Thomas J Watson

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Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lower esophageal sphincter injections for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Thomas J Watson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box Surgery, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 15:405-15. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Gastrectomy as a remedial operation for failed fundoplication
    Valerie A Williams
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:29-35. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Robotic esophagectomy: is it an advance and what is the future?
    Thomas J Watson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:S757-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Endoscopic resection for Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasia or early esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Thomas J Watson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 20:310-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The cutting edge in esophageal physiology testing: equipment, uses, and analysis
    Thomas J Watson
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box Surgery, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 21:449-63. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus
    Thomas J Watson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:S88-93. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of esophageal function for antireflux surgery
    Thomas J Watson
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box Surgery, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 15:347-60. 2005
  8. doi request reprint "Open" esophagectomy
    Thomas J Watson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1500-2. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Are endoscopic therapies appropriate for superficial submucosal esophageal adenocarcinoma? An analysis of esophagectomy specimens
    Boris Sepesi
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:418-27. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis of Barrett esophagus: deoxycholic acid up-regulates goblet-specific gene MUC2 in concert with CDX2 in human esophageal cells
    Yingchuan Hu
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Arch Surg 142:540-4; discussion 544-5. 2007

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Lower esophageal sphincter injections for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Thomas J Watson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box Surgery, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 15:405-15. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Gastrectomy as a remedial operation for failed fundoplication
    Valerie A Williams
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:29-35. 2007
    ..Gastrectomy is an acceptable treatment option for recurrent symptoms particularly when another attempt at fundoplication is ill advised, such as in the setting of multiple prior fundoplications or failed Collis gastroplasty...
  3. ncbi request reprint Robotic esophagectomy: is it an advance and what is the future?
    Thomas J Watson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:S757-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Endoscopic resection for Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasia or early esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Thomas J Watson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 20:310-9. 2008
    ..This article reviews endoscopic resection for the management of early esophageal neoplasia, including preprocedural evaluation, appropriate patient selection, available techniques and results of recent clinical trials...
  5. doi request reprint The cutting edge in esophageal physiology testing: equipment, uses, and analysis
    Thomas J Watson
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box Surgery, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 21:449-63. 2011
    ..The physician or surgeon treating esophageal disorders is well advised to keep abreast of ongoing advancements and to implement them into their diagnostic armamentarium...
  6. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus
    Thomas J Watson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:S88-93. 2010
    ..Barrett's esophagus (BE) is known to be due to chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease and is a precursor of esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of esophageal function for antireflux surgery
    Thomas J Watson
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box Surgery, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 15:347-60. 2005
    ....
  8. doi request reprint "Open" esophagectomy
    Thomas J Watson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1500-2. 2011
    ..In experienced hands and with appropriate patient selection, "open" esophagectomy can achieve good rates of cure with low mortality, acceptable morbidity, and good long-term quality of life...
  9. doi request reprint Are endoscopic therapies appropriate for superficial submucosal esophageal adenocarcinoma? An analysis of esophagectomy specimens
    Boris Sepesi
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:418-27. 2010
    ..Controversy exists regarding the prevalence of nodal metastases at various depths of mucosal and submucosal invasion. Our aim was to clarify this prevalence and identify predictors of nodal spread...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis of Barrett esophagus: deoxycholic acid up-regulates goblet-specific gene MUC2 in concert with CDX2 in human esophageal cells
    Yingchuan Hu
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Arch Surg 142:540-4; discussion 544-5. 2007
    ..We investigated mucin 2 (MUC2) and CDX2 mRNA expression before and after treatment with deoxycholic acid in 4 human esophageal cell lines...
  11. doi request reprint A population-based analysis of emergent vs. elective hospital admissions for an intrathoracic stomach
    Marek Polomsky
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1250-5. 2010
    ..Our objective was to understand the magnitude of the problem and to assess clinical outcomes and hospital costs in elective and emergent admissions of patients with an intrathoracic stomach in a large population-based study...
  12. doi request reprint Surgical resection for locoregional esophageal cancer is underutilized in the United States
    Attila Dubecz
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:754-61. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that esophagectomy for esophageal cancer is underused, and we assessed the prevalence of resection in national, state, and local cancer data registries...
  13. doi request reprint Does the value of PET-CT extend beyond pretreatment staging? An analysis of survival in surgical patients with esophageal cancer
    Boris Sepesi
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:2121-7. 2009
    ..The role of PET in predicting survival has received less attention. We sought to assess the relationship of pretreatment maximum standard uptake value (SUV(max)) to survival in surgical patients with esophageal cancer...
  14. doi request reprint Reflux-associated oxygen desaturations: usefulness in diagnosing reflux-related respiratory symptoms
    Candice L Wilshire
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SURG, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:30-8. 2013
    ....
  15. pmc Pathogenesis of Barrett's esophagus: bile acids inhibit the Notch signaling pathway with induction of CDX2 gene expression in human esophageal cells
    David J Morrow
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Surgery 146:714-21; discussion 721-2. 2009
    ..Inhibition of Notch signaling accompanied by increased Hath1 and induction of caudal homeobox 2 (CDX2) may be involved in development of intestinal goblet cells...
  16. doi request reprint Dysphagia postfundoplication: more commonly hiatal outflow resistance than poor esophageal body motility
    Candice L Wilshire
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Surgery 152:584-92; discussion 592-4. 2012
    ..Our aim was to determine factors responsible for persistent postoperative dysphagia...
  17. doi request reprint Bile acid alone, or in combination with acid, induces CDX2 expression through activation of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)
    Nelly E Avissar
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:212-22. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that induction of CDX2 by bile acids may be due to ligand-dependent transactivation of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Esophagectomy for high grade dysplasia is safe, curative, and results in good alimentary outcome
    Valerie A Williams
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1589-97. 2007
    ..The purpose of our study was to document the perioperative and symptomatic outcomes and long-term survival after esophagectomy for HGD of the esophagus...
  19. doi request reprint Perioperative risk of laparoscopic fundoplication: safer than previously reported-analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program 2005 to 2009
    Stefan Niebisch
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:61-8; discussion 68-9. 2012
    ..Published data report perioperative morbidity between 3% and 21% and mortality of 0.2% and 0.5%, and current data are uncommon, largely from previous decades, and almost exclusively single institutional...
  20. doi request reprint Endoscopic management of early esophageal neoplasia: an emerging standard
    Kelly M Galey
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1728-35. 2011
    ..We analyzed treatment and outcomes of patients undergoing multimodal endoscopic treatment of early esophageal neoplasia at our institution...
  21. doi request reprint A new era in esophageal diagnostics: the image-based paradigm of high-resolution manometry
    Renato Salvador
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:1035-44. 2009
    ..HRM may offer advantages over conventional methods, including improved identification of motility disorders, hiatal hernia, and outflow obstruction, and ease interpretation...
  22. doi request reprint Esophageal stenting for malignant and benign disease: 133 cases on a thoracic surgical service
    Attila Dubecz
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:2028-32; discussion 2032-3. 2011
    ..The aim of our study was to review our experience with self-expanding metal, plastic, and hybrid stents in the treatment of esophageal disease on a thoracic surgical service...
  23. doi request reprint Atypical variants of classic achalasia are common and currently under-recognized: a study of prevalence and clinical features
    Kelly M Galey
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14534, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:155-61; discussion 162-3. 2011
    ..This study assesses the frequency and clinical characteristics of patients with motility abnormalities similar to, but not meeting criteria for, classic achalasia...
  24. doi request reprint Should elective repair of intrathoracic stomach be encouraged?
    Marek Polomsky
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:203-10. 2010
    ..The timing of repair remains controversial, and most reports do not delineate morbidity of emergent presentation. The aim of the study was to compare the morbidity and mortality of elective and emergent repair...
  25. ncbi request reprint The pathogenesis of Barrett's esophagus: secondary bile acids upregulate intestinal differentiation factor CDX2 expression in esophageal cells
    Yingchuan Hu
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:827-34. 2007
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Surgical management of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Candice L Wilshire
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 42:119-31. 2013
    ..With ongoing study, the appropriate indications for surgical intervention among the array of potential antireflux therapies will continue to be elucidated...
  27. ncbi request reprint Detection and diagnosis of nonpalpable supraclavicular lymph nodes in lung cancer at CT and US
    Patrick J Fultz
    Department of Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Radiology 222:245-51. 2002
    ..To assess frequency and significance of enlarged nonpalpable supraclavicular lymph nodes by using chest computed tomography (CT) and supraclavicular ultrasonography (US) in patients at initial diagnosis of lung cancer...
  28. doi request reprint Optimum lymphadenectomy for esophageal cancer
    Nabil P Rizk
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg 251:46-50. 2010
    ..Using Worldwide Esophageal Cancer Collaboration data, we sought to (1) characterize the relationship between survival and extent of lymphadenectomy, and (2) from this, define optimum lymphadenectomy...
  29. doi request reprint Association of kyphosis and spinal skeletal abnormalities with intrathoracic stomach: a link toward understanding its pathogenesis
    Marek Polomsky
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:562-9. 2009
    ..The role of spinal abnormalities has received little attention. Based on clinical observation, we hypothesized that kyphosis and other spinal diseases are components of the pathophysiology of an intrathoracic stomach...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sonographically guided biopsy of supraclavicular lymph nodes: a simple alternative to lung biopsy and other more invasive procedures
    Patrick J Fultz
    Department of Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642 8648, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:1403-9. 2003
  31. doi request reprint Spontaneous esophageal hematoma in a patient with atrial fibrillation
    Roseanna Guzman
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642 8410, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1089-91. 2013
    ..Aspirin treatment was resumed. After complete resolution of hematoma on outpatient scans, warfarin treatment was restarted. The challenges of managing an esophageal hematoma in a patient requiring anticoagulation are discussed...
  32. doi request reprint Endoscopic evaluation of the tracheobronchial tree and mediastinal lymph nodes
    Daniel P Raymond
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box Surgery, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 90:1053-63. 2010
    ..This article concisely and comprehensively reviews the endoscopic evaluation of the tracheobronchial tree and mediastinum with a focus on emerging technologies and their role in treatment of thoracic disease...
  33. pmc Preclinical and pilot clinical studies of docetaxel chemoradiation for Stage III non-small-cell lung cancer
    Yuhchyau Chen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80:1358-64. 2011
    ....
  34. pmc Emphysematous gastritis: A young diabetic's recovery
    James Iannuzzi
    Division of Thoracic Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Int J Surg Case Rep 3:125-7. 2012
    ..Emphysematous gastritis (EG) is a rare and often fatal disorder involving infection of the gastric wall by gas-forming organisms...
  35. ncbi request reprint Image of the month. Small left apical pneumothorax, left tube thoracostomy, and a prominent right central pulmonary artery
    Richard J Hendrickson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Arch Surg 139:1017-18. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint What's new in general thoracic surgery
    Richard H Feins
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:265-72. 2004