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Morgan Cox, M.D., M.H.S.

  1. Leraas H, Cox ML, Gilmore B, Chang D, Rhodin K, Freishlag K, Sudan R, Migaly J, Haney J.  Medical Student Involvement and Learning Objectives in Morbidity and Mortality Conferences: A National Survey of the Association for Surgical Education’s Academy of Clerkship Directors. J Surg Educ. 2019 Sep 6. pii: S1931-7204(19)30312-5.  doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2019.07.010.
  2. Nasir BS, Mulvihill MS, Barac YD, Bishawi M, Cox ML, Megna DJ, Haney JC, Klapper JA, Daneshmand MA, Hartwig MG.  Single lung transplantation in patients with severe secondary pulmonary hypertension.  J Heart Lung Transplant.  2019 Sep;38(9):939-948. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2019.06.014. PMID: 31495410.
  3. Wang A, Li Z, Kosinski AS, Yerokun B, Cox ML, Gulack BC, Sherwood MW, Lopes RD, Inohara T, Thourani V, Kirtane AJ, Holmes D, Hughes GC, Harrision JK, Smith PK, Vemulapalli S.  Relation of postdischarge care fragmentation and outcomes in transcatheter aortic valve replacement implantation from the STS/ACC TVT Registry.  Am J Cardiol. 2019 Sep 15;124(6):912-919. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2019.06.005. PMID: 31375245.
  4. Turner MC, Talbott M, Reed C, Sun Z, Cox ML, Ezekian B, Sherman KL, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Disparities in colostomy reversal after Hartmann’s procedure for diverticulitis.  Tech Coloproctol. 2019 May;23(5):445-451. doi: 10.1007/s10151-019-01995-y.  PMID: 31062196.
  5. Moore CB, Cox ML, Mulvihill MS, Klapper JA, D’Amico TA, Hartwig MG. Challenging 30-day mortality as a site-specific quality metric in non-small cell lung cancer.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.  2019 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30702-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.02.123.  PMID: 31056356.
  6. Kogon BE, Oster ME, Wallace A, Chiswell K, Hill KD, Cox ML, Jacobs JP, Pasquali S, Karamlou T, Jacobs ML.  Readmission Following Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery: An analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.  Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)30185-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.01.009 PMID: 30742819.
  7. Appelbaum LG, Deng ZD, Palmer H, Beynel L, Watts A, Young JR, Lisanby SH, Migaly, J, Cox ML. Proceedings #2: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation to Enhance Laparoscopic Technical Skill Learning: A Preregistered Randomized Controlled Trial.  Brain Stimulation. 2019. 12(2) e57-e59.
  8. Cox ML, Mulvihill MS, Choi AY, Bishawi M, Osho AA, Haney JC, Daneshmand M, Klapper JA, Wolfe CR, Hartwig MG.  Implications following the Decline of Increased Risk Donor Offers on Waitlist Survival in Lung Transplantation.  J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Nov 6;72(19):2408-2409. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.07.097  PMID: 30384897
  9. Ranney DN, Williams JB, Mulder H, Wojdyla D, Cox ML, Gibson CM, Mack MJ, Daneshmand MA, Alexander JH, Lopes RD.  Comparison of Outcomes and Frequency of Graft Failure With Use of Free Versus In-Situ Internal Mammary Artery Bypass Conduits (From the PREVENT IV Trial). Am J Cardiol. 2019 Feb 15;123(4):571-575. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.11.029. PMID: 30538035.
  10. Freischlag K, Ezekian B, Schroder PM, Mulvihill S, Cox ML, Hartwig MG, Knechtle SJ.  A propensity matched survival analysis: Do simultaneous liver-lung transplant recipients need a liver? Transplantation.  2019 Aug;103(8):1675-1682. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002529. PMID: 30444805.
  11. Yang CJ, Shah S, Lin BK, Vandusen K, Chan DY, Tan W, Ranney D, Cox ML, D’Amico TA, Berry MF.  Right-sided vs left-sided pneumonectomy after induction therapy for non-small-cell lung cancer.  Ann Thorac Surg.  2019 Apr;107(4):1074-1081. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.10.009.  PMID: 30448482.
  12. Barac YD, Mulvihill MS, Cox ML, Bishawi M, Klapper J, Haney J, Daneshmand M, Hartwig MG.  Implications of blood group on lung transplantation rates: A propensity-matched registry analysis.  J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 Jan;38(1):73-82. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2018.09.013.  PMID: 30366846.
  13. Mulvihill MS, Cox ML, Bishawi M, Osho AA, Yerokun BA, Wolfe CR, Patel CB, Hartwig MG, Milano CA, Schroder JN. Implications of the Refusal of Increased Risk Donor Offers on Waitlist Survival in Heart Transplantation.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Nov 6;72(19):2408-2409. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.07.097.  PMID: 30384897.
  14. Watson J, Mulvihill MS, Cox ML, Rich L, Wolfe CR, Gray A, Hartwig MG.  Early experience with the use of hepatitis C antibody-positive, nucleic acid testing-negative donor in lung transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2019 Mar;33(3):e13476. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13476. PMID: 30609162.
  15. Hutchins AR, Manson RJ, Lerebours R, Farjat AE, Cox ML, Mann BP, Zani S Jr.  Objective assessment of the early stages of the learning curve for a the Senhance Surgical Robotic System.  J Surg Educ. 2019 Jan - Feb;76(1):201-214. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2018.06.026.  PMID: 30098933.
  16. Cox ML, Risucci DA, Gilmore BF, Nag UP, Turner MC, Sprinkle SR, Migaly J, Sudan R. Validation of the Omni: A novel, multi-modality, and longitudinal surgical skills assessment.  J Surg Educ. 2018 Nov;75(6):e218-e228. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2018.10.012. PMID: 30522827.
  17. Cox ML, Farjat AE, Risoli TJ, Peskoe S, Goldstein BA, Turner DA, Migaly J.  Documenting or Operating: Where is Time Spent in General Surgery Residency?  J Surg Educ. 2018 Nov;75(6):e97-e106. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2018.10.010.  PMID: 30522828.
  18. Wang A, Brennan JM, Zhang S, Jung S, Yerokun B, Cox ML, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Suri RM, Thourani V, Halkos MD, Gammie JS, Gillinov AM, Smith PK, Glower D.  Robotic Mitral Valve Repair in Older Individuals: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.  Ann Thoracic Surg. 2018 Nov;106(5):1388-1393. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.05.074.  PMID: 29966592.
  19. Freischlag K, Schroder PM, Ezekian B, Cox ML, Mulvihill MS, Hartwig MG, Knechtle SJ.  Improved survival in simultaneous lung-liver recipients and candidates in the modern era of lung allocation.  J Surg Res. 2018 Nov;231:395-402. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2018.06.007.  PMID: 30278959.
  20. Mulvihill MS, Cox ML, Becerra DC, Watson JA, Voigt SJ, Yerokun BA, Speicher PJ, D’Amico TA, Tong B, Hartwig MG.  Higher Utilization of Surgery Confers Superior Survival in Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.  Ann Thoracic Surg. 2018 Nov;106(5):1533-1540. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.05.066.  PMID: 29959940.
  21. Krantz SB, Howington JA, Wood DE, Kim KW, Kosinski AK, Cox ML, Kim S, Mulligan MS, Farjah F.  Invasive Mediastinal Staging for Lung Cancer by Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Participants.  Ann Thoracic Surg. 2018 Oct;106(4):1055-1062. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.05.012.  PMID: 29883646.
  22. Cox ML, Gulack BC, He X, Williams ML, Thourani VH, Jacobs JP, Brennan JM, Daneshmand MA, Acharya D.  Outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with myocardial infarction, cardiogenic shock, and unresponsive neurologic state: Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons database.  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg.  2018 Oct 1;54(4):710-716. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezy114.  PMID: 29554232.
  23. Leraas H, Cox ML, Bendersky VA, Sprinkle SS, Gilmore BF, Gunasingha RM, Tracy ET, Sudan R.  Instituting a surgical skills competition increases technical performance of surgical clerkship students over time.  J Surg Educ.  2018 May - Jun;75(3):644-649. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2017.09.007.  PMID: 28988956.
  24. Gulack BC, Cox ML, Yang CJ, Speicher PJ, Kara HV, D’Amico TA, Berry MF, Hartwig MG.  Survival after radiation for stage I and II non-small cell lung cancer with positive margins.  J Surg Res. 2018 March;223:94-101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2017.10.025. PMID: 29433891.
  25. Ranney DN, Cox ML, Yerokun BA, Benrashid E, McCann RL, Hughes GC.  Long-term results of endovascular repair for descending thoracic aortic aneurysms.  J Vasc Surg.  2018 Feb;67(2):363-368. S0741-5214(17):31782-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.06.094.  PMID: 28847657.
  26. Cox ML, Adam MA, Shenoi MM, Turner MC, Sun Z, Mantyh CR, Migaly J.  Resected irradiated rectal cancers: Are twelve lymph nodes really necessary in the era of neoadjuvant therapy? Am J Surg. 2018 Sep;216(3):444-449. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.08.014.  PMID: 28890055.
  27. Cox ML, Yang CHJ, Speicher PJ, Anderson KL, Fitch ZW, Gu L, Davis RP, D’Amico TA, Hartwig MG, Harpole D, Berry MF. The role of extent of surgical resection and lymph node assessment for clinical stage I pulmonary lepidic adenocarcinoma. J Thorac Oncol. 2017 Apr;12(4):689-696. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2017.01.003.  PMID: 28082103.

Brian Ezekian, M.D.

  1. Gilmore BF, Adam MA, Rhodin K, Turner MC, Ezekian B, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Evolution of a Minimally Invasive Surgery for Rectal Cancer: Update from the National Cancer Database. Surg Endosc, 2020.
  2. Ellis M, Collins B, Ezekian B, Knechtle SJ. Medical Evaluation of the Living Donor. Kidney Transplantation, 8th Edition, 2020: 104-114.
  3. Kwun J, Ezekian B, Manook M, Park JB, Yoon J, Freischlag K, Song M, Farris AB, Sloan-Lancaster J, Fortier C, Rao P, Knechtle SJ. Targeting Calcium Release-Activated Calcium (CRAC) Channel is not Sufficient to Prevent Rejection in Non-Human Primate Kidney Transplantation. Transplantation, 2019.
  4. Scheuermann U, Truong T, Seyferth ER, Freischlag K, Gao Q, Yerxa J, Ezekian B, Davis RP, Schroder PM, Peskoe SB, Barbas AD. Kidney Donor Profile Index is a Reliable Alternative to Liver Donor Risk Index in Quantifying Graft Quality in Liver Transplantation. Transplant Dir, 2019.
  5. Ezekian B, Schroder PM, Mulvihill MS, Barbas AD, Collins B, Freischlag K, Yoon J, Yi J, Smith F, Olaso D, Saccoccio F, Permar S, Farris AB, Kwun J, Knechtle SJ. Pretransplant Desensitization with Costimulation Blockade and Proteasome Inhibitor Reduces DSA and Delays Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Highly Sensitized Non-Human Primate Kidney Transplant Recipients. J Am Soc Nephrol, 2019.
  6. Schroder PM, Turner MC, Ezekian B, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Identifying Factors Associated with Underuse of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Stage III Colon Cancer. J Dig Dis Hepatol, 2019.
  7. Talbott M, Turner MC, Reed CR, Sun Z, Cox ML, Ezekian B, Sherman KL, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Disparities in Continent Reconstruction after Hartmann’s Procedure for Diverticulitis. Tech Coloproctol, 2019.
  8. Mulvihill MS, Samy K, Gao Q, Schmitz R, Davis RP, Ezekian B, Leopardi F, How T, Song M, Williams K, Barbas AS, Collins B, Kirk AD. Secondary Lymphoid Tissue and Costimulation-Blockade Resistant Rejection: A Nonhuman Primate Renal Transplant Study. Am J Transpl, 2019.
  9. Leraas HJ, Kuchibhatla M, Nag UP, Kim J, Reed CR, Ezekian B, Rice HE, Tracy ET, Adibe OO. Cervical Seatbelt Sign is not Associated with Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Children: A Review of the National Trauma Databank. Am J Surg, 2018.
  10. Ezekian B, Mulvihill MS, Schroder PM, Gilmore BF, Leraas HJ, Gulack BC, Commander SJ, Mavis AM, Kreissman SG, Knechtle SJ, Tracy ET, Barbas AD. Improved Contemporary Outcomes of Liver Transplantation for Pediatric Hepatoblastoma and Hepatocellcular Carcinoma. Pediatr Transplant, 2018.
  11. Freischlag K, Ezekian B, Schroder PM, Mulvihill MS, Cox ML, Hartwig MG, Knechtle SJ. A Propensity Matched Survival Analysis: Do Simultaneous Liver-Lung Transplant Recipients Need a Liver? Transplantation, 2018.
  12. Burghuber C, Manook M, Ezekian B, Gibby A, Leopardi F, Song M, Jenks J, Saccoccio F, Permar S, Farris AB, Iwakoshi N, Kwun J, Knechtle SJ. Dual Targeting: Combining Costimulation Blockade and Bortezomib to Permit Kidney Transplantation in Sensitized Recipients. Am J Transpl, 2018.
  13. Freischlag K, Adam MA, Turner MC, Watson J, Ezekian B, Schroder PM, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. With Widespread Adoption of MIS Colectomy for Colon Cancer, Does Hospital Type Matter? Surg Endosc, 2018.
  14. Freischlag K, Schroder PM, Ezekian B, Cox ML, Mulvihill MS, Hartwig MG, Knechtle SJ. Improved Survival in Simultaneous Lung-Liver Recipients and Candidates in the Modern Era of Lung Allocation. J Surg Res, 2018.
  15. 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. J Clin Exp Transpl, 2018.
  16. Ezekian B, Adam MA, Turner MC, Gilmore BF, Freischlag K, Leraas HJ, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Local Excision Results in Comparable Survival to Radical Resection for Early Stage Rectal Carcinoid. J Surg Res, 2018.
  17. Ezekian B, Schroder PM, Freischlag K, Yoon J, Kwun J, Knechtle SJ. Contemporary Strategies and Barriers to Transplantation Tolerance. Transplantation, 2018.
  18. Ezekian B, Leraas HJ, Englum BR, Gilmore BF, Reed CR, Fitzgerald TN, Rice HE, Tracy ET. Outcomes of Laparoscopic Resection of Meckel’s Diverticulum Are Equivalent to Open Laparotomy. J Pediatr Surg, 2018.
  19. Freischlag K, Messina J, Ezekian B, Mulvihill MS, Barbas AS, Berg C, Sudan D, Reynolds JM, Hartwig MG, Knechtle SJ. Single Center Long-Term Analysis of Combined Liver-Lung Transplant Outcomes. Transpl Dir, 2018.
  20. Leraas HJ, Rosenberger LH, Ren Y, Ezekian B, Nag UP, Reed CR, Thomas SM, Hwang ES, Tracy ET. Pediatric Phyllodes Tumors: A Review of the National Cancer Database and Adherence to NCCN Guidelines for Phyllodes Tumor Treatment. J Pediatr Surg, 2018.
  21. Schroder PM, Ezekian B, Ford M, Knechtle SJ, Kwun J. Commentary: Belatacept Does Not Inhibit Follicular T Cell-Dependent B-Cell Differentiation in Kidney Transplantation. Front Immunol, 2017.
  22. 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 by Age and Weight at Time of Surgery. J Pediatr Surg, 2017.
  23. Leraas HJ, Kim J, Sun Z, Ezekian B, Gulack BC, Reed CR, Tracy ET. Solid Pseudopapillary Neoplasm in Children and Adults: A National Study of 369 Patients. Pediatr Hematol Oncol, 2017.
  24. Kwun J, Burghuber C, Manook M, Ezekian B, Park JB, Yoon J, Yi J, Iwakoshi N, Gibby A, Hong JJ, Farris AB, Kirk AD, Knechtle SJ. Successful Desensitization with Proteasome Inhibition and Costimulation Blockade in Sensitized Non-human Primates. Blood Adv, 2017.
  25. Ezekian B, Englum BR, Gulack BC, Rialon KL, Kim J, Talbot LJ, Adibe OO, Routh JC, Tracy LT, Rice HE. Comparing Oncologic Outcomes after Minimally Invasive and Open Surgery for Pediatric Neuroblastoma and Wilms Tumor. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 2017.
  26. Ezekian B, Mulvihill MS, Freischlag K, Yerokun BA, Davis RP, Hartwig MG, Knechtle SJ, Barbas AS. Elevated HbA1c in Donor Organs from Patients without a Diagnosis of Diabetes Portends Worse Liver Allograft Survival. Clin Transplant, 2017.
  27. Ezekian B, Perez A, Pappas TN. Management of Bleeding Peptic Ulcer Disease. Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management, 2nd Edition, 2017: 51-61.
  28. Ezekian B, Englum B, 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. Pediatr Hematol Oncol, 2017.
  29. Leung K, Ezekian B, Galeotti J, Cardona D, Blazer DG. A Giant Soft Tissue Lesion of the Male Perineum: Unusual Presentation of a Cellular Angiofibroma. Case Rep Clin Path, 2017.
  30. Ezekian B, Englum B, Gilmore BF, Nag UP, Kim J, Leraas HJ, Routh JC, Rice HE, Tracy ET. Renal Medullary Carcinoma: A National Analysis of 159 Patients. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 2017.
  31. 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. Am J Surg, 2017.
  32. 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, 2017.
  33. Turner MC, Adam M, Sun Z, Kim J, Ezekian B, 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." Ann Surg, 2017.
  34. Leraas HJ, Ong CT, Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Gilmore BF, Ezekian B, Nag US, 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. J Gastrointest Surg, 2017.
  35. Ezekian B, Englum BR, Gilmore BF, Kim J, Leraas HJ, Rice HE. Onychocryptosis in the Pediatric Patient: Review and Management Techniques. Clin Pediatr, 2017.
  36. Kim J, Sun Z, Ezekian B, Schooler GR, Prasad VK, Kurtzberg J, Rice HE, Tracy ET. Gallbladder Abnormalities in Children with Metachromic Leukodystrophy. J Surg Res, 2017.
  37. Gilmore BF, Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Ezekian B, Ong CT, Migaly J, Mantyh C. Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Versus Standard Laparoscopic Colectomy: Are Outcomes and Operative Time Different? J Gastrointest Surg, 2016.
  38. Gilmore B, Ezekian B, Sun Z, Peterson A, Mantyh CR. Urinary Dysfunction in the Rectal Cancer Survivor. Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports, 2016: 1-8.
  39. 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. J Gastrointest Surg, 2016.
  40. Turner MC, Adam M, Sun Z, Kim J, Ezekian B, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Insurance Status, Not Race, is Associated with Use of Minimally Invasive Approach for Rectal Cancer. Ann Surg, 2016.
  41. Hu Y, Ezekian B, Wells KM, Burks SG, Jones DR, Lau CL, Schirmer BD, Kozower BD. Long Term Satisfaction and Medication Dependence after Antireflux Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg, 2013.

Michael Mulvihill, M.D.

  1. Esposito VR, Yerokun BA, Mulvihill MS, Cox ML, Andrew BY, Yang CJ, Choi AY, Moore C, D'Amico TA, Tong BC, Hartwig MG. Resection of the irradiated esophagus: the impact of lymph node yield on survival. Dis Esophagus. 2020 Mar 2. pii:doaa007. doi:10.1093/dote/doaa007. PubMed PMID: 32115648.
  2. Mulvihill MS, Lee HJ, Weber J, Choi AY, Cox ML, Yerokun BA, Bishawi MA, Klapper J, Kuchibhatla M, Hartwig MG. Variability in donor organ offer acceptance and lung transplantation survival. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Jan 21. pii: S1053-2498(20)30013-9. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2019.12.010. PMID: 32029400.
  3. Ezekian B, Schroder PM, Mulvihill MS, Barbas A, Collins B, Freischlag K, Yoon J, Yi JS, Smith F, Olaso D, Saccoccio FM, Permar S, Farris AB, Kwun J, Knechtle SJ. Pretransplant Desensitization with Costimulation Blockade and Proteasome Inhibitor Reduces DSA and Delays Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Highly Sensitized Nonhuman Primate Kidney Transplant Recipients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Oct 28. pii: ASN.2019030304. doi:10.1681/ASN.2019030304. PubMed PMID: 31658991.
  4. Osho AA, Bishawi MM, Mulvihill MS, Axtell AL, Hirji SA, Spencer PJ, Heng EE, D'Alessandro DA, Melnitchouk S, Hartwig MG, Villavicencio MA. Failure to rescue contributes to center-level differences in mortality after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31230-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.07.013. PMID: 3147000
  5. Jawitz OK, Raman V, Barac Y, Mulvihill MS, Moore C, Choi AY, Hartwig M, Klapper J.  Impact of donor brain death duration on outcomes following lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.05.026. PMID: 31271742
  6. Nasir BS, Mulvihill MS, Barac YD, Bishawi M, Cox ML, Megna DJ, Haney JC, Klapper JA, Daneshmand MA, Hartwig MG. Single lung transplantation in patients with severe secondary pulmonary hypertension. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 Sep;38(9):939-948. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2019.06.014. Epub 2019 Jul 4. PubMed PMID: 31495410.
  7. Samy KP, Gao Q, Davis RP, Song M, Fitch ZW, Mulvihill MS, MacDonald AL, Leopardi FV, How T, Williams KD, Devi GR, Collins BH, Luo X, Kirk AD. The role of human CD46 in early xenoislet engraftment in a dual transplant model. Xenotransplantation. 2019 Jun 20:e12540. doi: 10.1111/xen.12540. PMID: 31219218
  8. Glaser TS, Mulvihill MS, Freedman SF. Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (ECP) for childhood glaucoma: a large single-center cohort experience. J AAPOS. 2019 Mar 16. pii:S1091-8531(19)30066-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2018.10.014. PMID: 30890461
  9. Mulvihill MS, Samy KP, Gao QA, 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. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15365. PMID: 30891931.
  10. Moore CB, Cox ML, Mulvihill MS, Klapper J, D'Amico TA, Hartwig MG. Challenging 30-day mortality as a site-specific quality metric in non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30702-0. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.02.123. PMID: 31056356.
  11. Watson J, Mulvihill MS, Cox ML, ElLaissi L, Wolfe CR, Gray A, Hartwig MG. Early Experience with the use of Hepatitis C Antibody-Positive, Nucleic Acid Testing-Negative Donors in Lung Transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2019 Jan 4:e13476. doi:10.1111/ctr.13476. PubMed PMID: 30609162.
  12. Cox ML, Mulvihill MS, Choi AY, Bishawi M, Osho AA, Haney JC, Daneshmand M, Klapper JA, Wolfe CR, Hartwig M. Implications of declining donor offers with increased risk of disease transmission on waiting list survival in lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 Mar;38(3):295-305. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2018.12.012. Epub 2018 Dec 21. PMID: 30773195
  13. Rucker AJ, Anderson KL, Mulvihill MS, Yerokun BA, Barbas AS, Hartwig MG.  Simultaneous Versus Sequential Heart-liver Transplantation: Ideal Strategies for Organ Allocation. Transplant Direct. 2018 Dec 19;5(1):e415. doi:10.1097/TXD.0000000000000854. eCollection 2019 Jan. PubMed PMID: 30656213 PMCID: PMC6324910.
  14. Mulvihill MS, Barac YD, Cox ML, Bishawi M, Klapper J, Haney J, Daneshmand M, Hartwig MG. Implications of blood group on lung transplantation rates: A propensitymatched registry analysis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Sep 25. pii: S1053-2498(18)31660-7. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2018.09.013. PMID: 30366846.
  15. Ezekian B, Mulvihill MS, Schroder PM, Gilmore BF, Leraas HJ, Gulack BC, Commander S, Mavis AM, Kreissman SG, Knechtle SJ, Tracy ET, Barbas AS. Improved contemporary outcomes of liver transplantation for pediatric hepatoblastoma and hepatocellular carcinoma. Pediatr Transplant. 2018 Oct 19:e13305. doi: 10.1111/petr.13305. PMID: 30341782.
  16. Freischlag K, Ezekian B, Schroder PM, Mulvihill MS, Cox ML, Hartwig MG, Knechtle S.  A Propensity Matched Survival Analysis: Do Simultaneous Liver-Lung Transplant Recipients Need a Liver? Transplantation. 2018 Nov 15. doi:10.1097/TP.0000000000002529. PMID: 30444805
  17. Mulvihill MS, Cox ML, Bishawi M, Osho AA, Yerokun BA, Wolfe CR, DeVore A, Patel CB, Hartwig MG, Milano CA, Schroder JN. Decline of Increased Risk Donor Offers on Waitlist Survival in Heart Transplantation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Nov 6;72(19):2408-2409. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.07.097. PMID: 30384897
  18. Gao Q, Mulvihill MS, Scheuermann U, Davis RP, Yerxa J, Yerokun BA, Hartwig MG, Barbas AS. Improving Outcomes in use of Extended Criteria Donors of Liver Allografts: A National Analysis. Accepted to The Annals of Surgery on 5 June, 2018. PMID: 29958229.
  19. Freischlag K, Schroder PM, Ezekian B, Cox ML, Mulvihill MS, Hartwig MG, Knechtle SJ.  Survival in Simultaneous Lung-Liver Recipients and Candidates in the Modern Era of Lung Allocation. Journal of Surgical Research, 31 May, 2018. PMID: 30278959.
  20. Mulvihill MS, Cox ML, Becerra DC, Watson JA, Voigt SL, Yerokun BA, Speicher PJ, D’Amico TA, Tong B, Hartwig MG. Higher Utilization of Surgery Confers Superior Survival in Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 21 May, 2018. PMID: 29959940.
  21. Freischlag KA, Messina J, Ezekian B, Mulvihill MS, Barbas AS, Berg C, Sudan D, Reynolds J, Hartwig MG, Knechtle S. Single-Center Long-Term Analysis of Combined Liver-Lung Transplant Outcomes. Transplantation Direct. 2018 March 2. DOI:10.1097/TXD.0000000000000785. PMID: 29796420.
  22. Barbas AS, Levy J, Mulvihill MS, Golaracena N, Dib MJ, Al-Ada DP, Cattral MS, Ghanekar A, Greig PD, Grant DR, Sapisochin G, Selzner M, McCluskey SA, McGilvray ID. Liver Transplantation Without Venovenous Bypass: Does Surgical Approach Matter?  Transplantation Direct. DOI: 10.1097/TXD.0000000000000776. PMID: 29796419.
  23. Mulvihill MS, Bendersky VA, Yerokun BA, Ezekian B, Davis RP, Hartwig MG, Barbas AS. Elevated Donor Hemoglobin A1C Impairs Kidney Graft Survival From Deceased Donors With Diabetes Mellitus: A National Analysis. Exp Clin Transplant. 2019 Jan 21. doi: 10.6002/ect.2017.0322. PubMed PMID: 30674242.
  24. Osho AA, Mulvihill MS, Lamba N, Hirji S, Yerokun BA, Bishawi MA, Spencer P, Panda N, Villavicencio M, Hartwig MG. Is Functional Independence Associated with Improved Long-Term Survival After Lung Transplantation? Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2018 March 1. Doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.01.069. PMID: 29501640.
  25. Ranney, DN, Yerokun BA, Mulvihill MS, Hartwig MG. Esophageal Resection after Neoadjuvant Therapy: Understanding the Limitations of Large Database Analyses. Journal of Thoracic Disease. 2017 August; 10.21037/jtd.2017.09.13. PMID: 29268443
  26. Mulvihill MS, Hartwig MG, Daneshmand MA. Lung Transplantation in the Critically-Ill: Forging Ahead. J Thorac Dis. 2017 Sep;9(9):3430-3432. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2017.08.12. PMID: 29221330
  27. Ranney DN, Mulvihill MS, Yerokun BA, Hartwig MG. Reply to Moris et al. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jul 21. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezx253. PMID: 28977389.
  28. Mulvihill MS and Hartwig MG. Getting to Transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2017 Aug 31. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14482. PMID: 28858433.
  29. Gulack BC, Mulvihill MS, Ganapathi AM, Speicher PJ, Chery G, Snyder LD, Davis RD, Hartwig MG. Survival after Lung Transplantation in Recipients with Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Compared to Other Forms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Transpl Int. 2017 Aug 23. doi: 10.1111/tri.13038. PMID: 28833662.
  30. 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. pii: S0003-4975(17)30685-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.011. PMID:28760471.
  31. 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 Jul 1. pii: S1053-2498(17)31880-6. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2017.06.014. Pubmed PMID: 28712677.
  32. Mulvihill MS, Joseph JT, Daneshmand MA, Patel CB, Milano CA, Schroder JN.  Usefulness of 2 centrifugal ventricular assist devices in a total artificial heart configuration:A preliminary report. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 May 20. pii: S1053-2498(17)31800-4. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2017.05.019. PubMed PMID: 28666571.
  33. Ezekian B, Mulvihill MS, Freischlag K, Yerokun BA, Davis RP, Hartwig MG, Knechtle SJ, Barbas AS. Elevated HbA1c in Donor Organs from Patients without a Diagnosis of Diabetes Portends Worse Liver Allograft Survival. Clin Transplant. 2017 Jul 1. doi:10.1111/ctr.13047. PubMed PMID: 28667782.
  34. Mulvihill MS, Song M, Williams KD, Collins BH, Kirk AD. Fatal SV40-associated pneumonia and nephropathy following renal allotransplantation in rhesus macaque. J Med Primatol. 2017 Jul 3. doi: 10.1111/jmp.12285. PubMed. PMID: 28671309.
  35. Ranney DN, Bonadonna D, Yerokun BA, Mulvihill MS, Al-Rawas N, Weykamp M, Gunasingha RM, Bartz RR, Haney JC, Daneshmand MA. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Interfacility Transfer: A Regional Referral Center Experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 30. pii: S0003-4975(17)30591-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.04.028. PMID: 28673618.
  36. Ranney DN, Mulvihill MS, Yerokun BA, Fitch Z, Sun Z, Yang CF, D'Amico TA, Hartwig MG. Surgical Resection After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: What is the Optimal Timing? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 12. doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezx132. PMID: 28498967.
  37. Osho AA, Hirji SA, Castleberry AW, Mulvihill MS, Ganapathi AM, Speicher PJ, Yerokun B, Snyder LD, Davis RD, Hartwig MG. Long-term survival following kidney transplantation in previous lung transplant recipients - An analysis of the UNOS registry.  Clin Transplant. 2017 May;31(5). doi: 10.1111/ctr.12953. Epub 2017 Apr 17. PMID:28295652.
  38. Joseph JT, Mulvihill MS, Yerokun BA, Bell SM, Milano CA, Hartwig MG. Elevated Donor Hemoglobin A1c Does Not Impair Early Survival in Cardiac Transplant Recipients. Clin Transplant. 2017 May 3. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12995. PMID: 28470781.
  39. Mulvihill MS, Gulack BC, Ganapathi AM, Speicher PJ, Englum BR, Hirji SA, Snyder LD, Davis DR, Hartwig MG. The Association of Donor Age and Survival is Independent of Ischemic Time Following Deceased Donor Lung Transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2017 May 3. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12993. PMID: 28470765.
  40. Yerokun BA, Yang CJ, Gulack BC, Li X, Mulvihill MS, Gu L, Wang X, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA, Berry MF, Hartwig MG. A national analysis of wedge resection versus stereotactic body radiation therapy for stage IA non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(17)30639-6. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.02.065. PMID: 28461054.
  41. Anderson KL, Mulvihill MS, Yerokun BA, Speicher PJ, D'Amico TA, Tong BC, Berry MF, Hartwig MG. Induction chemotherapy for cT3N0M0 non-small cell lung cancer increases the rate of complete resection but does not confer improved survival. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 11. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezx091. PMID: 28402406.
  42. Manook M, Kwun J, Burghuber C, Samy K, Mulvihill MS, Yoon J, Xu H, MacDonald AL, Freischlag K, Curfman V, Branum E, Howell D, Farris AB, Smith RA, Sacks S, Dorling A, Mamode N, Knechtle S. Thrombalexin: use of a cytotopic anticoagulant to reduce thrombotic microangiopathy in a highly-sensitized model of kidney transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation. 2017 Feb 22. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14234. PMID:28226413.
  43. Mulvihill MS, Ganapathi AM, Englum BR, Speicher PJ, Gulack BC, Osho AA, Yerokun BA, Snyder LR, Davis D, Hartwig MG. Transplant Size Mismatch in Restrictive Lung Disease. Transpl Int. 2017 Jan 6. doi: 10.1111/tri.12913. PMID: 28058795.
  44. Castleberry A, Mulvihill MS, Yerokun BA, Gulack BC, Englum B, Snyder L, Worni M, Osho AA, Palmer S, Davis RD, Hartwig MG. The Utility of Six-Minute Walk Distance in Predicting Waitlist Mortality for Lung Transplant Candidates. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Dec 30. pii: S1053-2498(16)30494-6. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2016.12.015. PMID:28131666.
  45. Samy KP, Anderson DA, Lo DJ, Mulvihill MS, Song M, Farris AB, Parker BS, MacDonald AL, Lu C, Springer TA, Kachlany SC, Reimann KA, How T, Leopardi FV, Franke KS, Williams KD, Collins BH, Kirk AD. Selective Targeting of High-Affinity LFA-1 Does Not Augment Costimulation Blockade in a Nonhuman Primate Renal Transplantation Model. American Journal of Transplantation 26 November 2016. doi:10.1111/ajt.14141. PMID: 27888551.
  46. Osho AA, Castleberry AW, Yerokun BA, Mulvihill MS, Rucker J, Snyder LD, Davis RD, Hartwig MG. Clinical predictors and outcome implications of early readmission in lung transplant recipients. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Available online 10 November 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2016.11.001.
  47. Gray AL, Mulvihill MS, Hartwig MG. Lung Transplantation at Duke. J Thorac Dis 2016.  doi: 10.3978/ j.issn.2072-1439.2016.02.08. PMID: 27076968.
  48. Yang CJ, Kumar A, Gulack BC, Mulvihill MS, Hartwig MG, Wang X, D’Amico TA, Berry MF. Long-term outcomes after lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer when unsuspected pN2 disease is found: A National Cancer Data Base analysis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 21. pii: S0022-5223(15)02522-2. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.12.028. PMID: 26874598.
  49. Smith PK, Mulvihill MS, D’Amico TD. The History of Duke Thoracic Surgery. Seminars in Thoracic Surgery. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j. semtcvs.2015.10.009. PMID: 26811042.
  50. Speicher PJ, Englum BR, Ganapathi AM, Mulvihill MS, Hartwig MG, Onaitis MW, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Adjuvant chemotherapy is associated with improved survival after esophagectomy without induction therapy for node-positive adenocarcinoma. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 2015;10(1):181-8. Epub 2014/12/10. doi:10.1097/jto.0000000000000384. PMID: 25490005.
  51. Kratz JR, Pham PT, Mulvihill MS, Ziaei F, Ray MR, Hurst JW, Segal MR, Berryman DM, Chu W, He B, Jablons DM, Mann MJ. Analytical Validation of a Practical Molecular Assay Prognostic of Survival in Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Diagn Mol Pathol. 2013 Jun;22(2):65-9. doi: 10.1097/PDM.0b013e318273fb61 PMID: 23628816.
  52. Mulvihill MS, Kratz JR, Jablons DM, He B. Role of Stem Cells in Airway Repair and Implications for the Origins of Lung Cancer. Chin J Cancer. 2013 Feb;32(2):71-4. doi:10.5732/cjc.012.10097. Epub 2012 Nov 1. PMID: 23114089.
  53. Mulvihill MS, Kwon TW, Lee S, Fang LT, Choi H, Ray MR, Kang HC, Mao JH, Jablons DM, Kim IJ. Gremlin is overexpressed in lung adenocarcinoma and increases cell growth and proliferation in normal lung cells. PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e42264. Epub 2012 Aug 1. PMCID: PMC3411619.
  54. Kim JW, Lee S, Lui N, Choi H, Mulvihill MS, Fang LT, Kang HC, Kwon YW, Jablons DM, Kim IJ. A somatic TSHR mutation in a patient with lung adenocarcinoma with bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC), coronary artery disease, and severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Oncol Rep. 2012 Oct;28(4):1225-30. doi:10.3892/or.2012.1938. Epub 2012 Jul 26. PMID: 22842620.
  55. Kratz JR, He J, Van Den Eeden SK, Zhu ZH, Gao W, Pham PT, Mulvihill MS, Ziaei F, Zhang H, Su B, Zhi X, Quesenberry CP, Habel LA, Deng Q, Wang Z, Zhou J, Li H, Huang MC, Yeh CC, Segal MR, Ray MR, Jones KD, Raz DJ, Xu Z, Jahan TM, Berryman D, He B, Mann MJ, Jablons DM. A practical molecular assay to predict survival in resected nonsquamous, non-small-cell lung cancer: development and international validation studies. Lancet. 2012 Mar 3;379(9818):823-32. Epub 2012 Jan 27. PMCID: PMC3294002
  56. Pappas TN and Mulvihill MS. The President’s gallbladder: a historical account of the cholecystectomy of Lyndon Baines Johnson. Surgery. 2010 Jan;147(1):160-6. PMID:20082800

Uttara Nag, M.D.

  1. Kamyszek RW, Leraas HJ, Reed C, Ray CM, Nag UP, Poisson JL, Tracy ET. Massive Transfusion in the pediatric population: A systematic review and summary of best-evidence practice strategies. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Apr; 86(4).
  2. Kamyszek RW, Leraas HJ, Nag UP, Olivere LA, Nash AL, Kemeny HR, Kim J, Hill KD, Fleming GA, Jooste EH, Otto J, Tracy ET. Routine postprocedure ultrasound increases rate of detection of femoral arterial thrombosis in infants after cardiac catheterization. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2018, Nov 23.
  3. Leraas HJ, Kuchibhatla M, Nag UP, Kim J, Ezekian B, Reed CR, Rice HE, Tracy ET, Adibe OO. Cervical seatbelt sign is not associated with blunt cerebrovascular injury in children: A review of the national trauma databank. Am J Surg. 2018 Oct 15.
  4. Leraas HJ, Kim J, Nag UP, Ezekian B, Kamyszek RW, Gulack BC, Sun Z, Rice HE, Adibe OO, Borst AJ, Rothman JA, Lawson JH, Tracy ET. Post-operative Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Pediatric Patients: A Propensity Matched Analysis of 312 patients. Submitted to Pediatrics.
  5. Seidelman J, Lewis SS, Huslage K, Strittholt N, Vereen S, Sova C, Taylor B, Bonnadonna D, Ranney D, Nag U, Daneshmand M, Anderson D, Sexton D, Smith B. Epidemiology of CLABSIs in a Large ECMO Population. Accepted for publication in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology Journal.
  6. Leraas HJ, Rosenberger LH, Ren Y, Ezekian B, Nag UP, Reed CR, Thomas SM, Hwang ES, Tracy ET. Pediatric Phyllodes Tumors: A Review of the National Cancer Database and Adherence to NCCN Guidelines for Phyllodes Tumor Treamtent. Accepted for publication in Journal of Pediatric Surgery.
  7. Leraas HJ, Gilmore BF, Nag UP, Turner MC, Turley RS, Cox MW. Development of Multiple Visceral Artery Pseudoaneurysms Following Pancreatic Injury from Penetrating Trauma. Global Surgery. 2017 September. 
  8. Gilmore BF, Fang C, Turner MC, Nag U, Turley R, McCann RL, Cox MW. Jejunal arterial access for retrograde mesenteric stenting. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2018 May;67(5):1613-17.
  9. Nag UP, Greenberg R, Leraas HJ, Kamyszek R, Roberts C, Tracy ET. Risk Factors for Thrombosis in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Analysis of a Large National Database. Abstract published in Blood 2017 Dec.
  10. Nag UP, Leraas HJ, Reed CR, Roberts C, Kamyszek R, Tracy ET. Vascular Thrombosis Leading to Graft Failure Following Pediatric Liver Transplantation. Abstract published in Blood 2017 Dec.
  11. Adkar SS, Turner MC, Leraas HJ, Gilmore BF, Nag U, Turley RS, Shortell CK, Mureebe L. Lower Mortality Rates After Endovascular Aortic Repair Expand Use to High Risk Patients. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Sep 23.
  12. Ezekian B, Englum B, Gilmore BF, Nag UP, Kim J, Leraas HJ, Rice HE, Tracy ET. Renal Medullary Carcinoma: A National Analysis of 159 Patients. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2017 Nov; 64 (11).
  13. Nag U, Hwang E. Reoperation for Margins After Breast Conservation Surgery: What’s Old Is New Again. JAMA Surgery 2016 Jul 1; 151(7):656.
  14. 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. Pediatri Surg Int. 2017 Feb;33(2):149-154.
  15. Leraas HJ, Ong CT, Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Gilmore BF, Ezekian B, Nag US, 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. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Apr; 21(4):684-691.

Cecilia Ong, M.D.

  1. Mremi A, Broadwater G, Jackson K, Amsi P, Mbulwa C, Hyslop T, Ong CT, Hall, A. Breast cancer in Tanzanian, black American, and white American women: An assessment of prognostic and predictive pathologic features, including tumor infiltrating lymphocytes. PLoS One, in press.
  2. Moris D, Shaw BI, Ong C, Connor AA, Samoylova ML, Kesseli SJ, Abraham N, Gloria J, Schmitz R, Fitch ZW, Clary BM, Barbas AS. A Simple Scoring System to Estimate Perioperative Mortality Following Liver Resection for Primary Liver Malignancy - The Hepatectomy Risk Score (HeRS). Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr 2019; in press.
  3. Vissoci JRN, Ong CT, de Andrade L, Rocha TAH, de Silva NC, Poenaru D, Smith ER, Rice HE. Disparities in surgical care for children across Brazil: Use of geospatial analysis. PLoS One, 2019.
  4. Ong CT and Pappas, TN. “Management of common bile duct stones.” In Cameron’s Current Surgical Therapy, Thirteenth Edition, 2019.
  5. Park TS, Thomas SM, Rosenberger LH, Fayanju OM, Plichta JK, Blitzblau RC, Ong CT, Hyslop T, Hwang ES, Greenup RA. The Association of Extent of Axillary Surgery and Survival in Women with N2-3 Invasive Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018.
  6. Ong CT, Campbell BM, Thomas SM, Greenup RA, Plichta JK, Rosenberger LH, Force J, Hall A, Hyslop T, Hwang ES, Fayanju OM. Metaplastic Breast Cancer Treatment and Outcomes in 2500 Patients: A Retrospective Analysis of a National Oncology Database. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018.
  7. Ong CT, Leung K, Nussbaum DP, Sun Z, Gloor B, Blazer DG, Worni M. Open Versus Laparoscopic Portal Lymphadenectomy in Gallbladder Cancer: Is There a Difference in Lymph Node Yield? HPB. 2018.
  8. Ong CT, Thomas SM, Blitzblau RC, Fayanju OM, Park TS, Plichta JK, Rosenberger LH, Hyslop T, Hwang ES. Patient Age and Tumor Subtype Predict the Extent of Axillary Surgery Among Breast Cancer Patients Eligible for the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Trial Z0011. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2017.
  9. Leraas HJ, Ong CT, Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Gilmore BF, Ezekian B, Nag US, 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. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017.
  10. Obeng-Gyasi S, Ong C, Hwang ES. Contemporary management of ductal carcinoma in situ and lobular carcinoma in situ. Chin Clin Oncol. 2016 Jun;5(3):32.
  11. Gilmore BF, Sun Z, Adam MA, Kim J, Ezekian B, Ong CT, Migaly J, Mantyh CR. Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Versus Standard Laparoscopic Colectomy: Are Outcomes and Operative Time Different?. J Gastrointest Surg. 2016.
  12. 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. J Gastrointest Surg. 2016; 1-8.
  13. Ong CT and Shah KN. “Management of bleeding from the bile duct.” In Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition, 103-112. January 1, 2016.
  14. Sharma K, Costas A, Damuse R, Pierre JH, Pyda J, Ong CT, Shulman LN, Meara JG. The Haiti Breast Cancer Initiative: initial findings and analysis of barriers-to-care delaying patient presentation. J of Oncol. 2013; article ID 206367.
  15. Ong C. Medical mediation: bringing everyone to the table. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2013; 98(3):17-20.
  16. Ong C, Kachalia A. Safe harbors: liability reform for patients and physicians. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2013; 98(3):41-4.
  17. McNay EC, Ong CT, McCrimmon RJ, Cresswell J, Bogan JS, Sherwin RS. Hippocampal memory processes are modulated by insulin and high-fat-induced insulin resistance. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2010; 93(4):546-53.

Megan Turner, M.D.

  1. Turner MC, Masoud SJ, Cerullo M, Adam MA, Shah KN, Blazer DG, Abbruzzese JL, Zani S. Improved Overall Survival is Still Observed in Patients Receiving Delayed Adjuvant Chemotherapy after Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma.  Hepatopancreatobiliary. 2020 April. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2020.03.006. [epub ahead of print]
  2. Turner MC, Jawitz O, Adam MA, Srinivasan E, Niedwiecki D, Migaly J, Fischer DA, Mantyh CR. Comparison of Survival of Stage I-III Colon Cancer by Travel Distance and Hospital Volume. Techniques in Coloproctology. 2020 April. doi: 10.1007/s1015-020-02207-8 [epub ahead of print]
  3. Gilmore BF, Adam MA, Rhodin KR, Turner MC, Ezekian B, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Evolution of Minimally Invasive Surgery for Rectal Cancer: Update from the National Cancer Database. Surg Endoscopy 2020 Feb. [epub ahead of print].
  4. February 2020 Pappas et al. Turner MC, Schroder VT. Current Problems in Surgery, Surgical Management of Peptic Ulcer Disease Volume 57. Number 2. Chapter: Bleeding Peptic Ulcer Disease page 20-25
  5. 2020 Wexner. Disorders of the Female Pelvic Floor. Turner MC, Sherman KL. Chapter: Sphincteroplasty [ahead of print]
  6. Mao R, Li K, Cai JQ, Luo S, Turner M, Blazer D 3rd, Zhao H. Adjuvant Chemotherapy Versus Observation Following Resection for Patients With Nonmetastatic Poorly Differentiated Colorectal Neuroendocrine Carcinomas.  Ann Surg.  2019 Aug 30. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003562.
  7. Evans BA, Turner MC, Pickett LC, Galanos AN. Palliative Care Consultation Is Underutilized in Critically Ill General Surgery Patients. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2019 Jul 17: 1049909119864025 doi: 10. 1177/1049909119864025.
  8. Mao R, Zhao H, li K, Luo S, Turner M, Cai JO, Blazer D. 3rd. Outcomes of Lymph Node Dissection for Non – metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Propensity Score – Weighted Analysis of the National Cancer Database. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Jun 17. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-07506-5.
  9. Raman V, Adam MA, Turner MC, Moore HG, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. “ Disparity of Colon Cancer Outcomes in Rural America: Making the Case to Travel the Extra Mile.” J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 May  doi: 10.1007/s11605-019-04270-5. PMID: 31152346
  10. Turner MC, Becerra D, Sun Z, Watson J, Leung K, Migaly J, Mantyh CR, Blazer DG. “The side of the primary tumor affects overall survival in colon adenocarcinoma: an analysis of the national cancer database. Tech Coloproctol 2019 Jun 12. doi: 10.1007/s10151-019-01997-w.
  11. Turner MC, Talbott MD, Reed C, Sun Z, Cox ML, Ezekian B, Sherman KL, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. “Disparities in colostomy reversal after Hartmann's procedure for diverticulitis.” Tech Coloproctol. 2019 Apr 30. doi: 10.1007/s10151-019-01995-y. PMID: 31062196
  12. Adam MA, Moris D, Behren S, Nussbaum DP, Jawitz O, Turner MC, Lidsky M, Blazer D 3rd.  “Hospital Volume Threshold for the Treatment of Retroperitoneal Sarcoma.” Anticancer Res. 2019 Apr;39(4):2007-2014. doi:10.21873/anticanres.13311. PMID:30952744
  13. Jawitz OK, Adam MA, Turner MC, Gilmore BF, Migaly J.  “Neoadjuvant chemoradiation followed by transanal local excision for T2 rectal cancer confers equivalent survival benefit as traditional transabdominal resection.” Surgery. 2019 Mar 20. pii: S0039-6060(19)30071-6. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2019.02.005.  PMID: 30904173
  14. Turner MC, Behrens SL, Webster W, Huslage K, Smith BA, Wrenn R, Woody R, Mantyh CR. “Multidisciplinary Approach and Clostridium difficile Infection in Adult Surgical Patients.” J Am Coll Surg. 2019 Feb 7. pii: S1072-7515(19)30106-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.12.045. PMID: 30739011
  15. 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/s11605-018-04079-8.  PMID: 30635829
  16. Turner MC, O'Brien JD, Kahn RM, Mantyh CR, Migaly J, Ariely D. “Impact of Disgust on Intentions to Undergo Colorectal Surgery.” Dis Colon Rectum. 2018 Dec;61(12):1386-1392. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000001254. PMID: 30312221
  17. Cox ML, Sprinkle S, Gilmore BF, Turner MC, Nag UP, Risucci D, Sudan R, Migaly J. “Validation of the Omni: A novel, multi-modality, and longitudinal surgical skills assessment” Journal of Surgical Education October 2018.
  18. 2018 Steele, Shanmugan.. Turner MC, Migaly J. Chapter: Surgical Site Infection. 
  19. Turner MC, Migaly J. “Invited comment on R. L. Nelson et al. “Topical antimicrobial prophylaxis in colorectal surgery for the prevention of surgical wound infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis.” Techniques in Coloproctology. October 2018.
  20. Turner MC, Migaly J. “Reply to Hasty Conclusions” Colorectal Disease. September 2018. 
  21. Freischlag K, Adam M, Turner MC, Watson J, Ezekian B, Schroder PM, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. “With Widespread adoption of MIS colectomy for colon cancer, does hospital type matter?” Surgical Endoscopy, June 2018.
  22. Ezekian B, Adam MA, Gilmore BF, Cox ML, Turner MC, Freischlag K, Sun Z, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. “Survival of Clinically Node Negative and Non-Metastatic Rectal Carcinoid by Extent of Surgery: A National Analysis of 1,900 Patients” Journal of Surgical Research, May 2018.
  23. Turner MC, Erdmann D, Mantyh CR. “Pilonidal Cyst: Techniques, Evidence, and Economics” Chronicles of Incision Management April 2018
  24. Turner MC, Sun Z, Mantyh CR, Migaly, J. “Response to Letter to the Editor” Colorectal Disease, March 2018
  25. Turner MC, Sun Z, Mantyh CR, Migaly, J. “Response to Letter to the Editor” Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, February 2018
  26. Turner MC, Farrow NE, Rhodin KE, Sun Z, Adam MA, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. “Delay in Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Survival Advantage in Stage III Colon Cancer.” Journal of the American College of Surgeons January 2018    
  27. Gilmore BF, Fang C, Turner MC, Nag UP, Turley RS, McCann RL, Cox MW. “Jejunal Access for Retrograde Superior Mesenteric Artery Stenting.” Journal of Vascular Surgery December 2017
  28. Turner MC, Adam MA, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. “Implicit Bias, Not Proteomics, is the Next Step in Addressing Surgical Disparities.” Annals of Surgery 2017
  29. 2017 Schalacta, Scylla. Current Common Dilemmas in Colorectal Surgery 2017. Turner MC, Migaly J. Chapter: Bowel Preparation 
  30. 2017 Maykel, Wexner, Steele. Clinical Decision Making in Colorectal Surgery. Turner MC, Migaly J. Chapter: Operative Management of Ulcerative Colitis [awaiting print] 
  31. Turner MC, Beasley G. Melanoma: Isolated Regional Therapy. Surgical Council on Resident Education (SCORE) Curriculum for Complex Surgical Oncology, 2017
  32. Adkar SS, Turner MC, Leraas H, Gilmore BF, Nag UP, Turley RS, Shortell CK, Mureebe L. “Low mortality rates after endovascular aortic repair expand use to high-risk patients.” Journal of Vascular Surgery September 2017
  33. Cox ML, Adam MA, Shenoi MM, Turner MC, Sun Z, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. “Resected Irradiated Rectal Cancers: Are twelve lymph nodes really necessary in the era of neoadjuvant therapy?” American Journal of Surgery. 2017 August
  34. 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 Dis. 2017 June 6
  35. 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.” Am J Surg. 2017 Jun 3. PMID: 28599835
  36. Turner MC, Mantyh CR. “The Economic Impact of Surgical Site Infection” Chronicles of Incision Management April 2017
  37. Turner MC, Beasley G et al. “Can binimetinib, encorafenib and masatinib be more efficacious than currently available mutation-based targeted therapies for melanoma treatment?” Expert Opinion on Pharmacology March 2017
  38. Turner MC, Adam MA, Migaly J, et al. “Response to Letter: Comment on "Insurance Status, Not Race Is Associated with Use of Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach for Rectal Cancer". Annals of Surgery
  39. Bendersky V, Turner M et al “Determining the Optimal Quantitative Threshold for Preoperative Albumin Level Before Elective Colorectal Surgery” J Gastrointest Surg January 2017
  40. Kim J, Turner MC, Sun Z, Rialon KL, Sinyard RD 3rd, Schooler GR, Tracy ET, Rice HE, Adibe OO. Vascular Complications in Pediatric Port Removal.  Am Surg. 2017 Apr 1;83(4):143-145. PMID:28424122
  41. Turner MC, Adam AA, Migaly et al “Insurance Status, Not Race, is Associated with Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach for Rectal Cancer.” Ann Surg. 2017 Apr;265(4):774-781. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001781.PMID: 27163956
  42. 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” J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Mar 10. PMID: 26966028
  43. 2016 Pryor, Pappas, Branch. Gastrointestinal Bleeding A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management. Turner MC, Mureebe L. Chapter: Management of Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding.