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1. Scarborough JE, Schumacher J, Kent KC, Heise CP, Greenberg CC. Associations of Specific Postoperative Complications With Outcomes After Elective Colon Resection: A Procedure-Targeted Approach Toward Surgical Quality Improvement. JAMA Surg 2016 Dec 07; ():e164681.
[PubMed ID: 27926773]
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2. Chang AL, Kim Y, Ertel AE, Hoehn RS, Wima K, Abbott DE, Shah SA. Case mix-adjusted cost of colectomy at low-, middle-, and high-volume academic centers. Surgery 2016 Dec 02.
[PubMed ID: 27919447]
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3. Drifka CR, Loeffler AG, Esquibel CR, Weber SM, Eliceiri KW, Kao WJ. Human pancreatic stellate cells modulate 3D collagen alignment to promote the migration of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma cells. Biomed Microdevices 2016 Dec; 18(6):105.
[PubMed ID: 27819128]
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4. Hyman DA, Saha S, Nayar HS, Doyle JF, Agarwal SK, Chaiet SR. Patterns of Facial Fractures and Protective Device Use in Motor Vehicle Collisions From 2007 to 2012. JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2016 Dec 1; 18(6):455-461.
[PubMed ID: 27441732]
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5. Daly MC, Hanseman DJ, Abbott DE, Shah SA, Paquette IM. Hospital Variability in Use of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Patients with Stage 2 and 3 Colon Cancer. Dis. Colon Rectum 2016 Dec; 59(12):1134-1141.
[PubMed ID: 27824698]
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6. Kinner S, Schubert TB, Nocerino EA, Hynes S, Colgan TJ, Loeffler AG, Brace C, Reeder SB, Winslow E. MR visible localization device for radiographic-pathologic correlation of surgical specimens. Magn Reson Imaging 2016 Nov 26.
[PubMed ID: 27899330]
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7. Nathwani JN, Glarner CE, Law KE, McDonald RJ, Zelenski AB, Greenberg JA, Foley EF. Integrating Postoperative Feedback Into Workflow: Perceived Practices and Barriers. J Surg Educ 2016 Nov 25.
[PubMed ID: 27894938]
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8. Abbott DE, Tzeng CW, McMillan MT, Callery MP, Kent TS, Christein JD, Behrman SW, Schauer DP, Hanseman DJ, Eckman MH, Vollmer CM. Pancreas fistula risk prediction: implications for hospital costs and payments. HPB (Oxford) 2016 Nov 21.
[PubMed ID: 27884544]
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9. Long KL, Etzel C, Rich T, Hyde S, Perrier ND, Graham PH, Lee JE, Hu MI, Cote GJ, Gagel R, Grubbs EG. All in the family? Analyzing the impact of family history in addition to genotype on medullary thyroid carcinoma aggressiveness in MEN2A patients. Fam. Cancer 2016 Nov 18.
[PubMed ID: 27864651]
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10. Phitayakorn R, Kelz RR, Petrusa E, Sippel RS, Sturgeon C, Patel KN, Perrier ND. Expert consensus of general surgery residents' proficiency with common endocrine operations. Surgery 2016 Nov 16.
[PubMed ID: 27865597]
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11. Lou I, Balentine C, Clarkson S, Schneider DF, Sippel RS, Chen H. How long should we follow patients after apparently curative parathyroidectomy? Surgery 2016 Nov 15.
[PubMed ID: 27863779]
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12. Israel JS, Greenhalgh DG, Gibson AL. Variations in Burn Excision and Grafting: A Survey of the American Burn Association. J Burn Care Res 2016 Nov 15.
[PubMed ID: 27893575]
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13. Pitt SC, Lubitz CC. Complex decision-making in thyroid cancer: Costs and consequences-Is less more? Surgery 2016 Nov 14.
[PubMed ID: 27855971]
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14. Randle RW, Balentine CJ, Leverson GE, Havlena JA, Sippel RS, Schneider DF, Pitt SC. Trends in the presentation, treatment, and survival of patients with medullary thyroid cancer over the past 30 years. Surgery 2016 Nov 11.
[PubMed ID: 27842913]
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15. Papageorge CM, Kennedy GD, Carchman EH. Preoperative blood transfusion is a predictor of worse short-term postoperative outcomes after colectomy. Surgery 2016 Nov 9.
[PubMed ID: 27838105]
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16. Haines KL, Agarwal S. Postoperative Pulmonary Complications-A Multifactorial Outcome. JAMA Surg 2016 Nov 9.
[PubMed ID: 27829075]
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17. Ethun CG, Postlewait LM, Le N, Pawlik TM, Buettner S, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Jin LX, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins C, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Merchant N, Cardona K, Maithel SK. A Novel Pathology-Based Preoperative Risk Score to Predict Locoregional Residual and Distant Disease and Survival for Incidental Gallbladder Cancer: A 10-Institution Study from the U.S. Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium. Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Nov 3.
[PubMed ID: 27812827]
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18. Bohnen JD, George BC, Williams RG, Schuller MC, DaRosa DA, Torbeck L, Mullen JT, Meyerson SL, Auyang ED, Chipman JG, Choi JN, Choti MA, Endean ED, Foley EF, Mandell SP, Meier AH, Smink DS, Terhune KP, Wise PE, Soper NJ, Zwischenberger JB, Lillemoe KD, Dunnington GL, Fryer JP, Procedural Learning and Safety Collaborative (PLSC) . The Feasibility of Real-Time Intraoperative Performance Assessment With SIMPL (System for Improving and Measuring Procedural Learning): Early Experience From a Multi-institutional Trial. J Surg Educ 2016 Nov - Dec; 73(6):e118-e130.
[PubMed ID: 27886971]
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19. Liu JB, Weber SM, Berian JR, Chen S, Cohen ME, Ko CY, Bilimoria KY. Role of Operative Complexity Variables in Risk Adjustment for Patients With Cancer. JAMA Surg 2016 Nov 1; 151(11):1084-1086.
[PubMed ID: 27486963]
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20. Pugh CM. A Holistic Model of Surgical Expertise and Competency. Ann. Surg. 2016 Nov 1.
[PubMed ID: 27805965]
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21. Englum BR, Rialon KL, Kim J, Shapiro ML, Scarborough JE, Rice HE, Adibe OO, Tracy ET. Current use and outcomes of helicopter transport in pediatric trauma: a review of 18,291 transports. J. Pediatr. Surg. 2016 Oct 27.
[PubMed ID: 27852453]
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22. Ethun CG, Postlewait LM, Le N, Pawlik TM, Buettner S, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Jin LX, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins C, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Kooby DA, Maithel SK. Association of Optimal Time Interval to Re-resection for Incidental Gallbladder Cancer With Overall Survival: A Multi-Institution Analysis From the US Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium. JAMA Surg 2016 Oct 26.
[PubMed ID: 27784058]
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23. Lee CW, Salem AI, Schneider DF, Leverson GE, Tran TB, Poultsides GA, Postlewait LM, Maithel SK, Wang TS, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Phay JE, Shirley L, Fields RC, Jin LX, Pawlik TM, Prescott JD, Sicklick JK, Gad S, Yopp AC, Mansour JC, Duh QY, Seiser N, Solorzano CC, Kiernan CM, Votanopoulos KI, Levine EA, Weber SM. Minimally Invasive Resection of Adrenocortical Carcinoma: a Multi-Institutional Study of 201 Patients. J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2016 Oct 21.
[PubMed ID: 27770290]
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24. Drifka CR, Loeffler AG, Mathewson K, Keikhosravi A, Eickhoff JC, Liu Y, Weber SM, Kao WJ, Eliceiri KW. Highly aligned stromal collagen is a negative prognostic factor following pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma resection. Oncotarget 2016 Oct 20.
[PubMed ID: 27776346]
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25. Postlewait LM, Ethun CG, McInnis MR, Merchant N, Parikh A, Idrees K, Isom CA, Hawkins W, Fields RC, Strand M, Weber SM, Cho CS, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins C, Bentrem D, Kim HJ, Carr J, Ahmad S, Abbott DE, Wilson GC, Kooby DA, Maithel SK. Association of Preoperative Risk Factors With Malignancy in Pancreatic Mucinous Cystic Neoplasms: A Multicenter Study. JAMA Surg 2016 Oct 19.
[PubMed ID: 27760255]
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26. Alhefdhi A, Ahmad K, Sippel R, Chen H, Schneider DF. Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Levels at 5 min Can Identify Multigland Disease. Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Oct 14.
[PubMed ID: 27743228]
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27. Long K, Ruiz J, Kee S, Kowalski A, Goravanchi F, Cerny J, French K, Hernandez M, Perrier N, Rebello E. Effect of adjunctive dexmedetomidine on postoperative intravenous opioid administration in patients undergoing thyroidectomy in an ambulatory setting. J Clin Anesth 2016 Dec; 35():361-364.
[PubMed ID: 27871557]
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28. Essig GF, Porter K, Schneider D, Arpaia D, Lindsey SC, Busonero G, Fineberg D, Fruci B, Boelaert K, Smit JW, Meijer JA, Duntas LH, Sharma N, Costante G, Filetti S, Sippel RS, Biondi B, Topliss DJ, Pacini F, Maciel RM, Walz PC, Kloos RT. Multifocality in Sporadic Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma: An International Multicenter Study. Thyroid 2016 Nov; 26(11):1563-1572.
[PubMed ID: 27604949]
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29. Neuman HB, Schumacher JR, Schneider DF, Winslow ER, Busch RA, Tucholka JL, Smith MA, Greenberg CC. Variation in the Types of Providers Participating in Breast Cancer Follow-Up Care: A SEER-Medicare Analysis. Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Oct 5.
[PubMed ID: 27709403]
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30. Carchman EH, Matkowskyj KA, Meske L, Lambert PF. Dysregulation of Autophagy Contributes to Anal Carcinogenesis. PLoS ONE 2016; 11(10):e0164273.
[PubMed ID: 27706233, PMCID: 5051741]
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31. Ertel AE, Wima K, Hoehn RS, Chang AL, Hohmann SF, Ahmad SA, Sussman JJ, Shah SA, Abbott DE. Variability in postoperative resource utilization after pancreaticoduodenectomy: Who is responsible. Surgery 2016 Dec; 160(6):1477-1484.
[PubMed ID: 27712874]
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32. Go DE, Abbott DE, Wima K, Hanseman DJ, Ertel AE, Chang AL, Shah SA, Hoehn RS. Addressing the High Costs of Pancreaticoduodenectomy at Safety-Net Hospitals. JAMA Surg 2016 Oct 1; 151(10):908-914.
[PubMed ID: 27464312]
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33. Zureikat AH, Postlewait LM, Liu Y, Gillespie TW, Weber SM, Abbott DE, Ahmad SA, Maithel SK, Hogg ME, Zenati M, Cho CS, Salem A, Xia B, Steve J, Nguyen TK, Keshava HB, Chalikonda S, Walsh RM, Talamonti MS, Stocker SJ, Bentrem DJ, Lumpkin S, Kim HJ, Zeh HJ, Kooby DA. A Multi-institutional Comparison of Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic and Open Pancreaticoduodenectomy. Ann. Surg. 2016 Oct; 264(4):640-9.
[PubMed ID: 27433907]
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34. Zaman JA, Lidor AO. The Optimal Approach to Symptomatic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair: Important Technical Considerations. Curr Gastroenterol Rep 2016 Oct; 18(10):53.
[PubMed ID: 27595155]
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35. Frasier LL, Pavuluri Quamme SR, Becker A, Booth S, Gutt A, Wiegmann D, Greenberg CC. Investigating Teamwork in the Operating Room: Engaging Stakeholders and Setting the Agenda. JAMA Surg 2016 Sep 28.
[PubMed ID: 27682029]
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36. Gunter R, Fernandes-Taylor S, Mahnke A, Awoyinka L, Schroeder C, Wiseman J, Sullivan S, Bennett K, Greenberg C, Kent KC. Evaluating Patient Usability of an Image-Based Mobile Health Platform for Postoperative Wound Monitoring. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2016 Sep 28; 4(3):e113.
[PubMed ID: 27683059, PMCID: 5062001]
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37. Taylor LJ, Greenberg CC, Lidor AO, Leverson GE, Maloney JD, Macke RA. Utilization of surgical treatment for local and locoregional esophageal cancer: Analysis of the National Cancer Data Base. Cancer 2016 Sep 28.
[PubMed ID: 27680893]
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38. Beal EW, Wei L, Ethun CG, Black SM, Dillhoff M, Salem A, Weber SM, Tran T, Poultsides G, Son AY, Hatzaras I, Jin L, Fields RC, Buettner S, Pawlik TM, Scoggins C, Martin RC, Isom CA, Idrees K, Mogal HD, Shen P, Maithel SK, Schmidt CR. Elevated NLR in gallbladder cancer and cholangiocarcinoma - making bad cancers even worse: results from the US Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium. HPB (Oxford) 2016 Sep 24.
[PubMed ID: 27683047, PMCID: 5094484]
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39. Nathwani JN, Fiers RM, Ray RD, Witt AK, Law KE, DiMarco S, Pugh CM. Relationship Between Technical Errors and Decision-Making Skills in the Junior Resident. J Surg Educ 2016 Nov - Dec; 73(6):e84-e90.
[PubMed ID: 27671618]
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40. Laufer S, D'Angelo AD, Kwan C, Ray RD, Yudkowsky R, Boulet JR, McGaghie WC, Pugh CM. Rescuing the Clinical Breast Examination: Advances in Classifying Technique and Assessing Physician Competency. Ann. Surg. 2016 Sep 21.
[PubMed ID: 27655241]
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41. Tran TB, Postlewait LM, Maithel SK, Prescott JD, Wang TS, Glenn J, Phay JE, Keplinger K, Fields RC, Jin LX, Weber SM, Salem A, Sicklick JK, Gad S, Yopp AC, Mansour JC, Duh QY, Seiser N, Solorzano CC, Kiernan CM, Votanopoulos KI, Levine EA, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Pawlik TM, Norton JA, Poultsides GA. Actual 10-year survivors following resection of adrenocortical carcinoma. J Surg Oncol 2016 Sep 16.
[PubMed ID: 27633419]
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42. Tran TB, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM, Wang TS, Hatzaras I, Phay JE, Fields RC, Weber SM, Sicklick JK, Yopp AC, Duh QY, Solorzano CC, Votanopoulos KI, Poultsides GA. Clinical Score Predicting Long-Term Survival after Repeat Resection for Recurrent Adrenocortical Carcinoma. J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2016 Dec; 223(6):794-803.
[PubMed ID: 27618748]
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43. Gerry JM, Tran TB, Postlewait LM, Maithel SK, Prescott JD, Wang TS, Glenn JA, Phay JE, Keplinger K, Fields RC, Jin LX, Weber SM, Salem A, Sicklick JK, Gad S, Yopp AC, Mansour JC, Duh QY, Seiser N, Solorzano CC, Kiernan CM, Votanopoulos KI, Levine EA, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Pawlik TM, Norton JA, Poultsides GA. Lymphadenectomy for Adrenocortical Carcinoma: Is There a Therapeutic Benefit? Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Sep 2.
[PubMed ID: 27590329]
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44. Tominaga GT, Staudenmayer KL, Shafi S, Schuster KM, Savage SA, Ross S, Muskat P, Mowery NT, Miller P, Inaba K, Cohen MJ, Ciesla D, Brown CV, Agarwal S, Aboutanos MB, Utter GH, Crandall M, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Committee on Patient Assessment . The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma grading scale for 16 emergency general surgery conditions: Disease-specific criteria characterizing anatomic severity grading. J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 Sep; 81(3):593-602.
[PubMed ID: 27257696]
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45. Hoehn RS, Hanseman DJ, Chang AL, Daly MC, Ertel AE, Abbott DE, Shah SA, Paquette IM. Surgeon Characteristics Supersede Hospital Characteristics in Mortality After Urgent Colectomy. J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2016 Sep 1.
[PubMed ID: 27586190]
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46. Busch RA, Curtis CS, Kight CE, Leverson GE, Ma Y, Maursetter L, Kudsk KA. An Institutional Change in Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy: Nutrition Support Team Resolves Resultant Severe Hypophosphatemia. Nutr Clin Pract 2016 Sep 1.
[PubMed ID: 27589256]
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47. Schulman AM, Mirrielees JA, Leverson G, Landercasper J, Greenberg C, Wilke LG. Reexcision Surgery for Breast Cancer: An Analysis of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) Mastery(SM) Database Following the SSO-ASTRO "No Ink on Tumor" Guidelines. Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Aug 31.
[PubMed ID: 27581607]
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48. Schmocker RK, Greenberg JA. An Unusual Trocar Site Hernia after Prostatectomy. Case Rep Surg 2016; 2016():3257824.
[PubMed ID: 27648335, PMCID: 5018338]
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49. Kim Y, Chang AL, Wima K, Ertel AE, Diwan TS, Abbott DE, Shah SA. The impact of morbid obesity on resource utilization after renal transplantation. Surgery 2016 Dec; 160(6):1544-1550.
[PubMed ID: 27574775, PMCID: 5118075]
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50. Khoushhal Z, Canner J, Schneider E, Stem M, Haut E, Mungo B, Lidor A, Molena D. Influence of Specialty Training and Trainee Involvement on Perioperative Outcomes of Esophagectomy. Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2016 Dec; 102(6):1829-1836.
[PubMed ID: 27570158]
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