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  1. Hughes K, Olufajo OA, White K, Roby DH, Fryer CS, Wright JL, Sehgal NJ. The Relationship Between Peripheral Arterial Disease Severity and Socioeconomic Status. Ann Vasc Surg. 2023 May; 92:33-41. View in PubMed
  2. Gaskin A, Willacy R, Burgess R, Caldwell K, Olufajo OA, McKenzie S. The Role of Body Mass Index and Hypoalbuminemia on Postoperative Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2023; 32(2):114-117. View in PubMed
  3. Hughes K, Olufajo OA, White K, Roby DH, Fryer CS, Wright JL, Sehgal NJ. The influence of socioeconomic status on outcomes of lower extremity arterial reconstruction. J Vasc Surg. 2022 01; 75(1):168-176. View in PubMed
  4. Zeineddin S, Zeineddin A, Jain A, Olufajo OA, Koolaee S, Cornwell EE, Williams M. Disfiguring Firearm Injuries in Children in the United States. Am Surg. 2023 May; 89(5):2070-2072. View in PubMed
  5. Olufajo OA, Williams M, Ahuja G, Okereke NK, Zeineddin A, Hughes K, Cooper Z, Cornwell EE. Patterns and Trends of Gun Violence Against Women in the United States. Ann Surg. 2021 06 01; 273(6):1115-1119. View in PubMed
  6. Bezzini DR, Washington GN, Abiodun O, Olufajo OA, Jones I, Butts DM, Ortega G, Paul H. The Potential Impact of Plastic Surgery Expertise on Body Contouring Procedure Outcomes. Aesthet Surg J. 2021 01 01; 41(1):47-55. View in PubMed
  7. Olufajo OA, Wilson A, Zeineddin A, Williams M, Aziz S. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Among Older Adults: Patterns, Outcomes, and Trends. J Surg Res. 2021 02; 258:345-351. View in PubMed
  8. Ferguson DH, Smith CG, Olufajo OA, Zeineddin A, Williams M. Risk Factors Associated With Adverse Outcomes After Ventral Hernia Repair With Component Separation. J Surg Res. 2021 02; 258:299-306. View in PubMed
  9. Zeineddin A, Williams M, Nonez H, Nizam W, Olufajo OA, Ortega G, Haider A, Cornwell EE. Gunshot Injuries in American Trauma Centers: Analysis of the Lethality of Multiple Gunshot Wounds. Am Surg. 2021 Jan; 87(1):39-44. View in PubMed
  10. Williams M, Olufajo OA, Cornwell EE. Response regarding: Trends in Firearm Injuries Among Children and Teenagers in the United States. J Surg Res. 2021 01; 257:142-143. View in PubMed
  11. Olufajo OA, Wilson A, Yehayes B, Zeineddin A, Cornwell EE, Williams M. Trends in the Surgical Management and Outcomes of Complicated Peptic Ulcer Disease. Am Surg. 2020 Jul; 86(7):856-864. View in PubMed
  12. Ramdath A, Zeineddin A, Nizam W, Kearse L, Olufajo OA, Williams M. Outcomes after Cholecystectomy in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease: Does Acuity of Presentation Play a Role? J Am Coll Surg. 2020 06; 230(6):1020-1024. View in PubMed
  13. Cioci AC, Parreco JP, Lindenmaier LB, Olufajo OA, Namias N, Askari R, DeRosa L, Rattan R. Readmission for infection after blunt splenic injury: A national comparison of management techniques. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 03; 88(3):390-395. View in PubMed
  14. Ahuja G, Taghipour DJ, Olufajo OA, Davis BC, Shokrani B, Bond WR. A Rare De Novo Myoepithelial Carcinoma Ex Pleomorphic Adenoma in a Young Woman. Case Rep Otolaryngol. 2020; 2020:8325374. View in PubMed
  15. Willacy RA, Olufajo OA, Esdaille CJ, Raja HM, Wilson RH. The Role of Body Mass Index in Perioperative Complications Among Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2020; 29(4):205-208. View in PubMed
  16. Jundoria AK, Grant B, Olufajo OA, De La Cruz E, Metcalfe D, Williams M, Cornwell EE, Hughes K. Assessment of the "Weekend Effect" in Lower Extremity Vascular Trauma. Ann Vasc Surg. 2020 Jul; 66:233-241.e4. View in PubMed
  17. Onyeakusi NE, Mukhtar F, Gbadamosi SO, Oshunbade A, Adejumo AC, Olufajo O, Owoh J. Cancer-Related Pain Is an Independent Predictor of In-Hospital Opioid Overdose: A Propensity-Matched Analysis. Pain Med. 2019 12 01; 20(12):2552-2561. View in PubMed
  18. Shamim AA, Zeineddin S, Zeineddin A, Olufajo OA, Mathelier GO, Cornwell Iii EE, Fullum T, Tran D. Are we doing too many non-therapeutic laparotomies in trauma? An analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank. Surg Endosc. 2020 09; 34(9):4072-4078. View in PubMed
  19. Olufajo OA, Zeineddin A, Nonez H, Okorie NC, De La Cruz E, Cornwell EE, Williams M. Trends in Firearm Injuries Among Children and Teenagers in the United States. J Surg Res. 2020 01; 245:529-536. View in PubMed
  20. Onyeakusi NE, Gbadamosi SO, Mukhtar F, Orji C, Ugwuowo U, Igbeta O, Adejumo A, Akanbi O, Olufajo OA. Association between long-term NSAID use and opioid abuse among patients with breast cancer. Cancer Treat Res Commun. 2019; 21:100156. View in PubMed
  21. Rangel EL, Rios-Diaz AJ, Uyeda JW, Castillo-Angeles M, Cooper Z, Olufajo OA, Salim A, Sodickson AD. Sarcopenia as a tool for preoperative decision-making. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 02; 86(2):377-379. View in PubMed
  22. Nunez MF, Ortega G, Souza Mota LG, Olufajo OA, Altema DW, Fullum TM, Tran D. Socioeconomic disparities in the complexity of hernias evaluated at Emergency Departments across the United States. Am J Surg. 2019 09; 218(3):551-559. View in PubMed
  23. Metcalfe D, Rios Diaz AJ, Olufajo OA, Massa MS, Ketelaar NA, Flottorp SA, Perry DC. Impact of public release of performance data on the behaviour of healthcare consumers and providers. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 09 06; 9:CD004538. View in PubMed
  24. Yorkgitis BK, Olufajo OA, Gurien LA, Kelly E, Salim A, Askari R. Risk factors for prolonged need for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes in adult trauma patients: Experience of a level 1 trauma. Surgery. 2018 12; 164(6):1259-1262. View in PubMed
  25. Metcalfe D, Castillo-Angeles M, Olufajo OA, Rios-Diaz AJ, Salim A, Haider AH, Havens JM. Failure to rescue and disparities in emergency general surgery. J Surg Res. 2018 11; 231:62-68. View in PubMed
  26. Andrade EG, Olufajo OA, Drew EL, Bochicchio GV, Punch LJ. Blunt splenic injury during colonoscopy: Is it as rare as we think? Am J Surg. 2018 06; 215(6):1042-1045. View in PubMed
  27. Havens JM, Columbus AB, Seshadri AJ, Olufajo OA, Mogensen KM, Rawn JD, Salim A, Christopher KB. Malnutrition at Intensive Care Unit Admission Predicts Mortality in Emergency General Surgery Patients. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2018 Jan; 42(1):156-163. View in PubMed
  28. Rangel EL, Rios-Diaz AJ, Uyeda JW, Castillo-Angeles M, Cooper Z, Olufajo OA, Salim A, Sodickson AD. Sarcopenia increases risk of long-term mortality in elderly patients undergoing emergency abdominal surgery. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 12; 83(6):1179-1186. View in PubMed
  29. Yorkgitis BK, Olufajo OA, Metcalfe D, Reznor G, Havens JM, Cooper Z, Salim A. Do Transferred Patients Increase the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Trauma Centers? Am Surg. 2017 Nov 01; 83(11):1241-1245. View in PubMed
  30. Zogg CK, Olufajo OA, Jiang W, Bystricky A, Scott JW, Shafi S, Havens JM, Salim A, Schoenfeld AJ, Haider AH. The Need to Consider Longer-term Outcomes of Care: Racial/Ethnic Disparities Among Adult and Older Adult Emergency General Surgery Patients at 30, 90, and 180 Days. Ann Surg. 2017 07; 266(1):66-75. View in PubMed
  31. Freitas G, Olufajo OA, Hammouda K, Lin E, Cooper Z, Havens JM, Askari R, Salim A. Erratum to "Postdischarge complications following nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury" [Am J Surg 211 (4) (2016) 744-749]. Am J Surg. 2018 07; 216(1):186-187. View in PubMed
  32. Zogg CK, Scott JW, Metcalfe D, Seshadri AJ, Tsai TC, Davis WA, Rose JA, Olufajo OA, Zafar SN, Salim A, Haider AH. The Association Between Medicare Eligibility and Gains in Access to Rehabilitative Care: A National Regression Discontinuity Assessment of Patients Ages 64 Versus 65 Years. Ann Surg. 2017 Apr; 265(4):734-742. View in PubMed
  33. Rios-Diaz AJ, Olufajo OA, Stinebring J, Endicott S, McKown BT, Metcalfe D, Zogg CK, Salim A. Hospital characteristics associated with increased conversion rates among organ donors in New England. Am J Surg. 2017 Oct; 214(4):757-761. View in PubMed
  34. Havens JM, Olufajo OA, Tsai TC, Jiang W, Columbus AB, Nitzschke SL, Cooper Z, Salim A. Hospital Factors Associated With Care Discontinuity Following Emergency General Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2017 03 01; 152(3):242-249. View in PubMed
  35. Olufajo OA, Adler JT, Yeh H, Zeliadt SB, Hernandez RA, Tullius SG, Backhus L, Salim A. Disparities in kidney transplantation across the United States: Does residential segregation play a role? Am J Surg. 2017 Apr; 213(4):656-661. View in PubMed
  36. Zogg CK, Payró Chew F, Scott JW, Wolf LL, Tsai TC, Najjar P, Olufajo OA, Schneider EB, Haut ER, Haider AH, Canner JK. Implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Insurance Coverage and Rehabilitation Use Among Young Adult Trauma Patients. JAMA Surg. 2016 12 21; 151(12):e163609. View in PubMed
  37. Bohnen JD, Chang DC, Ramly EP, Olufajo OA, Le RT, Kaafarani HM, Yeh DD, King DR, Fagenholz PJ, Butler KL, Askari R, Salim A, Velmahos GC, de Moya M. Low baseline (pre-injury) blood pressure predicts inpatient mortality in elderly trauma patients: A bi-institutional study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 12; 81(6):1142-1149. View in PubMed
  38. Rios-Diaz AJ, Metcalfe D, Olufajo OA, Zogg CK, Yorkgitis B, Singh M, Haider AH, Salim A. Geographic Distribution of Trauma Burden, Mortality, and Services in the United States: Does Availability Correspond to Patient Need? J Am Coll Surg. 2016 12; 223(6):764-773.e2. View in PubMed
  39. Olufajo OA, Reznor G, Lipsitz SR, Cooper ZR, Haider AH, Salim A, Rangel EL. Preoperative assessment of surgical risk: creation of a scoring tool to estimate 1-year mortality after emergency abdominal surgery in the elderly patient. Am J Surg. 2017 Apr; 213(4):771-777.e1. View in PubMed
  40. Olufajo OA, Salim A. Does the Computed Tomographic Scan Tell the Whole Story for Cervical Spine Clearance? JAMA Surg. 2016 09 01; 151(9):813-4. View in PubMed
  41. Havens JM, Columbus AB, Olufajo OA, Askari R, Salim A, Christopher KB. Association of Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Score With Mortality in Emergency General Surgery Patients. JAMA Surg. 2016 07 20; 151(7):e160789. View in PubMed
  42. Rios-Diaz AJ, Lin E, Williams K, Jiang W, Patel V, Shimizu N, Metcalfe D, Olufajo OA, Cooper Z, Havens J, Salim A, Askari R. The obesity paradox in patients with severe soft tissue infections. Am J Surg. 2017 Sep; 214(3):385-389. View in PubMed
  43. Olufajo OA, Yorkgitis BK, Cooper Z, Rios-Diaz A, Metcalfe D, Havens JM, Kelly E, Haider AH, Gates JD, Salim A. How long should we fear? Long-term risk of venous thromboembolism in patients with traumatic brain injury. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 07; 81(1):71-8. View in PubMed
  44. Peetz AB, Brat GA, Rydingsward J, Askari R, Olufajo OA, Elias KM, Mogensen KM, Lesage JL, Horkan CM, Salim A, Christopher KB. Functional status, age, and long-term survival after trauma. Surgery. 2016 09; 160(3):762-70. View in PubMed
  45. Scott JW, Olufajo OA, Brat GA, Rose JA, Zogg CK, Haider AH, Salim A, Havens JM. Use of National Burden to Define Operative Emergency General Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2016 06 15; 151(6):e160480. View in PubMed
  46. Metcalfe D, Olufajo OA, Zogg CK, Gates JD, Weaver MJ, Harris MB, Rios-Diaz AJ, Haider AH, Salim A. Are Older Adults With Hip Fractures Disadvantaged in Level 1 Trauma Centers? Med Care. 2016 06; 54(6):616-22. View in PubMed
  47. Metcalfe D, Olufajo OA, Zogg CK, Rios-Diaz A, Harris M, Weaver MJ, Haider AH, Salim A. Unplanned 30-day readmissions in orthopaedic trauma. Injury. 2016 Aug; 47(8):1794-7. View in PubMed
  48. Rios-Diaz AJ, Metcalfe D, Singh M, Zogg CK, Olufajo OA, Ramos MS, Caterson EJ, Talbot SG. Inequalities in Specialist Hand Surgeon Distribution across the United States. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 May; 137(5):1516-1522. View in PubMed
  49. Metcalfe D, Salim A, Olufajo O, Gabbe B, Zogg C, Harris MB, Perry DC, Costa ML. Hospital case volume and outcomes for proximal femoral fractures in the USA: an observational study. BMJ Open. 2016 Apr 07; 6(4):e010743. View in PubMed
  50. Havens JM, Olufajo OA, Cooper ZR, Haider AH, Shah AA, Salim A. Defining Rates and Risk Factors for Readmissions Following Emergency General Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2016 Apr; 151(4):330-6. View in PubMed
  51. Metcalfe D, Davis WA, Olufajo OA, Rios-Diaz AJ, Chaudhary MA, Harris MB, Zogg CK, Weaver MJ, Salim A. Access to post-discharge inpatient care after lower limb trauma. J Surg Res. 2016 06 01; 203(1):140-4. View in PubMed
  52. Olufajo OA, Tulebaev S, Javedan H, Gates J, Wang J, Duarte M, Kelly E, Lilley E, Salim A, Cooper Z. Integrating Geriatric Consults into Routine Care of Older Trauma Patients: One-Year Experience of a Level I Trauma Center. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 06; 222(6):1029-35. View in PubMed
  53. Olufajo OA, Metcalfe D, Rios-Diaz A, Lilley E, Havens JM, Kelly E, Weissman JS, Haider AH, Salim A, Cooper Z. Does Hospital Experience Rather than Volume Improve Outcomes in Geriatric Trauma Patients? J Am Coll Surg. 2016 07; 223(1):32-40.e1. View in PubMed
  54. Olufajo OA, Rios-Diaz A, Peetz AB, Williams KJ, Havens JM, Cooper ZR, Gates JD, Haider AH, Salim A, Askari R. Comparing Readmissions and Infectious Complications of Blunt Splenic Injuries Using a Statewide Database. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Apr; 17(2):191-7. View in PubMed
  55. Metcalfe D, Olufajo O, Rios-Diaz AJ, Haider A, Havens JM, Nitzschke S, Cooper Z, Salim A. Are appendectomy outcomes in level I trauma centers as good as we think? J Surg Res. 2016 05 15; 202(2):239-45. View in PubMed
  56. Freitas G, Olufajo OA, Hammouda K, Lin E, Cooper Z, Havens JM, Askari R, Salim A. Postdischarge complications following nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury. Am J Surg. 2016 Apr; 211(4):744-749.e1. View in PubMed
  57. Peetz A, Salim A, Askari R, De Moya MA, Olufajo OA, Simon TG, Gibbons FK, Christopher KB. Association of Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Score and Mortality in Trauma Patients With Chronic Liver Disease. JAMA Surg. 2016 Jan; 151(1):41-8. View in PubMed
  58. Olufajo OA, Cooper Z, Yorkgitis BK, Najjar PA, Metcalfe D, Havens JM, Askari R, Brat GA, Haider AH, Salim A. The truth about trauma readmissions. Am J Surg. 2016 Apr; 211(4):649-55. View in PubMed
  59. Olufajo OA, Metcalfe D, Yorkgitis BK, Cooper Z, Askari R, Havens JM, Brat GA, Haider AH, Salim A. Whatever happens to trauma patients who leave against medical advice? Am J Surg. 2016 Apr; 211(4):677-83. View in PubMed
  60. Rangel EL, Cooper Z, Olufajo OA, Reznor G, Lipsitz SR, Salim A, Kwakye G, Calahan C, Sarhan M, Hanna JS. Mortality after emergency surgery continues to rise after discharge in the elderly: Predictors of 1-year mortality. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Sep; 79(3):349-58. View in PubMed
  61. Weissman JS, Westrich K, Hargraves JL, Pearson SD, Dubois R, Emond S, Olufajo OA. Translating comparative effectiveness research into Medicaid payment policy: views from medical and pharmacy directors. J Comp Eff Res. 2015 Mar; 4(2):79-88. View in PubMed
  62. Agaku IT, Obadan EM, Odukoya OO, Olufajo O. Tobacco-free schools as a core component of youth tobacco prevention programs: a secondary analysis of data from 43 countries. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr; 25(2):210-5. View in PubMed
  63. Ayo-Yusuf OA, Olufajo O, Agaku IT. Exposure to secondhand smoke and voluntary adoption of smoke-free home and car rules among non-smoking South African adults. BMC Public Health. 2014 Jun 10; 14:580. View in PubMed
  64. Olufajo OA, Agaku IT. Assessment of secondhand smoke exposure at school among U.S. Middle and high school students. J Sch Nurs. 2015 Jun; 31(3):212-8. View in PubMed
  65. Agaku IT, Odukoya OO, Olufajo O, Filippidis FT, Vardavas CI. Support for smoke-free cars when children are present: a secondary analysis of 164,819 U.S. adults in 2010/2011. Eur J Pediatr. 2014 Nov; 173(11):1459-66. View in PubMed