Publications by authors named "Nasser K Altorki"

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National trends and perioperative outcomes of robotic oesophagectomy following induction chemoradiation therapy: a National Cancer Database propensity-matched analysis.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2020 Nov 17. Epub 2020 Nov 17.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine - New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezaa336DOI Listing
November 2020

Low Subcutaneous Adiposity and Mortality in Esophageal Cancer.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2020 Oct 2. Epub 2020 Oct 2.

Department of Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0737DOI Listing
October 2020

Staple Line Thickening After Sublobar Resection: Reaction or Recurrence?

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 06 11;109(6):1670-1676. Epub 2020 Feb 11.

Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.12.065DOI Listing
June 2020

Do the surgical results in the National Lung Screening Trial reflect modern thoracic surgical practice?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 05 15;157(5):2038-2046.e1. Epub 2018 Dec 15.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.11.139DOI Listing
May 2019

Sublobar resection for node-negative lung cancer 2-5 cm in size.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Nov;56(5):858-866

Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezz146DOI Listing
November 2019

Extent of lymphadenectomy is associated with oncological efficacy of sublobar resection for lung cancer ≤2 cm.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 06 28;157(6):2454-2465.e1. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.01.136DOI Listing
June 2019

Do individual surgeon volumes affect outcomes in thoracic surgery?†.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Oct;56(4):770-777

Department of Health Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezz095DOI Listing
October 2019

Neoadjuvant Therapy for Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer Should Be Targeted to Tumor Histology.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 01 29;107(1):187-193. Epub 2018 Sep 29.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.07.089DOI Listing
January 2019

Segmentectomy Is Equivalent to Lobectomy in Hypermetabolic Clinical Stage IA Lung Adenocarcinomas.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 01 19;107(1):217-223. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine-New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.07.042DOI Listing
January 2019

Segmentectomy Is Equivalent to Lobectomy in Hypermetabolic Clinical Stage IA Lung Adenocarcinomas.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 01 19;107(1):217-223. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine-New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.07.042DOI Listing
January 2019

Incidence and Prognostic Significance of Carcinoid Lymph Node Metastases.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 10 15;106(4):981-988. Epub 2018 Jun 15.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.05.044DOI Listing
October 2018

Molecular Testing for Early Lung Cancer.

Authors:
Nasser K Altorki

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2018 07 6;142(7):794-795. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

From the Division of Thoracic Surgery and the Solid Tumor Program, Meyer Cancer Center, New York Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York.

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July 2018

Predictors of Survival After Treatment of Oligometastases After Esophagectomy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 Feb 21;105(2):357-362. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.10.039DOI Listing
February 2018

The NeoRes trial: questioning the benefit of radiation therapy as part of neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal adenocarcinoma.

J Thorac Dis 2017 Oct;9(10):3465-3468

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2017.08.146DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5723823PMC
October 2017

T1N0 oesophageal cancer: patterns of care and outcomes over 25 years.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 05;53(5):952-959

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezx430DOI Listing
May 2018

Pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinoma: an analysis of a rare cancer from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 04;53(4):828-834

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezx417DOI Listing
April 2018

Never smokers with resected lung cancer: different demographics, similar survival.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 04;53(4):842-848

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezx390DOI Listing
April 2018

Robotic Thymectomy Is Feasible for Large Thymomas: A Propensity-Matched Comparison.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Nov 19;104(5):1673-1678. Epub 2017 Sep 19.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.074DOI Listing
November 2017

Fischer et al. reply.

Nature 2017 07;547(7661):E5-E6

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, New York, New York 10065, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature22817DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6377064PMC
July 2017

Clinical Predictors of Nodal Metastases in Peripherally Clinical T1a N0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Oct 24;104(4):1153-1158. Epub 2017 May 24.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.02.074DOI Listing
October 2017

Robotic Thymectomy: Learning Curve and Associated Perioperative Outcomes.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 Jul 25;27(7):685-690. Epub 2017 Jan 25.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical College , New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/lap.2016.0553DOI Listing
July 2017

Matrix Metalloproteinase 14 promotes lung cancer by cleavage of Heparin-Binding EGF-like Growth Factor.

Neoplasia 2017 02 23;19(2):55-64. Epub 2016 Dec 23.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, 1300 York Avenue, 525 East 68th Street, NY, New York 10065, USA; Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Weill Cornell Medicine, 1300 York Avenue, 525 East 68th Street, NY, New York 10065, USA; Neuberger Berman Lung Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medicine, 1300 York Avenue, 525 East 68th Street, NY, New York 10065, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neo.2016.11.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5198728PMC
February 2017

Adenovirus Protein E4-ORF1 Activation of PI3 Kinase Reveals Differential Regulation of Downstream Effector Pathways in Adipocytes.

Cell Rep 2016 12;17(12):3305-3318

Department of Biochemistry, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY 10065, USA; Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY 10065, USA; Lung Cancer Program, Meyer Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY 10065, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2016.11.082DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5193245PMC
December 2016

The importance of lymph node dissection accompanying wedge resection for clinical stage IA lung cancer.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017 03;51(3):511-517

Lung Cancer Program, Meyer Cancer Center, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, United States, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezw343DOI Listing
March 2017

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Is the Preferred Approach Following Induction Chemotherapy.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 May 20;27(5):495-500. Epub 2016 Dec 20.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital , New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/lap.2016.0540DOI Listing
May 2017

Prediagnosis aspirin use and outcomes in a prospective cohort of esophageal cancer patients.

Therap Adv Gastroenterol 2016 Nov 15;9(6):806-814. Epub 2016 Jul 15.

Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 W 168th Street, PH 7W-318, New York, NY 10032, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1756283X16657985DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5076766PMC
November 2016

Anatomical Segmentectomy and Wedge Resections Are Associated with Comparable Outcomes for Patients with Small cT1N0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

J Thorac Oncol 2016 11 3;11(11):1984-1992. Epub 2016 Aug 3.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2016.06.031DOI Listing
November 2016

Predictors of Pleural Implants in Patients With Thymic Tumors.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Nov 18;102(5):1647-1652. Epub 2016 Jun 18.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.04.026DOI Listing
November 2016

Clinical Predictors of Persistent Mediastinal Nodal Disease After Induction Therapy for Stage IIIA N2 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Jan 9;103(1):281-286. Epub 2016 Sep 9.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine-New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.06.061DOI Listing
January 2017

Surgery is the Optimum Local Therapeutic Modality for Second Primary Lung Cancer.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 27;28(1):201-2. Epub 2016 Apr 27.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2016.04.013DOI Listing
August 2017

Screening for Lung Cancer.

Surg Oncol Clin N Am 2016 07;25(3):469-79

Division of Thoracic Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soc.2016.02.002DOI Listing
July 2016

Computed Tomography Screening for Lung Cancer: Mediastinal Lymph Node Resection in Stage IA Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer Manifesting as Subsolid and Solid Nodules.

Ann Surg 2017 05;265(5):1025-1033

*Departments of Thoracic Surgery and Radiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY †Department of Surgery, Christiana Care, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Newark, DE ‡Department of Surgery, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA §Department of Surgery, South Nassau Communities Hospital, Long Island, NY ¶Department of Surgery, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY ||Deprtment of Surgery, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, San Mateo, CA **Department of Surgery, Wellstar Health System, Marietta, GA ††Department of Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, FL ‡‡Department of Surgery, The Valley Hospital Cancer Center, Paramus, NJ §§Department of Surgery, John Muir Cancer Institute, Concord, CA ¶¶Department of Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA ||||Department of Surgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY ***Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital Center, New York, NY †††Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY ‡‡‡Phoenix Veterans Health Care System, Phoenix, AZ §§§Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000001802DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5995117PMC
May 2017

Preoperative Chemoradiation Therapy Versus Chemotherapy in Patients Undergoing Modified En Bloc Esophagectomy for Locally Advanced Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: Is Radiotherapy Beneficial?

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Apr 23;101(4):1262-9; discussion 1969-70. Epub 2016 Feb 23.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.11.070DOI Listing
April 2016

Incidence and implications of postoperative supraventricular tachycardia after pulmonary lobectomy.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Apr 12;151(4):982-8. Epub 2015 Dec 12.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Division, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.11.057DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5124904PMC
April 2016

Incidence and Factors Associated With Hospital Readmission After Pulmonary Lobectomy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Feb 22;101(2):434-42; diacussion 442-3. Epub 2015 Dec 22.

Department of Anesthesiology, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.10.001DOI Listing
February 2016

The Microenvironment of Lung Cancer and Therapeutic Implications.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2016 ;890:75-110

Department of Radiation Oncology, New York University School of Medicine, 566 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10016, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24932-2_5DOI Listing
May 2016

Clinical Issues in the Surgical Management of Screen-Identified Lung Cancers.

Oncology (Williston Park) 2015 12;29(12):944-9, 951

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December 2015

Lung inflammation promotes metastasis through neutrophil protease-mediated degradation of Tsp-1.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015 Dec 14;112(52):16000-5. Epub 2015 Dec 14.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10065; Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10065; Neuberger Berman Lung Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10065;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1507294112DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4703007PMC
December 2015

Lobectomy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer by Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery: Effects of Cumulative Institutional Experience on Adequacy of Lymphadenectomy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Mar 2;101(3):1116-22. Epub 2015 Dec 2.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.09.073DOI Listing
March 2016

Locally advanced esophageal cancer: What becomes of 5-year survivors?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Mar 30;151(3):726-732. Epub 2015 Oct 30.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York, NY. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.10.096DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5182511PMC
March 2016

Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition is not required for lung metastasis but contributes to chemoresistance.

Nature 2015 Nov 11;527(7579):472-6. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, New York, New York 10065, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature15748DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4662610PMC
November 2015

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Is a Safe and Effective Alternative to Thoracotomy for Anatomical Segmentectomy in Patients With Clinical Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Feb 26;101(2):465-72; discussion 472. Epub 2015 Sep 26.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.112DOI Listing
February 2016

Adjuvant Erlotinib Versus Placebo in Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (RADIANT): A Randomized, Double-Blind, Phase III Trial.

J Clin Oncol 2015 Dec 31;33(34):4007-14. Epub 2015 Aug 31.

Karen Kelly, University of California, Davis, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sacramento, CA; Nasser K. Altorki, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY; Wilfried E.E. Eberhardt, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany; Mary E.R. O'Brien, Royal Marsden Hospital, London, United Kingdom; David R. Spigel, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville, TN; Lucio Crinò, Ospedale S. Maria della Misericordia, Perugia, Italy; Chun-Ming Tsai, Taipei General Hospital and National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Joo-Hang Kim, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul; Eun Kyung Cho, Gachon University, Incheon, Korea; Philip C. Hoffman, The University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago; Jiuzhou Wang and Margaret A. Foley, Astellas Pharma, Northbrook, IL; Sergey V. Orlov, I.P. Pavlov Medical University, St Petersburg, Russia; Piotr Serwatowski, Specjalistyczny Szpital, Sokolowskiego, Szczecin, Poland; Julie D. Horan, Novella Clinical, Boulder, CO; and Frances A. Shepherd, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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December 2015

National Analysis of Short-Term Outcomes After Pulmonary Resections on Cardiopulmonary Bypass.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Dec 18;100(6):2064-71. Epub 2015 Aug 18.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College-New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.05.085DOI Listing
December 2015

Identification of Reprogrammed Myeloid Cell Transcriptomes in NSCLC.

PLoS One 2015 5;10(6):e0129123. Epub 2015 Jun 5.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, New York, New York 10065, United States of America; Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, New York, New York 10065, United States of America; Neuberger Berman Lung Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, New York, New York 10065, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4457876PMC
March 2016

Reply: To PMID 19272548.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 May;99(5):1865-6

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 635 Madison Ave, Ste 1101, New York, NY10022.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.02.082DOI Listing
May 2015

Predictors of Disease-free Survival and Recurrence in Patients with Resected Bronchial Carcinoid Tumors.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Mar 10;64(2):159-65. Epub 2015 Mar 10.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1544211DOI Listing
March 2016

Transcriptome analysis of individual stromal cell populations identifies stroma-tumor crosstalk in mouse lung cancer model.

Cell Rep 2015 Feb 19;10(7):1187-201. Epub 2015 Feb 19.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, 525 East 68(th) Street, New York, NY 10065, USA; Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, 525 East 68(th) Street, New York, NY 10065, USA; Neuberger Berman Lung Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, 525 East 68(th) Street, New York, NY 10065, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2015.01.040DOI Listing
February 2015

Clinical predictors of early cancer-related mortality following neoadjuvant therapy and oesophagectomy.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2015 Sep 5;48(3):455-60; discussion 460-1. Epub 2015 Jan 5.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezu479DOI Listing
September 2015

Characteristics and outcomes of secondary nodules identified on initial computed tomography scan for patients undergoing resection for primary non-small cell lung cancer.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Jan 14;149(1):19-24. Epub 2014 Oct 14.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.10.057DOI Listing
January 2015

Long term survival with thoracoscopic versus open lobectomy: propensity matched comparative analysis using SEER-Medicare database.

BMJ 2014 Oct 2;349:g5575. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

Department of Health Policy and Research, Patient Centered Comparative Effectiveness Program, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4183188PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5575DOI Listing
October 2014

A propensity-matched analysis of wedge resection and stereotactic body radiotherapy for early stage lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Oct 29;98(4):1152-9. Epub 2014 Jul 29.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.04.128DOI Listing
October 2014

Surgical lung biopsy in adult respiratory distress syndrome: a meta-analysis.

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Oct 25;98(4):1254-60. Epub 2014 Jul 25.

Divisions of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.05.029DOI Listing
October 2014

Perioperative Outcomes after Lung Resection in Obese Patients.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Oct 28;63(7):544-50. Epub 2014 Jul 28.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1383720DOI Listing
October 2015

Comparative effectiveness of robotic-assisted vs thoracoscopic lobectomy.

Chest 2014 Dec;146(6):1505-1512

Department of Public Health, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.13-3032DOI Listing
December 2014

Outcomes of unresected ground-glass nodules with cytology suspicious for adenocarcinoma.

J Thorac Oncol 2014 May;9(5):685-91

*Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; †Department of Pathology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; and ‡Department of Thoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.

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May 2014

Multiphoton microscopy: a potential "optical biopsy" tool for real-time evaluation of lung tumors without the need for exogenous contrast agents.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2014 Aug 7;138(8):1037-47. Epub 2013 Nov 7.

From the Departments of Urology (Dr Jain), Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (Drs Narula and Shevchuk), Biochemistry (Drs Aggarwal and Mukherjee, Mr Sterling, and Mr Salamoon), Thoracic Surgery (Drs Stiles and Altorki), and Surgery (Mr Chandel), Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York; and the School of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (Dr Webb). Dr Aggarwal is now with the Department of Science, Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York.

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August 2014

Invited commentary.

Authors:
Nasser K Altorki

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Oct;96(4):1195

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Suite M-404, Weill Cornell Medical College, 525 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065. Electronic address:

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October 2013

Outcomes of lobectomy in patients with severely compromised lung function (predicted postoperative diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide % ≤ 40%).

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2013 Dec;10(6):616-21

1 Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York.

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December 2013

Localized mesothelioma tumour arising synchronously with a primary contralateral lung cancer.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2013 Dec 15;17(6):1061-2. Epub 2013 Aug 15.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA.

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December 2013

Complete metabolic response is not uniformly predictive of complete pathologic response after induction therapy for esophageal cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Nov 26;96(5):1820-5. Epub 2013 Jul 26.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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November 2013

Long-term survival after lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer by video-assisted thoracic surgery versus thoracotomy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Sep 16;96(3):951-60; discussion 960-1. Epub 2013 Jul 16.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10065, USA.

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September 2013

Prevalence and outcomes of anatomic lung resection for hemoptysis: an analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample database.

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Aug 28;96(2):391-8. Epub 2013 Jun 28.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10065, USA.

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August 2013

Management and outcomes of patients on preoperative plavix (clopidogrel) undergoing general thoracic surgery.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013 Sep 19;61(6):489-95. Epub 2012 Nov 19.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States.

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September 2013

Traditional techniques of esophagectomy.

Surg Clin North Am 2012 Oct;92(5):1249-63

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10024, USA.

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October 2012

Ratio of positron emission tomography uptake to tumor size in surgically resected non-small cell lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Feb 20;95(2):397-403; discussion 404. Epub 2012 Sep 20.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA.

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February 2013

Outcomes after lobectomy using thoracoscopy vs thoracotomy: a comparative effectiveness analysis utilizing the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2013 Apr 22;43(4):813-7. Epub 2012 Jul 22.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital System, New York, NY 10065, USA.

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April 2013

Radiographic and clinical characterization of false negative results from CT-guided needle biopsies of lung nodules.

J Thorac Oncol 2012 May;7(5):815-20

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA.

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May 2012

Definitive therapy for isolated esophageal metastases prolongs survival.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Aug 22;94(2):413-9; discussion 419-20. Epub 2012 May 22.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA.

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August 2012

Gastropericardial fistula: a late complication of esophageal reconstruction.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 May;93(5):1729-31

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA.

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May 2012

Worldwide Oesophageal Cancer Collaboration guidelines for lymphadenectomy predict survival following neoadjuvant therapy.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2012 Oct 4;42(4):659-64. Epub 2012 Apr 4.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York 10021, USA.

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October 2012

Comparative analysis of diaphragmatic hernia repair outcomes using the nationwide inpatient sample database.

Arch Surg 2012 Jul;147(7):607-12

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College, NY 10065, USA.

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July 2012

Myeloid progenitor cells in the premetastatic lung promote metastases by inducing mesenchymal to epithelial transition.

Cancer Res 2012 Mar 26;72(6):1384-94. Epub 2012 Jan 26.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Neuberger Berman Lung Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA.

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March 2012

Screening for lung cancer: challenges for the thoracic surgeon.

Surg Oncol Clin N Am 2011 Oct;20(4):619-35

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October 2011

Lobectomy in octogenarians with non-small cell lung cancer: ramifications of increasing life expectancy and the benefits of minimally invasive surgery.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Dec 7;92(6):1951-7. Epub 2011 Oct 7.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA.

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December 2011

Prevalence, outcomes, and a risk-benefit analysis of diaphragmatic hernia admissions: an examination of the National Inpatient Sample database.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011 Oct 30;142(4):747-54. Epub 2011 Jul 30.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Public Health, New York Presbyterian Hospital System, New York, NY 10065, USA.

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October 2011

Cumulative radiation dose from medical imaging procedures in patients undergoing resection for lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Oct 13;92(4):1170-8; discussion 1178-9. Epub 2011 Jul 13.

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA.

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October 2011

Clinical T2-T3N0M0 esophageal cancer: the risk of node positive disease.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Aug 24;92(2):491-6; discussion 496-8. Epub 2011 Jun 24.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA.

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August 2011