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  • Ikenna Okereke
2014

Treatment of Clinical T2N0M0 Esophageal Cancer

Hardacker, T. J., Ceppa, D. K., Okereke, I., Rieger, K. M., Jalal, S. I., LeBlanc, J. K., DeWitt, J. M., Kesler, K. A. & Birdas, T. J., Oct 8 2014, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 21, 12, p. 3739-3743 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2011
3 Scopus citations

Glomus tumor of the trachea

Okereke, I. C., Sheski, F. D. & Cummings, O. W., Jul 1 2011, In : Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 6, 7, p. 1290-1291 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2012

Thymic carcinoma: Outcomes after surgical resection

Okereke, I. C., Kesler, K. A., Freeman, R. K., Rieger, K. M., Birdas, T. J., Ascioti, A. J., Badve, S., Nelson, R. P. & Loehrer, P. J., May 1 2012, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 93, 5, p. 1668-1673 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2020

COVID-19 Pandemic and Surgical Oncology: Preserving the Academic Mission

Pawlik, T. M., Tyler, D. S., Sumer, B., Meric-Bernstam, F., Okereke, I. C., Beane, J. D., Dedhia, P. H., Ejaz, A., McMasters, K. M. & Tanabe, K. K., Aug 1 2020, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 27, 8, p. 2591-2599 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2012

The "growing teratoma syndrome" in primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: Criteria based on current practice

Kesler, K. A., Patel, J. B., Kruter, L. E., Birdas, T. J., Rieger, K. M., Okereke, I. C. & Einhorn, L. H., Aug 1 2012, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 144, 2, p. 438-443 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2015

Long-term survival after pneumonectomy for primary pulmonary malignant melanoma

Mahowald, M. K., Aswad, B. I., Okereke, I. C. & Ng, T., Apr 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 99, 4, p. 1428-1430 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2013

Support service use and interest in support services among distressed family caregivers of lung cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Champion, V. L., Hanna, N., Jalal, S. I., Fakiris, A. J., Birdas, T. J., Okereke, I. C., Kesler, K. A., Einhorn, L. H., Given, B. A., Monahan, P. O. & Ostroff, J. S., Jul 2013, In : Psycho-Oncology. 22, 7, p. 1549-1556 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2019

Pulmonary hepatoid adenocarcinoma

Ayub, A., Nunez Lopez, O., Booth, A. & Okereke, I., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Trends in lung cancer screening in the United States, 2016–2017

Okereke, I. C., Nishi, S., Zhou, J. & Goodwin, J. S., 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic Disease. 11, 3, p. 873-881 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Correlation between air quality and lung cancer incidence: A county by county analysis

Hughes, B. D., Maharsi, S., Obiarinze, R. N., Mehta, H. B., Nishi, S. & Okereke, I. C., Jan 1 2019, In : Surgery (United States).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

[18F]Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computerized tomography and lung cancer: A significant referral bias exists

Okereke, I. C., Gangadharan, S. P., Kent, M. S., Nicotera, S. P. & DeCamp, M. M., Apr 1 2011, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 39, 4, p. 560-564 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2017

Post-transplant native pneumonectomy for interstitial fibrosis and small cell lung cancer

Li, R. T., Zahedi, S., Trieu, J., Lea, A. S., Calhoun, W. J., Duarte, A. G., Zhao, J. & Okereke, I. C., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Thoracic Disease. 9, 12, p. E1096-E1099

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

Timing to perform VATS for traumatic-retained hemothorax (a systematic review and meta-analysis)

Ziapour, B., Mostafidi, E., Sadeghi-Bazargani, H., Kabir, A. & Okereke, I., Apr 1 2020, In : European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. 46, 2, p. 337-346 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Use of Imaging and Diagnostic Procedures After Low-Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer

Nishi, S. P. E., Zhou, J., Okereke, I., Kuo, Y. F. & Goodwin, J., Feb 2020, In : Chest. 157, 2, p. 427-434 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2016

Historical perspectives of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Joel D. Cooper

Okereke, I. C., Cassivi, S. D. & Moon, M. R., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 151, 6, p. 1440-1443 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations
2019

Microflora composition in the gastrointestinal tract in patients with Barrett's esophagus

Okereke, I., Hamilton, C., Reep, G., Krill, T., Booth, A., Ghouri, Y., Jala, V., Andersen, C. & Pyles, R., 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic Disease. 11, p. S1581-S1587

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017

Clinical Significance of Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum

Potz, B. A., Chao, L. H., Ng, T. T. & Okereke, I., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2019

Commentary: Is radiation needed after resecting an early-stage small cell lung cancer?

Taylor, M. & Okereke, I., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Microbiota of the Oropharynx and Endoscope Compared to the Esophagus

Okereke, I. C., Miller, A. L., Hamilton, C. F., Booth, A. L., Reep, G. L., Andersen, C. L., Reynolds, S. T. & Pyles, R. B., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 10201.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2016

Outcomes after surgical resection of pulmonary carcinoid tumors

Okereke, I. C., Taber, A. M., Griffith, R. C. & Ng, T. T., Mar 2 2016, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 11, 1, 35.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2013

"Supercharged" isoperistaltic colon interposition for long-segment esophageal reconstruction

Kesler, K. A., Pillai, S. T., Birdas, T. J., Rieger, K. M., Okereke, I. C., Ceppa, D., Socas, J. & Starnes, S. L., Apr 1 2013, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 95, 4, p. 1162-1169 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2014

The " cut-in patch-out" technique for Pancoast tumor resections results in postoperative pain reduction: A case control study

Weber, D. J., Okereke, I. C., Birdas, T. J., Ceppa, D. K. P., Rieger, K. M. & Kesler, K. A., Sep 30 2014, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 9, 1, 163.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2016

Effects of Implementation of Lung Cancer Screening at One Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Okereke, I. C., Bates, M. F., Jankowich, M. D., Rounds, S. I., Kimble, B. A., Baptiste, J. V., Ng, T. T. & Nici, L. L., Nov 1 2016, In : Chest. 150, 5, p. 1023-1029 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2014

Malignant solitary fibrous tumour of the bronchus

Okereke, I. C., Frick, D. J., Sheski, F. D. & Cummings, O. W., Jan 2014, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 45, 1, p. 191-192 2 p., ezt286.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Associations of the microbiome and esophageal disease

Okereke, I., Hamilton, C., Wenholz, A., Jala, V., Giang, T., Reynolds, S., Miller, A. & Pyles, R., 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic Disease. 11, p. S1588-S1593

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2013

Economic and social changes among distressed family caregivers of lung cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Champion, V. L., Azzoli, C. G., Hanna, N., Jalal, S. I., Fakiris, A. J., Birdas, T. J., Okereke, I. C., Kesler, K. A., Einhorn, L. H., Monahan, P. O. & Ostroff, J. S., Mar 2013, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 21, 3, p. 819-826 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2012

Risk factors for bronchopleural fistula after right pneumonectomy: Does eliminating the stump diverticulum provide protection?

Birdas, T. J., Morad, M. H., Okereke, I. C., Rieger, K. M., Kruter, L. E., Mathur, P. N. & Kesler, K. A., Apr 1 2012, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 19, 4, p. 1336-1342 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2017

Management of Gastroesophageal Junction Tumors

Okereke, I., Apr 1 2017, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 97, 2, p. 265-275 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Scopus citations
2015

How should we treat air leaks?

Okereke, I., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 149, 4, p. 960-961 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2019

The changing landscape of esophageal disease

Okereke, I., 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic Disease. 11, p. S1579-S1580

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations
2014

Primary epithelioid trophoblastic tumor of the lung

Okereke, I. C. & Chen, S., Apr 2014, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 97, 4, p. 1420-1421 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2019

Commentary: An aortic branch goes to the lung: So what?

Robinson, S. P. & Okereke, I., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Commentary: The transition from resident to attending is a marathon, not a sprint

Okereke, I., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access