Wisconsin Surgery Research Roundup: August 2022

Wisconsin Department of Surgery members engage in remarkable research that yields many impactful publications every month. We’re highlighting several of these publications monthly to showcase the diversity of research in the department; see the August 2022 selections below. The complete list of publications by month with links to full articles is available on our Recent Publications page.

Barriers to breast reconstruction for socioeconomically disadvantaged women.
Stankowski TJ, Schumacher JR, Hanlon BM, Tucholka JL, Venkatesh M, Yang DY, Poore SO, Neuman HB.
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2022 Oct;195(3):413-419. Epub 2022 Aug 15.
[PubMed ID: 35969284]

Five-year outcomes after implementing a pain, agitation, and delirium protocol in a mixed intensive care unit.
Fish JT, Baxa JT, Draheim RR, Willenborg MJ, Mills JC, Sticht LA, Hankwitz JL, Wells JA, Jung HS.
J Intensive Care Med. 2022 Aug;37(8):1060-1066.
[PubMed ID: 34841939]

Association between neighborhood food environments and bariatric surgery outcomes.
Murtha JA, Venkatesh M, Liu N, Jawara D, Hanlon BM, Hanrahan LP, Funk LM.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2022 Aug 22:S1550-7289(22)00623-2. Epub ahead of print.
[PubMed ID: 36123294]

How do academic otolaryngologists decide to implement new procedures into practice?
Powers B, Smith CD, Arroyo N, Francis DO, Fernandes-Taylor S.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2022 Aug;167(2):253-261. Epub 2021 Sep 21.
[PubMed ID: 34546818]

Blood products and liver transplantation: A strategy to balance optimal preparation with effective blood stewardship.
Little CJ, Leverson GE, Hammel LL, Connor JP, Al-Adra DP.
Transfusion. 2022 Oct;62(10):2057-2067. Epub 2022 Aug 20.
[PubMed ID: 35986654]

The role of patch closure in current-day carotid endarterectomy.
Zaza SI, Bennett KM.
J Vasc Surg. 2022 Aug 10:S0741-5214(22)02117-6. Epub ahead of print.
[PubMed ID: 35963459]