S J Swanson

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy is less costly and morbid than open lobectomy: a retrospective multiinstitutional database analysis
    Scott J Swanson
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1027-32. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic esophagectomy with radical mediastinal and abdominal lymph node dissection and cervical esophagogastrostomy for esophageal carcinoma
    S J Swanson
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:1918-24; discussion 1924-5. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) resection for lung cancer
    Scott J Swanson
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 82:541-59. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Video-assisted thoracic surgery segmentectomy: the future of surgery for lung cancer?
    Scott J Swanson
    Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:S2096-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Segmentectomy for lung cancer
    Scott J Swanson
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:244-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint New surgical options for elderly lung cancer patients
    M T Jaklitsch
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chest 116:480S-485S. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Interpreting improvement in expiratory flows after lung volume reduction surgery in terms of flow limitation theory
    E P Ingenito
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:1074-80. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment of patients with lung cancer and severe emphysema
    S J Mentzer
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chest 116:477S-479S. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Surveillance transbronchial lung biopsies: implication for survival after lung transplantation
    S J Swanson
    Lung Transplant Program, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 119:27-37. 2000
  10. doi request reprint Extent of lymph node resection does not increase perioperative morbidity and mortality after surgery for stage I lung cancer in the elderly
    M Shapiro
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Eur J Surg Oncol 38:516-22. 2012

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Publications34

  1. doi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy is less costly and morbid than open lobectomy: a retrospective multiinstitutional database analysis
    Scott J Swanson
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1027-32. 2012
    ..The Premier Perspective Database (Premier Inc, Charlotte, NC) was used to compare hospital costs and perioperative outcomes for video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and open lobectomy procedures in the United States...
  2. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic esophagectomy with radical mediastinal and abdominal lymph node dissection and cervical esophagogastrostomy for esophageal carcinoma
    S J Swanson
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:1918-24; discussion 1924-5. 2001
    ..The technique includes right thoracotomy, laparotomy, and cervical esophagogastrostomy (total thoracic esophagectomy) with radical mediastinal and abdominal lymph node dissection...
  3. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) resection for lung cancer
    Scott J Swanson
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 82:541-59. 2002
    ..The validity of VATS for lung cancer will be determined by long-term data. A phase III national (intergroup) protocol is being drafted and will help to answer these questions...
  4. doi request reprint Video-assisted thoracic surgery segmentectomy: the future of surgery for lung cancer?
    Scott J Swanson
    Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:S2096-7. 2010
    ..This technique can be easily learned by surgeons who use video-assisted thoracic surgery to perform other operations...
  5. doi request reprint Segmentectomy for lung cancer
    Scott J Swanson
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:244-9. 2010
    ..A technical description of VATS segmentectomy is provided, including 2 new methods for ensuring the exact delineation of the fissure...
  6. ncbi request reprint New surgical options for elderly lung cancer patients
    M T Jaklitsch
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chest 116:480S-485S. 1999
    ..Age alone should not be a contradiction to thoracic surgical interventions when video thoracoscopy is performed as treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interpreting improvement in expiratory flows after lung volume reduction surgery in terms of flow limitation theory
    E P Ingenito
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:1074-80. 2001
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  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment of patients with lung cancer and severe emphysema
    S J Mentzer
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chest 116:477S-479S. 1999
    ..Early results of combined LVRS and lung cancer resections suggest a favorable outcome in carefully selected patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Surveillance transbronchial lung biopsies: implication for survival after lung transplantation
    S J Swanson
    Lung Transplant Program, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 119:27-37. 2000
    ..We wished to determine whether early rejection after lung transplantation as assessed by surveillance transbronchial biopsy predicts for survival...
  10. doi request reprint Extent of lymph node resection does not increase perioperative morbidity and mortality after surgery for stage I lung cancer in the elderly
    M Shapiro
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Eur J Surg Oncol 38:516-22. 2012
    ..In this study, we compared the outcomes in elderly patients with stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) undergoing extensive (> 10 nodes) and limited (≤ 10 nodes) LN resections...
  11. ncbi request reprint Combined antegrade and retrograde dilation: a new endoscopic technique in the management of complex esophageal obstruction
    R Bueno
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 54:368-72. 2001
    ..All strictures were dilated and no perforations occurred. CONCLUSIONS: Combined antegrade and retrograde dilation is a safe and effective technique for dilation of complex obstructing esophageal lesions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sequential thoracic metastasectomy prolongs survival by re-establishing local control within the chest
    M T Jaklitsch
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 121:657-67. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Multiple attempts to re-establish intrathoracic control of metastatic disease is justified in carefully selected patients, but the magnitude of benefit decays with each subsequent attempt...
  13. doi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy: state of the art and future directions
    Jason P Shaw
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:S705-9. 2008
    ..Several published reports suggest thoracoscopic resection is safe, with the potential advantage of shorter hospital stay, quicker recovery, and comparable oncologic results...
  14. ncbi request reprint Aldehyde fixation of thiol-reactive fluorescent cytoplasmic probes for tracking cell migration
    C A West
    Laboratory of Immunophysiology, The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Histochem Cytochem 49:511-8. 2001
    ..With these fixatives, both the CMFDA and CMTMR fluorescent dyes permitted sufficient anatomic resolution for reliable localization in long-term cell tracking studies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of physiological and radiological screening for lung volume reduction surgery
    E P Ingenito
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:1068-73. 2001
    ..ULPR helps identify patients with He disease that improves with surgery, despite unfavorable G(Li)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Physiological characterization of variability in response to lung volume reduction surgery
    Edward P Ingenito
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Appl Physiol 94:20-30. 2003
    ..Among nonresponders, recoil pressure increased out of proportion to reduced volume, such that no increase in vital capacity or improvement in FEV(1) occurred...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevention, early detection, and management of complications after 328 consecutive extrapleural pneumonectomies
    David J Sugarbaker
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:138-46. 2004
    ..Complications after extrapleural pneumonectomy were further analyzed to elucidate means of prevention, early detection, and treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Bronchoscopic volume reduction: a safe and effective alternative to surgical therapy for emphysema
    E P Ingenito
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:295-301. 2001
    ..BVR has the potential for simplifying volume reduction, extending indications, and reducing morbidity, mortality, and costs in humans...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy for a patient with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer during pregnancy: a case report and a review of chemotherapy treatment during pregnancy
    P A Jänne
    Department of Adult Oncology, Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Oncology 61:175-83. 2001
    ..Lung cancer arising during pregnancy is rare and has been reported only 15 times since the 1950s. However, the use of chemotherapy for lung cancer during pregnancy has not previously been reported...
  20. doi request reprint Video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy: centers of excellence or excellence of centers?
    Cynthia S Chin
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1190 5th Avenue, Box 1020, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 18:263-8. 2008
    ..This will provide an excellent database for evidence-based medicine. Such rigorous data collection should permit thoracic surgeons to be appropriately compensated for performing these technically challenging procedures...
  21. ncbi request reprint Esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
    S J Swanson
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Minerva Chir 57:795-810. 2002
    ..Consideration should be given to a cervical placement if there are factors increasing the risk such as the use of induction therapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cell adhesion molecule expression in the sheep thymus
    T Zhao
    Laboratory of Immunophysiology, The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Surgical Research Laboratories, Harvard Medical School, 02115, Boston, MA, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 25:519-30. 2001
    ..These studies of thymocyte membrane molecule expression should facilitate future investigations of sheep intrathymic development and T lymphocyte immigration...
  23. ncbi request reprint Postoperative bleeding: coagulopathy, bleeding, hemothorax
    Virginia R Litle
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1190 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 16:203-7, v. 2006
    ..The impact of minimally invasive procedures on the incidence of this complication is addressed in this article...
  24. ncbi request reprint Spatial variation of plasma flow in the oxazolone-stimulated microcirculation
    C A West
    Laboratory of Immunophysiology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Surgical Research Laboratories, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Inflamm Res 51:572-8. 2002
    ..In cutaneous lymphocytic inflammation, enhanced regional blood flow is suggested by persistent erythema and warmth. Direct assessment of the microcirculation, however, has been limited by tissue edema and skin thickness...
  25. ncbi request reprint Menopausal effects on presentation, treatment, and survival of women with non-small cell lung cancer
    Kimberly A Moore
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1789-95. 2003
    ..Because human NSCLC cells express estrogen receptors, we evaluated hormonally active and inactive women to identify biologically mediated differences...
  26. ncbi request reprint Improved outcomes with early vocal fold medialization for vocal fold paralysis after thoracic surgery
    Neil Bhattacharyya
    Division of Otolaryngology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Auris Nasus Larynx 30:71-5. 2003
    ..To determine the clinical impact of early versus late surgical therapy for new onset unilateral vocal cord paralysis (UVCP) after thoracic surgery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy: report of CALGB 39802--a prospective, multi-institution feasibility study
    Scott J Swanson
    Surgery Committee of the Cancer and Leukemia Group B CALGB, Statistics Office of CALGB, and Respiratory Committee of CALGB, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:4993-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the technical feasibility and safety of video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lobectomy for small lung cancers...
  28. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic lobectomy: report on safety, discharge independence, pain, and chemotherapy tolerance
    Daniel G Nicastri
    Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:642-7. 2008
    ..This series analyzed the safety, pain, analgesic use, and discharge disposition in patients who underwent thoracoscopic lobectomy and segmentectomy at a single institution...
  29. ncbi request reprint Troubleshooting video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy
    Todd L Demmy
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1744-52; discussion 1753. 2005
    ..While these are useful in teaching basic principles, it is more difficult to promulgate the numerous advanced techniques or technical "tricks" that deal with anatomical variations or pathologic changes in the lung tissue...
  30. doi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for thoracic malignancies
    Jamie A Cesaretti
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:S785-91. 2008
    ..The article closes with a discussion of multidisciplinary approaches that include radiosurgery which are on the therapeutic horizon...
  31. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of the number of lymph node metastases in esophageal cancer
    Alexander J Greenstein
    Department of General Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:239-46. 2008
    ..In this study, we examined whether involvement of a higher number of LNs is associated with worse survival among esophageal cancer patients...
  32. doi request reprint Electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy: a surgeon's perspective
    Todd S Weiser
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:S797-801. 2008
    ..Not only will navigational bronchoscopy lead to improvements in the diagnostic yield of standard flexible bronchoscopy, but we envision potential therapeutic modalities that can be used this system...
  33. doi request reprint Airway stents
    Cynthia S Chin
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:S792-6. 2008
    ..The different categories of stents have positive and negative attributes that play a role in choosing the proper stent. This article aims to discuss these issues with regards to malignant and benign tracheobronchial disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in esophageal cancer treatment and outcomes
    Alexander J Greenstein
    Department of General Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:881-8. 2008
    ..In this study, we used a national sample of patients with resectable esophageal cancer to assess the extent to which racial inequalities in care can explain outcome disparities...