Donald Low

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Mason Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Esophagectomy--it's not just about mortality anymore: standardized perioperative clinical pathways improve outcomes in patients with esophageal cancer
    Donald E Low
    Thoracic Oncology Program and Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1395-402; discussion 1402. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Invited commentary
    Donald E Low
    Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1138. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Update on clinical impact, documentation, and management of complications associated with esophagectomy
    Donald E Low
    Department of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98111, USA Electronic address
    Thorac Surg Clin 23:535-50. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Evolution in surgical management of esophageal cancer
    Donald E Low
    Department of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Dig Dis 31:21-9. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Open repair of paraesophageal hernia: reassessment of subjective and objective outcomes
    Donald E Low
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:287-94. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Donald Low
    Department of Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 9th Ave, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:231. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Invited commentary
    Donald Low
    General Thoracic Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1952-3. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Open versus minimally invasive esophagectomy: what is the best approach? Frame the issue
    Donald E Low
    Department of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1497-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Evolution in perioperative management of patients undergoing oesophagectomy
    D E Low
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Br J Surg 94:655-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Useful benchmarks to evaluate outcomes after esophagectomy and pancreaticoduodenectomy
    L William Traverso
    Department of General, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave, PO Box 900, Seattle, WA 98111 0900, USA
    Am J Surg 187:604-8. 2004

Collaborators

  • Andrew S Ross
  • Shayan Irani
  • Michael Gluck
  • Drew Schembre
  • R Kozarek
  • Otto Schiueh Tzang Lin
  • L W Traverso
  • H Shinchi
  • A Humar
  • V Guru
  • Mark B Loeb
  • D M Skowronski
  • Gülseren Seven
  • Allison Mcgeer
  • Matthew P Muller
  • Matthew Deeter
  • Robert J Moraca
  • Anna Norrby-Teglund
  • Joseph M Neal
  • Caitlin Pepperell
  • Raju P Wadhwa
  • James Brunton
  • Michael A Gardam
  • W Bruce Jackson
  • S Ian Gan
  • Richard P Koehler
  • Russell Dorer
  • Madhan Kumar Kuppusamy
  • John Bohnen
  • Bing Siang Gan
  • Pontus Thulin
  • William L Traverso
  • Ravi Moonka
  • Harvey Artsob
  • Hugh W Allen
  • Margaret Fearon
  • Andrew E Simor
  • John J Brandabur
  • Ralph Kern
  • Karen A Green
  • Robert T Wilcox
  • Andrew Simor
  • Sigmund Krajden
  • Michael A Drebot
  • Tony Mazzulli
  • William Halliday
  • Daniel Gregson
  • Renee E France
  • Neil Rau
  • Jodie Burton
  • Cheryl Jaigobin
  • Barbara Mederski
  • Rosemary MacDougall
  • Paul F Whitsitt
  • Julianne V Kus
  • Dan Dattani
  • Randall G Leeder
  • John M Conly
  • Lori L Burrows

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Esophagectomy--it's not just about mortality anymore: standardized perioperative clinical pathways improve outcomes in patients with esophageal cancer
    Donald E Low
    Thoracic Oncology Program and Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1395-402; discussion 1402. 2007
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Invited commentary
    Donald E Low
    Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1138. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Update on clinical impact, documentation, and management of complications associated with esophagectomy
    Donald E Low
    Department of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98111, USA Electronic address
    Thorac Surg Clin 23:535-50. 2013
    ..New endoscopic and interventional approaches to treating anastomotic leak and stricture and chyle leak can selectively decrease length of stay and costs of managing complications. ..
  4. doi request reprint Evolution in surgical management of esophageal cancer
    Donald E Low
    Department of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Dig Dis 31:21-9. 2013
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Open repair of paraesophageal hernia: reassessment of subjective and objective outcomes
    Donald E Low
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:287-94. 2005
    ..Increasing numbers of patients are undergoing laparoscopic repair. This series provides an up-to-date benchmark of the results of open repair of PEH to compare with current laparoscopic series...
  6. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Donald Low
    Department of Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 9th Ave, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:231. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Invited commentary
    Donald Low
    General Thoracic Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1952-3. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Open versus minimally invasive esophagectomy: what is the best approach? Frame the issue
    Donald E Low
    Department of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1497-9. 2011
    ..In the absence of either randomized or controlled prospective comparisons, this series of papers will review current perceptions of the advantages of both minimally invasive and open surgery for the treatment of esophageal cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evolution in perioperative management of patients undergoing oesophagectomy
    D E Low
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Br J Surg 94:655-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Useful benchmarks to evaluate outcomes after esophagectomy and pancreaticoduodenectomy
    L William Traverso
    Department of General, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave, PO Box 900, Seattle, WA 98111 0900, USA
    Am J Surg 187:604-8. 2004
    ..If a low-volume center recorded high mortality, then a broader set of outcomes beyond mortality would be useful for self-assessment...
  11. doi request reprint Update on staging and surgical treatment options for esophageal cancer
    Donald E Low
    Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology, C6 GS, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:719-29. 2011
    ..The incidence of esophageal cancer is increasing worldwide, with the most dramatic increase being seen with respect to esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of paraesophageal hernia repair on pulmonary function
    Donald E Low
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:333-7; discussion 337. 2002
    ..We have noted that patients complaining of dyspnea prior to paraesophageal hernia repair often noted significant improvement following surgery...
  13. doi request reprint Treatment of Barrett's esophagus with early neoplasia: a comparison of endoscopic therapy and esophagectomy
    Drew B Schembre
    Division of Gastroenterology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:595-601. 2008
    ..Endoscopic therapies for early neoplasia in Barrett's esophagus may be a viable alternative to esophagectomy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and health-related quality of life after esophagectomy for high-grade dysplasia and intramucosal cancer
    Robert J Moraca
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Wash 98101, USA
    Arch Surg 141:545-9; discussion 549-51. 2006
    ..This study provides a critical assessment of outcomes and health-related quality of life (HRQL) after esophagectomy for HGD and IMC...
  15. doi request reprint Partially versus fully covered self-expanding metal stents for benign and malignant esophageal conditions: a single center experience
    Gülseren Seven
    The Digestive Disease Institute at Virginia Mason, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 9th Ave, Mail Stop C3 GAS, PO Box 900, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:2185-92. 2013
    ..We aimed to evaluate the outcome of PCSEMS and FCSEMS in patients with both benign and malignant esophageal diseases...
  16. ncbi request reprint Near-total esophagectomy: the influence of standardized multimodal management and intraoperative fluid restriction
    Joseph M Neal
    Department of Anesthesiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 28:328-34. 2003
    ..Esophagectomy can be associated with high morbidity and mortality. We present our experience managing these patients using a standardized multimodal approach that emphasizes intraoperative fluid restriction and early extubation...
  17. doi request reprint Assessment of criteria and clinical significance of circumferential resection margins in esophageal cancer
    Matthew Deeter
    Department of Thoracic Surgery and Pathology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Arch Surg 144:618-24. 2009
    ..To assess the clinical significance of circumferential resection margins according to current criteria of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Royal College of Pathology (RCP) in esophageal and esophagogastric cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint Use of self-expandable metallic stents in benign GI diseases
    Raju P Wadhwa
    Section of Gastroenterology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 58:207-12. 2003
    ..There are few data available regarding long-term complications and outcomes with use of self-expandable metallic stents in benign disease and virtually none regarding attempted removal once the acute problem is resolved...
  19. pmc West Nile virus infection in 2002: morbidity and mortality among patients admitted to hospital in southcentral Ontario
    Caitlin Pepperell
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    CMAJ 168:1399-405. 2003
    ..We encountered a number of seriously ill patients at our hospitals. In this article we document the clinical characteristics of these cases...
  20. ncbi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS): a year in review
    Danuta M Skowronski
    University of British Columbia Center for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 4R4
    Annu Rev Med 56:357-81. 2005
    ..This review synthesizes lessons learned from this remarkable achievement. These lessons can be applied to re-emergence of SARS or to the next pandemic threat to arise...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical and epidemiologic features of group a streptococcal pneumonia in Ontario, Canada
    Matthew P Muller
    Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X5
    Arch Intern Med 163:467-72. 2003
    ..During the past 2 decades there has been a resurgence of invasive GAS infection, but no large study of GAS pneumonia has been performed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is surveillance for multidrug-resistant enterobacteriaceae an effective infection control strategy in the absence of an outbreak?
    Michael A Gardam
    Infection Prevention and Control Unit, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    J Infect Dis 186:1754-60. 2002
    ..The annual cost of a surveillance program was calculated at Canadian $1,130,184.44. Thus, the routine and costly use of MDRE surveillance and isolation precautions are not warranted in the absence of a clonal outbreak in this population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Successful management of severe group A streptococcal soft tissue infections using an aggressive medical regimen including intravenous polyspecific immunoglobulin together with a conservative surgical approach
    Anna Norrby-Teglund
    Centre for Infectious Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:166-72. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Treatment of acute bacterial conjunctivitis: 1% fusidic acid viscous drops vs. 0.3% tobramycin drops
    W Bruce Jackson
    University of Ottawa Eye Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Ont
    Can J Ophthalmol 37:228-37; discussion 237. 2002
    ..3% tobramycin ophthalmic solution (Tobrex) in the treatment of suspected bacterial conjunctivitis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous intramural rupture of the esophagus: clinical presentation and endoscopic findings
    Michael Gluck
    Gastroenterology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:134-6. 2002