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1. Laufer S, D'Angelo AD, Kwan C, Ray RD, Yudkowsky R, Boulet JR, McGaghie WC, Pugh CM. Rescuing the Clinical Breast Examination: Advances in Classifying Technique and Assessing Physician Competency. Ann. Surg. 2017 Dec; 266(6):1069-1074.
[PubMed ID: 27655241, PMCID: 5360550]
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2. Snyder SK, Angelos P, Carty SE, Doherty GM, Howe JR, Lee JA, Libutti SK, Miller BS, Parangi S, Patel KN, Sippel RC, Sturgeon C, Wang TS, Yip L, Zeiger MA. Injection of bulking agents for laryngoplasty. Surgery 2017 Nov 09.
[PubMed ID: 29129367]
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3. Balentine CJ, Vanness DJ, Schneider DF. Cost-effectiveness of lobectomy versus genetic testing (Afirma®) for indeterminate thyroid nodules: Considering the costs of surveillance. Surgery 2017 Nov 08.
[PubMed ID: 29128178]
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4. Bates MF, Lamas MR, Randle RW, Long KL, Pitt SC, Schneider DF, Sippel RS. Back so soon? Is early recurrence of papillary thyroid cancer really just persistent disease? Surgery 2017 Nov 08.
[PubMed ID: 29128176]
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5. Randle RW, Bates MF, Long KL, Pitt SC, Schneider DF, Sippel RS. Impact of potassium iodide on thyroidectomy for Graves' disease: Implications for safety and operative difficulty. Surgery 2017 Nov 03.
[PubMed ID: 29108701]
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6. Donohue S, Haine JE, Li Z, Feldstein DA, Micek M, Trowbridge ER, Kamnetz SA, Sosman JM, Wilke LG, Sesto ME, Tevaarwerk AJ. Cancer Survivorship Care Plan Utilization and Impact on Clinical Decision-Making at Point-of-Care Visits with Primary Care: Results from an Engineering, Primary Care, and Oncology Collaborative for Survivorship Health. J Cancer Educ 2017 Nov 02.
[PubMed ID: 29098650]
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7. Greenberg CC. Association for Academic Surgery presidential address: sticky floors and glass ceilings. J. Surg. Res. 2017 Nov; 219():ix-xviii.
[PubMed ID: 29078918]
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8. Sullivan S, Campbell K, Ross JC, Thompson R, Underwood A, LeGare A, Osman I, Agarwal SK, Soo Jung H. Identifying Nontechnical Skill Deficits in Trainees Through Interdisciplinary Trauma Simulation. J Surg Educ 2017 Oct 31.
[PubMed ID: 29100919]
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9. Chu YH, Hardin H, Schneider DF, Chen H, Lloyd RV. MicroRNA-21 and long non-coding RNA MALAT1 are overexpressed markers in medullary thyroid carcinoma. Exp. Mol. Pathol. 2017 Oct; 103(2):229-236.
[PubMed ID: 29107050]
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10. Ethun CG, Lopez-Aguiar AG, Anderson DJ, Adams AB, Fields RC, Doyle MB, Chapman WC, Krasnick BA, Weber SM, Mezrich JD, Salem A, Pawlik TM, Poultsides G, Tran TB, Idrees K, Isom CA, Martin RCG, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Cardona K, Maithel SK. Transplantation Versus Resection for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: An Argument for Shifting Treatment Paradigms for Resectable Disease. Ann. Surg. 2017 Oct 23.
[PubMed ID: 29064885]
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11. Roth JS, Anthone GJ, Selzer DJ, Poulose BK, Bittner JG, Hope WW, Dunn RM, Martindale RG, Goldblatt MI, Earle DB, Romanelli JR, Mancini GJ, Greenberg JA, Linn JG, Parra-Davila E, Sandler BJ, Deeken CR, Voeller GR. Prospective evaluation of poly-4-hydroxybutyrate mesh in CDC class I/high-risk ventral and incisional hernia repair: 18-month follow-up. Surg Endosc 2017 Oct 23.
[PubMed ID: 29063307]
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12. Gellad WF, Thorpe CT, Steiner JF, Voils CI. The myths of medication adherence. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2017 Oct 10.
[PubMed ID: 28994158]
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13. Vande Walle K, Greenberg C. Intraoperative non-technical skills: a critical target for improving surgical outcomes. BMJ Qual Saf 2017 Oct 09.
[PubMed ID: 28993439]
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14. O'Connor SC, Mogal H, Russell G, Ethun C, Fields RC, Jin L, Hatzaras I, Vitiello G, Idrees K, Isom CA, Martin R, Scoggins C, Pawlik TM, Schmidt C, Poultsides G, Tran TB, Weber S, Salem A, Maithel S, Shen P. The Effects of Travel Burden on Outcomes After Resection of Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancies: Results from the US Extrahepatic Biliary Consortium. J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2017 Oct 04.
[PubMed ID: 28986752]
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15. Khubchandani JA, Ingraham AM, Daniel VT, Ayturk D, Kiefe CI, Santry HP. Geographic Diffusion and Implementation of Acute Care Surgery: An Uneven Solution to the National Emergency General Surgery Crisis. JAMA Surg 2017 Oct 04.
[PubMed ID: 28979986]
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16. George BC, Bohnen JD, Williams RG, Meyerson SL, Schuller MC, Clark MJ, Meier AH, Torbeck L, Mandell SP, Mullen JT, Smink DS, Scully RE, Chipman JG, Auyang ED, Terhune KP, Wise PE, Choi JN, Foley EF, Dimick JB, Choti MA, Soper NJ, Lillemoe KD, Zwischenberger JB, Dunnington GL, DaRosa DA, Fryer JP, Procedural Learning and Safety Collaborative (PLSC) . Readiness of US General Surgery Residents for Independent Practice. Ann. Surg. 2017 Oct; 266(4):582-594.
[PubMed ID: 28742711]
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17. Jaffe TA, Hasday SJ, Knol M, Pradarelli J, Pavuluri Quamme SR, Greenberg CC, Dimick JB. Strategies for New Skill Acquisition by Practicing Surgeons. J Surg Educ 2017 Sep 30.
[PubMed ID: 28974428]
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18. Karagkounis G, Squires MH, Melis M, Poultsides GA, Worhunsky D, Jin LX, Fields RC, Spolverato G, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos KI, Levine EA, Schmidt C, Bloomston M, Cho CS, Weber S, Masi A, Berman R, Pachter HL, Staley CA, Newman E, Maithel SK, Hatzaras I. Predictors and Prognostic Implications of Perioperative Chemotherapy Completion in Gastric Cancer. J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2017 Sep 29.
[PubMed ID: 28963709]
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19. Sethuraman SA, Dhar VK, Habib DA, Sussman JE, Ahmad SA, Shah SA, Tsuei BJ, Sussman JJ, Abbott DE. Tube Feed Necrosis after Major Gastrointestinal Oncologic Surgery: Institutional Lessons and a Review of the Literature. J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2017 Sep 27.
[PubMed ID: 28956273]
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20. Williams RG, George BC, Meyerson SL, Bohnen JD, Dunnington GL, Schuller MC, Torbeck L, Mullen JT, Auyang E, Chipman JG, Choi J, Choti M, Endean E, Foley EF, Mandell S, Meier A, Smink DS, Terhune KP, Wise P, DaRosa D, Soper N, Zwischenberger JB, Lillemoe KD, Fryer JP, Procedural Learning and Safety Collaborative . What factors influence attending surgeon decisions about resident autonomy in the operating room? Surgery 2017 Dec; 162(6):1314-1319.
[PubMed ID: 28950992]
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21. Leal AD, Van Houten H, Sangaralingham L, Freedman RA, Jemal A, Neuman HB, Haddad TC, Mutter RW, Keegan THM, Mougalian SS, Loprinzi CL, Gross CP, Shah N, Ruddy KJ. Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Variations Between Adjuvant Chemotherapy Regimens. Clin. Breast Cancer 2017 Sep 22.
[PubMed ID: 29054689]
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22. Donohue S, Haine JE, Li Z, Trowbridge ER, Kamnetz SA, Feldstein DA, Sosman JM, Wilke LG, Sesto ME, Tevaarwerk AJ. The Impact of a Primary Care Education Program Regarding Cancer Survivorship Care Plans: Results from an Engineering, Primary Care, and Oncology Collaborative for Survivorship Health. J Cancer Educ 2017 Sep 20.
[PubMed ID: 28932992]
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23. Ingraham AM, Agarwal SK, Jung HS, Liepert AE, O'Rourke AP, Scarborough JE. Patient-Centered Outcome Spectrum: An Evidence-based Framework to Aid in Shared Decision-making. Ann. Surg. 2017 Sep 15.
[PubMed ID: 28922208]
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24. Buettner S, Ethun CG, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Weiss M, Fields RC, Krasnick B, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RCG, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Koerkamp BG, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. Surgical Site Infection Is Associated with Tumor Recurrence in Patients with Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancies. J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2017 Nov; 21(11):1813-1820.
[PubMed ID: 28913712]
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25. Beal EW, Lyon E, Kearney J, Wei L, Ethun CG, Black SM, Dillhoff M, Salem A, Weber SM, Tran TB, Poultsides G, Shenoy R, Hatzaras I, Krasnick B, Fields RC, Buttner S, Scoggins CR, Martin RCG, Isom CA, Idrees K, Mogal HD, Shen P, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM, Schmidt CR. Evaluating the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement project risk calculator: results from the U.S. Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium. HPB (Oxford) 2017 Sep 07.
[PubMed ID: 28890310]
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26. Azari DP, Frasier LL, Quamme SRP, Greenberg CC, Pugh CM, Greenberg JA, Radwin RG. Modeling Surgical Technical Skill Using Expert Assessment for Automated Computer Rating. Ann. Surg. 2017 Sep 06.
[PubMed ID: 28885509]
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27. Ma CX, Suman V, Goetz MP, Northfelt D, Burkard ME, Ademuyiwa F, Naughton M, Margenthaler J, Aft R, Gray R, Tevaarwerk A, Wilke L, Haddad T, Moynihan T, Loprinzi C, Hieken T, Barnell EK, Skidmore ZL, Feng YY, Krysiak K, Hoog J, Guo Z, Nehring L, Wisinski KB, Mardis E, Hagemann IS, Vij K, Sanati S, Al-Kateb H, Griffith OL, Griffith M, Doyle L, Erlichman C, Ellis MJ. A Phase II Trial of Neoadjuvant MK-2206, an AKT Inhibitor, with Anastrozole in Clinical Stage II or III PIK3CA-Mutant ER-Positive and HER2-Negative Breast Cancer. Clin. Cancer Res. 2017 Nov 15; 23(22):6823-6832.
[PubMed ID: 28874413]
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28. Funk LM, Grubber JM, McVay MA, Olsen MK, Yancy WS, Voils CI. Patient predictors of weight loss following a behavioral weight management intervention among US Veterans with severe obesity. Eat Weight Disord 2017 Aug 29.
[PubMed ID: 28853051]
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29. Akhter A, Walker A, Heise CP, Kennedy GD, Benson ME, Pfau PR, Johnson EA, Frick TJ, Gopal DV. A tertiary care hospital's 10 years' experience with rectal ultrasound in early rectal cancer. Endosc Ultrasound 2017 Aug 24.
[PubMed ID: 28836512]
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30. Ulmer CS, Bosworth HB, Beckham JC, Germain A, Jeffreys AS, Edelman D, Macy S, Kirby A, Voils CI. Veterans Affairs Primary Care Provider Perceptions of Insomnia Treatment. J Clin Sleep Med 2017 Aug 15; 13(8):991-999.
[PubMed ID: 28728623, PMCID: 5529136]
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31. Patel S, Lidor A, Sanyal A, Goepfert AR, Hueppchen N. Smartphone Use and the Perception of Professionalism Among Medical Students and Surgical Faculty. J Surg Educ 2017 Aug 03.
[PubMed ID: 28781133]
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32. Mungo B, Papageorge CM, Stem M, Molena D, Lidor AO. The Impact of Operative Approach on Postoperative Complications Following Colectomy for Colon Caner. World J Surg 2017 Aug; 41(8):2143-2152.
[PubMed ID: 28332057]
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33. Fisher AV, Fernandes-Taylor S, Campbell-Flohr SA, Clarkson SJ, Winslow ER, Abbott DE, Weber SM. 30-day Readmission After Pancreatic Resection: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-analysis. Ann. Surg. 2017 Aug; 266(2):242-250.
[PubMed ID: 28323675]
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34. Schumacher JR, Taylor LJ, Tucholka JL, Poore S, Eggen A, Steiman J, Wilke LG, Greenberg CC, Neuman HB. Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Post-Mastectomy Immediate Reconstruction in a Contemporary Cohort of Breast Cancer Survivors. Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2017 Aug 01.
[PubMed ID: 28766209]
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35. Shada AL, Stem M, Funk LM, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO. Concurrent bariatric surgery and paraesophageal hernia repair: comparison of sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis 2017 Jul 29.
[PubMed ID: 28869165]
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36. Mora-Pinzon MC, Henkel D, Miller RE, Remington PL, Gould JC, Kothari SN, Funk LM. Emergency department visits and readmissions within 1 year of bariatric surgery: A statewide analysis using hospital discharge records. Surgery 2017 Nov; 162(5):1155-1162.
[PubMed ID: 28755967]
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37. Chu BS, Koffi W, Hoehn RS, Ertel A, Shah SA, Ahmad SA, Sussman JJ, Neuman HB, Abbott DE. Improvement and persistent disparities in completion lymph node dissection: Lessons from the National Cancer Database. J Surg Oncol 2017 Jul 25.
[PubMed ID: 28743173]
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38. Gunter RL, Shada AL, Funk LM, Wang X, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO. Long-Term Quality of Life Outcomes Following Nissen Versus Toupet Fundoplication in Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 Sep; 27(9):931-936.
[PubMed ID: 28737451]
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39. Jaffe TA, Hasday SJ, Knol M, Pradarelli J, Quamme SRP, Greenberg CC, Dimick JB. Safety considerations in learning new procedures: a survey of surgeons. J. Surg. Res. 2017 Oct; 218():361-366.
[PubMed ID: 28985875]
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40. Barbas AS, Dib MJ, Rege AS, Vikraman DS, Sudan DL, Knechtle SJ, Scarborough JE. The Volume-outcome Relationship in Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation and Implications for Regionalization. Ann. Surg. 2017 Jul 22.
[PubMed ID: 28650358]
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41. Lawson EH, Roberts PL, Francone TD, Marcello PW, Read TE, Ricciardi R. Should classification as an ACS-NSQIP high outlier be used to direct hospital quality improvement efforts? Am. J. Surg. 2017 Jul 21.
[PubMed ID: 28751060]
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42. Pitt SC. What does #NYerORCoverChallenge mean for men in cardiothoracic surgery? J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2017 Oct; 154(4):1352-1353.
[PubMed ID: 28781089]
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43. Lowell AJ, Bushman NM, Wang X, Ma Y, Pitt SC, Sippel RS, Schneider DF, Randle RW. Assessing the risk of hypercalcemic crisis in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. J. Surg. Res. 2017 Sep; 217():252-257.
[PubMed ID: 28711370, PMCID: 5603402]
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44. Imbus JR, Funk LM. Commentary on Varban et al.: Far from Standardized: Using Surgical Videos to Identify Variation in Technique for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 08; 27(8):768-769.
[PubMed ID: 28686549]
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45. Khoraki J, Moraes MG, Neto APF, Funk LM, Greenberg JA, Campos GM. Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Am. J. Surg. 2017 Jul 03.
[PubMed ID: 28693840]
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46. Ingraham AM. Profiles in surgical research: Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon). Bull Am Coll Surg 2017 07; 102(7):32-6.
[PubMed ID: 28884998]
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47. Poorman CE, Postlewait LM, Ethun CG, Tran TB, Prescott JD, Pawlik TM, Wang TS, Glenn J, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Phay JE, Keplinger K, Fields RC, Jin LX, Weber SM, Salem A, Sicklick JK, Gad S, Yopp AC, Mansour JC, Duh QY, Seiser N, Solorzano CC, Kiernan CM, Votanopoulos KI, Levine EA, Staley CA, Poultsides GA, Maithel SK. Blood Transfusion and Survival for Resected Adrenocortical Carcinoma: A Study from the United States Adrenocortical Carcinoma Group. Am Surg 2017 Jul 01; 83(7):761-768.
[PubMed ID: 28738949]
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48. Gunter RL, Greenberg JA. Increasing Resident Autonomy Without Compromising Patient Safety. JAMA Surg 2017 Jul 01; 152(7):685.
[PubMed ID: 28423148]
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49. Ethun CG, Le N, Lopez-Aguiar AG, Pawlik TM, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Krasnick BA, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RCG, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Russell MC, Maithel SK. Pathologic and Prognostic Implications of Incidental versus Nonincidental Gallbladder Cancer: A 10-Institution Study from the United States Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium. Am Surg 2017 Jul 01; 83(7):679-686.
[PubMed ID: 28738935]
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50. Nathwani JN, Wise BJ, Garren ME, Mohamadipanah H, Van Beek N, DiMarco SM, Pugh CM. Residents' surgical performance during the laboratory years: an analysis of rule-based errors. J. Surg. Res. 2017 Nov; 219():226-231.
[PubMed ID: 29078886]
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