Kenneth Kesler

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation following esophagectomy

Tisdale, J. E., Jaynes, H. A., Watson, M. R., Corya, A. L., Shen, C. & Kesler, K., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophagectomy
Amiodarone
Atrial Fibrillation
Length of Stay
Incidence
7 Citations (Scopus)

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., Mitchell, J. D., Pass, H. I., Ross, H. J. & Varghese, T. K., Feb 1 2019, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 107, 2, p. 631-649 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metastasectomy
Lung
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Vardas, P. N., Acton, M. D., Rosati, C. M. & Kesler, K., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fistula
2 Citations (Scopus)

Perioperative Risk Factors for Postoperative Delirium in Patients Undergoing Esophagectomy

Fuchita, M., Khan, S. H., Perkins, A. J., Gao, S., Wang, S., Kesler, K. & Khan, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophagectomy
Delirium
Intensive Care Units
Logistic Models
Length of Stay
2018

Can we make pneumonectomy great again?

Kesler, K., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumonectomy
Psychological Adaptation
Telephone
Caregivers
Lung Neoplasms
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
26 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Survival
Disease-Free Survival
Confidence Intervals
Epidemiology
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Esophagectomy
Anastomotic Leak
Pathologic Constriction
Jejunostomy
Esophageal Achalasia
4 Citations (Scopus)

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., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delirium
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Coma
Thoracic Surgery
Intensive Care Units
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Khan, B., Perkins, A. J., Campbell, N. L., Gao, S., Khan, S. H., Wang, S., Fuchita, M., Weber, D. J., Zarzaur, B. L., Boustani, M. & Kesler, K., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 66, 12, p. 2289-2297 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delirium
Thorax
Randomized Controlled Trials
Haloperidol
Length of Stay
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms

“Show me the money”

Kesler, K., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergency Medical Services
Esophageal Perforation
Emergencies
Referral and Consultation
Mediastinal Emphysema

What does it take to seal the deal?

Kesler, K., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016
11 Citations (Scopus)

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., Badve, S., Schneider, B. & Loehrer, P., Jan 14 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromosomes, Human, Pair 19
Thymoma
MicroRNAs
Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinases
Neoplasms
31 Citations (Scopus)

Esophageal Cancer: Associations With (pN+) Lymph Node Metastases

Rice, T. W., Ishwaran, H., Hofstetter, W. L., Schipper, P. H., Kesler, K., Law, S., Lerut, E. M. R., 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 7 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Neoplasms
Lymph Nodes
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasms
Lymph Node Excision
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Esophagectomy
Esophageal Neoplasms
Quality of Life

NUT Midline carcinoma masquerading as a thymic carcinoma

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymoma
Carcinoma
21 Citations (Scopus)

Randomized Pilot Trial of a Telephone Symptom Management Intervention for Symptomatic Lung Cancer Patients and Their Family Caregivers

Mosher, C. E., Winger, J. G., Hanna, N., Jalal, S., Einhorn, L., Birdas, T., Ceppa, M., Kesler, K., Schmitt, J., Kashy, D. A. & Champion, V., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 52, 4, p. 469-482 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Telephone
Caregivers
Lung Neoplasms
Self Efficacy
Psychology
29 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophagogastric Junction
Esophageal Neoplasms
Survival
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Adenocarcinoma
28 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophagogastric Junction
Esophageal Neoplasms
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Survival
Neoplasm Staging
37 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophagogastric Junction
Esophageal Neoplasms
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Survival
Adenocarcinoma
43 Citations (Scopus)

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., 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Survival
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Adenocarcinoma
22 Citations (Scopus)

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., 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Esophagectomy
Survival
24 Citations (Scopus)

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., 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Neoplasms
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Adenocarcinoma
Neoplasm Staging
Neoplasms
2015
Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
Preoperative Care
Bronchoscopy
Lung Neoplasms
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymus Neoplasms
Thymoma
Hyperplasia
B-Lymphocytes
Lymphocytes
2014
16 Citations (Scopus)

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., Fakiris, A. J., Einhorn, L., Birdas, T., Kesler, K. & Champion, V., 2014, In : Psycho-Oncology. 23, 7, p. 812-819 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Health Services
Lung Neoplasms
Midwestern United States
Primary Care Physicians
Psychiatry
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophagogastric Junction
Homologous Recombination
DNA Repair
Adenocarcinoma
Ionizing Radiation
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
Superior Vena Cava
Allografts
Therapeutics
Mediastinal Fibrosis
4 Citations (Scopus)

NUT midline carcinomas in the thymic region

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymoma
Carcinoma
Neoplasms
Small Cell Carcinoma
Immunohistochemistry
2 Citations (Scopus)
Pancoast Syndrome
Thoracotomy
Postoperative Pain
Case-Control Studies
Thoracic Wall
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymoma
Neoplasms
Lymphocytes
Precision Medicine
Hematoxylin
22 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of Clinical T2N0M0 Esophageal Cancer

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Neoplasms
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Survival
Therapeutics
Adenocarcinoma
39 Citations (Scopus)
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Perforation
Stents
Therapeutics
Tertiary Care Centers
2013
15 Citations (Scopus)

A Gene Signature to Determine Metastatic Behavior in Thymomas

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., Loehrer, P. & Badve, S., Jul 24 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 7, e66047.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thymoma
Thymoma
metastasis
Genes
Neoplasm Metastasis
16 Citations (Scopus)

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., Yu, M., Yan, T. & Choy, H., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 8, 11, p. 1425-1429 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiotherapy
Carcinoma
Esophageal Neoplasms
Esophagectomy
Cetuximab
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Change
Caregivers
Lung Neoplasms
Economics
Leisure Activities
12 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lymph Node Excision
Histology
Thrombosis
Drug Therapy
Incidence

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Wall
Sarcoma
Hemorrhage
Radiotherapy
Neoplasm Metastasis
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colon
Colic
Stomach
Brachiocephalic Veins
Esophagectomy
29 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Complementary Therapies
Caregivers
Lung Neoplasms
Mental Health Services
Cancer Care Facilities
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung Neoplasms
Complementary Therapies
Mental Health Services
Midwestern United States
Anxiety
21 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymoma
Histology
Recurrence
Neoplasm Metastasis
Necrosis
164 Citations (Scopus)

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. & Kalemkerian, G. P., May 2013, In : Chest. 143, 5 SUPPL

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evidence-Based Practice
Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Practice Guidelines
Lung Neoplasms
Thorax
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cardiac compression secondary to a massively dilated substernal colon conduit

Khan, B., Ionescu, R. C., Halal, A. M. & Kesler, K., Nov 2012, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 47, 11, p. 2126-2128 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colon
Esophageal Atresia
Dilatation
Emergencies
Hemodynamics
Mediastinal Neoplasms
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
13 Citations (Scopus)

Establishment and characterization of a novel cell line derived from human thymoma AB tumor

Polar, Y., Sanders, K. L., Goswami, C. P., Cano, O. D., Zaheer, N. A., Jain, R. K., Kesler, K., Nelson, R., Vance, G., Smith, D., Li, L., Cardoso, A. A., Badve, S., Loehrer, P. & Sledge, G. W., Nov 2012, In : Laboratory Investigation. 92, 11, p. 1564-1573 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymoma
Cell Line
Neoplasms
Overlapping Genes
Molecular Pathology
30 Citations (Scopus)

Extrathoracic metastases of thymic origin: A review of 35 cases

Vladislav, T., Jain, R. K., Alvarez, R., Mehta, R. J., Polar, Y., Kesler, K., Henley, J. D., Loehrer, P. & Badve, S., Mar 2012, In : Modern Pathology. 25, 3, p. 370-377 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymoma
Neoplasm Metastasis
Thymus Neoplasms
Differential Diagnosis
Thorax
7 Citations (Scopus)

Immune-mediated diseases and immunodeficiencies associated with thymic epithelial neoplasms

Khawaja, M. R., Nelson, R., Miller, N., Badve, S., Loehrer, E., Czader, M., Perkins, S., Kesler, K. & Loehrer, P., Jun 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Immunology. 32, 3, p. 430-437 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymus Neoplasms
Glandular and Epithelial Neoplasms
Immune System Diseases
Immunoglobulin A
CD4-CD8 Ratio