Wisconsin Surgery Research Roundup: January 2024

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 selections from January 2024 below. The complete list of publications by month with links to full articles is available on our Recent Publications page.

January 2024

Association of neighborhood disadvantage with short- and long-term outcomes after pancreatectomy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
Marcinak CT, Praska CE, Vidri RJ, Taylor AK, Krebsbach JK, Ahmed KS, LoConte NK, Varley PR, Afshar M, Weber SM, Abbott DE, Mathew J, Murtaza M, Burkard ME, Churpek MM, Zafar SN.
Ann Surg Oncol. 2024 Jan;31(1):488-498. Epub 2023 Oct 2.
[PubMed ID: 37782415]

Detrimental impact of early biopsy-proven rejection in liver transplantation.
Aufhauser DD Jr, Stalter L, Marka N, Leverson G, Al-Adra DP, Foley DP.
Clin Transplant. 2024 Jan;38(1):e15206. Epub 2023 Dec 1.
[PubMed ID: 38041491]

Economic burden of induced laryngeal obstruction in adolescents and children.
Fujiki RB, Lunga T, Francis DO, Thibeault SL.
Laryngoscope. 2024 Jan 17. Epub ahead of print.
[PubMed ID: 38230958]

Functionality of bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells derived from head and neck cancer patients – A FDA-IND enabling study regarding MSC-based treatments for radiation-induced xerostomia.
Blitzer GC, Paz C, Glassey A, Ganz OR, Giri J, Pennati A, Meyers RO, Bates AM, Nickel KP, Weiss M, Morris ZS, Mattison RJ, McDowell KA, Croxford E, Chappell RJ, Glazer TA, Rogus-Pulia NM, Galipeau J, Kimple RJ.
Radiother Oncol. 2024 Jan 13;192:110093. Epub ahead of print.
[PubMed ID: 38224919]

Invited commentary: Symbiotic relationship between the pancreatic surgeon and the pancreatic imager: Necessity of reciprocal communication.
Winslow ER.
Radiographics. 2024 Jan;44(1):e230225.
[PubMed ID: 38060423]

Patient experience, adverse event reporting, and clinical trial design.
Neuman HB.
J Clin Oncol. 2024 Jan 20;42(3):247-249. Epub 2023 Dec 14.
[PubMed ID: 38096475]

The risks of failed nonoperative management of appendicitis in older adults.
Lunardi N, Marten E, Sharath S, Kougias P, Pham TH, Balentine CJ.
Am J Surg. 2024 Jan 29:S0002-9610(24)00021-7. Epub ahead of print.
[PubMed ID: 38320887]

Trigeminal or peripheral nerve stimulation improves functional outcomes of nerve recovery in a rodent forelimb gap repair model.
Nicksic PJ, Donnelly DT, Zeng W, Seitz AJ, Poore SO, Suminski AJ, Dingle AM.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2024 Jan;88:57-65. Epub 2023 Oct 29.
[PubMed ID: 37952438]