Kenneth Kesler

  • 6232 Citations
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1984 …2020

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Publications

2006

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
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

32 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

1450 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 1 2004, In : Seminars in neurology. 24, 1, p. 63-73 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

15 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
2002
7 Scopus citations

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

70 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
2001

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

74 Scopus citations

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

2000

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

51 Scopus citations

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

6 Scopus citations
1999

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

6 Scopus citations

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

12 Scopus citations

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

68 Scopus citations
1998

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

1 Scopus citations

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

18 Scopus citations
1997

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

43 Scopus citations

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., 1997, In : Annals of internal medicine. 127, 8 I, p. 604-612 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

265 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
1996

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

49 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations
1995

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

8 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

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

118 Scopus citations

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

5 Scopus citations

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

2 Scopus citations
1994

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

21 Scopus citations

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

68 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

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

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

19 Scopus citations
1993

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., 1993, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 105, 4, p. 743-748 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
144 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

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