Kenneth Kesler

  • 6232 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
1984 …2020

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Publications

2013

"Supercharged" isoperistaltic colon interposition for long-segment esophageal reconstruction

Kesler, K. A., Pillai, S. T., Birdas, T. J., Rieger, K. M., Okereke, I. C., Ceppa, D., Socas, J. & Starnes, S. L., Apr 1 2013, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 95, 4, p. 1162-1169 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Support service use and interest in support services among distressed family caregivers of lung cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Champion, V. L., Hanna, N., Jalal, S. I., Fakiris, A. J., Birdas, T. J., Okereke, I. C., Kesler, K. A., Einhorn, L. H., Given, B. A., Monahan, P. O. & Ostroff, J. S., Jul 1 2013, In : Psycho-Oncology. 22, 7, p. 1549-1556 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Support service use and interest in support services among lung cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Hanna, N., Jalal, S. I., Fakiris, A. J., Einhorn, L. H., Birdas, T. J., Kesler, K. A. & Champion, V. L., Oct 1 2013, In : Lung Cancer. 82, 1, p. 162-167 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

The role of histology in predicting recurrence of type A thymomas: A clinicopathologic correlation of 23 cases

Vladislav, I. T., Gökmen-Polar, Y., Kesler, K. A., Loehrer, P. J. & Badve, S., Aug 1 2013, In : Modern Pathology. 26, 8, p. 1059-1064 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Treatment of small cell lung cancer: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American college of chest physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines

Jett, J. R., Schild, S. E., Kesler, K. A. & Kalemkerian, G. P., May 1 2013, In : CHEST. 143, 5 SUPPL, p. e400S-e419S

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

175 Scopus citations
2012

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

1 Scopus citations

Establishment and characterization of a novel cell line derived from human thymoma AB tumor

Gökmen-Polar, Y., Sanders, K. L., Goswami, C. P., Cano, O. D., Zaheer, N. A., Jain, R. K., Kesler, K. A., Nelson, R. P., Vance, G. H., Smith, D., Li, L., Cardoso, A. A., Badve, S., Loehrer, P. J. & Sledge, G. W., Nov 1 2012, In : Laboratory Investigation. 92, 11, p. 1564-1573 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Extrathoracic metastases of thymic origin: A review of 35 cases

Vladislav, T., Jain, R. K., Alvarez, R., Mehta, R. J., Gökmen-Polar, Y., Kesler, K. A., Henley, J. D., Loehrer, P. J. & Badve, S., Mar 1 2012, In : Modern Pathology. 25, 3, p. 370-377 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

32 Scopus citations

Immune-mediated diseases and immunodeficiencies associated with thymic epithelial neoplasms

Khawaja, M. R., Nelson, R. P., Miller, N., Badve, S. S., Loehrer, E., Czader, M., Perkins, S. M., Kesler, K. & Loehrer, P. J., Jun 1 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Immunology. 32, 3, p. 430-437 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Invited commentary

Kesler, K. A., May 1 2012, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 93, 5, p. 1688-1689 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Molecular analysis of Thymoma

Badve, S., Goswami, C., Gökmen-Polar, Y., Nelson, R. P., Henley, J., Miller, N., Zaheer, N. A., Sledge, G. W., Li, L., Kesler, K. A. & Loehrer, P. J., Aug 13 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 8, e42669.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Risk factors for bronchopleural fistula after right pneumonectomy: Does eliminating the stump diverticulum provide protection?

Birdas, T. J., Morad, M. H., Okereke, I. C., Rieger, K. M., Kruter, L. E., Mathur, P. N. & Kesler, K. A., Apr 1 2012, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19, 4, p. 1336-1342 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
14 Scopus citations

Thymic carcinoma: Outcomes after surgical resection

Okereke, I. C., Kesler, K. A., Freeman, R. K., Rieger, K. M., Birdas, T. J., Ascioti, A. J., Badve, S., Nelson, R. P. & Loehrer, P. J., May 1 2012, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 93, 5, p. 1668-1673 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Thymoma and thymic carcinoma

Loehrer, P. J., Henley, J. & Kesler, K., Feb 13 2012, Principles and Practice of Lung Cancer: The Official Reference Text of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC): Fourth Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), p. 927-943 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Long-term outcome of a phase II study of docetaxel-based multimodality chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced carcinoma of the esophagus or gastroesophageal junction

Choong, N. W., Mauer, A. M., Haraf, D. C., Ferguson, M. K., Sandler, A. B., Kesler, K. A., Fishkin, P. A. S., Ansari, R. H., Wade, J., Krauss, S. A., Sciortino, D. F., Posner, M. C., Kocherginsky, M., Hoffman, P. C., Szeto, L. & Vokes, E. E., Dec 1 2011, In : Medical Oncology. 28, SUPPL. 1, p. S152-S161

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Management of residual disease after therapy for mediastinal germ cell tumor and normal serum markers

Riggs, H. D., Einhorn, L. H. & Kesler, K. A., Dec 1 2011, Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery (Second Edition): An Evidence-Based Approach. Springer London, p. 445-452 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Metabolomics study of esophageal adenocarcinoma

Zhang, J., Liu, L., Wei, S., Nagana Gowda, G. A., Hammoud, Z., Kesler, K. A. & Raftery, D., Feb 2011, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 141, 2, p. 469-475.e4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Prediction of postoperative recurrence-free survival in non-small cell lung cancer by using an internationally validated gene expression model

Mitra, R., Lee, J., Jo, J., Milani, M., McClintick, J. N., Edenberg, H. J., Kesler, K. A., Rieger, K. M., Badve, S., Cummings, O. W., Mohiuddin, A., Thomas, D. G., Luo, X., Juliar, B. E., Li, L., Mesaros, C., Blair, I. A., Srirangam, A., Kratzke, R. A., McDonald, C. J. & 2 others, Kim, J. & Potter, D. A., May 1 2011, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 17, 9, p. 2934-2946 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Survival after resection for metastatic testicular nonseminomatous germ cell cancer to the lung or mediastinum

Kesler, K. A., Kruter, L. E., Perkins, S. M., Rieger, K. M., Sullivan, K. J., Runyan, M. L., Brown, J. W. & Einhorn, L. H., Apr 1 2011, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 91, 4, p. 1085-1093 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2010

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

55 Scopus citations

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

14 Scopus citations

Optimum lymphadenectomy for esophageal cancer

Rizk, N. P., Ishwaran, H., Rice, T. W., Chen, L. Q., Schipper, P. H., Kesler, K. A., Law, S., Lerut, T. E. M. R., Reed, C. E., Salo, J. A., Scott, W. J., Hofstetter, W. L., Watson, T. J., Allen, M. S., Rusch, V. W. & Blackstone, E. H., Jan 1 2010, In : Annals of surgery. 251, 1, p. 46-50 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

280 Scopus citations

Prognostic Indicators After Surgery for Thymoma

Okereke, I. C., Kesler, K. A., Morad, M. H., Mi, D., Rieger, K. M., Birdas, T. J., Badve, S., Henley, J. D., Turrentine, M. W., Nelson, R. P. & Loehrer, P. J., Apr 1 2010, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 89, 4, p. 1071-1079 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Prophylaxis of Atrial Fibrillation After Noncardiac Thoracic Surgery

Tisdale, J. E., Wroblewski, H. A. & Kesler, K. A., Dec 1 2010, In : Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 22, 4, p. 310-320 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Randomized phase III trial of vinorelbine plus cisplatin compared with observation in completely resected stage IB and II non-small-cell lung cancer: Updated survival analysis of JBR-10

Butts, C. A., Ding, K., Seymour, L., Twumasi-Ankrah, P., Graham, B., Gandara, D., Johnson, D. H., Kesler, K. A., Green, M., Vincent, M., Cormier, Y., Goss, G., Findlay, B., Johnston, M., Tsao, M. S. & Shepherd, F. A., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 28, 1, p. 29-34 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

249 Scopus citations
20 Scopus citations

WHO types A and AB thymomas: Not always benign

Jain, R. K., Mehta, R. J., Henley, J. D., Kesler, K. A., Loehrer, P. J. & Badve, S., Dec 1 2010, In : Modern Pathology. 23, 12, p. 1641-1649 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2009

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

57 Scopus citations

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

9 Scopus citations

Multimodality Treatment of Germ Cell Tumors of the Mediastinum

Kesler, K. A. & Einhorn, L. H., Feb 1 2009, In : Thoracic Surgery Clinics. 19, 1, p. 63-69 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

13 Scopus citations
22 Scopus citations

Rituximab for the treatment of thymoma-associated and de novo myasthenia gravis: 3 cases and review

Nelson, R. P., Pascuzzi, R. M., Kessler, K., Walsh, L. E., Faught, P. P., Ramanuja, S., Pescovitz, M. D. & Loehrer, P. J., Jun 1 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease. 10, 4, p. 170-177 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Surgical Management of Pulmonary and Mediastinal Sequelae of Histoplasmosis: A Challenging Spectrum

Hammoud, Z. T., Rose, A. S., Hage, C. A., Knox, K. S., Rieger, K. & Kesler, K. A., Aug 1 2009, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 88, 2, p. 399-403 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Technique of Mediastinal Germ Cell Tumor Resection

Kesler, K. A., Mar 1 2009, In : Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 14, 1, p. 55-65 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Worldwide esophageal cancer collaboration

Rice, T. W., Rusch, V. W., Apperson-Hansen, C., Allen, M. S., Chen, L. Q., Hunter, J. G., Kesler, K. A., Law, S., Lerut, T. E. M. R., Reed, C. E., Salo, J. A., Scott, W. J., Swisher, S. G., Watson, T. J. & Blackstone, E. H., Jan 30 2009, In : Diseases of the Esophagus. 22, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

273 Scopus citations
2008
62 Scopus citations

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

7 Scopus citations
2007

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

6 Scopus citations

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

9 Scopus citations

Mediastinal germ cell tumors.

Kesler, K. A. & Einhorn, L. H., May 2007, In : The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 83, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pleural sclerosis for malignant pleural effusion: Optimal sclerosing agent

Hammoud, Z. T. & Kesler, K. A., Dec 1 2007, Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach. Springer London, p. 409-413 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Postoperative Outpatient Chest Tube Management: Initial Experience With a New Portable System

Rieger, K. M., Wroblewski, H. A., Brooks, J. A., Hammoud, Z. T. & Kesler, K. A., Aug 1 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 84, 2, p. 630-632 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Prospective evaluation of serum amiodarone concentrations when administered via a nasogastric tube into the stomach conduit after transthoracic esophagectomy

Tisdale, J. E., Wroblewski, H. A., Hammoud, Z. T., Rieger, K. M., Young, J. V., Wall, D. S. & Kesler, K. A., Oct 1 2007, In : Clinical Therapeutics. 29, 10, p. 2226-2234 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Treatment of non-small cell lung cancer, stage IIIB: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition)

Jett, J. R., Schild, S. E., Keith, R. L. & Kesler, K. A., Sep 2007, In : Chest. 132, 3 SUPPL., p. 266S-276S

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

119 Scopus citations
2006

Long-term survival after excision of a solitary esophageal cancer brain metastasis

Kesler, K. A., Hammoud, Z. T., Helft, P. R., Rieger, K. M., Pritz, M. B. & Brown, J. W., Feb 2006, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 131, 2, p. 497-498 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations