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  • Satya Krishna Ramachandran, Olubukola O. Nafiu, Amir A. Ghaferi, Kevin K Tremper, Amy M Shanks, Sachin Kheterpal
  • Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 July 2011)
  • BACKGROUND Although the risk of hypoxemia is greatest during the first 72 h after surgery, little is known of the incidence of respiratory failure during this period. The authors studied theContinue Reading
  • Amir A. Ghaferi, Grover M. Hutchins
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular…
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 June 2005)
  • BACKGROUND Staged palliative surgical procedures have been an effective treatment of complex congenital heart defects. The Fontan procedure has been of particular benefit to infants with functionalContinue Reading
  • Amir A. Ghaferi, Nicholas H. Osborne, John D. Birkmeyer, Justin B Dimick
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American College of Surgeons
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 September 2010)
  • BACKGROUND Failure to rescue (ie, mortality after a major complication) has recently been demonstrated as a mechanism underlying differences between high and low mortality hospitals. In this study,Continue Reading
  • Amit K Mathur, Nicholas H. Osborne, Raymond J. Lynch, Amir A. Ghaferi, Justin B Dimick, Christopher J Sonnenday
  • Medicine
  • Archives of surgery
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 December 2010)
  • OBJECTIVE To determine whether controlling for differences in the use of invasive therapy affects racial/ethnic differences in survival of early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). DESIGN AContinue Reading
  • Amit K Mathur, Amir A. Ghaferi, Kristen Sell, Christopher J Sonnenday, Michael J. Englesbe, Theodore H. Welling
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 May 2010)
  • BackgroundFollowing hepatectomy for malignancy, the effect of body mass index (BMI) on hepatic and oncologic outcomes is unknown.MethodsTwo hundred seventy-nine post-hepatectomy patients withContinue Reading