The physicians at the BIDMC Chest Disease Center are leaders in their respective fields. Their pioneering research is enabling the development of new treatments and technologies that will improve the outcomes of individuals with chest diseases. Much of this research has been documented in scientific articles.
Following is a selected list of the most recent journal or magazine articles authored by Chest Disease Center physicians.
Sun M, Ernst A, Boiselle PM. MDCT of the central airways - comparison with bronchoscopy in the evaluation of complications of endotracheal and tracheostomy tubes.
Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 2007; 22:136-42
Feller- Kopman D, Berkowitz D, Boiselle P, Ernst A. Large volume thoracentesis and the risk of re-expansion pulmonary edema. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2007; 84:1656-61
Eberhardt R, Anantham D,
Ernst A, Feller- Kopman D, Herth F. Multimodality bronchoscopic diagnosis of peripheral lung lesions.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine. 2007(176):36-41
Eberhardt R, Anantham D, Herth F, Feller- Kopman D,
Ernst A. Electromagnetic navigation diagnostic bronchoscopy in peripheral lung lesions.
Chest. 2007; 131:1800- 5
Ernst A, Majid A, Feller- Kopman D, Guerrero J, Boiselle P, Loring S, O'Donnell C, DeCamp M, Herth FJF, Gangadharan S, Ashiku S. Airway stabilization with silicone stents for treating adult tracheobronchomalacia. Chest. 2007; 132:609-12
Anantham D, Feller- Kopman D, Shanmughan L, Berman SM, Decamp M, Gangadharan SP, Eberhard R, Herth FJF, Ernst, A. Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy guided fiducial placement for robotic stereotactic radiosurgery of lung tumors. A Feasibility Study.
Chest. 2007; 132:930-5
Loring SH, O'Donnell CR, Feller- Kopman DJ, Ernst A. Central airway mechanics and flow limitation in acquired tracheobronchomalacia.
Chest. 2007; 131:1118-1124
Herth FJF, Eberhardt R, Krasnik M, Ernst A. Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration of Lymph Nodes in the Radiologically and PET Normal Mediastinum in Patients with Lung Cancer.
Chest. 2008; 133:887-891
Feller- Kopman D, Lukanich JM, Shapira G, Kolodny U, Schori B, Edenfield E, Temelkuran B, Ernst A, Schindel Y, Fink Y, Bueno R. Gas flow during bronchoscopic ablation therapy causes gas emboli to the heart - a comparative animal study.
Chest. 2008; 133:892-6
Bandi V, Lunn WL, Ernst A, Eberhardt R, Hoffmann H, Herth FJF. Ultrasound vs. CT in detecting
CHEST wall invasion by tumor: a prospective study.
Chest. 2008; 133:881-6
Abrahams NA, Meziane M, Ramalingam P, Mehta A,
DeCamp M, Farver CF. Kent M, Awais O, Schuchert M, Adusumilli P, Keeley S, Alvelo-Rivera M, Landreneau R, Luketich J. Cervical pharyngostomy: an old technique revisited.
Annals of Surgery, in press.
Kent M. Luketich J, Tsai W, Churilla P, Federle M, Landreneau R, Alvelo-Rivera M, Schuchert M. Revisional surgery following esophagectomy: an analysis of 43 cases.
Annals of Thoracic Surgery, in press. Also presented by M. Kent at the
Society for Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2008.
Schuchert M, Pettiford B, Landreneau J, Waxman J, Kilic A, Santos R,
Kent M, El-Sherif A, Abbas G, Luketich J, Landreneau R. Trans-cervical gastric tube drainage facilitates patient mobility and reduces the risk of pulmonary complications after esophagectomy.
Journal of Gastrointestinal Surger
y, in press. Also presented at the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Annual Meeting, 2007.
Kent M, Luketich J, Irshad K, Awais O, Fernando H, Landreneau R, Alvelo-Rivera M. Innovative strategies for the surgical management of esophageal scleroderma.
Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2007; 84:1710-5. Also presented by M. Kent at the
Society for Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, February 2007.
Kent M, d'Amato T, Nordman C, Schuchert M, Landreneau R, Alvelo-Rivera M, Luketich J. Minimally invasive resection of benign esophageal tumors.
Journal of Thoracic Cardiac Surgery. 2007; 134: 176-81.
Fabian T, McKelvey A, Kent M, Federico J. Prone thoracoscopic esophageal mobilization for minimally invasive esophagectomy.
Surgical Endoscopy, 2007; 21: 1667-70.
Boiselle P, Ernst, A., DeCamp M. CT Diagnosis of complete tracheal rings in an adult:
Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 2007; May 22(2):169-71
Srygley J, Gangadharan S,
DeCamp M., Boiselle P, Roberts D, What caused recurrent pneumonia and hemoptysis in this woman
? Journal or Respiratory Diseases. 2007; 28:7
Kino A, Takahashi M, Ashiku SK, DeCamp M., Lenkinski RE, Hatabu H. Optimal breathing protocol for dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI of solitary pulmonary nodules at 3T.
European Journal of Radiology. 2007; Dec:64(3):397-400. Epub 2007 Sep 19.
Kim MP, Ernst A, DeCamp M., Gangadharan SP, Endobronchial ultrasound-facilitated video-assisted lobectomy with wedge bronchoplasty for typical carcinoid tumor of the right middle lobe.
Chest. 2008; Jun:133(6):1474-6
Varlotto JM, Flickinger JC, Recht A, Nikolov MC, DeCamp M., A comparison of survival and disease-specific survival in surgically resected, lymph node-positive bronchioloalveolar carcinoma versus nonsmall cell lung cancer: implications for adjuvant therapy.
Cancer 2008; Apr 1:112(7):1547-54
Washko GR, Fan VS, Ramsey SD, Mohsenifar Z, Martinez F, Make BJ, Sciurba FC, Criner GJ, Minai O, DeCamp M., Reilly JJ, for the National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group. The effect of lung volume reduction surgery on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine. 2008; Jan 15:177(2)