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    September 2021
  1. ADHIA AH, Feinglass JM, Schlick CJ, Merkow RP, et al
    Hospital Volume Predicts Guideline Concordant Care in Stage III Esophageal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Sep 2. pii: S0003-4975(21)01540.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2021
  2. SHI GD, Cai YQ, Wang WP, Chen LQ, et al
    Surgical Treatment for an Esophageal Carcinoma With a Pancreatic Pseudocyst.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e91-e93.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. MISFELD M, Borger MA, Steinert F
    Resection of a Tumor With Thymic-like Differentiation and Reconstruction of the Innominate Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e99-e100.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2021
  4. XU L, Chen XK, Xie HN, Wang Z, et al
    Treatment and Prognosis of Resectable Cervical Esophageal Cancer: A Population-based Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 27. pii: S0003-4975(21)01285.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. BARRAK DK, Deldar R, Halbert SA, Khaitan PG, et al
    Field defect in esophageal cancer: A stochastic evolution in cancer biology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)01266.
    PubMed    


  6. YANG G, Chen JK, Wang XB, Zhao JB, et al
    A New Esophagogastric Anastomosis for McKeown Esophagectomy in Esophageal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 13. pii: S0003-4975(21)01217.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  7. MORET A, Glorion M, Gonin F, Longchampt E, et al
    Optimal Management With Radical Resection of Obstructive Primary Chondrosarcoma of the Trachea.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e393-e395.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  8. GUTNIK L, Goold E, Madsen J, Clayton F, et al
    Primary Esophageal Angiosarcoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e365-e367.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  9. HOEPPNER J
    Hybrid Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(21)00438.
    PubMed    


  10. DEFIZE IL, Gorgels SMC, Mazza E, Schurink B, et al
    The presence of metastatic thoracic duct lymph nodes in Western esophageal cancer patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 4. pii: S0003-4975(21)00421.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. SHAH SA, Yang CJ, Berry MF
    Endoscopic Instead of Surgical Resection of Tracheal ACC: Maybe, But Not So Fast...: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1094.
    PubMed    


  12. KHAITAN PG
    Endoscopic Resection for Tracheal Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma? Is It Time to Change How We Practice?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1093-1094.
    PubMed    


    February 2021
  13. KROESE TE, Dijksterhuis WPM, van Rossum PSN, Verhoeven RHA, et al
    Prognosis of interval distant metastases after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(21)00306.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. WANG JF, Tian CQ, Kan QB
    Role of Barrett's Esophagus and Lymph Node Harvest in Recurrence of Early Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:732.
    PubMed    


    January 2021
  15. NOMOTO D, Baba Y, Okadome K, Yagi T, et al
    Prognostic impact of PD-1 on tumor infiltrating lymphocytes in 433 resected esophageal cancers.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 19. pii: S0003-4975(21)00092.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. TANG A, Rappaport J, Raja S, Bribriesco AC, et al
    Signet Ring Cell Histology Confers Worse Overall Survival in Treated Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:214-222.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  17. KHAITAN PG, El-Sayed Abbas A, Watson TJ
    The Underfunding of Esophageal Cancer Research.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Dec 23. pii: S0003-4975(20)32160.
    PubMed    


  18. SACHDEVA UM, Axtell AL, Kroese TE, Chang DC, et al
    Impact of Obesity on Treatment Approach for Resectable Esophageal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Dec 17. pii: S0003-4975(20)32129.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. GERGEN AK, Halpern AL, Helmkamp L, Torphy RJ, et al
    Outcomes After Converted Minimally Invasive to Open Esophagectomy in Patients with Esophageal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Dec 14. pii: S0003-4975(20)32113.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. RAMAN V, Jawitz OK, Voigt SL, Rhodin KE, et al
    Patterns of Care in Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for Node-Positive Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1832-1839.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2020
  21. KALFF MC, Vesseur I, Eshuis WJ, Heineman DJ, et al
    The Association of Textbook Outcome And Long-Term Survival After Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 19. pii: S0003-4975(20)31928.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. WANG W, Sang Y, Chen Y
    Should Neoadjuvant Therapy be a Standard Modality for Patients with Clinical T2N0 Esophageal Cancer?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 16. pii: S0003-4975(20)31916.
    PubMed    


  23. GOH KJ, Lee P, Xin Foo AZ, Tan EH, et al
    Characteristics and Outcomes of Airway Involvement in Esophageal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)31868.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. NOBEL T, Molena D
    Recurrence still an important issue in early stage esophageal adenocarcinoma patients after esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 2. pii: S0003-4975(20)31838.
    PubMed    


    October 2020
  25. SEYEDIN SN, Parekh KR, Ginader T, Caster JM, et al
    The Role of Definitive Radiation and Surgery in Metastatic Esophageal Cancer: A NCDB Investigation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 20. pii: S0003-4975(20)31717.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. HAGENS ERC, Reijntjes MA, Anderegg MCJ, Eshuis WJ, et al
    Risk factors and consequences of anastomotic leakage after esophagectomy for cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 16. pii: S0003-4975(20)31693.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. LUNG K, Carroll PA, Rogalla P, Yeung J, et al
    Paraconduit hernia in the era of minimally invasive esophagectomy: Underdiagnosed?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)31616.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. WANG D, Xu L, Yang F, Wang Z, et al
    The improved mediastinal drainage strategy for the enhanced recovery system after esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)31620.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. YE C, Guo J, Liu X, Jiang G, et al
    Surgery and Proton Beam Therapy for Tracheal Synovial Sarcoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e265-e267.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2020
  30. CORSINI EM, Zhou N, Antonoff MB, Mehran RJ, et al
    Postoperative Bleeding and Acute Kidney Injury in Esophageal Cancer Patients Receiving Ketorolac.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)31524.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. CHOI J, Chung H, Lee A, Kim JL, et al
    Role of Endoscopic Ultrasound in selecting superficial esophageal cancers for Endoscopic resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)31526.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. BENISSAN-MESSAN DZ, Merritt RE, Bazan JG, D'Souza DM, et al
    National Utilization of Surgery and Outcomes for Primary Tracheal Cancer in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1012-1022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. MERRITT RE, Kneuertz PJ, D'Souza DM, Abdel-Rasoul M, et al
    An Analysis of Outcomes after Transition from Open to Minimally Invasive Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 1. pii: S0003-4975(20)31420.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2020
  34. MOLINA JC, Goudie E, Pollock C, Menezes V, et al
    Balloon Dilation for Endosonographic Staging in Esophageal Cancer - A Phase 1 Clinical Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 28. pii: S0003-4975(20)31359.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. HEID CA, Khoury MK, Thornton MA, Geoffrion TR, et al
    Risk Factors for Non-Home Discharge Following Esophagectomy for Neoplastic Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 28. pii: S0003-4975(20)31414.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. CORSINI EM, Mitchell KG, Zhou N, Antonoff MB, et al
    Modified En bloc Esophagectomy Compared to Standard Resection after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 25. pii: S0003-4975(20)31349.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. GRUBIC AD, Ayazi S, Zaidi AH, Schwameis K, et al
    Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma following Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation Thermal Injury.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)31343.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. FARROW NE, Raman V, Jawitz OK, Voigt SL, et al
    Impact of Age on Surgical Outcomes for Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)31350.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. ZAFAR SN, Blum M, Chiang YJ, Ajani JA, et al
    Preoperative Chemoradiation Versus Chemotherapy in Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:398-405.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. SUGAWARA K, Yagi K, Uemura Y, Okumura Y, et al
    Associations of Systemic Inflammation and Sarcopenia With Survival of Esophageal Carcinoma Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:374-382.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. SHAI SE, Wang LL, Hung SC
    Curing a Patient of Recurrent Tracheal Papillomatosis Using Laser Ablation and Adjuvant Radiotherapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e91-e93.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2020
  42. RHODIN KE, Raman V, Jawitz OK, Voigt SL, et al
    Patterns of Use of Induction Therapy for T2N0 Esophageal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 15. pii: S0003-4975(20)31133.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2020
  43. SATHE TS, Resio BJ, Hoag JR, Monsalve AF, et al
    Surgically Managed Signet Ring Cell Esophageal Carcinomas in the National Cancer Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1656-1662.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. NAKAJIMA Y, Kawada K, Tokairin Y, Hoshino A, et al
    Flexible Gastric Tube: A Novel Gastric Tube Formation Method to Prevent Anastomotic Leakage.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e445-e447.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. GAN X, Wang X, Zhang B, Cheng H, et al
    Lymphadenectomy Along Bilateral Recurrent Laryngeal Nerves Under Single-Incision Mediastinoscopy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e449-e452.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  46. GRIMMINGER PP, van der Sluis PC, Fetzner UK
    Postoperative CRP: Focus On Patients After Esophagectomy, Clear Guidance For Daily Praxis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30591.
    PubMed    


  47. RHODIN KE, Raman V, Jawitz OK, Tong BC, et al
    The Effect of Timing of Adjuvant Therapy on Survival following Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 21. pii: S0003-4975(20)30563.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. VAN BOXEL GI, Kingma BF, de Maat MFG, Voskens F, et al
    Single-Admission, Staged Restoration of Gastrointestinal Continuity After Right Gastroepiploic Artery Damage.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e259-e261.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. YANG CJ, Shah SA, Ramakrishnan D, Raman V, et al
    Impact of Positive Margins and Radiation After Tracheal Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Resection on Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1026-1032.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. ZHANG G, Li J, Li X
    Predictive Value of C-reactive Protein for Complications in Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 1. pii: S0003-4975(20)30437.
    PubMed    


    February 2020
  51. SUGAWARA K, Yamashita H, Seto Y
    Optimal definition of nodal skip metastasis in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 27. pii: S0003-4975(20)30245.
    PubMed    


  52. THOMAS M, Makey IA, Francis DL, Wolfsen HC, et al
    Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Lichen Planus of the Esophagus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e83-e85.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. RIJKEN JA, de Vos B, Leemans CR, Zwezerijnen GJCB, et al
    Management of Multiple Secreting Paragangliomas in a Succinate Dehydrogenase Subunit D (SDHD) Variant Carrier.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e87-e90.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  54. ZHAO Y, Chen D, Wang W, Zhao T, et al
    Significance of TIM-3 Expression in Resected Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30067.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. BABIC B, Tagkalos E, Gockel I, Corvinus F, et al
    CRP levels after esophagectomy are associated with increased surgical trauma and complications.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30066.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. CHIU CH, Zhang P, Chang AC, Derstine BA, et al
    Morphomic Factors Associated With Complete Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy in Esophageal Carcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:241-248.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2019
  57. HORNE ZD, Wegner RE, Colonias A, Weksler B, et al
    Drivers of 30-/90-day post-op mortality following neoadjuvant chemoradiation for esophageal cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31871.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. GOROSPE L, Garcia-Gomez-Muriel I, Pian-Arias HG, Gomez-Ramirez J, et al
    Development of thyroid carcinoma during treatment with pembrolizumab in a lung cancer patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31873.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. RAMAN V, Jawitz OK, Voigt SL, Farrow NE, et al
    Surgery Is Associated With Survival Benefit in T4a Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: A National Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1633-1639.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. NOBEL TB, Livschitz J, Xing XX, Barbetta A, et al
    Surveillance Implications of Recurrence Patterns in Early Node-Negative Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1640-1647.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. ARBEL RUBINSTEIN T, Kouniavsky G, Kanengisser Pines B, Idelevich E, et al
    A Potentially Malignant Giant Esophageal Paraganglioma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e349-e351.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2019
  62. SESTI J, Luker J, Decker J, Paul S, et al
    Modified Blood Patch Used to Treat a High Output Chyle Leak after McKeown Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)31726.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. ABDELSATTAR ZM, Habermann E, Borah BJ, Moriarty JP, et al
    Understanding Failure-to-Rescue after Esophagectomy in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31614.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. SALFITY H, Timsina L, Su K, Ceppa D, et al
    Case Volume-to-Outcome Relationship in Minimally Invasive Esophagogastrectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1491-1497.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. MEDBERY RL, Winters A, Chen AY, Rogers TE, et al
    VATS Resection of Large Ectopic Posterior Mediastinal Cystic Parathyroid Adenoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e301-e302.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
  66. NOBEL T, Dave N, Eljalby M, Xing X, et al
    Incidence and Risk Factors for Isolated Esophageal Cancer Recurrence to the Brain.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)31583.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2019
  67. GUPTA V, Allen-Ayodabo C, Davis L, Zhao H, et al
    Patient-reported symptoms for esophageal cancer patients undergoing curative intent treatment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)31417.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. CARROLL PA, Jacob N, Yeung JC, Darling GE, et al
    Utilising Benchmarking Standards to Evaluate Transition to Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)31403.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. ARSHAVA EV, Arshava AE, Keech J, Weigel RJ, et al
    Illuminated Transhiatal Retractor for Mediastinal Dissection during Transhiatal Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31369.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. MITCHELL KG, Ikoma N, Nelson DB, Maru DM, et al
    Mediastinal Nodal Involvement After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Siewert II/III Adenocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:845-851.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. WANG Y, Cai S, Gao S, Xue Q, et al
    Tracheobronchial Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma: 50-Year Experience at the National Cancer Center, China.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:873-882.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2019
  72. ZHENG YZ, Li XQ, Liu SY
    Prognostic Impact of Nodal skip Metastasis in Resected Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31080.
    PubMed    


  73. EGYUD M, Tejani M, Pennathur A, Luketich J, et al
    Detection of Circulating Tumor DNA in Plasma: A Potential Biomarker for Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:343-349.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
  74. CHAPMAN BC, Weyant M, Hilton S, Hosokawa PW, et al
    Analysis of the National Cancer Database Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31006.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2019
  75. YAN W, Zhao P, Fu H, Lin Y, et al
    Survival following Induction Chemotherapy and Esophagectomy is not Improved by Adjuvant Chemotherapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)30872.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. SEMENKOVICH TR, Subramanian M, Yan Y, Hofstetter WL, et al
    Adjuvant Therapy for Node Positive Esophageal Cancer after Induction and Surgery: A Multisite Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30864.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. CHOW VLY, Chan JYW, Law SYK
    Esophago-gastric preservation in the surgical management of proximal esophageal cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30738.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. MA L, Liu C, Mei J, Chen LQ, et al
    Successful Cervical Esophageal Reconstruction Using Gastric Conduit Without Gastroepiploic Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e409-e410.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2019
  79. KOBAYASHI T, Makino T, Yamasaki M, Tanaka K, et al
    Successful Stenting Followed by Surgery for Perforated Esophageal Cancer due to Chemotherapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 15. pii: S0003-4975(19)30695.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. KIDANE B, Korst RJ, Weksler B, Farrell A, et al
    Neoadjuvant therapy versus upfront surgery for clinical T2N0 esophageal cancer: A systematic review.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)30631.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. BANASZEWSKI J, Gaggl A, Buerger H, Wierzbicka M, et al
    One-Step Laryngotracheal Reconstruction With Prefabricated Corticoperiosteal Flap.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e333-e335.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. CARROLL PA, Kinsella A, Darling G, Ouzounian M, et al
    Transdiaphragmatic Gastroventricular Fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e329-e331.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. LEE F, Yu W, Loor G, Burt BM, et al
    Approach to a Posterior Cervicomediastinal Ganglioneuroma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e349-e351.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2019
  84. HE SL, Yang YS, Wang WP, Zhang HL, et al
    Prognostic evaluation of nodal skip metastasis for thoracic Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30597.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. SARKARIA IS, Rizk NP, Goldman DA, Sima C, et al
    Early Quality of Life Outcomes After Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive and Open Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30583.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. BISWAS ROY S, Banks P, Kunz M, Ipsen TR, et al
    Prevalence and Natural History of Barrett's Esophagus in Lung Transplant: A Single-Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1017-1023.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. MALLER B, Kaszuba F, Tanvetyanon T
    Complete Tumor Response of Tracheal Squamous Cell Carcinoma After Treatment With Pembrolizumab.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e273-e274.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2019
  88. CHENG YF, Wang BY, Chen HS
    Will patients with resectable esophageal cancer be spared esophagectomy? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)30359.
    PubMed    


  89. CHIA DK, Guowei K, Chang HS, Toh BC, et al
    Kamikawa Double-Flap Reconstruction Following Minimally Invasive Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30331.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2019
  90. DENG HY
    Will patients with resectable esophageal cancer be spared esophagectomy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(19)30200.
    PubMed    


  91. ESPINOZA-MERCADO F, Imai TA, Borgella JD, Sarkissian A, et al
    Does the Approach Matter? Comparing Survival in Robotic, Minimally Invasive, and Open Esophagectomies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:378-385.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
  92. KOHTZ PD, Halpern AL, Eldeiry MA, Hazel K, et al
    Toll-Like Receptor-4 Is a Mediator of Proliferation in Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:233-241.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2018
  93. SRIDHAR P, Bhatt M, Qureshi MM, Asokan S, et al
    Esophageal Cancer Presentation, Treatment and Outcomes Vary with Hospital Safety-net Burden.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 31. pii: S0003-4975(18)31866.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. WANG BY, Hung WH, Wu SC, Chen HC, et al
    Comparison between esophagectomy and definitive chemoradiotherapy in patients with esophageal cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)31836.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2018
  95. DU ZS, Li XY, Luo HS, Wu SX, et al
    Preoperative Administration of Olive Oil Reduces Chylothorax after Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31713.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. SEMENKOVICH TR, Samson PP, Hudson JL, Subramanian M, et al
    Induction Radiation Therapy for Esophageal Cancer: Does Dose Affect Outcomes?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)31642.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. SUN HB, Li Y, Liu XB, Wang ZF, et al
    The Impact of An Early Oral Feeding Protocol on Inflammatory Cytokine Changes after Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 4. pii: S0003-4975(18)31614.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2018
  98. FERGUSON MK
    Obesity Paradox in Esophageal Cancer: Fashion or Reality? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)31421.
    PubMed    


    September 2018
  99. STILES BM, Kamel MK, Harrison SW, Rahouma M, et al
    Neoadjuvant Therapy for Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer Should be Targeted to Tumor Histology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)31345.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. HUANG J, Jiang D, Zhu T, Wang Y, et al
    The Prognostic Significance of c-MYC Amplification in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)31331.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. ATHANASIOU A, Spartalis E, Spartalis M, Charalabopoulos A, et al
    Obesity Paradox in Esophageal Cancer: Fashion or Reality?
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    Minimally Invasive Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy: How I Teach It.
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    July 2018
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    Consequences of Refusing Surgery for Esophageal Cancer: A National Cancer Database Analysis.
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    June 2018
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    Excess Cost and Predictive Factors of Esophagectomy Complications in the SEER-Medicare Database.
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    Complications after Esophagectomy are Associated with Extremes of Body Mass Index.
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    Validation of a Nomogram Predicting Survival After Trimodality Therapy for Esophageal Cancer.
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    The Prognostic Value of Tumor Length for Cause-Specific Mortality in Resectable Esophageal Cancer.
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    May 2018
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    Programmed Death Ligand 1: A Step toward Immunoscore for Esophageal Cancer.
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    Centralizing Esophagectomy to Improve Outcomes and Enhance Clinical Research: Invited Expert Review.
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    April 2018
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    Is Esophagectomy for Benign Conditions Benign?
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    Racial Disparity in Utilization of High-Volume Hospitals for Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Cancer.
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    March 2018
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    The Incidence and Treatment of a Symptomatic Diaphragmatic Hernia Following Esophagectomy for Cancer.
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    Intramural Metastasis as a Risk Factor for Recurrence in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
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    Near-Infrared Lymphatic Mapping of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Nodes in T1 Esophageal Cancer.
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    Paraneoplastic Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder as Presentation of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.
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    February 2018
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    HER2 Confers Resistance to Foretinib Inhibition of MET-Amplified Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Cells.
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    January 2018
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    Caprini Risk Model Decreases Venous Thromboembolism Rates in Thoracic Surgery Cancer Patients.
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    Predictors of Failure to Rescue After Esophagectomy.
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    Application of the 8th AJCC TNM Staging System in Patients with Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
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    Postoperative Complications Drive Unplanned Readmissions after Esophagectomy for Cancer.
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    Increased Variance in Oral and Gastric Microbiome Correlates With Esophagectomy Anastomotic Leak.
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    December 2017
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    The Learning Curve For Robotic McKeown Esophagectomy In Patients With Esophageal Cancer.
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    Predictors of Survival After Treatment of Oligometastases After Esophagectomy.
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    Transversus Abdominis Plane Block Improves Perioperative Outcome After Esophagectomy Versus Epidural.
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    November 2017
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    Resection of the Tracheobronchial Bifurcation With Complete Preservation of Lung Parenchyma.
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    Should Immediate Postoperative Oral Nutrition Following Esophagectomy Be Generalized Immediately?
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    October 2017
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    Surveillance Is Important After Surgical Excision of Giant Fibrovascular Polyps of the Esophagus.
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    August 2017
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    July 2017
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    Survival After Esophagectomy: A Propensity-Matched Study of Different Surgical Approaches.
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    Sex Disparities After Induction Chemoradiotherapy and Esophagogastrectomy for Esophageal Cancer.
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    Skin Perforator Flap Pedicled by Intercostal Muscle for Repair of a Tracheobronchoesophageal Fistula.
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    May 2017
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    Outcome of a Step-Up Treatment Strategy for Chyle Leakage After Esophagectomy.
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    Role of Adjuvant Treatment in Esophageal Cancer With Incidental Pathologic Node Positivity.
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    December 2016
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    November 2016
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    August 2016
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    May 2016
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    April 2016
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