Matthew G Hartwig

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin induction therapy does not prolong survival after lung transplantation
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:547-53. 2008
  2. pmc A comparative analysis of bronchial stricture after lung transplantation in recipients with and without early acute rejection
    Anthony W Castleberry
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1008-17; discussion 1017-8. 2013
  3. pmc Characterization of the innate immune response to chronic aspiration in a novel rodent model
    James Z Appel
    Transplant Immunobiology Laboratory, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Respir Res 8:87. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Antireflux surgery in the setting of lung transplantation: strategies for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease in a high-risk population
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Box 3864, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 15:417-27. 2005
  5. pmc Fundoplication after lung transplantation prevents the allograft dysfunction associated with reflux
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:462-8; discussion; 468-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of flow cytometry to define unacceptable HLA antigens in lung transplant recipients with HLA-specific antibodies
    James Z Appel
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Transplantation 81:1049-57. 2006
  7. pmc A Risk Score to Assist Selecting Lobectomy Versus Sublobar Resection for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Brian C Gulack
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:1814-1820. 2016
  8. pmc Adding radiation to induction chemotherapy does not improve survival of patients with operable clinical N2 non-small cell lung cancer
    Chi Fu Jeffrey Yang
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 150:1484-92; discussion 1492-3. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Improved survival but marginal allograft function in patients treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after lung transplantation
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:366-71. 2012
  10. pmc Impact of Age on Long-Term Outcomes of Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
    Chi Fu Jeffrey Yang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Clin Lung Cancer 17:419-426. 2016

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Publications61

  1. doi request reprint Rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin induction therapy does not prolong survival after lung transplantation
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:547-53. 2008
    ..Thus, we hypothesized that RATG induction would translate to reduced BOS and improved long-term graft survival...
  2. pmc A comparative analysis of bronchial stricture after lung transplantation in recipients with and without early acute rejection
    Anthony W Castleberry
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1008-17; discussion 1017-8. 2013
    ..An association between acute rejection and development of stricture has been suggested in small case series. We evaluated this relationship using a large national registry...
  3. pmc Characterization of the innate immune response to chronic aspiration in a novel rodent model
    James Z Appel
    Transplant Immunobiology Laboratory, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Respir Res 8:87. 2007
    ..A novel rodent model of chronic aspiration was therefore developed in order to investigate the resulting innate immune response in the lung...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antireflux surgery in the setting of lung transplantation: strategies for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease in a high-risk population
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Box 3864, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 15:417-27. 2005
    ..Perioperative care should involve a multidisciplinary approach, including physicians and other health care providers familiar with the complexities of lung transplant recipients...
  5. pmc Fundoplication after lung transplantation prevents the allograft dysfunction associated with reflux
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:462-8; discussion; 468-9. 2011
    ..Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in lung recipients is associated with decreased survival and attenuated allograft function. This study evaluates fundoplication in preventing GERD-related allograft dysfunction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of flow cytometry to define unacceptable HLA antigens in lung transplant recipients with HLA-specific antibodies
    James Z Appel
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Transplantation 81:1049-57. 2006
    ..A virtual crossmatch strategy using flow cytometry, which enables precise determination of HLA-specific antibody specificity, was compared to prospective crossmatching in sensitized lung transplant candidates...
  7. pmc A Risk Score to Assist Selecting Lobectomy Versus Sublobar Resection for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Brian C Gulack
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:1814-1820. 2016
    ..The objective of the current study was to create a risk score to identify patients with favorable short-term outcomes following lobectomy...
  8. pmc Adding radiation to induction chemotherapy does not improve survival of patients with operable clinical N2 non-small cell lung cancer
    Chi Fu Jeffrey Yang
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 150:1484-92; discussion 1492-3. 2015
    ..We compared outcomes between induction chemotherapy and induction chemoradiation using the National Cancer Data Base...
  9. doi request reprint Improved survival but marginal allograft function in patients treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after lung transplantation
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:366-71. 2012
    ..We examined if advances in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support, including polymethylpentene oxygenators and reliance on venovenous (VV) ECMO have improved outcomes in patients with severe PGD after lung transplantation...
  10. pmc Impact of Age on Long-Term Outcomes of Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
    Chi Fu Jeffrey Yang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Clin Lung Cancer 17:419-426. 2016
    ..We evaluated the impact of age on outcomes in patients with MPM to provide data for use in the treatment selection process for elderly patients with potentially resectable disease...
  11. pmc Minimally Invasive Versus Open Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer: A Population-Based Analysis
    Babatunde A Yerokun
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:416-23. 2016
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate outcomes of minimally invasive approaches to esophagectomy using population-level data...
  12. pmc The impact of tumor size on the association of the extent of lymph node resection and survival in clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Brian C Gulack
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States
    Lung Cancer 90:554-60. 2015
    ..This study evaluated the relationship of tumor size and optimal extent of lymph node resection using the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB)...
  13. pmc Role of Adjuvant Therapy in a Population-Based Cohort of Patients With Early-Stage Small-Cell Lung Cancer
    Chi Fu Jeffrey Yang
    Chi Fu Jeffrey Yang, Derek Y Chan, Paul J Speicher, Brian C Gulack, Xiaofei Wang, Matthew G Hartwig, Mark W Onaitis, Betty C Tong, Thomas A D Amico, and David H Harpole, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC and Mark F Berry, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
    J Clin Oncol 34:1057-64. 2016
    ....
  14. pmc Single-lung transplantation in the United States: what happens to the other lung?
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Heart Lung Transplant 34:36-42. 2015
    ..This study assessed treatment patterns and examined organ utilization in the setting of single-lung transplantation (SLT)...
  15. pmc Differential outcomes with early and late repeat transplantation in the era of the lung allocation score
    Asishana A Osho
    School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:1914-20; discussion 1920-1. 2014
    ..Rates of repeat lung transplantation have increased since implementation of the lung allocation score (LAS). The purpose of this study is to compare survival between repeat (ReTx) and primary (LTx) lung transplant recipients in the LAS era...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cytokine gene polymorphisms are not associated with bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome or survival after lung transplant
    Laurie D Snyder
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:1330-5. 2006
    ..Cytokine polymorphisms are inconsistently associated with transplant rejection and other adverse outcomes. To address this controversy, we evaluated cytokine single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in a lung transplant cohort...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B core antibody positive donors as a safe and effective therapeutic option to increase available organs for lung transplantation
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Transplantation 80:320-5. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that isolated HBcAb+ donors represent minimal risk of viral transmission in vaccinated lung transplant (LTx) recipients...
  18. pmc What Is the Optimal Transplant for Older Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis?
    Brian C Gulack
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:1826-33. 2015
    ..We performed this study to determine which type of transplant is more appropriate for older patients with this condition...
  19. pmc Use and Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Lobectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Data Base
    Chi Fu Jeffrey Yang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Ann Thorac Surg 101:1037-42. 2016
    ..Previous studies have raised concerns that video-assisted thoracoscopic (VATS) lobectomy may compromise nodal evaluation. The advantages or limitations of robotic lobectomy have not been thoroughly evaluated...
  20. pmc The Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKDEPI) equation best characterizes kidney function in patients being considered for lung transplantation
    Asishana A Osho
    School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Heart Lung Transplant 33:1248-54. 2014
    ..We compared these equations to determine which one correlates best with direct GFR measurement in lung transplant candidates...
  21. ncbi request reprint Improved results treating lung allograft failure with venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1872-9; discussion 1879-80. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that venovenous membrane oxygenation provides a safer alternative than venoarterial support for lung recipients suffering from primary graft failure...
  22. doi request reprint Transplant Size Mismatch in Restrictive Lung Disease
    Asvin M Ganapathi
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center
    Transpl Int . 2017
    ..To maximize the benefit of lung transplantation, the effect of size mismatch on survival in lung transplant recipients with restrictive lung disease (RLD) was examined...
  23. doi request reprint Clinical predictors and outcome implications of early readmission in lung transplant recipients
    Asishana A Osho
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    J Heart Lung Transplant . 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors and outcome implications for 30-day hospital readmission in lung transplant recipients...
  24. pmc Induction Chemotherapy is Not Superior to a Surgery-First Strategy for Clinical N1 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:884-94. 2016
    ..We tested the hypothesis that induction chemotherapy for clinical N1 (cN1) disease improves survival...
  25. pmc Traveling to a High-volume Center is Associated With Improved Survival for Patients With Esophageal Cancer
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA
    Ann Surg . 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate how travel burden and hospital volume influence treatment and outcomes of patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer...
  26. pmc Impact of patient selection and treatment strategies on outcomes after lobectomy for biopsy-proven stage IIIA pN2 non-small cell lung cancer
    Chi Fu Jeffrey Yang
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 49:1607-13. 2016
    ..We evaluated the impact of patient selection and treatment strategies on long-term outcomes of patients who had lobectomy after induction therapy for stage IIIA pN2 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  27. pmc Long-term outcomes after lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer when unsuspected pN2 disease is found: A National Cancer Data Base analysis
    Chi Fu Jeffrey Yang
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151:1380-8. 2016
    ..To help guide management of this clinical scenario, we evaluated outcomes for patients who were upstaged to pN2 after lobectomy without induction therapy using the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB)...
  28. pmc Long-term survival following open versus thoracoscopic lobectomy after preoperative chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer
    Chi Fu Jeffrey Yang
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 49:1615-23. 2016
    ..We compared outcomes of patients who received induction therapy followed by lobectomy, via VATS or thoracotomy...
  29. pmc Sublobar Resection for Clinical Stage IA Non-small-cell Lung Cancer in the United States
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Clin Lung Cancer 17:47-55. 2016
    ..This study evaluated the use of lobectomy and sublobar resection for clinical stage IA non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB)...
  30. pmc Impact of donor and recipient hepatitis C status in lung transplantation
    Brian R Englum
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Heart Lung Transplant 35:228-35. 2016
    ..Studies of lung transplantation in the setting of donors or recipients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) have been limited but have raised concerns about outcomes associated with this infection...
  31. doi request reprint The effect of prior pneumonectomy or lobectomy on subsequent lung transplantation
    Asvin M Ganapathi
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:1922-8; discussion 1928-9. 2014
    ..Using the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database, we address the impact of prior major lung resection on lung transplantation outcomes...
  32. doi request reprint Adjuvant chemotherapy is associated with improved survival after esophagectomy without induction therapy for node-positive adenocarcinoma
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Thorac Oncol 10:181-8. 2015
    ....
  33. pmc Preoperative mild-to-moderate coronary artery disease does not affect long-term outcomes of lung transplantation
    Giorgio Zanotti
    1 Division of General Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 2 Cardiothoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 3 Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 4 Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 5 Address correspondence to Giorgio Zanotti, Duke University Medical Center, Duke South White Zone, Box 3443, Durham, NC 27710
    Transplantation 97:1079-85. 2014
    ..In patients with mild-to-moderate coronary artery disease (Mod-CAD) undergoing lung transplant, outcomes are not well defined...
  34. doi request reprint Use of lung allografts from brain-dead donors after cardiopulmonary arrest and resuscitation
    Anthony W Castleberry
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 188:466-73. 2013
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Chronic aspiration of gastric fluid accelerates pulmonary allograft dysfunction in a rat model of lung transplantation
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:209-17. 2006
    ..In this study, we used a model of rat lung transplantation to test the hypothesis that chronic aspiration of gastric contents accelerates pulmonary allograft dysfunction...
  36. ncbi request reprint J. Maxwell Chamberlain Memorial Paper. Early fundoplication prevents chronic allograft dysfunction in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Edward Cantu
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1142-51; discussion 1142-51. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that treatment of reflux with early fundoplication would prevent bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome and improve survival...
  37. pmc Medication Nonadherence After Lung Transplantation in Adult Recipients
    Anthony W Castleberry
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg . 2016
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Defining the role of adjuvant chemotherapy after lobectomy for typical bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumors
    Daniel P Nussbaum
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:428-34. 2015
    ....
  39. pmc Impact of mesothelioma histologic subtype on outcomes in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database
    Robert Ryan Meyerhoff
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Department of Immunology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
    J Surg Res 196:23-32. 2015
    ..This study was conducted to determine how malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) histology was associated with the use of surgery and survival...
  40. pmc Assessment of different threshold preoperative glomerular filtration rates as markers of outcomes in lung transplantation
    Asishana A Osho
    School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:283-9; discussion 289-90. 2014
    ..73 m2 is limited. This study reviews data from a large cohort to assess outcomes associated with this historical cutoff and to estimate other possible cutoffs that might be appropriate in lung transplantation...
  41. doi request reprint The trade-off of using positive-smoking donor lungs
    Anthony W Castleberry
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 24:151-2. 2012
    ..We review the intricacies of this study and potential implications for transplant centers and patients with end-stage lung disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Surgical considerations in lung transplantation: transplant operation and early postoperative management
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Respir Care Clin N Am 10:473-504. 2004
    ....
  43. pmc Spontaneously Breathing Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support Provides the Optimal Bridge to Lung Transplantation
    Matthew Adam Schechter
    1 Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Transplantation 100:2699-2704. 2016
    ..Small, single-institution series have described increased success using ECMO in spontaneously breathing patients compared with patients on ECMO with mechanical ventilation, but this strategy has not been evaluated on a large scale...
  44. pmc Impact of Pulmonary Function Measurements on Long-Term Survival After Lobectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Mark F Berry
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:271-6. 2015
    ..Pulmonary function tests predict respiratory complications after lobectomy. We evaluated the impact of pulmonary function measurements on long-term survival after lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer...
  45. pmc Induction therapy does not improve survival for clinical stage T2N0 esophageal cancer
    Paul J Speicher
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Thorac Oncol 9:1195-201. 2014
    ..This study compared survival after initial treatment with esophagectomy as primary therapy to induction therapy followed by esophagectomy for patients with clinical T2N0 (cT2N0) esophageal cancer in the National Cancer Database (NCDB)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Utility of peritransplant and rescue intravenous immunoglobulin and extracorporeal immunoadsorption in lung transplant recipients sensitized to HLA antigens
    James Z Appel
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Hum Immunol 66:378-86. 2005
    ..We discuss the appropriateness and clinical impact of IVIG and ECI in sensitized lung transplant recipients as well as cellular mechanisms that may contribute...
  47. doi request reprint Surgical volume and the risk of surgical site infection in community hospitals: size matters
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Surg 247:343-9. 2008
    ..To determine if surgical volume affects the risk of surgical site infections (SSI) in community hospitals...
  48. pmc Impact of Positive Margins on Survival in Patients Undergoing Esophagogastrectomy for Esophageal Cancer
    Jeffrey Javidfar
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Ann Thorac Surg 101:1060-7. 2016
    ..We analyzed the impact of incomplete resection on outcomes after esophagogastrectomy for esophageal cancer...
  49. pmc Adjuvant Chemotherapy After Lobectomy for T1-2N0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Are the Guidelines Supported?
    Paul J Speicher
    From the Departments of Surgery and Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina and the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 13:755-61. 2015
    ..Evidence guiding adjuvant chemotherapy (AC) use after lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is limited. This study evaluated the impact of AC use and tumor size on outcomes using a large, nationwide cancer database...
  50. doi request reprint Reflux and allograft dysfunction: is there a connection?
    Brian C Gulack
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 3443, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 25:97-105. 2015
    ..Although antireflux surgery has been demonstrated to be safe in this population and leads to a stabilization of lung function in patients with reflux, there have not been definitive data that it improves survival. ..
  51. pmc Active rehabilitation during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantation
    Kyle J Rehder
    Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Duke Children s Hospital, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Respir Care 58:1291-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this report is to describe a series of patients bridged to lung transplant with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and to examine the potential impact of active rehabilitation and ambulation during pre-transplant ECMO...
  52. doi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease-induced aspiration injury following lung transplantation
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 17:474-8. 2012
    ....
  53. pmc Patient Preferences in Treatment Choices for Early-Stage Lung Cancer
    Betty C Tong
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:1837-1844. 2016
    ..This study describes the relative importance of several considerations in lung cancer treatment from the patient's perspective...
  54. pmc Cromolyn ameliorates acute and chronic injury in a rat lung transplant model
    Jui Chih Chang
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Department of Surgery, Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan
    J Heart Lung Transplant 33:749-57. 2014
    ..Mast cells have been associated with obliterative bronchiolitis (OB) in human pulmonary allografts, although their role in the development of OB remains unknown...
  55. pmc Safety of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for management of central airway stenosis after lung transplant
    Kamran Mahmood
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Transplant 30:1134-9. 2016
    ..It is often preceded by extensive airway necrosis, related to airway ischemia. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is useful for ischemic grafts and may reduce the development of CAS...
  56. pmc Lung transplantation at Duke
    Alice L Gray
    1 Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA 2 Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA
    J Thorac Dis 8:E185-96. 2016
    ..These evidence-based strategies form the foundation of the clinical transplantation program at Duke. ..
  57. pmc Outcomes after pneumonectomy for benign disease: the impact of urgent resection
    Jacob Klapper
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Am Coll Surg 219:518-24. 2014
    ..Pneumonectomy for benign disease is often complicated by inflammatory processes that obscure operative planes. We reviewed our experience to evaluate the impact of requiring urgent or emergent pneumonectomy on outcomes...
  58. doi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation post lung transplantation
    Anthony W Castleberry
    aDepartment of Surgery bDivision of Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina cDivision of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 18:524-30. 2013
    ..We review the indications, technical considerations, management strategies, and outcomes of using ECMO after lung transplantation...
  59. doi request reprint Multiseptate gallbladder
    Enid Y Rivera-Troche
    School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1741-3. 2009
    ..Multiseptate gallbladder is a rare congenital condition that may be asymptomatic or may lead to symptoms consistent with biliary colic, even in the absence of cholelithiasis...
  60. doi request reprint Surgical site infections following bariatric surgery in community hospitals: a weighty concern?
    Joshua T Freeman
    Duke Infection Control Outreach Network DICON, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC 3605, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Obes Surg 21:836-40. 2011
    ..Although obesity is a well-known risk factor for surgical site infection (SSI), specific risk factors for SSI among obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery (BS) have not been well-defined...
  61. doi request reprint Surgical site infections after laparoscopic and open cholecystectomies in community hospitals
    Luke F Chen
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:92-4; author reply 94-5. 2008