Vanessa M Shami

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Affiliation: University of Virginia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of a malignant pleural effusion to diagnose and stage lung cancer: when should this approach be considered?
    Vanessa M Shami
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Virginia Health Sciences, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:757-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint The use of fine needle aspiration cytology for the distinction of pancreatic mucinous neoplasia
    Edward B Stelow
    Department of Pathology, Box 800214, University of Virginia Health Sciences, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 129:67-74. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Mortality in patients undergoing covered self-expandable metal stent revisions in malignant biliary stricture: does pathology matter?
    Anshu Mahajan
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 42:803-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Management of complications associated with partially covered biliary metal stents
    Henry Ho
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Box 800708, VA, 22908 0708, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:516-22. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Fully-covered, self-expandable metal stents (CSEMS) in malignant distal biliary strictures: mid-term evaluation
    Mihir Bakhru
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:1022-7. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Bridge to surgery using partially covered self-expandable metal stents (PCMS) in malignant biliary stricture: an acceptable paradigm?
    George H Pop
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Box 800708, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:613-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Multimodality endoscopic treatment of pancreatic duct disruption with stenting and pseudocyst drainage: how efficacious is it?
    Charles W Shrode
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 45:129-33. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound staging is adversely affected by placement of a self-expandable metal stent: fact or fiction?
    Vanessa M Shami
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Pancreas 37:396-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Presence of lymph node vasculature: a new EUS criterion for benign nodes?
    Joshua D Hall
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Box 800708, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:118-21. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration cytology of pancreatic lymphoepithelial cysts
    Maria Luisa Policarpio-Nicolas
    Department of Pathology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Cancer 108:501-6. 2006

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of a malignant pleural effusion to diagnose and stage lung cancer: when should this approach be considered?
    Vanessa M Shami
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Virginia Health Sciences, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:757-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint The use of fine needle aspiration cytology for the distinction of pancreatic mucinous neoplasia
    Edward B Stelow
    Department of Pathology, Box 800214, University of Virginia Health Sciences, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 129:67-74. 2008
    ..Lesional material was more commonly identified in higher grade and invasive lesions. Lesional extracellular material was seen in 3 of 14 samples of other pancreatic cysts, and lesional cellular material was seen in 6 of 14 cases...
  3. doi request reprint Mortality in patients undergoing covered self-expandable metal stent revisions in malignant biliary stricture: does pathology matter?
    Anshu Mahajan
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 42:803-6. 2010
    ..We investigated independent predictors of mortality in patients undergoing partially covered metal stents revision (i.e., removal and replacement)...
  4. doi request reprint Management of complications associated with partially covered biliary metal stents
    Henry Ho
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Box 800708, VA, 22908 0708, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:516-22. 2010
    ..Partially covered metal stents (PCMS) have been increasingly used for both malignant and benign biliary indications. This study reports their complications and subsequent management...
  5. doi request reprint Fully-covered, self-expandable metal stents (CSEMS) in malignant distal biliary strictures: mid-term evaluation
    Mihir Bakhru
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:1022-7. 2011
    ..Limited data exist regarding fully-covered, self-expandable metal stents (CSEMS) with anchoring fins for the management of malignant distal biliary strictures. The aim of this study is to evaluate their safety and patency...
  6. doi request reprint Bridge to surgery using partially covered self-expandable metal stents (PCMS) in malignant biliary stricture: an acceptable paradigm?
    George H Pop
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Box 800708, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:613-8. 2011
    ..We analyzed the outcome of all patients receiving PCMS and subsequently referred for surgery in our institution...
  7. doi request reprint Multimodality endoscopic treatment of pancreatic duct disruption with stenting and pseudocyst drainage: how efficacious is it?
    Charles W Shrode
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 45:129-33. 2013
    ..Our study aim was to analyse and confirm factors associated with the resolution of pancreatic duct disruption...
  8. doi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound staging is adversely affected by placement of a self-expandable metal stent: fact or fiction?
    Vanessa M Shami
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Pancreas 37:396-8. 2008
    ..Our aim is to determine whether placement of SEMS affects the staging of Pca...
  9. doi request reprint Presence of lymph node vasculature: a new EUS criterion for benign nodes?
    Joshua D Hall
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Box 800708, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:118-21. 2009
    ..The presence of intranodal vasculature has been noted to coincide with benign cytology. We sought to determine the test characteristics of the presence of intranodal mediastinal vasculature during endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration cytology of pancreatic lymphoepithelial cysts
    Maria Luisa Policarpio-Nicolas
    Department of Pathology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Cancer 108:501-6. 2006
    ..The cytologic features of LECs have been described only in a handful of case reports and may overlap with both benign and malignant pancreatic tumors...
  11. doi request reprint Comparison between endoscopic ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging for the staging of pancreatic cancer
    Vanessa M Shami
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Pancreas 40:567-70. 2011
    ..Through this study, we aimed to compare the ability of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to effectively detect and stage pancreatic cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Unresectable cholangiocarcinoma: comparison of survival in biliary stenting alone versus stenting with photodynamic therapy
    Michel Kahaleh
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:290-7. 2008
    ..We compared survival in patients with unresectable cholangiocarcinoma undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with PDT and stent placement with a group undergoing ERCP with stent placement alone...
  13. ncbi request reprint The level of carcinoembryonic antigen and the presence of mucin as predictors of cystic pancreatic mucinous neoplasia
    Vanessa M Shami
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Pancreas 34:466-9. 2007
    ..We prospectively analyzed the contribution of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and cytological identification of extracellular mucin as predictors of mucinous neoplasia and malignancy...
  14. doi request reprint Gallbladder stent placement for prevention of cholecystitis in patients receiving covered metal stent for malignant obstructive jaundice: a feasibility study
    Sonia Gosain
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:2406-11. 2010
    ..Occlusion of the cystic duct by CSEMS may be complicated by cholecystitis. This potentially could be prevented by placement of a transpapillary gallbladder stent (GBS)...
  15. doi request reprint Transenteric drainage of pancreatic-fluid collections with fully covered self-expanding metallic stents (with video)
    Jayant P Talreja
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:1199-203. 2008
    ..Drainage of pancreatic-fluid collections (PFCs) by using fully covered self-expanding metallic stents (CSEMSs) offers the option of providing a larger-diameter access fistula for drainage when compared with plastic stents...
  16. doi request reprint Temporary placement of covered self-expandable metal stents in benign biliary strictures: a new paradigm? (with video)
    Michel Kahaleh
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:446-54. 2008
    ..Benign biliary strictures (BBS) are usually managed with plastic stents, whereas placement of uncovered metallic stents has been associated with failure related to mucosal hyperplasia...
  17. doi request reprint Meshed capillary vessels found on narrow-band imaging without optical magnification effectively identifies colorectal neoplasia: a North American validation of the Japanese experience
    Zachary H Henry
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:118-26. 2010
    ..However, the efficacy of NBI to identify an MC pattern without optical magnification has not been determined...
  18. doi request reprint Fully covered removable nitinol self-expandable metal stents (SEMS) in malignant strictures of the esophagus: a multicenter analysis
    Jayant P Talreja
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:1664-9. 2012
    ..However, experience and data on these stents are still limited. The purpose of this multicenter study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of fully covered nitinol SEMS in patients with malignant dysphagia...
  19. doi request reprint Single-balloon enteroscopy effectively enables diagnostic and therapeutic retrograde cholangiography in patients with surgically altered anatomy
    Andrew Y Wang
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:641-9. 2010
    ..In patients with surgically altered anatomy, ERCP is often unsuccessful. Single-balloon enteroscopy (SBE) enables deep intubation of the small bowel, permitting diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP in this subset of patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint EUS-guided drainage of bilomas: a new alternative?
    Vanessa M Shami
    Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:136-40. 2008
    ..Recently, endoscopic drainage of bilomas adjacent to the GI lumen has been reported in isolated reports...
  21. doi request reprint Temporary placement of fully covered self-expandable metal stents in benign biliary strictures: midterm evaluation (with video)
    Anshu Mahajan
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 70:303-9. 2009
    ..Recently, fully covered self-expandable metal stents (CSEMSs) with anchoring fins have become available...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does FDG-PET add information to EUS and CT in the initial management of esophageal cancer? A prospective single center study
    Patrick B McDonough
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:570-4. 2008
    ..This prospective blinded study analyzes the utility of FDG-PET as an adjunct to EUS and CT for the management of patients with esophageal cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint EUS-guided pancreaticogastrostomy: analysis of its efficacy to drain inaccessible pancreatic ducts
    Michel Kahaleh
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:224-30. 2007
    ..EUS-guided pancreaticogastrostomy (EPG) has been reported as an alternative to surgery in cases of pancreatic stricture where ERCP is unsuccessful...
  24. doi request reprint ERCP-directed radiofrequency ablation and photodynamic therapy are associated with comparable survival in the treatment of unresectable cholangiocarcinoma
    Daniel S Strand
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 80:794-804. 2014
    ..ERCP with PDT is associated with improved survival compared with stent placement alone. However, ERCP-directed RFA has not been directly compared with PDT in patients with CCA...
  25. doi request reprint Temporary placement of a fully covered self-expandable metal stent in the pancreatic duct for management of symptomatic refractory chronic pancreatitis: preliminary data (with videos)
    Bryan Sauer
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:1173-8. 2008
    ..Pancreatic duct (PD) stenting is beneficial for the treatment of pain in patients with PD strictures associated with chronic pancreatitis. Placement of metal stents has been reported but failed secondary to hyperplasia or migration...
  26. ncbi request reprint EUS-FNA as the initial diagnostic modality in centrally located primary lung cancers
    Alfredo Hernandez
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, Department of Radiology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:657-60. 2007
    ..A small amount of data exists on the use of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) as the initial diagnostic modality of primary lung cancer...
  27. doi request reprint Effect of pancreatic duct stent diameter on hospitalization in chronic pancreatitis: does size matter?
    Bryan G Sauer
    Department of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
    Pancreas 38:728-31. 2009
    ..Few studies have compared response to different PD stent diameters. In this study, we retrospectively analyzed the effect of PD stent diameter on hospitalization for abdominal pain in chronic pancreatitis...
  28. doi request reprint The cytologic diagnosis of gangliocytic paraganglioma: a case report
    Simone M Dustin
    Division of Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology, Department of Pathology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 41:650-3. 2013
    ..To our knowledge, the cytologic features of gangliocytic paraganglioma have not previously been documented...
  29. ncbi request reprint Esophageal leiomyosarcoma diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration
    Edward B Stelow
    Department of Pathology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:167-70. 2007
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this represents the first reported case of an esophageal leiomyosarcoma diagnosed by EUS-FNA. Clinical, imaging, and cytologic features as well as differential diagnosis are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)-guided access and therapy of pancreatico-biliary disorders: EUS-guided cholangio and pancreatic drainage
    Vanessa M Shami
    University of Virginia Health System, Digestive Health Center of Excellence, Box 800708, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 17:581-93, vii-viii. 2007
    ..The techniques, efficacy, and complication of ECPD are discussed...
  31. doi request reprint Accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound in the diagnosis of T2N0 esophageal cancer
    Bezawit D Tekola
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Gastrointest Cancer 45:342-6. 2014
    ..We report the accuracy of EUS staging for cT2N0 lesions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cytology of pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma
    Edward B Stelow
    Department of Pathology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 34:367-72. 2006
    ..The cytologic features showed significant overlap with those of pancreatic endocrine tumors...
  33. ncbi request reprint Quality of life following primary vs. redo transthoracic paraesophageal hernia repairs
    Matthew D Taylor
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Box 800679, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0679, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:71-4. 2008
    ..These differences, while statistically significant, have limited clinical relevance as the overall QOL was not different between groups and low GERD symptom scores were found in both groups...
  34. doi request reprint Comparative Effectiveness of Esophagectomy Versus Endoscopic Treatment for Esophageal High-grade Dysplasia
    Yinin Hu
    Department of Surgery Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA Department of Surgery Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, MO Department of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
    Ann Surg 263:719-26. 2016
    ....
  35. pmc FDG Positron Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography Demonstration of Carcinoma Arising in an Epiphrenic Diverticulum
    Thomas J Eluvathingal Muttikkal
    Department of Radiology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Radiol Case Rep 8:42-6. 2014
    ..A preoperative diagnosis was made via endoscopic biopsy. The patient underwent Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy. He remains well and free of recurrence 18 months after surgery. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint Interventional EUS-guided cholangiography: evaluation of a technique in evolution
    Michel Kahaleh
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:52-9. 2006
    ..Interventional EUS-guided cholangiography (IEUC) has been increasingly used as an alternative to percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC) in cases of biliary obstruction when ERCP is unsuccessful...
  37. ncbi request reprint Poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma arising from a hyperplastic polyp: which polyps should be endoscopically resected?
    Rajnish Mishra
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 52:1586-8. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Technology insight: Current status of endoscopic ultrasonography
    Vanessa M Shami
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, The University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:38-45. 2005
    ..This review describes the current clinical status of EUS in gastrointestinal oncology, as well as future and novel indications and therapeutic strategies for this technology...
  39. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration in the management of rectal carcinoma
    Vanessa M Shami
    Department of Endoscopy and Therapeutics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:59-65. 2004
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  40. ncbi request reprint Recombinant activated factor VII for coagulopathy in fulminant hepatic failure compared with conventional therapy
    Vanessa M Shami
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Liver Transpl 9:138-43. 2003
    ..Our preliminary experience supports the need for further studies to define the optimal dosing, safety, and efficacy of rFVIIa in patients with FHF...
  41. ncbi request reprint Factors predictive of malignancy and endoscopic resectability in ampullary neoplasia
    Michel Kahaleh
    Departments of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:2335-9. 2004
    ..Endoscopic treatment of ampullary lesions has been well described, though it remains uncertain if specific features predict malignancy, and whether identifiable factors are associated with successful endoscopic resection of benign lesions...
  42. pmc Through-the-scope balloon dilation for endoscopic ultrasound staging of stenosing esophageal cancer
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University Medical Center, 85 East Concord St, Room 7721, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 52:817-22. 2007
    ..TTS balloon dilation is highly successful in permitting complete staging of obstructing tumors. The rate of complications after dilation with a TTS balloon dilator is low and similar to the baseline rate of EUS in this setting...
  43. ncbi request reprint EUS-guided transhepatic cholangiography: report of 6 cases
    Michel Kahaleh
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:307-13. 2005
    ..This report describes a novel application of EUS-guided cholangiography in which a transhepatic approach was used to alleviate perihilar and distal biliary obstructions when this could not be accomplished at ERCP...