Surgery, Surgical Oncology Division

Research Output

2012

Cosmetic outcomes following head and neck melanoma reconstruction: The patient's perspective

Buck, D., Rawlani, V., Wayne, J., Dumanian, G. A., Mustoe, T. A., Fine, N. A., Galiano, R. & Kim, J. Y. S., 2012, In : Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 20, 1, p. e10-e15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Cost-effectiveness of treatment strategies for pancreatic head adenocarcinoma and potential opportunities for improvement

Abbott, D. E., Merkow, R. P., Cantor, S. B., Fleming, J. B., Varadhachary, G. R., Crane, C., Bentrem, D. J. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Nov 1 2012, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 19, 12, p. 3659-3667 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Currently Available Quality Improvement Initiatives in Surgical Oncology

Merkow, R. P. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jul 1 2012, In : Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America. 21, 3, p. 367-375 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

12 Scopus citations

Effect of histologic subtype on treatment and outcomes for esophageal cancer in the United States

Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y., McCarter, M. D., Chow, W. B., Gordon, H. S., Stewart, A. K., Ko, C. Y. & Bentrem, D. J., Jul 1 2012, In : Cancer. 118, 13, p. 3268-3276 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Expression of RORγt marks a pathogenic regulatory T cell subset in human colon cancer.

Blatner, N. R., Mulcahy, M. F., Dennis, K. L., Scholtens, D., Bentrem, D. J., Phillips, J. D., Ham, S., Sandall, B. P., Khan, M. W., Mahvi, D. M., Halverson, A. L., Stryker, S. J., Boller, A. M., Singal, A., Sneed, R. K., Sarraj, B., Ansari, M. J., Oft, M., Iwakura, Y., Zhou, L. & 4 others, Bonertz, A., Beckhove, P., Gounari, F. & Khazaie, K., Dec 12 2012, In : Science translational medicine. 4, 164

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

116 Scopus citations

Factors affecting selection of operative approach and subsequent short-term outcomes after anatomic resection for lung cancer

Phillips, J. D., Merkow, R. P., Sherman, K. L., DeCamp, M. M., Bentrem, D. J. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Aug 1 2012, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 215, 2, p. 206-215 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Gallbladder cancer

Bentrem, D. & Fong, Y., Oct 31 2012, Master Techniques in Surgery: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Genetic Deletion of 5-Lipoxygenase Increases Tumor-Infiltrating Macrophages in Apc Δ468 Mice

Cheon, E. C., Strouch, M. J., Krantz, S. B., Heiferman, M. J. & Bentrem, D. J., Feb 1 2012, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 16, 2, p. 389-393 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Geographic variation in utilization of sentinel lymph node biopsy for intermediate thickness cutaneous melanoma

Martinez, S. R., Shah, D. R., Maverakis, E. & Yang, A. D., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 106, 7, p. 807-810 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic: Anomalous pancreaticobiliary junction and gallbladder cancer

Keswani, R. N. & Mahvi, D. M., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Australia). 27, 10, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

Importance of and Adherence to Lymph Node Staging Standards in Gastrointestinal Cancer

Merkow, R. P. & Bentrem, D. J., Jul 1 2012, In : Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America. 21, 3, p. 407-416 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Incorporation of adjuvant therapy into the multimodality management of gastrointestinal stromal tumors of the stomach in the United States

Bilimoria, K. Y., Wayne, J. D., Merkow, R. P., Abbott, D. E., Cormier, J. N., Feig, B. W., Hunt, K. K., Pisters, P. W. T., Pollock, R. & Bentrem, D. J., Jan 1 2012, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19, 1, p. 184-191 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
43 Scopus citations

It Takes a Village: Defining the Value of Dedicated Multidisciplinary Teams in Cancer Outcomes

Krantz, S. B. & Bentrem, D. J., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 173, 1, p. 51-53 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Laparoscopic versus open resection of gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors

Melstrom, L. G., Phillips, J. D., Bentrem, D. J. & Wayne, J. D., Oct 1 2012, In : American Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cancer Clinical Trials. 35, 5, p. 451-454 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Microbes, intestinal inflammation and probiotics

Khan, M. W., Kale, A. A., Bere, P., Vajjala, S., Gounaris, E. & Pakanati, K. C., Jan 1 2012, In : Expert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 6, 1, p. 81-94 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

13 Scopus citations

Modulating intestinal immune responses by lipoteichoic acid-deficient Lactobacillus acidophilus

Khan, M. W., Zadeh, M., Bere, P., Gounaris, E., Owen, J., Klaenhammer, T. & Mohamadzadeh, M., Feb 1 2012, In : Immunotherapy. 4, 2, p. 151-161 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Moving beyond guidelines to ensure high-quality cancer care in the United States

Bilimoria, K. Y., Jul 1 2012, In : Journal of oncology practice. 8, 4, p. e67-e68

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

6 Scopus citations

Multidisciplinary approach to the management of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Buck, D. W., Kim, J. Y. S., Alam, M., Rawlani, V., Johnson, S., Connor, C. M., Dumanian, G. A. & Wayne, J. D., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 67, 5, p. 861-866 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Neoadjuvant use of sunitinib in locally advanced GIST with intolerance to imatinib

Svetlichnaya, J., Huyck, T. K., Wayne, J. D. & Agulnik, M., Mar 1 2012, In : Chemotherapy. 58, 1, p. 30-33 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Outcomes Research in Surgical Oncology

Ko, C. Y. & Merkow, R. P., Jul 2012, In : Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America. 21, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Overview of the Immune System

Bharat, A., 2012, Textbook of Immunolog, 1st edition. Gupta, BK. (ed.). TBC: TBC

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pilot neoadjuvant trial in HER2 positive breast cancer with combination of nab-paclitaxel and lapatinib

Kaklamani, V. G., Siziopikou, K., Scholtens, D., Lacouture, M., Gordon, J., Uthe, R., Meservey, C., Hansen, N., Khan, S. A., Jeruss, J. S., Bethke, K., Cianfrocca, M., Rosen, S., Roenn, J. V., Wayne, J., Parimi, V., Jovanovic, B. & Gradishar, W., Apr 1 2012, In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 132, 3, p. 833-842 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Recruitment and enrollment of caregivers for a lifestyle physical activity clinical trial

Etkin, C. D., Farran, C. J., Barnes, L. L. & Shah, R. C., Feb 1 2012, In : Research in Nursing and Health. 35, 1, p. 70-81 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Reduced overall and event-free survival among colon cancer patients using dual system care

Tarlov, E., Lee, T. A., Weichle, T. W., Durazo-Arvizu, R., Zhang, Q., Perrin, R., Bentrem, D. J. & Hynes, D. M., Dec 1 2012, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 21, 12, p. 2231-2241 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Relevance of the C-statistic when evaluating risk-adjustment models in surgery

Merkow, R. P., Hall, B. L., Cohen, M. E., Dimick, J. B., Wang, E., Chow, W. B., Ko, C. Y. & Bilimoria, K. Y., May 1 2012, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 214, 5, p. 822-830 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

82 Scopus citations

Risk of Morbidity and Mortality Following Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

Kneuertz, P. J., Pitt, H. A., Bilimoria, K. Y., Smiley, J. P., Cohen, M. E., Ko, C. Y. & Pawlik, T. M., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 16, 9, p. 1727-1735 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

128 Scopus citations

Short-term outcomes after esophagectomy at 164 American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Hospitals: Effect of operative approach and hospital-level variation

Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y., McCarter, M. D., Phillips, J. D., DeCamp, M. M., Sherman, K. L., Ko, C. Y. & Bentrem, D. J., Nov 1 2012, In : Archives of Surgery. 147, 11, p. 1009-1016 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Soft tissue sarcoma, version 2.2012 featured updates to the NCCN guidelines

Von Mehren, M., Benjamin, R. S., Bui, M. M., Casper, E. S., Conrad, E. U., DeLaney, T. F., Ganjoo, K. N., George, S., Gonzalez, R., Heslin, M. J., Kane, J. M., Mayerson, J., McGarry, S. V., Meyer, C., O'Donnell, R. J., Paz, I. B., Pfeifer, J. D., Pollock, R. E., Randall, R. L., Riedel, R. F. & 8 others, Schuetze, S., Schupak, K. D., Schwartz, H. S., Shankar, S., Van Tine, B. A., Wayne, J., Sundar, H. & McMillian, N. R., Aug 1 2012, In : JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 10, 8, p. 951-960 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

97 Scopus citations

Staying alive: Strategies for accountable health care

Marcus, S. G., Reid-Lombardo, K. M., Halverson, A. L., Maker, V., Demetriou, A., Fischer, J. E., Bentrem, D., Rudnicki, M., Hiatt, J. R. & Jones, D., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 16, 5, p. 927-934 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Tpl2 ablation promotes intestinal inflammation and tumorigenesis in Apcmin mice by inhibiting IL-10 secretion and regulatory T-cell generation

Serebrennikova, O. B., Tsatsanis, C., Mao, C., Gounaris, E., Ren, W., Siracusa, L. D., Eliopoulos, A. G., Khazaie, K. & Tsichlis, P. N., May 1 2012, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109, 18, p. E1082-E1091

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Use of multimodality neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal cancer in the United States: Assessment of 987 Hospitals

Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y., McCarter, M. D., Chow, W. B., Ko, C. Y. & Bentrem, D. J., Feb 1 2012, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 19, 2, p. 357-364 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Variation in lymph node examination after esophagectomy for cancer in the United States

Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y., Chow, W. B., Merkow, J. S., Weyant, M. J., Ko, C. Y. & Bentrem, D. J., Jun 1 2012, In : Archives of Surgery. 147, 6, p. 505-511 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

What's in a name generator? Choosing the right name generators for social network surveys in healthcare quality and safety research

Burt, R. S., Meltzer, D. O., Seid, M., Borgert, A., Chung, J. W., Colletti, R. B., Dellal, G., Kahn, S. A., Kaplan, H. C., Peterson, L. E. & Margolis, P., Jan 1 2012, In : BMJ Quality and Safety. 21, 12, p. 992-1000 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2011

Adding days spent in readmission to the initial postoperative length of stay limits the perceived benefit of laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy when compared with open distal pancreatectomy

Baker, M. S., Bentrem, D. J., Ujiki, M. B., Stocker, S. & Talamonti, M. S., Mar 1 2011, In : American Journal of Surgery. 201, 3, p. 295-300 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

A high omega-3 fatty acid diet mitigates murine pancreatic precancer development

Strouch, M. J., Ding, Y., Salabat, M. R., Melstrom, L. G., Adrian, K., Quinn, C., Pelham, C., Rao, S., Adrian, T. E., Bentrem, D. J. & Grippo, P. J., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 165, 1, p. 75-81 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Alteration of strain background and a high omega-6 fat diet induces earlier onset of pancreatic neoplasia in EL-Kras transgenic mice

Cheon, E. C., Strouch, M. J., Barron, M. R., Ding, Y., Melstrom, L. G., Krantz, S. B., Mullapudi, B., Adrian, K., Musunuri, S. R., Adrian, T. E., Bentrem, D. J. & Grippo, P. J., Jun 15 2011, In : International Journal of Cancer. 128, 12, p. 2783-2792 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Anti-tumour synergy of cytotoxic chemotherapy and anti-CD40 plus CpG-ODN immunotherapy through repolarization of tumour-associated macrophages

Buhtoiarov, I. N., Sondel, P. M., Wigginton, J. M., Buhtoiarova, T. N., Yanke, E. M., Mahvi, D. A. & Rakhmilevich, A. L., Feb 1 2011, In : Immunology. 132, 2, p. 226-239 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations

Apigenin down-regulates the hypoxia response genes: HIF-1α, GLUT-1, and VEGF in human pancreatic cancer cells

Melstrom, L. G., Salabat, M. R., Ding, X. Z., Strouch, M. J., Grippo, P. J., Mirzoeva, S., Pelling, J. C. & Bentrem, D. J., May 15 2011, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 167, 2, p. 173-181 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Assessing family caregiver skill in managing behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

Farran, C. J., Fogg, L. G., McCann, J. J., Etkin, C. D., Dong, X. & Barnes, L. L., May 1 2011, In : Aging and Mental Health. 15, 4, p. 510-521 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Collagen regulation of let-7 in pancreatic cancer involves TGF-β1-mediated membrane type 1-matrix metalloproteinase expression

Dangi-Garimella, S., Strouch, M. J., Grippo, P. J., Bentrem, D. J. & Munshi, H. G., Feb 24 2011, In : Oncogene. 30, 8, p. 1002-1008 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations

Copy Number Gains in 11q13 and 8q34 Are Highly Linked to Prognosis in Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma

Gerami, P., Jewell, S. S., Pouryazdanparast, P., Wayne, J. D., Haghighat, Z., Busam, K. J., Rademaker, A. & Morrison, L., May 2011, In : Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. 13, 3, p. 352-358 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations

Early postoperative outcomes after pancreaticoduodenectomy in the elderly

Haigh, P. I., Bilimoria, K. Y. & DiFronzo, L. A., Jun 1 2011, In : Archives of Surgery. 146, 6, p. 715-723 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Erratum: Laparoscopic versus open left pancreatectomy: Can preoperative factors indicate the safer technique? (Annals of Surgery (2011) 253:5 (975-980))

Cho, C. S., Kooby, D. A., Schmidt, C. M., Nakeeb, A., Bentrem, D. J., Merchant, N. B., Parikh, A. A., Martin, R. C., Scoggins, C. R., Ahmad, S. A., Kim, H. J., Hamilton, N., Hawkins, W. G. & Weber, S. M., Aug 1 2011, In : Annals of surgery. 254, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

Esophageal and esophagogastric junction cancers

Ajani, J. A., Barthel, J. S., Bentrem, D. J., D'Amico, T. A., Das, P., Denlinger, C. S., Fuchs, C. S., Gerdes, H., Glasgow, R. E., Hayman, J. A., Hofstetter, W. L., Ilson, D. H., Keswani, R. N., Kleinberg, L. R., Korn, W. M., Lockhart, A. C., Mulcahy, M. F., Orringer, M. B., Osarogiagbon, R. U., Posey, J. A. & 9 others, Sasson, A. R., Scott, W. J., Shibata, S., Strong, V. E. M., Varghese, T. K., Warren, G., Washington, M. K., Willett, C. & Wright, C. D., Aug 1 2011, In : JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 9, 8, p. 830-887 58 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

142 Scopus citations
33 Scopus citations

Feast or famine? The variable impact of coexisting fellowships on general surgery resident operative volumes

Hanks, J. B., Ashley, S. W., Mahvi, D. M., Meredith, W. J., Stain, S. C., Biester, T. W. & Borman, K. R., Sep 1 2011, In : Annals of surgery. 254, 3, p. 476-485 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

First report from the American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy has morbidity and effectiveness positioned between the band and the bypass

Hutter, M. M., Schirmer, B. D., Jones, D. B., Ko, C. Y., Cohen, M. E., Merkow, R. P. & Nguyen, N. T., Sep 2011, In : Annals of Surgery. 254, 3, p. 410-422 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

422 Scopus citations