Jonathan D'Cunha

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Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Professionalism in medicine: are we closer to unifying principles?
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:111-2. 2010
  2. doi request reprint "Personalizing" therapy for non-small cell lung cancer
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:118-20. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of gastroesophageal reflux disease/Barrett's esophagus
    J D'Cunha
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Minerva Chir 66:7-19. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Esophageal stents for anastomotic leaks and perforations
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn 55455, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:39-46.e1. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic versus thoracotomy approaches to lobectomy: differential impairment of cellular immunity
    Bryan A Whitson
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1735-44. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of lung cancer: predicting postoperative morbidity in the elderly population
    Natasha M Rueth
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:1314-23. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular staging of lung cancer: real-time polymerase chain reaction estimation of lymph node micrometastatic tumor cell burden in stage I non-small cell lung cancer--preliminary results of Cancer and Leukemia Group B Trial 9761
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, 420 Delaware Street, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:484-91; discussion 491. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Calcineurin inhibitors and Clostridium difficile infection in adult lung transplant recipients: the effect of cyclosporine versus tacrolimus
    Janet T Lee
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Surg Res 184:599-604. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Invasive adenocarcinoma with bronchoalveolar features: a population-based evaluation of the extent of resection in bronchoalveolar cell carcinoma
    Bryan A Whitson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:591-600.e1. 2012
  10. doi request reprint T1/T2 non-small-cell lung cancer treated by lobectomy: does tumor anatomic location matter?
    Bryan A Whitson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Surg Res 177:185-90. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Professionalism in medicine: are we closer to unifying principles?
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:111-2. 2010
    ..In a unique approach, Lucey and Souba advocate for addressing the problem of lapses in professionalism as a form of medical error. This perspective may provide a fresh outlook on the problem...
  2. doi request reprint "Personalizing" therapy for non-small cell lung cancer
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:118-20. 2010
    ..Two recent articles are reviewed that highlight the broad potential for successful targeted therapy in thoracic malignancies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of gastroesophageal reflux disease/Barrett's esophagus
    J D'Cunha
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Minerva Chir 66:7-19. 2011
    ..In this review, we highlight the critical components of the disease process and surgical considerations relevant to laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery...
  4. doi request reprint Esophageal stents for anastomotic leaks and perforations
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn 55455, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:39-46.e1. 2011
    ..Our objective was to report our experience with esophageal stent placement for anastomotic leaks and perforations and to provide a treatment algorithm...
  5. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic versus thoracotomy approaches to lobectomy: differential impairment of cellular immunity
    Bryan A Whitson
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1735-44. 2008
    ..Specifically, we assessed the cytotoxic capacity of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) of patients undergoing lobectomy for non-small-cell lung cancer by either VATS or thoracotomy...
  6. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of lung cancer: predicting postoperative morbidity in the elderly population
    Natasha M Rueth
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:1314-23. 2012
    ..With population data, we analyzed postoperative complications and morbidity predictors for older patients undergoing lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular staging of lung cancer: real-time polymerase chain reaction estimation of lymph node micrometastatic tumor cell burden in stage I non-small cell lung cancer--preliminary results of Cancer and Leukemia Group B Trial 9761
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, 420 Delaware Street, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:484-91; discussion 491. 2002
    ..This study evaluated the ability of quantitative reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction to quantitate lymph node occult metastases with carcinoembryonic antigen messenger RNA as a tumor marker...
  8. doi request reprint Calcineurin inhibitors and Clostridium difficile infection in adult lung transplant recipients: the effect of cyclosporine versus tacrolimus
    Janet T Lee
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Surg Res 184:599-604. 2013
    ..We investigated the relationship between calcineurin inhibitors and CDI, hypothesizing that choice of calcineurin inhibitor (CSA or FK506) after lung transplantation would have no effect on the incidence of CDI...
  9. doi request reprint Invasive adenocarcinoma with bronchoalveolar features: a population-based evaluation of the extent of resection in bronchoalveolar cell carcinoma
    Bryan A Whitson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:591-600.e1. 2012
    ..We used a population-based data set to assess the association between the extent of pulmonary resection for bronchoalveolar carcinoma and survival. The reports thus far have been limited to small, institutional series...
  10. doi request reprint T1/T2 non-small-cell lung cancer treated by lobectomy: does tumor anatomic location matter?
    Bryan A Whitson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Surg Res 177:185-90. 2012
    ..Current data are limited to a retrospective single-institution series. We sought to determine if tumor anatomic location (i.e., the particular lobe that was involved) confers a survival advantage based on population-based data...
  11. doi request reprint The long-term impact of surgical complications after resection of stage I nonsmall cell lung cancer: a population-based survival analysis
    Natasha M Rueth
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Surg 254:368-74. 2011
    ..Because resection of early stage nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is primary therapy, we sought to determine the survival impact of surgical complications for elderly patients undergoing resection of stage I NSCLC...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluation of mediastinal lymph nodes with endobronchial ultrasound: the thoracic surgeon's perspective
    Rafael S Andrade
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Minnesota, MMC 207, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:578-82; discussion 582-3. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Management of cervical esophageal injury after spinal surgery
    Natasha Rueth
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1128-33. 2010
    ..In the current study we aim to review the principles of care and provide an algorithm that can be employed for successful management of this complex problem...
  14. doi request reprint Conditional cancer-specific versus cardiovascular-specific survival after lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Shawn S Groth
    Division of General Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:375-82. 2010
    ..There may be a point during follow-up when patients who undergo lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) are as likely to die of cardiovascular disease as of cancer...
  15. doi request reprint Survival after lobectomy versus segmentectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer: a population-based analysis
    Bryan A Whitson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1943-50. 2011
    ..We sought to determine if lobectomy offers a survival advantage over segmentectomy for stage I NSCLC based on population-based data...
  16. doi request reprint The rise of Clostridium difficile infection in lung transplant recipients in the modern era
    Janet T Lee
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Clin Transplant 27:303-10. 2013
    ..Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) rates have been rising in recent years. We aimed to characterize CDI in lung transplant recipients in the modern era and hypothesized that CDI would increase the mortality risk...
  17. doi request reprint Esophageal stenting and radiotherapy: a multimodal approach for the palliation of symptomatic malignant dysphagia
    Natasha M Rueth
    Division of General Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:4223-8. 2012
    ..Esophageal stents provide immediate palliation of malignant dysphagia; however, radiotherapy (RT) is a superior long-term option. We review the outcomes of combined esophageal stenting and RT for patients with malignant dysphagia...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of insurance status on the surgical treatment of early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
    Shawn S Groth
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1221-6. 2013
    ..Social disparities permeate non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treatment, yet little is known about the effect of insurance status on the delivery of guideline surgical treatment for early-stage (I or II) NSCLC...
  19. doi request reprint Giant paraesophageal hernia repair: technical pearls
    Mara B Antonoff
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:S67-70. 2012
    ..We believe that diligence paid toward these key steps permits laparoscopic giant paraesophageal hiatal hernia repair to be performed with similar outcomes as the open approach while avoiding the morbidity of thoracotomy or laparotomy...
  20. doi request reprint Laparoscopic diaphragmatic plication for diaphragmatic paralysis and eventration: an objective evaluation of short-term and midterm results
    Shawn S Groth
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:1452-6. 2010
    ..We sought to objectively assess our outcomes after laparoscopic diaphragmatic plication for symptomatic hemidiaphragmatic paralysis or eventration using a respiratory quality-of-life questionnaire and pulmonary function tests...
  21. doi request reprint Serratus anterior transposition muscle flaps for bronchial coverage: technique and functional outcomes
    Shawn S Groth
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:2044-6. 2009
    ..Our surgical technique is described, and our outcomes are discussed. Serratus anterior transposition muscle flaps can be performed with minimal morbidity and minimal impairment of upper extremity function...
  22. doi request reprint Lung transplantation after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Bryan A Whitson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:254-8. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the short- and long-term outcomes of LTX in BMT recipients...
  23. doi request reprint The significant impact of a competency-based preparatory course for senior medical students entering surgical residency
    Mara B Antonoff
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, USA
    Acad Med 87:308-19. 2012
    ..However, subsequent impact on clinical performance has not been demonstrated...
  24. doi request reprint Killing two birds with one salicylate: aspirin's dual roles in preventative health
    Mara B Antonoff
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 23:96-8. 2011
    ..The findings from this study are highly relevant to the thoracic surgeon, with adenocarcinomas of the lung and esophagus among those tumors demonstrating the most profound risk reduction...
  25. doi request reprint Being an effective surgical educator
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, MMC 207, 420 Delaware Street Southeast, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 21:359-68. 2011
    ..Finally, the evolving roles and responsibilities of a mentor in assisting residents and colleagues in developing successful thoracic surgical careers are explored...
  26. doi request reprint Endobronchial ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of mediastinal lymph nodes: a single institution's early learning curve
    Shawn S Groth
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1104-9; discussion 1109-10. 2008
    ..We report our initial experience with this procedure...
  27. doi request reprint Minimally invasive versus open Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: effect on immune effector cells
    Bryan A Whitson
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:181-93. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the open approach to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) has a more deleterious, negative, quantifiable effect on the peripheral blood mononuclear cells than does the MIS approach...
  28. ncbi request reprint The use of real-time polymerase chain reaction in thoracic malignancies
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, MMC 207, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 16:345-52. 2006
    ..All of these aspects of NSCLC biology await testing or final analysis of prospective multi-institutional trials such as that set forth in CALGB 9761...
  29. doi request reprint Is the predictive ability of positron emission tomography after neoadjuvant treatment for esophageal cancer ready for prime-time?
    Shawn S Groth
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 23:87-8. 2011
    ..Though their study is interesting, their results should be validated by a prospective trial before they are incorporated into clinical practice...
  30. doi request reprint Pharyngostomy tubes for gastric conduit decompression
    Natasha M Rueth
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:373-6. 2010
    ..This article illustrates our operative technique for pharyngostomy tube placement and describes our clinical experience with pharyngostomy use for gastric conduit decompression after esophagectomy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of tracheal and carinal tumors
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, MMC 207, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Chest Surg Clin N Am 13:95-110, vi. 2003
    ..Current approaches for tracheal mobilization allow safe resection of up to 50% of the tracheal length and primary anastomosis in the vast majority of patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint An Internet-based evaluation system for a surgical residency program
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:905-10. 2003
    ..Current paper-based evaluation instruments have numerous limitations. We developed an Internet-based evaluation system to more rapidly and efficiently assess the experience of residents, faculty, and rotations...
  33. doi request reprint Retrieval practice as a means of primary learning: Socrates had the right idea
    Mara B Antonoff
    Division of General Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 23:89-90. 2011
    ..The findings from this study may be useful in enhancing the ways that we prepare our surgical trainees. Further, these data have important implications as we consider our own processes for lifelong learning...
  34. doi request reprint The coming of age of molecular tumor profiling
    Mara B Antonoff
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 23:8-9. 2011
    ..Further, the authors found that the gene signature has predictive utility in determining the potential benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy...
  35. doi request reprint Diaphragmatic hernias after sequential left ventricular assist device explantation and orthotopic heart transplant: early results of laparoscopic repair with polytetrafluoroethylene
    Shawn S Groth
    University of Minnesota Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Minneapolis, Minn 55455, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:38-43. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of these hernias and to evaluate the morbidity and short-term efficacy of laparoscopic repair...
  36. doi request reprint Primary palmoplantar hyperhidrosis and thoracoscopic sympathectomy: a new objective assessment method
    Hassan A Tetteh
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:267-74; discussion 274-5. 2009
    ..This study was conducted to establish an objective approach to evaluate symptoms and sweat production in patients with primary palmoplantar hyperhidrosis (PPH) and assess their response to bilateral thoracoscopic sympathectomy (BTS)...
  37. doi request reprint Improving surgery intern confidence through the implementation of expanded orientation sessions
    Mara B Antonoff
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Surgery 148:181-6. 2010
    ..Additionally, we sought to show that an enriched orientation curriculum durably augments intern confidence...
  38. doi request reprint Use of the donor lung after asphyxiation or drowning: effect on lung transplant recipients
    Bryan A Whitson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:1145-51. 2014
    ..We sought to evaluate the suitability of donors whose cause of death was asphyxiation or drowning (A/D) as a potential option to enlarge the donor pool...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling identifies matriptase overexpression in malignant mesothelioma
    Chuong D Hoang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Chest 125:1843-52. 2004
    ..We investigated the gene expression profiles of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) specimens to identify novel genes that are potentially involved in the oncogenic transformation of human pleural cells...
  40. doi request reprint Who's covering our loved ones: surprising barriers in the sign-out process
    Mara B Antonoff
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Surg 205:77-84. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to characterize obstacles affecting current sign-out practices and to evaluate the potential impact of standardized sign-out guidelines...
  41. doi request reprint Ex vivo lung perfusion and extracorporeal life support in lung transplantation
    Bryan A Whitson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 23:176-7. 2011
    ..Normothermic ex vivo lung perfusion and extracorporeal life support have re-invigorated lung transplantation...
  42. doi request reprint PGY-1 surgery preparatory course design: identification of key curricular components
    Mara B Antonoff
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Surg Educ 68:478-84. 2011
    ..Less clear, however, are the specific subject areas most important for inclusion in such courses. In this study, we aimed to identify key curricular components in the development of a PGY-1 Surgery Preparatory Course...
  43. doi request reprint A novel critical skills curriculum for surgical interns incorporating simulation training improves readiness for acute inpatient care
    Mara B Antonoff
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Surg Educ 66:248-54. 2009
    ..Using simulation training, we implemented a course aimed at improving surgical intern readiness for responding to unique, life-threatening issues encountered in daily surgical care...
  44. doi request reprint The thoracic surgical intensivist: the best critical care doctor for our thoracic surgical patients
    Bryan A Whitson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 23:12-3. 2011
    ..The recognition of cardiothoracic critical care as a separate and integral component of the care of the thoracic surgical patient is emerging. We review the recent exciting emergence of this area of specialization and its important future...
  45. pmc Minnelide: a novel therapeutic that promotes apoptosis in non-small cell lung carcinoma in vivo
    Ilona Rousalova
    Division of Basic and Translational Research, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e77411. 2013
    ..Minnelide, a pro-drug of triptolide, has recently emerged as a potent anticancer agent. The precise mechanisms of its cytotoxic effects remain unclear...
  46. ncbi request reprint Synovial sarcoma of the pleura: a clinical and pathologic study of three cases
    Amy S Colwell
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:828-32. 2002
    ..2;q11.2). This delineation of the clinical and pathologic aspects of this rare, newly recognized tumor should increase awareness among the surgical community...
  47. ncbi request reprint Expression profiling of non-small cell lung carcinoma identifies metastatic genotypes based on lymph node tumor burden
    Chuong D Hoang
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1332-41; discussion 1342. 2004
    ..This study hypothesized that non-small cell lung carcinoma cells from primary tumors isolated by laser capture microdissection would exhibit gene expression profiles associated with graded lymph node metastatic cell burden...
  48. ncbi request reprint Poor correspondence between clinical and pathologic staging in stage 1 non-small cell lung cancer: results from CALGB 9761, a prospective trial
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Lung Cancer 48:241-6. 2005
    ..Herein, we present data from Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) protocol 9761 evaluating the correspondence between clinical and pathologic analysis in early stage NSCLC...
  49. ncbi request reprint Postoperative severe microangiopathic hemolytic anemia associated with a giant hepatic cavernous hemangioma
    Kaysie L Banton
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:679-85. 2005
    ..The systematic evaluation of hemolytic processes in the postoperative patient is described. Surgeons should be aware of the potential for hemolytic complications after major surgery when giant hepatic hemangiomas are present...
  50. doi request reprint A multi-institutional survey of newer surgery faculty on the impacts of education debt and debt repayment strategies
    Jennifer A Swanson
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Surg Educ 70:2-9. 2013
    ..Our goal was to query young surgical faculty about the education debt carried, the burden it presents as they embark on a career, and the financial management strategies employed to pay down their debt...
  51. doi request reprint The National Lung Cancer Screening Trial: the ripple effect begins?
    Bryan A Whitson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:274-5. 2010
    ..Preliminary results of the National Lung Screening Trial were recently announced. The significant implications of this trial for thoracic surgical practice are reviewed...
  52. doi request reprint Increasing the lung donor pool: recruitment of the gift of life
    Jennifer A Swanson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 23:91-2. 2011
    ..Lungs suitable for organ donation are a scarce resource. Recent efforts with alternative ventilatory strategies have yielded promise to the potential expansion of lungs suitable for transplantation...
  53. doi request reprint The effectiveness of the "open chest" for the unstable patient after bilateral sequential lung transplantation
    Jonathan D'Cunha
    Division of General Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:894-7. 2010
    ..In this single-institution review of patients managed with this technique, we report the criteria for consideration, technical aspects, and overall effectiveness of this peri-operative strategy...
  54. doi request reprint Personality profiling of the modern surgical trainee: insights into generation X
    Jennifer A Swanson
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Surg Educ 67:417-20. 2010
    ..To test this, we administered the MBTI examination to a large cohort of surgical trainees in one academic surgical training program...
  55. pmc Automated decellularization of intact, human-sized lungs for tissue engineering
    Andrew P Price
    1 Division of Blood and Marrow Transplant, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Tissue Eng Part C Methods 21:94-103. 2015
    ..Developing a rapid, controllable, automated system for production of reproducible matrices in a closed system is a major step forward in whole-organ tissue engineering...
  56. doi request reprint Pleuropulmonary complications of rheumatoid arthritis: a thoracic surgeon's challenge
    Natasha Rueth
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:e20-1. 2009
    ..Our goal in reviewing these patients is to demonstrate the escalation of therapeutic interventions that may be needed to ensure successful resolution of this challenging disease process...
  57. ncbi request reprint Airway stenting for emphysema: back to the drawing board
    Mara B Antonoff
    Division of General Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 23:263-5. 2011
    ..Nonetheless, important lessons can be learned from this trial, which has set a foundation for future investigations...
  58. pmc Acute airway compromise from a hemorrhagic posterior cervical-mediastinal mass: Rare presentation of a parathyroid adenoma
    Bryan A Whitson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    J Thorac Dis 3:68-70. 2011
    ..Massive hemorrhage secondary to rupture of a parathyroid adenoma is exceedingly rare. We present the case of a hemorrhagic parathyroid adenoma resulting in airway compromise treated with surgical decompression...
  59. doi request reprint Teaching an old drug new tricks: metformin as a targeted therapy for lung cancer
    Mara B Antonoff
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:195-6. 2010
    ..The authors show that tumor burden is decreased in animals administered metformin, suggesting that this drug may have promising potential for the treatment and chemoprevention of lung cancer...
  60. doi request reprint Translational research: not just bench to bedside
    Joel McCauley
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:197-9. 2010
    ..Two recent articles are reviewed here that explore the role of enhanced translation in tumorigenesis and prognosis...
  61. doi request reprint Comparing apples to apples: a call for unification of complication reporting across health systems
    Tara C K Krosch
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:271-3. 2010
    ..Low and colleagues present support for the use of the Accordion Severity Grading System as a tool to provide simple and comprehensive assessment of postoperative complications...