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2016

Surgical Strategy for Lung Transplantation in Adults with Small Chests: Lobar Transplant Versus a Pediatric Donor

Mahesh, B., Bhama, J. K., Odell, D. D., Hayanga, A. J., Bermudez, C. A., Morrell, M. R., Crespo, M. M., Pilewski, J. M., Johnson, B. A., Luketich, J. D., D'Cunha, J. & Shigemura, N., Dec 1 2016, In : Transplantation. 100, 12, p. 2693-2698 6 p.

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4 Scopus citations

The intersection of GERD, aspiration, and lung transplantation

Patti, M. G., Vela, M. F., Odell, D. D., Richter, J. E., Fisichella, P. M. & Vaezi, M. F., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques. 26, 7, p. 501-505 5 p.

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14 Scopus citations

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Lung Cancer Resection Risk Model: Higher Quality Data and Superior Outcomes

Fernandez, F. G., Kosinski, A. S., Burfeind, W., Park, B., DeCamp, M. M., Seder, C., Marshall, B., Magee, M. J., Wright, C. D. & Kozower, B. D., Aug 1 2016, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 102, 2, p. 370-377 8 p.

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86 Scopus citations

Understanding why residents may inaccurately log their role in operations: A look at the 2013 in-training examination survey presented at the poster session of the Fifty-first Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, San Diego, CA, Jan 24-28, 2015.

Robich, M. P., Flagg, A., LaPar, D. J., Odell, D. D., Stein, W., Aftab, M., Berfield, K. S., Eilers, A. L., Groth, S. S., Lazar, J. F., Shah, A. A., Smith, D. A., Stephens, E. H., Stock, C. T., Denino, W. F., Tchantchaleishvili, V. & Soltesz, E. G., Jan 1 2016, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 101, 1, p. 323-328 6 p.

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4 Scopus citations
2015

A decade of change: Training and career paths of cardiothoracic surgery residents 2003 to 2014

Stephens, E. H., Odell, D., Stein, W., LaPar, D. J., DeNino, W. F., Aftab, M., Berfield, K., Eilers, A. L., Groth, S., Lazar, J. F., Robich, M. P., Shah, A. A., Smith, D. A., Stock, C., Tchantchaleishvili, V., Mery, C. M., Turek, J. W., Salazar, J. & Nguyen, T. C., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 100, 4, p. 1305-1314 10 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Complex intrathoracic tracheal injury

Wandling, M. W., Hoel, A. W., Meyerson, S. L., Rodriguez Alvarez, H., Shapiro, M. B., Swaroop, M. & Bharat, A., Jul 15 2015, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 192, 2, p. e20-e21

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1 Scopus citations

Counterpoint: Should small-bore pleural catheter placement be the preferred initial management for malignant pleural effusions? No

Gillespie, C. T. & DeCamp, M. M., Jul 1 2015, In : CHEST. 148, 1, p. 11-13 3 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Current integrated cardiothoracic surgery residents: A thoracic surgery residents association survey

Tchantchaleishvili, V., Lapar, D. J., Stephens, E. H., Berfield, K. S., Odell, D. D. & Denino, W. F., Mar 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 99, 3, p. 1040-1047 8 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Decreased CXCL12 is associated with impaired alveolar epithelial cell migration and poor lung healing after lung resection

Kanter, J. A., Sun, H., Chiu, S., DeCamp, M. M., Sporn, P. H. S., Sznajder, J. I. & Bharat, A., Oct 1 2015, In : Surgery (United States). 158, 4, p. 1073-1082 10 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Disseminated Ureaplasma infection as a cause of fatal hyperammonemia in humans

Bharat, A., Cunningham, S. A., Budinger, G. R. S., Kreisel, D., DeWet, C. J., Gelman, A. E., Waites, K., Crabb, D., Xiao, L., Bhorade, S., Ambalavanan, N., Dilling, D. F., Lowery, E. M., Astor, T., Hachem, R., Krupnick, A. S., DeCamp, M. M., Ison, M. G. & Patel, R., Apr 22 2015, In : Science translational medicine. 7, 284, p. 284ra59

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49 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

MEN1 tumorigenesis in the pituitary and pancreatic islet requires CDK4 but not Cdk2

Gillam, M. P., Nimbalkar, D., Sun, L., Christov, K., Ray, D., Kaldis, P., Liu, X. & Kiyokawa, H., Feb 12 2015, In : Oncogene. 34, 7, p. 932-938 7 p.

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20 Scopus citations

National evaluation of hospital readmission after pulmonary resection

Rajaram, R., Ju, M. H., Bilimoria, K. Y., Ko, C. Y. & Decamp, M. M., Dec 2015, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 150, 6, p. 1508-1514.e2

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22 Scopus citations

Nodal stage of surgically resected non-small cell lung cancer and its effect on recurrence patterns and overall survival

Varlotto, J. M., Yao, A. N., Decamp, M. M., Ramakrishna, S., Recht, A., Flickinger, J., Andrei, A., Reed, M. F., Toth, J. W., Fizgerald, T. J., Higgins, K., Zheng, X., Shelkey, J., Medford-Davis, L. N., Belani, C. & Kelsey, C. R., Mar 15 2015, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 91, 4, p. 765-773 9 p.

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21 Scopus citations

Parenchymal preserving anatomic resections result in less pulmonary function loss in patients with Stage I non-small cell lung cancer

Macke, R. A., Schuchert, M. J., Odell, D. D., Wilson, D. O., Luketich, J. D. & Landreneau, R. J., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 10, 1, 49.

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18 Scopus citations

Parenchymal preserving anatomic resections result in less pulmonary function loss in patients with Stage I non-small cell lung cancer

Macke, R. A., Schuchert, M. J., Odell, D. D., Wilson, D. O., Luketich, J. D. & Landreneau, R. J., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 10, 1, 49.

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Pleural gas analysis for detection of alveolopleural fistulae

Bharat, A., Graf, N., Cassidy, E., Smith, S., Gillespie, C., Meyerson, S., Sporn, P. H. S., Sznajder, J. I. & Decamp, M. M., Jun 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 99, 6, p. 2179-2182 4 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Predictors of career choice among cardiothoracic surgery trainees

Tchantchaleishvili, V., LaPar, D. J., Odell, D. D., Stein, W., Aftab, M., Berfield, K. S., Eilers, A. L., Groth, S. S., Lazar, J. F., Robich, M. P., Shah, A. A., Smith, D. A., Stephens, E. H., Stock, C. T., DeNino, W. F. & Nguyen, T. C., Nov 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 100, 5, p. 1849-1854 6 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Preferential expansion of pro-inflammatory Tregs in human non-small cell lung cancer

Phillips, J. D., Knab, L. M., Blatner, N. R., Haghi, L., DeCamp Jr, M. M., Meyerson, S. L., Heiferman, M. J., Heiferman, J. R., Gounari, F., Bentrem, D. J. & Khazaie, K., Sep 21 2015, In : Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy. 64, 9, p. 1185-1191 7 p.

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12 Scopus citations
19 Scopus citations

Rare Middle Mediastinal Paraganglioma Mimicking Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumor

Mehta, C. K., Gillespie, C. T., Lin, X., Yeldandi, A., DeCamp, M. & Bharat, A., Aug 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 100, 2, p. 702-705 4 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Rebuttal from Drs Gillespie and DeCamp

Gillespie, C. T. & DeCamp, M. M., Jul 1 2015, In : CHEST. 148, 1, p. 14-15 2 p.

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Resident Perception of Technical Skills Education and Preparation for Independent Practice

Odell, D. D., Macke, R. A., Tchantchaleishvili, V., Loor, G., Nelson, J. S., LaPar, D. J., LaZar, J. F., Wei, B., DeNino, W. F., Berfield, K., Stein, W., Youssef, S. J. & Nguyen, T. C., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 100, 6, p. 2305-2313 9 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Resident perceptions of 2-year versus 3-year cardiothoracic training programs

Nguyen, T. C., Terwelp, M. D., Stephens, E. H., Odell, D. D., Loor, G., Lapar, D. J., Denino, W. F., Wei, B., Aftab, M., Macke, R. A., Nelson, J. S., Berfield, K. S., Lazar, J. F., Stein, W., Youssef, S. J. & Tchantchaleishvili, V., Jun 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 99, 6, p. 2070-2076 7 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Risky business: Taking the stigma out of high-risk donation in lung transplantation

Bansal, S., Hayanga, J., Odell, J., Odell, D., Jeong, K., Fabio, A., Luketich, J. & D'Cunha, J., Nov 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 100, 5, p. 1787-1794 8 p.

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8 Scopus citations

The accuracy of computed tomography to predict completeness of pulmonary fissures: A prospective study

Kent, M. S., Ridge, C., O'Dell, D., Lo, P., Whyte, R. & Gangadharan, S. P., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 12, 5, p. 696-700 5 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Training Assistants Improves the Process of Adoption of Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Lobectomy

Meyerson, S. L., Balderson, S. S. & D'Amico, T. A., Aug 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 100, 2, p. 401-406 6 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Unicentric Castleman’s disease presenting as a pulmonary mass: A diagnostic dilemma

Rawashdeh, B., Meyer, M., Yimin, D., Anthony, C., Nguyen, D., Moslemi, M., Golestani, S., Richard, S. & Kim, S., Apr 30 2015, In : American Journal of Case Reports. 16, p. 259-261 3 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Unusual presentation of a giant benign inflammatory polyp in the upper esophagus

Rawashdeh, B., Meyer, M., Gill, J., Moslemi, M. & Kim, S., 2015, In : International Journal of Surgery Case Reports. 6, p. 206-209 4 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Zodiac: A Comprehensive Depiction of Genetic Interactions in Cancer by Integrating TCGA Data

Zhu, Y., Xu, Y., Helseth, D. L., Gulukota, K., Yang, S., Pesce, L. L., Mitra, R., Müller, P., Sengupta, S., Guo, W., Silverstein, J. C., Foster, I., Parsad, N., White, K. P. & Ji, Y., Aug 1 2015, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 107, 8

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Open Access
18 Scopus citations
2014

Accurate viral population assembly from ultra-deep sequencing data

Mangul, S., Wu, N. C., Mancuso, N., Zelikovsky, A., Sun, R. & Eskin, E., Jun 15 2014, In : Bioinformatics. 30, 12, p. I329-I337

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Open Access
28 Scopus citations

Clinical characteristics and prediction of pulmonary hypertension in severe emphysema

Minai, O. A., Fessler, H., Stoller, J. K., Criner, G. J., Scharf, S. M., Meli, Y., Nutter, B. & DeCamp Jr, M. M., Mar 1 2014, In : Respiratory Medicine. 108, 3, p. 482-490 9 p.

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24 Scopus citations
35 Scopus citations

Defining the autonomy gap: When expectations do not meet reality in the operating room

Meyerson, S. L., Teitelbaum, E. N., George, B. C., Schuller, M. C., DaRosa, D. & Fryer, J. P., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 71, 6, p. e64-e72

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55 Scopus citations

Development and verification of a taxonomy of assessment metrics for surgical technical skills

Schmitz, C. C., Darosa, D., Sullivan, M. E., Meyerson, S., Yoshida, K. & Korndorffer, J. R., Jan 2014, In : Academic Medicine. 89, 1, p. 153-161 9 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Downregulation of Smurf2, a tumor-suppressive ubiquitin ligase, in triple-negative breast cancers: Involvement of the RB-microRNA axis

Liu, X., Gu, X., Sun, L., Flowers, A. B., Rademaker, A. W., Zhou, Y. & Kiyokawa, H., Feb 3 2014, In : BMC cancer. 14, 1, 57.

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26 Scopus citations

HOIL-1L functions as the PKCζ ubiquitin ligase to promote lung tumor growth

Queisser, M. A., Dada, L. A., Deiss-Yehiely, N., Angulo, M., Zhou, G., Kouri, F. M., Knab, L. M., Liu, J., Stegh, A. H., DeCamp, M. M., Budinger, G. R. S., Chandel, N. S., Ciechanover, A., Iwai, K. & Sznajder, J. I., Sep 15 2014, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 190, 6, p. 688-698 11 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Immune response to tissue-restricted self-antigens induces airway inflammation and fibrosis following murine lung transplantation

Subramanian, V., Ramachandran, S., Banan, B., Bharat, A., Wang, X., Benshoff, N., Kreisel, D., Gelman, A. E. & Mohanakumar, T., Oct 1 2014, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 14, 10, p. 2359-2366 8 p.

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34 Scopus citations

'N-of-1-pathways' unveils personal deregulated mechanisms from a single pair of RNA-seq samples: Towards precision medicine

Gardeux, V., Achour, I., Li, J., Maienschein-Cline, M., Li, H., Pesce, L., Parinandi, G., Bahroos, N., Winn, R., Foster, I., Garcia, J. G. N. & Lussier, Y. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 21, 6, p. 1015-1025 11 p.

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Open Access
23 Scopus citations

Novel external counterpulsation system, compact counterpulsation, was effective to treat severe ischemic heart failure: a case report

Kurihara, C., Nishimura, T., Sakano, Y. & Kyo, S., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Artificial Organs. 17, 3, p. 278-280 3 p.

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Perioperative blood transfusion affects hepatitis C virus (HCV)-specific immune responses and outcome following liver transplantation in HCV-infected patients

Subramanian, V., Bharat, A., Vachharajani, N., Crippin, J., Shenoy, S., Mohanakumar, T. & Chapman, W. C., Mar 2014, In : HPB. 16, 3, p. 282-294 13 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Regulation of Ku-DNA association by yku70 C-terminal tail and SUMO modification

Hang, L. E., Lopez, C. R., Liu, X., Williams, J. M., Chung, I., Wei, L., Bertuch, A. A. & Zhao, X., Apr 11 2014, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 289, 15, p. 10308-10317 10 p.

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18 Scopus citations

Reliability, validity, and feasibility of the zwisch scale for the assessment of intraoperative performance

George, B. C., Teitelbaum, E. N., Meyerson, S. L., Schuller, M. C., DaRosa, D., Petrusa, E. R., Petito, L. C. & Fryer, J. P., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 71, 6, p. e90-e96

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106 Scopus citations

Successful repair of benign left atriogastric fistula after transhiatal esophagectomy

Bharat, A., Damiano, R. & Patterson, G. A., Oct 1 2014, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 98, 4, p. 1475-1477 3 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Thoracic tumor effects on plasmatic coagulation: Role of hemeoxygenase-1

Nielsen, V. G., Gharagozloo, F., Matika, R. W., Kim, S. S., Zelman, E. A. & Steinbrenner, E. B., Feb 1 2014, In : Lung Cancer. 83, 2, p. 288-291 4 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Tissue-type plasminogen activator-induced fibrinolysis is enhanced in patients with breast, lung, pancreas and colon cancer

Nielsen, V. G., Matika, R. W., Ley, M. L. B., Waer, A. L., Gharagozloo, F., Kim, S. S., Nfonsam, V. N., Ong, E. S., Jie, T., Warneke, J. A. & Steinbrenner, E. B., Jan 1 2014, In : Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis. 25, 3, p. 248-253 6 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Transcriptome assembly and quantification from Ion Torrent RNA-Seq data

Mangul, S., Caciula, A., Al Seesi, S., Brinza, D., Măndoiu, I. & Zelikovsky, A., Jan 1 2014, In : BMC Genomics. 15, S7.

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Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Would screening for lung cancer benefit 75- to 84-year-old residents of the United States?

Varlotto, J. M., DeCamp, M. M., Flickinger, J. C., Lake, J., Recht, A., Belani, C. P., Reed, M. F., Toth, J. W., Mackley, H. B., Sciamanna, C. N., Lipton, A., Ali, S. M., Mahraj, R. P. M., Gilbert, C. R. & Yao, N., Jan 1 2014, In : Frontiers in Oncology. 4 MAR, Article 37.

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8 Scopus citations
2013

A theory-based model for teaching and assessing residents in the operating room

Darosa, D. A., Zwischenberger, J. B., Meyerson, S. L., George, B. C., Teitelbaum, E. N., Soper, N. J. & Fryer, J. P., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 70, 1, p. 24-30 7 p.

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96 Scopus citations

Clinical value of serum CA19-9 as a prognostic factor for ampulla of Vater carcinoma

Kurihara, C., Yoshimi, F., Sasaki, K., Iijima, T., Kawasaki, H. & Nagai, H., Oct 1 2013, In : Hepato-Gastroenterology. 60, 127, p. 1588-1591 4 p.

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4 Scopus citations