Arden M Morris
Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Lymph node evaluation in colorectal cancer patients: a population-based studyNancy N Baxter
Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 97:219-25. 2005..We used data from the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program to determine the proportion of colorectal cancer patients in the United States who receive adequate lymph node evaluation...
- Racial disparities in late survival after rectal cancer surgeryArden M Morris
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
J Am Coll Surg 203:787-94. 2006..African-American patients experience higher mortality than Caucasian patients after surgery for most common cancer types. Whether longterm survival after rectal cancer surgery varies by race is less clear...
- Surgeon and hospital characteristics as predictors of major adverse outcomes following colon cancer surgery: understanding the volume-outcome relationshipKevin G Billingsley
Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Arch Surg 142:23-31; discussion 32. 2007..We hypothesize that there are modifiable surgeon and hospital characteristics that explain observed volume-outcome relationships...
- Racial disparities in rectal cancer treatment: a population-based analysisArden M Morris
Department of Surgery, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Arch Surg 139:151-5; discussion 156. 2004....
- Residual treatment disparities after oncology referral for rectal cancerArden M Morris
Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Dr, TC 5343, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 100:738-44. 2008..We examined the hypothesis that the lower treatment rate for blacks is due to underreferral to medical and radiation oncologists...
- Reoperation as a quality indicator in colorectal surgery: a population-based analysisArden M Morris
Department of Surgery, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Ann Surg 245:73-9. 2007..To describe unplanned procedures following colorectal cancer surgery that might be used as intermediate outcome measures, and to determine their association with mortality and length of stay...
- Does surgeon case volume influence nonfatal adverse outcomes after rectal cancer resection?Kevin G Billingsley
Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
J Am Coll Surg 206:1167-77. 2008....
- Racial disparities in esophageal cancer outcomesSha shonda L Revels
Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Ann Surg Oncol 20:1136-41. 2013..Racial disparities in outcomes have been documented among patients with esophageal cancer. The purpose of this study is to identify mechanisms for ethnicity/race-related differences in the use of cancer-directed surgery and mortality...
- Surgical complications are associated with omission of chemotherapy for stage III colorectal cancerSamantha Hendren
Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 53:1587-93. 2010..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that surgical complications are associated with omission of chemotherapy for colorectal cancer...
- Socioeconomic status and surgical mortality in the elderlyNancy J O Birkmeyer
Department of Surgery, Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Med Care 46:893-9. 2008..Although racial disparities in the quality of surgical care are well described, the impact of socioeconomic status on operative mortality is relatively unexplored...
- Individual health discount rate in patients with ulcerative colitisAkbar K Waljee
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1328-32. 2011..In this study we aimed to measure the discount rate in UC patients and identify variables associated with the discount rate...
- Hospital factors and racial disparities in mortality after surgery for breast and colon cancerTara M Breslin
Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
J Clin Oncol 27:3945-50. 2009..Mechanisms underlying such disparities have not been fully explored. We examined the role of hospital factors in racial differences in late mortality after surgery for breast or colon cancer...
- Preoperative risk factors for postoperative Clostridium difficile infection in colectomy patientsGRETA L KRAPOHL
Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative, University of Michigan, 2800 Plymouth Road, Building 16, Room 124, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Am J Surg 205:343-7; discussion 347-8. 2013..Wide variation among hospitals in the rate of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) after surgery was hypothesized to be related to different prophylactic antibiotic practices...
- Evaluating patients undergoing colorectal surgery to estimate and minimize morbidity and mortalitySamantha K Hendren
Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Surg Clin North Am 93:1-20. 2013..Finally, authors discuss how to counsel high-risk surgical patients, including those for whom elective surgery is not recommended...
- Racial clustering and access to colorectal surgeons, gastroenterologists, and radiation oncologists by African Americans and Asian Americans in the United States: a county-level data analysisAwori J Hayanga
Department of General Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Arch Surg 144:532-5. 2009..We sought to examine the variations in geographical access among minorities at a county level...
- Proximity to disease and perception of utility: physicians' vs patients' assessment of treatment options for ulcerative colitisLindsay Kennedy Brown
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 54:1529-36. 2011..If physicians perceive these states differently than patients, their therapeutic recommendations may not align with patient values...
- Early discharge and hospital readmission after colectomy for cancerSamantha Hendren
Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 54:1362-7. 2011..Minimizing readmissions is a national health policy priority...
- Perceived and actual quality of life with ulcerative colitis: a comparison of medically and surgically treated patientsAkbar K Waljee
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 106:794-9. 2011..Our aims were to compare the perceived utility assigned by UC patients with and without a colectomy to standardized chronic UC and post-colectomy scenarios, and to compare the utility of actual health states among groups...
- Impact of preoperative radiation for rectal cancer on subsequent lymph node evaluation: a population-based analysisNancy N Baxter
Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:426-31. 2005..To determine the impact of preoperative radiotherapy (RT) on the accuracy of lymph node staging (LNS). Preoperative RT is a well-established component of rectal cancer treatment but its impact on LNS is unknown...
- Bowel preparation for colectomy and risk of Clostridium difficile infectionGRETA L KRAPOHL
School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 54:810-7. 2011..Mechanical bowel preparation before colectomy is controversial for several reasons, including a theoretically increased risk of Clostridium difficile infection...
- Hospital lymph node examination rates and survival after resection for colon cancerSandra L Wong
MS, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, 3310 CCC, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
JAMA 298:2149-54. 2007..The National Quality Forum and other organizations recently endorsed a 12-node minimum as a measure of hospital quality...
- Patient-centered outcomes after therapy for colorectal cancerArden M Morris
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, TC 2920, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
Surg Oncol Clin N Am 15:195-211, viii. 2006..Clinicians' ability to interpret and apply quality-of-life results will surely improve with practice, and likely would be well worth the contribution to our patients' well-being...
- Analytic morphometric assessment of patients undergoing colectomy for colon cancerMichael S Sabel
Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
J Surg Oncol 108:169-75. 2013..Analytic morphometrics provides objective data that may better stratify risk. We investigated morphometrics and outcome among colon cancer patients...
- Racial variation in colorectal polyp and tumor locationJulia Gore Thornton
Division of Gastroenterology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 99:723-8. 2007....
- Medicare policy and colorectal cancer screening: will changing access change outcomes?Arden M Morris
JAMA 296:2855-6. 2006
- Race and surgical mortality in the United StatesF L Lucas
Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04101, USA
Ann Surg 243:281-6. 2006..This study describes racial differences in postoperative mortality following 8 cardiovascular and cancer procedures and assesses possible explanations for these differences...
- Clostridium difficile colitis: an increasingly aggressive iatrogenic disease?Arden M Morris
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7183, USA
Arch Surg 137:1096-100. 2002..The diagnosis of Clostridium difficile colitis is increasing in frequency, with worsening patient outcomes...