All Publications

  1. Leeds IL, Alimi Y, Hobson DR, Efron JE, Wick EC, Haut ER, Johnston FM. Racial and Socioeconomic Differences Manifest in Process Measure Adherence for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Pathway. Dis Colon Rectum. 2017 Oct; 60(10):1092-1101. View in PubMed
  2. Lippitt MH, Fairbairn MG, Matsuno R, Stone RL, Tanner EJ, Wick EC, Angarita AC, Roche KL, Levinson KL, Bergstrom JE, Sinno AK, Curless MS, Wethington S, Temkin SM, Efron J, Hobson D, Fader AN. Outcomes Associated With a Five-Point Surgical Site Infection Prevention Bundle in Women Undergoing Surgery for Ovarian Cancer. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Oct; 130(4):756-764. View in PubMed
  3. Leeds IL, Canner JK, Efron JE, Ahuja N, Haut ER, Wick EC, Johnston FM. The independent effect of cancer on outcomes: a potential limitation of surgical risk prediction. J Surg Res. 2017 Sep 15. View in PubMed
  4. Lyu H, Xu T, Brotman D, Mayer-Blackwell B, Cooper M, Daniel M, Wick EC, Saini V, Brownlee S, Makary MA. Overtreatment in the United States. PLoS One. 2017; 12(9):e0181970. View in PubMed
  5. Sarin A, Chen LL, Wick EC. Enhanced recovery after surgery-Preoperative fasting and glucose loading-A review. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Aug 28. View in PubMed
  6. Ban KA, Gibbons MM, Ko CY, Wick EC. Surgical Technical Evidence Review for Colorectal Surgery Conducted for the AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Surgical Care and Recovery. J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Oct; 225(4):548-557.e3. View in PubMed
  7. Wick EC, Finlayson E. Frailty-Going From Measurement to Action. JAMA Surg. 2017 Aug 01; 152(8):757-758. View in PubMed
  8. Grant MC, Sommer PM, He C, Li S, Page AJ, Stone AB, Hobson D, Wick E, Wu CL. Preserved Analgesia With Reduction in Opioids Through the Use of an Acute Pain Protocol in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery for Open Hepatectomy. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2017 Jul/Aug; 42(4):451-457. View in PubMed
  9. Wick EC, Grant MC, Wu CL. Postoperative Multimodal Analgesia Pain Management With Nonopioid Analgesics and Techniques: A Review. JAMA Surg. 2017 Jul 01; 152(7):691-697. View in PubMed
  10. Hicks CW, Liu J, Yang WW, DiBrito SR, Johnson DJ, Brito A, Higgins RSD, Frank SM, Wick EC. A comprehensive Choosing Wisely quality improvement initiative reduces unnecessary transfusions in an Academic Department of Surgery. Am J Surg. 2017 Oct; 214(4):571-576. View in PubMed
  11. Cai JX, Barrow J, Parian A, Brant SR, Dudley-Brown S, Efron J, Fang S, Gearhart S, Marohn M, Safar B, Truta B, Wick E, Lazarev M. Routine Pouchoscopy Prior to Ileostomy Takedown May Not Be Necessary in Patients with Chronic Ulcerative Colitis. Dig Dis. 2017 Jun 09. View in PubMed
  12. Leeds IL, Fabrizio A, Cosgrove SE, Wick EC. Treating Wisely: The Surgeon's Role in Antibiotic Stewardship. Ann Surg. 2017 May; 265(5):871-873. View in PubMed
  13. Fabrizio AC, Grant MC, Siddiqui Z, Alimi Y, Gearhart SL, Wu C, Efron JE, Wick EC. Is enhanced recovery enough for reducing 30-d readmissions after surgery? J Surg Res. 2017 Sep; 217:45-53. View in PubMed
  14. Stone AB, Grant MC, Lau BD, Hobson DB, Streiff MB, Haut ER, Wu CL, Wick EC. Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia and Prophylactic Three Times Daily Unfractionated Heparin Within an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Pathway for Colorectal Surgery. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2017 Mar/Apr; 42(2):197-203. View in PubMed
  15. Grant MC, Yang D, Wu CL, Makary MA, Wick EC. Impact of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery and Fast Track Surgery Pathways on Healthcare-associated Infections: Results From a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Surg. 2017 Jan; 265(1):68-79. View in PubMed
  16. Wick EC, Pronovost PJ, Fader AN. Trans-surgical Disciplines Collaboration Is an Effective Strategy for Expediting Quality Improvement. Ann Surg. 2016 Dec; 264(6):915-916. View in PubMed
  17. Grant MC, Betz M, Hulse M, Zorrilla-Vaca A, Hobson D, Wick E, Wu CL. The Effect of Preoperative Pregabalin on Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting: A Meta-analysis. Anesth Analg. 2016 Nov; 123(5):1100-1107. View in PubMed
  18. Stone AB, Wu CL, Wick EC, Hobson DB, Grant MC. Enhanced Recovery Programs Increase Thoracic Epidural Opportunities for Trainees. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2016 Nov/Dec; 41(6):793-794. View in PubMed
  19. Stone AB, Leeds IL, Efron J, Wick EC. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Pathways and Resident Physicians: Barrier or Opportunity? Dis Colon Rectum. 2016 Oct; 59(10):1000-1. View in PubMed
  20. Addae JK, Gani F, Fang SY, Wick EC, Althumairi AA, Efron JE, Canner JK, Euhus DM, Schneider EB. A comparison of trends in operative approach and postoperative outcomes for colorectal cancer surgery. J Surg Res. 2017 Feb; 208:111-120. View in PubMed
  21. Leeds IL, Boss EF, George JA, Strockbine V, Wick EC, Jelin EB. Preparing enhanced recovery after surgery for implementation in pediatric populations. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Dec; 51(12):2126-2129. View in PubMed
  22. Leeds IL, Alturki H, Canner JK, Schneider EB, Efron JE, Wick EC, Gearhart SL, Safar B, Fang SH. Outcomes of abdominoperineal resection for management of anal cancer in HIV-positive patients: a national case review. World J Surg Oncol. 2016 Aug 05; 14(1):208. View in PubMed
  23. Althumairi AA, Canner JK, Gearhart SL, Safar B, Fang SH, Wick EC, Efron JE. Risk factors for wound complications after abdominoperineal excision: analysis of the ACS NSQIP database. Colorectal Dis. 2016 Jul; 18(7):O260-6. View in PubMed
  24. Gani F, Makary MA, Wick EC, Efron JE, Fang SH, Safar B, Hundt J, Pawlik TM. Bundled Payments for Surgical Colectomy Among Medicare Enrollees: Potential Savings vs the Need for Further Reform. JAMA Surg. 2016 May 18; 151(5):e160202. View in PubMed
  25. Yang D, Grant MC, Stone A, Wu CL, Wick EC. A Meta-analysis of Intraoperative Ventilation Strategies to Prevent Pulmonary Complications: Is Low Tidal Volume Alone Sufficient to Protect Healthy Lungs? Ann Surg. 2016 May; 263(5):881-7. View in PubMed
  26. Grant MC, Lee H, Page AJ, Hobson D, Wick E, Wu CL. The Effect of Preoperative Gabapentin on Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting: A Meta-Analysis. Anesth Analg. 2016 Apr; 122(4):976-85. View in PubMed
  27. Hobson DB, Saletnik L, Wick EC. Get on the fast track to patient recovery. Nurs Manage. 2016 Mar; 47(3):15-7. View in PubMed
  28. Grant MC, Kim J, Page AJ, Hobson D, Wick E, Wu CL. The Effect of Intravenous Midazolam on Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting: A Meta-Analysis. Anesth Analg. 2016 Mar; 122(3):656-63. View in PubMed
  29. Housseau F, Wu S, Wick EC, Fan H, Wu X, Llosa NJ, Smith KN, Tam A, Ganguly S, Wanyiri JW, Iyadorai T, Malik AA, Roslani AC, Vadivelu JS, Van Meerbeke S, Huso DL, Pardoll DM, Sears CL. Redundant Innate and Adaptive Sources of IL17 Production Drive Colon Tumorigenesis. Cancer Res. 2016 04 15; 76(8):2115-24. View in PubMed
  30. Page AJ, Gani F, Crowley KT, Lee KH, Grant MC, Zavadsky TL, Hobson D, Wu C, Wick EC, Pawlik TM. Patient outcomes and provider perceptions following implementation of a standardized perioperative care pathway for open liver resection. Br J Surg. 2016 Apr; 103(5):564-71. View in PubMed
  31. Stone AB, Grant MC, Pio Roda C, Hobson D, Pawlik T, Wu CL, Wick EC. Implementation Costs of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program in the United States: A Financial Model and Sensitivity Analysis Based on Experiences at a Quaternary Academic Medical Center. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Mar; 222(3):219-25. View in PubMed
  32. Althumairi AA, Canner JK, Gorin MA, Fang SH, Gearhart SL, Wick EC, Safar B, Bivalacqua TJ, Efron JE. Reduction of Costs for Pelvic Exenteration Performed by High Volume Surgeons: Analysis of the Maryland Health Service Cost Review Commission Database. Am Surg. 2016 Jan; 82(1):46-52. View in PubMed
  33. Fan CJ, Pawlik TM, Daniels T, Vernon N, Banks K, Westby P, Wick EC, Sexton JB, Makary MA. Association of Safety Culture with Surgical Site Infection Outcomes. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Feb; 222(2):122-8. View in PubMed
  34. Wu CL, Benson AR, Hobson DB, Roda CP, Demski R, Galante DJ, Page AJ, Pronovost PJ, Wick EC. Initiating an Enhanced Recovery Pathway Program: An Anesthesiology Department's Perspective. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015 Oct; 41(10):447-56. View in PubMed
  35. Xu T, Wick EC, Makary MA. Sleep deprivation and starvation in hospitalised patients: how medical care can harm patients. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 May; 25(5):311-4. View in PubMed
  36. Gould LJ, Wachter PA, Aboumatar H, Blanding RJ, Brotman DJ, Bullard J, Gilmore MM, Golden SH, Howell E, Ishii L, Lee KH, Paul MG, Rotello LC, Satin AJ, Wick EC, Winner L, Zenilman ME, Pronovost PJ. Clinical Communities at Johns Hopkins Medicine: An Emerging Approach to Quality Improvement. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015 Sep; 41(9):387-95. View in PubMed
  37. Nagarajan N, Morden A, Bischof D, King EA, Kosztowski M, Wick EC, Stein EM. The role of fiber supplementation in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Sep; 27(9):1002-10. View in PubMed
  38. Hicks CW, Wick EC, Canner JK, Black JH, Arhuidese I, Qazi U, Obeid T, Freischlag JA, Malas MB. Hospital-Level Factors Associated With Mortality After Endovascular and Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jul; 150(7):632-6. View in PubMed
  39. Wick EC, Galante DJ, Hobson DB, Benson AR, Lee KH, Berenholtz SM, Efron JE, Pronovost PJ, Wu CL. Organizational Culture Changes Result in Improvement in Patient-Centered Outcomes: Implementation of an Integrated Recovery Pathway for Surgical Patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Sep; 221(3):669-77; quiz 785-6. View in PubMed
  40. Hicks CW, Wick EC, Leeds IL, Efron JE, Gearhart SL, Safar B, Fang SH. Patient Symptomatology in Anal Dysplasia. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jun; 150(6):563-9. View in PubMed
  41. White MJ, Hazard SW, Frank SM, Boyd JS, Wick EC, Ness PM, Tobian AA. The evolution of perioperative transfusion testing and blood ordering. Anesth Analg. 2015 Jun; 120(6):1196-203. View in PubMed
  42. Johnson CH, Dejea CM, Edler D, Hoang LT, Santidrian AF, Felding BH, Ivanisevic J, Cho K, Wick EC, Hechenbleikner EM, Uritboonthai W, Goetz L, Casero RA, Pardoll DM, White JR, Patti GJ, Sears CL, Siuzdak G. Metabolism links bacterial biofilms and colon carcinogenesis. Cell Metab. 2015 Jun 02; 21(6):891-7. View in PubMed
  43. Moningi S, Walker AJ, Malayeri AA, Rosati LM, Gearhart SL, Efron JE, Wick EC, Azad NS, Armour EP, Le Y, Herman JM, Shin EJ. Analysis of fiducials implanted during EUS for patients with localized rectal cancer receiving high-dose rate endorectal brachytherapy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Mar; 81(3):765-769.e1. View in PubMed
  44. Zuckerberg GS, Scott AV, Wasey JO, Wick EC, Pawlik TM, Ness PM, Patel ND, Resar LM, Frank SM. Efficacy of education followed by computerized provider order entry with clinician decision support to reduce red blood cell utilization. Transfusion. 2015 Jul; 55(7):1628-36. View in PubMed
  45. Bennett JL, Ha CY, Efron JE, Gearhart SL, Lazarev MG, Wick EC. Optimizing perioperative Crohn's disease management: role of coordinated medical and surgical care. World J Gastroenterol. 2015 Jan 28; 21(4):1182-8. View in PubMed
  46. Hicks CW, Wick EC, Salvatori R, Ha CY. Perioperative corticosteroid management for patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 Jan; 21(1):221-8. View in PubMed
  47. Ju MH, Ko CY, Hall BL, Bosk CL, Bilimoria KY, Wick EC. A comparison of 2 surgical site infection monitoring systems. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jan; 150(1):51-7. View in PubMed
  48. Hechenbleikner EM, Hobson DB, Bennett JL, Wick EC. Implementation of surgical quality improvement: auditing tool for surgical site infection prevention practices. Dis Colon Rectum. 2015 Jan; 58(1):83-90. View in PubMed
  49. Dejea CM, Wick EC, Hechenbleikner EM, White JR, Mark Welch JL, Rossetti BJ, Peterson SN, Snesrud EC, Borisy GG, Lazarev M, Stein E, Vadivelu J, Roslani AC, Malik AA, Wanyiri JW, Goh KL, Thevambiga I, Fu K, Wan F, Llosa N, Housseau F, Romans K, Wu X, McAllister FM, Wu S, Vogelstein B, Kinzler KW, Pardoll DM, Sears CL. Microbiota organization is a distinct feature of proximal colorectal cancers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Dec 23; 111(51):18321-6. View in PubMed
  50. Page AJ, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Zavadsky T, Grant MC, Galante DJ, Wick EC, Weiss M, Makary MA, Wu CL, Pawlik TM. Enhanced recovery after surgery protocols for open hepatectomy--physiology, immunomodulation, and implementation. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Feb; 19(2):387-99. View in PubMed
  51. Lyu HG, Cooper MA, Mayer-Blackwell B, Jiam N, Hechenbleikner EM, Wick EC, Berenholtz SM, Makary MA. Medical Harm: Patient Perceptions and Follow-up Actions. J Patient Saf. 2014 Nov 13. View in PubMed
  52. Boleij A, Hechenbleikner EM, Goodwin AC, Badani R, Stein EM, Lazarev MG, Ellis B, Carroll KC, Albesiano E, Wick EC, Platz EA, Pardoll DM, Sears CL. The Bacteroides fragilis toxin gene is prevalent in the colon mucosa of colorectal cancer patients. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jan 15; 60(2):208-15. View in PubMed
  53. Leeds IL, Wick EC. Bundling for high-reliability health care. JAMA Surg. 2014 Oct; 149(10):1053. View in PubMed
  54. Hechenbleikner E, Makary M, Samarov D, Leung C, Miller JD, Deutschendorf A, Brotman DJ, Holland DE, Bowles KH, Wick EC. Decision support tool use in colorectal surgery: what is the role? J Surg Res. 2015 Mar; 194(1):69-76. View in PubMed
  55. Lucas DJ, Haut ER, Hechenbleikner EM, Wick EC, Pawlik TM. Avoiding immortal time bias in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program readmission measure. JAMA Surg. 2014 Aug; 149(8):875-7. View in PubMed
  56. Hicks CW, Rosen M, Hobson DB, Ko C, Wick EC. Improving safety and quality of care with enhanced teamwork through operating room briefings. JAMA Surg. 2014 Aug; 149(8):863-8. View in PubMed
  57. Hicks CW, Frank SM, Wasey JO, Efron J, Gearhart S, Fang S, Safar B, Makary MA, Wick EC. A novel means of assessing institutional adherence to blood transfusion guidelines. Am J Med Qual. 2015 Nov-Dec; 30(6):584-90. View in PubMed
  58. Frank SM, Wick EC, Dezern AE, Ness PM, Wasey JO, Pippa AC, Dackiw E, Resar LM. Risk-adjusted clinical outcomes in patients enrolled in a bloodless program. Transfusion. 2014 Oct; 54(10 Pt 2):2668-77. View in PubMed
  59. Leeds I, Wick EC. Establishing a successful basic science research program in colon and rectal surgery. Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2014 Jun; 27(2):58-64. View in PubMed
  60. Hicks CW, Pappou EP, Magruder JT, Gazer B, Fang S, Wick EC, Gearhart SL, Ahuja N, Efron JE. Clinicopathologic Presentation and Natural History of Anorectal Melanoma: A Case Series of 18 Patients. JAMA Surg. 2014 Jun; 149(6):608-11. View in PubMed
  61. Lamore RF, Hechenbleikner EM, Ha C, Salvatori R, Harris LH, Marohn MR, Gearhart SL, Efron JE, Wick EC. Perioperative glucocorticoid prescribing habits in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a call for standardization. JAMA Surg. 2014 May; 149(5):459-66. View in PubMed
  62. Wick EC, Rabizadeh S, Albesiano E, Wu X, Wu S, Chan J, Rhee KJ, Ortega G, Huso DL, Pardoll D, Housseau F, Sears CL. Stat3 activation in murine colitis induced by enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2014 May; 20(5):821-34. View in PubMed
  63. Hechenbleikner EM, Wick EC. Surgical readmissions: a method to the madness. JAMA Surg. 2014 Apr; 149(4):354-5. View in PubMed
  64. Monn MF, Hui X, Lau BD, Streiff M, Haut ER, Wick EC, Efron JE, Gearhart SL. Infection and venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing colorectal surgery: what is the relationship? Dis Colon Rectum. 2014 Apr; 57(4):497-505. View in PubMed
  65. Leeds IL, Wick EC, Melton GB. Does close temperature regulation affect surgical site infection rates? Adv Surg. 2014; 48:65-76. View in PubMed
  66. Wick EC, Hicks C, Bosk CL. Surgical site infection monitoring: are 2 systems better than 1? JAMA Surg. 2013 Dec; 148(12):1085-6. View in PubMed
  67. Johnston FM, Tergas AI, Bennett JL, Valero V, Morrissey CK, Fader AN, Hobson DB, Weaver SJ, Rosen MA, Wick EC. Measuring briefing and checklist compliance in surgery: a tool for quality improvement. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Nov-Dec; 29(6):491-8. View in PubMed
  68. Lee KK, Berenholtz SM, Hobson DB, Demski RJ, Yang T, Wick EC. Building a business case for colorectal surgery quality improvement. Dis Colon Rectum. 2013 Nov; 56(11):1298-303. View in PubMed
  69. Melton GB, Vogel JD, Swenson BR, Remzi FH, Rothenberger DA, Wick EC. Continuous intraoperative temperature measurement and surgical site infection risk: analysis of anesthesia information system data in 1008 colorectal procedures. Ann Surg. 2013 Oct; 258(4):606-12; discussion 612-3. View in PubMed
  70. Gleisner AL, Mogal H, Dodson R, Efron J, Gearhart S, Wick E, Lidor A, Herman JM, Pawlik TM. Nodal status, number of lymph nodes examined, and lymph node ratio: what defines prognosis after resection of colon adenocarcinoma? J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Dec; 217(6):1090-100. View in PubMed
  71. Alnasser M, Schneider EB, Gearhart SL, Wick EC, Fang SH, Haider AH, Efron JE. National disparities in laparoscopic colorectal procedures for colon cancer. Surg Endosc. 2014 Jan; 28(1):49-57. View in PubMed
  72. Hechenbleikner EM, Buckley JC, Wick EC. Surgical treatment of acquired rectourethral fistulas: our experience with posterior transrectal transsphincteric approach. Author reply. Dis Colon Rectum. 2013 Jul; 56(7):e347. View in PubMed
  73. Magruder JT, Efron JE, Wick EC, Gearhart SL. Laparoscopic rectopexy for rectal prolapse to reduce surgical-site infections and length of stay. World J Surg. 2013 May; 37(5):1110-4. View in PubMed
  74. Hechenbleikner EM, Makary MA, Samarov DV, Bennett JL, Gearhart SL, Efron JE, Wick EC. Hospital readmission by method of data collection. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jun; 216(6):1150-8. View in PubMed
  75. Dejea C, Wick E, Sears CL. Bacterial oncogenesis in the colon. Future Microbiol. 2013 Apr; 8(4):445-60. View in PubMed
  76. Lyu H, Wick EC, Housman M, Freischlag JA, Makary MA. Patient satisfaction as a possible indicator of quality surgical care. JAMA Surg. 2013 Apr; 148(4):362-7. View in PubMed
  77. Hechenbleikner EM, Buckley JC, Wick EC. Acquired rectourethral fistulas in adults: a systematic review of surgical repair techniques and outcomes. Dis Colon Rectum. 2013 Mar; 56(3):374-83. View in PubMed
  78. Hicks CW, Wick EC. Standardized quality performance metrics: beware of the pitfalls. J Surg Res. 2013 Dec; 185(2):524-5. View in PubMed
  79. Monn MF, Haut ER, Lau BD, Streiff M, Wick EC, Efron JE, Gearhart SL. Is venous thromboembolism in colorectal surgery patients preventable or inevitable? One institution's experience. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Mar; 216(3):395-401.e1. View in PubMed
  80. Bedra M, Wick E, Brotman D, Finkelstein J. Avatar-based interactive ileostomy education in hospitalized patients. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013; 190:83-5. View in PubMed
  81. Smith JA, Wild AT, Singhi A, Raman SP, Qiu H, Kumar R, Hacker-Prietz A, Hruban RH, Kamel IR, Efron J, Wick EC, Azad NS, Diaz LA, Le Y, Armour EP, Gearhart SL, Herman JM. Clinicopathologic Comparison of High-Dose-Rate Endorectal Brachytherapy versus Conventional Chemoradiotherapy in the Neoadjuvant Setting for Resectable Stages II and III Low Rectal Cancer. Int J Surg Oncol. 2012; 2012:406568. View in PubMed
  82. Wick EC, Hobson DB, Bennett JL, Demski R, Maragakis L, Gearhart SL, Efron J, Berenholtz SM, Makary MA. Implementation of a surgical comprehensive unit-based safety program to reduce surgical site infections. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Aug; 215(2):193-200. View in PubMed
  83. Makary MA, Aswani MS, Ibrahim AM, Reagan J, Wick EC, Pronovost PJ. Variation in surgical site infection monitoring and reporting by state. J Healthc Qual. 2013 Mar-Apr; 35(2):41-6. View in PubMed
  84. Wick EC, Hechenbleikner E. Ureteral injury during laparoscopic colectomy: the need for more information: Comment on "Incidence of iatrogenic ureteral injury after laparoscopic colectomy". Arch Surg. 2012 Mar; 147(3):271. View in PubMed
  85. Gearhart SL, Nathan H, Pawlik TM, Wick E, Efron J, Shore AD. Outcomes from IBD-associated and non-IBD-associated colorectal cancer: a Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results Medicare study. Dis Colon Rectum. 2012 Mar; 55(3):270-7. View in PubMed
  86. Melton GB, Kwaan MR, Hahn H, Shepela CJ, Wang JS, Wick EC. Colitides. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2011; 2011:607434. View in PubMed
  87. Wick EC, Shore AD, Hirose K, Ibrahim AM, Gearhart SL, Efron J, Weiner JP, Makary MA. Readmission rates and cost following colorectal surgery. Dis Colon Rectum. 2011 Dec; 54(12):1475-9. View in PubMed
  88. Wick EC, LeBlanc RE, Ortega G, Robinson C, Platz E, Pardoll DM, Iacobuzio-Donahue C, Sears CL. Shift from pStat6 to pStat3 predominance is associated with inflammatory bowel disease-associated dysplasia. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2012 Jul; 18(7):1267-74. View in PubMed
  89. Makary MA, Wick E, Freischlag JA. PPE, OPPE, and FPPE: complying with the new alphabet soup of credentialing. Arch Surg. 2011 Jun; 146(6):642-4. View in PubMed
  90. Wick EC, Hirose K, Shore AD, Clark JM, Gearhart SL, Efron J, Makary MA. Surgical site infections and cost in obese patients undergoing colorectal surgery. Arch Surg. 2011 Sep; 146(9):1068-72. View in PubMed
  91. Hirose K, Shore AD, Wick EC, Weiner JP, Makary MA. Pay for obesity? Pay-for-performance metrics neglect increased complication rates and cost for obese patients. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Jul; 15(7):1128-35. View in PubMed
  92. Nathan H, Shore AD, Anders RA, Wick EC, Gearhart SL, Pawlik TM. Variation in lymph node assessment after colon cancer resection: patient, surgeon, pathologist, or hospital? J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Mar; 15(3):471-9. View in PubMed
  93. Wick EC, Sears CL. Bacteroides spp. and diarrhea. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2010 Oct; 23(5):470-4. View in PubMed
  94. Maxey D, Wick EC, Gearhart S. Image of the month--quiz case. Endometriosis. Arch Surg. 2010 Mar; 145(3):305-6. View in PubMed
  95. de Campos-Lobato LF, Campos-Lobato LF, Wells B, Wick E, Pronty K, Kiran R, Remzi F, Vogel JD. Predicting organ space surgical site infection with a nomogram. J Gastrointest Surg. 2009 Nov; 13(11):1986-92. View in PubMed
  96. Wu S, Rhee KJ, Albesiano E, Rabizadeh S, Wu X, Yen HR, Huso DL, Brancati FL, Wick E, McAllister F, Housseau F, Pardoll DM, Sears CL. A human colonic commensal promotes colon tumorigenesis via activation of T helper type 17 T cell responses. Nat Med. 2009 Sep; 15(9):1016-22. View in PubMed
  97. Wick EC, Vogel JD, Church JM, Remzi F, Fazio VW. Surgical site infections in a "high outlier" institution: are colorectal surgeons to blame? Dis Colon Rectum. 2009 Mar; 52(3):374-9. View in PubMed
  98. Melton GB, Stocchi L, Wick EC, Appau KA, Fazio VW. Contemporary surgical management for ileosigmoid fistulas in Crohn's disease. J Gastrointest Surg. 2009 May; 13(5):839-45. View in PubMed
  99. Wick EC, Gibbs L, Indorf LA, Varma MG, Garcia-Aguilar J. Implementation of quality measures to reduce surgical site infection in colorectal patients. Dis Colon Rectum. 2008 Jul; 51(7):1004-9. View in PubMed
  100. Finzi L, Barbu V, Burgel PR, Mergey M, Kirkwood KS, Wick EC, Scoazec JY, Peschaud F, Paye F, Nadel JA, Housset C. MUC5AC, a gel-forming mucin accumulating in gallstone disease, is overproduced via an epidermal growth factor receptor pathway in the human gallbladder. Am J Pathol. 2006 Dec; 169(6):2031-41. View in PubMed
  101. Warne JP, Horneman HF, Wick EC, Bhargava A, Pecoraro NC, Ginsberg AB, Akana SF, Dallman MF. Comparison of superior mesenteric versus jugular venous infusions of insulin in streptozotocin-diabetic rats on the choice of caloric intake, body weight, and fat stores. Endocrinology. 2006 Nov; 147(11):5443-51. View in PubMed
  102. Wick EC, Pikios S, Grady EF, Kirkwood KS. Calcitonin gene-related peptide partially mediates nociception in acute experimental pancreatitis. Surgery. 2006 Feb; 139(2):197-201. View in PubMed
  103. Wick EC, Hoge SG, Grahn SW, Kim E, Divino LA, Grady EF, Bunnett NW, Kirkwood KS. Transient receptor potential vanilloid 1, calcitonin gene-related peptide, and substance P mediate nociception in acute pancreatitis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2006 May; 290(5):G959-69. View in PubMed
  104. Cottrell GS, Roosterman D, Marvizon JC, Song B, Wick E, Pikios S, Wong H, Berthelier C, Tang Y, Sternini C, Bunnett NW, Grady EF. Localization of calcitonin receptor-like receptor and receptor activity modifying protein 1 in enteric neurons, dorsal root ganglia, and the spinal cord of the rat. J Comp Neurol. 2005 Sep 26; 490(3):239-55. View in PubMed
  105. Day AL, Wick E, Jordan TH, Jaffray CE, Bunnett NW, Grady EF, Kirkwood KS. Neutral endopeptidase determines the severity of pancreatitis-associated lung injury. J Surg Res. 2005 Sep; 128(1):21-7. View in PubMed
  106. la Fleur SE, Wick EC, Idumalla PS, Grady EF, Bhargava A. Role of peripheral corticotropin-releasing factor and urocortin II in intestinal inflammation and motility in terminal ileum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 May 24; 102(21):7647-52. View in PubMed
  107. Hutter MM, Wick EC, Day AL, Maa J, Zerega EC, Richmond AC, Jordan TH, Grady EF, Mulvihill SJ, Bunnett NW, Kirkwood KS. Transient receptor potential vanilloid (TRPV-1) promotes neurogenic inflammation in the pancreas via activation of the neurokinin-1 receptor (NK-1R). Pancreas. 2005 Apr; 30(3):260-5. View in PubMed
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