The Department of Surgery of the University of Massachusetts Medical School is an academic surgical program located in Worcester, Massachusetts. Clinical care encompasses the three main campuses of UMass Memorial Medical Center (University, Memorial, and Hahnemann), as well as affiliated hospitals. The department is committed to providing state-of-the-art surgical care to patients from throughout the New England region. In addition, this busy and growing department is actively involved with advancing the art of surgery, through research focused on new approaches to patient care, as well as surgical training and education of the next generation of surgeons. This collection showcases journal articles and other publications and presentations written by faculty and researchers of the Department of Surgery.

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Publications from 2020

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Frequency of Complications Following Spinal Fusion in Children with Cerebral Palsy, Nili S. Amir

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Accidental Prehabilitation: a case of increased exercise frequency before thoracic surgery, Jennifer Baima, Mark W. Maxfield, Maggie Powers, John M. Varlotto, and Karl Uy

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Commentary: The molecular pandemonium of coronavirus disease 2019, Leora B. Balsam and William Hoffman

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In Memoriam: A Memoir for Our Fallen "Heroes", Bipin Chaurasia and Sabareesh K. Natarajan

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Managing Central Venous Access during a Healthcare Crisis, Tristen T. Chun, Dejah R. Judelson, Andres Schanzer, and Karen Woo

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Bilateral Basal Ganglia Hemorrhage in a Patient with Confirmed COVID-19, Rrita Daci, Megan Kennelly, Annie Ferris, Muhammad U. Azeem, Mark D. Johnson, Farid Hamzei-Sichani, Adalia H. Jun-O'Connell, and Sabareesh K. Natarajan

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Letter: Safety Considerations for Neurosurgical Procedures During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Rrita Daci, Sabareesh K. Natarajan, and Mark D. Johnson

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Recurrence and Mortality of Melanoma In Situ of the Trunk or Extremities: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Analysis, Vijaya Daniel, Allison Crawford, Catarina I. Kiefe, and Bassel H. Mahmoud

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Commentary: Rethinking surgical protocols in the COVID-19 era, Daniel Engelman and Rakesh C. Arora

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Ramping up Delivery of Cardiac Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Guidance Statement from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons COVID-19 Task Force, Daniel Engelman, Sylvain Lother, Isaac George, Gorav Ailawadi, Pavan Atluri, Michael C. Grant, Jonathan W. Haft, Ansar Hassan, Jean-Francois Legare, Glenn Whitman, and Rakesh C. Arora

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Adult Cardiac Surgery and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Aggressive Infection Mitigation Strategies Are Necessary in the Operating Room and Surgical Recovery, Daniel T. Engelman, Sylvain Lother, Isaac George, Duane J. Funk, Gorav Ailawadi, Pavan Atluri, Michael C. Grant, Jonathan W. Haft, Ansar Hassan, Jean-Francois Legare, Glenn Whitman, Rakesh C. Arora, and Society of Thoracic Surgery COVID-19 Taskforce

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Accelerated Graduation and the Deployment of New Physicians During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Terence R. Flotte, Anne C. Larkin, Melissa A. Fischer, Sonia N. Chimienti, Deborah M. DeMarco, Pang-Yen Fan, and Michael F. Collins

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The Smoking Gun: Can We Do for Gun Control What We Are Doing to Control the Vaping and E-Cigarettes Epidemic?, Robert J. Goldberg, Kate L. Lapane, Stephenie C. Lemon, and Michael P. Hirsh

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Adult cardiac surgery during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Tiered Patient Triage Guidance Statement, Jonathan W. Haft, Pavan Atluri, Gorav Alawadi, Daniel Engelman, Michael C. Grant, Ansar Hassan, Jean-Francois Legare, Glenn Whitman, and Rakesh C. Arora

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Learning curve in robotic transabdominal preperitoneal (rTAPP) ventral hernia repair: a cumulative sum (CUSUM) analysis, O. Y. Kudsi, F. Gokcal, N. Bou-Ayash, Allison S. Crawford, S. K. Chung, K. Chang, and Demetrius E. Litwin

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Hypertension and diabetes treatment affordability and government expenditures following changes in patient cost sharing in the "Farmacia popular" program in Brazil: an interrupted time series study, Isabel Cristina Martins Emmerick, Monica Rodrigues Campos, Rondineli Mendes. da Silva, Luisa Arueira Chaves, Andrea Damaso Bertoldi, Dennis Ross-Degnan, and Vera Lucia Luiza

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Bone outcomes following sleeve gastrectomy in adolescents and young adults with obesity versus non-surgical controls, Madhusmita Misra, Vibha Singhal, Brian Carmine, Amita Bose, Megan M. Kelsey, Fatima Cody Stanford, Jennifer Bram, Jeremy T. Aidlen, Thomas Inge, Mary L. Bouxsein, and Miriam A. Bredella

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Identifying unreliable predictions in clinical risk models, Paul D. Myers, Kenney Ng, Kristen Severson, Uri Kartoun, Wangzhi Dai, Wei Huang, Frederick A. Anderson Jr., and Collin M. Stultz

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Social Media Utilization Among Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, Ankur S. Narain, Arjun Dhayalan, Maxwell Weinberg, Luke D. Latario, Matthew E. Shuman, Jugert Bango, Sara Holmes, Jay K. Patel, Wayne Chan, and Daniel Aaron

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Perioperative Considerations During Emergency General Surgery in the Era of COVID-19: A U.S. Experience, Georgios Orthopoulos, Gladys L. Fernandez, Jessica L. Dahle, Elizabeth Casey, and Nicolas Jabbour

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Development of a Surgical Workforce Access Team (SWAT) in the Battle Against COVID-19, Parth D. Sheth, Jessica P. Simons, Devon I. Robichaud, Andrea L. Ciaranello, and Andres Schanzer

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YAP1 withdrawal in hepatoblastoma drives therapeutic differentiation of tumor cells to functional hepatocyte-like cells, Jordan L. Smith, Tomas Rodriguez, Haiwei Mou, Suet-Yan Kwan, Henry E. Pratt, Xiao-Ou Zhang, Yueying Cao, Shun-Qing Liang, Deniz M. Ozata, Tianxiong Yu, Qiangzong Yin, Max Hazeltine, Zhiping Weng, Erik J. Sontheimer, and Wen Xue

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Volume and Infusion Rate Dynamics of Intraparenchymal Central Nervous System Infusion in a Large Animal Model, Toloo Taghian, Erin Horn, Mohammed S. Shazeeb, Lindsey J. Bierfeldt, Susan M. Tuominen, Jennifer Koehler, Deborah Fernau, Stephanie Bertrand, Stephen Frey, Oguz Cataltepe, Matthew J. Gounis, Aly Abayazeed, Terence R. Flotte, Miguel Sena-Esteves, and Heather Gray-Edwards

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Hypercholesterolemia Accelerates the Aging Phenotypes of Hematopoietic Stem Cells by a Tet1-Dependent Pathway, Guodong Tie, Jinglian Yan, Lyne Khair, Amanda A. Tutto, and Louis M. Messina

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Considerations for the outpatient practice in pediatric surgery during the novel SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic, Michael V. Tirabassi

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The Incidence of Node-Positive Non-small-Cell Lung Cancer Undergoing Sublobar Resection and the Role of Radiation in Its Management, John M. Varlotto, Isabel Cristina Martins Emmerick, Debra Maddox, Christine Herbert, Molly Griffin, Paul Rava, Thomas J. Fitzgerald, Paulo Oliveira, Jennifer Baima, Rahul N. Sood, William Walsh, Lacey J. McIntosh, Feiran Lou, and Mark W. Maxfield

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The rates of second lung cancers and the survival of surgically-resected second primary lung cancers in patients undergoing resection of an initial primary lung cancer, John M. Varlotto, Paul Rava, Thomas J. FitzGerald, Mark W. Maxfield, Feiran Lou, Paulo Oliveira, Rahul N. Sood, Jennifer Baima, J. Zhang, Lacey J. McIntosh, William Walsh, Debra Maddox, and Karl Fabian Uy

Publications from 2019

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Segmental Distribution of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Correlates with Microvascular Invasion in Liver Explants Undergoing Transplantation, Yasir Al-Azzawai, Eva Rouanet, Ryan J. Hendrix, Lidia Spaho, Hesham Malik, Deepika Devuni, Gyongyi Szabo, and Graham Barnard

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Carotid body tumor resection utilizing a covered stent graft to enable resection of the tumor en bloc with the internal carotid artery, Mohammad Alqaim, Ajit S. Puri, Alec E. Vaezi, and Andres Schanzer

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A divalent siRNA chemical scaffold for potent and sustained modulation of gene expression throughout the central nervous system, Julia F. Alterman, Bruno M. D. C. Godinho, Matthew R. Hassler, Chantal M. Ferguson, Dimas Echeverria, Ellen Sapp, Reka A. Haraszti, Andrew H. Coles, Faith Conroy, Rachael Miller, Loic Roux, Paul Yan, Emily G. Knox, Anton A. Turanov, Robert M. King, Gwladys Gernoux, Christian Mueller, Heather Gray-Edwards, Richard P. Moser, N Bishop, Samer M. Jaber, Matthew J. Gounis, Miguel Sena-Esteves, Athma A. Pai, Marian DiFiglia, Neil Aronin, and Anastasia Khvorova

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Sarcopenia in lung cancer: Could chest imaging help?, Jennifer Baima, Elke Sarah Schipani, Wasih Kamran, John M. Varlotto, Lacey J. McIntosh, Karl Uy, Isabel Emmerick, and Mathew J. Most

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Brazilian generics market change after Farmacia Popular program, Andrea Damaso Bertoldi, Luisa Arueira Chaves, Dennis Ross-Degnan, Vera Lucia Luiza, Isabel Cristina Martins Emmerick, Rondineli Mendes da Silva, and Monica Rodrigues. Campos

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The Brazilian private pharmaceutical market after the first ten years of the generics law, Andrea Damaso Bertoldi, Anita K. Wagner, Isabel Emmerick, Luisa Arueira Chaves, Peter Stephens, and Dennis Ross-Degnan

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The influence of payor status on outcomes associated with surgical repair of upper gastrointestinal perforations due to peptic ulcer disease in the United States, Vijaya Daniel, M. Didem Ayturk, Doyle V. Ward, Beth A. McCormick, and Heena P. Santry

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Upper Gastrointestinal Perforations: A Possible Danger of Antibiotic Overuse, Vijaya Daniel, Stephanie Francalancia, Nili S. Amir, M. Didem Ayturk, Stacy B. Sanders, Jonathan R. Wisler, Courtney E. Collins, Doyle V. Ward, Catarina I. Kiefe, Beth A. McCormick, and Heena P. Santry

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Evolving Trends in Machine Perfusion for Liver Transplantation, Phillipp Dutkowski, James V. Guarrera, Jeroen de Jonge, Paulo N.A. Martins, Robert J. Porte, and Pierre-Alain Clavien

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Impact of Timing of Lung resection on Survival for Clinical Stage I and II Lung Cancer, Isabel Cristina Martins Emmerick, Maggie M. Powers, Melinda C. Aldrich, Feiran Lou, Poliana Lin, Mark Maxfield, and Karl Fabian Uy

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Early Impact of Lung Cancer Screening in US population in the SEER Registries, Isabel Cristina Martins Emmerick, John M. Varlotto, Maggie M. Powers, Feiran Lou, Poliana Lin, Mark Maxfield, and Karl Fabian Uy

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Positional transient loss of consciousness and hemispheric deficits in the setting of severe four-vessel extracranial cerebrovascular disease, Colleen P. Flanagan, Parth D. Sheth, and Jessica P. Simons

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First Report of siRNA Uptake (for RNA Interference) During Ex Vivo Hypothermic and Normothermic Liver Machine Perfusion, Andrew R. Gillooly, Jessica Perry, and Paulo N.A. Martins

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Improved Survival after Administration of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Clinical Stage I/II Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma, Ryan J. Hendrix

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1801: Patient-Specific Markers Associated with the Risk of Alcohol Withdrawal in the Trauma Population, Irene Li, Allison Forni, Dawn Carpenter, Alexander Menard, Victoria Rossetti, Timothy A. Emhoff, and Craig M. Lilly

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Oxygenated UW Solution Decreases ATP Decay and Improves Survival After Transplantation of DCD Liver Grafts, Paulo N.A. Martins, Timothy A. Berendsen, Heidi Yeh, Bote G. Bruinsma, Maria-Louisa Izamis, Sanna Op den Dries, Andrew R. Gillooly, Robert Porte, Martin L. Yarmush, Korkut Uygun, and James F. Markmann

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What Is Hot and New in Basic Science in Liver Transplantation in 2018? Report of the Basic Science Committee of the International Liver Transplantation Society, Paulo N.A. Martins, Markus Selzner, Murat Dayangac, Qi Ling, Kevin T. Ng, Kuang-Tzu Huang, Timucin Taner, Valeria R. Mas, and Burcin Ekser

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Healthcare Disparities and Noncompliance in Children and Young Adults with Crohn’s Disease, Robert McLoughlin

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Role of Mucosal Protrusion Angle in Discriminating between True and False Masses of the Small Bowel on Video Capsule Endoscopy, May Min, Michael Noujaim, Jonathan Green, Christopher R. Schlieve, Aditya Vaze, Mitchell A. Cahan, and David R. Cave

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Choosing Clinical Variables for Risk Stratification Post-Acute Coronary Syndrome, Paul D. Myers, Wei Huang, Frederick A. Anderson Jr., and Collin M. Stultz

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Use of fenestrated-branched endovascular aneurysm repair to treat Carrel patch aneurysmal degeneration after open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair, Tammy T. Nguyen, Jessica P. Simons, and Andres Schanzer

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The NuA4 acetyltransferase and histone H4 acetylation promote replication recovery after topoisomerase I-poisoning, Chiaki Noguchi, Tanu Singh, Melissa A. Ziegler, Jasmine D. Peake, Lyne Khair, Ana Aza, Toru M. Nakamura, and Eishi Noguchi

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Longevity and cost of assistance: The challenge of a self-managed health plan, Jose Antonio Diniz de Oliveira, Jose Mendes Ribeiro, Isabel Cristina Martins Emmerick, and Vera Lucia Luiza

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Generation of Functional Human Adipose Tissue in Mice from Primed Progenitor Cells, Raziel Rojas-Rodriguez, Jorge Lujan-Hernandez, So Yun Min, Tiffany DeSouza, Patrick Teebagy, Anand Desai, Heather Tessier, Robert Slamin, Leah Siegel-Reamer, Cara Berg, Angel Baez, Janice F. Lalikos, and Silvia Corvera

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Somatic molecular analysis augments cytologic evaluation of pancreatic cyst fluids as a diagnostic tool, Ali Sakhdari, Parnian Ahmadi Moghaddam, Chi Young Ok, Otto Walter, Keith Tomaszewicz, Mandi-Lee Caporelli, Xiuling Meng, Jennifer LaFemina, Giles F. Whalen, Edward Belkin, Jaroslav Zivny, Wahid Y. Wassef, Bruce A. Woda, Lloyd Hutchinson, and Ediz F. Cosar

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AGI-134: a fully synthetic alpha-Gal glycolipid that converts tumors into in situ autologous vaccines, induces anti-tumor immunity and is synergistic with an anti-PD-1 antibody in mouse melanoma models, Stephen M. Shaw, Kim Wigglesworth, Giles F. Whalen, and Arik A. Zur

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A Safe and Reliable Technique for CNS Delivery of AAV Vectors in the Cisterna Magna, Toloo Taghian, Miklos G. Marosfoi, Ajit S. Puri, Oguz Cataltepe, Robert M. King, Deborah Fernau, Ana Rita Batista, Terence R. Flotte, Diane McKenna-Yasek, Phillip W. L. Tai L, Neil Aronin, Matthew J. Gounis, Miguel Sena-Esteves, and Heather L. Gray-Edwards

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Gene Silencing With siRNA (RNA Interference): A New Therapeutic Option During Ex Vivo Machine Liver Perfusion Preservation, Max F. Thijssen, Isabel M. A. Bruggenwirth, Andrew R. Gillooly, Anastasia Khvorova, Timothy F. Kowalik, and Paulo N.A. Martins

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Transplantation of Renal Allograft After Removal of Renal Cell Carcinoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature, Anthony P. Tran, Paulo N.A. Martins, Zachary G. Papazian, Vijay K. Vanguri, Babak Movahedi, Pang-Yen Fan, Kenneth A. Bodziak, Jennifer K. Yates, Mitchell H. Sokoloff, and Adel Bozorgzadeh

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Hepatic Epithelioid Angiomyolipoma Treated with Laparoscopic Resection: Case Report and Review of the Literature, Chloe H. Williams, Kelli Hickle, Katherine Bakke, Sarah Jamshed, and Adel Bozorgzadeh

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MicroRNA-29a activates a multi-component growth and invasion program in glioblastoma, Yun Zhao, Wei Huang, Tae-Min Kim, Yuchae Jung, Lata G. Menon, Hongyan Xing, Hongwei Li, Rona S. Carroll, Peter J. Park, Hong Wei Yang, and Mark D. Johnson

Publications from 2018

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The Use of Smartphone for Liver Graft Biopsy Assessment at the Time of Procurement, Natalie M. Bath, Xiaofei Wang, Jacob R. Bledsoe, Maximiliaan Thijssen, Aaron Ahearn, Babak Movahedi, Adel Bozorgzadeh, and Paulo N.A. Martins

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A Comparative Study of Single and Dual Perfusion During End-ischemic Subnormothermic Liver Machine Preservation, Isabel M. A. Bruggenwirth, Carolina Moore, Paria Mahboub, Max F. Thijssen, Xiaofei E, Henri G. D. Leuvenink, Pranoti Mandrekar, Xiaofei Wang, Timothy F. Kowalik, Robert J. Porte, and Paulo N.A. Martins

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Unique surgical approach to a twisted ileal-anal pouch, Hannah Buettner, Maria X. Kiely, Mengdi Yao, James Yoo, and Lilian Chen

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Bow Hunter's Syndrome in a Patient with a Right Hypoplastic Vertebral Artery and a Dynamically Compressible Left Vertebral Artery, David Z. Cai, Ryan P. Roach, John P. Weaver, Gerald T. McGillicuddy, Zachary M. Mansell, Jonathan P. Eskander, and Mark S. Eskander

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Robot-Assisted Thoracoscopic Resection of a Posterior Mediastinal Mullerian Cyst, Calvin Chao, Vijay K. Vanguri, and Karl Uy

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Donor pretreatment with nebulized complement C3a receptor antagonist mitigates brain-death induced immunological injury post-lung transplant, Qi Cheng, Kunal Patel, Biao Lei, Lindsay Rucker, D. Patterson Allen, Peng Zhu, Chentha Vasu, Paulo N.A. Martins, Martin Goddard, Satish N. Nadig, and Carl Atkinson

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Treatment of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells with the Canady Cold Plasma Conversion System: Preliminary Results, Xiaoqian Cheng, Warren Rowe, Lawan Ly, Alexey Shashurin, Taisen Zhuang, Shruti Wigh, Giacomo Basadonna, Barry Trink, Michael Keidar, and Jerome Canady

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Development of transplant immunosuppressive agents - considerations in the use of animal models, Russell Costello, Adrien Kissenpfennig, Paulo N.A. Martins, and James McDaid

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The current State of the acute care surgery workforce: A boots on the ground perspective, Vijaya T. Daniel, M. Didem Ayturk, Catarina I. Kiefe, and Heena P. Santry

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Variations in the Delivery of Emergency General Surgery Care in the Era of Acute Care Surgery, Vijaya T. Daniel, Angela M. Ingraham, Jasmine A. Khubchandani, M. Didem Ayturk, Catarina I. Kiefe, and Heena P. Santry

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Evaluation of a Multimodal, Direct-to-Patient Educational Intervention Targeting Barriers to Osteoporosis Care: A Randomized Clinical Trial, Maria I. Danila, Jeroan J. Allison, Frederick A. Anderson Jr., Allison Wyman, and Kenneth G. Saag

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Association Between Sarcopenia and Functional Status in Liver Transplant Patients, Natasha H. Dolgin, Andrew J. Smith, Samantha G. Harrington, Babak Movahedi, Paulo N.A. Martins, and Adel Bozorgzadeh

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Explantation of infected thoracic endovascular aortic repair, Emily Y. Fan, Dejah R. Judelson, and Andres Schanzer

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Approach to the Diagnostic Workup and Management of Small Bowel Lesions at a Tertiary Care Center, Jonathan Green, Christopher R. Schlieve, Ann K. Friedrich, Kevin Baratta, David H. Ma, May Min, Krunal Patel, David Stein, David R. Cave, Demetrius E. Litwin, and Mitchell A. Cahan

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The impact of deliberate reflection with WISE-MD modules on surgical clerkship students' critical thinking: a prospective, randomized controlled pilot study, Janet Fraser Hale, Jill M. Terrien, Mark E. Quirk, Kate Sullivan, and Mitchell A. Cahan

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Successful Renal Transplantation after Presumed Cyanide Toxicity Treated with Hydroxocobalamin and Review of the Literature, Ryan J. Hendrix, Paulo N.A. Martins, Jeffrey S. Stoff, Aaron Ahearn, Adel Bozorgzadeh, and Babak Movahedi

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"Don't lose hope early": Hemorrhagic diffuse axonal injury on head computed tomography is not associated with poor outcome in moderate to severe traumatic brain injury patients, Nils Henninger, Rebecca A. Compton, Muhammad W. Khan, Raphael A. Carandang, Wiley R. Hall, and Susanne Muehlschlegel

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National Trends in Elective Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis, Chau Maggie Hoang

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Adherence to 20 Emergency General Surgery Best Practices: Results of a National Survey, Angela M. Ingraham, M. Didem Ayturk, Catarina I. Kiefe, and Heena P. Santry

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Geographic Diffusion and Implementation of Acute Care Surgery: An Uneven Solution to the National Emergency General Surgery Crisis, Jasmine A. Khubchandani, Angela M. Ingraham, Vijaya Daniel, M. Didem Ayturk, Catarina I. Kiefe, and Heena Santry

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Disparities in access to emergency general surgery care in the United States, Jasmine A. Khubchandani, Connie Shen, M. Didem Ayturk, Catarina I. Kiefe, and Heena P. Santry

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Transplantation of Livers From Viremic Hepatitis C Virus-Positive Donors Into Hepatitis C Virus-Negative Recipients, Paulo N.A. Martins

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Heat Stroke as a Cause of Liver Failure and Evaluation of Liver Transplant, Paulo N.A. Martins, Isabel M. A. Bruggenwirth, James McDaid, Martin Hertl, Tatsuo Kawai, Nahel Elias, Raymond T. Chung, and James F. Markmann

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Bipolar Sealing Device Use in Pancreas Graft Preparation: A Novel Tieless Backtable Surgery Technique, Paulo N.A. Martins, Andrew R. Gillooly, Babak Movahedi, and Adel Bozorgzadeh

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Impact of the new kidney allocation system A2/A2B --> B policy on access to transplantation among minority candidates, Paulo N.A. Martins, Margaux N. Mustian, Paul A. MacLennan, Jorge A. Ortiz, Mohamed Akoad, Juan Carlos Caicedo, Gabriel J. Echeverri, Stephen H. Gray, Reynold I. Lopez-Soler, Ganesh Gunasekaran, Beau Kelly, Constance M. Mobley, Sylvester M. Black, Carlos Esquivel, and Jayme E. Locke

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Single-Center Experience With Liver Transplant Using Donors With Very High Transaminase Levels, Paulo N.A. Martins, Amanda Rawson, Babak Movahedi, Isabel M. A. Bruggenwirth, Natasha H. Dolgin, Ann-Britt Martins, Paria Mahboub, and Adel Bozorgzadeh

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Imaging and Management of Thoracic Trauma, Alex Newbury, Jon D. Dorfman, and Hao S. Lo

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Delayed Treatment Acceleration in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Have Inadequate Response to Initial Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors: Data from the Corrona Registry, Dimitrios A. Pappas, Robert A. Gerber, Heather J. Litman, David Gruben, Jamie Geier, Winnie D. Hua, Connie Chen, YouFu Li, Joel M. Kremer, John S. Andrews, and Jeffrey A. Bourret

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Post-hospitalization Treatment Regimen and Readmission for C. difficile Colitis in Medicare Beneficiaries, Charles M. Psoinos, Courtney E. Collins, M. Didem Ayturk, Frederick A. Anderson Jr., and Heena P. Santry

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Implementing an innovated preservation technology: The American Society of Transplant Surgeons' (ASTS) Standards Committee White Paper on Ex Situ Liver Machine Perfusion, Cristiano Quintini, Paulo N.A. Martins, Shimul Shah, Mary Killackey, Alan Reed, James Guarrera, and David A. Axelrod

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The Canady Helios Cold Plasma Scalpel Significantly Decreases Viability in Malignant Solid Tumor Cells in a Dose-Dependent Manner, Warren Rowe, Xiaoqian Cheng, Lawan Ly, Taisen Zhuang, Giacomo Basadonna, Barry Trink, Michael Keidar, and Jerome Canady

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Approach to the Diagnostic Workup and Management of Small Bowel Lesions at a Tertiary Care Center (poster), David Stein, Jonathan Green, Christopher R. Schlieve, Ann K. Friedrich, Kevin P. Baratta, David H. Ma, May Min, Krunal Patel, David R. Cave, Demetrius E. M. Litwin, and Mitchell A. Cahan

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Ischemia augments alloimmune injury through IL-6-driven CD4(+) alloreactivity, Mayuko Uehara, Zhabiz Solhjou, Naima Banouni, Vivek Kasinath, Ye Xiaqun, Li Dai, Osman Yilmam, Mine Yilmaz, Takaharu Ichimura, Paolo Fiorina, Paulo N.A. Martins, Shunsuke Ohori, Indira Guleria, Omar H. Maarouf, Stefan G. Tullius, Martina M. McGrath, and Reza Abdi

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The Role of Race and Economic Characteristics in the Presentation and Survival of Patients With Surgically Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, John M. Varlotto, Kerrie McKie, Rickie P. Voland, John C. Flickinger, Malcolm M. DeCamp, Debra Maddox, Paul Rava, Thomas J. Fitzgerald, William Walsh, Paulo Oliveira, Negar Rassaei, Jennifer Baima, and Karl Uy

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Population-based differences in the outcome and presentation of lung cancer patients based upon racial, histologic, and economic factors in all lung patients and those with metastatic disease, John M. Varlotto, Richard Voland, Kerrie McKie, John C. Flickinger, Malcolm M. DeCamp, Debra Maddox, Paul Rava, Thomas J. Fitzgerald, Geoffrey Graeber, Negar Rassaei, Paulo Oliveira, Suhail Ali, Chandra Belani, Jonathan Glanzman, Heather A. Wakelee, Manali Patel, Jennifer Baima, Jianying Zhang, and William Walsh

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High-resolution Imaging of Myeloperoxidase Activity Sensors in Human Cerebrovascular Disease, Youssef Z. Wadghiri, Dung Minh. Hoang, Anita M. Leporati, Matthew J. Gounis, Aurora Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Mary L. Mazzanti, John P. Weaver, Ajay K. Wakhloo, Peter Caravan, and Alexei A. Bogdanov Jr

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Adeno-Associated Virus Neutralizing Antibodies in Large Animals and Their Impact on Brain Intraparenchymal Gene Transfer, Dan Wang, Li Zhong, Mengxin Li, Jia Li, Karen Tran, Lingzhi Ren, Ran He, Jun Xie, Richard P. Moser, Cara Fraser, Tim Kuchel, Miguel Sena-Esteves, Terence R. Flotte, Neil Aronin, and Guangping Gao

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Diabetes impairs wound healing by Dnmt1-dependent dysregulation of hematopoietic stem cells differentiation towards macrophages, Jinglian Yan, Guodong Tie, Shoying Wang, Amanda A. Tutto, Natale DeMarco, Lyne Khair, Thomas G. Fazzio, and Louis M. Messina

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IRS2 mutations linked to invasion in pleomorphic invasive lobular carcinoma, Sha Zhu, B. Marie Ward, Jun Yu, Asia N. Matthew-Onabanjo, Jenny Janusis, Chung-Cheng Hsieh, Keith Tomaszewicz, Lloyd Hutchinson, Lihua Julie Zhu, Dina Kandil, and Leslie M. Shaw

Publications from 2017

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Surgeon leadership in the coding, billing, and contractual negotiations for fenestrated endovascular aortic aneurysm repair increases medical center contribution margin and physician reimbursement, Francesco A. Aiello, Jonathan Durgin, Vijaya Daniel, Louis M. Messina, Danielle R. Doucet, Jessica P. Simons, James Jenkins, and Andres Schanzer

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Ipsilateral Lower Limb Weakness After Sarcoma Treatment: A Case Report, Jennifer Baima, Amanda Doodlesack, and Jennifer LaFemina

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Donor Diabetes and Prolonged Cold Ischemia Time Synergistically Increase the Risk of Graft Failure After Liver Transplantation, Isabel M. A. Bruggenwirth, Natasha H. Dolgin, Robert J. Porte, Adel Bozorgzadeh, and Paulo N.A. Martins