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Whence Resistance?

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2015 Dec 17;16(6):716-20. Epub 2015 Jul 17.

1 Department of Surgery, The University of Virginia Health System , Charlottesville, Virginia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2014.160DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4702436PMC
December 2015

Hypocaloric compared with eucaloric nutritional support and its effect on infection rates in a surgical intensive care unit: a randomized controlled trial.

Am J Clin Nutr 2014 Nov 3;100(5):1337-43. Epub 2014 Sep 3.

From the Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA (EJC, RTP, RM, TH, LHR, LMR, MDM, CAG, BRS, KFW, KBO, and RGS), and the Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA (GJS).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.114.088609DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4196484PMC
November 2014

Characteristics of surgical patients receiving inappropriate empiric antimicrobial therapy.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2014 Oct;77(4):546-54

From the Department of General Surgery (S.W.D., C.A.G., R.G.S.), School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; Biostatistics Unit (J.T.E.), Center for Health Disparities, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina; Department of Surgery (T.H.), Division of Burn/Trauma/Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas; Department of Endocrine Surgery (R.M.), Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio; and (B.R.S.), Mercy Clinic General and Specialty Surgery, Springfield, Missouri.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000000309DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4699284PMC
October 2014

Does it Matter if we get it right? Impact of appropriateness of empiric antimicrobial therapy among surgical patients.

Shock 2014 Sep;42(3):185-91

*University of Virginia School of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Charlottesville, Virginia; †Biostatistics Unit, Center for Health Disparities, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina; ‡University of Texas Southwestern, Department of Surgery, Division of Burn/Trauma/Critical Care, Dallas, Texas; §Cleveland Clinic, Department of Endocrine Surgery, Cleveland, Ohio; and ∥Mercy Clinic General and Specialty Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Springfield, Missouri.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SHK.0000000000000192DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4134367PMC
September 2014

Sex- and diagnosis-dependent differences in mortality and admission cytokine levels among patients admitted for intensive care.

Crit Care Med 2014 May;42(5):1110-20

1Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA. 2Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. 3Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN. 4Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. 5Department of Surgery, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL. 6Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000000139DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4714708PMC
May 2014

Continuous intraoperative temperature measurement and surgical site infection risk: analysis of anesthesia information system data in 1008 colorectal procedures.

Ann Surg 2013 Oct;258(4):606-12; discussion 612-3

*University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN †Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH ‡General and Specialty Surgery, Mercy Clinic, Springfield, MO §Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182a4ec0fDOI Listing
October 2013

Model for End-stage Liver Disease (MELD) in predicting postoperative mortality of patients undergoing colorectal surgery.

Am Surg 2013 Apr;79(4):347-52

Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA.

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April 2013

Severe traumatic head injury affects systemic cytokine expression.

J Am Coll Surg 2012 Apr 17;214(4):478-86; discussion 486-8. Epub 2012 Feb 17.

Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S10727515110133
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2011.12.015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3609411PMC
April 2012

Colonic volvulus: presentation and management in metropolitan Minnesota, United States.

Dis Colon Rectum 2012 Apr;55(4):444-9

Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0b013e3182404b3dDOI Listing
April 2012

Thirty-day outcomes in patients treated with en bloc colectomy and pancreatectomy for locally advanced carcinoma of the colon.

J Gastrointest Surg 2012 Mar 29;16(3):581-6. Epub 2011 Sep 29.

Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s11605-011-1691
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11605-011-1691-7DOI Listing
March 2012

The impact of coronary artery endarterectomy on outcomes during coronary artery bypass grafting.

J Card Surg 2011 May 7;26(3):247-53. Epub 2011 Apr 7.

Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-8191.2011.01247.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3117196PMC
May 2011

The importance of isopropyl alcohol in skin preparation solutions.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011 Apr;32(4):405-6; author reply 406-8

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/659254DOI Listing
April 2011

Importance of alcohol in skin preparation protocols.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2010 Sep;31(9):977

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/655843DOI Listing
September 2010

Surgical site infection prevention: how we do it.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2010 Jun;11(3):289-94

Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2010.021DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4702440PMC
June 2010

Effects of preoperative skin preparation on postoperative wound infection rates: a prospective study of 3 skin preparation protocols.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2009 Oct;30(10):964-71

Departments of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, 22908-0300, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/605926DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3371364PMC
October 2009

Patients with Merkel cell carcinoma tumors < or = 1.0 cm in diameter are unlikely to harbor regional lymph node metastasis.

J Clin Oncol 2009 Aug 6;27(23):3772-7. Epub 2009 Jul 6.

Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, 1215 Lee St, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2008.20.8272DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2727285PMC
August 2009

Obesity and site-specific nosocomial infection risk in the intensive care unit.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2009 Apr;10(2):137-42

Division of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2008.028DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2963594PMC
April 2009

Is mitral valve repair superior to replacement in elderly patients?

Ann Thorac Surg 2008 Jul;86(1):77-85; discussion 86

Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.03.020DOI Listing
July 2008

Timing of stroke after cardiopulmonary bypass determines mortality.

Ann Thorac Surg 2008 May;85(5):1556-62; discussion 1562-3

Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.02.035DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2749222PMC
May 2008

Outbreak of resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections during a quarterly cycling antibiotic regimen.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2008 Apr;9(2):139-52

Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2006.102DOI Listing
April 2008

High levels of endogenous estrogens are associated with death in the critically injured adult.

J Trauma 2008 Mar;64(3):580-5

Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0b013e31816543ddDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2654263PMC
March 2008

Cutaneous metastases in patients with rectal cancer: a report of six cases.

Am Surg 2008 Feb;74(2):138-40

Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

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February 2008

Antimicrobial-impregnated surgical incise drapes in the prevention of mesh infection after ventral hernia repair.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2008 Feb;9(1):23-32

Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908-0300, USA.

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https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/sur.2007.021
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2007.021DOI Listing
February 2008

Serum estradiol concentration as a predictor of death in critically ill and injured adults.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2008 Feb;9(1):41-8

Division of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2007.037DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2654258PMC
February 2008

The effect of a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet on post laparoscopic gastric bypass weight loss: a prospective randomized trial.

J Surg Res 2007 Oct 12;142(2):308-13. Epub 2007 Jul 12.

Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908-0300, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2007.02.052DOI Listing
October 2007

Is fever protective in surgical patients with bloodstream infection?

J Am Coll Surg 2007 May;204(5):815-21; discussion 822-3

Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908-0300, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2007.01.033DOI Listing
May 2007

Modified two-stage ileal pouch-anal anastomosis: equivalent outcomes with less resource utilization.

Dis Colon Rectum 2005 Feb;48(2):256-61

Department of Surgery, The Penn State College of Medicine, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10350-004-0848-9DOI Listing
February 2005

Factors affecting cost and length of stay associated with the ileal pouch-anal anastomosis.

Dis Colon Rectum 2003 Jun;46(6):754-61

Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10350-004-6653-7DOI Listing
June 2003

Hospital costs and risk factors associated with complications of the ileal pouch anal anastomosis.

Surgery 2002 Oct;132(4):767-73; discussion 773-4

Department of Surgery, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pa 17033-0850, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1067/msy.2002.127669DOI Listing
October 2002