James S Tomlinson

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of staging node-negative pancreas cancer: a potential quality measure
    James S Tomlinson
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Surg 142:767-723; discussion 773-4. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Readmissions following pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreas cancer: a population-based appraisal
    Irina Yermilov
    Department of Surgery, Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:554-61. 2009
  3. pmc Invasive intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm versus sporadic pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a stage-matched comparison of outcomes
    Nabil Wasif
    John Wayne Cancer Institute at St John s Health Center, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Cancer 116:3369-77. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Utilization of parenteral nutrition following pancreaticoduodenectomy: is routine jejunostomy tube placement warranted?
    Irina Yermilov
    Department of Surgery, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1582-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Quality of care in advanced ovarian cancer: the importance of provider specialty
    Cheryl Mercado
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 117:18-22. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Prognostic score predicting survival after resection of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: analysis of 3851 patients
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Surg 247:490-500. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of pancreatic cancer care at Veterans Administration compared with non-Veterans Administration hospitals
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 675 N St Clair St, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg 194:588-93. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Application of the pancreatic adenocarcinoma staging system to pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:558-63. 2007
  9. pmc Impact of tumor grade on prognosis in pancreatic cancer: should we include grade in AJCC staging?
    Nabil Wasif
    John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2312-20. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Downstaging chemotherapy and alteration in the classic computed tomography/magnetic resonance imaging signs of vascular involvement in patients with pancreaticobiliary malignant tumors: influence on patient selection for surgery
    Timothy R Donahue
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    Arch Surg 146:836-43. 2011

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of staging node-negative pancreas cancer: a potential quality measure
    James S Tomlinson
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Surg 142:767-723; discussion 773-4. 2007
    ..To determine the optimal number of lymph nodes to examine for accurate staging of node-negative pancreatic adenocarcinoma after pancreaticoduodenectomy...
  2. doi request reprint Readmissions following pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreas cancer: a population-based appraisal
    Irina Yermilov
    Department of Surgery, Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:554-61. 2009
    ..Fifty-nine percent of patients were readmitted within 1 year after pancreaticoduodenectomy and 47% were readmitted to a secondary hospital...
  3. pmc Invasive intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm versus sporadic pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a stage-matched comparison of outcomes
    Nabil Wasif
    John Wayne Cancer Institute at St John s Health Center, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Cancer 116:3369-77. 2010
    ..The authors compared survival and identify prognostic factors after resection for invasive IPMN versus stage-matched PAC...
  4. doi request reprint Utilization of parenteral nutrition following pancreaticoduodenectomy: is routine jejunostomy tube placement warranted?
    Irina Yermilov
    Department of Surgery, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1582-8. 2009
    ..This study analyzes the utilization of parenteral nutrition (TPN) during the surgical admission as evidence for or against routine jejunostomy placement...
  5. doi request reprint Quality of care in advanced ovarian cancer: the importance of provider specialty
    Cheryl Mercado
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 117:18-22. 2010
    ..We examined whether surgeon specialty impacts quality of life (as proxied by presence of ostomy) and overall survival for women with advanced ovarian cancer...
  6. doi request reprint Prognostic score predicting survival after resection of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: analysis of 3851 patients
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Surg 247:490-500. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to identify factors predicting survival after pancreatectomy for PNETs and to establish a postresection prognostic score...
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of pancreatic cancer care at Veterans Administration compared with non-Veterans Administration hospitals
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 675 N St Clair St, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg 194:588-93. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine treatment utilization and outcomes for localized pancreatic cancer at VA compared with non-VA hospitals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Application of the pancreatic adenocarcinoma staging system to pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:558-63. 2007
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the feasibility of applying the AJCC pancreatic adenocarcinoma staging system to PNETs...
  9. pmc Impact of tumor grade on prognosis in pancreatic cancer: should we include grade in AJCC staging?
    Nabil Wasif
    John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2312-20. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that tumor grade might be responsible for some of this variation and that the addition of grade to current AJCC staging would provide improved prognostication...
  10. doi request reprint Downstaging chemotherapy and alteration in the classic computed tomography/magnetic resonance imaging signs of vascular involvement in patients with pancreaticobiliary malignant tumors: influence on patient selection for surgery
    Timothy R Donahue
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    Arch Surg 146:836-43. 2011
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  11. doi request reprint Survival after resection of ampullary carcinoma: a national population-based study
    Jessica B O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, CHS, Rm 72 215, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1820-7. 2008
    ..Our objective was to complete a population-based analysis of patients undergoing resection for ampullary carcinoma and compare it with outcomes in the published literature...
  12. doi request reprint Are 12 nodes needed to accurately stage T1 and T2 colon cancers?
    Melinda A Maggard
    Department of Surgery, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:640-7. 2009
    ..For T1 tumors, 4 nodes had 24% lower hazard of death compared to <4. For T2 tumors, 10 nodes had the biggest survival impact, 15% lower hazard of death. In conclusion, the number of nodes to stage T1 and T2 lesions may be <12...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of adjuvant radiation on survival: a note of caution when using cancer registry data to evaluate adjuvant treatments
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:3321-7. 2007
    ..Our objective is to evaluate the potential impact the absence of adjuvant chemotherapy data has on the estimated survival benefit attributed to adjuvant radiation therapy...
  14. doi request reprint Trends, patterns, and outcomes in the management of malignant colonic polyps in the general population of the United States
    Nabil Wasif
    John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Cancer 117:931-7. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to analyze trends and patterns in the surgical treatment of MPs and to assess outcomes as measured by lymph node retrieval and patient survival...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathologic features and treatment trends of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: analysis of 9,821 patients
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 675 N St Clair, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1460-7; discussion 1467-9. 2007
    ..There are disparities in the utilization of pancreatectomy for PNETs. As PNETs have a better prognosis than adenocarcinoma, concerns regarding the morbidity and mortality of pancreatic surgery and neoplasms should not preclude resection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Multimodality therapy for pancreatic cancer in the U.S. : utilization, outcomes, and the effect of hospital volume
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Cancer 110:1227-34. 2007
    ..The purpose of the current study was to evaluate multimodality therapy utilization and outcomes relative to hospital type and volume...
  17. pmc Targeting CEA in Pancreas Cancer Xenografts with a Mutated scFv-Fc Antibody Fragment
    Mark D Girgis
    Department of Surgery, UCLA, 10833 LeConte Ave, Rm 54 140, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    EJNMMI Res 1:24. 2011
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  18. doi request reprint Perioperative antibiotics for surgical site infection in pancreaticoduodenectomy: Does the SCIP-approved regimen provide adequate coverage?
    Graham W Donald
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA Electronic address
    Surgery 154:190-6. 2013
    ..However, there may be a subset of procedures not adequately covered with the use of approved antibiotics. We hypothesized that piperacillin-tazobactam is a more appropriate perioperative antibiotic for pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD)...
  19. pmc An engineered cysteine-modified diabody for imaging activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule (ALCAM)-positive tumors
    Katelyn E McCabe
    Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging, Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Mol Imaging Biol 14:336-47. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to generate and evaluate a positron emission tomography (PET) radiotracer targeting activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule (ALCAM)...
  20. doi request reprint Unexpected readmissions after major cancer surgery: an evaluation of readmissions as a quality-of-care indicator
    Matthew M Rochefort
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Room 54 140 CHS, Box 9511782, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1782, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 21:397-405, viii. 2012
    ..Discharge processes and outpatient healthcare utilization can be improved. Until studies on readmission rate are conducted, using readmission rates as a measure of quality should be pursued cautiously...
  21. doi request reprint Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas: results of 114 cases
    Timothy R Donahue
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6904, USA
    Pancreas 39:1271-6. 2010
    ..To identify clinical, radiographic, and histopathologic characteristics associated with cancer in cystic pancreatic neoplasms and to evaluate our preoperative diagnostic accuracy to predict cancer in such cysts...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comorbidities play a larger role in predicting health-related quality of life compared to having an ostomy
    Sushma Jain
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Surg 194:774-9; discussion 779. 2007
    ..Previous research suggests an ostomy worsens health-related quality of life (HR-QOL), but comorbidities also can affect HR-QOL...
  23. doi request reprint Evaluation of the guidelines for management of pancreatic branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm
    Raymond S Tang
    Department of Medicine, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 951693, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:815-9; quiz 719. 2008
    ..We aimed to evaluate the surgical characteristics of these guidelines retrospectively in pathologically confirmed cases of BD-IPMN...
  24. ncbi request reprint Validation of a postresection pancreatic adenocarcinoma nomogram for disease-specific survival
    Cristina R Ferrone
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, 1275 York Ave, Box 435, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:7529-35. 2005
    ..A single US institution database was used to test the validity of the pancreatic adenocarcinoma nomogram established at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center...
  25. ncbi request reprint Actual 10-year survival after resection of colorectal liver metastases defines cure
    James S Tomlinson
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:4575-80. 2007
    ..There is now sufficient follow-up on a significant number of patients to address the curative intent of resecting CLM...
  26. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in surgical oncology
    Sierra R Matula
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Cancer Control 16:303-11. 2009
    ..A current focus on quality assessment and improvement in oncology care, specifically in surgical oncology, is aimed toward providing optimal health services that consistently fulfill these elements for cancer patients...
  27. doi request reprint Anti-CA19-9 diabody as a PET imaging probe for pancreas cancer
    Mark D Girgis
    Department of Surgery, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Surg Res 170:169-78. 2011
    ..Our goal was to develop and characterize the anti-CA19-9 diabody fragment and determine its ability to provide antigen specific imaging of pancreas cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cooperative role of E-cadherin and sialyl-Lewis X/A-deficient MUC1 in the passive dissemination of tumor emboli in inflammatory breast carcinoma
    Mary L Alpaugh
    Department of Pathology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, CA 90024, USA
    Oncogene 21:3631-43. 2002
    ..1). Our findings support the cooperative role of E-cadherin and sialyl-Lewis X/A-deficient MUC1 in the passive dissemination of tumor emboli in IBC...
  29. doi request reprint Effect of hospital type and volume on lymph node evaluation for gastric and pancreatic cancer
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Cancer Programs, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arch Surg 143:671-8; discussion 678. 2008
    ....