Steven Strasberg

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc 'Extreme' vasculobiliary injuries: association with fundus-down cholecystectomy in severely inflamed gallbladders
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of HepatoPancreatoBiliary Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 14:1-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Use and dissemination of the brisbane 2000 nomenclature of liver anatomy and resections
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ann Surg 257:377-82. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Left-sided pancreatic cancer: distal pancreatectomy and its variants: radical antegrade modular pancreatosplenectomy and distal pancreatectomy with celiac axis resection
    Steven M Strasberg
    Department of Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Cancer J 18:562-70. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Resection of tumors of the neck of the pancreas with venous invasion: the "Whipple at the Splenic Artery (WATSA)" procedure
    Steven M Strasberg
    HPB Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8109, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:1048-54. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Clinical practice. Acute calculous cholecystitis
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Washington University in St Louis and Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:2804-11. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Role of FDG-PET staging in selecting the optimum patient for hepatic resection of metastatic colorectal cancer
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Surg Oncol 102:955-9. 2010
  7. pmc An analytical review of vasculobiliary injury in laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:1-14. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Postoperative morbidity index: a quantitative measure of severity of postoperative complications
    Steven M Strasberg
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Washington University in Saint Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:616-26. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Pattern of venous collateral development after splenic vein occlusion in an extended Whipple procedure : comparison with collateral vein pattern in cases of sinistral portal hypertension
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of HPB Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:2070-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Proposal for definition and severity grading of pancreatic anastomosis failure and pancreatic occlusion failure
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, MO, USA
    Surgery 141:420-6. 2007

Research Grants

  1. INJURY TO LIVER SINUSOIDAL ENDOTHELIAL CELLS
    Steven Strasberg; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. pmc 'Extreme' vasculobiliary injuries: association with fundus-down cholecystectomy in severely inflamed gallbladders
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of HepatoPancreatoBiliary Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 14:1-8. 2012
    ..The pathogenesis of these injuries is not well understood. The purpose of this study was to elucidate the mechanism of injury through an analysis of clinical records, particularly the operative notes of the index procedure...
  2. doi request reprint Use and dissemination of the brisbane 2000 nomenclature of liver anatomy and resections
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ann Surg 257:377-82. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use and dissemination of the nomenclature 10 years after its introduction...
  3. doi request reprint Left-sided pancreatic cancer: distal pancreatectomy and its variants: radical antegrade modular pancreatosplenectomy and distal pancreatectomy with celiac axis resection
    Steven M Strasberg
    Department of Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Cancer J 18:562-70. 2012
    ..Results with distal pancreatectomy with celiac axis resection are mixed with some series reporting few or no long-term survivors, whereas others report long-term survival at approximately 20%...
  4. doi request reprint Resection of tumors of the neck of the pancreas with venous invasion: the "Whipple at the Splenic Artery (WATSA)" procedure
    Steven M Strasberg
    HPB Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8109, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:1048-54. 2012
    ..Here, we present our method of resecting such tumors, which we term "Whipple at the Splenic Artery (WATSA)"...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical practice. Acute calculous cholecystitis
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Washington University in St Louis and Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:2804-11. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Role of FDG-PET staging in selecting the optimum patient for hepatic resection of metastatic colorectal cancer
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Surg Oncol 102:955-9. 2010
    ..FDG-PET is highly sensitive and specific for intrahepatic colorectal tumors and the most sensitive test for extrahepatic tumors. FDG-PET alters management in 25% of patients, reducing futile laparotomies and hepatectomies...
  7. pmc An analytical review of vasculobiliary injury in laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:1-14. 2011
    ..We performed an analytical review with the aim of defining vasculobiliary injury and setting out the important issues in this area...
  8. doi request reprint Postoperative morbidity index: a quantitative measure of severity of postoperative complications
    Steven M Strasberg
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Washington University in Saint Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:616-26. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate and establish feasibility of quantitative morbidity scores for several common abdominal surgical procedures...
  9. doi request reprint Pattern of venous collateral development after splenic vein occlusion in an extended Whipple procedure : comparison with collateral vein pattern in cases of sinistral portal hypertension
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of HPB Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:2070-9. 2011
    ..Our purpose was to compare the pattern of venous collateral development after splenic vein ligation in an extended Whipple procedure with the pattern of collateral development in cases of sinistral portal hypertension...
  10. ncbi request reprint Proposal for definition and severity grading of pancreatic anastomosis failure and pancreatic occlusion failure
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, MO, USA
    Surgery 141:420-6. 2007
  11. doi request reprint The accordion severity grading system of surgical complications
    Steven M Strasberg
    Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ann Surg 250:177-86. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to determine how well T92 and its modifications have functioned as a severity grading system and to develop an improved system for reporting complications...
  12. doi request reprint Biliary injury after laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a patient with right liver agenesis: case report and review of the literature
    Ryan C Fields
    Department of Surgery, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1577-81. 2008
    ..An 87-year-old man underwent attempted laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  13. ncbi request reprint A phase II study of alternating cycles of split course radiation therapy and gemcitabine chemotherapy for inoperable pancreatic or biliary tract carcinoma
    Lilie L Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 28:234-41. 2005
    ..Despite the prolongation in radiation treatment time because of split-course treatment, patients with sufficient response were able to undergo resection...
  14. doi request reprint Adjuvant interferon-based chemoradiation followed by gemcitabine for resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a single-institution phase II study
    David C Linehan
    Department of Surgery, Barnes Jewish Hospital Washington University Medical Center and Siteman Cancer Center, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ann Surg 248:145-51. 2008
    ..The primary end point was 2-year overall survival, with secondary endpoints being 2-year disease-free survival, and the frequency of grade 3 or 4 toxicity...
  15. doi request reprint Retrograde jejunoduodenal intussusception: a rare cause of acute pancreatitis after surgery for duodenal atresia
    Li Ern Chen
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:e31-3. 2008
    ..This case describes the heretofore unreported phenomenon of retrograde jejunoduodenal intussusception causing acute pancreatitis in a patient who underwent duodenojejunostomy in infancy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Celiac disease unmasked after pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Christian D Stone
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 29:270-1. 2005
  17. pmc Utility of staging laparoscopy in subsets of peripancreatic and biliary malignancies
    Charles M Vollmer
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Ann Surg 235:1-7. 2002
    ..To determine the relative benefit of staging laparoscopy in peripancreatic and biliary malignancies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Use of a bipolar vessel-sealing device for parenchymal transection during liver surgery
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:569-74. 2002
    ..We conclude that the device is a useful tool in standard liver resections...
  19. ncbi request reprint Bile duct injuries 12 years after the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    William C Chapman
    Sections of Transplantation, Washington University, St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:412-6. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Prospective trial of a blood supply-based technique of pancreaticojejunostomy: effect on anastomotic failure in the Whipple procedure
    Steven M Strasberg
    Department of Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 194:746-58; discussion 759-60. 2002
    ..Anastomotic failure at the pancreaticojejunostomy after a Whipple procedure, manifested either as a pancreatic fistula or intraabdominal abscess, is still an unacceptably common postoperative complication...
  21. ncbi request reprint Radical antegrade modular pancreatosplenectomy procedure for adenocarcinoma of the body and tail of the pancreas: ability to obtain negative tangential margins
    Steven M Strasberg
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:244-9. 2007
    ..We now present results of treatment of patients with adenocarcinoma using RAMPS with particular reference to the ability of this procedure to obtain negative tangential margin rates...
  22. doi request reprint Common bile duct injury following laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the setting of sinistroposition of the galladder and biliary confluence: a case report
    Tricia A Moo-Young
    Section of HPB Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:166-70. 2010
    ..A bile duct injury occurred to a 64-year-old female with highly aberrant bile ducts due to sinistroposition. Methods of potential injury avoidance are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Radical antegrade modular pancreatosplenectomy
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surgery 133:521-7. 2003
    ..However, this procedure has limitations in terms of the posterior extent of resection and the ability to achieve a complete N1 node resection...
  24. doi request reprint Downsizing to resectability of a large solid and cystic papillary tumor of the pancreas by single-agent chemotherapy
    Julie Kanter
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:e23-5. 2009
    ..We report the case of a 14-year-old female with SCPT who was successfully downsized with gemcitabine before definitive surgical resection...
  25. doi request reprint Influence of obesity and other risk factors on survival outcomes in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic cancer
    Monica Dandona
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Pancreas 40:931-7. 2011
    ..The impact of risk factors on prognosis in patients with pancreatic cancer, particularly obesity, has recently become controversial...
  26. ncbi request reprint The international position on laparoscopic liver surgery: The Louisville Statement, 2008
    Joseph F Buell
    Department of Surgery, Director of Transplantation, Jewish Hospital Transplant Center, 200 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Ann Surg 250:825-30. 2009
    ..To summarize the current world position on laparoscopic liver surgery...
  27. doi request reprint Establishing "normal" values for liver function tests after reconstruction of biliary injuries
    Elizabeth A Fialkowski
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:705-9. 2008
    ..This study's aim was to determine LFT reference values after biliary-enteric anastomosis for biliary injury repair in persons who have had an excellent postoperative course for > 6 months...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of steatohepatitis associated with irinotecan or oxaliplatin pretreatment on resectability of hepatic colorectal metastases
    Felix G Fernandez
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 200:845-53. 2005
    ..The objective was to evaluate the effect of preoperative administration of newer chemotherapeutic agents (irinotecan and oxaliplatin) on development of steatohepatitis, which could limit surgical options...
  29. doi request reprint Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: initial experience with critical view of safety dissection and routine intraoperative cholangiography
    Arthur Rawlings
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:1-7. 2010
    ..We present our initial experience with SILC using CVS dissection and routine IOC...
  30. ncbi request reprint Avoidance of biliary injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 9:543-7. 2002
    ..This technique is unreliable and should not be used alone for anatomic identification of the ducts. It is preferable to use the critical view technique or to perform a cholangiogram...
  31. doi request reprint Quantitative weighting of postoperative complications based on the accordion severity grading system: demonstration of potential impact using the american college of surgeons national surgical quality improvement program
    Matthew R Porembka
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:286-98. 2010
    ....
  32. doi request reprint "Sideways": results of repair of biliary injuries using a policy of side-to-side hepatico-jejunostomy
    Emily R Winslow
    Section of Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University in Saint Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ann Surg 249:426-34. 2009
    ..Compared with end-to-side repairs, side-to-side anastomoses require less dissection, theoretically preserving blood supply to the bile ducts, and usually permit wider anastomoses...
  33. doi request reprint Error traps and vasculo-biliary injury in laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, 1 Barnes Hospital Plaza, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 15:284-92. 2008
    ..Knowledge of these error traps and their avoidance can help to reduce the incidence of biliary injuries...
  34. ncbi request reprint Who oversees innovative practice? Is there a structure that meets the monitoring needs of new techniques?
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:938-48. 2003
  35. pmc Five-year survival after resection of hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer in patients screened by positron emission tomography with F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG-PET)
    Felix G Fernandez
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Ann Surg 240:438-47; discussion 447-50. 2004
    ..To report the first 5-year overall survival results in patients with colorectal carcinoma metastatic to the liver who have undergone hepatic resection after staging with [18F] fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose-positron emission tomography (FDG-PET)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy-induced normalization of FDG uptake by colorectal liver metastases does not usually indicate complete pathologic response
    Marcus C B Tan
    Section of Hepato Pancreato Biliary and GI Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1112-9. 2007
    ..Therefore, currently, curative resection of liver metastases in these patients should not be deferred on the basis of FDG-PET findings...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of regulatory T cells is increased in peripheral blood and tumor microenvironment of patients with pancreas or breast adenocarcinoma
    Udaya K Liyanage
    Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Immunol 169:2756-61. 2002
    ..These T(reg) may mitigate the immune response against cancer, and may partly explain the poor immune response against tumor Ags...
  38. ncbi request reprint ERCP and surgical intervention in pancreatic and biliary malignancies
    Steven M Strasberg
    Pruett Professor of Surgery, Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:S213-7. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Biliary injury in laparoscopic surgery: part 2. Changing the culture of cholecystectomy
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:604-11. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Nomenclature of hepatic anatomy and resections: a review of the Brisbane 2000 system
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and The Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Box 8109, Suite 17308 West Pavilion Tower, 1 Barnes Hospital Plaza, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 12:351-5. 2005
    ..The article describes historical developments central to the emergence of the new terminology and describes the terminology, its attributes, and rules of application...
  41. pmc Saline-linked surface radiofrequency ablation: factors affecting steam popping and depth of injury in the pig liver
    Stefan A Topp
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Ann Surg 239:518-27. 2004
    ..We determined parameters that predict steam popping and depth of tissue destruction under nonpopping conditions. A commercially available saline-linked surface RF cautery device (Floating Ball 3.0, TissueLink, Inc.) was used...
  42. ncbi request reprint Absorbable mesh reinforcement of a stapled pancreatic transection line reduces the leak rate with distal pancreatectomy
    Reuben I Thaker
    Department of Surgery, Division of Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic, and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:59-65. 2007
    ..Mesh reinforcement was possible with open or laparoscopic resections. No complications were attributable to the use of absorbable mesh...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cut it out: Managing hepatic abscesses in patients with chronic granulomatous disease
    Li Ern Chen
    St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:709-13. 2003
    ..The authors investigated the roles of drainage and hepatic resection in the management of liver abscesses in CGD patients...
  44. doi request reprint Saline-linked surface radiofrequency ablation: a safe and effective method of surface ablation of hepatic metastatic colorectal cancer
    Jennifer L Gnerlich
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Ann Surg 250:96-102. 2009
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of saline-linked surface radiofrequency ablation (SLSRFA) in a clinical setting...
  45. doi request reprint Isolation of right main and right sectional portal pedicles for liver resection without hepatotomy or inflow occlusion
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University in St Louis, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:390-6. 2008
  46. ncbi request reprint Strength of the evidence: adjuvant therapy for resected pancreatic cancer
    Vincent J Picozzi
    Section of Medical Oncology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave Buck 2, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:657-61. 2008
    ..Additional randomized trials are needed to address significant areas of controversy within available data...
  47. ncbi request reprint Protection of the liver during hepatic surgery
    Pierre Alain Clavien
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, 100 Raemistrasse, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:313-27. 2004
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Selection of patients for resection of hepatic colorectal metastases: expert consensus statement by Charnsangavej et al
    William C Chapman
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1269-70. 2006
  49. pmc Background: Tokyo Guidelines for the management of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis
    Tadahiro Takada
    Department of Surgery, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 8605, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:1-10. 2007
    ..Finally, an International Consensus Meeting took place in Tokyo, on 1-2 April, 2006, to obtain international agreement on diagnostic criteria, severity assessment, and management...
  50. pmc Flowcharts for the diagnosis and treatment of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines
    Fumihiko Miura
    Department of Surgery, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 8605, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:27-34. 2007
    ..Delayed elective cholecystectomy may be performed after initial treatment with gallbladder drainage and improvement of the patient's general medical condition...
  51. pmc Antimicrobial therapy for acute cholangitis: Tokyo Guidelines
    Atsushi Tanaka
    Department of Medicine, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1, Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 8605, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:59-67. 2007
    ..If the causative organisms are identified, empirically chosen antimicrobial drugs should be replaced by narrower-spectrum antimicrobial agents, the most appropriate for the species and the site of the infection...
  52. doi request reprint Left-sided pancreatectomy: a multicenter comparison of laparoscopic and open approaches
    David A Kooby
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365C Clifton Rd, NE, 2nd Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Surg 248:438-46. 2008
    ..To compare perioperative outcomes of laparoscopic left-sided pancreatectomy (LLP) with traditional open left-sided pancreatectomy (OLP) in a multicenter experience...
  53. pmc Definitions, pathophysiology, and epidemiology of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines
    Yasutoshi Kimura
    First Department of Surgery, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, S 1, W 16, Chuo Ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060 8543, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:15-26. 2007
    ..Variations in treatment and risk factors influencing the mortality rates indicate the necessity for standardized diagnostic, treatment, and severity assessment criteria...
  54. pmc Survival of patients staged by FDG-PET before resection of hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer
    Steven M Strasberg
    Ann Surg 235:308; author reply 310. 2002

Research Grants5

  1. INJURY TO LIVER SINUSOIDAL ENDOTHELIAL CELLS
    Steven Strasberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A potentially beneficial improvements in preservation solutions are identified they will be tested in whole isolated livers and by transplantation in the rat. ..