NADER MASSARWEH

TitleAdjunct Associate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Surgery
Address2002 HOLCOMBE
Houston, TX 77030
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    Dr Nader Massarweh practices surgical oncology at the Michael E Debakey VA Medical Center. He treats general surgical oncologic issues with a focus on hepatic, pancreatic, and biliary cancers. An additional area of clinical interest is the application of minimally invasive approaches to the treatment of solid organ malignancies.

    Dr Massarweh has completed a Master of Public Health program and been formally trained in Epidemiology. His research interests include health services, health policy, and healthcare quality improvement work.

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    F32CA136135     (MASSARWEH, NADER NABILE)Aug 1, 2008 - Jul 31, 2010
    NIH
    A Population-Based Analysis of Care and Outcomes for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R03HS025469     (MASSARWEH, NADER NABILE)Jul 1, 2017 - Apr 30, 2018
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    Comparative effectiveness of real-time and episodic hospital surgical performance evaluation
    Role: Principal Investigator

    I01HX002447     (MASSARWEH, NADER NABILE)May 1, 2018 - Apr 30, 2021
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    Comparative Effectiveness of Alternative Strategies for Monitoring Hospital Surgical Performance
    Role: Principal Investigator

    I01HX003127     (MASSARWEH, NADER NABILE)May 1, 2021 - Apr 30, 2025
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    Enhancing the Efficiency of Data Collection for Surgical Quality Improvement
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Bello RJ, Chang GJ, Massarweh NN. Colorectal Cancer Screening in the US-Still Putting the Cart Before the Horse? JAMA Oncol. 2022 May 05. PMID: 35511165.
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    2. Portuondo JI, Mehl SC, Shah SR, Raval MV, Zhu H, Fallon SC, Wesson DE, Massarweh NN. Association between index complication and outcomes after inpatient pediatric surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Mar 24. PMID: 35422334.
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    3. Portuondo JI, Farjah F, Massarweh NN. Association Between Hospital Perioperative Quality and Long-term Survival After Noncardiac Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2022 Mar 01; 157(3):258-268. PMID: 35044437.
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    4. da Costa WL, Tran Cao HS, Gu X, Massarweh NN. Bayesian Approach to Understand the Association Between Treatment Down-staging and Survival for Patients With Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Ann Surg. 2022 03 01; 275(3):415-421. PMID: 35120060.
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    5. George EL, Massarweh NN, Youk A, Reitz KM, Shinall MC, Chen R, Trickey AW, Varley PR, Johanning J, Shireman PK, Arya S, Hall DE. Comparing Veterans Affairs and Private Sector Perioperative Outcomes After Noncardiac Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2022 03 01; 157(3):231-239. PMID: 34964818.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Merkow RP, Massarweh NN. Looking Beyond Perioperative Morbidity and Mortality as Measures of Surgical Quality. Ann Surg. 2022 02 01; 275(2):e281-e283. PMID: 34705359.
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    7. Mehl SC, Portuondo JI, Pettit RW, Fallon SC, Wesson DE, Massarweh NN, Shah SR, Lopez ME, Vogel AM. Association of red blood cell transfusion volume with postoperative complications and mortality in neonatal surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Jan 10. PMID: 35148899.
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    8. Varley PR, Borrebach JD, Arya S, Massarweh NN, Bilderback AL, Wisniewski MK, Nelson JB, Johnson JT, Johanning JM, Hall DE. Clinical Utility of the Risk Analysis Index as a Prospective Frailty Screening Tool within a Multi-practice, Multi-hospital Integrated Healthcare System. Ann Surg. 2021 12 01; 274(6):e1230-e1237. PMID: 32118596.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    9. Mehl SC, Portuondo JI, Pettit RW, Fallon SC, Wesson DE, Shah SR, Vogel AM, Lopez ME, Massarweh NN. Association of prematurity with complications and failure to rescue in neonatal surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Nov 06. PMID: 34857374.
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    10. Massarweh NN, Chen VW, Rosen T, Dong Y, Richardson PA, Axelrod DA, Harris AHS, Wilson MA, Petersen LA. Comparative Effectiveness of Risk-adjusted Cumulative Sum and Periodic Evaluation for Monitoring Hospital Perioperative Mortality. Med Care. 2021 07 01; 59(7):639-645. PMID: 33900272.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Massarweh NN, Haukoos JS, Ghaferi AA. ISPOR Reporting Guidelines for Comparative Effectiveness Research. JAMA Surg. 2021 07 01; 156(7):673-674. PMID: 33825808.
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    12. Voss RK, Massarweh NN, Chiang YJ, Somaiah N, Feig BW, Roland CL. National Utilization of Imatinib in the Management of Resected Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Dec; 28(13):9159-9168. PMID: 34046772.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Voss RK, Massarweh NN, Roland CL. ASO Author Reflections: Imatinib Use Remains Inadequate for High-Risk GIST Patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 12; 28(13):9169-9170. PMID: 34018084.
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    14. Sheetz KH, Massarweh NN. Toward IDEAL Adoption of Robotic Surgery Into Clinical Practice-Lessons From Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. JAMA Surg. 2021 04 01; 156(4):301-302. PMID: 33263737.
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    15. Massarweh NN, Chen VW, Rosen T, Richardson PA, Harris AHS, Petersen LA. Relationship Between Perioperative Outcomes Used for Profiling Hospital Noncardiac Surgical Quality. J Surg Res. 2021 08; 264:58-67. PMID: 33780802.
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    16. Portuondo JI, Tran Cao HS, da Costa WL, Sada YH, Harris AHS, Massarweh NN. Treatment approach, hospital practice patterns, and receipt of multimodality therapy as measures of quality for locally advanced gastric cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2021 May; 123(8):1724-1735. PMID: 33721353.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Mason MC, Massarweh NN, Tzeng CD, Chiang YJ, Chun YS, Aloia TA, Javle M, Vauthey JN, Tran Cao HS. Time to Rethink Upfront Surgery for Resectable Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma? Implications from the Neoadjuvant Experience. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Oct; 28(11):6725-6735. PMID: 33586068.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Ratcliff CG, Massarweh NN, Sansgiry S, Dindo L, Cully JA. Impact of Psychiatric Diagnoses and Treatment on Postoperative Outcomes Among Patients Undergoing Surgery for Colorectal Cancer. Psychiatr Serv. 2021 04 01; 72(4):391-398. PMID: 33557593.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. da Costa WL, Gu X, Farjah F, Groth SS, Burt BM, Ripley RT, Carrott PW, Massarweh NN. Staging Concordance and Guideline-Concordant Treatment for Esophageal Adenocarcinoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jan; 113(1):279-285. PMID: 33484675.
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    20. Portuondo JI, Itani KMF, Massarweh NN. Association Between Postoperative Complications and Long-term Survival after Non-cardiac Surgery among Veterans. Ann Surg. 2021 Jan 15. PMID: 33630458.
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    21. George EL, Hall DE, Youk A, Chen R, Kashikar A, Trickey AW, Varley PR, Shireman PK, Shinall MC, Massarweh NN, Johanning J, Arya S. Association Between Patient Frailty and Postoperative Mortality Across Multiple Noncardiac Surgical Specialties. JAMA Surg. 2021 01 01; 156(1):e205152. PMID: 33206156.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Stokes SM, Massarweh NN, Stringham JR, Varghese TK. Impact of Multimodality Treatment Sequence on Survival in Stage IIB Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 11; 112(5):1559-1567. PMID: 33352174.
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    23. Arya S, Varley P, Youk A, Borrebach JD, Perez S, Massarweh NN, Johanning JM, Hall DE. Recalibration and External Validation of the Risk Analysis Index: A Surgical Frailty Assessment Tool. Ann Surg. 2020 12; 272(6):996-1005. PMID: 30907757.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. da Costa WL, Massarweh NN. ASO Author Reflections: Multimodality Therapy for Patients with Pancreatic Cancer: Neoadjuvant Therapy for All? Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Jun; 28(6):3196-3197. PMID: 33221979.
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    25. da Costa WL, Tran Cao HS, Sheetz KH, Gu X, Norton EC, Massarweh NN. Comparative Effectiveness of Neoadjuvant Therapy and Upfront Resection for Patients with Resectable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: An Instrumental Variable Analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Jun; 28(6):3186-3195. PMID: 33174146.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Portuondo JI, Shah SR, Raval MV, Pan IE, Zhu H, Fallon SC, Harris AHS, Singh H, Massarweh NN. Complications and Failure to Rescue After Inpatient Pediatric Surgery. Ann Surg. 2020 Oct 19. PMID: 33086325.
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    27. Klumpner TT, Massarweh NN, Kheterpal S. Opportunities to Improve the Capacity to Rescue: Intraoperative and Perioperative Tools. Anesthesiol Clin. 2020 Dec; 38(4):775-787. PMID: 33127027.
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    28. Massarweh NN, Itani KMF, Tsai TC. Maximizing the US Department of Veterans Affairs' Reserve Role in National Health Care Emergency Preparedness-The Fourth Mission. JAMA Surg. 2020 10 01; 155(10):913-914. PMID: 32808966.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    29. Massarweh NN, Ghaferi AA, Kelz RR. Achieving Critical Mass in Surgical Outcomes Research: The Changing Role of the Surgical Outcomes Club. JAMA Surg. 2020 10 01; 155(10):911-912. PMID: 32725214.
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    30. da Costa WL, Tran Cao HS, Portuondo JI, Sada YH, Massarweh NN. Hospital clinical staging accuracy for upper gastrointestinal malignancy. J Surg Oncol. 2020 Dec; 122(8):1630-1638. PMID: 32976667.
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    31. Portuondo JI, Probstfeld L, Massarweh NN, Le L, Wei Q, Chai CY, Taylor J, Awad SS, Tran Cao HS. Malnutrition in elective surgery: How traditional markers might be failing surgeons and patients. Surgery. 2020 12; 168(6):1144-1151. PMID: 32919780.
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    32. Chen VW, Massarweh NN. Quality Improvement in Multidisciplinary Care-Raise Your Hand if You Were Responsible for That. J Am Coll Surg. 2020 08; 231(2):266-268. PMID: 32684302.
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    33. da Costa WL, Tran Cao HS, Massarweh NN. Neoadjuvant Treatment for Patients With Localized Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Are We There Yet? JAMA Oncol. 2020 08 01; 6(8):1163-1164. PMID: 32463451.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    34. Massarweh NN, Itani KMF, Morris MS. The VA MISSION Act and the Future of Veterans' Access to Quality Health Care. JAMA. 2020 Jul 28; 324(4):343-344. PMID: 32602896.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    35. Sheetz KH, Massarweh NN. Centralization of High-risk Surgery in the US: Feasible Solution or More Trouble Than It Is Worth? JAMA. 2020 07 28; 324(4):339-340. PMID: 32597965.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    36. Alore EA, Massarweh NN, Ramsey DJ, Chen L, Chai CY, Singh H, Makris KI. Variation in surgical management of primary hyperparathyroidism in the US Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system: A 15-year observational study. Surgery. 2020 11; 168(5):838-844. PMID: 32665141.
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    37. Shinall MC, Youk A, Massarweh NN, Shireman PK, Arya S, George EL, Hall DE. Association of Preoperative Frailty and Operative Stress With Mortality After Elective vs Emergency Surgery. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 07 01; 3(7):e2010358. PMID: 32658284.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    38. Frankel WC, Scott BG, Massarweh NN, Silberfein EJ, Zhang Q, Rosengart TK, LeMaire SA, Trautner BW. A Multifaceted Research Engagement Program Improved the Academic Productivity of General Surgery Residents. J Surg Educ. 2020 Sep - Oct; 77(5):1082-1087. PMID: 32505672.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    39. Shah R, Borrebach JD, Hodges JC, Varley PR, Wisniewski MK, Shinall MC, Arya S, Johnson J, Nelson JB, Youk A, Massarweh NN, Johanning JM, Hall DE. Validation of the Risk Analysis Index for Evaluating Frailty in Ambulatory Patients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 08; 68(8):1818-1824. PMID: 32310317.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    40. Omer S, Adeseye A, Jimenez E, Cornwell LD, Massarweh NN. Low left ventricular ejection fraction, complication rescue, and long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 01; 163(1):111-119.e2. PMID: 32327186.
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    41. Patel SH, Hu CY, Massarweh NN, You YN, McCabe R, Dietz D, Facktor MA, Chang GJ. Circumferential Resection Margin as a Hospital Quality Assessment Tool for Rectal Cancer Surgery. J Am Coll Surg. 2020 06; 230(6):1008-1018.e5. PMID: 32142927.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    42. Massarweh NN, LeMaire SA, Merkow RP. Preserving an Academic Mission in the Face of Clinical Productivity Targets: Where Is the Academic Surgeon's Carrot? Ann Surg. 2020 02; 271(2):223-224. PMID: 31188219.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    43. Shinall MC, Arya S, Youk A, Varley P, Shah R, Massarweh NN, Shireman PK, Johanning JM, Brown AJ, Christie NA, Crist L, Curtin CM, Drolet BC, Dhupar R, Griffin J, Ibinson JW, Johnson JT, Kinney S, LaGrange C, Langerman A, Loyd GE, Mady LJ, Mott MP, Patri M, Siebler JC, Stimson CJ, Thorell WE, Vincent SA, Hall DE. Association of Preoperative Patient Frailty and Operative Stress With Postoperative Mortality. JAMA Surg. 2020 01 01; 155(1):e194620. PMID: 31721994.
      Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    44. Jacobs RC, Groth S, Farjah F, Wilson MA, Petersen LA, Massarweh NN. Potential Impact of "Take the Volume Pledge" on Access and Outcomes for Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery. Ann Surg. 2019 12; 270(6):1079-1089. PMID: 29697444.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    45. Taylor CC, Millien VO, Hou JK, Massarweh NN. Association Between Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colorectal Cancer Stage of Disease and Survival. J Surg Res. 2020 03; 247:77-85. PMID: 31767275.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    46. Shah KP, Baugh KA, Brubaker LS, Van Buren G, Villafane-Ferriol N, McElhany AL, Mohamed S, Silberfein EJ, Hsu C, Massarweh NN, Tran Cao HS, Mendez-Reyes JE, Fisher WE. Long-Term Assessment of Pancreatic Function After Pancreatectomy for Cystic Neoplasms. J Surg Res. 2020 03; 247:547-555. PMID: 31740011.
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    47. Groth SS, Habermann EB, Massarweh NN. United States Administrative Databases and Cancer Registries for Thoracic Surgery Health Services Research. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 03; 109(3):636-644. PMID: 31580852.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    48. Alore EA, Suliburk JW, Ramsey DJ, Massarweh NN, Balentine CJ, Singh H, Awad SS, Makris KI. Diagnosis and Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism Across the Veterans Affairs Health Care System. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Sep 01; 179(9):1220-1227. PMID: 31305864.
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    49. Massarweh NN, Kelz RR. From Policy to Patient Care-The Cycle of Health Policy Research. JAMA Surg. 2019 09 01; 154(9):793-794. PMID: 31268506.
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    50. Portuondo JI, Shah SR, Singh H, Massarweh NN. Failure to Rescue as a Surgical Quality Indicator: Current Concepts and Future Directions for Improving Surgical Outcomes. Anesthesiology. 2019 08; 131(2):426-437. PMID: 30860985.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    51. Suliburk JW, Buck QM, Pirko CJ, Massarweh NN, Barshes NR, Singh H, Rosengart TK. Analysis of Human Performance Deficiencies Associated With Surgical Adverse Events. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 07 03; 2(7):e198067. PMID: 31365107.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    52. Stokes SM, Massarweh NN, Stringham JR, Varghese TK. Clinical-Pathologic Correlation and Guideline Concordance in Resectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 09; 108(3):837-844. PMID: 31026431.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    53. Burt BM, Nguyen D, Groth SS, Palivela N, Ripley RT, Makris KI, Farjah F, Cornwell L, Massarweh NN. Utilization of Minimally Invasive Thymectomy and Margin-Negative Resection for Early-Stage Thymoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 08; 108(2):405-411. PMID: 30953650.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    54. Portuondo JI, Massarweh NN, Zhang Q, Chai CY, Tran Cao HS. Nodal downstaging as a treatment goal for node-positive pancreatic cancer. Surgery. 2019 06; 165(6):1144-1150. PMID: 30745009.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    55. Massarweh NN, Chang GJ. Translating Research Findings Into Practice-The Unfulfilled and Unclear Mission of Observational Data. JAMA Surg. 2019 Feb 01; 154(2):103-104. PMID: 30422255.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    56. Sada YH, Smaglo BG, Tan JC, Tran Cao HS, Musher BL, Massarweh NN. Prognostic Value of Nodal Response After Preoperative Treatment of Gastric Adenocarcinoma. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2019 02; 17(2):161-168. PMID: 30787129.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    57. Sada YH, Smaglo BG, Tran Cao HS, Mok H, Musher BL, Massarweh NN. National Trends in Multimodality Therapy for Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer. J Surg Res. 2019 05; 237:41-49. PMID: 30694790.
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    58. Villafane-Ferriol N, Baugh KA, McElhany AL, Van Buren G, Fang A, Tashakori EK, Reyes JEM, Cao HST, Silberfein EJ, Massarweh N, Hsu C, Barakat O, Schmidt C, Zyromski NJ, Dillhoff M, Villarreal JA, Fisher WE. Evidence Versus Practice in Early Drain Removal After Pancreatectomy. J Surg Res. 2019 04; 236:332-339. PMID: 30694774.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    59. Baugh KA, Villafane N, Farinas C, Dhingra S, Silberfein EJ, Massarweh NN, Cao HT, Fisher WE, Van Buren G. Pancreatic Incidentalomas: A Management Algorithm for Identifying Ectopic Spleens. J Surg Res. 2019 04; 236:144-152. PMID: 30694749.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    60. Groth SS, Burt BM, Farjah F, Smaglo BG, Sada YH, Sugarbaker DJ, Massarweh NN. Prognostic value of neoadjuvant treatment response in locally advanced esophageal adenocarcinoma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 04; 157(4):1682-1693.e1. PMID: 30711279.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    61. Tran Cao HS, Massarweh NN. Adjuvant Therapy for Biliary Tract Cancers: Desperately Seeking Data. J Oncol Pract. 2018 12; 14(12):719-720. PMID: 30537448.
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    62. Vo E, Curley SA, Chai CY, Massarweh NN, Tran Cao HS. National Failure of Surgical Staging for T1b Gallbladder Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Feb; 26(2):604-610. PMID: 30499077.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    63. Yu J, Massarweh NN. Surgical Quality Improvement: Working Toward Value or a Work in Progress? J Surg Res. 2019 03; 235:160-166. PMID: 30691790.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    64. Cotton RT, Tran Cao HS, Rana AA, Sada YH, Axelrod DA, Goss JA, Wilson MA, Curley SA, Massarweh NN. Impact of the Treating Hospital on Care Outcomes for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Hepatology. 2018 11; 68(5):1879-1889. PMID: 30070392.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    65. Baugh KA, Tran Cao HS, van Buren G, Silberfein EJ, Hsu C, Chai C, Barakat O, Fisher WE, Massarweh NN. Understaging of clinical stage I pancreatic cancer and the impact of multimodality therapy. Surgery. 2019 02; 165(2):307-314. PMID: 30243481.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    66. Massarweh NN, Kaji AH, Itani KMF. Practical Guide to Surgical Data Sets: Veterans Affairs Surgical Quality Improvement Program (VASQIP). JAMA Surg. 2018 08 01; 153(8):768-769. PMID: 29617543.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    67. Mason MC, Tran Cao HS, Awad SS, Farjah F, Chang GJ, Massarweh NN. Hospital Minimally Invasive Surgery Utilization for Gastrointestinal Cancer. Ann Surg. 2018 08; 268(2):303-310. PMID: 28498235.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    68. Massarweh NN. Databases for surgical health services research: Veterans Affairs Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Surgery. 2019 02; 165(2):261-262. PMID: 30041966.
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    69. Massarweh NN. Response to: "Why Morbidity is Not an Adequate Metric for Evaluation of Surgical Quality". Ann Surg. 2018 07; 268(1):e11-e12. PMID: 29889679.
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    70. Chai CY, Tran Cao HS, Massarweh NN. Limitations of the National Cancer Data Base to Evaluate Early-Stage Anal Cancer Treatment Outcomes-Reply. JAMA Surg. 2018 07 01; 153(7):691-692. PMID: 29710204.
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    71. Shah R, Attwood K, Arya S, Hall DE, Johanning JM, Gabriel E, Visioni A, Nurkin S, Kukar M, Hochwald S, Massarweh NN. Association of Frailty With Failure to Rescue After Low-Risk and High-Risk Inpatient Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2018 05 16; 153(5):e180214. PMID: 29562073.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    72. Diez-Barroso R, Palacio CH, Martinez JA, Makris K, Massarweh NN, Chai CY, Awad SS, Tran Cao HS. Robotic port-site hernias after general surgical procedures. J Surg Res. 2018 10; 230:7-12. PMID: 30100042.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    73. Chai CY, Tran Cao HS, Awad S, Massarweh NN. Management of Stage I Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anal Canal. JAMA Surg. 2018 03 01; 153(3):209-215. PMID: 29049547.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    74. Villafane-Ferriol N, Van Buren G, Mendez-Reyes JE, McElhany AL, Massarweh NN, Silberfein EJ, Hsu C, Tran Cao HS, Schmidt C, Zyromski NJ, Dillhoff ME, Roch A, Oliva E, Smith AC, Zhang Q, Fisher WE. Sequential drain amylase to guide drain removal following pancreatectomy. HPB (Oxford). 2018 06; 20(6):514-520. PMID: 29478737.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    75. Sada YH, Tran Cao HS, Chang GJ, Artinyan A, Musher BL, Smaglo BG, Massarweh NN. Prognostic value of neoadjuvant treatment response in locally advanced rectal cancer. J Surg Res. 2018 06; 226:15-23. PMID: 29661280.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    76. Vo E, Massarweh NN, Chai CY, Tran Cao HS, Zamani N, Abraham S, Adigun K, Awad SS. Association of the Addition of Oral Antibiotics to Mechanical Bowel Preparation for Left Colon and Rectal Cancer Resections With Reduction of Surgical Site Infections. JAMA Surg. 2018 Feb 01; 153(2):114-121. PMID: 29049477.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    77. Villafane-Ferriol N, Shah RM, Mohammed S, Van Buren G, Barakat O, Massarweh NN, Tran Cao HS, Silberfein EJ, Hsu C, Fisher WE. Evidence-Based Management of Drains Following Pancreatic Resection: A Systematic Review. Pancreas. 2018 01; 47(1):12-17. PMID: 29232341.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    78. Mason MC, Chang GJ, Petersen LA, Sada YH, Tran Cao HS, Chai C, Berger DH, Massarweh NN. National Quality Forum Colon Cancer Quality Metric Performance: How Are Hospitals Measuring Up? Ann Surg. 2017 12; 266(6):1013-1020. PMID: 27617852.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    79. Van Buren G, Bloomston M, Schmidt CR, Behrman SW, Zyromski NJ, Ball CG, Morgan KA, Hughes SJ, Karanicolas PJ, Allendorf JD, Vollmer CM, Ly Q, Brown KM, Velanovich V, Winter JM, McElhany AL, Muscarella P, Schmidt CM, House MG, Dixon E, Dillhoff ME, Trevino JG, Hallet J, Coburn NSG, Nakeeb A, Behrns KE, Sasson AR, Ceppa EP, Abdel-Misih SRZ, Riall TS, Silberfein EJ, Ellison EC, Adams DB, Hsu C, Tran Cao HS, Mohammed S, VillafaƱe-Ferriol N, Barakat O, Massarweh NN, Chai C, Mendez-Reyes JE, Fang A, Jo E, Mo Q, Fisher WE. A Prospective Randomized Multicenter Trial of Distal Pancreatectomy With and Without Routine Intraperitoneal Drainage. Ann Surg. 2017 09; 266(3):421-431. PMID: 28692468.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    80. Tran Cao HS, Zhang Q, Sada YH, Chai C, Curley SA, Massarweh NN. The role of surgery and adjuvant therapy in lymph node-positive cancers of the gallbladder and intrahepatic bile ducts. Cancer. 2018 Jan 01; 124(1):74-83. PMID: 28841223.
      Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    81. Burt BM, Groth SS, Sada YH, Farjah F, Cornwell L, Sugarbaker DJ, Massarweh NN. Utility of Adjuvant Chemotherapy After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation and Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer. Ann Surg. 2017 08; 266(2):297-304. PMID: 27501170.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    82. Massarweh NN, El-Serag HB. Epidemiology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. Cancer Control. 2017 Jul-Sep; 24(3):1073274817729245. PMID: 28975830.
      Citations: 135     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    83. Massarweh NN, Anaya DA, Kougias P, Bakaeen FG, Awad SS, Berger DH. Variation and Impact of Multiple Complications on Failure to Rescue After Inpatient Surgery. Ann Surg. 2017 07; 266(1):59-65. PMID: 27429030.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    84. Tran Cao HS, Zhang Q, Sada YH, Silberfein EJ, Hsu C, Van Buren G, Chai C, Katz MHG, Fisher WE, Massarweh NN. Value of lymph node positivity in treatment planning for early stage pancreatic cancer. Surgery. 2017 09; 162(3):557-567. PMID: 28666686.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    85. Gilliland TM, Villafane-Ferriol N, Shah KP, Shah RM, Tran Cao HS, Massarweh NN, Silberfein EJ, Choi EA, Hsu C, McElhany AL, Barakat O, Fisher W, Van Buren G. Nutritional and Metabolic Derangements in Pancreatic Cancer and Pancreatic Resection. Nutrients. 2017 Mar 07; 9(3). PMID: 28272344.
      Citations: 43     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    86. Massarweh NN, Awad SS. Veterans Affairs Proposed Rule for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses in the Operating Room: A Step Forward or Overstepping? JAMA Surg. 2017 01 01; 152(1):5-6. PMID: 27829095.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    87. Massarweh NN, Kougias P, Wilson MA. Complications and Failure to Rescue After Inpatient Noncardiac Surgery in the Veterans Affairs Health System. JAMA Surg. 2016 12 01; 151(12):1157-1165. PMID: 27653498.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    88. Alawadi Z, Phatak UR, Hu CY, Bailey CE, You YN, Kao LS, Massarweh NN, Feig BW, Rodriguez-Bigas MA, Skibber JM, Chang GJ. Comparative effectiveness of primary tumor resection in patients with stage IV colon cancer. Cancer. 2017 04 01; 123(7):1124-1133. PMID: 27479827.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    89. Orcutt ST, Massarweh NN, Li LT, Artinyan A, Richardson PA, Albo D, Anaya DA. Patterns of Care for Colorectal Liver Metastasis Within an Integrated Health System: Secular Trends and Outcomes. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Jan; 24(1):23-30. PMID: 27342829.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    90. Massarweh NN, Artinyan A, Chang GJ. Neoadjuvant treatment for rectal cancer-A value-based proposition. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Sep; 114(3):304-10. PMID: 27111410.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    91. Massarweh NN, Li LT, Sansgiry S, Berger DH, Anaya DA. Primary Tumor Resection and Multimodality Treatment for Patients with Metastatic Colon Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 06; 23(6):1815-23. PMID: 26786090.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    92. Massarweh NN, Davila JA, El-Serag HB, Duan Z, Temple S, May S, Sada YH, Anaya DA. Transarterial bland versus chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma: rethinking a gold standard. J Surg Res. 2016 Feb; 200(2):552-9. PMID: 26507276.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    93. Mason MC, Massarweh NN, Salami A, Sultenfuss MA, Anaya DA. Post-embolization syndrome as an early predictor of overall survival after transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma. HPB (Oxford). 2015 Dec; 17(12):1137-44. PMID: 26374137.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    94. Massarweh NN, Haynes AB, Chiang YJ, Chang GJ, You YN, Feig BW, Cormier JN. Adequacy of the National Quality Forum's Colon Cancer Adjuvant Chemotherapy Quality Metric: Is 4 Months Soon Enough? Ann Surg. 2015 Aug; 262(2):312-20. PMID: 25185467.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    95. Massarweh NN. Defining quality in surgical care--finding a clear path forward. J Surg Res. 2015 Dec; 199(2):306-7. PMID: 26197950.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    96. Massarweh NN, Hu CY, Rodriguez-Bigas MA, Chang GJ. Reply to N.H. Turner et al and L. Dziki et al. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Apr 20; 33(12):1412-3. PMID: 25800769.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    97. Massarweh NN, Dickson PV, Anaya DA. Soft tissue sarcomas: staging principles and prognostic nomograms. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Apr; 111(5):532-9. PMID: 25482536.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    98. Massarweh NN, Hu CY, You YN, Bednarski BK, Rodriguez-Bigas MA, Skibber JM, Cantor SB, Cormier JN, Feig BW, Chang GJ. Risk-adjusted pathologic margin positivity rate as a quality indicator in rectal cancer surgery. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Sep 20; 32(27):2967-74. PMID: 25092785.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    99. Massarweh NN, Chiang YJ, Xing Y, Chang GJ, Haynes AB, You YN, Feig BW, Cormier JN. Association between travel distance and metastatic disease at diagnosis among patients with colon cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Mar 20; 32(9):942-8. PMID: 24516014.
      Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    100. Shen MC, Massarweh NN, Lari SA, Vaporciyan AA, Selber JC, Mittendorf EA, MacGregor MC, Smith BD, Kuerer HM. Clinical course of breast cancer patients with isolated sternal and full-thickness chest wall recurrences treated with and without radical surgery. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Dec; 20(13):4153-60. PMID: 23959054.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    101. Lee S, Reha JL, Tzeng CW, Massarweh NN, Chang GJ, Hetz SP, Fleming JB, Lee JE, Katz MH. Race does not impact pancreatic cancer treatment and survival in an equal access federal health care system. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Dec; 20(13):4073-9. PMID: 24002535.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    102. Massarweh NN, Park JO, Yeung RS, Flum DR. Comparative assessment of the safety and effectiveness of radiofrequency ablation among elderly medicare beneficiaries with hepatocellular carcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Apr; 19(4):1058-65. PMID: 21947695.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    103. Massarweh NN, Park JO, Bruix J, Yeung RS, Etzioni RB, Symons RG, Baldwin LM, Flum DR. Diagnostic imaging and biopsy use among elderly medicare beneficiaries with hepatocellular carcinoma. J Oncol Pract. 2011 May; 7(3):155-60. PMID: 21886495.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    
    104. Massarweh NN, Flum DR, Symons RG, Varghese TK, Pellegrini CA. A critical evaluation of the impact of Leapfrog's evidence-based hospital referral. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Feb; 212(2):150-159.e1. PMID: 21193332.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    105. Massarweh NN, Park JO, Farjah F, Yeung RS, Symons RG, Vaughan TL, Baldwin LM, Flum DR. Trends in the utilization and impact of radiofrequency ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Apr; 210(4):441-8. PMID: 20347736.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    106. Massarweh NN, Legner VJ, Symons RG, McCormick WC, Flum DR. Impact of advancing age on abdominal surgical outcomes. Arch Surg. 2009 Dec; 144(12):1108-14. PMID: 20026827.
      Citations: 46     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    107. Farjah F, Wood DE, Varghese TK, Massarweh NN, Symons RG, Flum DR. Health care utilization among surgically treated Medicare beneficiaries with lung cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Dec; 88(6):1749-56. PMID: 19932230.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    108. Powell AC, Nelson JS, Massarweh NN, Brewster LP, Santry HP. The modern surgical lifestyle. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2009 Jun; 94(6):31-7. PMID: 19718961.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    109. Massarweh NN, Devlin A, Symons RG, Broeckel Elrod JA, Flum DR. Risk tolerance and bile duct injury: surgeon characteristics, risk-taking preference, and common bile duct injuries. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Jul; 209(1):17-24. PMID: 19651059.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    110. Legner VJ, Massarweh NN, Symons RG, McCormick WC, Flum DR. The significance of discharge to skilled care after abdominopelvic surgery in older adults. Ann Surg. 2009 Feb; 249(2):250-5. PMID: 19212178.
      Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    111. Massarweh NN, Devlin A, Elrod JA, Symons RG, Flum DR. Surgeon knowledge, behavior, and opinions regarding intraoperative cholangiography. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Dec; 207(6):821-30. PMID: 19183527.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    112. Massarweh NN, Flum DR. Role of intraoperative cholangiography in avoiding bile duct injury. J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Apr; 204(4):656-64. PMID: 17382226.
      Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    113. Massarweh NN, Cosgriff N, Slakey DP. Electrosurgery: history, principles, and current and future uses. J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Mar; 202(3):520-30. PMID: 16500257.
      Citations: 63     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    114. Massarweh NN, Bhalani VK, Shaw KK, Crawford B, Lang E, Davis R. Testicular presentation of sarcoidosis and organ preservation: case report and review of management strategies. Urology. 2006 Jan; 67(1):200. PMID: 16413374.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    115. Massarweh NN, Clayton JL, Mangum CA, Florman SS, Slakey DP. High body mass index and short- and long-term renal allograft survival in adults. Transplantation. 2005 Nov 27; 80(10):1430-4. PMID: 16340787.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    116. Brunner WC, Korndorffer JR, Sierra R, Massarweh NN, Dunne JB, Yau CL, Scott DJ. Laparoscopic virtual reality training: are 30 repetitions enough? J Surg Res. 2004 Dec; 122(2):150-6. PMID: 15555611.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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