Surgery, Surgical Oncology Division

Research Output

2014

Evaluation of hospital factors associated with hospital postoperative venous thromboembolism imaging utilisation practices

Chung, J. W., Ju, M. H., Kinnier, C. V., Haut, E. R., Baker, D. W. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Nov 1 2014, In : BMJ Quality and Safety. 23, 11, p. 947-956 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Evaluation of initial participation in public reporting of American College of surgeons NSQIP surgical outcomes on Medicare's hospital compare website

Dahlke, A. R., Chung, J. W., Holl, J. L., Ko, C. Y., Rajaram, R., Modla, L., Makary, M. A. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Mar 2014, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 218, 3, p. 374-380.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Examination of national lymph node evaluation practices for adult extremity soft tissue sarcoma

Sherman, K. L., Kinnier, C. V., Farina, D. A., Wayne, J. D., Laskin, W. B., Agulnik, M., Attar, S., Hayes, J. P., Peabody, T. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 110, 6, p. 682-688 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Gallbladder cancer

Bentrem, D., 2014, Hepatobiliary Cancer: Diagnosis and treatment. Fong, Y. (ed.). New York: Decker

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors, version 2.2014: Featured updates to the NCCN Guidelines

Von Mehren, M., Randall, R. L., Benjamin, R. S., Boles, S., Bui, M. M., Casper, E. S., Conrad, E. U., DeLaney, T. F., Ganjoo, K. N., George, S., Gonzalez, R. J., Heslin, M. J., Kane, J. M., Mayerson, J., McGarry, S. V., Meyer, C., O'Donnell, R. J., Pappo, A. S., Paz, I. B., Pfeifer, J. D. & 8 others, Riedel, R. F., Schuetze, S., Schupak, K. D., Schwartz, H. S., Van Tine, B. A., Wayne, J. D., Bergman, M. A. & Sundar, H., Jun 1 2014, In : JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 12, 6, p. 853-862 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations

Identification of Process Measures to Reduce Postoperative Readmission

Halverson, A. L., Sellers, M. M., Bilimoria, K. Y., Hawn, M. T., Williams, M. V., McLeod, R. S. & Ko, C. Y., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 18, 8, p. 1407-1415 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Impact of hepatectomy surgical complexity on outcomes and hospital quality rankings

Paruch, J. L., Merkow, R. P., Bentrem, D. J., Ko, C. Y., Posner, M. C., Cohen, M. E., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Weber, S. M., Jun 2014, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 21, 6, p. 1773-1780 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Impact of medical malpractice environment on surgical quality and outcomes

Minami, C. A., Chung, J. W., Holl, J. L. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Feb 2014, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 218, 2, p. 271-278.e9

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations

Involvement of eicosanoids in the pathogenesis of pancreatic cancer: The roles of cyclooxygenase-2 and 5-lipoxygenase

Knab, L. M., Grippo, P. J. & Bentrem, D. J., Aug 21 2014, In : World Journal of Gastroenterology. 20, 31, p. 10729-10739 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

31 Scopus citations

Is there a role for extended venous thromboembolism chemoprophylaxis in IBD?

Merkow, R. P., Apr 1 2014, In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 57, 4, p. 413-414 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2 Scopus citations

National assessment of margin status as a quality indicator after pancreatic cancer surgery

Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y., Bentrem, D. J., Pitt, H. A., Winchester, D. P., Posner, M. C., Ko, C. Y. & Pawlik, T. M., Apr 2014, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 21, 4, p. 1067-1074 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Outcomes of pancreaticoduodenectomy: Where should we focus our efforts on improving outcomes?

Brown, E. G., Yang, A., Canter, R. J. & Bold, R. J., Jul 2014, In : JAMA surgery. 149, 7, p. 694-699 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasm size using CT volumetry, spherical and ellipsoid formulas: Validation study

Chalian, H., Rahim Seyal, A., Rezai, P., Töre, H. G., Miller, F. H., Bentrem, D. J. & Yaghmai, V., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of the Pancreas. 15, 1, p. 25-32 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Patient experiences after hospitalizations for elective surgery

Hinami, K., Bilimoria, K. Y., Kallas, P. G., Simons, Y. M., Christensen, N. P. & Williams, M. V., Jun 2014, In : American journal of surgery. 207, 6, p. 855-862 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Perioperative Blood Transfusion Is Associated with Decreased Survival in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: a Multi-institutional Study

Sutton, J. M., Kooby, D. A., Wilson, G. C., Squires, M. H., Hanseman, D. J., Maithel, S. K., Bentrem, D. J., Weber, S. M., Cho, C. S., Winslow, E. R., Scoggins, C. R., Martin, R. C. G., Kim, H. J., Baker, J. J., Merchant, N. B., Parikh, A. A., Abbott, D. E., Edwards, M. J. & Ahmad, S. A., Sep 1 2014, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 18, 9, p. 1575-1587 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Postoperative complications reduce adjuvant chemotherapy use in resectable pancreatic cancer

Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y., Tomlinson, J. S., Paruch, J. L., Fleming, J. B., Talamonti, M. S., Ko, C. Y. & Bentrem, D. J., Aug 2014, In : Annals of surgery. 260, 2, p. 372-377 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

120 Scopus citations

Quality indicators: The authors reply

Meltzer, D. O. & Chung, J. W., Apr 2014, In : Health Affairs. 33, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Relationship between cancer center accreditation and performance on publicly reported quality measures

Merkow, R. P., Chung, J. W., Paruch, J. L., Bentrem, D. J. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jan 1 2014, In : Annals of surgery. 259, 6, p. 1091-1097 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Relative value units poorly correlate with measures of surgical effort and complexity

Shah, D. R., Bold, R. J., Yang, A. D., Khatri, V. P., Martinez, S. R. & Canter, R. J., Aug 2014, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 190, 2, p. 465-470 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Risk prediction tools in surgical oncology

Kinnier, C. V., Asare, E. A., Mohanty, S., Paruch, J. L., Rajaram, R. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 110, 5, p. 500-508 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Skin self-examination education for early detection of melanoma: A randomized controlled trial of internet, workbook, and in-person interventions

Robinson, J. K., Gaber, R., Hultgren, B., Eilers, S., Blatt, H., Stapleton, J., Mallett, K., Turrisi, R., Duffecy, J., Begale, M., Martini, M., Bilimoria, K. & Wayne, J., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of medical Internet research. 16, 1, e7.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Snail cooperates with KrasG12D in vivo to increase stem cell factor and enhance mast cell infiltration

Knab, L. M., Ebine, K., Chow, C. R., Raza, S. S., Sahai, V., Patel, A. P., Kumar, K., Bentrem, D. J., Grippo, P. J. & Munshi, H. G., Oct 1 2014, In : Molecular Cancer Research. 12, 10, p. 1440-1448 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Soft tissue sarcoma, version 2.2014: Featured updates to the NCCN guidelines

Von Mehren, M., Lor Randall, R., Benjamin, R. S., Boles, S., Bui, M. M., Casper, E. S., Conrad, E. U., DeLaney, T. F., Ganjoo, K. N., George, S., Gonzalez, R. J., Heslin, M. J., Kane, J. M., Mayerson, J., McGarry, S. V., Meyer, C., O'Donnell, R. J., Pappo, A. S., Paz, I. B., Pfeifer, J. D. & 8 others, Riedel, R. F., Schuetze, S., Schupak, K. D., Schwartz, H. S., Van Tine, B. A., Wayne, J. D., Bergman, M. A. & Sundar, H., Jan 1 2014, In : JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 12, 4, p. 473-483 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

62 Scopus citations

The need to revisit VTE quality measures

Kinnier, C. V., Barnard, C. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jan 1 2014, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 312, 3, p. 286-287 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

6 Scopus citations

The population value of quality indicator reporting: A framework for prioritizing health care performance measures

Meltzer, D. O. & Chung, J. W., Jan 2014, In : Health Affairs. 33, 1, p. 132-139 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Treatment trends, risk of lymph node metastasis, and outcomes for localized esophageal cancer

Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y., Keswani, R. N., Chung, J., Sherman, K. L., Knab, L. M., Posner, M. C. & Bentrem, D. J., Jul 9 2014, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 106, 7, dju133.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations

Using a modification of the Clavien-Dindo system accounting for readmissions and multiple interventions: Defining quality for pancreaticoduodenectomy

Baker, M. S., Sherman, K. L., Stocker, S. J., Hayman, A. V., Bentrem, D. J., Prinz, R. A. & Talamonti, M. S., Sep 2014, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 110, 4, p. 400-406 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Value of intraoperative neck margin analysis during whipple for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: A multicenter analysis of 1399 patients

Kooby, D. A., Lad, N. L., Squires, M. H., Maithel, S. K., Sarmiento, J. M., Staley, C. A., Volkan Adsay, N., El-Rayes, B. F., Weber, S. M., Winslow, E. R., Cho, C. S., Zavala, K. A., Bentrem, D. J., Knab, M., Ahmad, S. A., Abbott, D. E., Sutton, J. M., Kim, H. J., Yeh, J. J., Aufforth, R. & 8 others, Scoggins, C. R., Martin, R. C., Parikh, A. A., Robinson, J., Hashim, Y. M., Fields, R. C., Hawkins, W. G. & Merchant, N. B., Sep 2014, In : Annals of surgery. 260, 3, p. 494-503 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

β-catenin promotes colitis and colon cancer through imprinting of proinflammatory properties in T cells

Keerthivasan, S., Aghajani, K., Dose, M., Molinero, L., Khan, M. W., Venkateswaran, V., Weber, C., Emmanuel, A. O., Sun, T., Bentrem, D. J., Mulcahy, M., Keshavarzian, A., Ramos, E. M., Blatner, N., Khazaie, K. & Gounari, F., Feb 26 2014, In : Science translational medicine. 6, 225, 225ra28.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations
2015

Ablation of 5-lipoxygenase mitigates pancreatic lesion development

Knab, L. M., Schultz, M., Principe, D. R., Mascarinas, W. E., Gounaris, E., Munshi, H. G., Grippo, P. J. & Bentrem, D. J., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 194, 2, p. 481-487 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

A comparison of 2 surgical site infection monitoring systems

Ju, M. H., Ko, C. Y., Hall, B. L., Bosk, C. L., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Wick, E. C., Jan 1 2015, In : JAMA surgery. 150, 1, p. 51-57 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Approaches to answering critical CER questions

Kinnier, C. V., Chung, J. W. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jan 1 2015, In : Cancer treatment and research. 164, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Are Higher Hospital Venous Thromboembolism Rates an Indicator of Better Quality?. Evaluation of the Validity of a Hospital Quality Measure.

Minami, C. A. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Sep 1 2015, In : Advances in Surgery. 49, 1, p. 185-204 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations

Association of the 2011 ACGME Resident Duty Hour Reform with Postoperative Patient Outcomes in Surgical Specialties

Rajaram, R., Chung, J. W., Cohen, M. E., Dahlke, A. R., Yang, A. D., Meeks, J. J., Ko, C. Y., Tarpley, J. L., Hoyt, D. B. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 221, 3, p. 748-757 10 p., 7933.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Beyond anatomic staging for cancer

Asare, E. A., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Greene, F. L., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 111, 3, p. 249-250 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Challenges in reducing surgical "never Events"

Berger, E. R., Greenberg, C. C. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Oct 6 2015, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 314, 13, p. 1386-1387 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

8 Scopus citations

Comparative effectiveness in esophagogastric cancer

Knab, L. M., Belotte, J., Munshi, H. G. & Bentrem, D. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Cancer treatment and research. 164, p. 121-142 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Concerns about using the patientsafety indicator-90 composite in pay-for-performance programs

Rajaram, R., Barnard, C. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Mar 3 2015, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 313, 9, p. 897-898 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

54 Scopus citations

CTLA-4 blockade plus adoptive T-cell transfer promotes optimal melanoma immunity in mice

Mahvi, D. A., Meyers, J. V., Tatar, A. J., Contreras, A., Suresh, M., Leverson, G. E., Sen, S. & Cho, C. S., Feb 14 2015, In : Journal of Immunotherapy. 38, 2, p. 54-61 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Databases as vehicles for comparative effectiveness research

Minami, C. A. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Dec 1 2015, In : JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 13, 12, p. 1585-1588 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2 Scopus citations

Development of quality measures for the care of patients withgastroesophageal reflux disease

Yadlapati, R., Gawron, A. J., Bilimoria, K., Keswani, R. N., Dunbar, K. B., Kahrilas, P. J., Katz, P., Richter, J., Schnoll-Sussman, F., Soper, N., Vela, M. F. & Pandolfino, J. E., May 1 2015, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 13, 5, p. 874-883.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Early national experience with laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy for ductal adenocarcinoma: A comparison of laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy and open pancreaticoduodenectomy from the National Cancer Data Base

Sharpe, S. M., Talamonti, M. S., Wang, C. E., Prinz, R. A., Roggin, K. K., Bentrem, D. J., Winchester, D. J., Marsh, R. D. W., Stocker, S. J. & Baker, M. S., Jul 1 2015, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 221, 1, p. 175-184 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Scopus citations

Early Results from the Flexibility in Surgical Training Research Consortium: Resident and Program Director Attitudes Toward Flexible Rotations in Senior Residency

Klingensmith, M. E., Awad, M., Delman, K. A., Deveney, K., Fahey, T. J., Lees, J. S., Lipsett, P., Mullen, J. T., Smink, D. S. & Wayne, J. D., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 72, 6, p. e151-e157

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Esophageal and esophagogastric junction cancers, Version 1.2015

Ajani, J. A., D'Amico, T. A., Almhanna, K., Bentrem, D. J., Besh, S., Chao, J., Das, P., Denlinger, C., Fanta, P., Fuchs, C. S., Gerdes, H., Glasgow, R. E., Hayman, J. A., Hochwald, S., Hofstetter, W. L., Ilson, D. H., Jaroszewski, D., Jasperson, K., Keswani, R. N., Kleinberg, L. R. & 17 others, Korn, W. M., Leong, S., Lockhart, A. C., Mulcahy, M. F., Orringer, M. B., Posey, J. A., Poultsides, G. A., Sasson, A. R., Scott, W. J., Strong, V. E., Varghese, T. K., Washington, M. K., Willett, C. G., Wright, C. D., Zelman, D., McMillian, N. & Sundar, H., Feb 1 2015, In : JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 13, 2, p. 194-227 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

203 Scopus citations

Facilitating quality improvement: Pushing the pendulum back toward process measures

Bilimoria, K. Y., Jan 1 2015, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 314, 13, p. 1333-1334 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

34 Scopus citations

Flaws in patient safety measures: In reply

Rajaram, R., Barnard, C. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jan 1 2015, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 313, 24, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Gastric Cancer

Bentrem, D. & Rosen, S., 2015, Gsstrointestinal Malignancy. New York: Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Gene expression profiling for molecular staging of cutaneous melanoma in patients undergoing sentinel lymph node biopsy

Gerami, P., Cook, R. W., Russell, M. C., Wilkinson, J., Amaria, R. N., Gonzalez, R., Lyle, S., Jackson, G. L., Greisinger, A. J., Johnson, C. E., Oelschlager, K. M., Stone, J. F., Maetzold, D. J., Ferris, L. K., Wayne, J. D., Cooper, C., Obregon, R., Delman, K. A. & Lawson, D., May 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 72, 5, p. 780-785.e3 9981.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Scopus citations

Genuflecting to Hospital Variation in Home Discharge-Reply

Mohanty, S., Cohen, M. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Dec 1 2015, In : JAMA Surgery. 150, 12, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate