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Commentary: Do we have the right combatants? Should it be minimally invasive surgery versus therapy that removes no lymph nodes?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Nov 18;158(5):1467-1468. Epub 2019 Jul 18.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.07.004DOI Listing
November 2019

Technique, Outcomes With Navigational Bronchoscopy Using Indocyanine Green for Robotic Segmentectomy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Aug 10;108(2):363-369. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.03.032DOI Listing
August 2019

Virtual or Augmented Reality to Enhance Surgical Education and Surgical Planning.

Thorac Surg Clin 2019 Aug;29(3):329-337

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, 550 1st Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.thorsurg.2019.03.010DOI Listing
August 2019

The Utility of Near-Infrared Fluorescence and Indocyanine Green During Robotic Pulmonary Resection.

Front Surg 2019 9;6:47. Epub 2019 Aug 9.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fsurg.2019.00047DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6696346PMC
August 2019

Non-small cell lung cancer 2 cm or less: robotic segmentectomy sets the gold standard against non-surgical therapy.

Ann Transl Med 2019 Jul;7(Suppl 3):S96

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/atm.2019.04.51DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6685859PMC
July 2019

Incidence, Management, and Outcomes of Intraoperative Catastrophes During Robotic Pulmonary Resection.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Jun 27. Epub 2019 Jun 27.

Thoracic Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.05.020DOI Listing
June 2019

Robotic Anatomical Segmentectomy: An Analysis of the Learning Curve.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 May 19;107(5):1515-1522. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.11.041DOI Listing
May 2019

Robotic Approach to Combined Anatomic Pulmonary Subsegmentectomy: Technical Aspects and Early Results.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 May 27;107(5):1480-1486. Epub 2018 Dec 27.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.11.059DOI Listing
May 2019

Incorporating Innovation and New Technology Into Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Apr 22;107(4):1267-1274. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.10.022DOI Listing
April 2019

Commentary: Are we really operating on advanced stage non-small cell lung cancer?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Apr 4;157(4):1631-1632. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.11.088DOI Listing
April 2019

Transition from video-assisted thoracoscopic to robotic esophagectomy: a single surgeon's experience.

Dis Esophagus 2019 Apr 25. Epub 2019 Apr 25.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/dote/doz033DOI Listing
April 2019

Does conversion from a minimally invasive to open procedure hurt the patient, the surgeon's ego, or the healthcare system?

J Thorac Dis 2019 Mar;11(3):646-648

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2019.02.43DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6462711PMC
March 2019

How to get the most out of your trainees in robotic thoracic surgery-"the coachability languages".

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Mar;8(2):269-273

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2018.12.05DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6462558PMC
March 2019

Data is as data does.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 01 5;157(1):387. Epub 2018 Oct 5.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.09.045DOI Listing
January 2019

Multimodality Imaging of a Rare Case of Bronchogenic Cyst Presenting as New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation in a Young Woman.

CASE (Phila) 2018 Dec 9;2(6):254-257. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.case.2018.06.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6302153PMC
December 2018

Clinical Misstagings and Risk Factors of Occult Nodal Disease in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 11 15;106(5):1492-1498. Epub 2018 Jun 15.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.05.045DOI Listing
November 2018

Decreasing Time to Place and Teach Double-Lumen Endotracheal Intubation: Engaging Anesthesia in Lean.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 11 23;106(5):1512-1518. Epub 2018 Jul 23.

Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.06.023DOI Listing
November 2018

Technical and operational modifications required for evolving robotic programs performing anatomic pulmonary resection.

J Robot Surg 2018 Sep 23;12(3):529-534. Epub 2018 Jan 23.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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September 2018

Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy Followed by Surgery Versus Surgery Alone for Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Esophagus (NEOCRTEC5010): A Phase III Multicenter, Randomized, Open-Label Clinical Trial.

J Clin Oncol 2018 09 8;36(27):2796-2803. Epub 2018 Aug 8.

Hong Yang, Hui Liu, Xu Zhang, Qun Li, Ting Lin, Mengzhong Liu, and Jianhua Fu, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, Guangzhou; Yuping Chen, Zhijian Chen, and Geng Wang, Cancer Hospital of Shantou University Medical College, Shantou; Zhijian Chen, The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province; Chengchu Zhu, Haihua Yang, Baofu Chen, and Min Kong, Taizhou Hospital, Wenzhou Medical University, Linhai; Weimin Mao and Xiao Zheng, Zhejiang Cancer Hospital, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province; Wentao Fang, Jiaming Wang, Teng Mao, and Xufeng Guo, Shanghai Chest Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University; Jiaqing Xiang and Huanjun Yang, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai; Zhentao Yu and Qingsong Pang, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Hospital, Tianjin; Yongtao Han and Tao Li, Sichuan Cancer Hospital, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China; Florian Lordick, University Cancer Center Leipzig, University Medicine Leipzig, Leipzig; Mahmoud Ismail, Academic Hospital of the Charité - Universitätsmedizin, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Xavier Benoit D'Journo, Aix-Marseille University, Hôpital Nord, Chemin des Bourrely, Marseille Cedex, France; Robert J. Cerfolio, New York University Langone Health; Robert J. Korst, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY; Robert J. Korst, Valley/Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care, Paramus, NJ; Nuria M. Novoa, University Hospital of Salamanca, Paseo de San Vicente, Salamanca, Spain; Scott J. Swanson, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Alessandro Brunelli, St James's University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom; and Hiran C. Fernando, Inova Fairfax Medical Center, Inova Schar Cancer Institute, Falls Church, VA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2018.79.1483DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6145832PMC
September 2018

Innovation can emerge from a culture of standardization.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 08 25;156(2):819. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.04.079DOI Listing
August 2018

ERAS is 20 years old-now it's time to standardized the intra-op part of our care.

J Thorac Dis 2018 Jul;10(Suppl 18):S2122-S2123

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.06.115DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6072933PMC
July 2018

Are predictive models useful in clinical medicine?

J Thorac Dis 2018 Jun;10(Suppl 17):S1938-S1939

Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.05.60DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6036054PMC
June 2018

Robotic resection of a middle mediastinal mass.

J Vis Surg 2018 25;4:113. Epub 2018 May 25.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jovs.2018.05.13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5994472PMC
May 2018

Lean, Efficient, and Profitable Operating Rooms: How I Teach It.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 04 31;105(4):991-993. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.01.003DOI Listing
April 2018

It is all about the quality of the data.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 03 16;155(3):1344. Epub 2017 Nov 16.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.11.009DOI Listing
March 2018

The long-term survival of robotic lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer: A multi-institutional study.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 02 18;155(2):778-786. Epub 2017 Sep 18.

Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.09.016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5896345PMC
February 2018

Robotic Surgery.

J Vis Surg 2018 26;4:22. Epub 2018 Jan 26.

New York University Langone Health Center, New York, NY, USA. (Email:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jovs.2017.12.24DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5803114PMC
January 2018

What is value health care and who is the judge?

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017 12;52(6):1015-1017

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York City, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezx344DOI Listing
December 2017

Cost Savings of Standardization of Thoracic Surgical Instruments: The Process of Lean.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Dec 17;104(6):1889-1895. Epub 2017 Oct 17.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.064DOI Listing
December 2017

Robotic Lobectomy and Segmentectomy: Technical Details and Results.

Surg Clin North Am 2017 Aug;97(4):771-782

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama-Birmingham Medical Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 703 19th Street South, ZRB 739, Birmingham, AL 352094, USA.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00396109173004
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.suc.2017.03.008DOI Listing
August 2017

Achieving a 3-Star Society of Thoracic Surgery Lobectomy Ranking by Using Continuing Process Improvement, Lean Methodology, and Root Cause Analysis.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 Aug 18. Epub 2017 Aug 18.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Northwestern University, Birmingham, Alabama.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2017.08.004DOI Listing
August 2017

Robotic Esophagectomy for Cancer: Early Results and Lessons Learned.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 30;28(1):160-9. Epub 2015 Oct 30.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2015.10.006DOI Listing
April 2017

Robotic surgery for lung resections-total port approach: advantages and disadvantages.

J Vis Surg 2017 8;3:22. Epub 2017 Mar 8.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jovs.2017.01.06DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5637951PMC
March 2017

Tips and tricks to decrease the duration of operation in robotic surgery for lung cancer.

J Vis Surg 2017 13;3:11. Epub 2017 Feb 13.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jovs.2017.01.04DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5638299PMC
February 2017

Esophageal Cancer: Associations With (pN+) Lymph Node Metastases.

Ann Surg 2017 01;265(1):122-129

*Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH †University of Miami, Miami, FL ‡University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX §Oregon Health and Science Center, Portland, OR ¶Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN ||Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China **University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium ††Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC ‡‡Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland §§Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA ¶¶University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, NY ||||Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN ***West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China †††Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY ‡‡‡University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL §§§University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA ¶¶¶University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada ||||||Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada ****Hospital Universitario del Mar, Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000001594DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5405457PMC
January 2017

Robotic lobectomy can be taught while maintaining quality patient outcomes.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 10 10;152(4):991-7. Epub 2016 May 10.

Cardiothoracic Division, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.04.085DOI Listing
October 2016

Incidence, Results, and Our Current Intraoperative Technique to Control Major Vascular Injuries During Minimally Invasive Robotic Thoracic Surgery.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Aug 22;102(2):394-9. Epub 2016 Jun 22.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.02.004DOI Listing
August 2016

Robotic Lung Resection for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Surg Oncol Clin N Am 2016 07;25(3):515-31

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama-Birmingham Medical Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 703 19th Street South, ZRB 739, Birmingham, AL 352094, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soc.2016.02.006DOI Listing
July 2016

Posterior Mediastinal Adenomatoid Tumor: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Case Rep Pathol 2016 8;2016:6898526. Epub 2016 May 8.

Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6898526DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4875993PMC
June 2016

One Hundred Planned Robotic Segmentectomies: Early Results, Technical Details, and Preferred Port Placement.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Mar 2;101(3):1089-95; Discussion 1095-6. Epub 2016 Feb 2.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.08.092DOI Listing
March 2016

Robotic sleeve lobectomy: technical details and early results.

J Thorac Dis 2016 Mar;8(Suppl 2):S223-6

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chief of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 352094, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2016.01.70DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4775256PMC
March 2016

Commentary on robotic bronchoplasty.

J Vis Surg 2016 28;2:68. Epub 2016 Mar 28.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jovs.2016.03.13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5638556PMC
March 2016

Clinical pathway for thoracic surgery in the United States.

J Thorac Dis 2016 Feb;8(Suppl 1):S29-36

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama-Birmingham Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2015.11.21DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4756235PMC
February 2016

Robotic surgery for posterior mediastinal pathology.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2016 Jan;5(1):62-4

Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2225-319X.2015.08.03DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4740108PMC
January 2016

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

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

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

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

Is post-operative radiotherapy of any benefit after R0 resection for N2 disease?

Transl Lung Cancer Res 2015 Oct;4(5):665-6

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2218-6751.2015.07.01DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4630517PMC
October 2015

Left upper lobectomy after coronary artery bypass grafting.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Sep 6;150(3):531-5. Epub 2015 Jun 6.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center, Birmingham, Ala. Electronic address:

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September 2015

Cardiac paraganglioma.

J Card Surg 2015 Feb 22;30(2):135-9. Epub 2014 Dec 22.

General Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocs.12479DOI Listing
February 2015

Comparing robotic lung resection with thoracotomy and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery cases entered into the Society of Thoracic Surgeons database.

Innovations (Phila) 2014 Jan-Feb;9(1):10-5

From the *Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA USA; †Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL USA; and ‡Institute of Clinical Outcomes Research and Education, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IMI.0000000000000043DOI Listing
November 2014

The athleticism of surgery and life: super performing at work and at home...and beacons of light.

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Nov;98(5):1529-35

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.05.103DOI Listing
November 2014

The efficacy of restaging endobronchial ultrasound in patients with non-small cell lung cancer after preoperative therapy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Sep 25;98(3):1008-12. Epub 2014 Jul 25.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Performing robotic lobectomy and segmentectomy: cost, profitability, and outcomes.

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Jul 1;98(1):203-8; discussion 208-9. Epub 2014 May 1.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama. Electronic address:

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July 2014

The prevalence of nodal upstaging during robotic lung resection in early stage non-small cell lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Jun 14;97(6):1901-6; discussion 1906-7. Epub 2014 Apr 14.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.01.064DOI Listing
June 2014

The safety and efficacy of mediastinoscopy when performed by general thoracic surgeons.

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Jun 21;97(6):1878-83; discussion 1883-4. Epub 2014 Apr 21.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.02.049DOI Listing
June 2014

Total port approach for robotic lobectomy.

Thorac Surg Clin 2014 May;24(2):151-6, v

Lung Cancer Research, 739 Zeigler Research Building, 703 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294-0007, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.thorsurg.2014.02.006DOI Listing
May 2014

How to teach robotic pulmonary resection.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013 ;25(1):76-82

Section of Thoracic Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2013.01.004DOI Listing
March 2014

Quality of life after pulmonary resections.

Thorac Surg Clin 2013 Aug 16;23(3):437-42. Epub 2013 Jul 16.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 703 19th Street South, ZRB 739, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.thorsurg.2013.05.004DOI Listing
August 2013

Pulmonary resection in the 21st century: the role of robotics.

Tex Heart Inst J 2012 ;39(6):848-9

Section of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0016, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3528244PMC
June 2013

Survival and quality of life at least 1 year after pneumonectomy.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012 Nov;144(5):1139-43

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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November 2012

Minimally invasive chest wall resection: sparing the overlying, uninvolved extrathoracic musculature of the chest.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Nov;94(5):1744-7

Section of Thoracic Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, JH Estes Chair of Lung Cancer Research, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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November 2012

Completion pneumonectomy: a multicentre international study on 165 patients.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2012 Sep 6;42(3):405-9. Epub 2012 Mar 6.

Unit of Thoracic Surgery, Carlo Forlanini Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini, Rome, Italy.

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September 2012

Complete thoracic mediastinal lymphadenectomy leads to a higher rate of pathologically proven N2 disease in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Sep 7;94(3):902-6. Epub 2012 Jul 7.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA.

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September 2012

Outcomes of patients with gynecologic malignancies undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and pleurodesis for malignant pleural effusion.

Gynecol Oncol 2012 Jun 24;125(3):646-8. Epub 2012 Feb 24.

Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1700 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA.

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June 2012

Thoracoscopic and robotic dissection of mediastinal lymph nodes.

Thorac Surg Clin 2012 May 27;22(2):215-8. Epub 2012 Jan 27.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 703 19th Street South, 716 ZRB, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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May 2012

Perspectives on robotic pulmonary resection: It's current and future status.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2012 May;1(1):59-60

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3741705PMC
May 2012

Robotic-assisted pulmonary resection - Right upper lobectomy.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2012 May;1(1):77-85

JH Estes Family Endowed Chair for Lung Cancer Research, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, UK.

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May 2012

Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) with tranbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) versus mediastinoscopy for mediastinal staging in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) thoracic cancer.

Thorac Cancer 2012 05;3(2):131-138

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA Section of Thoracic Surgery, JH Estes Endowed Chair for Lung Cancer Research, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

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May 2012

Invited commentary.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 May;93(5):1624-5

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 703 19th St S, ZRB 736, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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May 2012

Inflow and outflow occlusion technique of the pulmonary artery and veins for the technically difficult left upper lobectomy.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2012 Feb 12;41(2):353-6. Epub 2011 Dec 12.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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February 2012

The management of anticoagulants perioperatively.

Thorac Surg Clin 2012 Feb;22(1):29-34, v-vi

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 703 19th Street South, ZRB 739, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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February 2012

Management of thoracic esophageal perforations.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2011 Oct 25;40(4):931-7. Epub 2011 Feb 25.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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October 2011

Initial consecutive experience of completely portal robotic pulmonary resection with 4 arms.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011 Oct 15;142(4):740-6. Epub 2011 Aug 15.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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October 2011

Role of surgery following induction therapy for stage III non-small cell lung cancer.

Surg Oncol Clin N Am 2011 Oct;20(4):721-32

Cardiothoracic Surgery Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street Robinson B402, Boston, MA 02118, USA.

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October 2011

Survival after resection of synchronous non-small cell lung cancer.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011 Sep;142(3):547-53

Section of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, USA.

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September 2011

Starting a robotic program in general thoracic surgery: why, how, and lessons learned.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Jun 6;91(6):1729-36; discussion 1736-7. Epub 2011 May 6.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA.

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June 2011

A prospective study to determine the incidence of non-imaged malignant pulmonary nodules in patients who undergo metastasectomy by thoracotomy with lung palpation.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Jun;91(6):1696-700; discussion 1700-1

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA.

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June 2011

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons expert consensus for the surgical treatment of hyperhidrosis.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 May;91(5):1642-8

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA.

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May 2011

Dosimetric analysis of imaging changes following pulmonary stereotactic body radiation therapy.

J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 2011 Feb;55(1):90-6

Department of Radiation Oncology Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

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February 2011

Optimal care of patients with non-small cell lung cancer reduces perioperative morbidity.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011 Jan 10;141(1):22-33. Epub 2010 Nov 10.

Division of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ala 35294, USA.

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January 2011

Endobronchial valve treatment for prolonged air leaks of the lung: a case series.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Jan;91(1):270-3

Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA.

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January 2011

The management of chest tubes after pulmonary resection.

Thorac Surg Clin 2010 Aug;20(3):399-405

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 703 19th Street South, ZRB 739, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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August 2010

Digital and smart chest drainage systems to monitor air leaks: the birth of a new era?

Thorac Surg Clin 2010 Aug;20(3):413-20

Section of Thoracic Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic University, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 703 19th Street, SZRB 736, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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August 2010

The 30- versus 90-day operative mortality after pulmonary resection.

Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Jun;89(6):1717-22; discussion 1722-3

Section of Thoracic Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Albama 35294, USA.

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June 2010

Photodynamic laser therapy for lesions in the airway.

Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Jun;89(6):1744-8; discussion 1748-9

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA.

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June 2010

A large single-center experience of EUS-guided FNA of the left and right adrenal glands: diagnostic utility and impact on patient management.

Gastrointest Endosc 2010 Apr 13;71(4):745-53. Epub 2010 Feb 13.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

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April 2010

Bronchoscopic management of prolonged air leak.

Clin Chest Med 2010 Mar;31(1):127-33, Table of Contents

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Endowed Chair of Lung Cancer Research, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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March 2010

Diagnosis, staging and treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancer for the surgeon.

Indian J Surg 2009 Dec 13;71(6):310-6. Epub 2010 Jan 13.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 703 19th St S, ZRB 739, Birmingham, AL 35294 USA.

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December 2009

Survival of patients with true pathologic stage I non-small cell lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Sep;88(3):917-22; discussion 922-3

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA.

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September 2009

Changes in pulmonary function tests after neoadjuvant therapy predict postoperative complications.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Sep;88(3):930-5; discussion 935-6

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA.

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September 2009

Different diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide as predictors of respiratory morbidity.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Aug;88(2):405-10; discussion 410-1

Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA.

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August 2009

Decision making in the management of secondary spontaneous pneumothorax in patients with severe emphysema.

Thorac Surg Clin 2009 May;19(2):233-8

Department of Surgery, Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street, Southwest, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.

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May 2009