Publications

Publications

  1. Bailey, Katherine L., et al. Short-Term Readmissions After Open, Thoracoscopic, and Robotic Lobectomy for Lung Cancer Based on the Nationwide Readmissions Database. World Journal of Surgery, vol. 43, no. 5, 2019, pp. 1377–1384., doi:10.1007/s00268-018-04900-0.
  2. Fielding-Singh, Vikram, et al. A Population-Based Analysis of Intraoperative Cardiac Arrest in the United States. Anesthesia & Analgesia, vol. 130, no. 3, 2020, pp. 627–634., doi:10.1213/ane.0000000000004477.
  3. Juo, Yen-Yi, et al. Trends in Diverting Loop Ileostomy vs Total Abdominal Colectomy as Surgical Management for Clostridium Difficile Colitis. JAMA Surgery, vol. 154, no. 10, 2019, p. 899., doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2141.
  4. Mandelbaum, Ava D., et al. National Trends in Immediate Breast Reconstruction: An Analysis of Implant-Based Versus Autologous Reconstruction After Mastectomy. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 2020, doi:10.1245/s10434-020-08903-x.
  5. Rudasill, Sarah E., et al. Clinical Outcomes of Infective Endocarditis in Injection Drug Users. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 73, no. 5, 2019, pp. 559–570., doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2018.10.082.
  6. Sanaiha, Yas, et al. Infective Endocarditis in Intravenous Drug Users. Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine, 2019, doi:10.1016/j.tcm.2019.11.007.
  7. Sanaiha, Yas, et al. Percutaneous Cholecystostomy for Grade III Acute Cholecystitis Is Associated with Worse Outcomes. The American Journal of Surgery, vol. 220, no. 1, 2020, pp. 197–202., doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.11.025.
  8. Sanaiha, Yas, et al. Trends in Mortality and Costs of Pediatric Extracorporeal Life Support. Pediatrics, vol. 146, no. 3, 2020, doi:10.1542/peds.2019-3564.
  9. Sanaiha, Yas, et al. Trends in Mortality and Resource Utilization for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in the United States: 2008–2014. Surgery, vol. 165, no. 2, 2019, pp. 381–388., doi:10.1016/j.surg.2018.08.012.
  10. Sanaiha, Yas, et al. Trends in Utilization, Mortality, and Resource Use after Implantation of Left Ventricular Assist Devices in the United States. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2020, doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.12.121. 
  11. Juo Y-Y, Lee Bailey K, Seo Y-J, Aguayo E, Benharash P. Does left atrial appendage ligation during coronary bypass surgery decrease the incidence of postoperative stroke? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156(2):578-585. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.02.089.
  12. McElroy I, Sareh S, Zhu A, et al. Use of digital health kits to reduce readmission after cardiac surgery. J Surg Res. 2016;204(1):1-7. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2016.04.028.
  13. Kashani RG, Sareh S, Genovese B, et al. Predicting postoperative atrial fibrillation using CHA2DS2-VASc scores. J Surg Res. 2015;198(2):267-272. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2015.04.047.
  14. Asthana N, Mantha A, Yang EH, et al. Myocardial functional changes in transfemoral versus transapical aortic valve replacement. J Surg Res. 2018;221:304-310. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2017.08.036.
  15. Yamakawa K, Zhou W, Ko Y, Benharash P, Takemoto M, Mahajan A. Improved cardioprotection using a novel stepwise ischemic preconditioning protocol in rabbit heart. J Surg Res. 2014;188(2):381-386. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2014.01.016.
  16. Sareh S, Toppen W, Mukdad L, et al. CHADS2 score predicts atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery. J Surg Res. 2014;190(2):407-412. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2014.02.007.
  17. Ou R, Ramos G, Bowles C, Juo Y-Y, Shemin RJ, Benharash P. Are nonemergent cardiac operations performed during off-time associated with worse outcome? J Surg Res. 2017;218:348-352. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2017.06.065.
  18. Postel M, Frank PN, Barry T, Satou N, Shemin R, Benharash P. The cost of preventing readmissions: why surgeons should lead the effort. Am Surg. 2014;80(10):1003-1006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25264648. Accessed September 11, 2018.
  19. Genovese B, Yin S, Sareh S, et al. Surgical Hand Tracking in Open Surgery Using a Versatile Motion Sensing System: Are We There Yet? Am Surg. 2016;82(10):872-875. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27779963. Accessed September 11, 2018.
  20. Lancaster E, Postel M, Satou N, Shemin R, Benharash P. Introspection into institutional database allows for focused quality improvement plan in cardiac surgery: example for a new global healthcare system. Am Surg. 2013;79(10):1040-1044. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24160795. Accessed September 11, 2018.
  21. Nguyen S, Zhu A, Toppen W, et al. Dysphagia after Cardiac Operations Is Associated with Increased Length of Stay and Costs. Am Surg. 2016;82(10):890-893. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27779967. Accessed September 11, 2018.
  22. Juo Y-Y, Woods A, Ou R, Ramos G, Shemin R, Benharash P. Does Travel Distance Affect Readmission Rates after Cardiac Surgery? Am Surg. 2017;83(10):1170-1173. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29391118. Accessed September 11, 2018.
  23. Toppen W, Sareh S, Satou N, et al. Do preoperative β-blockers improve postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac surgery? Challenging societal guidelines. Am Surg. 2014;80(10):1018-1021. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25264651. Accessed September 11, 2018.
  24. Bowles C, Canuto D, Teran J, et al. Current Methods and Advances in Simulation of Hemorrhage after Trauma. Am Surg. 2017;83(10):1137-1141. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29391111. Accessed September 11, 2018.
  25. Ashman Z, Lancaster E, Satou N, Shemin RJ, Hiatt JR, Benharash P. Acute care surgery in heart transplant recipients. Am Surg. 2013;79(10):973-976. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24160781. Accessed September 11, 2018.
  26. Gee E, Lancaster E, Meltzer J, Mendelsohn AH, Benharash P. A Targeted Swallow Screen for the Detection of Postoperative Dysphagia. Am Surg. 2015;81(10):979-982. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26463293. Accessed September 11, 2018.
  27. Juo Y-Y, Khrucharoen U, Chen Y, Sanaiha Y, Benharash P, Dutson E. Cost analysis and risk factors for interval cholecystectomy after bariatric surgery: a national study. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2018;14(3):368-374. doi:10.1016/j.soard.2017.11.015.
  28. Kashani R, Bowles C, Sareh S, et al. Use of preoperative aspirin in combined coronary and valve operations. Surgery. 2016;160(6):1612-1618. doi:10.1016/j.surg.2016.07.034.
  29. Mukdad L, Mantha A, Aguayo E, et al. Readmission and resource utilization after orthotopic heart transplant versus ventricular assist device in the National Readmissions Database, 2010-2014. Surgery. 2018;164(2):274-281. doi:10.1016/j.surg.2018.04.013.
  30. Iyengar A, Kwon OJ, Bailey KL, et al. Predictors of cardiogenic shock in cardiac surgery patients receiving intra-aortic balloon pumps. Surgery. 2018;163(6):1317-1323. doi:10.1016/j.surg.2017.11.021.
  31. Sanaiha Y, Juo Y-Y, Aguayo E, et al. Incidence and trends of cardiac complications in major abdominal surgery. Surgery. 2018;164(3):539-545. doi:10.1016/j.surg.2018.04.030.
  32. Seo Y-J, Rudasill SE, Sanaiha Y, et al. A nationwide study of treatment modalities for thoracic aortic injury. Surgery. 2018;164(2):300-305. doi:10.1016/j.surg.2018.04.015.
  33. Santhanam AP, Neylon J, Eldredge J, Teran J, Dutson E, Benharash P. GPU-Based Parallelized Solver for Large Scale Vascular Blood Flow Modeling and Simulations. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2016;220:345-351. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27046603. Accessed September 11, 2018.
  34. Santhanam A, Eldredge J, Benharash P, Teran J, Kupelian P, Dutson E. Cardiovascular blood flow analysis under normal and open injury conditions. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2014;196:372-377. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24732539. Accessed September 11, 2018.
  35. Santhanam A, Benharash P, Frank P, et al. A framework for modeling and visualizing cardiovascular deformation under normal and altered circulatory conditions. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2014;196:378-383. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24732540. Accessed September 11, 2018.
  36. Toppen W, Suh W, Aksoy O, et al. Vascular Complications in the Sapien 3 Era: Continued Role of Transapical Approach to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;30(2):144-149. doi:10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.02.032.
  37. Kesavan K, Frank P, Cordero DM, Benharash P, Harper RM. Neuromodulation of Limb Proprioceptive Afferents Decreases Apnea of Prematurity and Accompanying Intermittent Hypoxia and Bradycardia. van Wouwe J, ed. PLoS One. 2016;11(6):e0157349. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157349.
  38. Toppen W, Johansen D, Sareh S, et al. Improved costs and outcomes with conscious sedation vs general anesthesia in TAVR patients: Time to wake up? Efron PA, ed. PLoS One. 2017;12(4):e0173777. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173777.
  39. Zhou W, Benharash P, Ho J, Ko Y, Patel NA, Mahajan A. Left ventricular twist and untwist rate provide reliable measures of ventricular function in myocardial ischemia and a wide range of hemodynamic states. Physiol Rep. 2013;1(5):e00110. doi:10.1002/phy2.110.
  40. Mahajan A, Takamiya T, Benharash P, Zhou W. Effect of thoracic epidural anesthesia on heart rate variability in a porcine model. Physiol Rep. 2017;5(7):e13116. doi:10.14814/phy2.13116.
  41. Juo Y-Y, Khrucharoen U, Sanaiha Y, Seo Y-J, Dutson E, Benharash P. Cumulative Financial Burden of Readmissions for Biliary Pancreatitis in Pregnant Women. Obstet Gynecol. 2018;132(2):415-422. doi:10.1097/AOG.0000000000002740.
  42. Chong K, Jiang C, Ram D, et al. Visualization of vascular injuries in extremity trauma. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2017;55(9):1709-1718. doi:10.1007/s11517-017-1619-9.
  43. Yang HC, Coyan G, Vercauteren M, Reddy N, Luketich JD, Sarkaria IS. Robot-assisted en bloc anterior mediastinal mass excision with pericardium and adjacent lung for locally advanced thymic carcinoma. J Vis Surg. 2018;4:115-115. doi:10.21037/jovs.2018.05.20.
  44. Yang HC, Coyan G, Vercauteren M, Reddy N, Luketich JD, Sarkaria IS. Robot-assisted en bloc anterior mediastinal mass excision with pericardium and adjacent lung for locally advanced thymic carcinoma. J Vis Surg. 2018;4:115-115. doi:10.21037/jovs.2018.05.20.
  45. Yang HC, Coyan G, Vercauteren M, Reddy N, Luketich JD, Sarkaria IS. Robot-assisted en bloc anterior mediastinal mass excision with pericardium and adjacent lung for locally advanced thymic carcinoma. J Vis Surg. 2018;4:115-115. doi:10.21037/jovs.2018.05.20.
  46. Tran BG, De La Cruz K, Grant S, et al. Temporary Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Ten-Year Experience at a Cardiac Transplant Center. J Intensive Care Med. 2018;33(5):288-295. doi:10.1177/0885066616654451.
  47. Mukdad L, Kashani R, Mantha A, Sareh S, Mendelsohn A, Benharash P. The Incidence of Dysphagia Among Patients Undergoing TAVR With Either General Anesthesia or Moderate Sedation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. May 2018. doi:10.1053/j.jvca.2018.05.040.
  48. Mukdad L, Kashani R, Mantha A, Sareh S, Mendelsohn A, Benharash P. The Incidence of Dysphagia Among Patients Undergoing TAVR With Either General Anesthesia or Moderate Sedation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. May 2018. doi:10.1053/j.jvca.2018.05.040.
  49. Mukdad L, Kashani R, Mantha A, Sareh S, Mendelsohn A, Benharash P. The Incidence of Dysphagia Among Patients Undergoing TAVR With Either General Anesthesia or Moderate Sedation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. May 2018. doi:10.1053/j.jvca.2018.05.040.
  50. Zhou W, Benharash P, Chua JH, Nakahara S, Ho JK, Mahajan A. Acute Effects of Pacing at Different Ventricular Sites on Left Ventricular Rotational Mechanics in a Porcine Model. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015;29(5):1148-1154. doi:10.1053/j.jvca.2014.12.008.
  51. Rabkin DG, Benharash P, Shemin RJ. Vertebral artery dissection after iatrogenic cervical subcutaneous emphysema. J Card Surg. 2011;26(1):54-56. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8191.2010.01150.x.
  52. Bernardes de Souza B, Benharash P, Esmailian F, Bradfield J, Boyle NG. Value of a Joint Cardiac Surgery-Cardiac Electrophysiology Approach to Lead Extraction. J Card Surg. 2015;30(11):874-876. doi:10.1111/jocs.12649.
  53. Ashfaq A, Zhu A, Iyengar A, et al. Impact of an Institutional Antimicrobial Stewardship Program on Bacteriology of Surgical Site Infections in Cardiac Surgery. J Card Surg. 2016;31(6):367-372. doi:10.1111/jocs.12756.
  54. Chiu R, Pillado E, Sareh S, De La Cruz K, Shemin RJ, Benharash P. Financial and clinical outcomes of extracorporeal mechanical support. J Card Surg. 2017;32(3):215-221. doi:10.1111/jocs.13106.
  55. Zhou W, Benharash P. Significance of "Deqi" response in acupuncture treatment: myth or reality. J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2014;7(4):186-189. doi:10.1016/j.jams.2014.02.008.
  56. Zhou W, Benharash P. Effects and mechanisms of acupuncture based on the principle of meridians. J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2014;7(4):190-193. doi:10.1016/j.jams.2014.02.007.
  57. Juo Y-Y, Ziaeian B, Benharash P. Myocardial Infarction After Vascular Surgery-Reply. JAMA Surg. 2018;153(5):497. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.6144.
  58. Benharash P, Toppen W. Incorrect Degree for Author. JAMA Surg. 2016;151(1):96. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.3530.
  59. Juo Y-Y, Mantha A, Ebrahimi R, Ziaeian B, Benharash P. Incidence of Myocardial Infarction After High-Risk Vascular Operations in Adults. JAMA Surg. 2017;152(11):e173360. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.3360.
  60. Mantha A, Juo Y-Y, Morchi R, et al. Evolution of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in the Era of Transcatheter Valve Technology. JAMA Surg. 2017;152(11):1080-1083. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2344.
  61. Benharash P, Toppen W. Bundles of Care for Patients With Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Is Endovascular Repair the Solution? JAMA Surg. 2015;150(11):1065. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1872.
  62. Toppen W, Sareh S, Johansen D, et al. Addition of Statins to Treatment With β-Blockers to Improve Outcomes for Cardiac Surgery Patients: Beyond the Surgical Care Improvement Project. JAMA Surg. 2016;151(4):389-391. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.4212.
  63. Canuto D, Chong K, Bowles C, Dutson EP, Eldredge JD, Benharash P. A regulated multiscale closed-loop cardiovascular model, with applications to hemorrhage and hypertension. Int j numer method biomed eng. 2018;34(6):e2975. doi:10.1002/cnm.2975.
  64. Hsiue PP, Gregson AL, Injean P, et al. Variation in antibiotic prophylaxis selection for coronary artery bypass graft procedures in an era of increasing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prevalence. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014;35(6):737-740. doi:10.1086/676436.
  65. Injean P, McKinnell JA, Hsiue PP, et al. Survey of preoperative infection prevention for coronary artery bypass graft procedures. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014;35(6):736-737. doi:10.1086/676435.
  66. Buch E, Share M, Tung R, et al. Long-term clinical outcomes of focal impulse and rotor modulation for treatment of atrial fibrillation: A multicenter experience. Hear Rhythm. 2016;13(3):636-641. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.10.031.
  67. Li A, Hayase J, Do D, et al. Hybrid surgical vs percutaneous access epicardial ventricular tachycardia ablation. Hear Rhythm. 2018;15(4):512-519. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2017.11.009.
  68. Buch E, Benharash P, Frank P, et al. Response to Letter by Jalife et al Regarding Article, "Quantitative Analysis of Localized Sources Identified by Focal Impulse and Rotor Mapping in Atrial Fibrillation". Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015;8(5):1299-1300. doi:10.1161/CIRCEP.115.003362.
  69. Benharash P, Buch E, Frank P, et al. Quantitative analysis of localized sources identified by focal impulse and rotor modulation mapping in atrial fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015;8(3):554-561. doi:10.1161/CIRCEP.115.002721.
  70. Tan R, Benharash P, Schulam P, Schmidt JJ. Implantable electrolyte conductance-based pressure sensing catheter, II. Device construction and testing. Biomed Microdevices. 2013;15(6):1035-1041. doi:10.1007/s10544-013-9793-5.
  71. Takamiya T, Kubo Y, Benharash P, Zhou W. Effect of electroacupuncture on porcine cardiac excitability induced by left stellate ganglion stimulation. Auton Neurosci. 2018;213:15-22. doi:10.1016/j.autneu.2018.05.005.
  72. Iyengar A, Kwon OJ, Tamrat M, et al. The In-Hospital Cost of Ventricular Assist Device Therapy: Implications for Patient Selection. ASAIO J. 2017;63(6):725-730. doi:10.1097/MAT.0000000000000545.
  73. Juo Y-Y, Skancke M, Sanaiha Y, Mantha A, Jimenez JC, Benharash P. Efficacy of Distal Perfusion Cannulae in Preventing Limb Ischemia During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Artif Organs. 2017;41(11):E263-E273. doi:10.1111/aor.12942.
  74. Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Zhou W, et al. Functional differences between junctional and extrajunctional adrenergic receptor activation in mammalian ventricle. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013;304(4):H579-88. doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00754.2012.
  75. Zhou W, Yamakawa K, Benharash P, et al. Effect of stellate ganglia stimulation on global and regional left ventricular function as assessed by speckle tracking echocardiography. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013;304(6):H840-7. doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00695.2012.
  76. Zhou W, Ko Y, Benharash P, et al. Cardioprotection of electroacupuncture against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury by modulation of cardiac norepinephrine release. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012;302(9):H1818-25. doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00030.2012.