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Metabolomic biomarkers of pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis study.

Mehta KY, Wu HJ, Menon SS, Fallah Y, Zhong X, Rizk N, Unger K, Mapstone M, Fiandaca MS, Federoff HJ, Cheema AK.

Oncotarget. 2017 Aug 18;8(40):68899-68915. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.20324. eCollection 2017 Sep 15.


Post-Treatment/Pre-operative PET Response Is Not an Independent Predictor of Outcomes for Patients With Gastric and GEJ Adenocarcinoma.

Hernandez JM, Beylergil V, Goldman DA, van Beek E, Gonen M, Tang L, Downey R, Rizk N, Shah M, Strong V, Janjigian Y, Schöder H, Coit DG.

Ann Surg. 2017 Aug 1. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002306. [Epub ahead of print]


Extended infusion of beta-lactam antibiotics: optimizing therapy in critically-ill patients in the era of antimicrobial resistance.

Rizk NA, Kanafani ZA, Tabaja HZ, Kanj SS.

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2017 Jul;15(7):645-652. doi: 10.1080/14787210.2017.1348894. Epub 2017 Jul 3.


A qualitative analysis of multi-level barriers to HIV testing among women in Lebanon.

Clark KA, Keene DE, Pachankis JE, Fattal O, Rizk N, Khoshnood K.

Cult Health Sex. 2017 Sep;19(9):996-1010. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2017.1282045. Epub 2017 Feb 13.


Preservation of replaced left hepatic artery during robotic-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy: A case series.

Hess NR, Rizk NP, Luketich JD, Sarkaria IS.

Int J Med Robot. 2017 Dec;13(4). doi: 10.1002/rcs.1802. Epub 2017 Mar 2.


Incidence of occult pN2 disease following resection and mediastinal lymph node dissection in clinical stage I lung cancer patients.

Bille A, Woo KM, Ahmad U, Rizk NP, Jones DR.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 1;51(4):674-679. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezw400.


Phase II study of bevacizumab and preoperative chemoradiation for esophageal adenocarcinoma.

Ku GY, Bains MS, Park DJ, Janjigian YY, Rusch VW, Rizk NP, Yoon SS, Millang B, Capanu M, Goodman KA, Ilson DH.

J Gastrointest Oncol. 2016 Dec;7(6):828-837. doi: 10.21037/jgo.2016.08.09.


Long-term Survival Based on the Surgical Approach to Lobectomy For Clinical Stage I Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer: Comparison of Robotic, Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery, and Thoracotomy Lobectomy.

Yang HX, Woo KM, Sima CS, Bains MS, Adusumilli PS, Huang J, Finley DJ, Rizk NP, Rusch VW, Jones DR, Park BJ.

Ann Surg. 2017 Feb;265(2):431-437. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001708.


The frequency of polycystic ovary syndrome in young reproductive females in Qatar.

Sharif E, Rahman S, Zia Y, Rizk NM.

Int J Womens Health. 2016 Dec 16;9:1-10. doi: 10.2147/IJWH.S120027. eCollection 2017.


Attaining Proficiency in Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy While Maximizing Safety During Procedure Development.

Sarkaria IS, Rizk NP, Grosser R, Goldman D, Finley DJ, Ghanie A, Sima CS, Bains MS, Adusumilli PS, Rusch VW, Jones DR.

Innovations (Phila). 2016 Jul-Aug;11(4):268-73. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0000000000000297.


Presenting Symptoms and Dysphagia Screen Predict Outcome in Mild and Rapidly Improving Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients.

Gadodia G, Rizk N, Camp D, Bryant K, Zimmerman S, Brasher C, Connelly K, Dunn J, Frankel M, Ido MS, Lugtu J, Nahab F.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016 Dec;25(12):2876-2881. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2016.07.049. Epub 2016 Sep 9.


Use of positron emission tomography scan response to guide treatment change for locally advanced gastric cancer: the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center experience.

Won E, Shah MA, Schöder H, Strong VE, Coit DG, Brennan MF, Kelsen DP, Janjigian YY, Tang LH, Capanu M, Rizk NP, Allen PJ, Bains MS, Ilson DH.

J Gastrointest Oncol. 2016 Aug;7(4):506-14. doi: 10.21037/jgo.2016.06.01.


Gastroesophageal Junction Tumors.

Rizk N.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Nov;23(12):3798-3800. Epub 2016 Aug 4. No abstract available.


Detection of Recurrence Patterns After Wedge Resection for Early Stage Lung Cancer: Rationale for Radiologic Follow-Up.

Billè A, Ahmad U, Woo KM, Suzuki K, Adusumilli P, Huang J, Jones DR, Rizk NP.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct;102(4):1067-73. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.04.056. Epub 2016 Jun 24.


Optimization of anti-cancer drugs and a targeting molecule on multifunctional gold nanoparticles.

Rizk N, Christoforou N, Lee S.

Nanotechnology. 2016 May 6;27(18):185704. doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/27/18/185704. Epub 2016 Mar 23.


Early operative outcomes and learning curve of robotic assisted giant paraesophageal hernia repair.

Sarkaria IS, Latif MJ, Bianco VJ, Bains MS, Rusch VW, Jones DR, Rizk NP.

Int J Med Robot. 2017 Mar;13(1). doi: 10.1002/rcs.1730. Epub 2016 Feb 29.


EUS-guided pancreatic drainage for recurrent pancreatitis.

Doshi R, Rizk N, Tyberg A, Sharaiha RZ, Kahaleh M.

Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Jul;84(1):186-7. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2016.01.033. Epub 2016 Jan 21. No abstract available.


Professional Judgment and Justice: Equal Respect for the Professional Judgment of Critical-Care Physicians.

Magnus D, Rizk N.

Am J Bioeth. 2016;16(1):1-2. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2016.1128748. No abstract available.


Unusual late presentation of metastatic extrathoracic thymoma to gastrohepatic lymph node treated by surgical resection.

Billè A, Sachidananda S, Moreira AL, Rizk NP.

Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb;65(2):130-132. doi: 10.1007/s11748-015-0604-1. Epub 2015 Nov 30.


Postinduction positron emission tomography assessment of N2 nodes is not associated with ypN2 disease or overall survival in stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer.

Ripley RT, Suzuki K, Tan KS, Adusumilli PS, Huang J, Park BJ, Downey RJ, Rizk NP, Rusch VW, Bains M, Jones DR.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr;151(4):969-77, 979.e1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.09.127. Epub 2015 Oct 19.


Pretreatment Dysphagia in Esophageal Cancer Patients May Eliminate the Need for Staging by Endoscopic Ultrasonography.

Ripley RT, Sarkaria IS, Grosser R, Sima CS, Bains MS, Jones DR, Adusumilli PS, Huang J, Finley DJ, Rusch VW, Rizk NP.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan;101(1):226-230. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.062. Epub 2015 Oct 23.


Association of β-Adrenergic Receptor Gene Polymorphisms With Acute Coronary Syndrome and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in an Arab Population.

El-Menyar A, Rizk NM, Asim M, Al-Thani H, Elgendy A, Al-Suwaidi J.

Angiology. 2016 Sep;67(8):762-71. doi: 10.1177/0003319715618039. Epub 2015 Nov 24.


Lower Extremity Edema, Anxiety, and Cyanosis During Chemoradiation Therapy for Glioblastoma.

Rizk N, Kamiya-Matsuoka C, Tremont-Lukats IW.

JAMA Oncol. 2016 Feb;2(2):265-6. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.4301. No abstract available.


Endoscopic Management of Esophageal Anastomotic Leaks After Surgery for Malignant Disease.

Licht E, Markowitz AJ, Bains MS, Gerdes H, Ludwig E, Mendelsohn RB, Rizk NP, Shah P, Strong VE, Schattner MA.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan;101(1):301-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.072. Epub 2015 Sep 28.


International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer/American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society classification predicts occult lymph node metastasis in clinically mediastinal node-negative lung adenocarcinoma.

Yeh YC, Kadota K, Nitadori J, Sima CS, Rizk NP, Jones DR, Travis WD, Adusumilli PS.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Jan;49(1):e9-e15. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezv316. Epub 2015 Sep 15.


Resected Lung Cancer Patients Who Would and Would Not Have Met Screening Criteria.

Farjah F, Wood DE, Zadworny ME, Rusch VW, Rizk NP.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan;101(1):274-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.010. Epub 2015 Aug 19.


Solid Predominant Histologic Subtype in Resected Stage I Lung Adenocarcinoma Is an Independent Predictor of Early, Extrathoracic, Multisite Recurrence and of Poor Postrecurrence Survival.

Ujiie H, Kadota K, Chaft JE, Buitrago D, Sima CS, Lee MC, Huang J, Travis WD, Rizk NP, Rudin CM, Jones DR, Adusumilli PS.

J Clin Oncol. 2015 Sep 10;33(26):2877-84. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2015.60.9818. Epub 2015 Aug 10.


Intensive Care Utilization for Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients.

Jenkins P, Johnston LJ, Pickham D, Chang B, Rizk N, Tierney DK.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Nov;21(11):2023-7. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2015.07.026. Epub 2015 Jul 31.


Chest Wall Reconstruction Using a Methyl Methacrylate Neo-Rib and Mesh.

Suzuki K, Park BJ, Adusumilli PS, Rizk NP, Huang J, Jones DR, Bains MS.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Aug;100(2):744-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.02.127.


A Predictive Model for Lymph Node Involvement with Malignancy on PET/CT in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.

Mattes MD, Weber WA, Foster A, Moshchinsky AB, Ahsanuddin S, Zhang Z, Shi W, Rizk NP, Wu AJ, Ashamalla H, Rimner A.

J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Aug;10(8):1207-12. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000601.


Leptin as well as Free Leptin Receptor Is Associated with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Young Women.

Rizk NM, Sharif E.

Int J Endocrinol. 2015;2015:927805. doi: 10.1155/2015/927805. Epub 2015 Jun 9.


The cell cycle regulator 14-3-3σ opposes and reverses cancer metabolic reprogramming.

Phan L, Chou PC, Velazquez-Torres G, Samudio I, Parreno K, Huang Y, Tseng C, Vu T, Gully C, Su CH, Wang E, Chen J, Choi HH, Fuentes-Mattei E, Shin JH, Shiang C, Grabiner B, Blonska M, Skerl S, Shao Y, Cody D, Delacerda J, Kingsley C, Webb D, Carlock C, Zhou Z, Hsieh YC, Lee J, Elliott A, Ramirez M, Bankson J, Hazle J, Wang Y, Li L, Weng S, Rizk N, Wen YY, Lin X, Wang H, Wang H, Zhang A, Xia X, Wu Y, Habra M, Yang W, Pusztai L, Yeung SC, Lee MH.

Nat Commun. 2015 Jul 16;6:7530. doi: 10.1038/ncomms8530.


Chylothorax and Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury Associated With Robotic Video-Assisted Mediastinal Lymph Node Dissection.

Sarkaria IS, Finley DJ, Bains MS, Adusumilli PS, Rizk NP, Huang J, Downey RJ, Rusch VW, Jones DR.

Innovations (Phila). 2015 May-Jun;10(3):170-3. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0000000000000160.


Ratio of Lymph Node to Primary Tumor SUV on PET/CT Accurately Predicts Nodal Malignancy in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.

Mattes MD, Moshchinsky AB, Ahsanuddin S, Rizk NP, Foster A, Wu AJ, Ashamalla H, Weber WA, Rimner A.

Clin Lung Cancer. 2015 Nov;16(6):e253-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cllc.2015.06.001. Epub 2015 Jun 15.


The cardiovascular implication of single nucleotide polymorphisms of chromosome 9p21 locus among Arab population.

El-Menyar AA, Rizk NM, Al-Qahtani A, AlKindi F, Elyas A, Farag F, Bakhsh FD, Ebrahim S, Ahmed E, Al-Khinji M, Al-Thani H, Suwaidi JA.

J Res Med Sci. 2015 Apr;20(4):346-52.


Resection of Primary and Secondary Tumors of the Sternum: An Analysis of Prognostic Variables.

Ahmad U, Yang H, Sima C, Buitrago DH, Ripley RT, Suzuki K, Bains MS, Rizk NP, Rusch VW, Huang J, Adusumilli PS, Rocco G, Jones DR.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul;100(1):215-21; discussion 221-2. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.03.013. Epub 2015 May 20.


The Association between Serum LDL Cholesterol and Genetic Variation in Chromosomal Locus 1p13.3 among Coronary Artery Disease Patients.

Rizk NM, El-Menyar A, Egue H, Souleman Wais I, Mohamed Baluli H, Alali K, Farag F, Younes N, Al Suwaidi J.

Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:678924. doi: 10.1155/2015/678924. Epub 2015 Mar 8.


Role of photodynamic therapy and intraductal radiofrequency ablation in cholangiocarcinoma.

Patel J, Rizk N, Kahaleh M.

Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2015 Apr;29(2):309-18. doi: 10.1016/j.bpg.2015.02.008. Epub 2015 Feb 17. Review.


Results of the national lung cancer screening trial: where are we now?

Chudgar NP, Bucciarelli PR, Jeffries EM, Rizk NP, Park BJ, Adusumilli PS, Jones DR.

Thorac Surg Clin. 2015 May;25(2):145-53. doi: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2014.11.002. Epub 2015 Feb 2.


Tumor Spread through Air Spaces is an Important Pattern of Invasion and Impacts the Frequency and Location of Recurrences after Limited Resection for Small Stage I Lung Adenocarcinomas.

Kadota K, Nitadori J, Sima CS, Ujiie H, Rizk NP, Jones DR, Adusumilli PS, Travis WD.

J Thorac Oncol. 2015 May;10(5):806-14. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000486.


A lipidomic screen of hyperglycemia-treated HRECs links 12/15-Lipoxygenase to microvascular dysfunction during diabetic retinopathy via NADPH oxidase.

Ibrahim AS, Elshafey S, Sellak H, Hussein KA, El-Sherbiny M, Abdelsaid M, Rizk N, Beasley S, Tawfik AM, Smith SB, Al-Shabrawey M.

J Lipid Res. 2015 Mar;56(3):599-611. doi: 10.1194/jlr.M056069. Epub 2015 Jan 17.


Pigment epithelium-derived factor inhibits retinal microvascular dysfunction induced by 12/15-lipoxygenase-derived eicosanoids.

Ibrahim AS, Tawfik AM, Hussein KA, Elshafey S, Markand S, Rizk N, Duh EJ, Smith SB, Al-Shabrawey M.

Biochim Biophys Acta. 2015 Mar;1851(3):290-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bbalip.2014.12.017. Epub 2015 Jan 3.


Cholangioscopy-assisted photodynamic therapy for cholangiocarcinoma.

Patel J, Rizk N, Kedia P, Sharaiha RZ, Kahaleh M.

Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Apr;81(4):1012-3. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2014.09.060. Epub 2014 Dec 5. No abstract available.


Intraoperative near-infrared fluorescence imaging as an adjunct to robotic-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy.

Sarkaria IS, Bains MS, Finley DJ, Adusumilli PS, Huang J, Rusch VW, Jones DR, Rizk NP.

Innovations (Phila). 2014 Sep-Oct;9(5):391-3. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0000000000000091.


Thirty-day mortality underestimates the risk of early death after major resections for thoracic malignancies.

McMillan RR, Berger A, Sima CS, Lou F, Dycoco J, Rusch V, Rizk NP, Jones DR, Huang J.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Nov;98(5):1769-74; discussion 1774-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.06.024. Epub 2014 Sep 8.


Comprehensive long-term care of patients with lung cancer: development of a novel thoracic survivorship program.

Huang J, Logue AE, Ostroff JS, Park BJ, McCabe M, Jones DR, Bains MS, Rizk NP, Kris MG, Rusch VW.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Sep;98(3):955-61. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.05.020. Epub 2014 Jul 31.


A prospective trial comparing pain and quality of life measures after anatomic lung resection using thoracoscopy or thoracotomy.

Rizk NP, Ghanie A, Hsu M, Bains MS, Downey RJ, Sarkaria IS, Finley DJ, Adusumilli PS, Huang J, Sima CS, Burkhalter JE, Park BJ, Rusch VW.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Oct;98(4):1160-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.05.028. Epub 2014 Jul 31.


Metallic hairpin inhalation: a healthcare problem facing young Muslim females.

Rizk N, Gwely NE, Biron VL, Hamza U.

J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Aug 2;43:21. doi: 10.1186/s40463-014-0021-y.


Second primary lung cancers: smokers versus nonsmokers after resection of stage I lung adenocarcinoma.

Ripley RT, McMillan RR, Sima CS, Hasan SM, Ahmad U, Lou F, Jones DR, Rusch VW, Rizk NP, Huang J.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Sep;98(3):968-74. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.04.098. Epub 2014 Jul 16.


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