• 2201 Citations
  • 28 Scopus h-Index
19982019
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Research Output 1998 2019

  • 2201 Citations
  • 28 Scopus h-Index
  • 116 Article
  • 3 Comment/debate
2019

Competing Risk of Death in Elderly Patients with Newly Diagnosed Stage I Breast Cancer

Wasif, N., Neville, M., Gray, R., Cronin, P. & Pockaj, B. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comorbidity
Breast Neoplasms
Estrogen Receptors
Neoplasms
Mortality
Mortality
High-Volume Hospitals
Neoplasms
Low-Volume Hospitals
Colon
Open Access
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Transplants
Kidney
Population
Mortality
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mucinous appendiceal neoplasms: classification, imaging, and HIPEC

Bartlett, D. J., Thacker, P. G., Grotz, T. E., Graham, R., Fletcher, J. G., VanBuren, W. M., Iyer, V., Fidler, J. L., Menias, C. O., Wasif, N. & Sheedy, S. P., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Abdominal Radiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appendiceal Neoplasms
Pseudomyxoma Peritonei
Mucocele
Drug Therapy
Carcinoma

Predictive factors of upstaging DCIS to invasive carcinoma in BCT vs mastectomy

Sheaffer, W. W., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N., Stucky, C. C., Cronin, P. A., Kosiorek, H. E., Basu, A., Pizzitola, V., Patel, B., Giurescu, M. E., Lorans, R., McCullough, A. E., Ocal, I. T. & Pockaj, B. A., Jan 1 2019, In : American journal of surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
Mastectomy
Carcinoma
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Ductal Carcinoma
2018
Neoplasms
Optimism
Pessimism
4 Citations (Scopus)

Choosing wisely after publication of level I evidence in breast cancer radiotherapy

Niska, J. R., Keole, S. R., Pockaj, B. A., Halyard, M. Y., Patel, S. H., Northfelt, D. W., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N., Vargas, C. E. & Wong, W. W., Feb 9 2018, In : Breast Cancer: Targets and Therapy. 10, p. 31-37 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Publications
Radiotherapy
Breast Neoplasms
Breast
Appointments and Schedules
9 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of rates and outcomes of readmission to index vs nonindex hospitals after major cancer surgery

Zafar, S. N., Shah, A. A., Channa, H., Raoof, M., Wilson, L. & Wasif, N., Aug 1 2018, In : JAMA Surgery. 153, 8, p. 719-727 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
Patient Readmission
Hospital Costs
Mortality
Odds Ratio

Delay to Colectomy and Survival for Patients Diagnosed with Colon Cancer

Bagaria, S. P., Heckman, M. G., Diehl, N. N., Parker, A. & Wasif, N., Jan 16 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Investigative Surgery. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colectomy
Colonic Neoplasms
Survival
Confidence Intervals
Proportional Hazards Models

Disparate outcomes of global emergency surgery - A matched comparison of patients in developed and under—developed healthcare settings

Shah, A. A., Zogg, C. K., Rehman, A., Latif, A., Zafar, H., Shakoor, A., Wasif, N., Chapital, A. B., Riviello, R., Ashfaq, A., Williams, M., Cornwell, E. E. & Haider, A. H., Jun 1 2018, In : American Journal of Surgery. 215, 6, p. 1029-1036 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergencies
Delivery of Health Care
Mortality
Morbidity
Policy Making
3 Citations (Scopus)
Low-Volume Hospitals
Hospital Mortality
High-Volume Hospitals
Mortality
Urinary Bladder
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of nephrectomy for retroperitoneal sarcoma on post-operative renal function

Kim, D. B., Gray, R., Li, Z., Wasif, N. & Bagaria, S. P., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 117, 3, p. 425-429 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nephrectomy
Sarcoma
Kidney
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
1 Citation (Scopus)

Factors Associated with Emergency Department Utilization and Admission in Patients with Colorectal Cancer

Weidner, T. K., Kidwell, J. T., Etzioni, D. A., Sangaralingham, L. R., van Houten, H. K., Asante, D., Jeffery, M. M., Shah, N. D. & Wasif, N., Feb 12 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Admission
Hospital Emergency Service
Colorectal Neoplasms
Logistic Models
Comorbidity
4 Citations (Scopus)

H-index and academic rank in general surgery and surgical specialties in the United States

Ashfaq, A., Kalagara, R. & Wasif, N., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 229, p. 108-113 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Specialties
Thoracic Surgery
Publications
Software
Databases
8 Citations (Scopus)

Improving long-Term outcomes for patients with extra-Abdominal soft tissue sarcoma regionalization to high-volume centers, improved compliance with guidelines or both?

Bagaria, S. P., Chang, Y. H., Gray, R. J., Ashman, J. B., Attia, S. & Wasif, N., Jan 1 2018, In : Sarcoma. 2018, 8141056.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sarcoma
Guidelines
Survival
Low-Volume Hospitals
High-Volume Hospitals
10 Citations (Scopus)

Racial and Socioeconomic Differences in the Use of High-Volume Commission on Cancer-Accredited Hospitals for Cancer Surgery in the United States

Wasif, N., Etzioni, D., Habermann, E. B., Mathur, A., Pockaj, B. A., Gray, R. J. & Chang, Y. H., Feb 15 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High-Volume Hospitals
Cancer Care Facilities
Neoplasms
Pancreatic Neoplasms
African Americans
3 Citations (Scopus)

Readmissions after complex cancer surgery: Analysis of the nationwide readmissions database

Zafar, S. N., Shah, A. A., Nembhard, C., Wilson, L. L., Habermann, E. B., Raoof, M. & Wasif, N., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Oncology Practice. 14, 6, p. e335-e345

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Odds Ratio
Databases
Neoplasms
Patient Readmission
Pancreatectomy

Regionalization of Complex Cancer Surgery: How, When, and Why?

Wasif, N. & Etzioni, D. A., Nov 2 2018, In : JAMA Network Open. 1, 7, p. e184586

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access

Robotic-assisted cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS-HIPEC)

Gabriel, E., Elli, E., Bagaria, S., Wasif, N., Grotz, T., Stauffer, J., Kasi, P. M. & Asbun, H., May 5 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Robotic Surgery. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robotics
Drug Therapy
Carcinoma
Mucocele
Omentum

The diagnostic value of splenectomy in patients without a definitive preoperative diagnosis

Hangge, P. T., Sheaffer, W. W., Neville, M., Wasif, N., Gray, R. J., Pockaj, B. A. & Stucky, C. C. H., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Splenectomy
Hematologic Neoplasms
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Therapeutics
3 Citations (Scopus)

The Volume-Outcome Relationship in Retroperitoneal Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Evidence of Improved Short- and Long-Term Outcomes at High-Volume Institutions

Bagaria, S. P., Neville, M., Gray, R. J., Gabriel, E., Ashman, J. B., Attia, S. & Wasif, N., Jan 1 2018, In : Sarcoma. 2018, 3056562.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sarcoma
Mortality
Benchmarking
Neoplasms
Administrative Personnel
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical Outcomes after Surgery for Linitis Plastica of the Stomach: Analysis of a Population Cancer Registry

Chang, J. M., Lara, K. A., Gray, R. J., Pockaj, B. A. & Wasif, N., Jan 1 2017, In : The American surgeon. 83, 1, p. 23-29 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linitis Plastica
Registries
Stomach
Adenocarcinoma
Population
4 Citations (Scopus)

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Preoperative Versus Postoperative Radiation Therapy in Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Qu, X. M., Louie, A. V., Ashman, J. & Wasif, N., Feb 1 2017, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 97, 2, p. 339-346 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cost effectiveness
Sarcoma
Cost-Benefit Analysis
radiation therapy
Radiotherapy

Discussion of: “The success of sentinel lymph node biopsy after neoadjuvant therapy: A single institution review”

Chang, J. M., Kosiorek, H. E., Wasif, N., Gray, R. J., Stucky, C. C. H., Northfelt, D. W., Anderson, K. S., McCullough, A. E., Tolgay Ocal, I. & Pockaj, B. A., Dec 1 2017, In : American Journal of Surgery. 214, 6, p. 1102-1103 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Neoadjuvant Therapy

Discussion of: “Radioactive seed localization for breast conservation surgery: Low positive margin rate with no learning curve”

Velazco, C. S., Wasif, N., Pockaj, B. A. & Gray, R. J., Dec 1 2017, In : American Journal of Surgery. 214, 6, p. 1094-1095 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Learning Curve
Seeds
Breast
2 Citations (Scopus)

Operative outcomes of conventional specimen radiography versus in-operating room specimen radiography in radioactive seed-localized segmental mastectomies

Rhee, D., Pockaj, B. A., Wasif, N., Stucky, C. C., Pizzitola, V., Giurescu, M., Patel, B., McCarthy, J. & Gray, R., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Segmental Mastectomy
Operating Rooms
Radiography
Seeds
Operative Time
5 Citations (Scopus)

Radioactive seed localization for breast conservation surgery: Low positive margin rate with no learning curve

Velazco, C. S., Wasif, N., Pockaj, B. A. & Gray, R. J., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning Curve
Seeds
Breast
Ink
Surgeons
2 Citations (Scopus)

The success of sentinel lymph node biopsy after neoadjuvant therapy: A single institution review

Chang, J. M., Kosiorek, H. E., Wasif, N., Gray, R. J., Stucky, C. C. H., Northfelt, D. W., Anderson, K. S., McCullough, A. E., Ocal, I. T. & Pockaj, B. A., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Lymph Node Excision
Breast Neoplasms
Triple Negative Breast Neoplasms
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

A Meta-Analysis of the Association Between Radiation Therapy and Survival for Surgically Resected Soft-Tissue Sarcoma

Qu, X., Lubitz, C. C., Rickard, J., Bergeron, S. G. & Wasif, N., Feb 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cancer Clinical Trials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sarcoma
Meta-Analysis
Radiotherapy
Survival
Confidence Intervals
20 Citations (Scopus)

Association of Distance Traveled for Surgery with Short- and Long-Term Cancer Outcomes

Wasif, N., Chang, Y. H., Pockaj, B. A., Gray, R. J., Mathur, A. & Etzioni, D., Apr 28 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Confidence Intervals
Neoplasms
Mortality
Odds Ratio
Colon
12 Citations (Scopus)

Contrast-Enhanced Digital Mammography in the Surgical Management of Breast Cancer

Ali-Mucheru, M., Pockaj, B. A., Patel, B., Pizzitola, V., Wasif, N., Stucky, C. C. & Gray, R., Sep 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mammography
Breast Neoplasms
Lobular Carcinoma
Ductal Carcinoma
Breast
13 Citations (Scopus)
Pseudomyxoma Peritonei
Carcinoma
Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)

How does a concurrent diagnosis of cancer influence outcomes in emergency general surgery patients?

Shah, A. A., Zafar, S. N., Ashfaq, A., Chapital, A. B., Johnson, D. J., Stucky, C. C., Pockaj, B. A., Gray, R. J., Williams, M., Cornwell, E. E., Wilson, L. L. & Wasif, N., Dec 1 2016, In : American Journal of Surgery. 212, 6, p. 1183-1193 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergencies
Neoplasms
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Length of Stay
8 Citations (Scopus)

Infectious Surgical Complications are Not Dichotomous: Characterizing Discordance Between Administrative Data and Registry Data

Etzioni, D. A., Lessow, C. L., Lucas, H. D., Merchea, A., Madura, J. A., Mahabir, R., Mishra, N., Wasif, N., Mathur, A., Chang, Y. H. H., Cima, R. R. & Habermann, E. B., Oct 17 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Registries
Information Storage and Retrieval
Surgical Wound Infection
Urinary Tract Infections
Inpatients
2 Citations (Scopus)

Is forgoing chemical venous thromboembolism prophylaxis for women undergoing breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer safe?

Zammar, S. G., Pockaj, B. A., Stucky, C. C., Wasif, N. & Gray, R. J., Dec 1 2016, In : American Journal of Surgery. 212, 6, p. 1162-1166 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Segmental Mastectomy
Venous Thromboembolism
Breast Neoplasms
Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices
Research Ethics Committees
4 Citations (Scopus)

Laparoscopic skill assessment of practicing surgeons prior to enrollment in a surgical trial of a new laparoscopic procedure

Zendejas, B., Jakub, J. W., Terando, A. M., Sarnaik, A., Ariyan, C. E., Faries, M. B., Zani, S., Neuman, H. B., Wasif, N., Farma, J. M., Averbook, B. J., Bilimoria, K. Y., Tyler, D., Brady, M. S. & Farley, D. R., Dec 7 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopy
Operative Time
Surgeons
Groin
Lymph Node Excision
44 Citations (Scopus)

Management of Recurrent Retroperitoneal Sarcoma (RPS) in the Adult: A Consensus Approach from the Trans-Atlantic RPS Working Group

Trans-Atlantic RPS Working Group, Oct 1 2016, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 23, 11, p. 3531-3540 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sarcoma
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Leiomyosarcoma
Recurrence
Clear Cell Sarcoma
4 Citations (Scopus)

Outcomes of Concurrent Breast and Gynecologic Risk Reduction Surgery

Ma, I. T., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N., Butler, K. A., Cornella, J. L., Magrina, J. F., Magtibay, P., Casey, W. J., Mahabir, R., Rebecca, A. M., Hunt, K. S. & Pockaj, B. A., Aug 31 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk Reduction Behavior
Breast
Breast Neoplasms
Gynecologic Surgical Procedures
Neoplasm Genes
10 Citations (Scopus)

Safety and Feasibility of Minimally Invasive Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection in Patients With Melanoma (SAFE-MILND): Report of a Prospective Multi-institutional Trial

Jakub, J. W., Terando, A. M., Sarnaik, A., Ariyan, C. E., Faries, M. B., Zani, S., Neuman, H. B., Wasif, N., Farma, J. M., Averbook, B. J., Bilimoria, K. Y., Grotz, T. E., Allred, J. B. J., Suman, V. J., Brady, M. S., Tyler, D., Wayne, J. D. & Nelson, H., Feb 25 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Groin
Lymph Node Excision
Melanoma
Safety
Lymph Nodes
5 Citations (Scopus)

Training high-volume melanoma surgeons to perform a novel minimally invasive inguinal lymphadenectomy: Report of a prospective multi-institutional trial

Jakub, J. W., Terando, A. M., Sarnaik, A., Ariyan, C. E., Faries, M. B., Zani, S., Neuman, H. B., Wasif, N., Farma, J. M., Averbook, B. J., Bilimoria, K. Y., Allred, J. B., Suman, V. J., Grotz, T. E., Zendejas, B., Wayne, J. D. & Tyler, D. S., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 222, 3, p. 253-260 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Groin
Lymph Node Excision
Melanoma
Operative Time
Lymph Nodes
14 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in mastectomy and reconstruction for breast cancer; a twelve year experience from a tertiary care center

Chang, J. M., Kosiorek, H. E., Dueck, A., Casey, W. J., Rebecca, A. M., Mahabir, R., Patel, S. H., Keole, S. R., Wong, W. W., Vargas, C. E., Halyard, M. Y., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N., Stucky, C. C. H. & Pockaj, B. A., Dec 1 2016, In : American Journal of Surgery. 212, 6, p. 1201-1210 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mastectomy
Tertiary Care Centers
Breast Neoplasms
Breast
Nipples
2015
95 Citations (Scopus)
Quality Improvement
Inpatients
Mortality
Hospitalization
Blood Vessels
9 Citations (Scopus)

Back to Basics: Traditional Nottingham Grade Mitotic Counts Alone are Significant in Predicting Survival in Invasive Breast Carcinoma

Chang, J. M., McCullough, A. E., Dueck, A., Kosiorek, H. E., Ocal, I. T., Lidner, T. K., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N., Northfelt, D. W., Anderson, K. S. & Pockaj, B. A., May 22 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Survival
Mitosis
Recurrence
Estrogen Receptors
3 Citations (Scopus)

Challenging a surgical dictum: results from a 10-year experience on the safety of open inguinal herniorrhaphy in patients on chronic warfarin therapy

Stucky, C. C. H., Garvey, E. M., Johnson, D. J., Chapital, A. B., Gossage, C. M., Wasif, N. & Harold, K. L., 2015, In : Hernia. 19, 1, p. 83-87 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Groin
Herniorrhaphy
Warfarin
Safety
Perioperative Period

Comparative effectiveness research for sarcoma

Wasif, N., 2015, In : Cancer Treatment and Research. 164, p. 51-65 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comparative Effectiveness Research
Sarcoma
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Quality of Life
Radiation
5 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of unaccounted risk factors on the interpretation of surgical outcomes

Etzioni, D. A., Wasif, N., Mathur, A., Habermann, E. B., Cima, R. R. & Chang, Y. H. H., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 221, 4, p. 821-827 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mortality
Risk Adjustment
Odds Ratio
Morbidity
2 Citations (Scopus)

Intraoperative laparoscopic-assisted pancreatoscopy and its role in differentiating main duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm from chronic pancreatitis

Kachaamy, T., Salah, W., Dzeletovic, I., Wasif, N., Harrison, E., Faigel, D. O. & Pannala, R., Feb 1 2015, In : Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 81, 2, p. 459-460 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatic Ductal Carcinoma
Papillary Adenocarcinoma
Digestive System Endoscopy
Mucinous Adenocarcinoma
Pancreatectomy
2 Citations (Scopus)

Is mastectomy undertreatment for low-risk breast cancers eligible for breast-conserving therapy?

Bagaria, S. P., Wasif, N., Rawal, B., McLaughlin, S. A. & Giuliano, A. E., Aug 1 2015, In : Cancer. 121, 16, p. 2705-2712 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mastectomy
Estrogen Receptors
Breast Neoplasms
Breast
Biomarkers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Multidisciplinary Shared Decision Making in the Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast

Parikh, P., Pockaj, B. A., Wasif, N., Halyard, M., Wong, W., Kosiorek, H. E., Dueck, A. & Gray, R., May 19 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
Decision Making
Breast
Radiotherapy
Recurrence
7 Citations (Scopus)

Rates of residual disease with close but negative margins in breast cancer surgery

Garvey, E. M., Senior, D. A., Pockaj, B. A., Wasif, N., Dueck, A., McCullough, A. E., Ocal, I. T. & Gray, R. J., Aug 1 2015, In : Breast. 24, 4, p. 413-417 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Mastectomy
Breast
Ink
Menopause