Zeeshan Butt

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc General population norms for the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Kidney Symptom Index (FKSI)
    Zeeshan Butt
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Comprehensive Transplant Center, and Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Cancer 119:429-37. 2013
  2. pmc Measurement of fatigue in cancer, stroke, and HIV using the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy - Fatigue (FACIT-F) scale
    Zeeshan Butt
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, United States
    J Psychosom Res 74:64-8. 2013
  3. pmc Development and validation of a symptom index for advanced hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers: the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (NCCN-FACT) Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic Symptom Index (NFHSI)
    Zeeshan Butt
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Cancer 118:5997-6004. 2012
  4. pmc Quality of life, risk assessment, and safety research in liver transplantation: new frontiers in health services and outcomes research
    Zeeshan Butt
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 17:241-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Sensitivity of the informant questionnaire on cognitive decline: an application of item response theory
    Zeeshan Butt
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 15:642-55. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Fatigue is the most important symptom for advanced cancer patients who have had chemotherapy
    Zeeshan Butt
    Center on Outcomes, Research, and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 6:448-55. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Quality of life assessment in renal transplant: review and future directions
    Zeeshan Butt
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Clin Transplant 22:292-303. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of a single-item screening tool to detect clinically significant fatigue, pain, distress, and anorexia in ambulatory cancer practice
    Zeeshan Butt
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:20-30. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal screening and management of fatigue, pain, and emotional distress associated with cancer therapy
    Zeeshan Butt
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Support Care Cancer 16:151-9. 2008
  10. pmc Age-associated differences in fatigue among patients with cancer
    Zeeshan Butt
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:217-23. 2010

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  1. pmc General population norms for the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Kidney Symptom Index (FKSI)
    Zeeshan Butt
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Comprehensive Transplant Center, and Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Cancer 119:429-37. 2013
    ..Normative data was obtained on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network-Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Kidney Symptom Index (NFKSI) to aid in score interpretation and planning of future trials...
  2. pmc Measurement of fatigue in cancer, stroke, and HIV using the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy - Fatigue (FACIT-F) scale
    Zeeshan Butt
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, United States
    J Psychosom Res 74:64-8. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Development and validation of a symptom index for advanced hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers: the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (NCCN-FACT) Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic Symptom Index (NFHSI)
    Zeeshan Butt
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Cancer 118:5997-6004. 2012
    ..Although the FACT-Hep was initially derived from patient input, this study's researchers sought to verify adequate coverage of items by soliciting open-ended input from patients with advanced disease...
  4. pmc Quality of life, risk assessment, and safety research in liver transplantation: new frontiers in health services and outcomes research
    Zeeshan Butt
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 17:241-7. 2012
    ..Our goal is to highlight recent findings in these areas, with a call for increased integration of social scientists and transplant clinicians to address how best to shape policy and improve outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint Sensitivity of the informant questionnaire on cognitive decline: an application of item response theory
    Zeeshan Butt
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 15:642-55. 2008
    ..Results of the item calibration may be useful for targeted assessment needs, such as the development of short forms...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fatigue is the most important symptom for advanced cancer patients who have had chemotherapy
    Zeeshan Butt
    Center on Outcomes, Research, and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 6:448-55. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Quality of life assessment in renal transplant: review and future directions
    Zeeshan Butt
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Clin Transplant 22:292-303. 2008
    ..In the present article, we review the most commonly used instruments, their use in renal transplant, and suggest future directions to improve QOL assessment in this population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of a single-item screening tool to detect clinically significant fatigue, pain, distress, and anorexia in ambulatory cancer practice
    Zeeshan Butt
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:20-30. 2008
    ..In turn, such assessments may improve identification of those at risk of morbidity and decreased quality of life due to excess symptom burden...
  9. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal screening and management of fatigue, pain, and emotional distress associated with cancer therapy
    Zeeshan Butt
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Support Care Cancer 16:151-9. 2008
    ..Fatigue, pain, and emotional distress are common symptoms among patients with cancer. We sought to learn about patient perceptions of these symptoms and their treatment...
  10. pmc Age-associated differences in fatigue among patients with cancer
    Zeeshan Butt
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:217-23. 2010
    ..There has been some suggestion that the fatigue experienced by older cancer patients is more severe than that of younger cohorts; however, there is little empirical evidence to support this claim...
  11. pmc Development of a parent-report cognitive function item bank using item response theory and exploration of its clinical utility in computerized adaptive testing
    Jin Shei Lai
    Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:766-79. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to report the reliability, validity, and clinical utility of a parent-report perceived cognitive function (pedsPCF) item bank...
  12. pmc Evaluating the dimensionality of perceived cognitive function
    Jin Shei Lai
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Rubloff Bldg, 9th Floor, 750N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:982-95. 2009
    ..Scoring of PCF based on these two factors should lead to improved assessment of PCF for people with cancer...
  13. doi request reprint Assessing psychological well-being: self-report instruments for the NIH Toolbox
    John M Salsman
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 625 North Michigan Ave, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Qual Life Res 23:205-15. 2014
    ..As a part of the NIH Toolbox for the Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function, we developed self-report item banks and short forms to assess PWB...
  14. pmc A review of quality of life instruments used in liver transplantation
    Colleen L Jay
    Division of Organ Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Hepatol 51:949-59. 2009
    ....
  15. pmc Parent-perceived child cognitive function: results from a sample drawn from the US general population
    Jin Shei Lai
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 710 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 27:285-93. 2011
    ..This paper reports the development and evaluation of a perceived cognitive function (pedsPCF) item bank reported by parents of the pediatric US general population...
  16. doi request reprint Longitudinal prospective assessment of sleep quality: before, during, and after adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer
    Stacy D Sanford
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:959-67. 2013
    ..Study objectives were to observe sleep quality in breast cancer patients prior to, during, and after completion of adjuvant chemotherapy, evaluate its relationship with HRQL and explore correlates over time...
  17. doi request reprint Quality of life considerations in upper limb transplantation: review and future directions
    Sally E Jensen
    Department of Medical and Social Sciences, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, 710 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 729, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 37:2126-35. 2012
    ....
  18. pmc Quality of life for donors after living donor liver transplantation: a review of the literature
    Neehar D Parikh
    Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University, Chicago IL, USA
    Liver Transpl 16:1352-8. 2010
    ..Additional studies are necessary to develop a comprehensive risk profile for LDLT that includes a rigorous assessment of donor QOL...
  19. pmc A qualitative study of quality of life after stroke: the importance of social relationships
    Elizabeth B Lynch
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612 3244, USA
    J Rehabil Med 40:518-23. 2008
    ..Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability in the USA; however, we have an incomplete understanding of how stroke affects long-term quality of life...
  20. pmc A Comparison of the Renal Cell Carcinoma-Symptom Index (RCC-SI) and the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Kidney Symptom Index (FKSI)
    Deepa Rao
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:291-8. 2009
    ..86 and 0.92, respectively. The FKSI-19 has some advantages over the RCC-SI. The FKSI-19 has more clarity in item phrasing, is shorter in length, and covers a similar breadth of disease-based symptoms when compared to the RCC-SI...
  21. pmc Development and validation of participation and positive psychologic function measures for stroke survivors
    Rita K Bode
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1347-56. 2010
    ..To evaluate the reliability and validity of Neurologic Quality of Life (NeuroQOL) item banks that assess quality-of-life (QOL) domains not typically included in poststroke measures...
  22. pmc Patient-reported outcomes in a phase iii study of everolimus versus placebo in patients with metastatic carcinoma of the kidney that has progressed on vascular endothelial growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy
    Jennifer L Beaumont
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 710 N Lake Shore Drive, Room 713, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Oncologist 16:632-40. 2011
    ..A phase III, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma. The focus of this paper is to evaluate the patient-reported outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint Patient-centered outcomes after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Matthew Zapf
    Department of Surgery, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, 2650 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:4491-8. 2013
    ..Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the second most common general surgical operation performed in the United States, yet little has been reported on patient-centered outcomes...
  24. pmc Emotion assessment using the NIH Toolbox
    John M Salsman
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Neurology 80:S76-86. 2013
    ..Norming activities led to further refinement of the battery, thus enhancing the robustness of emotional health measurement for researchers using the NIH Toolbox...
  25. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in lung cancer: the validity and cross-cultural applicability of the Functional Assessment Of Cancer Therapy-Lung scale
    Zeeshan Butt
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, 1001 University Place, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 19:389-420, viii. 2005
    ..This article discusses quality of life in lung cancer: the validity and cross-cultural applicability of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Lung scale...
  26. doi request reprint Single-incision surgery has higher cost with equivalent pain and quality-of-life scores compared with multiple-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective randomized blinded comparison
    Dennis Leung
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:702-8. 2012
    ..We report a prospective randomized single-blinded trial with a cost analysis of single-incision (SI) to multi-incision (MI) laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  27. doi request reprint Increased quality of life among hepatocellular carcinoma patients treated with radioembolization, compared with chemoembolization
    Riad Salem
    Department of Radiology, Division of Interventional Oncology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:1358-1365.e1. 2013
    ..We performed a health-related QoL study in patients with HCC treated by transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) or (90)Y radioembolization...
  28. doi request reprint Validity of the FACT Hepatobiliary (FACT-Hep) questionnaire for assessing disease-related symptoms and health-related quality of life in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer
    David Cella
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 720 N Lake Shore Drive, 7th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:1105-12. 2013
    ..Evaluate reliability and validity of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Hepatobiliary (FACT-Hep) questionnaire and its derivative FACT Hepatobiliary Symptom Indexes (FHSI-18 and FHSI-8) in people with metastatic pancreatic cancer...
  29. ncbi request reprint Chronic anemia and fatigue in elderly patients: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover exploratory study with epoetin alfa
    Parag Agnihotri
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Mercy Medical Group, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1557-65. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of epoetin alfa treatment on hemoglobin (Hb), fatigue, quality of life (QOL), and mobility in elderly patients with chronic anemia...
  30. ncbi request reprint Illness severity and depression in multiple sclerosis
    Zeeshan Butt
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1504; author reply 1504-5. 2004