Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
- Minimally invasive staging of N2 disease: endobronchial ultrasound/transesophageal endoscopic ultrasound, mediastinoscopy, and thoracoscopyPaul Schipper
Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mail Code L353, Oregon Health and Sciences University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97229, USA
Thorac Surg Clin 18:363-79. 2008..Although this article discusses the finer points of the minimally invasive evaluation of the N2 lymph nodes, any procedure to evaluate these nodes is better than simply ignoring them...
- The influence of surgeon specialty on outcomes in general thoracic surgery: a national sample 1996 to 2005Paul H Schipper
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3011, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 88:1566-72; discussion 1572-3. 2009..While general thoracic surgical procedures are performed by several different surgical subspecialties, debate remains as to whether surgeon specialty impacts outcomes...
- Specialty matters in the treatment of lung cancerBrandon Tieu
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 24:99-105. 2012..Some specific processes of care that account for these improved economic, operative, and oncological outcomes have been identified. Others are not yet specifically known and associated with specialization in thoracic surgery...
- Comparison of perioperative outcomes after combined thoracoscopic-laparoscopic esophagectomy and open Ivor-Lewis esophagectomyThai H Pham
Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, M C L223A, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Am J Surg 199:594-8. 2010..Thoracoscopic-laparoscopic esophagectomy (TLE) has gained popularity in specialized centers. This study compares the perioperative outcomes of TLE and Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy (ILE)...