Management and Outcomes of Patients on Preoperative Plavix (Clopidogrel) Undergoing General Thoracic Surgery.
Thorac Cardiovasc Surg., Nov (2012)
Ratio of Positron Emission Tomography Uptake to Tumor Size in Surgically Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Sep (2012)
Outcomes after lobectomy using thoracoscopy vs thoracotomy: a comparative effectiveness analysis utilizing the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg., Jul (2012)
Lymph node evaluation by open or video-assisted approaches in 11,500 anatomic lung cancer resections.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Aug;94(2):347-53; discussion 353 (2012)
Esophageal cyst managed with endoscopic banding.
Gastrointest. Endosc., Jul;76(1):185-6 (2012)
Ruptured diaphragmatic eventration: a rare cause of acute postpartum dyspnea.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jun;93(6):e143-4 (2012)
Definitive therapy for isolated esophageal metastases prolongs survival.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Aug;94(2):413-9; discussion 419-20 (2012)
Worldwide Oesophageal Cancer Collaboration guidelines for lymphadenectomy predict survival following neoadjuvant therapy.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg., Oct;42(4):659-64 (2012)
Comparative analysis of diaphragmatic hernia repair outcomes using the nationwide inpatient sample database.
Arch Surg., Jul;147(7):607-12 (2012)
Lobectomy in octogenarians with non-small cell lung cancer: ramifications of increasing life expectancy and the benefits of minimally invasive surgery.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Dec;92(6):1951-7 (2011)
Prevalence, outcomes, and a risk-benefit analysis of diaphragmatic hernia admissions: an examination of the National Inpatient Sample database.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Oct;142(4):747-54 (2011)
Cumulative radiation dose from medical imaging procedures in patients undergoing resection for lung cancer.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Oct;92(4):1170-8; discussion 1178-9 (2011)
Chest., Jul;140(1):242-4 (2011)
Clinical T2-T3N0M0 esophageal cancer: the risk of node positive disease.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Aug;92(2):491-6; discussion 496-8 (2011)
Preoperative taxane-based chemotherapy and celecoxib for carcinoma of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction: results of a phase 2 trial.
J Thorac Oncol., Jun;6(6):1121-7 (2011)
Crepitus: an uncommon complication of a common procedure.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Apr;91(4):e63 (2011)
Predictors of recurrence and disease-free survival in patients with completely resected esophageal carcinoma.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., May;141(5):1196-206 (2011)
Predictors of cervical and recurrent laryngeal lymph node metastases from esophageal cancer.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Dec;90(6):1805-11; discussion 1811 (2010)
Survival of patients with clinical stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer after induction therapy: age, mediastinal downstaging, and extent of pulmonary resection as independent predictors.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Jan;141(1):48-58 (2011)
Adult onset asthma.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Aug;90(2):e31 (2010)
An unusual case of cardiac tamponade: ruptured subaortic diverticulum.
J Card Surg., May;25(3):349-50 (2010)
Thoracoscopic lobectomy is associated with lower morbidity than open lobectomy: a propensity-matched analysis from the STS database.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Feb;139(2):366-78 (2010)
Predictors of survival in patients with persistent nodal metastases after preoperative chemotherapy for esophageal cancer.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Feb;139(2):387-94 (2010)
TNM stage is the most important determinant of survival in metachronous lung cancer.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Oct;88(4):1100-5 (2009)
Use of Amplatzer device for endobronchial closure of bronchopleural fistulas.
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg., Nov;9(5):901-2 (2009)
Treatment of refractory lymphangioleiomyomatosis-associated chylous effusion with a pleuroperitoneal window and omental flap.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Aug;138(2):497-8 (2009)
Predictors of long-term survival after resection of esophageal carcinoma with nonregional nodal metastases.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jul;88(1):186-92; discussion 192-3 (2009)
Images in cardiothoracic surgery. A case of severe heartburn.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jun;87(6):1959 (2009)
Gastrointestinal complications after lung transplantation.
J. Heart Lung Transplant., May;28(5):475-9 (2009)
Partial upper sternotomy for anterosuperior mediastinal surgery: an institutional experience.
Ann. Surg. Oncol., Apr;16(4):1039-42 (2009)
Point: Clinical stage IA non-small cell lung cancer determined by computed tomography and positron emission tomography is frequently not pathologic IA non-small cell lung cancer: the problem of understaging.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Jan;137(1):13-9 (2009)
Total number of resected lymph nodes predicts survival in esophageal cancer.
Ann. Surg., Aug;248(2):221-6 (2008)
Carcinoid tumor nested within a bronchogenic cyst.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Jul;136(1):227-8 (2008)
Primary esophageal large T-cell lymphoma mimicking esophageal carcinoma: a case report and literature review.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Apr;135(4):957-8, 958.e1 (2008)
Osteomalacia associated with a fibroblast growth factor-23 secreting chest wall tumor.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Sep;134(3):803-5 (2007)
Successful revascularization of multiple coronary artery aneurysms using a combination of surgical strategies.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Aug;84(2):e10-1 (2007)
Primary Ewing sarcoma invading the heart: resection and reconstruction.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Jun;133(6):1667-9 (2007)
Functional paraganglioma of the middle mediastinum.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jun;83(6):e14-6 (2007)
Bronchopleural fistula repair during Clagett closure utilizing a collagen matrix plug.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Apr;83(4):1519-21 (2007)
Unusual case of hemoptysis 13 years after bilobectomy.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Mar;83(3):1188-90 (2007)
Treatment of cavitary pulmonary zygomycosis with surgical resection and posaconazole.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jul;82(1):338-40 (2006)
Determinants of outcomes for postcardiotomy VAD placement: an 11-year, two-institution study.
J Card Surg., 21(3):234-7 (2006 May-Jun)
Predicting survival in patients requiring renal replacement therapy after cardiac surgery.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Apr;81(4):1385-92 (2006)
Intraperitoneal HeartMate left ventricular assist device placement after endovascular repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
J. Heart Lung Transplant., Feb;25(2):253-5 (2006)
Early and late results of isolated and combined heart valve surgery in patients > or =80 years of age.
Am. J. Cardiol., Jun;95(12):1500-3 (2005)
Valve replacement in women of childbearing age: influences on mother, fetus and neonate.
J. Heart Valve Dis., Mar;14(2):151-7 (2005)
Postinfarction ventricular septal defect with pseudoaneurysm repair after failed percutaneous closure.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Feb;79(2):701-3 (2005)
Preoperative assessment and therapeutic options for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Thorac Surg Clin., Nov;14(4):505-16, ix (2004)
Severity of intraoperative tricuspid regurgitation predicts poor late survival following cardiac transplantation.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Nov;78(5):1635-42 (2004)
Tailored surgical therapy for acute native mitral valve endocarditis.
J. Heart Valve Dis., Mar;13(2):210-6 (2004)
The use of cardiopulmonary bypass during resection of locally advanced thoracic malignancies: a 10-year two-center experience.
Chest., Apr;125(4):1581-6 (2004)
Risk factors and outcomes for 'vasoplegia syndrome' following cardiac transplantation.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg., Mar;25(3):327-32 (2004)
Aortic valve replacement in patients with severely reduced left ventricular function.
Cardiology., 101(1-3):7-14 (2004)
Transmyocardial laser revascularization.
J. Cardiothorac. Vasc. Anesth., Feb;18(1):85-92 (2004)
Outcomes in patients with normal serum creatinine and with artificial renal support for acute renal failure developing after coronary artery bypass grafting.
Am. J. Cardiol., Feb;93(3):353-6 (2004)
Echocardiographic localization of left ventricular free wall rupture after minimally invasive mitral valve replacement.
J. Cardiothorac. Vasc. Anesth., Dec;17(6):733-5 (2003)
Robotic mammary takedown and off-pump bypass surgery for single-vessel disease of the left anterior descending coronary artery.
Am. J. Cardiol., Nov;92(10):1222-4 (2003)