David A Kooby

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of locoregional therapies versus supportive care in maintaining survival within the Milan criteria in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Renumathy Dhanasekaran
    Division of Interventional Radiology and Image Guided Medicine, Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road NE, Suite AG 05, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 21:1197-204; quiz 204. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of adjuvant radiotherapy on survival after pancreatic cancer resection: an appraisal of data from the national cancer data base
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3634-42. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for cancer: historical, theoretical, and technical considerations
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:917-27; discussion 927-8, 931-2. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of yttrium-90 radioembolization and transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for the treatment of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Emory University, 1365C Clifton Rd, NE, 2nd Fl, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 21:224-30. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic management of pancreatic malignancies
    David A Kooby
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine and the Winship Cancer Institute, 1365C Clifton Road, NE, 2nd Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 90:427-46. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic pancreatic resection for cancer
    David A Kooby
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 8:1597-609. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Left-sided pancreatectomy: a multicenter comparison of laparoscopic and open approaches
    David A Kooby
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365C Clifton Rd, NE, 2nd Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Surg 248:438-46. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Changing management and outcome of hepatocellular carcinoma: evaluation of 501 patients treated at a single comprehensive center
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Surg Oncol 98:81-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Effect of preoperative renal insufficiency on postoperative outcomes after pancreatic resection: a single institution experience of 1,061 consecutive patients
    Malcolm H Squires
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    J Am Coll Surg 218:92-101. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment utilization and surgical outcome of ampullary and duodenal adenocarcinoma
    Walid L Shaib
    Department of Hematology and Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Surg Oncol 109:556-60. 2014

Detail Information

Publications94

  1. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of locoregional therapies versus supportive care in maintaining survival within the Milan criteria in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Renumathy Dhanasekaran
    Division of Interventional Radiology and Image Guided Medicine, Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road NE, Suite AG 05, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 21:1197-204; quiz 204. 2010
    ..To compare survival after treatment with either locoregional therapy (LRT) or supportive care in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) within the Milan criteria...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of adjuvant radiotherapy on survival after pancreatic cancer resection: an appraisal of data from the national cancer data base
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3634-42. 2013
    ..The impact of adjuvant radiotherapy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PAC) remains controversial. We examined effects of adjuvant therapy on overall survival (OS) in PAC, using the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for cancer: historical, theoretical, and technical considerations
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:917-27; discussion 927-8, 931-2. 2006
    ..Finally, a technical discussion of laparoscopic-assisted resections of hepatic and pancreatic tumors details patient selection, operative approach, and existing data for these operations...
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of yttrium-90 radioembolization and transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for the treatment of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Emory University, 1365C Clifton Rd, NE, 2nd Fl, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 21:224-30. 2010
    ..To compare the effectiveness and toxicity of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (chemoembolization) and yttrium-90-labeled microspheres (radioembolization) in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic management of pancreatic malignancies
    David A Kooby
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine and the Winship Cancer Institute, 1365C Clifton Road, NE, 2nd Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 90:427-46. 2010
    ..This article reviews and analyzes the existing literature on laparoscopic pancreatectomy for pancreatic malignancies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic pancreatic resection for cancer
    David A Kooby
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 8:1597-609. 2008
    ..Existing data are reviewed for both open and lap pancreatic resections, with particular attention to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Projections of future advances in the field of lap pancreatic surgery are provided...
  7. doi request reprint Left-sided pancreatectomy: a multicenter comparison of laparoscopic and open approaches
    David A Kooby
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365C Clifton Rd, NE, 2nd Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Surg 248:438-46. 2008
    ..To compare perioperative outcomes of laparoscopic left-sided pancreatectomy (LLP) with traditional open left-sided pancreatectomy (OLP) in a multicenter experience...
  8. doi request reprint Changing management and outcome of hepatocellular carcinoma: evaluation of 501 patients treated at a single comprehensive center
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Surg Oncol 98:81-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated changes in therapy and outcome for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) over time in a large cohort of Western patients managed at one U.S. medical center...
  9. doi request reprint Effect of preoperative renal insufficiency on postoperative outcomes after pancreatic resection: a single institution experience of 1,061 consecutive patients
    Malcolm H Squires
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    J Am Coll Surg 218:92-101. 2014
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is known to adversely affect cardiac and vascular surgery outcomes. We examined the effect of preoperative renal insufficiency on postoperative outcomes after pancreatic resection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment utilization and surgical outcome of ampullary and duodenal adenocarcinoma
    Walid L Shaib
    Department of Hematology and Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Surg Oncol 109:556-60. 2014
    ..Ampullary (AMP-A) and duodenal adenocarcinomas (DA) are rare tumors. The literature regarding treatment and outcome is very limited. The objective of this project is to compare the outcomes of AMP-A and DA...
  11. doi request reprint Differential expression and prognostic value of ERCC1 and thymidylate synthase in resected gastric adenocarcinoma
    Malcolm H Squires
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer 119:3242-50. 2013
    ..Their expression patterns and prognostic value in resected gastric adenocarcinoma (GAC) are not known...
  12. doi request reprint Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy: trends and lessons learned through an 11-year experience
    Peter J Kneuertz
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:167-76. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine outcomes after LDP at a specialized center, analyze trends of patient selection and operative technique, and validate a complication risk score (CRS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint HER2 in resected gastric cancer: Is there prognostic value?
    Sarah B Fisher
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Surg Oncol 109:61-6. 2014
    ..The role of HER2 in patients with early stage/resected gastric cancer is controversial. This study investigates the prevalence and prognostic value of HER2 in patients undergoing curative intent resection for gastric adenocarcinoma...
  14. doi request reprint An analysis of human equilibrative nucleoside transporter-1, ribonucleoside reductase subunit M1, ribonucleoside reductase subunit M2, and excision repair cross-complementing gene-1 expression in patients with resected pancreas adenocarcinoma: implication
    Sarah B Fisher
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer 119:445-53. 2013
    ..To the authors's knowledge, their role in PAC is not defined...
  15. ncbi request reprint Discordance between conventional and detailed lymph node analysis in resected biliary carcinoma at or above the cystic duct: are we understaging patients?
    Lee M Ocuin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:4298-304. 2013
    ..Some consider analysis of 7 LNs necessary for accurate staging. Conventional LN analysis may understage patients...
  16. doi request reprint An assessment of feeding jejunostomy tube placement at the time of resection for gastric adenocarcinoma
    Sameer H Patel
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Surg Oncol 107:728-34. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that J-tubes actually are associated with increased complications and do not improve nutritional status nor increase rates of adjuvant therapy...
  17. doi request reprint Effects of perioperative red blood cell transfusion on disease recurrence and survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy for ductal adenocarcinoma
    Peter J Kneuertz
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1327-34. 2011
    ..We examined the effects of RBCT during and after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) on disease recurrence and survival...
  18. pmc Tumor budding as a strong prognostic indicator in invasive ampullary adenocarcinomas
    Nobuyuki Ohike
    Departments of Pathology, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 34:1417-24. 2010
    ..Therefore, budding should be incorporated into surgical pathology reports for AAC...
  19. ncbi request reprint A prospective study examining the association between preoperative frailty and postoperative complications in patients undergoing minimally invasive surgery
    Louis M Revenig
    1 Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Endourol 28:476-80. 2014
    ..We sought to investigate the relationship between preoperative markers of frailty and postoperative complications in patients undergoing minimally invasive surgery (MIS)...
  20. pmc A comparison of right posterior sectorectomy with formal right hepatectomy: a dual-institution study
    Sarah B Fisher
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 15:753-62. 2013
    ..Right posterior sectorectomy (RPS) preserves liver volume but typically requires a longer parenchymal transection distance than does right hepatectomy (RH). This study was conducted to define the advantages of one approach over the other...
  21. doi request reprint Ampullary region carcinomas: definition and site specific classification with delineation of four clinicopathologically and prognostically distinct subsets in an analysis of 249 cases
    Volkan Adsay
    Department of Pathology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 36:1592-608. 2012
    ..In conclusion, ACs comprise 4 clinicopathologic subtypes that are prognostically distinct...
  22. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing readmission after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a multi-institutional study of 1302 patients
    Syed A Ahmad
    Central Pancreas Consortium, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Ann Surg 256:529-37. 2012
    ..Despite this progress, early readmission rates after PD have been reported as high as 50%. Few reports have delineated factors associated with readmission after PD...
  23. pmc Importance of low preoperative platelet count in selecting patients for resection of hepatocellular carcinoma: a multi-institutional analysis
    Shishir K Maithel
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:638-48; discussion 648-50. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that low platelet count would be independently associated with increased perioperative morbidity and mortality after resection...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pancreatic fistula after stapled gland transection
    Preeti D Subhedar
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 77:965-70. 2011
    ..Stapled pancreatic transection provides an acceptable PF rate after DP. Diabetes and staple size influence PF rates. In our experience, use of mesh staple line reinforcement did not reduce the incidence of PF after stapled transection...
  25. doi request reprint Laparoscopic left pancreatectomy: complication risk score correlates with morbidity and risk for pancreatic fistula
    Sharon M Weber
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, H4 752 Clinical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2825-33. 2009
    ..Surgeons are performing laparoscopic left pancreatectomy (LLP) with increasing frequency; however, determinants of perioperative outcome after LLP are not well defined. We evaluated factors contributing to morbidity after LLP...
  26. ncbi request reprint Chemoradiation therapy sequencing for resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma in the National Cancer Data Base
    Lauren E Colbert
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer 120:499-506. 2014
    ..The authors used the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) to report prRT outcomes for the largest multi-institutional patient cohort to date...
  27. ncbi request reprint Is it time to stop checking frozen section neck margins during pancreaticoduodenectomy?
    Neha L Lad
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3626-33. 2013
    ..The value of taking additional neck margin after a positive frozen section (FS) to achieve a negative margin remains uncertain...
  28. doi request reprint A multicenter analysis of distal pancreatectomy for adenocarcinoma: is laparoscopic resection appropriate?
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:779-85, 786-7. 2010
    ..As compared with open distal pancreatectomy (ODP), laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy (LDP) affords improved perioperative outcomes. The role of LDP for patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is not defined...
  29. doi request reprint Excision repair cross-complementing gene-1, ribonucleotide reductase subunit M1, ribonucleotide reductase subunit M2, and human equilibrative nucleoside transporter-1 expression and prognostic value in biliary tract malignancy
    Sarah B Fisher
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer 119:454-62. 2013
    ..The differential expression and prognostic value of these biomarkers in biliary tract malignancy (BTM) is unknown...
  30. pmc Lymphovascular and perineural invasion as selection criteria for adjuvant therapy in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a multi-institution analysis
    Sarah B Fisher
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 14:514-22. 2012
    ..Some authors advocate treating patients with lymph node (LN) involvement; however, nodal assessment is often inadequate or not performed. This study aimed to identify surrogate criteria based on characteristics of the primary tumour...
  31. doi request reprint Surgery versus intra-arterial therapy for neuroendocrine liver metastasis: a multicenter international analysis
    Skye C Mayo
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3657-65. 2011
    ..We sought to examine the relative efficacy of surgical management versus intra-arterial therapy (IAT) for NELM and determine factors predictive of survival...
  32. doi request reprint Differential expression of ERCC1 in pancreas adenocarcinoma: high tumor expression is associated with earlier recurrence and shortened survival after resection
    Shishir K Maithel
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2699-705. 2011
    ..Increased tumor expression of excision repair cross-complementing gene-1 (ERCC1) is associated with decreased survival in patients with various cancers. Its effect in pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PAC) is not defined...
  33. pmc The prognostic importance of lymphovascular invasion in cholangiocarcinoma above the cystic duct: a new selection criterion for adjuvant therapy?
    Sameer H Patel
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:605-11. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to identify a surrogate criterion based on primary tumour characteristics...
  34. ncbi request reprint Differences in presentation and perioperative outcome after pancreaticoduodenectomy for cancer and benign pancreatitis
    Carrie K Chu
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am Surg 76:606-13. 2010
    ..Infectious complication risk is higher in patients with adenocarcinoma. Increased age and jaundice should raise suspicion of cancer in patients with chronic pancreatitis undergoing evaluation for surgical treatment...
  35. ncbi request reprint Impact of diabetes mellitus on perioperative outcomes after resection for pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Carrie K Chu
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:463-73. 2010
    ..Associations between diabetes mellitus (DM) and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) are well established; however, the impact of DM on perioperative morbidity and mortality after PDAC resection is unclear...
  36. ncbi request reprint Oncologic outcomes of patients undergoing videoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy for metastatic melanoma
    Benjamin M Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    J Am Coll Surg 218:620-6. 2014
    ..Videoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy (VIL) is a minimally invasive approach with fewer wound-related complications, yet its adoption has been hindered by a lack of oncologic outcomes data...
  37. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a single institution experience of 176 surgical patients
    Sarah B Fisher
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 79:657-65. 2013
    ..Laparoscopic resection is well tolerated and does not appear to compromise outcomes in well-selected patients. Highly selected patients with metastatic disease may benefit from resection...
  38. doi request reprint Is prior cholecystectomy associated with decreased survival in patients with resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma following pancreaticoduodenectomy?
    Suzanne C Schiffman
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, KY, USA
    Am J Surg 201:519-24. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that prior cholecystectomy leads to decreased overall survival in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  39. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with recurrence and survival following hepatectomy for large hepatocellular carcinoma: a multicenter analysis
    Suzanne C Schiffman
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Surg Oncol 101:105-10. 2010
    ..Optimal management of large (>5 cm) hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains controversial. We sought to determine the factors associated with recurrence and survival for patients with large HCC following hepatectomy...
  40. doi request reprint Too frail for surgery? Initial results of a large multidisciplinary prospective study examining preoperative variables predictive of poor surgical outcomes
    Louis M Revenig
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
    J Am Coll Surg 217:665-670.e1. 2013
    ..Frailty potentially represents a measureable phenotype, which, if quantified with a standardized protocol, could reliably estimate the risk of adverse surgical outcomes...
  41. doi request reprint Clinically relevant biomarkers to select patients for targeted inhibitor therapy after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Sameer H Patel
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3384-90. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that overexpression of these proteins is associated with decreased survival after resection...
  42. ncbi request reprint Impact of steatosis on perioperative outcome following hepatic resection
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:1034-44. 2003
    ..Steatosis alone should not preclude aggressive hepatic resection for neoplasms when indicated; however, patients with marked steatosis undergoing large resections should still be approached with due caution...
  43. doi request reprint Preoperative diabetes mellitus and long-term survival after resection of pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Carrie K Chu
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:502-13. 2010
    ..To assess clinicopathologic features and postresection survival of diabetes mellitus (DM)-associated pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC)...
  44. doi request reprint Initial experience with videoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy
    Keith A Delman
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:977-82. 2011
    ..Although a limited suprafascial dissection has been reported in the urologic literature, we report our growing experience with VIL applying a comprehensive approach to dissection...
  45. doi request reprint Analysis of 6,747 pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors for a proposed staging system
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:175-83. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to devise a staging system of relevant prognostic factors to better predict overall survival in PNET...
  46. pmc Prognostic factors for survival in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing chemoembolization with doxorubicin drug-eluting beads: a preliminary study
    Renumathy Dhanasekaran
    Division of Interventional Radiology and Image Guided Medicine, Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 12:174-80. 2010
    ..Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) with drug-eluting beads (DEB) is a new treatment modality. Little is known about prognostic factors affecting survival after DEB TACE for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Transplant versus resection for the management of hepatocellular carcinoma meeting Milan Criteria in the MELD exception era at a single institution in a UNOS region with short wait times
    Malcolm H Squires
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Surg Oncol 109:533-41. 2014
    ..Outcomes were compared for patients undergoing transplant versus resection at a single institution in a UNOS region with short wait times for organ availability...
  48. ncbi request reprint Incidence of finding residual disease for incidental gallbladder carcinoma: implications for re-resection
    Timothy M Pawlik
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 22187 6681, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1478-86; discussion 1486-7. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Important prognostic factors in adenocarcinoma of the ampulla of Vater
    Michael C Lowe
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am Surg 75:754-60; discussion 761. 2009
    ..N1 disease and presence of PNI demonstrated independent associations with worse survival. Given high percentage of mixed histology, PNI may be more informative than the subtype in predicting outcome for patients with AmpCA...
  50. doi request reprint Pronecrotic mixed lineage kinase domain-like protein expression is a prognostic biomarker in patients with early-stage resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Lauren E Colbert
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer 119:3148-55. 2013
    ..The goal of the current study was to evaluate the prognostic value of MLKL expression in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PAC)...
  51. pmc Tumor characteristics and survival analysis of incidental versus suspected gallbladder carcinoma
    Laura M Mazer
    Department of Surgery, Emory University, 1364 Clifton Road, NE, Suite H 124 C, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:1311-7. 2012
    ..There are scant data comparing presentation and outcome for patients with incidental versus suspected GBC. The goal of this study is to determine the clinical differences between these two entities...
  52. pmc Intra-ampullary papillary-tubular neoplasm (IAPN): characterization of tumoral intraepithelial neoplasia occurring within the ampulla: a clinicopathologic analysis of 82 cases
    Nobuyuki Ohike
    Department of Pathology, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 34:1731-48. 2010
    ..Here, we provide a detailed analysis of these neoplasms, which we propose to refer to as intra-ampullary papillary-tubular neoplasm (IAPN)...
  53. doi request reprint Adjuvant chemoradiation therapy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: who really benefits?
    Nipun B Merchant
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 6860, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:829-38; discussion 838-41. 2009
    ..The primary aim of this study was to determine if CRT improved survival in patients with resected pancreatic cancer in a large, multiinstitutional cohort of patients...
  54. ncbi request reprint Modified FOLFIRINOX regimen with improved safety and maintained efficacy in pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Hemchandra Mahaseth
    From the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource at Winship Cancer Institute, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, and Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Pancreas 42:1311-5. 2013
    ..The bolus 5-FU contributes to the toxicity. We hypothesized that the elimination of bolus 5-FU and use of hematopoietic growth factor will improve the safety profile without compromising the activity of FOLFIRINOX...
  55. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic vs open right hepatectomy: a value-based analysis
    Rachel L Medbery
    Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
    J Am Coll Surg 218:929-39. 2014
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Liver cell adenoma: a multicenter analysis of risk factors for rupture and malignancy
    JEREMIAH L DENEVE
    Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:640-8. 2009
    ..Liver cell adenoma (LCA) is a benign hepatic tumor with poorly characterized risk for spontaneous rupture and malignant transformation...
  57. doi request reprint Yttrium-90 radioembolization for unresectable standard-chemorefractory intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: survival, efficacy, and safety study
    Shoaib Rafi
    Division of Interventional Radiology and Image Guided Medicine, Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road NE, Suite E 118, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 36:440-8. 2013
    ..To assess the overall survival, efficacy, and safety of radioembolization with yttrium-90 (Y90) for unresectable standard-chemorefractory intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC)...
  58. pmc The influence of adjuvant radiotherapy dose on overall survival in patients with resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    William A Hall
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer 119:2350-7. 2013
    ..Adjuvant radiotherapy (A-RT) for patients with resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PAC) is controversial. In the current study, the authors aim to determine whether there is an association between overall survival (OS) and A-RT dose...
  59. doi request reprint Safety and feasibility of same-day discharge of patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma treated with doxorubicin drug-eluting bead transcatheter chemoembolization
    Hasmukh J Prajapati
    Division of Interventional Radiology and Image Guided Medicine, Department of Radiology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 23:1286-93.e1. 2012
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Surgical management of hepatic neuroendocrine tumor metastasis: results from an international multi-institutional analysis
    Skye C Mayo
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:3129-36. 2010
    ..We sought to define the efficacy of the surgical management of NELM in a large multicenter international cohort of patients...
  61. doi request reprint Arterial and venous resection for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: operative and long-term outcomes
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Arch Surg 144:154-9. 2009
    ..The efficacy and use of venous resection and especially arterial resection in the management of pancreatic adenocarcinoma remain controversial...
  62. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of hepatic malignancy
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Cancer Invest 22:283-303. 2004
    ..As better adjuvant and neo-adjuvant therapies emerge, the results of resection are likely to improve and the indications for its application perhaps will extend to patients currently considered to have unresectable disease...
  63. pmc Lipomatous pseudohypertrophy of the pancreas: a clinicopathologically distinct entity
    Deniz Altinel
    Department of Pathology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pancreas 39:392-7. 2010
    ..As a result, benign lesions are sometimes surgically removed. One such condition, which is poorly defined in the literature, is referred to as lipomatous pseudohypertrophy (LPH) of the pancreas...
  64. doi request reprint Is it time to abandon routine operative drain use? A single institution assessment of 709 consecutive pancreaticoduodenectomies
    Vishes V Mehta
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:635-42; discussion 642-4. 2013
    ..We reviewed our experience with PD for postoperative (secondary) drainage and postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) rates based on use of primary drains...
  65. doi request reprint Presentation and management of gastrointestinal stromal tumors of the duodenum: a multi-institutional analysis
    Fabian M Johnston
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:3351-60. 2012
    ..We evaluated surgical management and outcomes of patients with duodenal GISTs treated with pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) versus local resection (LR) and defined factors associated with prognosis...
  66. doi request reprint Minimally invasive inguinal lymphadenectomy via endoscopic groin dissection: comprehensive assessment of immediate and long-term complications
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 188:1176-80. 2012
    ..In this report we present a detailed analysis of immediate and long-term complications associated with the procedure using standardized complications reporting methodology including the Clavien classification...
  67. doi request reprint Prosthetic graft reconstruction after portal vein resection in pancreaticoduodenectomy: a multicenter analysis
    Carrie K Chu
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:316-24. 2010
    ..Use of prosthetic grafts for reconstruction after portal vein (PV) resection during pancreaticoduodenectomy is controversial. We examined outcomes in patients who underwent vein reconstruction using polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)...
  68. pmc The number of lymph nodes identified in a simple pancreatoduodenectomy specimen: comparison of conventional vs orange-peeling approach in pathologic assessment
    N Volkan Adsay
    Department of Pathology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Mod Pathol 22:107-12. 2009
    ..Therefore, lymph node harvest by the orange-peeling method should be performed routinely before specimen sectioning in assessment of pancreatoduodenectomy for ductal adenocarcinoma...
  69. doi request reprint Combined nephrectomy and major hepatectomy: indications, outcomes, and recommendations
    Maksym Yezhelyev
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:410-8. 2009
    ..Simultaneous nephrectomy with major hepatectomy (NMH) is uncommon. We reviewed our experience with NMH...
  70. ncbi request reprint Preoperative radiographic assessment of hepatic steatosis with histologic correlation
    Clifford S Cho
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792 7375, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:480-8. 2008
    ..But the accuracy of preoperative radiologic assessment of fatty liver disease remains unclear. The objective of this study was to correlate preoperative radiologic estimation with postoperative histologic measurement of steatosis...
  71. doi request reprint Feasibility of a novel approach to inguinal lymphadenectomy: minimally invasive groin dissection for melanoma
    Keith A Delman
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:731-7. 2010
    ..We report feasibility of minimally invasive inguinal lymphadenectomy intended to minimize wound complications inherent to this procedure...
  72. doi request reprint Laparoscopic pancreatectomy for malignancy
    Sarah B Fisher
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Surg Oncol 107:39-50. 2013
    ....
  73. doi request reprint Utility of lymph node assessment for atypical spitzoid melanocytic neoplasms
    Bahair Ghazi
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2471-5. 2010
    ..This study attempts to characterize the significance of nodal disease in ASMN...
  74. doi request reprint Comparison of conventional transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) and chemoembolization with doxorubicin drug eluting beads (DEB) for unresectable hepatocelluar carcinoma (HCC)
    Renumathy Dhanasekaran
    Division of Interventional Radiology and Image Guided Medicine, Department of Radiology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Surg Oncol 101:476-80. 2010
    ..Initial animal studies and clinical trials suggest that treatment with DEB may provide safer and more effective short-term outcomes than conventional chemoembolization. Current study explores long-term survival benefits...
  75. doi request reprint Tumor size on abdominal MRI versus pathologic specimen in resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma: implications for radiation treatment planning
    William A Hall
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86:102-7. 2013
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Bilateral endoscopic inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy using simultaneous carbon dioxide insufflation: an initial report of a novel approach
    Lindsey A Herrel
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6306-9. 2012
    ..Simultaneous bilateral endoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy is a technically feasible and efficient surgical approach...
  77. doi request reprint Gastric adenocarcinoma surgery and adjuvant therapy
    Sameer H Patel
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, 1365C Clifton Road, Northeast 2nd Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 91:1039-77. 2011
    ..This article reviews the literature and provides a summary of surgical management options and neoadjuvant/adjuvant therapies for gastric adenocarcinoma...
  78. doi request reprint Comparison of central and extended left pancreatectomy for lesions of the pancreatic neck
    Lee M Ocuin
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Winship Cancer Institute, 1365C Clifton Rd, NE, 2nd Fl, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2096-103. 2008
    ..Central pancreatectomy (CP) is a parenchyma-sparing alternative to extended left pancreatectomy (ELP) for tumors of the pancreatic neck. We compared short- and long-term outcomes for the two approaches...
  79. doi request reprint Epidural analgesia in hepatic resection
    Andrew Page
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:1184-92. 2008
    ..We examined effects of pain management strategy on blood pressure, transfusion, and complications in patients undergoing hepatic resection with either EA or IV analgesia (IVA)...
  80. pmc Influence of transfusions on perioperative and long-term outcome in patients following hepatic resection for colorectal metastases
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Surg 237:860-9; discussion 869-70. 2003
    ..To determine if transfusion affected perioperative and long-term outcome in patients undergoing liver resection for metastatic colorectal cancer...
  81. ncbi request reprint Saphenous vein graft conduits for insertion of hepatic arterial infusion pumps in patients with abnormal hepatic arterial anatomy
    Maksym Yezhelyev
    Department of Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Surg Oncol 97:85-9. 2008
    ..Optimal catheter insertion requires an adequate gastroduodenal artery (GDA). Limited data exists on using saphenous vein grafts (SVG) as conduits when native vasculature is inadequate...
  82. ncbi request reprint Hypoglycemia in the setting of advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumor
    Jacfranz Guiteau
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 72:1225-30. 2006
    ..Overexpression of insulin-like growth factor II is thought to be the mechanism of action. Supportive management and palliative resection or debulking is recommended when possible...
  83. ncbi request reprint Liver-directed surgery for metastatic squamous cell carcinoma to the liver: results of a multi-center analysis
    Timothy M Pawlik
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2807-16. 2007
    ..The role of hepatic resection for metastatic squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) remains unknown. The current study evaluates the role of hepatic resection in patients with metastatic SCC to the liver...
  84. ncbi request reprint Should all distal pancreatectomies be performed laparoscopically?
    Nipun B Merchant
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 597 Preston Research Building, 2220 Pierce Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232 6860, USA
    Adv Surg 43:283-300. 2009
    ..This technology must clear several hurdles before it is cancer ready; however, technology is moving at a rapid pace...
  85. ncbi request reprint MR imaging of cystic lesions of the pancreas
    Bobby Kalb
    Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Rd NE, Building A, AT622, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Radiographics 29:1749-65. 2009
    ..Primary cystic lesions are more common than solid neoplasms with cystic changes. Knowledge of the varied MR imaging appearances of pancreatic cystic lesions may help radiologists achieve greater specificity in diagnostic reporting...
  86. pmc Biologic predictors of survival in node-negative gastric cancer
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Surg 237:828-35; discussion 835-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate factors predictive of survival following curative resection for node-negative gastric adenocarcinoma...
  87. ncbi request reprint Effect of murine liver cell proliferation on herpes viral behavior: implications for oncolytic viral therapy
    Keith A Delman
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Hepatology 39:1525-32. 2004
    ..The increase in hepatotoxicity after hepatectomy is short-lived and can be predicted by peak hepatocyte DNA synthesis...
  88. doi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for pancreatic tumors
    Carrie K Chu
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road, NE, H120, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 19:311-33. 2010
    ..Future directions in minimally invasive pancreatic surgery are explored...
  89. doi request reprint Chemotherapy-associated liver injury: impact on surgical management of colorectal cancer liver metastases
    Peter J Kneuertz
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:181-90. 2011
    ..In this review, we provide an overview of the spectrum of chemotherapy-associated liver injury and discuss its relevance to perioperative management of patients undergoing hepatic resection of colorectal cancer liver metastases...
  90. pmc Multiplexed fluorescence imaging of tumor biomarkers in gene expression and protein levels for personalized and predictive medicine
    Mark Q Smith
    Department of Surgery and Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, C 4088, 1365 C Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Curr Mol Med 9:1017-23. 2009
    ....
  91. pmc Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery in humans: a review
    Michelle P Clark
    Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Minim Invasive Surg 2012:189296. 2012
    ..A preponderance of published NOTES procedures were performed internationally. With further development, NOTES may make less invasive surgery available to a larger human population...
  92. pmc Multi-institutional analysis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma demonstrating the effect of diabetes status on survival after resection
    Robert M Cannon
    Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 14:228-35. 2012
    ..The effect of diabetes on survival after resection pancreatic ductal carcinoma (PDAC) is unclear. The present study was undertaken to determine whether pre-operative diabetes has any predictive value for survival...
  93. doi request reprint Posterior lumbar vein off the retrohepatic inferior vena cava: a novel anatomical variant with surgical implications
    Ammara Abbasi
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 187:296-301. 2012
    ..Since this represents an unrecognized source of hemorrhage, we investigated the frequency of a superior lumbar vein in cadaveric dissection...
  94. ncbi request reprint Atypical lipomatous tumor/well-differentiated liposarcoma of the extremity and trunk wall: importance of histological subtype with treatment recommendations
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:78-84. 2004
    ..This study defines the behavior and classification of atypical lipomatous tumors (ALT) and well-differentiated liposarcomas (WDLS) of the extremity and trunk...