Publications

Commentary: Resection of clinical early-stage lung cancer with unexpected nodal disease-can less really be the same?

Yang CJ, Berry MF.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)41495-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.12.030. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID: 32067788 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

 

The influence of hormone replacement therapy on lung cancer incidence and mortality.

Titan AL, He H, Lui N, Liou D, Berry M, Shrager JB, Backhus LM.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)32348-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.10.070. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 31866083 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

 

The Oldest Old: A National Analysis of Outcomes for Patients 90 Years or Older With Lung Cancer.

Yang CJ, Brown AB, Deng JZ, Lui NS, Backhus LM, Shrager JB, D'Amico TA, Berry MF.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb;109(2):350-357. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.09.027. Epub 2019 Nov 19.

PMID: 31757356 [PubMed - in process]

 

A Minimally Invasive Approach to Lobectomy After Induction Therapy Does Not Compromise Survival.

Jeffrey Yang CF, Nwosu A, Mayne NR, Wang YY, Raman V, Meyerhoff RR, D'Amico TA, Berry MF.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 13. pii: S0003-4975(19)31691-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.09.065. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 31733187 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

 

An Exploration of Myths, Barriers, and Strategies for Improving Diversity Among STS Members.

Backhus LM, Kpodonu J, Romano JC, Pelletier GJ, Preventza O, Cooke DT.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec;108(6):1617-1624. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.09.007. Epub 2019 Oct 5.

PMID: 31593654 [PubMed - in process]

 

Talc Pleurodesis: a Medical, Medicolegal, and Socioeconomic Review.

Baiu I, Yevudza E, Shrager JB.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 5. pii: S0003-4975(19)31549-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.08.104. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

PMID: 31593652 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

 

Impact of Positive Margins and Radiation After Tracheal Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Resection on Survival.

Yang CJ, Shah SA, Ramakrishnan D, Raman V, Diao K, Wang H, Commander SJ, D'Amico TA, Berry MF.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)31486-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.08.094. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 31589850 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

 

Cut it out! Thoracic surgeon's approach to pulmonary mucormycosis and the role of surgical resection in survival.

Multani A, Reveron-Thornton R, Garvert DW, Gomez CA, Montoya JG, Lui NS.

Mycoses. 2019 Oct;62(10):893-907. doi: 10.1111/myc.12954. Epub 2019 Aug 6.

PMID: 31173415 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Optimizing health before elective thoracic surgery: systematic review of modifiable risk factors and opportunities for health services research.

Stokes SM, Wakeam E, Antonoff MB, Backhus LM, Meguid RA, Odell D, Varghese TK Jr.

J Thorac Dis. 2019 Mar;11(Suppl 4):S537-S554. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2019.01.06. Review.

PMID: 31032072 [PubMed] Free PMC Article

 

Adjuvant Therapy for Patients With Early Large Cell Lung Neuroendocrine Cancer: A National Analysis.

Raman V, Jawitz OK, Yang CJ, Tong BC, D'Amico TA, Berry MF, Harpole DH Jr.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug;108(2):377-383. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.03.053. Epub 2019 Apr 18.

PMID: 31004586 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

A National Analysis of Short-term Outcomes and Long-term Survival Following Thoracoscopic Versus Open Lobectomy for Clinical Stage II Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.

Yang CJ, Kumar A, Deng JZ, Raman V, Lui NS, D'Amico TA, Berry MF.

Ann Surg. 2019 Mar 26. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003231. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30946089 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

 

The role of thoracoscopic pneumonectomy in the management of non-small cell lung cancer: A multicenter study.

Yang CJ, Yendamuri S, Mayne NR, Battoo A, Wang H, Meyerhoff RR, Vandusen K, Hirji SA, Berry MF, McKenna RJ Jr, Demmy TL, D'Amico TA.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul;158(1):252-264.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.12.001. Epub 2018 Dec 18. Erratum in: J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 4;:.

PMID: 30739773 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Right-Sided Versus Left-Sided Pneumonectomy After Induction Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Yang CJ, Shah SA, Lin BK, VanDusen KW, Chan DY, Tan WD, Ranney DN, Cox ML, D'Amico TA, Berry MF.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr;107(4):1074-1081. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.10.009. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

PMID: 30448482 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Factors Associated With Treatment of Clinical Stage I Non-Small-cell Lung Cancer: A Population-based Analysis.

Berry MF, Canchola AJ, Gensheimer MF, Gomez SL, Cheng I.

Clin Lung Cancer. 2018 Sep;19(5):e745-e758. doi: 10.1016/j.cllc.2018.05.009. Epub 2018 Jun 21.

PMID: 30149883 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Minimally Invasive Thymectomy and Lung Volume Reduction in a Patient With Myasthenia Gravis.

Salna M, Kidambi S, Sampson J, Shrager JB.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec;106(6):e313-e315. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.04.067. Epub 2018 May 26.

PMID: 29807007 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Unhealthy alcohol use is associated with postoperative complications in veterans undergoing lung resection.

Graf SA, Zeliadt SB, Rise PJ, Backhus LM, Zhou XH, Williams EC.

J Thorac Dis. 2018 Mar;10(3):1648-1656. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2018.02.51.

PMID: 29707317 [PubMed] Free PMC Article

 

Induction therapy for locally advanced distal esophageal adenocarcinoma: Is radiation Always necessary?

Liou DZ, Backhus LM, Lui NS, Shrager JB, Berry MF.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun;155(6):2697-2707. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.12.136. Epub 2018 Feb 9.

PMID: 29530567 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Survival after radiation for stage I and II non-small cell lung cancer with positive margins.

Gulack BC, Cox ML, Yang CJ, Speicher PJ, Kara HV, D'Amico TA, Berry MF, Hartwig MG.

J Surg Res. 2018 Mar;223:94-101. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2017.10.025. Epub 2017 Nov 14.

PMID: 29433891 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Predictors of Failure to Rescue After Esophagectomy.

Liou DZ, Serna-Gallegos D, Mirocha J, Bairamian V, Alban RF, Soukiasian HJ.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar;105(3):871-878. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.10.022. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

PMID: 29397102 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Long-term outcomes of surgical resection for stage IV non-small-cell lung cancer: A national analysis.

Yang CJ, Gu L, Shah SA, Yerokun BA, D'Amico TA, Hartwig MG, Berry MF.

Lung Cancer. 2018 Jan;115:75-83. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2017.11.021. Epub 2017 Nov 23.

PMID: 29290266 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Surgical Outcomes After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Ipilimumab for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Yang CJ, McSherry F, Mayne NR, Wang X, Berry MF, Tong B, Harpole DH Jr, D'Amico TA, Christensen JD, Ready NE, Klapper JA.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar;105(3):924-929. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.09.030. Epub 2017 Dec 16.

PMID: 29258674 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Intraoperative costs of video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy can be dramatically reduced without compromising outcomes.

Richardson MT, Backhus LM, Berry MF, Vail DG, Ayers KC, Benson JA, Bhandari P, Teymourtash M, Shrager JB.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar;155(3):1267-1277.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.08.146. Epub 2017 Nov 13.

PMID: 29224839 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

 

Computed Tomography Features associated With the Eighth Edition TNM Stage Classification for Thymic Epithelial Tumors.

Padda SK, Terrone D, Tian L, Khuong A, Neal JW, Riess JW, Berry MF, Hoang CD, Burt BM, Leung AN, Schwartz EJ, Shrager JB, Wakelee HA.

J Thorac Imaging. 2018 May;33(3):176-183. doi: 10.1097/RTI.0000000000000310.

PMID: 29219888 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

Paraneoplastic Syndromes and Thymic Malignancies: An Examination of the International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group Retrospective Database.

Padda SK, Yao X, Antonicelli A, Riess JW, Shang Y, Shrager JB, Korst R, Detterbeck F, Huang J, Burt BM, Wakelee HA, Badve SS.

J Thorac Oncol. 2018 Mar;13(3):436-446. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2017.11.118. Epub 2017 Nov 27.

PMID: 29191778 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

Protocol and pilot testing: The feasibility and acceptability of a nurse-led telephone-based palliative care intervention for patients newly diagnosed with lung cancer.

Reinke LF, Vig EK, Tartaglione EV, Backhus LM, Gunnink E, Au DH.

Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 Jan;64:30-34. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2017.11.013. Epub 2017 Nov 23. No abstract available.

PMID: 29175560 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Stage IB: To give (chemo), or not to give? That is the question.

Shrager JB.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar;155(3):1206. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.016. Epub 2017 Oct 20. No abstract available.

PMID: 29128110 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

 

Prediction of EGFR and KRAS mutation in non-small cell lung cancer using quantitative 18F FDG-PET/CT metrics.

Minamimoto R, Jamali M, Gevaert O, Echegaray S, Khuong A, Hoang CD, Shrager JB, Plevritis SK, Rubin DL, Leung AN, Napel S, Quon A.

Oncotarget. 2017 May 10;8(32):52792-52801. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.17782. eCollection 2017 Aug 8.

PMID: 28881771 [PubMed] Free PMC Article

 

Survival and risk factors for progression after resection of the dominant tumor in multifocal, lepidic-type pulmonary adenocarcinoma.

Gao RW, Berry MF, Kunder CA, Khuong AA, Wakelee H, Neal JW, Backhus LM, Shrager JB.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec;154(6):2092-2099.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.07.034. Epub 2017 Aug 1.

PMID: 28863952 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

 

Impact of Timing of Lobectomy on Survival for Clinical Stage IA Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

Yang CJ, Wang H, Kumar A, Wang X, Hartwig MG, D'Amico TA, Berry MF.

Chest. 2017 Dec;152(6):1239-1250. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2017.07.032. Epub 2017 Aug 8.

PMID: 28800867 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

A National Analysis of Long-term Survival Following Thoracoscopic Versus Open Lobectomy for Stage I Non-small-cell Lung Cancer.

Yang CJ, Kumar A, Klapper JA, Hartwig MG, Tong BC, Harpole DH Jr, Berry MF, D'Amico TA.

Ann Surg. 2019 Jan;269(1):163-171. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002342.

PMID: 28799982 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Adjuvant Chemotherapy Does Not Confer Superior Survival in Patients With Atypical Carcinoid Tumors.

Anderson KL Jr, Mulvihill MS, Speicher PJ, Yerokun BA, Gulack BC, Nussbaum DP, Harpole DH Jr, D'Amico TA, Berry MF, Hartwig MG.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct;104(4):1221-1230. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.011. Epub 2017 Jul 29.

PMID: 28760471 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

Presence of Even a Small Ground-Glass Component in Lung Adenocarcinoma Predicts Better Survival.

Berry MF, Gao R, Kunder CA, Backhus L, Khuong A, Kadoch M, Leung A, Shrager J.

Clin Lung Cancer. 2018 Jan;19(1):e47-e51. doi: 10.1016/j.cllc.2017.06.020. Epub 2017 Jul 8.

PMID: 28743420 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Improving Care With a Portfolio of Physician-Led Cancer Quality Measures at an Academic Center.

Porter JB, Rosenthal EL, Winget M, Smith AS, Seshadri SB, Vetteth Y, Kiamanesh EF, Badwe A, Advani RH, Buyyounouski MK, Coutre S, Dirbas F, Divi V, Dorigo O, Ganjoo KN, Johnston LJ, Recht LD, Shrager JB, Skinner EC, Swetter SM, Visser BC, Blayney DW.

J Oncol Pract. 2017 Aug;13(8):e673-e682. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2017.021139. Epub 2017 Jul 20.

PMID: 28727487 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
 

Evidence for resection of sarcoma pulmonary metastases: More, but better?

Berry MF.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jul;154(1):317-318. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.03.132. Epub 2017 Apr 7. No abstract available.

PMID: 28511805 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
 

Long-term Survival After Surgery Compared With Concurrent Chemoradiation for Node-negative Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Yang CJ, Chan DY, Shah SA, Yerokun BA, Wang XF, D'Amico TA, Berry MF, Harpole DH Jr.

Ann Surg. 2018 Dec;268(6):1105-1112. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002287.

PMID: 28475559 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

A national analysis of wedge resection versus stereotactic body radiation therapy for stage IA non-small cell lung cancer.

Yerokun BA, Yang CJ, Gulack BC, Li X, Mulvihill MS, Gu L, Wang X, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA, Berry MF, Hartwig MG.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Aug;154(2):675-686.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.02.065. Epub 2017 Apr 4.

PMID: 28461054 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

 

Pulmonary function after lung tumor stereotactic ablative radiotherapy depends on regional ventilation within irradiated lung.

Binkley MS, King MT, Shrager JB, Bush K, Chaudhuri AA, Popat R, Gensheimer MF, Maxim PG, Henry Guo H, Diehn M, Nair VS, Loo BW Jr.

Radiother Oncol. 2017 May;123(2):270-275. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2017.03.021. Epub 2017 Apr 28.

PMID: 28460826 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Socioeconomic Status, Not Race, Is Associated With Reduced Survival in Esophagectomy Patients.

Erhunmwunsee L, Gulack BC, Rushing C, Niedzwiecki D, Berry MF, Hartwig MG.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul;104(1):234-244. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.049. Epub 2017 Apr 12.

PMID: 28410639 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Induction chemotherapy for T3N0M0 non-small-cell lung cancer increases the rate of complete resection but does not confer improved survival.

Anderson KL Jr, Mulvihill MS, Yerokun BA, Speicher PJ, D'Amico TA, Tong BC, Berry MF, Hartwig MG.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Aug 1;52(2):370-377. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezx091.

PMID: 28402406 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

Surgery Versus Optimal Medical Management for N1 Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Yang CJ, Chan DY, Speicher PJ, Gulack BC, Tong BC, Hartwig MG, Kelsey CR, D'Amico TA, Berry MF, Harpole DH.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun;103(6):1767-1772. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.043. Epub 2017 Apr 25.

PMID: 28385378 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

Reporting and Guidelines in Propensity Score Analysis: A Systematic Review of Cancer and Cancer Surgical Studies.

Yao XI, Wang X, Speicher PJ, Hwang ES, Cheng P, Harpole DH, Berry MF, Schrag D, Pang HH.

J Natl Cancer Inst. 2017 Aug 1;109(8). doi: 10.1093/jnci/djw323. Review.

PMID: 28376195 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

Traveling to a High-volume Center is Associated With Improved Survival for Patients With Esophageal Cancer.

Speicher PJ, Englum BR, Ganapathi AM, Wang X, Hartwig MG, D'Amico TA, Berry MF.

Ann Surg. 2017 Apr;265(4):743-749. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001702.

PMID: 28266965 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

Predictive radiogenomics modeling of EGFR mutation status in lung cancer.

Gevaert O, Echegaray S, Khuong A, Hoang CD, Shrager JB, Jensen KC, Berry GJ, Guo HH, Lau C, Plevritis SK, Rubin DL, Napel S, Leung AN.

Sci Rep. 2017 Jan 31;7:41674. doi: 10.1038/srep41674.

PMID: 28139704 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

Video-assisted thoracoscopic diaphragm plication using a running suture technique is durable and effective.

Demos DS, Berry MF, Backhus LM, Shrager JB.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 May;153(5):1182-1188. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.11.062. Epub 2016 Dec 21.

PMID: 28087113 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

 

The Role of Extent of Surgical Resection and Lymph Node Assessment for Clinical Stage I Pulmonary Lepidic Adenocarcinoma: An Analysis of 1991 Patients.

Cox ML, Yang CJ, Speicher PJ, Anderson KL, Fitch ZW, Gu L, Davis RP, Wang X, D'Amico TA, Hartwig MG, Harpole DH Jr, Berry MF.

J Thorac Oncol. 2017 Apr;12(4):689-696. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2017.01.003. Epub 2017 Jan 8.

PMID: 28082103 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
 

Frozen section of N2 nodes is invaluable whenever unexpected suspicious operative findings are encountered.

Yang CJ, D'Amico TA, Berry MF.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec;152(6):1643-1644. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.08.048. No abstract available.

PMID: 27842692 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
 

Bleeding risk associated with eptifibatide (Integrilin) bridging in thoracic surgery patients.

Waldron NH, Dallas T, Erhunmwunsee L, Wang TY, Berry MF, Welsby IJ.

J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2017 Feb;43(2):194-202. doi: 10.1007/s11239-016-1441-5.

PMID: 27798792 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article