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Ball LJ, Sherazi A, Laczko D, Gupta K, Koivu S, A Weir M, Mele T, Tirona R, McCormick JK, Silverman M. Validation of an Algorithm to Identify Infective Endocarditis in People Who Inject Drugs. Med Care. 2017 Dec 1. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000838. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29200131

Bihari A, Cepinskas G, Forbes TL, Potter RF, Lawendy AR. Systemic application of carbon monoxide-releasing molecule 3 protects skeletal muscle from ischemia-reperfusion injury. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Dec;66(6):1864-1871. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2016.11.065. Epub 2017 Feb 17. PubMed PMID: 28216347

Birmingham TB, Moyer R, Leitch K, Chesworth B, Bryant D, Willits K, Litchfield R, Fowler PJ, Giffin JR. Changes in biomechanical risk factors for knee osteoarthritis and their association with 5-year clinically important improvement after limb realignment surgery. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2017 Dec;25(12):1999-2006. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2017.08.017. Epub 2017 Sep 6. PubMed PMID: 28888904

Dzongowski E, Coriolano K, de Ribaupierre S, Jones SA. Treatment of abdominal pseudocysts and associated ventricuoperitoneal shunt failure. Childs Nerv Syst. 2017 Dec;33(12):2087-2093. doi: 10.1007/s00381-017-3609-5. Epub 2017 Oct 9. PubMed PMID: 28993858

Emmerton-Coughlin H, Schlachta C, Lingard L. 'The other right': control strategies and the role of language use in laparoscopic training. Med Educ. 2017 Dec;51(12):1269-1276. doi: 10.1111/medu.13420. Epub 2017 Oct 10. PubMed PMID:28994456

Guidolin K, Lock M, Brackstone M. Patient-perceived barriers to radiation therapy for breast cancer. Can J Surg. 2017 Dec 1;61(1):15716. doi:10.1503/cjs.015716. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29171833

Johnson CC, Johnson DJ, Garcia GH, Wang D, Pais M, Degen RM, Burge AJ, Williams RJ 3rd. High Short-Term Failure Rate Associated With Decellularized Osteochondral Allograft for Treatment of Knee Cartilage Lesions. Arthroscopy. 2017 Dec;33(12):2219-2227. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.07.018. Epub 2017 Sep 28. PubMed PMID: 28967543

Khayat E, Brackstone M, Maxwell J, Hanrahan R, Richardson J, Kappala M, Arnaout A. Training Canadian surgeons in oncoplastic breast surgery: Where do we stand? Can J Surg. 2017 Dec;60(6):369-371. PubMed PMID: 29173257

Kidane B, Peel JK, Seely A, Malthaner RA, Finley C, Grondin S, Louie BE, Srinathan S, Darling GE. National practice variation in pneumonectomy perioperative care among Canadian thoracic surgeons. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 1;25(6):872-876. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivx252. PubMed PMID: 29049686

Lee K, Murphy PB, Ingves MV, Duncan A, DeRose G, Dubois L, Forbes TL, Power A. Randomized clinical trial of negative pressure wound therapy for high-risk groin wounds in lower extremity revascularization. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Dec;66(6):1814-1819. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.06.084. Epub 2017 Aug 31. PubMed PMID: 28865981

Matz J, Howard JL, Sisko ZW, Teeter MG, Lanting BA. Differences in Trochlear Surface Damage and Wear Between Three Different Total Knee Arthroplasty Designs. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Dec;32(12):3763-3770. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.06.037. Epub 2017 Jul 5. PubMed PMID: 28750858

Murphy PB, DeGirolamo K, Van Zyl TJ, Allen L, Haut E, Leeper WR, Leslie K, Parry N, Hameed M, Vogt KN. Meta-Analysis on the Impact of the Acute Care Surgery Model of Disease- and Patient-Specific Outcomes in Appendicitis and Biliary Disease. J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Dec;225(6):763-777.e13. doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.08.026. Epub 2017 Sep 14. PubMed PMID: 28918345

Petis S, Howard J, Lanting B, Jones I, Birmingham T, Vasarhelyi E. Comparing the anterior, posterior and lateral approach: gait analysis in total hip arthroplasty. Can J Surg. 2017 Dec 1;60(6):3217. doi: 10.1503/cjs.003217. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29171827

Shaler CR, Tun-Abraham ME, Skaro AI, Khazaie K, Corbett AJ, Mele T, Hernandez-Alejandro R, Haeryfar SMM. Mucosa-associated invariant T cells infiltrate hepatic metastases in patients with colorectal carcinoma but are rendered dysfunctional within and adjacent to tumor microenvironment. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2017 Dec;66(12):1563-1575. doi: 10.1007/s00262-017-2050-7. Epub 2017 Aug 10. PubMed PMID: 28798979

Siroen KL, Ward CDW, Escoto A, Naish MD, Bureau Y, Patel RV, Schlachta CM, Cristancho SM, Trejos AL. Mastery Learning - does the method of learning make a difference in skills acquisition for robotic surgery? Int J Med Robot. 2017 Dec;13(4). doi: 10.1002/rcs.1828. Epub 2017 May 16. PubMed PMID: 28508529

Sisko ZW, Teeter MG, Lanting BA, Howard JL, McCalden RW, Naudie DD, MacDonald SJ, Vasarhelyi EM. Current Total Knee Designs: Does Baseplate Roughness or Locking Mechanism Design Affect Polyethylene Backside Wear? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2017 Dec;475(12):2970-2980. doi: 10.1007/s11999-017-5494-3. Epub 2017 Sep 13. PubMed PMID: 28905208; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5670066

VanWagner LB, Ning H, Whitsett M, Levitsky J, Uttal S, Wilkins JT, Abecassis MM, Ladner DP, Skaro AI, Lloyd-Jones DM. Reply. Hepatology. 2017 Dec;66(6):2089-2090. doi: 10.1002/hep.29525. Epub 2017 Nov 6. PubMed PMID: 28921593

VanWagner LB, Ning H, Whitsett M, Levitsky J, Uttal S, Wilkins JT, Abecassis MM, Ladner DP, Skaro AI, Lloyd-Jones DM. A point-based prediction model for cardiovascular risk in orthotopic liver transplantation: The CAR-OLT score. Hepatology. 2017 Dec;66(6):1968-1979. doi: 10.1002/hep.29329. Epub 2017 Nov 6. PubMed PMID: 28703300; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5696007

Wanis KN, Patel SVB, Brackstone M. Do Moderate Surgical Treatment Delays Influence Survival in Colon Cancer? Dis Colon Rectum. 2017 Dec;60(12):1241-1249. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000857. PubMed PMID: 29112559