David A Etzioni

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Colorectal procedures: what proportion is performed by American board of colon and rectal surgery-certified surgeons?
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:713-20. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Outpatient treatment of acute diverticulitis: rates and predictors of failure
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:861-5. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Impact of the aging population on the demand for colorectal procedures
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:583-90; discussion 590-1. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Diverticulitis in the United States: 1998-2005: changing patterns of disease and treatment
    David A Etzioni
    Departments of Colorectal Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90033, USA
    Ann Surg 249:210-7. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Are survival rates different for young and older patients with rectal cancer?
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:2064-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Is there a language divide in pap test use?
    Ninez A Ponce
    UCLA Department of Health Services and UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Med Care 44:998-1004. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Rates of colon and rectal cancers are increasing in young adults
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am Surg 69:866-72. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterizing the performance and outcomes of obesity surgery in California
    Jerome H Liu
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 69:823-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The increasing workload of general surgery
    Jerome H Liu
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, California 90064, USA
    Arch Surg 139:423-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Do young colon cancer patients have worse outcomes?
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    World J Surg 28:558-62. 2004

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Publications34

  1. doi request reprint Colorectal procedures: what proportion is performed by American board of colon and rectal surgery-certified surgeons?
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:713-20. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that over time an increasing proportion of colorectal procedures is performed by subspecialty-trained colorectal surgeons...
  2. doi request reprint Outpatient treatment of acute diverticulitis: rates and predictors of failure
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:861-5. 2010
    ..We analyzed a large cohort of patients treated on an outpatient basis for an initial episode of acute diverticulitis to test our hypothesis that outpatient treatment of acute diverticulitis is highly effective...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of the aging population on the demand for colorectal procedures
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:583-90; discussion 590-1. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that as a result, during the next 20 years, the demand for colorectal procedures will grow rapidly...
  4. doi request reprint Diverticulitis in the United States: 1998-2005: changing patterns of disease and treatment
    David A Etzioni
    Departments of Colorectal Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90033, USA
    Ann Surg 249:210-7. 2009
    ..We analyzed whether these changes are reflected in patterns of practice in a nationally-representative patient cohort...
  5. ncbi request reprint Are survival rates different for young and older patients with rectal cancer?
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:2064-9. 2004
    ..This study uses a national-level, population-based cancer registry to compare rectal cancer outcomes between young vs. older populations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is there a language divide in pap test use?
    Ninez A Ponce
    UCLA Department of Health Services and UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Med Care 44:998-1004. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether primary language use, measured by language of interview, is associated with disparities in cervical cancer screening...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rates of colon and rectal cancers are increasing in young adults
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am Surg 69:866-72. 2003
    ..Although the overall prevalence is low in this population, the increasing incidence suggests health-care providers should have heightened awareness when caring for this population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterizing the performance and outcomes of obesity surgery in California
    Jerome H Liu
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 69:823-8. 2003
    ..Furthermore, this study identifies three independent predictors of complications: gender, comorbidity, and hospital volume. These findings are important initial steps toward improving quality in obesity surgery...
  9. ncbi request reprint The increasing workload of general surgery
    Jerome H Liu
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, California 90064, USA
    Arch Surg 139:423-8. 2004
    ..This aging of the population will lead to new challenges for the US health care system because older individuals are the largest consumers of health care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Do young colon cancer patients have worse outcomes?
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    World J Surg 28:558-62. 2004
    ..However, they have equivalent or better 5-year cancer-specific survival compared to older patients. This population-based finding contradicts prior single-institution reports...
  11. ncbi request reprint Workload projections for surgical oncology: will we need more surgeons?
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:1112-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify the effect of these changes on the demand for oncological procedures...
  12. ncbi request reprint A report card on outcomes for surgically treated gastrointestinal cancers: are we improving?
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Room 72 215 CHS, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Surg Res 121:214-21. 2004
    ..This study used two population-based data sets to report on nine surgery-related cancers over the past three decades...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diverticulitis in California from 1995 to 2006: increased rates of treatment for younger patients
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 75:981-5. 2009
    ..These increases are entirely due to higher rates of care for younger patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Elderly patients in surgical workloads: a population-based analysis
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Am Surg 69:961-5. 2003
    ..S. populations will increase dramatically (41% and 35% between 2000 and 2020). To provide the best quality of care, surgeons should embrace research, training, and educational opportunities regarding the treatment of elderly patients...
  15. doi request reprint Rates and predictors of chemotherapy use for stage III colon cancer: a systematic review
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Cancer 113:3279-89. 2008
    ..Attention needs to be focused on systematic approaches to prevent systems failures that result in underuse. Guidelines regarding chemotherapy use in elderly patients are especially important...
  16. ncbi request reprint Measuring the quality of colorectal cancer screening: the importance of follow-up
    David A Etzioni
    Department of General Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90403, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:1002-10. 2006
    ..This study examines patterns of colorectal cancer screening and follow-up within the nation's largest integrated health care system: the Veterans Health Administration...
  17. doi request reprint Colectomy for endoscopically unresectable polyps: how often is it cancer?
    Noelle L Bertelson
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:1111-6. 2012
    ..For endoscopically unresectable polyps, colectomy is generally indicated to prevent malignant transformation or to remove cancer already present...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inpatient surgery in California: 1990-2000
    Jerome H Liu
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Surg 138:1106-11; discussion 1111-2. 2003
    ..The practice environment for surgery is changing. However, little is known regarding the trends or current status of inpatient surgery at a population level...
  19. ncbi request reprint Do young breast cancer patients have worse outcomes?
    Melinda A Maggard
    Robert Wood Johnson VA Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Surg Res 113:109-13. 2003
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  20. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory bowel disease in the United States from 1998 to 2005: has infliximab affected surgical rates?
    Rebecca R Cannom
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 75:976-80. 2009
    ..Even in the era of infliximab, surgical care remains a mainstay in the treatment of IBD...
  21. doi request reprint Distance bias and surgical outcomes
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
    Med Care 51:238-44. 2013
    ..This study uses risk-adjusted surgical outcomes data to analyze distance bias in a population of patients treated surgically at a tertiary care institution...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sample size calculations in surgery: are they done correctly?
    Melinda A Maggard
    UCLA School of Medicine and the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Surgery 134:275-9. 2003
    ..quot; To address this issue, we reviewed RCTs published in the surgical literature to determine how often sample size calculations were reported and to analyze each study's ability to detect varying degrees of differences in outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint Underuse of curative surgery for early stage upper gastrointestinal cancers in the United States
    Lee J McGhan
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona 85054, USA
    J Surg Res 177:55-62. 2012
    ..Surgery is the cornerstone of potentially curative therapy for upper gastrointestinal cancer. We analyzed the patterns of treatment regarding the use of surgery for early-stage upper gastrointestinal cancer in the United States...
  24. doi request reprint Decision model of segmental compared with total abdominal colectomy for colon cancer in hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer
    Takafumi Maeda
    MSHS, Department of Surgery Division of Colorectal Surgery, Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Ave, Ste 7418, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:1175-80. 2010
    ..This study constructs a decision model that encompasses these two related considerations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Using volume criteria: do California hospitals measure up?
    Jerome H Liu
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Surg Res 113:96-101. 2003
    ..This study analyzes California hospitals within the context of these volume criteria...
  26. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of colorectal cancer among Asian Americans
    Matthew Y C Lin
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Am Surg 76:1154-7. 2010
    ..Ultimately, this modality may be more acceptable, leading to higher compliance for CRC screening in Asian Americans without likely degradation in cancer detection rates...
  27. doi request reprint Getting the science right on the surgeon workforce issue
    David A Etzioni
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Surg 146:381-4. 2011
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  28. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in patterns of treatment for acute peripheral arterial disease in the United States, 1998-2006
    Vincent L Rowe
    CardioVascular Thoracic Institute, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:21S-26S. 2010
    ..We analyze whether there are underlying differences in the types of treatment provided to patients who are acutely hospitalized for PAD...
  29. doi request reprint Surveillance after colorectal cancer resection: a systematic review
    Bilgi Baca
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:1036-48. 2011
    ..Despite an enormous amount of research performed regarding these programs, there is still uncertainty regarding what is appropriate surveillance...
  30. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of colorectal cancer test use: results from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer 101:2523-32. 2004
    ..The authors used the 2001 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS 2001) to evaluate 1) rates of CRC test use, 2) predictors of the receipt of tests, and 3) reasons for nonuse of CRC tests...
  31. pmc Hospital utilization for injection drug use-related soft tissue infections in urban versus rural counties in California
    Keith G Heinzerling
    UCLA Department of Family Medicine, 11075 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA, 90025, USA
    J Urban Health 83:176-81. 2006
    ..Increased access to harm reduction services and drug treatment may reduce government health care expenditures by preventing unnecessary hospital utilization for DR-STIs...
  32. doi request reprint C. difficile colitis--predictors of fatal outcome
    Haig Dudukgian
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:315-22. 2010
    ..A total abdominal colectomy may be lifesaving if performed before the point of no return. Identification of negative prognostic factors is desperately needed for optimization of the clinical and operative management...
  33. doi request reprint Treatment of complex anal fistulas with the collagen fistula plug
    Dimitrios Christoforidis
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1482-7. 2008
    ..In this study, we evaluated our experience with the Surgisis anal fistula plug, which was recently reported to be successful in >80 percent of patients with complex fistulas...
  34. pmc The aging population and its impact on the surgery workforce
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Surgery, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Los Angeles, CA 90403, USA
    Ann Surg 238:170-7. 2003
    ..To predict the impact of the aging population on the demand for surgical procedures...