World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2015 Jan;6(1):115-8. doi: 10.1177/2150135114553477.
Key words: renal vein thrombosis, neonatal truncus repair
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25548357

1. Azar FK, Lee SL, Rosen JE. Medullary thyroid cancer: an update for surgeons. Am Surg. 2015 Jan;81(1):1-8.
Key words: medullary thyroid cancer, review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25569037

2. Gandhi RR, Overton TL, Haut ER, Lau BD, Vallier HA, Rohs T, Hasenboehler E, Lee JK, Alley D, Watters J, Rogers FB, Shafi S. Optimal timing of femur fracture stabilization in polytrauma patients: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST). Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2014 Nov;77(5):787-795.
Key words: practice management guideline, fracture stabilization
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25494434

3. Grimm JC, Valero V 3rd, Kilic A, Crawford TC, Conte JV, Merlo CA, Shah PD, Shah AS. Preoperative performance status impacts perioperative morbidity and mortality after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec 18. pii: S0003-4975(14)01900-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.09.038. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: preoperative performance status, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25528724

4. Jacobs JP. The science of assessing the outcomes and improving the quality of the congenital and paediatric cardiac care. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2015 Jan;30(1):100-111.
Key words: pediatric congenital cardiac care, quality, outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25469591

5. Jacobs ML. Pediatric cardiac surgery: the long view. Circulation. 2014 Dec 23. pii: CIRCULATION AHA.114.014318. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: pediatric cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25538228

6. Kurkluoglu M, Engle AM, Costello JP, Hibino N, Zurakowski D, Jonas RA, Berger JT, Nath DS. Single center experience on dosing and adverse events of recombinant factor seven use for bleeding after congenital heart surgery. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2015 Jan;27(1):18-22. doi: 10.1016/j.jsha.2014.05.001. Epub 2014 May 20.
Key words: recp,bomamt factor seven, bleeding, congenital heart surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25544818

7. Lau BD, Streiff MB, Kraus PS, Hobson DB, Shaffer DL, Shihab HM, Haut ER. No evidence to support ambulation for reducing postoperative venous thromboembolism. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2014 Nov;219(5):1101-3.
Key words: venous thromboembolism,ambulation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25440037

8. Lau BD, Haider AH, Streiff MB, Lehmann CU, Kraus PS, Hobson DB, Carolan HT, Pronovost PJ, Haut ER. Eliminating disparities in provision of care for hospitalized patients using integrated computerized clinical decision support. Medical Care. 2015;53(1):18-24.
Key words: disparities, venous thromboembolism, informatics, decision support
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25373403

9. Maleszewski JJ, Tazelaar HD, Horcher HM, Hinkamp TJ, Conte JV, Porterfield JK, Halushka MK. IgG4-related disease of the aortic valve: a report of two cases and review of the literature. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2015 Jan-Feb;24(1):56-9. doi: 10.1016/j.carpath.2014.08.001. Epub 2014 Sep 28.
Key words: IgG4, aortic valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25283128

10. Miskulin DC, Tangri N, Bandeen-Roche K, Zhou J, McDermott A, Meyer KB, Ephraim PL, Michels WM, Jaar BG, Crews DC, Scialla JJ, Sozio SM, Shafi T, Wu AW, Cook C, Boulware LE; Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions about Effectiveness (DEcIDE)Network Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators.Intravenous iron exposure and mortality in patients on hemodialysis. Clin J AmSoc Nephrol. 2014 Nov 7;9(11):1930-9. doi: 10.2215/CJN.03370414. Epub 2014 Oct15.
Key words: End Stage Renal Disease, Anemia, intravenous iron, hemodialysis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25318751; PMC4220761

11. Patel HD, Kates M, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME. Balancing cardiovascular (CV) and cancer death among patients with small renal mass: modification by CV Risk. BJU Int. 2015 Jan;115(1):58-64. doi: 10.1111/bju.12719.
Key words: small renal mass, competing risks
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24589376

12. Patel HD, Kates M, Pierorazio PM, Gorin MA, Jayram G, Ball MW, Hyams ES, Allaf ME. Comorbidities and causes of death in the management of localized T1a kidney cancer: development of a simplified comorbidity risk index. Int J Urol 2014 Nov;21(11):1086-92.
Key words: early-stage kidney cancer, comorbidities
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24931430

13. Snyder CF, Blackford AL, Sussman J, Bainbridge D, Howell D, Seow HY, CarducciMA, Wu AW. Identifying changes in scores on the EORTC-QLQ-C30 representing a change in patients' supportive care needs. Qual Life Res. 2014 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
Key words: Quality of life, Patient reported outcomes, interpretation, cancer, supportive care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25398495

14. Wong A, Kraus PS, Lau BD, Streiff MB, Haut ER, Hobson DB, Shermock KM. Patient perspectives on the non-administration of pharmacological venous thromboembolism prophylaxis at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2015 Feb;10(2):108-11.
Key words: venous thromboembolism; patient preferences
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25418208

15. Wu AW, Kavanagh KT, Pronovost PJ, Bates DW. Conflict of interest. Dr Charles Denham and the Journal of Patient Safety. J Patient Saf. 2014 Dec;10(4):181-5.doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000144.
Key words: Conflict of interest, quality of care, patient safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25408235

1. Blue ME, Wilson MA, Beaty CA, George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Haggerty KA, Jones M, Brawn J, Manmohan S, Lange MS, Johnston MV, Baumgartner WA, Troncoso JC. Brain injury in canine models of cardiac surgery.J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2014 Dec;73(12):1134-43. doi: 10.1097/NEN.0000000000000134.
Key words: Brain injury, cardiac surgery, canine
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25383634

2. Cason M, Naik A, Grimm JC, Hanna D, Faraone L, Brookman JC, Shah A, Hanna MN. The efficacy and safety of epidural-based analgesia in a case series of patients undergoing lung transplantation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Nov 7. pii: S1053-0770(14)00347-4. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2014.07.023.
Key words: Epidural-Based Analgesia, Lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25440655

3. Grimm JC, Lui C, Kilic A, Valero V 3rd, Sciortino CM, Whitman GJ, Shah AS. A risk score to predict acute renal failure in adult patients after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Nov 14. pii: S0003-4975(14)01716-0.
Key words: Risk Score, Acute Renal Failure, Lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25440281

4. Gupta P, Jacobs JP, Pasquali SK, Hill KD, Gaynor JW, O'Brien SM, He M, Sheng S, Schexnayder SM, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Imamura M, Jacobs ML. Epidemiology and outcomes after in-hospital cardiac arrest after pediatric cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec;98(6):2138-44.
Key words: Epidemiology, in-hospital cardiac arrest, pediatric cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25443018

5. Jacobs JP. The science of assessing the outcomes and improving the quality of the congenital and paediatric cardiac care. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2015 Jan;30(1):100-111.
Key words: pediatric congenital cardiac care, quality, outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25469591

6. Massie AB, Luo X, Chow EK, Alejo JL, Desai NM, Segev DL. Survival benefit of primary deceased donor transplantation with high-KDPI kidneys. Am J Transplant. 2014 Oct;14(10):2310-6. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12830.
Key words: Clinical decision-making, clinical research/practice, epidemiology, graft survival, kidney transplantation/nephrology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ajt.12830/abstract
PMID:25139729

7. Miskulin DC, Tangri N, Bandeen-Roche K, Zhou J, McDermott A, Meyer KB, Ephraim PL, Michels WM, Jaar BG, Crews DC, Scialla JJ, Sozio SM, Shafi T, Wu AW, Cook C, Boulware LE; Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions about Effectiveness (DEcIDE)Network Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators. Intravenous iron exposure and mortality in patients on hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Nov 7;9(11):1930-9.
Key words: Renal dialysis, intravenous iron
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25318751

8. Reardon MJ, Adams DH, Coselli JS, Deeb GM, Kleiman NS, Chetcuti S, Yakubov SJ, Heimansohn D, Hermiller J Jr, Hughes GC, Harrison JK, Khabbaz K, Tadros P, Zorn GL 3rd, Merhi W, Heiser J, Petrossian G, Robinson N, Maini B, Mumtaz M, Lee JS, Gleason TG, Resar J, Conte J, Watson D, Chenoweth S, Popma JJ; CoreValve US Clinical Investigators. Self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement using alternative access sites in symptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis deemed extreme risk of surgery.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Dec;148(6):2869-2876.e7
Key words: self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement, aortic stenosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25152474

9. Rickard J, Johnston DR, Price J, Tedford R, Baranowski B, Bassiouny M, Cantillon D, Grimm R, Wilson Tang W, Varma N, Wilkoff BL. Reverse ventricular remodeling and long term survival in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization with surgically versus percutaneously placed left ventricular pacing leads.Heart Rhythm. 2014 Nov 13. pii: S1547-5271(14)01292-2.
Key words: chardiac resynchronization, left ventricular pacing leads
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25460866

10. Scialla JJ, Liu J, Crews DC, Guo H, Bandeen-Roche K, Ephraim PL, Tangri N,Sozio SM, Shafi T, Miskulin DC, Michels WM, Jaar BG, Wu AW, Powe NR, Boulware LE;DEcIDE Network Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators. An instrumental variable approach finds no associated harm or benefit with early dialysis initiation in the United States. Kidney Int. 2014 Oct;86(4):798-809.
Key words: Chronic Kidney Disease, Renal dialysis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24786707

11. Smith PK, Puskas JD, Ascheim DD, Voisine P, Gelijns AC, Moskowitz AJ, Hung JW, Parides MK, Ailawadi G, Perrault LP, Acker MA, Argenziano M, Thourani V, Gammie JS, Miller MA, Pagé P, Overbey JR, Bagiella E, Dagenais F, Blackstone EH, Kron IL, Goldstein DJ, Rose EA, Moquete EG, Jeffries N, Gardner TJ, O'Gara PT, Alexander JH, Michler RE; Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network Investigators. Surgical treatment of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation. N Engl J Med. 2014 Dec 4;371(23):2178-88.
Key words: moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation, surgical treatment
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25405390

12. Snyder CF, Blackford AL, Sussman J, Bainbridge D, Howell D, Seow HY, Carducci MA, Wu AW. Identifying changes in scores on the EORTC-QLQ-C30 representing a change in patients' supportive care needs. Qual Life Res. 2014 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Quality of life, cancer
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25398495

13. Wu AW, Kavanagh KT, Pronovost PJ, Bates DW. Conflict of interest, Dr Charles Denham and the Journal of Patient Safety. J Patient Saf. 2014 Dec;10(4):181-5.doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000144.
Key words: Patient Safety, Conflict of interest
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25408235

14. Wu S, Duan N, Wisdom JP, Kravitz RL, Owen RR, Sullivan JG, Wu AW, Di Capua P,Hoagwood KE. Integrating science and engineering to implement evidence-based practices in health care settings. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2014 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Implementation science, Evidence based medicine
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25217100

15. Zhu J, Li L, Zhao H, Han G, Wu AW, Weingart SN. Development of a patient safety climate survey for Chinese hospitals: cross-national adaptation and psychometric evaluation. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Oct;23(10):847-56. doi:
Key words: Safety culture, Survey
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24736029

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