Sharon M Weber

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Laparoscopic left pancreatectomy: complication risk score correlates with morbidity and risk for pancreatic fistula
    Sharon M Weber
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, H4 752 Clinical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2825-33. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint How can we inspire residents to become surgical oncologists?
    Sharon M Weber
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:S28-30. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Imaging of murine liver tumor using microCT with a hepatocyte-selective contrast agent: accuracy is dependent on adequate contrast enhancement
    Sharon M Weber
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
    J Surg Res 119:41-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint How should medical student surgical rotations be structured to optimize education?
    Sharon M Weber
    University of Wisconsin, Department of Surgery, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Surg Res 126:145-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint IL-12 cDNA direct injection: antimetastatic effect from a single injection in a murine hepatic metastases model
    Sharon M Weber
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 122:210-7. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open left pancreatectomy: can preoperative factors indicate the safer technique?
    Clifford S Cho
    Central Pancreas Consortium Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792 7375, USA
    Ann Surg 253:975-80. 2011
  7. pmc Hepatic neuroendocrine metastases: chemo- or bland embolization?
    Susan C Pitt
    Department of Surgery, Indiana University, 535 Barnhill Dr, RT103D, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1951-60. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing readmission after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a multi-institutional study of 1302 patients
    Syed A Ahmad
    Central Pancreas Consortium, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Ann Surg 256:529-37. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Preoperative factors predict perioperative morbidity and mortality after pancreaticoduodenectomy
    David Yu Greenblatt
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2126-35. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy: trends and lessons learned through an 11-year experience
    Peter J Kneuertz
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:167-76. 2012

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. doi request reprint Laparoscopic left pancreatectomy: complication risk score correlates with morbidity and risk for pancreatic fistula
    Sharon M Weber
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, H4 752 Clinical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2825-33. 2009
    ..Surgeons are performing laparoscopic left pancreatectomy (LLP) with increasing frequency; however, determinants of perioperative outcome after LLP are not well defined. We evaluated factors contributing to morbidity after LLP...
  2. ncbi request reprint How can we inspire residents to become surgical oncologists?
    Sharon M Weber
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:S28-30. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Imaging of murine liver tumor using microCT with a hepatocyte-selective contrast agent: accuracy is dependent on adequate contrast enhancement
    Sharon M Weber
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
    J Surg Res 119:41-5. 2004
    ..v.) injection of ITG, a hepatocyte-selective contrast agent...
  4. ncbi request reprint How should medical student surgical rotations be structured to optimize education?
    Sharon M Weber
    University of Wisconsin, Department of Surgery, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Surg Res 126:145-8. 2005
    ..We evaluated improvements in knowledge for students exposed to the two following types of surgical education: (1) traditional service-based rotations and (2) focused mini-rotations in a surgical subspecialty...
  5. ncbi request reprint IL-12 cDNA direct injection: antimetastatic effect from a single injection in a murine hepatic metastases model
    Sharon M Weber
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 122:210-7. 2004
    ..Interleukin 12 (IL-12) gene therapy is an effective antitumor agent in local and metastatic murine tumor models. We sought to evaluate the antimetastatic effect of IL-12 cDNA in a liver metastases model...
  6. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open left pancreatectomy: can preoperative factors indicate the safer technique?
    Clifford S Cho
    Central Pancreas Consortium Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792 7375, USA
    Ann Surg 253:975-80. 2011
    ..However, it is unclear if the risk factors associated with operative morbidity differ between these two techniques. Guidelines for determining which patients should undergo OLP versus LLP do not exist...
  7. pmc Hepatic neuroendocrine metastases: chemo- or bland embolization?
    Susan C Pitt
    Department of Surgery, Indiana University, 535 Barnhill Dr, RT103D, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1951-60. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that in patients with hepatic NE metastases, hepatic artery chemoembolization (HACE) would result in better symptom improvement and survival compared to bland embolization (HAE)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing readmission after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a multi-institutional study of 1302 patients
    Syed A Ahmad
    Central Pancreas Consortium, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Ann Surg 256:529-37. 2012
    ..Despite this progress, early readmission rates after PD have been reported as high as 50%. Few reports have delineated factors associated with readmission after PD...
  9. doi request reprint Preoperative factors predict perioperative morbidity and mortality after pancreaticoduodenectomy
    David Yu Greenblatt
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2126-35. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to identify preoperative risk factors for serious complications and mortality after PD and to construct a prediction tool to facilitate risk stratification prior to surgery...
  10. doi request reprint Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy: trends and lessons learned through an 11-year experience
    Peter J Kneuertz
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:167-76. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine outcomes after LDP at a specialized center, analyze trends of patient selection and operative technique, and validate a complication risk score (CRS)...
  11. doi request reprint Staging laparoscopy enhances the detection of occult metastases in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Carlo M Contreras
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Oncol 100:663-9. 2009
    ..We also compared the rate of occult metastases in patients who underwent staging laparoscopy versus laparotomy...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of selection bias on the utilization of adjuvant therapy for pancreas adenocarcinoma
    Andrew J Russ
    Section of Surgical Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:371-6. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that nonutilization of adjuvant therapy was primarily associated with patient comorbidity and onset of postoperative complications...
  13. pmc Importance of low preoperative platelet count in selecting patients for resection of hepatocellular carcinoma: a multi-institutional analysis
    Shishir K Maithel
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:638-48; discussion 648-50. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that low platelet count would be independently associated with increased perioperative morbidity and mortality after resection...
  14. doi request reprint Analysis of 6,747 pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors for a proposed staging system
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:175-83. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to devise a staging system of relevant prognostic factors to better predict overall survival in PNET...
  15. doi request reprint Vein involvement during pancreaticoduodenectomy: is there a need for redefinition of "borderline resectable disease"?
    Kaitlyn J Kelly
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1209-17; discussion 1217. 2013
    ..This study compares the outcome of patients who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy with or without vein resection without neoadjuvant therapy...
  16. doi request reprint Resection of hilar cholangiocarcinoma: concomitant liver resection decreases hepatic recurrence
    Fumito Ito
    Department of Surgery, Section of Surgical Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Ann Surg 248:273-9. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate recurrence patterns and prognostic factors for disease-specific and disease-free survival in patients with surgically resected hilar cholangiocarcinoma in a single institution over the last 21 years...
  17. pmc Small pancreatic and periampullary neuroendocrine tumors: resect or enucleate?
    Susan C Pitt
    Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5124, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1692-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the outcomes of enucleation versus resection in patients with small pancreatic, ampullary, and duodenal neuroendocrine tumors (NETs)...
  18. doi request reprint Risk stratification for distal pancreatectomy utilizing ACS-NSQIP: preoperative factors predict morbidity and mortality
    Kaitlyn Jane Kelly
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:250-9, discussion 259-61. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint Surgical career choices: the vital impact of mentoring
    Jaime H McCord
    Department of Surgery, Section of Surgical Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 155:136-41. 2009
    ..We attempted to characterize the impact mentoring had on choices made by graduates from our residency program regarding surgical subspecialty training...
  20. doi request reprint Are surgical progeny more likely to pursue a surgical career?
    Scott Pinchot
    Clinical Science Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Surg Res 147:253-9. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that previous exposure to family members who are surgeons would significantly influence a student's decision to pursue a career in surgery...
  21. doi request reprint Hilar cholangiocarcinoma: current management
    Fumito Ito
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792 7375, USA
    Ann Surg 250:210-8. 2009
    ..To review the literature with regard to outcome of surgical management for hilar cholangiocarcinoma (Klatskin tumor)...
  22. doi request reprint A multicenter analysis of distal pancreatectomy for adenocarcinoma: is laparoscopic resection appropriate?
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:779-85, 786-7. 2010
    ..As compared with open distal pancreatectomy (ODP), laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy (LDP) affords improved perioperative outcomes. The role of LDP for patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is not defined...
  23. doi request reprint Preoperative classification of pancreatic cystic neoplasms: the clinical significance of diagnostic inaccuracy
    Clifford S Cho
    Section of Surgical Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, J4 703 Clinical Sciences Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3112-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize misdiagnoses of PCN and determine how often operations are undertaken for benign, non-premalignant disease...
  24. doi request reprint Educational value of morbidity and mortality (M&M) conferences: are minor complications important?
    Marie K Thomas
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:326-9. 2012
    ..As part of an effort to improve the quality of the M&M conference, we sought to integrate a specific, focused intervention to improve the reporting of minor complications and to evaluate the perception of its educational value...
  25. doi request reprint Histologic grade is correlated with outcome after resection of hepatic neuroendocrine neoplasms
    Clifford S Cho
    Section of Surgical Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, H4 724 Clinical Sciences Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792 7375, USA
    Cancer 113:126-34. 2008
    ..Consequently, guidelines for treatment remain unclear. Current pathologic classification systems do not permit meaningful discrimination of hepatic neuroendocrine neoplasms...
  26. ncbi request reprint Metastatic neuroendocrine hepatic tumors: resection improves survival
    Sandeepa Musunuru
    Department of Surgery, Radiology, and Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison 59792, USA
    Arch Surg 141:1000-4; discussion 1005. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis: definitive or detrimental?
    Sandeepa Musunuru
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, H4 752 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1417-21; discussion 1421-2. 2007
    ..Utilization of computed tomography (CT) scans in patients with presumed appendicitis was evaluated at a single institution to determine the sensitivity of this diagnostic test and its effect on clinical outcome...
  28. ncbi request reprint Expanded treatment of hepatic tumors with radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation
    Sharon M Weber
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 19:27-32. 2005
    ..This and other limitations make it difficult to draw meaningful conclusions...
  29. pmc Wound complications after inguinal lymph node dissection for melanoma: is ACS NSQIP adequate?
    Carly E Glarner
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:2049-55. 2013
    ..In the current study, the multicenter American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) was utilized to examine the frequency and predictors of wound complications after ILND...
  30. doi request reprint Is surgical resident comfort level associated with experience?
    P Amy Suwanabol
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 7375, USA
    J Surg Res 156:240-4. 2009
    ..Our study contributes to the growing body of literature regarding practice-based learning and improvement by attempting to determine if surgery resident experience is associated with comfort level and perceived training needs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Motivation to pursue surgical subspecialty training: is there a gender difference?
    Jaime H McCord
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:698-703. 2007
    ..Few studies have examined whether women and men identify the same factors as important in choosing their specialty. We sought to evaluate whether the factors influencing residents' choice of surgical specialty differed by gender...
  32. pmc Pancreatic neoplasms in pregnancy: diagnosis, complications, and management
    Casey A Boyd
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, JSA 6 312, Galveston, TX 77555 0542, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:1064-71. 2012
    ..Neoplasms of the pancreas during pregnancy are rare, with less than 25 cases of benign and malignant tumors reported in the literature...
  33. ncbi request reprint Chronic abdominal pain and upper gastrointestinal bleeding due to duodenal perforation caused by migrated inferior vena cava filter--a case report
    John C Mansour
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 38:381-4. 2004
    ..The authors describe an unusual case of a 41-year-old man presenting with chronic abdominal pain and gastrointestinal bleeding caused by a migrated inferior vena cava filter eroding into the duodenum...
  34. doi request reprint Resident education in 2011: three key challenges on the road ahead
    Erik G Van Eaton
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6410, USA
    Surgery 149:465-73. 2011
    ....
  35. pmc Readmission after colectomy for cancer predicts one-year mortality
    David Yu Greenblatt
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Ann Surg 251:659-69. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the rate and predictors of readmission after colectomy for cancer, as well as the association between readmission and mortality...
  36. doi request reprint The dying field of general surgery: when do we intervene?
    Barbara Zarebczan
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 7375, USA
    J Surg Res 160:25-8. 2010
    ..Using a survey of former graduates, we evaluated factors that influenced residents' decisions to enter their chosen area of surgery. We then compared those residents who pursued general surgery with those that decided to subspecialize...
  37. ncbi request reprint Multiple-electrode radiofrequency ablation of symptomatic hepatic cavernous hemangioma
    J Louis Hinshaw
    Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Ave, E3 311 CSC, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:W146-9. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Role of laparoscopy in the evaluation of biliary tract cancer
    Carlos U Corvera
    Department of Surgery, Hepatobiliary Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, C 887, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 11:877-91. 2002
    ..These patients and patients with primary gallbladder carcinoma have a high incidence of metastatic disease and should undergo laparoscopic staging before attempting at resection...
  39. doi request reprint Surgical education in the internet era
    Carla M Pugh
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Surg Res 156:177-82. 2009
    ..This paper highlights presentations about the challenges as well as the rewards of surgical education in the age of the Internet from the 2009 Academic Surgical Congress...
  40. ncbi request reprint Clinical risk score correlates with yield of PET scan in patients with colorectal hepatic metastases
    Chris M Schüssler-Fiorenza
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:150-7; discussion 157-8. 2004
    ..001, Fisher's exact test). Patients with isolated hepatic colorectal metastases and a CRS of 0 should undergo conventional imaging alone prior to surgical exploration...
  41. ncbi request reprint Bowel obstruction in patients with metastatic cancer: does intervention influence outcome?
    Colette R Pameijer
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Int J Gastrointest Cancer 35:127-33. 2005
    ..The goal is straightforward: to restore bowel patency and palliate the symptoms of obstruction. Yet the most appropriate management is often a challenging decision...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cytokeratin is a superior marker for detection of micrometastatic biliary tract carcinoma
    Subramanian Natarajan
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI isconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 125:9-15. 2005
    ..We evaluated the utility of three antibodies for immunohistochemical (IHC) detection of micrometastatic disease in patients with gallbladder and bile duct carcinoma...
  43. ncbi request reprint Extracolonic tumors of the gastrointestinal tract detected incidentally at screening CT colonography
    Perry J Pickhardt
    Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, E3 311 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 3252, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:56-63. 2007
    ..The aim of this article is to report our experience with incidental detection of extracolonic tumors of the gastrointestinal tract identified prospectively at screening CT colonography...
  44. doi request reprint Age-related differences in diagnosis and morbidity of intestinal malrotation
    Emily T Durkin
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:658-63. 2008
    ..Surgical intervention frequently leads to other complications in these patients. We hypothesized that the chronic nature of malrotation in adults could cause a delay in diagnosis and increased perioperative complications...
  45. ncbi request reprint Lymphoplasmacytic sclerosing pancreatitis: inflammatory mimic of pancreatic carcinoma
    Sharon M Weber
    University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:129-37; discussion 137-9. 2003
    ..Nearly one third of patients have a progressive course after resection, with 25% developing recurrent jaundice; thus close follow-up is mandatory for all patients...
  46. pmc Staging laparoscopy in patients with extrahepatic biliary carcinoma. Analysis of 100 patients
    Sharon M Weber
    Department of Surgery, Hepatobiliary Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Surg 235:392-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate the benefit of staging laparoscopy in patients with gallbladder cancer and hilar cholangiocarcinoma...
  47. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic staging for liver, biliary, pancreas, and gastric cancer
    Hong Jin Kim
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, USA
    Curr Probl Surg 44:228-69. 2007