November 2013


1. Beaty CA, Haggerty KA, Moser MG, George TJ, Robinson CW, Arnaoutakis GJ, Whitman GJ. Disclosure of physician-specific behavior improves blood utilization protocol adherence in cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep 12. doi:pii: S0003-4975(13)01420-3. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.06.080. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: blood utilization, cardiac surgery

2. Bilimoria KY, Chung J, Ju MH, Haut ER, Bentrem DJ, Ko CY, Baker DW. Evaluation of surveillance bias and the validity of the venous thromboembolism quality measure. JAMA. 2013 Oct 9;310(14):1482-1489.
Key words: venous thromboembolism (VTE), quality reporting, surveillance bias
PMID: 24100354

3. Davies RR, Pasquali SK, Jacobs ML, Jacobs JJ, Wallace AS, Pizarro C. Current spectrum of surgical procedures performed for Ebstein's malformation: an analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep 23. doi:pii: S0003-4975(13)01006-0. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.05.005. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Ebsteins malformation

4. Hill KD, Rhodes JF, Aiyagari R, Baker GH, Bergersen L, Chai PJ, Fleming GA, Fudge JC, Gillespie MJ, Gray RG, Hirsch R, Lee KJ, Li JS, Ohye RG, Oster ME, Pasquali SK, Pelech AN, Radtke WA, Takao CM, Vincent JA, Hornik CP. Intervention for recoarctation in the single ventricle reconstruction trial: incidence, risk, and outcomes. Circulation. 2013 Aug 27;128(9):954-961.
Key words: recoarctation, single ventriical reconstruction

5. Horvath KA. Editorial Comment: Welcome (bienvenida, bienvenue, willkommen, pryzwitanie, accoglienza, welkom) to the new EACTS cardiac surgery database. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Sep;44(3):e181. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezt323.
Key words: EACTS cardiac surgery database

6. Kilic A, Saha-Chaudhuri P, Rankin JS, Conte JV. Trends and outcomes of tricuspid valve surgery in North America: an analysis of more than 50,000 patients from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep 23. doi:pii: S0003-4975(13)01299-X. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.06.031. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: tricuspid valve surgery

7. Kilic A, Shah AS, Conte JV, Mandal K, Baumgartner WA, Cameron DE, Whitman GJ. Understanding variability in hospital-specific costs of coronary artery bypass grafting represents an opportunity for standardizing care and improving resource use. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Oct 4. doi:pii: S0022-5223(13)00941-0. 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.08.024. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: coronary artery bypass, hospital costs

8. Lee GI, Lee MR, Clanton T, Sutton E, Park AE, Marohn MR. Comparative assessment of physical and cognitive ergonomics associated with robotic and traditional laparoscopic surgeries. Surg Endosc. 2013 Oct 3.
Key words: laparoscopy, robotic surgery, ergonomics, cognitive workload, physical workload, electromyography

9. Leeds IL, Hugar LA, Pettitt BJ, Srinivasan J, Master VA. International surgical clerkship rotation: perceptions and academic performance. Am J Surg. 2013 Aug;206(2):280-6.
Key words: medical education, global health

10. Leeds IL, Sadiraj V, Cox JC, Schnier KE, Sweeney JF. Assessing clinical discharge data preferences among practicing surgeons. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep;184(1):42-48.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.03.064.
Key words: clinical decision-making, readmissions

11. Malas MB, Qazi U, Lazarus G, Valle F, Wilson LM, Haberl E, Bass EB, Zenilman J. Comparative effectiveness of surgical interventions aimed at treating underlying venous pathology in patients with chronic venous ulcer. Accepted for Publication J Vasc Surg JVS-D-13-00936R1, Oct. 2013
Key words: chronic venous ulcer, systematic review, chronic wound, compression therapy, venous pathology
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12. Miller JW, Vu DN, Chai PJ, Kreutzer JH, John JB, Vener DF, Jacobs JP. Upper body central venous catheters in pediatric cardiac surgery. Paediatr Anaesth. 2013 Nov;23(11):980-988. doi: 10.1111/pan.12261. Epub 2013 Sep 19.
Key words: central venous catheters, pediatric cardiac surgery

13. Pasquali SK, He X, Jacobs ML, Hall M, Gaynor JW, Shah SS, Peterson ED, Hill KD, Li JS, Jacobs JP. Hospital variation in postoperative infection and outcome after congenital heart surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug;96(2):657-63. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.04.024. Epub 2013 Jun 28 [PubMed - in process]
Key words: infection, congenital heart surgery

14. Wahr JA, Prager RL, Abernathy JH 3rd, Martinez EA, Salas E, Seifert PC, Groom RC, Spiess BD, Searles BE, Sundt TM 3rd, Sanchez JA, Shappell SA, Culig MH, Lazzara EH, Fitzgerald DC, Thourani VH, Eghtesady P, Ikonomidis JS, England MR, Sellke FW, Nussmeier NA; American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, and Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research. Patient safety in the cardiac operating room: human factors and teamwork: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
Circulation. 2013 Sep 3;128(10):1139-69. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182a38efa. Epub 2013 Aug 5. No abstract available. [PubMed - in process]
Key words: patient safety, cardiac operating room


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