The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Surgery

Scholarly Activity

Published Books and Book Chapters

LaPinska MP, Lewis A: Open flank hernia repair. In: Hernia Surgery: Current Principles, Cham: Springer, Chapter 18, p. 183-194, 2016.

Mancini GJ, Le HN: Loss of abdominal domain: Definition and treatment strategies. In: Hernia Surgery: Current Principles, Cham: Springer, Chapter 34, p. 361-370, 2016.

Jacob BP, Chen DC, Ramshaw B, Towfigh S (eds): The SAGES manual of groin pain. Switzerland: Springer International, 2015.

Ramshaw B: Value-based clinical quality improvement for chronic pain after inguinal hernia repair. In: The SAGES manual of groin pain. Switzerland: Springer International, Chapter 45, p. 505-514, 2015.

Forman, B and Ramshaw B: Patient care manager perspective on chronic groin pain after hernia. In: The SAGES manual of groin pain. Switzerland: Springer International, Chapter 46, p. 515-522, 2015.

Cunningham, LA and Ramshaw B: Mesh removal for chronic pain: A review of laparoscopic and open techniques. In: The SAGES manual of groin pain. Switzerland: Springer International, Chapter 23, p. 301-317, 2015.

Jacob BP, Chen DC, Ramshaw B, Towfigh S: Introduction to primary and secondary groin pain: What is inguinodynia? In: The SAGES manual of groin pain. Switzerland: Springer International, Chapter 1, p. 3-7, 2015.

Hardin BM, Kim ED: Potential male etiologies of unexplained infertility. In: Schattman GL, Esteves S, Agarwal A (eds): Unexplained infertility: Pathophysiology, evaluation and treatment. New York: Springer, Chapter 7, p. 53-56, 2015.

Current Publications

Ramshaw B, Forman B, Barker E, Grimsley L.
The value proposition for complex abdominal wall reconstruction: How to make it work. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2018 Sep;142(3S):173S-179S.

Keenan TD, Agron E, Domalpally A, Clemons TE, van Asten F, Wong WT, Danis RG, Sadda S, Rosenfeld PJ, Klein ML, Ratnapriya R, Swaroop A, Ferris FL 3rd, Chew EY, AREDS2 Research Group (Hoskins J, Anderson N, Googe J Jr, Miller J Jr, McMillan TA, Perkins SL).
Progression of geographic atrophy in age-related macular degeneration: AREDS2 report number 16. Ophthalmology. 2018 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Stethen TW, Ghazi YA, Heidel RE, Daley BJ, Barnes L, McLoughlin JM.
Factors influencing length of stay after elective bowel resection within an enhanced recovery protocol. The American Surgeon. 2018 Jul 1;84(7):1240-1245.

Johnson M, Casillas M Jr, Orucevic A.
Adenosquamous carcinoma of the anus: An uncommon malignancy presenting a treatment challenge. The American Surgeon. 2018 Jul 1;84(7):e248-e250.

McLain JM, Alami WH, Glovak ZT, Cooley CR, Burke SJ, Collier JJ, Baghdoyan HA, Karlstad MD, Lydic R.
Sleep fragmentation delays wound healing in a mouse model of type 2 diabetes. Sleep. 2018 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Yazdanpanah Abdolmalaki R, Liu X, Mancini GJ, Tan J.
Fine orientation control of an insertable robotic camera system for single incision laparoscopic surgery. The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. 2018 Aug 31:e1957. [Epub ahead of print]

Vick EJ, Clark CT, Lewis JM.
Radiation-induced sarcoma following prolonged coronary stent placement. Case Reports in Surgery. 2018 Aug 5;2018:2903801. eCollection 2018.

Burke SJ, Batdorf HM, Martin TM, Burk DH, Noland RC, Cooley CR, Karlstad MD, Johnson WD, Collier JJ.
Liquid sucrose consumption promotes obesity and impairs glucose tolerance without altering circulating insulin levels. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 2018 Jul;26(7):1188-1196. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Wijayatunga NN, Sams VG, Dawson JA, Mancini ML, Mancini GJ, Moustaid-Moussa N.
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery alters serum metabolites and fatty acids in patients with morbid obesity- A prospective exploratory pilot study. Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews. 2018 Jul 13:e3045.

Sperry JL, Guyette FX, Brown JB, Yazer MH, Triulzi DJ, Early-Young BJ, Adams PW, Daley BJ, Miller RS, Harbrecht BG, Claridge JA, Phelan HA, Witham WR, Putnam AT, Duane TM, Alarcon LH, Callaway CW, Zuckerbraun BS, Neal MD, Rosengart MR, Forsythe RM, Billiar TR, Yealy DM, Peitzman AB, Zenati MS.
Prehospital plasma during air medical transport in trauma patients at risk for hemorrhagic shock. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2018 Jul 26;379(4):315-326.

Liu X, Yazdanpanah Abdolmalaki R, Zuo T, Guan Y, Mancini GJ, Tan J .
Transformable in-vivo robotic laparoscopic camera with optimized illumination system for single-port access surgery: Initial prototype. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 2018 May 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Burke SJ, Batdorf HM, Burk DH, Martin TM, Mendoza T, Stadler K, Alami W, Karlstad MD, Robson MJ, Blakely RD, Mynatt RL, Collier JJ.
Pancreatic deletion of the interleukin-1 receptor disrupts whole body glucose homeostasis and promotes islet Beta-cell de-differentiation. Molecular Metabolism. 2018 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Koszalinski RS, Heidel RE, Thomson CJ, Cochran PD, Nance J, Kaye A.
An exploration of sensation seeking in persons with disabilities in rehabilitation. Rehabilitation Nursing. 2018 May 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Roth JS, Anthone GJ, Selzer DJ, Poulose BK, Bittner JG, Hope WW, Dunn RM, Martindale RG, Goldblatt MI, Earle DB, Romanelli JR, Mancini GJ, Greenberg JA, Linn JG, Parra-Davila E, Sandler BJ, Deeken CR, Voeller GR.
Prospective evaluation of poly-4-hydroxybutyrate mesh in CDC class I/high-risk ventral and incisional hernia repair: 18-month follow-up. Surgical Endoscopy. 2018 Apr;32(4):1929-1936. Epub 2017 Oct 23.

Metheny WP, Jagadish M, Heidel RE.
A 15-year study of trends in authorship by gender in two U.S. Obstetrics and Gynecology journals. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2018 Apr;131(4):696-699.

Oelschlegel S, Grabeel KL, Tester E, Heidel RE, Russomanno J.
Librarians promoting changes in the health care delivery system through systematic assessment. Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 2018 Apr-Jun;37(2):142-152.

Bittner JG 4th, El-Hayek K, Strong AT, LaPinska MP, Yoo JS, Pauli EM, Kroh M.
First human use of hybrid synthetic/biologic mesh in ventral hernia repair: A multicenter trial. Surgical Endoscopy. 2018 Mar;32(3):1123-1130. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

Martin EB, Williams AD, Heidel RE, Foster JS, Lands RH, Kennel SJ, Wall JS.
A functional assay to identify amyloidogenic light chains. Amyloid. 2018 Mar 23:1-8.

Univers J, Long C, Tonks SA, Freeman MB.
Systemic hypersensitivity reaction to endovascular stainless steel stent. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2018 Feb;67(2):615-617. Epub 2017 Dec 13.

Leonard K, Oelschlegel S, Tester E, Russomanno J, Heidel RE.
Assessing the print communication and technology attributes of an academic medical center. Health Literacy Research and Practice. 2018 Feb;2(1):e26-e34.

Hutson SP, Darlington CK, Hall JM, Heidel RE, Gaskins S.
Stigma and spiritual well-being among people living with HIV/AIDS in southern Appalachia. Issues in Mental Health Nursing. 2018 Feb 15:1-8.

Simons MP, Smietanski M, Bonjer HJ, Bittner R, Miserez M, Aufenacker TJ, Fitzgibbons RJ, Chowbey PK, Tran HM, Sani R, Berrevoet F, Bingener J, Bisgaard T, Bury K, Campanelli G, Chen DC, Conze J, Cuccurullo D, de Beaux AC, Eker HH, Fortelny RH, Gillion JF,.
International guidelines for groin hernia management. Hernia. 2018 Feb;22(1):1-165. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

Grabeel KL, Russomanno J, Oelschlegel S, Tester E, Heidel RE.
Computerized versus hand-scored health literacy tools: A comparison of Simple Measure of Gobbledygook (SMOG) and Flesch-Kincaid in printed patient education materials. Journal of the Medical Library Association. 2018 Jan;106(1):38-45. Epub 2018 Jan 2.

Ramshaw B, Vetrano V, Jagadish M, Forman B, Heidel E, Mancini M.
Laparoscopic approach for the treatment of chronic groin pain after inguinal hernia repair : Laparoscopic approach for inguinodynia. Surgical Endoscopy. 2017 Dec;31(12):5267-5274. Epub 2017 Jun 7.

Alghazali KM, Newby SD, Nima ZA, Hamzah RN, Watanabe F, Bourdo SE, Masi TJ, Stephenson SM, Anderson DE, Dhar MS, Biris AS.
Functionalized gold nanorod nanocomposite system to modulate differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells into neural-like progenitors. Scientific Reports. 2017 Nov 30;7(1):16654.

Liu X, Abdolmalaki RY, Mancini GJ, Tan J.
Optical design of an in vivo laparoscopic lighting system. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 2017 Dec;22(12):1-15.

Fisher RK, Mattern-Schain SI, Best MD, Kirkpatrick SS, Freeman MB, Grandas OH, Mountain DJH.
Improving the efficacy of liposome-mediated vascular gene therapy via lipid surface modifications Journal of Surgical Research. 2017 Nov;219:136-144. Epub 2017 Jun 27.

Collier JJ, Burke SJ, Karlstad MD.
What's new in Shock, November 2017? Shock (Augusta, Ga.). 2017 Nov;48(5):501-503.

Weisenberg SH, TerMaath SC, Barbier CN, Hill JC, Killeffer JA.
A computational fluid dynamics simulation framework for ventricular catheter design optimization. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2017 Nov 10:1-11. [Epub ahead of print]

Towers CV, Trussell J, Heidel RE, Chernicky L, Howard BC.
Incidence of maternal tachycardia during the second stage of labor: A prospective observational cohort study. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2017 Nov 28:1-11. [Epub ahead of print]

Burke SJ, Batdorf HM, Burk DH, Noland RC, Eder AE, Boulos MS, Karlstad MD, Collier JJ.
Db/db mice exhibit features of human type 2 diabetes that are not present in weight-matched C57BL/6J mice fed a western diet. Journal of Diabetes Research. 2017;2017:8503754.

Newberry C, McKnight L, Sarav M, Pickett-Blakely O.
Going gluten free: The history and nutritional implications of today's most popular diet. Current Gastroenterology Reports. 2017 Sep 25;19(11):54.

Cavalea AC, Heidel RE, Daley BJ, Lawson CM, Benton DA, McLoughlin JM.
Pneumatosis intestinalis in patients receiving tube feeds. The American Surgeon. 2017 Aug 1;83(8):825-831.

Landry M, Lewis J.
Comparison of outcomes between open versus videoscopic superficial inguinal lymph node dissection. The American Surgeon. 2017 Aug 1;83(8):332-334.

Collier JJ, Sparer TE, Karlstad MD, Burke SJ.
Pancreatic islet inflammation: An emerging role for chemokines. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology. 2017 Jul;59(1):R33-R46. Epub 2017 Apr 18.

White WM, Angelle JW.
Editorial Comment. Urology. 2017 Jul;105:74. Epub 2017 May 29.

Blue CT, Pospiech EA, Lewis JM, Nodit L.
Soft tissue malignancy due to long-standing foreign bodies after shotgun blast. The American Surgeon. 2017 Jul 1;83(7):261-263.

Nodit L, Johnson M, Gray KD, Grindstaff AD, Hubbard E.
Pancreatic lymphangioma: A diagnostic and treatment dilemma. The American Surgeon. 2017 Jul 1;83(7):255-257.

Faries MB, Thompson JF, Cochran AJ, Andtbacka RH, Mozzillo N, Zager JS, Jahkola T, Bowles TL, Testori A, Beitsch PD, Hoekstra HJ, Moncrieff M, Ingvar C, Wouters MWJM, Sabel MS, Levine EA, Agnese D, Henderson M, Dummer R, Rossi CR, Neves RI, Trocha SD, Wri.
Completion dissection or observation for sentinel-node metastasis in melanoma. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2017 Jun 8;376(23):2211-2222.

Terry PD, Knight M, Bollig R, Heidel RE, Miller P, Quinn MA, Daley B, Goldman M.
Overreliance on standardized protocols: A pilot study of surgical residents and fellows. The American Surgeon. 2017 May 1;83(5):159-161.

Schlieve T, Carlson ER, Freeman M, Buckley R, Arnold J.
The double mandibular osteotomy for vascular and tumor surgery of the parapharyngeal space. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2017 May;75(5):1046-1061. Epub 2016 Nov 15.

Orucevic A, Bell JL, McNabb AP, Heidel RE.
Oncotype DX breast cancer recurrence score can be predicted with a novel nomogram using clinicopathologic data. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2017 May;163(1):51-61. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

Salomon D, Heidel RE, Kolokythas A, Miloro M, Schlieve T.
Does restriction of public health care dental benefits affect the volume, severity, or cost of dental-related hospital visits? Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2017 Mar;75(3):467-474. Epub 2016 Oct 29.

Burke SJ, Batdorf HM, Eder AE, Karlstad MD, Burk DH, Noland RC, Floyd ZE, Collier JJ.
Oral corticosterone administration reduces insulitis but promotes insulin resistance and hyperglycemia in male nonobese diabetic mice. The American Journal of Pathology. 2017 Mar;187(3):614-626. Epub 2017 Jan 4.

Legendre AM, Kuritz T, Heidel RE, Baylor VM.
Polyprenyl immunostimulant in feline rhinotracheitis: Randomized placebo-controlled experimental and field safety studies. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 2017 Feb 27;4:24. eCollection 2017.

Legendre AM, Kuritz T, Galyon G, Baylor VM, Heidel RE.
Polyprenyl immunostimulant treatment of cats with presumptive non-effusive feline infectious peritonitis in a field study. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 2017 Feb 14;4:7. eCollection 2017.

Fortun J, Modi YS, Bessette A, Heffez J, Carvounis P, Petkovsek DS, Anderson NG, Martin D, Srivastava S.
Clinical features and management of subretinal abscesses secondary to methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus endogenous endophthalmitis. Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging Retina. 2017 Feb 1;48(2):134-142.

Martin EB, Williams A, Wooliver C, Heidel RE, Adams S, Dunlap J, Ramirez-Alvarado M, Blancas-Mejia LM, Lands RH, Kennel SJ, Wall JS.
Differential recruitment efficacy of patient-derived amyloidogenic and myeloma light chain proteins by synthetic fibrils-A metric for predicting amyloid propensity. PLoS One. 2017 Mar 28;12(3):e0174152. eCollection 2017.

Bhat S, Orucevic A, Woody C, Heidel RE, Bell JL.
Evolving trends and influencing factors in mastectomy decisions. The American Surgeon. 2017 Mar 1;83(3):233-238.

Jennings MO, Owen RC, Keefe D, Kim ED.
Management and counseling of the male with advanced paternal age. Fertility and Sterility. 2017 Feb;107(2):324-328. Epub 2017 Jan 6.

Weinstein ML, Lloyd M, Finch KA, Laszacs AD.
Underappreciated challenges to pediatric powered mobility - Ways to address them as illustrated by a case report. Assistive Technology. 2017 Feb 14:1-3. [Epub ahead of print]

Freeman BM, Univers J, Fisher RK, Kirkpatrick SS, Klein FA, Freeman MB, Mountain DJH, Grandas OH.
Testosterone replacement attenuates intimal hyperplasia development in an androgen deficient model of vascular injury. Journal of Surgical Research. 2017 Jan;207:53-62. Epub 2016 Aug 10.

Mancini GJ.
Challenges and opportunities to change the course of the opioid epidemic: A surgeon's perspective. Postgraduate Medicine. 2017 Jan;129(1):1-4. Epub 2016 Dec 22.

Ramshaw B, Forman BR, Moore K, Heidel E, Fabian M, Mancini G, Joshi GP.
Real-world clinical quality improvement for complex abdominal wall reconstruction. Surgical Technology International. 2017 Jan 13;30:155-164.

Wall JS, Williams A, Wooliver C, Martin EB, Cheng X, Heidel RE, Kennel SJ.
Secondary structure propensity and chirality of the amyloidophilic peptide p5 and its analogues impacts ligand binding - In vitro characterization. Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports. 2016 Dec;8:89-99. Epub 2016 Aug 11.

Joshi GP, Janis JE, Haas EM, Ramshaw BJ, Nihira MA, Dunkin BJ.
Surgical site infiltration for abdominal surgery: A novel neuroanatomical-based approach. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open. 2016 Dec 23;4(12):e1181. eCollection 2016 Dec

Burke SJ, Karlstad MD, Eder AE, Regal KM, Lu D, Burk DH, Collier JJ.
Pancreatic beta-cell production of CXCR3 ligands precedes diabetes onset. Biofactors (Oxford, England). 2016 Nov 12;42(6):703-715. Epub 2016 Jun 21.

Ramshaw B, Forman B, Heidel E, Dean J, Gamenthaler A, Fabian M.
A Clinical Quality Improvement (CQI) project to improve pain after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Surgical Technology International. 2016 Oct 26;XXIX:125-130. Epub 2016 Oct 6.

Gorman EW, Perkel D, Dennis D, Yates J, Heidel RE, Wortham D.
Validation of the HAS-BLED tool in atrial fibrillation patients receiving rivaroxaban. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. 2016 Aug-Sep;9(2):16-18.

Burke SJ, Karlstad MD, Collier JJ.
Pancreatic islet responses to metabolic trauma. Shock (Augusta, Ga.). 2016 Sep;46(3):230-8. Epub 2016 Mar 7.

White WM, Winter CA.
Editorial comment. Urology. 2016 Sep;95:215. Epub 2016 Jul 8.

Jagadish M, McNally MM, Heidel RE, Teffeteller S, Arnold JD, Freeman M, Stevens SL, Grandas OH, Goldman MH.
Diabetic foot ulcers: The importance of patient comorbidity recognition and total contact casting in successful wound care. The American Surgeon. 2016 Aug;82(8):733-736.

Russ AJ, Casillas MA.
Gut microbiota and colorectal surgery: Impact on postoperative complications. Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery. 2016 Sep;29(3):253-7.

Ramshaw B, Dean J, Forman B, Heidel E, Gamenthaler A, Fabian M.
Can abdominal wall reconstruction be safely performed without drains? The American Surgeon. 2016 Aug;82(8):707-712.

Kleppe KL, Gray KD, Stancher JA, Duncan LD, Vaughan JW, Orucevic A.
A rare case of plasmablastic lymphoma mimicking adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon. The American Surgeon. 2016 Aug;82(8):178-180.

Hamilton LA, Franks A, Heidel RE, McDonough SL, Suda KJ.
Assessing the value of online learning and social media in pharmacy education. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2016 Aug 25;80(6):97.

Beierle SP, Heidel E, Lewis J, Stewart E, McLoughlin J.
A novel technique using intraoperative fluoroscopy as a tool to achieve negative margins for wire-guided partial mastectomies. The American Surgeon. 2016 Sep;82(9):236-7.

Sams VG, Blackledge C, Wijayatunga N, Barlow P, Mancini M, Mancini G, Moustaid-Moussa N.
Effect of bariatric surgery on systemic and adipose tissue inflammation. Surgical Endoscopy. 2016 Aug;30(8):3499-504. Epub 2015 Oct 30.

Daley BJ.
Commentary on "Impact of nutrition on neurocognition." Southern Medical Journal. 2016 Aug;109(8):456-457.

Jeffcoach DR, Gallegos JJ, Jesty SA, Coan PN, Chen J, Heidel RE, Daley BJ.
Utility of CPR in hemorrhagic shock, a dog model. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2016 Jul;81(1):27-33. Epub 2016 Feb 18.

Bhat S, McLoughlin JM, Orucevic A.
A case of pancreatic intraductal tubular carcinoma: A rare entity with improved prognosis. The American Surgeon. 2016 Jul;82(7):654-5.

Orucevic A, Heidel RE, Bell JL.
Utilization and impact of 21-gene recurrence score assay for breast cancer in clinical practice across the United States: lessons learned from the 2010 to 2012 National Cancer Data Base analysis. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2016 Jun;157(3):427-35. Epub 2016 May 20.

McLoughlin J, Nodit L, Heidel RE, Van Meter S, Macy S, Kestler D.
The clinical correlation of PTEN, pAKT, and ODAM in gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Journal of Surgical Research. 2016 May 15;202(2):403-12. Epub 2016 Jan 22.

Schlieve T, Heidel RE, Carlson ER.
Second primary head and neck cancers after non-head and neck primary cancers. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2016 May 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Heidel RE.
Causality in statistical power: Isomorphic properties of measurement, research design, effect size, and sample size. Scientifica. 2016;2016:8920418. Epub 2016 Mar 17.

Rumberger LK, Vittetoe D, Cathey L, Bennett H, Heidel RE, Daley BJ.
Improving outcomes in elective colorectal surgery: A single-institution retrospective review. The American Surgeon. 2016 Apr;82(4):325-30.

Shridharani A, Owen RC, Elkelany OO, Kim ED.
The significance of clinical practice guidelines on adult varicocele detection and management. Asian Journal of Andrology. 2016 Mar-Apr;18(2):269-75.

Weisenberg SH, TerMaath SC, Seaver CE, Killeffer JA.
Ventricular catheter development: Past, present, and future. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2016 Mar 4:1-9.

Martin EB, Williams A, Richey T, Stuckey A, Heidel RE, Kennel SJ, Wall JS.
Comparative evaluation of p5+14 with SAP and peptide p5 by dual-energy SPECT imaging of mice with AA amyloidosis. Scientific Reports. 2016 Mar 3;6:22695.

Boils CL, Aljadir DN, Cantafio AW.
Use of the PD-1 pathway inhibitor nivolumab in a renal transplant patient with malignancy. American Journal of Transplantation. 2016 Mar 14.

Hopko DR, Lejuez CW, Ryba MM, Shorter RL, Bell JL.
Support for the efficacy of behavioural activation in treating anxiety in breast cancer patients. Clinical Psychologist. 2016 Mar;20(1):17-26.

Daley BJ, Cecil B, Cofer J, Clarke PC, Guillamondegui O.
Up close and personal: A statewide collaborative's effort to get individual surgeon quality improvement data to the practitioner. The American Surgeon. 2016 Feb;82(3):1-7.

Daley BJ, Cherry-Bukowiec J, Van Way CW 3rd, Collier B, Gramlich L, McMahon MM, McClave SA.
Current status of nutrition training in graduate medical education from a survey of residency program directors: A formal nutrition education course Is necessary. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition . 2016 Jan;40(1):95-9. Epub 2015 Feb 11.

Hopko DR, Cannity K, Bell JL.
Pretreatment depression severity in breast cancer patients and its relation to treatment response to behavior therapy. Health Psychology. 2016 Jan;35(1):10-8. Epub 2015 Jul 20.

Owen RC, White WM.
Editorial comment. Urology. 2016 Jan;87:222.

Masters JS, Harris DJ Jr.
Low recurrence rate of pterygium after excision with conjunctival limbal autograft: A retrospective study with long-term follow-up. Cornea. 2015 Dec;34(12):1569-72.

Lindquist DE, Rowe AS, Heidel E, Fleming T, Yates JR.
Evaluation of the hemodynamic effects of intravenous amiodarone formulations during the maintenance phase infusion. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2015 Dec;49(12):1317-21. Epub 2015 Sep 28.

Bools LM, Fisher RK, Grandas OH, Kirkpatrick SS, Arnold JD, Goldman MH, Freeman MB, Mountain DJH.
Comparative analysis of polymers for short interfering RNA delivery in vascular smooth muscle cells. The Journal of Surgical Research. 2015 Nov;199(1):266-73. Epub 2015 Jul 17.

Dawane R, Grindstaff A, Parwani AV, Brock T, White WM, Nodit L.
Thyroid-like follicular carcinoma of the kidney: One case report and review of the literature. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2015 Nov;144(5):796-804.

Giesler DM, Casillas MA, Wilson DD, Nodit L.
The painful diversity of proctitis in the modern era. The American Surgeon. 2015 Nov;81(12):e408-e409(2).

Huang L, Pu C, Fisher RK, Mountain DJ, Gao Y, Liaw PK, Zhang W, He W.
A Zr-based bulk metallic glass for future stent applications: Materials properties, finite element modeling, and in vitro human vascular cell response. Acta Biomaterialia. 2015 Oct;25:356-68. Epub 2015 Jul 7.

Burke SJ, Stadler K, Lu D, Gleason EL, Han A, Donohoe DR, Rogers R, Hermann GE, Karlstad MD, Collier JJ.
IL-1ß reciprocally regulates chemokine and insulin secretion in pancreatic ß-cells via NF-kappaB. American Journal of Physiology. Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2015 Oct 15;309(8):E715-26. Epub 2015 Aug 25.

Current Presentations

Grimsley LB, Fisher RK, Mattern-Schain SI, Dieter RA, Arnold JD, Buckley MR, McNally MM, Freeman MB, Grandas OH, Best MD, Mountain DJ. Cell mimetic liposomal nanocarriers tailored for vascular smooth muscle cell molecular therapeutics. Presented at Tennessee American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2018 Aug 10-12; Nashville, TN.

Fisher RK, Mattern-Schain SI, Kirkpatrick SS, Best MD, Arnold JD, Buckley MR, McNally MM, Freeman MB, Grandas OH, Mountain DJ. A one-step scalable assembly method for PEGylated liposomes with efficient siRNA-loading and enhanced cellular association. Presented at Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting & Exposition; 2018 Jul 22-25; New York, NY.

Orucevic A, Heidel R, Bell JL. Using the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) and Oncotype DX data to predict adjuvant therapy effect on overall survival (OS) of N0 & N1 breast cancer patients. Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting; 2018 Jun 1-5; Chicago, IL.

McLain JM, Cooley CR, Brandi JP, Burke SJ, Collier JJ, Baghdoyan HA, Lydic R, Karlstad MD. Sleep fragmentation delays wound healing in obesity-induced type 2 diabetic mouse model. Presented at 41st Annual Conference on Shock; 2018 Jun 9-12; Scottsdale, AZ.

Akpa B, Baveja S, Blair R, Singh A, Ferris J, Hecht J, Dhand R. Incidence and clinical features of muscle weakness in patients admitted to a tertiary Medical Center. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2018 May 18-23; San Diego, CA.

Akpa B, Baveja S, Reynolds B, Ferris J, Singh A, Hecht J, Dhand R. Clinical outcomes in patients who develop muscle weakness during an acute hospital stay. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2018 May 18-23; San Diego, CA.

Reynolds BH, Martin E, Williams A, Akpa B, Ferris J, Heidel E, Baveja S, Dhand R. Do plasma levels of biomarkers reflect muscle injury in patients admitted to the floors in acute care hospitals? Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2018 May 18-23; San Diego, CA.

Beierle S, Russ A, Heidel RE, McCallum S, Kirkpatrick MS, Lewis J. A longitudinal study of correlations between emotional intelligence and resident burnout. Presented at Association of Program Directors in Surgery, Association of Residency Administrators in Surgery, Association for Surgical Education; 2018 May 3-6; Austin, TX.

Baveja S, Akpa B, Ferris J, Amin S, McCormack M, Heidel E, Dhand R. A randomized, double dummy, crossover study comparing the bronchodilator effect of formoterol administered by nebulizer versus dry powder inhaler in patients recovering from severe exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2018 May 18-23; San Diego, CA.

Mattern-Schain SI, Fisher RK, Grimsley LB, Kirkpatrick SS, Grandas OH, Beast MD, Mountain DJ. Cell mimetic liposomal nanocarriers tailored for vascular smooth muscle cell molecular therapeutics. Presented at Vascular Research Initiatives Conference; 2018 May 8-12; San Francisco, CA.

Lee S, Russ A, Casillas M. Laparoscopic transanal minimally invasive surgery (L-tamis) vs robotic tamis (R-tamis): Short-term outcomes and costs of a prospective comparative study Presented at 16th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery; 2018 Apr 11-14; Seattle, WA.

Grimsley LB. Laparoscopic assisted nerve block in treatment of inguinodynia Presented at The 16th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery; 2018 Apr 11-14; Seattle, WA.

Ramshaw BJ. Ventral/incisional hernia repair: Management and complications. Presented at Milford B. Hatcher Lecture, Mercer University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery (Invited Lecture); 2018 Apr 25-26; Atlanta, GA.

Ramshaw BJ. Systems and data science applied to hernia disease and healthcare. Presented at Milford B. Hatcher Lecture, Mercer University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery (Invited Lecture); 2018 Apr 25-26; Atlanta, GA.

Hamrick K, Nodit L, Gaston C, Jen S, Findeiss L. Diagnosis in biliary tissue sampling. How well do we do? Presented at Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting; 2018 Mar 17-22; Los Angeles, CA.

Sorensen M, Gray JK, Broussard A, Heidel RE, Lavelle R. Atypical urethritis: Should we be testing female patients for this? Presented at 82nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; 2018 Mar 22-25; Orlando, FL.

Jennings M. Urology exposure. Presented at 82nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; 2018 Mar 22-25; Orlando, FL.

Lew M. Evaluating the use of nerve blocks in abdominal wall reconstruction. Presented at International Hernia Congress; 2018 Mar 12-15; Miami, FL.

Angelle J, Jennings M, Gray K, White W. Repeat partial nephrectomy in management of familial renal cell carcinoma. Presented at 82nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; 2018 Mar 22-25; Orlando, FL.

Grimsley LB. Evaluating the real world use of a new hybrid hernia mesh Presented at International Hernia Congress; 2018 Mar 12-15; Miami, FL.

Monaco A, Lenger S, Upadhyaya N, Heidel E, Kilgore L. Measuring change in student performance on laparoscopic anatomy quiz at beginning and end of obstetrics and gynecology rotation. Presented at Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology & Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Annual Meeting; 2018 Feb 28 - Mar 3; National Harbor, MD.

Pospiech EA, Bell JL, King M. Mobile mammography and digital technology in a large-scale, Appalachian screening population. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2018 Feb 10-13; Tampa, FL.

Johnson M, Casillas MA, Orucevic A. Adenosquamous carcinoma of the anus: An uncommon malignancy presenting a treatment challenge. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2018 Feb 10-13; Tampa, FL.

Griffard J. Does 24 hour bedrest affect outcomes in patients with low grade (Grade I-II) splenic lacerations or hematomas? Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2018 Feb 10-13; Tampa, FL.

Grimsley LB, Patel V, Young Y, McLoughlin J. A sarcomatous mimicker: A case of an intramuscular hemangioma. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2018 Feb 10-13; Tampa, FL.

Cudnik J, Grimsley L, Fisher R, Kirkpatrick S, Dieter R, Freeman M, Mountain D, Grandas O. Liposomal nanocarriers designed for spatially-controlled targeting under vascular sheer stress. Presented at Southern Association of Vascular Surgery; 2018 Jan 16-20; Scottsdale, AZ.

Gregory LB, Grandas OH, Tayidi IT, Buckley MR, Arnold JA, Cantafio AW, Stevens SL, Freeman MB, Goldman MH, McNally MM. Contemporary clinical and financial analysis of open versus percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy for occluded hemodialysis access Presented at Southern Association of Vascular Surgery; 2018 Jan 16-20; Scottsdale, AZ.

Landry M, Grimsley L, Mancini M, Forman B, Shokur N, Vetrano V, Ramshaw B. Treating inguinodynia after laparoscopic or open inguinal hernia repair. Presented at 13th Annual Academic Surgical Congress; 2018 Jan 30 - Feb 1; Jacksonville, FL.

Orucevic A, Heidel RE, Bell JL. Outcomes of patients with invasive breast cancer (IBC) refusing standard cancer treatments: 10-year analysis of the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB). Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium; 2017 Dec 5-9; San Antonio, TX.

Rose CE, Heidel RE, Bell JL, Orucevic A. Primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast – lessons learned from a ten year analysis of the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB). Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium; 2017 Dec 5-9; San Antonio, TX.

Li N, Reza Yazdanpanah A, Mancini GJ, Tan J. Initial design and results of an untethered insertable laparoscopic robotic surgical camera system. Presented at IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics; 2017 Dec 5-8; Macau, China.

Trimble H, van Nes J, Roark J, Heidel RE, Reeder C, Klar M, Zite N. A novel method to teach cervical dilation and effacement. Presented at Tennessee Simulation Alliance Annual Conference; 2017 Nov 16-17; Memphis, TN.

McLain JM, Alami WH, Glovak ZT, Cooley CR, Burke SJ, Collier JJ, Baghdoyan HA, Lydic R, Karlstad MD. Sleep fragmentation delays wound healing in a diabetic mouse. Presented at Society for Neuroscience; 2017 Nov 15-18; Washington, DC.

Gregory E, Metheny W, Heidel RE, Zite N. Women are underrepresented in national leadership positions in the specialty of obstetrics and gynecology. Presented at Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 84th Annual Meeting; 2017 Oct 18-21; Scottsdale, AZ.

Patel V, Pasciak A, Burgeois AC, Bradley YC, Heidel RE, Clark CT, Nodit L. Mapping analysis of ghrelin expression and spherules distribution in a porcine model post bariatric radioembolization. Presented at College of American Pathologists, The Pathologists Meeting; 2017 Oct 8-11; National Harbor, MD.

Ramshaw BJ. Complex hernias of the abdominal wall. Presented at 3rd Annual East Meets West: A Grastrointestinal Medical and Surgical Symposium (Invited Lecture); 2017 Oct 19-20; Orlando, FL.

Root K, Ramshaw BJ. True value dissecting truth from hype in clinical data. Presented at Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals: Be Relevant in a Time of Change Education Conference (Invited Lecture); 2017 Oct 18-20; Frisco, TX.

Ramshaw BJ. Postoperative seroma: Risk factors, prevention and best treatment. Presented at Annual Meeting of Chinese Hernia College of Surgeons and International Endohernia Socieity Conference (Invited Lecture); 2017 Oct 11-14; Beijing, China.

Ramshaw BJ. What happens to synthetic mesh after it is inserted into the body? Presented at Annual Meeting of Chinese Hernia College of Surgeons and International Endohernia Socieity Conference (Invited Lecture); 2017 Oct 11-14; Beijing, China.

Ramshaw BJ. Robot-assisted laparoscopic hernia surgery: A critical appraisal. Presented at Annual Meeting of Chinese Hernia College of Surgeons and International Endohernia Socieity Conference (Invited Lecture); 2017 Oct 11-14; Beijing, China.

Ramshaw BJ. Pain in ventral hernia repair: How to prevent? Presented at Annual Meeting of Chinese Hernia College of Surgeons and International Endohernia Socieity Conference (Invited Lecture); 2017 Oct 11-14; Beijing, China.

Ramshaw BJ, Kockeriling F. How comparable are incisional and ventral hernias in terms of operative technique and outcomes. Presented at Annual Meeting of Chinese Hernia College of Surgeons and International Endohernia Socieity Conference (Invited Lecture); 2017 Oct 11-14; Beijing, China.

Ramshaw BJ. Technique of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Presented at General Surgeons Australia Annual Scientific Meeting: Abdominal Wall (Invited Lecture); 2017 Sep 28 - Oct 1; Canberra, Australia.

Ramshaw BJ. The management of ventral hernia repair complications. Presented at General Surgeons Australia Annual Scientific Meeting: Abdominal Wall (Invited Lecture); 2017 Sep 28 - Oct 1; Canberra, Australia.

Ramshaw BJ. Training and assessment of competency. Presented at General Surgeons Australia Annual Scientific Meeting: Abdominal Wall (Invited Lecture); 2017 Sep 28 - Oct 1; Canberra, Australia.

Ramshaw BJ. Taking the pain out of groin hernia surgery. Presented at General Surgeons Australia Annual Scientific Meeting: Abdominal Wall (Invited Lecture); 2017 Sep 28 - Oct 1; Canberra, Australia.

Ramshaw BJ. Mesh explantation analysis. Presented at General Surgeons Australia Annual Scientific Meeting: Abdominal Wall (Invited Lecture); 2017 Sep 28 - Oct 1; Canberra, Australia.

Ramshaw BJ. Keynote speaker: Applying complex systems science to abdominal wall hernia repair. Presented at General Surgeons Australia Annual Scientific Meeting: Abdominal Wall (Invited Lecture); 2017 Sep 28 - Oct 1; Canberra, Australia.

Ramshaw BJ. Implementing a multidisciplinary patient-centered hernia team to improve outcomes. Presented at General Surgeons Australia Annual Scientific Meeting: Abdominal Wall (Invited Lecture); 2017 Sep 28 - Oct 1; Canberra, Australia.

Ramshaw BJ. Contemporary strategies for laparoscopic and ventral hernia repair (lecture and lab). Presented at American College of Surgeons: Clinical Congress (Invited Lecture); 2017 Oct 22-26; San Diego, CA.

Landry M, Lewis J, McLoughlin J. Videoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy. Presented at Minimally Invasive Surgery Week; 2017 Sep 6-10; San Fransicso, CA.

Beierle S, Russ A, Heidel RE, Kirkpatrick B, McCallum S, Lewis J. A correlation between emotional intelligence and burnout in surgical residents. Presented at Tennessee American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2017 Aug 4-6; Nashville, TN.

Rowland PA. The psychology of the oral examination. Presented at American Society of Plastic Surgeons (Invited Lecture); 2017 Aug 16-19; Chicago, IL.

Cudnik J, West P, Fisher R, Mattern-Schain S, Best M, Kirkpatrick S, Freeman M, Grandas O, Mountain D. Sub-endothelial matrix targeted liposomal nanoparticles for vascular terapeutics. Presented at Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting; 2017 May 31 - Jun 3; San Diego, CA.

Alami WH, McLain JM, Wintenberg AL, Wintenberg KD, Collier JJ, Karlstad MD. Effect of atmospheric plasma on wound disinfection in a diabetic animal model. Presented at 40th Annual Conference on Shock; 2017 Jun 3-6; Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Bhat S, Cavalea A, Alexander M, Casillas MA, Russ AJ. Combined endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery (CELS) offers improved patient outcomes versus Laparoscopic Colectomy (LC) for endoscopically unresectable Colorectal Neoplasms. Presented at American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Tripartite Meeting; 2017 Jun 10-14; Seattle, WA.

Grimsley L. Clinical quality improvement: A post-market method to evaluate a new device. Presented at Abdominal Wall Reconstruction; 2017 Jun 7-11; Washington, MD.

Cudnik J, West P, Fisher R, Mattern-Schain S, Best M, Kirkpatrick S, Freeman M, Grandas O, Mountain D. Sub-Endothelial matrix targeted liposomal nanoparticles for vascular therapeutics. Presented at Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology/Peripheral Vascular Disease; 2017 May 4-6; Minneapolis, MN.

Basham KB, Pickens RB. Tubeless mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy: A single institution experience with outpatient management of renal calculi. Presented at American Urological Association; 2017 May 12-16; Boston, MA.

Winter CA, White WM, Pickens RB. Bulb suction drainage is not necessary after routine robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy: A large case-control analysis. Presented at American Urological Association; 2017 May 12-16; Boston, MA.

Owen RC, Dresner S, Bienvenu JM, Jennings MO, Waters WB. Centralization of care promotes training disparities with regard to the teaching of retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy. Presented at American Urological Association; 2017 May 12-16; Boston, MA.

Schwirian K, Connor RS, Kimball KJ, Heidel RE, Adams SK, Lenger SM, Kilgore LC. Liposomal bupivacaine and pre-operative acetaminophen: Useful in minimally invasive surgery too? Presented at Society of Gynecologic Oncology 48th Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer; 2017 Mar 12-15; National Harbor, MD.

Basham KB, Jennings MO, Angelle JW, White WM. Is closed suction drain following robotic radical prostatectomy necessary? Presented at Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; 2017 Mar 22-26; Austin, TX.

Winter C. Treatment of ureteral steinstrasse using shock pulse lithotripsy. Presented at Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; 2017 Mar 23-26; Austin, TX.

Bhat SG, Simpson H, Heidel RE, Lewis JM. Utilization of human regenerative tissue matrix: a promising alternative to full thickness skin grafts in select patients undergoing wide local excision. Presented at HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies; 2017 Mar 24-25; New York, NY.

Owings E, Ramshaw B, Forman B. The use of a novel resorbable synthetic mesh (TIGR Matrix) for abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR) in contaminated and non-contaminated surgical fields. Presented at American Hernia Society; 2017 Mar 8-11; Cancun, Mexico.

Sorensen M, Owen R, Lacy J. Trends in the pursuit of urologic fellowship training. Presented at Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; 2017 Mar 23-26; Austin, TX.

McNally MM, Buckley MR. Hybrid approach to maintaining vertebral artery patency following transcervical gunshot wound. Presented at 45th Annual Symposium Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery; 2017 Mar 18-22; Orlando, FL.

Lew M, Snyder W, Daley BJ. Repeat computed tomography after intracranial bleeding is not needed in patients taking aspirin. Presented at Academic Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 7-9; Las Vegas, NV.

Beierle SP, McLoughlin J, Heidel RE, Casillas M, Russ AJ. Colorectal cancer outcome disparities increase with distance from treating facility. Presented at Academic Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 7-9; Las Vegas, NV.

Cavalea A, Benton D, Heidel E, Daley B, Lawson C, McLoughlin J. Pneumatosis intestinalis in patients receiving tube feeds. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Landry M, Lewis J. Comparison of outcomes between open vs videoscopic superficial inguinal lymph node dissection. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Kleppe K, Gaines TE, Taylor DA. Use of left ventricular assist device and intra-aortic balloon pump in blunt cardiac injury. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Pospiech E, Blue CT, Lewis JM, Nodit L.. Soft tissue malignancy due to long standing foreign bodies after shotgun blast. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Johnson M, Gray KD, Hubbard E, Grindstaff AD, Nodit L. Pancreatic lymphangioma: A diagnostic and treatment dilemma. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Tonks S, Lee S, Freeman MB, Grandas OH, Stevens SL, Goldman MH, McNally MM, Arnold JD. Threatened AV access with central venous obstruction: Thoracic outlet decompression versus hero graft. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Bollig R, McLain J, Giesler D, Sams VG, Lawson CM, Daley BJ, Nickloes TA. Tracheal stenosis based on surgical technique. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Fisher RK, Mattern-Schain SI, Best MD, Kirkpatrick SS, Freeman MB, Grandas OH, Mountain DJ. Improving the efficacy of liposomal-mediated vascular gene therapy via lipid surface modifications. Presented at 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 7-9; Las Vegas, NV.

Ponten R, Black CB, Russ AJ, Rucker DC. Analysis of a concentric-tube robot design and feasibility for endoscopic deployment. Presented at The International Society for Optics and Photonics: Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging; 2017 Feb 14-17; Orlando, FL.

Univers J, Long C, Tonks SA, Freeman MB. Systemic hyper-sensitivity reaction to endovascular stainless steel stent. Presented at Southern Association for Vascular Surgery; 2017 Jan 18-21; Naples, FL.

Warner K, Buckley R, Mountain D, Kirkpatrick S, Whelan J, Terry P, Goldman M, Freeman M, Grandas O. Zyfamend+Wholemega fatty acid combinatorial therapy inhibits intimal hyperplasia via the attenuation of M2 macrophage differentiation in a rodent model of vascular injury. Presented at Southern Association for Vascular Surgery; 2017 Jan 18-21; Naples, FL.

Ward AJ, Jerkins L, Bell JL. Finding common ground: Aligning institutional and survivorship steering committee (SSC) goals. Presented at Cancer Survivorship Symposium; 2017 Jan 27-28; San Diego, CA.

Isang EI, Dewald JB, Rasnake MS, Heidel RE. . Presented at 58th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition; 2016 Dec 3-6; San Diego, CA.

Martin EB, Williams A, Heidel RE, Adams S, Lands R, Hanna W, Kennel SJ, Wall JS. A method to predict the amyloidogenic propensity of light chain proteins by measuring binding to synthetic amyloid fibrils. Presented at 58th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition; 2016 Dec 3-6; San Diego, CA.

McLain JM, Daley BJ, Heidel E. The effect of Team STEPPS implementation on trauma ICU rounds. Presented at Trauma Quality Improvement Program Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Nov 5-7; Orlando, FL.

Rowland PA. Improving human performance: A behavioral approach. Presented at 9th Annual Tennessee Simulation Alliance Conference; 2016 Nov 18-19; Nashville, TN.

Kleppe K, Ramshaw B. Pilot study to determine the impact of fat infiltration on hernia mesh. Presented at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress; 2016 Oct 16-20; Washington, DC.

Kleppe K, Ramshaw B. Incidence and management of recurrence after abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR). Presented at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress; 2016 Oct 16-20; Washington, DC.

Stethen TW, Ghazi Y, Heidel RE, Daley B, Barnes L, McLoughlin JM. Walking to recovery: The effects of missed ambulation on postsurgical recovery. Presented at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress; 2016 Oct 15-20; Washington, DC.

Bhat S, Heidel R, Bell J, Orucevic A. Influencing factors and evolving trends for contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in breast cancer patients. Presented at 2nd World Congress on Breast Cancer; 2016 Sep 19-21; Phoenix, AZ.

Beierle S, Tonks S, Lawson C, McMillen J, Heidel R, Pomy B, Woodman B, Daley B. The use of single dose Cefazolin for tube thoracostomy placement reduces culture proven pneumonia. Presented at American Association for the Surgery of Trauma; 2016 Sep 14-17; Waikoloa, HI.

Guillamondegui O, Cecil W, Martin B, Bhat S, Daley BJ. Transfusions increase the risk of every NSQIP post-op occurrence: Analysis from a state collaborative. Presented at American Association for the Surgery of Trauma; 2016 Sep 14-17; Waikoloa, HI.

McNeil M, Heidel R, Bell JL, Orucevic A. Factors influencing decisions of breast cancer patients to follow-up on recommendations for genetic counselling - The University of Tennessee Medical Center experience. Presented at 2nd World Congress on Breast Cancer (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 19-21; Phoenix, AZ.

McLoughlin JM. Outcomes disparities for invasive breast cancer in rural communities may be related to delays in treatment. Presented at 2nd World Congress on Breast Cancer (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 19-21; Phoenix, AZ.

Lloyd JM, McLoughlin JM (Presenter). Non-wire localization techniques for non-palpable lesions: Moving beyond the wire. Presented at 2nd World Congress on Breast Cancer (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 19-21; Phoeniz, AZ.

Basham K, White W. Robotic heminephroureterectomy in a completely duplicated renal unit. Presented at Minimally Invasive Surgery Week; 2016 Aug 31 - Sep 3; Boston, MA.

Lew M, Snyder W, Daley BJ. Routine repeat head computed tomography after trauma is not needed in patients taking aspirin. Presented at Tennessee Chapter of American College of Surgeons; 2016 Jul 22-24; Memphis, TN.

Landry M, Keith LF, Lewis JM. Comparison of outcomes between open vs. videoscopic superficial inguinal lymph node dissection. Presented at Tennessee Chapter of American College of Surgeons; 2016 Jul 22-24; Memphis, TN.

Abraham MP, Heidel RE, Smith LM, Daley BJ, Lawson CM. Early thromboprophylaxis trends toward non-operative failure in splenic injury. Presented at Tennessee Chapter of American College of Surgeons; 2016 Jul 22-24; Memphis, TN.

Kleppe KL, Le HN, Mancini GJ. Low-opioid multimodal pain control strategies reduce narcotic utilization in sleeve gastrectomy patients. Presented at Tennessee Chapter of American College of Surgeons; 2016 Jul 22-24; Memphis, TN.

Kleppe KL, Ramshaw B. Can abdominal wall reconstruction be safely performed without drains? Presented at Tennessee Chapter of American College of Surgeons; 2016 Jul 22-24; Memphis, TN.

Martin EB, Williams A, Wooliver C, Heidel RE, Adams S, Dunlap J, Ramirez-Alvarado M, Blancas-Mejia L, Kennel SJ, Wall JS. Recruitment of human light chain proteins by synthetic fibrils is dependent on disease state and may be used to predict amyloidogenic propensity. Presented at The XVth International Symposium on Amyloidosis (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jul 3-7; Uppsala, Sweden.

Beierle SP, Foster JS, Richey T, Stuckey A, Macy S, Kennel SJ, Wall JS. A novel murine system for validating the specific targeting of peptides to light chain associated (AL) amyloid. Presented at The XVth International Symposium on Amyloidosis (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jul 3-7; Uppsala, Sweden.

Wall JS, Williams A, Stuckey A, Martin EB, Richey T, Wooliver C, Heidel RE, Cheng X, Kennel SJ. Probing the structural requirements of polybasic peptides for effective and specific amyloid reactivity. Presented at The XVth International Symposium on Amyloidosis (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jul 3-7; Uppsala, Sweden.

Bhat SG, Simpson H, Heidel RE, Lewis JM. Utilization of human regenerative tissue matrix: A promising alternative to full thickness skin grafts in select patients undergoing wide local excision. Presented at Tennessee Chapter of American College of Surgeons; 2016 Jul 22-24; Memphis, TN.

Gordon VHL, Dudney T, Dhand R, Shamiyeh J, Heidel RE. Total sleep time strongly correlate with self-reported hospital admissions: An inpatient COPD cohort survey. Presented at SLEEP; 2016 Jun 11-15; Denver, CO.

Wilson GA, Blake GH, Stevens AR, McNabb A, Heidel RE. Comparing medical school training in rural, non-academic settings with training in academic settings: Is there a difference in preparedness for residency? Presented at Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference (Invited Lecture); 2016 Apr 30 - May 4; Minneapolis, MN.

Owen RC, Dresner S, Jennings M, Winter CA, Angelle JW, White WM, Jones LA, Kim ED. Non-industry sponsored safety analysis following collagenase clostridium histolyticum (Xiaflex) injection in men with Peyronie's disease. Presented at American Urological Association Annual Meeting; 2016 May 6-10; San Diego, CA.

Jennings M, Angelle J, White W. Robotic adrenalectomy for metastatic melanoma. Presented at American Urological Association Annual Meeting; 2016 May 6-10; San Diego, CA.

Singh A, Turner JF, Dudney T, Sneed G, Gaines T, Snidow J. Massive hemoptysis associated with aberrant blood supply and left lower lobe cystic mass in a patient on Prasugel. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2016 May 13-18; San Francisco, CA.

Bell JL, Heidel RE, Orucevic A. Axillary surgery in patients with ductal carcinoma in-situ (DCIS) - Analysis of the US National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) from 1998-2012. Presented at Society of Surgical Oncology's 69th Annual Cancer Symposium; 2016 Mar 2-5; Boston, MA.

Owen RC, Jennings M, Winter CA, Angelle JW, White WM, Jones LA, Kim ED. Non-industry sponsored safety analysis following collagenase clostridium histolyticum (Xiaflex) injection in men with Peyronie's disease. Presented at Southeastern Section of American Urological Association; 2016 Mar 17-20; Nashville, TN.

Basham K, White W, Owen R, Winter C, Jennings M, Angelle J, Waters WB. Robotic hemi-nephroureterectomy in a completely duplicated renal unit. Presented at Southeastern Section of American Urological Association; 2016 Mar 17-20; Nashville, TN.

Kleppe KL, Le HN, Mancini GJ. Low-opioid multimodal pain control strategies reduce narcotic utilization in sleeve gastrectomy patients. Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons; 2016 Mar 16-19; Boston, MA.

Jennings M, Basham K, Owen R, Winter C, Angelle J, Waters B, White W. Robotic adrenalectomy for metastatic melanoma. Presented at Southeastern Section of American Urological Association; 2016 Mar 17-20; Nashville, TN.

Brock TC, White WM, Pickens RB, Winter CA, Heidel RE. Accuracy of staging MRI in patients undergoing robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. Presented at Southeastern Section of American Urological Association; 2016 Mar 17-20; Nashville, TN.

Zite NB, Trimble HD, van Nes JB, Roake J, Heidel E. A novel cervical model to teach cervical dilation and effacement. Presented at Association of Processors of Gynecology and Obstetrics & Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 2-5; New Orleans, LA.

Bhat SG, McLoughlin JM, Orucevic A. A case of pancreatic intraductal tubular carcinoma: A rare entity with improved prognosis. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Bhat SG, Woody C, Heidel E, Orucevic A, Bell JL. Evolving trends & influencing factors in mastectomy decisions. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Beierle SP, Lewis J, Heidel RE, Stewart E, McLoughlin J. Women in breast surgery - does a shared anatomy equate to a shared interest? Presented at Academic Surgical Congress; 2016 Feb 2-4; Jacksonville, FL.

Beierle S, Heidel E, Lewis J, Stewart E, Bell J, Gray K, LaPinska M, Mancini M, Nelson HS, McLoughlin J. A novel technique using intraoperative fluoroscopy as a tool to achieve negative margins after a wire-guided partial mastectomy. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Landry M. PET/CT changes management in selective stage II melanoma patients. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Lamb B, Jeffcoach D, Childress R, Heidel RE, Daley BJ. Acute long bone fractures and the weekend effect. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Abraham MP, Russ AJ, Casillas MS. Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) for local excision of rectal neoplasms. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Abraham MP, Russ A, Casillas M. Effectiveness of the ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract (LIFT) with biologic mesh interposition in the treatment of fistula-in-ano. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Ford BR, Hruska CJ, Gray KD, Young YD. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor masquerading as a solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas; Implications of Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Therapy (TKI) in childbearing women. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Univers J, Mountain D, Freeman B, Fisher R, Kirkpatrick S, Klein F, Freeman M, Grandas O. Urotensin's mechanistic role for development of intimal hyperplasia in androgen deficient males. Presented at Academic Surgical Congress; 2016 Feb 2-4; Jacksonville, FL.

Univers J, Linton J, Tonks S, Mancini M. Laparoscopic management of a foramen of Winslow hernia. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Tonks S. Ten-year review of radiation exposure in vascular surgery training. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Lewis AJ, Jeffcoach D, Daley B. A retrospective look at cervical collar immobilization usage by emergency personnel in the population of trauma patients with cervical spine injury. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Kleppe KL, Gray KD, Stancher JA, Duncan LD, Vaughn JW, Orucevic A,. A rare case of plasmablastic lymphoma mimicking adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Ramshaw BJ. The hernia has recurred after component separation, now what? Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Ramshaw BJ. Synthetic mesh: How to make educated choices. Presented at Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Summit (Invited Lecture); 2016 Feb 25-27; Vail, CO.

Ramshaw BJ. Laparoscopic TEP repair: How and why. Presented at Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Summit (Invited Lecture); 2016 Feb 25-27; Vail, CO.

Ramshaw BJ. Maximizing your reimbursement through improving value in hernia repair. Presented at Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Summit (Invited Lecture); 2016 Feb 25-27; Vail, CO.

Ward AJ, Bell JL, Jerkins L. A model for survivorship care plans (SCP) at a large academic institution. Presented at Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research; 2016 Jan 15-16; San Francisco, CA.

Buckley MR, Mountain DJ, Bools LM, Kirkpatrick SS, Whelan J, Terry P, Freeman MB, Grandas OH. Dietary Zyflamend inhibits intimal hyperplasia development via the attenuation of macrophage infiltration in a rodent model of vascular injury. Presented at Southern Association for Vascular Surgery; 2016 Jan 20-23; Cancun, Mexico.

Jeffcoach DR, Gallegos JJ, Jesty SA, Coan PN, Chen J, Heidel RE, Daley, BJ. Utility of CPR in hemorrhagic shock, a dog model. Presented at 29th Annual Scientific Assesmly of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma; 2016 Jan 12-16; San Antonio, TX.

Buckley MR, McNally MM, Arnold JD, Grandas OH, Stevens SL, Goldman MH, Carlson ER, Freeman MB. Clinical outcomes of double mandibular osteotomy for exposure of skull based carotid artery pathology. Presented at Southern Association for Vascular Surgery; 2016 Jan 20-23; Cancun, Mexico.

Orucevic A, Heidel RE, Bell JL. Utilization and impact of Oncotype DX 21- gene breast cancer assay in clinical practice across the US: 2010-2012 National Cancer Data Base analysis. Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium; 2015 Dec 8-12; San Antonio, TX.

Orucevic A, Heidel RE, Bell JL. Analysis of the National Cancer Data Base 2010-2012 Oncotype DX breast cancer assay: Lessons learned. Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium; 2015 Dec 8-12; San Antonio, TX.

Abraham MP, Hinds M, Tayidi I, Jeffcoach DR, Corder JM, Hamilton LA, Lawson CM, Bollig RW, Heidel RE, McMillen JC, Daley BJ. Quetiapine for delirium prophylaxis in high-risk critically ill patients. Presented at Region IV Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition; 2015 Nov 20-21; Atlanta, GA.

Stevens SL. Treating dissection, perforations, embolization and other complications of lower extremity interventions when endo rescue fails: Tips and tricks. Presented at VEITH: 42nd Annual Symposium on Vascular and Endovascular Issues (Invited Lecture); 2015 Nov 17-21; New York, NY.

Sammons B, Cathey L, Heidel E, Rasnake M. Illicit injection drug use as a risk factor for hospital onset central line-associated bloodstream infection. Presented at Infectious Disease Society of America: ID Week; 2015 Oct 7-11; San Diego, CA.

Rumberger LK, Kolze C, Heidel RE, Himelright I, Spinell J, Findeiss L, Daley B. Improving the accuracy of CT scanning in the diagnosis of small bowel obstruction: To scan or not to scan…again? Presented at American College of Gastroenterology; 2015 Oct 16-21; Honolulu, HI.

Ogburn G, Misra N, Rasnake M, Sammons B, Mendez J, Heidel RE. Evaluation of peripheral eosinophilia in patients on Daptomycin. Presented at Infectious Disease Society of America: ID Week; 2015 Oct 7-11; San Diego, CA.

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