Jessica B O'Connell

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Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer survival rates with the new American Joint Committee on Cancer sixth edition staging
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Rm 72 215 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1420-5. 2004
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer in the young
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 187:343-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Cancer-directed surgery for localized disease: decreased use in the elderly
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Room 72 215, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:962-9. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Extracranial internal carotid artery mycotic aneurysm: case report and review
    Jessica Beth O'Connell
    UCLA Gonda Goldschmied Vascular Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6908, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:410-5. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Thrombolysis for acute lower extremity deep venous thrombosis in a tertiary care setting
    Jessica B O'Connell
    UCLA Gonda Goldschmied Vascular Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6908, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:511-7. 2010
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer survival rates with the new American Joint Committee on Cancer sixth edition staging
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Rm 72 215 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1420-5. 2004
    ..Using nationally representative Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) data, we compared survival rates associated with colon cancer stages defined according to both AJCC systems...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer in the young
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 187:343-8. 2004
    ..We performed a structured review of the current literature aiming to (1) characterize CRC in the young population and (2) determine how CRC in this population should be further addressed regarding detection and treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cancer-directed surgery for localized disease: decreased use in the elderly
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Room 72 215, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:962-9. 2004
    ..Using national data, we examined rates of surgical resection for patients with local-stage cancers...
  7. doi request reprint Extracranial internal carotid artery mycotic aneurysm: case report and review
    Jessica Beth O'Connell
    UCLA Gonda Goldschmied Vascular Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6908, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:410-5. 2009
    ..We also review the literature on mycotic aneurysms of the ICA, including the radiologic modalities available to diagnose this condition, epidemiology, pathophysiology, and treatment options...
  8. doi request reprint Thrombolysis for acute lower extremity deep venous thrombosis in a tertiary care setting
    Jessica B O'Connell
    UCLA Gonda Goldschmied Vascular Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6908, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:511-7. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the percentage of inpatients with ALE DVT at a tertiary medical center who were candidates for CDT therapy and whether these patients were appropriately offered such treatment...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Malignancies of the appendix: beyond case series reports
    Marcia L McGory
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 6904, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:2264-71. 2005
    ..A comprehensive analysis was performed for five histologic types of appendiceal tumors to compare incidence, clinicopathologic features, survival, and appropriateness of surgery...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Beyond the clinical trials: how often is sentinel lymph node dissection performed for breast cancer?
    Melinda A Maggard
    UCLA School of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson VA Clinical Scholars Program, 911 Broxton Avenue, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:41-7. 2005
    ..Until recently, SLND was limited to clinical trials. Because this technique is now offered outside of trials, its prevalence is unknown...
  15. 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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  16. doi request reprint Early postoperative hemorrhage after first rib resection for vascular thoracic outlet syndrome
    Hugh A Gelabert
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Gonda Goldschmied Vascular Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 25:624-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, surgery for these conditions requires careful balancing of anticoagulation and hemostasis. Our goal is to identify the optimal postoperative anticoagulation management of these patients...
  17. pmc Updated population-based review of carcinoid tumors
    Melinda A Maggard
    Robert Wood Johnson VA Clinical Scholars Program, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Surg 240:117-22. 2004
    ..To determine the population-based incidence, anatomic distribution, and survival rates of gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Survival after resection of ampullary carcinoma: a national population-based study
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, CHS, Rm 72 215, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1820-7. 2008
    ..Our objective was to complete a population-based analysis of patients undergoing resection for ampullary carcinoma and compare it with outcomes in the published literature...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer: epidemiology and health services research
    Letitia Bridges Hill
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 LeConte Avenue, 72 215 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 15:21-37. 2006
    ..Observations based on epidemiologic studies and health services research will in the future provide the basis for reducing personal and social burdens caused by colorectal carcinoma...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint What proportion of patients with an ostomy (for diverticulitis) get reversed?
    Melinda A Maggard
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 70:928-31. 2004
    ..Our study shows that although the majority of patients had their ostomies reversed, over 35 per cent did not at 4-year follow-up. Further studies are required to evaluate how this rate may be improved...
  25. doi request reprint Aneurysmectomy with arterial reconstruction of renal artery aneurysms in the endovascular era: a safe, effective treatment for both aneurysm and associated hypertension
    Ankur Chandra
    UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:503-10. 2010
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  26. doi request reprint Coronary revascularization after myocardial infarction can reduce risks of noncardiac surgery
    Masha Livhits
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:1018-26. 2011
    ..It is not known whether this holds true for high-risk patients with a history of recent MI. Our objective was to determine whether preoperative revascularization improves outcomes after noncardiac surgery in patients with a recent MI...