T Clark Gamblin

Summary

Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Alpha fetoprotein DNA prime and adenovirus boost immunization of two hepatocellular cancer patients
    Lisa H Butterfield
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Departments of Medicine, Surgery, and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh, 5117 Centre Avenue, PA, Pittsburgh 15213, USA
    J Transl Med 12:86. 2014
  2. pmc Yttrium-90 radioembolization for colorectal cancer liver metastases: a single institution experience
    Gary W Nace
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2011:571261. 2011
  3. pmc Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization is a feasible palliative locoregional therapy for breast cancer liver metastases
    Sung W Cho
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Liver Cancer Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2010:251621. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of neuroendocrine hepatic metastasis
    T Clark Gamblin
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Division of Surgical Oncology, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226 3596, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 20:273-9, vii-viii. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Systematic review of outcomes of patients undergoing resection for colorectal liver metastases in the setting of extra hepatic disease
    Michael Hwang
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, United States
    Eur J Cancer 50:1747-57. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Bridging locoregional therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma prior to liver transplantation
    Jason T Heckman
    Division of Transplantation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3169-77. 2008
  7. pmc Presentation and outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma patients at a western centre
    Krit Kitisin
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:712-22. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Treatment of hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: a single-institution experience with 25 cases
    Jon Cardinal
    Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arch Surg 144:1035-9. 2009
  9. pmc Cancer-related symptom clusters, eosinophils, and survival in hepatobiliary cancer: an exploratory study
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:859-71. 2010
  10. pmc Viral status at the time of liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: a modern predictor of longterm survival
    Ryan T Groeschl
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 15:794-802. 2013

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. pmc Alpha fetoprotein DNA prime and adenovirus boost immunization of two hepatocellular cancer patients
    Lisa H Butterfield
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Departments of Medicine, Surgery, and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh, 5117 Centre Avenue, PA, Pittsburgh 15213, USA
    J Transl Med 12:86. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Yttrium-90 radioembolization for colorectal cancer liver metastases: a single institution experience
    Gary W Nace
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2011:571261. 2011
    ..7-10.6 Conclusion: (90)Y therapy is a safe locoregional therapy that provides an important therapeutic option to patients who have failed first and second line chemotherapy and have adequate liver function and performance status...
  3. pmc Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization is a feasible palliative locoregional therapy for breast cancer liver metastases
    Sung W Cho
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Liver Cancer Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2010:251621. 2010
    ..02). Conclusions. This is one of the largest series of breast cancer patients with liver metastases treated with TACE. It suggests that TACE is a feasible palliative option and warrants further investigations...
  4. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of neuroendocrine hepatic metastasis
    T Clark Gamblin
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Division of Surgical Oncology, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226 3596, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 20:273-9, vii-viii. 2011
    ..Although randomized trials are lacking, retrospective series provide promising data to consider radiofrequency ablation in the management of hepatic neuroendocrine metastases...
  5. doi request reprint Systematic review of outcomes of patients undergoing resection for colorectal liver metastases in the setting of extra hepatic disease
    Michael Hwang
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, United States
    Eur J Cancer 50:1747-57. 2014
    ..We hypothesised that patients with CRLM and extra hepatic disease (EHD) undergoing metastasectomy had comparable survival and describe outcomes based on the distribution of metastatic disease...
  6. doi request reprint Bridging locoregional therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma prior to liver transplantation
    Jason T Heckman
    Division of Transplantation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3169-77. 2008
    ..We sought to examine locoregional therapies and their effect on survival compared with transplantation alone...
  7. pmc Presentation and outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma patients at a western centre
    Krit Kitisin
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:712-22. 2011
    ..The present study examines the presentation and outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) at a Western centre over the last decade...
  8. doi request reprint Treatment of hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: a single-institution experience with 25 cases
    Jon Cardinal
    Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arch Surg 144:1035-9. 2009
    ..To examine treatment of hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE), a rare vascular tumor with a variable course. Treatment modalities at our institution include liver resection, transplantation, and catheter-based therapies...
  9. pmc Cancer-related symptom clusters, eosinophils, and survival in hepatobiliary cancer: an exploratory study
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:859-71. 2010
    ..The study of symptom clusters is gaining increased attention in the field of oncology in an attempt to improve the quality of life of patients diagnosed with cancer...
  10. pmc Viral status at the time of liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: a modern predictor of longterm survival
    Ryan T Groeschl
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 15:794-802. 2013
    ..This study was conducted to test the hypothesis that viral status is an independent predictor of retransplantation rates, graft survival (GS) and overall survival (OS) in patients undergoing liver transplantation for HCC...
  11. pmc Initial presentation and management of hilar and peripheral cholangiocarcinoma: is a node-positive status or potential margin-positive result a contraindication to resection?
    Kevin Tri Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, UPMC Liver Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:3308-15. 2009
    ..Cholangiocarcinoma (CC) frequently presents at an advanced stage and the majority of patients are unresectable at diagnosis. We sought to examine our recent experience with surgical resection for hilar and peripheral CC...
  12. pmc Randomized controlled trial of a collaborative care intervention to manage cancer-related symptoms: lessons learned
    Jennifer Steel
    Department of Surgery and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Clin Trials 8:298-310. 2011
    ..However, few studies have expanded the collaborative care model to other settings and targeted comorbid physical symptoms of depression...
  13. doi request reprint Comparative benefits of laparoscopic vs open hepatic resection: a critical appraisal
    Kevin Tri Nguyen
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Liver Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh, Starzl Transplant Institute, 3459 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2582, USA
    Arch Surg 146:348-56. 2011
    ..To perform a literature review examining the comparative benefits of laparoscopic vs open hepatic resection and to define the benefits and outcomes of laparoscopic liver resection in our own series of 314 patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Treatment of unresectable cholangiocarcinoma with gemcitabine-based transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE): a single-institution experience
    Niraj J Gusani
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:129-37. 2008
    ..We report our experience treating cholangiocarcinoma with TACE using chemotherapeutic regimens based on the well-tolerated drug gemcitabine...
  15. doi request reprint Management of primary hepatopancreatobiliary small cell carcinoma
    Ryan T Groeschl
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Surg Oncol 107:692-5. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that surgical treatment was associated with improved overall survival (OS) for patients with localized hepatopancreatobiliary SCC...
  16. doi request reprint Surgical management of hepatocellular adenoma: take it or leave it?
    Sung W Cho
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2795-803. 2008
    ..Surgical resection is generally indicated to reduce risks of hemorrhage and malignant transformation. We sought to evaluate clinical presentation, surgical management, and outcomes of patients with HA at our institution...
  17. doi request reprint Defining the role of adjuvant external beam radiotherapy on resected adenocarcinoma of the ampulla of vater
    John T Miura
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI, 53226, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:2003-8. 2014
    ..Adjuvant RT does not confer a survival benefit for patients with ampullary tumors. The lack of disease-specific survival benefit suggests that it may also not be beneficial to prevent local recurrences...
  18. doi request reprint Transplantation versus resection for patients with combined hepatocellular carcinoma-cholangiocarcinoma
    Ryan T Groeschl
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    J Surg Oncol 107:608-12. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that cHCC-CC patients had poorer overall survival (OS) than HCC patients after liver transplantation...
  19. doi request reprint Borderline resectable/locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma: improvements needed in population-based registries
    John T Miura
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:4338-47. 2013
    ..Using the SEER database, we examined the survival for patients with BR/LA tumors and critically evaluated the utility of the data...
  20. doi request reprint Major liver resection in elderly patients: a multi-institutional analysis
    Srinevas K Reddy
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:787-95. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the influence of age on postoperative outcomes after major hepatectomy among a contemporary cohort from 2 high volume centers...
  21. doi request reprint Novel multimodality treatment sequencing for extrahepatic (mid and distal) cholangiocarcinoma
    Kiran K Turaga
    Department of Surgery, Dvision of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1230-9. 2013
    ..We propose a wider application of neoadjuvant chemoradiation for patients with distal cholangiocarcinoma and present our rationale for this form of treatment sequencing...
  22. doi request reprint Fibroinflammatory biliary stricture: a rare bile duct lesion masquerading as cholangiocarcinoma
    T Clark Gamblin
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:713-21. 2009
    ..Fibroinflammatory biliary stricture (FIBS) is a rare benign tumor-like process of the extrahepatic bile duct that masquerades as cholangiocarcinoma...
  23. doi request reprint Hepatectomy for noncolorectal non-neuroendocrine metastatic cancer: a multi-institutional analysis
    Ryan T Groeschl
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:769-77. 2012
    ..We sought to examine the management of noncolorectal non-neuroendocrine liver metastases...
  24. doi request reprint Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of outcomes for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: a Western perspective
    Kevin M Sullivan
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    J Surg Oncol 109:95-7. 2014
    ..We aimed to evaluate whether NLR at presentation in a Western center provides any prognostic value compared to other common prognostic scores...
  25. doi request reprint Right hemicolectomy for mucinous adenocarcinoma of the appendix: just right or too much?
    Kiran K Turaga
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1063-7. 2013
    ..We sought to identify the appropriateness of a right hemicolectomy (RH) for MA in staging and treatment of these tumors...
  26. pmc Is local resection adequate for T1 stage ampullary cancer?
    Albert Amini
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 17:66-71. 2015
    ..It was hypothesized that survival for patients undergoing local resection of AC was inferior to those undergoing a PD...
  27. pmc Staging chest computed tomography and positron emission tomography in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma: utility or futility?
    Sam G Pappas
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 16:70-4. 2014
    ..This study was conducted to determine if routine staging chest computed tomography (CT) or positron emission tomography (PET) scanning alters the clinical management of patients with newly diagnosed pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  28. pmc Diagnostic laparoscopy should be performed before definitive resection for pancreatic cancer: a financial argument
    Thejus T Jayakrishnan
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 17:131-9. 2015
    ..This study was conducted to test the hypothesis that diagnostic laparoscopy (DL) is cost-effective in patients undergoing curative resection with or without neoadjuvant therapy (NAT)...
  29. pmc Recurrence after microwave ablation of liver malignancies: a single institution experience
    Ryan T Groeschl
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 15:365-71. 2013
    ..This study sought to examine a monocentric experience with MWA, with a primary hypothesis that primary tumour histology was a significant predictor of early recurrence...
  30. doi request reprint World review of laparoscopic liver resection-2,804 patients
    Kevin Tri Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, UPMC Liver Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2582, USA
    Ann Surg 250:831-41. 2009
    ..To provide a review of the world literature on laparoscopic liver resection...
  31. doi request reprint Does histology predict outcome for malignant vascular tumors of the liver?
    Ryan T Groeschl
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    J Surg Oncol 109:483-6. 2014
    ..Malignant vascular tumors (MVT) of the liver are uncommon and poorly understood. We hypothesized that tumor histology is a predominant factor associated with survival in these tumors...
  32. doi request reprint Ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma: validating the 3-cm breakpoint
    Ryan T Groeschl
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of WI, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3591-5. 2013
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Molecular profiling in gastric cancer: examining potential targets for chemotherapy
    John T Miura
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    J Surg Oncol 110:302-6. 2014
    ..Molecular profiling (MP) was used to evaluate the expression of chemotherapy targeted biomarkers associated with ECF therapy and other first-line cytotoxic regimens for GC...
  34. doi request reprint Impact of complications on long-term survival after resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    Gaya Spolverato
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Cancer 121:2730-9. 2015
    ..The objective of the current study was to define the incidence of complications among patients undergoing surgery for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) and identify the association between morbidity and long-term outcomes...
  35. pmc Management of biliary cystic tumors: a multi-institutional analysis of a rare liver tumor
    Dean J Arnaoutakis
    Departments of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI Fundeni Institute, Bucharest, Romania University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH and Curry Cabral Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    Ann Surg 261:361-7. 2015
    ..To characterize clinical and radiological features associated with biliary cystic tumors (BCTs) of the liver, and to define recurrence-free and overall survival...
  36. doi request reprint Surgical management of hepatic neuroendocrine tumor metastasis: results from an international multi-institutional analysis
    Skye C Mayo
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:3129-36. 2010
    ..We sought to define the efficacy of the surgical management of NELM in a large multicenter international cohort of patients...
  37. doi request reprint Importance of histologic subtype in the staging of appendiceal tumors
    Kiran K Turaga
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1379-85. 2012
    ..Malignant neoplasms of the appendix have different behavior based on their histologic subtypes in anecdotal series. Current staging systems do not capture the diversity of histologic subtypes in predicting outcomes...
  38. pmc Recurrence after operative management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    Omar Hyder
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Surgery 153:811-8. 2013
    ..Data on recurrence after operation for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) are limited. We sought to investigate rates and patterns of recurrence in patients after operative intervention for ICC...
  39. doi request reprint Measuring post-traumatic growth in people diagnosed with hepatobiliary cancer: directions for future research
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery, Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:643-50. 2008
    ..To highlight and provide preliminary data regarding issues in the measurement of post-traumatic growth in people diagnosed with primary or metastatic hepatobiliary cancer...
  40. doi request reprint Minimally invasive liver resection for metastatic colorectal cancer: a multi-institutional, international report of safety, feasibility, and early outcomes
    Kevin Tri Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 250:842-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate a multicenter, international series on minimally invasive liver resection for colorectal carcinoma (CRC) metastasis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Right hepatic lobectomy using the staple technique in 101 patients
    Fady K Balaa
    UPMC Liver Cancer Center, Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:338-43. 2008
    ..Application of linear stapling devices for extrahepatic vascular control in liver surgery has been well-established. However, the technique for use of stapling devices in hepatic parenchymal transection is not well defined...
  42. pmc Cirrhosis is not a contraindication to laparoscopic cholecystectomy: results and practical recommendations
    Kevin Tri Nguyen
    Division of Transplantation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:192-7. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate experience with laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with cirrhosis and to provide recommendations for management...
  43. doi request reprint Minimally invasive resection of choledochal cyst: a feasible and safe surgical option
    Georgios Antonios Margonis
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 19:858-65. 2015
    ..We examined the factors associated with receipt of MIS for CC, as well as characterized perioperative and long-term outcomes following open versus MIS for CC...
  44. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of hepatic artery based therapies for unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    Lucas M Boehm
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    J Surg Oncol 111:213-20. 2015
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Intraperitoneal gemcitabine pharmacokinetics: a pilot and pharmacokinetic study in patients with advanced adenocarcinoma of the pancreas
    T Clark Gamblin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 62:647-53. 2008
    ..We designed a dosing schema that used multiple sequential exchanges of a peritoneal dialysate containing dFdC in an effort to produce prolonged IP dFdC exposure...
  46. ncbi request reprint Extrahepatic portal vein aneurysm--report of six patients and review of the literature
    Sung W Cho
    Department of Surgery, UPMC Liver Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:145-52. 2008
    ..There was no case of aneurysmal rupture. One patient had intramural thrombus at presentation that resolved with conservative treatment. This report suggests that symptomatic aneurysms can be safely resected with excellent patency...
  47. ncbi request reprint Depression, immunity, and survival in patients with hepatobiliary carcinoma
    Jennifer L Steel
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Liver Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, Starzl Transplantation Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:2397-405. 2007
    ....
  48. pmc A prospective study of posttraumatic growth as assessed by self-report and family caregiver in the context of advanced cancer
    Aimee M Moore
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychooncology 20:479-87. 2011
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Joseph H Helm
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:1686-93. 2015
    ..We aimed to evaluate and synthesize the recent published literature...
  50. doi request reprint Multi-institutional analysis of recurrence and survival after hepatectomy for fibrolamellar carcinoma
    Ryan T Groeschl
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    J Surg Oncol 110:412-5. 2014
    ..Fibrolamellar carcinoma (FLC) presents in young, otherwise-healthy individuals. This study examined recurrence and survival characteristics after surgical resection for FLC by utilizing an international multi-institutional database...
  51. doi request reprint Management of acute cholecystitis in cancer patients: a comparative effectiveness approach
    Thejus T Jayakrishnan
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI, 53226, USA
    Surg Endosc 28:1505-14. 2014
    ..Management of cholecystitis is often difficult given complex decision making involving the underlying cancer, possible interruption of treatment, and surgical fitness of the patient...
  52. doi request reprint Management of unresectable symptomatic focal nodular hyperplasia with arterial embolization
    Nikhil Amesur
    Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 20:543-7. 2009
    ..Herein, the authors describe the use of arterial embolization to treat three women with symptomatic FNH and provide a review of the literature...
  53. doi request reprint Presentation and management of gastrointestinal stromal tumors of the duodenum: a multi-institutional analysis
    Fabian M Johnston
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:3351-60. 2012
    ..We evaluated surgical management and outcomes of patients with duodenal GISTs treated with pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) versus local resection (LR) and defined factors associated with prognosis...
  54. pmc Management and recurrence patterns of desmoids tumors: a multi-institutional analysis of 211 patients
    Peter D Peng
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:4036-42. 2012
    ..Desmoid tumors are rare soft-tissue neoplasms with limited data on their management. We sought to determine the rates of recurrence following surgery for desmoid tumors and identify factors predictive of disease-free survival...
  55. ncbi request reprint Outcome of 1000 liver cancer patients evaluated at the UPMC Liver Cancer Center
    David A Geller
    Department of Surgery, Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:63-8. 2006
    ..The most common reason for offering palliative care was hepatic insufficiency usually associated with cirrhosis...
  56. pmc Simultaneous pancreatectomy and liver transplantation: a single-institution experience
    Rajeev Dhupar
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 11:242-6. 2009
    ..This series provides evidence that combined pancreatic resection and LT can be a strategy in both radical resections and cases with ESLD that would otherwise preclude operative intervention...
  57. doi request reprint Key factors influencing prognosis in relation to gallbladder cancer
    Charles Henry Caldow Pilgrim
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:2455-62. 2013
    ..In addition, a number of new prognostic factors proposed in recent years are considered...
  58. doi request reprint Safety of liver resection in the elderly: how important is age?
    S W Cho
    UPMC Liver Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1088-95. 2011
    ..With the aging population, more elderly patients are being considered for hepatic resection. We investigated whether advanced age was associated with higher rate and severity of postoperative complications...
  59. pmc Role of laparoscopy in patients with peritoneal metastases considered for cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)
    Thejus T Jayakrishnan
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 12:270. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that diagnostic laparoscopy (DL) was feasible for the evaluation of patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) undergoing cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS + HIPEC)...
  60. doi request reprint Attributes of a surgical chairperson associated with extramural funding of a department of surgery
    Kiran K Turaga
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Electronic address
    J Surg Res 185:549-54. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate the association between the personal academic achievement of a surgical chairperson and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding of the department...
  61. ncbi request reprint Mammography as screening for coronary artery disease
    Jonathan R Adkins
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 73:717-21. 2007
    ..Perhaps women with BAC seen on screening mammography should undergo further workup for CAD, with the potential benefit of early intervention...
  62. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid of the extra-hepatic bile duct: a case report with long-term follow-up and review of literature
    Niraj J Gusani
    Department of Surgery, Liver Pancreas Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am Surg 74:87-90. 2008
    ..Complete excision with clear margins seems to provide the best chance of obtaining long-term survival and cure...
  63. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous rupture of hepatic artery aneurysm associated with polyarteritis nodosa
    Brodie A Parent
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am Surg 76:1416-9. 2010
    ..The review revealed 17 published cases of ruptured PAN-related intrahepatic aneurysms. We conclude that unexplained findings of visceral arterial aneurysms should prompt investigations for vasculitis as the etiology...
  64. ncbi request reprint Unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma with a solitary metastasis to the mandible
    Ryan Li
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am Surg 74:346-9. 2008
    ..Radiotherapy has been used to palliate mandibular metastases; however, surgical intervention proved to be very effective in managing this patient's disease...
  65. doi request reprint The Frey procedure for chronic pancreatitis secondary to pancreas divisum
    Sam G Pappas
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin2Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
    JAMA Surg 148:1057-62. 2013
    ..We evaluated the role of the Frey procedure in the management of patients with pain related to CPPD as compared with patients with chronic pancreatitis secondary to alcohol (CPA) or idiopathic causes (ICP)...
  66. doi request reprint Laparoscopic liver resection for cancer
    Kevin Tri Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, UPMC Liver Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Future Oncol 4:661-70. 2008
    ..This includes primary hepatocellular carcinoma, as well as metastatic colorectal cancer to the liver. The evidence to date suggests that laparoscopic results are comparable with the open approach in cancer patients...
  67. doi request reprint Hepatic resection nomenclature and techniques
    Scott A Celinski
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Baylor University Hospital, Dallas, TX, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 90:737-48. 2010
    ..There are many options for transection of the liver parenchyma, and although no technique has been shown to be superior to clamp-crushing, hepatic surgeons should be familiar with the techniques available...
  68. doi request reprint Operative choledochoscopic laser lithotripsy for impacted intrahepatic gallstones: a novel surgical approach
    Kenneth Bark
    Department of Surgery, Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, 1 Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:221-4. 2009
    ..We present a novel approach to these ductal stones using a combination of surgery, biliary endoscopy, and laser lithotripsy...
  69. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy for atypical melanocytic lesions with spitzoid features
    T Clark Gamblin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1664-70. 2006
    ..Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is routinely used as a staging procedure for melanomas, however may also assist in understanding the biology of atypical and controversial spitzoid melanocytic skin lesions...
  70. doi request reprint Laparoscopic resection of benign hepatic cysts: a new standard
    T Clark Gamblin
    Department of Surgery, Liver Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:731-6. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate the feasibility and outcomes of laparoscopic resection of symptomatic hepatic cysts...
  71. doi request reprint Measuring the surgical academic output of an institution: the "institutional" H-index
    Kiran K Turaga
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:499-503. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that the h-index can be used to measure the academic success of an institution in a subject area (surgery) and compared this measure to previously published measures of ranking institutions...
  72. pmc Cat scratch disease presenting as breast mastitis
    T Clark Gamblin
    Department of Surgery, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA, USA
    Can J Surg 48:254-5. 2005
  73. ncbi request reprint Metastatic colon cancer to the hand
    T Clark Gamblin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am Surg 72:98-100. 2006
    ..At 18-month follow-up from these surgeries, the patient was doing well, without evidence of recurrent disease...
  74. doi request reprint Recent advances in systemic therapies and radiotherapy for gallbladder cancer
    Charles Henry Caldow Pilgrim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Surg Oncol 22:61-7. 2013
    ..There are isolated reports of dramatic responses to targeted monoclonal agents. The role of radiotherapy has recently been revisited, however, its effectiveness when patients are adequately surgically treated remains to be demonstrated...