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Surgical margins and risk of local recurrence after wedge resection of colorectal pulmonary metastases.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Apr 26;157(4):1648-1655. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.10.156DOI Listing
April 2019

Robotic Assisted Lobectomy For Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Comprehensive Institutional Experience.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Apr 17. Epub 2019 Apr 17.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.03.051DOI Listing
April 2019

Ground Glass Lesions on Chest Imaging: Evaluation of Reported Incidence in Cancer Patients Using Natural Language Processing.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Mar 26;107(3):936-940. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.09.016DOI Listing
March 2019

Lung Cancer Patient Perceptions of the Value of an Outreach Thoracic Surgical Clinic.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Mar 27. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.02.059DOI Listing
March 2019

"Crossing the quality chasm" in cardiothoracic surgical education.

Authors:
Ara A Vaporciyan

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Feb 12;157(2):828. Epub 2018 Oct 12.

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.10.002DOI Listing
February 2019

The young surgeons' page.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Feb 6;157(2):669-670. Epub 2018 Oct 6.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.09.030DOI Listing
February 2019

Multimodality Therapy for N2 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: An Evolving Paradigm.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Jan 15;107(1):277-284. Epub 2018 Sep 15.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.07.033DOI Listing
January 2019

Occult stage IIIA-N2 patients have excellent overall survival with initial surgery.

J Thorac Dis 2018 Dec;10(12):6670-6676

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.10.94DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6344762PMC
December 2018

Perioperative Outcomes for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Differences Between Men and Women.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 Nov 15;106(5):1499-1503. Epub 2018 Aug 15.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.06.070DOI Listing
November 2018

Local Recurrence After Microwave Ablation of Lung Malignancies: A Systematic Review.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 Nov 30. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.10.049DOI Listing
November 2018

Predictors of survival after resection of primary sarcomas of the chest wall-A large, single-institution series.

J Surg Oncol 2018 Sep 15;118(3):518-524. Epub 2018 Aug 15.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/jso.25162
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September 2018

Does cramming work? Impact of National Web-Based Thoracic Surgery Curriculum login frequency on thoracic surgery in-training exam performance.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Aug 18;156(2):922-927. Epub 2018 Apr 18.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.166DOI Listing
August 2018

Enhanced Recovery Decreases Pulmonary and Cardiac Complications After Thoracotomy for Lung Cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 Jul 9;106(1):272-279. Epub 2018 Mar 9.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.01.088DOI Listing
July 2018

Clinicoradiographic Predictors of Aggressive Biology in Lung Cancer With Ground Glass Components.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 Jul 11;106(1):235-241. Epub 2018 Mar 11.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.02.020DOI Listing
July 2018

Outcomes after endoscopic mucosal resection or esophagectomy for submucosal esophageal adenocarcinoma.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Jul 12;156(1):406-413.e3. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.02.093DOI Listing
July 2018

Bayesian Adaptive Randomization Trial of Passive Scattering Proton Therapy and Intensity-Modulated Photon Radiotherapy for Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.

J Clin Oncol 2018 Jun 2;36(18):1813-1822. Epub 2018 Jan 2.

Zhongxing Liao, J. Jack Lee, Ritsuko Komaki, Daniel R. Gomez, Michael S. O'Reilly, Frank V. Fossella, George R. Blumenschein Jr, John V. Heymach, Ara A. Vaporciyan, Stephen G. Swisher, Pamela K. Allen, Stephen M. Hahn, James D. Cox, Charles S. Lu, and Radhe Mohan, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; and Noah Chan Choi and Thomas F. DeLaney, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://ascopubs.org/doi/10.1200/JCO.2017.74.0720
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2017.74.0720DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6008104PMC
June 2018

Natural History of Ground-Glass Lesions Among Patients With Previous Lung Cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 06 9;105(6):1671-1677. Epub 2018 Feb 9.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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June 2018

Prognostic Value of PD-L1 mRNA Sequencing Expression Profile in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 06 3;105(6):1621-1626. Epub 2018 Mar 3.

Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; Department of Genomic Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.01.081DOI Listing
June 2018

Genetic variants in cytokine signaling pathways and clinical outcomes in early-stage lung cancer patients.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Jun 15;155(6):2635-2645.e15. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.02.015DOI Listing
June 2018

Major pathologic response and RAD51 predict survival in lung cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

Cancer Med 2018 Jun 19;7(6):2405-2414. Epub 2018 Apr 19.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cam4.1505DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6010873PMC
June 2018

Predictors of trimodality therapy and trends in therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 05;53(5):960-966

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezx427DOI Listing
May 2018

Induction Cisplatin Docetaxel Followed by Surgery and Erlotinib in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 Feb 6;105(2):418-424. Epub 2017 Dec 6.

Department of Thoracic Head and Neck Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.08.052DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5783769PMC
February 2018

Perioperative Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Lobectomy on Clopidogrel.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Dec 5;104(6):1821-1828. Epub 2017 Oct 5.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.021DOI Listing
December 2017

Consensus-Derived Coronary Anastomotic Checklist Reveals Significant Variability Among Experts.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Dec 1;104(6):2087-2092. Epub 2017 Nov 1.

Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.07.029DOI Listing
December 2017

Novel Debate-Style Cardiothoracic Surgery Journal Club: Results of a Pilot Curriculum.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Oct 25;104(4):1410-1416. Epub 2017 Aug 25.

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Salvage pulmonary resection after stereotactic body radiotherapy: A feasible and safe option for local failure in selected patients.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 Aug 14;154(2):689-699. Epub 2017 Apr 14.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.03.142DOI Listing
August 2017

The Influence of Body Mass Index on Overall Survival Following Surgical Resection of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

J Thorac Oncol 2017 08 25;12(8):1280-1287. Epub 2017 May 25.

Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2017.05.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5532070PMC
August 2017

Polytetrafluoroethylene or Acellular Dermal Matrix for Diaphragmatic Reconstruction?

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Jun 31;103(6):1710-1714. Epub 2017 Mar 31.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.006DOI Listing
June 2017

Patient-Reported Symptom Interference as a Measure of Postsurgery Functional Recovery in Lung Cancer.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2016 12 10;52(6):822-831. Epub 2016 Aug 10.

Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.07.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5154813PMC
December 2016

The Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education (JCTSE) "Educate the Educators" Faculty Development Course: Analysis of the First 5 Years.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Dec;102(6):2127-2132

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.04.080DOI Listing
December 2016

The Influence of Reconstructive Technique on Perioperative Pulmonary and Infectious Outcomes Following Chest Wall Resection.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Nov 12;102(5):1653-1659. Epub 2016 Aug 12.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.05.072DOI Listing
November 2016

Impact of Moodle-Based Online Curriculum on Thoracic Surgery In-Training Examination Scores.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Oct 2;102(4):1381-6. Epub 2016 Jun 2.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.03.100DOI Listing
October 2016

Management of Sarcoma Metastases to the Lung.

Surg Oncol Clin N Am 2016 10;25(4):721-33

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 15 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02155, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soc.2016.05.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5028117PMC
October 2016

Stage I lung cancer-to operate or to radiate? that is the question.

J Thorac Dis 2016 Sep;8(9):2324-2327

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2016.08.36DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5059328PMC
September 2016

Development and Evaluation of a Three-Dimensional Multistation Cardiovascular Simulator.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jul 26;102(1):62-8. Epub 2016 Mar 26.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.12.070DOI Listing
July 2016

Results of Postdischarge Nursing Telephone Assessments: Persistent Symptoms Common Among Pulmonary Resection Patients.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jul 12;102(1):276-81. Epub 2016 Apr 12.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.01.062DOI Listing
July 2016

Are There Gaps in Current Thoracic Surgery Residency Training Programs?

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jun 13;101(6):2350-5. Epub 2016 Apr 13.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.01.038DOI Listing
June 2016

Survival in Patients With Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Undergoing Trimodality Therapy Is Independent of Regional Lymph Node Location.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Mar 8;101(3):1075-80; Discussion 1080-1. Epub 2015 Dec 8.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.09.063DOI Listing
March 2016

The Use of Intraoperative Dexmedetomidine Is Not Associated With a Reduction in Acute Kidney Injury After Lung Cancer Surgery.

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2016 Jan 31;30(1):51-5. Epub 2015 Mar 31.

Departments of *Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine; Outcomes Research Consortium, Cleveland, OH. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jvca.2015.03.025DOI Listing
January 2016

Clinical Prediction of Pathologic Complete Response in Superior Sulcus Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jan 14;101(1):211-7. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.019DOI Listing
January 2016

Teaching and Learning Surgical Skill.

Authors:
Ara A Vaporciyan

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jan;101(1):12-4

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.11.037DOI Listing
January 2016

Gamification in thoracic surgical education: Using competition to fuel performance.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Nov 26;150(5):1052-8. Epub 2015 Jul 26.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.07.064DOI Listing
November 2015

Radiographic evaluation of the pleural fluid accumulation rate after pneumonectomy.

Clin Imaging 2015 Mar-Apr;39(2):247-50. Epub 2014 Nov 8.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2014.11.001DOI Listing
October 2015

Symptom recovery after thoracic surgery: Measuring patient-reported outcomes with the MD Anderson Symptom Inventory.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Sep 28;150(3):613-9.e2. Epub 2015 May 28.

Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.05.057DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4554973PMC
September 2015

Dexmedetomidine does not reduce atrial fibrillation after lung cancer surgery.

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2015 Apr 24;29(2):396-401. Epub 2014 Oct 24.

Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jvca.2014.05.013DOI Listing
April 2015

Commentary: integrated surgical residency initiative: implications for cardiothoracic surgery.

Authors:
Ara A Vaporciyan

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014 5;26(1):24-5. Epub 2014 Apr 5.

Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2014.02.009DOI Listing
March 2015

Telomere length and recurrence risk after curative resection in patients with early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer: a prospective cohort study.

J Thorac Oncol 2015 Feb;10(2):302-8

Departments of *Thoracic and Head and Neck Medical Oncology, ‡Epidemiology, §Thoracic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; †Department of Medicine/James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York; and ║Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JTO.0000000000000398DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4305022PMC
February 2015

Limitations of 18F-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography in N1 detection in patients with pathologic stage II-N1 and implications for management.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Feb 11;99(2):414-20. Epub 2014 Dec 11.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.09.023DOI Listing
February 2015

50th Anniversary Landmark Commentary on Mountain CF. Assessment of the role of surgery for control of lung cancer. Ann Thorac Surg 1977;24:365-73.

Authors:
Ara A Vaporciyan

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Feb;99(2):385

MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, 1515 Holcombe, Box 445, Houston, TX 77030. Electronic address:

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February 2015

Positive vascular wall margins have minimal impact on cancer outcomes in patients with non-metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with tumour thrombus.

BJU Int 2014 Nov 19;114(5):667-73. Epub 2014 Feb 19.

Department of Urology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bju.12515DOI Listing
November 2014

Apples and oranges: understanding what our trainees need.

Authors:
Ara A Vaporciyan

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014 Oct 28;148(4):1167-8. Epub 2014 Aug 28.

Deputy Chair, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, the Director of Clinical Education and Training, and Professor of Surgery, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.08.035DOI Listing
October 2014

Online learning in thoracic surgical training: promising results of multi-institutional pilot study.

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Sep 29;98(3):1057-63. Epub 2014 Jul 29.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Division of Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.04.062DOI Listing
September 2014

Preoperative chemotherapy prior to pulmonary metastasectomy in surgically resected primary colorectal carcinoma.

Oncotarget 2014 Aug;5(16):6584-93

Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4196147PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.2172DOI Listing
August 2014

Perioperative blood transfusions and survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer: a retrospective study.

BMC Anesthesiol 2013 Nov 15;13(1):42. Epub 2013 Nov 15.

Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, The University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2253-13-42DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3832885PMC
November 2013

Diaphragmatic hernia after esophagectomy in 440 patients with long-term follow-up.

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Oct 25;96(4):1138-1145. Epub 2013 Jun 25.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.04.076DOI Listing
October 2013

The influence of histopathologic tumor viability on long-term survival and recurrence rates following neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal adenocarcinoma.

Ann Surg 2013 Sep;258(3):500-7

Departments of *Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, †GI Medical Oncology, ‡Diagnostic Radiology, §GI Medicine & Nutrition, ¶Pathology, ‖Radiation Therapy, and **Nuclear Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182a196f4DOI Listing
September 2013

Visceral pleural invasion is not predictive of survival in patients with lung cancer and smaller tumor size.

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Jun 2;95(6):1872-7; discussion 1877. Epub 2013 May 2.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.03.085DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4365776PMC
June 2013

Predictors of recurrent pulmonary metastases and survival after pulmonary metastasectomy for colorectal cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Dec 11;94(6):1802-9. Epub 2012 Oct 11.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.07.014DOI Listing
December 2012

Perceptions and expectations of cardiothoracic residents and attending surgeons.

J Surg Res 2012 Oct 17;177(2):e45-52. Epub 2012 Apr 17.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2012.03.063DOI Listing
October 2012

Variations in the vascular endothelial growth factor pathway predict pulmonary complications.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Oct 12;94(4):1079-84; discussion 1084-5. Epub 2012 Jul 12.

City of Hope National Cancer Center, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Duarte, California 91010, USA.

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October 2012

Supercharged pedicled jejunal interposition for esophageal replacement: a 10-year experience.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Oct 29;94(4):1104-11; discussion 1111-3. Epub 2012 Aug 29.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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October 2012

Contemporary surgical management of cardiac paragangliomas.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Jun 25;93(6):1972-6. Epub 2012 Apr 25.

Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Cardiovascular Surgery, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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June 2012

Follow-up of patients with resected thoracic malignancies.

Thorac Surg Clin 2012 Feb 19;22(1):123-31, viii. Epub 2011 Oct 19.

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6431 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030-1503, USA.

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February 2012

Does the timing of esophagectomy after chemoradiation affect outcome?

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Jan 1;93(1):207-12; discussion 212-3. Epub 2011 Oct 1.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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January 2012

Genetic variations in epigenetic genes are predictors of recurrence in stage I or II non-small cell lung cancer patients.

Clin Cancer Res 2012 Jan;18(2):585-92

Division of Cancer Medicine, and Departments of Epidemiology and Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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January 2012

The prognostic factors of chest wall metastasis resection.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2011 Aug 3;40(2):328-33. Epub 2011 Apr 3.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77025, USA.

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August 2011

Perceptions regarding cardiothoracic surgical training at Veterans Affairs hospitals.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011 May 11;141(5):1107-13. Epub 2011 Mar 11.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Tex 77030, USA.

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May 2011

Automated symptom alerts reduce postoperative symptom severity after cancer surgery: a randomized controlled clinical trial.

J Clin Oncol 2011 Mar 31;29(8):994-1000. Epub 2011 Jan 31.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Symptom Research, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 1450, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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March 2011

The influence of high body mass index on the prognosis of patients with esophageal cancer after surgery as primary therapy.

Cancer 2010 Dec 8;116(24):5619-27. Epub 2010 Nov 8.

Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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December 2010

A clinical nomogram predicting pathologic lymph node involvement in esophageal cancer patients.

Ann Surg 2010 Oct;252(4):611-7

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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October 2010

Pathologic T0N1 esophageal cancer after neoadjuvant therapy and surgery: an orphan status.

Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Sep;90(3):884-90; discussion 890-1

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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September 2010

Improved long-term outcome with chemoradiotherapy strategies in esophageal cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Sep;90(3):892-8; discussion 898-9

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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September 2010

Non-small cell lung cancer resection in lymphoma patients.

Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Jul;90(1):210-6

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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July 2010

Comparison between established and the Worldwide Esophageal Cancer Collaboration staging systems.

Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Jun;89(6):1797-1803, 1804.e1-3; discussion 1803-4

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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June 2010

Age as a prognostic factor for patients with osteosarcoma: an analysis of 438 patients.

J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 2010 Apr 27;136(4):561-70. Epub 2009 Sep 27.

Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

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April 2010

Trimodality therapy without a platinum compound for localized carcinoma of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction.

Cancer 2010 Apr;116(7):1656-63

Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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April 2010

Factors dominating choice of surgical specialty.

J Am Coll Surg 2010 Mar;210(3):319-24

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA.

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March 2010

Association of age and survival in patients with gastroesophageal cancer undergoing surgery with or without preoperative therapy.

Cancer 2009 Oct;115(19):4450-8

Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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October 2009

Impact of tumor length on long-term survival of pT1 esophageal adenocarcinoma.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009 Oct 9;138(4):831-6. Epub 2009 Apr 9.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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October 2009

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration for staging of malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Sep;88(3):862-8; discussion 868-9

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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September 2009

Application of the revised lung cancer staging system (IASLC Staging Project) to a cancer center population.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009 Aug 28;138(2):412-418.e1-2. Epub 2009 May 28.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030-4095, USA.

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August 2009

Influence of age on choice of therapy and surgical outcomes in patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer.

Am Surg 2009 Jul;75(7):598-603; discussion 603-4

Greenville Hospital System, University Medical Center, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, 701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC 29605, USA.

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