Jan Franko

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Survival among pancreaticoduodenectomy patients treated for pancreatic head cancer <1 or 2 cm
    Jan Franko
    Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, IA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:357-61. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Conversion of laparoscopic colon resection does not affect survival in colon cancer
    Jan Franko
    Department of Surgery, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:2631-4. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Advanced age and preinjury warfarin anticoagulation increase the risk of mortality after head trauma
    Jan Franko
    Department of Surgery, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania 19001, USA
    J Trauma 61:107-10. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Choledochal cyst cholangiocarcinoma arising from adenoma: case report and a review of the literature
    Jan Franko
    Department of Surgery, Abington Memorial Hospital, PA 19001, USA
    Curr Surg 63:281-4. 2006
  5. pmc The influence of prior abdominal operations on conversion and complication rates in laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    Jan Franko
    Department of Surgery, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania 19001, USA
    JSLS 10:169-75. 2006
  6. pmc Treatment of colorectal peritoneal carcinomatosis with systemic chemotherapy: a pooled analysis of north central cancer treatment group phase III trials N9741 and N9841
    Jan Franko
    Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, IA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:263-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Impact of radiation therapy sequence on survival among patients with resected pancreatic head ductal carcinoma
    Jan Franko
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, IA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:26-30. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Multivisceral resection does not affect morbidity and survival after cytoreductive surgery and chemoperfusion for carcinomatosis from colorectal cancer
    Jan Franko
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 5150 Centre Ave, Rm 414, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3065-72. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Current use and surgical efficacy of laparoscopic colectomy in colon cancer
    Robert P Sticca
    Department of Surgery, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND 58203, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 217:56-62; discussion 62-3. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Non-functional neuroendocrine carcinoma of the pancreas: incidence, tumor biology, and outcomes in 2,158 patients
    Jan Franko
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:541-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Survival among pancreaticoduodenectomy patients treated for pancreatic head cancer <1 or 2 cm
    Jan Franko
    Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, IA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:357-61. 2013
    ..The objective of this population study is to analyze characteristics and survival of patients with resected pancreatic head ductal carcinomas sized <1 and 2 cm...
  2. doi request reprint Conversion of laparoscopic colon resection does not affect survival in colon cancer
    Jan Franko
    Department of Surgery, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:2631-4. 2008
    ..Conversion of laparoscopic procedures, however, was associated with decreased survival in colon cancer patients in the only prior study examining this question. We conducted this study to evaluate the effect of conversion on survival...
  3. ncbi request reprint Advanced age and preinjury warfarin anticoagulation increase the risk of mortality after head trauma
    Jan Franko
    Department of Surgery, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania 19001, USA
    J Trauma 61:107-10. 2006
    ..A large population of patients on oral anticoagulants is exposed to the risk of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Effects of age and anticoagulation on TBI outcomes need to be assessed separately...
  4. ncbi request reprint Choledochal cyst cholangiocarcinoma arising from adenoma: case report and a review of the literature
    Jan Franko
    Department of Surgery, Abington Memorial Hospital, PA 19001, USA
    Curr Surg 63:281-4. 2006
    ..Association of choledochal cyst with pancreaticobiliary anomalies is reviewed...
  5. pmc The influence of prior abdominal operations on conversion and complication rates in laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    Jan Franko
    Department of Surgery, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania 19001, USA
    JSLS 10:169-75. 2006
    ..This study compares the conversion rates of patients with and without a prior abdominal operation (PAO)...
  6. pmc Treatment of colorectal peritoneal carcinomatosis with systemic chemotherapy: a pooled analysis of north central cancer treatment group phase III trials N9741 and N9841
    Jan Franko
    Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, IA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:263-7. 2012
    ..We characterized outcomes of patients with pcCRC enrolled onto two prospective randomized trials of chemotherapy and contrasted that with other manifestations of mCRC (non-pcCRC)...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of radiation therapy sequence on survival among patients with resected pancreatic head ductal carcinoma
    Jan Franko
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, IA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:26-30. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare the impact of the sequencing of radiation therapy and surgery on overall survival (OS) of patients, who received both pancreaticoduodenectomy and radiation therapy...
  8. doi request reprint Multivisceral resection does not affect morbidity and survival after cytoreductive surgery and chemoperfusion for carcinomatosis from colorectal cancer
    Jan Franko
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 5150 Centre Ave, Rm 414, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3065-72. 2008
    ..This procedure commonly involves multivisceral resection (MVR) with potentially high morbidity. We analyzed the effect of MVR on the outcome after CS-HIPEC...
  9. doi request reprint Current use and surgical efficacy of laparoscopic colectomy in colon cancer
    Robert P Sticca
    Department of Surgery, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND 58203, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 217:56-62; discussion 62-3. 2013
    ..Current use of LC for CC is not well known...
  10. doi request reprint Non-functional neuroendocrine carcinoma of the pancreas: incidence, tumor biology, and outcomes in 2,158 patients
    Jan Franko
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:541-8. 2010
    ..This population-based analysis evaluated the hypothesis that long-term survival benefit is greater with aggressive, rather than limited, surgical therapy...
  11. doi request reprint Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemoperfusion versus systemic chemotherapy alone for colorectal peritoneal carcinomatosis
    Jan Franko
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Cancer 116:3756-62. 2010
    ..Because of a recent substantial improvement in chemotherapy, the authors analyzed treatment options of colorectal carcinomatosis in the current era...
  12. pmc Outcomes in patients treated by laparoscopic resection of rectal carcinoma after neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer
    Masoud Rezvani
    Department of Surgery, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania 19001, USA
    JSLS 11:204-7. 2007
    ..We analyzed the effect of neoadjuvant chemo radiation on feasibility and outcomes in rectal cancer patients undergoing laparoscopic resection of the rectum...
  13. doi request reprint Loss of heterozygosity predicts poor survival after resection of pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Jan Franko
    UPMC Pancreatic Cancer Center, Division of Surgical Oncology, 497 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1664-72; discussion 1672-3. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that genetic analysis of resected cancers would correlate with tumor biology and postoperative survival...
  14. ncbi request reprint Aggressive surgical management of peritoneal carcinomatosis with low mortality in a high-volume tertiary cancer center
    Niraj J Gusani
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:754-63. 2008
    ..We report our experience performing CS-HIPEC in a high-volume regional perfusion program designed to limit morbidity and mortality...
  15. ncbi request reprint Multimodality therapy for pancreatic cancer
    Jan Franko
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 497 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 36:391-411, x. 2007
    ..The future of pancreatic cancer research rests on the availability and rapid transfer of new therapies from the laboratory to clinical research...
  16. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and treatment of metaplastic breast cancer: analysis of 892 cases from the National Cancer Data Base
    Christopher M Pezzi
    Department of Surgery, Abington Memorial Hospital, 1200 Old York Road, Abington, Pennsylvania 19001, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:166-73. 2007
    ..With few published reports, we hypothesized that MBC may have markedly different characteristics at presentation than typical infiltrating ductal carcinoma (IDC) and may be managed differently...
  17. ncbi request reprint Safely increasing the efficiency of thyroidectomy using a new bipolar electrosealing device (LigaSure) versus conventional clamp-and-tie technique
    Jan Franko
    Department of Surgery, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania 19001, USA
    Am Surg 72:132-6. 2006
    ..Rates of operative complications were unchanged. LigaSure use in thyroid surgery can safely increase efficiency...