Cornelius A. Thiels, D.O., M.B.A.

  1. Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgeon
  2. Surgical Oncologist

Publications

  1. Bergquist JR, Thiels CA, Shubert CR, Ivanics T, Habermann EB, Vege SS, Grotz TE, Cleary SP, Smoot RL, Kendrick ML, Nagorney DM, Truty MJ. Perception versus reality: A National Cohort Analysis of the surgery-first approach for resectable pancreatic cancer. Cancer Med. 2021 Sep; 10 (17):5925-5935 Epub 2021 July 21
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  2. Wyles CC, Thiels CA, Hevesi M, Ubl DS, Gazelka HM, Turner NS 3rd, Trousdale RT, Pagnano MW, Mabry TM, Habermann EB. Patient Opioid Requirements Are Often Far Less Than Their Discharge Prescription After Orthopaedic Surgery: the Results of a Prospective Multicenter Survey. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 Apr 1; 29 (7):e345-e353
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  3. Fahy AS, Polites SF, Thiels CA, Parker M, Ishitani MB, Moir CR, Berns K, Zietlow SP, Jenkins DH, Zielinski MD. Early Hospital Discharge After Helicopter Transport of Pediatric Trauma Patients: Analysis of Rates of Over and Undertriage. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2020 Dec; 36 (12):e709-e714
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  4. Yonkus JA, Thiels CA, Skaran P, Mathis KL, Bingener J. The effect of pre-operative diagnosis on patient reported outcomes in patients undergoing colorectal operations: A prospective study. Am J Surg. 2020 Dec; 220 (6):1388-1392 Epub 2020 Aug 27
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  5. Holst KA, Dearani JA, Schaff HV, Hanson KT, Thiels CA, Erdman MK, Pham S, Landolofo K, DeValeria PA, Habermann EB. What Drives Opioid Prescriptions After Cardiac Surgery: Practice or Patient? Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct; 110 (4):1201-1208 Epub 2020 Mar 02
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  6. Hanson KT, Thiels CA, Habermann EB. Impact of Preoperative Pain on the Patient Experience. Am Surg. 2020 Sep 10; 3134820951437 Epub 2020 Sept 10
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  7. Ramel CL, Habermann EB, Thiels CA, Dierkhising RA, Cunningham JL. Provision of a Drug Deactivation System for Unused Opioid Disposal at Surgical Dismissal: Opportunity to Reduce Community Opioid Supply. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2020 Aug; 4 (4):357-361 Epub 2020 Aug 05
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  8. Driedger MR, Puig CA, Thiels CA, Bergquist JR, Ubl DS, Habermann EB, Grotz TE, Smoot RL, Nagorney DM, Cleary SP, Kendrick ML, Truty MJ. Emergent pancreatectomy for neoplastic disease: outcomes analysis of 534 ACS-NSQIP patients. BMC Surg. 2020 Jul 27; 20 (1):169 Epub 2020 July 27
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  9. Thiels CA, Hanson KT, Mathis KL, Novotny PJ, Truty MJ, Sloan JA, Bingener J. Prospective longitudinal cohort study of patient recovery after major gastrointestinal surgery: is there a difference between minimally invasive and open approaches? Surg Endosc. 2020 Jul; 34 (7):3126-3134 Epub 2019 Oct 04
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  10. Buckarma E, Thiels CA, Habermann EB, Glasgow A, Grotz TE, Cleary SP, Smoot RL, Kendrick ML, Nagorney DM, Truty MJ. Preoperative opioid use is associated with increased length of stay after pancreaticoduodenectomy. HPB (Oxford). 2020 Jul; 22 (7):1074-1081 Epub 2019 Dec 12
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  11. Thiels CA, D'Angelica MI. Hepatic artery infusion pumps. J Surg Oncol. 2020 Jul; 122 (1):70-77 Epub 2020 Mar 25
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  12. Robinson KA, Thiels CA, Stokes S, Duncan S, Feranil M, Fleishman A, Cook CH, Nathanson LA, Huang LC, Habermann EB, Brat GA. Comparing Clinician Consensus Recommendations to Patient-reported Opioid Use Across Multiple Hospital Systems. Ann Surg. 2020 Jun 24 Epub 2020 June 24
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  13. Holst KA, Thiels CA, Ubl DS, Blackmon SH, Cassivi SD, Nichols FC 3rd, Shen KR, Wigle DA, Thomas M, Makey IA, Beamer SE, Jaroszewski DE, Allen MS, Habermann EB. Postoperative Opioid Consumption in Thoracic Surgery Patients: How Much Is Actually Used? Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr; 109 (4):1033-1039 Epub 2019 Nov 02
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  14. Thiels CA, Hanson KT, Habermann EB, Boughey JC, Grotz TE. Integrated cancer networks improve compliance with national guidelines and outcomes for resectable gastric cancer. Cancer. 2020 Mar 15; 126 (6):1283-1294 Epub 2019 Dec 10
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  15. Sada A, Ubl DS, Thiels CA, Cronin PA, Dy BM, Lyden ML, Thompson GB, McKenzie TJ, Habermann EB. Optimizing Opioid-Prescribing Practices After Parathyroidectomy. J Surg Res. 2020 Jan; 245:107-114 Epub 2019 Aug 12
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  16. Chen CL, Jeffery MM, Krebs EE, Thiels CA, Schumacher MA, Schwartz AJ, Thombley R, Finlayson E, Rodriguez-Monguio R, Ward D, Dudley RA. Long-Term Trends in Postoperative Opioid Prescribing, 1994 to 2014. J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev. 2020 Jan; 4 (1) Epub 2020 Jan 07
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  17. Knight AW, Habermann EB, Ubl DS, Zielinski MD, Thiels CA. Opioid utilization in minimally invasive versus open inguinal hernia repair. Surgery. 2019 Nov; 166 (5):752-757 Epub 2019 June 20
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  18. Rocco R, Thiels CA, Ubl DS, Moyer AM, Habermann EB, Cassivi SD. Use of pharmacogenetic data to guide individualized opioid prescribing after surgery. Surgery. 2019 Oct; 166 (4):476-482 Epub 2019 July 15
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  19. Murphy BL, Thiels CA, Hanson KT, McLaughlin S, Jakub JW, Gray RJ, Ubl DS, Habermann EB. Pain and opioid prescriptions vary by procedure after breast surgery. J Surg Oncol. 2019 Sep; 120 (4):593-602 Epub 2019 July 11
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  20. Lowndes BR, Abdelrahman AM, Thiels CA, Mohamed AO, McConico AL, Bingener J, Hallbeck MS. Surgical team workload comparison for 4-port and single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedures. Appl Ergon. 2019 Jul; 78:277-285 Epub 2018 June 28
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  21. Sada A, Thiels CA, Britain MK, Dudakovic A, Bergquist WJ, Nickel SR, Moran MJ, Martinez-Jorge J, Jakub JW. Optimizing Discharge Opioid Prescribing Practices After Mastectomy With Immediate Reconstruction. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2019 Jun; 3 (2):183-188 Epub 2019 May 27
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  22. Thiels CA, Habermann EB, Hooten WM, Jeffery MM. Chronic use of tramadol after acute pain episode: cohort study. BMJ. 2019 May 14; 365:l1849
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  23. Grass F, Spindler BA, Naik ND, Thiels CA, Dozois EJ, Larson DW, Mathis KL. Oncological outcome of peripartum colorectal carcinoma-a single-center experience. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2019 May; 34 (5):899-904 Epub 2019 Mar 26
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  24. Helder MRK, Schaff HV, Hanson KT, Thiels CA, Dearani JA, Daly RC, Maltais S, Habermann EB. Patient Experience After Cardiac Surgery: Identifying Areas for Improvement. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar; 107 (3):780-786 Epub 2018 Nov 08
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  25. Thiels CA, Zielinski MD, Glasgow AE, Habermann EB. The Relative Lack of Data Regarding Firearms Injuries in the United States. Ann Surg 2018 Dec; 268 (6):e55-e56
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  26. Habermann EB, Thiels CA. Response: "Comment on 'Wide Variation and Overprescription of Opioids After Elective Surgery' '. Ann Surg 2018 Dec; 268 (6):e65-e66
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  27. Abdelhamid MO, Thiels CA, Bingener J. Is functional gallbladder disease truly increasing? Results from the Rochester Epidemiology Project. Am J Surg. 2018 Nov; 216 (5):932-934 Epub 2018 Apr 17
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  28. Thiels CA, Ubl DS, Yost KJ, Dowdy SC, Mabry TM, Gazelka HM, Cima RR, Habermann EB. Results of a Prospective, Multicenter Initiative Aimed at Developing Opioid-prescribing Guidelines After Surgery. Ann Surg. 2018 Sep; 268 (3):457-468
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  29. Thiels CA, Ikoma N, Fournier K, Das P, Blum M, Estrella JS, Minsky BD, Ajani J, Mansfield P, Badgwell BD. Repeat staging laparoscopy for gastric cancer after preoperative therapy. J Surg Oncol. 2018 Jul; 118 (1):61-67 Epub 2018 June 07
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  30. Hanson KT, Thiels CA, Polites SF, Gazelka HM, Ray-Zack MD, Zielinski MD, Habermann EB. The opioid epidemic in acute care surgery-Characteristics of overprescribing following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Jul; 85 (1):62-70
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  31. Hernandez MC, Reisenauer JS, Aho JM, Zeb M, Thiels CA, Cross WW 3rd, Schiller HJ, Kim BD. Bone Autograft Coupled with Locking Plates Repairs Symptomatic Rib Fracture Nonunions. Am Surg. 2018 Jun 1; 84 (6):844-850
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  32. Hanson KT, Zalewski NL, Hocker SE, Caselli RJ, Habermann EB, Thiels CA. At the Intersection of Patient Experience Data, Outcomes Research, and Practice: Analysis of HCAHPS Scores in Neurology Patients. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2018 Jun; 2 (2):137-147 Epub 2018 May 24
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  33. Bergquist JR, Thiels CA, Hyder JA, Zielinski MD. Greater Mortality After Emergency Laparotomy in the United Kingdom Compared With United States: A Window Into the Quality of Acute Care Surgery in the United States. Ann Surg 2018 Apr; 267 (4):e76-e78
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  34. Thiels CA, Habermann EB, Zielinski MD. Surgical Residents and Medical Malpractice-Reply. JAMA Surg 2018 Apr 1; 153 (4):395
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  35. Thiels CA, Hanson KT, Cima RR, Habermann EB. From Data to Practice: Increasing Awareness of Opioid Prescribing Data Changes Practice. Ann Surg. 2018 Mar; 267 (3):e46-e47
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  36. Thiels CA, Choudhry AJ, Ray-Zack MD, Lindor RA, Bergquist JR, Habermann EB, Zielinski MD. Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Involving Surgical Residents. JAMA Surg. 2018 Jan 1; 153 (1):8-13
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  37. Naik ND, Abbott EF, Aho JM, Pandian TK, Thiels CA, Heller SF, Farley DR. The ACGME Case Log System May Not Accurately Represent Operative Experience Among General Surgery Interns. J Surg Educ. 2017 Nov - Dec; 74 (6):e106-e110 Epub 2017 Oct 18
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  38. Parker ME, Khasawneh MA, Thiels CA, Berns KS, Stubbs JR, Jenkins DH, Zietlow SP, Zielinski MD. Prehospital Transfusion for Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Air Med J. 2017 Nov - Dec; 36 (6):315-319 Epub 2017 Aug 02
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  39. Thiels CA, Anderson SS, Ubl DS, Hanson KT, Bergquist WJ, Gray RJ, Gazelka HM, Cima RR, Habermann EB. Wide Variation and Overprescription of Opioids After Elective Surgery. Ann Surg. 2017 Oct; 266(4):564-573.
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  40. Hernandez MC, Thiels CA, Aho JM, Habermann EB, Zielinski MD, Stubbs JA, Jenkins DH, Zietlow SP. Prehospital plasma resuscitation associated with improved neurologic outcomes after traumatic brain injury. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Sep; 83 (3):398-405
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  41. Fahy AS, Thiels CA, Polites SF, Parker M, Ishitani MB, Moir CR, Berns K, Stubbs JR, Jenkins DH, Zietlow SP, Zielinski MD. Prehospital blood transfusions in pediatric trauma and nontrauma patients: a single-center review of safety and outcomes. Pediatr Surg Int. 2017 Jul; 33 (7):787-792 Epub 2017 May 25
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  42. Cima RR, Bergquist JR, Hanson KT, Thiels CA, Habermann EB. Outcomes are Local: Patient, Disease, and Procedure-Specific Risk Factors for Colorectal Surgical Site Infections from a Single Institution. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Jul; 21 (7):1142-1152 Epub 2017 May 03
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  43. Spindler BA, Bergquist JR, Thiels CA, Habermann EB, Kelley SR, Larson DW, Mathis KL. Incorporation of CEA Improves Risk Stratification in Stage II Colon Cancer. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 May; 21 (5):770-777 Epub 2017 Mar 13
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  44. Hernandez MC, Vogelsang D, Anderson JR, Thiels CA, Beilman G, Zielinski MD, Aho JM. Visually guided tube thoracostomy insertion comparison to standard of care in a large animal model. Injury. 2017 Apr; 48 (4):849-853 Epub 2017 Feb 20
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  45. Thiels CA, Holst KA, Ubl DS, McKenzie TJ, Zielinski MD, Farley DR, Habermann EB, Bingener J. Gender disparities in the utilization of laparoscopic groin hernia repair. J Surg Res. 2017 Apr; 210:59-68 Epub 2016 Nov 05
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  46. Thompson SM, Thiels CA, Aho JM. Novel Device For Removal of Blot Clot Obstructions in Drainage Tubes. J Med Device. 2017 Mar; 11 (1):0145041-145043 Epub 2016 Dec 21
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  47. Thiels CA, Bergquist JR, Krajewski AC, Lee HE, Nelson H, Mathis KL, Habermann EB, Cima RR. Outcomes of Primary Colorectal Sarcoma: A National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) Review. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Mar; 21 (3):560-568 Epub 2017 Jan 17
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  48. Laan DV, Thiels CA, Glasgow A, Wise KB, Thompson GB, Richards ML, Farley DR, Truty MJ, McKenzie TJ. Adrenocortical carcinoma with inferior vena cava tumor thrombus. Surgery. 2017 Jan; 161 (1):240-248 Epub 2016 Nov 17
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  49. Choudhry AJ, Haddad NN, Martin M, Thiels CA, Habermann EB, Zielinski MD. Medical Malpractice in Bariatric Surgery: a Review of 140 Medicolegal Claims. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Jan; 21 (1):146-154 Epub 2016 Oct 11
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  50. Buckarma EH, Thiels CA, Gas BL, Cabrera D, Bingener-Casey J, Farley DR. Influence of Social Media on the Dissemination of a Traditional Surgical Research Article. J Surg Educ. 2017 Jan - Feb; 74 (1):79-83 Epub 2016 Dec 16
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  51. Thiels CA, Yu D, Abdelrahman AM, Habermann EB, Hallbeck S, Pasupathy KS, Bingener J. The use of patient factors to improve the prediction of operative duration using laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surg Endosc. 2017 Jan; 31 (1):333-340 Epub 2016 July 06
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  52. Bergquist JR, Thiels CA, Spindler BA, Shubert CR, Hayman AV, Kelley SR, Larson DW, Habermann EB, Pemberton JH, Mathis KL. Benefit of Postresection Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Stage III Colon Cancer in Octogenarians: Analysis of the National Cancer Database. Dis Colon Rectum. 2016 Dec; 59 (12):1142-1149
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  53. Bergquist JR, Shubert CR, Ubl DS, Thiels CA, Kendrick ML, Truty MJ, Habermann EB. Risk by indication for pancreaticoduodenectomy in patients 80 years and older: a study from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. HPB (Oxford). 2016 Nov; 18 (11):900-907 Epub 2016 Sept 01
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  54. Thiels CA, Aho JM, Fahy AS, Parker ME, Glasgow AE, Berns KS, Habermann EB, Zietlow SP, Zielinski MD. Prehospital Blood Transfusions in Non-Trauma Patients. World J Surg. 2016 Oct; 40 (10):2297-304
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  55. Thiels CA, Hanson KT, Yost KJ, Mathis KL, Cima RR, Zielinski MD, Habermann EB. Achieving a 5-star rating: Analysis of Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores among patients undergoing elective colorectal operations. Surgery. 2016 Oct; 160 (4):902-914 Epub 2016 July 27
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  56. Thiels CA, Hanson KT, Yost KJ, Zielinski MD, Habermann EB, Cima RR. Effect of Hospital Case Mix on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Star Scores: Are All Stars the Same? Ann Surg. 2016 Oct; 264(4):666-73.
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  57. Thiels CA, Hanson KT, Hanson KT, Heller SF, Zielinski MD, Habermann EB. Assessment of Patient-Reported Experiences of Hospital Care and the July Phenomenon. JAMA Surg. 2016 Sep 1; 151 (9):879-80
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  58. Lowndes B, Thiels CA, Habermann EB, Bingener J, Hallbeck S, Yu D. Impact of patient factors on operative duration during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: evaluation from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database. Am J Surg. 2016 Aug; 212 (2):289-96 Epub 2016 Mar 21
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  59. Thiels CA, Gonzalez AB, Gray RJ, Jakub JW. Isolated limb perfusion in Merkel cell carcinoma offers high rate of complete response and durable local-regional control: Systematic review and institutional experience. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Aug; 114 (2):187-92 Epub 2016 May 18
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  60. Baghdadi YMK, Morris DS, Choudhry AJ, Thiels CA, Khasawneh MA, Polites SF, Goussous N, Jenkins DH, Zielinski MD. Validation of the anatomic severity score developed by the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma in small bowel obstruction. J Surg Res. 2016 Aug; 204 (2):428-434 Epub 2016 May 10
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  61. Thiels CA, Hernandez MC, Zielinski MD, Aho JM. Injury patterns and outcomes of ice-fishing in the United States. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Jul; 34 (7):1258-61 Epub 2016 Apr 02
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  62. Thiels CA, Hanson KT, Chawla KS, Topazian MD, Paley KH, Habermann EB, Bingener J. Functional gallbladder disease: Operative trends and short-term outcomes. Surgery. 2016 Jul; 160 (1):100-105 Epub 2016 Apr 26
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  63. Thiels CA, Naik ND, Bergquist JR, Spindler BA, Habermann EB, Kelley SR, Wolff BG, Mathis KL. Survival following synchronous colon cancer resection. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jul; 114: (1)80-5.
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  64. Yu D, Lowndes B, Thiels C, Bingener J, Abdelrahman A, Lyons R, Hallbeck S. Quantifying Intraoperative Workloads Across the Surgical Team Roles: Room for Better Balance? World J Surg. 2016 Jul; 40 (7):1565-74
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  65. Thiels CA, Shenoy CC, Ubl DS, Habermann EB, Kelley SR, Mathis KL. Rates, trends, and short-term outcomes of colorectal resections for endometriosis: An ACS-NSQIP review. Int J Surg. 2016 Jul; 31:5-9 Epub 2016 May 20
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  66. Thiels CA, Bergquist JR, Laan DV, Croome KP, Smoot RL, Nagorney DM, Thompson GB, Kendrick ML, Farnell MB, Truty MJ. Outcomes of Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Are Combined Procedures Justified? J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 May; 20 (5):891-8 Epub 2016 Feb 29
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  67. Thiels CA, Aho JM, Naik ND, Zielinski MD, Schiller HJ, Morris DS, Kim BD. Infected hardware after surgical stabilization of rib fractures: Outcomes and management experience. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 May; 80 (5):819-23
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  68. Aho JM, Nickerson TP, Thiels CA, Saint-Cyr M, Farley DR. Prevention of postoperative seromas with dead space obliteration: A case-control study. Int J Surg. 2016 May; 29:70-3 Epub 2016 Mar 08
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  69. Laan DV, Vu TD, Thiels CA, Pandian TK, Schiller HJ, Murad MH, Aho JM. Chest wall thickness and decompression failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing anatomic locations in needle thoracostomy. Injury. 2016 Apr; 47 (4):797-804 Epub 2015 Dec 13
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  70. Bergquist JR, Thiels CA, Etzioni DA, Habermann EB, Cima RR. Failure of Colorectal Surgical Site Infection Predictive Models Applied to an Independent Dataset: Do They Add Value or Just Confusion? J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Apr; 222: (4)431-8.
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  71. Bergquist JR, Thiels CA, Shubert CR, Habermann EB, Hayman AV, Zielinski MD, Mathis KL. Is Chemotherapy or Radiation Therapy in Addition to Surgery Beneficial for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer in the Elderly? A National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) Study. World J Surg. 2016 Feb; 40 (2):447-55
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  72. Aho JM, Thiels CA, El Khatib MM, Ubl DS, Laan DV, Berns KS, Habermann EB, Zietlow SP, Zielinski MD. Needle thoracostomy: Clinical effectiveness is improved using a longer angiocatheter. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Feb; 80 (2):272-7
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  73. Nickerson TP, Thiels CA, Kim BD, Zielinski MD, Jenkins DH, Schiller HJ. Outcomes of Complete Versus Partial Surgical Stabilization of Flail Chest. World J Surg. 2016 Jan; 40 (1):236-41
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  74. Thiels CA, Bergquist JR, Meyers AJ, Johnson CL, Behm KT, Hayman AV, Habermann EB, Larson DW, Mathis KL. Outcomes with multimodal therapy for elderly patients with rectal cancer. Br J Surg. 2016 Jan; 103: (2)e106-14.
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  75. Sawan TG, Nickerson TP, Thiels CA, Aho JM, Cross WW, Schiller HJ, Kim BD. Load sharing, not load bearing plates: lessons learned from failure of rib fracture stabilization American Surgeon. 2016 Jan; 82: (1)E15-7.
  76. Shubert CR, Habermann EB, Bergquist JR, Thiels CA, Thomsen KM, Kremers WK, Kendrick ML, Cima RR, Nagorney DM. A NSQIP Review of Major Morbidity and Mortality of Synchronous Liver Resection for Colorectal Metastasis Stratified by Extent of Liver Resection and Type of Colorectal Resection. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Nov; 19 (11):1982-94 Epub 2015 Aug 04
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  77. El Khatib MM, Aho JM, Thiels CA, Farley DR, Schiller HJ. An experimental novel alternative for temporary abdominal closure of the open abdomen: Transfascial continuous tension. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Aug; 79: (2)328-30.
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  78. Thiels CA, Lal TM, Nienow JM, Pasupathy KS, Blocker RC, Aho JM, Morgenthaler TI, Cima RR, Hallbeck S, Bingener J. Surgical never events and contributing human factors. Surgery. 2015 Aug; 158 (2):515-21 Epub 2015 May 29
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  79. Aho JM, Thiels CA, AlJamal YN, Ruparel RK, Rowse PG, Heller SF, Farley DR. Every surgical resident should know how to perform a cricothyrotomy: an inexpensive cricothyrotomy task trainer for teaching and assessing surgical trainees. J Surg Educ. 2015 Jul-Aug; 72: (4)658-61.
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  80. Thiels CA, Aho JM, Zietlow SP, Jenkins DH. Use of unmanned aerial vehicles for medical product transport. Air Med J. 2015 Mar-Apr; 34: (2)104-8.
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  81. Aho JM, Schaff MS, Thiels CA, Darling RA, Koerner MN, Schaff HV. A history of innovation: cardiac surgery in Minnesota. Minn Med. 2015 Jan; 98(1):32-5.
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  82. Zhao H, Yang T, Madakashira BP, Thiels CA, Bechtle CA, Garcia CM, Zhang H, Yu K, Ornitz DM, Beebe DC, Robinson ML. Fibroblast growth factor receptor signaling is essential for lens fiber cell differentiation. Dev Biol. 2008 Jun 15; 318(2):276-88. Epub 2008 Mar 28.
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