Resident Publications

Does timing of neonatal inguinal hernia repair affect outcomes?

Sulkowski JP; Cooper JN; Duggan EM; Balci O; Anandalwar SP; Blakely ML; Heiss K; Rangel S; Minneci PC; Deans KJ

J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jan;50(1):171-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.10.035. Epub 2014 Dec 5.


Adjuvant neurotrophic factors in peripheral nerve repair with chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan-reduced acellular nerve allografts.

Boyer RB, Sexton KW, Rodriguez-Feo CL, Nookala R, Pollins AC, Cardwell NL, Tisdale KY, Nanney LB, Shack RB, Thayer WP.

J Surg Res. 2015 Feb;193(2):969-77. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2014.09.023. Epub 2014 Sep 28.


Surgical Mentorship From Mentee to Mentor---Lessons From the Life of Alfred Blalock, MD 

Clark D. Kensinger, MD1; Walter H. Merrill, MD1; Sunil K. Geevarghese, MD, MSCI1  

JAMA Surg. Published online December 17, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.2068


Brilliant Blue FCF as an Alternative Dye for Saphenous Vein Graft Marking: Effect on Conduit Function.

Voskresensky IV, Wise ES, Hocking KM, Li FD, Osgood MJ, Komalavilas P, Brophy C, Cheung-Flynn J.

JAMA Surg. 2014 Sep 24. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2014.2029. [Epub ahead of print]



Accuracy of FDG-PET to diagnose lung cancer in areas with infectious lung disease: a meta-analysis.

Deppen SA, Blume JD, Kensinger CD, Morgan AM, Aldrich MC, Massion PP, Walker RC, McPheeters ML, Putnam JB Jr, Grogan EL. JAMA. 2014 Sep 24;312(12):1227-36. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.11488. PMID:25247519


Entrustment of general surgery residents in the operating room: factors contributing to provision of resident autonomy.

Teman NR, Gauger PG, Mullan PB, Tarpley JL, Minter RM.

J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Oct;219(4):778-87. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2014.04.019. Epub 2014 Jun 6.



Pleural effusion following blunt splenic injury in the pediatric trauma population.

Kulaylat AN, Engbrecht BW, Pinzon-Guzman CAlbaugh VL, Rzucidlo SE, Schubart JR, Cilley RE.

J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Sep;49(9):1378-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.01.002. Epub 2014 Jan 28.



Label-free Intraoperative Parathyroid Localization with Near-Infrared Autofluorescence Imaging.

McWade MA, Paras C, White LM, Phay JE, Solórzano CC, Broome JT, Mahadevan-Jansen A.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Aug 22:jc20142503. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 25148235


Influence of adrenal pathology on perioperative outcomes: a multi-institutional analysis.

Kiernan CMShinall MC Jr, Mendez W, Peters MF, Broome JT, Solorzano CC.

Am J Surg. 2014 Oct;208(4):619-625. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2014.06.002. Epub 2014 Jul 25. Review.



Value of intraoperative neck margin analysis during whipple for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a multicenter analysis of 1399 patients.

Kooby DA, Lad NL, Squires MH 3rd, Maithel SK, Sarmiento JM, Staley CA, Adsay NV, El-Rayes BF, Weber SM, Winslow ER, Cho CS, Zavala KA, Bentrem DJ, Knab M, Ahmad SA, Abbott DE, Sutton JM, Kim HJ, Yeh JJ, Aufforth R, Scoggins CR, Martin RC, Parikh AA, Robinson J, Hashim YM, Fields RC, Hawkins WG, Merchant NB.

Ann Surg. 2014 Sep;260(3):494-501; discussion 501-3. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000890.



Is NSQIP Pediatric review representative of total institutional experience for children undergoing appendectomy?

Duggan EM, Gates DW, Slayton JM, Blakely ML.

J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Aug;49(8):1292-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.10.007. Epub 2013 Oct 17.



Increased minimum vein diameter on preoperative mapping with duplex ultrasound is associated with arteriovenous fistula maturation and secondary patency.

Dageforde LA, Harms KA, Feurer ID, Shaffer D.

J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jul 24. pii: S0741-5214(14)01220-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2014.06.092. [Epub ahead of print]



The importance of surgeon-reviewed computed tomography for incisional hernia detection: a prospective study.

Baucom RB, Beck WC, Holzman MD, Sharp KW, Nealon WH, Poulose BK.

Am Surg. 2014 Jul;80(7):720-2.




Cryoamputation as a temporizing measure in severe burn injury.

Pennington JD, Wall AE, Schlesinger JJ, Higdon KK, Weavind L. J Burn Care Res. 2014 Jul-Aug;35(4):e273-5. doi: 10.1097/BCR.0000000000000063.



The 50 most influential original articles in vascular surgery during the last 25 years.

Stegall FCorey M, Dattilo J.

J Vasc Surg. 2014 Sep;60(3):786-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2014.05.010. Epub 2014 Jun 26.



Religiously affiliated intensive care unit patients receive more aggressive end-of-life care.

Shinall MC Jr, Ehrenfeld JM, Guillamondegui OD.

J Surg Res. 2014 Aug;190(2):623-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2014.05.074. Epub 2014 Jun 2.



Predictors of Hemodynamic Instability During Surgery for Pheochromocytoma.

Kiernan CM, Du L, Chen X, Broome JT, Shi C, Peters MF, Solorzano CC.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]



Trends in the use of evidence-based therapy for resectable gastric cancer.

Snyder RA, Penson DF, Ni S, Koyama T, Merchant NB.

J Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep;110(3):285-90. doi: 10.1002/jso.23635. Epub 2014 May 30.



Comparative Evaluation of Dynamic Abdominal Sonography for Hernia and Computed Tomography for Characterization of Incisional Hernia.

Baucom RBBeck WC, Phillips SE, Holzman MD, Sharp KW, Nealon WH, Poulose BK.

JAMA Surg. 2014 May 28. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2014.36. [Epub ahead of print]



Should age be a basis for rationing health care?

Morreim H1, Antiel RM2, Zacharias DG3, Hall DE4

2014 May 1;16(5):339-47. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2014.16.05.ecas2-1405.


The effect of health insurance status on the treatment and outcomes of patients with colorectal cancer.

Parikh AA, Robinson JZaydfudim VM, Penson D, Whiteside MA.

J Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep;110(3):227-32. doi: 10.1002/jso.23627. Epub 2014 May 9.



The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology: A Single-Center Experience over 5 Years.

Kiernan CM,  Broome JT, Solórzano CC.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Oct;21(11):3522-7. doi: 10.1245/s10434-014-3743-1. Epub 2014 May 6.



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Does intentional support of degree programs in general surgery residency affect research productivity or pursuit of academic surgery?

Smith Joshua JPatel RK, Chen X, Tarpley MJ, Terhune KP.

J Surg Educ. 2014 Jul-Aug;71(4):486-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2014.01.018. Epub 2014 May 1.



Ethics in global surgery.

Wall AE.  World J Surg. 2014 Jul;38(7):1574-80. doi: 10.1007/s00268-014-2600-5.PMID:24789014


Targeting aurora kinase A inhibits hypoxia-mediated neuroblastoma cell tumorigenesis.

Romain CV, Paul P, Lee S, Qiao J, Chung DH.

Anticancer Res. 2014 May;34(5):2269-74.



Patient safety in the era of the 80-hour workweek.

Shelton J, Kummerow K, Phillips S, Arbogast PG, Griffin M, Holzman MD, Nealon W, Poulose BK. J Surg Educ. 2014 Jul-Aug;71(4):551-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2013.12.011. Epub 2014 Apr 19.



Reply to Domínguez-Rosado et al.

Landman M, Feurer I, Moore DE, Zaydfudim V, Pinson CW.

HPB (Oxford). 2014 May;16(5):501. doi: 10.1111/hpb.12172. No abstract available.



Pressure control during preparation of saphenous veins.

Li FD, Eagle S, Brophy C, Hocking KM, Osgood M, Komalavilas P, Cheung-Flynn J.

JAMA Surg. 2014 Jul;149(7):655-62. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5067.



Stress hyperglycemia and surgical site infection in stable nondiabetic adults with orthopedic injuries.

Richards JE, Hutchinson J, Mukherjee K, Jahangir AA, Mir HR, Evans JM, Perdue AM, Obremskey WT, Sethi MK, May AK. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Apr;76(4):1070-5. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000177.



Race disparities in peptide profiles of North American and Kenyan Wilms tumor specimens.

Libes JM, Seeley EH, Li M, Axt JR, Pierce J, Correa H, Newton M, Hansen E, Judd A, McDonald H, Caprioli RM, Naranjo A, Huff V, O'Neill JA Jr, Lovvorn HN 3rd; Kenyan Wilms Tumor Consortium.

J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Apr;218(4):707-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.12.044. Epub 2014 Jan 24.



Early life establishment of site-specific microbial communities in the gut.

Romano-Keeler J, Moore DJ, Wang C, Brucker RM, Fonnesbeck C, Slaughter JC, Li H, Curran DP, Meng S, Correa H, Lovvorn HN 3rd, Tang YW, Bordenstein S, George AL Jr, Weitkamp JH.

Gut Microbes. 2014 Mar-Apr;5(2):192-201. doi: 10.4161/gmic.28442. Epub 2014 Mar 5.



Achievement in surgical residency: are objective measures of performance associated with awards received in final years of training?

Mainthia R, Tarpley MJ, Davidson M, Tarpley JL.

J Surg Educ. 2014 Mar-Apr;71(2):176-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2013.07.012. Epub 2013 Sep 14.



Defining intraoperative hypothermia in ventral hernia repair.

Baucom RB, Phillips SE, Ehrenfeld JM, Holzman MD, Nealon WH, Sharp KW, Kaiser JL, Poulose BK.

J Surg Res. 2014 Jul;190(1):385-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2014.01.059. Epub 2014 Feb 4.



Disciplined practice and improving clinical and pathologic staging for non-small cell lung cancer.

Putnam JB Jr.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar;97(3):744-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.12.040. No abstract available.



Accuracy of fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography within the clinical practice of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z4031 trial to diagnose clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer.

Grogan EL, Deppen SA, Ballman KV, Andrade GM, Verdial FC, Aldrich MC, Chen CL, Decker PA, Harpole DH, Cerfolio RJ, Keenan RJ, Jones DR, D'Amico TA, Shrager JB, Meyers BF, Putnam JB Jr.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr;97(4):1142-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.12.043. Epub 2014 Feb 25.



Health literacy of living kidney donors and kidney transplant recipients.

Dageforde LA, Petersen AW, Feurer ID, Cavanaugh KL, Harms KA, Ehrenfeld JM, Moore DE.

Transplantation. 2014 Jul 15;98(1):88-93. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000027.



Associations between dietary fiber and colorectal polyp risk differ by polyp type and smoking status.

Fu Z, Shrubsole MJ, Smalley WE, Ness RM, Zheng W.

J Nutr. 2014 May;144(5):592-8. doi: 10.3945/jn.113.183319. Epub 2014 Feb 26.



Prospective evaluation of surgeon physical examination for detection of incisional hernias.

Baucom RBBeck WC, Holzman MD, Sharp KW, Nealon WH, Poulose BK.

J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Mar;218(3):363-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.12.007. Epub 2013 Dec 12.



Laparoscopic versus open peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion cost analysis.

Davis WT, Dageforde LA, Moore DE.

J Surg Res. 2014 Mar;187(1):182-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.09.041. Epub 2013 Oct 2.



Coronary sinus and atrioventricular groove avulsion after motor vehicle crash.

Dennis BM, Dageforde LA, Ahmad RM, Eckert MJ.

J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2014 Jan;7(1):35-7. doi: 10.4103/0974-2700.125637.



Fibrogenesis in pancreatic cancer is a dynamic process regulated by macrophage-stellate cell interaction.

Shi C, Washington MK, Chaturvedi R, Drosos Y, Revetta FL, Weaver CJ, Buzhardt E, Yull FE, Blackwell TS, Sosa-Pineda B, Whitehead RH, Beauchamp RD, Wilson KT, Means AL.

Lab Invest. 2014 Apr;94(4):409-21. doi: 10.1038/labinvest.2014.10. Epub 2014 Feb 17.



Macrophages promote progression of spasmolytic polypeptide-expressing metaplasia after acute loss of parietal cells.

Petersen CP, Weis VG, Nam KT, Sousa JF, Fingleton B, Goldenring JR.

Gastroenterology. 2014 Jun;146(7):1727-38.e8. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2014.02.007. Epub 2014 Feb 15.



Novel mechanistic insights into ectodomain shedding of EGFR Ligands Amphiregulin and TGF-α: impact on gastrointestinal cancers driven by secondary bile acids.

Nagathihalli NS, Beesetty Y, Lee W, Washington MK, Chen X, Lockhart AC, Merchant NB.

Cancer Res. 2014 Apr 1;74(7):2062-72. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-13-2329. Epub 2014 Feb 11.


Pheochromocytoma in Neurofibromatosis Type 1: When Should it Be Suspected?

Shinall MC, Solórzano CC.

Endocr Pract. 2014 Aug 1;20(8):792-6. doi: 10.4158/EP13417.OR.



Cell lineage distribution atlas of the human stomach reveals heterogeneous gland populations in the gastric antrum.

Choi E, Roland JT, Barlow BJ, O'Neal R, Rich AE, Nam KT, Shi C, Goldenring JR.

Gut. 2014 Jan 31. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2013-305964. [Epub ahead of print]


The way we talk is the way we teach.

Tribble C, Merrill WH.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Apr;147(4):1155-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.12.025. Epub 2014 Jan 2. No abstract available.




CITED1 confers stemness to Wilms tumor and enhances tumorigenic responses when enriched in the nucleus.

Murphy AJ, Pierce J, de Caestecker C, Ayers GD, Zhao A, Krebs JR, Saito-Diaz VK, Lee E, Perantoni AO, de Caestecker MP, Lovvorn HN 3rd.

Oncotarget. 2014 Jan 30;5(2):386-402.




Quantitative Anatomical Labeling of the Anterior Abdominal Wall.

Allen WM, Xu Z, Asman AJ, Poulose BK, Landman BA.

Proc SPIE. 2013 Mar 28;8673:867312.




Differentiation of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma from chronic pancreatitis by PAM4 immunohistochemistry.

Shi C, Merchant N, Newsome G, Goldenberg DM, Gold DV.

Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2014 Feb;138(2):220-8. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2013-0056-OA.




Centrosomal AKAP350 modulates the G1/S transition.

Mattaloni SM, Ferretti AC, Tonucci FM, Favre C, Goldenring JR, Larocca MC.

Cell Logist. 2013 Jan 1;3(1):e26331.




Stage-adjusted lung cancer survival does not differ between low-income Blacks and Whites.

Aldrich MC, Grogan EL, Munro HM, Signorello LB, Blot WJ.

J Thorac Oncol. 2013 Oct;8(10):1248-54. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e3182a406f6.




Determining a core curriculum in surgical infections for fellowship training in acute care surgery using the Delphi technique.

May AK, Cuschieri J, Johnson JL, Duane TM, Cherry-Bukowiec JR, Rosengart MR.

Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2013 Dec;14(6):547-53. doi: 10.1089/sur.2012.202.




Targeting Aurora kinase-A downregulates cell proliferation and angiogenesis in neuroblastoma.

Romain C, Paul P, Kim KW, Lee S, Qiao J, Chung DH.

J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jan;49(1):159-65. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.09.051. Epub 2013 Oct 5.




Tumor deposits in rectal adenocarcinoma after neoadjuvant chemoradiation are associated with poor prognosis.

Gopal P, Lu P, Ayers GD, Herline AJ, Washington MK.

Mod Pathol. 2014 Sep;27(9):1281-7. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2013.239. Epub 2014 Jan 17.




Tennessee emergency hand care distributions and disparities: Emergent hand care disparities.

Anthony JR, Poole VN, Sexton KW, Wang L, Mueller MA, Guillamondegui O, Shack RB, Thayer WP.

Hand (N Y). 2013 Jun;8(2):172-8. doi: 10.1007/s11552-013-9503-z.




Gastric duplication cyst masquerading as a mucinous pancreatic cyst: case report and literature review.

Bailey CE, Fritz MB, Webb L, Merchant NB, Parikh AA.

Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2014 Jan;96(1):88E-90E. doi: 10.1308/003588414X13824511649977. Review.




The role of the nonphysician educator in general surgery residency training: from outcome project and duty-hours restrictions to the next accreditation system and milestones.

Tarpley MJ, Davidson MA, Tarpley JL.

J Surg Educ. 2014 Jan-Feb;71(1):119-24. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2013.06.004. Epub 2013 Aug 6.




Letter to the editor response.

Terhune KP.

J Surg Educ. 2014 Jan-Feb;71(1):4. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2013.06.010. Epub 2013 Jul 8. No abstract available.




The greater benefit on comprehensive general surgery resident education through implementation of a pediatric surgery fellowship.

Lovvorn HN 3rd, O'Neill JA Jr.

J Surg Educ. 2014 Jan-Feb;71(1):2-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2013.05.010. Epub 2013 Jul 8. No abstract available.




Effects of body mass index on gastric slow wave: a magnetogastrographic study.

Somarajan S, Cassilly S, Obioha C, Richards WO, Bradshaw LA.

Physiol Meas. 2014 Feb;35(2):205-15. doi: 10.1088/0967-3334/35/2/205. Epub 2014 Jan 7.




Immersive Virtual Reality for Visualization of Abdominal CT.

Lin Q, Xu Z, Li B, Baucom R, Poulose B, Landman BA, Bodenheimer RE.

Proc SPIE. 2013 Mar 28;8673. doi: 10.1117/12.2008050.




Sex- and diagnosis-dependent differences in mortality and admission cytokine levels among patients admitted for intensive care.

Guidry CA, Swenson BR, Davies SW, Dossett LA, Popovsky KA, Bonatti H, Evans HL, Metzger R, Hedrick TL, Tache-Léon CA, Hranjec T, Chaudry IH, Pruett TL, May AK, Sawyer RG.

Crit Care Med. 2014 May;42(5):1110-20. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000000139.


Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma radiology reporting template: consensus statement of the Society of Abdominal Radiology and the American Pancreatic Association.

Al-Hawary MM, Francis IR, Chari ST, Fishman EK, Hough DM, Lu DS, Macari M, Megibow AJ, Miller FH, Mortele KJ, Merchant NB, Minter RM, Tamm EP, Sahani DV, Simeone DM. Gastroenterology. 2014 Jan;146(1):291-304.e1. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2013.11.004.



Natural history of grade I-II blunt traumatic aortic injury. 

Osgood MJ, Heck JM, Rellinger EJ, Doran SL, Garrard CL 3rd, Guzman RJ, Naslund TC, Dattilo JB. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Feb;59(2):334-41. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.09.007. Epub 2013 Dec 15.



An international career development survey of critical care practitioners*.

Patel MB, Laudanski K, Pandharipande PP.

Crit Care Med. 2014 Apr;42(4):e300-3. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000000137.



Texture analysis improves level set segmentation of the anterior abdominal wall. Xu Z, Allen WM, Baucom RB, Poulose BK, Landman BA. Med Phys. 2013 Dec;40(12):121901. doi: 10.1118/1.4828791.



Resident awareness of documentation requirements and reimbursement: a multi-institutional survey.

Yount KW, Reames BN, Kensinger CD, Boeck MA, Thompson PW, Forrester JD, Upchurch GR Jr, Gauger PG, Kron IL, Lau CL. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar;97(3):858-64; discussion 864. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.09.100. Epub 2013 Dec 4.



Sexually transmitted and anorectal infectious diseases.

Cone MM, Whitlow CB.

Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2013 Dec;42(4):877-92. doi: 10.1016/j.gtc.2013.09.003. Epub 2013 Oct 18. Review.



Changing relationship of pediatric surgical workforce to patient demographics.

Fonkalsrud EW, O'Neill JA, Jabaji Z, Dunn JC.

Am J Surg. 2014 Feb;207(2):275-80. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2013.07.026. Epub 2013 Nov 15.



Diagnostic and therapeutic implications of a novel immunohistochemical panel detecting duodenal mucosal invasion by pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Sopha SC, Gopal P, Merchant NB, Revetta FL, Gold DV, Washington K, Shi C.

Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2013 Oct 15;6(11):2476-86. eCollection 2013.



Prevalence and predictors of atrial fibrillation among patients undergoing bariatric surgery.

Shoemaker MB, Gidfar S, Pipilas DC, Tamboli RA, Savio Galimberti E, Williams DB, Clements RH, Darbar D.

Obes Surg. 2014 Apr;24(4):611-6. doi: 10.1007/s11695-013-1123-8.



Early experience in establishing and evaluating an ACGME-approved international general surgery rotation.

Tarpley M, Hansen E, Tarpley JL.

J Surg Educ. 2013 Nov-Dec;70(6):709-14. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2013.04.016. Epub 2013 Jun 25.



Postoperative morbidity and mortality among Veterans Health Administration patients undergoing surgical resection for large bowel polyps (bowel resection for polyps).

Ikard RW, Snyder RA, Roumie CL.

Dig Surg. 2013;30(4-6):394-400. doi: 10.1159/000355647. Epub 2013 Oct 29.



Epidermal growth factor receptor signaling pathway is frequently altered in ampullary carcinoma at protein and genetic levels.

Mikhitarian K, Pollen M, Zhao Z, Shyr Y, Merchant NB, Parikh A, Revetta F, Washington MK, Vnencak-Jones C, Shi C.

Mod Pathol. 2014 May;27(5):665-74. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2013.185. Epub 2013 Nov 1.



Higher serum iron is associated with increased oxidant stress in HIV-infected men.

Crist MB, Melekhin VV, Bian A, Shintani A, Milne GL, Kallianpur AR, Dageforde LA, Haas DW, Hulgan T.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Dec 1;64(4):367-73. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3182a60f36.



Clostridium difficile toxin B-induced necrosis is mediated by the host epithelial cell NADPH oxidase complex.

Farrow MA, Chumbler NM, Lapierre LA, Franklin JL, Rutherford SA, Goldenring JR, Lacy DB.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Nov 12;110(46):18674-9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1313658110. Epub 2013 Oct 28.



Neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants with spontaneous intestinal perforation or surgical necrotizing enterocolitis.

Wadhawan R, Oh W, Hintz SR, Blakely ML, Das A, Bell EF, Saha S, Laptook AR, Shankaran S, Stoll BJ, Walsh MC, Higgins RD; NICHD Neonatal Research Network.

J Perinatol. 2014 Jan;34(1):64-70. doi: 10.1038/jp.2013.128. Epub 2013 Oct 17.



Can donors with high donor risk indices be used cost-effectively in liver transplantation in US Transplant Centers?

Kensinger CDDageforde LA, Moore DE.

Transpl Int. 2013 Nov;26(11):1063-9. doi: 10.1111/tri.12184. Epub 2013 Sep 30.



Aberrant activation, nuclear localization, and phosphorylation of Yes-associated protein-1 in the embryonic kidney and Wilms tumor.

Murphy AJ, Pierce J, de Caestecker C, Libes J, Neblett D, de Caestecker M, Perantoni AO, Tanigawa S, Anderson JR, Dome JS, Das A, Carroll TJ, Lovvorn HN 3rd.

Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Feb;61(2):198-205. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24788. Epub 2013 Sep 20.



A central role for vesicle trafficking in epithelial neoplasia: intracellular highways to carcinogenesis.

Goldenring JR.

Nat Rev Cancer. 2013 Nov;13(11):813-20. doi: 10.1038/nrc3601. Epub 2013 Oct 10. Review.



Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery cognitive examination: development and validity evidence.

Poulose BK, Vassiliou MC, Dunkin BJ, Mellinger JD, Fanelli RD, Martinez JM, Hazey JW, Sillin LF, Delaney CP, Velanovich V, Fried GM, Korndorffer JR Jr, Marks JM.

Surg Endosc. 2014 Feb;28(2):631-8. doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-3220-0. Epub 2013 Oct 8.PMID:24100859


Intensity of follow-up after pancreatic cancer resection.

Castellanos JA, Merchant NB.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Mar;21(3):747-51. doi: 10.1245/s10434-013-3289-7. Epub 2013 Oct 4.



Total thyroidectomy for Graves' disease: compliance with American Thyroid Association guidelines may not always be necessary.

Shinall MC Jr, Broome JT, Nookala R, Shinall JB, Kiernan C, Parks L 3rd, Solórzano CC.

Surgery. 2013 Nov;154(5):1009-15. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2013.04.064. Epub 2013 Sep 26.



Reply to letter to the editor: gonadal function after childhood ovarian surgery.

Zhai A, Lovvorn HN 3rd.

J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Sep;48(9):1991. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.07.005. No abstract available.



Emerging targets in pancreatic cancer: epithelial-mesenchymal transition and cancer stem cells.

Castellanos JA, Merchant NB, Nagathihalli NS.

Onco Targets Ther. 2013 Sep 13;6:1261-7. doi: 10.2147/OTT.S34670. Review.



Hepatocellular proliferation correlates with inflammatory cell and cytokine changes in a murine model of nonalchoholic fatty liver disease.

Vansaun MN, Mendonsa AM, Lee Gorden D.

PLoS One. 2013 Sep 9;8(9):e73054. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073054. eCollection 2013.



Targeting gastrin-releasing peptide suppresses neuroblastoma progression via upregulation of PTEN signaling.

Paul P, Qiao J, Kim KW, Romain CLee S, Volny N, Mobley B, Correa H, Chung DH.

PLoS One. 2013 Sep 9;8(9):e72570. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0072570. eCollection 2013.



Trends in the multimodality treatment of resectable colorectal liver metastases: an underutilized strategy.

Parikh AA, Ni S, Koyama T, Pawlik TM, Penson D.

J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Nov;17(11):1938-46. doi: 10.1007/s11605-013-2325-z. Epub 2013 Sep 10.



Wound classification in pediatric general surgery: significant variation exists among providers.

Snyder RA, Johnson L, Tice J, Wingo T, Williams D, Wang L, Blakely ML.

J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Nov;217(5):819-26. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.05.027. Epub 2013 Sep 5.



Everolimus in the treatment of patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: latest findings and interpretations.

Liu E, Marincola P, Oberg K.

Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 2013 Sep;6(5):412-9. doi: 10.1177/1756283X13496970.



Adherence of randomized trials within children's surgical specialties published during 2000 to 2009 to standard reporting guidelines.

Blakely ML, Kao LS, Tsao K, Huang EY, Tsai A, Tanaka S, Younas S, Lu Z, Lally KP; Pediatric Surgery Research Collaborative.

J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Sep;217(3):394-399.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.03.032.



Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma: management of the open abdomen, part III-review of abdominal wall reconstruction.

Diaz JJ Jr, Cullinane DC, Khwaja KA, Tyson GH, Ott M, Jerome R, Kerwin AJ, Collier BR, Pappas PA, Sangosanya AT, Como JJ, Bokhari F, Haut ER, Smith LM, Winston ES, Bilaniuk JW, Talley CL, Silverman R, Croce MA.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Sep;75(3):376-86. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e318294bee3. Review. No abstract available.



Surgical vein graft preparation promotes cellular dysfunction, oxidative stress, and intimal hyperplasia in human saphenous vein.

Osgood MJ, Hocking KM, Voskresensky IV, Li FD, Komalavilas P, Cheung-Flynn J, Brophy CM.

J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jul;60(1):202-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.06.004. Epub 2013 Jul 30.



The chosen few: disproportionate resource use in ventral hernia repair.

Poulose BK, Beck WC, Phillips SE, Sharp KW, Nealon WH, Holzman MD.

Am Surg. 2013 Aug;79(8):815-8.



Pattern of breast cancer susceptibility gene 1 expression is a potential prognostic biomarker in resectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Wang T, Wentz SC, Ausborn NL, Washington MK, Merchant N, Zhao Z, Shyr Y, Chakravarthy AB, Xia F.

Pancreas. 2013 Aug;42(6):977-82. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0b013e318287885c.



Is potassium iodide solution necessary before total thyroidectomy for Graves disease?

Shinall MC Jr, Broome JT, Baker A, Solorzano CC.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Sep;20(9):2964-7. doi: 10.1245/s10434-013-3126-z. Epub 2013 Jul 12.



Wilms tumor survival in Kenya.

Axt J, Abdallah F, Axt M, Githanga J, Hansen E, Lessan J, Li M, Musimbi J, Mwachiro M, Newton M, Ndung'u J, Njuguna F, Nzioka A, Oruko O, Patel K, Tenge R, Ukoli F, White R, O'Neill JA Jr, Lovvorn HN 3rd.

J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun;48(6):1254-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.03.021.



Imaging analysis of hepatoblastoma resectability across neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

Murphy AJ, Ayers GD, Hilmes MA, Mukherjee K, Wilson KJ, Allen WM, Fernandez-Pineda I, Shinall MC Jr, Zhao Z, Furman WL, McCarville MB, Davidoff AM, Lovvorn HN 3rd.

J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun;48(6):1239-48. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.03.019.



B cells assist allograft rejection in the deficiency of protein kinase c-theta.

Yan W, Xu R, Ma LL, Han W, Geevarghese SK, Williams PE, Sciammas R, Chong AS, Yin DP.

Transpl Int. 2013 Sep;26(9):919-27. doi: 10.1111/tri.12143. Epub 2013 Jul 11.



Disease-based mortality after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: utility of the enterprise data warehouse.

Poulose BK, Kaiser J, Beck WC, Jackson P, Nealon WH, Sharp KW, Holzman MD.

Surg Endosc. 2013 Nov;27(11):4119-23. doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-3077-2. Epub 2013 Jul 9.



Small bowel diverticulitis masquerading as Crohn's disease.

Mukherjee K, Rinker EB, Kressin MK, Tarpley JL, Muldoon RL.

Am Surg. 2013 Jul;79(7):E246-8. No abstract available.



Health literacy: emerging evidence and applications in kidney disease care.

Dageforde LA, Cavanaugh KL.

Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2013 Jul;20(4):311-9. doi: 10.1053/j.ackd.2013.04.005. Review.



Dual-imaging system for burn depth diagnosis.

Ganapathy P, Tamminedi T, Qin Y, Nanney L, Cardwell N, Pollins A, Sexton K, Yadegar J.

Burns. 2014 Feb;40(1):67-81. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2013.05.004. Epub 2013 Jun 18.



Surgical research abroad.

Wall AE, Kodner IJ, Keune JD.

Surgery. 2013 May;153(5):723-6. No abstract available.



Blocking the P2X7 receptor improves outcomes after axonal fusion.

Rodriguez-Feo CL, Sexton KW, Boyer RB, Pollins AC, Cardwell NL, Nanney LB, Shack RB, Mikesh MA, McGill CH, Driscoll CW, Bittner GD, Thayer WP.

J Surg Res. 2013 Sep;184(1):705-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.04.082. Epub 2013 May 23.



Superior mesenteric artery syndrome presenting with pneumoperitoneum and pneumomediastinum.

Kensinger CD, Mukherjee K, Nealon WH, Solorzano CC.

Am Surg. 2013 Jun;79(6):E240-2. No abstract available.



Internal hernia through the gastrohepatic ligament after laparoscopic restorative proctocolectomy.

Mukherjee K, Wise PE.

Am Surg. 2013 Jun;79(6):E236-7. No abstract available.



Influence of resident education in correctly diagnosing extremity soft tissue sarcoma.

Alamanda VK, Crosby SN, Mathis SL, Archer KR, Terhune KP, Holt GE.

Sarcoma. 2013;2013:679323. doi: 10.1155/2013/679323. Epub 2013 Apr 18.



Adjuvant Radiation Therapy Increases Disease-Free Survival in Stage IB Merkel Cell Carcinoma.

Sexton KW, Poteet SP, Hill JB, Schmidt A, Patel A, Del Corral GA, Axt J, Kelley MC, Thayer WP, Shack RB.

Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print]



Evidence for enhanced telomerase activity in Barrett's esophagus with dysplasia and adenocarcinoma.

Merchant NB, Dutta SK, Girotra M, Arora M, Meltzer SJ.

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2013;14(2):679-83.



Differential regulation of cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors in neuroblastoma cells.

Qiao L, Paul P, Lee S, Qiao J, Wang Y, Chung DH.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2013 May 31;435(2):295-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2013.04.023. Epub 2013 Apr 22.



Autophagy mediates paracrine regulation of vascular endothelial cells.

Kim KW, Paul P, Qiao J, Chung DH.

Lab Invest. 2013 Jun;93(6):639-45. doi: 10.1038/labinvest.2013.57. Epub 2013 Apr 22.



Role of cyclic nucleotide-dependent actin cytoskeletal dynamics:Ca(2+)](i) and force suppression in forskolin-pretreated porcine coronary arteries.

Hocking KM, Baudenbacher FJ, Putumbaka G, Venkatraman S, Cheung-Flynn J, Brophy CM, Komalavilas P.

PLoS One. 2013 Apr 12;8(4):e60986. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060986. Print 2013.



Appendiceal duplication in children presenting as an appendiceal tumor and as recurrent intussusception.

Marshall AP, Issar NM, Blakely ML.

J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Apr;48(4):e9-e12. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.01.036.



Tissue-based coronary surgery simulation: medical student deliberate practice can achieve equivalency to senior surgery residents.

Nesbitt JC, St Julien J, Absi TS, Ahmad RM, Grogan EL, Balaguer JM, Lambright ES, Deppen SA, Wu H, Putnam JB.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Jun;145(6):1453-8; discussion 1458-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.02.048. Epub 2013 Mar 15.



The long-term effect of bile duct injuries on health-related quality of life: a meta-analysis.

Landman MP, Feurer ID, Moore DE, Zaydfudim V, Pinson CW.

HPB (Oxford). 2013 Apr;15(4):252-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2012.00586.x. Epub 2012 Oct 22.



Differentiating familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia from primary hyperparathyroidism.

Shinall MC Jr, Dahir KM, Broome JT.

Endocr Pract. 2013 Jul-Aug;19(4):697-702. doi: 10.4158/EP12284.RA. Review.



Contemporary management of tricuspid regurgitation: an updated clinical review.

Taylor JT, Chidsey G, Disalvo TG, Byrne JG, Maltais S.

Cardiol Rev. 2013 Jul-Aug;21(4):174-83. doi: 10.1097/CRD.0b013e3182880751. Review.



Cancer after thyroidectomy: a multi-institutional experience with 1,523 patients.

Smith JJ, Chen X, Schneider DF, Broome JT, Sippel RS, Chen H, Solórzano CC.

J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Apr;216(4):571-7; discussion 577-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2012.12.022. Epub 2013 Feb 8.




Safety of bedside percutaneous tracheostomy in the critically ill: evaluation of more than 3,000 procedures.

Dennis BM, Eckert MJ, Gunter OL, Morris JA Jr, May AK.

J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Apr;216(4):858-65; discussion 865-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2012.12.017. Epub 2013 Feb 8.



Increasing Lynch syndrome identification through establishment of a hereditary colorectal cancer registry.

Sturgeon D, McCutcheon T, Geiger TM, Muldoon RL, Herline AJ, Wise PE.

Dis Colon Rectum. 2013 Mar;56(3):308-14. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0b013e31827edfff.



Is liver transplantation using organs donated after cardiac death cost-effective or does it decrease waitlist death by increasing recipient death?

Dageforde LA, Feurer ID, Pinson CW, Moore DE.

HPB (Oxford). 2013 Mar;15(3):182-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2012.00524.x. Epub 2012 Jul 4.



Contribution of endogenous bradykinin to fibrinolysis, inflammation, and blood product transfusion following cardiac surgery: a randomized clinical trial.

Balaguer JM, Yu C, Byrne JG, Ball SK, Petracek MR, Brown NJ, Pretorius M.

Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Apr;93(4):326-34. doi: 10.1038/clpt.2012.249. Epub 2012 Dec 24.




Comparative effectiveness of dynamic abdominal sonography for hernia vs computed tomography in the diagnosis of incisional hernia.

Beck WC, Holzman MD, Sharp KW, Nealon WH, Dupont WD, Poulose BK.

J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Mar;216(3):447-53; quiz 510-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2012.11.012. Epub 2013 Jan 26.



More donors or more delayed graft function? A cost-effectiveness analysis of DCD kidney transplantation.

Snyder RA, Moore DR, Moore DE.

Clin Transplant. 2013 Mar-Apr;27(2):289-96. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12073. Epub 2013 Jan 27.



Impact of surgical mentorship on retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy with comparison to transperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy.

Broome JT, Solorzano CC.

Am Surg. 2013 Feb;79(2):162-6.



Noninvasive biomagnetic detection of isolated ischemic bowel segments.

Somarajan S, Cassilly S, Obioha C, Bradshaw LA, Richards WO.

IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2013 Jun;60(6):1677-84. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2013.2240454. Epub 2013 Jan 15.



Association of foot ulcer with tibial artery calcification is independent of peripheral occlusive disease in type 2 diabetes.

Guzman RJ, Bian A, Shintani A, Stein CM.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2013 Mar;99(3):281-6. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2012.12.022. Epub 2013 Jan 8.



Commentary: The role of global surgery electives during residency training: relevance, realities, and regulations.

Axt J, Nthumba PM, Mwanzia K, Hansen E, Tarpley MJ, Krishnaswami S, Nwomeh BC, Holterman AX, Nadler EP, Simeone D, Orloff S, Tarpley JL, Merchant NB.

Surgery. 2013 Mar;153(3):327-32. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2012.09.014. Epub 2012 Dec 27. No abstract available.



Subsequent Adenomas of Ileal Pouch and Anorectal Segment after Prophylactic Surgery for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis.

M'Koma AE, Herline AJ, Adunyah SE.

World J Colorectal Surg. 2013;3(2). pii: art1.



A research agenda for emergency general surgery: clinical trials.

Morris JA Jr, Fildes J, May AK, Diaz J, Britt LD, Meredith JW; American Association for the Surgery of Trauma’s EGS Research Agenda Committee.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jan;74(1):329-33. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31827542cd. No abstract available. Erratum in: J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Mar;74(3):950. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma’s EGS Research Agenda Committee [added].



A research agenda for emergency general surgery: health policy and basic science.

Morris JA Jr, Fildes J, May AK, Diaz J, Britt LD, Meredith JW; American Association for the Surgery of Trauma's EGS Research.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jan;74(1):322-8. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31827d0fe3. No abstract available. Erratum in: J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Mar;74(3):950. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma’s EGS Research [added].


Scar formation and lack of regeneration in adult and neonatal liver after stromal injury.

Masuzaki R, Zhao SR, Csizmadia E, Yannas I, Karp SJ.

Wound Repair Regen. 2013 Jan-Feb;21(1):122-30. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-475X.2012.00868.x. Epub 2012 Dec 10.



A web-based application for initial screening of living kidney donors: development, implementation and evaluation.

Moore DR, Feurer ID, Zavala EY, Shaffer D, Karp S, Hoy H, Moore DE.

Am J Transplant. 2013 Feb;13(2):450-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2012.04340.x. Epub 2012 Dec 3.



Recruiting women to vascular surgery and other surgical specialties.

Dageforde LA, Kibbe M, Jackson GP.

J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jan;57(1):262-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2012.07.029. Epub 2012 Nov 8.



Toxic nodular goiter and cancer: a compelling case for thyroidectomy.

Smith JJ, Chen X, Schneider DF, Nookala R, Broome JT, Sippel RS, Chen H, Solorzano CC.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Apr;20(4):1336-40. doi: 10.1245/s10434-012-2725-4. Epub 2012 Oct 30.



Cell-permeant peptide inhibitors of vasospasm and intimal hyperplasia.

Osgood MJ, Flynn CR, Komalavilas P, Brophy C.

Vascular. 2013 Feb;21(1):46-53. doi: 10.1258/vasc.2011.201203. Epub 2012 Oct 26. Review.



Commentary: An academic track in global surgery.

Tarpley JL.

Surgery. 2013 Mar;153(3):322-4; discussion 324. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2012.08.048. Epub 2012 Oct 12. No abstract available.



Lack of evidence for a remote effect of renal ischemia/reperfusion acute kidney injury on outcome from temporary focal cerebral ischemia in the rat.

Yates RB, Sheng H, Sakai H, Kleven DT, DeSimone NA, Stafford-Smith M, Warner DS.

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2013 Feb;27(1):71-8. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2012.06.012. Epub 2012 Jul 26.



Intimal thickness associated with endothelial dysfunction in human vein grafts.

Li FD, Sexton KW, Hocking KM, Osgood MJ, Eagle S, Cheung-Flynn J, Brophy CM, Komalavilas P.

J Surg Res. 2013 Mar;180(1):e55-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2012.06.017. Epub 2012 Jun 23.



Re-evaluating the paradigm of early free flap coverage in lower extremity trauma.

Hill JB, Vogel JE, Sexton KW, Guillamondegui OD, Corral GA, Shack RB.

Microsurgery. 2013 Jan;33(1):9-13. doi: 10.1002/micr.21994. Epub 2012 Jun 25.



Twenty-year analysis of surgical resident operative trauma experiences.

Patel MB, Guillamondegui OD, May AK, Diaz JJ.

J Surg Res. 2013 Apr;180(2):191-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2012.04.061. Epub 2012 May 16.



Stress-induced hyperglycemia as a risk factor for surgical-site infection in nondiabetic orthopedic trauma patients admitted to the intensive care unit.

Richards JE, Kauffmann RM, Obremskey WT, May AK.

J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Jan;27(1):16-21. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e31825d60e5.