Surgery, Surgical Oncology Division

Research Output

2009

Comparison of Commission on Cancer-approved and -nonapproved hospitals in the United states: Implications for studies that use the National Cancer Data Base

Bilimoria, K. Y., Bentrem, D. J., Stewart, A. K., Winchester, D. P. & Ko, C. Y., Sep 1 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 27, 25, p. 4177-4181 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

196 Scopus citations

Comparison of sentinel lymph node biopsy alone and completion axillary lymph node dissection for node-positive breast cancer

Bilimoria, K. Y., Bentrem, D. J., Hansen, N. M., Bethke, K. P., Rademaker, A. W., Ko, C. Y., Winchester, D. P. & Winchester, D. J., Jun 20 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 27, 18, p. 2946-2953 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

255 Scopus citations

Defining, controlling, and treating a pancreatic fistula

Mahvi, D., Jul 1 2009, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 13, 7, p. 1187-1188 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Developing a measurement strategy for assessing family caregiver skills

Farran, C. J., Mccann, J. J., Fogg, L. G. & Etkin, C. D., Jul 1 2009, In : Alzheimer's Care Today. 10, 3, p. 129-139 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
243 Scopus citations
24 Scopus citations

Development of a VX2 Pancreatic Cancer Model in Rabbits: A Pilot Study

Eifler, A. C., Lewandowski, R. J., Virmani, S., Chung, J. C., Wang, D., Tang, R. L., Szolc-Kowalska, B., Woloschak, G. E., Yang, G. Y., Ryu, R. K., Salem, R., Larson, A. C., Cheon, E., Strouch, M., Bentrem, D. J. & Omary, R. A., Aug 1 2009, In : Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 20, 8, p. 1075-1082 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Does sentinel node-positive breast cancer require axillary node dissection?

Pilewskie, M. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Dec 1 2009, In : American Journal of Hematology/ Oncology. 8, 12

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Does surgical quality improve in the american college of surgeons national surgical quality improvement program: An evaluation of all participating hospitals

Hall, B. L., Hamilton, B. H., Richards, K., Bilimoria, K. Y., Cohen, M. E. & Ko, C. Y., Sep 1 2009, In : Annals of surgery. 250, 3, p. 363-374 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

510 Scopus citations

Effect of Body Mass Index on Short-Term Outcomes after Colectomy for Cancer

Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y., McCarter, M. D. & Bentrem, D. J., Jan 1 2009, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 208, 1, p. 53-61 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

155 Scopus citations

Effect of subjective preoperative variables on risk-adjusted assessment of hospital morbidity and mortality

Cohen, M. E., Bilimoria, K. Y., Ko, C. Y., Richards, K. & Hall, B. L., Apr 1 2009, In : Annals of surgery. 249, 4, p. 682-689 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Effect of surgeon training, specialization, and experience on outcomes for cancer surgery: A systematic review of the literature

Bilimoria, K. Y., Phillips, J. D., Rock, C. E., Hayman, A., Prystowsky, J. B. & Bentrem, D. J., Jul 1 2009, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 16, 7, p. 1799-1808 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations

Electrical conductivity measurement of excised human metastatic liver tumours before and after thermal ablation

Haemmerich, D., Schutt, D. J., Wright, A. W., Webster, J. G. & Mahvi, D. M., Nov 4 2009, In : Physiological Measurement. 30, 5, p. 459-466 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations

Estimate of the carbon footprint of the US health care sector

Chung, J. W. & Meltzer, D. O., Nov 25 2009, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 302, 18, p. 1970-1972 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

143 Scopus citations

Exocrine and Endocrine Pancreas

Bilimoria, K. Y. & Talamonti, M. S., 2009, American Joint Committee Cancer, Cancer Staging Manual, 7th Edition.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Extent of surgery affects papillary thyroid cancer

Bilimoria, K. Y., Mar 1 2009, In : Annals of surgery. 249, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Health care system and socioeconomic factors associated with variance in use of sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma in the United States

Lange, J. R., Bilimoria, K. Y., Balch, C. M., Wayne, J. D., Chang, D. C., Palis, B. E. & Dy, S. M., Apr 10 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 27, 11, p. 1857-1863 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Identification of specific quality improvement opportunities for the elderly undergoing gastrointestinal surgery

Bentrem, D. J., Cohen, M. E., Hynes, D. M., Ko, C. Y. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Nov 1 2009, In : Archives of Surgery. 144, 11, p. 1013-1020 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Scopus citations

"Improved" Calculation of reflection coefficient for coaxial antennas with feed gap effect

Wang, P., Converse, M. C., Webster, J. G. & Mahvi, D. M., Apr 28 2009, In : IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. 57, 2, p. 559-563 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

In reply

Bilimoria, K. Y. & Ko, C. Y., Mar 1 2009, In : Archives of Surgery. 144, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Investigations using clinical data registries: Observational studies and risk adjustment

Hall, B. L., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Ko, C. Y., Jun 1 2009, In : Surgery. 145, 6, p. 602-610 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

6 Scopus citations

Invited critique

Frencher, S., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Ko, C., Apr 1 2009, In : Archives of Surgery. 144, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Laparoscopic left pancreatectomy: Complication risk score correlates with morbidity and risk for pancreatic fistula

Weber, S. M., Cho, C. S., Merchant, N., Pinchot, S., Rettammel, R., Nakeeb, A., Bentrem, D., Parikh, A., Mazo, A. E., Martin, R. C. G., Scoggins, C. R., Ahmad, S. A., Kim, H. J., Hamilton, N., Hawkins, W., Schmidt, C. M. & Kooby, D. A., Oct 1 2009, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 16, 10, p. 2825-2833 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Scopus citations

Maturation evaluation for dialysis access

Bharat, A. & Shenoy, S., 2009, Vascular Access Principles and Practice, 5th edition. TBC: TBC

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Methylation profile of circulating plasma DNA in patients with pancreatic cancer

Melnikov, A. A., Scholtens, D., Talamonti, M. S., Bentrem, D. J. & Levenson, V. V., Feb 1 2009, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 99, 2, p. 119-122 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

National assessment of melanoma care using formally developed quality indicators

Bilimoria, K. Y., Raval, M. V., Bentrem, D. J., Wayne, J. D., Balch, C. M. & Ko, C. Y., Nov 10 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 27, 32, p. 5445-5451 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations
84 Scopus citations

Radiofrequency ablation combined with KS-IL2 immunocytokine (EMD 273066) results in an enhanced antitumor effect against murine colon adenocarcinoma

Johnson, E. E., Yamane, B. H., Buhtoiarov, I. N., Lum, H. D., Rakhmilevich, A. L., Mahvi, D. M., Gillies, S. D. & Sondel, P. M., Aug 1 2009, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 15, 15, p. 4875-4884 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Readmissions following pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreas cancer: A population-based appraisal

Yermilov, I., Bentrem, D., Sekeris, E., Jain, S., Maggard, M. A., Ko, C. Y. & Tomlinson, J. S., Mar 1 2009, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 16, 3, p. 554-561 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

101 Scopus citations

Risk Adjustment in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program: A Comparison of Logistic Versus Hierarchical Modeling

Cohen, M. E., Dimick, J. B., Bilimoria, K. Y., Ko, C. Y., Richards, K. & Hall, B. L., Dec 1 2009, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 209, 6, p. 687-693 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Scopus citations

Small bowel cancer in the United States: Changes in epidemiology, treatment, and survival over the last 20 years

Bilimoria, K. Y., Bentrem, D. J., Wayne, J. D., Ko, C. Y., Bennett, C. L. & Talamonti, M. S., Jan 1 2009, In : Annals of surgery. 249, 1, p. 63-71 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

360 Scopus citations

Staging laparoscopy enhances the detection of occult metastases in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma

Contreras, C. M., Stanelle, E. J., Mansour, J., Hinshaw, J. L., Rikkers, L. F., Rettammel, R., Mahvi, D. M., Cho, C. S. & Weber, S. M., Dec 15 2009, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 100, 8, p. 663-669 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Surgical Career Choices: The Vital Impact of Mentoring

McCord, J. H., McDonald, R., Sippel, R. S., Leverson, G., Mahvi, D. M. & Weber, S. M., Jul 1 2009, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 155, 1, p. 136-141 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations

Tgfbr1 haploinsufficiency inhibits the development of murine mutant Kras-induced pancreatic precancer

Adrian, K., Strouch, M. J., Zeng, Q., Barron, M. R., Cheon, E. C., Honasoge, A., Xu, Y., Phukan, S., Sadim, M., Bentrem, D. J., Pasche, B. & Grippo, P. J., Dec 15 2009, In : Cancer Research. 69, 24, p. 9169-9174 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

The flavonoid apigenin potentiates the growth inhibitory effects of gemcitabine and abrogates gemcitabine resistance in human pancreatic cancer cells

Strouch, M. J., Milam, B. M., Melstrom, L. G., McGill, J. J., Salabat, M. R., Ujiki, M. B., Ding, X. Z. & Bentrem, D. J., May 1 2009, In : Pancreas. 38, 4, p. 409-415 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

The VX2 Tumor Model: Review of Methods and Application

Cheon, EC., Larson, A. C., Bentrem, D. J., Mahvi, DM. & Omary, RA., 2009, In : Journal of Interventional Oncology. 2, p. 133-138 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

T-regulatory cells shift from a protective anti-inflammatory to a cancer-promoting proinflammatory phenotype in polyposis

Gounaris, E., Blatner, N. R., Dennis, K., Magnusson, F., Gurish, M. F., Strom, T. B., Beckhove, P., Gounari, F. & Khazaie, K., Jul 1 2009, In : Cancer Research. 69, 13, p. 5490-5497 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

130 Scopus citations

Using the NCDB for cancer care improvement: An introduction to available quality assessment tools

Raval, M. V., Bilimoria, K. Y., Stewart, A. K., Bentrem, D. J. & Ko, C. Y., Jun 15 2009, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 99, 8, p. 488-490 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

125 Scopus citations

Utilization of Parenteral Nutrition Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Is Routine Jejunostomy Tube Placement Warranted?

Yermilov, I., Jain, S., Sekeris, E., Bentrem, D. J., Hines, O. J., Reber, H. A., Ko, C. Y. & Tomlinson, J. S., Jul 1 2009, In : Digestive diseases and sciences. 54, 7, p. 1582-1588 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Variability in length of stay after colorectal surgery: Assessment of 182 hospitals in the national surgical quality improvement program

Cohen, M. E., Bilimoria, K. Y., Ko, C. Y., Richards, K. & Hall, B. L., Dec 1 2009, In : Annals of surgery. 250, 6, p. 901-907 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations

Variability in Reoperation Rates at 182 Hospitals: A Potential Target for Quality Improvement

Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y., Cohen, M. E., Richards, K., Ko, C. Y. & Hall, B. L., Nov 1 2009, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 209, 5, p. 557-564 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations
2010

A common question revisited: Can differences in clinical severity explain the volume-outcome relationship?

Merkow, R. P. & Bilimoria, K. Y., May 1 2010, In : Surgery. 147, 5, p. 610-611 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

A Multicenter Analysis of Distal Pancreatectomy for Adenocarcinoma: Is Laparoscopic Resection Appropriate?

Kooby, D. A., Hawkins, W. G., Schmidt, C. M., Weber, S. M., Bentrem, D. J., Gillespie, T. W., Sellers, J. B., Merchant, N. B., Scoggins, C. R., Martin, R. C. G., Kim, H. J., Ahmad, S., Cho, C. S., Parikh, A. A., Chu, C. K., Hamilton, N. A., Doyle, C. J., Pinchot, S., Hayman, A., McClaine, R. & 4 others, Nakeeb, A., Staley, C. A., McMasters, K. M. & Lillemoe, K. D., May 1 2010, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 210, 5, p. 779-785 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

246 Scopus citations

An electrode array for limiting blood loss during liver resection: Optimization via mathematical modeling

Strigel, R. M., Schutt, D. J., Webster, J. G., Mahvi, D. M. & Haemmerich, D., Nov 19 2010, In : Open Biomedical Engineering Journal. 4, SPEC. ISSUE 1, p. 39-46 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

A six-gene signature predicts survival of patients with localized pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Stratford, J. K., Bentrem, D. J., Anderson, J. M., Fan, C., Volmar, K. A., Marron, J. S., Routh, E. D., Caskey, L. S., Samuel, J. C., Der, C. J., Thorne, L. B., Calvo, B. F., Kim, H. J., Talamonti, M. S., Iacobuzio-Donahue, C. A., Hollingsworth, M. A., Perou, C. M. & Yeh, J. J., Jul 1 2010, In : PLoS medicine. 7, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

141 Scopus citations

Assessing compliance with national quality measures to improve colorectal cancer care at the VA

Hayman, A. V., Chang, E. T., Molokie, R. E., Kahng, L. S., Prystowsky, J. B. & Bentrem, D. J., Nov 1 2010, In : American Journal of Surgery. 200, 5, p. 572-576 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Association of surgical care improvement project infection-related process measure compliance with risk-adjusted outcomes: Implications for quality measurement

Ingraham, A. M., Cohen, M. E., Bilimoria, K. Y., Dimick, J. B., Richards, K. E., Raval, M. V., Fleisher, L. A., Hall, B. L. & Ko, C. Y., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 211, 6, p. 705-714 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

118 Scopus citations

Central Neck Dissection

Elaraj, D. & Sturgeon, C., 2010, Illustrative Handbook of General Surgery. Chen, H. (ed.). New York: Springer, p. 47-64

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter