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1. George BC, Bohnen JD, Williams RG, Meyerson SL, Schuller MC, Clark MJ, Meier AH, Torbeck L, Mandell SP, Mullen JT, Smink DS, Scully RE, Chipman JG, Auyang ED, Terhune KP, Wise PE, Choi JN, Foley EF, Dimick JB, Choti MA, Soper NJ, Lillemoe KD, Zwischenberger JB, Dunnington GL, DaRosa DA, Fryer JP, Procedural Learning and Safety Collaborative (PLSC) . Readiness of US General Surgery Residents for Independent Practice. Ann. Surg. 2017 Oct; 266(4):582-594.
[PubMed ID: 28742711]
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2. Ingraham AM, Agarwal SK, Jung HS, Liepert AE, O'Rourke AP, Scarborough JE. Patient-Centered Outcome Spectrum: An Evidence-based Framework to Aid in Shared Decision-making. Ann. Surg. 2017 Sep 15.
[PubMed ID: 28922208]
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3. Buettner S, Ethun CG, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Weiss M, Fields RC, Krasnick B, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RCG, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Koerkamp BG, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. Surgical Site Infection Is Associated with Tumor Recurrence in Patients with Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancies. J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2017 Sep 14.
[PubMed ID: 28913712]
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4. Beal EW, Lyon E, Kearney J, Wei L, Ethun CG, Black SM, Dillhoff M, Salem A, Weber SM, Tran TB, Poultsides G, Shenoy R, Hatzaras I, Krasnick B, Fields RC, Buttner S, Scoggins CR, Martin RCG, Isom CA, Idrees K, Mogal HD, Shen P, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM, Schmidt CR. Evaluating the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement project risk calculator: results from the U.S. Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium. HPB (Oxford) 2017 Sep 07.
[PubMed ID: 28890310]
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5. Azari DP, Frasier LL, Quamme SRP, Greenberg CC, Pugh CM, Greenberg JA, Radwin RG. Modeling Surgical Technical Skill Using Expert Assessment for Automated Computer Rating. Ann. Surg. 2017 Sep 06.
[PubMed ID: 28885509]
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6. Ma CX, Suman V, Goetz MP, Northfelt DW, Burkard ME, Ademuyiwa F, Naughton MJ, Margenthaler J, Aft R, Gray RJ, Tevaarwerk AJ, Wilke LG, Haddad TC, Moynihan T, Loprenzi C, Hieken T, Barnell EK, Skidmore ZL, Feng YY, Krysiak K, Hoog J, Guo Z, Nehring L, Wisinski KB, Mardis ER, Hagemann IS, Vij K, Sanati S, Al-Kateb H, Griffith OL, Griffith M, Doyle A, Erlichman C, Ellis MJ. A Phase II trial of neoadjuvant MK2206, an AKT inhibitor, with anastrozole in clinical stage 2 or 3 PIK3CA mutant ER positive and HER2 negative breast cancer. Clin. Cancer Res. 2017 Sep 05.
[PubMed ID: 28874413]
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7. Funk LM, Grubber JM, McVay MA, Olsen MK, Yancy WS, Voils CI. Patient predictors of weight loss following a behavioral weight management intervention among US Veterans with severe obesity. Eat Weight Disord 2017 Aug 29.
[PubMed ID: 28853051]
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8. Akhter A, Walker A, Heise CP, Kennedy GD, Benson ME, Pfau PR, Johnson EA, Frick TJ, Gopal DV. A tertiary care hospital's 10 years' experience with rectal ultrasound in early rectal cancer. Endosc Ultrasound 2017 Aug 24.
[PubMed ID: 28836512]
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9. Ulmer CS, Bosworth HB, Beckham JC, Germain A, Jeffreys AS, Edelman D, Macy S, Kirby A, Voils CI. Veterans Affairs Primary Care Provider Perceptions of Insomnia Treatment. J Clin Sleep Med 2017 Aug 15; 13(8):991-999.
[PubMed ID: 28728623, PMCID: 5529136]
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10. Patel S, Lidor A, Sanyal A, Goepfert AR, Hueppchen N. Smartphone Use and the Perception of Professionalism Among Medical Students and Surgical Faculty. J Surg Educ 2017 Aug 03.
[PubMed ID: 28781133]
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11. Fisher AV, Fernandes-Taylor S, Campbell-Flohr SA, Clarkson SJ, Winslow ER, Abbott DE, Weber SM. 30-day Readmission After Pancreatic Resection: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-analysis. Ann. Surg. 2017 Aug; 266(2):242-250.
[PubMed ID: 28323675]
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12. Mungo B, Papageorge CM, Stem M, Molena D, Lidor AO. The Impact of Operative Approach on Postoperative Complications Following Colectomy for Colon Caner. World J Surg 2017 Aug; 41(8):2143-2152.
[PubMed ID: 28332057]
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13. Mowery NT, Bruns BR, MacNew HG, Agarwal S, Enniss TM, Khan M, Guo WA, Cannon JW, Lissauer ME, Duane TM, Hildreth AN, Pappas PA, Gries LM, Kaiser M, Robinson BRH. Surgical management of pancreatic necrosis: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2017 Aug; 83(2):316-327.
[PubMed ID: 28452889]
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14. Schumacher JR, Taylor LJ, Tucholka JL, Poore S, Eggen A, Steiman J, Wilke LG, Greenberg CC, Neuman HB. Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Post-Mastectomy Immediate Reconstruction in a Contemporary Cohort of Breast Cancer Survivors. Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2017 Aug 01.
[PubMed ID: 28766209]
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15. Shada AL, Stem M, Funk LM, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO. Concurrent bariatric surgery and paraesophageal hernia repair: comparison of sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis 2017 Jul 29.
[PubMed ID: 28869165]
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16. Mora-Pinzon MC, Henkel D, Miller RE, Remington PL, Gould JC, Kothari SN, Funk LM. Emergency department visits and readmissions within 1 year of bariatric surgery: A statewide analysis using hospital discharge records. Surgery 2017 Jul 26.
[PubMed ID: 28755967]
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17. Chu BS, Koffi W, Hoehn RS, Ertel A, Shah SA, Ahmad SA, Sussman JJ, Neuman HB, Abbott DE. Improvement and persistent disparities in completion lymph node dissection: Lessons from the National Cancer Database. J Surg Oncol 2017 Jul 25.
[PubMed ID: 28743173]
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18. Gunter RL, Shada AL, Funk LM, Wang X, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO. Long-Term Quality of Life Outcomes Following Nissen Versus Toupet Fundoplication in Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 Sep; 27(9):931-936.
[PubMed ID: 28737451]
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19. Barbas AS, Dib MJ, Rege AS, Vikraman DS, Sudan DL, Knechtle SJ, Scarborough JE. The Volume-outcome Relationship in Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation and Implications for Regionalization. Ann. Surg. 2017 Jul 22.
[PubMed ID: 28650358]
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20. Lawson EH, Roberts PL, Francone TD, Marcello PW, Read TE, Ricciardi R. Should classification as an ACS-NSQIP high outlier be used to direct hospital quality improvement efforts? Am. J. Surg. 2017 Jul 21.
[PubMed ID: 28751060]
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21. Pitt SC. What does #NYerORCoverChallenge mean for men in cardiothoracic surgery? J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2017 Jul 19.
[PubMed ID: 28781089]
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22. Lowell AJ, Bushman NM, Wang X, Ma Y, Pitt SC, Sippel RS, Schneider DF, Randle RW. Assessing the risk of hypercalcemic crisis in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. J. Surg. Res. 2017 Jul 12.
[PubMed ID: 28711370]
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23. Shulzhenko N, Zens T, Beems M, Haines K, Agarwal SK. Reply to: Threshold of number of rib fractures in elderly blunt trauma: A simple or complex matter of numbers? Surgery 2017 Jul 11.
[PubMed ID: 28709647]
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24. Imbus JR, Funk LM. Commentary on Varban et al.: Far from Standardized: Using Surgical Videos to Identify Variation in Technique for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 Aug; 27(8):768-769.
[PubMed ID: 28686549]
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25. Khoraki J, Moraes MG, Neto APF, Funk LM, Greenberg JA, Campos GM. Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Am. J. Surg. 2017 Jul 03.
[PubMed ID: 28693840]
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26. Ethun CG, Le N, Lopez-Aguiar AG, Pawlik TM, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Krasnick BA, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RCG, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Russell MC, Maithel SK. Pathologic and Prognostic Implications of Incidental versus Nonincidental Gallbladder Cancer: A 10-Institution Study from the United States Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium. Am Surg 2017 Jul 01; 83(7):679-686.
[PubMed ID: 28738935]
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27. Poorman CE, Postlewait LM, Ethun CG, Tran TB, Prescott JD, Pawlik TM, Wang TS, Glenn J, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, 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, Staley CA, Poultsides GA, Maithel SK. Blood Transfusion and Survival for Resected Adrenocortical Carcinoma: A Study from the United States Adrenocortical Carcinoma Group. Am Surg 2017 Jul 01; 83(7):761-768.
[PubMed ID: 28738949]
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28. Gunter RL, Greenberg JA. Increasing Resident Autonomy Without Compromising Patient Safety. JAMA Surg 2017 Jul 01; 152(7):685.
[PubMed ID: 28423148]
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29. Ingraham AM. Profiles in surgical research: Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon). Bull Am Coll Surg 2017 07; 102(7):32-6.
[PubMed ID: 28884998]
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30. Lidor A, Telem D, Bower C, Sinha P, Orlando R, Romanelli J. SAGES quality initiative: an introduction. Surg Endosc 2017 Aug; 31(8):3072-3077.
[PubMed ID: 28664439]
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31. Nieuwsma JA, Wray LO, Voils CI, Gierisch JM, Dundon M, Coffman CJ, Jackson GL, Merwin R, Vair C, Juntilla K, White-Clark C, Jeffreys AS, Harris A, Owings M, Marr J, Edelman D. A problem-solving intervention for cardiovascular disease risk reduction in veterans: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials 2017 Sep; 60():42-50.
[PubMed ID: 28600161, PMCID: 5579718]
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32. Greenberg CC, Ghousseini HN, Pavuluri Quamme SR, Beasley HL, Frasier LL, Brys NA, Dombrowski JC, Wiegmann DA, Wisconsin Surgical Coaching Program . A Statewide Surgical Coaching Program Provides Opportunity for Continuous Professional Development. Ann. Surg. 2017 Jun 22.
[PubMed ID: 28650360]
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33. Greenberg JA, Jolles S, Sullivan S, Quamme SP, Funk LM, Lidor AO, Greenberg C, Pugh CM. A structured, extended training program to facilitate adoption of new techniques for practicing surgeons. Surg Endosc 2017 Jun 22.
[PubMed ID: 28643054]
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34. Ingraham A, Nathens A, Peitzman A, Bode A, Dorlac G, Dorlac W, Miller P, Sadeghi M, Wasserman DD, Bilimoria K, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Emergency General Surgery Quality Indicator Development Expert Panel . Assessment of emergency general surgery care based on formally developed quality indicators. Surgery 2017 Aug; 162(2):397-407.
[PubMed ID: 28647046]
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35. Randle RW, Bushman NM, Orne J, Balentine CJ, Wendt E, Saucke M, Pitt SC, Macdonald CL, Connor NP, Sippel RS. Papillary Thyroid Cancer: The Good and Bad of the "Good Cancer". Thyroid 2017 Jul; 27(7):902-907.
[PubMed ID: 28510505, PMCID: 5561445]
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36. Xia BT, Ahmad SA, Al Humaidi AH, Hanseman DJ, Ethun CG, Maithel SK, Kooby DA, Salem A, Cho CS, Weber SM, Stocker SJ, Talamonti MS, Bentrem DJ, Abbott DE. Time to Initiation of Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Pancreas Cancer: A Multi-Institutional Experience. Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2017 Sep; 24(9):2770-2776.
[PubMed ID: 28600732]
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37. Khoshhal Z, Canner J, Schneider E, Stem M, Haut E, Schlottmann F, Barbetta A, Mungo B, Lidor A, Molena D. Impact of Surgeon Specialty on Perioperative Outcomes of Surgery for Benign Esophageal Diseases: A NSQIP Analysis. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 Sep; 27(9):924-930.
[PubMed ID: 28594583]
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38. Faries MB, Thompson JF, Cochran AJ, Andtbacka RH, Mozzillo N, Zager JS, Jahkola T, Bowles TL, Testori A, Beitsch PD, Hoekstra HJ, Moncrieff M, Ingvar C, Wouters MWJM, Sabel MS, Levine EA, Agnese D, Henderson M, Dummer R, Rossi CR, Neves RI, Trocha SD, Wright F, Byrd DR, Matter M, Hsueh E, MacKenzie-Ross A, Johnson DB, Terheyden P, Berger AC, Huston TL, Wayne JD, Smithers BM, Neuman HB, Schneebaum S, Gershenwald JE, Ariyan CE, Desai DC, Jacobs L, McMasters KM, Gesierich A, Hersey P, Bines SD, Kane JM, Barth RJ, McKinnon G, Farma JM, Schultz E, Vidal-Sicart S, Hoefer RA, Lewis JM, Scheri R, Kelley MC, Nieweg OE, Noyes RD, Hoon DSB, Wang HJ, Elashoff DA, Elashoff RM. Completion Dissection or Observation for Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma. N. Engl. J. Med. 2017 06 08; 376(23):2211-2222.
[PubMed ID: 28591523, PMCID: 5548388]
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39. Nelsen EM, Abbott DE, Pfau PR, Benson ME. EUS core biopsy leading to duodenal brunneroma diagnosis. Gastrointest. Endosc. 2017 Jun 06.
[PubMed ID: 28599917]
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40. Zens T, Yan A, Lee C, Schmitz C, Faucher L, Gibson A. A Pediatric Burn Outpatient Short Stay Program Decreases Patient Length of Stay With Equivalent Burn Outcomes. J Burn Care Res 2017 Jun 06.
[PubMed ID: 28598952]
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41. Bennett KM, Hoch JR, Scarborough JE. Predictors of 30-day postoperative major adverse clinical events after carotid artery stenting: An analysis of the procedure-targeted American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. J. Vasc. Surg. 2017 Jun 05.
[PubMed ID: 28596038]
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42. Agarwal SK, Mangal N, Menon RM, Freise KJ, Salem AH. Response Rates as Predictors of Overall Survival: A Meta-Analysis of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Trials. J Cancer 2017; 8(9):1562-1567.
[PubMed ID: 28775775, PMCID: 5535711]
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43. Funk LM, Shan Y, Voils CI, Kloke J, Hanrahan LP. Electronic Health Record Data Versus the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES): A Comparison of Overweight and Obesity Rates. Med Care 2017 Jun; 55(6):598-605.
[PubMed ID: 28079710]
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44. Rinehardt EK, Scarborough JE, Bennett KM. Current practice of thoracic outlet decompression surgery in the United States. J. Vasc. Surg. 2017 Sep; 66(3):858-865.
[PubMed ID: 28579292]
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45. Kim Y, Squires MH, Poultsides GA, Fields RC, Weber SM, Votanopoulos KI, Kooby DA, Worhunsky DJ, Jin LX, Hawkins WG, Acher AW, Cho CS, Saunders N, Levine EA, Schmidt CR, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. Impact of lymph node ratio in selecting patients with resected gastric cancer for adjuvant therapy. Surgery 2017 Aug; 162(2):285-294.
[PubMed ID: 28578142]
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46. Statz AK, Stroud AM, Jolles SA, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO, Shada AL, Wang X, Funk LM. Psychosocial Factors Are Associated with Quality of Life After Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 Aug; 27(8):755-760.
[PubMed ID: 28557566]
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47. Henkel DS, Mora-Pinzon M, Remington PL, Jolles SA, Voils CI, Gould JC, Kothari SN, Funk LM. Trends in the Prevalence of Severe Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Access: A State-Level Analysis from 2011 to 2014. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 Jul; 27(7):669-675.
[PubMed ID: 28557643]
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48. Acher AW, Campbell-Flohr SA, Brenny-Fitzpatrick M, Leahy-Gross KM, Fernandes-Taylor S, Fisher AV, Agarwal S, Kind AJ, Greenberg CC, Carayon P, Weber SM. Improving Patient-Centered Transitional Care after Complex Abdominal Surgery. J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2017 Aug; 225(2):259-265.
[PubMed ID: 28549765]
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49. Buettner S, van Vugt JLA, Gaspersz MP, Coelen RJS, Roos E, Labeur TA, Margonis GA, Ethun CG, Maithel SK, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Krasnick BA, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RCG, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, IJzermans JNM, van Gulik TM, Pawlik TM, Groot Koerkamp B. Survival after resection of perihilar cholangiocarcinoma in patients with lymph node metastases. HPB (Oxford) 2017 Aug; 19(8):735-740.
[PubMed ID: 28549744]
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50. Utter GH, Schuster KM, Miller PR, Mowery NT, Agarwal SK, Winchell RJ, Crandall ML. The Capacity of ICD-10-CM/PCS to Characterize Surgical Care. J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2017 May 22.
[PubMed ID: 28538626]
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