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Reasons for 30-day postoperative readmissions for Medicare patients at a community-based teaching hospital.

Jennifer L Kirsch, Shanu N Kothari, Janelle M Ausloos, Jacob D Gundrum, Kara J Kallies,

Healthcare reform initiatives have proposed reducing reimbursement for certain 30-day readmissions among Medicare patients. Our objective was to evaluate the incidence and reasons for 30-day postoperative readmissions at our institution. The medical records of Medicare patients who underwent surgery from January 1, 2010, through May 16, 2011, were reviewed. Statistical ... Read more >>

Am Surg (The American surgeon)
[2015, 81(4):381-386]

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Levetiracetam as adjunctive therapy for acute alcohol withdrawal syndrome in hospitalized patients.

Kelly M Youland, Ryan F Miller, Lisa J Mahoney, Andrew J Borgert, Jacob D Gundrum,

<h4>Background</h4>Benzodiazepines are often considered the standard of care for managing symptoms of acute alcohol withdrawal syndrome. Because of potential adverse effects, other agents have been evaluated in this patient population. Previous studies have produced mixed results on the efficacy of levetiracetam in alcohol withdrawal.<h4>Objective</h4>The objective of this study was to ... Read more >>

J Clin Psychopharmacol (Journal of clinical psychopharmacology)
[2014, 34(6):704-708]

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Determining the clinical significance of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance: a SEER-Medicare population analysis.

Ronald S Go, Jacob D Gundrum, Joan M Neuner,

<h4>Background</h4>Clinical guidelines have recommended annual follow-up examinations of most patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS); however, evidence supporting this practice is lacking. We performed a population-based study to examine the patterns of disease presentation and outcomes of patients with multiple myeloma, Waldenström macroglobulinemia, and lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma (monoclonal gammopathy-associated ... Read more >>

Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk (Clinical lymphoma, myeloma & leukemia)
[2015, 15(3):177-186.e4]

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Utility of routine left ventricular ejection fraction measurement before anthracycline-based chemotherapy in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

Amber L Conrad, Jacob D Gundrum, Vicki L McHugh, Ronald S Go,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Despite the lack of evidence, routine left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) measurement in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) before anthracycline-based chemotherapy (ABC) is recommended by practice guidelines and required in DLBCL trials in the United States.<h4>Methods</h4>We determined the frequency of the following in 197 consecutive patients with newly diagnosed DLBCL ... Read more >>

J Oncol Pract (Journal of oncology practice)
[2012, 8(6):336-340]

Cited: 7 times

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Comparison of time to endoscopy and outcome between weekend/weekday hospital admissions in patients with upper GI hemorrhage.

Jason M Haas, Jacob D Gundrum, Scott W Rathgaber,

<h4>Objective</h4>Recent findings suggest that time to endoscopy is prolonged in patients admitted on the weekend with upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGIH), which may result in increased adverse outcomes. This study was designed to determine if these findings hold true for a community gastroenterology practice.<h4>Methods</h4>This retrospective study reviewed patients admitted to a ... Read more >>

WMJ (WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin)
[2012, 111(4):161-165]

Cited: 9 times

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Core needle biopsy rate for new cancer diagnosis in an interdisciplinary breast center: evaluation of quality of care 2007-2008.

Jared H Linebarger, Jeffrey Landercasper, Richard L Ellis, Jacob D Gundrum, Kristen A Marcou, Brooke M De Maiffe, Jane M Hudak, Jeremiah J Andersen,

<h4>Objective</h4>The purpose of this study is to evaluate the rate of minimally invasive biopsy for diagnosis of breast cancer at an interdisciplinary breast center.<h4>Background</h4>Percutaneous core needle biopsy (CNB) is optimal for minimizing surgery for the diagnosis of benign and malignant lesions of the breast while preserving surgery for definitive resection. ... Read more >>

Ann Surg (Annals of surgery)
[2012, 255(1):38-43]

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Use of broad-spectrum antibiotics and the development of irritable bowel syndrome.

Armando A Villarreal, Frank J Aberger, Ryan Benrud, Jacob D Gundrum,

<h4>Background</h4>Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional bowel disorder with an estimated prevalence of 9% to 22% in the United States. It is responsible for 28% of gastroenterology visits, with associated health care costs of $8 billion annually. Yet, IBS etiology is the subject of much debate.<h4>Objectives</h4>Our study examines a ... Read more >>

WMJ (WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin)
[2012, 111(1):17-20]

Cited: 35 times

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The POLST program: a retrospective review of the demographics of use and outcomes in one community where advance directives are prevalent.

Bernard J Hammes, Brenda L Rooney, Jacob D Gundrum, Susan E Hickman, Nickijo Hager,

<h4>Objectives</h4>Determine the use and utility of the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) program in a community where powers of attorney for health care (POAHCs) are prevalent.<h4>Methods</h4>A retrospective review of medical record and death certificate data of 400 adults who died between September 1, 2007, and March 31, 2008, in ... Read more >>

J Palliat Med (Journal of palliative medicine)
[2012, 15(1):77-85]

Cited: 36 times

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Proportions of bone marrow lymphocyte subsets at diagnosis may predict survival in patients with newly diagnosed diffuse large B-cell lymphoma independently of the international prognostic index.

Luke D Zurbriggen, Jacob D Gundrum, Seema M Policepatil, Sai Ravi K Pingali, Gordon G Zeng, Ronald S Go,

Am J Hematol (American journal of hematology)
[2011, 86(7):622-624]

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Perioperative quality metrics for one step breast cancer surgery: a patient-centered approach.

Travis J Smith, Jeffrey Landercasper, Jacob D Gundrum, Brooke M De Maiffe, Jeremiah J Andersen, Jeanne M Johnson, Pamela J Haller,

<h4>Background and objectives</h4>Patient-centered care is recommended by the Institute of Medicine to build a better healthcare system. The aim of this study was to audit patient-centered quality measures (QM) to create a breast center report card that could be provided to patients for education and informed consent.<h4>Methods</h4>An IRB approved retrospective ... Read more >>

J Surg Oncol (Journal of surgical oncology)
[2010, 102(1):34-38]

Cited: 5 times

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The effect of residual osteomyelitis at the resection margin in patients with surgically treated diabetic foot infection.

Todd J Kowalski, Miki Matsuda, Matthew D Sorenson, Jacob D Gundrum, William A Agger,

The appropriate antibiotic treatment of surgically resected diabetic foot osteomyelitis is controversial. We conducted a retrospective cohort study to evaluate the prognostic impact of residual osteomyelitis at the surgical margin of surgically resected diabetic foot osteomyelitis, and to assess the effectiveness of postoperative antibiotic therapy for residual osteomyelitis after surgical ... Read more >>

J Foot Ankle Surg (The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons)
[2011, 50(2):171-175]

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Appropriately prescribing antibiotics for patients with pharyngitis: a physician-based approach vs a nurse-only triage and treatment algorithm.

Duane K Undeland, Todd J Kowalski, Wendy L Berth, Jacob D Gundrum,

<h4>Objective</h4>To assess the safety and appropriateness of antibiotic use in adult patients with pharyngitis who opted for a nurse-only triage and treatment algorithm vs patients who underwent a physician-directed clinical evaluation.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>Using International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision codes to query the electronic medical record database at our institution, ... Read more >>

Mayo Clin Proc (Mayo Clinic proceedings)
[2010, 85(11):1011-1015]

Cited: 9 times

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A comparative, retrospective, observational study of the prevalence, availability, and specificity of advance care plans in a county that implemented an advance care planning microsystem.

Bernard J Hammes, Brenda L Rooney, Jacob D Gundrum,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To determine whether outcomes have changed over time for a managed, systematic approach to advance care planning (ACP).<h4>Design</h4>Retrospective comparison of medical record and death certificate data of adults who died over a 7-month period in 2007/08 with those of adults who died over an 11-month period in 1995/96.<h4>Setting</h4>All healthcare organizations ... Read more >>

J Am Geriatr Soc (Journal of the American Geriatrics Society)
[2010, 58(7):1249-1255]

Cited: 89 times

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Local and paravertebral block anesthesia for outpatient elective breast cancer surgery.

Nicholas J Kitowski, Jeffrey Landercasper, Jacob D Gundrum, Brooke M De Maiffe, David H Chestnut, Michael L Bottcher, Jeanne M Johnson, Rebecca L Johnson,

Most breast cancer operations in the United States are performed with the patient given general anesthesia. We retrospectively reviewed our prospective breast cancer database to determine the percentage of patients who underwent breast cancer operations with either local or paravertebral block regional anesthesia from January 1 through June 30, 2008. ... Read more >>

Arch Surg (Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960))
[2010, 145(6):592-594]

Cited: 14 times

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Comparison of left ventricle ejection fraction by echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in day to day clinical practice

Michael A Witcik, Meghana Raghavendra, Vicki L McHugh, Jacob D Gundrum, Kara J Kallies, Tim T Tissue, Marvin J Shear, Raju G Ailiani,

J Cardiovasc Magn Reson (Journal of cardiovascular magnetic resonance : official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
[2009, 11(Suppl 1):]

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Uncertainty and discordance in the staging and prognosis of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with isolated bilateral testicular involvement.

Ronald S Go, Jacob D Gundrum,

Am J Hematol (American journal of hematology)
[2009, 84(11):762-763]

Cited: 3 times

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Primary testicular diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a population-based study on the incidence, natural history, and survival comparison with primary nodal counterpart before and after the introduction of rituximab.

Jacob D Gundrum, Michelle A Mathiason, Derek B Moore, Ronald S Go,

<h4>Purpose</h4>We performed a population-based study of primary testicular diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in the United States to determine its incidence and survival trends, prognostic factors, and clinical outcome compared with males with nodal DLBCL.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database was reviewed to identify patients diagnosed between ... Read more >>

J Clin Oncol (Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology)
[2009, 27(31):5227-5232]

Cited: 47 times

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