William A Ross

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and management of periampullary tumors
    William A Ross
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medicine and Nutrition, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 436, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 6:362-70. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Colonic graft-versus-host disease
    William A Ross
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medicine and Nutrition, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 21:64-9. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes in lymphoma patients with obstructive jaundice: a cancer center experience
    William A Ross
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:3271-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening in evolution: Japan and the USA
    William A Ross
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:S49-56. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Endoscopic management of duodenal adenomas in familial adenomatous polyposis--a single-center experience
    Sathya Jaganmohan
    Department of Gastroenterology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 57:732-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Role of endoscopic ultrasonography in evaluation of metastatic lesions to the pancreas: a tertiary cancer center experience
    Muslim Atiq
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pancreas 42:516-23. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Lymphovascular invasion as a tool to further subclassify T1b esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Putao Cen
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer 112:1020-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Combined EUS with FNA and ERCP for the evaluation of patients with obstructive jaundice from presumed pancreatic malignancy
    William A Ross
    Departments of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:461-6. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Self-expanding metal stents for biliary drainage in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer: single-center experience with 79 cases
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, Unit 1466, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:3678-84. 2011
  10. pmc Combined modality therapy of cT2N0M0 esophageal cancer: the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center experience
    Panteleimon Kountourakis
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 117:925-30. 2011

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and management of periampullary tumors
    William A Ross
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medicine and Nutrition, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 436, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 6:362-70. 2004
    ..Improvements in overall prognosis for periampullary tumors will be limited until diagnosis can be established earlier in the course of the disease and adjuvant therapies become more effective...
  2. ncbi request reprint Colonic graft-versus-host disease
    William A Ross
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medicine and Nutrition, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 21:64-9. 2005
    ..Gastrointestinal GVHD frequently involves the colon and complicates management of these seriously ill patients. This review updates the diagnosis and management of colonic GVHD...
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes in lymphoma patients with obstructive jaundice: a cancer center experience
    William A Ross
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:3271-7. 2010
    ..Little information is available to guide clinicians on the optimal approach to managing obstructive jaundice in lymphoma patients...
  4. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening in evolution: Japan and the USA
    William A Ross
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:S49-56. 2010
    ..Until more compelling data becomes available demonstrating the utility of colonoscopy as a primary screening modality, there is little incentive to alter the proven cost-effective approach to CRC screening currently in practice in Japan...
  5. doi request reprint Endoscopic management of duodenal adenomas in familial adenomatous polyposis--a single-center experience
    Sathya Jaganmohan
    Department of Gastroenterology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 57:732-7. 2012
    ..Duodenal lesions (DLS) are common in patients with familial adenomatosis polyposis (FAP), and screening for duodenal adenocarcinoma (DA) is currently recommended. Endoscopic treatment of DLS is controversial...
  6. doi request reprint Role of endoscopic ultrasonography in evaluation of metastatic lesions to the pancreas: a tertiary cancer center experience
    Muslim Atiq
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pancreas 42:516-23. 2013
    ..Data on the yield of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)-guided fine-needle aspiration in detection of these lesions are limited...
  7. doi request reprint Lymphovascular invasion as a tool to further subclassify T1b esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Putao Cen
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer 112:1020-7. 2008
    ..The authors hypothesized that LVI status would subclassify T1b cancers and facilitate new therapeutic strategies...
  8. doi request reprint Combined EUS with FNA and ERCP for the evaluation of patients with obstructive jaundice from presumed pancreatic malignancy
    William A Ross
    Departments of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:461-6. 2008
    ..An EUS-guided FNA (EUS-FNA) and a therapeutic ERCP are frequently required for the evaluation of patients who were seen for an obstructing periampullary lesion...
  9. doi request reprint Self-expanding metal stents for biliary drainage in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer: single-center experience with 79 cases
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, Unit 1466, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:3678-84. 2011
    ..To study pre-operative and peri-operative course and outcome on follow up after pancreaticoduodenenctomy (PD) for resectable pancreatic cancer amongst patients receiving self-expanding metal stents (SEMS)...
  10. pmc Combined modality therapy of cT2N0M0 esophageal cancer: the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center experience
    Panteleimon Kountourakis
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 117:925-30. 2011
    ..This study analyzed the largest series of consecutive cT2N0M0 esophageal cancer patients treated with preoperative chemoradiotherapy...
  11. doi request reprint Preoperative gemcitabine and cisplatin followed by gemcitabine-based chemoradiation for resectable adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head
    Gauri R Varadhachary
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 426, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:3487-95. 2008
    ..We conducted a phase II trial of preoperative gemcitabine and cisplatin chemotherapy in addition to chemoradiation (Gem-Cis-XRT) and pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for patients with stage I/II pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  12. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic biopsy diagnosis of acute gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease: rectosigmoid biopsies are more sensitive than upper gastrointestinal biopsies
    William A Ross
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77380, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:982-9. 2008
    ..The portion of the GI tract with the highest diagnostic yield is a topic of debate. Our aim was to evaluate the sensitivity of simultaneous biopsy of the stomach, duodenum, and rectosigmoid in establishing the diagnosis of GI GVHD...
  13. doi request reprint Rate of bilirubin regression after stenting in malignant biliary obstruction for the initiation of chemotherapy: how soon should we repeat endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography?
    Brian R Weston
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer 112:2417-23. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the rate of regression of bilirubin after stent placement for malignant biliary obstruction...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes of nitinol and stainless steel uncovered metal stents for malignant biliary strictures: is there a difference?
    Brian R Weston
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:1195-200. 2010
    ..Self-expandable metal stents (SEMSs) made from nitinol (N) were developed as a potentially more effective alternative to conventional stainless steel (SS) stents...
  15. pmc Global quantitative assessment of the colorectal polyp burden in familial adenomatous polyposis by using a web-based tool
    Patrick M Lynch
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 77:455-63. 2013
    ..Accurate measures of the total polyp burden in familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) are lacking. Current assessment tools include polyp quantitation in limited-field photographs and qualitative total colorectal polyp burden by video...
  16. doi request reprint Self-expandable metal stents (SEMS) can serve as a bridge to surgery or as a definitive therapy in patients with an advanced stage of cancer: clinical experience of a tertiary cancer center
    Jeffrey H Lee
    Department of Gastroenteroloyg, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 0436, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:3530-6. 2010
    ..Self-expandable metal stents (SEMS) can be used to relieve benign and malignant colorectal obstruction...
  17. doi request reprint Optimum palliation of inoperable hilar cholangiocarcinoma: comparative assessment of the efficacy of plastic and self-expanding metal stents
    Ramu P Raju
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 1466, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1557-64. 2011
    ..Endoscopic retrograde biliary drainage (ERBD) with plastic or self-expanding metal stents (SEMS) is often performed for palliative care for cholangiocarcinoma...
  18. doi request reprint Use of EUS-FNA in diagnosing pancreatic neoplasm without a definitive mass on CT
    Wei Wang
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 78:73-80. 2013
    ..Diagnosis of pancreatic neoplasm is challenging in patients with inconclusive findings on pancreatic multidetector row CT (MDCT)...
  19. doi request reprint EUS-FNA for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: a tertiary cancer center experience
    Muslim Atiq
    Department of Gastroenterology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1466, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 57:791-800. 2012
    ..With this background, we decided to review our experience from a tertiary cancer center with regard to the presentation and clinical features of PNET and the diagnostic utility of EUS-FNA in this scenario...
  20. ncbi request reprint Repeat endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration for solid pancreatic lesions at a tertiary referral center will alter the initial inconclusive result
    Rei Suzuki
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 22:183-7. 2013
    ..We retrospectively evaluated the ability of repeat EUS-FNA at a tertiary referral hospital to obtain a conclusive cytological diagnosis after the initial inconclusive EUS-FNA results at referring facilities...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pancreaticoduodenectomy after placement of endobiliary metal stents
    John T Mullen
    Pancreatic Cancer Study Group Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:1094-104; discussion 1104-5. 2005
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  22. doi request reprint Comparison of the utility of covered metal stents versus uncovered metal stents in the management of malignant biliary strictures inĀ 749 patients
    Jeffrey H Lee
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 78:312-24. 2013
    ..Self-expandable metal stents (SEMSs) are used to relieve malignant biliary obstruction...
  23. doi request reprint Role of ERCP in patients after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Hak N Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 74:817-24. 2011
    ..The role of ERCP in evaluating patients with hepatobiliary dysfunction after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) has not been well-defined...
  24. doi request reprint Pancreatic cystic neoplasm: the role of cyst morphology, cyst fluid analysis, and expectant management
    Kevin K Leung
    Department of Gastroenterology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2818-24. 2009
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  25. ncbi request reprint Multimodality approaches to localized gastric cancer
    Prajnan Das
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas77030, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 8:417-25. 2010
    ..Other recent trials have evaluated the roles of preoperative chemoradiation and adjuvant chemotherapy. Multidisciplinary evaluation plays a crucial role in the management of these patients...
  26. pmc Adenoma detection in patients undergoing a comprehensive colonoscopy screening
    Gottumukkala S Raju
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Med 2:391-402. 2013
    ..4, 1.8). Retrospective study and single endoscopist experience. A comprehensive colonoscopy screening program results in high-quality screening with high detection of adenomas, advanced adenomas, serrated adenomas, and multiple adenomas. ..
  27. doi request reprint Ability of integrated positron emission and computed tomography to detect significant colonic pathology: the experience of a tertiary cancer center
    Brian R Weston
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Unit 1466, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 1402, USA
    Cancer 116:1454-61. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the ability of PET-CT to detect colonic pathology and to determine the significance of ((18)F)2-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose ((18)F-FDG) activity noted incidentally in the colon on PET-CT...
  28. doi request reprint Blinded prospective comparison of the performance of 22-gauge and 25-gauge needles in endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of the pancreas and peri-pancreatic lesions
    Jeffrey H Lee
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd Unit 1433, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:2274-81. 2009
    ..Both 22- and 25-gauge needles are used for endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided fine-needle aspiration (FNA) of lesions, yet limited data exist on whether either offers an advantage over the other in terms of specimen cellularity and quality...
  29. ncbi request reprint Surgical pathology stage by American Joint Commission on Cancer criteria predicts patient survival after preoperative chemoradiation for localized gastric carcinoma
    Pooja R Rohatgi
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 107:1475-82. 2006
    ..Therefore, the authors hypothesized that surgical pathology stage would be a better prognosticator of overall survival (OS) than baseline stage...
  30. pmc Profiling lipoxygenase metabolism in specific steps of colorectal tumorigenesis
    Imad Shureiqi
    Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030 4009, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 3:829-38. 2010
    ..15-LOX-1 inhibited interleukin-1beta expression. This study establishes that reduced 13-HODE levels are a specific alteration in the LOX product profile associated with human colorectal tumorigenesis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Value of endoscopic ultrasound staging in conjunction with the evaluation of lymphovascular invasion in identifying low-risk esophageal carcinoma
    Putao Cen
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 112:503-10. 2008
    ..It was hypothesized that endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) in concert with detailed histopathologic evaluation would identify low-risk cancers for an appropriate but organ-preserving strategy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evolving role of self-expanding metal stents in the treatment of malignant dysphagia and fistulas
    William A Ross
    Department of GI Medicine and Nutrition, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:70-6. 2007
    ..However, usage at MD Anderson has fallen in recent years, despite a greater volume of patients with esophageal cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint Use of expandable metallic biliary stents in resectable pancreatic cancer
    Sanjeev M Wasan
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:2056-61. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy of metal versus plastic stents for biliary strictures in patients with surgically resectable pancreatic cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Intraarterial platelet infusion for patients with intractable gastrointestinal hemorrhage and severe refractory thrombocytopenia
    David C Madoff
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 325, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:393-7. 2004
    ..In both patients, after IA platelet infusion, blood product requirements were immediately reduced, bleeding from the GI tract resolved by clinical and laboratory criteria, and no significant bowel ischemia was seen...