Herbert J Zeh
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Tam V, Borrebach J, Dunn S, Bellon J, Zeh H, Hogg M. Proficiency-based training and credentialing can improve patient outcomes and decrease cost to a hospital system. Am J Surg. 2018;: pubmed publisher
..A structured proficiency-based robotics training curriculum is an effective way to reduce operative times and costs. ..
Boone B, Bahary N, Zureikat A, Moser A, Normolle D, Wu W, et al
. Safety and Biologic Response of Pre-operative Autophagy Inhibition in Combination with Gemcitabine in Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015;22:4402-10 pubmed publisher
..Preoperative autophagy inhibition with HCQ plus gemcitabine is safe and well tolerated. Surrogate biomarker responses (CA 19-9) and surgical oncologic outcomes were encouraging. p53 status was not associated with adverse outcomes. ..
Roy S, LaFramboise W, Liu T, Cao D, Luvison A, Miller C, et al
. Loss of Chromatin-Remodeling Proteins and/or CDKN2A Associates With Metastasis of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors and Reduced Patient Survival Times. Gastroenterology. 2018;154:2060-2063.e8 pubmed publisher
..Our findings indicate that alterations in chromatin-remodeling genes and CDKN2A contribute to metastasis of PanNETs. ..
Anunobi R, Boone B, Cheh N, Tang D, Kang R, Loux T, et al
. Extracellular DNA promotes colorectal tumor cell survival after cytotoxic chemotherapy. J Surg Res. 2018;226:181-191 pubmed publisher
..This work has important implications for targeting extracellular DNA, TLR-9, and autophagy during treatment with chemotherapy and enhances our understanding of the role of extracellular DNA in the tumor microenvironment. ..
Radomski M, Zenati M, Novak S, Tam V, Steve J, Bartlett D, et al
. Factors associated with prolonged hospitalization in patients undergoing pancreatoduodenectomy. Am J Surg. 2018;215:636-642 pubmed publisher
..Focused efforts to counsel and optimize patients pre-operatively and minimize intra-operative complications may shorten hospital stays. ..