Affiliation: University of Washington
- Outcomes in lung transplantation after previous lung volume reduction surgery in a contemporary cohortLeah Backhus
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash Electronic address
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1678-1683.e1. 2014..The effect of previous LVRS on lung transplant outcomes has been inadequately studied. We report our experience in the largest single institution series of these combined procedures...
- The effect of provider density on lung cancer survival among blacks and whites in the United StatesLeah M Backhus
VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle, Washington, USA
J Thorac Oncol 8:549-53. 2013..We sought to examine the effect of access to care, using density of lung cancer care providers, on lung cancer mortality among blacks and whites in the United States...
- Radiographic evaluation of the patient with lung cancer: surgical implications of imagingLeah Backhus
Surgery Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 42:84-98. 2013..Knowledge of surgical implications of imaging findings can aid both radiologists and surgeons in delivering safe and effective care...
- Lymphovascular invasion as a prognostic indicator in stage I non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysisNathan M Mollberg
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
Ann Thorac Surg 97:965-71. 2014..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate whether the presence of LVI is associated with disease outcome in stage I NSCLC patients...