Jennifer F Tseng

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Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The learning curve in pancreatic surgery
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Department of Surgery and the UMass Memorial Cancer Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass, USA
    Surgery 141:456-63. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Management of serous cystadenoma of the pancreas
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:408-10. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint The learning curve in pancreatic surgery
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Department of Surgery and the UMass Memorial Cancer Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Surgery 141:694-701. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Impact of center volume on outcomes of increased-risk liver transplants
    Deepak K Ozhathil
    Solid Organ Transplantation, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research SOAR, Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Liver Transpl 17:1191-9. 2011
  5. pmc In-hospital mortality after resection of biliary tract cancer in the United States
    James E Carroll
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 12:62-7. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Admission volume determines outcome for patients with acute pancreatitis
    Anand Singla
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Gastroenterology 137:1995-2001. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Is there a role for surgery with adequate nodal evaluation alone in gastric adenocarcinoma?
    Vikas Dudeja
    University of Minnesota Surgical Outcomes Research Center, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:238-46; discussion 246-7. 2012
  8. pmc A neoadjuvant strategy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma increases the likelihood of receiving all components of care: lessons from a single-institution database
    May Piperdi
    Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 12:204-10. 2010
  9. doi request reprint A simple risk score to predict in-hospital mortality after pancreatic resection for cancer
    Joshua S Hill
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1802-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Racial differences in cancer specialist consultation, treatment, and outcomes for locoregional pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Melissa M Murphy
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2968-77. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint The learning curve in pancreatic surgery
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Department of Surgery and the UMass Memorial Cancer Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass, USA
    Surgery 141:456-63. 2007
    ..Pancreatic operation is technically complex. We hypothesized that a learning curve existed for pancreaticoduodenectomy even for surgeons who had completed their training...
  2. ncbi request reprint Management of serous cystadenoma of the pancreas
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:408-10. 2008
    ..Based on the available case series, surgical resection should be considered in good-risk patients with symptomatic tumors, with tumors at least 4 cm in maximum diameter, or in whom a more worrisome diagnosis cannot be excluded...
  3. ncbi request reprint The learning curve in pancreatic surgery
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Department of Surgery and the UMass Memorial Cancer Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Surgery 141:694-701. 2007
    ..Pancreatic surgery is technically complex. We hypothesized that a learning curve existed for pancreaticoduodenectomy even for surgeons who had completed their training...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of center volume on outcomes of increased-risk liver transplants
    Deepak K Ozhathil
    Solid Organ Transplantation, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research SOAR, Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Liver Transpl 17:1191-9. 2011
    ..A greater understanding of the outcomes of transplantation with high-DRI livers may improve their utilization, the postoperative outcomes, and future allocation practices...
  5. pmc In-hospital mortality after resection of biliary tract cancer in the United States
    James E Carroll
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 12:62-7. 2010
    ..To assess perioperative mortality following resection of biliary tract cancer within the U.S...
  6. doi request reprint Admission volume determines outcome for patients with acute pancreatitis
    Anand Singla
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Gastroenterology 137:1995-2001. 2009
    ..Studies have shown a hospital volume benefit for in-hospital mortality after surgery, and we examined whether a similar mortality benefit exists for patients admitted with AP...
  7. doi request reprint Is there a role for surgery with adequate nodal evaluation alone in gastric adenocarcinoma?
    Vikas Dudeja
    University of Minnesota Surgical Outcomes Research Center, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:238-46; discussion 246-7. 2012
    ..We examined the impact of surgery with adequate nodal evaluation alone on gastric cancer survival...
  8. pmc A neoadjuvant strategy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma increases the likelihood of receiving all components of care: lessons from a single-institution database
    May Piperdi
    Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 12:204-10. 2010
    ..Recent studies have shown adjuvant therapy improves outcomes from pancreatic cancer (PC). This study investigates receipt and timing of PC treatments, and association with outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint A simple risk score to predict in-hospital mortality after pancreatic resection for cancer
    Joshua S Hill
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1802-7. 2010
    ..An integer-based risk score based on national data might help clarify the risk of in-hospital mortality in patients undergoing pancreatic resection...
  10. doi request reprint Racial differences in cancer specialist consultation, treatment, and outcomes for locoregional pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Melissa M Murphy
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2968-77. 2009
    ..Blacks have a higher incidence of pancreatic adenocarcinoma and worse outcomes compared to whites. Identifying barriers in pancreatic cancer care may explain survival differences and provide areas for intervention...
  11. doi request reprint Redefining mortality after pancreatic cancer resection
    James Edward Carroll
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Suite S3 752, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1701-8. 2010
    ..We posited that these measures could be compared using national data, providing more precision for evaluating published outcomes after pancreatectomy...
  12. doi request reprint Do hospital attributes predict guideline-recommended gastric cancer care in the United States?
    Vikas Dudeja
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:365-72. 2012
    ..We examined the impact of hospital attributes (volume and type) on guideline-recommended care in patients treated for gastric cancer...
  13. doi request reprint Is it worth looking? Abdominal imaging after pancreatic cancer resection: a national study
    Elan R Witkowski
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, S3 752, Worcester, MA 01655 0002, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:121-8. 2012
    ..We attempted to quantify the volume and estimate the cost of complex imaging after pancreatectomy nationwide, and to determine whether their frequent use confers benefit...
  14. doi request reprint Surgical specialization and operative mortality in hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) surgery
    Nicholas G Csikesz
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1534-9. 2008
    ..We attempted to determine which factors predominate in optimal patient outcomes between volume, surgeon, and hospital resources...
  15. doi request reprint Perioperative mortality for management of hepatic neoplasm: a simple risk score
    Jessica P Simons
    Department of Surgery, UMass Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Ann Surg 250:929-34. 2009
    ..To develop a population-based risk score for stratifying patients by risk of in-hospital mortality following procedural intervention for hepatic neoplasm...
  16. doi request reprint Predicting major complications after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a simple risk score
    Melissa M Murphy
    Department of Surgery, UMass Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1929-36. 2009
    ..A reliable method to determine complication risk may be useful to optimize care. We developed an integer-based risk score to determine the likelihood of major complications following LC...
  17. doi request reprint Is routine intraoperative cholangiogram necessary in the twenty-first century? A national view
    Elizaveta Ragulin-Coyne
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research SOAR, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:434-42. 2013
    ..Intraoperative cholangiogram (IOC) can define biliary ductal anatomy. Routine IOC has been proposed previously. However, current surgeon IOC utilization practice patterns and outcomes are unclear...
  18. doi request reprint Perioperative mortality after pancreatectomy: a risk score to aid decision-making
    Elizaveta Ragulin-Coyne
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, Worcester, MA, USA
    Surgery 152:S120-7. 2012
    ..We developed an integer-based risk score estimating in-hospital mortality after pancreatectomy, incorporating institution-specific mortality rates to enhance its use...
  19. doi request reprint Hospital volume as a surrogate for laparoscopically assisted colectomy
    Anand Singla
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, S6 432, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:662-9. 2010
    ..This study sought to investigate whether hospital volume is a factor determining the use of laparoscopy for colectomy...
  20. doi request reprint A national propensity-adjusted analysis of adjuvant radiotherapy in the treatment of resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Theodore P McDade
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Cancer 116:3257-66. 2010
    ..In this national-level US study, a propensity score (conditional probability of receiving RT) was used to adjust for potential confounding in nonrandomized designs from treatment group differences...
  21. doi request reprint Predictors of major complications after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: surgeon, hospital, or patient?
    Melissa M Murphy
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:73-80. 2010
    ..Using mortality alone to assess routine operations is hampered by relatively low perioperative mortality. We used a large national database to analyze the risk of major in-hospital complications after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC)...
  22. doi request reprint Complications after pancreatectomy for neuroendocrine tumors: a national study
    Jillian K Smith
    Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research SOAR, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655 0002, USA
    J Surg Res 163:63-8. 2010
    ..Our objective was to examine a composite outcome of major postoperative complications, including in-hospital mortality...
  23. doi request reprint Malignant intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm: are we doing the right thing?
    Jessica P Simons
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    J Surg Res 167:251-7. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that a large cancer database could be used to evaluate national resection rates and survival for malignant IPMN...
  24. doi request reprint Progress for resectable pancreatic [corrected] cancer?: a population-based assessment of US practices
    Jessica P Simons
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 116:1681-90. 2010
    ..Progress was evaluated at a national level in resected patients, as measured by the proportion who received guideline-directed treatment and trends in survival...
  25. doi request reprint Surgeon volume impacts hospital mortality for pancreatic resection
    Robert W Eppsteiner
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis, and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Ann Surg 249:635-40. 2009
    ..We attempted to determine if improved outcomes by HV surgeons are reproducible when patient demographic factors are controlled at the population level...
  26. doi request reprint Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: the impact of surgical resection on survival
    Joshua S Hill
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Cancer 115:741-51. 2009
    ..The authors investigated the survival advantage of pancreatic resection using a national database...
  27. doi request reprint Surgeon volume metrics in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Nicholas G Csikesz
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:2398-405. 2010
    ..As LC is now standard therapy for acute cholecystitis (AC), we aimed to determine if surgeon volume is still vital to patient outcomes...
  28. doi request reprint Trends in adrenalectomy: a recent national review
    Melissa M Murphy
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Suite S3 752, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:2518-26. 2010
    ..This study aimed to evaluate national adrenalectomy trends, including major postoperative complications and perioperative mortality...
  29. doi request reprint Surgery and radiotherapy for retroperitoneal and abdominal sarcoma: both necessary and sufficient
    Zheng Zhou
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, USA
    Arch Surg 145:426-31. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of surgical resection and radiotherapy (RT) in retroperitoneal or abdominal sarcoma...
  30. doi request reprint National complication rates after pancreatectomy: beyond mere mortality
    Jessica P Simons
    Department of Surgery, UMass Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Suite S3 752, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1798-805. 2009
    ..National studies on in-hospital pancreatic outcomes have focused on mortality. Non-fatal morbidity affects a greater proportion of patients...
  31. doi request reprint In-hospital mortality from liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: a simple risk score
    Jessica P Simons
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 116:1733-8. 2010
    ..However, the associated mortality of such procedures is not well defined. Accurate predictions of patients' perioperative risk would be helpful to guide decision making...
  32. doi request reprint Potential benefit of resection for stage IV gastric cancer: a national survey
    Jillian K Smith
    Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, S3 752, Worcester, MA 01655 0002, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1660-8. 2010
    ..Controversy exists as to whether patients with stage IV gastric cancer should undergo surgical resection. We examined the association of gastrectomy with survival in this population...
  33. doi request reprint Underutilization of therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma in the medicare population
    Shimul A Shah
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research SOAR, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01665, USA
    Cancer 117:1019-26. 2011
    ..Multiple treatment options are available for HCC but their use and effectiveness remain unknown...
  34. doi request reprint Colectomy performance improvement within NSQIP 2005-2008
    Deepak K Ozhathil
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    J Surg Res 171:e9-13. 2011
    ..All open and laparoscopic colectomies submitted to the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) were evaluated for trends and improvements in operative outcomes...
  35. doi request reprint In-hospital mortality after pancreatic resection for chronic pancreatitis: population-based estimates from the nationwide inpatient sample
    Joshua S Hill
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:468-76. 2009
    ..The perceived risk of pancreatectomy may limit its use. Using a national database, this study compared mortality after pancreatic resections for chronic pancreatitis with those performed for neoplasm...
  36. doi request reprint Hospitalization for complications of cirrhosis: does volume matter?
    Anand Singla
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, S6 432, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:330-5. 2011
    ..We examined whether a volume benefit exists for hospitals dealing with specialized disorders like complications of cirrhosis...
  37. doi request reprint Comparison of right lobe donor hepatectomy with elective right hepatectomy for other causes in New York
    Andrew T Burr
    Department of Surgery, Solid Organ Transplantation, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, S6 432, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1869-75. 2011
    ..Since there is no live donor registry in the United States, a population-based, unsolicited state-wide analysis has yet to be reported...
  38. pmc Contemporary trends in necrotizing soft-tissue infections in the United States
    Charles M Psoinos
    Department of Surgery, Center for Outcomes Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Surgery 153:819-27. 2013
    ..Necrotizing soft-tissue infections (NSTI) are rare, potentially fatal, operative emergencies. We studied a national cohort of patients to determine recent trends in incidence, treatment, and outcomes for NSTI...
  39. doi request reprint Outcomes following resection of pancreatic cancer
    Elan R Witkowski
    Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    J Surg Oncol 107:97-103. 2013
    ..This article reviews the progress made on both local and national levels towards an era of safer pancreatic surgery, while discussing both perioperative outcomes and long-term survival after resection...
  40. pmc Centre volume and resource consumption in liver transplantation
    Christopher W Macomber
    Department of Surgery Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 14:554-9. 2012
    ..In the current era of health care reform and pay for performance, the effects of centre volume on quality, utilization and cost are unknown...
  41. pmc The dangers of being a "weekend warrior": a new call for injury prevention efforts
    Charles M Psoinos
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:469-73; discussion 473. 2012
    ..Reducing the risks taken by these "weekend warriors" has not been the focus of injury prevention efforts. This study describes injury patterns and outcomes for nonprofessionals attempting home roof and tree maintenance...
  42. doi request reprint Surgical management of acute cholecystitis at a tertiary care center in the modern era
    Jason T Wiseman
    Department of Surgery, Surgery Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Arch Surg 145:439-44. 2010
    ..The advent of laparoscopy has changed the paradigm of surgical training and care delivery for the treatment of patients with acute cholecystitis (AC)...
  43. doi request reprint Pancreatic resection: a key component to reducing racial disparities in pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Melissa M Murphy
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 115:3979-90. 2009
    ..Surgical resection remains the only potential curative option. If surgical disparities exist, then they may provide insight into outcome discrepancies...
  44. doi request reprint Survival after liver transplantation using hepatitis C virus-positive donor allografts: case-controlled analysis of the UNOS database
    Andrew T Burr
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    World J Surg 35:1590-5. 2011
    ..We aimed to examine if the use of a HCV+ liver allograft affects patient and graft survivals compared to HCV- donor allografts in a case-controlled analysis of the united network for organ sharing (UNOS) database...
  45. doi request reprint The impact of socioeconomic status on presentation and treatment of diverticular disease
    Nicholas G Csikesz
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1993-2001; discussion 2001-2. 2009
    ..Diverticular disease is a common medical problem, but it is unknown if lower socioeconomic status (SES) affects patient outcomes in diverticular disease...
  46. doi request reprint Variations in gastric cancer care: a trend beyond racial disparities
    Waddah B Al-Refaie
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota and Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 420 Delaware Street SE, Mayo Mail Code 195, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer 116:465-75. 2010
    ..By using current recommendations, the authors examined the association between race and guideline-recommended treatments and identified factors that are predictive of variations in gastric cancer care...
  47. pmc Effect of centre volume and high donor risk index on liver allograft survival
    Deepak K Ozhathil
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:447-53. 2011
    ..Using risk-adjusted models, the aim of the present study was to determine whether a volume-outcome relationship existed among liver transplants at high risk for allograft failure...
  48. doi request reprint Nationwide volume and mortality after elective surgery in cirrhotic patients
    Nicholas G Csikesz
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:96-103. 2009
    ..The outcomes after elective surgery in patients with cirrhosis have not been well studied...
  49. doi request reprint Alcohol exposure as a risk factor for adverse outcomes in elective surgery
    Bharath Nath
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, S6 432, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1732-41. 2010
    ..Alcohol consumption is a well-documented determinant of adverse perioperative outcome. We sought to determine the effect of active alcohol consumption following elective surgery...
  50. doi request reprint Current status of surgical management of acute cholecystitis in the United States
    Nicholas Csikesz
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, S3 838, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    World J Surg 32:2230-6. 2008
    ..We attempted to determine population-based outcomes of laparoscopic (LC) and open cholecystectomy (OC) for acute cholecystitis (AC)...
  51. doi request reprint Current trends and short-term outcomes of live donor nephrectomy: a population-based analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample
    Beth Colombo
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, S6 432, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    World J Surg 34:2985-90. 2010
    ..Recent United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) data suggest that live kidney donation is stagnant. Current practices and trends in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (LDN) among the transplant community remain largely unknown...
  52. doi request reprint High volume and outcome after liver resection: surgeon or center?
    Robert W Eppsteiner
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1709-16; discussion 1716. 2008
    ..In a case controlled analysis, we attempted to determine if the volume-survival benefit persists in liver resection (LR) after eliminating differences in background characteristics...
  53. doi request reprint Is the growth in laparoscopic surgery reproducible with more complex procedures?
    Anand Singla
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis, and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Surgery 146:367-74. 2009
    ..Unlike LAP cholecystectomy, it is unclear whether complex LAP procedures are being performed with the same growth today...
  54. doi request reprint Colorectal neoplasia screening before age 50?: current epidemiologic trends in the United States
    Erin K Cooley
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:222-9. 2009
    ..In 1995, the United States Preventative Services Task Force recommended commencing screening at age 50 for average-risk people. We assessed trends in colorectal resection for neoplasia in the interval following these recommendations...
  55. ncbi request reprint Venous resection in pancreatic cancer surgery
    Jennifer F Tseng
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 20:349-64. 2006
    ....
  56. doi request reprint In-hospital mortality for liver resection for metastases: a simple risk score
    Jessica P Simons
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Surg Res 156:21-5. 2009
    ..Surgical management of liver metastases from various primaries is increasingly common. The mortality of such procedures is not well-defined. Accurate predictions for perioperative risk could augment decision-making...
  57. pmc Tumor registry versus physician medical record review: a direct comparison of patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
    Elisabet E Manasanch
    Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research and Tumor Registry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
    J Oncol Pract 7:111-6. 2011
    ..We aimed to establish the accuracy of TR data by comparing them with physician medical record review (MD review) using pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) as an example...
  58. doi request reprint Disparities in cancer care: an operative perspective
    Melissa M Murphy
    Surgery Outcomes Analysis and Research, Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, S6 432, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Surgery 147:733-7. 2010
    ..Health disparities in cancer care have been described and stem from a complex interplay of patient, provider, and instutional factors...
  59. pmc Perioperative mortality for pancreatectomy: a national perspective
    James T McPhee
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Ann Surg 246:246-53. 2007
    ..To analyze in-hospital mortality after pancreatectomy using a large national database...
  60. doi request reprint Trends in surgical management for acute cholecystitis
    Nicholas G Csikesz
    Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Surgery 144:283-9. 2008
    ..There has not been an overall evaluation of the safety and efficacy of LC vs. OC as treatment for AC...
  61. doi request reprint The impact of ethnicity on the presentation and prognosis of patients with gastric adenocarcinoma. Results from the National Cancer Data Base
    Waddah B Al-Refaie
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota and Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 113:461-9. 2008
    ..To validate this observation in a large cohort, the authors of this report used the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) to determine whether self-reported ethnicity influences presentation and survival in this patient population...
  62. ncbi request reprint Patients undergoing treatment for pancreatic adenocarcinoma can mount an effective immune response to vaccinations
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pancreatology 5:67-74. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether patients undergoing postresection or primary medical treatment for pancreatic adenocarcinoma were immunocompetent...
  63. pmc Serous cystadenoma of the pancreas: tumor growth rates and recommendations for treatment
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Departments of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Surg 242:413-9; discussion 419-21. 2005
    ..To define the natural history and optimal management of serous cystadenoma of the pancreas...
  64. pmc Impact of resection status on pattern of failure and survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Chandrajit P Raut
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 246:52-60. 2007
    ..To better understand the impact of a microscopically positive margin (R1) on patterns of disease recurrence and survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  65. ncbi request reprint Adenovirus-mediated delivery of a soluble form of the VEGF receptor Flk1 delays the growth of murine and human pancreatic adenocarcinoma in mice
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, and Division of Molecular Medicine, Children s Hospital, and Surgical Research Laboratories, Children s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Surgery 132:857-65. 2002
    ..We evaluated the antitumor effects of the in vivo administration of an adenovirus vector encoding a soluble form of Flk1 (Flk1-Fc), a receptor for vascular endothelial growth factor, in 3 murine models of pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  66. ncbi request reprint Gene therapy for pancreatic cancer
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Children s Hospital, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Enders 861, 320 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 11:537-69. 2002
    ..The time-worn surgical maxim, "Do what's easy first," certainly applies here...
  67. ncbi request reprint Pancreaticoduodenectomy with vascular resection: margin status and survival duration
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:935-49; discussion 949-50. 2004
    ....