Henning Gaissert

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Tracheobronchial gland tumors
    Henning A Gaissert
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Cancer Control 13:286-94. 2006
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Complications of the tracheal diverticulum after division of congenital tracheoesophageal fistula
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:842-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Henning Gaissert
    Thoracic Surgical Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1218-9. 2006
  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 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

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Publications37

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tracheobronchial gland tumors
    Henning A Gaissert
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Cancer Control 13:286-94. 2006
    ..Another is the lack of awareness of effective therapy. Bronchial gland tumors demonstrate oncologic diversity and include benign, low-grade, and high-grade malignant tumors...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Complications of the tracheal diverticulum after division of congenital tracheoesophageal fistula
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:842-4. 2006
    ..Symptoms resolved after resection of the diverticulum in 1 child with airway obstruction and 1 adult with recurrent tracheoesophageal fistula...
  8. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Henning Gaissert
    Thoracic Surgical Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1218-9. 2006
  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 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Treatment of tracheal tumors
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 21:290-5. 2009
    ..A discussion of evaluation and treatment of these tumors in this review proceeds along a systematic series of questions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Infectious necrotizing esophagitis: outcome after medical and surgical intervention
    Henning A Gaissert
    Thoracic Surgical Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:342-7. 2003
    ..The treatment of perforation, respiratory fistula, and necrosis due to transmural esophageal infection is guided by anecdote. We wish to determine treatment and outcome of local complications of necrotizing esophagitis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mentoring clinical trials in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery: a new role for the Society of Thoracic Surgeons
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1874-5. 2004
  15. doi request reprint The compromised airway: tumors, strictures, and tracheomalacia
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic and Laryngeal Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 90:1065-89. 2010
    ..Tracheomalacia related to chronic obstructive lung disease causes high-grade, chronic, long-segment airway obstruction. The surgical treatment for each group of these disorders is described...
  16. ncbi request reprint Primary tracheal tumors
    Henning A Gaissert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Blake 1570, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest Surg Clin N Am 13:247-56. 2003
    ..Early referral for consideration of surgical resection might offer the best opportunity for improving the overall prognosis of tracheal tumors...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint The management of thyroid carcinoma invading the larynx or trachea
    Jimmie Honings
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:682-9. 2010
    ..To describe the controversies in the management of thyroid carcinoma invading the airway...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint The surgical approach to "dumbbell tumors" of the mediastinum
    M Behgam Shadmehr
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1650-4. 2003
    ..Correct preoperative assessment of neuroforaminal extension is important to avoid spinal cord injury. The surgical approach remains controversial...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Staged closure of tracheogastrocutaneous fistula after esophagectomy for infiltrative granular cell tumor
    Robert Merritt
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:805-7. 2007
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. doi request reprint Complete pulmonary venous occlusion after radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Deepika Nehra
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:292-5. 2009
    ..We present the case of a patient developing complete left-sided pulmonary venous occlusion following radiofrequency ablation. Recommendations are made to allow earlier diagnosis of this complication...
  33. doi request reprint Pulmonary complications after lung resection in the absence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the predictive role of diffusing capacity
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:1297-302. 2009
    ..We determined whether diffusing capacity is predictive of pulmonary complications after lung resection in patients with normal spirometric results...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  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. ncbi request reprint Intussusception and spontaneous amputation of the esophagus
    Henning A Gaissert
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:976; author reply 976-7. 2003