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ARA A VAPORCIYAN

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InstitutionMD Anderson
DepartmentThoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
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    1. Nelson DB, Cata JP, Niu J, Mitchell KG, Vaporciyan AA, Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, Giordano SH, Sepesi B, Mehran RJ, Rice DC. Persistent opioid use is associated with worse survival after lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer. Pain. 2019 Oct; 160(10):2365-2373. PMID: 31149979.
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    2. Pataer A, Ozpolat B, Shao R, Cashman NR, Plotkin SS, Samuel CE, Lin SH, Kabil NN, Wang J, Majidi M, Fang B, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Wistuba II, Hung MC, Swisher SG. Therapeutic targeting of the PI4K2A/PKR lysosome network is critical for misfolded protein clearance and survival in cancer cells. Oncogene. 2019 Sep 25. PMID: 31554935.
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    3. Mitchell KG, Negrao MV, Parra ER, Li J, Zhang J, Dejima H, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Weissferdt A, Antonoff MB, Cascone T, Roarty E, Wistuba II, Heymach JV, Gibbons DL, Zhang J, Sepesi B. Lymphovascular Invasion Is Associated with Mutational Burden and PD-L1 in Resected Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 21. PMID: 31550464.
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    4. Shewale JB, Correa AM, Brown EL, Leon-Novelo LG, Nyitray AG, Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Walsh GL, Roth J, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Sepesi B. Time Trends of Perioperative Outcomes in Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Resection Patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 17. PMID: 31539514.
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    5. Corsini EM, Mitchell KG, Sceusi EL, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Sepesi B, Walsh GL, Swisher SG, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Hofstetter WL, Antonoff MB. Multidisciplinary treatment of thymic neuroendocrine tumors: surgery remains a key component. J Thorac Dis. 2019 Aug; 11(8):3391-3398. PMID: 31559043.
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    6. Vaporciyan AA. How to Give Effective Formative Feedback in Thoracic Surgery Education. Thorac Surg Clin. 2019 Aug; 29(3):249-257. PMID: 31235293.
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    7. Aloia L, Vaporciyan AA. E-Learning Trends and How to Apply Them to Thoracic Surgery Education. Thorac Surg Clin. 2019 Aug; 29(3):285-290. PMID: 31235297.
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    8. Mitchell KG, Farooqi A, Ludmir EB, Corsini EM, Zhang J, Sepesi B, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Heymach JV, Zhang J, Gomez DR, Antonoff MB. Improved Overall Survival With Comprehensive Local Consolidative Therapy in Synchronous Oligometastatic Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. Clin Lung Cancer. 2019 Aug 01. PMID: 31447303.
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    9. Colson YL, Putnam JB, Yang SC, Fann JI, Vaporciyan AA, Dearani JA, Jones DR, Allen MS, Meyers BF, Wright CD, Shemin RJ, Baumgartner WA, Fullerton DA. American Board of Thoracic Surgery 10-Year Maintenance of Certification Exam Improves and Validates Knowledge Acquisition. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec; 108(6):1895-1900. PMID: 31336069.
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    10. Chen Y, Zhang R, Wang L, Correa AM, Pataer A, Xu Y, Zhang X, Ren C, Wu S, Meng QH, Fujimoto J, Jensen VB, Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, Pisimisis G, Rice DC, Sepesi B, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Swisher SG, Roth JA, Heymach JV, Fang B. Tumor characteristics associated with engraftment of patient-derived non-small cell lung cancer xenografts in immunocompromised mice. Cancer. 2019 Nov 01; 125(21):3738-3748. PMID: 31287557.
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    11. Corsini EM, Mitchell KG, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Sepesi B, Walsh GL, Swisher SG, Roth JA, Hofstetter WL, Vaporciyan AA, Morris VK, Antonoff MB. Colorectal cancer mutations are associated with survival and recurrence after pulmonary metastasectomy. J Surg Oncol. 2019 Sep; 120(4):729-735. PMID: 31290159.
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    12. Hu X, Fujimoto J, Ying L, Fukuoka J, Ashizawa K, Sun W, Reuben A, Chow CW, McGranahan N, Chen R, Hu J, Godoy MC, Tabata K, Kuroda K, Shi L, Li J, Behrens C, Parra ER, Little LD, Gumbs C, Mao X, Song X, Tippen S, Thornton RL, Kadara H, Scheet P, Roarty E, Ostrin EJ, Wang X, Carter BW, Antonoff MB, Zhang J, Vaporciyan AA, Pass H, Swisher SG, Heymach JV, Lee JJ, Wistuba II, Hong WK, Futreal PA, Su D, Zhang J. Multi-region exome sequencing reveals genomic evolution from preneoplasia to lung adenocarcinoma. Nat Commun. 2019 07 05; 10(1):2978. PMID: 31278276.
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    13. Baity M, Wang L, Correa AM, Zhang X, Zhang R, Pataer A, Wu S, Meng QH, Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Sepesi B, Swisher SG, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Zhao M, Gu J, Fang B. Glutathione reductase (GSR) gene deletion and chromosome 8 aneuploidy in primary lung cancers detected by fluorescence in situ hybridization. Am J Cancer Res. 2019; 9(6):1201-1211. PMID: 31285952.
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    14. Corsini EM, Mitchell KG, Nguyen TC, Vaporciyan AA, Antonoff MB. Cardiothoracic surgery mock oral examinations: A single institution's 5-year experience. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 31. PMID: 31256970.
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    15. Corsini EM, Luc JGY, Mitchell KG, Turner NS, Vaporciyan AA, Antonoff MB. Predictors of the response of operating room personnel to surgeon behaviors. Surg Today. 2019 Nov; 49(11):927-935. PMID: 31144105.
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    16. Mitchell KG, Ikoma N, Nelson DB, Maru DM, Erasmus JJ, Weston BR, Vaporciyan AA, Antonoff MB, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Sepesi B, Walsh GL, Correa AM, Das P, Blum MA, Badgwell BD, Hofstetter WL. Mediastinal Nodal Involvement After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Siewert II/III Adenocarcinoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep; 108(3):845-851. PMID: 31102632.
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    17. Nelson DB, Mehran RJ, Mitchell KG, Rajaram R, Correa AM, Bassett RL, Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, Roth JA, Sepesi B, Swisher SG, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA, Rice DC. Robotic-Assisted Lobectomy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Comprehensive Institutional Experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 08; 108(2):370-376. PMID: 31004583.
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    18. Nelson DB, Rice DC, Mitchell KG, Tsao AS, Vaporciyan AA, Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, Walsh GL, Swisher SG, Roth JA, Gomez DR, Mehran RJ, Sepesi B. Defining the role of adjuvant radiotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma: a propensity-matched landmark analysis of the National Cancer Database. J Thorac Dis. 2019 Apr; 11(4):1269-1278. PMID: 31179069.
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    19. Mohammad Z, Mitchell KG, Nelson DB, Robb C, Jreissaty C, Tu J, Vaporciyan AA, Sepesi B, Antonoff MB. Lung Cancer Patient Perceptions of the Value of an Outreach Thoracic Surgical Clinic. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 08; 108(2):358-362. PMID: 30928553.
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    20. Nelson DB, Mitchell KG, Weston BR, Betancourt S, Maru D, Rice DC, Mehran RJ, Sepesi B, Antonoff MB, Walsh GL, Swisher SG, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Blum M, Hofstetter WL. Should endoscopic mucosal resection be attempted for cT2N0 esophageal cancer? Dis Esophagus. 2019 Mar 19. PMID: 30888418.
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    21. Kim MP, Correa AM, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Erasmus JJ, Swisher SG. Occult stage IIIA-N2 patients have excellent overall survival with initial surgery. J Thorac Dis. 2018 Dec; 10(12):6670-6676. PMID: 30746212.
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    22. Nelson DB, Tam AL, Mitchell KG, Rice DC, Mehran RJ, Sepesi B, Antonoff MB, Vaporciyan AA, Hofstetter WL. Local Recurrence After Microwave Ablation of Lung Malignancies: A Systematic Review. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun; 107(6):1876-1883. PMID: 30508527.
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    23. Nelson DB, Tayob N, Mitchell KG, Correa AM, Hofstetter WL, Sepesi B, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Antonoff MB, Roth JA, Rice DC, Vauthey JN, Mehran RJ. Surgical margins and risk of local recurrence after wedge resection of colorectal pulmonary metastases. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr; 157(4):1648-1655. PMID: 30635188.
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    24. Van Haren RM, Correa AM, Sepesi B, Rice DC, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Antonoff MB. Ground Glass Lesions on Chest Imaging: Evaluation of Reported Incidence in Cancer Patients Using Natural Language Processing. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 03; 107(3):936-940. PMID: 30612991.
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    25. Vaporciyan AA. "Crossing the quality chasm" in cardiothoracic surgical education. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb; 157(2):828. PMID: 30414771.
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    26. Vaporciyan AA, Yang SC, Fann JI. The young surgeons' page. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb; 157(2):669-670. PMID: 30448165.
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    27. Ontiveros N, Eapen-John D, Osorio N, Song J, Li L, Sheshadri A, Tiang X, Ghosh N, Vaporciyan A, Correa A, Walsh G, Grosu HB, Ost DE. Predicting Lung Function Following Lobectomy: A New Method to Adjust for Inherent Selection Bias. Respiration. 2018; 96(5):434-445. PMID: 30257257.
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    28. Spicer JD, Shewale JB, Nelson DB, Mitchell KG, Bott MJ, Vallières E, Wilshire CL, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Jones DR, Darling GE, Sepesi B. Multimodality Therapy for N2 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: An Evolving Paradigm. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 01; 107(1):277-284. PMID: 30227129.
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    29. Shewale JB, Mitchell KG, Nelson DB, Conley AP, Rice DC, Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, Walsh GL, Swisher SG, Roth JA, Mehran RJ, Vaporciyan AA, Weissferdt A, Sepesi B. Predictors of survival after resection of primary sarcomas of the chest wall-A large, single-institution series. J Surg Oncol. 2018 Sep; 118(3):518-524. PMID: 30109699.
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    30. Nelson DB, Lapid DJ, Mitchell KG, Correa AM, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Sepesi B, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Roth JA, Antonoff MB. Perioperative Outcomes for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Differences Between Men and Women. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 11; 106(5):1499-1503. PMID: 30118712.
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    31. Vakil E, Sabath B, Baker C, Vaporciyan AA, Casal RF. Bronchocutaneous Fistula without Pneumothorax Localized with Methylene Blue and Managed with Endobronchial Valves. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 08; 15(8):992-994. PMID: 30067094.
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    32. Parra ER, Villalobos P, Behrens C, Jiang M, Pataer A, Swisher SG, William WN, Zhang J, Lee J, Cascone T, Heymach JV, Forget MA, Haymaker C, Bernatchez C, Kalhor N, Weissferdt A, Moran C, Zhang J, Vaporciyan A, Gibbons DL, Sepesi B, Wistuba II. Effect of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on the immune microenvironment in non-small cell lung carcinomas as determined by multiplex immunofluorescence and image analysis approaches. J Immunother Cancer. 2018 06 06; 6(1):48. PMID: 29871672.
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    33. Nelson DB, Rice DC, Niu J, Atay SM, Vaporciyan AA, Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, Walsh GL, Swisher SG, Roth JA, Tsao AS, Gomez DR, Giordano SH, Mehran RJ, Sepesi B. Predictors of trimodality therapy and trends in therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 05 01; 53(5):960-966. PMID: 29211849.
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    34. Pataer A, Shao R, Correa AM, Behrens C, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Wistuba II, Swisher SG. Major pathologic response and RAD51 predict survival in lung cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Cancer Med. 2018 06; 7(6):2405-2414. PMID: 29673125.
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    35. Luc JGY, Verrier ED, Allen MS, Aloia L, Baker C, Fann JI, Iannettoni MD, Yang SC, Vaporciyan AA, Antonoff MB. Does cramming work? Impact of National Web-Based Thoracic Surgery Curriculum login frequency on thoracic surgery in-training exam performance. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 08; 156(2):922-927. PMID: 29764685.
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    36. Nelson DB, Dhupar R, Katkhuda R, Correa A, Goltsov A, Maru D, Sepesi B, Antonoff MB, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Vaporciyan AA, Davila M, Davila R, Betancourt S, Ajani J, Hofstetter WL. Outcomes after endoscopic mucosal resection or esophagectomy for submucosal esophageal adenocarcinoma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 07; 156(1):406-413.e3. PMID: 29605441.
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    37. Nelson DB, Godoy MCB, Benveniste MF, Shewale JB, Spicer JD, Mitchell KG, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Sepesi B, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Roth JA, Antonoff MB. Clinicoradiographic Predictors of Aggressive Biology in Lung Cancer With Ground Glass Components. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 07; 106(1):235-241. PMID: 29534957.
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    38. Van Haren RM, Mehran RJ, Mena GE, Correa AM, Antonoff MB, Baker CM, Woodard TC, Hofstetter WL, Roth JA, Sepesi B, Swisher SG, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Rice DC. Enhanced Recovery Decreases Pulmonary and Cardiac Complications After Thoracotomy for Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 07; 106(1):272-279. PMID: 29530770.
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    39. Sepesi B, Nelson DB, Mitchell KG, Gibbons DL, Heymach JV, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Roszik J. Prognostic Value of PD-L1 mRNA Sequencing Expression Profile in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 06; 105(6):1621-1626. PMID: 29510096.
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    40. Sepesi B, Ye Y, Mitchell KG, Zhang L, Gu J, Ji L, Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, Rice DC, Mehran RJ, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Roth JA, Wu X. Genetic variants in cytokine signaling pathways and clinical outcomes in early-stage lung cancer patients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 06; 155(6):2635-2645.e15. PMID: 29548588.
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    41. Shewale JB, Nelson DB, Rice DC, Sepesi B, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Swisher SG, Roth JA, Antonoff MB. Natural History of Ground-Glass Lesions Among Patients With Previous Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 06; 105(6):1671-1677. PMID: 29432718.
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    42. Liao Z, Lee JJ, Komaki R, Gomez DR, O'Reilly MS, Fossella FV, Blumenschein GR, Heymach JV, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Allen PK, Choi NC, DeLaney TF, Hahn SM, Cox JD, Lu CS, Mohan R. Bayesian Adaptive Randomization Trial of Passive Scattering Proton Therapy and Intensity-Modulated Photon Radiotherapy for Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2018 06 20; 36(18):1813-1822. PMID: 29293386.
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    43. Cascone T, Gold KA, Swisher SG, Liu DD, Fossella FV, Sepesi B, Pataer A, Weissferdt A, Kalhor N, Vaporciyan AA, Hofstetter WL, Wistuba II, Heymach JV, Kim ES, William WN. Induction Cisplatin Docetaxel Followed by Surgery and Erlotinib in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb; 105(2):418-424. PMID: 29217088.
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    44. Wang JF, Pu X, Zhang X, Chen K, Xi Y, Wang J, Mao X, Zhang J, Heymach JV, Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Sepesi B, Swisher SG, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Meng QH, Shaw KR, Eterovic AK, Fang B. Variants with a low allele frequency detected in genomic DNA affect the accuracy of mutation detection in cell-free DNA by next-generation sequencing. Cancer. 2018 03 01; 124(5):1061-1069. PMID: 29178133.
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    45. Vaporciyan AA, Fikfak V, Lineberry MC, Park YS, Tekian A. Consensus-Derived Coronary Anastomotic Checklist Reveals Significant Variability Among Experts. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec; 104(6):2087-2092. PMID: 29074155.
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    46. Atay SM, Correa AM, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Sepesi B, Swisher SG, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh G, Antonoff MB. Perioperative Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Lobectomy on Clopidogrel. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec; 104(6):1821-1828. PMID: 28987393.
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    47. Blum Murphy M, Xiao L, Patel VR, Maru DM, Correa AM, G Amlashi F, Liao Z, Komaki R, Lin SH, Skinner HD, Vaporciyan A, Walsh GL, Swisher SG, Sepesi B, Lee JH, Bhutani MS, Weston B, Hofstetter WL, Ajani JA. Pathological complete response in patients with esophageal cancer after the trimodality approach: The association with baseline variables and survival-The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center experience. Cancer. 2017 Nov 01; 123(21):4106-4113. PMID: 28885712.
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    48. Luc JGY, Nguyen TC, Fowler CS, Eisenberg SB, Wolf RK, Estrera AL, Vaporciyan AA, Antonoff MB. Novel Debate-Style Cardiothoracic Surgery Journal Club: Results of a Pilot Curriculum. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct; 104(4):1410-1416. PMID: 28847538.
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    49. Nelson DB, Rice DC, Niu J, Atay S, Vaporciyan AA, Antonoff M, Hofstetter WL, Walsh GL, Swisher SG, Roth JA, Tsao A, Gomez D, Giordano SH, Mehran R, Sepesi B. Long-Term Survival Outcomes of Cancer-Directed Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Propensity Score Matching Analysis. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Oct 10; 35(29):3354-3362. PMID: 28817374.
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    50. Chang JY, Verma V, Li M, Zhang W, Komaki R, Lu C, Allen PK, Liao Z, Welsh J, Lin SH, Gomez D, Jeter M, O'Reilly M, Zhu RX, Zhang X, Li H, Mohan R, Heymach JV, Vaporciyan AA, Hahn S, Cox JD. Proton Beam Radiotherapy and Concurrent Chemotherapy for Unresectable Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Final Results of a Phase 2 Study. JAMA Oncol. 2017 08 10; 3(8):e172032. PMID: 28727865.
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    51. Akkanti B, Rajagopal K, Patel KP, Aravind S, Nunez-Centanu E, Hussain R, Shabari FR, Hofstetter WL, Vaporciyan AA, Banjac IS, Kar B, Gregoric ID, Loyalka P. Low-Flow Extracorporeal Carbon Dioxide Removal Using the Hemolung Respiratory Dialysis System® to Facilitate Lung-Protective Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. J Extra Corpor Technol. 2017 06; 49(2):112-114. PMID: 28638160.
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    52. Sepesi B, Cuentas EP, Canales JR, Behrens C, Correa AM, Vaporciyan A, Weissferdt A, Kalhor N, Moran C, Swisher S, Wistuba I. Programmed Death Cell Ligand 1 (PD-L1) Is Associated With Survival in Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Autumn; 29(3):408-415. PMID: 29195578.
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    53. Sepesi B, Gold KA, Correa AM, Heymach JV, Vaporciyan AA, Roszik J, Dmitrovsky E, Liu X. The Influence of Body Mass Index on Overall Survival Following Surgical Resection of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2017 08; 12(8):1280-1287. PMID: 28552766.
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    54. Antonoff MB, Correa AM, Sepesi B, Nguyen QN, Walsh GL, Swisher SG, Vaporciyan AA, Mehran RJ, Hofstetter WL, Rice DC. Salvage pulmonary resection after stereotactic body radiotherapy: A feasible and safe option for local failure in selected patients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 08; 154(2):689-699. PMID: 28495066.
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    55. Bassuner JK, Rice DC, Antonoff MB, Correa AM, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA, Garg N, Sepesi B, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL, Roth JA, Mehran RJ. Polytetrafluoroethylene or Acellular Dermal Matrix for Diaphragmatic Reconstruction? Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun; 103(6):1710-1714. PMID: 28366460.
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    56. Antonoff MB, Nguyen TC, Luc JGY, Fowler CS, Aultman Becker A, Eisenberg SB, Wolf RK, Estrera AL, Vaporciyan AA. A Structured, Debate-Style Cardiothoracic Surgery Journal Club for Trainee Acquisition and Application of Seminal Literature. MedEdPORTAL. 2016 Dec 23; 12:10521. PMID: 30984863.
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    57. Yang SC, Vaporciyan AA, Mark RJ, DaRosa DA, Stritter FT, Sullivan ME, Verrier ED. The Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education (JCTSE) "Educate the Educators" Faculty Development Course: Analysis of the First 5 Years. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec; 102(6):2127-2132. PMID: 27847048.
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    58. Lopez C, Correa A, Vaporciyan A, Austin M, Rice D, Hayes-Jordan A. Outcomes of chest wall resections in pediatric sarcoma patients. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jan; 52(1):109-114. PMID: 27914587.
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    59. Digesu CS, Wiesel O, Vaporciyan AA, Colson YL. Management of Sarcoma Metastases to the Lung. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2016 10; 25(4):721-33. PMID: 27591495.
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    60. Sepesi B, Rice DC, Heymach JV, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG. Stage I lung cancer-to operate or to radiate? that is the question. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Sep; 8(9):2324-2327. PMID: 27746966.
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    61. Spicer JD, Shewale JB, Antonoff MB, Correa AM, Hofstetter WB, Rice DC, Vaporciyan AA, Mehran RJ, Walsh GL, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Sepesi B. The Influence of Reconstructive Technique on Perioperative Pulmonary and Infectious Outcomes Following Chest Wall Resection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov; 102(5):1653-1659. PMID: 27526650.
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    62. Shi Q, Wang XS, Vaporciyan AA, Rice DC, Popat KU, Cleeland CS. Patient-Reported Symptom Interference as a Measure of Postsurgery Functional Recovery in Lung Cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 12; 52(6):822-831. PMID: 27521528.
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    63. Antonoff MB, Verrier ED, Allen MS, Aloia L, Baker C, Fann JI, Iannettoni MD, Yang SC, Vaporciyan AA. Impact of Moodle-Based Online Curriculum on Thoracic Surgery In-Training Examination Scores. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct; 102(4):1381-6. PMID: 27262911.
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    64. Di Guilmi J, Salvo G, Mehran R, Sood AK, Coleman RL, Lu KH, Vaporciyan A, Ramirez PT. Role of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy in Advanced Ovarian Cancer: A Literature Review. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2016 May; 26(4):801-6. PMID: 26937753.
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    65. Chu D, Vaporciyan AA, Iannettoni MD, Ikonomidis JS, Odell DD, Shemin RJ, Starnes SL, Stein W, Badhwar V. Are There Gaps in Current Thoracic Surgery Residency Training Programs? Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun; 101(6):2350-5. PMID: 27085196.
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    66. Antonoff MB, Ragalie W, Correa AM, Spicer JD, Sepesi B, Roth JA, Walsh GL, Hofstetter WL, Swisher SG, Rice DC, Vaporciyan AA, Mehran RJ. Results of Postdischarge Nursing Telephone Assessments: Persistent Symptoms Common Among Pulmonary Resection Patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jul; 102(1):276-81. PMID: 27083250.
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    67. Loor G, Doud A, Nguyen TC, Antonoff MB, Morancy JD, Robich MP, Odell DD, Yarboro LT, Vaporciyan AA, Roselli E. Development and Evaluation of a Three-Dimensional Multistation Cardiovascular Simulator. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jul; 102(1):62-8. PMID: 27021029.
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    68. Vaporciyan AA. Teaching and Learning Surgical Skill. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan; 101(1):12-4. PMID: 26694260.
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    69. Sepesi B, Schmidt HE, Lada M, Correa AM, Walsh GL, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Ajani JA, Watson TJ, Swisher SG, Low DE, Hofstetter WL. Survival in Patients With Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Undergoing Trimodality Therapy Is Independent of Regional Lymph Node Location. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar; 101(3):1075-80; Discussion 1080-1. PMID: 26680311.
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    70. Hofstetter W, Vaporciyan A. Invited Commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec; 100(6):2024-5. PMID: 26652513.
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    71. Rice D, Sepesi B, Heymach J, Swisher S, Vaporciyan A. SABR vs surgery for NSCLC in the media. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Sep; 16(9):e422. PMID: 26370343.
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    72. Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, Correa AM, Bell JM, Sepesi B, Rice DC, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Mehran RJ, Swisher SG, Meyers BF. Clinical Prediction of Pathologic Complete Response in Superior Sulcus Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan; 101(1):211-7. PMID: 26279367.
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    73. Mokadam NA, Lee R, Vaporciyan AA, Walker JD, Cerfolio RJ, Hermsen JL, Baker CJ, Mark R, Aloia L, Enter DH, Carpenter AJ, Moon MR, Verrier ED, Fann JI. Gamification in thoracic surgical education: Using competition to fuel performance. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov; 150(5):1052-8. PMID: 26318012.
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    74. Hildebrandt MA, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Pu X, Ye Y, Correa AM, Kim JY, Swisher SG, Wu X. Genetic variation in the TNF/TRAF2/ASK1/p38 kinase signaling pathway as markers for postoperative pulmonary complications in lung cancer patients. Sci Rep. 2015 Jul 13; 5:12068. PMID: 26165383.
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    75. Fagundes CP, Shi Q, Vaporciyan AA, Rice DC, Popat KU, Cleeland CS, Wang XS. Symptom recovery after thoracic surgery: Measuring patient-reported outcomes with the MD Anderson Symptom Inventory. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep; 150(3):613-9.e2. PMID: 26088408.
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    76. Moon T, Tsai JY, Vachhani S, Peng SP, Feng L, Vaporciyan AA, Cata JP. The Use of Intraoperative Dexmedetomidine Is Not Associated With a Reduction in Acute Kidney Injury After Lung Cancer Surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2016 Jan; 30(1):51-5. PMID: 26260907.
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