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1.

A Comparison of Frailty Measures at Listing to Predict Outcomes Following Lung Transplantation.

Halpern AL, Boshier PR, White AM, Houk AK, Helmkamp L, Mitchell JD, Meguid RA, Low DE, Fullerton DA, Weyant MJ.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)31265-2. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.07.040. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31479636
2.

Mortality After Esophagectomy: Analysis of Individual Complications and Their Association with Mortality.

Linden PA, Towe CW, Watson TJ, Low DE, Cassivi SD, Grau-Sepulveda M, Worrell SG, Perry Y.

J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 Aug 13. doi: 10.1007/s11605-019-04346-2. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31410819
3.

Comparison of costs and short-term clinical outcomes of per-oral endoscopic myotomy and laparoscopic Heller myotomy.

Wirsching A, Boshier PR, Klevebro F, Kaplan SJ, Seesing MF, El-Moslimany R, Ross A, Low DE.

Am J Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S0002-9610(19)30160-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.07.026. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31353034
4.

Commentary: Per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM): Should it now be considered the first-line therapeutic approach for patients with achalasia?

Boshier PR, Low DE.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep;158(3):953-954. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.12.091. Epub 2019 Jan 11. No abstract available.

PMID:
31256969
5.

The other explanation for dyspnea: giant paraesophageal hiatal hernia repair routinely improves pulmonary function.

Wirsching A, Klevebro F, Boshier PR, Hubka M, Kuppusamy MK, Kirtland SH, Low DE.

Dis Esophagus. 2019 Apr 25. pii: doz032. doi: 10.1093/dote/doz032. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31220858
6.

H syndrome - the first report in Malaysia.

Low DE, Tang MM, Surana U, Lee JY, Pramano ZAD, Leong KF.

Int J Dermatol. 2019 Oct;58(10):e190-e193. doi: 10.1111/ijd.14518. Epub 2019 Jun 13. No abstract available.

PMID:
31192449
8.

Selective Epidurography for the Assessment of Epidural Catheter Placement After Esophagectomy.

Boshier PR, Woodward C, Nikravan S, Neal JM, Warren D, Low DE.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep;108(3):905-911. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.02.029. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

PMID:
30904406
9.

Use of High Resolution Manometry: In reply to Siboni and colleagues.

Low DE, Wirsching A.

J Am Coll Surg. 2019 Feb;228(2):212. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.11.011. No abstract available.

PMID:
30685024
10.

Endoscopic therapy and surveillance versus esophagectomy for early esophageal adenocarcinoma: A review of early outcomes and cost analysis.

Wirsching A, Boshier PR, Krishnamoorthi R, Larsen MC, Irani S, Ross AS, Low DE.

Am J Surg. 2019 Jul;218(1):164-169. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.12.058. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

PMID:
30635212
11.

Peri-operative patient optimization for oesophageal cancer surgery - From prehabilitation to enhanced recovery.

Zylstra J, Boshier P, Whyte GP, Low DE, Davies AR.

Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2018 Oct - Dec;36-37:61-73. doi: 10.1016/j.bpg.2018.11.006. Epub 2018 Nov 30. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
30551858
12.

Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Esophagectomy: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Society Recommendations.

Low DE, Allum W, De Manzoni G, Ferri L, Immanuel A, Kuppusamy M, Law S, Lindblad M, Maynard N, Neal J, Pramesh CS, Scott M, Mark Smithers B, Addor V, Ljungqvist O.

World J Surg. 2019 Feb;43(2):299-330. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4786-4. Review.

PMID:
30276441
13.

Functional Recovery After Lung Resection: A Before and After Prospective Cohort Study of Activity.

Kaplan SJ, Trottman PA, Porteous GH, Morris AJ, Kauer EA, Low DE, Hubka M.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan;107(1):209-216. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.07.050. Epub 2018 Sep 21.

PMID:
30248326
14.

The clinical, biochemical, and ultrasonographic characteristics of patients with hidradenitis suppurativa in Northern Peninsular Malaysia: a multicenter study.

Loo CH, Tan WC, Tang JJ, Khor YH, Manikam MT, Low DE, Chan KH, Chan KH, Teoh YM, Sohot NQA, Tang MM, Chan LC.

Int J Dermatol. 2018 Dec;57(12):1454-1463. doi: 10.1111/ijd.14210. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

PMID:
30182482
15.

The 2018 ISDE achalasia guidelines.

Zaninotto G, Bennett C, Boeckxstaens G, Costantini M, Ferguson MK, Pandolfino JE, Patti MG, Ribeiro U Jr, Richter J, Swanstrom L, Tack J, Triadafilopoulos G, Markar SR, Salvador R, Faccio L, Andreollo NA, Cecconello I, Costamagna G, da Rocha JRM, Hungness ES, Fisichella PM, Fuchs KH, Gockel I, Gurski R, Gyawali CP, Herbella FAM, Holloway RH, Hongo M, Jobe BA, Kahrilas PJ, Katzka DA, Dua KS, Liu D, Moonen A, Nasi A, Pasricha PJ, Penagini R, Perretta S, Sallum RAA, Sarnelli G, Savarino E, Schlottmann F, Sifrim D, Soper N, Tatum RP, Vaezi MF, van Herwaarden-Lindeboom M, Vanuytsel T, Vela MF, Watson DI, Zerbib F, Gittens S, Pontillo C, Vermigli S, Inama D, Low DE.

Dis Esophagus. 2018 Sep 1;31(9). doi: 10.1093/dote/doy071.

PMID:
30169645
16.

Assessment of body composition and sarcopenia in patients with esophageal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Boshier PR, Heneghan R, Markar SR, Baracos VE, Low DE.

Dis Esophagus. 2018 Aug 1;31(8). doi: 10.1093/dote/doy047. Review.

PMID:
29846548
17.

Defining pneumonia after esophagectomy for cancer: validation of the Uniform Pneumonia Score in a high volume center in North America.

Seesing MFJ, Wirsching A, van Rossum PSN, Weijs TJ, Ruurda JP, van Hillegersberg R, Low DE.

Dis Esophagus. 2018 Jun 1;31(6). doi: 10.1093/dote/doy002.

PMID:
29668913
18.

Abnormal High-Resolution Manometry Findings and Outcomes after Paraesophageal Hernia Repair.

Wirsching A, Zhang Q, McCormick SE, Hubka M, Low DE.

J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Aug;227(2):181-188.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.03.033. Epub 2018 Mar 30.

PMID:
29605727
19.

Benchmarking Complications Associated with Esophagectomy.

Low DE, Kuppusamy MK, Alderson D, Cecconello I, Chang AC, Darling G, Davies A, D'Journo XB, Gisbertz SS, Griffin SM, Hardwick R, Hoelscher A, Hofstetter W, Jobe B, Kitagawa Y, Law S, Mariette C, Maynard N, Morse CR, Nafteux P, Pera M, Pramesh CS, Puig S, Reynolds JV, Schroeder W, Smithers M, Wijnhoven BPL.

Ann Surg. 2019 Feb;269(2):291-298. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002611.

PMID:
29206677
20.

Acute Vs. Elective Paraesophageal Hernia Repair: Endoscopic Gastric Decompression Allows Semi-Elective Surgery in a Majority of Acute Patients.

Wirsching A, El Lakis MA, Mohiuddin K, Pozzi A, Hubka M, Low DE.

J Gastrointest Surg. 2018 Feb;22(2):194-202. doi: 10.1007/s11605-017-3495-x. Epub 2017 Aug 2.

PMID:
28770418
21.

The Importance of Age on Short-Term Outcomes Associated With Repair of Giant Paraesophageal Hernias.

El Lakis MA, Kaplan SJ, Hubka M, Mohiuddin K, Low DE.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun;103(6):1700-1709. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.078. Epub 2017 Apr 20.

PMID:
28433224
22.

Oral Vancomycin Followed by Fecal Transplantation Versus Tapering Oral Vancomycin Treatment for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection: An Open-Label, Randomized Controlled Trial.

Hota SS, Sales V, Tomlinson G, Salpeter MJ, McGeer A, Coburn B, Guttman DS, Low DE, Poutanen SM.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Feb 1;64(3):265-271. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw731. Epub 2016 Nov 9.

PMID:
28011612
23.

Correction: Phylogenetic Analysis Reveals a Cryptic Species Blastomyces gilchristii, sp. nov. within the Human Pathogenic Fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis.

Brown EM, McTaggart LR, Zhang SX, Low DE, Stevens DA, Richardson SE.

PLoS One. 2016 Dec 9;11(12):e0168018. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168018. eCollection 2016.

24.

Accelerated Recovery Within Standardized Recovery Pathways After Esophagectomy: A Prospective Cohort Study Assessing the Effects of Early Discharge on Outcomes, Readmissions, Patient Satisfaction, and Costs.

Schmidt HM, El Lakis MA, Markar SR, Hubka M, Low DE.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep;102(3):931-939. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.04.005. Epub 2016 Jun 7.

PMID:
27283109
25.

Outcomes of Surgical Resection of T1bN0 Esophageal Cancer and Assessment of Endoscopic Mucosal Resection for Identifying Low-Risk Cancers Appropriate for Endoscopic Therapy.

Mohiuddin K, Dorer R, El Lakis MA, Hahn H, Speicher J, Hubka M, Low DE.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Aug;23(8):2673-8. doi: 10.1245/s10434-016-5138-y. Epub 2016 Mar 28.

PMID:
27020584
26.

Survival in Patients With Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Undergoing Trimodality Therapy Is Independent of Regional Lymph Node Location.

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.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar;101(3):1075-80; Discussion 1080-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.09.063. Epub 2015 Dec 8.

PMID:
26680311
27.

Consensus for defining and reporting complications after esophagectomy: an important new step in place for using the same language.

Pera M, Low DE.

Cir Esp. 2015 Nov;93(9):549-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ciresp.2015.09.009. English, Spanish. No abstract available.

PMID:
26549879
28.

Multidisciplinary treatment of T1a adenocarcinoma in Barrett's esophagus: contemporary comparison of endoscopic and surgical treatment in physiologically fit patients.

Schmidt HM, Mohiuddin K, Bodnar AM, El Lakis M, Kaplan S, Irani S, Gan I, Ross A, Low DE.

Surg Endosc. 2016 Aug;30(8):3391-401. doi: 10.1007/s00464-015-4621-z. Epub 2015 Nov 5.

PMID:
26541725
29.

Functional Conduit Disorder Complicating Esophagectomy.

Mohiuddin K, Low DE.

Thorac Surg Clin. 2015 Nov;25(4):471-83. doi: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2015.07.009. Epub 2015 Sep 9. Review.

PMID:
26515947
30.

Complications after esophagectomy: it is time to speak the same language.

Zaninotto G, Low DE.

Dis Esophagus. 2016 Aug;29(6):580-2. doi: 10.1111/dote.12375. Epub 2015 Jun 5. No abstract available.

PMID:
26043784
31.

Pathway to Prevention of Nosocomial Clostridium difficile Infection.

Goldstein EJ, Johnson S, Maziade PJ, McFarland LV, Trick W, Dresser L, Millette M, Mazloum H, Low DE.

Clin Infect Dis. 2015 May 15;60 Suppl 2:S148-58. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ142.

PMID:
25922401
32.

Genetic analysis of invasive pneumococcal isolates from children in Ontario, Canada, 2007-2012.

Deng X, Arya G, Memari N, Mackenzie R, MacMullin G, Low DE, Pillai DR, Gubbay JB.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Jun;34(6):594-8. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000697.

PMID:
25831418
33.

Thoracic multidisciplinary tumor board routinely impacts therapeutic plans in patients with lung and esophageal cancer: a prospective cohort study.

Schmidt HM, Roberts JM, Bodnar AM, Kunz S, Kirtland SH, Koehler RP, Hubka M, Low DE.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 May;99(5):1719-24. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.11.019. Epub 2015 Feb 10.

PMID:
25678503
34.

A standardized anesthetic and surgical clinical pathway for esophageal resection: impact on length of stay and major outcomes.

Porteous GH, Neal JM, Slee A, Schmidt H, Low DE.

Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2015 Mar-Apr;40(2):139-49. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000197.

PMID:
25658034
35.

Successful airway management in a patient with severe proximal achalasia requires interdisciplinary cooperation.

Ekstrom BG, Dance S, Low DE, Fagley RE.

A A Case Rep. 2014 Dec 1;3(11):153-5. doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000094.

PMID:
25612103
36.

International Consensus on Standardization of Data Collection for Complications Associated With Esophagectomy: Esophagectomy Complications Consensus Group (ECCG).

Low DE, Alderson D, Cecconello I, Chang AC, Darling GE, DʼJourno XB, Griffin SM, Hölscher AH, Hofstetter WL, Jobe BA, Kitagawa Y, Kucharczuk JC, Law SY, Lerut TE, Maynard N, Pera M, Peters JH, Pramesh CS, Reynolds JV, Smithers BM, van Lanschot JJ.

Ann Surg. 2015 Aug;262(2):286-94. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001098.

PMID:
25607756
37.

Vancomycin-variable enterococci can give rise to constitutive resistance during antibiotic therapy.

Thaker MN, Kalan L, Waglechner N, Eshaghi A, Patel SN, Poutanen S, Willey B, Coburn B, McGeer A, Low DE, Wright GD.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Mar;59(3):1405-10. doi: 10.1128/AAC.04490-14. Epub 2014 Dec 15.

38.

Global phylogenomic analysis of nonencapsulated Streptococcus pneumoniae reveals a deep-branching classic lineage that is distinct from multiple sporadic lineages.

Hilty M, Wüthrich D, Salter SJ, Engel H, Campbell S, Sá-Leão R, de Lencastre H, Hermans P, Sadowy E, Turner P, Chewapreecha C, Diggle M, Pluschke G, McGee L, Eser ÖK, Low DE, Smith-Vaughan H, Endimiani A, Küffer M, Dupasquier M, Beaudoing E, Weber J, Bruggmann R, Hanage WP, Parkhill J, Hathaway LJ, Mühlemann K, Bentley SD.

Genome Biol Evol. 2014 Dec 4;6(12):3281-94. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evu263.

39.

Effective method for the heat inactivation of Blastomyces dermatitidis.

Brown EM, McTaggart LR, Low DE, Richardson SE.

Med Mycol. 2014 Oct;52(7):766-9. doi: 10.1093/mmy/myu040. Epub 2014 Jul 21.

PMID:
25049039
40.

In vitro activity of new cephalosporins vs Streptococcus pneumoniae from the Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network: 2008-2011.

Green K, McGeer A, Rudnick W, Pong-Porter S, Patel SN, Low DE; Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network (CBSN).

Curr Microbiol. 2014 Nov;69(5):763-7. doi: 10.1007/s00284-014-0622-8. Epub 2014 Jul 15.

41.

Is It Time to Centralize High-risk Cancer Care in the United States? Comparison of Outcomes of Esophagectomy Between England and the United States.

Munasinghe A, Markar SR, Mamidanna R, Darzi AW, Faiz OD, Hanna GB, Low DE.

Ann Surg. 2015 Jul;262(1):79-85. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000805.

PMID:
24979602
42.

Previous antibiotic exposure and antimicrobial resistance in invasive pneumococcal disease: results from prospective surveillance.

Kuster SP, Rudnick W, Shigayeva A, Green K, Baqi M, Gold WL, Lovinsky R, Muller MP, Powis JE, Rau N, Simor AE, Walmsley SL, Low DE, McGeer A; Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network.

Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Oct;59(7):944-52. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu497. Epub 2014 Jun 27.

PMID:
24973312
43.

Clinical cure rates in subjects treated with azithromycin for community-acquired respiratory tract infections caused by azithromycin-susceptible or azithromycin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae: analysis of Phase 3 clinical trial data.

Zhanel GG, Wolter KD, Calciu C, Hogan P, Low DE, Weiss K, Karlowsky JA.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Oct;69(10):2835-40. doi: 10.1093/jac/dku207. Epub 2014 Jun 11.

PMID:
24920652
44.

Evolution of standardized clinical pathways: refining multidisciplinary care and process to improve outcomes of the surgical treatment of esophageal cancer.

Markar SR, Schmidt H, Kunz S, Bodnar A, Hubka M, Low DE.

J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Jul;18(7):1238-46. doi: 10.1007/s11605-014-2520-6. Epub 2014 Apr 29.

PMID:
24777435
45.

Evolutionary pathway to increased virulence and epidemic group A Streptococcus disease derived from 3,615 genome sequences.

Nasser W, Beres SB, Olsen RJ, Dean MA, Rice KA, Long SW, Kristinsson KG, Gottfredsson M, Vuopio J, Raisanen K, Caugant DA, Steinbakk M, Low DE, McGeer A, Darenberg J, Henriques-Normark B, Van Beneden CA, Hoffmann S, Musser JM.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Apr 29;111(17):E1768-76. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1403138111. Epub 2014 Apr 14.

46.

Enhanced recovery pathways lead to an improvement in postoperative outcomes following esophagectomy: systematic review and pooled analysis.

Markar SR, Karthikesalingam A, Low DE.

Dis Esophagus. 2015 Jul;28(5):468-75. doi: 10.1111/dote.12214. Epub 2014 Apr 3. Review.

PMID:
24697876
47.

The survival of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus on 4 household surfaces.

Oxford J, Berezin EN, Courvalin P, Dwyer DE, Exner M, Jana LA, Kaku M, Lee C, Letlape K, Low DE, Madani TA, Rubino JR, Saini N, Schoub BD, Signorelli C, Tierno PM, Zhong X.

Am J Infect Control. 2014 Apr;42(4):423-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.10.016.

PMID:
24679569
48.

Genomic analysis of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA96, the host of carbapenem resistance plasmid pOZ176.

Déraspe M, Alexander DC, Xiong J, Ma JH, Low DE, Jamieson FB, Roy PH.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2014 Jul;356(2):212-6. doi: 10.1111/1574-6968.12435. Epub 2014 Apr 16.

49.

Characterization of invasive group B streptococcus strains from the greater Toronto area, Canada.

Teatero S, McGeer A, Low DE, Li A, Demczuk W, Martin I, Fittipaldi N.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 May;52(5):1441-7. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03554-13. Epub 2014 Feb 19.

50.

Vancomycin-variable Enterococcus faecium: in vivo emergence of vancomycin resistance in a vancomycin-susceptible isolate.

Coburn B, Low DE, Patel SN, Poutanen SM, Shahinas D, Eshaghi A, Willey BM, McGeer A.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 May;52(5):1766-7. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03579-13. Epub 2014 Feb 12.

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