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2016 Publications


The hazards of off-road motor sports: Are four wheels better than two?

Villegas CV, Bowman SM, Zogg CK, Scott VK, Haut ER, Stevens KA, Efron DT, Haider AH.

Injury. 2016 Jan;47(1):178-83.


A modified Kampala trauma score (KTS) effectively predicts mortality in trauma patients.

Weeks SR, Stevens KA, Haider AH, Efron DT, Haut ER, MacKenzie EJ, Schneider EB.

Injury. 2016 Jan;47(1):125-9. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2015.07.004. Epub 2015 Jul 20.


Haptoglobin 2-2 Genotype Is Associated With Cerebral Salt Wasting Syndrome in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.

Murthy SB, Caplan J, Levy AP, Pradilla G, Moradiya Y, Schneider EB, Shalom H, Ziai WC, Tamargo RJ, Nyquist PA.

Neurosurgery. 2016 Jan;78(1):71-6.


Thirty-day readmission after lower extremity bypass in diabetic patients.

Najafian A, Selvarajah S, Schneider EB, Malas MB, Ehlert BA, Orion KC, Haider AH, Abularrage CJ.

J Surg Res. 2016 Jan;200(1):356-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2015.06.061.


Reduction of Costs for Pelvic Exenteration Performed by High Volume Surgeons: Analysis of the Maryland Health Service Cost Review Commission Database.

Althumairi AA, Canner JK, Gorin MA, Fang SH, Gearhart SL, Wick EC, Safar B, Bivalacqua TJ, Efron JE.

Am Surg. 2016 Jan;82(1):46-52.


Benefits of Bowel Preparation Beyond Surgical Site Infection: A Retrospective Study.

Althumairi AA, Canner JK, Pawlik TM, Schneider E, Nagarajan N, Safar B, Efron JE.

Ann Surg. 2016 Jan 12.


Time to Chemotherapy After Abdominoperineal Resection: Comparison Between Primary Closure and Perineal Flap Reconstruction.

Althumairi AA, Canner JK, Ahuja N, Sacks JM, Safar B, Efron JE.

World J Surg. 2016 Jan;40(1):225-30.


Ocular injury in the United States: Emergency department visits from 2006-2011.

Haring RS, Canner JK, Haider AH, Schneider EB.

Injury. 2016 Jan;47(1):104-8.


Investigating the relationship between weather and violence in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Michel SJ, Wang H, Selvarajah S, Canner JK, Murrill M, Chi A, Efron DT, Schneider EB.

Injury. 2016 Jan;47(1):272-6.


US Surgeons' Perceptions of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health Care : A Cross-sectional Study.

Britton BV, Nagarajan N, Zogg CK, Selvarajah S, Torain MJ, Salim A, Haider AH.

JAMA Surg. 2016 Jan 27.


Assessing the Costs Associated with Volume-Based Referral for Hepatic Surgery.

Gani F, Pawlik TM.

J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Jan 14.

Hospital Bed Type, the Electronic Medical Record, and Safe Bed Elevation in the Intensive Care Setting.

Fitch ZW, Duquaine D, Ohkuma R, Schneider EB, Whitman GJ.

Am J Med Qual. 2016 Jan-Feb;31(1):69-72. doi: 10.1177/1062860614556743. [Epub 2014 Nov 3.]



Beta-blocker use is associated with lower stroke and death after carotid artery stenting.

Obeid T, Arhuidese I, Gaidry A, Qazi U, Abularrage C, Goodney P, Cronenwett J, Malas M.

J Vasc Surg. 2016 Feb;63(2):363-9.


Factors Associated With Interhospital Variability in Inpatient Costs of Liver and Pancreatic Resections.

Nelson-Williams H, Gani F, Kilic A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Wagner D, Amini N, Ejaz A, Pawlik TM.

JAMA Surg. 2016 Feb 1;151(2):155-63.


30-Day In-hospital Trauma Mortality in Four Urban University Hospitals Using an Indian Trauma Registry.

Roy N, Gerdin M, Ghosh S, Gupta A, Kumar V, Khajanchi M, Schneider EB, Gruen R, Tomson G, von Schreeb J.

World J Surg. 2016 Feb 24.


Predictors of Perineal Wound Complications and Prolonged Time to Perineal Wound Healing After Abdominoperineal Resection.

Althumairi AA, Canner JK, Gearhart SL, Safar B, Sacks J, Efron JE.

World J Surg. 2016 Feb 23. 


Validation of a modified Frailty Index to predict mortality in vascular surgery patients.

Ehlert BA, Najafian A, Orion KC, Malas MB, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ.

J Vasc Surg. 2016 Feb 26. pii: S0741-5214(16)00077-X.


One-Third of Patients in a National Cohort Initiating Hemodialysis With a Catheter Despite 6 Months of Nephrology Care.

Zarkowsky DS, Hicks CW, Malas MB.

JAMA Surg. 2016 Feb 24.


Burden of Infected Diabetic Foot Ulcers on Hospital Admissions and Costs.

Hicks CW, Selvarajah S, Mathioudakis N, Sherman RE, Hines KF, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ.

Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 Feb 22.

Effect of surgeon and anesthesiologist volume on surgical outcomes.

Gani F, Kim Y, Weiss MJ, Makary MA, Wolfgang CL, Hirose K, Cameron JL, Wasey JO, Frank SM, Pawlik TM.

J Surg Res. 2016 Feb;200(2):427-34. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2015.08.010. [Epub 2015 Aug 14.]


Socioeconomic correlates of trauma: An analysis of emergency ward patients in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Kacker S, Bishai D, Mballa GA, Monono ME, Schneider EB, Ngamby MK, Hyder AA, Juillard CJ.

Injury. 2016 Mar;47(3):658-64. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2015.12.011. Epub 2015 Dec 21.

Continuity of Private Health Insurance Coverage After Traumatic Brain Injury.

Lin JA, Canner JK, Schneider EB.

JAMA Surg. 2016 Mar 2. 


Epidemiology of Eye-Related Emergency Department Visits.

Channa R, Zafar SN, Canner JK, Haring RS, Schneider EB, Friedman DS.

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 Mar 1;134(3):312-9.


Shared Decision Making and Choice for Elective Surgical Care: A Systematic Review.

Boss EF, Mehta N, Nagarajan N, Links A, Benke JR, Berger Z, Espinel A, Meier J, Lipstein EA.

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Mar;154(3):405-20. [Epub 2015 Dec 8.]

Parathyroid surgery can be safely performed in a community hospital by experienced parathyroid surgeons: A retrospective cohort study.

Neychev VK, Ghanem M, Blackwood SL, Aragon Han P, Fazeli R, Schneider E, Najafian A, Bloch DC, Bard MC, Klarsfeld JH, Zeiger MA, Lipton RJ.

Int J Surg. 2016 Mar;27:72-6.

Evaluation of the Perceived Association Between Resident Turnover and the Outcomes of Patients Who Undergo Emergency General Surgery: Questioning the July Phenomenon.

Shah AA, Zogg CK, Nitzschke SL, Changoor NR, Havens JM, Salim A, Cooper Z, Haider AH.

JAMA Surg. 2016 Mar 1;151(3):217-24.

Association Between Insurance Status and Hospital Length of Stay Following Trauma.

Englum BRHui XZogg CKChaudhary MAVillegas CBolorunduro OBStevens KAHaut ERCornwell EEEfron DTHaider AH.

Am Surg. 2016 Mar;82(3):281-8.

Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) with high-grade dysplasia is a risk factor for the subsequent development of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Rezaee N, Barbon C, Zaki A, He J, Salman B, Hruban RH, Cameron JL, Herman JM, Ahuja N, Lennon AM, Weiss MJ, Wood LD, Wolfgang CL.

HPB (Oxford). 2016 Mar;18(3):236-46. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2015.10.010. [Epub 2015 Dec 10.]

Association of BRAF(V600E) Mutation and MicroRNA Expression with Central Lymph Node Metastases in Papillary Thyroid Cancer: A Prospective Study from Four Endocrine Surgery Centers.

Han PA, Kim HS, Cho S, Fazeli R, Najafian A, Khawaja H, McAlexander M, Dy B, Sorensen M, Aronova A, Sebo TJ, Giordano TJ, Fahey TJ 3rd, Thompson GB, Gauger PG, Somervell H, Bishop JA, Eshleman JR, Schneider EB, Witwer KW, Umbricht CB, Zeiger MA.

Thyroid. 2016 Apr;26(4):532-42.


Race and socioeconomic disparities in national stoma reversal rates.

Zafar SN, Changoor NR, Williams K, Acosta RD, Greene WR, Fullum TM, Haider AH, Cornwell EE 3rd, Tran DD.

Am J Surg. 2016 Apr;211(4):710-5.


The relative effect of hospital and surgeon volume on failure to rescue among patients undergoing liver resection for cancer.

Buettner S, Gani F, Amini N, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Kilic A, Wagner D, Pawlik TM.

Surgery. 2016 Apr;159(4):1004-12.


Thirty day postoperative outcomes following anterior lumbar interbody fusion using the national surgical quality improvement program database.

Abt NB, De la Garza-Ramos R, Olorundare IO, McCutcheon BA, Bydon A, Fogelson J, Nassr A, Bydon M.

Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2016 Apr;143:126-31. 


Insurance status and health-related quality-of-life disparities after trauma: results from a nationally representative survey in the US.

Alghnam S, Schneider EB, Castillo RC.

Qual Life Res. 2016 Apr;25(4):987-95.

Do African American Patients Treated with Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer have Worse Overall Survival? Accounting for Pathologic Staging and Patient Demographics Beyond Race Makes a Difference.

Kaye DRCanner JKKates MSchoenberg MPBivalacqua TJ.

Bl Cancer. 2016 Apr 27;2(2):225-234.


A novel score to estimate the risk of pneumonia after cardiac surgery.

Kilic AOhkuma RGrimm JCMagruder JTSussman MSchneider EBWhitman GJ.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May;151(5):1415-21. [Epub 2016 Jan 14.]

Burden of Infected Diabetic Foot Ulcers on Hospital Admissions and Costs.

Hicks CWSelvarajah SMathioudakis NSherman REHines KFBlack JH 3rdAbularrage CJ.

Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 May;33:149-58. Epub 2016 Feb 22.

Morbidity or mortality? Variations in trauma centres in the rescue of older injured patients.

Zafar SN, Shah AA, Zogg CK, Hashmi ZG, Greene WR, Haut ER, Cornwell EE 3rd, Haider AH.

Injury. 2016 May;47(5):1091-7. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2015.11.044. [Epub 2015 Dec 17.]


Outcomes after carotid artery stenting in hemodialysis patients.

Arhuidese IJObeid THicks CWYin KCanner JSegev DMalas MB.

J Vasc Surg. 2016 Jun;63(6):1511-6. [Epub 2016 Apr 19.]

"Halo effect" in trauma centers: does it extend to emergent colectomy?

Nagarajan NSelvarajah SGani FAlshaikh HNGiuliano KZogg CKSchneider EBHaider AH.

J Surg Res. 2016 Jun 1;203(1):231-7. 

30-Day In-hospital Trauma Mortality in Four Urban University Hospitals Using an Indian Trauma Registry.

Roy NGerdin MGhosh SGupta AKumar VKhajanchi MSchneider EBGruen RTomson Gvon Schreeb J.

World J Surg. 2016 Jun;40(6):1299-307.

Post-discharge complications after esophagectomy account for high readmission rates.

Chen SY, Molena D, Stem M, Mungo B, Lidor AO.

World J Gastroenterol. 2016 Jun 14;22(22):5246-53. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i22.5246.


Evaluation of the Effect of Diagnostic Molecular Testing on the Surgical Decision-Making Process for Patients With Thyroid Nodules.

Noureldine SINajafian AAragon Han POlson MTGenther DJSchneider EBPrescott JDAgrawal NMathur AZeiger MATufano RP.

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jul 1;142(7):676-82. 

Tackling causes and costs of ED presentation for American football injuries: a population-level study.

Smart BJ, Haring RS, Asemota AO, Scott JW, Canner JK, Nejim BJ, George BP, Alsulaim H, Kirsch TD, Schneider EB.

Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Jul;34(7):1198-204. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.02.057. [Epub 2016 Feb 26]


Risk factors for wound complications after abdominoperinal resection: analysis of the ACS NSQIP database.

Althumairi AA, Canner JK, Gearhart SL, Safar B, Fang SH, Wick EC, Efron JE.

Colorectal Dis. 2016 Jul;18(7):O260-6. doi: 10.1111/codi.13384. [Epub 2016 May 14]


Hospital markup and operation outcomes in the United States.

Gani F, Ejaz A, Makary MA, Pawlik TM.

Surgery. 2016 Jul;160(1):169-77. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2016.03.014. [Epub 2016 May 5.]

Awareness of racial/ethnic disparities in surgical outcomes and care: factors affecting acknowledgment and action.

Britton BV, Nagarajan N, Zogg CK, Selvarajah S, Schupper AJ, Kironji AG, Lwin AT, Cerullo M, Salim A, Haider AH.

Am J Surg. 2016 Jul;212(1):102-108.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.07.022. [Epub 2015 Oct 29.]

Long-term outcomes in treatment of retroperitoneal sarcomas: A 15 year single-institution evaluation of prognostic features.

Abdelfatah E, Guzzetta AA, Nagarajan N, Wolfgang CL, Pawlik TM, Choti MA, Schulick R, Montgomery EA, Meyer C, Thornton K, Herman J, Terezakis S, Frassica D, Ahuja N.

J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jul;114(1):56-64. doi: 10.1002/jso.24256. [Epub 2016 Apr 13.]

Hospital readmission after multiple major operative procedures among patients with employer provided health insurance.

Kim Y, Gani F, Canner JK, Margonis GA, Makary MA, Schneider EB, Pawlik TM.

Surgery. 2016 Jul;160(1):178-90. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2016.01.025. [Epub 2016 Apr 14.]


Outcomes of abdominoperineal resection for management of anal cancer in HIV-positive patients: a national case review.

Leeds ILAlturki HCanner JKSchneider EBEfron JEWick ECGearhart SLSafar BFang SH.

World J Surg Oncol. 2016 Aug 5;14(1):208.

Predictors of perioperative outcomes after carotid revascularization.

Nejim BObeid TArhuidese IHicks CWang SCanner JMalas M.

J Surg Res. 2016 Aug;204(2):267-73. 

Racial disparities after vascular trauma are age-dependent.

Hicks CW, Canner JK, Zarkowsky DS, Arhuidese I, Obeid T, Malas MB.

J Vasc Surg. 2016 Aug;64(2):418-424. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.01.049. Epub 2016 Mar 15.


Thirty-day re-admission after traumatic brain injury: Results from MarketScan®.

Canner JKGiuliano KGani FSchneider EBBrain Inj. 2016 Sep 2:1-6. 

Comprehensive Assessment of Factors Associated With In-Hospital Mortality After Elective Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.

Hicks CW, Canner JK, Arhuidese I, Obeid T, Black JH 3rd, Malas MB.

JAMA Surg. 2016 Sep 1;151(9):838-45. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.0782. [Epub 2016 May 18]


Metformin Use Is Associated with Improved Survival in Patients Undergoing Resection for Pancreatic Cancer.

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

J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Sep;20(9):1572-80. doi: 10.1007/s11605-016-3173-4. [Epub 2016 Jun 2.]


Survival outcomes after prolonged intensive care unit length of stay among trauma patients: The evidence for never giving up.

Kisat MT, Latif A, Zogg CK, Haut ER, Zafar SN, Hashmi ZG, Oyetunji TA, Cornwell EE 3rd, Zafar H, Haider AH.

Surgery. 2016 Sep;160(3):771-80. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2016.04.024. [Epub 2016 Jun 3.]

Incidence, reasons, and risk factors for readmission after surgery for benign distal esophageal disease.

Poupore AK, Stem M, Molena D, Lidor AO.

Surgery. 2016 Sep;160(3):599-606. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2016.04.037. [Epub 2016 Jun 28.]


Readmission after major surgery: effect of the postdischarge environment.

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

J Surg Res. 2016 Oct;205(2):318-26. [Epub 2016 Jul 5.]

Perioperative and Long-term Outcomes After Carotid Endarterectomy in Hemodialysis Patients.

Cooper M, Arhuidese IJ, Obeid T, Hicks CW, Canner J, Malas MB.

JAMA Surg. 2016 Oct 1;151(10):947-952. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.1504. [Epub 2016 Jun 29.]

Epidemiologic Trends of Chemical Ocular Burns in the United States.

Haring RS, Sheffield ID, Channa R, Canner JK, Schneider EB.

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 Oct 1;134(10):1119-1124. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.2645. [Epub 2016 Aug 4.]

Modified Appleby Procedure for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Does Improved Neoadjuvant Therapy Warrant Such an Aggressive Approach?

Peters NA, Javed AA, Cameron JL, Makary MA, Hirose K, Pawlik TM, He J, Wolfgang CL, Weiss MJ.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Oct;23(11):3757-64. doi: 10.1245/s10434-016-5303-3. [Epub 2016 Jun 21.]


National Trends in Postoperative Outcomes and Cost Comparing Minimally Invasive Versus Open Liver and Pancreatic Surgery.

Okunrintemi V, Gani F, Pawlik TM.

J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Nov;20(11):1836-1843. [Epub 2016 Sep 9.]

RAS Mutations, and RET/PTC and PAX8/PPAR-gamma Chromosomal Rearrangements Are Also Prevalent in Benign Thyroid Lesions: Implications Thereof and A Systematic Review.

Najafian A, Noureldine S, Azar F, Atallah C, Trinh G, Schneider EB, Tufano RP, Zeiger MA.

Thyroid. 2016 [Epub 2016 Nov 16]

Contemporary outcomes of open thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: functional status is the strongest predictor of perioperative mortality.

Obeid T, Hicks CW, Yin K, Arhuidese I, Nejim B, Kilic A, Black JH, Malas M.

J Surg Res. 2016 Nov;206(1):9-15. [Epub 2016 Jun 29]


Implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Insurance Coverage and Rehabilitation Use Among Young Adult Trauma Patients.

Zogg CK, Payró Chew F, Scott JW, Wolf LL, Tsai TC, Najjar P, Olufajo OA, Schneider EB, Haut ER, Haider AH, Canner JK.

JAMA Surg. 2016 Dec 21;151(12):e163609. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.3609. Epub 2016 Dec 21.

Diabetes does not worsen outcomes following infrageniculate bypass or endovascular intervention for patients with critical limb ischemia.

Hicks CW, Najafian A, Farber A, Menard MT, Malas MB, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ.

J Vasc Surg. 2016 Dec;64(6):1667-1674.e1

Predictors of improved survival for patients with retroperitoneal sarcoma.

Giuliano KNagarajan NCanner JKWolfgang CLBivalacqua TTerezakis SHerman JSchneider EBAhuja NSurgery. 2016 Dec;160(6):1628-1635. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2016.05.041. Epub 2016 Aug 2.

Influence of Specialty Training and Trainee Involvement on Perioperative Outcomes of Esophagectomy.

Khoushhal Z, Canner J, Schneider E, Stem M, Haut E, Mungo B, Lidor A, Molena D.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec;102(6):1829-1836. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.06.025. Epub 2016 Aug 25.

Variation in inpatient hospital and physician payments among patients undergoing general versus orthopedic operations. Ejaz AGani FKim YPawlik TMSurgery. 2016 Dec;160(6):1657-1665. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2016.07.013. Epub 2016 Aug 21.

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