University of Wisconsin Surgery Research Roundup: February 2022

University of Wisconsin Surgery members engage in remarkable research that yields many impactful publications every month. We’re highlighting a few of these publications monthly to showcase the diversity of research in the department; see the February 2022 selections below. Complete lists of publications by month with links to full articles is available on our Recent Publications page.

Contrasting recruitment of skin-associated adipose depots during cold challenge of mouse and human.
Kasza I, Kühn JP, Völzke H, Hernando D, Xu YG, Siebert JW, Gibson ALF, Yen CE, Nelson DW, MacDougald OA, Richardson NE, Lamming DW, Kern PA, Alexander CM.
J Physiol. 2022 Feb;600(4):847-868.
[PubMed ID: 33724479]

Gender differences in Entrustable Professional Activity evaluations of general surgery residents.
Padilla EP, Stahl CC, Jung SA, Rosser AA, Schwartz PB, Aiken T, Acher AW, Abbott DE, Greenberg JA, Minter RM.
Ann Surg. 2022 Feb 1;275(2):222-229.
[PubMed ID: 33856381]

Commentary: Will the next improvement in the care of single ventricle patients come from focusing on patient selection for the cavopulmonary shunt?
Bartlett HL, Anagnostopoulos PV.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb;163(2):410-411.
[PubMed ID: 33993999]

PI3K/mTOR inhibition prevents anal cancer in mice with established low-grade anal dysplasia.
Gunder LC, Moyer TH, Rademacher BL, Auyueng AS, Leverson G, Zhang W, Matkowskyj KA, Carchman EH.
Exp Mol Pathol. 2022 Feb 18;125:104752.
[PubMed ID: 35183509]

Research perspective on prognostic significance of lymphocyte-to-monocyte and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio in rectal cancer: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression.
Sanger CB.
Dis Colon Rectum. 2022 Feb 1;65(2):188.
[PubMed ID: 34784316]

Manipulation of vocal communication and anxiety through pharmacologic modulation of norepinephrine in the Pink1-/- rat model of Parkinson disease.
Hoffmeister JD, Kelm-Nelson CA, Ciucci MR.
Behav Brain Res. 2022 Feb 10;418:113642.
[PubMed ID: 34755639]

Diversity in plastic surgery authorship: A 14-year analysis of 2688 articles published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Gunderson KA, Edalatpour A, Wood KL, Nkana ZH, Bentz ML, Afifi AM.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2022 Feb 1;149(2):313e-322e.
[PubMed ID: 35077432]