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Submissions from 2019

A cost effective custom dental guard for transoral robotic surgery., Daniel Benito, Margaret C Michel, Punam G Thakkar, Joseph F Goodman, Nader Sadeghi, and Arjun S Joshi

ZEB2, a master regulator of the epithelial-mesenchymal transition, mediates trophoblast differentiation., Sonia C DaSilva-Arnold, Che-Ying Kuo, Viralkumar Davra, Yvonne Remache, Peter C W Kim, John P Fisher, Stacy Zamudio, Abdulla Al-Khan, Raymond B Birge, and Nicholas P Illsley

Reconstructive Options for Inferior Alveolar and Lingual Nerve Injuries After Dental and Oral Surgery: An Evidence-Based Review., Ivica Ducic and Joshua Yoon

Use of Structured Presentation Formatting and NSQIP Guidelines Improves Quality of Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference., Kendal M Endicott, Sara L Zettervall, Robert Luke Rettig, Neerav Patel, Lauri Buckley, Anton Sidawy, Stanley Knoll, and Khashayar Vaziri

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Use of structured presentation formatting and NSQIP guidelines improves quality of Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference, K.M. Endicott, S.L. Zettervall, R.L. Rettig, N. Patel, L. Buckley, A. Sidawy, S. Knoll, and K. Vaziri

Clinical trial enrollment in patients with endocrine neoplasm: Parity achievable, but cancer., Patience Green and Electron Kebebew

The VA Transplant Program: A Rebuttal to Criticism and a Look to the Future., William Gunnar

Letter in reply., Sabina Hunziker, Karen J O'Connell, David Stockwell, Randall S Burd, and Stephan Marsch

Commentary: Developmental delay and congenital heart disease: Insights from a novel "artificial womb" model., Nobuyuki Ishibashi and Richard A Jonas

Simulation-Based Training for Trauma Resuscitation among ACS TQIP-Pediatric Centers: Understanding Prevalence of use, Associated Center Characteristics, Training Factors, and Implementation Barriers., Aaron R Jensen, Cory McLaughlin, Carolyn F Wong, Katie McAuliff, Avery B Nathens, Erica Barin, Daniella Meeker, Henri R Ford, Randall S Burd, and Jeffrey S Upperman

Robotic Right Colectomy for Colon Cancer: Comparison of Outcomes from a Single Institution with the ACS-NSQIP Database., Tammy Ju, Ivy N Haskins, Xiangyu Kuang, Richard L Amdur, Fred J Brody, Vincent Obias, and Samir Agarwal

Double Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Valve Replacements for Failed Surgical Bioprosthetic Aortic and Tricuspid Valves., Kyongjune B Lee, Gregory D Trachiotis, Jonathan S Reiner, and Christian D Nagy

An evaluation of arytenoid prolapse following laryngotracheal reconstruction., Lilun Li, Kaelan Black, Michelle White, George Zalzal, and Diego Preciado

A Patient With Schimmelpenning Syndrome and Mosaic KRAS Mutation., Benjamin J Mitchell, Gary F Rogers, and Benjamin C Wood

Comparison between single-site and multiport robot-assisted myomectomy., Gaby N Moawad, Paul Tyan, Jiheum Paek, Erryn E Tappy, Daniel Park, Souzanna Choussein, Serene S Srouji, and Antonio Gargiulo

Preoperative 18F-FDG PET/CT in Pheochromocytomas and Paragangliomas Allows for Precision Surgery., Pavel Nockel, Mustapha El Lakis, Apostolos Gaitanidis, Roxanne Merkel, Dhaval Patel, Naris Nilubol, Tamara Prodanov, Karel Pacak, and Electron Kebebew

Morbidity of Vestibular Schwannomas as Documented by Treating Providers., Miriam Nuño, Beatrice Ugiliweneza, Maxwell Boakye, and Ashkan Monfared

Assessing Medical Student Basic Otolaryngology Knowledge: A Multi-Institutional Study., Luke J Pasick, Daniel Benito, Philip Zapanta, and Robert T Sataloff

Commentary: Postoperative time to arrest-A new metric?, Syed Murfad Peer and Can Yerebakan

A Comparison of Low and Standard Anti-Coagulation Regimens in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation., Jaishankar Raman, Mazahir Alimohamed, Nikola Dobrilovic, Omar Lateef, and Salim Aziz

Sonolocation during submandibular sialolithotomy., Nahir J Romero, Andrew Fuson, Christopher R Kieliszak, and Arjun S Joshi

Autologous intestinal reconstruction: a single institution study of the serial transverse enteroplasty (STEP) and the longitudinal intestinal lengthening and tailoring (LILT)., Adil A Shah, Mikael Petrosyan, Ashanti L Franklin, Alfred A Chahine, Clarivet Torres, and Anthony D Sandler

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Patient Safety and Quality Improvement: Driving to New Frontiers., Rahul K Shah

Commentary: Dream big in every small step., Lok Sinha and Can Yerebakan

Lymphovascular Invasion and Perineural Invasion Negatively Impact Overall Survival for Stage II Adenocarcinoma of the Colon., Matthew Skancke, Suzanne M Arnott, Richard L Amdur, Robert S Siegel, Vincent J Obias, and Bindu A Umapathi

Enterobius vermicularis Appendiceal Colic., Michael Sosin, Johnathan R Kent, and A Alfred Chahine

Pediatric Voice Handicap Index Profiles in Patients With Benign Vocal Fold Lesions, Thomas Townes, Carolyn Noelke, Jonathan M. Liverly, and Pamela Mudd

Wrong Site Spine Surgery in the Veterans Administration., Bradley V Watts, Jacob R Rachlin, William Gunnar, Peter D Mills, Julia Neily, Christina Soncrant, and Douglas E Paull

Special Populations in Implantable Auditory Devices: Pediatric., Jennifer R White, Diego A Preciado, and Brian K Reilly

Submissions from 2018

A Propensity Score Matched Comparison of Intracorporeal and Extracorporeal Techniques for Robotic-Assisted Sigmoidectomy in an Enhanced Recovery Pathway., Riad H Al Natour, Vincent Obias, Jeremy Albright, Juan Wu, Jane Ferraro, Warqaa M Akram, Amanda M McClure, Beth-Ann Shanker, and Robert K Cleary

Use of Measures of Inflammation and Kidney Function for Prediction of Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease Events and Death in Patients With CKD: Findings From the CRIC Study., Richard L Amdur, Harold I Feldman, Elizabeth A Dominic, Amanda H Anderson, Srinivasan Beddhu, Mahboob Rahman, Myles Wolf, Muredach Reilly, Akinlolu Ojo, Raymond R Townsend, Alan S Go, Jiang He, Dawei Xie, Sally Thompson, Matthew Budoff, Scott Kasner, Paul L Kimmel, John W Kusek, and Dominic S Raj

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Robotic transanal microsurgery for high early rectal neoplasia (T0-T1, N0 lesions), case series of 10 patients., Suzanne Arnott, Matthew Skancke, and Vincent Obias

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In Vitro Models for Studying Transport Across Epithelial Tissue Barriers., Navein Arumugasaamy, Javier Navarro, J Kent Leach, Peter C W Kim, and John P Fisher

Invited Commentary., Salim Aziz

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Bilateral Posterior Cricoarytenoid Myoneurectomy for Abductor Spasmodic Dysphonia., Daniel A Benito, Ashley P O'Connell Ferster, and Robert T Sataloff

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Data-driven process to improve VA surgical flow, B Bidassie, William Gunnar, L Starr, G Van Buskirk, L Warner, C Anckaitis, and A Howard

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A predictive model for patients with median arcuate ligament syndrome., Fred Brody, James A Randall, Richard L Amdur, and Anton N Sidawy

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Ketamine in the Prehospital Environment: A National Survey of Paramedics in the United States., Daniel M Buckland, Remle P Crowe, Rebecca E Cash, Stephen Gondek, Patrick Maluso, Sarah Sirajuddin, E Reed Smith, Paul Dangerfield, Geoff Shapiro, Christopher Wanka, Ashish R Panchal, and Babak Sarani

Failing Fontan assist: From tissue to turbine., Syed Bukhari, Manan Desai, Lok Sinha, and Can Yerebakan

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Factors Predicting Hospital Length of Stay Following Pharyngeal Flap for Velopharyngeal Insufficiency., Jerry W Chao, Michael J Boyajian, Richard L Amdur, Benjamin J Mitchell, Gary F Rogers, and Albert K Oh

Intracorporeal versus extracorporeal anastomosis for minimally invasive right colectomy: A multi-center propensity score-matched comparison of outcomes., Robert K Cleary, Andrew Kassir, Craig S Johnson, Amir L Bastawrous, Mark K Soliman, Daryl S Marx, Luca Giordano, Tobi J Reidy, Eduardo Parra-Davila, Vincent J Obias, Joseph C Carmichael, Darren Pollock, and Alessio Pigazzi

Intracorporeal versus extracorporeal anastomosis for minimally invasive right colectomy: A multi-center propensity score-matched comparison of outcomes., Robert K Cleary, Andrew Kassir, Craig S Johnson, Amir L Bastawrous, Mark K Soliman, Daryl S Marx, Luca Giordano, Tobi J Reidy, Eduardo Parra-Davila, Vincent J Obias, Joseph C Carmichael, Darren Pollock, and Alessio Pigazzi

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The synergistic effects of saxagliptin and metformin on CD34+ endothelial progenitor cells in early type 2 diabetes patients: a randomized clinical trial., Fiona J Dore, Cleyton C Domingues, Neeki Ahmadi, Nabanita Kundu, Yana Kropotova, Sara Houston, Carol Rouphael, Aytan Mammadova, Linda Witkin, Anamil Khiyami, Richard L Amdur, and Sabyasachi Sen

Anatomical Considerations to Optimize Sensory Recovery in Breast Neurotization with Allograft, Ivica Ducic, Joshua Yoon, Arash Momeni, and Uros Ahcan

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Probability of Positive Genetic Testing Results in Patients with Family History of Primary Hyperparathyroidism., Mustapha El Lakis, Pavel Nockel, Apostolos Gaitanidis, Bin Guan, Sunita Agarwal, James Welch, William F Simonds, Lee Weinstein, Stephen Marx, Naris Nilubol, Dhaval Patel, Roxanne Merkel, Amit Tirosh, and Electron Kebebew

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Psychosocial Impact of Vascular Anomalies on Children and Their Families., Alexandra G Espinel and Nancy M Bauman

Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Children With Thrombocytopenia-Associated Multiple Organ Failure: The Thrombocytopenia-Associated Multiple Organ Failure Network Prospective Experience., James D Fortenberry, Trung Nguyen, Jocelyn R Grunwell, Rajesh K Aneja, Derek Wheeler, Mark Hall, Geoffrey Fleming, Rod Tarrago, Sandra Buttram, Heidi Dalton, Yong Han, Kirk A Easley, Andrea Knezevic, Tian Dai, Matthew Paden, and Joseph A Carcillo

Markers of Systemic Inflammatory Response are Prognostic Factors in Patients with Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PNETs): A Prospective Analysis., Apostolos Gaitanidis, Dhaval Patel, Naris Nilubol, Amit Tirosh, Samira Sadowski, and Electron Kebebew

Mitochondrial membrane potential and delayed graft function following kidney transplantation., Jacqueline M Garonzik-Wang, Bonnie E Lonze, Jessica M Ruck, Xun Luo, Allan B Massie, Keith Melancon, James F Burdick, Dorry L Segev, and Zhaoli Sun

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Enhanced Recovery Protocols for Adults Undergoing Colorectal Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis., Nancy L Greer, William P Gunnar, Philipp Dahm, Alice E Lee, Roderick MacDonald, Aasma Shaukat, Shahnaz Sultan, and Timothy J Wilt

Access to Transplant Care and Services Within the Veterans Health Administration., William Gunnar, Douglas A Bronson, and Sandra A Cupples

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Cochlear implant symmetry via template., A J Hallwachs, J E Weinstein, and B K Reilly

The effect of obesity on laparoscopic and robotic-assisted colorectal surgery outcomes: an ACS-NSQIP database analysis., Jeffrey N Harr, Ivy N Haskins, Richard L Amdur, Samir Agarwal, and Vincent Obias

Right Colon Resection for Colon Cancer: Does Surgical Approach Matter?, Ivy N Haskins, Tammy Ju, Matthew Skancke, Xiangyu Kuang, Richard L Amdur, Fred Brody, Vincent Obias, and Samir Agarwal

The effect of resident involvement on bariatric surgical outcomes: an ACS-NSQIP analysis., Ivy N Haskins, Jihad Kudsi, Kathleen Hayes, Richard L Amdur, Paul P Lin, and Khashayar Vaziri

The Association of IVC Filter Placement with the Incidence of Postoperative Pulmonary Embolism following Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery: An Analysis of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Project., Ivy N Haskins, Lisbi Rivas, Tammy Ju, Ashlyn E Whitlock, Richard L Amdur, Anton N Sidawy, Paul P Lin, and Khashayar Vaziri

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Overview of Current Concepts in Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia and Gastric Cancer., David S Jencks, Jason D Adam, Marie L Borum, Joyce M Koh, Sindu Stephen, and David B Doman

Role of TGF-β in Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease., Wilma Jogunoori and Lopa Mishra

Strengthening International Collaboration in Congenital Heart Surgery., Richard A Jonas

The risk of overzealous application of hybrid strategies for patients with biventricular cardiac anomalies: Invited commentary regarding: "Hybrid Strategies for High-Risk Non-Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Patients"., Richard A Jonas

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Sepsis Rapid Response Teams, T Ju, M Al-Mashat, L Rivas, and Babak Sarani

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Sepsis Rapid Response Teams., Tammy Ju, Mustafa Al-Mashat, Lisbi Rivas, and Babak Sarani

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Robotic Right Colectomy for Colon Cancer: Comparison of Outcomes from a Single Institution with the ACS-NSQIP Database., Tammy Ju, Ivy N Haskins, Xiangyu Kuang, Richard L Amdur, Fred J Brody, Vincent Obias, and Samir Agarwal

Barriers to Bariatric Surgery: Factors Influencing Progression to Bariatric Surgery in a U.S. Metropolitan Area., Tammy Ju, Lisbi Rivas, Suzanne Arnott, Samantha Olafson, Ashlyn Whitlock, Andrew Sparks, Ivy N Haskins, Paul P Lin, and Khashayar Vaziri

Severe Infection and Loss of Leg Function From an Unusual Cutaneous Disease: Challenge., Preetha Kamath, Mahfood Alqatari, Michael Stempel, and Paolo Romanelli

Thyroid Cancer: Is It All in the Genes?, Electron Kebebew

Thyroid Cancer: Is It All in the Genes?, Electron Kebebew

Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy and Graft Failure in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients after Rejection with Severe Hemodynamic Compromise., Jake A Kleinmahon, Jane Gralla, Richard Kirk, Scott R Auerbach, Heather T Henderson, Gonzalo A Wallis, Karthik Ramakrishnan, Rakesh K Singh, Randall L Caldwell, Andrew J Savage, and Melanie D Everitt

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A Pan-Cancer Analysis Reveals High-Frequency Genetic Alterations in Mediators of Signaling by the TGF-β Superfamily., Anil Korkut, Sobia Zaidi, Rupa S Kanchi, Shuyun Rao, Nancy R Gough, Andre Schultz, Xubin Li, Philip L Lorenzi, Ashton C Berger, Gordon Robertson, Lawrence N Kwong, Mike Datto, Jason Roszik, Shiyun Ling, Visweswaran Ravikumar, Ganiraju Manyam, Arvind Rao, Simon Shelley, Yuexin Liu, Zhenlin Ju, Donna Hansel, Guillermo de Velasco, Arjun Pennathur, Jesper B Andersen, Colm J O'Rourke, Kazufumi Ohshiro, Wilma Jogunoori, Bao-Ngoc Nguyen, Shulin Li, Hatice U Osmanbeyoglu, Jaffer A Ajani, Sendurai A Mani, Andres Houseman, Maciej Wiznerowicz, Jian Chen, Shoujun Gu, Wencai Ma, Jiexin Zhang, Pan Tong, Andrew D Cherniack, Chuxia Deng, Linda Resar, John N Weinstein, Lopa Mishra, and Rehan Akbani

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An academic career in global surgery: a position paper from the Society of University Surgeons Committee on Academic Global Surgery., Sanjay Krishnaswami, Caroline Q Stephens, George P Yang, Benedict C Nwomeh, Mamta Swaroop, Evan P Nadler, Ai-Xuan Holterman, Diane M Simeone, T Peter Kingham, Nipun Merchant, and Susan L Orloff

Trophoblast-Endothelium signaling involves angiogenesis and apoptosis in a dynamic bioprinted placenta model., Che-Ying Kuo, Mariya Shevchuk, Justin Opfermann, Ting Guo, Marco Santoro, John P Fisher, and Peter Cw Kim

Repair of Tympanic Membrane Perforations with Customized Bioprinted Ear Grafts Using Chinchilla Models., Che-Ying Kuo, Emmanuel Wilson, Andrew Fuson, Nidhi Gandhi, Reza Monfaredi, Audrey Jenkins, Maria Romero, Marco Santoro, John P Fisher, Kevin Cleary, and Brian Reilly

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Efficacy of immediate replacement of cranial bone graft following drainage of intracranial empyema., Orgest Lajthia, Jerry W Chao, Max Mandelbaum, John S Myseros, Chima Oluigbo, Suresh N Magge, Christopher S Zarella, Albert K Oh, Gary F Rogers, and Robert F Keating

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Massive thoracic ganglioneuroma with significant mass effect on left hemithorax., Jacob T Lambdin, Kyongjune B Lee, Gregory Trachiotis, and Carlose Picone

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Simultaneous Multiple Bypass for Takayasu Arteritis., Byung-Boong Lee

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From anatomy to function of large vein, Byung-Boong Lee and James Laredo

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Obstructive truncular venous malformations: A general overview, Byung-Boong Lee and James Laredo

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Primary Budd-Chiari Syndrome: Suprahepatic inferior vena cava occlusive disease, Byung-Boong Lee and James Laredo

Inferior Mesenteric Artery Replantation does not Decrease the Risk of Ischemic Colitis after Open Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair., Kyongjune Benjamin Lee, Jinny Lu, Robyn A Macsata, Darshan Patel, Alexander Yang, John J Ricotta, Richard L Amdur, Anton N Sidawy, and Bao-Ngoc Nguyen

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Risk Factors and Predictive Model Development of Thirty-Day Post-Operative Surgical Site Infection in the Veterans Administration Surgical Population., Xinli Li, William Nylander, Tracy Smith, Soonhee Han, and William Gunnar

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Psychiatric Diagnoses and Weight Loss Among Adolescents Receiving Sleeve Gastrectomy., Eleanor R Mackey, Jichuan Wang, Chloe Harrington, and Evan P Nadler

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Primary Omental Torsion in a Pediatric Patient: Case Report and Review of the Literature., Emad S Madha, Timothy D Kane, and Mioara D Manole

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A Primer on the Acute Management of Intravenous Extravasation Injuries for the Plastic Surgeon, Connor Maly, Kenneth Fan, Gary F. Rogers, Benjamin Mitchell, June Amling, Kara Johnson, Laura Welch, Albert K. Oh, and Jerry Chao

A Novel Application of Virtual Surgical Planning to Facial Feminization Surgery., Max Mandelbaum, Chrisovalantis Lakhiani, and Jerry W Chao

Upper Extremity Friction Burns in the Pediatric Patient: A 10-year Review., Rachel Marchalik, Erin M Rada, Frank P Albino, Tina M Sauerhammer, Michael J Boyajian, Gary F Rogers, and Albert K Oh

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Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease: Improvements in Outcomes., Gerard R Martin and Richard A Jonas

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Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease: Improvements in Outcomes., Gerard R Martin and Richard A Jonas

Impact of Simulation-Based Training on Perceived Provider Confidence in Acute Multidisciplinary Pediatric Trauma Resuscitation., Cory M McLaughlin, Minna M Wieck, Erica N Barin, Alyssa Rake, Rita V Burke, Heather B Roesly, L Caulette Young, Todd P Chang, Elizabeth A Cleek, Inge Morton, Catherine J Goodhue, Randall S Burd, Henri R Ford, Jeffrey S Upperman, and Aaron R Jensen

Iatrogenic external auditory canal stenosis induced by silver nitrate, S Mikals, Z Huang, Brian K. Reilly, and Ashkan Monfared

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Should a surgeon comply with hospital administration's demand to change valve preference?, J Scott Millikan, Gregory Trachiotis, and Robert M Sade

A Patient With Schimmelpenning Syndrome and Mosaic KRAS Mutation., Benjamin J Mitchell, Gary F Rogers, and Benjamin C Wood

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Precision Medicine for CRC Patients in the Veteran Population: State-of-the-Art, Challenges and Research Directions., Shyam S Mohapatra, Surinder K Batra, Srinivas Bharadwaj, Michael Bouvet, Bard Cosman, Ajay Goel, Wilma Jogunoori, Michael J Kelley, Lopa Mishra, Bibhuti Mishra, Subhra Mohapatra, Bhaumik Patel, Joseph R Pisegna, Jean-Pierre Raufman, Shuyun Rao, Hemant Roy, Maren Scheuner, Satish Singh, Gitanjali Vidyarthi, and Jon White

Length of Stay and Hospitalization Costs for Patients Undergoing Llung Surgery with Progel Pleural Air Leak Sealant., Keith D Mortman, Mitra Corral, Xiaohong Zhang, Indrias Berhane, Ireena M Soleas, and Nicole C Ferko

Upper Vault Septal Anatomy and Short Nasal Bone Syndrome: Implications for Rhinoplasty., Arian S Mowlavi, Tiffany L Chamberlain, Astrid Melgar, Armin Talle, Sean Saadat, Soheil Sharifi-Amina, and Bradon J Wilhelmi

Vocal fold nodules in children., Pamela Mudd and Carolyn Noelke

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Synergistic combination of flavopiridol and carfilzomib targets commonly dysregulated pathways in adrenocortical carcinoma and has biomarkers of response., Naris Nilubol, Myriem Boufraqech, Lisa Zhang, Kelli Gaskins, Min Shen, Ya-Qin Zhang, Sudheer K Gara, Christopher P Austin, and Electron Kebebew

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Large Facial Nerve Schwannoma With Extensive Temporal Bone Destruction., Joseph Choi Park, M Reza Taheri, and Ashkan Monfared

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Cardiopulmonary Bypass Reduces Early Thrombosis of Systemic-to-Pulmonary Artery Shunts., Jason T Patregnani, Anthony A Sochet, David Zurakowski, Darren Klugman, Yaser Diab, John T Berger, and Pranava Sinha

Closure methods in gastroschisis., Mikael Petrosyan and Anthony D Sandler

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Closure methods in gastroschisis, M Petrosyan and AD Sandler