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September 2019
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Surgery Archives

1. Al Ammary F, Luo X, Muzaale AD, Massie AB, Crews DC, Waldram MM, Qadi MA, Garonzik-Wang J, Henderson ML, Brennan DC, Wiseman AC, Lindrooth RC, Snyder JJ, Coresh J, Segev DL. Risk of ESKD in Older Live Kidney Donors with Hypertension. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Jul 5;14(7):1048-1055. doi: 10.2215/CJN.14031118.
Key words: Antihypertensive Agents; ESRD; Hispanic Americans; Kidney Failure, Chronic; Medicaid; Medicare; Nephrectomy; Social Security; Systole; blood pressure; hypertension; kidney; kidney donation; mortality; outcomes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31239252/

2. Al Ammary F, Thomas AG, Massie AB, Muzaale AD, Shaffer AA, Koons B, Qadi MA, Crews DC, Garonzik-Wang J, Fang H, Brennan DC, Lentine KL, Segev DL, Henderson ML. The landscape of international living kidney donation in the United States. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jul;19(7):2009-2019. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15256.
Key words: clinical research/practice; donors and donation: donor follow-up; kidney transplantation/nephrology; kidney transplantation: living donor; registry/registry analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30615253/

3. Alaish SM, Garcia AV. Who moved my fellow: changes to Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) fellowships in pediatric surgery and what may be yet to come. Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 2019 Jun;31(3):409-413. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000762.
Key words: fellowship training in pediatric surgery, pediatric surgical trainees
https://europepmc.org/abstract/med/31090584
PMID: 31090584
Doby BL, Boyarsky BJ, Gentry S, Segev DL. Improving OPO performance through national data availability. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jun 20;. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15508.
Key words: Transplant, transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31219210/

4. Haugen CE, Ishaque T, Sapirstein A, Cauneac A, Segev DL, Gentry S. Geographic disparities in liver supply/demand ratio within fixed-distance and fixed-population circles. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jul;19(7):2044-2052. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15297.
Key words: Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN); clinical research/practice; donors and donation: deceased; liver transplantation/hepatology; organ allocation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30748095/

5. Haugen CE, Bowring MG, Holscher CM, Jackson KR, Garonzik-Wang J, Cameron AM, Philosophe B, McAdams-DeMarco M, Segev DL. Survival benefit of accepting livers from deceased donors over 70 years old. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jul;19(7):2020-2028. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15250.
Key words: Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients (SRTR); clinical research/practice; donors and donation: deceased; donors and donation: extended criteria; liver transplantation/hepatology; organ acceptance
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30614634/

6. Holscher CM, Jackson KR, Segev DL. Transplanting the Untransplantable. Am J Kidney Dis. 2019 Jun 26;. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2019.04.025. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31255336.
Key words: ABO incompatibility; HLA incompatibility; ILDKT; Kidney Allocation System; Kidney transplantation; antibody-mediated rejection (AMR); cPRA; crossmatch; desensitization; donor-specific antibodies (DSA); end-stage renal disease (ESRD); graft loss; kidney paired donation (KPD); renal transplant recipient; review; transplant waitlist
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31255336/

7. Lo BD, Suarez-Pierre A, Zhou X, Lui C, Hunt MF, Whitman GJ, Choi CW, Kilic A. Matchmaking Just Got Easier: Impact of Phenotypic Donor-Recipient Likeness in Heart Transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30896-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.04.125. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Organ Donor Management; Transplantation - Heart; Heart Failure; Outcomes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=31255608

8. Mogul DB, Lee J, Purnell TS, Massie AB, Ishaque T, Segev DL, Bridges JFP. Barriers to access in pediatric living-donor liver transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 2019 Jun 19;:e13513. doi: 10.1111/petr.13513. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31215155.
Key words: access; barriers; liver; living donor; pediatric
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31215155/

9. Nassiri N, Kwan L, Bolagani A, Thomas AG, Sinacore J, Ronin M, Cooper M, Segev DL, Cecka JM, Veale JL. The "oldest and coldest" shipped living donor kidneys transplanted through kidney paired donation. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jul 6;. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15527. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31278819.
Key words: Transplant, transplantation, kidney, live donor
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31278819/

10. Siddiqui ZK, Abusamaan M, Bertram A, Allen L, Wu AW, Zhu J, Brotman DJ. Comparison of services available in 5-star and non-5-star patient experience hospitals. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Jun 10. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.1285. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Patient experience, patient satisfaction, hospital care, quality of care
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2735444
PMID: 31180447

11. Suarez-Pierre A, Fraser CD, Zhou X, Crawford TC, Lui C, Metkus TS, Whitman GJ, Higgins RS, Lawton JS. Predictors of operative mortality among cardiac surgery patients with prolonged ventilation. J Card Surg. 2019 Jul 3. doi: 10.1111/jocs.14118. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: coronary artery disease; valve repair/replacement
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31269299

12. Suarez-Pierre A, Lui C, Zhou X, Morales LF, Choi CW. Appraisal of hepatitis C viremic donors: how far could we expand the heart donor pool? J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2019 Aug;20(8):572-574. doi: 10.2459/JCM.0000000000000824.
Key words: donor pool, heart transplantation, hepatitis C virus, viremic donors
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31157661

13. Suarez-Pierre A, Zhou X, Lui C, Grimm JC, Hsu S, Choi CW, Kilic A. Impact of left ventricular assist device exchange on outcomes following heart transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30929-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.05.038. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: ventricular assist device, heart failure, heart transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31279791

14. Thomas AG, Ruck JM, Shaffer AA, Haugen CE, Ying H, Warsame F, Chu N, Carlson MC, Gross AL, Norman SP, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco M. Kidney transplant outcomes in recipients with cognitive impairment: a national registry and prospective cohort study. Transplantation. 2019 Jul;103(7):1504-1513. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002431.
Key words: Transplant, transplantation, kidney transplant
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30153224/

1. Bollinger J, Eno A, Seaman S, Brown D, Van Pilsum Rasmussen SE, Tobian AAR, Segev DL, Durand CM, Sugarman J. Early experiences of independent advocates for potential HIV+ recipients of HIV+ donor organ transplants. Clin Transplant. 2019 May 29; e13617. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13617. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: transplant, transplantation, HIV organ transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31140611/

2. Boyarsky BJ, Bowring MG, Shaffer AA, Segev DL, Durand CM. The future of HIV Organ Policy Equity Act is now: the state of HIV positive to HIV+ kidney transplantation in the United States. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2019 May 27;. doi: 10.1097/MOT.0000000000000653. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: transplant, kidney transplantation, HIV organ transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31145154/

3. DiBrito SR, Bowring MG, Holscher CM, Haugen CE, Rasmussen SV, Duncan MD, Efron DT, Stevens K, Segev DL, Garonzik-Wang J, Haut ER. Acute care surgery for transplant recipients: a national survey of surgeon perspectives and practices. J Surg Res. 2019 Jun 3;243:114-122. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2019.05.008. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Acute care surgery; Surgeon practice pattern; Transplant recipients; Transplant surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31170553/

4. Eno AK, Ruck JM, Van Pilsum Rasmussen SE, Waldram MM, Thomas AG, Purnell TS, Garonzik Wang JM, Massie AB, Almmary FA, Cooper LM, Segev DL, Levan MA, Henderson ML. Perspectives on implementing mobile health technology for living kidney donor follow-up: in-depth interviews with transplant providers. Clin Transplant. 2019 Jun 13;:e13637. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13637. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: follow-up; living kidney donation; mHealth
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31194892/

5. Gentry SE, Segev DL. Restructuring the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network contract to achieve policy coherence and infrastructure excellence. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jun;19(6):1622-1627. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15161.
Key words: Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients (SRTR); United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS); editorial/personal viewpoint; ethics and public policy; law/legislation; organ allocation; organ procurement and allocation; organ procurement organization https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30378753/

6. Harhay MN, Ranganna K, Boyle SM, Brown AM, Bajakian T, Levin Mizrahi LB, Xiao G, Guy S, Malat G, Segev DL, Reich D, McAdams-DeMarco M. Association between weight loss before deceased donor kidney transplantation and posttransplantation outcomes. Am J Kidney Dis. 2019 May 16;. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2019.03.418. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Renal transplantation; deceased donor kidney transplantation (DDKT); end-stage kidney disease (ESKD); frailty; graft failure; mortality; obesity; outcomes; protein-wasting malnutrition; sarcopenia; wasting; weight loss
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31126666/

7. Haugen CE, Agoons D, Chu NM, Liyanage L, Long J, Desai NM, Norman SP, Brennan DC, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco M. Physical impairment and access to kidney transplantation. Transplantation. 2019 Apr 25;. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002778. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: transplantation, kidney, transplant

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31033648/

8. Holscher CM, Locham SS, Haugen CE, Bae S, Segev DL, Malas MB. Transplant waitlisting attenuates the association between hemodialysis access type and mortality. J Nephrol. 2019 Jun;32(3):477-485. doi: 10.1007/s40620-018-00572-0.
Key words: End-stage renal disease; Hemodialysis access; Kidney transplantation; Transplant waitlisting
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30604152/

9. Shrestha P, Haugen CE, Chu NM, Shaffer A, Garonzik-Wang J, Norman SP, Walston JD, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco MA. Racial differences in inflammation and outcomes of aging among kidney transplant candidates. BMC Nephrol. 2019 May 17;20(1):176. doi: 10.1186/s12882-019-1360-8.
Key words: End-stage renal disease; Frailty; HRQOL; Inflammation; Race

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31101015/

1. Blackford AL, Wu AW, Snyder C. Interpreting and acting on PRO results in clinical practice: lessons learned from the PatientViewpoint System and beyond. Med Care. 2019 May;57 Suppl 5 Suppl 1:S46-S51. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001086.
Key words: Patient reported outcomes, electronic health records, ambulatory care
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30985596

2. Goerlich CE, Challa AB, Malas MM. Acute limb ischemia from gunshot wound secondary to arterial vasospasm. Journal of Vascular Surgery, Cases and Innovative Techniques. 2019-06-01. Volume 5 (3); 99-103
Key words: acute limb ischemia, gun shot wound, vasospasm
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvscit.2018.10.004
No PMID available

3. Haugen CE, Segev DL. Donor-recipient matching is important but age matching alone is insufficient. Transplantation. 2019 Apr;103(4):e108-e109. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002593.
Key words: donor, transplant, transplantation

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30747834

4. Holscher CM, Luo X, Massie AB, Segev DL. Offspring living kidney donors should not be ruled out. Am J Transplant. 2019 May;19(5):1595-1596. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15264. Epub 2019 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 30653826.
Key words: donors and donation; donors and donation: living; health services and outcomes research; kidney (allograft) function/dysfunction; kidney transplantation/nephrology; kidney transplantation: living donor
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30653826/

5. Jackson KR, Zhou S, Ruck J, Massie AB, Holscher C, Kernodle A, Glorioso J, Motter J, Neu A, Desai N, Segev DL, Garonzik-Wang J. Pediatric deceased donor kidney transplant outcomes under the Kidney Allocation System. Am J Transplant. 2019 May 7;. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15419. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: transplantation, kidney, transplant
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31062464/

6. Kobashigawa J, Dadhania D, Bhorade S, Adey D, Berger J, Bhat G, Budev M, Duarte-Rojo A, Dunn M, Hall S, Harhay MN, Johansen KL, Joseph S, Kennedy CC, Kransdorf E, Lentine KL, Lynch RJ, McAdams-DeMarco M, Nagai S, Olymbios M, Patel J, Pinney S, Schaenman J, Segev DL, Shah P, Singer LG, Singer JP, Sonnenday C, Tandon P, Tapper E, Tullius SG, Wilson M, Zamora M, Lai JC. Report from the American Society of Transplantation on frailty in solid organ transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2019 Apr;19(4):984-994. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15198. Epub 2018 Dec 22.
Key words: clinical research/practice; heart disease; immune regulation; kidney disease; kidney transplantation/nephrology; liver disease; liver transplantation/hepatology; lung disease; lung transplantation/pulmonology
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30506632

7. Kosztowski M, Zhou S, Bush E, Higgins RS, Segev DL, Gentry SE. Geographic disparities in lung transplant rates. Am J Transplant. 2019 May;19(5):1491-1497. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15182.
Key words: Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients (SRTR); clinical research/practice; disparities; donors and donation: deceased; health services and outcomes research; lung disease; lung transplantation/pulmonology; organ allocation; organ procurement and allocation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30431704/

8. Lai JC, Rahimi RS, Verna EC, Kappus MR, Dunn MA, McAdams-DeMarco M, Haugen CE, Volk ML, Duarte-Rojo A, Ganger DR, O'Leary JG, Dodge JL, Ladner D, Segev DL. Frailty associated with waitlist mortality independent of ascites and hepatic encephalopathy in a multicenter study. Gastroenterology. 2019 May;156(6):1675-1682. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2019.01.028. Epub 2019 Jan 19.
Key words: End-Stage Liver Disease; Malnutrition; Portal Hypertension; Risk Factor
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30668935/

9. Langbaum T, Smith TJ. Time to study metastatic-cancer survivorship. N Engl J Med. 2019 Apr 4;380;14:1300-1302.
Key words: Oncology, Quality of Care, Medical Ethics, Metastatic Cancer, Survivorship
https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1901103
PMID: 30943335

10. Leeds IL, Canner JK, DiBrito SR, Safar B. Justifying total costs of extended venothromboembolism prophylaxis after colorectal cancer surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 Apr 3. Epub ahead of print.
Key words: Colorectal cancer; Cost-benefit analysis; Decision trees; Economic evaluation; Surgery; Venous thrombosis
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11605-019-04206-z
PMID:30945086

11. Mankowski MA, Kosztowski M, Raghavan S, Garonzik-Wang JM, Axelrod D, Segev DL, Gentry SE. Accelerating Kidney Allocation: Simultaneously Expiring Offers. Am J Transplant. 2019 Apr 23;. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15396. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: transplantation, kidney, transplant
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31012528/

12. Salter ML, Liu X, Bae S, Chu NM, Miller Dunham A, Humbyrd C, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco MA. Fractures and subsequent graft loss and mortality among older kidney transplant recipients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 May 6;. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15962. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: fractures; graft loss; kidney transplant; mortality; older adults
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31059126/

13. Snyder C, Brundage M, Rivera YM, Wu AW. A PRO-cision medicine methods toolkit to address the challenges of personalizing cancer care using patient-reported outcomes: introduction to the supplement. Med Care. 2019 May;57 Suppl 5 Suppl 1:S1-S7. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001089.
Key words: Patient reported outcomes, electronic health records, ambulatory care, cancer care
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30985589

14. Wu AW. Bridging the evidence-implementation gap: The 4th Global Ministerial Patient Safety Summit 2019, Jeddah. Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management. 2019 April; 24(2):49-51
Key words: Patient safety, implementation science, global health
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2516043519842741

15. Wu AW, Predmore ZS. Patient-Reported Outcomes: Toward better measurement of
patient-centered care in CKD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Apr;30(4):523-525. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2019020169.
Key words: Patient reported outcomes, chronic kidney disease, kidney dialysis https://jasn.asnjournals.org/content/30/4/523
PMID: 3089886

1. Al Ammary F, Bowring MG, Massie AB, Yu S, Waldram MM, Garonzik-Wang J, Thomas AG, Holscher CM, Qadi MA, Henderson ML, Wiseman A, Gralla J, Brennan DC, Segev DL, Muzaale AD. The Changing Landscape of Live Kidney Donation in the United States From 2005 to 2017. Am J Transplant. 2019 Mar 23. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15368. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: live donor, kidney, transplant, transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30903733

2. Alloway RR, Woodle ES, Abramowicz D, Segev DL, Castan R, Ilsley JN, Jeschke K, Somerville KT, Brennan DC. Rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin for the prevention of acute rejection in kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2019 Mar 5. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15342. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: anti-thymocyte globulin, kidney transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30838775

3. Bowring MG, Shaffer AA, Massie AB, Cameron A, Desai N, Sulkowski M, Garonzik-Wang J, Segev DL. Center-level trends in utilization of HCV-exposed donors for HCV-uninfected kidney and liver transplant recipients in the United States. Am J Transplant. 2019 Mar 12. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15355. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: transplant, transplantation, kidney, liver
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30861279

4. Eyerly-Webb S, Nicolas CT, Watson D, Dion E, Amin R, Wagner AJ, Lampland A, Bendel-Stenzel E, Macardle CA, Kunisaki SM, Jorgenson A, Lillegard J, Feltis B. A dynamic discrimination model for predicting respiratory distress at birth based on the mass volume ratio in fetuses with congenital lung malformations. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Mar 4. doi: 10.1002/uog.20255. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: congenital lung malformation; congenital pulmonary airway malformation volume ratios; congenital pulmonary airway malformations; postnatal respiratory distress; respiratory intervention

5. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30834623
Haugen CE, Chu NM, Ying H, Warsame F, Holscher CM, Desai NM, Jones MR, Norman SP, Brennan DC, Garonzik-Wang J, Walston JD, Bingaman AW, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco M. Frailty and access to kidney transplantation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Mar 19. pii: CJN.12921118. doi: 10.2215/CJN.12921118. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: accidental falls; cognition; comorbidity; counseling; frailty; hand strength; incidence; kidney failure, chronic; outpatients; prospective studies; transplants; walking speed; weight loss; hospitalization; kidney transplantation; outcomes; renal dialysis; risk factors
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30890577

6. Jackson KR, Covarrubias K, Holscher CM, Luo X, Chen J, Massie AB, Desai N, Brennan DC, Segev DL, Garonzik-Wang J. The national landscape of deceased donor kidney transplantation for the highly sensitized: Transplant rates, waitlist mortality, and posttransplant survival under KAS. Am J Transplant. 2019 Apr;19(4):1129-1138. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15149.
Key words: clinical research/practice; health services and outcomes research; kidney transplantation/nephrology; organ allocation; organ procurement and allocation; panel-reactive antibody (PRA); sensitization
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30372592

7. Johnson KN, Mon RA, Gadepalli SK, Kunisaki SM. Short-term respiratory outcomes of neonates with symptomatic congenital lung malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Feb 24. pii: S0022-3468(19)30108-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.01.056. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Bronchopulmonary sequestration; Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation; Congenital pulmonary airway malformation; Neonatal surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30851956

8. Henderson ML, Adler JT, Van Pilsum Rasmussen SE, Thomas AG, Herron PD, Waldram MM, Ruck JM, Purnell TS, DiBrito SR, Holscher CM, Haugen CE, Alimi Y, Konel JM, Eno AK, Garonzik Wang JM, Gordon EJ, Lentine KL, Schaffer RL, Cameron AM, Segev DL. How should social media be used in transplantation? A Survey of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. Transplantation. 2019 Mar;103(3):573-580. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002243.
Key words: social media, transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29684002

9. Hicks CW, Bae S, Pozo ME, DiBrito SR, Abularrage CJ, Segev DL, Garonzik-Wang J, Reifsnyder T. Practice patterns in arteriovenous fistula ligation among kidney transplant recipients in the United States Renal Data Systems.J Vasc Surg. 2019 Mar 7. pii: S0741-5214(19)30133-8.
Key words: arteriovenous fistula ligation, kidney transplant, practice patterns
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30853386

10. Hicks CW, Canner JK, Karagozlu H, Mathioudakis N, Sherman RL, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. Contribution of 30-day readmissions to the increasing costs of care for the diabetic foot. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Mar 5. pii: S0741-5214(19)30170-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.12.028. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: cost; diabetic foot ulcer; multidisciplinary care; net margins; readmission
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30850287

11. Kunisaki SM, Saito JM, Fallat ME, St Peter SD, Kim AG, Johnson KN, Mon RA, Adams C, Aladegbami B, Bence C, Burns RC, Corkum KS, Deans KJ, Downard CD, Fraser JD, Gadepalli SK, Helmrath MA, Kabre R, Lal DR, Landman MP, Leys CM, Linden AF, Lopez JJ, Mak GZ, Minneci PC, Rademacher BL, Shaaban A, Walker SK, Wright TN, Hirschl RB; Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. Current operative management of congenital lobar emphysema in children: A report from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Mar 1. pii: S0022-3468(19)30184-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.02.043. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Congenital lobar emphysema, Congenital pulmonary airway, malformation, Congenital lung malformations
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30898401

12. Leeds IL, Meyers PM, Enumah ZO, He J, Burkhart RA, Haut ER, Efron JE, Johnston FM. Psychosocial risks are independently associated with cancer surgery outcomes in medically comorbid patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Apr;26(4):936-944. doi: 10.1245/s10434-018-07136-3.
Key words: cancer, surgery, psychosocial risk, outcomes, logistic regression
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30617868

13. Lentine KL, Lam NN, Segev DL. Risks of living kidney donation: current state of knowledge on outcomes important to donors .Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Mar 11. pii: CJN.11220918. doi: 10.2215/CJN.11220918. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Aftercare; Health; Health Expenditures; Insurance; Kidney Failure, Chronic; Living Donors; Living donation; Nephrectomy; Patient-centered care; Registries; Renal Insufficiency, Chronic; Salaries and Fringe Benefits; kidney; outcomes; quality of life
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30858158

14. Sandal S, Bae S, McAdams-DeMarco M, Massie AB, Lentine KL, Cantarovich M, Segev DL. Induction immunosuppression agents as risk factors for incident cardiovascular events and mortality after kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2019 Apr;19(4):1150-1159. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15148. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Key words: alemtuzumab; basiliximab/daclizumab; cardiovascular disease; clinical research/practice; coronary artery disease; graft survival; health services and outcomes research; immunosuppressant - fusion proteins and monoclonal antibodies; immunosuppression/immune modulation; kidney transplantation/nephrology
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30372596

15. Zhou S, Massie AB, Holscher CM, Waldram MM, Ishaque T, Thomas AG, Segev DL. Prospective Validation of Prediction Model for Kidney Discard. Transplantation. 2019 Apr;103(4):764-771. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002362.
Key words: transplantation, kidney
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30015701

1. Bae S, Massie AB, Thomas AG, Bahn G, Luo X, Jackson KR, Ottmann SE, Brennan DC, Desai NM, Coresh J, Segev DL, Garonzik Wang JM. Who can tolerate a marginal kidney? Predicting survival after deceased donor kidney transplant by donor-recipient combination. Am J Transplant. 2019 Feb;19(2):425-433. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14978.
Key words: clinical decision-making; clinical research/practice; epidemiology; kidney transplantation/nephrology; organ acceptance; registry/registry analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29935051

2. Bowring MG, Zhou S, Chow EKH, Massie AB, Segev DL, Gentry SE. Geographic disparity in deceased-donor liver transplant rates following Share 35. Transplantation. 2019 Feb 19. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002643.
Key words: liver donor, liver transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30801545

3. Bowring MG, Jackson KR, Wasik H, Neu A, Garonzik-Wang J, Durand C, Desai N, Massie AB, Segev DL. Outcomes after declining increased infectious risk kidney offers for pediatric candidates in the United States. Transplantation. 2019 Feb 12. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002674. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: kidney transplant; pediatrics, infectious risk
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30801530

4. Chu NM, Gross AL, Shaffer AA, Haugen CE, Norman SP, Xue QL, Sharrett AR, Carlson MC, Bandeen-Roche K, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco MA. Frailty and changes in cognitive function after kidney transplantation. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Feb;30(2):336-345. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2018070726.
Key words: cognition; frailty; kidney transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30679381

5. Garonzik-Wang JM, Lonze BE, Ruck JM, Luo X, Massie AB, Melancon K, Burdick JF, Segev DL, Sun Z. Mitochondrial membrane potential and delayed graft function following kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2019 Feb;19(2):585-590. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15174.
Key words: basic (laboratory) research/science; cytotoxicity; donors and donation: deceased; kidney (allograft) function/dysfunction; kidney transplantation/nephrology; translational research/science
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30408329

6. Haugen CE, Holscher CM, Luo X, Bowring MG, Orandi BJ, Thomas AG, Garonzik-Wang J, Massie AB, Philosophe B, McAdams-DeMarco M, Segev DL. Assessment of trends in transplantation of liver grafts from older donors and outcomes in recipients of liver grafts from older donors, 2003-2016. JAMA Surg. 2019 Feb 13. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5568.
Key words: liver transplantation, liver grafts, liver donor
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30758494

7. Haugen CE, Ishaque T, Sapirstein A, Cauneac A, Segev DL, Gentry S. Geographic disparities in liver supply/demand ratio within fixed-distance and fixed-population circles. Am J Transplant. 2019 Feb 12. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15297. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: liver donor, geography
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30748095

8. Henderson ML, Thomas AG, Eno AK, Waldram MM, Bannon J, Massie AB, Levan MA, Segev DL, Bingaman AW. The impact of the mKidney mHealth system on live donor follow-up compliance: protocol for a randomized controlled trial. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Jan 15;8(1):e11000. doi: 10.2196/11000.
Key words: app; follow-up; health care; kidney transplantation; mHealth; mobile phone; protocol; randomized controlled trial
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30664485

9. Holscher CM, Luo X, Massie AB, Segev DL. Offspring living kidney donors should not be ruled out. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jan 17. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15264. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30653826.
Key words: donors and donation, donors and donation: living, health services and outcomes research, kidney (allograft) function/dysfunction, kidney transplantation/nephrology, kidney transplantation: living donor
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30653826

10. Ishaque T, Massie AB, Bowring MG, Haugen CE, Ruck JM, Halpern SE, Waldram MM, Henderson ML, Garonzik Wang JM, Cameron AM, Philosophe B, Ottmann S, Rositch AF, Segev DL. Liver transplantation and waitlist mortality for HCC and non-HCC candidates following the 2015 HCC exception policy change. Am J Transplant. 2019 Feb;19(2):564-572. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15144.
Key words: cancer/malignancy/neoplasia; clinical research/practice; disparities; graft survival; liver disease: malignant; liver transplantation/hepatology; organ allocation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30312530

11. Ladd MR, Costello C, Gosztyla C, Werts A, Johnson B, Fulton W, Martin LY, Redfield E, Crawford B, Panaparambil R, Sodhi C, March JC, Hackam DJ. Development of intestinal scaffolds that mimic native mammalian intestinal tissue. Tissue Engineering Part A. 2019 Jan 17. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2018.0239. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Tissue engineered small intestine, short gut, polymeric scaffolds
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30652526

12. Leeds IL, Namasivayam V, Bamogo A, Sankhla P, Thayer WM. Cost effectiveness of meningococcal serogroup B vaccination in college-aged young adults. Am J Prev Med. 2019 Feb;56(2):196-204. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2018.09.020.
Key words: bacterial meningitis, vaccine, cost-effectiveness, economic evaluation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30573332

13. Tan J, Bae S, Segal JB, Zhu J, Alexander GC, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco M. Warfarin use and the risk of stroke, bleeding, and mortality in older adults on dialysis with incident atrial fibrillation. Nephrology (Carlton). 2019 Feb;24(2):234-244. doi: 10.1111/nep.13207.
Key words: anticoagulants; atrial fibrillation; end stage renal disease; stroke; warfarin
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29219209

14. Van Pilsum Rasmussen SE, Zhou S, Thomas AG, Segev DL, Nicholas LH. Transplant community perceptions of the benefits and drawbacks of alternative quality metrics for regulation. Clin Transplant. 2019 Feb 18:e13500. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13500.
Key words: transplant, regulation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30773685

15. Warsame F, Haugen CE, Ying H, Garonzik-Wang JM, Desai NM, Hall RK, Kambhampati R, Crews DC, Purnell TS, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco MA. Limited health literacy and adverse outcomes among kidney transplant candidates. Am J Transplant. 2019 Feb;19(2):457-465. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14994.
Key words: clinical research/practice; kidney transplantation/nephrology; patient characteristics; patient survival
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29962069

1. Al Ammary F, Thomas AG, Massie AB, Muzaale AD, Shaffer AA, Koons B, Qadi MA, Crews DC, Garonzik-Wang J, Fang H, Brennan DC, Lentine KL, Segev DL, Henderson ML. The landscape of international living kidney donation in the United States. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jan 7. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15256. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: kidney transplantation, transplantation, international
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30615253

2. Bender AM, Thompson ED, Hackam DJ, Cameron JL, Rhee DS. Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas in a young pediatric patient: a case report and systematic review of the literature. Pancreas. 2018 Nov/Dec;47(10):1364-1368. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0000000000001183. PMID: 30325866
Key words: intestinal inflammation, artificial intestine, necrotizing enterocolitis, sepsis, neonatal surgery, surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30325866

3. Euhus DM, Addae JK, Snyder CF, Canner JK. Change in health-related quality of life in older women after diagnosis of a small breast cancer. Cancer. 2019 Feb 1. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31993. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Medicare population, mammographic screening, health-related quality of life
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30707774

4. Haugen CE, Bowring MG, Holscher CM, Jackson KR, Garonzik-Wang J, Cameron AM, Philosophe B, McAdams-DeMarco M, Segev DL. Survival benefit of accepting livers from deceased donors over 70 years old. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jan 7. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15250. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: deceased donors, liver transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30614634

5. Henderson ML, Thomas AG, Eno AK, Waldram MM, Bannon J, Massie AB, Levan MA, Segev DL, Bingaman AW. The Impact of the mKidney mHealth system on live donor follow-up compliance: protocol for a randomized controlled trial. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Jan 15;8(1):e11000. doi: 10.2196/11000.
Key words: app; follow-up; health care; kidney transplantation; mHealth; mobile phone; protocol; randomized controlled trial
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30664485

6. Hicks CW, Canner JK, Karagozlu H, Mathioudakis N, Sherman RL, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ, Quantifying the costs and profitability of care for diabetic foot ulcers treated in a multidisciplinary setting. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Jan 1. pii: S0741-5214(18)32559-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.10.097. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Costs; Diabetic foot ulcer; Diabetic foot wound; Multidisciplinary; Profit; WIfI
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30606663

7. Holscher CM, Locham SS, Haugen CE, Bae S, Segev DL, Malas MB. Transplant waitlisting attenuates the association between hemodialysis access type and mortality. J Nephrol. 2019 Jan 2. doi: 10.1007/s40620-018-00572-0. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: End-stage renal disease; Hemodialysis access; Kidney transplantation; Transplant waitlisting
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30604152

8. Holscher CM, Luo X, Massie AB, Segev DL. Offspring living kidney donors should not be ruled out. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jan 17. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15264. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: kidney, living donor, transplant
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30653826

9. Koliaraki V, Chalkidi N, Henriques A, Tzaferis C, Polykratis A, Waisman A, Muller W, Hackam DJ, Pasparakis M, Kollias G. Innate sensing through mesenchymal TLR4/MyD88 signals promotes spontaneous intestinal tumorigenesis. Cell Rep. 2019 Jan 15;26(3):536-545.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.12.072.
Key words: cancer-associated fibroblasts; innate immunity; tumor microenvironment
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30650348

10. Osgood MJ, Hicks CW, Abularrage CJ, Lum YW, Call D, Black JH 3rd. Duplex ultrasound assessment and outcomes of renal malperfusion syndromes after acute aortic dissection. Ann Vasc Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0890-5096(19)30023-8. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2018.12.061. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: renal malperfusion, acute aortic dissection, ultrasound
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30684625

11. Pérez Fernández M, Martínez Miguel P, Ying H, Haugen CE, Chu NM, Rodríguez Puyol DM, Rodríguez-Mañas L, Norman SP, Walston JD, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco MA. Comorbidity, frailty, and waitlist mortality among kidney transplant candidates of all ages. Am J Nephrol. 2019 Jan 9;49(2):103-110. doi: 10.1159/000496061. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Transplantation, Comorbidity; Frailty; Kidney transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30625489

12. Sodhi CP, Fulton WB, Good M, Vurma M, Das T, Lai CS, Jia H, Yamaguchi Y, Lu P, Prindle T, Ozolek JA, Hackam DJ. Fat composition in infant formula contributes to the severity of necrotising enterocolitis. Br J Nutr. 2018 Sep;120(6):665-680. doi: 10.1017/S0007114518001836.
Key words: intestinal inflammation, artificial intestine, necrotizing enterocolitis, sepsis, neonatal surgery, surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30176959

13. Suarez-Pierre A, Zhou X, Gonzalez JE, Rizwan M, Fraser CD 3rd, Lui C, Malas MB, Abularrage CJ, Black JH 3rd. Association of preoperative spinal drain placement with spinal cord ischemia among patients undergoing thoracic and thoracoabdominal endovascular aortic repair. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Jan 28. pii: S0741-5214(18)32654-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.10.112. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Cerebrospinal fluid drainage; Propensity matching; Spinal cord ischemia; Thoracic endovascular aortic repair
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30704799

14. Sung J, Sodhi CP, Voltaggio L, Hou X, Jia H, Zhou Q, ?iháková D, Hackam DJ. The recruitment of extra-intestinal cells to the injured mucosa promotes healing in radiation enteritis and chemical colitis in a mouse parabiosis model. Mucosal Immunol. 2019 Jan 7. doi: 10.1038/s41385-018-0123-3. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: intestinal inflammation, artificial intestine, necrotizing enterocolitis, sepsis, neonatal surgery, surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30617302

1. Culbreath KD, Garcia AV, Leeds IL, Ladd MR, Crawford T, Boss E, Rhee DS. Evaluation of anemia and nutritional status on children undergoing resection of primary liver tumors. J Surg Res. 2018 Dec;232:547-552. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2018.06.053. Epub 2018 Aug 7.
Key words: anemia, nutrition, albumin, pediatric surgery, liver
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30463771

2. DiBrito SR, Holscher CM, Haugen CE, Leeds IL, Overton HN, Jackson KR, King EA, Haut ER. The modern surgeon scientist. Ann Surg. 2018 Dec;268(6):e88-e89. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002756.
Key words: resident education, surgical science
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29629908

3. Flechner SM, Thomas AG, Ronin M, Veale JL, Leeser DB, Kapur S, Peipert JD, Segev DL, Henderson ML, Shaffer AA, Cooper M, Hil G, Waterman AD. The first 9 years of kidney paired donation through the National Kidney Registry: Characteristics of donors and recipients compared with National Live Donor Transplant Registries. Am J Transplant. 2018 Nov;18(11):2730-2738. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14744. Epub 2018 Apr 30.
Key words: clinical research/practice; donors and donation: living; donors and donation: paired exchange; kidney transplantation/nephrology
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29603640

4. Garonzik-Wang JM, Lonze BE, Ruck JM, Luo X, Massie AB, Melancon K, Burdick JF, Segev DL, Sun Z. Mitochondrial membrane potential and delayed graft function following kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2018 Nov 8. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15174. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30408329.
Key words: graft function, kidney transplantation, transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30408329

5. Holscher CM, Jackson K, Thomas AG, Haugen CE, DiBrito SR, Covarrubias K, Gentry SE, Ronin M, Waterman AD, Massie AB, Garonzik Wang J, Segev DL. Temporal changes in the composition of a large multicenter kidney exchange clearinghouse: Do the hard-to-match accumulate? Am J Transplant. 2018 Nov;18(11):2791-2797. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15046.
Key words: donors and donation: living; donors and donation: paired exchange; health services and outcomes research; kidney transplantation/nephrology; kidney transplantation: living donor; sensitization
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30063811

6. Holscher CM, Ishaque T, Garonzik Wang JM, Haugen CE, DiBrito SR, Jackson KR, Muzaale AD, Massie AB, Al Ammary F, Ottman SE, Henderson ML, Segev DL. Living donor postnephrectomy kidney function and recipient graft loss: A dose-response relationship. Am J Transplant. 2018 Nov;18(11):2804-2810. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15061.
Key words: donors and donation: living; graft survival; health services and outcomes research; kidney transplantation/nephrology; kidney transplantation: living donor
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30086198

7. Kobashigawa J, Dadhania D, Bhorade S, Adey D, Berger J, Bhat G, Budev M, Duarte-Rojo A, Dunn M, Hall S, Harhay MN, Johansen KL, Joseph S, Kennedy CC, Kransdorf E, Lentine KL, Lynch RJ, McAdams-DeMarco M, Nagai S, Olymbios M, Patel J, Pinney S, Schaenman J, Segev DL, Shah P, Singer LG, Singer JP, Sonnenday C, Tandon P, Tapper E, Tullius SG, Wilson M, Zamora M, Lai JC. Report from the American Society of Transplantation on Frailty in Solid Organ Transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2018 Dec 1. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15198. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30506632.
Key words: Transplantation, Frailty
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30506632

8. Kosztowski M, Zhou S, Bush E, Higgins RS, Segev DL, Gentry SE. Geographic disparities in lung transplant rates. Am J Transplant. 2018 Nov 15. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15182. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30431704
Key words: geographic disparities, lung transplant, transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30431704

9. Lee SA, Cozzi M, Bush EL, Rabb H. Distant organ dysfunction in acute kidney. injury: a review. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Dec;72(6):846-856.
Key words: Acute kidney injury (AKI); cardiorenal syndrome (CRS); lung; multi-organ dysfunction; organ crosstalk
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2018.03.028
PMID: 29866457

10. Leeds IL, Sundel MH, Gabre-Kidan A, Safar B, Truta B, Efron JE, Fang SH. Outcomes for Ulcerative Colitis With Delayed Emergency Colectomy Are Worse When Controlling for Preoperative Risk Factors. Dis Colon Rectum. 2018 Nov 15. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000001276.
Key words: ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, colectomy
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30451754

11. Luo X, Massie AB, Gentry SE, Segev DL. MELD allocation system: There is always space to improve. Am J Transplant. 2018 Nov;18(11):2834-2835. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15036. Epub 2018 Aug 13. PubMed PMID: 30052316.
Key words: clinical decision-making; clinical research/practice; liver transplantation/hepatology; organ allocation; patient survival
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30052316

12. McAdams-DeMarco MA, Ying H, Van Pilsum Rasmussen S, Schrack J, Haugen CE, Chu NM, González Fernández M, Desai N, Walston JD, Segev DL. Prehabilitation prior to kidney transplantation: results from a pilot study. Clin Transplant. 2018 Nov 21:e13450. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13450. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: kidney transplantation; prehabilitation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30462375

13. Ruck JM, Henderson ML, Eno AK, Van Pilsum Rasmussen SE, DiBrito SR, Thomas AG, Li R, Singer L, Massie I, Waldram MM, Konel JM, Helfer DR, Garonzik Wang JM, Purnell TS, Mogul DB, Lentine KL, Waterman AD, Segev DL. Use of Twitter in communicating living solid organ donation information to the public: an exploratory study of living donors and transplant professionals. Clin Transplant. 2018 Nov 13:e13447. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13447. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30421841.
Key words: living donor, transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30421841

14. Stonko DP, Dennis BM, Callcut RA, Betzold RD, Smith MC, Medvecz AJ, Guillamondegui OD. Identifying temporal patterns in trauma admissions: Informing resource allocation. PLOS ONE. 2018 Dec 3;13 (12), e0207766.
Key words: trauma, trauma epidemiology, trauma systems, predicting trauma
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0207766
PMID: 30507930

15. Ruck JM, Segev DL. Expanding deceased donor kidney transplantation: medical risk, infectious risk, hepatitis C virus, and HIV. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2018 Nov;27(6):445-453. doi: 10.1097/MNH.0000000000000456.
Key words: donor kidney, kidney transplantation, infection, hepatitis C, HIV
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30169460

1. Al Efishat M, Attiyeh MA, Eaton AA, Gönen M, Covey AM, D'Angelica MI, DeMatteo RP, Kingham TP, Balachandran V, Jarnagin WR, Gerdes H, Allen PJ, Schattner MA. Endoscopic versus percutaneous drainage of post-operative peripancreatic fluid collections following pancreatic resection. HPB (Oxford). 2018 Oct 4. pii: S1365-182X(18)33940-6. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2018.08.010. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: cystgastrostomy, pancreas, fluid collection
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30293867

2. Chung JH, Canan BD, Whitson BA, Kilic A, Janssen PML. Force-frequency relationship and early relaxation kinetics are preserved upon sarcoplasmic blockade in human myocardium. Physiol Rep. 2018 Oct;6(20):e13898. doi: 10.14814/phy2.13898.
Key words: sarcoplasmic blockage, human myocardium
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30350481

3. Gentry SE, Segev DL. Restructuring the OPTN contract to achieve policy coherence and infrastructure excellence. Am J Transplant. 2018 Oct 31. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15161. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients (SRTR); United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS); editorial/personal viewpoint; ethics and public policy; law/legislation; organ allocation; organ procurement and allocation; organ procurement organization
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30378753

4. Hale AT, Stonko DP, Lim J, Guillamondegui OD, Shannon CN, Patel MB. Using an artificial neural network to predict traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. 2018 Oct 1;1 (aop), 1-8.
Key words: Artificial intelligence, traumatic brain injury, pediatric head trauma
https://doi.org/10.3171/2018.8.PEDS18370

5. Haut ER, Aboagye JK, Shaffer DL, Wang J, Hobson DB, Yenokyan G, Sugar ES, Kraus PS, Farrow NE, Canner JK, Owodunni OP, Florecki KL, Webster LW, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ, Streiff MB, Lau BD. Effect of real-time patient-centered education bundle on administration of venous thromboembolism prevention in hospitalized patients. JAMA Netw Open. Oct 2018;1(7):e184741. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.4741
Key words: blood clots, venous thromboembolism, prevention, patient centered care
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2714505
PMID:28813425

6. Hsu J, Krishnan A, Lin CT, Shah PD, Broderick SR, Higgins RSD, Merlo CA, Bush EL. Sarcopenia of the psoas muscles is associated with poor outcomes following lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30447192.
Key words: Frailty; Lung Transplantation; Outcomes; Radiology; Sarcopenia
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.10.006
PMID: 30447192

7. Jackson KR, Covarrubias K, Holscher CM, Luo X, Chen J, Massie AB, Desai N, Brennan DC, Segev DL, Garonzik-Wang J. The national landscape of deceased donor kidney transplantation for the highly sensitized: transplant rates, waitlist mortality, and post-transplant survival under KAS. Am J Transplant. 2018 Oct 29. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15149.
Key words: clinical research/practice; health services and outcomes research; kidney transplantation/nephrology; organ allocation; organ procurement and allocation; panel-reactive antibody (PRA); sensitization
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30372592

8. Javed AA, Teinor J, Wright M, Ding D, Burkhart RA, Hundt J, Cameron JL, Makary MA, He J, Eckhauser FE, Wolfgang CL, Weiss MJ. Negative pressure wound therapy for surgical-site infections: a randomized trial. Ann Surg. 2018 Oct 10. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003056. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: surgical-site infection (SSI), open pancreaticoduodenectomy
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30308616

9. Kodadek LM, Efron DT, Haut ER. Intrahepatic balloon tamponade for penetrating liver injury: rarely needed but highly effective. World J Surg. Oct 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00268-018-4812-6.
Key words: liver, trauma, surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30280221

10. Leeds IL, Rosenblum AJ, Wise PE, Watkins AC, Goldblatt MI, Haut ER, Efron JE, Johnston FM. Eye of the beholder: Risk calculators and barriers to adoption in surgical trainees. Surgery. 2018 Nov;164(5):1117-1123. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.07.002. Epub 2018 Aug 24. PubMed PMID: 30149939.
Key words: surgical education, risk assessment, decision-support tools, decision-making
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30149939

11. McAdams-DeMarco MA, Ying H, Thomas AG, Warsame F, Shaffer AA, Haugen CE, Garonzik-Wang JM, Desai NM, Varadhan R, Walston J, Norman SP, Segev DL. Frailty, inflammatory markers, and waitlist mortality among patients with end-stage renal disease in a prospective cohort study. Transplantation. 2018 Oct;102(10):1740-1746. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002213.
Key words: Frailty, waitlist mortality, renal disease, transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29677074

12. McKown EN, DeAguero JL, Canan BD, Kilic A, Zhu Y, Janssen PML, Delfín DA. Impaired adhesion of induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiac progenitor cells (iPSC-CPCs) to isolated extracellular matrix from failing hearts.Heliyon. 2018 Oct 18;4(10):e00870.
Key words: pluripotent stem cell-dervied cardiac progenitor cells, hearts
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30364772

13. Sandal S, Bae S, McAdams-DeMarco M, Massie AB, Lentine K, Cantarovich M, Segev DL. Induction immunosuppression agents as risk factors for incident cardiovascular events and mortality after kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2018 Oct 29. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15148. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Contractility; Force; Force-frequency; Human heart; PKA; Trabeculae
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30372596

14. Saad NS, Elnakish MT, Brundage EA, Biesiadecki BJ, Kilic A, Ahmed AAE, Mohler PJ, Janssen PML. Assessment of PKA and PKC inhibitors on force and kinetics of non-failing and failing human myocardium. Life Sci. 2018 Nov 3. pii: S0024-3205(18)30699-4. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2018.10.065. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30399377.
Key words: PKA and PKC inhibitors, human myocardium
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30399377

15. Sultan I, Kilic A, Arnaoutakis G, Kilic A. Impact of Foley Catheter Placement by Medical Students on Rates of Postoperative Urinary Tract Infection. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Nov;227(5):496-501.
Key words: Foley catheter, medical students, postoperative urinary tract infection
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30145285

1. Bernardi K, Adrales GL, Hope WW, Keith J, Kuhlens H, Martindale RG, Melin AA, Orenstein SB, Roth JS, Shah SK, Tsuda S, Liang MK; Ventral Hernia Outcomes Collaborative Writing Group. Abdominal wall reconstruction risk stratification tools: a systematic review of the literature. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Sep;142(3S Current Concepts in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction):9S-20S. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004833.
Key words: ventral hernia, abdominal wall reconstruction
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30138260

2. Conway SJ, Himmelrich S, Feeser SA, Flynn JA, Kravet SJ, Bailey J, Hebert LC, Donovan SH, Kachur SG, Brown PMC, Baumgartner WA, Berkowitz SA. Strategic review process for an accountable care organization and emerging accountable care best practices. Popul Health Manag. 2018 Oct;21(5):357-365. doi: 10.1089/pop.2017.0149.
Key words: accountable care organizations, accountable care best practices
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29393824

3. Crawford TC, Zhou X, Fraser CD 3rd, Magruder JT, Suarez-Pierre A, Alejo D, Bobbitt J, Fonner CE, Wehberg K, Taylor B, Kwon C, Fiocco M, Conte JV, Salenger R, Whitman GJ; Investigators for the Maryland Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative. Bilateral internal mammary artery use in diabetic patients: friend or foe? Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct;106(4):1088-1094. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.04.030.
Key words: bilateral internal mammary, diabetic patients, coronary artery bypass
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29758209

4. Haugen CE, Holscher CM, Garonzik-Wang J, Pozo M, Warsame F, McAdams-DeMarco M, Segev DL. National trends in liver transplantation in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Oct 16. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15583. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: graft loss; liver transplantation; mortality; older recipients
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30325004

5. Holscher CM, Ishaque T, Garonzik Wang JM, Haugen CE, DiBrito SR, Jackson KR, Muzaale AD, Massie AB, Al Ammary F, Ottman SE, Henderson ML, Segev DL. Living donor postnephrectomy kidney function and recipient graft loss: A dose-response relationship. Am J Transplant. 2018 Nov;18(11):2804-2810. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15061.
Key words: Transplantation, living donor, recipient graft loss
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30086198

6. Holscher CM, Luo X, Massie AB, Purnell TS, Garonzik Wang JM, Bae S, Henderson ML, Al Ammary F, Ottman SE, Segev DL. Better graft outcomes from offspring donor kidneys among living donor kidney transplant recipients in the United States. Am J Transplant. 2018 Sep 25. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15126. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Graft outcomes, donor, living donor, transplantation, kidney transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30253051

7. Kilic A, Katz JN, Joseph SM, Brisco-Bacik MA, Uriel N, Lima B, Agarwal R, Bharmi R, Farrar DJ, Lee S; Evolving Mechanical Support Research Group (EMERG) Investigators. Changes in pulmonary artery pressure before and after left ventricular assist device implantation in patients utilizing remote haemodynamic monitoring. ESC Heart Fail. 2018 Oct 23. doi: 10.1002/ehf2.12373. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: pulmonary artery pressure, left ventricular assist device, remote haemodynamic monitoring
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30350926

8. Kilic A, Acker MA, Gleason TG, Sultan I, Vemulapalli S, Thibault D, Ailawadi G, Badhwar V, Thourani V, Kilic A. Clinical outcomes of mitral valve reoperations in the United States: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database.Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31506-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.08.083. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: mitral valve reoperations, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30365952

9. McAdams-DeMarco MA, Ying H, Thomas AG, Warsame F, Shaffer AA, Haugen CE, Garonzik-Wang JM, Desai NM, Varadhan R, Walston J, Norman SP, Segev DL. Frailty, inflammatory markers, and waitlist mortality among patients with end-stage renal disease in a prospective cohort study. Transplantation. 2018 Oct;102(10):1740-1746. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002213.
Key words: frailty, inflammatory markers, waitlist, mortality, renal disease
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29677074

10. Overton HN, Hanna MN, Bruhn WE, Hutfless S, Bicket MC, Makary MA; Opioids After Surgery Workgroup. Opioid-prescribing guidelines for common surgical procedures: An expert panel consensus. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Oct;227(4):411-418. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.07.659.
Key words: opioids, surgery, prescribing guidelines
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30118896

11. Shahian DM, Prager RL, Higgins RSD, MacGillivray TE, Sabik JF 3rd, Dearani JA, Naunheim KS. Individual surgeon performance in adult cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct;106(4):943-944. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.07.003.
Key words: Individual surgeon performance, adult cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30063886

12. Sorber R, Lehman A, Alshaikh HN, Abularrage CJ, Black JH 3rd, Lum YW. Metabolic syndrome is associated with increased cardiac morbidity after infrainguinal bypass surgery irrespective of the use of cardiovascular risk-modifying agents. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Oct 3. pii: S0741-5214(18)31657-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.05.239. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Infrainguinal bypass; Lower extremity bypass; Metabolic syndrome; Peripheral arterial disease
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30292611

13. Sultan I, Kilic A, Kilic A. Short-term circulatory and right ventricle support in cardiogenic shock: extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, Tandem Heart, CentriMag, and Impella. Heart Fail Clin. 2018 Oct;14(4):579-583. doi: 10.1016/j.hfc.2018.06.014. Epub 2018 Aug 20. Review.
Key words: circulatory and right ventricle support, cardiogenic shock, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30266366

14. Weaver ML, Hicks CW, Canner JK, Sherman RL, Hines KF, Mathioudakis N, Abularrage CJ. The Society for Vascular Surgery Wound, Ischemia, and foot Infection (WIfI) classification system predicts wound healing better than direct angiosome perfusion in diabetic foot wounds. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Nov;68(5):1473-1481. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.01.060. Epub 2018 May 24.
Key words: Amputation; Angiosome; Diabetic foot; Multidisciplinary; Ulcer; Vascular
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29803684

1. Craig-Schapiro R, DiBrito SR, Overton HN, Taylor JP, Fransman RB, Haut ER, Sacks BC. Meet your surgical team: The impact of a resident-led quality improvement project on patient satisfaction. Am J Surg. 2018 Oct;216(4):793-799. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.07.056. Epub 2018 Aug 27.
Key words: Quality improvement, Patient satisfaction, Facesheet, Surgical team
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002961018301041
PMID: 30177240

2. Crawford TC, Lui C, Magruder JT, Suarez-Pierre A, Ha JS, Higgins RS, Broderick SR, Merlo CA, Kim BS, Bush EL. Traumatically brain-injured donors and the impact on lung transplantation survival. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep;106(3):842-847. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.03.075.
Key words: traumatically brain injured donors, lung transplant survival
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29730351

3. Fraser CD 3rd, Hill KD, Wallace A, Chiswell K, Zhou X, Jelin EB, Kays D, Jacobs JP, Hibino N, Jacobs ML, Vricella LA. The prevalence and impact of congenital diaphragmatic hernia among patients undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 26. pii: S1043-0679(18)30287-9. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.09.014.
Key words: congenital diaphragmatic hernia, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30267752

4. Harris HW, Hope WH, Adrales G, Andersen DK, Deerenberg EB, Diener H, Dumanian G, East B, Fischer JP, Ureña MAG, Gibeily GJ, Hansson BM, Hernández-Granados P, Hiles MC, Jeekel J, Levinson H, Lopez-Cano M, Muysoms F, Pereira JA, Prudhomme M, Ramaswamy A, Stabilini C, Torkington J, Valverde S, Young DM. Contemporary concepts in hernia prevention: Selected proceedings from the 2017 International Symposium on Prevention of Incisional Hernias. Surgery. 2018 Aug;164(2):319-326. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.02.020.
Key words: hernia, prevention
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29705098

5. Haugen CE, King EA, Bae S, Bowring MG, Holscher CM, Garonzik-Wang J, McAdams-DeMarco M, Segev DL. Early hospital readmission in older and younger kidney transplant recipients. Am J Nephrol. 2018 Sep 18;48(4):235-241. doi: 10.1159/000492338. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Transplantation, readmission, kidney transplantation https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30227406

6. Holscher CM, Kmd SB, Thomas AG, Henderson ML, Haugen CE, DiBrito SR, Muzaale AD, Garonzik Wang JM, Massie AB, Lentine KL, Segev DL. Early hypertension and diabetes after living kidney donation: a national cohort study. Transplantation. 2018 Sep 21. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002411. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Living donor, transplantation, hypertension, diabetes, living donor, kidney donor
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30247449

7. Mano A, Kilic A, Lampert BC, Smith SA, Whitson B, Hasan AK. Impact of change in body mass index on outcomes after left ventricular assist device implantation in obese patients. ASAIO J. 2018 Sep 5. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000875. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: body mass index, outcomes, left ventricular assist device implantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30198911

8. Mogul DB, Luo X, Garonzik-Wang J, Bowring MG, Massie AB, Schwarz KB, Cameron AM, Bridges JFP, Segev DL. Expansion of the liver donor supply through greater use of split liver transplantation: identifying optimal recipients. Liver Transpl. 2018 Sep 19. doi: 10.1002/lt.25340. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Transplantation, liver donor, split liver transplantation, recipients
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30230191

9. Nelson McMillan K, Hibino N, Brown EE, Wadia R, Hunt EA, Marshall C, Alvarez-Machado M, Alejo D, Coulson JD, Ravekes W, Vricella LA. HeartWare ventricular assist device implantation for pediatric heart failure-a single center approach. Artif Organs. 2018 Aug 7. doi: 10.1111/aor.13344. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Heartware, ventricular assist device, pediatric heart failure
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30084490

10. Ruck JM, Jackson AM, Massie AB, Segev DL, Desai N, Garonzik-Wang J. Temporal changes in the impact of HLA mismatching among pediatric kidney transplant recipients. Transplantation. 2018 Aug 20. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002426. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Transplantation, HLA mismatching, pediatric, kidney recipients
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30130329

11. Sebastian R, Howell MH, Chang KH, Adrales G, Magnuson T, Schweitzer M, Nguyen H. Robot-assisted versus laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy: a propensity score-matched comparative analysis using the 2015-2016 MBSAQIP database. Surg Endosc. 2018 Sep 17. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6422-7.
Key words: Bariatric surgery; Minimally invasive surgery; Robotic bariatric surgery; Robotic gastric bypass; Robotic sleeve gastrectomy
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30225604

12. Suarez-Pierre A, Zhou X, Fraser CD 3rd, Grimm JC, Crawford TC, Lui C, Valero V 3rd, Choi CW, Higgins RS, Kilic A. Survival and functional status after bridge-to-transplant with a left ventricular assist device. ASAIO J. 2018 Sep 28. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000874.
Key words: bridge-to-transplant, left ventricular assist device
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30281540

13. Sultan I, Kilic A, Arnaoutakis G, Kilic A Impact of Foley catheter placement by medical students on rates of postoperative urinary tract infection. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Aug 24. pii: S1072-7515(18)31330-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.08.182. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: foley catheter, medical students, postoperative urinary tract infection
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30145285

14. Van Pilsum Rasmussen SE, Bowring MG, Shaffer AA, Henderson ML, Massie A, Tobian AAR, Segev DL, Durand CM. Knowledge, attitudes, and planned practice of HIV-positive to HIV-positive transplantation in US transplant centers. Clin Transplant. 2018 Aug 3:e13365. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13365. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Transplantation, HIV transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30074638

15. Zilla P, Bolman RM, Yacoub MH, Beyersdorf F, Sliwa K, Zühlke L, Higgins RS, Mayosi BM, Carpentier A, Williams D. The Cape Town declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2018 Aug 3;29:1-4. doi: 10.5830/CVJA-2018-046. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Cape Town, Cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30080213

1. Agbor-Enoh S, Chan JL, Singh A, Tunc I, Gorham S, Zhu J, Pirooznia M, Corcoran PC, Thomas ML, Lewis BGT, Jang MK, Ayares DL, Horvath KA, Mohiuddin MM, Valantine H. Circulating cell-free DNA as a biomarker of tissue injury: Assessment in a cardiac xenotransplantation model. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Aug;37(8):967-975. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2018.04.009.
Key words: Circulating cell-free DNA biomarker, tissue injury, cardiac xenotransplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30086283

2. Bavaria JE, Tommaso CL, Brindis RG, Carroll JD, Deeb GM, Feldman TE, Gleason TG, Horlick EM, Kavinsky CJ, Kumbhani DJ, Miller DC, Seals AA, Shahian DM, Shemin RJ, Sundt TM 3rd, Thourani VH, Jacobs JP. 2018 AATS/ACC/SCAI/STS Expert Consensus Systems of Care Document: Operatorand Institutional Recommendations and requirements for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A Joint Report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the American College of Cardiology, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 31. pii: S0003-4975(18)30979-2.
Key words: Operator and Institutional Requirements, Transcathether Aortic Valve Replacement
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30030976

3. Best C, Fukunishi T, Drews J, Khosravi R, Hor K, Mahler N, Yi T, Humphrey JD, Johnson J, Breuer CK, Hibino N. Oversized biodegradable arterial grafts promote enhanced neointimal tissue formation. Tissue Eng Part A. 2018 Aug;24(15-16):1251-1261. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2017.0483.
Key words: biodegradable arterial grafts, neointimal tissue
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29431029

4. Boffa DJ, Kosinski AS, Furnary AP, Kim S, Onaitis MW, Tong BC, Cowper PA, Hoag JR, Jacobs JP, Wright CD, Putnam JB Jr, Fernandez FG. Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery Performed by Thoracic Surgeons as Effective as Thoracotomy. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Aug 10;36(23):2378-2385.
Key words: minimally invasive lung cancer surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29791289

5. Brown JR, Jacobs JP, Alam SS, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Everett A, Likosky DS, Lobdell K, Wyler von Ballmoos MC, Parker DM, Garg AX, Mackenzie T, Jacobs ML, Parikh CR. Utility of biomarkers to improve prediction of readmission or mortality after cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 4. pii: S0003-4975(18)31058-0.
Key words: biomarkers, readmission, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30086283

6. Giuliano K, Ejaz A, Reames BN, et al. Comparing the long-term outcomes among patients with stomach and small intestine gastrointestinal stroll tumors: An analysis of the National Cancer Database. J Surg Oncol. 2018;1-7.
Key words: gastrointestinal stromal tumors, GIST, National Cancer Database, small intestine GIST, stomach GIST
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/30129672/

7. Jia H, Sodhi CP, Yamaguchi Y, Lu P, Ladd MR, Werts A, Fulton WB, Wang S, Prindle T Jr, Hackam DJ. Toll like receptor 4 mediated lymphocyte imbalance induces nec-induced lung injury. Shock. 2018 Aug 24. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001255. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Necrotizing Enterocolitis, acute lung injury, Th17 cells, Treg cells, Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4), compound 34 (C34)
https://insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00024382-900000000-97752
PMID:30148762

8. Leeds IL, Fang SH. Neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer. Dis Colon Rectum. 2018 Aug;61(8):883-886.
Key words: rectal cancer, neoadjuvant therapy, chemotherapy, radiotherapy
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29994956

9. Nelson McMillan K, Hibino N, Brown EE, Wadia R, Hunt EA, Marshall C, Alvarez-Machado M, Alejo D, Coulson JD, Ravekes W, Vricella LA. HeartWare Ventricular assist device implantation for pediatric heart failure-a single center approach. Artif Organs. 2018 Aug 7. doi: 10.1111/aor.13344. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Heartware, Ventricular Assist Device, Pediatric Heart Failure
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30084490

10. Shockney, L. The Guiding Light Between Shore Lines: A resource and support guide for patients and their families dealing with advanced cancers.
https://aonnonline.org/education/navigation-tools

11. Stonko DP, Dennis BM, Betzold RD, Peetz, Gunter OL, Guillamondegui OD. Artificial Intelligence can predict daily trauma volume and average acuity. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Aug;85(2):393-397.
Key words: Artificial intelligence; trauma; predicting trauma; trauma epidemiology
https://journals.lww.com/jtrauma/fulltext/2018/08000/
Artificial_intelligence_can_predict_daily_trauma.22.aspx

PMID: 2697708

12. Tan JC, Gordon EJ, Dew MA, LaPointe Rudow D, Steiner RW, Woodle S, Hays R, Rodrigue JR, Segev DL. Best practices in education for providers and potential donors regarding living kidney donation CJASN. In press.
Key words: kidney donation; kidney transplantation; transplant outcomes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26276140/

13. Zilla P, Bolman RM, Yacoub MH, Beyersdorf F, Sliwa K, Zühlke L, Higgins RS, Mayosi BM, Carpentier A, Williams D. The Cape Town declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2018 Jul/Aug 23;29(4):256-259.
Key words: Cape Town, Cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30080213

14. Zilla P, Bolman RM, Yacoub MH, Beyersdorf F, Sliwa K, Zühlke L, Higgins RSD, Mayosi B, Carpentier A, Williams D. The Cape Town Declaration on Access to Cardiac Surgery in the Developing World. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep;106(3):930-933.
Key words: Cape Town, Cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30082030

1. Abularrage CJ. Invited commentary. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Jun;67(6):1880. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.11.068.
Key words: antihypertensive medication, acute kidney injury, vascular surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29801555

2. Alam R, Patel HD, Osumah T, Srivastava A, Gorin MA, Johnson MH, Trock BJ, Chang P, Wagner AA, McKiernan JM, Allaf ME, Pierorazio PM. Comparative effectiveness of management options for patients with small renal masses: a prospective cohort study. BJU International 2018. [Epub before print]
Key words: Active Surveillance; Quality of Life; Renal Function; Renal Surgery; Small Renal Mass
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30019484

3. Chen SA, Ong CS, Malguria N, Vricella LA, Garcia JR, Hibino N. Digital design and 3D printing of aortic arch reconstruction in HLHS for surgical simulation and training. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Jul;9(4):454-458. doi: 10.1177/2150135118771323.
Key words: digital desighn, 3D printing, aortic arch reconstruction, HLHS surgical simulation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29945510

4. Clarke NS, Price J, Boyd T, Salizzoni S, Zehr KJ, Nieponice A, Bajona P. Robotic-assisted microvascular surgery: skill acquisition in a rat model. J Robot Surg. 2018 Jun;12(2):331-336. doi: 10.1007/s11701-017-0738-5. Epub 2017 Aug 10 PMID: 28812257.
Key words: robotic assisted microvascular surery, skill acquisition, rat model
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28812257

5. Fesseha BK, Abularrage CJ, Hines KF, Sherman R, Frost P, Langan S, Canner J, Likes KC, Hosseini SM, Jack G, Hicks CW, Yalamanchi S, Mathioudakis N. Association of hemoglobin A1c and wound healing in diabetic foot ulcers. Diabetes Care. 2018 Jul;41(7):1478-1485. doi: 10.2337/dc17-1683. Epub 2018 Apr 16.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29661917

6. Fraser CD 3rd, Zhou X, Palepu S, Lui C, Suarez-Pierre A, Crawford TC, Magruder JT, Jacobs ML, Cameron DE, Hibino N, Vricella LA. Tricuspid valve detachment in ventricular septal defect closure does not impact valve function. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul;106(1):145-150. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.02.075.
Key words: tricuspid valve detachment, ventricular septal defect closure, valve function
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29625102

7. Henderson ML, DiBrito SR, Thomas AG, Holscher CM, Shaffer AA, Bowring MG, Purnell TS, Massie AB, Garonzik-Wang J, Waldram M, Lentine KL, Segev DL. Landscape of living multi-organ donation in the United States: a registry-based cohort study. Transplantation. 2018 Jul;102(7):1148-1155.
Key words: transplantation, organ donation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29329190

8. Hicks CW, Canner JK, Kirkland K, Malas MB, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. Hemodialysis patients have worse outcomes after infrageniculate revascularization procedures. J Surg Res. 2018 Jun;226:72-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2018.01.019.
Key words: hemodialysis, revascularization, outcomes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29866457

9. Jacobs JP, Tchervenkov CI, Stellin G, Kurosawa H, Mavroudis C, Jatene MB, Al-Halees Z, Cicek SM, Sandoval NF, Backer CL, Cervantes J, Dearani JA, Ebels T, Edwin F, Finucane K, Fragata J, Iyer KS, Kinsley RH, Kirklin JK, Kreutzer C, Liu J, Maruszewski B, St Louis JD, Sarris GE, Jonas RA. History of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery: the first decade. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Jul;9(4):392-406. doi: 10.1177/2150135118775962..
Key words: pediatric heart surgery, congenital heart surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29945512

10. Lee SA, Cozzi M, Bush EL, Rabb H. Distant organ dysfunction in acute kidney injury: a review.
Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Jun 1. pii: S0272-6386(18)30639-5. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2018.03.028. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
Key words: Acute kidney injury (AKI); cardiorenal syndrome (CRS); gut-kidney axis; hepatic dysfunction; lung; microbiota; multi-organ dysfunction; organ crosstalk; reno-cerebral reflex; review
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29866457

11. Leeds IL, Efron DT, Lehmann LS. Surgical gatekeeping - modifiable risk factors and ethical decision making. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 26;379(4):389-394.
Key words: surgery, ethics, preoperative assessment, risk assessment
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30044939

12. Lehenbauer DG, Fraser CD 3rd, Crawford TC, Hibino N, Aucott S, Grimm JC, Patel N, Magruder JT, Cameron DE, Vricella L. Surgical closure of patent ductus arteriosus in premature neonates weighing less than 1,000 grams: contemporary outcomes. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Jul;9(4):419-423. doi: 10.1177/2150135118766454..
Key words: surgical closure patent ductus arteriousus, premature neonates
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29945507

13. Lescouflair T, Figura R, Tran A, Kilic A. Adult veno-arterial extracorporeal life support. J Thorac Dis. 2018 Jun;10(Suppl 15):S1811-S1818. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2018.01.25. Review.
Key words: Veno-arterial extracorporeal support
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30034857

14. Sandal S, Luo X, Massie AB, Paraskevas S, Cantarovich M, Segev DL. Machine perfusion and long-term kidney transplant recipient outcomes across allograft risk strata. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Jul 1;33(7):1251-1259.
Key words: transplantation, long-term kidney, recipient outcomes, allograft risk strata, Machine perfusion, kidney transplant
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29474675

1. Agarwal S, Hua J, Sair HI, Gujar S, Bettegowda C, Lu H, Pillai JJ. Repeatability of language fMRI lateralization and localization metrics in brain tumor patients. Hum Brain Mapp. 2018 Aug 4. doi: 10.1002/hbm.24318. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: language fMRI; repeatability; lateralization; brain tumor
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30076768

2. Kamali A, Riascos RF, Pillai JJ, Sair HI, Patel R, Nelson FM, Lincoln JA, Tandon N, Mirbagheri S, Rabiei P, Keser Z, Hasan KM. Mapping the trajectory of the amygdalothalamic tract in the human brain. J Neurosci Res. 2018 Jul;96(7):1176-1185. doi: 10.1002/jnr.24235.
Key words: diffusion tensor imaging; amygdalothalamic tract; brain tractography
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29607550

1. Clarke NS, Price J, Boyd T, Salizzoni S, Zehr KJ, Nieponice A, Bajona P. Robotic-assisted microvascular surgery: skill acquisition in a rat model. J Robot Surg. 2018 Jun;12(2):331-336. doi: 10.1007/s11701-017-0738-5.
Key words: robotic assisted microvascular surgery, skill acquisition, rat model
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28812257

2. Crawford TC, Lui C, Magruder JT, Ha JS, Higgins RS, Merlo CA, Kim BS, Bush EL. Five-year mortality hazard is reduced in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients receiving double- versus single-lung transplants. J Surg Res. 2018 Jun 2. pii: S0022-4804(18)30292-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2018.04.048.
Key words: Double versus single lung transplants, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29871764

3. Haugen CE, Mountford A, Warsame F, Berkowitz R, Bae S, G Thomas A, Brown CH 4th, Brennan DC, Neufeld KJ, Carlson MC, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco M. Incidence, risk factors, and sequelae of post-kidney transplant delirium. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Jun;29(6):1752-1759.
Key words: clinical; epidemiology; geriatric nephrology; kidney transplantation; transplant outcomes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29685884

4. Hicks CW, Canner JK, Kirkland K, Malas MB, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. Hemodialysis patients have worse outcomes after infrageniculate revascularization procedures. J Surg Res. 2018 Jun;226:72-81.
Key words: hemodialysis; infrageniculate atherosclerosis; tibial atherosclerosis; endovascular interventions; lower extremity bypass
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29661291

5. Holscher CM, Jackson K, Chow EK, Thomas AG, Haugen CE, DiBrito SR, Purcell C, Ronin M, Waterman AD, Garonzik Wang J, Massie AB, Gentry SE, Segev DL. Kidney exchange match rates in a large multicenter clearinghouse. Am J Transplant. 2018 Jun;18(6):1510-1517.
Key words: ABO incompatibility; clinical research/practice; donors and donation; donors and donation: paired exchange; health services and outcomes research; kidney transplantation/nephrology; kidney transplantation: living donor; panel reactive antibody (PRA)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29437286

6. Jarman MP, Haut ER, Curriero FC, Castillo RC. Mapping areas with concentrated risk of trauma mortality: A first step toward mitigating geographic and socioeconomic disparities in trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Jul;85(1):54-61. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001883.
Key words: trauma, mortality, geography, socioeconomic disparity
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29538227

7. Kilic A, Ransom J, Maltais S, Sun B, Entwistle JW 3rd, Bailey S, John R, Klodell CT, Gregoric I, Sheridan B, Chuang J, Farrar DJ, Sundareswaran K, Adamson R. Pump position impacts HeartMate II left ventricular assist device thrombosis. ASAIO J. 2018 Jun 25. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000840.
Key words: Pump Position, HeartMate II left ventricular assist device thrombosis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29952801

8. Lawton JS. "Knowledge is not knowledge unless it is knowledge". J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun;155(6):2539-2540. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.02.044.
Key words: cardiothoracic surgery training
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29551540

9. Liu RH, Fraser CD 3rd, Zhou X, Cameron DE, Vricella LA, Hibino N. Pseudoaneurysm formation after valve sparing root replacement in children with Loeys-Dietz syndrome. J Card Surg. 2018 Jun;33(6):339-343. doi: 10.1111/jocs.13709.
Key words: pseudoaneurysm, valve sparing root replacement, Loeys-Dietz syndrome
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29726037

10. Makepeace CM, Suarez-Pierre A, Kanter EM, Schuessler RB, Nichols CG, Lawton JS. Superior diastolic function with KATP channel opener diazoxide in a novel mouse Langendorff model. J Surg Res. 2018 Jul;227:186-193. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2018.02.024.
Key words: KATP channel opener diazoxide, mouse Langendorff model
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29804852

11. McDonald AA, Robinson BRH, Alarcon L, Bosarge PL, Dorion H, Haut ER, Juern J, Madbak F, Reddy S, Weiss P, Como JJ. Evaluation and management of traumatic diaphragmatic injuries: A Practice Management Guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Jul;85(1):198-207. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001924.
Key words: trauma, diaphragm, management guidelines
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29613959

12. Murphy PB, Vogt KN, Lau BD, Aboagye J, Parry NG, Streiff MB, Haut ER. Venous thromboembolism prevention in emergency general surgery: a review. JAMA Surg. 2018 May 1;153(5):479-486. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0015. PMID: 29541758
Key words: venous thromboembolism, general surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29541758

13. Sakran JV, Mehta A, Fransman R, Nathens AB, Joseph B, Kent A, Haut ER, Efron DT. Nationwide trends in mortality following penetrating trauma: Are we up for the challenge? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Jul;85(1):160-166. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001907.
Key words: penetrating trauma, mortality
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29613947

14. Stonko DP, Liang JC, Weeks AG, Redline RW, Boyd TK, Watkins JC, Kovach AE. Ectopic fetal hepatic tissue in the placenta. The International Journal of Gynecologic Pathology. 2018 June 12. doi: 10.1097/PGP.0000000000000531. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Fetal liver, Ectopic liver, Placenta, Arginase-1
https://journals.lww.com/intjgynpathology/Abstract/publishahead/Ectopic_
Fetal_Hepatic_Tissue_in_the_Placenta.99181.aspx
PMID: 29901524

15. Stulberg JJ, Haut ER. Practical guide to surgical data sets: Healthcare cost and utilization project National Inpatient Sample (NIS). JAMA Surg. 2018 Jun 1;153(6):586-587. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0542.
Key words: surgical data, healthcare cost, utilization
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29617533

1. Crawford TC, Zhou X, Fraser CD 3rd, Magruder JT, Suarez-Pierre A, Alejo D, Bobbitt J, Fonner CE, Wehberg K, Taylor B, Kwon C, Fiocco M, Conte JV, Salenger R, Whitman GJ; Investigators for the Maryland Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative. Bilateral internal mammary artery utilization in diabetics: friend or foe? Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)30659-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.04.030. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29758209
Key words: bilateral internal mammary, diabetics
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29758209

2. Crawford TC, Lui C, Magruder JT, Suarez-Pierre A, Ha JS, Higgins RS, Broderick SR, Merlo CA, Kim BS, Bush EL. Traumatically brain-injured donors and the impact on lung transplant survival. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)30577-0. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.03.075.
Key words: traumatic braing injured donors, lung transplant
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29730351

3. DiBrito SR, Holscher CM, Haugen CE, Leeds IL, Overton HN, Jackson KR, King EA, Haut ER. The Modern Surgeon Scientist. Ann Surg. 2018 Apr 6. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002756. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: surgeon, scientist
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29629908

4. Forde P, Chaft J, Smith K, Anagnostou V, Cottrell T, Hellmann M, Zahurak M, Yang S, Jones D, Broderick S, Battafarano R, Velez M, Rekhtman N, Olah Z, Naidoo J, Marrone K, Verde F, Guo H, Zhang J, Caushi J, Chan HY, Sidhom J-W, Scharpf R, White J, Gabrielson E, Wang H, Rosner G, Rusch V, Wolchok J, Merghoub T, Taube J, Velculescu V, Topalian SL, Brahmer J, Pardoll D. Neoadjuvant PD-1 blockade in resectable lung cancer. N Engl J Med. 2018 May 24;378(21):1976-1986.
Key words: PD-1 blockade, lung cancer
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29658848

5. Hackam DJ, Sodhi CP, Good M. New insights into necrotizing enterocolitis: from laboratory observation to personalized prevention and treatment. J Ped Surg. 2018 May (In press).
Key words: Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4), innate immunity, breast milk, probiotics, prematurity
No PMID available

6. Harris HW, Hope WH, Adrales G, Andersen DK, Deerenberg EB, Diener H, Dumanian G, East B, Fischer JP, Ureña MAG10, Gibeily GJ, Hansson BM, Hernández-Granados P, Hiles MC, Jeekel J, Levinson H, Lopez-Cano M, Muysoms F, Pereira JA, Prudhomme M, Ramaswamy A, Stabilini C, Torkington J, Valverde S, Young DM. Contemporary concepts in hernia prevention: Selected proceedings from the 2017 International Symposium on Prevention of Incisional Hernias. Surgery. 2018 Apr 25. pii: S0039-6060(18)30099-0. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.02.020.
Key words: hernia, prevention
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29705098

7. Hicks CW, Canner JK, Karagozlu H, Mathioudakis N, Sherman RL, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. The Society for Vascular Surgery Wound, Ischemia, and Foot Infection (WIfI) classification system correlates with cost of care for diabetic foot ulcers treated in a multidisciplinary setting. J Vasc Surg. 2018 May;67(5):1455-1462.
Key words: diabetic foot ulcer, classification system
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29248237

8. Ladd MR, Martin LY, Werts A, Costello C, Sodhi CP, Fulton WB, March JC, Hackam DJ. The development of newborn porcine models for evaluation of tissue-engineered small intestine. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2018 May 7. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEC.2018.0040.
Key words: tissue-engineered small intestine, porcine model, newborn porcine models
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29638197

9. Lancaster TS, Schill MR, Greenberg JW, Ruaengsri C, Schuessler RB, Lawton JS, Maniar HS, Pasque MK, Moon MR, Damiano RJ Jr., Melby SJ. Long-Term Survival Prediction for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Validation of the ASCERT Model Compared With The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Predicted Risk of Mortality.Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May;105(5):1336-1343.
Key words: coronary artery bypass long term survival, ASCERT Model, Risk of Mortality
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29273200

10. Leeds IL, Fang SH. Limitations of the National Cancer Data Base to evaluate early-stage anal cancer treatment outcomes. JAMA Surg. 2018 Apr 25. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0391. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: anal cancer, administrative datasets, outcomes research
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29710345

11. Leeds IL, Canner JK, Gani F, Meyers PM, Haut ER, Efron JE, Johnston FM. Increased Healthcare Utilization for Medical Comorbidities Prior to Surgery Improves Postoperative Outcomes. Ann Surg. 2018 Jun 1. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002851. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: colectomy, preoperative optimization, risk assessment, risk
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29864092

12. Leeds IL, Ladd MR, Sundel MH, Fannon ML, George JA, Boss EF, Jelin EB. Process measures facilitate maturation of pediatric enhanced recovery protocols. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 May 4. pii: S0022-3468(18)30311-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2018.04.037. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: bundled intervention, process measure, implementation science
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29801659

13. Lu P, Sodhi CP, Yamaguchi Y, Jia H, Prindle T Jr, Fulton WB, Vikram A, Bibby KJ, Morowitz MJ, Hackam DJ. Intestinal epithelial Toll-like receptor 4 prevents metabolic syndrome by regulating interactions between microbes and intestinal epithelial cells in mice. Mucosal Immunol. 2018 May;11(3):727-740. doi: 10.1038/mi.2017.114.
Key words: Toll-like Receptor 4 (TLR4), metabolic syndrome, antibiotic treatments, High fat diet, low-fat diet, microbiome
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29363671

14. Luo X, Leanza J, Massie AB, Garonzik-Wang JM, Haugen CE, Gentry SE, Ottmann SE, Segev DL. MELD as a metric for survival benefit of liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2018 May;18(5):1231-1237.
Key words: classification systems: Model for End-stage Liver Disease (MELD) ; clinical research/practice; health services and outcomes research; liver disease; liver transplantation/hepatology; organ allocation; organ procurement and allocation; organ transplantation in general; patient survival; registry/registry analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29316310

15. Liu RH, Fraser CD 3rd, Zhou X, Cameron DE, Vricella LA, Hibino N. Pseudoaneurysm formation after valve sparing root replacement in children with Loeys-Dietz syndrome. J Card Surg. 2018 May 3. doi: 10.1111/jocs.13709.
Key words: Pseudoaneurysm, valve sparing root replacement, Loeys-Dietz
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29726037

16. Sakran JV, Mehta A, Fransman R, Nathens AB, Joseph B, Kent A, Jones C, Haut ER, Efron DT. Nationwide trends in mortality following penetrating trauma: are we up for the challenge? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Jul;85(1):160-166.
Key words: trauma, mortality, gunshot wounds, stab wounds
https://insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=01586154-201804000-00006
PMID: 29613947

17. Sodhi CP, Fulton WB, Good M, Vurma M, Das T, Lai C, Jia H, Yamaguchi Y, Lu P, Prindle T, Ozolek JA, Hackam DJ. Fat composition in infant formula contributes to the severity of necrotizing enterocolitis. British J Nutrition. 2018 June (In Press).
Key words: Necrotizing enterocolitis, formula feeding, low-fat diet, high-fat diet, hypoxia, neonatal mice
No PMID available

1. AlSulaim HA, Haring RS, Asemota AO, Smart BJ, Canner JK, Ejaz A, Efron DT, Velopulos CG, Haut ER, Schneider EB. Conscious status is associated with the likelihood of trauma centre care and mortality in patients with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury, Brain Injury. 2018;32(6):784-793.
Key words: TBI; conscious; mortality; trauma centre
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02699052.2018.1451658
PMID: 29561720

2. Bowring MG, Holscher CM, Zhou S, Massie AB, Garonzik-Wang J, Kucirka LM, Gentry SE, Segev DL. Turn down for what? Patient outcomes associated with declining increased infectious risk kidneys. Am J Transplant. 2018 Mar;18(3):617-624.
Key words: Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients (SRTR); clinical research/practice; infection and infectious agents; infectious disease; kidney transplantation/nephrology; organ acceptance; patient survival
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29116674

3. 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. 2018 Mar;102(3):471-477.
Key words: Transplantation, deceased donor transplants, cold ischemia
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28938312

4. Jarman MP, Haut ER, Curriero FC, Castillo RC. Mapping areas with concentrated risk of trauma mortality: a first step toward mitigating geographic and socioeconomic disparities in trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 March 12 [Epub ahead of print].
https://www.takuta.it/feed-items/mapping-areas-with-concentrated-risk-of-trauma-
mortality-a-first-step-toward-mitigating-geographic-and-socioeconomic-disparities-in-trauma/
PMID: 29538227

5. Liu RH, Ong CS, Fukunishi T, Ong K, Hibino N. Review of Vascular Graft Studies in Large Animal Models. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2018 Apr;24(2):133-143. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEB.2017.0350.
Key words: Vascular Grafts, large animal models
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28978267

6. Lau BD, Streiff MB, Pronovost PJ, Haut ER. Venous thromboembolism quality measures fail to accurately measure quality. Circulation. 2018 Mar 20;137(12):1278-1284.
Key words: health care quality, access and evaluation; health information technology; quality improvement; quality indicators, health care; quality of health care; venous thromboembolism
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/323860283_Venous_
Thromboembolism_Quality_Measures_Fail_to_Accurately_Measure_Quality
PMID: 29555709

7. Leeds IL, Griffin JF, Fang SH. Distinguishing anal squamous cell carcinoma and rectal squamous cell carcinoma in secondary data sets. Dis Colon Rectum. 2018 Mar;61(3):e19.
Key words: anal squamous cell carcinoma, rectal squamous cell carcinoma
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29420432

8. Mogul DB, Luo X, Chow EK, Massie AB, Purnell TS, Schwarz KB, Cameron AM, Bridges JFP, Segev DL. Impact of race and ethnicity on outcomes for children waitlisted for pediatric liver transplantation. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018 Mar;66(3):436-441.
Key words: transplantation, race, ethnicity, outcomes, waitlist
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29045352

9. Murphy PB, Vogt KN, Lau BD, Aboagye J, Parry NG, Streiff MB, Haut ER. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention in emergency general surgery: A review. JAMA Surg. 2018 May 1;153(5):479-486.
Key words: venous thromboembolism, prevention, general surgery
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamasurgery/fullarticle/2674879
PMID: 29541758

10. Naik AS, Cibrik DM, Sakhuja A, Samaniego M, Lu Y, Shahinian V, Norman SP, Schnitzler MA, Kasiske BL, Segev DL, Lentine KL. Temporal trends, center-level variation, and the impact of prevalent state obesity rates on acceptance of obese living kidney donors Am J Transplant. 2018 Mar;18(3):642-649.
Key words: clinical research; kidney transplantation: living donor; nephrology; obesity; practice
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28949096

11. Orandi BJ, Luo X, King EA, Garonzik-Wang JM, Bae S, Montgomery RA, Stegall MD, Jordan SC, Oberholzer J, Dunn TB, Ratner LE, Kapur S, Pelletier RP, Roberts JP, Melcher ML, Singh P, Sudan DL, Posner MP, El-Amm JM, Shapiro R, Cooper M, Lipkowitz GS, Rees MA, Marsh CL, Sankari BR, Gerber DA, Nelson PW, Wellen J, Bozorgzadeh A, Gaber AO, Segev DL. Hospital readmissions following HLA-incompatible live donor kidney transplantation: a multi-center study. Am J Transplant 2018 Mar;18(3):650-658.
Key words: clinical research/practice; desensitization; economics; health services and outcomes research; hospital readmission; kidney transplantation/nephrology; kidney transplantation: living donor; organ transplantation in general; quality of care/care delivery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28834181

12. Popoola VO, Lau BD, Tan E, Shaffer DL, Kraus PS, Farrow NE, Hobson DB, Aboagye JK, Streiff MB, Haut ER. Nonadministration of medication doses for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in a cohort of hospitalized patients. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018 March 15;75(6)392-397.
Key words: anticoagulants; electronic medical records; medication adherence; nonadministration; patient safety
https://www.medscape.com/medline/abstract/29523536
PMID: 29523536

13. Ruck JM, Holscher CM, Purnell TS, Massie AB, Henderson ML, Segev DL. Brief report: factors associated with perceived donation-related financial burden among living kidney donors. Am J Transplant 2018 Mar;18(3):715-719.
Key words: clinical research/practice; donor nephrectomy; donors and donation; donors and donation: donor evaluation; donors and donation: living; kidney transplantation/nephrology; kidney transplantation: living donor
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29068176

14. Siallagan D, Loke YH, Olivieri L, Opfermann J, Ong CS, de Zélicourt D, Petrou A, Daners MS, Kurtcuoglu V, Meboldt M, Nelson K, Vricella L, Johnson J, Hibino N, Krieger A. Virtual surgical planning, flow simulation, and 3-dimensional electrospinning of patient-specific grafts to optimize Fontan hemodynamics. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr;155(4):1734-1742. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.11.068. Epub 2017 Dec 5.
Key words: Virtual Surgical Planning, Fontan Hemodynamics
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29361303

15. Treat E, Chow EKH, Peipert JD, Waterman A, Kwan L, Massie AB, Thomas AG, Bowring MG, Leeser D, Flechner S, Melcher ML, Kapur S, Segev DL, Veale J. Shipping living donor kidneys and transplant recipient outcomes. Am J Transplant 2018 Mar;18(3):632-641.
Key words: clinical research/practice; delayed graft function (DGF); donors and donation: paired exchange; graft survival; health services and outcomes research; kidney transplantation/nephrology
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29165871

1. Atchison CM, Amankwah E, Wilhelm J, Arlikar S, Branchford BR, Stock A, Streiff M, Takemoto C, Ayala I, Everett A, Stapleton G, Jacobs ML, Jacobs JP, Goldenberg NA. Risk factors for hospital-associated venous thromboembolism in critically ill children following cardiothoracic surgery or therapeutic cardiac catheterisation. Cardiol Young. 2018 Feb;28(2):234-242. doi: 10.1017/S1047951117001755.
Key words: venous thromboembolism, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac catheterization
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29115202

2. Best CA, Fukunishi T, Drews J, Khosravi R, Hor K, Mahler N, Yi T, Humphrey JD, Johnson J, Breuer CK, Hibino N. Oversized biodegradable arterial grafts promote enhanced neointimal tissue formation. Tissue Eng Part A. 2018 Feb 12. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2017.0483. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: biodegradable arterial grafts, neointimal tissue
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29431029

3. Bishop JC, Blakemore K, Vricella L, Sekar P, Sagaser K, Crino J, Ness P, Kogutt BK, Boyd J, Aucott S, Jelin AC, Chiu J, Gehrie E, McMillan KN. Prenatal ABO/RHD genotyping: a new paradigm to allow for fresh whole blood for cardiopulmonary bypass in the immediate newborn period. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2018 Mar 14. doi: 10.1159/000487592. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Prenatal ABO/RHD Genotyping, Whole Blood, Cardiopulmonary bypass, newborn cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29539628

4. Fernandez FG, Kosinski AS, Furnary AP, Onaitis M, Kim S, Habib RH, Tong BC, Cowper P, Boffa D, Jacobs JP, Wright CD, Putnam JB. Differential effects of operative complications on survival after surgery for primary lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar;155(3):1254-1264.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.09.149.
Key words: operative complications, primary lung cancer surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29221736

5. Fraser CD 3rd, Zhou X, Palepu S, Lui C, Suarez-Pierre A, Crawford TC, Magruder JT, Jacobs ML, Cameron DE, Hibino N, Vricella LA. Tricuspid valve detachment in ventricular septal defect closure does not impact valve function. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)30415-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.02.075. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Tricuspid Valve, Ventricular Septal Defect, Valve Function
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29625102

6. Gosev I, Kiernan MS, Eckman P, Soleimani B, Kilic A, Uriel N, Rich JD, Katz JN, Cowger J, Lima B, McGurk S, Brisco-Bacik MA, Lee S, Joseph SM, Patel CB; Evolving Mechanical Support Research Group (EMERG) Investigators. Long-term survival in patients receiving a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar;105(3):696-701. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.08.057. Epub 2017 Dec 2. Erratum in: Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr;105(4):1284.
Key words: Continuous-flow left ventricular assist device, long-term survival
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29198630

7. Hicks CW, Canner JK, Mathioudakis N, Sherman RL, Hines K, Lippincott C, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage is not associated with wound healing in diabetic foot ulcer patients treated in a multidisciplinary setting
J Surg Res. 2018 Apr;224:102-111.
Key words: Diabetes, disparity, poverty, ulcer, wound
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29506825

8. Jacobs JP, Mayer JE Jr., Pasquali SK, Hill KD, Overman DM, St Louis JD, Kumar SR, Backer CL, Fraser CD, Tweddell JS, Jacobs ML. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2018 update on outcomes and quality. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar;105(3):680-689. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.01.001.
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Congenital Heart Surgery Database, Quality
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29337121

9. Krasnopero D, Asante-Korang A, Jacobs J, Stapleton S, Carapellucci J, Dotson M, Stapleton G. Case report and review of the literature: the utilisation of a ventricular assist device as bridge to recovery for anthracycline-induced ventricular dysfunction. Cardiol Young. 2018 Mar;28(3):471-475. doi: 10.1017/S1047951117002281.
Key words: ventricular assist device, bridge to recovery, anthracycline-induced ventricular dysfunction
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29198224

10. Mavroudis CD, Mavroudis C, Jacobs JP, DeCampli WM, Tweddell JS. Simulation and Deliberate Practice in a Porcine Model for Congenital Heart Surgery Training. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb;105(2):637-643. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.10.011.
Key words: Simulation, procine model, congenital heart surgery training
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29275827

11. Newburger JW, Sleeper LA, Gaynor JW, Hollenbeck-Pringle D, Frommelt PC, Li JS, Mahle WT, Williams IA, Atz AM, Burns KM, Chen S, Cnota J, Dunbar-Masterson C, Ghanayem NS, Goldberg CS, Jacobs JP, Lewis AB, Mital S, Pizarro C, Eckhauser A, Stark P, Ohye RG; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Jacobs JP Transplant-Free Survival and Interventions at 6 Years in the Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial. Circulation. 2018 Feb 1. pii: CIRCULATIONAHA.117.029375. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.029375.
Key words: Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29437119

12. O'Brien SM, Feng L, He X, Xian Y, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Kurlansky PA, Furnary AP, Cleveland JC Jr., Lobdell KW, Vassileva C, Wyler von Ballmoos MC, Thourani VH, Rankin JS, Edgerton JR, D'Agostino RS, Desai ND, Edwards FH, Shahian DM. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2018 Adult Cardiac Surgery Risk Models: Part 2 - Statistical Methods and Results. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)30371-0. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.03.003.
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Adult Cardiac Surgery Risk Models, Statistical Methods
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29577924

13. Vida VL, Guariento A, Milanesi O, Gregori D, Stellin G; Scimitar Syndrome Study Group, Vricella L . The natural history and surgical outcome of patients with scimitar syndrome: a multi-centre European study. Eur Heart J. 2018 Mar 21;39(12):1002-1011. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehx526.
Key words: Scimitar Syndrome, Multi-center European Center
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29029134

14. Shahian DM, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Kurlansky PA, Furnary AP, Cleveland JC Jr., Lobdell KW, Vassileva C, Wyler von Ballmoos MC, Thourani VH, Rankin JS, Edgerton JR, D'Agostino RS, Desai ND, Feng L, He X, O'Brien SM. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2018 Adult Cardiac Surgery Risk Models: Part 1 - Background, Design Considerations, and Model Development. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)30370-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.03.002.
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Adult Cardiac Surgery Risk Models https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29577925

1. Crawford TC, Okada DR, Magruder JT, Fraser C, Patel N, Houston BA, Whitman GJ, Mandal K, Zehr KJ, Higgins RS, Chen ES, Tandri H, Kasper EK, Tedford RJ, Russell SD, Gilotra NA. A Contemporary analysis of heart transplantation and bridge-to-transplantation mechanical circulatory support outcomes in cardiac sarcoidosis. J Card Fail. 2018 Feb 23. pii: S1071-9164(18)30083-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.02.009. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: cardiac sarcoidosis, heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory support
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29482029

2. Do N, Hill KD, Wallace AS, Vricella L, Cameron D, Quintessenza J, Goldenberg N, Mavroudis C, Karl T, Pasquali SK, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML. Shunt failure-risk factors and outcomes: an analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar;105(3):857-864. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.028.
Key words: Shunt failure, Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28987392

3. Durand CM, Bowring MG, Brown DM, Chattergoon MA, Massaccesi G, Bair N, Wesson R, Reyad A, Naqvi F, Ostrander D, Sugarman J, Segev DL, Sulkowski M, Desai NM. Direct-acting antiviral prophylaxis from hepatitis C virus-infected donors to noninfected recipients. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2018 Mar 6. doi: 10.7326/M17-2871. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: prophylaxis, hepatitis C, antiviral
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29507971

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. 2018 Jan;24(1-2):135-144. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2017.0044. Epub 2017 Jun 13.PMID: 28486019.
Key words: Bone marrow mononuclear cell seeding, nanofiber vascular grafts
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28486019

5. Gosev I, Kiernan MS, Eckman P, Soleimani B, Kilic A, Uriel N, Rich JD, Katz JN, Cowger J, Lima B, McGurk S, Brisco-Bacik MA, Lee S, Joseph SM, Patel CB; Evolving Mechanical Support Research Group (EMERG) Investigators. Long-term survival in patients receiving a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar;105(3):696-701. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.08.057.
Key words: continuous flow left ventricular assist device, long term survival
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29198630

6. Hensley NB, Kostibas MP, Yang WW, Crawford TC, Mandal K, Gupta PB, Frank SM, Brown CH 4th. Blood utilization in revision versus first-time cardiac surgery: an update in the era of patient blood management. Transfusion. 2018 Jan;58(1):168-175. doi: 10.1111/trf.14361.
Key words: blood utilization, redo cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28990242

7. Hicks CW, Canner JK, Mathioudakis N, Sherman RL, Hines K, Lippincott C, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage is not associated with wound healing in diabetic foot ulcer patients treated in a multidisciplinary setting. J Surg Res. 2018 Apr;224:102-111.
Key words: Diabetes, disparity, poverty, ulcer, wound
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29506825

8. Higgins RSD. Inside baseball-leveling the playing field in the surgical residency selection process. Ann Surg. 2018 Jan;267(1):e3. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002522. No abstract available.
Key words: Surgical Residency Selection
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29135474

9. Holscher CM, Hicks CW, Canner JK, Sherman RL, Malas MB, Black JH 3rd, Mathioudakis N, Abularrage CJ. Unplanned 30-day readmission in patients with diabetic foot wounds treated in a multidisciplinary setting. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Mar;67(3):876-886.
Key words: Diabetes, Readmission, ulcer, wound
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29017807

10. Jacobs ML. Gathering evidence on rare diseases: Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan;155(1):303-304. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.022. Epub 2017 Oct 20. No abstract available.
Key words: anomalous aortic origin, coronary artery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29129421

11. Ladd MR, Zeiger MA. Who was Dr. William C. Baum? World Journal of Surgery. 2018 Jan 19. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4478-0. [Epub ahead of print]
http://rdcu.be/FxQ6
PMID: 29352336

12. Lawton JS, Moon MR, Liu J, Koerner DJ, Kulshrestha K, Damiano RJ Jr., Maniar H, Itoh A, Balsara KR, Masood FM, Melby SJ, Pasque MK. The profound impact of combined severe acidosis and malperfusion on operative mortality in the surgical treatment of type A aortic dissection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar;155(3):897-904. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.11.002.
Key words: acidosis, malperfusion, type A aortic dissection
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29249502

13. Mandal K. Amiodarone protocol provides cost effective reduction in postoperative atrial fibrillation (Commentary). Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30246-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.01.062. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Amiodarone protocol, cost effective, atrial fibrillation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29501654

14. Mussatto KA, Hollenbeck-Pringle D, Trachtenberg F, Sood E, Sananes R, Pike NA, Lambert LM, Mahle WT, Goldberg DJ, Goldberg CS, Dunbar-Masterson C, Otto M, Marino BS, Bartle BH, Williams IA, Jacobs JP, Zyblewski SC, Pemberton VL. Utilization of early intervention services in young children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Cardiol Young. 2018 Jan;28(1):126-133. doi: 10.1017/S104795111700169X.
Key words: hypoplastic left heart syndrome
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28847329

15. Onaitis MW, Furnary AP, Kosinski AS, Kim S, Boffa D, Tong BC, Cowper P, Jacobs JP, Wright CD, Putnam JB Jr, Fernandez FG. Prediction of long-term survival after lung cancer surgery for elderly patients in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan;105(1):309-316. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.071.
Key words: survival, elderly patients lung cancer, Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Database
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29174391

16. Tchervenkov CI, Jonas RA, Jacobs ML. A warm welcome to respected colleagues. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Jan;9(1):9. doi: 10.1177/2150135117750458. No abstract available.
Key words: The World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery , Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society , European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29310553

1. Alshaikh HN, Katz NM, Gani F, Nagarajan N, Canner JK, Kacker S, Najjar PA, Higgins RS, Schneider EB. Financial Impact of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Operations in the United States.Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31476-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.10.053. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: acute kidney injury, cardiac surgery, financial impact https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29275828

2. Crawford TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Suarez-Pierre A, Patel N, Sciortino CM, Zehr KJ, Mandal K, Tedford RJ, Russell SD, Conte JV, Higgins RS, Cameron DE, Whitman GJ. A comprehensive risk score to predict prolonged hospital length of stay after heart transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan;105(1):83-90. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.07.012.
Key words: risk score, prolonged hospital stay, heart transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29100644

3. Crawford TC, Magruder JT, Fraser C, Suarez-Pierre A, Alejo D, Bobbitt J, Fonner CE, Canner JK, Horvath K, Wehberg K, Taylor B, Kwon C, Whitman GJ, Conte JV, Salenger R; Investigators for the Maryland Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative. Less is more: results of a statewide analysis of the impact of blood transfusion on coronary artery bypass grafting outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan;105(1):129-136. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.062.
Key words: blood transfusion, coronary artery bypass, MCSQI
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29074154

4. D'Agostino RS, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Fernandez FG, Paone G, Wormuth DW, Shahian DM. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2018 update on outcomes and quality. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan;105(1):15-23. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.10.035.
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database, Outcome, Quality
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29233331

5. Garcia AV, Lukish J. Minimally invasive patent ductus arteriosus. Clinics in Perinatology. 2017 Dec;44(4):763-771.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0095510817300763?via%3Dihub
Key words: Patent ductus arteriosus, Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Premature infants, Congenital heart disease

6. Gosev I, Kiernan MS, Eckman P, Soleimani B, Kilic A, Uriel N, Rich JD, Katz JN, Cowger J, Lima B, McGurk S, Brisco-Bacik MA, Lee S, Joseph SM, Patel CB; Evolving Mechanical Support Research Group (EMERG) Investigators. Long-term survival in patients receiving a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31218-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.08.057. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: left ventricular assist device, survival
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29198630

7. Hicks CW, Canner JK, Karagozlu H, Mathioudakis N, Sherman RL, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. The Society for Vascular Surgery Wound, Ischemia, and foot Infection (WIfI) classification system correlates with cost of care for diabetic foot ulcers treated in a multidisciplinary setting. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Dec 13. pii: S0741-5214(17)32288-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.08.090. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29248237

8. Hong JC, Saraswat MK, Ellison TA, Magruder JT, Crawford T, Gardner JM, Padula WV, Whitman GJ. Staphylococcus aureus prevention strategies in cardiac surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan;105(1):47-53. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.033.
Key words: Staphylococus Aureus, Cardiac Surgery, Cost-Effective Analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28987394

9. Houmsse M, McDavid A, Kilic A. Diminutive porcelain ascending aorta with supravalvular aortic stenosis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31628-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.11.050. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: porcelain ascending aorta, subpravalvular aortic stenosis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29274695

10. Kindzelski BA, Corcoran P, Siegenthaler MP, Horvath KA. Postoperative acute kidney injury following intraoperative blood product transfusions during cardiac surgery. Perfusion. 2018 Jan;33(1):62-70. doi: 10.1177/0267659117712405.
Key words: acute kidney injury, intraoperative blood product transfusions, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28581343

11. Lancaster TS, Schill MR, Greenberg JW, Ruaengsri C, Schuessler RB, Lawton JS, Maniar HS, Pasque MK, Moon MR, Damiano RJ Jr, Melby SJ. Long-Term Survival Prediction for CABG: Validation of the ASCERT Model with Comparison to STS PROM. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 19. pii: S0003-4975(17)31622-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.11.045. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29273200.
Key words: CABG, ASCERT Model, STS PROM.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29273200

12. Margonis GA, Buettner S, Andreatos N, Wagner D, Sasaki K, Barbon C, Beer A, Kamphues C, Løes IM, He J, Pawlik TM, Kaczirek K, Poultsides G, Lønning PE, Cameron JL, Mischinger HJ, Aucejo FN, Kreis ME, Wolfgang CL, Weiss MJ. Prognostic factors change over time after hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases: a multi-institutional, international analysis of 1099 patients. Ann Surg. 2018 Jan 18; doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002664.
Key words: changing prognosis; colorectal liver metastases; extrahepatic disease; surgical margin
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29351098

13. McDavid A, MacBrair K, Emani S, Yu L, Lee PHU, Whitson BA, Lampert BC, Agarwal R, Kilic A. Anticoagulation management following left ventricular assist device implantation is similar across all provider strategies. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 1;26(1):60-65. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivx255.
Key words: anticoagulation, left ventricular assist device
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29049614

14. Meza JM, Hickey E, McCrindle B, Blackstone E, Anderson B, Overman D, Kirklin JK, Karamlou T, Caldarone C, Kim R, DeCampli W, Jacobs M, Guleserian K, Jacobs JP, Jaquiss R; Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society Timing of S2P Working Group. The optimal timing of Stage-2-palliation after the Norwood operation. Ann Thorac Surg. 20 18 Jan;105(1):193-199. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.041.
Key words: Stage 2 Palliation, Norwood
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29233331

15. Nelson-McMillan K, Ravekes WJ, Thompson WR, Brown KM, Wolff L, Wadia RS, McNamara LM, Shaffner DH, Berkowitz ID, Jacobs ML, Vricella LA. Membrane Oxygenator Use With Biventricular Assist Device: Facilitation of Support and Lung Recovery. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Jan;9(1):105-109. doi: 10.1177/2150135116668832. Epub 2016 Dec 6.
Key words: Membrane oxygnator, biventricular assist device, lung recovery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27923944

1. Ackermann MA, Petrosino JM, Manring HR, Wright P, Shettigar V, Kilic A, Janssen PML, Ziolo MT, Accornero F. TGF-?1 affects cell-cell adhesion in the heart in an NCAM1-dependent mechanism. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2017 Nov;112:49-57. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2017.08.015. Epub 2017 Sep 1.
Key words: TGF-?1 cell-cell adhesion, heart, NCAM1-dependent mechanism
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28870505

2. Arhuidese IJ, Faateh M, Nejim BJ, Locham S, Abularrage CJ, Malas MB. Risks Associated With Primary and Redo Carotid Endarterectomy in the Endovascular Era. JAMA Surg. 2017 Nov 8. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: carotid endarterectomy, primary carotid endarterectomy, redo carotid endarterectomy
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamasurgery/fullarticle/2661295
PMID: 29117272

3. Arhuidese IJ, Faateh M, Nejim BJ, Locham S, Abularrage CJ, Malas MB. Risks associated with primary and redo carotid endarterectomy in the endovascular era. JAMA Surg. 2017 Nov 8. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.4477. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: carotid endarterectomy, primary carotid endarterectomy, redo carotid endarterectomy
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29117272

4. Crawford TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Suarez-Pierre A, Patel N, Sciortino CM, Zehr KJ, Mandal K, Tedford RJ, Russell SD, Conte JV, Higgins RS, Cameron DE, Whitman GJ. A comprehensive risk score to predict prolonged hospital length of stay after heart transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31037-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.07.012. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Risk Score, prolonged length of stay, heart transplantation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29100644

5. Gaissert HA, Fernandez FG, Crabtree T, Burfeind WR, Allen MS, Block MI, Schipper PH, Jacobs JP, Habib RH, Shahian DM; Additional Authors. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database: 2017 update on research. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov;104(5):1450-1455. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.08.060. Review.
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery database, thoracic research
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29054210

6. Hicks CW, Kernodle A, Abularrage CJ, Heller JA. A national resident survey about the current state of venous education in vascular surgery training programs. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2017 Nov;5(6):897-904.
Key words: venous education, vascular surgery training programs
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29037364

7. Hori D, Nomura Y, Ono M, Joshi B, Mandal K, Cameron D, Kocherginsky M, Hogue CW. Optimal blood pressure during cardiopulmonary bypass defined by cerebral autoregulation monitoring. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov;154(5):1590-1598.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.04.091.
Key words: blood pressure, cardiopulmonary bypass, cerebral autoregulation monitoring
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29042040

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 Nov;27(9):1694-1700. doi: 10.1017/S1047951117000993. Epub 2017 Jun 1.
Key words: Australian children and adolescents, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28566107

9. Liu RH, Ong CS, Fukunishi T, Ong K, Hibino N. Review of vascular graft studies in large animal models. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2017 Oct 5. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEB.2017.0350. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: vascular graft studies, large animal models
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28978267

10. Malik M, Kilic A, Whitson BA. Percutaneous single-site cannulation for acute right-sided support. ASAIO J. 2017 Nov/Dec;63(6):844-846. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000556.
Key words: percutaneous single site cannulation, acute right sided support, extracorporeal support
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28323663

11. Margonis GA, Sergentanis TN, Ntanasis-Stathopoulos I, Andreatos N, Tzanninis IG, Sasaki K, Psaltopoulou T, Wang J, Buettner S, Papalois A, He J, Wolfgang CL, Pawlik TM, Weiss MJ. Impact of surgical margin width on recurrence and overall survival following R0 hepatic resection of colorectal metastases: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Surg. 2017 Nov 16; doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002552.
Key words: margin; prognosis; meta-analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29189379

12. Mehta A, Efron DT, Canner JK, Dultz L, Xu T, Jones C, Haut ER, Higgins RSD, Sakran JV. Effect of surgeon and hospital volume on emergency general surgery outcomes. J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Nov;225(5):666-675.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.08.009.
Key words: surgeon volume, hospital volume, emergency general surgery https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28838870

13. Ong CS, Yesantharao P, Huang CY, Mattson G, Boktor J, Fukunishi T, Zhang H, Hibino N. 3D bioprinting using stem cells. Pediatr Res. 2017 Oct 6. doi: 10.1038/pr.2017.252. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
Key words: 3D bioprinting, stem cells
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28985202

14. Shahian DM, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, D'Agostino RS, Bavaria JE, Prager RL. Risk aversion and public reporting. part 1: observations from cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)30986-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.077. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
Key words: risk aversion, public reporting, cardiac surgery https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29100643

15. Shahian DM, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, D'Agostino RS, Bavaria JE, Prager RL. Risk aversion and public reporting. Part 2: mitigation strategies. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)30985-2. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.076. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
Key words: risk aversion, public reporting, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29100640

1. Bailey EA, Johnson AP, Leeds IL, Medbery RL, Ahuja V, VanderMeer T, Wick EC, Irojah B, Kelz RR. Quantification of resident work in colorectal surgery. J Surg Educ. 2017 Oct 3. pii: S1931-7204(17)30445-2.
Key words: colorectal, surgical education
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28986275

2. Bhasin S, Gill TM, Reuben DB, Latham NK, Gurwitz JH, Dykes P, McMahon S, Storer TW, Duncan PW, Ganz DA, Basaria S, Miller ME, Travison TG, Greene EJ, Dziura J, Esserman D, Allore H, Carnie MB, Fagan M, Hanson C, Baker D, Greenspan SL, Alexander N, Ko F, Siu AL, Volpi E, Wu AW, Rich J, Waring SC, Wallace R, Casteel C, Magaziner J, Charpentier P, Lu C, Araujo K, Rajeevan H, Margolis S, Eder R, McGloin JM, Skokos E, Wiggins J, Garber L, Clauser SB, Correa-De-Araujo R, Peduzzi P. Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders (STRIDE): A cluster-randomized pragmatic trial of a multifactorial fall injury prevention strategy: design and methods. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017 Oct 14. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glx190. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
Key words: Fall prevention; clinical effectiveness; nurse falls care managers; patient and stakeholders in fall injury prevention research
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29045582

3. Crawford TC, Magruder JT, Fraser C, Suarez-Pierre A, Alejo D, Bobbitt J, Fonner CE, Canner JK, Horvath K, Wehberg K, Taylor B, Kwon C, Whitman GJ, Conte JV, Salenger R; Investigators for the Maryland Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative. Less is more: results of a statewide analysis of the impact of blood transfusion on coronary artery bypass grafting outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30962-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.062. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: blood transfusion, coronary artery bypass, MCSQI
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29074154

4. 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.
Key words: renal function, transplantation, cystic fibrosis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28822537

5. Etchill EW, Fang R, Haut ER. Does tranexamic acid cause venous thromboembolism after trauma?: Who cares, if it saves lives?. JAMA Surg. 2017 Oct 25. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.3855. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: blood transfusion, resuscitation, tranexamic acid, trauma, military trauma
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29071350

6. Hensley NB, Kostibas MP, Yang WW, Crawford TC, Mandal K, Gupta PB, Frank SM, Brown CH. Blood utilization in revision versus first-time cardiac surgery: an update in the era of patient blood management. Transfusion. 2017 Oct 8. doi: 10.1111/trf.14361. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: blood utilization, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28990242

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 Oct;214(4):571-576. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.06.020.
Key words: Choosing Wisely, blood transfusions, academic department of surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28683893

8. Hong JC, Saraswat MK, Ellison TA, Magruder JT, Crawford T, Gardner JM, Padula WV, Whitman GJ. Staphylococcus Aureus prevention strategies in cardiac surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)30914-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.033.
Key words: staphylococcus aureus, cardia surgry, cost-effective analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28987394

9. Kaushal S, Wehman B, Pietris N, Naughton C, Bentzen SM, Bigham G, Mishra R, Sharma S, Vricella L, Everett AD, Deatrick KB, Huang S, Mehta H, Ravekes WA, Hibino N, Difede DL, Khan A, Hare JM. Study design and rationale for ELPIS: A phase I/IIb randomized pilot study of allogeneic human mesenchymal stem cell injection in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Am Heart J. 2017 Oct;192:48-56. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2017.06.009.
Key words: allogeneic human mesenchymal stem cell injection, hyposplastic left heart syndrome
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28938963

10. Margonis GA, Buettner S, Andreatos N, Sasaki K, Ijzermans JNM, van Vugt JLA, Pawlik TM, Choti MA, Cameron JL, He J, Wolfgang CL, Weiss MJ. Anatomical resections improve disease-free survival in patients with kRAS-mutated colorectal liver metastases. Ann Surg. 2017 Oct;266(4):641-649. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002367.
Key words: anatomical resection, colorectal liver metastases, kRAS
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28657938

11. Ohkuma RE, Crawford TC, Brown PM, Grimm JC, Magruder JT, Kilic A, Suarez-Pierre A, Snyder S, Wood JD, Schneider E, Sussman MS, Whitman GJR. A novel risk score to predict the need for nutrition support after cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct;104(4):1306-1312. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.03.013.
Key words: risk scores, nutrition, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28625392

12. 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 Oct;104(4):1349-1356. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.03.018.
Key words: staphylococcus aureus screening, decolonization, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28577844

13. Seravalli V, Jelin EB, Miller JL, Tekes A, Vricella L, Baschat AA. Fetoscopic tracheal occlusion for treatment of non-isolated congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Prenat iagn. 2017 Oct;37(10):1046-1049. doi: 10.1002/pd.5139.
Key words: fetoscopic tracheal occlusion, congenital diaphragmatic hernia https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28891233

14. Swaminathan M, Stafford-Smith M, Chertow GM, Warnock DG, Paragamian V, Brenner RM, Lellouche F, Fox-Robichaud A, Atta MG, Melby S, Mehta RL, Wald R, Verma S, Mazer CD; ACT-AKI investigators. Allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells for treatment of AKI after cardiac surgery. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Oct 16. pii: ASN.2016101150. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2016101150.
Key words: acute kidney injury; cardiac surgery; cardiopulmonary bypass; stem cells
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29038286

15. Weston CM, Yune S, Bass EB, Berkowitz SA, Brotman DJ, Deutschendorf A, Howell EE, Richardson MB, Sylvester C, Wu AW. A concise tool for measuring care coordination from the provider's perspective in the hospital setting. J Hosp Med. 2017 Oct;12(10):811-817. doi: 10.12788/jhm.2795.
Key words: quality of care, care coordination, hospital care
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28991946

1. Ackermann MA, Petrosino JM, Manring HR, Wright P, Shettigar V, Kilic A, Janssen PML, Ziolo MT, Accornero F. TGF-?1 affects cell-cell adhesion in the heart in an NCAM1-dependent mechanism. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2017 Nov;112:49-57. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2017.08.015. Epub 2017 Sep 1. PMID: 28870505
Key words: International normalized ratio; Mechanical circulatory support; Ventricular assist device
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29049614

2. Bavaria JE, Prager RL, Naunheim KS, Allen MS, Higgins RSD, 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 Sep;104(3):1088-1093. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.03.055.
Key words: surgeon involvement, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28408203

3. Burkhart RA, Javed AA, Ronnekleiv-Kelly S, Wright MJ, Poruk KE, Eckhauser F, Makary MA, Cameron JL, Wolfgang CL, He J, Weiss MJ. The use of negative pressure wound therapy to prevent post-operative surgical site infections following pancreaticoduodenectomy. HPB (Oxford). 2017 Sep;19(9):825-831. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2017.05.004. Epub 2017 Jun 8.
Key words: wound therapy, negative pressure, surgical site infection, pancreaticoduodenectomy
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28602643

4. Chan JL, Singh AK, Corcoran PC, Thomas ML, Lewis BG, Ayares DL, Vaught T, Horvath KA, Mohiuddin MM. Encouraging experience using multi-transgenic xenografts in a pig-to-baboon cardiac xenotransplantation model. Xenotransplantation. 2017 Sep 22. doi: 10.1111/xen.12330. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28940570 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
Key words: multi-transgenic xenografts, pig-to-baboon cardiac xenotransplantation https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28940570

5. 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 Sep;104(3):760-766. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.019.
Key words: renal failure, cardiac surgery, acute kidney injury
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28434550

6. Crawford TC, Whitman GJR. Who determines the timing of delayed sternal closure, the surgeon or the patient? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep;154(3):925-926. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.05.068.
Key words: delayed sternal closure, cardiac surgery
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28645813

7. Edrees HH, Morlock L, Wu AW. Do hospitals support second victims? Collective insights from patient safety leaders in Maryland. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017 Sep;43(9):471-483. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2017.01.008. Epub 2017 Jun 28.
Key words: patient safety, second victim, burnout
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28844233

8. Jacobs ML, Jacobs JP, Hill KD, Hornik C, O'Brien SM, Pasquali SK, Vener D, Kumar SR, Habib RH, Shahian DM, Edwards FH, Fernandez FG. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2017 Update on Research. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep;104(3):731-741. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.07.001. Epub 2017 Jul 29. Review. PMID: 28760477.
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database, congenital heart surgery research
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28760477

9. Kilic A, Crestanello JA. Round and round we go . . . J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep;154(3):853-854. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.05.062. Epub 2017 May 24. No abstract available.
Key words: left ventricular devices
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28606398

10. Maruszewski B, Vricella LA, Cameron DE, Sojak V, Hazekamp M, Salminen J, Mattila IP, Cleuziou J, Myers PO, Hraska V. Left-sided reoperations after arterial switch operation: a European multicenter study. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep;104(3):899-906. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.04.026.
Key words: left sided reoperations, arterial switch
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28709661

11. Mavroudis C. Coronary artery bypass grafting in infants, children, and young adults for acquired and congenital lesions. Congenit Heart Dis. 2017 Sep;12(5):644-646. doi: 10.1111/chd.12491. Epub 2017 Jun 9. Review.
Key words: coronary artery bypass grafting in infants, children, young adults, congenital lesions
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28598551

12. Muslem R, Caliskan K, Akin S, Yasar YE, Sharma K, Gilotra NA, Kardys I, Houston B, Whitman G, Tedford RJ, Hesselink DA, Bogers AJJC, Manintveld OC, Russell SD. Effect of age and renal function on survival after left ventricular assist device implantation. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Sep 20. pii: S0002-9149(17)31467-4. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.08.045. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: age, renal function, left ventricular assist device
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29037445

13. Ong CS, Fukunishi T, Liu RH, Nelson K, Zhang H, Wieczorek E, Palmieri M, Ueyama Y, Ferris E, Geist GE, Youngblood B, Johnson J, Hibino N. Bilateral arteriovenous shunts as a method for evaluating tissue-engineered vascular grafts in large animal models. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2017 Sep 28. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEC.2017.0217. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: bilateral arteriovenous shunts, tissue-engineered vascular grafts, large animal models
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28741438

14. Vida VL, Zanotto L, Zanotto L, Stellin G; European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association (ECHSA) Study Group, Padalino M, Sarris G, Protopapas E, Prospero C, Pizarro C, Woodford E, Tlaskal T, Berggren H, Kostolny M, Omeje I, Asfour B, Kadner A, Carrel T, Schoof PH, Nosal M, Fragata J, Koz?owski M, Maruszewski B, Vricella LA, Cameron DE, Sojak V, Hazekamp M, Salminen J, Mattila IP, Cleuziou J, Myers PO, Hraska V. Left-sided reoperations after arterial switch operation: a European multicenter study. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep;104(3):899-906. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.04.026.
Key words: left sided reoperations, arterial switch
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28709661

15. Vida VL, Zanotto L, Zanotto L, Stellin G; European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association (ECHSA) Study Group, Padalino M, Sarris G, Protopapas E, Prospero C, Pizarro C, Woodford E, Tlaskal T, Berggren H, Kostolny M, Omeje I, Asfour B, Kadner A, Carrel T, Schoof PH, Nosal M, Fragata J, Koz?owski M, Martin LY, Ladd MR, Werts A, Sodhi CP, March JC, Hackam DJ. Tissue engineering for the treatment of short bowel syndrome in children. Pediatric Research. September 2017. Epub ahead of print 2017.234.
Key words: Tissue engineered intestine, short bowel syndrome, regenerative medicine
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28937976

16. Young A, Crawford T, Pierre AS, Trent Magruder J, Fraser C, Conte J, Whitman G, Sciortino C. Renal ultrasound provides low utility in evaluating cardiac surgery associated acute kidney injury. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 2;12(1):75. doi: 10.1186/s13019-017-0637-x. PMID: 28865484.
Key words: renal ultrasound, cardiac surgery, acute kidney injury
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28865484

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

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