Paul J Speicher

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Single-lung transplantation in the United States: what happens to the other lung?
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Heart Lung Transplant 34:36-42. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Defining the learning curve for team-based laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:4014-9. 2014
  3. doi request reprint A simple scoring system for risk-stratifying rectal cancer patients prior to radical resection
    P J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Box 2817, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Tech Coloproctol 18:459-65. 2014
  4. pmc Hypoxia in melanoma: using optical spectroscopy and EF5 to assess tumor oxygenation before and during regional chemotherapy for melanoma
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:1435-40. 2014
  5. pmc The impact of laparoscopic versus open approach on reoperation rate after segmental colectomy: a propensity analysis
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:378-84. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Expectations and outcomes in geriatric patients with do-not-resuscitate orders undergoing emergency surgical management of bowel obstruction
    Paul J Speicher
    Departments of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:23-8. 2013
  7. pmc Wound classification reporting in HPB surgery: can a single word change public perception of institutional performance?
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 16:1068-73. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Feeding jejunostomy tube placement in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy: an ongoing dilemma
    Daniel P Nussbaum
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3443, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:1752-9. 2014
  9. doi request reprint A standardized care plan is associated with shorter hospital length of stay in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Daniel P Nussbaum
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North California Electronic address
    J Surg Res 193:237-45. 2015
  10. doi request reprint The role of clinical care pathways: an experience with distal pancreatectomy
    Daniel P Nussbaum
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Surg Res 190:64-71. 2014

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Publications40

  1. pmc Single-lung transplantation in the United States: what happens to the other lung?
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Heart Lung Transplant 34:36-42. 2015
    ..This study assessed treatment patterns and examined organ utilization in the setting of single-lung transplantation (SLT)...
  2. doi request reprint Defining the learning curve for team-based laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:4014-9. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint A simple scoring system for risk-stratifying rectal cancer patients prior to radical resection
    P J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Box 2817, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Tech Coloproctol 18:459-65. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a system for more accurate preoperative evaluations of competing risks and more informed shared decision-making with patients diagnosed with rectal cancer...
  4. pmc Hypoxia in melanoma: using optical spectroscopy and EF5 to assess tumor oxygenation before and during regional chemotherapy for melanoma
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:1435-40. 2014
    ..We sought to demonstrate the feasibility of measuring real-time alterations in tissue oxygenation...
  5. pmc The impact of laparoscopic versus open approach on reoperation rate after segmental colectomy: a propensity analysis
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:378-84. 2014
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the impact of a laparoscopic approach on rate of reoperation after elective segmental colectomy...
  6. doi request reprint Expectations and outcomes in geriatric patients with do-not-resuscitate orders undergoing emergency surgical management of bowel obstruction
    Paul J Speicher
    Departments of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:23-8. 2013
    ..To describe the outcomes and the expected postoperative course for patients with do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders (DNR patients) who undergo emergency surgical management of bowel obstruction...
  7. pmc Wound classification reporting in HPB surgery: can a single word change public perception of institutional performance?
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 16:1068-73. 2014
    ..The reporting of wound classification in patients undergoing hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) surgery and the impact of inconsistencies on quality metrics were investigated...
  8. doi request reprint Feeding jejunostomy tube placement in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy: an ongoing dilemma
    Daniel P Nussbaum
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3443, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:1752-9. 2014
    ..This information is crucial to appropriately select patients for feeding tube placement and to optimize perioperative nutrition strategies...
  9. doi request reprint A standardized care plan is associated with shorter hospital length of stay in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Daniel P Nussbaum
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North California Electronic address
    J Surg Res 193:237-45. 2015
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The role of clinical care pathways: an experience with distal pancreatectomy
    Daniel P Nussbaum
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Surg Res 190:64-71. 2014
    ..Here, we evaluate an institutional standardized care pathway (SCP) for patients undergoing DP...
  11. doi request reprint Management of 1- to 2-cm Carcinoid Tumors of the Appendix: Using the National Cancer Data Base to Address Controversies in General Surgery
    Daniel P Nussbaum
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 220:894-903. 2015
    ..Here we use the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) to compare long-term outcomes for patients treated via resection of the primary tumor alone vs right hemicolectomy (RHC)...
  12. pmc Long-term Oncologic Outcomes After Neoadjuvant Radiation Therapy for Retroperitoneal Sarcomas
    Daniel P Nussbaum
    Departments of Surgery Radiation Oncology, and Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC
    Ann Surg 262:163-70. 2015
    ..To evaluate long-term survival among patients undergoing radiation therapy (RT), followed by surgical resection of retroperitoneal sarcomas (RPS)...
  13. doi request reprint Defining the role of adjuvant chemotherapy after lobectomy for typical bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumors
    Daniel P Nussbaum
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:428-34. 2015
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Adjuvant chemotherapy is associated with improved survival after esophagectomy without induction therapy for node-positive adenocarcinoma
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Thorac Oncol 10:181-8. 2015
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: do contemporary morbidity and mortality rates demand a transition to ablation as first-line treatment?
    George Z Li
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC
    J Am Coll Surg 218:827-34. 2014
    ..Our objective was to help inform this treatment dilemma by defining perioperative outcomes in a broader set of patients as represented in NSQIP-participating institutions...
  16. pmc Laparoscopic versus open low anterior resection for rectal cancer: results from the national cancer data base
    Daniel P Nussbaum
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Box 3443, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 19:124-31; discussion 131-2. 2015
    ..While the use of laparoscopy has increased among patients undergoing colorectal surgery, there is ongoing debate regarding the oncologic equivalence of laparoscopy compared to open low anterior resection (LAR) for rectal cancer...
  17. pmc The effect of neoadjuvant radiation therapy on perioperative outcomes among patients undergoing resection of retroperitoneal sarcomas
    Daniel P Nussbaum
    Duke University, Department of Surgery, USA Electronic address
    Surg Oncol 23:155-60. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the short-term (30-day) postoperative morbidity and mortality associated with neoadjuvant RT following resection of RPS...
  18. pmc Induction therapy does not improve survival for clinical stage T2N0 esophageal cancer
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Thorac Oncol 9:1195-201. 2014
    ..This study compared survival after initial treatment with esophagectomy as primary therapy to induction therapy followed by esophagectomy for patients with clinical T2N0 (cT2N0) esophageal cancer in the National Cancer Database (NCDB)...
  19. pmc Outcomes after treatment of 17,378 patients with locally advanced (T3N0-2) non-small-cell lung cancer
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 47:636-41. 2015
    ..Treatment patterns and outcomes in a population-based database were examined to identify patients likely to benefit from surgical resection of locally advanced (T3N0-2) non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  20. doi request reprint Gangrenous cholecystitis: a contemporary review
    Asvin M Ganapathi
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Surg Res 197:18-24. 2015
    ..This study aimed to characterize outcomes of GC in the modern era and between LC or OC surgical approach...
  21. pmc Adjuvant chemotherapy for t1 node-positive colon cancers provides significant survival benefit
    Asvin M Ganapathi
    1Section of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 2Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Dis Colon Rectum 57:1341-8. 2014
    ..Minimal data exist regarding the use and need for adjuvant chemotherapy in T1N+ disease...
  22. doi request reprint Ureteral stenting in laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    J Surg Res 190:98-103. 2014
    ..This study examines current national trends and predictors of ureteral stenting in patients undergoing major colorectal operations and the subsequent effects on perioperative outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint The effect of prior pneumonectomy or lobectomy on subsequent lung transplantation
    Asvin M Ganapathi
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:1922-8; discussion 1928-9. 2014
    ..Using the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database, we address the impact of prior major lung resection on lung transplantation outcomes...
  24. pmc Impact of mesothelioma histologic subtype on outcomes in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database
    Robert Ryan Meyerhoff
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Department of Immunology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
    J Surg Res 196:23-32. 2015
    ..This study was conducted to determine how malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) histology was associated with the use of surgery and survival...
  25. doi request reprint Improving Outcomes in Colorectal Surgery by Sequential Implementation of Multiple Standardized Care Programs
    Jeffrey E Keenan
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Am Coll Surg 221:404-14.e1. 2015
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Quality of life after isolated limb infusion for in-transit melanoma of the extremity
    Betty S Jiang
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:1694-700. 2015
    ..However, health-related quality of life (HRQOL) has not yet been assessed using a validated questionnaire...
  27. doi request reprint Neoadjuvant radiation therapy does not increase perioperative morbidity among patients undergoing gastrectomy for gastric cancer
    Zhifei Sun
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
    J Surg Oncol 112:46-50. 2015
    ..Neoadjuvant radiation therapy (RT) as a component of the multimodality treatment of gastric cancer has demonstrated promising results. Data regarding its effect on perioperative safety are limited...
  28. doi request reprint Outcomes following splenectomy in patients with myeloid neoplasms
    Kristy L Rialon
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    J Surg Oncol 111:389-95. 2015
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Does the presence of coronary artery disease impact perioperative outcomes following partial hepatectomy?
    Michael E Lidsky
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC 3247, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:709-18. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of CAD on postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing hepatectomy...
  30. doi request reprint Immunotherapy following regional chemotherapy treatment of advanced extremity melanoma
    Betty S Jiang
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:2525-31. 2014
    ..Following regional chemotherapy (RC) for melanoma, approximately 75 % of patients will progress. The role of immunotherapy after RC has not been well established...
  31. doi request reprint Isolated limb infusion as a model to test new agents to treat metastatic melanoma
    Michael E Lidsky
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    J Surg Oncol 109:357-65. 2014
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Value of surgical resection in children with high-risk neuroblastoma
    Brian R Englum
    Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 62:1529-35. 2015
    ..The value of gross total resection (GTR) for children with high-risk neuroblastoma (NB) is controversial. We hypothesized that patients undergoing GTR would demonstrate improved overall survival (OS) compared those having <GTR...
  33. pmc Survival in the elderly after pneumonectomy for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer: a comparison with nonoperative management
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Am Coll Surg 218:439-49. 2014
    ..The impact of age on long-term outcomes has not been well described. The purpose of this study was to quantify the impact of patient age on long-term survival after pneumonectomy for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer...
  34. doi request reprint The preventive surgical site infection bundle in colorectal surgery: an effective approach to surgical site infection reduction and health care cost savings
    Jeffrey E Keenan
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    JAMA Surg 149:1045-52. 2014
    ..Surgical site infections (SSIs) in colorectal surgery are associated with increased morbidity and health care costs...
  35. pmc Hepatic and pancreatic resection in patients with end-stage renal disease: a propensity analysis
    Andrew S Barbas
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 16:1016-22. 2014
    ..The present authors used a national clinical database to characterize outcomes and perioperative risk in ESRD patients who require hepatic or pancreatic resection...
  36. pmc Laparoscopy is safe among patients with congestive heart failure undergoing general surgery procedures
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Surgery 156:371-8. 2014
    ..Because pneumoperitoneum has known effects on cardiopulmonary physiology, patients with CHF may be at increased risk. This study examines current trends in approaches to patients with CHF and effects on perioperative outcomes...
  37. doi request reprint Pelvic exenteration for the treatment of locally advanced colorectal and bladder malignancies in the modern era
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:782-8. 2014
    ..The objectives of this study were (1) estimate complication and mortality rates, (2) determine predictors of complications, and (3) estimate overall survival after PE for patients with locally advanced colorectal and bladder tumors...
  38. doi request reprint Regional therapies for in-transit disease
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2301 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 24:309-22. 2015
    ..Regional therapy provides distinct opportunities for the treatment of unresectable disease, and offers a unique platform for investigation of novel therapeutics in early-stage clinical trials. ..
  39. doi request reprint Open versus endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Ann Vasc Surg 28:1249-57. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to examine national trends and compare contemporary outcomes of open and endovascular repair (EVAR) for rAAA across a wide spectrum of hospitals in the United States...
  40. doi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic versus open adrenalectomy: results from American College of Surgeons-National Surgery Quality Improvement Project
    Dawn M Elfenbein
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Hospital, Durham, North Carolina 27710 3443, USA
    J Surg Res 184:216-20. 2013
    ..The objective of our analysis was to compare the 30-d outcomes after laparoscopic versus open adrenalectomy using this data source...