Wisconsin Surgery Research Roundup: March 2022

Wisconsin Department of 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 March 2022 selections below. The complete list of publications by month with links to full articles is available on our Recent Publications page.

Peripheral nerve blocks with liposomal bupivacaine are associated with increased opioid use compared to thoracic epidural in patients with an epigastric incision.
Aiken TJ, Padilla E, Lemaster D, Ronnekleiv-Kelly S, Weber S, Minter RM, Ethier S, Abbott DE.
J Surg Oncol. 2022 Mar;125(3):387-391.
[PubMed ID: 34617592]

Robust engraftment of fetal nonhuman primate CD34-positive cells in immune-deficient mice.
Little CJ, Haynes WJ, Huang L, Daffada CM, Wolfe KB, Perrin E, Simpson JA, Kropp Schmidt JA, Hinkle HM, Keding LT, Behrens RT, Evans DT, Kaufman DB, Thomson JA, Golos TG, Brown ME.
J Leukoc Biol. 2022 Mar 30. Epub ahead of print.
[PubMed ID: 35352381]

Single-cell RNA sequencing distinguishes dendritic cell subsets in the rat, allowing advanced characterization of the effects of FMS-like tyrosine kinase 3 ligand.
Carlson KN, Verhagen JC, Jennings H, Verhoven B, McMorrow S, Pavan-Guimaraes J, Chlebeck P, Al-Adra DP.
Scand J Immunol. 2022 Mar 14:e13159. Epub ahead of print.
[PubMed ID: 35285040]

Surgeon use of shared decision-making for older adults considering major surgery: A secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial.
Baggett ND, Schulz K, Buffington A, Marka N, Hanlon BM, Zimmermann C, Tucholka J, Fox D, Clapp JT, Arnold RM, Schwarze ML.
JAMA Surg. 2022 Mar 23:e220290. Epub ahead of print.
[PubMed ID: 35319737]