Kiran K Turaga

Summary

Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Surgical treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis from gastric cancer
    Kiran K Turaga
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2012:405652. 2012
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi 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
  10. 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

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Publications26

  1. pmc Surgical treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis from gastric cancer
    Kiran K Turaga
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2012:405652. 2012
    ..We review the current literature in this field and describe the rationale behind some of these advances...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Surgical resection in hepatocellular carcinoma patients with minimal background fibrosis: a strategy in the era of organ shortage
    Ryan T Groeschl
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:2043-8. 2013
    ..We sought to examine the outcomes of patients with HCC treated with surgical resection, transplantation, and local ablation...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. ncbi 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
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  17. ncbi request reprint Microwave ablation for hepatic malignancies: a multiinstitutional analysis
    Ryan T Groeschl
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI Department of General Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center Charlotte, NC Division of Surgical Oncology, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus, OH Department of Radiology, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus, OH Department of Surgery, University of Louisville Louisville, KY Department of Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI
    Ann Surg 259:1195-200. 2014
    ..This study hypothesized that tumor size, number of tumors, surgical approach, and tumor histology significantly affected microwave ablation (MWA) success and recurrence-free survival...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint An elevated body mass index does not reduce survival after esophagectomy for cancer
    Marcovalerio Melis
    Division of Surgical Oncology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:824-31. 2011
    ..Incidences of esophageal cancer and obesity are both rising in the United States. The aim of this study was to determine the influence of elevated body mass index on outcomes after esophagectomy for cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of routine laparoscopic ultrasound for assessment of resectability of gallbladder cancer
    Hasan Nadeem
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:2413-9. 2014
    ..It was hypothesized that a routine LUS is not a cost-effective strategy for these patients...
  21. doi request reprint Review of the impact of antineoplastic therapies on the risk for cholelithiasis and acute cholecystitis
    Thejus T Jayakrishnan
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:240-7. 2014
    ..This review aims to identify antineoplastic interventions associated with increased risk of cholecystitis in cancer patients...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Determinants of outcomes in pancreatic surgery and use of hospital resources
    Prateek K Gupta
    Department of Surgery, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    J Surg Oncol 104:634-40. 2011
    ..Variables that can lead to an increase in resource utilization in patients undergoing pancreatic surgery were identified...
  25. ncbi request reprint The surgical treatment of breast cancer in the elderly: a single institution comparative review of 5235 patients with 1028 patients ≥70 years
    Paramjeet Kaur
    The University of South Florida, Department of Surgery, and H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Breast J 18:428-35. 2012
    ..9, 95% CI 1.1-3.3). Surgical mortality in elderly women treated for breast cancer was extremely low and was related to the extent of surgery performed. Breast cancer treatment differed by age groups...
  26. pmc Selective application of routine preoperative axillary ultrasonography reduces costs for invasive breast cancers
    Kiran K Turaga
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Oncologist 16:942-8. 2011
    ..Indiscriminate use of the diagnostic modality can increase costs and yield inaccurate results. We evaluate the costs associated with the use of highly sensitive axillary ultrasonography in patients with stage ≥T2 tumors...