Robert Cg Martin

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Affiliation: University of Louisville
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors determining adequacy of axillary node dissection in breast cancer patients
    Anees B Chagpar
    Departments of Surgery, University of Louisville, Lousiville, KY 40202, USA
    Breast J 13:233-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint A proposed staging system for rectal carcinoid tumors based on an analysis of 4701 patients
    Christine S Landry
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Surgery 144:460-6. 2008
  3. pmc Irreversible electroporation ablation (IRE) of unresectable soft tissue tumors: learning curve evaluation in the first 150 patients treated
    Prejesh Philips
    University of Louisville, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e76260. 2013
  4. pmc Transarterial Chemoembolization of Metastatic Colorectal Carcinoma with Drug-Eluting Beads, Irinotecan (DEBIRI): Multi-Institutional Registry
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 315 East Broadway Rm 311, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Oncol 2009:539795. 2009
  5. pmc Esophageal carcinoma histology affects perioperative morbidity following open esophagogastrectomy
    Charles E Woodall
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Oncol 2008:389394. 2008
  6. pmc Hepatic arterial therapy with drug-eluting beads in the management of metastatic bronchogenic carcinoma to the liver: a multi-institutional registry
    Heba Fouad
    Radiology Department, Kasr Al Aini Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo 11950, Egypt
    J Oncol 2012:292131. 2012
  7. pmc Hepatic arterial therapy with drug-eluting beads in the management of metastatic pancreatic carcinoma to the liver: a multi-institutional registry
    Raffi Kotoyan
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 315 East Broadway, Room 311, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Oncol 2012:168303. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Irreversible electroporation of locally advanced pancreatic head adenocarcinoma
    Robert C G Martin
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1850-6. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Irreversible electroporation in locally advanced pancreatic cancer: potential improved overall survival
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:S443-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Irreversible electroporation therapy in the management of locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:361-9. 2012

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Publications104 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors determining adequacy of axillary node dissection in breast cancer patients
    Anees B Chagpar
    Departments of Surgery, University of Louisville, Lousiville, KY 40202, USA
    Breast J 13:233-7. 2007
    ..Surgeons with a more breast experience had a lower rate of adequate ALND. Patient age, surgeon academic affiliation, and breast experience, as well as community size are all significant factors predictive of adequacy of ALND...
  2. ncbi request reprint A proposed staging system for rectal carcinoid tumors based on an analysis of 4701 patients
    Christine S Landry
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Surgery 144:460-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the clinicopathologic factors that affect survival for patients diagnosed with carcinoid of the rectum, and to use this information to create a staging system...
  3. pmc Irreversible electroporation ablation (IRE) of unresectable soft tissue tumors: learning curve evaluation in the first 150 patients treated
    Prejesh Philips
    University of Louisville, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e76260. 2013
    ..Learnability" and consistently effective results by novice practitioners is essential for determining acceptance of novel techniques. This multi-center prospectively-collected database study evaluates the learning curve of IRE...
  4. pmc Transarterial Chemoembolization of Metastatic Colorectal Carcinoma with Drug-Eluting Beads, Irinotecan (DEBIRI): Multi-Institutional Registry
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 315 East Broadway Rm 311, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Oncol 2009:539795. 2009
    ..Hepatic trans-arterial therapy using Irinotecan loaded DC Bead(TM) was safe and effective in the treatment of MCC as demonstrated by a minimal complication rate and acceptable tumor response...
  5. pmc Esophageal carcinoma histology affects perioperative morbidity following open esophagogastrectomy
    Charles E Woodall
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Oncol 2008:389394. 2008
    ..0053). Conclusions. Presence of SCC was the single best predictor of prolonged ICU stay and more severe complications as defined by this study. Only a past history of pulmonary disease was different between the two histologic subgroups...
  6. pmc Hepatic arterial therapy with drug-eluting beads in the management of metastatic bronchogenic carcinoma to the liver: a multi-institutional registry
    Heba Fouad
    Radiology Department, Kasr Al Aini Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo 11950, Egypt
    J Oncol 2012:292131. 2012
    ..Conclusion. Drug-eluting beads loaded with doxorubicin (DEBDOX) or irinotecan (DEBIRI) can be safely and effectively used in treatment of patients with liver predominant metastatic disease from lung cancer...
  7. pmc Hepatic arterial therapy with drug-eluting beads in the management of metastatic pancreatic carcinoma to the liver: a multi-institutional registry
    Raffi Kotoyan
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 315 East Broadway, Room 311, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Oncol 2012:168303. 2012
    ..This therapy should be considered in combination with systemic chemotherapy as a possible second therapy given the limited response rates of second-line chemotherapy...
  8. doi request reprint Irreversible electroporation of locally advanced pancreatic head adenocarcinoma
    Robert C G Martin
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1850-6. 2013
    ..Irreversible electroporation of locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma is feasible for locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer. ..
  9. doi request reprint Irreversible electroporation in locally advanced pancreatic cancer: potential improved overall survival
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:S443-9. 2013
    ..We have recently reported on the safety of using irreversible electroporation (IRE) for the management of LAC. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the overall survival in patients with LAC treated with IRE...
  10. doi request reprint Irreversible electroporation therapy in the management of locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:361-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of IRE as a therapy in the treatment of locally advanced pancreatic cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Irinotecan drug-eluting beads in the treatment of chemo-naive unresectable colorectal liver metastasis with concomitant systemic fluorouracil and oxaliplatin: results of pharmacokinetics and phase I trial
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:1531-8. 2012
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Impact of post-operative complications on quality of life after pancreatectomy
    Nsehniitooh Mbah
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    JOP 13:387-93. 2012
    ..Pancreatectomies for malignant and benign diseases are increasingly being performed worldwide. Recent studies, that have evaluated quality of life in pancreatectomy, have reported conflicting outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Optimal outcomes for liver-dominant metastatic breast cancer with transarterial chemoembolization with drug-eluting beads loaded with doxorubicin
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 132:753-63. 2012
    ..In comparison to chemotherapy alone, consideration of hepatic-directed therapy is warranted in patients with liver-dominant metastatic disease...
  14. pmc Effect on pro-inflammatory and antioxidant genes and bioavailable distribution of whole turmeric vs curcumin: Similar root but different effects
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40059, United States
    Food Chem Toxicol 50:227-31. 2012
    ..However, significant bioavailable differences do occur and must be considered in further chemopreventative investigative trials the setting of reflux esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus, and other upper gastrointestinal cancers...
  15. doi request reprint Arterial and venous resection for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: operative and long-term outcomes
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Arch Surg 144:154-9. 2009
    ..The efficacy and use of venous resection and especially arterial resection in the management of pancreatic adenocarcinoma remain controversial...
  16. ncbi request reprint Method of presenting oncology treatment outcomes influences patient treatment decision-making in metastatic colorectal cancer
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 315 East Broadway, Room 313, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:86-95. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of three different methods of describing the efficacy of therapy on treatment decisions regarding management of metastatic colorectal cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Quality of survival reporting in chemotherapy and surgery trials in patients with metastatic colorectal carcinoma
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 315 East Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Cancer 106:1389-94. 2006
    ..The objective of the current study was to evaluate the reporting of prognostic factors in MCC from chemotherapy and surgery trials and evaluate the ability to compare these results across treatments...
  18. pmc Manganese superoxide dismutase V16A single-nucleotide polymorphism in the mitochondrial targeting sequence is associated with reduced enzymatic activity in cryopreserved human hepatocytes
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    DNA Cell Biol 28:3-7. 2009
    ..05). The -9 T>C (V16A) polymorphism in the MnSOD mitochondrial targeting sequence significantly reduced MnSOD catalytic activity in cryopreserved hepatocytes, consistent with its reported associations with cancer risk and treatment...
  19. doi request reprint The use of self-expanding silicone stents in esophagectomy strictures: less cost and more efficiency
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:436-40. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the dysphagia effects and cost of removable silicone stents in the management of benign and postoperative anastomotic strictures compared with standard repeat dilation...
  20. ncbi request reprint A phase II study of radiofrequency ablation of unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer with hepatic arterial infusion pump chemotherapy
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Surg Oncol 93:387-93. 2006
    ..It is unclear if this improvement can be extrapolated to unresectable liver metastases that undergo RFA. The aim of this study was to evaluate the combination of RFA and HAI chemotherapy for unresectable liver metastases...
  21. pmc Manganese superoxide dismutase gene coding region polymorphisms lack clinical incidence in general population
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    DNA Cell Biol 27:321-3. 2008
    ..This study suggests that although the 58T > C and 60C > T polymorphisms reduce MnSOD enzymatic activity, these polymorphisms were not identified in the present case-control study population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Kentucky hepatoma: epidemiologic variant or same problem in a different region?
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Arch Surg 142:431-6; discussion 436-7. 2007
    ..However, noncirrhotic, nonfibrotic HCC has been recognized more frequently in Kentucky. The aim of this study was to evaluate the epidemiologic features of this variant of HCC...
  23. doi request reprint The use of self-expanding silicone stents in esophageal cancer care: optimal pre-, peri-, and postoperative care
    Robert Martin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:615-21. 2009
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Chemoprevention of carcinogenic progression to esophageal adenocarcinoma by the manganese superoxide dismutase supplementation
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 13:5176-82. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate MnSOD supplementation as a chemopreventive agent to prevent oxidative injury and subsequent BE and EAC formation...
  25. pmc Association between manganese superoxide dismutase promoter gene polymorphism and breast cancer survival
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R45. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate possible associations of the -102 C>T polymorphism with overall and relapse-free breast cancer survival in a hospital-based case-only study...
  26. ncbi request reprint Microwave hepatic ablation: initial experience of safety and efficacy
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Surg Oncol 96:481-6. 2007
    ..Past concerns had been related to small ablation size and efficacy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety, operative time, rate of complete ablation, and local recurrence...
  27. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life: return to baseline after major and minor liver resection
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 315 East Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Surgery 142:676-84. 2007
    ..Thus, the aim of our study was to evaluate that the time to return to baseline QOL after major and minor hepatectomy is similar to other major abdominal operations...
  28. pmc Optimal technique and response of doxorubicin beads in hepatocellular cancer: bead size and dose
    Robert Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville College of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Korean J Hepatol 17:51-60. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the optimal safety and efficacy of DEBDOX in the treatment of HCC...
  29. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of microwave ablation of hepatic tumors: a prospective review of a 5-year experience
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:171-8. 2010
    ..Currently there have been no large reports of its use in the United States with appropriate long-term follow-up...
  30. ncbi request reprint Morbidity of adjuvant hepatic arterial infusion pump chemotherapy in the management of colorectal cancer metastatic to the liver
    Robert C G Martin
    University of Louisville Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, James Brown Cancer Center, 315 E Broadway, Room 313, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Surg 188:714-21. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the survival and toxicity in a single institutional experience with adjuvant HAIP chemotherapy...
  31. doi request reprint Hepatic arterial infusion of doxorubicin-loaded microsphere for treatment of hepatocellular cancer: a multi-institutional registry
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:493-500. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to confirm the efficacy of DEBDOX for the treatment of unresectable HCC...
  32. pmc Method for determination of (-102C>T) single nucleotide polymorphism in the human manganese superoxide dismutase promoter
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    BMC Genet 5:33. 2004
    ..The aim of our study was to develop a method to identify and determine the frequency of this (-102C>T) polymorphism in human tissues...
  33. ncbi request reprint No apparent association between genetic polymorphisms (-102 C>T) and (-9 T>C) in the human manganese superoxide dismutase gene and gastric cancer(1)
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Surg Res 124:92-7. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate possible associations of the (-9 T>C) and (-102 C>T) polymorphisms with gastric cancer in a population-based case-control study conducted in Warsaw, Poland...
  34. ncbi request reprint Image of the month. Papillary low-grade neuroendocrine tumor of the pancreas with pancreatic duct dilation
    Robert C G Martin
    Hepatobiliary Division, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Surg 140:311-2. 2005
  35. doi request reprint Hepatic intra-arterial injection of drug-eluting bead, irinotecan (DEBIRI) in unresectable colorectal liver metastases refractory to systemic chemotherapy: results of multi-institutional study
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:192-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of hepatic arterial sulfonate hydrogel microsphere (drug-eluting beads), irinotecan preloaded therapy (DEBIRI) in metastatic colorectal cancer refractory to systemic chemotherapy...
  36. pmc Manganese superoxide dismutase expression as a function of genotype and lung cancer pathology
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Cancer Invest 28:813-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) expression in matched tumor and normal tissue...
  37. ncbi request reprint Formal training in advanced surgical technologies enhances the surgical residency
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville, J Graham Brown Cancer Center, 315 E Broadway, 313, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Surg 190:244-8. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of intraoperative autotransfusion filtration for hepatectomy and pancreatectomy
    Robert C G Martin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 315 East Broadway, Room 313, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:1017-24. 2005
    ..Thus, the aim of this study was to test for the presence of malignant cells in autotransfused filtered blood in patients undergoing major pancreatic and liver resection...
  39. pmc Transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE) using irinotecan-loaded beads for the treatment of unresectable metastases to the liver in patients with colorectal cancer: an interim report
    Robert Cg Martin
    University of Louisville School of Medicine, Division of Surgical Oncology, Louisville, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 7:80. 2009
    ..The aim of this study to gain a better understanding of the value of drug eluting bead therapy when administered to patients with unresectable colorectal hepatic metastasis...
  40. pmc Surgical downstaging and neo-adjuvant therapy in metastatic colorectal carcinoma with irinotecan drug-eluting beads: a multi-institutional study
    Matthew Bower
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 12:31-6. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of precision hepatic arterial Irinotecan therapy in unresectable MCC...
  41. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative frozen section of sentinel nodes: a formal decision analysis
    Celia Chao
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0527, USA
    Am Surg 70:215-20; discussion 220-1. 2004
    ..The decision to choose FS versus PS should be based on individual patient risk and preference because the decision analysis indicated that these two options are equivalent with respect to patient quality of life...
  42. ncbi request reprint Is incisional biopsy of melanoma harmful?
    Robert C G Martin
    The Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, 315 East Broadway, Rm 313, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Surg 190:913-7. 2005
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Factors associated with false-negative sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma patients
    Charles R Scoggins
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:709-17. 2010
    ..Some melanoma patients who undergo sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy will have false-negative (FN) results. We sought to determine the factors and outcomes associated with FN SLN biopsy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Alterations in manganese superoxide dismutase expression in the progression from reflux esophagitis to esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Yan Li
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 315 E Broadway 312, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2045-55. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to provide a detailed insight of the histology and the cellular and molecular events associated with the genesis of BE and EAC under the esophagoduodenal reflux conditions...
  45. ncbi request reprint Proposed staging system for gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors
    Christine S Landry
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Am Surg 74:418-22. 2008
    ..Widespread use of this staging system may contribute to the future management and treatment of gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors...
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint Prospective multi-institutional study of reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction for molecular staging of melanoma
    Charles R Scoggins
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, James Graham Brown Cancer Center and Center for Advanced Surgical Technologies CAST, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2849-57. 2006
    ..To evaluate the prognostic significance of molecular staging using reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) in detecting occult melanoma cells in sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) and circulating bloodstream...
  48. ncbi request reprint Correlation between prognostic factors and increasing age in melanoma
    Celia Chao
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:259-64. 2004
    ..To gain further insight into this apparent paradox, we analyzed the relationship between age and other major prognostic factors...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prior biliary tree instrumentation does not preclude hepatic arterial therapy for malignancy
    Jason T Bowling
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Am Surg 76:618-21. 2010
    ..Hepatic arterial therapy seems to be safe for patients with unresectable hepatic malignancies and a history of significant biliary instrumentation. There is no increased risk of infectious complications in this population after HAT...
  50. ncbi request reprint Adequate lymphadenectomy results in accurate nodal staging without an increase in morbidity in patients with gastric adenocarcinoma
    Charles E Woodall
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Norton Healthcare Pavilion, 315 East Broadway, Suite 313, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Surg 196:413-7. 2008
    ..Proper resection in gastric cancer should include more than 15 lymph nodes for accurate staging. We sought to determine if adequate nodal dissection would result in more accurate N staging without an increase in mortality...
  51. doi request reprint Factors associated with recurrence and survival following hepatectomy for large hepatocellular carcinoma: a multicenter analysis
    Suzanne C Schiffman
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Surg Oncol 101:105-10. 2010
    ..Optimal management of large (>5 cm) hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains controversial. We sought to determine the factors associated with recurrence and survival for patients with large HCC following hepatectomy...
  52. ncbi request reprint Surgeon and community factors affecting breast cancer sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Julie R Hutchinson
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Am J Surg 190:903-6. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether the results of sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy are related to practice and community factors...
  53. doi request reprint Should all patients with melanoma between 1 and 2 mm Breslow thickness undergo sentinel lymph node biopsy?
    Michael P Mays
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Cancer 116:1535-44. 2010
    ..The objective of the current study was to evaluate prognostic factors in this subset of patients and determine whether all such patients require SLN biopsy...
  54. ncbi request reprint Association of manganese superoxide dismutase expression with progression of carcinogenesis in Barrett esophagus
    Bruce Hermann
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Arch Surg 140:1204-9; discussion 1209. 2005
    ..The down-regulation of manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) expression plays a role in the progression of Barrett esophagus (BE)...
  55. 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...
  56. pmc Clinicopathologic factors associated with false-negative sentinel lymph-node biopsy in breast cancer
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Ann Surg 241:1005-12; discussion 1012-5. 2005
    ..Because FN results are relatively rare, no prior studies have had sufficient sample size to allow detailed statistical analysis of factors predicting FN results...
  57. doi request reprint Simultaneous versus staged resection for synchronous colorectal cancer liver metastases
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:842-50; discussion 850-2. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare postoperative outcomes of patients with synchronous colorectal liver metastases treated with either simultaneous or staged colectomy and hepatectomy...
  58. doi request reprint Colocalization of MnSOD expression in response to oxidative stress
    Yan Li
    University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Mol Carcinog 49:44-53. 2010
    ..This suggests that bile salts may contribute to the dysfunction of mitochondria, by enzymatically inhibiting of MnSOD localization and thus activation in the mitochondria...
  59. ncbi request reprint Morphological transformation in esophageal submucosa by bone marrow cells: esophageal implantation under external esophageal perfusion
    Yan Li
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Stem Cells Dev 15:697-705. 2006
    ..Engrafted bone marrow cells proliferate under oxidative stress conditions with bile perfusion...
  60. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation vs. resection for hepatic colorectal metastasis: therapeutically equivalent?
    Nathaniel P Reuter
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:486-91. 2009
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of HCM compared to surgical resection...
  61. pmc Extended local resection for advanced gastric cancer: increased survival versus increased morbidity
    Robert C G Martin
    Gastric and Mixed Tumor Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Surg 236:159-65. 2002
    ..To characterize factors predictive of improved survival following gastrectomy with additional organ resection for the treatment of gastric cancer...
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint Achieving RO resection for locally advanced gastric cancer: is it worth the risk of multiorgan resection?
    Robert C G Martin
    Gastric and Mixed Tumor Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 194:568-77. 2002
    ..Given the potential for increased morbidity and mortality from multiple organ resection we asked the question as to whether extended (multiple organ) resection was justified for advanced gastric cancer...
  64. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging ablation of hepatic tumors
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology and Center for Advanced Surgical Technologies, Norton Healthcare, University of Louisville, 315 East Broadway, No 313, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Surg 189:388-94. 2005
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Should hepatic metastatic colorectal cancer patients with extrahepatic disease undergo liver resection/ablation?
    Jerome Byam
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:3064-9. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the survival of patients with EHD who receive aggressive multimodality care would be the same as those without EHD...
  66. ncbi request reprint Should sentinel lymph-node biopsy be used routinely for staging melanoma and breast cancers?
    Charles R Scoggins
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 2:448-55. 2005
    ..The objectives of this review are to provide a current and concise overview of the current literature on SLN biopsy and describe its role in clinical oncology...
  67. ncbi request reprint Effect of lymphoscintigraphy drainage patterns on sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with breast cancer
    Anees B Chagpar
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, 315 E Broadway, Suite 312, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Surg 190:557-62. 2005
    ..Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy examination is an accepted method of staging breast cancer patients. SLN biopsy examination in patients with drainage to the internal mammary chain (IMC) nodes is controversial...
  68. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of sentinel lymph node biopsy of the breast by all general surgeons in kentucky
    C Adam Conn
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Breast J 11:231-5. 2005
    ..This indicates a need for continuing educational efforts aimed at quality assurance...
  69. doi request reprint Preoperative chemotherapy does not increase morbidity or mortality of hepatic resection for colorectal cancer metastases
    Charles R Scoggins
    Division of Surgical Oncology, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, 315 E Broadway, Suite 303, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:35-41. 2009
    ..Pre-hepatectomy chemotherapy appears to be safe and is an important part of the multidisciplinary approach for this disease...
  70. doi request reprint A multicenter analysis of distal pancreatectomy for adenocarcinoma: is laparoscopic resection appropriate?
    David A Kooby
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:779-85, 786-7. 2010
    ..As compared with open distal pancreatectomy (ODP), laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy (LDP) affords improved perioperative outcomes. The role of LDP for patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is not defined...
  71. doi request reprint Hepatectomy is superior to thermal ablation for patients with a solitary colorectal liver metastasis
    Suzanne Claire Schiffman
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Norton Healthcare Pavilion, 315 East Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1881-6; discussion 1886-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare outcomes for patients with solitary mCRC who underwent resection or ablation...
  72. doi request reprint Ulceration as a predictive marker for response to adjuvant interferon therapy in melanoma
    Kelly M McMasters
    Department of Surgery, J Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Ann Surg 252:460-5; discussion 465-6. 2010
    ..This analysis was performed to investigate the hypothesis that ulceration predicts improved response to adjuvant interferon (IFN) therapy...
  73. ncbi request reprint Second primary melanomas: incidence and outcome
    Matthew R Bower
    Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Am Surg 76:675-81. 2010
    ..Ongoing surveillance of patients with melanoma is important given that a significant number will develop additional melanoma and nonmelanoma tumors. With close follow-up, second primary melanomas are usually detected at an early stage...
  74. ncbi request reprint Chemoprevention of metaplasia initiation and carcinogenic progression to esophageal adenocarcinoma by resveratrol supplementation
    Charles E Woodall
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Norton Healthcare Pavilion, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Anticancer Drugs 20:437-43. 2009
    ..Resveratrol resulted in a small diminution of the carcinogenic effects and progression to metaplasia, and further human studies are designed to explore the potential anticarcinogenic mechanism...
  75. doi request reprint Effect of multiple-nodal basin drainage on cutaneous melanoma
    Andrea C Federico
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40292
    Arch Surg 143:632-7; discussion 637-8. 2008
    ..The number of nodal basins draining a primary cutaneous melanoma is not an independent predictor of outcome...
  76. doi request reprint A proposed staging system for gastric carcinoid tumors based on an analysis of 1,543 patients
    Christine S Landry
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 315 East Broadway, Room 313, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:51-60. 2009
    ..Incorporation of this staging system into clinical practice will allow better study of outcomes and development of stage-specific treatment recommendations...
  77. ncbi request reprint Predicting patients at low probability of requiring postmastectomy radiation therapy
    Anees B Chagpar
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville, 315 East Broadway, Suite 312, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:670-7. 2007
    ..Given the ramifications of PMRT for immediate reconstruction, we sought to create a model using preoperative and intraoperative factors to predict which patients with a positive sentinel lymph node will have less than four LN+...
  78. ncbi request reprint The treatment of hepatic metastases in colorectal carcinoma
    Angela M Lewis
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicinle, Kentucky, USA
    Am Surg 72:466-73. 2006
    ..Understanding of these determinants remains essential to any treating physician and has lead to significant paradigm shifts in the management of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer...
  79. ncbi request reprint Solid-pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas: a surgical enigma?
    Robert C G Martin
    Gastric and Mixed Tumor Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:35-40. 2002
    ..This study was designed to define the clinicopathological characteristics and the effect of surgical intervention...
  80. pmc Quality of complication reporting in the surgical literature
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Surg 235:803-13. 2002
    ..To identify 10 critical elements of accurate and comprehensive reports of surgical complications...
  81. ncbi request reprint Hepatic resection for colorectal liver metastases
    Russell E Brown
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, James Graham Brown Cancer, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 315 East Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 90:839-52. 2010
    ..Safe and appropriately aggressive multimodality therapy for CLM can provide most patients with liver-dominant colorectal metastases with extended survival and an improved quality of life...
  82. pmc Caudate lobe resections: a single-center experience and evaluation of factors predictive of outcomes
    Prejesh Philips
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville, 315 E Broadway, Suite 311, Louisville KY 40202, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 11:220. 2013
    ..The goal of this study is to review our experience and evaluate possible predictors of adverse outcomes in patients undergoing caudate lobectomy...
  83. ncbi request reprint C-terminal deletion mutant p21(WAF1/CIP1) enhances E2F-1-mediated apoptosis in colon adenocarcinoma cells
    Mary Jane Elliott
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Cancer Gene Ther 9:453-63. 2002
    ..This may represent a potentially useful combination gene therapy strategy for metastatic colon cancer...
  84. ncbi request reprint Body mass index influences palpability but not stage of breast cancer at diagnosis
    Anees B Chagpar
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Am Surg 73:555-60; discussion 560. 2007
    ..9 vs > or =30). Increased BMI does not lead to a worse stage at presentation. Obese patients, however, tend to have nonpalpable tumors. Mammography in this population is especially important...
  85. ncbi request reprint Major hepatectomy with simultaneous pancreatectomy for advanced hepatobiliary cancer
    Michael D'Angelica
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:570-6. 2004
    ..Few reports have discussed the utility of this procedure and its indications are poorly defined. The aim of this study was to review our experience with MHP...
  86. ncbi request reprint Assessment of symptom experience in patients undergoing hepatic resection or ablation
    Sebastian Eid
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Cancer 107:2715-22. 2006
    ..Thus, the objective of the current study was to evaluate the QOL symptoms of patients who underwent major hepatic resection, minor hepatic resection, and ablation for primary or metastatic cancer to the liver...
  87. ncbi request reprint The use of fresh frozen plasma after major hepatic resection for colorectal metastasis: is there a standard for transfusion?
    Robert C G Martin
    Hepatobiliary Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:402-9. 2003
    ..Transfusion of fresh frozen plasma (FFP) might be required after major hepatectomy because of blood loss or coagulopathy, but there are no standard criteria for the use of FFP in this setting...
  88. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ: a proposal
    Kelly M McMasters
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, J Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Cancer 95:15-20. 2002
  89. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trials in hepatocellular carcinoma and biliary cancer
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 11:193-205, x. 2002
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Hepatic imaging characteristics predict overall survival in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Charles E Woodall
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville, Norton Healthcare Pavilion, 315 East Broadway, Suite 313, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2824-30. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to demonstrate that standard radiological imaging characteristics will predict overall survival in HCC...
  91. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with improved survival among young adult melanoma patients despite a greater incidence of sentinel lymph node metastasis
    Ryaz B Chagpar
    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Surg Res 143:164-8. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the factors that affect sentinel lymph node (SLN) metastasis and survival among young melanoma patients (< or =30 y)...
  92. ncbi request reprint Popliteal lymph node dissection
    Alina Sholar
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:189-93. 2005
    ..Therefore, knowledge of the anatomy and surgical technique for popliteal lymphadenectomy is essential. This case study illustrates the importance of considering the approach to the popliteal lymph node basin for patients with melanoma...
  93. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with surgical options for breast carcinoma
    Anees B Chagpar
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, KY, USA
    Cancer 106:1462-6. 2006
    ..The current study evaluated the impact of patient and physician factors on surgical decision-making...
  94. doi request reprint Analysis of 900 appendiceal carcinoid tumors for a proposed predictive staging system
    Christine S Landry
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Arch Surg 143:664-70; discussion 670. 2008
    ..Therefore, we sought to investigate prognostic factors associated with ACTs and to create a predictive staging system to accurately estimate prognosis...
  95. ncbi request reprint Prediction of sentinel lymph node-only disease in women with invasive breast cancer
    Anees B Chagpar
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, 315 East Broadway, Suite 312, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Surg 192:882-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to create a model that predicts which breast cancer patients will have sentinel lymph node (SLN)-only metastasis...
  96. ncbi request reprint Esophageal injury with external esophageal perfusion
    Yan Li
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Surg Res 129:107-13. 2005
    ..This study is to evaluate the EEP rat model for esophagitis induced by using a micro-osmotic pump with bile perfusion...
  97. ncbi request reprint Loss of manganese superoxide dismutase expression and activity in rat esophagus with external esophageal perfusion
    Yan Li
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Surgery 141:359-67. 2007
    ..Thus, the aim of this study is to investigate the role of MnSOD expression and activity in rats with esophageal perfusion injury...
  98. pmc Gender-related differences in outcome for melanoma patients
    Charles R Scoggins
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Ann Surg 243:693-8; discussion 698-700. 2006
    ..To better understand the factors associated with the well-established gender difference in survival for patients with melanoma...
  99. ncbi request reprint Hepatic tumor ablation: cryo versus radiofrequency, which is better?
    Robert C G Martin
    Am Surg 72:391-2. 2006
  100. doi request reprint Management of hepatic metastasis of gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors
    Christine S Landry
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Surg Oncol 97:253-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prognostic factors in the management of hepatic metastases of gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors...
  101. ncbi request reprint Does additional surgical training increase participation in randomized controlled trials?
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Surg 185:239-43. 2003
    ..The prospective randomized controlled trial (PRCT) is agreeably the gold standard in reporting data on patient management. This study evaluates the impact of specialty training on the leadership, development, and enrollment in PRCT...