Research Publications–2006

Publications of the Department of Surgery
University of Louisville


Alatassi H, Ray MB, Galandiuk S, Sahoo S. Rosai-Dorfman disease of the gastrointestinal tract: Report of a case and review of the literature. International Journal of Surgical Pathology 2006; 14:95-9.

Allen JW, Acosta J, Casos SR, Baldwin LL, Cacchione RN, Rodriguez JL. Cefotetan-induced hemolytic anemia after bariatric procedures. Surg Obes Relat Dis 2006; 2:393-6.

Atasoy E. Combined surgical treatment of thoracic outlet syndrome: transaxillary first rib resection and transcervical scalenectomy. Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 2006; 38:20-8.

Atmaca-Sonmez P, Li Y, Yamauchi Y, Schanie CL, Ildstad ST, Kaplan HJ, Enzmann V. Systemically transferred hematopoietic stem cells home to the subretinal space and express RPE-65 in a mouse model of retinal pigment epithelium damage. Experimental Eye Research 2006; 83:1295-302.


Barker JH, Furr A, Cunningham M, Grossi F, Vasilic D, Storey B, Wiggins O, Majzoub R, Vossen M, Brouha P, Maldonado C, Reynolds CC, Francois C, Perez-Abadia G, Frank JM, Kon M, Banis JC. Investigation of risk acceptance in facial transplantation. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2006; 118:663-70.

Brouha P, Naidu D, Cunningham M, Furr A, Majzoub R, Grossi FV, Francois CG, Maldonado C, Banis JC, Martinez S, Perez-Abadia G, Wiggins O, Kon M, Barker JH. Risk acceptance in composite-tissue allotransplantation reconstructive procedures. Microsurgery 2006; 26:144-9.

Burke CS, Roberts CS, Nyland JA, Radmacher PG, Acland RD, Voor MJ. Scapular thickness-implications for fracture fixation. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2006; 15:645-8.

Burkett CM, Roberts CS, Franklin GA. Successful treatment with the modified McLaughlin procedure of chronic locked posterior shoulder dislocations in young trauma patients. Eur J Trauma 2006; 32:179-84.


Cacchione RN, Larson GM. Postoperative restrictions after laparoscopic operations. In: Whelan RL, Fleshman JW, 59, ME, Fowler DL, eds. The SAGES Manual: Perioperative Care in Minimally Invasive Surgery. New York: SAGES and Springer, 2006: 344-52.

Campbell JE, Garrison RN, Zakaria ER. Clinical peritoneal dialysis solutions modulate white blood cell-intestinal vascular endothelium interaction. American Journal of Surgery 2006; 192:610-6.

Carter MB, Wesley G, Larson GM. Lecture versus standardized patient interaction in the surgical clerkship: a randomized prospective cross-over study. Am J Surg 2006; 191:262-7.

Casos SR, Richardson JD. Role of thoracoscopy in acute management of chest injury. Current Opinion in Critical Care 2006; 12:584-9.

Chagpar AB, Scoggins CR, Martin RC, Cook EF, McCurry T, Mizuguchi N, Paris KJ, Carlson DJ, Laidley AL, El Eid SE, McGlothin TQ, McMasters KM. Predicting Patients at Low Probability of Requiring Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy. Ann Surg Oncol 2006.

Chagpar AB, Middleton LP, Sahin AA, Dempsey P, Buzdar AU, Mirza AN, Ames FC, Babiera GV, Feig BW, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM, Meric-Bernstam F, Ross MI, Singletary SE. Accuracy of physical examination, ultrasonography, and mammography in predicting residual pathologic tumor size in patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Ann Surg 2006; 243:257-64.

Chagpar AB. Predicting extensive nodal disease in women with breast cancer. Ann Surg Oncol 2006; 13:3-4.

Chagpar AB, McMasters KM. Treatment of sentinel node-positive breast cancer. Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy 2006; 6:1233-9.

Chagpar AB, McMasters KM, Martin RC, Thoene C, Nurko JY, Edwards MJ. Determinants of early distant metastatic disease in elderly patients with breast cancer. American Journal of Surgery 2006; 192:317-21.

Chagpar AB, Studts JL, Scoggins CR, Martin RCG, Carlson DJ, Laidley AL, El Eid SE, McGlothin TQ, Noyes RD, McMasters KM. Factors associated with surgical options for breast carcinoma. Cancer 2006; 106:1462-6.

Chagpar AB. Innovations in breast cancer management: highlights from the Louisville Breast Cancer Update. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association 2006; 104:529.

Chagpar AB, Scoggins CR, Martin RC, Carlson DJ, Laidley AL, El-Eid SE, McGlothin TQ, McMasters KM. Prediction of sentinel lymph node-only disease in women with invasive breast cancer. American Journal of Surgery 2006; 192:882-7.

Chagpar AB, Ross M. Surgical management of recurrent breast cancer. In: Advanced therapy in surgical oncology. Hamilton, Ontario: BC Decker Inc., 2006.

Chao C, McMasters KM. Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer. Methods Mol Med 2006; 120:91-111.

Cheadle WG. Risk factors for surgical site infection. Surg Infect (Larchmt ) 2006; 7 Suppl 1:S7-11.

Cheadle WG, Branson R, Franklin GA. Pulmonary risk and ventilatory support. In: Mastery of Surgery. 2006: 74-86.

Chien S. Development of direct intracellular energy delivery techniques for treatment of tissue ischemia [review]. Recent Research Developments in Biophysics 2006;5:1-37.

Christmas AB, Reynolds J, Wilson AK, Franklin GA, Miller FB, Richardson JD, Rodriguez JL. Morbid obesity impacts mortality in blunt trauma. American Surgeon, 2006 (in press).

Colliver DW, Crawford NP, Eichenberger MR, Zacharius W, Petras RE, Stromberg AJ, Galandiuk S. Molecular profiling of ulcerative colitis-associated neoplastic progression. Exp Mol Pathol 2006; 80:1-10.

Conn CA, Clark J, Bumpous J, Goldstein R, Fleming M, Flynn MB. Hypocalcemia after neck exploration for untreated primary hyperparathyroidism. American Surgeon 2006; 72:1234-7.

Cottrell BL, Perez-Abadia G, Onifer SM, Magnuson DS, Burke DA, Grossi FV, Francois CG, Barker JH, Maldonado C. Neuroregeneration in composite tissue allografts: Effect of low-dose FK506 and mycophenolate mofetil immunotherapy. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2006; 118:615-23.

Crawford NP, Colliver DW, Eichenberger MR, Funke AA, Kolodko V, Cobbs GA, Petras RE, Galandiuk S. CARD15 genotype-phenotype relationships in a small inflammatory bowel disease population with severe disease affection status. Dig.Dis Sci.  2006, (in press)

Curk AE, Cunningham DR. A profile of percussionists' behaviors and attitudes toward hearing conservation. Medical Problems of Performing Artists 2006; 21:59-64.


D'Angelica M, Maddineni S, Fong YM, Martin RCG, Cohen MS, Ben Porat L, Gonen M, DeMatteo RP, Blumgart LH, Jarnagin WR. Optimal abdominal incision for partial hepatectomy: Increased late complications with mercedes-type incisions compared to extended right subcostal incisions. World Journal of Surgery 2006; 30:410-8.

Das BB, Recto M, Johnsrude C, Klein L, Orman K, Shoemaker L, Mitchell M, Austin EH. Cardiac transplantation for pediatric giant cell myocarditis. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2006; 25:474-8.

Davis EG, Scoggins CR, Goldstein RE, Goldberg JM. Ovarian mucinous cystadenoma as an etiology of the Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. Surgery 2006; 140:836.

Dawn B, Guo Y, Rezazadeh A, Huang Y, Stein AB, Hunt G, Tiwari S, , Prabhu SD, Gu Y, Varma J, Kajstura J, Anversa P, Ildstad ST, Bolli R. Postinfarct cytokine therapy regenerates cardiac tissue and improves left ventricular function. Circulation Research 2006; 98:1098-105.

Deveaux PG, McCafferty MH. Planned delayed operation for barium extravasation into the peritoneal cavity. International Journal of Colorectal Disease 2006; 21:392-4.

Deveaux PG, Galandiuk S. Etiology of acquired colorectal disease: constipation. In: Constipation, etiology, evaluation, and management. London: Springer, 2006: 15-23.

Draus JM, Huss SA, Harty NJ, Cheadle WG, Larson GM. Enterocutaneous fistula: Are treatments improving? Surgery 2006; 140:570-6.


Eid S, Stromberg AJ, Ames S, Ellis S, McMasters KM, Martin RCG. Assessment of symptom experience in patients undergoing hepatic resection or ablation. Cancer 2006; 107:2715-22.


Fallat ME, Donahoe PK. Intersex genetic anomalies with malignant potential. Curr Opin Pediatr 2006; 18:305-11.

Fallat ME, Costich J, Pollack S. The impact of disparities in pediatric trauma on injury-prevention initiatives. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection and Critical Care 2006; 60:452-4.

Fallat ME, Dixon M, Trozzi M. Communication with families. In: Wesson DE, ed. Pediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Treatment; 1st ed. Taylor Francis Group, 2006.

Fallat ME. Pediatric trauma. In: Mulholland MW, Lillemoe KD, Doherty GM, Maier RV, Upchurch GR, eds. Greenfield?s Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice, 4th ed. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2006:467-479.

Fallat ME. Pediatrics. National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians. Prehospital Trauma Life Support, 6th ed., 2006.

Flynn MB. How high (low?) can you go? Louisville Medicine 2006;(Nov):247.

Flynn MB. Where does the money go (part IV, postscript). Louisville Medicine 2006; (December):306.

Flynn MB, Allen DA. Code of the month: coding for repair of lacerations requires attention to detail.  General Surgery News 2006;33(2):12.

Flynn MB, Allen DA. Code of the month: coding for surgical oncology presents complex challenges. General Surgery News 2006;33(3):26-27.

Flynn MB, Allen DA. Code of the month: question on reimbursement for lack of intravenous access.  General Surgery News 2006;33(4):28.

Flynn MB, Allen DA. Code of the month: coding of thyroid and parathyroid procedures. General Surgery News 2006;33(5):24-25.

Flynn MB, Allen DA. Code of the month: extra help with central venous access coding. General Surgery News 2006;33(7):27.

Flynn MB, Allen DA. Code of the month: coding for multi-surgeon, multi-component procedures. General Surgery News 2006;33(8):24-25.

Flynn MB, Allen DA. Code of the month: consultation versus referral: making the distinction. General Surgery News 2006;33(10):52-53.

Flum DR, Goldfarb MA, Polk HC. An Invitational Conference on Contemporary Surgical Quality, Safety and Transparency - June 5 & 6, 2006 - Closing session - Focal points. American Surgeon 2006; 72:1149.

Foley DS, Fallat ME. Thyroglossal duct and other congenital midline cervical anomalies. Semin Pediatr Surg 2006; 15:70-5.

Forsythe RM, Harbrecht BG, Peitzman AB. Blunt splenic trauma. Scandinavian Journal of Surgery 2006; 95:146-51.

Francois CG, Brouha PCR, Laurentin-Perez LA, Perez-Abadia G, Grossi FV, Barker JH, Hewitt CW, Kon M, Ramsamooj R, Maldonado C. Vascularized lymph node transplantation induces graft-versus-host disease in chimeric hosts. Transplantation 2006; 81:1435-41.

Franklin GA, Turina M, Kuhn JF, Turpen R, Peyton JC, Cheadle WG. Organ specific apoptosis following polymicrobial intraperitoneal infection. Inflammation Research 2006; 55:136-43.

Franklin GA, Casos S. Current advances in the surgical approach to abdominal trauma. Injury 2006; 37:1143-56.


Gaar E. Occupational hand infections. Clin Occup Environ Med 2006; 5:369-80, viii.

Galandiuk S. [Invited critique on] Povidone-iodine vs sodium hypochlorite enema for mechanical preparation before elective open colonic or rectal resection with primary anastomosis - A multicenter randomized controlled trial. Archives of Surgery 2006; 141:1175.

Galandiuk S. Profile of female academic surgeons. American Surgeon 2006; 72:1161.

Galandiuk S. Ongoing clinical trials. Digestive Surgery 2006; 23:271-80.

Galandiuk S, Mahid SS, Polk HC, Turina M, Rao M, Lewis JN. Differences and similarities between rural and urban operations. Surgery 2006; 140:589-96.

Galandiuk S. Pelvic drainage should be a routine for TME with or without radiation - Reply. Annals of Surgery 2006; 243:142.

Galandiuk S. Management of the difficult ileal-pouch-anal anastomosis and temporary ileostomy (in press). In: Delaini GG, ed. Inflammatory bowel disease and familial adenomatous polyposis: clinical management and patients' quality of life. Milan: Springer, 2006: 279-83.

Galandiuk S, Webb M, Shepherd J, Knoefel WT, Peltecu G, Maggioni A, Hacker N, Trope C, Querlieu D. International perspectives on surgical healthcare and education. J Am Coll Surg . 2006 (in press).

Galandiuk S. Injuries to the colon and rectum (in press). In: Surgery of the anus, rectum, and colon. Saunders, 2006.

Galandiuk S, Jorden JPHCJr. Traumatic colorectal injuries (in press). In: Yeo C, ed. Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 2006.

Galandiuk S. Crohn's colitis (in press). In: Cameron JL, ed. Current Surgery. 2006.

Gander B, Brown CS, Vasilic D, Furr A, Banis JC, Cunningham M, Wiggins O, Maldonado C, Whitaker I, Perez-Abadia G, Frank JM, Barker JH. Composite tissue allotransplantation of the hand and face: a new frontier in transplant and reconstructive surgery. Transplant International 2006; 19:868-80.

Giridharan GA, Pantalos GM, Litwak KN, Spence PA, Koenig SC. Predicted hemodynamic benefits of counterpulsation therapy using a superficial surgical approach. Asaio Journal 2006; 52:39-46.

Goldstein RE, William MC, Fleming M, Bumpous J, Lentsch E, Rice M, Flynn M. Unilateral cervical surgical exploration aided by intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and equivocal sestamibi scan results. Archives of Surgery 2006; 141:552-7.

Gomez-Gutierrez JG, Souza V, Hao HY, Oca-Luna RM, Dong YB, Zhou HS, McMasters KM. Adenovirus-mediated gene transfer of FKHRL1 triple mutant efficiently induces apoptosis in melanoma cells. Cancer Biology & Therapy 2006; 5:875-83.

Grady JA, Bumpous JM, Fleming MM, Flynn MB, Turbiner E, Lentsch EJ. Advantages of a targeted approach in minimally invasive radioguided parathyroidectomy surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism. Laryngoscope 2006; 116:431-5.


Han N, Galandiuk S. Induction chemoradiation for rectal cancer. Archives of Surgery 2006; 141:1246-52.

Hao HY, Dong YB, Bowling MT, Zhou HS, McMasters KM. Alteration of gene expression in melanoma cells following combined treatment with E2F-1 and doxorubicin. Anticancer Research 2006; 26:1947-56.

Harbrecht BG. Therapeutic use of nitric oxide scavengers in shock and sepsis. Current Pharmaceutical Design 2006; 12:3543-9.

Herr S, Fallat ME. Abusive abdominal and thoracic trauma. Clin Ped Emerg Med 2006;7:149-152.

Hoffman JS, Cunningham DR, Lorenz DJ. Auditory thresholds and factors contributing to hearing loss in a large sample of percussionists. Medical Problems of Performing Artists 2006; 21:47-58.

Hoffmann JS, Cunningham DR, Lorenz DJ. Mean hearing thresholds for left and right ears, according to use of amplification: never, circles (n = 80); sometimes, squares (n = 205); always, triangles (n = 21). (vol 21, pg 47, 2006). Medical Problems of Performing Artists 2006; 21:149.

Huang Y, Kucia M, Rezzoug F, Ratajczak J, Tanner M, Ratajczak MZ, Schanie CL, Xu H, Fugier-Vivier IJ, Ildstad ST. Flt3-ligand-mobilized peripheral blood, but not Flt3-ligand-expanded bone marrow, facilitating cells promote establishment of chimerism and tolerance. Stem Cells 2006; 24:936-48.

Hurt RT, Matheson PJ, Mays MP, Garrison RN. Immune-enhancing diet and cytokine expression during chronic sepsis: an immune-enhancing diet containing L-arginine, fish oil, and RNA fragments promotes intestinal cytokine expression during chronic sepsis in rats. J Gastrointest Surg 2006; 10:46-53.


Ildstad ST, Rezzoug F, Huang Y, Wysoczynski M, Schanie CL, Ratajczak MZ, Fugier-Vivier IJ. Cd8(+)/TCR- graft facilitating cells enhance HSC function via induction of low levels of TNF-alpha. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2006; 12:131-2.


Kartha SS, Chacko CE, Bumpous JM, Fleming M, Lentsch EJ, Flynn MB. Toxic metabolic encephalopathy after parathyroidectomy with methylene blue localization. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2006; 135:765-8.

Kehdy F, Richardson JD. The utility of 3-D CT scan in the diagnosis and evaluation of sternal fractures. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection and Critical Care 2006; 60:635-6.

Koenig SC, Spence PA, Pantalos GM, Dowling RD, Litwak KN. Development and early testing of a simple subcutaneous counterpulsation device. ASAIO J 2006; 52:362-7.

Koenig SC, Dowling RD, Litwak KN, Pantalos GM, Spence PA. Development and in vivo testing of a simple subcutaneous circulatory support device. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2006; 47:71A.

Krajewski KA, Henson J, Edmonds HL, Sehic A, Austin EH, Mitchell ME. Differential perispinal oxygen saturation during neonatal and pediatric aortic coarctation repair. Journal of Investigative Medicine 2006; 54:S380.

Kucia M, Zhang YP, Reca R, Wysoczynski M, Machalinski B, Ildstad ST, Ratajczak J, Shields CB, Ratajczak MZ. Cells enriched in markers of neural tissue committed stem cells (TCSC) reside in the bone marrow are mobilized into the peripheral blood following stroke. Leukemia 2006;20:18-28.


Laber DA, Okeke RI, Arce-Lara C, Taft BS, Schonard CL, McMasters KM, Kloecker GH, Miller DM. A phase II study of extended dose temozolomide and thalidomide in previously treated patients with metastatic melanoma. Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology 2006; 132:611-6.

Larson GM. Laparoscopic biliary tract injury: what are the limits of prevention? Surg Endosc 2006; 20:1635-7.

Larson GM. Laparoscopic repair of ventral hernia. In: Scott-Conner CEH, ed. The SAGES Manual: Fundamentals of Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy, and GI Endoscopy. New York, NY: Springer, 2006: 482-8.

Lentsch EJ, Goudy S, Sosnowski J, Major S, Bumpous JM. Microvessel density in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma primary tumors and its correlation with clinical staging parameters. Laryngoscope 116(3):397-400, 2006.

Levine RL, Kives S, Catthey G, Blinchevski A, Acland RD, Thompson C, Pasii R. The use of lightly embalmed (fresh tissue) cadavers for resident laparoscopic training. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2006;13:451-456.

Lewis AM, Martin RCG. The treatment of hepatic metastases in colorectal carcinoma. American Surgeon 2006; 72:466-73.

Li N, Zakaria ER, Garrison RN. How direct peritoneal resuscitation (DPR) improves intestinal microvascular impairment and hypoperfusion following hemorrhagic shock. Shock 2006; 25:40.

Li Y, Wo JM, Ellis S, Ray MB, Jones W, Martin RC. A novel external esophageal perfusion model for reflux esophageal injury. Dig Dis Sci 2006; 51:527-32.

Li Y, Reca R, Sonmez P, Ratajczak MZ, Ildstad ST, Kaplan HJ, Enzmann V. Retinal pigment epithelium damage enhances expression of chemoattractants and migration of bone marrow-derived stem cells. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2006; 47:1646-52.

Li Y, Wo JM, Ellis S, Ray MB, Jones W, Martin RCG. Morphological transformation in esophageal submucosa by bone marrow cells: Esophageal implantation under external esophageal perfusion. Stem Cells and Development 2006; 15:697-705.

Li Y, Wo JM, Ray MB, Jones W, Su RR, Ellis S, Martin RCG. Cyclooxygenase-2 and epithelial growth factor receptor up-regulation during progression of Barrett's esophagus to adenocarcinoma. World Journal of Gastroenterology 2006; 12:928-34.


Mahid S, Galandiuk S, Christmas B, Tran D. Triple-staple technique for low rectal anastomoses eliminates the purse-string suture and facilitates stapled colorectal anastomosis. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2006; 202:382-3.

Mahid SS, Hornung CA, Minor KS, Turina M, Galandiuk S. Systematic reviews and meta-analysis for the surgeon scientist. British Journal of Surgery 2006; 93:1315-24.

Mahid SS, Minor KS, Soto RE, Hornung CA, Galandiuk S. Smoking and inflammatory bowel disease: A meta-analysis. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2006; 81:1462-71.

Mahid SS, Brangers B, Minor K, Cobbs G, Galandiuk S. Role of SMAD2 in the development of colorectal cancer in inflammatory bowel disease. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2006; 13:79.

Mahid SS, Minor KS, Stevens P, Galandiuk S. The role of smoking in Crohn's disease as defined by clinical variables. Dig.Dis Sci.  2006 In press).

Majd RE, Kavarana MN, Bouvette M, Dowling RD. Improved technique to diagnose a patent foramen ovale during left ventricular assist device insertion. Ann Thorac Surg 2006; 82:1917-8.

Majzoub RK, Cunningham M, Grossi F, Maldonado C, Banis JC, Barker JH. Investigation of risk acceptance in hand transplantation. Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume 2006; 31A:295-302.

Malangoni MA, Cheadle WG, Dodson TF, Dohmen PM, Jones D, Katariya K, Kolvekar S, Urban JA. New opportunities for reducing risk of surgical site infection. Roundtable discussion. Surg Infect (Larchmt ) 2006; 7 Suppl 1:S23-S39.

Martin RC. Hepatic tumor ablation: cryo versus radiofrequency, which is better? Am Surg 2006; 72:391-2.

Martin RC, McGuffin SA, Roetzer LM, Abell TD, Studts JL. Method of presenting oncology treatment outcomes influences patient treatment decision-making in metastatic colorectal cancer. Ann Surg Oncol 2006; 13:86-95.

Martin RCG, Husheck S, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM. Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging for ablation of hepatic tumors. Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques 2006; 20:1536-42.

Martin RCG, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM. A phase II study of radiofrequency ablation of unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer with hepatic arterial infusion pump chemotherapy. Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006; 93:387-93.

Martin RCG, Ahn J, Nowell SA, Hein DW, Doll MA, Martini BD, Ambrosone CB. Association between manganese superoxide dismutase promoter gene polymorphism and breast cancer survival. Breast Cancer Research 2006; 8.

Martin RCG. Adjuvant treatment of stage II colon cancer: Is there a true no-chemotherapy group? Annals of Surgical Oncology 2006; 13:766-7.

Martin RCG, Augenstein VA, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM. Quality of survival reporting in chemotherapy and surgery trials in patients with metastatic colorectal carcinoma. Cancer 2006; 106:1389-94.

McCurry TM, Jr., Kasdan ML. Patient selection. Clin Occup Environ Med 2006; 5:217-23, v.

Mitchell ME, Ittenbach RF, Gaynor JW, Wernovsky G, Nicolson S, Spray TL. Intermediate outcomes after the Fontan procedure in the current era. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 131(1):172-80, 2006.

Murata K, Tamai M, Gupta A. Anatomic study of arborization patterns of the ulnar artery in Guyon's canal. J Hand Surg [Am] 2006; 31:258-63.


Olorunto WA, Galandiuk S. Managing the spectrum of surgical pain: Acute management of the chronic pain patient. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2006; 202:169-75.


Pagni S, Ganzel BL, Edmonds HL, Jr. Alternative surgical strategy for the treatment of a mycotic aortic arch aneurysm. Tex Heart Inst J 2006; 33:356-8.

Polk HC Jr, Flum DR, Goldfarb MA. An invitational conference on contemporary surgical quality, safety and transparency [entire issue with guest editors Polk, Flum, Goldfarb]. American Surgeon 72[11]. 2006 [entire issue].

Polk HC Jr. The evolution of guidelines toward standards of practice. American Surgeon 2006; 72:1017-20.

Polk HC Jr, Bratzler D, Depalma RG, Flum DR, Grissom TL, Jones RS, Khuri SF, Lanier WL, Loeb TM, Scutchfield D, Pugliese G, Clarke, Pine M, Rogers S. An invitational conference on contemporary surgical quality, safety and transparency June 5 & 6, 2006 - Panel 1. American Surgeon 2006; 72:1021-30.

Polk HC Jr. The challenge of small numbers to the contemporary excellence of elective specialty surgery. American Surgeon 2006; 72:1043-5.

Polk HC Jr, Birkmeyer J, Hunt DR, Jones RS, Whittemore AD, Barraclough B. Quality and safety in surgical care. Annals of Surgery 2006; 243:439-48.

Polk HC Jr. Commentary on the role of government in health care: a societal issue. American Journal of Surgery 2006; 191:161.

Polk HC Jr. Renewal of surgical quality and safety initiatives: a multispecialty challenge. Mayo Clin Proc 2006; 81:345-52.


Ra JH, McMasters KM, Spitz FR. Should all melanoma patients undergo sentinel lymph node biopsy? Current Opinion in Oncology 2006; 18:185-8.

Rao XM, Zheng XY, Waigel S, Zacharias W, McMasters KM, Zhou HS. Gene expression profiles of normal human lung cells affected by adenoviral E1B. Virology 2006; 350:418-28.

Reddy HK, Koshy SKG, Wasson S, Quan EE, Pagni S, Roberts AM, Joshua IG, Tyagi SC. Adaptive-outward and maladaptive-inward arterial remodeling measured by intravascular ultrasound in hyperhomocysteinemia and diabetes. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2006; 11:65-76.

Reynolds CC, Martinez SA, Furr A, Cunningham M, Bumpous JM, Lentsch EJ, Banis JC, Vasilic D, Storey B, Wiggins O, Maldonado C, Perez-Abadia G, Barker JH. Risk acceptance in laryngeal transplantation. Laryngoscope 2006; 116:1770-5.

Richardson JD. Morbidity and mortality in vascular surgery: The Kentucky experience with a statewide database. American Surgeon 2006; 72:1109-11.

Richardson JD. Case reports: Boon or bane for the medical editor? American Surgeon 2006; 72:663-4.

Richardson JD. Innovations and tributes. American Surgeon 2006; 72:289.

Richardson JD. Training of general surgical residents: what model is appropriate? American Journal of Surgery 2006; 191:296-300.

Richardson JD. Hiatal hernia.  In: Assalia A, Gagner M, Schein M, eds. Controversies in laparoscopic surgery. In: Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2006: 145.

Rodriguez JL, Pittet JF, Steinberg SM, Wiles C, Malangoni MA, Cocanour CS. Decreasing ventilator-associated pneumonia in a trauma ICU - Discussion. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection and Critical Care 2006; 61:129-30.

Rosenberger D, Moshal KS, Kartha GK, Tyagi N, Sen U, Lominadze D, Maldonado C, Roberts AM, Tyagi SC. Arrythmia and neuronal/endothelial myocyte uncoupling in hyperhomocysteinenemia. Arch Physiol Biochem 2006; 12:219-227.

Rusin LC, Galandiuk S. Hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer (in press). In: Fleshman JW, ed. The ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery. 2006.


Scoggins CR. Surgery for hepatic cancer: are we making progress? J Ky Med Assoc 2006; 104:19-25.

Scoggins CR, Ross MI, Reintgen DS, Noyes RD, Goydos JS, Beitsch PD, Urist MM, Ariyan S, Davidson BS, Sussman JJ, Edwards MJ, Martin RCG, Lewis AM, Stromberg AJ, Conrad AJ, Hagendoorn L, Albrecht J, McMasters KM. Prospective multi-institutional study of reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction for molecular staging of melanoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2006; 24:2849-57.

Scoggins CR, Ross MI, Reintgen DS, Noyes RD, Goydos JS, Beitsch PD, Urist MM, Ariyan S, Sussman JJ, Edwards MJ, Chagpar AB, Martin RCG, Stromberg AJ, Hagendoorn L, McMasters KM. Gender-related differences in outcome for melanoma patients. Annals of Surgery 2006; 243:693-700.

Scott MJ, Hoth JJ, Turina M, Woods DR, Cheadle WG. Interleukin-10 suppresses natural killer cell but not natural killer T cell activation during bacterial infection. Cytokine 2006; 33:79-86.

Shaaban H, Giakas G, Bolton M, Williams R, Wicks P, Scheker LR, Lees VC. The load-bearing characteristics of the forearm: pattern of axial and bending force transmitted through ulna and radius. J Hand Surg [Br] 2006; 31:274-9.

Slaughter MS, Sobieski MA, Koenig SC, Pappas PS, Tatooles AJ, Silver MA. Left ventricular assist device weaning: Hemodynamic response and relationship to stroke volume and rate reduction protocols. Asaio Journal 2006; 52:228-33.

Smith MG, Windmill IM. A comparison of entrance and graduation requirements for the Au.D. with other first professional degrees. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology 2006; 17:321-30.

Sunil I, Bond SJ, Nagaraj HS. Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the sternum in a child: resection and reconstruction. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2006; 41.

Sunil TM. A technique for postoperative cooling after composite grafting of the fingertip. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 2006; 10:118-9.

Sunil TM, Kleinert HE. Fashioning a new radial collateral ligament during arthroplasty of the finger metacarpophalangeal joints in rheumatoid arthritis. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 2006; 10:79-86.

Sunil TM, Wolff TW, Scheker LR, McCabe SJ, Gupta A. A comparative study of ulnar-shortening osteotomy by the freehand technique versus the Rayhack technique. J Hand Surg [Am] 2006; 31:252-7.


Tafra L, Fine R, Whitworth P, Berry M, Woods J, Ekbom G, Gass J, Beitsch P, Dodge D, Han L, Potruch T, Francescatti D, Oetting L, Smith JS, Snider H, Kleban D, Chagpar A, Akbari S. Prospective randomized study comparing cryo-assisted and needle-wire localization of ultrasound-visible breast tumors. American Journal of Surgery 2006; 192:462-70.

Tasset MR, Kavarana MN, Gray LA, Dowling RD. Simple mechanical aortic valve closure in ventricular assist device recipients. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2006; 82:316-8.

Templeman DL, Fallat ME. Ovarian tumors. In: Grosfeld JL, O?Neill JA, Fonkalsrud EW, Coran AG, eds. Pediatric Surgery, 6th ed., vol 1. Mosby 2006:593-621.

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