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JOGS Best Article Award

In 2007, Springer, the publisher of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, began providing annual award monies for the best article(s) published in JOGS during each print Volume year. Selection of these best articles is made by the Journal Editors, the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Executive Committee, and the SSAT Communications Committee.

Award Recipients

2013
First Place

Financial Implications of Ventral Hernia Repair: A Hospital Cost Analysis
Drew Reynolds1, Daniel L. Davenport1, Ryan L. Korosec2, J. Scott Roth1,3
1. Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, USA, 2. Division of Finance, Office of the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, UK HealthCare, Lexington, KY, USA, 3. Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky Medical Center, 800 Rose Street, C-2266 UKMC, Lexington, KY, USA
2013, Volume 17, Number 1, Pages 129-167
Second Place

Improved Long-Term Survival after Major Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Multicenter Analysis Based on a New Definition of Major Hepatectomy
Andreas Andreou1, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey1, Daniel Cherqui2, Giuseppe Zimmitti1, Dario Ribero1, Mark J. Truty1, Steven H. Wei1, Steven A. Curley1, Alexis Laurent2, Ronnie T. Poon, Jacques Belghiti4, David M. Nagorney5, Thomas A. Aloia1
1. Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA, 2. Department of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Hôpital Henri Mondor, Créteil, France, 3. Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China, 4. Department of Surgery, Hôpital Beaujon, Clichy, France, 5. Department of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
2013, Volume 17, Number 1, Pages 66-77
Outcomes for Trainees vs Experienced Surgeons Undertaking Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery - Is Equipoise Achieved?
Claire N. Brown 1, Lorelle T. Smith 1, David I. Watson 2 Peter G. Devitt 1, Sarah K. Thompson1, Glyn G. Jamieson 1
1. Department of Surgery and the Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide, Level 5, Eleanor Harrald Building, Royal Adelaide Hospital, 5000, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 2. Department of Surgery, Flinders Medical Centre, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
2013, Volume 17, Number 7, Pages 1173-1180
Impact of Hospital Teaching Status on Length of Stay and Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Complex Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery in the USA
Omar Hyder 1, Teviah Sachs 1, Aslam Ejaz 1, Gaya Spolverato 1, Timothy M. Pawlik1
1. Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Blalock 688, 600 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD
2013, Volume 17, Number 12, Pages 2114-2122
2012
First Place

Biliary Dyskinesia: How Effective is Cholecystectomy?
Vikas Singhal 1, Patrick Szeto 1, Heather Norman 1, Nan Walsh 1, Burt Cagir 1, Thomas J. VanderMeer 1
1. Department of Surgery, Guthrie-Robert Packer Hospital, 1 Guthrie Sq, Sayre, PA, USA
2012, Volume 16, Number 1, Pages 135-141
Second Place

Complementary Strand MicroRNAs Mediate Acquisition of Metastatic Potential in Colonic Adenocarcinoma
Dung-Tsa Chen 2, Jonathan M. Hernandez 1 4, David Shibata 1, Susan M. McCarthy 1, Leigh Ann Humphries 1, Whalen Clark 1 4, Abul Elahi 1, Mike Gruidl 1, Domenico Coppola 3, Timothy Yeatman 1
2. Department of Biomedical Informatics, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA; 1. Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL, USA; 4. Department of Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA; 3. Department of Anatomic Pathology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
2012, Volume 16, Number 5, Pages 905-913
Is There a Role for Simultaneous Hepatic and Colorectal Resections? A Contemporary View from NSQIP
Mathias Worni 1, Christopher R. Mantyh 1, Igor Akushevich 2, Ricardo Pietrobon 1, Bryan M. Clary 1
1. Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA; 2. Center for Population Health and Aging, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
2012, Volume 16, Number 11, Pages 2074-2085
Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair: Defining Long-Term Clinical and Anatomic Outcomes
Brant K. Oelschlager 1, Rebecca P. Petersen 1, L. Michael Brunt 1, Nathaniel J. Soper 2, Brett C. Sheppard 3, Lee Mitsumori 4, Charles Rohrmann 4, Lee L. Swanstrom 5, Carlos A. Pellegrini 1
1. Department of Surgery, University of Washington, NE Pacific Street, Box, Seattle, WA, USA; 2. Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA; 3. Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA; 4. Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA; 5. Department of Surgery, The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR, USA
2012, Volume 16, Number 3, Pages 453-459
2011
First Place

Analysis of 6,747 Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors for a Proposed Staging System
Robert C. G. Martin1,8; David A. Kooby 2; Sharon M. Weber 3; Nipun B. Merchant 4; Alex A. Parikh 4; Clifford S. Cho 3; Syed A. Ahmad 5; Hong Jin Kim 6; William Hawkins 7; Charles R. Scoggins
(1) Department of Surgery, University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY, USA; (2)Department of Surgery, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA; (3)Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI, USA (4) Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA (5) Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA (6) Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC, USA (7)Department of Surgery, Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, USA (8) Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
2011, Volume 15, Number 1, Pages 175-183
Second Place

Pay for Obesity? Pay-for-Performance Metrics Neglect Increased Complication Rates and Cost for Obese Patients
Kenzo Hirose1,2; Andrew D. Shore1,2; Elizabeth C. Wick1,2; Jonathan P. Weiner1,2; Martin A. Makary1,2
(1)Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, CRB II, Ste. 507, 1550 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA (2) Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, CRB II, Ste. 507, 1550 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
2011, Volume 15, Number 7, Pages 1128-1135
Third Place

Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer: The Impact of Longer Interval Between Chemoradiation and Surgery
Luiz Felipe de Campos-Lobato1; Daniel P. Geisler1; Andre da Luz Moreira1,2; Luca Stocchi1; David Dietz1; Matthew F. Kalady1
(1)Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue A30, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA; (2) Department of Coloproctology, University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2011, Volume 15, Number 3, Pages 444-450
2010
First Place

Detection of Free Peritoneal Cancer Cells in Gastric Cancer Using Cancer-Specific Newcastle Disease Virus
Joyce Wong1, Allison Schulman1, Kaitlyn Kelly1, Dmitriy Zamarin1,3, Peter Palese2 and Yuman Fong1
(1) Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; (2) Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York; (3) Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
2010, Volume 14, Number 1, Pages 7-14
The Preoperative Manometric Pattern Predicts the Outcome of Surgical Treatment for Esophageal Achalasia
Renato Salvador1, Mario Costantini1, Giovanni Zaninotto2, Tiziana Morbin1, Christian Rizzetto1, Lisa Zanatta1, Martina Ceolin1, Elena Finotti1, Loredana Nicoletti1, Gianfranco Da Dalt1, Francesco Cavallin3 and Ermanno Ancona1
1) Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences (Clinica Chirurgica I), School of Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy; (2) Department of General Surgery, SS Giovanni e Paolo Hospital, Venice, Italy; (3) Surgical Oncology, Istituto Oncologico Veneto, Padova, Italy
2010, Volume 14, Number 11, Pages 1635-1645
Second Place

Improvement in Peripheral Glucose Uptake After Gastric Bypass Surgery Is Observed Only After Substantial Weight Loss Has Occurred and Correlates with the Magnitude of Weight Lost
Guilherme M. Campos1,4, Charlotte Rabl1, Sofia Peeva1, Ruxandra Ciovica1, Madhu Rao2, Jean-Marc Schwarz2, Peter Havel3, Morris Schambelan2 and Kathleen Mulligan2
(1) Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; (2) Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; (3) Department of Nutrition, University of California Davis, Davis, CA; (4) Department of Surgery, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin
2010, Volume 14, Number 1, Pages 15-23
Significance of Limited Hiatal Dissection in Surgery for Achalasia
Aleksandar Petar Simic, Nebojša S. Radovanovic, Ognjan M. Skrobic, Zoran J. Ražnatovic and Predrag M. Peško
Department for Esophagogastric Surgery, First Surgical University Hospital, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
2010, Volume 14, Number 4, Pages 587-593
2009
First Place

Obesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux: Quantifying the Association Between Body Mass Index, Esophageal Acid Exposure, and Lower Esophageal Sphincter Status in a Large Series of Patients with Reflux Symptoms
Shahin Ayazi1, Jeffrey A. Hagen1, Linda S. Chan1, Steven R. DeMeester1, Molly W. Lin1, Ali Ayazi2, Jessica M. Leers1, Arzu Oezcelik1, Farzaneh Banki1, John C. Lipham1, Tom R. DeMeester1 and Peter F. Crookes1
(1) Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo St, Ste 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA; (2) Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2009, Volume 13, Number 8, Pages 1440-1447
Second Place

Multiagent Chemotherapy for Isolated Colorectal Liver Metastases: A Single-centered Retrospective Study
Srinevas K. Reddy1, Gloria Broadwater2, Donna Niedzwiecki3, Andrew S. Barbas1, Herbert I. Hurwitz4, Johanna C. Bendell4, Michael A. Morse4 and Bryan M. Clary1
(1) Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3247, Durham, NC 27710, USA; (2) Department of Cancer Center Biostatistics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA; (3) Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA; (4) Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
2009, Volume 13, Number 1, Pages 74-78
Third Place

ERCC1 and XRCC1 Gene Polymorphisms Predict Response to Neoadjuvant Radiochemotherapy in Esophageal Cancer
Ute Warnecke-Eberz1, Daniel Vallböhmer1, Hakan Alakus1, Fabian Kütting1, Georg Lurje1, Elfriede Bollschweiler1, Anke Wienand-Dorweiler1, Uta Drebber2, Arnulf H. Hölscher1 and Ralf Metzger1
(1) Department of General, Visceral, and Cancer Surgery, Center for Integrated Oncology, University Hospital of Cologne, Kerpener Str. 62, 50937 Cologne, Germany; (2) Institute of Pathology, Center for Integrated Oncology, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
2009, Volume 13, Number 8, Pages 1411-1421
2008
First Place

Eradication of Barrett Esophagus with Early Neoplasia by Radiofrequency Ablation, with or without Endoscopic Resection
Roos E. Pouw1, Joep J. Gondrie1, Carine M. Sondermeijer1, Fiebo J. ten Kate2, Thomas M. van Gulik3, Kausilia K. Krishnadath1, Paul Fockens1, Bas L. Weusten4 and Jacques J. Bergman1
(1) Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, the Netherlands; (2) Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; (3) Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; (4) Department of Gastroenterology, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, the Netherlands
2008, Volume 12, Number 10, Pages 1627-1637
Second Place

Comparison of Surgically Resected Polypoid Lesions of the Gallbladder to Their Pre-Operative Ultrasound Characteristics
Martin D. Zielinski1, Thomas D. Atwell2, Peyton W. Davis1, Michael L. Kendrick1 and Florencia G. Que1
(1) Department of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA; (2) Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Published Online on October 30, 2008 and 2009, Volume 13, Number 1, Pages 19-25
Third Place

Long-Term Results of Transanal Excision after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for T2 and T3 Adenocarcinomas of the Rectum
Rajesh M. Nair1, Erin M. Siegel2, Dung-Tsa Chen3, William J. Fulp3, Timothy J. Yeatman1, Mokenge P. Malafa1, Jorge Marcet4 and David Shibata1
(1) Division of Gastrointestinal Oncology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, WCB-2, Tampa, FL 33612-9497, USA; (2) Risk Assessment, Detection and Intervention Program, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA; (3) Biostatistics Core Facility of the Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA; (4) Department of Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA
2008, Volume 12, Number 10, Pages 1797-1806
2007
First Place

Esophagectomy—It's Not Just About Mortality Anymore: Standardized Perioperative Clinical Pathways Improve Outcomes in Patients with Esophageal Cancer
Donald E. Low1, 2, Sonia Kunz1, Drew Schembre1, Henry Otero1, Tom Malpass1, Alex Hsi1, Guobin Song1, Richard Hinke1 and Richard A. Kozarek1
(1) Thoracic Oncology Program and Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA; (2) Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave. C6-SUR, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
2007, Volume 11, Number 11, Pages 1395-1402
Second Place

Racial and Geographic Disparities in the Utilization of Surgical Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Christopher J. Sonnenday1, 3, Justin B. Dimick1, Richard D. Schulick2 and Michael A. Choti2
(1) The Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; (2) The Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA; (3) The University of Michigan Medical Center, 1500 East Medical Center Dr., TC 2926, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
2007, Volume 11, Number 12, Pages 1636-1646
Third Place

Trends and Disparities in Regionalization of Pancreatic Resection
Taylor S. Riall1, Karl A. Eschbach2, Courtney M. Townsend Jr.1, William H. Nealon1, Jean L. Freeman2 and James S. Goodwin2
(1) Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555-0542, USA; (2) Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
2007, Volume 11, Number 10, Pages 1242-1252
 

 
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