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Kamal M.F. Itani, MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentSurgery
DivisionGeneral Surgery
Address1400 VFW Parkway
West Roxbury MA 02132
Phone(857) 203-6205
Other Positions
InstitutionVA Boston Healthcare System

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  1. Copeland LA, Graham LA, Richman JS, Rosen AK, Mull HJ, Burns EA, Whittle J, Itani KM, Hawn MT. A study to reduce readmissions after surgery in the Veterans Health Administration: design and methodology. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Mar 14; 17(1):198. PMID: 28288681.
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  2. Mull HJ, Rivard PE, Legler A, Pizer SD, Hawn MT, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Comparing definitions of outpatient surgery: Implications for quality measurement. Am J Surg. 2017 Feb 14. PMID: 28233538.
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  3. Valle JA, Graham L, DeRussy A, Itani K, Hawn MT, Maddox TM. Triple Antithrombotic Therapy and Outcomes in Post-PCI Patients Undergoing Non-cardiac Surgery. World J Surg. 2017 Feb; 41(2):423-432. PMID: 27734083.
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  4. Shankar DA, Itani KM, O'Brien WJ, Sanchez VM. Factors Associated With Long-term Outcomes of Umbilical Hernia Repair. JAMA Surg. 2017 Jan 25. PMID: 28122076.
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  5. Sharma G, Schouten JA, Itani KM. Repair of a bowel-containing, scrotal hernia with incarceration contributed by femorofemoral bypass graft. J Surg Case Rep. 2017 Jan 08; 2017(1). PMID: 28069880.
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  6. Liang MK, Holihan JL, Itani K, Alawadi ZM, Gonzalez JR, Askenasy EP, Ballecer C, Chong HS, Goldblatt MI, Greenberg JA, Harvin JA, Keith JN, Martindale RG, Orenstein S, Richmond B, Roth JS, Szotek P, Towfigh S, Tsuda S, Vaziri K, Berger DH. Ventral Hernia Management: Expert Consensus Guided by Systematic Review. Ann Surg. 2017 Jan; 265(1):80-89. PMID: 28009730.
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  7. Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Pizer SD, Itani KM. Association Between Postoperative Admission and Location of Hernia Surgery: A Matched Case-Control Study in the Veterans Administration. JAMA Surg. 2016 Dec 01; 151(12):1187-1190. PMID: 27682221.
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  8. Ban KA, Minei JP, Laronga C, Harbrecht BG, Jensen EH, Fry DE, Itani KM, Dellinger EP, Ko CY, Duane TM. American College of Surgeons and Surgical Infection Society: Surgical Site Infection Guidelines, 2016 Update. J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Jan; 224(1):59-74. PMID: 27915053.
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  9. Bennett-Guerrero E, Berry SM, Bergese SD, Fleshner PR, Minkowitz HS, Segura-Vasi AM, Itani KM, Henderson KW, Rackowski FP, Aberle LH, Stryjewski ME, Corey GR, Allenby KS. A randomized, blinded, multicenter trial of a gentamicin vancomycin gel (DFA-02) in patients undergoing abdominal surgery. Am J Surg. 2016 Nov 18. PMID: 27989501.
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  10. Elwy AR, Itani KM, Bokhour BG, Mueller NM, Glickman ME, Zhao S, Rosen AK, Lynge D, Perkal M, Brotschi EA, Sanchez VM, Gallagher TH. Surgeons' Disclosures of Clinical Adverse Events. JAMA Surg. 2016 Nov 01; 151(11):1015-1021. PMID: 27438083.
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  11. Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Rivard PE, Itani KM. Defining Outpatient Surgery: Perspectives of Surgical Staff in the Veterans Health Administration. Am Surg. 2016 Nov 01; 82(11):1142-1145. PMID: 28206946.
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  12. Itani KM. New Findings in Ventral Incisional Hernia Repair. JAMA. 2016 Oct 18; 316(15):1551-1552. PMID: 27750293.
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  13. Oriel BS, Chen Q, Itani KM. The impact of surgical hand antisepsis technique on surgical site infection. Am J Surg. 2017 Jan; 213(1):24-29. PMID: 27817826.
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  14. Morris MS, Graham LA, Richman JS, Hollis RH, Jones CE, Wahl T, Itani KM, Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Copeland L, Burns E, Telford G, Whittle J, Wilson M, Knight SJ, Hawn MT. Postoperative 30-day Readmission: Time to Focus on What Happens Outside the Hospital. Ann Surg. 2016 Oct; 264(4):621-31. PMID: 27355263.
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  15. Oriel BS, Chen Q, Wong K, Itani KMF. Effect of Hand Antisepsis Agent Selection and Population Characteristics on Surgical Site Infection Pathogens. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Sep 23. PMID: 27661850.
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  16. Hollis RH, Holcomb CN, Valle JA, Smith BP, DeRussy AJ, Graham LA, Richman JS, Itani KM, Maddox TM, Hawn MT. Coronary angiography and failure to rescue after postoperative myocardial infarction in patients with coronary stents undergoing noncardiac surgery. Am J Surg. 2016 Nov; 212(5):814-822.e1. PMID: 27640120.
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  17. Oriel BS, Itani KM. Surgical Hand Antisepsis and Surgical Site Infections. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Dec; 17(6):632-644. PMID: 27508334.
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  18. Jones CE, Hollis RH, Wahl TS, Oriel BS, Itani KM, Morris MS, Hawn MT. Transitional care interventions and hospital readmissions in surgical populations: a systematic review. Am J Surg. 2016 Aug; 212(2):327-35. PMID: 27353404.
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  19. Holcomb CN, Graham LA, Richman JS, Itani KM, Maddox TM, Hawn MT. The Incremental Risk of Coronary Stents on Postoperative Adverse Events: A Matched Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2016 May; 263(5):924-30. PMID: 25894416.
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  20. Holcomb CN, Hollis RH, Graham LA, Richman JS, Valle JA, Itani KM, Maddox TM, Hawn MT. Association of Coronary Stent Indication With Postoperative Outcomes Following Noncardiac Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2016 May 01; 151(5):462-9. PMID: 26720292.
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  21. Itani KM. Validation of the 30-Day Postoperative Mortality Standard and Its Relevance. JAMA Surg. 2016 May 01; 151(5):423. PMID: 26746566.
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  22. Emamaullee JA, Itani KM. Profiles in surgical research: Anthony Atala, MD, FAC5. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2016 May; 101(5):30-5. PMID: 27311231.
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  23. Tobler WD, Itani KM. Current Status and Challenges of Laparoscopy in Ventral Hernia Repair. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016 Apr; 26(4):281-9. PMID: 27027828.
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  24. Liang MK, Holihan JL, Itani K, Alawadi ZM, Gonzalez JR, Askenasy EP, Ballecer C, Chong HS, Goldblatt MI, Greenberg JA, Harvin JA, Keith JN, Martindale RG, Orenstein S, Richmond B, Roth JS, Szotek P, Towfigh S, Tsuda S, Vaziri K, Berger DH. Ventral Hernia Management: Expert Consensus Guided by Systematic Review. Ann Surg. 2016 Mar 15. PMID: 26982687.
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  25. O'Neal PB, Itani KM. Antimicrobial Formulation and Delivery in the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Jun; 17(3):275-85. PMID: 26910558.
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  26. Hollis RH, Singletary BA, McMurtrie JT, Graham LA, Richman JS, Holcomb CN, Itani KM, Maddox TM, Hawn MT. Blood Transfusion and 30-Day Mortality in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease and Anemia Following Noncardiac Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2016 Feb; 151(2):139-45. PMID: 26444569.
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  27. Chen Q, Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Borzecki AM, Pilver C, Itani KM. Measuring readmissions after surgery: do different methods tell the same story? Am J Surg. 2016 Jul; 212(1):24-33. PMID: 26506557.
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  28. Itani KM. Care Bundles and Prevention of Surgical Site Infection in Colorectal Surgery. JAMA. 2015 Jul 21; 314(3):289-90. PMID: 26197189.
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  29. Sidhwa F, Itani KM. Skin preparation before surgery: options and evidence. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2015 Feb; 16(1):14-23. PMID: 25761076.
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  30. Holcomb CN, Graham LA, Richman JS, Rhyne RR, Itani KM, Maddox TM, Hawn MT. The incremental risk of noncardiac surgery on adverse cardiac events following coronary stenting. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Dec 30; 64(25):2730-9. PMID: 25541124.
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  31. Branch-Elliman W, Strymish J, Itani KM, Gupta K. Using clinical variables to guide surgical site infection detection: a novel surveillance strategy. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Dec; 42(12):1291-5. PMID: 25465259.
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  32. Chen Q, Tsai TC, Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Itani KM. Using a composite readmission measure to assess surgical quality in the Veterans Health Administration: how well does it correlate with established surgical measures? JAMA Surg. 2014 Nov; 149(11):1206-7. PMID: 25207493.
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  33. Mull HJ, Chen Q, Shwartz M, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Measuring surgical quality: which measure should we trust? JAMA Surg. 2014 Nov; 149(11):1210-2. PMID: 25250973.
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  34. Graham LA, Singletary BA, Richman JS, Maddox TM, Itani KM, Hawn MT. Improved adverse postoperative outcomes with revised American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for patients with cardiac stents. JAMA Surg. 2014 Nov; 149(11):1113-20. PMID: 25188466.
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  35. Richman JS, Itani KM, Deierhoi RJ, Henderson WG, Hawn MT. Improved outcomes associated with a revised quality measure for continuing perioperative ß-blockade. JAMA Surg. 2014 Oct; 149(10):1031-7. PMID: 25141795.
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  36. Prochazka AV, Fink AS, Bartenfeld D, Henderson WG, Nyirenda C, Webb A, Berger DH, Itani K, Whitehill T, Edwards J, Wilson M, Karsonovich C, Parmelee P. Patient perceptions of surgical informed consent: is repeat back helpful or harmful? J Patient Saf. 2014 Sep; 10(3):140-5. PMID: 24522223.
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  37. Sheridan RL, Shumaker PR, King DR, Wright CD, Itani KM, Cancio LC. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 15-2014. A man in the military who was injured by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. N Engl J Med. 2014 May 15; 370(20):1931-40. PMID: 24827038.
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  38. Rosen AK, Chen Q, Borzecki AM, Shin M, Itani KM, Shwartz M. Using estimated true safety event rates versus flagged safety event rates: does it change hospital profiling and payment? Health Serv Res. 2014 Oct; 49(5):1426-45. PMID: 24779721.
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  39. Silber JH, Romano PS, Itani KM, Rosen AK, Small D, Lipner RS, Bosk CL, Wang Y, Halenar MJ, Korovaichuk S, Even-Shoshan O, Volpp KG. Assessing the effects of the 2003 resident duty hours reform on internal medicine board scores. Acad Med. 2014 Apr; 89(4):644-51. PMID: 24556772.
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  40. Itani KM. Longer length of stay or readmissions: can we achieve a balance? Am J Surg. 2014 Apr; 207(4):457-8. PMID: 24674825.
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  41. Itani KM, Shorr AF. FDA guidance for ABSSSI trials: implications for conducting and interpreting clinical trials. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jan; 58 Suppl 1:S4-9. PMID: 24343831.
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  42. Mull HJ, Borzecki AM, Loveland S, Hickson K, Chen Q, MacDonald S, Shin MH, Cevasco M, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Detecting adverse events in surgery: comparing events detected by the Veterans Health Administration Surgical Quality Improvement Program and the Patient Safety Indicators. Am J Surg. 2014 Apr; 207(4):584-95. PMID: 24290888.
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  43. Itani KM. This is not your father's VA. JAMA Surg. 2013 Nov; 148(11):1056. PMID: 24026019.
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  44. Hawn MT, Graham LA, Richman JS, Itani KM, Henderson WG, Maddox TM. Risk of major adverse cardiac events following noncardiac surgery in patients with coronary stents. JAMA. 2013 Oct 9; 310(14):1462-72. PMID: 24101118.
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  45. Deierhoi RJ, Dawes LG, Vick C, Itani KM, Hawn MT. Choice of intravenous antibiotic prophylaxis for colorectal surgery does matter. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Nov; 217(5):763-9. PMID: 24045142.
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  46. Volpp KG, Small DS, Romano PS, Itani KM, Rosen AK, Even-Shoshan O, Wang Y, Bellini L, Halenar MJ, Korovaichuk S, Zhu J, Silber JH. Teaching hospital five-year mortality trends in the wake of duty hour reforms. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Aug; 28(8):1048-55. PMID: 23592241.
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  47. Hawn MT, Richman JS, Vick CC, Deierhoi RJ, Graham LA, Henderson WG, Itani KM. Timing of surgical antibiotic prophylaxis and the risk of surgical site infection. JAMA Surg. 2013 Jul; 148(7):649-57. PMID: 23552769.
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  48. Mull HJ, Borzecki AM, Hickson K, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Development and testing of tools to detect ambulatory surgical adverse events. J Patient Saf. 2013 Jun; 9(2):96-102. PMID: 23370221.
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  49. Graham LA, Maddox TM, Itani KM, Hawn MT. Coronary stents and subsequent surgery: reported provider attitudes and practice patterns. Am Surg. 2013 May; 79(5):514-23. PMID: 23635588.
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  50. Itani KM. Prospective randomized trials in surgery: we are missing the ball! J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Mar; 216(3):508. PMID: 23415406.
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  51. Borzecki AM, Cevasco M, Mull H, Shin M, Itani K, Rosen AK. Improving the identification of postoperative wound dehiscence missed by the Patient Safety Indicator algorithm. Am J Surg. 2013 Jun; 205(6):674-80. PMID: 23395582.
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  52. Borzecki AM, Cevasco M, Chen Q, Shin M, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Improving identification of postoperative respiratory failure missed by the patient safety indicator algorithm. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Jul-Aug; 28(4):315-23. PMID: 23221120.
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  53. Kissane NA, Itani KM. A decade of ventral incisional hernia repairs with biologic acellular dermal matrix: what have we learned? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Nov; 130(5 Suppl 2):194S-202S. PMID: 23096971.
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  54. Cannon JA, Altom LK, Deierhoi RJ, Morris M, Richman JS, Vick CC, Itani KM, Hawn MT. Preoperative oral antibiotics reduce surgical site infection following elective colorectal resections. Dis Colon Rectum. 2012 Nov; 55(11):1160-6. PMID: 23044677.
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  55. Chen Q, Borzecki AM, Cevasco M, Shin MH, Shwartz M, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Examining the relationship between processes of care and selected AHRQ patient safety indicators postoperative wound dehiscence and accidental puncture or laceration using the VA electronic medical record. Am J Med Qual. 2013 May-Jun; 28(3):206-13. PMID: 23007377.
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  56. Strymish J, Branch-Elliman W, Itani KM, Williams S, Gupta K. A clinical history of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a poor predictor of preoperative colonization status and postoperative infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Nov; 33(11):1113-7. PMID: 23041809.
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  57. Cevasco M, Itani KM. Ventral hernia repair with synthetic, composite, and biologic mesh: characteristics, indications, and infection profile. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2012 Aug; 13(4):209-15. PMID: 22913337.
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  58. Altom LK, Deierhoi RJ, Grams J, Richman JS, Vick CC, Henderson WG, Itani KM, Hawn MT. Association between Surgical Care Improvement Program venous thromboembolism measures and postoperative events. Am J Surg. 2012 Nov; 204(5):591-7. PMID: 22906249.
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  59. Borzecki AM, Cowan AJ, Cevasco M, Shin MH, Shwartz M, Itani K, Rosen AK. Is development of postoperative venous thromboembolism related to thromboprophylaxis use? A case-control study in the Veterans Health Administration. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012 Aug; 38(8):348-58. PMID: 22946252.
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  60. Itani KM, Biswas P, Reisman A, Bhattacharyya H, Baruch AM. Clinical efficacy of oral linezolid compared with intravenous vancomycin for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-complicated skin and soft tissue infections: a retrospective, propensity score-matched, case-control analysis. Clin Ther. 2012 Aug; 34(8):1667-73.e1. PMID: 22770644.
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  61. Itani KM, Rosen M, Vargo D, Awad SS, Denoto G, Butler CE. Prospective study of single-stage repair of contaminated hernias using a biologic porcine tissue matrix: the RICH Study. Surgery. 2012 Sep; 152(3):498-505. PMID: 22763262.
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  62. Reslan OM, Ebaugh JL, Gupta N, Brecher SM, Itani KM, Raffetto JD. Acute expansion of a hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-infected abdominal aortic aneurysm. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Jul; 26(5):732.e1-6. PMID: 22664293.
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  63. Shea JA, Willett LL, Borman KR, Itani KM, McDonald FS, Call SA, Chaudhry S, Adams M, Chacko KM, Volpp KG, Arora VM. Anticipated consequences of the 2011 duty hours standards: views of internal medicine and surgery program directors. Acad Med. 2012 Jul; 87(7):895-903. PMID: 22622221.
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  64. Kaafarani HM, Hawn MT, Itani KM. Individual surgical decision-making and comparative effectiveness research. Surgery. 2012 Nov; 152(5):787-9. PMID: 22657726.
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  65. Abi-Haidar Y, Sanchez V, Williams SA, Itani KM. Revisiting percutaneous cholecystostomy for acute cholecystitis based on a 10-year experience. Arch Surg. 2012 May; 147(5):416-22. PMID: 22785633.
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  66. Rosen MJ, Denoto G, Itani KM, Butler C, Vargo D, Smiell J, Rutan R. Evaluation of surgical outcomes of retro-rectus versus intraperitoneal reinforcement with bio-prosthetic mesh in the repair of contaminated ventral hernias. Hernia. 2013 Feb; 17(1):31-5. PMID: 22415440.
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  67. Hawn MT, Graham LA, Richman JR, Itani KM, Plomondon ME, Altom LK, Henderson WG, Bryson CL, Maddox TM. The incidence and timing of noncardiac surgery after cardiac stent implantation. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Apr; 214(4):658-66; discussion 666-7. PMID: 22341201.
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  68. Rosen AK, Itani KM, Cevasco M, Kaafarani HM, Hanchate A, Shin M, Shwartz M, Loveland S, Chen Q, Borzecki A. Validating the patient safety indicators in the Veterans Health Administration: do they accurately identify true safety events? Med Care. 2012 Jan; 50(1):74-85. PMID: 21993057.
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  69. Abi-Haidar Y, Gupta K, Strymish J, Williams SA, Itani KM. Factors associated with post-operative conversion to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus positivity or infection in initially MRSA-negative patients. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2011 Dec; 12(6):435-42. PMID: 22142319.
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  70. Hawn MT, Vick CC, Richman J, Holman W, Deierhoi RJ, Graham LA, Henderson WG, Itani KM. Surgical site infection prevention: time to move beyond the surgical care improvement program. Ann Surg. 2011 Sep; 254(3):494-9; discussion 499-501. PMID: 21817889.
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  71. Gupta K, Strymish J, Abi-Haidar Y, Williams SA, Itani KM. Preoperative nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus status, surgical prophylaxis, and risk-adjusted postoperative outcomes in veterans. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Aug; 32(8):791-6. PMID: 21768763.
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  72. Sanchez VM, Abi-Haidar YE, Itani KM. Mesh infection in ventral incisional hernia repair: incidence, contributing factors, and treatment. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2011 Jun; 12(3):205-10. PMID: 21767146.
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  73. Abi-Haidar Y, Sanchez V, Itani KM. Risk factors and outcomes of acute versus elective groin hernia surgery. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Sep; 213(3):363-9. PMID: 21680204.
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  74. Rosen AK, Itani KM. Validating the patient safety indicators in the Veterans Health Administration: are they ready for prime time? J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):921-3. PMID: 21620288.
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  75. Chen Q, Rosen AK, Cevasco M, Shin M, Itani KM, Borzecki AM. Detecting patient safety indicators: How valid is "foreign body left during procedure" in the Veterans Health Administration? J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):977-83. PMID: 21489830.
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  76. Cevasco M, Borzecki AM, McClusky DA, Chen Q, Shin MH, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Positive predictive value of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative wound dehiscence". J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):962-7. PMID: 21489829.
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  77. Cevasco M, Borzecki AM, O'Brien WJ, Chen Q, Shin MH, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Validity of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections". J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):984-90. PMID: 21489833.
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  78. Borzecki AM, Cevasco M, Chen Q, Shin M, Itani KM, Rosen AK. How valid is the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangement"? J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):968-976.e1-2. PMID: 21489834.
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  79. Borzecki AM, Kaafarani H, Cevasco M, Hickson K, Macdonald S, Shin M, Itani KM, Rosen AK. How valid is the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma"? J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):946-953.e1-2. PMID: 21474344.
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  80. Cevasco M, Borzecki AM, Chen Q, Zrelak PA, Shin M, Romano PS, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Positive predictive value of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "Postoperative Sepsis": implications for practice and policy. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):954-61. PMID: 21474345.
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  81. Borzecki AM, Kaafarani HM, Utter GH, Romano PS, Shin MH, Chen Q, Itani KM, Rosen AK. How valid is the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative respiratory failure"? J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):935-45. PMID: 21474343.
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  82. Itani KM, Hoballah J, Kaafarani H, Crisostomo AC, Michelassi F. Could international medical graduates offer a solution to the surgical workforce crisis? Balancing national interest and global responsibility. Surgery. 2011 May; 149(5):597-600. PMID: 21429545.
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  83. Rosen AK, Mull HJ, Kaafarani H, Nebeker J, Shimada S, Helwig A, Nordberg B, Long B, Savitz LA, Shanahan CW, Itani K. Applying trigger tools to detect adverse events associated with outpatient surgery. J Patient Saf. 2011 Mar; 7(1):45-59. PMID: 21921867.
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  84. Kaafarani HM, Borzecki AM, Itani KM, Loveland S, Mull HJ, Hickson K, Macdonald S, Shin M, Rosen AK. Validity of selected Patient Safety Indicators: opportunities and concerns. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):924-34. PMID: 20869268.
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  85. Lipsky BA, Itani KM, Weigelt JA, Joseph W, Paap CM, Reisman A, Myers DE, Huang DB. The role of diabetes mellitus in the treatment of skin and skin structure infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: results from three randomized controlled trials. Int J Infect Dis. 2011 Feb; 15(2):e140-6. PMID: 21134775.
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  86. Press MJ, Silber JH, Rosen AK, Romano PS, Itani KM, Zhu J, Wang Y, Even-Shoshan O, Halenar MJ, Volpp KG. The impact of resident duty hour reform on hospital readmission rates among Medicare beneficiaries. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Apr; 26(4):405-11. PMID: 21057883.
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  87. Andreoli MT, Itani KM. Malignant eccrine spiradenoma: a meta-analysis of reported cases. Am J Surg. 2011 May; 201(5):695-9. PMID: 20851376.
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  88. Itani KM, Merchant S, Lin SJ, Akhras K, Alandete JC, Hatoum HT. Outcomes and management costs in patients hospitalized for skin and skin-structure infections. Am J Infect Control. 2011 Feb; 39(1):42-9. PMID: 20673598.
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  89. Kaafarani HM, Smith TS, Neumayer L, Berger DH, Depalma RG, Itani KM. Trends, outcomes, and predictors of open and conversion to open cholecystectomy in Veterans Health Administration hospitals. Am J Surg. 2010 Jul; 200(1):32-40. PMID: 20637334.
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  90. Fink AS, Prochazka AV, Henderson WG, Bartenfeld D, Nyirenda C, Webb A, Berger DH, Itani K, Whitehill T, Edwards J, Wilson M, Karsonovich C, Parmelee P. Enhancement of surgical informed consent by addition of repeat back: a multicenter, randomized controlled clinical trial. Ann Surg. 2010 Jul; 252(1):27-36. PMID: 20562609.
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  91. Fink AS, Prochazka AV, Henderson WG, Bartenfeld D, Nyirenda C, Webb A, Berger DH, Itani K, Whitehill T, Edwards J, Wilson M, Karsonovich C, Parmelee P. Predictors of comprehension during surgical informed consent. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Jun; 210(6):919-26. PMID: 20510800.
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  92. Kaafarani HM, Rosen AK, Nebeker JR, Shimada S, Mull HJ, Rivard PE, Savitz L, Helwig A, Shin MH, Itani KM. Development of trigger tools for surveillance of adverse events in ambulatory surgery. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010 Oct; 19(5):425-9. PMID: 20513790.
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  93. Itani KM, Hur K, Kim LT, Anthony T, Berger DH, Reda D, Neumayer L. Comparison of laparoscopic and open repair with mesh for the treatment of ventral incisional hernia: a randomized trial. Arch Surg. 2010 Apr; 145(4):322-8; discussion 328. PMID: 20404280.
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  94. Kaafarani HM, Kaufman D, Reda D, Itani KM. Predictors of surgical site infection in laparoscopic and open ventral incisional herniorrhaphy. J Surg Res. 2010 Oct; 163(2):229-34. PMID: 20605590.
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  95. Itani KM, Dryden MS, Bhattacharyya H, Kunkel MJ, Baruch AM, Weigelt JA. Efficacy and safety of linezolid versus vancomycin for the treatment of complicated skin and soft-tissue infections proven to be caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Am J Surg. 2010 Jun; 199(6):804-16. PMID: 20227056.
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  96. Kaafarani HM, Hur K, Campasano M, Reda DJ, Itani KM. Classification and valuation of postoperative complications in a randomized trial of open versus laparoscopic ventral herniorrhaphy. Hernia. 2010 Jun; 14(3):231-5. PMID: 20213456.
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  97. Darouiche RO, Wall MJ, Itani KM, Otterson MF, Webb AL, Carrick MM, Miller HJ, Awad SS, Crosby CT, Mosier MC, Alsharif A, Berger DH. Chlorhexidine-Alcohol versus Povidone-Iodine for Surgical-Site Antisepsis. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jan 7; 362(1):18-26. PMID: 20054046.
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  98. Silber JH, Rosenbaum PR, Rosen AK, Romano PS, Itani KM, Cen L, Mi L, Halenar MJ, Even-Shoshan O, Volpp KG. Prolonged hospital stay and the resident duty hour rules of 2003. Med Care. 2009 Dec; 47(12):1191-200. PMID: 19786912.
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  99. Bush RL, DePalma RG, Itani KM, Henderson WG, Smith TS, Gunnar WP. Outcomes of care of abdominal aortic aneurysm in Veterans Health Administration facilities: results from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Am J Surg. 2009 Nov; 198(5 Suppl):S41-8. PMID: 19874934.
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  100. Itani KM. Fifteen years of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program in review. Am J Surg. 2009 Nov; 198(5 Suppl):S9-S18. PMID: 19874939.
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  101. Rodkey GV, Itani KM. Evaluation of healthcare quality: a tale of three giants. Am J Surg. 2009 Nov; 198(5 Suppl):S3-8. PMID: 19874932.
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  102. Kaafarani HM, Hur K, Hirter A, Kim LT, Thomas A, Berger DH, Reda D, Itani KM. Seroma in ventral incisional herniorrhaphy: incidence, predictors and outcome. Am J Surg. 2009 Nov; 198(5):639-44. PMID: 19887192.
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  103. Argo JL, Vick CC, Graham LA, Itani KM, Bishop MJ, Hawn MT. Elective surgical case cancellation in the Veterans Health Administration system: identifying areas for improvement. Am J Surg. 2009 Nov; 198(5):600-6. PMID: 19887185.
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  104. Itani KM. A celebration and remembrance. Am J Surg. 2009 Nov; 198(5 Suppl):S1-2. PMID: 19874929.
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  105. Itani KM. Let us not forget the Association of VA Surgeons (AVAS). Surgery. 2009 Sep; 146(3):525; author reply 525-6. PMID: 19715815.
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  106. Itani KM, Fitzgibbons R, Awad SS, Duh QY, Ferzli GS. Management of recurrent inguinal hernias. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Nov; 209(5):653-8. PMID: 19854408.
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  107. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM. Classification versus valuation and grading of surgical complications. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Aug; 209(2):290-1; author reply 291-2. PMID: 19632618.
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  108. Rosen AK, Loveland SA, Romano PS, Itani KM, Silber JH, Even-Shoshan OO, Halenar MJ, Teng Y, Zhu J, Volpp KG. Effects of resident duty hour reform on surgical and procedural patient safety indicators among hospitalized Veterans Health Administration and Medicare patients. Med Care. 2009 Jul; 47(7):723-31. PMID: 19536029.
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  109. Volpp KG, Rosen AK, Rosenbaum PR, Romano PS, Itani KM, Bellini L, Even-Shoshan O, Cen L, Wang Y, Halenar MJ, Silber JH. Did duty hour reform lead to better outcomes among the highest risk patients? J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Oct; 24(10):1149-55. PMID: 19455368.
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  110. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM, Rosen AK, Zhao S, Hartmann CW, Gaba DM. How does patient safety culture in the operating room and post-anesthesia care unit compare to the rest of the hospital? Am J Surg. 2009 Jul; 198(1):70-5. PMID: 19268901.
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  111. Itani KM, Akhras KS, Stellhorn R, Quintana A, Budd D, Merchant S. Outcomes associated with initial versus later vancomycin use in patients with complicated skin and skin-structure infections. Pharmacoeconomics. 2009; 27(5):421-30. PMID: 19586079.
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  112. Itani KM, Kim L. Mechanical bowel preparation or not for elective colorectal surgery. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2008 Dec; 9(6):563-5. PMID: 19216667.
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  113. Longo WE, Itani K, Tarpley J, Kozol RA. Association of VA Surgeons annual resident paper award winners: career paths following completion of postgraduate training. Am J Surg. 2008 Nov; 196(5):621-2. PMID: 18954595.
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  114. Campbell DA, Henderson WG, Englesbe MJ, Hall BL, O'Reilly M, Bratzler D, Dellinger EP, Neumayer L, Bass BL, Hutter MM, Schwartz J, Ko C, Itani K, Steinberg SM, Siperstein A, Sawyer RG, Turner DJ, Khuri SF. Surgical site infection prevention: the importance of operative duration and blood transfusion--results of the first American College of Surgeons-National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Best Practices Initiative. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Dec; 207(6):810-20. PMID: 19183526.
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  115. Kaafarani HM, Atluri PV, Thornby J, Itani KM. beta-Blockade in noncardiac surgery: outcome at all levels of cardiac risk. Arch Surg. 2008 Oct; 143(10):940-4; discussion 944. PMID: 18936371.
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  116. Suding P, Jensen E, Abramson MA, Itani K, Wilson SE. Definitive risk factors for anastomotic leaks in elective open colorectal resection. Arch Surg. 2008 Sep; 143(9):907-11; discussion 911-2. PMID: 18794430.
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  117. Itani KM. Presidential address: International medical graduates in the surgical workforce and the Veterans Affairs hospitals: where are we coming from? Where are we going? Am J Surg. 2008 Sep; 196(3):315-22. PMID: 18718217.
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  118. Wilson SE, Turpin RS, Kumar RN, Itani KM, Jensen EH, Pellissier JM, Abramson MA. Comparative costs of ertapenem and cefotetan as prophylaxis for elective colorectal surgery. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2008 Jun; 9(3):349-56. PMID: 18570576.
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  119. Itani KM, Jensen EH, Finn TS, Tomassini JE, Abramson MA. Effect of body mass index and ertapenem versus cefotetan prophylaxis on surgical site infection in elective colorectal surgery. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2008 Apr; 9(2):131-7. PMID: 18426345.
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  120. Hawn MT, Itani KM, Gray SH, Vick CC, Henderson W, Houston TK. Association of timely administration of prophylactic antibiotics for major surgical procedures and surgical site infection. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 May; 206(5):814-9; discussion 819-21. PMID: 18471703.
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  121. Kelz RR, Freeman KM, Hosokawa PW, Asch DA, Spitz FR, Moskowitz M, Henderson WG, Mitchell ME, Itani KM. Time of day is associated with postoperative morbidity: an analysis of the national surgical quality improvement program data. Ann Surg. 2008 Mar; 247(3):544-52. PMID: 18376202.
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  122. Gray SH, Hawn MT, Itani KM. Surgical progress in inguinal and ventral incisional hernia repair. Surg Clin North Am. 2008 Feb; 88(1):17-26, vii. PMID: 18267159.
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  123. Itani KM, Hawn MT. Advances in abdominal wall hernia repair. Preface. Surg Clin North Am. 2008 Feb; 88(1):xvii-xix. PMID: 18267157.
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  124. Itani KM, Denwood R, Schifftner T, Joehl RJ, Wright C, Henderson WG, DePalma RG. Causes of high mortality in colorectal surgery: a review of episodes of care in Veterans Affairs hospitals. Am J Surg. 2007 Nov; 194(5):639-45. PMID: 17936427.
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  125. Matthews RD, Anthony T, Kim LT, Wang J, Fitzgibbons RJ, Giobbie-Hurder A, Reda DJ, Itani KM, Neumayer LA. Factors associated with postoperative complications and hernia recurrence for patients undergoing inguinal hernia repair: a report from the VA Cooperative Hernia Study Group. Am J Surg. 2007 Nov; 194(5):611-7. PMID: 17936422.
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  126. Zare MM, Itani KM, Schifftner TL, Henderson WG, Khuri SF. Mortality after nonemergent major surgery performed on Friday versus Monday through Wednesday. Ann Surg. 2007 Nov; 246(5):866-74. PMID: 17968181.
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  127. Fink AS, Itani KM, Campbell DC. Assessing the quality of surgical care. Surg Clin North Am. 2007 Aug; 87(4):837-52, vi. PMID: 17888783.
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  128. Neumayer L, Hosokawa P, Itani K, El-Tamer M, Henderson WG, Khuri SF. Multivariable predictors of postoperative surgical site infection after general and vascular surgery: results from the patient safety in surgery study. J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Jun; 204(6):1178-87. PMID: 17544076.
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  129. Itani KM, Wilson SE, Awad SS, Jensen EH, Finn TS, Abramson MA. Polyethylene glycol versus sodium phosphate mechanical bowel preparation in elective colorectal surgery. Am J Surg. 2007 Feb; 193(2):190-4. PMID: 17236845.
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  130. Itani KM, Morris PJ, Macias FC, Bevilacqua RG, Cheng SW, Ladipo JK, Brennan MF. Training of a surgeon: an international perspective. J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Mar; 204(3):478-85. PMID: 17324785.
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  131. Itani KM, Wilson SE, Awad SS, Jensen EH, Finn TS, Abramson MA. Ertapenem versus cefotetan prophylaxis in elective colorectal surgery. N Engl J Med. 2006 Dec 21; 355(25):2640-51. PMID: 17182989.
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  132. Hawn MT, Gray SH, Vick CC, Itani KM, Bishop MJ, Ordin DL, Houston TK. Timely administration of prophylactic antibiotics for major surgical procedures. J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Dec; 203(6):803-11. PMID: 17116547.
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  133. Lau WK, Mercer D, Itani KM, Nicolau DP, Kuti JL, Mansfield D, Dana A. Randomized, open-label, comparative study of piperacillin-tazobactam administered by continuous infusion versus intermittent infusion for treatment of hospitalized patients with complicated intra-abdominal infection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2006 Nov; 50(11):3556-61. PMID: 16940077.
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  134. Hawn MT, Itani KM, Giobbie-Hurder A, McCarthy M, Jonasson O, Neumayer LA. Patient-reported outcomes after inguinal herniorrhaphy. Surgery. 2006 Aug; 140(2):198-205. PMID: 16904970.
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  135. Hynes DM, Stroupe KT, Luo P, Giobbie-Hurder A, Reda D, Kraft M, Itani K, Fitzgibbons R, Jonasson O, Neumayer L. Cost effectiveness of laparoscopic versus open mesh hernia operation: results of a Department of Veterans Affairs randomized clinical trial. J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Oct; 203(4):447-57. PMID: 17000387.
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  136. McKinnon PS, Sorensen SV, Liu LZ, Itani KM. Impact of linezolid on economic outcomes and determinants of cost in a clinical trial evaluating patients with MRSA complicated skin and soft-tissue infections. Ann Pharmacother. 2006 Jun; 40(6):1017-23. PMID: 16720705.
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  137. Itani KM, Weigelt J, Li JZ, Duttagupta S. Linezolid reduces length of stay and duration of intravenous treatment compared with vancomycin for complicated skin and soft tissue infections due to suspected or proven methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2005 Dec; 26(6):442-8. PMID: 16289514.
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  138. Longo WE, Cheadle W, Fink A, Kozol R, DePalma R, Rege R, Neumayer L, Tarpley J, Tarpley M, Joehl R, Miller TA, Rosendale D, Itani K. The role of the Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in patient care, surgical education, research and faculty development. Am J Surg. 2005 Nov; 190(5):662-75. PMID: 16226937.
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  139. Itani KM, DePalma RG, Schifftner T, Sanders KM, Chang BK, Henderson WG, Khuri SF. Surgical resident supervision in the operating room and outcomes of care in Veterans Affairs hospitals. Am J Surg. 2005 Nov; 190(5):725-31. PMID: 16226948.
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  140. Neumayer LA, Gawande AA, Wang J, Giobbie-Hurder A, Itani KM, Fitzgibbons RJ, Reda D, Jonasson O. Proficiency of surgeons in inguinal hernia repair: effect of experience and age. Ann Surg. 2005 Sep; 242(3):344-8; discussion 348-52. PMID: 16135920.
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  141. Neumayer L, Fitzgibbons R, Itani K, Jonasson O. Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2005 Sep; 201(3):486-7; author reply 487-8. PMID: 16125086.
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  142. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM, Petersen LA, Thornby J, Berger DH. Does resident hours reduction have an impact on surgical outcomes? J Surg Res. 2005 Jun 15; 126(2):167-71. PMID: 15919415.
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  143. Weigelt J, Itani K, Stevens D, Lau W, Dryden M, Knirsch C. Linezolid versus vancomycin in treatment of complicated skin and soft tissue infections. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2005 Jun; 49(6):2260-6. PMID: 15917519.
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  144. Wilkiemeyer M, Pappas TN, Giobbie-Hurder A, Itani KM, Jonasson O, Neumayer LA. Does resident post graduate year influence the outcomes of inguinal hernia repair? Ann Surg. 2005 Jun; 241(6):879-82; discussion 882-4. PMID: 15912037.
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  145. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM, Giobbie-Hurder A, Gleysteen JJ, McCarthy M, Gibbs J, Neumayer L. Does surgeon frustration and satisfaction with the operation predict outcomes of open or laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair? J Am Coll Surg. 2005 May; 200(5):677-83. PMID: 15848357.
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  146. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM. The surgeon's ego and reporting of clinical failure. Br J Surg. 2005 Jan; 92(1):122. PMID: 15635651.
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  147. Weigelt J, Kaafarani HM, Itani KM, Swanson RN. Linezolid eradicates MRSA better than vancomycin from surgical-site infections. Am J Surg. 2004 Dec; 188(6):760-6. PMID: 15619496.
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  148. Itani KM, Neumayer L, Reda D, Kim L, Anthony T. Repair of ventral incisional hernia: the design of a randomized trial to compare open and laparoscopic surgical techniques. Am J Surg. 2004 Dec; 188(6A Suppl):22S-29S. PMID: 15610889.
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  149. Nguyen L, Fagan SP, Lee TC, Aoki N, Itani KM, Berger DH, Awad SS. Use of a predictive equation for diagnosis of acute gangrenous cholecystitis. Am J Surg. 2004 Nov; 188(5):463-6. PMID: 15546551.
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  150. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM, Thornby J, Berger DH. Thirty-day and one-year predictors of death in noncardiac major surgical procedures. Am J Surg. 2004 Nov; 188(5):495-9. PMID: 15546557.
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  151. Itani KM, McCullough LB. Randomized clinical surgical trials: are they really necessary? Asian J Surg. 2004 Jul; 27(3):163-8. PMID: 15564153.
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  152. Rintala DH, Krouskop TA, Wright JV, Garber SL, Frnka J, Henson HK, Itani KM, Gaddis W, Matamoros R, Monga TN. Telerehabilitation for veterans with a lower-limb amputation or ulcer: Technical acceptability of data. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2004 May; 41(3B):481-90. PMID: 15543466.
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  153. Itani KM, Liscum K, Brunicardi FC. Physician leadership is a new mandate in surgical training. Am J Surg. 2004 Mar; 187(3):328-31. PMID: 15006559.
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  154. London MJ, Itani KM, Perrino AC, Guarino PD, Schwartz GG, Cunningham F, Gottlieb SS, Henderson WG. Perioperative beta-blockade: a survey of physician attitudes in the department of Veterans Affairs. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2004 Feb; 18(1):14-24. PMID: 14973793.
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  155. Lipsky BA, Itani K, Norden C. Treating foot infections in diabetic patients: a randomized, multicenter, open-label trial of linezolid versus ampicillin-sulbactam/amoxicillin-clavulanate. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Jan 1; 38(1):17-24. PMID: 14679443.
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  156. Itani KM. Infections in the surgical patient: an update on trends and treatment. Introduction. Am J Surg. 2003 Nov 28; 186(5A):1S-3S. PMID: 14684219.
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  157. Fagan SP, Awad SS, Rahwan K, Hira K, Aoki N, Itani KM, Berger DH. Prognostic factors for the development of gangrenous cholecystitis. Am J Surg. 2003 Nov; 186(5):481-5. PMID: 14599611.
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  158. Neumayer L, Jonasson O, Fitzgibbons R, Henderson W, Gibbs J, Carrico CJ, Itani K, Kim L, Pappas T, Reda D, Dunlop D, McCarthy M, Hynes D, Giobbie-Hurder A, London MJ, Hatton-Ward S. Tension-free inguinal hernia repair: the design of a trial to compare open and laparoscopic surgical techniques. J Am Coll Surg. 2003 May; 196(5):743-52. PMID: 12742208.
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  159. Salameh JR, Sweeney JF, Graviss EA, Essien FA, Williams MD, Awad S, Itani KM, Fisher WE. Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair during the learning curve. Hernia. 2002 Dec; 6(4):182-7. PMID: 12424598.
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  160. Itani K. A positive approach to core competencies and benchmarks for graduate medical education(1). Am J Surg. 2002 Sep; 184(3):196-203. PMID: 12354589.
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  161. Abdel-Fattah G, Yoffe B, Krishnan B, Khaoustov V, Itani K. MDM2/p53 protein expression in the development of colorectal adenocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2000 Jan-Feb; 4(1):109-14. PMID: 10631371.
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  162. Itani KM, Karni A, Green L. Squamous cell carcinoma of the pancreas. J Gastrointest Surg. 1999 Sep-Oct; 3(5):512-5. PMID: 10482708.
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  163. Itani KM, Miller CC, Guinn G, Jones JW. Preoperative cardiac evaluation is unnecessary in most patients undergoing vascular operations. Am J Surg. 1998 Dec; 176(6):671-5. PMID: 9926811.
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  164. Jones JW, Schmidt SE, Richman BW, Itani KM, Sapire KJ, Reardon MJ. Surgical myocardial revascularization. Surg Clin North Am. 1998 Oct; 78(5):705-27. PMID: 9891572.
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  165. el-Zimaity HM, Itani K, Graham DY. Early diagnosis of signet ring cell carcinoma of the stomach: role of the Genta stain. J Clin Pathol. 1997 Oct; 50(10):867-8. PMID: 9462273.
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  166. Miller JS, Itani KM, Oza MD, Wall MJ. Gastric rupture with tension pneumoperitoneum: a complication of difficult endotracheal intubation. Ann Emerg Med. 1997 Sep; 30(3):343-6. PMID: 9287899.
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  167. Itani KM, Taylor TV, Green LK. Needle biopsy for suspicious lesions of the head of the pancreas: pitfalls and implications for therapy. J Gastrointest Surg. 1997 Jul-Aug; 1(4):337-41. PMID: 9834367.
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  168. Itani KM, Miller CC, Church HM, McCollum CH. Impact of a problem-based learning conference on surgery residents' in training exam (ABSITE) scores. American Board of Surgery in Training Exam. J Surg Res. 1997 Jun; 70(1):66-8. PMID: 9228930.
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  169. Itani KM, Taylor TV. The challenge of therapy for pancreatitis-related common bile duct stricture. Am J Surg. 1995 Dec; 170(6):543-6. PMID: 7491997.
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  170. Kondo M, Itani K, Yoshikawa T, Tanaka Y, Watanabe N, Hiraoka M, Noguchi M, Miura K. [A prospective randomized clinical trial comparing intra-arterial chemotherapy alone and when combined with hyperthermia for metastatic liver cancer]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 1995 Oct; 22(12):1807-11. PMID: 7574814.
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  171. Hymes WA, Itani KM, Wall MJ, Granchi TS, Mattox KL. Delayed tension pneumopericardium after thoracotomy for penetrating chest trauma. Ann Thorac Surg. 1994 Jun; 57(6):1658-60. PMID: 8010824.
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  172. Itani KM, Rothenberg SS, Brandt ML, Burch JM, Mattox KL, Harberg FJ, Pokorny WJ. Emergency center arteriography in the evaluation of suspected peripheral vascular injuries in children. J Pediatr Surg. 1993 May; 28(5):677-80. PMID: 8340857.
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  173. Itani KM, Burch JM, Spjut-Patrinely V, Richardson R, Martin RR, Mattox KL. Emergency center arteriography. J Trauma. 1992 Mar; 32(3):302-6; discussion 306-7. PMID: 1548718.
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  174. Akwari OE, Tucker A, Seigler HF, Itani KM. Hepatobiliary cystadenoma with mesenchymal stroma. Ann Surg. 1990 Jan; 211(1):18-27. PMID: 2403772.
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  175. Akwari OE, Itani KM, Coleman RE, Rosse WF. Splenectomy for primary and recurrent immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). Current criteria for patient selection and results. Ann Surg. 1987 Oct; 206(4):529-41. PMID: 3662662.
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  176. Itani KM, Akwari OE, Burch W, Watters CR, Coleman RE. Gastric emptying, glucose tolerance, and insulin response after duodenojejunostomy. J Surg Res. 1987 May; 42(5):521-7. PMID: 3295389.
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  177. Itani KM, Coleman RE, Meyers WC, Akwari OE. Pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy. A clinical and physiologic appraisal. Ann Surg. 1986 Dec; 204(6):655-64. PMID: 3024595.
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