Organization profile

Organization profile

The Division of Thoracic Surgery in Penn State College of Medicine's Department of Surgery treats patients with benign and malignant thoracic diseases, including conditions of the lungs, esophagus, airway, mediastinum, chest wall, diaphragm and pleura. One of the most common conditions treated is lung cancer.

Division physicians offer an advanced level of expertise and provide care via endoscopic, minimally invasive and complex open surgeries and interventions.

Organization profile

The Division of Thoracic Surgery in Penn State College of Medicine's Department of Surgery treats patients with benign and malignant thoracic diseases, including conditions of the lungs, esophagus, airway, mediastinum, chest wall, diaphragm and pleura. One of the most common conditions treated is lung cancer.

Division physicians offer an advanced level of expertise and provide care via endoscopic, minimally invasive and complex open surgeries and interventions.

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Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Medicine & Life Sciences
Robotics Medicine & Life Sciences
Esophageal Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Tumor Biomarkers Medicine & Life Sciences
Positron-Emission Tomography Medicine & Life Sciences
Lung Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Skilled Nursing Facilities Medicine & Life Sciences
Survival Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 155 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 13 Article

Chest Tube Drainage Devices

Toth, J., Reed, M. F. & Ventola, L. K., Jan 1 2019, In : Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 40, 3, p. 386-393 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chest Tubes
Drainage
Air
Equipment and Supplies
Vacuum
1 Citation (Scopus)

Lytic Therapy for Retained Traumatic Hemothorax: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Hendriksen, B. S., Kuroki, M. T., Armen, S., Reed, M. F., Taylor, M. D. & Hollenbeak, C. S., Apr 1 2019, In : CHEST. 155, 4, p. 805-815 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemothorax
Meta-Analysis
Therapeutics
Randomized Controlled Trials
Length of Stay
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
Robotics
Thoracotomy
Propensity Score
Logistic Models
1 Citation (Scopus)
Lung Neoplasms
Carcinoma
Drug Therapy
Survival
Adenocarcinoma

The Impact of Minimally Invasive Gastrectomy on Survival in the USA

Hendriksen, B. S., Brooks, A. J., Hollenbeak, C. S., Taylor, M. D., Reed, M. F. & Soybel, D., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastrectomy
Survival
Propensity Score
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Robotics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Robotic-Assisted Versus Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Outcomes From High-Volume Thoracic Surgeons

Reddy, R. M., Gorrepati, M. L., Oh, D. S., Mehendale, S. & Reed, M. F., Sep 1 2018, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 106, 3, p. 902-908 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robotics
Thorax
Operative Time
Databases
Propensity Score
24 Citations (Scopus)

Marginal pulmonary function should not preclude lobectomy in selected patients with non-small cell lung cancer

Taylor, M. D., Lapar, D. J., Isbell, J. M., Kozower, B. D., Lau, C. L. & Jones, D. R., Feb 1 2014, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 147, 2, p. 738-746 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Respiratory Function Tests
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Lung
Radiation Oncology
Morbidity
17 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of early recurrence for node-negative t1 to T2B non-small cell lung cancer

Kiankhooy, A., Taylor, M. D., Lapar, D. J., Isbell, J. M., Lau, C. L., Kozower, B. D. & Jones, D. R., Oct 1 2014, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 98, 4, p. 1175-1183 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Recurrence
Lung Neoplasms
Odds Ratio
Histology

Predictors of hospital discharge to an extended care facility after major general thoracic surgery

Walters, D. M., Nagji, A. S., Stukenborg, G. J., Peluso, M. R., Taylor, M. D., Kozower, B. D., Lau, C. L. & Jones, D. R., Mar 1 2014, In : American Surgeon. 80, 3, p. 284-289 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Skilled Nursing Facilities
Patient Discharge
Thoracic Surgery
Length of Stay
Albumins
11 Citations (Scopus)
Histone Deacetylases
Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition
Proteasome Endopeptidase Complex
Cadherins
Esophageal Neoplasms