Surgery, Surgical Oncology Division

Research Output

2016

Identification of Quality Measures for Performance of and Interpretation of Data From Esophageal Manometry

Yadlapati, R., Gawron, A. J., Keswani, R. N., Bilimoria, K. Y., Castell, D. O., Dunbar, K. B., Gyawali, C. P., Jobe, B. A., Katz, P. O., Katzka, D. A., Lacy, B. E., Massey, B. T., Richter, J. E., Schnoll-Sussman, F., Spechler, S. J., Tatum, R., Vela, M. F. & Pandolfino, J. E., Apr 1 2016, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 14, 4, p. 526-534.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Impact of the 2011 ACGME resident duty hour reform on hospital patient experience and processes-of-care

Rajaram, R., Saadat, L., Chung, J. W., Dahlke, A., Yang, A. D., Odell, D. D. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Dec 1 2016, In : BMJ Quality and Safety. 25, 12, p. 962-970 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Importance of Adequate Lymphadenectomy in Gastrointestinal Cancer

Benjamin, A. & Merkow, R. P., Jan 1 2016, In : Cancer Treatment and Research. 168, p. 331-343 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

In Brief

Minami, C. A., Sheils, C. R., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Yang, A. D., Feb 1 2016, In : Current Problems in Surgery. 53, 2, p. 55-59 5 p., 509.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Is Health Services Research Important for Surgeons?

Ban, K. A. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Sep 1 2016, In : Advances in Surgery. 50, 1, p. 143-155 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Minimally Invasive vs. Open Hepatectomy: a Comparative Analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database

Bagante, F., Spolverato, G., Strasberg, S. M., Gani, F., Thompson, V., Hall, B. L., Bentrem, D. J., Pitt, H. A. & Pawlik, T. M., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 20, 9, p. 1608-1617 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

National cluster-randomized trial of duty-hour flexibility in surgical training

Bilimoria, K. Y., Chung, J. W., Hedges, L. V., Dahlke, A. R., Love, R., Cohen, M. E., Hoyt, D. B., Yang, A. D., Tarpley, J. L., Mellinger, J. D., Mahvi, D. M., Kelz, R. R., Ko, C. Y., Odell, D. D., Stulberg, J. J. & Lewis, F. R., Feb 25 2016, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 374, 8, p. 713-727 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

184 Scopus citations

National Cluster-Randomized Trial of Duty-Hour Flexibility in Surgical Training

Bilimoria, K. Y., Chung, J. W., Hedges, L. V., Dahlke, A. R., Love, R., Cohen, M. E., Hoyt, D. B., Yang, A. D., Tarpley, J. L., Mellinger, J. D., Mahvi, D. M., Kelz, R. R., Ko, C. Y., Odell, D. D., Stulberg, J. J. & Lewis, F. R., Jun 1 2016, In : Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. 71, 6, p. 348-350 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

National Evaluation of Hospital Performance on the New Commission on Cancer Melanoma Quality Measures

Minami, C. A., Wayne, J. D., Yang, A. D., Martini, M. C., Gerami, P., Chandra, S., Kuzel, T. M., Winchester, D. P., Palis, B. E. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Oct 1 2016, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 23, 11, p. 3548-3557 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

National Evaluation of the New Commission on Cancer Quality Measure for Postmastectomy Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer

Minami, C. A., Bilimoria, K. Y., Hansen, N. M., Strauss, J. B., Hayes, J. P., Feinglass, J. M., Bethke, K. P., Rydzewski, N. R., Winchester, D. P., Palis, B. E. & Yang, A. D., Aug 1 2016, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 23, 8, p. 2446-2455 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Nationwide assessment of trends in choledocholithiasis managementin the United States from 1998 to 2013

Wandling, M. W., Hungness, E., Pavey, E. S., Stulberg, J. J., Schwab, B., Yang, A. D., Shapiro, M. B., Bilimoria, K. Y., Ko, C. Y. & Nathens, A. B., Dec 1 2016, In : JAMA surgery. 151, 12, p. 1125-1130 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Near-infrared fluorescence endoscopy to detect dysplastic lesions in the mouse colon

Gounaris, E., Ishihara, Y., Shrivastrav, M., Bentrem, D. & Barrett, T. A., Jan 1 2016, In : Methods in Molecular Biology. 1422, p. 137-147 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Near-Infrared Fluorescence Endoscopy to Detect Dysplastic Lesions in the Mouse Colon

Gounaris, E., Ishihara, Y., Shrivastav, M., Bentrem, D. & Barrett, T., 2016, Gastrointestinal Physiology and Diseases, Methods and Protocols. Ivanov A, I. (ed.). New York: Humana Press, Springer Nature, p. 137

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Outcomes of patients with multiple cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas

Pelster, M. W., Wayne, J. D. & Yoo, S., Jan 2016, In : JAMA Oncology. 2, 1, p. 130-131 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

Patterns and Predictors of Chemotherapy Use for Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Rajaram, R., Paruch, J. L., Mohanty, S., Holl, J. L., Bilimoria, K. Y., Ko, C. Y., Winchester, D. P., Patel, J. D. & DeCamp, M. M., Feb 1 2016, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 101, 2, p. 533-540 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Patterns of hepatic resections in North America: use of concurrent partial resections and ablations

Gani, F., Thompson, V. M., Bentrem, D. J., Hall, B. L., Pitt, H. A. & Pawlik, T. M., Oct 1 2016, In : HPB. 18, 10, p. 813-820 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

PEDF inhibits pancreatic tumorigenesis by attenuating the fibroinflammatory reaction

Principe, D. R., DeCant, B., Diaz, A. M., Mangan, R. J., Hwang, R., Lowy, A., Shetuni, B. B., Sreekumar, B. K., Chung, C., Bentrem, D. J., Munshi, H. G., Jung, B., Grippo, P. J. & Bishehsari, F., May 10 2016, In : Oncotarget. 7, 19, p. 28218-28234 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Perception Is Reality: Quality metrics in pancreas surgery - A Central Pancreas Consortium (CPC) analysis of 1399 patients

Abbott, D. E., Martin, G., Kooby, D. A., Merchant, N. B., Squires, M. H., Maithel, S. K., Weber, S. M., Winslow, E. R., Cho, C. S., Bentrem, D. J., Kim, H. J., Scoggins, C. R., Martin, R. C., Parikh, A. A., Hawkins, W. G. & Ahmad, S. A., May 1 2016, In : HPB. 18, 5, p. 462-469 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Perioperative chemotherapy is associated with a survival advantage in early stage adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head

Lutfi, W., Talamonti, M. S., Kantor, O., Wang, C. H., Liederbach, E., Stocker, S. J., Bentrem, D. J., Roggin, K. K., Winchester, D. J., Marsh, R., Prinz, R. A. & Baker, M. S., Sep 1 2016, In : Surgery (United States). 160, 3, p. 714-724 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Plexiform fibromyxoma with cotyledon‑like serosal growth: A case report of a rare gastric tumor and review of the literature

Kane, J. R., Lewis, N., Lin, R., Villa, C., Larson, A., Wayne, J. D., Yeldandi, A. V. & Laskin, W. B., Mar 2016, In : Oncology Letters. 11, 3, p. 2189-2194 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Preventing venous thromboembolism after surgery

Kreutzer, L., Minami, C. & Yang, A., May 17 2016, In : JAMA. 315, 19, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

6 Scopus citations

Process improvement in surgery

Minami, C. A., Sheils, C. R., Bilimoria, K. Y., Johnson, J. K., Berger, E. R., Berian, J. R., Englesbe, M. J., Guillamondegui, O. D., Hines, L. H., Cofer, J. B., Flum, D. R., Thirlby, R. C., Kazaure, H. S., Wren, S. M., O'Leary, K. J., Thurk, J. L., Kennedy, G. D., Tevis, S. E. & Yang, A. D., Feb 1 2016, In : Current problems in surgery. 53, 2, p. 62-96 35 p., 508.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Program director perceptions of surgical resident training and patient care under flexible duty hour requirements

Saadat, L. V., Dahlke, A. R., Rajaram, R., Kreutzer, L., Love, R., Odell, D. D., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Yang, A. D., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 222, 6, p. 1098-1105 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Public reporting of hospital-level cancer surgical volumes in California: An opportunity to inform decision making and improve quality

Clarke, C. A., Asch, S. M., Baker, L., Bilimoria, K., Dudley, R. A., Fong, N., Holliday-Hanson, M. L., Hopkins, D. S. P., Imholz, E. M., Malin, J., Moy, L., O'Sullivan, M., Parker, J. P., Saigal, C. S., Spurlock, B., Teleki, S., Zingmond, D. & Lang, L., Oct 2016, In : Journal of oncology practice. 12, 10, p. e944-e948

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Quality of primary health care in Poland from the perspective of the physicians providing it

Krztoń-Królewiecka, A., Oleszczyk, M., Schäfer, W. LA., Boerma, W. GW. & Windak, A., Nov 4 2016, In : BMC Family Practice. 17, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

Reply

Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Bentrem, D. J., Jan 1 2016, In : Annals of surgery. 263, 2, p. e27

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations

Role of operative complexity variables in risk adjustment for patients with cancer

Liu, J. B., Weber, S. M., Berian, J. R., Chen, S., Cohen, M. E., Ko, C. Y. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Nov 1 2016, In : JAMA surgery. 151, 11, p. 1084-1086 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Scopus citations

Should Oral Contrast Be Omitted in Patients with Suspected Appendicitis?

Saadat, L., Helenowski, I., Mahvi, D. & Boller, A. M., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 20, 6, p. 1150-1153 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soft tissue sarcoma, version 2.2016: Clinical practice guidelines in oncology

Von Mehren, M., Randall, R. L., Benjamin, R. S., Boles, S., Bui, M. M., Conrad, E. U., Ganjoo, K. N., George, S., Gonzalez, R. J., Heslin, M. J., Kane, J. M., Koon, H., Mayerson, J., McCarter, M., McGarry, S. V., Meyer, C., O'Donnell, R. J., Pappo, A. S., Paz, I. B., Petersen, I. A. & 9 others, Pfeifer, J. D., Riedel, R. F., Schuetze, S., Schupak, K. D., Schwartz, H. S., Tap, W. D., Wayne, J. D., Bergman, M. A. & Scavone, J., Jun 1 2016, In : JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 14, 6, p. 758-786 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

139 Scopus citations

Surgical Management of Lymph Node Compartments in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Sturgeon, C., Yang, A. & Elaraj, D., Jan 1 2016, In : Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America. 25, 1, p. 17-40 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

12 Scopus citations

TGFβ signaling in the pancreatic tumor microenvironment promotes fibrosis and immune evasion to facilitate tumorigenesis

Principe, D. R., DeCant, B., Mascariñas, E., Wayne, E. A., Diaz, A. M., Akagi, N., Hwang, R., Pasche, B., Dawson, D. W., Fang, D., Bentrem, D. J., Munshi, H. G., Jung, B. & Grippo, P. J., May 1 2016, In : Cancer Research. 76, 9, p. 2525-2539 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

The American Joint Replacement Registry and Arthroplasty Today

Springer, B. D. & Etkin, C. D., Jun 1 2016, In : Arthroplasty Today. 2, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

The authors reply

Bilimoria, K. Y., Hoyt, D. B. & Lewis, F. R., Jun 16 2016, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 374, 24, p. 2402-2403 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Scopus citations

The Learning Curve Is Surmountable in Reply to Fong and colleagues

Baker, M. S., Sharpe, S. M., Talamonti, M. S., Wang, E., Roggin, K. K., Bentrem, D. J., Winchester, D. J., Marsh, R. D. W. & Stocker, S. J., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 222, 2, p. 210-211 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Scopus citations

The new CMS hospital quality star ratings the stars are not aligned

Bilimoria, K. Y. & Barnard, C., Jan 1 2016, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 316, 17, p. 1761-1762 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

14 Scopus citations

Training high-volume melanoma surgeons to perform a novel minimally invasive inguinal lymphadenectomy: Report of a prospective multi-institutional trial

Jakub, J. W., Terando, A. M., Sarnaik, A., Ariyan, C. E., Faries, M. B., Zani, S., Neuman, H. B., Wasif, N., Farma, J. M., Averbook, B. J., Bilimoria, K. Y., Allred, J. B., Suman, V. J., Grotz, T. E., Zendejas, B., Wayne, J. D. & Tyler, D. S., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 222, 3, p. 253-260 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Weighing the value of completion nodal dissection for melanoma

Liu, J. B. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 114, 3, p. 281-287 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 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

44 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

56 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

22 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