David B Stewart

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Single-site laparoscopic colorectal surgery provides similar lengths of hospital stay and similar costs compared with standard laparoscopy: results of a retrospective cohort study
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, P O Box 850, H137, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:774-81. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Is colectomy for fulminant Clostridium difficile colitis life saving? A systematic review
    D B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Colorectal Dis 15:798-804. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Adequate margins for anorectal cancer can be achieved by single-site laparoscopy
    David B Stewart
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 23:316-22. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Rectal cancer and teaching hospitals: hospital teaching status affects use of neoadjuvant radiation and survival for rectal cancer patients
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1156-63. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Predicting recurrence of C. difficile colitis using bacterial virulence factors: binary toxin is the key
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, H137, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:118-24; discussion p.124-5. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Renal transplant status in patients undergoing colorectal surgery: is immunosuppression safer than kidney disease?
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Surgery 152:537-47; discussion 547-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Chemotherapy patients with C. difficile colitis have outcomes similar to immunocompetent C. difficile patients
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colorectal Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:1566-72. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes for consecutive patients undergoing single-site laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, M S Hershey Medical Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 500 University Drive, Mail Code H 137, P O Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:849-56. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Early experience with single-site laparoscopic surgery for complicated ileocolic Crohn's disease at a tertiary-referral center
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, M S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, H137, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:777-82. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Laparoscopic and open abdominoperineal resection for cancer: how patient selection and complications differ by approach
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1928-38. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Single-site laparoscopic colorectal surgery provides similar lengths of hospital stay and similar costs compared with standard laparoscopy: results of a retrospective cohort study
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, P O Box 850, H137, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:774-81. 2014
    ..The present study sought to compare the length of stay (LOS) and hospital costs for elective single-site (SSL) and standard laparoscopic (SDL) colorectal resections performed at a tertiary referral center...
  2. doi request reprint Is colectomy for fulminant Clostridium difficile colitis life saving? A systematic review
    D B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Colorectal Dis 15:798-804. 2013
    ..It is unclear whether colectomy for fulminant Clostridium difficile colitis (FCDC) leads to a improvement in survival compared with continued medical therapy for this moribund population...
  3. doi request reprint Adequate margins for anorectal cancer can be achieved by single-site laparoscopy
    David B Stewart
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 23:316-22. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Rectal cancer and teaching hospitals: hospital teaching status affects use of neoadjuvant radiation and survival for rectal cancer patients
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1156-63. 2013
    ..For rectal cancer, it is unknown how use of radiation, treatment cost, and survival differ based on hospital teaching designation...
  5. doi request reprint Predicting recurrence of C. difficile colitis using bacterial virulence factors: binary toxin is the key
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, H137, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:118-24; discussion p.124-5. 2013
    ..Recurrent Clostridium difficile colitis is common, yet the ability to predict recurrence is poorly developed...
  6. doi request reprint Renal transplant status in patients undergoing colorectal surgery: is immunosuppression safer than kidney disease?
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Surgery 152:537-47; discussion 547-9. 2012
    ..It is unknown how colorectal surgical outcomes in recipients of renal transplants (TXP) compare to the outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  7. doi request reprint Chemotherapy patients with C. difficile colitis have outcomes similar to immunocompetent C. difficile patients
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colorectal Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:1566-72. 2012
    ..Clostridium difficile colitis (CDC) patients receiving chemotherapy for hematologic malignancies are anticipated to have worse outcomes than immunocompetent CDC patients...
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes for consecutive patients undergoing single-site laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, M S Hershey Medical Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 500 University Drive, Mail Code H 137, P O Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:849-56. 2012
    ..Single-site laparoscopy (SSL) represents an innovation whose wider adoption may be limited by technical challenges and a current dearth of outcomes data...
  9. doi request reprint Early experience with single-site laparoscopic surgery for complicated ileocolic Crohn's disease at a tertiary-referral center
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, M S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, H137, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:777-82. 2012
    ..The role of single-site laparoscopy (SSL) for the treatment of ileocolic Crohn's disease complicated by an abscess, a phlegmon, or fistulizing disease has not been thoroughly assessed...
  10. doi request reprint Laparoscopic and open abdominoperineal resection for cancer: how patient selection and complications differ by approach
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1928-38. 2011
    ..Outcomes between laparoscopic (LAPR) and open abdominoperineal resections (OAPR) are poorly described...
  11. doi request reprint Clostridium difficile colitis: factors associated with outcome and assessment of mortality at a national level
    David B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1548-55. 2011
    ..Previous descriptions of Clostridium difficile colitis (CDC) epidemics may overestimate cost and mortality of CDC...
  12. doi request reprint A single nucleotide polymorphism in the STAT5 gene favors colonic as opposed to small-bowel inflammation in Crohn's disease
    Tara M Connelly
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 56:1068-74. 2013
    ..The STAT5 gene is known to influence colonic permeability, mucosal regeneration, and interleukin 2 production, although its role in the distribution of Crohn's disease is unclear...
  13. doi request reprint Mutations in IRGM are associated with more frequent need for surgery in patients with ileocolonic Crohn's disease
    Rishabh Sehgal
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:115-21. 2012
    ..At the time of this study, approximately 80 single-nucleotide polymorphisms within 55 genes had been associated with IBD...
  14. doi request reprint Risk factors for surgical site infections after colorectal resection in diabetic patients
    Rishabh Sehgal
    Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:29-34. 2011
    ..However, there is no clear consensus as to which other risk factors play a significant role. The goal of this study was to identify risk factors associated with SSI in patients with DM undergoing colorectal resection...
  15. doi request reprint Genetic risk profiling and gene signature modeling to predict risk of complications after IPAA
    Rishabh Sehgal
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:239-48. 2012
    ..To date, approximately 83 single nucleotide polymorphisms within 55 genes have been associated with IBD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of incisional hernia after sigmoid colectomy for diverticulitis compared with colon cancer
    Javier S Pogacnik
    Department of Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
    J Am Coll Surg 218:920-8. 2014
    ..The pathophysiology of diverticulitis is poorly understood, but might involve a collagen vascular abnormality that can predispose to incisional hernia...
  17. doi request reprint Mutation in TAGAP is protective of anal sepsis in ileocolic Crohn's disease
    Tara M Connelly
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:1145-52. 2012
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Marital status and colon cancer outcomes in US Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results registries: does marriage affect cancer survival by gender and stage?
    Li Wang
    Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, United States
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:417-22. 2011
    ..Marital status has been associated with outcomes in several cancer sites including breast cancer in the literature, but little is known about colon cancer, the fourth most common cancer in the US...
  19. doi request reprint PPI therapy and albumin are better predictors of recurrent Clostridium difficile colitis than choice of antibiotics
    Alizah Rotramel
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:2267-73. 2012
    ..Recurrent Clostridium difficile colitis (RCDC) is common, but data regarding recurrence rates and predisposing factors are sparse...
  20. doi request reprint Correlation between virulence gene expression and proton pump inhibitors and ambient pH in Clostridium difficile: results of an in vitro study
    David B Stewart
    The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Med Microbiol 62:1517-23. 2013
    ..Non-neutral pH and PPI exposure appear to have an effect on C. difficile, one that has a net effect towards toxin gene expression. ..
  21. doi request reprint Increasing hospital costs for Clostridium difficile colitis: type of hospital matters
    Li Wang
    Department of Public Health Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Surgery 150:727-35. 2011
    ..To assess differences in hospital costs for inpatients with Clostridium difficile (CD) colitis based on hospital size, rural or urban hospital setting, and hospital designation as a teaching institution...
  22. doi request reprint Node yield and node involvement in young colon cancer patients: is there a difference in cancer survival based on age?
    Li Wang
    Department of Public Health Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1355-61. 2010
    ..The effect on cancer-specific survival (CSS) from the number of resected nodes (node yield) and the number of nodes involved with colon cancer has not been studied with respect to age...
  23. doi request reprint Infliximab and/or azathioprine in the treatment of Crohn's disease-like complications after IPAA
    Liam A Haveran
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Penn State Hershey Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:15-20. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness in our hands of infliximab and/or azathioprine/6-mercaptopurine in treating this patient population...