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1.

Splenic flexure mobilization for sigmoid and low anterior resections in the minimally invasive era: How often and at what cost?

Pettke E, Leigh N, Shah A, Cekic V, Yan X, Kumara HMCS, Gandhi N, Whelan RL.

Am J Surg. 2019 Sep 26. pii: S0002-9610(19)30101-1. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.09.029. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31582178
2.

Plasma and wound fluid levels of eight proangiogenic proteins are elevated after colorectal resection.

Shantha Kumara H, Yan XH, Pettke E, Cekic V, Gandhi ND, Bellini GA, Whelan RL.

World J Gastrointest Oncol. 2019 Jun 15;11(6):470-488. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i6.470.

3.

Sclerotherapy needle injections can expand the subserosal and muscularis propria layers and cause a stable mucosal lift in ESD/EMR patients.

Sandhu J, Winkler C, Yan X, Sharabi A, Grimes Z, Shantha Kumara HMC, Cekic V, Whelan R.

Surg Endosc. 2019 Mar;33(3):949-958. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6521-5. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

4.

Plasma levels of the proangiogenic protein CXCL16 remains elevated for 1 month after minimally invasive colorectal cancer resection.

Shantha Kumara HMC, Pettke E, Shah A, Yan X, Cekic V, Downing MA, Gandhi ND, Whelan RL.

World J Surg Oncol. 2018 Jul 7;16(1):132. doi: 10.1186/s12957-018-1418-2.

5.

Plasma interleukin-8 levels are persistently elevated for 1 month after minimally invasive colorectal resection for colorectal cancer.

Shantha Kumara HMC, Sutton E, Bellini GA, Yan X, Cekic V, Gandhi ND, Whelan RL.

Mol Clin Oncol. 2018 Mar;8(3):471-476. doi: 10.3892/mco.2017.1538. Epub 2017 Dec 18.

6.

P-Cadherin (CDH3) is overexpressed in colorectal tumors and has potential as a serum marker for colorectal cancer monitoring.

Kumara HMCS, Bellini GA, Caballero OL, Herath SAC, Su T, Ahmed A, Njoh L, Cekic V, Whelan RL.

Oncoscience. 2017 Oct 21;4(9-10):139-147. doi: 10.18632/oncoscience.370. eCollection 2017 Sep.

7.

Warm and Humidified Versus Cold and Dry CO2 Pneumoperitoneum in Minimally Invasive Colon Resection: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Sutton E, Bellini G, Grieco MJ, Kumara HMCS, Yan X, Cekic V, Njoh L, Whelan RL.

Surg Innov. 2017 Oct;24(5):471-482. doi: 10.1177/1553350617715834. Epub 2017 Jun 27.

PMID:
28653583
8.

Plasma chitinase 3-like 1 is persistently elevated during first month after minimally invasive colorectal cancer resection.

Shantha Kumara HM, Gaita D, Miyagaki H, Yan X, Hearth SA, Njoh L, Cekic V, Whelan RL.

World J Gastrointest Oncol. 2016 Aug 15;8(8):607-14. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i8.607.

9.

Surgical Treatment of Diverticulitis: Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Resection Is Predominantly Used for Complex Cases and Is Associated With Increased Postoperative Complications and Prolonged Hospitalization.

Miyagaki H, Rhee R, Shantha Kumara HM, Yan X, Njoh L, Cekic V, Whelan RL.

Surg Innov. 2016 Jun;23(3):277-83. doi: 10.1177/1553350615618285. Epub 2015 Nov 26.

PMID:
26611789
10.

Expression of the cancer testis antigen IGF2BP3 in colorectal cancers; IGF2BP3 holds promise as a specific immunotherapy target.

Shantha Kumara H, Kirchoff D, Caballero OL, Su T, Ahmed A, Herath SA, Njoh L, Cekic V, Simpson AJ, Cordon-Cardo C, Whelan RL.

Oncoscience. 2015 Jul 1;2(6):607-14. eCollection 2015.

11.

Technique of last resort: characteristics of patients undergoing open surgery in the laparoscopic era.

Guend H, Lee DY, Myers EA, Gandhi ND, Cekic V, Whelan RL.

Surg Endosc. 2015 Sep;29(9):2763-9. doi: 10.1007/s00464-014-4007-7. Epub 2014 Dec 6.

PMID:
25480623
12.

Efficacy of laparoscopic-assisted approach for reversal of Hartmann's procedure: results from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) database.

Arkenbosch J, Miyagaki H, Kumara HM, Yan X, Cekic V, Whelan RL.

Surg Endosc. 2015 Aug;29(8):2109-14. doi: 10.1007/s00464-014-3926-7. Epub 2014 Nov 1. Review.

PMID:
25361651
13.

Plasma monocyte chemotactic protein-1 remains elevated after minimally invasive colorectal cancer resection.

Shantha Kumara HM, Myers EA, Herath SA, Jang JH, Njoh L, Yan X, Kirchoff D, Cekic V, Luchtefeld M, Whelan RL.

World J Gastrointest Oncol. 2014 Oct 15;6(10):413-9. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v6.i10.413.

14.

Minimally invasive colorectal resection is associated with significantly elevated levels of plasma matrix metalloproteinase 3 (MMP-3) during the first month after surgery which may promote the growth of residual metastases.

Shantha Kumara HM, Gaita DJ, Miyagaki H, Yan X, Herath SA, Cekic V, Whelan RL.

Surg Endosc. 2014 Dec;28(12):3322-8. doi: 10.1007/s00464-014-3612-9. Epub 2014 Jun 18.

PMID:
24939159
15.

Endoscopic tattooing to mark distal margin for low anterior rectal and select sigmoid resections.

Kirchoff DD, Hang JH, Cekic V, Baxter K, Kumar P, Shehebar J, Holzman K, Whelan RL.

Surg Innov. 2014 Aug;21(4):376-80. doi: 10.1177/1553350613507147. Epub 2013 Oct 30.

PMID:
24172168
16.

The rate for the use of hand-assisted laparoscopic methods is directly proportional to body mass index.

Myers EA, Feingold DL, Arnell TD, Njoh L, Cekic V, Jang JH, Naffouje S, Whelan RL.

Surg Endosc. 2014 Jan;28(1):108-15. doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-3135-9. Epub 2013 Aug 31.

PMID:
23996331
17.

MAGE-A3 is highly expressed in a subset of colorectal cancer patients.

Shantha Kumara HM, Grieco MJ, Caballero OL, Su T, Ahmed A, Ritter E, Gnjatic S, Cekic V, Old LJ, Simpson AJ, Cordon-Cardo C, Whelan RL.

Cancer Immun. 2012;12:16. Epub 2012 Dec 28.

18.

Laparoscopic-facilitated endoscopic submucosal dissection, mucosal resection, and partial circumferential ("wedge") colon wall resection for benign colorectal neoplasms that come to surgery.

Jang JH, Kirchoff D, Holzman K, Park K, Grieco M, Cekic V, Naffouje S, Kluft J, Whelan RL.

Surg Innov. 2013 Jun;20(3):234-40. doi: 10.1177/1553350612456098. Epub 2012 Aug 1.

PMID:
22858573
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[Effect of chromium enriched fermentation product of barley and brewer's yeast and its combination with rosiglitazone on experimentally induced hyperglycaemia in mice].

Cekić V, Vasović V, Jakovljević V, Lalošević D, Čapo I, Mikov M, Sabo A.

Srp Arh Celok Lek. 2011 Sep-Oct;139(9-10):610-8. Serbian.

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Oncologic colorectal resection, not advanced endoscopic polypectomy, is the best treatment for large dysplastic adenomas.

Jang JH, Balik E, Kirchoff D, Tromp W, Kumar A, Grieco M, Feingold DL, Cekic V, Njoh L, Whelan RL.

J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Jan;16(1):165-71; discussion 171-2. doi: 10.1007/s11605-011-1746-9. Epub 2011 Nov 5.

PMID:
22058042
22.

Hypoglycaemic action of stevioside and а barley and brewer's yeast based preparation in the experimental model on mice.

Cekic V, Vasovic V, Jakovljevic V, Mikov M, Sabo A.

Bosn J Basic Med Sci. 2011 Feb;11(1):11-6.

23.

Is there a role for a strict incision length criterion for determining conversions during laparoscopic colorectal resection?

Offodile AC 2nd, Balik E, Hoffman A, Moon V, Baxter R, Grieco M, Moradi D, Kim IY, Nasar A, Cekic V, Feingold DL, Arnell TD, Huang E, Whelan RL.

Surg Innov. 2010 Jun;17(2):120-6. doi: 10.1177/1553350610366715.

PMID:
20504788
24.

Minimally invasive colorectal resection is associated with a rapid and sustained decrease in plasma levels of epidermal growth factor (EGF) in the colon cancer setting.

Grieco MJ, Shantha Kumara HM, Baxter R, Dujovny N, Kalady MF, Cekic V, Luchtefeld M, Whelan RL.

Surg Endosc. 2010 Oct;24(10):2617-22. doi: 10.1007/s00464-010-1018-x. Epub 2010 Mar 31.

PMID:
20354877
25.

Increased utilization of flexible endoscopic methods during colorectal resection over a 3-year period.

DiMaggio V, Hoffman K, Baxter R, Cekic V, Nasar A, Whelan RL.

Surg Innov. 2009 Dec;16(4):293-8. doi: 10.1177/1553350609355806. Epub 2009 Dec 22.

PMID:
20031946
26.

Colorectal resection is associated with persistent proangiogenic plasma protein changes: postoperative plasma stimulates in vitro endothelial cell growth, migration, and invasion.

Kumara HM, Feingold D, Kalady M, Dujovny N, Senagore A, Hyman N, Cekic V, Whelan RL.

Ann Surg. 2009 Jun;249(6):973-7. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181a6cd72. Erratum in: Ann Surg. 2009 Dec;250(6):1046. Shantha Kumara, H M C [corrected to Kumara, H M C Shantha].

PMID:
19474682
27.

Prospective study of ambulation after open and laparoscopic colorectal resection.

Lin JH, Whelan RL, Sakellarios NE, Cekic V, Forde KA, Bank J, Feingold DL.

Surg Innov. 2009 Mar;16(1):16-20. doi: 10.1177/1553350608330478. Epub 2009 Jan 4.

PMID:
19124446
28.

Perioperative GMCSF limits the proangiogenic plasma protein changes associated with colorectal cancer resection.

Shantha Kumara HM, Kirman I, Feingold D, Cekic V, Nasar A, Arnell T, Balik E, Hoffman A, Baxter R, Conte S, Whelan RL.

Eur J Surg Oncol. 2009 Mar;35(3):295-301. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2008.07.012. Epub 2008 Sep 7.

PMID:
18782657
29.

Abdominal wall dimensions and umbilical position vary widely with BMI and should be taken into account when choosing port locations.

Ambardar S, Cabot J, Cekic V, Baxter K, Arnell TD, Forde KA, Nihalani A, Whelan RL.

Surg Endosc. 2009 Sep;23(9):1995-2000. doi: 10.1007/s00464-008-9965-1. Epub 2008 Jun 14.

PMID:
18553206
30.

Persistent elevation of plasma vascular endothelial growth factor levels during the first month after minimally invasive colorectal resection.

Belizon A, Balik E, Horst P, Feingold D, Arnell T, Azarani T, Cekic V, Skitt R, Kumara S, Whelan RL.

Surg Endosc. 2008 Feb;22(2):287-97. doi: 10.1007/s00464-007-9725-7. Epub 2008 Jan 18.

PMID:
18204877
31.

Perioperative sargramostim (recombinant human GM-CSF) induces an increase in the level of soluble VEGFR1 in colon cancer patients undergoing minimally invasive surgery.

Kirman I, Belizon A, Balik E, Feingold D, Arnell T, Horst P, Kumara S, Cekic V, Jain S, Nasar A, Whelan RL.

Eur J Surg Oncol. 2007 Dec;33(10):1169-76. Epub 2007 May 18.

PMID:
17512160
32.

Major abdominal surgery increases plasma levels of vascular endothelial growth factor: open more so than minimally invasive methods.

Belizon A, Balik E, Feingold DL, Bessler M, Arnell TD, Forde KA, Horst PK, Jain S, Cekic V, Kirman I, Whelan RL.

Ann Surg. 2006 Nov;244(5):792-8.

33.

Altered plasma matrix metalloproteinase-9/tissue inhibitor of matrix [corrected] metalloproteinase-1 concentration during the early postoperative period in patients with colorectal cancer.

Kirman I, Jain S, Cekic V, Belizon A, Balik E, Sylla P, Arnell T, Forde KA, Whelan RL.

Surg Endosc. 2006 Mar;20(3):482-6. Epub 2006 Jan 21. Erratum in: Surg Endosc. 2006 Apr;20(4):706.

PMID:
16432654
34.

Open surgery induces a dramatic decrease in circulating intact IGFBP-3 in patients with colorectal cancer not seen with laparoscopic surgery.

Kirman I, Cekic V, Poltoratskaia N, Sylla P, Jain S, Forde KA, Whelan RL.

Surg Endosc. 2005 Jan;19(1):55-9. Epub 2004 Nov 11.

PMID:
15531967
35.

Depletion of circulating insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 after open surgery is associated with high interleukin-6 levels.

Kirman I, Poltaratskaia N, Cekic V, Forde KA, Ansari P, Boulay C, Whelan RL.

Dis Colon Rectum. 2004 Jun;47(6):911-7; discussion 917-8. Epub 2004 Apr 19.

PMID:
15085435
36.

The percentage of CD31+ T cells decreases after open but not laparoscopic surgery.

Kirman I, Cekic V, Poltaratskaia N, Asi Z, Conte S, Feingold D, Forde KA, Huang EH, Whelan RL.

Surg Endosc. 2003 May;17(5):754-7. Epub 2003 Mar 7.

PMID:
12618938
37.

Plasma from patients undergoing major open surgery stimulates in vitro tumor growth: Lower insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 levels may, in part, account for this change.

Kirman I, Cekic V, Poltaratskaia N, Asi Z, Bessler M, Huang EH, Forde KA, Whelan RL.

Surgery. 2002 Aug;132(2):186-92.

PMID:
12219010

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