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The Molecular Biologic Basis of Esophageal and Gastric Cancers.

Surg Clin North Am 2019 Jun;99(3):403-418

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Lothrop St. Suite C-800, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.suc.2019.02.010DOI Listing
June 2019

Factors influencing recurrence following anatomic lung resection for clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer.

Lung Cancer 2019 02 26;128:145-151. Epub 2018 Dec 26.

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2018.12.026DOI Listing
February 2019

Percutaneous computed tomography-guided biopsy performed by thoracic surgeons in 955 patients: A paradigm shift in image-guided thoracic procedures.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Nov 13. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.09.125DOI Listing
November 2018

The Mesenchymal State Predicts Poor Disease-Free Survival in Resectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Jul 9;104(1):321-328. Epub 2017 May 9.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Hillman Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.091DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5894479PMC
July 2017

Prospective study of quality of life after lung cancer resection.

Ann Transl Med 2017 May;5(10):204

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/atm.2017.04.34DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5451629PMC
May 2017

Targeting Immune Checkpoints in Esophageal Cancer: A High Mutational Load Tumor.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Apr;103(4):1340-1349

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, and Departments of Immunology and Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Lion Biotechnologies, Tampa, Florida.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.12.011DOI Listing
April 2017

Minimally invasive staging of esophageal cancer.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2017 Mar;6(2):110-118

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2017.03.18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5387151PMC
March 2017

Robotic assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy (RAMIE): the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center initial experience.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2017 Mar;6(2):179-185

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2017.03.12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5387149PMC
March 2017

Reply.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 09;102(3):1027-1028

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop St, Ste C-800, Pittsburgh, PA15213.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.03.103DOI Listing
September 2016

Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy-Guided Dye Marking for Thoracoscopic Resection of Pulmonary Nodules.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jul 5;102(1):223-9. Epub 2016 May 5.

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.02.040DOI Listing
July 2016

Minimally invasive versus open thymectomy: a systematic review of surgical techniques, patient demographics, and perioperative outcomes.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2016 Jan;5(1):1-9

1 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA ; 2 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2225-319X.2016.01.01DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4740099PMC
January 2016

Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Recurrent Lung Neoplasm: An Analysis of Outcomes in 100 Patients.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Dec 19;100(6):2019-24. Epub 2015 Sep 19.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.113DOI Listing
December 2015

Lung Cancer Risk Prediction Using Common SNPs Located in GWAS-Identified Susceptibility Regions.

J Thorac Oncol 2015 Nov;10(11):1538-45

Departments of *Epidemiology and †Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Departments of ‡Medicine, §Radiology, and ‖Cardiothoracic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and ¶Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JTO.0000000000000666DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4636453PMC
November 2015

Thoracic Esophageal Diverticula: A 15-Year Experience of Minimally Invasive Surgical Management.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Nov 19;100(5):1795-802. Epub 2015 Sep 19.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.122DOI Listing
November 2015

Expression of PAM50 Genes in Lung Cancer: Evidence that Interactions between Hormone Receptors and HER2/HER3 Contribute to Poor Outcome.

Neoplasia 2015 Nov;17(11):817-25

Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213; University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neo.2015.11.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4681883PMC
November 2015

Reply to Letter: "Poorer Survival for Stage IIa Patients After Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy".

Ann Surg 2015 Aug;262(2):e45-7

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000000864DOI Listing
August 2015

Minimally invasive esophagectomy: results of a prospective phase II multicenter trial-the eastern cooperative oncology group (E2202) study.

Ann Surg 2015 Apr;261(4):702-7

*Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA †Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA ‡Department of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA §Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL ¶Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis ‖Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA **Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000000993DOI Listing
April 2015

Resection of thymoma should include nodal sampling.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Mar 24;149(3):737-42. Epub 2014 Nov 24.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.11.054DOI Listing
March 2015

Roux-en-Y near esophagojejunostomy for failed antireflux operations: outcomes in more than 100 patients.

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Dec 29;98(6):1905-11; discussion 1911-3. Epub 2014 Oct 29.

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.07.004DOI Listing
December 2014

Inherited variation in the ATP-binding cassette transporter ABCB1 and survival after chemotherapy for stage III-IV lung cancer.

J Thorac Oncol 2014 Sep;9(9):1264-71

*University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and †Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health; ‡Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; §Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; ‖Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; ¶Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JTO.0000000000000262DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4134100PMC
September 2014

Recurrence and survival outcomes after anatomic segmentectomy versus lobectomy for clinical stage I non-small-cell lung cancer: a propensity-matched analysis.

J Clin Oncol 2014 Aug 30;32(23):2449-55. Epub 2014 Jun 30.

Rodney J. Landreneau, Neil A. Christie, Omar Awais, Joseph J. Wizorek, Ghulam Abbas, Arjun Pennathur, Manisha Shende, Benny Weksler, James D. Luketich, and Matthew J. Schuchert, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Daniel P. Normolle, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; and Rodney J. Landreneau, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://ascopubs.org/doi/10.1200/JCO.2013.50.8762
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2013.50.8762DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4121502PMC
August 2014

Comparison of cancer-associated genetic abnormalities in columnar-lined esophagus tissues with and without goblet cells.

Ann Surg 2014 Jul;260(1):72-80

*Departments of Surgery ‡Pathology, and ‖Biostatistics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY †Life Technologies, Foster City, CA **Dana Farber Cancer Center, Boston, MA ††University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI ¶University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; and §Department of Surgery, Boston University, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000000424DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4047149PMC
July 2014

Anterior thoracic surgical approaches in the treatment of spinal infections and neoplasms.

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 May 6;97(5):1750-6; discussion 1756-7. Epub 2014 Mar 6.

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.09.085DOI Listing
May 2014

F-box protein complex FBXL19 regulates TGFβ1-induced E-cadherin down-regulation by mediating Rac3 ubiquitination and degradation.

Mol Cancer 2014 Apr 1;13:76. Epub 2014 Apr 1.

Department of Medicine and the Acute Lung Injury Center of Excellence, University of Pittsburgh, 3459 Fifth Avenue, NW 628MUH, Pittsburgh 15213, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1476-4598-13-76DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3994216PMC
April 2014

Cyclin E involved in early stage carcinogenesis of esophageal adenocarcinoma by SNP DNA microarray and immunohistochemical studies.

BMC Gastroenterol 2014 Apr 17;14:78. Epub 2014 Apr 17.

Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 626, Rochester, NY 14642, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-230X-14-78DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3998234PMC
April 2014

Nighttime intensivist staffing: is there evidence for a need?

Authors:
Arjun Pennathur

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012 ;24(4):244-5

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2013.01.001DOI Listing
September 2013

Randomized trial comparing minimally invasive esophagectomy and open esophagectomy: early perioperative outcomes appear improved with a minimally invasive approach.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012 ;24(3):153-4

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2012.10.008DOI Listing
June 2013

Gene expression profiles in esophageal adenocarcinoma predict survival after resection.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013 Feb;145(2):505-12; discussion 512-3

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.10.031DOI Listing
February 2013

Oesophageal carcinoma.

Lancet 2013 Feb;381(9864):400-12

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60643-6DOI Listing
February 2013

Thymic carcinoma: a multivariate analysis of factors predictive of survival in 290 patients.

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Jan 7;95(1):299-303. Epub 2012 Nov 7.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.09.006DOI Listing
January 2013

Clinicopathologic characteristics of high expression of Bmi-1 in esophageal adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

BMC Gastroenterol 2012 Oct 18;12:146. Epub 2012 Oct 18.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-230X-12-146DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3544684PMC
October 2012

Surgical resection should be considered for stage I and II small cell carcinoma of the lung.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Sep 17;94(3):889-93. Epub 2012 Mar 17.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.01.015DOI Listing
September 2012

Anatomic segmentectomy for the solitary pulmonary nodule and early-stage lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Jun 6;93(6):1780-5; discussion 1786-7. Epub 2012 Apr 6.

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.11.074DOI Listing
June 2012

The role of adjuvant radiation therapy for resected stage III thymoma: a population-based study.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Jun 1;93(6):1822-8; discussion 1828-9. Epub 2012 May 1.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.03.004DOI Listing
June 2012

Extended Chamberlain minithoracotomy: a safe and versatile approach for difficult lung resections.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 May 28;93(5):1641-5; discussion 1646. Epub 2012 Mar 28.

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.11.010DOI Listing
May 2012

Comparative genomics of esophageal adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Apr;93(4):1101-6

Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642-8410, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.01.064DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3401935PMC
April 2012

Thymomas and extrathymic cancers.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Mar 1;93(3):884-8. Epub 2011 Oct 1.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.05.089DOI Listing
March 2012

Postesophagectomy chylothorax: incidence, risk factors, and outcomes.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Mar 15;93(3):897-903; discussion 903-4. Epub 2012 Jan 15.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.10.060DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3430511PMC
March 2012

Influence of age and IB status after resection of node-negative non-small cell lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Mar;93(3):929-35; discussion 935-6

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.09.047DOI Listing
March 2012

Impact of tumor size on outcomes after anatomic lung resection for stage 1A non-small cell lung cancer based on the current staging system.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012 Feb 9;143(2):390-7. Epub 2011 Dec 9.

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.10.023DOI Listing
February 2012

Retrospective review of patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer treated at the University of Pittsburgh.

Am J Clin Oncol 2011 Dec;34(6):587-92

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), PA 15232, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/COC.0b013e3181f942afDOI Listing
December 2011

Quality of life after collis gastroplasty for short esophagus in patients with paraesophageal hernia.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Nov 25;92(5):1854-60; discussion 1860-1. Epub 2011 Sep 25.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.06.030DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4067000PMC
November 2011

Reoperative antireflux surgery for failed fundoplication: an analysis of outcomes in 275 patients.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Sep 29;92(3):1083-9; discussion 1089-90. Epub 2011 Jul 29.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.02.088DOI Listing
September 2011

Emerging treatment for stage I non-small cell lung cancer: introduction.

Authors:
Arjun Pennathur

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010 ;22(1)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2010.05.007DOI Listing
June 2011

Sublobar resection for early-stage lung cancer.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010 ;22(1):22-31

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, UPMC Health System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2010.04.004DOI Listing
June 2011

Image-guided radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of early-stage non-small cell lung neoplasm in high-risk patients.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010 ;22(1):53-8

The Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2010.06.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4626887PMC
June 2011

Oncologic outcomes after surgical resection of subcentimeter non-small cell lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Jun 4;91(6):1681-7; discussion 1687-8. Epub 2011 May 4.

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.01.010DOI Listing
June 2011

Density of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes correlates with disease recurrence and survival in patients with large non-small-cell lung cancer tumors.

J Surg Res 2011 May 23;167(2):207-10. Epub 2009 Sep 23.

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2009.08.029DOI Listing
May 2011

Impact of angiolymphatic and pleural invasion on surgical outcomes for stage I non-small cell lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Apr;91(4):1059-65; discussion 1065

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.11.038DOI Listing
April 2011

Impact of anastomotic leak on outcomes after transhiatal esophagectomy.

Surgery 2010 Oct 30;148(4):831-8; discussion 838-40. Epub 2010 Aug 30.

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, UPMC Health System, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2010.07.034DOI Listing
October 2010

Minimally invasive esophagectomy for Barrett's with high-grade dysplasia and early adenocarcinoma of the esophagus.

J Gastrointest Surg 2010 Jun 1;14(6):948-50. Epub 2010 Apr 1.

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop St, Suite C-800, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11605-009-1152-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3667545PMC
June 2010

Technique of minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Jun;89(6):S2159-62

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3221, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.03.069DOI Listing
June 2010

The "best operation" for esophageal cancer?

Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Jun;89(6):S2163-7

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3221, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.03.068DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3769958PMC
June 2010

Minimally invasive redo antireflux surgery: lessons learned.

Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Jun;89(6):S2174-9

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3221, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.03.077DOI Listing
June 2010

Outcomes after a decade of laparoscopic giant paraesophageal hernia repair.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010 Feb 11;139(2):395-404, 404.e1. Epub 2009 Dec 11.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2009.10.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2813424PMC
February 2010

Anterior minithoracotomy: a direct approach to the difficult hilum for upper lobectomy, pneumonectomy, and sleeve lobectomy.

Ann Surg Oncol 2010 Jan 12;17(1):123-8. Epub 2009 Nov 12.

Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-009-0799-4DOI Listing
January 2010

Radiofrequency and microwave ablation of lung tumors.

J Surg Oncol 2009 Dec;100(8):645-50

Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jso.21334DOI Listing
December 2009

Stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of lung neoplasm: experience in 100 consecutive patients.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Nov;88(5):1594-600; discussion 1600

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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November 2009

Image-guided radiofrequency ablation of lung neoplasm in 100 consecutive patients by a thoracic surgical service.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Nov;88(5):1601-6; discussion 1607-8

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2921840PMC
November 2009

Contemporaneous management of esophageal perforation.

Surgery 2009 Oct;146(4):749-55; discussion 755-6

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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October 2009

Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia.

Surgery 2009 Oct;146(4):826-31; discussion 831-3

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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October 2009

Endobronchial ultrasound as a diagnostic tool in patients with mediastinal lymphadenopathy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Sep;88(3):896-900; discussion 901-2

Heart, Lung and Esophageal Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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September 2009

Minimally invasive surgical treatment of sigmoidal esophagus in achalasia.

J Gastrointest Surg 2009 Jun 27;13(6):1029-35; discussion 1035-6. Epub 2009 Mar 27.

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, UPMC Health System, Shadyside Medical Building, Suite 715, 5200 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA.

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June 2009

Anatomic segmentectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer in the elderly.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Jun;87(6):1662-6; discussion 1667-8

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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June 2009

Invited commentary.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 May;87(5):1572

The Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop St, Suite C-800, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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May 2009

Radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of pulmonary metastases.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Apr;87(4):1030-6; discussion 1036-9

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2921841PMC
April 2009

Esophagectomy for T1 esophageal cancer: outcomes in 100 patients and implications for endoscopic therapy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Apr;87(4):1048-54; discussion 1054-5

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2912110PMC
April 2009

Surgical resection is justified in non-small cell lung cancer patients with node negative T4 satellite lesions.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Mar;87(3):893-9

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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March 2009

Stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of stage I non-small cell lung cancer in high-risk patients.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009 Mar;137(3):597-604

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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March 2009

Impact of obesity on perioperative outcomes of minimally invasive esophagectomy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Feb;87(2):412-5

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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February 2009

Laparoscopic repair of giant paraesophageal hernia results in long-term patient satisfaction and a durable repair.

J Gastrointest Surg 2008 Dec 8;12(12):2066-75; discussion 2075-7. Epub 2008 Oct 8.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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December 2008

Minimally invasive surgical treatment of esophageal carcinoma.

Gastrointest Cancer Res 2008 Nov;2(6):295

The Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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November 2008

Radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of lung neoplasm.

Expert Rev Med Devices 2008 Sep;5(5):613-21

The Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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September 2008

Long-term results of a phase II trial of neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by esophagectomy for locally advanced esophageal neoplasm.

Ann Thorac Surg 2008 Jun;85(6):1930-6; discussion 1936-7

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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June 2008

Roux-en-Y near esophagojejunostomy for intractable gastroesophageal reflux after antireflux surgery.

Ann Thorac Surg 2008 Jun;85(6):1954-9; discussion 1959-61

The Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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June 2008

Polyflex expandable stents in the treatment of esophageal disease: initial experience.

Ann Thorac Surg 2008 Jun;85(6):1968-72; discussion 1973

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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June 2008