February 2017

A comparison of trends in operative approach and postoperative outcomes for colorectal cancer surgery.

Addae JK, Gani F, Fang SY, Wick EC, Althumairi AA, Efron JE, Canner JK, Euhus DM, Schneider EB.

J Surg Res. 2017 Feb;208:111-120. Epub 2016 Sep 17

Below-knee endovascular interventions have better outcomes compared to open bypass for patients with critical limb ischemia.

Hicks CWNajafian AFarber AMenard MTMalas MBBlack JH 3rdAbularrage CJ.

Vasc Med. 2017 Feb;22(1):28-34. doi: 10.1177/1358863X16676901. Epub 2016 Dec 9.

Use of the Modified Frailty Index in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Improvement Program Database: Highlighting the Problem of Missing Data.

Gani F, Canner JK, Pawlik TM.

JAMA Surg. 2017 Feb 1;152(2):205-207. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.3479.

The price of surgery: markup of operative procedures in the United States.

Gani F, Makary MA, Pawlik TM.

J Surg Res. 2017 Feb;208:192-197. [Epub 2016 Sep 28]

Causes, Timing, Hospital Costs and Perioperative Outcomes of Index vs Nonindex Hospital Readmissions after Radical Cystectomy: Implications for Regionalization of Care.

Chappidi MR, Kates M, Stimson CJ, Johnson MH, Pierorazio PM, Bivalacqua TJ.

J Urol. 2017 Feb;197(2):296-301. [Epub 2016 Aug 18]