Highlights of recent faculty research.

Using electronic health record data to identify comparator populations for comparative effectiveness research

Ramsey SD, Adamson BJ, Wang X, Bargo D, Baxi SS, Ghosh S, Meropol NJ. J Med Econ. 2020 Oct 20:1. doi: 10.1080/13696998.2020.1840113. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33081555.

Estimated Excess Acute Care Length of Stay and Extra Cost of Testing- vs. Symptom-Based Isolation Strategies Among VA Veterans Hospitalized with COVID-19 Discharging to Congregate Setting

Wu C, Glass S, Demars S, Tulloch-Palomino LG, Wander PL. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Oct 26:1-9. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1295. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33100237.

Balancing competing priorities: Quantity versus quality within a routine, voluntary medical male circumcision program operating at scale in Zimbabwe

Feldacker C, Murenje V, Makunike-Chikwinya B, Hove J, Munyaradzi T, Marongwe P, Balachandra S, Mandisarisa J, Holec M, Xaba S, Sidile-Chitimbire V, Tshimanga M, Barnhart S. PLoS One. 2020 Oct 13;15(10):e0240425. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0240425. eCollection 2020. PMID: 33048977. 

The Pandemic of Health Care Inequity

Thronson LR, Jackson SL, Chew LD. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Oct 1;3(10):e2021767. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.21767. PMID: 33006616. 

Serum testosterone is inversely, and sex hormone-binding globulin directly, associated with all-cause mortality in men

Yeap BB, Marriott RJ, Antonio L, Chan YX, Raj S, Dwivedi G, Reid CM, Anawalt BD, Bhasin S, Dobs AS, Hankey GJ, Matsumoto AM, Norman PE, O'Neill TW, Ohlsson C, Orwoll ES, Vanderschueren D, Wittert GA, Wu FCW, Murray K. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Oct 16:dgaa743. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgaa743. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33059368.

Protecting essential health services in low-income and middle-income countries and humanitarian settings while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

Blanchet K, Alwan A, Antoine C, Cros MJ, Feroz F, Amsalu Guracha T, Haaland O, Hailu A, Hangoma P, Jamison D, Memirie ST, Miljeteig I, Jan Naeem A, Nam SL, Norheim OF, Verguet S, Watkins D, Johansson KA. BMJ Glob Health. 2020 Oct;5(10):e003675. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-003675. PMID: 33028701. 

Dimethandrolone Undecanoate, a Novel Non-Aromatizable Androgen, Increases P1NP in Healthy Men over 28 days

Thirumalai A, Yuen F, Amory JK, Hoofnagle AN, Swerdloff RS, Liu PY, Long JE, Blithe DL, Wang C, Page ST. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Oct 22:dgaa761. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgaa761. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33090208.

Spillover effects of mandatory hip and knee replacement surgery bundles in Medicare

Liao JM, Wang R, Mishra A, Emanuel EJ, Zhu J, Cousins DS, Navathe AS. Healthc (Amst). 2020 Oct 28;8(4):100447. doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2020.100447. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33129181.

Outcome by Sex in Patients with Long QT Syndrome with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

Younis A, Aktas MK, Rosero S, Kutyifa V, Polonsky B, McNitt S, Sotoodehnia N, Kudenchuk P, Rea TD, Arking DE, Goldenberg I, Zareba W. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Oct 20;9(19):e016398. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.016398. Epub 2020 Sep 21. PMID: 33021160.

Community lessons to understand resuscitation excellence (culture): Association between emergency medical services (EMS) culture and outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Dyson K, Brown SP, May S, Sayre M, Colella M, Daya MR, Roth R, Nichol G. Resuscitation. 2020 Nov;156:202-209. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.09.020. Epub 2020 Oct 7. PMID: 32979404.