Publications

  1. Polites SF, Mohamed MI, Habermann EB, Homme JL, Anderson JL, Moir CR, Ishitani MB, Zarroug AE. A simple algorithm reduces computed tomography use in the diagnosis of appendicitis in children. Surgery. 2014 Aug; 156(2):448-54. Epub 2014 Jun 19.
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  2. Habermann EB, Thomsen KM, Hieken TJ, Boughey JC. Impact of Availability of Immediate Breast Reconstruction on Bilateral Mastectomy Rates for Breast Cancer across the United States: Data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jul 23.
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  3. Boughey JC, Hieken TJ, Jakub JW, Degnim AC, Grant CS, Farley DR, Thomsen KM, Osborn JB, Keeney GL, Habermann EB. Impact of analysis of frozen-section margin on reoperation rates in women undergoing lumpectomy for breast cancer: evaluation of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data. Surgery. 2014 Jul; 156(1):190-7. Epub 2014 Mar 18.
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  4. Bingener J, Thomsen KM, McConico A, Hess EP, Habermann EB. Success of elective cholecystectomy treatment plans after emergency department visit. J Surg Res. 2014 Jun 19.
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  5. Polites SF, Sebastian AS, Habermann EB, Iqbal CW, Stuart MJ, Ishitani MB. Youth ice hockey injuries over 16 years at a pediatric trauma center. Pediatrics. 2014 Jun; 133(6):e1601-7.
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  6. Cook DJ, Pulido JN, Thompson JE, Dearani JA, Ritter MJ, Hanson AC, Borah BJ, Habermann EB. Standardized Practice Design With Electronic Support Mechanisms for Surgical Process Improvement: Reducing Mechanical Ventilation Time. Ann Surg. 2014 May 15. [Epub ahead of print]
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  7. Etzioni DA, Young-Fadok TM, Cima RR, Wasif N, Madoff RD, Naessens JM, Habermann EB. Patient survival after surgical treatment of rectal cancer: Impact of surgeon and hospital characteristics. Cancer. 2014 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]
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  8. Hawk ET, Habermann EB, Ford JG, Wenzel JA, Brahmer JR, Chen MS Jr, Jones LA, Hurd TC, Rogers LM, Nguyen LH, Ahluwalia JS, Fouad M, Vickers SM. Five national cancer institute-designated cancer centers' data collection on racial/ethnic minority participation in therapeutic trials. Cancer. 2014 Apr 1; 120:1113-21.
  9. Hyder JA, Wakeam E, Habermann EB, Hess EP, Cima RR, Nguyen LL. Derivation and validation of a simple calculator to predict home discharge after surgery. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Feb; 218(2):226-36. Epub 2013 Nov 08.
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  10. Boughey JC, Hieken TJ, Grant CS, Jakub JW, Degnim AC, Farley DR, Thomsen KM, Osborn JB, Keeney GL, Habermann EB. Impact of frozen section margin analysis on reoperation rates in women undergoing lumpectomy for breast cancer: evaluation of the ACS NSQIP data. Surgery. 2014 In Press.
  11. Markin A, Barbero R, Leow JJ, Groen RS, Perlman G, Habermann EB, Apelgren KN, Kushner AL, Nwomeh BC. Inter-rater reliability of the PIPES tool: validation of a surgical capacity index for use in resource-limited settings. World Journal of Surgery. 2014 In press.
  12. Cook DJ, Thompson JE, Habermann EB, Visscher SL, Dearani JA, Roger VL, Borah BJ. From ŒSolution Shop¹ Model To ŒFocused Factory¹ In Hospital Surgery: Increasing Care Value And Predictability. Health Aff. 2014, In Press.
  13. Chow C, Al-Refaie WB, Abraham A, Markin A, Zhong W, Rothenberger DA, Kwaan M, Habermann EB. Does patient rurality predict quality colon cancer care? Dis Colon Rectum. 2014, In Press.
  14. Zielinski MD, Thomsen KM, Polites SF, Khasawneh MA, Jenkins DH, Habermann EB. Is the Center for Medicare and Medicaid¹s lack of reimbursement for postoperative urinary tract infections in elderly emergency surgery patients justified? Surgery. 2014, In press.
  15. Cook D, Thompson JE, Habermann EB, Visscher SL, Dearani JA, Roger VL, Borah BJ. From 'solution shop' model to 'focused factory' in hospital surgery: Increasing care value and predictability. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014; 34(5):746-55.
  16. Bingener-Casey J, Thomsen K, McConico AL, Hess E, Habermann EB. Success of elective cholecystectomy treatment plans after ED visit. J Surg Res. 2014, In Press.
  17. Habermann EB, Thomsen KT, Hieken TJ, Boughey JC. The impact of availability of immediate breast reconstruction on bilateral mastectomy rates for breast cancer across the United States: data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014, in press.
  18. Dorman RB, Zhong W, Abraham AA, Ikramuddin S, Al-Refaie WB, Leslie DB, Habermann EB. Does concomitant cholecystectomy at time of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass impact adverse operative outcomes? Obes Surg. 2013 Nov; 23(11):1718-26.
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  19. Groth SS, Al-Refaie WB, Zhong W, Vickers SM, Maddaus MA, D'Cunha J, Habermann EB. Effect of insurance status on the surgical treatment of early-stage non-small cell lung cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Apr; 95(4):1221-6. Epub 2013 Feb 14
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  20. Iyegha UP, Asghar JI, Habermann EB, Broccard A, Weinert C, Beilman G. Intensivists improve outcomes and compliance with process measures in critically ill patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Mar; 216(3):363-72. Epub 2013 Jan 10.
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  21. Abraham A, Habermann EB, Rothenberger DA, Kwaan M, Weinberg AD, Parsons HM, Gupta P, Al-Refaie WB. Adjuvant chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer in the oldest old: results beyond clinical guidelines. Cancer. 2013 Jan 15; 119(2):395-403. Epub 2012 Jul 17.
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  22. Dorman R, Ikramuddin S, Zhong W, Abraham A, Al-Refaie WB, Habermann EB. Undergoing concurrent cholecystectomy at the time of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Obesity Surgery. 2013 In Press.
  23. Hawk E, Habermann EB, Ford JG, Rogers LM, Wenzel J, Brahmer J, Chen M, Jones LA, Nguyen L, Fouad M, Vickers SM. Five NCI-designated cancer centers¹ data collection on racial/ethnic minority participation in therapeutic trials‹a current view and opportunities for improvement. Cancer. 2013 (In Press).
  24. Jackson JM, DeFor TA, Crain AL, Kerby TJ, Strayer LS, Lewis CE, Whitlock EP, Williams SB, Vitolins MZ, Rodabough RJ, Larson JC, Habermann EB, Margolis KL. Validity of diabetes self-reports in the Women’s Health Initiative. Menopause. 2013, in press.
  25. Markin A, Habermann EB, Chow CJ, Zhu Y, Vickers SM, Al-Refaie WB. Rurality and cancer surgery in the United States. Am J Surg. 2012 Nov; 204(5):569-73. Epub 2012 Aug 17.
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  26. Whitson BA, Groth SS, Andrade RS, Habermann EB, Maddaus MA, D'Cunha J. T1/T2 non-small-cell lung cancer treated by lobectomy: does tumor anatomic location matter? J Surg Res. 2012 Oct; 177(2):185-90. Epub 2012 Jun 27.
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  27. Al-Refaie WB, Parsons HM, Markin A, Abrams J, Habermann EB. Blood transfusion and cancer surgery outcomes: a continued reason for concern. Surgery. 2012 Sep; 152(3):344-54.
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  28. Abbott AM, Habermann EB, Parsons HM, Tuttle T, Al-Refaie W. Prognosis for primary retroperitoneal sarcoma survivors: a conditional survival analysis. Cancer. 2012 Jul 1; 118(13):3321-9. Epub 2012 Jan 13.
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  29. Rueth NM, Parsons HM, Habermann EB, Groth SS, Virnig B, Tuttle TM, Andrade RS, Maddaus MA, D'Cunha J. Surgical treatment of lung cancer: predicting postoperative morbidity in the elderly population. J Thorac and Cardiovasc Surg. June 2012; 143(6):1314-23.
  30. Tuttle TM, Jarosek S, Habermann EB, Yee D, Yuan J, Virnig BA. Omission of radiation therapy after breast-conserving surgery in the United States: a population-based analysis of clinicopathologic factors. Cancer. 2012 Apr 15; 118(8):2004-13. Epub 2011 Sep 27.
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  31. Parsons HM, Habermann EB, Stain SC, Vickers SM, Al-Refaie WB. What happens to racial and ethnic minorities after cancer surgery at American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program hospitals? J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Apr; 214(4):539-47; discussion 547-9. Epub 2012 Feb 08.
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  32. Dudeja V, Habermann EB, Abraham A, Zhong W, Parsons HM, Tseng JF, Al-Refaie WB. Is there a role for surgery with adequate nodal evaluation alone in gastric adenocarcinoma? J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Feb; 16(2):238-46; discussion 246-7. Epub 2011 Nov 17.
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  33. Dudeja V, Gay G, Habermann EB, Tuttle TM, Tseng JF, Feig BW, Al-Refaie WB. Do hospital attributes predict guideline-recommended gastric cancer care in the United States? Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Feb; 19(2):365-72. Epub 2011 Aug 12.
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  34. Dorman RB, Abraham AA, Al-Refaie WB, Parsons HM, Ikramuddin S, Habermann EB. Bariatric surgery outcomes in the elderly: an ACS NSQIP study. J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Jan; 16(1):35-44; discussion 44. Epub 2011 Oct 27.
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  35. Al-Refaie WB, Muluneh B, Zhong W, Parsons HM, Tuttle TM, Vickers SM, Habermann EB. Who receives their complex cancer surgery at low-volume hospitals? J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Jan; 214(1):81-7. Epub 2011 Nov 23.
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  36. Markin A, Habermann HB, Zhu Y, Anasooya Abraham, Ahluwalia JS, Vickers SM, Al-Refaie WB. Cancer Surgery Among American Indians. Archives of Surgery. 2012, Accepted for Publication.
  37. Kwaan MR, Al-Refaie WB, Parsons HM, Chow CJ, Rothenberger DA, Habermann EB. Are right-sided colectomy outcomes different than left-sided colectomy outcomes? A study of colon cancer patients who had resection with anastomosis using the ACS-NSQIP database. Archives of Surgery (to be JAMA-Surgery). 2012.
  38. Chow CJ, Habermann EB, Abraham A, Zhu Y, Vickers SM, Rothenberger DA, Al-Refaie WB. Does enrollment in cancer trials improve survival? J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Epub 2013 Feb 13.
  39. Abraham A, Al-Refaie WB, Parsons HM, Habermann EB. The reality of pancreas cancer care from access to delivery. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012, In Press.
  40. Whitson BA, Groth SS, Andrade RS, Maddaus MA, Habermann EB, D'Cunha J. Survival after lobectomy versus segmentectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer: a population-based analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Dec; 92(6):1943-50. Epub 2011 Oct 01.
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  41. Al-Refaie WB, Vickers SM, Zhong W, Parsons H, Rothenberger D, Habermann EB. Cancer trials versus the real world in the United States. Ann Surg. 2011 Sep; 254(3):438-42; discussion 442-3.
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  42. Abbott AM, Habermann EB, Tuttle TM. Trends in the use of implantable accelerated partial breast irradiation therapy for early stage breast cancer in the United States. Cancer. 2011 Aug 1; 117(15):3305-10. Epub 2011 Feb 01.
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  43. Rueth NM, Parsons HM, Habermann EB, Groth SS, Virnig BA, Tuttle TM, Andrade RS, Maddaus MA, D'Cunha J. The long-term impact of surgical complications after resection of stage I nonsmall cell lung cancer: a population-based survival analysis. Ann Surg. 2011 Aug; 254(2):368-74.
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  44. Al-Refaie WB, Parsons HM, Habermann EB, Kwaan M, Spencer MP, Henderson WG, Rothenberger DA. Operative outcomes beyond 30-day mortality: colorectal cancer surgery in oldest old. Ann Surg. 2011 May; 253(5):947-52.
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  45. Parsons HM, Habermann EB, Tuttle TM, Al-Refaie WB. Conditional survival of extremity soft-tissue sarcoma: results beyond the staging system. Cancer. 2011 Mar 1; 117(5):1055-60. Epub 2010 Oct 19.
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  46. Dudeja V, Habermann EB, Zhong W, Tuttle TM, Vickers SM, Jensen EH, Al-Refaie WB. Guideline recommended gastric cancer care in the elderly: insights into the applicability of cancer trials to real world. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Jan; 18(1):26-33. Epub 2010 Jul 20.
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  47. Borja-Cacho D, Parsons HM, Habermann EB, Rothenberger DA, Henderson WG, Al-Refaie WB. Assessment of ACS NSQIP's predictive ability for adverse events after major cancer surgery. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Sep; 17(9):2274-82. Epub 2010 Jun 29.
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  48. Groth SS, Rueth NM, Hodges JS, Habermann EB, Andrade RS, D'Cunha J, Maddaus MA. Conditional cancer-specific versus cardiovascular-specific survival after lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Aug; 90(2):375-82.
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  49. Habermann EB, Abbott A, Parsons HM, Virnig BA, Al-Refaie WB, Tuttle TM. Are mastectomy rates really increasing in the United States? J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jul 20; 28(21):3437-41. Epub 2010 Jun 14.
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  50. Al-Refaie WB, Habermann EB, Dudeja V, Vickers SM, Tuttle TM, Jensen EH, Virnig BA. Extremity soft tissue sarcoma care in the elderly: insights into the generalizability of NCI Cancer Trials. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Jul; 17(7):1732-8. Epub 2010 Mar 31.
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  51. Rueth NM, Groth SS, Tuttle TM, Virnig BA, Al-Refaie WB, Habermann EB. Conditional survival after surgical treatment of melanoma: an analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Jun; 17(6):1662-8. Epub 2010 Feb 18.
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  52. Al-Refaie WB, Habermann EB, Jensen E, Tuttle TM, Pisters WT, Virnig BA. Surgery alone is adequate treatment for early stage soft tissue sarcoma of the extremity. Br J Srg. 2010; 97(5):707-13.
  53. Arrington AK, Jarosek SL, Virnig BA, Habermann EB, Tuttle TM. Patient and surgeon characteristics associated with increased contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in breast cancer patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2009; 16:2697-2704.
  54. Jensen EH, Abraham A, Jarosek S, Habermann EB, Al-Refaie WB, Vickers SA, Virnig BA, Tuttle TM. Lymph node evaluation is associated with improved survival after surgery for early stage gallbladder cancer. Surgery. 2009; 146:706-713.
  55. Tuttle TM, Jarosek S, Habermann EB, Arrington A, Abraham A, Morris TJ, Virnig BA. Increasing rates of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy among patients with ductal carcinoma in situ. J Clin Oncol. 2009; 27:1362-7.
  56. Jensen EH, Abraham A, Habermann EB, Al-Refaie WB, Tuttle TM, Virnig BA. A critical analysis of the surgical management of early stage gallbladder cancer in the United States. J Gastrointest Surg. 2009; 13:722-727.
  57. Baxter NN, Durham SB, Phillips KA, Habermann EB, Virnig BA. Risk of dementia in older breast cancer survivors: a population-based cohort study of the association with adjuvant chemotherapy. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009; 57:403-411.
  58. Virnig BA, Baxter NN, Habermann EB, Feldman R, Bradley C. A matter of race: early versus late stage cancer diagnosis. Health Aff. 2009; 28(1):160-68.
  59. Habermann EB, Virnig BA, Durham SB, Baxter NN. Managed care enrollment and chronically disabled women with breast cancer. Am J Manag Care. 2008; 14(8):514-520.
  60. Habermann EB, Virnig BA, Riley GF, Baxter NN. The impact of a change in Medicare reimbursement policy and HEDIS measures on stage at diagnosis among Medicare HMO and fee-for-service female breast cancer patients. Med Care. 2007 Aug; 45(8):761-6.
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  61. Tuttle TM, Habermann EB, Grund EH, Morris TJ, Virnig BA. Increasing use of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy for breast cancer patients: a trend toward more aggressive surgical treatment. J Clin Oncol. 2007; 25:5203-09.
  62. Judson PL, Habermann EB, Baxter NN, Durham SB, Virnig BA. Trends in the incidence of invasive and in situ vulvar carcinoma. Obstet Gynecol. 2006; 107:1018-22.
  63. Baxter NN, Habermann EB, Tepper JE, Durham SB, Virnig BA. Risk of pelvic fractures in older women following pelvic irradiation. JAMA. 2005; 294:2587-93.