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The TriHealth Hatton Research Institute, TriHealth's research center, provides space for supporting leading edge research and enhancing opportunities for research and education through state of the art facilities that include biomedical bench research laboratories, a minimally invasive surgery training center with simulators and dedicated robotic da Vinci surgical systems, and conference rooms fully equipped with audiovisual technologies wired directly to hospital operating rooms.

Good Samaritan Hospital and its Department of Surgery now own multiple da Vinci surgical systems, with a variety of uses employed in the areas of cardiothoracic surgery, urology, and gynecology. With ongoing robotic research occurring in the Hatton Research Institute, surgical teams, both nationally and internationally, have traveled to Good Samaritan Hospital to learn how to use and perfect their techniques on the da Vinci surgical system.



Anderson R, Dunki-Jacobs E, Burnett N, Scoggins C, McMasters K, Martin RC. A Cost Analysis of Somatostatin use in the Prevention of Pancreatic Fistula after Pancreatectomy. World J Surg. 2014 Aug;38(8):2138-44.

Dunki-Jacobs EM, Philips P, Martin RC, 2nd. Evaluation of resistance as a measure of successful tumor ablation during irreversible electroporation of the pancreas. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. Feb 2014;218(2):179-187.

Dunki-Jacobs EM, Philips P, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Martin RC, 2nd. Stroke volume variation in hepatic resection: a replacement for standard central venous pressure monitoring. Annals of Surgical Oncology. Feb 2014;21(2):473-478.

Doepker MP, Gregg JL, Meeker G, Ellis B, Grannan K. Does the Use of Newer Technology to Divide the Mesoappendix Result in Less Bleeding? A Retrospective Analysis. Journal of Current Surgery. 2014;4(1):6-9.

Main WPL, Kelley SR. Minimally Invasive versus Open Surgery for Rectal Cancer: An Overview and Current Status. OA Minimally Invasive Surgery 2014 March 10;2(1):3.

Malaisrie SC, Barnhart GR, Farivar RS, et al (Smith, J.M). Current era minimally invasive aortic valve replacement: techniques and practice. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Jan 2014;147(1):6-14.

Matta A, Kelley SR. Gluteal Compartment Syndrome after Robotic Left Adrenalectomy. American Surgeon. 2014;80(4):e101-e102.

Neville PMS, Kuhn BA, Recht MH, Muck PE. Upper Extremity Approaches for Carotid Stenting: The utility of transradial and transbrachial access for difficult arch anatomy. Endovascular Today. March 2014.

Santin BJ, Neville P, Recht M, Kuhn B, Muck P. Initial Experience with HARMONIC FOCUS Inguinal Exposure in Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair. Annals of Vascular Surgery. Feb 11 2014.


Cannon RM, Brown RE, St Hill CR, Dunki-Jacobs E, Martin RC 2nd, McMasters KM, Scoggins CR. Negative effects of transfused blood components after hepatectomy for metastatic colorectal cancer. Am Surg. 2013 Jan;79(1):35-9.

Egger ME, Huber KM, Dunki-Jacobs EM, Quillo AR, Scoggins CR, Martin RC 2nd, Stromberg AJ, McMasters KM, Callender GG. Incidence of sentinel lymph node involvement in a modern, large series of desmoplastic melanoma. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jul;217(1):37-44.

Lohr JM, Bush RL. Venous disease in women: epidemiology, manifestations, and treatment. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Apr;57(4 Suppl):37S-45S.

Matthews MA, Satiani B, Lohr JM. Trends in a changing vascular practice environment for members of the Society for Vascular Surgery. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Feb;57(2):586-592.

Van Arendonk KJ, Tymitz KM, Gearhart SL, Stem M, Lidor AO. Outcomes and costs of elective surgery for diverticular disease: a comparison with other diseases requiring colectomy. JAMA Surg. 2013 Apr 1;148(4):316-21.


Egger ME, Dunki-Jacobs EM, Callender GG, Quillo AR, Scoggins CR, Martin RC 2nd, Stromberg AJ, McMasters KM. Outcomes and prognostic factors in nodular melanomas. Surgery. 2012 Oct;152(4):652-9.

Egger ME, Tabler BL, Dunki-Jacobs EM, Callender GG, Scoggins CR, Martin RC 2nd, Quillo AR, Stromberg AJ, McMasters KM. Clinicopathologic and survival differences between upper and lower extremity melanomas. Am

Dunki-Jacobs E, Grannan K, McDonough S, Engel AM. Clinically unsuspected papillary microcarcinomas of the thyroid: a common finding with favorable biology?Am J Surg. 2012 Feb;203(2):140-4.

Dunki-Jacobs EM, Martin RC. Endoscopic therapy for Barrett's esophagus: a review of its emerging role in optimal diagnosis and endoluminal therapy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 May;19(5):1575-82.

Ellis MJ, Ding L, Shen D, Luo J, Suman VJ, Wallis JW, Van Tine BA, Hoog J, Goiffon RJ, Goldstein TC, Ng S, Lin L, Crowder R, Snider J, Ballman K, Weber J, Chen K, Koboldt DC, Kandoth C, Schierding WS, McMichael JF, Miller CA, Lu C, Harris CC, McLellan MD, Wendl MC, DeSchryver K, Allred DC, Esserman L, Unzeitig G, Margenthaler J, Babiera GV, Marcom PK, Guenther JM, Leitch M, Hunt K, Olson J, Tao Y, Maher CA, Fulton LL, Fulton RS, Harrison M, Oberkfell B, Du F, Demeter R, Vickery TL, Elhammali A, Piwnica-Worms H, McDonald S, Watson M, Dooling DJ, Ota D, Chang LW, Bose R, Ley TJ, Piwnica-Worms D, Stuart JM, Wilson RK, Mardis ER. Whole-genome analysis informs breast cancer response to aromatase inhibition. Nature. 2012 Jun 10;486(7403):353-60.

Hassan M, Kerdok A, Engel A, Gersch K, Smith JM. Near infrared fluorescence imaging with ICG in TECAB surgery using the da Vinci Si surgical system in a canine model. J Card Surg. 2012 Mar;27(2):158-62.

Hassan M, Smith JM. Robotic assisted excision of a left ventricular myxoma. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;14(1):113-4.

Kelley SR, Engel AM, Knudson JJ, Clark BJ, Doepker MP, Guenther MJ. Do Basic Laboratory Tests Add Value in Predicting the Severity of Appendicitis in an Adult Patient Population - And does it make a Difference in how Severity is Defined? Am Surg. 2012 Mar;78(3):175-7.

LaBella GD, Tang J. Removal of Totally Implantable Venous Access Port (TIAP) - Book chapter. Totally Implantable Venous Access Devices - Management in Mid and Long Term Clinical Setting. Di Carlo I, Biffi R (eds). Springer 2012 (ISBN 978-88-470-2372-7).

Snyder J, Engel AM, White KC, Budiansky N, Smith JM. Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Device: Evaluation of Surgical Implant and in Vivo Corrosion Performance. Surgical Science, 2012;3:28-33.


Berg DB, Engel AM, Saba A, Hatton EK. Differences in public belief and reality in the care of operative patients in a teaching hospital. J Surg Educ. 2011 Jan-Feb;68(1):10-8.

Christian K, Engel AM, Smith JM. Predictors and outcomes of prolonged ventilation after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Am Surg. 2011 Jul;77(7):942-7.

Doepker M, Chang CK, Engel A. Biliary Cystadenoma: Case Series and Review of the Literature. Am Sur. 2011 Apr:77(4):505-6.

Gibler J, Nyswonger G, Engel AM, Grannan K, Welling R. Improving satisfaction ratings of surgical patients from referral to follow-up in the faculty medical center clinic. J Surg Educ. 2011 Sep-Oct;68(5):360-4.

Grannan K, Snyder J, McDonough S, Engel A, Farnum J. Operative Decision-Making for Follicular Thyroid Lesions: A Community Hospital System Experience The Am Sur. 2011 Apr;77(4): 443-446.

Grisham A, Borzotta A, Persson P. Idiopathic Spontaneous Intraperitoneal Hemorrhage: One Year Post Trauma Splenectomy. Am Surg. 2011 Jan;77(1):110-111.

Kelley SR. Good Samaritan Hospital and its Department of Surgery - An Illustrated History. Cincinnati Book Publishers 2011 (ISBN 978-0-9836173-0-3).

Kelley SR, Roedersheimer LR, Kilaru SP. A Case of Profuse Bleeding from the Internal Jugular Vein after Placement of a Temporary Non-tunneled Dual Lumen Hemodialysis Catheter. Am Surg. 2011 Feb;77(2):232-3.

Kelley SR, Kerlakian GM. A Rare Case of Secondary Bacterial Peritonitis from Clostridium perfringes in an Adult Patient with non-Cirrhotic Ascites and a Krukenberg Tumor. Case Reports in Medicine. 2011 July.

Maccarone G, Shakoor T, Ellis B. Air embolism after percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage and subsequent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Endoscopy. 2011 Dec;43 Suppl 2 UCTN:E399.

Thors A, Muck P. Resorbable Inferior Vena Cava Filters: Trial in an In-vivo Porcine Model. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Mar;22(3):330-5.

Tymitz K, Engel A, McDonough S, Hendy MP, Kerlakian G. Changes in ghrelin levels following bariatric surgery: review of the literature. Obes Surg. 2011 Jan;21(1):125-30.

Vornehm ND, Kelley SR, Ellis BJ. Parastomal Small Bowel Evisceration as a result of Pyoderma Gangrenosum in a patient with Crohn's Disease: A Case Report. Am Surg. 2011 July;77(7): 150-151.


Kelley SR, Welling RE. Good Samaritan Hospital and its Department of Surgery: A Historical Perspective. Am Surg. 2010 May; 76(5):470-3.

Knudson JJ, Saba A. Laparoscopic enucleation of a dermoid cyst of the cecal mesentery. Am Surg. 2010 Aug;76(8):139-41.

Lohr JM, Fellner AN. Isolated calf vein thrombosis should be treated with anticoagulation. Dis Mon. 2010 Oct;56(10):590-600.

Lohr J, Kulwicki A. Radiofrequency Ablation: Evolution of a Treatment. Seminars in Vascular Surgery. 2010; 23:90-100.

Park J, LaBella G, McDonough B, Tender PM, Isho M, Tangen L. A Stercoral Sigmoid Ulcer Masquerading as Perforated Diverticulitis. Am Surg. 2010 Mar; 76(3):346-7.

Thors A, Dunki-Jacobs E, Engel AM, McDonough S, Welling RE. Does participation in graduate medical education contribute to improved patient outcomes as outlined by surgical care improvement project guidelines? J Surg Educ. 2010 Jan-Feb; 67(1):9-13.


Engel AM, McDonough S, Smith JM. Does an obese body mass index affect hospital outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery? Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Dec; 88(6):1793-800.

Hamed O, Persson PJ, Engel AM, McDonough S, Smith JM. Gender Differences in Outcomes following Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery. International Journal of Surgery, 2009; 7:214-217.

Kelley SR, Goel TK, Smith JM. Pheochromocytoma presenting as acute severe congestive heart failure, dilated cardiomyopathy, and severe mitral valvular regurgitation: a case report and review of the literature. J Surg Educ. 2009 Mar-Apr; 66(2):96-101.

Kelley SR, Lohr JM. Retained wireless video enteroscopy capsule: a case report and review of the literature. J Surg Educ. 2009 Sep-Oct; 66(5):296-300.

Nebel C, Gersch K, Smith JM, Roedersheimer LR, Friedstrom S. Successful treatment of ascending aortic graft and valve endocarditis after debulking splenectomy for invasive aspergillosis and mucor. Am Surg. 2009 Dec; 75(12):1253-5.

Nebel C, Kulwicki A, Muck P. An unusual arterial line complication. Am Surg. 2009 Nov; 75(11):1148-9.

Wakefield TW, McLafferty RB, Lohr JM, Caprini JA, Billespie DL, Passman MA. Call to Action to Prevent Venous Thromboembolism. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Jun; 49(6):1620-1623.

Welling R, Grannan K, Pierce-Boggs K, Engel A. Graduate Medical Education as the Driver for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety: A National Initiative of Independent Academic Medical Centers. J Surg Educ. 2009 Nov-Dec; 66(6):336-9.

Zusan E, Smith JM, Parker T. Proteus syndrome: a case report. Am Surg. 2009 Sep; 75(9):853-6.


Chu MW, Gersch KA, Rodriguez E, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Robotic "haircut" mitral valve repair: posterior leaflet-plasty. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Apr;85(4):1460-2.

Darido E, Smith JM, Engel AM. Predictors of Type II Neurological Complications following Coronary Artery bypass graft surgery. International Surgery. 2008 May-Jun; 93(3):133-8.

Hamed O, Kerlakian G, MD , Engel A, Bollmer C. Outcome of Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass in Super Obese Patients. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2008 Sep-Oct; 4(5):618-24.

Hamed O, Muck PE, Smith JM, Krallman K, Griffith NM. Use of vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy in treating lymphatic complications after vascular procedures: new approach for lymphoceles. J Vasc Surg. 2008 Dec; 48(6):1520-3, 1523.

Hassan M, Kerlakian G, Curry T, Engel A, Bollmer C. Comparing Outcomes of Hand-Assisted vs Total Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 2008; 4:91-95.

Hurt A, Smith JM, Engel AM. Predictors and outcomes associated with intraoperative aortic dissection in cardiac surgery. Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 2008 Sep-Oct; 23(5):422-5.

McLafferty RB, Passman MA, Caprini JA, Rooke TW, Markwell SA, Lohr JM, Meissner MH, Ekl BG, Wakefield TW, Dalsing MC. Increasing awareness about venous disease: The American Venous Forum expands the National Venous Screening Program. J Vasc Surg. 2008 Aug; 48(2):394-9.

Park J, Ellis B, Juergens C. Laparoscopic resection of Osler-Weber-Rendu Lesion. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2008; 12(2):180-182.

Risucci DA, Numann PJ, Welling R, Pfingsten MF, Blair PG, Sachdeva AK. Reactions of surgical program directors to a web-based interactive educational program focusing on cognitive skills. J Surg Educ. 2008 Nov-Dec;65(6):470-5.

Smith JM, Stein H. Endoscopic Placement of Multiple Artificial Chordae with Robotic Assistance and Nitinol Clip Fixation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2008; 135(3):610-614.


Crace PP, Grisham A, Kerlakian G. Jejunal Diverticular Disease with Unborn Enterolith Presenting as a Small Bowel Obstruction: A Case Report. The American Surgeon 2007; 73:703-705.

Fan Z, Roedersheimer LR, Lohr J. Systemic Thrombolysis using Tissue Plasminogen Activator for a Patient with Paradoxic Embolism: A Case Report. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2007; 41(2):136-139.

Hassan M, Powell K, Kerlakian G. Colo-Colonic Intussusception in the Adult: Case Report and Literature Review. Abdominal Surgery 2007 Spring:14-16.

Kasper G, Welling RE, Waldis AR, CaJacob DE, Grisham A, Tomsick T, Gluckman J, Muck P. Multidisciplinary Approach to Carotid Paragangliomas. Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2007; 40(6): 467-474.

McLafferty R, Lohr J, Caprini J, Passman M, Padberg F, Rooke T, Bush R, Zakaria A, Flinn W, Eklof B, Dalsing M, Markwell S, Wakefield T. Results of the National Pilot Screening Program for Venous Disease by the American Venous Forum. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007; 45(1):142-148.

Meissner M, Eklof B, Gloviczki P, Lohr J, Lurie F, Kistner R, Moneta G, Wakefield T. Mapping the Future: Organizational, Clinical, and Research Priorities in Venous Disease. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007:46(S):84S-93S.

Meissner M, Eklof B, Lohr J, Lurie F, Kistner R, Wakefield T. Preface: Acute and Chronic Venous Disease. Current Status and Future Directions. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007:46(S): 1S-3S.

Meissner M, Moneta G, Burnand K, Gloviczki P, Lohr J, Lurie F, Mattos M, McLafferty R, Mozes G, Rutherford R, Padberg F, Sumner D. The Hemodynamics and Diagnosis of Venous Disease. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007:46(S): 4S-24S.

Murphy D, Smith JM, Siwek L, Langford DA, Robinson JR, Reynolds B, Seshadri-Kreaden U, Engel AM. Multicenter Mitral Valve Study: a Lateral Approach using the daVinci Surgical System. Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery 2007; 2(2):56-61.

Park J, Tymitz K, Engel A, Welling RE. Computerized Rounding in a Community Hospital Surgery Residency Program. Journal of Surgical Education 2007; 64(6): 357-360.

Rhoades T, Lohr J, Jennings M. Symptoms of Acute Appendicitis Caused by Primary Neuroma of the Appendix. American Surgeon 2007; 73(8):401-405.

Ritchison A, Smith JM, Engel A. Gender Differences in Diabetic Patients following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 2007; 22(5):401-405.

Smith JM, So R, Engel A. Clinical Predictors of Mortality from Infective Endocarditis. International Journal of Surgery 2007:5(1):31-34.

Smith JM, Stein H, Engel AM, McDonough S, Lonneman L. Complex Endoscopic Mitral Valve Repair Utilizing a Robotic Controlled Atrial Retractor. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2007; 84(2):633-637.

Tabuenca A, Welling R, Sachdeva AK, Blair PG, Horvath K, Tarpley J, Savino JA, Gray R, Gulley J, Arnold T, Wolfe K, Risucci DA. Multi-institutional validation of a web-based core competency assessment system. J Surg Educ. 2007 Nov-Dec; 64(6):390-4.

Thors A, Guarneri R, Costantini EN, Richmond GJ. Atrial Septal Rupture, Flail Tricuspid Valve, and Complete Heart Block due to Nonpenetrating Chest Trauma: Case Report and Literature Review. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2007; 83(6):2207-2210.

Tymitz K, Kerlakian G, Engel A, Bollmer C. Gender Differences in Outcomes following Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery. Obesity Surgery 2007; 17(12):1588-1591.


Collison T, Smith JM, Engel AM. Does the Presence of Peripheral Vascular Disease Influence Outcomes Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery? Archives of Surgery 2006; 141:1214-1219.

Crace P, Nounou J, Engel AM, Welling RE. Attracting Medical Students to Surgical Residency Programs. The American Surgeon 2006; 72(6):485-90.

Hassan M, Smith JM, Engel AM. Predictors and Outcomes of Sternal Wound Complications in Patients following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. The American Surgeon 2006; 72(6):515-20.

Hawes J, Lohr J, Blum B, Bhati A, Bhaskaran J, Engel A. Large Uterine Fibroid Causing Mechanical Obstruction of the Inferior Vena Cava and Thrombosis Iliofemoral Venous. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2006; 40(5):425-427.

Kasper GC, Welling RE , Wladis AR, CaJacob DE, Grisham AD, Tomsick TA, Gluckman JL, Muck PE. A multidisciplinary approach to carotid paragangliomas. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2006 Dec-2007 Jan; 40(6):467-74.

LaBella G, Muck P, Kasper G, Welling RE, Schlueter F, Vaughn A. Operative Management of an Aberrant Splenic Artery Aneurysm: Utility of the Medial Visceral Rotation Approach - A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2006; 40(4):331-333.

Lohr J, Smith JM, Welling RE, Engel A, Hasselfeld K, Rusche J. Stimulating Resident Research in a General Surgery Residency Program. Current Surgery 2006; 63(6): 426-434.

Nounou JM. Peritoneo-cystic Shunting for Ascites. The American Surgeon 2006; 72(6):544-5.

Patel S, Smith JM, Engel AM. Gender Differences in Outcomes following Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. The American Surgeon 2006; 72(4):310-313.

Rosenfeld R, Smith JM, Woods SE, Engel AM. Predictors and Outcomes of Increased Intensive Care Unit Length of Stay in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 2006; 21:146-150.

Smith JM. Robots and Lasers: The Future of Cardiac Tissue Ablation. International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery 2006; 2(4):329-332.

Smith JM, Hamman BL, Nounou JM, Weiss M. Transmural Atrial Lesions with Laser and Optical Fiber Delivery: The Atrilaze. Innovations 2006; (1(4):205 (P14).

Smith JM, Hassan M, Engel AM. Robotic vs Open Mitral Valve Surgery: A Comparison of Outcomes. Innovations 2006; (1(4):207(P21).

Smith JM, Hassan M, Ignacio R. Robotic-Assisted Isolation of the Pulmonary Veins with Microwave Energy. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 2006; 21:83-88.

Smith JM, Roberts WH, Miller JD, Hasselfeld KA, Hendy P. Controlled Cardiac Reoxygenation does not Improve Myocardial Function Following Global Myocardiac Ischemia. International Journal of Surgery 2006; 4(3): 153-159.

Smith JM, Soneson EA, Woods SE, Engel AM, Hiratzka LF. Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Outcomes among African Americans and Caucasian Patients. International Journal of Surgery 2006; 4(4):212-216.

Smith JM, Stein H, Robinson JR, Hawes J, Engel AM. Influence of Anastomotic Techniques in Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass. The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery 2006; 2:197-201.

Stein H, Smith JM, Robinson JR, Katz MR. Target Vessel Detection and Coronary Anastomosis Assessment by Intraoperative 12-MHz Ultrasound. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2006 Sep; 82(3):1078-84.

Zusan E, Vaughan A, Welling R. Mentorship in a Community Based Residency Program. American Surgeon 2006; 72(7):563-564.


Amr D, Broderick-Villa G, Haigh PI, Guenther JM, DiFronzo LA. Adverse drug reactions during lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymph node biopsy for solid neoplasms. Am Surg. 2005 Sep; 71(9):720-4.

Debas HT, Bass BL, Brennan MF, Flynn TC, Folse JR, Freischlag JA, Friedmann P, Greenfield LJ, Jones RS, Lewis FR Jr, Malangoni MA, Pellegrini CA, Rose EA, Sachdeva AK, Sheldon GF, Turner PL, Warshaw AL, Welling RE, Zinner MJ. American Surgical Association Blue Ribbon Committee Report on Surgical Education: 2004. Annals of Surgery 2005; 241(1):1-8.

Grisham A, Lohr J, Guenther JM, Engel AM. Deciphering Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis: Imaging and Treatment. Vascular and Endovascualr Surgery 2005; 39(6):473-479.

Hassan M, Dobrilovic N, Korelitz J. Large Gastric Mesenteric Cyst: Case Report and Literature Review. American Surgeon 2005 July; 71(7):571-573.

Hruska LA, Smith JM, Hendy MP, Fritz VL, McAdams S. Continuous Insulin Infusion Reduces Infectious Complications in Diabetics Following Coronary Surgery. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 2005 Sep-Oct; 20(5):403-7.

Johnson WM, Smith JM, Woods SE, Hendy MP, Hiratzka LF. Cardiac Surgery in Octogenarians: Does Age alome Influence Outcome? Archives of Surgery 2005 November; 140(11):1089-93.

LaBella G, Kerlakian G, Muck P, Chung D, Vaughan A, Ritchison A. Port-A-Cath Placement without the Aid of Fluoroscopy or Localizing Devices: A Community Hospital Series. Cancer Journal 2005 Mar-Apr; 11(2):157-9.

Lewis CE, Hiratzka LF, Woods SE, Hendy MP, Engel AM. Autologous Blood Transfusion in Elective Cardiac Valve Surgery. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 2005; Nov-Dec; 20(6):513-518.

Ringer G, Smith JM, Engel AM, Lang J, Hendy MP. Influence of Gender on Lung Cancer Survival. Cancer Journal. 2005 Mar-Apr; 11(2):157-9.

Smith JM, Hawes J, Engel AM. Replacement of the Descending Aortia using the daVinci Robotic Surgical System in a Sheep Model: Comparison of Anastomosis Techniques. Heart Surgery Forum. 2005; 8(4):E212-215.


Berson AJ, Smith JM, Woods SE, Hasselfeld KA, Hiratzka LF. Off-pump Versus On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Does the Pump Influence Outcome? Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2004; 199(1):102-108.

Langer S, Guenther JM, Haigh PI, Difronzo LA. Lymphatic mapping improves staging and reduces morbidity in women undergoing total mastectomy for breast carcinoma. Am Surg. 2004 Oct;70(10):881-5.

Lewis CE, Woods SE, Lohr J, Poynter M, Engel AM, Rusche J. Level of Education and Patient Opinion: Significant Differences in Perceptions of Health Care. Current Surgery 2004 Sep; 61(5):504-510.

Powell KL, Smith JM, Woods SE, Hendy MP, Engel AM, Hiratzka LF. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Patients with Dialysis Dependent End Stage Renal Disease: A Prospective, Nested Case-Control Study. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 2004 Sep-Oct;19(5):449-52.

Recht MH, Smith JM, Woods SE, Engel AM, Hiratzka LF. Predictors and Outcomes of Gastrointestinal Complications in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: A Prospective, Nested Case-Control Study. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2004; 198(5):742-7.

Vaughan A, Lohr J. Invasive Pancreatic Cancer Presenting as Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage - A Case Report. Current Surgery 2004 Jul-Aug; 61(4):390-2.

Vaughan A, Welling RE, Boberg J. Surgical Education in the New Millennium: A Community Hospital Experience. Surgical Clinics of North America 2004; 84: 1441-1451.

Welling RE. Presidential Address: The Evolving Renaissance in Surgical Education. Current Surgery 2004; 61(5):487-491.

Welling RE. Residency Review Committee (RRC) Report. Current Surgery 2004; 61(5):443-444.

Welling RE, Boberg J, Weinberg E, Gulley J. Models of Revised Duty Hours at a Community Hospital Program. Current Surgery2004 Mar-Apr; 61(2):241-243.

Woods SE, Smith JM, Engel AM, Hiratzka LF. Predictors of Stroke in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: A Prospective, Nested, Case-Control Study. Journal of Stroke Cerebrovascular Disease 2004; 13:178-182.

Woods SE, Smith JM, Sohail S, Sarah A, Engel A. The Influence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: An 8-Year Prospective Cohort Study. Chest 2004 126: 1789-1795.

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