Peer Reviewed Publications

The microRNA-200 Family Acts as an Oncogene in Colorectal Cancer by Inhibiting the Tumor Suppressor RASSF2.  

  *Carter JV, *O’Brien SJ, Burton JF, Oxford BG, Stephen V, Hallion J, Bishop C, Galbraith NJ, Eichenberger, MR,   Sarojini H, Attab E, Galandiuk S.

  Oncology Letters. 2019 In press 

CRISPR-mediated Gene Editing for the Surgeon Scientist. 

  O’Brien SJ, Ekman MB, Manek S, Galandiuk S

  Surgery. 2019 Mar 25. pii: S0039-6060(19)30062-5. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2019.01.030. [Epub ahead of print]

  PMID: 30922545 

 The role of the miR-200 family in epithelial-mesenchymal   transition in colorectal cancer: a systematic review.

  O'Brien SJ, Carter JV, Burton JF, Oxford BG, Schmidt MN,   Hallion JC, Galandiuk S.

  Int J Cancer. 2018 Jun   15;142(12):2501-2511. doi: 10.1002/ijc.31282. Epub 2018 Feb 21.

  PMID: 29388209

Long-term outcomes following ileal pouch-anal anastomosis   in patients with indeterminate colitis.  

   Netz U, Galbraith NJ, O'Brien S, Carter J, Manek S, Petras   RE, Galandiuk S.  

   Surgery. 2018   Mar;163(3):535-541. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2017.11.014. Epub 2018 Jan 8.  

   PMID: 29325789 

Drug-induced   expression of EpCAM contributes to therapy resistance in esophageal   adenocarcinoma.

 Sun X, Martin RCG, Zheng Q, Farmer R, Pandit H, Li X,   Jacob K, Suo J, Li Y.

 Cell Oncol (Dordr). 2018   Dec;41(6):651-662. doi: 10.1007/s13402-018-0399-z. Epub 2018 Aug 16.

 PMID: 30116994

Transitional and temporal changes in the mucosal and   submucosal intestinal microbiota in advanced Crohn's disease of the terminal   ileum.  

  Chiodini RJ, Dowd SE, Barron JN, Galandiuk S, Davis B,   Glassing A.  

  J Med Microbiol. 2018   Apr;67(4):549-559. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000690. Epub 2018 Feb 12.  

  PMID: 29458679 


Exposure   to bile acids alters the intracellular location and function of MnSOD in   Barrett's esophagus.

 Li Y, Cui G, Farmer R, Jacob K, Pandit H, Li X, Martin RCG   2nd.

 J Surg Res. 2018   Sep;229:156-163. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2018.03.055. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

 PMID: 29936984


Multiquadrant   robotic colorectal surgery: the da Vinci Xi vs Si comparison.

 Protyniak B, Jorden J, Farmer R.

 J Robot Surg. 2018   Mar;12(1):67-74. doi: 10.1007/s11701-017-0689-x. Epub 2017 Mar 8.

 PMID: 28275893

Plasma microRNA Profile Differentiates Crohn's Colitis   From Ulcerative Colitis.

  Netz U, Carter J, Eichenberger MR, Feagins K, Galbraith   NJ, Dryden GW, Pan J, Rai SN, Galandiuk S.

  Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 Dec   19;24(1):159-165. doi: 10.1093/ibd/izx009.

  PMID: 29272478 


  Galandiuk S.

  Dis Colon Rectum. 2018   Jan;61(1):1-3. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000001006. No abstract available. 

  PMID: 29219912 


The effect of IκK-16 on lipopolysaccharide-induced   impaired monocytes.

  Galbraith NJ, Manek S, Walker S, Bishop C, Carter JV,   Cahill M, Gardner SA, Polk HC Jr, Galandiuk S.

  Immunobiology. 2018 Apr -   May;223(4-5):365-373. doi: 10.1016/j.imbio.2017.10.045. Epub 2017 Oct 28.

  PMID: 29126656

Genetic polymorphisms predict response to anti-tumor   necrosis factor treatment in Crohn's disease.

  Netz U, Carter JV, Eichenberger MR, Dryden GW, Pan J, Rai   SN, Galandiuk S.

  World J Gastroenterol. 2017   Jul 21;23(27):4958-4967. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4958.

  PMID: 28785150

Comment on: Patient autonomy-centered self-care checklist   reduces hospital readmissions after ileostomy creation.

  Carter JV, Galbraith NJ, Kim W, Galandiuk S.

  Surgery. 2017   Sep;162(3):693-694. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2017.05.014. Epub 2017 Jun 27. 

  PMID: 28666683 

Women in surgery: A longer term follow-up.  

  Carter JV, Polk HC Jr, Galbraith NJ, McMasters KM, Cheadle   WG, Poole M, Galandiuk S.

  Am J Surg. 2018   Aug;216(2):189-193. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.05.002. Epub 2017 Jun 6.

Laparoscopic Lavage in the Management of Perforated   Diverticulitis: a Contemporary Meta-analysis.

  Galbraith N, Carter JV, Netz U, Yang D, Fry DE, McCafferty   M, Galandiuk S.

  J Gastrointest Surg. 2017   Sep;21(9):1491-1499. doi: 10.1007/s11605-017-3462-6. Epub 2017 Jun 12.  Review.

  PMID: 28608041

Blood-based microRNAs as biomarkers for the diagnosis of   colorectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

  Carter JV, Galbraith NJ, Yang D, Burton JF, Walker SP,   Galandiuk S.

  Br J Cancer. 2017 Mar   14;116(6):762-774. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2017.12. Epub 2017 Feb 2. Review.

  PMID: 28152545


  Galandiuk S.

  Dis Colon Rectum. 2017   Jan;60(1):1-2. No abstract available. 

  PMID: 27926549 [PubMed - in process]

Noninvasive Imaging of Colitis Using Multispectral   Optoacoustic Tomography.

  Bhutiani N, Grizzle WE, Galandiuk S, Otali D, Dryden GW,   Egilmez NK, McNally LR.

  J Nucl Med. 2017   Jun;58(6):1009-1012. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.116.184705. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

  PMID: 27908970 

Genetic polymorphisms in 5-Fluorouracil-related enzymes   predict pathologic response after neoadjuvant chemoradiation for rectal   cancer.

  Nelson B, Carter JV, Eichenberger MR, Netz U, Galandiuk S.

  Surgery. 2016   Nov;160(5):1326-1332. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2016.05.017. Epub 2016 Jul 14.

  PMID: 27423551 

A Highly Predictive Model for Diagnosis of Colorectal   Neoplasms Using Plasma MicroRNA: Improving Specificity and Sensitivity.

  Carter JV, Roberts HL, Pan J, Rice JD, Burton JF,   Galbraith NJ, Eichenberger MR, Jorden J, Deveaux P, Farmer  R, Williford A,   Kanaan Z, Rai SN, Galandiuk S.

  Ann Surg. 2016   Oct;264(4):575-84. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001873.

  PMID: 27471839 

The predominant site of bacterial translocation across   the intestinal mucosal barrier occurs at the advancing disease margin in   Crohn's disease.

  Chiodini RJ, Dowd SE, Galandiuk S, Davis B, Glassing A.

  Microbiology. 2016   Sep;162(9):1608-1619. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000336. Epub 2016 Jul 14.

  PMID: 27418066 

Inherent bacterial DNA contamination of extraction and   sequencing reagents may affect interpretation of microbiota in low bacterial   biomass samples.

  Glassing A, Dowd SE, Galandiuk S, Davis B, Chiodini RJ.

  Gut Pathog. 2016 May   26;8:24. doi: 10.1186/s13099-016-0103-7. eCollection 2016.

  PMID: 27239228 [PubMed]   

ROC-ing along: Evaluation and interpretation of receiver   operating characteristic curves.

  Carter JV, Pan J, Rai SN, Galandiuk S.

  Surgery. 2016   Jun;159(6):1638-1645. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.12.029. Epub 2016 Mar 5.   Review.

  PMID: 26962006

The Significance and Challenges of Monocyte Impairment:   For the Ill Patient and the Surgeon.

  Galbraith N, Walker S, Galandiuk S, Gardner S, Polk HC Jr.

  Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016   Jun;17(3):303-12. doi: 10.1089/sur.2015.245. Epub 2016 Mar 9. Review.

  PMID: 26958709


Prognostic   factors in melanoma patients with tumor-negative sentinel lymph nodes.

 Egger ME, Bhutiani N, Farmer RW, Stromberg AJ, Martin RC   2nd, Quillo AR, McMasters KM, Scoggins CR.

 Surgery. 2016   May;159(5):1412-21. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.12.002. Epub 2016 Jan 8.

 PMID: 26775577

Epithelial   cell adhesion molecule in human hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines: a target   of chemoresistence.

 Li Y, Farmer RW, Yang Y, Martin RC.

 BMC Cancer. 2016 Mar   16;16:228. doi: 10.1186/s12885-016-2252-y.

 PMID: 26984381

Changes in 16s RNA Gene Microbial Community Profiling by   Concentration of Prokaryotic DNA.

  Glassing A, Dowd SE, Galandiuk S, Davis B, Jorden JR,   Chiodini RJ.

  J Microbiol Methods. 2015   Dec;119:239-42. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2015.11.001. Epub 2015 Nov 10.

  PMID: 26569458 

Standardization or Centralization: Can One Have One   Without the Other? Circumferential Resection Margins and Rectal Cancer.

  Galandiuk S.

  Ann Surg. 2015   Dec;262(6):899-900. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001520. No abstract available.   

  PMID: 26554354

Microbial Population Differentials between Mucosal and   Submucosal Intestinal Tissues in Advanced Crohn's Disease of the Ileum.

  Chiodini RJ, Dowd SE, Chamberlin WM, Galandiuk S, Davis B,   Glassing A.

  PLoS One. 2015 Jul   29;10(7):e0134382. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134382. eCollection 2015.

  PMID: 26222621

Invited Commentary on "The effect of mechanical   bowel preparation on anastomotic leaks in elective left-sided colorectal   resections".

  Galandiuk S.

  Am J Surg. 2015   Nov;210(5):799-800. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.06.001. Epub 2015 Jun 26. No   abstract available. 

  PMID: 26198335 

Housekeeping genes for studies of plasma microRNA: A need   for more precise standardization.

  Rice J, Roberts H, Rai SN, Galandiuk S.

  Surgery. 2015   Nov;158(5):1345-51. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.04.025. Epub 2015 Jun 18.

  PMID: 26094174 

TRPA1 mediates the effects of hypothermia on the monocyte   inflammatory response.

  Billeter AT, Galbraith N, Walker S, Lawson C, Gardner SA,   Sarojini H, Galandiuk S, Polk HC Jr.

  Surgery. 2015   Sep;158(3):646-54. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.03.065. Epub 2015 Jun 6.

  PMID: 26054320 

Effects of supplemental oxygen and dexamethasone on   surgical site infection: a factorial randomized trial‡.

  Kurz A, Fleischmann E, Sessler DI, Buggy DJ, Apfel C, Akça   O; Factorial Trial Investigators.

  Br J Anaesth. 2015   Sep;115(3):434-43. doi: 10.1093/bja/aev062. Epub 2015 Apr 20.

  PMID: 25900659 


Esophageal   anastomotic leak does not affect ability to receive adjuvant treatment.

 Martin RC, Farmer RW, St Hill RC, McMasters KM, Scoggins   CR.

 J Surg Oncol. 2015   Jun;111(7):855-61. doi: 10.1002/jso.23902. Epub 2015 Apr 14.

 PMID: 25873550 

Assay reproducibility in clinical studies of plasma   miRNA.

  Rice J, Roberts H, Burton J, Pan J, States V, Rai SN,   Galandiuk S.

  PLoS One. 2015 Apr   8;10(4):e0121948. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121948. eCollection 2015.

  PMID: 25853871 

E-cigarettes: an asset or liability in efforts to lessen   tobacco smoking and its consequences.

  Galandiuk S.

  Mayo Clin Proc. 2015   Jan;90(1):1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2014.11.008. No abstract available. 

  PMID: 25572189 

Extraintestinal manifestations of inflammatory bowel   disease and the influence of smoking.

  Roberts H, Rai SN, Pan J, Rao JM, Keskey RC, Kanaan Z,   Short EP, Mottern E, Galandiuk S.

  Digestion.   2014;90(2):122-9. doi: 10.1159/000363228. Epub 2014 Oct 1.

  PMID: 25277851 

MicroRNA-155 potentiates the inflammatory response in   hypothermia by suppressing IL-10 production.

  Billeter AT, Hellmann J, Roberts H, Druen D, Gardner SA,   Sarojini H, Galandiuk S, Chien S, Bhatnagar A, Spite M, Polk HC Jr.

  FASEB J. 2014   Dec;28(12):5322-36. doi: 10.1096/fj.14-258335. Epub 2014 Sep 17.

  PMID: 25231976

Hospital discharges for Crohn's disease in States with   high smoking prevalence.

  Roberts H, Rai SN, Shannon KV, Galandiuk S.

  J Clin Gastroenterol. 2014   Aug;48(7):650-1. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000000146. No abstract available. 

  PMID: 24804987 

Commentary on: does pathologic response of rectal cancer   influence postoperative morbidity after neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy and   total mesorectal excision?

  Galandiuk S.

  Surgery. 2014   Mar;155(3):476-7. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2013.11.003. Epub 2013 Nov 14. No   abstract available. 

  PMID: 24468040

A plasma microRNA panel for detection of colorectal   adenomas: a step toward more precise screening for colorectal cancer.

  Kanaan Z, Roberts H, Eichenberger M, Billeter A,   Ocheretner G, Pan J, Rai S, Jorden J, Williford A, Galandiuk S.

  Ann Surg. 2013   Sep;258(3):400-8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182a15bcc.

  PMID: 24022433 

Hypercapnia and surgical site infection: a randomized   trial.

  Akça O, Kurz A, Fleischmann E, Buggy D, Herbst F, Stocchi   L, Galandiuk S, Iscoe S, Fisher J, Apfel CC, Sessler DI; Hypercapnia Trial   Investigators.

  Br J Anaesth. 2013   Nov;111(5):759-67. doi: 10.1093/bja/aet233. Epub 2013 Jul 24.

  PMID: 23887247

Surgical behaviour.

 Galandiuk S.

  Br J Surg. 2013 Jun;100   Suppl 6:S34-5. doi: 10.1002/bjs.9147_1. No abstract available. 

  PMID: 23804054 

Surgical behaviour.

  Galandiuk S.

  Br J Surg. 2013   Jul;100(8):985-6. doi: 10.1002/bjs.9147. Epub 2013 May 10. No abstract   available. 

  PMID: 23666801

Crohn's disease may be differentiated into 2 distinct   biotypes based on the detection of bacterial genomic sequences and virulence   genes within submucosal tissues.

  Chiodini RJ, Dowd SE, Davis B, Galandiuk S, Chamberlin WM,   Kuenstner JT, McCallum RW, Zhang J.

  J Clin Gastroenterol. 2013   Aug;47(7):612-20. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0b013e31827b4f94.

  PMID: 23426447 


The   impact of colorectal cancer screening in a veteran hospital population.

 Trombold J, Farmer RW, McCafferty M.

 Am Surg. 2013   Mar;79(3):296-300.

 PMID: 23461957 

Crohn's disease in Caucasians and African Americans, as   defined by clinical predictors and single nucleotide polymorphisms.

  Kanaan Z, Ahmad S, Roberts H, Thé T, Girdler S, Pan J, Rai   SN, Weller EB Jr, Galandiuk S.

  J Natl Med Assoc. 2012   Sep-Oct;104(9-10):420-7.

  PMID: 23342815 

Patient ownership and conflict in the intensive care   unit: mine, yours, or ours?

  Galandiuk S.

  JAMA Surg. 2013   Jan;148(1):35. doi: 10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.402. No abstract available. 

  PMID: 23324838 

Plasma miR-21: a potential diagnostic marker of   colorectal cancer.

  Kanaan Z, Rai SN, Eichenberger MR, Roberts H, Keskey B,   Pan J, Galandiuk S.

  Ann Surg. 2012   Sep;256(3):544-51. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e318265bd6f.

  PMID: 22868372 

Perianal Crohn's disease: predictive factors and   genotype-phenotype correlations.

  Kanaan Z, Ahmad S, Bilchuk N, Vahrenhold C, Pan J,   Galandiuk S.

  Dig Surg.   2012;29(2):107-14. doi: 10.1159/000335745. Epub 2012 Mar 22.

  PMID: 22440928 

Mortality after elective colon resection: the search for   outcomes that define quality in surgical practice.

  Billeter AT, Polk HC Jr, Hohmann SF, Qadan M, Fry DE,   Jorden JR, McCafferty MH, Galandiuk S.

  J Am Coll Surg. 2012   Apr;214(4):436-43; discussion 443-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2011.12.018.   Epub 2012 Mar 6.

  PMID: 22397975

A systematic review of prognosis and therapy of anal   malignant melanoma: a plea for more precise reporting of location and   thickness.

  Kanaan Z, Mulhall A, Mahid S, Torres ML, McCafferty M, McMasters   KM, Hornung C, Galandiuk S.

  Am Surg. 2012   Jan;78(1):28-35. Review.

  PMID: 22273299 

Clinical predictors of inflammatory bowel disease in a   genetically well-defined Caucasian population.

  Kanaan ZM, Eichenberger M, Ahmad S, Weller C, Roberts H,   Pan J, Rai SN, Petras R, Weller EB Jr, Galandiuk S.

  J Negat Results Biomed.   2012 Jan 23;11:7. doi: 10.1186/1477-5751-11-7.

  PMID: 22269043 

Differential microRNA expression tracks neoplastic   progression in inflammatory bowel disease-associated colorectal cancer.

  Kanaan Z, Rai SN, Eichenberger MR, Barnes C, Dworkin AM,   Weller C, Cohen E, Roberts H, Keskey B, Petras RE, Crawford NP, Galandiuk S.

  Hum Mutat. 2012   Mar;33(3):551-60. doi: 10.1002/humu.22021.

  PMID: 22241525 

Field cancerization in the intestinal epithelium of   patients with Crohn's ileocolitis.

  Galandiuk S, Rodriguez-Justo M, Jeffery R, Nicholson AM,   Cheng Y, Oukrif D, Elia G, Leedham SJ, McDonald SA, Wright NA, Graham TA.

  Gastroenterology. 2012   Apr;142(4):855-864.e8. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2011.12.004. Epub 2011 Dec 13.

  PMID: 22178590

Is there a role for bowel preparation and oral or   parenteral antibiotics in infection control in contemporary colon surgery?

  Galandiuk S, Fry DE, Polk HC Jr.

  Adv Surg. 2011;45:131-40.   Review.

  PMID: 21954683 

Abdominal wall component release is a sensible choice for   patients requiring complicated closure of abdominal defects.

  Kanaan Z, Hicks N, Weller C, Bilchuk N, Galandiuk S,   Vahrenhold C, Yuan X, Rai S.

  Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2011   Dec;396(8):1263-70. doi: 10.1007/s00423-011-0841-4. Epub 2011 Aug 26.

  PMID: 21870175 

The surgical pursuit of good access to care.

  Galandiuk S.

  Ann Surg. 2011   Apr;253(4):655. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e318211a889. No abstract available. 

  PMID: 21475003

The value of lesser-impact-factor surgical journals as a   source of negative and inconclusive outcomes reporting.

  Kanaan Z, Galandiuk S, Abby M, Shannon KV, Dajani D, Hicks   N, Rai SN.

  Ann Surg. 2011 Mar;253(3):619-23.   doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31820d9b04.

  PMID: 21270633 

A situational overview of surgical quality and safety in   2010.  

  Polk HC Jr, Tyson MB, Galandiuk S.

  Am J Surg. 2010   Jul;200(1):82-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2010.04.005.

  PMID: 20637340 

The actin-cytoskeleton pathway and its potential role in   inflammatory bowel disease-associated human colorectal cancer.

  Kanaan Z, Qadan M, Eichenberger MR, Galandiuk S.

  Genet Test Mol Biomarkers.   2010 Jun;14(3):347-53. doi: 10.1089/gtmb.2009.0197.

  PMID: 20406101 

An alternative cyclin-D1 splice site is not linked to   inflammatory bowel disease-associated neoplasia.

  Kanaan Z, Eichenberger MR, Young M, Colliver D, Crawford   N, Cobbs GA, Hein DW, Galandiuk S.

  Int J Biol Markers. 2010   Jan-Mar;25(1):27-31.

  PMID: 20306448 

Significance of lymphovascular invasion in sporadic   colorectal cancer.

  Galandiuk S.

  Dis Colon Rectum. 2010   Apr;53(4):375-6. doi: 10.1007/DCR.0b013e3181cf896b. No abstract available. 

  PMID: 20305434 [


Fischer JE, Ellison C, Galandiuk S, Klimberg S, Ponsky J, Upchurch G (Eds) . Mastery of Surgery 7th Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health, Philadelphia. 2019

Keighley MRB, Williams NS, Knowles C, Sagar P, Hill A, Post S, Bemelman WA, Roberts PL Galandiuk S, Monson JR. Surgery of the Anus Rectum & Colon, 4th Edition, CRC Press | Taylor & Francis Group, Abingdon, UK. 2019

Galandiuk S, Carter MB, Abby M (eds). When to Refer to a Surgeon. Quality Medical Publishing, St. Louis. 2001

Invited Book Chapters

Fry DE, Galandiuk S. Peritonitis of Colonic Origin. In: Keighley & Williams’ Surgery of the Anus, Rectum and Colon, Fourth Edition. Consultant editors: Keighley MRB, Williams NS

Taylor Francis, London. In Press.

Galandiuk S, Jorden JR, Farmer RW, Fischer JE. Chapter 147. Ileoanal Pouch Procedure for Ulcerative Colitis and Familial Adenomatous Polyposis. In: Fischer’s Mastery of Surgery, 7th Edition. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia. 2019, p. 1732-41.

Netz U, Galandiuk S. Chapter 141. Clinical Anatomy for Procedures Involving the Small Bowel, Colon, Rectum, and Anus. In: Fischer’s Mastery of Surgery, 7th Edition. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia. 2019, p. 1675-87.

Galandiuk S. Chapter 135. Small Bowel Obstruction. In: Fischer’s Mastery of Surgery, 7th Edition. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia. 2019, p. 1630-37.

Netz U, Galandiuk S. Large Bowel: The Management of Ischemic Colitis. p. 171-176. Current Surgical Therapy 12th Edition. Cameron JL, Cameron A (Eds). Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA. 2017.

Galandiuk, S, Jorden J, Rice J, Deveaux P. Chapter 79. Acute and Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia. Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery 3rd. Edition. Fazio VW, Delaney C, Church J, Kiran R (Eds.), Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA. 2017, p. 412-417.

Galandiuk S, Rice J, Deveaux P, Farmer R. Chapter 69. Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinales. Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery 3rd. Edition. Fazio VW, Delaney C, Church J, Kiran R (Eds.), Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA. 2017.

Galandiuk S: Chapter 40. Crohn Disease. Alimentary Tract and Abdomen. ACS Surgery: Principles & Practice. Ashley, SW (Ed). Decker Intellectual Property, Hamilton, Ontario. 2015.

Galandiuk S. Chapter 20. Reoperative Management of Acute and Chronic Small and Large Bowel Stoma Complications. In: Reoperative Abdominal Surgery. Mizrahi S, Polk HC Jr, Reissman P (Eds). JP Medical Publishers. London, UK. 2014.

Farmer RW, Galandiuk S. Crohn’s Colitis , In Current Surgical Therapy 10 th Edition. Cameron J, Cameron A, Eds. Elsevier- Saunders, Philadelphia, PA 2014, p.163-168.

Galandiuk S. Difficult Situations During the Surgery of Sigmoid Diverticulitis In: Gastrointestinal Operations and Technical Variants, Korenkov M., Germer CT, Lang H (Eds). Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg 2013, p. 272-274.

Galandiuk S. Chapter 21. Perirectal Abscesses and Pilonidal Abscess. In: Fry DE, ed. Surgical Infections, Second Edition. JP Medical Ltd. London, UK. 2013, p. 89-95.

Galandiuk S, Smith J. Billeter A, Jorden J. Traumatic Colorectal Injuries, Foreign Bodies, and Anal Wounds. In Yeo C, McFadden D, Mathews J, Peters J, Pemberton J (Eds.) Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 7th edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA. 2013. p. 1841-1849.

Galandiuk S. Chapter 5.13 Emergency Colectomy. In Rob & Smith Operative Surgery of the Colon, Rectum and Anus. Section 5 Colon. Madoff RD, O’Connell PR. Eds. Hodder Education, London. 2015, p. 425-36.

Galandiuk S. Chapter 158: Open Left Colectomy. In: Fischer JE, Bland KI Eds. Mastery of Surgery, 6th Edition. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2012. p. 1673-1678

Galandiuk S. Chapter 83 :Rectal Prolapse and Solitary Rectal Ulcer. In: Bland KI, Büchler MW, Csendes A, Garden OJ, Sarr MG, Wong MG Eds. General Surgery: Principles and International Practice, 2nd Edition. Springer Verlag, London , 2009, p.841-849.