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2020

A comprehensive national survey on thoughts of leaving residency, alternative career paths, and reasons for staying in general surgery training

Ellis, R. J., Holmstrom, A. L., Hewitt, D. B., Engelhardt, K. E., Yang, A. D., Merkow, R. P., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Hu, Y. Y., Feb 2020, In : American journal of surgery. 219, 2, p. 227-232 6 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Adequate Lymphadenectomy as a Quality Measure in Esophageal Cancer: Is there an Association with Treatment Approach?

Schlick, C. J. R., Khorfan, R., Odell, D. D., Merkow, R. P. & Bentrem, D. J., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of surgical oncology.

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1 Scopus citations

Association between surgical approach and survival following resection of abdominopelvic malignancies

Yuce, T. K., Ellis, R. J., Chung, J., Merkow, R. P., Yang, A. D., Soper, N. J., Tanner, E. J., Schaeffer, E. M., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Auffenberg, G. B., Mar 1 2020, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 121, 4, p. 620-629 10 p.

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Association of preoperative biliary drainage technique with postoperative outcomes among patients with resectable hepatobiliary malignancy

Hu, Q. L., Liu, J. B., Ellis, R. J., Liu, J. Y., Yang, A. D., D'Angelica, M. I., Ko, C. Y. & Merkow, R. P., Feb 2020, In : HPB. 22, 2, p. 249-257 9 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Failure to administer recommended chemotherapy: Acceptable variation or cancer care quality blind spot?

Ellis, R. J., Schlick, C. J. R., Feinglass, J., Mulcahy, M. F., Benson, A. B., Kircher, S. M., Yang, T. D., Odell, D. D., Bilimoria, K. & Merkow, R. P., Feb 1 2020, In : BMJ Quality and Safety. 29, 2, p. 103-112 10 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Hospital variation in use of prophylactic drains following hepatectomy

Ellis, R. J., Brajcich, B. C., Ko, C. Y., Cohen, M. E., Bilimoria, K. Y., Yopp, A. C., D'Angelica, M. I. & Merkow, R. P., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : HPB.

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Margin Positivity in Resectable Esophageal Cancer: Are there Modifiable Risk Factors?

Schlick, C. J. R., Khorfan, R., Odell, D. D., Merkow, R. P. & Bentrem, D. J., May 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 5, p. 1496-1507 12 p.

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2 Scopus citations

National Use of Chemotherapy in Initial Management of Stage I Pancreatic Cancer and Failure to Perform Subsequent Resection

Ellis, R. J., Ho, J. W., Schlick, C. J. R., Merkow, R. P., Bentrem, D. J., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Yang, A. D., Mar 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 3, p. 909-918 10 p.

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Post Hepatectomy Liver Failure Risk Calculator for Preoperative and Early Postoperative Period Following Major Hepatectomy

Liu, J. Y., Ellis, R. J., Hu, Q. L., Cohen, M. E., Hoyt, D. B., Yang, A. D., Bentrem, D. J., Ko, C. Y., Pawlik, T. M., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Merkow, R. P., Aug 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 8, p. 2868-2876 9 p.

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Post-operative complications and readmissions following outpatient elective Nissen fundoplication

Yuce, T. K., Ellis, R. J., Merkow, R. P., Soper, N. J., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Odell, D. D., May 1 2020, In : Surgical endoscopy. 34, 5, p. 2143-2148 6 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Short-Term Risk of Performing Concurrent Procedures with Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump Placement

Brajcich, B. C., Bentrem, D. J., Yang, A. D., Cohen, M. E., Ellis, R. J., Mahalingam, D., Mulcahy, M. F., Lidsky, M. E., Allen, P. J. & Merkow, R. P., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of surgical oncology.

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The Chicago Consensus on peritoneal surface malignancies: Management of neuroendocrine tumors

Chicago Consensus Working Group, Jun 1 2020, In : Cancer. 126, 11, p. 2561-2565 5 p.

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5 Scopus citations

The Chicago Consensus on peritoneal surface malignancies: Standards

Chicago Consensus Working Group, 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Cancer.

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The Chicago Consensus on peritoneal surface malignancies: Management of peritoneal mesothelioma

Chicago Consensus Working Group, 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Cancer.

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The Chicago Consensus on peritoneal surface malignancies: Management of desmoplastic small round cell tumor, breast, and gastrointestinal stromal tumors

Chicago Consensus Working Group, Jun 1 2020, In : Cancer. 126, 11, p. 2566-2570 5 p.

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6 Scopus citations

The Chicago Consensus on peritoneal surface malignancies: Management of appendiceal neoplasms

Chicago Consensus Working Group, 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Cancer.

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The Chicago Consensus on peritoneal surface malignancies: Management of ovarian neoplasms

Chicago Consensus Working Group, 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Cancer.

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The Chicago Consensus on peritoneal surface malignancies: Management of colorectal metastases

Chicago Consensus Working Group, 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Cancer.

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The Chicago Consensus on Peritoneal Surface Malignancies: Palliative Care Considerations

Chicago Consensus Working Group, Jun 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 6, p. 1798-1804 7 p.

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7 Scopus citations

The Chicago Consensus on Peritoneal Surface Malignancies: Management of Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor, Breast, and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Chicago Consensus Working Group, Jun 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 6, p. 1793-1797 5 p.

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8 Scopus citations

The Chicago Consensus on Peritoneal Surface Malignancies: Management of Gastric Metastases

Chicago Consensus Working Group, Jun 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 6, p. 1768-1773 6 p.

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8 Scopus citations

The Chicago Consensus on Peritoneal Surface Malignancies: Management of Colorectal Metastases

Chicago Consensus Working Group, Jun 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 6, p. 1761-1767 7 p.

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9 Scopus citations

The Chicago Consensus on Peritoneal Surface Malignancies: Management of Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Chicago Consensus Working Group, Jun 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 6, p. 1774-1779 6 p.

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8 Scopus citations

The Chicago Consensus on Peritoneal Surface Malignancies: Management of Appendiceal Neoplasms

Chicago Consensus Working Group, Jun 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 6, p. 1753-1760 8 p.

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10 Scopus citations

The Chicago Consensus on Peritoneal Surface Malignancies: Standards

Chicago Consensus Working Group, Jun 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 6, p. 1743-1752 10 p.

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8 Scopus citations

The Chicago Consensus on Peritoneal Surface Malignancies: Management of Neuroendocrine Tumors

Chicago Consensus Working Group, Jun 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 6, p. 1788-1792 5 p.

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8 Scopus citations

The Chicago Consensus on Peritoneal Surface Malignancies: Management of Ovarian Neoplasms

Chicago Consensus Working Group, Jun 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 6, p. 1780-1787 8 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Utilization and Treatment Patterns of Cytoreduction Surgery and Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in the United States

Ellis, R. J., Schlick, C. J. R., Yang, A. D., Barber, E. L., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Merkow, R. P., Jan 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 1, p. 214-221 8 p.

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Utilization of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Its Association with Chemotherapy for Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer

Khorfan, R., Schlick, C. J. R., Yang, A. D., Odell, D. D., Bentrem, D. J. & Merkow, R. P., Feb 1 2020, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 24, 2, p. 243-252 10 p.

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2019

Abrupt Discontinuation of the Codman Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump: Considerations in the Era of Precision Medicine

Ellis, R. J., Angelos, P., Jarnagin, W. R., Kemeny, N. E. & Merkow, R. P., Aug 2019, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 229, 2, p. 217-219 3 p.

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2 Scopus citations

An Empirical National Assessment of the Learning Environment and Factors Associated With Program Culture

Ellis, R. J., Hewitt, D. B., Hu, Y. Y., Johnson, J. K., Merkow, R. P., Yang, A. D., Potts, J. R., Hoyt, D. B., Buyske, J. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Oct 1 2019, In : Annals of surgery. 270, 4, p. 585-592 8 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Assessment of hospital-level adjusted breast cancer sentinel lymph node positivity rates

Berger, E. R., Bilimoria, K. Y., Kinnier, C. V., Minami, C. A., Bethke, K. P., Hansen, N. M., Merkow, R. P., Winchester, D. P. & Yang, A. D., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 119, 1, p. 101-108 8 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Defining the Content for a Quality and Safety in Surgery Curriculum Using a Nominal Group Technique

Kelz, R. R., Sellers, M. M., Merkow, R., Aggarwal, R. & Ko, C. Y., May 1 2019, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 76, 3, p. 795-801 7 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Evaluating the Impact of the Venous Thromboembolism Outcome Measure on the PSI 90 Composite Quality Metric

Blay, E., Huang, R., Chung, J. W., Yang, A. D., DeLancey, J. O., Merkow, R. P., Barnard, C. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Mar 2019, In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 45, 3, p. 148-155 8 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Laparoscopic Liver Resection Difficulty Score—a Validation Study

Lee, S. Y., Goh, B. K. P., Sepideh, G., Allen, J. C., Merkow, R. P., Teo, J. Y., Chandra, D., Koh, Y. X., Tan, E. K., Kam, J. H., Cheow, P. C., Chow, P. K. H., Ooi, L. L. P. J., Chung, A. Y. F., D’Angelica, M. I., Jarnagin, W. R., Peter Kingham, T. & Chan, C. Y., Mar 15 2019, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 23, 3, p. 545-555 11 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Preoperative risk evaluation for pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy

Ellis, R. J., Brock Hewitt, D., Liu, J. B., Cohen, M. E., Merkow, R. P., Bentrem, D. J., Bilimoria, K. Y. & Yang, A. D., Jun 15 2019, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 119, 8, p. 1128-1134 7 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Risk factors for post-pancreaticoduodenectomy delayed gastric emptying in the absence of pancreatic fistula or intra-abdominal infection

Ellis, R. J., Gupta, A. R., Hewitt, D. B., Merkow, R. P., Cohen, M. E., Ko, C. Y., Bilimoria, K. Y., Bentrem, D. J. & Yang, A. D., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 119, 7, p. 925-931 7 p.

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1 Scopus citations

The centers for medicare and medicaid services hospital ratings: Pitfalls of grading on a single curve

Chung, J. W., Dahlke, A. R., Barnard, C., Delancey, J. O., Merkow, R. P. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Sep 2019, In : Health Affairs. 38, 9, p. 1523-1529 7 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Variation in Hospital Utilization of Minimally Invasive Distal Pancreatectomy for Localized Pancreatic Neoplasms

Ellis, R. J., Zhang, L. M., Ko, C. Y., Cohen, M. E., Bentrem, D. J., Bilimoria, K. Y., Yang, A. D., Talamonti, M. S. & Merkow, R. P., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

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1 Scopus citations
2018

Does Second Reader Opinion Affect Patient Management in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma?

Corrias, G., Huicochea Castellanos, S., Merkow, R., Langan, R., Balachandran, V., Ragucci, M., Carollo, G., Mancini, M., Saba, L. & Mannelli, L., Jul 2018, In : Academic radiology. 25, 7, p. 825-832 8 p.

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7 Scopus citations

National practice patterns of completion lymph node dissection for sentinel node-positive melanoma

Hewitt, D. B., Merkow, R. P., DeLancey, J. O., Wayne, J. D., Hyngstrom, J. R., Russell, M. C., Gerami, P., Balch, C. M. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 118, 3, p. 493-500 8 p.

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2 Scopus citations
2017

Endoscopic Ultrasound as a Pretreatment Clinical Staging Tool for Gastric Cancer: Association with Pathology and Outcome

Merkow, R. P., Herrera, G., Goldman, D. A., Gerdes, H., Schattner, M. A., Markowitz, A. J., Strong, V. E., Brennan, M. F. & Coit, D. G., Aug 16 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 24, 12, p. 1-9 9 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Evaluation of readmissions due to surgical site infections: A potential target for quality improvement

Shah, R., Pavey, E., Ju, M., Merkow, R., Rajaram, R., Wandling, M. W., Cohen, M. E., Dahlke, A., Yang, A. & Bilimoria, K., Nov 2017, In : American journal of surgery. 214, 5, p. 773-779 7 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Quality of cancer surveillance clinical practice guidelines: Specificity and consistency of recommendations

Merkow, R. P., Korenstein, D., Yeahia, R., Bach, P. B. & Baxi, S. S., May 1 2017, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 177, 5, p. 701-709 9 p.

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11 Scopus citations
2016
2 Scopus citations

Doubling of 30-day mortality by 90 days after esophagectomy: A critica l measure of outcomes for quality improvement

In, H., Palis, B. E., Merkow, R. P., Posner, M. C., Ferguson, M. K., Winchester, D. P. & Pezzi, C. M., 2016, In : Annals of Surgery. 263, 2, p. 286-291 6 p.

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34 Scopus citations
2015

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.

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393 Scopus citations