Surgery, Surgical Oncology Division

Research Output

2009

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

142 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

88 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

356 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

129 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

123 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

70 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
2008

Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas in the united states: Prognostic factors and comparison to ductal adenocarcinoma

Schmidt, C. M., Matos, J. M., Bentrem, D. J., Talamonti, M. S., Lillemoe, K. D. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Dec 1 2008, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 12, 12, p. 2078-2086 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Scopus citations

ACS-NSQIP Semiannual Report: January 1, 2007 - December 31, 2007

Bilimoria, K. Y., 2008, American College of Surgeons.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

ACS-NSQIP Semiannual Report: July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007

Bilimoria, K. Y., 2008, American College of Surgeons.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction after bariatric surgery

Melstrom, L. G., Bentrem, D. J., Salvino, M. J., Blum, M. G., Talamonti, M. S. & Printen, K. J., Jul 1 2008, In : American journal of surgery. 196, 1, p. 135-138 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Adequacy and Importance of Lymph Node Evaluation for Colon Cancer in the Elderly

Bilimoria, K. Y., Stewart, A. K., Palis, B. E., Bentrem, D. J., Talamonti, M. S. & Ko, C. Y., Feb 1 2008, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 206, 2, p. 247-254 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Adrenocortical carcinoma in the United States: Treatment utilization and prognostic factors

Bilimoria, K. Y., Shen, W. T., Elaraj, D. M., Bentrem, D. J., Winchester, D. J., Kebebew, E. & Sturgeon, C., Dec 1 2008, In : Cancer. 113, 11, p. 3130-3136 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

279 Scopus citations

An electrode array that minimizes blood loss for radiofrequency-assisted hepatic resection

Schutt, D. J., O'Rourke, A. P., Will, J. A., Webster, J. G., Mahvi, D. M. & Haemmerich, D., May 1 2008, In : Medical Engineering and Physics. 30, 4, p. 454-459 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Antecedents of physical activity among family caregivers

Etkin, C. D., Prohaska, T. R., Connell, C. M., Edelman, P. & Hughes, S. L., Jun 1 2008, In : Journal of Applied Gerontology. 27, 3, p. 350-367 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Apigenin inhibits the GLUT-1 glucose transporter and the phosphoinositide 3-kinase/akt pathway in human pancreatic cancer cells

Melstrom, L. G., Salabat, M. R., Ding, X. Z., Milam, B. M., Strouch, M., Pelling, J. C. & Bentrem, D. J., Nov 1 2008, In : Pancreas. 37, 4, p. 426-431 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Scopus citations

Bowel complications after prolene hernia system (PHS) repair: A case report and review of the literature

Lo, D. J., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Pugh, C. M., Aug 1 2008, In : Hernia. 12, 4, p. 437-440 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Clear cell carcinoma of the pancreas: Histopathologic features and a unique biomarker: Hepatocyte nuclear factor-1β

Kim, L., Liao, J., Zhang, M., Talamonti, M., Bentrem, D., Rao, S. & Yang, A. G. Y., Sep 1 2008, In : Modern Pathology. 21, 9, p. 1075-1083 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Complete lymph node dissection for sentinel node-positive melanoma: Assessment of practice patterns in the United States

Bilimoria, K. Y., Balch, C. M., Bentrem, D. J., Talamonti, M. S., Ko, C. Y., Lange, J. R., Winchester, D. P. & Wayne, J. D., Jun 1 2008, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 15, 6, p. 1566-1576 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

112 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

Design optimization of a robust sleeve antenna for hepatic microwave ablation

Prakash, P., Deng, G., Converse, M. C., Webster, J. G., Mahvi, D. M. & Ferris, M. C., Feb 18 2008, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 53, 4, p. 1057-1069 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Design optimization of coaxial antennas for hepatic microwave ablation using genetic algorithms

Prakash, P., Converse, M. C., Webster, J. G. & Mahvi, D. M., Nov 13 2008, 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, APSURSI. 4619693. (2008 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, APSURSI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations

Directing surgical quality improvement initiatives: Comparison of perioperative mortality and long-term survival for cancer surgery

Bilimoria, K. Y., Bentrem, D. J., Feinglass, J. M., Stewart, A. K., Winchester, D. P., Talamonti, M. S. & Ko, C. Y., Oct 1 2008, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 26, 28, p. 4626-4633 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

121 Scopus citations

Effect of chemotherapeutic stress on induction of vascular endothelial growth factor family members and receptors in human colorectal cancer cells

Fan, F., Gray, M. J., Dallas, N. A., Yang, A. D., Van Buren, G., Camp, E. R. & Ellis, L. M., Oct 22 2008, In : Molecular cancer therapeutics. 7, 9, p. 3064-3070 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Effect of hospital type and volume on lymph node evaluation for gastric and pancreatic cancer

Bilimoria, K. Y., Talamonti, M. S., Wayne, J. D., Tomlinson, J. S., Stewart, A. K., Winchester, D. P., Ko, C. Y. & Bentrem, D. J., Jul 1 2008, In : Archives of Surgery. 143, 7, p. 671-678 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations