Curriculum

Scholarly Activity

Huntington Hospitalsurgical resident publications since 2000:

1. *Alexander J. Q., *Gutierrez C. J., Vander Laan T., & Stain S. C. (2000). Blunt chest trauma in the elderly patient: How cardiopulmonary disease affects outcome. The American Surgeon, 66(9), 855-857.

2. *Mariano M. C., *Gutierrez C. J., *Alexander J., & Kohl R. D. (2000). The utility of transesophageal echocardiography in determining the source of arterial embolization. The American Surgeon, 66(9), 901-904.

3. *Martin D. & Katz S. G. (2000). Axillofemoral bypass for aortoiliac occlusive disease. American Journal of Surgery, 18(2), 100-103.

4. *Alexander J. Q., Leos S. M., & Katz S. G. (2002). Is duplex ultrasonography an effective single modality for the preoperative evaluation of peripheral vascular disease? The American Surgeon,69(12), 1107-1110.

5. *Alexander J., *Gutierrez C., & Katz, S. (2002). Non-greater saphenous vein grafting for infrageniculate bypass. The American Surgeon, 68(7), 611-614.

6. *Alexander J., Hood D., Rowe V., & Katz S. (2002). Does surgical intervention significantly prolong the patency of failed angioaccess grafts previously treated with percutaneous techniques? Annals of Vascular Surgery, 16(2), 197-200.

7. *Mariano M. C., *Alexander J. Q., Katz S. G., & Kohl R. D. (2002). Utility of transesophageal echocardiography in determining the source of arterial embolization. The American Surgeon, 69(9), 765-768.

8. *Strickland P. L. & Recabaren J. (2002). Are preoperative serum calcium, parathyroid hormone, and adenoma weight predictive of postoperative hypocalcemia? The American Surgeon, 68(12), 1080-1082.

9. *Alexander J. & Katz S. G. (2003). The efficacy of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in the treatment of infrainguinal vein bypass graft stenosis. Archives of Surgery, 138(5), 510-513.

10. Aziz I., Lee J. T., *Esmailzadeh H., & White R. A. (2003). Accuracy of three-dimensional simulation in the sizing of aortic endoluminal devices. Annals of Vascular Surgery, 17(2), 129-136.

11. *Diamond S., Gaspard D., & Katz S. (2003). Vascular injuries to the extremities in a suburban trauma center. The American Surgeon, 69(10), 848-851.

12. *Heinle E, Burdumy T, Recabaren J. Factitious oxygen desaturation after isosulfan blue injections. Am Surg 2003 Ocg;69(10):899-901.

13. *Moose D., *Martin D., Powell W., & *Alexander J. (2003). Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: Minimally invasive bariatric surgery for the superobese in the community hospital setting. The American Surgeon, 69(11), 930-932.

14. *Abando A., Hood D., Weaver F., & Katz S. G. (2004). The use of the Angioseal device for femoral artery closure. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 40(2), 287-290.

15. *Esmailzadeh H., Powell W., & Lourie D. (2004). Use of computed tomography in diagnosis of major postoperative gastrointestinal complications of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. The American Surgeon, 70(11), 964-966.

16. Hood D. B. & *Alexander J. Q. (2004). Endovascular management of ilifemoral venous occlusive disease. The Surgical Clinics of North America, 84(5), 1381-1396.

17. Katz S. G. & *Abando A. (2004). The use of closure devices. The Surgical Clinics of North America,84(5), 1267-1280.

18. Weaver F. A., Kumar S. R., Yellin A. E., & *Alexander J. (2004). Renal revascularization in Takayasu arthritis-induced renal artery stenosis. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 39(4), 749-757.

19. *Abando A., *Akopian G., & Katz, S. G. (2005). Patient sex and success of peripheral percutaneous transluminal arterial angioplasty. Archives of Surgery, 140(8), 757-761.

20. *Akopian G. & Alexander, M. (2005). De Garengeot hernia: Appendicitis within a femoral hernia. The American Surgeon, 71(6), 526-527.

21. *Akopian G., Blitz J., & Vander Laan T. (2005). Positive intraoperative cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Is laparoscopic common bile duct exploration necessary? The American Surgeon, 71(9), 750-753.

22. *Diamond S., Goldweber R., & Katz S. (2005). Use of D-dimer to aid in excluding deep venous thrombosis in ambulatory patients. American Journal of Surgery, 189(1), 23-26.

23. *Akopian G. & Katz S. G. (2006). Peripheral angioplasty with same-day discharge in patients with intermittent claudication. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 44(1), 115-118.

24. *Akopian G., Nunnery S. P., Lee E., & Alexander M. (2006). Outcomes of conventional wound treatment in a comprehensive wound center. The American Surgeon, 72(4), 314-317.

25. *Kaldor A., *Akopian G., Recabaren J., & Alexander M. (2006). Utility of liver function tests after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The American Surgeon, 72(12), 1238-1240.

26. Weaver F. A., Hood D. B., *Alexander J., Katz S,& Yellin A. E. (2006). Current guidelines produce competent endovascular surgeons. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 43(5), 992-998.

27. Shah H., Major K. M., *Alexander J. Q., & Weaver F. A. (2007). Recanalization of a thrombosed carotid artery following endarterectomy. Annals of Vascular Surgery, 21(2), 172-177.

28. *Akopian G, Gaspard D, Alexander M (2007). Outcomes of blunt head trauma without intracranial pressure monitoring. American Surgeon, 73:447-450.

29. *Solomon H, Chao A, Weaver F, Katz S. (2007). Change in practice patterns in an academic division of vascular surgery. Arch Surg 142:733-737 (8).

30. *Bremner A, Recabaren J (2007). The efficacy of MRI as an adjuvant to traditional mammography.American Surgeon 73:970-972.

31. *Bremner A, Katz S. Are Octogenarians at High Risk for carotid Endarterectomy? J Am Coll Surg 2008;207:549-553.

32. *Dearing D, Recabaren J, Alexander M. (2008) Can Computed Tomography Scan be Performed Effectively in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis without the Added Morbidity of Rectal Contrast?American Surgeon, 74:917-920.

33. *Deng J, Lourie D. (2008) 100 robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Gastric Bypasses at a Community Hospital. American Surgeon, 74:1022-1025.

34. *Nael K, Kee S, Solomon H, Katz S. Endovascular Management of Central Thoracic Veno-Occlusive Diseases in Hemodialysis Patients: A Single Institutional Experience in 69 Consecutive Patients. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2009; 20:46-51.

35. *Dearing DD, Patel KR, *Compoginis JM, Kamel MA, Weaver FA, Katz SG. (2009) Primary stenting of the superficial femoral and popliteal artery. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 50 (3), 542-547.

36. *Gaspard S, Gaspard D. (May 2009) Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filters Are Rarely Removed.American Surgeon, 75:426-428.

37. *Compoginis J, Akopian G. (Oct 2009) CT Imaging in Motorcycle Collision Victims: Routine or Selective? American Surgeon, 75:892-896.

38. *Grujic D, Martin D. (Oct 2009) Perioperative Clopidogrel Is Seven Days Enough? American Surgeon, 75:909-913.

39. *Gur I, Katz SG. Baroreceptor failure syndrome after bilateral carotid body tumor surgery. Ann Vasc Surg;2010: 24(8):1138.e1-3.

40. *Gur I, Lee W, Akopian G, Rowe V, Weaver F, Katz S. Clinical Outcomes and Implications of Failed Infrainguinal Endovascular Stents. .Journal of Vascular Surgery 2010: :53(3):658-667.

41. *Lee J, Martin D. (October 2010)The Efficacy of Blood Culture in Postoperative Patients. American Surgeon, 76:1172-1175.

42. *Gur I, Afshari S, Kilkenny SWIII. Sudden False Oxygen Desaturation and Factitious Methemoglobinemia Following Subcutaneous Injection of Isosulfan Blu (Lymphazurin). The American Surgeon., 77(3):383-5, 2010 March.

43. *Allison S, Lee W, *Gur I, Katz S. Carotid Stent: A Surgeons Prospective. Journal American College of Surgeons, 2011;213:173-178.

44. *Lee J, Shen J. “Is the Oncotype Dx Assay Necessary in Strongly Er-Positive Breast Cancers? American Surgeon. 77(10):1364-7, 2011 Oct.

45. *Rodriguez A, Katz S. The Use of the StarClose Device for Obtaining Femoral Artery. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 2011;45(7) 627-630.

46. *Aimaq R, Akopian G, Kaufman HS. Surgical Site infection rates in laparoscopic versus open colorectal surgery. American Surgeon. 77(10):1290-4, 2011 Oct.

47. *Compoginis J, Alexander M. Gallbladder Agenesis with concurrent, Solitary, Intrahepatic Biliary Duct Cyst. American Surgeon, 77(9); 202-3, 2011.

48. *Compoginis J, Gaspard D, Obaid A. Famatidine Use and Thrombocytopenia in the Trauma PatientAmerican Surgeon, 77(12); 1580-1583, 2011.

49. *Gur I, Gur D, Recabaren J. The Computer Synoptic Operative Report: A Novel Tool in Surgical Residency Education. Archives of Surgery 147(1):71-75, 2012.

50. *Lee J, Katz S. The Number of Patent Tibial Vessels Does Not Influence Primary Patency Following Nitinol Stenting of the Femoral and Popliteal Arteries. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 2012;55:994-1000.

*Resident at HMH