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Chief Resident Productivity

Ehsan Benrashid, M.D.

Wu B, Lu P, Benrashid E, Malik S, Ashar J, Doran TJ, Lu QL Dose-dependent restoration of dystrophin expression in cardiac muscle of dystrophic mice by systemically delivered morpholino.  Gene Therapy 2010 Jan; 17 (1): 132-140. 

Hu Y, Wu B, Zillmer A, Lu P, Benrashid E, Wang M, Doran T, Shaban M, Wu X, Long Lu Q.  Guanine Analogues Enhance Antisense Oligonucleotide-induced Exon Skipping in Dystrophin Gene In Vitro and In Vivo.  Molecular Therapy 2010 Apr; 18(4): 812-8.

Wu B, Benrashid E, Lu P, Cloer C, Zillmer A, Shaban M, Lu QL. Targeting skipping of human dystrophin exons in transgenic mouse model systemically for antisense drug development.  PLoS ONE 2011; 6(5): e19906 (*co-first authorship)

Benrashid E and Lawson JH. Chapter 11: Uncommon Procedures for the Difficult Dialysis Access Patient. Current Vascular Surgery 2014. PMPH (Shelton, CT USA)

Gilmore B, Benrashid E, Youngwirth LM, Lawson JH. Paradoxical embolus following percutaneous thrombectomy of Hemodialysis Reliable Outflow graft. J Vasc Access 2015 Nov-Dec; 16(6): 533-6.

Benrashid E, Ranney DN, and Lawson JH. Chapter 20: Bioengineered Vascular Access Grafts. Current Vascular Surgery 2015. PMPH (Shelton, CT USA)

Benrashid E, Youngwirth LM, Turley RS, Mureebe L. Chapter 196: Venous Thromboembolism: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management. Current Surgical Therapy. 12th Ed. Elsevier (Philadelphia, PA USA)

Gage S, Benrashid E, Youngwirth LM, Lawson JH. Hemodialysis Grafts. Hemodialysis Access: Fundamentals and Advanced Management. Elsevier (Philadelphia, PA USA). 147-58.

Benrashid E, Shortell CK. Chapter 165: Nutcracker Syndrome. Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery. 9th ed. Elsevier (Philadelphia, PA USA)

Stone ML, LaPar DJ, Benrashid E, Scalzo DC, Mulloy DP, Ailawadi G, Kron IL, Bergin JD, Blank RS, Kern JA. Ventricular assist devices and increased blood product utilization for cardiac transplantation. J Card Surg 2015; 30(2): 194-200

Benrashid E, Adkar SS, Bennett KM, Zani S, Cox MW. Total laparoscopic retrieval of inferior vena cava filter. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports. doi: 10.1177/2050313X15597356

Benrashid E, McCoy CC, Rice HE, Shortell CK, Cox MW. Mycotic saccular abdominal aortic aneurysm in an infant after cardiac catheterization: a case report. Ann Vasc Surg 2015 Oct; 29(7): 1447.e5-1447.e11.

Benrashid E, McCoy CC, Youngwirth LM, Kim J, Manson RJ, Otto JC, Lawson JH. Tissue engineered vascular grafts: origins, development, and current strategies for clinical application. Methods 2015 Jul 25. Pii: S1046-2023(15)30033-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2015.07.014

Benrashid E, Wang H, Keenan JE, Andersen ND, Meza JM, Hughes GC. Evolving practice pattern changes and outcomes in the era of hybrid aortic arch repair. J Vasc Surg 2016 Feb; 63(2): 323-331.e1.

Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Nussbaum DP, Benrashid E, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Determining the optimal timing for initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy after resection for stage II and III colon cancer. Dis Colon Rectum. 2016 Feb; 59(2): 87-93.

Andersen ND, Benrashid E, Ross AK, Pickett LC, Smith PK, Daneshmand MA, Schroder JN, Gaca JG, Hughes GC. The utility of the aortic dissection team: outcomes and insights after a decade of experience. Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2016 May; 5(3): 194-201.

Benrashid E, Wang H, Andersen ND, Keenan JE, McCann RL, Hughes GC. Complimentary roles of open and hybrid approaches to thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Nov; 64(5): 1228-38.

Keenan JE, Benrashid E, Kale E, Nicoara A, Husain AM, Hughes GC. Neurophysiologic intraoperative monitoring during aortic arch surgery. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2016 Dec; 20(4): 273-82.

Turley RS, Adkar SA, Benrashid E, Lagoo S, Shortell CK, Mureebe L. Peri-operative optimization of geriatric lower extremity bypass in the era of increased performance accountability. Ann Vasc Surg 2017 Jan; 38: 248-54.

Adkar SS, Turley RS, Benrashid E, Cox M, Mureebe L, Shortell CK. Laparotomy during endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms increases mortality. J Vasc Surg 2017 Feb; 65(2): 356-61.

Gulack BC, Benrashid E, Jaquiss RDB, Lodge AJ. Pulmonary valve replacement with a Trifecta valve is associated with reduced transvalvular gradient. Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Feb; 103(2): 655-662.

Iribarne A, Keenan J, Benrashid E, Wang H, Meza JM, Ganapathi A, Gaca J, Kim HW, Hurwitz LM, Hughes GC. Imaging surveillance after proximal aortic surgery: is it necessary? Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Mar; 103(3): 734-41.

Benrashid E, Youngwirth LM, Mureebe L, Lawson JH. Operative and perioperative management of infected arteriovenous grafts. J Vasc Access 2017 Jan; 18(1): 13-21.

Kim J, Sun Z, Benrashid E, Southerland KW, Lawson JH, Fleming GA, Hill KD, Tracy ET. The impact of femoral arterial thrombosis in pediatric cardiac catheterization: a national study. Cardiol Young 2017 Jul; 27(5): 912-7.

Kim J, Sun Z, Leraas HJ, Nag UP, Benrashid E, Allori AC, Pabon-Ramos WM, Rice HE, Shortell CK, Tracy ET. Morbidity and healthcare costs of vascular anomalies: a national study. Pediatr Surg Int 2017 Feb; 33(2): 149-54.

Ranney DN, Benrashid E, Meza JM, Keenan JE, Daneshmand MA. Central cannulation as a viable alternative to peripheral cannulation in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 Summer; 29(2): 188-95.

Ranney DN, Cox ML, Yerokun B, Benrashid E, McCann RL, Hughes GC. Long-term results of endovascular repair for descending thoracic aortic aneurysms. J Vasc Surg 2018 Feb; 67(2): 363-8.

Ranney DN, Benrashid E, Meza JM, Keenan JE, Bonadonna D, Mureebe L, Cox MW, Daneshmand MA. Vascular complications and use of a distal perfusion cannula in femorally cannulated patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. ASAIO J. 2018 May/Jun; 64(3): 328-33.

Wang H, Wagner M, Benrashid E, Keenan J, Wang A, Ranney D, Yerokun B, Gaca J, McCann RL, Hughes GC. Outcomes of reoperation after acute type A aortic dissection: implications for index repair strategy. J Am Heart Assoc 2017 Oct; 6 (10): pii: e006376

Ongele MO, Benrashid E, Gilmore BF, Schroder J, Hartwig M, Zani S Jr. Robot-assisted repair of diaphragmatic hernias following ventricular assist device implantation. J Surg Case Rep 2018 Feb 21; 2018(2): rjy016

Ranney DN, Yerokun BA, Benrashid E, Bishawi M, Williams A, McCann RL, Hughes GC. Outcomes of planned two-stage hybrid aortic repair with Dacron replaced proximal landing zone. Ann Thorac Surg 2018 Oct; 106(4): 1136-42.

Wagner MA, Wang H, Benrashid E, Keenan JE, Ganapathi AM, Englum BR, Hughes GC. Risk prediction model for major adverse outcome in proximtal thoracic aortic surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Mar; 107(3): 795-801.

Youngwirth LM, Freischlag K, Nussbaum DP, Benrashid E, Blazer DG. Primary sarcomas of the pancreas: a review of 253 patients from the National Cancer Data Base. Surgl Oncol. 2018 Dec; 27(4): 676-80.

Turner MC, Keenan JE, Rushing CN, Gulack BC, Nussbaum DP, Benrashid E, Hyslop T, Strickler JH, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Adjuvant chemotherapy improves survival following resection of locally advanced rectal cancer with pathologic complete response.” J Gastrointest Surg 2019 Jan 11. doi:10.1007 [Epub ahead of print]

Turley RS, Freischlag K, Truong T, Benrashid E, Kuchibahtla M, Shortell CK, Mureebe L. Carotid stenting and endarterectomy and contralateral carotid occlusion. J Vasc Surg 2019 Mar 25. Pii:S0741-5214 [Epub ahead of print]

Ranney DN, Benrashid E, Yerokun BA, Wang HH, Harrison KJ, Wang A, Kiefer TL, Hughes GC. Surgery for Patients with Bicuspid Aortopathy: Validation of the 2016 ACC/AHA Guidelines Clarification. J Heart Valve Disease. Accepted

Benrashid E, Youngwirth LM, Guest K, Cox MW, Shortell CK, Dillavou ED. Negative-pressure wound therapy reduces surgical site infections. J Vasc Surg 2019. Accepted

Benrashid E, Andersen ND, Hughes GC. Chapter 72: Debranching Concepts and Techniques for Arch Surgery. Surgical Management of Aortic Pathology: Current Fundamentals for the Clinical Management of Aortic Disease. 2019. p. 1009-2025. Springer-Verlag (Wien, Austria)

Robert Patrick Davis, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Szasz T, Linder AE, Davis RP, Burnett R, Fink G, and Watts SW. Allopurinol Does Not Decrease Blood Pressure or Prevent the Development of Hypertension in the DOCA-salt Rat Model. J. Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2010 Sep. 22. PMID:20881613

Watts SW, Davis RP. 5-Hydroxytrptamine Receptors in Hypertension: An Arterial Focus. Cardiovasc Ther. 2010 Apr 28. PMID: 20433685

Linder AE, Davis RP, Burnett R, Watts SW. Comparison of the function of the serotonin transporter in vasculature of male and female rats. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. 2011 May; 38(5): 314-22. PMID: 21371073

Davis RP, Linder AE, Watts SW. Lack of the serotonin transporter (SERT) reduces the ability of 5-hydroxytryptamine to lower blood pressure. Nauyn-Schmiedeberg Arch Pharmacol. 2011 May; 383(5):543-6. Epub 2011 Mar 30. PMID: 21448568.

Tan T, Watts SW, Davis RP (2011). Drug delivery: enabling technology for drug discovery and development. iPRECIO® Micro Infusion Pump: Programmable, refillable and implantable. Front. Pharmacol. 2:44. Epub 2011 Jul 29. PMID: 21863140.

Watts SW, Morrison MF, Davis RP, Barman SM. Serotonin and Blood Pressure Regulation. Pharmacol Rev. 2012 Apr; 64(2): 359-88. Epub 2012 Mar 8. PMID: 22407614.

Davis RP, Pattison J, Thompson JM, Tinkov R, Scrogin KE, Watts SW. 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) reduces total peripheral resistance during chronic infusion: direct arterial relaxation is not involved. BMC Pharmacol. 2012 May 6; 12:4. PMID: 22559843.

Davis RP, Szasz T, Garver H, Burnett R, Tykocki N, Watts SW. One-month serotonin infusion results in a prolonged fall in blood pressure in the male deoxycorticosterone acetate (DOCA)-salt rat. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2013 Jan 16; 4(1). PMID: 23336053.

Szasz T, Davis RP, Garver HS, Burnett R, Fink G, Watts SW. Long-term inhibition of xanthine oxidase by febuxostat does not decrease blood pressure in deoxycorticosterone acetate (DOCA)-salt hypertensive rats.  PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e56046. PMID: 23393607.

Neely RC, Davis RP, Stephens EH, Takayama H, Khalpey Z, Ginns J, Lee SH, Chen J. Ventricular assist device for failing systemic ventricle in an adult with prior mustard procedure. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug;96(2):691-3. PMID: 23910115.

Davis RP, Kilian A, Timek T, Cohle SD, Hooker DL. Complete LVOT obstruction following aortic valve replacement after HeartMate II implantation. J Card Surg. 2014 May;29(3):432. PMID: 24304173

Darios E, Barman S, Orer H, Morrison S, Davis RP, Seitz B, Watts S. 5-Hydroxytryptamine does not reduce sympathetic nerve activity or neuroeffector function in the splanchnic circulation. Eur J Pharmacol. 2015 May;754:140-7.

Davis RP, Andersen ND, Ganapathi AM, Hughes GC. Repair of bicuspid aortic valve syndrome with anomalous right coronary artery in osteogenesis imperfecta. J Heart Valve Dis. 2015 Nov;24(6):666-668. PMID: 27997768.

Cox M, Yang CF, Speicher P, Fitch Z, Davis RP, D’Amico TD, Harpole D, Berry M. The Role of Extent of Surgical Resection and Lymph Node Assessment for Clinical Stage I Pulmonary Lepidic Adenocarcinoma. J Thorac Oncol. 2017, Jan 8. PMID: 28082103

Mulvihill MS, Yerokun BA, Davis RP, Ranney DN, Daneshmand MA, Hartwig MG. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation following lung transplantation: indications and survival. J Heart Lung Transplant 2017 Jul1 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28712677

Ezekian B, Mulvihill MS, Freischlag K, Yerokun BA, Davis RP, Hartwig MG, Knectle SJ, Barbas AS. Elevated HbA1c in donor organs from patients without a diagnosis of diabetes portends worse liver allograft survival. Clin Transplant. 2017 Sep;31(9). PMID: 28667782

Chang, J, Bell S, Davis RP, Sanders, N, Holzknecht M, Barbas A, Parker W, Lin S. Early Immune Response to Acute Gastric Fluid Aspiration in a Rat Model of Lung Transplantation. Exp Clin Transplant. 2018 Apr 26. PMID: 29697356

Samy, KP, Davis RP, Gao Q, Martin BM, Song M, Cano J, Farris AB, McDonald A, Gall EK, Dove CR, Leopardi FV, How, T, Williams KD, Devi GR, Collins BH, Kirk AD. Early Barriers to Neonatal Porcine Islet Engraftment in a Dual Transplant Model. Am J Transplant. 2018 Apr; 18(4):998-1006. PMID: 29178588.

Eppensteiner, J, Davis RP, Barbas A, Kwun, J, Lee J. Immunothrombotic activity of DAMPs and Extracellular Vesicles in Secondary Organ Failure induced by Trauma and Sterile Insults. Front Immunol. 2018 Feb 8;9:190. PMID: 29472928

Gao Q, Mulvihill MS, Scheuermann U, Davis RP, Yerxa J, Yerokun BA, Hartwig MG, Sudan DL, Knechtle SJ, Barbas AS. Improvement in Liver Transplant Outcomes From Older Donors: A US National Analysis. Ann Surg. 2018 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29958229

Bendersky, VA, Mulvihill MS, Yerokun BA, Ezekian B, Davis RP, Hartwig MG, Barbas AS. Elevated Donor Hemoglobin A1C Impairs Kidney Graft Survival From Diabetic Deceased Donors: A National Analysis. Exp Clin Transplant. 2019 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30674242.

Agarwal R, Kyvernitakis A, Soleimani B, Milano C, Kennedy J, Davis RP, Benza R, Moraca R, Bailey S. Clinical Experience and Outcomes of HeartMate II to HeartWare Left Ventricular Assist Device Exchange: A Multicenter Experience of 24 Cases – ACCEPTED to Annals of Thoracic Surgery, March 26th 2019.

Scheuermann U, Zhu M, Song M, Yerxa J, Gao Q, Davis RP, Zhang M, Parker W, Hartwig M, Kwun J, Brennan T, Lee J, Barbas AS. DAMPs induce inflammatory injury during machine preservation of the liver: Potential targets to enhance a promising technology. Liver Transplantation. 2019 Feb 7 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30734488.

Scheuermann U, Truong T, Seyferth E, Freischlag K, Gao Q, Yerxa J, Ezekian B, Davis RP, Schroder P, Peskoe S, Barbas AS. Kidney Donor Profile Index is a Reliable Surrogate for Liver Donor Risk Index in Estimating Graft Quality in Liver Transplantation. – Submitted to Liver Transplantation January 30th.

Samy KP, Gao Q, Davis RP, Song M, Fitch ZW, Mulvihill MS, MacDonald A, Leopardi FV, How T, Williams KD, Devi GR, Collins BH, Luo X, Kirk AD. The Role of Human CD46 for Early Xenoislet Engraftment in a Dual Transplant Model. – Submitted to Xenotransplantation January 22nd

Mulvihill MS, Samy KP, Gao Q, Schmitz R, Davis RP, Ezekian B, Leopardi F, Song M, How T, Williams K, Barbas AS, Collins B, Kirk AD. Secondary Lymphoid Tissue and Costimulation-Blockade Resistant Rejection: A Nonhuman Primate Renal Transplant Study. Am J Transplant. 2019. Mar 20 [Epub ahead of Print].

Jina Kim, M.D.

You J, Li Q, Wu C, Kim J, Ottinger M, and Howley PM. Regulation of Aurora B expression by the bromodomain protein Brd4.  Molecular and Cellular Biology 29.18 (2009): 5094-5103.

An SS, Kim J, Ahn K, Trepat X, Drake KJ, Kumar S, Ling G, Purington C, Rangasamy T, Kensler TW, Mitzner W, Fredberg JJ, Biswal S. Cell stiffness, contractile stress and the role of extracellular matrix. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 382.4 (2009): 697-703.

Kim J, Jarboe MD, Arnold MA, DiPietro MA, Bloom DA, Teitelbaum DH. Biliary duplication cyst with heterotopic gastric mucosa resulting in obstruction of the biliary system: a case report. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 47.6 (2012): e5-e8.

Gulack BC, Rialon KL, Englum BR, Kim J, Talbot LJ, Adibe OO, Rice HE, Tracy ET. Factors associated with survival in pediatric adrenocortical carcinoma: An analysis of the national cancer database (NCDB). Journal of Pediatric Surgery 51.1 (2016): 172-7.

Yang Z, Maher JR, Kim J, Selim A, Levinson H, Wax A. Evaluation of burn severity in vivo in a mouse model using spectroscopic optical coherence tomography. Biomedical Optics Express 6.9 (2015): 3339-45.

Kim J, Brown W, Maher J, Levinson H, Wax A. Functional optical coherence tomography: principles and progress. Physics in Medicine and Biology 60 (2015): R211-237.

Benrashid E, McCoy CC, Youngwirth LM, Kim J, Manson RJ, Otto JC, Lawson JH. Tissue engineered vascular grafts: origins, development and current strategies for clinical application. Methods 99 (2016): 13-9.

Adam MA, Lee L, Kim J, Shenoi M, Mallipeddi M, Aziz H, Stinnett S, Sun Z, Mantyh CM, Thacker JKM. Alvimopan provides additional improvement in outcomes and cost savings in enhanced recovery colorectal surgery. Annals of Surgery 264.1 (2016): 141-6.

Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Hsu SD, Palta M, Czito BG, Migaly J, Mantyh CR. Effect of combined neoadjuvant chemoradiation on overall survival for patients with locally advanced rectal cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 34.4 (2016): 657.

Sun Z, Kim J, Adam M, Nussbaum DP, Speicher PJ, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. National long-term outcomes of minimally invasive versus open low anterior resection for rectal cancer. Annals of Surgery 263.6 (2016): 1152-1158.

Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Nussbaum DP, Benrashid E, Huang ES, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Determining the optimal timing for initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy after resection for stage II and III colon cancer. Diseases of Colon and Rectum 59.2 (2016): 87-93.

Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Shenoi M, Migaly J, Mantyh CR. Optimal timing to surgery after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for locally advanced rectal cancer. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 222.4 (2016): 367-74.

Adam MA, Sun Z, Kim J, Migaly J, Mantyh CR. Thirty-day mortality underestimates incidence of death after colorectal surgery for cancer. Gastroenterology 150.4 (2016): s1199.

Yerokun B, Adam MA, Sun Z, Kim J, Sprinkle S, Migaly J, Mantyh CR. Does conversion in laparoscopic colectomy portend an inferior oncologic outcome? Results from 104,400 patients. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 20.5 (2016): 1042-8.

Ezekian B, Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Turner MC, Gilmore BF, Ong CT, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Robotic-assisted versus laparoscopic colectomy results in increased operative time without improved perioperative outcomes. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 20.8 (2016): 1503-1510.

Adam MA, Sun Z, Kim J, Thacker JK. Reply to letter: alvimopan is associated with improved outcomes and cost savings in enhanced recovery colorectal surgery protocols. Annals of Surgery 266.6 (2016): e82.

Gurien LA, Blakely ML, Russell RT, Streck CJ, Vogel AM, Renaud EJ, Savoie KB, Dassinger MS, Speck KE, Nice TR, Kim J, Adibe OO, Calder BW, Leys CM, Rogers AP, DeUgarte DA, Williams RF, St. Peter SD, Parrish DW, Haynes JH, Rothstein DH, Jen HC, Tang X. Real-time ultrasound for central venous catheter placement in children: a multi-institutional study. Surgery 160.6 (2016): 1605-1611.

Gilmore BF, Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Ezekian B, Ong C, Migaly J, Mantyh C. Hand-assisted laparoscopic versus standard laparoscopic colectomy: are outcomes and operative time different? Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 20.11 (2016): 1854-1860.

Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Czito B, Mantyh CR. Migaly J. Intensity-modulated radiation therapy is not associated with either short-term or long-term benefit over 3D-conformal radiotherapy for rectal cancer. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 150.4 (2016): S1175–S1176.

Kim J, Sun Z, Gulack BC, Adam MA, Mosca PJ, Rice HE, Tracy ET.  Sentinel lymph node biopsy is a prognostic measure in pediatric melanoma. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 51.6 (2016): 986-990.

Kim J, Sun Z, Englum BR, Allori AC, Adibe OO, Rice HE, Tracy ET. Laparoscopy is safe in infants and neonates with congenital heart disease: A national study of 3,684 patients. Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques 26.10 (2016): 836-839. 

Leraas HJ, Kim J, Sun Z, Nag UP, Ezekian BD, Kamyszek RW, Gulack BC, Rice HE, Adibe OO, Borst AJ, Rothman JA, Tracy ET. Postoperative venous thromboembolism in children is increased in setting of cancer or infection. Blood 128.22 (2016): 2391.

Turner MC, Adam MA, Sun Z, Kim J, Ezekian B, Mantyh C, Migaly J. Insurance status, not race, is associated with use of minimally invasive approach for rectal cancer. Annals of Surgery 265.4 (2017): 774-781.

Sun Z, Gilmore B, Adam MA, Kim J, Hsu SD, Migaly J, Mantyh CR. Adjuvant chemotherapy after preoperative chemoradiation improves survival in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer. Diseases of Colon and Rectum 60.10 (2017): 1050-1056.

Ezekian B, Englum BR, Gilmore BF, Kim J, Leraas HJ, Rice HE. Onychocryptosis in the pediatric patient: review and management techniques. Clinical Pediatrics 56.2 (2017): 109-114.

Leraas HJ, Ong CT, Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Gilmore BF, Ezekian B, Nag UP, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Hand-assisted laparoscopic colectomy improves perioperative outcomes without increasing operative time compared to the open approach: a national analysis of 8791 patients. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 21.4 (2017): 684-691

Bendersky V, Sun Z, Adam MA, Rushing C, Kim J, Youngwirth L, Turner MC, Migaly J, Mantyh CR. Determining the optimal quantitative threshold for preoperative albumin level before elective colorectal surgery. 21.4 (2017): 692-699.

Turner MC, Adam MA, Sun Z, Kim J, Ezekian B, Yerokun BA, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Response to letter: comment on “Insurance Status, Not Race Is Associated With Use of Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach for Rectal Cancer.” Annals of Surgery 267.2 (2017): 774-781.

Freischlag K, Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Palta M, Czito BG, Migaly J, Mantyh CR. Association between incomplete neoadjuvant radiotherapy and survival for patients with locally advanced rectal cancer. JAMA Surgery 152.6 (2017): 558-564.

Newcomb LK, Rhee EHJ, Bean SM, Kim J, Tracy ET, Kuller JA. Pregnancy complicated by foetal abdominal mass: Fetiform teratoma versus foetus-in-fetu. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 36.7 (2017): 815-817.

Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Turner MC, Fisher DA, Choudhury KR, Czito BG, Migaly J, Mantyh CR. Association between neoadjuvant chemoradiation and survival for patients with locally advanced rectal cancer. Colorectal Disease 19.12 (2017): 1058-1066.

Ezekian B, Englum BR, Gilmore BF, Kim J, Leraas HJ, Driscoll TA, Tracy ET, Rice HE. Children receiving hematopoietic stem cell transplantation are at increased risk of onychocryptosis requiring surgical management. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 39.7 (2017): e353-e356.

Nag UP, Leraas HJ, Kim J, Ezekian B, Reed CR, Lawson JH. Age associated with mortality and outcomes in pediatric vascular trauma. Journal of Vascular Surgery 65.6 (2017): 187S-188S.

Leraas HJ, Kim J, Nag U, Ezekian B, Gulack BC, Reed CR, Rice HE, Tracy ET. Thoracoscopic approach provides a safe alternative to open surgery in elective cases for newborns. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 225.4 (2017): e140-141.

Ezekian B, Englum BR, Gilmore BF, Nag UP, Kim J, Leraas HJ, Routh JC, Rice HE, Tracy ET. Renal medullary carcinoma: A national analysis of 159 patients. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 64.11 (2017): e26609.

Watson JA, Englum BR, Kim J, Adibe OO, Rice HE, Shapiro ML, Daneshmand MA, Tracy ET. Extracorporeal life support use in pediatric trauma: a review of the National Trauma Data Bank. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 52.1 (2017): 136-139.

Englum BR, Rialon KL, Kim J, Shapiro ML, Scarborough JE, Rice HE, Adibe OO, Tracy ET. Current use and outcomes of helicopter transport in pediatric trauma: a review of 18,291 transports. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 52.1 (2017): 140-144. 

Gulack BC, Leraas HJ, Ezekian B, Kim J, Reed CR, Adibe OO, Rice HE, Tracy ET. Outcomes following elective resection of congenital pulmonary airway malformations is equivalent after 3 months of age and a weight of 5 kilograms. Journal of Pediatric Surgery (2017 Oct 9): Epub ahead of print.

Leraas HJ, Kim J, Sun Z, Ezekian B, Gulack BC, Reed CR, Tracy ET. Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas in children and adults: a national study of 369 patients. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (2017 Dec 12): Epub ahead of print.

Kim J, Sun Z, Benrashid E, Southerland K, Lawson JH, Fleming G, Hill K, Tracy ET. The impact of femoral arterial thrombosis in cardiac catheterization of neonates and infants: a study of 17,071 patients. Cardiology in the Young 27.5 (2017): 912-917.

Kim J, Sun Z, Gulack BC, Benrashid E, Nag UP, Miller MJ, Allori AC, Rice HE, Shortell CK, Tracy ET. Morbidity and healthcare costs of vascular anomalies: a national study. Pediatric Surgery International 33.2 (2017): 149-154.

Kim J, Sun Z, Ezekian B, Schooler GR, Prasad VK, Kurtzberg J, Rice HE, Tracy ET. Gallbladder abnormalities in children with metachromatic leukodystrophy. Journal of Surgical Research 208 (2017): 187-191

Kim J, Turner MC, Rialon KL, Sinyard RD, Tracy ET, Rice HE, Adibe OO. Vascular complications in pediatric port removal. The American Surgeon 83.4 (2017): 143-145.

Kim J, Sun Z, Adam MA, Adibe OO, Rice HE, Roman SA, Tracy ET. Predictors of nodal metastasis in pediatric differentiated thyroid cancer. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 52.1 (2017): 120-123.

Adam MA, Turner MC, Sun Z, Kim J, Ezekian B, Migaly J, Mantyh CR. The appropriateness of 30-day mortality as a quality metric in colorectal cancer surgery. American Journal of Surgery 215.1 (2018): 66-70.

Ezekian B, Englum BR, Gulack BR, Rialon KL, Kim J, Talbot LJ, Adibe OO, Routh JC, Tracy ET, Rice HE. Comparing oncologic outcomes after minimally invasive and open surgery for pediatric neuroblastoma and Wilms tumor. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 65.1 (2018): e26755.

Daniel Nussbaum, M.D.

Nath DS, Savla J, Khemani RG, Nussbaum DP, Greene CL, Wells WJ. Thoracic duct ligation for persistent chylothorax after pediatric cardiothoracic surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Jul;88(1):246-51.

Nath DS, Carden AJ, Nussbaum DP, Shin AJ, Khemani RG, Starnes VA, Wells WJ. Can the Kawashima procedure be performed in younger patients? Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Aug;88(2):581-6.

Nath DS, Shin AJ, Nussbaum DP, Berman D, Starnes VA, Wells WJ. Ascending aortitis and aortic valve endocarditis in an infant. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Apr;139(4):e90-1.

Nath DS, Nussbaum DP, Yurko C, Ragab OM, Shin AJ, Kumar R, Starnes VA, Wells WJ. Pulmonary Homograft Monocusp Reconstruction of the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract: Outcomes to the Intermediate Term.  Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jul;90(1):42-9.

Nussbaum DP, Bhattacharya SD, Jiang X, Cardona DM, Strickler JH, Blazer DG 3rd.  Gastroesophageal Heterotopia and HER2/neu Overexpression in an Adenocarcinoma Arising from a Small Bowel Duplication.  Arch Pathol Lab Med.  2014  Mar;138(3):428-31.

Speicher PJ, Goldsmith ZG, Nussbaum DP, Turley RS, Peterson AC, Mantyh CR. Ureteral stenting in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. J Surg Res. 2014 Feb 22. pii: S0022-4804(14)00167-X.

Nussbaum DP, Penne K, Speicher PJ, Stinnett SS, Perez A, White RR, Clary BM, Tyler DS, Blazer DG 3rd. The role of clinical care pathways: an experience with distal pancreatectomy. J Surg Res. 2014 Feb 24. pii: S0022-4804(14)00168-1.

Speicher PJ, Nussbaum DP, Scarborough JE, Zani S, White RR, Blazer DG 3rd, Mantyh CR, Tyler DS, Clary BM. Wound classification reporting in HPB surgery: can a single word change public perception of institutional performance? HPB (Oxford). 2014 May 23.

Speicher PJ, Nussbaum DP, White RR, Zani S, Mosca PJ, Blazer DG 3rd, Clary BM, Pappas TN, Tyler DS, Perez A. Defining the Learning Curve for Team-Based Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jun 13.

Nussbaum DP, Zani S, Penne K, Speicher PJ, Stinnett SS, Clary BM, White RR, Tyler DS, Blazer DG 3rd. Feeding Jejunostomy Tube Placement in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy: An Ongoing Dilemma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Jun 25.

Nussbaum DP, Penne K, Stinnett SS, Speicher PJ, Cocieru A, Blazer DG 3rd, Zani S, Clary BM, Tyler DS, White RR. A standardized care plan is associated with shorter hospital length of stay in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy. J Surg Res. 2014 Jun 26. pii: S0022-4804(14)00584-8.

Nussbaum DP, Speicher PJ, Gulack BC, Ganapathi AM, Keenan JE, Stinnett SS, Kirsch DG, Tyler DS, Blazer DG 3rd. The effect of neoadjuvant radiation therapy on perioperative outcomes among patients undergoing resection of retroperitoneal sarcomas. Surg Oncol. 2014 Jul 23. pii: S0960-7404(14)00048-6.

Nussbaum DP, Speicher PJ, Ganapathi AM, Englum BR, Keenan JE, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Laparoscopic Versus Open Low Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer: Results from the National Cancer Data Base. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Aug 5.

Nussbaum DP, Speicher PJ, Gulack BC, Ganapathi AM, Englum BR, Kirsch DG, Tyler DS, Blazer DG 3rd. Long-term Oncologic Outcomes After Neoadjuvant Radiation Therapy for Retroperitoneal Sarcomas. Ann Surg. 2014 Sep 1.

Speicher PJ, Englum BR, Ganapathi AM, Nussbaum DP, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Robotic Low Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer: A National Perspective on Short-term Oncologic Outcomes. Ann Surg. 2014 Nov 17.

Nussbaum DP, Speicher PJ, Gulack BC, Hartwig MG, Onaitis MW, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Defining the Role of Adjuvant Chemotherapy After Lobectomy for Typical Bronchopulmonary Carcinoid Tumors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec 10.

Nussbaum DP, Speicher PJ, Gulack BC, Keenan JE, Ganapathi AM, Englum BR, Tyler DS, Blazer DG 3rd. Management of 1- to 2-cm Carcinoid Tumors of the Appendix: Using the National Cancer Data Base to Address Controversies in General Surgery.  J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Jan 22.

Keenan JE, Gulack BC, Nussbaum DP, Green CL, Vaslef SN, Shapiro ML, Scarborough JE. Optimal timing of tracheostomy after trauma without associated head injury. J Surg Res. 2015 Mar 31.

Hou CH, Lazarides AL, Speicher PJ, Nussbaum DP, Blazer DG 3rd, Kirsch DG, Brigman BE, Eward WC. The Use of Radiation Therapy in Localized High-Grade Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Potential Impact on Survival. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Jun 4.

Lazarides AL, Eward WC, Speicher PJ, Hou CH, Nussbaum DP, Green C, Blazer DG 3rd, Kirsch DG, Brigman BE. The Use of Radiation Therapy in Well-Differentiated Soft Tissue Sarcoma of the Extremities: An NCDB Review. Sarcoma. 2015;2015:186581.

Sun Z, Nussbaum DP, Speicher PJ, Czito BG, Tyler DS, Blazer DG 3rd. Neoadjuvant radiation therapy does not increase perioperative morbidity among patients undergoing gastrectomy for gastric cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Jul 14.

Keenan JE, Speicher PJ, Nussbaum DP, Adam MA, Miller TE, Mantyh CR, Thacker JK. Improving Outcomes in Colorectal Surgery by Sequential Implementation of Multiple Standardized Care Programs. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Aug;221(2):404-414.

Lane WO, Cramer CK, Nussbaum DP, Speicher PJ, Gulack BC, Czito BG, Kirsch DG,  Tyler DS, Blazer DG 3rd. Analysis of perioperative radiation therapy in the surgical treatment of primary and recurrent retroperitoneal sarcoma. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Aug 4.

Sun Z, Shenoi MM, Nussbaum DP, Keenan JE, Gulack BC, Tyler DS, Speicher PJ, Blazer DG 3rd. Feeding jejunostomy tube placement during resection of gastric cancers. J Surg Res. 2015 Jul 16.

Gulack BC, Englum BR, Lo DD, Nussbaum DP, Keenan JE, Scarborough JE, Shapiro ML. Leukopenia is associated with worse but not prohibitive outcomes following emergent abdominal surgery. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Sep;79(3):437-443.

Nussbaum DP, Pappas TN, Perez A. Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy in the Western Patient Population: Tips, Techniques, and Evidence-based Practice. Surg Laparosc  Endosc Percutan Tech. 2015 Oct 21.

Sun Z, Kim J, Adam MA, Nussbaum DP, Speicher PJ, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Minimally Invasive Versus Open Low Anterior Resection: Equivalent Survival in a National Analysis of 14,033 Patients With Rectal Cancer. Ann Surg. 2015 Oct 22.

Nussbaum DP, Adam MA, Youngwirth LM, Ganapathi AM, Roman SA, Tyler DS, Sosa JA, Blazer DG 3rd. Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy Does Not Improve Use or Time to Initiation of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Patients With Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Nov 5.

Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Nussbaum DP, Benrashid E, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Determining the Optimal Timing for Initiation of Adjuvant Chemotherapy After Resection for Stage II and III Colon Cancer. Dis Colon Rectum. 2016 Feb;59(2):87-93.

Gulack BC, Nussbaum DP, Keenan JE, Ganapathi AM, Sun Z, Worni M, Migaly J, Mantyh CR. Surgical Resection of the Primary Tumor in Stage IV Colorectal Cancer  Without Metastasectomy Is Associated With Improved Overall Survival Compared With Chemotherapy/Radiation Therapy Alone. Dis Colon Rectum. 2016 Apr;59(4):299-305.

Nussbaum DP, Rushing CN, Lane WO, Cardona DM, Kirsch DG, Peterson BL, Blazer DG 3rd. Preoperative or postoperative radiotherapy versus surgery alone for retroperitoneal sarcoma: a case-control, propensity score-matched analysis of a nationwide clinical oncology database. Lancet Oncol. 2016 May 17. pii: S1470-2045(16)30050-X.

Lidsky ME, Sun Z, Nussbaum DP, Adam MA, Speicher PJ, Blazer DG 3rd. Going the  Extra Mile: Improved Survival for Pancreatic Cancer Patients Traveling to High-volume Centers. Ann Surg. 2016 Jul 15.

Anderson GR, Wardell SE, Cakir M, Crawford L, Leeds JC, Nussbaum DP, Shankar PS, Soderquist RS, Stein EM, Tingley JP, Winter PS, Zieser-Misenheimer EK, Alley  HM, Yllanes A, Haney V, Blackwell KL, McCall SJ, McDonnell DP, Wood KC. PIK3CA mutations enable targeting of a breast tumor dependency through mTOR-mediated MCL-1 translation. Sci Transl Med. 2016 Dec 14;8(369):369ra175.

Lidsky ME, Speicher PJ, Ezekian B, Holt EW, Nussbaum DP, Castleberry AW, Perez A, Pappas TN. Subtotal cholecystectomy for the hostile gallbladder: failure to control the cystic duct results in significant morbidity. HPB (Oxford). 2017 Jun;19(6):547-556.

Youngwirth LM, Nussbaum DP, Thomas S, Adam MA, Blazer DG 3rd, Roman SA, Sosa JA. Nationwide trends and outcomes associated with neoadjuvant therapy in pancreatic cancer: An analysis of 18 243 patients. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Aug;116(2):127-132. doi: 10.1002/jso.24630. Epub 2017 Apr 13.

Warschkow R, Baechtold M, Leung K, Schmied BM, Nussbaum DP, Gloor B, Blazer Iii DG, Worni M. Selective survival advantage associated with primary tumor resection for metastatic gastric cancer in a Western population. Gastric Cancer.  2017 Jun 23. doi: 10.1007/s10120-017-0742-5.

Anderson GR, Winter PS, Lin KH, Nussbaum DP, Cakir M, Stein EM, Soderquist RS, Crawford L, Leeds JC, Newcomb R, Stepp P, Yip C, Wardell SE, Tingley JP, Ali M, Xu M, Ryan M, McCall SJ, McRee AJ, Counter CM, Der CJ, Wood KC. A Landscape of Therapeutic Cooperativity in KRAS Mutant Cancers Reveals Principles for Controlling Tumor Evolution. Cell Rep. 2017 Jul 25;20(4):999-1015.

Anderson KL Jr, Mulvihill MS, Speicher PJ, Yerokun BA, Gulack BC, Nussbaum DP, Harpole DH Jr, D'Amico TA, Berry MF, Hartwig MG. Adjuvant Chemotherapy Does Not Confer Superior Survival in Patients With Atypical Carcinoid Tumors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul 28.

Leung K, Sun Z, Nussbaum DP, Adam MA, Worni M, Blazer DG 3rd. Minimally invasive gastrectomy for gastric cancer: A national perspective on oncologic outcomes and overall survival. Surg Oncol. 2017 Sep;26(3):324-330.

Lazarides AL, Visgauss JD, Nussbaum DP, Green CL, Blazer DG 3rd, Brigman BE, Eward WC.  Race is an independent predictor of survival in patients with soft tissue sarcoma of the extremities.  BMC Cancer.  2018 Apr 27;18(1):488.

Ong CT, Leung K, Nussbaum DP, Sun Z, Gloor B, Blazer DG 3rd, Worni M.  Open versus laparoscopic portal lymphadenectomy in gallbladder cancer: is there a difference in lymph node yield?  HPB (Oxford).  2018 Jun;20(6):505-513

Lane WO, Nussbaum DP, Sun Z, Blazer DG. Preoperative radiation therapy in the surgical management of gastric and junctional adenocarcinoma: Should lymph node retrieval guidelines be altered?  J Surg Oncol.  2018 Jun;117(8):1708-1715.

Köhn N, Maubach J, Warschkow R, Tsai C, Nussbaum DP, Candinas D, Gloor B, Schmied BM, Blazer DG 3rd, Worni M.  High rate of positive lymph nodes in T1a gallbladder cancer does not translate to decreased survival: a population-based, propensity score adjusted analysis.  HPB (Oxford).  2018 Nov;20(11):1073-1081.

Youngwirth LM, Freischlag K, Nussbaum DP, Benrashid E, Blazer DG.  Primary sarcomas of the pancreas: A review of 253 patients from the National Cancer Data Base.  Surg Oncol.  2018 Dec;27(4):676-680.

Lazarides AL, Kerr DL, Nussbaum DP, Kreulen RT, Somarelli JA, Blazer DG 3rd, Brigman BE, Eward WC.  Soft Tissue Sarcoma of the Extremities: What Is the Value of Treating at High-volume Centers?  Clin Orthop Relat Res.  2019 Apr;477(4):718-727.

Landa K, Freischlag K, Nussbaum DP, Youngwirth LM, Blazer DG 3rd.  Underutilization of surgical resection in patients with pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma. HPB (Oxford).  2019 Jun;21(6):687-694.

Tsai C, Mueller A, Maubach J, Warschkow R, Nussbaum DP, Schmied BM, Blazer D, Gloor B, Worni M. No Difference in Survival between Neo-Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Neo-Adjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy in Gastric Cardia Cancer Patients: A Contemporary View from the National Cancer Database.  Dig Surg.  2019 Jul 24:1-9.

Turner MC, Keenan JE, Rushing CN, Gulack BC, Nussbaum DP, Benrashid E, Hyslop T, Strickler JH, Mantyh CR, Migaly J.  Adjuvant Chemotherapy Improves Survival Following Resection of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer with Pathologic Complete Response.  J Gastrointest Surg.  2019 Aug;23(8):1614-1622. 

Nussbaum DP.  Nanoparticle augmentation of radiotherapy in sarcoma.  Lancet Oncol.   2019 Aug;20(8):1046-1048.

Linda Youngwirth, M.D.

Youngwirth LM, Benavidez J, Sippel R, Chen H. Parathyroid hormone deficiency after total thyroidectomy: incidence and time. Journal of Surgical Research. 2010 Sep; 163(1): 69-71.

Youngwirth LM, Benavidez J, Sippel R, Chen H. Postoperative parathyroid hormone testing decreases symptomatic hypocalcemia and associated emergency room visits after total thyroidectomy. Surgery. 2010 Oct; 148(4): 841-844.

Mazeh H, Benavidez J, Poehls JL, Youngwirth LM, Chen H, Sippel R. In patients with thyroid cancer of follicular cell origin, a family history in one first-degree relative is associated with more aggressive disease. Thyroid. 2012 Jan; 22(1); 3-8.

Pinchot SN, Youngwirth LM, Rajamanickam V, Schaefer S, Sippel R, Chen H. Changes in swallowing-related quality of life after parathyroidectomy for hyperparathyroidism: a prospective cohort study. Oncologist. 2012; 17(10): 1271-6.

Gilmore B, Benrashid E, Youngwirth LM, Lawson JH. Paradoxical embolus following percutaneous thrombectomy of hemodialysis reliable outflow graft. Journal of Vascular Access. 2015 Nov; 16(6): 533-6.

Benrashid E, McCoy CC, Youngwirth LM, Kim J, Manson RJ, Otto JC, Lawson JH. Tissue engineered vascular grafts: Origins, development, and current strategies for clinical application. Methods. 2016 Apr; 15(88): 13-9.

Youngwirth LM, Adam MA, Scheri RP, Roman SA, Sosa JA. Patients treated at low volume centers have higher rates of incomplete resection and compromised outcomes: An analysis of 31,129 patients with papillary thyroid cancer. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2016 Feb; 23(2): 403-9.

Adam MA, Youngwirth LM, Scheri RP, Roman SA, Sosa, JA. Same thyroid cancer, different national practice guidelines: When discordant ATA and NCCN surgical recommendations are associated with compromised patient outcome. Surgery. 2016 Jan; 159(1): 41-50.

Nussbaum DP, Adam MA, Youngwirth LM, Ganapathi AM, Roman SA, Tyler DS, Sosa JA, Blazer DG. Minimally invasive pancreaticoduodenectomy does not improve use or time to initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2016 Mar; 23(3): 1026-33.

Adam MA, Thomas S, Youngwirth LM, Hyslop T, Reed SD, Scheri RP, Roman SA, Sosa, JA. Is there a minimum number of thyroidectomies a surgeon should perform to optimize patient outcomes? Annals of Surgery. 2016 Mar. In press.

Goffredo P, Robinson TJ, Youngwirth LM, Roman SA, Sosa JA. Intensity modulated radiation therapy use for the localized treatment of thyroid cancer: National practice patterns and outcomes. Endocrine. 2016 Sep; 53(3): 761-73.

Youngwirth LM, Jillard CL, Scheri RP, Roman SA, Sosa JA. Radioactive iodine treatment is associated with improved survival for patients with hurthle cell carcinoma. Thyroid. 2016 Jul; 26(7): 959-64.

Anderson KL, Youngwirth LM, Scheri RP, Stang MT, Roman SA, Sosa JA. T1a versus T1b differentiated thyroid cancers: Do we need to make this distinction? Thyroid. 2016 Aug; 26(8): 1046-52.

Pontius LN, Youngwirth LM, Thomas SM, Scheri RP, Roman SA, Sosa JA. Lymphovascular invasion is associated with survival for papillary thyroid cancer. Endocrine Related Cancer. 2016 Jul; 23(7): 555-62.

Youngwirth LM, Adam MA, Scheri RP, Roman SA, Sosa JA. Extrathyroidal extension is associated with compromised survival in patients with thyroid cancer. Thyroid. 2017 May; 27(5): 626-31.

Benrashid E, Youngwirth LM, Mureebe L, Lawson JH. Operative and perioperative management of infected arteriovenous grafts. Journal of Vascular Access. 2017 Jan; 18(1): 13-21.

Adam MA, Thomas S, Youngwirth LM, Pappas T, Roman SA, Sosa JA. Defining a hospital volume threshold for minimally invasive pancreaticoduodenectomy in the United States. JAMA Surgery. 2017 Apr; 152(4): 336-42.

Adam MA, Thomas S, Youngwirth LM, Hyslop T, Reed SD, Scheri RP, Roman SA, Sosa JA. Is there a minimum number of thyroidectomies a surgeon should perform to optimize patient outcomes? Annals of Surgery. 2017 Feb; 265(2): 402-7.

Bendersky V, Sun Z, Adam MA, Rushing C, Kim J, Youngwirth LM, Turner M, Migaly J, Mantyh CR. Determining the optimal quantitative threshold for preoperative albumin level before elective colorectal surgery. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2017 Apr; 21(4): 692-9.

Youngwirth LM, Nussbaum DP, Thomas S, Adam MA, Blazer DG 3rd, Roman SA, Sosa JA. Nationwide trends and outcomes associated with neoadjuvant therapy in pancreatic cancer: an analysis of 18,243 patients. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2017 Aug; 116(2): 127-32. 

Beasley GM, Hu Y, Youngwirth LM, Scheri RP, Salama AK, Rossfield K, Gardezi S, Agnese DM, Howard JH, Tyler DS, Slingluff CL Jr, Terando AM. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2017 Sep; 24(9): 2728-33.

Anderson KL, Ruel E, Adam MA, Thomas S, Youngwirth LM, Stang MT, Scheri RP, Roman SA, Sosa JA. American Journal of Surgery. 2017 Nov; 214(5): 914-9.

Youngwirth LM, Boughey JC, Hwang ES. Surgery versus monitoring and endocrine therapy for low-risk DCIS: The COMET trial. Bulletin of the American College of Surgery. 2017 Jan; 102(1): 62-3. 

Youngwirth LM, Adam MA, Thomas SM, Roman SA, Sosa JA, Scheri RP.  Pediatric thyroid cancer patients referred to high-volume facilities have improved short-term outcomes.  Surgery.  2018 Feb;163(2):361-366.

Youngwirth LM, Freischlag K, Nussbaum DP, Benrashid E, Blazer DG.  Primary sarcomas of the pancreas: A review of 253 patients from the National Cancer Data Base.  Surg Oncol.  2018 Dec;27(4):676-680.

Landa K, Freischlag K, Nussbaum DP, Youngwirth LM, Blazer DG 3rd.  Underutilization of surgical resection in patients with pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma. HPB (Oxford).  2019 Jun;21(6):687-694.