Harish Lavu

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Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Perioperative surgical care bundle reduces pancreaticoduodenectomy wound infections
    Harish Lavu
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Surg Res 174:215-21. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Reoperative completion pancreatectomy for suspected malignant disease of the pancreas
    Harish Lavu
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary, and Related Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Surg Res 170:89-95. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Margin positive pancreaticoduodenectomy is superior to palliative bypass in locally advanced pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
    Harish Lavu
    Department of Surgery, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1937-46; discussion 1946-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Preoperative mechanical bowel preparation does not offer a benefit for patients who undergo pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Harish Lavu
    Department of Surgery, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Surgery 148:278-84. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Preoperative imaging for resectable periampullary cancer: clinicopathologic implications of reported radiographic findings
    Zhi Ven Fong
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1098-106. 2013
  6. doi request reprint A dual-institution randomized controlled trial of remnant closure after distal pancreatectomy: does the addition of a falciform patch and fibrin glue improve outcomes?
    Timothy I Carter
    Department of Surgery and the Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:102-9. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Splenic vein thrombosis is associated with an increase in pancreas-specific complications and reduced survival in patients undergoing distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic exocrine cancer
    Nishi Dedania
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, JeffersonPancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1392-8. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Defining treatment and outcomes of hepaticojejunostomy failure following pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Richard A Burkhart
    Department of Surgery, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:451-60. 2013
  9. doi request reprint A progressive postresection walking program significantly improves fatigue and health-related quality of life in pancreas and periampullary cancer patients
    Theresa P Yeo
    Jefferson School of Nursing, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:463-75; discussion 475-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Non-neoplastic epithelial cysts of the pancreas: a rare, benign entity
    M Mura Assifi
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 1025 Walnut Street, Suite 605, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:523-31. 2014

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Perioperative surgical care bundle reduces pancreaticoduodenectomy wound infections
    Harish Lavu
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Surg Res 174:215-21. 2012
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  2. ncbi request reprint Reoperative completion pancreatectomy for suspected malignant disease of the pancreas
    Harish Lavu
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary, and Related Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Surg Res 170:89-95. 2011
    ..In this study, we document our institution's experience with CP for recurrent malignant disease of the pancreas, describing indications for surgery, procedures performed, and patient outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint Margin positive pancreaticoduodenectomy is superior to palliative bypass in locally advanced pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
    Harish Lavu
    Department of Surgery, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1937-46; discussion 1946-7. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Preoperative mechanical bowel preparation does not offer a benefit for patients who undergo pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Harish Lavu
    Department of Surgery, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Surgery 148:278-84. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether MBP offers an advantage to patients who undergo PD...
  5. doi request reprint Preoperative imaging for resectable periampullary cancer: clinicopathologic implications of reported radiographic findings
    Zhi Ven Fong
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1098-106. 2013
    ..High-resolution, multiphase, computed tomography (CT) is a standard preoperative test prior to pancreatectomy, yet the clinical significance of routinely reported findings remains unknown...
  6. doi request reprint A dual-institution randomized controlled trial of remnant closure after distal pancreatectomy: does the addition of a falciform patch and fibrin glue improve outcomes?
    Timothy I Carter
    Department of Surgery and the Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:102-9. 2013
    ..A retrospective analysis by Iannitti et al. (J Am Coll Surg 203(6):857-864, 2006) detected a decreased leak rate in patients receiving a traditional closure buttressed with an autologous falciform ligament patch and fibrin glue...
  7. ncbi request reprint Splenic vein thrombosis is associated with an increase in pancreas-specific complications and reduced survival in patients undergoing distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic exocrine cancer
    Nishi Dedania
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, JeffersonPancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1392-8. 2013
    ..This paper was presented as a poster at the 53rd annual meeting of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract and at the 46th annual meeting of the Pancreas Club, San Diego, CA, May 2012...
  8. doi request reprint Defining treatment and outcomes of hepaticojejunostomy failure following pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Richard A Burkhart
    Department of Surgery, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:451-60. 2013
    ..Hepatogastroenterology 50:254-257, 12)...
  9. doi request reprint A progressive postresection walking program significantly improves fatigue and health-related quality of life in pancreas and periampullary cancer patients
    Theresa P Yeo
    Jefferson School of Nursing, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:463-75; discussion 475-7. 2012
    ..Fatigue is the most commonly reported symptom in all cancer patients. Exercise has been found to effectively decrease fatigue levels and improve physical functioning in cancer patients...
  10. doi request reprint Non-neoplastic epithelial cysts of the pancreas: a rare, benign entity
    M Mura Assifi
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 1025 Walnut Street, Suite 605, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:523-31. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to review a single institution's experience with these benign cystic lesions of the pancreas...
  11. doi request reprint Tumor recurrence is independent of pancreatic fistula in patients after pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
    M Mura Assifi
    Department of Surgery and the Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
    J Am Coll Surg 217:621-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine if a relationship exists between PF and tumor recurrence (both peritoneal and local) in patients after PD for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma...
  12. doi request reprint Does type of pancreaticojejunostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy decrease rate of pancreatic fistula? A randomized, prospective, dual-institution trial
    Adam C Berger
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:738-47; discussion 747-9. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that a duct to mucosa pancreaticojejunostomy would reduce the PF rate...
  13. doi request reprint Extended follow-up and outcomes of patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy for nonmalignant disease
    Nicholas Thomas Orfanidis
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Thomas Jefferson University, 132 South 10th Street, Main Building, Suite 480, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:80-7; discussion 87-8. 2012
    ..Due to improved surgical outcomes and increased detection of pancreatic lesions, the resection of nonmalignant and indeterminate lesions of the pancreas has increased...
  14. pmc The novel triad of dorsal agenesis of the pancreas with concurrent pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and nonalcoholic chronic calcific pancreatitis: a case series and review of the literature
    David W Rittenhouse
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1643-9. 2011
    ..Dorsal agenesis of the pancreas (DAP) is a rare congenital anomaly, with only 44 cases having been reported in the English literature since 1966...
  15. doi request reprint Does resident experience affect outcomes in complex abdominal surgery? Pancreaticoduodenectomy as an example
    Daniel M Relles
    Department of Surgery at the Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, 1015 Walnut St Suite 620, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:279-85; discussion 285. 2014
    ..For complex abdominal operations such as pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD), the influence of provider and hospital volume on surgical outcomes has been described. The impact of resident experience is less well understood...
  16. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative pancreatoscopy: a valuable tool for pancreatic surgeons?
    Michael J Pucci
    The Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, 1015 Walnut Street, 620 Curtis Building, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:1100-7. 2014
    ..The selective use of intraoperative fiberoptic endoscopy to evaluate the pancreatic duct appears to help to enable the surgeon to better perform the appropriate resection and optimal treatment. ..
  17. doi request reprint Acinar cell cystadenoma of the pancreas: report of three cases and literature review
    Andrea M Wolf
    Department of Surgery, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, 1025 Walnut St, College Building Room 605, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1322-6. 2013
    ..Acinar cell cystadenoma (ACC) of the pancreas was first described as a distinct pancreatic cystic neoplasm in 2002...
  18. doi request reprint Sarcoid-reaction mimicking metastatic malignant hepatopancreatobiliary tumors: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Zhi Ven Fong
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:1245-50. 2012
    ..Its pathologic hallmark is the presence of systemic non-caseating granulomas; however, a variation of this disease known as "sarcoid-like reaction" has been described in patients with underlying cancer...
  19. doi request reprint Pancreaticoduodenectomy and its variants
    Andrea M Wolf
    Department of Surgery, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    Cancer J 18:555-61. 2012
    ..Multiple advancements in recent years, including those presented below, have helped to significantly reduce the operative mortality associated with PD...
  20. doi request reprint Giant splenic artery pseudoaneurysm
    Ross Frederick Goldberg
    Department of Surgery, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, 1025 Walnut Street, College Bldg, Suite 605, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1063-6. 2011
    ..We document the successful operative management of one of the largest splenic artery pseudoaneurysms (18 cm) ever reported as well as review the world literature on the subject...
  21. pmc Serum monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in pancreatic cancer
    Jennifer Sullivan
    Department of Surgery and Jefferson Pancreatic, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Oncol 2011:518394. 2011
    ..Conclusion. MCP-1 is a promising biomarker in pancreatic cancer. The potential of using MCP-1 to distinguish PDA from IPMN patients must be studied in larger populations to validate and demonstrate its eventual clinical utility...