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Babatunde Yerokun, MD

House Staff
College/University: 
Stanford University
Medical School: 
The Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Heart failure
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Transplantation
  • Surgical outcomes research
  • Clinical trials

Publications

Ranney, David N., Michael S. Mulvihill, Babatunde A. Yerokun, and Matthew G. Hartwig. “Esophageal resection after neoadjuvant therapy: understanding the limitations of large database analyses.” J Thorac Dis 9, no. 10 (October 2017): E949–50. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2017.09.13.

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Nussbaum, Daniel P., Dan G. Blazer, Rachel A. Greenup, Zhifei Sun, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Christel Rushing, and Donna Niedzwiecki. “Quality in Cancer Care: An Assessment of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Quality Measures.” In Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 225:S125–S125. Elsevier BV, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.07.275.

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Ezekian, Brian, Michael S. Mulvihill, Kyle Freischlag, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Robert P. Davis, Matthew G. Hartwig, Stuart J. Knechtle, and Andrew S. Barbas. “Elevated HbA1c in donor organs from patients without a diagnosis of diabetes portends worse liver allograft survival.” Clin Transplant 31, no. 9 (September 2017). https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13047.

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Ranney, David N., Michael S. Mulvihill, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Zachary Fitch, Zhifei Sun, Chi-Fu Yang, Thomas A. D’Amico, and Matthew G. Hartwig. “Surgical resection after neoadjuvant chemoradiation for oesophageal adenocarcinoma: what is the optimal timing?” Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 52, no. 3 (September 1, 2017): 543–51. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezx132.

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O’Byrne, Michael L., Sunghee Kim, Christoph P. Hornik, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Roland A. Matsouaka, Jeffrey P. Jacobs, Marshall L. Jacobs, and Richard A. Jonas. “Effect of Obesity and Underweight Status on Perioperative Outcomes of Congenital Heart Operations in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults: An Analysis of Data From the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.” Circulation 136, no. 8 (August 22, 2017): 704–18. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.026778.

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Yerokun, Babatunde A., Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, Brian C. Gulack, Xuechan Li, Michael S. Mulvihill, Lin Gu, Xiaofei Wang, et al. “A national analysis of wedge resection versus stereotactic body radiation therapy for stage IA non-small cell lung cancer.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 154, no. 2 (August 2017): 675-686.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.02.065.

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Anderson, Kevin L., Michael S. Mulvihill, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Paul J. Speicher, Thomas A. D’Amico, Betty C. Tong, Mark F. Berry, and Matthew G. Hartwig. “Induction chemotherapy for T3N0M0 non-small-cell lung cancer increases the rate of complete resection but does not confer improved survival.” Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 52, no. 2 (August 1, 2017): 370–77. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezx091.

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Joseph, Jeremy T., Michael S. Mulvihill, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Sadé M. Bell, Carmelo A. Milano, and Matthew G. Hartwig. “Elevated donor hemoglobin A1c does not impair early survival in cardiac transplant recipients.” Clin Transplant 31, no. 7 (July 2017). https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.12995.

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Mulvihill, Michael S., Babatunde A. Yerokun, Robert Patrick Davis, David N. Ranney, Mani A. Daneshmand, and Matthew G. Hartwig. “Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation following lung transplantation: indications and survival.” J Heart Lung Transplant, July 1, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2017.06.014.

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Castleberry, Anthony, Michael S. Mulvihill, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Brian C. Gulack, Brian Englum, Laurie Snyder, Mathias Worni, et al. “The utility of 6-minute walk distance in predicting waitlist mortality for lung transplant candidates.” J Heart Lung Transplant 36, no. 7 (July 2017): 780–86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2016.12.015.

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