A M Easson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Discussion of death and dying in surgical textbooks
    A M Easson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Room 3 310, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 610 University Ave, M5G 2M9, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg 182:34-9. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical research for surgeons in palliative care: challenges and opportunities
    Alexandra M Easson
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 196:141-51. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of local recurrence of breast cancer
    Alexandra M Easson
    University of Toronto, Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 4:219-26. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Lymph node assessment in melanoma
    Alexandra M Easson
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 99:176-85. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The ability of existing questionnaires to measure symptom change after paracentesis for symptomatic ascites
    Alexandra M Easson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2M9
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2348-57. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of the extent of surgical resection of potentially curable colon cancer
    Alexandra M Easson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:380-7. 2002
  7. pmc Should research be part of advance care planning?
    Alexandra M Easson
    University of Toronto, Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Crit Care 9:10-1. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Palliative general surgical procedures
    A M Easson
    General Surgical Oncology Fellow, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Toronto, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 10:161-84. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethical considerations and barriers to research in surgical palliative care
    Robert S Krouse
    Department of Surgery, Southern Arizona Veteran s Affairs Health Care System and the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:469-74. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint When the sun can set on an unoperated bowel obstruction: management of malignant bowel obstruction
    Robert S Krouse
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona and the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson 85723, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 195:117-28. 2002

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Discussion of death and dying in surgical textbooks
    A M Easson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Room 3 310, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 610 University Ave, M5G 2M9, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg 182:34-9. 2001
    ..Quality end-of-life care is an increasing concern for the public and the medical profession. Surgical textbooks could serve as an important educational and reference resource to improve this care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical research for surgeons in palliative care: challenges and opportunities
    Alexandra M Easson
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 196:141-51. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of local recurrence of breast cancer
    Alexandra M Easson
    University of Toronto, Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 4:219-26. 2004
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  4. doi request reprint Lymph node assessment in melanoma
    Alexandra M Easson
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 99:176-85. 2009
    ..Complete lymphadenectomy is recommended for lymph node metastases. The importance of proper surgical technique is discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint The ability of existing questionnaires to measure symptom change after paracentesis for symptomatic ascites
    Alexandra M Easson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2M9
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2348-57. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the ability of existing symptom and quality-of-life questionnaires to detect change in symptoms after paracentesis...
  6. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of the extent of surgical resection of potentially curable colon cancer
    Alexandra M Easson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:380-7. 2002
    ..Total abdominal colectomy with ileorectal anastomosis (TAC-IR) may be considered for young patients or those with a colorectal cancer family history to prevent metachronous lesions and facilitate surveillance...
  7. pmc Should research be part of advance care planning?
    Alexandra M Easson
    University of Toronto, Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Crit Care 9:10-1. 2005
    ..It is only by applying the same rigour of scientific study and research ethics that improvements in the advance care planning process can be made...
  8. ncbi request reprint Palliative general surgical procedures
    A M Easson
    General Surgical Oncology Fellow, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Toronto, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 10:161-84. 2001
    ..Procedures are categorized by the type of symptom the procedure is intended to relieve. This article emphasizes the principles involved in patient selection and outcome assessment in order to identify areas where more research is needed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethical considerations and barriers to research in surgical palliative care
    Robert S Krouse
    Department of Surgery, Southern Arizona Veteran s Affairs Health Care System and the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:469-74. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint When the sun can set on an unoperated bowel obstruction: management of malignant bowel obstruction
    Robert S Krouse
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona and the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson 85723, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 195:117-28. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint Role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in ductal carcinoma-in-situ treated by mastectomy
    Jensen C C Tan
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:638-45. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine factors associated with the subsequent diagnosis of invasive disease and to determine the role of SLNB when performing a mastectomy for DCIS...
  12. ncbi request reprint The role of tube feeding and total parenteral nutrition in advanced illness
    Alexandra M Easson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 194:225-8; discussion 228-9. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Palliative care by the surgeon: how to do it
    Geoffrey P Dunn
    Department of Surgery, Hamot Medical Center, Erie, PA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 194:509-37. 2002
  14. doi request reprint Feasibility study of autofluorescence mammary ductoscopy
    Alexandre Douplik
    Ontario Cancer Institute, University Health Network, 7 417 610 University Avenue, Toronto, M5G 2M9 Canada
    J Biomed Opt 14:044036. 2009
    ..Point fluoroscopy is also performed. Although the optical "geometry" for this is different, the findings are consistent with the imaging observations...
  15. doi request reprint Management of malignant bowel obstruction
    Carla Ida Ripamonti
    School of Specialization in Oncology, University of Milan, and Palliative Care Unit Pain Therapy Rehabilitation IRCCS Foundation, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 44:1105-15. 2008
    ..A collaborative approach by surgeons and the oncologist and/or palliative care physician as well as an honest discourse between physicians and patients can offer an individualised and appropriate symptom management plan...
  16. ncbi request reprint Surgical approaches to malignant bowel obstruction
    Lucy Helyer
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Support Oncol 6:105-13. 2008
    ..This review outlines a surgical framework for clinicians managing patients with MBO...