Cameron Wright

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Multimodality therapy of esophageal cancer
    C D Wright
    General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Chest 116:461S-462S. 1999
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Esophageal cancer surgery in 2005
    C D Wright
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Minerva Chir 60:431-44. 2005

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Multimodality therapy of esophageal cancer
    C D Wright
    General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Chest 116:461S-462S. 1999
    ..In addition, results are described of a clinical trial in which patients received a paclitaxel-based regimen as part of multimodality therapy for esophageal cancer...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Esophageal cancer surgery in 2005
    C D Wright
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Minerva Chir 60:431-44. 2005
    ..There is increasing evidence that the care of the patient requiring an esophagectomy be performed in an institution and by a surgeon with a relatively high volume...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary. The use of LigaSure system device in esophagectomy
    Cameron Wright
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Blake 1570, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:2080. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Concurrent cisplatin, 5-FU, paclitaxel, and radiation therapy in patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer
    Kevin S Roof
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:1120-8. 2006
    ..This article updates our experience with PFT-R, and compares these results to our experience with cisplatin, 5-FU, and radiation therapy (PF-R) in locally advanced esophageal cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint Twice-daily radiotherapy as concurrent boost technique during two chemotherapy cycles in neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for resectable esophageal carcinoma: mature results of phase II study
    Noah Choi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 100 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 60:111-22. 2004
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  23. doi request reprint Carinal resection requiring cardiopulmonary bypass in a pregnant patient
    Michael G Fitzsimons
    Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1085-7. 2013
    ..The patient underwent successful left carinal pneumonectomy and subsequently delivered a healthy baby. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Dose-response relationship between probability of pathologic tumor control and glucose metabolic rate measured with FDG PET after preoperative chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer
    Noah C Choi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 100 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 54:1024-35. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Vaccination with irradiated autologous tumor cells engineered to secrete granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor augments antitumor immunity in some patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung carcinoma
    Ravi Salgia
    Department of Adult Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:624-30. 2003
    ..To test whether this vaccination strategy enhances antitumor immunity in patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), we conducted a phase I clinical trial...
  26. pmc Risk factor analysis for the recurrence of resected solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura: a 33-year experience and proposal for a scoring system
    Luis F Tapias
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:111-7. 2013
    ..Surveillance after resection of solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura (SFTP) remains undefined. This study reviews our experience with surgical treatment of SFTP to determine the specific risk factors to predict recurrence...
  27. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Left atrial-esophageal fistula after pulmonary vein isolation: a cautionary tale
    Andre d'Avila
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, GRB 109, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 115:e432-3. 2007
  28. doi request reprint Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the treatment of anastomotic complications after tracheal resection and reconstruction
    Cameron Stock
    General Thoracic Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1030-5. 2014
    ..To date, there have been no reports describing its usefulness in humans after tracheal resection...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  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. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  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 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)...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...