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Peer-Reviewed Publications: 2009 - 2013

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2013 or In Press

  1. Billeter AT, Druen D, Franklin GA, Smith JW, Wrightson W, Richardson JD. Video-assisted thoracoscopy as an important tool for trauma surgeons: a systematic review. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2013 Apr;398(4):515-23.
  2. Bower M, Wunderlich C, Brown R, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Martin RC. Obesity rather than neoadjuvant chemotherapy predicts steatohepatitis in patients with colorectal metastasis. Am J Surg. 2013 Jun;205(6):685-90.
  3. Burnett NP, Dunki-Jacobs EM, Callender GG, Anderson RJ, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Martin RC. Evaluation of alpha-fetoprotein staging system for hepatocellular carcinoma in noncirrhotic patients. Am Surg. 2013 Jul;79(7):716-22.
  4. Cannon RM, Scoggins CR, Callender GG, Quillo A, McMasters KM, Martin RC 2nd. Financial comparison of laparoscopic versus open hepatic resection using deviation-based cost modeling. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Sep;20(9):2887-92. Epub 2013 May 1.
  5. Cannon RM, Brown RE, St Hill CR, Dunki-Jacobs E, Martin RC 2nd, McMasters KM, Scoggins CR. Negative effects of transfused blood components after hepatectomy for metastatic colorectal cancer. Am Surg. 2013 Jan;79(1):35-9.
  6. Cannon R, Ellis S, Hayes D, Narayanan G, Martin RC 2nd. Safety and early efficacy of irreversible electroporation for hepatic tumors in proximity to vital structures. J Surg Oncol. 2013 Apr;107(5):544-9.
  7. Chiodini RJ, Dowd SE, Davis B, Galandiuk S, Chamberlin WM, Kuenstner JT, McCallum RW, Zhang J. Crohn's disease may be differentiated into 2 distinct biotypes based on the detection of bacterial genomic sequences and virulence genes within submucosal tissues. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2013 Aug;47(7)612-20.
  8. Doughtie CA, Egger ME, Cannon RM, Martin RC, McMasters KM, Scoggins CR. Laparoscopic hepatectomy is a safe and effective approach for resecting large colorectal liver metastases. Am Surg. 2013 Jun;79(6):566-71.
  9. Costich JF, Fallat ME, Scaggs CM, Bartlett R. Pilot statewide study of pediatric emergency department alignment with national guidelines. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Jul;29(7):806-807.
  10. Doughtie CA, Egger ME, Cannon RM, Martin RC, McMasters KM, Scoggins CR. Laparoscopic hepatectomy is a safe and effective approach for resecting large colorectal liver metastases. Am Surg. 2013 Jun;79(6):566-71.
  11. Edwards J, Scoggins C, McMasters K, Martin R. Combined pancreas and liver therapies: Resection and ablation in hepato-pancreatico-biliary malignancies. J Surg Oncol. 2013 Jun;107(7):709-12.
  12. Egger ME, Cannon RM, Metzger TL, Nowacki M, Kelly L, Tatum C, Scoggins CR, Callender GG, McMasters KM, Martin RC 2nd. Assessment of chemotherapy response in colorectal liver metastases in patients undergoing hepatic resection and the correlation to pathologic residual viable tumor. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Apr;216(4):845-56; discussion 856-7.
  13. Egger ME, Callender GG, McMasters KM, Ross MI, Martin RC 2nd, Edwards MJ, Urist MM, Noyes RD, Sussman JJ, Reintgen DS, Stromberg AJ, Scoggins CR. Diversity of stage III melanoma in the era of sentinel lymph node biopsy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Mar;20(3):956-63.
  14. Egger ME, Scoggins CR, Martin RC 2nd, Stromberg AJ, Quillo AR, McMasters KM, Callender GG. The lymph node ratio has limited prognostic significance in melanoma. J Surg Res. 2013 Jan;179(1):10-7. Epub 2012 Sep 5.
  15. Egger ME, Huber KM, Dunki-Jacobs EM, Quillo AR, Scoggins CR, Martin RC 2nd, Stromberg AJ, McMasters KM, Callender GG. Incidence of sentinel lymph node involvement in a modern, large series of desmoplastic melanoma. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jul;217(1):37-44; discussion 44-5.
  16. Fox M, Van Berkel V, Bousamra M 2nd, Sloan S, Martin RC 2nd. Surgical management of pulmonary carcinoid tumors: sublobar resection versus lobectomy. Am J Surg. 2013 Feb;205(2):200-8. Epub 2012 Oct 11.
  17. Galandiuk S. Surgical behaviour. Br J Surg. 2013 Jul;100(8):985-6. Epub 2013 May 10.
  18. Galandiuk S. Patient ownership and conflict in the intensive care unit: mine, yours, or ours? JAMA Surg. 2013 Jan;148(1):35.
  19. Kanaan Z, Roberts H, Eichenberger MR, Billeter A, Ochereter G, Pan J, Rai SN, Jorden J, Williford A, Galandiuk S. A plasma microRNA panel for detection of colorectal adenomas: a step toward more precise screening for colorectal cancer. Ann Surg. 2013 Sep.;258(3):400-8.
  20. Kimbrough CW, St Hill CR, Martin RC, McMasters KM, Scoggins CR. Tumor-positive resection margins reflect an aggressive tumor biology in pancreatic cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2013 May;107(6):602-7. Epub 2013 Feb 28.
  21. Lee TJ, Martin RC 2nd. Surgical quality of care in esophageal malignancies. Future Oncol. 2013 Apr;9(4):575-84.
  22. Rominger AH, Woods C, Fallat M, Stevenson M. Is there a relationship between hygiene practices and skin and soft tissue infections in diapered children? Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 May;29(5):617-23.
  23. Zhang B, Nweze I, Lakshmanan J, Harbrecht BG. Activation of a cyclic amp-guanine exchange factor in hepatocytes decreases nitric oxide synthase expression. Shock. 2013 Jan;39(1):70-6.


  1. Billeter AT, Polk HC Jr, Hohmann SF, Qadan M, Fry DE, Jorden JR, McCafferty MH, Galandiuk S. Mortality after Elective Colon Resection: The Search for Outcomes that Define Quality in Surgical Practice. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Apr;214(4):436-43. Epub 2012 Mar 6.
  2. Callender GG, Gershenwald JE, Egger ME, Scoggins CR, Martin RC, Schacherer CW, Edwards MJ, Urist MM, Ross MI, Stromberg AJ, McMasters KM. A Novel and Accurate Computer Model of Melanoma Prognosis for Patients Staged by Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: Comparison with the American Joint Committee on Cancer Model. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Feb 16. [Epub ahead of print].
  3. Cannon RM, Legrand R, Chagpar RB, Ahmad SA, McClaine R, Kim HJ, Rupp C, Cho CS, Brinkman A, Weber S, Winslow ER, Kooby DA, Chu CK, Staley CA, Glenn I,Hawkins WG, Parikh AA, Merchant NB, McMasters KM, Martin RC, Callender GG,Scoggins CR. Multi-institutional analysis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma demonstrating the effect of diabetes status on survival after resection. HPB (Oxford). 2012 Apr;14(4):228-35. doi:10.1111/j.1477-2574.2011.00432.x. Epub 2012 Jan 19.
  4. Cannon RM, Smith JW, Franklin GA, Harbrecht BG, Miller FB, Richardson JD. Flail chest injury: are we making any progress? Am Surg. 2012 Apr;78(4):398-402.
  5. Galandiuk S, Rodriguez-Justo M, Jeffery R, Nicholson AM, Cheng Y, Oukrif D, Elia G, Leedham SJ, McDonald SA, Wright NA, Graham TA. Field cancerization in the intestinal epithelium of patients with Crohn's ileocolitis. Gastroenterology. 2012 Apr;142(4):855-864.e8. Epub 2011 Dec 13.
  6. Harbrecht BG. Predicting outcome in patients with acute liver failure: What works best? Crit Care Med. 2012 May;40(5):1666-7.
  7. Harbrecht BG. Head of bed elevation and ventilator-associated pneumonia. Respir Care. 2012 Apr;57(4):659-60.
  8. Kanaan Z, Ahmad S, Bilchuk N, Vahrenhold C, Pan J, Galandiuk S. Perianal Crohn's Disease: Predictive Factors and Genotype-Phenotype Correlations. Dig Surg. 2012 Mar 22;29(2):107-114. [Epub ahead of print].
  9. Kanaan Z, Mulhall A, Mahid S, Torres ML, McCafferty M, McMasters KM, Hornung C, Galandiuk S. A systematic review of prognosis and therapy of anal malignant melanoma: a plea for more precise reporting of location and thickness. Am Surg. 2012 Jan;78(1):28-35.
  10. Kanaan ZM, Eichenberger MR, Ahmad S, Weller C, Roberts H, Pan J, Rai SN, Petras R, Weller EB Jr, Galandiuk S. Clinical predictors of inflammatory bowel disease in a genetically well-defined Caucasian population. J Negat Results Biomed. 2012 Jan 23;11:7. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3292469.
  11. Kanaan Z, Rai SN, Eichenberger MR, Barnes C, Dworkin AM, Weller C, Cohen E, Roberts H, Keskey B, Petras RE, Crawford NP, Galandiuk S. Differential microRNA expression tracks neoplastic progression in inflammatory bowel disease-associated colorectal cancer. Hum Mutat. 2012 Mar;33(3):551-60.
  12. Kanaan Z, Battista C, Vahrenhold C, Galandiuk S. The high prevalence of anal squamous cell carcinoma in women parallels that of smoking and cervial cancer. J Ky Med Assoc. 2012;in press.
  13. Kanaan Z, Ahmad S, Bilchuk N, Vahrenhold C, Pan J, Galandiuk S. Perianal Crohn's Disease: Predictive Factors and Genotype-Phenotype Correlations. Dig Surg. 2012 Mar 22;29(2):107-114. [Epub ahead of print].
  14. Kautza BC, Cohen MJ, Cuschieri J, Minei JP, Brackenridge SC, Maier RV, Harbrecht BG, Moore EE, Billiar TR, Peitzman AB, Sperry JL. Inflammation and the Host Response to Injury Investigators. Changes in massive transfusion over time: an early shift in the right direction? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Jan;72(1):106-11. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3276.
  15. Martin RC, Robbins K, Fagés JF, Romero FD, Rustein L, Tomalty D, Monaco R. Optimal outcomes for liver-dominant metastatic breast cancer with transarterial chemoembolization with drug-eluting beads loaded with doxorubicin. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Apr;132(2):753-63. Epub 2011 Dec 27.
  16. Martin RC, Geller D, Espat J, Kooby D, Sellars M, Goldstein R, Imagawa D, Scoggins C. Safety and efficacy of trans arterial chemoembolization with drug-eluting beads in hepatocellular cancer: a systematic review. Hepatogastroenterology. 2012 Jan-Feb;59(113):255-60. doi: 10.5754/hge10240.
  17. Martin RC, Aiyer HS, Malik D, Li Y. Effect on pro-inflammatory and antioxidant genes and bioavailable distribution of whole turmeric vs curcumin: Similar root but different effects. Food Chem Toxicol. 2012 Feb;50(2):227-31. Epub 2011 Nov 4. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3267883.
  18. Mbah NA, Brown RE, Bower MR, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Martin RC. Differences between bipolar compression and ultrasonic devices for parenchymal transection during laparoscopic liver resection. HPB (Oxford). 2012 Feb;14(2):126-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2011.00414.x. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3277055.
  19. Neal MD, Hoffman MK, Cuschieri J, Minei JP, Maier RV, Harbrecht BG, Billiar TR, Peitzman AB, Moore EE, Cohen MJ, Sperry JL. Crystalloid to packed red blood cell transfusion ratio in the massively transfused patient: When a little goes a long way. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Apr;72(4):892-898.
  20. Polk HC Jr, Bland KI, Ellison EC, Grosfeld J, Trunkey DD, Stain SC, Townsend CM. A proposal for enhancing the general surgical workforce and access to surgical care. Ann Surg. 2012 Apr;255(4):611-7.
  21. Polk HC Jr, Bland KI, Ellison EC, Grosfeld J, Trunkey DD, Stain SC, Townsend CM. A proposal for enhancing the general surgical workforce and access to surgical care. Ann Surg. 2012 Apr;255(4):611-7.
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  1. Aiyer HS, Li Y, Losso JN, Gao C, Schiffman SC, Slone SP, and Martin RC. Effect of freeze-dried berries on the development of reflux-induced esophageal adenocarcinoma. Nutr Cancer. 2011;63:1256-1262.
  2. Aiyer HS, Li Y, Harper N, Myers SR, and Martin RC. Molecular changes in the esophageal epithelium after a subchronic exposure to cigarette smoke in the presence of bile-acid reflux. Inhal Toxicol. 2011;23:304-311.
  3. Aiyer HS, Li Y, Liu QH, Reuter N, and Martin RC. Dietary freeze-dried black raspberry's effect on cellular antioxidant status during reflux-induced esophagitis in rats. Nutrition. 2011;27:182-187.
  4. Aiyer HS, Li Y, and Martin RC. Diet composition affects surgery-associated weight loss in rats with a compromised alimentary tract. J Surg Res. 2011;168:42-48.
  5. Barry PN and Fallat ME. Medical student mentorship in a university setting as a strategy for a career in surgery. Am Surg. 2011;77:1432-1434.
  6. Bland KI, Hoyt DB, Polk HC, Jr., and Niederhuber JE. Comparative effectiveness research: relative and efficient outcomes in surgery patients. Ann Surg. 2011;254:550-557.
  7. Bower M, Sherwood L, Li Y, and Martin R. Irreversible electroporation of the pancreas: definitive local therapy without systemic effects. J Surg Oncol. 2011;104:22-28.
  8. Bower MR, Ellis SF, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, and Martin R. Phase II comparison study of intraoperative autotransfusion for major oncologic procedures. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011;18:166-173.
  9. Brakenridge SC, Phelan HA, Henley SS, Golden RM, Kashner TM, Eastman AE, Sperry JL, Harbrecht BG, Moore EE, Cuscherieri J, Maier RV, Minei JP. Early blood product and crystalloid volume resuscitation: risk association with multiple organ dysfunction after severe blunt traumatic injury. J Trauma. 2011;71:299-305.
  10. Brown RE, St Hill CR, Greene QJ, Farmer RW, Reuter NP, Callendar GG, Martin RC, McMasters KM, and Scoggins CR. Impact of histology on survival in retroperitoneal sarcomas. Am J Surg. 2011;202:748-752.
  11. Brown RE, Abbas AE, Ellis S, Williams S, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, and Martin RC. A prospective phase II evaluation of esophageal stenting for neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal cancer: optimal performance and surgical safety. J Am Coll Surg. 2011;212:582-588.
  12. Brown RE, Gibler KM, Metzger T, Trofimov I, Krebs H, Romero FD, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, and Martin RC. Imaged guided transarterial chemoembolization with drug-eluting beads loaded with doxorubicin (DEBDOX) for hepatic metastases from melanoma: early outcomes from a multi-institutional registry. Am Surg. 2011;77:93-98.
  13. Brown RE, Martin RC, and Scoggins CR. Ablative therapies for colorectal liver metastases. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2011;20:259-71, vii.
  14. Brown RE, Bower MR, Metzger TL, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Hahl MJ, Tatum C, and Martin RC. Hepatectomy after hepatic arterial therapy with either yttrium-90 or drug-eluting bead chemotherapy: is it safe? HPB (Oxford). 2011;13:91-95.
  15. Burton AL, Gilbert J, Farmer RW, Stromberg AJ, Hagendoorn L, Ross MI, Martin RC, McMasters KM, Scoggins CR, and Callender GG: Regression does not predict nodal metastasis or survival in patients with cutaneous melanoma. Am Surg. 2011;77:1009-1013.
  16. Burton AL, Roach BA, Mays MP, Chen AF, Ginter BA, Vierling AM, Scoggins CR, Martin RC, Stromberg AJ, Hagendoorn L, and McMasters KM. Prognostic significance of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes in melanoma. Am Surg. 2011;77:188-192.
  17. Callender GG, Egger ME, Burton AL, Scoggins CR, Ross MI, Stromberg AJ, Hagendoorn L, Martin RC, and McMasters KM. Prognostic implications of anatomic location of primary cutaneous melanoma of 1 mm or thicker. Am J Surg. 2011;202:659-664.
  18. Cho CS, Kooby DA, Schmidt CM, Nakeeb A, Bentrem DJ, Merchant NB, Parikh AA, Martin RC, Scoggins CR, Ahmad SA, Kim HJ, Hamilton N, Hawkins WG, and Weber SM. Laparoscopic versus open left pancreatectomy: can preoperative factors indicate the safer technique? Ann Surg. 2011;253:975-980.
  19. Dickinson A, Qadan M, Weller C, Gardner S, and Polk HC, Jr. In vitro study of variables relevant to perioperative care of the surgical patient: glucose, osmolarity, and rewarming. J Am Coll Surg. 2011;212:180-186.
  20. Diekem DS, Fallat ME, Antommaria AH, Holzman IR, Katz AL, Leuthner SR, Ross LF, Webb SA, Weise KL, Ralston SJ, Lyerly AD, Bernstein J, Brincat CA, Burda ML, Childress JF, Farrell RM, Frederickson HL, Kroncke FG Jr, Marshall MF, Minkoff HL, Ramondetta LM, Spillman MA, Werden JJ. Committee on Bioethics, American Academy of Pediatrics. Maternal-fetal intervention and fetal care centers. Pediatrics 2011;128:e473-478.
  21. Downard CD, Grant SN, Matheson PJ, Guillaume AW, Debski R, Fallat ME, and Garrison RN. Altered intestinal microcirculation is the critical event in the development of necrotizing enterocolitis. J Pediatr Surg. 2011;46:1023-1028.
  22. Edmonds RD, Cuschieri J, Minei JP, Rosengart MR, Maier RV, Harbrecht BG, Billiar TR, Peitzman AB, Moore EE, Sperry JL. Body adipose content is independently associated with a higher risk of organ failure and nosocomial infection in the nonobese patient postinjury. J Trauma. 2011;70:292-298.
  23. Egger ME, Gilbert JE, Burton AL, McMasters KM, Callender GG, Quillo AR, Brown RE, St Hill CR, Hagendoorn L, Martin RC, Stromberg AJ, and Scoggins CR. Lymphovascular invasion as a prognostic factor in melanoma. Am Surg. 2011;77:992-997.
  24. Farmer RW, Kralj I, Valdata A, Urbano J, Enguix DP, Monaco RG, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Rustein L, and Martin RC. Hepatic arterial therapy as a bridge to ablation or transplant in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma. Am Surg. 2011;77:868-873.
  25. Franklin GA, Cannon RW, Smith JW, Harbrecht BG, Miller FB, and Richardson JD. Impact of withdrawal of care and futile care on trauma mortality. Surgery. 2011;150:854-860.
  26. Galandiuk S, Fry DE, and Polk HC, Jr. Is there a role for bowel preparation and oral or parenteral antibiotics in infection control in contemporary colon surgery? Adv Surg. 2011;45:131-140.
  27. Galandiuk S. The surgical pursuit of good access to care. Ann Surg. 2011;253:655.
  28. Harbrecht BG, Franklin GA, Miller FB, Smith JW, and Richardson JD. Acute appendicitis—not just for the young. Am J Surg. 2011;202:286-290.
  29. Kanaan Z, Hicks N, Weller C, Bilchuk N, Galandiuk S, Vahrenhold C, Yuan X, and Rai S. Abdominal wall component release is a sensible choice for patients requiring complicated closure of abdominal defects. Langenbecks Arch Surg 2011;396:1263-1270.
  30. Kanaan Z, Galandiuk S, Abby M, Shannon KV, Dajani D, Hicks N, and Rai SN. The value of lesser-impact-factor surgical journals as a source of negative and inconclusive outcomes reporting. Ann Surg. 2011;253:619-623.
  31. Kirkpatrick AW, Papia G, McCloskey SA, Polk HC, Jr., Akca O, and Qadan M. CAGS and ACS evidence based reviews in surgery. 36. Effect of high perioperative oxygen fraction on surgical site infection. Can J Surg. 2011;54:67-69.
  32. Li Y and Martin RC. Herbal medicine and hepatocellular carcinoma: applications and challenges. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2011;541209.
  33. Li Y, Reuter N, Li XS, Martin RC. Manganese superoxide dismutase chemoprevention in a murine hepatitis associated injury model. Journal of Cancer Therapy. 2011;2:431-440.
  34. Lu Z, Li Y, Takwi A, Li B, Zhang J, Conklin DJ, Young KH, Martin RC, Li Y. miR-301a as an NF-kappaB activator in pancreatic cancer cells. EMBO J. 2011;30:57-67.
  35. Maithel SK, Kneuertz PJ, Kooby DA, Scoggins CR, Weber SM, Martin RC, McMasters KM, Cho CS, Winslow ER, Wood WC, and Staley CA, III. Importance of low preoperative platelet count in selecting patients for resection of hepatocellular carcinoma: a multi-institutional analysis. J Am Coll Surg. 2011;212:638-648.
  36. Martin RC, Brown R, Puffer L, Block S, Callender G, Quillo A, Scoggins CR, and McMasters KM. Readmission rates after abdominal surgery: the role of surgeon, primary caregiver, home health, and subacute rehab. Ann Surg. 2011;254:591-597.
  37. Martin RC, Rustein L, Perez ED, Palmero J, Carvalheiro V, Urbano J, Valdata A, Kralj I, Bosnjakovic P, and Tatum C. Hepatic arterial infusion of doxorubicin-loaded microsphere for treatment of hepatocellular cancer: a multi-institutional registry. J Am Coll Surg. 2011;213:493-500.
  38. Martin RC, Kooby DA, Weber SM, Merchant NB, Parikh AA, Cho CS, Ahmad SA, Kim HJ, Hawkins W, and Scoggins CR. Analysis of 6,747 pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors for a proposed staging system. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011;15:175-183.
  39. Martin RC, Joshi J, Robbins K, Tomalty D, Bosnjakovik P, Derner M, Padr R, Rocek M, Scupchenko A, and Tatum C. Hepatic intra-arterial injection of drug-eluting bead, irinotecan (DEBIRI) in unresectable colorectal liver metastases refractory to systemic chemotherapy: results of multi-institutional study. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011;18:192-198.
  40. Miller KR, Benns MV, Sciarretta JD, Harbrecht BG, Ross CB, Franklin GA, and Smith JW. The evolving management of venous bullet emboli: a case series and literature review. Injury. 2011;42:441-446.
  41. Miller KR, Lawson CM, Smith VL, and Harbrecht BG. Carbohydrate provision in the era of tight glucose control. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2011;13:388-394.
  42. Picozzi VJ, Abrams RA, Decker PA, Traverso W, O'Reilly EM, Greeno E, Martin RC, Wilfong LS, Rothenberg ML, Posner MC, and Pisters PW. Multicenter phase II trial of adjuvant therapy for resected pancreatic cancer using cisplatin, 5-fluorouracil, and interferon-alfa-2b-based chemoradiation: ACOSOG Trial Z05031. Ann Oncol. 2011;22:348-354.
  43. Polk HC, Jr.. Robert M. Zollinger: 25 years on. Am Surg. 2011;77:1426-1427.
  44. Polk HC, Jr.. Preserving the quality of training surgical residents. Am J Surg. 2011;201:719-720.
  45. Polk HC, Jr.. Commentary on "Compliance with guidelines to prevent surgical site infections: as simple as 1-2-3?". Am J Surg. 2011;201:84.
  46. Qadan M, Polk HC, Jr., Hohmann SF, and Fry DE. A reassessment of needs and practice patterns in pharmacologic prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism following elective major surgery. Ann Surg. 2011;253:215-220.
  47. Ramsey AM and Martin RC. Body mass index and outcomes from pancreatic resection: a review and meta-analysis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011; 15:1633-1642.
  48. Ravindra KV, Xu H, and Ildstad ST. Vascularized composite allotransplantation at a crossroad. Transplant Proc. 2011;43:3501-3503.
  49. Ryan N, Carroll C, Carter MB, Roberts CS, Malkani AL, and Harbrecht BG. Closed midshaft femur fractures: are they only for trauma centers? Am Surg. 2011;77:476-479.
  50. Schiffman SC, Li Y, Xiao D, Li X, Aiyer HS, and Martin RC. The resistance of esophageal adenocarcinoma to bile salt insult is associated with manganese superoxide dismutase expression. J Surg Res. 2011;171:623-630.
  51. Schiffman SC, McMasters KM, Scoggins CR, Martin RC, and Chagpar AB. Lymph node ratio: a proposed refinement of current axillary staging in breast cancer patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2011;213:45-52.
  52. Schiffman SC, Chu CK, Park J, Russell M, Keilin S, Kooby DA, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, and Martin RC. Is prior cholecystectomy associated with decreased survival in patients with resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma following pancreaticoduodenectomy? Am J Surg. 2011;201:519-524.
  53. Schiffman SC, Metzger T, Dubel G, Andrasina T, Kralj I, Tatum C, McMasters KM, Scoggins CR, and Martin RC. Precision hepatic arterial irinotecan therapy in the treatment of unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocellular carcinoma: optimal tolerance and prolonged overall survival. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011;18:431-438/
  54. Smith JW, Franklin GA, Harbrecht BG, and Richardson JD: Early VATS for blunt chest trauma. a management technique underutilized by acute care surgeons. J Trauma. 2011;71:102-105.
  55. Smith JW, Egger M, Franklin G, Harbrecht B, and Richardson JD. Central line-associated blood stream infection in the critically ill trauma patient. Am Surg. 2011;77:1038-1042.
  56. Wadsworth B, Bumpous JM, Martin AW, Nowacki MR, Jenson AB, and Farghaly H. Expression of p16 in sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma (SNUC) without associated human papillomavirus (HPV). Head Neck Pathol. 2011;5:349-354.
  57. Whitney R, Valek V, Fages JF, Garcia A, Narayanan G, Tatum C, Hahl M, and Martin RC. Transarterial chemoembolization and selective internal radiation for the treatment of patients with metastatic neuroendocrine tumors: a comparison of efficacy and cost. Oncologist. 2011;16:594-601.
  58. Whitney R, Tatum C, Hahl M, Ellis S, Scoggins CR, McMasters K, and Martin RC. Safety of hepatic resection in metastatic disease to the liver after yttrium-90 therapy. J Surg Res. 2011;166:236-240.
  59. Zhang B, Li S, and Harbrecht BG. Akt-mediated signaling is induced by cytokines and cyclic adenosine monophosphate and suppresses hepatocyte inducible nitric oxide synthase expression independent of MAPK P44/42. Biochim Biophys Acta 2011, 1813:73-79.


  1. Kanaan Z, Qadan M, Eichenberger MR, Galandiuk S. The Actin-Cytoskeleton Pathway and its Potential Role in Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Associated Human Colorectal Cancer. Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2010 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Kanaan Z, Young M, Soto R, Cobbs GA, Galandiuk S. An alternative cyclin-D1 splice site is not linked to inflammatory bowel disease-associated neoplasia. Int J Biol Markers. 2010 Jan-Mar;25(1):27-31.
  3. Martin RC, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM. Safety and efficacy of microwave ablation of hepatic tumors: a prospective review of a 5-year experience. Ann Surg Oncol 2010 Jan;17(1):171-8. [Epub 2009 Aug 26.]
  4. Polk HC Jr. Commentary on "Compliance with guidelines to prevent surgical site infections: as simple as 1-2-3?" Am J Surg. 2010 Apr 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Qadan M, Weller EB, Gardner SA, Maldonado C, Fry DE, Polk HC Jr. Glucose and surgical sepsis: a study of underlying immunologic mechanisms. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Jun;210(6):966-74. Epub 2010 Apr 28..
  6. Qadan M, Dajani D, Dickinson A, Polk HC Jr. Meta-analysis of the effect of peritoneal lavage on survival in experimental peritonitis. Br J Surg. 2010 Feb;97(2):151-9.
  7. Qadan M, Battista C, Gardner S., Anderson GA, Akça O, Polk HC Jr. Oxygen and surgical site infections: A study of underlying immunologic. Anesthesiology. Accepted June 2010.


  1. Aiyer HS, Li Y, Martin RC. Diet composition affects surgery-associated weight loss in rats with a compromised alimentary tract. J Surg Res 2009 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print].
  2. Bower MR, Martin RC. Nutritional management during neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal cancer. J Surg Oncol 2009 Jul 1;100(1):82-7.
  3. Bower M, Jones W, Vessels B, Scoggins C, Martin R. Nutritional support with endoluminal stenting during neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal malignancy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2009 Nov;16(11):3161-8. [Epub 2009 Jul 28].
  4. Byam J, Reuter NP, Woodall CE, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Martin RC. Should hepatic metastatic colorectal cancer patients with extrahepatic disease undergo liver resection/ablation? Ann Surg Oncol 2009 Nov;16(11):3064-9.
  5. Carter S, Martin RC. Drug-eluting bead therapy in primary and metastatic disease of the liver. HPB (Oxford). 2009 Nov;11(7):541-50.
  6. Evans HL, Cuschieri J, Moore EE, Shapiro MB, Nathens AB, Johnson JL, Harbrecht BG, Minei JP, Bankey PE, Maier RV, West MA; Inflammation and Host Response to Injury Investigators. Inflammation and the host response to injury, a Large-Scale Collaborative Project: patient-oriented research core standard operating procedures for clinical care IX. Definitions for complications of clinical care of critically injured patients. J Trauma 2009 Aug;67(2):384-8.
  7. Fallat ME. The impact of data on the pediatric trauma and critical care research agenda. J Trauma 2009 Aug;67(2 Suppl):S106-S107.
  8. [Fallat ME]. American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Bioethics. Policy Statement- Pediatrician-Family-Patient Relationships: Managing the Boundaries. Pediatrics 124(6):1685-1688, 2009.
  9. [Fallat ME]. American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Bioethics. Policy Statement ?Physician Refusal to Provide Information or Treatment on the Basis of Claims of Conscience. Pediatrics 124(6): 1689-1693, 2009.
  10. [Fallat ME]. Equipment for ambulances. Bull Am Coll Surg 2009;94:23-29. [Joint Policy Statement of ACS Committee on Trauma, American College of Emergency Physicians and the National Association of EMS Physicians in which Dr. Fallat was team leader but individual authors were not listed.]
  11. [Fallat ME]. Equipment for ambulances. Pediatrics 2009;124:e166-e171. [Joint Policy Statement of ACS Committee on Trauma, American College of Emergency Physicians and the National Association of EMS Physicians in which Dr. Fallat was team leader but individual authors were not listed.]
  12. [Fallat ME]. Equipment for ambulances. Prehospital Emergency Care 2009;13(3):364-369. [Joint Policy Statement of ACS Committee on Trauma, American College of Emergency Physicians and the National Association of EMS Physicians in which Dr. Fallat was team leader but individual authors were not listed.]
  13. Galandiuk S, Allen D. Should we not strive for a balance between procedure fee and overall cost? [Editorial] Arch Surg 2009 Jun;144(6):496-7.
  14. Galandiuk S, Roth LA, Greene QJ. Anal incontinence-sphincter ani repair: Indications, techniques, outcome. Langenbecks Arch Surg 2009;394(3):426-33. [Epub 2008 May 6.]
  15. Galandiuk S. [Invited critique on]. Laparoscopic resection for bowel endometriosis. Arch Surg 2009;144:239.
  16. Harbrecht BG, Franklin GA, Smith JW, Foley DS, Miller FB, Richardson JD. Management differences for pediatric solid organ injuries in a rural state. Am Surg 2009 Aug;75(8):725-9.
  17. Harris BT, Franklin GA, Harbrecht BG, Richardson JD. Impact of hollow viscus injuries on outcome of abdominal gunshot wounds. Am Surg 2009 May;75(5):378-84.
  18. Jafri NS, Mahid SS, Idstein SR, Hornung CA, Galandiuk S. Antibiotic Prophylaxis is Not Protective in Severe Acute Pancreatitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Am J Surg. 2009 Jun; 197:806-13. Epub 2009 Feb 13.
  19. Jones, WF, Martin RCG. Confronting the barriers to colorectal cancer screening and treatment. J.Ky.Med.Assoc 2009;107(3) 86-87.
  20. Landry CS, Brock G, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Martin RC. A proposed staging system for gastric carcinoid tumors based on an analysis of 1,543 patients. Ann Surg Oncol 2009 Jan;16(1):51-60 [Epub 2008 Oct 24.]
  21. Landry CS, McMasters KM, Scoggins CR, Martin RCG. Analysis of 1,543 Gastric Carcinoid Patients for Proposed Staging System. Ann Surg Oncol 2009;16:51-60.
  22. Li Y, Wo JM, Liu Q, Li X, Martin RC. Chemoprotective effects of Curcuma aromatica on esophageal carcinogenesis. Ann Surg Oncol 2009 Feb;16(2):515-23. [Epub 2008 Nov 19.]
  23. Mahid SS, Jaffri NS, Brangers BC, Minor KS, Hornung CA, Galandiuk S. Meta-analysis of cholecystectomy in symptomatic patients with positive hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid scan results without gallstones. Arch Surg. 2009 Feb; 144(2):180-7.
  24. Martin R, Duvall R, Ellis S, Scoggins CR. The use of self-expanding silicone stents in esophageal cancer care: optimal pre-, peri-, and postoperative care. Surg Endosc 2009 Mar;23(3):615-21.
  25. Martin RC, Augenstein V, Reuter NP, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM. Simultaneous versus staged resection for synchronous colorectal cancer liver metastases. J Am Coll Surg 2009 May;208(5):842-50; discussion 850-2. [Epub 2009 Mar 26.].
  26. Martin RC, Scoggins CR, Egnatashvili V, Staley CA, McMasters KM, Kooby DA. Arterial and venous resection for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: operative and long-term outcomes. Arch Surg 2009 Feb;144(2):154-9.
  27. Martin RC, Joshi J, Robbins K, Tomalty D, O'Hara R, Tatum C. Transarterial Chemoembolization of Metastatic Colorectal Carcinoma with Drug-Eluting Beads, Irinotecan (DEBIRI): Multi-Institutional Registry. J Oncol 2009;2009:539795. [Epub 2009 Oct 29.]
  28. Martin RC, Robbins K, Tomalty D, O'Hara R, Bosnjakovic P, Padr R, Rocek M, Slauf F, Scupchenko A, Tatum C. Transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE) using irinotecan-loaded beads for the treatment of unresectable metastases to the liver in patients with colorectal cancer: an interim report. World J Surg Oncol 2009;7:80.
  29. Merchant NB, Rymer J, Koehler EA, Martin RC, et al. Adjuvant chemoradiation therapy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: who really benefits? J Am Coll Surg 2009;208:829-838-41. [Epub 2009 Mar 26.]
  30. Mo Y, Wan R, Wang J, Chien S, Tollerud DJ, Zhang Q. Diabetes is associated with increased sensitivity of alveolar macrophages to urban particulate matter exposure. Toxicology 2009;Aug 3;262(2):130-7. [Epub 2009 Jun 6.]
  31. Mo Y, Wan R, Chien S, Tollerud DJ, Zhang Q. Activation of endothelial cells after exposure to ambient ultrafine particles: The role of NADPH oxidase. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 2009; Apr 15;236(2):183-93. [Epub 2009 Feb 5.]
  32. Morris A, Walters T, Galandiuk S. Is the Nod2/CARD15 gene variants an independent predictive factor for both the need for initial and subsequent surgery in patients with structuring Crohn’s disease (CD). Canadian Association of General Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons-Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. Dis Colon Rectum 2009;52:1003-1005.
  33. Mulhall A, Mahid SS, Petras RE, Galandiuk S. Diverticular Disease Associated with IBD-like Colitis: A Systematic review. Dis Colon Rectum. 2009 Jun; 52: 1072-9.
  34. Pieretti-Vanmarcke R, Velmahos GC, Nance ML, Islam S, Falcone RA, Jr., Wales PW, Brown RL, Gaines BA, McKenna C, Moore FO, Goslar PW, Inaba K, Barmparas G, Scaife ER, Metzger RR, Brockmeyer DL, Upperman JS, Estrada J, Lanning DA, Rasmussen SK, Danielson PD, Hirsh MP, Consani HF, Stylianos S, Pineda C, Norwood SH, Bruch SW, Drongowski R, Barraco RD, Pasquale MD, Hussain F, Hirsch EF, McNeely PD, Fallat ME, Foley DS, Iocono JA, Bennett HM, Waxman K, Kam K, Bakhos L, Petrovick L, Chang Y, Masiakos PT. Clinical clearance of the cervical spine in blunt trauma patients younger than 3 years: a multi-center study of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. J Trauma 2009 Sep;67(3):543-9; discussion 549-50.
  35. Polk HC Jr., Vitale DS, Qadan M. The very busy urban surgeon: another face of the evermore obvious shortage of general surgeons. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Jul;209(1):144-7. Epub 2009 Apr 24.
  36. Polk HC, Jr. Invited commentary on "impact of intraoperative behavior on surgical site infections" by Beldi et al. Am J Surg 2009;198:163.
  37. Qadan M, Cheadle WG. Controversies in host defense against surgical site Infection. Expert Rev Anti-Infect Ther 2009 Nov;7(9):1043-7.
  38. Qadan M, Cheadle WG. Common microbial pathogens in surgical practice. Surg Clin North Am 2009 Apr;89(2):295-310, vii.
  39. Qadan M, Gardner SA, Vitale DS, Lominadze D, Joshua IG, Polk HC Jr. Hypothermia and surgery: immunologic mechanisms for current practice. Ann Surg. 2009 Jul;250(1):134-40.
  40. Qadan M, Akça O, Mahid SS, Hornung CA, Polk HC Jr. Perioperative supplemental oxygen therapy and surgical site infection: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Arch Surg. 2009 Apr;144(4):359-66; discussion 366-7.
  41. Qadan M, Wines M, Tolley DA. Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: no longer a contraindication for laparoscopic surgery? Br J Med Surg Urol 2009;2: 34-38.
  42. Reuter NP, Woodall CE, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Martin RC. Radiofrequency ablation vs. resection for hepatic colorectal metastasis: therapeutically equivalent? J Gastrointest Surg 2009 Mar;13(3):486-91. [Epub 2008 Oct 30.]
  43. Reuter NP, Martin RC. Microwave energy as a precoagulative device to assist in hepatic resection. Ann Surg Oncol 2009 Nov;16(11):3057-63.
  44. Richardson JD, Franklin G, Santos A, Harbrecht B, Danzl D, Coleman R, Smith J, Miller F, McMasters K. Effective triage can ameliorate the deleterious effects of delayed transfer of trauma patients from the emergency department to the ICU. J Am Coll Surg 2009 May;208(5):671-8; discussion 678-81. [Epub 2009 Mar 26.]
  45. Roberts DJ, Hornung CA, Polk HC, Jr. Another duel in the sun: weighing the balances between sun protection, tanning beds, and malignant melanoma. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2009 Jul;48(6):614-22. [Epub 2009 Mar 12.]
  46. Shelgikar CS, Loehle J, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Martin RC. Empiric antibiotics for transarterial embolization in hepatocellular carcinoma: indicated? J Surg Res 2009 Jan;151(1):121-4. [Epub 2008 Mar 24.]
  47. Wang J, Zhang Q, Wan R, Mo Y, Li M, Tseng MT, Chien S. Intracellular adenosine triphosphate delivery enhanced skin wound healing in rabbits. Ann Plast Surg 2009 Feb;62(2):180-6.
  48. Warren HS, Elson CM, Hayden DL, Schoenfeld DA, Cobb JP, Maier RV, Maier RV, Moldawer LL, Moore EE, Harbrecht BG, Pelak K, Cuschieri J, Herndon DN, Jeschke MG, Finnerty CC, Brownstein BH, Hennessy L, Mason PH, Tompkins RG; Inflammation and Host Response to Injury Large Scale Collaborative Research Program. A genomic score prognostic of outcome in trauma patients. Mol Med 2009 Jul-Aug;15(7-8):220-7. [Epub 2009 Apr 10.]
  49. Watson GA, Sperry JL, Rosengart MR, Minei JP, Harbrecht BG, Moore EE, Cuschieri J, Maier RV, Billiar TR, Peitzman AB; Inflammation and Host Response to Injury Investigators. Fresh frozen plasma is independently associated with a higher risk of multiple organ failure and acute respiratory distress syndrome. J Trauma 2009 Aug;67(2):221-7; discussion 228-30.
  50. Weber SM, Cho CS, Merchant N, Martin RC, et al. Laparoscopic left pancreatectomy: complication risk score correlates with morbidity and risk for pancreatic fistula. Ann Surg Oncol 2009;16(10):2825-2833. [Epub 2009 Jul 16.]
  51. Woodall CE, Martin RC, Stromberg AJ, Ginter B, Burton A, Ross MI, Edwards MJ, McMasters KM, Scoggins CR. Do melanoma patients from Southern climates have a worse outcome than those from Northern climates? Am Surg 2009 Aug;75(8):687-92; discussion 692.
  52. Woodall CE, Scoggins CR, Ellis SF, Tatum CM, Hahl MJ, Ravindra KV, McMasters KM, Martin RC. Is selective internal radioembolization safe and effective for patients with inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma and venous thrombosis? J Am Coll Surg 2009 Mar;208(3):375-82.
  53. Woodall CE, Li Y, Liu QH, Wo J, Martin RC. Chemoprevention of metaplasia Initiation and carcinogenic progression to esophageal adenocarcinoma by resveratrol supplementation. Anticancer Drugs 2009 Jul;20(6):437-43.
  54. Woodall CE, III, Brock GN, Fan J, Byam JA, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Martin RC. An evaluation of 2537 gastrointestinal stromal tumors for a proposed clinical staging system. Arch Surg 2009 Jul;144(7):670-8.

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