Thomas Anthony

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluating an evidence-based bundle for preventing surgical site infection: a randomized trial
    Thomas Anthony
    Department of Surgical Services, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Arch Surg 146:263-9. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Assessing outcomes to determine whether symptoms related to hypertension justify renal artery stenting
    J Gregory Modrall
    Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:413-9; discussion 419-20. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Feasibility of a supervised inpatient low-calorie diet program for massive weight loss prior to RYGB in superobese patients
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 20:173-80. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infections after colorectal surgery: do risk factors vary depending on the type of infection considered?
    Jennifer Blumetti
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Surgery 142:704-11. 2007
  5. doi request reprint In vitro and in vivo radiosensitization of colorectal cancer HT-29 cells by the smac mimetic JP-1201
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Surgery 148:346-53. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Preoperative weight loss decreases the operative time of gastric bypass at a Veterans Administration hospital
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 18:508-12. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The impact of surgical site infection on the development of incisional hernia and small bowel obstruction in colorectal surgery
    Bryce W Murray
    Dallas VA Medical Center, Surgical Services 112, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 202:558-60. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Incidence and predictors of appendiceal tumors in elderly males presenting with signs and symptoms of acute appendicitis
    R David Todd
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 188:500-4. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic and open colectomy at academic centers
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 196:403-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of recurrence in veteran patients with umbilical hernia: single center experience
    Massimo Asolati
    Surgical Service, Dallas VA Medical Center, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Rd, Surgical Service, MC 112, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 192:627-30. 2006

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Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Evaluating an evidence-based bundle for preventing surgical site infection: a randomized trial
    Thomas Anthony
    Department of Surgical Services, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Arch Surg 146:263-9. 2011
    ..To determine if an evidence-based practice bundle would result in a significantly lower rate of surgical site infections (SSIs) when compared with standard practice...
  2. doi request reprint Assessing outcomes to determine whether symptoms related to hypertension justify renal artery stenting
    J Gregory Modrall
    Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:413-9; discussion 419-20. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Feasibility of a supervised inpatient low-calorie diet program for massive weight loss prior to RYGB in superobese patients
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 20:173-80. 2010
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the feasibility of an inpatient low-calorie program for a substantial decrease of preoperative weight (>10 points in BMI) in superobese patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infections after colorectal surgery: do risk factors vary depending on the type of infection considered?
    Jennifer Blumetti
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Surgery 142:704-11. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare risk factors for the development of incisional versus organ/space infections in patients undergoing colorectal surgery...
  5. doi request reprint In vitro and in vivo radiosensitization of colorectal cancer HT-29 cells by the smac mimetic JP-1201
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Surgery 148:346-53. 2010
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the radiosensitizing properties of the smac mimetic JP-1201 in radioresistant HT-29 colorectal cancer cells in vitro and established xenografts in SCID mice...
  6. doi request reprint Preoperative weight loss decreases the operative time of gastric bypass at a Veterans Administration hospital
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 18:508-12. 2008
    ..This study assessed whether preoperative weight loss resulted in favorable outcomes after open Roux-en Y gastric bypass (RYGB)...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of surgical site infection on the development of incisional hernia and small bowel obstruction in colorectal surgery
    Bryce W Murray
    Dallas VA Medical Center, Surgical Services 112, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 202:558-60. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term complications of surgical site infection (SSI) in the colorectal population, specifically its association with incisional hernia and small bowel obstruction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Incidence and predictors of appendiceal tumors in elderly males presenting with signs and symptoms of acute appendicitis
    R David Todd
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 188:500-4. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the incidence of AT in a population of patients greater than 60 years of age thought to have AA, and to identify presenting factors that can help differentiate the 2 disease processes...
  9. doi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic and open colectomy at academic centers
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 196:403-6. 2008
    ..Laparoscopic techniques have emerged as a suitable approach for colon resection. This study determined and compared the outcomes of patients undergoing laparoscopic or open colectomy at United States academic centers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of recurrence in veteran patients with umbilical hernia: single center experience
    Massimo Asolati
    Surgical Service, Dallas VA Medical Center, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Rd, Surgical Service, MC 112, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 192:627-30. 2006
    ..Possible predictors of recurrence after elective umbilical hernia repair have not been defined clearly. The aim of this study was to determine factors that predict recurrence in patients after elective repair of umbilical hernias...
  11. ncbi request reprint The metastatic lymph node ratio predicts survival in colon cancer
    Paul Schumacher
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, MC 9155, Dallas, TX 75390 9155, USA
    Am J Surg 194:827-31; discussion 831-2. 2007
    ..Our goal was to determine whether a lymph node ratio (LNR) would predict disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS) in a tertiary care Veterans Affairs medical center...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessment of comorbid conditions in veteran patients after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Sergio Huerta
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Veterans Administration North Texas Health Care System, 4500 Lancaster Rd, Dallas, TX 75216, United States
    Am J Surg 194:48-52. 2007
    ..The present study assessed the degree to which comorbid conditions improved after bariatric surgery in veteran patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint A strategy for reducing surgical backlogs: lessons from a veterans administration hospital
    Bryce W Murray
    Dallas VA Medical Center, Surgical Services 112, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am Surg 77:597-601. 2011
    ..6% vs. 20.9% for weekday IHs, P = 0.75). Elective cases can be accomplished more rapidly during nontraditional operating times if there are multiple support teams and rooms available...
  14. ncbi request reprint Transmetatarsal amputation: assessment of current selection criteria
    Thomas Anthony
    Section of General Surgery, Surgical Service, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Rd, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 192:e8-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the validity of these selection criteria...
  15. ncbi request reprint Repair of ventral incisional hernia: the design of a randomized trial to compare open and laparoscopic surgical techniques
    Kamal M F Itani
    Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System, Boston and Harvard Universities, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, Massachusetts 02132, USA
    Am J Surg 188:22S-29S. 2004
    ..When completed, this study will provide surgeons and their patients with information that will help guide their choice of surgical technique...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic and open repair with mesh for the treatment of ventral incisional hernia: a randomized trial
    Kamal M F Itani
    Boston University, West Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Surg 145:322-8; discussion 328. 2010
    ..Laparoscopic repair of ventral incisional hernias has not been proved to be safer than open mesh repair...
  17. doi request reprint Clinical and kidney morphologic predictors of outcome for renal artery stenting: data to inform patient selection
    J Gregory Modrall
    Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1282-89; discussion 1289-90. 2011
    ..The purpose of the current study was to identify clinical and kidney morphologic features that predict a favorable blood pressure (BP) response to renal artery stenting (RAS)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Rebleeding and survival after acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding
    Thomas Anthony
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 South Lancaster Rd, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 188:485-90. 2004
    ..Measurement of long-term outcome has been rare. The purpose of this study was to document rebleeding and survival rates in patients with acute LGIB...
  19. ncbi request reprint A comparison of complications associated with colostomy reversal versus ileostomy reversal
    Christopher Bell
    Surgical Service, Dallas VA Medical Center, MC 112, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 190:717-20. 2005
    ..The incidence of complications after reversal of Hartmann's procedure is unknown. This study compares the morbidity of Hartmann's reversal versus loop ileostomy reversal...
  20. doi request reprint Radiosensitization of HT-29 cells and xenografts by the nitric oxide donor DETANONOate
    Xiaohuan Gao
    Department of Surgery, Dallas VA Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Surg Oncol 100:149-58. 2009
    ..Mechanisms of radioresistance in rectal cancer remain unclear...
  21. ncbi request reprint Surgical therapy of peptic ulcers in the 21st century: more common than you think
    George A Sarosi
    Department of Surgery, North Texas Veterans Administration Medical Center, 4500 S Lancaster Rd, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 190:775-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize the Veteran patients undergoing surgery for peptic ulcer disease in a modern series and to examine the effect of H. pylori status on surgical outcome and recurrence of PUD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk in endoscopically unresectable colon polyps
    Adam C Alder
    Department of Surgery, Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 192:644-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of the current study was to define the rate of underlying malignancy in endoscopically unresectable polyps...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predictors of distant metastasis and mortality in patients with stage II colorectal cancer
    John H Heinzerling
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Veteran s Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am Surg 73:230-8. 2007
    ..007; OR = 4.5) independently predicted distant metastasis, whereas preoperative carcinoembryonic antigen (P = 0.038; OR = 2.8) and patients undergoing an APR (P = 0.019; OR = 25) independently predicted mortality...
  24. pmc Current evidence-based opinions in the management of adenocarcionoma of the rectum
    Sergio Huerta
    Division of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Indian J Surg 71:356-62. 2009
    ..In the present report, we review the current evidence in the new strategies pertaining to the multimodality approach in the management of rectal cancer...
  25. pmc The association of pretreatment health-related quality of life with surgical complications for patients undergoing open surgical resection for colorectal cancer
    Thomas Anthony
    University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Rd, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Ann Surg 238:690-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the association between pretreatment health-related quality of life (HRQL) and surgical complications for patients with colorectal cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Surgical complications exert a lasting effect on disease-specific health-related quality of life for patients with colorectal cancer
    Thomas Anthony
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and the Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Surgery 134:119-25. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the factors that were associated with posttreatment HRQL...
  27. ncbi request reprint Report of the clinical protocol committee: development of randomized trials for malignant bowel obstruction
    Thomas Anthony
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, and Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75390 9155, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S49-59. 2007
    ..The small intestinal trial is designed to compare surgical intervention versus best medical care, whereas the colonic trial seeks to compare surgery with endoscopically-placed intraluminal stents coupled with best medical care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Emergency surgery for colon carcinoma
    Lane Smothers
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:24-30. 2003
    ..The primary purpose of this study was to identify the relative risk for surgical morbidity and/or mortality conferred by emergency surgery compared with elective surgery for patients with colon cancer...