Shishir K Maithel

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. doi 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. doi 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
  8. 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
  9. doi 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
  10. doi 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

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Publications70

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. doi 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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)...
  7. doi 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi 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...
  10. doi 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...
  11. doi request reprint Improving the clinical risk score: an analysis of molecular biomarkers in the era of modern chemotherapy for resectable hepatic colorectal cancer metastases
    Shishir K Maithel
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 10065, USA
    Surgery 151:162-70. 2012
    ..The prognostic relevance of variations in expression of specific tumor genes in colorectal cancer liver metastases (CRCLMs) in patients treated with resection and modern chemotherapy is not known...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. doi 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)...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Preoperative CA 19-9 and the yield of staging laparoscopy in patients with radiographically resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Shishir K Maithel
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3512-20. 2008
    ..Factors associated with the likelihood of subradiographic unresectable disease have not been clearly defined...
  23. doi request reprint Conditional survival after surgical resection of gastric cancer: a multi-institutional analysis of the us gastric cancer collaborative
    Yuhree Kim
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:557-64. 2015
    ..Conditional survival (CS) estimates, however, may be more clinically relevant by accounting for time already survived. We assessed CS following surgical resection for gastric adenocarcinoma...
  24. pmc CHD7 expression predicts survival outcomes in patients with resected pancreatic cancer
    Lauren E Colbert
    Authors Affiliations Departments of Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, and Pathology Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University and Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer Res 74:2677-87. 2014
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  25. doi request reprint Value of intraoperative neck margin analysis during Whipple for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a multicenter analysis of 1399 patients
    David A Kooby
    Departments of Surgery Pathology, and Medical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, Il Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN and Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Ann Surg 260:494-501; discussion 501-3. 2014
    ..We analyzed the association of this practice with improved overall survival (OS)...
  26. doi request reprint Value of primary operative drain placement after major hepatectomy: a multi-institutional analysis of 1,041 patients
    Malcolm H Squires
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    J Am Coll Surg 220:396-402. 2015
    ..We sought to determine if primary drainage led to decreased rates of complications, specifically, intra-abdominal biloma or infection requiring a secondary (postoperative) drainage procedure...
  27. doi request reprint Utility of the Proximal Margin Frozen Section for Resection of Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A 7-Institution Study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative
    Malcolm H Squires
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:4202-10. 2014
    ..The proximal gastric margin dictates the extent of resection for gastric adenocarcinoma (GAC). The value of achieving negative margins via additional gastric resection after a positive proximal margin frozen section (FS) is unknown...
  28. doi request reprint Natural history of patients with subcentimeter pulmonary nodules undergoing hepatic resection for metastatic colorectal cancer
    Shishir K Maithel
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:31-8. 2010
    ..CT imaging frequently detects subcentimeter pulmonary nodules (SPN) in patients undergoing resection of colorectal cancer liver metastases. Their clinical significance is unknown...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint High nuclear hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha expression is a predictor of distant recurrence in patients with resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Lauren E Colbert
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 91:631-9. 2015
    ..To evaluate nuclear hypoxia-inducible factor 1α (HIF-1α) expression as a prognostic factor for distant recurrence (DR) and local recurrence (LR) after pancreatic adenocarcinoma resection...
  31. pmc 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. doi request reprint The effect of preoperative renal insufficiency on postoperative outcomes after major hepatectomy: a multi-institutional analysis of 1,170 patients
    Malcolm H Squires
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    J Am Coll Surg 219:914-22. 2014
    ..Renal insufficiency adversely affects outcomes after cardiac and vascular surgery. The effect of preoperative renal insufficiency on outcomes after major hepatectomy is unknown...
  35. pmc Hypophosphataemia after major hepatectomy and the risk of post-operative hepatic insufficiency and mortality: an analysis of 719 patients
    Malcolm H Squires
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 16:884-91. 2014
    ..Hypophosphataemia after a hepatectomy suggests hepatic regeneration. It was hypothesized that the absence of hypophosphataemia is associated with post-operative hepatic insufficiency (PHI) and complications...
  36. pmc Early identification of patients at increased risk for hepatic insufficiency, complications and mortality after major hepatectomy
    Joanna W Etra
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 16:875-83. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to identify a surrogate marker for PHI early in the postoperative course...
  37. pmc Cost comparison analysis of open versus laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy
    Daniel R Rutz
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 16:907-14. 2014
    ..In comparison with open distal pancreatectomy (ODP), laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy (LDP) is associated with fewer complications and shorter hospital stays, but comparative cost data for the two approaches are limited...
  38. doi 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...
  39. doi 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
    ....
  40. 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)...
  41. 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...
  42. doi request reprint Preoperative quantification of perceptions of surgical frailty
    Louis M Revenig
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Surg Res 193:583-9. 2015
    ..In this study, we sought to examine the concordance between patient and attending surgeon perceptions of the patient's "fitness" before surgery. We then correlated these ratings with the patient's objective frailty scores...
  43. doi request reprint Impact of external-beam radiation therapy on outcomes among patients with resected gastric cancer: a multi-institutional analysis
    Aslam Ejaz
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, John L Cameron Professor of Alimentary Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:3412-21. 2014
    ..We sought to define the utilization and effect of CTx alone versus cXRT on patients having undergone curative-intent resection for gastric cancer...
  44. doi request reprint Perioperative blood transfusion is associated with decreased survival in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a multi-institutional study
    Jeffrey M Sutton
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 234 Goodman Street, ML 0772, Cincinnati, OH, 45219, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:1575-87. 2014
    ....
  45. doi request reprint A Nomogram to Predict Disease-Free Survival After Surgical Resection of GIST
    Danielle A Bischof
    Division of Surgical Oncology, The Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe Street Blalock 665, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:2123-9. 2014
    ..Adjuvant imatinib therapy has resulted in improved disease-free survival (DFS) following resection of primary GIST. The aim of our study was to create a nomogram to predict DFS following resection of GIST...
  46. pmc The General Surgeon's quandary: atypical lipomatous tumor vs lipoma, who needs a surgical oncologist?
    Sarah B Fisher
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    J Am Coll Surg 217:881-8. 2013
    ..The diagnostic ambiguity leads many surgeons to refer all patients with large lipomatous masses to an oncologic specialist, perhaps unnecessarily...
  47. doi request reprint Vein involvement during pancreaticoduodenectomy: is there a need for redefinition of "borderline resectable disease"?
    Kaitlyn J Kelly
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1209-17; discussion 1217. 2013
    ..This study compares the outcome of patients who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy with or without vein resection without neoadjuvant therapy...
  48. 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...
  49. doi request reprint Epidural analgesia for pancreatoduodenectomy: a critical appraisal
    Wande B Pratt
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1207-20. 2008
    ..However, there is no detailed analysis of its efficacy for pancreatic operations. This study compares clinical and economic outcomes after epidural and intravenous analgesia for pancreatoduodenectomy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Quality assessment in high-acuity surgery: volume and mortality are not enough
    Charles M Vollmer
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Surg 142:371-80. 2007
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Is It Time to Abandon the 5-cm Margin Rule During Resection of Distal Gastric Adenocarcinoma? A Multi-Institution Study of the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative
    Malcolm H Squires Iii
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:1243-51. 2015
    ..A proximal margin distance of 5 cm is advocated for resection of gastric adenocarcinoma (GAC). We assessed the prognostic value of proximal margin (PM) distance on survival outcomes after resection of distal GAC...
  52. doi request reprint Association between hospital finances, payer mix, and complications after hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy: deficiencies in the current healthcare reimbursement system and future implications
    Malcolm H Squires
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:1739-45. 2015
    ..We analyzed hospital cost and reimbursement data within the context of insurance provider type and postoperative complications...
  53. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of doxorubicin drug-eluting bead transarterial chemoembolization in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma
    Hasmukh J Prajapati
    Interventional Radiology and Image Guided Medicine, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road NE, Suite AG 05, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 24:307-15. 2013
    ..To investigate the safety and efficacy of transarterial chemoembolization using doxorubicin drug-eluting beads (DEBs) in patients with Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) C stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  54. 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...
  55. pmc Clinical and economic validation of the International Study Group of Pancreatic Fistula (ISGPF) classification scheme
    Wande B Pratt
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Surg 245:443-51. 2007
    ..The authors sought to validate the ISGPF classification scheme in a large cohort of patients following pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) in a pancreaticobiliary surgical specialty unit...
  56. doi request reprint Management of lymph nodes during resection of hepatocellular carcinoma and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a systematic review
    Neda Amini
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe Street, Blalock 688, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:2136-48. 2014
    ..7) and 0 %, respectively. While there are insufficient data to recommend a routine LND in all patients with HCC or ICC, the potential prognostic value of LND suggests that LND should at least be considered at the time of surgery. ..
  57. pmc Surgical management of hepatic hemangiomas: a multi-institutional experience
    John T Miura
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 16:924-8. 2014
    ..The management of hepatic hemangiomas remains ill defined. This study sought to investigate the indications, surgical management and outcomes of patients who underwent a resection for hepatic hemangiomas...
  58. doi request reprint 1 or 2 cm margins of excision for T2 melanomas: do they impact recurrence or survival?
    Laura E Hudson
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine and the Winship Cancer Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:346-51. 2013
    ..We hypothesized 1- or 2-cm margins would have similar local recurrence (LR) and overall survival (OS)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Adjuncts to liver surgery: is acute normovolemic hemodilution useful for major hepatic resections?
    Shishir K Maithel
    Department of Surgery, Hepatopancreatobiliary Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue C 887, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Adv Surg 43:259-68. 2009
    ..However, given the relatively low transfusion rate overall, future efforts should be directed at preoperatively identifying patients most likely to benefit from ANH...
  60. doi request reprint Technical aspects of performing transduodenal ampullectomy
    Shishir K Maithel
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1582-5. 2008
    ..Specific indications for performing this procedure remain controversial. In this report, we describe the technical details necessary for successfully completing an ampullectomy...
  61. doi request reprint Ice packs reduce postoperative midline incision pain and narcotic use: a randomized controlled trial
    Ammara A Watkins
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    J Am Coll Surg 219:511-7. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that patients who receive cryotherapy would report lower pain scores as a primary outcomes measure...
  62. doi request reprint A multi-institutional analysis of open versus minimally-invasive surgery for gastric adenocarcinoma: results of the US gastric cancer collaborative
    Gaya Spolverato
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Blalock 688, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:1563-74. 2014
    ..Surgical experience with minimally invasive surgery (MIS) has increased; however, published reports on MIS resection of gastric adenocarcinoma are limited...
  63. doi request reprint An update on randomized clinical trials in advanced and metastatic colorectal carcinoma
    Shishir K Maithel
    Hepatopancreatobiliary Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 19:163-81. 2010
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary approaches to intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    Shishir K Maithel
    Department of Surgery, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer 119:3929-42. 2013
    ..The purpose of this article was to provide a multidisciplinary appraisal of the current therapeutic approaches to ICC...
  65. doi request reprint Hepatic ablation for neuroendocrine tumor metastases
    Shishir K Maithel
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Surg Oncol 100:635-8. 2009
    ..In particular, radiofrequency ablation has been utilized with good results and minimal morbidity for treating patients with advanced neuroendocrine disease...
  66. ncbi request reprint Impact of regional lymph node evaluation in staging patients with periampullary tumors
    Shishir K Maithel
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Stoneman 9, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, 02215, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:202-10. 2007
    ..We examined whether radiographical enlargement of either lymph node predicts tumor resectability, nodal metastasis, or patient survival...
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. doi request reprint A prospective randomized trial of acute normovolemic hemodilution compared to standard intraoperative management in patients undergoing major hepatic resection
    William R Jarnagin
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, C 887, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Ann Surg 248:360-9. 2008
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  70. ncbi request reprint Postoperative pancreatic fistulas are not equivalent after proximal, distal, and central pancreatectomy
    Wande Pratt
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:1264-78; discussion 1278-9. 2006
    ..This translates into variable severity that guides management decisions, which ultimately dictate clinical outcomes and economic impact...