November 2016

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]