David Rice

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma in a patient with unusual involvement of the rib and intercostal lymph nodes
    Lucian R Chirieac
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1488-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Preoperative chemoradiotherapy prior to esophagectomy in elderly patients is not associated with increased morbidity
    David C Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:391-7; discussionn 391-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after extrapleural pneumonectomy and intensity-modulated radiation therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma
    David C Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1685-92; discussion 1692-3. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for uniform definitions of surgical techniques for malignant pleural mesothelioma: a consensus report of the international association for the study of lung cancer international staging committee and the international mesothelioma interest
    David Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 6:1304-12. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Surgical therapy of mesothelioma
    David Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 189:97-125. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Dose-dependent pulmonary toxicity after postoperative intensity-modulated radiotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma
    David C Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:350-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Extended surgical staging for potentially resectable malignant pleural mesothelioma
    David C Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1988-92; discussion 1992-3. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Seat belt-related chondrosternal disruption with lung herniation
    David Rice
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1950-1. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration for staging of malignant pleural mesothelioma
    David C Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:862-8; discussion 868-9. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Recurrent bronchogenic cyst causing recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy
    David C Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030 4009, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:561-3. 2002

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma in a patient with unusual involvement of the rib and intercostal lymph nodes
    Lucian R Chirieac
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1488-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Preoperative chemoradiotherapy prior to esophagectomy in elderly patients is not associated with increased morbidity
    David C Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:391-7; discussionn 391-7. 2005
    ..Preoperative chemotherapy and radiation therapy are often administered to patients with esophageal cancer. Despite an aging population, little data exist regarding feasibility of preoperative therapy in elderly patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after extrapleural pneumonectomy and intensity-modulated radiation therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma
    David C Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1685-92; discussion 1692-3. 2007
    ..To improve local control, we have used intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) as it allows better dose distribution to regions at risk of recurrence as well as reduced radiation to surrounding organs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for uniform definitions of surgical techniques for malignant pleural mesothelioma: a consensus report of the international association for the study of lung cancer international staging committee and the international mesothelioma interest
    David Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 6:1304-12. 2011
    ..We explored mesothelioma surgeons' concepts of P/D with the aim of unifying surgical nomenclature...
  5. doi request reprint Surgical therapy of mesothelioma
    David Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 189:97-125. 2011
    ..If cytoreductive surgery does have a beneficial effect on long-term survival, it will most likely be realized in patients with epithelioid tumors without nodal metastases...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dose-dependent pulmonary toxicity after postoperative intensity-modulated radiotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma
    David C Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:350-7. 2007
    ..To determine the incidence of fatal pulmonary events after extrapleural pneumonectomy and hemithoracic intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for malignant pleural mesothelioma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Extended surgical staging for potentially resectable malignant pleural mesothelioma
    David C Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1988-92; discussion 1992-3. 2005
    ..We evaluated the role of extended surgical staging procedures, which generally includes a combination of laparoscopy, peritoneal lavage, and mediastinoscopy, to more precisely stage patients with MPM...
  8. ncbi request reprint Seat belt-related chondrosternal disruption with lung herniation
    David Rice
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1950-1. 2002
    ..The patient underwent surgical repair with polytetrafluoroethylene chest wall reconstruction. Postoperative recovery was complicated by respiratory insufficiency due to underlying pulmonary contusion and multiple rib fractures...
  9. doi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration for staging of malignant pleural mesothelioma
    David C Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:862-8; discussion 868-9. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint Recurrent bronchogenic cyst causing recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy
    David C Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030 4009, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:561-3. 2002
    ..Recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy is an unusual complication of bronchogenic cysts. This case highlights the need for complete excision of these cysts and the lack of efficacy of cyst aspiration...
  11. ncbi request reprint The risk of second primary tumors after resection of stage I nonsmall cell lung cancer
    David Rice
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1001-7; discussion 1007-8. 2003
    ..The overall effect of SPLC on survival after resection of stage I NSCLC is unknown. Here we report the incidence, management, and outcome of SPLC in a large prospective cohort of patients who underwent careful follow-up...
  12. ncbi request reprint Utility of PET, CT, and EUS to identify pathologic responders in esophageal cancer
    Stephen G Swisher
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1152-60; discussion 1152-60. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of induction chemotherapy and preoperative chemoradiotherapy on operative morbidity and mortality in patients with locoregional adenocarcinoma of the stomach or gastroesophageal junction
    Kazumasa Fujitani
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 444, P.O. Box 301402, Houston, TX 77230-1402, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1305-11. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Omental reinforcement of the thoracic esophagogastric anastomosis: an analysis of leak and reintervention rates in patients undergoing planned and salvage esophagectomy
    Boris Sepesi
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:1146-50. 2012
    ..An uncontained thoracic anastomotic leak may cause severe morbidity or mortality. Thoracic transposition of an omental flap along with the gastric conduit may decrease leak incidence, severity, or need for reoperations after esophagectomy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Promising early local control of malignant pleural mesothelioma following postoperative intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) to the chest
    Anesa Ahamad
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Section of Thoracic Molecular Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer J 9:476-84. 2003
    ..We report how these geometric/dosimetric constraints were overcome by exploiting intensity-modulated radiotherapy in the first cohort patient...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of induction chemotherapy and preoperative chemoradiotherapy on operative morbidity and mortality in patients with locoregional adenocarcinoma of the stomach or gastroesophageal junction
    Kazumasa Fujitani
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2010-7. 2007
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Salvage esophagectomy after failed definitive chemoradiation for esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Jenifer L Marks
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4008, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:1126-32; discussion 1132-3. 2012
    ..Previous reports of salvage esophagectomy in patients with recurrent adenocarcinoma after definitive CRT are limited by small numbers and high morbidity and mortality rates...
  18. ncbi request reprint Irinotecan/cisplatin followed by 5-FU/paclitaxel/radiotherapy and surgery in esophageal cancer
    Jaffer A Ajani
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 17:20-2. 2003
    ..Our preliminary data suggest that the proportion of patients with significant pathologic response can be increased by using the three-step strategy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intensity-modulated radiation therapy for mesothelioma: impact of multileaf collimator leaf width and pencil beam size on planning quality and delivery efficiency
    X Ronald Zhu
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:1525-34. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Failure patterns correlate with the proportion of residual carcinoma after preoperative chemoradiotherapy for carcinoma of the esophagus
    Pooja R Rohatgi
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 104:1349-55. 2005
    ..The current study was conducted to test the hypothesis that patterns of failure are correlated with the degree of residual carcinoma after preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) in patients with esophageal carcinoma...
  21. doi request reprint Diaphragmatic hernia after esophagectomy in 440 patients with long-term follow-up
    Dhakshina Moorthy Ganeshan
    Department of Radiology, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1138-45. 2013
    ..In this study we aim to describe the frequency, predictors of incidence, and indications for repair...
  22. doi request reprint Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery for esophageal adenocarcinoma: significance of microscopically positive circumferential radial margins
    John A Harvin
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:412-20. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the frequency and significance of a close (<1 mm) or involved CRM in patients undergoing esophagectomy after CRT...
  23. ncbi request reprint Use of aprotinin in extrapleural pneumonectomy: effect on hemostasis and incidence of complications
    Faisal Bakaeen
    The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:982-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of aprotinin on blood loss in extrapleural pneumonectomy and to identify potential treatment-related complications...
  24. pmc Treatment outcomes of resected esophageal cancer
    Wayne Hofstetter
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 236:376-84; discussion 384-5. 2002
    ..To assess the evolution of treatment and outcome for resected esophageal cancer at a single institution...
  25. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound after preoperative chemoradiation can help identify patients who benefit maximally after surgical esophageal resection
    Banke Agarwal
    Department of GI Medicine and Nutrition, Medical Oncology and Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1258-66. 2004
    ..Based on these data, we reevaluated the role of EUS in identifying patients who maximally benefit from surgical esophageal resection after preoperative chemoXRT...
  26. doi request reprint Association of age and survival in patients with gastroesophageal cancer undergoing surgery with or without preoperative therapy
    Fadi Braiteh
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 115:4450-8. 2009
    ..For this study, the authors explored their institution's large surgical experience to examine the impact of age on long-term patient survival and surgical complications...
  27. doi request reprint Histologic assessment and prognostic factors of malignant pleural mesothelioma treated with extrapleural pneumonectomy
    Andrea V Arrossi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 130:754-64. 2008
    ..Our study confirms that in many cases, final histopathologic typing of MPM is influenced by complete surgical resection and that initial biopsy should be carefully weighed in the treatment stratification...
  28. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative hyperthermic intrathoracic chemotherapy for pleural extension of pseudomyxoma peritonei
    Anh Dang
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:265-8. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Treatment planning system evaluation for mesothelioma IMRT
    Craig W Stevens
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Lung Cancer 49:S75-81. 2005
    ..Other treatment planning systems are also IMRT-capable. Treatment plans from several systems were compared to determine the feasibility of using IMRT in a multi-institution trial...
  30. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasonography-identified celiac adenopathy remains a poor prognostic factor despite preoperative chemoradiotherapy in esophageal adenocarcinoma
    S Chris Malaisrie
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:65-72. 2006
    ..We reviewed our experience with preoperative chemoradiotherapy in patients with adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus and pretreatment endoscopic ultrasonography-identified celiac adenopathy...
  31. ncbi request reprint The addition of induction chemotherapy to preoperative, concurrent chemoradiotherapy improves tumor response in patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma
    S Chris Malaisrie
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 107:967-74. 2006
    ..In this study, the authors evaluated the efficacy of CCRT compared with traditional concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CRT)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Characterization of pathologic complete response after preoperative chemoradiotherapy in carcinoma of the esophagus and outcome after pathologic complete response
    Pooja Rohatgi
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 104:2365-72. 2005
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Pathologic T0N1 esophageal cancer after neoadjuvant therapy and surgery: an orphan status
    Min P Kim
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:884-90; discussion 890-1. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that these patients would have similar survival to patients with incomplete response to therapy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Elevated PDGFRB gene copy number gain is prognostic for improved survival outcomes in resected malignant pleural mesothelioma
    Anne S Tsao
    Department of Thoracic and Head and Neck Medical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Electronic address
    Ann Diagn Pathol 18:140-5. 2014
    ..09-0.72], P=.0096) and improved overall survival (HR 0.32 [95% CI 0.11-0.89], P=.029). PDGFRB CNG >40% of MPM tumor cells is a potential prognostic biomarker for surgery and may identify a unique population of mesothelioma patients. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint Resection of advanced thoracic malignancies requiring cardiopulmonary bypass
    Ara A Vaporciyan
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77025, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:47-52. 2002
    ..Our results were examined to assess the risks and benefits of such radical therapy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pedicle muscle flaps in intrathoracic cancer resection: imaging appearance and evolution
    Gregory W Gladish
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Room 3B 4622, Box 0371, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Radiographics 27:975-87. 2007
    ..Although CT is the modality most often used for follow-up imaging, PET or MR imaging may be helpful in cases in which the CT findings are questionable...
  37. doi request reprint A possible association between aprotinin and improved survival after radical surgery for mesothelioma
    Peter H Norman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Unit 409, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer 115:833-41. 2009
    ..In this prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial, the authors investigated whether aprotinin decreased blood loss in patients who underwent this operation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Proposed modification of nodal status in AJCC esophageal cancer staging system
    Wayne Hofstetter
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:365-73; discussion 374-5. 2007
    ..Recent reports suggest that the number of lymph nodes involved is also an important factor. We reviewed our esophageal experience to propose an improved nodal staging system...
  39. ncbi request reprint Comparison between established and the Worldwide Esophageal Cancer Collaboration staging systems
    Puja Gaur
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1797-1803, 1804.e1-3; discussion 1803-4. 2010
    ..We used a single institution experience to validate the hypothesis that the WECC system more accurately predicts survival in GEJA patients than both the American Joint Commission on Cancer 6th edition esophageal and gastric systems...
  40. doi request reprint Improved long-term outcome with chemoradiotherapy strategies in esophageal cancer
    Stephen G Swisher
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:892-8; discussion 898-9. 2010
    ..We therefore reviewed sequential phase II/III trials performed at a single institution to assess the impact of preoperative chemotherapy versus preoperative C/RT strategies...
  41. pmc Oral Campylobacter species involved in extraoral abscess: a report of three cases
    Xiang Y Han
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 84, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2513-5. 2005
    ..The C. curvus cases are likely the first reported infections by this organism, and the C. rectus case represents the second such reported extraoral infection...
  42. pmc Proposed revision of the esophageal cancer staging system to accommodate pathologic response (pP) following preoperative chemoradiation (CRT)
    Stephen G Swisher
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 241:810-7; discussion 817-20. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of pathologic response following preoperative chemoradiation (CRT) on the AJCC esophageal cancer staging system...
  43. doi request reprint Trimodality therapy without a platinum compound for localized carcinoma of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction
    Jaffer A Ajani
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 116:1656-63. 2010
    ..It was hypothesized that chemoradiotherapy with fluoropyrimidine, taxane, and camptothecin would have preserved or improved efficacy with no compromise in safety...
  44. ncbi request reprint 2-Fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography imaging is predictive of pathologic response and survival after preoperative chemoradiation in patients with esophageal carcinoma
    Stephen G Swisher
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 101:1776-85. 2004
    ..Preliminary reports suggest that FDG-PET may be predictive of the response of esophageal carcinoma patients to preoperative CRT...
  45. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with atrial fibrillation after noncardiac thoracic surgery: analysis of 2588 patients
    Ara A Vaporciyan
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 445, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:779-86. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors associated with the onset of atrial fibrillation after thoracic surgery to allow more targeted interventions in patients with the highest risk...
  46. ncbi request reprint Histologic subtypes as determinants of outcome in esophageal carcinoma patients with pathologic complete response after preoperative chemoradiotherapy
    Pooja R Rohatgi
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 106:552-8. 2006
    ..The current study tested the hypothesis that the clinical outcome of patients with localized esophageal carcinoma after preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CTRT) depends on histology...
  47. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical stage, therapy response, and patient outcome between squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus
    Pooja R Rohatgi
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    Int J Gastrointest Cancer 36:69-76. 2005
    ..To analyze the differences in clinical stage, pathologic response to chemoradiotherapy, patterns of failure, and overall survival (OS) between patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and adenocarcinoma (ACA) of the esophagus...
  48. ncbi request reprint Emergency surgery for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms with acute presentation
    Scott A LeMaire
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:1171-8. 2002
    ..We evaluated the results of surgery in a large contemporary series of patients with acute presentation at a tertiary referral center with a special interest and experience in aortic surgery...
  49. ncbi request reprint Supplementary prognostic variables for pleural mesothelioma: a report from the IASLC staging committee
    Harvey I Pass
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York Statistics Department, Cancer Research and Biostatistics, Seattle, Washington Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Sydney, Strathfield Private Hospital Campus, Sydney, Australia Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista, Torino, Italy Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas Thoracic Surgery, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, United Kingdom Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Thoracic Oncology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium and Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
    J Thorac Oncol 9:856-64. 2014
    ..This report analyzes prognostic variables in a surgical population, which are supplementary to previously published CORE variables (stage, histology, sex, age, and type of procedure)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of persistent pulmonary thromboembolism
    Bernhard Riedel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20:616-9. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Integrated computed tomography-positron emission tomography in patients with potentially resectable malignant pleural mesothelioma: Staging implications
    Jeremy J Erasmus
    Departments of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1364-70. 2005
    ..We evaluate the use of integrated computed tomography-positron emission tomography in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma who are being considered for extrapleural pneumonectomy...
  52. doi request reprint Superior sulcus tumors with vertebral body involvement: a multimodality approach
    William D Bolton
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1379-87. 2009
    ..We have previously documented a 2-year survival of 54% in patients treated with a multimodality approach. This work builds on our previous experience and examines the long-term outcomes...
  53. doi request reprint Impact of tumor length on long-term survival of pT1 esophageal adenocarcinoma
    William D Bolton
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:831-6. 2009
    ..The impact of esophageal tumor length on pT1 esophageal adenocarcinoma has not been well evaluated...
  54. pmc Abnormalities of the TITF-1 lineage-specific oncogene in NSCLC: implications in lung cancer pathogenesis and prognosis
    Ximing Tang
    Departmentsof Thoracic Head and Neck Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 17:2434-43. 2011
    ..The thyroid transcription factor 1 (TITF-1) gene functions as a lineage survival gene abnormally expressed in a significant fraction of non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC), in particular lung adenocarcinomas...
  55. doi request reprint Outcomes after surgical resection of cardiac sarcoma in the multimodality treatment era
    Faisal G Bakaeen
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1454-60. 2009
    ..Primary cardiac sarcomas are rare tumors carrying poor prognosis. Resection remains the primary therapy. Especially in recent years, chemotherapy and radiation have been used adjunctively...
  56. pmc Cardiac autotransplantation for malignant or complex primary left-heart tumors
    Shanda H Blackmon
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 35:296-300. 2008
    ..The mean survival for all patients with sarcoma is 22 months.Cardiac autotransplantation enables complete resection and accurate reconstruction in many primary malignant and complex benign left-heart tumors...
  57. doi request reprint Esophageal tumor length is independently associated with long-term survival
    Sai Yendamuri
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 115:508-16. 2009
    ..To the authors' knowledge the impact of esophageal tumor length on long-term outcome and the esophageal cancer staging system has not been fully evaluated in the current era...
  58. pmc Intrathoracic leaks following esophagectomy are no longer associated with increased mortality
    Linda W Martin
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    Ann Surg 242:392-9; discussion 399-402. 2005
    ..Assess outcomes following intrathoracic leaks after esophagectomy from 1970 to 2004 to evaluate the impact of evolving surgical and perioperative techniques on leak-associated mortality (LAM)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Propensity-matched analysis of three techniques for intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomosis
    Shanda H Blackmon
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1805-13; discussion 1813. 2007
    ..We evaluated our experience with this novel technique in intrathoracic anastomoses and compared the outcome with circular-stapled or hand-sewn techniques...
  60. ncbi request reprint The evolution of treatment outcomes for resected stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer over 16 years at a single institution
    Linda W Martin
    Departments of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1601-10. 2005
    ..To determine which treatment factors are associated with improved survival, we evaluated outcomes for these patients at our institution over a 16-year period...
  61. ncbi request reprint Long-segment, supercharged, pedicled jejunal flap for total esophageal reconstruction
    Anthony J Ascioti
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1391-8. 2005
    ..Few reports describe this technique in patients with cancer. We report our initial experience with "supercharged" pedicled jejunum as an alternative conduit for total esophageal reconstruction...
  62. doi request reprint Failure patterns relative to radiation treatment fields for stage II-IV thymoma
    Andreas Rimner
    Departments of Radiation Oncology, Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Oncology, Pathology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York Departments of Radiation Oncology and Thoracic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas and Department of Radiation Oncology, Mt Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York
    J Thorac Oncol 9:403-9. 2014
    ..Here we report the failure patterns in stage II-IV thymoma after RT at two tertiary referral centers, classified according to the new International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group definitions...
  63. pmc Complications, consequences, and practice patterns of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration: Results of the AQuIRE registry
    George A Eapen
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
    Chest 143:1044-53. 2013
    ..The primary objective of this study was to quantify the incidence of and risk factors for complications in patients undergoing EBUS-TBNA...
  64. ncbi request reprint Sarcomatoid carcinoma of the lung: a predictor of poor prognosis
    Linda W Martin
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:973-80. 2007
    ..Although believed to be associated with poor prognosis, its effect on survival and recurrence has not been well defined. Our goal was to determine the prognostic significance of SARC histology in patients undergoing pulmonary resection...
  65. ncbi request reprint Comparison of limited surgery and three-dimensional conformal radiation in high-risk patients with stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Sai Yendamuri
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 2:1022-8. 2007
    ..In this study, we retrospectively compared the outcome of patients treated with wedge resection or three-dimensional (3-D) conformal radiation therapy, the most common treatment modalities used for such high-risk patients...
  66. pmc Autotransplantation for central non-small-cell lung cancer in a patient with poor pulmonary function
    Michael J Reardon
    Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Texas, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 31:360-2. 2004
    ..Cephalad advancement and autotransplantation of the lower lobe were then accomplished. These procedures allowed enough mobilization for direct bronchial and arterial reconstruction...
  67. doi request reprint Resection of pulmonary and extrapulmonary sarcomatous metastases is associated with long-term survival
    Shanda H Blackmon
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:877-84; discussion 884-5. 2009
    ..We, therefore, reviewed our experience with resection of pulmonary metastases in patients who had documented extrapulmonary metastases to determine long-term outcome...
  68. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of aspiration and pulmonary complications after lung resection in head and neck cancer patients
    Luis J Herrera
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1982-7; discussion 1987-8. 2006
    ..The risk of pulmonary complications after lung resection has not been evaluated in HNC patients. We therefore reviewed the risk of aspiration-related pulmonary complications in HNC patients after pulmonary resection...
  69. doi request reprint Non-small cell lung cancer resection in lymphoma patients
    Min P Kim
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:210-6. 2010
    ..It is unknown if these patients are at higher risk of dying from pulmonary resection due to lymphoma or if they have reasonable long-term survival...
  70. ncbi request reprint Locally recurrent esophageal carcinoma: when is re-resection indicated?
    Paul H Schipper
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1001-5; discussion 1005-6. 2005
    ..Limited locally recurrent esophageal carcinoma is rare, and little is known regarding effectiveness of re-resection...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cranial epigastric perforator flap: a rat model of a true perforator flap
    Geoffrey G Hallock
    Division of Plastic Surgery, The Lehigh Valley Hospitals, Allentown, PA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 50:393-7. 2003
    ..The dissection itself can be somewhat tedious, but it became easier with experience, making this an excellent training model for learning proper technique in the elevation of any true perforator flap...
  72. ncbi request reprint Venous "supercharging" augments survival of the delayed rat TRAM flap
    Kazufumi Sano
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 51:398-402. 2003
    ..Venous supercharging can be accomplished by inclusion of the ipsilateral dominant deep vein, and should be a consideration in the clinical planning of delay maneuvers and for treatment of the compromised TRAM flap...
  73. ncbi request reprint On "Management of significant venous discrepancy with microvascular venous coupler" (J Reconstr Microsurgery 2003;19:377-380)
    Geoffrey G Hallock
    J Reconstr Microsurg 20:59. 2004
  74. ncbi request reprint Comparison of TRAM and DIEP flap physiology in a rat model
    Geoffrey G Hallock
    Division of Plastic Surgery and the Advanced Clinical Technologies Department, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1179-84. 2004
    ..183). In summary, relative flow to these rat ventral abdomen models was directly proportional to the number of retained musculocutaneous perforators, but a single perforator only could routinely allow near-total survival...
  75. ncbi request reprint The relative importance of the deep and superficial vascular systems for delay of the transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap as demonstrated in a rat model
    Kazufumi Sano
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1052-7; discussion 1058-9. 2002
    ..This would allow the other vascular system to be retained intact for later potential salvage maneuvers as needed...
  76. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of venous supercharging of the deep inferior epigastric perforator flap in a rat model
    Geoffrey G Hallock
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Advanced Clinical Technologies, The Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:551-5; discussion 556. 2005
    ..On an empiric basis, their salvage has been accomplished by augmenting venous drainage through alternative outflow tracts. The validity of this clinical maneuver can now best be tested in a rat DIEP flap model...
  77. ncbi request reprint A vertical midline scar is a 'high-risk' factor for maximum survival of the rat TRAM flap
    Kazufumi Sano
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 51:403-8. 2003
    ..These findings corroborate the clinical observation that only a unilateral TRAM flap would be reliable in the presence of a vertical midline abdominal scar...
  78. ncbi request reprint Venous interruption is unnecessary to achieve an adequate delay in the rat TRAM flap model
    Kazufumi Sano
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:300-5. 2003
    ..102). The clinical implication is that arterial division is critical for TRAM flap delay and that arbitrary venous interruption is unnecessary...