Faculty Publications

Department of Surgery faculty publish regularly in the peer reviewed literature and various high impact journals, and their timely and incisive studies are often cited by their peers and the media.

Recent publications with abstracts

"The microbiome and nutrition in critical illness." Oami T, Chihade DB, Coopersmith CM. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2019 Apr;25(2):145-149.

"Kinetics of antibody response to influenza vaccination in renal transplant recipients." Gangappa S, Wrammert J, Wang D, Li ZN, Liepkalns JS, Cao W, Chen J, Levine MZ, Stevens J, Sambhara S, Begley B, Mehta A, Pearson TC, Ahmed R, Larsen CP. Transpl Immunol. 2019 Apr;53:51-60.

"The addition of aortic root procedures during elective arch surgery does not confer added morbidity nor mortality." Keeling B, Tian D, Jakob H, Shrestha M, Fujikawa T, Corvera JS, Di Eusanio M, Leshnower B, Chen EP; ARCH Investigators. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Ventral hernia repair outcomes predicted by a 5-item modified frailty index using NSQIP variables." Balla FM, Yheulon CG, Stetler JL, Patel AD, Lin E, Davis SS. Hernia. 2019 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Management of intussusception in patients with melanoma." Perez MC, Sun J, Farley C, Han D, Sun AH, Narayan D, Lowe M, Delman KA, Messina JL, Gonzalez RJ, Sondak VK, Khushalani NI, Zager JS. J Surg Oncol. 2019 Feb 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"Caution: Increased acute kidney injury in Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Protocols." Koerner CP, Lopez-Aguiar AG, Zaidi M, Speegle S, Balch G, Shaffer VO, Staley CA, Srinivasan J, Maithel SK, Sullivan PS. Am Surg. 2019 Feb 1;85(2):156-161.

"Outcomes and durability of endovascular aneurysm repair in octogenarians." Lagergren E, Chihade D, Zhan H, Perez S, Brewster L, Arya S, Jordan WD Jr, Duwayri Y. Ann Vasc Surg. 2019 Jan;54:33-39.

"Robotic-assisted surgery for complicated and non-complicated diverticulitis: a single-surgeon case series." Xia J, Paul Olson TJ, Rosen SA. J Robot Surg. 2019 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print]