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2018 Publications


Are preoperative sestamibi scans useful for identifying ectopic parathyroid glands in patients with expected multigland parathyroid disease?

Karipineni FSahli ZSomervell HMathur APrescott JDTufano RPZeiger MA.

Surgery. 2018 Jan;163(1):35-41. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2017.07.035. Epub 2017 Nov 16.

Association of Parathyroid Hormone Level With Postthyroidectomy Hypocalcemia: A Systematic Review.

Mathur A, Nagarajan N, Kahan S, Schneider EB, Zeiger M.

JAMA Surg. 2018 Jan 1;153(1):69-76. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.3398.


Emergency department visits for attempted suicide and self harm in the USA: 2006-2013.

Canner JK, Giuliano K, Selvarajah S, Hammond ER, Schneider EB.

Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci. 2018 Feb;27(1):94-102. doi: 10.1017/S2045796016000871. Epub 2016 Nov 17.

Financial Impact of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Operations in the United States.

Alshaikh HN, Katz NM, Gani F, Nagarajan N, Canner JK, Kacker S, Najjar PA, Higgins RS, Schneider EB.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb;105(2):469-475. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.10.053. Epub 2017 Dec 21.


Indications, risk factors, and outcomes of 30-day readmission after infrarenal abdominal aneurysm repair.

Dakour Aridi HN1, Locham S1, Nejim B1, Ghajar NS1, Alshaikh H1, Malas MB2.

J Vasc Surg. 2018 Mar;67(3):747-758.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.07.106. Epub 2017 Sep 22.

Unplanned 30-day readmission in patients with diabetic foot wounds treated in a multidisciplinary setting.

Holscher CMHicks CWCanner JKSherman RLMalas MBBlack JH 3rdMathioudakis NAbularrage CJ.

J Vasc Surg. 2018 Mar;67(3):876-886. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.07.131. Epub 2017 Oct 7.

The Epidemiology of Pediatric Head Injury Treated Outside of Hospital Emergency Departments.

Zogg CK, Haring RS, Xu L, Canner JK, AlSulaim HA, Hashmi ZG, Salim A, Engineer LDHaider AHBell JM

Schneider EB. Epidemiology. 2018 Mar;29(2):269-279. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000791.


Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage is not associated with wound healing in diabetic foot ulcer patients treated in a multidisciplinary setting.

Hicks CWCanner JKMathioudakis NSherman RLHines KLippincott CBlack JH 3rdAbularrage CJ.

J Surg Res. 2018 Apr;224:102-111. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2017.11.063. Epub 2017 Dec 22.

Intensive care unit admission after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair is primarily determined by hospital factors, adds significant cost, and is often unnecessary.

Hicks CW, Alshaikh HN, Zarkowsky D, Bostock IC, Nejim B, Malas MB.

J Vasc Surg. 2018 Apr;67(4):1091-1101.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.07.139. Epub 2017 Oct 23.

Regional variation in the cost of infra-inguinal lower extremity bypass surgery in the United States.

Nejim BJ, Wang S, Arhuidese I, Obeid T, Alshaikh HN, Dakour Aridi H, Locham S, Malas MB.

J Vasc Surg. 2018 Apr;67(4):1170-1180.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.08.055. Epub 2017 Oct 23.

Variation in markup of general surgical procedures by hospital market concentration.

Cerullo MChen SYDillhoff MSchmidt CRCanner JKPawlik TM.

Am J Surg. 2018 Apr;215(4):549-556. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.10.028. Epub 2017 Oct 23.

The Effect of Frailty Index on Early Outcomes after Combined Colorectal and Liver Resections.

Chen SYStem MCerullo MGearhart SLSafar BFang SHWeiss MJHe JEfron JE.

J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Dec 5. doi: 10.1007/s11605-017-3641-5. [Epub ahead of print]

Clinical outcomes following mechanical plus oral antibiotic bowel preparation versus oral antibiotics alone in patients undergoing colorectal surgery

Kaslow SR, Gani F, Alshaikh HN, Canner JK. 

BJS Open. 2018 April. doi:10.1002/bjs5.66 [Epub ahead of print]


The Impact of Anesthesia-Influenced Process Measure Compliance on Length of Stay: Results From an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery for Colorectal Surgery Cohort. 

Grant MC, Pio Roda CM, Canner JK, Sommer P, Galante D, Hobson D, Gearhart S, Wu CL, Wick E. 

Anesth Analg. 2018 May 17. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003458.

Patterns, Timing, and Predictors of Recurrence Following Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma.

Groot VP, Rezaee N, Wu W, Cameron JL, Fishman EK, Hruban RH, Weiss MJ, Zheng L, Wolfgang CL, He J.

Ann Surg. Ann Surg. 2018 May;267(5):936-945. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002234.

The Society for Vascular Surgery Wound, Ischemia, and foot Infection (WIfI) classification system correlates with cost of care for diabetic foot ulcers treated in a multidisciplinary setting.

Hicks CW, Canner JK, Karagozlu H, Mathioudakis N, Sherman RL, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ.

J Vasc Surg. 2017 Dec 13. pii: S0741-5214(17)32288-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.08.090. [Epub ahead of print]




Sex-based outcomes of lower extremity bypass surgery in hemodialysis patients.

Arhuidese I, Kernodle A, Nejim B, Locham S, Hicks C, Malas MB.

J Vasc Surg. pii: S0741-5214(17)32520-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.10.063.

Association of Hemoglobin A1c and Wound Healing in Diabetic Foot Ulcers. 

Fesseha BK, Abularrage CJ, Hines KF, Sherman R, Frost P, Langan S, Canner J, Likes KC, Hosseini SM, Jack G, Hicks CW, Yalamanchi S, Mathioudakis N. 

Diabetes Care. 2018 Jul;41(7):1478-1485. doi: 10.2337/dc17-1683.  


Real-world evidence of superiority of endovascular repair in treating ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. 

Gupta AK, Dakour-Aridi H, Locham S, Nejim B, Veith FJ, Malas MB. 

J Vasc Surg. 2018 Jul;68(1):74-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.11.065.



One-Hour Postoperative Parathyroid Hormone Levels Do Not Reliably Predict Hypocalcemia After Thyroidectomy. 

Sahli Z, Najafian A, Kahan S, Schneider EB, Zeiger MA, Mathur A. 

World J Surg. 2018 Jul;42(7):2128-2133. doi: 10.1007/s00268-017-4444-2. 



Nationwide trends in mortality following penetrating trauma: Are we up for the challenge? 

Sakran JV, Mehta A, Fransman R, Nathens AB, Joseph B, Kent A, Haut ER, Efron DT. 

J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Jul;85(1):160-166. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001907. 


Prevalence and predictors of postoperative thiamine deficiency after vertical sleeve gastrectomy. 

Tang L, Alsulaim HA, Canner JK, Prokopowicz GP, Steele KE. 

Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2018 Jul;14(7):943-950. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2018.03.024. PMID:29803410 


Prognosis and Adherence with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines of Patients with Biliary Tract Cancers: an Analysis of the National Cancer Database. 

Bagante F, Gani F, Beal EW, Merath K, Chen Q, Dillhoff M, Cloyd J, Pawlik TM. 

J Gastrointest Surg. 2018 Aug 15. doi: 10.1007/s11605-018-3912-9. PMID:30112703 

Rethinking burns for low & middle-income countries: Differing patterns of burn epidemiology, care seeking behavior, and outcomes across four countries. 

Davé DR, Nagarjan N, Canner JK, Kushner AL, Stewart BT; SOSAS4 Research Group. 

Burns. 2018 Aug;44(5):1228-1234. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2018.01.015. PMID:29475744 

Surgical Procedures in Health Professional Shortage Areas: Impact of a Surgical Incentive Payment Plan. 

Diaz A, Merath K, Bagante F, Chen Q, Akgul O, Beal E, Idrees J, Olsen G, Gani F, Pawlik TM. 

Surgery. 2018 Aug;164(2):189-194. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.03.017. PMID:29776596 

Minimally Invasive Versus Open Primary Resection for Retroperitoneal Soft Tissue Sarcoma: A Propensity-Matched Study From the National Cancer Database. 

Gani F, Goel U, Blair AB, Singh J, Overton HN, Meyer CF, Canner JK, Pawlik TM, Ahuja N, Johnston FM. 

Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Aug;25(8):2209-2217. doi: 10.1245/s10434-018-6538-y. PMID:29855832 

Comparison of the Cost of Drug-Eluting Stents versus Bare Metal Stents in the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia in the United States. 

Locham SS, Paracha N, Dakour-Aridi H, Nejim B, Rizwan M, Malas MB. 

Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Aug 6. pii: S0890-5096(18)30552-1. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2018.05.051. PMID:30092444 


Facility disparities in reporting comorbidities to the National Trauma Data Bank. 

Fransman R, Kent AJ, Haut ER, Reema Kar A, Sakran JV, Stevens K, Efron DT, Jones C. 

Am J Surg. 2018 Sep;216(3):401-406. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.01.031. PMID:29395020 

Assessing coding practices for gastrointestinal surgery over time in the United States. 

Gani F, Canner JK, Pawlik TM. 

Surgery. 2018 Sep;164(3):530-538. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.04.021. PMID:29853192

Population level outcomes and costs of single stage colon and liver resection versus conventional two-stage approach for the resection of metastatic colorectal cancer. 

Idrees JJ, Bagante F, Gani F, Rosinski BF, Chen Q, Merath K, Dillhoff M, Cloyd J, Pawlik TM. 

HPB (Oxford). 2018 Sep 25. pii: S1365-182X(18)33937-6. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2018.08.007. PMID:30266492 


Costs and Their Predictors in Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery. 

Asemota AO, Ishii M, Brem H, Gallia GL. 

Neurosurgery. 2018 Oct 18. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy441. PMID:30339258 

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for Surgical-site Infections: A Randomized Trial. 

Javed AA, Teinor J, Wright M, Ding D, Burkhart RA, Hundt J, Cameron JL, Makary MA, He J, Eckhauser FE, Wolfgang CL, Weiss MJ. 

Ann Surg. 2018 Oct 10. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003056. PMID:30308616 

Outcomes and cost of open versus endovascular repair of intact thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm. 

Locham S, Dakour-Aridi H, Nejim B, Dhaliwal J, Alshwaily W, Malas M. 

J Vasc Surg. 2018 Oct;68(4):948-955.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.01.053. PMID:29789217


A Unique All-Payer Rate-Setting System Controls the Cost but Not the Racial Disparity in Lower Extremity Revascularization Procedures. 

Nejim B, Beaulieu RJ, Alshaikh H, Hamouda M, Canner J, Malas MB. 

Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Oct;52:116-125. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2018.03.013. PMID:29783031

Statin intensity and postoperative mortality following open repair of intact abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Alshaikh HN, Bohsali F, Gani F, Nejim B, Malas M. BJS Open. 2018;2(6):411-8. doi: 10.1002/bjs5.94. PubMed PMID: 3051104

Gender Based Utilization and Outcomes of Autogenous Fistulas and Prosthetic Grafts for Hemodialysis Access.

Arhuidese IJ, Faateh M, Meshkin RS, Calero A, Shames M, Malas M. Ann Vasc Surg. 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2019.08.083. PubMed PMID: 31626935.


Assessment of failure to rescue after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program procedure-targeted data set. 

Dakour-Aridi H, Paracha NZ, Locham S, Nejim B, Malas MB. 

J Vasc Surg. 2018 Nov;68(5):1335-1344.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.01.059. PMID:29784568

Effect of Real-time Patient-Centered Education Bundle on Administration of Venous Thromboembolism Prevention in Hospitalized Patients. 

Haut ER, Aboagye JK, Shaffer DL, Wang J, Hobson DB, Yenokyan G, Sugar EA, Kraus PS, Farrow NE, Canner JK, Owodunni OP, Florecki KL, Webster KLW, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ, Streiff MB, Lau BD. 

JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Nov 2;1(7):e184741. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.4741. 



Drug-eluting stents are associated with improved outcomes for the treatment of infrainguinal bypass graft stenoses. 

Hicks CW, Canner JK, Lum YW, Perler BA, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. 

J Vasc Surg. 2018 Nov 26. pii: S0741-5214(18)32265-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.08.189. PMID:30497859 

Outcomes for Ulcerative Colitis With Delayed Emergency Colectomy Are Worse When Controlling for Preoperative Risk Factors. 

Leeds IL, Sundel MH, Gabre-Kidan A, Safar B, Truta B, Efron JE, Fang SH. 

Dis Colon Rectum. 2018 Nov 15. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000001276. PMID:30451754 

TIRADS Interobserver Variability Among Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules: A Single-Institution Study. 

Sahli ZT, Sharma AK, Canner JK, Karipineni F, Ali O, Kawamoto S, Hang JF, Mathur A, Ali SZ, Zeiger MA, Sheth S. 

J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Nov 22. doi: 10.1002/jum.14870. PMID:30467876 

The Society for Vascular Surgery Wound, Ischemia, and foot Infection (WIfI) classification system predicts wound healing better than direct angiosome perfusion in diabetic foot wounds. 

Weaver ML, Hicks CW, Canner JK, Sherman RL, Hines KF, Mathioudakis N, Abularrage CJ. 

J Vasc Surg. 2018 Nov;68(5):1473-1481. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.01.060. PMID:29803684

Patient Presentations in Outpatient Settings: Epidemiology of Adult Head Trauma Treated Outside of Hospital Emergency Departments. 

Zogg CK, Haring RS, Xu L, Canner JK, Ottesen TD, Salim A, Haider AH, Schneider EB. 

Epidemiology. 2018 Nov;29(6):885-894. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000900. 



Infrainguinal bypass surgery outcomes are worse in hemodialysis patients compared with patients with renal transplants. 

Arhuidese I, Nejim B, Locham S, Malas MB. 

J Vasc Surg. 2018 Dec 21. pii: S0741-5214(18)31786-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.05.252. PMID:30583904 


Outcomes of lower extremity bypass surgery in patients with renal transplants. 

Arhuidese I, Nejim B, Craig-Schapiro R, Rizwan M, Malas MB. 

J Vasc Surg. 2018 Dec;68(6):1833-1840.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.12.086. 



Analysis of Cervical Spine Injuries in Elderly Patients from 2001 to 2010 Using a Nationwide Database: Increasing Incidence, Overall Mortality, and Inpatient Hospital Charges. 

Asemota AO, Ahmed AK, Purvis TE, Passias PG, Goodwin CR, Sciubba DM. 

World Neurosurg. 2018 Dec;120:e114-e130. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.07.228. 


Routine intensive care unit admission among patients undergoing major pancreatic surgery for cancer: No effect on failure to rescue. 

Cerullo M, Gani F, Chen SY, Canner JK, Dillhoff M, Cloyd J, Pawlik TM. 

Surgery. 2018 Dec 11. pii: S0039-6060(18)30780-3. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.11.005. PMID:30551866 

The relationship of hospital market concentration, costs, and quality for major surgical procedures. 

Cerullo M, Chen SY, Gani F, Idrees J, Dillhoff M, Schmidt C, Canner JK, Cloyd J, Pawlik TM. Am J Surg. 2018 Dec;216(6):1037-1045. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.07.042. PMID:30060911 

Functional dependence versus frailty in gastrointestinal surgery: Are they comparable in predicting short-term outcomes? 

Chen SY, Stem M, Gearhart SL, Safar B, Fang SH, Efron JE. 

Surgery. 2018 Dec;164(6):1316-1324. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.06.007. PMID:30076028


Predicting the Risk of Readmission From Dehydration After Ileostomy Formation: The Dehydration Readmission After Ileostomy Prediction Score. 

Chen SY, Stem M, Cerullo M, Canner JK, Gearhart SL, Safar B, Fang SH, Efron JE. 

Dis Colon Rectum. 2018 Dec;61(12):1410-1417. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000001217. 


Hospitalisation and readmission costs after radical cystectomy in a nationally representative sample: does urinary reconstruction matter? 

Joice GA, Chappidi MR, Patel HD, Kates M, Sopko NA, Stimson CJ, Pierorazio PM, Bivalacqua TJ. 

BJU Int. 2018 Dec;122(6):1016-1024. doi: 10.1111/bju.14448. Epub 2018 Jul 26. 



Trends in centralization of surgical care and compliance with National Cancer Center Network guidelines for resected cholangiocarcinoma. 

Idrees JJ, Merath K, Gani F, Bagante F, Mehta R, Beal E, Cloyd JM, Pawlik TM. 

HPB (Oxford). 2018 Dec 24. pii: S1365-182X(18)34567-2. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2018.11.013. PMID:30591307 

Thirty-Day Outcomes of Fenestrated and Chimney Endovascular Repair and Open Repair of Juxtarenal, Pararenal, and Suprarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Using National Surgical Quality Initiative Program Database (2012-2016). 

Locham S, Dakour-Aridi H, Bhela J, Nejim B, Bhavana Challa A, Malas M. 

Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2018 Dec 26:1538574418819284. doi: 10.1177/1538574418819284. PMID:30587096 

Octogenarians have worse clinical outcomes after thyroidectomy. 

Sahli ZT, Zhou S, Najjar O, Onasanya O, Segev D, Massie A, Zeiger MA, Mathur A. 

Am J Surg. 2018 Dec;216(6):1171-1176. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.04.013.  


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