K A Kesler

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Human aortic allograft: an excellent conduit choice for superior vena cava reconstruction
    Kristyn Spera
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, 545 Barnhill Dr, EH 215, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Cardiothorac Surg 9:16. 2014
  2. pmc Refractory bleeding from a chest wall sarcoma: a rare indication for palliative resection
    Daniel J Weber
    Department of Surgery, Divisions of General Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Cardiothorac Surg 8:82. 2013
  3. doi request reprint "Supercharged" isoperistaltic colon interposition for long-segment esophageal reconstruction
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1162-8; discussion 1168-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The "growing teratoma syndrome" in primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: criteria based on current practice
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Cardiothoracic Division, Department of Surgery, Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:438-43. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical salvage therapy for malignant intrathoracic metastases from nonseminomatous germ cell cancer of testicular origin: analysis of a single-institution experience
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Indiana Univeristy School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:408-15. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after excision of a solitary esophageal cancer brain metastasis
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Thoracic Division, Indianapolis, Ind 46202, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:497-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Mediastinal germ cell tumors
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1915. 2007
  8. doi request reprint A 25-year single institution experience with surgery for primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:371-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Carinaplasty airway closure: a technique for right pneumonectomy
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1178-85; discussion 1185-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Multimodality treatment of germ cell tumors of the mediastinum
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Division Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 19:63-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Human aortic allograft: an excellent conduit choice for superior vena cava reconstruction
    Kristyn Spera
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, 545 Barnhill Dr, EH 215, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Cardiothorac Surg 9:16. 2014
    ..We report a patient with symptomatic SVC obstruction secondary to mediastinal fibrosis successfully reconstructed with an aortic allograft. ..
  2. pmc Refractory bleeding from a chest wall sarcoma: a rare indication for palliative resection
    Daniel J Weber
    Department of Surgery, Divisions of General Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Cardiothorac Surg 8:82. 2013
    ..The patient made an uneventful recovery however died from metastatic disease 8 months later. This case represents a very rare indication for palliative chest wall resection...
  3. doi request reprint "Supercharged" isoperistaltic colon interposition for long-segment esophageal reconstruction
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1162-8; discussion 1168-9. 2013
    ..Since 2005, we have used a "supercharged" isoperistaltic colon interposition conduit for long-segment esophageal reconstruction that reestablishes a dual blood supply...
  4. doi request reprint The "growing teratoma syndrome" in primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: criteria based on current practice
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Cardiothoracic Division, Department of Surgery, Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:438-43. 2012
    ..Criteria for the growing teratoma syndrome in patients with primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors have not been well established according to current practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical salvage therapy for malignant intrathoracic metastases from nonseminomatous germ cell cancer of testicular origin: analysis of a single-institution experience
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Indiana Univeristy School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:408-15. 2005
    ..We reviewed our institution's experience with patients undergoing salvage operations to remove malignant intrathoracic metastases...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after excision of a solitary esophageal cancer brain metastasis
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Thoracic Division, Indianapolis, Ind 46202, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:497-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Mediastinal germ cell tumors
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1915. 2007
  8. doi request reprint A 25-year single institution experience with surgery for primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:371-8. 2008
    ..We reviewed our institution's 25-year experience in the cisplatin era to determine surgical risks and predictors of survival after surgery for PMNSGCT...
  9. doi request reprint Carinaplasty airway closure: a technique for right pneumonectomy
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1178-85; discussion 1185-6. 2008
    ..We reviewed our initial experience with a novel "carinaplasty" airway closure technique aimed at reducing the risks of bronchopleural fistula...
  10. doi request reprint Multimodality treatment of germ cell tumors of the mediastinum
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Division Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 19:63-9. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Survival after resection for metastatic testicular nonseminomatous germ cell cancer to the lung or mediastinum
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Division, Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1085-93; discussion 1093. 2011
    ..We undertook an institutional review of testicular NSGCT patients who underwent operations to remove lung or mediastinal metastases after chemotherapy in the cisplatin era to determine outcomes...
  12. ncbi request reprint A retrospective analysis of locally advanced esophageal cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy followed by surgery or surgery alone
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Thoracic Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1116-21. 2005
    ..We conducted an institutional review of patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer who had complete pretreatment and surgical staging to identify variables predictive of outcome...
  13. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis palmaris: a periareolar approach
    K A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 70:314-7. 2000
    ..Over the past 2 years, we have used a periareolar incision in eight patients to improve postoperative cosmesis for this benign condition...
  14. ncbi request reprint Surgical techniques for testicular nonseminomatous germ cell tumors metastatic to the mediastinum
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Thoracic Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Chest Surg Clin N Am 12:749-68. 2002
    ..Salvage surgery to remove chemotherapy-refractory mediastinal disease represents a situation in which significantly poorer long-term survival is anticipated; however, an aggressive surgical approach is justified in select patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopy-assisted Heller myotomy for the treatment of achalasia: results of a minimally invasive technique
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Thoracic Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:385-91; discussion 391-2. 2004
    ..Since 1998 our institution has utilized a minimally invasive thoracoscopy-assisted technique (ThAM) that allows a myotomy to be performed under direct visualization...
  16. ncbi request reprint Primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: the influence of postchemotherapy pathology on long-term survival after surgery
    K A Kesler
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Thoracic Division, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 118:692-700. 1999
    ..We reviewed the case histories of 91 patients treated at our institution from 1981 to 1998 with primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors to evaluate variables that may influence survival after surgery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mediastinal metastases from testicular nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: patterns of dissemination and predictors of long-term survival with surgery
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:913-23. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term outcomes after large pulmonary resection for germ cell tumors after bleomycin-combination chemotherapy
    Rafael S Andrade
    Department of Surgery, Thoracic Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1224-8; discussion 1228-9. 2004
    ..We undertook an institutional review to determine the outcome of large pulmonary resections after bleomycin-combination chemotherapy...
  19. ncbi request reprint COPD may increase the incidence of refractory supraventricular arrhythmias following pulmonary resection for non-small cell lung cancer
    Y Sekine
    Department of Surgery, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Chest 120:1783-90. 2001
    ..Although SVT was not an independent risk factor for death, a significantly longer hospitalization was observed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Survival outcomes of resected patients who demonstrate a pathologic complete response after neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy for locally advanced esophageal cancer
    Z T Hammoud
    Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Dis Esophagus 19:69-72. 2006
    ..Identification of clinical variables or biomarkers predictive of pCR may therefore optimize treatment strategies of patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Prognostic indicators after surgery for thymoma
    Ikenna C Okereke
    Department of Surgery Cardiothoracic Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1071-7; discussion 1077-9. 2010
    ..We undertook a 20-year retrospective institutional study to investigate prognostic indicators after surgery for thymoma...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prospective analysis of quality of life after surgical resection for esophageal cancer: preliminary results
    Jo Ann Brooks
    Thoracic Surgery Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Surg Oncol 81:185-94. 2002
    ..This pilot study prospectively evaluates the impact of esophageal resection on health-related quality of life (HRQL) and mood states at diagnosis and during the first year after surgery...
  24. doi request reprint Differential gene expression profiling of esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Zane T Hammoud
    Department of Surgery, Thoracic Surgery Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:829-34. 2009
    ....
  25. doi request reprint A randomized, controlled study of amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation after transthoracic esophagectomy
    James E Tisdale
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Purdue University, Indianapolis, Ind 46202, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:45-51. 2010
    ..Atrial fibrillation is common after esophagectomy. The objective of this study was to determine the efficacy and safety of amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation after transthoracic esophagectomy...
  26. doi request reprint A randomized trial evaluating amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation after pulmonary resection
    James E Tisdale
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:886-93; discussion 894-5. 2009
    ..Atrial fibrillation (AF) occurs commonly after anatomic pulmonary resection. In this study, the efficacy of amiodarone for prevention of post-pulmonary resection AF was investigated...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of serum amiodarone concentrations when administered via a nasogastric tube into the stomach conduit after transthoracic esophagectomy
    James E Tisdale
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Clin Ther 29:2226-34. 2007
    ..Atrial fibrillation occurs in up to 46% of patients following esophagectomy; amiodarone may be used for prophylaxis or treatment in these patients. There are few data regarding drug absorption following esophagectomy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Postoperative outpatient chest tube management: initial experience with a new portable system
    Karen M Rieger
    Thoracic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:630-2. 2007
    ..We reviewed 20 months of experience at our institution with postoperative, outpatient chest tube management using a new portable chest tube device...
  29. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of esophageal adenocarcinoma by serum proteomic pattern
    Zane T Hammoud
    Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:384-92; discussion 392. 2007
    ..In addition, we sought to identify potential biomarkers for esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  30. ncbi request reprint A novel biomarker for the detection of esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Zane T Hammoud
    Thoracic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:82-7. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the presence of cancer-specific proliferating cell nuclear antigen in esophageal dysplasias and invasive adenocarcinomas to assess its potential utility in discriminating malignancy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients with residual germ cell or non-germ cell malignancy after resection of primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell cancer
    Bryan P Schneider
    Divisions of Hematology Oncology, Indiana Cancer Pavilion, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5289, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:1195-200. 2004
    ..To identify prognostic variables and outcomes in patients with primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumor (PMNSGCT) with postchemotherapy resection of persistent cancer...
  32. doi request reprint Results of superior vena cava reconstruction with externally stented-polytetrafluoroethylene vascular prostheses
    Ikenna C Okereke
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, 545 Barnhill Dr, EH 215, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:383-7. 2010
    ..We reviewed our institutional experience with SVC reconstruction using externally stented-polytetrafluoroethylene vascular prostheses...
  33. ncbi request reprint Management of chylothorax after thoracoscopic splanchnicectomy
    D J Selzer
    Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 9:273-6. 1999
    ..On the basis of this experience, we advocate early thoracoscopic reintervention in patients with chylothorax after thoracoscopic splanchnicectomy...
  34. doi request reprint Surgical management of pulmonary and mediastinal sequelae of histoplasmosis: a challenging spectrum
    Zane T Hammoud
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:399-403. 2009
    ..We reviewed our 17-year experience in the management of histoplasmosis to determine outcomes as well as gain insight into the distribution of complications requiring surgical intervention...
  35. ncbi request reprint Primary and metastatic intrathoracic germ cell tumors
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Chest Surg Clin N Am 12:xi-xii. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint Treatment of non-small cell lung cancer, stage IIIB: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition)
    James R Jett
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Chest 132:266S-276S. 2007
    ..To develop evidence-based guidelines on best available treatment options for patients with stage IIIB non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  37. 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...