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2016 Faculty Publications

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December

"Cost comparison of initial lobectomy versus fine-needle aspiration for diagnostic workup of thyroid nodules in children." Baxter KJ, Short HL, Thakore MA, Fisher JG, Rothstein DH, Heiss KF, Raval MV. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"Comparing outcomes for robotic and open pancreatoduodenectomy: A technological advance?" Laks S, Kooby DA, Kim HJ. JAMA Surg. 2016 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Integrating APOL-1 gene variants into renal transplantation: Considerations arising from the American Society of Transplantation Expert Conference." Newell KA, Formica R, Gill J, Schold J, Allan JS, Covington S, Wiseman AC, Chandraker A. Am J Transplant. 2016 Dec 20. [Epub ahead of print]

"Fecal microbiota transplantation for multiple organ dysfunction syndrome." Klingensmith NJ, Coopersmith CM. Crit Care. 2016 Dec 19;20(1):398.

"Pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinoma: An analysis of the National Cancer Data Base." Steuer CE, Behera M, Liu Y, Fu C, Gillespie TW, Saba NF, Shin DM, Pillai RN, Pakkala S, Owonikoko TK, Khuri FR, Ramalingam SS. Clin Lung Cancer. 2016 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"Aortic remodeling after endovascular repair of complicated acute Type B aortic dissection." Leshnower BG, Duwayri YM, Chen EP, Li C, Zehner CA, Binongo JN, Veeraswamy RK. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"The effect of chronic kidney disease on T cell alloimmunity." Winterberg PD, Ford ML. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2016 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Current status of biomarker and targeted nanoparticle development: The precision oncology approach for pancreatic cancer therapy." Zhu L, Staley C, Kooby D, El-Rays B, Mao H, Yang L. Cancer Lett. 2016 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print]

"The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database 2016 Annual Report." Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Prager RL, Edwards FH, McDonald D, Han JM, D'Agostino RS, Jacobs ML, Kozower BD, Badhwar V, Thourani VH, Gaissert HA, Fernandez FG, Wright CD, Paone G, Cleveland JC Jr, Brennan JM, Dokholyan RS, Brothers L, Vemulapalli S, Habib RH, O'Brien SM, Peterson ED, Grover FL, Patterson GA, Bavaria JE. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec;102(6):1790-1797.

"Invited commentary." Harrington PB, Halkos ME. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec;102(6):2026-2027.

"Temperature management for aortic arch surgery." Chen EP, Leshnower BG. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2016 Dec;20(4):283-288.

"Changing odds of survival over time among patients undergoing surgical resection of gallbladder carcinoma." Buettner S, Margonis GA, Kim Y, Gani F, Ethun CG, Poultsides GA, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Krasnick B, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Dec;23(13):4401-4409.

"Patterns of clinical response with talimogene laherparepvec (T-VEC) in patients with melanoma treated in the OPTiM Phase III clinical trial." Andtbacka RH, Ross M, Puzanov I, Milhem M, Collichio F, Delman KA, Amatruda T, Zager JS, Cranmer L, Hsueh E, Chen L, Shilkrut M, Kaufman HL. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Dec;23(13):4169-4177.

November

"Selective targeting of high-affinity LFA-1 does not augment costimulation blockade in a nonhuman primate renal transplantation model." Samy KP, Anderson DA, Lo DJ, Mulvihill MS, Song M, Farris AB, Parker BS, MacDonald AL, Lu C, Springer TA, Kachlany SC, Reimann KA, How T, Leopardi FV, Franke KS, Williams KD, Collins BH, Kirk AD. Am J Transplant. 2016 Nov 26. [Epub ahead of print]

"Magnetic nanoparticles for precision oncology: Theranostic magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for image-guided and targeted cancer therapy." Zhu L, Zhou Z, Mao H, Yang L. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2016 Nov 23. [Epub ahead of print]

"Referral for kidney transplantation and indicators of quality of dialysis care: A cross-sectional study." Plantinga LC, Pastan SO, Wilk AS, Krisher J, Mulloy L, Gibney EM, Patzer RE. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Nov 20. [Epub ahead of print]

"A novel approach to assess the in situ versus ex vivo mechanical behaviors of the coronary artery." Wang R, Raykin J, Brewster LP, Gleason RL Jr. J Biomech Eng. 2016 Nov 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Randomized, multicenter trial comparing sternotomy closure with rigid plate fixation to wire cerclage." Allen KB, Thourani VH, Naka Y, Grubb KJ, Grehan J, Patel N, Guy TS, Landolfo K, Gerdisch M, Bonnell M, Cohen DJ. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov 17. [Epub ahead of print]

"ESRD databases, public policy, and quality of care: Translational medicine and nephrology." McClellan WM, Plantinga LC, Wilk AS, Patzer RE. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"A novel pathology-based preoperative risk score to predict locoregional residual and distant disease and survival for incidental gallbladder cancer: A 10-institution study from the U.S. Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium." Ethun CG, Postlewait LM, Le N, Pawlik TM, Buettner S, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Jin LX, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins C, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Merchant N, Cardona K, Maithel SK. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Nov 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"TCT-80 Characterizing the incidence and predictors of paravalvular regurgitation after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and its impact on outcomes: A study of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapies (STS/ACC TVT) Registry." Anwaruddin S, Kirtane A, Thourani V, Vemulapalli S, Manandhar P, Herrmann H, Bavaria J, Giri J, Vallabhajosyula P, Andersen BK, Szeto W. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Nov 1;68(18S):B33.

"TCT-699 anatomic deployment index: A novel measure of SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve Performance." Hahn R, Alu M, Leipsic J, Douglas P, Jaber W, Weissman N, Khalique O, Blanke P, Parvataneni R, Kodali S, Thourani V, Pibarot P. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Nov 1;68(18S):B282-B283.

"TCT-683 A meta-analysis and meta-regression of long-term outcomes of Transcatheter versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement for severe aortic stenosis." Villablanca P, Makkiya M, Mathew V, Thourani V, Rodés-Cabau J, Bangalore S, Vlismas P, Briceno D, Slovut D, Taub C, McCarthy P, Augoustides J, Ramakrishna H. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Nov 1;68(18S):B276-B277.

"TCT-679 diabetes and clinical outcomes in intermediate risk patients randomized to Transcatheter versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: An analysis of the PARTNER 2A Trial." Lindman B, Abramowitz Y, Pibarot P, Quader N, Maniar H, Zajarias A, Arnold S, Hahn R, Elmariah S, Suri R, Vahl T, Svensson L, Thourani V, Litherland C, Alu M, Leon M, Makkar R. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Nov 1;68(18S):B275.

"TCT-674 sex specific outcomes of TAVR with the Sapien 3 Valve: Insights from the PARTNER 2 S3 high-risk and intermediate-risk cohorts." Szerlip M, Gualano S, Squiers J, White J, Doshi D, George I, Vazquez N, Dimaio JM, Makkar R, Williams M, Herrmann H, Svensson L, Webb J, Hahn R, Kirtane A, Babaliaros V, Thourani V, Alu M, Kodali S, Leon M, Mack M. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Nov 1;68(18S):B272-B273.

"What is wrong with systematic reviews and meta-analyses: If you want the right answer, ask the right question!" Thoma A, Eaves FF 3rd. Aesthet Surg J. 2016 Nov;36(10):1198-1201.

"Optimal temperature management in aortic arch operations." Kayatta MO, Chen EP. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov;64(11):639-650.

"Attrition of memory CD8 T cells during sepsis requires LFA-1." Serbanescu MA, Ramonell KM, Hadley A, Margoles LM, Mittal R, Lyons JD, Liang Z, Coopersmith CM, Ford ML, McConnell KW. J Leukoc Biol. 2016 Nov;100(5):1167-1180.

October

"Clinical validity and relevance of accidental puncture or laceration as a patient safety indicator for children." Short HL, Heiss KF, Wulkan ML, Raval MV. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Oct 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Transcaval access and closure for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A prospective investigation." Greenbaum AB, Babaliaros VC, Chen MY, Stine AM, Rogers T, O'Neill WW, Paone G, Thourani VH, Muhammad KI, Leonardi RA, Ramee S, Troendle JF, Lederman RJ. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Oct 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Cerebral embolic protection during transcatheter aortic valve replacement." Kapadia SR, Kodali S, Makkar R, Mehran R, Lazar RM, Zivadinov R, Dwyer MG, Jilaihawi H, Virmani R, Anwaruddin S, Thourani VH, Nazif T, Mangner N, Woitek F, Krishnaswamy A, Mick S, Chakravarty T, Nakamura M, McCabe JM, Satler L, Zajarias A, Szeto WY, Svensson L, Alu MC, White RM, Kraemer C, Parhizgar A, Leon MB, Linke A. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Oct 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Association of optimal time interval to re-resection for incidental gallbladder cancer with overall survival: A multi-institution analysis from the US Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium." Ethun CG, Postlewait LM, Le N, Pawlik TM, Buettner S, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Jin LX, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins C, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Kooby DA, Maithel SK. JAMA Surg. 2016 Oct 26.

"Can we eliminate neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in favor of neoadjuvant multiagent chemotherapy for select stage II/III rectal adenocarcinomas: Analysis of the National Cancer Database." Cassidy RJ, Liu Y, Patel K, Zhong J, Steuer CE, Kooby DA, Russell MC, Gillespie TW, Landry JC. Cancer. 2016 Oct 25.

"Kidney transplantation of highly sensitized recipients under the new kidney allocation system: A reflection from five different transplant centers across the United States." Parsons RF, Locke JE, Redfield RR 3rd, Roll GR, Levine MH. Hum Immunol. 2016 Oct 20.

"Discharge decision-making after complex surgery: Surgeon behaviors compared to predictive modeling to reduce surgical readmissions." Leeds IL, Sadiraj V, Cox JC, Gao XS, Pawlik TM, Schnier KE, Sweeney JF. Am J Surg. 2016 Oct 20. [Epub ahead of print]

"Association of preoperative risk factors with malignancy in pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasms: A multicenter study." Postlewait LM, Ethun CG, McInnis MR, Merchant N, Parikh A, Idrees K, Isom CA, Hawkins W, Fields RC, Strand M, Weber SM, Cho CS, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins C, Bentrem D, Kim HJ, Carr J, Ahmad S, Abbott DE, Wilson GC, Kooby DA, Maithel SK. JAMA Surg. 2016 Oct 19.

"Sex differences in the epidemiology of new-onset in-hospital post-coronary artery bypass graft surgery atrial fibrillation: A large multicenter study." Filardo G, Ailawadi G, Pollock BD, da Graca B, Sass DM, Phan TK, Montenegro DE, Thourani V, Damiano R. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016 Oct 18.

"Factors affecting mortality after penetrating cardiac injuries: 10-year experience at urban level I trauma center." Mina MJ, Jhunjhunwala R, Gelbard RB, Dougherty SD, Carr JS, Dente CJ, Nicholas JM, Wyrzykowski AD, Salomone JP, Vercruysse GA, Feliciano DV, Morse BC. Am J Surg. 2016 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"Completeness and accuracy of local clinical registry data for children undergoing heart surgery." Nathan M, Jacobs ML, Gaynor JW, Newburger JW, Dunbar Masterson C, Lambert LM, Hollenbeck-Pringle D, Trachtenberg FL, White O, Anderson BR, Bell MC, Burch PT, Graham EM, Kaltman JR, Kanter KR, Mery CM, Pizarro C, Schamberger MS, Taylor MD, Jacobs JP, Pasquali SK; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 7.

"Comparison of outcomes in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer treated with radical cystectomy versus bladder-preserving chemoradiation." Zhong J, Switchenko J, Jegadeesh N, Gillespie TW, Master VA, Nieh P, Alemozaffar M, Kucuk O, Carthon B, Filson CP, Jani A. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct 1;96(2S):S93-S94.

"A meta-analysis and meta-regression of long-term outcomes of transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis." Villablanca PA, Mathew V, Thourani VH, Rodés-Cabau J, Bangalore S, Makkiya M, Vlismas P, Briceno DF, Slovut DP, Taub CC, McCarthy PM, Augoustides JG, Ramakrishna H. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 6;225:234-243.

"The racial paradox in multiarterial conduit utilization for coronary artery bypass grafting." Keeling WB, Binongo J, Halkos ME, Leshnower BG, Nguyen DQ, Chen EP, Sarin EL, Miller JS, Macheers S, Lattouf OM, Guyton RA, Thourani VH. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 4.

"Should we perform carotid doppler screening before surgical or transcatheter aortic valve replacement?" Condado JF, Jensen HA, Maini A, Ko YA, Rajaei MH, Tsai LL, Devireddy C, Leshnower B, Mavromatis K, Sarin EL, Stewart J, Guyton RA, Babaliaros V, Chen EP, Halkos M, Simone A, Keegan P, Block PC, Thourani VH; Emory Structural Heart and Valve Center. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 4.

"Transapical beating-heart mitral valve repair using a cordal implantation devic: Are we ready to open our minds?" Al-Atassi T, Thourani VH. Ann Transl Med. 2016 Oct;4(Suppl 1):S17.

"Stromal PD-L1 expression is associated with better disease-free survival in triple-negative breast cancer." Li X, Wetherilt CS, Krishnamurti U, Yang J, Ma Y, Styblo TM, Meisel JL, Peng L, Siddiqui MT, Cohen C, Aneja R. Am J Clin Pathol. 2016 Oct;146(4):496-502.

September

"An endovascular model of ischemic myopathy from peripheral arterial disease." Long CA, Timmins LH, Koutakis P, Goodchild TT, Lefer DJ, Pipinos II, Casale GP, Brewster LP. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Sep 29.

"Advances, pauses, and future opportunity for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in the trauma population." Ramos CR, Brewster LP. JAMA Surg. 2016 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Elevated NLR in gallbladder cancer and cholangiocarcinoma — making bad cancers even worse: Results from the US Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium." Beal EW, Wei L, Ethun CG, Black SM, Dillhoff M, Salem A, Weber SM, Tran T, Poultsides G, Son AY, Hatzaras I, Jin L, Fields RC, Buettner S, Pawlik TM, Scoggins C, Martin RC, Isom CA, Idrees K, Mogal HD, Shen P, Maithel SK, Schmidt CR. HPB (Oxford). 2016 Sep 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Angiotensin type 2-receptor (AT2R) activation induces hypotension in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice by activating peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-y." Li M, Tejada T, Lambert JP, Nicholson CK, Yahiro E, Ambai VT, Ali SF, Bradley EW, Graham RM, Dell'Italia LJ, Calvert JW, Naqvi N. Am J Cardiovasc Dis. 2016 Sep 15;6(3):118-28.

"Variation in hospital risk-adjusted mortality rates following transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the United States: A report from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry." O'Brien SM, Cohen DJ, Rumsfeld JS, Brennan JM, Shahian DM, Dai D, Holmes DR, Hakim RB, Thourani VH, Peterson ED, Edwards FH. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print]

"Revisiting the Strait of Messina: The balance between optimal oncologic outcomes and complications from surgery." Delman KA, Lowe MC. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Clinical score predicting long-term survival after repeat resection for recurrent adrenocortical carcinoma." Tran TB, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM, Wang TS, Hatzaras I, Phay JE, Fields RC, Weber SM, Sicklick JK, Yopp AC, Duh QY, Solorzano CC, Votanopoulos KI, Poultsides GA. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print]

"Frontiers in Fontan failure: A summary of conference proceedings." Hebson C, Book W, Elder R, Ford R, Jokhadar M, Kanter K, Kogon B, Kovacs AH, Levit RD, Lloyd M, Maher K, Reshamwala P, Rodriguez F, Romero R, Tejada T, Marie Valente A, Veldtman G, McConnell M. Congenit Heart Dis. 2016 Sep 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Palliation outcomes of neonates born with single-ventricle anomalies associated with aortic arch obstruction." Alsoufi B, McCracken C, Shashidharan S, Kogon B, Border W, Kanter K. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print]

"Impact of preoperative chronic kidney disease in 2,531 high-risk and inoperable patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the PARTNER Trial." Thourani VH, Forcillo J, Beohar N, Doshi D, Parvataneni R, Ayele GM, Kirtane AJ, Babaliaros V, Kodali S, Devireddy C, Szeto W, Herrmann HC, Makkar R, Ailawadi G, Lim S, Maniar HS, Zajarias A, Suri R, Tuzcu EM, Kapadia S, Svensson L, Condado J, Jensen HA, Mack MJ, Leon MB. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print]

"Insights into timing, risk factors, and outcomes of stroke and transient ischemic attack after transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the PARTNER trial (placement of aortic transcatheter valves)." Kapadia S, Agarwal S, Miller DC, Webb JG, Mack M, Ellis S, Herrmann HC, Pichard AD, Tuzcu EM, Svensson LG, Smith CR, Rajeswaran J, Ehrlinger J, Kodali S, Makkar R, Thourani VH, Blackstone EH, Leon MB. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Sep;9(9).

"Extracorporeal membrane oxygenator support in infants with systemic-pulmonary shunts." Botha P, Deshpande SR, Wolf M, Heard M, Alsoufi B, Kogon B, Kanter K. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Sep;152(3):912-8.

August

"The influence of postoperative lymph node radiation therapy on overall survival of patients with stage III melanoma, a National Cancer Database analysis." Danish HH, Patel KR, Switchenko JM, Gillespie TW, Jhaveri J, Chowdhary M, Abugideiri M, Delman KA, Lawson DH, Khan MK. Melanoma Res. 2016 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print]

"Dual antiplatelet therapy is associated with prolonged survival after lower extremity revascularization." Soden PA, Zettervall SL, Ultee KH, Landon BE, O'Malley AJ, Goodney PP, DeMartino RR, Arya S, Schermerhorn ML; Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Quality Initiative. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Aug 26. [Epub ahead of print]

"Comparison of endoscopic robotic versus sternotomy approach for the resection of left atrial tumors." Moss E, Halkos ME, Miller JS, Murphy DA. Innovations (Phila). 2016 Aug 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Emergency department use and hospital admissions among patients with end-stage renal disease in the United States." Lovasik BP, Zhang R, Hockenberry JM, Schrager JD, Pastan SO, Mohan S, Patzer RE. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Defining the chance of statistical cure among patients with extrahepatic biliary tract cancer." Spolverato G, Bagante F, Ethun CG, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Krasnick B, Winslow E, Cho C, Martin RC, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. World J Surg. 2016 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Invasive scalp melanoma: Role for enhanced detection through professional training." Lovasik BP, Sharma I, Russell MC, Carlson GW, Delman KA, Rizzo M. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Is hyaluronic acid or corticosteroid superior to lactated ringer solution in the short term for improving function and quality of life after arthrocentesis?" Bouloux GF, Chou J, Krishnan D, Aghaloo T, Kahenasa N, Smith JA, Giannakopoulos H. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print]

"Is hyaluronic acid or corticosteroid superior to lactated ringer solution in the short-term reduction of temporomandibular joint pain after arthrocentesis?" Bouloux GF, Chou J, Krishnan D, Aghaloo T, Kahenasa N, Smith JA, Giannakopoulos H. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hemodialysis vascular access: Rising costs as a surrogate marker for patency and function of arteriovenous fistulas." Feldman ZM, Liu LB, Abramowitz SD, Faries PL, Marin ML, Schanzer HR, Teodorescu VJ. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Solving the value equation: Assessing surgeon performance using risk-adjusted quality-cost diagrams and surgical outcomes." Knechtle WS, Perez SD, Raval MV, Sullivan PS, Duwayri YM, Fernandez F, Sharma J, Sweeney JF. Am J Med Qual. 2016 Aug 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Rates and patterns of recurrence after curative intent resection for gallbladder cancer: A multi-institution analysis from the US Extra-hepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium." Margonis GA, Gani F, Buettner S, Amini N, Sasaki K, Andreatos N, Ethun CG, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Krasnick B, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins C, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. HPB (Oxford). 2016 Aug 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Implementing the transcatheter aortic valve replacement heart team: Complementary, not competitive, to surgical aortic valve replacement volume and outcomes." Lou X, Forcillo J, Thourani VH. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Summer;28(2):361-362.

"The impact of diabetes mellitus on wound healing in breast reconstruction." Hart A, Funderburk CD, Chu CK, Pinell-White X, Halgopian T, Manning-Geist B, Carlson G, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Combination gemcitabine/cisplatin therapy and ERCC1 expression for resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma: Results of a Phase II prospective trial." Postlewait LM, Ethun CG, Kooby DA, Sarmiento JM, Chen Z, Staley CA 3rd, Brutcher E, Adsay V, El-Rayes B, Maithel SK. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Optimal temperature management in aortic arch operations." Kayatta MO, Chen EP. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

"Parafibromin, APC, and MIB-1 are useful markers for distinguishing parathyroid carcinomas from adenomas." Hosny Mohammed K, Siddiqui MT, Willis BC, Zaharieva Tsvetkova D, Mohamed A, Patel S, Sharma J, Weber C, Cohen C. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2016 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"Injury to the conduction system: Management of life-threatening arrhythmias after penetrating cardiac trauma." Jhunjhunwala R, Dente CJ, Keeling WB, Prest PJ, Dougherty SD, Gelbard RB, Long WB, Nicholas JM, Morse BC. Am J Surg. 2016 Aug;212(2):352-3.

"A vascular quality initiative-based frailty instrument predicts 9-month postoperative mortality." Kraiss LW, Al-Dulaimi R, Presson AP, Arya S, Lee GK, Goodney PP, Mell M, Johanning J, Beckstrom JL, Brooke BS. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Aug;64(2):551-552.

"The role of liver-directed surgery in patients with hepatic metastasis from primary breast cancer: A multi-institutional analysis." Margonis GA, Buettner S, Sasaki K, Kim Y, Ratti F, Russolillo N, Ferrero A, Berger N, Gamblin TC, Poultsides G, Tran T, Postlewait LM, Maithel S, Michaels AD, Bauer TW, Marques H, Barroso E, Aldrighetti L, Pawlik TM. HPB (Oxford). 2016 Aug;18(8):700-5.

July

"Cadaver-based simulation increases resident confidence, initial exposure to fundamental techniques, and may augment operative autonomy." Kim SC, Fisher JG, Delman KA, Hinman JM, Srinivasan JK. J Surg Educ. 2016 Jul 31. [Epub ahead of print]

"NIH-sponsored Clinical Islet Transplantation Consortium Phase 3 Trial: Manufacture of a complex cellular product at eight processing facilities." Ricordi C, Goldstein JS, Balamurugan AN, Szot GL, Kin T, Liu C, Czarniecki CW, Barbaro B, Bridges ND, Cano J, Clarke WR, Eggerman TL, Hunsicker LG, Kaufman DB, Khan A, Lafontant DE, Linetsky E, Luo X, Markmann JF, Naji A, Korsgren O, Oberholzer J, Turgeon NA, Brandhorst D, Friberg AS, Lei J, Wang LJ, Wilhelm JJ, Willits J, Zhang X, Hering BJ, Posselt AM, Shapiro AM. Diabetes. 2016 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hybrid coronary revascularization for the treatment of multivessel coronary artery disease: A multicenter observational study." Puskas JD, Halkos ME, DeRose JJ, Bagiella E, Miller MA, Overbey J, Bonatti J, Srinivas VS, Vesely M, Sutter F, Lynch J, Kirkwood K, Shapiro TA, Boudoulas KD, Crestanello J, Gehrig T, Smith P, Ragosta M, Hoff SJ, Zhao D, Gelijns AC, Szeto WY, Weisz G, Argenziano M, Vassiliades T, Liberman H, Matthai W, Ascheim DD. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Jul 26;68(4):356-65.

"Epidermal growth factor improves intestinal integrity and survival in murine sepsis following chronic alcohol ingestion." Klingensmith NJ, Yoseph BP, Liang Z, Lyons JD, Burd EM, Margoles LM, Koval M, Ford ML, Coopersmith CM. Shock. 2016 Jul 25. [Epub ahead of print]

"Medication understanding, non-adherence, and clinical outcomes among adult kidney transplant recipients." Patzer RE, Serper M, Reese PP, Przytula K, Koval R, Ladner DP, Levitsky JM, Abecassis MM, Wolf MS. Clin Transplant. 2016 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"A multi-institutional comparison of perioperative outcomes of robotic and open pancreaticoduodenectomy." Zureikat AH, Postlewait LM, Liu Y, Gillespie TW, Weber SM, Abbott DE, Ahmad SA, Maithel SK, Hogg ME, Zenati M, Cho CS, Salem A, Xia B, Steve J, Nguyen TK, Keshava HB, Chalikonda S, Walsh RM, Talamonti MS, Stocker SJ, Bentrem DJ, Lumpkin S, Kim HJ, Zeh HJ 3rd, Kooby DA. Ann Surg. 2016 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"A complication analysis of 2 acellular dermal matrices in prosthetic-based breast reconstruction." Keifer OP Jr, Page EK, Hart A, Rudderman R, Carlson GW, Losken A. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2016 Jul 13;4(7):e800.

"One-year clinical outcomes with SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in high-risk and inoperable patients with severe aortic stenosis." Herrmann HC, Thourani VH, Kodali SK, Makkar RR, Szeto WY, Anwaruddin S, Desai N, Lim S, Malaisrie SC, Kereiakes DJ, Ramee S, Greason KL, Kapadia S, Babaliaros V, Hahn RT, Pibarot P, Weissman NJ, Leipsic J, Whisenant BK, Webb JG, Mack MJ, Leon MB; PARTNER Investigators. Circulation. 2016 Jul 12;134(2):130-40.

"A 15-year experience with gastric neuroendocrine tumors: Does type make a difference?" Postlewait LM, Baptiste GG, Ethun CG, Le N, Cardona K, Russell MC, Willingham FF, Kooby DA, Staley CA, Maithel SK. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Functionalized milk-protein-coated magnetic nanoparticles for MRI-monitored targeted therapy of pancreatic cancer." Huang J, Qian W, Wang L, Wu H, Zhou H, Wang AY, Chen H, Yang L, Mao H. Int J Nanomedicine. 2016 Jul 7;11:3087-99.

"Comparison of vascular access outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease attributed to systemic lupus erythematosus vs. other causes: A retrospective cohort study." Plantinga LC, Lim SS, Patzer RE, Pastan SO, Drenkard C. BMC Nephrol. 2016 Jul 7;17(1):64.

"Penetrating cardiac injures: A 36-year perspective at an urban, level I trauma center." Morse BC, Mina MJ, Carr JS, Jhunjhunwala R, Dente CJ, Zink JU, Nicholas JM, Wyrzykowski AD, Salomone JP, Vercruysse GA, Rozycki GS, Feliciano DV. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Jul 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Safety and outcomes in rereduction mammaplasty: Single institution experience and review of the literature." Ghareeb PA, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 Jul 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Mechanisms of intestinal barrier dysfunction in sepsis." Yoseph BP, Klingensmith NJ, Liang Z, Breed ER, Burd EM, Mittal R, Dominguez JA, Petrie B, Ford ML, Coopersmith CM. Shock. 2016 Jul;46(1):52-9.

"Is a diagnosis of sepsis sufficient to warrant stress ulcer prophylaxis?" Gallagher J, Killian AJ, Coopersmith CM. Crit Care Med. 2016 Jul;44(7):1450-1452.

"Discussion: SPY imaging use in postmastectomy breast reconstruction patients: Preventative or overly conservative ?" Losken A. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jul;138(1):22e-3e.

June

"Outcomes after surgical pulmonary embolectomy for acute pulmonary embolus: A multi-institutional study." Keeling WB, Sundt T, Leacche M, Okita Y, Binongo J, Lasajanak Y, Aklog L, Lattouf OM; SPEAR Working Group. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"Leukocyte-expressed expressed ß2-adrenergic receptors are essential for survival following acute myocardial injury." Grisanti LA, Gumpert AM, Traynham CJ, Gorsky JE, Repas AA, Gao E, Carter RL, Yu D, Calvert JW, Pun Garcia A, Ibanez B, Rabinowitz JE, Koch WJ, Tilley DG. Circulation. 2016 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"The David V valve-sparing root replacement provides improved survival compared with mechanical valve-conduits in the treatment of young patients with aortic root pathology." Esaki J, Leshnower BG, Binongo JN, Lasanajak Y, McPherson L, Halkos ME, Guyton RA, Chen EP. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 25. [Epub ahead of print]

"The impact of dominant ventricle morphology on palliation outcomes of single ventricle anomalies." Alsoufi B, Gillespie S, Kim D, Shashidharan S, Kanter K, Maher K, Kogon B. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: Preoperative factors that predict lymph node metastases to guide operative strategy." Postlewait LM, Ethun CG, Baptiste GG, Le N, McInnis MR, Cardona K, Russell MC, Sarmiento JM, Kooby DA, Staley CA, Maithel SK. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Effects of a breast milk diet on enteral feeding outcomes of neonates with gastrointestinal disorders." Shinnick JK, Wang E, Hulbert C, McCracken C, Sarson GY, Piazza A, Karpen H, Durham MM. Breastfeed Med. 2016 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Implementing the Prospective Surveillance Model (PSM) of rehabilitation for breast cancer patients with 1-year postoperative follow-up, a prospective, observational study." Lai L, Binkley J, Jones V, Kirkpatrick S, Furbish C, Stratford P, Thompson W, Sidhu A, Farley C, Okoli J, Beech D, Gabram S. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Pancreas transplantation in unconventional recipients." Lo DJ, Sayed BA, Turgeon NA. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2016 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print]

"The readmission event after vascular surgery: Causes and costs." Duwayri Y, Goss J, Knechtle W, Veeraswamy RK, Arya S, Rajani RR, Brewster LP, Dodson TF, Sweeney JF. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 Jun 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Evaluation of flow after transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with low-flow aortic stenosis: A secondary analysis of the PARTNER randomized clinical trial." Anjan VY, Herrmann HC, Pibarot P, Stewart WJ, Kapadia S, Tuzcu EM, Babaliaros V, Thourani VH, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Kodali S, Hahn RT, Williams M, Miller DC, Douglas PS, Leon MB. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 Jun 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"Attrition of memory CD8 T cells during sepsis requires LFA-1." Serbanescu MA, Ramonell KM, Hadley A, Margoles LM, Mittal R, Lyons JD, Liang Z, Coopersmith CM, Ford ML, McConnell KW. J Leukoc Biol. 2016 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print]

"The Vanishing Twin Syndrome: Two cases of extreme malformations associated with vanished twins." Shinnick JK, Khoshnam N, Archer SR, Quigley PC, Robinson M, Keene S, Santore MT, Hill SJ, Patel B, Shehata B. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2016 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Biomaterials for heart valve replacement: Conjectures and refutations." Padala M. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print]

"Preoperative frailty increases risk of non-home discharge after elective vascular surgery in home-dwelling patients." Arya S, Long C, Brahmbhatt R, Shafii S, Brewster L, Veeraswamy R, Johnson TM 2nd, Johanning J. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print]

"The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2016 Update on Research." Badhwar V, Rankin JS, Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Habib RH, D'Agostino RS, Thourani VH, Suri RM, Prager RL, Edwards FH. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print]

"IGF-1 degradation by mouse mast cell protease 4 promotes cell death and adverse cardiac remodeling days after a myocardial infarction." Tejada T, Tan L, Torres RA, Calvert JW, Lambert JP, Zaidi M, Husain M, Berce MD, Naib H, Pejler G, Abrink M, Graham RM, Lefer DJ, Naqvi N, Husain A. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Is there a limit to how far we should push the envelope in pediatric cardiac surgery?" Alsoufi B. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

May

"The influence of infectious complications in gastroschisis on costs and length of stay." Uribe-Leitz M, McCracken CE, Heiss KF, Wulkan ML, Raval MV. Am J Perinatol. 2016 May 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"Predictors of major morbidity or mortality after resection for esophageal cancer: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database risk adjustment model." Raymond DP, Seder CW, Wright CD, Magee MJ, Kosinski AS, Cassivi SD, Grogan EL, Blackmon SH, Allen MS, Park BJ, Burfeind WR, Chang AC, DeCamp MM, Wormuth DW, Fernandez FG, Kozower BD. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Transcatheter mitral valve repair therapies: Evolution, status and challenges." Espiritu D, Onohara D, Kalra K, Sarin EL, Padala M. Ann Biomed Eng. 2016 May 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Efficacy and safety outcomes of extended-criteria donor kidneys by subtype: Subgroup analysis of BENEFIT-EXT at 7-years posttransplant." Florman S, Becker T, Bresnahan B, Chevaile-Ramos A, Carvalho D, Grannas G, Muehlbacher F, O'Connell PJ, Meier-Kriesche U, Larsen CP. Am J Transplant. 2016 May 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"The Society of Thoracic Surgeons lung cancer resection risk model: Higher quality data and superior outcomes." Fernandez FG, Kosinski AS, Burfeind W, Park B, DeCamp MM, Seder C, Marshall B, Magee MJ, Wright CD, Kozower BD. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"Does a higher Society of Thoracic Surgeons score predict outcomes in transfemoral and alternative access transcatheter aortic valve replacement?" Jensen HA, Thourani VH, Forcillo J, Condado JF, Binongo JN, Babaliaros V, Lasanajak Y, Leshnower B, Devireddy C, Guyton R, Mavromatis K, Block P, Simone A, Keegan P, Stewart J, Tsai LL, Rajaei MH, Lerakis S, Sarin EL. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Time is money: Hospital costs associated with video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomies." Khullar OV, Fernandez FG, Perez S, Knechtle W, Pickens A, Sancheti MS, Force SD. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Symptomatic presentation as a predictor of recurrence in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: A single institution experience over 15 years." Baptiste GG, Postlewait LM, Ethun CG, Le N, McInnis MR, Russell MC, Winer JH, Kooby DA, Staley CA, Maithel SK, Cardona K. J Surg Oncol. 2016 May 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"The weekend effect alters the procurement and discard rates of deceased donor kidneys in the United States." Mohan S, Foley K, Chiles MC, Dube GK, Patzer RE, Pastan SO, Crew RJ, Cohen DJ, Ratner LE. Kidney Int. 2016 May 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"Juvenile arthritis: Current concepts in terminology, etiopathogenesis, diagnosis, and management." Abramowicz S, Kim S, Prahalad S, Chouinard AF, Kaban LB. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Treatment allocation in patients with early-stage esophageal adenocarcinoma: Prevalence and predictors of lymph node involvement." Gamboa AM, Kim S, Force SD, Staley CA, Woods KE, Kooby DA, Maithel SK, Luke JA, Shaffer KM, Dacha S, Saba NF, Keilin SA, Cai Q, El-Rayes BF, Chen Z, Willingham FF. Cancer. 2016 May 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"Perihilar cholangiocarcinoma: Number of nodes examined and optimal lymph node prognostic scheme." Bagante F, Tran T, Spolverato G, Ruzzenente A, Buttner S, Ethun CG, Groot Koerkamp B, Conci S, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Krasnick B, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins C, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Vitiello G, IJzermans JN, Maithel SK, Poultsides G, Guglielmi A, Pawlik TM. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 May;222(5):750-759.

"T cell cosignaling molecules in transplantation." Ford ML. Immunity. 2016 May 17;44(5):1020-33.

"Perception is reality: Quality metrics in pancreas surgery – A Central Pancreas Consortium (CPC) analysis of 1399 patients." Abbott DE, Martin G, Kooby DA, Merchant NB, Squires MH, Maithel SK, Weber SM, Winslow ER, Cho CS, Bentrem DJ, Kim HJ, Scoggins CR, Martin RC, Parikh AA, Hawkins WG, Ahmad SA. HPB (Oxford). 2016 May;18(5):462-9.

"EBM hub challenge." Eaves FF 3rd, Thoma A. Aesthet Surg J. 2016 May;36(5):624-5.

April

"Variation in warfarin use at hospital discharge after isolated bioprosthetic mitral valve replacement: An analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database." Schwann TA, Habib RH, Suri RM, Brennan JM, He X, Thourani VH, Engoren M, Ailawadi G, Englum BR, Bonnell MR, Gammie JS. Chest. 2016 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Longitudinal follow-up of lung cancer resection from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database in patients 65 years and older." Fernandez FG, Furnary AP, Kosinski AS, Onaitis MW, Kim S, Boffa D, Cowper P, Jacobs JP, Wright CD, Putnam JB Jr. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Assessing trends in palliative surgery for extrahepatic biliary malignancies: A 15-year multicenter study." Buettner S, Wilson A, Margonis GA, Gani F, Ethun CG, Poultsides GA, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Krasnick B, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"DJ-1 protects the heart against ischemia-reperfusion injury by regulating mitochondrial fission." Shimizu Y, Lambert JP, Nicholson CK, Kim JJ, Wolfson DW, Cho HC, Husain A, Naqvi N, Chin LS, Li L, Calvert JW. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2016 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print]

"Possible subclinical leaflet thrombosis in bioprosthetic aortic valves." Kodali SK, Thourani VH, Kirtane AJ. N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 21;374(16):1590-1592.

"Women undergoing aortic surgery are at higher risk for unplanned readmissions compared with men especially when discharged home." Flink BJ, Long CA, Duwayri Y, Brewster LP, Veeraswamy R, Gallagher K, Arya S. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Apr 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"Congenital cyst of the pancreas: A case report and review of literature." Warnock WT, Khoshnam N, Bird KM, Schaffer LR, Lou LH, Hawkins CM, Santore MT, Hill S, Gill AE, Hoseinzadeh P, Shehata BM. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2016 Apr 18:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]

"Learning curves for transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the PARTNER-I trial: Technical performance, success, and safety." Suri RM, Minha S, Alli O, Waksman R, Rihal CS, Satler LP, Greason KL, Torguson R, Pichard AD, Mack M, Svensson LG, Rajeswaran J, Lowry AM, Ehrlinger J, Mick SL, Tuzcu EM, Thourani VH, Makkar R, Holmes D, Leon MB, Blackstone EH. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print]

"Pathophysiology of septic shock: From bench to bedside." McConnell KW, Coopersmith CM. Presse Med. 2016 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print]

"Current opinion on the oncoplastic approach in the USA." Losken A, Kapadia S, Egro FM, Baecher KM, Styblo TM, Carlson GW. Breast J. 2016 Apr 9. [Epub ahead of print]

"Commentary on: Brachioplasty by power-assisted liposuction and fat transfer: A novel approach that obviates skin excision." Eaves FF 3rd. Aesthet Surg J. 2016 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print]

"Reviewing hybrid coronary revascularization: Challenges, controversies and opportunities." Kayatta MO, Halkos ME. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2016 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print]

"Transcatheter mitral valve therapy: The event horizon." Badhwar V, Thourani VH, Ailawadi G, Mack M. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print]

"Defining when to offer operative treatment for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: A regret-based decision curves analysis." Bagante F, Spolverato G, Cucchetti A, Gani F, Popescu I, Ruzzenente A, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Gamblin TC, Maithel SK, Sandroussi C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Marsh JW, Guglielmi A, Pawlik TM. Surgery. 2016 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print]

"Development and validation of a risk prediction model for in-hospital mortality after transcatheter aortic valve replacement." Edwards FH, Cohen DJ, O'Brien SM, Peterson ED, Mack MJ, Shahian DM, Grover FL, Tuzcu EM, Thourani VH, Carroll J, Brennan JM, Brindis RG, Rumsfeld J, Holmes DR Jr; Steering Committee of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 Apr 1;1(1):46-52.

"Transcatheter aortic valve replacement versus surgical valve replacement in intermediate-risk patients: A propensity score analysis." Thourani VH, Kodali S, Makkar RR, Herrmann HC, Williams M, Babaliaros V, Smalling R, Lim S, Malaisrie SC, Kapadia S, Szeto WY, Greason KL, Kereiakes D, Ailawadi G, Whisenant BK, Devireddy C, Leipsic J, Hahn RT, Pibarot P, Weissman NJ, Jaber WA, Cohen DJ, Suri R, Tuzcu EM, Svensson LG, Webb JG, Moses JW, Mack MJ, Miller DC, Smith CR, Alu MC, Parvataneni R, D'Agostino RB Jr, Leon MB. Lancet. 2016 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print]

"Interventional stem cell therapy." Prologo JD, Hawkins M, Gilliland C, Chinnadurai R, Harkey P, Chadid T, Lee Z, Brewster L. Clin Radiol. 2016 Apr;71(4):307-11.

"Determination of resectability." Ethun CG, Maithel SK. Surg Clin North Am. 2016 Apr;96(2):163-81.

"The gut as the motor of multiple organ dysfunction in critical illness." Klingensmith NJ, Coopersmith CM. Crit Care Clin. 2016 Apr;32(2):203-12.

"The effect of noncardiac and genetic abnormalities on outcomes following neonatal congenital heart surgery." Alsoufi B, Gillespie S, Mahle WT, Deshpande S, Kogon B, Maher K, Kanter K. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Spring;28(1):105-14.

"Biventricular repair with a Ross Procedure after a Norwood Procedure: A big operation for a big problem." Kanter KR. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Spring;28(1):90-1.

March

"Early clinical and echocardiographic outcomes after SAPIEN 3 transcatheter aortic valve replacement in inoperable, high-risk and intermediate-risk patients with aortic stenosis." Kodali S, Thourani VH, White J, Malaisrie SC, Lim S, Greason KL, Williams M, Guerrero M, Eisenhauer AC, Kapadia S, Kereiakes DJ, Herrmann HC, Babaliaros V, Szeto WY, Hahn RT, Pibarot P, Weissman NJ, Leipsic J, Blanke P, Whisenant BK, Suri RM, Makkar RR, Ayele GM, Svensson LG, Webb JG, Mack MJ, Smith CR, Leon MB. Eur Heart J. 2016 Mar 31. [Epub ahead of print]

"Magnetic resonance imaging of temporomandibular joints of children." Moe J, Desai N, Kang J, Abramowicz S. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Murine lung cancer increases CD4+ T cell apoptosis and decreases gut proliferative capacity in sepsis." Lyons JD, Mittal R, Fay KT, Chen CW, Liang Z, Margoles LM, Burd EM, Farris AB, Ford ML, Coopersmith CM. PLoS One. 2016 Mar 28;11(3):e0149069.

"Variation in pulmonary resection practices between the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Databases." Seder CW, Salati M, Kozower BD, Wright CD, Falcoz PE, Brunelli A, Fernandez FG. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar 25. [Epub ahead of print]

"A multi-institutional analysis of duodenal neuroendocrine tumors: Tumor biology rather than extent of resection dictates prognosis." Margonis GA, Samaha M, Kim Y, Postlewait LM, Kunz P, Maithel S, Tran T, Berger N, Gamblin TC, Mullen MG, Bauer TW, Pawlik TM. J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Mar 23. [Epub ahead of print]

"Frailty and one-year mortality in major intra-abdominal operations." Li JL, Henderson MA, Revenig LM, Sweeney JF, Kooby DA, Maithel SK, Master VA, Ogan K. J Surg Res. 2016 Mar 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Proceedings of the AST heart allocation meeting at the American Transplant Congress, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 4, 2015." Kobashigawa J, Teuteberg J, Colvin M, Edwards L, Daun T, Luu M, Patel J, Vega JD, Meyer D; forum participants. Clin Transplant. 2016 Mar 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Interaction of postoperative morbidity and receipt of adjuvant therapy on long-term survival after resection for gastric adenocarcinoma: Results From the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative." Jin LX, Sanford DE, Squires MH 3rd, Moses LE, Yan Y, Poultsides GA, Votanopoulos KI, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Pawlik TM, Hawkins WG, Linehan DC, Schmidt C, Worhunsky DJ, Acher AW, Cardona K, Cho CS, Kooby DA, Levine EA, Winslow E, Saunders N, Spolverato G, Colditz GA, Maithel SK, Fields RC. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Mar 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Initial experience with commercial transcatheter mitral valve repair in the United States." Sorajja P, Mack M, Vemulapalli S, Holmes DR Jr, Stebbins A, Kar S, Lim DS, Thourani V, McCarthy P, Kapadia S, Grayburn P, Pedersen WA, Ailawadi G. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Mar 15;67(10):1129-40.

"Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: Time for a randomized controlled trial? Results of an all-inclusive national observational study." de Rooij T, van Hilst J, Busch OR, Dijkgraaf MG, Kooby DA, Abu Hilal M, Besselink MG. Ann Surg. 2016 Mar 11. [Epub ahead of print]

"Presentation and management of pulmonary sequestration with total visceral inflow and outflow." Sudduth CL, Hill SJ, Raval MV. Pediatr Surg Int. 2016 Mar 11. [Epub ahead of print]

"Impact of a sequential intervention on albumin utilization in critical care." Lyu PF, Hockenberry JM, Gaydos LM, Howard DH, Buchman TG, Murphy DJ. Crit Care Med. 2016 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print]

"Long-term follow-up of kidney transplant recipients in the Spare-the-Nephron-Trial." Weir MR, Pearson TC, Patel A, Peddi VR, Kalil R, Scandling J, Chan L, Baliga P, Melton L, Mulgaonkar S, Waid T, Schaefer H, Youssef N, Anandagoda L, McCollum D, Lawson S, Gordon R. Transplantation. 2016 Mar 4. [Epub ahead of print]

"A novel platelet lysate hydrogel for endothelial cell and mesenchymal stem cell-directed neovascularization." Robinson ST, Douglas AM, Chadid T, Kuo K, Rajabalan A, Li H, Copland IB, Barker TH, Galipeau J, Brewster LP. Acta Biomater. 2016 Mar 4. [Epub ahead of print]

"Negative surgical margins: Main course or just icing on the cake?" Kooby DA, Maithel SK. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Mar;113(3):247.

February

"The microbiome in critical illness: Firm conclusions or bact to square one?" Lyons JD, Ford ML, Coopersmith CM. Dig Dis Sci. 2016 Feb 29. [Epub ahead of print]

"First update of the International Xenotransplantation Association consensus statement on conditions for undertaking clinical trials of porcine islet products in type 1 diabetes-Chapter 4: Pre-clinical efficacy and complication data required to justify a clinical trial." Cooper DK, Bottino R, Gianello P, Graham M, Hawthorne WJ, Kirk AD, Korsgren O, Park CG, Weber C. Xenotransplantation. 2016 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print]

"Congenital cardiac surgery fellowship training: A status update." Kogon B, Karamlou T, Baumgartner W, Merrill W, Backer C. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Expansion and angiogenic potential of mesenchymal stem cells from patients with critical limb ischemia." Brewster L, Robinson S, Wang R, Griffiths S, Li H, Peister A, Copland I, McDevitt T. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"The Third International Consensus definitions for sepsis and septic shock (Sepsis-3)." Singer M, Deutschman CS, Seymour CW, Shankar-Hari M, Annane D, Bauer M, Bellomo R, Bernard GR, Chiche JD, Coopersmith CM, Hotchkiss RS, Levy MM, Marshall JC, Martin GS, Opal SM, Rubenfeld GD, van der Poll T, Vincent JL, Angus DC. JAMA. 2016 Feb 23;315(8):801-10.

"Factors affecting death and progression towards next stage following modified Blalock-Taussig shunt in neonates." Alsoufi B, Gillespie S, Mori M, Clabby M, Kanter K, Kogon B. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print]

"Cardiac surgery is evolving, but far from dead." Forcillo J, Sarin EL, Thourani VH. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"High risk of prosthetic valve endocarditis and death after valve replacement operations in dialysis patients." Farrington DK, Kilgo PD, Thourani VH, Jacob JT, Steinberg JP. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb 9.

"Injury to the conduction system: Management of life-threatening arrhythmias after penetrating cardiac trauma." Jhunjhunwala R, Dente CJ, Keeling WB, Prest PJ, Dougherty SD, Gelbard RB, Long WB, Nicholas JM, Morse BC. Am J Surg. 2016 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print]

"What is the price of altruism?" Formica RN Jr, Newell KA. Am J Transplant. 2016 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print]

"Racial/ethnic differences in the association between hospitalization and kidney transplantation among waitlisted end-stage renal disease patients." Newman KL, Fedewa SA, Jacobson MH, Adams AB, Zhang R, Pastan SO, Patzer RE. Transplantation. 2016 Feb 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"Contemporary management of borderline resectable and locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer." Shaib WL, Ip A, Cardona K, Alese OB, Maithel SK, Kooby D, Landry J, El-Rayes BF. Oncologist. 2016 Feb 1. [Epub ahead of print]

"Practice gaps in the care of mitral valve regurgitation: Insights from the American College of Cardiology mitral regurgitation gap analysis and advisory panel." Wang A, Grayburn P, Foster JA, McCulloch ML, Badhwar V, Gammie JS, Costa SP, Benitez RM, Rinaldi MJ, Thourani VH, Martin RP. Am Heart J. 2016 Feb;172:70-9.

January

"Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is spread to the peripancreatic soft tissue in the majority of resected cases, rendering the ajcc t-stage protocol (7th edition) inapplicable and insignificant: a size-based staging system (pT1: ≤2, pT2: >2-≤4, pT3: >4 cm) is more valid and clinically relevant." Saka B, Balci S, Basturk O, Bagci P, Postlewait LM, Maithel S, Knight J, El-Rayes B, Kooby D, Sarmiento J, Muraki T, Oliva I, Bandyopadhyay S, Akkas G, Goodman M, Reid MD, Krasinskas A, Everett R, Adsay V. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print]

"Belatacept and long-term outcomes in kidney transplantation." Vincenti F, Rostaing L, Grinyo J, Rice K, Steinberg S, Gaite L, Moal MC, Mondragon-Ramirez GA, Kothari J, Polinsky MS, Meier-Kriesche HU, Munier S, Larsen CP. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jan 28;374(4):333-43.

"Late primary transplantation in complex congenital heart disease." Deshpande SR, Shehata BM, Sallee D, Kogon BE, Mahle WT. Pediatr Transplant. 2016 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print]

"The effect of BMI on outcomes following complex abdominal wall reconstructions." Desai KA, Razavi SA, Hart AM, Thompson PW, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print]

"Commentary: Pedicled perforator-based breast reconstruction to correct breast conservation therapy deformities of the persistent adverse effects of radiation therapy." Egro FM, Losken A. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print]

"Kidney transplant referral practices in Southeastern dialysis units." Browne T, Patzer RE, Gander J, Amamoo MA, Krisher J, Sauls L, Pastan S. Clin Transplant. 2016 Jan 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"The Society of Thoracic Surgeons composite score for rating program performance for lobectomy for lung cancer." Kozower BD, O'Brien SM, Kosinski AS, Magee MJ, Dokholyan R, Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Wright CD, Fernandez FG. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Stage-specific prognostic effect of race in patients with resectable gastric adenocarcinoma: An 8-institution study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative." Wang A, Squires MH 3rd, Melis M, Poultsides GA, Norton JA, Jin LX, Fields RC, Spolverato G, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos KI, Levine EA, Schmidt C, Bloomston M, Cho CS, Weber S, Berman R, Pachter HL, Newman E, Staley CA, Maithel SK, Hatzaras I. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print]

"Slowing down of recovery as generic risk marker for acute severity transitions in chronic diseases." Olde Rikkert MG, Dakos V, Buchman TG, de Boer R, Glass L, Cramer AO, Levin S, van Nes E, Sugihara G, Ferrari MD, Tolner EA, van de Leemput I, Lagro J, Melis R, Scheffer M. Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Transcatheter versus surgical closure of atrial septal defects in children: A value comparison." Ooi YK, Kelleman M, Ehrlich A, Glanville M, Porter A, Kim D, Kogon B, Oster ME. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Jan 11;9(1):79-86.

"The necessity of sociodemographic status adjustment in hospital value rankings for perforated appendicitis in children." Tian Y, Sweeney JF, Wulkan ML, Heiss KF, Raval MV. Surgery. 2016 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]

"Indications for intubation and early tracheostomy in patients with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis." Williams R, Hodge J, Ingram W. Am J Surg. 2016 Jan 5.

"Rapid development and implementation of an ECMO program." Moll V, Teo EY, Grenda DS, Powell CD, Connor MJ Jr, Gartland BT, Zellinger MJ, Bray HB, Paciullo CA, Kalin CM, Wheeler JM, Nguyen DQ, Blum JM. ASAIO J. 2016 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print]

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