Kiran K Turaga

Summary

Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy and Cytoreductive Surgery in the Management of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis
    Rahul Rajeev
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Cancer Control 23:36-46. 2016
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  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

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy and Cytoreductive Surgery in the Management of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis
    Rahul Rajeev
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Cancer Control 23:36-46. 2016
    ..However, combination cytoreductive surgery/hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is a promising novel treatment for patients with this disease...
  2. 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)...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  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. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Comparative Effectiveness of Hepatic Artery Based Therapies for Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases: A Meta-Analysis
    Anthony J Zacharias
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0139940. 2015
    ..Limited data is available on the comparative effectiveness of these options. We hypothesized that outcomes in terms of survival and toxicity were equivalent across the three strategies...
  13. 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)...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint Palliative Care Training in Surgical Oncology and Hepatobiliary Fellowships: A National Survey of Program Directors
    Gregory Larrieux
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:1181-6. 2015
    ..The aim was to capture attitudes about the perception of palliative care and disparity between technical/clinical education and palliative care training...
  18. doi request reprint Surgical resection versus ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma ≤ 3 cm: a population-based analysis
    John T Miura
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 17:896-901. 2015
    ..Ablation for ≤ 3-cm hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has been demonstrated to be an effective treatment strategy. The present study sought to examine the outcomes of patients with ≤3 cm HCC after ablation versus resection...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Chemotherapy for Surgically Resected Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
    John T Miura
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:3716-23. 2015
    ..The benefit of chemotherapy for surgically resected intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) remains poorly defined. The present study sought to determine the survival impact of chemotherapy for surgically resected ICC...
  24. doi request reprint Effect of the experience of surgical chairpersons on departmental National Institutes of Health funding
    Thejus T Jayakrishnan
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    J Surg Res 192:293-7. 2014
    ..We aimed to examine the impact of experience of surgical chairpersons on departmental National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
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  28. doi request reprint ReCAP: Cost Differential of Chemotherapy for Solid Tumors
    Hasan Nadeem
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
    J Oncol Pract 12:251. 2016
    ..The objective of the present study is to determine the cost differentials between chemotherapeutic regimens (of similar or acceptable effectiveness) for common solid tumors in the metastatic and adjuvant settings...
  29. doi request reprint Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and gallbladder cancer: distinguishing molecular profiles to guide potential therapy
    Mary Potkonjak
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 17:1119-23. 2015
    ..Biomarkers from ICC and GC patients were interrogated to identify actionable differences with potential therapeutic implications...
  30. doi request reprint Palliative care training in surgical oncology and hepatobiliary fellowships: a national survey of the fellows
    Albert Amini
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:1761-7. 2015
    ..This study sought to assess the quality, adequacy, and extent of palliative care training and the readiness of SO and HPB fellows in delivering palliative care...
  31. 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
    ....
  32. 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...
  33. doi 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...
  34. 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...
  35. pmc 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...
  36. doi request reprint A literature review of radiological findings to guide the diagnosis of gallbladder adenomyomatosis
    AbdulRahman Y Hammad
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 18:129-35. 2016
    ..This study sought to review imaging modalities used to diagnose GA...
  37. doi request reprint Challenges to clinical utilization of hereditary cancer gene panel testing: perspectives from the front lines
    Rebecca K Marcus
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Froedtert and The Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, 53226, USA
    Fam Cancer 14:641-9. 2015
    ..Furthermore, key aspects of NGS and it utility remain unexplored. Continued investigation into these subjects is necessary before this technology will consistently be of benefit to patients and their families. ..
  38. doi request reprint Minimally invasive gastrectomy for cancer: current utilization in US academic medical centers
    Jason A Glenn
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI, 53226, USA
    Surg Endosc 29:3768-75. 2015
    ..In the USA, the feasibility and safety of these techniques for cancer have not yet been demonstrated...
  39. doi request reprint Current trends in the management of malignant peritoneal mesothelioma
    John T Miura
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:3947-53. 2014
    ..We sought to assess the trends in management and survival of patients with MPM in the United States...
  40. doi request reprint Incorporation of diagnostic laparoscopy in the management algorithm for patients with peritoneal metastases: A multi-institutional analysis
    Parissa Tabrizian
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, New York
    J Surg Oncol 111:1035-40. 2015
    ..We hypothesized that DL can be successfully incorporated into the management of patients with PM...
  41. doi 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. doi request reprint Surgical management of bowel obstruction in patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis
    Bahbak Shariat-Madar
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    J Surg Oncol 110:666-9. 2014
    ..Currently, the value of palliative surgery to treat obstructive PC is unclear...
  46. 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...
  47. doi 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...
  48. 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...