Melinda A Maggard

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery for weight loss and glycemic control in nonmorbidly obese adults with diabetes: a systematic review
    Melinda Maggard-Gibbons
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, California, USA
    JAMA 309:2250-61. 2013
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators in bariatric surgery: improving quality of care
    Melinda A Maggard
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:423-9; discussion 429-30. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Indications for performing carpal tunnel surgery: clinical quality measures
    Melinda A Maggard
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif 90095, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:169-79. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: surgical treatment of obesity
    Melinda A Maggard
    Southern California Evidence Based Practice Center, RAND Health Division, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:547-59. 2005
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Pregnancy and fertility following bariatric surgery: a systematic review
    Melinda A Maggard
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, USA
    JAMA 300:2286-96. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Are 12 nodes needed to accurately stage T1 and T2 colon cancers?
    Melinda A Maggard
    Department of Surgery, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:640-7. 2009
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Age stratified, perioperative, and one-year mortality after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a statewide experience
    David A Rigberg
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, UCLA School of Medicine, West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:224-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery for weight loss and glycemic control in nonmorbidly obese adults with diabetes: a systematic review
    Melinda Maggard-Gibbons
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, California, USA
    JAMA 309:2250-61. 2013
    ..Bariatric surgery is beneficial in persons with a body mass index (BMI) of 35 or greater with obesity-related comorbidities. There is interest in using these procedures in persons with lower BMI and diabetes...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators in bariatric surgery: improving quality of care
    Melinda A Maggard
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:423-9; discussion 429-30. 2006
    ..There is a need to standardize the processes of care in this specialty, and, as an attempt to do so, quality indicators were developed...
  4. doi request reprint Indications for performing carpal tunnel surgery: clinical quality measures
    Melinda A Maggard
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif 90095, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:169-79. 2010
    ..Rates of carpal tunnel surgery vary for unclear reasons. In this study, the authors developed measures determining when surgery is necessary (benefits exceed risks), inappropriate (risks outweigh benefits), or optional...
  5. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: surgical treatment of obesity
    Melinda A Maggard
    Southern California Evidence Based Practice Center, RAND Health Division, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:547-59. 2005
    ..Controversy exists regarding the effectiveness of surgery for weight loss and the resulting improvement in health-related outcomes...
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Pregnancy and fertility following bariatric surgery: a systematic review
    Melinda A Maggard
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, USA
    JAMA 300:2286-96. 2008
    ..Use of bariatric surgery has increased dramatically during the past 10 years, particularly among women of reproductive age...
  8. doi request reprint Are 12 nodes needed to accurately stage T1 and T2 colon cancers?
    Melinda A Maggard
    Department of Surgery, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:640-7. 2009
    ..For T1 tumors, 4 nodes had 24% lower hazard of death compared to <4. For T2 tumors, 10 nodes had the biggest survival impact, 15% lower hazard of death. In conclusion, the number of nodes to stage T1 and T2 lesions may be <12...
  9. 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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  10. ncbi request reprint Age stratified, perioperative, and one-year mortality after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a statewide experience
    David A Rigberg
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, UCLA School of Medicine, West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:224-9. 2006
    ..Age stratification could provide clinicians with information more applicable to an individual patient than overall mortality figures...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Readmissions following pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreas cancer: a population-based appraisal
    Irina Yermilov
    Department of Surgery, Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:554-61. 2009
    ..Fifty-nine percent of patients were readmitted within 1 year after pancreaticoduodenectomy and 47% were readmitted to a secondary hospital...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Thirty-day mortality statistics underestimate the risk of repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms: a statewide experience
    David A Rigberg
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, UCLA School of Medicine, West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:217-22; discussion 223. 2006
    ..These data provide clinicians with information more applicable to an individual patient than mortality figures from a single institutional series...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Invasive lobular vs. ductal breast cancer: a stage-matched comparison of outcomes
    Nabil Wasif
    John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1862-9. 2010
    ..Does delayed diagnosis of ILC affect survival? We used a national registry to compare outcomes of patients with stage-matched ILC and IDC...
  21. ncbi request reprint Anal canal cancer: a population-based reappraisal
    Melinda A Maggard
    Robert Wood Johnson VA Clinical Scholars Program, West Los Angeles Veterans Administration, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:1517-23; discussion 1523-4; author reply 1524. 2003
    ..Although the most successful treatment for anal canal cancer has been chemoradiation, little information at the population-level exists regarding demographics, treatment, and survival...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Appropriateness criteria for bariatric surgery: beyond the NIH guidelines
    Irina Yermilov
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1521-7. 2009
    ..Only for the most severe degrees of comorbidities were adolescent and elderly patients deemed appropriate for surgery. Patient selection for bariatric procedures should include consideration of both patient age and comorbidity severity...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint What is the rate of small bowel obstruction after colectomy?
    Janak A Parikh
    Department of Surgery, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am Surg 74:1001-5. 2008
    ..001). One in 10 patients without a history of SBO who undergoes a colectomy will be readmitted at least once in the subsequent 3 years for SBO, and there is a high mortality rate in this group, especially in the elderly...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of staging node-negative pancreas cancer: a potential quality measure
    James S Tomlinson
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Surg 142:767-723; discussion 773-4. 2007
    ..To determine the optimal number of lymph nodes to examine for accurate staging of node-negative pancreatic adenocarcinoma after pancreaticoduodenectomy...
  28. ncbi request reprint How much do standardized forms improve the documentation of quality of care?
    Janak A Parikh
    Department of Surgery, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Surg Res 143:158-63. 2007
    ..Chart abstraction is a common method for measuring the quality of surgical care. In this study we examine how the use of standardized operative dictation and history forms improves documentation rates of bariatric quality measures...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. doi request reprint Trends, patterns, and outcomes in the management of malignant colonic polyps in the general population of the United States
    Nabil Wasif
    John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Cancer 117:931-7. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to analyze trends and patterns in the surgical treatment of MPs and to assess outcomes as measured by lymph node retrieval and patient survival...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. doi request reprint Underuse of axillary dissection for the management of sentinel node micrometastases in breast cancer
    Nabil Wasif
    John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John s Health Center, 2200 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Arch Surg 145:161-6. 2010
    ..Current American Society of Clinical Oncology guidelines for management of sentinel node micrometastases (SNMM) in breast cancer recommend axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) for all patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis in surgery: methods and limitations
    Tina T Ng
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Surg 141:1125-30; discussion 1131. 2006
    ..This review provides an overview of the principles, application, and limitations of meta-analysis in the context of surgery...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. doi request reprint Trends and outcomes of adolescent bariatric surgery in California, 2005-2007
    Howard C Jen
    Department of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, and UCLA Fit for Health Weight Program, Mattel Children s Hospital UCLA, Division of Pediatric Surgery, UCLA Medical Center, 10833 Le Conte Ave, CHS Building, MC 709818, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e746-53. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate trends, and outcomes of adolescents who undergo bariatric surgery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Why do breast cancer mortality rates vary across states?
    Melinda A Maggard
    UCLA Department of Surgery, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 69:59-62. 2003
    ..As such breast cancer mortality rates may be best improved by targeting screening and access-to-care issues rather than treatment...
  41. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of perioperative beta blockade: what is the actual risk reduction?
    Marcia L McGory
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 6904, USA
    Surgery 138:171-9. 2005
    ..The objective is to evaluate the effect of perioperative beta blockade in noncardiac surgery for protection against mortality or cardiac events...
  42. ncbi request reprint Development of quality indicators: lessons learned in bariatric surgery
    Melinda A Maggard
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Am Surg 72:870-4. 2006
    ..As quality indicators will likely be developed and used increasingly, future projects in this regard will benefit from these lessons...
  43. ncbi request reprint Negative appendectomy rate: influence of CT scans
    Marcia L McGory
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Surgery, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, 72 215 Center for Health Sciences, Box 956904, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    Am Surg 71:803-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, use of CT was associated with lower rate of negative appendectomy, depending on patient age and sex...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint A 10-year outcomes evaluation of mucinous and signet-ring cell carcinoma of the colon and rectum
    Hakjung Kang
    Department of Surgery, Daehang Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1161-8. 2005
    ..This study used a national cancer registry to analyze the epidemiology and survival outcomes of these two subtypes of colorectal cancer compared with adenocarcinoma tumors...
  46. ncbi request reprint Rare tumors of the colon and rectum: a national review
    Hakjung Kang
    Department of Surgery, Daehang Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    Int J Colorectal Dis 22:183-9. 2007
    ..This population-based evaluation is the first comprehensive look at four rare histologic types of CRC, allowing comparisons with the more common adenocarcinoma for clinical and pathological features and survival rates...