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 the press and their peers.

Recent publications with abstracts

"Poor glycemic control is a strong predictor of postoperative morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing vascular surgery." Long CA, Fang ZB, Hu FY, Arya S, Brewster LP, Duggan E, Duwayri Y. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Nov 17. pii: S0741-5214(18)31800-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.06.212. [Epub ahead of print]

"Deep hypothermia + retrograde cerebral perfusion vs. moderate hypothermia + antegrade cerebral perfusion for arch surgery." Leshnower BG, Rangaraju S, Allen JW, Stringer AY, Gleason TG, Chen EP. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)31656-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.10.008. [Epub ahead of print]

"Valve sparing root replacement provides excellent mid-term outcomes for bicuspid valve aortopathy." Kayatta MO, Leshnower BG, McPherson L, Binongo JN, Lasanajak Y, Chen EP. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(18)31354-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.08.011. [Epub ahead of print]

"A novel, simplified, externally validated staging system for truncal/extremity soft tissue sarcomas: An analysis of the US Sarcoma Collaborative Database." Johnson AC, Ethun CG, Liu Y, Poultsides G, Howard JH, Bedi M, Charlson J, Tseng J, Roggin KK, Votanopoulos K, Cullinan D, Fields RC, Maithel SK, Cardona K; and other members of the US Sarcoma Collaborative. J Surg Oncol. 2018 Sep 27. doi: 10.1002/jso.25239. [Epub ahead of print]

"The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2018 Update on Research." Jacobs ML, Jacobs JP, Hill KD, O'Brien SM, Pasquali SK, Vener D, Kumar SR, Chiswell K, Habib RH, Shahian DM, Fernandez FG. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep;106(3):654-663. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.06.032.

"Studying a rare disease using multi-institutional research collaborations vs big data: Where lies the truth?" Johnson AC, Ethun CG, Liu Y, Lopez-Aguiar AG, Tran TB, Poultsides G, Grignol V, Howard JH, Bedi M, Gamblin TC, Tseng J, Roggin KK, Chouliaras K, Votanopoulos K, Cullinan D, Fields RC, Delman KA, Wood WC, Cardona K, Maithel SK. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Sep;227(3):357-366.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.05.009.