M K Ferguson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of perceived frailty on surgeons' estimates of surgical risk
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:210-6. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Training in minimally invasive lobectomy: thoracoscopic versus robotic approaches
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1885-92. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Prediction of major cardiovascular events after lung resection using a modified scoring system
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1135-40. 2014
  4. pmc Diffusing capacity predicts long-term survival after lung resection for cancer
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:e81-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Validation of a modified scoring system for cardiovascular risk associated with major lung resection
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:598-602. 2012
  6. pmc Proteomic characterization of non-small cell lung cancer in a comprehensive translational thoracic oncology database
    Mosmi Surati
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 924 E 57 St, Chicago, IL 60637
    J Clin Bioinforma 1:1-11. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Diffusing capacity predicts morbidity after lung resection in patients without obstructive lung disease
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1158-64; discussion 1164-5. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Estimating lung resection risk: a pilot study of trainee and practicing surgeons
    Mark K Ferguson
    Section of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1037-42; discussion 1042-3. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Pulmonary complications after lung resection in the absence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the predictive role of diffusing capacity
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:1297-302. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Prediction of major pulmonary complications after esophagectomy
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1494-1500; discussion 1500-1. 2011

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of perceived frailty on surgeons' estimates of surgical risk
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:210-6. 2014
    ..Physicians are only moderately accurate in estimating surgical risk based on clinical vignettes. We assessed the impact of perceived frailty by measuring the influence of a short video of a standardized patient on surgical risk estimates...
  2. ncbi request reprint Training in minimally invasive lobectomy: thoracoscopic versus robotic approaches
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1885-92. 2014
    ..Skills required for thoracoscopic and robotic operations likely differ. The needs and abilities of trainees learning these approaches require assessment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prediction of major cardiovascular events after lung resection using a modified scoring system
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1135-40. 2014
    ..We evaluated the utility of a revised scoring system (thoracic revised cardiac risk index; ThRCRI) in identifying patients at increased risk for major cardiovascular complications...
  4. pmc Diffusing capacity predicts long-term survival after lung resection for cancer
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:e81-6. 2012
    ..Diffusing capacity (DLCO) is a predictor of complications after resection for lung cancer. We sought to determine whether DLCO is also prognostic for long-term survival after lung resection for cancer...
  5. doi request reprint Validation of a modified scoring system for cardiovascular risk associated with major lung resection
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:598-602. 2012
    ..We explored the accuracy of this modified scoring system in predicting cardiovascular morbidity after major lung resection...
  6. pmc Proteomic characterization of non-small cell lung cancer in a comprehensive translational thoracic oncology database
    Mosmi Surati
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 924 E 57 St, Chicago, IL 60637
    J Clin Bioinforma 1:1-11. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Diffusing capacity predicts morbidity after lung resection in patients without obstructive lung disease
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1158-64; discussion 1164-5. 2008
    ..We evaluated the potential utility of measuring DLCO for assessment of operative risk in lung resection patients with normal spirometry...
  8. doi request reprint Estimating lung resection risk: a pilot study of trainee and practicing surgeons
    Mark K Ferguson
    Section of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1037-42; discussion 1042-3. 2010
    ..Most surgeons believe that experience-based risk estimates for major lung resection are reliable. Elements that influence such estimates are poorly understood...
  9. doi request reprint Pulmonary complications after lung resection in the absence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the predictive role of diffusing capacity
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:1297-302. 2009
    ..We determined whether diffusing capacity is predictive of pulmonary complications after lung resection in patients with normal spirometric results...
  10. doi request reprint Prediction of major pulmonary complications after esophagectomy
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1494-1500; discussion 1500-1. 2011
    ..Pulmonary complications are the most frequent morbid event after esophagectomy. Understanding factors that are associated with pulmonary complications may help in patient selection and postoperative management...
  11. ncbi request reprint The rationale for developing scoring systems for clinical practice
    Mark K Ferguson
    Section of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Avenue MC 5035, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 17:343-51. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC5035, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:981. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Modeling major lung resection outcomes using classification trees and multiple imputation techniques
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:1085-9. 2008
    ..Deletion of cases with missing data also results in loss of precision. The current study analyzes incomplete variables as potential predictors of outcomes after major lung resection using imputation techniques...
  14. doi request reprint Assessment of a scoring system for predicting complications after esophagectomy
    M K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Dis Esophagus 24:510-5. 2011
    ..This scoring system may assist in patient selection for esophagectomy and in providing appropriate resources for postoperative management of higher risk patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Optimal management when unsuspected N2 nodal disease is identified during thoracotomy for lung cancer: cost-effectiveness analysis
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1935-42. 2003
    ..Whether to proceed with lung resection when N2 nodal disease is identified at the time of thoracotomy for lung cancer is controversial. A decision analysis model was developed to address this question...
  16. doi request reprint Quality of life and mood in older patients after major lung resection
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1007-12; discussion 1012-3. 2009
    ..We studied the associations among quality of life, mood, clinical factors, and age after major lung resection...
  17. ncbi request reprint Preoperative assessment of pulmonary risk
    M K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Chest 115:58S-63S. 1999
    ..A summary of current modalities for and the utility of preoperative assessment of pulmonary risk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessment of operative risk for pneumonectomy
    M K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Chest Surg Clin N Am 9:339-51. 1999
    ..The guidelines for evaluation are only suggestions, however, and the assessment of individual patients must be tailored to their specific needs according to the judgment of the treating physician...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sex-associated differences in survival of patients undergoing resection for lung cancer
    M K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:245-9; discussion 249-50. 2000
    ..The increasing incidence of lung cancer among women prompted us to assess whether sex-associated differences exist in the presentation and survival of patients who undergo major lung resection for lung cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Does pneumonectomy for lung cancer adversely influence long-term survival?
    M K Ferguson
    Departments of Surgery and Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 119:440-8. 2000
    ..The increased operative mortality associated with pneumonectomy has stimulated the use of lung-sparing operations such as sleeve lobectomy. Whether pneumonectomy adversely affects long-term outcome after lung resection is unknown...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome after resection for bronchial carcinoid tumors
    M K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 18:156-61. 2000
    ..We sought to determine the long-term survival of patients treated for bronchial carcinoid tumors and whether lesser resections have had an effect on outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preoperative prediction of the risk of pulmonary complications after esophagectomy for cancer
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:661-9. 2002
    ..Pulmonary complication is a frequent morbid event after esophagectomy for cancer. Its prediction may help select patients for preoperative rehabilitation...
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparison of three scoring systems for predicting complications after major lung resection
    Mark K Ferguson
    Section of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Avenue MC5035, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:35-42. 2003
    ..Although complications occur frequently after major lung resection, current predictive models are not entirely satisfactory. We devised a new predictive scoring system and compared it to two existing systems...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sleeve lobectomy or pneumonectomy: optimal management strategy using decision analysis techniques
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1782-8. 2003
    ..The choice between sleeve lobectomy and pneumonectomy is controversial for patients with early-stage lung cancer and who have acceptable lung function...
  25. doi request reprint Complete Barrett's eradication endoscopic mucosal resection: an effective treatment modality for high-grade dysplasia and intramucosal carcinoma--an American single-center experience
    Jennifer Chennat
    Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, CERT Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637 1463, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:2684-92. 2009
    ..We report our single tertiary referral center's long-term clinical experience using this modality in HGD/IMC management...
  26. ncbi request reprint Induction therapy does not increase surgical morbidity after esophagectomy for cancer
    Frank C F Lin
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1783-9. 2004
    ..A complete pathological response after induction therapy for esophageal cancer offers survival benefits, but induction therapy may increase the risk of postoperative complications and mortality...
  27. ncbi request reprint Phase I study of vinorelbine, cisplatin, and concomitant thoracic radiation in the treatment of advanced chest malignancies
    G A Masters
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, IL, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:2157-63. 1998
    ..We conducted a phase I trial to identify the maximum-tolerated dose (MTD) and dose-limiting toxicities (DLTs) of this regimen with concomitant thoracic radiation (RT) in patients with advanced chest malignancies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Is the risk of concomitant invasive esophageal cancer in high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus overestimated?
    Vani J A Konda
    Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:159-64. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to use explicit criteria to determine the true prevalence of invasive adenocarcinoma in reports of patients who had esophagectomy for HGD in BE...
  29. doi request reprint Pathologic response rates following definitive dose image-guided chemoradiotherapy and resection for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer
    D Shumway
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Lung Cancer 74:446-50. 2011
    ..We analyzed consecutively treated stage IIIA/IIIB NSCLC patients undergoing chemoradiotherapy before major lung resection, with particular attention paid to the impact of advanced technologies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Survival outcomes of resected patients who demonstrate a pathologic complete response after neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy for locally advanced esophageal cancer
    Z T Hammoud
    Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Dis Esophagus 19:69-72. 2006
    ..Identification of clinical variables or biomarkers predictive of pCR may therefore optimize treatment strategies of patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer...
  31. ncbi request reprint Lymphatic vessel density is not associated with lymph node metastasis in non-small cell lung carcinoma
    Leonardo Faoro
    Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology Oncology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:1882-8. 2008
    ..Lymphatic metastasis is also an important means of tumor spread. In non-small cell lung carcinoma, the relationship of lymphangiogenesis with lymph node metastasis and, ultimately, patient prognosis is unknown...
  32. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after esophagectomy for Barrett's adenocarcinoma in endoscopically surveyed and nonsurveyed patients
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:29-35; discussion 36. 2002
    ..09 to 8.57; P = 0.034) was the only predictor of survival. Surveillance endoscopy permits early diagnosis of adenocarcinoma in patients with Barrett's esophagus and contributes substantially to long-term survival...
  33. doi request reprint The role of diffusing capacity and exercise tests
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, 5801 S Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 18:9-17, v. 2008
    ..Functional algorithms have been proposed that incorporate all these tests, with the aim to assist in defining the surgical risk...
  34. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy and high dose radiotherapy followed by resection for locally advanced nonsmall cell lung cancers
    Arif Y Shaikh
    Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, Section of Hematology Oncology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:258-63. 2007
    ..For locally advanced but technically operable nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC), neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy is frequently used. Ideal radiotherapy dose in this context is unclear...
  35. pmc Esophageal resection for high-grade dysplasia and intramucosal carcinoma: When and how?
    Vani J A Konda
    Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 16:3786-92. 2010
    ..Esophagectomy is today reserved for more selected cases with submucosal invasion, evidence for lymph node metastasis, or unsuccessful endoscopic therapy...
  36. doi request reprint Changes in patient presentation and outcomes for major lung resection over three decades
    Mark K Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 5035, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:497-501. 2008
    ..We determined how patient preoperative status and outcomes of resection have changed over time to identify opportunities for improving these results...
  37. doi request reprint Endoscopic interventions in Barrett's esophagus: Do the dollars make sense?
    Jennifer Chennat
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics, The University of Chicago Medical Center, 5758 South Maryland Avenue, MC 9028, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 21:145-53. 2011
    ..This article reviews the current literature on the cost analyses of commonly used Barrett endoscopic interventions and summarizes the overall cost-effectiveness of these treatments as compared with surveillance or surgery...
  38. ncbi request reprint Lung carcinoma in African Americans
    Oyewale Abidoye
    Hematology and Oncology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 4:118-29. 2007
    ..This review summarizes the existing body of knowledge regarding lung carcinoma in African Americans and attempts to identify promising areas for future investigation and intervention...
  39. pmc Phase I study of induction chemotherapy and concomitant chemoradiotherapy with irinotecan, carboplatin, and paclitaxel for stage III non-small cell lung cancer
    Nicholas W Choong
    Section of Hematology Oncology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 3:59-67. 2008
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  40. pmc MET, HGF, EGFR, and PXN gene copy number in lung cancer using DNA extracts from FFPE archival samples and prognostic significance
    Rajani Kanteti
    Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology and Oncology University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 28:89-98. 2009
    ..In addition, our data demonstrated that the adenocarcinoma cell lines potentially evolved under ex vivo conditions, and therefore, in genetic studies it is imperative to use primary tumors for generalized conclusions about lung tumors...
  41. pmc Ethnic differences and functional analysis of MET mutations in lung cancer
    Soundararajan Krishnaswamy
    Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:5714-23. 2009
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  42. pmc Paxillin is a target for somatic mutations in lung cancer: implications for cell growth and invasion
    Ramasamy Jagadeeswaran
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Cancer Research Center, University of Chicago Medical Center, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Cancer Res 68:132-42. 2008
    ..A murine in vivo xenograft model of A127T paxillin showed an increase in tumor growth, cell proliferation, and invasion. These results establish an important role for paxillin in lung cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint Retrograde endoscopic-assisted esophageal dilation
    Alexander Langerman
    Section of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center and Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1186-9. 2010
    ..For some patients, identification of the esophageal lumen for antegrade dilation of these strictures can be a challenge, and creation of a false lumen can occur during attempts at dilation...
  44. ncbi request reprint A scoring system predicting the risk for intensive care unit admission for complications after major lung resection: a multicenter analysis
    Alessandro Brunelli
    Umberto First Regional Hospital, Ancona, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:213-8. 2008
    ..We aimed to develop and validate a scoring system to predict intensive care unit (ICU) admission for complications after major lung resection for purposes of optimizing planning of resources for patient care...
  45. ncbi request reprint Strangulation of the reconstructive gastric tube by the azygos arch
    Frank Cheau Feng Lin
    Department of Surgery, Tungs Taichung Metroharbor Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:e8-10. 2006
    ..We recommend dividing the azygos arch routinely during transthoracic or thoracoscopic esophagectomy if the reconstruction graft is to be brought up through the posterior mediastinal route to help avoid this problem...
  46. doi request reprint Broadcast of surgical procedures as a teaching instrument in cardiothoracic surgery
    Robert M Sade
    American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:357-61. 2008
  47. doi request reprint The variability of practice in minimally invasive thoracic surgery for pulmonary resections
    Gaetano Rocco
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, National Cancer Institute, Pascale Foundation, Naples, Italy
    Thorac Surg Clin 18:235-47. 2008
    ....