Robert J Korst

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Publications

  1. doi Systematic approach to the management of the newly found nodule on screening computed tomography: role of dedicated pulmonary nodule clinics
    Robert J Korst
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus, NJ 07652, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 23:141-52. 2013
  2. doi Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced thymic tumors: a phase II, multi-institutional clinical trial
    Robert J Korst
    Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, NJ Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Valley Hospital, Valley Health System, Ridgewood, NJ The International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group, Ardsley, NY Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:36-44, 46.e1. 2014
  3. doi Patterns of recurrent and persistent intestinal metaplasia after successful radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus
    Robert J Korst
    The Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, NJ 07652, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:1529-34. 2013
  4. doi Adjuvant radiotherapy for thymic epithelial tumors: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Robert J Korst
    Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, New Jersey 07652, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1641-7. 2009
  5. ncbi Primary lymphoma of the subglottic airway in a patient with Sjogren's syndrome mimicking high laryngotracheal stenosis
    Robert J Korst
    Department of Surgery, Valley Health System, The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1756-8. 2007
  6. doi The utility of automated volumetric growth analysis in a dedicated pulmonary nodule clinic
    Robert J Korst
    Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, NJ 07652, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:372-7. 2011
  7. doi Effect of hiatal hernia size and columnar segment length on the success of radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's esophagus: a single-center, phase II clinical trial
    Robert J Korst
    The Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, NJ 07652, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1168-73. 2011
  8. doi Multifocal neoplasia and nodal metastases in T1 esophageal carcinoma: implications for endoscopic treatment
    Nasser K Altorki
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Surg 247:434-9. 2008
  9. ncbi Positron emission tomographic scanning predicts survival after induction chemotherapy for esophageal carcinoma
    Jeffrey L Port
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:393-400; discussion 400. 2007
  10. ncbi Clinical pattern and pathologic stage but not histologic features predict outcome for bronchioloalveolar carcinoma
    Michael I Ebright
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1640-6; discussion 1646-7. 2002

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  1. doi Systematic approach to the management of the newly found nodule on screening computed tomography: role of dedicated pulmonary nodule clinics
    Robert J Korst
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus, NJ 07652, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 23:141-52. 2013
    ..A dedicated pulmonary nodule clinic has many potential advantages...
  2. doi Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced thymic tumors: a phase II, multi-institutional clinical trial
    Robert J Korst
    Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, NJ Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Valley Hospital, Valley Health System, Ridgewood, NJ The International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group, Ardsley, NY Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:36-44, 46.e1. 2014
    ..To determine the response rate, toxicity, and rate of complete resection after induction chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced thymic tumors, which were defined by specific radiographic criteria...
  3. doi Patterns of recurrent and persistent intestinal metaplasia after successful radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus
    Robert J Korst
    The Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, NJ 07652, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:1529-34. 2013
    ..We sought to determine (1) how often intestinal metaplasia is detected during follow-up endoscopy after successful ablation and (2) patterns of persistent/recurrent intestinal metaplasia...
  4. doi Adjuvant radiotherapy for thymic epithelial tumors: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Robert J Korst
    Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, New Jersey 07652, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1641-7. 2009
    ..05; 95% confidence interval: 0.63 to 1.75; p = 0.840). Additionally, the majority of publications suggest that the most common sites of recurrence are the lung, pleura, and diaphragm, even when incompletely resected patients are included...
  5. ncbi Primary lymphoma of the subglottic airway in a patient with Sjogren's syndrome mimicking high laryngotracheal stenosis
    Robert J Korst
    Department of Surgery, Valley Health System, The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1756-8. 2007
    ..Successful management was achieved using surgical resection with laryngotracheal reconstruction...
  6. doi The utility of automated volumetric growth analysis in a dedicated pulmonary nodule clinic
    Robert J Korst
    Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, NJ 07652, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:372-7. 2011
    ....
  7. doi Effect of hiatal hernia size and columnar segment length on the success of radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's esophagus: a single-center, phase II clinical trial
    Robert J Korst
    The Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, NJ 07652, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1168-73. 2011
    ..Hiatal hernia is common in patients with Barrett's esophagus. We sought to evaluate the effect of hiatal hernia size and initial columnar segment length on the success of radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus...
  8. doi Multifocal neoplasia and nodal metastases in T1 esophageal carcinoma: implications for endoscopic treatment
    Nasser K Altorki
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Surg 247:434-9. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi Positron emission tomographic scanning predicts survival after induction chemotherapy for esophageal carcinoma
    Jeffrey L Port
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:393-400; discussion 400. 2007
    ..This study assessed the predictive accuracy of clinical response (CR) and positron emission tomography (PET) scanning in determining pathological downstaging and disease free survival (DFS) after chemotherapy...
  10. ncbi Clinical pattern and pathologic stage but not histologic features predict outcome for bronchioloalveolar carcinoma
    Michael I Ebright
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1640-6; discussion 1646-7. 2002
    ..This study determined the outcome of resected BAC in relationship to clinical and radiologic disease pattern, and pathologic features...
  11. ncbi Cost effectiveness of chest computed tomography after lung cancer resection: a decision analysis model
    Michael S Kent
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1215-22; discussion 1222-3. 2005
    ..This study involves the creation of a decision analysis model to predict the cost effectiveness of postoperative surveillance CT...
  12. ncbi Surgical resection for multifocal (T4) non-small cell lung cancer: is the T4 designation valid?
    Jeffrey L Port
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:397-400. 2007
    ..In this study, we sought to determine the impact of multifocal, intralobar non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) on patient survival and its potential relevance to stage designation...
  13. ncbi Accuracy of surveillance computed tomography in detecting recurrent or new primary lung cancer in patients with completely resected lung cancer
    Robert J Korst
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1009-15; discussion 1015. 2006
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  14. ncbi Downstaging of T or N predicts long-term survival after preoperative chemotherapy and radical resection for esophageal carcinoma
    Robert J Korst
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:480-4; discussion 484-5. 2006
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  15. doi Transitioning from video-assisted thoracic surgical lobectomy to robotics for lung cancer: are there outcomes advantages?
    Benjamin E Lee
    Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, NJ Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, the Valley Hospital Valley Health System, Ridgewood, NJ Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:724-9. 2014
    ..To determine if there are advantages to transitioning to robotics by a surgeon who is already proficient in performing video-assisted thoracic surgical (VATS) lobectomy...
  16. ncbi Risk factors for occult mediastinal metastases in clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Paul C Lee
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:177-81. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to analyze the risk factors for occult mediastinal metastases in this subset of patients...
  17. doi Utility of endobronchial ultrasound-guided mediastinal lymph node biopsy in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
    Benjamin E Lee
    Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, NJ, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:585-90. 2012
    ..We chose to determine the utility of EBUS-TBNA in evaluating the mediastinum in patients with NSCLC...
  18. ncbi Surveillance computed tomography after complete resection for non-small cell lung cancer: results and costs
    Robert J Korst
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Sugery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:652-60. 2005
    ..We also sought to determine whether resectable metachronous lung cancer can be detected with surveillance scans...
  19. ncbi Intrathoracic manifestations of cervical anastomotic leaks after transthoracic esophagectomy for carcinoma
    Robert J Korst
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1185-90. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and clinical significance of intrathoracic manifestations of cervical anastomotic leaks after transthoracic esophagectomy...
  20. pmc The effect of lung cancer on cytokine expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells
    David H Chang
    Center for Cancer Research and Genomic Medicine, The Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, New Jersey, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e64456. 2013
    ..These expression patterns are replicated by healthy donor PBMCs exposed to lung cancer cell lines, but not benign bronchial epithelial cells in vitro. These findings have implications for understanding the immune response to lung cancer...
  21. doi Right pneumonectomy for resection of a posterior mediastinal follicular dendritic cell sarcoma arising from Castleman's disease
    Benjamin E Lee
    The Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, New Jersey The Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, the Valley Hospital Valley Health System, Ridgewood, New Jersey Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:e101-3. 2014
    ..We report a case of a follicular dendritic cell sarcoma arising in Castleman's disease in a 63-year-old man who presented with a large posterior mediastinal mass, which required a radical pneumonectomy for complete resection. ..
  22. ncbi Long-term results of combined-modality therapy in resectable non-small-cell lung cancer
    Jocelyne Martin
    Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:1989-95. 2002
    ..Assessment of long-term results of combined-modality therapy for resectable non-small-cell lung cancer is hampered by insufficient follow-up and small patient numbers. To evaluate this, we reviewed our collective experience...
  23. ncbi Active, specific immunotherapy for lung cancer: hurdles and strategies using genetic modification
    Robert J Korst
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1319-26. 2003
    ..Laboratory and clinical investigations are currently ongoing to evaluate the feasibility and potential benefit of these novel approaches...
  24. ncbi In vivo gene transfer of pigment epithelium-derived factor inhibits tumor growth in syngeneic murine models of thoracic malignancies
    Ali Mahtabifard
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:28-38. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that in vivo gene transfer of pigment epithelium-derived factor may inhibit tumor angiogenesis and growth in syngeneic models of thoracic malignancies...
  25. doi Nodal Upstaging in Robotic and Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery Lobectomy for Clinical N0 Lung Cancer
    Benjamin E Lee
    The Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, New Jersey Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, the Valley Hospital Valley Health System, Ridgewood, New Jersey Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:229-33; discussion 233-4. 2015
    ..To eliminate potential variability from multiple surgical techniques, we compared the rate of nodal upstaging at a single institution where robotic and VATS lobectomy are both performed...
  26. doi Successful Treatment of an Iatrogenic Tracheal Laceration With a Temporary Polyurethane-Coated Nitinol Stent
    Benjamin E Lee
    The Daniel and Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center, Paramus, New Jersey Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, the Valley Hospital Valley Health System, Ridgewood, New Jersey Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:e11-2. 2016
    ..It resulted in a 5-cm tear in the membranous trachea. She was treated by placement of a temporary tracheal stent, which was successfully removed 3 months later. ..
  27. ncbi Adenovirus vector-mediated overexpression of a truncated form of the p65 nuclear factor kappa B cDNA in dendritic cells enhances their function resulting in immune-mediated suppression of preexisting murine tumors
    Jay M Lee
    Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 8:3561-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of the Rel homology domain (RHD) of the transcription factor, nuclear factor kappa B (NF kappa B), on proinflammatory gene expression in bone marrow-derived dendritic cells (BMDCs)...
  28. pmc Surgical resection for esophageal carcinoma: speaking the language
    Robert J Korst
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Room M404, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 11:2211-2. 2005
    ..To facilitate the understanding of the surgical options for esophageal carcinoma, it is useful to view the operation from two angles: the extent of resection (Aradical@ vs Astandard@) and the operative approach (choice of incisions)...
  29. ncbi Imaging for esophageal tumors
    Robert J Korst
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, 525 E 58th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 14:61-9. 2004
    ..These findings need to be confirmed in larger studies. More sophisticated technology continues to be developed for imaging carcinoma of the esophagus, which will more than likely affect staging algorithms in the future...
  30. doi An unusual case of dysphagia from intrathoracic liver
    Matthew A Kutner
    The Valley Hospital, Paramus, New Jersey 07652, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:e54-5. 2010
    ..We report an unusual case of heterotopic intrathoracic liver resulting in severe dysphagia and esophageal obstruction...