Surgery, Surgical Oncology Division

Research Output 1975 2020

2015

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

Patient Discharge
Operative Surgical Procedures
Registries
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
47 Citations (Scopus)

GLI2-dependent c-MYC upregulation mediates resistance of pancreatic cancer cells to the BET bromodomain inhibitor JQ1

Kumar, K., Raza, S. S., Knab, L. M., Chow, C. R., Kwok, B., Bentrem, D. J., Popovic, R., Ebine, K., Licht, J. D. & Munshi, H. G., Mar 31 2015, In : Scientific reports. 5, 9489.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatic Neoplasms
Up-Regulation
Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition
Down-Regulation
Neoplasms
84 Citations (Scopus)

Hospital characteristics associated with penalties in the centers for medicare & medicaid services hospital-acquired condition reduction program

Rajaram, R., Chung, J. W., Kinnier, C. V., Barnard, C., Mohanty, S., Pavey, E. S., McHugh, M. C. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jul 28 2015, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 314, 4, p. 375-383 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iatrogenic Disease
Medicaid
Medicare
Odds Ratio
Process Assessment (Health Care)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of gastrectomy procedural complexity on surgical outcomes and hospital comparisons

Mohanty, S., Paruch, J., Bilimoria, K. Y., Cohen, M., Strong, V. E. & Weber, S. M., Aug 1 2015, In : Surgery (United States). 158, 2, p. 522-528 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastrectomy
Stomach Neoplasms
Odds Ratio
Current Procedural Terminology
Risk Adjustment

In reply

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

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

13 Citations (Scopus)

Making the case for investigating flexibility in duty hour limits for surgical residents

Bilimoria, K. Y., Hoyt, D. B. & Lewis, F., Jun 1 2015, In : JAMA surgery. 150, 6, p. 503-504 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Personnel Staffing and Scheduling
Continuity of Patient Care
Internship and Residency
Workload

Medicare

Rajaram, R. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jan 1 2015, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 314, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Medicare
1 Citation (Scopus)

Medicare

Rajaram, R. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jul 28 2015, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 314, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Eligibility Determination
Medicare Part A
Medicare Part B
Medicare Part C
Medicare Part D
20 Citations (Scopus)

National evaluation of hospital readmission after pulmonary resection

Rajaram, R., Ju, M. H., Bilimoria, K. Y., Ko, C. Y. & Decamp, M. M., Dec 2015, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 150, 6, p. 1508-1514.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Readmission
Pneumonectomy
Lung
Confidence Intervals
Quality Improvement

Negotiating the tensions in patient-centered care

Minami, C. A., Yang, A. D. & Szmuilowicz, E., Sep 15 2015, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 314, 11, p. 1167-1168 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Patient-Centered Care
Negotiating
Physicians
Patient Preference
Ambulatory Care
47 Citations (Scopus)

Neoadjuvant Therapy is Associated with a Reduced Lymph Node Ratio in Patients with Potentially Resectable Pancreatic Cancer

Roland, C. L., Yang, A. D., Katz, M. H. G., Chatterjee, D., Wang, H., Lin, H., Vauthey, J. N., Pisters, P. W., Varadhachary, G. R., Wolff, R. A., Crane, C. H., Lee, J. E. & Fleming, J. B., Mar 1 2015, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 22, 4, p. 1168-1175 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoadjuvant Therapy
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Lymph Nodes
Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
8 Citations (Scopus)

Patient satisfaction, outcomes, and the need for cancer-specific quality metrics

Mohanty, S., Kinnier, C. V. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 107, 3, dju438.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Health Care Quality Indicators
Operative Surgical Procedures
Patient Satisfaction
Neoplasms
25 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of care among patients undergoing hepatic resection: A query of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-targeted hepatectomy database

Spolverato, G., Ejaz, A., Kim, Y., Hall, B. L., Bilimoria, K., Cohen, M., Ko, C., Pitt, H. & Pawlik, T. M., Jun 15 2015, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 196, 2, p. 221-228 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatectomy
Quality Improvement
Patient Care
Databases
Liver
13 Citations (Scopus)

Perioperative radiotherapy is associated with improved survival among patients with synovial sarcoma: A SEER analysis

Naing, K. W., Monjazeb, A. M., Li, C. S., Lee, L. I. Y., Yang, A., Borys, D. & Canter, R. J., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 111, 2, p. 158-164 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synovial Sarcoma
Epidemiology
Radiotherapy
Survival
Databases
7 Citations (Scopus)

Postoperative venous thromboembolism outcomes measure: Analytic exploration of potential misclassification of hospital quality due to surveillance bias

Chung, J. W., Ju, M. H., Kinnier, C. V., Sohn, M. W. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of surgery. 261, 3, p. 443-444 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Health Care Quality Assurance
Organizational Efficiency
Population Surveillance
Guideline Adherence
Venous Thromboembolism
11 Citations (Scopus)

Preferential expansion of pro-inflammatory Tregs in human non-small cell lung cancer

Phillips, J. D., Knab, L. M., Blatner, N. R., Haghi, L., DeCamp Jr, M. M., Meyerson, S. L., Heiferman, M. J., Heiferman, J. R., Gounari, F., Bentrem, D. J. & Khazaie, K., Sep 21 2015, In : Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy. 64, 9, p. 1185-1191 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Lung Neoplasms
T-Lymphocytes
Immune System Diseases
Regulatory T-Lymphocytes
13 Citations (Scopus)

Public reporting in surgery an emerging opportunity to improve care and inform patients

Minami, C. A., Dahlke, A. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of surgery. 261, 2, p. 241-242 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Access to Information
Health Care Quality Indicators
Operative Surgical Procedures
Disclosure
Quality Improvement
6 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative functional MRI in a clinical orthotopic model of pancreatic cancer in immunocompetent lewis rats

Zhang, Z., Zheng, L., Li, W., Gordon, A. C., Huan, Y., Shangguan, J., Procissi, D., Bentrem, D. J. & Larson, A. C., Jan 1 2015, In : American Journal of Translational Research. 7, 9, p. 1475-1486 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatic Neoplasms
Rats
Tumors
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Neoplasm Metastasis
20 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing margins of wide local excision in head and neck melanoma for function and cosmesis: 5-year local recurrence-free survival

Rawlani, R., Rawlani, V., Qureshi, H. A., Kim, J. Y. & Wayne, J. D., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 111, 7, p. 795-799 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Neck
Head
Recurrence
Survival
23 Citations (Scopus)

Risk of discharge to postacute care: A patient-centered outcome for the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program surgical risk calculator

Mohanty, S., Liu, Y., Paruch, J. L., Kmiecik, T. E., Cohen, M. E., Ko, C. Y. & Bilimoria, K. Y., May 1 2015, In : JAMA surgery. 150, 5, p. 480-484 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subacute Care
Quality Improvement
Odds Ratio
Decision Support Techniques
Mechanical Ventilators

Separating the need for intraoperative consultation from the fear of out-of-network billing: The myth of drive-by doctoring

Minami, C. A. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jan 1 2015, In : JAMA Surgery. 150, 5, p. 386-387 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Reimbursement Mechanisms
Intraoperative Period
Fear
Referral and Consultation
Drive
98 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical duration and risk of venous thromboembolism

Kim, J. Y. S., Khavanin, N., Rambachan, A., McCarthy, R. J., Mlodinow, A. S., De Oliveria, G. S., Stock, M. C., Gust, M. J. & Mahvi, D. M., Feb 1 2015, In : JAMA surgery. 150, 2, p. 110-117 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Venous Thromboembolism
Pulmonary Embolism
Logistic Models
Current Procedural Terminology
Confounding Factors (Epidemiology)
50 Citations (Scopus)

The laparoscopic approach to distal pancreatectomy for ductal adenocarcinoma results in shorter lengths of stay without compromising oncologic outcomes

Sharpe, S. M., Talamonti, M. S., Wang, E., Bentrem, D. J., Roggin, K. K., Prinz, R. A., Marsh, R. D. W., Stocker, S. J., Winchester, D. J. & Baker, M. S., Mar 1 2015, In : American journal of surgery. 209, 3, p. 557-563 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatectomy
Length of Stay
Adenocarcinoma
Mortality
Lymph Nodes
2 Citations (Scopus)

The pedicled lateral arm flap for oncologic reconstruction near the shoulder

Jordan, S. W., Wayne, J. D. & Dumanian, G. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of Plastic Surgery. 74, 1, p. 30-33 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arm
Skin
Radial Artery
Contracture
Peripheral Nerves
16 Citations (Scopus)
Social Class
Databases
Breast Neoplasms
Mortality
Neoplasms

Thoracic Inlet Syndrome

Bharat, A., Mckinnon, S. E. & Patterson, P. A., 2015, European Society of Thoracic Surgery Textbook of Thoracic Surgery. TBC: TBC

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

339 Citations (Scopus)

Underlying reasons associated with hospital readmission following surgery in the United States

Merkow, R. P., Ju, M. H., Chung, J. W., Hall, B. L., Cohen, M. E., Williams, M. V., Tsai, T. C., Ko, C. Y. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Feb 3 2015, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 313, 5, p. 483-495 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Readmission
Ventral Hernia
Hysterectomy
Surgical Wound Infection
Colectomy

Validity and feasibility of the American College of Surgeons colectomy composite outcome quality measure: Reply

Merkow, R. P., Hall, B. L. & Ko, C. Y., Jun 1 2015, In : Annals of Surgery. 261, 6, p. e158-e159

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

381 Citations (Scopus)

Virtual microdissection identifies distinct tumor- and stroma-specific subtypes of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Moffitt, R. A., Marayati, R., Flate, E. L., Volmar, K. E., Loeza, S. G. H., Hoadley, K. A., Rashid, N. U., Williams, L. A., Eaton, S. C., Chung, A. H., Smyla, J. K., Anderson, J. M., Kim, H. J., Bentrem, D. J., Talamonti, M. S., Iacobuzio-Donahue, C. A., Hollingsworth, M. A. & Yeh, J. J., Sep 29 2015, In : Nature Genetics. 47, 10, p. 1168-1178 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microdissection
Adenocarcinoma
Neoplasms
Gene Expression
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
21 Citations (Scopus)

Zileuton, 5-lipoxygenase inhibitor, acts as a chemopreventive agent in intestinal polyposis, by modulating polyp and systemic inflammation

Gounaris, E., Heiferman, M. J., Heiferman, J. R., Shrivastav, M., Vitello, D., Blatner, N. R., Knab, L. M., Phillips, J. D., Cheon, E. C., Grippo, P. J., Khazaie, K., Munshi, H. G. & Bentrem, D. J., Mar 6 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 3, e0121402.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

zileuton
Intestinal Polyposis
Arachidonate 5-Lipoxygenase
Lipoxygenase Inhibitors
lipoxygenase
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

A case for improving measurement of intraoperative iatrogenic injuries

Paruch, J. L., Ko, C. Y. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Sep 1 2014, In : JAMA surgery. 149, 9, p. 887-888 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Iatrogenic Disease
Intraoperative Complications
Quality Improvement
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Wounds and Injuries
21 Citations (Scopus)

Adherence with postdischarge venous thromboembolism chemoprophylaxis recommendations after colorectal cancer surgery among elderly medicare beneficiaries

Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y., Sohn, M. W., Oh, E. H., Sellers, M. M., Paruch, J. L., Chung, J. W. & Bentrem, D. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Annals of surgery. 260, 1, p. 103-108 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorectal Surgery
Venous Thromboembolism
Chemoprevention
Medicare
Colorectal Neoplasms
23 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of differences in risk factors for individual types of surgical site infections after colon surgery

Segal, C. G., Waller, D. K., Tilley, B., Piller, L. & Bilimoria, K., Nov 1 2014, In : Surgery (United States). 156, 5, p. 1253-1260 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Wound Infection
Colon
Body Mass Index
Anastomotic Leak
Wounds and Injuries
33 Citations (Scopus)

An opportunity to improve informed consent and shared decision making: The role of the ACS NSQIP surgical risk calculator in oncology

Paruch, J. L., Ko, C. Y. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jan 1 2014, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 21, 1, p. 5-7 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Health Care Quality Assurance
Patient Participation
Medical Societies
Quality Improvement
Informed Consent
29 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of multimodality therapy use for extremity sarcoma in the United States

Sherman, K. L., Wayne, J. D., Chung, J., Agulnik, M., Attar, S., Hayes, J. P., Laskin, W. B., Peabody, T. D., Bentrem, D. J., Pollock, R. E. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Apr 2014, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 109, 5, p. 395-404 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sarcoma
Extremities
Histology
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Therapeutics
11 Citations (Scopus)

Association between hospital imaging use and venous thromboembolism events rates based on clinical data

Ju, M. H., Chung, J. W., Kinnier, C. V., Bentrem, D. J., Mahvi, D. M., Ko, C. Y. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Sep 2014, In : Annals of surgery. 260, 3, p. 558-566 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Venous Thromboembolism
Incentive Reimbursement
Risk Adjustment
Linear Models
American Hospital Association
78 Citations (Scopus)

Association of the 2011 ACGME resident duty hour reform with general surgery patient outcomes and with resident examination performance

Rajaram, R., Chung, J. W., Jones, A. T., Cohen, M. E., Dahlke, A. R., Ko, C. Y., Tarpley, J. L., Lewis, F. R., Hoyt, D. B. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Dec 10 2014, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 312, 22, p. 2374-2384 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graduate Medical Education
Accreditation
Oral Diagnosis
Morbidity
Teaching Hospitals
45 Citations (Scopus)

Autophagy is a survival mechanism of acute myelogenous leukemia precursors during dual mTORC2/mTORC1 targeting

Altman, J. K., Szilard, A., Goussetis, D. J., Sassano, A., Colamonici, M., Gounaris, E., Frankfurt, O., Giles, F. J., Eklund, E. A., Beauchamp, E. M. & Platanias, L. C., May 1 2014, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 20, 9, p. 2400-2409 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autophagy
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Cell Survival
Methylcellulose
Chloroquine
46 Citations (Scopus)

BET bromodomain inhibitors block growth of pancreatic cancer cells in three-dimensional collagen

Sahai, V., Kumar, K., Knab, L. M., Chow, C. R., Raza, S. S., Bentrem, D. J., Ebine, K. & Munshi, H. G., Jul 2014, In : Molecular cancer therapeutics. 13, 7, p. 1907-1917 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Growth Inhibitors
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Adenocarcinoma
Collagen
Small Interfering RNA
3 Citations (Scopus)

CA 19-9 nonproduction is associated with poor survival after resection of pancreatic adenocarcinoma

Hayman, A. V., Stocker, S. J., Baker, M. S., Bentrem, D. J., Prinz, R. A., De Marsh, R. W. & Talamonti, M. S., Jan 1 2014, In : American Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cancer Clinical Trials. 37, 6, p. 550-554 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adenocarcinoma
Carbohydrates
Antigens
Survival
Pancreatic Neoplasms
46 Citations (Scopus)

Cancer recurrence: An important but missing variable in national cancer registries

In, H., Bilimoria, K. Y., Stewart, A. K., Wroblewski, K. E., Posner, M. C., Talamonti, M. S. & Winchester, D. P., Jan 1 2014, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 21, 5, p. 1520-1529 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Registries
Recurrence
Neoplasms
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Melanoma
38 Citations (Scopus)

Cholecystitis

Knab, L. M., Boller, A. M. & Mahvi, D. M., Apr 2014, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 94, 2, p. 455-470 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Cholecystitis
Acute Cholecystitis
Conversion to Open Surgery
Cystic Duct
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
88 Citations (Scopus)
SEER Program
Registries
Databases
Neoplasms
Epidemiology
12 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of postoperative complication risk prediction approaches based on factors known preoperatively to surgeons versus patients

Dahlke, A. R., Merkow, R. P., Chung, J. W., Kinnier, C. V., Cohen, M. E., Sohn, M. W., Paruch, J., Holl, J. L. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jan 1 2014, In : Surgery (United States). 156, 1, p. 39-45 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Colon
Morbidity
Surgeons
Health
13 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of tumor markers for predicting outcomes after resection of nonfunctioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

Cherenfant, J., Talamonti, M. S., Hall, C. R., Thurow, T. A., Gage, M. K., Stocker, S. J., Lapin, B., Wang, E., Silverstein, J. C., Mangold, K., Odeleye, M., Kaul, K. L., Lamzabi, I., Gattuso, P., Winchester, D. J., Marsh, R. W., Roggin, K. K., Bentrem, D. J., Baker, M. S. & Prinz, R. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Surgery (United States). 156, 6, p. 1504-1511 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuroendocrine Tumors
Keratin-19
Tumor Biomarkers
Neoplasm Metastasis
Mortality
29 Citations (Scopus)
Patient Outcome Assessment
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.)
Electronic Health Records
Operative Surgical Procedures
Patient Reported Outcome Measures
4 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a composite measure of state-level malpractice environment

Chung, J. W., Sohn, M. W., Merkow, R. P., Oh, E. H., Minami, C., Black, B. S. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Apr 2014, In : Health Services Research. 49, 2, p. 751-766 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malpractice
Legal Liability
National Practitioner Data Bank
Lawyers
Information Storage and Retrieval

Discussion

Mahvi, D. & Lillemoe, K. D., Oct 1 2014, In : Surgery (United States). 156, 4, p. 7-8 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

23 Citations (Scopus)
Knee Replacement Arthroplasties
Venous Thromboembolism
Hip
Arthroplasty
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
19 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of wound classification on risk adjustment in American College of Surgeons NSQIP

Ju, M. H., Cohen, M. E., Bilimoria, K. Y., Latus, M. S., Scholl, L. M., Schwab, B. J., Byrd, C. M., Ko, C. Y., Dellinger, E. P. & Hall, B. L., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 219, 3, p. 371-381.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk Adjustment
Wounds and Injuries
Surgical Wound Infection
Odds Ratio
Retrospective Studies