Niraj J Gusani

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Quality of life assessment in postoperative patients with upper GI malignancies
    Jane R Schubart
    Department of Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    J Surg Res 163:40-6. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Aggressive surgical management of peritoneal carcinomatosis with low mortality in a high-volume tertiary cancer center
    Niraj J Gusani
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:754-63. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Surgical outcomes of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors in the era of targeted drug therapy
    Mehrdad Nikfarjam
    Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, H070, 500 University Drive, P O Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:2023-31. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Human acellular dermal matrix: an innovative tool for diaphragmatic reconstruction in patients with large intra-abdominal tumors
    Diego Avella
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, PO Box 850, 500 University Dr, H070, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Am J Surg 199:e12-6. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemoperfusion versus systemic chemotherapy alone for colorectal peritoneal carcinomatosis
    Jan Franko
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Cancer 116:3756-62. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Additional organ resection combined with pancreaticoduodenectomy does not increase postoperative morbidity and mortality
    Mehrdad Nikfarjam
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine, H070, 500 University Drive, P O Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:915-21. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Survival outcomes of patients with colorectal liver metastases following hepatic resection or ablation in the era of effective chemotherapy
    Mehrdad Nikfarjam
    Department of Surgery, Program for Liver, Pancreas and Foregut Tumors, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1860-7. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary management of early and locally advanced esophageal cancer
    Jussuf T Kaifi
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 45:391-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint A reduction in delayed gastric emptying by classic pancreaticoduodenectomy with an antecolic gastrojejunal anastomosis and a retrogastric omental patch
    Mehrdad Nikfarjam
    Liver, Pancreas and Foregut Unit, Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1674-82. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Indications and approach to surgical resection of lung metastases
    Jussuf T Kaifi
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    J Surg Oncol 102:187-95. 2010

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Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Quality of life assessment in postoperative patients with upper GI malignancies
    Jane R Schubart
    Department of Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    J Surg Res 163:40-6. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to assess our patients' quality of life (QOL) in order to better understand their survivorship needs and to optimize survivor care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Aggressive surgical management of peritoneal carcinomatosis with low mortality in a high-volume tertiary cancer center
    Niraj J Gusani
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:754-63. 2008
    ..We report our experience performing CS-HIPEC in a high-volume regional perfusion program designed to limit morbidity and mortality...
  3. doi request reprint Surgical outcomes of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors in the era of targeted drug therapy
    Mehrdad Nikfarjam
    Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, H070, 500 University Drive, P O Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:2023-31. 2008
    ..The outcome of patients with surgically treated GISTs treated in the era of targeted drug therapy was assessed and factors associated with adverse outcomes determined...
  4. doi request reprint Human acellular dermal matrix: an innovative tool for diaphragmatic reconstruction in patients with large intra-abdominal tumors
    Diego Avella
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, PO Box 850, 500 University Dr, H070, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Am J Surg 199:e12-6. 2010
    ..Patients presenting with large intra-abdominal tumors often require multivisceral organ resection including partial or complete hemidiaphragm excision to achieve complete gross and microscopic tumor resection...
  5. doi request reprint Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemoperfusion versus systemic chemotherapy alone for colorectal peritoneal carcinomatosis
    Jan Franko
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Cancer 116:3756-62. 2010
    ..Because of a recent substantial improvement in chemotherapy, the authors analyzed treatment options of colorectal carcinomatosis in the current era...
  6. doi request reprint Additional organ resection combined with pancreaticoduodenectomy does not increase postoperative morbidity and mortality
    Mehrdad Nikfarjam
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine, H070, 500 University Drive, P O Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:915-21. 2009
    ..There is, however, a paucity of information regarding the morbidity and mortality of multivisceral resection (MVR) that involves pancreaticoduodenectomy (MVR-PD)...
  7. doi request reprint Survival outcomes of patients with colorectal liver metastases following hepatic resection or ablation in the era of effective chemotherapy
    Mehrdad Nikfarjam
    Department of Surgery, Program for Liver, Pancreas and Foregut Tumors, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1860-7. 2009
    ..Bilobar disease and local extrahepatic extension of cancer appear to be independent prognostic factors for long-term survival...
  8. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary management of early and locally advanced esophageal cancer
    Jussuf T Kaifi
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 45:391-9. 2011
    ..This comprehensive review addresses the multidisciplinary management of early and locally advanced esophageal cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint A reduction in delayed gastric emptying by classic pancreaticoduodenectomy with an antecolic gastrojejunal anastomosis and a retrogastric omental patch
    Mehrdad Nikfarjam
    Liver, Pancreas and Foregut Unit, Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1674-82. 2009
    ..Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) continues to be a major cause of morbidity following pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). A change in the method of reconstruction following PD was instituted in an attempt to reduce the incidence DGE...
  10. ncbi request reprint Indications and approach to surgical resection of lung metastases
    Jussuf T Kaifi
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    J Surg Oncol 102:187-95. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary management of malignant pleural effusion
    Jussuf T Kaifi
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Surg Oncol 105:731-8. 2012
    ..The treatment for each patient should be based on symptoms, general condition, and life expectancy...
  12. pmc Cancer survivorship: a new challenge for surgical and medical oncologists
    Niraj J Gusani
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, H061, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:S456-8. 2009
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Multivisceral resection does not affect morbidity and survival after cytoreductive surgery and chemoperfusion for carcinomatosis from colorectal cancer
    Jan Franko
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 5150 Centre Ave, Rm 414, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3065-72. 2008
    ..This procedure commonly involves multivisceral resection (MVR) with potentially high morbidity. We analyzed the effect of MVR on the outcome after CS-HIPEC...
  14. doi request reprint Lymphoepithelial cysts of the pancreas. Can preoperative imaging distinguish this benign lesion from malignant or pre-malignant cystic pancreatic lesions?
    Srinivas Kavuturu
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    JOP 14:250-5. 2013
    ..Since the first description of lymphoepithelial cysts in 1985, 109 cases have been reported in the literature. We describe 6 cases of this rare tumor, the preoperative imaging results, and a review the literature...
  15. pmc Combined pancreaticoduodenectomy and extended right hemicolectomy: outcomes and indications
    Eric T Kimchi
    Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine Hershey, PA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 11:559-64. 2009
    ..Information regarding the indications and outcomes of this procedure is limited...
  16. pmc Diagnosis and management of retroperitoneal ancient schwannomas
    Haroon A Choudry
    Department of Surgery, University Hospitals, Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 7:12. 2009
    ..They generally reach large proportions before producing symptoms due to mass effect. We describe three cases of retroperitoneal ancient schwannomas and discuss the diagnosis and management of these tumors...
  17. doi request reprint Perioperative outcomes of pancreaticoduodenectomy compared to total pancreatectomy for neoplasia
    Neil H Bhayani
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine Program for Liver, Pancreas, and Foregut Tumors, Penn State Cancer Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, 500 University Drive, H070, Hershey, PA, 17033 0850, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:549-54. 2014
    ..However, TP is a more extensive procedure with guaranteed endocrine and exocrine insufficiency. Previous studies conflict on the net benefit of TP...
  18. pmc Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) recurrence following surgery: review of the clinical utility of imatinib treatment
    Isabelle Deshaies
    Program for Liver, Pancreas and Foregut Tumors, Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 6:453-8. 2010
    ..It is also difficult to determine the exact place of surgery in metastatic or recurrent GIST patients in the IM era. A multidisciplinary approach is, therefore, mandatory to offer GIST patients the best treatment available...
  19. doi request reprint Impact of genetic targets on cancer therapy: hepatocellular cancer
    Osama Hamed
    Department of Surgery, Milton S Hershey Medical Center Program of Liver, Pancreas, and Foregut Tumors, Penn State College of Medicine, Mail Code H070, 500 University Derive, 850, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 779:67-90. 2013
    ..These emerging therapies may guide the development of more effective treatments or possibly a cure for HCC...
  20. doi request reprint New pharmacological developments in the treatment of hepatocellular cancer
    Niraj J Gusani
    Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    Drugs 69:2533-40. 2009
    ..Although the survival benefit demonstrated by sorafenib is moderate, molecular targeted therapy has brought new hope in the management of HCC...
  21. doi request reprint Scientific impact of Association for Academic Surgery and Society of University Surgeons plenary session abstracts increases in the era of the Academic Surgical Congress from 2006 to 2010
    Jussuf T Kaifi
    Department of Surgery, Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Surg Res 182:6-10. 2013
    ..Plenary session abstracts from the separate AAS and SUS meetings from 2002 to 2004 had previously revealed no significant difference in the scientific impact of published manuscripts...
  22. doi request reprint Reduction of surgical site infections by use of pulsatile lavage irrigation after prolonged intra-abdominal surgical procedures
    Mehrdad Nikfarjam
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    Am J Surg 198:381-6. 2009
    ..This was a retrospective review (June 2007 to May 2008) from a surgical unit at a tertiary care center...
  23. ncbi request reprint Treatment of unresectable cholangiocarcinoma with gemcitabine-based transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE): a single-institution experience
    Niraj J Gusani
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:129-37. 2008
    ..We report our experience treating cholangiocarcinoma with TACE using chemotherapeutic regimens based on the well-tolerated drug gemcitabine...
  24. ncbi request reprint Measuring surgical quality: a national clinical registry versus administrative claims data
    Laura M Enomoto
    Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:1416-22. 2014
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Combined right nephrectomy and pancreaticoduodenectomy. Indications and outcomes
    Mehrdad Nikfarjam
    Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    JOP 9:449-55. 2008
    ..Nephrectomy and pancreaticoduodenctomy are operations often performed for the treatment of malignancy. However, the combination of both procedures is rarely reported...
  26. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid of the extra-hepatic bile duct: a case report with long-term follow-up and review of literature
    Niraj J Gusani
    Department of Surgery, Liver Pancreas Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am Surg 74:87-90. 2008
    ..Complete excision with clear margins seems to provide the best chance of obtaining long-term survival and cure...