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

"Perioperative anxiety and depression in patients undergoing abdominal surgery for benign or malignant disease." Williams H, Jajja MR, Baer W, Balch GC, Maithel SK, Patel AD, Patel D, Patel SG, Stetler JL, Winer JH, Gillespie TW, Kooby DA. J Surg Oncol. 2019 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Geographic inequity in transplant access." Lynch RJ, Patzer RE. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2019 Jun;24(3):337-342.

"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 Jun;119(7):897-902.

"Standardization of operative technique in minimally invasive right hepatectomy: Improving cost-value relationship through value stream mapping in hepatobiliary surgery." Jajja MR, Maxwell D, Hashmi SS, Meltzer RS, Lin E, Sweeney JF, Sarmiento JM. HPB (Oxford). 2019 May;21(5):566-573.

"Recent history of serious fall injuries and posttransplant outcomes among us kidney transplant recipients." Lynch RJ, Patzer RE, Pastan SO, Bowling CB, Plantinga LC. Transplantation. 2019 May;103(5):1043-1050.

"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]