Kathleen T Montone

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Fungal rhinosinusitis: a retrospective microbiologic and pathologic review of 400 patients at a single university medical center
    Kathleen T Montone
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 6 Founders, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Otolaryngol 2012:684835. 2012
  2. ncbi Rapid In-situ hybridization for dematiaceous fungi using a broad-spectrum oligonucleotide DNA probe
    Kathleen T Montone
    Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
    Diagn Mol Pathol 20:180-3. 2011
  3. ncbi In situ hybridization for Coccidioides immitis 5.8S ribosomal RNA sequences in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded pulmonary specimens using a locked nucleic acid probe: a rapid means for identification in tissue sections
    Kathleen T Montone
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Diagn Mol Pathol 19:99-104. 2010
  4. doi In situ detection of aspergillus 18s ribosomal RNA Sequences using a terminally biotinylated locked nucleic acid (LNA) probe
    Kathleen T Montone
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Diagn Mol Pathol 18:239-42. 2009
  5. doi Embryonal and alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of parameningeal sites in adults: a report of 13 cases
    Kathleen T Montone
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 17:22-30. 2009
  6. doi The thyroid Hürthle (oncocytic) cell and its associated pathologic conditions: a surgical pathology and cytopathology review
    Kathleen T Montone
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:1241-50. 2008
  7. doi In situ hybridization for specific fungal organisms in acute invasive fungal rhinosinusitis
    Kathleen T Montone
    Dept of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 135:190-9. 2011
  8. doi Differentiation of Fusarium from Aspergillus species by colorimetric in situ hybridization in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue sections using dual fluorogenic-labeled LNA probes
    Kathleen T Montone
    Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, 6 Founders, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 132:866-70. 2009
  9. ncbi Transoral robotic surgery and adjuvant therapy for oropharyngeal carcinomas and the influence of p16 INK4a on treatment outcomes
    Harry Quon
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Laryngoscope 123:635-40. 2013
  10. doi CDX2 expression in columnar cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Miriam L Enriquez
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 137:722-6. 2012

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Publications24

  1. pmc Fungal rhinosinusitis: a retrospective microbiologic and pathologic review of 400 patients at a single university medical center
    Kathleen T Montone
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 6 Founders, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Otolaryngol 2012:684835. 2012
    ..Culture data supports that a variety of fungal agents are responsible for FRS, but Aspergillus sp. appears to be one of the most common organisms in patients with FRS...
  2. ncbi Rapid In-situ hybridization for dematiaceous fungi using a broad-spectrum oligonucleotide DNA probe
    Kathleen T Montone
    Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
    Diagn Mol Pathol 20:180-3. 2011
    ..ISH with a dematiaceous-specific fungal probe may be useful for differentiating dematiaceous fungi from other filamentous fungi in tissues, particularly those responsible for fungal rhinosinusitis...
  3. ncbi In situ hybridization for Coccidioides immitis 5.8S ribosomal RNA sequences in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded pulmonary specimens using a locked nucleic acid probe: a rapid means for identification in tissue sections
    Kathleen T Montone
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Diagn Mol Pathol 19:99-104. 2010
    ..ISH with an LNA oligonucleotide probe targeting Coccidioides sp. ribosomal RNA is useful for rapid ISH. ISH could be rapidly performed when fungal pathogens are observed in tissue but cultures are negative or have not been performed...
  4. doi In situ detection of aspergillus 18s ribosomal RNA Sequences using a terminally biotinylated locked nucleic acid (LNA) probe
    Kathleen T Montone
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Diagn Mol Pathol 18:239-42. 2009
    ..ISH with LNA probes may be useful for detecting a variety of fungal pathogens in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue specimens...
  5. doi Embryonal and alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of parameningeal sites in adults: a report of 13 cases
    Kathleen T Montone
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 17:22-30. 2009
    ..Disease can occur in the elderly. Desmin and myogenin can aid in the diagnosis but cytokeratin reactivity can be seen and care must be taken not to diagnose carcinoma...
  6. doi The thyroid Hürthle (oncocytic) cell and its associated pathologic conditions: a surgical pathology and cytopathology review
    Kathleen T Montone
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:1241-50. 2008
    ..Hürthle cells are eosinophilic, follicular-derived cells that are associated with a variety of nonneoplastic and neoplastic thyroid lesions. The differential diagnosis of Hürthle cell lesions is quite broad...
  7. doi In situ hybridization for specific fungal organisms in acute invasive fungal rhinosinusitis
    Kathleen T Montone
    Dept of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 135:190-9. 2011
    ..In our study, 60% of AIFRS cases had fungal nucleic acid preservation. ISH can effectively identify fungi in AIFRS. ISH for specific fungal pathogens may aid in species identification in specimens with negative cultures...
  8. doi Differentiation of Fusarium from Aspergillus species by colorimetric in situ hybridization in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue sections using dual fluorogenic-labeled LNA probes
    Kathleen T Montone
    Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, 6 Founders, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 132:866-70. 2009
    ..ISH with dual-labeled LNA probes may be useful for detecting a variety of fungal pathogens in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue specimens...
  9. ncbi Transoral robotic surgery and adjuvant therapy for oropharyngeal carcinomas and the influence of p16 INK4a on treatment outcomes
    Harry Quon
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Laryngoscope 123:635-40. 2013
    ..To determine the prognostic influence of p16(INK4a) immunohistochemistry on the survival of resectable oropharyngeal carcinomas (OPSCC)...
  10. doi CDX2 expression in columnar cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Miriam L Enriquez
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 137:722-6. 2012
    ..We conclude that CDX2 is selectively expressed in CCV-PTC and can be used in distinguishing it from other variants of PTC with overlapping morphologic features...
  11. doi In situ hybridization for rRNA sequences in anatomic pathology specimens, applications for fungal pathogen detection: a review
    Kathleen T Montone
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 20:168-74. 2013
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  12. doi Role of fungi in the pathophysiology of chronic rhinosinusitis: an update
    Kathleen T Montone
    Division of Surgical Pathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 6 Founders, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 13:224-8. 2013
    ..Despite these observations, randomized, controlled studies on CRS patients using antifungal therapy have not resulted in significant improvement in CRS patients. The role of fungi in the pathogenesis of CRS remains controversial...
  13. pmc Detecting and targeting mesenchymal-like subpopulations within squamous cell carcinomas
    Devraj Basu
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Cell Cycle 10:2008-16. 2011
    ..Further, they provide evidence of mesenchymal-like subsets being well-represented across advanced stage SCCs, suggesting that intrinsic drug resistance in this subpopulation has high clinical relevance...
  14. ncbi Biologic and prognostic significance of dermal Ki67 expression, mitoses, and tumorigenicity in thin invasive cutaneous melanoma
    Phyllis A Gimotty
    Melanoma Program of the Abramson Cancer Center, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:8048-56. 2005
    ..In this study, we characterized three biomarkers of proliferation (Ki67 expression, dermal mitotic rate [MR], and tumorigenicity) in thin (< or = 1.00 mm) primary cutaneous melanomas and examined their association with prognosis...
  15. doi Metastatic carcinoma to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube sites. A report of five cases
    Lanjing Zhang
    Dept of Pathology, 6 Founders, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Kathleen
    Am J Clin Pathol 141:510-4. 2014
    ..To characterize the clinicopathologic features of metastatic carcinomas at percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube sites...
  16. pmc EGFR inhibition promotes an aggressive invasion pattern mediated by mesenchymal-like tumor cells within squamous cell carcinomas
    Devraj Basu
    Corresponding Authors Meenhard Herlyn, The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Mol Cancer Ther 12:2176-86. 2013
    ..They further show that EGFR inhibition can promote an infiltrative invasion front composed of mesenchymal-like cells preferentially in tumors where they are abundant before therapy...
  17. pmc A cytohistologic correlation of mucoepidermoid carcinoma: emphasizing the rare oncocytic variant
    Timothy V Wade
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 6 Founders Pavilion, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Patholog Res Int 2011:135796. 2011
    ..Presence of mucous cells, cells with foamy/clear cytoplasm, intermediate cells and lymphocytes in a mucinous background are diagnostic indicators of MEC; presence of oncocytes should not refrain from diagnosing MEC in FNA specimens...
  18. ncbi Adrenocortical neoplasms with myelolipomatous and lipomatous metaplasia: report of 3 cases
    Kathleen T Montone
    Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Endocr Pract 15:128-33. 2009
    ..To present pathologic and radiographic features of 3 patients with adrenocortical neoplasms-2 with uncertain malignant potential and 1 adenoma with areas of myelolipomatous and lipomatous metaplasia...
  19. doi Transoral robotic surgery alone for oropharyngeal cancer: an analysis of local control
    Gregory S Weinstein
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:628-34. 2012
    ..To evaluate local control following transoral robotic surgery (TORS) with the da Vinci Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical Inc) as a single treatment modality for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC)...
  20. ncbi Risk of occult malignancy in morcellated hysterectomy: a case series
    Ian S Hagemann
    Section of Surgical Pathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 30:476-83. 2011
    ..Even with a complete workup, however, morcellation of occult uterine malignancy remains a possibility. This risk should be discussed as part of informed consent before morcellation...
  21. doi The variable presentations of anaplastic spindle cell squamous carcinoma associated with tall cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Pallavi P Gopal
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Thyroid 21:493-9. 2011
    ..This study describes the variable clinical and pathologic presentations in 31 patients with anaplastic SCSC arising in association with TCV...
  22. ncbi Ecthyma gangrenosum mimicking acute invasive fungal sinusitis in an immunocompromised patient
    Adrianna M Hekiert
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 89:262-7. 2010
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this represents the first case of ecthyma gangrenosum affecting the sinonasal mucosa to be reported in the literature...
  23. doi Diffuse intranasal papillomatosis and its association with human papillomavirus
    Benjamin S Bleier
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:778-80. 2008
  24. ncbi Prostatic adenocarcinoma metastatic to the head and neck and the workup of an unknown epithelioid neoplasm
    Jennifer L Hunt
    PUH A616 3, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Head Neck 26:171-8. 2004
    ..One unusual, but important, primary tumor that can metastasize to the head and neck is carcinoma of the prostate (CAP)...