Jennifer L Steel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The development of practice guidelines for independent living donor advocates
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Transplant 27:178-84. 2013
  2. pmc A national survey of independent living donor advocates: the need for practice guidelines
    J Steel
    Department of Surgery and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:2141-9. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Proxy ratings of health related quality of life in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Jennifer L Steel
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1025-33. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Preliminary results of an individually tailored psychosocial intervention for patients with advanced hepatobiliary carcinoma
    Jennifer L Steel
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Starzl Transplantation Institute, Liver Cancer Center, 3459 Fifth Avenue, Montefiore S, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 25:19-42. 2007
  5. pmc Cancer-related symptom clusters, eosinophils, and survival in hepatobiliary cancer: an exploratory study
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:859-71. 2010
  6. pmc Measuring depression and PTSD after trauma: common scales and checklists
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Starzl E Transplantation Institute, Liver Cancer Center, 3459 Fifth Avenue, Montefiore 7S, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Injury 42:288-300. 2011
  7. pmc Randomized controlled trial of a collaborative care intervention to manage cancer-related symptoms: lessons learned
    Jennifer Steel
    Department of Surgery and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Clin Trials 8:298-310. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Measuring post-traumatic growth in people diagnosed with hepatobiliary cancer: directions for future research
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery, Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:643-50. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Treatment of hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: a single-institution experience with 25 cases
    Jon Cardinal
    Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arch Surg 144:1035-9. 2009
  10. pmc Correlates and outcomes of fatigue among incident dialysis patients
    Manisha Jhamb
    Department of Medicine, Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1779-86. 2009

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Publications28

  1. pmc The development of practice guidelines for independent living donor advocates
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Transplant 27:178-84. 2013
    ..g., new role, professional risk management issues, advances in practice). Without such practice guidelines, donors, and indirectly the candidates, may be at increased risk for possible bias or undue harm...
  2. pmc A national survey of independent living donor advocates: the need for practice guidelines
    J Steel
    Department of Surgery and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:2141-9. 2012
    ..The variability in the background, training, and practice of ILDAs suggests the need for strategies, such as practice guidelines, to standardize the interaction between ILDAs and living donors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Proxy ratings of health related quality of life in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Jennifer L Steel
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1025-33. 2005
    ..Further research is warranted with larger samples...
  4. doi request reprint Preliminary results of an individually tailored psychosocial intervention for patients with advanced hepatobiliary carcinoma
    Jennifer L Steel
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Starzl Transplantation Institute, Liver Cancer Center, 3459 Fifth Avenue, Montefiore S, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 25:19-42. 2007
    ..A plethora of research now exists documenting the benefits of psychosocial interventions for cancer patients; however, no studies have been conducted with people diagnosed with hepatobiliary carcinoma...
  5. pmc Cancer-related symptom clusters, eosinophils, and survival in hepatobiliary cancer: an exploratory study
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:859-71. 2010
    ..The study of symptom clusters is gaining increased attention in the field of oncology in an attempt to improve the quality of life of patients diagnosed with cancer...
  6. pmc Measuring depression and PTSD after trauma: common scales and checklists
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Starzl E Transplantation Institute, Liver Cancer Center, 3459 Fifth Avenue, Montefiore 7S, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Injury 42:288-300. 2011
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  7. pmc Randomized controlled trial of a collaborative care intervention to manage cancer-related symptoms: lessons learned
    Jennifer Steel
    Department of Surgery and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Clin Trials 8:298-310. 2011
    ..However, few studies have expanded the collaborative care model to other settings and targeted comorbid physical symptoms of depression...
  8. doi request reprint Measuring post-traumatic growth in people diagnosed with hepatobiliary cancer: directions for future research
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery, Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:643-50. 2008
    ..To highlight and provide preliminary data regarding issues in the measurement of post-traumatic growth in people diagnosed with primary or metastatic hepatobiliary cancer...
  9. doi request reprint Treatment of hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: a single-institution experience with 25 cases
    Jon Cardinal
    Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arch Surg 144:1035-9. 2009
    ..DESIGN, PATIENTS, AND MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Retrospective review of 25 patients treated for hepatic EHE (1976-2007). We examined treatment modality, overall survival, complications, and clinicopathologic characteristics...
  10. pmc Correlates and outcomes of fatigue among incident dialysis patients
    Manisha Jhamb
    Department of Medicine, Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1779-86. 2009
    ..This study examines the correlates of self-reported fatigue at initiation of dialysis and after 1 yr and assesses the extent to which fatigue was associated with health-related quality of life and survival...
  11. doi request reprint Post-operative pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis after major hepatectomy: does peripheral venous thromboembolism prevention outweigh bleeding risks?
    Srinevas K Reddy
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Liver Cancer Center, UPMC Montefiore 7 South, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1602-10. 2011
    ..The objective of this retrospective study is to evaluate the benefits and risks of post-operative pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis after major hepatectomy at two high volume academic centers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Depression, immunity, and survival in patients with hepatobiliary carcinoma
    Jennifer L Steel
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Liver Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, Starzl Transplantation Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:2397-405. 2007
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  13. doi request reprint Bridging locoregional therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma prior to liver transplantation
    Jason T Heckman
    Division of Transplantation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3169-77. 2008
    ..We sought to examine locoregional therapies and their effect on survival compared with transplantation alone...
  14. doi request reprint Outcomes of curative treatment for hepatocellular cancer in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis versus hepatitis C and alcoholic liver disease
    Srinevas K Reddy
    Departments of Surgery, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Hepatology 55:1809-19. 2012
    ..303), NASH patients had longer overall survival (OS) (median not reached versus 52 months; P = 0.009) independent of other clinicopathologic factors and type of curative treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Treatment of unresectable cholangiocarcinoma with gemcitabine-based transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE): a single-institution experience
    Niraj J Gusani
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:129-37. 2008
    ..We report our experience treating cholangiocarcinoma with TACE using chemotherapeutic regimens based on the well-tolerated drug gemcitabine...
  16. pmc A prospective study of posttraumatic growth as assessed by self-report and family caregiver in the context of advanced cancer
    Aimee M Moore
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychooncology 20:479-87. 2011
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  17. pmc A standard definition of major hepatectomy: resection of four or more liver segments
    Srinevas K Reddy
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Liver Cancer Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2582, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:494-502. 2011
    ..The objective of the present retrospective study is to specify the extent of hepatic resection that should describe a major hepatectomy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic growth, immunity and survival in patients with hepatoma
    James T Dunigan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2452-9. 2007
    ..Further research is warranted regarding the possible immune mediation between PTG and survival...
  19. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life: Hepatocellular carcinoma, chronic liver disease, and the general population
    Jennifer L Steel
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Starlz Transplantation Institute, Liver Cancer Center, 3459 Fifth Avenue Montefiore 7 S, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:203-15. 2007
    ..Furthermore, people with CLD reported equivalent emotional well-being as the general population sample. HRQL subscale scores, with the exception of social and family well-being, discriminated group membership...
  20. pmc Fatigue in patients receiving maintenance dialysis: a review of definitions, measures, and contributing factors
    Manisha Jhamb
    Western Pennsylvania Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:353-65. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint Risk of sexual dysfunction in a randomly selected nonclinical sample of the Swedish population
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:663-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the risk of sexual dysfunction as a result of childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault in a randomly selected nonclinical sample of men and women...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of fatigue in chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease: are sleep disorders a key to understanding fatigue?
    Manisha Jhamb
    Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Nephrol 38:489-95. 2013
    ..Depressive symptoms, restless legs syndrome, excessive daytime sleepiness, and low albumin levels may provide targets for interventions to improve fatigue in patients with advanced CKD. © 2013 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  23. pmc Adherence to the medical regimen during the first two years after lung transplantation
    Mary Amanda Dew
    1 Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 85:193-202. 2008
    ..Whether adherence levels differ in lung versus other types of transplant recipients is unknown...
  24. pmc Simultaneous pancreatectomy and liver transplantation: a single-institution experience
    Rajeev Dhupar
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 11:242-6. 2009
    ..This series provides evidence that combined pancreatic resection and LT can be a strategy in both radical resections and cases with ESLD that would otherwise preclude operative intervention...
  25. doi request reprint Can laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy be safely implemented?
    Amer H Zureikat
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1151-7. 2011
    ..The implementation of laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy (LPD) has been appropriately met with apprehension, and concerns exist regarding outcomes early in a program's experience. We reviewed our early experience and outcomes of LPD...
  26. pmc Yttrium-90 radioembolization for colorectal cancer liver metastases: a single institution experience
    Gary W Nace
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2011:571261. 2011
    ..7-10.6 Conclusion: (90)Y therapy is a safe locoregional therapy that provides an important therapeutic option to patients who have failed first and second line chemotherapy and have adequate liver function and performance status...
  27. ncbi request reprint Assessing spiritual growth and spiritual decline following a diagnosis of cancer: reliability and validity of the spiritual transformation scale
    Brenda S Cole
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Psychooncology 17:112-21. 2008
    ..The results indicate that the STS is psychometrically sound, with SG predicting better, and SD predicting poorer, mental and spiritual well-being following a diagnosis of cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint The association between childhood and adolescent sexual abuse and proxies for sexual risk behavior: a random sample of the general population of Sweden
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Montefiore 7 South, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:1141-53. 2005
    ..However, few studies with large random samples from the general population have specifically examined the relationship between CASA and SRBs with a comprehensive set of measures...

Research Grants3

  1. Comprehensive Electronic Support System for Treatment of Cancer-Related Symptoms
    Jennifer Steel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of this study are expected to contribute to our understanding of the efficacy of the CECSS and improve the quality of life for people diagnosed with HCC. ..