September 2015

 

A nationwide analysis of the use and outcomes of perioperative epidural analgesia in patients undergoing hepatic and pancreatic surgery.

Amini N, Kim Y, Hyder O, Spolverato G, Wu CL, Page AJ, Pawlik TM.

Am J Surg. 2015 Sep;210(3):483-91.


Trends in Hospital Volume and Failure to Rescue for Pancreatic Surgery.

Amini N, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Pawlik TM.

J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Sep;19(9):1581-92.


The Role of Public Health in a Global Surgery Fellowship.

Boeck MA, Nagarajan N, Swaroop M.

J Surg Educ. 2015 Sep-Oct;72(5):776-7.


Diaspora engagement in humanitarian emergencies and beyond.

Nagarajan N, Smart B, Nwadiuko J.

Lancet. 2015 Sep 12;386(9998):1015-6.


The role of fiber supplementation in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Nagarajan N, Morden A, Bischof D, King EA, Kosztowski M, Wick EC, Stein EM.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Sep;27(9):1002-10.


Assessment of postdischarge complications after bariatric surgery: A National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis.

Chen SY, Stem M, Schweitzer MA, Magnuson TH, Lidor AO.

Surgery. 2015 Sep;158(3):777-86. 


Clinical presentation of patients with a thyroid follicular neoplasm: are there preoperative predictors of malignancy?

Najafian A, Olson MT, Schneider EB, Zeiger MA.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Sep;22(9):3007-13.


Early versus late readmission after surgery among patients with employer-provided health insurance.

Kim Y, Gani F, Lucas DJ, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Canner JK, Schneider EB, Pawlik TM.

Ann Surg. 2015 Sep;262(3):502-11; discussion 509-11. 


Hospitalization for esophageal achalasia in the United States.

Molena DMungo BStem MLidor AO.

World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Sep 25;7(13):1096-102. 


Organizational Culture Changes Result in Improvement in Patient-Centered Outcomes: Implementation of an Integrated Recovery Pathway for Surgical Patients.

Wick ECGalante DJHobson DBBenson ARLee KHBerenholtz SMEfron JEPronovost PJWu CL.

J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Sep;221(3):669-77; quiz 785-6.