Clinical Research

Madoff DC, Abdalla EK, Gupta S, Wu TT, Morris JS, Denys A, Wallace MJ, Morello FA, Jr, Ahrar K, Murthy R, Lunagomez S, Hicks ME, Vauthey JN. Transhepatic ipsilateral right portal vein embolization extended to segment IV: improving hypertrophy and resection outcomes with spherical particles and coils. J Vasc Interv Radiol 16(2 Pt 1):215-25, 2/2005.

Pawlik TM, Poon RT, Abdalla EK, Ikai I, Nagorney DM, Belghiti J, Kianmanesh R, Ng IO, Curley SA, Yamaoka Y, Lauwers GY, Vauthey JN. Hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma with major portal or hepatic vein invasion: results of a multicenter study. Surgery 137(4):403-10, 4/2005.

Vauthey JN, Lauwers GY. Surgically resected hepatocellular carcinoma: protean yet predictable. Ann Surg Oncol 12(4):270-2, 4/2005.

Domont J, Pawlik TM, Boige V, Rose M, Weber JC, Hoff PM, Brown TD, Zorzi D, Morat L, Pignon JP, Rashid A, Jaeck D, Sabatier L, Elias D, Tursz T, Soria JC, Vauthey JN. Catalytic subunit of human telomerase reverse transcriptase is an independent predictor of survival in patients undergoing curative resection of hepatic colorectal metastases: a multicenter analysis. J Clin Oncol 23(13):3086-93, 5/2005.

Pawlik TM, Poon RT, Abdalla EK, Zorzi D, Ikai I, Curley SA, Nagorney DM, Belghiti J, Ng IO, Yamaoka Y, Lauwers GY, Vauthey JN. Critical appraisal of the clinical and pathologic predictors of survival after resection of large hepatocellular carcinoma. Arch Surg 140(5):450-7; discussion 457-8, 5/2005.

143. Pawlik TM, Scoggins CR, Zorzi D, Abdalla EK, Andres A, Eng C, Curley SA, Loyer EM, Muratore A, Mentha G, Capussotti L, Vauthey JN. Effect of surgical margin status on survival and site of recurrence after hepatic resection for colorectal metastases. Ann Surg 241(5):715-22, discussion 722-4, 5/2005.

Ng KK, Vauthey JN, Pawlik TM, Lauwers GY, Regimbeau JM, Belghiti J, Ikai I, Yamaoka Y, Curley SA, Nagorney DM, Ng IO, Fan ST, Poon RT. Is hepatic resection for large or multinodular hepatocellular carcinoma justified? Results from a multi-institutional database. Ann Surg Oncol 12(5):364-73, 5/2005.

Van Deusen MA, Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN, Roh MS. Staging classifications for hepatocellular carcinoma. Expert Rev Mol Diagn 5(3):377-83, 5/2005.

Pawlik TM, Abdalla EK, Barnett CC, Ahmad SA, Cleary KR, Vauthey JN, Lee JE, Evans DB, Pisters PW. Feasibility of a randomized trial of extended lymphadenectomy for pancreatic cancer. Arch Surg 140(6):584-9; discussion 589-91, 6/2005. Madoff DC, Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN. Portal vein embolization in preparation for major hepatic resection: evolution of a new standard of care. J Vasc Interv Radiol 16(6):779-90, 6/2005.

Raut CP, Izzo F, Marra P, Ellis LM, Vauthey JN, Cremona F, Vallone P, Mastro A, Fornage BD, Curley SA. Significant long-term survival after radiofrequency ablation of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis. Ann Surg Oncol 12(8):616-28, 8/2005.

Aloia TA, Zorzi D, Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN. Two-surgeon technique for hepatic parenchymal transection of the noncirrhotic liver using saline-linked cautery and ultrasonic dissection. Ann Surg 242(2):172-7, 8/2005.

Pawlik TM, Abdalla EK, Thomas M, Roh MS, Lauwers GY, Ribero D, Poon RT, Belghiti J, Nagorney DM, Vauthey JN. Staging of hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatology 42(3):738-9; author reply 739-40, 9/2005.

Pawlik TM, Delman KA, Vauthey JN, Nagorney DM, Ng IO, Ikai I, Yamaoka Y, Belghiti J, Lauwers GY, Poon RT, Abdalla EK. Tumor size predicts vascular invasion and histologic grade: Implications for selection of surgical treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver Transpl 11(9):1086-92, 9/2005.

Gupta S, Johnson MM, Murthy R, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Madoff DC, McRae SE, Hicks ME, Rao S, Vauthey JN, Ajani JA, Yao JC. Hepatic arterial embolization and chemoembolization for the treatment of patients with metastatic neuroendocrine tumors: variables affecting response rates and survival. Cancer 104(8):1590-602, 10/2005.

Mullen JT, Lee JH, Gomez HF, Ross WA, Fukami N, Wolff RA, Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN, Lee JE, Pisters PW, Evans DB. Pancreaticoduodenectomy after placement of endobiliary metal stents. J Gastrointest Surg 9(8):1094-104; discussion 1104-5, 11/2005.

Vauthey JN, Zorzi D, Pawlik TM. Making unresectable hepatic colorectal metastases resectable--does it work? Semin Oncol 32(6 Suppl 9):S118-22, 12/2005.

Pawlik TM, Abdalla EK, Ellis LM, Vauthey JN, Curley SA. Debunking dogma: surgery for four or more colorectal liver metastases is justified. J Gastrointest Surg 10:240-8, 2/2006.

Bedrosian I, Giacco G, Pederson L, Rodriguez-Bigas MA, Feig B, Hunt KK, Ellis L, Curley SA, Vauthey JN, Delclos M, Crane CH, Janjan N, Skibber JM. Outcome after curative resection for locally recurrent rectal cancer. Dis Colon Rectum 49:175-82, 2/2006.

Abdalla EK, Eng C, Madary A, Vauthey JN. Southwest Oncology Group 0408: Phase II trial of neoadjuvant capecitabine/oxaliplatin/bevacizumab for resectable colorectal metastases in the liver. Clin Colorectal Cancer 5(6):436-9, 3/2006.

Scaife CL, Ng CS, Ellis LM, Vauthey JN, Charnsangavej C, Curley SA. Accuracy of preoperative imaging of hepatic tumors with helical computed tomography. Ann Surg Oncol 13:542-6, 4/2006.

Raut CP, Cleary KR, Staerkel GA, Abbruzzese JL, Wolff RA, Lee JH, Vauthey JN, Lee JE, Pisters PW, Evans DB. Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: effect of invasion and pancreatic margin status on recurrence and survival. Ann Surg Oncol 13:582-94, 4/2006.

Ribero D, Abdalla EK, Thomas MB, Vauthey JN. Liver resection in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 6:567-79, 4/2006.

Vauthey JN, Pawlik TM, Ribero D, Wu TT, Zorzi D, Hoff PM, Xiong HQ, Eng C, Lauwers GY, Mino-Kenudson M, Risio M, Muratore A, Capussotti L, Curley SA, Abdalla EK. Chemotherapy regimen predicts steatohepatitis and an increase in 90-day mortality after surgery for hepatic colorectal metastases. J Clin Oncol 24:2065-72, 5/2006.

Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN. Colorectal metastases: resect or ablate? Ann Surg Oncol 13(5):602-3, 5/2006.

Pawlik TM, Zorzi D, Abdalla EK, Clary BM, Gershenwald JE, Ross MI, Aloia TA, Curley SA, Camacho LH, Capussotti L, Elias D, Vauthey JN. Hepatic resection for metastatic melanoma: distinct patterns of recurrence and prognosis for ocular versus cutaneous disease. Ann Surg Oncol 13:712-20, 5/2006.

Aloia TA, Vauthey JN, Loyer EM, Ribero D, Pawlik TM, Wei SH, Curley SA, Zorzi D, Abdalla EK. Solitary colorectal liver metastasis: resection determines outcome. Arch Surg 141:460-6; discussion 466-7, 5/2006.

Poston G, Adam R, Vauthey JN. Downstaging or downsizing: time for a new staging system in advanced colorectal cancer? J Clin Oncol 24(18):2702-6, 6/2006.

Pawlik TM, Vauthey JN, Abdalla EK, Pollock RE, Ellis LM, Curley SA. Results of a single-center experience with resection and ablation for sarcoma metastatic to the liver. Arch Surg 141:537-43; discussion 543-4, 6/2006.

Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN. Extrahepatic bile duct resection: Standard treatment for advanced gallbladder cancer? J Surg Oncol 94(4):269-70, 9/2006.

Benson AB, 3rd, Bekaii-Saab T, Ben-Josef E, Blumgart L, Clary BM, Curley SA, Davila R, Earle CC, Ensminger WD, Gibbs JF, Laheru D, Langnas AN, Mulvihill SJ, Nemcek AA, Jr, Posey JA, Sigurdson ER, Sinanan M, Vauthey JN, Venook AP, Wagman LD, Yeatman TJ. Hepatobiliary cancers. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4(8):728-750, 9/2006.

Vauthey JN, Choti MA, Helton WS. AHPBA/SSO/SSAT Consensus Conference on hepatic colorectal metastases: rationale and overview of the conference. January 25, 2006. Ann Surg Oncol 13:1259-60, 10/2006.

Abdalla EK, Adam R, Bilchik AJ, Jaeck D, Vauthey JN, Mahvi D. Improving resectability of hepatic colorectal metastases: expert consensus statement. Ann Surg Oncol 13:1271-80, 10/2006.

Donadon M, Vauthey JN, Loyer EM, Charnsangavej C, Abdalla EK. Portal thrombosis and steatosis after preoperative chemotherapy with FOLFIRI-bevacizumab for colorectal liver metastases. World J Gastroenterol 12:6556-8, 10/2006.

Kobayashi K, Gupta S, Trent JC, Vauthey JN, Krishnamurthy S, Ensor J, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Madoff DC, Murthy R, McRae SE, Hicks ME. Hepatic artery chemoembolization for 110 gastrointestinal stromal tumors: response, survival, and prognostic factors. Cancer 107:2833-41, 12/2006.

Zorzi D, Mullen JT, Abdalla EK, Pawlik TM, Andres A, Muratore A, Curley SA, Mentha G, Capussotti L, Vauthey JN. Comparison between hepatic wedge resection and anatomic resection for colorectal liver metastases. J Gastrointest Surg 10(1):86-94, 2006.

Das P, Wolff RA, Abbruzzese JL, Varadhachary GR, Evans DB, Vauthey JN, Baschnagel A, Delclos ME, Krishnan S, Janjan NA, Crane CH. Concurrent capecitabine and upper abdominal radiation therapy is well tolerated. Radiat Oncol 1:41, 2006.

Zorzi D, Abdalla EK, Pawlik TM, Brown TD, Vauthey JN. Subtotal hepatectomy following neoadjuvant chemotherapy for a previously unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 13:347-50, 2006.

Vauthey JN, Abdalla EK. Unresectable hepatic colorectal metastases: need for new surgical strategies. Ann Surg Oncol 13(1):5-6, 2006.

Donadon M, Ribero D, Morris-Stiff G, Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN. New paradigm in the management of liver only metastases from colorectal cancer. Gastrointest Ca Res 1:20-27, 1/2007.

Abdalla EK, Ribero D, Pawlik TM, Zorzi D, Curley SA, Muratore A, Andres A, Mentha G, Capussotti L, Vauthey JN. Resection of hepatic colorectal metastases involving the caudate lobe: perioperative outcome and survival. J Gastrointest Surg 11:66-72, 1/2007.

Donadon M, Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN. Liver hanging maneuver for large or recurrent right upper quadrant tumors. J Am Coll Surg 204:329-33, 2/2007.

Zorzi D, Laurent A, Pawlik TM, Lauwers GY, Vauthey JN, Abdalla EK. Chemotherapy-associated hepatotoxicity and surgery for colorectal liver metastase. Br J Surg 94:274-286, 3/2007.

Aloia TA, Lee JE, Vauthey JN, Abdalla EK, Wolff RA, Varadhachary GR, Abbruzzese JL, Crane CH, Evans DB, Pisters PW. Delayed recovery after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a major factor impairing the delivery of adjuvant therapy? J Am Coll Surg 204:347-355, 3/2007.

Zhang J, Jia Z, Li Q, Wang L, Rashid A, Zhu Z, Evans DB, Vauthey JN, Xie K, Yao JC. Elevated expression of vascular endothelial growth factor correlates with increased angiogenesis and decreased progression-free survival among patients with low-grade neuroendocrine tumors. Cancer 109:1478-1486, 4/2007.

Kodama Y, Ng CS, Wu TT, Ayers GD, Curley SA, Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN, Charnsangavej C. Comparison of CT methods for determining the fat content of the liver. AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:1307-1312, 5/2007.

Mullen JT, Ribero D, Reddy SK, Donadon M, Zorzi D, Gautam S, Abdalla EK, Curley SA, Capussotti L, Clary BM, Vauthey JN. Hepatic insufficiency and mortality in 1,059 noncirrhotic patients undergoing major hepatectomy. J Am Coll Surg 204:854-862, 5/2007.

Vauthey JN, Ribero D, Abdalla EK, Jonas S, Bharat A, Schumacher G, Lerut J, Chapman WC, Hemming AW, Neuhaus P. Outcomes of liver transplantation in 490 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: validation of a uniform staging after surgical treatment. J Am Coll Surg 204:1016-1027, 5/2007.

Aloia TA, Charnsangavej C, Faria S, Ribero D, Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN, Curley SA. High-resolution computed tomography accurately predicts resectability in hilar cholangiocarcinom. Am J Surg 193:702-706, 6/2007.

Hassan MM, Abbruzzese JL, Bondy ML, Wolff RA, Vauthey JN, Pisters PW, Evans DB, Khan R, Lenzi R, Jiao L, Li D. Passive smoking and the use of noncigarette tobacco products in association with risk for pancreatic cancer: a case-control study. Cancer 109(12):2547-2556, 6/2007.

Hassan MM, Bondy ML, Wolff RA, Abbruzzese JL, Vauthey JN, Pisters PW, Evans DB, Khan R, Chou TH, Lenzi R, Jiao L, Li D. Risk Factors for pancreatic cancer: case-control study. Am J Gastroenterol 102(12):2696-2707, 6/2007.

Raut CP, Tseng JF, Sun CC, Wang H, Wolff RA, Crane CH, Hwang R, Vauthey JN, Abdalla EK, Lee JE, Pisters PW, Evans DB. Impact of resection status on pattern of failure and survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Ann Surg 246:52-60, 7/2007.

Pawlik TM, Gleisner AL, Bauer TW, Adams RB, Reddy SK, Clary BM, Martin RC, Scoggins CR, Tanabe KK, Michaelson JS, Kooby DA, Staley CA, Schulick RD, Vauthey JN, Abdalla EK, Curley SA, Choti MA, Elias D. Liver-directed surgery for metastatic squamous cell carcinoma to the liver: results of a multi-center analysis. Ann Surg Oncol 14(10):2807-2816, 10/2007.

Chun YS, Vauthey JN. Extending the frontiers of resectability in advanced colorectal cancer. Eur J Surg Oncol 33:S52-S58, 11/2007.

Ribero D, Abdalla EK, Madoff DC, Donadon M, Loyer EM, Vauthey JN. Portal vein embolization before major hepatectomy and its effects on regeneration, resectability and outcome. Br J Surg 94((11)):1386-1394, 11/2007.

Chun YS, Vauthey JN, Ribero D, Donadon M, Mullen JC, Eng C, Madoff DC, Chang DZ, Ho L, Kopetz S, Wei SH, Curley SA, Abdalla EK. Systemic chemotherapy and two-stage hepatectomy for extensive bilateral colorectal liver metastases: perioperative safety and survival. J Gastrointest Surg 11(11):1498-1505, 11/2007.

Ribero D, Wang H, Donadon M, Zorzi D, Thomas MB, Eng C, Chang DZ, Curley SA, Abdalla EK, Ellis LM, Vauthey JN. Bevacizumab improves pathologic response and protects against hepatic injury in patients treated with oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy for colorectal liver metastases. Cancer 110(12):2761-2767, 12/2007.

Reddy SK, Pawlik TM, Zorzi D, Gleisner AL, Ribero D, Assumpcao L, BArbas AS, Abdalla EK, Choti MA, Vauthey JN, Ludwig KA, Mantyh CR, Morse MA, Clary BM. Simultaneous resections of colorectal cancer and synchronous liver metastases: a multi-institutional analysis. Ann Surg Oncol 12(14):3481-3491, 12/2007.

Madoff DC, Abdalla EK, Wallace MJ, Ng C, Ribero D, Vauthey JN. Portal vein embolization: A Preoperative approach to improve the safety of major hepatic resection. Current Medical Imaging Reviews 2(4):385-404, 2007.

Chun YS, Ribero D, Abdalla EK, Madoff DC, Mortenson MM, Wei SH, Vauthey JN. Comparison of two methods of future liver remnant volume measurement. J Gastrointest Surg 12((1)):123-128, 1/2008.

Thomas MB, Tetzlaff E, Lozano R, Samp L, Butler CE, Gannon C, Hamilton S, Vauthey JN, Abdalla EK. Curing hepatocellular carcinomatosis with biologic therapy and surgery: achieving the impossible? J Surg Oncol 97(1):82-84, 1/2008.

Chun YS, Vauthey JN. Risks of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Resectable Colorectal Carcinoma Liver Metastases. Current Colorectal Cancer Reports 4(2):87-92, 4/2008.

Ribero D, Curley SA, Imamura H, Madoff DC, Nagorney DM, Ng KK, Donadon M, Vilgrain V, Torzilli G, Roh M, Vauthey JN. Selection for resection of hepatocellular carcinoma and surgical strategy: indications for resection, evaluation of liver function, portal vein embolization, and resection. Ann Surg Oncol 15(4):986-992, 4/2008.

Abdalla EK, Denys A, Hasegawa K, Leung TW, Makuuchi M, Murthy R, Ribero D, Zorzi D, Vauthey JN, Torzilli G. Treatment of large and advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol 15(4):979-985, 4/2008.

Katz MH, Pisters PW, Evans DB, Sun CC, Lee JE, Fleming JB, Vauthey JN, Abdalla EK, Crane CH, Wolff RA, Varadhachary GR, Hwang RF. Borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: the importance of this emerging stage of disease. J Am Coll Surg 206(5):833-846, 5/2008.

Morris-Stiff G, Tan YM, Vauthey JN. Hepatic complications following preoperative chemotherapy with oxaliplatin or irinotecan for hepatic colorectal metastases. Eur J Surg Oncol 34(6):609-614, 6/2008.

Yao JC, Hassan M, Phan A, Dagohoy C, Leary C. Abdalla EK, Fleming JB, Vauthey JN, Rashid A, Evans DB. One hundred years afer carcinoid: Epidemiology of and prognostic factors for neuroendocrine tumors in 35,825 cases in the United States. J Clin Oncol 26(18):3063-3072, 6/2008.

Chan ATC, Kishi Y, Chan SL, Vauthey JN. Progress in 2007 in the management of hepatobiliary cancers. GCR 2(3):S25-S31, 6/2008.

Ribero D, Chun YS, Vauthey JN. Standardized liver volumetry for portal vein embolization. Semin Inter Rad 25(2):104-109, 6/2008.

Evans DB, Varadhachary GR, Crane CH, Sun CC, Lee JE, Pisters PW, Vauthey JN, Wang H, Cleary KR, Staerkel GA, Charnsangavej C, Lano EA, Ho L, Lenzi R, Abbruzzese JL, Wolff RA. Preoperative gemcitabine-based chemoradiation for patients with resectable adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head. J Clin Oncol 26(21):3496-3502, 7/2008.

Zorzi D, Chun, YS, Madoff D, Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN. Chemotherapy with bevacizumab does not affect liver regeneration after portal vein embolization in the treatment of colorectal liver metastases. Ann Surg Oncol 15(10):2765-2772, 10/2008.

Hassan MM, Spitz MR, Thomas MB, El-Deeb AS, Glover KY, Nguyen NT, Chan W, Kaseb A, Curley SA, Vauthey JN, Ellis LM, Abdalla EK. Effect of different types of smoking and synergism with hepatitis C virus on risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in American men and women: case-control study. Intl J Cancer 123(18):1883-91, 10/2008.

Kesmodel SB, Ellis LM, Change GJ, Abdalla EK, Kopetz S, Vauthey JN, Rodriguez-Bigas MA, Curley SA, Feig BW. Preoperative bevacizumab does not increase postoperative complication rates in patients undergoing hepatic surgery for colorectal cancer liver metastases. J Clin Oncol 26(32):5254-5260, 10/2008.

Kishi Y, Madoff DC, Abdalla EK, Palavecino M, Ribero D, Vauthey JN. Is embolization of segment 4 portal veins prior to extended right hepatectomy justified? Surgery 144(5):744-751, 11/2008.

Borghero Y, Crane CH, Szklaruk J, Oyarzo M, Curley SA, Pisters PW, Evans DB, Abdalla EK, Thomas MB, Das P, Wistuba II, Krishnan S, Vauthey JN. Extrahepatic bile duct adenocarcinoma: patients at high-risk for local recurrence treated with surgery and adjuvant chemoradiation have an equivalent overall survival to patients with standard-risk treated with surgery alone. Ann Surg Oncol 15(11):3147-3156, 2008.

Blazer DG, Kishi Y, Maru M, Kopetz S, Chun YS, Overman MJ, Fogelman D, Eng C, Chang DZ, Wang H, Zorzi D, Ribero D, Ellis LM, Glover KY, Wolff RA, Curley SA, Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN. Pathologic response to preoperative chemotherapy: a new outcome end point after resection of hepatic colorectal metastases. J Clin Oncol 26(33):5344-5351, 2008.

Reddy S, Zorzi D, Lum YW, Barbas AS, Pawlik TM, Ribero D, Abdalla EK, Choti MA, Kemp C, Vauthey JN, Morse MA, White RR, McClary B. Timing of multimodality therapy for resectable synchronous colorectal liver metastases: a multi-instutional analysis. Ann Surg Oncol 14(12):3481-3491, 2008.

Nathan, H, Aloia TA, Vauthey JN, Abdalla EK, Zhu AX, Schulick R, Choti M, Pawlik TM. A proposed staging system for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol 16(1):14-22, January 2009, 1/2009.

Abdalla EK, VautheyJN. Chemotherapy prior to hepatic resection for colorectal liver metastases: helpful or harmful? Dig Surg 25(6):421-429, 2/2009.

Hassan MM, Spitz MR, Thomas MB, Curley SA, Patt YZ, Vauthey JN, Glover KY, Kaseb A, Lozano RD, El-Deeb AS, Nguyen NT, Wei SA, Chan W, Abbruzzese JL, Li D. The association of family history of liver cancer with hepatocellular carcinoma: a case-control study in the United States. J Hepatol 50(2):334-341, 2/2009.

Kishi Y, Kopetz S, Chun YS, Aballa E, Vauthey JN. Blood neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio predicts survival in patients with colorectal liver metastases treated with systemic chemotherapy. Ann Surg Oncol 16(3):614-622, 3/2009.

Chun YS, Laurent A, Maru D, Vauthey JN. Management of chemotherapy-associated hepatotoxicity in colorectal liver metastases. Lancet Oncology 10(3):278-286, 3/2009.

Katz MH, Wang H, Fleming JB, Sun CC, Hwang RF, Wolff RA, Varadhachary G, Abbruzzese JL, Crane CH, Krishnan S, Vauthey JN, Abdalla EK, Lee JE. Long-term survival after multidisciplinary management of resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol 16(4):836-847, 4/2009.

Palavecino M, Chun YS, Madoff DC, Zorzi D, Kishi Y, Kaseb AO, Curley SA, Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN. Major hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with or without portal vein embolization: perioperative outcome and survival. Surgery 145(4):399-405, 4/2009.

Benson AB, 3rd, Abrams TA, Ben-Josef E, Bloomston PM, Botha JF, Clary BM, Covey A, Curley SA, D'Angelica MI, Davila R, Ensminger WD, Gibbs JF, Laheru D, Malafa MP, Marrero J, Meranze SG, Mulvihill SJ, Park JO, Posey JA, Sachdev J, Salem R, Sigurdson ER, Sofocleous C, Vauthey JN, Venook AP, Goff LW, Yen Y, Zhu AX. NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology: hepatobiliary cancers. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 7(4):350-391, 4/2009.

Zalinski S, Abdalla EK, Mahvash A, Vauthey JN. A marking technique for intraoperative localization of small liver metastases before systemic chemotherapy. Ann Surg Oncol 16(5):1208-1211, 5/2009.

Hassan MM, Kaseb A, Li D, Patt YZ, Vauthey JN, Thomas MB, Curley SA, Spitz MR, Sherman SI, Abdalla EK, Davila M, Lozano RD, Hassan DM, Chan W, Brown TD, Abbruzzese JL. Association between hypothyroidism and hepatocellular carcinoma: a case-control study in the United States. Hepatology 49(5):1563-1570, 5/2009.

Vauthey JN, Dixon E. AHPBA/SSO/SSAT Consensus Conference on resectable and borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: rationale and overview of the conference. Ann Surg Oncol 16(17):1726-1726, 7/2009.

Clark OH, Ajani JA, Benson AB 3rd, Berlin JD, Blaszkowsky LS, Byrd D, Choti MA, Doherty GM, Engstrom PF, Gibbs JF, Heslin MJ, Kandeel F, Kessinger A, Kulke MH, Kunz P, Kvols L, Olson JA Jr, Ratliff TW, Salem R, Saltz L, Schteingart DE, Shah MH, Shibata S, Strosberg JR, Vauthey JN, Yao JC. NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: Neuroendocrine Tumors. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 7(7):712-747, 7/2009.

Kopetz S, Chang GJ, Overman MJ, Eng C, Sargent DJ, Larson DW, Grothey A, Vauthey JN, Nagorney DM, McWilliams RR. Improved survival in metastatic colorectal cancer is associated with sequential adoption of hepatic resection and improved chemotherapy: a large clinic-based analyses of two institutions. J Clin Oncol 27(22):3677-3683, 8/2009.

Clavien PA, Barkun J, DeOlivera ML, Vauthey JN, Dindo D, Schulick RD, de Santibanes E, Pekolj J, Slankamenac K, Bassi C, Graf R, Vonlanthen R, Padbury R, Cameron JL, Makuuchi M. The Clavien-Dindo classification of surgical complications: Five-Year experience. Ann Surg 250(2):187-196, 8/2009.

Palavecino M, Kishi Y, Chun YS, Brown DL, Gottumukkala VN, Lichtiger B, Curley SA, Abdalla EK, Vauthey JN. Two-surgeon technique of parenchymal transection contributes to reduced transfusion rate in patients undergoing major hepatectomy: analysis of 1557 consecutive liver resections. Surgery, 9/2009. e-Pub.

Slade JH, Alattar ML, Fogelman DR, Overman MJ, Agarway A, Maru DM, Coulson RL, Charnsangavej C, Vauthey JN, Wolff RA, Kopetz S. Portal hypertension associated with oxaliplatin administration: clinical manifestations of hepatic sinusodal injury. Clin Colorectal Cancer 8(4):225-230, 10/2009.

Kishi Y, Abdalla EK, Chun YC, Zorzi D, Madoff DC, Wallace MJ, Curley SA, Vauthey JN. Three hundred and one consecutive extended right hepatectomies: evaluation of outcome based on systematic liver volumetry. Ann Surg 250(4):540-548, 10/2009.

Chun Y, Vauthey JN, Boonsirikamchai P, Maru DP, Kopetz S, Palavecino J. Curley SA, Abdalla EK, Kaur H, Charnsangavej C, Loyer EM. Association of computed tomography morphological criteria with pathologic response and survival in patients treated with bevacizumab for colorectal liver metastases. JAMA 302(21):2338-2344, 12/2009.

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Dallas NA, Xia L, Fan F, Gray MJ, Gaur P, van Buren G, Samuel S, Kim MP, Lim SJ, Ellis LM. Chemoresistant colorectal cancer cells, the cancer stem cell phenotype, and increased sensitivity to insulin-like growth factor-I receptor inhibition. Cancer Res 69(5):1951-7, 2009.

Van Buren G, Gray MJ, Dallas NA, Xia L, Lim SJ, Fan F, Mazar AP, Ellis LM. Targeting the urokinase plasminogen activator receptor with a monoclonal antibody impairs the growth of human colorectal cancer in the liver. Cancer 115(14):3360-8, 2009.

Bose D, Zimmerman LJ, Pierobon M, Petricoin E, Tozzi F, Parikh A, Fan F, Dallas N, Xia L, Gaur P, Samuel S, Liebler DC, Ellis LM. Chemoresistant colorectal cancer cells and cancer stem cells mediate growth and survival of bystanders cells. Br J Cancer 105(11):1759-67. PMCID: PMCPMC3242606.

Fan F, Samuel S, Gaur P, Lu J, Dallas NA, Xia L, Bose D, Ramachandran V, Ellis LM. Chronic exposure of colorectal cancer cells to bevacizumab promotes compensatory pathways that mediate tumour cell migration. Br J Cancer 104(8):1270-1277, 2011. PMCID: PMC3078594.

Samuel S, Fan F, Dang LH, Xia L, Gaur P, Ellis LM. Intracrine Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Signaling in Survival and Chemoresistance of Human Colorectal Cancer Cells. Oncogene 30(10):1205-1212, 2011.

Zhou Y, Tozzi F, Chen J, Fan F, Xia L, Wang J, Gao G, Zhang A, Xia X, Brasher H, Widger W, Ellis LM, Weihua Z. Intracellular ATP Levels Are a Pivotal Determinant of Chemoresistance in Colon Cancer Cells. Cancer Res 72(1):304-14, 2011.

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