Kenneth Kesler

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1984 …2019
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Publications 1984 2019

2005
30 Citations (Scopus)

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

Salvage Therapy
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
Survival
Lung
30 Citations (Scopus)

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

Thymus Neoplasms
Thymoma
Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Biological Models
Myasthenia Gravis
1425 Citations (Scopus)

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

Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Cisplatin
Observation
Poisons
Survival
2004
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
20 Citations (Scopus)
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Germ Cells
Neoplasms
Tumor Biomarkers
Biomarkers
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

Thoracoscopy
Esophageal Achalasia
Thoracotomy
Deglutition Disorders
S 0139
15 Citations (Scopus)

Thymoma: Current medical and surgical management

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Thymoma
Neoplasms
Standard of Care
Disease-Free Survival
Drug Therapy
2003
12 Citations (Scopus)

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

Polyps
Esophagus
Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
Digestive System Endoscopy
30 Citations (Scopus)

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

Mediastinal Diseases
Neoplasm Metastasis
Survival
Cisplatin
Drug Therapy
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Glass
Tomography
Prospective Studies
2002
7 Citations (Scopus)
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Survival
Age Groups
Pneumonectomy
Operative Surgical Procedures
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Thoracic Neoplasms
Mediastinal Neoplasms
Combined Modality Therapy
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
70 Citations (Scopus)

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

Esophageal Neoplasms
Quality of Life
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Mood Disorders
Postoperative Period
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

Tumor Biomarkers
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Fine Needle Biopsy
Cisplatin
Biomarkers
11 Citations (Scopus)

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

Mediastinal Diseases
Mediastinum
Thoracic Surgical Procedures
Mediastinal Neoplasms
Drug Therapy
2001
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

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
2000
50 Citations (Scopus)

Results of modern therapy for patients with mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors

Ganjoo, K. N., Rieger, K. M., Kesler, K. A., Sharma, M., Heilman, D. K. & Einhorn, L. H., Mar 1 2000, In : Cancer. 88, 5, p. 1051-1056 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tumor Biomarkers
Survival
Teratoma
Therapeutics
Drug Therapy
6 Citations (Scopus)

Thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis palmaris: A periareolar approach

Kesler, K. A., Brooks-Brunn, J. A., Campbell, R. L. & Brown, J. W., Jul 1 2000, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 70, 1, p. 314-317 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyperhidrosis
Sympathectomy
Thoracic Wall
Dissection
Thorax
1999
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
12 Citations (Scopus)
Chylothorax
Thoracostomy
Chronic Pancreatitis
Abdominal Pain
Therapeutics
67 Citations (Scopus)

Primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: The influence of postchemotherapy pathology on long-term survival after surgery

Kesler, K. A., Rieger, K. M., Ganjoo, K. N., Sharma, M., Fineberg, N. S., Einhorn, L. H., Brown, J. W., Swanson, S. J., Sugarbaker, D. J., Rusch, V. W., Krasna, M. J. & Faber, L. P., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 118, 4, p. 692-701 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pathology
Survival
Teratoma
Drug Therapy
Neoplasms
1998
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
17 Citations (Scopus)

The pectoralis major myofascial flap: Clinical applications in head and neck reconstruction

Righi, P. D., Weisberger, E. C., Slakes, S. R., Wilson, J. L., Kesler, K. A. & Yaw, P. B., Jan 1 1998, In : American Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery. 19, 2, p. 96-101 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocutaneous Flap
Neck
Head
Tertiary Healthcare
Head and Neck Neoplasms
1997
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
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
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Pleomorphic Adenoma
Trachea
1996
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
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
1995
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
33 Citations (Scopus)

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

Echocardiography
Biopsy
Lung Neoplasms
Neoplasms
117 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical management of complete atrioventricular septal defects. A twenty-year experience

Bando, K., Turrentine, M. W., Sun, K., Sharp, T. G., Ensing, G. J., Miller, A. P., Kesler, K. A., Binford, R. S., Carlos, G. N., Hurwitz, R. A., Caldwell, R. L., Darragh, R. K., Hubbard, J., Cordes, T. M., Girod, D. A., King, H. & Brown, J. W., Nov 1995, In : The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 110, 5, p. 1543-1554 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reoperation
Mortality
Survivors
Echocardiography
Angiography
5 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical management of pulmonary carcinoma secondary to recurrent respiratory papillomatosis

Sakopoulos, A., Kesler, K. A., Weisberger, E. C., Turrentine, M. W. & Conces, D. J., Dec 1995, In : The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 60, 6, p. 1806-1807 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carcinoma
Lung
Papilloma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Lung Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Tracheoesophageal fistula due to wegener granulomatosis

Conces, D. J., Kesler, K. A., Datzman, M. & Tarver, R. D., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 10, 2, p. 126-128 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tracheoesophageal Fistula
Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
1994
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
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
24 Citations (Scopus)

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

Marfan Syndrome
Heart Transplantation
Dissection
Tissue Donors
Transplants
86 Citations (Scopus)

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

Lung Neoplasms
Mortality
Pneumonectomy
Bronchogenic Carcinoma
Thoracic Wall
19 Citations (Scopus)

Temporary left-sided mechanical cardiac support during acute myocarditis

Kesler, K. A., Pruitt, A. L., Turrentine, M. W., Heimansohn, D. A. & Brown, J. W., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 13, 2, p. 268-270 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocarditis
Heart-Assist Devices
Shock
Perfusion
Transplantation
1993
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
32 Citations (Scopus)

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

Esophagectomy
Thoracic Surgical Procedures
Chylothorax
Anastomotic Leak
Survival
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Heart Diseases
Therapeutics
Technology
Suture Techniques
Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
63 Citations (Scopus)

Real-time endoscopic ultrasound–guided fine-needle aspiration of a mediastinal lymph node

Wiersema, M. J., Kochman, M. L., Chak, A., Cramer, H. M. & Kesler, K. A., Jan 1 1993, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 39, 3, p. 429-431 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical myocardial revascularization after acute infarction

Sharp, T. G. & Kesler, K. A., Jan 1 1993, In : Chest. 104, 4, p. 1063-1069 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Revascularization
Infarction
Myocardial Infarction
Heart Failure
Control Groups
9 Citations (Scopus)

Triple-drug immunosuppression for heart transplantation in infants and children

Brown, J. W., Turrentine, M. W., Kesler, K. A., Mahomed, Y., Darragh, R., Evans, K., Thompson, L. & Caldwell, R., Dec 1 1993, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 12, 6 II, p. S265-S274

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Immunosuppression
Muromonab-CD3
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Cytomegalovirus
1992
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

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