J R Handy

Summary

Affiliation: The Oregon Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Attributes contributing to superior outcomes in the surgical management of early-stage lung cancer and examples of implementing improvement
    John R Handy
    Thoracic Surgery Program, Thoracic Oncology Program, Providence Cancer Center, Portland, OR 97213, USA
    Cancer J 17:57-62. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Hospital readmission after pulmonary resection: prevalence, patterns, and predisposing characteristics
    J R Handy
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Oregon Clinic, Portland 97213, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:1855-9; discussion 1859-60. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint What happens to patients undergoing lung cancer surgery? Outcomes and quality of life before and after surgery
    John R Handy
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR 97213, USA
    Chest 122:21-30. 2002
  4. doi request reprint What is the inpatient cost of hospital complications or death after lobectomy or pneumonectomy?
    John R Handy
    Providence Cancer Center, Providence Health and Services, Portland, Oregon Oregon Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Oregon Clinic, Portland, Oregon 97213, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:234-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Does video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer provide improved functional outcomes compared with open lobectomy?
    John R Handy
    Providence Cancer Center, Providence Health and Services, Portland, OR 97213, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:451-5. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint MIDCAB: impact of epicardial stabilization upon outcomes
    E C Douville
    The Oregon Clinic and Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 2:41-6. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Sternal preservation: a better way to treat most sternal wound complications after cardiac surgery
    E Charles Douville
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Oregon Clinic PC, Portland, Oregon 97213, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1659-64. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Is obesity a risk factor for mortality in coronary artery bypass surgery?
    Ruyun Jin
    Providence Health System, Portland, Ore, USA
    Circulation 111:3359-65. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Application of robotic-assisted techniques to the surgical evaluation and treatment of the anterior mediastinum
    Michael A Savitt
    Providence St Vincent Heart and Vascular Institute, Portland, Oregon 97225, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:450-5; discussion 455. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery bypass grafting: are risk models developed from on-pump surgery valid for off-pump surgery?
    Yingxing Wu
    Providence Health System, Portland, OR, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:174-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Attributes contributing to superior outcomes in the surgical management of early-stage lung cancer and examples of implementing improvement
    John R Handy
    Thoracic Surgery Program, Thoracic Oncology Program, Providence Cancer Center, Portland, OR 97213, USA
    Cancer J 17:57-62. 2011
    ..Costs of lung cancer surgery operative mortality or complications are discussed. Finally, examples of quantifying and implementing high-quality medical care, especially regarding lung cancer, are reviewed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hospital readmission after pulmonary resection: prevalence, patterns, and predisposing characteristics
    J R Handy
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Oregon Clinic, Portland 97213, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:1855-9; discussion 1859-60. 2001
    ..Our objective was to define the prevalence, patterns, and predisposing characteristics for hospital readmission after pulmonary resection...
  3. ncbi request reprint What happens to patients undergoing lung cancer surgery? Outcomes and quality of life before and after surgery
    John R Handy
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR 97213, USA
    Chest 122:21-30. 2002
    ..To compare baseline preoperative and 6-month postoperative functional health status and quality of life in patients undergoing lung cancer resection...
  4. doi request reprint What is the inpatient cost of hospital complications or death after lobectomy or pneumonectomy?
    John R Handy
    Providence Cancer Center, Providence Health and Services, Portland, Oregon Oregon Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Oregon Clinic, Portland, Oregon 97213, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:234-8. 2011
    ..No information exists evaluating the costs of complications or death after lobectomy or pneumonectomy...
  5. doi request reprint Does video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer provide improved functional outcomes compared with open lobectomy?
    John R Handy
    Providence Cancer Center, Providence Health and Services, Portland, OR 97213, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:451-5. 2010
    ..We evaluated video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) and open (OPEN) lobectomy for lung cancer and impact upon 6-month postoperative (postop) functional health status and quality of life...
  6. ncbi request reprint MIDCAB: impact of epicardial stabilization upon outcomes
    E C Douville
    The Oregon Clinic and Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 2:41-6. 1999
    ..Epicardial mechanical stabilization devices purportedly facilitate left internal mammary artery (LIMA) anastomosis, thereby enhancing patency and outcome...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sternal preservation: a better way to treat most sternal wound complications after cardiac surgery
    E Charles Douville
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Oregon Clinic PC, Portland, Oregon 97213, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1659-64. 2004
    ..Postcardiotomy sternal wound complications remain challenging. The prevailing approach for deep sternal wound infection of debridement and flap coverage without osseous closure makes subsequent reoperation difficult...
  8. ncbi request reprint Is obesity a risk factor for mortality in coronary artery bypass surgery?
    Ruyun Jin
    Providence Health System, Portland, Ore, USA
    Circulation 111:3359-65. 2005
    ..The published articles examining obesity and CABG surgery contain conflicting results about the role of body mass index (BMI) as a risk factor for in-hospital mortality...
  9. ncbi request reprint Application of robotic-assisted techniques to the surgical evaluation and treatment of the anterior mediastinum
    Michael A Savitt
    Providence St Vincent Heart and Vascular Institute, Portland, Oregon 97225, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:450-5; discussion 455. 2005
    ..We report our initial experience with the application of robotic-assisted technologies to the treatment of diseases of the anterior mediastinum...
  10. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery bypass grafting: are risk models developed from on-pump surgery valid for off-pump surgery?
    Yingxing Wu
    Providence Health System, Portland, OR, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:174-8. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to test whether risk models developed from on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting are valid for assessing the risk for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical evaluation of the carbomedics prosthesis: experience at providence health system in Portland
    Kenji Minakata
    Providence Health System, Portland, Oregon 97225, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 11:844-50. 2002
    ..This study details the authors' experience with the CarboMedics bileaflet mechanical prosthesis, and assesses the valve's efficacy in terms of early mortality and long-term morbidity...