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Surgery Group of Los Angeles Research Foundation is dedicated to the prevention and the elimination of disabling and life-threatening illnesses through clinical research and education.
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Research Publications

Himbert C, Figueiredo JC, Shibata D, et al. Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Colorectal Cancer in the ColoCare Study: Differences by Age of Onset. Cancers (Basel). 2021;13(15):3817. Published 2021 Jul 29. doi:10.3390/cancers13153817

Artinyan A, Wai C, Zhu R, et al. Predictors of lymph node metastases in patients with malignant adenomatous polyps of the colon [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jul 6]. Am J Surg. 2021;S0002-9610(21)00382-2. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2021.07.003

Garcia MM, Shen W, Zhu R, et al. Use of right colon vaginoplasty in gender affirming surgery: proposed advantages, review of technique, and outcomes [published online ahead of print, 2020 Oct 13]. Surg Endosc. 2020;10.1007/s00464-020-08078-2. doi:10.1007/s00464-020-08078-2

Nasseri Y, Cox B, Shen W, et al. Adenosquamous carcinoma: An aggressive histologic sub-type of colon cancer with poor prognosis. Am J Surg. 2021;221(3):649-653. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.07.038

Nasseri Y, Stettler I, Shen W, et al. Learning curve in robotic colorectal surgery. J Robot Surg. 2021;15(3):489-495. doi:10.1007/s11701-020-01131-1

Cohen TN, Anger JT, Shamash K, et al. Discovering the barriers to efficient robotic operating room turnover time: perceptions vs. reality. J Robot Surg. 2020;14(5):717-724. doi:10.1007/s11701-020-01045-y

Nasseri YY, Zhu R, Sutanto C, et al. Role of right hemicolectomy in patients with low-grade appendiceal mucinous adenocarcinoma. Am J Surg. 2019;218(6):1239-1243. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.07.035

Liu C, Uffenheimer M, Nasseri Y, Cohen J, Ellenhorn J. “But His Yelp Reviews Are Awful!”: Analysis of General Surgeons’ Yelp Reviews. J Med Internet Res. 2019;21(4):e11646. Published 2019 Apr 30. doi:10.2196/11646

Nasseri Y, Langenfeld SJ. Imaging for Colorectal Cancer. Surg Clin North Am. 2017;97(3):503-513. doi:10.1016/j.suc.2017.01.002

Nasseri YY, Osborne MC. Pruritus ani: diagnosis and treatment. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2013;42(4):801-813. doi:10.1016/j.gtc.2013.09.002

Nasseri Y, Ourian AJ, Waxman A, D’Angolo A, Thomson LE, Margulies DR. Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography: a novel approach for the diagnosis of cholecystitis for equivocal diagnoses after ultrasound imaging. Am Surg. 2012;78(10):1109-1113.

Kohanzadeh S, LaFrenierre S, Nasseri Y, Silberman A, Kulber D. Myositis ossificans of the forearm after yoga. Am Surg. 2012;78(8):E361-E363.

Ourian AJ, Nasseri Y, Kohanzadeh S, et al. Outreach in surgery at the undergraduate level: an opportunity to improve surgical interest among women?. Am Surg. 2011;77(10):1412-1415.

Short SS, Nasseri Y, Gangi A, Berel D, Fleshner P. Deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis increases perioperative surgical site infection in a prospective cohort of patients undergoing colorectal surgery. Am Surg. 2011;77(10):1309-1313.

Nasseri Y, Kohanzadeh S, Murrell Z, Berel D, Melmed G, Fleshner P. Phantom publications among applicants to a colorectal surgery residency program. Dis Colon Rectum. 2011;54(2):220-225. doi:10.1007/DCR.0b013e3181fb0e7a

Milanchi S, Nasseri Y, Westhout F, Murrell ZA, Fleshner PR. Does prophylactic subcutaneous heparin increase the risk of wound infection after colorectal surgery?. Am Surg. 2010;76(12):1412-1415.

Ourian AJ, Nasseri Y, Murrell Z, et al. A prospective study of the association between surgeon experience and short-term patient outcomes after colorectal surgery. Am Surg. 2010;76(10):1167-1171.

Herrera FA, Kohanzadeh S, Nasseri Y, Kansal N, Owens EL, Bodor R. Management of vascular graft infections with soft tissue flap coverage: improving limb salvage rates–a veterans affairs experience. Am Surg. 2009;75(10):877-881. doi:10.1177/000313480907501003

Nasseri Y, Melmed G, Wang HL, Targan S, Fleshner P. Rigorous histopathological assessment of the colectomy specimen in patients with inflammatory bowel disease unclassified does not predict outcome after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010;105(1):155-161. doi:10.1038/ajg.2009.510

Milanchi S, Nasseri Y, Kidner T, Fleshner P. Wound infection after ileostomy closure can be eliminated by circumferential subcuticular wound approximation. Dis Colon Rectum. 2009;52(3):469-474. doi:10.1007/DCR.0b013e31819acc90