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Trends in Unilateral and Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Use in Ductal Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast: Patterns and Predictors.

Ann Surg Oncol 2019 Nov 19;26(12):3863-3873. Epub 2019 Jul 19.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-07628-wDOI Listing
November 2019

Heller myotomy is the optimal index procedure for esophageal achalasia in adolescents and young adults.

Surg Endosc 2019 Oct 14;33(10):3355-3360. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-018-06625-6DOI Listing
October 2019

Assessing the Understandability and Actionability of Online Neurosurgical Patient Education Materials.

World Neurosurg 2019 Oct 29;130:e588-e597. Epub 2019 Jun 29.

Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2019.06.166DOI Listing
October 2019

Variation in Serious Illness Communication among Surgical Patients Receiving Palliative Care.

J Palliat Med 2019 Oct 2. Epub 2019 Oct 2.

The Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2019.0268DOI Listing
October 2019

Commentary: Predicting Inpatient Length of Stay After Brain Tumor Surgery: Developing Machine Learning Ensembles to Improve Predictive Performance.

Neurosurgery 2019 Sep;85(3):E444-E445

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyy453DOI Listing
September 2019

Is the Power Threshold of 0.8 Applicable to Surgical Science?-Empowering the Underpowered Study.

J Surg Res 2019 Sep 28;241:235-239. Epub 2019 Apr 28.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2019.03.062DOI Listing
September 2019

Incidence, aetiology and outcomes of major postoperative haemorrhage after pulmonary lobectomy.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Sep 27. Epub 2019 Sep 27.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezz266DOI Listing
September 2019

Natural Language Processing Accurately Measures Adherence to Best Practice Guidelines for Palliative Care in Trauma.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2019 Sep 25. Epub 2019 Sep 25.

Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA; Division of Trauma, Burns, and Surgical Critical Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.09.017DOI Listing
September 2019

Clinician-to-Clinician Communication of Patient Goals of Care Within a Surgical Intensive Care Unit.

J Surg Res 2019 Aug 22;240:80-88. Epub 2019 Mar 22.

Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2019.02.036DOI Listing
August 2019

The removal of all proximal aneurysmal aortic tissue does not affect anastomotic degeneration after open juxtarenal aortic aneurysm repair.

J Vasc Surg 2019 Aug 7. Epub 2019 Aug 7.

Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2019.02.072DOI Listing
August 2019

Lower phosphate levels following pancreatectomy is associated with postoperative pancreatic fistula formation.

HPB (Oxford) 2019 Jul 29;21(7):834-840. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck St., Boston, MA 02115, USA; Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2018.10.017DOI Listing
July 2019

A comparison of patient satisfaction when office-based procedures are performed by general surgery residents versus an attending surgeon.

Surgery 2019 Jul 2;166(1):116-122. Epub 2019 Apr 2.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2019.02.009DOI Listing
July 2019

Pathologic discordance to clinical management decisions suggests overtreatment in pediatric benign breast disease.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2019 Jul 13;176(1):101-108. Epub 2019 Apr 13.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St., GRB-425, Boston, MA, 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10549-019-05224-wDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6551285PMC
July 2019

Surgeon crossover between pediatric and adult centers is associated with decreased rate of loss to follow-up among adolescent renal transplantation recipients.

Pediatr Transplant 2019 Jul 22:e13547. Epub 2019 Jul 22.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/petr.13547DOI Listing
July 2019

Twenty-Five Year Trends in the Incidence of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ in US Women.

J Am Coll Surg 2019 Jun 15;228(6):932-939. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2019.01.018DOI Listing
June 2019

Risk factors and prevalence of liver disease in review of 2557 routine liver biopsies performed during bariatric surgery.

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2019 Jun 20;15(6):843-849. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2019.01.035DOI Listing
June 2019

Surgeon factors are strongly correlated with who receives a sleeve gastrectomy versus a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2019 Jun 26;15(6):856-863. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2019.03.040DOI Listing
June 2019

Nature versus nurture: the impact of nativity and site of treatment on survival for gastric cancer.

Gastric Cancer 2019 05 22;22(3):446-455. Epub 2018 Aug 22.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10120-018-0869-zDOI Listing
May 2019

Preoperative Predictors of Discharge Destination after Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.

Ann Vasc Surg 2019 May 26;57:109-117. Epub 2019 Jan 26.

Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2018.12.058DOI Listing
May 2019

Outcomes research and quality improvement for the global Asian populations: Opportunity for Taiwan.

J Formos Med Assoc 2019 Apr 8;118(4):748-749. Epub 2019 Jan 8.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfma.2018.12.021DOI Listing
April 2019

The effect of donor age on posttransplant mortality in a cohort of adult cardiac transplant recipients aged 18-45.

Am J Transplant 2019 Mar 12;19(3):876-883. Epub 2018 Sep 12.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajt.15073DOI Listing
March 2019

Health Literacy Burden Is Associated With Access to Liver Transplantation.

Transplantation 2019 03;103(3):522-528

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000002536DOI Listing
March 2019

Contemporary Opportunity for Prehabilitation as Part of an Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Pathway in Colorectal Surgery.

Clin Colon Rectal Surg 2019 Mar 28;32(2):95-101. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://www.thieme-connect.de/DOI/DOI?10.1055/s-0038-1676473
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1676473DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6395100PMC
March 2019

Post Hoc Power: A Surgeon's First Assistant in Interpreting "Negative" Studies.

Ann Surg 2019 01;269(1):e11-e12

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002914DOI Listing
January 2019

A population-based analysis of pediatric breast cancer.

J Pediatr Surg 2019 Jan 5;54(1):140-144. Epub 2018 Oct 5.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2018.10.009DOI Listing
January 2019

The Effect of Surgical Training and Operative Approach on Outcomes in Acute Diverticulitis: Should Guidelines Be Revised?

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 01;62(1):71-78

Colorectal Surgery Center, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001240DOI Listing
January 2019

A Longitudinal Population Analysis of Cumulative Risks of Circumcision.

J Surg Res 2019 Jan 18;233:111-117. Epub 2018 Aug 18.

Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Pediatric Surgery, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2018.07.069DOI Listing
January 2019

Early structural valve deterioration and reoperation associated with the mitroflow aortic valve.

J Card Surg 2018 Dec 7;33(12):778-786. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Corrigan Minehan Heart Center and Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocs.13953DOI Listing
December 2018

Concern Regarding Age Distribution of Breast Cancer-Reply.

JAMA Surg 2018 11;153(11):1061

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2088DOI Listing
November 2018

Population Level Analysis of Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction: Sustained Advantage of a Laparoscopic Approach.

Ann Surg 2018 Nov 29. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000003107DOI Listing
November 2018

Reducing road traffic deaths: where should we focus global health initiatives?

J Surg Res 2018 09 10;229:337-344. Epub 2018 May 10.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2018.04.036DOI Listing
September 2018

How Much Data are Good Enough? Using Simulation to Determine the Reliability of Estimating POMR for Resource-Constrained Settings.

World J Surg 2018 08;42(8):2344-2347

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Suite 403, 165, Cambridge Street, Boston, MA, 02114, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00268-018-4529-6
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-018-4529-6DOI Listing
August 2018

All Surgical Readmissions Are Not Created Equal.

JAMA Surg 2018 08;153(8):737

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0616DOI Listing
August 2018

Culturally Competent Science.

JAMA Surg 2018 08;153(8):699-700

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0877DOI Listing
August 2018

Hospital Teaching Status and Readmission after Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.

Ann Vasc Surg 2018 Jul 2;50:186-194. Epub 2018 Mar 2.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2017.12.012DOI Listing
July 2018

Race/Ethnicity and Age Distribution of Breast Cancer Diagnosis in the United States.

JAMA Surg 2018 06;153(6):594-595

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0035DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5875337PMC
June 2018

A Proposal to Mitigate the Consequences of Type 2 Error in Surgical Science.

Ann Surg 2018 04;267(4):621-622

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002547DOI Listing
April 2018

Angiography Before Posterior Mediastinal Tumor Resection: Selection Criteria and Patient Outcomes.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 04 31;105(4):1000-1007. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Surgery, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.12.028DOI Listing
April 2018

Colorectal Surgery Fellowship Improves In-hospital Mortality After Colectomy and Proctectomy Irrespective of Hospital and Surgeon Volume.

J Gastrointest Surg 2018 03 15;22(3):516-522. Epub 2017 Nov 15.

Department of General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11605-017-3625-5DOI Listing
March 2018

Pediatric kidney transplantation and mortality: Distance to transplant center matters.

Pediatr Transplant 2018 03 7;22(2). Epub 2018 Jan 7.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/petr.13120DOI Listing
March 2018

Improving life expectancy: A 'broken neck' doesn't have to be a terminal diagnosis for the elderly.

Trauma Surg Acute Care Open 2018 20;3(1):e000174. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

Department of Surgery, Riverside University Health System, Moreno Valley, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/tsaco-2018-000174DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5887759PMC
March 2018

Derivation, Validation and Application of a Pragmatic Risk Prediction Index for Benchmarking of Surgical Outcomes.

World J Surg 2018 02;42(2):533-540

Department of General Surgery, Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-017-4177-2DOI Listing
February 2018

Fifteen years of adrenalectomies: impact of specialty training and operative volume.

Surgery 2018 01 8;163(1):150-156. Epub 2017 Nov 8.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2017.05.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5903575PMC
January 2018

Health Reform and Utilization of High-Volume Hospitals for Complex Cancer Operations.

J Oncol Pract 2018 01 20;14(1):e42-e50. Epub 2017 Nov 20.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; Massachusetts General Hospital; and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2017.025684DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5765901PMC
January 2018

Surgical Outcomes: Shifting the Focus From Measurement to Improvement.

Ann Surg 2017 12;266(6):e103-e104

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Diseases, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Division of Transplantation, Boston, MA Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000001729DOI Listing
December 2017

The Resident-Run Minor Surgery Clinic: A Pilot Study to Safely Increase Operative Autonomy.

J Surg Educ 2016 Nov - Dec;73(6):e142-e149

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2016.08.016DOI Listing
November 2017

Health-related Quality of Life and Functional Outcomes in 5-year Survivors After Pancreaticoduodenectomy.

Ann Surg 2017 10;266(4):685-692

*Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA †Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ‡Department of Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA §Department of Surgery, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002380DOI Listing
October 2017

Is Annual Volume Enough? The Role of Experience and Specialization on Inpatient Mortality After Hepatectomy.

Ann Surg 2017 10;266(4):603-609

*Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA †Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002377DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5881166PMC
October 2017

Reappraisal of Staging Laparoscopy for Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Contemporary Analysis of 1001 Patients.

Ann Surg Oncol 2017 Oct 17;24(11):3203-3211. Epub 2017 Jul 17.

Department of Surgery, Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-017-5973-5DOI Listing
October 2017

Is all-cause readmission an appropriate performance measure for pediatric surgeons? A case study in pyloromyotomy.

J Pediatr Surg 2017 Sep 20;52(9):1426-1429. Epub 2016 Dec 20.

Harvard Medical School; Department of Pediatric Surgery, MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.12.004DOI Listing
September 2017

Variation in the cost of 5 common operations in the United States.

Surgery 2017 09 17;162(3):592-604. Epub 2017 Jul 17.

Ariadne Labs at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA; Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Massachusetts General Hospital, Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2017.04.016DOI Listing
September 2017

Potential impact of a volume pledge on spatial access: A population-level analysis of patients undergoing pancreatectomy.

Surgery 2017 08 11;162(2):203-210. Epub 2017 May 11.

Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2017.03.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5889083PMC
August 2017

Does the emergency surgery score accurately predict outcomes in emergent laparotomies?

Surgery 2017 08 26;162(2):445-452. Epub 2017 May 26.

Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery & Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2017.03.016DOI Listing
August 2017

Is liver transplant education patient-centered?

Liver Transpl 2017 08 3;23(8):1070-1072. Epub 2017 Jul 3.

Department of Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Diseases, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Burlington, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lt.24801DOI Listing
August 2017

Derivation and Validation of a Novel Physiological Emergency Surgery Acuity Score (PESAS).

World J Surg 2017 07;41(7):1782-1789

Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 810, Boston, MA, 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-017-3915-9DOI Listing
July 2017

The Emergency Surgery Score (ESS) accurately predicts the occurrence of postoperative complications in emergency surgery patients.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2017 07;83(1):84-89

From the Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care (A.R.N., J.D.B., N.F.S., T.P., K.H., D.D.Y., J.L., M.D.M., G.C.V., D.C.C., H.M.A.K.), Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; and Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery (D.C.C., H.M.A.K.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000001500DOI Listing
July 2017

How Far Are Patients Willing to Travel for Gastrectomy?

Ann Surg 2017 06;265(6):1172-1177

*Department of Surgery, Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA †Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000001826DOI Listing
June 2017

Mortality after esophagectomy is heavily impacted by center volume: retrospective analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample.

Surg Endosc 2017 06 22;31(6):2491-2497. Epub 2016 Sep 22.

Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0740, La Jolla, CA, 92093-0740, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-016-5251-9DOI Listing
June 2017

Preoperative Disclosure of Surgical Trainee Involvement: Pandora's Box or an Opportunity for Enlightenment?

Ann Surg 2017 May;265(5):869-870

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002136DOI Listing
May 2017

Association of Nativity Status With Quality of Breast Cancer Care for Hispanic Women and Non-Hispanic White Women in the United States.

JAMA Surg 2017 05;152(5):502-503

Department of Surgery, Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5536DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5831451PMC
May 2017

Distance is associated with mortality on the waitlist in pediatric liver transplantation.

Pediatr Transplant 2017 Mar 1;21(2). Epub 2016 Nov 1.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/petr.12842DOI Listing
March 2017

Deceased Organ Donor Management: Does Hospital Volume Matter?

J Am Coll Surg 2017 Mar 17;224(3):294-300. Epub 2017 Jan 17.

Surgical Critical Care Section, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR; Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.12.004DOI Listing
March 2017

The Hidden Consequences of the Volume Pledge: "No Patient Left Behind"?

Ann Surg 2017 Feb;265(2):273-274

*Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA †Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA ‡Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA §Miami Cancer Institute, Miami, FL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000001833DOI Listing
February 2017

Editorial: Health care reform and the uninsured: lessons from Massachusetts.

J Neurosurg 2017 01 11;126(1):165-166. Epub 2016 Mar 11.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2015.11.JNS151576DOI Listing
January 2017

The impact of major intraoperative adverse events on hospital readmissions.

Am J Surg 2017 Jan 14;213(1):10-17. Epub 2016 Jun 14.

Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge St., Suite 810, Boston, MA 02114, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.03.018DOI Listing
January 2017

An Online Tool for Global Benchmarking of Risk-Adjusted Surgical Outcomes.

World J Surg 2017 Jan;41(1):24-30

Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-016-3668-xDOI Listing
January 2017

Low baseline (pre-injury) blood pressure predicts inpatient mortality in elderly trauma patients: A bi-institutional study.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 12;81(6):1142-1149

From the Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care (J.D.B., E.P.R., R.T.L., H.M.A.K., D.D.Y., D.R.K., P.J.F., K.L.B., G.C.V., M.D.M.), Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery (D.C.C., H.M.A.K.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Surgery (E.P.R.), Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon; and Division of Trauma, Burn, and Surgical Critical Care (O.A.O., R.A., A.S.), Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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December 2016

Evasion of early innate immune response by 2'-O-methylation of dengue genomic RNA.

Virology 2016 12 4;499:259-266. Epub 2016 Oct 4.

Novartis Institute of Tropical Diseases, Singapore; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Sealy Center for Structural Biology & Molecular Biophysics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Impact of Health Insurance Expansion on the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer.

J Clin Oncol 2016 12 31;34(34):4110-4115. Epub 2016 Oct 31.

All authors: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2016.68.5701DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5477821PMC
December 2016

Assessment of contrast sensitivity loss after intrastromal femtosecond laser and LASIK procedure.

Int J Ophthalmol 2016 18;9(12):1798-1801. Epub 2016 Dec 18.

Taiwan Nobel Eye Institute, Taipei 100, Taiwan, China.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5154995PMC
December 2016

Impact of Income Inequality on the Nation's Health.

J Am Coll Surg 2016 10 25;223(4):587-94. Epub 2016 Jul 25.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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October 2016

Seasonal Variation in Diverticulitis: Evidence From Both Hemispheres.

Dis Colon Rectum 2016 Sep;59(9):870-7

1 Center for Surgery and Public Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 2 Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 3 Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 4 St Mark's Hospital, North West London NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom 5 Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6136646PMC
September 2016

Derivation and validation of a novel Emergency Surgery Acuity Score (ESAS).

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 08;81(2):213-20

From the Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care (N.F.S., J.D.B., E.P.R., D.D.Y., D.R.K., M.D., K.B., P.J.F., G.C.V., H.M.A.K.), Department of Surgery, and Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery (N.F.S., D.C.C., H.M.A.K.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachussetts.

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August 2016

Surgical Quality and Equity: Revisiting the Class of 1895.

Ann Surg 2016 08;264(2):235-6

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

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August 2016

Should Risk Adjustment for Surgical Outcomes Reporting Include Sociodemographic Status? A Study of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in California.

J Am Coll Surg 2016 08 20;223(2):221-30. Epub 2016 May 20.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

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August 2016

Implications of Market Competition, Technology Adoption, and Cost for Surgical Patients.

JAMA Surg 2016 07;151(7):621

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

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July 2016

Perioperative risk factors impact outcomes in emergency versus nonemergency surgery differently: Time to separate our national risk-adjustment models?

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 07;81(1):122-30

From the Division of Trauma (J.D.B., N.F.S., M.D.M., D.D.Y., J.L., G.C.V., H.M.A.K.), Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Surgery (E.P.R.), Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon; and Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery (N.F.S., L.L., D.C.C., H.M.A.K.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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July 2016

A Novel Approach to Global Benchmarking of Risk-Adjusted Surgical Outcomes: Beyond Perioperative Mortality Rate.

JAMA Surg 2016 06;151(6):501-2

Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston3Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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June 2016

"Idealized" vs. "True" learning curves: the case of laparoscopic liver resection.

HPB (Oxford) 2016 06 26;18(6):504-9. Epub 2016 Apr 26.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4913127PMC
June 2016

Concordant Oral and Vaginal Human Papillomavirus Infection in the United States.

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2016 05;142(5):457-65

Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego.

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May 2016

Survival trends of grade I, II, and III astrocytoma patients and associated clinical practice patterns between 1999 and 2010: A SEER-based analysis.

Neurooncol Pract 2016 Mar 1;3(1):29-38. Epub 2015 Jul 1.

School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 (X.D., A.N., B.R.H., T.Z., J.A.T.); Division of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive #8893, San Diego, California 92103 (B.S.C., C.C.C.); Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive #8220, San Diego, California 92103 (D.C.C.).

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March 2016