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The following articles have been published and peer reviewed.

2009-2010

  1. Etzioni DA, Cannom RR, Madoff RD, Ault GT, Beart RW Jr. Colorectal procedures: what proportion is performed by American board of colon and rectal surgery-certified surgeons?
    Dis Colon Rectum. 2010 May;53(5):713-20.
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  1. Maeda T, Cannom RR, Beart RW Jr, Etzioni DA. Decision model of segmental compared with total abdominal colectomy for colon cancer in hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.
    J Clin Oncol. 2010 Mar 1;28(7):1175-80. Epub 2010 Feb 1.
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  1. Etzioni DA, Cannom RR, Ault GT, Beart RW Jr, Kaiser AM. Diverticulitis in California from 1995 to 2006: increased rates of treatment for younger patients.  Am Surg. 2009 Oct;75(10):981-5.
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  1. Cannom RR, Kaiser AM, Ault GT, Beart RW Jr, Etzioni DA. Inflammatory bowel disease in the United States from 1998 to 2005: has infliximab affected surgical rates? Am Surg. 2009 Oct;75(10):976-80.
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2008-2009

  1. Etzioni DA, Beart RW Jr, Madoff RD, Ault GT. Impact of the aging population on the demand for colorectal procedures. Dis Colon Rectum. 2009 Apr;52(4):583-90; discussion 590-1.
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  1. Kumar SR, Scehnet JS, Ley EJ, Singh J, Krasnoperov V, Liu R, Manchanda PK, Ladner RD, Hawes D, Weaver FA, Beart RW, Singh G, Nguyen C, Kahn M, Gill PS. Preferential induction of EphB4 over EphB2 and its implication in colorectal cancer progression.Cancer Res. 2009 May 1;69(9):3736-45. Epub 2009 Apr 14. Erratum in: Cancer Res. 2009 May 15;69(10):4554.
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  1. Ault GT, Nunoo-Mensah JW, Johnson L, Vukasin P, Kaiser A, Beart RW Jr. Adenocarcinoma arising in the middle of ileoanal pouches: report of five cases. Dis Colon Rectum. 2009 Mar;52(3):538-41.
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  1. Etzioni DA, Mack TM, Beart RW Jr, Kaiser AM. Diverticulitis in the United States: 1998-2005: changing patterns of disease and treatment. Ann Surg. 2009 Feb;249(2):210-7.
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  1. Nunoo-Mensah JW, Rosen M, Chan LS, Wasserberg N, Beart RW. Prevalence of intra-abdominal surgery: what is an individual’s lifetime risk?  South Med J. 2009 Jan;102(1):25-9.
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  1. Beart RW Jr.  Diagnosis and management of recurrent colorectal cancer. Acta ChirIugosl. 2008;55(3):25-9. Review.
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  1. Etzioni DA, El-Khoueiry AB, Beart RW Jr.  Rates and predictors of chemotherapy use for stage III colon cancer: a systematic review. Cancer. 2008 Dec 15;113(12):3279-89. Review.
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  1. Klaristenfeld D, Israelit S, Beart RW, Ault G, Kaiser AM.  Surgical excision of extensive anal condylomata not associated with risk of anal stenosis.  Int J Colorectal Dis. 2008 Sep;23(9):853-6. Epub 2008 Jun 12.
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  1. Nunoo-Mensah JW, Kaiser AM, Wasserberg N, Saedi H, Quek ML, Beart RW. Management of acquired rectourinary fistulas: how often and when is permanent fecal or urinary diversion necessary?  Dis Colon Rectum. 2008 Jul;51(7):1049-54. Epub 2008 May 10.
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  1. Artinyan A, Nunoo-Mensah JW, Balasubramaniam S, Gauderman J, Essani R, Gonzalez-Ruiz C, Kaiser AM, Beart RW Jr.  Prolonged postoperative ileus-definition, risk factors, and predictors after surgery.  World J Surg. 2008 Jul;32(7):1495-500.
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2007-2008

  1. Kaiser AM, Israelit S, Klaristenfeld D, Selvindoss P, Vukasin P, Ault G, Beart RW.Morbidity of ostomy takedown. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Mar;12(3):437-41. Epub 2007 Dec 20.
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  1. Beart RW Jr.  Multidisciplinary management of patients with advanced rectal cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Nov 15;13(22 Pt 2):6890s-3s. Review.
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  1. Rosen LS, Bilchik AJ, Beart RW Jr, Benson AB 3rd, Chang KJ, Compton CC, Grothey A, Haller DG, Ko CY, Lynch PM, Nelson H, Stamos MJ, Turner RR, Willett CG.  New approaches to assessing and treating early-stage colon and rectal cancer: summary statement from 2007 Santa Monica Conference.  Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Nov 15;13(22 Pt 2):6853s-6s.
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  1. Ley EJ, Kaiser AM, Vukasin P, Ault G, Etzioni DA, Beart RW.  Questions about efficacy of continuous wound catheters.  J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Oct;205(4):e2-3; author reply e3. No abstract available.
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  1. Fleshman J, Sargent DJ, Green E, Anvari M, Stryker SJ, Beart RW Jr, Hellinger M, Flanagan R Jr, Peters W, Nelson H; for The Clinical Outcomes of Surgical Therapy Study Group.  Laparoscopic colectomy for cancer is not inferior to open surgery based on 5-year data from the COST Study Group trial.  Ann Surg. 2007 Oct;246(4):655-62; discussion 662-4.
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  1. Ley EJ, Vukasin P, Kaiser AM, Ault G, Beart RW Jr.  Delayed rectovaginal fistula: a potential complication of bevacizumab (avastin).  Dis Colon Rectum. 2007 Jun;50(6):930. No abstract available.
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  1. Wasserberg N, Nunoo-Mensah JW, Gonzalez-Ruiz C, Beart RW Jr, Kaiser AM.  Colorectal cancer in HIV-infected patients: a case control study.  Int J Colorectal Dis. 2007 Oct;22(10):1217-21. Epub 2007
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2006-2007

  1. Nunoo-Mensah JW, Balasubramaniam S, Wasserberg N, Artinyan A, Gonzalez-Ruiz C, Kaiser AM, Beart RW Jr, Vukasin P.  Fistula-in-ano: do antibiotics make a difference? Int J Colorectal Dis. 2006 Jul;21(5):441-3. Epub 2005 Aug 10.
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  1. Kaiser AM, Kang JC, Chan LS, Beart RW.  The prognostic impact of the time interval to recurrence for the mortality in recurrent colorectal cancer.  Colorectal Dis. 2006 Oct;8(8):696-703.
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  1. Kaiser AM, Kang JC, Tolazzi AR, Sherrod AE, Beart RW Jr.  Primary solitaryextragastrointestinal stromal tumor of the greater omentum coexisting with ulcerative colitis.  Dig Dis Sci. 2006 Oct;51(10):1850-2. No abstract available.
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  1. Wasserberg N, Nunoo-Mensah JW, Beart RW Jr, Ker TS.  Is there a role for neoadjuvanttreatment with Gleevec for large rectal gastrointestinal stromal tumors?  Int J Colorectal Dis. 2007 Aug;22(8):981-2. Epub 2006 Apr 1. No abstract available.
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2005-2006

  1. Gonzalez-Ruiz C, Kaiser AM, Vukasin P, Beart RW Jr, Ortega AE.  Intraoperative physical diagnosis in the management of anal fistula.  Am Surg. 2006 Jan;72(1):11-5.
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  1. Kehlet H, Büchler MW, Beart RW Jr, Billingham RP, Williamson R.  Care after colonic operation–is it evidence-based? Results from a multinational survey in Europe and the United States.  J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Jan;202(1):45-54. Epub 2005 Oct 20.
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  1. Essani R, Sarkisyan G, Beart RW, Ault G, Vukasin P, Kaiser AM.  Cost-saving effect of treatment algorithm for chronic anal fissure: a prospective analysis.  J GastrointestSurg. 2005 Dec;9(9):1237-43; discussion 1243-4.
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  1. Artinyan A, Essani R, Lake J, Kaiser AM, Vukasin P, Danenberg P, Danenberg K, Haile R,Beart RW Jr.  Molecular predictors of lymph node metastasis in colon cancer: increased risk with decreased thymidylate synthase expression.  J Gastrointest Surg. 2005 Dec;9(9):1216-21;
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  1. Fazio VW, Cohen Z, Fleshman JW, van Goor H, Bauer JJ, Wolff BG, Corman M, Beart RW Jr, Wexner SD, Becker JM, Monson JR, Kaufman HS, Beck DE, Bailey HR, Ludwig KA,Stamos MJ, Darzi A, Bleday R, Dorazio R, Madoff RD, Smith LE, Gearhart S, Lillemoe K,Göhl J.  Reduction in adhesive small-bowel obstruction by Seprafilm adhesion barrier after intestinal resection.  Dis Colon Rectum. 2006 Jan;49(1):1-11.
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  1. Wasserberg N, Kaiser AM, Nunoo-Mensah JW, Biernacki P, Kleisli T, Beart RW Jr. Preservation of bowel and urinary continence in the management of locally recurrent rectal cancer.  J Surg Oncol. 2005 Oct 1;92(1):76-81.
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2004-2005

  1. Kim JY, Beart RW, Shibata D.  Stability of colon stem cell methylation after neo-adjuvant therapy in a patient with attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis.  BMCGastroenterol. 2005 Jun 7;5:19.
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  1. Kehlet H, Williamson R, Büchler MW, Beart RW.  A survey of perceptions and attitudes among European surgeons towards the clinical impact and management of postoperative ileus.  Colorectal Dis. 2005 May;7(3):245-50.
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  1. Kaiser AM, Jiang JK, Lake JP, Ault G, Artinyan A, Gonzalez-Ruiz C, Essani R, Beart RW Jr. The management of complicated diverticulitis and the role of computed tomography. Am J Gastroenterol. 2005 Apr;100(4):910-7.
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  1. Kaiser AM, Kang JC, Chan LS, Vukasin P, Beart RW Jr.  Laparoscopic-assisted vs. open colectomy for colon cancer: a prospective randomized trial.  J Laparoendosc Adv SurgTech A. 2004 Dec;14(6):329-34.
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  1. O’Connell MJ, Wolmark N, Beart R, Petrelli N.  Update on design of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project trial R-04.  J Clin Oncol. 2005 Feb 1;23(4):933-4; author reply 934-5. No abstract available.
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  1. Gervaz P, Hahnloser D, Wolff BG, Anderson SA, Cunningham J, Beart RW Jr, Klipfel A,Burgart L, Thibodeau SN.  Molecular biology of squamous cell carcinoma of the anus: a comparison of HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients.  J Gastrointest Surg. 2004 Dec;8(8):1024-30; discussion 1031.
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  1. Lake JP, Essani R, Petrone P, Kaiser AM, Asensio J, Beart RW Jr.  Management of retained colorectal foreign bodies: predictors of operative intervention.  Dis Colon Rectum. 2004 Oct;47(10):1694-8.
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  1. Ker TS, Wasserberg N, Beart RW Jr.  Colonoscopic perforation and bleeding of the colon can be treated safely without surgery.  Am Surg. 2004 Oct;70(10):922-4.
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  1. Gonzalez-Ruiz C, Heartfield W, Briggs B, Vukasin P, Beart RW.  Anorectal pathology in HIV/AIDS-infected patients has not been impacted by highly active antiretroviral therapy.  Dis Colon Rectum. 2004 Sep;47(9):1483-6. Epub 2004 Aug 12.
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  1. Hamoui N, Lake J, Beart RW, Anthone GJ, Crookes PF.  Patterns of Internet use: bariatric versus colorectal patients in a private institution.  J Am Coll Surg. 2004 Aug;199(2):223-8.
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  1. Lake JP, Firoozmand E, Kang JC, Vassiliu P, Chan LS, Vukasin P, Kaiser AM, Beart RW Jr. Effect of high-dose steroids on anastomotic complications after proctocolectomy withileal pouch-anal anastomosis.  J Gastrointest Surg. 2004 Jul-Aug;8(5):547-51.
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2003-2004

  1. Gonzalez-Ruiz C, Kaiser AM, Vukasin P, Beart RW Jr, Ortega AE.  Intraoperative physical diagnosis in the management of anal fistula.  Am Surg. 2006 Jan;72(1):11-5.
16494174
  1. Kehlet H, Büchler MW, Beart RW Jr, Billingham RP, Williamson R.  Care after colonic operation–is it evidence-based? Results from a multinational survey in Europe and the United States.  J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Jan;202(1):45-54. Epub 2005 Oct 20.
16377496
  1. Essani R, Sarkisyan G, Beart RW, Ault G, Vukasin P, Kaiser AM.  Cost-saving effect of treatment algorithm for chronic anal fissure: a prospective analysis.  J GastrointestSurg. 2005 Dec;9(9):1237-43; discussion 1243-4.
16332479
  1. Artinyan A, Essani R, Lake J, Kaiser AM, Vukasin P, Danenberg P, Danenberg K, Haile R,Beart RW Jr.  Molecular predictors of lymph node metastasis in colon cancer: increased risk with decreased thymidylate synthase expression.  J Gastrointest Surg. 2005 Dec;9(9):1216-21;
16332476
  1. Fazio VW, Cohen Z, Fleshman JW, van Goor H, Bauer JJ, Wolff BG, Corman M, Beart RW Jr, Wexner SD, Becker JM, Monson JR, Kaufman HS, Beck DE, Bailey HR, Ludwig KA,Stamos MJ, Darzi A, Bleday R, Dorazio R, Madoff RD, Smith LE, Gearhart S, Lillemoe K,Göhl J.  Reduction in adhesive small-bowel obstruction by Seprafilm adhesion barrier after intestinal resection.  Dis Colon Rectum. 2006 Jan;49(1):1-11.
16320005
  1. Wasserberg N, Kaiser AM, Nunoo-Mensah JW, Biernacki P, Kleisli T, Beart RW Jr. Preservation of bowel and urinary continence in the management of locally recurrent rectal cancer.  J Surg Oncol. 2005 Oct 1;92(1):76-81.
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