Syed A Ahmad

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cincinnati
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing readmission after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a multi-institutional study of 1302 patients
    Syed A Ahmad
    Central Pancreas Consortium, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Ann Surg 256:529-37. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Reduced morbidity following cytoreductive surgery and intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemoperfusion
    Syed A Ahmad
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:387-92. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Biology of colorectal liver metastases
    Syed A Ahmad
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Barrett Center for Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Research, 234 Goodman Street, ML 0772, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 12:135-50. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative margin re-resection for colorectal liver metastases
    Curtis J Wray
    Department of Surgery and Radiology, Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 234 Goodman Street NL 0772, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    J Surg Educ 64:150-7. 2007
  5. pmc Factors associated with recidivism following pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Sanjeet S Grewal
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, OH, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:869-75. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Technology for the delivery of hyperthermic intraoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy: a survey of techniques
    Amod A Sarnaik
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Barrett Cancer Center, OH 45219 0772, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 169:75-82. 2007
  7. pmc Neoadjuvant therapy may lead to successful surgical resection and improved survival in patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer
    Rebecca J McClaine
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 234 Goodman Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 12:73-9. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting readmission after pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Callisia N Clarke
    Pancreatic Disease Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 234 Goodman Street, ML 0772, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    Adv Surg 47:99-110. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with insulin and narcotic independence after islet autotransplantation in patients with severe chronic pancreatitis
    Syed A Ahmad
    Pancreatic Disease Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:680-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of bacterial cultures from 28 autologous islet cell transplant solutions
    Curtis J Wray
    Department of Surgery, Pancreatic Disease Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH 45267, USA
    Pancreatology 5:562-9. 2005

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing readmission after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a multi-institutional study of 1302 patients
    Syed A Ahmad
    Central Pancreas Consortium, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Ann Surg 256:529-37. 2012
    ..Despite this progress, early readmission rates after PD have been reported as high as 50%. Few reports have delineated factors associated with readmission after PD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Reduced morbidity following cytoreductive surgery and intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemoperfusion
    Syed A Ahmad
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:387-92. 2004
    ..Recent experience suggests that these outcomes may be improved...
  3. ncbi request reprint Biology of colorectal liver metastases
    Syed A Ahmad
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Barrett Center for Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Research, 234 Goodman Street, ML 0772, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 12:135-50. 2003
    ..Therapy to down-regulate or interrupt the last stages of metastases, proliferation, and angiogenesis and mechanisms to disrupt cell survival signals appear to be the most promising areas of investigation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative margin re-resection for colorectal liver metastases
    Curtis J Wray
    Department of Surgery and Radiology, Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 234 Goodman Street NL 0772, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    J Surg Educ 64:150-7. 2007
    ..Evaluate recurrence and survival in patients who underwent intraoperative margin re-resection for colorectal cancer liver (CRC) metastases...
  5. pmc Factors associated with recidivism following pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Sanjeet S Grewal
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, OH, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:869-75. 2011
    ..This study aimed to retrospectively review our institution's experience of readmission of patients who had undergone Whipple procedure PD...
  6. ncbi request reprint Technology for the delivery of hyperthermic intraoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy: a survey of techniques
    Amod A Sarnaik
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Barrett Cancer Center, OH 45219 0772, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 169:75-82. 2007
    ..Such teams are best suited to provide the highest-quality care to patients with peritoneal surface malignancy...
  7. pmc Neoadjuvant therapy may lead to successful surgical resection and improved survival in patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer
    Rebecca J McClaine
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 234 Goodman Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 12:73-9. 2010
    ..Patients with these tumours may be treated with neoadjuvant therapy in an attempt to improve margin-negative resection rates...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting readmission after pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Callisia N Clarke
    Pancreatic Disease Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 234 Goodman Street, ML 0772, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    Adv Surg 47:99-110. 2013
    ..Efforts to minimize readmissions must be aimed at identifying high-risk patients, addressing patient expectations, establishing patient care plans, and using outpatient resources to address anticipated problems and complications...
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with insulin and narcotic independence after islet autotransplantation in patients with severe chronic pancreatitis
    Syed A Ahmad
    Pancreatic Disease Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:680-7. 2005
    ..Factors that determine success after this operation have not been clearly defined...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of bacterial cultures from 28 autologous islet cell transplant solutions
    Curtis J Wray
    Department of Surgery, Pancreatic Disease Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH 45267, USA
    Pancreatology 5:562-9. 2005
    ..Subsequently, we started culturing autologous islet solutions to determine whether any concordance existed between these cultures and postoperative infectious complications...
  11. ncbi request reprint An algorithm for the accurate identification of benign liver lesions
    Joseph Kim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH 45219, USA
    Am J Surg 187:274-9. 2004
    ..We present our experience using an algorithm for the management of liver masses of suspected benign or uncertain pathology and highlight this approach along with our surgical experience in benign liver lesions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcomes after total pancreatectomy and islet cell autotransplantation in pediatric patients
    Gregory C Wilson
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Pancreatic Disease Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
    Surgery 154:777-83; discussion 783-4. 2013
    ..This study aims to review surgical outcomes of pediatric patients undergoing total pancreatectomy with islet cell autotransplantation (TP/IAT) for the treatment of chronic pancreatitis (CP)...
  13. doi request reprint Analysis of 6,747 pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors for a proposed staging system
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:175-83. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to devise a staging system of relevant prognostic factors to better predict overall survival in PNET...
  14. doi request reprint Predictors of survival in patients with high-grade peritoneal metastases undergoing cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy
    Heather L Van Sweringen
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    Surgery 152:617-24; discussion 624-5. 2012
    ..We examined this subset of patients in an effort to better delineate those factors which contribute to improved survival...
  15. ncbi request reprint Technology of intraperitoneal chemotherapy administration: a survey of techniques with a review of morbidity and mortality
    Amod A Sarnaik
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 12:849-63. 2003
    ..Such controlled studies are critical to defining the best techniques of IPHC administration and the appropriate role for this treatment regimen in patients with peritoneal metastases...
  16. doi request reprint Laparoscopic left pancreatectomy: complication risk score correlates with morbidity and risk for pancreatic fistula
    Sharon M Weber
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, H4 752 Clinical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2825-33. 2009
    ..Surgeons are performing laparoscopic left pancreatectomy (LLP) with increasing frequency; however, determinants of perioperative outcome after LLP are not well defined. We evaluated factors contributing to morbidity after LLP...
  17. doi request reprint Total pancreatectomy and islet cell autotransplantation as a means of treating patients with genetically linked pancreatitis
    Jeffrey M Sutton
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Pancreatic Disease Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    Surgery 148:676-85; discussion 685-6. 2010
    ..Several genetic mutations, specifically, PRSS1, CFTR, and SPINK1, are associated with chronic pancreatitis. Few reports have focused on the benefit of this operation for this subset of patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint VEGF expression predicts survival in patients with peritoneal surface metastases from mucinous adenocarcinoma of the appendix and colon
    Jocelyn M Logan-Collins
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 234 Goodman St, ML 0772, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:738-44. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that angiogenic indices may be prognostic in patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery for mucinous adenocarcinoma of the appendix and colon...
  19. doi request reprint Management of acute post-operative portal venous thrombosis
    Ryan M Thomas
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:570-7. 2010
    ..Portal vein thrombosis can be a devastating, but often overlooked, complication of hepatobiliary procedures. Symptoms of acute portal vein thrombosis range from nondescript abdominal pain to septic shock secondary to mesenteric ischemia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Increased biliary fistulas after liver resection with the harmonic scalpel
    Joseph Kim
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219, USA
    Am Surg 69:815-9. 2003
    ..Its use was also associated with a significant increase in the incidence of postoperative bile leaks, and, therefore, surgeons must be vigilant during liver parenchymal transection when using this device...
  21. doi request reprint Metastases to the pancreas: the experience of a high volume center and a review of the literature
    Mohammed A Alzahrani
    Pancreatic Disease Center, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Surg Oncol 105:156-61. 2012
    ..Metastasis to the pancreas (PM) is uncommon. Several types of cancers were reported to metastasize to the pancreas. Surgery is advocated in selected patients when technically feasible and if the patient can be rendered disease free...
  22. ncbi request reprint Surgery for pancreatic cancer: recent controversies and current practice
    Curtis J Wray
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, The Pancreatic Disease Center, University of Cincinnati, Ohio 45219 0772, USA
    Gastroenterology 128:1626-41. 2005
    ..Such clinical trials are critical for improving outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Fistulojejunostomy for the management of refractory pancreatic fistula
    Rajalakshmi R Nair
    Department of Surgery, The University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45247, USA
    Surgery 142:636-42; discussion 642.e1. 2007
    ..When medical or endoscopic interventions fail to resolve PF, operation remains the only viable treatment option. Unfortunately, operation for the correction of PF is often difficult and associated with significant morbidity...
  24. doi request reprint Adjuvant chemoradiation therapy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: who really benefits?
    Nipun B Merchant
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 6860, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:829-38; discussion 838-41. 2009
    ..The primary aim of this study was to determine if CRT improved survival in patients with resected pancreatic cancer in a large, multiinstitutional cohort of patients...
  25. doi request reprint Quality of life outcomes after isolated limb infusion
    Rebecca J McClaine
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1373-8. 2012
    ..Response rates of 45-53% have been reported in U.S. series. Long-term quality of life outcomes after this procedure have not been described. We hypothesized that ILI is rarely associated with long-term limb morbidity...
  26. ncbi request reprint A phase II study of sequential neoadjuvant gemcitabine and paclitaxel, radiation therapy with cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil and surgery in locally advanced esophageal carcinoma
    Andrew M Lowy
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:555-61. 2006
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of sequential neoadjuvant chemotherapy, chemoradiation, and surgery in patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint Alternatively spliced tissue factor contributes to tumor spread and activation of coagulation in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
    Dusten Unruh
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
    Int J Cancer 134:9-20. 2014
    ..Thus, asTF may comprise a novel therapeutic target to treat PDAC and, possibly, its thrombotic complications. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Validation of the University HealthSystem Consortium administrative dataset: concordance and discordance with patient-level institutional data
    Jeffrey M Sutton
    Cincinnati Research on Outcomes and Safety in Surgery CROSS, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
    J Surg Res 190:484-90. 2014
    ..To address this knowledge gap, we compared the UHC CD-RM with an institutional dataset to determine its validity and accuracy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Syed A Ahmad
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:138-43. 2005
  30. pmc A comparison of pancreaticoduodenectomy and duodenum-preserving head resection for the treatment of chronic pancreatitis
    Rebecca J McClaine
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center Cincinnati, OH, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 11:677-83. 2009
    ..However, DPHR procedures are seldom performed in North America...
  31. ncbi request reprint Total pancreatectomy and autologous islet cell transplantation as a means to treat severe chronic pancreatitis
    Horacio L Rodriguez Rilo
    Pancreatic Disease Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0558, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:978-89. 2003
    ..Pancreatectomy with autologous islet cell transplantation can alleviate pain for patients with chronic pancreatitis and preserve endocrine function...
  32. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer angiogenesis and antiangiogenic therapy
    Curtis J Wray
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH 45219, USA
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 13:631-41. 2004
    ..This review focuses on the molecular and biological mechanisms of colorectal cancer angiogenesis. In addition, this report will evaluate the novel antiangiogenic therapeutic strategies targeting colorectal cancer and hepatic metastases...
  33. doi request reprint Current concepts in the surgical management of pancreatic cancer
    Ryan M Thomas
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0558, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0558, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 19:335-58. 2010
    ..This review discusses the preoperative evaluation of a patient with pancreatic cancer and addresses the surgical management of these patients, with special attention to recent areas of progress and controversy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Forequarter amputation for recurrent breast cancer: a case report and review of the literature
    Michael D Goodman
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219, USA
    J Surg Oncol 92:134-41. 2005
    ..In this report, we describe management of a patient with advanced axillary recurrence treated with forequarter amputation and review the current literature on the use of this operation in breast cancer patients...
  35. pmc Targeting and cytotoxicity of SapC-DOPS nanovesicles in pancreatic cancer
    Zhengtao Chu
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e75507. 2013
    ..This study provides convincing evidence in support of developing a new therapeutic approach to pancreatic cancer. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint Role of angiogenesis in the development and growth of liver metastasis
    Akihiko Takeda
    Department of Cancer Biology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:610-6. 2002
    ..Because colorectal carcinoma is the most common tumor to metastasize to the liver, this disease will serve as a paradigm for the study of angiogenesis in liver metastases...
  37. ncbi request reprint Extraosseous osteosarcoma: response to treatment and long-term outcome
    Syed A Ahmad
    Multidisciplinary Sarcoma Center and Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:521-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate the clinicopathologic features of extraosseous osteosarcoma (EOO), a rare soft tissue form of osteosarcoma, and to examine its response to multimodality therapy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Coexpression of ephrin-Bs and their receptors in colon carcinoma
    Wenbiao Liu
    Department of Cancer Biology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 94:934-9. 2002
    ..In the current study, the authors hypothesized that ephrins may play a role in the growth and development of colon carcinoma and may be expressed differentially in normal and malignant colonic tissues...
  39. ncbi request reprint The role of the microenvironment and intercellular cross-talk in tumor angiogenesis
    Young D Jung
    Department of Cancer Biology, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Semin Cancer Biol 12:105-12. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a randomized trial of extended lymphadenectomy for pancreatic cancer
    Timothy M Pawlik
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Pathology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 140:584-9; discussion 589-91. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Antiangiogenic therapy targeting factors that enhance endothelial cell survival
    Wenbiao Liu
    Departments of Cancer Biology and Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Semin Oncol 29:96-103. 2002
    ..Lastly, pericytes contribute to EC stabilization by cell-cell contact and/or secretion of survival factors, such as vascular endothelial growth factor. Targeting EC survival factors may provide a novel antineoplastic strategy for cancer...
  42. ncbi request reprint Biology of angiogenesis in tumors of the gastrointestinal tract
    Niels Reinmuth
    Department of Cancer Biology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Microsc Res Tech 60:199-207. 2003
    ..A thorough understanding of the role these factors play in the angiogenic process may lead to the development of novel therapeutic antineoplastic strategies...
  43. pmc Neuropilin-1 in human colon cancer: expression, regulation, and role in induction of angiogenesis
    Alexander A Parikh
    Departments of Surgical Oncology and Cancer Biology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Am J Pathol 164:2139-51. 2004
    ..This study also suggests that EGF and mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling pathways play an important role in NRP-1 regulation in colon cancer cells...
  44. ncbi request reprint Blockade of insulin-like growth factor I receptor function inhibits growth and angiogenesis of colon cancer
    Niels Reinmuth
    Departments of Cancer Biology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 8:3259-69. 2002
    ..To elucidate the in vitro and in vivo effects of IGF-IR in human colon cancer growth and angiogenesis, HT29 cells were transfected with a truncated dominant-negative (DN) form of IGF-IR or vector alone...
  45. ncbi request reprint Alphavbeta3 integrin antagonist S247 decreases colon cancer metastasis and angiogenesis and improves survival in mice
    Niels Reinmuth
    Department of Cancer Biology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Cancer Res 63:2079-87. 2003
    ..The use of agents such as integrin antagonists that target multiple cell types involved in angiogenesis may be a more effective method of inhibiting angiogenesis than agents targeting only the endothelial cells...
  46. ncbi request reprint Limitations of radiofrequency ablation in treating liver metastases: a lesson in geometry
    Syed A Ahmad
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:358-9. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Angiogenesis and antiangiogenic therapy of colon cancer liver metastasis
    Oliver Stoeltzing
    Department of Cancer Biology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:722-33. 2003
    ..This review focuses on angiogenesis in colorectal cancer metastasis formation as a target for antiangiogenic therapy, describing the experience from experimental studies and current clinical trials...
  48. ncbi request reprint Angiopoietin-1 inhibits vascular permeability, angiogenesis, and growth of hepatic colon cancer tumors
    Oliver Stoeltzing
    Department of Cancer Biology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer Res 63:3370-7. 2003
    ..Thus, Ang-1 could potentially serve as an antineoplastic or anti-permeability agent for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer...