Wisconsin Surgery Research Roundup: April 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 April 2024 below. The complete list of publications by month with links to full articles is available on our Recent Publications page.

April 2024

A four-arm randomized clinical trial of topical pain control for sentinel node radiotracer injections in patients with breast cancer.
Wiener AA, Schumacher JR, Perlman SB, Wilke LG, Lautner MA, Bozzuto LM, Hanlon BM, Neuman HB.
Ann Surg Oncol. 2024 Apr 1. Epub ahead of print.
[PubMed ID: 38557909]

Disparities in the treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism: A scoping review and conceptual model.
Chiu AS, Schears M, Hitchcock M, Sippel R, Kind A.
Am J Surg. 2024 Apr 16:S0002-9610(24)00227-7. Epub ahead of print.
[PubMed ID: 38653710]

Observed rates of surgical instrument errors point to visualization tasks as being a critically vulnerable point in sterile processing and a significant cause of lost chargeable OR minutes.
Nichol PF, Saari MJ, Navas N, Aguilar D, Bliesner RK, Brunner PJ, Caceres JC, Chen M, VanDommelen AR, Fischer M, Garcha S, Ghawas EA, Hackinson GR, Hitzeman A, Jabbour M, Jentsch AM, Kurth MM, Leyden M, Luo Q, McGrain AC, Nytes G, O’Brien OR, Philavong JK, Villegas N, Walsh SR, Wisdorf SS.
BMC Surg. 2024 Apr 15;24(1):110.
[PubMed ID: 38622597]