Frank E Johnson

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient surveillance after treatment for soft-tissue sarcoma
    Frank E Johnson
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Medical Center, 3635 Vista Avenue, P O Box 15250, St Louis, Mo 63110 0250, USA
    Int J Oncol 38:233-9. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in follow-up after rectal cancer surgery
    David M Neils
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Medical Center, 3635 Vista Avenue at Grand Blvd, St Louis, Mo 63110 0250, USA
    Int J Oncol 30:735-42. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term management of patients after potentially curative treatment of extremity soft tissue sarcoma: practice patterns of members of the Society of Surgical Oncology
    Frank E Johnson
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, 3635 Vista Ave at Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Oncol 14:33-40. 2005
  4. pmc Risk factors for adverse outcomes following surgery for small bowel obstruction
    Julie A Margenthaler
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Surg 243:456-64. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Appendectomy for appendicitis in patients with a prior ventriculoperitoneal shunt
    Andrew R Barina
    Saint Louis University Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Surg Res 141:40-4. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Breast cancer in patients with schizophrenia
    Mishel Farasatpour
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Medical Center, 3635 Vista Avenue, St Louis, Mo 63110 0250, USA
    Am J Surg 206:798-804. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint The postoperative surveillance of patients with colon cancer and rectal cancer
    Farshad Abir
    Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, P O Box 208062, New Haven, CT 06520 8062, USA
    Am J Surg 192:100-8. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Patient surveillance after initial breast cancer therapy: variation by physician specialty
    Rina Parmeshwar
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University, 3635 Vista Avenue at Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Surg 206:218-22. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Costs of follow-up after potentially curative treatment for extremity soft-tissue sarcoma
    Anupam Goel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Int J Oncol 25:429-35. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Appendectomy for appendicitis in patients with schizophrenia
    Brian K Cooke
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Surg 193:41-8. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Patient surveillance after treatment for soft-tissue sarcoma
    Frank E Johnson
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Medical Center, 3635 Vista Avenue, P O Box 15250, St Louis, Mo 63110 0250, USA
    Int J Oncol 38:233-9. 2011
    ..The overall variation in follow-up intensity appears to reflect factors not evaluated, such as the absence of high-quality evidence supporting any particular strategy and the quality of patients' insurance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in follow-up after rectal cancer surgery
    David M Neils
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Medical Center, 3635 Vista Avenue at Grand Blvd, St Louis, Mo 63110 0250, USA
    Int J Oncol 30:735-42. 2007
    ..All significant differences are clinically rather modest, however. These data should be useful in the design of controlled trials on this topic...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term management of patients after potentially curative treatment of extremity soft tissue sarcoma: practice patterns of members of the Society of Surgical Oncology
    Frank E Johnson
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, 3635 Vista Ave at Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Oncol 14:33-40. 2005
    ..Efforts to provide high-quality evidence on this topic are warranted...
  4. pmc Risk factors for adverse outcomes following surgery for small bowel obstruction
    Julie A Margenthaler
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Surg 243:456-64. 2006
    ..To construct risk indices predicting adverse outcomes following surgery for small bowel obstruction (SBO)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Appendectomy for appendicitis in patients with a prior ventriculoperitoneal shunt
    Andrew R Barina
    Saint Louis University Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Surg Res 141:40-4. 2007
    ..Whether the risk of postoperative complications is increased in these patients is unknown. We sought to determine the clinical course of patients with ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts who undergo appendectomy for appendicitis...
  6. doi request reprint Breast cancer in patients with schizophrenia
    Mishel Farasatpour
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Medical Center, 3635 Vista Avenue, St Louis, Mo 63110 0250, USA
    Am J Surg 206:798-804. 2013
    ..Schizophrenia has a powerful impact on the outcomes of treatment for physical disorders. This study sought to estimate how the presence of schizophrenia disrupts the course of diagnosis and initial treatment of breast cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint The postoperative surveillance of patients with colon cancer and rectal cancer
    Farshad Abir
    Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, P O Box 208062, New Haven, CT 06520 8062, USA
    Am J Surg 192:100-8. 2006
    ..As a result, many clinicians have advocated intensive follow-up in such patients as an attempt to increase survival...
  8. doi request reprint Patient surveillance after initial breast cancer therapy: variation by physician specialty
    Rina Parmeshwar
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University, 3635 Vista Avenue at Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Surg 206:218-22. 2013
    ..This study aimed to quantify differences in posttreatment surveillance among medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and surgeons...
  9. ncbi request reprint Costs of follow-up after potentially curative treatment for extremity soft-tissue sarcoma
    Anupam Goel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Int J Oncol 25:429-35. 2004
    ..Computer simulation analysis also holds great promise as an assessment tool for surveillance strategies because patient participation is not required...
  10. ncbi request reprint Appendectomy for appendicitis in patients with schizophrenia
    Brian K Cooke
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Surg 193:41-8. 2007
    ..We searched the Department of Veterans Affairs national datasets to determine the clinical course of schizophrenia patients with appendicitis who underwent appendectomy...
  11. pmc Surgery for constipation in patients with prior spinal cord injury: the Department of Veterans Affairs experience
    Jason R West
    Department of Sugery, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 36:207-12. 2013
    ..We predicted that SCI patients would have higher mortality and/or morbidity rates following such surgery than neurally intact patients receiving the same procedures. We sought to evaluate this using a large population-based data set...
  12. doi request reprint Proctectomy for rectal cancer in patients with prior spinal cord injury
    Rajesh K Singh
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Medical Center, 3635 Vista Avenue, St Louis, Mo 63110 0250, USA
    Surg Oncol 17:313-6. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that such patients would have poorer outcomes than comparable neurally-intact patients...
  13. pmc Pulmonary resection for non-small cell lung cancer in patients with prior spinal cord injury
    Louis S Brunworth
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 29:133-7. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the clinical course of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) who subsequently developed bronchogenic carcinoma and underwent pulmonary resection...
  14. doi request reprint Cholecystectomy in patients with prior ventriculoperitoneal shunts
    Emad Allam
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Medical Center, Mo 63110 0250, USA
    Am J Surg 201:503-7. 2011
    ..There is little published evidence regarding intraoperative and postoperative complications in patients with ventriculoperitoneal shunts who undergo cholecystectomy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of colorectal cancer patients after resection with curative intent-the GILDA trial
    Erik M Grossmann
    Saint Louis University and Saint Louis VA Medical Center, 3635 Vista Avenue, P O Box 15250, St Louis, Missouri 63110 0250, USA
    Surg Oncol 13:119-24. 2004
    ..Data are lacking to delineate the optimal surveillance strategy following resection. A large-scale multi-center European study is underway to address this issue (Gruppo Italiano di Lavoro per la Diagnosi Anticipata-GILDA)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Outcome after colectomy for Clostridium difficile colitis
    Walter E Longo
    Department of Surgery, St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1620-6. 2004
    ..difficile colitis are infrequently reported. This study was designed to identify risk factors, clinical characteristics, and outcome of patients who required colectomy for fulminant C. difficile colitis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Colon and rectal cancer in the elderly. High incidence of asymptomatic disease, less surgical emergencies, and a favorable short-term outcome
    Patricia Limpert
    Department of Surgery, St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 48:159-63. 2003
    ..This is a retrospective study aimed to report short-term outcome among patients age > or =70 years surgically treated for colorectal cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint How surgeon age affects surveillance strategies for extremity soft tissue sarcoma patients after potentially curative treatment
    Keita Sakata
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Health Science Center, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Surg Res 108:227-34. 2002
    ..We investigated whether the date of completion of formal surgical training affects choice of surveillance strategy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Extremity soft tissue sarcoma patient follow-up: tumor grade and size affect surveillance strategies after potentially curative surgery
    Keita Sakata
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center and the Surgical Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Int J Oncol 22:1335-43. 2003
    ..These data permit rational design of a randomized clinical trial of two alternative follow-up plans...
  20. ncbi request reprint Geographical variation in surveillance strategies after curative-intent surgery for upper aerodigestive tract cancer
    Frank E Johnson
    Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 915 North Grand Boulevard, St Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1063-71. 2006
    ..Analysis of geographical variation in utilization of medical resources is often used to identify regions of overutilization or underutilization...
  21. ncbi request reprint Patient surveillance after curative-intent surgery for rectal cancer
    Frank E Johnson
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Int J Oncol 27:815-22. 2005
    ..Endoscopy is employed frequently; imaging tests are employed less often. The observed variation in the intensity of postoperative monitoring is of concern...
  22. doi request reprint Long-term survival after colon cancer surgery: a variation associated with choice of anesthesia
    Rose Christopherson
    Anesthesiology Service, VA Medical Center and Department of Anesthesiology, OR Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97229, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:325-32. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that long-term postoperative survival would be increased by epidural anesthesia/analgesia supplementation during colon cancer resection...
  23. pmc Risk factors for adverse outcomes after the surgical treatment of appendicitis in adults
    Julie A Margenthaler
    St Louis University School of Medicine and St Louis VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Surg 238:59-66. 2003
    ..To define risk factors that predict adverse outcomes after the surgical treatment of appendicitis in Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment for prostate cancer in patients with prior spinal cord injury
    Steven R Gammon
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Health Science Center, 3635 Vista Avenue, St Louis, Missouri 63110 0250, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:674-8. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that the choice of surgical treatment and the technical conduct of radical surgery would be influenced by sequelae of SCI and that poorer outcomes would result in this population as compared with neurally intact patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Patterns of disease and surgical treatment among United States veterans more than 50 years of age with ulcerative colitis
    Walter E Longo
    Department of Surgery, St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Surg 186:514-8. 2003
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  26. ncbi request reprint Preoperative workup and postoperative surveillance for patients undergoing pulmonary metastasectomy
    Katherine S Virgo
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, 3635 Vista Avenue, P O Box 15250, Saint Louis, Mo 63110 0250, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 16:125-31, v. 2006
    ..Though it is unlikely that current follow-up recommendations will ever be tested in randomized controlled trials, meta-analyses of existing retrospective data could improve the quality of the existing literature...
  27. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in posttreatment surveillance intensity for patients with cutaneous melanoma
    Julie A Margenthaler
    Department of Surgery, St Louis University Health Sciences Center, 3635 Vista Ave at Grand Blvd, St Louis, Mo 63110 0250, USA
    Am J Surg 186:194-200. 2003
    ..We investigated whether geographic determinants could account for variation in posttreatment melanoma surveillance intensity among plastic surgeons...
  28. doi request reprint Squamous cell carcinoma arising from the pleura after pneumonectomy for squamous cell carcinoma of the lung
    Mark Franke
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Hospital, 3635 Vista Ave at Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Surg 199:e34-5. 2010
    ..A 67-year-old Caucasian man had a right pneumonectomy for primary bronchogenic carcinoma in 1998. He developed a bronchopleural fistula that was managed with an Eloesser procedure. His appearance 6 years later has been published previously...
  29. doi request reprint Ovarian cancer patient surveillance after curative-intent initial treatment
    Garo Z Harmandayan
    Saint Louis University Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 120:205-8. 2011
    ..The optimal intensity of surveillance for these patients is unknown. We aimed to document the current follow-up practice patterns of gynecologic oncologists...
  30. ncbi request reprint Surgical decision making in upper aerodigestive tract cancer patient follow-up
    Katherine S Virgo
    Health Services Research, Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, 3635 Vista Avenue, PO Box 15250, St Louis, Mo 63110 0250, USA
    Int J Oncol 21:1101-9. 2002
    ..Knowledge of lower TNM stage practice patterns can be used to further improve predictive ability for higher stage models...
  31. doi request reprint Accessory spleen masquerading as a pancreatic neoplasm
    Theresa L Schwartz
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Am J Surg 197:e61-3. 2009
    ..The eventual diagnosis of intrapancreatic accessory spleen was made by noninvasive means, thus avoiding unnecessary surgery...
  32. doi request reprint Abdominal wall necrosis after harvest of both internal thoracic and inferior epigastric arteries
    David Y Johnson
    Department of Surgery, St Louis University School of Medicine, Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:38-41. 2011
    ..The internal thoracic artery (ITA) and inferior epigastric artery (IEA) may be used as conduits for myocardial revascularization. Harvesting the ITAs and IEAs can lead to clinically significant ischemia of the anterior abdominal wall...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hemipelvectomy for severe decubitus ulcers in patients with previous spinal cord injury
    Jennifer W H Chan
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, and Surgery Service, John Cochran VA Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Surg 185:69-73. 2003
    ..Patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) frequently have pressure ulcers. Surgery is sometimes needed to close them. In rare cases, hemipelvectomy is warranted for extremely severe complications...
  34. ncbi request reprint The preoperative assessment and postoperative surveillance of patients with colon and rectal cancer
    Walter E Longo
    Department of Surgery, St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 82:1091-108. 2002
    ..These anecdotal experiences, the unproven belief that follow-up is beneficial, and traditions imparted during training are among the likely motivating factors for most physicians caring for colorectal cancer patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Temporal patterns of postoperative complications
    Jon S Thompson
    Department of Surgery, Omaha Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
    Arch Surg 138:596-602; discussion 602-3. 2003
    ..Our aim was to determine the incidence of major complications during specific postoperative intervals...