Thomas Ng

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Affiliation: Brown Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Leukocyte-depleted blood transfusion is associated with decreased survival in resected early-stage lung cancer
    Thomas Ng
    Department of Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:815-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic approach for the treatment of postpneumonectomy syndrome
    Thomas Ng
    Department of Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1015-8. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution to video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy after training: initial results of the first 30 patients
    Thomas Ng
    Department of Surgery, Brown Medical School, 2 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:551-7. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Decreasing the incidence of prolonged air leak after right upper lobectomy with the anterior fissureless technique
    Thomas Ng
    Department of Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:1007-11. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Pneumonectomy after neoadjuvant chemotherapy and radiation for advanced-stage lung cancer
    Thomas Ng
    Brown University Oncology Group, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:476-82. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Advances in the surgical treatment of esophageal cancer
    Thomas Ng
    Department of Surgery, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Surg Oncol 101:725-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Phase I/II study of trastuzumab, paclitaxel, cisplatin and radiation for locally advanced, HER2 overexpressing, esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Howard Safran
    Brown University Oncology Group, Providence, RI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:405-9. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Neoadjuvant paclitaxel poliglumex, cisplatin, and radiation for esophageal cancer: a phase 2 trial
    Thomas DiPetrillo
    The Brown University Oncology Group, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 35:64-7. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Incidental findings at surgery-part 2
    Frank J Schaberg
    Associate Professor of Surgery Clinical, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Curr Probl Surg 45:388-439. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Cetuximab with concurrent chemoradiation for esophagogastric cancer: assessment of toxicity
    Howard Safran
    Brown University Oncology Group, Providence, RI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:391-5. 2008

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Leukocyte-depleted blood transfusion is associated with decreased survival in resected early-stage lung cancer
    Thomas Ng
    Department of Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:815-9. 2012
    ..Our institution has been using LD red cells since 2001. We sought to determine whether LD blood has an effect on survival after resection of early-stage lung cancer...
  2. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic approach for the treatment of postpneumonectomy syndrome
    Thomas Ng
    Department of Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1015-8. 2009
    ..This case report describes a total thoracoscopic approach for the treatment of postpneumonectomy syndrome...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution to video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy after training: initial results of the first 30 patients
    Thomas Ng
    Department of Surgery, Brown Medical School, 2 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:551-7. 2006
    ..Few thoracic training programs offer sufficient experience in this technically demanding procedure. This article describes the evolution of a new graduate's practice from open thoracotomy to VATS lobectomy...
  4. doi request reprint Decreasing the incidence of prolonged air leak after right upper lobectomy with the anterior fissureless technique
    Thomas Ng
    Department of Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:1007-11. 2010
    ..We evaluate the efficacy of the anterior fissureless technique in decreasing the incidence of prolonged air leak after right upper lobectomy...
  5. doi request reprint Pneumonectomy after neoadjuvant chemotherapy and radiation for advanced-stage lung cancer
    Thomas Ng
    Brown University Oncology Group, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:476-82. 2010
    ..Intergroup 0139 Trial suggests an increase in mortality after pneumonectomy in patients receiving preoperative chemotherapy and radiation. We evaluate our outcomes with pneumonectomy after neoadjuvant chemotherapy and radiation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Advances in the surgical treatment of esophageal cancer
    Thomas Ng
    Department of Surgery, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Surg Oncol 101:725-9. 2010
    ..Outcome studies demonstrated that the optimal mortality, morbidity, and survival outcomes are obtained when esophageal resections are performed by experienced surgeons in high-volume institutions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Phase I/II study of trastuzumab, paclitaxel, cisplatin and radiation for locally advanced, HER2 overexpressing, esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Howard Safran
    Brown University Oncology Group, Providence, RI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:405-9. 2007
    ..To determine the overall survival for patients with locally advanced, HER2 overexpressing, esophageal adenocarcinoma receiving trastuzumab, paclitaxel, cisplatin, and radiation on a Phase I-II study...
  8. doi request reprint Neoadjuvant paclitaxel poliglumex, cisplatin, and radiation for esophageal cancer: a phase 2 trial
    Thomas DiPetrillo
    The Brown University Oncology Group, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 35:64-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate the pathologic complete response (CR) rate and safety of paclitaxel poliglumex (PPX), cisplatin, and concurrent radiation for patients with esophageal cancer...
  9. doi request reprint Incidental findings at surgery-part 2
    Frank J Schaberg
    Associate Professor of Surgery Clinical, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Curr Probl Surg 45:388-439. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Cetuximab with concurrent chemoradiation for esophagogastric cancer: assessment of toxicity
    Howard Safran
    Brown University Oncology Group, Providence, RI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:391-5. 2008
    ..To determine the feasibility and toxicity of the addition of cetuximab with paclitaxel, carboplatin, and radiation for patients with esophagogastric cancer on a Phase II study...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pathologic response after neoadjuvant carboplatin and weekly paclitaxel for early-stage lung cancer: a Brown University oncology group phase II study
    Shair Ahmed
    Brown University Oncology Group, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 6:1432-4. 2011
    ..Southwest Oncology Group 9,900 demonstrated a 9% pCR after three cycles of paclitaxel/carboplatin every 21 days. We evaluated pCR rate with intensive weekly paclitaxel in a phase II study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary radiofrequency ablation: long-term safety and efficacy in 153 patients
    Caroline J Simon
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Radiology 243:268-75. 2007
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  13. doi request reprint Treatment of postpneumonectomy empyema with debridement followed by continuous antibiotic irrigation
    Thomas Ng
    Department of Surgery, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:1178-83. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the efficacy of treating postpneumonectomy empyema (PPE) with debridement followed by continuous antibiotic irrigation for pneumonectomy space sterilization...
  14. doi request reprint Combined radiofrequency ablation and high-dose rate brachytherapy for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer
    Michael D Chan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Brachytherapy 10:253-9. 2011
    ..This retrospective analysis reports the results of patients with early-stage inoperable non-small-cell lung cancer treated with radiofrequency ablation (RFA) followed by adjuvant high-dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Paclitaxel poliglumex (PPX-Xyotax) and concurrent radiation for esophageal and gastric cancer: a phase I study
    Tom Dipetrillo
    Brown University Oncology Group, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:376-9. 2006
    ..To determine the maximal tolerated dose (MTD) and dose limiting toxicities of poly(l-glutamic acid)-paclitaxel (PPX) and concurrent radiation (PPX/RT) for patients with esophageal and gastric cancer...
  16. doi request reprint Cost and effectiveness of radiofrequency ablation versus limited surgical resection for stage I non-small-cell lung cancer in elderly patients: is less more?
    Erica S Alexander
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 24:476-82. 2013
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  17. doi request reprint Pancreatic herniation after transhiatal esophagectomy
    Shair Ahmed
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02904, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:308-9. 2010
    ..We believe this is the first case report in the literature of a pancreatic herniation after esophagectomy. The incidence, presentation, technical risk factors, and treatment of post-esophagectomy diaphragmatic hernias are discussed...
  18. doi request reprint Long-term survival outcomes of Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) lobectomy after transitioning from open lobectomy
    Anne M Kuritzky
    Department of Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:2734-40. 2013
    ..We previously described the short-term safety of an approach for transitioning from open lobectomy to VATS. We now assess its long-term safety by evaluating survival results of the initial VATS cases after transition...
  19. doi request reprint Intraoperative microwave ablation of pulmonary malignancies with tumor permittivity feedback control: ablation and resection study in 10 consecutive patients
    Farrah J Wolf
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Office of Research Administration, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Radiology 262:353-60. 2012
    ..To determine histologic changes induced by microwave ablation (MWA) in patients with pulmonary malignancy by using an ablation system with tumor permittivity feedback control, enabling real-time modulation of energy power and frequency...
  20. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation followed by conventional radiotherapy for medically inoperable stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Damian E Dupuy
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Chest 129:738-45. 2006
    ..We report our experience with combined CT-guided RFA and conventional radiotherapy in 24 medically inoperable patients with a minimum of 2-year study follow-up in surviving patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Multimodality treatment of esophageal cancer: a review of the current status and future directions
    Thomas Ng
    Department of Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 8:174-82. 2006
    ..Advances in radiation oncology and surgery may decrease morbidity and mortality from trimodality therapy, improving patient outcome...
  22. doi request reprint Marrow cell genetic phenotype change induced by human lung cancer cells
    Michael Del Tatto
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, USA
    Exp Hematol 39:1072-80. 2011
    ..They also suggest that the tissue environment may alter cancer cell gene expression...
  23. ncbi request reprint Trastuzumab, paclitaxel, cisplatin, and radiation for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus: a phase I study
    Howard Safran
    The Brown University Oncology Group, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Cancer Invest 22:670-7. 2004
    ..To conduct a phase I study incorporating trastuzumab with paclitaxel, cisplatin, and radiation for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus...
  24. doi request reprint GCDFP-15 positive and TTF-1 negative primary lung neoplasms: a tissue microarray study of 381 primary lung tumors
    Li J Wang
    Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 17:505-11. 2009
    ..It is critical that pathologists be aware of this phenotypic subset of lung adenocarcinomas, especially when faced with small tissue or cytologic samples...
  25. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of pre-operative nasal staphylococcus aureus screening and chlorhexidine chest scrub in decreasing the incidence of post-resection empyema
    Laura E Grimmer
    Department of Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 15:118-22. 2014
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of pre-operative Staphylococcus aureus (SA) screening and chlorhexidine chest scrub in decreasing the incidence of empyema after major pulmonary resections...
  26. doi request reprint A randomized comparison of different ventilator strategies during thoracotomy for pulmonary resection
    Andrew D Maslow
    Department of Anesthesiology, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:38-44. 2013
    ..It is not known whether protective lung ventilation is also beneficial to patients undergoing single-lung ventilation for elective pulmonary resection...
  27. pmc Initial clinical outcomes after completion of training in a Canadian Royal College thoracic surgery program
    Steven Milman
    Department of Surgery, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Can J Surg 49:422-6. 2006
    ..Thoracic procedures are currently performed by general and thoracic surgeons. Initial clinical outcome after training is a good measure of the quality of the surgical training received...
  28. doi request reprint Incidental findings at surgery--part 2. In brief
    Frank J Schaberg
    Associate Professor of Surgery Clinical, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Curr Probl Surg 45:384-5. 2008
  29. doi request reprint Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) drainage of salmonella enteritidis empyema and needle-localization for retrieval of a dropped gallstone
    Yee Lee Cheah
    Department of Surgery, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:265-8. 2010
    ..1% to 2.9% of cases. We present the first reported case of Salmonella enterica subphrenic abscess and empyema complicating dropped gallstones, treated with video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and surgical retrieval...
  30. doi request reprint Irreversible electroporation in a Swine lung model
    Damian E Dupuy
    Rhode Island Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 34:391-5. 2011
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the safety and tissue effects of IRE in a swine lung model...
  31. ncbi request reprint Management of empyema cavity with the vacuum-assisted closure device
    Kimberly A Varker
    Surgical Oncology, Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:723-5. 2006
    ..We report a case of empyema without bronchopleural fistula after lobectomy in which the vacuum-assisted closure device was used to achieve complete wound healing after open drainage...
  32. ncbi request reprint Case 6-2005 thoracotomy after myocardial infarction and intracoronary stenting: a balance between myocardial recovery and procedural risk
    Andrew Maslow
    Department of Anesthesiology, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19:794-800. 2005