Wisconsin Surgery Research Roundup: January 2023

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

Bowel preparation prior to non-elective sigmoidectomy for sigmoid volvulus: Highly beneficial but vastly underused.
Schudrowitz N, Shahan CP, Moss T, Scarborough JE.
J Am Coll Surg. 2023 Jan 25. Epub ahead of print.
[PubMed ID: 36695556]

Pre-operative anemia and peri-operative transfusion are associated with poor oncologic outcomes in cancers of the esophagus: Potential impact of patient blood management on cancer outcomes.
Connor JP, Destrampe E, Robbins D, Hess AS, McCarthy D, Maloney J.
BMC Cancer. 2023 Jan 28;23(1):99.
[PubMed ID: 36709278]

The use of the protease inhibitor, saquinavir, to treat anal cancer spheroids derived from human papillomavirus transgenic mice.
Johnson HR, Gunder LC, Leverson GE, Carchman EH.
Dis Colon Rectum. 2023 Mar 1;66(3):360-365. Epub 2023 Jan 4.
[PubMed ID: 36599112]

Genome-wide analysis of aberrant position and sequence of plasma DNA fragment ends in patients with cancer.
Budhraja KK, McDonald BR, Stephens MD, Contente-Cuomo T, Markus H, Farooq M, Favaro PF, Connor S, Byron SA, Egan JB, Ernst B, McDaniel TK, Sekulic A, Tran NL, Prados MD, Borad MJ, Berens ME, Pockaj BA, LoRusso PM, Bryce A, Trent JM, Murtaza M.
Sci Transl Med. 2023 Jan 11;15(678):eabm6863. Epub 2023 Jan 11.
[PubMed ID: 36630480]

Improving patient-centered communication in breast cancer: A study protocol for a multilevel intervention of a shared treatment deliberation system (SharES) within the NCI community oncology research program (NCORP) (Alliance A231901CD).
Hawley ST, Kidwell K, Zahrieh D, McCarthy A, Wills R, Rankin A, Hofer T, Chow S, Jagsi R, Neuman H.
Trials. 2023 Jan 6;24(1):16.
[PubMed ID: 36609349]

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy plus living donor transplantation (LDLT) for non-resectable liver metastases from colorectal cancer (CRC).
Lambdin J, Ryan CE, Alejandro RH, Baker T, Sapisochin G, Hernandez JM, Al-Adra DP.
Ann Surg Oncol. 2023 Jan;30(1):18-20. Epub 2022 Oct 31.
[PubMed ID: 36316505]

The role of patch closure in current-day carotid endarterectomy.
Zaza SI, Bennett KM.
J Vasc Surg. 2023 Jan;77(1):170-175.e2. Epub 2022 Aug 10.
[PubMed ID: 35963459]