Surgery, Surgical Oncology Division

Research Output 1975 2020

2013
32 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of cancer surgery complexity on short-term outcomes, risk predictions, and hospital comparisons

Merkow, R. P., Bentrem, D. J., Cohen, M. E., Paruch, J. L., Weber, S. M., Ko, C. Y. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Oct 1 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217, 4, p. 685-693 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
Colon
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Odds Ratio
Risk Adjustment
25 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of including cancer-specific variables on models examining short-term outcomes

Merkow, R. P., Kmiecik, T. E., Bentrem, D. J., Winchester, D. P., Stewart, A. K., Ko, C. Y. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Apr 1 2013, In : Cancer. 119, 7, p. 1412-1419 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Neoplasms
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Surgical Wound Infection
Databases
11 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of including cancer-specific variables on risk-adjusted hospital surgical quality comparisons

Merkow, R. P., Bentrem, D. J., Winchester, D. P., Stewart, A. K., Ko, C. Y. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jun 1 2013, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 20, 6, p. 1766-1773 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
Quality Improvement
Risk Adjustment
Colon
Rectal Neoplasms
59 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of postoperative complications on adjuvant chemotherapy use for stage III colon cancer

Merkow, R. P., Bentrem, D. J., Mulcahy, M. F., Chung, J. W., Abbott, D. E., Kmiecik, T. E., Stewart, A. K., Winchester, D. P., Ko, C. Y. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Dec 1 2013, In : Annals of surgery. 258, 6, p. 847-853 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Colonic Neoplasms
Comorbidity
Neoplasms
Pneumonia
7 Citations (Scopus)

Efficiency of colorectal cancer care among veterans: Analysis of treatment wait times at veterans affairs medical centers

Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y., Sherman, K. L., McCarter, M. D., Gordon, H. S. & Bentrem, D. J., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of oncology practice. 9, 4, p. e154-e163

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Colorectal Neoplasms
Rectal Neoplasms
Therapeutics
Colonic Neoplasms
124 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of surveillance bias and the validity of the venous thromboembolism quality measure

Bilimoria, K. Y., Chung, J., Ju, M. H., Haut, E. R., Bentrem, D. J., Ko, C. Y. & Baker, D. W., Oct 18 2013, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 310, 14, p. 1482-1489 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Venous Thromboembolism
Accreditation
Diagnostic Imaging
27 Citations (Scopus)

Fluorescence endoscopy of cathepsin activity discriminates dysplasia from colitis

Gounaris, E., Martin, J., Ishihara, Y., Khan, M. W., Lee, G., Sinh, P., Chen, E. Z., Angarone, M., Weissleder, R., Khazaie, K. & Barrett, T. A., Jun 1 2013, In : Inflammatory bowel diseases. 19, 7, p. 1339-1345 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Cathepsins
Colitis
Endoscopy
Fluorescence
Colonoscopy
296 Citations (Scopus)

Gastric cancer, version 2.2013

Ajani, J. A., Bentrem, D. J., Besh, S., D'Amico, T. A., Das, P., Denlinger, C., Fakih, M. G., 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., Meredith, K., Mulcahy, M. F., Orringer, M. B. & 11 others, Posey, J. A., Sasson, A. R., Scott, W. J., Strong, V. E., Varghese, T. K., Warren, G., Washington, M. K., Willett, C., Wright, C. D., McMillian, N. R. & Sundar, H., Jan 1 2013, In : JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 11, 5, p. 531-546 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stomach Neoplasms
Lymph Node Excision
Neoplasms
Drug Therapy
Gastrectomy
49 Citations (Scopus)

Human acellular dermis versus submuscular tissue expander breast reconstruction: A multivariate analysis of short-term complications

Davila, A. A., Seth, A. K., Wang, E., Hanwright, P., Bilimoria, K., Fine, N. & Kim, J. Y. S., Jan 1 2013, In : Archives of Plastic Surgery. 40, 1, p. 19-27 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acellular Dermis
Tissue Expansion Devices
Mammaplasty
Multivariate Analysis
Quality Improvement
32 Citations (Scopus)
Tissue Expansion Devices
Mammaplasty
Prosthesis Failure
Mastectomy
Morbidity
3 Citations (Scopus)

Is Illinois heeding the call to regionalize pancreatic surgery?

Hayman, A. V., Fisher, M. J., Kluz, T., Merkow, R. P., Wang, E. C. & Bentrem, D. J., Jun 1 2013, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 107, 7, p. 685-691 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Mortality
Mortality
Inpatients
Referral and Consultation
5 Citations (Scopus)
Cholecystitis
Cholangiography
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Intraoperative Complications
Cholecystectomy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Letter to the editor

Lewallen, D. G. & Etkin, C. D., Jan 1 2013, In : Orthopaedic Nursing. 32, 1, p. 4-5 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Knee Replacement Arthroplasties
Hip Replacement Arthroplasties
Registries

Liver Metastases

Sherman, K. L. & Mahvi, D. M., Oct 22 2013, Abeloff's Clinical Oncology: Fifth Edition. Elsevier Inc, p. 778-793 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Neoplasm Metastasis
Liver
10 Citations (Scopus)

Nomograms to predict risk of in-hospital and post-discharge venous thromboembolism after abdominal and thoracic surgery: An American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis

Shah, D. R., Wang, H., Bold, R. J., Yang, X., Martinez, S. R., Yang, A. D., Khatri, V. P., Wisner, D. H. & Canter, R. J., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 183, 1, p. 462-471 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nomograms
Venous Thromboembolism
Quality Improvement
Thoracic Surgery
Splenic Neoplasms
288 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing ACS NSQIP modeling for evaluation of surgical quality and risk: Patient risk adjustment, procedure mix adjustment, shrinkage adjustment, and surgical focus

Cohen, M. E., Ko, C. Y., Bilimoria, K. Y., Zhou, L., Huffman, K., Wang, X., Liu, Y., Kraemer, K., Meng, X., Merkow, R., Chow, W., Matel, B., Richards, K., Hart, A. J., Dimick, J. B. & Hall, B. L., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk Adjustment
Program Evaluation
Quality Improvement
Benchmarking
Surgeons
1 Citation (Scopus)

Overcoming specialty bias

Sherman, K. L., Wayne, J. D. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jul 1 2013, In : JAMA Surgery. 148, 7, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Physicians' Practice Patterns
Medical Oncology
Sarcoma
36 Citations (Scopus)

PI3K/AKT signaling is essential for communication between tissue-infiltrating mast cells, macrophages, and epithelial cells in colitis-induced cancer

Khan, M. W., Keshavarzian, A., Gounaris, E., Melson, J. E., Cheon, E. C., Blatner, N. R., Chen, Z. E., Tsai, F. N., Lee, G., Ryu, H., Barrett, T. A., Bentrem, D. J., Beckhove, P. & Khazaie, K., May 1 2013, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 19, 9, p. 2342-2354 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1-Phosphatidylinositol 4-Kinase
Colitis
Mast Cells
Epithelial Cells
Macrophages
59 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting aggressive behavior in nonfunctioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

Cherenfant, J., Stocker, S. J., Gage, M. K., Du, H., Thurow, T. A., Odeleye, M., Schimpke, S. W., Kaul, K. L., Hall, C. R., Lamzabi, I., Gattuso, P., Winchester, D. J., Marsh, R. W., Roggin, K. K., Bentrem, D. J., Baker, M. S., Prinz, R. A. & Talamonti, M. S., Oct 1 2013, In : Surgery (United States). 154, 4, p. 785-793 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasms
Histology
Confidence Intervals
17 Citations (Scopus)

Risk profiles and outcomes of total laparoscopic hysterectomy compared with laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy

Hanwright, P. J., Mioton, L. M., Thomassee, M. S., Bilimoria, K. Y., Van Arsdale, J., Brill, E. & Kim, J. Y. S., Apr 1 2013, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 121, 4, p. 781-787 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vaginal Hysterectomy
Hysterectomy
Reoperation
Morbidity
Regression Analysis
29 Citations (Scopus)

Surgeons' perceptions of public reporting of hospital and individual surgeon quality

Sherman, K. L., Gordon, E. J., Mahvi, D. M., Chung, J., Bentrem, D. J., Holl, J. L. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Dec 1 2013, In : Medical Care. 51, 12, p. 1069-1075 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Hospitals
Surgeons
Surgical Specialties
Risk Adjustment
Quality of Health Care
12 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical quality measurement: An evolving science

Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Ko, C. Y., Jul 1 2013, In : JAMA surgery. 148, 7, p. 586-587 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Health Care Quality Indicators
Operative Surgical Procedures
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
42 Citations (Scopus)

The cost-effectiveness of neoadjuvant chemoradiation is superior to a surgery-first approach in the treatment of pancreatic head adenocarcinoma

Abbott, D. E., Tzeng, C. W. D., Merkow, R. P., Cantor, S. B., Chang, G. J., Katz, M. H., Bentrem, D. J., Bilimoria, K. Y., Crane, C. H., Varadhachary, G. R., Abbruzzese, J. L., Wolff, R. A., Lee, J. E., Evans, D. B. & Fleming, J. B., Feb 11 2013, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 20, 3 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Adenocarcinoma
Costs and Cost Analysis
Quality of Life
Pancreatic Neoplasms
44 Citations (Scopus)

The differential effect of BMI on prosthetic versus autogenous breast reconstruction: A multivariate analysis of 12,986 patients

Hanwright, P. J., Davila, A. A., Hirsch, E. M., Khan, S. A., Fine, N. A., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Kim, J. Y. S., Oct 2013, In : Breast. 22, 5, p. 938-945 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mammaplasty
Tissue Expansion Devices
Body Mass Index
Multivariate Analysis
Rectus Abdominis
22 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of BMI on perioperative morbidity following abdominal hysterectomy

Khavanin, N., Lovecchio, F. C., Hanwright, P. J., Brill, E., Milad, M. P., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Kim, J. Y. S., Jan 1 2013, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 208, 6, p. 449.e1-449.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hysterectomy
Body Mass Index
Morbidity
Odds Ratio
Venous Thrombosis
15 Citations (Scopus)
Surgical Wound Infection
Plastic Surgery
Wounds and Injuries
Reoperation
Databases

To ablate or not to ablate?

Sherman, K. L. & Bentrem, D. J., Jul 1 2013, In : JAMA Surgery. 148, 7, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

To ablate or not to ablate? that is the question.

Sherman, K. L. & Bentrem, D. J., Jul 1 2013, In : JAMA Surgery. 148, 7, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Catheter Ablation
Liver Neoplasms
27 Citations (Scopus)
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Stomach
Adenocarcinoma
Therapeutics
Neoplasms
6 Citations (Scopus)

Utilization of sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ undergoing mastectomy

Shah, D. R., Canter, R. J., Khatri, V. P., Bold, R. J., Yang, A. D. & Martinez, S. R., Jan 1 2013, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 20, 1, p. 24-30 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
Mastectomy
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
153 Citations (Scopus)
Quality Improvement
Medical Records
Patient Readmission
Surgeons
Quality of Health Care
29 Citations (Scopus)

Validity and feasibility of the American college of surgeons colectomy composite outcome quality measure

Merkow, R. P., Hall, B. L., Cohen, M. E., Wang, X., Adams, J. L., Chow, W. B., Lawson, E. H., Bilimoria, K. Y., Richards, K. & Ko, C. Y., Mar 1 2013, In : Annals of surgery. 257, 3, p. 483-489 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colectomy
Colon
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Quality Improvement
Morbidity
2012

Assessing synoptic reports for pancreatic resection

Brasel, K. J., Mahvi, D. M., MacK, L. A. & Temple, W. J., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 215, 5, p. 737-739 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Citations (Scopus)

Association between postoperative complications and reoperation for patients undergoing geriatric surgery and the effect of reoperation on mortality

Chow, W. B., Merkow, R. P., Cohen, M. E., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Ko, C., Oct 1 2012, In : American Surgeon. 78, 10, p. 1137-1142 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reoperation
Geriatrics
Mortality
Lower Extremity
Odds Ratio
7 Citations (Scopus)

Atypical Lipomatous Tumor/Well-Differentiated Liposarcoma: What Is It?

Hogg, M. E. & Wayne, J. D., Apr 1 2012, In : Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America. 21, 2, p. 333-340 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Liposarcoma
Neoplasms
Extremities
Thigh
Sarcoma
75 Citations (Scopus)

Autophagic degradation of the BCR-ABL oncoprotein and generation of antileukemic responses by arsenic trioxide

Goussetis, D. J., Gounaris, E., Wu, E. J., Vakana, E., Sharma, B., Bogyo, M., Altman, J. K. & Platanias, L. C., Oct 25 2012, In : Blood. 120, 17, p. 3555-3562 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cathepsin B
Oncogene Proteins
Degradation
Autophagy
Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive

Caregiver resources for the rehabilitation therapist

Etkin, C. D., Bright, D. & Krajci, K. A., Jul 1 2012, In : Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 28, 3, p. 171-181 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caregivers
Rehabilitation
Dementia
Delirium
Depression
5 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical characteristics and outcomes of surgically resected mucinous nonneoplastic cysts of the pancreas

Keswani, R. N., Bentrem, D. J., Hayman, A., Zhu, B. & Lin, X., Jul 1 2012, In : Pancreas. 41, 5, p. 813-815 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Pancreatic Cyst
Endosonography
Carcinoembryonic Antigen
Mucins
Fine Needle Biopsy

Clinical scholars in residence program: A beneficial experience for surgical residents and the ACS.

Bilimoria, K. Y. & Ko, C. Y., Jan 1 2012, In : Unknown Journal. 97, 2, p. 51-52 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Societies
Internship and Residency
39 Citations (Scopus)

Concurrent PEDF deficiency and Kras mutation induce invasive pancreatic cancer and adipose-rich stroma in mice

Grippo, P., Fitchev, P. S., Bentrem, D. J., Melstrom, L. G., Dangi-Garimella, S., Krantz, S. B., Heiferman, M. J., Chung, C., Adrian, K., Cornwell, M. L., Flesche, J. B., Musunuri, S. R., Talamonti, M. S., Munshi, H. G. & Crawford, S. E., Oct 1 2012, In : Gut. 61, 10, p. 1454-1464 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatic Neoplasms
Mutation
Adipogenesis
Pancreas
Adenocarcinoma
62 Citations (Scopus)

Contribution of epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and cancer stem cells to pancreatic cancer progression

Krantz, S. B., Shields, M. A., Dangi-Garimella, S., Munshi, H. G. & Bentrem, D. J., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 173, 1, p. 105-112 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition
Neoplastic Stem Cells
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Neoplasms
6 Citations (Scopus)
Cosmetics
Melanoma
Neck
Head
Visual Analog Scale
17 Citations (Scopus)

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

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Adenocarcinoma
Quality of Life
Therapeutics
Survival
12 Citations (Scopus)

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

Quality Improvement
Neoplasms
Hope
Quality of Health Care
Standard of Care
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Esophageal Neoplasms
Adenocarcinoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Chemoradiotherapy
Survival
111 Citations (Scopus)

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

T-Lymphocyte Subsets
Regulatory T-Lymphocytes
Polyps
Colonic Neoplasms
Interleukin-17
17 Citations (Scopus)

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

Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
Lung Neoplasms
Thoracotomy
Odds Ratio
Length of Stay

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

Gallbladder Neoplasms
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

Arachidonate 5-Lipoxygenase
Macrophages
Mast Cells
Neoplasms
Neutrophils
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Melanoma
Skin
Logistic Models
North American Indians