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Lateral Lymph Nodes as the Achilles Heel of Low Rectal Cancer Surgery After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy: Are We Close to Solving the Riddle?

JAMA Surg 2019 Jul 3:e192220. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill.

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July 2019

A historical perspective on rectal cancer treatment: from the prehistoric era to the future.

Minerva Chir 2018 12 13;73(6):525-527. Epub 2018 Apr 13.

Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA -

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http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0026-4733.18.07708-8DOI Listing
December 2018

Less Is More in Colorectal Cancer Posttreatment Surveillance.

JAMA Surg 2018 10;153(10):877

Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2066DOI Listing
October 2018

Management of Acute Ulcerative Colitis.

Dis Colon Rectum 2018 09;61(9):1010-1013

Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001173DOI Listing
September 2018

Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer: Is It Time for a Paradigm Change?

JAMA Surg 2018 08 15;153(8):e181620. Epub 2018 Aug 15.

Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill.

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August 2018

Expert Commentary on Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer.

Dis Colon Rectum 2018 08;61(8):887

Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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August 2018

Role of surgery in the management of Crohn's disease.

Curr Probl Surg 2018 May 15;55(5):162-187. Epub 2018 May 15.

Northwest Hospital, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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May 2018

miR-4728-3p Functions as a Tumor Suppressor in Ulcerative Colitis-associated Colorectal Neoplasia Through Regulation of Focal Adhesion Signaling.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2017 08;23(8):1328-1337

*Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; †Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; ‡Section of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois; §Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; ‖Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; and ¶Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5535754PMC
August 2017

Preoperative Immunonutrition and Elective Colorectal Resection Outcomes.

Dis Colon Rectum 2017 Jan;60(1):68-75

1 Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 2 Department of Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 3 Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 4 Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 5 Colon and Rectal Surgery, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 6 General Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5147426PMC
January 2017

Orthopaedic Aspects of Marfan Syndrome: The Experience of a Referral Center for Diagnosis of Rare Diseases.

Adv Orthop 2016 5;2016:8275391. Epub 2016 Dec 5.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8275391DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5165130PMC
December 2016

Postoperative Medical Management of Crohn's Disease: Prevention and Surveillance Strategies.

J Gastrointest Surg 2016 08 26;20(8):1415-20. Epub 2016 May 26.

Department of Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St, Box 356410, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA.

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August 2016

Number of Diverticulitis Episodes Before Resection and Factors Associated With Earlier Interventions.

JAMA Surg 2016 07;151(7):604-10

Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle3Surgical Outcomes Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4956506PMC
July 2016

Two-Stage Surgical Treatment of Complex Femoral Deformities with Severe Coxa Vara in Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia.

JBJS Essent Surg Tech 2016 Jun 13;6(2):e14. Epub 2016 Apr 13.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Rome "Tor Vergata," Rome, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6145627PMC
June 2016

Inflammatory bowel disease surgery in the biologic era.

World J Gastrointest Surg 2016 May;8(5):363-70

Linda Ferrari, Mukta K Krane, Alessandro Fichera, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195-6410, United States.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4872064PMC
May 2016

Kono-S Anastomosis for Surgical Prophylaxis of Anastomotic Recurrence in Crohn's Disease: an International Multicenter Study.

J Gastrointest Surg 2016 Apr 22;20(4):783-90. Epub 2015 Dec 22.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan.

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April 2016

Laparoscopy for Rectal Cancer: Is the Story Settled?

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2016 Apr 30;26(4):302-4. Epub 2016 Mar 30.

Department of Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center , Seattle, Washington.

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April 2016

Ligation of Intersphincteric Fistula Tract: a Sphincter-Sparing Option for Complex Fistula-in-Ano.

J Gastrointest Surg 2016 Feb 22;20(2):439-44. Epub 2015 Sep 22.

Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Box 356410, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA.

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February 2016

The Impact of Elective Colon Resection on Rates of Emergency Surgery for Diverticulitis.

Ann Surg 2016 Jan;263(1):123-9

*Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA †Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA ‡Department of Surgery, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA §Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA ¶Department of Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4512938PMC
January 2016

Neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy and pathological complete response in rectal cancer.

Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf) 2015 Nov 19;3(4):277-88. Epub 2015 Aug 19.

Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4650974PMC
November 2015

Guidelines for the surgical treatment of Crohn's perianal fistulas.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2015 Apr;21(4):753-8

*Section Gastrointestinal Surgery, Division of General Surgery. Department of Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington; and †Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York.

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April 2015

Guidelines for the multidisciplinary management of Crohn's perianal fistulas: summary statement.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2015 Apr;21(4):723-30

*Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee; †Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland; ‡University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; §Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington; ‖Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York; and ¶Division of Clinical MRI, Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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April 2015

Risk factors for wound complications in patients undergoing primary closure of the perineal defect after total proctectomy.

Int J Colorectal Dis 2015 Jan 8;30(1):87-95. Epub 2014 Nov 8.

Department of Surgery, Catholic University School of Medicine, Largo A. Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00384-014-2062-0DOI Listing
January 2015

Biomaterials in the treatment of anal fistula: hope or hype?

Clin Colon Rectal Surg 2014 Dec;27(4):172-81

Department of Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1394156DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4226755PMC
December 2014

Surgical treatment of ulcerative colitis: ileorectal vs ileal pouch-anal anastomosis.

World J Gastroenterol 2014 Oct;20(37):13211-8

Daniele Scoglio, Alessandro Fichera, Department of Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195, Unites States.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4188879PMC
October 2014

Addressing the appropriateness of elective colon resection for diverticulitis: a report from the SCOAP CERTAIN collaborative.

Ann Surg 2014 Sep;260(3):533-8; discussion 538-9

*Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle †Department of Surgery, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA ‡Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (SCOAP), Seattle, WA §Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland ¶Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA ‖Department of Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000000894DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4160115PMC
September 2014

Establishing a successful clinical research program.

Clin Colon Rectal Surg 2014 Jun;27(2):65-70

Department of Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1376171DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4078205PMC
June 2014

Postoperative portomesenteric venous thrombosis: lessons learned from 1,069 consecutive laparoscopic colorectal resections.

World J Surg 2014 Apr;38(4):976-84

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, MC 5095, 5841 S. Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-013-2336-7DOI Listing
April 2014

Paradigm-shifting new evidence for treatment of rectal cancer.

J Gastrointest Surg 2014 Feb 26;18(2):391-7. Epub 2013 Jul 26.

Department of Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St, Box 356410, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11605-013-2297-zDOI Listing
February 2014

Rescue therapy with cyclosporine or infliximab is not associated with an increased risk for postoperative complications in patients hospitalized for severe steroid-refractory ulcerative colitis.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2014 Jan;20(1):14-20

*Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, †Department of Health Studies, the University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois; and ‡Department of Surgery, University of Washington Medicine, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.MIB.0000437497.07181.05DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4017597PMC
January 2014

Modern rectal cancer multidisciplinary treatment: the role of radiation and surgery.

Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Sep 21;20(9):2921-8. Epub 2013 Apr 21.

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-013-2966-xDOI Listing
September 2013

Extended lymphadenectomy in rectal cancer is debatable.

World J Surg 2013 Aug;37(8):1814-20

Department of Surgery, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S. Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-013-2030-9DOI Listing
August 2013

Does morbid obesity change outcomes after laparoscopic surgery for inflammatory bowel disease? Review of 626 consecutive cases.

J Am Coll Surg 2013 May 21;216(5):986-96. Epub 2013 Mar 21.

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.01.053DOI Listing
May 2013

Preoperative infliximab therapy does not increase morbidity and mortality after laparoscopic resection for inflammatory bowel disease.

Dis Colon Rectum 2013 Apr;56(4):449-57

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0b013e3182759029DOI Listing
April 2013

Laparoscopic rectal cancer surgery: where do we stand?

World J Gastroenterol 2012 Dec;18(46):6747-55

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 South Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3520163PMC
December 2012

Minimally invasive approaches for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.

World J Gastroenterol 2012 Dec;18(46):6756-63

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3520164PMC
December 2012

Antimesenteric functional end-to-end handsewn (Kono-S) anastomosis.

J Gastrointest Surg 2012 Jul 12;16(7):1412-6. Epub 2012 May 12.

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5095, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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July 2012

Totally laparoscopic total proctocolectomy: a safe alternative to open surgery in inflammatory bowel disease.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2012 May 14;18(5):863-8. Epub 2011 Jul 14.

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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May 2012

Single-incision laparoscopic total abdominal colectomy for refractory ulcerative colitis.

Surg Endosc 2012 Mar 30;26(3):862-8. Epub 2011 Sep 30.

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S. Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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March 2012

Robotic-assisted proctectomy for inflammatory bowel disease: a case-matched comparison of laparoscopic and robotic technique.

J Gastrointest Surg 2012 Mar 1;16(3):587-94. Epub 2011 Oct 1.

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center and The University of Chicago Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, 5841 S. Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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March 2012

Role of radiation in intermediate-risk rectal cancer.

Ann Surg Oncol 2012 Jan 24;19(1):126-30. Epub 2011 Jun 24.

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-011-1849-2DOI Listing
January 2012

Image of the month. Low-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma arising from a tailgut cyst.

Arch Surg 2012 Jan;147(1):93-4

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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January 2012

A large pelvic mass in a 39-year-old man.

Updates Surg 2011 Dec 2;63(4):293-6. Epub 2011 Apr 2.

Department of Surgery, Section of General Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S. Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13304-011-0063-xDOI Listing
December 2011

Total abdominal colectomy for refractory ulcerative colitis. Surgical treatment in evolution.

J Gastrointest Surg 2011 Nov 10;15(11):1909-16. Epub 2011 Sep 10.

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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November 2011

Acute appendicitis secondary to a granular cell tumor of the appendix in a 19-year-old male.

J Gastrointest Surg 2011 Aug 30;15(8):1482-5. Epub 2011 Apr 30.

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA.

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August 2011

Single incision ("scarless") laparoscopic total abdominal colectomy with end ileostomy for ulcerative colitis.

J Gastrointest Surg 2011 Jul 19;15(7):1247-51. Epub 2011 Feb 19.

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S. Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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July 2011

Laparoscopic treatment of Crohn's disease.

World J Surg 2011 Jul;35(7):1500-4

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker Medical School, MC 5095, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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July 2011

Minimally invasive pouch surgery for ulcerative colitis: is there a benefit in staging?

Dis Colon Rectum 2011 Mar;54(3):306-10

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA.

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March 2011

Health related quality of life in inflammatory bowel disease: the impact of surgical therapy.

World J Gastroenterol 2010 Oct;16(40):5024-34

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v16.i40.5024DOI Listing
October 2010

Laparoscopic colectomy for Crohn's colitis. A large prospective comparative study.

J Gastrointest Surg 2010 Apr 2;14(4):658-63. Epub 2010 Feb 2.

Department of Surgery, MC 5095, University of Chicago Hospitals, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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April 2010

Crohn's disease: How modern is the management of fistulizing disease?

Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2009 Sep;6(9):511-2

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September 2009

Laparoscopic en bloc resection of locally advanced colon cancer with involvement of the liver, small bowel, omentum, and abdominal wall.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2009 Apr;19(2):e38-40

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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April 2009

Laparoscopic restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch anal anastomosis: a comparative observational study on long-term functional results.

J Gastrointest Surg 2009 Mar 18;13(3):526-32. Epub 2008 Nov 18.

Department of Surgery, MC 5095, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S. Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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March 2009

Sorafenib triggers antiproliferative and pro-apoptotic signals in human esophageal adenocarcinoma cells.

Dig Dis Sci 2008 Dec 30;53(12):3055-64. Epub 2008 May 30.

Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago Medical Center, MC 4076. 5841 S. Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA.

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December 2008

Metastatic Crohn's disease of the bladder.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2008 Jan;14(1):140-2

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ibd.20254DOI Listing
January 2008

Parastomal hernia repair with acellular dermal matrix.

J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 2007 Sep-Oct;34(5):521-3

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Illinois, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.WON.0000290731.38817.edDOI Listing
January 2008

CD95 signaling deficient mice with a wild-type hematopoietic system are prone to hepatic neoplasia.

Apoptosis 2008 Jan;13(1):41-51

Ben May Department for Cancer Research, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10495-007-0149-6DOI Listing
January 2008

Preservation of the anal transition zone in ulcerative colitis. Long-term effects on defecatory function.

J Gastrointest Surg 2007 Dec 29;11(12):1647-52; discussion 1652-3. Epub 2007 Sep 29.

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

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December 2007

A vitamin D analogue inhibits colonic carcinogenesis in the AOM/DSS model.

J Surg Res 2007 Oct 15;142(2):239-45. Epub 2007 Jun 15.

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2007.02.038DOI Listing
October 2007

Laparoscopy or conventional open surgery for patients with ileocolonic Crohn's disease? A prospective study.

Surgery 2007 Oct;142(4):566-71; discussion 571.e1

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA.

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October 2007

Care of the obese patient with an ostomy.

J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 2005 Nov-Dec;32(6):378-83; quiz 384-5

Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Chicago Hospitals, IL 60637, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00152192-200511000-00008DOI Listing
August 2007

Surgical treatment of Crohn's disease.

J Gastrointest Surg 2007 Jun;11(6):791-803

Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

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June 2007

Synchronous colorectal adenocarcinoma and gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST).

Int J Colorectal Dis 2007 Feb 26;22(2):109-14. Epub 2006 Apr 26.

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, 5841 S. Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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February 2007

Patterns and operative treatment of recurrent Crohn's disease: a prospective longitudinal study.

Surgery 2006 Oct 7;140(4):649-54. Epub 2006 Sep 7.

University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill, USA.

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Protein Kinase-zeta inhibits collagen I-dependent and anchorage-independent growth and enhances apoptosis of human Caco-2 cells.

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Bowel necrosis associated with early jejunal tube feeding: A complication of postoperative enteral nutrition.

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July 2006

Physical reality simulation for training of laparoscopists in the 21st century. A multispecialty, multi-institutional study.

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How accurate is the Cleveland Clinic Foundation model in predicting operative risk in colorectal cancer patients?

Nat Clin Pract Oncol 2005 Jul;2(7):258-9

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July 2005

How accurate is the Cleveland Clinic Foundation model in predicting operative risk in colorectal cancer patients?

Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 2005 Jun;2(6):258-9

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