Kenneth Kesler

  • 6307 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
1984 …2020

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Publications

2002

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

53 Scopus citations

Primary and metastatic intrathoracic germ cell tumors

Kesler, K. A., Nov 2002, In : Chest Surgery Clinics of North America. 12, 4, p. xi-xii

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations

Prospective analysis of quality of life after surgical resection for esophageal cancer: Preliminary results

Brooks, J. A., Kesler, K. A., Johnson, C. S., Ciaccia, D. & Brown, J. W., Dec 1 2002, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 81, 4, p. 185-194 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations

Surgical techniques and outcomes for primary nonseminomatous germ cell tumors

Wright, C. D. & Kesler, K. A., Nov 2002, In : Chest Surgery Clinics of North America. 12, 4, p. 707-715 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations

Surgical techniques for testicular nonseminomatous germ cell tumors metastatic to the mediastinum

Kesler, K. A., Nov 2002, In : Chest Surgery Clinics of North America. 12, 4, p. 749-768 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

11 Scopus citations
2003

Giant fibrovascular polyp of the esophagus

Devereaux, B. M., LeBlanc, J. K., Kesler, K., Brooks, J., Lehman, G. A., Sherman, S. & Ciaccia, D., Nov 1 2003, In : Endoscopy. 35, 11, p. 970-972 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Mediastinal metastases from testicular nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: Patterns of dissemination and predictors of long-term survival with surgery

Kesler, K. A., Brooks, J. A., Rieger, K. M., Fineberg, N. S., Einhorn, L. H., Brown, J. W., Putnam, J. B., Shrager, J. B. & Ginsberg, R. J., Apr 1 2003, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 125, 4, p. 913-923 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Prospective study of thoracoscopic limited resection for ground-glass opacity selected by computed tomography: Invited commentary

Meyer, C. A. & Kesler, K. A., May 1 2003, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 75, 5, p. 1605-1606 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2 Scopus citations
2004

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

37 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations

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., Oct 2004, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 78, 4, p. 1224-1228 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Thoracoscopy-assisted Heller myotomy for the treatment of achalasia: Results of a minimally invasive technique

Kesler, K. A., Tarvin, S. E., Brooks, J. A., Rieger, K. M., Lehman, G. A. & Brown, J. W., Feb 2004, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 77, 2, p. 385-392 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Thymoma: Current medical and surgical management

Kesler, K. A., Wright, C. D. & Loehrer, P. J., Mar 2004, In : Seminars in neurology. 24, 1, p. 63-73 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

15 Scopus citations
2005

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

33 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations

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

77 Scopus citations

Surgical salvage therapy for malignant intrathoracic metastases from nonseminomatous germ cell cancer of testicular origin: Analysis of a single-institution experience

Kesler, K. A., Wilson, J. L., Cosgrove, J. A., Brooks, J. A., Messiha, A., Fineberg, N. S., Einhorn, L. H. & Brown, J. W., Aug 1 2005, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 130, 2, p. 408-415 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Surgical treatment of thymic tumors

Wright, C. D. & Kessler, K. A., Jan 1 2005, In : Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 17, 1, p. 20-26 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

30 Scopus citations

Vinorelbine plus cisplatin vs. observation in resected non-small-cell lung cancer

Winton, T., Livingston, R., Johnson, D., Rigas, J., Johnston, M., Butts, C., Cormier, Y., Goss, G., Inculet, R., Vallieres, E., Fry, W., Bethune, D., Ayoub, J., Ding, K., Seymour, L., Graham, B., Tsao, M. S., Gandara, D., Kesler, K., Demmy, T. & 1 others, Shepherd, F., Jun 23 2005, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 352, 25, p. 2589-2597 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1458 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

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

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

39 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
2008
63 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
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 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

22 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

8 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

276 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 2010, In : Annals of surgery. 251, 1, p. 46-50 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

288 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

250 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
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