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 2010

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Alcohol exposure as a risk factor for adverse outcomes in elective surgery, Bharath D. Nath, YouFu Li, James E. Carroll Jr., Gyongyi Szabo, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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Endothelial function predicts positive arterial-venous fistula remodeling in subjects with stage IV and V chronic kidney disease, Christopher D. Owens, Nicole Wake, Ji Min Kim, Dirk Hentschel, Michael S. Conte, and Andres Schanzer

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A neoadjuvant strategy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma increases the likelihood of receiving all components of care: lessons from a single-institution database, May Piperdi, Theodore P. McDade, Joon K. Shim, Bilal Piperdi, Sidney P. Kadish, Mary E. Sullivan, Giles F. Whalen, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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Critical limb ischemia, Andres Schanzer and Michael S. Conte

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Antiplatelet Medication in Patients with Vascular Disease and Following Interventions, Andres Schanzer, Karen J. Ho, and Michael Belkin

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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Venous, Andres Schanzer and Louis M. Messina

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Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Andres Schanzer and Louis M. Messina

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A genome-wide RNA interference screen reveals an essential CREB3L2-ATF5-MCL1 survival pathway in malignant glioma with therapeutic implications, Zhi Sheng, Li Li, Lihua Julie Zhu, Thomas W. Smith, Andrea Demers, Alonzo H. Ross, Richard P. Moser, and Michael R. Green

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Failure to achieve clinical improvement despite graft patency in patients undergoing infrainguinal lower extremity bypass for critical limb ischemia, Jessica P. Simons, Philip P. Goodney, Brian W. Nolan, Jack L. Cronenwett, Louis M. Messina, Andres Schanzer, and Vascular Study Group of Northern New England

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In-hospital mortality from liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: a simple risk score, Jessica P. Simons, Sing Chau Ng, Joshua S. Hill, Shimul A. Shah, Zheng Zhou, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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Progress for resectable pancreatic [corrected] cancer?: a population-based assessment of US practices, Jessica P. Simons, Sing Chau Ng, Theodore P. McDade, Zheng Zhou, Craig C. Earle, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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Hospital volume as a surrogate for laparoscopically assisted colectomy, Anand Singla, Jessica P. Simons, James E. Carroll, Youfu Li, Sing Chau Ng, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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Potential benefit of resection for stage IV gastric cancer: a national survey, Jillian K. Smith, Joshua S. Hill, Sing Chau Ng, Theodore P. McDade, Shimul A. Shah, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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Complications after pancreatectomy for neuroendocrine tumors: a national study, Jillian K. Smith, Sing Chau Ng, Joshua S. Hill, Jessica P. Simons, Edward J. Arous, Shimul A. Shah, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Theodore P. McDade

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Delay to reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction presenting to acute care hospitals: an international perspective, Frederick A. Spencer, Gilles Montalescot, Keith A. A. Fox, Shaun G. Goodman, Christopher B. Granger, Robert J. Goldberg, Gustavo B.F. Oliveira, Frederick A. Anderson, Kim A. Eagle, Gordon Fitzgerald, and Joel M. Gore

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Protamine reduces bleeding complications associated with carotid endarterectomy without increasing the risk of stroke, David H. Stone, Brian W. Nolan, Andres Schanzer, Philip P. Goodney, Robert A. Cambria, Donald S. Likosky, Daniel B. Walsh, Jack L. Cronenwett, and Vascular Study Group of Northern New England

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Therapeutic targeting of C-terminal binding protein in human cancer, Michael W. Straza, Seema Paliwal, Ramesh C. Kovi, Barur R. Rajeshkumar, Peter Trenh, Daniel Parker, Giles F. Whalen, Stephen Lyle, Celia A. Schiffer, and Steven R. Grossman

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Anti-infective external coating of central venous catheters: a randomized, noninferiority trial comparing 5-fluorouracil with chlorhexidine/silver sulfadiazine in preventing catheter colonization, J. Matthias Walz, Rui L. Avelar, Karen J. Longtine, Kent L. Carter, Leonard A. Mermel, Stephen O. Heard, 5-FU Catheter Study Group, Khaldoun Faris, Wiley R. Hall, Alan Orquiola, Melissa A. O'Neill, and Jaclyn K. Longtine

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Prevention of central venous catheter bloodstream infections, J. Matthias Walz, Stavros G. Memtsoudis, and Stephen O. Heard

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The use of lactate as a biomarker, Nicholas Watson and Stephen O. Heard

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Surgical management of acute cholecystitis at a tertiary care center in the modern era, Jason T. Wiseman, Maia N. Sharuk, Anand Singla, Mitchell Cahan, Demetrius E. M. Litwin, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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Recurrent ischemia across the spectrum of acute coronary syndromes: prevalence and prognostic significance of (re-)infarction and ST-segment changes in a large contemporary registry, Andrew T. Yan, Phillippe Gabriel Steg, Gordon Fitzgerald, Laurent J. Feldman, Kim A. Eagle, Joel M. Gore, Frederick A. Anderson Jr., Jose Lopez-Sendon, Enrique P. Gurfinkel, David Brieger, and Shaun G. Goodman

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Surgery and radiotherapy for retroperitoneal and abdominal sarcoma: both necessary and sufficient, Zheng Zhou, Theodore P. McDade, Jessica P. Simons, Sing Chau Ng, Laura A. Lambert, Giles F. Whalen, Shimul A. Shah, and Jennifer F. Tseng

Publications from 2009

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Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor located in pericallosal and intraventricular area in a child. Case report, Oguz Cataltepe, Paul C. Marshall, and Thomas W. Smith

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Colorectal neoplasia screening before age 50?: current epidemiologic trends in the United States, Erin K. Cooley, James T. McPhee, Jessica P. Simons, W. Brian Sweeney, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Karim Alavi

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Nationwide volume and mortality after elective surgery in cirrhotic patients, Nicholas G. Csikesz, Louis L. Nguyen, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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The Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Presentation and Treatment of Diverticular Disease, Nicholas G. Csikesz, Jessica P. Simons, Anand Singla, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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Protein kinase D1-mediated phosphorylation and subcellular localization of beta-catenin, Cheng Du, Meena Jaggi, Chuanyou Zhang, and Kethandapatti Balaji

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Surgeon volume impacts hospital mortality for pancreatic resection, Robert W. Eppsteiner, Nicholas G. Csikesz, James T. McPhee, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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Peripheral arterial interventions: trends in market share and outcomes by specialty, 1998-2005, Mohammad H. Eslami, Nicholas G. Csikesz, Andres Schanzer, and Louis M. Messina

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Cytoreductive surgery and intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemotherapy in the treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis, David C. Gammon, Traci M. Dutton, Bilal Piperdi, Jason Zybert, Steven H. Wolfe, Erin Nguyen, Dalia Sbat, Venu G. Pillarisetty, Mary E. Sullivan, and Giles F. Whalen

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The expanded Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events: Baseline characteristics, management practices, and hospital outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndromes, Shaun G. Goodman, Wei Huang, Andrew T. Yan, Andrzej Budaj, Brian M. Kennelly, Joel M. Gore, Keith A. A. Fox, Robert J. Goldberg, Frederick A. Anderson, and Expanded Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE2) Investigators

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Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: the impact of surgical resection on survival, Joshua S. Hill, James T. McPhee, Theodore P. McDade, Zheng Zhou, Mary E. Sullivan, Giles F. Whalen, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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In-hospital mortality after pancreatic resection for chronic pancreatitis: population-based estimates from the nationwide inpatient sample, Joshua S. Hill, James T. McPhee, Giles F. Whalen, Mary E. Sullivan, Andrew L. Warshaw, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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The Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW): rationale and study design, Frederick H. Hooven, Jonathan D. Adachi, Silvano Adami, Steven Boonen, Juliet E. Compston, Cyrus Cooper, Pierre Delmas, Adolfo Diez-Perez, Stephen H. Gehlbach, Susan L. Greenspan, Andrea Z. LaCroix, Robert Lindsay, J. Coen Netelenbos, Johannes Pfeilschifter, Christian Roux, Kenneth G. Saag, Phillip Sambrook, Stuart Silverman, Ethel S. Siris, Nelson B. Watts, and Frederick A. Anderson Jr.

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Temporal trends in the use of invasive cardiac procedures for non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndromes according to initial risk stratification., Sean Jedrzkiewicz, Shaun G. Goodman, Raymond T. Yan, Robert C. Welsh, Jan Kornder, J. Paul DeYoung, Graham C. Wong, Barry Rose, Francois R. Grondin, Richard Gallo, Wei Huang, Joel M. Gore, Andrew T. Yan, and Canadian Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE/GRACE2) Investigators

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Predictors and implications of Q-waves in ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes, Troy LaBounty, Hitinder S. Gurm, Shaun G. Goodman, Gilles Montalescot, Jose Lopez-Sendon, Ann L. Quill, and Kim A. Eagle

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Chemoprevention Indication Score: a user-friendly tool for prevention of breast cancer - pilot analysis, Rakhshanda Layeequr Rahman and Sybil L. Crawford

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Treatment of chronic lateral ankle instability: a modified brostrom technique using three suture anchors, Xinning Li, Timothy J. Lin, and Brian D. Busconi

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Endovascular treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms in the United States (2001-2006): a significant survival benefit over open repair is independently associated with increased institutional volume, James T. McPhee, Mohammad H. Eslami, Elias J. Arous, Louis M. Messina, and Andres Schanzer

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Total pancreatectomy: a national study, Melissa M. Murphy, William J. Knaus II, Sing Chau Ng, Joshua S. Hill, James T. McPhee, Shimul A. Shah, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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Predicting major complications after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a simple risk score, Melissa M. Murphy, Shimul A. Shah, Jessica P. Simons, Nicholas G. Csikesz, Theodore P. McDade, Andreea Bodnari, Sing Chau Ng, Zheng Zhou, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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Pancreatic resection: a key component to reducing racial disparities in pancreatic adenocarcinoma, Melissa M. Murphy, Jessica P. Simons, Joshua S. Hill, Theodore P. McDade, Sing Chau Ng, Giles F. Whalen, Shimul A. Shah, Lynn H. Harrison Jr., and Jennifer F. Tseng

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Racial differences in cancer specialist consultation, treatment, and outcomes for locoregional pancreatic adenocarcinoma, Melissa M. Murphy, Jessica P. Simons, Sing Chau Ng, Theodore P. McDade, Jillian K. Smith, Shimul A. Shah, Zheng Zhou, Craig C. Earle, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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Recent Trends in Clinical Outcomes and Resource Utilization for Pulmonary Embolism in the United States: Findings From the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, B. Park, Louis M. Messina, Phong Dargon, Wei Huang, R. Ciocca, and Frederick A. Anderson

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Use of gauze-based negative pressure wound therapy in a pediatric burn patient, Charles M. Psoinos, Ronald A. Ignotz, Janice F. Lalikos, Gary M. Fudem, Paul Savoie, and Raymond M. Dunn

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Injury and Violence, Daniel J. Rogers, Mariann M. Manno, Anthony DeRoss, and Michael P. Hirsh

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Impact of comorbidities on decision-making in chronic critical limb ischemia, Andres Schanzer

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Validation of the PIII CLI risk score for the prediction of amputation-free survival in patients undergoing infrainguinal autogenous vein bypass for critical limb ischemia, Andres Schanzer, Philip P. Goodney, YouFu Li, Mohammad H. Eslami, Jack L. Cronenwett, Louis M. Messina, and Michael S. Conte

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An increasing demand for integrated vascular residency training far outweighs the limited supply of positions, Andres Schanzer, Jeff Nahmias, Kathleen Korenda, Mohammad H. Eslami, Elias J. Arous, and Louis M. Messina

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Commentary. Midterm outcome after the distal revascularization and interval ligation (DRIL) procedure, Andres Schanzer and Harry Schanzer

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Vascular surgery training trends from 2001-2007: A substantial increase in total procedure volume is driven by escalating endovascular procedure volume and stable open procedure volume, Andres Schanzer, Robert Steppacher, Mohammad H. Eslami, Elias J. Arous, Louis M. Messina, and Michael Belkin

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Perioperative mortality for management of hepatic neoplasm: a simple risk score, Jessica P. Simons, Joshua S. Hill, Sing Chau Ng, Shimul A. Shah, Zheng Zhou, Giles F. Whalen, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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In-hospital mortality for liver resection for metastases: a simple risk score, Jessica P. Simons, Sing Chau Ng, Joshua S. Hill, Shimul A. Shah, Andreea Bodnari, Zheng Zhou, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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National complication rates after pancreatectomy: beyond mere mortality, Jessica P. Simons, Shimul A. Shah, Sing Chau Ng, Giles F. Whalen, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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National hospital volume in acute pancreatitis: analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 1998-2006, Anand Singla, Nicholas G. Csikesz, Jessica P. Simons, YouFu Li, Sing Chau Ng, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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Is the growth in laparoscopic surgery reproducible with more complex procedures, Anand Singla, Youfu Li, Sing Chau Ng, Nicholas G. Csikesz, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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Racial Disparities in the Care of Acute Cholecystitis: A National Study, Anand Singla, Melissa M. Murphy, Sing Chau Ng, Youfu Li, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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Admission volume determines outcome for patients with acute pancreatitis, Anand Singla, Jessica P. Simons, Youfu Li, Nicholas G. Csikesz, Sing Chau Ng, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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An analysis of carotid artery stenting procedures performed in New York and Florida (2005-2006): procedure indication, stroke rate, and mortality rate are equivalent for vascular surgeons and non-vascular surgeons, Robert Steppacher, Nicholas G. Csikesz, Mohammad H. Eslami, Elias J. Arous, Louis M. Messina, and Andres Schanzer

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Impact of prior statin therapy on arrhythmic events in patients with acute coronary syndromes (from the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events [GRACE]), Ameeth Vedre, Hitinder S. Gurm, James B. Froehlich, Eva M. Kline-Rogers, Gilles Montalescot, Joel M. Gore, David Brieger, Ann L. Quill, and Kim A. Eagle

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Duodenal diverticulum: case report of a perforated extraluminal diverticulum containing ectopic pancreatic tissue, Japa Volchok, Tareq Massimi, Sarah Wilkins, and Eugene L. Curletti

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Enhanced fracture repair by leukotriene antagonism is characterized by increased chondrocyte proliferation and early bone formation: a novel role of the cysteinyl LT-1 receptor, John J. Wixted, Paul J. Fanning, Tripti Gaur, Shannon L. O'Connell, Jason Silva, April Mason-Savas, David C. Ayers, Gary S. Stein, and Jane B. Lian

Publications from 2008

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The impact of ethnicity on the presentation and prognosis of patients with gastric adenocarcinoma. Results from the National Cancer Data Base, Waddah B. Al-Refaie, Jennifer F. Tseng, Greer Gay, Lina Patel-Parekh, Paul F. Mansfield, Peter W. T. Pisters, James C. Yao, and Barry W. Feig

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Current status of surgical management of acute cholecystitis in the United States, Nicholas G. Csikesz, Rocco Ricciardi, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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Surgical specialization and operative mortality in hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) surgery, Nicholas G. Csikesz, Jessica P. Simons, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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Trends in surgical management for acute cholecystitis, Nicholas G. Csikesz, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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Trends in acute reperfusion therapy for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction from 1999 to 2006: we are getting better but we have got a long way to go, Kim A. Eagle, Brahmajee K. Nallamothu, Rajendra H. Mehta, Christopher B. Granger, Phillippe Gabriel Steg, Frans Van de Werf, Jose Lopez-Sendon, Shaun G. Goodman, Ann L. Quill, and Keith A. A. Fox

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High volume and outcome after liver resection: surgeon or center, Robert W. Eppsteiner, Nicholas G. Csikesz, Jessica P. Simons, Jennifer F. Tseng, and Shimul A. Shah

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Prostate carcinoma and radiation therapy: therapeutic treatment resistance and strategies for targeted therapeutic intervention, Thomas J. Fitzgerald, Tao Wang, Hira Lal Goel, Jiayi Huang, Gary S. Stein, Jane B. Lian, Roger J. Davis, Stephen J. Doxsey, Kethandapatti C. Balaji, Jesse N. Aronowitz, and Lucia R. Languino

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Simulated Basic Skills Training: Graduate Nursing Students Teaching Medical Students: A Work in Progress, Janet Hale, Sarah M. McGee, Mary L. Zanetti, Mai-Lan Rogoff, Melinda F. Taylor, Carolyn Kelly, Mitchell Cahan, Robin Toft Klar, Carol A. Jaffarian, Sheldon L. Hollins, Linda Chellali, Steven DeGurski, Melissa Plourde, Susan Lattanzi, Ann DeFosse, Nancy Bettez, Joan Morrison, and Stella Quartey

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Interleukin 18 binding protein (IL18-BP) inhibits neointimal hyperplasia after balloon injury in an atherosclerotic rabbit model, Jian-ming Li, Mohammad H. Eslami, Michael J. Rohrer, Phong Dargon, Isabelle Joris, Gregory M. Hendricks, Stephen P. Baker, and Bruce S. Cutler

Inflammatory Patterns and Cellular and Vascular Permeation in Rat Abdominal Wall Defects Using Alloderm, Permacol and CollaMend for Repair, Joyce K. McIntyre

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Carotid artery stenting has increased rates of postprocedure stroke, death, and resource utilization than does carotid endarterectomy in the United States, 2005, James T. McPhee, Andres Schanzer, Louis M. Messina, and Mohammad H. Eslami

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Early remodeling of lower extremity vein grafts: inflammation influences biomechanical adaptation, Christopher D. Owens, Frank J. Rybicki, Nicole Wake, Andres Schanzer, Dimitrios Mitsouras, Marie D. Gerhard-Herman, and Michael S. Conte

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Adenoviral endoplasmic reticulum-targeted mda-7/interleukin-24 vector enhances human cancer cell killing, Abujiang Pataer, Wenxian Hu, Lu Xiaolin, Sunil Chada, Jack A. Roth, Kelly K. Hunt, and Stephen G. Swisher

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Cidea is associated with lipid droplets and insulin sensitivity in humans, Vishwajeet Puri, Srijana Ranjit, Silvana Konda, Sarah M. Nicoloro, Juerg R. Straubhaar, Anil Chawla, My T. Chouinard, Chenyi Lin, Alison Burkart, Silvia Corvera, Richard A. Perugini, and Michael P. Czech

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Transient expansion of vestibular schwannoma following stereotactic radiosurgery, Nobutaka Saeki, Yoshinori Higuchi, Toru Serizawa, Junichi Ono, Shinji Matsuda, Iwao Yamakami, and Nobutaka Saeki

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Brachial artery ligation with total graft excision is a safe and effective approach to prosthetic arteriovenous graft infections, Andres Schanzer, Andrea L. Ciaranello, and Harry Schanzer

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Statins are independently associated with reduced mortality in patients undergoing infrainguinal bypass graft surgery for critical limb ischemia, Andres Schanzer, Nathanael Hevelone, Christopher D. Owens, Joshua A. Beckman, Michael Belkin, and Michael S. Conte

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Risk stratification in critical limb ischemia: derivation and validation of a model to predict amputation-free survival using multicenter surgical outcomes data, Andres Schanzer, Jessica Mega, Judith Meadows, Russell H. Samson, Dennis F. Bandyk, and Michael S. Conte

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Oxygen saturation determined from deep muscle, not thenar tissue, is an early indicator of central hypovolemia in humans, Babs R. Soller, Kathy L. Ryan, Caroline A. Rickards, William H. Cooke, Ye Yang, Olusola O. Soyemi, Bruce A. Crookes, Stephen O. Heard, and Victor A. Convertino

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Impact of in-hospital revascularization on survival in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome and congestive heart failure, Phillippe Gabriel Steg, Arthur Kerner, Frans Van de Werf, Jose Lopez-Sendon, Joel M. Gore, Gordon Fitzgerald, Laurent J. Feldman, Frederick A. Anderson Jr., and Alvaro Avezum

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Differential effects of donor-specific alloantibody, Nicole A. Turgeon, Allan D. Kirk, and Neal N. Iwakoshi

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Who let the bugs in, J. Matthias Walz, Khaldoun Faris, and Stephen O. Heard

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Nursing Students Teaching Medical Students: An Interdisciplinary Teaching Experience, Mary L. Zanetti, Laura A. Sefton, Janet Hale, Carol A. Jaffarian, Mitchell Cahan, and Sarah M. McGee

Publications from 2007

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Efficacy and safety of epoetin alfa in critically ill patients, Howard L. Corwin, Andrew Gettinger, Timothy C. Favian, Addison May, Ronald G. Pearl, Stephen O. Heard, Robert An, Peter J. Bowers, Paul Burton, Mark A. Klausner, and Michael J. Corwin

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Decline in rates of death and heart failure in acute coronary syndromes, 1999-2006, Keith A. A. Fox, Phillippe Gabriel Steg, Kim A. Eagle, Shaun G. Goodman, Frederick A. Anderson Jr., Christopher B. Granger, Marcus D. Flather, Andrzej Budaj, Ann L. Quill, and Joel M. Gore

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Control of Bleeding from the Portal/Superior Mesenteric Vein, Joshua S. Hill, Sridhar Shankar, Douglas B. Evans, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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Superiority of sonographic hematoma guided resection of mammogram only visible breast cancer: wire localization should be an exception--not the rule, Rakhshanda Layeequr Rahman, Sybil L. Crawford, Anne Larkin, and Robert M. Quinlan

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Sonographic hematoma-guided vs wire-localized lumpectomy for breast cancer: a comparison of margins and volume of resection, Rakhshanda Layeequr Rahman, Elaine Iuanow, Sybil L. Crawford, and Robert M. Quinlan

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Temporal evolution of gene expression in rat carotid artery following balloon angioplasty, Jian-ming Li, Xueqing Zhang, Peter R. Nelson, Paul R. Odgren, Janice D. Nelson, Calin A. Vasiliu, Jane Park, Marvin Morris, Jane B. Lian, Bruce S. Cutler, and Peter E. Newburger

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Perioperative mortality for pancreatectomy: a national perspective, James T. McPhee, Joshua S. Hill, Giles F. Whalen, Maksim Zayaruzny, Demetrius E. M. Litwin, Mary E. Sullivan, Frederick A. Anderson, and Jennifer F. Tseng

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Impact of prior peripheral arterial disease and stroke on outcomes of acute coronary syndromes and effect of evidence-based therapies (from the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events), Debabrata Mukherjee, Kim A. Eagle, Eva M. Kline-Rogers, Laurent J. Feldman, Jean-Michel Juliard, Giancarlo Agnelli, Andrzej Budaj, Alvaro Avezum, Jeanna Allegrone, Gordon Fitzgerald, and Phillippe Gabriel Steg

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Refinement of survival prediction in patients undergoing lower extremity bypass surgery: stratification by chronic kidney disease classification, Christopher D. Owens, Karen J. Ho, Sang Kim, Andres Schanzer, Julie Lin, Evan Matros, Michael Belkin, and Michael S. Conte

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Metabolic characterization of nondiabetic severely obese patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: preoperative classification predicts the effects of gastric bypass on insulin-glucose homeostasis, Richard A. Perugini, Steven H. Quarfordt, Stephen P. Baker, Donald R. Czerniach, Demetrius E. M. Litwin, and John J. Kelly

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Impact of resection status on pattern of failure and survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma, Chandrajit P. Raut, Jennifer F. Tseng, Charlotte C. Sun, Huamin Wang, Robert A. Wolff, Christopher H. Crane, Rosa Hwang, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, Eddie K. Abdalla, Jeffrey E. Lee, Peter W. T. Pisters, and Douglas B. Evans

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Technical factors affecting autogenous vein graft failure: observations from a large multicenter trial, Andres Schanzer, Nathanael Hevelone, Christopher D. Owens, Michael Belkin, Dennis F. Bandyk, Alexander W. Clowes, Gregory L. Moneta, and Michael S. Conte

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Restenosis after carotid endarterectomy performed with routine intraoperative duplex ultrasonography and arterial patch closure: a contemporary series, Andres Schanzer, Andrew Hoel, Christopher D. Owens, Nicole Wake, Louis L. Nguyen, Michael S. Conte, and Michael Belkin

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Superficial femoral artery percutaneous intervention is an effective strategy to optimize inflow for distal origin bypass grafts, Andres Schanzer, Christopher D. Owens, Michael S. Conte, and Michael Belkin