Felix G Fernandez

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hospital readmission is associated with poor survival after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
    Felix G Fernandez
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:292-7. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint Utility of mediastinoscopy in clinical stage I lung cancers at risk for occult mediastinal nodal metastases
    Felix G Fernandez
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Decatur, GA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 149:35-42.e1. 2015
  3. ncbi request reprint Incremental risk of prior coronary arterial stents for pulmonary resection
    Felix G Fernandez
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1212-8; discussion 1219-20. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Sublobar resection versus definitive radiation in patients with stage IA non-small cell lung cancer
    Felix G Fernandez
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:354-60; discussion 360-1. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of laterality on early and late survival after pneumonectomy
    Felix G Fernandez
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta VA Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:244-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy cost variability: implications for a bundled payment era
    Rachel L Medbery
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1686-92; discussion 1692-3. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Routine intraoperative frozen section analysis of bronchial margins is of limited utility in lung cancer resection
    Rachel M Owen
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1859-65; discussion 1865-6. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery segmentectomy: a safe and effective procedure
    Bradley G Leshnower
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Joseph B Whitehead Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1571-6. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Intrapyloric botulinum injection increases postoperative esophagectomy complications
    Shady M Eldaif
    Department of Surgery, Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1959-64; discussion 1964-5. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Pneumonectomy for benign disease: analysis of the early and late outcomes
    Rachel M Owen
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:312-7. 2013

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Hospital readmission is associated with poor survival after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
    Felix G Fernandez
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:292-7. 2015
    ..There is limited knowledge related to readmissions after esophagectomy for malignancy. Our aim was to determine the impact on survival of readmission after esophagectomy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Utility of mediastinoscopy in clinical stage I lung cancers at risk for occult mediastinal nodal metastases
    Felix G Fernandez
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Decatur, GA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 149:35-42.e1. 2015
    ..Further, the utility of mediastinoscopy in these patients is unknown. We performed a prospective trial to evaluate the utility of routine cervical mediastinoscopy for patients who may be at high risk of occult nodal metastases...
  3. ncbi request reprint Incremental risk of prior coronary arterial stents for pulmonary resection
    Felix G Fernandez
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1212-8; discussion 1219-20. 2013
    ..Our aim was to determine the incidence of major adverse cardiac events (MACE) in patients undergoing pulmonary resection for lung cancer after percutaneous coronary stenting...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sublobar resection versus definitive radiation in patients with stage IA non-small cell lung cancer
    Felix G Fernandez
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:354-60; discussion 360-1. 2012
    ..Surgical outcomes are biased by preoperative selection factors and upstaging that occurs during surgery. This study compares outcomes between sublobar pulmonary resection and traditional external beam radiation therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of laterality on early and late survival after pneumonectomy
    Felix G Fernandez
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta VA Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:244-9. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the effect of laterality on survival in patients who underwent pneumonectomy for lung cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy cost variability: implications for a bundled payment era
    Rachel L Medbery
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1686-92; discussion 1692-3. 2014
    ..We aim to identify factors driving variability in hospital costs after video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lobectomy for lung cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Routine intraoperative frozen section analysis of bronchial margins is of limited utility in lung cancer resection
    Rachel M Owen
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1859-65; discussion 1865-6. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that frozen section of the bronchial margin is rarely positive and seldom changes intraoperative management...
  8. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery segmentectomy: a safe and effective procedure
    Bradley G Leshnower
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Joseph B Whitehead Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1571-6. 2010
    ..With the increased use of thoracoscopy, a video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) segmentectomy may be as safe and effective as an open segmentectomy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Intrapyloric botulinum injection increases postoperative esophagectomy complications
    Shady M Eldaif
    Department of Surgery, Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1959-64; discussion 1964-5. 2014
    ..The purpose of this review is to compare the results in a prospective cohort of patients who received pyloric botulinum injection versus patients who received pyloromyotomy or pyloroplasty with esophagectomy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pneumonectomy for benign disease: analysis of the early and late outcomes
    Rachel M Owen
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:312-7. 2013
    ..To analyse the indications, operative techniques, postoperative morbidity, mortality and long-term outcomes of patients who underwent pneumonectomy for benign lung disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Chest wall reconstruction using biomaterials
    Daniel L Miller
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1050-6. 2013
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  12. pmc Bilateral lung transplantation offers better long-term survival, compared with single-lung transplantation, for younger patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Seth D Force
    Department Surgery, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:244-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate a large group of patients to determine if either SLT or BLT officered a long-term survival advantage for patients with IPF...
  13. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous fiducial localization for thoracoscopic wedge resection of small pulmonary nodules
    Manu S Sancheti
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1914-8; discussion 1919. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to report our experience with fiducial localization and percutaneous thoracoscopic wedge resection of small pulmonary nodules...
  14. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopy without lung isolation utilizing single lumen endotracheal tube intubation and carbon dioxide insufflation
    Manu S Sancheti
    Emory University Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:439-44. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the feasibility of performing thoracoscopy without lung isolation employing single lumen endotracheal tube (SLET) intubation and carbon dioxide insufflation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic risk factors for long-term mortality after pulmonary resection for lung cancer: an analysis of more than 90,000 patients from the national cancer data base
    Onkar V Khullar
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
    J Am Coll Surg 220:156-168.e4. 2015
    ..Our aim was to examine the impact of other clinical and demographic variables, controlling for known predictors of long-term survival, in order to investigate how outcomes varied according to important nonclinical factors...