Research Roundup: March 2021

Congratulations to our team for their efforts this month! Navigate below to read our publications from March. Anesthesiology

Vasilopoulos, T., Wardhan, R., Rashidi, P., Fillingim, R. B., Wallace, M. R., Crispen, P. L., Parvataneni, H. K., Prieto, H. A., Machuca, T. N., Hughes, S. J., Murad, G., Tighe, P. J., & Temporal Postoperative Pain Signatures (TEMPOS) Group (2021). Patient and Procedural Determinants of Postoperative Pain Trajectories. Anesthesiology, 134(3), 421–434.
Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Taylor, M., Wallen, T., Mehaffey, J. H., Shirafkan, A., Brescia, A., Freeman, K., Louis, C., Watson, J., & Okereke, I. C. (2021). Interviews During the Pandemic: A Thoracic Education Cooperative Group and Surgery Residents Project. The Annals of thoracic surgery, S0003-4975(21)00546-4. Advance online publication.


Brown, G., Moynihan, K. M., Deatrick, K. B., Hoskote, A., Sandhu, H. S., Aganga, D., Deshpande, S. R., Menon, A. P., Rozen, T., Raman, L., Alexander, P., Thiagarajan, R., Roeleveld, P., Chiletti, R., MacLaren, G., & Peek, G. (2021). Guidelines for Pediatric Cardiac Failure Extracorporeal Life Support Organization ECLS Guidelines 2020. ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992), 10.1097/MAT.0000000000001431. Advance online publication.

CEN Case Reports

Chamarthi, G., Modi, D., Andreoni, K., & Shukla, A. M. (2021). Simultaneous catheter removal and reinsertion, is it acceptable in M. abscessus exit site infection?. CEN case reports, 10.1007/s13730-021-00593-y. Advance online publication.

Critical Care Explorations

Verhoef, P. A., Kannan, S., Sturgill, J. L., Tucker, E. W., Morris, P. E., Miller, A. C., Sexton, T. R., Koyner, J. L., Hejal, R., Brakenridge, S. C., Moldawer, L. L., Hotchkiss, R. S., Blood, T. M., Mazer, M. B., Bolesta, S., Alexander, S. A., Armaignac, D. L., Shein, S. L., Jones, C., Hoemann, C. D., … Remy, K. E. (2021). Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Associated Coronavirus 2 Infection and Organ Dysfunction in the ICU: Opportunities for Translational Research. Critical care explorations, 3(3), e0374.

European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Scali, S. T., Beck, A., Sedrakyan, A., Mao, J., Behrendt, C. A., Boyle, J. R., Venermo, M., Faizer, R., Schermerhorn, M., Beiles, B., Szeberin, Z., Eldrup, N., Thomson, I., Cassar, K., Altreuther, M., Debus, S., Johal, A., Bjorck, M., Cronenwett, J. L., & Mani, K. (2021). Optimal Threshold for the Volume-Outcome Relationship After Open AAA Repair in the Endovascular Era: Analysis of the International Consortium of Vascular Registries. European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery, S1078-5884(21)00168-4. Advance online publication.

Heart Surgery Forum

Brown, J., Usmani, B., Arnaoutakis, G., Serna-Gallegos, D., Plestis, K., Shah, S., Navid, F., Lewis, C., Singh, M., & Sultan, I. (2021). 10-Year Trends in Aortic Dissection: Mortality and Weekend Effect within the US Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS). The heart surgery forum, 24(2), E336–E344. JAMA Surgery Loftus, T. J., Upchurch, G. R., Jr, & Bihorac, A. (2021). Building an Artificial Intelligence-Competent Surgical Workforce. JAMA surgery, 10.1001/jamasurg.2021.0045. Advance online publication.

Stone, D. H., Upchurch, G. R., Jr, & Scali, S. T. (2021). Surgeon Credentialing Should Reflect Real-world Practice Outcomes Rather Than Arbitrary Minimum-Volume Benchmarks. JAMA surgery, 10.1001/jamasurg.2021.0154. Advance online publication.

Journal of Clinical Anesthesia

Soberón, J. R., Jr, Scali, S. T., & Urdaneta, F. (2021). Peripheral nerve blocks for above-the-knee amputation in a patient with COVID-19 pneumonia. Journal of clinical anesthesia, 71, 110227. Advance online publication.

Journal of Craniofacial Surgery

Oberhofer, H. M., Breslin, N., Heindel, H., & Ching, J. (2021). Analgesic Efficacy of Intraoperative Nerve Blocks for Primary Palatoplasty. The Journal of craniofacial surgery, 32(2), 594–596.

Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Khan, F. A., Apple, C. G., Caldwell, K. J., Larson, S. D., & Islam, S. (2021). Prehospital personnel discretion pediatric trauma team activations: Too much of a good thing?. Journal of pediatric surgery, S0022-3468(21)00202-5. Advance online publication.
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Plowman, E. K., Anderson, A., York, J. D., DiBiase, L., Vasilopoulos, T., Arnaoutakis, G., Beaver, T., Martin, T., & Jeng, E. I. (2021). Dysphagia after cardiac surgery: Prevalence, risk factors, and associated outcomes. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, S0022-5223(21)00405-0. Advance online publication.
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Brakenridge, S. C., Wilfret, D. A., Maislin, G., Andrade, K. E., Walker, V., May, A. K., Dankner, W. M., & Bulger, E. M. (2021). Resolution of Organ Dysfunction as a Predictor of Long-Term Survival in Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections: Analysis of the ACCUTE Trial and a Retrospective Claims-Linked Database Study. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery, 10.1097/TA.0000000000003183. Advance online publication.
Journal of Vascular Surgery
Aucoin, V. J., Bolaji, B., Novak, Z., Spangler, E. L., Sutzko, D. C., McFarland, G. E., Pearce, B. J., Passman, M. A., Scali, S. T., & Beck, A. W. (2021). Trends in Use of Cerebrospinal Drains and Outcomes Related to Spinal Cord Ischemia after TEVAR and complex EVAR in the Vascular Quality Initiative. Journal of vascular surgery, S0741-5214(21)00475-4. Advance online publication.

Lancet Respiratory Medicine

Bharat, A., Machuca, T. N., Querrey, M., Kurihara, C., Garza-Castillon, R., Jr, Kim, S., Manerikar, A., Pelaez, A., Pipkin, M., Shahmohammadi, A., Rackauskas, M., Kg, S. R., Balakrishnan, K. R., Jindal, A., Schaheen, L., Hashimi, S., Buddhdev, B., Arjuna, A., Rosso, L., Palleschi, A., … Hoetzenecker, K. (2021). Early outcomes after lung transplantation for severe COVID-19: a series of the first consecutive cases from four countries. The Lancet. Respiratory medicine, S2213-2600(21)00077-1. Advance online publication.
Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases
Vouri, S. M., Bhagwandass, H., Valdes, I. L., Al-Bahou, J., Alsuhibani, A., & Friedman, J. (2021). Changes in utilization of immediate-release, extended-release, and liquid formulation medications relative to bariatric surgery: a segmented regression analysis. Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, S1550-7289(21)00110-6. Advance online publication.

Journals of Gerontology

Mankowski, R. T., Anton, S. D., Ghita, G. L., Brumback, B., Darden, D. B., Bihorac, A., Moldawer, L. L., Efron, P. A., Brakenridge, S. C., & Moore, F. A. (2021). Older adults demonstrate biomarker evidence of the persistent inflammation, immunosuppression and catabolism syndrome (PICS) after sepsis. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, glab080. Advance online publication.


Alalwan, A. A., Friedman, J., Park, H., Segal, R., Brumback, B. A., & Hartzema, A. G. (2021). US national trends in bariatric surgery: A decade of study. Surgery, S0039-6060(21)00094-5. Advance online publication.

Balch, J. A., Cooper, L. A., Filiberto, A. C., Chan, P. E., Riner, A. N., Sarosi, G. A., & Tan, S. A. (2021). Corrigendum to Prevalence and extent of industry support for program directors of surgical fellowships in the United States [Surgery Volume 168, Issue 6, December 2020, Pages 1101-1105]. Surgery, S0039-6060(21)00171-9. Advance online publication.

Rybicka-Kozlowska, E., Andreoni, K., & Kozlowski, T. (2021). Racial differences in renal transplantation: How do we bridge the gap?. Surgery, S0039-6060(21)00150-1. Advance online publication.