Sandy H Fang

Assistant Professor

20042019
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2019
Colectomy
Ulcerative Colitis
Emergencies
Quality Improvement
Mortality
Rectal Neoplasms
Survival
Neoplasms
Quality of Health Care
Survival Analysis

Sequential short-course radiation therapy and chemotherapy in the neoadjuvant treatment of rectal adenocarcinoma

Jia, A. Y., Narang, A., Safar, B., Zaheer, A., Murphy, A., Azad, N., Gearhart, S. L., Fang, S. H., Efron, J., Warczynski, T., Hacker-Prietz, A. & Meyer, J., Aug 19 2019, In : Radiation Oncology. 14, 1, 147.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Adenocarcinoma
Radiotherapy
Drug Therapy
oxaliplatin

The Impact of Imatinib on Survival and Treatment Trends for Small Bowel and Colorectal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Almaazmi, H., Stem, M., Lo, B. D., Taylor, J. P., Fang, S. H., Safar, B., Efron, J. & Atallah, C., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Colorectal Neoplasms
Survival
Therapeutics
Imatinib Mesylate

Treatment Strategies and Survival Trends for Anorectal Melanoma: Is it Time for a Change?

Taylor, J. P., Stem, M., Yu, D., Chen, S. Y., Fang, S. H., Gearhart, S. L., Safar, B. & Efron, J., Jan 1 2019, In : World journal of surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunotherapy
Melanoma
Survival
Therapeutics
Medicare
2018
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Polyps
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
Morbidity
Surgical Wound Infection
Propensity Score
Colectomy
Intestinal Obstruction

Low Incidence of Dysplasia and Colorectal Cancer Observed among Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients with Prolonged Colonic Diversion

Bettner, W., Rizzo, A., Brant, S., Dudley-Brown, S., Efron, J., Fang, S. H., Gearhart, S. L., Marohn, M., Parian, A., Kherad Pezhouh, M., Melia, J., Safar, B., Truta, B., Wick, E. & Lazarev, M., Apr 23 2018, In : Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. 24, 5, p. 1092-1098 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Colorectal Neoplasms
Incidence
Ulcerative Colitis
Crohn Disease

Management of advanced adenocarcinoma in Indiana Pouch urinary diversion

Bell, M. A., Wright, E. J., Fang, S. H., Johnson, M. & Sopko, N. A., Mar 1 2018, In : Urology Case Reports. 17, p. 53-55 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urinary Diversion
Adenocarcinoma
Cystectomy
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms

Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer

Leeds, I. L. & Fang, S. H., Aug 1 2018, In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 61, 8, p. 883-886 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasm Invasiveness
Patient Care Management
Neoadjuvant Therapy
X Ray Computed Tomography
Neoplasm Staging

Predicting the Risk of Readmission From Dehydration After Ileostomy Formation: The Dehydration Readmission After Ileostomy Prediction Score

Chen, S. Y., Stem, M., Cerullo, M., Canner, J. K., Gearhart, S. L., Safar, B., Fang, S. H. & Efron, J., Dec 1 2018, In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 61, 12, p. 1410-1417 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ileostomy
Dehydration
Quality Improvement
Area Under Curve
International Classification of Diseases

The Safety of Outpatient Stoma Closure: on the Verge of a Paradigm Shift?

Taylor, J. P., Stem, M., Chen, S. Y., Yu, D., Fang, S. H., Gearhart, S. L., Safar, B. & Efron, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Outpatients
Safety
Ostomy
Patient Discharge
Quality Improvement
2017

A comparison of trends in operative approach and postoperative outcomes for colorectal cancer surgery

Addae, J. K., Gani, F., Fang, S. H., Wick, E. C., Althumairi, A. A., Efron, J., Canner, J. K., Euhus, D. M. & Schneider, E. B., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 208, p. 111-120 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorectal Surgery
Robotics
Colorectal Neoplasms
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Length of Stay

Early Surgical Intervention for Acute Ulcerative Colitis Is Associated with Improved Postoperative Outcomes

Leeds, I. L., Truta, B., Parian, A., Chen, S. Y., Efron, J., Gearhart, S. L., Safar, B. & Fang, S. H., Aug 17 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ulcerative Colitis
Colectomy
Length of Stay
Hospitalization
Costs and Cost Analysis
Surgical Instruments
Cicatrix
Neoplasms
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Colorectal Neoplasms
Colectomy
Colonoscopy
Colitis

Postoperative complications following intraoperative radiotherapy in abdominopelvic malignancy: A single institution analysis of 113 consecutive patients

Abdelfatah, E., Page, A., Sacks, J. M., Pierorazio, P. M., Bivalacqua, T., Efron, J., Terezakis, S. A., Gearhart, S. L., Fang, S. H., Safar, B., Pawlik, T. M., Armour, E., Hacker-Prietz, A., Herman, J. & Ahuja, N., Jun 1 2017, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 115, 7, p. 883-890 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiotherapy
Neoplasms
Research Ethics Committees
Brachytherapy
Sarcoma

Prognostic and Predictive Clinicopathologic Factors of Squamous Anal Canal Cancer in HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Patients: Does HAART Influence Outcomes?

Pappou, E. P., Magruder, J. T., Fu, T., Hicks, C., Herman, J. M., Fang, S. H., Wick, E. C., Safar, B., Gearhart, S. L. & Efron, J., Sep 25 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : World Journal of Surgery. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anus Neoplasms
Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
Anal Canal
HIV
Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Routine Pouchoscopy Prior to Ileostomy Takedown May Not Be Necessary in Patients with Chronic Ulcerative Colitis

Cai, J. X., Barrow, J., Parian, A., Brant, S. R., Dudley-Brown, S., Efron, J., Fang, S. H., Gearhart, S. L., Marohn, M., Safar, B., Truta, B., Wick, E. & Lazarev, M., Jun 9 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Digestive Diseases.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ileostomy
Ulcerative Colitis
Colonic Pouches
Pouchitis
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

The Effect of Frailty Index on Early Outcomes after Combined Colorectal and Liver Resections

Chen, S. Y., Stem, M., Cerullo, M., Gearhart, S. L., Safar, B., Fang, S. H., Weiss, M. J., He, J. & Efron, J., Dec 5 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liver
Morbidity
Hepatectomy
Rectum
Colon
2016

Bundled payments for surgical colectomy among medicare enrollees: Potential savings vs the need for further reform

Gani, F., Makary, M. A., Wick, E. C., Efron, J., Fang, S. H., Safar, B., Hundt, J. & Pawlik, T. M., May 1 2016, In : JAMA Surgery. 151, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colectomy
Medicare
Hospital Costs
Length of Stay
Diagnosis-Related Groups

Outcomes of abdominoperineal resection for management of anal cancer in HIV-positive patients: A national case review

Leeds, I. L., Alturki, H., Canner, J. K., Schneider, E. B., Efron, J., Wick, E. C., Gearhart, S. L., Safar, B. & Fang, S. H., Aug 5 2016, In : World Journal of Surgical Oncology. 14, 1, 208.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anus Neoplasms
HIV
Length of Stay
Costs and Cost Analysis
Hospitalization
Pelvic Exenteration
Health Care Costs
High-Volume Hospitals
Health Services
Databases

Risk factors for wound complications after abdominoperineal excision: analysis of the ACS NSQIP database

Althumairi, A. A., Canner, J. K., Gearhart, S. L., Safar, B., Fang, S. H., Wick, E. C. & Efron, J., Jul 1 2016, In : Colorectal Disease. 18, 7, p. O260-O266

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Databases
Wounds and Injuries
Surgical Wound Infection
Operating Rooms
2015

A Novel Means of Assessing Institutional Adherence to Blood Transfusion Guidelines

Hicks, C., Frank, S. M., Wasey, J. O., Efron, J., Gearhart, S. L., Fang, S. H., Safar, B., Makary, M. A. & Wick, E. C., Nov 1 2015, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 30, 6, p. 584-590 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guideline Adherence
Quality Improvement
Blood Transfusion
Guidelines
Health Facility Size

Emergency department presentation, admission, and surgical intervention for colonic diverticulitis in the United States

Schneider, E. B., Singh, A., Sung, J., Hassid, B., Selvarajah, S., Fang, S. H., Efron, J. & Lidor, A. O., Aug 1 2015, In : American Journal of Surgery. 210, 2, p. 404-407 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colonic Diverticulitis
Hospital Emergency Service
Diverticulitis
Inpatients
Odds Ratio

Gastrointestinal perforation

Nassour, I. & Fang, S. H., Feb 1 2015, In : JAMA Surgery. 150, 2, p. 177-178 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intestinal Perforation
Intestinal Obstruction
Colonic Neoplasms
Stents
Adenocarcinoma

Patient symptomatology in anal dysplasia

Hicks, C., Wick, E. C., Leeds, I. L., Efron, J., Gearhart, S. L., Safar, B. & Fang, S. H., Jun 1 2015, In : JAMA Surgery. 150, 6, p. 563-569 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pain
Odds Ratio
Biopsy
Physical Examination
HIV
2014

Clinicopathologic presentation and natural history of anorectal melanoma: A case series of 18 patients

Hicks, C., Pappou, E. P., Magruder, J. T., Gazer, B., Fang, S. H., Wick, E. C., Gearhart, S. L., Ahuja, N. & Efron, J., 2014, In : JAMA Surgery. 149, 6, p. 608-611 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Delayed Diagnosis
Natural History
Survival
Mortality

Dilemma of stage II colon cancer and decision making for adjuvant chemotherapy

Fang, S. H., Efron, J., Berho, M. E. & Wexner, S. D., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 219, 5, p. 1056-1069 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Decision Support Techniques
Colectomy
Neoplasm Staging
Adjuvant Chemotherapy

National disparities in laparoscopic colorectal procedures for colon cancer

AlNasser, M., Schneider, E. B., Gearhart, S. L., Wick, E. C., Fang, S. H., Haider, A. H. & Efron, J., Jan 2014, In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 28, 1, p. 49-57 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colonic Neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
Laparoscopy
Insurance Coverage
International Classification of Diseases
2012

Is the Abdominal Repair of Rectal Prolapse Safer than Perineal Repair in the Highest Risk Patients? An NSQIP Analysis

Fang, S. H., Cromwell, J. W., Wilkins, K. B., Eisenstat, T. E., Notaro, J. R., Alva, S., Bustami, R. & Chinn, B. T., Nov 2012, In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 55, 11, p. 1167-1172 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rectal Prolapse
Mortality
Information Storage and Retrieval
Quality Improvement
Hospital Mortality
2011

Parathyroid cancer.

Fang, S. H. & Lal, G., Mar 2011, In : Endocrine Practice. 17 Suppl 1, p. 36-43 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parathyroid Neoplasms
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Hypercalcemia
Neoplasms
Germ-Line Mutation
2010

Expansion of a cell population expressing stem cell markers in parathyroid glands from patients with hyperparathyroidism

Fang, S. H., Guidroz, J. A., O'Malley, Y., Lal, G., Sugg, S. L., Howe, J. R., Jensen, C. S. & Weigel, R. J., Jan 2010, In : Annals of Surgery. 251, 1, p. 107-113 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parathyroid Glands
Hyperparathyroidism
Stem Cells
Immunohistochemistry
Flow Cytometry
2009

GATA-3 as a Marker of Hormone Response in Breast Cancer

Fang, S. H., Chen, Y. & Weigel, R. J., Dec 2009, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 157, 2, p. 290-295 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Mammary Glands
Hormones
Breast Neoplasms
Transcriptome
Estrogen Receptors
2006

Surgical excision combined with autologous whole tumor cell vaccination is an effective therapy for murine neuroblastoma

Ohashi, K., Kobayashi, G., Fang, S. H., Zhu, X., Antonia, S. J., Krieg, A. M. & Sandler, A. D., Aug 2006, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 41, 8, p. 1361-1368 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuroblastoma
Vaccination
Neoplasms
Cancer Vaccines
Therapeutics
2004

Preoperative risk factors for postoperative Staphylococcus aureus nosocomial infections.

Fang, S. H., Skeete, D. & Cullen, J. J., 2004, In : Surgical technology international. 13, p. 35-38 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross Infection
Staphylococcus aureus
Nose
Surgical Wound Infection
Mupirocin