Selwyn O Rogers

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Variations in surgeon treatment recommendations for lobectomy in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer by patient age and comorbidity
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1581-8. 2010
  2. ncbi The role of perioperative hyperglycemia in postoperative infections
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Division of Trauma, Burns, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Adv Surg 43:103-9. 2009
  3. doi Disparities in surgery: access to outcomes
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Center for Surgery and Public Health, 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachsetts 02115, USA
    World J Surg 32:505-8. 2008
  4. ncbi Multivariable predictors of postoperative venous thromboembolic events after general and vascular surgery: results from the patient safety in surgery study
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1211-21. 2007
  5. ncbi Outcomes research in surgery: a call to arms
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Surg Res 128:218-20. 2005
  6. doi Adjuvant chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer: do physicians agree about the importance of patient age and comorbidity?
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine and the Department of Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:2532-7. 2008
  7. pmc Surgeons' volume of colorectal cancer procedures and collaborative decision-making about adjuvant therapies
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery, daggerCenter for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg 250:895-900. 2009
  8. doi Lack of insurance negatively affects trauma mortality in US children
    Heather Rosen
    Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1952-7. 2009
  9. doi Insurance status and hospital discharge disposition after trauma: inequities in access to postacute care
    Greg D Sacks
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health, and Division of Burn, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Trauma 71:1011-5. 2011
  10. pmc Predictors and outcomes of limited resection for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
    Sarah E Billmeier
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1621-9. 2011

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Publications48

  1. pmc Variations in surgeon treatment recommendations for lobectomy in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer by patient age and comorbidity
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1581-8. 2010
    ..We surveyed surgeons to understand how their recommendations for lobectomy were influenced by age, the presence and severity of smoking-related lung disease, or by characteristics of the surgeons and their practices...
  2. ncbi The role of perioperative hyperglycemia in postoperative infections
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Division of Trauma, Burns, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Adv Surg 43:103-9. 2009
    ..Maintaining euglycemia postoperatively is a simple and actionable step that could decrease the risk of postoperative infections and postoperative mortality...
  3. doi Disparities in surgery: access to outcomes
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Center for Surgery and Public Health, 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachsetts 02115, USA
    World J Surg 32:505-8. 2008
    ..The synergy of population-based research and clinical practice may allow the surgical healthcare team of the near future to implement strategies to achieve health equity, an important dimension of quality, in surgery...
  4. ncbi Multivariable predictors of postoperative venous thromboembolic events after general and vascular surgery: results from the patient safety in surgery study
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1211-21. 2007
    ..Accurate risk prediction is an essential first step toward limiting serious, and sometimes fatal, postoperative VTE. We sought to develop and test a model to predict patients at high risk for postoperative VTE...
  5. ncbi Outcomes research in surgery: a call to arms
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Surg Res 128:218-20. 2005
  6. doi Adjuvant chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer: do physicians agree about the importance of patient age and comorbidity?
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine and the Department of Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:2532-7. 2008
    ..We surveyed cancer physicians to understand how patients' age and comorbidity influence adjuvant chemotherapy recommendations and whether physician or practice characteristics also affect these recommendations...
  7. pmc Surgeons' volume of colorectal cancer procedures and collaborative decision-making about adjuvant therapies
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery, daggerCenter for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg 250:895-900. 2009
    ..Few studies have assessed associations of surgeons' practice volume with processes of care that lead to better outcomes...
  8. doi Lack of insurance negatively affects trauma mortality in US children
    Heather Rosen
    Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1952-7. 2009
    ..Given findings indicating the widespread nature of disparities based on insurance, we hypothesized that a disparity in patient outcome (death) after trauma among the uninsured may exist, despite the EMTALA...
  9. doi Insurance status and hospital discharge disposition after trauma: inequities in access to postacute care
    Greg D Sacks
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health, and Division of Burn, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Trauma 71:1011-5. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that access to specialized postacute care is less available to patients who lack health insurance...
  10. pmc Predictors and outcomes of limited resection for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
    Sarah E Billmeier
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1621-9. 2011
    ..We examined patient and surgeon factors associated with limited resection and compared postoperative and long-term outcomes between sublobar and lobar resections...
  11. doi The effect of operative timing on functional outcome after isolated spinal trauma
    Greg D Sacks
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Trauma 71:1668-72. 2011
    ..By treating time to operation as a categorical variable and limiting our analysis to isolated spinal trauma, we hypothesized that time to operation would not be a predictor of functional outcome...
  12. doi Downwardly mobile: the accidental cost of being uninsured
    Heather Rosen
    Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Surg 144:1006-11. 2009
    ....
  13. doi Predictors of nursing home admission, severe functional impairment, or death one year after surgery for non-small cell lung cancer
    Sarah E Billmeier
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 257:555-63. 2013
    ..To assess factors associated with nursing home admission, severe functional impairment, or death 1 year after surgery for stage I-IIIa non-small cell lung cancer...
  14. doi Factors affecting morbidity in emergency general surgery
    Felix Akinbami
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Surg 201:456-62. 2011
    ..Emergency status adversely affects surgical outcomes. Predictors of increased morbidity of emergency general surgery are unknown. We determined predictors of postoperative complications of emergency general surgery...
  15. ncbi Bariatric operations in Veterans Affairs and selected university medical centers: results of the patient safety in surgery study
    David B Lautz
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1261-72. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate outcomes and predictors of morbidity in patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) during the Patient Safety in Surgery (PSS) Study...
  16. doi Can universal coverage eliminate health disparities? Reversal of disparate injury outcomes in elderly insured minorities
    Michelle Ramirez
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103 8402, USA
    J Surg Res 182:264-9. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that such disparities might be reduced in the elderly owing to insurance coverage under Medicare. We investigated this issue by comparing the trauma outcomes in young and elderly patients in California...
  17. doi Tale of two sites: capillary versus arterial blood glucose testing in the operating room
    Felix Akinbami
    Department of Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Surg 203:423-7. 2012
    ..This study aims to determine the accuracy of intraoperative blood glucose values using capillary samples relative to arterial samples...
  18. doi Percent body fat and prediction of surgical site infection
    Emily Waisbren
    Plastic Surgery Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:381-9. 2010
    ..Body mass index (BMI) is commonly used to define obesity (BMI >or=30 kg/m(2)), but percent body fat (%BF) (obesity is >25%BF [men]; >31%BF [women]) might better predict SSI risk because BMI might not reflect body composition...
  19. doi Preoperative hyponatremia and perioperative complications
    Alexander A Leung
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:1474-81. 2012
    ..Although hyponatremia has been linked to increased morbidity and mortality in a variety of medical conditions, its association with perioperative outcomes remains uncertain...
  20. pmc Physician factors associated with discussions about end-of-life care
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer 116:998-1006. 2010
    ..Guidelines recommend advanced care planning for terminally ill patients with <1 year to live. Few data are available regarding when physicians and their terminally ill patients typically discuss end-of-life issues...
  21. ncbi Resident education and management of end-of-life care: the resident's perspective
    Zara Cooper
    Center for Surgery and the Public Health, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Surg Educ 67:79-84. 2010
    ..We surveyed surgical residents to learn their perspectives and training experience with discussing end-of-life care and WWLST with patients...
  22. doi Relationship of perioperative hyperglycemia and postoperative infections in patients who undergo general and vascular surgery
    Margarita Ramos
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Brigham and Women s Hospital Center for Surgery and Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 248:585-91. 2008
    ..Evaluate the association of perioperative hyperglycemia and postoperative infections (POI) in patients who had undergone general surgery...
  23. doi Race and surgical outcomes: it is not all black and white
    Nestor F Esnaola
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Surg 248:647-55. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the apparent adverse effect of race on surgical outcomes is due to confounding by comorbidity, not race itself...
  24. doi Emergency surgical care delivery in post-earthquake Haiti: Partners in Health and Zanmi Lasante experience
    Thomas McIntyre
    Department of Surgery, Kings County Hospital Center, SUNY Downstate School of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    World J Surg 35:745-50. 2011
    ..The goal of the present study was to provide a cross-sectional assessment of surgical need and care delivery across PIH/ZL facilities after the earthquake in Haiti...
  25. doi Preoperative glucose as a screening tool in patients without diabetes
    Rui Wang
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Surg Res 186:371-8. 2014
    ..We evaluated preoperative glucose as a marker for postoperative outcomes in patients without diabetes to assess its usefulness as a potential screening tool...
  26. doi The impact of natural disaster on pediatric surgical delivery: a review of Haiti six months before and after the 2010 earthquake
    Christopher D Hughes
    Children s Hospital Boston, MA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:523-33. 2012
    ..Little is known about pediatric surgical disease in resource-poor countries. This study documents the surgical care of children in central Haiti and demonstrates the influence of the 2010 earthquake on pediatric surgical delivery...
  27. doi The impact of insurance status on actuarial survival in hospitalized trauma patients: when do they die?
    Stephanie R Downing
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Trauma 70:130-4; discussion 134-5. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate whether these factors exerted survival impact that could be observed throughout the hospital stay...
  28. ncbi Trends in lung surgery: United States 1988 to 2002
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Chest 130:1462-70. 2006
    ..To elucidate temporal changes in the demographics of lung resections, we analyzed nationally representative data that were collected for the National Hospital Discharge Survey from 1988 to 2002...
  29. ncbi Surgery for anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the left aortic sinus
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1829-31. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi Tension pneumothorax with pneumopericardium
    Syed Hashmi
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Trauma 54:1254. 2003
  31. doi Minorities struggle to advance in academic medicine: A 12-y review of diversity at the highest levels of America's teaching institutions
    Peter T Yu
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8402, USA
    J Surg Res 182:212-8. 2013
    ..Blacks, Hispanics, and women are underrepresented in academic medicine. This study sought to identify recent trends in the academic appointments of underrepresented groups at all levels of academic medicine...
  32. doi Preinjury beta blocker usage does not affect the heart rate response to initial trauma resuscitation
    Joaquim M Havens
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Burns and Surgical Critical Care, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Surg 10:518-21. 2012
    ..The effect of preinjury beta blockade on heart rate during initial trauma resuscitation is unclear. We hypothesized that preinjury beta blockade does not affect the heart rate response to initial trauma resuscitation...
  33. pmc Novel risk markers and long-term outcomes of delirium: the successful aging after elective surgery (SAGES) study design and methods
    Eva M Schmitt
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:818.e1-10. 2012
    ..This program project was designed to contribute to our understanding of the complex multifactorial syndrome of delirium...
  34. doi Can hospitals "game the system" by avoiding high-risk patients?
    David C Chang
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8401, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:80-6; discussion 87. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that avoidance of high-risk patients will not change risk-adjusted rankings...
  35. pmc Relation of surgeon and hospital volume to processes and outcomes of colorectal cancer surgery
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg 244:1003-11. 2006
    ..We assessed the relation of surgeon and hospital volume to postoperative and overall mortality, colostomy rates, and use of adjuvant radiation therapy...
  36. doi Graduate medical education in trauma/critical care and acute care surgery: defining goals for a new workforce
    Edward Kelly
    Division of Burn, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 92:1055-64, x. 2012
    ..This article reviews the development and goals for Fellowship training of this new specialty...
  37. ncbi Patterns of communication breakdowns resulting in injury to surgical patients
    Caprice C Greenberg
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:533-40. 2007
    ..Communication breakdowns are a common threat to surgical safety, but there are little data to guide initiatives to improve communication...
  38. pmc Facilitating Clinical Outcomes Assessment through the automated identification of quality measures for prostate cancer surgery
    Leonard W D'Avolio
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, Veterans Administration Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:341-8. 2008
    ....
  39. doi Measuring communication in the surgical ICU: better communication equals better care
    Mallory Williams
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:17-22. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to describe resident-fellow patient care communication patterns in the surgical ICU and correlate established communication patterns with short-term outcomes...
  40. ncbi Predictors of survival and length of stay in burn patients older than 80 years of age: does age really matter?
    Bohdan Pomahac
    Department of Surgery and Plastic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:265-9. 2006
    ..The survival of patients older than 80 years of age with burn injury is better than reported. Modern burn care allows survival in many patients over 80 with less than 60% TBSA burns without significant other co-morbidities...
  41. ncbi Analysis of surgical errors in closed malpractice claims at 4 liability insurers
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass Brigham and Women s Hospital and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Surgery 140:25-33. 2006
    ..The relative importance of the different factors that cause surgical error is unknown. Malpractice claim file analysis may help to identify leading causes of surgical error and identify opportunities for prevention...
  42. ncbi Disparate outcomes in patients with colorectal cancer: effect of race on long-term survival
    L James Wudel
    Division of Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Arch Surg 137:550-4; discussion 554-6. 2002
    ..Contributing factors may include advanced tumor stage at diagnosis, differences in treatment, more aggressive tumor biology, access to care, and patient comorbidity...
  43. ncbi Giant colonic lipoma as lead point for intermittent colo-colonic intussusception
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Surgery 131:687-8. 2002
  44. ncbi Urinary tract infection in surgical patients
    Syed Hashmi
    Section of Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Am J Surg 186:53-6. 2003
    ..The majority of these infections are due to urinary catheters. One strategy that has been advanced to prevent the morbidity associated with these infections is the use of silver-coated urinary catheters...
  45. ncbi The holy Grail of surgical quality Improvement: process measures or risk-adjusted outcomes?
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Surg 72:1046-50; discussion 1061-9, 1133-48. 2006
    ..It is only through the combined use of improved understanding of the relationship of processes of care and outcomes that we will make surgical care safer and improve quality...
  46. ncbi Current concepts in critical care
    Syed Hashmi
    Department of Surgery, Lincoln County Medical Center, 207 Sudderth, Ruidoso, NM 88345, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 200:88-95. 2005
  47. pmc Relationship of plasma gelsolin levels to outcomes in critically ill surgical patients
    Po Shun Lee
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg 243:399-403. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between plasma gelsolin levels and mortality following surgery or trauma...
  48. ncbi A population-based study of survival among elderly persons diagnosed with colorectal cancer: does race matter if all are insured? (United States)
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:193-9. 2004
    ..We examined the effect of race on CRC outcomes in a population-based study of elderly Tennesseeans who had identical healthcare coverage - simultaneous enrollment in both Medicaid and Medicare...