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Medication nonadherence, mental health, opioid use, and inpatient and emergency department use in super-utilizers.

Satya Surbhi, Ilana Graetz, Jim Y Wan, Justin Gatwood, James E Bailey,

OBJECTIVES:To examine whether mental health conditions, opioid use, and medication nonadherence are associated with inpatient and emergency department (ED) use among Medicare super-utilizers from medically underserved areas. STUDY DESIGN:Retrospective panel study. METHODS:The study included Medicare super-utilizers (≥3 hospitalizations or ≥2 hospitalizations with ≥2 ED visits in 6 months) served by ... Read more >>

Am J Manag Care (The American journal of managed care)
[2020, 26(3):e98-e103]

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Elevated Serum α-Fetoprotein is Associated with Abbreviated Survival for Patients with Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma Who Undergo a Curative Resection.

James D McDonald, Shreya Gupta, Mackenzie L Shindorf, Lauren A Gamble, Samantha M Ruff, Justin Drake, Theo Heller, Jim Y Wan, Paxton V Dickson, Evan S Glazer, Jeremy L Davis, Jeremiah L Deneve, Jonathan M Hernandez,

BACKGROUND:Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma (FLC) is a rare variant of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), with most clinical data stemming from single-institution series. The variability in the literature lends support for analysis using a large national dataset. In doing so, we sought to (1) define the characteristics and outcomes of patients with FLC; ... Read more >>

Ann. Surg. Oncol. (Annals of surgical oncology)
[2020, 27(6):1900-1905]

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The effect of current and former tobacco use on outcomes after primary reverse total shoulder arthroplasty.

Jordan D Walters, L Watson George, Ryan N Walsh, Jim Y Wan, Tyler J Brolin, Frederick M Azar, Thomas W Throckmorton,

BACKGROUND:The purpose of this study was to determine the influence of current and former tobacco use on minimum 2-year clinical and radiographic outcomes after reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA). METHODS:Review of primary RTSA patient data identified 186 patients with at least 2 years of follow-up. Patients were classified as nonsmokers ... Read more >>

J Shoulder Elbow Surg (Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery)
[2020, 29(2):244-251]

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Effect of Intensive Interdisciplinary Transitional Care for High-Need, High-Cost Patients on Quality, Outcomes, and Costs: a Quasi-Experimental Study.

James E Bailey, Satya Surbhi, Jim Y Wan, Kiraat D Munshi, Teresa M Waters, Bonnie L Binkley, Michael O Ugwueke, Ilana Graetz,

BACKGROUND:Many health systems have implemented team-based programs to improve transitions from hospital to home for high-need, high-cost patients. While preliminary outcomes are promising, there is limited evidence regarding the most effective strategies. OBJECTIVE:To determine the effect of an intensive interdisciplinary transitional care program emphasizing medication adherence and rapid primary care ... Read more >>

J Gen Intern Med (Journal of General Internal Medicine)
[2019, 34(9):1815-1824]

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Resection and chemotherapy is the optimal treatment approach for patients with clinically node positive intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.

Sean P Martin, Justin Drake, Michael M Wach, Samantha M Ruff, Laurence P Diggs, Jim Y Wan, Meghan L Good, Dana A Dominguez, Reed I Ayabe, Evan S Glazer, Paxton V Dickson, Jeremy L Davis, Jeremiah L Deneve, Jonathan M Hernandez,

BACKGROUND:Clinically lymph node positive (cLNP) intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) carries a poor prognosis, without clear management guidelines for the practicing clinician. We sought to evaluate current practice patterns for cLNP ICC, including associations with survival. METHODS:The National Cancer Database was queried for patients with cLNP ICC, without extrahepatic metastases. RESULTS:We identified ... Read more >>

HPB (Oxford) (HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association)
[2020, 22(1):129-135]

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Proteomic Profiling of Exosomes Derived from Plasma of HIV-Infected Alcohol Drinkers and Cigarette Smokers.

Sunitha Kodidela, Yujie Wang, Benjamin J Patters, Yuqing Gong, Namita Sinha, Sabina Ranjit, Kelli Gerth, Sanjana Haque, Theodore Cory, Carole McArthur, Anil Kumar, Jim Y Wan, Santosh Kumar,

Abuse of alcohol and tobacco could exacerbate HIV pathogenesis by transferring materials through exosomes (small nanovesicles). Exosomes present a stable and accessible source of information concerning the health and/or disease status of patients, which can provide diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for myriad conditions. Therefore, we aimed to study the specific ... Read more >>

J Neuroimmune Pharmacol (Journal of neuroimmune pharmacology : the official journal of the Society on NeuroImmune Pharmacology)
[2019, :]

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Laparoscopic Approach to Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma is Associated with an Exacerbation of Inadequate Nodal Staging.

Sean P Martin, Justin Drake, Michael M Wach, Samantha Ruff, Laurence P Diggs, Jim Y Wan, Zachary J Brown, Reed I Ayabe, Evan S Glazer, Paxton V Dickson, Jeremy L Davis, Jeremiah L Deneve, Jonathan M Hernandez,

INTRODUCTION:Laparoscopic approach to liver resection is feasible and safe, though its utilization with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) remains poorly documented. We sought to evaluate the use laparoscopy for ICC, and to examine adherence to oncologic standards. METHODS:The National Cancer Database was queried for patients who underwent resection for ICC. Patients were ... Read more >>

Ann. Surg. Oncol. (Annals of surgical oncology)
[2019, 26(6):1851-1857]

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Comparative Effectiveness of Medication Therapy Management Eligibility Criteria Across Racial/Ethnic Groups.

Christina A Spivey, Yanru Qiao, Junling Wang, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Jim Y Wan, Samuel Dagogo-Jack, William C Cushman, Lisa E Hines, Marie A Chisholm-Burns,

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES:Previous research indicates that eligibility criteria for medication therapy management (MTM) services in Medicare prescription drug (Part D) plans, defined under the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA), are associated with racial/ethnic disparities and ineffective in identifying individuals with medication utilization issues. Our study's objective was to determine the comparative effectiveness of ... Read more >>

J Am Geriatr Soc (Journal of the American Geriatrics Society)
[2019, 67(3):581-587]

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Predictive Value Positive of MTM Eligibility Criteria under MMA and ACA in Identifying Individuals with Medication Utilization Issues.

Yanru Qiao, Christina A Spivey, Junling Wang, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Jim Y Wan, Julie Kuhle, Samuel Dagogo-Jack, William C Cushman, Marie Chisholm-Burns,

Objectives:To compare the predictive value positives (PVP) of medication therapy management eligibility criteria under the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in identifying individuals with medication utilization issues (MUI). Methods:This is a retrospective analysis of Medicare database (2012-2013). MUI were determined based on medication utilization measures related ... Read more >>

J Pharm Health Serv Res (Journal of pharmaceutical health services research: an official journal of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain)
[2018, 9(4):393-401]

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Parental history of type 2 diabetes is associated with lower resting energy expenditure in normoglycemic subjects.

Ebenezer A Nyenwe, Cherechi C Ogwo, Ibiye Owei, Jim Y Wan, Samuel Dagogo-Jack,

Objective:Resting energy expenditure (REE) is linked to obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes (T2DM). REE and T2DM are inherited traits. Therefore, we investigated the effect of parental T2DM on REE in normoglycemic subjects. Methods:Eighty-seven subjects with parental T2DM and 83 subjects without parental T2DM were matched in age, gender, ... Read more >>

BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care (BMJ open diabetes research & care)
[2018, 6(1):e000511]

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Ampullary adenocarcinoma: Defining predictors of survival and the impact of adjuvant therapy following surgical resection for stage I disease.

Zachary E Stiles, Stephen W Behrman, Jeremiah L Deneve, Evan S Glazer, Lei Dong, Jim Y Wan, Michael G Martin, Paxton V Dickson,

Outcomes and recommendations regarding adjuvant therapy (AT) for stage I ampullary adenocarcinoma (AAC) are inadequately described. We sought to determine factors associated with survival and better define the impact of AT.The NCDB was queried for stage I AAC patients undergoing resection. We evaluated variables influencing the administration of AT and ... Read more >>

J Surg Oncol (Journal of surgical oncology)
[2018, 117(7):1500-1508]

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A Randomized Trial Comparing Metered Dose Inhalers and Breath Actuated Nebulizers.

Mark A Snider, Jim Y Wan, Jonathan Jacobs, Rudy Kink, Barry Gilmore, Sandra R Arnold,

BACKGROUND:Despite little evidence for its effectiveness, the breath-actuated nebulizer (BAN) is the default albuterol delivery method in our pediatric emergency department. OBJECTIVE:We compared the clinical efficacy of BAN and the metered-dose inhaler (MDI) in treating subjects patients 2 to 17 years of age who presented with mild to moderate asthma exacerbations. ... Read more >>

J Emerg Med (The Journal of emergency medicine)
[2018, 55(1):7-14]

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The impact of unplanned conversion to an open procedure during minimally invasive pancreatectomy.

Zachary E Stiles, Paxton V Dickson, Jeremiah L Deneve, Evan S Glazer, Lei Dong, Jim Y Wan, Stephen W Behrman,

BACKGROUND:Minimally invasive pancreatic resection (MIPR) is being increasingly utilized. Outcomes for patients experiencing unplanned conversion to an open procedure during MIPR have been incompletely assessed. We sought to determine the short-term outcomes and factors associated with unplanned conversion during MIPR. METHODS:A retrospective cohort study using the American College of Surgeons ... Read more >>

J. Surg. Res. (The Journal of surgical research)
[2018, 227:168-177]

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The Effect of Opioid Use and Mental Illness on Chronic Disease Medication Adherence in Superutilizers.

Satya Surbhi, Ilana Graetz, Jim Y Wan, Justin Gatwood, James E Bailey,

Nonadherence to essential chronic medications has been identified as a potential driver of high health care costs in superutilizers of inpatient services. Few studies, however, have documented the levels of nonadherence and factors associated with nonadherence in this high-cost, vulnerable population.To examine the factors associated with nonadherence to essential chronic ... Read more >>

J Manag Care Spec Pharm (Journal of managed care & specialty pharmacy)
[2018, 24(3):198-207]

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Meeting MTM Eligibility Criteria Based on Star Ratings Compared with the Medicare Modernization Act.

Christina A Spivey, Junling Wang, Yanru Qiao, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Jim Y Wan, Julie Kuhle, Samuel Dagogo-Jack, William C Cushman, Marie Chisholm-Burns,

BACKGROUND:Previous research found racial and ethnic disparities in meeting medication therapy management (MTM) eligibility criteria implemented by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in accordance with the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA). OBJECTIVE:To examine whether alternative MTM eligibility criteria based on the CMS Part D star ratings quality evaluation ... Read more >>

J Manag Care Spec Pharm (Journal of managed care & specialty pharmacy)
[2018, 24(2):97-107]

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Clinical significance of MUC13 in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Sheema Khan, Nadeem Zafar, Shabia S Khan, Saini Setua, Stephen W Behrman, Zachary E Stiles, Murali M Yallapu, Peeyush Sahay, Hemendra Ghimire, Tomoko Ise, Satoshi Nagata, Lei Wang, Jim Y Wan, Prabhakar Pradhan, Meena Jaggi, Subhash C Chauhan,

BACKGROUND:Poor prognosis of pancreatic cancer (PanCa) is associated with lack of an effective early diagnostic biomarker. This study elucidates significance of MUC13, as a diagnostic/prognostic marker of PanCa. METHODS:MUC13 was assessed in tissues using our in-house generated anti-MUC13 mouse monoclonal antibody and analyzed for clinical correlation by immunohistochemistry, immunoblotting, RT-PCR, ... Read more >>

HPB (Oxford) (HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association)
[2018, 20(6):563-572]

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Higher Predictive Value Positive for MMA Than ACA MTM Eligibility Criteria Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities: An Observational Study.

Yanru Qiao, Christina A Spivey, Junling Wang, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Jim Y Wan, Julie Kuhle, Samuel Dagogo-Jack, William C Cushman, Marie A Chisholm-Burns,

The objective of this study was to examine positive predictive value (PPV) of medication therapy management (MTM) eligibility criteria under Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in identifying patients with medication utilization issues across racial and ethnic groups. The study analyzed Medicare data (2012-2013) for 2 213 ... Read more >>

Inquiry (Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing)
[2018, 55:46958018795749]

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Predictors and implications of unplanned conversion during minimally invasive hepatectomy: an analysis of the ACS-NSQIP database.

Zachary E Stiles, Stephen W Behrman, Evan S Glazer, Jeremiah L Deneve, Lei Dong, Jim Y Wan, Paxton V Dickson,

Minimally-invasive hepatectomy (MIH) is increasingly utilized; however, predictors and outcomes for patients requiring conversion to an open procedure have not been adequately studied.The 2014-15 ACS-NSQIP database was analyzed. Unplanned conversion was compared to successful MIH and elective open hepatectomy.Among 6918 hepatectomies, 1062 (15.4%) underwent attempted MIH: 989 laparoscopic, 73 robotic. ... Read more >>

HPB (Oxford) (HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association)
[2017, 19(11):957-965]

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Education on Patient-Ventilator Synchrony, Clinicians' Knowledge Level, and Duration of Mechanical Ventilation.

Donna Lynch-Smith, Carol Lynn Thompson, Rexann G Pickering, Jim Y Wan,

Improved recognition of patient-ventilator asynchrony may reduce duration of mechanical ventilation.To evaluate the effects of education about patient-ventilator synchrony on clinicians' level of knowledge and patients' mean duration of mechanical ventilation.A quasi-experimental 1-group pretest-posttest study was performed in a 16-bed intensive care unit. Analysis included 33 clinicians and 97 ventilator ... Read more >>

Am. J. Crit. Care (American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses)
[2016, 25(6):545-551]

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Hypomagnesemia Is Prevalent in Patients Undergoing Gynecologic Surgery by a Gynecologic Oncologist.

Michael A Ulm, Catherine H Watson, Prethi Vaddadi, Jim Y Wan, Joseph T Santoso,

OBJECTIVE:The aim of this study was to assess the incidence of and risk factors for hypomagnesemia in patients undergoing gynecologic surgery by a gynecologic oncologist. METHODS:A retrospective chart review was performed on all patients undergoing surgery for gynecologic pathology from July 2011 to July 2015 by a single surgeon. Demographic ... Read more >>

Int. J. Gynecol. Cancer (International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society)
[2016, 26(7):1320-1326]

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Recruitment methods in a clinical trial of provoked vulvodynia: Predictors of enrollment.

Candi C Bachour, Gloria A Bachmann, David C Foster, Jim Y Wan, Leslie A Rawlinson, Candace S Brown, ,

Successful recruitment in clinical trials for chronic pain conditions is challenging, especially in women with provoked vulvodynia due to reluctance in discussing pain associated with sexual intercourse. The most successful recruitment methods and the characteristics of women reached with these methods are unknown.To compare the effectiveness and efficiency of four ... Read more >>

Clin Trials (Clinical trials (London, England))
[2017, 14(1):103-108]

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Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life of Adults With Down Syndrome.

Rebecca Jermyn Graves, J Carolyn Graff, Anna J Esbensen, Donna K Hathaway, Jim Y Wan, Mona Newsome Wicks,

This study examined self- and caregiver-reported health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of 60 adults with Down syndrome (DS) using the QualityMetric Short Form-12 version 2 (SF-12v2). All HRQOL scores exceeded means and fell within one standard deviation of the SF-12v2 normative sample. Similarities between eight self- and caregiver-reported HRQOL scales ... Read more >>

Am J Intellect Dev Disabil (American journal on intellectual and developmental disabilities)
[2016, 121(4):312-326]

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Potential Health Implications of Medication Therapy Management Eligibility Criteria in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Across Racial and Ethnic Groups.

Junling Wang, Yanru Qiao, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, JoEllen Jarrett-Jamison, Christina A Spivey, Jim Y Wan, Shelley I White-Means, Samuel Dagogo-Jack, William C Cushman, Marie Chisholm-Burns,

BACKGROUND:The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act requires Part D plans to establish programs to provide medication therapy management (MTM) services starting from 2006. MTM services have been found to improve patient outcomes from pharmacotherapy, reduce emergency room visits and hospitalizations, and reduce health care costs in a cost-effective ... Read more >>

J Manag Care Spec Pharm (Journal of managed care & specialty pharmacy)
[2015, 21(11):993-1003]

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Presenting Symptoms Among Black and White Women with Provoked Vulvodynia.

Candace S Brown, Davis C Foster, Candi C Bachour, Leslie A Rawlinson, Jim Y Wan, Gloria Ann Bachmann,

The prevalence of vulvodynia has been reported to be lower in black compared to white and Latina women. Use of different terminology to describe vulvar pain symptoms may play a role in lower prevalence. The objectives were to compare pain descriptors used by black and white women with provoked vulvodynia ... Read more >>

J Womens Health (Larchmt) (Journal of women's health (2002))
[2015, 24(10):831-836]

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Analysis of Renal Functional Outcomes After Radical or Partial Nephrectomy for Renal Masses ≥7 cm Using the RENAL Score.

Ryan P Kopp, Michael A Liss, Reza Mehrazin, Song Wang, Hak J Lee, Ramzi Jabaji, Hossein S Mirheydar, Kyle Gillis, Nishant Patel, Kerrin L Palazzi, Jim Y Wan, Anthony L Patterson, Ithaar H Derweesh,

To determine if partial nephrectomy (PN) confers a renal functional benefit compared to radical nephrectomy (RN) for clinical T2 renal masses (T2RM) when adjusting for tumor complexity characterized by the RENAL nephrometry score.A 2-center study of 202 patients with T2RM undergoing RN (122) or PN (80) (median follow-up, 41.5 months). RN ... Read more >>

Urology (Urology)
[2015, 86(2):312-319]

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