Cameron D Wright

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tracheal compression with "hairpin" right aortic arch: management by aortic division and aortopexy by right thoracotomy guided by intraoperative bronchoscopy
    Hermes C Grillo
    Thoracic Surgical Division, Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1152-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Pleuropneumonectomy for the treatment of Masaoka stage IVA thymoma
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1234-9. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of perioperative outcomes following open versus minimally invasive Ivor Lewis oesophagectomy at a single, high-volume centre
    Smita Sihag
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 42:430-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Uncommon primary tracheal tumors
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery and Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:268-72; discussion 272-3. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Induction chemoradiotherapy followed by resection for locally advanced Masaoka stage III and IVA thymic tumors
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:385-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Postpneumonectomy syndrome: surgical management and long-term results
    K Robert Shen
    General Thoracic Surgery Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1210-6; discussion 1216-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint POINT: Operative risk of pneumonectomy--influence of preoperative induction therapy
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery and Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:289-94. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Management of delayed gastric emptying after esophagectomy with endoscopic balloon dilatation of the pylorus
    Michael Lanuti
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1019-24. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Laryngotracheoplastic resection for primary tumors of the proximal airway
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Blake 1570, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1006-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Anastomotic complications after tracheal resection: prognostic factors and management
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:731-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Tracheal compression with "hairpin" right aortic arch: management by aortic division and aortopexy by right thoracotomy guided by intraoperative bronchoscopy
    Hermes C Grillo
    Thoracic Surgical Division, Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1152-7. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Pleuropneumonectomy for the treatment of Masaoka stage IVA thymoma
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1234-9. 2006
    ..The treatment of locally advanced Masaoka stage IVA thymoma is not standardized and is problematic...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of perioperative outcomes following open versus minimally invasive Ivor Lewis oesophagectomy at a single, high-volume centre
    Smita Sihag
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 42:430-7. 2012
    ..Here we compare our open and minimally invasive Ivor Lewis oesophagectomy (MIE) experience...
  4. ncbi request reprint Uncommon primary tracheal tumors
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery and Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:268-72; discussion 272-3. 2006
    ..The experience regarding their treatment and long-term outcome is limited, and alternatives to segmental tracheal resection, including endoscopic treatment or radiation, continue to be explored...
  5. doi request reprint Induction chemoradiotherapy followed by resection for locally advanced Masaoka stage III and IVA thymic tumors
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:385-9. 2008
    ..Our center adopted an alternative strategy and treated locally advanced thymic tumors with induction chemoradiotherapy in an effort to maximize the intensity of the induction therapy...
  6. doi request reprint Postpneumonectomy syndrome: surgical management and long-term results
    K Robert Shen
    General Thoracic Surgery Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1210-6; discussion 1216-9. 2008
    ..We analyzed our recent experience with treatment of this syndrome and report on the short and long-term outcomes and quality of life assessment of the largest series ever reported of patients treated by mediastinal repositioning...
  7. doi request reprint POINT: Operative risk of pneumonectomy--influence of preoperative induction therapy
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery and Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:289-94. 2009
    ..Prior data indicate increased perioperative morbidity and mortality in patients receiving induction chemoradiotherapy before pneumonectomy for lung cancer...
  8. doi request reprint Management of delayed gastric emptying after esophagectomy with endoscopic balloon dilatation of the pylorus
    Michael Lanuti
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1019-24. 2011
    ..This study seeks to evaluate the use of postoperative pyloric balloon dilatation for delayed gastric emptying after esophageal substitution with gastric conduit...
  9. ncbi request reprint Laryngotracheoplastic resection for primary tumors of the proximal airway
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Blake 1570, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1006-9. 2005
    ..Primary tumors of the airway with proximity to vocal cords and recurrent laryngeal nerves can be resected with sparing of the larynx. Long-term data on survival and local recurrence after laryngotracheal resection are scarce...
  10. ncbi request reprint Anastomotic complications after tracheal resection: prognostic factors and management
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:731-9. 2004
    ..We sought to identify risk factors for anastomotic complications after tracheal resection and to describe the management of these patients...
  11. pmc Short and long-term outcomes after esophagectomy for cancer in elderly patients
    Luis F Tapias
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1741-8. 2013
    ..As worldwide life expectancy rises, the number of candidates for surgical treatment of esophageal cancer over 70 years will increase. This study aims to examine outcomes after esophagectomy in elderly patients...
  12. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of persistent air leak after major pulmonary resection and use of chemical pleurodesis
    Moishe Liberman
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:891-7; discussion 897-8. 2010
    ..This study examines an incompletely characterized treatment for the management of PAL, chemical pleurodesis...
  13. doi request reprint Long-term results of sleeve lobectomy in the management of non-small cell lung carcinoma and low-grade neoplasms
    Robert E Merritt
    General Thoracic Surgery Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1574-81; discussion 1581-2. 2009
    ..We evaluated the effects of neoadjuvant therapy on the bronchial anastomotic complication rate and determined whether sleeve lobectomy performed in patients with N1 disease resulted in decreased overall survival...
  14. doi request reprint Surgical management of failed colon interposition
    Pierre E de Delva
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:432-7; discussion 437. 2008
    ..Complications following colon interposition may be acute or chronic and often devastating. Creative strategies are needed to preserve the conduit or develop alternatives when the conduit cannot be salvaged...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant radiation of stage III thymoma: is it necessary?
    Abeel A Mangi
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1834-9. 2005
    ..The goal of this report was to determine whether or not this group benefits from radiation therapy in disease-specific survival and disease-free survival...
  16. doi request reprint Review of superior vena cava resection in the management of benign disease and pulmonary or mediastinal malignancies
    Michael Lanuti
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:392-7. 2009
    ..We analyzed the operative results, graft patency, and survival in patients undergoing SVC resection and reconstruction for benign disease and pulmonary or mediastinal malignancy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Segmental laryngotracheal and tracheal resection for invasive thyroid carcinoma
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1952-9. 2007
    ..Laryngotracheal invasion worsens prognosis in patients with thyroid carcinoma. The extent of resection is controversial...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of recurrence in thymic tumors: importance of invasion, World Health Organization histology, and size
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1413-21. 2005
    ..This study sought to define predictors of recurrence after resection of thymic tumors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after resection of primary adenoid cystic and squamous cell carcinoma of the trachea and carina
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1889-96; discussion 1896-7. 2004
    ..Tracheal resection for primary carcinoma may extend survival. We evaluated survival after surgical resection or palliative therapy to identify prognostic factors...
  20. doi request reprint Pulmonary resection of metastatic sarcoma: prognostic factors associated with improved outcomes
    Samuel Kim
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1780-6; discussion 1786-7. 2011
    ..There are few data to predict the benefit of pulmonary metastasectomy in patients with extrathoracic sarcoma. This study analyzes prognostic factors associated with improved outcomes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic laryngotracheal stenosis: effective definitive treatment with laryngotracheal resection
    Simon K Ashiku
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02214, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:99-107. 2004
    ..We have operated on 73 patients with idiopathic laryngotracheal stenosis, have confirmed its mode of presentation and response to surgical therapy, and have established long-term follow-up...
  22. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of esophageal high-grade dysplasia
    Michael F Reed
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1110-5; discussion 1110-5. 2005
    ..While surgery is recommended for resectable invasive adenocarcinoma, a number of treatment modalities are advocated for HGD. The purpose of this study is to determine the outcomes after surgery for HGD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Function preservation surgery in patients with chondrosarcoma of the cricoid cartilage
    Steven M Zeitels
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 120:603-7. 2011
    ..Surgeons should carefully modify the core principles of epithelial cancer surgery techniques, adjusting to the different biological behavior of laryngeal chondrosarcomas...
  24. doi request reprint Prognostic value of pathologic characteristics and resection margins in tracheal adenoid cystic carcinoma
    Jimmie Honings
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:1438-44. 2010
    ..We investigate the influence of tumour and resection characteristics on survival in adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the trachea...
  25. ncbi request reprint Post-esophagectomy gastric outlet obstruction: role of pyloromyotomy and management with endoscopic pyloric dilatation
    Michael Lanuti
    Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Blake 1570, Boston, MA 02114, United States
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:149-53. 2007
    ..Gastric outlet obstruction is common after esophagectomy. Our goal was to determine the incidence of gastric outlet obstruction after esophagectomy with or without pyloromyotomy and analyze its management by endoscopic pyloric dilatation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 26-2004. A 56-year-old woman with cough and a lung nodule
    Thomas J Lynch
    Department of Medical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:809-17. 2004
  27. doi request reprint Predictors of major morbidity and mortality after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer: a Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database risk adjustment model
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:587-95; discussion 596. 2009
    ..To create a model for perioperative risk of esophagectomy for cancer using the Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Database...
  28. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of nonmalignant tracheoesophageal fistula: a thirty-five year experience
    Ashok Muniappan
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1141-6. 2013
    ..Acquired nonmalignant tracheoesophageal fistula in the adult patient develops in a variety of conditions. We have applied surgical closure with success for 35 years...
  29. doi request reprint Predictors of prolonged length of stay after lobectomy for lung cancer: a Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database risk-adjustment model
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1857-65; discussion 1865. 2008
    ..This study identified risk factors associated with prolonged length of hospital stay (PLOS) after lobectomy for lung cancer as a surrogate for perioperative morbid events...
  30. pmc Pathologic characteristics of resected squamous cell carcinoma of the trachea: prognostic factors based on an analysis of 59 cases
    Jimmie Honings
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 32 Fruit Street, Blake 1570, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    Virchows Arch 455:423-9. 2009
    ..The pathologist can provide additional important prognostic information, including tumor differentiation and extent, invasion of surgical margins, and extension into the thyroid...
  31. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation for treatment of medically inoperable stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Michael Lanuti
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:160-6. 2009
    ..This study evaluated long-term results of radiofrequency ablation for medically inoperable early-stage lung cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 16-2007. A 61-year-old man with a mediastinal mass
    Cameron D Wright
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2185-93. 2007
  33. doi request reprint The impact of induction therapy on morbidity and operative mortality after resection of primary lung cancer
    Nathaniel R Evans
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:991-6.e1-2. 2010
    ..Use and operative results of neoadjuvant therapy before major elective resection for primary lung cancer were examined in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgical Database...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sleeve lobectomy in lung cancer
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:92-5. 2006
    ..Sleeve lobectomy can be safely performed after induction therapy. Quality of life is better with sleeve lobectomy compared with pneumonectomy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Esophageal leiomyoma: a 40-year experience
    Christopher J Mutrie
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1122-5. 2005
    ..Esophageal leiomyomas, although infrequent, are the most common benign intramural tumors of the esophagus. They represent 10% of all gastrointestinal leiomyomas and frequently cause symptoms, necessitating resection...
  36. ncbi request reprint Tracheoplasty for expiratory collapse of central airways
    Cameron D Wright
    General Thoracic Surgical Division, Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:259-66. 2005
    ..Bronchoscopically observed, it is confirmed by inspiratory-expiratory computerized tomographic chest scans. Prior attempts at surgical stabilization have not given dependable results...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant radiation therapy for stage II thymoma
    Abeel A Mangi
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1033-7. 2002
    ..The goal of this report was to determine whether or not this group benefits from radiation therapy in terms of disease-specific survival and tumor recurrence...
  38. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic Heller myotomy for esophageal achalasia: analysis of long-term results
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2044-9. 2006
    ..Swallowing deteriorates over time in some patients after transthoracic esophagomyotomy for achalasia. The causes of decline are poorly understood...
  39. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of thymic tumors
    Cameron D Wright
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Section of Thoracic Surgery, Blake 1570, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 17:20-6. 2005
    ..Surgery has been the standard of care for early stage disease with high cure rates anticipated. Multimodality therapy can result in long-term disease-free survival for patients presenting with locally advanced disease...
  40. ncbi request reprint Tracheomalacia
    Cameron D Wright
    General Thoracic Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Blake 1570, 32 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest Surg Clin N Am 13:349-57, viii. 2003
    ..Plication of the membranous wall to polypropylene mesh to recreate the normal airway shape (membranous wall tracheoplasty) is an effective treatment in adults...
  41. ncbi request reprint Omentum is highly effective in the management of complex cardiothoracic surgical problems
    Joseph B Shrager
    Thoracic Surgical Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:526-32. 2003
    ..We reviewed our experience with use of the omentum in these situations to provide a yardstick against which results with other vascularized flaps (specifically muscle flaps) could be compared...
  42. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and outcomes of an early extubation policy after esophagectomy
    Michael Lanuti
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:2037-41. 2006
    ..Our objective is to examine a contemporary series of esophagectomies and identify the feasibility and outcome of an early extubation policy...
  43. doi request reprint Surgical considerations in tracheal and carinal resection
    Justin D Blasberg
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 16:190-5. 2012
    ..Careful patient selection, operative planning, and execution by both the thoracic surgery and anesthesia teams are required for optimal results...
  44. doi request reprint Outcomes of patients with isolated adrenal metastasis from non-small cell lung carcinoma
    Dan J Raz
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1788-92; discussion 1793. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare survival of patients who underwent adrenalectomy with those treated nonoperatively, and to analyze clinical characteristics associated with long-term survival...
  45. ncbi request reprint Complication of benign tracheobronchial strictures by self-expanding metal stents
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Blake 1570, Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:744-7. 2003
    ..Self-expanding metal stents are used to palliate benign strictures. We examined the complications of this approach...
  46. ncbi request reprint Airway obstruction owing to tracheopathia osteoplastica: treatment by linear tracheoplasty
    Hermes C Grillo
    Thoracic Surgical Division, the Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1676-81. 2005
    ..It is not dilatable and does not respond to laser therapy or bronchoscopic curettage. Stents usually cannot be inserted...
  47. ncbi request reprint Management of thymomas
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Blake 1570, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 65:109-20. 2008
    ..Thymomas are sensitive to both chemotherapy and radiation therapy and are utilized with good effects in unresectable patients...
  48. doi request reprint Extended transsternal thymectomy
    Vincent C Daniel
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Blake 1570, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 20:245-52. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to focus on the technical aspects of performing an extended transsternal thymectomy and the published results of extended transsternal thymectomy as compared with other techniques available...
  49. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of idiopathic laryngotracheal stenosis by resection and primary anastomosis
    Hermes C Grillo
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:798-800. 2003
    ..One needed continued dilation. The median follow-up was 8 years. Surgical treatment gave good or excellent results in 90% of these patients with ILTS. Recurrence or progression of stenosis was not evident...
  50. doi request reprint Stage IVA thymoma: patterns of spread and surgical management
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 21:93-7, vii. 2011
    ..Again, these advanced patients with pleural spread are probably best managed by induction chemotherapy followed by resection...
  51. doi request reprint Extended resections for thymic malignancies
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 5:S344-7. 2010
    ..Again these advanced patients are probably best managed by induction chemotherapy followed by resection...
  52. ncbi request reprint Tracheal compression caused by straight back syndrome, chest wall deformity, and anterior spinal displacement: techniques for relief
    Hermes C Grillo
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:2057-62. 2005
    ..Additional points of compression may result from the brachiocephalic artery and from anterior vertebral displacement...
  53. ncbi request reprint Tracheoinnominate fistula: diagnosis and management
    James S Allan
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Blake 1570, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest Surg Clin N Am 13:331-41. 2003
    ..Prompt operation with division of the innominate artery and subsequent separation of the trachea from the divided artery by viable tissue is indicated. Neurologic complications are rare...
  54. ncbi request reprint Surgical techniques and outcomes for primary nonseminomatous germ cell tumors
    Cameron D Wright
    Harvard Medical School, Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Chest Surg Clin N Am 12:707-15. 2002
    ..The finding of necrotic tumor predicts long-term survival, whereas persistent germ cell cancer has a less favorable prognosis...
  55. ncbi request reprint Pediatric tracheal surgery
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:308-13; discussion 314. 2002
    ..Pediatric tracheal procedures are uncommon. We reviewed our experience to clarify management and results...
  56. ncbi request reprint Acute presentation of thymoma with infarction or hemorrhage
    Cameron D Wright
    General Thoracic Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1901-4. 2006
    ..There have been no recurrences in follow-up. The astute clinician should be aware of this unusual presentation. The prognosis seems to be good in patients who present with infarction or hemorrhage...
  57. doi request reprint Mediastinal tumors and cysts in the pediatric population
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 19:47-61, vi. 2009
    ..CT imaging facilitates the diagnostic evaluation of mediastinal masses in children. Airway compression is always a concern with large mediastinal tumors in children given their relative softer and smaller airway...
  58. ncbi request reprint Physician payment for 2007: a description of the process by which major changes in valuation of cardiothoracic surgical procedures occurred
    Peter K Smith
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:12-20. 2007
    ..This article recounts the innovative approach taken by the STS during these extended efforts...
  59. ncbi request reprint Malignant transformation of synovial chondromatosis of the shoulder to chondrosarcoma. A case report
    Alexander P Sah
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1321-8. 2007
  60. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary. The accuracy in detecting pulmonary metastases
    Cameron D Wright
    Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Blake 1570, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1836-7. 2007
  61. ncbi request reprint Pediatric tracheal surgery
    Cameron D Wright
    General Thoracic Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery, Blake 1570, Massachusetts General Hospital, 32 Fruit Street Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest Surg Clin N Am 13:305-14, vii. 2003
    ..Tracheomalacia is treated most commonly by aortopexy. Postintubation tracheal stenosis is usually treated by tracheal (or laryngotracheal) resection...
  62. doi request reprint Treatment of congenital tracheal stenosis
    Cameron D Wright
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 21:274-7. 2009
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Induction chemoradiation compared with induction radiation for lung cancer involving the superior sulcus
    Cameron D Wright
    General Thoracic Surgical Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1541-4. 2002
    ..Induction chemoradiotherapy (CT/RT) has been shown to reduce local and distant recurrences and improve survival in stage III lung cancer. We investigated the role of induction CT/RT in superior sulcus patients...
  64. ncbi request reprint Minitracheostomy
    Cameron D Wright
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, General Thoracic Surgical Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Chest Med 24:431-5. 2003
    ..It can also be used in a prophylactic fashion after operations in high-risk patients. Insertion requires a trained physician and an assistant. Complications are rare and are usually avoidable...
  65. ncbi request reprint Recurrent laryngeal nerve injuries after esophagectomy
    Cameron D Wright
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 16:23-33, v. 2006
    ..Early treatment may include supportive care with a speech pathologist or injection of the vocal-cord with temporary material to improve glottic closure. Definitive treatment can best be performed by medialization thyroplasty...
  66. ncbi request reprint Management of congenital tracheal stenosis by means of slide tracheoplasty or resection and reconstruction, with long-term follow-up of growth after slide tracheoplasty
    Hermes C Grillo
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:145-52. 2002
    ..Long-term growth after slide tracheoplasty was studied...
  67. ncbi request reprint Benign broncho-esophageal fistula in the adult
    Abeel A Mangi
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:911-5. 2002
    ..Benign broncho-esophageal fistula (BEF) in the adult is rare, and occurs as a complication of inflammatory disorders, foreign body ingestion, or congenital anomalies. Nonspecific symptoms lead to a delay in diagnosis...
  68. doi request reprint Data from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery database: the surgical management of primary lung tumors
    Daniel J Boffa
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:247-54. 2008
    ..Our objective was to investigate the surgical management of primary lung cancer by board-certified thoracic surgeons participating in the general thoracic surgery portion of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons database...
  69. ncbi request reprint Thymoma: current medical and surgical management
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Thoracic Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Semin Neurol 24:63-73. 2004
    ..This chapter outlines the current medical and surgical treatment options for thymoma...
  70. ncbi request reprint Lung volume reduction surgery vs medical treatment: for patients with advanced emphysema
    John D Miller
    McMaster University, Hamilton Ontarion, Canada
    Chest 127:1166-77. 2005
    ..To contribute to the knowledge on the therapeutic value of lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS)...