Recent News and Publications

Explore the most recent research news and publications from the Department of Surgery, updated every 30 days.

Publications, August 2021

Byrd JN, Chung KC. Evaluation of the merit-based incentive payment system and surgeons caring for patients at high social risk. JAMA Surg. 2021 Aug 11. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2021.3746. (Epub ahead of print)

Chen X, Zeh HJ, Kang R, Kroemer G, Tang D. Cell death in pancreatic cancer: from pathogenesis to therapy. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 Jul 30. doi: 10.1038/s41575-021-00486-6.

Deisl C, Hilgemann DW, Syeda R, Fine M. TMEM16F and dynamins control expansive plasma membrane reservoirs. Nat Commun. 2021;12:4990 (2021). doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-25286-z.

Feizpour CA, Patel MS, Syed MA, Carrasco A, Shah J, Hanish S, Sosa L, Fogus S, Bennett S, Shi C, Hardman B, Vagefi PA. Enhanced recovery in liver transplantation: a value-based approach to complex surgical care. Surgery. 2021 Jul 30:S0039-6060(21)00677-2. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2021.07.001. (Epub ahead of print)

Gupta VS, Meier J, Nunez JH, AbdelFattah K, Balentine C, Zeh HJ, Carlson D, Levi B. How we did it: implementing a trainee-focused surgical research curriculum and infrastructure. J Surg Educ. 2021 Aug 2. (Epub ahead of print)

Han L, Bai L, Fang X, Liu J, Kang R, Zhou D, Tang D, Dai E. SMG9 drives ferroptosis by directly inhibiting GPX4 degradation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2021 Aug 27;567:92-98.

Homayun-Sepehr N, McCarter AL, Helaers R, Galant C, Boon LM, Brouillard P, Vikkula M, Dellinger MT. KRAS-driven model of Gorham-Stout disease effectively treated with trametinib. JCI Insight. 2021 Aug 9;6(15):149831. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.149831.

Huerta S, Pham T. Bile duct injuries: incidence, prevention, and management. Dig Med Res. 2021 Aug;4(22):1-4. (Epub ahead of print) 

Kiss E, Chehab S, Moreno Duarte I, Khan U, Schindel D, Pandya S, Ullah S, Ochoa C, Zabala LM. Twin-twin transfusion syndrome complicated by single ventricle physiology: a case report. Paediatr Anaesth. 2021 Aug 14. doi: 10.1111/pan.14276. (Epub ahead of print) 

Kronenfeld JP, Collier AL, Turgeon MK, Ju M, Alterio R, Wang A, Fernandez M, Porembka MR, Richter H, Lee AY, Russell MC, Merchant NB, Maker AV, Datta J. Attrition during neoadjuvant chemotherapy for gastric adenocarcinoma is associated with decreased survival: a United States Safety-Net Collaborative analysis. J Surg Oncol. 2021 Aug 11. doi: 10.1002/jso.26638. (Epub ahead of print)

Li J, Kang R, Tang D. Cellular and molecular mechanisms of perineural invasion of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Cancer Commun (Lond). 2021 Aug;41(8):642-660. 

MacConmara M, Vagefi PA. Machine perfusion in liver transplantation. Adv Surg. 2021 Sep;55:175-195. doi: 10.1016/j.yasu.2021.05.013.

MacConmara M, Wang B, Patel MS, Hwang CS, DeGregorio L, Shah J, Hanish SI, Desai D, Lynch R, Tanriover B, Zeh H 3rd, Vagefi PA. Liver transplantation in the time of a pandemic: a widening of the racial and socioeconomic health care gap during COVID-19. Ann Surg. 2021 Jun 25;274(3):427-33. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004994. (Epub ahead of print)

Mohapatra A, Saadeddin Z, Avgerinos ED, Al-Khoury GE, Hager ES, Eslami MH. Utilization and outcomes of radial artery access for lower extremity endovascular intervention. Ann Vasc Surg. 2021 Aug 16:S0890-5096(21)00489-1. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2021.06.005. (Epub ahead of print)

Parsons RF, Baquerizo A, Kirchner VA, Malek S, Desai CS, Schenk A, Finger EB, Brennan TV, Parekh KR, MacConmara M, Brayman K, Fair J, Wertheim JA; ASTS Cellular Transplantation Committee. Challenges, highlights, and opportunities in cellular transplantation: a white paper of the current landscape. Am J Transplant. 2021 Jul 1. doi: 10.1111/ajt.16740. (Epub ahead of print)

Patel MS, Vagefi PA. Invited commentary on: venous outflow reconstruction using polytetrafluoroethylene graft in right lobe living donor liver transplantation: a single center study. Surgery. 2021 Jun;169(6):1510-1511. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2021.01.038.

Selvi F, Yildirimyan N, Zuniga JR. Inferior alveolar and lingual nerve injuries: a narrative review of diagnosis and management. Front Oral Maxillofac Med. 2021 Aug.

Shah J, Mufti A, Dumas R, Porembka M, Minei J, Hanish SI, Vagefi PA. Multidisciplinary management of severe traumatic hepatic injury involving interventional radiology embolization, trauma laparotomy, and liver transplantation. Am Surg. 2021 Jul 8:31348211031852. doi: 10.1177/00031348211031852. (Epub ahead of print)

Shubin AD, De Gregorio L, Hwang C, MacConmara M. Combined heart-liver transplantation in a case of haemochromatosis. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 May 31;14(5):e241508. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-241508.

Shu-Yip S, Wong M, Iverson KR, Roa L, Lecca L, Sotomayor A, Mody GN. Referral process for surgical management of tuberculosis in Lima: a qualitative study. J Surg Res. 2021 Jul 2;267:384-90.

Zhang RX, Kang R, Tang DL. STING1 in sepsis: mechanisms, functions, and implications. Chin J Traumatol. 2021 Jul 19:S1008-1275(21)00121-8.

Zuniga JR, AbdleBaky O, Alian A, Thakur U, Pezeshk P, Xi Y, Chhabra A. Does presurgical magnetic resonance neurography predict neuroma and surgical gap size in trigeminal class IV and V injuries? J Oral Maxillofac Surg. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2021.07.023.


Publications, July 2021

Calvier L, Xian X, Lee RG, Sacharidou A, Mineo C, Shaul PW, Kounnas MZ, Tsai SHerz J. Reelin depletion protects against atherosclerosis by decreasing vascular adhesion of leukocytes. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2021 Apr;41(4):1309-1318. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.121.316000.
Heid CA, Chandra RLiu C, Pruszynski J, Khoury MK, Vela R, Zeng XMaaraoui K, Kalsbeek A, Ring WS, Amin A, Murala J, Peltz M. Cardiac transplantation in adults with congenital heart disease: a single center case series. Clin Transplant. 2021 Jul 20. doi: 10.1111/ctr.14430. (Epub ahead of print)
Karalis JD, Ju MR, Mansour JC, Polanco PM, Yopp AC, Zeh HJ 3rd, Porembka MR, Wang SC. The presentation of Hispanic gastric cancer patients varies by location of patient ancestry. J Surg Oncol. 2021 Jul 15. doi: 10.1002/jso.26609. (Epub ahead of print)
Khoury MK, Jones RE, Gee KM, Taveras LRBoniakowski AM, Coleman DM, Abdelfattah KRRectenwald JE, Minter RM. Trainee reliance on public service loan forgiveness. J Surg Educ. 2021 Jul 12:S1931-7204(21)00169-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2021.06.015. (Epub ahead of print)
Kim S, Jeon-SlaughterH, Chen X, Ramanan B, Kirkwood ML, Timaran CH, Modrall JG, Tsai SEffect of abdominal aortic aneurysm size on mid-term mortality after endovascular repair. J2Surg Res. 2021 Jul 5;267:443-451. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2021.06.001. (Epub ahead of print)
Nagaraj MB, AbdelFattah KR, Scott DJ, Farr DE. Creating a proficiency-based remote laparoscopic skills curriculum for the COVID-19 era. J Surg Educ. 2021 Jul 3. (Epub ahead of print)
Ritto F, Pomares A, Canellas JV, Zuniga JRTiwana PS, Pimentel T, Medeiros P. Arthrocentesis versus nonsurgical methods in the management of temporomandibular joint closed lock and pain. A double-blind randomized controlled trial. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2021 Jul 10.
Yan J, Hester CA, Zhu H, Yan J, Augustine MM, Porembka MR, Wang SC, Mansour JC, Zeh HJ, Yopp AC, Polanco PM. Treatment and survival disparities of colon cancer inthe Texas-Mexico border population: cancer disparities in border population. J Surg Res. 2021 Jul 4;267:432-442. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2021.05.040. (Epub ahead of print)


Publications, June 2021

Arjmandi F, Mootz A, Farr D, Reddy S, Dogan B. New horizons in imaging and surgical assessment of breast cancer lymph node metastasis. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2021 Jun;187(2):311-322. doi: 10.1007/s10549-021-06248-x. Epub 2021 May 12.

Cavallaro PM, Fearnhead NS, Bissett IP, et al.; PROPS Delphi Study Expert Panels [Schindel DT]. Patients undergoing ileoanal pouch surgery experience a constellation of symptoms and consequences representing a unique syndrome: a report from the patient-reported outcomes after pouch surgery (PROPS) Delphi consensus study. Dis Colon Rectum. 2021 Jul 1;64(7):861-870. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000002099.

Edman NI, Schanzer A, Crawford A, Oderich GS, Farber MA, Schneider DB, Timaran CH, Beck AW, Eagleton M, Sweet MP; U.S. Fenestrated and Branched Aortic Research Consortium. Sex-related outcomes after fenestrated-branched endovascular aneurysm repair for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms in the U.S. Fenestrated and Branched Aortic Research Consortium. J Vasc Surg. 2021 Mar 26:S0741-5214(21)00466-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2021.02.046. (Epub ahead of print) 

Hammad Y, Mootz A, Klein K, Zuniga JR. Trigeminal nerve repair: is the trigeminocardiac reflex a concern? J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2021 May 25.

Hammad Y, Schlieve T. Metachronous odontogenic keratocyst and non-ossifying fibroma of the mandible. Oral Maxillofac Surg Cases. 2021;7(3):100221.

Han L, Bai L, Fang X, Liu J, Kang R, Zhou D, Tang D, Dai E. SMG9 drives ferroptosis by directly inhibiting GPX4 degradation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2021 Jun 16;567:92-98.  

Huerta S. Open, laparoscopic, and robotic inguinal hernia repair: more options, more questions. Hernia. 2021 Jun 12. doi: 10.1007/s10029-021-02438-0. (Epub ahead of print)  

Killian MO, Payrovnaziri SN, Gupta D, Desai D, He Z. Machine learning-based prediction of health outcomes in pediatric organ transplantation recipients.JAMIA Open. 2021 Mar 12;4(1):ooab008. doi: 10.1093/jamiaopen/ooab008.

Liao Y, Liu Y, Shao Z, Xia X, Deng Y, Cai J, Yao L, He J, Yu C, Hu T, Sun W, Liu F, Tang D, Liu J, Huang H. A new role of GRP75-USP1-SIX1 protein complex in driving prostate cancer progression and castration resistance. Oncogene. 2021 Jun;40(25):4291-4306.  

Liao Y, Shao Z, Liu Y, Xia X, Deng Y, Yu C, Sun W, Kong W, He X, Liu F, Guo Z, Chen G, Tang D, Gan H, Liu J, Huang H. USP1-dependent RPS16 protein stability drives growth and metastasis of human hepatocellular carcinoma cells. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2021 Jun 21;40(1):201.   

Liu J, Kang R, Tang D. Signaling pathways and defense mechanisms of ferroptosis. FEBS J. 2021 Jun 6.   

Masood SS, Triplett KN, Killian M, Mayersohn GS, Desai DM. Examining the association of medical complications and posttraumatic stress symptoms in pediatric solid organ transplant patients and their caregivers. Pediatr Transplant. 2021 Jun 2:e14030. doi: 10.1111/petr.14030. (Epub ahead of print) 

Nagaraj MB, Weis HB, Weis JJ, Cook GS, Bailey LW, Shoultz TH, Farr DE, AbdelFattah KR, Dultz LA. The impact of COVID-19 on surgical education. J Surg Res. 2021;267:366-373.

Pickett ML, Mottershaw AM, Gupta P, Huerta S. Volvulus of the transverse colon in an octogenarian veteran. J Surg Case Rep. 2021 May 10;2021(5):rjab166. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjab166.  

Ramanan B, Jeon-Slaughter H, Chen X, Kashyap VS, Kirkwood ML, Timaran CH, Modrall JG, Tsai S. Impact of dual antiplatelet therapy after lower extremity revascularization for chronic limb threatening ischemia (CLTI). J Vasc Surg. 2021 May 20:S0741-5214(21)00752-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2021.04.067. (Epub ahead of print)

Shubin AD, DeGregorio LD, Hwang CS, MacConmara MP. Combined heart-liver transplantation in a case of haemochromatosis. BMJ Case Rep. 2021;14(5):e241508.

Tenorio ER, Oderich GS, Kölbel T, Dias NV, Sonesson B, Karelis A, Farber MA, Parodi FE, Timaran CH, Scott CK, Tsilimparis N, Fernandez C, Jakimowicz T, Jama K, Kratzberg J, Mougin J, Haulon S. Multicenter global early feasibility study to evaluate total endovascular arch repair using three-vessel inner branch stent-grafts for aneurysms and dissections. J Vasc Surg. 2021 Apr 16:S0741-5214(21)00497-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2021.03.029. (Epub ahead of print)

Turgeon MK, Lee RM, Keilson JM, Ju MR, Porembka MR, Alterio RE, et al. Is there a difference in utilization of a perioperative treatment approach for gastric cancer between safety net hospitals and tertiary referral centers? J Surg Oncol. 2021. doi: 10.1002/jso.26554.

Zhang R, Kang R, Tang D. The STING1 network regulates autophagy and cell death. Signal Transduct Target Ther. 2021 Jun 2;6(1):208.