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2019 Publications


The association between the ultrasonography TIRADS classification system and surgical pathology among indeterminate thyroid nodules. 

Sahli ZT, Karipineni F, Hang JF, Canner JK, Mathur A, Prescott JD, Sheth S, Ali SZ, Zeiger MA. 

Surgery. 2019 Jan;165(1):69-74. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.04.094. PMID:30415866 


Surgery After an Initial Episode of Uncomplicated Diverticulitis: Does Time to Resection Matter? 

Varma S, Mehta A, Canner JK, Azar F, Efron DT, Efron J, Safar B, Sakran JV. 

J Surg Res. 2019 Feb;234:224-230. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2018.09.043. PMID:30527478 


Racial Disparities in Response to a US Food and Drug Administration Safety Communication Regarding the Use of Power Morcellation for the Treatment of Uterine Leiomyoma. Matsushita T, Sekizawa A, Jacobs LK. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2020;27(1):178-85 e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2019.03.019. PubMed PMID: 30936031.


Real-world cost analysis of endovascular repair versus open repair in patients with nonruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Gupta AK, Alshaikh HN, Dakour-Aridi H, King RW, Brothers TE, Malas MB. J Vasc Surg. 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.12.059. PubMed PMID: 31171423.

Change in health-related quality of life in older women after diagnosis of a small breast cancer.

Euhus DM, Addae JK, Snyder CF, Canner JK. Cancer. 2019;125(11):1807-14. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31993. PubMed PMID: 30707774.

Transplant waitlisting attenuates the association between hemodialysis access type and mortality.

Holscher CM, Locham SS, Haugen CE, Bae S, Segev DL, Malas MB. J Nephrol. 2019;32(3):477-85. doi: 10.1007/s40620-018-00572-0. PubMed PMID: 30604152; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPMC6483887.

A national analysis of patterns of care and outcomes for adults diagnosed with desmoplastic small round cell tumors in the United States.

Gani F, Goel U, Canner JK, Meyer CF, Johnston FM. J Surg Oncol. 2019;119(7):880-6. doi: 10.1002/jso.25426. PubMed PMID: 30844086.

Call for improved design and reporting in soft tissue sarcoma studies: A systematic review and meta-analysis of chemotherapy and survival outcomes in resectable STS.

Istl AC, Ruck JM, Morris CD, Levin AS, Meyer CF, Johnston FM. J Surg Oncol. 2019;119(7):824-35. doi: 10.1002/jso.25401. PubMed PMID: 30737793.

Elective infrainguinal lower extremity bypass for claudication is associated with high postoperative intensive care utilization.

Alshaikh HN, Hicks CW, DiBrito SR, Zarkowsky DS, Siracuse JJ, Malas MB. J Vasc Surg. 2019;69(6):1863-73 e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.08.182. PubMed PMID: 31159987.

Epidemiology of Hyphema-Related Emergency Department Visits in The United States Between 2006 and 2015.

Zafar S, Canner JK, Mir T, Srikumaran D, Channa R, Goldberg MF, et al. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2019;26(3):208-15. doi: 10.1080/09286586.2019.1579917. PubMed PMID: 30794001.


Association between Drug Use and In-hospital Outcomes after Infrainguinal Bypass for Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease.

Dakour-Aridi H, Arora M, Nejim B, Locham S, Malas MB. Ann Vasc Surg. 2019;58:122-33 e4. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2018.12.070. PubMed PMID: 30769072.

Quantifying the costs and profitability 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. 2019 Jan 1. pii: S0741-5214(18)32559-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.10.097. PMID:30606663

Unplanned readmission after traumatic injury: A long-term nationwide analysis.

Lunardi N, Mehta A, Ezzeddine H, Varma S, Winfield RD, Kent A, et al. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019;87(1):188-94. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002339. PubMed PMID: 31045723.

Risk of emergent carotid endarterectomy varies by type of presenting symptoms.

Faateh M, Dakour-Aridi H, Kuo PL, Locham S, Rizwan M, Malas MB. J Vasc Surg. 2019;70(1):130-7 e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.10.064. PubMed PMID: 30777684.

Incidence of and risk factors associated with care fragmentation following bariatric surgery.

Canner JK, Kaslow SR, Gani F, AlSulaim HA, Prokopowicz GP, Pourzal S, et al. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019;15(7):1170-81. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2019.03.035. PubMed PMID: 31147280.

Compliance to an enhanced recovery pathway among patients with a high frailty index after major gastrointestinal surgery results in improved 30-day outcomes.

Hampton JP, Owodunni OP, Bettick D, Chen SY, Sateri S, Magnuson T, et al. Surgery. 2019;166(1):75-81. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2019.01.027. PubMed PMID: 30885399.

Treatment Strategies and Survival Trends for Anorectal Melanoma: Is it Time for a Change?

Taylor JP, Stem M, Yu D, Chen SY, Fang SH, Gearhart SL, et al. World J Surg. 2019;43(7):1809-19. doi: 10.1007/s00268-019-04960-w. PubMed PMID: 30830243.


Real-World Prevalence of Prurigo Nodularis and Burden of Associated Diseases.

Huang AH, Canner JK, Khanna R, Kang S, Kwatra SG. J Invest Dermatol. 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2019.07.697. PubMed PMID: 31421126.

Does taste preference predict weight regain after bariatric surgery?

Zhang Y, Nagarajan N, Portwood C, Smith KR, Kamath V, Carnell S, et al. Surg Endosc. 2019. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-07033-0. PubMed PMID: 31376009.

Association of Area Deprivation and Diabetic Ketoacidosis Readmissions: Comparative Risk Analysis of Adults vs Children With Type 1 Diabetes.

Everett E, Mathioudakis N. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019;104(8):3473-80. doi: 10.1210/jc.2018-02232. PubMed PMID: 31220288; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPMC6599429.

Association between statin use and perioperative mortality after aortobifemoral bypass in patients with aortoiliac occlusive disease.

Abdelkarim AH, Dakour-Aridi H, Gurakar M, Nejim B, Locham S, Malas MB. J Vasc Surg. 2019;70(2):509-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.10.120. PubMed PMID: 30837182.

Implementation of an enhanced recovery program for bariatric surgery.

Taylor J, Canner J, Cronauer C, Prior D, Coker A, Nguyen H, et al. Surg Endosc. 2019. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-07045-w. PubMed PMID: 31372891.


Risk factors and outcomes for bowel ischemia after open and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

Gurakar M, Locham S, Alshaikh HN, Malas MB. J Vasc Surg. 2019;70(3):869-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.11.047. PubMed PMID: 30850284.


Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Radiation Therapy Alone Must Be Avoided.

Almaazmi H, Taylor JP, Stem M, Yu D, Lo BD, Safar B, et al. J Surg Res. 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2019.09.049. PubMed PMID: 31648811.

Routine Intensive Care Unit Admission Following Liver Resection: What Is the Value Proposition?

Merath K, Cerullo M, Farooq A, Canner JK, He J, Tsilimigras DI, et al. J Gastrointest Surg. 2019. doi: 10.1007/s11605-019-04408-5. PubMed PMID: 31630368.

Early Discontinuation of Infliximab in Pregnant Women With Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Truta B, Leeds IL, Canner JK, Efron JE, Fang SH, Althumari A, et al. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2019. doi: 10.1093/ibd/izz250. PubMed PMID: 31670762.

Trend and Economic Burden of Intravenous Narcotic Analgesic Utilization in Major Vascular Interventions in the United States.

Nejim B, Alshwaily W, Faateh M, Locham S, Dakour Aridi H, Malas M. Ann Vasc Surg. 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2019.10.076. PubMed PMID: 31678548.

Incidence and Risk Factors Associated With Ulcer Recurrence Among Patients With Diabetic Foot Ulcers Treated in a Multidisciplinary Setting. 

Hicks CW, Canner JK, Mathioudakis N, Lippincott C, Sherman RL, Abularrage CJ. J Surg Res. 2020;246:243-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2019.09.025. PubMed PMID: 31610352.

A Vision for the Future of Pediatric Firearm-Related Ocular Trauma.

Canner JK, Sakran JV, Woreta F. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.3587. PubMed PMID: 31600367.

Is Bigger Better?: The Effect of Hospital Consolidation on Index Hospitalization Costs and Outcomes Among Privately Insured Recipients of Immediate Breast Reconstruction.

Cerullo M, Sheckter CC, Canner JK, Rogers SO, Offodile AC, 2nd. Ann Surg. 2019;270(4):681-91. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003481. PubMed PMID: 31356269.

Long-term Outcomes of an Endovascular-First Approach for Diabetic Patients With Predominantly Tibial Disease Treated in a Multidisciplinary Setting.

Hicks CW, Canner JK, Lum YW, Black JH, 3rd, Abularrage CJ. Ann Vasc Surg. 2019;60:315-26 e2. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2019.04.001. PubMed PMID: 31200047.

Survival after major lower extremity amputation in patients with end-stage renal disease.

Arhuidese I, Nejim B, Aji EA, Canner J, Malas MB. J Vasc Surg. 2019;70(4):1291-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.12.055. PubMed PMID: 31543169.

Contribution of 30-day readmissions to the increasing costs of care for the diabetic foot.

Hicks CW, Canner JK, Karagozlu H, Mathioudakis N, Sherman RL, Black JH, 3rd, et al. J Vasc Surg. 2019;70(4):1263-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.12.028. PubMed PMID: 30850287.

Readmission Adversely Affects Survival in Surgical Rectal Cancer Patients.

Chen SY, Stem M, Gearhart SL, Safar B, Fang SH, Azad NS, et al. World J Surg. 2019;43(10):2506-17. doi: 10.1007/s00268-019-05053-4. PubMed PMID: 31222644.

Impact of a preoperative low-calorie diet on liver histology in patients with fatty liver disease undergoing bariatric surgery.

Wolf RM, Oshima K, Canner JK, Steele KE. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019;15(10):1766-72. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2019.08.013. PubMed PMID: 31558407.

Predictors of new persistent opioid use after coronary artery bypass grafting. Clement KC, Canner JK, Lawton JS, Whitman GJR, Grant MC, Sussman MS. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.09.137. PubMed PMID: 32007246.


Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis Access Related Outcomes in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population.

Arhuidese IJ, Wanogho J, Faateh M, Aji EA, Rideout DA, Malas MB. J Pediatr Surg. 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.09.017. PubMed PMID: 31784099.

Use of Imaging During Emergency Department Visits for Low Back Pain.

Pakpoor J, Raad M, Harris A, Puvanesarajah V, Canner JK, Nadgir R, et al. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019:1-5. doi: 10.2214/AJR.19.21674. PubMed PMID: 31743048

Diagnostic Imaging Use for the Initial Evaluation of Low Back Pain by Primary Care Providers in the United States: 2011-2016.

Pakpoor J, Raad M, Harris A, Puvanesarajah V, Canner JK, Nadgir R, et al.  J Am Coll Radiol. 2019;16(11):1522-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2019.04.015. PubMed PMID: 31125539.

Delay in emergency hernia surgery is associated with worse outcomes.

Leeds IL, Jones C, DiBrito SR, Sakran JV, Haut ER, Kent AJ. Surg Endosc. 2019. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-07245-4. PubMed PMID: 31741158.

National trends in imaging rates for eye-related emergency department visits in the United States.

Zafar S, Sebestyen K, Qureshi Z, Schein O, Johnson P, Srikumaran D, et al. Am J Ophthalmol. 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2019.11.007. PubMed PMID: 31730840.

Trends and Disparities in Inpatient Costs for Eye Trauma in the United States (2001-2014).

Iftikhar M, Latif A, Usmani B, Canner JK, Shah SMA. Am J Ophthalmol. 2019;207:1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2019.05.021. PubMed PMID: 31170390.

Prolonged operating room time in emergency general surgery is associated with venous thromboembolic complications.

Sakran JV, Ezzeddine H, Haut ER, Lunardi N, Mehta A, Choron RL, et al. Am J Surg. 2019;218(5):836-41. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.04.022. PubMed PMID: 31088627.

Temporal trends and hospital costs associated with an endovascular-first approach for acute limb ischemia.

Holscher CM, Canner JK, Garonzik Wang JM, Abularrage CJ, Black JH, 3rd, Hicks CW. J Vasc Surg. 2019;70(5):1506-13 e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2019.01.062. PubMed PMID: 31068269.


Opioid tolerance impacts compliance with enhanced recovery pathway after major abdominal surgery.

Owodunni OP, Zaman MH, Ighani M, Grant MC, Bettick D, Sateri S, et al. Surgery. 2019;166(6):1055-60. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2019.08.001. PubMed PMID: 31526584.

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