Kenneth Kesler

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1984 …2019
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Publications 1984 2019

59 Citations (Scopus)
Bleomycin
Survival
Germ Cells
Drug Therapy
Teratoma
15 Citations (Scopus)

A Gene Signature to Determine Metastatic Behavior in Thymomas

Gökmen-Polar, Y., Cook, R. W., Goswami, C. P., Wilkinson, J., Maetzold, D., Stone, J. F., Oelschlager, K. M., Vladislav, I. T., Shirar, K. L., Kesler, K. A., Loehrer, P. J. & Badve, S., Jul 24 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 7, e66047.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thymoma
Thymoma
metastasis
Genes
Neoplasm Metastasis
43 Citations (Scopus)

Aggressive surgical management of sternoclavicular joint infections

Carlos, G. N., Kesler, K. A., Coleman, J. J., Broderick, L., Turrentine, M. W. & Brown, J. W., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 113, 2, p. 242-247 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sternoclavicular Joint
Joints
Infection
Drainage
Pectoralis Muscles
11 Citations (Scopus)

A large microRNA cluster on chromosome 19 is a transcriptional hallmark of WHO type A and AB thymomas

Radovich, M., Solzak, J. P., Hancock, B. A., Conces, M. L., Atale, R., Porter, R. F., Zhu, J., Glasscock, J., Kesler, K., Badve, S., Schneider, B. & Loehrer, P., Jan 14 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromosomes, Human, Pair 19
Thymoma
MicroRNAs
Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinases
Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation following esophagectomy

Tisdale, J. E., Jaynes, H. A., Watson, M. R., Corya, A. L., Shen, C. & Kesler, K., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophagectomy
Amiodarone
Atrial Fibrillation
Length of Stay
Incidence
6 Citations (Scopus)

A novel biomarker for the detection of esophageal adenocarcinoma

Hammoud, Z. T., Badve, S., Saxena, R., Kesler, K. A., Rieger, K., Malkas, L. H. & Hickey, R. J., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 133, 1, p. 82-87 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proliferating Cell Nuclear Antigen
Adenocarcinoma
Biomarkers
Neoplasms
Staining and Labeling
31 Citations (Scopus)

Anterior pericardial tracheoplasty for congenital tracheal stenosis

Heimansohn, D. A., Kesler, K. A., Turrentine, M. W., Mahomed, Y., Means, L., Matt, B., Weisberger, E. & Brown, J. W., Dec 1 1991, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 102, 5, p. 710-716 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tracheostomy
Pericardium
Intubation
Tracheal Stenosis
Tracheotomy
48 Citations (Scopus)

Anterior pericardial tracheoplasty for congenital tracheal stenosis: Intermediate to long-term outcomes

Bando, K., Turrentine, M. W., Sun, K., Sharp, T. G., Matt, B., Karmazyn, B., Heifetz, S. A., Stevens, J., Kesler, K. A. & Brown, J. W., Oct 1996, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 62, 4, p. 981-989 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survivors
Trachea
Weights and Measures
Sternotomy
Pericardium
46 Citations (Scopus)

Anterior wall left ventricular aneurysm repair: A comparison of linear versus circular closure

Kesler, K. A., Fiore, A. C., Naunheim, K. S., Sharp, T. G., Mahomed, Y., Zollinger, T. W., Sawada, S. G., Brown, J. W., Labovitz, A. J. & Barner, H. B., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 103, 5, p. 841-848 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aneurysm
Survival
Left Ventricular Function
1 Citation (Scopus)

A penetrating mediastinal tracheal injury

Morelock, R. J., Kesler, K. A., Broderick, L. R., Wilson, J. L., Schmitt, G. S. & Brown, J. W., Mar 1 1998, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 44, 3, p. 552-554 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accidental Falls
Penetrating Wounds
Chest Tubes
Mediastinum
Bronchoscopy
16 Citations (Scopus)

A Phase II study with cetuximab and radiation therapy for patients with surgically resectable esophageal and GE junction carcinomas: Hoosier oncology group G05-92

Becerra, C. R., Hanna, N., Mccollum, A. D., Becharm, N., Timmerman, R. D., Dimaio, M., Kesler, K. A., Yu, M., Yan, T. & Choy, H., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 8, 11, p. 1425-1429 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiotherapy
Carcinoma
Esophageal Neoplasms
Esophagectomy
Cetuximab
4 Citations (Scopus)

A prospective cost-effective evaluation of EUS directed fine needle aspiration biopsy (EUS+FNA) of mediastinal lymphadenopathy in the preoperative staging of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLCA)

Gress, F., Savides, T., Ikenberry, S., Kesler, K., Cummings, O., Conces, D., Sandler, A., Mathur, P., Bilderback, S. & Hawes, R., Jan 1 1996, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 43, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
Fine Needle Biopsy
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Lymph Nodes
Costs and Cost Analysis
53 Citations (Scopus)

A randomized, controlled study of amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation after transthoracic esophagectomy

Tisdale, J. E., Wroblewski, H. A., Wall, D. S., Rieger, K. M., Hammoud, Z. T., Young, J. V. & Kesler, K. A., Jul 1 2010, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 140, 1, p. 45-51 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophagectomy
Amiodarone
Atrial Fibrillation
Control Groups
Intensive Care Units
56 Citations (Scopus)

A Randomized Trial Evaluating Amiodarone for Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation After Pulmonary Resection

Tisdale, J. E., Wroblewski, H. A., Wall, D. S., Rieger, K. M., Hammoud, Z. T., Young, J. V. & Kesler, K. A., Sep 1 2009, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 88, 3, p. 886-895 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amiodarone
Atrial Fibrillation
Lung
Control Groups
Intensive Care Units
7 Citations (Scopus)
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Survival
Age Groups
Pneumonectomy
Operative Surgical Procedures
31 Citations (Scopus)

A retrospective analysis of locally advanced esophageal cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy followed by surgery or surgery alone

Kesler, K. A., Helft, P. R., Werner, E. A., Jain, N. P., Brooks, J. A., DeWitt, J. M., Leblanc, J. K., Fineberg, N. S., Einhorn, L. H. & Brown, J. W., Apr 2005, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 79, 4, p. 1116-1121 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoadjuvant Therapy
Esophageal Neoplasms
Survival
Lymph Node Excision
Comorbidity
4 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the feasibility of bronchoplastic surgery with magnetic resonance imaging

Kesler, K. A., Conces, D. J., Heimansohn, D. A. & Mathur, P., Jul 1991, In : The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 52, 1, p. 145-147 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumonectomy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Lung
Therapeutics
16 Citations (Scopus)

Barriers to mental health service use and preferences for addressing emotional concerns among lung cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Winger, J. G., Hanna, N., Jalal, S. I., Fakiris, A. J., Einhorn, L. H., Birdas, T. J., Kesler, K. A. & Champion, V. L., Jul 2014, In : Psycho-Oncology. 23, 7, p. 812-819 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Health Services
Lung Neoplasms
Midwestern United States
Primary Care Physicians
Psychiatry
6 Citations (Scopus)

Bronchoesophageal fistula with an esophageal web

Turrentine, M. W., Kesler, K. A. & Mahomed, Y., Sep 1990, In : The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 50, 3, p. 473-475 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Fistula
Fistula
Age Groups
Pathology
6 Citations (Scopus)

Bronchoperitoneal fistula secondary to chronic Klebsiella pneumoniae subphrenic abscess

Stockberger, S. M., Kesler, K. A., Broderick, L. S. & Howard, T. J., Sep 1999, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 68, 3, p. 1058-1059 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subphrenic Abscess
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Fistula

Bronchoperitoneal fistula secondary to Klebsiella pneumoniae [1]

Kesler, K. A., Jan 1 1999, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 68, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Klebsiella pneumoniae
Fistula

Can we make pneumonectomy great again?

Kesler, K., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumonectomy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cardiac compression secondary to a massively dilated substernal colon conduit

Khan, B. A., Ionescu, R. C., Halal, A. M. & Kesler, K. A., Nov 1 2012, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 47, 11, p. 2126-2128 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colon
Esophageal Atresia
Dilatation
Emergencies
Hemodynamics

Cardiac transplantation at IU Medical Center.

Rigden, L. B., Faust, S., Brown, J., Mahomed, Y., Kesler, K. A., Turrentine, M. W. & O'Donnell, J., Jan 1 1992, In : Indiana medicine : the journal of the Indiana State Medical Association. 85, 5, p. 414-418 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
Heart Transplantation
Survival Analysis
Heart Diseases
21 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac transplantation in infants and children

Turrentine, M. W., Kesler, K. A., Caldwell, R., Darragh, R., Means, L., Mahomed, Y. & Brown, J. W., Mar 1994, In : The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 57, 3, p. 546-554 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Heart Diseases
Cardiomyopathies
Pediatrics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Carinaplasty Airway Closure: A Technique for Right Pneumonectomy

Kesler, K. A., Hammoud, Z. T., Rieger, K. M., Kruter, L. E., Yu, M. & Brown, J. W., Apr 1 2008, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 85, 4, p. 1178-1186 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumonectomy
Fistula
Artificial Respiration
Morbidity
Mortality
37 Citations (Scopus)

Cisplatin, fluorouracil, celecoxib, and RT in resectable esophageal cancer: preliminary results.

Govindan, R., McLeod, H., Mantravadi, P., Fineberg, N., Helft, P., Kesler, K., Hanna, N., Stoner, C., Ansari, R. & Fox, E., Dec 2004, In : Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 18, 14 Suppl 14, p. 18-21 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Celecoxib
Esophageal Neoplasms
Fluorouracil
Cisplatin
Cyclooxygenase 2
53 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical utility of EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration of mediastinal masses in the absence of known pulmonary malignancy

Devereaux, B. M., LeBlanc, J. K., Yousif, E., Kesler, K., Brooks, J. A., Mathur, P., Sandler, A., Chappo, J., Lehman, G. A., Sherman, S., Gress, F. & Ciaccia, D., Jan 1 2002, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 56, 3, p. 397-401 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
Fine Needle Biopsy
Lung
Mediastinal Neoplasms
Conscious Sedation

Commentary: Conquering “nonesmanneslond”

Kesler, K., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 157, 6, p. 2490-2492 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Mediastinal Neoplasms
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
13 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative glycomic profiling in esophageal adenocarcinoma

Hammoud, Z. T., Mechref, Y., Hussein, A., Bekesova, S., Zhang, M., Kesler, K. A. & Novotny, M. V., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 139, 5, p. 1216-1223 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glycomics
Polysaccharides
Adenocarcinoma
Glycosylation
Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption-Ionization Mass Spectrometry
144 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of insufflated talc under thoracoscopic guidance with standard tetracycline and bleomycin pleurodesis for control of malignant pleural effusions

Hartman, D. L., Gaither, J. M., Kesler, K. A., Mylet, D. M., Brown, J. W., Mathur, P. N., Webb, W. R., Moores, D. W. O., Chambers, J. S., Cook, W. A. & Faber, L. P., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 105, 4, p. 743-748 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pleurodesis
Malignant Pleural Effusion
Talc
Bleomycin
Tetracycline
Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
Preoperative Care
Bronchoscopy
Lung Neoplasms
72 Citations (Scopus)

COPD may increase the incidence of refractory supraventricular arrhythmias following pulmonary resection for non-small cell lung cancer

Sekine, Y., Kesler, K. A., Behnia, M., Brooks-Brunn, J. A., Sekine, E. & Brown, J. W., Dec 2001, In : CHEST. 120, 6, p. 1783-1790 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supraventricular Tachycardia
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Lung
Psychological Adaptation
Telephone
Caregivers
Lung Neoplasms
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
22 Citations (Scopus)

Coronary artery bypass for recent infarction. Predictors of mortality

Naunheim, K. S., Kesler, K. A., Kanter, K. R., Fiore, A. C., McBride, L. R., Pennington, D. G., Barner, H. B., Kaiser, G. C. & Willman, V. L., Jan 1 1988, In : Circulation. 78, 3 II SUPPL., p. I-122-I-128

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Artery Bypass
Infarction
Mortality
Cardiogenic Shock
Multivariate Analysis
48 Citations (Scopus)

Current concepts of left ventricular pseudoaneurysm: Pathophysiology, therapy, and diagnostic imaging methods

March, K. L., Sawada, S. G., Tarver, R. D., Kesler, K. A. & Armstrong, W. F., Sep 1989, In : Clinical Cardiology. 12, 9, p. 531-540 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

False Aneurysm
Diagnostic Imaging
Heart Rupture
Pericardium
Therapeutics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a Multidisciplinary Program to Expedite Care of Esophageal Emergencies

Ceppa, M., Rosati, C. M., Chabtini, L., Stokes, S. M., Cook, H. C., Rieger, K., Birdas, T., Lappas, J. C., Kessler, W., DeWitt, J., Maglinte, D. D. & Kesler, K., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergency Medical Services
Esophageal Perforation
Emergencies
Referral and Consultation
Mediastinal Emphysema
9 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma by Serum Proteomic Pattern

Hammoud, Z. T., Dobrolecki, L., Kesler, K. A., Rahmani, E., Rieger, K., Malkas, L. H. & Hickey, R. J., Aug 1 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 84, 2, p. 384-392 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proteomics
Adenocarcinoma
Serum
Biomarkers
Lasers

Diagnostic and therapeutic quandaries in a patient with a germ cell tumor

Hanna, N., Kesler, K. & Einhorn, L., Oct 15 2001, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 19, 20, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Mediastinal Neoplasms
Germinoma
Chorionic Gonadotropin, beta Subunit, Human
Gynecomastia
9 Citations (Scopus)

Differential gene expression profiling of esophageal adenocarcinoma

Hammoud, Z. T., Badve, S., Zhao, Q., Li, L., Saxena, R., Thorat, M. A., Morimiya, A., Rieger, K. M. & Kesler, K. A., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 137, 4, p. 829-834 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gene Expression Profiling
Adenocarcinoma
Genes
Gene Expression
Neoplasm Genes
8 Citations (Scopus)

Double-valve replacement with Medtronic-Hall or St. Jude valve

Fiore, A. C., Swartz, M. T., Sharp, T. G., Kesler, K. A., Barner, H. B., Naunheim, K. S., Grunkemeier, G. L., Moroney, D. A. & Kaiser, G. C., May 1995, In : The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 59, 5, p. 1113-1119 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Revascularization
Hospital Mortality
Aortic Valve
Mitral Valve
Prostheses and Implants
22 Citations (Scopus)

Economic and social changes among distressed family caregivers of lung cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Champion, V. L., Azzoli, C. G., Hanna, N., Jalal, S. I., Fakiris, A. J., Birdas, T. J., Okereke, I. C., Kesler, K. A., Einhorn, L. H., Monahan, P. O. & Ostroff, J. S., Mar 1 2013, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 21, 3, p. 819-826 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Change
Caregivers
Lung Neoplasms
Economics
Leisure Activities
27 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of omental, intercostal, and internal mammary artery pedicle wraps on bronchial healing

Turrentine, M. W., Kesler, K. A., Wright, C. D., McEwen, K. E., Faught, P. R., Miller, M. E., Mahomed, Y., King, H. & Brown, J. W., Apr 1990, In : The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 49, 4, p. 574-579 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mammary Arteries
Transplants
Intercostal Muscles
Blood Vessels
Pathologic Constriction
265 Citations (Scopus)

Endoscopic ultrasonography, fine-needle aspiration biopsy guided by endoscopic ultrasonography, and computed tomography in the preoperative staging of non-small-cell lung cancer: A comparison study

Gress, F. G., Savides, T. J., Sandler, A., Kesler, K., Conces, D., Cummings, O., Mathur, P., Ikenberry, S., Bilderback, S. & Hawes, R., Oct 30 1997, In : Annals of internal medicine. 127, 8 I, p. 604-612 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endosonography
Fine Needle Biopsy
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Tomography
Lymph Nodes
21 Citations (Scopus)
Esophagogastric Junction
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Neoplasms
Surgical Pathology
Cardia
77 Citations (Scopus)

Endoscopic ultrasound in non-small cell lung cancer and negative mediastinum on computed tomography

LeBlanc, J. K., Devereaux, B. M., Imperiale, T. F., Kesler, K., DeWitt, J. M., Cummings, O., Ciaccia, D., Sherman, S., Mathur, P., Conces, D., Brooks, J., Chriswell, M., Einhorn, L. & Collins, E., Jan 15 2005, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 171, 2, p. 177-182 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mediastinal Neoplasms
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Tomography
Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
Neoplasm Metastasis
68 Citations (Scopus)

Endoscopic ultrasound versus computed tomography in the evaluation of the mediastinum in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer

Hawes, R. H., Gress, F., Kesler, K. A., Cummings, O. W. & Conces, D. J., Dec 1 1994, In : Endoscopy. 26, 9, p. 784-787 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interventional Ultrasonography
Lymphatic Metastasis
X Ray Computed Tomography
Mediastinum
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
79 Citations (Scopus)

Endothelial seeding of Dacron and polytetrafluoroethylene grafts: The cellular events of healing

Herring, M., Baughman, S., Glover, J., Kesler, K., Jesseph, J., Campbell, J., Dilley, R., Evan, A. & Gardner, A., Oct 1984, In : Surgery. 96, 4, p. 745-755 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyethylene Terephthalates
Polytetrafluoroethylene
Transplants
Capsules
Fibroblasts
100 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced strength of endothelial attachment on polyester elastomer and polytetrafluoroethylene graft surfaces with fibronectin substrate

Kesler, K. A., Herring, M. B., Arnold, M. P., Glover, J. L., Park, H. M., Helmus, M. N. & Bendick, P. J., Jan 1986, In : Journal of vascular surgery. 3, 1, p. 58-64 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elastomers
Polyesters
Polytetrafluoroethylene
Fibronectins
Transplants