Kenneth Kesler

  • 6307 Citations
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1984 …2020

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2020

An ivor lewis esophagectomy designed to minimize anastomotic complications and optimize conduit function

Ramchandani, N. K., Kesler, K. A., Rogers, J. D., Valsangkar, N., Stokes, S. M. & Jalal, S. I., Apr 2020, In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2020, 158, e59255.

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Open Access

Effect of delirium on physical function in noncardiac thoracic surgery patients

Khan, S. H., Xu, C., Wang, S., Gao, S., Lasiter, S., Kesler, K. & Khan, B. A., Mar 1 2020, In : American Journal of Critical Care. 29, 2, p. e39-e43

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Open Access
Open Access
3 Scopus citations

The Influence of Airway Closure Technique for Right Pneumonectomy on Wall Tension During Positive Pressure Ventilation: An Experimental Study

Matthews, C. R., Goswami, D., Ramchandani, N. K., Huffard, A. L., Rieger, K. M., Young, J. V., Martinez, R. V. & Kesler, K. A., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

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Open Access
2019

Amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation following esophagectomy

Tisdale, J. E., Jaynes, H. A., Watson, M. R., Corya, A. L., Shen, C. & Kesler, K. A., Jul 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 158, 1, p. 301-310.e1

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3 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.

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13 Scopus citations
28 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

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1 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.

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5 Scopus citations
2018
2 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.

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33 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.

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7 Scopus citations

Preoperative STOP-BANG Scores and Postoperative Delirium and Coma in Thoracic Surgery Patients

Wang, S., Sigua, N. L., Manchanda, S., Gradney, S., Khan, S. H., Perkins, A., Kesler, K. & Khan, B., Oct 2018, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 106, 4, p. 966-972 7 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Preventing Postoperative Delirium After Major Noncardiac Thoracic Surgery—A Randomized Clinical Trial

Khan, B. A., Perkins, A. J., Campbell, N. L., Gao, S., Khan, S. H., Wang, S., Fuchita, M., Weber, D. J., Zarzaur, B. L., Boustani, M. A. & Kesler, K., Dec 2018, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 66, 12, p. 2289-2297 9 p.

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4 Scopus citations
2017

Development of a Multidisciplinary Program to Expedite Care of Esophageal Emergencies

Ceppa, M., Rosati, C. M., Chabtini, L., Stokes, S. M., Cook, H. C., Rieger, K., Birdas, T., Lappas, J. C., Kessler, W., DeWitt, J., Maglinte, D. D. & Kesler, K., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

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2 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.

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41 Scopus citations
2016

A large microRNA cluster on chromosome 19 is a transcriptional hallmark of WHO type A and AB thymomas

Radovich, M., Solzak, J. P., Hancock, B. A., Conces, M. L., Atale, R., Porter, R. F., Zhu, J., Glasscock, J., Kesler, K. A., Badve, S. S., Schneider, B. P. & Loehrer, P. J., Feb 1 2016, In : British Journal of Cancer. 114, 4, p. 477-484 8 p.

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14 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.

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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

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1 Scopus citations
26 Scopus citations

Recommendations for clinical staging (cTNM) of cancer of the esophagus and esophagogastric junction for the 8th edition AJCC/UICC staging manuals

for the Worldwide Esophageal Cancer Collaboration Investigators, Nov 1 2016, In : Diseases of the Esophagus. 29, 8, p. 913-919 7 p.

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38 Scopus citations

Recommendations for neoadjuvant pathologic staging (ypTNM) of cancer of the esophagus and esophagogastric junction for the 8th edition AJCC/UICC staging manuals

for the Worldwide Esophageal Cancer Collaboration Investigators, Nov 1 2016, In : Diseases of the Esophagus. 29, 8, p. 906-912 7 p.

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33 Scopus citations

Recommendations for pathologic staging (pTNM) of cancer of the esophagus and esophagogastric junction for the 8th edition AJCC/UICC staging manuals

for the Worldwide Esophageal Cancer Collaboration Investigators, Nov 1 2016, In : Diseases of the Esophagus. 29, 8, p. 897-905 9 p.

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51 Scopus citations

Worldwide Esophageal Cancer Collaboration: neoadjuvant pathologic staging data

Rice, T. W., Lerut, T. E. M. R., Orringer, M. B., Chen, L. Q., Hofstetter, W. L., Smithers, B. M., Rusch, V. W., van Lanschot, J., Chen, K. N., Davies, A. R., D'Journo, X. B., Kesler, K. A., Luketich, J. D., Ferguson, M. K., Räsänen, J. V., van Hillegersberg, R., Fang, W., Durand, L., Allum, W. H., Cecconello, I. & 18 others, Cerfolio, R. J., Pera, M., Griffin, S. M., Burger, R., Liu, J. F., Allen, M. S., Law, S., Watson, T. J., Darling, G. E., Scott, W. J., Duranceau, A., Denlinger, C. E., Schipper, P. H., Ishwaran, H., Apperson-Hansen, C., DiPaola, L. M., Semple, M. E. & Blackstone, E. H., Oct 1 2016, In : Diseases of the Esophagus. 29, 7, p. 715-723 9 p.

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28 Scopus citations

Worldwide Esophageal Cancer Collaboration: clinical staging data

Rice, T. W., Apperson-Hansen, C., DiPaola, L. M., Semple, M. E., Lerut, T. E. M. R., Orringer, M. B., Chen, L. Q., Hofstetter, W. L., Smithers, B. M., Rusch, V. W., Wijnhoven, B. P. L., Chen, K. N., Davies, A. R., D'Journo, X. B., Kesler, K. A., Luketich, J. D., Ferguson, M. K., Räsänen, J. V., van Hillegersberg, R., Fang, W. & 18 others, Durand, L., Allum, W. H., Cecconello, I., Cerfolio, R. J., Pera, M., Griffin, S. M., Burger, R., Liu, J. F., Allen, M. S., Law, S., Watson, T. J., Darling, G. E., Scott, W. J., Duranceau, A., Denlinger, C. E., Schipper, P. H., Ishwaran, H. & Blackstone, E. H., Oct 1 2016, In : Diseases of the Esophagus. 29, 7, p. 707-714 8 p.

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49 Scopus citations

Worldwide Esophageal Cancer Collaboration: pathologic staging data

Rice, T. W., Chen, L. Q., Hofstetter, W. L., Smithers, B. M., Rusch, V. W., Wijnhoven, B. P. L., Chen, K. L., Davies, A. R., D'Journo, X. B., Kesler, K. A., Luketich, J. D., Ferguson, M. K., Räsänen, J. V., van Hillegersberg, R., Fang, W., Durand, L., Cecconello, I., Allum, W. H., Cerfolio, R. J., Pera, M. & 18 others, Griffin, S. M., Burger, R., Liu, J. F., Allen, M. S., Law, S., Watson, T. J., Darling, G. E., Scott, W. J., Duranceau, A., Denlinger, C. E., Schipper, P. H., Lerut, T. E. M. R., Orringer, M. B., Ishwaran, H., Apperson-Hansen, C., DiPaola, L. M., Semple, M. E. & Blackstone, E. H., Oct 1 2016, In : Diseases of the Esophagus. 29, 7, p. 724-733 10 p.

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26 Scopus citations
2014

Barriers to mental health service use and preferences for addressing emotional concerns among lung cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Winger, J. G., Hanna, N., Jalal, S. I., Fakiris, A. J., Einhorn, L. H., Birdas, T. J., Kesler, K. A. & Champion, V. L., Jul 2014, In : Psycho-Oncology. 23, 7, p. 812-819 8 p.

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17 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.

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2 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.

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4 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.

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4 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

The prognostic value of architectural patterns in a study of 37 type AB thymomas

Vladislav, I. T., Gökmen-Polar, Y., Kesler, K. A., Loehrer, P. J. & Badve, S., Jun 2014, In : Modern Pathology. 27, 6, p. 863-868 6 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Treatment of Clinical T2N0M0 Esophageal Cancer

Hardacker, T. J., Ceppa, D. K., Okereke, I., Rieger, K. M., Jalal, S. I., LeBlanc, J. K., DeWitt, J. M., Kesler, K. A. & Birdas, T. J., Oct 8 2014, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 21, 12, p. 3739-3743 5 p.

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23 Scopus citations
44 Scopus citations
2013

A Gene Signature to Determine Metastatic Behavior in Thymomas

Gökmen-Polar, Y., Cook, R. W., Goswami, C. P., Wilkinson, J., Maetzold, D., Stone, J. F., Oelschlager, K. M., Vladislav, I. T., Shirar, K. L., Kesler, K. A., Loehrer, P. J. & Badve, S., Jul 24 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 7, e66047.

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17 Scopus citations

A Phase II study with cetuximab and radiation therapy for patients with surgically resectable esophageal and GE junction carcinomas: Hoosier oncology group G05-92

Becerra, C. R., Hanna, N., Mccollum, A. D., Becharm, N., Timmerman, R. D., Dimaio, M., Kesler, K. A., Yu, M., Yan, T. & Choy, H., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 8, 11, p. 1425-1429 5 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Economic and social changes among distressed family caregivers of lung cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Champion, V. L., Azzoli, C. G., Hanna, N., Jalal, S. I., Fakiris, A. J., Birdas, T. J., Okereke, I. C., Kesler, K. A., Einhorn, L. H., Monahan, P. O. & Ostroff, J. S., Mar 1 2013, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 21, 3, p. 819-826 8 p.

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23 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.

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12 Scopus citations

Refractory bleeding from a chest wall sarcoma: A rare indication for palliative resection

Weber, D. J., Coleman, J. J. & Kesler, K. A., Apr 12 2013, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 8, 1, 82.

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"Supercharged" isoperistaltic colon interposition for long-segment esophageal reconstruction

Kesler, K. A., Pillai, S. T., Birdas, T. J., Rieger, K. M., Okereke, I. C., Ceppa, D., Socas, J. & Starnes, S. L., Apr 1 2013, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 95, 4, p. 1162-1169 8 p.

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26 Scopus citations

Support service use and interest in support services among distressed family caregivers of lung cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Champion, V. L., Hanna, N., Jalal, S. I., Fakiris, A. J., Birdas, T. J., Okereke, I. C., Kesler, K. A., Einhorn, L. H., Given, B. A., Monahan, P. O. & Ostroff, J. S., Jul 2013, In : Psycho-Oncology. 22, 7, p. 1549-1556 8 p.

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29 Scopus citations

Support service use and interest in support services among lung cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Hanna, N., Jalal, S. I., Fakiris, A. J., Einhorn, L. H., Birdas, T. J., Kesler, K. A. & Champion, V. L., Oct 2013, In : Lung Cancer. 82, 1, p. 162-167 6 p.

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8 Scopus citations

The role of histology in predicting recurrence of type A thymomas: A clinicopathologic correlation of 23 cases

Vladislav, I. T., Gökmen-Polar, Y., Kesler, K. A., Loehrer, P. J. & Badve, S., Aug 1 2013, In : Modern Pathology. 26, 8, p. 1059-1064 6 p.

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21 Scopus citations

Treatment of small cell lung cancer: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American college of chest physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines

Jett, J. R., Schild, S. E., Kesler, K. A. & Kalemkerian, G. P., May 1 2013, In : CHEST. 143, 5 SUPPL, p. e400S-e419S

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179 Scopus citations
2012

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.

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1 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 1 2012, In : Laboratory Investigation. 92, 11, p. 1564-1573 10 p.

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14 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.

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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.

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20 Scopus citations

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.

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16 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations