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General Surgery Residency

Publications

 

  • Bean JF, Kort CA, Radhakrishnan J. Concurrent congenital peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia and Bochdalek hernia in a neonate. SpringerPlus. 2014 Jun; 3(1): 290.
  • Bean JF, Qiu YY, Yu S, Clark S, Chu F, Madonna M. Glycolysis inhibition and its effects on doxorubicin resistance in neuroblastoma. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2014 Mar; 49(6): 981-984.
  • Bean JF, Rowell E. Evaluation of the adolescent female with acute lower abdominal pain. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. 2014 Sep; 15(3): 243-247.
  • Hunter CJ, Bean JF. Cronobacter: an emerging opportunistic pathogen associated with neonatal meningitis, sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis. Journal of Perinatology. 2013 Mar; 33(8): 581-585.
  • Radhakrishnan J, Bean JF, Piazza, D, Chin A. Accessory hemidiaphragm. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2014 Aug; 49(8): 1326-1331.
  • Bean JF, Hebal F, Hunter CJ. A single center retrospective review of hair tourniquet syndrome and a proposed treatment algorithm. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.11.041.
  • Bean JF, Wax D, Reynolds M. Arteriovenous Fistula: A Rare Complication After Nuss Procedure for Pectus Excavatum. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2014.

 

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

  • Bean J.F, & Arensman R.M. (2015). Surgical Interventions for Respiratory Distress and Airway Management. In J.P. Goldsmith (Ed.), Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate (pp. pending). Saint Louis, MO: Elsevier.
  • Bean J.F., & Barsness K.A. (2015). Cholecystectomy and Surgical Exploration of the Common Bile Duct. In M. Davenport, N. Heaton, R. Superina (Ed.), Surgery of the Liver, Bile Ducts and Pancreas in Children (pp. pending). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press
  • Madonna, M.B., & Bean, J.F. (2015). Congenital Disorders. In L. Zaoutis, V. Chiang (Ed.), Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine. 2nd Ed.

 

Oral Presentations

  • Bean, J.F., Chu, F., Madonna, M.B. (2014). Glycolysis inhibition and its effect on doxorubicin resistance in neuroblastoma. Oral Presentation presented at: Olga Jonasson Symposium, Warren H. Cole Society National Meeting; Chicago, IL.
  • Bean, J.F., Chu, F., Madonna, M.B. (2013). Glycolysis inhibition and its effects on doxorubicin resistance in neuroblastoma. Oral Presentation presented at: Section on Surgery, American Academy of Pediatrics National Meeting; Orlando, FL.
  • Bean, J.F., Hunter, C.J. (2014). Hair tourniquet syndrome: an institutional review and devised treatment algorithm. Oral Presentation presented at: International Symposium on Paediatric Surgical Research; Toronto, Canada.
  • Bean, J.F., Kabre, R.S., Hunter C.J. (2014). Isolated traumatic skull fractures in the pediatric population: is inpatient observation necessary?. Oral Presentation presented at: Pediatric Trauma Society National Meeting; Chicago, IL.
  • Bean, J.F., Smith-Singares, E. (2014). Inferior Vena Cava Injury. Oral Presentation presented at: Chicago Metropolitan Trauma Society; Chicago, IL.

 

Research Publications – Peer Reviewed Original Articles

  • Hyder O, Sachs T, Ejaz ASpolverato G, Pawlik TM. Impact of hospital teaching status on length of stay and mortality among patients undergoing complex Hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery in the USA. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  2013 Dec;17(12):2114-22
  • Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Lucas DL, Lau B, Weiss M, Johnston FM, Kheng M, Hirose K, Wolfgang CL, Haut E, Pawlik TM.  Defining incidence and risk factors of venous thromboembolism after hepatectomy. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2014 June;18(6):1116-24
  • Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Azad N, Pawlik TM. Surgery for colorectal liver metastases: The evolution of determining prognosis. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology. 2013; 5(12): 207-221.
  • Lucas DJ, Ejaz A, Haut ER, Spolverato G, Haider AH, Pawlik TM.  Interhospital transfer and adverse outcomes after general surgery: Implications for pay for performance. Journal of the American College of Surgeons.  2014 March; 218(3):393-400.
  • Ejaz A, Sachs T, Kamel IR, Pawlik TM.  Gallbladder Cancer – Current Management Options. Oncology and Hematology Review (US).  2013; 9(2): 102-108.
  • Amini N, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Herman JM, Pawlik TM. Temporal trends in liver-directed therapy of patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the United States: A population-based analysis. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2014 August;110(2):163-70.
  • Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Kim Y, Weiss M, Wolfgang CL, Hirose K, Pawlik TM. Readmission incidence and associated factors after a hepatic resection at a major hepato-pancreatico-biliary academic centre. HPB (Oxford). 2014 April 9. Epub ahead of print.
  • Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Hyder O, Kim Y, Pawlik TM. Failure to rescue as a source of variation in hospital mortality after hepatic surgery. British Journal of Surgery. 2014 June;101(7):836-46.
  • Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Kim Y, Sotiropoulos GC, Pau A, Alexandrescu S, Marques H, Pulitano C, Barroso E, Clary BM, Aldrighetti L, Bauer TW, Walters DM, Groeschl R, Gamblin TC, Marsh W, Nguyen KT, Turley R, Popescu I, Hubert C, Meyer S, Gigot JF, Mentha G, Pawlik TM. Tumor size predicts vascular invasion and histological grade among patients undergoing resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2014 July;18(7):1284-91.
  • Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Fields R, Bloomston M, Weber SM, Votanopoulos K, Worhunsky DJ, Swords D, Jin LX, Schmidt C, Acher AW, Saunders N, Cho CS, Herman JM, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. Impact of external-beam radiation therapy on outcomes among patients with resected gastric cancer: A multi-institutional analysis.Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2014 May 21. Epub ahead of print.
  • Weiss MJ, Kim Y, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Hirose K, Wolfgang CL, Choti MA, Pawlik TM. Venous thromboembolic prophylaxis following hepatic resection: Patterns of care among liver surgeons. HPB (Oxford). 2014 May 28. Epub ahead of print.
  • Zhu AX, Borger DR, Kim Y, Cosgrove D, Ejaz A, Alexandrescu S, Groeschl RT, Deshpande V, Lindberg JM, Ferrone C, Sempoux C, Yau T, Poon R, Popescu I, Bauer TW, Gamblin TC, Gigot JF, Anders RA, Pawlik TM. Genomic profiling of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: Refining prognosis and identifying therapeutic targets.Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2014 June 3. Epub ahead of print.
  • Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Bridges JF, Amini N, Kim Y, Pawlik TM. Choosing a cancer surgeon: Analyzing factors in patient decision-making using a best-worst scaling methodology. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2014 June 4. Epub ahead of print.
  • Kim Y, Ejaz A, Tayal A, Spolverato G, Bridges JF, Anders RA, Pawlik TM. Temporal trends in population-based death rates associated with chronic liver disease and liver cancer in the United States over the last 30 years.Cancer. 2014 June 10. Epub ahead of print.
  • Spolverato G, Kim Y, Ejaz A, Valero V, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Fields R, Bloomston M, Weber SM, Votanopoulos K, Schmidt C, Cho CS, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. A multi-institutional analysis of open versus minimal invasive surgery for gastric adenocarcinoma: Results of the US gastric cancer collaborative.
  • Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2014 June 10. Epub ahead of print.
  • Miura JT, Amini A, Schmocker R, Nichols S, Sukato D, Winslow ER, Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Squires MH, Maithel SK, Li A, Wu MC, Sarmiento JM, Bloomston M, Christians KK, Johnston FM, Tsai S, Turaga KK, Tsung A, Pawlik TM, Gamblin TC. Surgical management of hepatic Hemangiomas: a multi-institutional experience.
  • HPB (Oxford). 2014 June 19. Epub ahead of print.
  • Sachs TE, Ejaz A, Ahuja N, Makary MA, Wolfgang CL, Hirose K, Pawlik TM. Assessing the experience in complex hepatopancreatobiliary surgery among graduating chief residents: Is the operative experience enough?Surgery. 2014 August;156(2):385-93.
  • Ejaz A, Semenov E, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Tanner D, Hundt J, Pawlik TM. Synchronous primary colorectal and liver metastasis: Impact of operative approach on clinical outcomes and hospital charges. HPB. 2014 June 26. Epub ahead of print.
  • Gleisner AL, Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Pawlik TM. Time-related changes in the prognostic significance of the total number of examined lymph nodes in node-negative pancreatic cancer. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2014 June 29. Epub ahead of print.
  • Ejaz A, Sachs T, He J, Spolverato G, Hirose K, Ahuja N, Wolfgang CL, Makary MA, Weiss M, Pawlik TM. A comparison of open and minimally invasive surgery for hepatic and pancreatic resections using the nationwide inpatient sample. Surgery. 2014 July 10. Epub ahead of print.
  • Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Frank SM, Pawlik TM. Identifying variations in blood utilization based on hemoglobin transfusion trigger and target among hepatopancreaticobiliary surgeons. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2014 August; 219(2):217-28.
  • Squires MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides G, Pawlik TM, Weber SM, Schmidt CR, Votanopoulos K, Fields RC, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Levine E, Jin LX, Cho CS, Bloomston M, Winslow ER, Russell MC, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK. Utility of the proximal margin frozen section for resection of gastric adenocarcinoma: A 7-institution study of the US gastric cancer collaborative. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2014 July 22. Epub ahead of print.
  • Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Frank SM, Pawlik TM. Variations in triggers and use of perioperative blood transfusion in major gastrointestinal surgery. British Journal of Surgery. 2014 August 5.  Epub ahead of print.
  • Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Dodson R, Sicklick JK, Pitt HA, Lillemoe KD, Cameron JL, Pawlik TM. Long-term health-related quality of life after iatrogenic bile duct injury repair.Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2014 June 28. Epub ahead of print.
  • Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Kim Y, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Fields R, Bloomston M, Weber SM, Votanopoulos K, Worhunsky DJ, Swords D, Jin LX, Schmidt C, Acher AW, Saunders N, Cho CS, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. Rates and patterns of recurrence following curative intent resection for gastric cancer: A United States multi-institutional analysis. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2014 June 26. Epub ahead of print.
  • Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Kim Y, Squires MH, Poultsides GA, Fields R, Schmidt C, Weber SM, Votanopoulos K, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. Use of endoscopic ultrasound in the preoperative staging of gastric cancer: A multi-institutional study of the US gastric cancer collaborative. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2014 July 18. Epub ahead of print.
  • Kim Y, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Fields RC, Bloomston M, Weber SM, Votanopoulos K, Acher AW, Jin LX, Hawkins WG, Schmidt C, Kooby D, Worhunsky D, Saunders N, Cho CS, Levine EA, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. Conditional survival after surgical resection of gastric cancer: A multi-institutional of the US gastric cancer collaborative. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2014 October 7.  Epub ahead of print.
  • Schneider EB, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Hirose K, Makary M, Wolfgang CL, Ahuja N, Weiss M, Pawlik TM. Hospital volume and patient outcomes in hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgery: Is assessing differences in mortality enough? Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2014 October 9.  Epub ahead of print.
  • Amini N, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Maithel SK, Kim Y, Pawlik TM. Management of lymph nodes during resection of hepatocellular carcinoma and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: A systematic review.  Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2014 October 10. Epub ahead of print.
  • Amini N, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Gupta R, Margonis GA, Ejaz A, Pawlik TM. Lymph node status after resection for gallbladder adenocarcinoma: Prognostic implications of different nodal staging/scoring systems. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2014 October 13. Epub ahead of print.
  • Squires MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Pawlik TM, Weber SM, Schmidt CR, Votanopoulos KI, Fields RC, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Levine EA, Jin LX, Cho CS, Bloomston M, Winslow ER, Russell MC, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK. Is it time to abandon the 5-cm margin rule during resection of distal gastric adenocarcinoma? A multi-institution study of the US gastric cancer collaborative. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2014 October 15. Epub ahead of print.
  • Lucas DJ, Ejaz A, Bischoff DA, Schneider EB, Pawlik TM. Variation in readmission by hospital after colorectal cancer surgery.JAMA Surgery. 2014 October 22. Epub ahead of print.
  • Acher A, Squires MH, Fields RC, Poultsides GA, Schmidt C, Votanopoulos KI, Pawlik TM, Jin LX, Ejaz A, Kooby DA, Bloomston M, Worhunsky D, Levine EA, Saunders N, Winslow E, Cho CS, Meredith K, Leverson G, Maithel SK, Weber SM. Can the risk of non-home discharge after resection of gastric adenocarcinoma be predicted: A 7-instituion study of the US gastric cancer collaborative. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2014 November 6. Epub ahead of print.
  • Kim Y, Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Fields RC, Bloomston M, Weber SM, Votanopoulos K, Acher AW, Jin LX, Hawkins WG, Schmidt C, Kooby D, Worhunsky D, Saunders N, Levine EA, Cho CS, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. A nomogram to predict overall survival and disease-free survival after curative resection for gastric adenocarcinoma.Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2014 November 12. Epub ahead of print.
  • Margonis GA, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Ejaz A, Pawlik TM.  Intraoperative surgical margin re-resection for colorectal liver metastasis: Is it worth the effort? Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  2014 December 2.  Epub ahead of print.
  • Page AJ, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Zavadsky T, Grant MC, Galante DJ, Wick EC, Weiss M, Makary MA, Wu CL, Pawlik TM.  Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocols for Open Hepatectomy-Physiology, Immunomodulation, and Implementation. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2014 December 4.  Epub ahead of print.
  • Margonis GA, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Rastegar N, Anders R, Kamel IR, Pawlik TM. Benign solid tumors of the liver: Management in the modern era. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2015 January 6. Epub ahead of print.
  • Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Kim Y, Squires MH, Poultsides GA, Fields R, Schmidt C, Weber SM, Votanopoulos K, Gleisner AL, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. Prognostic performance of different lymph node staging systems after curative intent resection for gastric adenocarcinoma. Annals of Surgery. 2015 January 5. Epub ahead of print.
  • Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Squires MH, Poultsides GA, Fields RC, Bloomston M, Weber SM, Votanopoulos K, Acher AW, Jin LX, Hawkins WG, Schmidt C, Kooby D, Worhunsky D, Saunders N, Cho CS, Levine EA, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. Impact of body mass index on perioperative outcomes and survival after resection for gastric cancer. Journal of Surgical Research. 2014 December 31. Epub ahead of print.
  • Kim Y, Spolverato G, Amini N, Margonis GA, Gupta R, Ejaz A, Pawlik TM. Surgical management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: Defining an optimal prognostic lymph node stratification schema. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2015 February 7. Epub ahead of print.
  • Spolverato G, Vitale A, Ejaz A, Kim Y, Maithel SK, Cosgrove DP, Pawlik TM. The relative net health benefit of liver resection, ablation, and transplantation for early hepatocellular carcinoma. World Journal of Surgery. 2015 February 10. Epub ahead of print.

 

Research Publications – Peer Reviewed Original Articles – Accepted, Awaiting Publication

  • Ejaz A, Frank SM, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Pawlik TM. Defining transfusion triggers and utilization of fresh frozen plasma and platelets among patients undergoing hepatopancreaticobiliary and colorectal surgery. Annals of Surgery. Accepted for publication
  • Spolverato G, Kim Y, Ejaz A, Alexandrescu S, Marques H, Aldrighetti L, Gamblin TC, Pulitano C, Mentha G, Bauer TW, Shen F, Sandroussi C, Poultsides G, Maithel S, Pawlik TM. Conditional probability of long-term survival after liver resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: A multi-institutional analysis of 535 patients.  JAMA Surgery.  Accepted for publication.
  • Ejaz A, Frank SM, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Pawlik TM. Potential economic impact of using a restrictive transfusion trigger among patients undergoing major abdominal surgery. JAMA Surgery.  Accepted for publication.
  • Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Kim Y, Hall BL, Bilimoria K, Cohen M, Ko C, Pitt H, Pawlik TM. Patterns of Care Among Patients Undergoing Hepatic Resection: A Query of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Targeted Hepatectomy Database. Journal of Surgical Research. Accepted for publication.
  • Ejaz ASpolverato G, Kim Y, Poultsides GA, Fields RC, Bloomston M, Cho CS, Votanopoulos K, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. Impact of Blood Transfusions and Transfusion Practices on Long-Term Outcome following Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. Accepted for publication.
  • Margonis GA, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Maqsood H, Ejaz A, Pawlik TM. Neutrophil-Lymphocyte and Platelet-Lymphocyte Ratio in Patients After Resection for Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Malignancies. Journal of Surgical Oncology. Accepted for publication.
  • Amini N, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Ejaz A, Pawlik TM. National Trends in the Use of Surgery For Benign Hepatic Tumors in the United States. Surgery. Accepted for publication.
  • Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Margonis GA, Gupta R, Amini N, Frank SM, Pawlik TM. Impact of blood transfusions and transfusion practices on long-term outcome following hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. Accepted for publication.
  • Ejaz ASpolverato G, Kim Y, Wolfgang CL, Hirose K, Weiss M, Makary MA, Pawlik TM. The impact of resident involvement on surgical outcomes among patients undergoing hepatic and pancreatic resections.Surgery.  Accepted for publication.
  • Margonis GA, Kim Y, Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Gupta R, Cosgrove D, Anders R, Karagkounis G, Choti MA, Pawlik TM. Specific mutations in KRAS Codon 12 predict prognosis In colorectal liver metastasis.JAMA Surgery. Accepted for publication.

 

Research Publications – Submitted, Under Peer Review

  • Squires MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos K, Schmidt CR, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Levine EA, Jin LX, Cho CS, Winslow ER, Russell MC, Staley CA, Maithel SK. The effect of perioperative transfusion on recurrence and survival following gastric cancer resection: A 7-institution analysis of 765 patients from the US gastric cancer collaborative.  Journal of Surgical Oncology. Under Review.

 

Book Chapters

  • Spolverato G, Sachs T, Ejaz A, Pawlik TM (2014).  Methods of parenchymal transection.  In Cirurgia Do Figado, Pancreas E Vias Biliares. Maranhao, Brazil.

 

Published Abstracts and Other Scientific Exhibitions

  • “Impact of external-beam radiation therapy on outcomes among patients with resected gastric cancer: A multi-institutional analysis.” Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Squires MH, Weber SM, Poultsides GA, Votanopoulos KI, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Kooby DA, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Swords DS, Saunders N, Jin LX, Cho CS, Schmidt CR, Herman JM, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM.  Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Annual Conference. January 2014.
  • “Utility of the Proximal Margin Frozen Section for Resection of Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A 7-Institution Study of the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative.” Squires MH, Kooby DA, Pawlik TM, Weber SM, Poultsides GA, Schmidt CR, Votanopoulos KI, Fields RC, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho CS, Winslow E, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK. Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Annual Conference. January 2014.
  • “The Effect of Perioperative Transfusion on Recurrence and Survival Following Gastric Cancer Resection: A 7-Institution Analysis of 765 patients from the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative.” Squires MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt CR, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho CS, Winslow E, Russell MC, Staley CA, Maithel SK. Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Annual Conference. January 2014.
  • “Genomic Profiling of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Refining Prognosis and Identifying Therapeutic Targets.” Pawlik TM, Borger Darrell R, Kim Y, Cosgrove D, Ejaz A, Alexandrescu S, Groeschl RT, Deshpande V, Lindberg JM, Ferrone C, Sempoux C, Popescu I, Bauer TW, Gamblin TC, Gigot JF, Anders R, Zhu AX. Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Annual Conference. January 2014.
  • “Impact of external-beam radiation therapy on outcomes among patients with resected gastric cancer: A multi-institutional analysis.” Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Squires MH, Weber SM, Poultsides GA, Votanopoulos KI, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Kooby DA, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Swords DS, Saunders N, Jin LX, Cho CS, Schmidt CR, Herman JM, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM.  Society of Surgical Oncology Cancer Symposium, 67thAnnual Conference. March 2014.
  • “The Effect of Perioperative Transfusion on Recurrence and Survival Following Gastric Cancer Resection: A 7-Institution Analysis of 765 patients from the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative.” Squires MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt CR, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho CS, Winslow E, Russell MC, Staley CA, Maithel SK. Society of Surgical Oncology Cancer Symposium, 67th Annual Conference. March 2014
  • “A Multi-Institutional Study Comparing the Use of the AJCC 7th Edition Esophageal versus Gastric Staging System for Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer in a Western Population.” Adeshuko FA, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Pawlik TM, Weber SM, Schmidt C, Votanopoulos K, Fields R, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords D, Jin LX, Cho CS, Bloomston M, Winslow E, Russell MC, Staley CA, Maithel SK, Cardona K. Society of Surgical Oncology Cancer Symposium, 67th Annual Conference. March 2014.
  • “Is It Time to Abandon the 5cm Margin Rule During Resection of Distal Gastric Adenocarcinoma? A Multi-Institution Study of the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative.” Squires MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides G, Pawlik TM, Weber SM, Schmidt CR, Votanopoulos K, Fields RC, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho CS, Bloomston M, Winslow E, Russell MC, Cardona K< Staley CA, Maithel SK.  Society of Surgical Oncology Cancer Symposium, 67th Annual Conference. March 2014.
  • “Does Age Affect Clinical Presentation, Treatment, or Outcomes in Gastric Adenocarcinoma? A Multi-Institutional Study of the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative.” Etra JW, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Weber, S, Bloomston M, Fields R, Pawlik T, Votanopoulos K, Schmidt CR, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders ND, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho CS, Winslow E, Cardona K, Kooby DA, Staley CA, Maithel SK, Russell MC. Society of Surgical Oncology Cancer Symposium, 67th Annual Conference. March 2014.
  • “The Effect of Postoperative Morbidity on Survival After Resection for Gastric Adenocarcinoma: Results from the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative.” Jin LX, Moses LE, Yan Y, Squires MH, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Poultsides GA, Votanopoulos KI, Pawlik TM, Hawkins WG, Linehan D, Strasberg SM, Acher AW, Ejaz A, Kooby DA, Schmidt CR, Swords DS, Worhunsky DJ, Maithel SK, Fields RC. Society of Surgical Oncology Cancer Symposium, 67th Annual Conference. March 2014.
  • “Venous Thromboembolic Prophylaxis Following Hepatic Resection: Patterns of Care Among Liver Surgeons.” Spolverato G, Weiss M, Ejaz A, Hirose K, Wolfgang C, Pawlik TM. 11th World Congress of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association. March 2014.
  • “Identifying Variations in Blood Utilization Based on Hemoglobin Transfusion Trigger and Target Among Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgeons.” Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Frank SM, Pawlik TM. Department of Surgery Research Poster Session, Johns Hopkins Hospital. March 2014.
  • “Temporal Trends in Liver-Directed Therapy of Patients with Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma in the United States: A Population-Based Analysis.” Amini N, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Herman JM, Pawlik TM. Department of Surgery Research Poster Session, Johns Hopkins Hospital. March 2014.
  • “Temporal trends in Population-based Death Rates Associated with Chronic Liver Disease and Liver Cancer in the United States Over the Last 30 years.” Kim Y, Ejaz A, Tayal A, Spolverato G, Bridges JFP, Anders RA, Pawlik TM. Department of Surgery Research Poster Session, Johns Hopkins Hospital. March 2014.
  • “Failure-to-Rescue as a Source of Variation in Hospital Mortality after Hepatic Surgery: a Nationwide U.S. Analysis.” Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Hyder O, Kim Y, Pawlik TM.   Department of Surgery Research Poster Session, Johns Hopkins Hospital. March 2014.
  • “Can the Risk of Non-home Discharge After Resection of Gastric Adenocarcinoma Be Predicted?” Acher AW, Mathiel SK, Fields R, Poultsides GA, Schmidt C, Votanopoulous KI, Pawlik TM, Jin LX, Linehan DC, Hawkins WG, Strasberg SM, Ejaz A, Squires MH, Kooby D, Worhunsky D, Levine EA, Saunders ND, Spolverato G, Winslow E, Cho CS, Meredith K, Leverson G, Weber SM. Digestive Disease Week. May 2014.
  • “Difference in Outcomes Among Patients Undergoing Open vs. Laparoscopic-Assisted Approach for Gastric Cancer: A Multi-Institutional Analysis.” Spolverato G, Valero V, Kim Y, Ejaz A, Squires HM, Poultsides GA, Fields RC, Bloomston M, Weber SM, Votanopoulos KI, Worhunsky DJ, Swords DS, Jin LX, Schmidt CR, Acher AW, Saunders N, Cho CS, Mathiel SK, Pawlik TM. American Society of Clinical Oncology 50th Annual Meeting. May 2014.
  • “Impact of external-beam radiation therapy on outcomes among patients with resected gastric cancer: A multi-institutional analysis.” Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Squires MH, Weber SM, Poultsides GA, Votanopoulos KI, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Kooby DA, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Swords DS, Saunders N, Jin LX, Cho CS, Schmidt CR, Herman JM, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. American Society of Clinical Oncology 50th Annual Meeting. May 2014.
  • “Choosing a Cancer Surgeon: Analyzing Factors in Patient-Decision Making Using a Best-Worst Scaling Methodology.” Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Amini N, Kim Y, Bridges JFP, Pawlik TM. American Society of Clinical Oncology 50th Annual Meeting. May 2014.
  • “The Prognostic Value of Signet Ring Cell Histology in Resected Gastric Cancer.” Postlewait LM, Squires MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt CR, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho CS, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK. Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Annual Conference. January 2015.
  • “The Prognostic Value of Preoperative Helicobacter pylori Infection in Resected Gastric Cancer.” Postlewait LM, Squires MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt CR, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho CS, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK. Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Annual Conference. January 2015.
  • “The Optimal Length of the Proximal Resection Margin in Patients with Proximal Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A Multi-Institutional Study of the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative.” Postlewait LM, Squires MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt CR, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho CS, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK. Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Annual Conference. January 2015.
  • “An Assessment of Feeding Jejnuostomy Tube Placement at the Time of Resection for Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A Seven-Institution Analysis of 837 Patients from the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative.” Dann GC, Squires MH, Postlewait LM, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt CR, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Jin LX, Cho CS, Winslow E, Russell MC, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK. Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Annual Conference. January 2015.

 

Oral Presentations at Scientific/Professional Meetings

  • “The Effect of Postoperative Morbidity on Survival After Resection for Gastric Adenocarcinoma: Results from the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative.” Jin LX, Moses LE, Yan Y, Squires MH, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Poultsides GA, Votanopoulos KI, Pawlik TM, Hawkins WG, Linehan D, Strasberg SM, Acher AW, Ejaz A, Kooby DA, Schmidt CR, Swords DS, Worhunsky DJ, Maithel SK, Fields RC. Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Annual Conference. January 2014.
  • “Venous Thromboembolic Prophylaxis Following Hepatic Resection: Patterns of Care Among Liver Surgeons.” Weiss M, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Hirose K, Wolfgang C, Choti M, Pawlik TM. Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Annual Meeting.  February 2014.
  • “Synchronous Primary Colorectal Cancer and Liver Metastasis: Impact of Operative Approach on Clinical Outcomes and Hospital Costs.” Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Semenov E, Tanner D, Hundt J, Pawlik TM. Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Annual Meeting.  February 2014.
  • “Readmission After Hepatic Resection at a Quaternary Academic Center.” Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Lucas D, Weiss M, Wolfgang C, Hirose K, Choti M, Pawlik TM. Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Annual Meeting.  February 2014.
  • “Surgical Management of Hepatic Hemangiomas: An International Multi-Institutional Experience.” Miura JT, Li A, Schmocker R, Nichols S, Sukato D, Winslow E, Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Squires MH, Kooby D, Maithel S, Sarmiento JM, Bloomston M, Christians KK, Johnston FM, Tsai S, Turaga K, Tsung A, Pawlik TM, Wu M, Gamblin TC. Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Annual Meeting.  February 2014.
  • “Comparison of Open and Minimally Invasive Surgery for Hepatic and Pancreatic Resections Using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS).” Ejaz A, Sachs TE, Spolverato G, Ahuja N, Makary MA, Wolfgang CL, Hirose K, Weiss M, Pawlik TM. Academic Surgical Congress Annual Meeting. February 2014.
  • “Assessing the Experience in Complex Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Among Graduating Chief Residents: Is the Operative Experience Enough?” Sachs TE, Ejaz A, Ahuja N, Makary MA, Wolfgang CL, Hirose K, Pawlik TM.    Academic Surgical Congress Annual Meeting. February 2014.
  • “Hospital Volume and Patient Outcomes in Hepato-pancreatico-biliary Surgery: is Assessing Differences in Mortality Enough?” Schneider EB, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Haider AH, Makary MA, Wolfgang CL, Ahuja N, Weiss M, Pawlik TM. Academic Surgical Congress Annual Meeting. February 2014.
  • “Utility of the Proximal Margin Frozen Section for Resection of Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A 7-Institution Study of the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative.” Squires MH, Kooby DA, Pawlik TM, Weber SM, Poultsides GA, Schmidt CR, Votanopoulos KI, Fields RC, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho CS, Winslow E, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK.Society of Surgical Oncology Cancer Symposium, 67th Annual Conference. March 2014.
  • “Genomic Profiling of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Refining Prognosis and Identifying Therapeutic Targets.” Pawlik TM, Borger Darrell R, Kim Y, Cosgrove D, Ejaz A, Alexandrescu S, Groeschl RT, Deshpande V, Lindberg JM, Ferrone C, Sempoux C, Popescu I, Bauer TW, Gamblin TC, Gigot JF, Anders R, Zhu AX.  Society of Surgical Oncology Cancer Symposium, 67th Annual Conference. March 2014.
  • “Synchronous Primary Colorectal Cancer and Liver Metastasis: Impact of Operative Approach on Clinical Outcomes and Hospital Costs.”  Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Semenov E, Tanner D, Hundt J, Pawlik TM. 11th World Congress of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association. March 2014
  • “Readmission After Hepatic Resection at a Quaternary Academic Center.” Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Lucas D, Dodson R, Pawlik TM. 11th World Congress of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association. March 2014
  • “Surgical Management of Hepatic Hemangiomas: An International Multi-Institutional Experience.” Miura JT, Li A, Schmocker R, Nichols S, Sukato D, Winslow E, Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Squires MH, Kooby D, Maithel S, Sarmiento JM, Bloomston M, Christians KK, Johnston FM, Tsai S, Turaga K, Tsung A, Pawlik TM, Wu M, Gamblin TC. 11th World Congress of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association. March 2014
  • “Identifying Variations in Perioperative Blood Utilization Using Hemoglobin Triggers and Targets Across Surgical Specialties.” Ejaz A.  University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital and Health Sciences System Surgical Resident Research Conference.  May 2014.
  • “Identifying Variations in Perioperative Blood Utilization Using Hemoglobin Triggers and Targets Across Surgical Specialties.” Ejaz A.  Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Surgery Research Seminar. May 2014.
  • The Impact of Resident Involvement on Surgical Outcomes Among Patients Undergoing Hepatic and Pancreatic Resections.” Ejaz ASpolverato G, Kim Y, Wolfgang CL, Hirose K, Weiss M, Makary MA, Pawlik TM. Academic Surgical Congress Annual Meeting. February 2015.
  • “Patterns of Care Among Patients Undergoing Hepatic Resection: A Query of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Targeted Hepatectomy Database.” Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Kim Y, Hall BL, Bilimoria K, Cohen M, Ko C, Pitt H, Pawlik TM. Academic Surgical Congress Annual Meeting. February 2015.
  • “Net Health Benefit of Hepatic Resection Versus Intra-Arterial Therapies for Neuro-Endocrine Liver Metastases: A Markov Decision Model” Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Vitale A, Kim Y, Maithel SK, Cosgrove DP, Pawlik TM. Academic Surgical Congress Annual Meeting. February 2015.
  • S Naffouje MD, K Brown DO. Popliteal Artery Pseudoaneurysm Secondary to Osteochondroma: A Case Report and Update of Literature Review. Accepted for presentation at the Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS), Vail, CO Jan 29th – Feb 2nd 2015.
  • S Naffouje MD, S Bhagwandin DO, G Salti MD. Delayed Major Complications Following Cytoreductive Surgery Plus Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy. Poster Presentation at the 9th International Congress of Peritoneal Surface Malignancy, Amsterdam, Netherland. Oct 9-11 2014.
  • S Bhagwandin DO, S Naffouje MD, G Salti MD. Delayed Major Complications in Patients Undergoing Cytoreductive Surgery plus Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Following Hospital Discharge. Accepted for publication at the Journal of Surgical Oncology on Oct 3rd 2014.
  • S Naffouje MD, E Smith-Singares MD. The Role of Temporary Intravascular Shunts in Limb Salvage in the Contemporary Civilian Practice: An Overview and Future Project. Podium Presentation at the Fifth Annual W Baker Lectureship Day, Loyola University Medical Center – Stritch School of Medicine, May 7 2014.
  • S Naffouje, MD, S Eftaiha, MD, E Smith-Singares, MD. Use of Intravascular Shunts to Decrease Total Ischemic Time in Combined Orthopedic and Vascular Trauma. WINNING POSTER at the Chicago Lower Extremity Surgical Foundation (CLESF) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. Poster and Podium Presentation. Oct 20-25 2013.
  • S Eftaiha, MD, S Naffouje, MD, Eduardo Smith-Singares, MD. Traumatic Extremity Venous Injury Repair with Non-Autologous Venous Graft, Augmented with Arteriovenous Fistula: A Clinical Vignette. The Chicago Lower Extremity Surgical Foundation (CLESF) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. Poster and Podium Presentation. Oct 20-25 2013.
  • S Naffouje, MD, C Lai, MD, S Salzman, MD. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Trauma: A Case Report and Literature Review. The Chicago Metropolitan Trauma Society (CMTS) meeting, Chicago, IL. Podium Presentation. Sep 18 2013.
  • S Naffouje MD, G Salti MD FACS. Delayed Major Adverse Events Following Cytoreductive Surgery Plus Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy. Poster presentation at the Eighth International Symposium on Regional Cancer Therapies, Indian Wells, California. Feb 16-18 2013.
  • Bhagwandin, S. , Garcia-Roca, R. and Jeon, H. (2013) Acute Appendicitis Confined to an Incisional Hernia Following Renal Transplantation. Open Journal of Organ Transplant Surgery3, 50-52.
  • E Elli, MD FACS, M Masrur, MD, L Simpson, MD, O Mahdi-Babikir, MD, B Francesco, MD, N Buchs, MD, P Giulianotti, MD FACS. Division of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics National Meeting 2013, Topic: Glycolysis Inhibition and Its Effects on Doxorubicin-Resistance in Neuroblastoma Presenter: Dr. Jonathan Bean Pediatric Trauma Society National Meeting 2014, Topic: Isolated Traumatic Skull Fractures in the Pediatric Population – Is Inpatient Observation Necessary Presenter: Dr. Jonathan Bean
  • International Symposium of Pediatric Surgery Research 2014, Topic: Hair Tourniquet Syndrome – An Institutional Review and Proposed Treatment Algorithm Presenter: Dr. Jonathan Bean