Publications authored by the faculty, residents, fellows, and students of the School of Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans.

Please note that if there are multiple LSUHSC authors, then the publication is slotted into the school of the first campus author.


Submissions from 2024

A brief review of complex regional pain syndrome and current management, Alaa Abd-Elsayed, Cain W. Stark, Natasha Topoluk, Mir Isaamullah, Paul Uzodinma, Omar Viswanath, Michael J. Gyorfi, Osama Fattouh, Kevin C. Schlidt, and Omar Dyara

Relevance of lymphocyte proliferation to PHA in severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) and T cell lymphopenia, Roshini S. Abraham, Amrita Basu, Jennifer R. Heimall, Elizabeth Dunn, Alison Yip, Malika Kapadia, Neena Kapoor, Lisa Forbes Satter, Rebecca Buckley, Richard O'Reilly, Geoffrey D.E. Cuvelier, Sharat Chandra, Jeffrey Bednarski, Sonali Chaudhury, Theodore B. Moore, Hilary Haines, Blachy J. Dávila Saldaña, Deepakbabu Chellapandian, Ahmad Rayes, Karin Chen, Emi Caywood, Shanmuganathan Chandrakasan, Mark Thomas Vander Lugt, Christen Ebens, Pierre Teira, Evan Shereck, Holly Miller, Victor Aquino, and Lolie C. Yu

Genetic ancestry and radical prostatectomy findings in Hispanic/Latino patients, Natalia L. Acosta-Vega, Rodolfo Varela, Jorge Andrés Mesa, Jone Garai, Alberto Gómez-Gutiérrez, Silvia J. Serrano-Gómez, Jovanny Zabaleta, María Carolina Sanabria-Salas, and Alba L. Combita


Antimicrobial and Synergistic Effects of Syzygium cumini, Moringa oleifera, and Tinospora cordifolia Against Different Candida Infections, Adedayo O. Adelakun, Ayoola Awosika, Uzochukwu Adabanya, Adekunle E. Omole, Akinyode I. Olopoda, and Emmanuel T. Bello


Stable, neuron-specific gene expression in the mouse brain, Osama Ahmed, Kingsley M. Ekumi, Francesco V. Nardi, Gulimiheranmu Maisumu, Khaled Moussawi, Eric D. Lazartigues, Bo Liang, and Abraam M. Yakoub

Types of memory, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and their various pathological cascades as targets for potential pharmacological drugs, Ansab Akhtar, Siddharth Singh, Ravinder Kaushik, Rajendra Awasthi, and Tapan Behl

Types of memory, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and their various pathological cascades as targets for potential pharmacological drugs, Ansab Akhtar, Siddharth Singh, Ravinder Kaushik, Rajendra Awasthi, and Tapan Behl


Sex-specific negative affect-like behaviour and parabrachial nucleus activation induced by BNST stimulation in adult mice with adolescent alcohol history, Lucas Albrechet-Souza, Chelsea R. Kasten, Natalia B. Bertagna, and Tiffany A. Wills


Mechanisms of Melanoma Progression and Treatment Resistance: Role of Cancer Stem-like Cells, Youssef Al Hmada, Robert T. Brodell, Naji Kharouf, Thomas W. Flanagan, Abdulhadi A. Alamodi, Sofie Yasmin Hassan, Hosam Shalaby, Sarah Lilly Hassan, Youssef Haikel, Mosaad Megahed, Simeon Santourlidis, and Mohamed Hassan


Response to the Letter to the Editor: Surgical Delay of Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flaps for Bilateral Autologous Breast Reconstruction, Robert J. Allen and Mark A. Maier

Nano guardians of the heart: A comprehensive investigation into the impact of silver nanoparticles on cardiovascular physiology, Abdulaziz A. Alshihri, Shahid Ullah Khan, Mohammed Alissa, Mohammed A.H. Alnoud, Syed Shams ul Hassan, Suad A. Alghamdi, Rayan Y. Mushtaq, Ahmed H. Albariqi, Abdulkareem Ibraheem Almhitheef, Stefan Anthony, Rizwan Ali Sheirdil, and Abduh Murshed

Inhalation of particulate matter containing environmentally persistent free radicals induces endothelial dysfunction mediated via AhR activation at the air-blood interface, Ankit Aryal, Ashlyn C. Harmon, K J. Varner, Alexandra Noël, Stephania A. Cormier, Divine B. Nde, Peter Mottram, Jemiah Maxie, and Tammy R. Dugas


A novel method for detection of pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma using explainable machine learning, Murtaza Aslam, Fozia Rajbdad, Shoaib Azmat, Zheng Li, J. Philip Boudreaux, Ramcharan Thiagarajan, Shaomian Yao, and Jian Xu

Synchrony in Networks of Type 2 Interneurons Is More Robust to Noise with Hyperpolarizing Inhibition Compared to Shunting Inhibition in Both the Stochastic Population Oscillator and the Coupled Oscillator Regimes, Roman Baravalle and Carmen C. Canavier


Development of a Novel Covalently Bonded Conjugate of Caprylic Acid Tripeptide (Isoleucine–Leucine–Aspartic Acid) for Wound-Compatible and Injectable Hydrogel to Accelerate Healing, Sachin B. Baravkar, Yan Lu, Abdul Razak Masoud, Qi Zhao, Jibao He, and Song Hong

Antibody profiling and predictive modeling discriminate between Kaposi sarcoma and asymptomatic KSHV infection, Sydney J. Bennett, Dicle Yalcin, Sara R. Privatt, Owen Ngalamika, Salum J. Lidenge, John T. West, and Charles Wood

Catatonia as a Result of a Traumatic Brain Injury, Jessica Berthelot, Jacob Cambre, Madeline Erwin, and Jennifer Phan


Protocol-Based Standardized Endocrinological Evaluation of Children With Traumatic Brain Injury: A Quality Improvement Initiative, Jayalakshmi Narayan Bhat, Abbie Amato, Scott Schultz, and Ricardo Gomez

Assessing social vulnerabilities of salivary gland cancer care, prognosis, and treatment in the United States, Govind S. Bindra, David J. Fei-Zhang, Atharva Desai, John Maddalozzo, Stephanie S. Smith, Urjeet A. Patel, Daniel C. Chelius, Jill N. D'Souza, Jeffrey C. Rastatter, M. Boyd Gillespie, and Anthony M. Sheyn


The Effects of Physical Activity on Experimental Models of Vascular Dementia; A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Ifechukwude J. Biose, Wesley H. Chastain, Rebecca J. Solch-Ottaiano, Viktoriya S. Grayson, Hanyun Wang, Somdeb Banerjee, and Gregory J. Bix

Self-Reported Likelihood of a Future Suicide Attempt: The Role of Plans for Suicide, Allison E. Bond, Claire Houtsma, Craig J. Bryan, and Michael D. Anestis


The Military Health History: An Educational Initiative to Improve Veteran Healthcare, Michael Brands, Caitlin Martin-Klinger, Amanda M. Raines, and Randolph Roig

The Weight of Frailty in Neurosurgery Patients: Analyzing the Combined Effect of Frailty and Body Mass Index on 30-Day Postoperative Mortality, Robert M. Branstetter, Oluwafemi P. Owodunni, Evan N. Courville, Jordyn T. Courville, Thomas A. Gagliardi, Joseph T. Conti, Meic H. Schmidt, and Christian A. Bowers


Preliminary Validation of the Acute Care Mobility Assessment as a Measure of Hospital Mobility, Cynthia J. Brown, Christine Loyd, J Tyler Richardson, Garner Boogaerts, Yue Zhang, and Richard E. Kennedy

Postoperative chemotherapy relative dose intensity and overall survival in patients with colon cancer, Justin C. Brown, Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt, Shengping Yang, and Bette J. Caan

Transitioning From an In-Person Intervention to Augmented Text Messaging During COVID-19 in Mexican Americans With Prediabetes: The Starr County Diabetes Prevention Randomized Clinical Trial, Sharon A. Brown, Mary A. Winter, Heather A. Becker, Alexandra A. García, Mary M. Velasquez, Hirofumi Tanaka, William B. Perkison, Eric L. Brown, David Aguilar, and Craig L. Hanis

Gut Microbial Dysbiosis Differs in Two Distinct Cachectic Tumor-Bearing Models Consuming the Same Diet, Lauri O. Byerley, Brittany Lorenzen, Hsiao Man Chang, William G. Hartman, Michael J. Keenan, Ryan Page, Meng Luo, Scot E. Dowd, and Christopher M. Taylor

Project EPIC (Empowering People to Independence in COPD): Study protocol for a hybrid effectiveness-implementation pilot randomized controlled trial of telephonic, geriatrics-palliative care nurse-coaching in older adults with COPD and their family caregivers, Jun Y. Byun, Rachel Wells, Avery C. Bechthold, Jazmine Coffee-Dunning, Margaret Armstrong, Richard Taylor, Lanier O'Hare, Mark T. Dransfield, Cynthia J. Brown, David E. Vance, J. Nicholas Odom, Marie Bakitas, and Anand S. Iyer


Hidradenitis Suppurativa Disease Severity and Outcomes Among Black Patients From Low-Income Neighborhoods at a Tertiary Care Hospital: A Retrospective Review, Anna M. Catinis, Olivia A. Gioe, Caroline Savoie, Erika Rosen, and Deborah Hilton

Phenolic acids prevent sex-steroid deficiency-induced bone loss and bone marrow adipogenesis in mice, Perry C. Caviness, Oxana P. Lazarenko, Michael L. Blackburn, Jennifer F. Chen, Christopher E. Randolph, Jovanny Zabaleta, Fenghuang Zhan, and Jin Ran Chen

Assessing the Impact of Neighborhood and Built Environment on Pediatric Perioperative Care: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Miranda A. Chacon, Caitlin A. Cook, Katherine Flynn-O'Brien, Jessica A. Zagory, Pamela M. Choi, and Nicole A. Wilson

Dimensions of Urinary Muddy Brown Granular Casts and Waxy Casts and Clinical Correlations, Dustin R. Chalmers, L. Cohen, M. H. Antley, Arkanksh Ramanand, MG Janech, and Juan Carlos Q. Velez


Blood and MRI biomarkers of mild traumatic brain injury in non-concussed collegiate football players, Eunhan Cho, Joshua Granger, Bailey Theall, Nathan Lemoine, Derek Calvert, Jack Marucci, Shelly Mullenix, Hollis O’Neal, Tomas Jacome, Brian A. Irving, Neil M. Johannsen, Owen Carmichael, and Guillaume Spielmann


Risk Factors for Postoperative Infections Following Appendectomy of Complicated Appendicitis: A Meta-analysis and Retrospective Single-institutional Study, Katherine Cironi, Aaron L. Albuck, Bryant McLafferty, Alison K. Mortemore, Christina McCarthy, Mohammad Hussein, Peter P. Issa, Tyler Metz, Marcela Herrera, Eman Toraih, Sharven Taghavi, Emad Kandil, and Jacquelyn Turner

Medical and surgical management of pneumothorax in diving and hyperbaric chambers, Richard E. Clarke and Keith Van Meter

Pneumothorax during manned chamber operations: A summary of reported cases, Richard E. Clarke and Keith Van Meter

Bioinformatics characterization of variants of uncertain significance in pediatric sensorineural hearing loss, Sloane Clay, Adele Evans, Regina Zambrano, David Otohinoyi, Chindo Hicks, and Fern Tsien

Identifying Implementation Strategies to Enhance HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Uptake Among Black Cisgender Women in New Orleans, Louisiana, Meredith E. Clement, Brian Perry, Kevin McKenna, Jeremy Beckford, Tamachia Davenport, Erica Murray, Veronica Magee, Jacquelyn N. Bickham, Julia Siren, Amy Smith, Rebecca Lillis, and Amy Corneli


Attitudes and barriers to breastfeeding among women at high-risk for not breastfeeding: a prospective observational study, Jessica Cole, Ateshi Bhatt, Andrew G. Chapple, Sarah Buzhardt, and Elizabeth F. Sutton

Novel Autopsy Findings in Premature Infant With Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome Uniparental Disomy: Multifocal Developmental Dysplastic Chrondromatous Lesions and Cortical Neuronal Heterotopias, Stephanie Collier, Ewa M. Wasilewska, and Randall Craver

Trends in Medicare utilization and reimbursement for hematology/oncology procedures from 2012 to 2023: A geriatric oncology perspective, Julijana Conic and Thomas Reske

American Association for Anatomy recommendations for the management of legacy anatomical collections, Jon Cornwall, Thomas H. Champney, Carlina de la Cova, Dominic Hall, Sabine Hildebrandt, Jason C. Mussell, Andreas Winkelmann, and Valerie B. DeLeon

Risk of COVID-19 in pediatric population and the effects of COVID-19 vaccination: A retrospective cohort study, Kassandra Corona, Janisah Amirah I. Saripada, Kendall Wermine, Sydney Seavey, Bibiana Toro Figueira, Joshua J. LaHaye, Yuki Yoshiyasu, Shiva Daram, and Brian McKinnon


Cell Free Microbial DNA Utilization at a Children’s Hospital, Randall Craver, Stephanie Collier, and Margot Anderson


Promotion Criteria for Medical Educators: Are We Climbing a Ladder with Invisible Rungs?, Amy Creel, Caroline Paul, Robyn Bockrath, Thanakorn Jirasevijinda, Javier Pineda, Rebecca Tenney-Soeiro, Amal Khidir, Joseph Jackson, Chris Peltier, Jennifer Trainor, Meg Keeley, and Gary Beck Dallaghan

Custom injury prevention priority scoring: Local ranking procedures to assess unique community needs: Local Pediatric Injury Prevention Priority Scoring, Allison L. Croughan, Kevin Rix, Sage R. Myers, Douglas Wiebe, and Michael L. Nance

The Impact of Pre-Trauma Steroid Use on Wound Healing and Outcomes, Kaleb Derouen, Sarah Aleman, Harrison Travis, John P. Hunt, Alan Marr, Patrick Greiffenstein, Lance Stuke, Jonathan Schoen, and Alison Smith

Clinical rarity: Simultaneous choroid plexus papilloma and extraventricular neurocytoma presenting as intraventricular hemorrhage in an adolescent, Kaleb Derouen, Kierany Shelvin, Wesley Shoap, Randall Craver, Jerome Volk, and Oritsejolomi A. Roberts

Comparative Safety of Long-Acting vs. Short-Acting Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents Among Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis, Raj Desai, Ikenna Unigwe, Munaza Riaz, Steven M. Smith, Ashutosh M. Shukla, Rajesh Mohandas, Nakyung Jeon, and Haesuk Park

Investigating the "sex paradox" in pulmonary arterial hypertension: Results from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry (PHAR), Jacqueline T. DesJardin, Noah Kime, Nicholas A. Kolaitis, Richard A. Kronmal, Matthew R. Lammi, Stephen C. Mathai, Corey E. Ventetuolo, and Teresa De Marco


Clinical practice guideline-inconsistent management of fever and neutropenia in pediatric oncology: A Children's Oncology Group study, L. Lee Dupuis, Brian T. Fisher, A. J. Sugalski, Allison Caren Grimes, Michelle Nuño, S. Ramakrishnan, M. P. Beauchemin, Paula D. Robinson, Nancy Santesso, Alexandra Walsh, A. R. Wrightson, Lolie Yu, Susan K. Parsons, and Lillian Sung

Long-term outcomes after unrelated donor transplantation for severe sickle cell disease on the BMT CTN 0601 trial, Mary Eapen, Jianqun Kou, Martin Andreansky, Monica Bhatia, Joel Brochstein, Sonali Chaudhury, Ann E. Haight, Hilary Haines, David Jacobsohn, Jennifer Jaroscak, Kimberly A. Kasow, Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, John E. Levine, Kathryn Leung, David Margolis, Lolie C. Yu, Mary M. Horowitz, Naynesh Kamani, Mark C. Walters, and Shalini Shenoy


Device-Assisted Enteroscopy in the Surveillance of Intestinal Hamartomas in Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome, Omar Wahid Mohamed Elfeky, Suraj Panjwani, David Cave, Daniel Wild, and Daniel Raines

Characteristics of Mpox infections in Louisiana in the 2022 Outbreak, Nabil M. Essajee, Isolde Butler, Meredith Clement, Michael Hagensee, Rebecca A. Lillis, Aish Lovett, Joanne Maffei, and Hope Oddo Moise


Stevens-Johnson Syndrome From Combined Allopurinol and Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors: A Narrative Review, Isabella M. Fabian, Kirsten Maddox, Cameron Robicheaux, Rahib K. Islam, Ahmed Anwar, Bradley Dorius, Christopher L. Robinson, Adam M. Kaye, Giustino Varrassi, Shahab Ahmadzadeh, Sahar Shekoohi, and Alan D. Kaye

Integration of Certified Child Life Specialists to Decrease in Periprocedural Benzodiazepine Use: A Pilot Study, Anne Faulk, Julia Power, Hector Mejia, Miranda Dunnam, Hannah Dimmitt, Amanda Osborne, Laura Flowers, Rene Guilbeau, David C. Yu, and Jessica A. Zagory


Effects of extraction methods on the structural characteristics and functional properties of dietary fiber extracted from papaya peel and seed, Xiaoyu Feng, Kashif Ameer, Guihun Jiang, and Karna Ramachandraiah


Common Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction Animal Models Yield Disparate Myofibril Mechanics, Axel J. Fenwick, Vivek P. Jani, D. Brian Foster, Thomas E. Sharp, Traci T. Goodchild, Kyle LaPenna, Jake E. Doiron, David J. Lefer, Joseph A. Hill, David A. Kass, and Anthony Cammarato


Serotonin-2 Receptor Agonists Produce Anti-inflammatory Effects through Functionally Selective Mechanisms That Involve the Suppression of Disease-Induced Arginase 1 Expression, Thomas W. Flanagan, Timothy P. Foster, Thomas E. Galbato, Pek Yee Lum, Brent Louie, Gavin Song, Adam L. Halberstadt, Gerald B. Billac, and Charles D. Nichols

Odevixibat: A Novel Bile Salt Inhibitor Treatment for Pruritus in Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis, Farrah E. Flattmann, Farhan S. Mohiuddin, Anjuni Singh, Anamika Tandon, Stewart J. Lockett, Jon D. Hirsch, Chizoba N. Mosieri, Adam M. Kaye, Giustino Varrassi, Shahab Ahmadzadeh, Sahar Shekoohi, and Alan D. Kaye

In Vitro Culture of White Adipose Tissue, Jake J. Fontenot and Frank H. Lau

Clinical safety and efficacy of microwave ablation for small renal masses, Ashley Foret, Christopher B. Haaga, Shivani Jain, Chelsea O. Baumgartner, Megan Escott, Benjamin R. Henderson, Sean T. O'Brien, Scott E. Delacroix, Jessie R.R. Gills, and Mary E. Westerman

Commentary on “Adapting and Integrating Exposure Therapies for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Translating Research Into Clinical Implementation”, C. Laurel Franklin and Amanda M. Raines

The role of long noncoding RNAs in ocular angiogenesis and vascular oculopathy, Pranali Gandhi, Yuzhi Wang, Guigang Li, and Shusheng Wang

Treatment Strategies in the Osteoporotic Spine, Daniel Gelvez, Katherine Dong, Nathan Redlich, Jestin Williams, Amit Bhandutia, and Berje Shamassian

Comparison of in-person versus virtual ultrasound instruction for pediatric residents, Jason T. Gillon, E. Liang Liu, Valerie Dutreuil, Stephanie G. Cohen, and Lekha A. Shah


Autophagy and cell wall integrity pathways coordinately regulate the development and pathogenicity through MoAtg4 phosphorylation in Magnaporthe oryzae, Pusheng Guo, Yurong Wang, Jiayun Xu, Zhixiang Yang, Ziqi Zhang, Jinyi Qian, Jiexiong Hu, Ziyi Yin, Leiyun Yang, Muxing Liu, Xinyu Liu, Gang Li, Haifeng Zhang, Ryan Rumsey, Ping Wang, and Zhengguang Zhang


Impact of genetic and non-genetic factors on phenotypic diversity in NBAS-associated disease, Nicole Hammann, Dominic Lenz, Ivo Baric, Ellen Crushell, Carlo Dionisi Vici, Felix Distelmaier, Francois Feillet, Peter Freisinger, Maja Hempel, Anna L. Khoreva, Martin W. Laass, Yves Lacassie, Elke Lainka, Catherine Larson-Nath, Zhongdie Li, Patryk Lipiński, Eberhard Lurz, André Mégarbané, Susana Nobre, Giorgia Olivieri, Bianca Peters, Paolo Prontera, Lea D. Schlieben, Christine M. Seroogy, Cristina Sobacchi, Shigeru Suzuki, Christel Tran, and Jerry Vockley

Acute and chronic central nervous system oxidative stress/toxicity during hyperbaric oxygen treatment of subacute and chronic neurological conditions, Paul G. Harch and Stacey Rhodes


Pancreatic cancer tumor microenvironment is a major therapeutic barrier and target, Conner Hartupee, Bolni Marius Nagalo, Chiswili Y. Chabu, Mulu Z. Tesfay, Joycelynn Coleman-Barnett, John T. West, and Omeed Moaven

Fibrocartilaginous Dysplasia of the Proximal Femur in Two Pediatric Patients, Including a Pathologic Fracture in a Patient With McCune-Albright Syndrome, Adam Haydel, Randall Craver, and Matthew Cable

Advancing Treatment in Atopic Dermatitis: A Comprehensive Review of Clinical Efficacy, Safety, and Comparative Insights Into Corticosteroids, Calcineurin Inhibitors, and Phosphodiesterase-4 Inhibitors as Topical Therapies, Tyler D. Hernandez, Sarah J. Aleman, Maria Bao-Loc-Trung, Michael V. Forte, William Brandt, Catherine Armstrong, Jeffrey Howard, Chizoba N. Mosieri, Shahab Ahmadzadeh, Giustino Varrassi, Sahar Shekoohi, and Alan D. Kaye


Initiating Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Stage IV Cancers in the Month Before Death—A Health Care Disparities Lens, Michael Hoerger, Navya Nair, and Sonia Malhotra


Proposal for standardized ultrasound analysis of the salivary glands: Part 1 submandibular gland, Henry T. Hoffman, Michael Koch, Robert Lee Witt, William R. Ryan, Johannes Zenk, Philippe Katz, Rahmatullah Rahmati, Christopher Rassekh, Francisco Donato, Timothy M. McCulloch, Arjun S. Joshi, Jolie Lien Chang, M. Boyd Gillespie, Priscilla F.A. Pichardo, Lisa Ann Orloff, Antoino Marcelino, Piper Wenzel, David Cohen, Christopher E. Fundakowski, David M. Cognetti, Rohan R. Walvekar, Antonio Bertelli, Harry Quon, Carryn Anderson, Bruno Policeni, and Gordy Siegel

G. Carl Huber (1865-1934): A Michigan Pioneer in Peripheral Nerve Injury and Regeneration, Kristopher G. Hooten, Ross C. Puffer, David G. Kline, John E. McGillicuddy, and Lynda J-S Yang


Radiofrequency ablation of thyroid nodules: a clinical review of treatment complications, Peter P. Issa, Katherine Cironi, Leely Rezvani, and Emad Kandil


Assessing Adequacy: A Meta-Analysis of Rapid Onsite Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules, Peter P. Issa, Christina McCarthy, Mohammad Hussein, Aaron L. Albuck, Essam Emad, Mohamed Shama, Krzysztof Moroz, Eman Toraih, and Emad Kandil

Leveraging OpenAI's Advanced Data Analysis Tool in Dermatology: Opportunities and Challenges, Neil K. Jairath, Sultan Qiblawi, George M. Jeha, Vartan Pahalyants, Ruple Jairath, Shayan Cheraghlou, Vignesh Ramachandran, Yaohui Gloria Xu, and Juliet Aylward

Anterior Alarotomy Technique to Obtain Surgical Access and Visualization of a Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Nasal Vestibule During Mohs Micrographic Surgery, George M. Jeha, Maria Bao-Loc-Trung, R Corey Rougelot, and Keith LeBlanc


Does Timolol Solution Improve the Appearance of Acute Surgical Wounds After Mohs Surgery? A Split-Scar Clinical Study, George M. Jeha, Taylor Dickerson, Lyndsey Hargrave, Maria Bao-Loc-Trung, Tyler Prusisz, Elizabeth Bucher, R Corey Rougelot, and Keith LeBlanc

Incidental Discovery of Merkel Cell Carcinoma During Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Situ, George M. Jeha, Lisa Fronek, Hubert T. Greenway, and Benjamin Kelley


Liposomal and Nonliposomal Bupivacaine for Mohs Surgery: A Systematic Review, George M. Jeha, Hannah R. Malinosky, Laura Taylor, Hubert T. Greenway, and Benjamin Kelley


Heartfelt living: Deciphering the link between lifestyle choices and cardiovascular vitality, Xiaorui Jiang, Mohammed A.H. Alnoud, Hamid Ali, Ijaz Ali, Talib Hussain, Munir Ullah Khan, Safir Ullah Khan, Muhammad Shehzad Khan, Shahid Ullah Khan, Khalil ur Rehman, Awaji Y. Safhi, and Mohammed Alissa


Does Topical Vancomycin Powder Use in Fracture Surgery Change Bacteriology and Antibiotic Susceptibilities? An Analysis of the VANCO Trial, Manjari Joshi, Robert V. O'Toole, Anthony R. Carlini, Joshua L. Gary, William T. Obremskey, Clinton K. Murray, Greg Gaski, J Spence Reid, Yasmin Degani, Tara J. Taylor, Susan C. Collins, Yanjie Huang ScM, Paul S. Whiting, Joseph T. Patterson, Olivia C. Lee, and Renan C. Castillo


Things We Do for No Reason™: Using lactate as our resuscitation guide in sepsis, Brock Juffs and Emilio Russo

Reducing Postoperative CT Imaging for Children With Complicated Appendicitis: A Pediatric Surgical Quality Collaborative Quality Improvement Project, Peter Juviler, Alicia C. Greene, Terry Fisher, Afif N. Kulaylat, John Chandler, Fabienne Gray, Cindy Gingalewski, Catherine Ehster, Mary Bolhuis, Elisa Garcia, Maryam Broussard, Kevin P. Lally, Tamar Levene, and Derek Wakeman

“We’re Trained to Survive.”: Veterans’ Experiences Seeking Food Assistance, Nipa Kamdar, Trenton Haltom, Gabriella Epshteyn, Chasity Wohlford, John Smith, Caitlin Celardo, and Gala true

Home UVB phototherapy utilization among United States Medicare beneficiaries from 2000 to 2021, Lisa Kam, Eric Xia, and Arash Mostaghimi


Assessment of social vulnerability impact in care and prognosis of sinonasal cancers in the United States, Achilles A. Kanaris, David J. Fei-Zhang, Lily B. Fletcher, Stephanie S. Smith, Urjeet A. Patel, Jill N. D'Souza, Daniel C. Chelius, Anthony M. Sheyn, and Jeffrey C. Rastatter

Rate of occult metastasis in lip squamous cell carcinoma: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Sagar Kansara, Evrim Oral, Indrani Sarkar, Vlad Sandulache, Rula Mualla, Rohan R. Walvekar, William Ryan, and Patrick Ha

Alkindi Sprinkle for Pediatric Patients With Primary Adrenocortical Insufficiency: A Narrative Review, Alan D. Kaye, Munira E. Khaled, Kristin Nicole Bembenick, John Lacey, Anamika Tandon, Rucha A. Kelkar, Alyssa G. Derouen, Corrado Ballaera, Debbie Chandler, Shahab Ahmadzadeh, Sahar Shekoohi, and Giustino Varrassi

Peripheral Nerve Stimulation in Postoperative Analgesia: A Narrative Review, Alan D. Kaye, Taylor R. Plaisance, Summer A. Smith, Amanda R. Ragland, Michael J. Alfred, Catherine G. Nguyen, Azem A. Chami, Saurabh Kataria, Kylie Dufrene, Sahar Shekoohi, and Christopher L. Robinson

Hidradenocarcinoma: A Case Series From the Scripps Clinic With a Systematic Review of the Literature, Steven Kent, George M. Jeha, Sultan Qiblawi, Hannah Malinosky, Hubert T. Greenway, and Benjamin Kelley


CD133-Dependent Activation of Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase /AKT/Mammalian Target of Rapamycin Signaling in Melanoma Progression and Drug Resistance, Naji Kharouf, Thomas W. Flanagan, Abdulhadi A. Alamodi, Youssef Al Hmada, Sofie Yasmin Hassan, Hosam Shalaby, Simeon Santourlidis, Sarah Lilly Hassan, Youssef Haikel, Mossad Megahed, Robert T. Brodell, and Mohamed Hassan


Bench to Bedside…And Back Again, Thomas R. Kimball

Latissimus dorsi myocutaneous free flap for the laryngopharyngectomy defect, Corin M. Kinkhabwala, Julian Amin, Tyler Rist, Vilija J. Vaitaitis, and Judith M. Skoner

MoMkk1 and MoAtg1 dichotomously regulating autophagy and pathogenicity through MoAtg9 phosphorylation in Magnaporthe oryzae, Yun Kong, Pusheng Guo, Jiayun Xu, Jiaxu Li, Miao Wu, Ziqi Zhang, Yifan Wang, Xinyu Liu, Leiyun Yang, Muxing Liu, Haifeng Zhang, Ping Wang, and Zhengguang Zhang

Pilot study exploring the presence of leadership curricula in undergraduate medical education, Melanie Korndorffer, Michael A. Dewsnap, Erin S. Barry, Neil Grunberg, David W. Musick, and Joann Farrell Quinn

Phytochemicals for Human Health: The Emerging Trends and Prospects, Hari K. Koul, Halmuthur M. Sampath Kumar, Vijay Rani Rajpal, Soom Nath Raina, and G. N. Qazi


Cardiometabolic Health: Actionable Prevention Strategies and New Care Models, Omar Leonards and David Aguilar