Juan Wisnivesky

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Continuous hyperfractionated accelerated radiation therapy week-end less in combination with neoadjuvant chemotherapy for the treatment of stage III non-small-cell lung cancer
    Marcelo Bonomi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Instituto Angel H Roffo, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Lung Cancer 60:75-82. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of bronchial intraepithelial neoplasia and early lung cancer of the central airways: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
    Chest 143:e263S-77S. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The association between language proficiency and outcomes of elderly patients with asthma
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 109:179-84. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy and chemotherapy for elderly patients with stage I-II unresected lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Eur Respir J 40:957-64. 2012
  5. pmc Postoperative radiotherapy for elderly patients with stage III lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Cancer 118:4478-85. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in the treatment of stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Divison of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1158-63. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Radiation therapy for the treatment of unresected stage I-II non-small cell lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 128:1461-7. 2005
  8. pmc Validity of clinical prediction rules for isolating inpatients with suspected tuberculosis. A systematic review
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:947-52. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The relationship between perceived stress and morbidity among adult inner-city asthmatics
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Asthma 47:100-4. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic percutaneous transthoracic needle biopsy does not affect survival in stage I lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Pulmonary, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:684-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint Continuous hyperfractionated accelerated radiation therapy week-end less in combination with neoadjuvant chemotherapy for the treatment of stage III non-small-cell lung cancer
    Marcelo Bonomi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Instituto Angel H Roffo, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Lung Cancer 60:75-82. 2008
    ..In this study, we evaluated the feasibility and outcomes of patients treated with a hyperfractionated accelerated regimen in combination with neoadjuvant chemotherapy...
  2. doi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of bronchial intraepithelial neoplasia and early lung cancer of the central airways: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
    Chest 143:e263S-77S. 2013
    ..Bronchial intraepithelial lesions may be precursors of central airway lung carcinomas. Identification and early treatment of these preinvasive lesions might prevent progression to invasive carcinoma...
  3. doi request reprint The association between language proficiency and outcomes of elderly patients with asthma
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 109:179-84. 2012
    ..Asthma is a growing cause of morbidity for elderly Americans and is highly prevalent among Hispanic people in the United States. The inability to speak English poses a barrier to patient-provider communication...
  4. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy and chemotherapy for elderly patients with stage I-II unresected lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Eur Respir J 40:957-64. 2012
    ..Randomised trials are needed to clarify the balance of benefits and risk of CRT in unresected patients...
  5. pmc Postoperative radiotherapy for elderly patients with stage III lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Cancer 118:4478-85. 2012
    ..By using population-based data, the authors of this report compared the survival of a concurrent cohort of elderly patients who had N2 disease treated with and without PORT...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in the treatment of stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Divison of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1158-63. 2005
    ..Important variations exist in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. Because resection is the most effective treatment for patients with early disease, disparities in surgical rates can generate considerable differences in outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Radiation therapy for the treatment of unresected stage I-II non-small cell lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 128:1461-7. 2005
    ..To determine whether radiotherapy benefits these patients, we compared the survival of those treated with radiation alone to those left untreated...
  8. pmc Validity of clinical prediction rules for isolating inpatients with suspected tuberculosis. A systematic review
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:947-52. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to systematically review decision rules to predict the patient's risk for active pulmonary TB at the time of admission to the hospital...
  9. doi request reprint The relationship between perceived stress and morbidity among adult inner-city asthmatics
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Asthma 47:100-4. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to identify mechanisms mediating the association between stress and asthma morbidity in adults...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic percutaneous transthoracic needle biopsy does not affect survival in stage I lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Pulmonary, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:684-8. 2006
    ..Despite multiple reports in the literature of malignant spread along the needle track, the potential effect of lung cancer dissemination after PTNB on survival is unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in lung cancer survival: do tumors behave differently in elderly women?
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Pulmonary, Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:1705-12. 2007
    ..This study sought to assess sex differences in the natural history of lung cancer after controlling for unrelated causes of death and type of treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between indoor allergen sensitization and asthma morbidity in inner-city adults
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:113-20. 2007
    ..Sensitivity and exposure to indoor allergens is associated with increased asthma morbidity in inner-city children. However, it is unknown whether sensitization is associated with worse asthma in adults...
  13. ncbi request reprint Food allergy as a risk factor for asthma morbidity in adults
    Stephen H Berns
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Asthma 44:377-81. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between food allergy and asthma morbidity in adults...
  14. doi request reprint Barriers to adherence to asthma management guidelines among inner-city primary care providers
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:264-70. 2008
    ..Unfortunately, provider adherence to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) guidelines remains low...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predictors of asthma-related health care utilization and quality of life among inner-city patients with asthma
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:636-42. 2005
    ..Asthma morbidity and mortality are highest among minority inner-city populations...
  16. doi request reprint Limited resection for the treatment of patients with stage IA lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg 251:550-4. 2010
    ..The objective of the study was to compare survival after lobectomy and limited resection among Medicare patients with lung cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of Stage II non-small cell lung cancer according to tumor and nodal status at diagnosis
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, NY 10029, USA
    Lung Cancer 49:181-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate the prognostic significance of tumor and node status among patients with Stage II non-small cell lung cancer using a population-based national database...
  18. doi request reprint Persistence of multiple illnesses in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: a cohort study
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Lancet 378:888-97. 2011
    ..We report incidence and prevalence rates of physical and mental health disorders during the 9 years since the attacks, examine their associations with occupational exposures, and quantify physical and mental health comorbidities...
  19. pmc Survival and risk of adverse events in older patients receiving postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy for resected stages II-IIIA lung cancer: observational cohort study
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    BMJ 343:d4013. 2011
    ..To compare the survival and risk of serious adverse events in older patients with stages II-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer treated with or without postoperative platinum based chemotherapy...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of tumor size on curability of stage I non-small cell lung cancers
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 126:761-5. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the relationship between tumor size and curability of stage I non-small cell lung cancer...
  21. doi request reprint Assessing the relationship between language proficiency and asthma morbidity among inner-city asthmatics
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Med Care 47:243-9. 2009
    ..Patient-provider communication is essential for high-quality asthma care. The objective of this study was to assess the potential relationship of language barriers with outcomes of inner-city asthmatics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prospective validation of a prediction model for isolating inpatients with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:453-7. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to prospectively validate a clinical decision rule to predict the need for respiratory isolation in inpatients with suspected TB...
  23. doi request reprint Lymph node ratio as a prognostic factor in elderly patients with pathological N1 non-small cell lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Thorax 66:287-93. 2011
    ..A study was undertaken to evaluate whether involvement of a higher number of N1 LNs is associated with worse survival independent of known prognostic factors...
  24. pmc Effectiveness of radiation therapy for elderly patients with unresected stage I and II non-small cell lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Department of Medicine Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:264-9. 2010
    ..Radiotherapy (RT) is considered the standard treatment for patients with stage I or II non-small lung cancer who are not surgical candidates because of comorbities or preferences against surgery...
  25. doi request reprint Impact of positive and negative beliefs about inhaled corticosteroids on adherence in inner-city asthmatic patients
    Diego Ponieman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:38-42. 2009
    ..Daily inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) use is the cornerstone of asthma management, although it is often suboptimal, especially in inner-city populations...
  26. pmc Racial disparities in the treatment of advanced epithelial ovarian cancer
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Departments of Health Evidence and Policy, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
    Obstet Gynecol 122:1025-32. 2013
    ..To examine whether treatment with guideline-recommended care (surgery and chemotherapy) is associated with mortality differences between black and white women with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer...
  27. doi request reprint Outcomes after adjuvant platinum-based chemotherapy in elderly NSCLC patients with T4 disease
    Keith Sigel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1013-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association of adjuvant chemotherapy with survival and toxicity among these patients...
  28. doi request reprint Effect of age on survival of clinical stage I non-small-cell lung cancer
    Keith Sigel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1912-7. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of age and competing risks on outcomes of elderly patients with stage I non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  29. doi request reprint Perennial allergen-specific immunoglobulin E levels among inner-city elderly asthmatics
    Paula Jane Busse
    Division of Clinical Immunology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029, U S A
    J Asthma 47:781-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to access the prevalence of sensitization to indoor allergens in older compared to younger inner-city adults with persistent asthma...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. pmc Rationale, design, and implementation protocol of an electronic health record integrated clinical prediction rule (iCPR) randomized trial in primary care
    Devin M Mann
    Department of Medicine, Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 761 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    Implement Sci 6:109. 2011
    ..The integrated clinical prediction rule (iCPR) trial integrates two CPR's in an EHR and assesses both the usability and the effect on evidence-based practice in the primary care setting...
  33. doi request reprint Hepatitis C treatment completion in individuals with psychiatric comorbidity and depression
    Donald Gardenier
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Gastroenterol Nurs 34:102-6. 2011
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Predictors of serious injury among hospitalized patients evaluated for falls
    Sara M Bradley
    The Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:63-8. 2010
    ..Inpatient falls are common and result in significant patient morbidity...
  35. doi request reprint Validation of a model to predict perioperative mortality from lung cancer resection in the elderly
    Max Kates
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:390-5. 2009
    ..Surgical resection is the mainstay therapy for localized non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), yet elderly patients are less likely to be treated due to concerns about morbidity and mortality related to surgery...
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessing the validity of self-reported medication adherence among inner-city asthmatic adults: the Medication Adherence Report Scale for Asthma
    Jessica L Cohen
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:325-31. 2009
    ..A validated tool to assess adherence with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) could help physicians and researchers determine whether poor asthma control is due to poor adherence or severe intrinsic asthma...
  37. 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...
  38. pmc Effectiveness of radiation therapy alone for elderly patients with unresected stage III non-small cell lung cancer
    Keith Sigel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States Electronic address
    Lung Cancer 82:266-70. 2013
    ..Using population-based data, we evaluated the effectiveness and tolerability of lone RT in unresected elderly stage III NSCLC patients...
  39. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in the use of environmental control practices among children with asthma
    Angkana Roy
    Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Asthma 47:507-12. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine use of ECPs among minority and nonminority children with asthma...
  40. doi request reprint Atopy and upper and lower airway disease among former World Trade Center workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:992-5. 2009
    ..This study examined atopy as a risk factor for presumably WTC-related UAD and LAD...
  41. doi request reprint Inadequate health literacy is associated with suboptimal health beliefs in older asthmatics
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Asthma 47:620-6. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between suboptimal asthma beliefs and inadequate health literacy among older adults with asthma...
  42. doi request reprint Effect of the number of lymph nodes sampled on postoperative survival of lymph node-negative esophageal cancer
    Alexander J Greenstein
    Department of General Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Cancer 112:1239-46. 2008
    ..In the current study, the association between survival and the number of LNs evaluated was examined in patients who underwent resection of lymph node-negative (American Joint Committee on Cancer [AJCC] TNM stage I-IIA) esophageal cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus testing in patients with hepatitis B and C infection
    Alysa Krain
    Division of International Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:51-6. 2004
    ..To determine the proportion of patients with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) who are adequately assessed for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and to identify variables associated with absence of HIV testing...
  44. ncbi request reprint Determinants of adherence to influenza vaccination among inner-city adults with persistent asthma
    Richard Lyn-Cook
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, NY, USA
    Prim Care Respir J 16:229-35. 2007
    ..Despite guideline recommendation, influenza vaccination rates among asthmatic patients remain low. The objective of this study was to identify health beliefs associated with vaccination adherence in asthmatic patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Quality and access to care among a cohort of inner-city adults with asthma: who gets guideline concordant care?
    Ethan A Halm
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1087, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 128:1943-50. 2005
    ..This study measured whether quality and access to care over time was concordant with National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) guidelines. It also identified factors associated with NAEPP guideline-concordant care...
  46. ncbi request reprint Small stage I cancers of the lung: genuineness and curability
    Claudia I Henschke
    Department of Radiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Lung Cancer 39:327-30. 2003
    ..To assess the genuineness and curability of diagnosed cases of Stage IA non-small-cell lung cancer of diameter 6-15 mm, with a view to screen-diagnosed asymptomatic cases...
  47. doi request reprint Cognitive decline among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    William W Hung
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1070, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:134-7. 2009
    ..Prior research has suggested an association between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the development of cognitive decline; however, these studies have been cross-sectional or small case series...
  48. pmc Use of herbal remedies and adherence to inhaled corticosteroids among inner-city asthmatic patients
    Angkana Roy
    Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:132-8. 2010
    ..However, it is unclear whether use of the herbal remedies is associated with decreased adherence to inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs), a key component of asthma management...
  49. doi request reprint Primary prevention of sudden cardiac death in silent cardiac sarcoidosis: role of programmed ventricular stimulation
    Davendra Mehta
    Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Hospital and School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:43-8. 2011
    ..This study was designed to assess the value of programmed electric stimulation of the ventricle (PES) for risk stratification in patients with sarcoidosis and evidence of preclinical cardiac involvement on imaging studies...
  50. doi request reprint Breast Density: Comparison of Chest CT with Mammography
    Mary Salvatore
    From the Departments of Radiology M S, L M, S K, C I H, D F Y and Medicine M K, J W, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave Levy Place, New York, NY 10029
    Radiology 270:67-73. 2014
    ..rsna, 2013. ..
  51. pmc HIV as an independent risk factor for incident lung cancer
    Keith Sigel
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    AIDS 26:1017-25. 2012
    ..We compared the incidence of lung cancer between HIV-infected and demographically similar HIV-uninfected patients, accounting for smoking and stage of lung cancer at diagnosis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Perioperative management of patients on oral anticoagulants: a decision analysis
    Andrew S Dunn
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Med Decis Making 25:387-97. 2005
    ....
  53. pmc Tips for teachers of evidence-based medicine: clinical prediction rules (CPRs) and estimating pretest probability
    Thomas McGinn
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1261-8. 2008
    ..The teaching tips series is designed to give teachers advice and materials they can use to attain specific educational objectives...
  54. doi request reprint Validation of a hepatitis C screening tool in primary care
    Thomas McGinn
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Ave, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2009-13. 2008
    ..We sought to prospectively derive and validate a clinical predication tool to assist primary care providers in identifying patients who should be tested for HCV antibodies...
  55. ncbi request reprint Statin therapy associated with a reduced risk of chronic renal failure after cardiac transplantation
    Steven A Lubitz
    Zena and Michael Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:264-72. 2007
    ..Chronic renal failure (CRF) after heart transplantation is common, although risk factors for its development and potential preventive interventions are not well established...
  56. ncbi request reprint Stage of lung cancer in relation to its size: part 2. Evidence
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Department of Radiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, 520 East 70th St, Starr Bldg, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 127:1136-9. 2005
    ..To assess the relationship between tumor size and disease stage at the time of diagnosis in non-small cell lung cancer...
  57. pmc Wheezing and asthma are independent risk factors for increased sickle cell disease morbidity
    Jeffrey A Glassberg
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Br J Haematol 159:472-9. 2012
    ..In conclusion, asthma and wheezing are independent risk factors for increased painful episodes in individuals with SCD. Only wheezing was associated with more acute chest syndrome...
  58. doi request reprint The first decade of a laparoscopic donor nephrectomy program: effect of surgeon and institution experience with 512 cases from 1996 to 2006
    Edward H Chin
    Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:106-13. 2009
    ..The learning curves for both surgeons and institutions with LDN have not been well delineated, and longterm donor data are not well reported...
  59. ncbi request reprint Stage of lung cancer in relation to its size: part 1. Insights
    David Yankelevitz
    Department of Radiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, 525 East 68th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 127:1132-5. 2005
  60. pmc Safety and tolerability of an antiasthma herbal Formula (ASHMI) in adult subjects with asthma: a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, dose-escalation phase I study
    Kristin Kelly-Pieper
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:735-43. 2009
    ..A novel three-herb antiasthma herbal medicine intervention (ASHMI; Sino-Lion Pharmaceutical Company; Shan Dong China) was demonstrated to be effective and safe in a murine model of asthma and in a preliminary clinical study in China...
  61. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic segmentectomy compares favorably with thoracoscopic lobectomy for patients with small stage I lung cancer
    Mark Shapiro
    Department of Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1388-93. 2009
    ..Questions remain regarding safety, morbidity, mortality, and recurrence rate. This study compared outcomes between thoracoscopic segmentectomy and lobectomy...
  62. ncbi request reprint Validation and modification of streptococcal pharyngitis clinical prediction rules
    Thomas G McGinn
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Ave, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:289-93. 2003
    ..To validate a simplified version of the Walsh clinical prediction rules (CPRs) for the presence of streptococcal pharyngitis in an inner-city, ethnically diverse population...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of low-dose CT screening for lung cancer: preliminary results of baseline screening
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Chest 124:614-21. 2003
    ..Low-dose CT scan screening greatly improves the likelihood of detecting small nodules and, thus, of detecting lung cancer at a potentially more curable stage...
  65. doi request reprint Predictors of major morbidity and mortality after pneumonectomy utilizing the Society for Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database
    Mark Shapiro
    Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:927-34; discussion 934-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify the risk factors responsible for adverse outcomes in patients after pneumonectomy utilizing The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database (STS GTDB)...
  66. pmc Medical errors related to discontinuity of care from an inpatient to an outpatient setting
    Carlton Moore
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:646-51. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of medical errors related to the discontinuity of care from an inpatient to an outpatient setting, and to determine if there is an association between these medical errors and adverse outcomes...
  67. doi request reprint Survival following lobectomy and limited resection for the treatment of stage I non-small cell lung cancer<=1 cm in size: a review of SEER data
    Max Kates
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 139:491-6. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to compare survival after lobectomy and limited resection among patients with stage IA tumors≤1 cm by using a large, US-based cancer registry...
  68. pmc The number of lymph node metastases as a prognostic factor in patients with N1 non-small cell lung cancer
    Sirisha Jonnalagadda
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 140:433-40. 2011
    ..In this study we evaluated whether a higher number of positive LNs results in worse survival among patients with N1 disease...
  69. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer. Screening, counseling, and treating long-term smokers
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Geriatrics 57:28-32. 2002
    ..At the very least, all patients who smoke should be counseled to quit and offered proven pharmacotherapies...
  70. ncbi request reprint Safety of local delivery of low- and intermediate-dose adenovirus gene transfer vectors to individuals with a spectrum of morbid conditions
    Ben Gary Harvey
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hum Gene Ther 13:15-63. 2002
    ..Overall, the observations are consistent with the concept that local administration of low and intermediate doses of Ad vectors appears to be well tolerated...
  71. ncbi request reprint Analysis of risk factors for local delivery of low- and intermediate-dose adenovirus gene transfer vectors to individuals with a spectrum of comorbid conditions
    Ronald G Crystal
    Institute of Genetic Medicine and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hum Gene Ther 13:65-100. 2002
    ..This assessment is consistent with the concept that local administration of low and intermediate doses of Ad gene transfer vectors appears to be well tolerated...
  72. ncbi request reprint Assessing the relationship between lung cancer risk and emphysema detected on low-dose CT of the chest
    Juan P de Torres
    Department of Respiratory Diseases, University Clinic of Navarra, University of Navarra, Navarra, Spain
    Chest 132:1932-8. 2007
    ..Identification of risk factors for lung cancer can help in selecting patients who may benefit the most from smoking cessation interventions, early detection, or chemoprevention...

Research Grants9

  1. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Lung Cancer Treatment in the Elderly
    Juan Wisnivesky; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings from this project will provide information that can directly impact the care of elderly patients with NSCLC and inform the design of future trials of lung cancer treatment strategies. ..
  2. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Lung Cancer Treatment in the Elderly
    Juan Wisnivesky; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings from this project will provide information that can directly impact the care of elderly patients with NSCLC and inform the design of future trials of lung cancer treatment strategies. ..
  3. Prognosis and Effectiveness of Advanced Lung Cancer Treatment in the Elderly
    Juan Wisnivesky; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will provide information regarding the efficacy of several therapies and may help resolve several controversies regarding the staging and treatment of elderly patients with advanced stage lung cancer. ..
  4. Prognosis and Effectiveness of Advanced Lung Cancer Treatment in the Elderly
    Juan P Wisnivesky; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will provide information regarding the efficacy of several therapies and may help resolve several controversies regarding the staging and treatment of elderly patients with advanced stage lung cancer. ..
  5. Prognosis and Effectiveness of Advanced Lung Cancer Treatment in the Elderly
    Juan Wisnivesky; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will provide information regarding the efficacy of several therapies and may help resolve several controversies regarding the staging and treatment of elderly patients with advanced stage lung cancer. ..
  6. Comparative Effectiveness of Surgical Treatments for Lung Cancer in the Elderly
    Juan P Wisnivesky; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will fill an important gap in knowledge regarding the effectiveness of several surgical treatments that have been broadly adopted into clinical practice, but there is little data about their efficacy. ..
  7. Prognosis and Effectiveness of Advanced Lung Cancer Treatment in the Elderly
    Juan P Wisnivesky; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will provide information regarding the efficacy of several therapies and may help resolve several controversies regarding the staging and treatment of elderly patients with advanced stage lung cancer. ..