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
Survival Medicine & Life Sciences
Robotics Medicine & Life Sciences
Ischemia Medicine & Life Sciences
Esophageal Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Chest Tubes Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2000 2020

  • 520 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 30 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Chapter

Postoperative chemotherapy and radiation improve survival following cardiac sarcoma resection

Hendriksen, B. S., Stahl, K. A., Hollenbeak, C. S., Taylor, M. D., Vasekar, M. K., Drabick, J. J., Conte, J. V., Soleimani, B. & Reed, M. F., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sarcoma
Radiation
Drug Therapy
Survival
Therapeutics

Chest Tube Drainage Devices

Toth, J. W., 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
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Hendriksen, B. S., Kuroki, M. T., Armen, S. B., Reed, M. F., Taylor, M. D. & Hollenbeak, C. S., Apr 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

Outcomes following small bowel obstruction due to malignancy in the national audit of small bowel obstruction

National Audit of Small Bowel Obstruction Steering Group & National Audit of Small Bowel Obstruction Collaborators, Dec 2019, In : European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 45, 12, p. 2319-2324 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
Colonic Neoplasms
Hospital Mortality
Morbidity
Malnutrition
1 Citation (Scopus)
Lung Neoplasms
Carcinoma
Drug Therapy
Survival
Adenocarcinoma
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Robotics
Length of Stay
Odds Ratio

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
3 Citations (Scopus)
Neoplasm Metastasis
Survival
Cell Movement
Adenocarcinoma of lung
Atlases
8 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