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. 

PMID:30470370 

 

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. 

PMID:30077751 

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. 

PMID:30303886 

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. 

PMID:29897156 

 

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.  

PMID:29729944