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  • Drucker, Natalie A.; Blaibel, Maher F.; Nagaraju, Santosh; Wang, S. Keisin; Goggins, William; Fajardo, Andres (Sage, 2019-08)
    We present a case of an 18-year-old female with neurofibromatosis type 1 who presented with abdominal pain and weight loss secondary to chronic mesenteric ischemia due to celiac axis occlusion and was subsequently found ...
  • Kays, Joshua K.; Milgrom, Daniel P.; Butler, James R.; Liang, Tiffany W.; Valsangkar, Nakul P.; Wojcik, Brandon; Frye, C. Corbin; Maluccio, Mary A.; Kubal, Chandrashekhar A.; Koniaris, Leonidas G. (Public Library of Science, 2019-10-16)
    BACKGROUND: General surgical operations on patients with cirrhosis have historically been associated with high morbidity and mortality rates. This study examines a contemporary series of patients with cirrhosis undergoing ...
  • Athanasiadis, Dimitrios I.; Mylonas, Konstantinos S.; Kasparian, Karampet; Ziogas, Ioannis A.; Vlachopoulou, Dimitra; Sfyridis, Panagiotis G.; Schizas, Dimitrios; Spartalis, Eleftherios; Nikiteas, Nikolaos; Hemmati, Pouya; Kalangos, Afksendiyos; Avgerinos, Dimitrios V. (Springer, 2019-08)
    Tetralogy of Fallot (ToF) is one of the most common cyanotic congenital heart defects. We sought to summarize all available data regarding the epidemiology and perioperative outcomes of syndromic ToF patients. A PRISMA-compliant ...
  • Selzer, Don J.; Stefanidis, Dimitrios (Elsevier, 2019-09)
    One in 500 to 700 pregnancies in the United States are complicated by an abdominal emergency necessitating surgery. Addressing these emergencies during pregnancy presents several decision making challenges and commonly ...
  • Ekser, Burcin; Kubal, Chandrashekhar A. (Elsevier, 2019-08)
  • Carpenter, Kyle L.; Breckler, Francine D.; Gray, Brian W. (Elsevier, 2019-09)
    Background There are no clear guidelines for the use of mechanical bowel preparation and postoperative antibiotics in children undergoing elective colorectal pull-through surgery. The objective of this study was to determine ...
  • Bonetto, Andrea; Rupert, Joseph E.; Barreto, Rafael; Zimmers, Teresa A. (JoVE, 2016-11-30)
    Cancer cachexia is the progressive loss of skeletal muscle mass and adipose tissue, negative nitrogen balance, anorexia, fatigue, inflammation, and activation of lipolysis and proteolysis systems. Cancer patients with ...
  • Samy, Kannan P.; Brennan, Todd V. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2018-10)
  • Kutkut, Issa; Rachwan, Rayan Jo; Timsina, Lava R.; Ghabril, Marwan S.; Lacerda, Marco A.; Kubal, Chandrashekhar A.; Bourdillon, Patrick D.; Mangus, Richard S. (Wiley, 2019)
    Background A previous study at Indiana University demonstrated a reduction in myocardial infarction (MI) incidence with increased frequency of cardiac catheterization (CATH) in liver transplant (LT) candidates. A strict ...
  • Leys, Charles M.; Hirschl, Ronald B.; Kohler, Jonathan E.; Cherney-Stafford, Linda; Marka, Nicholas; Fallat, Mary E.; Gadepalli, Samir K.; Fraser, Jason D.; Grabowski, Julia; Burns, R. Cartland; Downard, Cynthia D.; Foley, David S.; Halleran, Devin R.; Helmrath, Michael A.; Kabre, Rashmi; Knezevich, Michellle S.; Lal, Dave R.; Landman, Matthew P.; Lawrence, Amy E.; Mak, Grace Z.; Minneci, Peter C.; Musili, Ninette; Rymeski, Beth; Saito, Jacqueline M.; Sato, Thomas T.; St. Peter, Shawn D.; Warner, Brad W.; Ostlie, Daniel J. (Elsevier, 2019)
    Purpose Chest tube (CT) management for pediatric primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) is associated with long hospital stays and high recurrence rates. To streamline management, we explored simple aspiration as a test ...
  • Cerise, Adam; Nagaraju, Santosh; Powelson, John A.; Lutz, Andrew; Fridell, Jonathan A. (Wiley, 2019-12)
    Background Total pancreatectomy for chronic pancreatitis leads to brittle diabetes and challenging glycemic control with half of all patients experiencing severe hypoglycemia, many requiring medical intervention or ...
  • Lawrence, Amy E.; Fallat, Mary E.; Hewitt, Geri; Hertweck, Paige; Onwuka, Amanda; Afrazi, Amin; Bence, Christina; Burns, Robert C.; Corkum, Kristine S.; Dillon, Patrick A.; Ehrlich, Peter F.; Fraser, Jason D.; Gonzalez, Dani O.; Grabowski, Julia E.; Kabre, Rashmi; Lal, Dave R.; Landman, Matthew P.; Leys, Charles M.; Mak, Grace Z.; Overman, R. Elliott; Rademacher, Brooks L.; Raiji, Manish T.; Sato, Thomas T.; Scannell, Madeline; Sujka, Joseph A.; Wright, Tiffany; Minneci, Peter C.; Deans, Katherine J.; Aldrink, Jennifer H. (Elsevier, 2019)
    Purpose The purpose of this study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of tumor markers for malignancy in girls with ovarian neoplasms. Methods A retrospective review of girls 2–21 years who presented for surgical ...
  • Das, Amitava; Abas, Motaz; Biswas, Nirupam; Banerjee, Pradipta; Ghosh, Nandini; Rawat, Atul; Khanna, Savita; Roy, Sashwati; Sen, Chandan K. (Nature Research, 2019-10-04)
    Collagen containing wound-care dressings are extensively used. However, the mechanism of action of these dressings remain unclear. Earlier studies utilizing a modified collagen gel (MCG) dressing demonstrated improved ...
  • Awasthi, Niranjan; Schwarz, Margaret A.; Zhang, Changhua; Schwarz, Roderich E. (American Association for Cancer Research, 2018-11)
    Gastric adenocarcinoma (GAC) remains the third most common cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Systemic chemotherapy is commonly recommended as a fundamental treatment for metastatic GAC; however, standard treatment ...
  • Lattimore, Sherene; Skill, Nicholas J.; Maluccio, Mary A.; Elliott, Holly; Dobben, Elizabeth; Shafuddin, Asif; Goggins, William C. (Wolters Kluwer, 2019-09-27)
    Rabbit antithymocyte globulin (rATG) use for immunosuppression induction is widespread but is contraindicated by the presence of anti-rATG antibodies. This study reports the incidence of positive anti-rATG antibody titers ...
  • Madan, Esha; Parker, Taylor M.; Pelham, Christopher J.; Palma, Antonio M.; Peixoto, Maria L.; Nagane, Masaki; Chandaria, Aliya; Tomás, Ana R.; Canas-Marques, Rita; Henriques, Vanessa; Galzerano, Antonio; Cabral-Teixeira, Joaquim; Selvendiran, Karuppaiyah; Kuppusamy, Periannan; Carvalho, Carlos; Beltran, Antonio; Moreno, Eduardo; Pati, Uttam K.; Gogna, Rajan (Oxford University Press, 2019-11-04)
    Chronic hypoxia is associated with a variety of physiological conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, ischemia/reperfusion injury, stroke, diabetic vasculopathy, epilepsy and cancer. At the molecular level, hypoxia manifests ...
  • Erwin, Graham S.; Crisostomo, Paul R.; Wang, Yue; Wang, Meijing; Markel, Troy A.; Guzman, Mike; Sando, Ian C.; Sharma, Rahul; Meldrum, Daniel R. (Elsevier, 2009-04)
    BACKGROUND: Stem cell therapy is a promising treatment modality for injured cardiac tissue. A novel mechanism for this cardioprotection may include paracrine actions. Our lab has recently shown that gender differences ...
  • Zogg, Cheryl K.; Ottesen, Taylor D.; Kebaish, Kareem; Galivanche, Anoop; Murthy, Shilpa; Changoor, Navin R.; Zogg, Donald L.; Pawlik, Timothy M.; Haider, Adil H. (Springer Nature, 2018-11)
    BACKGROUND: Rising healthcare costs have led to increased focus on the need to achieve a higher "value of care." As value-maximization efforts expand to include more complex surgical patients, evidence to support ...
  • Crafts, Trevor D.; Bell, Teresa M.; Srisuwananukorn, Andrew; Applebaum, Harry; Markel, Troy A. (Elsevier, 2018-11)
    PURPOSE: Employment opportunities for graduating pediatric surgeons vary from year to year. Significant turnover among new employees indicates fellowship graduates may be unsophisticated in choosing job opportunities ...
  • Vining, Patrick; Birdas, Thomas J. (AME Publishing Company, 2019-08-11)
    While management of locally advanced esophageal cancer has mostly involved multimodality therapy, management of clinical T2N0 patients has been more controversial, primarily as a result of inaccurate clinical staging with ...

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