The American Journal of Surgery
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American Indian/Alaska native access to colorectal cancer screening: Does gastroenterologist density matter?
Characterizing the impact of verbal communication and health literacy in the patient-surgeon encounter
Cost-benefit analysis of a patient engagement technology (PET) in cardiac, thoracic, and colorectal surgery
Does race affect the long-term survival benefit of systemic therapy in pancreatic adenocarcinoma?
Gender role incongruency in general surgery applicants
Is preoperative parathyroid localization necessary for tertiary hyperparathyroidism?
Lost potential and missed opportunities for DCD liver transplantation in the United States
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with single gland parathyroid disease
Improving surgical patient education materials using informational design with visual elements.
Digital presence as a communication tool for building reputation in an academic department
External validation of four Pancreatic Fistula Risk Score models in the Deep South US: Do racial disparities affect pancreatic fistula prediction?
The “Broken rung” in transplantation surgery
Underrepresented in medicine: Making surgical training anti-racist
Multidisciplinary clinics for colorectal cancer may not provide more efficient coordination of care
Patient survival following third time liver transplant in the United States in the MELD era
Resident self-assessment of common endocrine procedures
Transition from trainee to educator in the operating room: A needs assessment and framework to support junior faculty
General surgical procedures in survivors of complex congenital heart disease: A potential Pandora's box?
Does health literacy impact technological comfort in cancer patients? Health literacy impacts technological comfort
Ending the burnout gender gap in surgery
Mediastinal parathyroidectomy: Utilization of a multidisciplinary, robotic-assisted transthoracic approach in challenging cases
Parathyroid allotransplantation for the treatment of permanent hypoparathyroidism: A systematic review
Colectomy for polyps is associated with high risk for complications and low risk for malignancy: Time for endoluminal surgery?
Colon cancer deadlier in the young? A shifting paradigm
Emergency department disposition: Do surgical residents contribute to inefficiency?
Trends of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy at the time of ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence
United States medical licensing examination Step 1 scores are a quantifiably better predictor of American board of surgery in-training examination success compared to Step 2 scores
Vascular invasion predicts advanced tumor characteristics in papillary thyroid carcinoma
Climate survey development to assess the DEI gap across surgical specialties in an academic institution
Closing the gap: Increasing female representation in surgical leadership
Optimizing US surgical trainees for global engagement
Understanding the surgical experience for Black and White patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): The importance of health literacy
Asian American and Pacific Islander experiences and challenges in academic surgery
Localizing ureteral catheters for left-sided colectomy and proctectomy: Do the risks justify the benefits?
My surgical practice: Radioguided parathyroid surgery, how and why we use it
Organizational assessment of health literacy within an academic medical center
The need for increasing female leadership in surgical departments
There's no such thing as a free lunch: Outcomes of concurrent parathyroidectomy and thyroidectomy among CESQIP surgeons
Addressing durable educational concerns in a rapidly changing world
Relationship between burnout and mistreatment: Who plays a role?
Surgical research journals - Under review: An assessment of diversity among editorial boards and outcomes of peer review
Use of artificial intelligence for gender bias analysis in letters of recommendation for general surgery residency candidates
An evaluation of social media utilization by general surgery programs in the COVID-19 era
Filtering through racial disparities in postoperative venous thromboembolism
From the Editor – in – Chief: Featured papers in the November Issue
Reassessing career pathways of surgical leaders: An examination of surgical leaders’ early accomplishments
A single institution experience with papillary thyroid cancer: Are outcomes better at comprehensive cancer centers?
Effectiveness of a central line associated blood stream infection protocol in a pediatric population
Survival following simultaneous liver-lung versus liver alone transplantation: Results of the US national experience
Visual teaching aids improve patient understanding and reduce anxiety prior to a colectomy
The euthyroid state: An often difficult-to-achieve (and unnecessary?) goal at the time of surgery
Using local rather than general anesthesia for inguinal hernia repair may significantly reduce complications for frail Veterans
Patient, Nurse, Medical Assistant, and Surgeon Perspectives Inform the Development of a Decision Support Tool for Inguinal Hernia Surgery: A Qualitative Analysis
The AAST prospective observational multicenter study of the initial experience with reversal of direct oral anticoagulants in trauma patients
Enriching surgical residency training through the liberal arts
Neoadjuvant therapy alters the biliary microbiome in PDAC
Preoperative anthropomorphic radiographic measurements can predict postoperative pancreatic fistula formation following pancreatoduodenectomy
Self-advocacy is associated with lower likelihood of living donor kidney transplantation
The impact of an enhanced recovery program (ERP) on the costs of colorectal surgery
American Journal of Surgery editorial board statement
Implementation of virtual focus groups for qualitative data collection in a global pandemic
Using local rather than general anesthesia for inguinal hernia repair is associated with shorter operative time and enhanced postoperative recovery
Development and characteristics of a multidisciplinary colorectal cancer clinic
Do male chairs of surgery have implicit gender bias in the residency application process?
From the Editor – in – Chief: Papers from the Society of Black Academic Surgeons
Intraoperative parathyroid hormone measurement facilitates outpatient thyroidectomy in children
Racial disparities exist in surgical outcomes for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Influence of fellowship educational experience on practice patterns for adrenalectomy: A survey of recent AAES fellowship graduates
Finding a cancer surgeon: How hospital websites make this difficult for their patients
High value care education in general surgery residency programs: A multi-institutional needs assessment
Identification of promotion and prevention associated surgeon behaviors in the operating room to facilitate resident self-regulated learning
Re-operative parathyroidectomy: How many positive localization studies are required?
Can patients find an Endocrine Surgeon? How hospital websites hide the expertise of these medical professionals
Development and implementation of virtual grand rounds in surgery
Endocrine surgery is at the forefront of gender diversity
Low-cost devices to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection during open and laparoscopic surgery
Need for surgeon presence: Continuing to Re-Think pediatric trauma triage strategies
Virtual surgery residency selection: Strategies for programs and candidates
Building a department of surgery communications program
Patient-reported health literacy scores are associated with readmissions following surgery
Invited commentary on “Delving deeper into disparity: The impact of health literacy on the surgical care of breast cancer patients”
Proximal diversion after colectomy: The debate continues
Aeromedical retrieval of trauma patients: Impact of flight path model on estimates of population coverage
Bariatric surgery to achieve transplant in end-stage organ disease patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis
EDITORIAL: From the Editors of AJS
Pre-operative COVID-19 testing and decolonization
Preoperative parathyroid localization does not improve surgical outcomes for patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
From the Editor – in – Chief: Featured papers in the August Issue
Is radical ever too radical?
Outpatient robot-assisted adrenalectomy: Is it safe?
What is global surgery? Identifying misconceptions among health professionals
Completeness of operative reports for rectal cancer surgery
Creating a shared mental model for EPAs in surgery
Sleep and stress before and after duty across residency years under 2017 ACGME hours
Strategies to prevent burnout: Are grit and optimism the answer?
What do we talk about next? Integrating lessons learned from resident discourse and technical outcomes
Early removal of catheters in an Enhanced Recovery Pathway (ERP) with intrathecal opioid injection does not affect postoperative urinary outcomes
From the Editor – in – Chief: Featured papers in the June Issue
Outpatient thyroidectomy in the pediatric population
Perioperative opioid use and pain-related outcomes in the Veterans Health Administration
From the Editor-in-Chief: the top papers from the North Pacific Surgical Association
EDITORIAL-From the Editor – in – Chief
Greater faculty familiarity with residents improves intraoperative entrustment
The Society of Black Academic Surgeons CV benchmarking initiative: Early career trends of academic surgical leaders
Transition of Editor – in – Chief for The American Journal of Surgery
Preoperative opioid use and postoperative pain associated with surgical readmissions
Outcomes of selective whole breast irradiation following lumpectomy with intraoperative radiation therapy for hormone receptor positive breast cancer
Healthcare disparities in outcomes of patients with resectable pancreatic cancer
Bridging the gap: The intersection of entrustability and perceived autonomy for surgical residents in the OR
Planning post-discharge destination for gastrointestinal surgery patients: Room for improvement?
To admit or not to admit? Experience with outpatient thyroidectomy for Graves’ disease in a high-volume tertiary care center
Enhanced neonatal surgical site infection prediction model utilizing statistically and clinically significant variables in combination with a machine learning algorithm
Survival analysis of early-stage breast cancer patients undergoing axillary lymph node dissection and sentinel lymph node dissection.
Reducing the impact of violence on the health status of African-Americans: Literature review and recommendations from the Society of Black Academic Surgeons
Selecting post-acute care settings after abdominal surgery: Are we getting it right?
Improving the feasibility and utility of OpTrust—A tool assessing intraoperative entrustment
Right ventricular fractional area of change is predictive of ventilator support days in trauma and burn patients
Risk factors associated with missing post-esophagectomy hospital milestones
Burn patients with infection-related ventilator associated complications have worse outcomes compared to those without ventilator associated events
Faculty perceptions of resident skills decay during dedicated research fellowships
Student use and perceptions of mobile technology in clinical clerkships – Guidance for curriculum design
Echocardiographic correlates are associated with in-hospital mortality in trauma and burn patients
Increased pancreatic cancer survival with greater lymph node retrieval in the National Cancer Data Base
Perioperative beta blockers and statins for noncardiac surgery patients with coronary stents
Factors affecting mortality after penetrating cardiac injuries: 10-year experience at urban level I trauma center
Impact of near-peer teaching rounds on student satisfaction in the basic surgical clerkship
Sorafenib use for recurrent hepatocellular cancer after resection or transplantation: Observations from a US regional analysis of the GIDEON registry
Venous thromboembolic events: How low can you go?
A taxonomy of perioperative surgical learning: Trending resident skill acquisition
Do female surgeons learn or teach differently?
The changing pattern of diagnosing primary hyperparathyroidism in young patients
Coronary angiography and failure to rescue after postoperative myocardial infarction in patients with coronary stents undergoing noncardiac surgery
Interhospital transfer for acute surgical care: does delay matter?
Immediate post-traumatic pulmonary embolism is not associated with right ventricular dysfunction
Transitional care interventions and hospital readmissions in surgical populations: a systematic review
When patients call their surgeon's office: An opportunity to improve the quality of surgical care and prevent readmissions
Urinary tract infection after surgery for colorectal malignancy: Risk factors and complications Presented as a podium presentation at the 2015 Academic Surgical Congress, March 2, 2015 to May 2, 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Is intraoperative parathyroid hormone testing in patients with renal insufficiency undergoing parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism accurate?
Mesh wrapping for severe hepatic injury: A beneficial option in the trauma surgeon's armamentarium
A blended online curriculum in the basic surgery clerkship: A pilot study
Postdischarge complications are an important predictor of postoperative readmissions
Readmission after delayed diagnosis of surgical site infection: a focus on prevention using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.
Faculty and resident evaluations of medical students on a surgery clerkship correlate poorly with standardized exam scores
Effect of elective inguinal hernia repair on urinary symptom burden in men
Falls in the elderly: A modern look at an old problem
Multiple complications and short length of stay are associated with postoperative readmissions
Postoperative surveillance of small appendiceal carcinoid tumors
Foundations for teaching surgeons to address the contributions of systems to operating room team conflict
Early-phase technetium-99m sestamibi scintigraphy can improve preoperative localization in primary hyperparathyroidism
Medical student subinternships in surgery: Characterization and needs assessment
Surgeons managing conflict in the operating room: Defining the educational need and identifying effective behaviors
Association between Surgical Care Improvement Program venous thromboembolism measures and postoperative events
Adverse cardiac events in patients with coronary stents undergoing noncardiac surgery: A systematic review
False-negative fine-needle aspiration of thyroid nodules cannot be attributed to sampling error alone
Hürthle cell metaplasia on fine-needle aspiration biopsy is not by itself an indication for thyroid surgery
Engaging medical students in the feedback process
The perioperative management of patients with coronary artery stents: Surveying the clinical stakeholders and arriving at a consensus regarding optimal care
Costs and quality of life associated with radial artery and saphenous vein cardiac bypass surgery: Results from a Veterans Affairs multisite trial
Predictors of mesh explantation after incisional hernia repair
Hesperetin, a potential therapy for carcinoid cancer
William Hunter Harridge Lecture: Contemporary management of pre-invasive and early breast cancer
Surgical mentors' and mentees' productivity from 1993 to 2006
Advancing Surgical Education Scholarship
Arterial embolization for pelvic fractures after blunt trauma: Are we all talk?
Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) intron 1 polymorphism and clinical outcome in pancreatic adenocarcinoma
Nuclear factor kappa B-dependent gene transcription in cholecystokinin- and tumor necrosis factor-α-stimulated isolated acinar cells is regulated by p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase
Influence of morbid obesity on parathyroidectomy outcomes in primary hyperparathyroidism
Xanthohumol inhibits the neuroendocrine transcription factor achaete-scute complex-like 1, suppresses proliferation, and induces phosphorylated ERK1/2 in medullary thyroid cancer
Severity of head computed tomography scan findings fail to explain racial differences in mortality following child abuse
Mandated quality measures and economic implications of venous thromboembolism prevention and management
Disparities in the treatment of colon cancer in octogenarians
Contralateral papillary thyroid cancer: does size matter?
Surgery improves quality of life in patients with "mild" hyperparathyroidism
Tautomycin suppresses growth and neuroendocrine hormone markers in carcinoid cells through activation of the Raf-1 pathway
Molecular targeted therapies for pancreatic cancer
Variation in mesh placement for ventral hernia repair: an opportunity for process improvement?
Demographic and socioeconomic trends in the use of laparoscopic appendectomy from 1997 to 2003
Management and outcome of pneumatosis intestinalis
Optimization of conditionally replicative adenovirus for pancreatic cancer and its evaluation in an orthotopic murine xenograft model
The use of the Ligasure for hemostasis during thyroid lobectomy
Prognostic factors and preoperative radiation therapy associated with sphincter preservation in patients with resectable rectal cancer
Commentary on Itani's Presidential Address
Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of pheochromocytoma in children
A strategic approach to the evaluation of axillary lymph nodes in breast cancer patients: analysis of 168 patients at a single institution
Should simulator-based endovascular training be integrated into general surgery residency programs?
Surgical residents' knowledge of documentation and coding for professional services: an opportunity for a focused educational offering
Surgical treatment of pancreatic endocrine neoplasms
Raf-1 activation in gastrointestinal carcinoid cells decreases tumor cell adhesion
Methionine inhibits cellular growth dependent on the p53 status of cells
Endoscopic latissmus dorsi flap harvesting
Young and middle-age associated differences in cytokeratin expression after bone fracture, tissue trauma, and hemorrhage
Long-term fetal outcomes in pregnant trauma patients
Prognostic factors for survival in pancreatic cancer: a population-based study
Editor's note regarding AWS career development resource materials
Improvement in gastrointestinal symptoms and quality of life after cholecystectomy
The contribution of opiate analgesics to the development of infectious complications in burn patients
Reconstruction of the abdominal wall for incisional hernia repair
A salute to the Journal's former Editor-in-Chief, Hiram C. Polk, Jr., M.D.
Brief communication of the Residency Review Committee-Surgery (RRC-S) on residents' surgical volume in general surgery
Hiram Polk and The American Journal of Surgery
Learning to operate in a restricted duty hours environment
A senior elective designed to prepare medical students for surgical residency
Variables influencing medical student learning in the operating room
Self-assessment in simulation-based surgical skills training
Who are the surgery clerkship directors and what are their educational needs?
Medical student operative experience correlates with a match to a categorical surgical program
Identifying patients with severe sepsis who should not be treated with drotrecogin alfa (activated)
A role for error training in surgical technical skill instruction and evaluation
The impact of external feedback on computer-assisted learning for surgical technical skill training
Extent of surgery for intermediate-risk well-differentiated thyroid cancer
A virtual reality module for intravenous catheter placement
Gastrointestinal malignancies in patients with celiac sprue
Computer-assisted learning versus a lecture and feedback seminar for teaching a basic surgical technical skill
Early postoperative enteral feeding improves whole body protein kinetics in upper gastrointestinal cancer patients
The multidisciplinary structured clinical instruction module as a vehicle for cancer education
Hepatic tumor necrosis factor-α production and distant organ dysfunction in a murine model of obstructive jaundice
Prognostic value of TP53 and K-ras-2 mutational analysis in stage III carcinoma of the colon
Graduate medical education: Back to the future
Stardate 1059.9927: Earth alliances fail to achieve health goals
Where have you been all my life?
Who's on first?
Health insurance redux
Got a T. Rex by the tail
Libby Zion's dubious legacy
Mechanism of increased susceptibility to infection following hemorrhage
Pandora's administrative box
Cytokine regulation of intestinal glutamine utilization
Prognostic significance of cervical lymph node metastases in differentiated thyroid cancer
Role of highly selective vagotomy and duodenoplasty in the treatment of postbulbar duodenal obstruction
Correlation of estrogen, progesterone, and androgen receptors in breast cancer
Lithotripsy for bile duct stones
Modified radical neck dissection. Terminology, technique, and indications
Squamous cell carcinoma of the buccal mucosa: Analysis of prognostic factors
Craniofacial reconstruction after tumor resections using vascularized outer table calvarial bone flaps
Neck dissection with and without radiotherapy: Prognostic factors, patterns of recurrence, and survival
Palliation of gastric carcinoma with total gastrectomy and esophagojejunostomy
Reconstruction of the breast: Where do we fall short?. An evolution of ideas
Totally implantable venous access system for cyclic administration of cytotoxic chemotherapy
Assessment of patients with failed gastric operations for morbid obesity
Continuous regional chemotherapy for metastatic colorectal cancer using a totally implantable infusion pump. A feasibility study in 50 patients
Interaction of lower esophageal sphincter pressure and length of sphincter in the abdomen as determinants of gastroesophageal competence
One-stage pharyngoesophageal and oral mucocutaneous reconstruction with two segments of one musculocutaneous flap
Breast carcinoma in the elderly patient: An assessment of operative risk, morbidity and mortality
Cholecystosonography: Accuracy, pitfalls and unusual findings
Alkaline gastroesophageal reflux
The prognostic and therapeutic value of frozen section determinations in the surgical treatment of squamous carcinoma of the head and neck
Malignant hypertension as a cause of massive intestinal bleeding
Evaluation of the nissen antireflux procedure by esophageal manometry and twenty-four hour pH monitoring
Immediate oophorectomy and adrenalectomy in the treatment of stage III breast carcinoma. A ten year follow-up study
One stage surgical repair of mandibular osteoradionecrosis with jaw preservation
Persistent gram-negative bacteremia. Observations in twenty patients
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