S J Mentzer
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Treatment of patients with lung cancer and severe emphysemaS J Mentzer
Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Chest 116:477S-479S. 1999..Early results of combined LVRS and lung cancer resections suggest a favorable outcome in carefully selected patients...
- Causes of allograft dysfunction after single lung transplantation for emphysema: extrinsic restriction versus intrinsic obstruction. Brigham and Women's Hospital Lung Transplantation GroupM L Moy
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Heart Lung Transplant 18:986-93. 1999..Determination of the mechanism of allograft dysfunction may allow the selection of an appropriate subset of patients who would benefit from LVRS...
- Model of functional restriction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, transplantation, and lung reduction surgeryS H Loring
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 160:821-8. 1999..Surgical reduction of the native emphysematous lung after single lung transplantation can reduce functional restriction of the transplant and thereby improve its function...
- Surveillance transbronchial lung biopsies: implication for survival after lung transplantationS J Swanson
Lung Transplant Program, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 119:27-37. 2000..We wished to determine whether early rejection after lung transplantation as assessed by surveillance transbronchial biopsy predicts for survival...
- New surgical options for elderly lung cancer patientsM T Jaklitsch
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Chest 116:480S-485S. 1999..Age alone should not be a contradiction to thoracic surgical interventions when video thoracoscopy is performed as treatment...
- Interpreting improvement in expiratory flows after lung volume reduction surgery in terms of flow limitation theoryE P Ingenito
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:1074-80. 2001....
- Comparison of physiological and radiological screening for lung volume reduction surgeryE P Ingenito
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:1068-73. 2001..ULPR helps identify patients with He disease that improves with surgery, despite unfavorable G(Li)...
- Transthoracic esophagectomy with radical mediastinal and abdominal lymph node dissection and cervical esophagogastrostomy for esophageal carcinomaS J Swanson
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 72:1918-24; discussion 1924-5. 2001..The technique includes right thoracotomy, laparotomy, and cervical esophagogastrostomy (total thoracic esophagectomy) with radical mediastinal and abdominal lymph node dissection...
- The role of extrapleural pneumonectomy in the management of pleural cancersD J Sugarbaker
Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
J Clin Oncol 27:7577. 2009..7577 Background: We report our experience with EPP for non-mesothelial malignancies...
- Bronchoscopic volume reduction: a safe and effective alternative to surgical therapy for emphysemaE P Ingenito
Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:295-301. 2001..BVR has the potential for simplifying volume reduction, extending indications, and reducing morbidity, mortality, and costs in humans...
- Epstein--Barr virus post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease and virus-specific therapy: pharmacological re-activation of viral target genes with arginine butyrateS J Mentzer
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Transpl Infect Dis 3:177-85. 2001..Additional patient accrual is sought for further evaluation of this therapy...
- Sequential thoracic metastasectomy prolongs survival by re-establishing local control within the chestM T Jaklitsch
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 121:657-67. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: Multiple attempts to re-establish intrathoracic control of metastatic disease is justified in carefully selected patients, but the magnitude of benefit decays with each subsequent attempt...
- Soluble and surface-bound immunoglobulin triggers human monocyte activation and hydrogen peroxide releaseS J Mentzer
Division of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115
Exp Hematol 18:812-7. 1990..Comparable H2O2 release was observed whether the Ig was in surface-bound or soluble form. These data support an important role for Fc receptors in the acquisition of cytotoxic potential by human MO...
- Interactions of blood cell constituents: experimental investigation and computational modeling by discrete particle dynamics algorithmN Filipovic
Molecular and Integrative Physiological Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Microvasc Res 75:279-84. 2008..It is demonstrated that the DPD analysis offers the capability of simulating the time-dependent binding of platelets. We conclude that this model provides a new approach for studying the interaction among blood constituents...