Kenneth Kesler

  • 6307 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
1984 …2020

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Publications

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

79 Scopus citations

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

101 Scopus citations

Esophageal cancer: Associations with (pN+) lymph node metastases

Rice, T. W., Ishwaran, H., Hofstetter, W. L., Schipper, P. H., Kesler, K. A., Law, S., Lerut, T., Denlinger, C. E., Salo, J. A., Scott, W. J., Watson, T. J., Allen, M. S., Chen, L. Q., Rusch, V. W., Cerfolio, R. J., Luketich, J. D., Duranceau, A., Darling, G. E., Pera, M., Apperson-Hansen, C. & 1 others, Blackstone, E. H., Jan 1 2017, In : Annals of surgery. 265, 1, p. 122-129 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Esophagectomy in the septuagenarian

Naunheim, K. S., Hanosh, J., Zwischenberger, J., Turrentine, M. W., Kesler, K. A., Reeder, L. B., Ferguson, M. K. & Baue, A. E., Oct 1993, In : The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 56, 4, p. 880-884 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 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 2012, In : Laboratory Investigation. 92, 11, p. 1564-1573 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Expert Consensus Document on Pulmonary Metastasectomy

Handy, J. R., Bremner, R. M., Crocenzi, T. S., Detterbeck, F. C., Fernando, H. C., Fidias, P. M., Firestone, S., Johnstone, C. A., Lanuti, M., Litle, V. R., Kesler, K. A., Mitchell, J. D., Pass, H. I., Ross, H. J. & Varghese, T. K., Feb 2019, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 107, 2, p. 631-649 19 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

33 Scopus citations

Gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma displays abnormalities in homologous recombination and nucleotide excision repair

Dewalt, R. I., Kesler, K. A., Hammoud, Z. T., Baldridge, L. A., Hattab, E. M. & Jalal, S. I., Jan 1 2014, In : Lung Cancer: Targets and Therapy. 5, p. 11-20 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

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

Heart transplantation in patients with Marfan's syndrome: A survey of attitudes and results

Kesler, K. A., Hanosh, J. J., O'Donnell, J., Faust, S., Turrentine, M. W., Mahomed, Y. & Brown, J. W., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 13, 5, p. 899-904 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Human aortic allograft: An excellent conduit choice for superior vena cava reconstruction

Spera, K., Kesler, K. A., Syed, A. & Boyd, J. H., Jan 15 2014, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 9, 1, 16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 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

Incidence, histology and management of intraluminal thrombus at post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection

Johnston, P., Beck, S. D. W., Cheng, L., Masterson, T. A., Bihrle, R., Kesler, K. & Foster, R. S., Sep 1 2013, In : Journal of Urology. 190, 3, p. 874-877 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Intracardiac echocardiography-guided biopsy of intracardiac masses

Segar, D. S., Bourdillon, P. D. V., Elsner, G., Kesler, K. & Feigenbaum, H., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 8, 6, p. 927-929 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 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

Left subclavian-left coronary artery anastomosis for anomalous origin of the left coronary artery. Long-term follow-up

Kesler, K. A., Pennington, D. G., Nouri, S., Boegner, E., Kanter, K. R., Harvey, L., Chen, S. C., Juriedini, S., Balfour, I. & Willman, V. L., Jan 1 1989, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 98, 1, p. 25-29 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
28 Scopus citations

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

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

Lung cancer surgery in the octogenarian

Naunheim, K. S., Kesler, K. A., D’ Orazio, S. A., Fiore, A. C. & Judd, D. R., Sep 1994, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 8, 9, p. 453-456 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Scopus citations

Management of broncholithiasis

Krishnan, S., Kniese, C. M., Mankins, M., Heitkamp, D. E., Sheski, F. D. & Kesler, K. A., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Thoracic Disease. 10, p. S3419-S3427

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations
12 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

Management of Residual Mass in Germ Cell Tumors After Chemotherapy

Albany, C., Kesler, K. & Cary, C., Jan 1 2019, In : Current oncology reports. 21, 1, 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Scopus citations

Measuring quality of life after esophagectomy: Do we really need to go there?

Kesler, K., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 151, 3, p. 631-632 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Mediastinal Germ Cell Tumors: Updates in Diagnosis and Management

Stram, A. R. & Kesler, K. A., Oct 2020, In : Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America. 29, 4, p. 571-579 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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 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

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

50 Scopus citations

Micronodular thymic neoplasms: Case series and literature review with emphasis on the spectrum of differentiation

Mneimneh, W. S., Gökmen-Polar, Y., Kesler, K. A., Loehrer, P. J. & Badve, S., Nov 1 2015, In : Modern Pathology. 28, 11, p. 1415-1427 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations

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

Multidisciplinary clinic approach improves overall survival outcomes of patients with metastatic germ-cell tumors

Albany, C., Adra, N., Snavely, A. C., Cary, C., Masterson, T. A., Foster, R. S., Kesler, K., Ulbright, T. M., Cheng, L., Chovanec, M., Taza, F., Ku, K., Brames, M. J., Hanna, N. H. & Einhorn, L. H., Feb 1 2018, In : Annals of Oncology. 29, 2, p. 341-346 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 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

New trends in the management of congenital heart disease

Heimansohn, D. A., Turrentine, M. W., Kesler, K. A., King, H. & Brown, J. W., May 1 1993, In : World Journal of Surgery. 17, 3, p. 356-362 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

New trends in the surgical treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.

Wright, C. D. & Kesler, K. A., Mar 1 1990, In : Indiana medicine : the journal of the Indiana State Medical Association. 83, 3, p. 192-194 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

NUT Midline carcinoma masquerading as a thymic carcinoma

Gökmen-Polar, Y., Kesler, K., Loehrer, P. J. & Badve, S., May 10 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 34, 14, p. e126-e129

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

NUT midline carcinomas in the thymic region

Gökmen-Polar, Y., Cano, O. D., Kesler, K. A., Loehrer, P. J. & Badve, S., Dec 11 2014, In : Modern Pathology. 27, 12, p. 1649-1656 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

One-stage surgical management of an esophagopericardial fistula presenting with tamponade

Vardas, P. N., Acton, M. D., Rosati, C. M. & Kesler, K. A., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 158, 4, p. e143-e145

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 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
22 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations
Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Outcomes of a novel intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomotic technique

Kesler, K. A., Ramchandani, N. K., Jalal, S. I., Stokes, S. M., Mankins, M. R., Ceppa, D. K., Birdas, T. J., Vardas, P. N. & Rieger, K. M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Pericardial drainage: Subxiphoid vs. transthoracic approach

Naunheim, K. S., Kesler, K. A., Fiore, A. C., Turrentine, M., Hammell, L. M., Brown, J. W., Mohammed, Y. & Pennington, D. G., Feb 1991, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 5, 2, p. 99-104 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Perioperative morbidity and mortality associated with bleomycin in primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumor

Ranganath, P., Kesler, K. & Einhorn, L., Dec 20 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 34, 36, p. 4445-4446 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

11 Scopus citations

Perioperative Risk Factors for Postoperative Delirium in Patients Undergoing Esophagectomy

Fuchita, M., Khan, S. H., Perkins, A. J., Gao, S., Wang, S., Kesler, K. A. & Khan, B. A., Jul 2019, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 108, 1, p. 190-195 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Pleomorphic adenoma of the trachea

Bizal, J. C., Righi, P. D. & Kesler, K. A., Jan 1 1997, In : Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 116, 1, p. 139-140 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

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