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Node-Positive Segmentectomy for Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Risk Factors and Outcomes.

Clin Lung Cancer 2019 Jul 1;20(4):e463-e469. Epub 2019 Apr 1.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cllc.2019.03.006DOI Listing
July 2019

Evaluation of a simulation-based mini-elective on medical student interest in cardiac surgery.

J Card Surg 2019 Jul 3. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocs.14143DOI Listing
July 2019

Sublobar resection is associated with decreased survival for patients with early stage large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2019 Jun 9. Epub 2019 Jun 9.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivz140DOI 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

Is segmentectomy the future?

J Thorac Dis 2019 Jan;11(1):308-318

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.12.67DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6384380PMC
January 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

Prognostic Implications of Heterogeneity in Intra-tumoral Immune Composition for Recurrence in Early Stage Lung Cancer.

Front Immunol 2018 15;9:2298. Epub 2018 Oct 15.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.

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https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fimmu.2018.02298
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2018.02298DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6196259PMC
October 2018

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

A clinical prediction model for prolonged air leak after pulmonary resection.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 03 14;153(3):690-699.e2. Epub 2016 Oct 14.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.10.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5651171PMC
March 2017

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

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

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

Preoperative (3-dimensional) computed tomography lung reconstruction before anatomic segmentectomy or lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Sep 2;150(3):523-8. Epub 2015 Jul 2.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, Pa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.06.051DOI Listing
September 2015

Parenchymal preserving anatomic resections result in less pulmonary function loss in patients with Stage I non-small cell lung cancer.

J Cardiothorac Surg 2015 Apr 1;10:49. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery; Alleghany Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13019-015-0253-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4382835PMC
April 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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December 2014

PARP inhibitor activates the intrinsic pathway of apoptosis in primary lung cancer cells.

Cancer Invest 2014 Aug 4;32(7):339-48. Epub 2014 Jun 4.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA,1.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/07357907.2014.919303DOI Listing
August 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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4121502PMC
August 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

Minimally invasive enucleation of a large, extensively calcified esophageal leiomyoma.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014 Apr 15;147(4):e52-4. Epub 2014 Jan 15.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.12.054DOI Listing
April 2014

Anatomic segmentectomy and brachytherapy mesh implantation for clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Surgery 2014 Feb 5;155(2):340-6. Epub 2013 Dec 5.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2013.06.055DOI Listing
February 2014

Invited commentary.

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Dec;96(6):1965

Department of Surgery, Ochsner Medical Center, 8th Flr Clinic Tower, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA70121. Electronic address:

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December 2013

Reply: To PMID 22483652.

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Feb;95(2):772-3

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February 2013

Refinement of minimally invasive esophagectomy techniques after 15 years of experience.

J Gastrointest Surg 2012 Sep 10;16(9):1768-74. Epub 2012 Jul 10.

Department of Oncology, Shanghai Medical College, Cancer Hospital of Fudan University, 270 Dong'an Road, Shanghai, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11605-012-1950-2DOI Listing
September 2012

Use of energy-based coagulative fusion technology and lung sealants during anatomic lung resection.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012 Sep;144(3):S48-51

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

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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

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

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

Thoracoscopic basilar segmentectomy.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011 ;23(1):78-80

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2011.05.001DOI Listing
December 2011

Increased levels of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes are associated with improved recurrence-free survival in stage 1A non-small-cell lung cancer.

J Surg Res 2011 Nov 22;171(1):1-5. Epub 2011 Apr 22.

Division of Thoracic 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.jss.2011.03.068DOI Listing
November 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

Inhibition of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) induces apoptosis in lung cancer cell lines.

Cancer Invest 2011 Nov;29(9):608-16

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 15213, USA.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/07357907.2011.62
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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

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

The impact of scoliosis among patients with giant paraesophageal hernia.

J Gastrointest Surg 2011 Jan 8;15(1):23-8. Epub 2010 Sep 8.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11605-010-1307-7DOI Listing
January 2011

The use of esophageal transit and gastric emptying studies in the evaluation of patients undergoing laparoscopic fundoplication.

Surg Endosc 2010 Dec 19;24(12):3119-26. Epub 2010 May 19.

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-010-1099-6DOI Listing
December 2010

Preliminary results of anatomic lung resection using energy-based tissue and vessel coagulative fusion technology.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010 Nov 17;140(5):1168-73. Epub 2010 Sep 17.

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

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November 2010

Management of esophageal cancer.

Curr Probl Surg 2010 Nov;47(11):845-946

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1067/j.cpsurg.2010.07.002DOI Listing
November 2010

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

Diagnostic difficulties and pitfalls in rapid on-site evaluation of endobronchial ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration.

Cytojournal 2010 Jun 14;7. Epub 2010 Jun 14.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1742-6413.64385DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2895875PMC
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

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.05.020DOI Listing
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://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.05.012DOI Listing
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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2009.06.058DOI Listing
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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2009.06.049DOI Listing
October 2009

Surgical management of epiphrenic diverticula in the minimally invasive era.

JSLS 2009 Apr-Jun;13(2):160-4

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

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3015943PMC
September 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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.05.021DOI Listing
September 2009

Efficacy of signal pathway inhibitors alone and in combination with Cisplatin varies between human non-small cell lung cancer lines.

J Surg Res 2009 Jun 20;154(1):9-12. Epub 2008 Jun 20.

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.jss.2008.05.022DOI Listing
June 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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11605-009-0843-5DOI Listing
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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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S000349750900529
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.02.097DOI Listing
June 2009

Endoscopic therapies for the treatment of reflux disease.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2008 ;20(4):320-5

Division of Thoracic Surgery, The Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 5200 Conte Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2008.11.014DOI Listing
May 2009

Pneumocephalus after resection of a lung cancer with posterior chest wall involvement.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 May;87(5):1609-11

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.09.008DOI Listing
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://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.12.061DOI Listing
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://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.12.060DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2912110PMC
April 2009

Pancreaticopleural fistula presenting as right-sided hemothorax.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Apr;87(4):1262-4

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

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April 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

Should endobronchial ultrasonography be part of the thoracic surgeon's armamentarium?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009 Feb;137(2):413-8

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

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February 2009

Epiphrenic diverticulum and associated hypokalemia.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009 Jan 25;35(1):178. Epub 2008 Oct 25.

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

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January 2009

Technical challenges and utility of anterior exposure for thoracic spine pathology.

Ann Thorac Surg 2008 Dec;86(6):1762-8

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

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December 2008

Transcervical gastric tube drainage facilitates patient mobility and reduces the risk of pulmonary complications after esophagectomy.

J Gastrointest Surg 2008 Sep 17;12(9):1479-84. Epub 2008 Jun 17.

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September 2008

Cervical pharyngostomy: an old technique revisited.

Ann Surg 2008 Aug;248(2):199-204

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

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August 2008

Use of novel autoantibody and cancer-related protein arrays for the detection of esophageal adenocarcinoma in serum.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2008 Jul 22;136(1):199-204. Epub 2008 May 22.

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

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July 2008

Alterations in the density of interstitial cells of Cajal in achalasia.

Dig Dis Sci 2008 Jun;53(6):1488-92

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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

Minimally-invasive esophagomyotomy in 200 consecutive patients: factors influencing postoperative outcomes.

Ann Thorac Surg 2008 May;85(5):1729-34

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

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May 2008

Minimally invasive myotomy for achalasia in the elderly.

Surg Endosc 2008 Apr 20;22(4):862-5. Epub 2007 Nov 20.

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April 2008

Parenchymal-sparing resections: why, when, and how.

Thorac Surg Clin 2008 Feb;18(1):93-105

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February 2008

Variations in inflammation and nerve fiber loss reflect different subsets of achalasia patients.

J Surg Res 2007 Nov;143(1):177-82

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

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November 2007

Management of Barrett's esophagus.

Oncology (Williston Park) 2007 Oct;21(11):1382-9, 1392; discussion 1392, 1394, 1396

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October 2007

Anatomic segmentectomy in the treatment of stage I non-small cell lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2007 Sep;84(3):926-32; discussion 932-3

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

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September 2007

Role of sublobar resection (segmentectomy and wedge resection) in the surgical management of non-small cell lung cancer.

Thorac Surg Clin 2007 May;17(2):175-90

Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Suite 715, Professional Office Building 1, UPMC Shadyside Medical Center, 5200 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA.

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May 2007

Ablative treatments for lung tumors: radiofrequency ablation, stereotactic radiosurgery, and microwave ablation.

Thorac Surg Clin 2007 May;17(2):261-71

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May 2007

Barrett's esophagus-emerging concepts and controversies.

J Surg Oncol 2007 Mar;95(3):185-9

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March 2007

Initial experience with minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2006 Aug;82(2):402-6; discussion 406-7

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

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August 2006

Barrett's esophagus: diagnostic approaches and surveillance.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005 ;17(4):301-12

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June 2006

Complications of minimally invasive esophagectomy.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004 ;16(2):133-41

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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November 2004

Isolation and tracking of a rare lymphoid progenitor cell which facilitates bone marrow transplantation in mice.

J Immunol Methods 2004 Sep;292(1-2):73-81

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September 2004

Barrett's esophagus: current status of treatment.

Adv Surg 2003 ;37:179-96

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October 2003

Solitary sites of metastatic disease in non-small cell lung cancer.

Curr Treat Options Oncol 2003 Feb;4(1):65-79

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February 2003