Wisconsin Surgery Research Roundup: April 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 April 2023 selections below. The complete list of publications by month with links to full articles is available on our Recent Publications page.

Topical protease inhibitor decreases anal carcinogenesis in a transgenic mouse model of HPV anal disease.
Gunder LC, Johnson HR, Yao E, Moyer TH, Green HA, Sherer N, Zhang W, Carchman EH.
Viruses. 2023 Apr 20;15(4):1013.
[PubMed ID: 37112993]

Outcomes of nonoperative vs operative management of acute appendicitis in older adults in the US.
Meier J, Stevens A, Bhat A, Berger M, Balentine C.
JAMA Surg. 2023 Apr 5:e230284. Epub ahead of print.
[PubMed ID: 37017955]

Impact of COVID-19 on the postoperative bariatric surgery patient experience.
Murtha JA, Alagoz E, Breuer CR, Eierman L, Jawara D, Farrar-Edwards D, Voils CI, Funk LM.
Ann Surg. 2023 Apr 1;277(4):e745-e751. Epub 2022 Jul 6.
[PubMed ID: 35794783]

Beyond the green: Operating room initiatives in sustainability for enhanced surgical resident education.
Zhang R, Gast K.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2023 Apr 1;151(4):701e. Epub 2022 Dec 13.
[PubMed ID: 36729729]

Accuracy of models to prognosticate survival after surgery for pancreatic cancer in the era of neoadjuvant therapy.
Marcinak CT, Parker WF, Parikh AA, Datta J, Maithel SK, Kooby DA, Burkard ME, Kim HJ, LeCompte MT, Afshar M, Churpek MM, Zafar SN.
J Surg Oncol. 2023 Apr 19. Epub ahead of print.
[PubMed ID: 37073788]

Effect of preservation of antegrade hypogastric flow on development of claudication following aortoiliac aneurysm repair.
Bennett KM, Hurley L, Kyriakides TC, Yi JA, Freischlag JA, Matsumura JS; OVER Investigator Group.
J Vasc Surg. 2023 Apr;77(4):1070-1076. Epub 2022 Dec 22.
[PubMed ID: 36565778]