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General Surgery Residency

General Surgery Publications

Selected New Publications for General Surgery 2020

(f) = Gen Surg faculty

(r) = resident

Manning SW (r), Orr SL, Mastriani KS (f). General Surgery Residency and Emergency General Surgery Service Reduces Readmission Rates and Length of Stay in Nonoperative Small Bowel Obstruction. Am Surg. 2020 Sep 16:3134820939900. doi: 10.1177/0003134820939900. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32935996.

Hoffman MR (f), Morris R (r), Smith T, Denslow S, Schurr M (f). Early Comfort Care Following Operative Intervention for Traumatic Injury. Am Surg. 2020 Aug 28:3134820940255. doi: 10.1177/0003134820940255. PMID: 32856933.

Fong Y, Buell JF (f), Collins J, Martinie J, Bruns C, Tsung A, Clavien PA, Nachmany I, Edwin B, Pratschke J, Solomonov E, Koenigsrainer A, Giulianotti PC. Applying the Delphi process for development of a hepatopancreaticobiliary robotic surgery training curriculum. Surg Endosc. 2020 Aug 7. doi: 10.1007/s00464-020-07836-6. PMID: 32767146.

Darden M, Parker G, Anderson E, Buell JF (f). Persistent sex disparity in liver transplantation rates. Surgery. 2020 Aug 8:S0039-6060(20)30421-9. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2020.06.028. PMID: 32782116.

O'Neill AM (r), Anderson K (r), Baker LK, Schurr MJ (f). The Overall Poor Specificity of MRCP in the Preoperative Evaluation of the Jaundiced Patient Will Increase the Incidence of Nontherapeutic ERCP. Am Surg. 2020 Aug 18:3134820942139. doi: 10.1177/0003134820942139. PMID: 32809851.

Senekjian L, Birkas Y, Buhavac M, Dayal S, Mukherjee K, Nygaard R, Pierce S, Buaza G, Sperry J, Eriksson E, Leon SM, Kopelman T (f), Spadafore P, Kopatsis A, Moore F, Taylor A, Colonna A, Enniss T, McCrum M, Nunez J, Young J, Nirula R. Stop Flailing: The Impact of Bicortically Displaced Rib Fractures on Pulmonary Outcomes in Patients with Chest Trauma - An AAST Multi-Institutional Study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 Aug 7. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002848. PMID: 32773671.

Campbell H (r), Nizamani R, Jones SW, Williams FN. Death Due to Fractal Wood Burning: An Emerging Public Health Problem. J Burn Care Res. 2020 Jul 3;41(4):788-790. doi: 10.1093/jbcr/iraa066. PMID: 32353877.

Nizamani R, Heisler S, Chrisco L, Campbell H (r), Jones SW, Williams FN. Osteomyelitis Increases the Rate of Amputation in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Lower Extremity Burns. J Burn Care Res. 2020 Jun 29:iraa106. doi: 10.1093/jbcr/iraa106. PMID: 32597956.

Henretta JP (f), Wagner MA(res), Kirby LB (f), Douglas MG (f), MacMillan DJ (f), Denslow S, Duverseau MO (r), Williamson WK (f), Hampton LC. Balloon-assisted remote external iliac artery endarterectomy: A safe and durable technique for the treatment of iliac artery occlusive disease. J Vasc Surg. 2020 Jun;71(6):2029-2037. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2019.08.263. Epub 2019 Nov 11. PMID: 31727464.

Bernard M, Martin MJ, Corsa J, Robinson B, Zeeshan M, Joseph B, Morris D, Shillinglaw W (f), Schurr M (f), Smith T, Lara S, Brown C, Harrell K, Maxwell R, Berndtson AE, Curry T, Kaups K, Dirks R, Rott M, Schroeppel T, Stillman Z, Warriner Z, Inaba K, Burlew C, Robinson C, Jackson R, Dunn J, Chapin T, Wilson A, Moulton S, Phillips R, Shahi N, Urban S, Velopulos C, Davenport D, Bernard A. Into the Wild and On to the Table: A Western Trauma Association Multicenter Analysis and Comparison of Wilderness Falls in Rock Climbers and Non-Climbers. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 Apr 6. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002705 PMID: 32265389.

Mazotas IG (f), Yen TWF, Doffek K, Shaker JL, Carr AA, Evans DB, Wang TS. Persistent/Recurrent Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Does the Number of Abnormal Glands Play a Role? J Surg Res. 2020 Feb;246:335-341. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2019.08.007. Epub 2019 Oct 18. PMID: 31635835.

Duverseau MO (r), Suma D (r), Galvin SL, Conquest AM (f), Schurr MJ (f). Unexpected ICU Admission Is Associated with Pulmonary Complications but Not Increased Mortality; Rescue Is Essential for Optimal Patient Outcome. Am Surg. 2019 Dec 1;85(12):1409-1413. PMID: 31908228.

Hoffman MR (f). Tracheostomies and PEGs: When Are They Really Indicated? Surg Clin North Am. 2019 Oct;99(5):955-965. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2019.06.009. Epub 2019 Jul 18. PMID: 31446920.

Arko FR 3rd, Stanley GA, Pearce BJ, Henretta JP (f), Fugate MW, Mehta M, Torsello G, Panneton JM, Garrett HE Jr. Endosuture aneurysm repair in patients treated with Endurant II/IIs in conjunction with Heli-FX EndoAnchor implants for short-neck abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Sep;70(3):732-740. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.11.033. Epub 2019 Mar 6. PMID: 30850297.

Hall DJ, Mira JC, Hoffman MR (f), Keshava HB, Olsen KR, Hardaway JC, Underwood PW, Hawley KL, Turner PL, Antony AB, Vasilopoulos T, Mouawad NJ. Postoperative surgical trainee opioid prescribing practices (POST-OPP): A national survey. J Opioid Manag. 2019 Jul/Aug;15(4):307-322. doi: 10.5055/jom.2019.0516. PMID: 31637683.

Older Publications

Holmes JH 4th, ^Schurr MJGS, King BT, Foster K, Faucher LD, Lokuta MA, Comer AR, Rooney PJ, Barbeau KF, Mohoney ST, Gibson ALF, Lynn Allen-Hoffmann B. An open-label, prospective, randomized, controlled, multicenter, phase 1b study of StrataGraft skin tissue versus autografting in patients with deep partial-thickness thermal burnsBurns. 2019 Aug 12; doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2019.07.021. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31416637.

Sinha S, Brown H, Tabak J, Fang Z, Tertre MCD, McNamara S, Gambaro K, Batist G, ^Buell JFGSMultiplexed real-time polymerase chain reaction cell-free DNA assay as a potential method to monitor stage IV colorectal cancerSurgery. 2019 Aug 1; doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2019.06.004. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31378479.

Kashyap MV, Hoffman MRGSLudi E, Johnson-Mann C. Silence is deadly. The importance of communication in addressing wellness and burnout in surgical residencyBull Am Coll Surg. 2019 Aug;104(8):22-28.

^Wagner MAGSr,Wang H, Benrashid E, Keenan JE, Krishnamurthy Y, Levy JH, Welsby IJ, Hughes GC. Protocolized hemostatic factor use in major thoracic aortic surgeryJ Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2019 Jul 12; doi: 10.23736/S0021-9509.19.10819-1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31302952.

Hoffman MRGSThe Sound of Silence-When There Are No WordsJAMA. 2019 Jul 9;322(2):117-118. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.8385. PubMed PMID: 31287526.

Dressler LG, Bell GC, Schuetze DP, Steciuk MR, Binns OA, Raab RE, Abernathy PM, Wilson CM, Kunutsor SE, Loveless MC, Ahearne PMGS, Messino MJ. Implementing a personalized medicine cancer program in a community cancer systemPer Med. 2019 May;16(3):221-232. doi: 10.2217/pme-2018-0112. Epub 2019 May 21. PubMed PMID: 31109249.

Suresh V, Bishawi M, Bryner B, Manning M, Patel C, Milano C, Schroder J, ^Sommer CGSOutcomes of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Patients Supported with a Left Ventricular Assist DeviceJ Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2019 Apr;29(4):441-444. doi: 10.1089/lap.2018.0431. Epub 2018 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 30452314.

^Wagner MAGSr, Wang H, Benrashid E, Keenan JE, Ganapathi AM, Englum BR, Hughes GC. Risk Prediction Model for Major Adverse Outcome in Proximal Thoracic Aortic SurgeryAnn Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar;107(3):795-801. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.09.052. Epub 2018 Nov 8. PubMed PMID: 30414833.

Arko FR 3rd, Stanley GA, Pearce BJ, Henretta JPGS, Fugate MW, Mehta M, Torsello G, Panneton JM, Garrett HE Jr. Endosuture aneurysm repair in patients treated with Endurant II/IIs in conjunction with Heli-FX EndoAnchor implants for short-neck abdominal aortic aneurysmJ Vasc Surg. 2019 Mar 5. pii: S0741-5214(19)30068-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.11.033. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30850297

^Mazotas IGGS, Yen TWF, Park J, Liu Y, Eastwood DC, Carr AA, Evans DB, Wang TS. A postoperative parathyroid hormone-based algorithm to reduce symptomatic hypocalcemia following completion/total thyroidectomy: A retrospective analysis of 591 patientsSurgery. 2018 Oct;164(4):746-753. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.04.040. Epub 2018 Jul 30. PubMed PMID: 30072256.

Monlezun DJ, John M, Dortonne I, Gaines I, Carsky KP, Chernobylsky D, Ferrin P, Paramesh A, Zhang R, McDermott C, Parker G, Darden M, ^Buell JFGSPostrenal transplant infection: What is the effect of specific immunosuppressant agents? Surgery. 2018 Oct;164(4):895-899. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.05.056. Epub 2018 Jul 27. PubMed PMID: 30061042.

Nguyen TT, VanderWalde L, Bellavance E, Eisenhauer TGS, Hieken T, Johnson N, Kaufman DI, O'Neill J, Patten CR, Teller P, Tevis S, Sarantou T, Throckmorton A. Ethical Considerations of Medical Photography in the Management of Breast DiseaseAnn Surg Oncol. 2018 Oct;25(10):2801-2806. doi: 10.1245/s10434-018-6603-6. Epub 2018 Jul 5. Review. PubMed PMID: 29978370.

Khan S, Beard RE, Kingham PT, Fong Y, Boerner T, Martinie JB, Vrochides D, ^Buell JFGS, Berber E, Kahramangil B, Troisi RI, Vanlander A, Molinari M, Tsung A. Long-Term Oncologic Outcomes Following Robotic Liver Resections for Primary Hepatobiliary Malignancies: A Multicenter StudyAnn Surg Oncol. 2018 Sep;25(9):2652-2660. doi: 10.1245/s10434-018-6629-9. Epub 2018 Jul 9. PubMed PMID: 29987604.

Scarlet S, Johnson-Mann C, Hoffman MRGS, Horn C, Shipper, ES. Respect for whose autonomy? Communicating with patients regarding trainee involvementBull Am Coll Surg. 2018 Aug;103(8):23-29.

Quinn K, Davis ME, Carter L, Shortell CK, ^Sommer CGSEmergency General Surgery-A Misnomer? Am Surg. 2018 Jul 1;84(7):1214-1216. PubMed PMID: 30064591.

Kram B, Greenland M, Grant M, Campbell ME, Wells C, ^Sommer CGSEfficacy and Safety of Subcutaneous Neostigmine for Ileus, Acute Colonic Pseudo-obstruction, or Refractory Constipation. Ann Pharmacother. 2018 Jun;52(6):505-512. doi: 10.1177/1060028018754302. Epub 2018 Jan 23. PubMed PMID: 29359574.

Violano P, Bonne S, Duncan T, Pappas P, Christmas AB, Dennis A, Goldberg S, Greene W, Hirsh M, Shillinglaw WGS, Robinson B, Crandall M. Prevention of firearm injuries with gun safety devices and safe storage: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Systematic ReviewJ Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Jun;84(6):1003-1011. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001879. PubMed PMID: 29521806.

Monlezun DJ, Darden M, Friedlander P, Balart L, Parker G, ^Buell JFGSRacial and regional disparity in liver transplant allocationSurgery. 2018 Mar;163(3):612-616. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2017.10.009. PubMed PMID: 29370927.

Badulak JH, ^Schurr MJGS, Sauaia A, Ivashchenko A, Peltz E. Defining the criteria for intubation of the patient with thermal burnsBurns. 2018 Mar 13. pii: S0305-4179(18)30106-2. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2018.02.016. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29548862.

Little AS, Okkotsu Y, Reinhart AA, Damron FH, Barbier M, Barrett B, Oglesby-Sherrouse AG, Goldberg JB, Cody WL, ^Schurr MJGS, Vasil ML, Schurr MJ. Pseudomonas aeruginosa AlgR Phosphorylation Status Differentially Regulates Pyocyanin and Pyoverdine Production. MBio. 2018 Jan 30;9(1). doi: 10.1128/mBio.02318-17. PubMed PMID: 29382736; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5790918.

^Mazotas IGGS, Wang TS. The role and timing of parathyroid hormone determination after total thyroidectomyGland Surg. 2017 Dec;6(Suppl 1):S38-S48. doi: 10.21037/gs.2017.09.06. Review. PubMed PMID: 29322021; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5756748.

Maxey M, Thakker P, ^Mastriani KGS. Nottingham J, Watson C. The Effect of Preintubation Glasgow Coma Scale on Pneumonia in Trauma Patients. Am Surg. 2017 Nov 1;83(11):e433-434. PubMed PMID: 29183506.


^Indicates the article was submitted prior to joining the MAHEC community, but published while a current employee

ADM - Administration
CPD - Department of Continuing Professional Development
D - Dental Health Center and Center for Advanced Training
DI - Davidson Impact Fellow
FM - Family Medicine Residency
GER - Geriatrics Fellowship
GS - General Surgery Residency
HI - Division of Healthcare Innovations
HP - Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship
HPE - Center for Health Professions Education
OB - Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency
P - Psychiatry Residency
PH - UNC Gillings School's Master of Public Health Program in Asheville
R - Department of Research and Library Science
RHI - Department of Rural Health Initiatives
SM - Sports Medicine Fellowship
SOM - UNC School of Medicine Asheville Campus
SOP - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

r - Resident
s - Medical Student
f - Fellow