Third Quarter 2011
Mark K. Ferguson, MD,
Articles published 1 July 2011 – 30 September 2011
Below you will find pertinent articles on thoracic topics appearing in medical and surgical journals other than those found on CTSNet. Each cited article is linked to the PubMed abstract of that article.
|Medical and Surgical Journals Searched|
repair of pectus chest deformity.
of the paralyzed diaphragm: Application of nerve surgery techniques following
unilateral phrenic nerve injury.
physical activity levels and postoperative pulmonary complications post-esophagectomy.
invasive esophagectomy: The evolution and technique of minimally invasive
surgery for esophageal cancer.
versus end-to-side esophagogastrostomy after esophageal cancer resection:
A prospective randomized study.
between endoscopic and surgical resection of mucosal esophageal adenocarcinoma
in barrett's esophagus at two high-volume centers.
of endoscopic and surgical resection for a second primary cancer in the residual
cervical esophagus after thoracic esophagectomy.
extent of lymph node dissection for siewert type II esophagogastric junction
randomized trial comparing postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy with cisplatin
and 5-fluorouracil versus preoperative chemotherapy for localized advanced
squamous cell carcinoma of the thoracic esophagus (JCOG9907).
stent insertion and single high-dose brachytherapy in patients with advanced
esophageal cancer - results of a prospective safety study.
prevalence of autoimmune disease in patients with esophageal achalasia.
Endoscopic treatment of Zenker's diverticulum by harmonic scalpel.
following surgical management of corrosive strictures of the esophagus.
and gastroesophageal junction resistance to flow following partial and total
and clinical context of hypercontractility in high-resolution esophageal
pressure topography (EPT).
foreign-body impactions: Epidemiology, time trends, and the impact of the
increasing prevalence of eosinophilic esophagitis.
metaplasia after endoscopic ablation of barrett's esophagus: A systematic
for upper GI cancer screening in the general population: A cost-utility analysis.
and natural history of intestinal metaplasia of the gastroesophageal junction
and barrett's esophagus: A population-based study.
for neoplastic progression in patients with barrett's esophagus: A prospective
of intraoperative awareness in a high-risk surgical population.
results of surgical resection of non-small cell lung cancer after induction
therapy: A review of 549 consecutive cases.
emission tomography-computed tomography compared with invasive mediastinal
staging in non-small cell lung cancer: Results of mediastinal staging in
the early lung positron emission tomography trial.
versus lobectomy for stage I non-small-cell lung cancer, A meta-analysis
of published studies.
outcomes associated with higher surgery rates for older patients with early
stage nonsmall cell lung cancer.
clinical and economic consequences of pulmonary wedge resections for cancer
using video-assisted thoracoscopic techniques vs. traditional open resections:
A retrospective database analysis.
bronchoscopic navigation combined with endobronchial ultrasound to diagnose
small peripheral pulmonary lesions: A randomised trial.
performance of integrated positron emission tomography/computed tomography
for mediastinal lymph node staging in non-small cell lung cancer: A bivariate
systematic review and meta-analysis.
and health disparities in patient refusal of surgery for early-stage non-small
cell lung cancer: A SEER cohort study.
of clinical and surgical-pathological staging in IIIA non-small cell lung
lung-cancer mortality with low-dose computed tomographic screening.
of lung tumor measurements on repeat computed tomography scans taken within
long-term impact of surgical complications after resection of stage I nonsmall
cell lung cancer: A population-based survival analysis.
factors of pathologically proven non-invasive characteristics in T1aN0M0
peripheral non-small cell lung cancer.
value of autofluorescence bronchoscopy combined with white light bronchoscopy
compared with white light alone in the diagnosis of intraepithelial neoplasia
and invasive lung cancer: A meta-analysis.
size mismatch in bilateral lung transplantation is associated with allograft
function and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome.
societal impact of single versus bilateral lung transplantation for chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease.
obliterans syndrome: The final frontier for lung transplantation.
passengers with stable respiratory disease planning air travel: British thoracic
of surgical resection for recurrent pulmonary metastasis from colorectal
use of electrocautery as the primary ablation modality for malignant and
benign airway obstruction.
of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration in patients
with tuberculous intrathoracic lymphadenopathy: A multicentre study.
ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration for the diagnosis of intrathoracic
lymphadenopathy in patients with extrathoracic malignancy: A multicenter
radiotherapy for completely resected stage 2 thymoma.
radiotherapy for completely resected stage II or III thymoma.
way is up? policies and procedures for surgeons and pathologists regarding
resection specimens of thymic malignancy.
masaoka-koga stage classification for thymic malignancies: Clarification
and definition of terms.
goiter: A comprehensive study of 60 consecutive cases with special emphasis
on identifying predictors of malignancy and sternotomy.
tomography findings predicting invasiveness of thymoma.
of primary mediastinal non-seminomatous germ cell tumors: A 28-year experience
at memorial sloan-kettering cancer center.
terms, definitions, and policies for minimally invasive resection of thymoma.
characteristics of thymomas with and without myasthenia gravis.
fluid analysis and radiographic, sonographic, and echocardiographic characteristics
of hepatic hydrothorax.
use of tissue plasminogen activator and DNase in pleural infection.
for uniform definitions of surgical techniques for malignant pleural mesothelioma:
A consensus report of the international association for the study of lung
cancer international staging committee and the international mesothelioma
Publication Date: 11-Jan-2012
Last Modified: 11-Jan-2012