Marcia L McGory

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators for the care of colorectal cancer in vulnerable elders
    Marcia L McGory
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:S277-84. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The significance of inadvertent splenectomy during colorectal cancer resection
    Marcia L McGory
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 72 215 Center for Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    Arch Surg 142:668-74. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of quality indicators for patients undergoing colorectal cancer surgery
    Marcia L McGory
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10833 Le Conte Ave, 72 215 Center for Health Sciences, Box 956904, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1623-33. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Developing quality indicators for elderly surgical patients
    Marcia L McGory
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    Ann Surg 250:338-47. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint A patient's race/ethnicity does not explain the underuse of appropriate adjuvant therapy in colorectal cancer
    Marcia L McGory
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Center for Health Sciences, Box 956904, Los Angeles, California, 90095 6904, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:319-29. 2006
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Small bowel obstruction: a population-based appraisal
    Nova M Foster
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:170-6. 2006
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators for the care of colorectal cancer in vulnerable elders
    Marcia L McGory
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:S277-84. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The significance of inadvertent splenectomy during colorectal cancer resection
    Marcia L McGory
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 72 215 Center for Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    Arch Surg 142:668-74. 2007
    ..To examine the frequency, predictors, and outcomes following inadvertent splenectomy during colorectal cancer resection...
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of quality indicators for patients undergoing colorectal cancer surgery
    Marcia L McGory
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10833 Le Conte Ave, 72 215 Center for Health Sciences, Box 956904, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1623-33. 2006
    ..We have updated and extended that work by using a formal process to identify and rate quality indicators as valid for care during the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods...
  5. doi request reprint Developing quality indicators for elderly surgical patients
    Marcia L McGory
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    Ann Surg 250:338-47. 2009
    ..To develop process-based quality indicators to improve perioperative care for elderly surgical patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint A patient's race/ethnicity does not explain the underuse of appropriate adjuvant therapy in colorectal cancer
    Marcia L McGory
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Center for Health Sciences, Box 956904, Los Angeles, California, 90095 6904, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:319-29. 2006
    ..Numerous studies have demonstrated underuse of adjuvant therapy in colorectal cancer. The current study examines variables associated with underuse of adjuvant therapy...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Small bowel obstruction: a population-based appraisal
    Nova M Foster
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:170-6. 2006
    ..Small bowel obstruction (SBO) is a common reason for surgical consultation, but little is known about the natural history of SBO. We performed a population-based analysis to evaluate SBO frequency, type of operation, and longterm outcomes...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comorbidities play a larger role in predicting health-related quality of life compared to having an ostomy
    Sushma Jain
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Surg 194:774-9; discussion 779. 2007
    ..Previous research suggests an ostomy worsens health-related quality of life (HR-QOL), but comorbidities also can affect HR-QOL...
  13. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis in cancer patients: implications for improving quality
    Michael J Leonardi
    UCLA Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, 72 215 CHS, Box 956904, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:929-36. 2007
    ..We examine overall rates of DVT, the efficacy of high versus low-dose heparin prophylaxis, and the rate of bleeding complications...
  14. ncbi request reprint Disparities in the utilization of high-volume hospitals for complex surgery
    Jerome H Liu
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    JAMA 296:1973-80. 2006
    ..These differences may limit their ability to access or receive care at a high-volume hospital...
  15. ncbi request reprint Developing quality indicators for elderly patients undergoing abdominal operations
    Marcia L McGory
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:870-83. 2005
    ..We sought to develop process-based quality indicators for elderly patients undergoing abdominal operations to identify necessary and meaningful ways to improve care in this cohort...
  16. doi request reprint A structured conference program improves competency-based surgical education
    Janak A Parikh
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, BOX 95 6904, 72 160 CHS, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    Am J Surg 196:273-9. 2008
    ..Work hour restrictions and new educational standards pose substantial challenges for modern residency programs. We present results from an institutional effort to improve resident education using a competency-based conference program...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quality of care issues in colorectal cancer
    Michael J Leonardi
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 13:6897s-902s. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to evaluate both the implementation and effectiveness of these quality improvement strategies for improving outcome in patients with colorectal cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Negative appendectomy in pregnant women is associated with a substantial risk of fetal loss
    Marcia L McGory
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:534-40. 2007
    ..The study objective was to evaluate rates of fetal loss and early delivery in pregnant patients undergoing appendectomy, using a large population-based database...
  22. ncbi request reprint The rate of bleeding complications after pharmacologic deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis: a systematic review of 33 randomized controlled trials
    Michael J Leonardi
    Departments of Surgery and UCLA Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Arch Surg 141:790-7; discussion 797-9. 2006
    ..Major bleeding complications from pharmacologic deep venous thrombosis (DVT) prophylaxis are infrequent...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization before and after gastric bypass surgery
    David S Zingmond
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles 90095 1736, USA
    JAMA 294:1918-24. 2005
    ..The use of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) has been reported to be effective in the treatment of obesity and its related comorbidities. Utilization of inpatient services after RYGB is less well understood...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Publicly available hospital comparison web sites: determination of useful, valid, and appropriate information for comparing surgical quality
    Michael J Leonardi
    Department of Surgery, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Arch Surg 142:863-8; discussion 868-9. 2007
    ..To explore hospital comparison Web sites for general surgery based on: (1) a systematic Internet search, (2) Web site quality evaluation, and (3) exploration of possible areas of improvement...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators for hospitalization and surgery in vulnerable elders
    Vineet M Arora
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:S347-58. 2007
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Transperineal thoracic impalement without diaphragmatic injury
    Steven P Ouzounian
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, New York Medical College, The Maria Fareri Children s Hospital, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York, USA
    J Trauma 65:473-5. 2008