Kristin M Sheffield

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Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Potentially inappropriate screening colonoscopy in Medicare patients: variation by physician and geographic region
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Departments of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0541, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:542-50. 2013
  2. pmc Overuse of preoperative cardiac stress testing in medicare patients undergoing elective noncardiac surgery
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Ann Surg 257:73-80. 2013
  3. pmc Surveillance of pancreatic cancer patients after surgical resection
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1670-7. 2012
  4. pmc Neighborhood context and cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans: results from the Hispanic Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Division of Sociomedical Sciences, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77550 1153, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1092-101. 2009
  5. pmc Changes in the prevalence of cognitive impairment among older Americans, 1993-2004: overall trends and differences by race/ethnicity
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 054, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:274-83. 2011
  6. pmc End-of-life care in Medicare beneficiaries dying with pancreatic cancer
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0541, USA
    Cancer 117:5003-12. 2011
  7. pmc Implementation of a critical pathway for complicated gallstone disease: translation of population-based data into clinical practice
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:835-43. 2011
  8. pmc Gallstone pancreatitis in older patients: Are we operating enough?
    Marc D Trust
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Surgery 150:515-25. 2011
  9. pmc Colonoscopist and primary care physician supply and disparities in colorectal cancer screening
    Jaime Benarroch-Gampel
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1137-57. 2012
  10. pmc Hospital and medical care days in pancreatic cancer
    Casey A Boyd
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2435-42. 2012

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Publications26

  1. pmc Potentially inappropriate screening colonoscopy in Medicare patients: variation by physician and geographic region
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Departments of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0541, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:542-50. 2013
    ..Inappropriate use of colonoscopy involves unnecessary risk for older patients and consumes resources that could be used more effectively...
  2. pmc Overuse of preoperative cardiac stress testing in medicare patients undergoing elective noncardiac surgery
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Ann Surg 257:73-80. 2013
    ..To determine the frequency and predictors of cardiac stress testing before elective noncardiac surgery in Medicare patients with no indications for cardiovascular evaluation...
  3. pmc Surveillance of pancreatic cancer patients after surgical resection
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1670-7. 2012
    ..Our goal was to describe the posttreatment surveillance patterns in patients undergoing curative-intent resection for pancreatic cancer...
  4. pmc Neighborhood context and cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans: results from the Hispanic Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Division of Sociomedical Sciences, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77550 1153, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1092-101. 2009
    ..The authors conclude that neighborhood context is associated with late-life cognitive function and that the effects are independent of individual-level risk factors...
  5. pmc Changes in the prevalence of cognitive impairment among older Americans, 1993-2004: overall trends and differences by race/ethnicity
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 054, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:274-83. 2011
    ..Improvements in educational level contributed to declines in cognitive impairment among older adults-particularly blacks and Hispanics-in the United States...
  6. pmc End-of-life care in Medicare beneficiaries dying with pancreatic cancer
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0541, USA
    Cancer 117:5003-12. 2011
    ..The authors' goal was to characterize hospice enrollment and aggressiveness of care for pancreatic cancer patients at the end of life...
  7. pmc Implementation of a critical pathway for complicated gallstone disease: translation of population-based data into clinical practice
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:835-43. 2011
    ..Previous studies and quality initiative data from our institution demonstrated that only 40% to 75% of patients underwent cholecystectomy on index admission...
  8. pmc Gallstone pancreatitis in older patients: Are we operating enough?
    Marc D Trust
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Surgery 150:515-25. 2011
    ..The recommended therapy for mild gallstone pancreatitis is cholecystectomy on initial hospitalization...
  9. pmc Colonoscopist and primary care physician supply and disparities in colorectal cancer screening
    Jaime Benarroch-Gampel
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1137-57. 2012
    ..CONCLUSIONS. : Greater area availability of colonoscopists and PCPs is associated with increased use of colonoscopy in whites but decreased use in minorities, resulting in larger racial/ethnic disparities...
  10. pmc Hospital and medical care days in pancreatic cancer
    Casey A Boyd
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2435-42. 2012
    ..Little is known about resource utilization (number of days in the hospital or medical care) between diagnosis and death in patients with pancreatic cancer...
  11. pmc The effect of depression on stage at diagnosis, treatment, and survival in pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Casey A Boyd
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0541, USA
    Surgery 152:403-13. 2012
    ..Depression has been associated with delayed presentation, inadequate treatment, and poor survival in patients with cancer...
  12. pmc Association between cholecystectomy with vs without intraoperative cholangiography and risk of common duct injury
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0541, USA
    JAMA 310:812-20. 2013
    ..Significant controversy exists regarding routine intraoperative cholangiography in preventing common duct injury during cholecystectomy...
  13. pmc Preoperative laboratory testing in patients undergoing elective, low-risk ambulatory surgery
    Jaime Benarroch-Gampel
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Ann Surg 256:518-28. 2012
    ..Routine preoperative laboratory testing for ambulatory surgery is not recommended...
  14. pmc Evaluating comparative effectiveness with observational data: endoscopic ultrasound and survival in pancreatic cancer
    Abhishek D Parmar
    Departments of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas University of California, San Francisco East Bay, Oakland, California
    Cancer 119:3861-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to reevaluate this association using different statistical methods to control for confounding and selection bias...
  15. pmc Variation in the use of intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy
    Kristin M Sheffield
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0541, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:668-79; discussion 679-81. 2012
    ..The role of intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) in prevention of common bile duct (CBD) injuries and the management of CBD stones is controversial, and current variation in use of IOC has not been well described...
  16. pmc Physician follow-up and observation of guidelines in the post treatment surveillance of colorectal cancer
    Gabriela M Vargas
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0541, USA
    Surgery 154:244-55. 2013
    ..The goal of our study was to describe current trends, the impact of oncologic follow-up on guideline adherence, and the patterns of use of nonrecommended tests...
  17. pmc Overuse of CT in patients with complicated gallstone disease
    Jaime Benarroch-Gampel
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:524-30. 2011
    ..When compared with ultrasound, CT scans are more expensive, have substantial radiation exposure and lower sensitivity, specificity, positive, and negative predictive values for patients with gallstone disease...
  18. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis of cholecystectomy during Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity
    Jaime Benarroch-Gampel
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0541, USA
    Surgery 152:363-75. 2012
    ..Controversy exists regarding the use of concurrent cholecystectomy during Roux-en-Y gastric bypass performed for morbid obesity...
  19. pmc Factors associated with delayed gastric emptying after pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Abhishek D Parmar
    Departments of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA The University of California, San Francisco East Bay, Oakland, CA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 15:763-72. 2013
    ..The factors associated with delayed gastric emptying (DGE) after a pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) are not definitively known...
  20. pmc Current trends in preoperative biliary stenting in patients with pancreatic cancer
    Lindsay J Jinkins
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0541, USA
    Surgery 154:179-89. 2013
    ..Sufficient evidence suggests that preoperative biliary stenting is associated with increased complication rates after pancreaticoduodenectomy...
  21. pmc Resection benefits older adults with locoregional pancreatic cancer despite greater short-term morbidity and mortality
    Taylor S Riall
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:647-54. 2011
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  22. pmc 415 patients with adenosquamous carcinoma of the pancreas: a population-based analysis of prognosis and survival
    Casey A Boyd
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0541, USA
    J Surg Res 174:12-9. 2012
    ..Adenosquamous carcinoma of the pancreas is rare. Our understanding of the disease and its prognosis comes mainly from small retrospective studies...
  23. pmc Time trends and geographic variation in use of minimally invasive breast biopsy
    Christopher J Zimmermann
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0541, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:814-24; discussion 824-7. 2013
    ..Current guidelines recommend minimally invasive breast biopsy (MIBB) as the gold standard for the diagnosis of breast lesions. The purpose of this study was to describe geographic patterns and time trends in the use of MIBB in Texas...
  24. pmc Allostatic load among non-Hispanic Whites, non-Hispanic Blacks, and people of Mexican origin: effects of ethnicity, nativity, and acculturation
    M Kristen Peek
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 1153, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:940-6. 2010
    ..We investigated ethnic differences in allostatic load in a population-based sample of adults living in Texas City, TX, and assessed the effects of nativity and acculturation status on allostatic load among people of Mexican origin...
  25. pmc Quality of post-treatment surveillance of early stage breast cancer in Texas
    Abhishek D Parmar
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0541, USA
    Surgery 154:214-25. 2013
    ..Only annual mammography and physical examination are recommended for the post-treatment surveillance of early stage breast cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Trajectory of care and use of multimodality therapy in older patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Abhishek D Parmar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Department of Surgery, The University of California, San Francisco East Bay, Oakland, CA Electronic address
    Surgery 156:280-9. 2014
    ..Multimodality therapy with chemotherapy and operative resection is recommended for patients with locoregional pancreatic cancer but is not received by many patients...