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    April 2020
  1. LU WP, Tang HW, Yang ZY, Jiang K, et al
    A proposed modification for the Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer staging system: Adding bile duct tumor thrombus status in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.
    Am J Surg. 2020 Apr 18. pii: S0002-9610(20)30207.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. LEE W, Jang JY, Cho JK, Hong SC, et al
    Does surgical difficulty relate to severity of acute cholecystitis? Validation of the parkland grading scale based on intraoperative findings.
    Am J Surg. 2020;219:637-641.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2020
  3. ENOCHSSON L, Sharp N, Gimberg K, Sandblom G, et al
    The location of bile duct stones may affect intra- and postoperative cholecystectomy outcome: A population-based registry study.
    Am J Surg. 2020 Mar 28. pii: S0002-9610(20)30172.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. KOKOROSKOS N, Peponis T, Lee JM, El Hechi M, et al
    Gallbladder wall thickness as a predictor of intraoperative events during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A prospective study of 1089 patients.
    Am J Surg. 2020 Mar 8. pii: S0002-9610(20)30149.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2020
  5. WARNER RL, Coleman KC, Musgrove KA, Bardes JM, et al
    A review of general surgery resident experience in common bile duct exploration in the ERCP era.
    Am J Surg. 2020 Feb 16. pii: S0002-9610(20)30092.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  6. MUSZYNSKA C, Nilsson J, Lundgren L, Lindell G, et al
    A risk score model to predict incidental gallbladder cancer in patients scheduled for cholecystectomy.
    Am J Surg. 2020 Jan 24. pii: S0002-9610(20)30051.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. BOWIE JM, Calvo RY, Bansal V, Wessels LE, et al
    Association of complicated gallstone disease in pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes.
    Am J Surg. 2020 Jan 24. pii: S0002-9610(20)30050.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. KOHN JF, Trenk A, Denham W, Linn JG, et al
    Long-term outcomes after subtotal reconstituting cholecystectomy: A retrospective case series.
    Am J Surg. 2020 Jan 23. pii: S0002-9610(20)30041.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2019
  9. RUDASILL SE, Morales RR, Sanaiha Y, Sareh S, et al
    Predicting morbidity and mortality in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Preoperative serum albumin still matters.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Dec 6. pii: S0002-9610(19)31556.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. HALL C, Regner JL, Schroeppel T, Rodriguez J, et al
    Protocol driven management of suspected common duct stones: A Southwestern Surgical Congress multi-centered trial.
    Am J Surg. 2019;218:1152-1155.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2019
  11. SANAIHA Y, Juo YY, Rudasill SE, Jaman R, et al
    Percutaneous cholecystostomy for grade III acute cholecystitis is associated with worse outcomes.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Nov 25. pii: S0002-9610(19)31539.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
  12. FRANKO J, Ferrel B, Pierson P, Raman S, et al
    Influence of prior appendectomy and cholecystectomy on Clostridioides difficile infection recurrence and mortality.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Oct 23. pii: S0002-9610(19)31300.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. BERGER M, Dy B, McKenzie T, Thompson G, et al
    Rates of hypercalcemia and hyperparathyroidism among patients with porcelain gallbladder.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Oct 7. pii: S0002-9610(19)31078.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2019
  14. AGATHIS AZ, Aalberg JJ, Garvey A, Divino CM, et al
    Assessing long term quality of life in geriatric patients after elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Sep 10. pii: S0002-9610(19)31012.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. POKALA B, Flores L, Armijo PR, Kothari V, et al
    Robot-assisted cholecystectomy is a safe but costly approach: A national database review.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Sep 4. pii: S0002-9610(19)30371.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2019
  16. ALORE EA, Ward JL, Todd SR, Wilson CT, et al
    Ideal timing of early cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: An ACS-NSQIP review.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Aug 19. pii: S0002-9610(19)30368.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
  17. ER S, Ozel H, Tez M
    Is severity of illness score sole parameter to choose type of intervention in severe acute cholecystitis?
    Am J Surg. 2019;218:231.
    PubMed    


    June 2019
  18. FRAZEE R, Regner J, Truitt MS, Agrawal V, et al
    The southwestern surgical congress multi-center trial on suspected common duct stones.
    Am J Surg. 2019;217:1006-1009.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2019
  19. ATTILI A, Sucandy I, Spence J, Bourdeau T, et al
    Outcomes of extended hepatectomy for hepatobiliary tumors. Initial experience from a non-university hepatobiliary center.
    Am J Surg. 2019 May 23. pii: S0002-9610(18)30835.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. DE SIQUEIRA CORRADI MB, D Avila R, Duim E, Rodrigues CIS, et al
    Risk stratification for complications of laparoscopic cholecystectomy based on associations with sociodemographic and clinical variables in a public hospital.
    Am J Surg. 2019 May 15. pii: S0002-9610(19)30153.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. WRIGHT RC, Thach N, Peffer H, Robles R, et al
    Surgical outcome in patients with biliary colic and atypical workup findings.
    Am J Surg. 2019;217:986-989.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2019
  22. NAVARATNE L, Martinez-Isla A
    10 years of laparoscopic common bile duct exploration: A single tertiary institution experience.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Apr 19. pii: S0002-9610(19)30523.
    PubMed    


  23. COLONNA AL, Griffiths TM, Robison DC, Enniss TM, et al
    Cholecystostomy: Are we using it correctly?
    Am J Surg. 2019 Apr 10. pii: S0002-9610(18)30370.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2019
  24. BALLOU J, Wang Y, Schreiber M, Kiraly L, et al
    10 years of laparoscopic common bile duct exploration: A single tertiary institution experience.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Mar 26. pii: S0002-9610(18)31483.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. YUGAWA K, Itoh S, Kurihara T, Yoshiya S, et al
    Skeletal muscle mass predicts the prognosis of patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Mar 14. pii: S0002-9610(18)31651.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. LEE GC, Ferrone CR, Tanabe KK, Lillemoe KD, et al
    Predictors of adjuvant treatment and survival in patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma who undergo resection.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Mar 4. pii: S0002-9610(18)31353.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  27. Cancel that picc line order; cholecystostomy tube and short course of antibiotics.
    Am J Surg. 2019;217:490.
    PubMed    


  28. JOHNSON BW, Wright GP
    Regional therapies for the treatment of primary and metastatic hepatic tumors: A disease-based review of techniques and critical appraisal of current evidence.
    Am J Surg. 2019;217:541-545.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2019
  29. DOULAMIS IP, Michalopoulos G, Boikou V, Schizas D, et al
    Concomitant cholecystectomy during bariatric surgery: The jury is still out.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Feb 12. pii: S0002-9610(18)30697.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. KITANO Y, Yamashita YI, Nakagawa S, Okabe H, et al
    Effectiveness of surgery for recurrent cholangiocarcinoma: A single center experience and brief literature review.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Feb 12. pii: S0002-9610(18)30642.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
  31. MATSUI Y, Hirooka S, Yamaki S, Kotsuka M, et al
    Assessment of clinical outcome of cholecystectomy according to age in preparation for the "Silver Tsunami".
    Am J Surg. 2019 Jan 25. pii: S0002-9610(18)31572.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. BHUTIANI N, Harbrecht BG, Scoggins CR, Bozeman MC, et al
    Evaluating the early impact of Medicaid expansion on trends in diagnosis and treatment of benign gallbladder disease in Kentucky.
    Am J Surg. 2019 Jan 24. pii: S0002-9610(18)30894.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2018
  33. SHAH AA, Bhatti UF, Petrosyan M, Washington G, et al
    The heavy price of conversion from laparoscopic to open procedures for emergent cholecystectomies.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Dec 21. pii: S0002-9610(18)31198.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. KOROVIN LN, Farrell TM, Hsu CH, White M, et al
    Surgeons' expertise during critical event in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: An expert-novice comparison using protocol analysis.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Dec 18. pii: S0002-9610(18)30834.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. VAN HEESEWIJK AE, Lammerts RGM, Haveman JW, Meerdink M, et al
    Outcome after cholecystectomy in the elderly.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Dec 15. pii: S0002-9610(18)31265.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. BOURGOUIN S, Mancini J, Monchal T, Bordes J, et al
    Response to "individualized care in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy".
    Am J Surg. 2018 Dec 10. pii: S0002-9610(18)31613.
    PubMed    


  37. EGUIA E, O'Halloran EA, Borge MA, Micetich K, et al
    Four hundred fifty-three consecutive pancreaticoduodenectomies with pancreaticogastrostomy.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Dec 8. pii: S0002-9610(18)31156.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2018
  38. SEGUI-RIPOLL JM, Zapater-Hernandez P, Candela-Gomis A, Compan-Catala L, et al
    Single versus double experimental bile duct ligation model for inducing bacterial translocation.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Nov 14. pii: S0002-9610(18)30500.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. HASHIMOTO DA, Axelsson CG, Jones CB, Phitayakorn R, et al
    Surgical procedural map scoring for decision-making in laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Nov 14. pii: S0002-9610(18)30527.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. FLEMING MM, DeWane MP, Luo J, Liu F, et al
    A propensity score matched comparison of readmissions and cost of laparoscopic cholecystectomy vs percutaneous cholecystostomy for acute cholecystitis.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Nov 2. pii: S0002-9610(18)31104.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2018
  41. MADNI TD, Barrios E, Imran JB, Taveras L, et al
    Prospective validation of the safety of a laparoscopic cholecystectomy training paradigm featuring incremental autonomy.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Oct 31. pii: S0002-9610(18)30514.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. WALKER C, Young K, Moosavi A, Molacek N, et al
    Cancel that PICC line order; cholecystostomy tube and short course of antibiotics.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Oct 29. pii: S0002-9610(18)30950.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2018
  43. OZDEN S, Er S, Saylam B, Tez M, et al
    Letter to prospective validation of the Parkland Grading Scale for Cholecystitis.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Sep 29. pii: S0002-9610(18)31254.
    PubMed    


  44. PEPONIS T, Panda N, Eskesen TG, Forcione DG, et al
    Preoperative endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP) is a risk factor for surgical site infections after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Sep 29. pii: S0002-9610(18)30576.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. CLOYD JM, Prakash L, Vauthey JN, Aloia TA, et al
    The role of preoperative therapy prior to pancreatoduodenectomy for distal cholangiocarcinoma.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Sep 6. pii: S0002-9610(18)30811.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2018
  46. MADNI TD, Nakonezny PA, Barrios E, Imran JB, et al
    Prospective validation of the Parkland Grading Scale for Cholecystitis.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Aug 21. pii: S0002-9610(18)30848.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2018
  47. FUJII Y, Nanashima A, Hiyoshi M, Imamura N, et al
    Significance of bile duct resection for advanced gallbladder cancer without biliary infiltration.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Jul 21. pii: S0002-9610(18)30165.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. BUONPANE CL, Ares GJ, Englert EG, Helenowski I, et al
    Utility of liver biopsy in the evaluation of pediatric total parenteral nutrition cholestasis.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Jul 19. pii: S0002-9610(18)30032.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. DIBRITO SR, Haugen CE, Holscher CM, Olorundare IO, et al
    Complications, length of stay, and cost of cholecystectomy in kidney transplant recipients.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Jul 19. pii: S0002-9610(18)30026.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2018
  50. DEAL SB, D'Angelica MI, Hawkins WG, Pucci M, et al
    Synoptic operative reporting for laparoscopic cholecystectomy and pancreaticoduodenectomy: A multi institutional pilot study evaluating completeness and surgeon perceptions.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Jun 19. pii: S0002-9610(18)30595.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. LEMKE M, DeWit Y, Nanji S, Booth CM, et al
    The role of sex in the outcomes of patients with biliary tract cancers remains unclear: A population-based study.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Jun 19. pii: S0002-9610(18)30312.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. GILLASPIE DB, Davis KA, Schuster KM
    Total bilirubin trend as a predictor of common bile duct stones in acute cholecystitis and symptomatic cholelithiasis.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Jun 18. pii: S0002-9610(18)30437.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2018
  53. SUN N, Zhang J, Zhang C, Shi Y, et al
    Single-site robotic cholecystectomy versus multi-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Am J Surg. 2018 May 22. pii: S0002-9610(18)30300.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. ALSINA AE, Athienitis A, Nakshabandi A, Claudio RE, et al
    Outcomes of abdominal surgeries in cirrhotic patients performed by liver transplant surgeons: Are these safe?
    Am J Surg. 2018 May 12. pii: S0002-9610(17)31736.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2018
  55. THOMPSON JS, Mercer DF, Vargas LM, Grant WJ, et al
    Prophylactic cholecystectomy in short bowel syndrome: Is it being utilized?
    Am J Surg. 2018 Apr 27. pii: S0002-9610(17)31780.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. ABDELHAMID MO, Thiels CA, Bingener J
    Is functional gallbladder disease truly increasing? Results from the Rochester Epidemiology Project.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Apr 17. pii: S0002-9610(17)30970.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. JONES JM, Bhutiani N, Wei D, Goldstein L, et al
    A literature-based cost analysis of tissue plasminogen activator for prevention of biliary stricture in donation after circulatory death liver transplantation.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Apr 17. pii: S0002-9610(18)30298.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2018
  58. HU ASY, Donohue PO, Gunnarsson RK, de Costa A, et al
    External validation of the Cairns Prediction Model (CPM) to predict conversion from laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Mar 14. pii: S0002-9610(17)31728.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  59. Discussion of: Is there a role for Ytrrium-90 in the treatment of unresectable and metastatic intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma?
    Am J Surg. 2018;215:471.
    PubMed    



  60. Discussion of: Peri-operative emergency department utilization in inpatient and outpatient Medicare laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
    Am J Surg. 2018;215:371-372.
    PubMed    


    February 2018
  61. AL-MUSAWI J, Navaratne L, Martinez-Isla A
    Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration versus endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for choledocholithiasis found at time of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0002-9610(18)30140.
    PubMed    


  62. SUGRUE M, Sahebally SM, Ansaloni L, Zielinski M, et al
    In response to the article entitled "The Parkland grading scale for cholecystitis" by Madni et al. In Madni TD, Leshikar DE, Minshall CT, Nakonezny PA, Cornelius CC, Imran JB, Clark AT, Williams BH, Eastman AL, Minei JP, Phelan HA. The Parkland gradin
    Am J Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0002-9610(18)30007.
    PubMed    


    January 2018
  63. STANEK A, Dohan A, Barkun J, Barkun A, et al
    Percutaneous cholecystostomy: A simple bridge to surgery or an alternative option for the management of acute cholecystitis?
    Am J Surg. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0002-9610(17)31115.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. SHAKER TM, Chung C, Varma MK, Doherty MG, et al
    Is there a role for Ytrrium-90 in the treatment of unresectable and metastatic intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma?
    Am J Surg. 2018 Jan 30. pii: S0002-9610(17)31000.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. FAROOQ A, Reso A, Harvey A
    Instant replay: Evaluation of instant video feedback in surgical novices for a laparoscopic gallbladder dissection.
    Am J Surg. 2018 Jan 25. pii: S0002-9610(17)31674.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2017
  66. HALL BR, Armijo PR, Krause C, Burnett T, et al
    Emergent cholecystectomy is superior to percutaneous cholecystostomy tube placement in critically ill patients with emergent calculous cholecystitis.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Nov 3. pii: S0002-9610(17)31251.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2017
  67. NEDZA SM, Fry DE, Pine M, Reband AM, et al
    Peri-operative emergency department utilization in inpatient and outpatient Medicare laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Oct 24. pii: S0002-9610(17)30994.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. AL-TEMIMI MH, Kim EG, Chandrasekaran B, Franz V, et al
    Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration versus endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for choledocholithiasis found at time of laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Analysis of a large integrated health care system database.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Oct 5. pii: S0002-9610(17)31409.
    PubMed    


    September 2017
  69. SIADA S
    Discussion of "Day versus night laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: A comparison of outcomes and cost".
    Am J Surg. 2017 Sep 30. pii: S0002-9610(17)31382.
    PubMed    


  70. LEE SL
    Discussion of "Addressing the quality and cost of cholecystectomy at a safety net hospital".
    Am J Surg. 2017 Sep 30. pii: S0002-9610(17)31381.
    PubMed    


  71. WON RP, Friedlander S, de Virgilio C, Lee SL, et al
    Addressing the quality and cost of cholecystectomy at a safety net hospital.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Sep 18. pii: S0002-9610(17)30477.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. SIADA SS, Schaetzel SS, Chen AK, Hoang HD, et al
    Day versus night laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: A comparison of outcomes and cost.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Sep 18. pii: S0002-9610(17)30409.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. AL-TEMIMI MH, Kim EG, Chandrasekaran B, Franz V, et al
    Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration versus endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for choledocholithiasis found at time of laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Analysis of a large integrated health care system database.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Sep 18. pii: S0002-9610(17)30469.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2017
  74. HU A, Menon R, Gunnarsson R, de Costa A, et al
    Risk factors for conversion of laparoscopic cholecystectomy to open surgery - A systematic literature review of 30 studies.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Jul 21. pii: S0002-9610(16)31053.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2017
  75. LILLEY EJ, Scott JW, Jiang W, Krasnova A, et al
    Intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy among hospitalized medicare beneficiaries with non-neoplastic biliary disease.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Jun 23. pii: S0002-9610(17)30103.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. PIHL KD, Jones MW, Deppen JG, Ferguson TM, et al
    Effects of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in normokinetic biliary dyskinesia.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Jun 19. pii: S0002-9610(17)30061.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. XIA HT, Liu Y, Jiang H, Yang T, et al
    A novel laparoscopic transcystic approach using an ultrathin choledochoscope and holmium laser lithotripsy in the management of cholecystocholedocholithiasis: An appraisal of their safety and efficacy.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Jun 14. pii: S0002-9610(17)30029.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. MADNI TD, Leshikar DE, Minshall CT, Nakonezny PA, et al
    The Parkland grading scale for cholecystitis.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Jun 6. pii: S0002-9610(17)30565.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2017
  79. DEAL SB, Stefanidis D, Brunt LM, Alseidi A, et al
    Development of a multimedia tutorial to educate how to assess the critical view of safety in laparoscopic cholecystectomy using expert review and crowd-sourcing.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Mar 24. pii: S0002-9610(17)30030.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. KEMP BOHAN PM, Connelly CR, Crawford J, Bronson NW, et al
    Early analysis of laparoscopic common bile duct exploration simulation.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Mar 23. pii: S0002-9610(16)31124.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2017
  81. ZAROUR S, Imam A, Kouniavsky G, Lin G, et al
    Percutaneous cholecystostomy in the management of high-risk patients presenting with acute cholecystitis: Timing and outcome at a single institution.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Feb 14. pii: S0002-9610(16)30952.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. MISHRA PK, Saluja SS, Prithiviraj N, Varshney V, et al
    Predictors of curative resection and long term survival of gallbladder cancer - A retrospective analysis.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Feb 9. pii: S0002-9610(16)30863.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2017
  83. BRAY MS, Borgert AJ, Folkers ME, Kothari SN, et al
    Outcome and management of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography perforations: A community perspective.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Jan 30. pii: S0002-9610(16)30529.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. CHAVEZ MT, Sharpe JP, O'Brien T, Patton KT, et al
    Management and outcomes following pancreaticoduodenectomy for ampullary adenocarcinoma.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Jan 30. pii: S0002-9610(16)31036.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. AUGUSTIN T, Moslim MA, Brethauer S, Aminian A, et al
    Obesity and its implications for morbidity and mortality after cholecystectomy: A matched NSQIP analysis.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Jan 26. pii: S0002-9610(16)30937.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. TAKEMOTO YK, Abe T, Amano H, Hanada K, et al
    Propensity score-matching analysis of the efficacy of late cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Jan 10. pii: S0002-9610(16)30527.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. MIURA F, Sano K, Wada K, Shibuya M, et al
    Prognostic impact of type of preoperative biliary drainage in patients with distal cholangiocarcinoma.
    Am J Surg. 2017 Jan 10. pii: S0002-9610(16)30750.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2016
  88. BADGER WR, Borgert AJ, Kallies KJ, Kothari SN, et al
    Utility of MRCP in clinical decision making of suspected choledocholithiasis: An institutional analysis and literature review.
    Am J Surg. 2016 Dec 1. pii: S0002-9610(16)30456.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. ASHFAQ A, Ahmadieh K, Shah AA, Chapital AB, et al
    The difficult gall bladder: Outcomes following laparoscopic cholecystectomy and the need for open conversion.
    Am J Surg. 2016;212:1261-1264.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2016
  90. SEYEDNEJAD N, Goecke M, Konkin DE
    Timing of unplanned admission following daycare laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
    Am J Surg. 2016 Nov 5. pii: S0002-9610(16)30808.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2016
  91. CHUA TC, Mittal A, Arena J, Sheen A, et al
    Resection margin influences survival after pancreatoduodenectomy for distal cholangiocarcinoma.
    Am J Surg. 2016 Oct 8. pii: S0002-9610(16)30663.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. INOUE Y, Imai Y, Fujii K, Hirokawa F, et al
    The utility of 5-aminolevulinic acid-mediated photodynamic diagnosis in the detection of intraoperative bile leakage.
    Am J Surg. 2016 Oct 8. pii: S0002-9610(16)30650.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2016
  93. PHAM XD, de Virgilio C, Al-Khouja L, Bermudez MC, et al
    Routine intraoperative cholangiography is unnecessary in patients with mild gallstone pancreatitis and normalizing bilirubin levels.
    Am J Surg. 2016 Sep 28. pii: S0002-9610(16)30546.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2016
  94. AMBE PC, Zirngibl H
    Individualized care in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
    Am J Surg. 2016 Jul 21. pii: S0002-9610(16)30353.
    PubMed    


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