Nicholas N Nissen

Summary

Affiliation: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma: the high-risk patient
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Multi Organ Transplant Program, and the Liver Transplant Program, Centers for Liver and Kidney Diseases and Transplantation Cedars Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 35:S79-85. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Choledocho-choledochostomy in deceased donor liver transplantation
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Comprehensive Transplant Center, Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:810-3. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: presentation, management, and outcomes
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Department of Surgery, Center for Liver Diseases and Transplantation, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8635 W 3rd Street, Suite 590W, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Am Surg 75:1025-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Emerging role of transplantation for primary liver cancers
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Center for Liver Diseases and Transplantation, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer J 10:88-96. 2004
  5. pmc Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a patient with a biventricular cardiac assist device
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    JSLS 9:481-4. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Universal multifunctional HD video system for minimally invasive, [corrected] open and microsurgery
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8635 W Third Street, Suite 590W, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:782-7. 2013
  7. pmc Recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplant: identifying the high-risk patient
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Department of Surgery, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:626-32. 2011
  8. pmc Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in glucagon receptor-deficient mice
    Run Yu
    Division of Endocrinology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23397. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Diagnosis and management of pheochromocytoma in an academic hospital 3 years after formation of a pheochromocytoma interest group
    Run Yu
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Endocr Pract 17:356-62. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of vascular resection in pancreaticoduodenectomy: single-surgeon experience
    Vijay G Menon
    Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 79:1064-7. 2013

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma: the high-risk patient
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Multi Organ Transplant Program, and the Liver Transplant Program, Centers for Liver and Kidney Diseases and Transplantation Cedars Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 35:S79-85. 2002
    ..Other novel chemopreventative agents, such as glycyrrhizin and polyprenoic acid, may also have a role in preventing HCC, but they require further study before they can be recommended for widespread use...
  2. doi request reprint Choledocho-choledochostomy in deceased donor liver transplantation
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Comprehensive Transplant Center, Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:810-3. 2009
    ..This article describes the technique of choledocho-choledochostomy in deceased donor liver transplantation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: presentation, management, and outcomes
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Department of Surgery, Center for Liver Diseases and Transplantation, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8635 W 3rd Street, Suite 590W, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Am Surg 75:1025-9. 2009
    ..Pancreatic resection results in greater than 80 per cent 3-year survival in nonmetastatic pNET. In patients presenting with metastatic pNET, excellent survival rates are also achievable using a multidisciplinary multimodal approach...
  4. ncbi request reprint Emerging role of transplantation for primary liver cancers
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Center for Liver Diseases and Transplantation, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer J 10:88-96. 2004
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  5. pmc Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a patient with a biventricular cardiac assist device
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    JSLS 9:481-4. 2005
    ..The unique aspects of the biventricular assist device patient make laparoscopic abdominal intervention particularly suitable in this patient population...
  6. doi request reprint Universal multifunctional HD video system for minimally invasive, [corrected] open and microsurgery
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8635 W Third Street, Suite 590W, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:782-7. 2013
    ..In this report we describe a simple video system that is applicable to both laparoscopic and open surgery...
  7. pmc Recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplant: identifying the high-risk patient
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Department of Surgery, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:626-32. 2011
    ..Recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after liver transplantation (LT) is rarely curable. However, in view of the advent of new treatments, it is critical that patients at high risk for recurrence are identified...
  8. pmc Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in glucagon receptor-deficient mice
    Run Yu
    Division of Endocrinology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23397. 2011
    ..Our results further suggest that completely inhibiting glucagon signaling may not be a safe approach to treat diabetes...
  9. doi request reprint Diagnosis and management of pheochromocytoma in an academic hospital 3 years after formation of a pheochromocytoma interest group
    Run Yu
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Endocr Pract 17:356-62. 2011
    ..To examine whether establishment of a pheochromocytoma interest group improves diagnosis and management of pheochromocytoma in an academic hospital...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of vascular resection in pancreaticoduodenectomy: single-surgeon experience
    Vijay G Menon
    Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 79:1064-7. 2013
    ..It can be performed safely and patients have no significant difference in perioperative outcomes or overall survival. ..
  11. doi request reprint Ki-67 proliferative index predicts progression-free survival of patients with well-differentiated ileal neuroendocrine tumors
    Deepti Dhall
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Hum Pathol 43:489-95. 2012
    ..In conclusion, the Ki-67 index predicts PFS of patients with ileal wNETs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma in a hepatitis C patient with sustained viral response and no fibrosis
    James H Tabibian
    Department of Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Hepatol 8:64-7. 2009
    ..This case raises question regarding the carcinogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma as a sequela of chronic hepatitis C in noncirrhotic liver and moreover after achieving sustained virological response...
  13. pmc Homozygous P86S mutation of the human glucagon receptor is associated with hyperglucagonemia, alpha cell hyperplasia, and islet cell tumor
    Cuiqi Zhou
    Division of Endocrinology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Pancreas 38:941-6. 2009
    ..The goal of the study was to investigate the genetic and molecular basis of a novel syndrome of marked hyperglucagonemia and pancreatic alpha cell hyperplasia without glucagonoma syndrome...
  14. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of advanced adrenocortical carcinoma: a 21-year population-based analysis
    Thuy B Tran
    Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 79:1115-8. 2013
    ..Overall, our results indicate that favorable survival outcomes can be achieved even in patients with Stage III and IV disease and surgery should be considered in patients with advanced ACC. ..
  15. doi request reprint Mixed acinar-endocrine carcinoma of the pancreas: new clinical and pathological features in a contemporary series
    Run Yu
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pathology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Pancreas 42:429-35. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the novel clinical and pathological features of mixed acinar-endocrine carcinoma of the pancreas...
  16. ncbi request reprint A simple algorithm for drain management after pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Department of Surgery, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am Surg 78:1143-6. 2012
    ..Based on these data, we propose an algorithm of monitoring DA daily with drain removal when the level is less than 100 U/L. In our patient group drain removal would have occurred on a mean of 1.8 days and median 1 day after surgery...
  17. doi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of pheochromocytoma in an academic hospital from 1997 to 2007
    Run Yu
    Division of Endocrinology and Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif 90084, USA
    Am J Med 122:85-95. 2009
    ..We aimed to systemically study the diagnostic accuracy and treatment outcomes of pheochromocytoma and to reveal the causes and consequences of misdiagnosis (including both overdiagnosis and underdiagnosis)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of FDG-PET for diagnosis of adrenal mass: a large single-center experience
    Allison Pitts
    Division of Endocrinology, 2Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Hormones (Athens) 12:417-27. 2013
    ..To examine the clinical utility of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) for diagnosing whether an adrenal mass is malignant, in contemporary clinical practice...
  19. doi request reprint Hepaticojejunostomy using short-limb Roux-en-Y reconstruction
    Seth I Felder
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:253-7; discussion 257-8. 2013
    ..While some authors recommend Roux limbs of up to 75 cm, we have routinely used a Roux length of 20 cm to facilitate possible postoperative endoscopic access...
  20. doi request reprint Cardiac complications as initial manifestation of pheochromocytoma: frequency, outcome, and predictors
    Run Yu
    Division of Endocrinology and Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Endocr Pract 18:483-92. 2012
    ..To examine the frequency, outcome, and clinical predictors of cardiac complications as the initial manifestation of pheochromocytoma...
  21. pmc Percutaneous liver biopsy after living donor liver transplantation resulting in fulminant hepatic failure: the first reported case of hepatic compartment syndrome
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8635 W 3rd Street 1060 W, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Transplant 2010:273578. 2010
    ..The explant demonstrated ischemic necrosis of greater than 90% of the liver parenchyma. We report this case of "Hepatic Compartment Syndrome" leading to fulminant hepatic failure...
  22. pmc Video-microscopy for use in microsurgical aspects of complex hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery: a preliminary report
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:753-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this report is to describe a simple system of video-microscopy for use in open surgery as an alternative to loupe magnification...
  23. doi request reprint Malignancy in the HIV-infected patients undergoing liver and kidney transplantation
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, West Hollywood, California, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 24:517-21. 2012
    ..The addition of transplant immunosuppressants to an already immunocompromised state, however, may increase the risk of malignancy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pancreaticoduodenectomy after neoadjuvant therapy in a Jehovah's witness with locally advanced pancreatic cancer: case report and approach to avoid transfusion
    David Magner
    Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am Surg 72:435-7. 2006
    ..These strategies, once in place, may be able to reduce transfusions in all patients having major resections for malignancy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Completely laparoscopic nonanatomic hepatic resection using saline-cooled cautery and hydrodissection
    Nicholas N Nissen
    Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am Surg 73:987-90. 2007
    ..This report demonstrates the feasibility of completely laparoscopic hepatic resection using novel devices for parenchymal transaction. Hand-assist techniques remain useful as a salvage strategy or for larger resections...
  26. doi request reprint Nesidioblastosis and hyperplasia of alpha cells, microglucagonoma, and nonfunctioning islet cell tumor of the pancreas: review of the literature
    Run Yu
    Division of Endocrinology, Cedars Sinai Medical Cente, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Pancreas 36:428-31. 2008
    ..Nesidioblastosis and hyperplasia of alpha cells should be considered in the differential diagnosis of hyperglucagonemia. Somatostatin analog may be used to suppress glucagon secretion in alpha-cell hyperplasia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pheochromocytoma in patients suspected of harboring adrenal metastasis: management and clinical predictors
    Run Yu
    Division of Endocrinology and Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Endocr Pract 14:967-72. 2008
    ..To study clinical management of patients with suspected adrenal metastasis and to assess whether there are clinical predictors of pheochromocytoma in this patient population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation: histological abnormalities found on liver biopsies of apparently healthy potential donors
    Tram T Tran
    Department of Medicine Gastroenterology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:381-3. 2006
    ..In living donor liver transplantation, assessment of histological abnormalities that are undetectable by serological, biochemical and radiological methods might play an important role in donor and recipient outcome...
  29. ncbi request reprint Current surgical management of infected pancreatic necrosis
    Brendan Boland
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 76:1096-9. 2010
    ..Our results demonstrate that CG can be successfully used in select patients with IPN. Patients undergoing CG are less likely to require repeat surgical debridement and to develop pancreatic fistulae compared with patients undergoing DPD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Novel syndrome of four-limb proximal fragility fractures associated with HIV infection, cholestatic liver failure, and histiocytic infiltration of bone marrow
    Run Yu
    Division of Endocrinology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Hormones (Athens) 11:203-6. 2012
    ..The case further calls for the need for monitoring of bone health in patients with HIV infection or liver disease...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cavo-atrial tumor resection under total circulatory arrest without a sternotomy
    Thomas Kleisli
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1887-8. 2006
    ..This minimal-access total circulatory approach has the potential to greatly diminish morbidity when managing tumors of the inferior vena cava...