SCOAP Articles

 

Simianu VV, Morris AM, Varghese TK Jr, Porter MP, Henderson JA, Buchwald DS, Flum DR, Javid SH. Evaluating disparities in inpatient surgical cancer care among American Indian/Alaska Native patients. Am J Surg. 2016 Aug;212(2):297-304.

Ehlers AP, Khor S, Shonnard N, Oskouian RJ Jr, Sethi RK, Cizik AM, Lee MJ, Bederman S, Anderson PA, Dellinger EP, Flum DR. Intra-Wound Antibiotics and Infection in Spine Fusion Surgery: A Report from Washington State’s SCOAP-CERTAIN Collaborative. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Apr;17(2):179-86. doi: 10.1089/sur.2015.146. Epub 2016 Feb 2.

Colorectal Writing Group for the SCOAP-CERTAIN Collaborative, Ehlers AP, Simianu VV, Bastawrous AL, Billingham RP, Davidson GH, Fichera A, Florence MG, Menon R, Thirlby RC, Flum DR, Farjah F. Alvimopan Use, Outcomes, and Costs: A Report from the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program Comparative Effectiveness Research Translation Network Collaborative. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 May;222(5):870-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.01.051. Epub 2016 Feb 5.

Lee MJ1, Shonnard N, Farrokhi F, Martz D, Chapman J, Baker R, Hsiang J, Lee C, Gholish R, Flum D; Spine SCOAP-CERTAIN Collaborative. The Spine Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (Spine SCOAP): a surgeon-led approach to quality and safety. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Mar 1;40(5):332-41. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000750.

Nelson DW, Simianu VV, Bastawrous AL, Billingham RP, Fichera A, et al. Thromboembolic Complications and Prophylaxis Patterns in Colorectal Surgery. JAMA surgery. 2015; 150(8):712-20. NIHMSID: NIHMS707066 PMID: 26060977, PMCID: PMC4545402

Steele SR, Simianu VV, Flum DR. Misclassification of Acceptable Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Leading to Flawed Inferences and Recommendations Regarding Prevention Efforts-Reply. JAMA Surg. 2015 Oct 21:1. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.3428. [Epub ahead of print]

Hakkarainen TW, Flum DR. Selective vs Nonselective Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Anastomotic Leakage After Colorectal Surgery—Reply. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jul;150(7):686-7. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.0638.

Hakkarainen TW, Steele SR, Bastawrous A, Dellinger EP, Farrokhi E, et al. Nonsteriodal anti-inflammatory drugs and the risk for anastomotic failure: a report from Washington State’s Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (SCOAP). JAMA Surgery. 2015; 150(3):223-8. NIHMSID: NIHMS707062 PMID: 25607250 PMCID: PMC4524521

Colorectal Writing Group for the SCOAP-CERTAIN Collaborative. The impact of delaying elective resection of diverticulitis on laparoscopic conversion rate. Am J Surg. 2015 May;209(5):913-8; discussion 918-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2014.12.027. Epub 2015 Feb 25.

Kotagal M, Richards MK, Flum DR, Acierno SP, Weinsheimer RL, Goldin AB. Use and accuracy of diagnostic imaging in the evaluation of pediatric appendicitis. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Apr;50(4):642-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.09.080. Epub 2014 Dec 6.

Drake FT, Kotagal M, Simmons LE, Parr Z, Dighe MK, Flum DR. Single institution and statewide performance of ultrasound in diagnosing appendicitis in pregnancy. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2015 Apr;28(6):727-33. doi: 10.3109/14767058.2014.932344. Epub 2014 Jul 2.

Drake FT1, Flum DR. Reply to letter: “Progress in the diagnosis of appendicitis”. Ann Surg. 2015 Mar;261(3):e88-9. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000497.

Kotagal M1, Symons RG, Hirsch IB, Umpierrez GE, Dellinger EP, Farrokhi ET, Flum DR; SCOAP-CERTAIN Collaborative. Perioperative hyperglycemia and risk of adverse events among patients with and without diabetes. Ann Surg. 2015 Jan;261(1):97-103. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000688.

Drake FT, Mottey NE, Farrokhi ET, Florence MG, Johnson MG, et al. Time to appendectomy and risk of perforation in acute appendicitis. JAMA Surgery. 2014; 149(8):837-44. PMID: 24990687.

Drake FT, Alfonso R, Bhargava P, Cuevas C, Dighe MK, et al. Enteral contrast in the computed tomography diagnosis of appendicitis: comparative effectiveness in a prospective surgical cohort. Annals of surgery. 2014; 260(2):311-6. NIHMSID: NIHMS636085 PMID: 24598250, PMCID: PMC4208938

Hakkarainen TW, Dellinger EP, Evans HL, Farjah F, Farrokhi E, et al. Comparative effectiveness of skin antiseptic agents in reducing surgical site infections: a report from the Washington State Surgical Care & Outcomes Assessment Program. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2014; 218(3):336-44. NIHMSID: NIHMS551746 PMID: 24364925, PMCID: PMC4636188

Simianu VV, Bastawrous AL, Billingham RP, Farrokhi ET, Fichera A, Herzig DO, Johnson E, Steele SR, Thirlby RC, Flum DR. Addressing the Appropriateness of Elective Colon Resection for Diverticulitis: A Report From the SCOAP CERTAIN Collaborative. Ann Surg. 2014 Sep;260(3):533-9. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000894. PMID: 25115429 [PubMed – in process]

Devine EB, Capurro, D, van Eaton E, Alfonso-Cristancho R, Devlin A, Yanez N D, Yetisgen-Yildiz, M, Flum DR, Tarczy-Hornoch P,and Collaborative, CERTAIN. Preparing Electronic Clinical Data for Quality Improvement and Comparative Effectiveness Research: The SCOAP CERTAIN Automation and Validation Project. eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes). 2013 Oct; 1(1): Article 16. DOI: 10.13063/2327-9214.1025 Available at: http://repository.academyhealth.org/egems/vol1/iss1/16.

Kwon S, Thompson R, Dellinger EP, Yanez D, Farrohki E, Flum DR. Importance of Perioperative Glycemic Control in General Surgery: A report from the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program. Ann Surg. 2013 Jan; 257(1):8-14. PMID: 23235393.

Drake FT, Florence MG, Johnson MG, Jurkovich GJ, Kwon S, Schmidt Z, Thirlby RC, Flum DR; The SCOAP Collaborative. Progress in the Diagnosis of Appendicitis: A Report from Washington State’s Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program. Ann Surg. 2012 Oct; 256(4):586-94. PMID: 22964731.

The Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (SCOAP) Collaborative, Kwon S, Billingham R, Farrokhi E, Florence M, Herzig D, Horvath K, Rogers T, Steele S, Symons R, Thirlby R, Whiteford M, Flum DR. Adoption of Laparoscopy for Elective Colorectal Resection: A Report from the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Jun; 214(6):909-918.e1. PMID: 22533998.

Kwon S, Thompson R, Florence M, Maier R, McIntyre L, Rogers T, Farrokhi E, Whiteford M, Flum DR; for the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (SCOAP) Collaborative. Beta-blocker Continuation After Noncardiac Surgery: A Report From the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program. Arch Surg. 2012 May; 147(5):467-73. PMID: 22249847.

Kwon S, Morris A, Billingham R, Frankhouse J, Horvath K, Johnson M, McNevin S, Simons A, Symons R, Steele S, Thirlby R, Whiteford M, Flum DR; for the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (SCOAP) Collaborative. Routine Leak Testing in Colorectal Surgery in the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program. Arch Surg. 2012 Apr; 147(4):345-351. PMID: 22508778.

Kwon, S, Florence M, Grigas P, Horton M, Horvath K, Johnson M, Jurkovich G, Klamp W, Peterson K, Quigley T, Raum W, Rogers T, Thirlby R, Farrokhi ET, Flum DR. Creating a Learning Healthcare System in Surgery: Washington State’s Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (SCOAP) at 5 years. Surgery. 2012 Feb; 151(2):146-52. PMID: 22129638.

Kwon S, Meissner M, Symons R, Steele S, Thirlby R, Billingham R, Flum DR, Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (SCOAP) Collaborative. Perioperative Pharmacologic Prophylaxis for Venous Thromboembolism in Colorectal Surgery. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Nov; 213(5):596-603, 603.e1. PMID: 21871823.

Flum DR, Cuschieri J, Florence M, Flum DR, Jurkovich GJ, Lin P, Steele SR, Symons RG, Thirlby R. Letter Regarding Negative Appendectomy and Imaging Accuracy in the Washington State Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program. Ann Surg. 2009 Mar 18. PMID: 19300216.

The SCOAP Collaborative Writing Group. Cuschieri J, Florence M, Flum DR, Jurkovich GJ, Lin P, Steele SR, Symons RG, Thirlby R. Negative appendectomy and imaging accuracy in the Washington State Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program. Ann Surg. 2008 Oct; 248(4):557-63. PMID: 18936568.

Flum DR, Fischer N, Thompson J, Marcus-Smith M, Florence M, Pellegrini, CA. Washington State’s Approach to Variability in Surgical Processes/Outcomes: Surgical Clinical Outcomes Assessment Program (SCOAP). Surgery 2005 Nov; 138(5):821-828. PMID: 16291381.