N N Baxter

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant radiation for rectal cancer: do we measure up to the standard of care? An epidemiologic analysis of trends over 25 years in the United States
    N N Baxter
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:9-15. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of rectal cancer after prostate radiation: a population-based study
    Nancy N Baxter
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Gastroenterology 128:819-24. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Trends in the treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast
    Nancy N Baxter
    Division of Surgical Oncology and School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:443-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of preoperative radiation for rectal cancer on subsequent lymph node evaluation: a population-based analysis
    Nancy N Baxter
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:426-31. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Lymph node evaluation in colorectal cancer patients: a population-based study
    Nancy N Baxter
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:219-25. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in rectal cancer treatment: a population-based analysis
    Arden M Morris
    Department of Surgery, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Arch Surg 139:151-5; discussion 156. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Population-based analyses of lymph node metastases in colorectal cancer
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, and St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1522-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of a change in Medicare reimbursement policy and HEDIS measures on stage at diagnosis among Medicare HMO and fee-for-service female breast cancer patients
    Elizabeth B Habermann
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Care 45:761-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after open versus laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:317-20. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Managed care enrollment and chronically disabled women with breast cancer
    Elizabeth B Habermann
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, MMC 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:514-20. 2008

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant radiation for rectal cancer: do we measure up to the standard of care? An epidemiologic analysis of trends over 25 years in the United States
    N N Baxter
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:9-15. 2005
    ..In the United States, adjuvant radiation therapy is currently recommended for most patients with rectal cancer. We conducted this population-based study to evaluate the rate of radiation therapy and the factors affecting its delivery...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of rectal cancer after prostate radiation: a population-based study
    Nancy N Baxter
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Gastroenterology 128:819-24. 2005
    ..Radiation therapy for prostate cancer has been associated with an increased rate of pelvic malignancies, particularly bladder cancer. The association between radiation therapy and colorectal cancer has not been established...
  3. ncbi request reprint Trends in the treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast
    Nancy N Baxter
    Division of Surgical Oncology and School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:443-8. 2004
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the use of surgery and radiation therapy in treating DCIS...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of preoperative radiation for rectal cancer on subsequent lymph node evaluation: a population-based analysis
    Nancy N Baxter
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:426-31. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of preoperative radiotherapy (RT) on the accuracy of lymph node staging (LNS). Preoperative RT is a well-established component of rectal cancer treatment but its impact on LNS is unknown...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lymph node evaluation in colorectal cancer patients: a population-based study
    Nancy N Baxter
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:219-25. 2005
    ..We used data from the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program to determine the proportion of colorectal cancer patients in the United States who receive adequate lymph node evaluation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in rectal cancer treatment: a population-based analysis
    Arden M Morris
    Department of Surgery, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Arch Surg 139:151-5; discussion 156. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Population-based analyses of lymph node metastases in colorectal cancer
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, and St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1522-7. 2006
    ..We used data from the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry to better understand the underlying risk of lymph node metastases and factors that influence this risk in a population-based fashion...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of a change in Medicare reimbursement policy and HEDIS measures on stage at diagnosis among Medicare HMO and fee-for-service female breast cancer patients
    Elizabeth B Habermann
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Care 45:761-6. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after open versus laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:317-20. 2006
    ..001). In conclusion, LGB is associated with significantly lower mean hospital stay and with reduced morbidity and mortality as compared with OGB...
  10. ncbi request reprint Managed care enrollment and chronically disabled women with breast cancer
    Elizabeth B Habermann
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, MMC 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:514-20. 2008
    ..To assess whether managed care enrollment or healthcare utilization level among women enrolled in Medicare because of disability affects stage at diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer...
  11. pmc A matter of race: early-versus late-stage cancer diagnosis
    Beth A Virnig
    Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:160-8. 2009
    ..These differences cannot be explained by screening behavior or risk factors; they point instead to the need for broad-based strategies to remedy racial inequality in cancer survival...
  12. ncbi request reprint Trends in the incidence of invasive and in situ vulvar carcinoma
    Patricia L Judson
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1018-22. 2006
    ..To characterize the incidence of vulvar carcinoma in situ and vulvar cancer over time...
  13. ncbi request reprint Are we overtreating some patients with rectal cancer?
    David A Rothenberger
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 18:1789-96; discussion 1796, 1799-804. 2004
    ..Development of new clinical trials to determine whether current practice guidelines are promoting overtreatment of selected rectal cancer patients is proposed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Primary perineal wound closure after preoperative radiotherapy and abdominoperineal resection has a high incidence of wound failure
    Kelli M Bullard
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:438-43. 2005
    ..Despite its efficacy, preoperative radiation therapy may inhibit healing and contribute to wound complications. This study was designed to evaluate perineal wound complications after abdominoperineal resection...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk of pelvic fractures in older women following pelvic irradiation
    Nancy N Baxter
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    JAMA 294:2587-93. 2005
    ..Pelvic fractures, including hip fractures, are a major source of morbidity and mortality in older women. Although therapeutic pelvic irradiation could increase the risk of such fractures, this effect has not been studied...
  16. ncbi request reprint Inadequacy of lymph node staging in gastric cancer patients: a population-based study
    Nancy N Baxter
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:981-7. 2005
    ..In 1997, examination of at least 15 lymph nodes was recommended for adequate gastric cancer staging. However, the proportion of patients undergoing an adequate lymph node examination (LNE) has not been studied in a population-based manner...
  17. pmc Is the increasing rate of local excision for stage I rectal cancer in the United States justified?: a nationwide cohort study from the National Cancer Database
    Y Nancy You
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Surg 245:726-33. 2007
    ..Determine rates of local excision (LE) over time, and test the hypothesis that LE carries increased oncologic risks but reduced perioperative morbidity when compared with standard resection (SR)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Crohn's colitis: the incidence of dysplasia and adenocarcinoma in surgical patients
    Justin A Maykel
    Department of Surgery, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:950-7. 2006
    ..In addition, we sought to identify risk factors associated with the development of dysplasia and carcinoma...
  19. ncbi request reprint Surgical therapy for anorectal melanoma
    Kelli M Bullard
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:206-11. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to review our results in patients who underwent wide local excision or radical surgery (abdominoperineal resection [APR]) for localized anorectal melanoma...
  20. ncbi request reprint Colon and rectal complications after heart and lung transplantation
    Hilary J Goldberg
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:55-61. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the incidence and severity of colorectal complications among a large cohort of heart and lung transplant recipients...
  21. ncbi request reprint The status of radical proctectomy and sphincter-sparing surgery in the United States
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1119-27; discussion 1126-7. 2007
    ..The rate of sphincter-sparing surgery with reestablishment of intestinal continuity in the general population of the United Stares is unknown...
  22. ncbi request reprint The utility of pudendal nerve terminal motor latencies in idiopathic incontinence
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:852-7. 2006
    ..We sought to clarify the relationship of pudendal nerve terminal motor latency to sphincter pressure and level of continence in a cohort of patients with intact anal sphincters and normal pelvic floor anatomy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Endorectal ultrasound-directed biopsy: a useful technique to detect local recurrence of rectal cancer
    Jeffrey J Morken
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Int J Colorectal Dis 21:258-64. 2006
    ..This study assesses the value of endorectal ultrasound (ERUS)-directed biopsy in detecting local recurrence of rectal cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Increasing prevalence and severity of Clostridium difficile colitis in hospitalized patients in the United States
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Arch Surg 142:624-31; discussion 631. 2007
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Lymph node evaluation in early-stage colon cancer
    Anand Govindarajan
    Division of General Surgery, Keenan Research Centre at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 7:240-6. 2008
    ..Also, it might not improve colon cancer staging above standard pathology, and should be restricted to use in research settings...
  26. ncbi request reprint Stage-specific effect of adjuvant therapy following gastric cancer resection: a population-based analysis of 4,041 patients
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:500-7. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine the impact of adjuvant treatment on overall survival (OS) in the general population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma--a population-based study
    Jensen C C Tan
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:600-8. 2008
    ..Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is associated with poor survival and therapeutic nihilism. To date, there has not been an examination of the surgical management of CCA at a population level...
  28. ncbi request reprint Variations in surgical treatment and outcomes of patients with pancreatic cancer: a population-based study
    Anand Govindarajan
    Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:175-85. 2008
    ..There is ongoing debate on how variations in surgical technique affect outcomes in pancreatic cancer. This population-based study examines current surgical practice and outcomes for cancer of the pancreatic head...
  29. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant therapy for resected gastric cancer--rapid, yet incomplete adoption following results of intergroup 0116 trial
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:1073-80. 2008
    ..This study examined the adoption of adjuvant treatment following the trial results and the factors associated with its use...
  30. ncbi request reprint Increasing negative lymph node count is independently associated with improved long-term survival in stage IIIB and IIIC colon cancer
    Paul M Johnson
    Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 24:3570-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of the number of negative lymph nodes on survival in patients with stage III colon cancer...
  31. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneal sarcoma: a population-based analysis of epidemiology, surgery, and radiotherapy
    Geoffrey A Porter
    Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Cancer 106:1610-6. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the incidence and treatment of RPS, specifically regarding the use of adjuvant radiotherapy...
  32. pmc Postoperative irradiation for rectal cancer increases the risk of small bowel obstruction after surgery
    Nancy N Baxter
    Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg 245:553-9. 2007
    ..To determine the risk of small bowel obstruction (SBO) after irradiation (RT) for rectal cancer..
  33. ncbi request reprint Association versus causation versus quality improvement: setting benchmarks for lymph node evaluation in colon cancer
    Rocco Ricciardi
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:414-5. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Trends in the treatment and outcome of pancreatic cancer in the United States
    Nancy N Baxter
    Division of General Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1320-6. 2007
    ..Although pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death, few studies have evaluated population-based trends in diagnosis, management, and outcome...
  35. pmc Does it matter what a hospital is "high volume" for? Specificity of hospital volume-outcome associations for surgical procedures: analysis of administrative data
    David R Urbach
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, 200 Elizabeth Street, 9EN 236A, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    BMJ 328:737-40. 2004
    ..To determine whether the improved outcome of a surgical procedure in high volume hospitals is specific to the volume of the same procedure...
  36. doi request reprint Volume-outcome relationship for coronary artery bypass grafting in an era of decreasing volume
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Tufts University, 41 Mall Rd, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Arch Surg 143:338-44; discussion 344. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the recent reduction in procedure volume for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) has led to an increase in the in-hospital mortality rate...
  37. ncbi request reprint Organ preservation for rectal cancer
    Nancy N Baxter
    Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 25:1014-20. 2007
    ..The use of adjuvant therapy with local excision, particularly in patients with T2 lesions, has promise but should be considered only as part of a clinical trial...
  38. pmc Equal for whom? Addressing disparities in the Canadian medical system must become a national priority
    Nancy N Baxter
    Department of Surgery and Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 177:1522-3. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint Lymph node counts in colon cancer surgery: lessons for users of quality indicators
    Marko Simunovic
    JAMA 298:2194-5. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the body image after breast cancer questionnaire
    Nancy N Baxter
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada
    Breast J 12:221-32. 2006
    ..The BIBCQ provides a reliable and valid assessment of the long-term impact of breast cancer on body image. It is suitable for use in research focusing on this issue...