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Kamal M.F. Itani, M.D.

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  1. Kelz RR, Sellers MM, Niknam BA, Sharpe JE, Rosenbaum PR, Hill AS, Zhou H, Hochman LL, Bilimoria KY, Itani K, Romano PS, Silber JH. A National Comparison of Operative Outcomes of New and Experienced Surgeons. Ann Surg. 2019 Jun 07. PMID: 31188212.
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  2. Kristo G, Itani KMF. Complicated and Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis Are Different Diseases-Do Not Compare Apples With Oranges-Reply. JAMA Surg. 2019 May 01. PMID: 31042276.
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  3. Branch-Elliman W, O'Brien W, Strymish J, Itani K, Wyatt C, Gupta K. Association of Duration and Type of Surgical Prophylaxis With Antimicrobial-Associated Adverse Events. JAMA Surg. 2019 Apr 24. PMID: 31017647.
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  4. Graham LA, Mull HJ, Wagner TH, Morris MS, Rosen AK, Richman JS, Whittle J, Burns E, Copeland LA, Itani KMF, Hawn MT. Comparison of a Potential Hospital Quality Metric With Existing Metrics for Surgical Quality-Associated Readmission. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Apr 05; 2(4):e191313. PMID: 31002316.
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  5. Kim NE, Moseley JM, O'Neal P, Whang E, Itani KMF, Kristo G. Retired Surgeons as Mentors for Surgical Training Graduates Entering Practice: An Underutilized Resource. Ann Surg. 2019 Mar 19. PMID: 30907756.
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  6. Itani KMF, Fitzgibbons R. Approach to Groin Hernias. JAMA Surg. 2019 Mar 13. PMID: 30865244.
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  7. Branch-Elliman W, Pizer SD, Dasinger EA, Gold HS, Abdulkerim H, Rosen AK, Charns MP, Hawn MT, Itani KMF, Mull HJ. Facility type and surgical specialty are associated with suboptimal surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis practice patterns: a multi-center, retrospective cohort study. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019; 8:49. PMID: 30886702.
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  8. Sartelli M, Di Bella S, McFarland LV, Khanna S, Furuya-Kanamori L, Abuzeid N, Abu-Zidan FM, Ansaloni L, Augustin G, Bala M, Ben-Ishay O, Biffl WL, Brecher SM, Camacho-Ortiz A, Caínzos MA, Chan S, Cherry-Bukowiec JR, Clanton J, Coccolini F, Cocuz ME, Coimbra R, Cortese F, Cui Y, Czepiel J, Demetrashvili Z, Di Carlo I, Di Saverio S, Dumitru IM, Eckmann C, Eiland EH, Forrester JD, Fraga GP, Frossard JL, Fry DE, Galeiras R, Ghnnam W, Gomes CA, Griffiths EA, Guirao X, Ahmed MH, Herzog T, Kim JI, Iqbal T, Isik A, Itani KMF, Labricciosa FM, Lee YY, Juang P, Karamarkovic A, Kim PK, Kluger Y, Leppaniemi A, Lohsiriwat V, Machain GM, Marwah S, Mazuski JE, Metan G, Moore EE, Moore FA, Ordoñez CA, Pagani L, Petrosillo N, Portela F, Rasa K, Rems M, Sakakushev BE, Segovia-Lohse H, Sganga G, Shelat VG, Spigaglia P, Tattevin P, Tranà C, Urbánek L, Ulrych J, Viale P, Baiocchi GL, Catena F. 2019 update of the WSES guidelines for management of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infection in surgical patients. World J Emerg Surg. 2019; 14:8. PMID: 30858872.
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  9. Dasinger EA, Branch-Elliman W, Pizer SD, Abdulkerim H, Rosen AK, Charns MP, Hawn MT, Itani KMF, Mull HJ. Association between postoperative opioid use and outpatient surgical adverse events. Am J Surg. 2019 Apr; 217(4):605-612. PMID: 30639132.
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  10. Salazar JG, O'Brien W, Strymish JM, Itani K, Branch-Elliman W, Gupta K. Association of Screening and Treatment for Preoperative Asymptomatic Bacteriuria With Postoperative Outcomes Among US Veterans. JAMA Surg. 2018 Dec 12. PMID: 30540346.
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  11. Kristo G, Itani KMF. Settling the Controversy-Appendectomy as the Criterion for Appendicitis Diagnosis. JAMA Surg. 2018 Nov 28. PMID: 30484826.
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  12. Linsenmeyer K, O'Brien W, Brecher SM, Strymish J, Rochman A, Itani K, Gupta K. Clostridium difficile Screening for Colonization During an Outbreak Setting. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Nov 28; 67(12):1912-1914. PMID: 29846539.
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  13. Bigelow TA, Thomas CL, Wu H, Itani KMF. Impact of High-Intensity Ultrasound on Strength of Surgical Mesh When Treating Biofilm Infections. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2019 01; 66(1):38-44. PMID: 30442604.
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  14. Graham LA, Wagner TH, Richman JS, Morris MS, Copeland LA, Harris AH, Itani KM, Hawn MT. Exploring Trajectories of Health Care Utilization Before and After Surgery. J Am Coll Surg. 2019 Jan; 228(1):116-128. PMID: 30359825.
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  15. Sidhwa F, Itani KMF. Discussion: Fight or Flight: The Role of Staged Approaches to Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 09; 142(3 Suppl):45S-46S. PMID: 30138265.
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  16. Wahl TS, Graham LA, Morris MS, Richman JS, Hollis RH, Jones CE, Itani KM, Wagner TH, Mull HJ, Whittle JC, Telford GL, Rosen AK, Copeland LA, Burns EA, Hawn MT. Association Between Preoperative Proteinuria and Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury and Readmission. JAMA Surg. 2018 Sep 01; 153(9):e182009. PMID: 29971429.
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  17. Mull HJ, Itani KMF, Pizer SD, Charns MP, Rivard PE, McIntosh N, Hawn MT, Rosen AK. Development of an Adverse Event Surveillance Model for Outpatient Surgery in the Veterans Health Administration. Health Serv Res. 2018 12; 53(6):4507-4528. PMID: 30151826.
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  18. Sartelli M, Kluger Y, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Baiocchi GL, Hardcastle TC, Moore EE, May AK, Itani KMF, Fry DE, Boermeester MA, Guirao X, Napolitano L, Sawyer RG, Rasa K, Abu-Zidan FM, Adesunkanmi AK, Atanasov B, Augustin G, Bala M, Cainzos MA, Chichom-Mefire A, Cortese F, Damaskos D, Delibegovic S, Demetrashvili Z, De Simone B, Duane TM, Ghnnam W, Gkiokas G, Gomes CA, Hecker A, Karamarkovic A, Kenig J, Khokha V, Kong V, Isik A, Leppäniemi A, Litvin A, Lostoridis E, Machain GM, Marwah S, McFarlane M, Mesina C, Negoi I, Olaoye I, Pintar T, Pupelis G, Rems M, Rubio-Perez I, Sakakushev B, Segovia-Lohse H, Siribumrungwong B, Talving P, Ulrych J, Vereczkei AG, Labricciosa FM, Catena F. Knowledge, awareness, and attitude towards infection prevention and management among surgeons: identifying the surgeon champion. World J Emerg Surg. 2018; 13:37. PMID: 30140304.
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  19. Massarweh NN, Kaji AH, Itani KMF. Practical Guide to Surgical Data Sets: Veterans Affairs Surgical Quality Improvement Program (VASQIP). JAMA Surg. 2018 Aug 01; 153(8):768-769. PMID: 29617543.
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  20. Mull HJ, Graham LA, Morris MS, Rosen AK, Richman JS, Whittle J, Burns E, Wagner TH, Copeland LA, Wahl T, Jones C, Hollis RH, Itani KMF, Hawn MT. Association of Postoperative Readmissions With Surgical Quality Using a Delphi Consensus Process to Identify Relevant Diagnosis Codes. JAMA Surg. 2018 Aug 01; 153(8):728-737. PMID: 29710234.
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  21. Borzecki AM, Chen Q, O'Brien W, Shwartz M, Najjar PA, Itani KMF, Rosen AK. The Patient Safety Indicator Perioperative Pulmonary Embolism or Deep Vein Thrombosis: Is there associated surveillance bias in the Veterans Health Administration? Am J Surg. 2018 Nov; 216(5):974-979. PMID: 30005806.
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  22. Mull HJ, Itani KMF, Charns MP, Pizer SD, Rivard PE, Hawn MT, Rosen AK. The Nature and Severity of Adverse Events in Select Outpatient Surgical Procedures in the Veterans Health Administration. Qual Manag Health Care. 2018 Jul/Sep; 27(3):136-144. PMID: 29944625.
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  23. Titan A, Graham L, Rosen A, Itani K, Copeland LA, Mull HJ, Burns E, Richman J, Kertesz S, Wahl T, Morris M, Whittle J, Telford G, Wilson M, Hawn M. Homeless Status, Postdischarge Health Care Utilization, and Readmission After Surgery. Med Care. 2018 06; 56(6):460-469. PMID: 29746348.
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  24. Bigelow TA, Thomas CL, Wu H, Itani KMF. Histotripsy Treatment of S. Aureus Biofilms on Surgical Mesh Samples Under Varying Scan Parameters. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2018 06; 65(6):1017-1024. PMID: 29856719.
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  25. Chen Q, Rosen AK, Amirfarzan H, Rochman A, Itani KMF. Improving detection of intraoperative medical errors (iMEs) and intraoperative adverse events (iAEs) and their contribution to postoperative outcomes. Am J Surg. 2018 Nov; 216(5):846-850. PMID: 29563021.
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  26. Pilieci SN, Salim SY, Heffernan DS, Itani KMF, Khadaroo RG. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Video Education versus Skill Demonstration: Which Is More Effective in Teaching Sterile Surgical Technique? Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Apr; 19(3):303-312. PMID: 29406814.
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  27. Branch-Elliman W, Ripollone J, O'Brien W, Itani K, Strymish J, Gupta K. Combination antimicrobial prophylaxis for hysterectomy: harm without the benefit? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 05; 218(5):536-537. PMID: 29409849.
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  28. Mull HJ, Rosen AK, O'Brien WJ, McIntosh N, Legler A, Hawn MT, Itani KMF, Pizer SD. Factors Associated with Hospital Admission after Outpatient Surgery in the Veterans Health Administration. Health Serv Res. 2018 10; 53(5):3855-3880. PMID: 29363106.
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  29. Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Charns MP, Itani KMF, Rivard PE. Identifying Risks and Opportunities in Outpatient Surgical Patient Safety: A Qualitative Analysis of Veterans Health Administration Staff Perceptions. J Patient Saf. 2017 Nov 04. PMID: 29112029.
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  30. Itani KMF, May AK. Surgical Infection Society: We Endorse Antimicrobial Stewardship We Stand by Our International Colleagues and Societies in the Fight for Proper Antimicrobial Therapy. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 Nov/Dec; 18(8):843-845. PMID: 29120282.
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  31. Jones CE, Graham LA, Morris MS, Richman JS, Hollis RH, Wahl TS, Copeland LA, Burns EA, Itani KMF, Hawn MT. Association Between Preoperative Hemoglobin A1c Levels, Postoperative Hyperglycemia, and Readmissions Following Gastrointestinal Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2017 Nov 01; 152(11):1031-1038. PMID: 28746706.
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  32. Pindyck T, Gupta K, Strymish J, Itani KM, Carter ME, Suo Y, Bessesen MT, Topkoff J, Steele AS, Barón AE, Gundlapalli AV, Branch-Elliman W. Validation of an electronic tool for flagging surgical site infections based on clinical practice patterns for triaging surveillance: Operational successes and barriers. Am J Infect Control. 2018 02; 46(2):186-190. PMID: 29031434.
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  33. Hernandez-Boussard T, Graham LA, Desai K, Wahl TS, Aucoin E, Richman JS, Morris MS, Itani KM, Telford GL, Hawn MT. The Fifth Vital Sign: Postoperative Pain Predicts 30-day Readmissions and Subsequent Emergency Department Visits. Ann Surg. 2017 09; 266(3):516-524. PMID: 28657940.
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  34. Berríos-Torres SI, Umscheid CA, Bratzler DW, Leas B, Stone EC, Kelz RR, Reinke CE, Morgan S, Solomkin JS, Mazuski JE, Dellinger EP, Itani KMF, Berbari EF, Segreti J, Parvizi J, Blanchard J, Allen G, Kluytmans JAJW, Donlan R, Schecter WP. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017. JAMA Surg. 2017 Aug 01; 152(8):784-791. PMID: 28467526.
    Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Itani KMF. Response to Arenal et al.: "Commentary on 'Surgical Site Infection Research Opportunities'". Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 Aug/Sep; 18(6):754. PMID: 28832272.
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  36. Wahl TS, Graham LA, Hawn MT, Richman J, Hollis RH, Jones CE, Copeland LA, Burns EA, Itani KM, Morris MS. Association of the Modified Frailty Index With 30-Day Surgical Readmission. JAMA Surg. 2017 Aug 01; 152(8):749-757. PMID: 28467535.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Branch-Elliman W, Ripollone JE, O'Brien WJ, Itani KMF, Schweizer ML, Perencevich E, Strymish J, Gupta K. Risk of surgical site infection, acute kidney injury, and Clostridium difficile infection following antibiotic prophylaxis with vancomycin plus a beta-lactam versus either drug alone: A national propensity-score-adjusted retrospective cohort study. PLoS Med. 2017 Jul; 14(7):e1002340. PMID: 28692690.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  38. Bigelow TA, Thomas CL, Wu H, Itani KMF. Histotripsy Treatment of S. Aureus Biofilms on Surgical Mesh Samples Under Varying Pulse Durations. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2017 10; 64(10):1420-1428. PMID: 28650808.
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  39. Oriel BS, Chen Q, Itani KMF. Incidence, recurrence and risk factors of hernias following stoma reversal. Am J Surg. 2017 Aug; 214(2):232-238. PMID: 28596044.
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  40. Richman JS, Graham LA, DeRussy A, Maddox TM, Itani KMF, Hawn MT. Perioperative beta blockers and statins for noncardiac surgery patients with coronary stents. Am J Surg. 2017 Aug; 214(2):180-185. PMID: 28641862.
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  41. Holihan JL, Hannon C, Goodenough C, Flores-Gonzalez JR, Itani KM, Olavarria O, Mo J, Ko TC, Kao LS, Liang MK. Ventral Hernia Repair: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 Aug/Sep; 18(6):647-658. PMID: 28557648.
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  42. Itani KMF, Dellinger EP, Mazuski J, Solomkin J, Allen G, Blanchard JC, Kelz R, Berríos-Torres SI. Surgical Site Infection Research Opportunities. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 May/Jun; 18(4):401-408. PMID: 28541807.
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  43. Ban KA, Minei JP, Laronga C, Harbrecht BG, Jensen EH, Fry DE, Itani KMF, Dellinger EP, Ko CY, Duane TM. Executive Summary of the American College of Surgeons/Surgical Infection Society Surgical Site Infection Guidelines-2016 Update. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 May/Jun; 18(4):379-382. PMID: 28541808.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  44. Solomkin JS, Mazuski J, Blanchard JC, Itani KMF, Ricks P, Dellinger EP, Allen G, Kelz R, Reinke CE, Berríos-Torres SI. Introduction to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 May/Jun; 18(4):385-393. PMID: 28541804.
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  45. Shankar DA, Itani KMF, O'Brien WJ, Sanchez VM. Factors Associated With Long-term Outcomes of Umbilical Hernia Repair. JAMA Surg. 2017 05 01; 152(5):461-466. PMID: 28122076.
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  46. Chen Q, Oriel BS, Rosen AK, Greenan MA, Amirfarzan H, Mull HJ, Shapiro M, Fisichella PM, Itani KMF. Detection and potential consequences of intraoperative adverse events: A pilot study in the veterans health administration. Am J Surg. 2017 Nov; 214(5):786-791. PMID: 28464998.
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  47. Copeland LA, Graham LA, Richman JS, Rosen AK, Mull HJ, Burns EA, Whittle J, Itani KM, Hawn MT. A study to reduce readmissions after surgery in the Veterans Health Administration: design and methodology. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 03 14; 17(1):198. PMID: 28288681.
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  48. Mull HJ, Rivard PE, Legler A, Pizer SD, Hawn MT, Itani KMF, Rosen AK. Comparing definitions of outpatient surgery: Implications for quality measurement. Am J Surg. 2017 Aug; 214(2):186-192. PMID: 28233538.
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  49. Valle JA, Graham L, DeRussy A, Itani K, Hawn MT, Maddox TM. Triple Antithrombotic Therapy and Outcomes in Post-PCI Patients Undergoing Non-cardiac Surgery. World J Surg. 2017 Feb; 41(2):423-432. PMID: 27734083.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  50. Sharma G, Schouten JA, Itani KM. Repair of a bowel-containing, scrotal hernia with incarceration contributed by femorofemoral bypass graft. J Surg Case Rep. 2017 Jan 08; 2017(1). PMID: 28069880.
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  51. Emamaullee JA, Itani KMF. Profiles in surgical research: Mary T. Hawn, MD, MPH, FACS. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2017 01; 102(1):26-32. PMID: 28925609.
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  52. Liang MK, Holihan JL, Itani K, Alawadi ZM, Gonzalez JR, Askenasy EP, Ballecer C, Chong HS, Goldblatt MI, Greenberg JA, Harvin JA, Keith JN, Martindale RG, Orenstein S, Richmond B, Roth JS, Szotek P, Towfigh S, Tsuda S, Vaziri K, Berger DH. Ventral Hernia Management: Expert Consensus Guided by Systematic Review. Ann Surg. 2017 01; 265(1):80-89. PMID: 28009730.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  53. Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Pizer SD, Itani KM. Association Between Postoperative Admission and Location of Hernia Surgery: A Matched Case-Control Study in the Veterans Administration. JAMA Surg. 2016 12 01; 151(12):1187-1190. PMID: 27682221.
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  54. Ban KA, Minei JP, Laronga C, Harbrecht BG, Jensen EH, Fry DE, Itani KM, Dellinger EP, Ko CY, Duane TM. American College of Surgeons and Surgical Infection Society: Surgical Site Infection Guidelines, 2016 Update. J Am Coll Surg. 2017 01; 224(1):59-74. PMID: 27915053.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  55. Bennett-Guerrero E, Berry SM, Bergese SD, Fleshner PR, Minkowitz HS, Segura-Vasi AM, Itani KMF, Henderson KW, Rackowski FP, Aberle LH, Stryjewski ME, Corey GR, Allenby KS. A randomized, blinded, multicenter trial of a gentamicin vancomycin gel (DFA-02) in patients undergoing abdominal surgery. Am J Surg. 2017 Jun; 213(6):1003-1009. PMID: 27989501.
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  56. Elwy AR, Itani KM, Bokhour BG, Mueller NM, Glickman ME, Zhao S, Rosen AK, Lynge D, Perkal M, Brotschi EA, Sanchez VM, Gallagher TH. Surgeons' Disclosures of Clinical Adverse Events. JAMA Surg. 2016 11 01; 151(11):1015-1021. PMID: 27438083.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  57. Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Rivard PE, Itani KMF. Defining Outpatient Surgery: Perspectives of Surgical Staff in the Veterans Health Administration. Am Surg. 2016 Nov 01; 82(11):1142-1145. PMID: 28877817.
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  58. Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Rivard PE, Itani KM. Defining Outpatient Surgery: Perspectives of Surgical Staff in the Veterans Health Administration. Am Surg. 2016 Nov 01; 82(11):1142-1145. PMID: 28206946.
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  59. Itani KM. New Findings in Ventral Incisional Hernia Repair. JAMA. 2016 Oct 18; 316(15):1551-1552. PMID: 27750293.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  60. Oriel BS, Chen Q, Itani KM. The impact of surgical hand antisepsis technique on surgical site infection. Am J Surg. 2017 Jan; 213(1):24-29. PMID: 27817826.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  61. Morris MS, Graham LA, Richman JS, Hollis RH, Jones CE, Wahl T, Itani KM, Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Copeland L, Burns E, Telford G, Whittle J, Wilson M, Knight SJ, Hawn MT. Postoperative 30-day Readmission: Time to Focus on What Happens Outside the Hospital. Ann Surg. 2016 10; 264(4):621-31. PMID: 27355263.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  62. Oriel BS, Chen Q, Wong K, Itani KMF. Effect of Hand Antisepsis Agent Selection and Population Characteristics on Surgical Site Infection Pathogens. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 May/Jun; 18(4):413-418. PMID: 27661850.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  63. Hollis RH, Holcomb CN, Valle JA, Smith BP, DeRussy AJ, Graham LA, Richman JS, Itani KM, Maddox TM, Hawn MT. Coronary angiography and failure to rescue after postoperative myocardial infarction in patients with coronary stents undergoing noncardiac surgery. Am J Surg. 2016 Nov; 212(5):814-822.e1. PMID: 27640120.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  64. Oriel BS, Itani KM. Surgical Hand Antisepsis and Surgical Site Infections. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Dec; 17(6):632-644. PMID: 27508334.
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  65. Jones CE, Hollis RH, Wahl TS, Oriel BS, Itani KM, Morris MS, Hawn MT. Transitional care interventions and hospital readmissions in surgical populations: a systematic review. Am J Surg. 2016 Aug; 212(2):327-35. PMID: 27353404.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  66. Emamaullee JA, Itani KM. Profiles in surgical research: Anthony Atala, MD, FAC5. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2016 May; 101(5):30-5. PMID: 27311231.
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  67. Holcomb CN, Graham LA, Richman JS, Itani KM, Maddox TM, Hawn MT. The Incremental Risk of Coronary Stents on Postoperative Adverse Events: A Matched Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2016 May; 263(5):924-30. PMID: 25894416.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  68. Holcomb CN, Hollis RH, Graham LA, Richman JS, Valle JA, Itani KM, Maddox TM, Hawn MT. Association of Coronary Stent Indication With Postoperative Outcomes Following Noncardiac Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2016 05 01; 151(5):462-9. PMID: 26720292.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  69. Itani KM. Validation of the 30-Day Postoperative Mortality Standard and Its Relevance. JAMA Surg. 2016 05 01; 151(5):423. PMID: 26746566.
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  70. Tobler WD, Itani KM. Current Status and Challenges of Laparoscopy in Ventral Hernia Repair. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016 Apr; 26(4):281-9. PMID: 27027828.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  71. Liang MK, Holihan JL, Itani K, Alawadi ZM, Gonzalez JR, Askenasy EP, Ballecer C, Chong HS, Goldblatt MI, Greenberg JA, Harvin JA, Keith JN, Martindale RG, Orenstein S, Richmond B, Roth JS, Szotek P, Towfigh S, Tsuda S, Vaziri K, Berger DH. Ventral Hernia Management: Expert Consensus Guided by Systematic Review. Ann Surg. 2016 Mar 15. PMID: 26982687.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  72. O'Neal PB, Itani KM. Antimicrobial Formulation and Delivery in the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Jun; 17(3):275-85. PMID: 26910558.
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  73. Hollis RH, Singletary BA, McMurtrie JT, Graham LA, Richman JS, Holcomb CN, Itani KM, Maddox TM, Hawn MT. Blood Transfusion and 30-Day Mortality in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease and Anemia Following Noncardiac Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2016 Feb; 151(2):139-45. PMID: 26444569.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  74. Chen Q, Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Borzecki AM, Pilver C, Itani KM. Measuring readmissions after surgery: do different methods tell the same story? Am J Surg. 2016 Jul; 212(1):24-33. PMID: 26506557.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  75. Itani KM. Care Bundles and Prevention of Surgical Site Infection in Colorectal Surgery. JAMA. 2015 Jul 21; 314(3):289-90. PMID: 26197189.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  76. Sidhwa F, Itani KM. Skin preparation before surgery: options and evidence. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2015 Feb; 16(1):14-23. PMID: 25761076.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  77. Holcomb CN, Graham LA, Richman JS, Rhyne RR, Itani KM, Maddox TM, Hawn MT. The incremental risk of noncardiac surgery on adverse cardiac events following coronary stenting. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Dec 30; 64(25):2730-9. PMID: 25541124.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  78. Branch-Elliman W, Strymish J, Itani KM, Gupta K. Using clinical variables to guide surgical site infection detection: a novel surveillance strategy. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Dec; 42(12):1291-5. PMID: 25465259.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  79. Mull HJ, Chen Q, Shwartz M, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Measuring surgical quality: which measure should we trust? JAMA Surg. 2014 Nov; 149(11):1210-2. PMID: 25250973.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  80. Chen Q, Tsai TC, Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Itani KM. Using a composite readmission measure to assess surgical quality in the Veterans Health Administration: how well does it correlate with established surgical measures? JAMA Surg. 2014 Nov; 149(11):1206-7. PMID: 25207493.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  81. Graham LA, Singletary BA, Richman JS, Maddox TM, Itani KM, Hawn MT. Improved adverse postoperative outcomes with revised American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for patients with cardiac stents. JAMA Surg. 2014 Nov; 149(11):1113-20. PMID: 25188466.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  82. Richman JS, Itani KM, Deierhoi RJ, Henderson WG, Hawn MT. Improved outcomes associated with a revised quality measure for continuing perioperative ß-blockade. JAMA Surg. 2014 Oct; 149(10):1031-7. PMID: 25141795.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  83. Prochazka AV, Fink AS, Bartenfeld D, Henderson WG, Nyirenda C, Webb A, Berger DH, Itani K, Whitehill T, Edwards J, Wilson M, Karsonovich C, Parmelee P. Patient perceptions of surgical informed consent: is repeat back helpful or harmful? J Patient Saf. 2014 Sep; 10(3):140-5. PMID: 24522223.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  84. Sheridan RL, Shumaker PR, King DR, Wright CD, Itani KM, Cancio LC. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 15-2014. A man in the military who was injured by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. N Engl J Med. 2014 May 15; 370(20):1931-40. PMID: 24827038.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  85. Rosen AK, Chen Q, Borzecki AM, Shin M, Itani KM, Shwartz M. Using estimated true safety event rates versus flagged safety event rates: does it change hospital profiling and payment? Health Serv Res. 2014 Oct; 49(5):1426-45. PMID: 24779721.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  86. Silber JH, Romano PS, Itani KM, Rosen AK, Small D, Lipner RS, Bosk CL, Wang Y, Halenar MJ, Korovaichuk S, Even-Shoshan O, Volpp KG. Assessing the effects of the 2003 resident duty hours reform on internal medicine board scores. Acad Med. 2014 Apr; 89(4):644-51. PMID: 24556772.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  87. Itani KM. Longer length of stay or readmissions: can we achieve a balance? Am J Surg. 2014 Apr; 207(4):457-8. PMID: 24674825.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  88. Itani KM, Shorr AF. FDA guidance for ABSSSI trials: implications for conducting and interpreting clinical trials. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jan; 58 Suppl 1:S4-9. PMID: 24343831.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  89. Mull HJ, Borzecki AM, Loveland S, Hickson K, Chen Q, MacDonald S, Shin MH, Cevasco M, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Detecting adverse events in surgery: comparing events detected by the Veterans Health Administration Surgical Quality Improvement Program and the Patient Safety Indicators. Am J Surg. 2014 Apr; 207(4):584-95. PMID: 24290888.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  90. Itani KM. This is not your father's VA. JAMA Surg. 2013 Nov; 148(11):1056. PMID: 24026019.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  91. Hawn MT, Graham LA, Richman JS, Itani KM, Henderson WG, Maddox TM. Risk of major adverse cardiac events following noncardiac surgery in patients with coronary stents. JAMA. 2013 Oct 09; 310(14):1462-72. PMID: 24101118.
    Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  92. Deierhoi RJ, Dawes LG, Vick C, Itani KM, Hawn MT. Choice of intravenous antibiotic prophylaxis for colorectal surgery does matter. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Nov; 217(5):763-9. PMID: 24045142.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  93. Volpp KG, Small DS, Romano PS, Itani KM, Rosen AK, Even-Shoshan O, Wang Y, Bellini L, Halenar MJ, Korovaichuk S, Zhu J, Silber JH. Teaching hospital five-year mortality trends in the wake of duty hour reforms. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Aug; 28(8):1048-55. PMID: 23592241.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  94. Hawn MT, Richman JS, Vick CC, Deierhoi RJ, Graham LA, Henderson WG, Itani KM. Timing of surgical antibiotic prophylaxis and the risk of surgical site infection. JAMA Surg. 2013 Jul; 148(7):649-57. PMID: 23552769.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  95. Mull HJ, Borzecki AM, Hickson K, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Development and testing of tools to detect ambulatory surgical adverse events. J Patient Saf. 2013 Jun; 9(2):96-102. PMID: 23370221.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  96. Graham LA, Maddox TM, Itani KM, Hawn MT. Coronary stents and subsequent surgery: reported provider attitudes and practice patterns. Am Surg. 2013 May; 79(5):514-23. PMID: 23635588.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  97. Itani KM. Prospective randomized trials in surgery: we are missing the ball! J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Mar; 216(3):508. PMID: 23415406.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  98. Borzecki AM, Cevasco M, Mull H, Shin M, Itani K, Rosen AK. Improving the identification of postoperative wound dehiscence missed by the Patient Safety Indicator algorithm. Am J Surg. 2013 Jun; 205(6):674-80. PMID: 23395582.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  99. Borzecki AM, Cevasco M, Chen Q, Shin M, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Improving identification of postoperative respiratory failure missed by the patient safety indicator algorithm. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Jul-Aug; 28(4):315-23. PMID: 23221120.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  100. Kissane NA, Itani KM. A decade of ventral incisional hernia repairs with biologic acellular dermal matrix: what have we learned? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Nov; 130(5 Suppl 2):194S-202S. PMID: 23096971.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  101. Cannon JA, Altom LK, Deierhoi RJ, Morris M, Richman JS, Vick CC, Itani KM, Hawn MT. Preoperative oral antibiotics reduce surgical site infection following elective colorectal resections. Dis Colon Rectum. 2012 Nov; 55(11):1160-6. PMID: 23044677.
    Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  102. Chen Q, Borzecki AM, Cevasco M, Shin MH, Shwartz M, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Examining the relationship between processes of care and selected AHRQ patient safety indicators postoperative wound dehiscence and accidental puncture or laceration using the VA electronic medical record. Am J Med Qual. 2013 May-Jun; 28(3):206-13. PMID: 23007377.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  103. Strymish J, Branch-Elliman W, Itani KM, Williams S, Gupta K. A clinical history of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a poor predictor of preoperative colonization status and postoperative infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Nov; 33(11):1113-7. PMID: 23041809.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  104. Cevasco M, Itani KM. Ventral hernia repair with synthetic, composite, and biologic mesh: characteristics, indications, and infection profile. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2012 Aug; 13(4):209-15. PMID: 22913337.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  105. Altom LK, Deierhoi RJ, Grams J, Richman JS, Vick CC, Henderson WG, Itani KM, Hawn MT. Association between Surgical Care Improvement Program venous thromboembolism measures and postoperative events. Am J Surg. 2012 Nov; 204(5):591-7. PMID: 22906249.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  106. Borzecki AM, Cowan AJ, Cevasco M, Shin MH, Shwartz M, Itani K, Rosen AK. Is development of postoperative venous thromboembolism related to thromboprophylaxis use? A case-control study in the Veterans Health Administration. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012 Aug; 38(8):348-58. PMID: 22946252.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  107. Itani KM, Biswas P, Reisman A, Bhattacharyya H, Baruch AM. Clinical efficacy of oral linezolid compared with intravenous vancomycin for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-complicated skin and soft tissue infections: a retrospective, propensity score-matched, case-control analysis. Clin Ther. 2012 Aug; 34(8):1667-73.e1. PMID: 22770644.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  108. Itani KM, Rosen M, Vargo D, Awad SS, Denoto G, Butler CE. Prospective study of single-stage repair of contaminated hernias using a biologic porcine tissue matrix: the RICH Study. Surgery. 2012 Sep; 152(3):498-505. PMID: 22763262.
    Citations: 36     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCTClinical Trials
  109. Reslan OM, Ebaugh JL, Gupta N, Brecher SM, Itani KM, Raffetto JD. Acute expansion of a hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-infected abdominal aortic aneurysm. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Jul; 26(5):732.e1-6. PMID: 22664293.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  110. Shea JA, Willett LL, Borman KR, Itani KM, McDonald FS, Call SA, Chaudhry S, Adams M, Chacko KM, Volpp KG, Arora VM. Anticipated consequences of the 2011 duty hours standards: views of internal medicine and surgery program directors. Acad Med. 2012 Jul; 87(7):895-903. PMID: 22622221.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  111. Kaafarani HM, Hawn MT, Itani KM. Individual surgical decision-making and comparative effectiveness research. Surgery. 2012 Nov; 152(5):787-9. PMID: 22657726.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  112. Abi-Haidar Y, Sanchez V, Williams SA, Itani KM. Revisiting percutaneous cholecystostomy for acute cholecystitis based on a 10-year experience. Arch Surg. 2012 May; 147(5):416-22. PMID: 22785633.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  113. Rosen MJ, Denoto G, Itani KM, Butler C, Vargo D, Smiell J, Rutan R. Evaluation of surgical outcomes of retro-rectus versus intraperitoneal reinforcement with bio-prosthetic mesh in the repair of contaminated ventral hernias. Hernia. 2013 Feb; 17(1):31-5. PMID: 22415440.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  114. Hawn MT, Graham LA, Richman JR, Itani KM, Plomondon ME, Altom LK, Henderson WG, Bryson CL, Maddox TM. The incidence and timing of noncardiac surgery after cardiac stent implantation. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Apr; 214(4):658-66; discussion 666-7. PMID: 22341201.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  115. Rosen AK, Itani KM, Cevasco M, Kaafarani HM, Hanchate A, Shin M, Shwartz M, Loveland S, Chen Q, Borzecki A. Validating the patient safety indicators in the Veterans Health Administration: do they accurately identify true safety events? Med Care. 2012 Jan; 50(1):74-85. PMID: 21993057.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  116. Abi-Haidar Y, Gupta K, Strymish J, Williams SA, Itani KM. Factors associated with post-operative conversion to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus positivity or infection in initially MRSA-negative patients. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2011 Dec; 12(6):435-42. PMID: 22142319.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  117. Hawn MT, Vick CC, Richman J, Holman W, Deierhoi RJ, Graham LA, Henderson WG, Itani KM. Surgical site infection prevention: time to move beyond the surgical care improvement program. Ann Surg. 2011 Sep; 254(3):494-9; discussion 499-501. PMID: 21817889.
    Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  118. Gupta K, Strymish J, Abi-Haidar Y, Williams SA, Itani KM. Preoperative nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus status, surgical prophylaxis, and risk-adjusted postoperative outcomes in veterans. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Aug; 32(8):791-6. PMID: 21768763.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  119. Sanchez VM, Abi-Haidar YE, Itani KM. Mesh infection in ventral incisional hernia repair: incidence, contributing factors, and treatment. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2011 Jun; 12(3):205-10. PMID: 21767146.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  120. Abi-Haidar Y, Sanchez V, Itani KM. Risk factors and outcomes of acute versus elective groin hernia surgery. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Sep; 213(3):363-9. PMID: 21680204.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  121. Rosen AK, Itani KM. Validating the patient safety indicators in the Veterans Health Administration: are they ready for prime time? J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):921-3. PMID: 21620288.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  122. Chen Q, Rosen AK, Cevasco M, Shin M, Itani KM, Borzecki AM. Detecting patient safety indicators: How valid is "foreign body left during procedure" in the Veterans Health Administration? J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):977-83. PMID: 21489830.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  123. Cevasco M, Borzecki AM, O'Brien WJ, Chen Q, Shin MH, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Validity of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections". J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):984-90. PMID: 21489833.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  124. Cevasco M, Borzecki AM, McClusky DA, Chen Q, Shin MH, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Positive predictive value of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative wound dehiscence". J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):962-7. PMID: 21489829.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  125. Borzecki AM, Cevasco M, Chen Q, Shin M, Itani KM, Rosen AK. How valid is the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangement"? J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):968-976.e1-2. PMID: 21489834.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  126. Borzecki AM, Kaafarani H, Cevasco M, Hickson K, Macdonald S, Shin M, Itani KM, Rosen AK. How valid is the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma"? J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):946-953.e1-2. PMID: 21474344.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  127. Cevasco M, Borzecki AM, Chen Q, Zrelak PA, Shin M, Romano PS, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Positive predictive value of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "Postoperative Sepsis": implications for practice and policy. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):954-61. PMID: 21474345.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  128. Borzecki AM, Kaafarani HM, Utter GH, Romano PS, Shin MH, Chen Q, Itani KM, Rosen AK. How valid is the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative respiratory failure"? J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):935-45. PMID: 21474343.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  129. Itani KM, Hoballah J, Kaafarani H, Crisostomo AC, Michelassi F. Could international medical graduates offer a solution to the surgical workforce crisis? Balancing national interest and global responsibility. Surgery. 2011 May; 149(5):597-600. PMID: 21429545.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  130. Rosen AK, Mull HJ, Kaafarani H, Nebeker J, Shimada S, Helwig A, Nordberg B, Long B, Savitz LA, Shanahan CW, Itani K. Applying trigger tools to detect adverse events associated with outpatient surgery. J Patient Saf. 2011 Mar; 7(1):45-59. PMID: 21921867.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  131. Kaafarani HM, Borzecki AM, Itani KM, Loveland S, Mull HJ, Hickson K, Macdonald S, Shin M, Rosen AK. Validity of selected Patient Safety Indicators: opportunities and concerns. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):924-34. PMID: 20869268.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  132. Lipsky BA, Itani KM, Weigelt JA, Joseph W, Paap CM, Reisman A, Myers DE, Huang DB. The role of diabetes mellitus in the treatment of skin and skin structure infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: results from three randomized controlled trials. Int J Infect Dis. 2011 Feb; 15(2):e140-6. PMID: 21134775.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  133. Press MJ, Silber JH, Rosen AK, Romano PS, Itani KM, Zhu J, Wang Y, Even-Shoshan O, Halenar MJ, Volpp KG. The impact of resident duty hour reform on hospital readmission rates among Medicare beneficiaries. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Apr; 26(4):405-11. PMID: 21057883.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  134. Andreoli MT, Itani KM. Malignant eccrine spiradenoma: a meta-analysis of reported cases. Am J Surg. 2011 May; 201(5):695-9. PMID: 20851376.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  135. Itani KM, Merchant S, Lin SJ, Akhras K, Alandete JC, Hatoum HT. Outcomes and management costs in patients hospitalized for skin and skin-structure infections. Am J Infect Control. 2011 Feb; 39(1):42-9. PMID: 20673598.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  136. Kaafarani HM, Smith TS, Neumayer L, Berger DH, Depalma RG, Itani KM. Trends, outcomes, and predictors of open and conversion to open cholecystectomy in Veterans Health Administration hospitals. Am J Surg. 2010 Jul; 200(1):32-40. PMID: 20637334.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  137. Fink AS, Prochazka AV, Henderson WG, Bartenfeld D, Nyirenda C, Webb A, Berger DH, Itani K, Whitehill T, Edwards J, Wilson M, Karsonovich C, Parmelee P. Enhancement of surgical informed consent by addition of repeat back: a multicenter, randomized controlled clinical trial. Ann Surg. 2010 Jul; 252(1):27-36. PMID: 20562609.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  138. Fink AS, Prochazka AV, Henderson WG, Bartenfeld D, Nyirenda C, Webb A, Berger DH, Itani K, Whitehill T, Edwards J, Wilson M, Karsonovich C, Parmelee P. Predictors of comprehension during surgical informed consent. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Jun; 210(6):919-26. PMID: 20510800.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  139. Kaafarani HM, Rosen AK, Nebeker JR, Shimada S, Mull HJ, Rivard PE, Savitz L, Helwig A, Shin MH, Itani KM. Development of trigger tools for surveillance of adverse events in ambulatory surgery. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010 Oct; 19(5):425-9. PMID: 20513790.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  140. Itani KM, Hur K, Kim LT, Anthony T, Berger DH, Reda D, Neumayer L. Comparison of laparoscopic and open repair with mesh for the treatment of ventral incisional hernia: a randomized trial. Arch Surg. 2010 Apr; 145(4):322-8; discussion 328. PMID: 20404280.
    Citations: 52     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  141. Kaafarani HM, Kaufman D, Reda D, Itani KM. Predictors of surgical site infection in laparoscopic and open ventral incisional herniorrhaphy. J Surg Res. 2010 Oct; 163(2):229-34. PMID: 20605590.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  142. Itani KM, Dryden MS, Bhattacharyya H, Kunkel MJ, Baruch AM, Weigelt JA. Efficacy and safety of linezolid versus vancomycin for the treatment of complicated skin and soft-tissue infections proven to be caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Am J Surg. 2010 Jun; 199(6):804-16. PMID: 20227056.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  143. Kaafarani HM, Hur K, Campasano M, Reda DJ, Itani KM. Classification and valuation of postoperative complications in a randomized trial of open versus laparoscopic ventral herniorrhaphy. Hernia. 2010 Jun; 14(3):231-5. PMID: 20213456.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  144. Darouiche RO, Wall MJ, Itani KM, Otterson MF, Webb AL, Carrick MM, Miller HJ, Awad SS, Crosby CT, Mosier MC, Alsharif A, Berger DH. Chlorhexidine-Alcohol versus Povidone-Iodine for Surgical-Site Antisepsis. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jan 07; 362(1):18-26. PMID: 20054046.
    Citations: 139     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  145. Silber JH, Rosenbaum PR, Rosen AK, Romano PS, Itani KM, Cen L, Mi L, Halenar MJ, Even-Shoshan O, Volpp KG. Prolonged hospital stay and the resident duty hour rules of 2003. Med Care. 2009 Dec; 47(12):1191-200. PMID: 19786912.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  146. Rodkey GV, Itani KM. Evaluation of healthcare quality: a tale of three giants. Am J Surg. 2009 Nov; 198(5 Suppl):S3-8. PMID: 19874932.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  147. Itani KM. Fifteen years of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program in review. Am J Surg. 2009 Nov; 198(5 Suppl):S9-S18. PMID: 19874939.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  148. Bush RL, DePalma RG, Itani KM, Henderson WG, Smith TS, Gunnar WP. Outcomes of care of abdominal aortic aneurysm in Veterans Health Administration facilities: results from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Am J Surg. 2009 Nov; 198(5 Suppl):S41-8. PMID: 19874934.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  149. Kaafarani HM, Hur K, Hirter A, Kim LT, Thomas A, Berger DH, Reda D, Itani KM. Seroma in ventral incisional herniorrhaphy: incidence, predictors and outcome. Am J Surg. 2009 Nov; 198(5):639-44. PMID: 19887192.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  150. Itani KM. A celebration and remembrance. Am J Surg. 2009 Nov; 198(5 Suppl):S1-2. PMID: 19874929.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  151. Argo JL, Vick CC, Graham LA, Itani KM, Bishop MJ, Hawn MT. Elective surgical case cancellation in the Veterans Health Administration system: identifying areas for improvement. Am J Surg. 2009 Nov; 198(5):600-6. PMID: 19887185.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  152. Itani KM. Let us not forget the Association of VA Surgeons (AVAS). Surgery. 2009 Sep; 146(3):525; author reply 525-6. PMID: 19715815.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  153. Itani KM, Fitzgibbons R, Awad SS, Duh QY, Ferzli GS. Management of recurrent inguinal hernias. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Nov; 209(5):653-8. PMID: 19854408.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  154. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM. Classification versus valuation and grading of surgical complications. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Aug; 209(2):290-1; author reply 291-2. PMID: 19632618.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  155. Rosen AK, Loveland SA, Romano PS, Itani KM, Silber JH, Even-Shoshan OO, Halenar MJ, Teng Y, Zhu J, Volpp KG. Effects of resident duty hour reform on surgical and procedural patient safety indicators among hospitalized Veterans Health Administration and Medicare patients. Med Care. 2009 Jul; 47(7):723-31. PMID: 19536029.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  156. Volpp KG, Rosen AK, Rosenbaum PR, Romano PS, Itani KM, Bellini L, Even-Shoshan O, Cen L, Wang Y, Halenar MJ, Silber JH. Did duty hour reform lead to better outcomes among the highest risk patients? J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Oct; 24(10):1149-55. PMID: 19455368.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  157. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM, Rosen AK, Zhao S, Hartmann CW, Gaba DM. How does patient safety culture in the operating room and post-anesthesia care unit compare to the rest of the hospital? Am J Surg. 2009 Jul; 198(1):70-5. PMID: 19268901.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  158. Itani KM, Akhras KS, Stellhorn R, Quintana A, Budd D, Merchant S. Outcomes associated with initial versus later vancomycin use in patients with complicated skin and skin-structure infections. Pharmacoeconomics. 2009; 27(5):421-30. PMID: 19586079.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  159. Itani KM, Kim L. Mechanical bowel preparation or not for elective colorectal surgery. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2008 Dec; 9(6):563-5. PMID: 19216667.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  160. Longo WE, Itani K, Tarpley J, Kozol RA. Association of VA Surgeons annual resident paper award winners: career paths following completion of postgraduate training. Am J Surg. 2008 Nov; 196(5):621-2. PMID: 18954595.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  161. Campbell DA, Henderson WG, Englesbe MJ, Hall BL, O'Reilly M, Bratzler D, Dellinger EP, Neumayer L, Bass BL, Hutter MM, Schwartz J, Ko C, Itani K, Steinberg SM, Siperstein A, Sawyer RG, Turner DJ, Khuri SF. Surgical site infection prevention: the importance of operative duration and blood transfusion--results of the first American College of Surgeons-National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Best Practices Initiative. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Dec; 207(6):810-20. PMID: 19183526.
    Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  162. Kaafarani HM, Atluri PV, Thornby J, Itani KM. beta-Blockade in noncardiac surgery: outcome at all levels of cardiac risk. Arch Surg. 2008 Oct; 143(10):940-4; discussion 944. PMID: 18936371.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  163. Suding P, Jensen E, Abramson MA, Itani K, Wilson SE. Definitive risk factors for anastomotic leaks in elective open colorectal resection. Arch Surg. 2008 Sep; 143(9):907-11; discussion 911-2. PMID: 18794430.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  164. Itani KM. Presidential address: International medical graduates in the surgical workforce and the Veterans Affairs hospitals: where are we coming from? Where are we going? Am J Surg. 2008 Sep; 196(3):315-22. PMID: 18718217.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  165. Wilson SE, Turpin RS, Kumar RN, Itani KM, Jensen EH, Pellissier JM, Abramson MA. Comparative costs of ertapenem and cefotetan as prophylaxis for elective colorectal surgery. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2008 Jun; 9(3):349-56. PMID: 18570576.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  166. Itani KM, Jensen EH, Finn TS, Tomassini JE, Abramson MA. Effect of body mass index and ertapenem versus cefotetan prophylaxis on surgical site infection in elective colorectal surgery. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2008 Apr; 9(2):131-7. PMID: 18426345.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  167. Hawn MT, Itani KM, Gray SH, Vick CC, Henderson W, Houston TK. Association of timely administration of prophylactic antibiotics for major surgical procedures and surgical site infection. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 May; 206(5):814-9; discussion 819-21. PMID: 18471703.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  168. Kelz RR, Freeman KM, Hosokawa PW, Asch DA, Spitz FR, Moskowitz M, Henderson WG, Mitchell ME, Itani KM. Time of day is associated with postoperative morbidity: an analysis of the national surgical quality improvement program data. Ann Surg. 2008 Mar; 247(3):544-52. PMID: 18376202.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  169. Itani KM, Hawn MT. Advances in abdominal wall hernia repair. Preface. Surg Clin North Am. 2008 Feb; 88(1):xvii-xix. PMID: 18267157.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  170. Gray SH, Hawn MT, Itani KM. Surgical progress in inguinal and ventral incisional hernia repair. Surg Clin North Am. 2008 Feb; 88(1):17-26, vii. PMID: 18267159.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  171. Zare MM, Itani KM, Schifftner TL, Henderson WG, Khuri SF. Mortality after nonemergent major surgery performed on Friday versus Monday through Wednesday. Ann Surg. 2007 Nov; 246(5):866-74. PMID: 17968181.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  172. Itani KM, Denwood R, Schifftner T, Joehl RJ, Wright C, Henderson WG, DePalma RG. Causes of high mortality in colorectal surgery: a review of episodes of care in Veterans Affairs hospitals. Am J Surg. 2007 Nov; 194(5):639-45. PMID: 17936427.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  173. Matthews RD, Anthony T, Kim LT, Wang J, Fitzgibbons RJ, Giobbie-Hurder A, Reda DJ, Itani KM, Neumayer LA. Factors associated with postoperative complications and hernia recurrence for patients undergoing inguinal hernia repair: a report from the VA Cooperative Hernia Study Group. Am J Surg. 2007 Nov; 194(5):611-7. PMID: 17936422.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  174. Fink AS, Itani KM, Campbell DC. Assessing the quality of surgical care. Surg Clin North Am. 2007 Aug; 87(4):837-52, vi. PMID: 17888783.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  175. Neumayer L, Hosokawa P, Itani K, El-Tamer M, Henderson WG, Khuri SF. Multivariable predictors of postoperative surgical site infection after general and vascular surgery: results from the patient safety in surgery study. J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Jun; 204(6):1178-87. PMID: 17544076.
    Citations: 42     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  176. Itani KM, Wilson SE, Awad SS, Jensen EH, Finn TS, Abramson MA. Polyethylene glycol versus sodium phosphate mechanical bowel preparation in elective colorectal surgery. Am J Surg. 2007 Feb; 193(2):190-4. PMID: 17236845.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  177. Itani KM, Morris PJ, Macias FC, Bevilacqua RG, Cheng SW, Ladipo JK, Brennan MF. Training of a surgeon: an international perspective. J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Mar; 204(3):478-85. PMID: 17324785.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  178. Itani KM, Wilson SE, Awad SS, Jensen EH, Finn TS, Abramson MA. Ertapenem versus cefotetan prophylaxis in elective colorectal surgery. N Engl J Med. 2006 Dec 21; 355(25):2640-51. PMID: 17182989.
    Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  179. Hawn MT, Gray SH, Vick CC, Itani KM, Bishop MJ, Ordin DL, Houston TK. Timely administration of prophylactic antibiotics for major surgical procedures. J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Dec; 203(6):803-11. PMID: 17116547.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  180. Lau WK, Mercer D, Itani KM, Nicolau DP, Kuti JL, Mansfield D, Dana A. Randomized, open-label, comparative study of piperacillin-tazobactam administered by continuous infusion versus intermittent infusion for treatment of hospitalized patients with complicated intra-abdominal infection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2006 Nov; 50(11):3556-61. PMID: 16940077.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  181. Hawn MT, Itani KM, Giobbie-Hurder A, McCarthy M, Jonasson O, Neumayer LA. Patient-reported outcomes after inguinal herniorrhaphy. Surgery. 2006 Aug; 140(2):198-205. PMID: 16904970.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  182. Hynes DM, Stroupe KT, Luo P, Giobbie-Hurder A, Reda D, Kraft M, Itani K, Fitzgibbons R, Jonasson O, Neumayer L. Cost effectiveness of laparoscopic versus open mesh hernia operation: results of a Department of Veterans Affairs randomized clinical trial. J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Oct; 203(4):447-57. PMID: 17000387.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  183. McKinnon PS, Sorensen SV, Liu LZ, Itani KM. Impact of linezolid on economic outcomes and determinants of cost in a clinical trial evaluating patients with MRSA complicated skin and soft-tissue infections. Ann Pharmacother. 2006 Jun; 40(6):1017-23. PMID: 16720705.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  184. Itani KM, Weigelt J, Li JZ, Duttagupta S. Linezolid reduces length of stay and duration of intravenous treatment compared with vancomycin for complicated skin and soft tissue infections due to suspected or proven methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2005 Dec; 26(6):442-8. PMID: 16289514.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  185. Itani KM, DePalma RG, Schifftner T, Sanders KM, Chang BK, Henderson WG, Khuri SF. Surgical resident supervision in the operating room and outcomes of care in Veterans Affairs hospitals. Am J Surg. 2005 Nov; 190(5):725-31. PMID: 16226948.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  186. Longo WE, Cheadle W, Fink A, Kozol R, DePalma R, Rege R, Neumayer L, Tarpley J, Tarpley M, Joehl R, Miller TA, Rosendale D, Itani K. The role of the Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in patient care, surgical education, research and faculty development. Am J Surg. 2005 Nov; 190(5):662-75. PMID: 16226937.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  187. Neumayer L, Fitzgibbons R, Itani K, Jonasson O. Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2005 Sep; 201(3):486-7; author reply 487-8. PMID: 16125086.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  188. Neumayer LA, Gawande AA, Wang J, Giobbie-Hurder A, Itani KM, Fitzgibbons RJ, Reda D, Jonasson O. Proficiency of surgeons in inguinal hernia repair: effect of experience and age. Ann Surg. 2005 Sep; 242(3):344-8; discussion 348-52. PMID: 16135920.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  189. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM, Petersen LA, Thornby J, Berger DH. Does resident hours reduction have an impact on surgical outcomes? J Surg Res. 2005 Jun 15; 126(2):167-71. PMID: 15919415.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  190. Wilkiemeyer M, Pappas TN, Giobbie-Hurder A, Itani KM, Jonasson O, Neumayer LA. Does resident post graduate year influence the outcomes of inguinal hernia repair? Ann Surg. 2005 Jun; 241(6):879-82; discussion 882-4. PMID: 15912037.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  191. Weigelt J, Itani K, Stevens D, Lau W, Dryden M, Knirsch C. Linezolid versus vancomycin in treatment of complicated skin and soft tissue infections. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2005 Jun; 49(6):2260-6. PMID: 15917519.
    Citations: 77     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  192. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM, Giobbie-Hurder A, Gleysteen JJ, McCarthy M, Gibbs J, Neumayer L. Does surgeon frustration and satisfaction with the operation predict outcomes of open or laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair? J Am Coll Surg. 2005 May; 200(5):677-83. PMID: 15848357.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  193. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM. The surgeon's ego and reporting of clinical failure. Br J Surg. 2005 Jan; 92(1):122. PMID: 15635651.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  194. Weigelt J, Kaafarani HM, Itani KM, Swanson RN. Linezolid eradicates MRSA better than vancomycin from surgical-site infections. Am J Surg. 2004 Dec; 188(6):760-6. PMID: 15619496.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  195. Itani KM, Neumayer L, Reda D, Kim L, Anthony T. Repair of ventral incisional hernia: the design of a randomized trial to compare open and laparoscopic surgical techniques. Am J Surg. 2004 Dec; 188(6A Suppl):22S-29S. PMID: 15610889.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  196. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM, Thornby J, Berger DH. Thirty-day and one-year predictors of death in noncardiac major surgical procedures. Am J Surg. 2004 Nov; 188(5):495-9. PMID: 15546557.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  197. Nguyen L, Fagan SP, Lee TC, Aoki N, Itani KM, Berger DH, Awad SS. Use of a predictive equation for diagnosis of acute gangrenous cholecystitis. Am J Surg. 2004 Nov; 188(5):463-6. PMID: 15546551.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans