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Redefining the Influence of Ethnicity on Simultaneous Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation Outcomes: A 15-Year Single-Center Experience

Young, Carlton J.; MacLennan, Paul A.; Mannon, Elinor C.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: May 17, 2018

Prognostic Impact of Breast-Conserving Therapy Versus Mastectomy of BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers Compared With Noncarriers in a Consecutive Series of Young Breast Cancer Patients

van den Broek, Alexandra J.; Schmidt, Marjanka K.; van ’t Veer, Laura J.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: May 01, 2018

Metabolic Tumor Volume Change Predicts Long-term Survival and Histological Response to Preoperative Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer

Makino, Tomoki; Yamasaki, Makoto; Tanaka, Koji; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: May 01, 2018

10th Anniversary of ALPPS—Lessons Learned and quo Vadis

Lang, Hauke; de Santibañes, Eduardo; Schlitt, Hans J.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: May 01, 2018

Microsatellite Instability and Programmed Cell Death-Ligand 1 Expression in Stage II/III Gastric Cancer: Post Hoc Analysis of the CLASSIC Randomized Controlled study

Choi, Yoon Young; Kim, Hyunki; Shin, Su-Jin; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: May 01, 2018

Injury Characteristics and von Willebrand Factor for the Prediction of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Patients With Burn Injury: Development and Internal Validation

Afshar, Majid; Burnham, Ellen L.; Joyce, Cara; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: April 24, 2018

Quality Versus Quantity: The Potential Impact of Public Reporting of Hospital Safety for Complex Cancer Surgery

Chiu, Alexander S.; Arnold, Brian N.; Hoag, Jessica R.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: April 24, 2018

Long-term Outcomes of Laparoscopic Versus Open Surgery for Clinical Stage II/III Gastric Cancer: A Multicenter Cohort Study in Japan (LOC-A Study)

Kinoshita, Takahiro; Uyama, Ichiro; Terashima, Masanori; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: April 24, 2018

A Statistical Model-driven Surgical Case Scheduling System Improves Multiple Measures of Operative Suite Efficiency: Findings From a Single-center, Randomized Controlled Trial

Kougias, Panos; Tiwari, Vikram; Sharath, Sherene E.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: April 24, 2018

Impact of Breast Surgery in Primary Metastasized Breast Cancer: Outcomes of the Prospective Randomized Phase III ABCSG-28 POSYTIVE Trial

Fitzal, Florian; Bjelic-Radisic, Vesna; Knauer, Michael; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: April 24, 2018

Objective Evidence of Reflux Control After Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation: One Year Results From a Post Approval Study

Louie, Brian E.; Smith, C. Daniel; Smith, Christopher C.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: April 24, 2018

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Pathway in Esophagectomy: Is a Reasonable Prediction of Hospital Stay Possible?

Parise, Paolo; Ferrari, Carlo; Cossu, Andrea; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: April 18, 2018

Number of Examined Lymph Nodes and Nodal Status Assessment in Distal Pancreatectomy for Body/Tail Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Malleo, Giuseppe; Maggino, Laura; Ferrone, Cristina R.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: April 18, 2018

Determinants of Severity in Acute Pancreatitis: A Nation-wide Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study

Sternby, Hanna; Bolado, Federico; Canaval-Zuleta, Héctor J.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: April 18, 2018

Treatment Optimization for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Elderly Patients in a Japanese Nationwide Cohort

Kaibori, Masaki; Yoshii, Kengo; Hasegawa, Kiyoshi; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: March 30, 2018

Survival in Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer After Neoadjuvant Therapy and Surgical Resection

Gemenetzis, Georgios; Groot, Vincent P.; Blair, Alex B.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: March 28, 2018

IDO1 Expression Is Associated With Immune Tolerance and Poor Prognosis in Patients With Surgically Resected Esophageal Cancer

Kiyozumi, Yuki; Baba, Yoshifumi; Okadome, Kazuo; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: March 27, 2018

Defining and Predicting Early Recurrence in 957 Patients With Resected Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Groot, Vincent P.; Gemenetzis, Georgios; Blair, Alex B.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: March 23, 2018

The S100A10 Pathway Mediates an Occult Hyperfibrinolytic Subtype in Trauma Patients

Gall, Lewis S.; Vulliamy, Paul; Gillespie, Scarlett; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: March 19, 2018

Current Management and Predictive Factors of Lymph Node Metastasis of Appendix Neuroendocrine Tumors: A National Study from the French Group of Endocrine Tumors (GTE)

Rault-Petit, Bérénice; Do Cao, Christine; Guyétant, Serge; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: March 19, 2018

Association Between Hospital Participation in Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations and Readmission Following Major Surgery

Borza, Tudor; Oerline, Mary K.; Skolarus, Ted A.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: March 19, 2018

Antibiotic-induced Disruption of Intestinal Microbiota Contributes to Failure of Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Jahansouz, Cyrus; Staley, Christopher; Kizy, Scott; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: March 08, 2018

Arterial Lactate Concentration at the End of Liver Transplantation is an Early Predictor of Primary Graft Dysfunction

Golse, Nicolas; Guglielmo, Nicola; El Metni, Albert; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: March 05, 2018

LAP-VEGaS Practice Guidelines for Reporting of Educational Videos in Laparoscopic Surgery: A Joint Trainers and Trainees Consensus Statement

Celentano, Valerio; Smart, Neil; McGrath, John; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: March 05, 2018

The Beneficial Effects of Minimizing Blood Loss in Pancreatoduodenectomy

Seykora, Thomas F.; Ecker, Brett L.; McMillan, Matthew T.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: February 27, 2018

MySurgeryRisk: Development and Validation of a Machine-learning Risk Algorithm for Major Complications and Death After Surgery

Bihorac, Azra; Ozrazgat-Baslanti, Tezcan; Ebadi, Ashkan; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: February 27, 2018

Gender Differences in Utilization of Duty-Hour Regulations, Aspects of Burnout, and Psychological Well-being Among General Surgery Residents in the United States

Dahlke, Allison R.; Johnson, Julie K.; Greenberg, Caprice C.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: February 16, 2018

CSF Beta-amyloid 1–42 Concentration Predicts Delirium Following Elective Arthroplasty Surgery in an Observational Cohort Study

Cunningham, Emma L.; McGuinness, Bernadette; McAuley, Daniel F.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: February 02, 2018

Whole Genome Methylation Analysis of Nondysplastic Barrett Esophagus that Progresses to Invasive Cancer

Dilworth, Mark P.; Nieto, Tom; Stockton, Jo D.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: January 30, 2018

Adenosine 2A Receptor Activation Attenuates Ischemia Reperfusion Injury During Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Mehaffey, James H.; Money, Dustin; Charles, Eric J.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: January 25, 2018

Prognostic Factors Change Over Time After Hepatectomy for Colorectal Liver Metastases: A Multi-institutional, International Analysis of 1099 Patients

Margonis, Georgios Antonios; Buettner, Stefan; Andreatos, Nikolaos; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: January 18, 2018

The Systemic-Immune-Inflammation Index Independently Predicts Survival and Recurrence in Resectable Pancreatic Cancer and its Prognostic Value Depends on Bilirubin Levels: A Retrospective Multicenter Cohort Study

Aziz, Mohammad Hosein; Sideras, Kostandinos; Aziz, Nasir Ahmad; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: January 12, 2018

Multi-institutional Analysis of Recurrence and Survival After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy of Esophageal Cancer: Impact of Histology on Recurrence Patterns and Outcomes

Xi, Mian; Yang, Yadi; Zhang, Li; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: January 12, 2018

Decoding Grade B Pancreatic Fistula: A Clinical and Economical Analysis and Subclassification Proposal

Maggino, Laura; Malleo, Giuseppe; Bassi, Claudio; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: January 12, 2018

Is a Pathological Complete Response Following Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Associated With Prolonged Survival in Patients With Pancreatic Cancer?

He, Jin; Blair, Alex B.; Groot, Vincent P.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: January 12, 2018

Validating the Electronic Cardiac Arrest Risk Triage (eCART) Score for Risk Stratification of Surgical Inpatients in the Postoperative Setting: Retrospective Cohort Study

Bartkowiak, Bartlomiej; Snyder, Ashley M.; Benjamin, Andrew; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: January 12, 2018

No Gains in Long-Term Survival After Liver Transplantation Over the Past Three Decades

Rana, Abbas; Ackah, Ruth L.; Webb, Gwilym J.; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: January 04, 2018

Incidence and Risk Factors for Anastomotic Failure in 1594 Patients Treated by Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision: Results From the International TaTME Registry

Penna, Marta; Hompes, Roel; Arnold, Steve; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: January 05, 2018

Core Set of Patient-reported Outcomes in Pancreatic Cancer (COPRAC): An International Delphi Study Among Patients and Health Care Providers

van Rijssen, Lennart B.; Gerritsen, Arja; Henselmans, Inge; More

Annals of Surgery. ., Post Author Corrections: December 19, 2017