Publications

  1. D'Souza RS, Sims CR 3rd, Andrijasevic N, Stewart TM, Curry TB, Hannon JA, Blackmon S, Cassivi SD, Shen RK, Reisenauer J, Wigle D, Brown MJ. Pulmonary Complications in Esophagectomy Based on Intraoperative Fluid Rate: A Single-Center Study. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Oct; 35 (10):2952-2960 Epub 2021 Jan 12
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  2. Abdelsattar ZM, Allen M, Blackmon S, Cassivi S, Mandrekar J, Nichols F, Reisenauer J, Wigle D, Shen KR. Contemporary Practice Patterns of Lung Volume Reduction Surgery in the United States. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Sep; 112 (3):952-960 Epub 2020 Nov 05
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  3. Polycarpou A, Pahwa S, Blackmon SH, Stulak JM. Novel Innovations for Ventricular Assist Device Infection. ASAIO J. 2021 Aug 10 [Epub ahead of print]
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  4. Bryan DS, Ferguson MK, Antonoff MB, Backhus LM, Birdas TJ, Blackmon SH, Boffa DJ, Chang AC, Chmielewski GW, Cooke DT, Donington JS, Gaissert HA, Hagen JA, Hofstetter WL, Kent MS, Kim KW, Krantz SB, Lin J, Martin LW, Meyerson SL, Mitchell JD, Molena D, Odell DD, Onaitis MW, Puri V, Putnam JB, Seder CW, Shrager JB, Soukiasian HJ, Stiles BM, Tong BC, Veeramachaneni NK. Consensus for Thoracoscopic Left Upper Lobectomy-Essential Components and Targets for Simulation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Aug; 112 (2):436-442 Epub 2020 Oct 27
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  5. Trudell AM, Frankel WC, Luc JGY, Blackmon SH, Kane L, Varghese TK Jr, Antonoff MB. Enhancing Support for Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery through Allyship and Targeted Initiatives. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 29 Epub 2021 July 29
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  6. Hasan IS, Allen MS, Cassivi SD, Harmsen WS, Mahajan N, Nichols FC, Reisenauer J, Shen RK, Wigle DA, Blackmon SH. Autologous blood patch pleurodesis for prolonged postoperative air leaks. J Thorac Dis. 2021 Jun; 13 (6):3347-3358
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  7. Thomas M, Makey IA, Buchanan MA, Heckman MG, White LJ, Lechtenberg BJ, Wigle D, Shen KR, Blackmon SH. A Comparison of Negative Pressure and Conventional Therapy in Infected Open Chest Wounds. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2021 May 26 [Epub ahead of print]
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  8. Chevli N, Bland RE, Farach AM, Pino R, Mathews T, Okoye EI, Blackmon S, Butler EB, Teh BS. Adaptive Radiation Therapy for Intact Thymoma: An Illustrative Report. Anticancer Res. 2021 May; 41 (5):2467-2471
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  9. Faruqi F, Ruddy KJ, Blackmon S. Integrative Approaches to Minimize Peri-operative Symptoms. Curr Oncol Rep. 2021 Apr 28; 23 (6):73
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  10. Ceppa DP, Antonoff MB, Tong BC, Timsina L, Ikonomidis JS, Worrell SG, Stephens EH, Gillaspie EA, Schumacher L, Molena D, Kane LC, Blackmon S, Donington JS. 2020 Women in Thoracic Surgery update on the status of women in cardiothoracic surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 12 [Epub ahead of print]
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  11. Puig CA, Blackmon SH. Technique for Imbricated Repair of Paraconduit Conduit Hernia. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 29 [Epub ahead of print]
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  12. Sudarshan M, Fort MW, Barlow JM, Allen MS, Ravi K, Nichols F, Cassivi SD, Wigle DA, Shen KR, Blackmon SH. Management of Epiphrenic Diverticula and Short-term Outcomes. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Spring; 33 (1):242-246 Epub 2020 Aug 25
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  13. Shemanski KA, Ding L, Kim AW, Blackmon SH, Wightman SC, Atay SM, Starnes VA, David EA. Gender representation among leadership at national and regional cardiothoracic surgery organizational annual meetings. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar; 161 (3):733-744 Epub 2020 Dec 11
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  14. Saddoughi SA, Mitchell K, Antonoff MB, Fruth KM, Taswell J, Mounajjed T, Hofstetter WWL, Rice DC, Shen KR, Blackmon SH. Analysis of Esophagectomy Margin Practice and Survival Implications. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 30 [Epub ahead of print]
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  15. Mahajan NN, Cicek SM, McGregor CGA, Boland JM, Morris JM, Okuno SH, Robinson SI, White DB, Yi ES, Blackmon SH. A Case Series of Long-Term Surgical Outcomes of Primary Pulmonary Artery Sarcomas With Opportunities for 3D-Printed Models in Surgical Planning. Innovations (Phila). 2021 Jan-Feb; 16 (1):94-100 Epub 2020 Oct 20
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  16. Kane L, Litle VR, Blackmon SH, Yanagawa J. The national and global impact of "Women in Thoracic Surgery". J Thorac Dis. 2021 Jan; 13 (1):432-438
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  17. Brown LB, Corl F, Blackmon SH. Surgical staging and resection of malignant pleural mesothelioma. J Thorac Dis. 2020 Dec; 12 (12):7467-7480
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  18. Olive JK, Iranpour N, Luc JGY, Preventza OA, Blackmon SH, Antonoff MB. Representation of Women in the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association: Evidence for Positive Change. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov; 110 (5):1739-1744 Epub 2020 Mar 19
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  19. Lin M, Eiken P, Blackmon S. Image guided thermal ablation in lung cancer treatment. J Thorac Dis. 2020 Nov; 12 (11):7039-7047
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  20. Sawas T, Marya NB, Storm AC, Blackmon SH, Abu Dayyeh BK. Laparoscopic hernia repair and fundoplication with endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty for complex hernia and GERD management in morbid obesity. VideoGIE. 2020 Nov; 5 (11):555-556 Epub 2020 Aug 05
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  21. Cerfolio RJ, Laliberte AS, Blackmon S, Ruurda JP, Hillegersberg RV, Sarkaria I, Louie BE. Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: A Consensus Statement. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct; 110 (4):1417-1426 Epub 2020 Mar 22
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  22. Hasan IS, Mahajan N, Viehman J, Allen MS, Cassivi SD, Lee MK, Nichols FC, Pierson K, Reisenauer JS, Shen RK, Wigle DA, Blackmon SH. Predictors of Patient-Reported Reflux After Esophagectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct; 110 (4):1160-1166 Epub 2020 May 23
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  23. Hannon JD, Warner LL, Stewart TM, Kor TM, Blackmon SH, Brown MJ, Subramanian A. Antinausea Protocol Reduces Hospital Length of Stay for Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Jul; 34 (7):1853-1857 Epub 2020 Feb 27
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  24. Antonoff MB, Stephens EH, Blackmon SH. Meeting the Educational Needs of an Increasingly Diverse Surgical Workforce. JAMA Surg 2020 Jun 1; 155 (6):533-534
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  25. Olive JK, Preventza OA, Blackmon SH, Antonoff MB. Representation of Women in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Authorship and Leadership Positions. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May; 109 (5):1598-1604 Epub 2019 Sept 11
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  26. Corsini EM, Datar SS, Mitchell KG, Zhou N, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, Rajaram R, Rice DC, Roth JA, Sepesi B, Swisher SG, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Blackmon SH, Loree JM, Morris VK, Antonoff MB. High mutational concordance between primary colorectal tumors and associated pulmonary metastases. J Surg Oncol. 2020 May; 121 (6):984-989 Epub 2020 Feb 19
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  27. Lowndes BR, Forsyth KL, Blocker RC, Dean PG, Truty MJ, Heller SF, Blackmon S, Hallbeck MS, Nelson H. NASA-TLX Assessment of Surgeon Workload Variation Across Specialties. Ann Surg. 2020 Apr; 271 (4):686-692
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  28. Ceppa DP, Dolejs SC, Boden N, Phelan S, Yost KJ, Donington J, Naunheim KS, Blackmon S. Sexual Harassment and Cardiothoracic Surgery: #UsToo? Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr; 109 (4):1283-1288 Epub 2019 Aug 24
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  29. Holst KA, Thiels CA, Ubl DS, Blackmon SH, Cassivi SD, Nichols FC 3rd, Shen KR, Wigle DA, Thomas M, Makey IA, Beamer SE, Jaroszewski DE, Allen MS, Habermann EB. Postoperative Opioid Consumption in Thoracic Surgery Patients: How Much Is Actually Used? Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr; 109 (4):1033-1039 Epub 2019 Nov 02
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  30. Abdelsattar ZM, Habermann E, Borah BJ, Moriarty JP, Rojas RL, Blackmon SH. Understanding Failure to Rescue After Esophagectomy in the United States. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar; 109 (3):865-871 Epub 2019 Nov 09
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  31. Breen WG, Garces YI, Olivier KR, Park SS, Merrell KW, Nichols FC, Peikert TD, Molina JR, Mansfield AS, Roden AC, Blackmon SH, Wigle DA. Surgery for Mesothelioma After Radiation Therapy (SMART); A Single Institution Experience. Front Oncol. 2020; 10:392 Epub 2020 Mar 24
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  32. Mahajan NN, Lee MK, Yost KJ, Pierson KE, Viehman JK, Allen MS, Cassivi SD, Nichols FC, Reisenauer JS, Shen KR, Wigle DA, Blackmon SH. Preliminary Normative Standards of the Mayo Clinic Esophagectomy CONDUIT Tool. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2019 Dec; 3 (4):429-437 Epub 2019 Nov 22
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  33. Garant A, Whitaker TJ, Spears GM, Routman DM, Harmsen WS, Wilhite TJ, Ashman JB, Sio TT, Rule WG, Neben Wittich MA, Martenson JA, Tryggestad EJ, Yoon HH, Blackmon S, Merrell KW, Haddock MG, Hallemeier CL. A Comparison of Patient-Reported Health-Related Quality of Life During Proton Versus Photon Chemoradiation Therapy for Esophageal Cancer. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2019 Nov; 9 (6):410-417 Epub 2019 July 13
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  34. Seder CW, Basu S, Ramsay T, Rocco G, Blackmon S, Liptay MJ, Gilbert S. A Prolonged Air Leak Score for Lung Cancer Resection: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov; 108 (5):1478-1483 Epub 2019 July 16
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  35. Bakri K, Blackmon S, Bite U, Moran SL, Sharaf B, Shen K, Allen MS, Banuelos J, Abu-Ghname A. Reconstruction of Oncologic Sternectomy Defects: Lessons Learned from 60 Cases at a Single Institution Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open. 2019.
  36. Banuelos J, Abu-Ghname A, Bite U, Moran SL, Bakri K, Blackmon SH, Shen R, Allen MS, Pairolero PC, Arnold PG, Sharaf B. Reconstruction of Oncologic Sternectomy Defects: Lessons Learned from 60 Cases at a Single Institution. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2019 Jul; 7 (7):e2351 Epub 2019 July 26
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  37. Agzarian J, Visscher SL, Knight AW, Allen MS, Cassivi SD, Nichols FC 3rd, Shen KR, Wigle D, Blackmon SH. The cost burden of clinically significant esophageal anastomotic leaks-a steep price to pay. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May; 157 (5):2086-2092 Epub 2018 Nov 15
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  38. Mahajan NN, Singh Nagpal SJ, Wong Kee Song LM, Blackmon SH. Laparoendoscopic Transgastric Resection of Prepyloric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor. Innovations (Phila). 2019 Feb; 14 (1):66-68 Epub 2019 Feb 11
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  39. Young MC, Saddoughi SA, Aho JM, Harmsen WS, Allen MS, Blackmon SH, Cassivi SD, Nichols FC, Shen KR, Wigle DA. Comparison of Laparoscopic Versus Open Surgical Management of Morgagni Hernia. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan; 107 (1):257-261 Epub 2018 Oct 06
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  40. Sudarshan M, Blackmon SH. Best Practices for Training, Educating and Introducing New Techniques and Technology into Practice. Thorac Surg Clin. 2018 Nov; 28 (4):573-578
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  41. Shen Y, Shen J, Phan K, Tian D, D'Amico TA, Berry MF, Blackmon SH, Meyerson SL, D'Journo XB, Chen YJ, Baron G, Hou Y, Tan L, written on behalf of AME Esophageal Cancer Collaborative Group. A young man with progressive esophageal neoplasms. J Thorac Dis. 2018 Nov; 10 (11):5985-5990
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  42. Lee MK, Yost KJ, Pierson KE, Schrandt AJ, Skaare BJ, Blackmon SH. Standard setting for a novel esophageal conduit questionnaire: CONDUIT Report Card. J Patient Rep Outcomes. 2018 Oct 24; 2 (1):51
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  43. Lee MK, Yost KJ, Pierson KE, Blackmon SH. Patient-reported outcome domains for the esophageal CONDUIT report card: a prospective trial to establish domains. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2018 Oct 10; 16 (1):197
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  44. Reisenauer JS, Mneimneh W, Jenkins S, Mansfield AS, Aubry MC, Fritchie KJ, Allen MS, Blackmon SH, Cassivi SD, Nichols FC, Wigle DA, Shen KR, Boland JM. Comparison of Risk Stratification Models to Predict Recurrence and Survival in Pleuropulmonary Solitary Fibrous Tumor. J Thorac Oncol. 2018 Sep; 13 (9):1349-1362 Epub 2018 June 20
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  45. Ekstein SF, McCambridge A, Edell ES, Koo CW, Blackmon SH. Case of spontaneous whole-lung torsion with literature review. J Thorac Dis. 2018 Sep; 10 (9):E690-E693
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  46. Blackmon SH, Carpenter AJ. Nina Starr Braunwald's Career, Legacy, and Awards: Results of a Survey of The Thoracic Surgery Foundation Award Recipients. Ann Thorac Surg 2018 Aug; 106 (2):633-636 Epub 2018 Mar 16
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  47. Dai M, Joyce DL, Blackmon S, Friedman MPHPA, Espinosa R, Osborn MJ, Huang C, Cha YM. Outcomes of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for transvenous lead extraction. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2018 Jul; 29 (7):1032-1037 Epub 2018 June 14
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  48. Koo CW, Johnson TF, Gierada DS, White DB, Blackmon S, Matsumoto JM, Choe J, Allen MS, Levin DL, Kuzo RS. The breadth of the diaphragm: updates in embryogenesis and role of imaging. Br J Radiol. 2018 Jul; 91 (1088):20170600 Epub 2018 Mar 12
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  49. Laan DV, Agzarian J, Harmsen WS, Shen KR, Blackmon SH, Nichols FC 3rd, Cassivi SD, Wigle DA, Allen MS. A comparison between Belsey Mark IV and laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in patients with large paraesophageal hernia. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul; 156 (1):418-428 Epub 2017 Dec 19
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  50. Abdelsattar ZM, Blackmon SH. Using novel technology to augment complex video-assisted thoracoscopic single basilar segmentectomy. J Thorac Dis. 2018 Apr; 10 (Suppl 10):S1168-S1178
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  51. Reinersman JM, Allen MS, Blackmon SH, Cassivi SD, Nichols FC 3rd, Wigle DA, Shen KR. Analysis of Patients Discharged From the Hospital With a Chest Tube in Place. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr; 105 (4):1038-1043 Epub 2018 Feb 15
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  52. Saddoughi SA, Abdelsattar ZM, Blackmon SH. National Trends in the Epidemiology of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: A National Cancer Data Base Study. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb; 105 (2):432-437 Epub 2017 Dec 07
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  53. Sakata KK, Reisenauer JS, Kern RM, Midthun DE, Utz JP, Blackmon SH, Mullon JJ, Wigle DA. Extracellular matrix fistula plug for repair of bronchopleural fistula. Respir Med Case Rep. 2018; 25:207-210 Epub 2018 Sept 13
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  54. Knight AW, Blackmon SH. Novel hybrid approaches for superior sulcus tumors Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2018; 34:27-35
  55. Reisenauer JS, Puig CA, Reisenauer CJ, Allen MS, Bendel E, Cassivi SD, Nichols FC, Shen RK, Wigle DA, Blackmon SH. Treatment of Postsurgical Chylothorax. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan; 105(1):254-262. Epub 2017 Nov 11.
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  56. Bernstein DT, Zhuge W, Blackmon SH, Marco. A Novel Muscle-Sparing High Thoracotomy for Upper Thoracic Spine Resection and Reconstruction Eur Spine J.2017;
  57. Barbara DW, Broski SM, Blackmon S. Bronchoesophageal fistula. Can J Anaesth. 2017 Dec; 64 (12):1267-1268 Epub 2017 Aug 07
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  58. Abdelsattar ZM, Shen KR, Yendamuri S, Cassivi S, Nichols FC 3rd, Wigle DA, Allen MS, Blackmon SH. Outcomes After Sleeve Lung Resections Versus Pneumonectomy in the United States. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov; 104 (5):1656-1664 Epub 2017 Sept 19
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  59. Bazerbachi F, Blackmon SH, Ravi K, Wong Kee Song LM. Endoscopic esophagoplasty for megaesophagus with sump stasis in end-stage achalasia. VideoGIE. 2017 Nov; 2 (11):274-275 Epub 2017 Sept 28
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  60. K Sakata , J Reisenauer , R Kern , D Midthun , J Utz , S Blackmon , J Mullon , D Wigle . Extracellular Matrix Fistula Plugs for Repair of Bronchopleural Fistula CHEST.2017;152:(4):A968.
  61. Reinersman JM, Wigle DA, Gostout CJ, Song LMWK, Blackmon SH. A novel strategy to initiate a peroral endoscopic myotomy program. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 1; 52 (4):686-691
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  62. Leventakos K, Peikert T, Midthun DE, Molina JR, Blackmon S, Nichols FC, Garces YI, Hallemeier CL, Murphy SJ, Vasmatzis G, Kratz SL, Holland WP, Thomas CF, Mullon JJ, Shen KR, Cassivi SD, Marks RS, Aubry MC, Adjei AA, Yang P, Allen MS, Edell ES, Wigle D, Mansfield AS. Management of Multifocal Lung Cancer: Results of a Survey. J Thorac Oncol. 2017 Sep; 12 (9):1398-1402 Epub 2017 June 03
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  63. Xue Z, Wu F, Pierson KE, Mara KC, Yang P, Roden AC, Packard AT, Blackmon S. Survival in Surgical and Nonsurgical Patients With Superior Sulcus Tumors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep; 104 (3):988-997 Epub 2017 June 23
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  64. Abu Saleh WK, Ramlawi B, Shapira OM, Al Jabbari O, Ravi V, Benjamin R, Durand JB, Leja MJ, Blackmon SH, Bruckner BA, Reardon MJ. Improved Outcomes With the Evolution of a Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Approach to Right Heart Sarcoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul; 104 (1):90-96 Epub 2017 Feb 09
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  65. Elswick SM, Sharaf B, Hammoudeh ZS, Saeed AI, Edell ES, Midthun DE, Blackmon SH. Endobronchial-Guided Vascularized Tissue Flaps for a Bronchopleural Fistula. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul; 104 (1):e1-e3
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  66. Dunning J, Elsaegh M, Nardini M, Gillaspie EA, Petersen RH, Hansen HJ, Helsel B, Naase H, Kornaszewska M, Will MB, Walker WS, Wigle D, Blackmon SH. Microlobectomy: A Novel Form of Endoscopic Lobectomy. Innovations (Phila). 2017 Jul/Aug; 12 (4):247-253
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  67. Sunjaya D, Podboy A, Blackmon SH, Katzka D, Halland M. The effect of pneumatic dilation in management of postfundoplication dysphagia. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2017 Jun; 29 (6) Epub 2017 Feb 12
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  68. Chang AC, Kosinski AS, Raymond DP, Magee MJ, DeCamp MM, Farjah F, Grogan EL, Seder CW, Allen MS, Blasberg JD, Blackmon SH, Burfeind WR, Cassivi SD, Park BJ, Shahian DM. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons composite score for evaluating esophagectomy for esophageal cancer Ann Thorac Surg.2017;103:(5)1661-67.
  69. Dickinson KJ, Taswell JB, Allen MS, Blackmon SH, Nichols FC 3rd, Shen R, Wigle DA, Cassivi SD. Unplanned Readmission After Lung Resection: Complete Follow-Up in a 1-Year Cohort With Identification of Associated Risk Factors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr; 103: (4)1084-1091.
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  70. Dickinson KJ, Wang K, Zhang L, Allen MS, Cassivi SD, Nichols FC 3rd, Shen R, Wigle DA, Blackmon SH. Esophagectomy Outcomes in the Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Era. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar; 103: (3)890-897.
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  71. Abdelsattar ZM, Allen MS, Shen KR, Cassivi SD, Nichols FC, Wigle DA, Blackmon SH. Variation in Hospital Adoption Rates of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy for Lung Cancer and the Effect on Outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb; 103 (2):454-460 Epub 2016 Nov 05
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  72. Molena D, Schlottmann F, Boys JA, Blackmon SH, Dickinson KJ, Dunst CM, Hofstetter WL, Lada MJ, Louie BE, Mungo B, Watson TJ, DeMeester SR. Esophagectomy Following Endoscopic Resection of Submucosal Esophageal Cancer: a Highly Curative Procedure Even with Nodal Metastases. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Jan; 21 (1):62-67 Epub 2016 Aug 25
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  73. Saddoughi SA, Reinersman JM, Zhukov YO, Taswell J, Mara K, Harmsen SW, Blackmon SH, Cassivi SD, Nichols F 3rd, Shen KR, Wigle DA, Allen MS. Survival After Surgical Resection of Stage IV Esophageal Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan; 103 (1):261-266 Epub 2016 Sept 09
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  74. Vallabhajosyula S, Blackmon SH. Left Lower Lobe Pulmonary Torsion. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct; 102 (4):e361
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  75. Allen MS, Blackmon SH, Nichols FC 3rd, Cassivi SD, Harmsen WS, Lechtenberg B, Pierson K, Wigle DA, Shen KR. Optimal Timing of Urinary Catheter Removal After Thoracic Operations: A Randomized Controlled Study. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep; 102 (3):925-930 Epub 2016 June 07
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  76. Raymond DP, Seder CW, Wright CD, Magee MJ, Kosinski AS, Cassivi SD, Grogan EL, Blackmon SH, Allen MS, Park BJ, Burfeind WR, Chang AC, DeCamp MM, Wormuth DW, Fernandez FG, Kozower BD. Predictors of Major Morbidity or Mortality After Resection for Esophageal Cancer: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database Risk Adjustment Model. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jul; 102 (1):207-14 Epub 2016 May 28
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  77. Dickinson KJ, Taswell JB, Allen MS, Blackmon SH, Nichols FC 3rd, Shen R, Wigle DA, Cassivi SD. Factors influencing length of stay after surgery for benign foregut disease. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Jul; 50 (1):124-9 Epub 2016 Apr 15
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  78. Gillaspie EA, Matsumoto JS, Morris NE, Downey RJ, Shen KR, Allen MS, Blackmon SH. From 3-Dimensional Printing to 5-Dimensional Printing: Enhancing Thoracic Surgical Planning and Resection of Complex Tumors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May; 101 (5):1958-62
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  79. Leventakos K, Mansfield AS, Blackmon S, Cassivi S, Shen R, Nichols FC, Molina JR, Allen MS, Aubry MC, Wigle D. 88P: Use of brain imaging in the management of patients with lymph node negative multifocal lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Apr; 11: (4 Suppl)S93-4.
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  80. Blackmon SH, Cooke DT, Whyte R, Miller D, Cerfolio R, Farjah F, Rocco G, Blum M, Hazelrigg S, Howington J, Low D, Swanson S, Fann JI, Ikonomidis JS, Wright C, Grondin SC. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Expert Consensus Statement: A Tool Kit to Assist Thoracic Surgeons Seeking Privileging to Use New Technology and Perform Advanced Procedures in General Thoracic Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar; 101 (3):1230-7
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  81. Ramlawi B, Leja MJ, Abu Saleh WK, Al Jabbari O, Benjamin R, Ravi V, Shapira OM, Blackmon SH, Bruckner BA, Reardon MJ. Surgical Treatment of Primary Cardiac Sarcomas: Review of a Single-Institution Experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb; 101 (2):698-702 Epub 2015 Oct 21
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  82. Dickinson KJ, Blackmon SH. Results of Pulmonary Resection: Colorectal Carcinoma. Thorac Surg Clin. 2016 Feb; 26 (1):41-7
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  83. Saddoughi SA, Taswell J, Harmsen WS, Inra ML, Blackmon SH, Nichols FC 3rd, Cassivi SD, Wigle DA, Shen KR, Allen MS. Surgical Resection of Rare Esophageal Cancers. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan; 101: (1)311-5.
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  84. Boys JA, Worrell SG, Chandrasoma P, Vallone JG, Maru DM, Zhang L, Blackmon SH, Dickinson KJ, Dunst CM, Hofstetter WL, Lada MJ, Louie BE, Molena D, Watson TJ, DeMeester SR. Can the Risk of Lymph Node Metastases Be Gauged in Endoscopically Resected Submucosal Esophageal Adenocarcinomas? A Multi-Center Study. J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Jan; 20 (1):6-12; discussion 12 Epub 2015 Sept 25
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  85. Dickinson KJ, Blackmon SH. Management of Conduit Necrosis Following Esophagectomy. Thorac Surg Clin. 2015 Nov; 25 (4):461-70 Epub 2015 Sept 09
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  86. Rowse PG, Roden AC, Corl FM, Allen MS, Cassivi SD, Nichols FC, Shen KR, Wigle DA, Blackmon SH. Minimally invasive thymectomy: the Mayo Clinic experience. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Nov; 4 (6):519-26
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  87. Allen MS, Blackmon S, Nichols FC, Cassivi SD, Shen KR, Wigle DA. Comparison of Two National Databases for General Thoracic Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct; 100 (4):1155-61; discussion 1161-2 Epub 2015 Aug 25
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  88. Dickinson KJ, Matsumoto J, Cassivi SD, Reinersman JM, Fletcher JG, Morris J, Wong Kee Song LM, Blackmon SH. Individualizing Management of Complex Esophageal Pathology Using Three-Dimensional Printed Models. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Aug; 100(2):692-7.
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  89. Blackmon SH. Management of intraoperative events. Thoracic Surgery Clinics. 2015 Aug; 25(3).
  90. Stephens EH, Gaur P, Hotze KO, Correa AM, Kim MP, Blackmon SH. Super-Charged Pedicled Jejunal Interposition Performance Compares Favorably With a Gastric Conduit After Esophagectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Aug; 100 (2):407-13 Epub 2015 June 20
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  91. Blackmon SH, Feinglass SR. The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for lung cancer screening. Thorac Surg Clin. 2015 May; 25 (2):199-203 Epub 2015 Feb 10
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  92. Lu T, Fischer UM, Marco RA, Naoum JJ, Reardon MJ, Lumsden AB, Blackmon SH, Davies MG. Case Report: En Bloc Resection of Pancoast Tumor with Adjuvant Aortic Endograft and Chemoradiation. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2015 Apr-Jun; 11(2):140-4.
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  93. Gaur P, Lyons C, Malik TM, Kim MP, Blackmon SH. Endoluminal suturing of an anastomotic leak. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Apr; 99(4):1430-2.
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  94. Chen Y, Terajima M, Yang Y, Sun L, Ahn YH, Pankova D, Puperi DS, Watanabe T, Kim MP, Blackmon SH, Rodriguez J, Liu H, Behrens C, Wistuba II, Minelli R, Scott KL, Sanchez-Adams J, Guilak F, Pati D, Thilaganathan N, Burns AR, Creighton CJ, Martinez ED, Zal T, Grande-Allen KJ, Yamauchi M, Kurie JM. Lysyl hydroxylase 2 induces a collagen cross-link switch in tumor stroma. J Clin Invest. 2015 Mar 2; 125 (3):1147-62 Epub 2015 Feb 09
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  95. Dickinson KJ, Blackmon SH. Endoscopic techniques for the management of esophageal perforation Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2015; 20: (3)251-78.
  96. Schaheen L, Blackmon SH, Nason KS. Optimal approach to the management of intrathoracic esophageal leak following esophagectomy: a systematic review. Am J Surg. 2014 Oct; 208 (4):536-43 Epub 2014 July 21
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  97. Ramlawi B, Al-Jabbari O, Blau LN, Davies MG, Bruckner BA, Blackmon SH, Ravi V, Benjamin R, Rodriguez L, Shapira OM, Reardon MJ. Autotransplantation for the resection of complex left heart tumors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Sep; 98(3):863-8. Epub 2014 Jul 31.
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  98. Pham DT, Stephens EH, Antonoff MB, Colson YL, Dildy GA, Gaur P, Correa AM, Litle VR, Blackmon SH. Birth trends and factors affecting childbearing among thoracic surgeons. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Sep; 98 (3):890-5 Epub 2014 July 31
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  99. Subbiah IM, Blackmon SH, Correa AM, Kee B, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Eng C. Preoperative chemotherapy prior to pulmonary metastasectomy in surgically resected primary colorectal carcinoma. Oncotarget. 2014 Aug 30; 5: (16)6584-93.
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  100. Stephens EH, Correa AM, Kim MP, Gaur P, Blackmon SH. Classification of esophageal stent leaks: leak presentation, complications, and management. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jul; 98 (1):297-303; discussion 303-4 Epub 2014 May 13
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  101. Gaur P, Blackmon SH. Jejunal graft conduits after esophagectomy. J Thorac Dis. 2014 May; 6(Suppl 3):S333-40.
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  102. Muesse JL, Blackmon SH, Ellsworth WA 4th, Kim MP. Treatment of sternoclavicular joint osteomyelitis with debridement and delayed resection with muscle flap coverage improves outcomes. Surg Res Pract. 2014; 2014:747315. Epub 2014 Mar 12
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  103. Korst RJ, Bezjak A, Blackmon S, Choi N, Fidias P, Liu G, Marx A, Wright C, Mock S, Rutledge JR, Keshavjee S. Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced thymic tumors: a phase II, multi-institutional clinical trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan; 147 (1):36-44, 46.e1 Epub 2013 Oct 15
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  104. Ertan A, Zaheer I, Correa AM, Thosani N, Blackmon SH. Photodynamic therapy vs radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's dysplasia: efficacy, safety and cost-comparison. World J Gastroenterol. 2013 Nov 07; 19: (41)7106-13.
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  105. Shapira OM, Korach A, Izhar U, Koler T, Wald O, Ayman M, Erez E, Blackmon SH, Reardon MJ. Radical multidisciplinary approach to primary cardiac sarcomas. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Aug; 44: (2)330-5; discussion 335-6.
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  106. Bingham BA, Hatef DA, Chevez-Barrios P, Blackmon SH, Kim MP. Increased FDG activity in a dermatofibroma in esophageal cancer patient. Clin Nucl Med. 2013 Mar; 38: (3)e140-2.
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  107. Kim MP, Brown KN, Schwartz MR, Blackmon SH. Advanced esophageal cancer in patients who underwent radiofrequency ablation for barrett esophagus with high-grade dysplasia. Innovations (Phila). 2013 Jan-Feb; 8: (1)17-22.
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  108. Blackmon SH, Stephens EH, Correa AM, Hofstetter W, Kim MP, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA. Predictors of recurrent pulmonary metastases and survival after pulmonary metastasectomy for colorectal cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Dec; 94 (6):1802-9 Epub 2012 Oct 11
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  109. Lyons CD, Kim MP, Blackmon SH. A novel fixation procedure to eliminate covered self-expanding metal stent migration. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Nov; 94: (5)1748-50.
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  110. Blackmon SH, Correa AM, Skoracki R, Chevray PM, Kim MP, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Vaporciyan AA, Yu P, Walsh GL, Hofstetter WL. Supercharged pedicled jejunal interposition for esophageal replacement: a 10-year experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Oct; 94: (4)1104-11; discussion 1111-3.
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  111. Smolock CJ, Blackmon S, Garami Z, Hassoun HT. Endovascular management of carotid artery stenosis secondary to sclerosing mediastinitis. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Aug; 56: (2)492-5.
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  112. Ramlawi B, David EA, Kim MP, Garcia-Morales LJ, Blackmon SH, Rice DC, Vaporciyan AA, Reardon MJ. Contemporary surgical management of cardiac paragangliomas. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jun; 93: (6)1972-6.
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  113. Mishra DK, Thrall MJ, Baird BN, Ott HC, Blackmon SH, Kurie JM, Kim MP. Human lung cancer cells grown on acellular rat lung matrix create perfusable tumor nodules. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Apr; 93: (4)1075-81.
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  114. Ren H, Blanco, AL, Blackmon SH, Paulino A, Chiang SB, Butler EB, Teh BS, Stephens ES. Clinical outcomes of patients with malignant lung lesions treated with sterotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) in five fractions. J Radiat Oncol. 2012 Mar; 1(1):57-63.
  115. Blackmon SH. Technique of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery diaphragm plication. Oper Tech Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012; 17(4):302-10.
  116. Muesse JL, Blackmon SH, Harris RL, Kim MP. Acute shingles after resection of thoracic schwannoma. Tex Heart Inst J. 2012; 39: (2)265-7.
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  117. Mishra DK, Sakamoto JH, Thrall MJ, Baird BN, Blackmon SH, Ferrari M, Kurie JM, Kim MP. Human lung cancer cells grown in an ex vivo 3D lung model produce matrix metalloproteinases not produced in 2D culture. PLoS One. 2012; 7: (9)e45308.
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  118. David EA, Kim MP, Blackmon SH. Esophageal salvage with removable covered self-expanding metal stents in the setting of intrathoracic esophageal leakage. Am J Surg. 2011 Dec; 202: (6)796-801; discussion 801.
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  119. Bavare C, Kim M, Blackmon S, Ellsworth W, Davies MG, Reardon MJ. Delayed aortic rupture after aortic endograft placement in patient with spinal hardware. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Oct; 92: (4)1512-4.
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  120. Leja MJ, Kim M, Perryman L, Blackmon SH, Reardon MJ. Metastatic melanoma to the intracavitary left ventricle treated using cardiac autotransplantation technique for resection. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2011 Oct-Dec; 7: (4)44-6.
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  121. Ge Y, Ro JY, Kim D, Kim CH, Reardon MJ, Blackmon S, Zhai J, Coffey D, Benjamin RS, Ayala AG. Clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical characteristics of adult primary cardiac angiosarcomas: analysis of 10 cases. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2011 Aug; 15: (4)262-7.
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  122. Stephens EH, Blackmon SH, Correa AM, Roth JA, Rice DC, Hofstetter W, Benjamin R, Mehran R, Swisher SG, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA. Progression after chemotherapy is a novel predictor of poor outcomes after pulmonary metastasectomy in sarcoma patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 May; 212 (5):821-6 Epub 2011 Mar 23
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  123. Kim MP, Correa AM, Blackmon S, Quiroga-Garza G, Weilbaecher D, Bruckner B, Ramlawi B, Rice DC, Vaporciyan AA, Reardon MJ. Outcomes after right-side heart sarcoma resection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar; 91: (3)770-6.
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  124. Deneve JL, Blackmon SH, Feliciano DV. Gastric antral stenosis: late complication of acid ingestion. Am Surg. 2011 Mar; 77: (3)369-70.
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  125. Blackmon SH, Kassis ES, Ge Y, Goldfarb R, Reardon M. Left atrial myxoma embolus to the renal artery: should a nephrectomy be advised? Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jul; 90: (1)289-92.
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  126. Blackmon SH, Reardon MJ. Pulmonary artery sarcoma. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2010 Jul-Sep; 6: (3)38-43.
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  127. Blackmon SH, Santora R, Schwarz P, Barroso A, Dunkin BJ. Utility of removable esophageal covered self-expanding metal stents for leak and fistula management. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Mar; 89: (3)931-6; discussion 936-7.
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  128. Blackmon SH, Reardon MJ. Cardiac Autotransplantation. Oper Tech Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010; 15:147-61.
  129. Blackmon SH, Shah N, Roth JA, Correa AM, Vaporciyan AA, Rice DC, Hofstetter W, Walsh GL, Benjamin R, Pollock R, Swisher SG, Mehran R. Resection of pulmonary and extrapulmonary sarcomatous metastases is associated with long-term survival. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Sep; 88: (3)877-84; discussion 884-5.
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  130. Bakaeen FG, Jaroszewski DE, Rice DC, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SS, Benjamin R, Blackmon S, Reardon MJ. Outcomes after surgical resection of cardiac sarcoma in the multimodality treatment era. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Jun; 137: (6)1454-60.
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  131. Blackmon SH, Rice DC, Correa AM, Mehran R, Putnam JB, Smythe WR, Walkes JC, Walsh GL, Moran C, Singh H, Vaporciyan AA, Reardon M. Management of primary pulmonary artery sarcomas. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Mar; 87: (3)977-84.
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  132. Blackmon SH, Reardon MJ. Surgical treatment of primary cardiac sarcomas. Tex Heart Inst J. 2009; 36: (5)451-2.
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  133. Aburto J, Bruckner BA, Blackmon SH, Beyer EA, Reardon MJ. Renal cell carcinoma, metastatic to the left ventricle. Tex Heart Inst J. 2009; 36: (1)48-9.
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  134. Blackmon SH, Patel A, Reardon MJ. Management of primary cardiac sarcomas. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2008 Oct; 6: (9)1217-22.
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  135. McNiel A, Blackmon S. VATS lobectomy to treat early-stage non-small cell lung cancer. JAAPA. 2008 Sep; 21: (9)31-3, 37.
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  136. Blackmon SH, Patel AR, Bruckner BA, Beyer EA, Rice DC, Vaporciyan AA, Wojciechowski Z, Correa AM, Reardon MJ. Cardiac autotransplantation for malignant or complex primary left-heart tumors. Tex Heart Inst J. 2008; 35: (3)296-300.
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  137. Yendamuri S, Komaki RR, Correa AM, Allen P, Wynn B, Blackmon S, Hofstetter WL, Rice DC, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Mehran RJ. Comparison of limited surgery and three-dimensional conformal radiation in high-risk patients with stage I non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2007 Nov; 2: (11)1022-8.
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  138. Walkes JC, Bavare C, Blackmon S, Reardon MJ. Transaortic resection of an apical left ventricular fibroelastoma facilitated by a thoracoscope. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Sep; 134: (3)793-4.
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  139. Hofstetter W, Correa AM, Bekele N, Ajani JA, Phan A, Komaki RR, Liao Z, Maru D, Wu TT, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Francis A, Blackmon S, Swisher SG. Proposed modification of nodal status in AJCC esophageal cancer staging system. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Aug; 84: (2)365-73; discussion 374-5.
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  140. Blackmon SH, Correa AM, Wynn B, Hofstetter WL, Martin LW, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Swisher SG, Walsh GL, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA. Propensity-matched analysis of three techniques for intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomosis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 May; 83: (5)1805-13; discussion 1813.
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  141. Bruckner BA, DiBardino DJ, Cumbie TC, Trinh C, Blackmon SH, Fisher RG, Mattox KL, Wall MJ. Critical evaluation of chest computed tomography scans for blunt descending thoracic aortic injury. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Apr; 81: (4)1339-46.
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  142. Blackmon S, Lucius C, Wilson JP, Duncan T, Wilson R, Mason EM, Ramshaw B. The use of water-soluble contrast in evaluating clinically equivocal small bowel obstruction. Am Surg. 2000 Mar; 66: (3)238-42; discussion 242-4.
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