Sudish Murthy

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Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A simple solution for complicated pleural effusions
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 1:697-700. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Surgical management of malignant pleural effusions
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue Desk J4 1, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 23:43-9, vi. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Optimizing control of the pleural space
    Sudish C Murthy
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 24:37-41. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for the treatment of lung cancer
    Sudish Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 79:eS23-5. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Sudish Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1239-40. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Invited commentary
    Sudish Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Desk F 24, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:2104. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Can we predict long-term survival after pulmonary metastasectomy for renal cell carcinoma?
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hematology and Medical Oncology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:996-1003. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Air leak and pleural space management
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, F 24, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 16:261-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of anastomotic airway complications after lung transplantation
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:401-9, 409.e1-4. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Anastomotic airway complications after lung transplantation
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 15:582-7. 2010

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Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint A simple solution for complicated pleural effusions
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 1:697-700. 2006
    ..In this study, we review the safety, efficacy, and durability of PleurX catheters (Denver Biomedical, Golden, CO) for managing complicated pleural effusions and describe a patient population who might benefit...
  2. doi request reprint Surgical management of malignant pleural effusions
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue Desk J4 1, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 23:43-9, vi. 2013
    ..There is no ideal procedure; surgical treatment must be individualized...
  3. doi request reprint Optimizing control of the pleural space
    Sudish C Murthy
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 24:37-41. 2012
    ..A variety of surgical strategies aimed at reestablishment of pleural apposition and obliteration of pleural space are reviewed...
  4. doi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for the treatment of lung cancer
    Sudish Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 79:eS23-5. 2012
    ..Regardless of whether VATS or an open approach is utilized, thorough lymphadenectomy is important and may confer an additional survival benefit...
  5. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Sudish Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1239-40. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Invited commentary
    Sudish Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Desk F 24, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:2104. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Can we predict long-term survival after pulmonary metastasectomy for renal cell carcinoma?
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hematology and Medical Oncology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:996-1003. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify factors associated with time-related survival after pulmonary metastasectomy for renal cell carcinoma and to confirm the safety of metastasectomy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Air leak and pleural space management
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, F 24, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 16:261-5. 2006
    ..For larger air leaks, especially in the presence of an incompletely expanded lung or residual ipsilateral pleural space, reintervention should be considered if there is no improvement by 1 to 2 weeks...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of anastomotic airway complications after lung transplantation
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:401-9, 409.e1-4. 2007
    ..Because improper airway healing continues as a source of morbidity after lung transplantation, we determined prevalence and risk factors for anastomotic complications and examined their impact on survival...
  10. doi request reprint Anastomotic airway complications after lung transplantation
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 15:582-7. 2010
    ..Prevalence has surprisingly remained relatively constant over the last decade, despite improvement in overall transplant survival...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory dependency after cardiovascular surgery
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:484-90. 2007
    ..Less well characterized are short- and long-term outcomes. Therefore, objectives were to identify risk factors for ventilatory dependency, assess its short- and long-term outcomes, and determine impact of tracheostomy...
  12. doi request reprint Winning the battle, losing the war: the noncurative "curative" resection for stage I adenocarcinoma of the lung
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1067-74. 2010
    ..Therefore, this study characterizes cancer recurrence and its risks, assesses survival after recurrence, and contextualizes overall survival and its risks...
  13. doi request reprint Pretransplant gastroesophageal reflux compromises early outcomes after lung transplantation
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:47-52.e3. 2011
    ..Therefore, we sought to systematically understand the time-related impact of pretransplant GERD on graft function (spirometry), mortality, and acute rejection early after lung transplantation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Palliation of malignant aerodigestive fistulae with self-expanding metallic stents
    S Murthy
    Center for Major Airway Diseases, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Esophagus 20:386-9. 2007
    ..SEMS placement is an effective strategy to palliate malignant aerodigestive fistulae. Complications are rare and symptoms are alleviated in most patients...
  15. doi request reprint Induction chemoradiotherapy increases pleural and pericardial complications after esophagectomy for cancer
    Sudish C Murthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 4:395-403. 2009
    ..This study focuses on postesophagectomy benign pleural and pericardial complications to determine their prevalence, temporal pattern, and treatment, and their association with induction chemoradiotherapy and influence on survival...
  16. doi request reprint Bronchogenic carcinoma after lung transplantation: characteristics and outcomes
    Omar A Minai
    Departments of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 3:1404-9. 2008
    ..Lung cancer may occur in the lung transplant population because many patients are former smokers. Not much is known about risk factors and outcomes in these patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Short-term deployment of self-expanding metallic stents facilitates healing of bronchial dehiscence
    Majid M Mughal
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:768-71. 2005
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  18. doi request reprint Utility of positron emission tomography compared with mediastinoscopy for delineating involved lymph nodes in stage III lung cancer: insights for radiotherapy planning from a surgical cohort
    Gregory M M Videtic
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:702-6. 2008
    ..We used the results of mediastinoscopy from a Stage III NSCLC cohort to assess the reliability of positron emission tomography (PET) scans at identifying involved mediastinal lymph nodes (MLN) when used during radiotherapy planning...
  19. doi request reprint A comparison of two stereotactic body radiation fractionation schedules for medically inoperable stage I non-small cell lung cancer: the Cleveland Clinic experience
    Kevin L Stephans
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 4:976-82. 2009
    ..To assess the impact of fractionation upon tumor control and toxicity in medically inoperable early stage lung cancer patients treated with stereotactic body radiotherapy...
  20. doi request reprint Lobar torsion after lung transplantation-a case report and review of the literature
    Hasan Shakoor
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Artif Organs 33:551-4. 2009
    ..Early diagnosis and correction can avoid pulmonary infarction and the need for lobar resection...
  21. ncbi request reprint Management of tracheomediastinal fistulas using self-expanding metallic stents
    Justin L Ranes
    Department of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:748-9. 2006
  22. doi request reprint Closure of a large tracheoesophageal fistula using AlloDerm
    Jang Wen Su
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:706-7. 2008
  23. ncbi request reprint Stage III non-small cell lung cancer and metachronous brain metastases
    Nader Moazami
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:113-22. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Is FDG-PET indicated for superficial esophageal cancer?
    Sherard G Little
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:791-6. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint The role of self-expandable metallic stents for the treatment of airway complications after lung transplantation
    Cynthia P Saad
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Transplantation 75:1532-8. 2003
    ..Different approaches have been used for their nonsurgical management. We describe our experience using self-expandable metallic stents (SEMSs) in patients with airway complications post-LTx...
  26. ncbi request reprint Self-expandable metallic airway stents and flexible bronchoscopy: long-term outcomes analysis
    Cynthia P Saad
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Chest 124:1993-9. 2003
    ..s: To report and analyze our 6-year experience with implanting 112 self-expandable metallic stents (SEMSs) using flexible bronchoscopy (FB)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation complicating lung cancer resection
    Eric E Roselli
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:438-44. 2005
    ..To (1) characterize atrial fibrillation complicating lung cancer resection, (2) evaluate its temporal relationship to other postoperative complications, and (3) assess its economics...
  28. ncbi request reprint Gastric bezoar after lung transplantation in non-cystic fibrosis patients and review of the literature
    Erik Folch
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:739-41. 2007
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  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical-pathologic conference in general thoracic surgery: A malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the trachea
    Sonia S Shah
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1455-9. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary transplantation in Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: a case report
    Sonia S Shah
    Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:757-8. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation after lung transplantation: timing, risk factors, and treatment
    David P Mason
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1878-84. 2007
    ..Objectives of this study were to determine prevalence and timing of perioperative AF, identify its risk factors, evaluate treatment strategies, assess return to sinus rhythm by hospital discharge, and investigate its impact on outcomes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dialysis after lung transplantation: prevalence, risk factors and outcome
    David P Mason
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:1155-62. 2007
    ..We sought to ascertain the prevalence of dialysis after lung transplantation and to identify risk factors for its occurrence. We also assessed outcomes after institution of dialysis...
  33. doi request reprint A phase II study of perioperative concurrent chemotherapy, gefitinib, and hyperfractionated radiation followed by maintenance gefitinib in locoregionally advanced esophagus and gastroesophageal junction cancer
    Cristina P Rodriguez
    Department of Solid Tumor Oncology, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 5:229-35. 2010
    ..This phase II study added gefitinib (G) to our previously tested CCRT regimen in an effort to improve these outcomes...
  34. doi request reprint Spirometry after transplantation: how much better are two lungs than one?
    David P Mason
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1193-201, 1201.e1-2. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine how much double lung transplantation improves lung function over single lung transplantation and to identify predictors of lung function after transplantation...
  35. doi request reprint Matching donor to recipient in lung transplantation: How much does size matter?
    David P Mason
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1234-40.e1. 2009
    ..Therefore, we determined the relation of donor lung size to 1) posttransplant survival and 2) pulmonary function as measured by forced expiratory volume in 1 second...
  36. doi request reprint Early experience with lung transplantation using donors after cardiac death
    David P Mason
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:561-3. 2008
    ..Three patients are alive and well at 4, 15 and 21 months; 1 patient died at 34 months with bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome, in part attributable to medication non-compliance...
  37. doi request reprint Mature results from a phase II trial of postoperative concurrent chemoradiotherapy for poor prognosis cancer of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction
    David J Adelstein
    Department of Solid Tumor Oncology, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 4:1264-9. 2009
    ..Mature results are presented from a phase II trial of postoperative concurrent chemoradiotherapy in patients with poor-prognosis cancer of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction after primary surgical resection...
  38. doi request reprint Impact of smoking cessation before resection of lung cancer: a Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database study
    David P Mason
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:362-70; discussion 370-1. 2009
    ..Smoking cessation is presumed to be beneficial before resection of lung cancer. The effect of smoking cessation on outcome was investigated...
  39. doi request reprint Should lung transplantation be performed using donation after cardiac death? The United States experience
    David P Mason
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:1061-6. 2008
    ..We compared 1) survival after lung transplantation of recipients of donation after cardiac death (DCD) versus brain death donor organs in the United States and 2) recipient characteristics...
  40. doi request reprint Temporal pattern of transfusion and its relation to rejection after lung transplantation
    David P Mason
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:558-63. 2009
    ..In this study we assess: (1) patterns of transfusion, and (2) temporal interrelationships with histologic evidence of rejection...
  41. ncbi request reprint Lung transplantation for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    David P Mason
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1121-8. 2007
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  42. ncbi request reprint Tracheostomy after cardiovascular surgery: an assessment of long-term outcome
    Peter A Walts
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:830-7. 2006
    ..To ascertain long-term survival, identify risk factors for death, and document complications of tracheostomy after cardiovascular surgery...
  43. ncbi request reprint Role of clinically determined depth of tumor invasion in the treatment of esophageal carcinoma
    Thomas W Rice
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Departments of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1091-102. 2003
    ..We sought to evaluate the effectiveness of clinical staging of depth of tumor invasion (cT), the relationship of cT to survival, the benefits of downstaging cT, and the role of cT in treatment decisions...
  44. ncbi request reprint A physiologic clinical study of achalasia: should Dor fundoplication be added to Heller myotomy?
    Thomas W Rice
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders and the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1593-600. 2005
    ..Therefore, we objectively studied the physiologic effects of adding Dor fundoplication to Heller myotomy...
  45. ncbi request reprint Thromboembolism after pneumonectomy for malignancy: an independent marker of poor outcome
    David P Mason
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:711-8. 2006
    ..We also evaluated short- and long-term outcomes of patients in whom venous thromboembolism developed compared with those of patients in whom it did not...
  46. ncbi request reprint Extrapleural pneumonectomy for scimitar syndrome
    David P Mason
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:704-5. 2006
  47. ncbi request reprint Extended use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after lung transplantation
    David P Mason
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:954-60. 2006
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  48. ncbi request reprint Benefit of postoperative adjuvant chemoradiotherapy in locoregionally advanced esophageal carcinoma
    Thomas W Rice
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders and Departmentof Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1590-6. 2003
    ..We sought to determine whether chemoradiotherapy after esophagectomy improves survival...
  49. ncbi request reprint Brain metastases from esophageal cancer: a phenomenon of adjuvant therapy?
    Thomas W Rice
    The Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:2042-9, 2049.e1-2. 2006
    ..Therefore, we determined (1) incidence and prevalence of, risk factors for, and survival after development of brain metastases following esophagectomy for esophageal cancer, and (2) their association with adjuvant therapy...
  50. ncbi request reprint [18F]Fluorodeoxyglucose uptake by positron emission tomography for diagnosis of suspected lung cancer: impact of verification bias
    Michael S Lauer
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic, Ohio 44122, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:161-5. 2007
    ..It adversely influences diagnostic test accuracy by inflating sensitivity and deflating specificity. We studied the impact of verification bias on the estimated accuracy of a test commonly used in suspected lung cancer...
  51. ncbi request reprint T2N0M0 esophageal cancer
    Thomas W Rice
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:317-24. 2007
    ..The study objective was to develop a treatment algorithm for cT2N0M0 esophageal cancer by determining (1) errors in clinical staging and (2) consequences of overtreatment and undertreatment of incorrectly clinically staged patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint Value of accelerated multimodality therapy in stage IIIA and IIIB non-small cell lung cancer
    Malcolm M Decamp
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:17-27. 2003
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint A phase II trial of accelerated multimodality therapy for locoregionally advanced cancer of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction: the impact of clinical heterogeneity
    David J Adelstein
    The Taussig Cancer Center and the Department of Solid Tumor Oncology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:172-80. 2007
    ..A split course of pre- and postoperative hyperfractionated radiation therapy and concurrent chemotherapy was used in an effort to limit perioperative mortality...
  54. doi request reprint Should lung transplantation be performed for patients on mechanical respiratory support? The US experience
    David P Mason
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, 9500 Euclid Avenue Mail Stop J4 1, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:765-773.e1. 2010
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Refining esophageal cancer staging
    Thomas W Rice
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Departments of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1103-13. 2003
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess current esophageal cancer staging and to determine whether refinements of classification and stage grouping are necessary...
  56. ncbi request reprint Combined bronchoscopy, mediastinoscopy, and thoracotomy for lung cancer: who benefits?
    Kwhanmien Kim
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:850-6. 2004
    ..Surgical staging and resection of lung cancer may be done as 1 operation (combined) or 2 (staged). This study evaluates the safety and efficiency of these treatment strategies...
  57. ncbi request reprint Characterization and importance of air leak after lobectomy
    Ikenna Okereke
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1167-73. 2005
    ..Our objectives were to determine prevalence of air leak and identify its risk factors, characterize its duration and discover its correlates, and evaluate its clinical importance...
  58. doi request reprint Acellular dermal matrix closure of catastrophic bronchopleural fistula
    Karl G Reyes
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:601-3. 2010
    ..We present a case of a catastrophic bronchopleural fistula that was successfully closed using an Alloderm patch (LifeCell Corp, Branchburg, NJ) in the acute setting...
  59. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopically guided transaxillary resection of adjoining intercostal plexiform neurofibromas: review of mosaicism in neurofibromatosis: technical note
    Fortino Salazar
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:E407; discussion E407. 2005
    ..This presentation highlights the manner in which NFI may affect selective regions of the body disproportionately through genetic mosaicism...
  60. ncbi request reprint Does esophagogastric anastomotic technique influence the outcome of patients with esophageal cancer?
    Sina Ercan
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:623-31. 2005
    ..We sought to compare the outcome of patients with esophageal cancer who had either modified Collard or standard hand-sewn cervical esophagogastric anastomoses in reconstruction during esophagectomy...
  61. doi request reprint Decortication after lung transplantation
    Daniel J Boffa
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1039-43. 2008
    ..To address this issue, indications and outcomes of decortication after lung transplantation were examined at our institution...
  62. doi request reprint Guidelines for donor lung selection: time for revision?
    Karl G Reyes
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1756-64; discussion 1764-5. 2010
    ..Few data support current guidelines for donor selection in lung transplantation. We determined degree of compliance with current donor guidelines, effect of these and variances on survival, and other donor factors predicting survival...
  63. ncbi request reprint Gastropericardial fistula after laparoscopic surgery for reflux disease
    Sudish Murthy
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:328-32. 2002
  64. doi request reprint Successful double lung transplantation in 2 patients with severe scoliosis
    Jang Wen Su
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:1262-4. 2008
    ..We report two cases of patients with severe scoliosis that underwent successful bilateral lung transplant and highlight patient selection, complications and outcomes...
  65. ncbi request reprint Performance of a self-expanding silicone stent in palliation of benign airway conditions
    Thomas R Gildea
    Department of Pulmonary Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Chest 130:1419-23. 2006
    ..Study: We report a retrospective review of our experience with the Polyflex stent in the management of benign airway conditions...
  66. doi request reprint A critical evaluation of a percutaneous diagnostic and treatment strategy for chylothorax after thoracic surgery
    Daniel J Boffa
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:435-9. 2008
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  67. ncbi request reprint Techniques of surgical tracheostomy
    Peter A Walts
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk F24, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Clin Chest Med 24:413-22. 2003
    ..At exactly what point this occurs remains undefined, but certainly by the tenth day of intubation, if extubation is not imminent, arrangements should be made for surgical tracheostomy by a team experienced with the chosen technique...
  68. doi request reprint Myenteric plexus abnormalities associated with epiphrenic diverticula
    Thomas W Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:22-7; discussion 27. 2009
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  69. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation after esophagectomy is a marker for postoperative morbidity and mortality
    Sudish C Murthy
    Division of Esophageal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1162-7. 2003
    ..Postoperative atrial fibrillation complicates recovery in 20% to 25% of patients after esophagectomy for cancer. The purpose of this study is to understand this phenomenon...
  70. ncbi request reprint Esophageal cancer in patients with a history of distal gastrectomy
    Andreas Alexandrou
    Division of Esophageal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, China
    Arch Surg 137:1238-42. 2002
    ..Surgical treatment of esophageal cancer in patients with a history of gastrectomy is more complicated but will not result in increased mortality in an experienced center...
  71. ncbi request reprint The Kirschner operation in unresectable esophageal cancer: current application
    Brian P Whooley
    Department of Surgery, Bon Secours Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Arch Surg 137:1228-32. 2002
    ..With the introduction of safe, effective nonoperative alternatives, bypass surgery for unresectable esophageal cancer is infrequently performed, but it has a limited role in palliation of esophageal cancer that needs to be defined...
  72. ncbi request reprint Radiology quiz case 1. Tracheocele
    Aysenur Meric Teker
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:940, 942-3. 2007