V Velanovich

Summary

Affiliation: Henry Ford Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The lasso technique for laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Bovlevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:1766-71. 2006
  2. pmc Immunohistochemical identification of primary peritoneal serous cystadenocarcinoma mimicking advanced colorectal carcinoma: a case report
    Wesley B von Riedenauer
    Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Med Case Reports 1:150. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Endoscopic, endoluminal fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease: initial experience and lessons learned
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Surgery 148:646-51; discussion 651-3. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Qualitative analysis of the expectations of antireflux surgical outcomes of patients from different nationalities
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202 2689, USA
    Dis Esophagus 19:88-93. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The split-stomach fundoplication after esophagogastrectomy
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:178-83, discussion184-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Case-control comparison of laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:95-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Nonsurgical factors affecting symptomatic outcomes of antireflux surgery
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202 2689, USA
    Dis Esophagus 19:1-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the SAGES Outcomes Initiative groin hernia database
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:191-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the SAGES outcomes initiative cholecystectomy registry
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:43-50. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Using quality-of-life measurements in clinical practice
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Surgery 141:127-33. 2007

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Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint The lasso technique for laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Bovlevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:1766-71. 2006
    ..One of the difficulties with this approach is manipulating the pancreas with laparoscopic instruments to avoid unnecessary injury to the pancreas, and yet obtain adequate margins. The described technique accomplishes these goals...
  2. pmc Immunohistochemical identification of primary peritoneal serous cystadenocarcinoma mimicking advanced colorectal carcinoma: a case report
    Wesley B von Riedenauer
    Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Med Case Reports 1:150. 2007
    ..This case demonstrates the utility of immunohistochemistry for accurately diagnosing patients with inconclusive findings in the setting of peritoneal carcinomatosis and primary peritoneal cystadenocarcinoma...
  3. doi request reprint Endoscopic, endoluminal fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease: initial experience and lessons learned
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Surgery 148:646-51; discussion 651-3. 2010
    ..A new device, the Esophyx (Endogastric Solutions, Redmond, WA), provides the closest approximation experimentally to a standard Belsy fundoplication. This report describes an initial experience with this device...
  4. ncbi request reprint Qualitative analysis of the expectations of antireflux surgical outcomes of patients from different nationalities
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202 2689, USA
    Dis Esophagus 19:88-93. 2006
    ..Qualitative analysis is a useful tool in assessing patient expectations. Expectations were remarkably similar. Patients who did not mention postoperative adverse events as possibilities preoperatively were more likely to be dissatisfied...
  5. ncbi request reprint The split-stomach fundoplication after esophagogastrectomy
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:178-83, discussion184-5. 2006
    ..14 for the no wrap group (P = 0.03). The addition of the split-stomach fundoplication to esophagogastrectomy may decrease the incidence of anastomotic leak and postoperative refluxlike symptoms...
  6. ncbi request reprint Case-control comparison of laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:95-8. 2006
    ..03). Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy/splenectomy does lead to shorter hospital stay and faster return to normal activity. Pancreatic leak rate and overall complication rate appear similar...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nonsurgical factors affecting symptomatic outcomes of antireflux surgery
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202 2689, USA
    Dis Esophagus 19:1-4. 2006
    ..Awareness of these other causes can lead to more appropriate treatments...
  8. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the SAGES Outcomes Initiative groin hernia database
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:191-8. 2006
    ..It contains perioperative and postoperative data on nearly 20,000 operations. This report provides a descriptive analysis of the groin hernia database...
  9. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the SAGES outcomes initiative cholecystectomy registry
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:43-50. 2006
    ..This report provides a descriptive analysis of the cholecystectomy database...
  10. ncbi request reprint Using quality-of-life measurements in clinical practice
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Surgery 141:127-33. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint The development of the GERD-HRQL symptom severity instrument
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202 2689, USA
    Dis Esophagus 20:130-4. 2007
    ..The instrument has been translated into several languages, and appears valid, reliable and practical in each...
  12. ncbi request reprint Behavior and analysis of 36-item Short-Form Health Survey data for surgical quality-of-life research
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Mailstop K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Arch Surg 142:473-7; discussion 478. 2007
    ..Data from the 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) do not follow a normal distribution and should not be analyzed using parametric techniques. A novel type of analysis, top-box analysis, may add to the interpretation of these data...
  13. doi request reprint Innovative use of quality-of-life data: correlating physiologic parameters with patient-centered symptoms-- the example of anemia on the vitality of surgical oncology patients
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Surg Innov 15:47-51. 2008
    ..An example of a cause of fatigue, lassitude, and lack of vitality is anemia. This study explores whether a generic quality-of-life instrument's measure of vitality is correlated with anemia...
  14. doi request reprint Quality of life and performance status in patients with pancreatic and periampullary tumors
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Int J Clin Oncol 16:401-7. 2011
    ..To determine if pretreatment quality of life is associated with performance status in patients with pancreatic and periampullary tumors...
  15. doi request reprint Quality of life and symptomatic response to gastric neurostimulation for gastroparesis
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, K and Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1656-62; discussion 1662-3. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to report symptomatic and quality-of-life response to gastric neurostimulation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relationship of postoperative complications from preoperative biliary stents after pancreaticoduodenectomy. A new cohort analysis and meta-analysis of modern studies
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    JOP 10:24-9. 2009
    ..The importance of this issue rests on whether these postoperative complications are detrimental enough to not recommend preoperative chemoradiation in the treatment of pancreatic cancer...
  17. doi request reprint Endoscopic endoluminal radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus: initial results and lessons learned
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:2175-80. 2009
    ..This study reports the experience of a single surgeon using an endoscopic endoluminal device that delivers radiofrequency energy (the BARRx device) to ablate Barrett's esophagus...
  18. ncbi request reprint Using quality-of-life measurements to predict patient satisfaction outcomes for antireflux surgery
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich, USA
    Arch Surg 139:621-5; discussion 626. 2004
    ..Preoperative quality-of-life measurement can predict which patients will be satisfied with surgical fundoplication in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Medication usage and additional esophageal procedures after antireflux surgery
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 13:161-4. 2003
    ..In addition, most postoperative ARS patients placed on medications do not respond, and therefore require an objective evaluation for their symptoms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of paraesophageal hernias: outcome and quality of life analysis
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Dig Surg 18:432-7; discussion 437-8. 2001
    ..Paraesophageal hernias (PEHs) have protean clinical manifestations, and a variety of surgical approaches may be appropriate. We report both surgical and quality-of-life (QoL) outcomes for PEH repairs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Relationship of gastroesophageal reflux disease with adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus and cardia
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich 48202 2689, USA
    Dig Surg 19:349-53. 2002
    ..In order to further define this risk, we studied the relationship of GERD in patients with or without gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinomas...
  22. ncbi request reprint Partial splenectomy using a coupled saline-radiofrequency hemostatic device
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Am J Surg 185:66-8. 2003
    ..Despite improved technique, bleeding from the cut surface of the spleen still remains an obstacle...
  23. ncbi request reprint Esophagogastrectomy without pyloroplasty
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Dis Esophagus 16:243-5. 2003
    ..Maintaining the pylorus may protect patients from dumping syndrome, and bile reflux esophagitis with its potential noxious effects on the remaining esophageal mucosa...
  24. ncbi request reprint The effects of staging laparoscopy on trocar site and peritoneal recurrence of pancreatic cancer
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:310-3. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if SL increases the incidence of trocar-site and peritoneal recurrence of pancreatic cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint Staging laparoscopy promotes increased utilization of postoperative therapy for unresectable intra-abdominal malignancies
    V Velanovich
    Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, and the Josephine Ford Cancer Center, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 4:542-6. 2000
    ..Further studies to determine whether this better utilization of postoperative treatment results in better outcomes in these patients are needed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of manometrically discovered nonspecific motility disorders of the esophagus on the outcomes of antireflux surgery
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:335-41. 2004
    ..Manometrically discovered NMDs do not appear to affect preoperative symptoms or symptomatic outcomes of patients surgically treated for GERD. These findings my reflect the severity of GERD and may improve with antireflux surgery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Surgery in heart and lung transplant patients
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Am J Surg 187:501-4. 2004
    ..After transplant, these patients may need surgery for common diseases and for problems caused by immunosuppression. The purpose of this study was to determine surgical outcomes heart and lung transplant patients after transplantation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders affect outcomes of antireflux operations for gastroesophageal reflux disease
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202-2689, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:171-5. 2001
    ..Antireflux surgery in patients who suffer from major depression or anxiety disorder should be approached with great trepidation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic endoluminal radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus in patients with fundoplications
    N Hubbard
    Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Blvd, Detroit, Michigan 48202 2689, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:625-8. 2007
    ..This report is presents an early experience of the effects of endoluminal ablation on the reflux symptoms and completeness of ablation in post-fundoplication patients...
  30. doi request reprint Management of preoperatively suspected choledocholithiasis: a decision analysis
    Bilal Kharbutli
    Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1973-80. 2008
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to determine the optimal management of such patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Clinical and quality of life outcomes of laparoscopic and open splenectomy for haematological diseases
    V Velanovich
    Divisions of General Surgery and Hematology/Oncology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202-2689, USA
    Eur J Surg 167:23-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: In properly selected patients laparoscopic splenectomy is preferable to open splenectomy...
  32. ncbi request reprint The use of tissue sealant to prevent fistula formation after laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy
    V Velanovich
    Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Blvd, K 8, Detroit, MI, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:1222. 2007
    ..Fibrin sealants are products that promote the adhesion of tissue surfaces to each other. This report demonstrates the use of fibrin sealants to decrease the incidence of pancreatic fistula...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of gastrointestinal stromal tumors for recurrence rates and patterns of long-term follow-up
    Laila Samiian
    Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Am Surg 70:187-91; discussion 191-2. 2004
    ..Therefore, we recommend systematic follow-up after surgical resection of a malignant GIST to include physical examination and CT scan at 6-month intervals for up to 2 years after surgery with repeat CT scan at 3 years...
  34. pmc Heller myotomy for achalasia: quality of life comparison of laparoscopic and open approaches
    M Katilius
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202-2689, USA
    JSLS 5:227-31. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Laparoscopic Heller myotomy has comparable success to open Heller myotomy, and causes less early detriment to quality of life. This should be the primary treatment in all fit surgical patients with achalasia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication after failed endoscopic gastroplication
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202 2689, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 12:305-8. 2002
    ..Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is feasible after failed endoscopic gastroplication. Symptomatic improvement is similar to that with the de novo operation. However, in some patients, dysphagia may persist longer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Case-control comparison of endoscopic gastroplication with laparoscopic fundoplication in the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease: early symptomatic outcomes
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 12:219-23. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, approximately one quarter of patients will have no improvement, which is much more than those undergoing laparoscopic fundoplication...
  37. doi request reprint Implementation of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program: critical steps to success for surgeons and hospitals
    Vic Velanovich
    Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:474-9. 2009
    ..The NSQIP was instituted at a large tertiary hospital in 2005, identifying through experience 12 critical steps to help surgeons and hospitals implement the NSQIP...
  38. ncbi request reprint The effect of chronic pain syndromes and psychoemotional disorders on symptomatic and quality-of-life outcomes of antireflux surgery
    Vic Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202 2689, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:53-8. 2003
    ..In conclusion, PED/CPS patients are generally dissatisfied with antireflux surgery. Although some patients do benefit from surgery, careful patient selection is required...
  39. doi request reprint What ring tone should be used for patient safety? Early results with a Blackberry-based telementoring safety solution
    Alton Parker
    Department of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Surg 199:336-40; discussion 340-1. 2010
    ..This technology is time- and cost-efficient, as well as reliable...
  40. ncbi request reprint Quality of life convergence of laparoscopic and open anti-reflux surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease
    A Violette
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202 2689, USA
    Dis Esophagus 20:416-9. 2007
    ..2, which is considered an adequate sample size. Although LARS does produce better QoL scores in the early postoperative period, after 1 year, these scores converge...
  41. ncbi request reprint Correlation of patient-derived utility values and quality of life after pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic cancer
    Stephen J Warnick
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:906-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if UV and quality of life are correlated after pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma and to assess quality of life after pancreaticoduodenectomy...
  42. pmc Comparison of antireflux surgery among ethnicity
    Benjamin Haithcock
    Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:535-41. 2004
    ..When they do, they appear to have higher conversion and complication rates. Nevertheless, satisfaction with surgery is similar to caucasians...
  43. ncbi request reprint Pyloroplasty with fundoplication in the treatment of combined gastroesophageal reflux disease and bloating
    Suhair Masqusi
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    World J Surg 31:332-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether a pyloroplasty with a fundoplication will improve bloating symptoms in these patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint The quality of quality of life studies in general surgical journals
    V Velanovich
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202-2689, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 193:288-96. 2001
    ..Researchers and journal reviewers need to be better versed on the techniques of quality of life research...
  45. doi request reprint Enterra Therapy: gastric neurostimulator for gastroparesis
    Humberto C Gonzalez
    Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 7:319-32. 2010
    ..We will analyze the device in detail, its placement and the results of studies evaluating its efficacy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Predictors of cancer in patients with suspected pancreatic malignancy without a tissue diagnosis
    David A Tessler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Henry Ford Hospital, Gastroenterology, K 7, 2799 West Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Surg 191:191-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to identify predictive factors for malignancy in patients undergoing surgery for suspected pancreatic cancer without a preoperative tissue diagnosis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic pancreatic cysts: a decision analysis approach to observation versus resection
    Timothy Liao
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Pancreas 35:243-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine threshold values to choose resection over observation for a patient with an asymptomatic pancreatic cyst...
  48. ncbi request reprint The relative influence of surgical disease and co-morbidities on patient responses to a generic health-related quality-of-life instrument
    Emily France
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, 2 Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am Surg 75:1084-90. 2009
    ..Importantly, as the number of comorbidities increased, the scores of the SF-36 decreased, implying that the effect of the surgical disease would be greater in patients with fewer comorbidities...
  49. doi request reprint Accelerating the pace of surgical quality improvement: the power of hospital collaboration
    Darrell A Campbell
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0331, USA
    Arch Surg 145:985-91. 2010
    ..A regional collaborative approach is an efficient platform for surgical quality improvement...
  50. pmc A statewide assessment of surgical site infection following colectomy: the role of oral antibiotics
    Michael J Englesbe
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5331, USA
    Ann Surg 252:514-9; discussion 519-20. 2010
    ..To determine the utility of adding oral nonabsorbable antibiotics to the bowel prep prior to elective colon surgery...
  51. doi request reprint Relationship between hospital volume, system clinical resources, and mortality in pancreatic resection
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:520-7. 2009
    ..We studied whether associations exist between hospital volume and hospital clinical resources and between both of these factors to mortality to help explain this relationship...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effects of depression on the survival of pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Shahin Sheibani-Rad
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Pancreas 32:58-61. 2006
    ..In other malignancies, depression has been shown to adversely affect survival. The purpose of this study was to assess whether survival after resection for pancreatic cancer is shortened by the pretreatment presence of depression...
  53. ncbi request reprint Causes for the undertreatment of elderly breast cancer patients: tailoring treatments to individual patients
    Vic Velanovich
    Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital and the Josephine Ford Cancer Center, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 194:8-13. 2002
    ..Ageism has been suggested as a cause for the undertreatment of elderly breast cancer patients. The purpose of this study was to determine the rate and causes of elderly patients not receiving standard therapy...
  54. ncbi request reprint Patient-perceived cosmesis and satisfaction after breast biopsy: comparison of stereotactic incisional, excisional, and wire-localized biopsy techniques
    Kendra Chun
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Surgery 131:497-501. 2002
    ..Because all 3 techniques are reliable, cosmesis has been suggested to be a critical issue driving procedure choice. However, no study has surveyed breast biopsy patients themselves as to the importance of this issue...
  55. doi request reprint The natural language of the surgeon's clinical note in outcomes assessment: a qualitative analysis of the medical record
    J Michael Miller
    Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Surg 199:817-22. 2010
    ..The hypothesis of this study is that these notes are inadequate to assess patient-centered outcomes and determine surgeons' core competencies...
  56. ncbi request reprint Surgical indications in idiopathic splenomegaly
    John Alfred Carr
    Department of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Arch Surg 137:64-8. 2002
    ..The incidence of primary lymphoma of the spleen in patients with idiopathic splenomegaly is significant...
  57. ncbi request reprint Occlusion of metallic biliary stent related to nickel allergy
    Salman Fasih Khan
    Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202 2689, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:413-4. 2007
  58. doi request reprint Why good ideas don't take off
    Vic Velanovich
    Am J Surg 195:827-8. 2008