Kenneth Kesler

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1984 …2019
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Publications 1984 2019

2012
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
Mediastinal Neoplasms
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
13 Citations (Scopus)

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

Thymoma
Cell Line
Neoplasms
Overlapping Genes
Molecular Pathology
30 Citations (Scopus)

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

Thymoma
Neoplasm Metastasis
Thymus Neoplasms
Differential Diagnosis
Thorax
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Thymus Neoplasms
Glandular and Epithelial Neoplasms
Immune System Diseases
Immunoglobulin A
CD4-CD8 Ratio

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

Neoplastic Gene Expression Regulation
Inhibitor of Differentiation Protein 1
Esophageal Neoplasms
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
18 Citations (Scopus)

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

thymoma
Thymoma
Gene expression
metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

Pneumonectomy
Diverticulum
Fistula
Logistic Models
Radiation
13 Citations (Scopus)
Teratoma
Drug Therapy
Tumor Biomarkers
Biomarkers
Nonseminomatous germ cell tumor
40 Citations (Scopus)

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

Thymoma
Survival
Superior Vena Cava
Pneumonectomy
Neoplasms

Thymoma and thymic carcinoma

Loehrer, P., 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

Thymoma
2011
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

docetaxel
Esophagogastric Junction
Chemoradiotherapy
Esophagus
Carcinoma

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

Seminoma
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Disease Management
Biomarkers
Teratoma
45 Citations (Scopus)

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

Metabolomics
Adenocarcinoma
Barrett Esophagus
Control Groups
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
25 Citations (Scopus)

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

Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Gene Expression
Recurrence
Survival
Calcium Channels
3 Citations (Scopus)
Brachiocephalic Veins
Superior Vena Cava
Veins
Thorax
Neoplasms
20 Citations (Scopus)

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

Mediastinal Neoplasms
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
Survival
Drug Therapy
2010
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
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
257 Citations (Scopus)

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

Esophageal Neoplasms
Lymph Node Excision
Survival
Neoplasms
Lymph Nodes
3 Citations (Scopus)
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Mediastinal Neoplasms
Salvage Therapy
Combined Modality Therapy
Ifosfamide
32 Citations (Scopus)

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

Thymoma
Disease-Free Survival
Survival
Mortality
Retrospective Studies
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

Atrial Fibrillation
Thoracic Surgery
Esophagectomy
Amiodarone
Pneumonectomy
243 Citations (Scopus)

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

Survival Analysis
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Cisplatin
Observation
Drug Therapy
19 Citations (Scopus)
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Superior Vena Cava
Polytetrafluoroethylene
Brachiocephalic Veins
Transplants
29 Citations (Scopus)

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

Thymoma
Thymus Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Cohort Studies
Databases
2009
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
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
12 Citations (Scopus)

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

Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Mediastinum
Neoplasms
Therapeutics
Nonseminomatous germ cell tumor
19 Citations (Scopus)
Tumor Biomarkers
Biomarkers
Drug Therapy
Platinum
Nonseminomatous germ cell tumor
31 Citations (Scopus)

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

Thymoma
Myasthenia Gravis
Therapeutics
Neuromuscular Junction
Immune System Diseases
21 Citations (Scopus)

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

Histoplasmosis
Lung
Thorax
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
Hemoptysis
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
265 Citations (Scopus)

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

Esophageal Neoplasms
Esophagectomy
Survival
Databases
Neoplasms
2008
59 Citations (Scopus)
Bleomycin
Survival
Germ Cells
Drug Therapy
Teratoma
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
2007
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
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

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

Mediastinal Neoplasms
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms

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

Sclerosing Solutions
Malignant Pleural Effusion
Sclerosis
Indwelling Catheters
Pleurodesis
17 Citations (Scopus)

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

Chest Tubes
Outpatients
Air
Drainage
Hospital Costs
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Esophagectomy
Amiodarone
Stomach
Serum
Lung
119 Citations (Scopus)

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

Evidence-Based Practice
Chemoradiotherapy
Practice Guidelines
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Radiotherapy
2006
9 Citations (Scopus)

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 1 2006, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 131, 2, p. 497-498 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Neoplasms
Brain Neoplasms
Adenocarcinoma
Neoplasm Metastasis
33 Citations (Scopus)
False Positive Reactions
Predictive Value of Tests
Seminoma
Testicular Neoplasms
Residual Neoplasm

Short- and long-term outcomes after large pulmonary resection for germ cell tumors after bleomycin-combination chemotherapy

Andrade, R. S., Kesler, K. A., Wilson, J. L., Brooks, J. A., Reichwage, B. D., Rieger, K. M., Einhorn, L. H. & Brown, J. W., Apr 1 2006, In : Journal of Urology. 175, 4, p. 1368-1369 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Bleomycin
Combination Drug Therapy
Lung
39 Citations (Scopus)

Survival outcomes of resected patients who demonstrate a pathologic complete response after neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy for locally advanced esophageal cancer

Hammoud, Z. T., Kesler, K. A., Ferguson, M. K., Battafarrano, R. J., Bhogaraju, A., Hanna, N., Govindan, R., Mauer, A. A., Yu, M. & Einhorn, L. H., Apr 1 2006, In : Diseases of the Esophagus. 19, 2, p. 69-72 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoadjuvant Therapy
Esophageal Neoplasms
Survival
Perioperative Period
Disease-Free Survival
2005
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
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