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Research Output

2011

Tumor characteristics as predictors of local recurrence after treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ: A meta-analysis

Wang, S. Y., Shamliyan, T., Virnig, B. A. & Kane, R., May 1 2011, In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 127, 1, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

89 Scopus citations
2010

An evaluation of the relationship between lymph node number and staging in pT3 colon cancer using population-based data

Baxter, N. N., Ricciardi, R., Simunovic, M., Urbach, D. R. & Virnig, B. A., Jan 1 2010, In : Diseases of the colon and rectum. 53, 1, p. 65-70 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations

Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors may be protective against cardiac complications following anthracycline chemotherapy

Blaes, A. H., Gaillard, P., Peterson, B. A., Yee, D. & Virnig, B., Jul 1 2010, In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 122, 2, p. 585-590 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Are mastectomy rates really increasing in the United States?

Habermann, E. B., Abbott, A., Parsons, H. M., Virnig, B. A., Al-Refaie, W. B. & Tuttle, T. M., Jul 20 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 28, 21, p. 3437-3441 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

170 Scopus citations

Association between patient and tumor characteristics with clinical outcomes in women with ductal carcinoma in situ

Shamliyan, T., Wang, S. Y., Virnig, B. A., Tuttle, T. M. & Kane, R. L., Oct 1 2010, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute - Monographs. 41, p. 121-129 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Body mass index and major cancer surgery outcomes: Lack of association or need for alternative measurements of obesity?

Al-Refaie, W. B., Parsons, H. M., Henderson, W. G., Jensen, E. H., Tuttle, T. M., Rothenberger, D. A., Kellogg, T. A. & Virnig, B. A., Sep 1 2010, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 17, 9, p. 2264-2273 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations
17 Scopus citations

Conditional survival after surgical treatment of melanoma: An analysis of the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results database

Rueth, N. M., Groth, S. S., Tuttle, T. M., Virnig, B. A., Al-Refaie, W. B. & Habermann, E. B., Jun 1 2010, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 17, 6, p. 1662-1668 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Correlates and consequences of venous thromboembolism: The iowa women's health study

Lutsey, P. L., Virnig, B. A., Durham, S. B., Steffen, L. M., Hirsch, A. T., Jacobs, D. R. & Folsom, A. R., Aug 1 2010, In : American journal of public health. 100, 8, p. 1506-1513 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations
81 Scopus citations

Ductal carcinoma in situ: Risk factors and impact of screening

Virnig, B. A., Wang, S. Y., Shamilyan, T., Kane, R. L. & Tuttle, T. M., Oct 1 2010, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute - Monographs. 41, p. 113-116 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Ductal carcinoma in Situ of the breast: A systematic review of incidence, treatment, and outcomes

Virnig, B. A., Tuttle, T. M., Shamliyan, T. & Kane, R. L., Feb 1 2010, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 102, 3, p. 170-178 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

367 Scopus citations

Extremity soft tissue sarcoma care in the elderly: Insights into the generalizability of NCI cancer trials

Al-Refaie, W. B., Habermann, E. B., Dudeja, V., Vickers, S. M., Tuttle, T. M., Jensen, E. H. & Virnig, B. A., Jul 1 2010, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 17, 7, p. 1732-1738 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Linking the iowa women's health study cohort to medicare data: Linkage results and application to hip fracture

Virnig, B., Durham, S. B., Folsom, A. R. & Cerhan, J., Aug 1 2010, In : American journal of epidemiology. 172, 3, p. 327-333 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Major cancer surgery in the elderly: Results from the american college of surgeons national surgical quality improvement program

Al-Refaie, W. B., Parsons, H. M., Henderson, W. G., Jensen, E. H., Tuttle, T. M., Vickers, S. M., Rothenberger, D. A. & Virnig, B. A., Feb 1 2010, In : Annals of surgery. 251, 2, p. 311-318 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

85 Scopus citations

National Institutes of Health state-of-the-science conference statement: Enhancing use and quality of colorectal cancer screening

Steinwachs, D., Allen, J. D., Barlow, W. E., Paul Duncan, R., Egede, L. E., Friedman, L. S., Keating, N. L., Kim, P., Lave, J. R., LaVeist, T. A., Ness, R. B., Optican, R. J. & Virnig, B. A., May 18 2010, In : Annals of internal medicine. 152, 10, p. 663-667 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations

NIH state-of-the-science conference statement: Enhancing use and quality of colorectal cancer screening.

Steinwachs, D., Allen, J. D., Barlow, W. E., Duncan, R. P., Egede, L. E., Friedman, L. S., Keating, N. L., Kim, P., Lave, J. R., LaVeist, T. A., Ness, R. B., Optican, R. J. & Virnig, B. A., Feb 4 2010, In : Unknown Journal. 27, 1, p. 1-31 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

37 Scopus citations

Ninety-day mortality after intertrochanteric hip fracture: Does provider volume matter?

Forte, M. L., Virnig, B. A., Swiontkowski, M. F., Bhandari, M., Feldman, R., Eberly, L. E. & Kane, R. L., Apr 1 2010, In : Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A. 92, 4, p. 799-806 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Physician factors associated with discussions about end-of-life care

Keating, N. L., Landrum, M. B., Rogers, S. O., Baum, S. K., Virnig, B. A., Huskamp, H. A., Earle, C. C. & Kahn, K. L., Feb 15 2010, In : Cancer. 116, 4, p. 998-1006 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

199 Scopus citations

Provider factors associated with intramedullary nail use for intertrochanteric hip fractures

Forte, M. L., Virnig, B. A., Eberly, L. E., Swiontkowski, M. F., Feldman, R., Bhandari, M. & Kane, R. L., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A. 92, 5, p. 1105-1114 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations
33 Scopus citations

Surgery alone is adequate treatment for early stage soft tissue sarcoma of the extremity

Ai-Refeie, W. B., Habermann, E. B., Jensen, E. H., Turtle, T. M., Pisters, P. W. T. & Virnig, B. A., May 1 2010, In : British Journal of Surgery. 97, 5, p. 707-713 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations

The impact of surgery, radiation, and systemic treatment on outcomes in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ

Kane, R. L., Virnig, B. A., Shamliyan, T., Wang, S. Y., Tuttle, T. M. & Wilt, T. J., Oct 1 2010, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute - Monographs. 41, p. 130-133 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Variations in gastric cancer care: A trend beyond racial disparities

Al-Refaie, W. B., Gay, G., Virnig, B. A., Tseng, J. F., Stewart, A., Vickers, S. M., Tuttle, T. M. & Feig, B. W., Jan 15 2010, In : Cancer. 116, 2, p. 465-475 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations
2009

A critical analysis of the surgical management of early-stage gallbladder cancer in the united states

Jensen, E. H., Abraham, A., Habermann, E. B., Al-Refaie, W. B., Vickers, S. M., Virnig, B. A. & Tuttle, T. M., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 13, 4, p. 722-727 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

A matter of race: Early-versus late-stage cancer diagnosis

Virnig, B. A., Baxter, N. N., Habermann, E. B., Feldman, R. D. & Bradley, C. J., Jan 1 2009, In : Health Affairs. 28, 1, p. 160-168 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Diagnosis and management of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).

Virnig, B. A., Shamliyan, T., Tuttle, T. M., Kane, R. L. & Wilt, T. J., Sep 1 2009, In : Evidence report/technology assessment. 185, p. 1-549 549 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

29 Scopus citations

Diet and incident venous thromboembolism: The Iowa Women's Health Study

Lutsey, P. L., Steffen, L. M., Virnig, B. A. & Folsom, A. R., Jun 2009, In : American Heart Journal. 157, 6, p. 1081-1087 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Discussions with physicians about hospice among patients with metastatic lung cancer

Huskamp, H. A., Keating, N. L., Malin, J. L., Zaslavsky, A. M., Weeks, J. C., Earle, C. C., Teno, J. M., Virnig, B. A., Kahn, K. L., He, Y. & Ayanian, J. Z., May 25 2009, In : Archives of Internal Medicine. 169, 10, p. 954-962 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

93 Scopus citations

Influence of delays to nonemergent colon cancer surgery on operative mortality, disease-specific survival and overall survival

Simunovic, M., Rempel, E., Thériault, M. E., Baxter, N. N., Virnig, B. A., Meropol, N. J. & Levine, M. N., Aug 2009, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 52, 4, p. E79-E86

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Linking tumor registry and medicaid claims to evaluate cancer care delivery

Schrag, D., Virnig, B. A. & Warren, J. L., Jun 1 2009, In : Health Care Financing Review. 30, 4, p. 61-73 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Lymph node evaluation is associated with improved survival after surgery for early stage gallbladder cancer

Jensen, E. H., Abraham, A., Jarosek, S., Habermann, E. B., Al-Refaie, W. B., Vickers, S. A., Virnig, B. A. & Tuttle, T. M., Oct 1 2009, In : Surgery. 146, 4, p. 706-713 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Palliative Radiotherapy in Medicare-Certified Freestanding Hospices

Jarosek, S. L., Virnig, B. A. & Feldman, R., May 2009, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 37, 5, p. 780-787 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Patient and surgeon characteristics associated with increased use of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in patients with breast cancer

Arrington, A. K., Jarosek, S. L., Virnig, B. A., Habermann, E. B. & Tuttle, T. M., Oct 1 2009, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 16, 10, p. 2697-2704 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

167 Scopus citations

Quality of life in a prospective cohort of elderly women with and without cancer

Lazovich, D., Robien, K., Cutler, G., Virnig, B. & Sweeney, C., Sep 15 2009, In : Cancer. 115, SUPPL. 18, p. 4283-4297 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Screening mammography rate and predictors following treatment for colorectal cancer

McBean, A. M., Yu, X. & Virnig, B. A., Mar 1 2009, In : Journal of Cancer Survivorship. 3, 1, p. 12-20 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

The effects of resident and nursing home characteristics on activities of daily living

Wang, J., Kane, R. L., Eberly, L. E., Virnig, B. A. & Chang, L. H., Apr 1 2009, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 64, 4, p. 473-480 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
2008

Associating insurance status with cancer stage at diagnosis

Virnig, B. A., Mar 1 2008, In : The Lancet Oncology. 9, 3, p. 189-191 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Scopus citations

Disparate use of minimally invasive surgery in benign surgical conditions

Ricciardi, R., Selker, H. P., Baxter, N. N., Marcello, P. W., Roberts, P. L. & Virnig, B. A., Sep 1 2008, In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 22, 9, p. 1977-1986 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Does poorer familiarity with medicare translate into worse access to health care?

Morgan, R. O., Teal, C. R., Hasche, J. C., Petersen, L. A., Byrne, M. M., Paterniti, D. A. & Virnig, B. A., Nov 1 2008, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 56, 11, p. 2053-2060 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Factors and Choices Affecting the Trend Toward Increased Use of Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy

Tuttle, T. M., Habermann, E. B. & Virnig, B. A., Apr 1 2008, In : Breast Diseases. 19, 1, p. 20-21 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geographic variation in device use for intertrochanteric hip fractures

Forte, M. L., Virnig, B. A., Kane, R. L., Durham, S., Bhandari, M., Feldman, R. & Swiontkowski, M. F., Apr 2008, In : Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A. 90, 4, p. 691-699 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

In reply

Tuttle, T. M., Habermann, E. B. & Virnig, B. A., Sep 15 2008, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 26, 11, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations

Managed care enrollment and chronically disabled women with breast cancer

Habermann, E. B., Virnig, B. A., Durham, S. B. & Baxter, N. N., Aug 1 2008, In : American Journal of Managed Care. 14, 8, p. 514-520 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

National health care costs of peripheral arterial disease in the Medicare population

Hirsch, A. T., Hartman, L., Town, R. J. & Virnig, B. A., Dec 1 2008, In : Vascular Medicine. 13, 3, p. 209-215 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

207 Scopus citations

Predictors of Clostridium dificile colitis infections in hospitals

Ricciardi, R., Harriman, K., Baxter, N. N., Hartman, L. K., Town, R. J. & Virnig, B. A., Jul 1 2008, In : Epidemiology and infection. 136, 7, p. 913-921 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
10 Scopus citations

The impact of medicare coverage policies on health care utilization

Foote, S. B., Virnig, B. A., Town, R. J. & Hartman, L., Aug 1 2008, In : Health services research. 43, 4, p. 1285-1301 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations